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EPLEY, Martin Thomas

Terra Alta, W. Va. April 14 - A short service was held at the Terra Alta cemetery Sunday afternoon for Martin Thomas Epley, 79, who died in Cumberland at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Fred Shafferman, with whom he resided. Mr. Epley resided in Terra Alta a number of years when employed with the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad. Besides his daughter, a son, Joseph Clyde Epley, of Charlottesville, Va., and two grandchildren survive. His wife died about 30 yeas ago.
The Cumberland Evening Times, April 14, 1941
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)

 

 

ERHARD, Levi

Levi Erhard was buried Friday afternoon. He was born in Pa, but had died & lived in Garrett County for a half a century. He leaves a widow, two sons and five daughters.
Keyser Tribune, October 4, 1912
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted July 30, 2010

 

 

ERICHSON, Vivian L. Schell

CUMBERLAND - Vivian L. Erichsen, 89, of Cumberland, formerly of Grand Avenue, died Friday, Feb. 6, 1998 at the Allegany County Nursing Home. Born June 19, 1908, in Frostburg, she was the daughter of the late John W. and Nettie L. (Raynor) Schell. She also was preceded in death by her first husband, William Patrick True, in 1964; her second husband, Herbert M. Erichsen, in 1990; one daughter, Lucy Eileen True; four brothers, Walter, Earnest, Cecil and Harold Schell; five sisters, Mrs. Pansey V. Hughes, Mrs. Venona Werner, Mrs. Ina O. Titchnell, Mrs. Edna L. Davis, and Miss Ethel Schell. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. Mrs. Erichsen was a former employee of the Union Laundry and the Snow White Laundry, Cumberland. She was a member of Christ United Methodist Church and the Sunday School Class. During the last active years, Vivian loved to spend time with her grandchildren and at McDonald's talking with her friends. Surviving are one son, William Kenneth True, Gaithersburg; one step-son, Chester G. Erichsen, Flintstone; two daughters, Mrs. E. Ruth Berkenbaugh, Cumberland, Mrs. Doris Jean Oates, Jacksonville, Fla.; four step-daughters, Mrs. Aurora B. Roby, Mrs. Ellean V. Crawford, Mrs. Helen M. Meyers, all of Cumberland, and Mrs. Christine L. Brode, Fort Ashby, W.Va.; nine grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; 15 step-grandchildren; 21 step-great-grandchildren; and a large number of nieces and nephews. Friends will be received at the Scarpelli Funeral Home, P.A., 108 Virginia Avenue, on Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Services will be conducted at the funeral home on Monday at 1 p.m. with the Rev. Edward P. Fleming Sr., her grandson-in-law of Camp Hill, Pa., officiating. Interment will be in Sunset Memorial Park.
The Cumberland Times-News, February 7, 1998
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted July 30, 2010

 

 

ERICKSON, Carl

Elkins, W, VA, - While attempting to rescue a 3-year-old boy who had fallen through the ice on Glady Fork river, Carl Erickson was drowned. The victim was aged 6 years and was the son of Fred Erickson, proprietor of a hotel at Evanwood, where the accident occurred. The smaller boy managed to cling to the ice for seven or eight minutes and was rescued.
Keyser Tribune, December 15, 1912
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted August 10, 2010

 

 

ERNEST,  Infant daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Charles

Somerset, September 18 - The infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Ernest of the South Side was interred yesterday in the Disciple cemetery, the Rev. J. D. Garrison, of the Christian church, officiating. The child died a short time ago of congestion of the brain.
The Daily Courier, Connellsville, September 19, 1907
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)

 

 

 

 

Joseph William Ervin

ERVIN, Joseph William

FORMER GARRETT COUNTY MAN DEAD AT ELKINS 
Elins, W.Va., Aug. 24 - The death of Joseph William Ervin, which occurred early Sunday morning at the family residence on the "Graceland" estate, came as a complete shock to his family and friends in the city.  Mr. Ervin had worked on Saturday as usual and had retired in his usual health.  Shortly after four o'cock he awakened members of his family, claiming he had indigestion.  A physician was immediately summoned but death occurred at 4:45 a.m. before medical aid could be administered.
Mr. Erwin was born on August 13, 1862 in Garrett county, Maryland, where he spent his early manhood.  He was a son of John Nelson and Harriet Enlow Ervin and was of a family of five children, two brothers and two sisters who survive, and are as follows: Isaac Ervin of Elk Garden; Charles, of Maryland; Mrs. Sara Jane Foster of Oakland, and Mrs. Mary Methken of Deer Park.
On December 24, 1884 he was united in marriage to Lizzie Tillson Hood, and to this union four children were born as follows: Dana Ervin, principal of the East Bank Cabin Creek school, Stewart, who recently completed his work for a Master's deree at W.V.U. and who was principal of the Thomas high school the past winter; and Josephine and Joseph, Jr., at home.
Mr. Ervin came to Elkins, thirty-eight years ago and was employed by the late Senator H.G. Davis until his death, since which time he has remained as foreman of the "Graceland" estate.
The deceased was a member of the Davis Memorial Presbyterian church and the Sons of Veterans.
Funeral services were conducted Tuesday afternoon at the family residence by Rev. Mr. J. McD. Lacy, pastor.
Interment took place in Maplewood cemetery.

August 24, 1927. Cumberland Evening Times

 

 

ESSOF, Elias

Funeral services for Elias Essof, prominent Sistersville merchant, who died Saturday in a Wheeling hospital, will be held this afternoon from the Holy Rosary Catholic church.   Interment will follow in the Greenwood cemetery in Sistersville.
Parkersburg News, December 31, 1940
(Courtesy of Pat Robison/transcribed by Genie)
Posted January 1, 2011

 

 

ESTEP, John H.

Harrisonburg, Va. - John H. Estep, 83 years old, died Sunday night at Orkney Springs. He was stricken with paralysis and the end was sudden. He was a Confederate veteran, and leaves eight children, including Mrs. D. O. Hulvey, of Broadway.
Keyser Tribune, April 25, 1913
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted September 2, 2010

 

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