Lloyd Ford Jr

Brief Life History of Lloyd

When Lloyd Ford Jr was born in 1748, in Baltimore, Maryland, United States, his father, Lloyd Price Ford Sr, was 21 and his mother, Mary Fraser Grant, was 15. He married Mary Ann Polly Wood on 20 February 1780, in Baltimore, Maryland, United States. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 18 November 1843, in Washington, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 95, and was buried in Gray, Washington, Tennessee, United States.

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Lloyd Ford Jr
Mary Ann Polly Wood
Marriage: 20 February 1780
James Ford
Thomas Ford Sr.
Lloyd Ford III
Mary Ford
Rebecca Ford
Enoch Ford
Alexander Ford
Grant Ford
Nancy Jane Ford
Elizabeth Ford
William Ford
John Ford
Benjamin W Ford

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  • Loyd Ford, "United States Census, 1840"
  • Lloyd Ford, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Lloydry Ford, "United States, Freedmen's Bureau, Records of Freedmen's Complaints, 1865-1872"

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Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.


Maryland is the 7th state.

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

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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Loyd Ford of Washington County, Tennessee - Revolutionary War Pension Record

Source: Revolutionary War Pension Record Repository: Family History Library; Salt Lake City, Utah Call No. FHL971001 Loyd Ford of Washington County, Tennessee, private S2555 - Vol. A p. 128 Applied …

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