James Arthur Gorman “Arthur” Elgin

James Arthur Gorman “Arthur” Elgin

Poolesville, Montgomery County, Maryland, USA
Death 6 Mar 1959 (aged 81)
Frederick, Frederick County, Maryland, USA
Burial Beallsville, Montgomery County, Maryland, USA
Plot Row I, Lot 19, Site 4
Memorial ID 59680532 · View Source
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- Charles Fenton Elgin [1832-1914]
- Helen Douglas (Smith) Elgin [1837-1911]

Married (1) Diana Evans Carpenter on 8 March 1905 in Washington, D.C.

- Arthur Carpenter Elgin [1906-1982]
- John Edward Elgin [1908-1984]
- Clifford Howard Elgin [1912-1934]
- Charles William Elgin [1915-1997]

Married (2) Mary Sterling Aldridge on 12 October 1925.
- no children.

Local pharmacist in Poolesville, MD.

The News (Frederick, MD) - March 7, 1959

Dr. Arthur Gorman Elgin, who owned and operated a drug store in Poolesville for 42 years before his retirement in 1952, died Friday at Frederick Memorial Hospital, aged 81 years.

Dr. Elgin, a son of the late Charles F. and Helen E. Elgin, was born October 4, 1877 and was a lifelong resident of Poolesville.

He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Mary A. Elgin; three sons, Arthur C., of Chevy Chase; John E., of Rockville, and Charles W., of Poolesville, Five grandchildren; one sister, Mrs. Jessie V. Richey and a brother, Edward W. Elgin, both of Poolesville, also survive.

Dr. Elgin was a lifelong member of St. Peter's Episcopal church, Poolesville, where he served as a member of the vestry for many years.

His body is at the William B. Hilton funeral home, Barnesville. Funeral services will be held in St. Peter's church Monday morning at 11 o'clock, with Rev. Carter S. {?} officiating. Interment in Monocacy Cemetery, Beallsville.

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