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From: Linda Reno <>
Subject: Re: [MDSTMARY-L] Robert Ford
Date: Tue, 11 Dec 2001 15:23:28 -0500
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I agree with Norma on this.
"Jerry L. Clark" wrote:
> Dear List,
> >If what Norma is saying is correct then we definitely have things
> >confused on the Ford Family.
> Mary Donnelly has the Robert Ford Jr. who she says married Mary
> Clarke as having children: Robert Ford, Jr. John Ford, Honora Ford,
> Margaret Ford and Mary Ford.
> I won't go into all her claims, but if Norma is correct then I have
> to change all the data on Ford Family because they are all in the
> wrong generation.
> I'm not an authority on the Ford Family so please can someone 2nd the
> information Norma is providing, because it differs greately from Mary
> Donnelly's, of course it would not be the 1st time Mary Donnelly got
> things confused, but I want to be certain before I rearrange all my
> data again on Ford Family.
> Linda what do you have?
> >I'm not real sure as you are not supplying enough information for me to
> >absolutely identify the persons of whom you are speaking, but I think you
> >are getting your Ford generations mixed up.
> >First Ford generation Robert Ford and his wife Lydia. They had their
> >immigration land grants proved 9 May 1667, this land was the Strand. Long in
> >Dispence - 75 Acres - Surveyed 9 June 1670 for Robert FORD, Patent issued 10
> >March 1670/1. The Maypole - 96 Acres - Surveyed 16 December 1674 for Robert
> >FORD, Patent issued 23 September 1675. They were the parents of Robert Ford,
> >Jr. John Ford, Honora Ford, Margaret Ford and Mary Ford. Since he was not
> >given land for the transportation of his children that I know, they were
> >probably all born in Maryland.
> >Second Generation Robert Ford b. abt 1664 d. 1740, gave a depo 1715 saying
> >he was 51. first wife unknown, 2/d Mary Heard, 3/d Margaret. Parent of
> >Robert, John, Peter, Monica, Anastacia, Teresa. He's a tad old to be the
> >wife of Mary Clarke, daughter of Edward Clarke and Mary Kirkley and have her
> >be the first unknown wife and mother of his children
> >Third Generation Robert Ford married Rachel Howard, and Theresa Van
> >Swearingen, Robert and Rachel parents of Monica Ford.
> >First Clarke Generation Edward Clarke (d. bef Mar 1676/77) and wife Ann
> >Shircliffe. Parents of Edward Clarke (period!) Didn't mention the land
> >Downham or Down Home in his will. Presumably sold before his death.
> >Second Generation, Edward Clarke and Mary Kirkley, Edward under age 18 in
> >his father's Feb 1675/76 will. Parents of John, Edward, Clement, and Mary