John McAlpine

John McAlpine

Birth
Wishaw, North Lanarkshire, Scotland
Death 11 Apr 1914 (aged 68)
Lonaconing, Allegany County, Maryland, USA
Burial Lonaconing, Allegany County, Maryland, USA
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John McAlpine was the son of John McAlpine and Barbara [Bell] McAlpine.

The Evening Times, Cumberland, Maryland
Monday, April 13, 1914
Mr. John McAlpine, Sr., one of Lonaconing's most highly respected citizens, died Saturday afternoon about 2:00 o'clock, at his home on East Main Street. Death resulted from a paralytic stroke which he suffered about a month ago and which cause a hardening of the arteries.
The deceased who was in his seventieth year, was born in Wishaw, Lanarkshire, Scotland, on May 26, 1845. With his family he came to this country at the age of twenty-one and settled in Lonaconing, where four years later he married Miss Elizabeth Fleming, who died five years ago.
With the exception of the past five years, Mr. McAlpine was engaged in the coal mining. He was a director in the Lonaconing Savings Bank and a stockholder in the McAlpine Clothing Store. He was a member of Georges Creek Valley Lodge, No. 161, A.F. & A. M.
The deceased is survived by four daughters, Mrs. Margaret Somerville, of Lonaconing; Mrs. Frederick Butts, of Pittston, Pennsylvania; Mrs. O. B. Boughton, of Cumberland, Maryland; and Miss Emily McAlpine at home; four sons, Messrs, John, James and David of Lonaconing and Lt. Harrison McAlpine, US Army, stationed at Governor's Island, New York; three brothers, Mr. James McAlpine of Lonaconing, and Messrs. Mr. Robert and George McAlpine of Wishaw, Scotland.
The funeral took place this afternoon at 2:00 o'clock with services at his late home, conducted by the Reverend H. L. Ernest of the First Presbyterian Church, and he was laid to rest under Masonic honors at Oak Hill Cemetery, Lonaconing.


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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John McAlpine (26 May 1845–11 Apr 1914), Find a Grave Memorial no. 76479524, citing Oak Hill Cemetery, Lonaconing, Allegany County, Maryland, USA ; Maintained by Sally Atkinson (contributor 47452169) .