Bibliography: Ford Family Genealogy

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Ford Family Genealogy Bibliography

This bibliography was compiled by staff of the Benson Ford Research Center’s Archives and Library Department based on materials in our collections. If you have questions about these resources, please use our Submit a Question feature. If you are interested in duplication, please see our Duplication Resources FAQ.

Archival

  • Acc. 1635 Raymond H. Laird Collection
    • box 1
      • Ford Genealogy by Charles A. Webster, D.D
      • Documents and Memorials of the Ford Family
      • Ford Family Tree, circa 1925
      • Ford Genealogy-Correspondence
      • Ford Family and History
      • Ford Cemetery
    • box 2
      • Photographs, Tintype and Cartes-de-Visite (includes Susan Ford and Rebecca Ford)
      • Portrait photographs of Mrs. John N. Ford (Mary Hutton)
    • box 3
      • Ford family tree
      • Map; Southwestern Ireland
    • roll 1 Map; County Cork
       
  • Acc. 1 Fair Lane Papers
    • box 1 Ford, Henry
      • Education
      • Employment
      • Licenses and certificates; Baptism, August 1863, Confirmation certificate, March 7, 1888, Wedding licenses, county, and church, U.S. passport, 1930
    • box 6 Ford, Henry
      • Funeral service, program
      • Gravestone/site, correspondence and specifications 
    • box 10 Ford, Henry; News Obituaries
    • box 27-28 Ford family genealogical materials
    • box 191 Gravestone, sketch (on brown craft paper; dimensions 72.5" x 40") 
    • box 192 Ford family genealogical materials (includes cemetery plat, pedigree of Forde, Chart of the Ford family, Ford Family Tree)
       
  • Acc. 587 Office of Henry Ford and Clara Ford Estate Records
    • box 11 Ford, Henry; Genealogies, 1851-1952
    • box 14 Ford Cemetery 

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  • Acc. 23 General Personal Records Series
    • box 13 Ford, Henry
      • Genealogy, undated
      • History, undated
      • Marriage, 1887(8) (contains marriage register)
    • box 22 Ford genealogy files
      • William Ford and Rebecca Jennings
      • George Ford and Alice Good
      • Samuel Ford and Nancy Smith
      • William S. Ford
    • box 23
      • Ford Cemetery
      • Genealogical correspondence
    • box 24 Ford pedigrees from British Museum library records, 1930
    • box 25 Genealogy correspondence
      • Ford family
      • Gillow family
      • Ahern family
    • box 26
      • Genealogy correspondence; Ahern family
      • "Genealogy of the Ford Family" by James Ford, 1900 (Photostat)
      • Irish correspondence, Ireland/England, 1923-1940
      • "Documents and Memorials of the Ford Family," 1878 
      • Coats of arms, 1929-1939 (2 folders)
      • "Ford Genealogy" by Elakim Reed Ford, 1916
      • "The History of Bandon" by George Bennett, 1862
      • Book with Charles Ford Coat of arms on bookplate, undated
    • box 34 Family Bible Belonging to Margaret Ahern (contains inscriptions recording the marriage of William and Mary Ford, births of their children and deaths of William and their son Robert Ford)
    • box 37 Roll shaped box stamped Mr. Henri Ford (possibly from the Order of the Crown of Charlemagne in Box 33)
    • box 40 Life Lease Granted to John Forde (first draft, unsigned), County Cork, Ireland, May 1, 1819
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  • Acc. 285 Henry Ford Office Papers
    • box 1680 SAND (includes Roundell Palmer Sanderson re: Ford Family in England & Ireland)
    • box 2112 Burke's Landed Gentry (re: Henry Ford Family History)
    • box 2243 BRADG-BRADL (includes John M. Bradley re: Ford Family Tree) 
    • box 2993 OBR-OBZ (includes Seumus O'Brien re: Ford Family in Ireland)
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  • Acc. 1527 Ford R. Bryan Papers
    • box 5
      • Ford Family Genealogy, Ireland
        • Dan Holland Correspondences 
        • General 
        • Kilmalooda Church 
        • Kilnagross Photos 
        • Lisselan Estate 
      • Ford Family Genealogy, Misc.
      • Ford, Henry, Family
        • “Dearborn’s Early Henry Ford and His Oxen” 
        • Madame Estate 
        • Misc. Notes
    • box 11 Ford, Henry; Family, Henry’s Great Grandmother Rebecca, Patrick Ahren, Henry Ford and Fairlane Uncle (1830-1901)
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  • Acc. 572 Nevins and Hill Research Series 
    • box 6 Ford, Henry; Family
       
  • Acc. 940 Frank Ernest Hill Papers
    • box 8 Henry Ford; Family
      • Family Chart
      • Genealogy
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  • Acc.1571 Harriet Pearson Steinke Genealogy Collection 
    • box 2 Various items relating to family of William S. Ford 
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  • Small Accessions
    • Acc. 943 Ahern, Margaret tintype, 1870
    • Acc. 1068 Ford, Clyde memoir (Includes Ford Family, Dearborn History), 1947-1955
    • Acc. 1177 Bryant, Edward L. papers; Ford Family, 1924-1960
    • Acc. 1374 Ford Family Telegrams, 1921-1924
    • Acc. 1815 Ford, Earl Oral History Interview (includes Ford Family, Ford Cemetery, John N. Ford, Henry Ford, Edsel Ford), 1984 (4 audiocassettes (materials may be restricted due to format, please contact reference staff in advance for access))
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  • Acc. 1660 Photographic Vertical File
    • box 73-74 Ford, Benson
    • box 79-82 Ford, Edsel
    • box 83-112 Ford, Henry
    • box 113-114 Ford, Henry II
    • box 115 Ford, Josephine and Ford, William Clay
    • box 116 Ford Family
    • box 171 Ford Family
    • box 176 Ford Family
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  • Acc. 833 General Photographs
    • box 40-41A Henry Ford
    • box 42-44 Edsel Ford
    • box 45-46 Henry Ford II
    • box 46-47 Benson Ford, Josephine Ford, William Clay Ford
    • box 429 Ford Family

Oral Histories

Vertical File

  • Ford Family 
    • Coat-of-Arms 
    • Genealogy (2 folders) 
    • General 
    • Kilnagross Church (Ireland) 
    • Notes and Statistics 
    • Residences
  • Oversize box 2 Ford Family
  • (Also look under individual Ford family member names)

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