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 John Henry Alston, Jr

John Henry Alston, Jr

Birth
Starkville, Oktibbeha County, Mississippi, USA
Death 6 Oct 1914 (aged 68)
Mobile, Mobile County, Alabama, USA
Burial Mobile, Mobile County, Alabama, USA
Plot A-Main, Range G, Lot 33
Memorial ID 86129716 · View Source
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John Alston, son of Dr. John Henry Alston and the former Miss Virginia Sills, was born on November 17th 1845 in Starkville, Mississippi.

During the Civil War, John Alston served as a Private in Company G, 15th Mississippi Infantry Regiment; for which his widowed wife would receive a pension from after his death.

In 1876, John married Mollie Muse, daughter of Robert and Jane [née McKell] Muse, at the Associate Reformed Presbyterian church in Starkville. They had four children:
Alma Laura {m. Burton} (1877 - 1927)
John Muse (1886 - 1936)
Arthur Grey (1889 - 1927)
Virginia {m. Cunningham} (1898 - 1973)

Shortly after John was married, he moved his family to Mobile, Alabama; where he worked as a bookkeeper for a large cotton factory.

John Alston, Jr. departed this life on the 6th day of October 1914 at the age of 68. He is buried alongside his wife, Mollie, daughter, Alma Alston Burton and two sons, John Muse and Grey Alston in Magnolia Cemetery.


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  • Created by: GMG
  • Added: 2 Mar 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 86129716
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Henry Alston, Jr (17 Nov 1845–6 Oct 1914), Find A Grave Memorial no. 86129716, citing Magnolia Cemetery, Mobile, Mobile County, Alabama, USA ; Maintained by GMG (contributor 47391530) .