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Obituaries - Conrad

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CONRAD, CHARLES H. continued

Yet he is not dead but sleeping.

Though the days are lonely and long and sad,
O, father and mother, cease your tears;
Yea ye who loved him first and best,
Look out beyond the transient years
Unto that blest awaking.

Full many a heart’s warm, grateful love
Shall wake the songs that tell his fame,
And tears drop, like flowers embossed,
On the marble slab that bears his name,
Yet he is not dead but sleepeth.

He is not dead but sleeping, ye who loved
And praised; love ye and praise ye still.
Deathless, aye deathless are the stars that burn
Beyond the death-wave’s last cold chill,
And he is not dead but sleepeth.”
[FMJ 9-7-1889, p. 4].

b. November 14, 1813
d. September 12, 1899
a. 85 yrs. 9 ms. 28 dys.

“Death of an Old Citizen. Daniel Conrad died at the home his son, John H. Conrad, Mechanic street, Tuesday, about 6 p.m.
Mr. Conrad was born in Huntingdon, Pa., Nov. 14, 1813, and while yet young came to Frostburg and entered the employment of R.D. Johnson, of Cumberland, teaming over the National pike, before the days of the B. & O. R.R., between Cumberland and Wheeling.
During the last 40 years he was a faithful employee of the Borden Mining company, residing on their farm west of town.
He married Elizabeth Holtzman March 25, 1838, and 13 children were born to them. Of these 9 are living, namely—Mrs. Philip Michael, of this place; Mrs. William Shaw, of Grafton, W. Va; Mrs. Henrietta Gerlach, Mrs. J.L. Towles, Mrs. Henry Gerken, of this place; Thomas, of Marion, O.; Elmer E., of Meyersdale, Pa.; John H., of this place, and Mrs. Elmer Bittner, near Connellsville, Pa.
Mr. Conrad was a consistent member of the Lutheran church for many years, and his life as a citizen comported with his profession as a christian.” [FMJ 9-16-1899, p. 2]

b. January 15, 1822
d. October 26, 1895
a. 73 yrs. 9 ms. 11 dys.

“Mrs. Elizabeth Conrad, wife of Daniel Conrad, of this place, died Saturday, October 26, 1895, aged 73 years. Funeral Monday at the English Lutheran church. Mr. Conrad, six daughters and three sons survive—Mrs. Philip Michael, Mrs. Anthony Gerlach, Mrs. J.L. Towles, Mrs. Henry Gerken, of this place; Mrs. William Shaw, of Grafton, W. Va.; Mrs. Elmer Bittner, of Connellsville, Pa.; Elmer E., of Meyersdale, Pa.; and John H., of this place—all grown and married. Mrs. Conrad was a most useful and estimable lady—one who served well her day and generation.” [FMJ 11-2-1895, p. 3]

b. 1795
d. June 7, 1880
a. 85

“William Conrad, one of the oldest citizens of the county, died Monday last at the residence of his son, this place, in the 85th year of his age. Mr. Conrad was a native of Huntingdon, Pa., but moved to this place when quite a young man. He married here and reared a large family of children, some of whom survive to mourn his loss.” [FMJ 6-12-1880, p. 3]

b. April 1848
d. February 2, 1904
a. 55

“After an illness of two weeks, Mrs. Margaret Cooper died Tuesday evening, Feb. 2, 1904, in the 54th year of her age. She is survived by her husband, William J. Cooper, and four grown children—Mrs. W.M. Thomas, of Cumberland; Mrs. Durwood Neff, of Parkersburg, W. Va., and Miss Eva and Mr. Thornton, of this place. Deceased was born on the old ‘Wright Farm’ in 1849, married in 1871, lived a short time in Cumberland, returned to Frostburg, where she had since resided. She was a devoted wife; tender, loving mother; kind neighbor and a true friend. The funeral took place Thursday afternoon from her late residence, Mechanic street. Services were conducted by Rev. C.M. Hesser; interment in Percy graveyard.” [FMJ 2-13-1904, p. 2]

(daughter of William J. and MARGARET SEIFKER COOPER)
b. January 1873
d. June 1873
a. 5 ms.

Notice of the death and funeral of young Maud was located in SPL.


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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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