Elizabeth Alford

20 January 1793–9 March 1861 (Age 68)
Harwinton, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States

The Life Summary of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Alford was born on 20 January 1793, in Harwinton, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States, her father, Ely Alford, was 26 and her mother, Elizabeth Beebe, was 29. She married Norris Benham Barber on 14 May 1812, in Harwinton, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 9 March 1861, in Harwinton, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Harwinton, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States.

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Family Time Line

Norris Benham Barber
1784–1851
Elizabeth Alford
1793–1861
Marriage: 14 May 1812
William Benham Barber
1813–1843
Sally B. Barber
1816–1877
Walter Sessions Barber
1820–1845

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 May 1812Harwinton, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States
  • Children

    (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment
    Age 1
    The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
    1802 · Brass is Discovered
    Age 9
    In 1802, brass was identified in Waterbury, Connecticut. This gave the city the nickname "The Brass City." Brass dominated the city and helped to create the city. The motto of the city is Quid Aere Perennius, which means What is more lasting than brass? in Latin.
    1812
    Age 19
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

    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).English:

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

    Possible Related Names

    Alvord
    Halford
    Allford

    Sources (5)

    • Elizabeth Barber in household of Norris B Barber, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Elizabeth Barber, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"
    • Elizabeth Alfred Barber, "Find A Grave Index"

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