Sep. 25, 1920 Portland Multnomah County Oregon, USA
He survived the cholera outbreak in Kane Co., IL that took his father and three of his siblings. His mother moved the family to Wisconsin where she re-married.
Alfred served in the Civil War. He enlisted on 25 Sep 1861 with Company H of the 8th Infantry Regiment of Wisconsin. He was mustered out on 16 Sep 1864. He received a pension for his effort in the Civil War.