Elizabeth <I>Fore</I> Alexander

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Elizabeth Fore Alexander

  • Birth 17 Sep 1821 Bedford County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Death 26 Dec 1906 Colorado, USA
  • Burial Fairfield, Jefferson County, Iowa, USA
  • Plot Old.P.326
  • Memorial ID 55492413

"Fairfield Journal", Dec. 27, 1906, Pg. 2, Col. 3

MRS. ALEXANDER DEAD. Mrs. Elizabeth ALEXANDER, widow of Capt. W. K. ALEXANDER, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. M. S. CRAWFORD, in Denver, Colo., Wednesday. The remains will reach here Friday on No. 6 on the Burlington and the funeral will be held from the Methodist Church Saturday, December 29, 1906, at 2:30 p.m.. Mrs. ALEXANDER was an old resident of Fairfield and with her husband lived for many years on West Broadway. After the death of Capt. ALEXANDER, she went to Denver, where she made her home with her daughter, Mrs. CRAWFORD. She leaves one son, H. J. ALEXANDER, who is a banker in Denver.

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"Fairfield Daily Journal", Sat., Dec. 29, 1906, Pg. 3

Hugh ALEXANDER of Denver, Colo., arrived yesterday to attend the funeral of his mother, Mrs. ALEXANDER, which occurred this afternoon at two o'clock from the Methodist Church.

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"Fairfield Ledger", date not cited

The body of Mrs. Elizabeth ALEXANDER was brought to this city for interment last week by her children, Mrs. M. S. CRAWFORD and H. J. ALEXANDER..... The body was laid beside those of husband and children.... Mrs. ALEXANDER died at the home of her daughter in Denver, Colo., the 26th ult., after a period of illness extending over several months. Her maiden name was Elizabeth FORE, and she was born in Bedford County, Penna., Sept. 16, 1821 (sic. 17th on headstone inscription). She was married in the same county in 1841 to William Knox ALEXANDER. Four years later the family came to this city and it was its home without interruption until death of the husband Oct. 19, 1901.

Six children were born to Mr. and Mrs. ALEXANDER, only two of them now living, both in Denver. The family was closely connected with the history of Fairfield for many years... There are many old friends here who will mourn the death of this good woman, and it is said of her that she never forgot her old home and its people and that her thoughts were with them and of them almost to the hour of her death.


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  • Created by: Richard K Thompson
  • Added: 26 Jul 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 55492413
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Elizabeth Fore Alexander (17 Sep 1821–26 Dec 1906), Find A Grave Memorial no. 55492413, citing Evergreen Cemetery, Fairfield, Jefferson County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Richard K Thompson (contributor 46900770) .