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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Samuel Alvord
Miriam White
Calvin Alvord
Orange Alvord
Julius Alvord
Miriam Alvord
Samuel Alvord
Cyrus Alvord
Luther Alvord
Editha Alvord
Sophia Alvord
Fedelia Alvord

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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.

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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