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Robert Howard Macpherson

Male 1876 - 1945  (68 years)


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  • Name Robert Howard Macpherson  [1, 2
    Born 26 Oct 1876  Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Baptism 30 Mar 1877  St. John's Episcopal Church, North Adams, Berkshire, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Occupation folder of cloth  [1
    Died 15 Oct 1945  North Adams, Berkshire, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    Buried 17 Oct 1945  Hillside Cemetery, North Adams, Berkshire, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    Notes 
    • Alternate spelling: MacPherson
      Alternate date of birth: Feb 1876

      Baptism sponsors: parents and Elizabeth James

      Listed in 1900 MA Census, born Feb 1876, age 24, single, born Mass., father born Scotland, mother born Mass., folder of cloth

      Listed in 1910 MA Census, Berkshire Co., No. Adams, age 34, single, born Mass., father born Scotland, mother born Mass., watchman at shoe shop, living with mother

      Listed in 1920 MA Census, age 43, single, Print Works Inspector, living with mother

      1930 MA Census, Berkshire Co., No. Adams, Robert H. MacPherson, owns home at 80 Prospect St., value of home $3000, owns radio, age 54, single, textile laborer, lives with mother

      Church burial record: Robert H. MacPherson, 69, 80 Prospect St., cause coronary thrombosis, Rev. William Carmichael

      Robert Howard MacPherson, 69, of 80 Prospect street died suddenly while seated at the breakfast table in his home. A native of North Adams, Mr. MacPherson had always lived here. He was employed by the Windsor Print Works and more recently by the Hoosac mills. He was a member of St. John's Episcopal church and Lafayette lodge of Masons. Mr. MacPherson leaves two brothers, John R. of North Adams and Wallace A. of Grafton Center. Burial will be in Hillside Cemetery. [1, 3, 6, 8, 9, 10, 11]
    Person ID I14633  Mindrum
    Last Modified 13 Aug 2008 

    Father Angus Ross Macpherson,   b. 1853, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Apr 1890, North Adams, Berkshire, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years) 
    Mother Charlotte Jane (Lottie) Montgomery,   b. 30 Oct 1855, North Adams, Berkshire, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jan 1936, North Adams, Berkshire, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 30 Jun 1874  North Adams, Berkshire, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Notes 
    • Courtland W. Anable, Pastor Baptist Church
      First marriage for both people [13]
    Family ID F9702  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Headstones
    Montgomery/MacPherson family plot at Hillside Cemetery
    Montgomery/MacPherson family plot at Hillside Cemetery
    MacPherson, Robert
    MacPherson, Robert

  • Sources 
    1. [S1239] 1900 Federal Census, No. Adams, Berkshire County, MA, Ward 4, Enum. Dist. 52, sheet 14.

    2. [S997] St. John’s Church Parish Register, Robert Howard.

    3. [S997] St. John’s Church Parish Register.

    4. [S2670] Hillside Cemetery Headstones, North Adams, Massachusetts.

    5. [S997] St. John’s Church Parish Register, Vol. 3, p. 3.

    6. [S1363] Robert H. MacPherson obituary, No. Adams Transcript, Mon., 15 Oct 1945.

    7. [S1021] St. John's Church Parish Register, 1939-1951, Vol. 7, North Adams, Massachusetts, p. 136.

    8. [S1246] 1910 Massachusetts Census, Berkshire Co., No. Adams, Enum. Dist. 55, p. 18A.

    9. [S1248] 1920 Federal Census, No. Adams, Berkshire County, MA, Enum. Dist. 40, sheet 7A.

    10. [S1260] 1930 MA Census, Berkshire Co., No. Adams, Enum. Dist. 36, p. 7B.

    11. [S1021] St. John's Church Parish Register, 1939-1951, Vol. 7, North Adams, Massachusetts.

    12. [S1002] North Adams, Massachusetts Vital Records, Marriages to 1878, Book 3, p. 137.

    13. [S1002] North Adams, Massachusetts Vital Records, Marriages to 1878.