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Alphonso Taft of Cincinnati
 Born
5 November 1810 in Townshend, Windham County, Vermont, United States of America [ s1024 ]
 Died
21 May 1891 in San Diego, California, United States of America [ s1024 ]
 Buried
1891 in Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Ohio, United States of America [ s1024 ]
 Father
Born 1785 - Died 1867
 Mother
 
 
 Spouse 1
Born 1823 - Died 1852
 Married
Abt 1842
 Child 1
Born 21 December 1843 - Died 31 December 1929
 Child 2
Born 10 May 1846 - Died 3 June 1889
 Child 3
Born 1848 - Died 1848
 Child 4
Born 1850 - Died 1851
 Child 5
Born 1851 - Died 1852
 Spouse 2
Born 1827 - Died 1907
 Married
Abt 1854
 Child 1
Born 1855 - Died 1855
 Child 2
Born 15 September 1857 - Died 8 March 1930
 Child 3
Born 27 May 1859 - Died 11 August 1945
 Child 4
Born 1861 - Died 1943
 Child 5
Born 1865 - Died 1950
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GENERAL NOTES
Taft, Alphonso (1810-1891) - of Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio. Born in Townshend, Windham County, Vt., November 5, 1810. Son of Peter Rawson Taft; father of Charles Phelps Taft, William Howard Taft and Henry Waters Taft; grandfather of Walbridge S. Taft, Robert Alphonso Taft and Charles Phelps Taft II; great-grandfather of William Howard Taft III, Robert Taft, Jr. and Seth Chase Taft; great-great-grandfather of Robert A. Taft II. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1856, 1860 (alternate); candidate for U.S. Representative from Ohio, 1856; superior court judge in Ohio, 1865-72; candidate for nomination for Governor of Ohio, 1875; U.S. Secretary of War, 1876; U.S. Attorney General, 1876-77; U.S. Minister to Austria-Hungary, 1882-84; Russia, 1884-85. Died in San Diego, San Diego County, Calif., May 21, 1891. Interment at Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Ohio.

From politicalgraveyard.com/bio/taft.html
[RFSS Sep 2006]

Headstone of Alphonso Taft 1810 - 1891
Headstone of Alphonso Taft 1810 - 1891

The headstone photograph comes from the Find A Grave website courtesy of Kevin Guy.
The location is Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.
[RFSS Jun 2008]
SOURCE
[ s1024 ] Cemetery Marker - Headstone, Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Ohio, United States of America - H1891-21-05-AT 
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