Mary Alice Aveline Pitchford

12 May 1858–1 April 1940 (Age 81)
Pickens, Alabama, United States

The Life of Mary Alice Aveline

When Mary Alice Aveline Pitchford was born on 12 May 1858, in Pickens, Alabama, United States, her father, John Bowen Pitchford, was 42 and her mother, Nancy Aveline Beaty, was 39. She married R. M. Collier on 4 March 1883, in Greenwood, Sebastian, Arkansas, United States. She lived in Alabama, United States in 1870 and Hartford, Sebastian, Arkansas, United States in 1880. She died on 1 April 1940, in Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States, at the age of 81.

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Family Time Line

R. M. Collier
Mary Alice Aveline Pitchford
Marriage: 4 March 1883

Spouse and Children

4 March 1883
Greenwood, Sebastian, Arkansas, United States

Parents and Siblings



    William Simpson Pitchford


    James Alexander Pitchford


    David Lewis Pitchford


    John Wesley Pitchford


    Nathaniel Walter Pitchford


+5 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 5

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Age 10

Historical Boundaries - 1868: Sebastian, Arkansas, United States
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 23

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

English (West Midlands): habitational name from a place near Shrewsbury, where there was a bituminous well; the name is derived from Old English pic ‘pitch’ + ford ‘ford’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Mary Pittsford in household of John B Pittsford, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Mary A Titchford in household of John R Titchford, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Mary A Pitchford in household of J B Pitchford, "United States Census, 1870"

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