William Alvord

3 September 1888–about December 1964 (Age 76)
East Worcester, Worcester, Otsego, New York, United States

The Life of William

When William Alvord was born on 3 September 1888, in East Worcester, Worcester, Otsego, New York, United States, his father, Orlando Alvord, was 46 and his mother, Naomi Jane Kent, was 40. He lived in Cairo, Greene, New York, United States in 1910. He died about December 1964, at the age of 76.

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Family Time Line

Orlando Alvord
Naomi Jane Kent
Mary Elizabeth Alvord
Flora May Alvord
John Henry Alvord
Ivy Nellis Alvord
Sally Ann Alvord
Eva Alvord
Bertha Alvord
Myrtle M Alvord
Harriett Esther Alvord
William Alvord

Parents and Siblings

    Orlando Alvord


    Naomi Jane Kent




    Mary Elizabeth Alvord


    Flora May Alvord


    John Henry Alvord




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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 2

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 20

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

Name Meaning

Southwestern English: variant of Alford , from Alford in Somerset; the spelling reflects the southwestern English dialect pronunciation.

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

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Sources (1)

  • William Alvord in household of Orlando Alvord, "United States Census, 1910"

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