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 Margaret H <I>Fennell</I> Alcorn

Margaret H Fennell Alcorn

Birth
Illinois, USA
Death 22 Jul 1974 (aged 82)
Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Culver City, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Plot Section P, Holy Redeemer, Lot 197, Grave 4
Memorial ID 96585342 · View Source
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Margaret was a daughter of Edward and Margaret O'Neil Fennell who were both born in Borris, Ireland about 1853.

Margaret was married to Clyde S. Alcorn (my great-uncle) in St. Joseph, Berrien, Michigan on Aug. 4, 1914. They lived in various places in the U.S. (including IL and MO) before settling in Los Angeles, CA. They had no children and after Clyde's death in 1939, Margaret continued living in Los Angeles for 35 years until her death. She never remarried, so I assume Clyde was the love of her life and she never wanted to replace him with another.

Margaret's sister, Elizabeth S. Fennell died 2 years before she did and they are both buried at the same cemetery, Holy Cross in Culver City, CA. Since Margaret was widowed in 1939 and never remarried, I am assuming she and her sister lived together in Los Angeles until their deaths.

Even though her tombstone shows her birth date as 1892 and her middle initial as "H", her death certificate states she was born in 1893 and her middle initial was "M". It also states she had worked at Bullock's Tea Room in Pasadena, CA for over 12 years and died of cardiac arrest at the age of 81.


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  • Created by: Kathie AAH
  • Added: 5 Sep 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 96585342
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Margaret H Fennell Alcorn (1 Jan 1892–22 Jul 1974), Find A Grave Memorial no. 96585342, citing Holy Cross Cemetery, Culver City, Los Angeles County, California, USA ; Maintained by Kathie AAH (contributor 47801696) .