Penelope Ford1

#11474, (circa October 1753 - 14 November 1753)
Relationship4th cousin 5 times removed of William David Lewis
Father*John Ford1 (1728 - 1767)
Mother*Martha Raynor1 (s 1730 - )
Birth*circa October 1753She was born circa October 1753 at New JerseyG.1 
Baptism2 November 1753She was baptized on 2 November 1753 at First Presbyterian Church, Morristown, Morris Co., New JerseyG.1 
Death*14 November 1753She died on 14 November 1753 at New JerseyG.2,3,4 
Burial*November 1753She was buried in November 1753 at First Presbyterian Churchyard, Morristown, Morris Co., New JerseyG.4 


  1. [S1073] History of the First Presbyterian Church, Morristown, N. J. (Morristown, NJ: "Banner" Steam Print, 1880–1885, 1889–1891), I:37. Penelope and Jacob, children of John Fford [sic] and wife, bapt. 2 Nov 1753. II:75-76. John and Penelope, bapt. 2 Nov 1753, children of John Ford and Martha Raynor, with note "[or was she dg. of his 1st marriage?]."
  2. [S918] Mrs. Elizabeth (Coss) Stewart, "Descendants of Andrew Ford of Weymouth, Mass.", New England Historical and Genealogical Register 119, 120 (1965, 1966): p. 191. Has bapt. and d. 1753 but also has d. aged 5 years, bur. in First Presbyterian Churchyard. [but burial record not found in History of the First Presbyterian Church]
  3. [S2070] The Presbyterian Church in Morristown, online, Graveyard > Alpha Index > F. Penelope Ford, dau. of John and Martha, d. 2 Nov 1753, bur. Segment 30, site 16 [Ford plot].
  4. [S1628], online, old, worn standing grave marker. Peneloppe Dau. / of John and Martha / Ford [the rest illegible in image]. Narrative: Peneloppe Ford, b. 18 Oct 1748, d. 14 Nov 1753 [no source given]. "Although her stone says she was the daughter of John and Martha, her mother was Penelope (d. 1748) who must have died during or right after giving birth to Peneloppe (d. 1753). John and Martha didn't marry until 20 Jan 1751." Inscription "Daughter of / John and Martha Ford / 5y." Memorial 12238815, created by Rich H., photo added by Joanie.