MaryAnn (Ford) Thomas
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MaryAnn (Ford) Thomas

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MaryAnn Thomas formerly Ford aka McFarland, Nelson
Born 1950s.
Ancestors ancestors
Sister of [half], [half], [private sister (1940s - unknown)] [half], [private sister (1940s - unknown)] [half], [private brother (1950s - unknown)] and
Descendants descendants
Mother of [private daughter (1970s - unknown)], [private daughter (1970s - unknown)], [private son (1980s - unknown)] and [private daughter (1980s - unknown)]
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MaryAnn (Ford) Thomas is a Military Veteran.
Served in the United States Army Feb 2, 1981-Feb. 3, 1987

Descendant of several Magna Carta Surety Barons.
MaryAnn (Ford) Thomas is a member of Clan Crawford.
MaryAnn (Ford) Thomas is a member of Clan Wallace.
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MaryAnn (Ford) Thomas is a member of Clan Stewart.
Descendant of PGM migrant John Throckmorton, Sr.
Descendant of PGM migrant Moses Cleveland.
Descendant of PGM migrant Richard Higgins.
Descendant of PGM migrant John Meigs.

Early Life

I was born 30 Jul 1952 in Colorado Springs El Paso Colorado. I was the first child of my parents' marriage. I have 2 full blood brothers, I also have 3 half-blood sisters from my father and 1 half-blood brother from my mother.


I have four children, 3 girls and 1 boy. I have 11 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren.

Military Service

I am a veteran of the United States Army and was honorably discharged with a rank of PFC. My MOS was Patient Care Specialist. After basic training, advanced basic training, and on the job training, I earned the Distinguished Honor Graduate award, #1 of 101 in the class. I worked in the ER of Fort Carson CO hospital and was the NCOIC of Dermatology Clinic.

Occupation and Volunteer Work

I have done a wide range of volunteer service including 20 years as a researcher for the Local History Center, several years of taking photos of headstones, several years of hosting the Fremont County CO GenWeb page.

Hobbies and Interest

genealogy, reading

Religion and Spiritual Legacy

I am Roman Catholic and a Benedictine Oblate.

Later Life and Present

I am now retired and live with my husband of 39 years. I continue to work my genealogy, reading, but have mostly ended my volunteering life.

Death, Burial, and Death Cause


Research Notes


  • Paternal and maternal relationships are confirmed by a GEDmatch test match between [[Ford-12624|MaryAnn (Ford) Thomas|] GEDmatch TH3680336 and her brother David Ford GEDmatch KE2321789. Their most-recent common ancestors are their parents Everett Ford and Bessie Brown. Estimated number of generations to MRCA = 1.2, based on sharing 2654.8 cM across 46 segments.
  • First-hand information. Entered by MaryAnn Ford at registration.
  • Kansas State Historical Society; Topeka, Kansas; Collection Name: Population Schedules and Statistical Rolls: Counties (1953-1979); Reel Number: 43877_343793
  • Kansas State Historical Society; Topeka, Kansas; Collection Name: Population Schedules and Statistical Rolls: Counties (1953-1979); Reel Number: 43877_343810
  • U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2011.


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Thank you Mary Ann for your message on my page. I"m sure we are distant cousins through the Chatfields. When I discovered my connection to Louisa Alcott I watched the series, LIttle Men. I never read any of her works before. Also, thank you for your service to our nation. :) - James
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posted by Abby (Brown) Glann
Hi MaryAnn!

Congratulations on making more than 1,000 contributions to WikiTree for the Month of May. We all appreciate your efforts to make our Shared Tree the best it can be. Keep up the great work and THANK YOU!

Pip Sheppard

WikiTree Appreciation Team

posted by Pip Sheppard

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