1883 - 1919
Alice Hagadorn was born on the 11th of December, 1883 in Corinth, New York to her mother, Sarah who had immigrated from Ireland. She had five other blood related siblings but only two others were alive besides her by the year 1910. She had an older step-brother, Warren H. Ross, who worked in the paper mills. Hagadorn worked as a Stenographer in an office and earned wages from it but did not take any weeks off. Her entire family could speak, read and write English as well as owned their own house on Palmer Avenue.
Ancestry.com. 1910 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006.1910
In the 1905 Census Records, Hagadorn's step-father's name was recorded as Joseph B. Ross who worked as a mechanic. Alongside this her step-brother, Willie H. Hagadorn, who worked in the mills and step-sister, Maud G. Ross, were noted down as well.
Ancestry.com. New York, State Census, 1905 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2014.
Hagadorn worked as a nurse in a mobile station from the 24th of May, 1918 to the 4th of July, 1918 as it was noted in her death records. It was also stated that she worked in a camp hospital in France from the 4th of July until death.
Ancestry.com. New York, Abstracts of World War I Military Service, 1917-1919 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2013.
On the 25th of May, 1919, Hagadorn and two other nurses were near Chateau Thierry heading back one night when they tried to swerve to avoid a biker and crashed. She fractured her skull and since she was christian Hagadorn was buried with a cross on the 28th of May, 1919.
Her mother’s note corresponding to the question of the Gold Star Mothers Pilgrimages alongside her sister's, Stella C. Hagadorn, asking if she could accompany her mother.