Lillian Mary Alford

3 July 1895–21 July 1963 (Age 68)
Middlecreek, Sabine, Louisiana, United States

The Life of Lillian Mary

When Lillian Mary Alford was born on 3 July 1895, in Middlecreek, Sabine, Louisiana, United States, her father, John Jeptha Alford, was 33 and her mother, Catharine Cordelphia Williams, was 24. She married Thaddius Griffin Coburn on 3 May 1914. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Middlecreek Twp, Sabine, Louisiana, United States in 1930 and Vivian, Caddo, Louisiana, United States in 1935. She died on 21 July 1963, at the age of 68, and was buried in Middlecreek, Sabine, Louisiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thaddius Griffin Coburn
Lillian Mary Alford
Marriage: 3 May 1914
Noel Edward Coburn
Elmar Coburn
Lettie Coburn
Ray Thaddus Coburn
J T Coburn
Marvin Coburn
Etta Marie Coburn

Spouse and Children

    Thaddius Griffin Coburn



3 May 1914



    Elmar Coburn


    Lettie Coburn


    Ray Thaddus Coburn


    J T Coburn


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    John Jeptha Alford


    Catharine Cordelphia Williams




+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 3

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 18

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

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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Sources (3)

  • Lillie M Coborn in household of Thad Coborn, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lillie Coburn in household of Thad Coburn, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lillie Alford in household of John Alford, "United States Census, 1900"

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