James Eugene Ford

8 March 1907–4 May 1970 (Age 63)
Pueblo, Pueblo, Colorado, United States

The Life of James Eugene

When James Eugene Ford was born on 8 March 1907, in Pueblo, Pueblo, Colorado, United States, his father, Francis Eugene Ford, was 55 and his mother, Nellie Brown, was 27. He married Ruth E Crawford on 16 August 1928, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Bell, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1930 and Compton Judicial Township, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1940. He died on 4 May 1970, in Laguna Hills, Orange, California, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Rose Hills Memorial Park, Whittier, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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James Eugene Ford
1907–1970
Ruth E Crawford
1906–1991
Marriage: 16 August 1928
William Eugene Ford
1931–2012

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
16 August 1928
Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States
children

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    William Eugene Ford

    Male1931–2012Male

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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 · Garden of the Gods Park

Age 2

In 1879, railroad tycoon, Charles Elliott Perkins bought 240 acres whrere The Garden of the Gods is located, and planned to use it as a summer home. Perkins died in 1907 before he could establish it as a public park. Perkin's children donated the now 480 acres to the city of Colorado Springs, to become a public park.
1927

Age 20

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

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 (3)

  • Eugene F Ford, Jr in household of Eugene F Ford, "United States Census, 1920"
  • James E Ford, "United States Census, 1940"
  • J Eugene Ford, "United States Census, 1930"

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