Biographical Sketch of Calvin Ford
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Calvin Ford came from Ireland, and settled in Charlotte County, Virginia, where his son Hezekiah was born. The latter married Ann Garrett, by whom he had thirteen children, eleven of whom he raised. Their names were Calvin, James, Claiborne, Laban, Marley, Thomas, William, Elizabeth, Morning, Susan, and Martha. William, James, Elizabeth and Martha came to Montgomery County with their mother, who was a widow, in 1835. William was married first to Martha A. Eperson, of Virginia, and after her death he married Margaret H. Nettle. James was married first to Mary Robinson, and after her death he married the widow Natton. Elizabeth married John Buster, of Virginia, who settled in Montgomery County in 1835. Martha married Simeon Hovey, of Virginia, and after his death she was married the second time to Andrew Britt, of Virginia.