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 Charles Fenton Elgin

Charles Fenton Elgin

Birth
Aldie, Loudoun County, Virginia, USA
Death 8 Apr 1914 (aged 82)
Poolesville, Montgomery County, Maryland, USA
Burial Beallsville, Montgomery County, Maryland, USA
Plot Row C, Lot 14, Site 9
Memorial ID 59679685 · View Source
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Parents:
- William S. Elgin [1804-1855]
- Mary (Garrett) Elgin [1807-1863]

Married Helen Douglas Smith on January 29, 1863 in Montgomery County, Maryland.

Children:
- John Jordan Elgin [1864-1864]
- Mary Elizabeth Elgin Mann [1865-1957]
- Charles William Elgin [1867-1934]
- John Thomas Elgin [1869-1952]
- Edward Wootten Elgin [1871-1959]
- Jessie Virginia Elgin [1873-1966]
- Cleopatra Elgin [1875-1877]
- James Arthur Gorman Elgin [1877-1959]

All of their children are buried in Monocacy except the first, John Jordan Elgin, b. 14 Feb 1864 in Poolesville, MD, d. 14 Jul 1864. His burial is unknown.

Obituary
Frederick Post - April 8, 1914

Charles F. Elgin, eighty-two years old, a resident of Poolesville district, died suddenly Monday night at the home of his son, Arthur G. Elgin. He was stricken with heart disease while preparing to retire and died almost instantly.

He leaves four sons and two daughters: Charles W. Elgin, Arthur G. Elgin, Mrs. Arthur Mann and Miss Jessie Elgin, of Poolesville, and John T. and Edward Elgin, of New York.

Mr. Elgin was a native of Virginia but had lived in this county more than half a century. For many years he held a position with the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Company. His wife, who before her marriage was Miss Helen Smith, died several years ago.

The funeral will take place this afternoon and burial will be at Beallsville.



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  • Created by: Betty Frain
  • Added: 6 Oct 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 59679685
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Charles Fenton Elgin (12 Mar 1832–8 Apr 1914), Find A Grave Memorial no. 59679685, citing Monocacy Cemetery, Beallsville, Montgomery County, Maryland, USA ; Maintained by Betty Frain (contributor 46858568) .