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 Theodore Alvord

Theodore Alvord

Birth
Versailles, Brown County, Illinois, USA
Death 10 Jan 1933 (aged 85)
Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas, USA
Burial Pierce City, Lawrence County, Missouri, USA
Memorial ID 12462500 · View Source
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Theodore Alvord, 85, a former Emporian prominent in Kansas G.A.R. circles, died Tuesday afternoon at his apartment in the Kansan hotel at Topeka. Funeral services were to be this afternoon at the Wall-Diffenderfer mortuary in Topeka; internment will be in Pierce City, Mo.

Mr. Alvord served in the 68th Illinois Infantry during the Civil war. He lived in Emporia many years ago and was an authority on early Emporia and Lyon county history. Before moving to Topeka four years ago, he was practicing attorney at Pierce City.

He was department patriotic instructor of the Kansas G.A.R., was a member of the council of administration of the Kansas G.A.R. and was senior vice-commander of Lincoln Post No. 1 at Topeka.

He is survived by five nieces, Miss Mildred Willis, Topeka, Mrs. Howard Baldwin and Mrs. Wesley T. Davis, of Abilene; Mrs. George Stewart, Oberlin; and Mrs. Dwight Mullin, Great Bend; a nephew, Everett Alvord, Great Bend; a sister, Mrs. E. W. Clark, Centralia; a brother, Charles Alvord, Abilene, and an adopted daughter, Mrs. W. H. Gardner, Lakewood, Ohio.


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Co I. 11 Illinois Inf.

Gravesite Details Birth date from book "A Genealogy of the Descendants of Alexander Alvord"

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  • Created by: Big John
  • Added: 22 Nov 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 12462500
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Theodore Alvord (19 Aug 1847–10 Jan 1933), Find A Grave Memorial no. 12462500, citing Pierce City Cemetery, Pierce City, Lawrence County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Big John (contributor 46634520) .