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Henry Ford

Birthdate: (48)
Birthplace: Landport, Portsea, Hampshire, England
Death: Died in Corwar near Rakaia, New Zealand
Cause of death: Coroner Verdict; Valvular disease of heart
Place of Burial: Christchurch, New Zealand
Immediate Family:

Son of William Ambrose Ford and Mary Hatherley
Husband of Mary Elizabeth Dady
Father of Alice Wilhemina Ford; Mabel Edith Ford; Walter George Ford and Charles Henry Ford
Brother of Mary Ann Ford; Sophia Ford; Emma Ford; Susannah (Aka Susan) Ford; William Ambrose Ford and 4 others

Managed by: Dennis Langley
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About Henry Ford

  • Image Cressy and other three ships anchored Lyttleton with emigrants from Cressy making their way forward (Christchurch Library Database).
  • Henry arrived New Zealand along with his siblings and parents aboard Cressy in 1850 and are commemorated along with others in Cathedral Square Christchurch as Canterbury Settlers"
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Henry Ford's Timeline

1848
September 22, 1848
Portsea, Hampshire, England
1875
February 1, 1875
Age 26
New Zealand
1877
March 31, 1877
Age 28
Christchurch, Christchurch City, Canterbury, New Zealand
1879
March 4, 1879
Age 30
Christchurch, Christchurch City, Canterbury, New Zealand
1881
June 28, 1881
Age 32
Christchurch, Christchurch City, Canterbury, New Zealand
1897
June 29, 1897
Age 48
Corwar near Rakaia, New Zealand
July 3, 1897
Age 48
Christchurch, New Zealand