When Constant Whitford was born in 1760, in West Greenwich, Kent, Rhode Island, British Colonial America, his father, Thomas Whitford, was 26 and his mother, Alice Matteson, was 26. He married Martha Hunter about 1779, in Coventry, Kent, Rhode Island, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He registered for military service in 1776. He died on 15 September 1840, in Ticonderoga, Ticonderoga, Essex, New York, United States, at the age of 80.
English and Scottish: habitational name from Whitford in Shute (Devon) or Whitford in Bromsgrove (Worcestershire) in England. In Scotland, from Whiteford near Paisley (Renfrewshire). The placenames probably derive from Old English hwīt ‘white’ + ford ‘ford’ or their Scots equivalents.
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