Whilbr Heading
Search | Use Google Search

Words or Phrase:

Search Method Help Image

Left Nav Image    Home   |   Links   |   Contact Us   |   Facebook   |   Digital Whilbr
Yellow Bar image
Description ImageWhilbr Description


Collection Dropdown Image
Allegany County
Category Divider
Garrett County
Category Divider
Washington County
Category Divider
Civil War in Maryland
Category Divider
Genealogy Resources
Category Divider
Photographs and Prints
Obituaries - Percy

Click on the MEDIA ITEMS below for more information


(wife of DAVID PERCY)
b. July 22, 1807
d. October 21, 1877
a. 70 yrs. 3 mos. 29 dys.

“Died—At Lonaconing, Sunday, Oct. 21st, 1887, AGNES PERCY, relict of the late David Percy, aged 70 years, 3 months and 29 days. The remains were interred in the family lot in the ‘Old Graveyard’ in this town. Mrs. Percy was born in Ayrshire, Scotland, and emigrated to America, reaching Cumberland, July 4th, 1837. She has lived in this county ever since, her husband having been one of the pioneer coal men. She was an excellent lady, and leaves a large number of estimable family connections to revere the memory of her long and successful life.” [FMJ 10-27-1877]

b. May 31, 1832
d. March 9, 1858
a. 25 yrs. 9 mos. 9 dys.

Ms. Percy is included in Scharf’s list of Percy Cemetery burials. The headstone indicates that Ms. Percy was born in Muirkirk, Ayrshire, Scotland.

b. April 2, 1804
d. March 20, 1857
a. 52 yrs. 11 ms. 18 dys.

“Mr. David Percy, one of the County Commissioners, died at his residence in Frostburg, after a painful illness, on Saturday last, in the fifty-third year of his life. He was a native of Scotland but came to this country many years ago. By his industry and economy he amassed quite a fortune.” [ALLEGANIAN 3-27-1857, p. 2]

His headstone indicates that Mr. Percy was a native of Sorn Parish, Ayrshire, Scotland.

Scharf (p. 1491) states that Mr. Percy was one of the first officers of Mountain Lodge, A.F. and A.M. [Masons], No. 99

b. ca. 1844
d. June 29, 1885
a. ca. 41

“Intelligence was received in this city this morning of the serious illness at Burton, West, Va., of Mr. David T. Percy, a former resident of Frostburg. Mr. Percy is an uncle of Messrs. David W. Sloan and Robert MacDonald [sic].” [CDT 6-29-1885, p. 3]

“Mr. David Tennant Percy, whose serious illness of apoplexy was noted yesterday, died later in the day at his residence near Burton, W. Va. Mr Percy was a relative of the Sloan, Percy, and McDonald families, of this county, and was at one time a resident of Frostburg, where he was widely known and liked.
His nephew, Mr. Robert McDonald, of the Times staff, left last night for Burton to arrange for the funeral, which will be in Frostburg, where the remains will be interred.” [CDN 6-30-1885, p. 3]

“We were promised the data for a notice of the death of Mr. David Tennant Percy at Burton, W. Va., Monday, but up to press hour they had not arrived. Deceased was a brother of Mrs. Sarah Sloan, of Lonaconing, and had many relatives in this section. The remains were interred in the Percy graveyard, this place, Wednesday afternoon.” [FMJ, 7-4-1885, p. 2]

“The remains of Mr. David T. Percy, formerly of Frostburg, who died at Burton, W. Va., on the 29th of June, of aploplexy, were brought to Lonaconing yesterday morning, and services, conducted by the Rev. King, of the Presbyterian Church of that place, were held at eleven o’clock at the residence of Mrs. Sarah Sloan, a sister of the decreased. The remains were taken to Frostburg on the noon train yesterday, and interred in the family lot in the Percy cemetery. Mr. Shipman, of the Frostburg Lutheran Church, conducted the services at the grave. The funeral was largely attended by the relatives and friends of the deceased.” [CDN 7-2-1885, p. 3]

b. 1838
d. September 14, 1865
a. 27
Headstone (shared)

See Percy Family Chart in Chapter 5.

d. January 28, 1878
Headstone (shared)

“Mr. George Percy, a former resident of this city and at one time Superintendent of the Water Works, died at his residence in Connellsville, PA., on Saturday, January 28. He was generally esteemed by all who knew him.” [DAILY ALLEGANIAN AND TIMES 2-4-1878, p. 3].

b. 1808
d. October 1878
a. 70

The record of Mrs. Percy’s death was found in SPL. We have been unable to link her to any of the other Percys buried in the cemetery.

(husband of MARGARET PFAFF)
b. September 23, 1817
d. June 23, 1870
a. 52

“Adam Poff [sic], a miner and resident of this place, was fatally injured on the 22nd inst., by a fall of coal at the Consolidation Co.’s new mine. A lump of coal requiring the strength of several men to remove fell across his stomach. He died Thursday morning at 5 o’clock.” [MOUNTAIN CITY TIMES 6-5-1870, p. 3]


Page #:

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

Footer Image     Contact Webmaster  |  Copyright Information Top Line Image