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John Thomas “Tom” Alvey

  • Birth 7 Apr 1852 Marion County, Kentucky, USA
  • Death 18 Jun 1931 Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA
  • Burial New Haven, Nelson County, Kentucky, USA
  • Memorial ID 37481508

Father Charles Francis "Carey" Alvey
Mother Susan Ann "Nancy" Howard

Married Susan Ann Alvey on March 11, 1873 at Marion Co, KY. After Susan died, he married Mary Belle Lafollette.

Lebanon Enterprise Fri, Jun 26, 1931
The body of Thomas Alvey, 78 years old, of Athertonville, died at St. Joseph's Infirmary, Louisville, was taken to New Haven for burial. His wife, Mrs. Mary B. Alvey, and 2 sons survive.

The following were abstracted by Dolores & Danny Bohn of Louisville, KY from various Kentucky documents.

Kentucky Death Records Certificate # 15032; full name, Mr. Tom Alvey; date of death, June 18, 1931; place of death, St. Joseph Hospital, Louisville, Jefferson Co., Ky; residence, Athertonville, Ky; male; white; married; husband of Mary B. Alvey; date of birth, April 7, 1852; age 78 (79) yrs., 1 month, 11 days; birthplace, Marion Co., Ky; occupation of deceased: retired; name of father, Carrie (Carey) Alvey, birthplace, Marion (Note, per D. Bohn: When he was born, it was still Washington) Co., Ky; maiden name of mother and birthplace, Don't Know (Note, per D. Bohn: Her name is Susan Ann "Nancy" Howard, birthplace, Washington Co., Ky.); informant, Mrs. Tom Alvey, Athertonville, Ky. The Cause of death was as follows: Toxemia; duration, 21 days; contributory: arteriosclerotic heart disease, gangrene of lt. leg; duration, 2 mos. Did an operation precede death? Yes. Date of, June 13, 1931. Was there an autopsy? No. What test confirmed diagnosis? Clinical. Buried. June 19, 1931, in St. Catherine Cemetery, New Haven, Ky.

A notice was in The Herald News (Larue County), Thursday, 7-02-1931; Page 3.
ATHERTONVILLE LETTER
The death angel visited our town the past week and took home Mr. Tom Alvey, age 79 years.

An obituary was in The Herald News (Larue County) Thursday, 7-02-1931; Page 6.
Mr. Tom Alvey, who was reported quite sick at our last writing, grew worse and was taken to Louisville, where one of his feet was amputated. But he grew rapidly worse and on last Thursday answered the final summons. His remains were brought to New Haven Friday and interred in the Catholic cemetery. He leaves a son and daughter by a previous marriage; a wife and two sons to mourn his death. Mr. Alvey had lived here for years, and was highly esteemed by all who knew him. The writer extends sympathy to the sorrowing loved ones.



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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Bob & Ann (DiMeglio) Alvey
  • Added: 25 May 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 37481508
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Thomas “Tom” Alvey (7 Apr 1852–18 Jun 1931), Find A Grave Memorial no. 37481508, citing Saint Catherine Cemetery, New Haven, Nelson County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .