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The William Ford and Mary Lahey Family

 

Mary E. Lahey was born Apr 1843 in Ireland, and died 13 May 1925 in Somerville, Massachusetts.  She married William Ford in Ireland.  He was born in Ireland, and died in Ireland. They had five children, all who immigrated with their mother to the United States on August 4, 1879 aboard the SS Italy into New York City.  Mary Lahey outlived all her children when she died in 1925 in a city home.  Below are the William and Mary Lahey Ford's Children.

 

Name

Birth

Birth Location

Death

Death Location

Spouse

Burial

Patrick F. Ford

03 Oct 1861

Ballylanders, Limerick County, Ireland

12 Jun 1915

Somerville, Massachusetts

Elizabeth Gertrude Clarke

Old Calvary Cemetery, Boston, Massachusetts

Edward Ford

1863

Ireland

05 Oct 1917

Somerville, Massachusetts

Ellen Lilley

Immaculate Conception Cemetery, Lawrence Massachusetts

William L. Ford

17 Aug 1865

Ballyduff, Limerick County, Ireland

30 Aug 1925

Tewksbury, Middlessex Co., MA

Margaret Quinn

Immaculate Conception Cemetery, Lawrence Massachusetts

Mary Ford

Oct 1868

Ireland

02 Jul 1888

18 Chestnut St. Lawrence, Massachusetts

Never married

Immaculate Conception Cemetery, Lawrence Massachusetts

Julia F. Ford

Jul 1875

Limerick, Ireland

31 Aug 1920

Somerville, Massachusetts

Never married

Immaculate Conception Cemetery, Lawrence Massachusetts

 

Passenger List August 4, 1879 aboard the SS Italy entering in New York

 

Here in the Immaculate Conception Cemetery in this lot are buried Mary Lahey Ford, Mary Ford, Julia Ford and Edward Ford

 

 

1881 Lawrence City Directory

1885 Lawrence City Directory

1889 Lawrence City Directory

1893 Lawrence City Directory

1894 Lawrence City Directory

1897 Lawrence City Directory

1898 Lawrence City Directory

1899 Lawrence City Directory

1900 Lawrence City Directory

1907 Somerville City Directory

1914 Somerville City Directory

1880 Census

 Place: Lawrence, Essex, Massachusetts; Roll: T9_530; Family History Film: 1254530; Page: 302D; Enumeration District: 192; Image: 0227.

Living with son Patrick

1900 Census 

Place: Boston Ward 15, Suffolk, Massachusetts; Roll: T623 683; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 1383.

Living with son Patrick

1910 Census

Place: Somerville Ward 1, Middlesex, Massachusetts; Roll: T624_604; Page: 7B; Enumeration District: 987; Image: 16.

Living with son William

1920 Census

Place: Somerville Ward 1, Middlesex, Massachusetts; Roll: T625_717; Page: 16B; Enumeration District: 400; Image: 599.

 

 

 

Obituary for Mary Lahey Ford published in the Somerville Journal May 22, 1925

FORD - In Somerville, May 13, Mary Ford 73 yrs.

 

 

 

Obituary for Mary Ford  published in the Lawrence Daily Eagle July 4, 1888

Mary Ford died on Monday at her home 18 Chestnut Street.  She was only nineteen and a half years old and she leaves many friends to mourn her untimely end.  The funeral will occur Thursday from the Immaculate Conception, at 9 o'clock.

 

 

 

Obituary for Julia Ford published in the Boston Daily Globe September 2, 1920

Ford - In Somerville, Aug 31 Julia beloved daughter of Mary and the late William Ford.  Funeral Thursday, Sept 2, from 41 Washington St. High Mass at St. Benedict's Church at 7 o'clock, Burial at Lawrence

 

 

Obituary for Edward  Ford published in the Boston  Globe October 19, 1917

Ford - In Somerville, Oct 5., Edward beloved son of Mary Ford (nee Leahey), formerly of Lawrence.  Funeral from 41 Washington st., Monday, Oct. 8, at 8:15. High mass at St. Benedict's Church at 9, Burial at Lawrence.

 

 

Cemetery Record for Ford Plot at Immaculate Conception Cemetery, Lawrence Massachusetts