Augustus Tripp Alvord

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

The Life Summary 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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Augustus Tripp Alvord
Clarinda Nichols
Marriage: 17 September 1826
Adm. Ozro Alvord
Julius Alvord
Edwin Alvord
Marion Alvord
Evalina Alvord

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    17 September 1826
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    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.
    Age 5
    "The town of Caledonia was established in 1803 as the ""Town of Southampton"", having previously been known as ""Northampton"". Settlers from Scotland renamed it ""Caledonia"", the Latin name for Scotland, in 1806."
    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 21
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

    Name Meaning

    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.

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

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    Sources (5)

    • Augustus J Alvord in entry for Evalina Alvord, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Augustus Elwood, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Augustus Alvord, "United States Census, 1860"

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