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Josiah Henry "Uncle Sy" Ford
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Birth: Jan. 3, 1839
Montgomery County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Dec. 18, 1917
Dresden
Weakley County
Tennessee, USA

J. H. Ford

Death of Aged Union Soldier....FORD
Dresden Enterprise December 20, 1917 Page 1

Mr. J. H. (Uncle Sy) FORD died Tuesday afternoon at 4 o'clock at his home, three miles east of Dresden in the 79th year of his age.

Mr. FORD had been ill for a year and confined to his bed for several months.

He was the father of ten children, seven living, as follows: Messrs. Henry, George, Ben and Mesdames Nancy JACKSON, Maggie CROCKER, Fannie FORD, and Selma GLOVER.

The remains were interred on Wednesday at West Union, services conducted by Rev. H. E. JENKINS.A very large crowd attended the funeral and interment.

Mr. FORD was a Union soldier, serving, during the Civil war, and his comrades say he made a brave soldier.

He had been a citizen of this community practically all his life, and was held in the highest esteem. He was an honorable upright, christian man,and the bereaved family have the sympathy of many friends in their sorrow.



 
 
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 Spouse:
  Gabriella Bradberry Ford (1842 - 1925)*
 
 Children:
  James Henry Ford (1868 - 1938)*
  Sarah Selmo Ford Glover (1872 - 1946)*
  Roxie Ann Ford Ford (1874 - 1917)*
  Nancy Alice Ford Jackson (1876 - 1960)*
  George Washington Ford (1880 - 1969)*
  Mary Ann 'Maggie' Ford Crocker (1882 - 1920)*
  Oza Lula Ford (1886 - 1909)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
West Union Cemetery
Dresden
Weakley County
Tennessee, USA
 
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Record added: Apr 03, 2007
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Thank you for serving our country in time of need.
- Jim Ford
 Added: Mar. 12, 2013
RIP
- Jim Ford
 Added: Oct. 11, 2010
RIP
- Jim Ford
 Added: Feb. 21, 2013
 
 
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