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Obituary1900 MO Lafayette Co 6-14-2019 10:09 PM
"Samuel C. McGlathery, a brother to Judge J. E. McGlathery, died at his home in Odessa at 9 o'clock on the night of February 26, at the age of fifty-eight years. Mr. McGlathery died of congestion of the brain and caalysis [paralysis ?], and had been ill for some time previous to his demise. He had been a life long member of M. E. church south, and had lived in Odessa about five years. Previous to that time he had lived in Cass county, near Strasburg, for about thirty-five years and was well known all over the county. He left a wife and six children well provided for by $5,000 life insurance. The funeral services occurred at the M. E. church in Odessa Thursday afternoon by the Rev. Milton Rader, pastor, and the remains were interred in the cemetery at that place."
- Clipping from Cass County Historical Society Archives, original source unknown, published in 1900.
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Obituary1900 MO Cass Co 6-14-2019 10:09 PM
"Samuel C. McGlathery, a brother to Judge J. E. McGlathery, died at his home in Odessa at 9 o'clock on the night of February 26, at the age of fifty-eight years. Mr. McGlathery died of congestion of the brain and caalysis [paralysis ?], and had been ill for some time previous to his demise. He had been a life long member of M. E. church south, and had lived in Odessa about five years. Previous to that time he had lived in Cass county, near Strasburg, for about thirty-five years and was well known all over the county. He left a wife and six children well provided for by $5,000 life insurance. The funeral services occurred at the M. E. church in Odessa Thursday afternoon by the Rev. Milton Rader, pastor, and the remains were interred in the cemetery at that place."
- Clipping from Cass County Historical Society Archives, original source unknown, published in 1900.
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Obituary03 FEB 1926 PA Bedford Co Juniata 6-8-2019 05:26 PM
"W. R. McDOWELL'
W. R. McDowell, of 405 Fourth street, Juniata, died early yesterday morning at the age of 65 years. He was born at Luthersburg., Oct. 23, 1864, the son of Samuel and Mary Ramsey McDowell. Two brothers and one sister, F. W. of Altoona, P. B. of McKean county, and Mrs. A. G. Gearhart of West Decatur, Clearfield county, survive. He was a blacksmith by trade and was employed by the Pennsylvania Railroad company for the past twenty years. Funeral services will be held at the home on Thursday evening at 7:30. The body will be taken to Curwensville on Friday morning at 7:25, where he will be buried in the family plot."
-- "Altoona Tribune" Altoona, PA, 03 Feb 1926, Wed, p. 12.
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Obituary31 JUL 1914 PA Blair Co Altoona 6-8-2019 12:46 PM
"EIGHTY FIVE YEARS WITHOUT A DOCTOR: This Is Record of S. M. McDowell, Who Died at Hunitata Thursday, of Pneumonia; SUBURB LOSES A NONAGENARIAN'

Samuel McGlathery McDowell, died in his 85th year last evening in the home of his son, W. R. McDowell, of 405 Fourth street, Juniata, his death, the result of embolic pneumonia. The deceased was a native of Centre county and was born near Warriorsmark, June 6, 1829. He was a man of more than ordinary physical health and never had a physician call on him professionally until the day before he died. In his more active years McDowell followed the trade of wheelwright and also worked in lumbering, delighting in later life to recall his experiences in the big woods and on the river. A large part of his life was spent in Clearfield county, during the past decade he made his home with his home with his sons in Altoona and Juntina, expanding his gradually declining energy in long walks about our surrounding area. The deceased was in every respect a courteous gentleman and a good citizen. He was a lifelong Methodist, active in the field of his religious faith and conscientious in all his dealings. Surviving are one daughter and three sons: Mrs. A. C. Gearhart, of Juntina Gap; E. W. McDowell of this city; W. R. McDowell of Juntina; and P. B. McDowell of Bingham. Also two brothers and two sisters--George McDowell, of Frogtown, Clarion county; Charles McDowell of Clearfield; Mrs. Jane Tate, of Mahaffey, and Mrs. Myrtle Shirley, of Woodland. Brief service will be held in the home of W. R. McDowell with whom the aged father spent his last two years, on tomorrow evening at 8 o'clock and on Sunday morning the remains will be taken to Curwensville, where funeral services will be held and interment made in the family burial ground."
--Altoona Tribune Altoona, PA, 31 Jul 1914, Fri, p. 16.
Obituary11 APR 1939 CO Larimer Co Fort Collins 6-7-2019 11:31 PM
"'REV. E. W. McDOWELL'
Rev. Dr. Edmund Wilson McDowell, a native of Altoona and a retired Presbyterian missionary who was well known among the older residents of the city, died March 31 in Fort Collins, Colorado, the Presbyterian church in the United States of America announced Sunday in New York.

Born in this city, Dr. McDonald was in his eighty-second year. He visited here five years ago, addressing the adult department of the Presbyterian church at that time.

The missionary was graduated from Wooster college, Wooster, Ohio in 1884 and from the Western Theological seminary, Pittsburg, in 1887. He sailed for Persia in September, 1887, where he spent 43 years. He was instrumental in developing mission work in Urumia [sic. Urmia], Persia, organizing a chain of village, schools and churches.

Following the World war he was active on behalf of thousands of Assyrian Christians. He carried their appeal for aid to the League of Nations, the British high commissioner in Mesopotamia and the archbishop of Canterbury.

Since March 19, 1928, when he retired. Dr. McDowell has spent his time preaching and lecturing. When he was here in 1934, he visited his cousin, Miss Bell McGlathery, 1404 Eleventh street.

Members of the family include his widow, Mrs. Elizabeth McDowell, and two sons, Dr. Phillip C. McDowell, a member of the Presbyterian mission in Tegeran, Iran and Robert of Ann Arbor, Michigan.
--" Altoona Tribune," Altoona, PA, 11 Apr 1939, Tue, 12.
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Obituary11 APR 1939 PA Blair Co Altoona 6-7-2019 11:31 PM
"'REV. E. W. McDOWELL'
Rev. Dr. Edmund Wilson McDowell, a native of Altoona and a retired Presbyterian missionary who was well known among the older residents of the city, died March 31 in Fort Collins, Colorado, the Presbyterian church in the United States of America announced Sunday in New York.

Born in this city, Dr. McDonald was in his eighty-second year. He visited here five years ago, addressing the adult department of the Presbyterian church at that time.

The missionary was graduated from Wooster college, Wooster, Ohio in 1884 and from the Western Theological seminary, Pittsburg, in 1887. He sailed for Persia in September, 1887, where he spent 43 years. He was instrumental in developing mission work in Urumia [sic. Urmia], Persia, organizing a chain of village, schools and churches.

Following the World war he was active on behalf of thousands of Assyrian Christians. He carried their appeal for aid to the League of Nations, the British high commissioner in Mesopotamia and the archbishop of Canterbury.

Since March 19, 1928, when he retired. Dr. McDowell has spent his time preaching and lecturing. When he was here in 1934, he visited his cousin, Miss Bell McGlathery, 1404 Eleventh street.

Members of the family include his widow, Mrs. Elizabeth McDowell, and two sons, Dr. Phillip C. McDowell, a member of the Presbyterian mission in Tegeran, Iran and Robert of Ann Arbor, Michigan.
--" Altoona Tribune," Altoona, PA, 11 Apr 1939, Tue, 12.
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