When Fanny Eliza Alvord was born on 11 April 1823, in Bristol, Perry, Ohio, United States, her father, Alpheus Alvord, was 36 and her mother, Clara Sackett, was 23. She died on 19 October 1825, in her hometown, at the age of 2.
English (southwestern): variant of Alford 1; the spelling reflects the southwestern English dialect pronunciation.
History: This surname was brought to North America by Alexander Alvord, who came from Devon or Somerset to Windsor, CT, c. 1645. He had many prominent descendants.