Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Obituary: Mrs. Elizabeth (Taylor) McAllister, Former Postmistress of Dalton, Georgia (Died 1917)

"Former Postmistress of Dalton is Dead: Mrs. Elizabeth McAllister Died Tuesday Night in Chattanooga."

Subject: Obituary of Mrs. Elizabeth (Taylor) McAllister
Title: "Former Postmistress of Dalton is Dead."
Subtitle: "Mrs. Elizabeth McAllister Died Tuesday Night in Chattanooga."

Newspaper: North Georgia Citizen
Date of Publication: Thursday, 11 January 1917

Married Name: Mrs. Elizabeth McAllister
Maiden (or former) Name: Mrs. Elizabeth Taylor
Date of Death: "Tuesday night" [est. 09 Jan. 1917, just previous to obit.]
Place of Death: Chattanooga [Hamilton Co., Tennessee]
Funeral Service: "Wednesday afternoon" [est. 10 Jan. 1917]
Location of Funeral: Chattanooga, [Hamilton, Tennessee]
Mortician: Chapman's Undertaking parlors, Chattanooga
Second Brief Service (graveside): 11 January 1917, Dalton, Georgia
Officiator: Dr. John D. Hammond, First Methodist Church [Dalton]
Date of Burial: "this morning" [est. Thursday, 11 Jan. 1917]
Place of Burial: Dalton, Whitfield, Georgia
Cemetery: Westview Cemetery [apparently West Hill Cemetery]*
Occupation: Former Postmistress of Dalton [Georgia]
Date of Occupation: circa 1890, estimated. [Cross-Reference: President Benjamin Harrison served two terms. The second one was from 1889-1893.

Quote: "Mrs McAllister, as Mrs. Elizabeth Taylor, was postmistress of the Dalton office during the last administration of President Harrison...."

*Note: Find A Grave Memorial (with photo of tombstone):
Find A Grave Memorial 112396147: Elizabeth McAllister, 1945-1917, at West Hill Cemetery, Dalton, Whitfield, Georgia. Created by Created by: kellison1904. Record added: Jun 16, 2013.

Cross-Reference (from outside source): Elizabeth Taylor (1845-1917) married Amos Hascue McAllister (1831–1906). Marriage: 4 October 1894, Whitfield, Georgia, US.

[Full Citation]: "Former Postmistress of Dalton is Dead: Mrs. Elizabeth McAllister Died Tuesday Night in Chattanooga," in *North Georgia Citizen* [Dalton, Georgia], Thursday, 11 Jan. 1917, pg. 1, (via GALILEO).

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