Alpheus  Alford

  • Record ID #: 9
  • Ancestry tree: Alfred or Alford Family Tree
  • Confidence Level: Not Confident
  • gender: Male
  • Race/ethnicity: Black
  • Master / Mistress: Elisha Butler (d. 1783)
  • Ancestry tree - Master/Mistress: Butler Family Tree (Slaveholder)
  • Manumission date: About 1782
  • Occupation: Former Servant
  • Spouse: Wife
  • Child: Jeremiah
  • 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
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