Alton Russell Whitford

Born: 16 Jan 1893
Born: Harborcreek Twp. Erie Co. PA
Died: Nov 1974
Loc: Erie, Erie Co. PA
Bur: North East Cemetery,
North East, Erie Co. PA
Gravestone Photo

Occupation: Car Mechanic

Father: LaFayette Whitford
Mother: Philena Palmer

Married: 28 Nov 1914 at Westfield,
Chautauqua Co. NY
Spouse: Mary A. Mose,
daughter of Henry Mose and Fredericka Barst

Children: Dorothy A.
World War I Draft Registration Card:
Name: Alton Russell Whitford
City: Harborcreek, Erie Co. PA
County: Erie
State: Pennsylvania
Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Birth Date: 16 Jan 1893
1900 Census: Harborcreek, Erie Co. PA
1910 Census: Harborcreek, Erie Co. PA
1920 Census: North East, Erie Co. PA
1930 Census: Millcreek, Erie Co. PA

SS Death Index:
Name: ALTON WHITFORD
Residence: 16510 Erie, Erie, PA
Born 16 Jan 1893
Died Nov 1974
Issued: PA (Before 195)

Obituary: Alton R. Whitford, 81, of 2306 Wagner Ave., died Saturday evening at Hamot Medical Center. He was born in Harborcreek Township, January 16, 1893, the son of the late Lafayette and Philena Palmer Whitford. He lived in Harborcreek and moved to North East in 1918. He had lived in Erie since 1928. He was employed at the International Harvester Co. for 30 years prior to his retirement in 1958. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Mose Whitford and is survived by a daughter, Mrs. James (Dorothy) Steinhoff, with whom he resided, a grandson, David J. Steinhoff, State College; three sisters, Miss. Anna Whitford, Westfield, N. Y., Mrs. Laura Kaness, Harborcreek, and Mrs. Ralph (Mabel) Dougan, North East; two brothers, Alfred Whitford, North East, and Clyde Whitford, Harborcreek Twp., and many nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the Dusckas Bailey Funeral Home, 2607 Buffalo Rd. Monday and Tuesday from 2 to 5 and 7 tp 9 p.m., where services will be conducted Wednesday at 1 p.m. by Rev. Ralph Storm, Interment will be in North East Cemetery.

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