Alexander R Provance

18 July 1880–25 July 1963 (Age 83)
Ottawa, LaSalle, Illinois, United States

The Life of Alexander R

When Alexander R Provance was born on 18 July 1880, in Ottawa, LaSalle, Illinois, United States, his father, George Neff Provance, was 36 and his mother, Susanna Balsinger, was 34. He married Grace Elizabeth Spiller on 24 November 1915, in Kankakee, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Arlington, Columbia, Wisconsin Territory, United States in 1930 and Lodi, Columbia, Wisconsin Territory, United States in 1940. He died on 25 July 1963, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in United States.

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Alexander R Provance
Grace Elizabeth Spiller
Marriage: 24 November 1915
Beatrice Irene Provance
Lyle Provance
Eva M Provance

Spouse and Children

24 November 1915
Kankakee, Illinois, United States


    Beatrice Irene Provance


    Lyle Provance


    Eva M Provance


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+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · Electricity Comes to Los Angeles

Age 2

Electricity was first introduced to Los Angeles. The first electric street light had “three carbon-arc lamps of three thousand candle-power” and stood 150 feet tall. 
1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 22

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

Name Meaning

French and English: variant of Province .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Alexander R Provance, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Alex R Provance, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Alex Provance, "United States Census, 1940"

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