Lydia Alford

Brief Life History of Lydia

When Lydia Alford was born on 26 August 1821, in Becket, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Asahel Alford Jr, was 34 and her mother, Anna Austin, was 32. She married Lawrence McCarty on 7 October 1839, in Lewis, New York, United States. She lived in Martinsburg, Lewis, New York, United States in 1900 and Delton, Sauk, Wisconsin, United States for about 10 years. She died on 2 September 1921, in Lake Delton, Sauk, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 100, and was buried in Lake Delton Cemetery, Lake Delton, Sauk, Wisconsin, United States.

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Shadrach Saul Hulbert
Lydia Alford
Marriage: about 1842
Dwight Hulbert
Ferdinand Hulbert
James Madison Hulbert
Franklin L. Hulbert
Herbert Hulbert
Clemensa Hulbert
Eugene Marion Hulbert
Cornelia Hulburt
Elizabeth Libbie Hulbert

Sources (18)

  • Lydia Hubbert in household of Shadriac Hubbert, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Lydia Alford - Published information: birth-name: Lydia Alford
  • Lydia Hulbert, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.


Historical Boundaries: 1840: Sauk, Wisconsin Territory, United States 1848: Sauk, Wisconsin, United States

1854 · The Creation of the Republican Party

A debate continues over the location of the creation of the Republican Party. Some sources claim that the party was formed in Ripon, Wisconsin, on February 28, 1854. Others claim the first meeting of the Republican Party took place in Jackson, Michigan, on July 6, 1854, where the Republican Party was officially organized. Over 1,000 people were present and candidates were selected for the party, thus making it the first Republican convention.

Name Meaning

habitational name from any of various places called Alford, for example in Somerset, Cheshire and Lincolnshire. The first is named with the Old English female personal name Ealdgȳth + ford ‘ford’. See also Alvord .

variant of Halford (or vice versa).


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

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