Adalaida Blanche Ford

11 December 1882–24 May 1953 (Age 70)
Fredericksburg, Gillespie, Texas, United States

The Life of Adalaida Blanche

When Adalaida Blanche Ford was born on 11 December 1882, in Fredericksburg, Gillespie, Texas, United States, her father, Benjamin Franklin Ford, was 35 and her mother, Maria Christie Purcell, was 34. She married William Walter York on 31 March 1900. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Morenci, Greenlee, Arizona, United States in 1930 and Supervisorial District 1, Greenlee, Arizona, United States in 1940. She died on 24 May 1953, in Miami, Gila, Arizona, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Central Heights, Gila, Arizona, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Walter York
1875–1931
Adalaida Blanche Ford
1882–1953
Marriage: 31 March 1900
Noah Franklin York
1901–1980
George Elvin Washington York
1902–1954
Ella Tennessee York
1903–1977
Thomas Slator York
1904–1957
Walter Abraham York
1906–1958
Joseph Oscar York
1908–1931
Elijah Marion York
1910–2001
Gladys Estelle York
1912–1996
Dora Alice York
1913–1991
Luther Everett York
1916–1992

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
31 March 1900
children

(10)

    Noah Franklin York

    Male1901–1980Male

    George Elvin Washington York

    Male1902–1954Male

    Ella Tennessee York

    Female1903–1977Female

    Male1904–1957Male

    Walter Abraham York

    Male1906–1958Male

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1884

Age 2

Historical Boundaries - 1884: Graham, Arizona Territory, United States; 1909: Greenlee, Arizona Territory, United States; 1912: Greenlee, Arizona, United States
1886

Age 4

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered

Age 19

"Spindletop, located south of Beaumont, becomes the first major oil well to be discovered in Texas. Other fields were discovered in shortly after, which ultimately led to the highly impactful ""oil boom""."

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

Sources (3)

  • Addie York, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Adelaide B York in household of W Walter York, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Addie York in household of Walter W York, "United States Census, 1930"

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