Sunday, November 24, 2019

Forget Me Not: Mary Alford, 1902

Mary Luzina (Stafford) Alford

September 1850 – 9 July 1902 
Daughter of Abraham Stafford
Wife of Needham Edwin Alford

Needham was my 1st cousin, 3x removed

Mrs. M. L. Alford, Magnolia

Magnolia, Miss., July 10. – Mrs. M. L. Alford died yesterday at the home of her husband, Rev. N. E. Alford. She was fifty-two years and ten months old. She was the mother of Revs. J. M. Alford of Leesville, La., and L. F. Alford of New Orleans. Her remains were interred in the family cemetery to-day. The funeral was conducted by Revs. B. F. Lewis of Magnolia and  L.E. Alford of Holmesville.

Source: Mrs. M. L. Alford, Magnolia. (New Orleans, LA: The Times – Democrat, 11 July 1902) 5; digital image, accessed July 2019. 

This clipping appears on Find A Grave. It tell us Mary died of typhoid fever. Unfortunately, the newspaper's name is not mentioned.

From Find A Grave Memorial #36541644.

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