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Albert Ford
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Birth: 1858
Michigan, USA
Death: Jan. 24, 1932
Kalamazoo
Kalamazoo County
Michigan, USA

A 1st cousin once-removed of auto-magnate Henry Ford.
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The Ionia Sentinel-Standard January 25, 1932

Albert Ford, 74, recently of Lansing, a former resident of Ronald Township, died in the Kalamazoo City Hospital Saturday night where he had been but a short time.

The Funeral services will be conducted at the Boynton's Funeral Chapel Tuesday afternoon at 2 O'clock by Rev. McGinnis, of Palo. Burial will be in North Plains Cemetery.

He is survived by three sisters, Mrs. Mary J. Miller of South Bend, Indiana, Lillian of Scranton, Pennsylvania, and Emma Ball of Toledo, Ohio and a niece, Mrs. Frank Truesdell of Ronald.

January 26, 1932

Rev. J.B. McGinnis of Palo conducted the funeral services for Albert Ford, 74, of Lansing, at Boynton's Funeral Chapel Tuesday afternoon.

Clare Galloway, Page Borden, Ford Truesdell and Julius Trusdell served as bearers. The interment took place in the North Plains Cemetery.

Mr. Ford was a native of Ronald Township and lived during his boyhood on the farm south of the Ronald Literary Hall now owned by Roy Hargrave. For several years he conducted a meat market at Palo, retiring from the business 20 years ago. Of late, he worked in the watch tower at the railroad crossing in Lansing near the Oldsmobile facility. He died in the Kalamazoo State Hospital, where he had been a patient but a short time.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Henry Ford (1813 - 1884)
  Mary Grondin Ford (1819 - 1886)
 
 Siblings:
  Asa Ford (1839 - 1912)*
  Charles H. Ford (1844 - 1904)*
  Emma Ford Ball (1858 - 1933)*
  Albert Ford (1858 - 1932)
  Lillie Belle Ford Wilbur (1864 - 1944)*
  Edward Ford (1869 - 1882)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
North Plains Cemetery
Ionia
Ionia County
Michigan, USA
Plot: 264-7
 
Created by: Bonnie Hoy
Record added: Jun 29, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 54279256
Albert Ford
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