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Alice May Burnham Adams
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Birth: Mar., 1860
Minnesota, USA
Death: Jun. 6, 1925
California, USA


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"This monument was erected by
W.E. ADAMS
In loving memory of his beloved wife
and children who now rest in the family
mausoleum, in Mountain View Cemetery
Pasadena, California
Alice May Adams 1860-1925
Lucile Adams Straton 1884-1912
Helen Adams Benton 1892-1925
and his Baby Grand Daughter
Helen May Benton ~ 1925"


Upon further research, I've found that Mountain View Cemetery is in ALTADENA, CA. Alice's final resting place.


"Adams married Alice May Burnham on December 22, 1880. They had two daughters. Lucile was born in 1884, and Helen was born in 1892. Both daughters married and moved away, W E and Alice divided their time between Deadwood and Pasadena, California. Lucile died from typhoid fever in Michigan in 1912.

In June of 1925 W E Adams' life took a tragic turn. Alice, who was in California for the birth of their first grandchild, succumbed to cancer on June 6. Daughter Helen, distraught over her mother's death, went into early labor and died the following day. The baby, named Helen, lived only a few hours."

http://www.deadwoodcenturyawards.com/wall/adams.shtml


Alice appears on the 1860 and 1880 Censuses with her parents, John and Permelia:
1860> Minnesota> Scott> Shakopee
John Burnham, 39y b.PA, occ: Farmer
Permelia, 37y b.Canada East
Josephine, 12y b.IA
Albert, 10y b.IA
Francis M (m), 8y b.MN
Emiline, 6y b.MN
Ella, 4y b.MN
Sarah A, 2y b.MN
*ALICE M, 4mos b.MN

1880> Dakota Territory> Lawrence> 121-DIST
John Burnham, 59y b.PA, occ: Carpenter
w> Pamela, 57y b.Canada
s> Albert, 31y b.IA, occ: Carpenter
d> *ALICE, 19y b.MN, occ: Dress maker
d> Cora H, 15y b.OH


Alice appears on the 1900, 1910, and 1920 Censuses with her husband, William Emery in Deadwood, Lawrence County, South Dakota. The 1900 and 1910 Censuses are listed with their daughters Lucile and Helen; the 1920 Census is listed here:
1920> South Dakota> Lawrence
W E Adams, 65y b.MI, occ: Merchant/Wholesale
w> *ALICE M, 59y b.MN
 
 
Note: MEMORIAL ONLY
 
Burial:
Mount Moriah Cemetery
Deadwood
Lawrence County
South Dakota, USA
 
Created by: SMG
Record added: Apr 30, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 26510221
Alice May <i>Burnham</i> Adams
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Alice May <i>Burnham</i> Adams
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Alice May <i>Burnham</i> Adams
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- SMG
 Added: May. 2, 2011
God Bless
- Bella Jordan
 Added: Jan. 30, 2011

-Anonymous
 Added: Jun. 22, 2009
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