Jacob Ford

25 July 1767–30 May 1809 (Age 41)
Austerlitz, Columbia, New York, United States

The Life of Jacob

When Jacob Ford was born on 25 July 1767, in Austerlitz, Columbia, New York, United States, his father, Jacob Ford, was 23 and his mother, Abigail Curtice, was 21. He died on 30 May 1809, in his hometown, at the age of 41, and was buried in Austerlitz, Columbia, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jacob Ford
1744–1837
Abigail Curtice
1746–1819
Abigail Ford
1765–1850
Sylvester Ford
1770–1846
Jacob Ford
1767–1809
Levina Ford
1768–1822
Ansyl Ford
1772–1850
Elijah Ford
1774–1852
Olive Ford
1776–1823
Isaac Ford
1778–1885
Aaron Ford
1780–1845
Sally Ford
1782–1856

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World Events (8)

1776

Age 9

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 9

New York is the 11th state.
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 14

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

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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  • Jacob Ford, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Jacob Ford in the North America, Family Histories, 1500-2000

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