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Thomas Alston
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Birth: Oct. 24, 1857
Lancashire, England
Death: Mar. 31, 1941
Salt Lake City
Salt Lake County
Utah, USA

Thomas was born in Southport, Lancashire, England, the son of James Alston and Ann Molyneaux.

Thomas emigrated from Liverpool England, on the ship David Hoadley, May 10, 1865, and arrived in New York, New York on June 19, 1865. He came to the U.S. with his mother; Ann Molyneux, Alston a widow, and two siblings; Elizabeth 5 yrs, and Marjorie 3 yrs.

Thomas married Mary Ellen Holt, December 26, 1878, in the Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah.

Obituary ~ Deseret News, Tuesday, April 1, 1941, Page 18, Col. 5

"Thomas Alston Sr. ~ Funeral services for Thomas Alston Sr., 83, of 2029 Lincoln Street, a former clerk and recorder for Salt Lake and Summit Counties and a prominent member of the Church, who died Monday Morning at his home, will be conducted Wednesday at 12:15 p.m. in the Lincoln Ward Chapel, 2005 So. Ninth East Street. Burial will be in the Salt Lake Cemetery.

Friends may call at 124 Fourth East Street today from 5 until 8 p.m. and Wednesday from 10 to 11:30 a.m."


Cause of death was listed as Myocarditis. He was survived by his wife, Mary Ellen Holt, Alston.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Ann Molyneux Prye (1829 - 1899)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Ellen Holt Alston (1858 - 1954)
 
 Children:
  Ellen May Alston (1879 - 1881)*
  James Leroy Alston (1881 - 1918)*
  Clarence Holt Alston (1883 - 1884)*
  Thomas Alston (1885 - 1967)*
  Earl Alston (1887 - 1888)*
  Annie Alston Bywater (1888 - 1971)*
  Mary Leone Alston (1891 - 1914)*
  Walne Molyneux Alston (1894 - 1994)*
  Ray Lester Alston (1895 - 1999)*
  Emma Amelia Alston Lutz (1899 - 1989)*
  Martha Alston (1901 - 1901)*
 
 Siblings:
  Christopher Alston (1853 - 1930)*
  John Molyneux Alston (1855 - 1937)*
  Thomas Alston (1857 - 1941)
  Elizabeth Alston Driggs (1859 - 1919)*
  Marjorie Alston Whiteley (1861 - 1954)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Salt Lake City Cemetery
Salt Lake City
Salt Lake County
Utah, USA
Plot: Buried: 2 April ~ S-22-10-1W
 
Created by: Susan
Record added: Oct 12, 2009
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Thomas Alston
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