From "Kentucky Biographies," posted to web by Sandi
From Kentucky: A History of the State," by Perrin, Battle, Kniffin, 4th ed.,
1887, Garrard County.
"Reuben Ford of Virginia, born August 19, 1742, a prominent Baptist minister,
and a leader in securing liberty to the baptist denomination in Virginia, a
wealthy planter and slave owner who died October 6, 1823.
From posting on BOWLES-L(a)rootsweb.com
SQUIRE DANIEL FORD
Born 20 Nov 1815 on the Kentucky River, Garrard Co. where he came to Manhood;
in 1836 he moved to Jessamine Co., and in 1864 to Bryantsville. His father
was Timothy Ford, a native of Goochland Co. Va. and was born 16 Sep 1773,
came to Garrard Co. in 1800, he was a teacher, farmer and a slave owner. He
was Whig in politics. A Baptist, died 29 Nov 1839. He was the son of Reuben
Ford of Virginia, a wealthy planter and slave owner and died 19 Aug 1742. He
was a Baptist Minister. He was the son of William Ford. Reuban Ford married
Mary Bowles in 1770 and their children were Reuban, Elizabeth, Timothy,
Polly who married Hughs, William A., Benjamin B., Daniel, and Sally G. who
married 1st Henly then Mobley. Timothy Ford married Betsy W., daughter of
Rev. William Webber, who was born 21 May 1876 and died 7 Aug. 1844. William &
Betsy had the following children: Reuban, William W., John B., Polly
W., (England then Reynolds). Fanny B., (Smith) Eliza, (Ryan), Timothy,
B., Susan B. ( deceased), Daniel, and Lewis T. Daniel married 1st to
Sallie Jewell 2 Jan 1838. When she died in 1839, he married 2nd to Miss
Sarah H., daughter of
Joseph and Martha (Overstreet) Boughn of Jessamine Co. She was born 3 Jul
1820 and to them have been born Edward S., Cordelia H., (Combs) and
Josephine L. (Jennings). Mr Ford was a carpenter and builder for 25 years
a merchant 18 Years. He is now an undertaker, and a member of the Methodist
Church South, and in politics he is Prohibitionist. He served as magistrate,
and member of the Garrard Co. Court of Claims for 8 Years.
This is taken from the Kentucky Genealogy and Biography, Volume 5.
There was an Esquire Orville Ford that provided a Scholar to the Central
University for $30,000. J. W. married Mrs. Tucker (Nee Ford).
Josiah Dunn & E. S. Ford had a store in Bryantsville. Josiah Married Kezieh
Ford (daughter of Zachariah Ford). She was born in Culpepper Co., Va.