Pugh, Robert W. 1842-1924

PUGH Robert W. (1842 – 1924)

Feb. 5, 1842
Hancock County
West Virginia, USA


Feb. 8, 1924
Mahoning County
Ohio, USA


East Liverpool Evening Review, East Liverpool, Columbiana Co., OH. Saturday, 09 Feb 1924, pg. 3.

Robert Pugh Dies In Youngstown

Robert Pugh, 82 years old, died yesterday in the home of his daughter, Mrs. Harry Stewart in Youngstown, O., following a long illness. He was one of the oldest residents of Hancock county. Four years ago while residing in Chester he suffered a stroke which affected his speech. He then went to Youngstown where he lived with his daughter. The deceased was the son of King David and Nancy Pugh of Gas Valley. He resided in Pughtown for a number of years and was an active member of the First Presbyterian church, being one of the elders. He latter moved to Chester and became affiliated with the Chester First Presbyterian church and during his stay here was named as one of the elders. For many years he was a director of the Hancock Building and Loan company. At the time of the Civil War he enlisted as a private in the 12th regiment of the West Virginia infantry. He is survived by his widow, Sarah Pugh and a granddaughter, Mrs. George Marquit of Hookstown. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Monday in the Presbyterian church of Chester, Rev. Frederick Cromer officiating. Burial will be made in Locust Hill cemetery. Friends may view the body at the G. A. Arner undertaking parlors in Carolina avenue from 12 o’clock noon until 1 p.m. Monday.

Contributed by George Allison