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GAINES, John, Sr.

    Gallitzin Weekly Item, 11 Mar 1910, Contributed by Mary Bayliss

GAINES John Gaines Sr. died at 4:40 Monday afternoon of last week; at his home in Altoona, after an illness of one week, from pneumonia. The deceased was aged 68 years, 11 months and two days, was born in Page county, Va. The deceased served for four years in the Confederate army. For a number of years he had been a resident of Altoona formerly residing at Coupon, and is survived by his wife and ten children, as follows: John W., Altoona; L. N., Hagerstown, Md., Mrs. Elizabeth Frances Beahm of Virginia; Mrs. Carrie V. Miller, Altoona; Mrs. Matilda C. Evans, Wilmore; Mrs. Hattie F. Minor, Mrs. Mary E. Plubell, Thomas M., Charles E. and Robert L. all of Altoona. Interment was made Thursday afternoon in Rose Hill cemetery. Six Union veterans acted as pall bearers.

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