Mary Ann Polly Wood

Brief Life History of Mary Ann Polly

When Mary Ann Polly Wood was born in 1756, in Baltimore, Maryland, United States, her father, James Wood, was 15 and her mother, Susanna E. Wade, was 24. She married Lloyd Ford Jr on 20 February 1780, in Baltimore, Maryland, United States. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 4 daughters. She died in 1842, in Washington, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 86.

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Family Time Line

Lloyd Ford Jr
1748–1843
Mary Ann Polly Wood
1756–1842
Marriage: 20 February 1780
James Ford
1782–1860
Thomas Ford Sr.
1802–1872
Lloyd Ford III
1783–1863
Mary Ford
1785–1850
Rebecca Ford
1788–1816
Enoch Ford
1788–1880
Alexander Ford
1789–1863
Grant Ford
1792–1858
Nancy Jane Ford
1795–1879
Elizabeth Ford
1796–
William Ford
1797–1858
John Ford
1800–
Benjamin W Ford
1808–

Sources (2)

  • Maryland Marriages, 1655-1850
  • Maryland Records Colonial, Revolutionary, County, and Church from Original Sources Vol. I

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World Events (8)

1776

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

1776

Maryland is the 7th state.

1781

In 1781, Maryland donated land to be used for part of Washington, D. C.

Name Meaning

English: mainly a topographic name for someone who lived in or by a wood, from Middle English wode ‘wood’ (Old English wudu). In North America, the English form of the surname has absorbed cognates from other languages, such as French Bois and Polish Les .

English: in a few cases, a nickname for an eccentric or perhaps a violent person, from Middle English wode ‘frenzied, wild’ (Old English wōd).

Americanized form of French Gadbois .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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