George G Alford

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George G Alford

  • Birth 19 Jun 1793 New York, USA
  • Death 1 Apr 1847 Houston County, Texas, USA
  • Burial Crockett, Houston County, Texas, USA
  • Plot Historical Marker
  • Memorial ID 14004707

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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  • Created by: Jill Bratcher
  • Added: 19 Apr 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 14004707
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for George G Alford (19 Jun 1793–1 Apr 1847), Find A Grave Memorial no. 14004707, citing Glenwood Cemetery, Crockett, Houston County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Jill Bratcher (contributor 46822814) .