Person:Alice Nelson (14)

  1. Alice Mary Nelson1875 - 1943
  2. Hannah Nelson1876 - 1963
  3. Charles A. Nelson1880 - 1968
m. 17 Apr 1895
Facts and Events
Name Alice Mary Nelson
Gender Female
Birth[1] 3 Dec 1875 Dell Rapids, Minnehaha, South Dakota, United States
Marriage 17 Apr 1895 to Charles Allen Davis
Death[1] 14 Feb 1943 Edgerton, Rock, Wisconsin, United States
  1. 1.0 1.1 The Milton Junction Telephone
    February 18, 1943.

    Mrs. C. Allen Davis, Milton, who was taken to Edgerton Memorial hospital Saturday, for treatment, died there Sunday night. She had been ill several months.
    Alice Mary, daughter of Nels Peter and Caroline Nelson, was born Dec. 3, 1875, at Dell Rapids, S. D., where on April 17, 1895, she was married to C. Allen Davis, Milton, her father, a lay minister, officiating. At the same time her sister Anna and Joseph Swenson of Viborg, S. D., were married. Anna, however, died a few months later.
    With the exception of a year spent in South Dakota, Mr. and Mrs. Davis have resided in or near Milton where he for a time was associated in the printing business with his brother, W. K. Davis.
    Mrs. Davis, an active member of the S. D. B. church and the Women's Benevolent society, also taught the women's Sabbath school class. She had been president of the local W.C.T.U. many years.
    She is survived by her husband; two sons, Myrl N. of Appleton, and Staff Sgt. C. Allison Davis, now in India; a daughter Hazel; three grandchildren; three brothers, Martin Nelson of Sharon, Charles Nelson of New Orleans, and Julius Nelson, Milton; and four sisters, Miss Hannah Nelson and Mrs. B. R. Rood, Milton, Mrs. L. C. Frederick, Niangua, Mo., and Mrs. R. V. Hurley, Madison.
    Funeral services were held at 2 p. m. Tuesday in Milton S. D. B. church, Dr. Edwin Shaw and Rev. Carroll L. Hill taking part. Mrs. Robert Randolph presided at the organ. Burial was in Milton, pallbearers being Martin and Julius Nelson, B. R. Rood, D. N. Inglis, W. G. Polan and Loyal Todd.
    Out-of-town relatives and friends attending were Mr. and Mrs. Myrl Davis, Appleton; Mr. and Mrs. R. V. Hurley, Madison; Mrs. Martin Nelson, Sharon; Mrs. Geo. Stephenson, Delavan; Mrs. Franklin Bradley, Sturtevant; Mr. and Mrs. Leman Rood, Edgerton; Miss Bernice Bowen, Milwaukee; Mrs. Charles Saunders of Albion.