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Experience (Holcombe) Alford (1707 - 1774)

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Experience Alford formerly Holcombe
Born in Simsbury, Hartford, Connecticut, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married in CT, Hartford Co, Simsburymap
Descendants descendants
Died in Simsbury, Hartford, Connecticut, United Statesmap
Holcombe-125 created 19 Aug 2011 | Last modified
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Experience Holcombe was born in 1702 at Simsbury, Hartford Co., CT. She was the daughter of Ensign Joshua Holcombe and Hannah Carrington. McCracken has her born circa 1702-04, while Seaver has her born in 1707. McCracken further says that her birth record has not been found, but she is mentioned in her father's will as daughter of Hannah. Experience Holcombe was married to Nathaniel Alford, son of Josiah Alford and Hannah Westover, on 3 July 1724 at Simsbury, Hartford Co., CT. Experience and Nathaniel had at least three children: Susannah, Hannah, Nathaniel.
Experience Holcombe died on 15 December 1774 at Simsbury, Hartford Co., CT. BdFM


  • Holcombe Genealogy [on-line]

  • Hannah McPherson, "Holcombe Genealogy", page 44.1.
  • Albert C. Bates, "Simsbury, Connecticut, Births, Marriages and Deaths ", page 151


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On 6 Jun 2017 at 11:19 GMT Tom Bredehoft wrote:

Holcombe-312 and Holcombe-125 appear to represent the same person because: 312 is a very nearly empty profile from a GEDCOM import, should be merged into 125 which is fairly complete.

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