Here's information regarding John Ford, the brother of William E. Ford:
Descendants of John Ford
Generation No. 1
1. JOHN1 FORD He married ESTHER EDMUNDS. She was born October 17, 1770.
Notes for JOHN FORD:
John Ford, his brother William and another brother came to the US from Northern Ireland around 1790.
Children of JOHN FORD and ESTHER EDMUNDS are:
2. i. JOHN2 FORD, b. 1799; d. March 12, 1865.
3. ii. THOMAS FORD, b. February 05, 1801; d. 1851.
iii. BETSEY FORD.
iv. WOODRUFF FORD.
v. JANE FORD, b. August 24, 1792.
Generation No. 2
2. JOHN2 FORD (JOHN1) was born 1799, and died March 12, 1865. He married ELIZABETH VANDENBURG February 13, 1822. She was born January 25, 1797, and died April 15, 1878.
Notes for ELIZABETH VANDENBURG:
Elizabeth Vandenburg parents had a land grant six months long and one mile wide and at one time were called the biggest taxpayers in the town of Stillwater. He was one of the first settlers and owned slaves in the early days.They were highly respected people
Children of JOHN FORD and ELIZABETH VANDENBURG are:
4. i. EPHRAIM3 FORD, b. February 07, 1820; d. 1905.
ii. SARAH FORD, b. 1841; d. December 19, 1895; m. UNK BARLOW.
5. iii. JOHN FORD, d. 1910.
iv. MARTIN FORD, d. September 13, 1876.
6. v. ELIAS FORD, b. 1820; d. September 20, 1898.
7. vi. JANE FORD, b. February 07, 1820; d. 1905.
8. vii. GEORGE FORD.
viii. ELIZABETH FORD.
ix. SOPHIA FORD, b. 1834; d. 1838.
x. WARREN FORD, b. 1843; d. June 07, 1858.
3. THOMAS2 FORD (JOHN1) was born February 05, 1801, and died 1851. He married SARAH A. UNK. She was born 1806, and died 1867.
Children of THOMAS FORD and SARAH UNK are:
9. i. GEORGE W.3 FORD, b. July 19, 1829; d. August 01, 1910.
10. ii. ESTHER FORD.
Generation No. 3
4. EPHRAIM3 FORD (JOHN2, JOHN1) was born February 07, 1820, and died 1905. He married ELIZABETH CARTRIGHT December 18, 1855, daughter of THOMAS CARTRIGHT and MARY MCKECKNEY. She was born 1833, and died 1919.
Notes for ELIZABETH CARTRIGHT:
Elizabeth Cartrights people in Chesire England were a long line of military officers and very wealthy people.
Children of EPHRAIM FORD and ELIZABETH CARTRIGHT are:
i. FANNIE L.4 FORD, b. 1866; m. FRANK WRIGHT.
ii. WARREN E. FORD, b. 1856; d. December 11, 1890; m. UNK STRANG.
11. iii. EDWARD M. FORD, b. 1869; d. 1905.
iv. WALLACE C. FORD, b. 1862; d. 1867.
v. WALTER C. FORD, b. 1859; d. October 05, 1863.
5. JOHN3 FORD (JOHN2, JOHN1) died 1910. He married VILDA WHEELER.
Children of JOHN FORD and VILDA WHEELER are:
12. i. JOHN W.4 FORD.
ii. CLARA FORD.
iii. MOSES T. FORD.
iv. ZOPHER C. FORD.
v. HERBERT FORD.
vi. JAMES B. FORD.
vii. HELEN FORD.
viii. ANNA FORD.
ix. RELIEF FORD.
x. HATTIE A. FORD.
6. ELIAS3 FORD (JOHN2, JOHN1) was born 1820, and died September 20, 1898.
Child of ELIAS FORD is:
i. CHARLES4 FORD.
7. JANE3 FORD (JOHN2, JOHN1) was born February 07, 1820, and died 1905. She married ISAAC SMITH.
Children of JANE FORD and ISAAC SMITH are:
i. JOHN4 SMITH.
ii. LOUIS SMITH.
8. GEORGE3 FORD (JOHN2, JOHN1) He married ESTHER FORCE.
Children of GEORGE FORD and ESTHER FORCE are:
i. WILLIAM4 FORD.
ii. NELLIE FORD.
9. GEORGE W.3 FORD (THOMAS2, JOHN1) was born July 19, 1829, and died August 01, 1910. He married DECILZA HART May 11, 1853. She was born January 27, 1830, and died March 22, 1903.
Children of GEORGE FORD and DECILZA HART are:
i. FRANK B.4 FORD, b. 1854; d. 1860.
ii. JENNIE FORD, b. 1859; d. 1863.
iii. HICON FORD, b. 1863; d. 1868.
iv. NETTIE FORD, b. 1864; d. 1894; m. JOHN M. MCCULLOCK; b. 1852.
13. v. LAURA FORD, b. 1874.
10. ESTHER3 FORD (THOMAS2, JOHN1) She married HENRY FORCE.
Children of ESTHER FORD and HENRY FORCE are:
14. i. IRENE4 FORCE.
15. ii. JOHN FORCE.
iii. ANNA FORCE.
iv. SARAH FORCE, m. GEORGE FORD.
Generation No. 4
11. EDWARD M.4 FORD (EPHRAIM3, JOHN2, JOHN1) was born 1869, and died 1905. He married MARY HOLMES, daughter of JOSEPH HOLMES. She was born 1867, and died 1915.
Children of EDWARD FORD and MARY HOLMES are:
i. IRENE5 FORD, b. 1897; d. 1904.
16. ii. GILBERT FORD.
iii. ELIZABETH FORD.
12. JOHN W.4 FORD (JOHN3, JOHN2, JOHN1) He married MINNIE S. PEVERLY.
Child of JOHN FORD and MINNIE PEVERLY is:
i. PEVERLY5 FORD.
13. LAURA4 FORD (GEORGE W.3, THOMAS2, JOHN1) was born 1874. She married (1) JACOB BRADT. She married (2) JAKE BRADT 1899.
Child of LAURA FORD and JAKE BRADT is:
17. i. ACTA5 BRADT, b. 1901.
14. IRENE4 FORCE (ESTHER3 FORD, THOMAS2, JOHN1) She married NELSON CLUTE.
Child of IRENE FORCE and NELSON CLUTE is:
i. DAU5 CLUTE.
15. JOHN4 FORCE (ESTHER3 FORD, THOMAS2, JOHN1) He married AMELIA CARDEN.
Child of JOHN FORCE and AMELIA CARDEN is:
i. NELSON5 FORCE.
Generation No. 5
16. GILBERT5 FORD (EDWARD M.4, EPHRAIM3, JOHN2, JOHN1)
Child of GILBERT FORD is:
i. JOHN6 FORD.
17. ACTA5 BRADT (LAURA4 FORD, GEORGE W.3, THOMAS2, JOHN1) was born 1901. She married FLOYD SHORTER.
Child of ACTA BRADT and FLOYD SHORTER is:
i. FLOYD6 SHORTER, b. 1927.