Marverine Ford

1 August 1894–2 August 1953 (Age 59)
Elmwood, Smith, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Marverine

When Marverine Ford was born on 1 August 1894, in Elmwood, Smith, Tennessee, United States, her father, Marvin McKendree Ford, was 25 and her mother, Frances Penelope Kelly, was 19. She married Thomas Boyers Baker Sr. on 7 March 1915, in Davidson, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Civil District 16, Smith, Tennessee, United States in 1900 and Civil District 3, Sumner, Tennessee, United States for about 20 years. She died on 2 August 1953, in Gallatin, Sumner, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Gallatin, Sumner, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Boyers Baker Sr.
Marverine Ford
Marriage: 7 March 1915
Thomas Boyers Baker Jr.
Elaine Baker
Geraldine Baker
Marvin Charles Baker

Spouse and Children

7 March 1915
Davidson, Tennessee, United States


    Thomas Boyers Baker Jr.


    Elaine Baker


    Geraldine Baker


    Marvin Charles Baker


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 4

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 16

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

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)

  • Morganini Baker in household of Tom B Baker, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Marvirine F Baker in household of Thomas B Baker, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Marvirine M Baker in household of Thomas B Baker, "United States Census, 1930"

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