John A. MCCONNELL 4/02 (1847 - 1920).
(Josiah McConnell 3/01, John McConnell 2/04, Samuel McConnell 1/01?)
He was married to Isabella MURPHY (Oct., 1850 in Pennsylvania - ?) about 1875.
John A. MCCONNELL and Isabella MURPHY had the following children:
The various Census reports show that they did not have any children.
Details of the life of John A. MCCONNELL 4/02
BIRTH: February, 1847 in Lee Twp., Carroll Co., Ohio.
4 years old & born in Ohio on the 1850 Census in Lee Twp., Carroll Co., Ohio.
12 years old & born in Ohio on the 1860 Census in Lee Twp., Carroll Co., Ohio.
24 years old & born in Ohio on the 1870 Census in Lee Twp., Carroll Co., Oh.
53 years old & born in Ohio on the 1900 Census in Alleghenh, Allegheny Co., Pa.
63 years old & born in Ohio on the 1910 Census in Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co., Pa.
72 years old & born in Ohio on the 1920 Census in Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co., Pa.
MARRIAGE: Isabella MURPHY about 1875.
OCCUPATION: Asbestos Manufacturer.
DEATH: August 31, 1920 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
John's obituary in the Carroll Chronicle, Carrollton, Ohio, Friday, September 3, 1920.
John A. McConnell died at his residence in Pittsburgh, Monday. The funeral services were held Wednesday evening and interment was made Thursday. Deceased was born in Carroll County, but had lived in Pittsburgh for a number of years where he was engaged in the asbestos covering business. He is survived by the wife, and the following brothers and sisters; Wesley and George E. McConnell of Lee Township; and Howard McConnell in the West; Mrs. James Kelly, Mrs. Anna Yeager and Mrs. Elmer Gault, all of this county. Deceased was about 90 years old.
John's obituary in the Free Press Standard, Carrollton, Ohio, Thursday, September 2, 1920.
John A. McConnell, aged 73, died Tuesday in his home, 1413 Fayette Street, North side. He was born at Harlem Springs, and came to Pittsburgh in 1874 to become pastor of the Simpson Methodist Episcopal Church, Lockhart Street. On account of ill health he left the ministry and engaged in the asbestos manufacturing business and was one of the pioneers in the development of pipe coverings and other asbestos products. He was a graduate of Harlem College and Scio University and was a member of the official board of the North Avenue Methodist Episcopal Church, Zion Lodge, Independent Order of Odd Fellows and Fort Pitt Council, Order of Independent Americans. He leaves his widow, Mrs. Isabella (Murphy) McConnell; two brothers and four sisters. -- Pittsburgh Gazette-Times.
(Note: If a date has before it "abt", that means that the year has been estimated from an age given on a Census report.)
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