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Benedictus Alford (Alvord)

Also Known As: "Benedict Alford", ""Sergeant Alvord""
Birthdate: (64)
Birthplace: Whitestaunton, Sommerset, England
Death: April 23, 1683 (64)
Immediate Family:

Son of Thomas Thomas Alford and Joan Hawkins
Husband of Joane Alvord
Father of Josiah Joseph Alford, Sr; Jeremiah Alvord, of Windsor; Henry Alward; Jonathan Alford; Benjamin Alford and 1 other
Brother of William Alford; Alexander Alvord; (son) ALVORD and Joan (Joanna) Fowler

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About Benedictus Alford

From: Windsor, Hartford Co, Connecticut Vital Records, Windsor Marriages - 1640s to early 1700s First Book Windsor Births Marriages and Deaths 1638-1704, Page Fifty-Three

  • Benedictus Alford and Jane Newton were married November 26th 1640

Connecticut Soldiers in the Pequot War of 1637 (1913) by James Shepard

ALVOJID, SERGT. BENEDICT-Service mentioned. (C. R. Yo1 II., p. 150, and Savage.)

  • Enlisted from Windsor. (Tarbox, Tuttle, Bodge, Stiles' Win. and Parker.)
  • Son of 'l'homas and Joan (Hawkins),
  • Alford, was of Windsor, 1637, in Old England 1639, in Mass. 1640, when he returned to Windsor and died 1683.
  • Five children. (Alvord's Descendants of Alexander Alvord, pp. 12 to 18 and 24; Manwaring, Vol. I., p. 268; Win. Gen. and Savage.)
    • Key for References used:
      • BODGE = Soldiers of King Philips War, by George Mason Bodge, p. 466.
      • C.R. = Records of the Colony of Connecticut, Vol II, 1665-1667 by J Hamond Trumbull
      • MANWARING = Digest of the Early Connecticut Probate Records, Hartford District. By Charles William Manuring. Three Vols.
      • PARKER = The Soldiers’ Field; Manuscript read before theConnecticut Historical Society by Francis H. Parker, Esq, Jan 4, 1887, with an additional paper read Feb. 5, 1889. In the Library of the Society.
      • SAVAGE = Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England, by James Savage.)
      • STILES’ WIN = History o Ancient Windsor, by Henry R. Stiles, A.M.k, M.D., Vol I., 69 and 70.
      • TARBOX = Rev. Increase N. Tarbox, in Memorial History of Hartford County, Vol. I., 50.
      • TUTTLE = Rev. Ruel B. Tuttle, in Memorial History of Hartford County, Vol. II, 505.
      • WIN. GEN. = History of Ancient Windsor, by Henry R. Stiles, A.M., M.D., Genealogies, Vol. II;

Sergeant Benedict [Benedictus] Alvord

(d. after 1674) One of the 30 who went from Windsor to serve in the Pequot War. In 1673, he was granted 50 acres of land for his service in the Pequot War.

Info on Benedict and his descendents:
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Benedictus Alford's Timeline

Whitestaunton, Sommerset, England
Age 2
Somerset, United Kingdom
Age 2
Of Somerset, England
Age 2
Of Somerset, England
Age 2
White Staunton, Somersetshire, England
Age 2
Of Somerset, England
Age 2
Of Somerset, England
November 5, 1638
Age 19
June 1, 1645
Age 26
Windsor, Hartford County, Connecticut, United States