Obits 1887

  

Submitted by: Dan Rhema

VAIN -- Entered into rest on Wednesday evening, January 12, JAMES H., aged 40 years, son of Edward and Mary Vain. Funeral will take place on this Friday afternoon, at 1.30 o'clock, from his late residence, No.
2320 East Fayette street.
 


Sunday, March 6, 1887
Baltimore American 
Submitted by Meriah Williams

 COALE- On Saturday, March 5, GEORGE BUCHANAN COALE, aged 68 years. Friends are invited to attend funeral services at St. paul's Church, corner Charles and Saratoga streets, Monday, March 7th at four o'clock P.M. Interment private. 

COLUMBUS- On March 4, 1887, in Washington, CHARLES COLUMBUS, after a short yet painful illness, at the residence of his son-in-law, J.W. Gibson, No. 1428 Eighth Street northwest, aged eighty-five years. But, dearest father, art thou gone Forever from our sight? Shall we no more thy face behold, So cheerful and so bright? And is your voice forever hushed, That once we loved to hear? Ah, no; we think we hear it now Still sounding in our ear. BY HIS CHILDREN Funeral will take place from the above number at nine o'clock Monday morning, 7th instant; thence to Immaculate Conception Church, where a requiem mass will be said for the repose of his soul. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited. 

MURPHY- On March 4th, at her late residence, No. 217 Parkin street, MARY, the beloved wife of Jerome Murphy, and the daughter of John and Catharine O'Neill, parish of Castle Tara, county Cavan, Ireland. [New York and Boston papers please copy.] Her funeral will take place to-day (Sunday), from her late residence, at 2 P.M. 

PITTS- On March 3d, EZEKIEL PITTS, in the 47th year of his age. His funeral will take place of the residence, No. 307 South Washington street, today (Sunday). PEASE- In Calverton, Baltimore county, March 5th 1887, ELIZABETH, beloved wife of Francis N. Pease, in the 34th year of her age. Her funeral will take place this (Sunday) evening, March 6th at 3 P.M., from her late residence in Calverton. Friends and relatives are respectfully requested to attend. 

REECAMPER- Departed this life, at the residence of his employer, William Langann, the 5th March, HENRY REECAMPER, in the 35th year of his age. His funeral will take place from his father's residence, Toledo, Ohio. 

Smith- On March 5th, 1887, in Washington, JESSIE MARION, only and beloved daughter of Arthur J. and Mary A. Smith aged 2 years and 6 months. [The beginning of a poem is visible, the first line reading "Little Jessie can it be"]...The rest is cut off.


April 12, 1887
Submitted by Meriah Williams

Lantz-The remains of the late Mrs. Mary M. K. Lantz will be interred from the mausoleum at Loudon Park today April 11, at four o'clock.

Le Faivrk -in the 42d yer of his age.
Funeral will take place from his late residence, No. 1523 Lexington street, at nine o'clock on Wed, 13 instant.  Requiem Mass at St. Martin's Church.

Linthicum-Fell asleep in Jesus on the morning of April 12.  Estelle, daughter of Mrs Lucretia and the late Dr. Theodore Linthicum of Anne Arundel County Md.
Interment in Ann Arundel County Md.

Lissauer-On April 11 at 12:00A.M. Geroge Adolphus Lissauer aged 1 year and 2 months beloved son of Morris and Louisa Lissauer.
The funeral will take place from the parents residence No. 941 West Fayette street this (Tuesday) afternoon at four o'clock. Please omit flowers. 

Mills-On the 10 April at 9:57 A.M. William Mills in the 83d year of his age (Philadelphia papers please copy)
The funeral will take place from the residence of his daughter, Catherine Bentley, No. 1514 West Pratt street, this (Tuesday) afternoon, 12th instant at two o'clock.

Mills- On April 10.  Jerusha Oliver Mills aged 11 months and 5 days, the beloved daughter of Isaac and Klla Mills.
The relatives and friends of the family are respectfully invited to attend the funeral from the parents residence. No 35 Columbia avenue on this (Tuesday afternoon at four o'clock.

Murphy-Mary, the beloved wife of Jerome Murphy and daughter of John and Catherine O'Neill a native of the parish of Castle Tara, county Cavan, Ireland will be buried from the vault of Bonnie Brae Wednesday afternoon, April 18, at four o'clock.

O'Day-Departed this life on 10th of April 1887.  Thomas O'Day.  May he rest in peace.
His funeral will take place this (Tuesday) morning, April 12, at ten o'clock from his late residence No. 426 West Karger street, corner of Clifton Place.

O'Shauohnrssy-On 10th April Margaret O'Shauohnrssy, in her 69th year, a native of county Limerick, Ireland, Rest in peace.
The realatives and friends of the family are respectfully invited to attend the funeral from the residence of her son-in-law, Mr. John Fitzgerald, No. 1708 Gough street on Wednesday morning, the 13th instant, at eight o'clock thence to Saint Patricks Church where a High Mass of Requeim will be offered for the repose of  her soul.

Parncutt- The funeral of Mrs Henrietta C. Parncutt, wife of Henry Parnqutt will take place from the vault at Loudon Park Cemetery this (Tuesday) afternoon, on April 12 at four o'clock.  Her friends are invited to attend.

Randolph-On Saturday night April  ? at ??? o'clock  Theresa MacKenzie in the 23d year of her age, wife of Armistead Randolph
The funeral will take place from Christ Church, corner Chase and St. Paul streets on this (Tuesday) morning 12th instant at eleven o'clock.

Ruf- On 10th April Samuel Ruf, in the 66th year of his age.
His funeral will take place from his late residence, Brady Mansion, York road, on this (Tuesday) afternoon April 12 at 3 o'clock.

Schroder-On sunday April 10 at 9"30 A.M. after a lingering illness Siegesmund U Schroder in his 78th year, a native of Copenhagen, Denmark (San Francisco and Sacramento Cal, Papers please copy.)
Funeral from the residence of his son-in-law, J.L. Kawcdmer, No 1304 West Lanvald street on this (Tuesday) afternoon at three o'clock.

Schulz- On Friday, April 8 at Orlando, Florida after a lingering illness Hugo Schulz.

Tidy-On April 11, at her late residence No ?15 Calvert street shove Madison street, Emma P Tidy, consort of the late John O. Tidy, Jr. (Washington and Philadelphia papers please copy)  rest cut off


Baltimore Sun April 23, 1887
Submitted by:  Pam Scott

AMEY--On April 22, 1887, after a painful illness, MARY A. AMEY, in the 73d year of her age, wife of the late Samuel E. Amey. Funeral on Sunday, April 24... from her late residence, Harford avenue and Eager street.

BARRY--
On April 22, JOHN WESLEY BARRY, in the 77th year of his age.
Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral, April 24, from his late residence, No. 1500 Marshall street.

BATEMAN--
At Waverly, April 20, MARY A., aged 51 years, beloved wife of James S. Bateman. Funeral will take place from her late residence, this Saturday, April 23 at 10.

BOSLEY--
On April 21, W.D. BOSLEY, in the 88th year of his age.

BULL--
On April 22, at 7:30 AM, FRANCIS M., aged 31 years and 1 month, beloved husband of Clara N. Bull, and son of the late Christopher Bull, of Baltimore county. The relatives and friends are invited to attend his funeral, from the residence of his late stepfather, B.H. Garrett, No. 534 Robert street, Sunday, April 24th.


Baltimore Sun April 27, 1887
Submitted by:  D. Rhema

VOGLER
.-ON Sunday, 24th April, Rachael A., widow of the late Henry Vogler.
Funeral from her late residence, No. 1206 Harford avenue....


Baltimore American May 7, 1887
Submitted by:  Lynn Smith

BARROLL-on May 5, JANE, daughter of James Barroll, deceased.
  Funeral services at Mount Calvary Church, this Saturday afternoon at  four
o'clock. Interment private.
 
BAUM-On May 6, ELIZA JANE, in the 78th year of her age.
  Funeral services Monday morning at ten o'clock. Interment at  Greenmount.
 
CAMPBELL-On the evening of May 6, 1887, ANN E, in the 68th year of her  age,
widow of the late James Smollet Campbell. May she rest in peace.
  Relatives and friends of the family are respectfully invited to  attend the
funeral from the residence of her son, J. Vernon Campbell, southeast  corner
of Broadway and Fairmount Avenue, on Tuesday morning, 10th instant at  eight
o'clock. Requiem High Mass at St. Patrick's Church, commencing at nine  o'clock.
 
DAVENPORT-In Washington, May 6, 1887, THOMAS CORBIN, First Lieutenant  Fourth
United States Artillery, son of Jennie Brent Graham and the late Captain
Henry K. Davenport USN
  Funeral from St. John's Church, corner of Sixteenth and H. Streets
northwest, Sunday, May 5 at 3 P.M. Relatives and friends are respectfully  invited.
 
FRANZ-On May 5th, 1887, FERDINAND, in the 66th year of his age.
  His funeral will take place today from the residence NO 1921  Fairmount Ave.
 
HAMILTON-At the home of her mother, 506 Eighteenth Street northwest,
Washington. LELA M, She bore her long and painful illness with Christian  fortitude.
  Funeral at St. Augustine's Church, this Saturday morning, May 7, at  9:30
o'clock. Friends of the family are invited to attend. Grand Requiem  Mass.
 
JANNEY-On the 6th instant, ELLEN, in the 65th year of her age.
  The funeral will take place from the residence of her brother,  Henry
Janney. NO 882 North Eutaw St., on First Day the 8th instant at three  o'clock P.M.
Friends of the family are invited to attend.
 
JOLIFFE-Sudden;y, May 5th at Onancock, VA, LUCY MATTHEWS, infant daughter  of
Mary Scott and the late William H. Joliffe. (Philadelphia papers please  copy)
 
KRAFT-On Thursday morning May 5th, MARY C, beloved daughter of William C  and
Mary Kraft, at the age of 4 months and 14 days.
 
PARKINSON-On May 4th, WILLIAM, in the 57th year of his age.
  His funeral takes place today.
 
STEINER-On May 5th, 1887, MARY in the 53d year of her age.
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Baltimore Sun, June 8, 1887
Submitted by:  Rose Hatten

LEWIS -
On 7th June, at 11.20 A. M., ANDREW B. LEWIS, Sr. in the 78th year of his age, the beloved husband of the late Harriet A. Lewis.
The relatives and friends of the family are respectfully invited to attend his funeral, from his late residence, No. 116 (old No. 38) South Chester street, on friday afternoon, at four o'clock.

SAPP -
On June 6, at 6.30 P. M., ANNIE, in her 33d year, beloved wife of J. Adam Sapp.
Funeral will take place on Thursday morning, June 9, at ten o'clock, from her late residence, No. 5604 Port street.

SCHNEIDER -
The remains of MAGGIE SCHNEIDER will be interred from the vault at Baltimore Cemetery Thursday afternoon, June 9, at two o'clock. The relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend.

SHIPLEY -
On the morning of June 7, 1887, of paralysis of the brain, SARAH JANE, aged 86 years, widow of William H. Shipley, and second daughter of the late Captain John Bodley.
Her funeral will take place from the residence of her son-in-law, Captain Milton A. Osbourn, No. 8 South Patterson Park avenue, on this (Wednesday) afternoon, at four o'clock.

STADELMAIER -
Suddenly, on 7th June, ANNA BARBARA STADELMAIER, in the 80th year of her age.
Our mother is sleeping, so free from all pain,
Oh! wake her not, sweet spirit, to suffer again,
She slumbers so soundly, O let her sleep on,
Her sufferings are o'er, her trouble all gone.
In the long night hours as we soothed her in vain,
Till God in His mercy sent down from above
An angel that whispered a message of love.
Funeral will take place on Thursday afternoon, at two o'clock, from her late residence, No. 1101 East Eager street. Relatives and friends are requested to attend.

TURCK -
Departed this life, on Tuesday June 7, Dr. WITT TURCK, in the 52d year of his age. [New York papers please copy.]
Due notice of the funeral will be given.

WILLIAMS -
On Tuesday, June 7, at 10 o'clock P. M., HENRY J. WILLIAMS, aged 74 years, son of the late James and Mary Williams, of Harford co., Maryland.
Due notice of the funeral will be given.

WOODS -
Suddenly, of diphtheria, on 7th of June, WILLIE P., aged 3 years, son of Katie B. and the late Edward Woods. [Richmond papers please copy.]
His funeral will take place on this (Wednesday) afternoon, at four o'clock, from the residence of his mother, No. 1006 Forest Place.

YOUNG -
Departed this life, on June 7, SARAH YOUNG, in the 77th year of her age, wife of the late Rev. William G. Young.
Funeral will take place this (Wednesday) afternoon, at four o'clock, from her late residence, No. 8 East Montgomery street.


Baltimore Sun  August 6, 1887
Submitted by:  Lynn Smith

Abbott-On Aug 4 at 2:55 A.M.,Captain Jas.W Abbott, in the 40th year of his
age,son of Elisabeth J and the late Noah Abbott.
Relatives and friends of the family are respectfully invited to attend the
funeral from his late residence No 1307 Hanover St. this Sat afternoon Aug 6
at 2 o'clock.

Aidt-On Aug 4 1887 at the residence of her brother-in-law No 708 Druid Hill
Ave,mrs.Seraphina Aidt,aged 61 years wife of Mr. Karl Aidt.Rest in Peace.

Ball-At Windsor Farm, Baltimore County on Aug 5 1887 at 7 P.M. Albert Day
aged 25 months, infant son of David C and Annie C Ball

Boone-On 5th of Aug Catherine Ellen infant daughter of David and Mamie Boone

- Aug 5 at 6 A.M. Lawrence Sommerville,infant son of John L and Mary
A. Culleton.
The funeral will take place from the residence of his grandparents no 465
Chestnut St. above Ensor St,this Saturday afternoon at 2 o'clock.

Dailey- On Aug 4 Mrs.Bridgit Dailey aged 91 years.
The relatives and friends of the family are respectfully invited to attend
her funeral this Sat morning at 8:30 o'clock from the residence of her son
Anthony Dailey no 1121 West Baltimore St,thence to St. Peter's Church where a
Requiem Mass will be celebrated for the repose of her soul.

Doetsch-On Aug 5 Elizabeth Doetsch aged 71 years and 10 months born at Stadt
Kemnath Upper Palatinate Baveria.
The relatives and friends of the family are respectfully invited to
attend the funeral from no 1435 North Central Ave on Sunday afternoon at 2
o'clock.

Esler-On Aug 5 of whooping cough Annie C aged 2 years youngest and beloved
child of John and Cecilia Esler, and grandchild of Ann and the late Patrick

Hamill.
The relatives and friends of the family are respectfully invited to attend
the funeral from the residence of her grandmother no 407 South Central Ave on
Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock.

Hoofnagle- Suddenly on Aug 4, John G in the 48th year of his age, beloved
husband of Dora and son of the late William C and Elanor Hoofnagle.
Relative and friends are respectfully invited to attend his funeral from
his late residence No 893 West Lombard St. On this Sat afternoon Aug 6 at 2
o'clock.

James-On Aug 5 at Pikesville Baltimore County, MD, after a brief illness,
William Livingston,aged 3 years and 10 months, only son of William L and the
late Nettie James.
Funeral at New London Conn.

Kennedy-On Aug 5 1897 Jas.Patrick aged 2 months and 17 days, beloved son of
Patrick and Alice Kennedy.
The relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend his funeral
from the residence of his parents no 1525 Nicholson St. Locust Point tomorrow
afternoon at 2 o'clock.

King-On Aug 6 John Frey King in the 25th year of his age.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend his funeral this Sat Aug 6 at 4
P.M. from the residence of his parents No 627 North Calvert St. Interment in
Greenmount cemetery.

Koeing- On Aug 4 after a brief illness Anna Koening.
Her funeral will take place from the residence of her brother-in-law no 828
West Baltimore St. this Sat afternoon at 4 o'clock.

McKenna- On Aug 5 Katie aged 1 year and 4 months the youngest daughter of
Patrick and Matilda McKenna.
Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend her funeral from
her parents residence No 29 Wilcox St. Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock.

McLain- On 4th of Aug Bessie W.McLain aged 8 months, youngest child of
William and May McLain.

Renner-On Aug 6 at 11:15 P.M. George L in the 69th year of his age,
Due notice of the funeral will be given.

Schultz-Suddenly on Aug 4 William G aged 26 years 9 months and 18 days.
Hero Like he never faltered
But went bravely, a helping hand to lend
Little dreaming that this days duty
Would bring him to a sudden end.
In his course of life this was his motto/
"Do your duty, boys and with a will
If this decreed that we should die here
Why then do your duty still"
And now at rest thought he will be
Free from all sorrow and from care.
Sweet will be his rest in heaven
And may we all meet him over there.
By his wife.

Fuenral will take place form thislate residence no 1360 South Charles St this
Sta afternoon at 2 o'clock.

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Towson) Maryland Journal, Nov. 26, 1887
Submitted by Mona Everett
 
Miss Belle R. Cross--Miss Belle R. Cross, aged 28 years, a niece of Mrs. John S. Gittings, died at the city residence of her aunt, St. Paul street and Mt. Vernon Square, Baltimore, on the 18th inst. after a short sickness of peritonitis. Miss Cross was prominent in Baltimore society and a beautiful and accomplished young lady. She was the daughter of William R. Cross and a granddaughter of Thomas Ritchie, of Richmond, Va., the well-known Democratic editor.  Her parents reside in Washington, D.C., but she had been living for a long time with Mrs. Gittings, who is a sister of Miss Cross' mother.  She was an accomplished horsewoman and took great delight in the Elk Ridge hunts.
 
Her funeral took place from St. Paul's P.E. Church on Monday, 21st inst. The large Church was crowded with friends of the deceased and many stood in the aisles.  Rev. Dr. J.S.B. Hodges conducted the services, assisted by Revs. Mr. Harding and Lewis. The service for the dead was intoned by the choir composed of altar boys.
 
There was a very large collection of beautiful flowers, the contributions of loving friends, which almost filled the chancel and sent their rich perfume throughout the church. There was also numerous flowers not brought into the church, but taken to the grave.
 
Upon conclusion of the services, the remains were borne to Greenmount Cemetery, where the services were concluded, the following gentlemen acting as pall-bearers: Dr. P. Bryson Wood, Messrs. D.B. Merryman, Henry Morris, W.S.G. Williams, Winslow Williams, Jos. H. Voss, Carey McHenry, Frank P. Howard.
From the (Towson) Maryland Journal, Nov. 26, 1887
 
George M. Gill--George M. Gill, the oldest member by admission to the bar of Maryland, died suddenly on the steps leading to his office St. Paul street, on Friday morning ??th inst., aged 85 years, from paralysis of the heart superinduced by acute indigestion. Mr. Gill was a man of remarkable vigor of mind and body, and literally died with the harness on. When not prevented by ill health he was always to be found at his office.  On the morning of his death he left his residence and proceeded to his office by a blue-line car. As he was about to go into his office he was noticed by some friends as being feeble.  They assisted him to his office, and when attempting to ascend the steps he sank and died in about half an hour.
 
No member of the bar in Maryland stood higher in integrity of character than Mr. Gill, and he was an honor to the profession.  He enjoyed an extensive practice, being regarded as one of the safest cousellors at the bar. In his long life he enjoyed the confidence of his fellow citizens in many places of trust and honor. He was a Democrat of the strictest school, but he never aspired to political position, though during the term of Judge Brown as Mayor Mr. Gill was City Counsellor.  He was also a member of the Constitutional Convention in 1867. He had also been a director in the Northern Central and also the Western Maryland Railroad.
 
Mr. Gill was twice married, his first wife being Miss Ann W. McElderry, and the second, who survives him, Miss Ann McKinn Bowly. Mr. Gill leaves one son, Mr. John Gill, a member of the bar, and six daughters.. Mrs. Anne Brown, who died in October last, and was the wife of Gen. Stewart Brown, was a daughter of Mr. Gill by his first wife.
 
Mr. Gill left a large estate which he managed himself.
 

Edwin Reese--Edwin Reese, a son of Dr. Wm. S. Reese and one of the most promising young men of Baltimore, died at his residence, Charles street, on the 22nd inst. of typhoid fever.

 

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