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Obituaries - Preston

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(wife of WILLIAM PRESTON)- (Continued)

On the bed an ‘American Bulldog’ revolver—four chambers discharged—one still loaded but cap snapped.” [FMJ, 1-21-1899, p. 2]

b. 1871
d. January 12, 1899
a. 28

See MARY PRESTON for a summary of the murder-suicide in which Mr. Preston was involved.

b. January 16, 1902
d. August 8, 1906
a. 4 yrs. 6 mos. 23 dys

“Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Price lost a four year old son [sic] Wednesday morning, 8th inst.” [FMJ 8-11-1906, p. 2]

“The funeral of the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Price, whose death on Wednesday after a very short illness, was noted in a recent issue of the Times, took place on Friday afternoon at 2 o’clock from the residence on West Main street. Rev. Fred R. Wagner, of St. Paul’s English Lutheran church, preached and conducted the services speaking of her sudden demise in a touching manner. Interment took place in the Percy cemetery.
A large concourse of friends and relatives gathered to pay their last respects to the departed. The deceased is survived by her parents and several brothers and sisters, all residing at this place. The floral offerings were very beautiful and numerous.” [CUMBERLAND ALLEGANIAN 8-16-1906, p. 3]

Notice of Miss Price’s death was also located in SPL.

b. February 1900
d. September, 1901
a. 1 yr. 6 mos.

Notice of Mr. Price’s death was found in SJE.

b. February 15, 1801
d. February 17, 1888
a. 87 yrs. 2 dys.

“Died—Mrs. Jane Price, an aged lady, died at Eckhart yesterday afternoon. She was the mother of Owen and Edward Price of this place.” [FMJ 2-18-1888, p. 4]

“Mrs. Jane Price, whose death was also noted, was 87 years and 2 days old. She came to Eckhart April 20, 1854, and has been a resident of this vicinity ever since. She leaves seven living children—three sons and four daughters—Owen, of Eckhart; Edward, of this place; John, of Lonaconing; Mrs. Joseph Yates, Mrs. William Lewis; Mrs. James Dando, of this place, and Mrs. Jane Jenkins, of Australia. Fifty grandchildren, sixty-three great grandchildren also survive. There are also several great-great- grandchildren. Mrs. Price’s living lineal descendants, therefore, so far as known, number over one hundred and twenty. She was a most excellent lady. The funeral, which was very largely attended, took place at the Welsh Baptist church Sunday afternoon.” [FMJ 2-25-1888, p. 1]

[NOTE: Mrs. Price’s headstone was moved to Frostburg Memorial Park in July, 1986].

(wife of ROBERT PUDER)
b. March 1820
d. August 17, 1880
a. 60 yrs. 5 mos.

“Died.—August 17th, 1880, Mrs. AMALIE [sic] HENRIETTA PUDER, wife of Robert H. Puder, Esq., of this place. She was several years a consistent member of the English Lutheran Church and in her last illness her christian character shone lustrously through ten months of severe suffering. Her remains were buried on the 19th inst., attended by a large body of friends. She was 60 years and 5 months old, and left her husband and two married daughters to lament the loss of a good wife and mother.” [FMJ 8-28-1880, p. 3]

(husband of EMILIE PUDER)
b. April 29, 1820
d. May 6, 1885
a. 65 yrs. 9 dys.

“Died—At his home this place Thursday morning, May 7, 1885, Mr. Robert Puder aged 66 years. Deceased was an old and respected citizen. The funeral will take place a 2 o’clock this afternoon.” [FMJ 5-9-1885]

“My great grandfather, Robert Peuder [sic], is buried there. He was born in Freiberg, Germany, where he was a composer and teacher of music, and when he came to Frostburg he opened a music studio there. I do not know the date of his death but it was more than 100 years ago and if and when his grave is discovered, I would like to be informed.” (letter from Noel Speir Cook, 11-30-1987);

“Accomplished musician, composer and teacher. Played in an orchestra before royalty in Berlin and when he came to Frostburg he opened a music studio where he taught piano and organ.


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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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