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PAGE NEWS & COURIER OBITUARIES 1913-1919 Part 2
Mrs. Sarah Elizabeth Emerson
Page News & Courier, Friday 14 Aug 1914
DEATH OF SARAH ELIZABETH EMERSON
Sarah Elizabeth, beloved wife of Henry Emerson, departed this life at her home near Ida, Friday, Aug. 7, 1914, aged 73 years, three months and twenty-five days. She was a consistent member of the Christian church at East Liberty for 57 years; her funeral was conducted by her pastor, Rev. Williamson, of Luray… She is survived by her husband and three children- Charles and Edward Emerson, of Ida, and Mrs. J.M. Boyd, of Norfolk.
Page News & Courier, Friday 11 Jan 1918
PAGE SOLDIER'S DEATH
Amos Eppard, of Leaksville a private at Camp Green, near Charlotte, N.C., died on Sunday afternoon in the hospital at the Camp, aged twenty-three years. His health became poor after he went to the army... Prior to entering the army he was employed at the depot at Stanley where he was learning telegraphy. He was a member of the Leaksville Christian church, having joined at a very early age. Surviving him are his parents, one brother, Vernon Eppard, and two sisters, Mrs. Harry Jenkins and Miss Eula Eppard.
The remains of Private Eppard were brought home on Tuesday. The funeral which took place at the Leaksville Christian church was conducted by Rev. B.J. Earp the pastor and Rev. W.T. Walters, a former pastor of the deceased.
Page News & Couier, Friday 24 Apr 1914
A SAD DEATH
Seldon Farrell aged about 15 years son of Elza Farrell who moved a year ago from Stanley, Page Co., Va., to Jefferson county, W.Va., was killed by a B. & O. train at Kearneysville, W.Va., on April 9th. Young Farrell was employed in hauling milk from his home near Leetown to Kearneysville. It is not definitely known how young Farrell met death but it is supposed that he was caught between the Depot and the track by a way train as the Depot is very close to the track. Young Farrell was instantly killed. He leaves a father, mother several younger brothers besides many other relatives and friends to mourn his loss. Young Farrell was a member of the Methodist church having confessed the Saviour at a meeting held on the Blue Ridge last summer by the Rev. DeShazo…
Page News & Courier, Friday 7 Jul 1916
DEATH OF N.W. FLEMING
Noah W. Fleming, one of the oldest citizens of this community died of cancer at his home north of Luray at 8 o’clock Sunday night, aged 87 years. Although he was in Luray but two weeks ago he has been practically confined to the house for six months past.
Mr. Fleming was born and raised in this county and has been a considerable land holder. In the ‘70’s his home located not far from the present electric dam, was washed away by a flood. In addition to being a farmer he was an expert blacksmith, and during the Civil War was detailed for this purpose. He was four times married.
He is survived by his last wife and the following children: Mrs. John C. Williams, of Fauquier county, Mrs. Edward Emerson, of Luray and Euloge L. Fleming, of Botetourt county. Many years ago under the preaching of Dr. Leonidas Rosser, Mr. Fleming professed conversion in the old Methodist church at Luray. He was a good honest citizen. Funeral services were conducted on Monday by Rev. W.H. Ballengee and the remains interred in Green Hill cemetery in Luray.
Page News & Courier, Friday 22 Oct 1920
DEATH OF A.J. FOLTZ
A.J. Foltz died at his home at Stanley on Wednesday, death being due to a stroke of paralysis which he sustained several days ago. Mr. Foltz reached his 76 birthday last April, and had been a member of the Masonic order for forty years or more. He is survived by the following children in addition to his wife: Mrs. Mamie Kainey, Baltimore; Robert Foltz, of Sykesville, Md., and Charles Foltz, living in Florida, Reuben P. Foltz, of Stanley is a brother. The deceased had been a member of the Methodist church for many years and was a well known Confederate veteran. The funeral services were conducted in the Adventist church at Stanley on Friday at 2 p.m. by his pastor, Rev. Carroll Palmer.
Mrs. Dessie Foltz
Page News & Courier, Friday 28 Feb 1919
DEATH OF MRS. CLYDE FOLTZ
Mrs. Dessie Foltz, wife of Clyde Foltz, died at her home near Stanley on Friday, February 21st. Mrs. Foltz had only been ill for several days starting with influenza and culminating in pneumonia. She was 24 years and nine months old, and besides her husband is survived by two small children. Mrs. Foltz before marriage was a Miss Aleshire daughter of Mr. and Mrs. M.V. Aleshire who also survive, besides several brothers and sisters. Her funeral was conducted on Sunday by Eld. J.B. Jenkins, and interment in the Adventist cemetery.
Mrs. Henrietta Foltz
Page News & Courier, Friday 11 Jul 1919
Died in the West
Word was received by Mrs. Geo. W. Good of this place a few days ago that her sister, Mrs. Henrietta Foltz died in Pawhuska, Okla., on June 26 and was buried at that place. She was living with her adopted daughter, Mrs. Brownie Smith. Mrs. Foltz lived her entire life near Stanley until about ten years ago when she went to Oklahoma to live with her adopted daughter. She leaves the following sisters: Mrs. Adaline Davis, of Kansas, Mrs. George W. Good, of Stanley, Mrs. Bettie Offenbacker and Mrs. John W. Phillips, of Alma, Page county.
Page News & Courier, Friday 24 Sep 1920
DEATH OF JOHN FOLTZ
John Foltz, an old and respected citizen, formerly residing at Petefish pond near Stanley, but who for the past six or eight months has made his home with his niece, Mrs. William Pence, near Shenandoah, died on Tuesday after a long period of bodily and mental weakness, aged about seventy-five years. Mr. Foltz was a brother of Reuben and A.J. Foltz, of Stanley, Mrs. Albert Rickard and Mrs. Andrew Huffman, of Alma, both deceased, were his sisters. A widow but no children survive Mr. Foltz. He was a member of the Methodist church. The remains were laid to rest in the Adventist cemetery near Stanley yesterday.
John Philip Foltz
Page News & Courier, Friday 18 Jul 1919
DEATH OF JOHN P. FOLTZ
John Philip Foltz, died at his home about one mile north-west of Stanley on Sunday, July 13th at the advanced age of 76 years. Mr. Foltz had been in failing health for some time and his death was due to the infirmities of old age. He was an old Confederate veteran having served throughout the entire period of the strife between the States. He is survived by two daughters, Mrs. D.H. Foltz and Mrs. David Blosser, all of near Stanley. His wife died many years ago. The funeral was conducted on Tuesday by Rev. A.J. Painter of the Adventist church. Interment at the Adventist cemetery.
Mrs. Laura Foltz
Page News & Courier, Friday 9 Nov 1917
DEATH OF MRS. CHARLES FOLTZ
Mrs. Laura Foltz, wife of Charles Foltz, of near Newport, died of cancer on Wednesday at the Charlestown, W.Va., hospital where she had undergone an operation two weeks before...
The deceased who was fifty-four years old was a daughter of Thomas Strickler, deceased of Egypt Bend, this county, and is survived by one sister, Mrs. G. Luther Kite, of near Shenandoah City, and four brothers, Eld. R.T. Strickler, of Egypt Bend, J. Gideon and J. Perry Strickler, of Spokane, Wash., and William I. Strickler, of Elko, Nevada. She leaves a sorrowing husband, one daughter and two sons, Frank and Ora Foltz. Two years ago the deceased was baptized a member of Alma Old School Baptist church...
The funeral will be conducted by her pastor Eld. R.H. Pittman, in the Newport Christian church at 11 a.m., Saturday, after which the remains will be laid to rest in the Foltz burial spot nearby.
Mrs. Maggie Foltz
Page News & Courier, Friday 3 Sep 1915
Mrs. Maggie Foltz, wife of Newton Foltz, living on the Harnsberger place across the river from this place, died of tuberculosis Wednesday night, aged about fifty years. She leaves a husband, and aged father, Mike Downey, several brothers and a large family of children. She had been a member of the U.B. church for many years.
Page News & Courier, Friday 11 Apr 1913
Norman, aged about 10 years, son of Peter C. Foltz, of Newport, died on Sunday of pneumonia following an attack of measles. The funeral which took place on Tuesday was conducted by Rev. P.L. Snapp. Interment at the Brick church.
Page News & Courier, Friday 18 Oct 1918
DIED AT CAMP
Robert Foltz, a soldier who died at the hospital at Camp Meade, was brought to Shenandoah for interment last Saturday. His remains were laid in the U.B. cemetery.
Young Foltz was the son of William Foltz, who formerly leased Warren Frazier's place in Rockingham county, near Shenandoah, but who moved to a farm in Maryland about four years ago.
The remains were accompanied to Shenandoah by a brother of the deceased, also a Camp Meade soldier.
Mrs. Margaret Ann Foster
Page News & Courier, Friday 27 Aug 1915
DEATH OF MRS. FOSTER
Mrs. Margaret Ann Foster, aged 69 years widow of Eld. Jos. S. Foster and a true Christian lady, died last Sunday, after a long illness with heart trouble. She had been in declining health for fifteen years and has been very feeble for the past eight years, at times being almost helpless.
Before marriage Mrs. Foster was Miss Margaret Ann Gochenour, daughter of Joseph Gochenour, deceased. For many years she has been a consistent member of the Dunkard church.
She is survived by three daughters Mrs. George Mayes, Mrs. Nace Jenkins, and Mrs. Kirby Aleshire, and two sons Eld. Joseph M. Foster and Jacob E. Foster, all of Page county. Since the death of her husband, 8 years ago, she has resided with her son Jacob E. Foster, who lives at the home place.
The funeral servives were conducted by Elds. Spitler and Painter at Mt. Zion church at 10 a.m. on Tuesday. Interment took place in the Sours graveyard near the church.
John W. Fox
Page News & Courier, Friday 22 Oct 1915
DEATH OF JOHN W. FOX
John W. Fox, aged 64 years, 4 months and 6 days, a highly respected and substantial farmer of the Morning Star neighborhood died suddenly last Friday evening about 5 o’clock from heart trouble, cause by a leaking valve of the heart, with which he had suffered from a year or more, though up to within a week of his death he had been able to look after his farm work. His case was not considered serious and his death which was not expected was a profound shock to the entire neighborhood. He is the third member of his family to die with heart trouble.
He is survived by his widow, who before marriage was Miss Emma Smith, and five sons and five daughters: Charles, Elmer, Raymond, Amos and Kirby Fox, all of this county, and Mrs. Charles Finter, Mrs. Edward Miller and Mrs. Luther Miller all living near the home place and Mrs. Dan Miller and Mrs. Esmond Lillard, of Shenandoah City. One brother Ambrose Fox and one sister, Mrs. Wm. Griffith, survive.
The funeral took place from his late residence at 10 a.m., on Sunday conducted by Rev. P.L. Snapp, of the Lutheran church of which denomination the deceased had been a member for a number of years. Interment took place in the family burying ground on the Ambrose Fox place. The funeral was attended by a very large crowd, estimated at about 1000 people…
Mrs. Mary Frazier
Page News & Courier, Friday 18 Jul 1919
Death of Mrs. Mary Frazier
Death reaped a full harvest in our community when it entered the home of Arthur Frazier on Saturday, July 5, 1919 and plucked the mother, Mrs. Mary Frazier at the ripe age of 73 years, 6 months and 14 days... She had been a faithful member of the Lutheran church for nearly 60 years... She leaves four sons to mourn her departure: John and Arthur at Grove Hill, Frank, of Savage, Md., and David, of Washington, D.C... The funeral services were conducted by her former pastor, Rev. M.A. Ashby. She was laid to rest in the Grove Hill U.B. Cemetery...
Page News & Courier, Friday 4 Feb 1916
Noah W. Frazier died at the University Hospital Charlottesville, following a stroke of paralysis, which he had suffered at his home in Elkton, about two months ago. He was born on Naked Creek, near Furnace No. 2 but for some years, had made his home in Elkton. He was a Confederate veteran and had served through the war. His wife died several years ago, and since then he had lived alone the greater part of the time.
Mrs. Alice V. Frye
Page News & Courier, Friday 30 Apr 1915
Death of Mrs. Frye
Mrs. Alice V. Frye, wife of Samuel H. Frye, died at her husband’s home on the Eastern suburbs of Luray, at 8:45 p.m., on Sunday, aged 67 years, 11 months and 12 days. While she had been in delicate health for years her last illness began two weeks ago with an attack of grip which afterwards developed into jaundice.
The deceased is survived by her husband and three children, viz., Fred Frye, of Luray, Mrs. Walter Painter, of Alma, and Mrs. D.G. Cassidy, of Chicago. She also leaves one brother, Geo. W. Keyser, and three sisters, Mrs. James T. Phillips, and Misses Mattie and Lizzie Keyser all of Stanley. She had been the wife of Mr. Frye for about 38 years… About twenty-five years ago she connected herself with the Methodist church…
The funeral which took place at Graves Chapel, Tuesday morning was conducted by Eld. R.H. Pittman and Rev. W.H. Ballengee, the remains being interred in the cemetery nearby.
__ Getts (son of Cleveland)
Page News & Courier, Friday 29 Oct 1915
Cleveland Getts, living near Long, lost a two-year-old son on Monday. The child had been sickly for a long time. Funeral by Elder William Bradley at Leak’s Chapel on Wednesday.
Mrs. Laura Getts
Page News & Courier, Friday 31 Oct 1919
DEATH OF MRS. J.L. GETTS
Mrs. Laura Getts, wife of James L. Getts, of Waterlick, Warren county, formerly of Rileyville, this county, died of pneumonia on Tuesday, aged fifty-three years. She is survived by a sorrowing husband and three sons, all grown, Lawrence, Leo and Eulus Getts. She was a daughter of Andrew J. Alger, deceased of Rileyville, this county, and leaves the following brothers and sisters: Mrs. Emma Dovel, of Texas, Miss Carrie Alger, of Missouri, Mrs. Daisy Neff and Adam Alger, of Rileyville, Va., John Alger, of Hambleton, W.Va., and Gilbert Alger, of Deertrail, Colorado.
... For years she had been a member of the Methodist church. Her funeral which took place at Leak's Chapel yesterday was conducted by Rev. E.G. Helmintoller.
Page News & Courier, Friday 23 Jul 1920
DEATH OF LEO GETTS
Leo Getts, son of James L. Getts, of Waterlick, Va., formerly of Rileyville, this county, died on Monday of this week. The young man had been ill for several months due to tuberculosis. The deceased was born near Rileyville, where most of his life was spent, his father some time ago selling his farm in this county and moving to Waterlick... He lost a child two or three weeks ago, and at present has a brother with a child at the point of death. The deceased was about 23 years of age. The funeral was conducted by Rev. Mr. Helmintoller, of Rileyville, on Wednesday, the interment taking place in the Adventist graveyard at Stanley, where his brother, Ulys Getts, was buried about two weeks ago.
Mrs. Ella Gochenour
Page News & Courier, Friday 29 Nov 1911
Sudden Death of Mrs. Gochenour
Mrs. Ella Gochenour, wife of Joseph M. Gochenour, was stricken with heart disease at her home near Long, Wednesday night, dying instantly after complaining of shortness of breath. Her health had been very poor for three or four years.
The deceased was a sister of John, Jacob and Miss Bettie Echard, Mrs. Jacob Gochenour, Mrs. Byrd Gochenour, and Mrs. Jacob Aleshire. She leaves a sorrowing husband and the following children: Mrs. James Foster, Mrs. Lee Jenkins, Charles and Miss Dora Gochenour and several younger children. The age of the deceased was about 47. She was a consistent member of the Brethren church and highly respected. Funeral at Mt. Zion by the Brethren ministers.
Page News & Courier, Friday 22 Sep 1911
Death of Mr. Gochenour
Jacon Gochenour, a highly respected citizen, of near Stony Man, died on Monday, aged 66 years, 10 months and _ days. Seven weeks ago Mr. Gochenour was stricken down with something like a sun stroke and while able to be about at intervals has been in a serious condition since that time and has several attacks of a paralytic nature.
Mr. Gochenour is survived by a widow and the following children: Isaac William and Kirby Gochenour and Mrs. Mollie Short, of Page and James F. Gochenour, of Harrisonburg. He was a brother of Joseph M. and Isaac Gochenour of Page. There are a number of other brothers and sisters one of whom David Gochenour, lives in Missouri. The deceased had been a consistent member of the Brethren church for years. His funeral which took place on Wednesday was conducted by Eld. Martin Rothgeb.
___ Good (daughter of Ambrose)
Page News & Courier, Friday 29 Aug 1919
Ambrose Good, colored, lost a grown daughter with tuberculosis. She was buried the first of the week.
___ Good (son of Marvin)
Page News & Courier, Friday 20 Apr 1917
DEATH OF CHILD
Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Good, of Stanley lost a two year old son from promaine poisoning, on Monday, evening.
The child was only sick a few hours and it is said to have been poisoned from eating canned corn.
The parents and several brothers and sisters survive.
Interment took place at the Adventist cemetery at 2 p.m., on Wednesday.
Page News & Courier, Friday 12 May 1916
Alfred, aged 8 months and 28 days infant son of Everett Good, of Stanley, died early Tuesday morning after a month’s illness with spasms. The funeral was conducted by Eld. Jack Painter on Wednesday. The child is survived by his parents, one brother and two sisters.
Miss Annie Good
Page News & Courier, Friday 12 Sep 1919
Miss Annie Good, daughter of George W. Good, deceased, died Wednesday morning at the home of Will Short, age about 70 years. She has been in feeble health for several years.
Beulah Blanche Good
Page News & Courier, Friday 3 Jan 1919
DEATH OF CHILD
Beulah Blanche, three year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Good, died on Sunday, December 23rd. The little girl had been ill for sometime, and one the date above mentioned she was on her way to Charlestown, accompanied by her parents, but before reaching their destination the little one died. The remains were brought back on the next train, and interred at Leak's Chapel the following day. Rev. Jos. Foster conducting the services at the grave...
Carson Ray Good
Page News & Courier, Friday 28 Feb 1929
Carson Ray, infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Good, died at the home of its parents near Stanley, last Wednesday, February 19th, aged 1 month and 26 days. Death was due to brain fever and pneumonia following the Spanish influenza. The burial took place on Thursday afternoon at the Adventist cemetery.
Catherine Elizabeth Good
Page News & Courier, Friday 30 Jun, 1911
Catherine Elizabeth Good, infant daughter, of John Good, of near Honeyville, was born June 21, 1910, departed this life, June 25, 1911, age 1 year and 2 days, her funeral being conducted by Eld. Martin Rothgeb, and Rev. Thomas Painter last Sunday, in the Leake’s Chapel house at 11 a.m.
Mrs. Effie May Good
Page News & Courier, Friday 30 May 1913
Mrs. Effie May Good, wife of Odus G. Good, died at the home of her husband near Honeyville, last Sunday night, aged 21 years and 11 days. Mrs. Good was the youngest daughter of Tazewell Housden, near Stanley and besides her husband and two small children (one only a few days old) she leaves the following brothers and sisters: Otis and George Housden, of Honeyville, and Oscar Housden, of Stanley, Mrs. Robert Housden, Mrs. Harvey Kibler and Mrs. Ben Dovel, all of Honeyville.
… The services were conducted by Elders D.N. Spitler and Joseph Foster, after which the remains were laid to rest in the Adventist cemetery.
Page News & Courier, Friday 25 Oct 1918
Elmo Good, son of Newman Good died at his father's home near Stanley, this county, on Friday, and was buried in the Adventist Cemetery at Stanley on the following day.
Mrs. Ethel May Good
Page News & Courier, Friday 24 Oct 1919
Mrs. Ethel May Good, wife of Otis Good was born, September 2, 1893, and died October 16, 1919, aged 26 years, 1 month and 14 days. She leaves a husband and two children, her father and mother, two brothers and one sister to mourn her loss...
Mrs. Frances Good
Page News & Courier, Friday 9 May 1913
Death of Mrs. Good
Mrs. Frances Good, widow of Henry Good, died at the home of her daughter Mrs. Frank Marston, North of Luray on Wednesday aged 78 years. She had been sick for several weeks but her death was not expected and was rather sudden. She leaves the following children: John Morgan Good, Mrs. Frank Marston, Mrs. Ott Sigler, Isaac Good, Joseph Good, Charlie Good and Reuben Good, all of this county. The funeral is to take place at the Adventist church near Stanley today. Mrs. Good’s maiden name was Turner. Her husband has been dead for a number of years…
Mrs. Good’s funeral will be conducted by Eld A.J. Painter.
Harry William Good
Page News & Courier, Friday 7 Mar 1919
Harry William, two year old son of Ambrose Good, died at the home of his parents near Stanley on Monday. The remains were interred in the Blakey cemetery the following day.
Page News & Courier, Friday 28 Jan 1916
Irvin Good, the oldest son of Ambrose Good, the colored blacksmith, at Marksville, died at Piedmont, W.Va., of typhoid pneumonia, and was brought home and buried Saturday in the Blakey grave yard. He was 26 years of age. His funeral was preached by a colored minister from Luray.
Mrs. Jeff Good
Page News & Courier, Friday 31 Mar 1916
The wife of Jeff Good, of Blainesville, died last Friday with pneumonia and was buried Saturday evening.
Page News & Courier, Friday 1 Nov 1918
Lizzie, two year old daughter of Charles Good, died at her father's home near the Ochre Bank on Wednesday, October 31st. with pneumonia. The little girl was buried the following day.
Mrs. Ruth Good (I)
Page News & Courier, Friday 29 Jan 1915
DEATH OF MRS. GILBERT GOOD
Mrs. Ruth Good, wife of Gilbert Good, died at her husband’s home, at Stanley, at 4 a.m., on Tuesday, aged 38 years. She had been ill for several weeks, pneumonia finally developed with fatal results.
The deceased, who was a woman of beautiful and lovable character, is survived by her aged parents, Mr. and Mrs. William T. Kibler, of Stanley; by her sorrowing husband and five children- Floyd, Carl, Rachel, Edmond and Granville- the eldest being 18 years, and the youngest nine months old; by two brothers- Hubert L. Kibler, of Stanley, and A.V. Kibler, of Front Royal, and one sister, Mrs. Ollie Kailer, of Baltimore. She became the wife of Gilbert Good about nineteen years ago… For years she had been a communicant of the Stanley Baptist church. The funeral, which took place on Wednesday at the New School Baptist church, was conducted by Rev. J.R. Brown, the pastor, a large crowd being present.
Mrs. Ruth Good (II)
Page News & Courier, Friday 26 Feb 1915
The subject of this memorial, Mrs. Ruth Good, who departed this life in January, 1915, aged 38 years, five months and two days, was the devoted wife of our brother and neighbor, Gilbert Good, and daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Kibler, of Stanley, Va.
Mrs. Sarah Good
Page News & Courier, Friday 22 Mar 1918
DEATH OF MRS. NOAH GOOD
Mrs. Sarah A. Good, wife of Noah Good, a highly respected lady, died at her home two miles North of Stanley last Saturday morning about six o'clock from a complication of diseases. She had been in failing health for several years but was confined to her bed only a week or two before the end. Her condition was not regarded as critical and her death was sudden and unexpected...
Mrs. Good before marriage was a Miss Price, daughter of the late B.F. Price. Besides her aged husband she leaves nine children as follows: Edward, Oscar, and Odus Good, Mrs. Carrie Dinges, Mrs. Philip Stroop, Mrs. Willie Stroop, Mrs. Mayberry Blosser and Mrs. Wylie Purdham, all of this county and Mrs. Bernice Strickler, of Berryville, all of whom she lived to see reach the age of manhood and womanhood and marry. She also leaves one sister, Miss Jannie Price, and four brothers, D.M., J.W., H.H., and H.C. Price. She was 63 years, 6 months and 17 days old... The funeral services were conducted by Elder A.J. Painter, assisted by Rev. Mr. Earp, at the Adventist church on Monday and the remains laid to rest in the cemetery nearby.
Page News & Courier, Friday 18 May 1917
DEATH OF WM. GOOD
William Good, aged 55 years, died last Friday eveing at his home at Ingham, after an illness of about a year with heart trouble.
The deceased was respected by all who knew him. He was a member of the Faith Healers church.
He is survived by his wife, who was before marriage a Miss Turner.
The funeral services were held from his late home at 2 p.m., on Sunday, conducted by a minister of the Faith Healers, assisted by Rev. M.A. Ashby. Interment took place in the McAlister graveyard.
Mrs. Martha Gordon
Page News & Courier, Friday 4 Aug 1911
Death From Pellagra
Mrs. Martha Gordon, widow of John Robert Gordon, an old lady formerly residing at Jollett’s, this county, died from pellagra, the new disease, at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Lizzie Haney, in Shenandoah, last Monday. We understand that she had been ill about a month…
Mrs. Gordon was the mother of Robert and Benjamin Gordon, and also leaves several daughters. Her funeral on Tuesday was conducted by Rev. John W. Jollett; interment at Jollett.
Thomas J. Graves
Page News & Courier, Friday 4 Feb 1916
Thomas J. Graves, Esq., (the notice of his death was in the paper last week) was buried at Graves Chapel Saturday. Rev. L.L. Lowance preached the funeral to a large congregation. Six of his nephews were pall bearers. He will be greatly missed, and any one needing legal advice was safe in taking his advice.
Amos Ashby Gray
Page News & Courier, Friday 7 Feb 1919
DEATH OF A.A. GRAY
Amos Ashby Gray, aged about 40 years, died at his home in Pine Grove on Friday, January 31st, after a lingering illness with tuberculosis. He was a son of John W. Gray and was unmarried. His burial occurred the same day taking place in the John Gray graveyard nearby.
Mrs. Dory Gray
Page News & Courier, Friday 31 May 1918
DEATH NEAR MARKSVILLE
Mrs. T.F. (Dory) Gray died Sunday at her home near Marksville, aged 50 years, 3 months and 1 day. She had been confined to her bed for a year with stomach trouble and previously had been to the hospital without getting lasting relief... Mrs. Gray was a Miss Southard, a sister of O.B. Southard, of Wilmington, Del., formerly of Luray. Her husband and five children survive her. One of the children is a married daughter, Mrs. Amos Gray, the others being younger. The funeral which took place at Pine Grove Monday was conducted by Eld. J.M. Foster.
Page News & Courier, Friday 24 Apr 1914
Jesse Gray, of near Marksville, son of Joe Mann Gray, deceased, died on Tuesday morning aged 20 years. His death was due to tuberculosis. His mother and one sister, a young woman about grown, survive him. The funeral which took place at the Episcopal church in Pine Grove Hollow on Wednesday evening was conducted by Rev. Arthur Campbell of Luray Interment in family grave yard.
Page News & Courier, Friday 12 Mar 1915
John Gray, an aged citizen of Pine Grove Hollow, near Marksville died Tuesday night from the effects of old age. He was about 83 years of age. He was a brother of Emanuel Gray and is survived by a widow and a large number of children including Mrs. Jennie Bailey, and Solon Gray, of Ashland, Ill., Erasmus Gray, of Martinsburg, Walter Gray, of Hambleton, W.Va., Samuel Gray, of Mt. Solon, Va., Ashby Gray, of California,
Mrs. Becky Gray, of Pottstown, Pa., and Noah Gray and Miss Annie Gray, of Marksville. His funeral took place in the Episcopal chapel in Pine Grove yesterday evening. Mr. Gray was a millwright by trade…
Mrs. John Gray
Page News & Courier, Friday 30 Apr 1915
DEATH OF MRS. JOHN GRAY
Mrs. John H. Gray, aged about 80 years, died at her home in Pine Grove Hollow Wednesday from the effects of diseases incident to old age. Mrs. Gray’s husband preceded her to the grave about six weeks ago. Before marriage Mrs. Gray was a Miss Smith. She is survived by a number of children, including Mrs. Jennie Bailey, and Solon Gray, of Ashland, Ill., Erasmus Gray, of Martinsburg, Walter Gray, of Hambleton, W.Va., Samuel Gray, of Mt. Solon, Va., Ashby Gray, of California, Mrs. Becky Gray, of Pottstown, Pa. and Noah Gray and Miss Annie Gray of Marksville. Her funeral took place at 11 a.m. Thursday, conducted by Rev. Arthur Campbell. Interment took place in the Gray graveyard.
Mrs. Martha Gray
Page News & Courier, Friday 10 Apr 1914
DEATH OF MRS. MARTHA GRAY
Mrs. Martha Gray, age about 75 years, died on Thursday morning at her home in Pine Grove. Mrs. Gray is survived by her husband and the following children: Misses Emma and Ida Gray, Mrs. William Weakley, Mrs. “Jebert” Cave and William, David and Amos Gray. Funeral will take place from her late residence at 2 p.m. today- Friday. Interment in the graveyard on the home place Rev. E.W. Brubaker will conduct the services.
Mrs. Mary Catherine Gray
Page News & Courier, Friday 27 Aug 1920
DEATH OF MRS. GRAY
Mrs. Mary Catherine Gray, wife of Thomas G. Gray, died at her home near Stanley, last Friday, after a long illness of complication of diseases. She was in the 72d year of her age. She is survived by a number of children: Mrs. David Burner, of Luray being among the latter. Mrs. Purdham, of Stanley, whose husband was killed by a train in the railroad yards several years ago, also being a daughter. The other children are Mrs. Mart Purdham, of Shenandoah and Edward Gray.
She was a member of the Methodist church her funeral being conducted by Rev. Carroll H. Palmer, of Stanley, the burial taking place in Graves Chapel cemetery.
Mrs. Betsy Griffith
Page News & Courier, Friday 30 May 1913
DIED AT A GREAT AGE
Mrs. Betsy Griffith, widow of Daniel Griffith, died at her home in Shenk Hollow, near Kimball, yesterday from the effects of old age. It is believed that she was 100 years old, certainly 95 or upwards. She had long been feeble. Her only surviving children Martin and Miss Belle Griffith resided with her. She leaves one brother, James Shenk residing with his daughter, Mrs. Edgar Judd in Bedford county. Mrs. Griffith belonged to the Lutheran church many years. Her funeral which takes place at her late home at 2 o’clock this evening, will be conducted by Rev. J.A. Huffard.
Geneva F. Griffith
Page News & Courier, Friday 7 Jan 1916
DEATH OF FORMER RESIDENT
Mrs. Genevah F. Griffith, wife of W.T. Griffith, of Manassas, Va., formerly of this county, departed this life Dec. 10, 1915. She had only been sick a few days with pneumonia. Her funeral was conducted at the home by Rev. Mark, of Nokesville, and interment took place at the Hazen graveyard near Manassas. She was married twice. Her first husband was James Eppard, of near Jolletts. Four children survive her by the first union viz., T.W. Eppard, of Jolletts, Va., John V. Eppard, of Hancock, Md., Mrs. Hettie Stanley, of Elkton, Va., and Lewis E. Eppard, of Independence Hill, Va. Surviving her by her last marriage are her husband and seven step children, viz., F.I. Griffith, Madison Run, Va., John L. Griffith, Manassas Va., Noah Griffith, Mrs. Gertie Ramey and Miss Frances Griffith, of Manassas, Va., and Mrs. Hester Gordon, of Neabisco, Va. She had taken three of her little grandchildren to raise, their mother having died several years ago.
Page News & Courier, Friday 27 Feb 1914
DEATH OF JAMES GRIFFITH OF MISSOURI
James Griffith, of Mound City, Mo., a native of this county and well known in Page where he has frequently visited, died on Thursday the 19th, at the Sisters’ Hospital, St. Joseph, Mo., aged 74 years. We have not heard the cause of his death, but it is said he had been feeble for some time.
Mr. Griffith was born near Honeyville, this county, being a son of Samuel Griffith, deceased, who moved from here to Missouri. The family has been uniformly prosperous in their adopted home. The subject of this notice was a brother of Abram and Siram Griffith and Mrs. George Meters, of Holt county, Missouri. His first wife was a Miss Bowers, a sister of Isaac N. Bowers, of near Long, this county. By this union there survives a married daughter, Mr. Griffith;s second wife was Miss Jennie Kite, a daughter of A.J. Kite of John, deceased of Grove Hill, this county, and a sister of Jasper and James Kite, of Shenandoah City. There are no children by the last marriage. The widow survives.
Mr. Griffith was in Page county six years ago for the last time… He was the owner of a very fine farm near MoundCity for which he stated, more than once he had refused $200 an acre. Several years ago he retired from active farming and made his home in Mound City. He was a member of the Presbyterian church for years a consistent Christian and an upright and respected citizen. His funeral took place at New Liberty, Mo., on Saturday.
Mrs. Jane Griffith
Page News & Courier, Friday 29 Oct 1915
DEATH OF MRS. GRIFFITH
Mrs. Jane Griffith, widow of Silas Griffith, died about 8 p.m., Sunday after a year’s illness with gangrene of the foot, aged 71 years.
Mrs. Griffith was a highly respected Christian lady… She had been for years a consistent member of Beth Eden Lutheran church.
Since the death of her husband she has continued to reside at the home place with her sister, Miss Caroline Heiston, who has made her home with her for a number of years.
She is survived by one daughter Mrs. Willis Fox; and two sons; David H. and Irwin Griffith and one brother and one sister, Samuel Heiston and Miss Caroline Heiston.
The funeral services were held from her late home at ten o’clock Tuesday morning, conducted by her pastor, Rev. P.L. Snapp. Interment took place in the Heiston graveyard.
Page News & Courier, Friday 6 Feb 1920
DEATH OF PENDLETON GRIFFITH
Pendleton Griffith, one of the links between the past and the present... died at his home some three miles east of Luray Thursday, January 29th, at 5:25 p.m. He was almost 33 years of age. He was a member of one of the oldest families of Page county, his parents being Adam and Barbara Griffith, of this county. Mr. Griffith had been a widower for 46 years, his wife having been Miss Barbara Heiston. He was a brother of the late Hamilton and Silas Griffith, and is survived by the following children: E.H. Griffith and Mrs. B.F. Glenn. Mr. Griffith was born within one hundred yards of where he died. The interment took place in the Heiston graveyard on the following day, the funeral services being conducted by Elder J.A. Racer, of the Dunkard church, there being no services at the home on account of the serious illness of his daughter Miss Gillie Griffith, who has since died...
Henry Clay Grimsley
Page News & Courier, Friday 21 May 1915
BURIAL AT INGHAM
Henry Clay Grimsley, a former resident of the Ingham neighborhood but for fourteen years past, of Martinsburg, W.Va., was buried at his old home, last Sunday. He was hurt at a lime quarry near Martinsburg, about a year ago and never recovered, his death being due to his injuries. Mr. Grimsley was 39 years old and a son of Joshua Grimsley, of this county. He leaves a widow who was a Miss Tappy. They had no children.
Mrs. Pamily Hackley
Page News & Courier, Friday 10 May 1918
DEATH OF MRS. HACKLEY
Mrs. Pamily A. Hackley, well known in Page county, where she has frequently been a visitor, died last Friday in Washington, D.C., where she had been living for several years. She was the widow of Thomas Hackley, who was prominent in the affairs of Rappahannock and other Eastern Virginia counties many years ago. She was about 73 years of age... Five children survived her. They are:- Kibler Hackley, Mrs. Mollie Rector, and Mrs. Glascock, of Prince William county, Mrs. Minnie Rector, of Washington, D.C., and Mrs. Virginia Payne, who resided at the old Hackley homestead in Rappahannock county. In addition to these children Mrs. Hackley leaves several step-children, among them Mrs. John S. Kibler, of Springfield, this county, and one brother, John W.H. Kibler of Luray, the last surviving member of the family. Her husband is buried at Gaines Cross Roads, and the interment of Mrs. Hackley was at the same place, it is supposed. She was a prominent member of the Old School Baptist church...
Mrs. Rebecca Ham
Page News & Courier, Friday 5 Jan 1917
DEATH OF MRS. HAM
Mrs. Rebecca Ham, aged 63 years, wife of J.V. Ham, of Mechanic street... died at 4 p.m., on Tuesday, December 26th, after an illness of over two years with cancer. She had been confined to her bed since last May...
... a consistent member of the Disciples church.
She is survived by her husband and two daughters: Mrs. Kemper Dadisman, of Shenandoah, and Mrs. Henry Fildes, of Denver, Col., all of whom have been at her bedside a great part of her long illness. Mrs. Fildes leaving for her home about six weeks ago. She is also survives by three brothers and one sister: John H.,D.W. and D.N. Cave, all of this county and Mrs. Charles D. Sloat, of Winchester, and the following half brothers: Ashby Cave, and Lee Cave, of West Virginia, Andrew Cave, of Luke, Md., Mrs. Annie Cave, of Cumberland, and Joseph Cave, of Illinois.
The funeral was held from her late home at 11 a.m., on Wednesday, conducted by Revs. Ballengee and Gibson, of Luray, and Baldwin, of Shenandoah. Interment took place in the Leaksville cemetery.
Philip C. Hammer
Page News & Courier, Friday 21 Jan 1916
DEATH OF PHILIP C. HAMMER
Philip C. Hammer, aged 61 years, 10 months and three days, died at his home near Shenandoah on Monday, January 17th, after a lingering illness of long standing with tuberculosis.
Mr. Hammer had been a resident of Shenandoah for many years, moving there about the time the railroad was built, and had been an employee of the railroad up to the time of his health began to fail, about three years ago... Besides his widow, who was before marriage, Miss Mary W. Garrison, he is survived by eight children- five sons and three daughters: T.W. Hammer, of Baltimore; P.F. Hammer, of Roanoke; A.J., H.A. and A.T. Hammer of Shenandoah and Mrs. E.L. Kite of Nicholson, Pa., and Misses Hattie B. and Mary O. Hammer, of Shenandoah... He is also survived by his aged father Henry C. Hammer, of near Elkton and the following brothers and sisters: J.A. Hammer, of Luray, J. Ed Hammer and Mrs. Mary E. Rodgers and Misses Fannie and Phoenix Hammer, all of Elkton.
The funeral services took place at the Methodist church at Shenandoah at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, conducted by Rev. J.W. Wright, of the U.B. church, assisted by Rev. Baldwin. Services at the grave were conducted by the Masons. Interment took place in the cemetery adjoining the church.
William Hammer & Mrs. Jack Lamb
Page News & Courier, Friday 1 Nov 1918
Mrs. Jack Lamb and William Hammer, are among the recent deaths reported from Elkton. Mr. Hammer died at the Old Soldiers Home, Richmond.
William F. Harlow
Page News & Courier, Friday 22 Feb 1918
William F. Harlow, of Shenandoah, this county, died last Friday after about a week's illness. Mr. Harlow who has been employed on public works for years, and was recently on a job at Aberdeen, Md., came home sick about a week before his death and rapidly grew worse... A widow who was a Miss Keyser of this county survives him with a large family of children... The funeral took place in the Disciples church on Sunday. Interment in the U.B. cemetery.
Mrs. Emma Frances Heiston
Page News & Courier, Friday 25 Aug 1916
DEATH OF MRS. HEISTON
Mrs. Emma Frances Heiston, aged 63 years, 8 months and 5 days, wife of John J. Heiston, died at her home near Kimball on Tuesday after a lingering illness of several years during which time she has suffered five strokes paralysis.
… She was a member of Beahms Chapel Dunkard church for a number of years. Before marriage she was Miss Emma Frances Shaffer, daughter of Henry Shaffer, deceased.
Besides her husband she is survived by five children, four daughters and one son: Mrs. J.B. Comer, Mrs. Clifford Shenk, Mrs. Joseph Kibler and Dillard Heiston of this county, and Mrs. Otis Bradley, of Kearneysville, W.Va. She is also survived by two brothers and three sisters: Emanuel and Peter Shaffer, Mrs. Martin Printz, Mrs. George Griffith and Mrs. George Price, all of this county.
The funeral services were held at Beahm’s Chapel at 11 a.m., on Thursday, conducted by Eld. Joseph Foster and George W. Painter. Interment took place in the cemetery near the church.
Joseph Heiston (I)
Page News & Courier, Friday 16 Oct 1914
DEATH OF JOSEPH HEISTON
Joseph Heiston, one of the oldest and most substantial citizen of the county, died at his home near Kimball late yesterday evening in his 95th year. He has been in declining health for several years and for a long time has been almost blind.
Mr. Heiston leaves one son Thomas C. Heiston, of Springfield, and four daughters, Mrs. David C. Buracker, of Springfield, Mrs. John Hopkins of Sperryville, Mrs. Bettie Atwood, of Vaughan’s Summit, and Miss Mary Jane Heiston, of near Kimball. He resided with his grandson Rumsey N. Heiston and his single daughter.
The deceased was a man of great industry and thrift and shrewd practical intellect. His integrity and honesty of purpose were proverbial and no one in his community was more looked up to and respected than he. He was a confederate veteran and did his duty in all the relations of life. At hour of going to press we cannot announce the hour of his funeral.
Joseph Heiston (II)
Page News & Courier, Friday 23 Oct 1914
DEATH OF PAGE COUNTY’S OLDEST MAN
Joseph Heiston was born November 8, 1821, and departed this life October 15, 1914, aged 92 years, 11 months and 7 days, thus having passed away Page county’s oldest male citizen…
His wife, who before marriage was a Miss Coffman, preceded him to the spirit land twenty-one years. He leaves to mourn their loss four daughters, as follows: Mrs. David C. Buracker, Mrs. John W. Atwood and Miss Mary Jane Heiston, all of this county, and Mrs. John Hopkins, of Rappahannock county, and one son, Thomas Heiston, of this county. Besides these he leaves several grand children, Rumsey Heiston, Hunter Heiston and Mrs. Joseph Bumgardner, all of Big Spring, this county…
Mr. Heiston was a Confederate veteran, a member of White’s famous Battalion, General Rosser’s Brigade. He was captured at Spottsylvan Court House May 12, 1864, and remained a prisoner till the war closed in ’65…
The funeral was conducted by Rev. R.H. Evans, pastor of Page Circuit, a very large congregation being present after which his mortal remains were laid to rest in the old family burying ground beside loved ones gone before to await the resurrection of the just.
Page News & Courier, Friday 23 Jan 1914
Death of Mr. Henderson
George Henderson, who had been sick several months with dropsy, died on Thursday night, the 15th of January, aged 75 years, 10 months, 19 days. His funeral was preached at Grave’s Chapel on Sunday morning by Revs. A.P. Boude and E.W. Brubaker, and his remains were buried by the side of his wife, who died a good many years ago, in what is known as the Basin. He was a consistent member of the M.E. church for a number of years. He leaves ten children- seven daughters and three sons, kviz.; William Henderson, of Baltimore, George at home, Seldon of Bardane, W.Va., Mrs. David Kite, of Grove Hill, Mrs. Ed Wolfersberger, Mrs. Ed Hutchinson, Mrs. Lester Pendergast, Mrs. T.O. Leake, Miss Virginia, all of Page and Mrs. John V. Kite, of Bardane, W.Va. In all there are 38 grand-children and two great-grandchildren to mourn his loss.
All were present at his funeral also his brother Frank Henderson, of Maryland.
Mr. Henderson came from Maryland during the Civil War. He was a brave Confederate soldier and married a daughter of Levi Lucas deceased.
Mr. and Mrs. J.E. Henderson
Page News & Courier, Friday 11 Oct 1918
50 YEARS TOGETHER; IN DEATH NOT PARTED
There died at Ingham, this county, on October 2 and 3 a couple remarkable in many ways. Not often is the wish fulfilled that the husband's companion should follow him soon in death, fearing that she would be a care on others. But these facts describe the death of J.E. Henderson and wife, both old and honored. For a long time Mr. Henderson's often expressed desire was that the separation of himself and wife by death would be brief... objects of the tenderest solicitude of all who knew them. James Hilliard of Ingham, always seeing that they were the recipients of all the ordinary comforts of life. As stated Mr. Henderson's death occurred on October 2 and early in the morning hours of the following day Mrs. Henderson passed away. Mr. Henderson being 85 years of age, while his wife was only a few months younger. They had no children. Mr. Henderson was a well known Confederate veteran, having been a member of Company H., 33rd Regiment, Jackson's army. Their funeral was a double one and was attended by many friends, the services being conducted by Rev. B.J. Earp of the Christian church, of which faith had been long loved and honored members. The interment took place in the A.J. Kite graveyard on October 5th.
Nicholas W. Henlsey
Page News & Courier, Friday 19 Jan 1917
Nicholas W. Hensley, a well known farmer, of Swift Run, Rockingham county, a brother of Mrs. Samuel Eppard, of near Leaksville, died Wednesday of pneumonia, aged 55 years. His wife was a daughter of the late Rev. Stephen Hensley. He leaves besides his wife four children, Mrs. Maude Shipp, of Furnace No. 2, and three at Swift Run. His surviving brothers and sisters are Samuel and John, of McGaheysville, Charles of Keezletown, Thomas, of Swift Run, Sol. J., of Elkton, Mrs. Ardena Eppard, Thoroughfare, Va., Mrs. Thos. Eaton and Mrs. Samuel Eppard. Mr. Hensley was a leading member of the U.B. Church.
Rev. Stephen Hensley
Page News & Courier, Friday 24 Dec 1915
DEATH OF REV. STEPHEN HENSLEY
Rev. Stephen Hensley, aged 87 years, the oldest local preacher of the Methodist Church in Rockingham County, died Sunday morning at his home at Mount Pleasant five miles east of Elkton.
For several months, Mr. Hensley had been in ill health, caused principally from the infirmities of age. He spent eight weeks in University Hospital, Charlottesville where he was treated for Bright’s disease returning home a month ago.
Mr. Hensley became a member of the Methodist Church when a young man and about forty years ago was named a local preacher for that denomination. He was one of the best and most favorably known men of East Rockingham. He was in charge of the religious affairs in the mountainous portion of that county for more than two decades, and he won the highest respect for his unquestioned integrity.
Surviving him are his wife and eleven children.
Edward Homer Henry
Page News & Courier, Friday 27 Sep 1918
EDWARD H. HENRY DEAD
Edward Homer Henry, died at his home near Bixler's Ferry, this county Sunday night, about 12 o'clock. He had been sick for sometime, though his illness did not assume a serious nature until a fewy days before his death... was possessed of a mechanical skill that rendered him a man whose ingenuity and mastery of various vocations will be sadly missed. As an artisan in the workmanship of wood and iron he had few equals, being able to convert these materials in their raw state into finished and beautiful articles. He was a son of Stephen (Buck) Henry and was born near the White House about 44 years ago. He is survived by a widow, father and several brothers and sisters.
His burial took place on Tuesday in the Henry grave yard near his home, the funeral services being conducted by Eld. Geo. W. Painter of the Dunkard church.
Mrs. Rebecca Henry
Page News & Courier, Friday 4 May 1917
DEATH OF MRS. HENRY
Mrs. Rebecca Henry, aged about 68 years, wife of "Buck" Henry, died at 11 p.m., on Monday at her home West of Shuler, after a month or more illness with pneumonia followed bny lung trouble.
Before marriage she was a Miss Lucas, of near Newport. The deceased was a member of the Dunkard church...
She is survived by her husband and the following children: Mrs. Charles Seal, Mrs. Otho Seal and Ed Henry, of this county, Mrs. John Clem of the Fort, and Luther Henry of Woodstock.
The funeral services were held at her late home at 2 p.m., on Wednesday, conducted by Eld. Walter Strickler. Interment took place in the family graveyard....
Mrs. Amanda Higgs
Page News & Courier, Friday 17 Sep 1915
DEATH AT SHENANDOAH
Mrs. Amanda Higgs, widow of Jefferson Higgs, died at the residence of her daughter Mrs. David M. Gray in Shenandoah, at 11 p.m., on Tuesday, aged 82 years. Her death was due to old age and she had been very feeble for a year or more. Mrs. Higgs was the mother of Mrs. E.W. Spicer, Mrs. Emma Hanson, Charles A. Hiiggs and Mrs. D.M. Gray. She was a consistent member of the Lutheran church and highly respected by all who knew her. The funeral was held at the U.B. church at 2 p.m., yesterday, Rev. M.A. Ashby officiating.
Alvin Ray Hinton
Page News & Courier, Friday 13 Feb 1914
Alvin Ray Hinton infant son of Mr. and Mrs. William T. Hinton near Luray, died on Thursday night the 5th from an attack of pneumonia from which he had been suffering only about twenty four hours... The funeral which took place on Saturday at Mt. Zion church was conducted by Elder Walter Strickler...
Wilmer & David Hinton
Page News & Courier, Friday 18 Oct 1918
BROTHERS DIE AT SHENANDOAH
Wilmer Hinton, living a mile and a half from Shenandoah, a brother of David Hinton, whose death was reported in last week's News and Courier, died on Tuesday, aged about thirty years. He leaves a widow who was a daughter of James Breeden of Shenandoah. He was a son of Moses Hinton. The interment took place in Steam Hollow on Thursday.
Page News & Courier, Friday 7 Feb 1919
Lafayette Hitt, died at his home near Elkton, Rockingham county, the latter part of January, He was in his 99th year and had almost lived in two centuries, the family being one of the oldest in Virginia. Mr. Hitt was the father of Mrs. Annie Sedwick of Luray and a brother of Charles O. Hitt, who is now seriously ill in this place.... the burial which took place in Elk Run cemetery, near Elkton....
__ Housden (son of Perry Housden)
Page News & Courier, Friday 14 Mar 1913
Perry Housden lost one of his three little babies. The little boy passed away one day last week.
Page News & Courier, Friday 19 Apr 1918
Benjamin Housden, aged about 29 years died April 12th from heart failure. He was in his barn milking his cows and his barn caved in from the heavy snow and it was such a shock to him and he died the next day.
Page News & Courier, Friday 24 Jan 1919
Death of Benjamin Housden
The subject of this notice died at his home January 17, 1919, aged 33 years, 6 months and 15 days. He had been in ill health for more than a year, tuberculosis being the cause of his death. He leaves a widow and seven children, three brothers and one sister to mourn his loss. He was a member of the Regular Baptist church. Funeral services were conducted at the house by Elder J.E. Lee of Luray. The remains were interred in the family burying ground, there to await the resurrection morn.
Page News & Courier, Friday 1 Aug 1919
DEATH OF CHARLES HOUSDEN
Charles Housden, aged about 45 years, a respected citizen living near Honeyville, died on Monday. An injury to his back due to overlifting several years ago, finally resulted in fatal spinal trouble. He was taken to the hospital Thursday of last week but was brought back immediately as it was too late to do him any good. He leaves a widow who was a Miss Lucas and five children. The funeral which took place at Leak's Chapel on Monday was conducted by the Brethren.
Miss “Dude” Housden
Page News & Courier, Friday 20 Aug 1915
Dude Housden was laid to rest on last Monday in the Housden grave yard, just a few hundred yards east of her home. There was a large crowd of surviving friends to mourn her loss. She leaves one brother, Perry Housden and one son. She was about sixty-two years old. Rev. M.A. Ashby preached the funeral to a large crowd.
Mrs. Elizabeth Housden
Page News & Courier, Friday 19 Jan 1917
Mrs. Elizabeth Housden, widow of Tazewell Housden, died last Saturday at the home of her daughter Mrs. Minnie Kibler, near Honeyville, after eight or ten days illness with paralysis, aged sixty-nine years. Her husband, who was a valuable and respected citizen, died June 20, 1916.
Mrs. Housden was a Miss Jenkins before marriage. Mrs. George W. Short, of this county, is a surviving sister of the deceased. The following children survive Mrs. Housden: George, Otis and Oscar Housden; Mrs. Harvey Kibler, Mrs. Robert Housden and Mrs. Ben Dovel, all of this county.
The funeral and interment took place at the Adventist church on Monday, Rev. L.L. Lowance conducting the service.
... She had been a member of the Methodist church for twenty-nine years.
Page News & Courier, Friday 13 Jun 1913
JACOB HOUSDEN KILLED
Jacob Housden, a section hand 38 years of age, was fatally injured while watching at one of the washouts south of Shenandoah City, about twelve o’clock last Saturday night, being struck by South bound freigh No. 97, while he was sitting asleep on the end of the ties. There was a fearful cut over his eye and his skull was fractured. He was taken to the hospital at Roanoke where he died on Tuesday, not having regained consciousness.
Ernest Foltz, a young man employed as fellow watchman, was with Mr. Housden when the accident occurred and warned him that the train was coming. The doomed man muttered some reply in his sleep, which satisfied Foltz that his warning had been heeded and the young man proceeded to take care of himself without further thought of his companion.
The dead man had been on constant duty after the storm and had lost a great deal of sleep.
Mr. Housden was an excellent citizen. He moved from the Newport neighborhood to Shenandoah several years ago buying residence property in the latter place. His widow who is a daughter of John Higgs, survives with several children. Mr. Housden belonged to the Dunkard church. His funeral took place on Wednesday. Interment in the U.B. cemetery at Shenandoah.
The deceased was a brother of Robert, John and Benjamin Housden and leaves several sisters.
Mrs. Victoria Housden
Page News & Courier, Friday 21 May 1915
DEATH OF MRS. HOUSDEN
Mrs. Victoria Hoousden, aged 17 years wife of Millard Housden, of Honeyville, died very suddenly last Saturday. Before marriage Mrs. Housden was a Miss Cubbage, daughter of Marshall Cubbage. She is survived by her husband, father, mother and several brothers and sisters. The funeral was preached by Eld. Joseph Foster and Rev. M.A. Ashby, on Sunday. Interment took place in the family graveyard at Honeyville.
Mrs. Amanda Huffman
Page News & Courier, Friday 22 Jun 1917
DEATH OF A GOOD WOMAN
Mrs. Amanda Huffman, nee Fultz, was born near Newport, Page county March 29, 1846, and died at her home near Rileyville, June 15, 1917, aged 71 years, 3 months and 17 days.
She was the widow of the late Jos. M. Huffman, who preceded her to the grave several years... From childhood she had been a member of the Lutheran church...
Her funeral was conducted by her pastor Rev. M.A. Ashby, of Shenandoah...
She is survived by the following children: Mrs. David L. Printz, of Big Spring, Mrs. Edward Sours of Augusta county, Mrs. S.L. Walters, of Roxbury, Md., Mrs. Herry Hawkins, of Luray, and Miss Laura Huffman, at home and John D. Huffman, of Rileyville. She is also survived by the following brothers and sisters: John W. Fultz and Jacob P. Fultz, of Grove Hill, and David B. Fultz, of Crimora, Va., Mrs. Lee Kite, of Grove Hill and Mrs. Geo. W. Louderback, of Newport...
Page News & Courier, Friday 7 Apr 1916
DEATH OF ISAAC HUFFMAN
Isaac Huffman, aged 85 years, 6 months and 11 days, a highly respected citizen of the Long section died on Wednesday morning from dropsy and the ill effects of a fall which he had about two months ago at which time his hip was badly injured. He has resided for a number of years with his son, Walter Huffman, on the old Huffman place which formerly belonged to his father Chrisley Huffman, deceased, Mr. Huffman;s long life has been a very useful and energetic one. Until about two years ago he was able to do a good day’s work on the farm. The deceased is survived by the following sons and daughters: Walter, Joseph W., and Frank Huffman, Mrs. Jack Kite, Mrs. Thomas Dovel, and Mrs. Charles Sours, all of this county and one sister Mrs. Noah Painter, living near Stanley and one half sister, Mrs. Geo. Comer of Fauquier county. The funeral was conducted from his late home at 2 o’clock Thursday evening by Rev. George Cook, of the Luray Main Street Baptist church of which the deceased has been a consistent member for many years. Interment took place in the family graveyard on the place.
J. Frank Huffman
Page News & Courier, Friday 16 May 1919
DEATH OF VALUABLE CITIZEN
J. Frank Huffman, of the Hawksbill, died at 1 a.m., on Tuesday at the Charlestown (W.Va.) hospital, aged forty-seven years. The death of this progressive and public spirited farmer, in the prime of his life came as a great shock to the community...
Mr. Huffman was the son of David A. and the late Mrs. Julia Ann Huffman, of Grove Hill, in which neighborhood he grew to manhood and resided until abnout eight years ago when he sold his place and bought the John W. Stover farm two miles South of Luray on which he has resided ever since...
Page News & Courier, Friday 25 Oct 1918
Death of Frank Hughes
Frank Hughes, a native of this county, died at a hospital in Harrisonburg, Pa., last Thursday, following only a few days illness with pneumonia. He was a well known railroad conductor, having reached this desirable position after a number of years of faithful service with the company... accompanying the body to Luray. The burial took place at Blainesville on Saturday. When his body left Pennsylvania his wife and several others were critically ill with disease which caused Mr. Hughes' death.
Lucy Hughes (I)
Page News & Courier, Friday 10 Jan 1919
DEATH OF MRS. HUGHES
Mrs. Lucy Hughes, widow of Herman Hughes, died at her home in Blainesville this county, last Sunday night. Her death was due to a lingering illness.
Lucy Hughes (II)
Page News & Courier, Friday 17 Jan 1919
In the death of Miss Lucy Hughes in Cavetown, this county, last week, one man and his two sons performed all the offices for the dead woman, preparing the body for burial, digging the grave etc. This was rendered necessary by the wholesale sickness in that section.
___ Jenkins (son of Albert)
Page News & Courier, Friday 5 Jan 1917
DEATH OF INFANT
Mr. and Mrs. Albert Jenkins of Stony Man lost an eighteen month old son on last Friday after an illness with pneumonia, ersipelas and brain trouble. The child had been very ill for a month or more but its condition had considerably imprived prior to its death.
He is survived by his parents and his brother.
Page News & Courier, Friday 12 Jan 1917
Albert Jenkins, a highly respected citizen living in the Smedly section near Sperryville, died Dec. 20th aged 72 years. He had been in declining health for several years but his death was sudden and unexpected. Mr. Jenkins was well known in Page county, especially among the Brethren. He was baptized in early life by Eld. John Racer... Besides his widow he leaves ten children as follows: Gideon, William, Saint, Frank and Walter Jenkins, Mrs. Richard Racer, and Misses Delia, Letitia and Nellie Jenkins, all of Rappahannock county. The funeral services were conducted by Rev. S.H. Flory, of Nokesville, and Abraham Racer of Luray, and the interment was in the family burying ground.
Arthur E. Jenkins
Page News & Courier, Friday 14 Feb 1919
DEATH OF ARTHUR E. JENKINS
Arthur Elmer Jenkins, aged 34 years, died at his home at Shenandoah on Wednesday after a short illness with flu, culminating in pneumonia. Mr. Jenkins was a son of the late Peter Jenkins of near Stanley and besides his wife, who was a daughter of John Good, of Stanley, is survived by his mother, Mrs. Annie Jenkins, and two sisters, Mrs. Mamie Hilliards and Mrs. Thos. Nauman, and one brother, Harry Jenkins (who at one time was a noted ball player) all of near Stanley. He had been an employee of the N. and W. R.R. for many years... His funeral was conducted by Rev. Mr. Rowe, of the U.B. church. Interment in the U.B. Cemetery.
Benjamin Jenkins (I)
Page News & Courier, Friday 7 Mar 1916
Benjamin Jenkins an aged citizen living with his son Roland Jenkins on Cub Run near David A. Huffman;s died on Tuesday night, aged about 75 years. He had been blind and in feeble health for a long time. A number of grown children survive him. The Jenkins family moved to the Grove Hill neighborhood from near Marksville.
(Benjamin) Mr. Jenkins (II)
Page News & Courier, Friday 24 Mar 1916
Mr. Jenkins, known as Billy Jenkins was laid to rest at the Brick church last week. His age was 76 years 8 months and a few days. Elders Painter and Cave preached the funeral to a large crowd of sorrowing friends.
Mrs. Broaddus Jenkins (I)
Page News & Courier, Friday 9 Jan 1914
MARKSVILLE AND STANLEY
Mrs. Broaddus Jenkins, aged about 45 living above Kiblinger's store, died Tuesday of tuberculosis, and was buried yesterday in the Buracker graveyard, Rev. John Cave, conducting the services.
Mrs. Broaddus Jenkins (II)
Page News & Courier, Friday 16 Jan 1914
Stanley Section Column
Mrs. Broaddus Jenkins died on Tuesday the 6th aged 67 years, she was a daughter of Johnson Weakley deceased. She had consumption, was a member of the M.E. Church South, for a number of years and was truly a good woman.
Mrs. Clarence Jenkins
Page News & Courier, Friday 24 Aug 1917
Mrs. Clarence Jenkins, aged 19 years, died at her home in Jewell Hollow at 1 p.m., on last Sunday after a short illness. The deceased was a granddaughter of Abram Smelser. She is survived by her husband and one child five months old. The funeral services were held at Morning Star church at 2 p.m., on Monday, conducted by Eld. Joseph Foster, of the Brethren church, of which the deceased was a member. Interment took place in the church graveyard.
Mrs. Fannie Jenkins (I)
Page News & Courier, Friday 26 Sep 1919
Mrs. Fannie Jenkins, an aged lady who had been making her home with her son, Eld. J.B. Jenkins at this place departed this life Sunday, Sept. 21st from infirmities due to old age. She was the widow of W.H. Jenkins who preceded her to the grave some years ago. She died at the ripe old age of 71 years, 11 months and 26 days... She was the mother of three children, two of them preceding her to the grave a number of years ago, while the other Eld. J.B. Jenkins survives her. Aunt Fannie united with the Old School Baptist church at Alma in November, 1910. Her funeral was conducted at the house of her pastor, Eld. R.H. Pittman of Luray. Her remains being interred in the family burying ground near Alma. She is also survived by one brother Peter Painter, (of John) and one sister, Mrs. Elizabeth Nauman, both of Stanley...
Mrs. Fannie Jenkins (II)
Page News & Courier, Friday 26 Sep 1919
DEATH OF MRS. JENKINS
Mrs. Fannie Jenkins, widow of William H. Jenkins, died Sunday at the home of her son, Eld. John B. Jenkins, near Alma, this county, aged seventy-one years. She had been in declining health for a number of years... Her husband died seven years ago, Mrs. Jenkins leaves one brother, Peter Painter, of John, one sister, Mrs. J.M. Nauman, both of Stanley. Her home was made with her only child, Eld. John B. Jenkins. The funeral which took place on Tuesday was conducted by Eld. R.H. Pittman, at the late home of the deceased, the interment taking place in the old family graveyard near M.V.B. Painter's. Mrs. Jenkins had been a member of the Primitive Baptist church since 1910...
Mrs. Flora Jenkins
Page News & Courier, Friday 15 Sep 1916
Mrs. Flora Jenkins, wife of James Jenkins, of Jordon Hollow, died Monday and was buried in the family graveyard Tuesday, Rev. Gibson, of the Episcopal church preached her funeral. She was a very estimable lady, and was beloved by all who knew her. She was 56 years, 11 months and 9 days old. She leaves a broken hearted husband, four sons, Reginald, Earl, Homer and Glenn and three daughters, Misses Effie, Muriel and Irene, and an aged mother in her 86th year, to mourn her loss.
Page News & Courier, Friday 7 Mar 1919
Lester, 14 month old son of "Boss" Jenkins died at the home of his parents in Pine Grove on March 22nd. The cause of death was due to influenza and attendent complications.
Mrs. Martha A. Jenkins
Page News & Courier, Friday 10 Mar 1916
The Shenandoah county papers report the death on Feb. 24, of Mrs. Martha A. Jenkins, of Woodstock, aged 85, who was born at Big Spring in Page county. Her first husband, Col. Wright was killed in the civil war. Her second husband was Banks Jenkins who died in 1901. She is survived by three children, all by the last marriage, viz.; Mrs. Wm. Laughtin, and Ira Jenkins, of Woodstock, and William T. Jenkins, of New Market.
Page News & Courier, Friday 17 May 1918
Nora, the twelve year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Jenkins, departed this life on May 12, 1918, after two years of untold suffering. She joined the Morning Star church a little more than a year ago.
Her body was carried by six girls and laid to rest in Morning Star cemetery. No funeral was preached on account of measles and whooping cough...
Mrs. Sarah Catherine Jenkins
Page News & Courier, Friday 26 Feb 1915
Death of Mrs. Jenkins
Mrs. Sarah Catherine Jenkins, wife of William Jenkins, a highly respected citizen of the Mill Creek neighborhood died at her home Saturday evening after an illness of about a week with pneumonia… The deceased has been a consistent member of the Mt. Zion Dunkard church for many years. Besides her husband she is survived by the following children: Mrs. Hiram Dofflemoyer and I.N. Jenkins, of Page county and Mrs. I.N. Painter, of Frederick county. Several brothers and sisters also survive. The deceased was born July 7th, 1843, and was 72 years, 7 months and 13 days of age at her death. The funeral which took place at the Leaksville Christian church on Monday was conducted by Elds. D.N. Spitler and Joseph Foster… the body was laid to rest in the Leaksville Cemetery.
Mrs. Sarah Catherine Jenkins
Page News & Courier, Friday 26 Feb 1915
DEATH OF MRS. WM. JENKINS
Mrs. Sarah Catherine Jenkins, wife of William Jenkins, of Howard, died at her home near Long, on Saturday after a week’s illness of typhoid pneumonia, aged 72 years, 5 months and 12 days. The deceased, who was a highly respected lady and a consistent member of the Dunkard church for many years, was a daughter of William Printz, deceased, of near Ida, this county. She was married to Mr. Jenkins at the home of G.W. Broyles during the war. She leaves two brothers- James F. Printz, of near Ida; and William P. Printz, of Culpeper county, and one sister, Mrs. Martha Lillard, of Nethers, Madison county. She is also survived by her aged husband and three children, viz: I.N. Jenkins, of Long, Mrs. H.J. Dofflemoyer, two miles north of Luray, and Mrs. I.N. Painter, of Frederick county.
The funeral, which took place in the Christian church at Leaksville on Monday morning, was conducted by Elders D.N. Spitler and J.M. Foster, of the Brethren church, in the presence of many friends and neighbors. Her remains were interred in the Leaksville cemetery.
W. N. Jenkins
Page News & Courier, Friday 29 May 1914
Death of W.N. Jenkins
W.N. Jenkins, a well known and greatly esteemed citizen of this county, died at his home at this place on last Sunday, aged 48 years, 8 months and 20 days. His death was due to a complication of diseases... Mr. Jenkins has been for 26 or 27 years an active member of the Christian church at this place... The deceased was twice married, his first wife was Miss Lula Rodgers, daughter of Joseph Rodgers who died many years ago. He leaves the following children, by his first wife: two sons, and two daughters, Misses Lillian and Catherine, and Samuel and Garland Jenkins. His second wife, who survives him, was Miss Mattie Foster, daughter of Eld. Joseph Foster of near Luray. The following children by this wife survive him: Misses Lillian, Eva and Marie and one son, Willie. All the children reside at the home place. He also leaves an aged father and mother, Mr. and Mrs. William Jenkins, of Long and the following brothers and sisters: Mrs. I.N. Painter, of Stephens City and Mrs. Hiram Dofflemoyer and Newton Jenkins, of Leaksville. The funeral services were held at Leaksville church on Tuesday at 11 a.m., conducted by Rev. R.L. Williamson, of this place, and Elder D.N. Spitler, of Long, after which the body was laid to rest in the Leaksville cemetery...
William Howard Jenkins
Page News & Courier, Friday 22 Sep 1916
DEATH OF W.H. JENKINS
William Howard Jenkins, a highly respected citizen living near Long this county, died on Tuesday aged seventy-nine. He had been in declining health several years but had been confined to his bed for only a week. His wife who was Miss Sarah Catherine Printz, preceded him to the spirit land eighteen months ago. He is survived by the following children: Mrs. Hiram J. Dofflemoyer, who resided with him, I.N. Jenkins, of Long, and Mrs. I.N. Painter of Stephens City. Another son W.N. Jenkins the plasterer died a few years ago.
The deceased was a native of Page county. During the war he was employed by Peter B. Borst on contract work for the Confederate government. He was an industrious and inoffensive citizen. About a year ago he connected himself with the Brethren church and was a sincere believer. A few days before he died he was visited by B.F. Long, of Frederick county, who at the sick man’s request read to him the second chapter of James, a passage of Scripture that gave him great comfort and consolation during his last hours and which he had posted up in his workshop.
The funeral which took place at the Leaksville Christian church at 3 p.m. on Wednesday was conducted by Eld. George W. Painter. He was buried beside his wife in the cemetery by the house of worship.
Mrs. Victoria Jenkins (I)
Page News & Courier, Friday 30 Apr 1915
DEATH OF MRS. D.M. JENKINS
Mrs. Victoria Jenkins wife of David M. Jenkins residing North of Stanley died at 3 p.m., on Wednesday aged 34 years. Death was due to pellagra, the new disease with which she had been afflicted for a long time. She went to the hospital some time ago but without getting relief. Her health had been failing for several years. She was a daughter of Philip Foltz and is survived by two sisters, Miss Mollie Foltz and Mrs. Jennie Wilson. Besides her sorrowing husband to whom she was married seventeen years ago she leaves four children. A son was drowned four or five years ago from which time the mother’s health is said to have begun to fail, Mrs. Jenkins was highly esteemed by all who knew her. She had been a consistent member of the Adventist church for fifteen years.
Mrs. David Jenkins (Victoria) (II)
Page News & Courier, Friday 7 May 1915
Mrs. David M. Jenkins was buried at the Adventist cemetery last Friday at 11 o’clock. The services was conducted by Elder A.J. Painter. Her age was 33 years, 8 months and 25 days.
Page News & Courier, Friday 25 Jun 1915
Mahlon Johnson, colored, aged 76, died at Blainesville last Friday. Several months ago he had one foot amputated on account of gangrene. He was buried on Saturday.
Mrs. Elizabeth Jollett
Page News & Courier, Friday 2 Feb 1917
DEATH OF MRS. JOHN W. JOLLETT
Mrs. Elizabeth Jollett, widow of Rev. John W. Jollett, of Jolletts, this county, died on Wednesday after a long and lingering illness, aged about eighty years.... Mr. Jollett died the 18th of last October... Three children of Mr. and Mrs. Jollett survive Mrs. T.W. Meadows, of Jollett, John B. Jollett, of Sparrows Point, Md., and Charles Jollett, of Portsmouth. Mrs. Jollett was a Miss Smith, of Naked Creek. She was a member of the Methodist church for many years...
The time for the funeral had not been set yesterday afternoon.
Rev. John W. Jollett
Page News & Courier, Friday 20 Oct 1916
DEATH OF REV. JOHN W. JOLLETT
Rev. John W. Jollett, a venerable local Methodist preacher, died at his home at Jolletts, this county, Wednesday night, aged eighty-five tears. Mr. Jollett had been in excellent health until a year or two ago, when heart disease began to trouble him a great deal. He was conscious till the last and spoke comforting words to the loved ones around him…
Mr. Jollett was well known and much loved by the people in the upper end of the county and East Rockingham among whom he had ministered spiritually for a great many years… He was thrifty in his habits and besides his little farm at Jolletts owned four dwellings at Shenandoah where he resided until a few years ago. At one time he was a corporation school trustee. Three children survive him, Mrs. T.W. Meadows, of Jolletts, John B. Jollett of Sparrows Point, Md., and Charles Jollett, of Portsmouth, Va., all of whom are expected to be at the funeral. The remains will be buried in the graveyard near the late home of the deceased. At this hour the time for the funeral has not been set.
Page News & Courier, Friday 24 Dec 1915
Fred L. Jones, 21 years old, a woodsman, was killed at Bemis today when the rehaul chain of a steam skidder slipped from a stump to which it had been anchored and catching Jones, hurtled him 300 feet down the mountain. The body was taken to Elkins and will be sent to the home of his father, George Jones, at Stanley, Va.- Baltimore Sun, Dec. 21st.
Mrs. Isaac Judd
Page News & Courier, Friday 31 Jan 1919
DEATH OF MRS. ISAAC JUDD
Mrs. Isaac Judd, died at her home near Beahm's Gap on Tuesday, January 28th. Mrs. Judd had been in feeble health for some time having been paralyzed about a year past and several weeks ago she developed influenza... Mrs. Judd was in her 35th year and before her marriage was a Miss Jenkins, daughter of Francis Jenkins, of the same neighborhood. She is survived by her husband and six small children and the following sisters: Mrs. Samuel Judd, Mrs. David Judd, Mrs. Samuel Grandstaff, Mrs. Marvin Bradley and Mrs. Bailey Berry and one brother Clarence Jenkins, all of Page.
Mrs. Isabella Angeline Judd
Page News & Courier, Friday 25 Apr 1913
Death of Mrs. Angeline Judd
Mrs. Isabella Angeline Judd, of near Kimball, died at 11:55 a.m., on Tuesday, aged 80 years, 9 months and 23 days. She had been very ill for several weeks and failing in strength for years.
Mrs. Judd was born at the old homestead of her father, Adam Shenk, where her brother, B.W.F. Shenk, now resides. She was married to Samuel Judd in 1857, her husband passing away December 11, 1886. For many years she has resided at her present residence, near the Brick church, with her brother, Marion Shenk. Besides the two brothers named above she leaves a son and daughter: T.A.T. Judd, of Washington, D.C., and Mrs. I. Thomas Bradley, of Luray, Va., and a step-daughter, Mrs. L.C. Kibler, of Kimball.
Since her earliest years she had been a member of the Lutheran church…
Mrs. Judd’s funeral, which will take place at Bethlehem church, near Kimball this (Friday) evening at 2 o’clock, will be conducted by her pastor, Rev. J.A. Huffard. He remains will be interred in the old family burying ground, and it is safe to say that there will be many sincere mourners around her grave.
John R. Judd
Page News & Courier, Friday 5 Feb 1915
DEATH OF JOHN R. JUDD
John R. Judd aged 79 years one of the most highly respected and substantial citizens of the Kimball section died last Friday, after an illness of several weeks with dropsy and hear trouble. Mr. Judd has been in failing health since an attack of pneumonia about a year ago.
He was a son of John Judd, deceased and was born at the old Judd home place on top of the Blue Ridge. Mr. Judd was married twice. His first wife who died many years ago was a Miss Beahm, sister of B.F. Beahm, deceased, of the Ridge. His last wife who survives him was a Miss Shenk, daughter of Martin Shenk, deceased. Besides his widow he is survived by two daughters, Mrs. P.S. Batman, of Shenk Hollow neighborhood and Miss Zula Judd at home and one son Samuel Judd, of Hagerstown, all of whom were present at the funeral. He is also survived by one brother Benjamin Judd, of the Kimball section.
Mr. Judd was a Confederate soldier, a member of White’s Batallion . It is said by all his comrades that he made a very fine soldier. He has been a life long resident of the Kimball section…
The funeral which was conducted by Elder George Painter was held at Beahm’s Chapel Brethren church of which denomination Mr. Judd had been a member for many years, at 11 o’clock Sunday morning. Interment took place in the Mrs. Angeline Judd grave yard near the Brick church.
Page News & Courier, Friday 18 Apr 1913
Joseph Judd, a highly respected citizen living one mile East of Kimball, died at one o’clock a.m. yesterday morning, aged fifty-six years. Mr. Judd had been in failing health for ten or twelve years bur had been much worse the last month or two. A widow, who was a Miss Fincham, of Rappahannock county survives him with three little children, one boy and two girls, ranging from about five to ten years in age. He leaves the following sisters; Mrs. Frank Beahm and Charles Judd, of Harrisonburg, Mrs. James I. Mauck, of the River and Mrs. Frank Shenk, of near Kimball. The deceased had been a consistent member of the Dunkard church for a number of years. He was a kind friend and neighbor and a devoted and indulgent husband and father. His funeral will be conducted by the Brethren at Beahm’s Chapel at 2 o’clock this (Friday) afternoon.
Mrs. Maida Judy
Page News & Courier, Friday 1 Aug 1913
DEATH OF MRS. FRANK JUDY
Mrs. Maida Judy, wife of Frank P. Judy, of Marksville, died after a long illness at her former home, Charlottesville, Va., on Wednesday, aged about 26. She is survived by her husband and two small children. Her maiden name was Gianninny. She is survived by one or both of her parents. Interment at Charlottesville.
Page News & Courie,r Friday 14 Dec 1917
DEATH OF REUBEN JUDY
Reuben Judy, of Stanley, an old and honored resident passed away yesterday evening at the ripe age of 84 years. His strength had been declining for a long time and a few weeks ago he was compelled to take to his bed. He leaves one daughter, Miss Flora Judy and two sisters, Mrs. Dr. Blakemore, of Stanley, and Mrs. George Koontz, of Honeyville. His wife who was a Miss Petefish, died about twelve years ago... a consistent member of the Lutheran church. Details of his funeral had not been arranged yesterday evening when his death was reported.
Page News & Courier, Friday 27 Oct 1916
DEATH OF BERRYMAN KEYSER
Berryman Keyser, a highly respected citizen of the Newport section died at about 12 o’clock last Friday night, aged 60 years, 1 month and 8 days, after an illness of only about thirty-six hours with acute appendicitis, though his death is attributed to a weak heart.
Mr. Keyser was taken sick on Thursday but his condition was not considered serious until a few hours before the end came.
About two hours before he died he asked to get up and walked to the door where he collapsed but later revived, for a short time.
Mr. Keyser was a son of James Harvey Keyser, deceased. He was born and has lived all his life in the Newport section. Until the last few years when his health began to fail, he had been a successful farmer and was loved and respected by all.
The deceased had been a consistent member of the Lutheran church for over forty years.
He is survived by his wife, who before marriage was Miss Jennie Huffman, daughter of Albert Huffman, deceased, and two sons and one daughter: John B. and Sylvester Keyser, of Honeyville and Mrs. Peter Keyser, of Rileyville. He also leaves three brothers and one sister: William H. and Charles T. Keyser, and Mrs. James Kibler of this county and J.P. Keyser, of Perry, Okla.
The funeral services were held at Alma Lutheran church at 2 p.m., on Sunday, conducted by Rev. M.A. Ashby, of Shenandoah.
George W. Keyser
Page News & Courier, Friday 29 Nov 1918
DEATH OF GEORGE W. KEYSER
George W. Keyser, of near Stanley a respected and worthy citizen, who has been in feeble health for a long time following an attack of paralysis died on Wednesday night, aged about sixty-five years. Mr. Keyser never married. He leaves three sisters Misses Lizzie and Mattie Keyser and Mrs. James T. Phillips, of Stanley.
Mr. Keyser followed his trade of shoemaker until his health failed about five years ago. His funeral took place today.
John William Keyser
Page News & Courier, Friday 26 Oct 1917
DEATH OF JOHN W. KEYSER
John William Keyser was born at Marksville, Va. April 13, 1847, and died at the University Hospital at Charlottesville, October 18, 1917. aged 70 years, 6 months and 5 days. He was twice married- first to Miss Christiana Tutwiler, to whom were born five children, one died in infancy, Charlie died at the age of 20 years, Ella died at the age of 22 years, and two daughters, Mrs. Anna Fox and Miss Bessie Keyser survive him.
His second marriage was to Miss Mollie E. Kibler, with whom he lived happily for 25 years...
Brother Keyser united with the Methodist church at the age of 19 years... He leaves to mourn their loss, a devoted wife, two daughters, one brother, two sisters and a host of friends.
... He was for thirty years a school teacher and taught three generations of the people who attended his funeral.. steward, trustee, Sunday school superintendent, teacher, etc... He was the trusted secretary of the East Rockingham and Page Mutual Fire Insurance Company... He was one of the most regular and interesting correspondents of the Page News and Courier...
He was buried at Graves Chapel on Sunday the 21st inst...
Walter E. Keyser
Page News & Courier, Friday 8 Aug 1919
Walter E. Keyser, son of Hubert Keyser, died Tuesday, July 29, 1919, at 10 a.m. at the home of his sister, Mrs. Frank Barron, 1027 Lamont St., Washington, D.C., aged 20 years, 11 months and 29 days. He was a brakeman on the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad in Cumberland but had been a patient in the University hospital, Baltimore since April but was removed to the home of his sister a week before he died.
Funeral services were conducted Thursday, interment in the Congressional Cemetry, Washington. Mr. Keyser was a grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Wm. H. Keyser, of Ingham. He is survived by the following sisters and one brother: Mrs. W.J. Hilliards, Newark, N.J., Mrs. B. Van Riper, New York, N.Y., Mrs. F.E. Barron, Washington, D.C., and Earl Keyser, Cumberland, Md.
William H. Keyser
Page News & Courier, Friday 9 Sep 1919
DEATH OF WM. H. KEYSER OF INGHAM
William H. Keyser dropped dead Saturday, September 13, 1919, at 10 a.m., aged 78 years, 8 months and 21 days. He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Sarah Keyser and the following children: Hubert of Richlands, Va., Mrs. Chas. Casteel, of Johnstown, Pa., Mrs. Robert Rundenberg, Portland, Oregon, James W. Keyser, of Shenandoah, Va., David E., of Castleton, Va., Thos R. Keyser and Mrs. Charles Miller Cumberland, Md.
His death was due to heart trouble...
William Newton Keyser (I)
Page News & Courier, Friday 7 Jul 1914
WILLIAM NEWTON KEYSER KILLED
A dispatch from Cumberland, Md., on Wednesday says:
"William Newton Keyser, 25 years old, was struck by a Baltimore and Ohio passenger train at Patterson Creek, seven miles east of here, early this morning. He died from his injuries while en route to the hospital here. A brother, John Keyser, resides at Hagerstown, and another brother, Robert Keyser, in this city. The body will be sent to his home in Ingham, Page Co., Va., where his mother resides."
Mr. Keyser, who had gone to Cumberland to hunt work only a few days before, was a son of Simeon Keyser, deceased, of Ingham, this county. He was a single man and is survived by his mother and two sisters of this county. Funeral services will be held at Ingham today (Friday) at 2 o'clock.
William Newton Keyser (II)
Page News & Courier, Friday 24 Jul 1914
Newton Keyser son of J.S. Keyser deceased, was laid to rest by the side of his father last Friday in the grave yard at East Liberty... The funeral was conducted by a U.B. brother. I did not learn his name.
Mrs. Jennie Kibler
Page News & Courier, Friday 7 May 1915
DEATH OF MRS. KIBLER
Mrs. Jennie Kibler, wife of J.W.H. Kibler, died at her husband’s home in Luray, at 11 o’clock, Wednesday aged 67 years. Her health had been poor for five years past, and became critical a few months ago. About two months ago her daughters, Misses Zada and Cora, professional nurses in Washington, D.C., took her to that city, where she was given the most excellent hospital and specialist treatment without lasting benefit. Her death was due to a complication of diseases…
Mrs. Kibler was greatly esteemed in this community for her many virtues. She was a Miss Comer, of Edinburg, and leaves one sister Mrs. J.E.L. Cooper, of Mt. Jackson, mother of Mrs. J. Thomas Rothgeb, of Luray. In her girlhood Mrs. Kibler attended school at Luray afterwards marrying Mr. Kibler, of this county. The family lived at Hamburg till their removal to Luray a few years ago.
The deceased is survived by her husband and the following children: Misses Zada and Cora Kibler, of Washington, D.C., Mrs. W.M. Davis of Martinsburg, W.Va., Miss Katie Kibler, of Luray, Claude Kibler, of Elkton, Md., William H. Kibler, of near Luray, Bertram A. Kibler, of Linville, Va., and Oscar Kibler, of Rising Sun, Md.
The funeral which will take place at the home at 3 p.m. today will be conducted by Rev. W.H. Ballengee. Interment in Green Hill cemetery.
Mrs. Martha Kibler
Page News & Courier, Friday 20 Aug 1920
DEATH OF MRS. KIBLER
Mrs. Martha A. Kibler, died at her home at Springfield last Friday about noon, after an illness of several years.... her 78 years covering periods in the dark days before the Civil War and the 55 years that have witnessed the time of rebuilding since those unhappy days. Before her marriage she was a Miss Kibler, being a daughter of the late Jacob Kibler, and was born near Kimball, July 23, 1842. Her brothers were the late Albin N. Kibler, Willis D. Kibler, Jacob C. Kibler and I.N. Kibler, the sisters being Mrs. Delilah Coffman, Mrs. Isaac Williams and Mrs. Isaac A. Keyser. Though most of her lfie was spent in this county, Mrs. Kibler and family lived for fifteen or twenty years in Warren county, living near the town of Ninevah, where she connected herself with the Regular Baptist church... She was the widow of Simeon Kibler, who is said to have been a native of Warren county... The following children survive her: Mrs. Nannie Foster, Winchester; I.E. Kibler and Miss Martha Kibler, at home; A.D. Kibler, Big Spring, this county; W.M. Kibler, Warren county; Mrs. Carrie Pomeroy, Front Royal; and Lester S. Kibler, at Boyce, Clarke County... the funeral last Saturday, conducted by Elder John Huff the interment taking place in the old Kibler burial ground on Dr. E.G. Brumback's farm near Big Spring.
Page News & Courier, Friday 26 Mar 1920
DEATH OF P.D. KIBLER
... Pendleton D. Kibler, whose death occurred on Monday morning at his home near Hamburg, this county.... He was not obsessed with modern things, following closely the ways of former times, believing them to be Nature's ways. Until recent years his vigorous manhood had enabled him to conduct his farming operations unaided, but in later times this work had been left to others, though in its supervision he gave close and intelligent care. Mr. Kibler was born in the Kimball section of this county, his father being the late David Kibler and his mother before marriage being a Miss Rickard. The deceased was a half brother of John W.H. Kibler, of Luray, and in addition to his aged widow is survived by the following children: David A., Trenton O., and John P. Kibler, Mrs. A.T. Rickard and Mrs. Byron Shenk, all of them living in this county, Mrs. Edward Dofflemoyer, of Hagerstown, and Mrs. W. Lee Strickler, of Lake Bay, Washington. Mr. Kibler's death was the first to occur in his immediate family. The interment took place on Tuesday afternoon in the family burying ground near his home, where one grand child is buried. Mr. Kibler reached his 84th birthday in January. The funeral services were conducted by Elder Reuben T. Strickler.
William T. Kibler
Page News & Courier, Friday 3 Jan 1919
DEATH OF WILLIAM KIBLER
William T. Kibler died at his home in Stanley at five o'clock, December 30th, 1918 in the 74th year of his age. The immediate cause of his death was paralysis. He joined the Methodist church, South in his youth and lived a consisent Christian life... His father lived at Springfield where he was brought up. He has one brother, John S. Kibler and one sister, Mrs. Virginia Brunk.
On December 8, 1870 he was married to Mary F. Racer the daughter of the late Abraham Racer. His wife and three children survive: Hubert L. Kibler, of Stanley; A. Vernon Kibler, of Luray, and Mrs. Ollie Taylor, of Baltimore. There are eighteen grandchildren and three great grandchildren living.
He served two years in the Civil war in Co. E., White's Battalion, which was under the command of H.M. Strickler...
His funeral was preached at Marksville church by Rev. H.M. Strickler, on December 31, 1918 and his remains were deposited in the cemetery near by to await the resurrection of the just.
Page News & Courier, Friday 29 Sep 1916
DEATH OF FORMER CITIZEN OF SHENANDOAH
W.T. Kirtley, a well known employee of the Roanoke Machine Works, died Friday afternoon at his home in that city. Mr. Kirtley had been in ill health for several years, but death resulted from paralysis, which developed Sunday morning.
Mr. Kirtley was well and favorably known at the machine works. He went to Roanoke from Shenandoah City, 20 years ago and began work in the construction department of the Norfolk & Western shops. About nine years ago an accident in the shops so injured Mr. Kirtley that it was necessary to amputate one of his arms. He never entirely recovered from the accident.
Mr. Kirtley is survived by his widow and the following children: Mrs. Mary Grossnickle, Mrs. George Giesen, Misses Mattie and Irene Kirtley, W.F. Kirtley and Mrs. Moman Wheeler, of Roanoke, and Byrd Kirtley, of Shenandoah City and the following brothers and sisters: Daniel Kirtley, of Keyser, W.Va., James Kirtley, of Hot Springs, Va.; Mrs. Slaughter, of Fletcher, Va.; Mrs Evaline Herrington, of Gordonsville, Va., Mrs. Eliza Snow, of Dyke, Va., and Mrs. Bettie Jerrell of Fletcher, Va.
His body was taken to Shenandoah City Sunday where interment was made in the Methodist cemetery.
Ambrose H. Kite
Page News & Courier, Friday 11 Aug 1916
SUDDEN DEATH OF AMBROSE KITE
Ambrose H. Kite, a native of this county, died quite suddenly of apoplexy at his home in Perry, Oklahoma, on the night of July 27, 1916. The following extract relative to his death is copied from the Perry Daily Sentinel of July 28th.
“The people of Perry were greatly shocked this morning when the news of the death of A.H. (Bob) Kite was circulated throughout the city.
He worked yesterday on the Lindeman building of which he and his partner Allen Knox were the contractors, but to some one about the building he complained of a pain in his breast.
His son Seth called him this morning about 7 o’clock. As he had not come for breakfast at 9 o’clock someone went to his room to inquire as to the reason and found him dead.
Mrs. Kite and daughter Mrs. Paul Harding are in Colorado, but were supposed to have left Denver yesterday for home. Casper is in Eureka, Kan., Seth being the only one of the immediate family remaining at home.”
The deceased was the second son of the late Hiram Kite, and wife (Areannah Henkel) of Page county, Va., Soon after the flood of 1870 he moved with is parents to Missouri. Mr. Kite was about 64 years old, and was twice married. It will be recalled that Mr. Kite and wife (formerly Miss Maggie Taylor) paid their relatives in Shenandoah and Page counties a visit since he removed west 38 years before.
Mr. Kite built the Masonic Temple at Lyons, Mo., at a cost $150,000…
Mrs. Clarinda Jane Kite
Page News & Courier, Friday 20 Apr 1917
DEATH OF MRS. A.J. KITE
Mrs. Clarinda Jane Kite, aged 66 years, 2 months and 2 days, died suddenly with apoplexy at 1:30 a.m., Sunday, after an illness of several years, during which time her health has gradually declined. The deceased was the wife of A.J. Kite, deceased, who preceded her to the grave about 12 years ago.
... The deceased had been a member of the Lutheran church since early childhood. She was reared in this county. Before marriage she was Miss Clarinda Kite a daughter of James Kite, deceased. Her death occurred at the home place near Grove Hill, where she has resided for the past fifty years. She is survived by eleven children as follows: Mrs. James Griffith and Mrs. Cora Lower, of Missouri, Mrs. Elby Strickler, of Gordonsville, Mrs. Wesley Printz, of Shenandoah City, Mrs. W.V. Petefish, of Stanley and Miss Eliza Kite at home, Jasper L., Thomas and James Kite, of Shenandoah City, and O.L. and Hunter Kite at home. Another son Hubert Kite was killed two years ago by being kicked by a horse. She is also survived by three brothers and one sister, Jackson Kite, of Culpeper county, Solon Kite, of Augusta county, David Kite, of Grove Hill and Mrs. William Koontz, of near Shenandoah.
The funeral services were held at the Grove Hill church at 2 p.m., on Monday conducted by Rev. M.A. Ashby...
Daniel Kite (I)
Page News & Courier, Friday 29 Sep 1916
MAN KILLED BY TRAIN AT GROVE HILL
Daniel Kite, aged about 45 years was killed Monday morning about 2:30 by train No. 83. He got up about 2:15 to go to Shenandoah to catch No. 1 passenger train to go to his work at Buchanan. Wm. Morris in going to his work at Shenandoah found him near the mile post south of that place, but did not recognize him. After day light some one else identified him and notified the family. A coroner’s inquest was held. He was buried Tuesday at Grove Hill church. His funeral was preached by Rev. M.A. Ashby. He leaves a wife and three children. He was a kind father and good neighbor.
Daniel Kite (II)
Page News & Courier, Friday 29 Sep 1916
Daniel Kite, aged about 46 years, a popular railroad carpenter was killed by a train near his home at Grove Hill early Monday morning.
Mr. Kite was a son of Jacob Kite, deceased. His mind had been affected at times for the past year or more though a greater part of the time he has been able to work at his trade. Just one day before his death he remarked to some friend that there would be nothing to interfere with his lying across the rail in front of a train and ending it all. He carried out this idea in less than twenty-four hours afterwards.
It is though that he was killed by freight train No. 83 which passed Grove Hill at 2:30 a.m. His body cut in two at the waist and badly mangled was found beside the reack about daylight by Vernon Morris, while on his way to his work.
The deceased was a member of the U.B. Church and has many warm friends.
He is survived by his wife, who was a Miss McDaniel, and three children, Misses Edith and Louise Kite and a younger daughter. He is also survived by his mother and the following brothers and sisters; Chas ard Bruce Kite, Mrs. Eliza Roudabush and Misses Mabel and Mary Kite, of this county and a Mrs. Heiston of East Point.
The funeral services were held at the U.B. Church at Grove Hill on Tuesday conducted by Rev. C.W. Hutzler, the new pastor.
I. Ferd Kite
Page News & Courier, Friday 21 Feb 1919
DEATH OF I. FERD KITE
I. Ferd Kite, one of the most highly respected and substantial citizens of Shenandoah, died suddenly Monday morning at the age of 54 years. Death was due to heart trouble...
Mr. Kite sold his farm near Shenandoah to William Kite a year or two ago. A widow who was a daughter of the late John Shuler survives him with one daughter, Miss Zula Kite. The couple had lost five children. Two brothers, A. Lee and G. Luther Kite, and two sisters, Mrs. G.W. Kite and Mrs. Joe Carrier, all of near Shenandoah survive the deceased.
The funeral which took place at the Brick church at 2 p.m., Tuesday was conducted by Rev. M.A. Ashby of the Lutheran church, of which the deceased had been a staunch and useful member for many years...
Jacob B. Kite
Page News & Courier, Friday 19 Apr 1918
DEATH OF JACOB B. KITE
A highly respected citizen of Leaksville died at his home on Monday morning at 5 o'clock. His death was due to the infirmities of old age, he being in his 78th year. Mr. Kite had been blind for the past two years and was also a great sufferer with rheumatism... Mr. Kite was twice married his first wife being a Miss Strole of which union the following children survive: Mrs. Abe Griffith, and Mrs. Joseph Kite, of Mound City, Mo., Mrs. Victoria Kite, of Auburn, Nebraska, and John Kite, of Leaksville, this county. His second wife was Miss Lavinia Huffman, daughter of the late Isaac Huffman, of this county who survives him with one daughter, Miss Eula Kite, at home. One brother John Kite, of Grove Hill survives. Mr. Kite had for many years been a consistent member of the Methodist church... His funeral was conducted on Wednesday of this week, by Rev. J.C. Hooks, of Luray, and Rev. Earp, of the Christian church at Leaksville. His remains were interred in the family grave yard at Leaksville.
Jacob R. Kite
Page News & Courier, Friday 3 Apr 1914
Jacob R. Kite Dead
Jacob R. Kite, one of the best and most highly respected citizens of Marksville, died on Thursday evening at six o’clock after a lingering illness of about two months. Mr. Kite was about 75 years old. Three sons and four daughters survive. Funeral services will probably be held at Grave’s Chapel on Saturday afternoon.
James Albert Kite
Page News & Courier, Friday 5 May 1916
DEATH OF SON OF SIRAM KITE
From the Madison Exponent we learn that James Albert Kite, whose father the late Siram Kite, of Madison county, was a native of Page and a brother of Jacob R. Kite and Geo. L. Kite, deceased, of Marksville, died at his home at Bristow, Va., on Saturday, April 22nd, 1916, of pneumonia, and his remains were brought to Madison and interred in the cemetery at Oak Grove in the presence of a large crowd of relatives and friends. The services were conducted by Rev. T.O. Edwards of the Methodist church.
He is survived by his wife, who was Miss Lizzie Weatherall, and two little sons, his mother, Mrs. Emily Kite, of Syria, two brothers, Mr. Jno. W. Kite of Washington, D.C., and Mr. Belvin P. Kite, of Syria; six sisters, Mrs. W.E. Varner, of Bristow, Va., Mrs. K.O. Lucas, of Urbana, O., Mrs. T.F. Smith, of Crestmont, N.C., Mrs. F.M. Graves, of Rochelle, Mrs. H.R. Brown of Syria, and Mrs. A.H. Roseberry, of Madison Run, Va.
He left Madison county about five years ago; he was consistent member of the Baptist church, and was held in high esteem by all who knew him.
Mrs. Jane Kite
Page News & Courier, Friday 8 Jan 1915
Death of Mrs. W.C. Kite
Mrs. Jane Kite, widow of the late William C. Kite, one of the most beloved ladies of southern Page, died at her home near Grove Hill, on the 27th of December, after several years illness, of cancer. She had reached the advanced age of 84 years.
Mrs. Kite was a sister of William, Isaac, Alfred and Jacon Koontz, all deceased, and was the last survivor of this prominent family. Her death occurred at the old homestead, where she had passed all her days.
She leaves the following children: I. Ferd, A. Lee and G. Luther Kite, Mrs. Joseph Carrier, Mrs. George W. Kite and Mrs. Charles A. Dovel, all of Shenandoah City and vicinity.
The funeral, which took place on December 29th, was conducted by Rev. M.A. Ashby, pastor of the Lutheran church, of which the deceased had been a member for many years. Interment in the Grove Hill cemetery.
Mrs. Mary Emma Kite
Page News & Courier, Friday 19 Dec 1919
DEATH OF MRS. SIRAM KITE
Mrs. Mary Emma Kite, widow of Siram Kite, of Criglersville, Madison county, died last Saturday at the age of seventy-four years. She had been in paralyzed and had been in failing health for sometime. For two years past she had been practically blind. Mrs. Kite was a daughter of Harrison Kite, deceased, who moved from Page county to Madison many years ago. Her husband Siram Kite who died twelve years ago, was a son of George Kite, of Page county, and served in Company K, 10th Virginia Infantry, the first company to go from this county to the Confederate army Mrs. Kite leaves two brothers and one sister, Dr. Walter Kite, of Washington, D.C., John Kite, of Somerset, Va., and Mrs. Lizzie Varner of Odessa, Mo. Her surivivng children are Walter Kite, a policeman in Washington, D.C., Belvin Kite, of Criglersville, Mrs. W.E. Varner and Mrs. Albert Rosenberry, of Nokesville, Va., Mrs. Gertrude Graves, of Wolftown, Va., Mrs. Kirby Lucas, of Urbana, Ohio, and Mrs. T.F. Smith, of North Carolina. The funeral took place at the home of the deceased on Sunday, conducted by the pastor of the Baptist church to which she belonged.