Charles Freedaman Alton, Sr

Charles Freedaman Alton, Sr

Atkins, Pope County, Arkansas, USA
Death 29 Sep 1963 (aged 77)
Houston, Harris County, Texas, USA
Burial Houston, Harris County, Texas, USA
Plot Section 27, Lot 190, Space 2
Memorial ID 41315532 · View Source
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Son of Thomas J. Alton and Sarah Reed.

Enlisted in the US Army during World War I at Fort Sam Houston, Texas on June 3, 1918. Honorably discharged on December 18, 1918 with the rank of corporal.

Married Aleta Hightower about 1919. One son, killed in action during World War II.

Note the difference in the spelling of the middle name for father and son. The military records have it spelled "Freedeman" for the son, but the cemetery records have it spelled with an "a" after the "d" for the father.

There are two links for son Charles Alton, Jr listed below - one is for his memorial in the Philippines and one is for his memorial stone in Forest Park Cemetery.

Charles, Sr. was a housing builder, a world war I veteran, 77 years old, married, and a resident of West University Place, Harris County, Texas. Informant was Mrs. C. F. Alton; burial was October 1, 1963. Settegast-Kopf Co. was in charge of arrangements.
(Texas death certificate# 57278).

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  • Maintained by: Cyndi Wiseman
  • Originally Created by: Tony
  • Added: 29 Aug 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 41315532
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Charles Freedaman Alton, Sr (21 Aug 1886–29 Sep 1963), Find A Grave Memorial no. 41315532, citing Forest Park Cemetery, Houston, Harris County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Cyndi Wiseman (contributor 47066513) .