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 Thomas Monroe Alger, Sr

Thomas Monroe Alger, Sr

Birth
Page County, Virginia, USA
Death 6 Oct 1962 (aged 85)
New Eagle, Washington County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Donora, Washington County, Pennsylvania, USA
Plot Redeemer, 106B-2
Memorial ID 92760206 · View Source
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Son of Elias Roy "Leroy" and Mary Frances (Pettit) Alger, who were married on 22 Aug 1867 in Page County, Virginia. His father was a laborer and former Civil War Confederate Soldier and his mother was a homemaker who birthed a total of fifteen children, of which only eight survived.

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Marriage 1: Molly Victoria Elkins
Date: 29 Dec 1897
Location: Cedarville, Warren Co., VA
Outcome: Widower
4 Children:
i. Hollis
ii. William Robert
iii. James Russell Sr
iv. Virginia Elizabeth

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Marriage 2: Edna May (Behanna) Connelly
Date: 4 Jul 1914
Location: Donora, Washington Co., PA.
Outcome: Deceased
5 Children:
v. Edna May
vi. Ella E.
vii. Frances S.
viii. Thomas Monroe Jr
ix. Catherine Roberta

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Occupation: Foreman/Iron Moulder
Status: Married
Age: 85 years
Cause: Unknown
Internment Date: 10 Oct 1962

Familial Relation: GgFather

- Luana Dawn Alger, 1 Jan 2016

signifies direct lineage

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Obituary:

ALGER — Thomas M., Sr., 85, of Ridge View Terrace, Carroll Twp., died Saturday, Oct. 6, 1962, at 8 p.m. in Monongahela Memorial Hospital.

Surviving are his widow, Edna; two sons, Russell of New York City, and Thomas M. Jr. of Suffern, N.Y., one step-son, Bartley Connolly of Ridgeview Terrace; four daughters, Mrs. Beverly (Edna) Acheson of Butler, Mrs. John (Ella) Fortunate of Canonsburg, Mrs. Paul (Frances) Gembarosky of Ridgeview Terrace and Mrs. Jonas (Roberta) Zimmerman of Elizabeth R. D. 3; one stepdaughter, Marie Connolly of Thiells, N Y.; two sisters, Mrs. Rachel Skelton of Connellsville, and Mrs. Lucy Lash of Maryland; seventeen grandchildren and fifteen great-grandchildren.

Friends are being received at the Richard E. Lawson Funeral Home, Donora, until Tuesday, Oct. 10, when the body will be removed to Sampson Union Church for viewing from noon until time of services at 2 p.m. The Rev. Russell Sipe, pastor of the church, will be in charge. Interment at Mon Valley Memorial Park. — Richard E. Lawson

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Disclaimer:

All pertinent information I have included here can be verified by U.S. Federal Census Records for the family in conjunction with various public records, including any documents I may upload to this memorial.

Though I can not prove with 100% certainty that this family's composition and relation status is as I display it to be, I can say that the circumstantial evidence weighs very heavily in favor of the accuracy of these stated familial connections.

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  • Created by: Luana Dawn Alger
  • Added: 29 Jun 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 92760206
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Thomas Monroe Alger, Sr (5 Apr 1877–6 Oct 1962), Find A Grave Memorial no. 92760206, citing Mon Valley Memorial Park, Donora, Washington County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Luana Dawn Alger (contributor 46628170) .