The Augusta Cemetery Family Trees

John William DeFordAge: 75 years18401916

Name
John William DeFord
Given names
John William
Surname
DeFord
Birth May 29, 1840 33 38
Citation details: Certificate number : fn 22972
Death of a paternal grandfatherJohn DeFord
December 25, 1873 (Age 33 years)
Cause: Old Age
Citation details: Book 1 Page 46
Text:
DeFORD, John - d. 1873 Dec 25 of old age in Washington Tp, b. Queen Anne's Co MD, a 102y, widower, farmer.
Publication: Canton, Oh
Citation details: 9 Jan 1874, Fri, pg 2, col 9
Text:
A CENTURIAN DEAD- on last Wednesday, at the residence of his son, Jonathan DeFord died at the round old age of 102 years. Mr DeFord has resided in Washington township for about 33 years. He is the third Centurian who has died in that vicinity within last score of years. We refer to Mr John Herrington and Mr Carman. "Carroll Free Press"
Burial of a paternal grandfatherJohn DeFord
after December 26, 1873 (Age 33 years)
Cemetery: Herrington-Bethel Cemetery, Row 10
Publication: Carroll County Genealogical Society, Carrollton, Ohio 44615
Citation details: Page 58
Text:
DeFORD, John; d Dec. 25, 1873; In the 102 yr of his age (flat stone) L. D. (footstone) DeFORD, John; d Dec. 25, 1873; In the 102 yr. of his age. Stonecutter N. H. Aldridge (upright stone)
Birth of a son
#1
Walter Otis DeFord
December 8, 1874 (Age 34 years)
Citation details: Certificate number : fn 69625
Death of a motherMary D. Williams
September 9, 1875 (Age 35 years)
Death of a fatherWilliam DeFord
February 24, 1898 (Age 57 years)
Citation details: Feb 1898
Text:
Honorable William DeFord died Thursday afternoon, Feb 24, 1898, was buried at Herrington Church cemetery, three miles south of Augusta. Rev. Wilson of East Rochester officiated. A short service was held at the home of his son, N.B. DeFordofBayard, where the deceased had made his home for the past few years. The following sketch is taken from "Biographical Sketches of the 56th Ohio House of Representatives" which convened January 4, 1864, when Mr. DeFord was a member of thatbody:WILLIAM DEFORD, from Carroll County, is a farmer and wool grower, born on April 28, 1807 in Monroe, Fayette County, Penna, came to Ohio when about 28 years old, settling in Carroll County where his father still lives at the advanced age of92years. Was a student for a few months at Madison College, Penna, was married March 29, 1838 to Mary D. Williams of Sussex County, New Jersey. He held several positions of trust in his county. Took an active part in the suppression oftheRebellion, and aided in the capture of John Mprgan. He also raised a company of Home Guards for the defense of the river border. Was a Methodist Protestant for 65 years. Mr. DeFord was of French ancesttry, his grandparents having cometoAmerica at the time of the St. Bartholomew massacre, they being Protestants. They landed on the eastern shores of Maryland. His grandparents were both killed by Indians, leavinf a large family of children. The father, John DeFord, was boundoutuntil of age, in Fayette County, Penna, where he married Nancy Hopwood, and raised a family, viz: William, John, Daniel, Nathan, Mrs. Harriet DeFord, Mrs. Elizabeth Stull, and Mrs. Lydia Beatty, all of whom, except Nathan, who is a halfbrother,are deceased. Nathan is still living at Ottawa, Kansas. Their father lived to be 102 years and died in 1875 at his son John's, south of Augusta, on which section he had entered. William, like his father, amassed great wealth,..... hiswife diedseveral years ago; their children were Nathan B. of Bayard and John W. of near Augusta.
Burial of a fatherWilliam DeFord
February 26, 1898 (Age 57 years)
Cemetery: Herrington-Bethel Church Cemetery
Death April 27, 1916 (Age 75 years)
Citation details: Certificate number : fn 22972
Text:
Name : John William Deford Titles : Death date : 27 Apr 1916 Death place : Carrollton, Carroll Co., Ohio Birth date : 29 May 1840 Estimated birth year : Birth place : Augusta, Carroll Co., Ohio Age at death : 75 years 10 months 28 days Gender : Male Marital status : Married Race or color : Caucasian Street address : Occupation : Ret. Farmer/Stock Dealer Residence : Burial date : 28 Apr 1916 Burial place : Carrollton, Ohio Cemetery name : Spouse name : Father name : Wm Deford Father titles : Father birth place : Fayette Co., Pennsylvania Mother name : Mary Williams Mother titles : Mother birth place : Sussex Co., New Jersey Informant: Union C. DeFord, 318 Wick Ave., Youngstown, Ohio GSU film number : 1983648 Digital GS number : 4021392 Image number : 177 Reference number : fn 22972 Collection : Ohio Deaths 1908-1953
Burial April 28, 1916 (1 day after death)
Citation details: Certificate number : fn 22972
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mother
Marriage: March 29, 1838Carroll Co, Oh
1 year
elder brother
Nathan DeFord
Birth: April 11, 1839 31 37Augusta Township, Carroll County, Ohio
Death: May 3, 1920West Township, Columbiana County, Ohio
14 months
himself
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son
Walter Otis DeFord
Birth: December 8, 1874 34 36Augusta Township, Carroll County, Ohio
Death: November 5, 1928Canton, Stark County, Ohio
son

BirthOhio Death Certificate
Citation details: Certificate number : fn 22972
DeathOhio Death Certificate
Citation details: Certificate number : fn 22972
Text:
Name : John William Deford Titles : Death date : 27 Apr 1916 Death place : Carrollton, Carroll Co., Ohio Birth date : 29 May 1840 Estimated birth year : Birth place : Augusta, Carroll Co., Ohio Age at death : 75 years 10 months 28 days Gender : Male Marital status : Married Race or color : Caucasian Street address : Occupation : Ret. Farmer/Stock Dealer Residence : Burial date : 28 Apr 1916 Burial place : Carrollton, Ohio Cemetery name : Spouse name : Father name : Wm Deford Father titles : Father birth place : Fayette Co., Pennsylvania Mother name : Mary Williams Mother titles : Mother birth place : Sussex Co., New Jersey Informant: Union C. DeFord, 318 Wick Ave., Youngstown, Ohio GSU film number : 1983648 Digital GS number : 4021392 Image number : 177 Reference number : fn 22972 Collection : Ohio Deaths 1908-1953
BurialOhio Death Certificate
Citation details: Certificate number : fn 22972