Norma Alford

March 1918–about 3 February 1996 (Age 77)
Washington, Louisiana, United States

The Life of Norma

When Norma Alford was born in March 1918, in Washington, Louisiana, United States, her father, Martin Luther Alford, was 40 and her mother, Lena Leoda Fortenberry, was 37. She lived in Ward Two, Tangipahoa, Louisiana, United States in 1920. She died about 3 February 1996, in Progress, Pike, Mississippi, United States, at the age of 77.

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World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1925 · B.B. King is Born

Age 7

B.B. King was born on September 16, 1925, in Itta Bean, Mississippi. He was a famous American blues singer, electric guitarist, and record producer. In 1987, he inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
1939 · First Oil Well in Mississippi Located in Yazoo County

Age 21

Fredric F. Mellen was a geologist that was surveyed a clay and minerals project. While doing this he instead struck oil and started the oil industry in Mississippi.

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.

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  • Norma Alford in household of Luther Alford, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Norma Alford in household of M L Alford, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Norma S Alford in household of M Luther Alford, "United States Census, 1920"

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