Augustus Tripp Alvord

23 January 1798–18 September 1872 (Age 74)
New Haven, Addison, Vermont, United States

The Life of Augustus Tripp

When Augustus Tripp Alvord was born on 23 January 1798, in New Haven, Addison, Vermont, United States, his father, Woolcott Alvord, was 24 and his mother, Sarah Dunhan, was 27. He married Susanna Nichols on 24 January 1819. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Lockport, Niagara, New York, United States in 1855 and Clinton, Illinois, United States in 1860. He died on 18 September 1872, in Trenton, Clinton, Illinois, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Trenton Cemetery, Sugar Creek Township, Clinton, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Augustus Tripp Alvord
1798–1872
Clarinda Nichols
1810–1890
Marriage: 17 September 1826
Ozro Alvord
1830–1871
Julius Alvord
1836–1899
Edwin Alvord
1840–1860
Marion Alvord
1845–1895
Evalina Alvord
1847–1851

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
17 September 1826
children

(5)

    Male1830–1871Male

    Julius Alvord

    Male1836–1899Male

    Edwin Alvord

    Male1840–1860Male

    Marion Alvord

    Female1845–1895Female

    Evalina Alvord

    Female1847–1851Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(14)

    Almadea Alvord

    Female1794–1878Female

    Elijah Alvord

    Male1796–1882Male

    Male1798–1872Male

    Polly Alvord

    Female1799–1824Female

    Royal Tyler Alvord

    Male1801–1868Male

+9 More Children

World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 2

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1803

Age 5

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1818

Age 20

Illinois is the 21st state.

Name Meaning

Southwestern English: variant of Alford , from Alford in Somerset; the spelling reflects the southwestern English dialect pronunciation.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Augustus Alvord, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Augustin Alvord, "New York State Census, 1855"
  • Augustus J Alvord in entry for Evalina Alvord, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"

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