Baltimore County, Maryland was founded in 1659 and included most of northeastern Maryland. The original county included parts of Cecil, Frederick, Harford, Carroll, and Baltimore Counties.
Lloyd Ford was born about 1727 in Baltimore County, Maryland.
He married Mary Grant.
Lloyd Ford (1748)
Mordecai Ford (1750),
Benjamin Ford (1751)
Stephen Ford (1752)
James Ford (1753),
Alexander Ford (1754, married Elizabeth Birdwell),
John Ford (1754, married Susannah Jackson),
Thomas Ford (1756)
Elizabeth Ford (1764, married John Douglas).
In 1755, Loyd reported to the court of Baltimore County that he had found a horse.
In 1756, he mortgaged chattel goods to John
In 1778 he bought part of his father's plantation from his brother, Stephen's, son, Thomas.
The family moved to the Watauga Settlement after the American Revolution.
In 1784 John Ford, Lloyd Ford and Mordecai Ford were granted land on Sinking Creek.
The 1787 Washington County tax list included Benjamin, Lloyd Jr. Lloyd Sr., Mordecai, and Thomas Ford.
In 1809 and 1811, Lloyd, Sr. sold the land on Sinking Creek to his sons John and James.
Loyd appeared on the 1815 Washington County tax list.
He died by July, 1816 when Thomas Ford was appointed administrator of his estate which consisted of enslaved people, livestock, and various household items.
Mary appears on the 1816 tax list, but not on that of 1817.
from Washington Co., TN Deed Book E-H-I
5 Oct 1799
Loyd Ford Sr of WC, TN
Richard Hail of same
$401.00 - 120 a
Beginning Loyd Ford JR's corner
W60 to a corner of sd Ford's old line
N130 with line of same to George Flines line formerly the property of Will Stubblefield
E26 with his line to his corner
N38E92 to Stubblefield's old corner
E98 passing his & John Vance's corner
S26W110 dividing line sd Hail & Loyd Ford Jr
S36W122 on sd dividing line to beginning
Daniel Davidson Loyd Ford
Slavery is an immoral system of forced labor where people are treated as property to be bought and sold. It was legal in the American Colonies and the United States until the Civil War.
Washington County Tennessee Role Book 13, Page 64-65
Know all Men by these presence,
I , Loyd Ford, senior of County of Washington, hath bargained sold and delivered unto my son John Ford of the County and State aforesaid, One Negro Boy named Jason, about four years old, for and in consideration of -- --- to me in hand paid by the said John Ford, I do by these presence warrant and forever defend the said Negro to him the said John Ford, his heirs and assigns forever from all other person or persons whatsoever. ----
Witness my hand and seal this Eighth Day of August, One Thousand Eight Hundred and Four . After the death of Loyd Ford, Senior and his wife, this Negro is to be the property of John Ford.
Samuel May--- Magen
Received of John Ford one Bay Horse in full consideration for the Negro Boy mentioned in the within Bill of Sale,
Witness my hand and seal the date above.
Washington Co, TN Deed Book 10
Sep 11, 1807
Loyd Ford SR of WC, TN
John Billingsly of same
$200.00 - 78 a - on Sinking Creek
Beginning old corner sd Ford's survey
N67W116 to John Profit's line
W16 with same
S4W116 with John Ford's line crossing creek
S48E66 to Alexander Doak's line
N47E34 to beginning
Loyd (X) Ford Sr
Samuel Hall (Hail?)
from Washington County, Tennessee Roll 198, Book 12, Page 204
This indenture made and concluded upon this One Thousand Eight Hundred and Nine  between Loyd Ford, Senior of the State of Tennessee, Washington County, of the one part and James Ford of the same county and State of the other part.
Withnesseth that the said Loyd Ford, Senior for and in consideration of the sum of Twenty Dollars and Sixty Six Cents to him in hand paid the receipt which is acknowledge hath Bargined and Sold to James Ford, his heirs and assignees forever all that tract or parcel of land situated in the County aforesaid on Sinking Creek....
Washington Co., Tennessee Deed Book12
Sept 3, 1810
Loid Ford SR old farmer of WC, TN
One Mulatto Boy, Sam, about 15 years old - for 300 lbs good merchenable beef
Signed, sealed & delivered in presents of the said James Ford - doth allow his father to have the use of the sd Mulatto boy during the natural life of his father and mother.
Loid (X) Ford
John Billingsly SR
James (X) Billingsly
Reg. Nov 16, 1810a
from Washington County, Tennessee Roll 198, Book 13, Page 233-5
This indenture made and concluded upon this Seventeenth Day of July Eighteen Hundred and Eleven , between Loyd Ford, Senior of the State of Tennessee, Washington County, of the one part and John Ford, son of the said Lloyd Ford, of the same county and State of the other part.
Withnesseth that the said Lloyd Ford, as for the good will that he haseth to his said son, as for and in consideration of the sum of Ten Dollars, to him in hand paid, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, hath given ,granted, bargained and sold ---- conveyed and confirmed unto him, the said John Ford, his heirs and assigns forever, all that tract or parcel of land situated in the County aforesaid on Sinking Creek