Allen Josiah Alford Jr1,2,3,4

M, #19741, b. 27 February 1844, d. 3 July 1923 or 23 July 1923
Father*Isham Alford1,5,2,3,4 b. 1814 or 1815, d. 7 Jun 1888
Mother*Sylvia Ann Hodges1,6,2,4 b. 1825 or 1826
Last Edited23 Jun 2019
     Allen was born on 27 February 1844 in St. Clair County, Alabama, USA. Tucker Funeral Home records for O Villa Brittain indicate he was born in Georgia.1,5,2,3,7,4,8 Allen married Nancy Jane Land on 5 January 1871 in Sabine County, Texas, USA.7,9,10,11 He died on 3 July 1923 or 23 July 1923 in Center, Shelby County, Texas, USA.4,3,7 Allen Josiah Alford Jr was buried on 26 July 1923 in Fairview Cemetery, Shelby County, Texas, USA.3,7,4

Census Data

     Allen appeared on the 1850 Federal Census St. Clair County, Texas in the household of his parents, Isham Alford and Selvira Alford.5

Allen appeared on the 1860 Federal Census Sabine County, Texas in the household of his parents, Isham Alford and Anna Alford.2

Allen appeared on the 1870 Federal Census Sabine County, Texas in the household of his parents, Isham Alford and Anna Alford.1

Allen J Alford and Nancy A Alford appeared on the 1880 U.S. Federal Census of Sabine County, Texas, enumerated 22 June 1880, enumerated as a farmer. Their children Lee E, Ovada, Benjamin and Laura were listed as living with them. As was Amanda Alford who was listed as a Servant - farm laborer.11

Family

Nancy Jane Land b. 24 Aug 1851, d. 4 Sep 1926
Marriage*Allen married Nancy Jane Land on 5 January 1871 in Sabine County, Texas, USA.7,9,10,11 
Children

Citations

  1. [S1451] Isham Alford household, June 1, 1870 U.S. census, Provo, Utah, USA, Beat 2, Sabine, Texas; Page: 8, Ancestry.com Roll: M593_1604; Image: 16.
  2. [S1684] Isham Alford household, June 30, 1860 U.S. census, Provo, Utah, USA, Redland Beat, Precinct 4, Sabine, Texas; Page: 330; Family: 178, Ancestry.com Roll: M653_1304; Image: 287.
  3. [S2829] Magnum Funeral Home, Shelby County, TX, online http://www.shelbycountytexashistory.org/Shelby/Mangum/…, 1923 - Allen Alford Jr.. Hereinafter cited as Magnum Funeral Home.
  4. [S2247] L K Worsham, online http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/10691355/, L K Worsham (Katie, TX), downloaded viewed July 11, 2009, Allen Josiah ALFORD.
  5. [S1681] Isham Alford household, 1 June 1850 U.S. census, Provo, Utah, USA, St. Clair, Alabama; Page: 140, Ancestry.com Roll: M432_14; Image: 541.
  6. [S1681] 1 June 1850 U.S. census, Provo, Utah, USA, St. Clair, Alabama; Page: 140, Isham Alford 35 Farmer Tennessee
    Selvira Alford 26 Alabama
    Britten Alford 11 Alabama
    Frances Alford 8 Alabama
    Allen Alford 7 Alabama
    Burtis Alford 5 Alabama
    Louisa Alford 1 Alabama.
  7. [S2830] Fairview Cemetery, Shelby County, TX, online http://www.shelbycountytexashistory.org/Shelby/cem_pics/…, Allen J. Alford. Hereinafter cited as Fairview Cemetery.
  8. [S2886] Francis Tucker Funeral Home, Shelby County, TX, online http://www.shelbycountytexashistory.org/Shelby/Tucker/…, rittain, O. Vilia     . Hereinafter cited as Francis Tucker Funeral Home.
  9. [S2830] Fairview Cemetery, online http://www.shelbycountytexashistory.org/Shelby/cem_pics/…, Nannie L. Alford.
  10. [S2247] L K Worsham, viewed July 11, 2009, Allen Josiah ALFORD & Nancy J. "Nannie" LAND.
  11. [S2879] Allen J Alford household, June 22, 1880 U.S. census, Provo, Utah, USA, District 85, Precinct 4, Sabine, Texas; Page: Page: 227.4000; Enumeration District: 85, Ancestry.com Roll: T9_1325; Family History Film: 1255325.
  12. [S2247] L K Worsham, viewed July 11, 2009, Ovada Vilia ALFORD.
  13. [S2247] L K Worsham, viewed July 11, 2009, Benjamin Meador ALFORD.
  14. [S2247] L K Worsham, viewed July 11, 2009, Laura Frances ALFORD.
  15. [S2829] Magnum Funeral Home, online http://www.shelbycountytexashistory.org/Shelby/Mangum/…, Doggett, Bertha Mae.
  16. [S2247] L K Worsham, viewed July 11, 2009, Mattie Florida ALFORD.
  17. [S2892] Bartle Funeral Home, Shelby County, TX, online http://www.shelbycountytexashistory.org/Shelby/Bartle/…, Swanzy, Mrs Willie Lee. Hereinafter cited as Bartle Funeral Home.
  18. [S9795] Willie Lee Swanzy, Death Certificate 90611 (Dec 18, 1969), Texas Department of State Health Services, Austin, Texas, USA. Hereinafter cited as Texas Death Certificates.

Thomas Redden Alford1,2,3

M, #19742, b. 18 March 1855, d. 27 November 1898
Father*Isham Alford4,5,3 b. 1814 or 1815, d. 7 Jun 1888
Mother*Sylvia Ann Hodges4,5,3 b. 1825 or 1826
Last Edited2 Oct 2015
     Thomas was born on 18 March 1855 in Texas, USA, the 1860 census gives his birthplace as Alabama.4,1,5,3 Thomas married Sarah M Collier before 1876.1,3 He died on 27 November 1898 in Sabine County, Texas, USA, at age 43.3

Census Data

     Thomas appeared on the 1860 Federal Census Sabine County, Texas in the household of his parents, Isham Alford and Anna Alford.5

Thomas appeared on the 1870 Federal Census Sabine County, Texas in the household of his parents, Isham Alford and Anna Alford.4 Thomas Redden Alford appeared on the 1880 U.S. Federal Census of Sabine County, Texas, at Precinct 4, Sabine, Texas, enumerated 1880.1

Family

Sarah M Collier b. 18 Feb 1863, d. 7 Sep 1925
Children
  • Adrain R Alford1 b. c 1876, d. 1902
  • Troy Alford b. 8 Apr 1878, d. 10 Sep 1957; When I contacted L K Worsham about the relationship of Troy and Thomas Ernest Alford, I recieved the following rep;y (21 Oct 2011):
    Thanks for the insight. I do indeed have them in the wrong category. They were indeed brothers, not Father son. I am sure that I will indeed get that corrected. I have found others that are wrong too, just proves that we are all infallible.6
  • Thomas Ernest Alford1 b. 26 Jan 1879, d. 12 Jan 1935

Citations

  1. [S1449] Isam Alford household, June 1, 1880 U.S. census, Provo, Utah, USA, Precinct 4, Sabine, Texas; Page: 242D; Enumeration District: 086, Ancestry.com Roll: T1325; Family History Film: 1255325.
  2. [S1684] Isham Alford household, June 30, 1860 U.S. census, Provo, Utah, USA, Redland Beat, Precinct 4, Sabine, Texas; Page: 330; Family: 178, Ancestry.com Roll: M653_1304; Image: 287, Household Members: Name Age
    Isham Alford 43
    Anna Alford 34
    Frances Alford 18
    Allen Alford 16
    Bertis Alford 14
    Balldy Alford 11
    Louisa Alford 9
    Thomas Alford 5
    Julias Alford 3.
  3. [S2247] L K Worsham, online http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/10691355/, L K Worsham (Katie, TX), downloaded viewed July 11, 2009, Thomas Redden ALFORD.
  4. [S1451] Isham Alford household, June 1, 1870 U.S. census, Provo, Utah, USA, Beat 2, Sabine, Texas; Page: 8, Ancestry.com Roll: M593_1604; Image: 16.
  5. [S1684] June 30, 1860 U.S. census, Provo, Utah, USA, Redland Beat, Precinct 4, Sabine, Texas; Page: 330; Family: 178.
  6. [S2247] L K Worsham, viewed July 11, 2009, Troy ALFORD

    His relationship to Thomas F Alford is questionable since he was purportedly born a year before his father.

Preston Alford1

M, #19743, b. circa 1857
Father*Isham Alford1,2 b. 1814 or 1815, d. 7 Jun 1888
Mother*Sylvia Ann Hodges1,2 b. 1825 or 1826
Last Edited2 Oct 2015
     Preston was born circa 1857 in Texas, USA.1,2

Census Data

     Julias appeared on the 1860 Federal Census Sabine County, Texas in the household of his parents, Isham Alford and Anna Alford.2

Preston appeared on the 1870 Federal Census Sabine County, Texas in the household of his parents, Isham Alford and Anna Alford.1

Citations

  1. [S1451] Isham Alford household, June 1, 1870 U.S. census, Provo, Utah, USA, Beat 2, Sabine, Texas; Page: 8, Ancestry.com Roll: M593_1604; Image: 16.
  2. [S1684] Isham Alford household, June 30, 1860 U.S. census, Provo, Utah, USA, Redland Beat, Precinct 4, Sabine, Texas; Page: 330; Family: 178, Ancestry.com Roll: M653_1304; Image: 287.

Althea Alford1,2,3

F, #19744, b. circa 1859
Father*Isham Alford2 b. 1814 or 1815, d. 7 Jun 1888
Mother*Sylvia Ann Hodges2 b. 1825 or 1826
Last Edited15 Apr 2018
     Althea was born circa 1859 in Texas, USA, in the 1870 census.2

Census Data

     Alethea appeared on the 1870 Federal Census Sabine County, Texas in the household of her parents, Isham Alford and Anna Alford.2

Citations

  1. In the 1870 census.
  2. [S1451] Isham Alford household, June 1, 1870 U.S. census, Provo, Utah, USA, Beat 2, Sabine, Texas; Page: 8, Ancestry.com Roll: M593_1604; Image: 16.
  3. [S2825] The Brides of Shelby County- 1882 - 1999, online http://www.shelbycountytexashistory.org/Shelby/Marriages/…, Althia Alford and Robert Harold Cox. Hereinafter cited as Brides of Shelby County.

Sarah M Collier1,2

F, #19748, b. 18 February 1863, d. 7 September 1925
Last Edited25 Nov 2011
     Sarah was born on 18 February 1863 in Mississippi, USA.1,3 Sarah married Thomas Redden Alford before 1876.1,2 She died on 7 September 1925 at age 62.3
     Her name was also recorded as Sallie.3

Census Data

     Sarah M Collier appeared on the 1880 U.S. Federal Census of Sabine County, Texas, in the household of Thomas Redden Alford.1

Family

Thomas Redden Alford b. 18 Mar 1855, d. 27 Nov 1898
Children
  • Adrain R Alford1 b. c 1876, d. 1902
  • Troy Alford b. 8 Apr 1878, d. 10 Sep 1957; When I contacted L K Worsham about the relationship of Troy and Thomas Ernest Alford, I recieved the following rep;y (21 Oct 2011):
    Thanks for the insight. I do indeed have them in the wrong category. They were indeed brothers, not Father son. I am sure that I will indeed get that corrected. I have found others that are wrong too, just proves that we are all infallible.4
  • Thomas Ernest Alford1 b. 26 Jan 1879, d. 12 Jan 1935

Citations

  1. [S1449] Isam Alford household, June 1, 1880 U.S. census, Provo, Utah, USA, Precinct 4, Sabine, Texas; Page: 242D; Enumeration District: 086, Ancestry.com Roll: T1325; Family History Film: 1255325.
  2. [S2247] L K Worsham, online http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/10691355/, L K Worsham (Katie, TX), downloaded viewed July 11, 2009, Thomas Redden ALFORD.
  3. [S2247] L K Worsham, viewed July 11, 2009, Sarah M. "Sallie" COLLIER.
  4. [S2247] L K Worsham, viewed July 11, 2009, Troy ALFORD.

Thomas Ernest Alford1

M, #19749, b. 26 January 1879, d. 12 January 1935
Father*Thomas Redden Alford2 b. 18 Mar 1855, d. 27 Nov 1898
Mother*Sarah M Collier2 b. 18 Feb 1863, d. 7 Sep 1925
Last Edited25 Nov 2011
     Thomas was born on 26 January 1879 in Texas, USA.2,1 Thomas married Minnie McCall on 11 February 1902 in Sabine County, Texas, USA.1 He died on 12 January 1935 at age 55.1
     He also went by the name of Earnest.2

Census Data

     Thomas Ernest Alford appeared on the 1880 U.S. Federal Census of Sabine County, Texas, in the household of Thomas Redden Alford.2

Family

Minnie McCall b. c 1884

Citations

  1. [S2247] L K Worsham, online http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/10691355/, L K Worsham (Katie, TX), downloaded viewed July 11, 2009, Thomas Ernest ALFORD.
  2. [S1449] Isam Alford household, June 1, 1880 U.S. census, Provo, Utah, USA, Precinct 4, Sabine, Texas; Page: 242D; Enumeration District: 086, Ancestry.com Roll: T1325; Family History Film: 1255325.

Ryan Matthew Alford1

M, #19757, b. 12 October 1984, d. 13 October 1984
Father*Joe Mitchell Alford1 b. 25 Sep 1957, d. 14 May 2014
Last Edited26 Dec 2006
     Ryan was born on 12 October 1984 in Smith County, Texas, USA.1 He died on 13 October 1984 in Dallas County, Texas, USA.2

Citations

  1. [S1446] Texas Birth Index - 1903 - 1997, online Texas Birth Index - 1903 - 1997, Ryan Matthew Alford. Hereinafter cited as TX Birth Index - 1903-1997.
  2. [S1448] Texas Death Index, 1903-2000 (Publisher: Texas Department of Health), Ancestry.com, Texas Death Index, 1903-2000; "An ancestry.com index of Texas deaths with a link to VitalChek for copies of the original record"; cited as "Texas Death Index., Ryan Alford.