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Alice Brinley Rickey

Female 1899 - 1988  (88 years)


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  • Name Alice Brinley Rickey 
    Born 1 Oct 1899  Carson City, Carson Co, Nevada, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 19 Jun 1988  San Gabriel, Los Angeles Co, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Los Angeles (Holy Cross Cem.), Los Angeles Co, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • !Alice resided at Huntington Hotel, Pasadena CA in later years.
      1. Social Security Death Index.
      2. ALICE birth date stated in 1900 NV Census, Ormsby Co, Carson Twp, p 155 is given as Oct 1897.
      3. Card file of John Quincy Rickey, Sacramento, CA says: "Alice played Mrs North on CBS Radio program--The Second Mrs Burton".
      4. p7, col 4, "San Francisco Examiner", 19 Oct 1918, says: "Oakland Society...Miss Alice Rickey...bride of Lt Daniel Frost, US Army...at home of her parents...in Berkeley...decided wedding would be an open air affair following decision of City Council forbidding such gatherings during the Spanish Influenza epidemic...ceremony performed by Father O'Kelley of St Mary's Cathedral of San Francisco, CA...about 200 guests..."
      5. Will of TBR, 14 Aug 1918; probate started 14 Jan 1920, Alameda Co, CA.
      6. Petition for Revocation of Probate, #27097, Dept 4, Alameda Co, CA by BERTHA LEVINA SCOTT says: "...surviving heirs at law and next of kin...ALICE BELLE RICKEY, widow...age 61...ALICE BRINLEY FROST (formerly RICKEY) daughter... age 22...BERTHA LEVINA SCOTT (formerly RICKEY) daughter...age 49...; CHARLES TREADWAY RICKEY and JEANNETTE RICKEY, a son and daughter respectively of CHARLES
      W. RICKEY, a deceased son of TBR...and aged respectively 23...and 14...legatees and devisees are also FRANCES RICKEY...age 47...surviving wife of said deceased son, CAROL OLNEY...age 25...an alleged adopted daughter of a deceased daughter of the above named decedent (of TBR); LOWNDES SCOTT...age 23...son of said contestant herein (BERTHA), and ANNA PLATE, sister of decedent (TBR)...age 60..."
      7. ancestry.com - CA Death Index, 1940-1997
      8. 1930 CA Fed Census, Alameda Co, Berkeley, Health District 3, ED 1-282, Sht 17-A, 200 Tunnel Rd, 275/292.
      9. Obituaries Alice R. Frost; Pasadena Civic Leader
      The Los Angeles Times (Pre-1997 Fulltext); Los Angeles, Calif.; Jun 21, 1988;
      Alice Rickey Frost, a horticulturist known for nearly 60 years for her civic and philanthropic activities in Pasadena, died Sunday in a San Gabriel sanitarium.
      The daughter of Thomas Rickey, a rancher and later state senator who raised cattle in Nevada when that state was still part of the Utah Territory, was 88 and had been ill for some time.
      Mrs. Frost was one of the first presidents of Pasadena Beautiful and was given primary credit for the tree plantings on Lake Avenue and Green Street in that city. She also served as president of the Pasadena Garden Club and was on the boards of the California Arboretum Foundation and Descanso Gardens Guild as well as serving as a president of the Pasadena Day Nursery and as a director of the California Historical Society.
      A widow, Mrs. Frost is survived by two daughters, Barbara Frost Harkness and Alice Frost Thomas, and a son, F. Daniel Frost. Ten grandchildren and seven great-grandchilden also survive.
      In lieu of flowers donations are asked to the California Arboretum Foundation.
    Person ID I169  Rickey Database
    Last Modified 21 Dec 2007 

    Family Francis Daniel Frost, Jr,   b. 26 Aug 1899, Paso Robles, San Luis Obispo Co, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Dec 1982, Milwaukee, Milwaukee Co, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 19 Oct 1918  Berkeley, Alameda Co, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F111  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1 Oct 1899 - Carson City, Carson Co, Nevada, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 19 Oct 1918 - Berkeley, Alameda Co, California, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 19 Jun 1988 - San Gabriel, Los Angeles Co, California, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Los Angeles (Holy Cross Cem.), Los Angeles Co, California, USA Link to Google Earth
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