James Karl McIlvain

James Karl McIlvain

Burton, Geauga County, Ohio, USA
Death 1 Oct 1942 (aged 83)
Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska, USA
Burial Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska, USA
Plot Sec-27 Lot-139 Sp-6
Memorial ID 74094996 · View Source
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James was the third child and third son of Andrew F and Dorcus A Moore McIllvain. He had a twin brother, Way, who died as an infant. He worked for the railroad first as a "cut walker" and later as ticket agent. For several years he managed the Central Hotel in Pittsburg, PA. After his daughter's marriage to Chester Steen, he moved to Norfolk, NE where he worked for the Northwestern Railroad until his retirement.

He and is wife lived with their daughter's family in Lincoln until his death in 1942.

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  • Maintained by: Robert Steen
  • Originally Created by: Tony & Cindy Lloyd
  • Added: 29 Jul 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 74094996
  • Robert Steen
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Karl McIlvain (3 Jul 1859–1 Oct 1942), Find A Grave Memorial no. 74094996, citing Wyuka Cemetery, Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska, USA ; Maintained by Robert Steen (contributor 48857253) .