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Leotta Alger
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Birth: Feb. 16, 1898
Virginia, USA
Death: Jul. 7, 1949
Randolph County
West Virginia, USA

Leotta was the son of John W. Alger and Gertrude (Shenk) Alger. He married Gertrude V. (Carlyle) Blackburn Alger (16 Aug 1893 - 28 Jan 1941) as her second husband.

Gertrude was born in Hampshire County, West Virginia, to Isaac Newton Carlyle (1946-1921) and Lydia "Margaret" Ann (Shanholtz/ Shanholtzer) Carlyle (1851-1927).

Gertrude had [1st] married Harry Cleveland Blackburn (29 Oct 1890 - 28 Dec 1966) on 25 June 1911 in Hampshire County,​ West Virginia.

Harry was born in Mineral County, West Virginia, to John T. Blackburn (1860-1896) and Bertie Frances (McDonald) Blackburn Messick (1868-1945).

In the 1920 U.S. Census, Gertrude and Harry were living with her parents in Hampshire County.

Gertrude and Harry divorced. He died in Clay County, Florida.

In the 1930 U.S. Census, Gertrude and Leotta were living in Cumberland, Allegany County, Maryland.

Leotta was a brakeman for the B&O Railroad at the time of his death. He died in D.M. Hospital of Congestive Heart Failure. His usual residence was in Hambleton, Randolph County, West Virginia.

Harry and Gertrude were also the parents of Godetta Iolene (Blackburn) Bowman (21 June 1910 - 9 July 1989). She died in Baker, Hardy County, West Virginia.
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  Gertrude Carlyle Alger (1893 - 1941)
  Demaris Elizabeth Alger (1929 - 1937)*
*Calculated relationship
McNeeley Cemetery
Tucker County
West Virginia, USA
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Record added: May 10, 2012
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Leotta Alger
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