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Subject: [ALL] PORIGNEAUX, SNYDER, GRAHAM, JACKSON Apr. 22,1927 McDonald PA Record
Date: Sat, 7 Jul 2007 08:54:54 -0400
PORIGNEAUX, SNYDER, GRAHAM, JACKSON
Mrs. Henrietta PORIGNEAUX, widow, aged 65 years, who made her
home with her son, Ferdinand PORIGNEAUX, a foreman for the Gilmore Coal
Mining company, near Venice, died at 4:50 o'clock Friday morning, April 15,
1927, in the Canonsburg General hospital as a result of burns she sustained
Monday about 1 p.m. when her clothes caught fire at the home of Mrs. Sylvia
HUART on R. D. 3, McDonald, whom she was nursing.
Mrs. PORIGNEAUX was buried to the Canonsburg hospital, and
although her burns were severe, here condition was not regarded as critical
until midnight Thursday when her heart went bad and her death occurred at
the time noted.
The body was brought to the J. C. ROGERS mortuary in McDonald
and prepared for burial, after which it was taken to the home of her son.
Mrs. PORIGNEAUX held membership in the French U. P. church of
McDonald, and the funeral services were held Sunday at 2 p.m., at the home,
in charge of the pastor, the Rev. August DEVOS. The interment was in the
Venice U.P. cemetery.
William LUTZ and family of Third street attended the funeral of
Mrs. LUTZ's brother, W. J. SNYDER, in Parkers Landing on Monday.
The Rev. John Joseph GRAHAM died Tuesday, April 12, 1927, at hi
home in Geneva, Ohio. Since a severe illness in February 1921, Mr. GRAHAM
had been a semi-invalid and for the past year was confined to his bed most
of the time.
Mr. GRAHAM was born in Athlone, County Westmeath, Ireland,
November 11, 1845, of Scotch0Irish descent. When five years of age his
family came to New Jersey and later settled near Springfield, Ill.
Mr. GRAHAM was a self-made man. He put himself through
Princeton college graduating in 1872 and in 1875 he completed his
theological training in Western seminary, Pittsburgh. In order to
accomplish this he taught district school, was chaplain in the West Penn
hospital, Pittsburgh, and served for a summer as missionary for the American
Tract Society in the Allegheny mountains.
During a period in the Civil war he guarded trains in Missouri
He served as pastor in the Presbyterian church of the following
towns: Mineral Ridge, Ohio, Mt. Vernon, Ill., Perrysville, Pa., Imperial,
Pa., Lowellville, Ohio, and West Liberty, W. Va.
While living on a farm in North Dakota, in an attempt to regain
his health, he frequently conducted religious services in school houses.
For two summers he preached at Harpersfield.
Throughout his long illness he manifested exceptional patience
and great faith. His favorite Bible verse was "And we know that all things
work together for good to them that love God, to them who are called
according to his purpose."
On September 15, 1875, Mr. GRAHAM married Miss Frances WHITING
of Mineral Ridge, Ohio. For children were born to this union, two sons and
two daughters. He is survived by his wife and two daughters: Mrs. Clyde
HEHR of Geneva, Ohio, and Charlotte of Cleveland, Ohio.
The Rev. Mr. GRAHAM was one of the most honorable and
conscientious men that ever lived in this community.
*Montour Valley column
Mrs. Bendy HOLLAND, and son Arthur, and Mrs. Robert GRANT and
son Archibald attended the funeral of David JACKSON at Hollidays Cove, W.
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