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Mary Elizabeth Morf Alden
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Birth: Jul., 1866
Sioux City
Woodbury County
Iowa, USA
Death: Jul. 9, 1936
Sierra Madre
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Mary was born to John Henry and Bridget Morf, she was the oldest of their 10 or 12 children to survive to adulthood. Her younger siblings included John, William, Rudolph, Charles, Milton and Leo.

She married Walter Alden on November 13, 1888 at the Catholic Church of Seattle. Together they had 11 children: Joseph, Kathryne, Helen Mary, Gertrude Agnes, Milton and Walter (first set of twins), Gerard and then Patricia and Alyce (second set of twins).

Mary grew up in Plymouth Township, Iowa and then later moved to Seattle where she lived in the 1890's. In 1889 when she was newly married she was a school teacher in Washington Territory. She herself attended school until at least age 13. She lived in the Seattle area into the mid 1890's.

By 1900 the family was settled in Montana with the oldest three kids in boarding school and the youngest three at home. Around 1904 the family returned to Washington and were living in Spokane, Mary lived there until at least 1930. She then moved to Sierra Madre, California where she probably lived with her son Walter or daughter Alice, possibly both, until her death. 
 
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 Parents:
  John Henry Morf (1832 - 1896)
  Bridget Gaughran Morf (____ - 1917)
 
 Spouse:
  Walter Joseph Alden (1855 - 1917)
 
 Children:
  Joseph Erwin Alden (1890 - 1949)*
  Kathryne B Alden (1891 - 1970)*
  Mary Helen Alden (1893 - 1957)*
  Agnes Gertrude Alden (1895 - 1972)*
  Gerard E Alden (1901 - 1963)*
  Patricia Mary Alden (1904 - 1904)*
  Alyce M Alden (1904 - 1946)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Elizabeth Morf Alden (1866 - 1936)
  John Henry Morf (1870 - 1957)*
  Willie R Morf (1873 - 1874)*
  Rudolf Conrad Morf (1878 - 1879)*
  Milton Herman Morf (1880 - 1942)*
  Leopold Gottfield Morf (1881 - 1956)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
It is possible that there is no stone, would need to contact cemetery to confirm/deny this. Member #46912576 has reported that the cemetery office confirmed that the burial site is unmarked.
 
Note: Buried July 14, 1936
 
Burial:
Holy Cross Cemetery
Spokane
Spokane County
Washington, USA
Plot: B-1379-/1
 
Created by: Megan
Record added: Aug 20, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 75186809
 

 
 
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