Obituaries - Johns
JOHNS, CHRISTOPHER/CHRISTIAN - Continued
10-2-1914, p. 2 and CET 10-13-1914, p. 7) indicate the sale of the ice cream parlor to James Jenkins because Mary suffered ill health. Mary was not buried in Percy Cemetery.
JOHNS, GEORGE HENRY
(son of CHARLES and CATHERINE JOHNS)
b. October 19, 1874
d. October 14, 1878
a. 3 yrs. 11 ms. 26 dys.
“Died—At Borden Mines, Monday, October 14, 1878, George Henry Johns, aged 3 years, 11 months, and 26 days. This is the third child lost by Mr. and Mrs. Johns within a week.” [FMJ 10-19-1878, p. 3]
Young George was one of three children to die within a week of each other of scarlet fever. His death and funeral were noted in SPL.
(son of CHARLES and CATHERINE C. JOHNS)
b. April 19, 1868
d. October 9, 1878
a. 10 yrs. 5 ms. 20 dys.
William was one of 3 Johns children to die within one week of each other of scarlet fever [FMJ 10-12-1878, p. 3]. See the obituary under CATHERINE E. JOHNS. William’s death and funeral were noted in SPL.
JONES, DAVID T.
(husband of MARY ANN JONES)
d. March 8, 1870
Mr. Jones was a native of Llansamled, Carmathen, South Wales.
JONES, ELLEN TENNANT
d. October 28, 1892
“At the home of her [step]daughter, Mrs. John Bone, at Carlos, Mrs. Ellen Jones, wife of Evan Jones, of Youngstown, Ohio. Deceased was born in Ayershire, Scotland, and came to this country 49 years ago. She had lived here continuously until about six years ago, when she removed with her family to Youngstown. She returned to Frostburg in June, and was taken ill directly upon her arrival with heart failure and dropsy, with the sad result stated. The remains were brought from Carlos Saturday afternoon to the residence of her son-in-law, C.O. Towles, of this place. The funeral, largely attended, took place Sunday afternoon at the English Lutheran Church, of which she had been a member a number of years. Her husband and three children survive—Mrs. John Bone, of Carlos; James Tennant, of Kansas City, Kansas, and Mrs. C.O. Towles, of this place. William b. Jones, step son, Mrs. Isaac Thomas, of Benwood, and Mrs. Charles Seabright, of Wheeling, W. Va., nieces, attend the funeral.” [FMJ 11-5-1892, p. 3]
(first husband of NAOMI JONES JAMES)
d. January 14, 1871
“Died From His Injuries. Enoch Jones who was injured by the fall of roof in the ore ban at Bowery Furnace, near Frostburg, some days since, died on Saturday last. He was a poor man and leaves a wife and three small children dependent on the charities of the public for support.” [MCT 1-21-1871, p. 3]
Mr. Jones is related to Mrs. Elma Layman, of Frostburg.
JONES, MARY ANN
(wife of DAVID T. JONES)
b. April 1821
d. January 2, 1911
“At the home of Mr. David R. Powell, 211 Welsh Hill, Monday, January 2, 1911, in the 94th year of her age. She was an estimable lady. Besides Mrs. Powell—only daughter, two sons survive—one in Kentucky, one in Michigan.” [FMJ 1-6-1911, p. 3]
“Mrs. Ann Jones, an aged and highly respected lady, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. David Powell, on Welsh Hill on Sunday morning, aged 93. The deceased was a native of Wales, but had lived in this country a great many years and since the death of her husband she has made her home with her daughter. She is survived by the following children: John Jones, of Kentucky; Mr. Benjamin Jones, of Jackson, Michigan, and Mrs. David Powell, of this place. The funeral will take place on Wednesday, interment in Allegany [sic] cemetery. Rev. Lewis George will officiate at the funeral.” [CET 1-3-1911]
“The funeral of Mrs. Ann Jones, who died on Sunday, took place yesterday from her late home on Welsh Hill, Rev. Lewis George officiating. Interment was made in the old Percy graveyard.” [CET 1-5-1911]
JONES, SOPHIA RASE
b. August 14, 1861
d. September 28, 1923
a. 62 yrs. 1 ms. 14 dys.
“Mrs. Sophie Jones, aged 62 years, died at her home at 119 West Main street, early Friday morning, following an illness of heart trouble and dropsy over a period of more than ten years. Mrs. Jones was a member of the Salem Reformed Church and McKinley Chapter No. 12 Order of Eastern Star, Cumberland. Her husband died shortly after marriage many years ago. No children survive.
Surviving relatives are two brothers Justin L. Race [sic], Wilkinsburg, Pa., and John P. Race [sic], this place, and two sisters, Mrs. Martha Campbell, Cumberland, and Mrs. Mary Logsdon, Rockwood, Pa.
Anthony E. Crosby and Michael R. Olson
28 x 22 cms
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