Alfred Charles Ford

28 September 1833–8 December 1882 (Age 49)
Tipton, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Alfred Charles

When Alfred Charles Ford was born on 28 September 1833, in Tipton, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Charles Ford, was 26 and his mother, Hannah Steventon, was 21. He married Matilda Boel-Helena Rasmussen on 26 December 1863, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Sollers Hope, Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom in 1851. He died on 8 December 1882, in Kanab, Kane, Utah, United States, at the age of 49, and was buried in Kanab City Cemetery, Kanab, Kane, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alfred Charles Ford
1833–1882
Matilda Boel-Helena Rasmussen
1838–1907
Marriage: 26 December 1863
Hannah Matilda Ford
1865–1923
Isabell Caroline Ford
1868–1950
Alfred Rasmusson Ford
1870–1937
Alfreda Ford
1873–1939
Almeda Ford
1873–1948
Charles Edwin Ford
1877–1949

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 December 1863Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (6)

    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

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    World Events (7)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 3
    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.
    1843
    Age 10
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 21
    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.

    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 (33)

    • Alfred Ford in household of Charles Ford, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Alfred Ford in entry for Almeda Ford Carn, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
    • Alfred Ford, "United States Census, 1870"

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