Leatrice A Dikes1,2,3

F, #25581, b. 28 March 1900, d. 21 September 1977
Last Edited13 Mar 2015
     Leatrice was born on 28 March 1900 in Brown County, Texas, USA.3 Leatrice married Asa Evander Alford on 10 April 1920.1,3 She died on 21 September 1977 in Burmont Nursing Home, Abillene, Taylor County, Texas, USA, at age 77.1,4,3 Leatrice A Dikes was buried on 22 September 1977 in Greenleaf Cemetery, Brownwood, Brown County, Texas, USA.3
     She also went by the name of Lela.4

Family

Asa Evander Alford b. 3 Jul 1898, d. 27 Aug 1978

Citations

  1. [S1686] Alford American Family Association, online Alford American Family Association, Asa Evander Alford - Obituary included in Texas Obituaries
    http://www.alfordassociation.org/OBITS/TXOBIT.htm. Hereinafter cited as AAFA.
  2. [S1446] Texas Birth Index - 1903 - 1997, online Texas Birth Index - 1903 - 1997, Name: Stanley Kenneth Alford. Hereinafter cited as TX Birth Index - 1903-1997.
  3. [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 Leatrice A. Dikes Alford.
  4. [S1686] AAFA, online Alford American Family Association, Leatrice “Lela” Dikes Alford - Obituary included in Texas Obituaries
    http://www.alfordassociation.org/OBITS/TXOBIT.htm

George Thomas Alford1,2

M, #25584, b. 14 January 1890, d. 17 March 1958
Father*Benjamin Allen Alford1,2 b. 25 Feb 1865
Mother*Mary Bell Hosea1,2 b. 5 Aug 1870, d. 7 Nov 1955
Last Edited24 Jun 2019
     George was born on 14 January 1890 in Lee County, Texas, USA.2,3,4 George married Ether Hilton.5,3,4 He died on 17 March 1958 in Gorman, Eastland County, Texas, USA, at age 68.1,6
     The following information is extracted from his obituary. Survivor(s): Ether Alford, Lynn Alford, Charles Alford, Jessie Alford, Preston Alford, Asa Alford, William Alford, Mrs R H Shores and Mrs Roy Hitchcock.7 George Thomas Alford was buried on 18 March 1958 in Elam School Cemetery, Okra, Eastland County, Texas, USA.1,2,7
     In the obituary of Mary Bell Alford who died 7 November 1955, her son, G T Alford of Carbon, was listed as a survivor.8
     In the obituary of Ether Alford who died 26 August 1976, Ether's husband, George T Alford was listed as predeceased.9
     March 2017 Research notes:
add 1930 and 1940 census.10

Census Data

     George T Alford and D Ethel Alford appeared on the 1920 U.S. Federal Census of Eastland County, Texas, enumerated 6 March 1920 Their son Aubry L was listed as living with them.3

George T Alford and Ether Alford appeared on the 1930 U.S. Federal Census of Eastland County, Texas, enumerated 12 April 1930, enumerated as farming. Their children Lynn were listed as living with them.4

Family

Ether Hilton b. 5 Jan 1887, d. 26 Aug 1976
Marriage*George married Ether Hilton.5,3,4 
Child

Citations

  1. [S1686] Alford American Family Association, online Alford American Family Association, Search using CTRL F to find the obituary of George Thomas Alford. Hereinafter cited as AAFA.
  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 George Thomas Alford.
  3. [S7485] Geo T Alford household, Mar 6, 1920 Household census, Provo, Utah, USA, Justice? Precinct 4, Eastland, Texas; Page: 7A, Ancestry.com Roll: T625-1797; Enumeration District: 110; Image: 1043.
  4. [S7490] George T Alford household, Apr 12, 1930 U.S. census, Provo, Utah, USA, Justice Precinct 7, Eastland, Texas; Page: 6A; Family: 105, Ancestry.com Roll: 2325; Enumeration District: 0033; Image: 908.0; FHL microfilm: 2342059.
  5. [S1686] AAFA, online Alford American Family Association, Search using CTRL F to find the obituary of Ether Hiilton Alford.
  6. [S4199] "Find A Grave", online Find A Grave search page: George Thomas Alford
    Trascription:
    ALFORD
    George     1890 - 1958
    Ether     1887 - 1976.
  7. [S9807] B'wood Reisents' Brother Dies Mon., Brownwood Bulletin, Brownwood, Texas, Mar 18, 1958, Page 1, column 3 viewed at Newspapers.com,, Obituary: George Alford. Hereinafter cited as Brownwood Bulletin.
  8. [S9811] Mrs. Mary B. Alford Claimed By Death; Funeral Wednesday, Brownwood Bulletin, Brownwood, Texas, Nov 8, 1955, Page 8, column 4 viewed at Newspapers.com,, Obituary: Mary Bell Alford. Hereinafter cited as Brownwood Bulletin.
  9. [S9815] Deaths and Funerals: Mrs. Ether Alford, Brownwood Bulletin, Brownwood, Texas, Aug 26, 1976, Page 2, column 2 viewed at Newspapers.com,, Obituary: Ether Alford. Hereinafter cited as Brownwood Bulletin.
  10. [S2] Personal knowledge/research of Rick Moffat (Mesa, AZ 85207).

Lt Aubrey Lynn Alford1,2

M, #25585, b. 20 October 1914, d. 6 December 1992
Father*George Thomas Alford3,4 b. 14 Jan 1890, d. 17 Mar 1958
Mother*Ether Hilton5,4,6 b. 5 Jan 1887, d. 26 Aug 1976
Last Edited19 Feb 2018
     Aubrey was born on 20 October 1914 in Carbon, Eastland County, Texas, USA, Find A Grave shows birthplace as Rising Star, Eastland County.7,2,4,8 Aubrey married Dorice Davis.7,2 He died on 6 December 1992 in Methodist Hospital, Lamesa, Dawson County, Texas, USA, at age 78.7,2 Lt Aubrey Lynn Alford was buried on 8 December 1992 in Lamesa Memorial Park, Lamesa, Dawson County, Texas, USA.7,2
Military Service:
     Lt Aubrey Lynn Alford began military service in 1942 served in US Coast Guard during WWII.7,2
     Lt Aubrey Lynn Alford ended his military service in 1946
End of Military Service section.7

     He also went by the name of Lynn.3,7,6,8
     In the obituary of George Thomas Alford who died 17 March 1958, George's son, Lynn Alford was listed as a survivor.9 He was the informant on the death registration of his mother, Ether Hilton Alford who died on 26 August 1976.10
     In the obituary of Ether Alford who died 26 August 1976, her son, Lynn Alford of Lamesa, was listed as a survivor.11
     See the footnotes below for a link to his on-line obituary that appeared , 7 December 1992 .7

Census Data

     Aubry L appeared on the 1920 Federal Census Eastland County, Texas in the household of his parents, George T Alford and D Ethel Alford.4

Lynn appeared on the 1930 Federal Census Eastland County, Texas in the household of his parents, George T Alford and Ether Alford.8

Family

Dorice Davis b. 26 Jul 1914, d. May 1994
Marriage*Aubrey married Dorice Davis.7,2 

Citations

  1. [S1446] Texas Birth Index - 1903 - 1997, online Texas Birth Index - 1903 - 1997, Name: Barbara Lynn Alford
    Father's Name: Aubrey Lynn Alford. Hereinafter cited as TX Birth Index - 1903-1997.
  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 Lieut Aubrey Lynn "Lynn" Alford.
  3. [S1686] Alford American Family Association, online Alford American Family Association, Search using CTRL F to find the obituary of George Thomas Alford. Hereinafter cited as AAFA.
  4. [S7485] Geo T Alford household, Mar 6, 1920 Household census, Provo, Utah, USA, Justice? Precinct 4, Eastland, Texas; Page: 7A, Ancestry.com Roll: T625-1797; Enumeration District: 110; Image: 1043.
  5. [S1686] AAFA, online Alford American Family Association, Search using CTRL F to find the obituary of Ether Hiilton Alford.
  6. [S7486] Ether Hilton Alford, Death Certificate 83156 (1976), Texas Department of State Health Services, Austin, Texas, USA. Hereinafter cited as Texas, Death Certificates.
  7. [S1686] AAFA, online Alford American Family Association, Search using CTRL F to find the obituary of Lynn Alford.
  8. [S7490] George T Alford household, Apr 12, 1930 U.S. census, Provo, Utah, USA, Justice Precinct 7, Eastland, Texas; Page: 6A; Family: 105, Ancestry.com Roll: 2325; Enumeration District: 0033; Image: 908.0; FHL microfilm: 2342059.
  9. [S9807] B'wood Reisents' Brother Dies Mon., Brownwood Bulletin, Brownwood, Texas, Mar 18, 1958, Page 1, column 3 viewed at Newspapers.com,, Obituary: George Alford. Hereinafter cited as Brownwood Bulletin.
  10. [S7486] Ether Hilton Alford, Texas, Death Certificates, Name:      Ether Hilton Alford.
  11. [S9815] Deaths and Funerals: Mrs. Ether Alford, Brownwood Bulletin, Brownwood, Texas, Aug 26, 1976, Page 2, column 2 viewed at Newspapers.com,, Obituary: Ether Alford. Hereinafter cited as Brownwood Bulletin.

Ether Hilton1,2,3

F, #25588, b. 5 January 1887, d. 26 August 1976
Father*Thomas J Hilton4
Mother*Prandy C Faircolth4
Last Edited25 Jun 2019
     Ether was born on 5 January 1887 in Stephens County, Texas, USA.1,2,5 Alternatively, she was born circa 1888 in Texas, USA.3 Ether married George Thomas Alford.1,5,3 The informant on her death registration was her son, Lynn Alford.6 She died on 26 August 1976 in Eastland Memorial Hospital, Eastland, Eastland County, Texas, USA, at age 89.1,2,6
     The following information is extracted from her obituary. Survivor(s): Lynn Alford. Predeceased: George T Alford.7 Ether Hilton was buried on 27 August 1976 in Elam School Cemetery, Okra, Eastland County, Texas, USA.2,8
     In the obituary of George Thomas Alford which printed 17 March 1958, George's wife (no name given), was listed as a survivor.9
     See the footnotes below for a link to her on-line obituary that appeared in the newspaper the Brownwood Bulletin published in Brownwood, Texas, 26 August 1976 .7

Census Data

     D Ethel Alford and George T Alford appeared on the 1920 U.S. Federal Census of Eastland County, Texas, enumerated 6 March 1920 Their son Aubry L was listed as living with them.5

Ether Alford and George T Alford appeared on the 1930 U.S. Federal Census of Eastland County, Texas, enumerated 12 April 1930, enumerated as farming. Their children Lynn were listed as living with them.3

Family

George Thomas Alford b. 14 Jan 1890, d. 17 Mar 1958
Marriage*Ether married George Thomas Alford.1,5,3 
Child

Citations

  1. [S1686] Alford American Family Association, online Alford American Family Association, Search using CTRL F to find the obituary of Ether Hiilton Alford. Hereinafter cited as AAFA.
  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 Ether Hilton Alford.
  3. [S7490] George T Alford household, Apr 12, 1930 U.S. census, Provo, Utah, USA, Justice Precinct 7, Eastland, Texas; Page: 6A; Family: 105, Ancestry.com Roll: 2325; Enumeration District: 0033; Image: 908.0; FHL microfilm: 2342059.
  4. [S7486] Ether Hilton Alford, Death Certificate 83156 (1976), Texas Department of State Health Services, Austin, Texas, USA. Hereinafter cited as Texas, Death Certificates.
  5. [S7485] Geo T Alford household, Mar 6, 1920 Household census, Provo, Utah, USA, Justice? Precinct 4, Eastland, Texas; Page: 7A, Ancestry.com Roll: T625-1797; Enumeration District: 110; Image: 1043.
  6. [S7486] Ether Hilton Alford, Texas, Death Certificates, Name:      Ether Hilton Alford.
  7. [S9815] Deaths and Funerals: Mrs. Ether Alford, Brownwood Bulletin, Brownwood, Texas, Aug 26, 1976, Page 2, column 2 viewed at Newspapers.com,, Obituary: Ether Alford. Hereinafter cited as Brownwood Bulletin.
  8. [S7486] Ether Hilton Alford, Texas, Death Certificates, burial at "Elm" cemetery on August 27, 1976.
  9. [S9807] B'wood Reisents' Brother Dies Mon., Brownwood Bulletin, Brownwood, Texas, Mar 18, 1958, Page 1, column 3 viewed at Newspapers.com,, Obituary: George Alford. Hereinafter cited as Brownwood Bulletin.

Dorice Davis1

F, #25589, b. 26 July 1914, d. May 1994
Last Edited12 Mar 2015
     Dorice was born on 26 July 1914 in Dallas County, Texas, USA.2 Dorice married Lt Aubrey Lynn Alford.1,3 Dorice Davis was buried in Lamesa Memorial Park, Lamesa, Dawson County, Texas, USA.2 She died in May 1994 in Lamesa, Dawson County, Texas, USA, at age 79.2

Family

Lt Aubrey Lynn Alford b. 20 Oct 1914, d. 6 Dec 1992

Citations

  1. [S1686] Alford American Family Association, online Alford American Family Association, Search using CTRL F to find the obituary of Lynn Alford. Hereinafter cited as AAFA.
  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 Dorice "Dorice" Davis Alford.
  3. [S4199] "Find A Grave", online Find A Grave search page: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi Lieut Aubrey Lynn "Lynn" Alford.

Susie Jane Medlin1,2,3

F, #25595, b. 16 October 1896, d. 22 November 1977
Last Edited24 Jun 2019
     Susie was born on 16 October 1896 near San Antonio, in Texas, USA.4,2 Susie married Preston Benjamin Alford on 25 December 1915 in Brown County, Texas, USA.1,2,5,4 She died on 22 November 1977 in Hendrick Medical Center, Abillene, Taylor County, Texas, USA, at age 81.1,2

Family

Preston Benjamin Alford b. 16 Jun 1894, d. 10 Feb 1983
Children

Citations

  1. [S1686] Alford American Family Association, online Alford American Family Association, Preston Benjamin Alford - Obituary included in Texas Obituaries
    http://www.alfordassociation.org/OBITS/TXOBIT.htm. Hereinafter cited as AAFA.
  2. [S1686] AAFA, online Alford American Family Association, Search using CTRL F to find the obituary of Susie Medlin Alford.
  3. [S1686] AAFA, online Alford American Family Association, Roy Thomas Alford - Obituary included in Texas Obituaries
    http://www.alfordassociation.org/OBITS/TXOBIT.htm
  4. [S9812] Abilene Couple Fetted Sunday, Brownwood Bulletin, Brownwood, Texas, Dec 24, 1965, Page 4, column 1 viewed at Newspapers.com,, 50th Anniversary: Mr & Mrs P. B. Alford. Hereinafter cited as Brownwood Bulletin.
  5. [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., Preston Benjamin Alford.
  6. [S4199] "Find A Grave", online Find A Grave search page: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi William B Alford.
  7. [S4199] "Find A Grave", online Find A Grave search page: Orville E Alford.
  8. [S1446] Texas Birth Index - 1903 - 1997, online Texas Birth Index - 1903 - 1997, Name: Roy Thomas Alford. Hereinafter cited as TX Birth Index - 1903-1997.
  9. [S4199] "Find A Grave", online Find A Grave search page: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi Roy Thomas Alford.

Orville E Alford1,2,3

M, #25596, b. 22 May 1922, d. 1981
Father*Preston Benjamin Alford1,2 b. 16 Jun 1894, d. 10 Feb 1983
Mother*Susie Jane Medlin1,2 b. 16 Oct 1896, d. 22 Nov 1977
Last Edited24 Jun 2019
     Orville was born on 22 May 1922.2 He was buried in Abilene Municipal Cemetery, Abilene, Taylor County, Texas, USA.2 He died in 1981.2

Citations

  1. [S1686] Alford American Family Association, online Alford American Family Association, Search using CTRL F to find the obituary of Susie Medlin Alford. Hereinafter cited as AAFA.
  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., Orville E Alford.
  3. [S9812] Abilene Couple Fetted Sunday, Brownwood Bulletin, Brownwood, Texas, Dec 24, 1965, Page 4, column 1 viewed at Newspapers.com,, 50th Anniversary: Mr & Mrs P. B. Alford. Hereinafter cited as Brownwood Bulletin.

Roy Thomas Alford1,2,3,4

M, #25597, b. 2 April 1930, d. 21 July 1998
Father*Preston Benjamin Alford1,3,4 b. 16 Jun 1894, d. 10 Feb 1983
Mother*Susie Jane Medlin1,3,4 b. 16 Oct 1896, d. 22 Nov 1977
Last Edited25 Jun 2019
     Roy was born on 2 April 1930 in Abillene, Taylor County, Texas, USA.2,3 He died on 21 July 1998 in Abillene, Taylor County, Texas, at age 68.2,4
     The following information is extracted from his obituary.2 He was buried on 23 July 1998 in Abilene Municipal Cemetery, Abilene, Taylor County, Texas, USA.4,5
     See the footnotes below for a link to his on-line obituary that appeared in the newspaper the Abilene Reporter-News published in Abilene, Texas, 22 July 1998 .5

Citations

  1. [S1686] Alford American Family Association, online Alford American Family Association, Search using CTRL F to find the obituary of Susie Medlin Alford. Hereinafter cited as AAFA.
  2. [S1686] AAFA, online Alford American Family Association, Roy Thomas Alford - Obituary included in Texas Obituaries
    http://www.alfordassociation.org/OBITS/TXOBIT.htm
  3. [S1446] Texas Birth Index - 1903 - 1997, online Texas Birth Index - 1903 - 1997, Name: Roy Thomas Alford. Hereinafter cited as TX Birth Index - 1903-1997.
  4. [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 Roy Thomas Alford.
  5. [S1686] AAFA, online Alford American Family Association, Use CTRL F on this page to find the obituary of Roy Thomas Alford.

William Alford1,2

M, #25600, b. 24 August 1918, d. 26 May 1931
Father*Preston Benjamin Alford1,2 b. 16 Jun 1894, d. 10 Feb 1983
Mother*Susie Jane Medlin1,2 b. 16 Oct 1896, d. 22 Nov 1977
Last Edited12 Mar 2015
     William was born on 24 August 1918.3,2 He died on 26 May 1931 in Abillene, Taylor County, Texas, USA, at age 12.2,1 He was buried in Abilene Municipal Cemetery, Abilene, Taylor County, Texas, USA.2

Citations

  1. [S1686] Alford American Family Association, online Alford American Family Association, Search using CTRL F to find the obituary of Susie Medlin Alford. Hereinafter cited as AAFA.
  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 William B Alford.
  3. [S4199] "Find A Grave", online Find A Grave search page: Preston Benjamin Alford.