From rundown farm to productive bright spot.

PC 6 5 1939 C Ford

Pittsburgh Courier, 5 June 1949.


In the 1920 census of Old Fields township, Wilson County: farmer Johnathan Ford, 32, wife Annie, and children James H., 7, John Clinton, 5, and Olivia, 3. Johnathan Ford farmed on his own account.

On 29 December 1937, 23 year-old Clinton Ford married his first wife, Augusta Caple, in Crossroads township. On 15 March 1952, he married Dorothy Willingham. (Clinton’s mother’s surname, Barnes, is listed on the license application.)

John Clinton Ford died 22 June 1971, near Sims in western Wilson County. (His death certificate notes his 18 April 1914 birthdate.) He was buried in Rest Haven cemetery in Wilson.

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