On this day in 1869, Sanford Holman (my second great grandfather) married Elizabeth Hannah Allred (my second great grandmother). Elizabeth was 25 years old, and Sanford was 24 years old.
The other day I noticed an interesting trend in my family tree: ancestors named after U.S. presidents. For example, there is my third great uncle George Washington Crum (1853-1942). Today, however, I want to focus on my fourth great uncle Andrew Jackson Allred. Andrew Jackson Allred (1831-1899) Andrew Jackson Allred was born on February 12, […]
Isaac Allred, my 4th great uncle, was born on June 28, 1813 in Nashville, Tennessee. In 1830, the Allred family moved to Monroe County, Missouri. It was there that Isaac joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. In 1834, Isaac joined Zion’s Camp, an expedition led by Joseph Smith from Ohio to Missouri […]
James Tillman Sanford Allred (1825-1905) The following narrative was written by my 3rd great grand uncle, James Tillman Sanford Allred: I, James T.S. Allred, son of James and Elizabeth Warren Allred, was born in Bedford County Tennessee, March 28, 1825, and at the age of five years removed with my father to the State of […]