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William J. Stoop and Mary Margaret Stoop headstone

William J. Stoop and Mary Margaret Stoop headstone

Headstone of William J. Stoop and his wife Mary Margaret Snyder Stoop. Mary was born in 1847 at Catasaqua, Lehigh Co., PA and died in Sharon, Mercer Co., PA in 1927. She resided the bulk of her adult life with her husband in the Lawrenceville section of Pittsburgh. William was born in 1842 near Carlisle, PA, and died on Jun 11 1898, in his home at 5139 Keystone St., Lawrenceville section, Pittsburgh, PA. He died as a result of a fatal punch to the head by a Charles Lindquist at 52nd and Butler Streets, as per Pittsburgh Press report.

They are buried in the Allegheny Cemetery with a G.A.R. tablet marker.

Submitted by William J. Stoop, great grandson

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