Thomas Channing McPherson

28 July 1873–21 April 1964 (Age 90)
Beaver Falls, Beaver, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Thomas Channing

When Thomas Channing McPherson was born on 28 July 1873, in Beaver Falls, Beaver, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Dr. Thomas Greer McPherson, was 35 and his mother, Jane Riley, was 35. He married Elizabeth Blount on 28 July 1897, in Beaver, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Daugherty Township, Beaver, Pennsylvania, United States for about 5 years. He died on 21 April 1964, in New Brighton, Beaver, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 90.

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Thomas Channing McPherson
Elizabeth Blount
Marriage: 28 July 1897
Hazel Burdette Mc Pherson
Mary E Mc Pherson

Spouse and Children

28 July 1897
Beaver, Pennsylvania, United States


    Hazel Burdette Mc Pherson


    Mary E Mc Pherson


Parents and Siblings

    Dr. Thomas Greer McPherson


    Jane Riley





    Luella Elizabeth McPherson


    Harriett Jane McPherson


    Mary Viola McPherson


    Orville Reuben McPherson


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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 2

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

Age 4

Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 25

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac an Phearsain ‘son of the parson’ ( see Parsons ). This is the surname of various ecclesiastical families in Aberdeenshire and Argyll; it is also established in northern Ireland.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Thos C Mcpherson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Thomas Mcpherson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Thomas Mcpherson, "United States Census, 1940"

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