Lula B. Ford

17 August 1908–30 March 1983 (Age 74)
Monroe, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Lula B.

When Lula B. Ford was born on 17 August 1908, in Monroe, Kentucky, United States, her father, Thomas A. Ford, was 21 and her mother, Ella Netherton, was 16. She had at least 1 daughter with Raymond Everett Lee. She lived in Tompkinsville, Monroe, Kentucky, United States for about 10 years and Magisterial District 6 West Tompkinsville, Monroe, Kentucky, United States in 1940. She died on 30 March 1983, at the age of 74, and was buried in Neal Cemetery, Fountain Run, Monroe, Kentucky, United States.

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Raymond Everett Lee
Lula B. Ford
Ruby Evelyn Lee

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    Raymond Everett Lee





    Ruby Evelyn Lee


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World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 1

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
1912 · McCreary County Created

Age 4

Named after James B. McCreary a Confederate war hero and two time Governor of Kentucky McCreary County was created in 1912.

Age 21

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Lula Lee in household of Raymond Lee, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lula Lee in household of Raymond Lee, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lula Ford in household of Stokes Netherton, "United States Census, 1920"

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