About Anna D. Alsap
Anna ( MURRAY ) Alsap's obit
Arizona Republican-Dec 21, 1902
December 21, 1902
Mrs. Anna D. Alsap died at 4 o'clock yesterday morning
at her home, corner of Third Avneue and Monroe Street.
Mrs. Alsap had not been in robust health for a long time
yet she had not been so ill until last Wednesday as to
require the services of a physician. Her illness grew
steadily until she died. The funeral will take place at
2 o'clock this afternoon from the family residence.
Mrs. Alsap was forty seven years of age. She was Miss
Anna D. Murray and was a native of Texas but had resided
in the Salt River Valley for more than thirty years.
Twenty six years ago she was married to Judge John T.
Alsap who died in 1887. He was one of the foremost
citizens of the territory. He had been territorial
treasurer, district attorney and was the first probate
judge of Maricopa County.
Mrs. Alsap was connected with the Methodist Episcopal
church South since its organization in 1872 and was
always an active member. For the last twenty years
she had been at the head of the Sunday school work
of the church. There as not in all the territory a
woman more widely loved and more deeply respected.
city. She also leaves four sisters, Mrs. Neri Osborn,
Mrs. W.L. Osborn, Mrs. R.L. Rosson of Los Angeles and
Mrs. Chenoweth of Lordsburg New Mexico.