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.
MARRIAGE about 1722 New York Colony, British Colonial America
Male1723– • Male
Male1725– • Male
Male1727– • Male
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.