Mary Ann Ford

1877–
Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Mary Ann

When Mary Ann Ford was born in 1877, in Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Joseph Ford, was 24 and her mother, Sarah Ann Harrison, was 25. She lived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years.

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Family Time Line

William Joseph Ford
1853–
Sarah Ann Harrison
1852–
David Harrison Ford
1873–
William J Ford Jr
1875–1959
Mary Ann Ford
1877–
Peter Ford
1881–
James J Ford
1883–
John T Ford
1890–

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World Events (8)

1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

Age 0

Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.
1884

Age 7

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1908

Age 31

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

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)

  • Mary M Ford in household of William J Ford, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mary M Ford in household of William J Ford, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mary Ann Ford in household of William Ford, "England and Wales Census, 1881"

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