When Myrtle Acenath Ford was born on 10 September 1872, in Michigan, United States, her father, James Harry Ford, was 25 and her mother, Cynthia A. King, was 24. She married Henry Albert Herzer on 17 June 1896, in Albion, Calhoun, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Ann Arbor, Washtenaw, Michigan, United States in 1900 and Albion, Calhoun, Michigan, United States for about 10 years. She died on 24 March 1955, in Princess Anne, Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States, at the age of 82.
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 called with this word, such as Ford (Durham, Herefordshire, Northumberland, Shropshire, Sussex), Ford in Sefton (Lancashire), Ford in Crediton and Ford in Holcombe Rogus (both Devon), Ford in Litton and Ford in Wiveliscombe (both Somerset).
Irish: Anglicized form (quasi-translation) of various Gaelic names, for example MacGiolla 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 ).
Americanized form of French Faure ‘blacksmith’.