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 Everette D Alger

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Everette D Alger

  • Birth 16 Oct 1899 Jefferson County, West Virginia, USA
  • Death 30 May 1914 Jefferson County, West Virginia, USA
  • Burial Charles Town, Jefferson County, West Virginia, USA
  • Memorial ID 40905824

Young Alger killed By Live Wire. Everette Alger, the fourteen year old son of Mr. and Mrs. H.A. Alger, formerly of Compton, this county, but now of near Charles Town, W.VA, was electrocuted last Saturday morning while removing an abandoned telephone line on the Berryville and Charles Town Turnpike near Rippon. One of the telephone wires came in contact with a live wire of the Northern Virginia Elecric Company which carried 23,000 volts of electricity. Young Alger was born and raised in Page,VA and moved to Charles Town a few years ago. his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. M.V. Alger and uncles Jacob V, Isaac N, George, Israel H. Burner and J.W. Lang all of Page, left on Sunday for Charles Town to attend the funeral which took place Monday in Charles Town. Source Page News & Courier. (Page County Virginia), Friday 5 June 1914. Thanks to Find A Grave contributor T. Leicher for the news article and obituary.


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  • Created by: bill jordan
  • Added: 20 Aug 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 40905824
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Everette D Alger (16 Oct 1899–30 May 1914), Find A Grave Memorial no. 40905824, citing Edge Hill Cemetery, Charles Town, Jefferson County, West Virginia, USA ; Maintained by bill jordan (contributor 46784636) .