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Lucille May Alexander
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Birth: May 27, 1879
Shreveport
Caddo Parish
Louisiana, USA
Death: Apr. 15, 1881
Shreveport
Caddo Parish
Louisiana, USA

The daughter of Taliaferro Alexander and his wife, Laura Lister Alexander.

The four smaller Alexander children are buried on one side of the Lister/Alexander family plot in reverse bedstead style graves. Plot is surrounded by a wrought-iron fence.

The Times.
Tuesday, April 19, 1881
Page 4

DIED.

ALEXANDER. - On the morning of 15th inst., Lucille May, daughter of T. and Laura Lister Alexander, aged one year, ten months and nineteen days.


Wednesday, April 20, 1881
Page 4

Within a brief space of time an inexpressibly sad affliction has visited the family of Mr. T. Alexander. Two interesting children - all they had - have been taken from them. The little innocents died of that disease so fatal to children, scarlet fever. Sympathy under such circumstances is worthless, and so it is idle to offer it. Times alone can bring consolation to the hearts of parents under such affliction as this.

Thursday, April 21, 1881
Page 4

We were yesterday morning guilty of an almost unpardonable blunder in stating that Mr. Alexander had lost both of his children. We are, however, gratified to say that it was a mistake, though it needs not to enter into an explanation of the several circumstances that led us into the error. The oldest child was sent to its grandmother, near Greenwood, to be out of danger, when it was ascertained that the baby had scarlet fever. We extremely regret to have committed the blunder, yet, on the other hand, we are pleased to know that it was one.

*Lister did pass away a little over a month later. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Taliaferro Alexander (1846 - 1924)
  Laura Lister Alexander (____ - 1930)
 
 Siblings:
  Albert Lister Alexander (1878 - 1881)*
  Lucille May Alexander (1879 - 1881)
  Estelle Alexander (1882 - 1882)*
  Percy T Alexander (1883 - 1912)*
  Taliaferro Alexander (1886 - 1892)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oakland Cemetery
Shreveport
Caddo Parish
Louisiana, USA
Plot: Lot 13; Block 14
 
Created by: Scout Finch
Record added: Mar 25, 2010
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Lucille May Alexander
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Lucille May Alexander
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Lucille May Alexander
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- Scout Finch
 Added: Nov. 13, 2010
 
 
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