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Alice Jane Scott

Alice was born on March 14, 1859 in McDonough County, Illinois.

Her parents were ? and ?.

Alice married Edwin William Fox on March 19, 1879 in McDonough County, Illinois. They had six children: Edwin Robert (January 11, 1880 to June 22, 1954), Walter Preston (January 19, 1883 to March 24, 1938), Ross Emmerson (November 26, 1884 to abt 1885), George Harold (November 10, 1885 to 1961), Bertha Isabella (July 9, 1888 to ?), Anna Albertina (December 1891 or 1892 to ?).

The two oldest were born in Illinois. Edwin, his family and his father then moved to Nebraska. The two boys couldn't make it out there and moved back to McDonough County where Alice's family still lived. Edwin and Walter came back with a wagon full of furniture and Alice brought the rest of the kids back on the train. It was said they had to leave a family keepsake (a Seth Thomas Clock) behind because there wasn't room to bring it.

Alice spent about 20 years of her life committed to the asylum.

Alice died in the asylum in 1929 at the age of 70 years. She is buried at Good Hope Cemetery, Good Hope, Illinois.

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Edwin and Alice's stone with three of their great-granddaughters


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