Lewis Bartley Alford1

M, #25181, b. 1893, d. 1968
Father*Thomas Alva Alford2 b. Sep 1847
Mother*Eliza Flaker3 b. 1852
Last Edited28 Feb 2010
     Lewis married Eva Marie Adams.4 Lewis was born in 1893.1 He died in 1968.1

Family 1

Eva Marie Adams b. 1900, d. 1991

Family 2

Child

Citations

  1. [S2247] L K Worsham, online http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/10691355/, L K Worsham (Katie, TX), downloaded viewed July 11, 2009, Lewis Bartley ALFORD.
  2. [S2247] L K Worsham, viewed July 11, 2009, Thomas Alva ALFORD.
  3. [S2247] L K Worsham, viewed July 11, 2009, Thomas Alva ALFORD and Eliza FLAKER.
  4. [S2247] L K Worsham, viewed July 11, 2009, Lewis Bartley ALFORD & Eva Marie ADAMS.

Eva Marie Adams1

F, #25182, b. 1900, d. 1991
Last Edited28 Feb 2010
     Eva married Lewis Bartley Alford.1 Eva was born in 1900.2 She died in 1991.2

Family

Lewis Bartley Alford b. 1893, d. 1968

Citations

  1. [S2247] L K Worsham, online http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/10691355/, L K Worsham (Katie, TX), downloaded viewed July 11, 2009, Lewis Bartley ALFORD & Eva Marie ADAMS.
  2. [S2247] L K Worsham, viewed July 11, 2009, Eva Marie ADAMS.

Thomas Alva Alford1

M, #25183, b. September 1847
Father*John Alford2 b. c 1819, d. c 1870
Mother*Teressa Montgomery2 b. 1824
Last Edited28 Feb 2010
     Thomas was born in September 1847.1 Thomas married Eliza Flaker.2

Family

Eliza Flaker b. 1852
Child

Citations

  1. [S2247] L K Worsham, online http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/10691355/, L K Worsham (Katie, TX), downloaded viewed July 11, 2009, Thomas Alva ALFORD.
  2. [S2247] L K Worsham, viewed July 11, 2009, Thomas Alva ALFORD and Eliza FLAKER.

Eliza Flaker1

F, #25184, b. 1852
Last Edited28 Feb 2010
     Eliza was born in 1852.1 Eliza married Thomas Alva Alford.1

Family

Thomas Alva Alford b. Sep 1847
Child

Citations

  1. [S2247] L K Worsham, online http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/10691355/, L K Worsham (Katie, TX), downloaded viewed July 11, 2009, Thomas Alva ALFORD and Eliza FLAKER.

John Alford1,2

M, #25185, b. circa 1819, d. circa 1870
Father*Baldy Archibald Alford1,2 b. 23 Oct 1784, d. 1865
Mother*Elizabeth Terry1,2 b. 1790, d. 10 May 1874
Last Edited2 Oct 2016
     John was born circa 1819 in Georgia, USA.1,2 John married Teressa Montgomery on 27 January 1842 in St. Clair County, Alabama, USA.3 He died circa 1870 in St. Clair County, Alabama.1

Family

Teressa Montgomery b. 1824
Child

Citations

  1. [S2247] L K Worsham, online http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/10691355/, L K Worsham (Katie, TX), downloaded viewed July 11, 2009, John ALFORD.
  2. [S4199] Find A Grave memorial page , Find A Grave, Find A Grave search page; "A database submitted by individuals supposedly of cemetery interments, often from grave memorials or cemetery records and often supplemented by other information, generally without identification of the sources except when a tombstone photo is included."; cited as "Find A Grave., http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi Baldy Alford.
  3. [S2247] L K Worsham, viewed July 11, 2009, John ALFORD & Teressa MONTGOMERY.
  4. [S2247] L K Worsham, viewed July 11, 2009, Thomas Alva ALFORD and Eliza FLAKER.

Teressa Montgomery1

F, #25186, b. 1824
Last Edited2 Oct 2016
     Teressa was born in 1824 in Alabama, USA.1 Teressa married John Alford on 27 January 1842 in St. Clair County, Alabama, USA.1

Family

John Alford b. c 1819, d. c 1870
Child

Citations

  1. [S2247] L K Worsham, online http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/10691355/, L K Worsham (Katie, TX), downloaded viewed July 11, 2009, John ALFORD & Teressa MONTGOMERY.
  2. [S2247] L K Worsham, viewed July 11, 2009, Thomas Alva ALFORD and Eliza FLAKER.

Joseph Seaborn Alford1,2,3

M, #25187, b. 1845
Father*Julius C Alford4 b. 1797
Last Edited12 May 2010
     Joseph was born in 1845 in Louisiana, USA.4 Joseph married Nancy Elizabeth Duggan Arnett.5 Joseph married Matha Boyce before 1893.1,6,2
     Unless a firm link is established to Lodwick Alford there is no family relationship.7

Family 1

Nancy Elizabeth Duggan Arnett
Children

Family 2

Matha Boyce
Children

Family 3

Children

Citations

  1. [S2829] Magnum Funeral Home, Shelby County, TX, online http://www.shelbycountytexashistory.org/Shelby/Mangum/…, Alford, Emmett Newton. Hereinafter cited as Magnum Funeral Home.
  2. [S2829] Magnum Funeral Home, online http://www.shelbycountytexashistory.org/Shelby/Mangum/…, McCoy, Emma Joyce.
  3. [S2881] Hinson AK Line, online www.ancestry.com, Joseph Seaborn Alford. Hereinafter cited as Hinson AK Line.
  4. [S1686] Alford American Family Association, online Alford American Family Association, Amos Ponder Alford - Obituary included in Texas Obituaries
    http://www.alfordassociation.org/OBITS/TXOBIT.htm. Hereinafter cited as AAFA.
  5. [S1686] AAFA, online Alford American Family Association, Louis Catsby Alford - Obituary included in Texas Obituaries
    http://www.alfordassociation.org/OBITS/TXOBIT.htm
  6. [S415] Rick Moffat, Assumption based upon birth/christening date of children.
  7. [S2881] Hinson AK Line, online www.ancestry.com, Lodwick Alford.
  8. [S1686] AAFA, online Alford American Family Association, Fred Robert Alford - Obituary included in Texas Obituaries
    http://www.alfordassociation.org/OBITS/TXOBIT.htm
  9. [S1686] AAFA, online Alford American Family Association, Mary Lou Alford - Obituary included in Texas Obituaries
    http://www.alfordassociation.org/OBITS/TXOBIT.htm
  10. [S2254] Mangum Funeral Home, online http://www.shelbycountytexashistory.org/Shelby/mangum/…, Alford, Amos Ponder, Sr.. Hereinafter cited as Mangum Funeral Home.

Matha Boyce1

F, #25188
Last Edited11 May 2010
     Matha married Joseph Seaborn Alford before 1893.1,2,3

Family

Joseph Seaborn Alford b. 1845
Children

Citations

  1. [S2829] Magnum Funeral Home, Shelby County, TX, online http://www.shelbycountytexashistory.org/Shelby/Mangum/…, Alford, Emmett Newton. Hereinafter cited as Magnum Funeral Home.
  2. [S415] Rick Moffat, Assumption based upon birth/christening date of children.
  3. [S2829] Magnum Funeral Home, online http://www.shelbycountytexashistory.org/Shelby/Mangum/…, McCoy, Emma Joyce.

Mattie Florida Alford1

F, #25189, b. 9 November 1883, d. 16 June 1965
Father*Allen Josiah Alford Jr1 b. 27 Feb 1844, d. 3 Jul 1923 or 23 Jul 1923
Mother*Nancy Jane Land1 b. 24 Aug 1851, d. 4 Sep 1926
Last Edited23 Jun 2019
     Mattie was born on 9 November 1883.2 Mattie married Charles Lee Cook on 15 November 1903 in Shelby County, Texas, USA.3,1,4
     The following information is extracted from her obituary. Survivor(s): Mrs Hiram Howell, A L Cook, J E Cook and Mrs Floyd Swanzy.5 She died on 16 June 1965 in a local hospital in Center, Shelby County, Texas, USA, at age 81.2
     She also went by the name of Florida.3,2,4
     See the footnotes below for a link to her on-line obituary that appeared in the newspaper The Times published in Shreveport, Louisiana, 17 June 1965 .5

     June 2019 Research notes:
Which of Mattie Florida Alford's sister's was an unknown person ?5

Family

Charles Lee Cook
Marriage*Mattie married Charles Lee Cook on 15 November 1903 in Shelby County, Texas.3,1,4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S2247] L K Worsham, online http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/10691355/, L K Worsham (Katie, TX), downloaded viewed July 11, 2009, Mattie Florida ALFORD.
  2. [S2876] Jackson Cemetery, Shelby County, TX, online http://www.shelbycountytexashistory.org/Shelby/cem_pics/…, Florida Mattie Cook. Hereinafter cited as Jackson Cemetery.
  3. [S2829] Magnum Funeral Home, Shelby County, TX, online http://www.shelbycountytexashistory.org/Shelby/Mangum/…, Cook, Aubrey Lee. Hereinafter cited as Magnum Funeral Home.
  4. [S2825] The Brides of Shelby County- 1882 - 1999, online http://www.shelbycountytexashistory.org/Shelby/Marriages/…, Florida Alford and Charles Cook. Hereinafter cited as Brides of Shelby County.
  5. [S9784] Ark-LA-Tex Deaths: Mrs. Mattie Cook, The Times, Shreveport, Louisiana, Jun 17, 1965, Page 7, column 2 viewed at Newspapers.com,, Obituary: Mattie Cook. Hereinafter cited as The Times.
  6. [S2829] Magnum Funeral Home, online http://www.shelbycountytexashistory.org/Shelby/Mangum/…, Howell, Ruth Wilba.
  7. [S2829] Magnum Funeral Home, online http://www.shelbycountytexashistory.org/Shelby/Mangum/…, Cook, James Edwin.

Charles Lee Cook1

M, #25190
Last Edited17 Apr 2010
     Charles married Mattie Florida Alford on 15 November 1903 in Shelby County, Texas, USA.2,3,4
     He also went by the name of Charlie.2

Family

Mattie Florida Alford b. 9 Nov 1883, d. 16 Jun 1965
Children

Citations

  1. [S2247] L K Worsham, online http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/10691355/, L K Worsham (Katie, TX), downloaded viewed July 11, 2009, Aubrey Lee COOK.
  2. [S2829] Magnum Funeral Home, Shelby County, TX, online http://www.shelbycountytexashistory.org/Shelby/Mangum/…, Cook, Aubrey Lee. Hereinafter cited as Magnum Funeral Home.
  3. [S2247] L K Worsham, viewed July 11, 2009, Mattie Florida ALFORD.
  4. [S2825] The Brides of Shelby County- 1882 - 1999, online http://www.shelbycountytexashistory.org/Shelby/Marriages/…, Florida Alford and Charles Cook. Hereinafter cited as Brides of Shelby County.
  5. [S2829] Magnum Funeral Home, online http://www.shelbycountytexashistory.org/Shelby/Mangum/…, Howell, Ruth Wilba.
  6. [S2829] Magnum Funeral Home, online http://www.shelbycountytexashistory.org/Shelby/Mangum/…, Cook, James Edwin.

Aubrey Lee Cook1

M, #25191, b. 9 June 1907, d. 4 February 1966
Father*Charles Lee Cook1,2
Mother*Mattie Florida Alford1,3 b. 9 Nov 1883, d. 16 Jun 1965
Last Edited19 Jun 2019
     Aubrey was born on 9 June 1907.1 Aubrey married Mildred P (?).1,4,5 He died on 4 February 1966 at age 58.1 Aubrey Lee Cook was buried in Oaklawn Memorial Park, Center, Shelby County, Texas, USA.1,4
     In the obituary of Mattie Cook who died 6 August 1936, her son, A L Cook of Joaquin, Texas, was listed as a survivor.3

Family

Mildred P (?) b. 1914, d. 2000

Citations

  1. [S2829] Magnum Funeral Home, Shelby County, TX, online http://www.shelbycountytexashistory.org/Shelby/Mangum/…, Cook, Aubrey Lee. Hereinafter cited as Magnum Funeral Home.
  2. [S2247] L K Worsham, online http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/10691355/, L K Worsham (Katie, TX), downloaded viewed July 11, 2009, Aubrey Lee COOK.
  3. [S9784] Ark-LA-Tex Deaths: Mrs. Mattie Cook, The Times, Shreveport, Louisiana, Jun 17, 1965, Page 7, column 2 viewed at Newspapers.com,, Obituary: Mattie Cook. Hereinafter cited as The Times.
  4. [S2837] Oaklawn Cemetery, Shelby County, TX, online http://www.shelbycountytexashistory.org/Shelby/cem_pics/…, A. L. "Buster" Cook - h/o Mildred P. Cook. Hereinafter cited as Oaklawn Cemetery.
  5. [S2837] Oaklawn Cemetery, online http://www.shelbycountytexashistory.org/Shelby/cem_pics/…, Mildred P. Cook w/o A. L. (Buster) Cook.

Mildred P (?)1,2,3

F, #25192, b. 1914, d. 2000
Last Edited2 Mar 2010
     Mildred was born in 1914.3 Mildred married Aubrey Lee Cook.1,2,3 She died in 2000.3 Mildred P (?) was buried in Oaklawn Memorial Park, Center, Shelby County, Texas, USA.3

Family

Aubrey Lee Cook b. 9 Jun 1907, d. 4 Feb 1966

Citations

  1. [S2829] Magnum Funeral Home, Shelby County, TX, online http://www.shelbycountytexashistory.org/Shelby/Mangum/…, Cook, Aubrey Lee. Hereinafter cited as Magnum Funeral Home.
  2. [S2837] Oaklawn Cemetery, Shelby County, TX, online http://www.shelbycountytexashistory.org/Shelby/cem_pics/…, A. L. "Buster" Cook - h/o Mildred P. Cook. Hereinafter cited as Oaklawn Cemetery.
  3. [S2837] Oaklawn Cemetery, online http://www.shelbycountytexashistory.org/Shelby/cem_pics/…, Mildred P. Cook w/o A. L. (Buster) Cook.

Joseph Story1

M, #25193, b. 15 April 1836, d. 17 July 1907
Last Edited23 Mar 2010
     Joseph was born on 15 April 1836 in Texas, USA.2,1 Joseph married Mary S Blake before 1870.2,3 He died on 17 July 1907 in Center, Shelby County, Texas, USA, at age 71.1
     He also went by the name of Joe.2

Family

Mary S Blake b. 18 Feb 1842, d. 22 Nov 1916
Child

Citations

  1. [S2247] L K Worsham, online http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/10691355/, L K Worsham (Katie, TX), downloaded viewed July 11, 2009, Joseph STORY.
  2. [S2829] Magnum Funeral Home, Shelby County, TX, online http://www.shelbycountytexashistory.org/Shelby/Mangum/…, 1931-32 - Christian, Mrs. Dora Story. Hereinafter cited as Magnum Funeral Home.
  3. [S415] Rick Moffat, Assumption based upon birth/christening date of children.

Mary S Blake1,2

F, #25194, b. 18 February 1842, d. 22 November 1916
Last Edited23 Mar 2010
     Mary was born on 18 February 1842 in Mississippi, USA.1,2 Mary married Joseph Story before 1870.1,3 She died on 22 November 1916 in Center, Shelby County, Texas, USA, at age 74.2

Family

Joseph Story b. 15 Apr 1836, d. 17 Jul 1907
Child

Citations

  1. [S2829] Magnum Funeral Home, Shelby County, TX, online http://www.shelbycountytexashistory.org/Shelby/Mangum/…, 1931-32 - Christian, Mrs. Dora Story. Hereinafter cited as Magnum Funeral Home.
  2. [S2247] L K Worsham, online http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/10691355/, L K Worsham (Katie, TX), downloaded viewed July 11, 2009, Mary S Blake.
  3. [S415] Rick Moffat, Assumption based upon birth/christening date of children.

Udora Story1

F, #25195, b. 5 January 1870, d. 10 February 1932
Father*Joseph Story2 b. 15 Apr 1836, d. 17 Jul 1907
Mother*Mary S Blake2 b. 18 Feb 1842, d. 22 Nov 1916
Last Edited24 Sep 2016
     Udora was born on 5 January 1870 in Texas, USA.2,1 Udora married Jesse Whitfield Christian on 24 December 1885 in Shelby County, Texas, USA.2,3,4,5 She died on 10 February 1932 in Center, Shelby County, Texas, USA, at age 62 of a heart attack.2,1 Udora Story was buried in Tenaha City Cemetery, Tenaha, Shelby County, Texas, USA.6
     She also went by the name of Dory.4 She also went by the name of Dora.2,6

Family

Jesse Whitfield Christian b. 27 Feb 1862, d. 30 Jan 1947
Children

Citations

  1. [S2247] L K Worsham, online http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/10691355/, L K Worsham (Katie, TX), downloaded viewed July 11, 2009, Udora Story.
  2. [S2829] Magnum Funeral Home, Shelby County, TX, online http://www.shelbycountytexashistory.org/Shelby/Mangum/…, 1931-32 - Christian, Mrs. Dora Story. Hereinafter cited as Magnum Funeral Home.
  3. [S2829] Magnum Funeral Home, online http://www.shelbycountytexashistory.org/Shelby/Mangum/…, Christian, Eric.
  4. [S2828] The Grooms of Shelby County- 1882 - 1999, online http://www.shelbycountytexashistory.org/Shelby/Marriages/…, Jesse W Christian and Dory Story. Hereinafter cited as Grroms of Shelby County.
  5. [S2247] L K Worsham, viewed July 11, 2009, Jesse Whitfield CHRISTIAN and Udora Story.
  6. [S2897] Tenaha City Cemetery, Shelby County, online http://www.shelbycountytexashistory.org/Shelby/cem_pics/…, Jessie Whitfield Christian and Dora Story. Hereinafter cited as Tenaha City Cemetery.
  7. [S2829] Magnum Funeral Home, online http://www.shelbycountytexashistory.org/Shelby/Mangum/…, Bryan, Emma.     
  8. [S2829] Magnum Funeral Home, online http://www.shelbycountytexashistory.org/Shelby/Mangum/…, Christian, Joseph Richard (Joe).
  9. [S2247] L K Worsham, viewed July 11, 2009, Julian Herbert Christian.
  10. [S2829] Magnum Funeral Home, online http://www.shelbycountytexashistory.org/Shelby/Mangum/…, Christian, Julian Herbert.
  11. [S2897] Tenaha City Cemetery, online http://www.shelbycountytexashistory.org/Shelby/cem_pics/…, Charley Burns Christian.
  12. [S2888] Watson and Sons Funeral Home, Shelby County, TX, online http://www.shelbycountytexashistory.org/Shelby/Watson/…, Christian, Andy Brooks. Hereinafter cited as Watson and Sons Funeral Home.
  13. [S2247] L K Worsham, viewed July 11, 2009, Jacob Woodrow CHRISTIAN.
  14. [S2830] Fairview Cemetery, Shelby County, TX, online http://www.shelbycountytexashistory.org/Shelby/cem_pics/…, Christian, Jacob Woodrow. Hereinafter cited as Fairview Cemetery.

J F McFarland (?)1

M, #25197
Last Edited4 Mar 2010
     J was born in South Carolina, USA.1 J married (?) Woods before 1873.1,2

Family

(?) Woods
Child

Citations

  1. [S2829] Magnum Funeral Home, Shelby County, TX, online http://www.shelbycountytexashistory.org/Shelby/Mangum/…, 1933 - Riley, Mrs. Mary Christian. Hereinafter cited as Magnum Funeral Home.
  2. [S415] Rick Moffat, Assumption based upon birth/christening date of children.

(?) Woods1

F, #25198
Last Edited4 Mar 2010
     (?) married J F McFarland (?) before 1873.1,2

Family

J F McFarland (?)
Child

Citations

  1. [S2829] Magnum Funeral Home, Shelby County, TX, online http://www.shelbycountytexashistory.org/Shelby/Mangum/…, 1933 - Riley, Mrs. Mary Christian. Hereinafter cited as Magnum Funeral Home.
  2. [S415] Rick Moffat, Assumption based upon birth/christening date of children.

Mary Christian McFarland1

F, #25199, b. 25 December 1873, d. 13 October 1933
Father*J F McFarland (?)1
Mother*(?) Woods1
Last Edited4 Mar 2010
     Mary was born on 25 December 1873.1 She died on 13 October 1933 at age 59.1

Citations

  1. [S2829] Magnum Funeral Home, Shelby County, TX, online http://www.shelbycountytexashistory.org/Shelby/Mangum/…, 1933 - Riley, Mrs. Mary Christian. Hereinafter cited as Magnum Funeral Home.