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Alice Elizabeth "Allie" Hansen Brackenbury
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Birth: Jan., 1874
Waterloo
Black Hawk County
Iowa, USA
Death: 1926
Lamoni
Decatur County
Iowa, USA

MOTHER: Elisabeth Bassett
b. 1850, Wales
d. 1883, Iowa

FATHER: Frederick Arthur Hansen
b. 1844, Denmark
d. 1932, Iowa

HUSBAND: Charles Alvin Brackenbury
b. 1874
d. 1922

MARRIED: 19 Aug 1896, Age: 23
Council Bluffs, Iowa
Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, by Elder T.W. Williams.

CHILDREN:
1. Wallace Alystis Brackenbury, 1897 1963
(Married Rose Marie Jensen)

2. Helen Elizabeth Brackenbury, 1899 1990 (Married Cornelius Mounterville Clifford)

3. Aliene Erma Brackenbury, 1901 1927
(Married Norman Walter "Walt" Walden)

4. Charles Shirley Brackenbury, 1903 1964
(Married Hazel Edith Mangurn)

5. Eleanor Brackenbury, 1905 1905
(Infant death)

6. Dorthy Louise Brackenbury, 1908 1908
(Infant Death)

7. Frederick L Brackenbury, 1912 1975
(Married Edwina Frances Sullivan)

Allie's father, Frederick Hansen, came from Denmark and her mother came from Wales. She was first born as a first generation American in a multicultural family. Her siblings were Arthur (1876) and Grace (1879). Her mother, Elizabeth Bassett Hansen, died when she was nine years old. Her half-siblings (step-mother Mary Jane Wilson) were Edgar Andrew (1885), Celia Bertha (1886), and Bettie Caroline (1889).

In 1896, at age 22, Allie married Charles Alvin Brackenbury in Council Bluffs, Iowa. They chose to raise their family in Lamoni, Iowa, where Charles had a photography studio. The couple had two daughters either still-born or who died within the first year (Eleanor and Dorothy).

Although only 52 when she died, she lived to bury her husband four years earlier. Her daughter, Aliene, died shortly after her. Allie is buried next to her husband and daughters Dorothy, Eleanor, and Aliene Brackenbury Walden.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Frederick Hansen (1844 - 1932)
  Elisabeth Bassett Hansen (1850 - 1883)
 
 Spouse:
  Charles Alvin Brackenbury (1874 - 1922)
 
 Children:
  Wallace Alystis Brackenbury (1897 - 1963)*
  Helen Elizabeth Brackenbury Clifford (1899 - 1990)*
  Aliene Erma Brackenbury Walden (1901 - 1927)*
  Dorothy Louise Brackenbury (1908 - 1908)*
  Frederick Lowell Brackenbury (1912 - 1975)*
 
 Siblings:
  Alice Elizabeth Hansen Brackenbury (1874 - 1926)
  Arthur Frederick Hansen (1876 - 1952)*
  Celia Bertha Hansen Evans (1886 - 1964)**
  Bettie Caroline Hansen Lytle (1889 - 1990)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Rose Hill Cemetery
Lamoni
Decatur County
Iowa, USA
Plot: 489 - 2
 
Created by: Observer4wing
Record added: Apr 02, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 67792839
Alice Elizabeth Allie <i>Hansen</i> Brackenbury
Added by: Observer4wing
 
Alice Elizabeth Allie <i>Hansen</i> Brackenbury
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Alice Elizabeth Allie <i>Hansen</i> Brackenbury
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"Here I raise mine Ebenezer; hither by thy help I'm come..." You are remembered with gratitude, Grandmother.
-Anonymous
 Added: Oct. 3, 2011
 
 
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