Sarah Ford

8 March 1846–25 August 1854 (Age 8)
Graveley, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Sarah

When Sarah Ford was born on 8 March 1846, in Graveley, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Ford, was 39 and her mother, Rebecca Chandler, was 31. She lived in Graveley, Huntingdonshire, England, United Kingdom in 1851. She died on 25 August 1854, at the age of 8.

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Family Time Line

John Ford
Rebecca Chandler
Thomas Ford
William Ford
Eliza Ford
John Ford
Sarah Ford
Emma Ford
Job Ford
Ann Ford
Joseph Ford
Esther Ford
James Hyrum Ford

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World Events (1)

1854 · The Crimean War
Age 8
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.

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John Ford Senior

In the little town of Gravely, Cambridgeshire, England, John Ford Sr., was born on March 8, 1807, the son of Thomas Ford and Sarah Turner Mason. His parents were very poor, and for a long period were …

Sources (5)

  • Sarah Ford in household of John Ford, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Sally Ford - Church record: birth: 8 March 1846; Graveley, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Sarah Ford in household of John Ford, "England and Wales Census, 1851"

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