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Rhoda Ann Decker Alexander
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Birth: Nov. 23, 1847
Crawford County
Illinois, USA
Death: Dec. 25, 1932
Robinson
Crawford County
Illinois, USA

Rhoda Decker Alexander was the daughter of John E. Decker (1814-1866) and his wife Mary Elizabeth Linton (1825-1911). She was born on the farm north of Palestine, Illinois on Lamotte Prairie in Crawford County. On 3 Sep 1867 on Lamotte Prairie she married Guy Smith Alexander, a Lieutenant Colonel Civil War Veteran. To them were born four children: John Caldwell, William Decker, Frank Linton, and Carrie Belle. Rhoda was left a widow with four young children at the age of 29; she never remarried. Children Frank and Carrie never married and always lived near Rhoda. All of her children preceded her in death and she died of acute influenza. 
 
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 Parents:
  John E. Decker (1814 - 1866)
  Mary Elizabeth Linton Decker (1825 - 1911)
 
 Spouse:
  Guy Smith Alexander (1839 - 1876)*
 
 Children:
  John Caldwell Alexander (1868 - 1907)*
  William Decker Alexander (1870 - 1923)*
  Frank Linton Alexander (1871 - 1910)*
  Carrie Belle Alexander (1873 - 1921)*
 
 Siblings:
  Edward V. Decker (1837 - 1838)**
  Luke Decker (1839 - 1840)**
  Rhoda Ann Decker Alexander (1847 - 1932)
  Isaac Lawson Decker (1850 - 1939)*
  Sarah Belle Decker Apple (1854 - 1923)*
  Baby Boy Decker (1857 - 1857)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Oak Grove Cemetery
Palestine
Crawford County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Section 1 Row 6
 
Created by: Mary
Record added: Jul 21, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 73693771
Rhoda Ann <i>Decker</i> Alexander
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Rhoda Ann <i>Decker</i> Alexander
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