OBITS 1885

 

Baltimore News American January 4, 1885
Submitted by: Wilma Moore

CARL--
On January 2, 1885, KATIE CARL, aged twenty-six years.
Her funeral willl take place on this Sunday, the 4th Instant, from the residence No. 80 Holland street.

DOORY--
On January 3, 1885, ANNIE DOORY, aged 41 years, a native of the County Galway, Ireland. May her soul rest in peace.
Her relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend her funeral on to-morrow (Monday) morning at 8 o'clock, from the residence of her cousin, Thomas Doory, No. 29 East Monument street, to proceed thence to St. Ignatius' Church, where a requiem mass will be offered for the repose of her soul.

ETCHBERGER--
On January 2, Mrs. REBECCA M. ETCHBERGER, in her sixty-sixth year.
The funeral takes place on this Sunday from her late residence, No.
17 Gough street.

FRICK--
At his residence, 203 Lanvale street, at 8:25 o'clock, on the morning of January 2, 1885, E. A. FRICK, aged 55 years.
The funeral will take place Monday, January 5, from Trinity Church, Manchester, Carroll county, Maryland.


Baltimore Sun January 9, 1885
Submitted by Christine Schott

KEPNER Tobias H 8 Jan 1885 On January 8, 1885, TOBIAS H KEPNER, in his 48th (?) year. [Hanover and York (Penna.) papers please copy.] Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend his funeral, from his late residence, No 91 North Charles street, Saturday afternoon, January 10, at one o'clock.

MAGRUDER John Alexander 1 Jan 1885 On 1st January, 1885, at 6 AM, of pneumonia, at his home, Port Republic, Calvert co, Md, JOHN ALEXANDER MAGRUDER, aged 66 years.

McINTYRE Peter 7 Jan 1885 Suddenly, on 7th of January, 1885, PETER, beloved husband of Kate McIntyre. May his soul rest in peace. Amen. Relatives and friends of the family are respectfully invited to attend his funeral, from his late residence, No 157 West John street, on Saturday morning, at eight o'clock, thence proceed to Corpus Christi Church, where a Requiem Mass will be offered up for the repose of his soul.

PENNINGTON Hannah C 7 Jan 1885 January 7, 1885, HANNAH C, in the 32d year of her age, beloved wife of Charles O Pennington.
One sweet flower has drooped and faded,
One sweet voice has fled;
One fair brow the grave has shaded,
One dear mother now is dead.
She has gone to Heaven before us,
But she turns and waves her hand,
Pointing to the glories o'er us,
In that happy spirit land.
The relatives and friends of the family are respectfully invited to attend the funeral, from her late residence, No 502 East Chase street, on Saturday afternoon, at two o'clock.

POISAL Elizabeth 7 Jan 1885 On January 7, Mrs. ELIZABETH POISAL, aged 67 years, rellet (?) of the late Michael Poisal, and daughter of the late Rev Jas. Watts.
Weep not for her, Oh! do not weep,
That she is yours no more:
She has passed within the "Gates of Pearl"
On yonder shining shore.
Her life was but the sweet prelude
To that better life on high;
Her dying teaches how to live,
Her living how to die.
BY HER CHILDREN
The funeral will take place on Saturday, 10th, at Hedgesville (?), West Virginia.

RANKIN James K P 8 Jan 1885 On January 8, JAMES K P RANKIN, in the 37th year of his age, youngest son of Samuel and the late Ann Rankin. Relatives and friends are invited to attend his funeral, from his late residence, No 151 Bank street, on Sunday afternoon, at three o'clock.

ROBERSON William 7 Jan 1885 On January 7, 1885, WILLIAM, aged 5 years and 8 months, beloved son of Wesley and Minnie Roberson. 
Our dear son has left us,
Whom we dearly loved;
God freed him from his sufferings,
And took him up above.
By Christian faith we will bear it,
Although it gives us pain;
And for him we will pray till Judgment day,
When we shall meet again.
His funeral will take place from the residence of his parents, No 96 Block street, this (Friday) afternoon, at four o'clock.

RUTH Francis Asbury 4 Jan 1885 At his late home, in Crampton, Queen Anne's county, Md, on January 4, 1885, FRANCIS ASBURY RUTH, Sr, in the 84th year of his age. [Centreville papers, please copy.]

WELLER Kate 8 Jan 1885 Suddenly, at one o'clock on Thursday morning, January 8, Mrs. KATE WELLER, in the 46th year of her age. Her funeral will take place from the residence of her nieces, No 215 Lee street, on Saturday morning, at ten o'clock, to which her relatives are invited.

WOODS Thomas L 7 Jan 1885 On 7th January, THOMAS L, youngest son of Elizabeth and the late Michael Woods. RIP. His funeral will take place from No 28 Jackson street, on Saturday morning, January 10, at eight o'clock, thence to Saint Vincent's Church, where a High Mass of Requiem will be offered for the repose of his soul. Relatives and friends of the family are respectfully invited to attend.


Baltimore Sun  January 12, 1885
Submitted by:  Brenda Antal

ARO - On the 9th of January, Mary A. ARO, aged 61 years, beloved wife of Joseph A. ARO. 
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    "Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend her funeral, from her late residence, No. 550 _arford avenue, this (Monday) morning, January 12, at ten o'clock.
 
 BURKHARD - On Sunday, January 11, Melchior W. BURKHARD, in the 69th year of his age.
    "Funeral service will take place on Wednesday morning, January 14, at his late residence, No. 546 North Gay street.  Friends invited.  Interment on the afternoon of the 14th, at Monument Cemetery, Philadelphia, Pa.
 
 BURRIER - The remains of the late Mrs. Mary _. BURRIER will be buried from the vault at Louden Park Cemetery this (Monday) afternoon, 12th January, at two o'clock.
 
 CALLENDER - On January 10, John CALLENDER, aged 46 years, beloved husband of Mary C. CALLENDER.
    "The funeral will take place from Saint Mary's....
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Baltimore SUN, March 11, 1885
Submitted by Mona Everett

FOX--In Howard county, on March 10, RACHEL FOX, in her 66th (or 68th) year.  
Funeral services March 12, at three o'clock P. M., at her late residence

GOLDSMITH--On Monday, 9th March, GERTIE, aged -8(could be 18 or 28?), eldest
daughter of Solomon and the late Sophia S. Goldsmith. Funeral this
(Wednesday) morning, at ten o'clock, from her late residence, No. 114 East
Pratt street.

GOLDSBOROUGH--On March 8, after a long and painful illness, which she bore with Christian fortitude, JANIE E., in the 24th year of her age, beloved wife of Charles E. Goldsborough, and daughter of Jane R. and the late Thomas Bowen. [Washington papers please copy.]
 
Dearest Janie, thou hast left us,
I thy loss most deeply feel;
Yet 'tis God that has bereft us,
He can all my sorrow heal.
     BY HER HUSBAND
 
The relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend her funeral from the residence of her brother, No. 573 Fremont street, near Pennsylvania avenue, this (Wednesday) afternoon, March 11 at 2 o'clock.
 

JONES-On 10th March, after a lingering illness, WILLIAM T. JONES, aged 64
years. His relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend his
funeral from his late residence, No. 266(?) North Broadway, on Thursday
afternoon, March 12, at two o'clock. (No flowers.)

LEWIS--On March 9, at 11 o'clock P.M., ROBERT W., aged 2 years,
 beloved and only child of Samuel F. (or E.) and Emma Lewis.

 Baltimore Sun of 27 March 1885
Submitted by:  Anne Marie Willis


CASSADY - On the morning of March 25, MARY M., aged 83 years, widow of the late Franklin Cassady.
Funeral will take place from the residence of her son-in-law John M. Steinmiller(sp?), No. 37 Pearl street, on this (Friday) afternoon, at two o'clock. Relatives and friends are invited to attend.

DOYLE - J. STANLEY, in the 7th year of his age, only son of Charles J. and Anna M. Doyle.
Friends are respectfully invited to attend his funeral, which will take place this (Friday) afternoon, at two o'clock, from NO. 138 Park avenue.

FLETCHER - On 26th March, 1885, FANNIE A., youngest daughter of Priscilla and the late William Fletcher.
Due notice of funeral will be given.

GATES - Of pneumonia, on Wednesday evening, 25th of March, WILLIAM K. GATES, aged 45 years. [Chicago papers please copy]
Funeral in Chicago.

GREEN - March 59, at 4 o'clock, A.M., RICHARD B., in the 35th year of his age, eldest son of Hannah and the late John Green.
Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attene his funeral, this (Friday)afternoon at 3 1/2 o'clock, from Friends Mission, Light street.

HARLEY - On 25(6?) March, MARY L. HARLEY, aged 29 yers, beloved wife of Charles W. Harley.
Her funeral will take place from her late residence, No. 58 Camden street, on this (Friday) afternoon, at 4:30 o'clock.

HARRIS -- On March 25, ELIZABETH, in the 56th year of her age, beloved wife of Joseph Harris.
Her funeral will take place from her late residence, No. 84 Maryland avenue, Saturday morning, March 28, at ten o'clock. Relatives and friends are invited to attend.

HINMAN - At Boston, on March 25, EDWARD, aged 27 years, son of Joel and the late Jemima Hinman.
Funeral will take place this (Friday) afternoon, at three o'clock, from the residence of his brother, No. 221 Bolton street. Friends of the family are invited.

HUSTER - On 25th of March, at 9 A.M., ANN ELIZA, aged 42 years 8 months and 15 days, beloved wife of Henry E. Huster, and only daughter of the late Asberry Hartlove. R.I.P.
Is there a sorrow seems greater than this.
Knowing tomorrow we press the last kiss?
Bear away gently our mother to dust,
Father in Heaven, in Thee we do trust.
BY HER MOTHER
The funeral will take place on Saturday, March 28, at ? o'clock A.M., from her late residence, No. 117 Parkin street, thence to St. Peter's Church, where a Mass of Requiem wil be offered for the repose of her soul.

JOHANNES - At Lincoln, Nebraska, on March 21, SALLIE BREWINGTON, wife of Martin J. Johannes, formerly of Baltimore.

KOPP - On 26th March, after a lingering illness, FERDINAND H. KOPP, in his 69th year.
The relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend his funeral, from his late residence, corner of Hughes and Johnson streets, on Saturday afternoon, 28th instant, at two o'clock.

LENNERT - On March 26, after a long and painfull illness, JOHN LENNERT, in the 44th year of his age, beloved husband of Mary Lennert.
A precious one from us has gone,
A voice we loved is stilled;
A place is vacant in our home
Which never can be filled.
BY HIS WIFE
His funeral will take place on Sunday afternoon, at three o'clock, from his late residence, No. ?7 Curley street. Friends and relatives are respectfully invited to attend.

LINHARD - On March 25, at 7 A.M., Prof. EDW. VALETTA , in the 35th year of his age, beloved hsuband of Kate A. Linhard, and son of the late Prof. M.A. Linhard.
Funeral will take place this (Friday) morning, at eight o'clock, from his late residence, No. 139 North Gay street, thence to St. John's Church, where a Requiem Mass wlll be celebrated. Interment at Greenmount Cemetery.

McCULLOUGH - On Thursday, March 26, at 12:30 A.M., ELIZABETH, beloved wife of Thomas McCullough....(the rest of the copy is cut off here)
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Baltimore Sun, Friday, May 1, 1885
Submitted by:  Mary Pettiss

BENNETT - At Hampden, Baltimore county, on 30th of April,
ELVIRA J. BENNETT, wife of J. W. Bennett. Funeral on
Saturday at 8 A.M., from her late residence. Friends
invited.

CATLIN - On the morning of April 29, 1885, Mrs. MARY ANN
CATLIN, in the 81st year of her age. Relatives and friends
of the family are respectfully invited to attend the
funeral, from the residence of her niece, Mrs. Amelia
Hewitt, No. 25 North Bond Street, this (Friday) afternoon,
at two o'clock.

COTTINGHAM - On Thursday, April 30, SAMUEL COTTINGHAM, Jr.,
beloved husband of Mattie L., and son of M. J. and Samuel
Cottingham. The funeral will take place on Saturday
morning, at ten o'clock, from his late residence, No. 56
Fulton Avenue. Relatives and friends of the family are
respectfully invited to attend.

DISNEY - On April 30, 1885, JOSEPH A. DISNEY, aged 40
years, 5 months and __ days. Relatives and friends of the
family are respectfully invited to attend his funeral, from
his late residence, No. 551 Mulberry Street, on Sunday
afternoon, at two o'clock.

GORSUCH - On the night of the 28th inst., at 11:25 o'clock,
ELIZABETH MATILDA, in the 68th year of her age, beloved
wife of R. H. Gorsuch. (Washington Star and Alexandria
Gazette please copy.) Funeral services will be held this
(Friday) morning, May 1, at half-past ten o'clock at her
late residence, corner of Gay and Front Streets, from
whence the remains will be taken to Cockeysville, Baltimore
county, via N.C.R.R., thence to Jessup's Church, where the
interment will take place.

HAMMERSLEY - At Chicago, Illinois, on April 30, D. LEWIS

HAMMERSLEY, Jr. Due notice of the funeral will be given.

HASSENCAMP - On 30th April, at 10:45 o'clock, P. M.

FERDINAND HASSENCAMP, SR. Due notice of the funeral will

be given later.

CHARLOTTE HAUSE, in the 78th year of her age. Her funeral
will take place from the residence of her daughter, No. 1
Montrose Street, on Saturday afternoon at two o'clock.

HEALY - On April 30, at 11:20 A.M., JOHANNA, wife of James
Healy. May she rest in peace. Relatives and friends of
the family are respectfully invited to attend the funeral,
from her late residence, No. 180 North Calvert Street on
tomorrow (Saturday) morning, May 2, at 8:30 o'clock.
Requiem Mass at St. Ignatius' Church. (No flowers.)

HOBBS - On the 29th of April, at 12 M., of pneumonia, HENRY
HOBBS, aged 2 years 8 months and 2 days, son of Caleb and
Rachael Hobbs. Funeral will take place at Mount Olive this
(Friday) morning. Relatives and friends are respectfully
invited to attend.

McCANN - On 30th April, at 5 A.M., VIRGINIA McCANN,
daughter of Catherine A. McCann and the late William
McCann. The funeral will take place from her late
residence, No. 227 Linden Avenue, this (Friday) afternoon,
May 1, at four o'clock. Relatives and friends are
respectfully invited to attend.

MORRIS - Suddenly, at Lankford, Kent County, Md., on April
28, 1885, MARY F. MORRIS, in the 40th year of her age,
beloved wife of W. W. Morris. (Howard County papers please
copy.)

POTTS - In Washington, on 29th April, EDITH H. POTTS, in
the ?th (might be 6, 8 or 9) year of her age, only child of
Mrs. Geraldine and the late Samuel W. Potts, of Baltimore.
Funeral on this (Friday) morning, at ten o'clock, from the
residence of her grandfather, No. 1307 North Gilmor Street.

SAWKINS - On April 29, suddenly, of heart disease, MRS. F.
A. SAWKINS, aged __ years. Her funeral will take place this
Friday, May 1, at 11 A.M., from her late residence, No. 113
Edmondson Avenue.

SINCLAIR - on 29th April, in Pittsburg, Penna., THOMAS A.
SINCLAIR, aged 29 years. (Westminster (Md.) papers please
copy.)


Submitted by: Submitter did not give me their name.

VAIN. Suddenly on Friday evening, November 6, 1885, WINFIELD SCOTT VAIN, aged 36 years, youngest son of Edward and the late Mary Vain.


Baltimore Sun October 12, 1885
Submitted by:  Christine Schott

McGOVERN Joseph Leo 11 Oct 1885 On Sunday, October 11, after a painful illness, JOSEPH LEO, aged 13 months and 26 days, only child of Joseph and Katie McGovern, and grandson of Patrick and Mary Finnery. [Seneca Falls (New York) papers please copy.] Funeral will take place from the parents' residence, No 100 Lee street, on Tuesday afternoon, October 13, at two o'clock. Friends of the family are invited to attend.

MURPHY John D 8 Oct 1885 On 8th October, 1885, JOHN D MURPHY, aged 75 years, a native of county Wexford, Ireland, for the last 45 years a resident of Baltimore. RIP

O'CONNOR Daniel 11 Oct 1885 On 11th October,, 1885, at 4:30PM, DANIEL O'CONNOR, in the 29th year of his age, beloved husband of Maggie O'Connor, and eldest son of the late Daniel and Mary O'Connor. RIP
Heaven retaineth now our treasure,
Earth the lonely casket keeps;
And the sunbeams love to linger
Where my dear husband sleeps.
BY HIS WIFE
His funeral will take place from his late residence, No 35 South Caroline street, on Tuesday morning, at eight o'clock, thence proceed to Saint Patrick's Church, where a Mass of Requiem will be offered up for the repose of his soul. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend.

PEGELOW Emil 10 Oct 1885 On 10th October, EMIL PEGELOW, aged 6 years, son of George and Christina Pegelow. Funeral will take place this (Monday) afternoon, 12th instant, at two o'clock, from the residence of his parents, No 94 Pearl street.

RODGERS Martha Gilkerson 11 Oct 1885 In Alexandria, VA, on Sunday, October 11, 1885, at 3 o'clock PM, MARTHA GILKERSON, wife of Rev Samuel Rodgers. Due notice of the funeral will be given.

SACHTLEBEN Hermann 11 Oct 1885 On Sunday morning, October 11, HERMANN SACHTLEBEN, aged 57 years and 11 months. His funeral will take place from his late residence, No 238 Mulberry street, on Wednesday afternoon, October 14, at two o'clock.

SOMMERS Kate 10 Oct 1885 On October 10, after a lingering illness, KATE, aged 26 years 11 months and 18 days, beloved wife of John Sommers, and daughter of Henry and the late Margaret Herr. The funeral will take place from her late residence, No 41 South Burke street, this (Monday) afternoon, at four o'clock. Relatives and friends are invited to attend.

STAUM John 10 Oct 1885 On October 10, 1885, JOHN STAUM, in the 76th year of his age. His funeral will take place from his late residence, No 636 West Lombard street, on Tuesday afternoon, 13th instant, at 2:30 o'clock. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Friends are kindly requested to send no flowers.

STEVENS Benjamin F 10 Oct 1885 At Hampden, Baltimore county, on October 10, 1885, BENJAMIN F STEVENS, in the 40th year of his age. His funeral will take place from his late residence, Fifth avenue, this (Monday) morning, at ten o'clock. Friends invited.

STOLL John Joseph 10 Oct 1885 On 10th of October 1885, JOHN JOSEPH STOLL, aged 28 years 11 months and 15 days, only son of George J and the late Elizabeth Stoll. [Boston papers please copy.]
Our brother, oh! our brother,
Our souls are sad tonight;
We're thinking of the fatal news,
The dark and withering blight
That fell upon our spirits
When on light'ning wings it sped,
And told us thou, beloved one,
Wert sleeping with the dead.
BY HIS SISTERS
Loving hands had tried to save him,
Physicians were in vain;
God, the Chief, cam to his relief,
And eased him of his pain.
BY HIS PARENTS
The funeral will take place from his father's residence, No 358 Hamburg street, this (Monday) afternoon, at three o'clock.


November 1885
Submitted by:  Dan Rhema

VAIN. Suddenly on Friday evening, November 6, 1885, WINFIELD SCOTT 

VAIN, aged 36 years, youngest son of Edward and the late Mary Vain.

 

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