Sharing research. Mary Elizabeth Ford's parents were Hardin/Harden D. Ford and Jane McBride/McBryde. Death certificate, Mary E. Evans, indicates birth in Upshur, TX and that's probably true based upon slave descendants with same surname residing there. Hardin's family found 1860 and 1880 Karnes. He registered on 1867 Voter List and indicated in-state residence ca. 1850 and Karnes County residence ca. 1858.