Margaret Prettyman Alden obit
June 9, 1932
MRS. ALDEN BURIED IN RIVERSIDE CEMETERY
Margaret Jane Prettyman was born at Graysville, Monroe county, Ohio, November 7, 1854 and died at her home here June 2. Interment was in Riverside Cemetery, Friday June 3, the funeral being conducted from the Landon Undertaking Parlors.
Margaret Prettyman moved from Ohio with her parents to Dodge Co., Minn. in 1854, where she lived for 20 years, when she moved to Douglas county, Minn. Here she met and married Willard A. Alden, January 4, 1877. In 1900, the family moved from Alexander, Minn., to Payette.
Mr. Alden and three children have preceded her in death. Henry Alden is the only survivor in the family.
Thursday, July 24, 1930
Obituary - Willard Alden was born at Redfield, New York, December 8,
1847. When seven years of age he moved with his parents to Medford,
Minn., where he grew to manhood. He was united in marriage to Margaret
Prettyman, January 4, 1877, and to them were born four children, one
passed away in infancy. Grant died November 9, 1919, Alice passed away
February 26, 1928, and Henry Alden who resides in Payette.
Mr. Alden came to Payette from Minnesota in April, 1900, and continued to
live here until the time of his death, July 15, 1930. Mr. Alden was a
man well thought of by every one in this community. He was noted for his
honesty and fairness in all his dealings with the public. He lived to a
ripe age and leaves many friends who held him in high esteem.
Besides his wife, he is survived by one son, Henry Alden of Payette,
seven grandchildren and two great grandchildren and one brother, living
at Bemidji, Minn.
The funeral was held from the Landon Funeral Home Thursday at ten o'clock
and interment made in Riverside Cemetery.
Thanks to look up volunteer Brian for this transcription.
Willard ALDEN - Death 1930 (2)
Thursday, July 17, 1930
AGED RESIDENTS DIES AT HIS HOME IN PAYETTE
Willard Alden, 82 years of age, for many years a resident of Payette, died at his home on North 6th Street, Tuesday evening, July 15th, after a lingering illness. Mr. Alden was one of Payette's most highly respected citizens.
Funeral services were held at the Landon Funeral Home this Thursday morning at ten o'clock. A more complete obituary will be given in next week's issue.
Re: Willard ALDEN - Death 1930 (2)
Great grandson of Willard Alden and grandson of Grant Alden and
Son of Helena M. Alden (Haney) of Lavern Min.. Nephew of Marie
Alden. My mother went by the first name Helen. Her father Grant
Passed away when she was 6 years old. Mom had nine children and a wonderful husband Lenoard L. Haney. Pleased to meet you.
John Alden Haney