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Alton Gherson "AG" Alden
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Birth: Feb. 19, 1858
Wyoming
Jones County
Iowa, USA
Death: Jun. 10, 1944
Denver
Denver County
Colorado, USA

HELD TUESDAY AT WYOMING
Funeral service for Alton G. Alden, who died early Saturday morning in the home of his daughter, Ruth, in Denver, Colo., was held Tuesday at 1:30 from the Presbyterian church, with the Rev. Robert Allen in charge. Mr. Alden was born in this community in February of 1858, son of William H. Alden, Wyoming's first school teacher, and Emily Williams Alden. He attended the local schools. In August, 1885, he was married to Elizabeth Saxon and the home was established on the Alden farm, three miles southwest of here, now tenanted by the son, Robert. Mr. and Mrs. Alden spent all their married life on this same farm.
Survivors Named
He was an active member of the Presbyterian church. Since the death of Mrs. Alden, he has made his home on the farm with his son, Robert, and the last several winters with his daughter, Ruth, in Denver.
He is survived by four children, Mrs. Elva Broderson, Wyoming, Herbert Alden, Milan, Ill., Ruth Alden, an instructor in the Denver, Colo., schools and Robert Alden, Wyoming; one sister, Miss Harriet Alden, Wyoming. There are six grandchildren and three great grandchildren.

 
 
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 Parents:
  William Henry Alden (1820 - 1889)
  Emily Jerusha Williams Alden (1827 - 1906)
 
 Spouse:
  Elizabeth Saxon Alden (1863 - 1937)
 
 Children:
  Elva Theressa Alden Brodersen (1887 - 1977)*
  William Herbert Alden (1888 - 1956)*
  Ruth Viola Alden (1891 - 1972)*
  Mary Jane Alden (1892 - 1896)*
  Robert George Alden (1894 - 1977)*
  Alton Gordon Alden (1896 - 1911)*
  Alton Gordon Alden (1896 - 1911)*
 
 Siblings:
  Alton Gherson Alden (1858 - 1944)
  Morrill Alden (1860 - 1863)*
  William H. Alden (1862 - 1863)*
  Harriet Alden (1864 - 1951)*
  Mary Alden (1866 - 1932)*
  Emma Alden (1869 - 1944)*
  Edith Alden (1872 - 1929)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Wyoming Cemetery
Wyoming
Jones County
Iowa, USA
Plot: Lot #25, Block #12
 
Created by: Sharon Lindbloom
Record added: Oct 02, 2010
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Alton Gherson AG Alden
Added by: Sharon Lindbloom
 
Alton Gherson AG Alden
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Alton Gherson AG Alden
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