Joseph Ford

16 December 1852–20 March 1948 (Age 95)
Graveley, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Joseph

When Joseph Ford was born on 16 December 1852, in Graveley, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Ford, was 45 and his mother, Rebecca Chandler, was 37. He married Emma Garn on 7 February 1876, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 11 daughters. He lived in Centerville Election Precinct, Davis, Utah, United States in 1900 and Centerville, Davis, Utah, United States for about 20 years. He died on 20 March 1948, in Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States, at the age of 95, and was buried in Centerville City Cemetery, Centerville, Davis, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Ford
1852–1948
Emma Garn
1857–1934
Marriage: 7 February 1876
Mary Magdalene Ford
1877–1877
Alice Ford
1878–1878
Joseph Ford
1879–1879
Emma Ford
1880–1880
Rebecca Ford
1881–1966
Edmund Ford
1882–1882
Alvin Leroy Ford
1883–1952
Luella Ford
1886–1888
Edna Elizabeth Ford
1888–1965
Amy Irene Ford
1890–1925
Ella Ford
1892–1892
Lunetta Ford
1893–1965
Esther Marie Ford
1895–1962
Orval James Ford
1897–1899
Elna Eliza Ford
1899–1992
Rulon Garn Ford
1900–1997

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 February 1876Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (16)

    +11 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1857 · Bountiful Tabernacle Groundbreaking
    Age 5
    The groundbreaking of the Bountiful Tabernacle began with the dedicatory prayer given by Lorenzo Snow on a cold February morning in 1857. The building was designed by Augustus Farnham.
    1863
    Age 11
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1877 · The First Stake was organized in Bountiful
    Age 25
    Thirty years after the foundation of Bountiful, the first stake was organized by Heber C. Kimball and is still functioning today with eight wards being affiliated with it.

    Name Meaning

    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 called with this word, such as Ford (Durham, Herefordshire, Northumberland, Shropshire, Sussex), Ford in Sefton (Lancashire), Ford in Crediton and Ford in Holcombe Rogus (both Devon), Ford in Litton and Ford in Wiveliscombe (both Somerset).Irish: Anglicized form (quasi-translation) of various Gaelic names, for example MacGiolla 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 ).Americanized form of French Faure ‘blacksmith’.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Forth
    Foard
    Forde
    Foran

    Story Highlight

    John Ford Senior

    In the little town of Gravely, Cambridgeshire, England, John Ford Sr., was born on March 8, 1807, the son of Thomas Ford and Sarah Turner Mason. His parents were very poor, and for a long period were …

    Sources (63)

    • Joseph Ford in entry for Unknown, "Utah, County Birth and Death Records,1892-1951"
    • Joseph Ford, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Joseph Ford in entry for Rulon G Ford and Arvilla Roberts, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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