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Profiles

  • Tabitha Foord (1718 - 1796)
    GEDCOM Source ===@R-2138549435@ U.S., Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970 Ancestry.com Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.Original d...
  • Thomas Foord (1709 - 1791)
    GEDCOM Source ===@R-2138549435@ Colonial Families of the USA, 1607-1775 Ancestry.com Ancestry.com Operations, Inc. 1,61175::0 === GEDCOM Source ===1,61175::450074341 === GEDCOM Source ===@R-2138549435@...
  • Foord (deceased)
  • (Unknown) Foord (1907 - d.)
  • - Meek (deceased)

About the Foord surname

Known variations of FOORD include FORDE, FORD, ALFORD and others. First found in DEVON where they were seated from Ancient times...some believing to be before the Norman Conquest and the Battle of Hastings 1066 AD. Spread to Ireland and Scotland in later years. First found in CONNACHT and in COUNTY CORK where several distinct Irish Septs all came to be known by the English name FOORD. MOTTO of crest: Without Christ there is no light. In South Africa: A Progenitorº WILLIAM FOORD *in Northern Ireland about 1775. Farm labourer † by John McGregor Somerset East 08.03.1850 [s/o JAMES FOORD & MARY] It is unknown when he arrived in SA. x SUSAN YOUNG