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Antonia Ford Willard
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Birth: Jul. 23, 1838
Fairfax County
Virginia, USA
Death: Feb. 14, 1871
Washington
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA

Antonia Ford born in Fairfax, VA. Her parents were Edward Randolph Ford and Julia Franklin Ford. Antonia became famous for acting as a spy for the Confederacy during the Civil War, later arrested by Union Major Joseph C Willard along with her father and imprisoned for this act. While a prisoner, Maj Joseph Willard fell in love with her and influenced her release. They married March 10, 1866. She had 3 children. Antonia died in 1871 from illness that originated from her imprisonment years earlier. Later Antonia Ford Willard was heralded by the United Daughters of the Confederacy for her deed. 
 
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 Parents:
  Edward Randolph Ford (1813 - 1871)
  Julia Franklin Ford (1816 - 1898)
 
 Spouse:
  Joseph Clapp Willard (1820 - 1897)*
 
 Children:
  Joseph Edward Willard (1865 - 1924)*
  Charles Willard (1867 - 1867)*
  Archie F. Willard (1871 - 1871)*
 
 Siblings:
  Antonia Ford Willard (1838 - 1871)
  Charles Edward Ford (1840 - 1861)*
  Pattie Ford Wells (1850 - 1888)*
  Frank Rodolph Ford (1857 - 1904)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oak Hill Cemetery
Washington
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA
Plot: Amphitheater Lot U East
 
Created by: Anne Rupert
Record added: Oct 06, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6825172
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