Herbert Marion Ford

10 November 1907–24 July 1942 (Age 34)
Crandon, Forest, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Herbert Marion

When Herbert Marion Ford was born on 10 November 1907, in Crandon, Forest, Wisconsin, United States, his father, Jerome Crocker Ford, was 33 and his mother, Elizabeth Alice Walker, was 27. He died on 24 July 1942, at the age of 34.

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Family Time Line

Jerome Crocker Ford
1873–1932
Elizabeth Alice Walker
1879–1970
Hazel Elizabeth Ford
1902–
Arthur Jerome Ford
1903–1973
Warde Hollis Ford
1906–1979
Herbert Marion Ford
1907–1942
Harris Downing Ford
1910–1951

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World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 1

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 2

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
1917

Age 10

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

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 (2)

  • Herbert Ford in household of Gerome Ford, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Herbert N Ford in household of Jerome C Ford, "United States Census, 1910"

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