Ford Family Memorial

Ford Family Memorial (HM4O4)

Location: Morristown, NJ 07960 Morris County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 47.863', W 74° 28.782'

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Colonel Jacob Ford, Sr.
Prominent land-holder and iron manufacturer
Member of New Jersey House of Assembly
Judge of Morris County Court
Ardent promoter of American cause in Revolutionary War
Born April 13, 1704 Died January 19, 1777

Colonel Jacob Ford, Jr.
Pioneer in Colonial Iron Works and Powder Manufacturing
Commander of Eastern Battalion, New Jersey Militia 1776-77
Buried with military honors, General Washington in attendance at the funeral
Born February 19, 1738 Died January 10, 1777

Theodosia Ford
Widow of Colonel Jacob Ford, Jr.
Washington and his official family were her guests during the winter of 1779-80, while the Continental Army was encamped at Morristown.
Born September 13, 1741 Died August 31, 1824
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HM NumberHM4O4
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Year Placed1940
Placed ByGualdo Ford
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 at 6:49pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 543891 N 4516432
Decimal Degrees40.79771667, -74.47970000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 47.863', W 74° 28.782'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 47' 51.78" N, 74° 28' 46.92" W
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Area Code(s)973, 201, 908, 862
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 57 E Park Pl, Morristown NJ 07960, US
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