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Obituaries - Matheney


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MATHENEY, ELIZABETH HESSEY
(wife of MOSES MATHENEY)- (Continued)


Mr. Harry Matheney, of Lonaconing, Messrs. Moses, Harry, John, Robert and Misses Mary and Linnie Keller, of Frostburg, Mrs. Howard Harmon, of Baltimore, and Miss Sadie Hocking, of Meyersdale.” [CUMBERLAND ALLEGANIAN, 4-23-1903, p. 3.

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MATHENEY, MOSES
(husband of ELIZABETH HESSEY MATHENEY)
b. 1801
d. October 16, 1869
a. 68
Headstone


Mr. Matheney’s name was listed in Scharf. The Census lists his occupation as a miller. He worked for DAVID PERCY.

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MATHENEY, WILLIE
(son of MOSES and ELIZABETH MATHENEY)
a. 5 yrs. 3 mos.
Headstone


There are no dates on young Willie’s headstone. He was probably born and died between decennial censuses.

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MATTHEWS, WILLIAM
b. October 1830
d. February 9, 1889
a. 58 yrs. 4 mos.
Headstone


See Barnard Chart in Chapter 5.

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McABEE, JOHN LAWRENCE
b. July 31,1936
d. September 3, 1936
a. 1 ms. 4 dys.
Headstone


“John Lawrence McAbee, one-month-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Russell McAbee, Frostburg, died in Memorial Hospital last night. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday afternoon with burial in Percy cemetery.” [CET, 9-4-1936, p. 15]

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McCULLOH, CLARENCE CLARK
b. May 13, 1843
d. August 29, 1844
a. 1 yr. 2ms. 27 dys.
Headstone


See McCulloch Family Chart in Chapter 5.

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McDONALD, ARCHIBALD
(husband of HELEN PERCY MCDONALD)
b. March 29, 1830
d. March 18, 1892
a. 61 yrs. 11 mos. 20 dys.
Headstone (shared)


“Archibald McDonald, a prominent citizen of Barton, died suddenly yesterday, aged 62 years.” [FMJ 3-19-1892, p. 2]

“Burial. The remains of Archibald McDonald, whose death in Barton was briefly noticed in these columns last week were laid to rest in the Percy graveyard, this place, last Sunday. A special train from Piedmont brought a large number of sympathizing neighbors and friends.” [FMJ 3-26-1892, p. 3]

Mr. McDonald “...was among the officers named in the Charter of Allegany Lodge, No. 157, A.F. and A.M., which was chartered in Barton on November 20 (some cite November 7th), 1871. He had served as Junior Warden at the first meeting held on May 22, 1871 and went on to serve as Worshipful Master in 1874 and again from 1878 to 1880. Archibald also served in 1881 as an Elder in the Barton Presbyterian Church which was officially organized in 1860.” [supplied by Al Feldstein].

Mr. McDonald was an original member of Presbyterian Church of Frostburg and also an Elder in the church in 1858 [Scharf, p. 1482]. He was a native of Muirkirk, Ayrshire, Scotland.

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McDONALD, HELEN PERCY
(wife of ARCHIBALD MCDONALD)
b. September 9, 1825
d. January 2, 1889
a. 63 yrs. 3 mos. 23 dys.


“Mrs. Archie McDonald, of Barton, died Wednesday afternoon, aged 64. She was the mother of Robert McDonald, editor and proprietor of the Cumberland Independent. Interment there Wednesday afternoon. Large attendance.” (FMJ, 1-5-1889, p. 4]

“[The Percys] were immigrants from Muirkirk, Ayrshire Scotland. Ayrshire is located on the southwest coast of Scotland and was well known as a mining district. Helen was the daughter of David (1805-1858) and Agnes (1807-1877) Percy. David Percy was also one of the pioneer coal developers within the region. Archibald MacDonald [sic] was among the officers named in the Charter of Allegany Lodge, No. 157, A.F. and A.M., which was chartered in Barton on November 20 (some cite November 7th), 1871. He had served as Junior Warden at the first meeting held on May 22, 1871 and went on to serve as Worshipful Master in 1874 and again from 1878 to 1880. Archibald also served in 1881 as an Elder in the Barton Presbyterian Church which was officially organized in 1860. The MacDonald’s [sic] died at Barton, Maryland.” [information supplied by Al Feldstein]




ID:
acpc078

Page #:
78

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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