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View Tree for Dr. John Wesley FawcettDr. John Wesley Fawcett (b. February 13, 1854, d. March 2, 1941)

John Wesley Fawcett (son of William Fawcett and Margaret Robinson)632, 633, 634 was born February 13, 1854 in Fawcett homestead near McKeesport, PA, and died March 2, 1941 in McKeesport, PA (at home)635, 636. He married (1) Carrie A. Rodgers. He married (2) Mary P. Guice on 1880637.

 Includes NotesNotes for John Wesley Fawcett:
bio in "Memoirs of Allegheny County" p. 97;
"Western Pennsylvania" pp 871-872


"Funeral Services for Physician to be Held Tomorrow Afternoon"

"Dr. John Wesley Fawcett, pioneer McKeesport resident and prominent in civic affairs, died yesterday at his home, 1104 Lincoln Way. He was 87. Born in the Fawcett Plan, named for his parents, Dr. Fawcett was the son of William and Margaret Robinson Fawcett. He was graduated from Mt. Union College, Alliance O., of which he was a trustee at his death and from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia. In addition to his medical practice, Dr. Fawcett also operated a drug store for years at Fifth Ave. and Canter St. in McKeesport. He was former treasurer and director of the YMCA, director of the Peoples City Bank, the McKeesport Hospital, McKeesport Tin Plate Corp and for 15 years was president of the Versailles Township school board. He was active in Masonic circles. Dr. Fawcett is survived by his widow, Carrie A. Rodgers Fawcett. The body will remain at the home until noon tomorrow when it will be taken to the Coursin St. Methodist Church of which he was a charter member. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. tomorrow in the church with Rev. J.W. VanHorn and W.S. Lockard, of Pittsburgh, officiating. Burial will be in Versailles Cemetery."

More About John Wesley Fawcett:
Burial: Unknown, McKeesport & Versailles Cemetery, McKeesport, PA.
Degree: 1877, M.D. Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA.
Education: Mount Union College.
Elected: Versailles Township School Board.
Occupation 1: Druggist at 901 Fifth Ave. (McKeesport) for 22 years.638
Occupation 2: After graduation, practiced medicine in Coal Valley, Allegheny Countyr.
Occupation 3: Also, brick making, banking, and director in McKeesport Tim Plate Company.
Religion: Coursin St. Methodist Church (charter member).
Retirement: 1903

More About John Wesley Fawcett and Mary P. Guice:
Marriage: 1880639

Children of John Wesley Fawcett and Carrie A. Rodgers are:
  1. Bertha Fawcett.

Children of John Wesley Fawcett and Mary P. Guice are:
  1. Ethyl Isabel Fawcett, b. September 23, 1881640, d. August 8, 1883641.
  2. Permelia Marguerite Fawcett, b. June 1, 1886642, d. September 21, 1886643, 644.
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