Lucius Tyler Alford1

#6339, b. 9 Sep 1881, d. 26 Nov 1951
Last Edited:18 Oct 2010

Child of Lucius Tyler Alford and Stella Caliste Wells

Outline of Life Events:

EventDescription
BirthLucius Tyler Alford was born on 9 Sep 1881 at Pike County, MS.2,3,4,5
MarriageHe married Stella Caliste Wells, daughter of Flavius Josephus Wells and Mertie Cate Threeton, on 19 Oct 1909 at Hammond, Tangipahoa Parish, LA.1
Census1910, son-in-lawLucious Alford (given age 26) was enumerated as a son-in-law of Flavius Wells (given age 61) on the 1910 Census, living at Ponchatoula, Tangipahoa Parish, LA. His occupation was salesman in a department store. He and both of his parents were born in Mississippi.3
Census1920Lucius T. Alford (given age 38) was enumerated as the head of a household on the 1920 census, living at Ponchatoula, Tangipahoa Parish, LA. Also living in the house was his wife Stella Caliste Alford (given age 33), daughter(s) Fay Louise Alford (given age 6), father-in-law Flay Wells (given age 71), mother-in-law Mertie Cale Wells (given age 55). Lucius was a butcher on his own account. He owned his home free and clear.6
Census1930L. T. Alford (given age 48) was enumerated as the head of a household on the 1930 census, living at Ponchatoula, Tangipahoa Parish, LA. Also living in the house was his wife Stella C. Alford (given age 42), his daughter(s) Fay, his father-in-law, F. J. Wells (given age 81), his mother-in-law, Myrtie C. Wells (given age 65). Their home was valued at $3,000. Lucius was a clerk in a grocery.4
DeathLucius Tyler Alford died at age 70 on 26 Nov 1951 in Ponchatoula, Tangipahoa Parish, LA.7,2
BurialHe was buried at Wetmore Cemetery in Ponchatoula, Tangipahoa Parish, LA.5

Citations:

  1. [S356] Jim Perrin. E-mail message.
  2. [S414] Ponchatoula Times. Ponchatoula, LA.
  3. [S406] 1910 U.S. census. LA. Tangipahoa Parish. population schedule.
  4. [S376] 1930 U.S. Census. LA. Tangipahoa Parish. population schedule.
  5. [S344] U.S. Genweb, Tangipahoa Parish, LA. Website.
  6. [S375] 1920 U.S. census. LA. Tangipahoa Parish. population schedule.
  7. [S447] FamilySearch.org. Louisiana Deaths 1850-1875, 1894-1954. Online https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1609793