Alice Brenden

28 June 1892–10 October 1979 (Age 87)
Sloan, Woodbury, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Alice

When Alice Brenden was born on 28 June 1892, in Sloan, Woodbury, Iowa, United States, her father, Ole Helgeson Brenden, was 43 and her mother, Dorothea Andersdatter, was 40. She married Horace Benjamin Parker on 15 February 1917, in Sioux City, Woodbury, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Monona, Iowa, United States in 1925 and Lake Township, Monona, Iowa, United States in 1930. She died on 10 October 1979, in Onawa, Monona, Iowa, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Fairview Cemetery, Fairview Township, Monona, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Horace Benjamin Parker
Alice Brenden
Marriage: 15 February 1917
Milton Horace Parker
Imogene Gertrude Parker
Margaret Alice Parker
Wallace Gordon Parker
Elizabeth Belle Parker
Dorothy Mae Parker

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
Age 4
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.
1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam
Age 21
The Keokuk Dam was completed in 1913 and began to power the surrounding area. It was the largest single capacity powerhouse in the world at the time. After World War II, the powerhouse was modernized and all the units were converted in 2002. It remains the largest privately owned and operated dam on the Mississippi River.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
Age 24
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

Norwegian: habitational name from any of numerous farms in southeastern Norway named Brenden, from brenna ‘land cleared for cultivation by burning’ + the definite singular article -en.

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

Sources (31)

  • Alice Parker, "Iowa State Census, 1925"
  • Alice Brenden, "Iowa State Census, 1905"
  • Alice Brenden, "Iowa State Census, 1915"

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