Willa Ford

by savanna on May 5, 2016

Willa Ford at the Los Angeles Premiere of 'Friday the 13th'. Gra

Birth Name: Amanda Lee Williford

Place of Birth: Ruskin, Florida, U.S.

Date of Birth: January 22, 1981

Ethnicity: German, English, Irish, Scottish

Willa Ford is an American singer, songwriter, dancer, model, television personality, and actress. She is the daughter of Donna Sweat and Ralph Williford.

Willa is married to NFL linebacker Ryan Nece, with whom she has a son.

Willa’s paternal grandparents are James M. Williford and Juanita Elizabeth Glisson (the daughter of Julius C. Glisson and Elizabeth Willis).

Willa’s maternal grandfather is Malcolm B. Sweat, Jr. (the son of Malcolm Beaureguard Sweat and Ruby E. Hull). Willa’s great-grandfather Malcolm was the son of Harney Lafayette Sweat and Elizabeth Civility Taylor. Ruby was the daughter of John P. Hull and Rebecca E. Bryan.

Willa’s maternal grandmother is Margaret Jane Colding (the daughter of Solon Saulter Colding and Cora L. Burnett). Solon was the son of George Walter Colding and Margaret “Maggie” E. Gallagher. Cora was the daughter of Alexander Patterson Burnett and Nancy Jane Moody.

Sources: Genealogy of Willa Ford – https://familysearch.org

Obituary of Willa’s paternal grandmother, Juanita Elizabeth (Glisson) Williford – http://www.legacy.com

Obituary of Willa’s maternal uncle, Leslie Preston Sweat – http://www.legacy.com

Willa’s maternal grandfather, Malcolm B. Sweat, Jr., on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Willa’s maternal grandmother, Margaret Jane Colding, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Genealogies of Willa’s maternal great-grandparents, Solon Saulter Colding and Cora L. Burnett – https://www.findagrave.com

Marriage record of Willa’s maternal great-grandparents, Solon Saulter Colding and Cora L. Burnett – https://familysearch.org

Willa’s maternal great-grandfather, Solon Saulter Colding, on the 1900 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

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bablah November 19, 2017 at 5:00 pm

Malcolm B. Sweat and Ruby E.->Malcolm Beaureguard Sweat and Ruby E. Hull
Malcolm was the son of Harney Lafayette Sweat and Elizabeth Civility Taylor.
Ruby was the daughter of John P. Hull and Rebecca E. Bryan.

bablah May 24, 2017 at 6:14 pm
bablah May 24, 2017 at 6:20 pm

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