The Burke and Alvord Memorial, John Alonzo Boutelle, William Alvord Burke p. 126 - 127
Stephen Alvord born Northampton, Aug. 18, 1735; died Canada, March, 1812. Son of Joseph and Clémence (Wright) Alvord, who was the son of Ebenezer and Ruth (Baker) Alvord, who was the son of Alexander and Mary (Vore) Alvord. He was a hatter by occupation. He lived in Charlestown, N. H., before he was married. He also resided in Windsor, Vt., and in Woodstock, Vt., but died in Canada.
"Charlestown, N. H., Lord's day, June 1, 1777, Stephen Alvord and wife were admitted to our communion." [Charlestown First Cong. Church. Their five eldest children were baptized July 26, 1778. Mrs. Gibbs says that her father became an Episcopalian. He was in the war of the Revolution. Feb. 25, 1804, Stephen Alvord was formerly guardian to Elihu and Josiah Taylor, heirs of the estate of Robert D. Taylor, late of Woodstock.
He married Abigail Davis, Born Chesterfield,(?) 1747;(?) died Windsor, Vt., June 3, 1820, aged 73. She was the daughter of Simon and Mary (Powers) Davis, and had brothers, Elias, Simon, Phineas, and Sampson. Mr. Davis came up from Chesterfield, so says Mrs. Gibbs, and settled in Woodstock, Vt., where he died. Mrs. Alvord, after the death of her husband, returned from Canada to Vermont, and resided in Windsor, where she died.
The widow Abigail Alvord having been recommended to our Christian fellowship by the church of Christ in Woodstock, Vt., and having satisfied the church of her religious experience, and been propounded the usual time—no objection; was received to the communion and fellowship of the church.