Alice Madison

Female22 March 1874–22 January 1965

Brief Life History of Alice

When Alice Madison was born on 22 March 1874, in Knoxville, Knox, Illinois, United States, her father, Peter Madison, was 41 and her mother, Bengta Jacobs, was 40. She married William Henry Moorehouse on 6 September 1905, in Knoxville, Knox, Illinois, United States. She died on 22 January 1965, in Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Knoxville Cemetery, Knoxville, Knox, Illinois, United States.

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William Henry Moorehouse
Alice Madison
Marriage: 6 September 1905

Sources (4)

  • Alice Mattison in household of Peter Mattison, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Alice Madison - Government record: Census record: birth: 22 March 1874; Knoxville, Knox, Illinois, United States
  • Legacy NFS Source: Alice Madison - Government record: Death record or certificate: death: 22 January 1965; Los Angeles, California, United States

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  • Marriage
    6 September 1905Knoxville, Knox, Illinois, United States
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    Siblings (7)

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    World Events (8)

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

    Age 1

    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

    Age 17

    Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.

    1898 · War with the Spanish

    Age 24

    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

    Name Meaning


    variant of Mattison or Mattinson (‘son of Matthew’) with voicing of /t/ to /d/.

    from the Middle English personal names Madde and Maddy + son; these may be pet forms of Maud (see Maude 2) or possibly voiced variants of Matte and Matty, pet forms of Matthew . Compare Madson .

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

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