Oct. 20, 1919 Kansas City Jackson County Missouri, USA
Alva was the son of James and Maggie (Olinger) Abercrombie. He married Lillie Bradley October 15, 1907 in Jackson County, Missouri. Alva worked as a motorman for the Kansas City Railway Company. He served in WWI. Alva shot and killed his wife and himself three months after the death of their daughter Elsia. They also had a son named Willard.