Ezra Bickford

19 May 1806–July 1850 (Age 44)
Rochester, Strafford, New Hampshire, United States

The Life Summary of Ezra

When Ezra Bickford was born on 19 May 1806, in Rochester, Strafford, New Hampshire, United States, his father, John Bickford, was 44 and his mother, Love Brown, was 28. He married Abigail Hartford on 28 January 1846, in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States. He died in July 1850, in Grand Island, Hall, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 44.

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Family Time Line

Ezra Bickford
1806–1850
Abigail Hartford
1802–
Marriage: 28 January 1846

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 January 1846Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1808
    Age 2
    Atlantic slave trade abolished.
    1808 · Concord Becomes the Capital
    Age 2
    In 1808, Concord became the capital of New Hampshire. It was originally the Penacook Plantation given to the state by the Massachusetts Bay Colony. 
    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 13
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from either Beckford Farm in Membury (Devon), Bickford Town in Plympton Saint Mary (Devon), or Bickford in Staffordshire. Beckford Farm is from the Old English personal name Becca + Old English ford ‘ford’, whereas the other two examples are derived from the Old English personal name Bicca + ford ‘ford’. The surname is more common in Devon and Cornwall.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Possible Related Names

    Bigford

    Story Highlight

    Ezra Bickford, pioneer

    Ezra Bickford Ezra Bickford was born May 19, 1806 in Rochester, Strafford, NH to John and Lovey Bickford. Married about 1829 to Abigail Hartford, probably in Eaton, Strafford County, as that was their …

    Sources (7)

    • Legacy NFS Source: Ezra Bickford - Published information: death: July 1850; Grand Island, Hall, Nebraska, United States
    • Ezra Bickford, "Utah, FamilySearch, Early Church Information File, 1830-1900"
    • Ezra Bickford, "Utah, FamilySearch, Early Church Information File, 1830-1900"

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