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Alfred Haywood was a successful businessman and public servant who lived, worked, and served in the city of Savannah for almost half a century. Mr. Haywood not only made his mark in the local business world but also, through civic participation, and a significant contribution to the growth and development of the city. Born in Oxford, England, in the year 1817, the son of Ebenezer and Elizabeth Haywood, he married Mary Fagan, a native of Ireland, in Liverpool, February 2, 1834. They immigrated to New York soon thereafter. While living in New York with his father, two children were born to the couple, a daughter Margaret, in 1836, and a son Ebenezer, in 1837)

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Alfred Haywood: A Biography