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Tuesday, August 22, 2006

Johnathon Ford c1815 - 1890

Great Great Grandad Johnathon Ford born 1815 in Foleshill, Warwickshire. Mother and Father unknown as yet.

Married Mary Ford (nee Harding) at St. Laurence Church, Foleshill in 1835.

They had the following children:
  1. Francis (Fanny) Ford born 1837 Foleshil
  2. Thomas Ford born 1838 Foleshill
  3. John Ford born 1840 Foleshill
  4. Charles Ford born 1844 Foleshill
  5. Harriett Ford born 1847 Foleshill
  6. Eliza Ford born 1850 Foleshill
  7. Josiah Ford born 1852 Foleshill - Great Grandad, father of Gladys.
Johnathon was widowed in September 1854. In March 1858 at Foleshill Johnathon married Amelia Kimberley (born Bedford 1821/22).

They had further children:
  1. Amos born 1862 Foleshill
  2. Amelia born 1865 Foleshill (died aged 16 in March 1881)
In the 1881 census Johnathon is listed as a platelayer , living at Station Road, in the hamlet of Longford, Foleshill.

In the 1871 census he is listed as labourer and Amelia as a weaver.

In 1841 census he is listed as living at Oldbrooks, Foleshill, and an agricultural labourer.

Johnathon died on 8th May 1890 aged 72 at Foleshill. The death certicate lists the cuse of death as senile decay and the death was registered by his daughter Harriet.


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