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Frostburg United Methodist Church (150th anniversary, 1835-1985)


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MEMORIAL WINDOWS

Decorating the Church are many beautiful stained glass windows. Before memories of those to whom these windows were dedicated are lost, members of the History Committee, under the leadership of Margaret Kidwell, have researched the backgrounds of those memorialized. (The names of the researchers follow most of the accounts below.) In each section of the Church where there are the Memorial windows, one may follow the order below by proceeding counterclockwise (right to left) from the point noted.
       

In the Sanctuary       (from the left front corner)

SUSAN S. HUMBERTSON, wife of Thomas Humbertson, was active in the Ladies' Aid Society. The Humbertsons had no children.       (Amy Meek)

THOMAS HUMBERTSON, Frostburg's "Grand Old Man" according to a 1914 newspaper, was the class leader at First M. E. Church for over 70 years. He lived past 94 years, had been a communicant of the Church since 1838 and a member of the official board since 1848. He was director of the Citizen's National Bank. Thomas and Susan lived on Mechanic Street (John Cook's house).
(Ruth Carpenter)

JAMES D. ARMSTRONG, a lawyer, lived on West Main Street (the old Hitchins




ID:
acum013

Page #:
13

Creator:
Anniversary Committee, Frostburg United Methodist Church

Date:
1985

Collection Location:
Frostburg

Original Size:
28 x 22 cms

Subject:
Frostburg (Md.); Frostburg (Md.), History; United Methodist Church (U.S.), History. .

Coverage:
Frostburg (Md.), 1835-1985

 
 
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100 South Potomac Street
Hagerstown, Maryland 21740

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