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 Blanche <I>Lee</I> Alder

Blanche Lee Alder

Jamestown, Guilford County, North Carolina, USA
Death 18 Sep 1955 (aged 68)
Chester County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Kennett Square, Chester County, Pennsylvania, USA
Plot Section EE
Memorial ID 153303720 · View Source
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The Daily Local News, West Chester, Chester County, Pa.
September 19, 1955

Mrs. Ernest Alder, Sr.

Mrs. Blanche Lee Alder, wife of Ernest Alder Sr., of Cochranville RD 2, died at her later residence yesterday at 2 p.m.

She was born in Jamestown, N.C., on June 14, 1887, and during her young womanhood she came to Pennsylvania with her parents, the late Willie and Frances Lee. In 1907 she married Ernest Alder and they become the parents of 15 children, ten of whom survive. For the past 38 years she had resided at Cochranville RD 2.

The deceased was a member of the Enon Baptist Church of West Grove and for many years served her community faithfully in various capacities.

Surviving besides her husband are: six sons, Marvin and William, at home, Clarence of Romansville, Ernest Jr., and Fred, both of Ercildoun and Jesse W., of Cochranville; four daughters, Mrs. Mary Stevens of Hayti, Coatesville RD 2, Mrs. Ruth Boyden and Mrs. Bessie Roane, both of West Grove; Mrs. Blanche Daniels of Kennett Square; on sister, Mrs. Della Wilson of Bryn Mawr; six brothers, Artist Lee of Aurora, Ill., Fred Lee of Romansville, Guy Lee of Indianapolis, Ind., Lewis Lee of West Grove, William W. Lee, also of West Grove, and Adnell Lee of Avondale, also many other relatives and friends.

- At Cochranville, Pa., R.D. No. 2, on September 18, 1955, Mrs. Blanche Lee Alder, wife of Ernest Alder, Sr., aged 68 years.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend the funeral services from the Enon Baptist Church, West Grove, Pa., on Wednesday, September 21, 1955, at 2 p.m. (D.S.T.)

Interment in Union Hill Cemetery, Kennett Square, Pa. Friends may call at the Church on Tuesday evening from 7 until 9 o'clock.

Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1963

Name: Blanche Alder
[Blanche Lee]
Gender: Female
Race: Black
Age: 68
Birth Date: 14 Jun 1887
Birth Place: Jamestown, North Carolina
Death Date: 18 Sep 1955
Death Place: Rural Londonderry, Chester, Pennsylvania, USA
Father Name: William Lee
Certificate Number: 77706

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  • Find A Grave Memorial 153303720
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Blanche Lee Alder (14 Jun 1887–18 Sep 1955), Find A Grave Memorial no. 153303720, citing Union Hill Cemetery, Kennett Square, Chester County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Theresa Ely (contributor 48182797) .