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Alexander John Macht, Sr
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Birth: Nov. 1, 1899, Russia
Death: Nov. 30, 1973
Cook County
Illinois, USA

Born in Koehler, Saratov, Volga, Russia


5/1/1916 Confirmation; Alexander Macht, age 16, confirmed John at St. Joseph Church in Topeka, KS. Sponsor was John Macht.


9/12/1918 WWI Registration; Alexander John Macht, 18, born 11/1/1899 in Russia. Alien. Apprentice Boiler Maker for A.T. & S. Fe Railroad Shops in Topeka, KS. Medium height, slender build, gray eyes and light brown hair.

Resides at 110 N. Chandler St, Topeka, KS. Katherine Macht, mother, same address.


4/12/1930 Census; Alex Macht, 30, married at 24, Welder at Boiler Factory, born in Russia, Imm. 1912, Alien.

Resides at 2743 Ward St, Chicago, 45th Ward, Cook County, IL, rents house. Lives next to Philip Koehler.

Lena M. Macht, 26, married at 20, born in Russia, Imm. 1912, Alien. Children are:

Eleanore, 6, born IL. Marie, 4y 7m, born IL. Genevieve, 3y 4m, born IL. Clara E, 7m, b. IL.


Alex J. Macht, Sr., beloved husband of Lena, nee Jacobs; loving father of Eleanore (Edward) Madden, Genevieve (Earl) Abraham, Alex J. Jr. (Mary Jean), Kathleen (Kenneth) Howe and the late Marie Krajci and Clare Elaine Macht; grandfather of 15 and the late Edward Madden; great-grandfather of one.

Funeral Monday, Dec. 3, at 9:30 a.m. from Colonial Funeral Home, 6250 N. Milwaukee to St. Cornelius Church. Interment St. Joseph. Visitation after 7 p.m. Saturday. SP 4-0366.

Chicago Tribune, 12/1/1973


Alex Macht, buried 12/3/1973.
Lena Macht, buried 5/7/1981.
St. Joseph Cemetery, River Grove, IL.
Grave in Lot 1113, Section II, Nos. 2 & 3.
Family links: 
  Adam Macht (1879 - 1962)
  Catherine Macht (1879 - 1971)
  Lena Mary Jacobs Macht (1904 - 1981)*
  Eleanore R. Macht Madden (1924 - 2007)*
  Marie Macht Krajci (1925 - 1959)*
  Genevieve V Macht Abraham (1927 - 2005)*
  Clara Elaine Macht (1929 - 1931)*
  Alexander John Macht (1931 - 2013)*
*Calculated relationship
Saint Joseph Cemetery
River Grove
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Section: II, Lot: 1113 N1/2 of 1115
Created by: David Haspert
Record added: Dec 17, 2013
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Alexander John Macht, Sr
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Alexander John Macht, Sr
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Alexander John Macht, Sr
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Volga German from Koehler Russia
- David Haspert
 Added: Mar. 17, 2014

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