Archer Clayton Ford

(1860-1939)
FatherSimeon Dwight Ford (1822-1911)
MotherMalinda Tanner Sackett (1827-1881)
Archer Clayton Ford, son of Simeon Dwight Ford and Malinda Tanner Sackett, was born in Washington, Litchfield County, ConnecticutG, on 18 January 1860.1,2 He died aged 79 in Grants Pass, Josephine County, OregonG, on 10 October 1939.2 He married in Grants PassG, on 2 February 1898, Nellie Ellen Hussey.2 Nellie was born in Eugene, Lane County, OregonG, on 25 September 18713 and died aged about 80 in Grants PassG, in 1952.3
     In 1860 Archer was living in Washington, ConnecticutG, in the household of his parents Simeon and Malinda, and was recorded in the census as Arthur Ford, aged four months and born in Connecticut.4
     In 1870 he was living in Washington, ConnecticutG, in the household of his parents Simeon and Malinda, and was recorded as Archer C Ford, aged ten.5
     In 1880 he was living in Washington, ConnecticutG, in the household of his parents Simeon and Malinda, and was recorded as Archer Ford, aged 20.6
[Archer Ford] graduated in 1885 at Stoors Agricultural School, at Mansfield, Conn. After completing his course he decided to settle in the far west. He stopped for a time near Pine River, Colorado. From there he went to Eagle Pass, Idaho. After a short sojourn at latter place he went to Grants Pass, Oregon, and there engaged in farming and fruit growing.

—Weygant, The Sacketts of America

Children of Archer Clayton Ford and Nellie Ellen Hussey

Sackett Family Association descendants
Teresa M Miller.
ChartsTree 7. Simon Sackett the colonist descendant chart
Reference6653.9Q.7

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "6653. Asher Clayton Ford, b. Jan. 18, 1860."
  2. Thurmon King's database, Archer Clayton Ford.
  3. Thurmon King's database, 3381 Archer Clayton Ford.
  4. 1860 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: M653_82; Page: 1115; Family History Library Film: 803082
    Washington, Fairfield County, Connecticut
    Ford, Simeon D, 39, farmer, real estate $4,000, personal estate $1,000, b. CT
    Ford, Malinda, 33, b. CT
    Ford, Porter, 5, b. CT
    Ford, Lester, 2, b. CT
    Ford, Arthur, 4/12, b. CT
    Ford, Polly, 62, b. CT
    Ford, John, 37, b. CT
    Ford, Ralph, 30, b. CT
    Ford, Remus, 22, farmer, b. CT
    Serivenez, Edna, 16, servant, b. NY.
  5. 1870 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: M593_106; Page: 511A; Image: 398823; Family History Library Film: 545605
    Washington, Litchfield County, Connecticut
    Ford, Simeon D, 50, farmer, real estate $5,000, personal estate $3,500, b. CT
    Ford, Malinda T, 42, keeping house, b. CT
    Ford, Porter D, 15, b. CT
    Ford, Lester S, 12, b. CT
    Ford, Archer C, 10, b. CT
    Ford, William H, 3, b. CT
    Ford, John C, 46, farm laborer, b. CT.
  6. 1880 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: 101; Family History Film: 1254101; Page: 338D; Enumeration District: 019; Image: 0377
    Washington, Litchfield County, Connecticut, 11 Jun 1880
    Ford, Simeon D, head, 58, farmer, b. CT, father b. CT, mother b. CT
    Ford, Malinda, wife, 54, keeping house, b. CT, father b. CT, mother b. CT
    Ford, Lois, niece, 20, b. Sandwich Islands, father b. CT, mother b. Sandwich Islands
    Ford, Archer, son, 20, b. CT, father b. CT, mother b. CT
    Ford, Murray, son, 13, b. CT, father b. CT, mother b. CT
    Ford, John, brother, 56, b. CT, father b. CT, mother b. CT.
Last Edited30 June 2017