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Merl David Alcorn
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Birth: Jan. 20, 1888
Du Bois
Clearfield County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Mar. 25, 1908
Du Bois
Clearfield County
Pennsylvania, USA

DuBois Morning Courier, Thursday, March 26, 1908

Death of David M. Alcorn
Young Man Had Been Long Afflicted With Tuberculosis

Death has entered the home of Mr. and Mrs. G. M. Alcorn, of East Weber avenue, and claimed their youngest son, David Merl Alcorn, aged 20 years the 20th of last Janueary, died at 5 o'clock yesterday afternoon after an illness extending more than a year.

The young man was born and raised in DuBois and was known by his many friends as an exceptionally good boy. A little more than a year ago he was taken with a severe cold which speedily developed into tuberculosis. Nothing could stay the progress of the white plague and the end came peacefully yesterday as stated.

Having spent his whole life in DuBois the young man was known to a large circle and everyone was his friend. He was at one time assistant secretary at the Central Y. M. C. A., but the last work he did was as clerk at Cannon's shoe store. He was also employed at one time at the Moore News stand. These positions brought him in contact with many people and gave him an unusually large acquaintance for a young man. He was also a member of the Baptist church and active when in good health. His parents and brother and sister will have the sympathy of the community in this hour of bereavement.

Funeral services will be held at the family residence Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock. Interment in Rumberger cemetery in charge of Weber Undertaking company. 
 
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 Parents:
  George Milton Alcorn (1859 - 1935)
  Hannah A McBrier Alcorn (1861 - 1940)
 
 Sibling:
  Jessie I Alcorn (1886 - 1969)*
  Merl David Alcorn (1888 - 1908)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Rumbarger Cemetery
Du Bois
Clearfield County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Created by: Carol Laughlin
Record added: Jan 07, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 46414245
Merl David Alcorn
Added by: Carol Laughlin
 
 
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