William Frederick Ford

William Frederick Ford

Birth
County Down, Northern Ireland
Death 4 Mar 1891 (aged 57)
USA
Burial Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, USA
Plot Range 71 site 284
Memorial ID 144040019 · View Source
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Ford. On Wednesday, March 4, 1891 at 6:40 a.m., William Frederick Ford in the 58th year of his age.
Funeral will take place from his late residence, 1014 Fourth street northwest on Friday at 2 o'clock.
Relatives and friends respectfully invited to attend

From County Down, Ireland, he came to Ohio in 1851. He enlisted in Company K, 8th Ohio Infantry in April 1861. He was wounded in the thigh - by a ramrod - at Antietam in September 1862 and discharged for disability in March 1863. He was a clerk in the Pension Office, US Department of the Interior, Washington, DC from 1871.

Bio details from Perrin, Battle, and Goodspeed's _History of Medina County and Ohio_ (1881, pg. 868). Military and wound history from the Ohio _Roster_ and the National Museum of Health and Medicine, Otis Historical Archives (Surgical Photographs #SP302).


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  • Created by: Historic Congressional Cemetery Archivist
  • Added: 22 Mar 2015
  • Find a Grave Memorial 144040019
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Frederick Ford (22 Jun 1833–4 Mar 1891), Find a Grave Memorial no. 144040019, citing Congressional Cemetery, Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, USA ; Maintained by Historic Congressional Cemetery Archivist (contributor 46570972) .