Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Carrie M. Dague

Carrie M. Dague

PARENTS: John Wesley Dague and Hannah A. Jones

OCCUPATION: School teacher

NEVER_MARRIED: She was single at the time of death

RESEARCHER: She was the author of The History and Genealogy of the Dague Family, 1938.

OBITUARY: Carrie Dague Rites Tuesday - Former Wheeling High School Teacher Died at Elm Grove Home Sunday.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday afternoon at 2 o' clock at the Crider (now Kepner) Funeral Home for Miss Carrie Dague, who died Sunday morning [April 11, 1943] at 10 o' clock at her home, 110 Center Street, Loring Place.

Dr. J. C. Buckley of Elm Grove Methodist Church will conduct the services. Burial will be in Stone Church Cemetery.

Miss Dague, a well known Ohio County educator, had been ill for the past few years and was serious for the past month.

She was born near Viola in Marshall County [WV, November 4, 1881], a daughter of the late John Wesley Dague [June 16, 1853-Aug. 9, 1939] and Hannah A. Jones Dague [July 13, 1859-Aug. 13, 1941], descendants of pioneer Marshall County families.

Miss Dague attended the rural schools in Marshall County and West Liberty College. She took her post graduate work from the University of Pittsburgh, West Virginia University and Columbia University.

She began her teaching career in the Lime Run and Viola schools and later taught in the high schools at Hinton, Clarksburg, and was a member of Wheeling High School faculty when she was forced to retire because of ill health three years ago.

She was a member of the American Federation of Teachers and belonged to the National and State Education Associations.

She was a devout member of Elm Grove Methodist Church and had taught the Golden Links Bible class of the church for the passed several years. She was a member of the Women Society of Christian Service of this organization. She was an active member of the Women Christian Temperance Union and was a charter member of the Wheeling Y.W.C.A.

Surviving are two brothers, Oscar S. Dague of Lake, Michigan; and Norman Dague of West Alexander, Pennsylvania; a sister, Mrs. Anna Gieseler of Berryton, Michigan; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held this afternoon [April 13, 1943] at 2 o'clock at Crider Funeral Home, Dr. J. C. Buckley of Elm Grove Methodist Church officiating.

SPECIAL NOTE: She was the author of The History and Genealogy of the Dague Family, 1938.
(Source: Obituary in Wheeling News-Register, Wheeling, WV Apr. 12-13, 1943. Ohio County Record of Death, Office of Clerk, County Commission, Wheeling, WV. Appropriate corrections by Mr. H. Stuart Dague and James Edward Dague. Submitted by James Edward Dague. Found on USGenWeb for Marshall Co., WV.)
16 February 2016

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