William Cade Alford

31 July 1734–21 April 1825 (Age 90)
St. Peter's Parish, New Kent, Virginia, British Colonial America

The Life of William Cade

When William Cade Alford was born on 31 July 1734, in St. Peter's Parish, New Kent, Virginia, British Colonial America, his father, Goodrich Alford, was 26 and his mother, Sarah Cade, was 25. He married Martha Sarah Wilkens in 1752, in Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 11 daughters. He died on 21 April 1825, in Hancock, Georgia, United States, at the age of 90.

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Family Time Line

William Cade Alford
1734–1825
Martha Sarah Wilkens
1733–1800
Marriage: 1752
Milly Alford
1742–
Lodwick Alford
1755–1826
Nancy Alford
1757–
Benjamin Alford
Caryann Alford
Etheldred Alford
Lodawick Alford
Mary Alford
Pearcey Alford
Percy Alford
Sarah Alford
Benjamin Alford
1757–1801
Ethelred Alford
1759–
Sally Alford
1765–
William Alford
1775–1831
Sarah Ann Alford
1776–1851
Owen Wilkins Alford
1780–1847
Jacob Alford
1784–1860
Jane Alford
1785–1812
Martha Patsy Alford
1786–1845

Spouse and Children

    Male1734–1825Male

    Martha Sarah Wilkens

    Female1733–1800Female

MARRIAGE
1752
Virginia, United States
children

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (6)

1776

Age 42

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

Age 42

Georgia is the 4th state.
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 47

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

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)

  • North Carolina Estate Files, 1663-1979; https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-99CF-NWN7?cc=1911121&wc=Q64M-4RN%3A1066694502%2C183204102%2C1066718302
  • William Alford, "Find A Grave Index"
  • William Alford in entry for Elizabeth, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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