From this page you can access two types of AAFA references.
In the first part are listed the published or otherwise written sources for much of our information.
References or sources found there relate to other files and records in our Alford data system.
In the second part the sources or references are arranged by and keyed to a particular ancestor
or Alford. Information here sometimes permeates the entire data system.PLEASE DON'T FAIL TO SCROLL
DOWN AND CHECK THIS OUT.
Compilation of Published or Otherwise Written Sources
These sources are organized and listed by state.
LEGEND (Supersedes that found at the beginning of each of the lists.)
First line is title.
Second line is Author, if known.
Next line contains AAFA references:
(1) Type of source.
A = abstract B = book C = compilation E = email L = letter or list P = periodical T = transcript V = visit report W = world wide web (Internet)
(2) Reference: each item is assigned a three charcter code consisting of a state abbreviation
and a serial number (used for internal citations).
(3) Source Code is of the form ST_COUN_TYPE_YEAR_ALF referring to the person who made the
Ex: MOGREECEME1999LDS refers to cemetery data for Greene Co. MO
published/created in 1999 submitted by Lynn DShelley
(4) MBL shows when this source was first listed in the master
book list, if it was listed.
A hard copy MBL was published in Jul 1989, Sep 1993 and Nov 1995. A web version of the
MBL was published in 1999. For many years there were partial booklist updates published
in the quarterly. They are identifed by quarterly like F or Fa97 for Fall
1997, Sp Spring, W Winter or Su Summer plus the year.
This is a reference or index (not complete) file from which site visitors may locate and access
a variety of information on the site about our Alford ancestors and other Alfords
who are not members of the association. It will be an aid to those who maintain the site as well
as visitors. It is not currently complete and may not be for some time so if you do not find what
you are looking for here please use the FIND box at the bottom of the home page.
Check out Clarence Erwin Alford under the C files for an example of "one-stop" research.
And look at the Js.