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Obituaries - Saurbaugh


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SAURBAUGH, ELLA V. CHAPMAN
(wife of WILLIAM JOSEPH SAURBAUGH)
b. December 2, 1871
d. February 28, 1901
a. 30 yrs. 2 ms. 26 dys.


“At her home, this place, Thursday, February 28, 1901, after a protracted illness, Mrs. Ella Saurbaugh, relict of the late William J. Saurbaugh, aged 30 years, 2 months and 26 days. Mrs. Saurbaugh’s maiden name was Chapman, of Martinsburg, W. Va. Two sons, 8 and 6 years old respectively, are orphaned by her death.” [FMJ 3-2-1901, p. 3]

“The Journal has seen an acknowledgement written by Mrs. B.S. Randolph of $10.25 from bailiff Samuel Bowen, collected by the latter to defray burial expenses of the late Mrs. W.J. Saurbaugh. It is clear that Mr. Bowen acted very honestly and laudably throughout the whole proceeding. Mrs. Randolph and Mrs. George Wehner were also contributors to the fund—outside the amount named.” [FMJ 3-9-1901, p. 3]

Some of this information is based on an interview with Mrs. Russell McAbee, 5-19-1987. Ella Saurbaugh was from Darksville, WV, according to the marriage records in the Allegany County Courthouse.

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SAURBAUGH, HOWARD WILLIAM
(son of JOHN W. and SUSAN WALSH SAURBAUGH)
b. August 8, 1872
d. February 21, 1903
a. 31


This information is based on an interview with Mrs. Russell McAbee, 5-19-1987. Mrs. McAbee stated that Mr. Saurbaugh’s death resulted from a fall from the roof of the Frost Mansion, upon which he was working at the time.

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SAURBAUGH, JOHN W.
(husband of SUSAN WALSH SAURBAUGH
b. September 1827
d. November 27, 1909
a. 82


“At the home of his son—Charles, Grahamton, Saturday, November 27, 1909, Mr. John W. Saurbaugh, aged 82 years. Mr. Saurbaugh was one of the town’s builders—a carpenter, but several years ago the infirmities of age compelled him to retire from active work. He was a good man and citizen. One daughter and 5 sons survive—Mrs. Lewis Purnell, of Washington, D.C.; Robert, of Fall River, Mass.; James A., Malden, Washington; Charles and John, of this place.) One of the JOURNAL’S early subscribers, he continued so to the last. The funeral took place Monday afternoon; interment in Percy cemetery.”(FMJ, 12-4-1909, p. 2]

Some of this information is based on an interview with Mrs. Russell McAbee, 5-19-1987.

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SAURBAUGH, SUSAN WALSH
(wife of JOHN W. SAURBAUGH)
b. July 12, 1836
d. December 8, 1889
a. 53 yrs. 4 mos. 27 dys.


“Died. Sunday evening, December 8, 1889, at home, this place, Mrs. Susan Saurbaugh, aged 53 years, 4 months and 27 days, wife of John W. Saurbaugh. A large family remains to deplore her loss.” [FMJ 12-14-1889, p. 1]

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SAURBAUGH, THOMAS WALSH
(son of JOHN W. and SUSAN WALSH SAURBAUGH)
b. May 29, 1857
d. June 3, 1863
a. 6


This information is based on an interview with Mrs. Russell McAbee, 5-19-1987.

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SAURBAUGH, WILLIAM JOSEPH
(husband of ELLA V. CHAPMAN SAURBAUGH)
b. ca. 1859
d. March 17, 1899
a. ca. 40


“Died Friday, March 17, 1899, at his home, Orman [sic] street, Mr. William J. Saurbaugh, aged about 40 years. He was an expert carpenter and builder. A few years ago he fell from a scaffold and incurred injuries which disabled him for life. His wife and two children survive.” [FMJ, 3-18-1899, p. 3]

Some of this information is based on an interview with Mrs. Russell McAbee, 5-19-1987.


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SCHELL, AUGUST F.
b. 1788
d. October 20, 1851
a. 63


This information was taken from Scharf’s list of those buried in Percy Cemetery.

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SCHELL, AUGUST F.T.
(husband of JOHANNA A.C. SCHELL)
b. 1807
d. September 26, 1871
a. 63
Headstone


“A Fatal Accident—A miner named August Schell, working in the Hoffman Mines, near this place, was so badly injured by a fall of coal on Tuesday last, that he died shortly after being taken out. He was an elderly man and leaves a family...He was insured in the Traveller’s Accident Insurance Co. of Hartford, Conn. for one hundred dollars. This amount will, no doubt, be promptly paid to his family...[rest of article discusses benefits of life insurance].” [FMJ 9-30-1871, p. 3]




ID:
acpc092

Page #:
92

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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