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Arthur William Greathead
Rachel Sands
John Berry
(Abt 1824-1874)
Mary Louisa Breeden
Alfred John Greathead
Mary Louisa (Molly) Berry

Alice Mary Greathead (2)


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Perry Hardin Radcliffe

Alice Mary Greathead (2) 11

  • Born: 2 Jun 1892, Chicago, Cook County, IL 11,53
  • Marriage: Perry Hardin Radcliffe on 31 May 1924 in Chicago, Illinois 96
  • Died: 10 Sep 1989, Westmont, IL at age 97 11
  • Buried: 3 Nov 1989, Oak Ridge Cemetery, Sangamon, IL 63

bullet  General Notes:

I asked Aunt Sally if she had any photos of Alice between the time she was a child and the time she was a grandmother and she couldn't really find any.



bullet  Noted events in her life were:

Alt. Birth, Jun 1891. 34

Birth Record. See photo in photo box here for birth record.

Health: bad headaches. 4

Education: Attended Wendell Phillips High School. 97

Residence, 1892, East 43rd St., Chicago, Cook, IL, USA. 41

Residence, Jun 1900, 362 41st St., Chicago, Cook, IL. 34 Living here are "John" Greathead, wife Mary, daughters Alice, Esther, and Louisa. Also living here are the Robert Francis family of four. This is in the Hyde Park neighborhood.

Residence, 1910, 5645 Calumet Ave. Chicago, Cook, IL. 13 Living here were Alfred, Mary his wife, daughters Alice, Esther, and Louisa. Also living in the house were Mary Louisa Berry Hancox & her husband Albert Hancox and their children Mary, Joseph, and Josephine. Also living here was William Flemming (?), wife Fannie, and daughters Ethel L. and Seila (?) and a roomer Charles R. Rus??th.

Residence, 1916, 5645 Calumet Ave. Chicago, Cook, IL. 80 Thier phone number was Wentworth 8198.

Residence: rental property, 1917 through 5 Jan 1920, 6418 Minerva, Chicago, Cook, IL. 14,80 Alice shared this house with her mother, siblings, and another family. This was after the death of her father. Their phone # was Hyde Park 8920.
Living here are Mary as head, daughters Alice, Esther, and Louisa. Also renters Frank and Georgina Sherwood and family. They were renting.

Occupation: stenographer for a manufacturer, 5 Jan 1920, Chicago, Cook , IL, USA. 14 I remember Grandma Alice always wanted to keep her steography skills sharp, so she took notes in shorthand.

Residence, 1922, 6341 Kimbark Ave, Chicago, Cook, IL. 80 Their phone # was the same as the year prior.

Residence, 1936-1977, 3321 W. 62nd St., Chicago, Cook, IL. 6,98 Sally Packard said 8-28-2006 that everyone used to eat in the kitchen except on Sundays when Uncle Ernie would come for noontime dinner. She shared the front bedroom with her grandmother. The home had 3 bedrooms and the attic. Richard and Al Carter shared the unheated attic. Belle Radcliffe and Burnette were in the middle bedroom, and then when Louisa moved in, too.
In the 1940 census, at this address were: Perry (listed as Harry), wife Alice; daughter Sally; son Richard; mother-in-law Mary Greathead; Louisa Carter, sister-in-law; and Alfred, nephew.

Residence, 16 Apr 1930, 6134 Greenwood Ave., Chicago, Cook, IL. 3 They were renting, paying $90 per month. Living at this apartment were Richard Sally, Perry, Alice, Mary B. Greathead, Margaret J. Wood (Grandma Alice's friend), and Frank L. Tyrell. This looks as though it were an apt. building because many other names appear at this address as well, but all these people seem to be sharing this apartment. It's probably the apt. that Sally Packard spoke of, having moved out around 1936.

Residence, 12 Apr 1940, 3321 W. 62nd St., Chicago, Cook, IL. 6 Living here are "Harry" (Perry) as head, wife Alice, children Sally and Richard, Mary Greathead, sister-in-law Louisa Carter, and Louisa's son Alfred.

Residence, moved out around 1936, 62nd & Campbell, Chicago, Cook, IL. 99 Louisa Greathead Carter and son Alfred moved in with Alice and Perry when Alfred was about 4 years old.

Friendships: Chicago, Cook , IL, USA. 4 She was friends with Mrs. Tharp, who lived across the street at 62nd St. address.

Hobbies: Liked to play cribbage with Perry. 1,4 She was also an excellent hooked rug maker. She took lessons and made quite a few rugs. She also could do tatting and lace making. Most of the rugs are missing. I own a lace handkerchief that she made.

Residence: Apt. #12: 522 Roberts Dr., Glenwood, Cook, IL.

Death, 10 Sep 1989, Westmont, DuPage, IL, USA. See photo in photo box above for death certificate.

Cemetery: Oak Ridge Cemetery: Springfield, Sangamon County, IL. 1 She was cremated. Belle Radcliffe doesn't remember if Alice is buried or her ashes scattered near Perry Radcliffe's plot. She & R.P. Radcliffe were in charge of burying Perry & Alice. She remembers purchasing the urn for Perry but can't remember about Alice. Sally Packard probably doesn't know details.


Alice married Perry Hardin Radcliffe, son of James Perry Radcliffe and Burnette Barbour Hickman, on 31 May 1924 in Chicago, Illinois.96 (Perry Hardin Radcliffe was born on 25 Jun 1889 in Springfield, , IL, USA,34,41 died on 16 Jul 1979 in Lake Bluff, , IL, USA 11 and was buried on 13 Nov 1989 in Oak Ridge Cemetery, Sangamon, IL 63.)

bullet  Marriage Notes:

Note there is a photo of the marriage certificate in the photo box.

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