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James McDonald
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Birth: Jan. 23, 1860
Lancashire, England
Death: Nov. 26, 1923
Cleveland
Cuyahoga County
Ohio, USA

Son of James McDONALD and Mary BURNS. Husband of Isabella OFFORD.

Obituary:
SOUTH FORK MAN FATALLY INJURED
James McDonald Meets Death While Visiting in Cleveland; Burial Thursday
Special to The Tribune
SOUTH FORK, Nov. 27. James McDonald, aged 61 years, of Maple street, was fatally injured Sunday evening when he fell down a flight of cellar steps at the home of his son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Reuben L. Bush, of Cleveland, O., at whose home he had been visiting for the past week. He died yesterday morning at a hospital in Cleveland, death being due to a severe fracture of the skull. The body arrived here at 10 o'clock this morning and was removed by George Bros. undertakers, to the home of his daughter, Mrs. Charles Frederick of Maple street, with whom the deceased had resided. Mr. McDonald was an employee of the Stineman Coal Mining Company. His wife preceded him to the grave some years ago. Funeral services probably will be held Thursday morning in St. James Catholic Church, of which the deceased was a member. Interment will be in the church cemetery.
Johnstown Tribune
27 Nov 1923

Funeral of James McDonald
SOUTH FORK, Nov. 28. Funeral services for James McDonald, who was fatally injured at the Bush home in Cleveland on Sunday, will be held at St. James' Catholic Church here at 10 o'clock Friday morning, as mass of requiem to be said by the pastor, the Rev. Father Howard, with burial in the church cemetery. The body was brought to this place yesterday. The deceased was born in England in February, 1861, coming to America about 1885. He located in Westmoreland County for a while, coming to South Fork about 25 years ago to work for the Stineman Coal Company. About six weeks ago he went to Cleveland to visit the Bush family. Mr. McDonald fell down a flight of stairs there on Sunday morning, fracturing his skull. His death occured on the following morning. The deceased's wife, Mrs. Isabella (Offord) McDonald, died here about four years ago. James McDonald was a brother of Dennis McDonald, of Conemaugh; John McDonald, and Mrs. Mary Herron, of England; Mrs. Edward Doyle, of this place, and Mrs. Frank Noel, of Irwin. The surviving sons and daughters are James, married and living here; John, Frank and Charles, single and at home in this place; Mary, wife of Charles Frederick; Tessie, wife of Daniel Mundy, and Elizabeth, wife of Ron Wicks, of South Fork; Margaret, wife of R.L. Bush, of Cleveland; Agnes, wife of Joseph Balitas, of Fostoria, O., and Emma, wife of Peter Lees, of Akron, O. The body is now at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Frederick, of 221 Maple street, in this place.
Johnstown Tribune
28 Nov 1923 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  James McDonald (1839 - 1895)
 
 Spouse:
  Isabella Offord McDonald (1865 - 1919)*
 
 Children:
  James Offord McDonald (1884 - 1970)*
  Mary A. McDonald Frederick (1885 - 1972)*
  Daniel David McDonald (1888 - 1917)*
  Emma McDonald Lees (1890 - 1932)*
  John McDonald (1894 - 1895)*
  Elizabeth L. McDonald Wicks (1896 - 1992)*
  Charles Joseph McDonald (1906 - 1976)*
  Catherine McDonald (1908 - 1909)*
 
 Siblings:
  James McDonald (1860 - 1923)
  Emily McDonald Kelly (1862 - 1897)*
  Denis McDonald (1871 - 1949)*
  Elizabeth M. McDonald Noel (1873 - 1958)*
  Theresa McDonald Doyle (1876 - 1946)*
  Francis McDonald (1879 - 1921)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Saint James Cemetery
South Fork
Cambria County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Created by: Kathryn Doyle
Record added: Jun 10, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 14560937
James McDonald
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