Alice Jane Birch

London, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Alice Jane

Alice Jane Birch was born in 1880, in London, England, United Kingdom. She married George Thomas Upton on 29 March 1900, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in Cook, Illinois, United States in 1910 and Industrial Township, St. Louis, Minnesota, United States in 1920. She died in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States.

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George Thomas Upton
Alice Jane Birch
Marriage: 29 March 1900
Elsie M Upton
Alice Mae Upton
George Upton
Florence Edith Upton

Spouse and Children

29 March 1900
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States


    Elsie M Upton


    Alice Mae Upton


    George Upton


    Florence Edith Upton


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.
1885 · The World's First Skyscraper

Age 5

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 32

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

English, German, Danish, and Swedish: topographic name for someone who lived by a birch tree or in a birch wood, from a Germanic word meaning ‘birch’ (Old English birce ‘birch’, Middle High German birche, Old Danish birk). In some cases, the German name may be derived from places named with this word, such as Birch in Aargau ( see Birke ). In Swedish, the name is in many instances ornamental.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Alice Upton in household of George Upton, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Alice J Upton in household of George F Upton, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Alice J Upton in household of Geo T Upton, "United States Census, 1920"

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