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John Henry Alston, Jr
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Birth: Nov. 17, 1845
Starkville
Oktibbeha County
Mississippi, USA
Death: Oct. 6, 1914
Mobile
Mobile County
Alabama, USA

John Alston, son of Dr. John Henry Alston and the former Miss Virginia Sills, was born on November 17th 1845 in Starkville, Mississippi.

During the Civil War, John Alston served as a Private in Company G, 15th Mississippi Infantry Regiment; for which his widowed wife would receive a pension from after his death.

In 1876, John married Mollie Muse, daughter of Robert and Jane [McKell] Muse, at the Associate Reformed Presbyterian church in Starkville. They had four children:

Alma Laura Alston Burton (1877 - 1927)
John Muse Alston (1886 - 1936)
Arthur Grey Alston (1889 - 1927)
Virginia Alston Cunningham (1899 - 1973)

Shortly after John was married, he moved to Mobile, Alabama; where John worked as a bookkeeper for a large cotton factory.

John Alston, Jr. departed this life on the 6th day of October 1914 at the age of 68. He is buried alongside his wife, Mollie, daughter, Alma Alston Burton and two sons, John Muse and Grey Alston in Magnolia Cemetery.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Virginia Rebecca Sills Alston (1827 - 1897)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Muse Alston (1858 - 1938)
 
 Children:
  Alma Laura Alston Burton (1877 - 1927)*
  John Muse Alston (1886 - 1936)*
  Arthur Grey Alston (1889 - 1927)*
 
 Siblings:
  John Henry Alston (1845 - 1914)
  Grey Sills Alston (1849 - 1920)*
  Spencer Hinton Alston (1852 - 1921)*
  Bragg Alston (1861 - 1937)*
  Bessie Lee Alston McCreight (1864 - 1945)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Magnolia Cemetery
Mobile
Mobile County
Alabama, USA
Plot: A-Main, Range G, Lot 33
 
Created by: GMG
Record added: Mar 02, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 86129716
John Henry Alston, Jr
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John Henry Alston, Jr
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