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Alva Allen Crandall
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Birth: Oct. 4, 1867
Linn County
Iowa, USA
Death: Oct. 27, 1939
Rice County
Kansas, USA

Published 2 November 1939
Little River Monitor

Obituary

ALVA ALLEN CRANDALL

Alva Allen Crandall, son of Eleazer and Minerva Crandall, was born in Linn County, Iowa, October 4, 1867. He passed away at his home near Little River, Kansas, October 27, 1939, at the age of 72 years and 23 days.

In 1879, while still a boy, he came with his parents to Kansas. They homesteaded north of Little River. Mr. Crandall lived near or in Little River for over 60 years, thus being numbered among the pioneers. He could remember when the town of Little River started, and when the railroad was laid through the town. He farmed north of town and then was in the dairy business for twenty years, until his health failed.

He was united in marriage to Rhoda Jodon. To this union were born eleven children, five of whom preceded him in death; they were John Reed, Asa, Harold, Laurence, and Marion. He leaves to mourn his death his wife; six children, Fred, Heber, Paul, and Mrs. Clara Guthrie, of Little River, and Mrs. Vera Wahl and Mrs. Beulah Smith of Saxman; sixteen grand children; one sister, Mrs. Lucinda Bryant of Carroll, Ia.; and one brother, Albert Crandall of Nevada, Mo.

He was a kind husband and father and will be greatly missed in his home.

Funeral services were conducted at the Methodist church Sunday afternoon at 2:30, with Rev. C. I. Wallace officiating. Interment was in Bean cemetery.

Reprinted with permission, The Monitor-Journal, 248 Main Street, Little River, KS, 67457. Provided by Young Historical Library, 201 Main Street, P.O. Box 126, Little River, Kansas 67457.

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Possible discrepancy in birth year per Dwayne Crandall's notes, following: "Birth - Oct 1868 per The History of Linn County Iowa, p. 785 and 1900 federal census for Union, Rice County, Kansas." 
 
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 Parents:
  Eleazer Crandall (1824 - 1888)
  Minerva J Lacock Crandall (1826 - 1888)
 
 Spouse:
  Rhoda A Jodon Crandall (1871 - 1954)
 
 Children:
  John Reed Crandall*
  Lawrence Gillmore Crandall (1893 - 1922)*
  Heber K. Crandall (1899 - 1966)*
  Asa Crandall (1907 - 1913)*
  Marion Melvin Crandall (1910 - 1925)*
  Harold Robert Crandall (1916 - 1916)*
 
 Siblings:
  Harrison Crandall (1853 - 1900)*
  Elizabeth Lucinda Crandall Bryan (1860 - 1943)*
  Albert Peter Crandall (1865 - 1944)*
  Alva Allen Crandall (1867 - 1939)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Bean Cemetery
Little River
Rice County
Kansas, USA
 
Created by: Cathy Kessinger
Record added: Apr 25, 2008
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Alva Allen Crandall
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Birth - Oct 1868 per The History of Linn County Iowa, p. 785 and 1900 federal census for Union, Rice County, Kansas.
- Dwayne Crandall
 Added: Dec. 27, 2008
 
 
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