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Most Wanted My 3rd great grandfather James Ray ALFREY
1850 Census Eldorado Co, CA. Middle Fork American River age 35, #2491 pg.#458/914 miner 1)James Ray ALFREY b: Abt 1805 in Marion Co, IA. MA.? + Corinth MATTHEWS b: 30 Aug 1809 in Chester, Hampton Co, MA.m: 26 Jan 1842 in Jefferson Co, IA.2)Amanda "Nora" Lenora ALFREY b: 18 Jan 1844 in Red Rock Twp, Marion Co, IA; d: 19 Jun 1893 in Des Moines, Polk Co, IA. bur Woodland Cemetery, Des Moines, Polk Co, IA + Howard SHACKELFORD b: Abt 1842 in IN.2)Pattie Naoma ALFREY b: 4 Sep 1846 in Red Rock, Marion Co, IA. d: 15 Oct 1904 in Alhambra, aka Dolgeville, Los Angeles Co, CA. + Jonathan "Johns Always" YOUNG b: 30 July 1840 in Saltsburgh, Allegheny Co, PA. m: 28 April 1864 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co, PA; d: 30 Mar 1909 in Old Soldiers Home, West Los Angeles, CA. (Veterans Hosp.)Mrs. Alfrey, in consequence of the inconstancy of her husband, resulted in the first divorce case in the county. The case was successfully conducted by J.W. Alley. Mr Alfrey had left the country at about the time the Indians did, and returned to find himself a "grass widower," when he soon disappeared the second time, and his whereabouts is not known. from: PIONEERS OF MARION COUNTY, Consisting of a General History of the County by Wm. M. Donnell. Des Moines, Iowa: Republican Steam Printing House, 1872. SCGE# 04182
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