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MELHORN, William

    Cambria Freeman, 04 Sep 1903, Contributed by Patty Millich

William Melhorn, division foreman of the Cambria & Clearfield railroad, between Barnesboro and Cherrytree, died at the latter place last Friday of heart trouble superinduced by typhoid fever. He suffered two relapses from the latter disease and was on a fair way to recovery when he succumbed to heart trouble. Mr. Melhorn was about 35 years of age, and is survived by his widow and two children. He was a brother of Howard Melhorn who is quite ill at Cresson with consumption.

Mr. Melhorn was a son of Mr. and Mrs. Peter A. Melhorn of Loretto, where he was born. The surviving brothers and sisters are: Jonathan of Loretto; Mrs. C. A. McGuire of Johnstown; Mrs. R. A. Glass of Cresson; Henry of Johnsonburg, Elk county; Edward of Allegheny township and Charles at Loretto. The funeral took place at Loretto Monday, services being conducted in St. Michael's Catholic church. Interment was made in Loretto.

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