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Alma Annette Freese Alexander
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Birth: Dec. 25, 1894
Butler County
Iowa, USA
Death: May 8, 1928
Waverly
Bremer County
Iowa, USA

Iowa, State Census, 1895
Name: Alma Freese
Age: 2
Race: White
Birthplace: Iowa
Residence: Douglas, Sac

1900 United States Federal Census
Home in 1900: Jefferson, Butler, Iowa
Father's Immigration Year: 1884
Relation to Head of House: Daughter
Father's Birthplace: Germany
Mother's Birthplace: Germany
Household Members:
Henry Freese 58 (widowed farmer)
William Freese 15
Freda Freese 10
Andrue Freese 7
Alma Freese 5

1910 United States Federal Census
Home in 1910: Jefferson, Butler, Iowa
Native Tongue: English
Attended School: Yes
Able to Read and Write: Yes
Household Members:
Henry Freese 52
Frieda Freese 20
Andrew Freese 17
Alma Freese 15

1920 United States Federal Census
Home in 1920: Jefferson Twp, Butler, Iowa
Relation to Head of House: Daughter
Marital Status: Single
Occupation: Housekeeper
Industry: Private Home
Household Members:
Henry Freese 61
Andrew Freese 26
Alma Freese 25

Iowa, Marriage Records, 1880-1937
Name: Alma Annette Freese
Gender: Female
Race: White
Age: 27
Birth Year: abt 1895
Birth Place: Allison, Iowa
Marriage Date: 23 Feb 1922
Marriage Place: Black Hawk, Iowa, USA
Father: Henry Freese
Mother: Almuth Denkenna
Spouse: William Kirkpatrick Alexander

Iowa, State Census Collection, 1836-1925
Name: Alma Alexander [Alma Freese] 
Residence Date: 1 Jan 1925
Residence Place: Shell Rock, Butler, Iowa
Relation to Head: Wife
Marital Status: Married
Spouse: Wm Alexander
Father: Henry Freese
Father Age: 67
Father Birth: abt 1858 in Germany
Mother: Almuth Denkena
Mother Age: Dead
Mother Birthplace: Germany
Parents' Marriage Place: Wisconsin
Household Members:
Wm Alexander 38
Alma Alexander 30
John F Alexander 2
Richard R Alexander 1

Iowa, Death Records, 1920-1940
Name: Alma Freese Alexander
Age: 33
Birth Year: abt 1895
Death Date: 8 May 1928
Death Place: Clarksville, Butler, Iowa
Father: Henry Freese
Mother: Almeda Denkena
Spouse: Wm Alexander
According to her death certificate, influenza began 12 days prior to delivering her fifth child. Puerperal thrombosis is listed as cause of death; defined as thrombosis of a vein without prior inflammation of the vein; associated with sluggish blood flow (as in prolonged bedrest or pregnancy or surgery) or with rapid coagulation of the blood.

* Note: This census is after her death, but I include it as it shows four of her five children's names:
1930 United States Federal Census
Family's Home in 1930: Butler, Butler, Iowa
Street address: South Township Line
Household Members:
Will K Alexander 48 (widowed)
John F Alexander 7
Richard R Alexander 6
Florence L Alexander 4
David E Alexander 3
Minnie Gordon 46 (housekeeper)
George W Gordon 9

* Note: This census is after her death, but I include it as it shows one of her five children's names (Baby Alma who must have been placed in the care of her aunt and uncle). Imagine Mr. Alexander caring for four young children, obtaining care for his new baby, and grieving his wife's death at the same time:
1930 United States Federal Census
Name: Alma J Alexander
Birth Year: 1928
Birthplace: Iowa
Relation to Head of House: Niece
Home in 1930: Washington, Bremer, Iowa
Street address: The Old Nichols Road
Household Members:
Frederick A Kramer 55
Freda H Kramer 40
Doris A Kramer 9
Alfred H Kramer 8
Carl F Kramer 6
Edward W Kramer 3
Alma J Alexander 1

* Note: This census is after her death, but I include it as it shows her five children's names:
1940 United States Federal Census
Family's Home in 1940: Pittsford, Butler, Iowa
Household Members:
William K Alexander 53
Minnie M Alexander 56 (Wm's second wife)
John F Alexander 17
Richard R Alexander 16
Florence L Alexander 14
David E Alexander 13
Alma Jean Alexander 11
Phyllis A Thatcher 9 (granddaughter)
Delores Sue Thatcher 7 (granddaughter)


Source: Ancestry.com Family Trees (accuracy not guaranteed)
Name: Alma Freese
Birth: 1894 - Iowa
Death: 1928 - Iowa
Father: Henry Freese
Mother: Almuth Denkena
Spouse: William K Alexander (1887-1973) 
Children:
John Francis (1922-1982)
Richard Roland (1924-2004)
Florence Lucile (1925-2004)
David Earl (1927-2006)
Alma Jean (1928-)
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Henry Freese (1842 - ____)
  Almuth Denkena Freese (1855 - 1898)
 
 Spouse:
  William Kirkpatrick Alexander (1887 - 1973)*
 
 Children:
  John Francis Alexander (1922 - 1982)*
  Richard Roland Alexander (1924 - 2004)*
  David Alexander (1926 - 2006)*
 
 Siblings:
  Baby Son Freese**
  Meint Wilhelm Freese (1885 - 1911)**
  Frieda Helkea Freese Kramer (1889 - 1960)**
  Alma Annette Freese Alexander (1894 - 1928)
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Inscription:
Mother
 
Note: Alma is to the left of Shirley Ann and David E Alexander's headstone.
 
Burial:
Lynwood Cemetery
Clarksville
Butler County
Iowa, USA
 
Created by: Hooked On Family
Record added: Jun 18, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 71579591
Alma Annette <i>Freese</i> Alexander
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Alma Annette <i>Freese</i> Alexander
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Alma Annette <i>Freese</i> Alexander
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So sorry that your little children grew up without their mother.
- Hooked On Family
 Added: Jul. 5, 2017
 
 
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