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Rev. Needham Bryant Alford

Male 1826 - 1908  (81 years)


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  • Name Needham Bryant Alford  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Prefix Rev. 
    Born 30 Jul 1826  Sabine Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Died 7 Apr 1908  Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5
    Buried Hemphill City Cemetery, Hemphill, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Notes 
    • Barbara Yancey Dore notes he married third a Dicey, Mrs. Graves, on 30 July 1906 in Sabine County. Dicey was the daughter of Julius C. Alford, and a cousin of his.
    • (Research):Census Listings:

      1860 Census
      Louisiana, Sabine Parish, Many
      Enumerated 7 July 1860
      Page 52
      358-358
      N.B. Alford 33 M Farmer $200 $1000 La
      Ruthie Alford 30 F La
      Alexander Alford 7 M La
      George Alford 5 M La
      Mary Alford 1 F La
      Flora Norsis 23 M Farmer Laborur La
      C.D. Carroll 34 M Farmer $850 $270 NC

      1870 Census
      Texas, Sabine County, Hemphill Beat No. 1
      Enumerated 28 June 187
      Page 5, Stamped 3
      36-36
      Alford, N.B. 42 M W Farmer $200 $800 La
      Alford, Francis A 34 F W Keeping House Miss
      Alford, Needham L 9 M W La
      Alford, Ruth L 7 F W La
      Alford, Samantha 4 F W Tx
      Alford, Jesse 1 m W Tx
      Ellen Steele 10 F W Orphan Tx
      Susan Steele 8 F W Orphan Tx


      1880 Federal Census

      Household:
      Name  Relation Marital Status Gender Race Age Birthplace Oc
      cupation Father's Birthplace Mother's Birthplace
      Needham B. ALFORD   Self  M  Male  W  53  LA  Farmer  GA  LA
      Francies A. ALFORD   Wife  M  Female  W  45  MS  Keeps House  TN  MS
      Ellen Z. STEEL   SDau  S  Female  W  21  LA  Farm Laborer  KY  TN
      Susan N. STEEL   SDau  S  Female  W  18  LA  Farm Laborer  ---  ---
      Ruth A. STEEL   Dau  S  Female  W  16  LA  Farm Laborer  ---  ---
      Jessie P. ALFORD   Son  S  Male  W  9  TX  At School  ---  ---
      Francies H. ALFORD   Dau  S  Female  W  8  TX  ---  ---
      Source Information:
      Census Place Precinct 1, Sabine, Texas
      Family History Library Film 1255325 NA Film Number  T9- 1325 Page Number 234B
    Person ID I2058  Strong Family Tree
    Last Modified 17 Aug 2014 

    Father Needham Judge Alford,   b. 12 Jul 1789, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Sep 1869, Groesbeck, Limestone County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Mother Martha Waddell,   b. Abt 1798, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Nov 1876, Limestone County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 78 years) 
    Married 18 Feb 1815  Franklin County, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Family ID F1350  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Ruth Morris,   b. Abt 1830, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married Abt 1853  Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8
    Children 
     1. Alexander Alford,   b. Abt 1853, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. George Alford,   b. Abt 1855, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Mary Alford,   b. Abt 1859, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Needham L. Alford,   b. Abt 1861, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 2 Oct 2008 
    Family ID F1349  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Frances Ann Partin,   b. 11 Nov 1834, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jan 1902, Hemphill, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Married Y  [7, 8
    Children 
     1. Ruth L. Alford,   b. Abt 1863, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Samantha Alford,   b. Abt 1866, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Jesse Powell Alford,   b. 18 Dec 1870, Hemphill, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Oct 1898, Hemphill, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 27 years)
     4. Frances "Fannie" Harriet Alford,   b. 27 Apr 1873, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jul 1927, Hemphill, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years)
    Last Modified 3 Oct 2008 
    Family ID F1347  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Dicy Alford,   b. Abt 1835, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 30 Jul 1906  Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Last Modified 17 Oct 2008 
    Family ID F10446  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 30 Jul 1826 - Sabine Parish, Louisiana Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Abt 1853 - Sabine County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 30 Jul 1906 - Sabine County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 7 Apr 1908 - Sabine County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Hemphill City Cemetery, Hemphill, Sabine County, Texas Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Documents
    Many, Louisiana Masonic Lodge #88 Proceedings
    Many, Louisiana Masonic Lodge #88
    Listed as Worshipful Master

  • Sources 
    1. [S461] White & Toole, "Sabine County Historical Sketches and Genealogical Records" c. 1972, p 63 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S416] Casagranda, Kathy "Sabine Parish The 1850 Census with added Family Information" (May, 1999: P.O. Box 2195, Palmer, Alaska 99645), p 78 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S677] Polk, Billy "Descendants of James Alford" ; http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/p/o/l/Billy-F-Polk/FILE/0039text.txt.

    4. [S60] McCary, Kay P. "Hemphill City Cemetery, Sabine County, Texas" Cemetery Index ; http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txsabine/burials/.

    5. [S416] Casagranda, Kathy "Sabine Parish The 1850 Census with added Family Information" (May, 1999: P.O. Box 2195, Palmer, Alaska 99645), p 94 (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S461] White & Toole, "Sabine County Historical Sketches and Genealogical Records" c. 1972.

    7. [S349] Schluter & Toole, "1850 Sabine County, Texas Census with Added Family Information and Corrections" c. 1979.

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

    9. [S683] Miller, Bob (miller148@bellsouth.net) "Pioneers of Central Louisiana" ; http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?db=bogeyman.