Ira P Alford 1822 – 1901

Ira Payne Alford 1822 – 1901 was the son of Edwin Barksdale & Martha P (Smith) Alford.  On 30 December 1843 he married Elizabeth Hope. They had eight children, all born in Louisiana. Ira was a farmer.

1 Ira Payne Alford b: 22 Jan 1822 in Progress,Pike County, MS, d: 15 Sep 1901 Washington, LA
… + Elizabeth Hope b: 15 Jan 1826, m: 30 Dec 1843, d: 25 Dec 1871 in Washington, LA
……2 Nancy Jane Alford b: 1845 in LA, d: 1924
…… + Mark Anthony Berryhill
………3 Samantha Berryhill
………3 Robert Berryhill
………3 Mark Berryhill
………3 Margaret Berryhill
………3 Ulysses S. Berryhill
………3 Daisy Berryhill
………3 Euna Berryhill
………3 Lucius Berryhill
………3 Elizabeth Berryhill
……2 Edwin James Alford b: 1846 in LA
……2 Ira Newton Alford b: 04 Oct 1847 in LA, d: 20 Feb 1923 in Pike, MS
…… + Samantha N. Ott b: Jul 1850 in LA, d: 1919
………3 Annie Ola Alford b: 1870 in LA
………3 Albert Arthur Alford b: 1872 in MS, d: 1936
………3 Oscar Alford b: 1874 in MS, d: 1907
………3 Fannie Belle Alford b: 12 May 1876 in MS, d: 1948
……… + John Jefferson Hall b: 1858, d: 1923
………3 Vincent W. Alford b: Nov 1880 in MS
………3 Hettie Alice Alford b: Apr 1884 in MS, d: 1962
………3 Lewis Alford b: Apr 1886 in MS
……2 Isabel Martha Alford b: 1849 in LA, d: 1918
…… + James Jeffrey Schilling
………3 Ellis N. Schilling
………3 Esco Martin Schilling b: 1868
………3 Willie Schilling b: 1869
………3 Lois Elizabeth Schilling b: 1871
………3 Joseph Leon Schilling b: 1873
………3 Charles Hemson Schilling b: 1875
………3 Theodore J. Schilling b: 1876
………3 Coar E. Schilling b: 1878
………3 James Hezebiah Schilling
………3 Lena C. Schilling
………3 Freddie W. Schilling
………3 Benjamin Frank Schilling
………3 Orlando Schilling
………3 Luther Schilling
………3 Mallie Jane Schilling
………3 Raleigh O. Schilling
……2 Cynthia E. Alford b: Abt. 1851 in LA
…… + William F. Brock
………3 Ada Jean Brock
………3 Seymour Brock
………3 Ella Brock
………3 William Clyde Brock
……2 John Ira Alford b: Abt. 1852 in LA, d: 1917
…… 3 Emily Brock
……2 Jeptha Josephus Alford b: 08 Dec 1854 in LA, d: 29 Nov 1913 in Pike, MS
…… + Olevia Luminda Fortenberry b: 22 Dec 1856, m: 18 Feb 1874, d:3 Dec 1942
………3 George Howard Alford b: 28 Jan 1875 in Pike, MS, d: 06 Apr 1958 in Pike, MS
……… + Mayme Indiana Simmons b: 11 Jul 1878 in Pike, MS, m: 2 Nov 1902, d: 14 Mar 1949 in Pike, MS
………3 Lillie Dale Alford b: Dec 1877 in MS
………3 Carrie Lee Alford
………3 Delis Collier Alford
………3 Thomas Cleveland Alford b: Apr 1883 in MS
………3 Luther Alvin Alford b: Jul 1886 in MS
………3 Yarborough S. Alford b: Oct 1891 in MS
………3 Ethel Mae Alford b: Aug 1893 in MS
………3 Claude A. Alford b: Jul 1897 in MS
………3 Effie M. Alford
……2 Samantha W. Alford b: Abt. 1861 in LA
… + Mary Hughes Parker

Selected Sources:

  • 1860 US Census, LA, Washington, Ward 2, page 47. Ira P Alford family.
  • 1870 US Census, LA, Tangipahoa, Osyka, page 17. Ira P Alford family.
  • Conerly, Luke Ward. SOURCE RECORDS FROM PIKE COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI 1798-1910; 1798-1910; South Carolina, Southern Historical Press, 1989
  • Creel, Bevin J. A Patriot’s Legacy: The Family of Richard Dillon and Ann Lawrence From Bertie County, North Carolina To Southern Mississippi and Louisiana. Franklinton, Louisiana: Privately Printed, 2002.

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