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    Johnstown Tribune, 14 Jul 1909, Page 2, Contributed by Diann Olsen


Aged Former Johnstowner, Expires at Fort Palmer, Westmoreland County.

Special to The Tribune.

Fort Palmer, Pa., July 14. -- David McClelland, for thirty-five years a resident of Johnstown, died Thursday, July 8th, at his home here. He was eighty-five years old. His funeral took place on Sunday, July 11th.

David McClelland was born in County Down, Ireland. He came to America in 1844, spent several years in and about Philadelphia, and then located in Johnstown. In that city he worked for twenty-eight years with the Cambria Iron Company and at the Cambria Foundry helped to make the first steel put out in Johnstown. He moved to the Ligonier Valey in 1875. His wife died Novemer 27, 1908, and he is survived by the following sons and daughters: Thomas McClelland, of Johnstown, and Mrs. Z. O. McMillen, Mrs. Elizabeth Knupp, David and Belle, all of Ligonier Valley.

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