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 Elizabeth <I>Saxon</I> Alden

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Elizabeth Saxon Alden

  • Birth 23 Oct 1863 Preemption, Mercer County, Illinois, USA
  • Death 30 Aug 1937 Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa, USA
  • Burial Wyoming, Jones County, Iowa, USA
  • Plot Lot #25, Block 12
  • Memorial ID 59506582

Mrs. A.G. Alden Died at Cedar Rapids Tues.: Funeral to be on Friday

Mrs. A.G. Alden, 73, died at the St. Luke's hospital in Cedar Rapids at 8:30 Tuesday morning, August 31.
Private funeral services will be held Friday at 12:30 at the home southwest of Wyoming.
The body will be taken to the Presbyterian church in Wyoming at 1:30 where it will lie in state until the services at 2:00 o'clock. The casket will be closed just before the services.
An obituary will be published next week.
Mrs. Alden, nee Elizabeth Saxon, was born near Viola, Illinois. She came to Wyoming as a young girl. She attended Lenox college and taught in the Jones county rural schools until her marriage to A.G. Alden in 1885.
Mr. and Mrs. Alden moved to a farm in Madison township and they spent the 52 years of their married life on the same farm.
She is survived by her husband and four children: Mrs. Elva Brodersen of Olin; Herbert Alden of Rock Island, Ill.; Robert Alden of Wyoming and Miss Ruth Alden of Denver, Colo. Six grandchildren, two brothers, George P. Saxon of Ponca, Neb., and Charles Saxon of Wyoming, and one sister Mrs. R. Fishwild of Wyoming, also survive.
Mrs. Alden was valuable to her community. She lived that kind of a life that was an inspiration to those with whom she associated and the results of being will long live after she is gone.
She was a member of the Presbyterian church, Missionary and Industrial societies and the Hale Study club.


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  • Created by: Sharon Lindbloom
  • Added: 2 Oct 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 59506582
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Elizabeth Saxon Alden (23 Oct 1863–30 Aug 1937), Find A Grave Memorial no. 59506582, citing Wyoming Cemetery, Wyoming, Jones County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Sharon Lindbloom (contributor 47355918) .