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Deacon William Foord, Jr
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Birth: 1633
Marshfield
Plymouth County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Feb. 7, 1721
Marshfield
Plymouth County
Massachusetts, USA

William Foord, Jr was a deacon in the Congregational Church of Marshfield. He is buried in the church burying grounds called Cedar Grove Cemetery. I believe this William Foord's parents were William Foord (born England 1604) and Anna Eames(born England,1614). See death records for Plymouth County. William and Anna were married in England and later moved to Plymouth county, Ma.). Son, William Foord (Jr.) was born in England in 1633.

Inscription:
Here lyse ye body of Deacon William Foord who departed this life Febwary ye 7th day 1721 aged 88 years

Parents: William and Anna (Eames) Ford
Wife: Sarah (Dingley) Ford

The following information provided by Find A Grave contributor Marina Iandoli:

"The ancestry of Katharine Choate Paul: now Mrs. William J. Young, Jr" By Edward Joy Paul, 1914, PAGE 61.

WILLIAM FOORD. JR., born in 1633, having been admitted freeman June 1, 1658, married Nov. 4, 1658, Sarah Dingley; was one of the Marshfield company which went against King Philip in 1675 as appears by letter written by Nathaniel Thomas at Swansea while on the expedition; was ensign in 1685, and having been selectman and deacon of the church at Marshfield died there Feb. 7, 1721, aged eighty-eight years. His will, dated Mar. 18. 1720, and probated Feb. 20, 1721, appoints my son-in-law Thomas Doggett to be executor, leaves beds and furnishings to daughters Mercy Thomas and Elizabeth Doggett, recites that my sons John, Josiah and Joseph, have already received their portions, and provides
that after the decease of my wife Sarah the residue of my estate shall go to my six daughters Mercy Thomas, Sarah Jones, Mary Wilder, Margaret Porter, Experience Doggett and Bethia Barker. His widow Sarah died in Marshfield May 7, 1727. Their children were: 1. John, b. Aug. 14, 1659, m. perhaps Hannah Sherman; 2. Mercy, b. Apr. 29, 1662, m. Samuel Thomas; 3. Josiah, b. Aug. 15, 1664, m. Sarah; 4. Sarah, m. Jones; +5. Joseph, b. about 1666. m. Lois Stetson; 6. Mary, m. Jabez Wilder; 7. Margaret, m. June 16, 1709, John Porter; 8. Experience, b. 1676, m. Thomas Doggett; 9. Bethiah, b. Feb. 3, 1680, m. John Barker; 10. Bathsheba, b. Feb. 3, 1680, twin, d. Mar. 12, 1680 or 1689.
 (bio by: Scrib & Barb Kelly) 
 
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 Parents:
  William Foord (1604 - 1676)
  Anna Eames Foord (1614 - 1684)
 
 Spouse:
  Sarah Dingley Foord (1639 - 1727)
 
 Children:
  John Foord (1659 - 1693)*
  Marcy Ford Thomas (1662 - 1741)*
  Josiah Foord (1664 - 1693)*
  Joseph Ford (1666 - 1749)*
  Mary Ford Wilder (1671 - 1748)*
  Experience Ford Doggett (1676 - 1728)*
  Bethiah Ford Barker (1680 - 1770)*
 
 Siblings:
  William Foord (1633 - 1721)
  Michael Ford (1635 - 1729)*
  Joanna Ford Rockwood (1643 - ____)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
HERE LYES Ye
body OF DEACON WIL
LIAM FOORD WHO
DEPARTED THIS LIFE
FEBWARY Ye 7th DAY
1721/2 AGED 88 YEARS

 
Burial:
Cedar Grove Cemetery
Marshfield
Plymouth County
Massachusetts, USA
Plot: Located on the right front side of the church, about 10 rows away
 
Created by: Marilyn Trujillo
Record added: Jul 04, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 14818655
Deacon William Foord, Jr
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Deacon William Foord, Jr
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