|Death: ||Nov. 10, 1942|
d/o Dr. Wesley & Rebecca Ann (Jones) Allen
w/o Lawrence V. Buskirk
m/o Lawrence V. Buskirk, Jr., Allen Buskirk, & Martha Buskirk
Burial Records state: VAN BUSKIRK, ALICE A / Date of Death - 11/10/1942 / Last Residence - Bloomington / Place of Birth - (Blank) / Age - 75 / Gender - F / Cemetery - Rose Hill / Section and Lot - M, 20
Obits can be obtained through http://www.monroe.lib.in.us/cgi-bin/obitsearch, with the following information - Name: Buskirk, Alice (Allen) / Age: 75 / Newspaper: Not Provided / Newspaper Dates: 1942-11-10, 11-11, & 11-12
Misc Newspaper Clippings:
a.) Bloomington (Monroe County, Indiana) Republican Process, October 6, 1896, P.1
Mrs. L.V. Buskirk is entertaining Misses Kate and Mary Chipman of Anderson.
b.) Bloomington (Monroe County, Indiana) World, December 2, 1897, p. 1.
Miss Orpha Allen of West Newton and Rev. John Phillips of Louisville will be united in marriage at the residence of Hon. and Mrs. L. V. Buskirk of this city next Wednesday afternoon at two o'clock. Miss Allen is the accomplished daughter of Dr. Allen of Newton and is a sister of Mrs. Buskirk. She has frequently visited Bloomington and has a large circle of friends here. Rev. Phillips is a prominent Methodist minister and met Miss Allen when attending the District Conference here about two years ago. The wedding will be a quiet one, and the happy couple will depart on the afternoon train for their future home at Louisville.
c.) Bloomington (Monroe County, Indiana) Telephone, April 26, 1905, page 2.
(NOTE: Although this newspaper was dated April 26, it came after the April 27 edition on microfilm. Perhaps it is dated wrong, or it may have just been out of sequence.)
Dr. Allen, visiting his daughter, Mrs. L. V. Buskirk, has returned to West Newton.
d.) Bloomington (Monroe County, Indiana) Telephone, August 12, 1910, p.1
Mrs. L.V. Buskirk and children are the guests of her father at West Newton and expect remain about two weeks.
e.) Bloomington (Monroe County, Indiana) Evening Weekly, January 8, 1917, p.8
Miss Martha Buskirk has returned to Tutor Hall at Indianapolis after spending the holidays here with her mother, Mrs. L.V. Buskirk.
f.) Bloomington (Monroe County, Indiana) Evening World, June 6, 1917, p. 1
Mrs. L.V. Buskirk and son Allen, Mrs. P.K. Buskirk and N.U. Hill are in Indianapolis for the graduation of Miss Martha Buskirk, this evening at the Tudor Hall school.
g.) Bloomington (Monroe County, Indiana) Daily Telephone, April 10, 1926, p.1
(Note: Article edited for genealogical content as noted by the ellipse.)
Mrs. L.V. Buskirk Cadillac
Wrecked By Negro Driver
Wild Run Comes to Stop When Phone Pole is Hit
-Car is Demolished Broke Bottle And
Puddle of Booze Tell Story
The big Cadillac sedan belonging to Mrs. L.V. Buskirk was almost totally wrecked yesterday afternoon when it finished a wild run down from Indianapolis by being stopped by a telephone pole. The machine was being driven at a terrific pace when it struck the pole and the wreckage was almost complete. In the car were Otto Perring and Otto Wilson, two young colored men, and a whiskey bottle, and while the bottle was broken Perring and Wilson were pulled out of the wreckage with only minor injuries.
Probably the worst feature of the accident is that Mrs. Buskirk is likely barred from receiving any accident insurance on the wreck because the driver was intoxicated. Perring was driving and if the insurance company can prove he was intoxicated, it does not have to pay any loss, as there is a clause in all policies to this effect. It will be little trouble for the insurance company to prove intoxication in this case as a dozen farmers observed the boys in their wild ride toward Bloomington.
Perring, driver for Mrs. Buskirk, drove Attorney Allen Buskirk back to Indianapolis Tuesday and the Cadillac was placed in the shop there for repairs. Perring and Wilson were returning it yesterday. Their downfall was evidently bad bootleg booze...
Wesley Allen (1836 - 1916)
Rebecca Ann Jones Allen (1842 - 1878)
Lawrence Van Buskirk (1867 - 1910)
Allen Buskirk (1893 - 1946)*
Lawrence Van Buskirk (1897 - 1910)*
Infant Girl Allen (1864 - 1864)*
Alice Allen Buskirk (1867 - 1942)
Wesley Allen (1887 - 1961)**
Note: Birth year calculated using death date and age
Rose Hill Cemetery
Plot: Sec M, Lot 20
Created by: genealogyfever
Record added: Jun 29, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 54269599