Master / Mistress: Elisha Butler (d. 1783)
Manumission date: About 1782
Occupation: Former Servant
Child (2nd): John
Child (3rd): Child
Child (4th): Child
Additional Relationships: Probably the father of Jeremiah and John, and possibly the grandfather of James (SPC no. 23) and Shaunch (SPC no. 25) who both registered in New Haven on 12/17/1839; Important Note: there is a family in New Haven of Alpheus Alford who also had sons go to sea. This family comes from Woodbridge and is not the same as the Hartford family.
Most recent residence: Hartford, CT
Longest place of residence: Hartford, CT. for 48 years
Notes: Former owner, Elisha Butler, quitclaimed Alford land and buildings in Hartford; Butler died insolvent in 1783.
Bibliographic sources: BJB, 20; 1800 Federal Census; Connecticut Courant, 10-21-1783
Former owner, Elisha Butler, quitclaimed Alford land and buildings in Hartford; Butler died insolvent in 1783.
Black (defined as Unknown origins, but listed as a person of color)