Elizabeth McRill Dead

The death of Mrs. Elizabeth McRill a former well known and highly respected resident of Wyoming occurred at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Ivan Snyder, wife of Rev. Ivan Snyder, pastor of the M.E. church at Old Forge, with whom she has been residing for some time past on Saturday afternoon following a two day illness of pneumonia. She was a member of the local Rebekah Lodge I.O.O.F.. She is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Ivan Snyder, of Old Forge and two brothers, Charles and Edward Alling of Wyoming. Private funeral services will be held at the M.E. parsonage at Old Forge at 2:30 o’clock this afternoon. Interment in the Wyoming cemetery where a large number of friends and relatives and members of the local Rebekah Lodge attended the services at the grave.

Source: Wilkes-Barre Evening News, December 9, 1918.

Will of John S. Alling

John S. Alling, who died at the home of his son here recently, by his will bequeathes [sic] to his son, Charles Alling, farm in Exeter Township, he to pay $50 to Eliza Eagleson; $200 to daughter Nancy Sickler to be paid by F.G. [sic] Alling; property in West Wyoming to Elizabeth McRill and also $200 to be paid by E.G. Alling.  To son E.G. Alling is left lower farm in Exeter Township, also judgement note for $700 and storehouse property in Wyoming.  The latter is directed to pay certain sums to other heirs.  The property is valued at $2,800.

Source:  Pittston Gazette, August 26, 1913. 

Untitled (Robert Dwight Bryden)

Friends of Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Bryden of Dorranceton, will be pained to learned of the death of their son, Robert Dwight Bryden, aged 8 months. Mrs. Bryden was formerly Miss Chattie Alling of Wyoming. Death came on Monday evening at 6 o’clock after a two weeks’ illness of pneumonia.

Source: Wilkes-Barre Record, Mar 1, 1916.

Aged Wyoming Man Is Dead

John S. Alling, 91 Years Old, Passes Away At Son’s Home

The death of John S. Alling occurred yesterday at the residence of his son, F.G. [sic] Alling, of Eighth street, Wyoming, with whom he made his home, aged 91 years, 7 months and 22 days. During the past nine years the deceased had been blind and was obliged to spend the greater part of his time indoors. He was cheerful under affliction and bore his infirmity with patience. Three children survive as follows: Charles, Edward G. and Mrs. Elizabeth McRill. He is also survived by fifteen grandchildren and fourteen great grandchildren.

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William S. Alling

William S. Alling, prominent farmer of Mt. Zion, passed away at 4:30 yesterday afternoon in Pittston Hospital where he had been a patient since August 2. He was 64,

Born and raised at Mt. Zion, Mr. Alling had been engaged in farming practically all his life.

He is survived by two sons and a daughter, William C. Alling, Edward Alling and Mrs. Wilbur DeRemer, all of Mt. Zion.

The body was removed to the funeral home, 296 Wyoming Avenut [sic], Wyoming, where funeral services will be conducted Monday at 2:30.

Friends may call at the funeral home tonight and Sunday night.

Source:  Wilkes Barre Record, August 13, 1949. 

Miss Myrtle Husted Weds Baltimore Man

The wedding of Miss Myrtle Husted, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. D.E. Husted, of Dallas, to Harry A. Alling, of Baltimore, Maryland, took place Saturday evening, October 24, at 7 o’clock at the home of the bride’s parents. Rev. J.R. Austin, pastor of the Bennett Memorial Church, of this city, officiated. Immediate friends and relatives were present.

The bride was attended by Miss Anna Alling, of Wyoming, a sister of the bridegroom. Earl E. Husted, a brother of the bride. Was the best man. The bride was gowned in a creation of ivory charmeause [sic], trimmed with rose point lace, and she carried a bunch of white roses. The bridesmaid appeared in light blue silk and carried roses.

Following the wedding a reception took place. Lohman’s orchestra furnished music. The couple were showered with many gifts. Later Mr. and Mrs. Alling left on a trip and they will reside at Baltimore, where the bridegroom is employed by the Baltimore & Ohio road.

Source: Wilkes-Barre Evening News, October 28, 1914.

Bryden-Alling Wedding.

A pretty wedding took place this morning at 10 o’clock at the home of Mr. and Mrs. E.G. Alling on West Eighth street, West Wyoming, when their daughter, Miss Chattie Alling, became the bride of Lewis Bryden, son of Rev. James D. Bryden, of Dorranceton. The wedding took place in the parlors of the Alling home, which had been prettily decorated. A pretty floral scheme was carried out.

The wedding ceremony was performed by the father of the bridegroom, Rev. Mr. Bryden, pastor of the First Baptist Church of Dorranceton. The couple were unattended.

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Mrs. John Alling

Funeral services for Mrs. John Alling were held Monday morning at the family home, 292 West Eighth Street, Wyoming. Rev. W. Arthur Weber of Wyoming Methodist Church.

Burial was in Wyoming Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Archie Sweitzer, Lewis Burkett, Edward Hinter, Edgar Schooley, Elbert Lemon and William Hansford.

Source: Wilkes-Barre Record, November 11, 1952.

I. Willard Alling Dies at Allendale

I. Willard Alling, former Wyoming resident, died at his home in Allendale, N.J. on Saturday morning following a five weeks’ illness.

Mr. Alling was the son of the late E.G. and Rose Burgess Alling of West Wyoming.

After serving for two years as principal of West Wyoming High School, and a term at Belvidere, N.J. he became supervising principal of the Allendale public schools where he had served the last 33 years. He was a member of Allendale Methodist Church and Allendale Masonic orders.

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Archie Alling

Archie Alling, 58, well known resident of Shavertown, died at 2:45 yesterday afternoon at Nesbitt Memorial Hospital where he had been a patient for the last nine weeks.

He is survived by his wife, Ellen; a stepdaughter, Arline Spencer; two brothers, William of Mt. Zion and Harvey of Maryland, and a sister, Anna Marcy of Ransom.

Funeral services will be held from the home of his sister-in-law, Mrs. Sarah Lasher, Main Road, Shavertown, Monday afternoon at 2[,] Rev. Russell May of Shavertown Episcopal Church officiating. Interment will be in Mt. Zion Cemetery.

Source: Wilkes-Barre Record, March 18, 1938.