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Alexander Blum
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Birth: Mar. 5, 1869
Woodford County
Illinois, USA
Death: Mar. 16, 1922
Plankinton
Aurora County
South Dakota, USA

Alexander was the second son of Leo and Mary Victoria Blum. He initially worked as a farm-hand with his brother-in-law, Christoph A. Hagemann, on his 20 acre farm in Peoria, IL (Limestone Township). Later, Alex joined other family members on their farm in Plankinton SD. He died suddenly in SD at a young age of 53. His remains were sent home via train and buried at St. Mary of Lourdes. He is remembered as a hard-working and kind man. He never married. 
 
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 Parents:
  Leo Blum (1832 - 1900)
  Mary Victoria Nagel Blum (1837 - 1901)
 
 Siblings:
  Andrew Joseph Blum (1867 - 1924)*
  Alexander Blum (1869 - 1922)
  Pauline Marie Blum Hagemann (1871 - 1929)*
  Mary Veronica Blum Fandel (1873 - 1941)*
  August Leo Blum (1876 - 1955)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: The tall marker stands out quite nicely in the cemetery
 
Burial:
Saint Mary of Lourdes Cemetery
Woodford County
Illinois, USA
GPS (lat/lon): 40.79047, -89.46125
 
Created by: Larry Hagemann
Record added: Nov 13, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 100647491
Alexander Blum
Added by: Larry Hagemann
 
Alexander Blum
Added by: Larry Hagemann
 
Alexander Blum
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