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Elizabeth Ford (Freeman)

Also Known As: "Widow Elizabeth", "Lindsley"
Birthplace: Axford, Wiltshire, England
Death: Died in Morristown, Morris, New Jersey
Place of Burial: Morristown, Morris, New Jersey
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Samuel Freeman and Elizabeth Freeman
Wife of John Ford, of Woodbridge and John Lindsley
Mother of Col. Jacob Ford, Sr.; Samuel Ford and Daniel Lindsly
Sister of Samuel Freeman; Stephen Freeman; Samuel Freeman and John Freeman

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About Elizabeth Ford

Elizabeth Lindsly came to Philadephia, Pennsylvania, with her parents, about 1681, when there was but one house ithere. She m. JOHN FORD, on Dec. 13,1701, by whom she had sons, Jacob and Samuel. After Ford's death she remarried to John Lindsly, who was b. 1666 and d. 1749. They are buried in the First Presbyterian Churchyard, Morristown, Morris county, NJ.


  • Ford genealogy; / being an account of some of the Fords who were early settlers in New England; more particularly, a record of the descendants of Martin-Mathew Ford of Bradford, Essex Co., Mass (1916) Ford, Eliakim Reed, 1851- Oneonta, N.Y., The author Pg. 22
  • Proceedings of the New Jersey Historical Society, Page 148
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Elizabeth Ford's Timeline

March 10, 1681
Axford, Wiltshire, England
February 1699
Age 17
Newark, Essex County, New Jersey, United States
December 18, 1701
Age 20
Woodbridge, Middlesex, New Jersey
April 13, 1704
Age 23
Woodbridge, Middlesex, New Jersey
October 11, 1710
Age 29
Woodbridge, NJ, USA
August 1742
Age 61
Hanover, NJ, USA
April 21, 1772
Age 91
Morristown, Morris, New Jersey
May 2, 1916
Age 91
November 22, 1917
Age 91
September 4, 1952
Age 91