Watters sanitarium, where he lingered for several hours.
She at once blew her police-whistle, Officer Fiske arrived and the dying watchman was taken to Dr.
Family trees on Ancestry provide the lineage for Justin Lyle Alvord, born in St. Justins grandfather, Justin Alvord, is listed on p. ****************************************** JOHN HARMON ALFORD, SR. OAKLAND TRIBUNE Oakland, Alameda Co., CAWednesday, 10 February 1960 Alford, John Harmon Sr., in Oakland, February 9, 1960, beloved husband of Daisy G. Alford and John Harmon Alford Jr.; brother of Nell Kaiser of Palo Alto, D. Alford of Oakland, and the late Grace Hallett, Temple Bosworth, Robert Alford and Susan White. Some of the local officers contend that it was a case of suicide, but can give no reason for such a course.
There are several theories in regard to the shooting.
The pickup was totaled when it plunged 75 feet and landed on its roof at the bottom of Eliza Creek.
The fire was started by the carelessness of a 12-year old boy riding an all-terrain vehicle in which the heat of the engine and exhaust caused extreme dry rangeland to burst into flames.
See the obituary of his brother Robert Hudson Alford in this compilation. Alford was born 12 March 1885 in CA and died in Alameda Co., mothers maiden name Murch. Near his hand lay a pistol and a bullet had penetrated his brain.
Alford was born January 5, 1925 at the Los Molinos Colony ranch home of his maternal grandparents, John Henry and Magdelina (Heine) Dayton. and Bernice Florence Alford, California cattle ranchers, he received his early schooling in a one room schoolhouse in the Hunter district west of Red Bluff. Army Medical Corps in World War II before he returned to the county and in 1948, married Betty Louise Stone of El Camino, at Carmel CA September 12th.
He worked for some 30 minutes to wet it down before he climbed back down and collapsed without a word, Jim Alford said.
SAN FRANCISCO CALL San Francisco, CASunday, 7 February 1897 FOUND DYING ON HIS BEAT NIGHT WATCHMAN ALFORD OF WATSONVILLE KILLED BY A BULLET BELIEVED TO HAVE ATTEMPTED AN ARREST AND ENCOUNTERED RESISTANCE ROUGH CHARACTER UNDER SUSPICION SUDDENLY DISAPPEARS FROM THE TOWN WATSONVILLE, Cal., Feb. Alford was found dying on the sidewalk on Lower Main street at oclock this morning.
ALFORD DAILY PRESS Riverside, Riverside Co., CASaturday, 21 August 1943 Near Banning, Calif., Aug. The fact that no powder burns were found on the temple dissipates the suicide theory. Alford was 41 years old and leaves a widow and eight children.