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Frank Duhme Alms

Birth
Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, USA
Death 9 Aug 1915 (aged 63)
Gardena, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Burial Details Unknown, Specifically: Re-interred from Rosedale Cemetery in California to cemetery in Kansas City
Memorial ID 225633912 View Source

DEATHS IN KANSAS CITY
ALMS—Frank D Alms, 63 years old, died at Gardena, Cal., at 10:30 o'clock Monday morning. His wife; a daughter, Mrs. E. C. Shirey, Gardena, Cal.; and a brother and a sister, George A. Alms and Miss Amelia Alms, 4315 Campbell Street, survive. Mr. Alms came to Kansas City in 1860 from Cincinnati, O., where he was born. He went to California four years ago. He had been ill for a year.

The Kansas City Times, Kansas City, Missouri
11 August 1915, Wednesday, Page 7

Notes:
Frank actually died in South Gardena, which may be a neighborhood of Los Angeles.

On his death certificate, his father was noted as Henry Alms, and his mother's maiden name was Duhme. Both were native of Germany. However, his father is buried under the name of Herman Alms, with a link to Margaret Duhme Alms. It is likely that Herman's middle name was Henry. The death certificate of Frank's sister, Louise Alms Gardner, in 1914, gave the names of her parents as Henry Alms and Margaret Duhme.

His death certificate was informed by his daughter, Ethel Alms Shirey.

His remains were initially placed in a vault in Angelus-Rosedale Cemetery in Los Angeles, on August 11, 1915. On March 13, 1916, a permit to remove his remains and send them to Kansas City, Missouri, was issued, however, the name of the cemetery was not noted.


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  • Created by: Margaret Pickett
  • Added: 13 Apr 2021
  • Find a Grave Memorial 225633912
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/225633912/frank-duhme-alms : accessed ), memorial page for Frank Duhme Alms (1 May 1852–9 Aug 1915), Find a Grave Memorial ID 225633912, ; Maintained by Margaret Pickett (contributor 47875384) Burial Details Unknown, who reports a Re-interred from Rosedale Cemetery in California to cemetery in Kansas City.