Polly Alvord

26 January 1804–1 March 1872 (Age 68)
Exeter, Otsego, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Polly

When Polly Alvord was born on 26 January 1804, in Exeter, Otsego, New York, United States, her father, Asahel Gould Alvord, was 34 and her mother, Sarah Morey, was 32. She married Peter McIntyre about 1820. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Smithfield Township, Bradford, Pennsylvania, United States for about 20 years. She died on 1 March 1872, at the age of 68.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Wood
Polly Alvord
Marriage: 1826
Marietta Wood
Thomas Wood
Charles Thompson Wood
Jane Wood
Cornelia M. wood
Emma Wood
Polly Wood
James Wood
Elizabeth Wood
Sarah Wood
Allen Wood
Ellen Wood
Frank Wood
Elizabeth Wood

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1826Bradford, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children


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    +3 More Children

    World Events (7)

    Age 4
    Atlantic slave trade abolished.
    1812 · Harrisburg Becomes the State Capital
    Age 8
    Harrisburg had important parts with migration, the Civil War, and the Industrial Revolution. 
    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 21
    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.

    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 (3)

    • Polly Wood in household of Chas F Wood, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Polly Wood in household of Samuel Wood, "United States Census, 1850"

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