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Dr Peleg Ford
Birth: Jan. 19, 1781
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Mar. 9, 1814
Plymouth County
Massachusetts, USA

Inscription: "Dr. Peleg Ford, died March 9, 1814, age 33 yrs., 1mo, 18d."

Dr. Peleg Ford, b.1/19/1781, was a son of Nathaniel Ford and his first wife and cousin, Abigail (Ford). Peleg married Mercy (James) of Scituate on Oct.1,1801 in Scituate. They resided in the large white Colonial across from Greenbush Pond; as of 2012 it is still standing at the corner of Cornet Stetson Road and Route 3A in Greenbush. Scituate records state he was in practice about 7 years, from 1805-1812.

Dr. Peleg Ford and Mercy (James) had children:
Harriet Ford, b.11/24//1801, Scituate, MA
Daniel Ford, b.6/14/1804
Nancy Ford, b.5/31/1806
Peleg Thomas Ford, b.7/25/1809
Abigail Turner Ford, b.9/31/1811

(NOTE: Peleg and Mercy's son, Peleg Thomas Ford, b.1809, d.1885, Scituate. In 1837 in Scituate he married Mary Ann (Hatch). They resided in Hingham and later in Scituate in his parent's white Colonial. This Peleg and Mary had children including a son: Peleg Thomas Ford, Jr., b.1840 in Scituate, who married Hannah "Annie" (Turner), daughter of Frank and Francis Turner of Scituate; they resided in Charlestown and Boston, MA.)

His grandparents were Nathaniel Ford, Sr. and Eunice (Rogers). Nathaniel Ford, Sr., b.3/20/1731, Marshfield, Plymouth Cty., MA - d.12/8/1818, Readfield, Kennebec Cty., ME, FAG#73157825; Eunice (Rogers), b.1739, Boxford, MA, d.1837, Marshfield, MA, FAG#73158015, daughter of Timothy Rogers and Lydia (Hatch) of Marshfield, MA.

They had children: Peleg, Nathaniel, Jr., Charles, James, Eunice, Elsie, Lydia, Phebe and John.

Their son, Nathaniel Ford, Jr., b.1759, Marshfield, MA, d.1834, Kents Hill, Readfield, Kennebec Co., ME., 1st m: cousin Abigail (Ford), b.8/17/1762, Marshfield, MA - d.1/19/1782, Marshfield, MA., at age 19. They had a son: Peleg Ford, the subject of this memorial.

(NOTE: Peleg was named after his uncle Peleg, as well as his great grandfather, Peleg Ford, b.1690, Northborough, MA, (FAG#73134720), who married Alice (Warren) in Plymouth, MA, (FAG#47447010), and had children, including a son, Nathaniel Ford, Sr.)

In 1783 in Duxbury, MA Nathaniel Ford, Jr. 2nd m: Lydia (Simons/Simmons), b.1756, Marshfield, MA, d.1838, Kents Hill, Readfield, Kennebec Co., ME. About 1790 they moved their family to Readfield, Kennebec Co., ME, and resided near his parents. Both buried at Kents Hill Cemetery, Kents Hill, Readfield, MA (FAG#71863023/#711863157).

(Bio written by Annette Langley Markward, great-granddaughter of Elijah Thomas Clapp and Ann Rosina (Clapp), also buried here. Please follow FindAGrave guidelines for permission to use content and photos. Many thanks to FindAGrave member, and cousin, Marion Chase, for much of this background. Dr. Peleg Ford was her GGGGrandfather.)

Family links: 
  Nathaniel Ford (1759 - 1834)
  Abigail Foord Foord (1762 - 1782)
  Mercy James Ford (1778 - 1838)*
  Daniel Ford (1804 - 1872)*
*Calculated relationship
James-Clapp Cemetery
Plymouth County
Massachusetts, USA
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for my 3rd GGF, your grandson Peleg Ford Clapp is named after you & he is my GGrandfather. Who did you live with after your young mother died and your father remarried then moved to Maine with his new wife. I know you lived in Marshfield, but how & where...(Read more)
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