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Obituaries - Eisel

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b. April 7, 1876
d. April 1, 1891
a. 14 yrs. 11 ms. 24 dys

“Died—At his home here, old Consolidation Mines, Wednesday, April 1, 1891, Peter Eisel, aged 14 years. Deceased was injured about the head several months ago by a falling prop, an accident to which his untimely death is attributed.” [FMJ 4-4-1891, p. 4]

Notice of Mr. Eisel’s death was also located in SUC
b. 1823
d. September 15, 1848
a. 24

See Wright-Neff Family Chart in Chapter 5.

b. 1812
d. February 24, 1876
a. 63

See Ann Evans Family Chart in Chapter 5.

b. November 17, 1792
d. August [2]5, 1872
a. 80

“Born Dafydd Evans, 17 November, 1792, Carmarthenshire, Llansdwrn parish, South Wales. He was a tailor by occupation. When he was elderly, he immigrated to the United States about the same time as his daughter, Ann Evans Davies, and granddaughter and grandson-in-law, Sarah Davies Harris and Rees Charles Harris, about 1869. His birth was recorded in a Welsh Bible that is still in the family.” [from a letter by R. Rhys Harris, 10/19/2000]

b. 1876
d. May 26, 1918
a. 42

“David Evans, aged 42, died at 3 p.m. yesterday at the Miners Hospital, of pneumonia. The survivors are his father, Thomas Evans, and seven sisters, Misses Mattie and Minnie Evans, at home in Zihlman; Mrs. John Dickey, Mrs. Andrew Williams, Mrs. John Steele, Mrs. John Race, Zihlman, and Mrs. Charles Jameston, Newbury, Pa.” [CET 5-27-1918]

“The funeral of David Evans, who died Sunday at the Miners Hospital, will be held Wednesday afternoon at 2 o’clock at the home of Thomas Evans, Zihlman. Rev. Dr. J.N. Beall, pastor of First Presbyterian Church, will officiate. Interment will be in the Percy graveyard.” [CET 5-28-1918, p. 6]

(wife of THOMAS EVANS)
b. 1838
d. June ??, 1916
a. 78

“Mrs. Thomas Evans, aged 78 years, died at 12 a.m. Tuesday at the family home in Allegany. She had been ill two weeks with infirmities. Mrs. Evans was a native of Blan Avon, Wales, and had resided in Allegany the past 35 years. Besides her husband, the following survive: Minnie, Mattie and David at home; Mrs. John Dickey, Mrs. John Steele, Mrs. Andrew Williams of Allegany; Mrs. John Race, Frostburg and Mrs. Charles Jameson, Newburg, Pa.
Mrs. Evans was Presbyterian. Rev. J.N. Beall will officiate at the funeral. Burial will be in Percy graveyard.” [CET 6-21-1916, p. 3]

b. 1836
d. January ??, 1925
a. 89

“Thomas Evans, aged 89 years, Zihlman, died at his home, Saturday at 11 p.m. following a two months’ illness of complication. Surviving are six daughters: Mrs. Andrew Williams and Mrs. John Rase, this place; Mrs. John Steele and Mrs. John Dickie, Allegany; Misses Mattie and Minnie Evans of the home and Mrs. Lydia Thomas of New York.
Funeral services will be held from the home tomorrow afternoon at two o’clock with burial in the Percy cemetery.” [CET 12-6-1925, p. 14]

b. October 24, 1877
d. September 20, 1878
a. 10ms. 27dys.

Notice of the death and funeral of young William were located in SPL.

b. June 11, 1839
d. April 5, 1891
a. 51 yrs. 9 ms. 24 dys.

“Died —At his home, Sunday, April 5, 1891, Christopher [sic] Fisher, aged 51 years, 10 months and 5 days. He was a German by birth, originally a miner and long a resident of is place.” [FMJ 4-11-1891, p. 3]

Mr. Fisher was a tavern owner, according to Catherine Thomas. He came to US in 1868.

“A Miner’s House Stoned by a Mob—Nobody Hurt. It is to be regretted that some of our people so far forgot themselves as to violate law and good order by making an attack upon the house of Mr. C. Fisher, a well known fellow-miner, on Monday night last. The facts of the case, so far ascertained are simply as follows: On Monday morning Mr. Christopher [sic] Fisher, a German who lives on the hill in the upper part of town, in company with six other miners started to work at the Borden mine for the price which the company offers—50 cents per ton. The move created considerable dissatisfaction among their fellow-miners who were holding out for 55 cents, and they remonstrated against their going to work at a lower rate. Their remonstration, however, had no immediate effect upon the men, but before the day’s work was ended six of the men agreed to quit work, and so they did, leaving Mr. Fisher alone to finish his day. Between the hours of twelve and one o’clock Mon


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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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