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Mary Frances A. Alford

Female 1842 - 1921  (78 years)


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  • Name Mary Frances A. Alford  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Born 26 Jan 1842  St. Clair County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
    Gender Female 
    Died 7 Jan 1921  Center, Shelby County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 8
    Buried Allen Family Cemetery, Patroon, Shelby County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Notes 
    • Her FindAGrave memorial, created by Sheron Smith-Savage, notes that "Mrs. Frances Allen was the mother of Mrs. Frank Swanzy and of T. I. Allen of Garrison. In 1920 she was living with daughter and son-in-law Adelia, 48, and William H. Eddins, 53, and their 5 children. "Funeral services and burial took place at the Allen cemetery in the Patroon community.""

      Obituary, The Champion, January 19, 1921, reprinted in Mildred Cariker Pinkston, Obituaries of Early Pioneers, Shelby County, Texas, Center: Center Printing Co., 1983, I:141

      Mrs. J. W. Allen, in Mangum Funeral Home files, Center, TX, 1921

      Her memorial page also erroneously cites her father was Isom Allen, when her father was actually Isham Alford.
    Person ID I1227  Strong Family Tree
    Last Modified 17 Aug 2014 

    Father Isham Alford,   b. Abt 1817, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jun 1888, Milam, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 71 years) 
    Mother Sylvia Ann Hodges,   b. Abt 1822, St. Clair County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Nov 1884, Milam, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 62 years) 
    Married 15 Aug 1838  St. Clair County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Family ID F852  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Alfred Vickers,   b. Bef 1842, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1861 and 1865  (Age ~ 19 years) 
    Married Bef 1865 
    Last Modified 9 Dec 2006 
    Family ID F851  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 John Wooldridge Allen,   b. 24 Apr 1823, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jan 1896, Patroon, Shelby County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 17 Jan 1865  Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Children 
     1. John Brittain Allen,   b. 17 Jun 1865, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. Fisher Cemetery, San Augustine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Robert Goodloe Allen,   b. 10 Jul 1866, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Sep 1890  (Age 24 years)
     3. Theodore Isham Allen,   b. 16 Oct 1870, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jun 1923, Nacogdoches County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years)
     4. Bannister W. Allen,   b. 8 Aug 1870, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Nov 1940, San Augustine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     5. Adelia Allen,   b. 4 Feb 1872, Shelby County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 May 1938, San Augustine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
     6. Almena Allen,   b. Mar 1874, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Laura Allen,   b. 14 Mar 1876, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Oct 1906  (Age 30 years)
     8. Annie Allen,   b. 26 Oct 1878, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Dec 1958, Center, Shelby County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     9. Lena Allen,   b. 29 Jul 1882, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Feb 1962, Center, Shelby County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     10. Corra Allen,   b. Nov 1884, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Mar 1966  (Age ~ 81 years)
     11. Maud Allen,   b. Jan 1887, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 23 Nov 2008 
    Family ID F680  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 26 Jan 1842 - St. Clair County, Alabama Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 17 Jan 1865 - Sabine County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 7 Jan 1921 - Center, Shelby County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Allen Family Cemetery, Patroon, Shelby County, Texas Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S250] Ancestral File, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints [database online], (Ancestral File (found at www.familysearch.org) is a collection of genealogical information taken from Pedigree Charts and Family Group Records submitted to the Family History Department since 1978. The information has not been verified against any official records. Since the information in Ancestral File is contributed, it is the responsibility of those who use the file to verify its accuracy.), AFN: 1KN7-02M (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S119] Halbert Hackney, Eva Mae--Family Researcher; Notes left to Blanche Toole of Sabine County, Texas.

    3. [S667] RootsWeb's WorldConnect Project, (The WorldConnect Project is a set of tools, which allow users to upload, modify, link, and display their family trees as a means to share their genealogy with other researchers. The program used to day has a genealogy of its own. RootsWeb announced the launch of the World Connect Project on November 10, 1999 after staff members and users submitted 5.5 million records during a four-week beta-testing period. The WorldConnect Project continues to grow, and as of January 2004 had more than 312 million records. GEDCOM is an acronym for GEnealogical Data COMmunications. It is a file format developed by the Family History Department of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS). It provides a flexible and uniform format for exchanging computerized genealogical data, and allows you to share files with other researchers who may not use the same genealogy program.), Gilchrist, Paulette (pgilchr@gmail.com) "St. Clair Tree s & Branches" (http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm. cgi?db=pgilchr11) Ver. 2008-08-02 18:09:17 (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S689] Smith, Janice "Known Descendants of Isham Alford and Anne Ferrell (1755 NC - 1832 GA)" http://www.alfordassociation.org/GENEALOGY/ISH755NC.pdf.

    5. [S98] 1860 United States Federal Census [Ancestry.com database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004., (Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Eighth Census of the United States, 1860. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1860. M653, 1,438 rolls. This database is an index to individuals enumerated in the 1860 United States Federal Census, the Eighth Census of the United States. Census takers recorded many details including each person's name, age as of the census day, sex, color; birthplace, occupation of males over age fifteen, and more. No relationships were shown between members of a household. Additionally, the names of those listed on the population schedule are linked to actual images of the 1860 Federal Census.), Texas, Sabine County, Redland Beat No. 4, PO Milam Enumerated 30 Jun 1860 Page 24 Stamped 330 178-178 (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S207] 1870 United States Federal Census [Ancestry.com database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2003., (United States. Ninth Census of the United States, 1870. Washington, D.C. National Archives and Records Administration. M593, RG29, 1,761 rolls. Minnesota. Minnesota Census Schedules for 1870. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration. T132, RG29, 13 rolls. This database is an index to individuals enumerated in the 1870 United States Federal Census, the Ninth Census of the United States. Census takers recorded many details including each person's name, age at last birthday, sex, color; birthplace, occupation, and more. No relationships were shown between members of a household. Additionally, the names of those listed on the population schedule are linked to actual images of the 1870 Federal Census.), Texas, Sabine County, Beat 4, PO Milam Enumerated 2 July 1870 Page 3 112-112 (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S308] 1880 United States Federal Census [Ancestry.com database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005., (1880 U.S. Census Index provided by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints © Copyright 1999 Intellectual Reserve, Inc. All rights reserved. All use is subject to the limited use license and other terms and conditions applicable to this site. Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Tenth Census of the United States, 1880. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1880. T9, 1,454 rolls. This database is an index to 50 million individuals enumerated in the 1880 United States Federal Census. Census takers recorded many details including each person's name, address, occupation, relationship to the head of household, race, sex, age at last birthday, marital status, place of birth, parentsí place of birth. Additionally, the names of those listed on the population schedule are linked to actual images of the 1880 Federal Census.), Texas, Shelby County, Precinct 3 Enumeratd 13 Jun 1880 Page 13 SD 1 ED 89 Stamped 1 56 106-108 (Reliability: 3).

    8. [S873] Find A Grave [database online]; http://www.findagrave.com/, (Thousands of contributors submit new listings, updates, corrections, photographs and virtual flowers every hour to the FIND A GRAVE website. When it comes to administrating, building and maintaining the site, Find A Grave is largely operated by its founder, Jim Tipton.), # 28110843 (Reliability: 3).

    9. [S250] Ancestral File, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints [database online], (Ancestral File (found at www.familysearch.org) is a collection of genealogical information taken from Pedigree Charts and Family Group Records submitted to the Family History Department since 1978. The information has not been verified against any official records. Since the information in Ancestral File is contributed, it is the responsibility of those who use the file to verify its accuracy.).

    10. [S873] Find A Grave [database online]; http://www.findagrave.com/, (Thousands of contributors submit new listings, updates, corrections, photographs and virtual flowers every hour to the FIND A GRAVE website. When it comes to administrating, building and maintaining the site, Find A Grave is largely operated by its founder, Jim Tipton.), # 28110843, Marker not located, however her obituary stated "Funeral services and burial took place at the Allen cemetery in the Patroon community." (Reliability: 3).

    11. [S434] Toole, Blanche "Sabine County Marriages 1875-1900 1900-1910 Prior to 1875" c. 1983.