Sanford Allred

30 October 1848–8 November 1900 (Age 52)
Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Sanford

When Sanford Allred was born on 30 October 1848, in Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States, his father, Isaac Allred, was 35 and his mother, Mary Henderson, was 25. He married Ellen Shepherd on 18 October 1869, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States in 1850 and Sanpete, Utah, United States in 1880. He died on 8 November 1900, in Spring City, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 52, and was buried in Spring City Cemetery, Spring City, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Sanford Allred
Ellen Shepherd
Marriage: 18 October 1869
Sanford Eugene Allred
Ed Allred
Joseph Albert Allred
Mary Ellen Allred
Anenia Charlote Allred
Myron Oscar Allred
Lester Grant Allred
Samuel Bert Allred

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 October 1869Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (7)

    1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines
    Age 9
    The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.
    Age 15
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1867 · The Burtis Opera House
    Age 19
    The Burtis Opera House opened in Davenport and could easily hold an audience of 1,600. It was a widely used facility and Mark Twain filled the house when he spoke on tour in 1869. It was also used to house Susan B. Anthony when she lectured on the woman's right to vote. The Quad City Symphony Orchestra played its first concert as the new Tri-City Symphony in the Opera House. An arsonist set fire to the building on the evening of April 26, 1921, and the building was severely destroyed. The building was rebuilt but was no longer used as an opera house.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Aldred 1.

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

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    Sanford Allred Life Story

    SANFORD ALLRED By a granddaughter, Beulah Allred Whiting Sanford Allred was born October 30, 1848 in Council Bluff, Pottawattamie, Iowa, His father was Isaac Allred and his mother was Mary Hende …

    Sources (56)

    • Sanford Allred, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Sanford Allred in entry for Ellen Shepherd Allred, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Sanford Allred in household of Mary Allred, "United States Census, 1860"

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