Alice Rose Kennedy

9 March 1896–31 December 1971 (Age 75)
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States

The Life of Alice Rose

When Alice Rose Kennedy was born on 9 March 1896, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, her father, John Patrick Kennedy, was 28 and her mother, Alice Gertrude Gill, was 23. She married Edwin Winfred Cline on 12 April 1919, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 31 December 1971, in her hometown, at the age of 75, and was buried in Irving Park Cemetery, Cook, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edwin Winfred Cline
Alice Rose Kennedy
Marriage: 12 April 1919
Florence Lottie Cline
Edwin Ronald Cline
William Thomas Cline
Lottie Jordan

Spouse and Children

12 April 1919
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States


Parents and Siblings

    John Patrick Kennedy





World Events (8)

1897 · The Union Loop Elevated

Age 1

The Loop was born in political scandal that combined the three elevated railways around Chicago and combined them into one. The scandal was to raise the fares for commuters so state legislators could receive more money while in office. 
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

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.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 20

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

Irish and Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Ceannéidigh ‘descendant of Ceannéidigh’, a personal name derived from ceann ‘head’ + éidigh ‘ugly’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Alice Kennedy in household of John P Kennedy, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Alice Cline in household of Edwin Cline, "United States Census, 1940"---Chicago, Cook, Illinois
  • Alice Cline in household of Edwin Cline, "United States Census, 1930"---Chicago, Cook, Illinois

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