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Ida Lee (Alexander) Harwell (1889 - 1956)

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Ida Lee Harwell formerly Alexander
Born in Calhoun Township, Columbia, Arkansas, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married in Columba County, Arkansasmap
Died in Calhoun Township, Columbia, Arkansas, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 13 Nov 2018
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Categories: Calhoun Township, Columbia County, Arkansas | Village Cemetery, Village, Arkansas.

Biography

Ida Lee Alexander was born on 30 November 1889 in Calhoun Township, Columbia County, Arkansas. She was the first child of John Graham Alexander and Margaret Ida aka Maggie Pickering Alexander. [1][2]

Family # 60 - US Census - 7 June 1900 - Calhoun Township, Columbia County, Arkansas:
John G. Alexander - head age 37 - born AR
Maggie I. Alexander - wife age 32 - born AR
Ida L. Alexander - daughter age 12 - born AR
Annie J Alexander - daughter age 9 - born AR
Mary W. Alexander - daughter age 6 - born AR
Sam P. Alexander - son age 3 - born AR
Bobbie F. Alexander - daughter age 4 months - born AR
Frank Moore - male servant age 22
George W. Peoples - male servant age 25

At 20 years of age as of the 1910 census Ida continued to live with her parents on the farm in Calhoun Township. [3]

On 24 December 1911 Ida married Bill Harwell in Columbia County, Arkansas. Ho, Ho, Ho and a Merry Christmas to All. [4]

Bill and Ida settled in Cornie Township which was east of and adjacent to Calhoun Township where Ida's birth family lived. [5]

US Census - 21 January 1920 - Family # 151 - Cornie Township, Columbia County, Arkansas:
William C. Harwell - head age 33 - born AR
Ida L. Harwell - wife age 30 - born AR
Pansy C. - daughter age 2 months - born AR

Ida's husband William died on 25 June 1926, and was buried in the Village Cemetery, Village, Columbia County, Arkansas. [6]

With her husband gone Ida and daughter Pansy returned home to live with her father and younger sister Bobbie. [7]

US Census - 2 April 1930 - Family # 8 - Calhoun, Columbia County, Arkansas:
John G Alexander - head age 66 - born AR
Bobbie F. Alexander - daughter age 30 - born AR
Ida Harwell - daughter age 40 - born AR
Pansy C. Harwell - granddaughter age 10 - born AR

On 12 September 1937 daughter Pansy married Gordon William Dees in Columbia County, Arkansas. [8]

As of the 1940 census Ida was living with her daughter Pansy and son-in-law Gordon Dees in Calhoun Township, Columbia County, Arkansas. [9]

Ida died on 6 November 1956 and was buried with her husband William C. Harwell in the Village Cemetery, Village, Columbia County, Arkansas. [1]

Sources

  1. 1.0 1.1 Find A Grave, database and images (accessed 03 November 2018), memorial page for Ida L. Alexander Harwell (30 Nov 1889–6 Nov 1956), Find A Grave Memorial no. 59432611, citing Village Cemetery, Columbia County, Arkansas, USA ; Maintained by Stacy Ann Williams (contributor 47286952). (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/59432611)
  2. "United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch (accessed 1 November 2018), John G Alexandra, Calhoun Township, Columbia, Arkansas, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 47, sheet 4A, family 60, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1972.); FHL microfilm 1240054. (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M3XP-KXW)
  3. "United States Census, 1910," database with images, FamilySearch (accessed 1 November 2018), John Alvanter, Calhoun, Columbia, Arkansas, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 62, sheet 4A, family 60, NARA microfilm publication T624 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1982), roll 46; FHL microfilm 1374059. (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MKJN-RRG)
  4. "Arkansas, County Marriages, 1837-1957," database with images, FamilySearch(10 February 2018), Bill Harwell and Ida Alexander, 24 Dec 1911; citing , Columbia, Arkansas, United States, county offices, Arkansas; FHL microfilm 988,813.(https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NMYG-D5L)
  5. "United States Census, 1920," database with images, FamilySearch (accessed 3 November 2018), William C Horwell Harwell, Carnie Cornie, Columbia, Arkansas, United States; citing ED 78, sheet 8A, line 37, family 151, NARA microfilm publication T625 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1992), roll 59; FHL microfilm 1,820,059. (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MDN8-RTQ)
  6. Find A Grave, database and images (accessed 03 November 2018), memorial page for William C. Harwell (8 Mar 1886–25 Jun 1926), Find A Grave Memorial no. 59432596, citing Village Cemetery, Columbia County, Arkansas, USA ; Maintained by Stacy Ann Williams (contributor 47286952). (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/59432596/william-c.-harwell)
  7. "United States Census, 1930," database with images, FamilySearch (accessed 2 November 2018), John G Alexandra, Calhoun, Columbia, Arkansas, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 6, sheet 1A, line 29, family 8, NARA microfilm publication T626 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), roll 69; FHL microfilm 2339804. (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XM2K-5HW)
  8. "Arkansas, County Marriages, 1837-1957," database with images, FamilySearch(25 September 2017), Gordon William Dees and Pansy Corinth Horwell, 12 Sep 1937; citing , Columbia, Arkansas, United States, county offices, Arkansas; FHL microfilm 1987627. (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NMYS-386)
  9. "United States Census, 1940," database with images, FamilySearch(14 March 2018), Ida L Harwell in household of Gordon W Dees, Calhoun Township, Columbia, Arkansas, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 14-6, sheet 4A, line 16, family 77, Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940, NARA digital publication T627. Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790 - 2007, RG 29. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012, roll 126. (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KQVC-2KB)


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