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Ford vs Ford

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Location: Tennesseemap
Surnames/tags: Ford Tennessee Black_Heritage
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This site is a work in progress to gather sources and tell the story of Ford vs Ford regarding the contesting of a will that freed the persons previously enslaved by Lloyd Ford and named them as inheriting his farm.

Ford vs. Ford was a landmark case settled in the Tennessee Supreme Court.

Lloyd Ford owned 112 acres in Washington County, Tennessee. In his will, he freed his slaves and designated them to inherit his property.

The freed slaves included Larkin Ford and his family.




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