You could be correct, but I am descended from a John Alford, Rev. War soldier who was b. 8 May 1760 son of Wm. and Letiticia Alford who m. Elizabeth Bibb 4 March 1784, lived near Nashville. They had a son named John B. Alford b.12 March 1790 who m. Temperence Bailey 21 Oct. 1817.