Alice Matelada Wagner

28 November 1898–1983 (Age 84)
Leamington, Essex, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Alice Matelada

When Alice Matelada Wagner was born on 28 November 1898, in Leamington, Essex, Ontario, Canada, her father, John Waggoner, was 31 and her mother, Alice Matilda Nickerson, was 24. She married Guy Dunn on 22 May 1915, in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Brownstown Township, Wayne, Michigan, United States in 1920 and Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States in 1930. She died in 1983, at the age of 85, and was buried in Huron Valley Cemetery, Flat Rock, Wayne, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Guy Dunn
Alice Matelada Wagner
Marriage: 22 May 1915
Florine Dunn

Spouse and Children

22 May 1915
Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States


    Florine Dunn


Parents and Siblings

    John Waggoner


    Alice Matilda Nickerson




+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1904 · Belle Isle Aquarium

Age 6

The Belle Isle Aquarium is a public aquarium located in Belle Isle Park in Detroit. It opened on August 18, 1904, and was the oldest continually operating public aquarium in North America when it closed on April 3, 2005. The aquarium reopened to the public on August 18, 2012, and is now run entirely by volunteers
1921 · The Detroit Historical Society

Age 23

Since its founding, the Detroit Historical Society has been dedicated to ensuring that the history of Detroit and its surrounding region is preserved. This is to help current and future generations better understand the people, places, and events that helped shape the lives of those who build up the city of Detroit.

Name Meaning

German (also Wägner) and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a carter or cartwright, from an agent derivative of Middle High German wagen ‘cart’, ‘wagon’, German Wagen. The German surname is also well established in Scandinavia, the Netherlands, eastern Europe, and elsewhere as well as in German-speaking countries.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Alice Dunn in household of Guy Dunn, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Alice Dunn in household of Guy Dunn, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Alice Wagner in household of John Wagner, "Canada Census, 1901"

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