Alfred Short was born circa 1827 in Illinois, United States to Thomas Jefferson Short (1807-1870) and Martha Maddux (c1808-) . He married Nancy E. (c1830-?) . Ancestors are from the United States.


Offspring of Alfred Short and Nancy E. (c1830-?)
Name Birth Death Joined with
George T. Short (c1847-?)
Mary A. Short (c1849-?)
Martha C. Short (c1852-?)
Flora I. Short (1853-1925) 3 November 1853 Illinois, United States 17 August 1925 James Adney Lisenby (1848-1931)

John W. Short (c1862-?)
Nancy Short (c1865-?)
Laura E. Short (c1868-?)
Ida E. Short (1869-?)

Offspring of Alfred Short and Ann Browning (?-?)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Tampy Short (1879-?)

Footnotes (including sources)

‡ General
  • Jefferson County Historical Society. Facts and Folks: A History of Jefferson County, Illinois. Mount Vernon, IL: Jefferson County Historical Society, 1978.
  • US Census, 1860, T2SR3E, Jefferson Co. IL
  • US Census, 1870, T2SR3E, Jefferson Co. IL