Mary Ann Ford

11 May 1815–28 July 1888 (Age 73)
Colmworth, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Mary Ann

When Mary Ann Ford was born on 11 May 1815, in Colmworth, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, James Ford, was 29 and her mother, Elizabeth Goodman, was 28. She married Thomas Joyce on 13 February 1838, in Eaton Socon, Bedfordshire, England. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States in 1870 and Marriott-Slaterville, Weber, Utah, United States in 1880. She died on 28 July 1888, in Marriott, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Ogden City Cemetery, Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Joyce
1813–1904
Mary Ann Ford
1815–1888
Marriage: 13 February 1838
Eliza Joyce
1838–1896
Thomas John Joyce
1843–1843
Sarah Joyce
1847–1918
Mary Ann Joyce
1857–1900

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 February 1838Eaton Socon, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children

    (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

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    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 4
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor
    Age 18
    The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.
    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 21
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Forth
    Foard
    Forde
    Foran

    Sources (19)

    • Maryann Jones in household of Thomas Jones, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Mary Ann Ford in entry for Sarah Joyce Powell, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
    • Mary Ann Joice in household of Thomas Joice, "England and Wales Census, 1851"

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