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Frank Joseph Ford
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Birth: Oct. 31, 1900
Hamilton County
Ohio, USA
Death: Sep. 21, 1947
Morgan County
Colorado, USA

Placed in The Denver Orphan's Home in Denver, Colorado
Sent to Steele Hospital - Diptheria
Returned To The Denver Orphan's Home by mother
Record from DENVER ORPHAN'S HOME Denver, Colorado
Admitted June 1, 1907
Marguerite, Pearl and Frank Ford
Entered by Dr. Taylor
Mother in Denver County Hospital.
Frank sent to Steele Hospital June 3 - Diptheria
Pearl sent to Steele Hospital June 9 - Scarlet Fever
Returned June 24 1907 by Mother
Marguerite Sent to Steele Hosp.
Frank - June 3 - Diptheria
Reentered by visiting nurse Asso.
Marguerite 8 yrs, Frank 6 yrs, Pearl 4 yrs

July 19, 1911
THE CHILDREN'S HOME of Cincinnati, Ohio (Letter dated Noveber 28, 1984)
According to our records of July 19, 1911 - August 18, 1911, Magarite (born May 8, 1899), Frank (born Otober 31, 1900), and Pearl (born August 23, 1903) Ford were admitted to The Children's Home on July 19 and discharged on August 18, 1911.
The Children's mother, Iva, had died 2 1/2 years previously in Denver, Colorado. Their father, Frank E. Ford, had remarried and his current wife also had children. The stepmother, Carrie O'Donnel Ford, had sent the children from Denver to Cincinnati as she felt she could not care for them. George Hall of Cincinnati was Iva's brother, and the new Mrs. Ford hoped that he would care for the children, though he could not.
The record mentions that Clarence remained with his father in Denver. Mr. Ford had been the proprietor of the "Blind Tiger," a "cafe and poolhouse."
According to our ecords the children had been in the Denver Orphan's Home preceding and after Iva's death.
On August 18, 1911, the Juvenile Court committed the children to the Home of Refuge.
There is no longer a Home of Refuge in Cincinnati, and I am not aware of what it was. Perhaps the Hamilton County Juvenile Court (222 East Central Parkway. Cincinnati, Ohio 45202) could provide you with more information.
Mrs. Sylvia Gentry

1920 United States Federal Census
Name: Frank Ford
Age: 21
Birth Year: abt 1899
Birthplace: Ohio
Home in 1920: Denver, Denver, Colorado
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Son-in-law
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: Emma Fort
Father's Birthplace: Ohio
Mother's Birthplace: Ohio
Able to Read: Yes
Able to Write: Yes
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members:
Name Age
Joseph Matejka 50
Emma Matejka 48
Chester Matejka 15
Josephine Matejka 8
Emma Ford 18
Frank Ford 21

1930 United States Federal Census
Name: Frank J Ford
Gender: Male
Birth Year: abt 1900
Birthplace: Ohio
Race: White
Home in 1930: Denver, Denver, Colorado
Map of Home: View Map
Marital status: Married
Relation to Head of House: Head
Spouse's Name: Emily F Ford
Father's Birthplace: United States
Mother's Birthplace: United States
name Age
Frank J Ford 30
Emily F Ford 28
Jack F Ford 3
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1940 United States Federal Census
Name:Frank Ford
Estimated Birth Year:abt 1900
Gender: Male
Race: White
Marital status:Married
Relation to Head of House: Head
Home in 1940:Denver, Denver, Colorado
Map of Home in 1940:
Street: Fillmore Street
House Number: 4319
Farm: No
Inferred Residence in 1935: Denver, Denver, Colorado
Residence in 1935: Same House
Resident on farm in 1935: No
Sheet Number:5B
Number of Household in Order of Visitation:109
House Owned or Rented:Rented
Value of Home or Monthly Rental if Rented:15
Attended School or College: No
Highest Grade Completed: Elementary school, 8th grade
Hours Worked Week Prior to Census: 40
Class of Worker: Wage or salary worker in private work
Weeks Worked in 1939:52
Income: 1440
Income Other Sources:No
Household Members:
Name Age
Frank Ford 40
Emily Ford 35
Jack Ford

Frank died 21 Sep. 1947, murdered near Brush, Colorado, buried: Crown Hill Cem., Denver (Golden?), Colorado. Kidnapped from his work at a gasoline service station on 46th and Brighton Blvd. by Paul Schneider who had a long record who was captured in Oct in Ky. & tried and sentenced to die (17 Dec 1949) at the Colo. State Pen. (Canon City) Trial was held at Akron, Colorado. There were 9 reprieves before put to death. 
Family links: 
  Frank Edward Ford (1875 - 1951)
  Iva Leona Hall Ford (1876 - 1909)
  Emily F. Matejka DeHart (1901 - 1962)*
  Jack Frank Ford (1926 - 2007)*
  Clarence Edgar Ford (1895 - 1954)*
  Helen Ford (1897 - 1900)*
  Marguerite Leona Ford Pelliccioni (1899 - 1941)*
  Frank Joseph Ford (1900 - 1947)
  Pearl Isabell Ford (1903 - 1940)*
*Calculated relationship
Crown Hill Cemetery
Wheat Ridge
Jefferson County
Colorado, USA
Created by: B Wernex
Record added: Sep 24, 2005
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Frank Joseph Ford
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Frank Joseph Ford
Added by: Robin
Frank Joseph Ford
Added by: B Wernex
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- B Wernex
 Added: Jan. 11, 2013
from one ford to another.. thinking of u stranger..
- Roberta Jewel Kauinohea,Kinney Ford
 Added: Mar. 14, 2008

- Roberta Jewel Kauinohea,Kinney Ford
 Added: Mar. 14, 2008

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