Luther Alvord

25 December 1791–after May 1864 (Age 72)
South Hadley, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Luther

When Luther Alvord was born on 25 December 1791, in South Hadley, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Samuel Alvord, was 40 and his mother, Miriam White, was 40. He died after May 1864, at the age of 72.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Alvord
1751–1814
Miriam White
1751–1842
Calvin Alvord
1779–1856
Orange Alvord
1781–1862
Julius Alvord
1783–1785
Miriam Alvord
1785–1873
Samuel Alvord
1787–1823
Cyrus Alvord
1789–1860
Luther Alvord
1791–1864
Editha Alvord
1794–1819
Sophia Alvord
1796–1803
Fedelia Alvord
1799–1833

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World Events (8)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 3

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 9

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1812

Age 21

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

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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