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 Alice Marion Earle

Alice Marion Earle

Birth
Huntsville, Madison County, Alabama, USA
Death 8 Nov 1931 (aged 75)
Columbia, Richland County, South Carolina, USA
Burial Columbia, Richland County, South Carolina, USA
Plot Square 44, Lot 43, Grave 1
Memorial ID 100047452 · View Source
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Per her death certificate found on Ancestry.com: she was a daughter of Thompson Earle born in Greenville, S.C. and Caroline Leaphart, born in Lexington, S.C. She was single. She died at 1703 Laurel St. of lobar pneumonia. The informant was Mrs. A. B. Knowlton of Columbia, S.C.

Found in The State 10 November 1931: Funeral services for Miss Alice Marion Earle, who died Sunday evening at her home, 1703 Laurel street, will be held from the residence at 11 o'clock this morning with the Rev. H. A. McCullough, D. D., pastor of St. Paul's Lutheran church, in charge. Interment will be in Elmwood cemetery. Miss Earle was a member of the National Society of the Colonial Dames of America, first in the Virginia society and recently transferred to the South Carolina society. She was also a member of the American Red Cross and the Wade Hampton chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy. She served as corresponding secretary of the South Carolina division of the U. D. C., vice president in 1914 and in 1915 was president of the state division. In 1921 she was appointed by Governor Cooper as a member of the commission in charge of the Confederate home for six years and in 1927 was appointed by Governor Richards for a term of nine years. She was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran church and took a leading interest in all activities of the organization. Miss Earle is survived by three sisters, Mrs. Robert Earle, Mrs. A. B. Knowlton and Mrs. J. Hagood Sams, all of this city. Her nieces and nephews are: Mrs. James F. Dorrance of California, J. H. Sams, Jr., Sumter Sams of Columbia, Mrs. William McG. Morrison of Charleston, Mrs. R. L. Bryan, Miss Claudia Knowlton of this city, Solace, Baylis, Sumter L., Misses Caroline and Mary Earle and Mrs. Edwin R. Stitt, Jr., of Washington, D. C.


Gravesite Details Transcribed from the book Interment Records of Elmwood Cemetery, Columbia, SC (three volumes)

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  • Created by: rdsxfan
  • Added: 2 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100047452
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Alice Marion Earle (16 Oct 1856–8 Nov 1931), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100047452, citing Elmwood Memorial Gardens, Columbia, Richland County, South Carolina, USA ; Maintained by rdsxfan (contributor 47525613) .