Oddenino Family History
Ford
Louise Cash Oddenino's great-grandmother was Martha Frances Ford, wife of Civil War veteran John Madison Cook. Here is a pedigree chart for Martha Frances Ford:
The only known image of Martha Frances Ford:
Again, with the assistance of genealogist extraordinaire, Therese Fisher, we learned a little about the Ford family:
Here is the Family Group Sheet for Martha Ford's paternal grandparents, Benjamin Ford and Elizabeth Leavell:

 

From the Madison County Will Book 4, page 233 we find the record of the 1823 nuncupative (oral) will of Benjamin Ford:

 

From the book Madison County Homes, A Collection of Pre-Civil War Homes and Family Heritage by Vee Dove we find this bit of history on a house that was once owned by James Ford, son of Benjamin Ford and Elizabeth Leavell. Also, our Germanna lines connect with the Wilhoits, Gaars, Carpenters and Criglers, so many relatives may have visited this house at one time or another:

 

Here is the Family Group Sheet for Martha Ford's great-grandparents, John Ford and his wife Myrtle:

Here is the Family Group Sheet for Martha Ford's great-grandfather, John Ford and his second wife Roseanne Newman (while we haven't made the connection yet, it would not be surprising to find that Roseanne Newman is related to the Orange County, Virginia Newman family):

From the Madison County Will Book 4, page 374, we find the 1825 will of John Ford mentioning his second wife Roseanne and his various children. This will has a classic beginning of a will from this time period where he states, "I recommend my Soul to Almighty God and my body to be buried at the discretion of my executors hereafter mentioned."

Here is the Family Group Sheet for Martha Ford's 2X great-grandfather, William Ford:

Here is the Family Group Sheet for Martha Ford's 3X great-grandparents, John Ford and his wife Elizabeth:

Here is the Family Group Sheet for Martha Ford's 4X great-grandparents, John Ford and his wife Patience:

From the book, Marriages of Richmond County, Virginia 1668-1853 by George H.S. King, we find the following Ford family references:
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