Alice Arnold

1867–1966 (Age 98)
Victor Township, DeKalb, Illinois, United States

The Life of Alice

When Alice Arnold was born on 19 November 1867, in Victor Township, DeKalb, Illinois, United States, her father, Alford Arnold, was 40 and her mother, Lucy Hales, was 39. She married Severin Gudmund Gudmundsen on 18 January 1893, in Victor Township, DeKalb, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She died on 15 April 1966, in New Mexico, United States, at the age of 98, and was buried in Leland Cemetery, Leland, LaSalle, Illinois, United States.

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Alice Arnold
Severin Gudmund Gudmundsen
Marriage: 18 January 1893
Ethyl Marie Gudmunsen
Vyra Mae Gudmunson

Spouse & Children

  • Female1867–1966Female

  • Severin Gudmund Gudmundsen


18 January 1893
Victor Township, DeKalb, Illinois, United States


Parents & Siblings

  • Alford Arnold


  • Lucy Hales




  • Alice Arnold


  • Mary Ann Arnold


  • John Henry Arnold


  • Alfred A. Arnold


  • Benjamin F. Alford


+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 1

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

Age 4

In 1871, a cow kicked over a lantern, causing a fire that burned down half of Chicago. Today this city is the third largest in the US.
1893 · The World's Columbian Exposition

Age 26

Also known as the Chicago World's Fair, The Exposition was held to celebrate the 400th anniversary of the arrival of Christopher Columbus in the New World. The centerpiece of the Fair was a large water pool that represented Columbus's voyage across the Atlantic to the Americas. The Fair had a profound effect on new architecture designs, sanitation advancement, and the arts. The Fairgrounds were given the nickname the White City due to its lavish paint and materials used to constuct it. Over 27 million people attended the fair during its six-month of operation. Among many of the invetions exhibited there was the first Ferris wheel built to rival the Eiffel Tower in France.

Name Meaning

Saxon, Latin: Faithful to his honour, help in war, helping lord, powerful lord

Sources (3)

  • Alice Arnold in household of Alfred Arnold, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Alice Arnold in entry for Joseph Earl Alcorn and Vera Mae Gudmunsen, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
  • Alice Arnold in entry for Joseph Earl Alcorn and Vyra Mae Gudmunsen, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1934"

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