Sarah Ford

about 1706–
New York City, New York County, New York Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Sarah

Sarah Ford was born about 1706, in New York City, New York County, New York Colony, British Colonial America. She married Caleb Griffin about 1722, in New York Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 3 sons.

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Caleb Griffin
1701–1796
Sarah Ford
1706–
Marriage: about 1722
Jacob Griffin
1723–
Henry Griffin
1725–
Benjamin Griffin
1727–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1722
New York Colony, British Colonial America
children

(3)

    Jacob Griffin

    Male1723–Male

    Henry Griffin

    Male1725–Male

    Benjamin Griffin

    Male1727–Male

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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