Alfred Absher married Sarah A. Price.Alfred's father was Josiah Absher of Anson Co., NC.
Alfred Abshear sold property he owned in Anson Co., NC and stated in the document that he had received the lot from his father, Josiah Abshear, spouse unknown.
Josiah is buried in the Wadesboro City Cemetery in Anson Co., NC. Tombstone reads: Sacred to the memory of Josiah Abshire died April 6, 1853 Veteran Revolutionary and War of 1812 aged 97 yrs.
Josiah served in the War of 1812.Old Wars File #12900, served in Parker's Co. US Rangers, bdl 133 can 50 listed on 1840 Anson Co., NC Pension Roll: Josiah Abshier, Corporal, 3rd Regt. U.S. Rifle Received land patent #8135, Dec 10, 1818 for War of 1812 service, S.W.33,township 10N, Range 3W