Eveline Elizabeth Alford

about 1859–from 1891 to 1954 (Age 32)
Mississippi, United States

The Life of Eveline Elizabeth

When Eveline Elizabeth Alford was born about 1859, in Mississippi, United States, her father, Henderson Alford, was 31 and her mother, Frances "Fannie" Sibley, was 21. She married Thomas Jefferson Collins about 1880, in Mississippi, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Pike, Mississippi, United States in 1860 and Beat 3, Lawrence, Mississippi, United States for about 20 years. She died from 1891 to 1954, at the age of 95, and was buried in Mississippi, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Jefferson Collins
1855–1951
Eveline Elizabeth Alford
1859–1954
Marriage: about 1880
Collins
1886–1886
Collins
1889–
Collins
1895–
Beulah Collins
1887–
Collins
1891–1891
Frank James Collins
1892–
Fannie L. Collins
1898–
Wirt Collins
1899–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1880
Mississippi, United States
children

(8)

    Collins

    Male1886–1886Male

    Beulah Collins

    Female1887–Female

    Collins

    Male1889–Male

    Collins

    Male1891–1891Male

    Frank James Collins

    Male1892–Male

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Henderson Alford

    Male1828–1863Male

    Frances "Fannie" Sibley

    Female1838–1900Female

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1861

Age 2

Mississippi became the second state to leave the Union at the start of the Civil War in 1861.
1863

Age 4

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1886

Age 27

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

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

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Eveline E Alford in household of Henderson Alford, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Elizabeth Collins in household of Thos J Collins, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Lizzie E Collins in household of Tom J Collins, "United States Census, 1910"

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