John & Ola Ford: 1930 Census Dallas Co., Alabama

November 28, 2011 at 5:38 am 4 comments


Home in 1930: Valley Creek, Dallas, Alabama
Summerfield Road

Head of House: John Ford, farmer, 40

Spouse: Ola Ford, gen farm laborer, 41

Race: Negro

Dwelling #403

Family# 419


Fred Ford- sawmill, 18
(My grandfather Robert “Bud” Ford worked in the sawmill as did my cousins)

Jessie Ford – gen farm laborer, 16

Wenona Ford – gen farm laborer, 15

Annie Ford – gen farm laborer, 13

Mary Ford – gen farm laborer, 11


These are my cousins.

Ola Ford’s maiden name may have been Waters. The Ford family is said to originally have been from Perryville.

I was told my family worked on The Morgan Place.

If you have any information about this line of Fords, or want to connect with other relatives please leave me a message. God Bless!
Source Citation: Year: 1930; Census Place: Valley Creek, Dallas, Alabama; Roll: 14; Page: 15A; Enumeration District: 4; Image: 89.0.




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4 Comments Add your own

  • 1. percy  |  September 10, 2012 at 11:30 pm

    my named is percy sr.I was born in brent alabama /my parents were robert bud ford and ora perry ford.there 5 other children.even though i was born around Brent.we were not related to the fords that also live in brent.

    • 2. In Our Hearts  |  September 13, 2012 at 7:23 pm

      Hey Uncle Percy.. I am in the library now researching our Ford relatives from Perry County! Am so excited.. will keep you updated 🙂

    • 3. In Our Hearts  |  September 16, 2012 at 8:07 pm

      Grandparents of Robert Ford: Sarah Jane Martin b. 1871, Simon Robbins b. 1874 (Dallas County, Ala)

      Parents of Robert Ford: Mary Ella (Mel) Martin Morton b. 1897 (Dallas County, AL),
      Pettus Ford (am researching, originally from Perry County Ford relatives also reside in Dallas County & Jefferson County)

      Grandparents of Ora Dee Perry: Margaret “Muggie” Wyatt b. 1860, Jerry Reid

      Parents of Ora Perry: Louvenia (Lula) Reid, John Perry

      Ora Perry b. 1926
      Robert (Martin) Ford b. 1910

      Children: Bobby, Harvey, Annie, Robert, Percy, Harmon, Phyllis, Bernard

  • 4. Marilyn  |  October 2, 2012 at 10:51 am

    alabama genealogy has a lady wanting relatives of ford family oak grove ala.


    Hello Marilyn! Good to see you again 🙂 LOL* I am the same Lady from the AL Genealogy group.. it is always nice chatting with you. I look forward to solving genealogy puzzles with you in the group! (smiles)


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