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Millard Filmore Africa
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Birth: 1856
Death: Apr. 20, 1931

(Courtesy of jcabowers)
Altoona Tribune April 24, 1931 Page 12
Millard Filmore Africa, who was employed almost 54 years by the Pennsylvania Railroad company, died at his home, 1902 Union Ave, yesterday, 2:16 A.M.; after an illness of only a week. Mr. Africa was the son of Robert W. and Jennie Weaver Africa, born in Huntingdon, July 1, 1856. He entered PRR service in the Huntingdon shops as a laborer when a lad of 16 and came to Altoona in 1878 with only a few weeks elapsing between his Huntingdon and Altoona service. He was a car builder in the Fourth street shops for 28 years, a watchman nine years and later an electrician, retiring August 1, 1926. He was a member of the First Episcopal Church. His first wife Ida Doughman Africa, died in 1892. Surviving are his second wife Mrs. Ella Minder Africa and three sons: Robert W., Harry M., And Arthur E. Africa; seven grandchildren, a brother and a sister: Howard Africa, Wilkinsburg; Mrs. C. B. Miller, Cleveland, O. Funeral services will be held at Stevens Memorial chapel Sunday, 2:30 P.M. the Rev. J. McK. Reiley, D. D. officiating. Interment will follow at Fairview Cemetery. The body may be viewed till noon Sunday
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  Ida May Africa (1863 - 1892)*
  Ella Rebecca Minder Africa (1870 - 1935)*
  Harry M Africa (1885 - 1936)*
  Charles L Africa (1898 - 1899)*
*Calculated relationship
Fairview Cemetery
Blair County
Pennsylvania, USA
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Record added: Jul 31, 2007
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 Added: Sep. 21, 2008
Rest in Peace.
- Mary
 Added: Jan. 28, 2008

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