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Alma Whitton

Alma Whitton

Female 1909 - 2008  (99 years)

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  • Name Alma Whitton 
    Born 12 Jan 1909  New York, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 18 Sep 2008  Cresthaven, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I14718  Whitton
    Last Modified 10 Oct 2018 

    Father John Lawrence F Whitton,   b. 13 Jul 1878, Brooklyn, New York, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 May 1954, Montgomery, Alabama buried Columbus, Muscogee County , Georgia buried Riverside Cemetery, American Legion Section Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Alice Harding,   b. 19 Jul 1877, Montreal, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Dec 1931, Chicago, Cook, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 26 Feb 1903  Chicago, Cook, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Divorced Bef 1919 
    Family ID F6398  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family ? Marshall 
    Children 
     1. Living
    Last Modified 10 Oct 2018 
    Family ID F6439  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • at 1910 census at Manhattan, Ward 12 New York indexed as Alma Alma!
      at 1920 census at Cook, Illinois with mother and Grandfather
      Between 1940-41 recorded as travelling on a number of boats on 16 trips from places such as Bermuda to USA on the Santa Paula.
      ALMA MARSHALL Of Cresthaven, born in New York City January 12, 1909, went to be with her God September 18 four months shy of her hundreth birthday. One of six children born to Alice Riley and John Whitton, her father rode with Teddy Roosevelt as a Soldier of Fortune. Alma was mother to five children all deceased except one. She grew up in Chicago before returning to New York to work at the World's Fair in 1939. She was employed by the Grace Line before settling in Glen Head, Long Island where her crafts were sold out of exclusive shops and where she taught piano to young students who have remained in touch with their favorite teacher. Alma moved to West Palm Beach in the early 70s and continued to be engaged with old and new friends caring for those who suffered illness and also baby sitting children and pets. She leaves her only surviving son George and sister-in-law Audrey of Palm Coast and many nieces, nephews, grandchildren and great and great, great grandchildren. Alma was a loving and lovely lady who through many travails maintained an abiding faith in God and who loved attending the Royal Poinciana Chapel in Palm Beach.