Martha P (Smith) Alford 1802 – 1861

Martha P. (Smith) Alford was born 25 March 1802 in South Carolina. She was the daughter of Jeremiah Smith and Joanna Dillon. On 20 December 1818, in Mississippi, she married Edwin Barksdale Alford. Martha died 8 August 1861 in Pike County, Mississippi.

1 Martha P. Smith b: 25 March 1802 in SC, d: 08 Aug 1861 in Pike, MS
…… + Edwin Barksdale Alford b: 25 Nov 1792 in NC, m: 20 Dec 1818 in Pike, MS, d: 10 March 1878 in Pike, MS
…………2 Rev. Warren Jackson Alford b: 12 Sept 1819 Pike, MS, d: 12 Nov 1899 MS
………… + Celia Ann Lewis m: 08 June 1841 in Marion, MS, d: 30 Jan 1900
………………3 Martha Jane Alford b: 25 March 1842 in Washington Parish, LA, d: 1909
………………3 Cynthia Elizabeth Alford b: 02 Jan 1844 in MS, d: 29 April 1910
………………3 Needham Edwin Alford b: 15 Oct 1845 in Magnolia, Pike, MS, d: 28 July 1937 in LA
……………… + Mary Luzina Stafford b: 1850, m: 7 Jan 1869, d: 9 July 1902 Pike, MS
………………3 Jesse L. Alford b: 02 Oct 1847 Washington, LA, d: 19 June 1911
………………3 Lacey Ann Alford b: 10 Sept 1848 Washington, LA, d: Aft. 1900
………………3 Ira Alford b: Abt. 1840 in Washington Parish, LA, d: Bef. 1850
………………3 Lydia Alford b: Abt. 1852 in Washington Parish, LA, d: Aft. 1900
………………3 Julius Ceaser Alford b: 18 Jan 1855 in LA, d: 11 April 1937
………………3 Mary Ann Alford b: 12 April 1858 in LA, d: 06 Jan 1894
………………3 William Jeptha Alford b: Jan 1860 Washington Parish, LA, d: 1917
………………3 Laura Ann Alford b: 1864, d: 1941
…………2 Cynthia Ann Alford b: 11 Dec 1820 in Progress, MS
………… + Jesse Ball b: 15 Nov 1808
…………2 Ira Payne Alford b: 22 Jan 1822 in Progress, Pike County, MS, d: 15 Sept 1901 in Washington Parish, LA
………… + Elizabeth Hope b: 15 Jan 1826, m: 30 Dec 1843, d: 25 Dec1871 in Washington Parish, LA
………………3 Nancy Jane Alford b: 1845, d: 1924
………………3 Edwin James Alford b: 1846, d: Unknown
………………3 Ira Newton Alford b: 04 Octo1847 LA, d: 20 Feb 1923 Pike, MS
……………… + Samantha Ott b: 1849, d: 1919
………………3 Isabel Martha Alford b: 1849, d: 1918
………………3 Jeptha Josephus Alford b: 08 Dec 1854 in Pike, MS, d: 29 Nov 1913 in Pike, MS
……………… + Olevia Luminda Fortenberry b: 22 Dec 1856, m: 18 Feb 1874, d: 03 Dec 1942
………… + Mary Hughes Parker
…………2 William Harmon Alford b: 03 August 1823 in MS
…………2 Harriet Jane Alford b: 22 March 1825 in MS
………… + Tyra Jennings Tynes m: 05 Oct 1847 in Pike, MS
………………3 Walter Edwin Tynes
…………2 Lacey Alford b: 24 Sept 1828 in MS
………… + James Michael Ball
…………2 Jeptha Josephus Alford MD b: 2 Aug 1830 MS, d: 21 Nov 1914 in MS
………… + Fanny Roberts
………………3 Andrew Alford
………… + Corinne Edwards
…………2 Julia Ann Alford b: 21 March 1832 in MS
………… + John Ratliff McEleveen
…………2 Seaborn S. Alford MD b: 15 Aug 1834 in MS, d: 22 Feb 1906
………… + Anice Ball
…………2 Elijah Hayden Alford b: 1836
…………2 Juluis Newton Alford b: 14 November 1838 in MS, d: 26 May 1916
………… + Mary Marguerete Brumfield b: June 1846 in LA
………………3 Martha A. Alford b: 1867
………………3 Mary A. Alford b: April 1868
………………3 Jewell Alford b: 1870
………………3 Ola L. Alford b: 1871
…………2 Martha Elizabeth Alford b: 08 Aug 1846 in Pike, MS, d: Aft. 1910
………… + Jessie Alexander Brumfield b: 27 Sept 1838 in LA, d: Aft. 1910
………………3 Martin Ellis Brumfield b: Sept 1865 in MS, d: Aft. 1920
……………… + Dollie King b: June 1877 in LA
………………3 Rose Ella Brumfield b: 18 July 1867 in MS, d: 02 Oct 1948 in Magnolia, Pike, MS
……………… + Jasper Pascal Brown b: 15 May 1865 in Pike, MS, m: 21 Dec 1887 in Pike, MS, d: 08 June 1950 in McComb, Pike, MS
………………3 John Edward Brumfield b: Nov 1869 in MS, d: 1933
……………… + Ada Beatrice Fortenberry b: 1893, d: 1956
………………3 Fletcher Boyd Brumfield b: 28 June 1875 in MS
……………… + Mattie Burmfield b: MS, m: Abt. 1908
………………3 Lily E. Brumfield b: 1876 in MS, d: 1959
……………… + Julius Alford b: 25 October 1869 in LA
………………3 Daisy L. Brumfield b: July 1879 in MS
……………… + Cornelius Alford
………………3 Lucy May Brumfield b: 12 April 1881 in MS
………………3 Sallie Joy Brumfield b: 31 May 1884 in MS
……………… + Joseph Ed Brumfield b: Abt. 1873 in MS
…………2 Julia Ann Alford b: 30 Aug 1856 in MS

Selected Sources:

  • Bible of Jeremiah Smith Sr. , c. 1800 – 1917, copy given to me by Pat (Brock) Smith, Dec. 2005 Bible in possession of Mrs. W. C. Uhlman
  • Luke Ward Conerly, SOURCE RECORDS FROM PIKE COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI 1798-1910; 1798-1910; South Carolina, Southern Historical Press, 1989.
  • ‘Cemetery Inscriptions Pike County, Mississippi 1750 – 1978′ Ray & June Sartin Parish.
  • Family records, pedigree charts, etc.

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