Emily Ford

1882–Female
Chiselborough, Somerset, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Emily

Emily Ford was born in 1882, in Chiselborough, Somerset, England, United Kingdom as the daughter of Lavinia Ford. She died in Weston-super-Mare, Somerset, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Lavinia Ford
1851–1892
Benjamin Ford
1874–1956
Emily Ford
1882–
James Giles Ford
1888–
Charles William Ford
1892–1965

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World Events (3)

1884

Age 2

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 22

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.
1908

Age 26

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

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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  • Emily Ford in household of Lavinia Ford, "England and Wales Census, 1891"

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