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Obituaries - Hamill

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(son of LAURA HAMILL)- Continued

in the Percy cemetery.” [CET 11-13-1916, p. 3]

“The funeral of Richard Hamill was held at 2 p.m. yesterday. Rev. Leo H. Horn, of Salem Reformed Church, officiated. Burial was in the Percy graveyard. The pallbearers were Charles Keedy, Edward Harden, John Rank, Morris Warnick, William Wilderman and John Craze. Andrew Myers [sic], Paris, Ky., and Aden Hamill, Meyersdale, Pa., attended.” [CET 11-14-1916, p. 3]

b. July 27, 1880
d. February 27, 1882
a. 1 yr. 7 ms.
Headstone (shared)

Notice of young Ada’s death was found in FMJ 3-4-1882.

(daughter of Solomon and Naomi/Annie Hansel)
b. 1875
d. October 13, 1915
a. 40

“Miss Kate Housel [sic], about 42 years of age, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Soloman Housel [sic], died at the home of her parents on Bowery street, Frostburg, this morning. She had been a sufferer with cancer for a long time. Funeral arrangements have not been made.” [CET 10-13-1915, p. 10]

“Miss Hansel’s Funeral. The funeral of Miss Carrie Hansel, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Solomon Hansel, who died at the home of her parents, 157 Bowery street, yesterday morning, will take place tomorrow afternoon at two o’clock from the residence. Rev. Harry H. Biedelman, of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, officiating. Interment will be in Percy cemetery. The deceased was 40 years old and is survived by her parents, one brother, Morgan, of Frostburg, and three sisters, Mrs. Earl Baker, of Roanoke, Va., Mrs. Wesley Miller, of Frostburg, and Miss Pearl Hansel, at home.” [CET 10-14-1915, p. 5]

Notice of Miss Hansel’s death was also found in SPL.

b. September 7, 1873
d. July 5, 1875
a. 1 yr. 10 ms.
Headstone (shared)

See Hansel Family Chart in Chapter 5.

b. January 2, 1869
d. September 26, 1881
a. 12 yrs. 8 ms. 24 dys.

“Born 2 January 1869 in Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorganshire, South Wales, [Ms. Harris was the] daughter and first born child of Rees Charles Harris and Sarah Davies Harris, who immigrated to the United States about 1869. Rees Harris worked as a coal miner. Four children were born to the couple while they lived in Frostburg—Mollie (1870), Esau (1873), Margaret (1876) and Emrys (1880). Esau Harris later became a medical doctor, and from a description by his mother of Elizabeth Ann’s condition at the time of her death he diagnosed acute appendicitis as the likely cause of death. The family left Frostburg sometime after 1881, headed west, and homesteaded a farm in Colorado.” [quoted from a letter by R. Rhys Harris, dated 10-19-2000]

b. September 20, 1846
d. May 19, 1888
a. 42
Headstone (shared)

“Andrew Hartig, of this place, died this morning, aged 42 years. He was a quiet, industrious, prosperous citizen, probably without an enemy. His wife and five children survive.” [FMJ 5-19-1888, p. 4]

“The funeral of Mr. Andrew Hartig, whose death was chronicled here last week, took place Monday afternoon at the Reformed Church, Rev. G.A. Schwedes, pastor. In addition to facts already stated we learn that he was born at Ibn [Iba], Germany, Sept. 20, [1846]. He was a hard working miner, and his untimely death was the termination of heart and lung troubles combined.” [FMJ 5-26-1888, p. 1]

b. February 14, 1842
d. July 1, 1921
a. 79 yrs. 4 ms. 16 dys.
Headstone (shared)

“Mrs. Elizabeth Hartig, widow of Andrew Hartig, died Friday at her home on Beall St., in the eightieth year. She was a native of Germany. She is survived by the following children: Jacob Hartig, Mrs. John Crosby and Miss Mary Hartig, all of this place, and Mrs. G.E.S. Williams, Washington, D.C. The Rev. C.C. Baum, Port Hope, Michigan, is her brother. She was a lifelong member of Salem Reformed Church.
The funeral will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. at the family home with services by Rev. John Herzog, pastor of Salem Reformed Church. Burial will be in Percy graveyard.” [CET 721921, p. 6]

b. July 22, 1873
d. March 2, 1893
a. 19
Headstone (shared)

“A Shining Mark. Miss Katie Hartig, of this place, died Thursday of last week, aged 19 years. She was the teacher of Borden Shaft school, and a bright, intelligent, lovable young lady. The floral offerings from various sources which graced the obsequies attested somewhat the high esteem in which she was held. A young lady acquaintance contributes the following lines in memoriam: ‘The many friends of Miss Katie Hartig were grieved to hear of her untimely death. So young—when life was apparently blossoming before her, she was called by the angels across the mystic river, leaving the recollection of a sweet face and gentle manner not to be forgotten.’” [FMJ 3-11-1893, p. 2]

b. 1805
d. July 24, 1877
a. 72

“Died. Miss Kathleen [sic] Hartig, died in this place Thursday, aged 72 years.” [FMJ 7-26-1877, p. 3]


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Anthony E. Crosby and Michael R. Olson


Collection Location:
Frostburg, Md

Original Size:
28 x 22 cms

Cemeteries, Maryland, Frostburg; Obituaries, Maryland, Frostburg. .

Frostburg (Md.), 1800-1972

Western Maryland Regional Library
100 South Potomac Street
Hagerstown, Maryland 21740

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