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Alice Sontag

Birth: She was born in New York state around 1879.  

Family Information: She'd been the wife of Mike Sontag and had a number of nieces and nephews.  

Description: Mrs. Sontag had been a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church.  

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Post-Colony History: In 1940 she was living in Vernon Parish, Louisiana as housekeeper for Arthur Hoffman and Joe Noggle.

In 1947 she attended a Thanksgiving dinner prepared by Mrs. Gussie Frusha for the old folks of New Llano. Attending were: Ed Mansfield, Ed Clark, Joe Noggles, F.R. Waters, Ed Merrill, S.E. Broyles, Ted Landrum, I. Ginsberg, Mrs. Martha Dougherty, Mrs. Ida N. Bartlett and Mrs. Alice Sontag.  

Death: She died in 1965 in Alexandria, Louisiana and was buried in the Leesville Cemetery with the Rev. H.F. Beckers officiating..  

Sources: US Census: 1940; "Leesville Leader": December 4, 1947, August 5, 1965  


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