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Alice <I>Ilgenfritz</I> Jones

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Alice Ilgenfritz Jones

Birth
Shanesville, Tuscarawas County, Ohio, USA
Death
5 Mar 1906 (aged 60)
Havana, Municipio de La Habana Vieja, La Habana, Cuba
Burial
Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa, USA GPS-Latitude: 41.9760967, Longitude: -91.6479671
Plot
Block 36 - Lot 2.1 - Space SG 02
Memorial ID
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She died while on vacation.

Famous authoress.
- Co-wrote, with Ella Robinson Merchant, the science-fiction book, "Unveiling a Parallel", 1893.

By herself, she also wrote:
- "High-Water-Mark", 1879 (Pen-name of "Ferris Jerome".)
- "Beatrice of Bayou Teche", 1895
- "The Chevalier de St. Denis", 1900

The definitive research on her life has been by Carol A. Kolmerten, who gives an excellent short account in the Introduction to the Syracuse University Press edition of "Unveiling a Parallel", c 1991.

Source of all birth information: Page 274 - "The New Orleans of Fiction" by James A. Kaser - Published by Rowman & Littlefield - c 2014

Source of parents: 1880 Federal Census Photocopy
She died while on vacation.

Famous authoress.
- Co-wrote, with Ella Robinson Merchant, the science-fiction book, "Unveiling a Parallel", 1893.

By herself, she also wrote:
- "High-Water-Mark", 1879 (Pen-name of "Ferris Jerome".)
- "Beatrice of Bayou Teche", 1895
- "The Chevalier de St. Denis", 1900

The definitive research on her life has been by Carol A. Kolmerten, who gives an excellent short account in the Introduction to the Syracuse University Press edition of "Unveiling a Parallel", c 1991.

Source of all birth information: Page 274 - "The New Orleans of Fiction" by James A. Kaser - Published by Rowman & Littlefield - c 2014

Source of parents: 1880 Federal Census Photocopy


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  • Created by: NWO
  • Added: Mar 18, 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID:
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/49902528/alice-jones: accessed ), memorial page for Alice Ilgenfritz Jones (9 Jan 1846–5 Mar 1906), Find a Grave Memorial ID 49902528, citing Oak Hill Cemetery, Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa, USA; Maintained by NWO (contributor 46583762).