When Eugene Clayton Ledford was born on 10 March 1871, in Lyons, Granville, North Carolina, United States, his father, John Macon Ledford, was 55 and his mother, Nancy Emaline Jarrett, was 44. He died on 1 July 1871, at the age of 0, and was buried in Asheville, Buncombe, North Carolina, United States.
English: habitational name, probably from either of two places called Lydford, in Devon and Somerset. The first is named with the river name Lyd (from Old English hl̄de ‘noisy stream’) + Old English ford, i.e. ‘ford over the Lyd river’. Lydford in Somerset was named ‘ford over the noisy stream’, from Old English hl̄de + ford.