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Barnes, Rachel
Mrs. Rachel Barnes died at her home near Warfieldsburg after a long illness, aged eighty years.
[Sun (Baltimore, MD) July 17, 1897]

Bella, John H.
John H. Bella, a farmer living near Westminster, died suddenly this morning, aged about fifty-five years. He was formerly of Creagerstown, Frederick county. A wife and seven children survive him.
[Sun (Baltimore, MD) December 14, 1892]

Berwager, Augustus
Westminster, MD., March 16 – Mr. Augustus Berwager, residing near Manchester, Carroll county, died suddenly after eating a hearty dinner on Wednesday. He had been engaged in cutting trees and after dinner complained of pain in his breast, expiring a few moments afterward. He was 68 years of age. He leaves a widow, one son and one daughter – Mr. Harry Berwager and Mrs. Irvin Lippy, all of Carroll county.
[Sun (Baltimore, MD) March 17, 1900]

Boldeny, Henry
Westminster, MD., July 16 – Henry Boldeny, of Shiloh, Carroll county, died from the effects of an injury received by having three of his fingers caught in the gearing of a binder and badly lacerated, resulting in blood poisoning. He was in the sixty-second year of his age.
[Sun (Baltimore, MD) July 17, 1897]

Bond, William
Westminster, MD., Aug. 2 – William Bond dropped dead yesterday from heart disease near Emory Chapel, in Woolery’s district, Carroll county. He was in the 72d year of his age. He leaves one son, Harry bond, of Carroll county, and two daughters, Mrs. Harry Briland [illegible], of West Virginia, and Mrs. Harry Uhler, of Carroll county. His widow, who survives him, is a sister of Thomas N. and John Buckingham, of Westminster.
[Sun (Baltimore, MD) August 3, 1899]

Daniel Boyle
Republican Compiler, Gettysburg, PA, December 21, 1830
Died on Sunday the 5th inst. Daniel Boyle, Esq. Post Master at Taneytown, Md. in the 66th year of his age.

Boyle, Mary Brooke
Miss Mary Brooke Boyle, daughter of Mr. John Brooke Boyle, of Westminster, died last night. She was a sister of Dr. John Boyle, of Baltimore; Dr. Charles Boyle, of Hagerstown, Mr. Henry Boyle, of Frederick county; ex-Postmaster Joseph B. Boyle, Mr. Bruce Boyle, Mrs. P.H. Irwin and Mrs. Charles E. Fink, of Westminster.
[Sun (Baltimore, MD) May 16, 1894]

Brown, Jesse
Maryland Items - Jesse Brown, for many years a justice in Carroll county, died at his home, near Houcksville, of cancer, aged about seventy-seven years.
[Sun (Baltimore, MD) April 20, 1891]

Brummel, Lydia
Lydia Brummel, widow of the late Elisha Brummel and postmistress at Brummel, Carroll county, died late Monday night, aged about seventy years.
[Sun (Baltimore, MD) December 15, 1898]

Clabaugh, Washington
Mr. Washington Clabaugh, of Taneytown, Carroll county, died Monday, aged 73 years. He was at one time a merchant in Baltimore.
[Sun (Baltimore, MD) April 8, 1880]

Cockey, Joshua
Died on Sunday the 16th inst. at his residence near Westminster, Joshua Cockey, Esq. late a member of the Senate of Maryland, and for many years a member of the house of delegates, in which capacities he demonstrated that he was ‘honest and capable,’ and sincerely devoted to the interests and prosperity of his constituents. In the discharge of his Christian and social duties he was pious and exemplary. He was of advanced age, and in his latter days had many sore afflictions. In the winter of 1826, he was deprived of his aged consort, and at the succeeding fall his son, Col. John C. Cockey was numbered with the death. He has left a family by whom his loss will be felt with the keenest anguish, whilst the poor will have to regret the decease of their best friend. He was buried on Tuesday the 18th inst.
[Sun (Baltimore, MD) December 28, 1827 – Submitted by Denise Burge]

Abraham Coppersmith
Republican Compiler, Gettysburg, PA, May 4, 1830
Died on Wednesday the 14th ult., Mr. Abraham Coppersmith of Westminster, Md. (formerly of this place) aged about 52 years. He was sitting on the fore part of a wagon, on his way to the river for boards; was thrown off by the passage of one of the wheels over a stump, and his breast was crushed and his life immediately terminated by one of the hind wheels.

Cover, Tobias D.
Tobias D. Cover, farmer, living at Silver Run, Carroll county, and oldest son of Samuel Cover, of Westminster, died of dropsy of the heart yesterday, in his thirty-ninth year. He leaves a wife and six children. Mr. Cover moved to Silver Run from Virginia four years ago and conducted a tannery.
[Sun (Baltimore, MD) April 20, 1888]

Culp, John
Died on Saturday evening last, in the 28th year of his age, Mr. John Culp of Taneytown, Md., son of Mr. Christian Culp of this borough.
[Republican Compiler (Gettysburg, Pennsylvania) July 13, 1825 - Submitted by Nancy Piper]

Ebaugh, Rachel
Mrs. Rachel Ebaugh, widow of the late Henry R. Ebaugh, died at her home in Shiloh, aged eighty-four years.
[Sun (Baltimore, MD) July 17, 1897]

Engle, Elizabeth
Mrs. Elizabeth Engle, of Baltimore, died at the home of her son-in-law, Mr. John Himler, in Westminster, last night. Her remains were taken to Baltimore this morning for interment. She leaves five children, four of whom reside in Baltimore.
[Sun (Baltimore, MD) January 6, 1899]

Flater, Elias N.
Westminster, MD., Dec. 26 – Mr. Elias N. Flater, a prominent farmer of Woolerys district, Carroll county, died at his home near Sandyville yesterday, aged about 42 years. Mr. Benton S. Flater, of Uniontown, is his brother and Mr. Charles J. Flater of Wollerys district, is a cousin of the deceased. Mr. Flater is survived by a widow and a number of children.
[Sun (Baltimore, MD) December 27, 1900]

Fuss, David
Maryland News - Rev. David Fuss, of the Church of God, died at Uniontown, Carroll county, Thursday night, aged seventy-four years. A wife and five children survive him.
[Sun (Baltimore, MD) January 29, 1892]

Galle, Sarah
Mrs. Sarah Galle, widow of the late Jonathan Galle, the report of whose death was in The Sun of January 3, died at her home, near Frizzellsburg, Carroll county, this morning from an attack of grip.
[Sun (Baltimore, MD) January 6, 1899]

Galt, John
Westminster, MD., Feb. 1 – Mr. John Galt, a prominent citizen of Westminster, died at his home, in Belle Grove Park, this city, at 4 o’clock this afternoon, aged 75 years. He had been in poor health for some time and his death was not unexpected. Mr. Galt was a native of Carroll county. His father was the late Stirling Galt, of Taneytown. He was a member of the Presbyterian Church at Piney Creek, in politics he was a Democrat. A widow, two sons and one daughter survive him – George Platt and John Grason Galt, and Miss Nannie Handy Galt, of Westminster. Mr. Henry Galt, of Taneytown, and Mrs. M. Valentine, wife of Professor Valentine, of Gettysburg College, are his brother and sister.
[Sun (Baltimore, MD) February 2, 1900]

Geating, Jacob
Jacob Geating, an old defender, died last week in Carroll county, aged 86 years. He was present at the battle of Bladensburg and at the bombardment of Fort McHenry.
[Sun (Baltimore, MD) February 1, 1879]

Giger, Amelia
Died in Carroll county, Md., on the 10th inst., Miss Amelia Giger, aged 1
[illegible], daughter of Rev. Jacob Geiger.
[American and Commercial Daily Advertiser (Baltimore, MD) March 14, 1846]

Gilbert, Susan
Maryland Items - Mrs. Susan Gilbert, wife of Wm. Gilbert, died at her home in Uniontown, Carroll county, on Sunday, aged eighty years.
[Sun (Baltimore, MD) December 10, 1890]

Grohp, John G.
Died on the morning of the 27th ult. the Rev. John G. Grohp, Sen. pastor of the Evangelical Lutheran Church, Tanneytown, in the 70th year of his age. The deceased was a native of Germany which he left in the year 1780 and three years after came to this country. His public Ministry which lasted upwards of thirty years was distinguished by active zeal and untiring perseverance.
[Republican Compiler (Gettysburg, PA) June 16, 1829]

Haines, Mary S.
Westminster, MD., Jan. 8 – Mrs. Mary S. Haines died in her eighty-fifth year at the residence of her daughter, Mrs. Daniel Wolfe, near union Bridge, after a short illness.
[Sun (Baltimore, MD) January 9, 1897]

Harden, John W.
Maryland News - John W. Harden, a merchant at Louisville post office, Carroll county, died Wednesday night, aged over seventy years. He had been suffering from the grip, which turned into pneumonia. Mr. Harden was a democrat and in 1888 was elected to the Legislature from Carroll county.
[Sun (Baltimore, MD) January 29, 1892]

Hesson, Jesse
Mr. Jesse Hesson, of Mayberry, Carroll county, died at his home in the seventy-sixty year of his age.
[Sun (Baltimore, MD) July 17, 1897]

Hibbard, Allen
Mr. Allen Hibbard, a well-known merchant of New Windsor, Carroll county, died at his residence there on Sunday morning, after a lingering illness. Mr. Hibbard was about forty years old and leaves a widow and one child by a former marriage. His widow is a daughter of Mr. Joseph M. Parks, of Westminster.
[Sun (Baltimore, MD) July 17, 1888]

Hoffman, Samuel
Westminster, MD., Feb. 1 – Mr. Samuel Hoffman, a prominent retired merchant of New Windsor, Carroll county, died at his home in that place last night at the age of 80 years. He was one of the organizers and a director in the First National Bank of New Windsor. In early life he married Miss Englar, a sister of the late Samuel Engler, of Paris, France, whose heirs are contesting his will in Baltimore. He married the second time after the death of his wife and his widow survives him.
[Sun (Baltimore, MD) February 2, 1900]

Huber, Mary Ann
Westminster, MD., Dec. 13 – Mary Ann Huber, wife of ex-Postmaster Abraham H. Huber, of Westminster, died suddenly this afternoon at 4 o’clock. Not feeling very well, she remained in bed today, and was in the act of taking a dose of medicine from her daughter when stricken with death. Her husband, who is inspector of customs, was absent from home attending to his duties in Baltimore at the time. She was in her fifty-second year, a daughter of the late John Royer. Three daughters and two sons survive her.
[Sun (Baltimore, MD) December 14, 1892]

Hughes, Samuel
Westminster, MD., Dec. 6 – Samuel Hughes died at his home, about a mile from Westminster, this morning at about half past 9 o’clock. Mr. Hughes had his arm terribly lacerated with a circular saw on Monday afternoon last, and the arm had to be amputated at the shoulder joint. He was in his sixty-second year, and leaves a widow, four sons and three daughters.
[Sun (Baltimore, MD), December 5, 1896]

Kuhn Sr., John
Died at Westminster, Md., on the 7th inst., Mr. Jno. Kuhn, Sr., aged 73 years.
[Sun (Baltimore, MD) March 14, 1846]

Lamotte, Lewis A.J.
Lewis A.J. Lamotte, a prominent citizen of the fourth district of Carroll county, died suddenly in Westminster yesterday of apoplexy, in his fifty-seventh year. He was elected to the Legislature in 1871, and was prominent in democratic politics in the county. He owned several fine farms. Mr. Lamotte leaves a wife and six children.
[Sun (Baltimore, MD) November 12, 1890]

Lauver, Francis
Mrs. Francis Lauver, wife of Samuel A. Lauver, died at her residence, Patapaco, Carroll county, on Thursday night, aged 75 years. She leaves four children, Dr. Milton A. Lauver, of Bruceville, Frederick county, County Treasurer Charles E. Lauver, Carroll county, Mrs. George Frazier, Finksburg, Carroll county, and Dr. Wm. Martin, of Uniontown, Carroll county, a son by a former marriage.
[Sun (Baltimore, MD) June 22, 1885]

Leese, Caroline
Mrs. Caroline Leese, widow of the late William Leese, died at the home of her son, Postmaster William Leese, of Bixler, Carroll county, yesterday of typhoid fever. She was about sixty years old. She leaves one son and two daughters: William Leese of Bixler; Mrs. Dr. J.H.T. Earhart, of Union Mills, Carroll county, and Mrs. Warner, of Baltimore.
[Sun (Baltimore, MD) July 28, 1898]

Leister, David J.
David J. Leister died at his home, between Brummel and Snydersburg, Carroll county, this morning, aged about forty-five years. Mr. Leister, who was a farmer, was a son of the late Isaiah Leister. He leaves a widow and several children.
[Sun (Baltimore, MD) December 15, 1898]

Longwell, Jane
Died in Taneytown, Maryland, on Saturday evening last, Mrs. Jane Longwell, relict of Matthew Longwell, deceased, formerly of this borough.
[Republican Compiler (Gettysburg, PA) August 25, 1829]

Longwell, John K.
Death of Col. Longwell
End of the Long and Useful Life of a Good Citizen
Westminster, MD., April 9 – Col. John K. Longwell died at his home, “Emerald Hill,” in Westminster, at 11 p.m. yesterday. Colonel Longwell was born in Gettysburg, Pa., in October, 1810, and was a son of Matthew and Jane Longwell, and was of Scotch-Irish descent. He was educated in an academy of Gettysburg and in early life learned the printer’s trade in the office of the Adams Sentinel, of Gettysburg. In 1832 he removed to Taneytown, Carroll county, where he established and conducted the Recorder newspaper, which he published about one year. In the spring of 1833 he came to Westminster and established the Carrolltonian, a newspaper devoted chiefly to the formation of a new county out of parts of Baltimore and Frederick counties, with a county seat at Westminster. The first issue of the paper appeared in June, 1833.
Four years from the time of its first publication, its efforts were rewarded by the creation of Carroll county. Colonel Longwell continued the publication of the Carrolltonian for about eighteen years. In 1840 he married the youngest daughter of Major John W. McCaleb, of Taneytown. In 1850 he was elected as a member of the Maryland State Senate from Carroll county, and served in that body for four years. In 1867 he was chosen as a delegate to the State constitutional convention. In 1871 he was again elected to the State Senate. In 1879 he was elected one of the county commissioners of Carroll county, and was chosen president of that body.
He was the author of the charter of the Western Maryland Railroad Company, and secured its passage by the General Assembly of Maryland. He was one of the first directors of the company, and remained in its board of directors of the old Westminster Bank, now the Union National, and has been its president for the last thirty-nine years and up to the time of his death. Colonel Longwell was a member of the Piney Creek Presbyterian Church, which was organized in 1763. His residence, Emerald Hill, immediately adjoining and partly within the limits of Westminster, is one of the finest estates in Carroll county.
[Sun (Baltimore, MD) April 10, 1896 – Submitted by Denise Burge]

Murray, Elizabeth
Westminster, MD., Aug. 2 – Mrs. Elizabeth Murray, wife of Clifton Murray, of Hampstead, Carroll county, died Monday evening after a short illness, aged about 38 years.
[Sun (Baltimore, MD) August 3, 1899]

Myers, Barbara E.
Mrs. Barbara E. Myers, wife of Mr. Thomas F. Myers, of Uniontown, Carroll county, died at her home, at that place, late last night, in her fifty-second year. She leaves a husband and one son.
[Sun (Baltimore, MD) March 12, 1898]

Ober, Elizabeth
Westminster, MD., Dec. 26 – Mrs. Elizabeth Ober, of Manchester, Carroll county, died yesterday in the sixty-eighth year of her age. Mrs. Ober was the widow of Mr. Peter G. Ober, a wealthy mill owner of Birmingham, Ala. She had resided with the Misses Trump, of Manchester, since the death of her husband, over 12 years ago. She was a woman of many attainments and highly respected. She was a native of Carroll county and is survived by several brothers and sisters.
[Sun (Baltimore, MD) December 27, 1900]

Parke, Joseph Maxwell
Westminster, MD., Feb. 18 – Hon. Joseph Maxwell Parke, the oldest member of the Carroll county bar, died at 8:30 o’clock this morning, at the residence of his son, George M. Parke, ex-register of wills, in Westminster, in his eighty-ninth year, after an illness of several months. Mr. Parke was descended from a Scotch-Irish family that settled in Chester county, Pa., prior to 1724, and was born on February 6, 1810, at the Parke homestead, in Sadsbury township, Chester county. In 1831 he graduated from Jefferson College, at Canonsburg, Pa., which is now known as Jefferson and Washington College, and at the time of his death was its oldest living alumnus.
Mr. Parke became, at the age of twenty-one, the first principal of the Manchester United Academy at Manchester, Carroll county, (then Baltimore county) Md., and taught there until 1839, often having students much older than himself. While teaching Mr. Parke read law under the late Hon. Charles F. Mayer, of the Baltimore bar. In the spring of 1840 he was admitted to the bar in Baltimore city and, having moved permanently to Westminster, he was admitted late in the same year to the Carroll county bar. In addition to the practice of his profession, Mr. Parke edited the Democrat and Carroll County Republican from 1840 to 1848, and from 1866 to 1867 he edited the Democratic Advocate, now owned and published by Vanderford Brothers.
Mr. Parke was a lifelong democrat of the most uncompromising type, and voted for every democratic presidential nominee from Jackson to Bryan. His political career began with the formation of Carroll county, and at the first election held in this county, in March, 1837, he was one of the election clerks. He was a member of the House of Delegates in 1839, a member of the constitutional convention of 1851, attorney to the board of county commissioners from 1847 to 1851, three times register of wills, serving in 1853-1865, and in 1867-1873. Of late years, Mr. Parke took no interest in politics, but devoted himself to his profession, where he had an enviable reputation, being admittedly the best testamentary lawyer in this county. Though of a retiring and unassuming disposition, Mr. Parke was one of the most esteemed and prominent citizens of Carroll county and filled many positions of trust and confidence. He was a member of Grace Lutheran Church, of this city, and for many years prominent in its affairs and one of tis trustees.
Mr. Parke married in 1835 Miss Amanda Motter, daughter of Mr. George Motter, of Manchester, and had quite a number of children, of whom Mr. George M. Parke, of this city, Mrs. Francis H. Gernand, Mrs. Josephine A. Taylor and Mr. John F. Parke, of Baltimore city, and Mrs. M. Letitia Fleagle, of Taneytown, Carroll county, survive him. Two brothers, Mr. George W. Parke and Dr. Charles R. Parke, both prominent residents of Bloomington, Ill., also survive Mr. Parke.
[Sun (Baltimore, MD) February 19, 1898 – Submitted by Denise Burge]

Payne, John
Westminster, MD., Jan. 5 – Mr. John Payne, of Shiloh, Carroll county, died of pneumonia yesterday, aged eight-one years. Mr. Payne was a farmer and a man of high character. He was a native of York, Pa. He leaves a widow, who is dangerously ill of pneumonia; one daughter, Mrs. A.S. Leister, of Carroll county, and two sons, B.F. Payne, of Hopeville Centre, Pa., the other residing at Humerich, Ill.
[Sun (Baltimore, MD) January 6, 1899]

Pickett, Robert L.
Obit: Robert L. Pickett, 77. Sykesville, MD., a retired mail carrier and hospital attendant, was found dead in the workshop next to his home Wednesday (Nov 21, 1962) at about 5:30 pm. His body was discovered by his wife, Mary J.E. Pickett. Dr. J.T. Marsh, Carroll County medical examiner said that death was the result of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Trooper Robert Able made the investigation. Mr. Pickett was employed as a mail carrier for 23 years and as an attendant at the Springfield State Hospital for 23 years. He retired in 1951. He was a son of the late James and Jane Gosnell Pickett. Surviving in addition to his wife, are four children, Mrs. Elva Heller and Mrs. Irene Davis, both of Aspers (PA), and Lee M. and William A. Pickett, Westminster. Funeral Services will be held Sunday at 2 pm at the Haight Funeral Home, Sykesville. The Rev. C.H. Shaw will officiate. Burial will be in Morgan Chapel Cemetery, Woodbine. Friends may call the funeral home at any time.
[Gettysburg Times (Gettysburg, PA) November 24, 1962 – Submitted by Jennifer Novotny]

Reagle, Jacob
Maryland Items – Jacob Reagle died near Manchester on Monday, aged seventy years.
[Sun (Baltimore, MD) December 10, 1890]

Reese, Daniel
Maryland Items – Daniel Reese, of Carroll county, died at his home, in Cranberry Valley, near Westminster, at noon yesterday, after a lingering illness. Mr. Reese was in his sixty-fourth year, and leaves a widow and four children. He was a farmer and generally respected.
[Sun (Baltimore, MD) January 17, 1890]

Reese, Edward Lynch
Edward Lynch Reese, a three-year-old son of Orlando Reese, secretary of the Carroll county school board, and grandson of Mr. Edward Lynch, of Westminster, died yesterday from swallowing a collar button, which lodged in his windpipe.
[Sun (Baltimore, MD) January 17, 1890]

Rieman, Ellen Elizabeth
Died at Westminster, Md., on the 4th instant, Ellen Elizabeth, in the 17th year of her age, daughter of the late Samuel Rieman.
[Sun (Baltimore, MD) June 6, 1850]

Ringrose, John W.
Died on the 18th instant, at the residence of his grandfather, Capt. John W. Ringrose, John Thomas, aged 5 months, son of Vachael and Ann L. Hammond, of Carroll county.
[Sun (Baltimore, MD) March 21, 1848]

Roop, David
Mr. David Roop, aged seventy-two years of Wakefield, Carroll county, Md., died at the City Hospital yesterday of paralysis. He came to Baltimore last Monday, and was taken with apoplexy while in the office of Mr. Fielder C. Sliegluff. Mr. Roop was sent to the City Hospital, where he suffered a stroke of paralysis. His body was taken to Wakefield yesterday.
He was a descendent of Christian Roop, who came to America from Germany before the American Revolution and settled in Pennsylvania. Under Governor Swann he was State flour inspector. In 1873 Mr. Roop was an unsuccessful candidate on the reform ticket for county commissioner of Carroll county. He was senior member of the firm of David Roop & Son. Only last Tuesday he was re-elected a director of the first National Bank of Westminster. Mr. Roop was one of the American heirs to the estate of Samuel Englar, who died in Paris recently, leaving a large fortune. He was consulting his lawyer about this estate when stricken paralysis.
Mr. Roop leaves a widow, one son and a daughter.
[Sun (Baltimore, MD) January 11, 1895]

Roop, Eugenia C.
She Was Considered One of the Handsomest Women of Carroll County
Westminster, MD., Jan. 6 – Mrs. Eugenia C. Roop, wife of Mr. Samuel Roop, one of the most prominent business men of Carroll county, died yesterday evening at the Orthopedic Private Hospital of Dr. S. Weir Mitchell, of Philadelphia. Death was caused by progressive paralysis or neuritis, which disease first showed its symptoms last September. Mrs. Roop was the daughter of the late Frederick Cleveland, of Reading, Pa., and a woman of many attainments, added to great personal beauty. She was considered by many to be one of the handsomest women of Carroll county. She leaves two brothers, Charles R. Cleveland, of Minneapolis, Minn., and Haffiz Cleveland, also a sister, who is the widow of the late Hon. Charles Washburn, who was minister to Paraguay and later director of the United States mint at San Francisco.
[Sun (Baltimore, MD) January 7, 1898]

Rowe, David
Maryland News - David Rowe died near Uniontown, Carroll country, yesterday, aged eighty years.
[Sun (Baltimore, MD) January 29, 1892]

Sheffer, Jacob
Westminster, MD., Dec. 14 – Jacob Sheffer died at his home, at Pleasant Valley, Carroll county, yesterday, aged eighty-nine years.
[Sun (Baltimore, MD) December 15, 1898]

Shipley, J.H.
J.H. Shipley, a well-known farmer residing in Carroll county, and owning considerable real estate in both Carroll and Howard counties, and also property in the city of Baltimore, died yesterday at this home, in Carroll county, near Marriottsville, of paralysis, in the 70th year of his age.
[Sun (Baltimore, MD) April 8, 1880]

Shriver, George
Died at Westminster, Md., on the 11th inst., in consequence of a rupture of a blood vessel, Dr. George Shriver, son of Isaac Shriver, Esq., of that place.
[Sun (Baltimore, MD) December 14, 1839]

Snader, Evan Thomas
Westminster, MD., April 5 – Mr. Evan Thomas Snader died at his home, “Brookside Farm,” Sams’ Creek, Carroll county, last night in the sixty-seventy hear of his age. Mr. Snader was one of the best known men in the county. He leaves nine children: Mrs. Milton A. Myers, of Westminster; Mrs. Thomas Pearre, of Frederick county; Edwin E. Snader, of Waynesboro, Pa.; Abram P. Snader, of New Windsor; Hamilton B. Snader, of Chicago, Ill.; Warren G. and Clayton C. Snader and Misses Ida M. and Olive A. Snader, of Carroll county.
[Sun (Baltimore, MD) April 6, 1900 – Submitted by Denise Burge]

Stansbury, Samuel
Mr. Samuel Stansbury, a well-known resident of Patapaco, Carroll county, died at his home on Wednesday of consumption.
[Sun (Baltimore, MD) October 9, 1897]

Thomson, John
Westminster, MD., March 16 – Ex-Judge John Thomson, in his 83d year, who died in Taneytown a few days ago, was buried in Piney Creek Burying Ground on Saturday. Mr. Thomson served in the Maryland Legislature in 1844-45, and was elected judge of the Orphans’ Court in 1857, and re-elected in 1861, serving eight years. He was present at the ceremony of the organization of Carroll county in 1837 and at the semi-centennial in 1887. He leaves two sons, Thomas C. Thomson, of Washington, and Wm. N. Thomson, of Taneytown. The deceased was one of the oldest members of the Presbyterian Church of Taneytown.
[Sun (Baltimore, MD) March 17, 1890]

Tyler, John
Mr. John Tyler died yesterday at Union Bridge of Bright’s disease, in his seventy-fifth year. Mr. Tyler has been the foreman of the boiler department in the Western Maryland Railroad Company’s shops for the last twenty-six years.
[Sun (Baltimore, MD) April 10, 1896]

Utz, Daniel
Mr. Daniel Utz, a well-known farmer of Snydersburg, died in his seventy-first year.
[Sun (Baltimore, MD) January 9, 1897]

Vanderford, Henry
Westminster, MD., Jan. 29 – Henry Vanderford, the veteran journalist, who died Saturday, was buried here today in the graveyard of the Protestant Episcopal Church. The burial services were read by Father Sturgis Allen, superior of the Order of the Holy Cross, assisted by the Rev. Jesse Riggins, pastor of the church. Col. William P. Maulsby, Joseph M. Parks, Francis Orcdorff, Dr. George S. Fouke, Henry Galt and David Stoner were the honorary pallbearers. The actives were James A.C. Bood, Dr. Howell Billingales, David N. Hanning, Charles R. Fink, William R. Thomas and Henry Binker.
[Sun (Baltimore, MD) January 30, 1894]

Weant, John
Westminster, MD., May 15 – John Weant, aged twenty-two, died this morning of rapid consumption at Double Pine Creek, Carroll county. About the first of last January young Weant was attending the lectures of the Southern Homeopathic Medical College, at Baltimore, and while playfully trying to show his strength by shouldering a professor burst one of the blood vessels of his lung. Since that time Mr. Weant has been gradually getting weaker.
[Sun (Baltimore, MD) May 16, 1894]

Winchester, David
Died at his farm, near Westminster, on the 18th inst., after a long illness, David Winchester, Esq. in the sixty-fifth year of his age, formerly a respectable merchant of this city, and for several years President of the Baltimore Insurance Company.
[Sun (Baltimore, MD) March 21, 1835]

Yingling, Elias
Died on Monday night, May 30, 1887, at 11 o’clock, Elias Yingling, in the 75th year of his age. Funeral services will be held in the M.P. Church, Westminster, Md., this (Thursday) morning, June 2. Relatives and friends are invited to attend.
[Sun (Baltimore, MD) June 2, 1887]

Yingling, Elizabeth
Death of a Venerable Lady
Westminster, MD., Nov. 13 – Mrs. Elizabeth Yingling, one of the oldest citizens of Uniontown, died on Saturday, in her 84th year. Her sister died a short time ago in her 87th year. She leaves several children, one son a physician in Baltimore.
[Sun (Baltimore, MD) November 14, 1887]

Yingling, George
Westminster, MD., Dec. 25 – Mr. Geo. Yingling, the second son of Mr. J. Wesley Yingling of Westminster, died at the home [illegible] last evening, aged 27 years. He had been in poor health for several years.
[Sun (Baltimore, MD) December 26, 1900]

Yingling, Henrietta
Died on Sunday morning, December 21, Henrietta Yingling, aged 26? [illegible] years.
[Sun (Baltimore, MD) December 7, 1866]

Yingling, Jacob
Died in Carroll county, 20th instant, Jacob Yingling, aged 68 years.
[Sun (Baltimore, MD) July 28, 1846]

Yingling, Louisa
Westminster, MD., March 11 – Mrs. Louisa Yingling, wife of Justice of the Peace John Murray Yingling, of Westminster, died at her home, on East Green street, this city, yesterday evening. Mrs. Yingling was in her seventy-sixth year. She leaves, besides her husband, two sons and three daughters – Howard Yingling and Mrs. Joshua Brooks, of Baltimore; Mrs. George E. Eckenrode, Nettie Yingling and Samuel K. Yingling, of Westminster. Mrs. Yingling was a Miss Warfield, and is the last survivor of a large family. Her husband, Justice Yingling, who is upward of eighty years of age, is also very ill with pneumonia.
[Sun (Baltimore, MD) March 12, 1898]

Yingling, Mary Louisa
Died in Westminster, Md., on August 13, 1879, Mary Louisa, the only and beloved child of Howard and Belle Yingling.
[Sun (Baltimore, MD) August 21, 1879]

Yingling, Sarah
Westminster, MD., Aug. 22 – Mrs. Sarah Yingling, wife of Frederick L. Yingling, died at her home, in Pleasant Valley, Carroll county, yesterday evening, in the 77th year of her age. Besides her husband, four sons and three daughters survive her – Jonas, Joseph P. and Edward Yingling, Mrs. John T. Lawyer, Mrs. William T. Lucabaugh and Mrs. Wesley Hahn, of Carroll county, and John Yingling, of Illinois.
[Sun (Baltimore, MD) August 23, 1899]

Yingling, Sylvester
Westminster, MD., July 27 – Mr. Sylvester Yingling died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Elizabeth Keefer, near Mayberry, last night, in the seventy-sixth year of his age. One daughter, Mrs. Keefer, and three sons survive him. The sons are John and Frank Yingling, of Baltimore, and Theodore Yingling, of Stonersville, Carroll county.
[Sun (Baltimore, MD) July 28, 1898]

Yingling, William
Westminster, MD., Oct. 8 – Mr. William Yingling, of Frizzellburg, Carroll county, died suddenly today of heart disease. He was taken sick about 1 o’clock this morning and died within an hour. He was seventy-four years old.
[Sun (Baltimore, MD) October 9, 1897]


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