Benjamin Ford

1879–
Arkansas, United States

The Life Summary of Benjamin

When Benjamin Ford was born in 1879, in Arkansas, United States, his father, Boaz Ford, was 37 and his mother, Frances Elizabeth Tomisil, was 28. He lived in Upper Township, Crawford, Arkansas, United States in 1880.

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Family Time Line

Boaz Ford
1842–1912
Frances Elizabeth Tomisil
1851–
J L Ford
1870–1871
Dicey Ford
Martha Adline Ford
1872–1958
David Connor Ford
1875–1947
Benjamin Franklin Ford
1877–1962
Charles W Ford
1879–
Benjamin Ford
1879–
John Ford
1891–

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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
Age 2
Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1883 · The Mosaic Templar is Founded
Age 4
The Mosaic Templar is an African American fraternal organization founded in Little Rock. it was founded by former slaves, John Edward Bush and Chester W. Keatts. It was part of a movement that was going on at the time, where everyone was forming fraternities and sororities. The main departments for this one where endowment, monument, analysis, uniform, rank, recapitulation, records, and a juvenile division.
1910 · The BSA is Made
Age 31
Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

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

Foran
Furth
Foard
Forde
Forth

Sources (1)

  • Benjamin Ford in household of Boaz Ford, "United States Census, 1880"

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