Oscar and Minnie Mankell had three children:
There are separate web pages for Herman and Cora and Edna and Alvin; most of this web page will be focused on the youngest sibling, Alice. All three children of Oscar and Minnie were born on the Mankell homestead, attended school at District 25, which was only 2 miles from the farm, and were baptized and confirmed at the Lake Florida Mission Church which was 2.5 miles from the farm. Herman and Alice graduated from New London High School, 1917 and 1921 respectively. Edna did not graduate from high school.
After graduating from New London High School in 1921, Alice attended St. Cloud Teachers' College and taught in various St. Paul schools (c1926-1931).
Alice married George Alvig on June 30, 1931 at Lake Florida Mission Church. George grew up in Dovre Township, just south of Lake Andrew Township. His parents Nels and Bella were both born in Minnesota and for a few years the family lived in South Dakota. At the time of the 1930 federal census George was living in Montevideo, in western Minnesota where he was a businessman. At the time of their 1931 marriage he owned Alvig Motor Sales in Montevideo. Alice and George lived in Montevideo, then Spicer, and later California where they lived until their deaths. They are buried at Greenwood Memorial Park in San Diego. They had 2 children: