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    Johnstown Tribune, 24 Dec 1896, Contributed by Lisa Baker


JUNKINS – At Ninevah, Westmoreland County, on Wednesday, December 23, 1896, at 12:30 A.M., JOHN B. JUNKINS, aged 61 years.

Funeral at 2 o’clock Thursday afternoon; interment in the new cemetery at Armagh.


John B. Junkins.

The subject of this sketch died at his home at Ninevah, Westmoreland County, at 12:30 o’clock yesterday morning, the cause of his demise being pneumonia. He was sixty-one years of age.

Mr. Junkins is survived by his wife, a daughter and son – Hattie and Spence – and a stepson and stepdaughter – Martin Gillpatrick, P.R.R. agent at Ninevah, and Mrs. James Murray, of Altoona.

He worked as a flagman for many years for the Pennsylvania Railroad Company, and later as a track-walker. For the past few years he was unable to work on account of failing health.

Mr. Junkins was a soldier in the late War, and was a member of Captain D. P. Smith Post 221, G. A. R., of New Florence.

The funeral took place at 2 o’clock this afternoon, interment being made in the new cemetery at Armagh.

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