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Alvina A. Eckes Knowlton
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Birth: Mar. 23, 1888
Wahpeton
Richland County
North Dakota, USA
Death: Jan. 5, 1965
Portland
Multnomah County
Oregon, USA

Alvina was the second of four children {one son & three daughters}born to William Frederick & Maria Katherina (Braun) Eckes.

On 14 February 1916, Alvina married Eugene Bruce Knowlton at the Cathedral Residency in Saint Paul, MN; he was age 45, she was 27. Born 25 June 1870 in Hillsboro, WI; Eugene was the second of three children born to Wiram A. & Eliza J. (Crawford) Knowlton.

By 1930, they were living in Oregon where they were were musicians with their own studio as well as working as music teachers. Alvina was a featured performer of the Portland Opera Company, formed by she and her husband, E. Bruce Knowlton around 1930.

Eugene & Alvina had no children. Alvina died 5 January 1965 in Portland, OR at age 76, having survived Eugene by 24 years.
 
 
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 Parents:
  William Frederick Eckes (1855 - 1895)
  Maria Katherina Braun Eckes (1862 - 1917)
 
 Spouse:
  Eugene Bruce Knowlton (1870 - 1941)*
 
 Siblings:
  William Francis Eckes (1886 - 1945)*
  Alvina A. Eckes Knowlton (1888 - 1965)
  Catherine Amalia E. Eckes O'Kelly (1890 - 1985)*
  Erna C. Eckes (1894 - 1902)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mount Calvary Cemetery
Portland
Multnomah County
Oregon, USA
Plot: "P" Section
 
Created by: Peter Joseph ("PJ") Brau...
Record added: Nov 20, 2012
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Alvina A. <i>Eckes</i> Knowlton
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Alvina A. <i>Eckes</i> Knowlton
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Alvina A. <i>Eckes</i> Knowlton
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In rememberance of my grandfather's cousin.
- Linda Coe
 Added: Apr. 4, 2013
 
 
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