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Obituaries - Davis


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DAVIS, JOHN ALEXANDER
(Continued)


the community.” [CET 12-6-1938, p. 13]

“This firm of tobacconists is composed of two brothers, sons of John Davis, deceased, and Eliza [sic] Davis. The business is located at No. 20 West Union Street. John Alexander, the senior member, was born at Midlothian, where his father was Mining Foreman, later moving with parents to Borden, where he attended public school. Worked in mines twelve years. Was assistant Post Master during the terms of his father as Post Master. He has always been a staunch Republican. Is a member of the Masonic Order and other fraternal societies.” (Sketch, 1912, p. 27).

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DAVIS, MARGARET MORGAN
(wife of EBENEZER DAVIS)
b. March 1840
d. April 13, 1904
a. 64
Headstone


“Died.—At her home, this place, Wednesday, April 13, 1904, Mrs. Margaret Davis, widow of the late Ebenezer Davis, aged 64 years. She was an estimable lady in all the relations of life. One daughter—Miss Dora, and 3 sons—Joshua, Daniel, and Edward, all of this place, survive.” [FMJ 4-16-1904, p. 2]

“The Davis family has long been among the respected residents of Frostburg, where its representatives have been universally esteemed for their industrious and honorable lives. Ebenezer and Margaret (Morgan) Davis, parents of Joshua Davis, were natives of Wales, and established their permanent home at Frostburg after their arrival in America, the father becoming a miner for the Consolidation Coal Company, in whose employ he remained thirty years. Of their six children, three grew to maturity, Joshua, Daniel and Edward.
Ebenezer died when sixty years old, his wife at the age of sixty-four. They were members of the Welsh Baptist Church, and he was a Republican in his political opinions.” [Thomas and Williams, p. 807]

A note on the business success of sons Joshua and Edward can be found in the Sketch, 1912, p. 45.

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DAVIS, MARION TENNANT PERCY
(daughter of JOHN and SARAH DAVIS)
b. December 24, 1858
d. August 28, 1859
a. 8 ms. 4 dys.
Headstone


See John Davis Chart in Chapter 5.

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DAVIS, MARY ANN LEPS
b. 1835
d. August 10, 1854
a. 19


Mrs. Davis’ name was found in Scharf's list of Percy Cemetery burials.

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DAVIS, MARY ELLEN
(daughter of JOHN and SARAH DAVIS)
b. March 20, 1860
d. November 4, 1862
a. 2 yrs. 7 ms. 15 dys.
Headstone


See John Davis Chart in Chapter 5.

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DAVIS, SARAH TENNANT
(wife of JOHN DAVIS)
b. June 24, 1838
d. October 18, 1913
a. 75 yrs. 3 ms. 24 dys.
Headstone


“Death of Mrs. Davis. Mrs. Sarah T. Davis, widow of John Davis, late postmaster of Frostburg, died at 2 o’clock this morning after a long illness at the family home, 37 Broadway. Mrs. Davis was born near Eckhart on June 24, 1838. She is survived by one daughter and two sons, Miss Aggie T. Davis and Messrs. J. Alex[ander] Davis and James [S.] Davis. She leaves two brothers also, Messrs. Geo. P. [T]ennant, of Borden, and James [T]ennant, of Shaft. The funeral will take place at 2 o’clock p.m. Monday afternoon, when services will be conducted by Rev. S.H. Chrissman and interment will be made in Percy cemetery.” [CET 10-18-1913, p. 5]

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DAVIS, THOMAS
b. 1813
d. January 27, 1847
a. 34


Notice of Mr. Davis’ burial in Percy Cemetery is from Scharf's list.

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DEAN, CLARA CROWE
b. December 6, 1868
d. November 10, 1916
a. 47 yrs. 11 ms. 4 dys.


“Mrs. Joseph Dean, aged 48, died at 2 p.m. yesterday, at Borden Mine. Mrs. Dean was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Abraham Crowe and was a native of Barton, this county. The survivors are her husband and four sons and four daughters—William, Somerset, Pa.; Frank, Arthur and Robert, and Misses Nellie and Martha at home, and Mrs. Ada Wilson and Mrs. Nannie Wilson, Cumberland, and one brother, William Crowe, Frostburg. The funeral will be held at 2 p.m., Monday. Rev. R. Carl Maxwell, of Grace M.E. Church, South, will officiate. Burial will be in the Percy graveyard.” [CET 11-12-1916, p. 2]




ID:
acpc050

Page #:
50

Creator:
Anthony E. Crosby and Michael R. Olson

Date:
2000

Collection Location:
Frostburg, Md

Original Size:
28 x 22 cms

Subject:
Cemeteries, Maryland, Frostburg; Obituaries, Maryland, Frostburg. .

Coverage:
Frostburg (Md.), 1800-1972

 
 
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