Charles L. Alcott was the son of Logan Alcott and his wife, the former Elizabeth Ann Bodine. The Alcotts were living in Camden as early as 1854. Logan Alcott was one of the founding stewards of Broadway Methodist Episcopal Church.Logan Alcott was in the coal business. The Alcott family was living at 440 West Street in 1864. By the following year they had moved to 425 West Street. When the Census was taken in 1870, the Alcott family consisted of Logan and Elizabeth Alcott and children William, Emeline, Daniel, Mary, Nicholas, and Charles Alcott. The Alcotts lived next door to Micijah and Emeline Bates. Emeline Bates and Elizabeth Alcott were sisters. George W. Bates, the son of Micijah and Emeline,
ALCOTT - On September 24. 1898, Della, wife of Charles L. Alcott, aged 46 years. The relatives and friends of the family, also members of Rising Star Lodge, No. 5, Order of the Shepherds of Bethlehem, of Camden, N. J.. are respectfully invited to attend the funeral services on Wednesday afternoon, September 28, at 2 o'lock, at the residence of her brother-in-law, Theodore E. Foulks, No. 532 South Fifth street, Camden. N. J. Interment private at Evergreen Cemetery.
Charles Alcott, short stop of the Ashland club, signed a contract to play with the St. Louis club to-day. He played with Harry Lyons and was highly recommended by the latter. He is 30 years of age, and of strong, athletic build, a good runner and a hard hitter. He played with the famous Merretts of Camden, Trendon, Syracuse, and Scranton clubs.