I Lived In Those Times

I Lived In Those Times

by James Ford
     
 
In 1836 Darwin Ford loaded his wife and baby in the back of an oxcart, and left Medina, Ohio for the wilderness of southern Michigan. There he labored to carve a homestead out of the forest while his sons fought and died in the Civil War. Later his descendants struggled through the Great Depression, served as military pilots in World War II and Vietnam, and pursued

Overview

In 1836 Darwin Ford loaded his wife and baby in the back of an oxcart, and left Medina, Ohio for the wilderness of southern Michigan. There he labored to carve a homestead out of the forest while his sons fought and died in the Civil War. Later his descendants struggled through the Great Depression, served as military pilots in World War II and Vietnam, and pursued careers in the ministry, education, and the law. For five generations they left detailed accounts of the events that were important in their lives as the world evolved from oxcarts and candles to airplanes and computers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780615331102
Publisher:
James Ford
Publication date:
03/01/2010
Pages:
578
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.17(d)

Meet the Author

James Ford is the great-great grandson of Darwin Ford. A former Air Force pilot during the Vietnam War, he now practices law in Kalamazoo, Michigan.

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