Nina May Ford

August 1881–26 May 1951 (Age 69)
Albion, Calhoun, Michigan, United States

The Life Summary of Nina May

When Nina May Ford was born in August 1881, in Albion, Calhoun, Michigan, United States, her father, James Harry Ford, was 34 and her mother, Cynthia A. King, was 33. She married Heman Emory Grant on 26 October 1907, in Albion, Calhoun, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States for about 10 years. She died on 26 May 1951, in Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Albion, Calhoun, Michigan, United States.

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Heman Emory Grant
1878–1973
Nina May Ford
1881–1951
Marriage: 26 October 1907
Albert Ford Grant
1909–1994

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World Events (8)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act
Age 1
A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1884 · Largest Island Park in the Nation
Age 3
Belle Isle Park is a 982-acre island park in the Detroit River between Michigan and Ontario. Belle Isle is the largest city-owned island park in the United States, and it is connected to mainland Detroit by the MacArthur Bridge. It's home to the Belle Isle Aquarium, the Belle Isle Conservatory, the Belle Isle Nature Center, the Detroit Boat Club, the James Scott Memorial Fountain, the Dossin Great Lakes Museum, a municipal golf course, a half-mile swimming beach, and numerous monuments.
1900 · Gold for Cash!
Age 19
This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name for someone who lived near a ford, Middle English, Old English ford, or a habitational name from one of the many places named with this word, such as Ford in Northumberland, Shropshire, and West Sussex, or Forde in Dorset.2 Irish: Anglicized form (quasi-translation) of various Gaelic names, for example Mac Giolla na Naomh ‘son of Gilla na Naomh ’ (a personal name meaning ‘servant of the saints’), Mac Conshámha ‘son of Conshnámha ’ (a personal name composed of the elements con ‘dog’ + snámh ‘to swim’), in all of which the final syllable was wrongly thought to be áth ‘ford’, and Ó Fuar(th)áin ( see Foran ).3 Jewish: Americanized form of one or more like-sounding Jewish surnames.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Forth
Foard
Forde
Furth
Foran

Sources (12)

  • Nina M Ford in household of James H Ford, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Nina Grant in household of Heman E Grant, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Nina Grant in household of Heman E Grant, "United States Census, 1920"

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