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George G Alford
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Birth: Jun. 17, 1793
New York, USA
Death: Apr. 1, 1847
Houston County
Texas, USA

Son of George Alford and Ann Barfield is George Frederick Alford, b. 04 Aug 1836, New Madrid, Missouri; d. 14 Nov 1907, Dallas, Texas C. S. A..

(Marker Text) New York native George G. Alford, an officer in the War of 1812, came to Texas from Missouri in 1836. During the Texas Revolution he served as Gen. Sam Houston's quartermaster general. Captured by Mexican forces after the was while on a supply trip for the Republic of Texas, he was released by Mexican forces through intervention by the U.S. President, Andrew Jackson. Alford later owned a Houston County plantation and served as justice of the peace and county judge. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Ann Barfield Alford (1807 - 1847)*
 
 Children:
  Mary Barfield Alford Cravens (1834 - 1862)*
  Albert Nelson Alford (1841 - 1921)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Glenwood Cemetery
Crockett
Houston County
Texas, USA
Plot: Historical Marker
 
Created by: Jill Bratcher
Record added: Apr 19, 2006
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On this date in 1847, George G. Alford, merchant, planter, and fighter in the Texas Revolution, died in Crockett. During the War of 1812, he was a lieutenant under Gen. Winfield Scott. In the winter of 1835, at the request of Sam Houston, Alford joined th...(Read more)
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