Ford, Ira

Birth Name Ford, Ira
Gender male
Age at Death 81 years, 11 months, 24 days

Events

Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth 25 Nov 1871 Indianola, Warren, Iowa, United States of America    
Census 1 Jun 1900 Indianola, Warren, Iowa, United States of America Sarah A. Shaw Household, 1900 Census 1a

State (or Territory) of: Iowa

County of: Warren

Supervisor's Dist. No.: 7

Enumeration Dist. No.: 146

Sheet No.: 8A

Division of County: Washington township

City, Town, Village: Indianola

Street Address: Indianola Avenue

Enumeration Date: 9 June 1900

Name: Ford, Ira

Relation to head: son

Color: W

Sex: M

Month of birth: Nov

Year of birth: 1871

Age: 28

Single, married, widowed or divorced: M

Years of present marriage: 6

Place of birth: Iowa

Place of birth of father: Maine

Place of birth of mother: Ohio

Occupation: Day Laborer

Months not employed: 4

Can read: yes

Can write: yes

Can speak English: yes

Census 15 Apr 1910 Indianola, Warren, Iowa, United States of America Ira Ford Household, 1910 Census 2a

State (or Territory) of: Iowa

County of: Warren

Supervisor's Dist. No.: 7

Enumeration Dist. No.: 219

Sheet No.: 20B

Division of County: Washington

City, Town, Village: Indianola

Ward of city: 1

Enumeration Date: 29 April 1910

Name: Ford, Ira

Relationship to head: head

Sex: M

Color: W

Age: 38

Single, married, widowed or divorced: M

Years of present marriage: 16

Place of birth: Iowa

Place of birth of father: Maine

Place of birth of mother: Ohio

Able to speak English; if not, language spoken: English

Occupation: Laborer

Nature of industry: Broom factory

Employer, employee or working on own account: W

Out of work: no

Weeks out of work in 1909: 0

Able to read: yes

Able to write: yes

Home owned or rented: R

Farm or house: H

Census 1 Jun 1915 Indianola, Warren, Iowa, United States of America Ira Ford, 1915 Iowa Census 3a

Card No.: 40

Name: Ford, Ira

Age: 43

County: Warren

Town or Township: Indianola

Ward: 1

Occupation: Broom maker

Earnings for 1914 from occupation: 750

Extent of Education Grammar: 8

Birthplace: Iowa

Own house or farm: no

Church Affiliation: Methodist

Father's Birthplace: Maine

Mother's Birthplace: Ohio

Sex: M

Color: W

Marital Status: M

Read: yes

Write: yes

Census 1 Jan 1920 Indianola, Warren, Iowa, United States of America Ira Ford Household, 1920 Census 4a

State (or Territory) of: Iowa

County of: Warren

Supervisor's Dist. No.: 7

Enumeration Dist. No.: 225

Page No.: 4B & 5A

Division of County: Washington township

City, Town, Village: Indianola

Ward of city: 1

Enumeration Date: 5 January 1920

Street Address: 310 North Fifth Street

Name: Ford, Ira

Relationship to head: head

Home owned or rented: R

Sex: M

Color: W

Age: 48

Single, married, widowed or divorced: M

Able to read: yes

Able to write: yes

Place of birth: Iowa

Place of birth of father: Maine

Place of birth of mother: Ohio

Able to speak English: yes

Occupation: Employee

Industry: Broom Factory

Employer, worker or working on own account: W

Census 1 Jun 1925 Indianola, Warren, Iowa, United States of America Ira Ford Household, 1925 Iowa Census 5a

Name: Ford, Ira

Street: East Fifth

House Number: 310

Relation: head

Sex: M

Color or Race: W

Age: 53

Marital Status: M

Home Owned or Rented: R

Monthly Rent: 18

Attended Grade School: x

Highest Grade Grammar School: 8

Able to Read: x

Able to Write: x

Place of Birth: Iowa

Father's Name: Ford, Joseph

Father's Place of Birth: Maine

Mother's Name: Short, Sarah

Mother's Place of Birth: Ohio

Unclassified Laborer: x

Church: Methodist Episcopal

Census 1 Apr 1930 Indianola, Warren, Iowa, United States of America Ira Ford Household, 1930 Census 6a

State of: Iowa

County of: Warren

Division of County: Washington township

Incorporated place: Indianola

Ward of city: 1

Supervisor's Dist. No.: 9

Enumeration Dist. No.: 91-29

Sheet No.: 7B

Enumeration Date: 9 April 1930

Street Address: 604 North Jefferson Way

Name: Ford, Ira

Relationship to head: head

Home owned or rented: O

Value of home or monthly rental: 3000

Farm?: no

Sex: M

Color: W

Age: 58

Marital condition: M

Age at first marriage: 28

Attended school since Sept. 1, 1929: no

Able to read and write: yes

Place of birth: Iowa

Place of birth of father: Maine

Place of birth of mother: Ohio

Able to speak English: yes

Occupation: Foreman

Industry: Broom Factory

Class of worker: W

Employed: yes

Veteran: no

Death 19 Nov 1953 Indianola, Warren, Iowa, United States of America    
Burial   I.O.O.F. Cemetery, Indianola, Warren, Iowa, United States of America    

Parents

Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Ford, Josephabout 180019 May 1873
Mother Short, Sarah Ann3 Dec 182716 Dec 1917
         Ford, Ira 25 Nov 1871 19 Nov 1953
 
Stepfather Shaw, Thornton21 Jan 1825
Mother Short, Sarah Ann3 Dec 182716 Dec 1917

Families

Family of Ford, Ira and Strong, Etta Mae

Married Wife Strong, Etta Mae ( * 10 Sep 1874 + 7 Mar 1959 )
   
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage 28 Feb 1895 Indianola, Warren, Iowa, United States of America    
  Children
Name Birth Date Death Date
Ford, Mildred M.
Ford, John W.
Ford, Mary S.30 Jan 189516 Aug 1897
Ford, Harvey Adelbert12 Aug 189610 Jul 1956
Ford, Marian E.23 Jun 189816 Jan 1986
Ford, Ira Franklin Sr.22 Aug 190130 Sep 1978
Ford, Bessie F.4 Apr 190423 Oct 1959
Ford, Grace Lanell30 Jun 191020 Aug 1992
Ford, Henry James18 Mar 19178 Jul 1930

Family Map

Family Map

Source References

  1. U.S. 1900 Federal Census
      • Date: 1 Jun 1900
      • Page: Iowa, Supervisor's District 7, Enumeration District 146, Sheet 8A, Lines 26-30
      • 1900 Census, Indianola, Warren county, Iowa
  2. U.S. 1910 Federal Census
      • Date: 15 Apr 1910
      • Page: Iowa, Supervisor's District 7, Enumeration District 219, Sheet 20B, Lines 77-84
      • 1910 Census, Indianola, Wareen county, Iowa
  3. 1915 Iowa State Census
      • Date: 1 Jun 1915
      • Page: Indianola, Warren county, Card 40
      • 1915 Iowa Census, Indianola, Warren county
  4. U.S. 1920 Federal Census
      • Date: 1 Jan 1920
      • Page: Iowa, Supervisor's District 7, Enumeration District 225, Ward 1, Sheet 4B, Lines 94-100 & Sheet 5A, Line 1
      • 1920 Census, Indianola, Warren county, Iowa
      • 1920 Census, Indianola, Warren county, Iowa
  5. 1925 Iowa State Census
      • Date: 1 Jun 1925
      • Page: Indianola, Warren county (37-39), Lines 141-147
      • 1925 Iowa Census, Indianola, Warren county
      • 1925 Iowa Census, Indianola, Warren county
      • 1925 Iowa Census, Indianola, Warren county
  6. U.S. 1930 Federal Census
      • Date: 1 Apr 1930
      • Page: Iowa, Enumeration District 91-29, Supervisor's District 9, Ward 1, Sheet 7B, Lines 82-86
      • 1930 Census, Indianola, Warren county, Iowa

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