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Thomas Alvord and Joan Hawkins
Thomas ALVORD. (ALFORD).
Born in (1560)(1575-S1) in Whitstaunton, Sommerset, England. Though the name of his father, ____ ALVORD [F4480], is not known, it is known that he is the grandson of (Rev) Alexander ALVORD [F8960]. [Reverend Alexander had, according to English records, four sonsóWilliam, John, Bartholomew and Solomon. The sequence of their birth is unknown. One of these sons was the father of Thomas Alford.]
He married Joan HAWKINS on (11-S1)(18) May 1618 in Whitstaunton, Sommerset, England.
Thomas must have died prior to 1636, as records indicate that Joan Alford, a widow, died 27 May 1636. There is record of a will dated 5 May 1627, of Thomas Alford naming his wife Joan and daughter Joan as beneficiaries.
Joan (Joanna, or Jean) HAWKINS.
Born in 1594, of Ashill, Somerset, England; daughter of a href="HAWKINS%20John%20and%20Joan.html">John HAWKINS and Joan.
She married Thomas ALVORD on (11-S1)(18) May 1618 in Whitstaunton, Sommerset, England.
She died 27 May 1636 in Whitestaunton, Somerset, England.
CHILDREN of Thomas ALVORD and Joan HAWKINS:
- 1. Alexander ALVORD. Born 10 October 1627 at Bridgeport, Dorset, England. Christened on 15 October 1627. He married Mary VORE on 29 October 1646 at Windsor, Hartford County, Connecticut. He died 3 (October-S1) (November) 1687 at Northampton, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.
- Benedict ALVORD was born about 1599. He died 23 Apr 1618.
- Joan ALVORD was born about 1601.
- Benedict (Benedicus) ALFORD. Born about 1618 in Whitestaunton, Somerset, England. Christened in 1621 in Somerset, England. Benedictus married Jane (Joan) NEWTON on 26 Nov 1640 in Windsor, HARTFORD, Connecticut. He died 23 Apr 1683 in Windsor, HARTFORD, Connecticut and was buried Apr 1683.
- Joan (Joanna) ALFORD. Born 8 Dec 1622 in Whitestaunton, Somerset, Eng and was christened 8 Dec 1622 in Whitestaunton, Somerset, England. Joan married Ambrose FOWLER on 6 May 1646 in New England. This marriage is the first record of her in New England. She died 22 May 1684 in Westfield, Hampden, Massachusetts and was buried May 1684.
- [S1]. TOWNSEND-CORSON GENEALOGY. http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/5637/pafg215.htm#4546.