Andrew Ford1

#9738, (circa 1620 - 4 March 1693)
Relationship8th great-grandfather of William David Lewis


Ellen Lovell b. c 1627, d. bt 1683 - 1693
Children 1.Mary Ford+8 (s 1647/48 - 1715)
 2. James Ford+1 (c 1649 - )
 3.Andrew Ford Jr.8 (s 1649/50 - 1725)
 4.Joseph Ford8 (s 1652/53 - )
 5.Samuel Ford8 (1656 - 1711)
 6.Nathaniel Ford8 (1658 - )
 7.Ebenezer Ford8 (1660 - b 1695/96)
 8.Silence Ford8 (1661 - )
 9.Prudence Ford+8 (1663 - 1695)
 10.Jacob Ford8 (1665 - b 1692/93)
 11.Elizabeth Ford8 (1667 - )
 12.Israel Ford8 (1670 - 1736)
 13.Sarah Ford8 (1672 - a 1735)
Birth*circa 1620He was born circa 1620 at EnglandG; "undoubtedly."1 
between 26 October 1642 and 21 May 1644He held real estate at Weymouth, Norfolk (then Suffolk) Co., MassachusettsG, as reported sometime between 26 October 1642 and 21 May 1644.2 
Marriage*circa 1646He married Ellen Lovell, daughter of Robert Lovell and Elizabeth _____, circa 1646.3,1 
3 April 1651In Robert Lovell's will dated 3 April 1651, Andrew Ford was named as an heir as son-in-law.4 
3 May 1654He was admitted as a Freeman on 3 May 1654 at Weymouth, Massachusetts.5 
29 October 1678He took the oath of allegiance to Charles II on 29 October 1678 at Massachusetts.6 
25 February 1692He left a will on 25 February 1692.7 
Death*4 March 1693He died on 4 March 1693 at Hingham, Plymouth Co., MassachusettsG.1 
ChartsAncestors of William D. Lewis (#1)
Ancestors of William D. Lewis (#2)


  1. [S918] Mrs. Elizabeth (Coss) Stewart, "Descendants of Andrew Ford of Weymouth, Mass.", New England Historical and Genealogical Register 119, 120 (1965, 1966): p. 6-14, pp. 112 ff.
  2. [S921] Gilbert Nash, compiler, Historical Sketch of the Town of Weymouth, Massachusetts, From 1622 to 1684 (Weymouth, Mass.: Weymouth Historical Society, 1885), Appendix C, "The following from the town records must have been compiled not earlier than Oct. 26, 1642, the date of the death of William Fry, whose daughters are named among the property owners, and May 21, 1644, the date of the deed of Thomas Dyer to Thomas Bayley, conveying a grant of the property described as belonging to him. There is reason to believe that the original record was made by Rev. Samuel Newman:" [p. 272–3] "The land of Andrew fford Seucn acres in the East fild first giuen to Masachill Barnard on the East with Edmond Hartes land on the west and north with the land of mr Jener on the south with the Indiaues land."
  3. [S166] Robert Charles Anderson, The Great Migration: Immigrants to New England (Boston, Mass.: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1995-2011), IV:352-4.
  4. [S166] Robert Charles Anderson, Great Migration: Immigrants to New England, IV:352-4, mentions wife, son John, son James, son-in-law Andrew Ford and his eldest and youngest sons, John Lovell's son.
  5. [S918] Mrs. Elizabeth (Coss) Stewart, "Descendants of Andrew Ford", p. 10, citing Records of the Governor and Company of teh Massachusetts Bay in New England, ed. by Nathaniel B. Shurtleff, 1854, IV:I:460.
  6. [S918] Mrs. Elizabeth (Coss) Stewart, "Descendants of Andrew Ford", pp. 10, citing Suffolk County Court records; father and sons Andrew, Jmaes, Nathaniel, Samuel and Ebenezer took the oath together "in Waymouth."
  7. [S918] Mrs. Elizabeth (Coss) Stewart, "Descendants of Andrew Ford", pp. 12: Andrew Ford Sr. late of Weymouth now in Hingham; to Israel his dwelling house and orchard with about 20 acres, 18 acres in the second Division of lots in Weymouth, land in "the late Colony of Plimoth" with all cattle, swine, sheep and other beasts; to Nathaniel, the 15 acres where his dwelling is and 200 acres at Quinne poge; to Andrew 15 pence; to James 200 acres of land at Quinne poge near New Roxbury; to Joseph "on [sic] shilling"; to Ebenezer 12 pence; to Samuel 200 acres at Quinne poge; to dau. Mary Whitman 100 acres of land at Quinne poge; to Silence 100 acres of land at Quinne poge; to Prudence wife of Joseph Lincoln one half share of land in "the late Colony of Plimoth" about 50 acres and 100 acres at Quinne poge; to Elizabeth 100 acres of land at Quinnne poge; to Sarah 100 acres of kand at Quinne poge; other instructions; names sons Nathaniel and Israel as executors. Winessed by David Hobart, Jacob Beale and Epherim Lane.
  8. [S918] Mrs. Elizabeth (Coss) Stewart, "Descendants of Andrew Ford", pp. 12-14, "all but the first four recorded in Weymouth Vital Records (these four have been placed in the following order after a careful consideration of their marriages and the births of their children by the able genealogist, Mrs. Florence Harlow Barclay."