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Abbie Gerhart Posey Alexander
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Birth: Jan. 16, 1888
Steelton
Dauphin County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Apr. 17, 1970
Akron
Lancaster County
Pennsylvania, USA

Mrs. Alexander Succumbs At 82
Mrs. Abbie Posey Alexander, 82, a guest at the Maple Farm Nursing Home, Akron, for six years, died Friday at 2 a.m. at the home.
Widow of William E. Alexander Sr., president of the Lancaster County National Bank, who died in March, 1965.
Born in Steelton, a daughter of the late Henry G. and Annie Gerhart Posey.
Attended the New England Conservatory of Music.
Taught music in Beaver and Midland, Pa.
An accomplished contralto soloist, she sang with many church choirs and choral groups.
Active in local community affairs, and a member of St. Paul's United Church of Christ; the Iris Club; and the WCTU.
Surviving are two children, Grace, wife of Robert Drummond, Fort Wayne, Ind.; and William E. Alexander Jr., Lancaster; five grandchildren; a sister, Mrs. Grace Hoffsommer, New York City; a brother, Henry G. Posey, Auburn, Ala.; and several nieces and nephews.
(the preceding is extracted from an obituary at the Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society, unknown newspaper.) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Henry G Posey (1857 - 1920)
  Annie E Posey (1864 - 1950)
 
 Spouse:
  William Earl Alexander (1896 - 1965)
 
 Children:
  Grace Martha Alexander Drummond (1923 - 2007)*
  William Earl Alexander (1925 - ____)*
 
 Sibling:
  Charlie Gerhart Posey (____ - 1891)*
  Abbie Gerhart Posey Alexander (1888 - 1970)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Cemetery staff tells me there is a tomstone for William and Abbie.
 
Burial:
Conestoga Memorial Park
Lancaster
Lancaster County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: Garden of Four Gospels, Lot 265D
 
Created by: Kay Arnold
Record added: Jun 29, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 92773842
Abbie Gerhart <i>Posey</i> Alexander
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 Added: Aug. 24, 2013
 
 
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