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Obituaries - Skidmore

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(husband of SUSAN WORKMAN SKIDMORE)- (Continued)

between 1881 and 1882.

(wife of NOAH A. SKIDMORE, SR.)
b. June 14, 1822
d. November 1, 1910
a. 88

“Mrs. Susannna W. Skidmore, a Venerable Citizen, Dead. Mother of 13 Children. Mrs. Susanna Workman Skidmore, widow of the late Noah Skidmore, one time mayor of Frostburg, died at the county home at Cumberland on Monday morning, aged 89 years. Mrs. Skidmore was born in Dutch Hollow, near Mt. Savage, and had lived in Allegany county all her life. She was the mother of 13 children. She was a lady loved and respected by all who knew her. One of the things she found much pleasure in was in telling of her early life of struggles and hardships, while this section was hardly anything but a wilderness. The following children survive her: Messrs. Louis, Stillwater, James A., William A., and Elijah, all living at Borden Mines; John, of Pekin; Matthew, of Midlothian; Mrs. David Sloan, of Fairmont, W. Va., and Mrs. Aaron Ambrose, of Narrows Park. The body was brought to the home of her son, Mr. Wm. Skidmore, at Borden Mines, from which place the funeral will take place today. Interment will be made in the old Percy graveyard. Rev. D.H. Martin, pastor of the First M.E. Church, will officiate at the services, which will be conducted at the home of her son at Borden.” [CET, 11-2-1910, p. 11]

“Funeral of Mrs. Skidmore. The funeral of Mrs. Susanna Workman Skidmore, who died on Monday, took place yesterday afternoon from the home of her son, Mr. William A. Skidmore, of Borden Mines. The funeral was largely attended by relatives and friends of the deceased. Six of her grandsons acted as pallbearers. Interment was made in the old Percy cemetery. Rev. Martin, pastor of the First M.E. Church, officiated at the services.” [CET, 11-3-1910, p. 7]

“Died. In Cumberland Wednesday, November 1, 1910, Mrs. Susanna Workman Skidmore, widow of the late Noah Skidmore, of this place, in the 89th year of her age. Mrs. Skidmore was born in Dutch Hollow, near Mr. Savage, June 14, 1822, and all of her life was spent in this place and Jennings Run valley. Of 13 children born to her 8 are survivors—Louis, of Stillwater, O.; Matthew, of Midlothian; John, of Pekin; James M., William A. and Elijah, of Borden; Mrs. David Sloan, of Fairmont, W. Va.; and Mrs. Aaron Ambrose, of Narrows’ Park. Her husband was for one term Mayor of Frostburg. Funeral Wednesday at home of her son—William A., at Borden, and interment in the Percy cemetery.” [FMJ, 11-5-1910, p. 2]

b. 1767
d. March 5, 1843
a. 76

See Skinner Family Chart in Chapter 5.

d. August 22, 1872

According to the records of SPL, this person is buried in Percy Cemetery.

b. October 1863
d. January 9, 1920
a. 56

“The funeral of Miss Annie Sloan was held Sunday afternoon from the home of her sister, who resides on Blair street. The Rev. Theodore Beckmeyer, pastor of Zion Evangelical Church, officiated and burial was in Percy Cemetery.” [CET, 1-12-1920, p. 7]

(wife of JOHN SLOAN)
b. January 1827
d. April 20, 1901
a. 74 yrs. 3 ms.

“Died. At Borden Mine Saturday evening, April 20 [?], 1901, Mrs. Janet [sic] Sloan, at an advanced age. Deceased was a native of Ayrshire, Scotland.” [FMJ 4-27-1901, p. 2]

According to Sharon Kuhlman (letter of July 22, 1988), John and Janet [sic] Sloan had a daughter, Jennette (b. Dec. 21, 1848, d. Apr 5, 1936, a. 88). She married Francis (Frank) Marion Skidmore on Apr 24, 1866 in Frostburg. He was born in 1848 and died July 31, 1877 at a sanitorium in Georgetown, CO, where he was buried. Francis was the son of Noah M. [sic] Skidmore and Susanna Workman Skidmore of Borden Mines. He enlisted in Company C, 182 Ohio Volunteer Infantry during Civil War along with brother, James. Francis and Jennette had 3 children: 1) Noah M. Skidmore (b. March 1, 1868 at Borden Mines. Married Elizabeth Morgan on Dec 23, 1889 in Frostburg. Served as city councilman for four successive one-year terms); 2) Annie; and, 3) Nellie.

Notice of Mrs. Sloan’s death was found in SPL.

(husband of JENNETTE SLOAN)
b. November 22, 1822
d. June 29, 1880
a. 57 yrs. 7 mos. 7 dys.

“Died. At his home, Borden mine, June 29th, 1880, Mr. John Sloan, aged 57 years, 7 months and 7 days. Mr. Sloan was an old miner, and resident of this county for thirty years. He was a brother of the late Alex. Sloan, of Lonaconing, and leaves a large family connection to lament his death.” [FMJ, 7-3-1880, p. 3]

According to the 1880 Census, Mr. Sloan was ill with asthma.


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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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