Joseph Alford

6 August 1774–
Wilkes, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Joseph

When Joseph Alford was born on 6 August 1774, in Wilkes, North Carolina, United States, his father, William Alford, was 22 and his mother, Mary Warren, was 26. He married Elizabeth Darnell on 28 August 1804, in Wilkes, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about him you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Joseph Alford
1774–
Elizabeth Darnell
1783–
Marriage: 28 August 1804
Anna Jane Alford
1809–1880

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
28 August 1804
Wilkes, North Carolina, United States
children

(1)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1776

Age 2

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 2

North Carolina is the 12th state.
1808

Age 34

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Joseph Alford, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • Joseph Alford, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • Joseph Alford, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.