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Alvena Elizabeth (Siepmann) Curran (1903 - 2007)

Alvena Elizabeth Curran formerly Siepmann
Born in Iowa Township, Cedar County, Iowa, United Statesmap
Daughter of and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married about 1928 [location unknown]
[children unknown]
Died [location unknown]
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Alvena Elizabeth Siepmann was born in Iowa Township, Cedar County, Iowa, on 8 April 1903, a daughter of Joseph John Siepmann and Katherine Johansen. [1]

She was married to James M Curran.

The 1930 U.S. Census recorded James Curran, age 26, and wife Alvena, also age 26, in Omaha, Nebraska, with newborn daughter Colleen. James was born in Nebraska to a father born in the Irish Free State and a mother born in Pennsylvania. Alvena was born in Iowa to parents who were born in Germany. James worked as a draughtsman for the "railroad (bridge) industry." He and Alvena both were married at age 24.[2]

Alvena Curran died on 28 December 2007 at age 104.[3][4]


  1. "Iowa, Delayed Birth Records, 1850-1939," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 18 January 2019), Alvena Elizabeth Siepmann, 08 Apr 1903, Iowa Township, Cedar, Iowa, United States; citing reference ID 390385, State Historical Society of Iowa, Des Moines; FamilySearch digital folder 101760570.
  2. "United States Census, 1930," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 8 December 2015), Nebraska > Douglas > Omaha > ED 76 > image 35 of 38; citing NARA microfilm publication T626 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002).
  3. Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed 15 January 2019), memorial page for Alvena Elizabeth Siepmann Curran (8 Apr 1903–28 Dec 2007), Find A Grave: Memorial #131957999, citing Calvary Cemetery, Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska, USA ; Maintained by Susan Petersen (contributor 46605423) .
  4. "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 16 January 2019), Alvena E Curran Curran, Nebraska, United States, 28 Dec 2007; from "Recent Newspaper Obituaries (1977 - Today)," database, ( : 2014); citing Omaha World-Herald, born-digital text.

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