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Thomas B. Alford
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Birth: Mar. 27, 1839
Chariton County
Missouri, USA
Death: Jun. 4, 1912
Lakeview
Lake County
Oregon, USA

LAKE COUNTY EXAMINER, Lakeville, Lake County, Oregon, June 6, 1912

ANOTHER VETERAN TAKEN FROM LIST

Thomas Alford Succumbs to Dropsy After a Long Spell of Illness

At the ripe age of 73 years, 2 months and 5 days, Tuesday, June 4, Thomas
Alford died at the 70 ranch north of Lakeview. Deceased was a victim of dropsy
and had been suffering from the attack for several months.

He was a native of Benton county, Missouri, and a veteran of the Union Army. He
had been a resident of this section for several years and was man of most
honorable principals. He had innumearable [sic] friends all of whom held him in
the highest esteem. He leaves to mourn his death two sons, William and Thomas
and one daughter Mrs. Phil Mulkey.

The funeral, took place yesterday afternoon from the Baptist church, Rev. H.
Smith officiating and interrment [sic] followed in the I.O.O.F. cemetery. The
pall bearers were: J. Frankl, Mike Hart, R. T. Striplin, M. S. Barnes, R. A.
Paxton and S. P. Moss.

‘Tis with a stinging pang of regret that the Examiner is compelled to chronicle
the passing of so many pioneers who were instrumental in carving this civilized
community from a vast wilderness, and in this work Thomas Alford played an
active part. While death is no doubt a great relief to this man who had been
suffering so intensely from his illness, his loss is keenly felt.

Note for place of birth: Benton County needs confirmation. It is thought that he was born in Chariton Co.,Missouri

Obituary contributed by Alicia Houston (#47222536)

 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Thomas Alford (1802 - 1892)
 
 Spouse:
  Charlotte Temple Stanley Stinchacum (1852 - 1935)*
 
 Children:
  Delila Anna Alford Oliver (1872 - 1928)*
  William M. Alford (1873 - 1936)*
  Charlotte Hattie Alford Mulkey Barry (1877 - 1945)*
  Thomas Bertram Alford (1879 - 1909)*
  Charles Alford (1882 - 1904)*
  Lenna Alford Estee (1884 - 1912)*
  Fred Thomas Alford (1885 - 1948)*
 
 Siblings:
  William Alford (1822 - 1901)*
  Russell Alford (1824 - 1882)*
  Elizabeth Alford Rodgers (1826 - 1914)*
  Matilda Alford Mansfield (1831 - 1866)*
  Albert Alford (1833 - 1921)*
  Manerva Alford Mansfield (1835 - 1895)*
  Thomas B. Alford (1839 - 1912)
  Lucinda Alford Lewis (1841 - 1889)*
  James Knox Polk Alford (1849 - 1886)*
  George M Alford (1854 - 1938)*
  Isaac Newton Alford (1856 - 1914)*
  Sarah Jane Alford Leach (1857 - 1884)*
  Eliza E. Alford (1859 - 1862)*
  Delila A Alford Barnett (1861 - 1884)*
  Susan C. Alford (1862 - 1868)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
AGED 73 YRS.2MOS.7DYS.

back side:
Erected 1914
 
Burial:
IOOF Cemetery
Lakeview
Lake County
Oregon, USA
Plot: Block 117 lot 1N
 
Maintained by: Jen
Originally Created by: J
Record added: Jun 02, 2009
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