Alvaretta “Alva” Bussing

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Alvaretta “Alva” Bussing

  • Birth 1907
  • Death 6 Jul 1923 Lakeview, Pierce County, Washington, USA
  • Burial Tacoma, Pierce County, Washington, USA
  • Memorial ID 14564707

Father Name: Joseph Bussing
Mother Name: Francis Louise Dubois

*Alva's Mother died in Fort Steilacoom, Pierce, WA on Sep. 30, 1920. Possibly at Western State Hospital. She was the daughter of LeFever E. Dubois & Emma A. Soneobaugh.

*Alva's grandmother, Emma, died in 1893. Fourteen years before Alvaretta was born. Her grandfather, who lived on the same street as Alva & her family, died August 10, 1917 in Tacoma at age 66. Alva was 10. LeFever/LeFevre was the son of Ezekiel Dubois & Sarah Mariah Halstead.

(4005 North 24th Street)
Series: T624 Roll: 1665 Page: 32

BUSSING, JOSEPH (36) Married 6yrs -born in HOLLAND, Moterman ; Street Car
_______, Frances (23) wife -NY
_______, Alvaretta (2) daughter -WA
_______, Elida (1/12mos) daughter -WA

(Living on same street is Frances' Father)
(3920 North 24th Street)

DU BOIS, LAFEVER E (59) Widowed born in NY, Cattle Dealer

[on 1900 census LeFever's living on Washington Street with children Charles D, Augustus H, Francis Louise, Ethel M, and sister-in-law Crissie S Sinsabaugh]

1920 Pierce CO, TACOMA, WA CENSUS (Jan. 7th)
Series: T625 Roll: 1937 Page: 110

BUSSING, JOSEPH (43) -Divorced- born in NETHERLANDS
_______, Alva (12) daughter WA
_______, Alida (10) daughter WA
McFARLAND, Minnie (33) housekeeper -Widowed- MASS
_________, Gwendalyn (8) housekeepers daughter WA

1920 Pierce CO, FORT STEILACOOM, WA CENSUS (Jan. 10th)
Series: T625 Roll: 1937 Page: 290

BUSSING, LOUISE F (32) classmate -Married- born in NY

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  • Added: 10 Jun 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 14564707
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Alvaretta “Alva” Bussing (1907–6 Jul 1923), Find A Grave Memorial no. 14564707, citing Old Pioneer Cemetery, Tacoma, Pierce County, Washington, USA ; Maintained by Compotaroღ (contributor 46832206) .