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Alvin Taylor Vanderford (4082)

Father: Josiah Vanderford (3043)
Mother: Eliza "Louisa" Taylor


b. May 26, 1845 in Madison County, Georgia [census-Miss]

d. Sept. 9, 1926, buried in the Vanderford Cemetery, Road 400, Corinth, Mississippi [AlC cem]

m. Feb. 24, 1870 Amanda Jane Guthery [AlC mar 1867-74:309], b. Jan. 28, 1850, d. July 1, 1922, buried in the Vanderford Cemetery, Road 400, Corinth, Mississippi.[AlC cem]

Issue: [Myrick]

Milton D., b. Dec. 24, 1870 in Corinth, Mississippi, d. Mar. 28, 1949 in Porterville, Tulare County, California [AA]

Information: Milton was living in Arkansas in 1926. [Henderson]

Charles Coleman (5060), b. May 20, 1873, d. Nov. 22, 1956

Annie (5070), b. Aug. 15, 1876, d. May 26, 1969

Ida (5071), b. Mar. 25, 1880, d. Aug. 20, 1942

Lona (5072), b. May 28, 1882

Henry Langston (5073), b. Feb. 8, 1884, d. Sept. 1, 1941

Tina (5074), b. Dec. 26, 1886

Libby (5075), b. Jan. 29, 1890, d. March 9, 1919

R. Archie, b. Oct. 1892 in Mississippi

m. Willie Caldwell
issue: [Myrick]
Blanch
  m. --- Miller
information:
1910: Archie was a moulder in Alcorn County, Mississippi. [census-Miss]
1926: Archie was living in Birmingham [Henderson]

Description:

In 1862 A. T. was 5' 9" had grey eyes, light hair and a light complexion. [NA - Mir Rec]

Information:

February 12, 1862:
A.T. enlisted at Burnsville in Captain Rice's Battery, Tennessee Light Artillery for one year. [NA - Mil Rec]

September 10, 1862:
A.T. was discharged and received $19.56 ($25.66 in back pay minus $6.10 for clothing). [NA - Mil Rec]

July 5, 1863:
A.T. enlisted at Fulton in Company A, Davenport's Battalion, Mississippi Cavalry for a term of 12 months. His horse was valued at $300. [NA - Mil Rec]

1870:
A.T. and Amanda were living in Alcorn County, Mississippi with Richard Vanderford and his wife Matilda. [census-Miss]

March 22, 1875:
A.T.'s real property consisted of 10 acres in the NW 1/4 of section 21, Township 3, Range 8 valued at $3.00 per acre, 20 acres of the NE 1/4 of Section 21, Township 3, Range 8 valued at $3.00 per acre and 38 acres of the SW 1/4 of Section 16, Township 3, Range 8 valued at $1.00 per acre. A.T. was listed in the record as "Almond T." [AlC prop list]

April 8, 1876 (recorded August 25, 1876):
A.T. borrowed $66.50 using 38 acres in the SW 1/4 of Section 16, Township 3, Range 8 as collateral. [AlC Tdeed 3:559]

1880:
A.T. was farming in Alcorn County, Mississippi. [census-Miss]

November 5, 1880 (recorded November 11, 1880):
A.T. bought two parcels totalling 30 acres in Section 21, Township 3, Range 8 from his father for $112.00. [AlC deed 7:523]

November 5, 1880 (recorded November 11, 1880):
A.T. sold the 30 acres for $112.50. [AlC deed 7:524]

1885:
A.T.'s children, Milton, Charles, Annie and Ida were attending the Sandess School House in Alcorn County, Mississippi. [AlC sch]

1900:
A.T. was a wood mechanic and lived in Alcorn County, Mississippi. Milton was working as a wood mechanic and Charles as a day laborer. Lang was living with his cousin Archie Owens. [census-Miss]

1910-1925:
A.T. collected a pension for his service in the Civil War. [AlC pen roll]


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