Mary Alice Alcorn

6 February 1920–1 August 1991 (Age 71)
Perryville, Boyle, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Mary Alice

When Mary Alice Alcorn was born on 6 February 1920, in Perryville, Boyle, Kentucky, United States, her father, Henry A Alcorn, was 26 and her mother, Clemma May Willoughby, was 20. She married Edwin Allen Ethington on 26 December 1933, in Jeffersonville, Clark, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Taylorsville, Spencer, Kentucky, United States in 1933. She died on 1 August 1991, in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States, at the age of 71.

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Family Time Line

Edwin Allen Ethington
Mary Alice Alcorn
Marriage: 26 December 1933
Donna Marie Ethington

Spouse and Children

26 December 1933
Jeffersonville, Clark, Indiana, United States


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 3

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1926 · Mammoth Cave is Discovered

Age 6

In 1926, in central Kentucky, Mammoth Cave was discovered. It dates back to Mississippian times and consists of over four hundred miles of passageway. On July 1, 1941, the cave was made a National Park.

Age 21

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: predominantly Scottish form of the English habitational name Allcorn . It was established in Scotland by the mid 15th century, and was sometimes altered by folk etymology to Auldcorn.

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

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Story Highlight

Memories of Grandma Hart: Mary Alice Alcorn… Hart

Grandma always had beautiful white hair swept up in a French bun. I don’t think I ever saw her any other way, never down or not fixed up in the lovely twist. Her skin was so clear, high cheekbones, …

Sources (3)

  • Mary Alice Wooten in household of Arthur Keys, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Alice Willoughby in household of William Willoughby, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mary Alice Keys in household of Arthur Keys, "United States Census, 1930"

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