Person Sheet


Name Alice May Casselman
Birth 13 May 1879, Chicago, Cook, Illinois
Death 23 Oct 1918, Chicago, Cook, Illinois
Burial 24 Oct 1918, Forest Home Cemetery, Chicago, Cook, Illinois
Religion Methodist
Father Montgomery Casselman (-<1918)
Mother Ada Brindle (->1918)
Spouses:
1 Carl Edward Knudson
Birth Dec 1876, Illinois
Death aft 1937
Occupation Brass polisher (1900), clerk (1910)
Religion Methodist
Father Anders Knudson (Laingen) (1848->1906)
Mother Matthea Greuner (1849->1900)
Marriage 25 Nov 1903, Chicago, Cook, Illinois
Children: Edward Carl (1907-1974)
Medical Notes for Alice May Casselman
She died from aortic insufficiency suffered for six months, with chronic interstitial nephritis suffered for the same interval contributing.
Misc. Notes
Her father was from Pennsylvania and her mother was born in England, according to the 1910 census. Her death certificate has her father born in New York.

Chicago Daily News, 23 October 1918, page 18:

"KNUDSON - Alice May, Oct. 23, 1918, beloved wife of Carl Knudson, fond mother of Edward, daughter of Ada Casselman, sister of Montgomery and Walter. Funeral services Thursday at 3:30 p.m. at Forest Home cemetery. Member of Hermosa review No. 55, W. B. A. of the Maccabees."
Research
Cook Co., Illinois, marriage license #378974 [LDS FHL microfilm 1030361]
Cook Co., Illinois, death certificate 1918#32883 [LDS FHL microfilm 1852688]
1910 U.S. census, Illinois, Cook Co., r. 271, E.D. 1215, p. 178B
Notes for Carl Edward (Spouse 1)
He is called Charles in the 1880 U.S. census. They were married by Rev. Grant Stewart of the Hermosa Methodist Episcopal Church.

Their address in 1907 when Carl was born was 1217 41st. Court. That is probably equivalent to the address for 1910, given the street numbering reform in Chicago in 1909.

The 1910 Chicago city directory gives his address as 2124 N. 41st Ave., but the address where he was living at the time of that year's census was 2124 N. 41st Court. The census states that he was a clerk at the Harvester Works at that time.

They were living at 2133 N. Kedvale Ave. at the time of Alice May's death.

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Possibly the Edward Knutson, age 52 at the 1920 census, born IL., (McHenry Co., 234 Railroad Ave., Woodstock, ED 125, s. 4, l. 19). wife Bessie, age 42, b. Norway, nat., s. Edward, age 16, b. IL, s Harold 4 y 6 mo., b. IL, William Towner, boarder, age 17, b. Michigan. That CANNOT work unless Harold is another child of Alice May's check the Chicago birth records. Also, the age is 8 years too high.

Another possibility is Edward C. Knutson, age 44, b. IL, at 88 North Arthur, Galesburg, Knox Co., IL (ED 172, s. 8, l. 91) wife Hulda D., age 52, b. IL. But note that they have no children with them and Edward C. would be only 13 so he should be with them.

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Possibly the Carl E. Knutson of 6503 W. Raven [41-21] in the 1937 Lurie Index of Chicago, with wife Catherine M.
Research
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Cook Co., Illinois, marriage license #378974 [LDS FHL microfilm 1030361]
1880 U.S. census, Illinois, Cook Co., r. 198, E.D. 177, p. 50B
1900 U.S. census, Illinois, Cook Co., r. 278, E.D. 831, p. 247B
1910 U.S. census, Illinois, Cook Co., r. 271, E.D. 1215, p. 178B

Not found in the 1920 census soundex for Illinois
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