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 Robert C. Alford

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Robert C. Alford

Birth
Sevier County, Tennessee, USA
Death
28 Feb 1886 (aged 61)
Maryville, Blount County, Tennessee, USA
Burial
Friendsville, Blount County, Tennessee, USA
Memorial ID
5751878 View Source

On the 1870 census and land records, he used middle initial C.

Blount County Courthouse, Deed Book , p. 394. On 9[7?]th of Feb 1867, R. C. ALFORD sold to John F. HANNAH a tract of land in the 8th Civil District, Blount County, TN, containing 29 acres and 5 poles, for $290. Recorded on 10 Aug 1867.
On p. 395, R. C. ALFORD sold on 7 Feb 1867 to Wm. ALFORD land in the 8th Civil District of 81 acres, 1 ro?d, 35 poles, for $275. Recorded on 13 Aug 1867.

OBITUARY: THE [MARYVILLE] DAILY TIMES; vol. 3, no. 13 (Wed, 24 Mar 1886); front page.
Robert ALFORD died on 28 Feb 1886 in Blount County, TN, of pneumonia fever. He was born in Sevier County in 1824. He had a fever at age 18, and since had been afflicted with chronic disease. At age 20 he made a profession of religion. Upon moving to Blount County in 1847 [age 23] he joined the church by letter at Mt. Moriah, a Methodist Episcopal Church. He later moved his membership to Shady Grove. He never married until after the [Civil] war to Sarah LANE, settled near Union Grove Church, where he remained until his death. His wife survives him, and one daughter, two sisters [one sister Nancy, married to Meredith LANE, had died in 1880]. Services were by Rev. J. A. RUBLE; burial at Big Spring. A poem follows.

On the 1870 census and land records, he used middle initial C.

Blount County Courthouse, Deed Book , p. 394. On 9[7?]th of Feb 1867, R. C. ALFORD sold to John F. HANNAH a tract of land in the 8th Civil District, Blount County, TN, containing 29 acres and 5 poles, for $290. Recorded on 10 Aug 1867.
On p. 395, R. C. ALFORD sold on 7 Feb 1867 to Wm. ALFORD land in the 8th Civil District of 81 acres, 1 ro?d, 35 poles, for $275. Recorded on 13 Aug 1867.

OBITUARY: THE [MARYVILLE] DAILY TIMES; vol. 3, no. 13 (Wed, 24 Mar 1886); front page.
Robert ALFORD died on 28 Feb 1886 in Blount County, TN, of pneumonia fever. He was born in Sevier County in 1824. He had a fever at age 18, and since had been afflicted with chronic disease. At age 20 he made a profession of religion. Upon moving to Blount County in 1847 [age 23] he joined the church by letter at Mt. Moriah, a Methodist Episcopal Church. He later moved his membership to Shady Grove. He never married until after the [Civil] war to Sarah LANE, settled near Union Grove Church, where he remained until his death. His wife survives him, and one daughter, two sisters [one sister Nancy, married to Meredith LANE, had died in 1880]. Services were by Rev. J. A. RUBLE; burial at Big Spring. A poem follows.


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ROBERT E. ALFORD
DIED FEB. 28, 1886
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SARAH ALFORD
DIED OCT. 10, 1896


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