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Searching ancestors of William Ford, b. 1793, Cheddar, Somerset, UK

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Re: Searching ancestors of William Ford, b. 1793, Cheddar, Somerset, UK

Posted: 21 Jan 2013 1:51PM GMT
Classification: Query
It's entirely possible that your William Ford is descendent of the Cheddar William Ford. Cheddar William's son Thomas came to the US in 1847 and settled in Irondequoit, NY. However, In looking at the Churchville cemetery records, it seems that there is a burial that happened in 1844 of a Jane Ford. That was before Thomas Ford from Cheddar, son of William, ever arrived in the US. The names are all similar to the names in the Cheddar family -- William, Thomas, Jane... I have to wonder if perhaps there is some parentage in common. The trick would be to go a generation or two earlier than the Cheddar William Ford to see if a cousin emigrated to the US earlier than Thomas, since they all have similar names and settled in similar areas (all around Rochester, NY). Trouble is, I can't seem to go any further back with the line beyond William, born 1793.
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shawn2625 21 Jan 2013 3:41AM GMT 
sagawac 21 Jan 2013 8:51PM GMT 
shawn2625 23 Jan 2013 12:21AM GMT 
timjones1939 23 Jan 2013 1:52PM GMT 
timjones1939 23 Jan 2013 1:49PM GMT 
shawn2625 17 Feb 2013 5:22PM GMT 
timjones1939 18 Feb 2013 3:05PM GMT 
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