Andrew Hawthorne

ANDREW HAWTHORNE. Among the worthiest of Scottdale's foreign-born citizens is Andrew Hawthorne. In 1869 he emigrated from county Down, Ireland, and settled in Philadelphia. Pennsylvania, where for about two years he was variously employed. He then went to Pittsburg and for two years worked at the Eliza furnace. He moved to Scottdale in 1873. where he was employed as a blacksmith by the Charlotte Furnace Company.

Since 1895 he has been successfully engaged in mercantile business. He is a good citizen, and has served two terms as a member of the council. His political principles are those advocated and upheld by the Republican party. He is an active member of the United Presbyterian church of Scottdale, in which he was ordained an elder twenty-eight years ago, and in which for a long period he has served as a teacher in the Sunday school. Mr. Hawthorne married Mrs. Susanna McCullough, and their children were: John J., William, who died at the age of nine years; and Anna Eliza, who was four years old at the time of her death.

John J. Hawthorne, the eldest of the three children, was born august 22, 1874, and is a clerk in the service of the United States Steel Company. He married May Marshall, and they have three children: Anna Frances born May 14, 1898; William Andrew, born August, 1899; and Elsie Merrion, born 1902.  

Source: Page(s) 248-249, History of Westmoreland County, Volume II, Pennsylvania by John N Boucher. New York, The Lewis Publishing Company, 1906.
Transcribed August 2008 by Nathan Zipfel for the Westmoreland County History Project
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