Mary Ford

7 November 1735–1779 (Age 43)
Windham, Windham, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Mary

When Mary Ford was born on 7 November 1735, in Windham, Windham, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, her father, John Ford, was 18 and her mother, Mary Pease, was 24. She married John Robinette in 1750. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 daughters. She died in 1779, in Wilkes, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 44.

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Family Time Line

John Robinette
1734–1805
Mary Ford
1735–1779
Marriage: 1750
Robert Robinett
1755–
Jesse Robinett Sr.
1755–1820
Ezekiel Robinett
1757–
Zebulon Robinett
1774–1828
Margaret Robinett
1760–
Samuel Houston Robinette
1764–1850
John Robinett Jr
1766–1809
Jeremiah Robinette
1768–1834
Rachel Robinette
1777–1845
Mary "Polly" Robinett
1778–1850

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1750
children

(10)

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (2)

1776

Age 41

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 41

North Carolina is the 12th state.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Mary Fford, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Mary Ford, "Connecticut Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Mary Polly - Published information: birth-name: Mary Polly

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