Nackey Ford

Brief Life History of Nackey

Nackey Ford was born in 1796, in Ford Crossing, Washington, Tennessee, United States as the daughter of Thomas Ford and Nancy Wood. She married Grant Ford on 28 February 1811, in Washington, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Greene, Tennessee, United States in 1850. She died on 9 August 1854, in Monroe, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Monroe, Kentucky, United States.

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Grant Ford
Nackey Ford
Marriage: 28 February 1811
James Ford
Sarah Ford
Simon Peter Ford
John William Ford
Lloyd Peter Ford
Rebecca Ford
Cassandra Catherine Ford
Nacha Ford
Benjamin Thomas Ford
Alexander Ford
Louisa Jane Ford
Rhoda Ford
Malinda Nackey Ford

Sources (13)

  • Mackey Ford in household of William Ford, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Nacky Ford, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
  • Nacky Ford, "Find A Grave Index"

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World Events (8)

1796 · Tennessee Becomes a State

On June 1, 1796, Tennessee became the 16th state.

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.


War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

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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