Grant Ford

Brief Life History of Grant

When Grant Ford was born in 1792, in Tennessee, United States, his father, Lloyd Ford Jr, was 44 and his mother, Mary Ann Polly Wood, was 36. He married Nackey Ford on 28 February 1811, in Washington, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Monroe, Kentucky, United States in 1860. He died on 30 July 1858, in Washington, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Ford Cemetery, Paris, Monroe, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Grant Ford
1792–1858
Nackey Ford
1796–1854
Marriage: 28 February 1811
James Ford
1813–1892
Sarah Ford
1815–1845
Simon Peter Ford
1816–1896
John William Ford
1820–1850
Lloyd Peter Ford
1821–1868
Rebecca Ford
1823–1880
Cassandra Catherine Ford
1824–1863
Nacha Ford
1827–
Benjamin Thomas Ford
1830–1914
Alexander Ford
1832–1903
Louisa Jane Ford
1834–1912
Rhoda Ford
1838–1922
Malinda Nackey Ford
1840–1912

Sources (31)

  • Grant Ford, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Grant Ford, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
  • Washington County Tennessee Deed Book 32 p. 197

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World Events (8)

1796 · Tennessee Becomes a State

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

1803

Historical Boundaries 1803: Louisiana Purchase, United States 1812: Missouri Territory, United States 1821: Missouri, United States

1812

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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