Clara May Ford

October 1871–
Hereford, Herefordshire, England

The Life Summary of Clara May

When Clara May Ford was born in October 1871, in Hereford, Herefordshire, England, her father, William Frederick Ford, was 34 and her mother, Hannah Woodyatt, was 27. She lived in Lingen, Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom in 1901 and Worthing, Sussex, England, United Kingdom in 1911.

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Family Time Line

William Frederick Ford
1837–1900
Hannah Woodyatt
1844–
Clara May Ford
1871–
Walter Frederick Ford
1873–
Hannah Louisa Ford
1877–
Harold Ford
1883–

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World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children
Age 9
School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.
1884
Age 13
Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1904 · The Entente Cordiale
Age 33
The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

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.

Possible Related Names

Forth
Foard
Forde
Furth
Foran

Sources (9)

  • Clara May Ford in household of Alfred Geo Potter, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Clara M Ford in household of William F Ford, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Clara May Ford, "England, Herefordshire Bishop's Transcripts, 1583-1898"

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