Sarah Ellen Ford

Brief Life History of Sarah Ellen

When Sarah Ellen Ford was born on 30 April 1855, in Mississippi, United States, her father, William Green Ford, was 26 and her mother, Jane Penn, was 28. She married Samuel Marion Hudson in 1883. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Morgan, Alabama, United States in 1860 and King Township, Johnson, Arkansas, United States in 1900. She died on 30 May 1934, in Clarksville, Johnson, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Woodland Cemetery, Johnson, Kansas, United States.

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Samuel Marion Hudson
Sarah Ellen Ford
Marriage: 1883
Arthur Samuel Hudson
Sarah (Sallie) Malinda Hudson
Marion Colburn Hudson
Mahalia Hardena Hudson
Alva Butler Hudson

Sources (7)

  • Sarah E Ford in household of Jane Ford, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Sarah E Ford in entry for Dena Hudson Sexton, "United States, Social Security Numerical Identification Files (NUMIDENT), 1936-2007"
  • Sarah E Hudson in household of Sun M Hudson, "United States Census, 1900"

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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.

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