McHarg, Alexander 1

Birth Name McHarg, Alexander
Gender male
Age at Death 78 years, 7 months, 10 days


Alexander MacHarg, 78, of 4 Old Horace Greeley Rd, Amherst died Saturday October 16 1993 at Sr. Joseph Hospital Nashua. Mr. Macharg had been employed by the state of New Hampshire in the Purchase and Property Division for 15 years. during World War 2 he had been employed as a welder for Fall River Shipyard. Also, he had worked at Hayward's Cider Mill in amherst.
He was a graduate of Sommerville (Mass) High School and a graduate of Wentworth Institute, class of 1933.
Mr. MacHarg was born in Laconia on March 6 1915, son of the late Elmer and Catherine (Dyment) MacHarg. He had been a resident of Amherst for the past 30 years, having formerly resided in Pembroke, Mass.
He was the widower of Marjorie (Mort) MacHarg, who died in 1986.
Survivors included a daughter and grand-daughter.
The Telegraph October 18 1993, page 3 accessed on Google News Archives.

In 1920, Alexander seemed to be living in a foster home in New Hampshire, with head of household Caroline Wynkoap. There were some 35 children on the census record attached to this household. Alexander was 4 years old and his birthplace was given as Florida. By 1930, his father had remarried and he was living with the family in Sommerville Massachusetts.

At the time of his marriage in 1944, Alexander was a carpenter.

Source Citation: "New Hampshire, Marriage Records, 1637-1947," index and images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 20 May 2012), Katherine Dyment in entry for Alexander Macharg and Marjorie Hughes Ross and null, 1944.
Citing this Record "United States Census, 1920," index and images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 29 Jan 2013), Alexander Mac Harg in household of Caroline S Wynkoap, , Merrimack, New Hampshire; citing enumeration district (ED) , sheet 5A, family 83, NARA microfilm publication T625, FHL microfilm 1821013.
Citing this Record "United States Census, 1930," index and images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 29 Jan 2013), Alexander Mchaig in household of Elmer J Mchaig, Somerville, Middlesex, Massachusetts; citing enumeration district (ED) 0410, sheet 17B, family 441, NARA microfilm publication T626, roll 927.







Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth March 6, 1915 Laconia, Belknap, New Hampshire    
Death October 16, 1993 New Hampshire, United States dates from social security death record  


Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father McCharg, Elmer John
Mother Dyment, Catherine BelleSeptember 1891October 7, 1918
         McHarg, Alexander March 6, 1915 October 16, 1993


Family of McHarg, Alexander and Ross, Marjorie Hughes Mort

Married Wife Ross, Marjorie Hughes Mort ( * + 1986 )
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage September 22, 1944 Concord, Merrimack, New Hampshire, United States bride was div., father was John Mort