Elizabeth Ford

about 1803–after 11 April 1838 (Age 35)
Washington, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Ford was born about 1803, in Washington, Tennessee, United States, her father, John Ford, was 24 and her mother, Susanna Jackson, was 16. She died after 11 April 1838, at the age of 35.

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Family Time Line

John Ford
1779–1841
Susanna Jackson
1787–1850
Elizabeth Ford
1803–1838
Mary Ford
1804–1866
John Washington Ford
1811–
Rhoda Ford
1820–1887
Grant Ford
1830–
Martha J. Ford
1835–
Jonathan Ford
1810–1892
James Ford
1812–
Nancy Ford
1814–
Elizabeth Ford
1818–1838
Sarah Ford
1820–1897
Francis Ford
1825–1897
Thomas Fletcher Ford
1826–1900
Barbara Ford
1829–
Eliza Louisa Ford
1833–

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(15)

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World Events (3)

1803

Age 0

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1803 · The U.S doubles in size

Age 0

The United States purchased all the Louisiana territory (828,000 sq. mi) from France, only paying 15 million dollars (A quarter trillion today) for the land. In the purchase, the US obtained the land that makes up 15 US states and 2 Canadian Provinces. The United States originally wanted to purchase of New Orleans and the lands located on the coast around it, but quickly accepted the bargain that Napoleon Bonaparte offered.
1835 · The Hermitage is Built

Age 32

The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.

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

Sources (1)

  • Washington County Tennessee Will of John Ford

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