Marie Mariba Ford

9 April 1903–13 April 1992 (Age 89)
Vernal, Uintah, Utah, United States

The Life of Marie Mariba

When Marie Mariba Ford was born on 9 April 1903, in Vernal, Uintah, Utah, United States, her father, Parley Ford, was 31 and her mother, Florence Witty Wilson, was 25. She married William Paul Trisler on 31 December 1925, in Oakland, Alameda, California, United States. She lived in San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States in 1935 and San Rafael Judicial Township, Marin, California, United States in 1940. She died on 13 April 1992, in Stanislaus, California, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Mount Tamalpais Cemetery, San Rafael, Marin, California, United States.

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William Paul Trisler
Marie Mariba Ford
Marriage: 31 December 1925

Spouse and Children

    William Paul Trisler



31 December 1925
Oakland, Alameda, California, United States

Parents and Siblings


    Florence Witty Wilson




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World Events (8)


Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1916 · Parcel Post Bank Constructed

Age 13

"The Bank of Vernal is constructed in 1916, using bricks from Salt Lake City. Later on the bank of Vernal is known as the """"Parcel Post Bank"""" because the bricks used in constructing the building are mailed to Vernal because it is the cheapest method at the time."

Age 24

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

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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Sources (3)

  • Marie Trisler in household of William P Trisler, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Marita Ford in household of Parley P Ford, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Marie Jepsen in household of Parley Ford, "United States Census, 1940"

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