When Jane Emma Mulford was born on 10 March 1859, in Pomeroy, Salisbury Township, Meigs, Ohio, United States, her father, John Mulford, was 34 and her mother, Nancy Rife, was 30. She married Perry Albert Mapes on 21 January 1883, in Gallia, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Cheshire, Cheshire Township, Gallia, Ohio, United States for about 10 years and Athens, Athens, Ohio, United States in 1930. She died on 9 May 1943, in Athens Township, Athens, Ohio, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Gravel Hill Cemetery, Cheshire Township, Gallia, Ohio, United States.
English (Berkshire and Hampshire):
habitational name from Moulsford (Berkshire). The placename probably derives from the Old English personal name Mūl (genitive Mūles) + Old English ford ‘ford’.
habitational name from one or more of several places called with Old English myln ‘mill’ + ford ‘ford’, such as Milford in Witley (Surrey), Milford in Laverstock (Wiltshire), or Milford (Hampshire). There may have been some confusion with Milford .