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PAGE NEWS & COURIER OBITUARIES 1913-1919 Part 3
Peter D. Kite
Page News & Courier, Friday 2 Feb 1917
A FORMER PAGE RESIDENT PASSED AWAY
Peter D. Kite, aged 70 years, died at his home at Oakland, Ill., Thursday, Jan. 18th, after declining health covering a period of several years.
The deceased was a son of Isaac and Mary Foltz Kite and was born at Grove Hill, this county, June 28, 1846. He was the youngest of a family of ? children and is survived by only one brother Jackson Kite of near Oakland, Ill.
The family left this county in 1855, locating at New Goshen, Indiana, after one year's residence they located on a farm near Oakland, Ill., where the deceased lived undtil the end came.
The deceased was married on May 28, 1882 to Miss Martha Brewer, of Paris, Ill. who with two children, Bert and Miss Mary Kite survive.
In 1893 the deceased united with the Presbyterian church, since which time he has been a consistent member and an Elder of the church for a number of years.
Interment took place at Oakland of January 20th.
George W. Kline
Page News & Courier, Friday 13 Jun 1913
George W. Kline, of Martinsburg, W.Va., formerly of Ingham, died June 5th. His wife found him lying dead, shortly after he left his home. His remains were brought to Ingham Saturday on train No. 13. His funeral was conducted by Pastor Brubaker at the East Liberty church. He was laid to rest in the family graveyard. He is survived by his widow, five sons and three daughters. Three sons married and two at home and two daughters married and one at home.
___ Knight (child of Reuben)
Page News & Courier, Friday 20 Apr 1917
DEATH OF CHILD
Mr. and Mrs. Reuben Knight of Stanley, lost a five month old infant child on Tuesday. The child had been in declining health from its birth and gradually wasted away... The funeral was held on Thursday.
Page News & Courier, Friday 18 Feb 1916
DEATH OF AMBROSE KNIGHT
Ambrose Knight, aged 86 years, for many years a quiet and respected citizen of Luray, died at his home on Mechanic street about 8 o’clock Thursday night from pneumonia and old age. Mr. Knight has been in failing health for a number of years, but was able to go about the house up to within a few days of his death and his case was not considered serious until just a short time before his death.
He is survived by four daughters: Mrs. J.B. Holmes, Mrs. Ada Flinn and Mrs. John Campbell, of Luray, and Mrs. Lula Ruths, of near Pen Mar, Md., one son A.F. Knight, of Buena Vista and one step daughter Miss Mary Williams.
Arrangements for the funeral have not been made except that it will take place Saturday afternoon.
Mrs. Ann Knight
Page News & Courier, Friday 13 Jun 1913
DEATH OF MRS. KNIGHT
Mrs. Ann Knight, wife of Ambrose Knight, died at 4:10 a.m., on Saturday at her home on Mechanic Street, aged 81 years. She had been in failing health for a year or two with some kind of stomach trouble, but had been bedfast only about three weeks. She was conscious almost to the last bearing her afflictions with meek submission to the divine will.
Mrs. Knight is survived by an aged sister and brother, Mrs. Joseph Moyer and John Freeze aged respectively 83 and 84 years. She was born on Dry Run and has one brother and one sister dead- Wharton Freeze and Mrs. Benjamin Keyser. Mrs. Knight was twice married, leaving one child, Miss Mary Williams, by the first marriage and four by the last, viz; A.F. Knight, of Buena Vista; Mrs. J.B. Holmes and Mrs. John Campbell, of Luray, Va.; and Mrs. Lula Ruths, of near Pen Mar, Md., all of the children being present on the occasion of the funeral.
… and had been a consistent member of Main Street Baptist church for forty or fifty-five years, having joined under the ministry of Rev. Andrew Broaddus. Her funeral which took place on Sunday evening was conducted by her pastor, Rev. George F. Cook, her remains being interred in Green Hill Cemetery…
Miss Rebecca Knight
Page News & Courier, Friday 24 Jan 1919
Miss Rebecca Knight who has lived with the family of John L. Koontz for years, died Wednesday aged 83 years.
Mrs. Mary Ann Knight
Page News & Courier, Friday 4 Apr 1920
DEATH OF MRS. JACOB KNIGHT
Mrs. Jacob Knight, died at her home about two miles west of Stanley last Sunday afternoon about two o'clock, her death following an illness of about one year. Before her marriage Mrs. Knight was Miss Mary Ann Good, daughter of the late John Good, and was about seventy-six years of age. She is survived by the following children: John, Jacob, Charles and Isaac M. ("Bee") Knight, the latter living near Rileyville, the daughters being Mrs. Hiram Painter, Mrs. Thomas Good, Mrs. Beauregard Morris and Mrs. "Bub" Price. Her husband is still living, the couple having been married more than a half century ago. Mrs. Knight's brothers are Isaac Good, of Luray, Noah and Henry Good. Mrs. Knight had been a member of the Methodist church for many years... The interment took place at Graves Chapel on Tuesday, the funeral services being conducted by Elders Jack Painter and John Jenkins.
Mrs. Sarah Ellen Knight
Page News & Courier, Friday 13 Jun 1919
SARAH ELLEN KNIGHT
wife of John Knight, died May 16, 1919 at the home of her daughter, Mrs. James Southard, at Shenandoah Junction, W.Va. Her death was the result of blood poisoning and old age. She was 82 years and 2 months old. She was a native of Virginia... She had been a member of the Christian chruch for 32 years or longer... She leaves a husband John Knight, and 8 children: Mrs. Bettie L. Taylor, Stanley, Va., John H. Knight, Stanley, Va., I.N. Knight, Elkton, Va., Mrs. T.R. Sours, Leetown, W.Va., Mrs. James Southard, Shenandoah Junction W.Va., Mrs. C.R. Knight, Martinsburg, W.Va., Mrs. R.E. Sampson, Martinsburg, W.Va., Mrs. Mart Purdham, Wilmington, Del. Funeral services were held in the Christian church at Martinsburg, W.Va., the burial taking place in Norbourne cemetery at Martinsburg.
Page News & Courier, Friday 5 Dec 1913
DEATH OF JAMES H. KNOTT
James H. Knott, a respected old citizen who for many years lived on Mill Creek, but who located in Luray about a year ago, died at 5 p.m., on Tuesday, at his home on the Eastern suburbs of Luray, where he resided with his daughter, Mrs. W.R. Edwards. Mr. Knott had been in failing health for eleven years. He suffered with dropsy of the heart and an attack which seized him on Thursday before his death proved fatal. His age was 73 years 5 months and 22 days. He was a carpenter by trade and an upright citizen. His life was one of many vicissitudes one of his experiences being to lose his home by fire and then by flood within a very short time.
Mr. Knott is survived by a widow who was Miss Rebecca Jenkins, and whom he married fifty-three years ago. He leaves a daughter, Mrs. Edwards, named above, one son Jno. Knott, of Luray, and two sisters, Mrs. Martha Edwards, of Luray, and Mrs. Caroline Ross, of Pennsylvania. A few years ago Mr. Knott united with the Regular Baptist church.
The funeral which was conducted by Eld. John Huff, took place at 3 o’clock yesterday evening, the remains being interred in Green Hill Cemetery.
Mrs. Rebecca Knott
Page News & Courier, Friday 11 Dec 1914
Dies at a Ripe Old Age
Mrs. Rebecca Knott, widow of the late James H. Knott, died last Saturday morning December 5th, at the home of her son-in-law, William R. Edwards, in East Luray, aged 83 years. The deceased had been for a number of years a great sufferer from cancer and tumor, though the immediate cause of her death was paralysis, with which she had been stricken but a few days before the end came. She is survived by two children. Mrs. W.R. Edwards, with whom she made her home for some time, and John Knott, on the Boom. Her husband died in November, 1913. Mrs. Knott was for years a consistent member of the Regular Baptist Church of this place, her funeral being preached by her former pastor, Elder John Huff; assisted by Rev. G.F. Cook, of the Main Street Baptist Church, at the home of her daughter, last Monday afternoon. Interment in Green Hill Cemetery.
Mrs. Elizabeth Koontz
Page News & Courier, Friday 1 May 1914
DEATH OF MRS. ELIZABETH KOONTZ
Marksville, Va., April 28.- Mrs. Elizabeth Koontz, the widow of Lewis C. Koontz, decd., died Saturday morning at the home of her son John L. Koontz aged 86 years, 4 months and 12 days. The funeral sermon was preached by Elder R.H. Pittman at the residence Sunday afternoon and her remains were interred in the family graveyard near her home. She leaves the following children viz: John L. Koontz, Dr. F.P. Koontz; Mrs. C.E. Graves, Mrs. Lou Reid, of Marksville, Joseph Koontz of Bunceton, Mo., and Mrs. Carrie Welfley of Manassas and one surviving brother Samuel Hutchinson, of Missouri, to mourn her loss… She was a consistent member of the Old School Baptist church for many years…
James William Koontz
Page News & Courier, Friday 22 Sep 1911
Death of J.W. Koontz
James William Koontz died at his residence at Marksville Saturday evening after a long illness.
He joined the M.E. Church, South, when a young man, and lived a consistent member all his life.
He leaves a widow who was a Miss Graves, daughter of Paschal Graves, deceased; one son, H.L. Koontz, a member of the firm of J.L. & H.L. Koontz; one sister, Mrs. Geo. T. Brubaker and one brother, John E. Koontz, on the Hawksbill, to mourn his loss.
His funeral was preached by Rev. R.M. Wheeler, assisted by Rev. A.P. Boude, at Graves' Chapel, Monday afternoon, and his remains were laid to rest in the cemetery.
Mr. Koontz was 72 years, 9 months and 2 days old at the time of his death.
Page News & Courier, Friday 11 Jan 1918
KILLED BY TRAIN
Hubert Laconia, aged 34 years, a N. & W. brakeman, met a horrible death at Manor siding, near Front Royal on last Saturday evening by being run over by an engine and one or two cars... His body was taken to his home at Shenandoah on No. 27 the same night.
Mr. Laconia had been employed by the railroad fir about ten years...
For many years he resided with his parents at Fairview near Luray...
The deceased is survived by his wife, who before marriage was Miss Sudie Lucas, daughter of Martin Lucas, of Newport, and two sons, James and Roy, aged 7 and 9 years. He is also survived by his father, James H. Laconia, of Luray and one brother and five sisters: Gus Laconia and Mrs. Annie Nichols, of West Virginia, Mrs. Marcus Pleasants, of Portsmouth, Ohio, Mrs. Kirby Bywaters, Mrs. David Corbin and Mrs. David Comer, all of this county.
The funeral was held at the Lutheran church at Luray, conducted by Rev. J.A. Huffard at 8:30 a.m., on Tuesday. Interment took place in Green Hill cemetery, services being conducted by Rev. Huffard assisted by Rev. Warren Baldwin, of Shenandoah...
Page News & Courier, Friday 6 Feb 1914
DEATH OF VETERAN WADE LACONIA
Wade Laconia, aged 87 years, a native of New Jersey, and a veteran of the Union army died last Friday at the home of his grandson Hubert P. Laconia in Shenandoah City where he was taken seriously ill while on a visit during the holidays. Death was due to the effects of advanced age. Mr. Laconia’s remains were brought to Luray on Saturday morning and taken to Antioch church, near town, where his funeral was conducted the same day by Rev. Warren Corbin, the interment being in Antioch cemetery. The deceased is survived by one son Jas. Laconia, of New Jersey, formerly of near Luray, and a number of grandchildren and great grandchildren. A remarkable fact regarding the Laconia family is that both Wade Laconia and his son were civil war veterans and both were living a half century after the war.
Mr. Laconia was born in New Jersey of foreign parentage. He led a varied life having been a detective or policeman in or near Philadelphia for sixteen years, a sailor for eight years, and having also had experience in the oyster packing business and other lines of work in various parts of the country. About eighteen years ago he was admitted to the Soldiers Home at Hampton, Va., but always spent much time with his son James Laconia and his grandchildren here. At the time of his death he was receiving a pension of a dollar a day, which came to him regularly whether he was in the Soldiers Home or not. The deceased was a member of the Methodist church…
Robert Houston Lamb
Page News & Courier, Friday 15 Sep 1916
Robert Houston Lamb, aged sixty four years, died on Sept. 17th at his home at Elkton. He was married three times, his last wife who was Miss Annie Merica surviving him. He leaves one sister, Mrs. Alexander Leap, of Elkton, one brother Ezekiel, of Orange county, and five daughters, Misses Bessie, Mamie, Lena and Susie Lamb, of Elkton, and Mrs. Arthur Leap.
Page News & Courier, Friday 3 Dec 1915
DEATH OF JOHN LEAKE
John Leake a respected and substantial farmer living near Honeyville died suddenly on Tuesday night from acute indigestion, aged about seventy years. He was at the J.E. Kern sale on Tuesday and it is said that missing his dinner he went home at night very hungry and eat a quantity of cold beans that brought on the fatal attack, proving fatal in a few hours.
Mr. Leake owned a good farm and was thrifty and energetic. He leaves a widow who was a sister of the late Siram Nauman. A number of children including Otis, Luther and Miss Lizzie Leake, Mrs. Louis Smelser and Mrs. Luther Seekford survive him.
The funeral which takes place at 2 p.m. today (Friday) will be conducted by Eld. Wm H. Bradley, of the Brethren church to which the deceased belonged.
Mrs. Rebecca C. Leeth
Page News & Courier, Friday 5 Jul 1918
DEATH OF MRS. LEETH
Mrs. Rebecca C. Leeth, widow of James Leeth, deceased, died in Staunton, Va., on Friday, June 29th after a brief illness of erysipelas. She is survived by one brother, J.F. Pendergast, of Stanley and the following step children: Messrs. John Leeth, of Washington, D.C., George Leeth, of Manassas, Va., Edward Leeth, of New York, W.A. and James Leeth and Mrs. Lillie Graves of Grottoes, Va., and Mrs. Annie Green, of Strasburg, Va.
Mrs. Leeth was a kind hearted Christian woman...
Her remains were brought to the home of her niece, Mrs. Ida Boude, of Stanley, whence she was buried on Sunday afternoon at Graves Chapel, Rev. H. Monroe Strickler, of Luray, conductting the funeral services.
Mrs. Edmonia Level
Page News & Courier, Friday 8 Nov 1918
DEATH OF MRS. EDMONIA LEVEL
Mrs. Lloyd Level died after a short illness with pneumonai at the home of her sister, Mrs. William Comer, in the southwestern suburbs of Luray on last Tuesday morning. Mrs. Level was a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Buracker who live on the Hawksbill several miles south of Luray. She is survived by her husband, parents and several brothers and sisters. Mrs. Level was 18 years of age. The interment took place on Thursday at Mt. Zion cemetery, near Long. Services were conducted by Eld. D.W. Strickler and Rev. Mr. Vogt.
George W. Lillard
Page News & Courier, Friday 17 Sep 1915
DEATH OF FORMER PAGE MERCHANT
Mr. George W. Lillard, after an illness of two weeks died at his home near Graves Mill, on Monday evening Sept. 6th, 1915, about 9 o’clock.
For a number of years he conducted a general merchandise store at Graves Mill, this county, and formerly at Stony Man, Page county, and he was a successful farmer, owning one of the best small farms in Madison county.
Mr. Lillard was a gallant Confederate veteran, being a member of Co. C, 4th Va. Calvary.
He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Addie Lillard, and three children, Miss Gladys Lillard, and Messrs. Basil W. Lillard and Geo. Lillard. He was preceded to the grave only a few months ago by his brother, Mr. H.M. Lillard- Madison Exponent.
Miss Haney Lillard
Page News & Courier, Friday 11 Jul 1919
Miss Haney Lillard an aged citizen of this place, departed this life July 4th, at a ripe old age, being 85 years, 2 months and 12 days old...
Howard M. Lillard
Page News & Courier, February 26 Feb 1915
DEATH OF HOWARD M. LILLARD
Howard M. Lillard aged 77 years for a number of years a resident of Page county, died at his home in Madison county last Saturday evening after an illness of several years with dropsy of the heart... he resided near Mauck for twelve or fifteen years, returning to his native county about thirty years ago.
Besides his widow who was Miss Betty Kite, daughter of George L. Kite, deceased, of this county, he is survived by seven children, four sons and three daughters, as follows, Thomas, at home, William, of Culpeper, Frank of the West, who has been with his father for the past six months and Dr. E.N. Lillard, of Norfolk; Mrs. Lizzie Early, Mrs. Martha Daniel and Mrs. Ruth Daniel, all of Madison. He is also survived by five sisters and one brother, George Lillard, all of Madison. The funeral which took place from his late home on Monday...
Silas T. Lillard
Page News & Courier, Friday 17 Oct 1919
DEATH OF MR. LILLARD
Silas T. Lillard, a well known citizen of this county, died at his home near Leaksville, on Friday, October 10th. Mr. Lillard had been in ill health for a long time, his decline being gradual, finally resulting in death... his reputation as a man who was an expert in the disease of animals carrying him to all parts of Page and adjoining counties. In his younger days he made frequent trips to Eastern Virginia in pursuit of his duties, always traveling on horseback. His calls were numerous and he always responded to them promptly. As an amateur, without professional knowledge, he was a sucess in his line. In addition to his profession he was a farmer... He is survived by an aged widow and the following children: John S. Lillard, of Frederick county; W.A. Lillard, of Hagerstown, C.G. Lillard, of this county; Mrs. G.E. Dovel, of Reliance, Va.; Mrs. J.E. Kite, of Leaksville; and Mrs. D.L. Kauffman, of Luray. His war record is clear and brilliant, having served through the four years of civil strife as a member of Co. D. 7th Virginia Cavalry... a member of the Lutheran church for many years. The interment took place on Wednesday in the Leaksville cemetery, the services being conducted by Elder J.B. Jenkins, of the Old School Baptist church.
Mrs. Sarah Lillard
Page News & Courier, Friday 14 Jul 1911
Death in Ohio
Mrs. Sarah Lillard, wife of Curtis Lillard and a sister of George Bradley, died a few days ago of the effects of old age and a complication of diseases, at her home near Newark, Ohio, aged about seventy-five years. Burial at Newark, Ohio, The deceased was a devoted church member. Twenty-five years ago Mr. and Mrs. Lillard moved to Ohio from their home at Spring Farm East of Luray. She leaves two children, Mrs. Petty and Worth Lillard, both of Ohio. The deceased was an aunt of J. Sam and Casper Bradley, of this place.
Page News & Courier, Friday 12 Feb 1915
DEATH IN THE WEST
Mr. Stanton R. Lillard, oldest and most highly respected citizen of Ray county, Mo., and a brother of Howard M. and George Lillard, both former residents of Page county died at his home a few miles north-east of Orrick, Saturday, Jan. 9th, 1915, at the age of 80 years and 8 months following an illness of two years duration.
Mr. Lillard was born in Madison County, Va., in 1834. He resided in his native county and state until the late fifties when he moved to Missouri. He married Miss Luiza Allison of Missouri in the year 1863, and to this union a large family was born, ten children and the wife surviving.
Martin VanBuren Louderback
Page News & Courier, Friday 6 Dec 1918
Martin Van Buren Louderback, prominent in the religious, business and social relations of his neighborhood, died at his home near Alma, this county on Sunday. He had been in his usual health and was stricken while in the active pursuit of his farming operations Thanksgiving day he was engaged in hauling fodder, being assisted by Joseph Courtney. Mr. Louderback was riding on the load of fodder and the first known of his sudden illness was when he was heard to make a noise and fell from the wagon. He lived until Sunday when he succumbed to what was supposed to be a stroke of appoplexy...Mr. Louderback was born July 23, 1848, and at the time of his death was 70 years, four months and 8 days old. The deceased was born near Newport and was a son of the late J.P. Louderback, no less honored and respected by all who knew him. He is survived by the following children: Charles W. Louderback and Frank Louderback, near Grove Hill; Mrs. W.A. Blose, of Penn Laird, Rockingham county, wife of a former popular postal clerk on the Norfolk and Western Railway and who several years ago resided in Luray, and Mrs. John S. Lillard, of Frederick county. For 50 years he had been honored and loved member of the Newport Christian church... March 25, 1869, he was united in marriage to Miss Sarah E. Foltz a member of one of the well known families of that name of Page county. His funeral was conducted at Alma on Tuesday by his pastor, Rev. B.J. Earp.
Mrs. Birtie Lucas
Page News & Courier, Friday 22 Jan 1919??
Mrs. Birtie Lucas, of Shenandoah, departed this life October 22, 1918. She leaves a husband and five children, six sisters and one brother, father and mother to mourn her loss. She was a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. F.P. Strole, of Shenandoah. She was buried in the family graveyard. The funeral was conducted by Rev. Baldwin.
Mrs. Bertie Lucas
Page News & Courier, Friday 1 Nov 1918
MRS. "JOURNEY" LUCAS
Mrs. Bertie Lucas, wife of "Journey" Lucas, a well known Norfolk and Western conductor died at her home in Shenandoah on Thursday of last week after a short illness with influenza followed by pneumonia, which resulted fatally as above stated. She is survived by her husband and six children.
Mrs. Catherine Lucas
Page News & Courier, Friday 17 May 1918
Mrs. Catherine Lucas, wife of John Ham Lucas, aged 60 years, died on Saturday and was buried on Sunday. She leaves quite a large family.
Page News & Courier, Friday 29 Nov 1918
KILLED IN FRANCE
William Lucas of Cubbage Hollow near Stanley was notified by telegram on Wednesday that his son Floyd Lucas, a member of the American Expeditionary Forces, had been killed in action in France. Young Lucas who was about twenty years of age, was a registered man if Page county, but left here wutg tge Local Board's permission and volunteered for service for which he was specially fitted. His is another name added to our roll of honor.
Page News & Courier, Friday 15 Dec 1911
Jos. Lucas Loses Son
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Lucas, of Braddock, Pa., arrived here on Wednesday with the remains of their little eight year old son Harry, who died on Monday night from typhoid pneumonia. Among those at the funeral were the child’s grandfather, Lewis Chrisman, who has been at Browntown and Bentonville for some time and uncle William Chrisman who is operating a saw mill near Strasburg. The Lucas family moved from this county to Pennsylvania about ten years ago. Rev. H.M. Strickler conducting the funeral.
James F. Lucas
Page News & Courier, Friday 31 Aug 1917
DEATH OF J.F. LUCAS
James F. Lucas, age 81 years, died at 1 p.m. on Thursday, after a continued illness with heart trouble and a complication of diseases due to old age. Heart trouble is thought to have been the immediate cause of his death.
... a consistent member of the Lutheran church..
For many years he was a prosperous and accommodating merchant at Stony Man. About five years ago he retired from business on account of ill health.
He is survived by his wife, who before marriage was Miss Belle Printz, of this county, and the following children: A.E. Lucas, of Roanoke, J.D. Lucas, of Cincinnati, Ohio, K.O. Lucas, of Urbana O., and Edward, Hubert and Charles Lucas and Mrs. Vernon Stirewalt, all of this county. He is also survived by one brother John Lucas, of Rockville, Md. who is now visiting in Page and one sister Mrs. Booton of Stanley.
The funeral will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday.
Page News & Courier, Friday 26 May 1916
DEATH OF JOHN LUCAS
John Lucas, fifty years old, died Sunday night at Ingham. Surviving him are his wife, who was Miss Maggie Potter, of Kentucky; one child about two years old; three brothers and three sisters as follows: William E., and Jos. Lucas, of Elkton, and Hugh Lucas, of Bluefield, W.Va., the railroad detective; Mrs. Annie McKowen, of Elkton, and Mrs. Kirnie Bobnaugh and Mrs. J.K. Chambers, of Beachmont, Massachusetts. The funeral service were conducted at 2:30 o’clock Tuesday, at Ingham by Rev. T.W. Gainer, pastor of the United Brethren church, Elkton.
Mr. Lucas had been in failing health for several years. He had been entirely disabled by sickness for several weeks past. For many years he was employed on public works. His father was Henry Lucas, deceased of this county…
Mrs. Nancy Lucas
Page News & Courier, Friday 25 Feb 1916
DEATH OF MRS. NANCY LUCAS
Mrs. Nancy Lucas, aged about 98 years, widow of John Lucas, died Monday at the home of her daughter Mrs. Sarah Yager, of Shenandoah with whom she had made her home for a number of years. The immediate cause of her death is attributed to cancer of the nose from which she had been a sufferer and confined to her bed for 17 years.
Before marriage she was Miss Nancy McAlister, daughter of Joseph McAlister, deceased.
The deceased is survived by the following children: David and William Lucas and Mrs. M.J. Long, at California, James, D.P., and Samuel Lucas and Mrs. Sarah Yager, all of this county. David Lucas went West before the Civil War and served as a Northern soldier with a company from Illinois. Samuel and William Lucas were in the Confederate army.
The funeral was conducted from her home at 2 p.m., on Wednesday. Interment in the James McAlister graveyard, near Grove Hill.
Miss Sarah Lucas
Page News & Courier, Friday 25 May 1917
Miss Sarah Lucas, of near Honeyville, died Wednesday of dropsy, aged 72 years. She was a sister of Isaac Lucas and Mrs. Jacob Good. The funeral which took place at the home of Mr. Housden with whom she resided was conducted by the Dunkard Brethren of which church she was a member. Interment in the family graveyard.
W. Henry Lucas
Page News & Courier, Friday 7 Mar 1913
W. Henry Lucas, of Harrisonburg, formerly of near Ingham, this county, who had the heel torn from his foot in an elevator acciden on Feb. 26th as reported in our last issue, died from lockjaw yesterday morning... The deceased was 63 years old and the father of D.A., L.D. and W.E. Lucas, of Harrisonburg and a brother of Dick Lucas, of near Ingham, and Mrs. Robert Dovel, of Augusta county. His wife was a Miss Kite, of near Shenandoah, and a sister of Mrs. Alonzo Dovel, of Harrisonburg.
Page News & Courier, Friday 28 Jul 1917
DEATH OF WM. E. LUCAS
William Lucas, of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, a brother of Mrs. John Freeze, of Luray died at his home on the 23d aged about 78 years. He had been feeble for some time. Mr. Lucas was a native of Page county having farmed at one time at the old furnace North of town. He left here for the West about fifty years ago and lived there for a long time, later locating in Florida. He owned a residence in Fort Lauderdale in the latter Sate. A wife whom he met after leaving Virginia survives him. The couple were childless... The remains were brought here last night accompanied by the widow and Undertaker I.C. Bradley who took charge of the body at Roanoke. The body will be interred in the Lucas graveyard at the furnace North of town.
Mrs. Viola Lucas
Page News & Courier, Friday 22 May 1914
DIES FROM HER INJURIES
Mrs. Viola Lucas, wife of William Lucas, of Cubbage Hollow, four miles from Stanley died Tuesday night from the effects of a runaway accident which occurred on May 2d. She was taken to the hospital on Tuesday but came home and died that night, it is said of lock jaw. On May 2d Mrs. Lucas and her husband were driving a mule home from Stanley when the backing strap going down a hill near the old Stoneberger church and the mule began to run. Mr. Lucas jumped out to catch the mule and was considerably injured. His wife also jumped when her feet became entangled in the lines and she was dragged along the rocky road and gutter for a quarter of a mile sustaining several broken ribs and her body being terribly bruised and lacerated.
Mrs. Lucas was a daughter of James McCoy and is survived by her parents, her husband and eleven children, most of them small. She was about 40 years of age and an industrious worthy woman.
George P. Manro
Page News & Courier, Friday 8 Sep 1916
Centenarian Who Married in Page;
George P. Manro 107 years old who married a Miss Wood of Page county, died Mondat at his home in Harrisonburg. His wife was a sister of Mrs. Eli Cullers deceased, of Rileyville, and Mrs. Isaac Moyer, deceased, of Luray. He was probably the oldest man in Virginia.
George P. Manro was born in Edinburg, Scotland, on Dec. 24, 1808. At the age of six years he accompanied his parents to Kings county, Ireland, where the family subsequently lived. He emigrated to Canada in 863 and then was in Ohio a short time. Afterwards locating in Virginia he married Miss Sarah D. Wood, daughter of Vincent Wood, of Flint Hill, Rappahannock county. She was a native of Page county. His wife died eighteen years ago and two years later Mr. Manro and his daughter Miss Ella, who survives him, located at Harrisonburg. Mr. Manro was for many years foreman at the Belmont vineyard at Front Royal. He retained his faculties till the last and was able to look after his garden until a year or so ago. He had been crippled for years by two strokes of paralysis. He was a faithful member of the Catholic church for many years…
Page News & Courier, Friday 16 Mar 1917
Henry Marshall, a well known colored man of Blainesville dropped dead from heart trouble while eating his (breakfast?) last Saturday morning... rest illegible...
Mrs. Melvilla Mathews
Page News & Courier, Friday 4 Jun 1915
Mrs. Melvilla Mathews departed this life at her home in Thompson Hollow Saturday night, May 29th, Had she lived till September she would have been 84 years old. She has been in declining health for many years, though up to a few weeks ago had walked around in her room. Mrs. Mathews was the widow of the late James Mathews, Sr. who died about 26 years ago… having connected herself with the New School Baptist church 25 years before her death… She is survived by the following: One sister Mrs. Clarenda Mathews, widow of the late Israel Mathews, of Thompson Hollow, and nine children J.K., and W.J., of Overall, Abram, of Bentonville, Lee, of Savage, Md., Mrs. John Kibler, of Reddirt Va.: Mrs. John Traister of Bentonville, Mrs. Charlie Corbin and Miss Senia at home, and Mrs. Fannie Lentz of near Ocean Hill. She also leaves 31 grandchildren and 27 great-grandchildren. Her remains were laid to rest in the family burying ground Monday.
Mrs. Annie Lee Mauck
Page News & Courier, Friday 3 Sep 1920
DEATH OF MRS. MAUCK
Mrs. Annie Lee Mauck, widow of William Mauck, a flu victim at this place, during the disease's last epidemic, about two years ago, died Monday in the Harrisonburg hospital where she was taken for treatment Sunday. Mrs. Mauck was a daughter of Thomas L. Seekford, who lives on the West side of the Shenandoah river in the Compton neighborhood... Mrs. Mauck was 34 years of age and is survived by five children. Mr. Mauck was a son of James I. Mauck, now living at Manassas, Va., formerly of this county. The burial took place at Rileyville on Wednesday, the funeral services being conducted by Eld. R.H. Pittman.
D. Lee Mauck
Page News & Courier, Friday 2 Jun 1916
DEATH OF D.L. MAUCK
D. Lee Mauck, aged 55 years a highly respected and prosperpus citizen of the Stanley section died at 10 p.m. on Wednesday at the CHurch Home hospital in Baltimore, Md...
On last Sunday Mrs. Mauck was summoned to his bedside, where she remained until the end. She was accompanied by her two brothers Edward and Joseph Kiblinger, who returned hom Tuesday night.
In early life Mr. Mauck entered into his first business venture as a merchant at Ida. He was afterwards for a time a successful stock dealer and was also for years a member of the firm of Shryock & Mauck, merchants at Stanley. For a number of years he has been a dealer in fruit and vegetables, handling it by the car load with headquarters in Pittsburg.
The deceased has been a member of the Methodist church for years...
He is survived by his wife who was Miss Lou Kiblinger; one brother Charles Mauck, of Atlanda, Ga., and one sister Mrs. Kate Bush, of Portsmouth, Ohio/
The remains were brought to his home on Thursday night... The funeral will be held at Graves Chapel Saturday, arrangements for which have not been completed...
Mrs. Emma Mauck
Page News & Courier, Friday 2 Mar 1917
DEATH OF MRS. EMMA MAUCK
Mrs. Emma Mauck, aged about 64 years, widow of Abe Mauck, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. William Chrisman, near Kimball on Thursday evening after about two months illness with heart trouble and dropsy.
The deceased has been a member of the Methodist church for many years. Her husband preceded her to the grave 32 years ago. She is survived by the following children: Mrs. W.D. Chrisman, of Page, Ernest Mauck, of North Bessemer, Pa., and J.A. Mauck, of Braddock, Pa. She is survived by a brother, Stephen Henry and three sisters, Mrs. Charles Knight and Mrs. John Stroop, all of Page and Mrs. David Custer, of Ohio.
Interment will take place at the Mauck grave yard near the White House Saturday afternoon.
Mrs. John N. Mauck
Page News & Courier, Friday 4 Feb 1916
DEATH OF MRS. MAUCK
Mrs. John N. Mauck, aged 82 years, an estimable and consistent member of the Old School Baptist church died at her home in Massanutton section on last Sunday, after an illness with a complication of diseases.
She is survived by one daughter Mrs. Charles Comer, of Page and two sons Newton Mauck, of Fauquier and Daniel Mauck, of Florida, one brother John Strickler, of Berryville and two half sisters, Mrs. William Price and Mrs. Amrbose Huffman, both of this county.
The funeral was held from her late home on Tuesday evening, conducted by Eld. R.T. Strickler. Interment took place in the graveyard near the home.
Mrs. Mary S. May
Page News & Courier, Friday 29 Mar 1918
DEATH OF MRS. MAY
Mrs. Mary S. May, aged 43 years, wife of George May, died at her home about two miles Southeast of Shenandoah at 7 a.m., on Monday, March 25th after a long illness with tuberculosis.
Before marriage the deceased was Miss Mary S. Good, daughter of John E. Good.
The deceased was a member of the Faith Healers. The funeral was held at the home at 2 p.m., on Wednesday. Interment took place in the May graveyard at Comertown.
Mrs. Clara Mayes
Page News & Courier, Friday 29 Oct 1915
DEATH OF MRS. CLARA MAYES
Mrs. Clara Mayes, widow of Greenberry Mayes, died at her home at Honeyville, last Sunday, aged 72 years, 11 months and 11 days. Her last illness which lasted several months was preceded by years of poor health. Her husband had been dead for thirty odd years; she never had children and she left no surviving brothers and sisters. She had lived by herself for years. Her maiden name was Bumgardner, the family having been residents of the Honeyville neighborhood. Since 1885 she had been a consistent member of the Methodist church. The funeral which took place at the Lutheran church at Alma, Monday was conducted by Eld. John B. Jenkins. Interment in the cemetery at the church.
Page News & Courier, Friday 9 Nov 1917
Forest, aged three years infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Elbert Mayes, of near Stanley, died on Sunday. The child who had been ailing for some time was taken to the hospital on Friday but it not being possible to do anything for him he was brought home the following day. Forest was the only child... The funeral and interment which took place at the Adventist church, were conducted by Eld. A.J. Painter.
Henry Morgan Mayes
Page News & Courier, Friday 9 Mar 1917
HENRY MORGAN MAYES
Henry Morgan Mayes, son of Rodham Tallis and Annie Mayes, deceased, was born in the central part of Page county, July 27, 1833, and died at his home near Stanley, February 21, 1917, aged 83 years, 6 months and 24 days. He was married October 20, 1858, to Sarah Catherine Dovel, daughter of Abram Dovel, deceased, who preceded him to the grave January 9, 1908. Eight children were born to them, of whom two sons and one daughter have died. Those surviving are Aldine Mayes, of Great Bend, Kansas, Mrs. Lynn Keiffer, who lived with her father, Mrs. James Stillwell, of Stanley, Va., Mrs. Thomas Lair, of Goshen, Va., and Mrs. Samuel Ritchie, of Harrisonburg, Va. He is also survived by one brother, Thaddeus Mayes, of near Stanley.
... He was well educated in the schools of his time, and in early life was a school teacher. He also taught singing schools in Page and Rockingham counties.
... he has held important elective offices nearly ever since he was 30 years old. First as constable, then as Comissioner of the Revenue, then as Supervisor, then Commissioner of Revenue again, then again Supervisor. During the last ten years he was Chairman of the Board of Supervisors...
December 31, 1915, by reason of age, he retired from public life...
... He was buried beside his wife's grave in the Adventist cemetery...
Ned Victor Mayes
Page News & Courier, Friday 8 Jan 1915
DEATH OF INFANT
Ned Victor Mayes, aged three months infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Mayes, of Shenandoah, this county died at 11 p.m., last Sunday. The child had been delicate from birth. The funeral was conducted at the Shenandoah Disciples church by Rev. Warren Baldwin..
Rada F. Mayes
Page News & Courier, Friday 1 Aug 1913
Rada F., eldest daughter of Ernest Mayes, died last Sunday night, aged about 12 years. She was sick only a few days. The cause of her death was typhoid fever. The funeral services were conducted on Tuesday by Eld. J.B. Jenkins and the remains laid to rest in the family burying ground...
Mrs. McAlister (I)
Page News & Courier, Friday 13 Apr 1917
Mrs. McAlister, a highly respected old lady, widow of M.A. McAlister, died Wednesday at the home of her son-in-law Philip Strole, in Shenandoah. The deceased was the mother of W.A. McAlister Mrs. Isaac Comer Mrs. James Foltz, Mrs. James Dofflemoyer, Mrs. Philip Strole and Mrs. M.A. Roudabush. The funeral takes place today. Fuller particulars will be given next week.
Mrs. Elizabeth Catherine McAlister (II)
Page News & Courier, Friday 20 Apr 1917
DEATH OF MRS. MCALISTER
Mrs. Elizabeth Catherine McAlister aged 77 years died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Philip Strole in Shenandoah City, on Thursday of last week after only a few days illness with kidney trouble.
The deceased was a highly respected lady and had been a consistent member of the Newport Christian church for many years. She was the widow of M.A. McAlister, of near Newport, who died 10 or 12 years ago. About two years ago she moved to Shenandoah with her daughter Mrs. Strole, where she has since resided.
Before marriage she was Miss Elizabeth Catherine Fisher, of Augusta county. She is survived by the following children: Mrs. M.A. Roudabush, Mrs. Mike Foltz, Mrs. I.N. Comer, Mrs. Philip Strole and W.A. McAlister, of this county and Mrs. James Dofflemoyer, of Gordonsville.
The funeral was held at the Shenandoah Disciples church on Saturday conducted by Revs. Baldwin and Ashby.
Page News & Courier, Friday 11 Feb 1916
DEATH OF FRANK MCALISTER
Frank McAlister, aged 62 years, a thrifty and highly respected citizen of Ingham died on Thursday morning after a two weeks illness with Bright’s disease. Mr. McAlister has for many years been a consistent member of the Christian church. He leaves a widow who before marriage was Miss Jane Comer, daughter of John Comer, deceased, one son Ezra McAlister and one daughter Miss Lyddie McAlister. He is also survived by one brother William McAlister and one sister Mrs. W.C. Hilliards.
The funeral services will be held from his late home on Saturday morning.
Page News & Courier, Friday 18 Oct 1918
DEATH OF CHARLES McCOY
Charles McCoy, aged about 34 years, son of Harvey McCoy, died at the home of his father near Stanley on Friday, October 11th, after a short illness with Spanish influenza. He was buried at the graveyard at Sandy Glaze on Saturday. Eld. Frank Comer conducted the funeral.
Page News & Courier, Friday 15 Feb 1918
Harvey McCoy died at his home near the Ochre Bank Sunday and was buried Tuesday at eleven o'clock. He was about 65 years of age. His wife died at the Johns Hopkins hospital a few weeks ago. He leaves three sons and two brothers.
J. Wesley McCoy
Page News & Courier, Friday 24 Mar 1916
J. Wesley McCoy an old and respected citizen of Leaksville died Sunday morning about eight o’clock with kidney trouble from which he has been a sufferer for several months. He was a devoted member of the Brethren church for several years and served in the war four years. He leaves to mourn him a widow and several brothers. He was laid to rest in the Cemetry at Leak’s Chapel, Monday evening. His funeral was conducted by Elder G.W. Painter, of Hamburg.
Mrs. Martha McCoy
Page News & Courier, Friday 17 Mar 1919
DEATH OF AN AGED WOMAN
Mrs. Martha McCoy, widow of Wesley McCoy died at the home of "Son" Pence, in the Pine Grove section on last Friday. Mrs. McCoy was in her 84th year, and her death was due to the infirmaties of old age. She was a daughter of Henry Cubbage, deceased, and is the last of a large family. Her brother Wesley Cubbage was drowned in the Shenandoah river at Alma about 30 years ago.
Mrs. Joseph McDaniel
Page News & Courier, Friday 2 Feb 1917
DEATH OF MRS MCDANIEL
Mrs. Joseph McDaniel, died at her husband's home in Shenandoah Wednesday morning after only a few days illness. She was about forty-five years old. Her husband and the following children survive her: five sons, Ralph, Ray, Vernon, Clora and Claude McDaniel and one daughter, Mrs. McNabb, of Roanoke. The McDaniels moved here a number of years ago from East of the Ridge. The deceased was a member of the M.E. church and highly respected. Her funeral will take place today.
Page News & Courier, Friday 24 Aug 1917
DEATH AT GROVE HILL
William McDaniel, a respected farmer, of Grove Hill, this county, died at 10 p.m. on Tuesday aged about sixty-five years. He had been in failing health for a year or two but was taken with dysentery shortly before his decease. Four sons, Walter, Joseph, Elmer and William McDaniel, all of the Grove Hill neighborhood, survive him, and also three daughters, Mr. McDaniel was a member of the Grove Hill Christian church. His funeral took place on Thursday.
Mrs. Caroline Meadows
Page News & Courier, Friday 7 Feb 1913
Mrs. Caroline Meadows, the aged widow of Thomas Meadows, deceased departed this life Feb. 1st at her home near Jollets. The funeral was condycted at Jolletts church by Rev. J.W. Jollett. Interment at the Samuels grave yard. She was the wife of Thomas Meadows, deceased. Two of her daughters departed this life some months past- Mrs. Bud Gordon and Mrs. Ellen Young. She leaves the following children to mourn her loss. G.W. Meadows and Mrs. W.B. Lam, of this place, Mrs. L.E. Youngblood, of West Virginia, Mrs. C.M. Colvin, of Covington, Va., she also leaves two sisters and two brothers: Mrs. L.B. Davidson, of Verbena, Mrs. A.M. Young, of Newport News, G.F. Samuels and G.B. Samuels, of this place. She had been a consistent member of the Methodist church for a number of years and was loved by all who knew her. She was about eighty-two years of age and had been paralyzed and had not been able to walk for some years…
Page News & Courier, Friday 14 Apr 1916
Charles Meadows, aged about 50 years, a most highly respected citizen of the Jolletts section died on Monday after an illness lasting about a year with stomach trouble. Mr. Meadows was a consistent member of the Methodist church. He is survived by his wife who before marriage was Miss Bettie Smith and eight children: Burman, Oliver, Luther, Delan, Dewey, Raymond, Mamie and Otis Meadows, all of the Jolliet neighborhood. The funeral was held yesterday morning at 11 o’clock from the church at Jolliett. Services were conducted by Rev. R.C. Benson of the Methodist church.
Page News & Courier, Friday 19 Sep 1919
DEATH OF MRS. HENRY MEADOWS
Mrs. Ardista D. Meadows, wife of Henry Meadows, residing on the Blue Ridge above Jolletts, in this county, died on September 12 from a stroke of paralysis with whis she had been seized five days before. Her health had been good previosuly. She was seventy-two years and one day old.
Mrs. Meadows was a highly esteemed and consistent member of the Methodist church and was much loved in the Jolletss community where her husband, who survives, is a prominent and substantial citizen: Mrs. John Alger, Mrs. Hiram Meadows; N.T. Meadows and Ulysses Meadows, of Jolletts, and Mrs. George Lam, of Greene county, Va. The deceased was a sister of Simeon, Daniel and Ernest Breeden. She also had several sisters one of whom is Mrs. Sallie Breeden.
The funeral which was held at the Methodist church was conducted by the pastor, Rev. Mr. Benson. Interment in the Meadows burial spot.
Page News & Courier, Friday 25 Aug 1916
DIED AT JOLLETTS
Irene Meadows, nine year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John W. Meadows, died at the home of her parents six miles northwest of Elkton Aug. 16. She had been seriously ill less than twenty-four hours.
Besides her parents, she is survived by two sisters, Mrs. Charles Bailey and Mrs. Polly Meadows, both of near Elkton; and one brother William Meadows at home.
The funeral was held from the Meadows home. Interment was in the Jolletts cemetery.
Page News & Courier, Friday 20 Jun 1919
S.H. Middleton and daughter, Miss Gladys, of Strasburg, are visiting his daughter, Mrs. Albert Jenkins. Isaac Middleton his oldest son died in France on September 22, 1918 from the effects of influenza. His son George who has also seen service in France, has returned and is now learning the barber trade at Strasburg.
Mrs. Clarissa Margaret Miller
Page News & Courier, Friday 12 Mar 1915
We this week chronicle the death of Mrs. Clarissa Margaret Miller, of near Marksvile, on last Friday, aged 77 years, 1 month and 21 days. She ate a hearty breakfast and went to her room and sat in her chair where she was accustomed to sit and her daughter heard her fall and ran to her assistance. She expired in a few minutes. She was paralyzed several months ago and has been very weak ever since. She has not been well for several years. She leaves one son Thomas J. Miller, of Pittsburg, Pa., and three daughters Viz.: Mrs. Mattie Auforth, of Pittsburg, Mrs. Sallie Koontz, at home, and Miss Essie Miller, of Washington, D.C., brother two sisters: W.H. Keyser, Mrs. Mary Bailey and Mrs. Isaac N. Graves. She was a member of the M.E. Church South… Her funeral was preached at Graves Chapel Sunday, at 2 o’clock p.m., by Elder R.H. Pittman… after which her remains were interred in Grave’s Chapel cemetery to await the general resurrection.
Edith May Miller
Page News & Courier, Friday 3 Aug 1917
Mrs. Edith May Muller, wife of Titus Miller, on the 28 day of July, 1917, fell quietly and peacefully asleep in Jesus at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. W.D. Nichols near Morning Star...
She was in her eighteenth year of age... early in life connected herself with the Disciples church at Antioch.
A little less than one year ago she was a beautiful young bride...
The funeral and burial services were conducted by the Rev. P.L. Snapp and interment took place in the cemetery near by...
Hampton H. Miller
Page News & Courier, Friday 27 Mar 1914
DEATH OF HAMPTON H. MILLER
Hampton H. Miller, one of the early residents of Shenandoah City, and a well known man in this part of the Valley, died of cancer at 10 a.m., on Wednesday in a hospital at Washington, D.C. His age was about 70 years. He had been in poor health for a long time. Mr. Miller our informant thinks, was born in Shenandoah county. For many years he was head boatman for William Milnes at the Furnace at Shenandoah, and had charge of many cargoes of pig iron floated down the river to Harper’s Ferry. After the coming of the Railroad did away with boat transportation, Mr. Miller remained in the employ of the Furnace Co. a number of years. He at one time was employed in the Railroad machine shop at Shenandoah City. He moved away from Shenandoah about 15 years ago and has been residing with his daughter, Mrs. L.H. Knighton, of Washington, D.C. The widow of the deceased, who is a sister of John P. Louderback, Geo. W. Louderback, and D.S. Louderback, deceased, of this county survives, but is in a critical state of health. Mr. Miller was a member of the Methodist church for many years and was a good citizen, highly respected in the county. His remains were brought to Shenandoah last night for interment. His son Amos who is a painter at Roanoke was in Shenandoah yesterday making arrangements for the burial. The surviving children are: Mrs. L.H. Knighton, of Washington, D.C., Mrs. Carrie Samuels, of Hagerstown, William and Charles Miller, of Pennsylvania, Amos Miller, of Roanoke, and two younger sons and two daughters who reside in Washington D.C.
Mrs. Mary A. Miller
Page News & Courier, Friday 15 Dec 1911
Oldest Native of Luray Dies
Mrs. Mary A. Miller, a venerable and beloved lady whose long life was entirely spent in Luray, died at her home on Broad Street at 11:30 o’clock last Saturday night, aged 84 years, 2 months and 16 days.
Until about six months ago Mrs. Miller’s health was excellent and she enjoyed all the pleasures of a green old age. Since then her vital forces have gradually weakened. Her final illness lasted about two weeks…
Mrs. Miller was born in the old Buracker home in Luray which was occupied by her sister Miss Ann Buracker, deceased, in more recent years and was torn down about ten years ago. No doubt Mrs. Miller was the oldest living native of Luray. With one or two exceptions she was the oldest resident of the town. Along with the other Buracker heirs she signed the deed for the Mt. Carmel church lot in 1849… Her residence for many of the last years of her life was beside the Mt. Carmel edifice and while she never connected herself with the church body she loved the gospel she heard there…
Mrs. Miller was the widow of W.A.J. Miller who departed this life sixteen years ago. Her brothers and sisters, Joseph Buracker, Samuel Buracker, Mrs. Elizabeth Wheat and Miss Ann Buracker are now all dead, the last named dying about twelve years ago at the age of 88.
Mrs. Miller leaves the following children: J. Thomas Miller, of Elkton and Mrs. Robert W. Young, William M. Miller and Charles E. Miller, of Luray. The last named dwelt with his mother and tenderly cared for her in her declining years.
The funeral which took place on Monday evening was conducted by Eld. R.H. Pittman, the remains being interred in Green Hill cemetery.
Mrs. Hampton H. Miller (Rebecca) (I)
Page News & Courier, Friday 22 Jan 1915
DEATH OF MRS. HAMPTON MILLER
Mrs. Hampton H. Miller widow of Hampton Miller, deceased, one of the earliest residents of Shenandoah City, died very suddenly at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Carrie Samuels, in Washington, D.C., last Sunday aged 73 years, 6 months and 13 days.
Mrs. Miller had been in excellent health up to the time of her death. She at a hearty dinner suffering a stroke of apoplexy immediately after from which she died in a short time.
Mrs. Miller was a sister of John P. Louderback, George W. Louderback, and D.S. Louderback, deceased of this county, and Mrs. Julia Kernard of Pennsylvania, Mrs. Lizzie Miller, of Washington, D.C., and Mrs. Sarah Guard, of New Market. She is also survived by twelve children: Mrs. L.H. Knighton and Mrs. Carrie Samuels, of Washington, D.C., William and Charles Miller, of Pennsylvania, Amos Miller, of Roanoke and seven younger sons and daughters.
Mr. and Mrs. Miller moved from Shenandoah about fifteen years ago. For many years Mr. Miller had charge of boating the pig iron down the Shenandoah River for William Milnes who operated the furnace at Shenandoah before the railroad was built through this county.
Mrs. Miller was a highly respected Christian lady and was one of the earliest members of the Methodist church at Shenandoah. Her remains were brought to Shenandoah on Wednesday. The funeral was preached in the Methodist church by Rev. E.W. Brubaker. Interment taking place in the church cemetery.
Mrs. Rebecca Miller (II)
Page News & Courier, Friday 29 Jan 1915
MRS. REBECCA MILLER
The following notice of the death of Mrs. Rebecca Miller, giving further details than the account published last week, will be of interest to many.
Mrs. Rebecca Louderback Miller, died suddenly January 17th, in Hagerstown, Md., where she was visiting the home of her daughter Mrs. J.D. Sanders.
Mrs. Miller was born in Newport, Page County, Va., in 1841. On August 29th, 1865, she was married to Mr. H.H. Miller who died in Washington, D.C., last March. She was the mother of fourteen children, twelve of whom are living.
Her funeral which took place in Shenandoah City on Wednesday January 20th, was attended by all her children, and numerous friends, she was laid to rest beside her husband.
Mrs. Miller is survived by three sisters and two brothers. Her children six sons and six daughters are;-
Mrs. L.H. Knighton, Mrs. Sue Yeager, Miss Alice Miller, C.B. miller and Byron Miller, of Washington D.C., W.H. Miller, and Harry Miller, of Altoona, Penn., Mrs. Playfair, B.A. Miller and John Miller, of Roanoke, Va. Mrs. J.D. Sanders and Mrs. Hattie Balderson of Hagerstown. She is also survived by 29 grand children and one great grand child.
William Albert Miller
Page News & Courier, Friday 29 Oct 1915
W.A. MILLER KILLED WHEN TRAIN STRIKES AUTOMOBILE
William Albert Miller, of Gordonsville, Orange county, formerly of Page county, and a son of the late Samuel Miller, of this county, was struck and instantly killed Saturday when a Chesapeake and Ohio train crashed into his automobile on the railroad crossing on his farm almost at his front gate. Mr. Miller’s body was driven fully thirty years by the impact and parts of the automobile were strewn along the track for half a mile.
Mr. Miller moved to Orange county a few years ago, buying the Chapman farm. Only a few days ago he had received and was considering the sale of the property at a fancy figure.
The crossing where he was killed was on his farm only a few hundred yards from his house. The road crosses the railroad at the end of a cut and we have been informed that it was Mr. Miller’s intention to have the bank removed in the near future so that an approaching train could be seen.
He married Miss Annie Welton of Canada about twenty-five years ago, who survives him with one daughter, Miss Iowa Miller.
He leaves the following sisters and brothers: Mrs. I.N. Bowers, Mrs. J.B. Aleshire, and David Miller, of Page, and Mrs. M.C. Gay of Melrose, Rockingham county, and Peter S. Miller of Kentland, Indiana.
William Albert Miller, was born at the present I.N. Bowers place, on Mill Creek, the old Miller homestead, June 9, 1867. He left Page county in 1883 and located in Kansas for a few years. He then spent 21 years in Arkansas and returned to Virginia four years ago, soon afterwards buying the Chapman place in Orange county. On Aug. 28, 1889, just before moving to Arkansas, Mr. Miller married Miss Anna Maude Welton, then of Arkansas but a native of Canada who survives him. Mrs. Miller has been almost an invalid for several years. During his residence in the West. Mr. Miller was a merchant, farmer, traveling man, clerk in a wholesale house and real estate agent. He was possessed of great energy and unusual business ability and accumulated a large estate. He was recently offered $45,000 for his place near Gordonsville, formerly owned by Col. William H. Chapman…
The remains were brought here for interment, accompanied by Mrs. James Welton, nother of Mrs. Miller, and the only daughter, also by David F. Miller, I.N. Bowers and S.R. Aleshire who went to Orange on Sunday. The funeral services were conducted by Eld. R.H. Pittman at the home of I.N. Bowers and the remains interred in the family graveyard nearby…
William R. Milton
Page News & Courier, Friday 14 Sep 1917
DEATH OF WM. R. MILTON
William R. Milton of Grove Hill this county, one of the most respected and popular citizens of Southern Page died of heart trouble at his home at eight o'clock Tuesday morning, aged seventy-five years. His health began to fail about five months ago and for nearly a month he has been confined to his home.
Mr. Milton was a native of Greene county but came to Page in early life. He was a gallant and loyal Confederate soldier and was a brother of John Milton who have his life for the Lost Cause. It is the testimony of comrades that Virginia did not furnish Lee's army any fner truer soldiers than the Milton brothers... though he began life without means he accumulated a large estate by honorable methods. In early life he was a Shenandoah River boatman and a at different times was a carpenter, car repairer, N. & W. section boss and farmer.
Mr. Milton leaves a widow who was Midd Delilah Brown, a daughter of Daniel F. Brown, deceased, of this county. He also leaves one sister, Mrs. Peggy Dorrough, of Shenandoah. The surviving children are James Milton, of Gordonsville, Edward, and Benjamin Milton and Mrs. Philip Ruffner, of Shenandoah, Mrs. W.E. Bumgardner, of Verbena, Mrs. George H. Dovel, of Brooklyn, N.Y., and Harry, Miss Annie and Miss Nellie Milton of Grove Hill... The funeral and interment which took place at the U.B. church at Shenandoah yesterday was conducted by Rev. M. Fadely, of Harrisonburg...
Mrs. Fannie A. Modesitt
Page News & Courier, Friday 20 Jul 1917
DEATH OF MRS. MODESITT
Mrs. Fannie A. Modesitt, age 59 years, wife of W.S. Modesitt, of near Long, died at 9 p.m., on Monday after several months illness with cancer...
The deceased was a consistent member of the Old School Baptist church for many years... Before marriage she was Miss Fannie A. Kiblinger, of this county.
She is survived by her husband and two daughters, Mrs. Grover C. Miller, of Luray and Miss Lizzie Modesitt at home. She is also survived by the following brothers and sisters: J.D. Kiblinger, and W.E. Kiblinger of Fishersville, and Miss Lelia Ann Kiblinger, of Page and Mrs. Flora B. Osburn, of Westville, Ohio, and two half sisters Mrs. William H. Miller and Mrs. Herbert Cave, both of Page...
The funeral was held from her late home at 10 a.m., on Wednesday conducted by Eld. R.H. Pittman. Interment took place in the graveyard nearby.
Hubert E. Monger
Page News & Courier, Friday 18 Feb 1916
DEATH OF HUBERT E. MONGER
Hubert E. Monger the well known contractor who was a foreman on the construction of the Luray water system and later in charge of work on the Shenandoah River Light and Power Plant at Luray, met his death in tragic manner Wednesday morning. Slipping down an embankment while hunting rabbits Mr. Monger was killed by the accidental discharge of a shot gun which he carried a load of No. 4 shot going through his brain and causing instant death. The accident occurred on the bank of the Shenandoah River near the home of George Monger, one and one-half miles Northwest of Elkton.
Mr. Monger and his son, Willie Monger were employed on the dam being built near Grove Hill, this county. They decided to hunt wild ducks along the Shenandoah River Wednesday morning until the weather was warm enough to begin work. Rabbit tracks were noticed in the snow on an embankment and the younger man had passed on ahead in search of the game.
An inquest was decided to be unnecessary.
Mr. Monger was a son of Joseph Monger and was forty-two years old. His wife was Miss Lelia Strole, daughter of Noah Strole, of near Shenandoah, Page county. He had been for many years an active member of the United Brethren church.
Surviving him besides his wife, are three sons, Leon, Willie and Coltie Monger, all of Elkton; and three daughters, Mrs. Eugene Miller, of East Point; Misses Virginia and Florine Monger, at home.
The funeral will be held at 2 o'clock Friday afternoon at Elk Run church. Services will be conducted by Rev. G.T. Gainer. Interment will be in the cemetery near the church...
Mrs. John W. Monger
Page News & Courier, Friday 29 Sep 1916
DEATH OF MRS. J.W. MONGER
Mrs. John W. Monger, sixty years old, died of Bright’s disease at 8 o’clock Wednesday morning at the home of her husband near Furnace No. 2. She had been ill for about eighteen months.
Besides her husband, Mrs. Monger is survived by three sons, Thomas, Archibald and Danson Monger; two daughters, Mrs. Maggie Lam, of near Furnace, and Mrs. Gertie Miller, of Baltimore.
Mrs. Miller arrived a week ago and was at the bedside of her mother when the end came. Mrs. Monger was Miss Jennie Deering.
Funeral services were held from the Methodist church at Furnace at 2 o’clock yesterday. Interment in the Koontz cemetery on Naked Creek.
Page News & Courier, Friday 26 Dec 1913
DEATH OF FAITHFUL OLD SERVANT
Ambrose Moore, aged about 80 years, died at the home of Jacob W. Ruffner on Sunday, after a week’s illness. For many years, from early childhood till his death he had been a faithful servant in the family of Reuben Ruffner and son Jacob, having been taken to raise by the elder Ruffner at the age of 11 years. He was unmarried always devoting his time and attention to the interests of the Ruffner family. He had not been to Luray with the exception of one visit last summer for some nine or ten years. He was born in the Stanley neighborhood. His death was the result of causes incident to old age, but he was taken a great deal worse a week before the end. Eld. R.H. Pittman, of the Old School Baptist church, conducted the services, the remains being interred in the Ruffner graveyard.
Mrs. Emma Morris
Page News & Courier, Friday 23 Apr 1915
Death at Grove Hill
Mrs. Emma Morris, widow of W.J. Morris, of Grove Hill died Wednesday night after three weeks illness with typhoid fever aged about fifty years. She was the daughter of Jacob Kite deceased and is survived by an aged mother, Mrs. Catherine Kite, and the following brothers: Charles Kite, of Ingham, D.L. Kite, of Grove Hill, Philip Kite, of Elkton, James Kite, of Pennsylvania and another brother living in the West. She leaves a number of children including William, Melvin, Ellis, M.C. and Ethel Morris, Mrs. A.L. Moubrey and Ms. Minnie Shifflett.
The funeral which will take place at 2 o'clock this evening will be conducted by Rev. M.A. Ashby.
James E. Morris
Page News & Courier, Friday 16 Oct 1914
OBITUARY OF JAMES E. MORRIS
James E. Morris was born May 31, 1830, in Leaksville, Page county, Va., died Oct. 6, 1914, being 84 years, 4 months and 5 days of age. He was married to Sarah Jane Shuler Aleshire, July 12, 1866. To this union five children were born: viz.; George W. Morris, Loveland, Colorado, Martha L. Mummery, A.J. Morris, Anna B. Morris, and T.A. Morris, who lived near the old home and survive him; nine grandchildren, and two great grandchildren. He served four years in the Confederate army fighting for a cause which he believed at that time to be right. He was an active member of the Christian church, of Leaksville, Virginia, and died in the Christian faith. He moved with his family in the Spring of 1884 to Reno county, Kansas, his present home. His loving wife passed away 20 years ago. Mr. Morris resided with his son and daughter on the old home place, until the angel of the Lord came and called him home. The funeral was conducted by Rev. Swein and Rev. W.B. Stevens at his home October 8, at 1:30 p.m. He was laid to rest in the Wield-Meade cemetery in Nickerson, Kans.
Mrs. Susan Moyer
Page News & Courier, Friday 7 Sep 1917
DEATH OF MRS. SUSAN MOYER
Mrs. Susan Moyer, aged 83 (88?) years, 8 months and 22 days... died on Friday Aug. 31st, at 1:30 p.m. after a prolonged illness due to old age.
The deceased was the widow of the late Joseph Moyer, who died 1890, Mrs. Moyer was before marriage Miss Susan Freeze, daughter of the late Jacob and Ann Freeze, and a sister of John Freeze, deceased, of Luray. She was the last surviving of the Freeze family. A strange co-incidence of the family is that each died in rotation as to ages.
Mrs. Moyer was married to her late husband at the age of 22 years. She had been a consistent member of the Old School Baptist church since 16 years of age... She was baptized and married by the late Eld. Ambrose Booton.
She is survived by the following sons:- Benj. F. Moyer, of Bellevernon, Pa., J.J. Moyer, Milton V., M. Lee., P.W., Wm. T., D.D. and T. Ashby Moyer, all of Page. She is also survived by 48 grandchildren and 30 great grand children.
The funeral was held from the home of her son T. Ashby Moyer, with whom she resided on Sunday, at 2:30 p.m., conducted by her pastor, Edl. R.H. Pittman. Interment took place in the Moyer graveyard nearby.
Page News & Courier, Friday 11 Jul 1919?
Fred Nauman, son of Oke Nauman deceased, who had been at the Western State hospital for the past six months, died Saturday. His remains was brought home and buried at Leak's Chapel, Monday afternoon. He leaves a wife and several children and mother Mrs. J.R. Short, of Luray, four brothers, Lester, Grover and Jake, of Stanley and Charles Nauman, of Wilmington, Del. and one sister, Mrs. Ernest Mayes.
Page News & Courier, Friday 1 Aug 1919?
DEATH OF F.W. NAUMAN
Fred W. Nauman, a respected and thrifty citizen of near Honeyville, died on Saturday at the Western State Hospital where he had been under treatment for some time. Mr. Nauman is survived by a widow, three children and the following brothers and sisters: Grover, Charles, Jacob and Lester Nauman and Mrs. Ernest Mayes. The funeral which took place at Leak's Chapel on Monday was conducted by several ministers, the remains being interred in the family graveyard. Mr. Nauman was a consistent member of the Brethren church.
Hiram G. Nauman
Page News & Courier, Friday 20 Feb 1914
HIRAM G. NAUMAN PASSES AWAY
Hiram G. Nauman, one of the most highly respected citizens of Holt county, died at the family home eleven miles northeast of Craig, on Saturday last. Mr. Nauman was born in Page county, Va., March 20, 1847; died January 17, 1914, aged 66 years 10 months and 27 days.
He was united in marriage to Eleanor C. Kite, February 8, 1869. Mrs. Nauman was drowned in the flood of 1870. He was united in marriage the second time to Mary S. Dovell, November 16, 1871. The widow and six children are left to mourn his death- four girls and two boys, Stella Buford, Carr Victor, Lelia Clyde, Emma Virginia Walkup, Hiram Elmer and Mary Elizabeth Griffith.
He leaves five brothers and two sisters, J.S. Nauman, of Craig, John W. Nauman, of Craig, P.S. Nauman of Waunah, Minn., D.C. Nauman, of Mound City, E.T. Nauman, of Gettysburg, S.D., Mrs. W.T. Dovell of Craig and Mrs. Isaac Griffith, of Mound City.
In boyhood he united with the German Lutheran church at his home near Luray. After moving with his family from Virginia to Holt county, Mo., in 1881, he united with the Cumberland Presbyterian church at Pleasant View...
... The funeral services were conducted by Rev. F.P. Brewster, of Craig at 1 o'clock, January 18. Interment was in the New Liberty cemetery- Craig, (Mo.) Leader, Jan. 23.
George W. Neff
Page News & Courier, Friday 11 Oct 1918
DEATH OF GEORGE W. NEFF
George W. Neff, a native of Wythe county, and who several years ago married Mrs. James W. Webster, of Oak Hill, this county, died under peculiar sad circumstances at his former home in Wythe county on Monday of this week. Several days ago Mr. Neff received information that his sister, Mrs. Howard Cave, was dead at her home in Wyther county and at one started to attend his funeral. Soon after his arrival there another sister was suddenly taken ill and died in a short time. When about ready to return to his home in Page Mr. Neff became ill also and died on Monday. As stated, all three of the deaths it is said, being due to pneumonia following an attack of Spanish Influenza. The burial of Mr. Neff also took place in Wythe county, though this it is supposed will only be until preparations cane be made for his reinterment in Page.
Mrs. Neff before her marriage was the widow of the well known saw mill man of Springfield district, and is a daughter of the late Andrew Alger of Rileyville. She with the children, one only a few days old, survive him... Mr. Neff was about 37 years of age.
L.A. (Lewis Albert) Nichols
Page News & Courier, Friday 17 Jan 1913
In sad but loving memory of our dear father L.A. Nichols who departed this life Dec. 24, 1912, aged 79 years, three months and 7 days. He resided near Graves Mill, Madison county. He leaves a widow and ight children to mourn his death with three children gone on before him. He had two sons, G.G. Nichols and Harry W. Nichols, six daughters, Mrs. Mary Mauck, Mrs. W.F. Griffith, Mrs. Martha Jarrel, Mrs. Drucilla Davis, Mrs. Nellie Jenkins and Mrs. Fannie Rosser, all of whom live in Madison county excepting Mrs. W.T. Griffith, who lives in Prince William county, near Manassas… an old soldier having served three years… He was a good Christian man having united with the Baptist church about twenty-five years ago…
Written by his daughter, G.F.G.
Ruby Estelle Nichols
Page News & Courier, Friday 5 Oct 1917
Mr. and Mrs. Lester Nichols, of Greencastle, Pa., buried their infant daughter, Ruby Estelle, aged 11 months on the Andrew Smith place on Monday, Eld. D.N. Spitler conducting the service. Mr. Nichols was here last week and was called home Saturday by the news of his child's illness finding it dead on his arrival. Many old friends here sympathize with the young parents in their sorrow.
David P. Nicholson
Page News & Courier, Friday 5 Jul 1918
DEATH OF D.P. NICHOLSON
David P. Nicholson, son of Mr. and Mrs. J.O. Nicholson, of Syria, departed this life at his home on June 22nd. He is survived by seven brothers and three sisters, besides his parents.
Funeral services were conducted by Elder Warren Corbin.
Mrs. Mary Nicholson
Page News & Courier, Friday 12 Jun 1914
Mrs. William Nicholson who was burned to death in the Fort was not a daughter of Thomas Nicholson as was reported. Will Nicholson was a son of Jake Nicholson and was raised by his uncle Thomas Nicholson. He married Miss Mary Huddle, of near Tom’s Brook, Shenandoah county.
Miss Ada Offenbacker
Page News & Courier, Friday 10 Jul 1914
Miss Ada Offenbacker died at the home of her sister, Mrs. A.J. Foltz, last Friday night, aged 40 years and 23 days. She had been in ill health for some time. The immediate cause of her death was tuberculosis.
She was a daughter of the late T.M. Offenbacker and is survived by the following brothers and sisters: Jacob and Vernon Offenbacker, of Illinois, and Solon Offenbacker, of Luray, and Mrs. W.H. Rogers, Mrs. A.J. Foltz and Mrs. Julia Wright, all of Page.
Her remains were interred in Graves' Chapel cemetery Sunday morning at 11 o'clock. Rev. E.W. Brubaker conducted the services, assisted by Revs. J.R. Brown and A.P. Boude.
Page News & Courier, Friday 3 Jan 1919
DIES AT RIPE OLD AGE
Hiram Offenbacker, aged 72 years, died at his home near Alma, on Sunday, December 29th. Mr. Offenbacker was a gallant ex-Confederate soldier and served throughout the war between the States with honor and distinction. Mr. Offenbacker made his home with his sister Miss Sallie Offenbacker who survives with, Mrs. Henrietta Foltz and Mrs. Adaline Davis, both of Honeyville, Kan., and Mrs. John W. Phillips and Mrs. Geo. Good, of Stanley. Mr. Offenbacker had been a great sufferer for a number of years with Bright's disease which was the cause of his death.
Mrs. Barbara Painter
Page News & Courier, Friday 24 Mar 1916
DEATH NEAR STANLEY
Mrs. Barbara Painter, widow of Isaac Painter, died of tuberculosis on Thursday evening, March 16th, at the home of her daughter Mrs. Thaddeus Mayes, near Stanley, aged 67 years. She had been in poor health for a long time. Mrs. Painter’s husband has been dead six or seven years. She was a sister of W.D. (“Kit”) Short of Stanley and Thomas and Samuel Short, of Missouri, and leaves the following children: Peter Painter and Mrs. Thaddeus Mayes, of Stanley and Hubert Painter, of Pennsylvania. The funeral was conducted at the Adventist church by Eld. John B. Jenkins, of the Primitive Baptist church in the tenets of which body the deceased was a believer. The interment took place in the Abram Painter graveyard…
Page News & Courier, Friday 21 Nov 1919
DEATH AT SHENANDOAH
Charles Painter, of Shenandoah, a Norfolk and Western brakeman about thirty five years of age, died suddenly of heart disease on Tuesday morning. His health had not been good for a number of months but he continued at his work. Mr. Painter was a son of Peter C. (Candy) Painter, deceased, and is survived by a widow and one child. His wife is a daughter of Hiram Freeze, of this county. He also leaves the following brothers and sisters: Harvey and John Painter, of Stanley, Ernest Painter, of Madison county, Mrs. William Aleshire, of Ohio, Mrs. Ashby Comer, of Alma, this county, and Mrs. Henry Dofflemoyer, of Hagerstown... Funeral and interment at Shenandoah.
Mrs. John Painter (Ella)
Page News & Courier, Friday 17 May 1918
DEATH OF MRS. JOHN H. PAINTER
Mrs. John H. Painter, aged 55 years, wife of a well known citizen of the Stanley neighborhood, died at the Charlottesville hospital this week. She was taken to that institution a few days ago and is reported to have succumbed soon after an operation was performed... She was a daughter of Peter Painter an aged citizen of Stanley... She is survived by a husband and 9 or 10 children... She was a member of the Old School Baptist church, her funeral being conducted by Elder J.B. Jenkins. The interment took place in the Adventist cemetery.
Mrs. John Painter (Ella) (II)
Page News & Courier, Friday 12 Jul 1918
IN LOVING REMEMBRANCE OF MY DEAR WIFE
Ellie F. Painter who departed this life May 10th, 1918, aged 55 years, 8 months and 14 days. She leaves to mourn her loss, husband and the following children: Mrs. David Wilson and Mrs. Luther Sours, James C., Marvin L., Lester F., Cletus, Lloyd Painter, Effie the youngest child at home with her father.
Martin V.B. Painter
Page News & Courier, Friday 30 Nov 1917
DEATH OF M.V.B. PAINTER
Martin V.B. Painter, of near Alma, died Saturday night of dropsy aged sixty-eight years. While he had been afflicted with this disease for eight or ten years his death was unexpected as he was in Luray a day or two before his decease. Mr. Painter had been a consistent member of the Old School Baptist church at Alma for twenty years. He married a daughter of the late John W. Seekford, of Alma, and is survived by his widow as well as the following children: Arch, Harold and Clarence Painter, of Page, Kirby Painter, of Delaware, and Mrs. Rosa Miller, of Baltimore. Mr. Painter's funeral which took place at Alma church at 2 p.m., Tuesday was conducted by his pastor, Eld. R.H. Pitman.
The deceased was an uncle of Eld. George W. Painter, of near Luray.
Myrtle Belvy Painter
Page News & Courier, Friday 24 Jan 1919
MYRTLE BELVY PAINTER
Myrtle Belvy Painter, died Jan. 3, 1919, at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Abram Painter one mile West of Stanley. She was 25 years, 9 months and 20 days old. She was a long sufferer of inward spasms ever since she was 6 months old. She bore her aflictions patiently, always when rallying from the severest of her afflictions, she was asked how she fel, her answer was always, "I feel all right."... She leaves to mourn her loss, her parents and the following brothers and sisters: George, Raymond and Russell Painter, of Charlestown, W.Va., Arthur C. Painter, of Stanley and Cornelous Painter at home. Mrs. John Painter, Mrs. Weller Painter, of Stanley and Mrs. Willie Wittington, of Hall Town, W.Va. Her funeral was conducted on Sunday at the Adventist church at eleven o'clock by Rev. John Jenkins.
Peter C. Painter
Page News & Courier, Friday 19 Nov 1915
DEATH OF PETER C. PAINTER
Peter C. Painter of Joseph, of Alma, died on last Thursday night of dropsy after a long illness, aged 63 years and 14 days. He is mourned by a widow who was a daughter of John Price, deceased and the following children. Ernest Painter, of Rappahannock county, Va. Mrs. J.W. Aleshire, of Ohio, Mrs. Bessie Dofflemoyer, of Hagerstown, Mrs. Mamie Comer, Mrs. Minnie Freeze, and John, Harvey, Charles and Miss Effie Painter, of Page county, Va. The funeral which took place on Saturday was conducted by Eld. John B. Jenkins, and the remains were interred in the old Painter graveyard.
For years the deceased was the mail carrier from Luray to Honeyville. He was well and favorably known to the people and was a good citizen and a member of Leaksville Christian church.
Mrs. Polly Painter (I)
Page News & Courier, Friday 26 Mar 1915
Death of Mrs. Polly Painter
Mrs. Polly Painter, widow of Joseph Painter, died at 11 a.m., on Wednesday, at her home in the Petefish pond neighborhood near Stanley, aged 77 years, Death followed a long period of feeble health and was due to causes incident to old age. She was confined to her bed but a very short time. Mrs. Painter is survived by two sons, Weller Painter and M.V.B. Painter by one daughter, Mrs. Charles Knight and by two step-children Mrs. W.P. Donovan and Eld. T.H. Painter, all of Page county. She was a sister of M.V.B., Peter and Doc Painter, Mrs. Fannie Jenkins and Mrs. J.M. Nauman, of this county. Her husband died two years ago. She was the oldest member of the Painter family and as such was an honored and beloved figure at the Painter reunion held every year near Stanley. “Aunt Polly” as she was affectionately called, had been a member of the Methodist church for many years…
The funeral took place at the Adventist church yesterday.
Mrs. Polly Painter (II)
Page News & Courier, Friday 2 Apr 1915
Mrs. Polly Painter was buried at the Advent cemetery, last Friday, Rev. A.P. Boude preached her funeral.
Mrs. Susan Painter
Page News & Courier, Friday 2 Aug 1918
DEATH OF MRS. PAINTER
Mrs. Susan Painter, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Isaac Turner, in Egypt Bend section, four miles west of Luray last Friday, Mrs. Painter had been ill for several months, beginning with a case of cramp colic, other complications arising later... She made her home chiefly with her daughter, Mrs. Sarah Mayes, near Stanley, though at intervals visited all her children... She is survived by the following children: C.W., Barney, Newton and Ambrose Painter, Mrs. Isaac Turner and Mrs. Sarah Mayes. Her funeral was conducted on Sunday by Elder J.B. Jenkins of the Old School church, of which she had long been a member...
The interment took place near Stanley. She was 85 years of age.
Mrs. Thomas Painter (I)
Page News & Courier, Friday 4 Jun 1915
Death of Mrs. Thomas Painter
Mrs. Fannie Painter, aged 49 years, wife of Eld Thomas Painter, of near Stanley, died last Saturday about 11 p.m., after an illness of short duration. Before marriage she was Miss Fannie Mayes, daughter of Frank Mayes, deceased. Besides her husband she is survived by the following children, Bryan and Miss Florence Painter, Mrs. Sam Price and Mrs. John Blosser, all of this county, and the following brothers and sisters: William, Lee and Elbert Mayes, and Mrs. Chas Painter, of this county and Mrs. Annie Hopkins, of Philadelphia. The funeral took place at the Adventist church at 2 p.m. on Monday conducted by Elds. Keimes and R.D. Hottel, of New Market.
Mrs. Thomas Painter (II)
Page News & Courier, Friday 4 Jun 1915
Mrs. Thomas Painter died Saturday night at her home a short distance west of Stanley. She leaves a husband, several children and brothers and sisters.
Mrs. Susan Pence
Page News & Courier, Friday 7 Mar 1913
Death at Shenandoah
Mrs. Susan Pence, a highly respected old lady, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Jack Austin, in Shenandoah on Tuesday, at the age of 84 years. Her deceased was due to the effects of old age. She leaves the following children: Mrs. Austin, Casper Pence and John Henry Pence, of Shenandoah, and Mrs. Carrie Powell, of Baltimore. She also leaves a sister, Mrs. Amanda Higgs, of Shenandoah. The deceased was a Miss Crofts, of Page. Her husband died forty years ago. She was a consistent member of the Dunkard church and her funeral was conducted by Eld. D.W. Strickler, of that denomination, the interment taking place in the M.E. cemetery at Shenandoah.
Mrs. Eliza A. Pendergast
Page News & Courier, Friday 29 Mar 1918
DEATH OF MRS. PENDERGAST
Mrs. Eliza A. Pendergast, wife of J. Thomas Pendergast, died at their home near Stanley, on Tuesday evening the 26th inst., of a complication of diseases, some of which were of long standing. Her age was 73 (78?) years, 12 months and 23 days. She is survived by her husband, two sons, Messrs. James H. and Lester Pendergast, and one daughter, Mrs. A. Poe Boude, also by two brothers, Calvin H. Cave and John H. Cave, Esqs., and one sister, Mrs. Elizabeth Wolfersberger, these last living in the vicinity of Mauck.
She was converted and joined the Methodist church when she was 17 years old... She was buried at Graves' Chapel on Thursday, Rev. L.L. Lowance, her pastor conducting the services.
Marvin Petefish (I)
Page News & Courier, Friday 17 May 1918
Marvin Petefish, son of Wm. T. Petefish, of Stanley, died last Friday morning of pneumonia, aged 34 years, 2 months and 29 days. He leaves a father and the following brothers, Edward and Virgil Petefish, of Stanley, Ernest Petefish now in France and Walter Petefish of Norfolk, Va., who attended the funeral.
Marvin Petefish (II)
Page News & Courier, Friday 17 May 1918
MARVIN PETEFISH DIES
Marvin Petefish, son of W.T. Petefish, died of pneumonia at his home in Stanley last Friday. His illness was of short duration, his disease being of such an aggravated and obstinate type as to render impossible even from the first any hope of recovery. He was in the 35th year of his age... A father and four brothers survive him. The brothers are Virgil Petefish, an undertaker of Stanley, Edward Petefish, of the same place, Walter Petefish, of Norfolk, Va., and Ernest Petefish, now with General Pershing in France. The funeral was conducted by Revs. A.P. Boude and L.L. Lowance.
Mrs. Susan Pettit
Page News & Courier, Friday 13 Nov 1914
DEATH OF FORMER PAGE LADY
Mrs. Susan Pettit wife of Henry Pettit, of Timberville Rockingham county, formerly of Marksville this county died at her home about 6 o'clock Sunday morning after a long and painful illness with cancer.
Mrs. Pettit, was 73 years old and was before marriage a Miss Pence, of Page County, Mrs. Pettit had been a member of the Christian church for many years... Besides her husband she is survived by three sons: William of Hagerstown, and Theodore and Charles Pettit at home; and four daughters: Mrs. William Stroop, Mrs. William Riggleman and Misses Mary and Ida Pettit, all of Rockingham county.
The funeral was conducted from the Timberville Christian church by her pastor Rev. R.L. Williamson, of Luray at 10 o'clock Tuesday morning. Interment took place in the church cemetery.
Bernard A. Phillips
Page News & Courier, Friday 15 Mar 1915
Bernard A. Phillips, one of the noblest young men in our community, died of tuberculosis last Wednesday, Feb. 24th, at one o'clock a.m., aged 24 years, 8 months and 21 days. He leaves a widowed mother, one brother Claude Phillips, of W.Va., who got home after his brother was buried, and three sisters, Elma Phillips, of Roanoke, Mrs. Essie Manning, of Shenandoah, and Lizzie at home... He has been a consistent member of the M.E. Church South, for about 4 years... He clerked in several stores...
David L. Pleasants
Page News & Courier, Friday 18 Oct 1918
DIES IN HAGERSTOWN
David L. Pleasants, of Hagerstown, aged 35 years, formerly of Luray, died of pneumonia after five days illness on Thursday of last week at the home of his brother, Joseph Pleasants at Portsmouth, O., where the deceased, with his wife and five children were on a visit. The remains were buried at Hagerstown on Monday.
Mr. Pleasants leaves a widow who was Miss Anna Lee Smith, daughter of James Smith, of this county, and the following brothers and sisters: Mrs. Adam Kidwiler, of Bakerton, W.Va., Mrs. Tom Dixon, of Hagerstown, Mrs. John Purdham, of Hagerstown, Joseph and Marcus Pleasants, of Portsmouth, O., Christopher Pleasants, of Pittsburg, Pa., Alfred T. Pleasants, of Luray and Mrs. Lily Pleasants, of Hambleton, W.Va. His aged mother, Mrs. C.S. Pleasants, of Luray, who was in Hagerstown with her children's families... The deceased was a member of the Baptist church...
Mrs. Julia Ann Possman
Page News & Courier, Friday 14 Feb 1919
DEATH OF MRS. POSSMAN
Mrs. Julia Ann Possman, aged 78 years, died at the home of her sister, Mrs. Simeon Keyser near Ingham on Saturday, February 8th, after a lingering illness, she having been paralyzed about a year ago. Her funeral was conducted on Tuesday at her late home by Rev. B.. Earp. Mrs. Possman was a daughter of the late Royal Alger, and had made her home with her sister, Mrs. Simeon Keyser for a number of years.
Iva Estelle Presgraves
Page News & Courier, Friday 25 Jun 1915
Death of Young Girl
Iva Estelle Presgraves, aged ten years, youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Presgraves, died about six o'clock on Sunday morning, after an illness of six weeks with dropsy and quinsy. She was first taken sick at the G.C. Robertson funeral, but recovered and continued her studies at the high school until the last day when she was forced to go home, since which time she has been confined to the bed, gradually growing weaker.
... one of the most faithful attendants at the Baptist Sunday school when able to be out.
Besides her parents she is survived by the following brothers and sisters: Emanuel Presgraves, of North Carolina; Mrs. Virgie Tritipo and Miss Rena Presgraves, of Washington, D.C., Eddie Presgraves, of Oregon, Grover Presgraves, of Illinois, and Miss Rosa and Cecil Presgraves and Mrs. Charles Bowen of Page.
The funeral took place at the Presgraves home at noon on Tuesday, conducted by Rev. Geo. F. Cook. Interment took place in the cemetery at Antioch...
Casper L. Price
Page News & Courier, Tuesday 27 May 1920?
DEATH OF CASPER L. PRICE AFTER LONG ILLNESS
Casper L. Price, owner of a small farm near the Intersection on the Lee Highway at the foot of the Massanutten mountain, in this county, died at ten o’clock on Sunday night after six months declining health. Death is attributed to cancer from which he had been suffering for six months. He was confined to the house for the last six weeks.
Mr. Price who was the son of Andrew Price, deceased, of this county, died in his sixty-seventh year. He was an industrious and useful man. In addition to looking after his place he did much hauling and bark work and was also employed by the Massanutten farmers. He lost his wife who was Miss Nancy Dinges, sister of the late Mrs. Button Rothgeb, of Luray, several years ago. His survived children are John W. Price, of the Intersection, Clarence Price, of Battle Creek, this county, Mrs. Joe Duncan, of the Intersection, and Miss Lena Price.
Mr. Price;s funeral will take place at the Alma Lutheran church at 11 a.m. today (Tuesday) with services by Eld. John B. Jenkins and interment in the graveyard at the church.
Mrs. Emma Jane Price
Page News & Courier, Friday 28 Jun 1918
DEATH OF MRS. CHAS. W. PRICE
After a prolonged illness with dropsy and complication of diseases, Mrs. Emma Jane Price, wife of Mr. Charles W. Price, departed this life at their home, 3 miles west of New Market, Va., at four o'clock on last Saturday evening, June 15, 1918. The deceased was one of eighteen children, and was born in Page county, Va., April 7, 1868. She was therefore aged 50 years, 2 months and 8 days. Her father Mr. A.J. Turner and his mother Mrs. Rebecca Turner died respectively 21 and 8 years ago. Mrs. Price is survived by the following brothers and sisters: Mr. Isaac Turner, of Page county; Mr. Frank Turner, Shenandoah, Va.; Mr. Albert Turner, Elkton, Va.; Messrs. Charles D. and W.T. Turner Hagerstown, Md.; Mr. Robert Turner, Newport, Va.; Mr. John Turner, Ingham, Va.; Mrs. Samuel Shomo, Shenandoah, Va.; Mrs. William Good, Ingham, Va.; and Mr. Grant Turner, New Market, Va. Her brother Mr. Jack Turner of Page county, Va., died about ten years ago and six of the other children in infancy.
The subject of this sketch and Mr. Charles W. Price were united in marriage May 20, 1889. They had the following children: Mrs. M.H. Lloyd (Nellie Mary), of Quicksburg, Va.; Mrs. Irvin Molden (Annie Virginia), of New Market, Va.; Mrs. Charles Prophet (Ada), of near New Market, Va.; Mrs. William Prophet (Lelia), and Mr. Grover Price, of Philadelphia, Pa.; and Mrs. George Getz (Beulah), of Savage, Md.
Mrs. Price had been a member of the Methodist church for the past twenty years...
Her remains were conveyed to New Market and interred in St. Matthew Lutheran cemetery, Rev. J.B. Derrick, officiating.- Shenandoah Valley, New Market, June 28th.
Page News & Courier, Friday 28 Feb 1919
DEATH OF CHILD
Hester, little 9 year old daughter of Calvin Price, died at the home of her parents near Stanley on Saturday, February 22, after a brief illness of pneumonia. Her funeral took place at the Adventist cemetery on Sunday, services were conducted by Eld. J.B. Jenkins.
Page News & Courier, Friday 17 Mar 1919
DEATH OF ISRAEL PRICE
Israel Price, died at his home in the Alma neighborhood on March 29th. Mr. Price was in his 27th year. He was a victim of influenza and had only been ill several days. He is survived by his wife, who was a Miss Bradley, daughter of Jacob Bradley, two small children and his parents Mr. and Mrs. Calvin Price. His burial took place at the Adventist cemetery the day following. Services were conducted by Eld. J.B. Jenkins.
Page News & Courier, Friday 13 Jun 1913
DIES AT A GREAT AGE
Morgan Price, a highly respected old citizen living in Jordan Hollow, near Marksville, died from the effects of old age on Tuesday night, aged about 83 years. His health had been failing for several years.
Mr. Price years ago was mail carrier from Mauck across the Ridge to Criglersville, a star route that has long been discontinued. He owned a place in the Ridge on which he resided with one of his sons. He leaves a widow and the following children: William Price, of Luray, David Price, Mrs. Charles L. Jenkins and Mrs. James Jenkins, of near Marksville, and Joseph Price, of Missouri. His widow was a sister of Rev. Thornton Taylor, deceased.
Mr. Price was a union veteran. All speak of him as law abiding, honest and industrious citizen. He was buried yesterday.
Page News & Courier, Friday 11 Jun 1920
DEATH OF THOMAS PRICE
..?.. Thomas Price, former resident...?.. died in a hospital in Baltimore, Md. on last Friday morning. He died of measles complicated with other ailments, but had only been confined to the hospital from Monday until Friday. Mr. Price had been employed as a carpenter at Sparrows Point, Md., for two years since the 15th of last September. The deceased was a son of the late Mr. Andrew J. Price. He was born in Page county, Va., and was aged 38 years, 11 months and 6 days. He is survived by three brothers and three sisters- Mr. Ashby Price, Organ, Mo.; Mr. Casper Price, Page county, Va.; Mr. Charles Price, Forst City, Mo.; Mrs. Ida V. Dinges, near New Market, Va.; Mrs. Laura Price, New Lebanon, Ohio; and Mrs. Emma Comer, Stanley, Va. His remains arrived at New Market depot on the 2 o'clock train Saturday, and were thence conveyed to Alma, Va., and interred in the family lot in the graveyard with funeral services at 2 o'clock on last Sunday afternoon.- Shenandoah Valley, June 4.
William H. Price
Page News & Courier, Friday 21 May 1915
DEATH OF WM. H. PRICE
William H. Price, aged 69 years, 4 months and 4 days, died at his home on the West side of the River opposite the White House Tuesday morning after a lingering illness of about three months with tuberculosis. Mr. Price was a Confederate soldier and was a prosperous and respected citizen. He was a son of Elijah Price deceased. About two years ago he was stricken with a severe attack of pneumonia, since which time his health had not been good. Besides his widow he is survived by the following children: Charles, David and Irvin Price, Mrs. Clyde Rothgeb and Mrs. Peter S. Dovel all of this county. He is also survived by one sister Mrs. Hampton Burner, of Luray. His funeral, which took place at 2p.m. on Thursday was conducted by Eld. R.H. Pittman. Interment took place at the Price graveyard near Salem.
Benjamin F. Printz (I)
Page News & Courier, Friday 25 Aug 1916
DEATH OF B.F. PRINTZ
B.F. Printz, a native and for many years a resident of Page county, died yesterday morning at his home in Roanoke after a long illness, aged about 73 years. The deceased was a brother of A.S. Printz and Mrs. Caroline Printz, of Washington, D.C., Solon Printz, of Philadelphia, Mrs. Barbara Wise, of Culpeper county and Mrs. Mary Dobbs, of Grove Hill, this county. His wife, who survives him, was a Miss Hoak a sister of D.N., John T., I.F. and I.B. Hoak, of Page. He leaves the following children: Irenaeus and Raynie Printz, of Augusta county, Roy and Miss Carrie Printz and a married daughter in Roanoke. For many years Mr. Printz farmed in Augusta county. On account of his declining years he moved to Roanoke about six years ago to run a boarding house. He was an industrious and highly respected citizen. Funeral in Roanoke at 4 p.m., today.
Benjamin F. Printz (I)
Page News & Courier, Friday 8 Sep 1916
DEATH OF BENJAMIN F. PRINTZ
Roanoke, Va., Aug. 29, 1916.-
Benjamin F. Printz, aged 67 years, died at his home in Roanoke, on Thursday mornung, Aug. 31st at 5:40 o’clock, after an illness of several years. He leaves a widow, Mrs. Sarah C. Printz, and the following children: Messrs. Irenius Printz, of Stuarts Draft, Cyrenius Printz of Bluefield, W.Va., Roy F. Printz, of (not given) Miss Carrie A. Prinz and Mrs. P.L. Holcombe all of Roanoke. The funeral services were conducted from the residence Friday afternoon at 4 o’clock by Rev. C.K. Hunter.
Many beautiful floral offerings were made and the remains were laid at rest in Evergreen Burial Park.
Mrs. Bettie Printz
Page News & Courier, Friday 20 mar 1914
DEATH OF MRS. JAMES F. PRINTZ
Mrs. Bettie Printz, wife of James F. Printz of Wm., residing near Ida, died on Wednesday afternoon aged 65 years. Mrs. Printz had been…?.. paralyzed…. That time had practically been unable to walk. She had been confined to her bed for a week or two past, her death being brought on by a complication of diseases… was a consistent member of the Dunkard church for years. Surviving here are her aged husband two daughters, Mrs. Reuben Miller and Mrs. John Nichols, of Ida, two brothers D.N. Hoak of near Ida and Frank Hoak of near Kimball and three sisters, Mrs. Andrew Comer and Mrs. T.J. Price of the Hawksbill and Mrs. Lomie Printz, of Ida. The funeral which will be at the home at 10 o’clock this morning will be conducted by the ministers of the Dunkard church. Interment in the family graveyard close by.
Charles A. Printz
Page News & Courier, Friday 11 Jan 1918
DEATH OF CHAS. A. PRINTZ
Charles A. Printz, aged 62 years, died at 5:40 a.m., on Wednesday after 11 days illness with pneumonia... He was taken sick while butchering at Luray and was compelled to go home during the day, reaching home entirely exhausted, from that time he was seriously ill.
Mr. Printz was a son of Gabriel Printz, deceased, and is survived by a wife, who before marriage was Miss Sarah Jenkins and five children: Alfred and Miss Nena Printz at home Mrs. John Butler, Mrs. William Butler and Mrs. Samuel Butler, all residing in the immediate neighborhood. He is also survived by two brothers and two sisters: Andrew and David Printz, of Luray, Mrs. Edward Campbell, of Stony Man and Mrs. A.J. Workman of Shenandoah.
The funeral services were held at Mt. Zion Brethren church, of which he had been a member for many years, at 1 p.m., on Thursday. Elders Spitler and Jos. Foster conducitng the service. Interment took place in the church cemetery.
Mrs. Emily C. Printz
Page News & Courier, Friday 8 Feb 1918
Virginia Lady Dies in Texas
Mrs. Emily C. Printz, aged 74 years, died at her home in San Antonio, Texas, on December 25th with kidney trouble. She was the wife of L.H. Printz, formerly of Page county, a brother of Fancis and Charles H. Printz and Miss Mollie Printz of Page and Mrs. P.J. Warren, of Baltimore, Md.
Mrs. Printz was a native of Virginia and with her husband had resided in San Antonio for the past 18 years.
Besides her husband she is survived by four sons; N.F. and C.A. Printz, of San Antonio, Mel Printz now somewhere in France and H.L. Printz, of Indianapolis, Ind. Interment took place in San Antonio.
Jacob Abram Printz
Page News & Courier, Friday 28 Aug 1914
DEATH OF J.A. PRINTZ
Jacob Abram Printz died at 4:30 p.m., on Saturday at his home near Leaksville, aged 76 years, 10 months and 22 days. The immediate cause of his death was acute indigestion but his health had been declining for a year. He was in town on Thursday before his death, but was sick when he left for home and grew rapidly worse. He is survived by his widow who was Miss Elizabeth Sours, sister of Isaac Sours, dec’d, and seven children, as follows; Mrs. B.F. Hawkins, of Baltimore; Mrs. M.E. Crandall, of Washington, D.C.; Mrs. R.L. Beaver, of Luray, D.L. Printz, of Big Spring, Joseph M. Printz, of Rossburg, N.Y.; and William and Arthur Printz at home…
Mr. Printz was a Confederate veteran, having been a member of Co. D., 7th, Va., Cavalry. A Confederate flag was placed on his grave. He was for many years a member of the Lutheran church. His funeral, which took place on Tuesday after noon from the Christian church, at Leaksville, was conducted by Rev. M.A. Ashby. His remains were laid to rest in the Leaksville cemetery…
James F. Printz, of William
Page News & Courier, Friday 15 Aug 1919
DEATH OF CONFEDERATE VETERAN
James F. Printz, of William, aged seventy eight years, a respected and industrious citizen living near Ida this county, and a gallant Confederate soldier of Co. H. 33d Virginia, of which he was one of the last if not the last survivor in the county, died at his home at 8 o'clock a.m., on Wednesday. His health had been somewhat impaired since he was seriosuly injured by a barn door falling on him about a year ago, but he was able to go about his place and look after hus usual out door duries, until about a week before his death.
The deceased was born and lived his long life near Ida. He passed away at the home of his daughter Mrs. John W. Nichols, of the same neighborhood. Mrs. Reuben H. Miller, of Ida, is the only other surviving child. The wife of Mr. Printz who was a sister of D.N. Hoak, died five or six years ago. He leaves one brother, William Printz, of Culpeper county, and one sister, Mrs. Martha Lillard, of Nethers, Madison county...
The funeral which took place at the home at 3 p.m., yesterday was conducted by Rev. P.L. Snapp.
John David Printz
Page News & Courier, Friday 12 Jun 1914
DEATH OF JOHN DAVID PRINTZ
John D. Printz, whose death was briefly reported in last week's issue, passed away at 6:15 Friday morning, June 5, 1914, aged 69 years, one month and nine days. He had been ill for a week, gangreen developing about one day before his deceased...
Mr. Printz was the son of John Printz, deceased, and was born at the Isaiah Printz homestead, near Stony Man. Later he removed to the homestead of his ancestor, Captain George Printz, a native of Germany, who before the Revolution became the founder of the Printz family in the Valley, and it was at this beautiful country seat that he passed the rest of his days and breathed his last.
Mr. Printz is survived by one sister, Mrs. Belle Lucas, wife of Jas. F. Lucas, of Stony Man. The late Isaiah Printz was his brother. The other children who reached maturity were Irenaeus and Isabius Printz, both of whom were killed in the civil war. When the last of these fell John D. Printz, a stripling of sixteen or seventeen, took his brother's place in the ranks and served till the close of the war. He at first entered another branch of the service but afterwards secured his transfer to Mosby's command. In one of the battles his horse was killed under him, and in the fall crushed the rider's leg, a cause of suffering at intervals for the rest of Mr. Printz's life...
Mr. Printz leaves a widow, who was Miss Lavinia Printz, daughter of Lorenzo S. Printz, deceased, of Page, and the following children: Herbert Printz of Pittsburgh, Pa.; Rufus Printz, of Vienna, Va.; Miss Bertha Printz, of Brooklyn, N.Y.; Mrs. Paul Stewart, of Pittsburgh; George Printz, of near Pittsburgh, and John L., Miss Ida and Isaac L. Printz, who resided at the home place. All of the children were at the funeral, and on this sad occasion were gathered together at the old home for the first time for twenty-four years.
Mrs. Lavinia Printz
Page News & Courier, Friday 16 AUg 1918
DEATH OF MRS. PRINTZ
Mrs. Lavinia Printz, widow of John David Printz, died on Tuesday of this week at her home near Stony Man (Blosserville) aged 69 years. Her death was very sudden and was due to heart disease, though for sometime her health had not been excellent. She was found dead in her chair just after eating a heaty supper... She had been a member of Mount Calvary Lutheran church since early childhood... Her father was the late Lorenzo Printz... Her mother before marriage was a Miss Lincoln, of Rockingham a relative of the late President Lincoln. Her funeral was conducted by her pastor, Rev. P.L. Snapp, at her late home on Friday morning at 10 o'clock, the interment taking place in the old Printz grave yard near her home. She is survived by eight children, viz: Herbert, at Worcester, Mass.; Rufus at Dunsmore, Va.; John and Isaac L., at home; George, at Pittsburgh; Miss Ida at home; Mrs. Bertha Schuyler, Preston, Cuba; Mrs. Paul Stewart, Pittsburgh.
Mrs. Lomie Printz
Page News & Courier, Friday 24 Mar 1916
Mrs. Lomie Printz, widow of Henry A. Printz, deceased, died on Friday, March 17th at her home near Ida, this county, aged fifty-eight years. Death was due to tuberculosis and followed a long period of ill health lasting several years. She was able to about almost to the last taking to her bed five days before her demise.
Mrs. Printz was a sister of David N., and I. Frank Hoak, Mrs. Andrew Comer and Mrs. T.J. Price, all of this county. Her husband died seven years ago. Surviving her are the following children: Miss Annie Printz, of Luray, Miss Carrie Printz, of Baltimore, Mrs. Homer Woodward and Miss Mamie Printz, of near Ida, this county, Mrs. Ida Blosser, residing at D.H. Hershberger’s on the Hawksbill near Luray, Marion Printz, of Culpeper county, and David and John D. Printz, of Barcroft, Fairfax county.