Obituaries - Stott
STOTT, JOHN THOMAS
(husband of LAURA STOTT)- (Continued)
charge. Interment will be in Percy Cemetery.” [CET, 10-11-1932, p. 2]
“Funeral of John T. Stott. The funeral of John T. Stott, aged 84, former employee of the city of Frostburg, who died Monday night at the home, 167 West Main street, was held Thursday at 2 p.m. at the home of his son, Albert Stott, 32 Centennial street. Rev. H.A. Groves conducted the funeral services and was assisted by the Rev. Albert Ark of Midlothian, and the Rev. Carl Skipper, of Oakland, Garrett county. Three sacred numbers were sung by the Pentecostal church choir of Midlothian. Interment was in the Percy cemetery. The pall bearers were: George Hartig, William Finzel, George Krapft, Charles Eisel, Peter Pressman and Frederick Layman.
Among those here for the funeral from out of town were his brother and sister-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. William Stott, and Mr. and Mrs. Walter Stott, and Peter Clink, Berlin, Pa.; William Stott, Jr., Akron, Ohio; Mr. and Mrs. Henry Hobell, Lonaconing; Mr. and Mrs. John Poulous, son-in-law and daughter; and Mrs. Omie Gentle and Mrs. Mary Miner, daughters, all of Hyattsville, Maryland.” [CET, 10-14-1932, p. 13]
(wife of JOHN STOTT)
b. August 1867
d. July 2, 1933
“Mrs. Laura Stott, 6 West Main street, died at Miners’ Hospital Sunday at 9 a.m., following an illness of two years. Mrs. Stott, widow of John Stott, and native of England, had been confined to the hospital for two months. She is survived by five sons, Albert, Godfrey, Elmer, Watkin and John Stott of Frostburg and three daughters, Mrs. Eva. Poulous, Hyattsville, Md.; Mrs. Ommie Gentle, Washington, D.C., and Mrs. Mary Minor, Brentwood, Md.
Funeral services will be held from the home Wednesday at 2 p.m. A minister from the Pentecostal Church will officiate. Internment will be in Allegany Cemetery [sic].” [CET, 7-3-1933, p. 7]
“Funeral services for Mrs. Laura Stott, aged 64, who died Sunday morning at Miners’ Hospital, after an extended illness, were conducted from the home on West Main street, Wednesday afternoon with the Rev. Harry Groves, Pentecostal minister, in charge. Mr. Groves spoke in high terms of the good qualities of Mrs. Stott. Miss Mabel Willetts sang ‘Asleep in Jesus,’ ‘Will the Circle Be Unbroken,’ and ‘Tell Mother I’ll Be There.” Interment was in Percy Cemetery. The many floral offerings and the large attendance gave evidence of many sincere friendships.
The pallbearers were: Peter Pressman, Edward Davies, Sr., George Hartig, George Krapf, Fred Layman and Charles Wilson; flowerbearers, Albert Stott, Jr., George Reed, Charles Storm, William Stott, grandsons, and Edward Davies, Jr.
Among those here for the obsequies were: Mr. and Mrs. William Stott, Berlin, Pa.; Mr. and Mrs. John Polous and George Reed, Hyattsville, Md.; Mrs. Layton Minor and son, Raymond, Brentwood, Md.; Mrs. Omie Gentle and George Storm, Washington, D.C.; Mrs. J. Hobell, Sr., and Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Hobell, Jr., Lonaconing.
Mrs. Stott was the widow of John T. Stott, who died last October.” [CET 7-6-1933, p. 5]
b. December 13, 1848
d. April 15, 1850
a. 1 yr. 4 ms. 2 dys.
See Stratton Family Chart in Chapter 5.
d. November 19, 1897
“Fatal Accident. Frank Strother, aged 16 years, working with Thomas Farrell, both of this place, was hurt by a fall of coal in Ocean mine Thursday, incurring injuries which resulted in death yesterday morning at 2 o’clock. Strother came here about two months ago and stayed from house to house until taken and adopted by Thomas Capel, of this place, with whom he made his home until lately, when he left. He was then cared for by Mr. Farrell. Strother's grandparents, living at Berryville, Va., have been advised of his death.” [FMJ, 11-19- 1897, p. 2]
“Frank Strother, the waif whose death from injuries incurred last week in Ocean mine, was buried in Percy graveyard Sunday afternoon after funeral services at the M.E. Church, South, by Rev. D.W. Griffin. Quite a large number attended. Messrs. Gebhauf & Mayer, representing Consolidation coal company, placed the remains of the poor fellow away with as much attention and regard as if he had long been ‘one of us.’” [FMJ, 11-26-1897, p. 3]
b. June 25, 1891
d. April 9, 1893
a. 1 yr. 9 mos. 14 dys.
“A child of John Struby [sic] died Sunday afternoon, aged 2 years.” [FMJ, 4-15-1893, p. 3].
Some of the information here is from a letter from Ellen D. Richardson, dated July 11, 1989. A record of young Christopher’s death was also located in SUC.
Anthony E. Crosby and Michael R. Olson
28 x 22 cms
Cemeteries, Maryland, Frostburg; Obituaries, Maryland, Frostburg. .
Frostburg (Md.), 1800-1972