Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Fords in:
 • Falls Memorial Gardens
 • Wabash
 • Wabash County
 • Indiana
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Discussion Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial!
James Edwin Ford
Learn about removing the ads from this memorial...
Birth: Nov. 1, 1866
Richvalley
Wabash County
Indiana, USA
Death: Oct. 28, 1961
Richvalley
Wabash County
Indiana, USA

James Edwin Ford was the second of the three sons born to William Wallace and Elizabeth (McClure) Ford of rural Wabash County, Indiana; both descended from pioneer Wabash County families. He received his education in the local schools.

He was a farmer all his active life and maintained a forest and game preserve on his farm 5 miles west of the city of Wabash. He took a keen interest in good government and was active in politics in his earlier years. He served one term on the Wabash County Council. He was one of the founders of the Wabash County Historical Society and was a former member of the Indiana State Historical Society. He was a charter member of the Richvalley Cooperative Elevator Company.

James Edwin was married on November 4, 1903 in a lovely home wedding to Miss Paulina Keller, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Philip Keller of Wabash (also descended from a pioneer Wabash County family). They had four daughters: Mary Louise (1904), Edith Elizabeth (1909), Pauline Keller (1914) and Henrietta (1917) Ford; six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

James Edwin was the grandson of William Johnson and Mary (McGee) Ford of Wabash (he the brother of Dr. James Ford).

Died at age 94 years, 11 months, 28 days.
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  William Wallace Ford (1839 - 1913)
  Elizabeth McClure Ford (1842 - 1920)
 
 Spouse:
  Paulina Keller Ford (1876 - 1956)
 
 Children:
  Mary Louise Ford Shelley (1904 - 1995)*
  Edith Elizabeth Ford (1909 - 1999)*
  Pauline Keller Ford Morgan (1914 - 2006)*
  Henrietta Ford Rader Hilgedag (1917 - 2002)*
 
 Sibling:
  William Johnson Ford (1865 - 1929)*
  James Edwin Ford (1866 - 1961)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Falls Memorial Gardens
Wabash
Wabash County
Indiana, USA
Plot: Sec OP, lot 740
 
Maintained by: Friends of Falls Cemeter...
Originally Created by: Susan Neff, Ford & Neff ...
Record added: Mar 01, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 13494349
James Edwin Ford
Added by: Susan Neff, Ford & Neff Family Historian
 
James Edwin Ford
Added by: Susan Neff, Ford & Neff Family Historian
 
James Edwin Ford
Added by: Rose Ford
 
 
There is 1 more photo not showing...
Click here to view all images...
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.


- Tombstoner & Family
 Added: Mar. 19, 2006

- Rose Ford
 Added: Mar. 1, 2006
Remembered on behalf of the Ford family and your grandparents, William Johnson and Mary (McGee) Ford, of Wabash, Indiana.
- Susan Neff, Ford & Neff Family Historian
 Added: Mar. 1, 2006
 
 
 Advertisement

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service