Vernon S. E. Alden

31 May 1890–February 1974 (Age 83)
Kansas, United States

The Life of Vernon S. E.

When Vernon S. E. Alden was born on 31 May 1890, in Kansas, United States, his father, Horace P. Alden, was 31 and his mother, Katherine Quirk, was 33. He lived in Norman Township, Cleveland, Oklahoma, United States in 1900 and Norman, Cleveland, Oklahoma, United States in 1910. He died in February 1974, in Illinois, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in South Burlington Cemetery, Burlington Township, Kane, Illinois, United States.

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Horace P. Alden
Katherine Quirk
Arthur Maxwell Alden
Yetta V. Alden
Vernon S. E. Alden

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    Katherine Quirk




World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 15

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 22

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

1 English: from a Middle English personal name. This is either Aldan, a variant of Healfdane ( see Haldane ), or Aldine, Old English Ealdwine, literally ‘old friend’, but probably to be interpreted as ‘friend of the past’.2 Norwegian: habitational name from a farmstead in western Norway, so named because of its situation below a high mountain.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Vernard E Alden in household of Harris Alden, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Vern E Alden in household of Horace P Alden, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Vern E Alden, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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