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Della  ALEXANDER

Della ALEXANDER

Female 1880 - 1974  (94 years)

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  • Name Della ALEXANDER  [1
    Alt. Birth May 1880  Jackson, Randolph, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    1880 census has May as birth month and child age 1/12; taken in 22 Jun 1880. 
    Born 2 Jun 1880  , , Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Female 
    Census 22 Jun 1880  Jackson, Randolph, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    George Alexander household 
    • Alexander, baby, white, female, age 1/12, born May, daughter, born Indiana, father born Indiana, mother born Indiana.
    1880 U.S. Census - Alexander
    1880 U.S. Census - Alexander
    Indiana. Randolph Co. - George Alexander
    Census 2 Jun 1900  Jackson, Randolph, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Geo. W. Alexander household 
    • Alexander, Della, daughter, white, female, born Jun 1880, age 19, single, born Indiana, father born Indiana, mother born Indiana, able to read and write, speaks English.
    1900 U.S. Census - Alexander
    1900 U.S. Census - Alexander
    Indiana. Randolph Co. - Geo. W. Alexander
    Residence 16 Apr 1940  Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    at death of her father 
    Died 10 Jun 1974  Union City, Indiana or Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Obituary 11 Jun 1974  Muncie, Delaware, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    The Muncie Star 
    • DESSIE ALEXANDER

      Union City - Miss Dessie Alexander, 92, R.R. 2, Union Cty, died Monday morning at the Crotinger Nursing Home in Union City.

      She was a member of the Pittsburg Church of God.

      Surviving are a brother, Perry Alexander, Hamilton, Ohio.

      Funeral Services will be at 2 p.m. (EST) Wednesday at the Fraze and Timmons Funeral Home with Rev. Carl Reynolds officiating. Burial will be in the Pittsburg Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home Tuesday from 5 to 9 p.m.
    Buried New Pittsburg, Randolph, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Notes 
    • Della and Dessie Alexander may not have been the same person.

      Dessie's obit calls her "Miss Dessie Alexander" and we know that Della was married to Walter Losh.

      The 1880 Fed Census lists a baby, only 1 month old and born in May of 1880--no name is given for this baby. Later records list Della's birthdate as 2 Jun 1880 which would have made her 94 in 1974 when Dessie died--not 92 as the newspaper obit says.

      The obit also lists a brother, Perry Alexander of Hamilton, Ohio and Pierre Alexander was referred to as Perry in other records.
    Person ID I2000  richison
    Last Modified 6 Nov 2012 

    Father George Washington ALEXANDER,   b. 20 Mar 1857, Jackson Twp., Randolph, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Apr 1940, Union City, Randolph, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Martha Ann WHITESELL,   b. 14 Jun 1858, , Randolph, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jan 1916, Union City, Randolph, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Family ID F469  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Walter LOSH 
    Married 1907  [1
    Children 
     1. Inez LOSH  [Birth]
    Last Modified 2 Sep 2017 
    Family ID F662  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 2 Jun 1880 - , , Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - at death of her father - 16 Apr 1940 - Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 10 Jun 1974 - Union City, Indiana or Ohio Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsObituary - The Muncie Star - 11 Jun 1974 - Muncie, Delaware, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - New Pittsburg, Randolph, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S128] Alexander-Courtney Journal, 36, 2 Sep 2017.
      Alexander-Courtney Journal of Olive (Alexander) (Richison) Hodge, 1887-1973, for Jay and Randolph counties of Indiana, 1985 transcription copy by Shirley Richison Fields privately held by Fields [ADDRESS FOR PRIVATE USE], Indianapolis, Indiana, 2017. Original held by Special Collections, Bracken, Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana.

    2. [S1854] Obituary.
      The obit gives her age as 92 which would calculate to birth in 1882 while other records indicate 1880. The 1880 Census has a baby only 1 mo. old but name is not given. This may or may not have been Della.

    3. [S1834] 1880 U.S. Census (Reliability: 2), 31 Aug 2011.
      1880 U.S. census, Randolph County, Indiana, population schedule, Jackson Township, page 11A (stamped), enumeration district (ED) 160, dwelling 134, family 134, George Alexander household; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed 31 Aug 2011), citing NARA microfilm publication T9, roll 306.

    4. [S1832] 1900 U.S. Census (Reliability: 2), 31 Aug 2011.
      1900 U.S. census, Randolph County, Indiana, population schedule, Jackson township, enumeration district (ED) 122, sheet 1A, dwelling 1, family 1, Geo. W. Alexander household; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed 31 Aug 2011), citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm publication T623, roll 399.

    5. [S245] Obit - Alexander, Della (Dessie), (obituary, «i»The Muncie (Indiana) Star, «/i»Tuesday, 11 Jun 1974 ).
      The obit gives her age as 92 which would calculate to birth in 1882 while other records indicate 1880. The 1880 Census has a baby only 1 mo. old but name is not given. This may or may not have been Della.