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Alen, Mrs. Joseph Widener, Mrs. Charles M. Oelrichs, Mrs. Elisha Dyer Jr., and Mrs. Philip Lydig.

William Lowder Hearne, son of Frank James and Lillie (Lee) Hearne, born at Wheeling, W. Va., Jan. 23, 1878, unmarried. Resides at Denver, Colo., and is engaged in business with his father in the service of the Colorado Fuel and Iron Co. His early training was received at the Linsey Institute, Wheeling W. Va., the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston, Mass., and the Cornell University, Ithaca N.Y.

Edwin Ross Hearne married B. Augusta Heath, who died Oct. 24, 1888, and she died Mar. 11, 1899. He lived in New York City. Most of his life he was engaged in the tabacco business, manufacturing plug tabacco, with P. Lorrilard & co. His knowledge of the business and success is best attested by the fact that for many years his salary as manager, with royalty, was from $20,000 to $27,000 yearly. He had poor health the last years of his life, and went to California in hopes of an improvement, but soon died in the Hearne lot there. Children: Edwin Ross, born July 15, 1874; Elizabeth Augusta, born Nov. 24, 1876; Mary Frances, born Oct. 1, 1878; Anna Teresa, born Oct. 15, 1880; Lillie Lee, born Oct. 15, 1883; Mary Frances married Stanley P. Christopher, of Kansas City, Mo., Jan. 16, 1902. Children: Edmund Hearne, born July 6, 1893, and Stanley P., born Oct. 7, 1905.

Elizabeth Augusta married Dwight E. Hollister Feb., 1903.

William H. Hearne married Miss Annie Stockton, July 16, 1876. Children: Margaret, born_____; Laura, born_______; Augusta Nettleton, born May 23, 1886; Thomas McKennon, born Oct. 20, 1889. Augusta Nettleton married Archie Mitchell, Jan. 25, 1905. Mr. Hearne is a prominent and successful lawyer in Wheeling W. Va., and has large interests in the Riverside Iron Works. Like his honored and noble father, he has a large heart and mind and is a most useful citizen. His wife, Annie Stockton, died July 21, 1903.

Robert Griffith Hearne, son of Wm. L., lived in Kansas City, Mo., at time of his death, Oct 23, 1895, and was transfer agent for the Kansas City, Fort Scott and Memphis Railroad Co. He was born July 23, 1860; married Miss Frances Wild June 4, 1885. Children: Edward A., born Mar. 1, 1887; Frances Armour, born Jan. 7, 1893; Robert G. Jr., born Oct. 5, 1895.

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