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WILSON, Mrs. Anna May Crowe

FROSTBURG — Mrs. Anna May Wilson, 70, died Sunday night at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Fred McKenzie, 139 West Main Street. She had been ill since last Thursday. Mrs. Wilson was a daughter of the late George and Louise (Chaney) Crowe, Garrett county. She belonged to the Frostburg Methodist Church. Also surviving are five sons, Victor, Jerome and George Wilson, Frostburg; Ivan Wilson, Midland and Angel Wilson, Youngstown; four other daughters, Mrs. Fern Thomas and Mrs. Mabel McKenzie, Frostburg, and Mrs. Velma McKenzie and Mrs. Pansy Merrill, Garrett county; 38 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. The body is at her daughter's home where she died. Funeral services will be conducted tomorrow at 1:30 p. m. in Johnson's Methodist Church by Rev. Watson E. Holley. Interment will be in the church cemetery.
The Cumberland Evening Times, September 2, 1947
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)


 



WILSON, Argel Wendell

FROSTBURG ~ Argel Wendell Wilson, 70, of Youngstown, Ohio, formerly of here, died yesterday in a hospital in Youngstown. Born in Garrett County near Frostburg, Mr. Wilson was a son of the late James C. and Anna M. (Crowe) Wilson. Surviving are his widow, Mary (Donald) Wilson; three sons, Carl, Edward and Leslie Wilson; four brothers, Ivan, Midland; Victor, Vienna, Va.; David J., LaVale, and George E. Wilson, Cresaptown; and four sisters, Mrs. Fern Thomas and Mrs. Mabel McKenzie, both of here; Mrs. Velma McKenzie, RD 2, Frostburg, and Mrs. Pansy Merrill, Barton.
The Cumberland Evening Times, December 31, 1976
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted August 5, 2011 



WILSON, Argyle

Third Wilson To Die in Week.
Argyle Wilson, a well known farmer of Town Creek, who frequently visited Cumberland, died Wednesday afternoon, after an illness of several weeks, aged 74.  Burial will be at Town Creek Saturday.  He was a cousin of Oliver S. and Simeon Wilson, this city.  This is the third death among the Wilson families of the Flintstone section in less than a week.  Andrew Wilson, undertaker at Flintstone, was buried today.  Oliver Wilson, who died on Warrior Mountain Tuesday was buried this afternoon at Rush.  Some difficulty was experienced in arranging for this funeral on acount of snowbound conditions.

26 February 1920
(Courtesy of Ruth Sprowls)
Posted November 26, 2009

 


 

WILSON, Mrs. Armeda

Funeral of Mrs. Armeda Wilson
Funeral services for Mrs. Armeda Wilson, aged 32, wife of Russell Wilson, who died Thursday of pneumonia, were held from her home on Walnut street, Westernport, Saturday afternoon with interment in Philos cemetery. Rev. R. B. Proctor, pastor of St. John's Methodist Episcopal Church, South, officiated. The pallbearers were: John Basye, Arthur Fazenbaker. John Sicily, Aliza Plummer, Ellis Rinker and Stuart Michaels. Among those who attended the funeral were: Mr. and Mrs. T. L. Morris, Mr. and Mrs. William Morris, Morgantown; Mrs. James Morris, Mrs. Sarah Stevenson and Mrs. Cora Smith, Hagerstown, and Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Marley, Lonaconing.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., March 30, 1930 - pg 9, col 2
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted December 27, 2009



Name: Burnetta Jean Wilson, 60, of Mechanic Street, Cumberland

Parents: Viola L. Beeman (and stepfather Cecil E. Beeman of Gilmore) and Harry E. Warnick

DOB: April 5, 1950 in Frostburg

DOD:  Tuesday, August 10, 2010 at home

Spouse: Kenneth D. Wilson

Predeceased by: husband who died on February 17, 2003

Survived by: sons, Kenneth P. Wilson and wife Peggy of Frostburg; and Raymond Wilson and wife Farrah of Westernport; sisters, Carolyn Brabson and husband Ray of Carpendale, WV; Linda McKenzie and husband Mitch of Lonaconing; Cathy Colmer and husband Charlie of Lonaconing; and Sharon Darr of Midland; brother, Billy Warnick and wife Bonnie of Cumberland

Burial: Saturday, August 14, 2010,  Laurel Hill Cemetery

Source: Eichhorn-McKenzie Funeral Home, Lonaconing, MD
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted March 1, 2014


WILSON, Calvin

Calvin Wilson, 35, was found dead in the barn on his farm in the Dan's Rock area near Midland this morning about 8:30. Dr. H. V. Deming, deputy county medical examiner, said Wilson died of natural causes. The man had gone to the barn earlier to milk six cows. While there he became ill and told his father, Ivan Wilson, that he had pains in his chest. Some time later the father went to the barn and found his son lying in some hay in the barn. He was taken to Miners' Hospital, Frostburg, where he was pronounced dead on arrival. Wilson was a son of Ivan and Lena (Albright) Wilson, and is also survived by his widow, the former Miss Maude Leake. He leaves five children, Robert Wilson, serving with the Air Force in Texas; Jack, Gary, Ronald and Alicia Wilson, at home. An autopsy was performed this morning in Memorial Hospital.
The Cumberland Evening Times, December 6, 1954
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted August 5, 2011



WILSON, Charles M.

Mr. Charles M Wilson, one of the leading merchants of Kitzmiller Md, died at his home last Wed evening, Feb 7, 1912, and will be buried in the Hamill Cemetery, near Kitzmiller, in Garrett Co, Md, tomorrow afternoon. He was a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Jonathan Wilson, of Wilson Station, and was in the fortieth year of his age. He is survived by his wife, who was Miss Welch, of this county, and five children. A. J. Wilson, of Davis W. Va., John Wilson, of near Keyser and Osmund Wilson of Wilson, Md, are surviving brothers. His two sisters are Mrs.H. C. Homan and Mrs. W. A. Feeley. Mr. Wilson was a very capable business man and had a big heart. His death is mourned by a large circle of friends. He had accumulated considerable property.
Keyser Tribune, February 9, 1912
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted July 29, 2010


 



WILSON, Miss Charlotte Lee

ELKINS - Miss Charlotte Lee Wilson, 38 years of age, practically all her life connected with the office of the county clerk, and for the past several years its deputy, died today of pneumonia, contracted by attending the inauguration in Washington. Miss Wilson was prominently identified with the Daughters of the Confederacy and the Daughters of the American Revolution, and it was largely through her efforts that the magnificent Confederate monument at Beverly was erected. Funeral and interment will take place at Beverly on Saturday afternoon at 2 o’clock.
Keyser Tribune, March 21, 1913
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted September 4, 2010



WILSON, David Andrew
 
David Andrew Wilson, 64, Swanton, was embraced by the arms of Jesus on Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2012, at his home. Born Aug. 4, 1947, in Keyser, W.Va., he was a son of the late Thomas Edward and Amy Jane (Friend) Wilson. David served in the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam conflict as a jet mechanic. He worked part-time at the Swanton Post Office for 10 years. He was an employee of NewPage, formerly Westvaco, for 43 years as a digester operator. David was a most loving, giving, and selfless husband, father, grandfather, and friend, always putting others ahead of himself. He was a faithful member of the Swanton Otterbein United Methodist Church and the Restless Ridge Hunting Club. He is survived by his loving wife of 42 years, Mary Louise (Teets) Wilson; three daughters, Ada "Addy" Colleen Wilson and husband Christopher Wade Norman, Powder Springs, Ga., Johanna "Joni" Dawn Wilson, Swanton, and Holly Gwynn Berry and husband Craig Ross Berry, Dayton, Va.; two grandsons, Wilson "Wade" Norman and Kenneth David Augustus "Gus" Norman ; one brother, Floyd Delmar Wilson and wife Shirley Ann Wilson, Gainesville, Fla.; one sister-in-law, Crystal Lynn Teets, Mechanicsville, Va.; two nieces, Melissa Joy Wilson and Megan Noelle Teets; two nephews, Joshua Charles Teets and Matthew Robert Teets; and one aunt, Helen Friend. Friends will be received today, Thursday, from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at David A. Burdock Funeral Home, Oakland. A funeral service will be conducted at 1 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 24, at Swanton Otterbein United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Angie Cosner and Pastor Ross Glotfelty officiating. Guests may arrive at the church one hour prior to the service. Interment will be held in George Cemetery, Swanton. The family requests that memorials for David be made to Southern Rescue Squad, 200 Baltimore Avenue, Oakland, MD 21550; or Swanton Otterbein United Methodist Church, c/o Joan Riley, 876 Thousand Acres Road, Swanton, MD 21561. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.burdockfuneralhome.com.
The Republican; Oakland, Garrett Co, MD, Feb 23, 2012
(Courtesy of Mary Myers Teets)
Posted August 17, 2012



 

WILSON, Ellen J. Daniels

Mrs. Ellen J. Wilson, wife of J. F. Wilson, died Tuesday morning at her home at Oldtown, after a lingering illness of about two years, of complication of diseases. Besides her husband she is survived by five children, George B. Wilson, home, C. Wilson, of near Oldtown, Mary E. Hamilton, at home, Margaret Keem, Oldtown, and Nora V. Davis, of Cumberland; also one brother, J. A. Daniels, of Ellerslie, and two sisters, Mrs. C. Shatzer and Mrs. A. P. Stallings, of near Oldtown.
Mineral Daily News, May 30, 1913
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted September 15, 2010

 


 

WILSON, Mrs. Elsie Downton

Mrs. Elsie Wilson, 40, wife of James Wilson, died today at Detroit. She was a daughter of Mrs. Elizabeth Downton, of Zihlman, and the late Edward Downton, and resided in Michigan for about 20 years. Surviving, besides her husband, are three sisters, Miss Louise Downton, Detroit; Mrs. Stanley Hamilton and Mrs. Charles Acker, both of Cumberland; three brothers, Henry, George and Edward Downton, all of Cumberland. The body is being brought here.
The Cumberland Evening Times, November 27, 1944
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso
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WILSON, Emory

CUMBERLAND -  Emory Wilson, aged 45, a farmer of Little Valley road, four miles from Cumberland, committed suicide Fri by blowing off a portion of his head with a shot gun.
He went about his work as usual in the morning, but suddenly sought his bedroom, tied a string to his toe and to the trigger and placing the muzzle in his mouth, discharged the weapon.  Wilson had been complaining of illness.
He is survived by his widow and eight children.
  July 20
Keyser Tribune, August 9, 1912
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted July 19, 2010



WILSON, George G.

FROSTBURG — George G. Wilson, 53, of 167 South Water Street, was dead on arrival yesterday at Frostburg Community Hospital. A native of Carlos, he was a son of the late Richard and Susanne (Adams) Wilson. He was a Board of Education employe at Vocational-Technical Center, a member of Trinity Assembly of God Church, Midlothian, and LOOM Lodge 348, Frostburg. A veteran of World War II, he was a member of Farrady Post 24, American Legion, and Henry Hart VFW Post 1411. Surviving are his widow, Eleanor (Bean) Wilson; two sons, George Wilson and Thomas Wilson, Cumberland; a daughter, Mrs. Sandra Llewellyn, Lonaconing; two stepchildren, Edward Bean, LaVale, and Mrs. Carole Lemmert, here; five sisters, Mrs. Sarah Morgan, Mrs. Thomas Miller, Carlos; Mrs. John Shpup, Mrs. Velma Baines, Cresaptown, and Mrs. Marie Ziler, National; a brother, Richard Wilson, Fairgo, and seven grandchildren. The body is at the Durst Funeral Home, where friends will be received from 2 until 4 and 7 until 9 p.m.
The Cumberland News, June 4, 1977
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted September 15, 2012



 

WILSON, George Richard

George Richard "Deacon" Wilson 80, died Monday, Dec. 4, 2006 at St. Vincent de Paul Nursing Center. Born May 31, 1926 in Frostburg, he was the son of the late Herman C. Wilson and Mae (Thomas) Wilson.  He was also preceded in death by one brother Robert C. Wilson. Mr. Wilson was retired from Plumbers and Steamfitters Local 489.  He was a U.S. Navy Veteran of World War II and served in the Atlantic and Pacific Theatres.  He was a past member of the Frostburg Elks 470 and the Maplehurst Country Club. Mr. Wilson enjoyed spending time with his friends. Surviving are one sister, Betty Long, Mass.; one son Steven R. Wilson, and wife Cherie, Frostburg; one daughter Linda W. Kirkwood and husband Bruce, Frostburg; three grandchildren, Karen Wilson, Robbie Wilson, Kendall D. Kirkwood; and one sister-in-law, Tess Wilson, Frostburg. At his request, Mr. Wilson will be cremated.  Interment will be in Rocky Gap Veterans Cemetery.  Services will be private.
Cumberland Times-News,
(Courtesy of Phyllis Rosley)
Posted June 23, 2010


 


 


Mrs. Geraldine Rose Wilson Wilson

WILSON, Mrs. Geraldine Rose Wilson

Mrs. Geraldine Rose Wilson, 79, of 804 Greene Street, died yesterday. Born in Cumnberland, she was a daughter of the late Lewis F. and Mary Ann (Burnett) Wilson.  She was a member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church. Her husband, Eli Wilson, preceded her in death. Surviving is one sister, Mrs. Justine Birdsall, Cumberland. The body is at the Silcox Funeral Residence where friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.
A requiem mass will be celebrated Thursday at 9 a.m. at St. Patrick's Catholic Church.  Burial will be in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery. The Rosary will be recited at the funeral home at 8:30 p.m. today.
Wednesday, March 16, 1966, Cumberland News
(Courtesy of Ruth Sprowls/transcribed by Genie Ragan)
Posted June 2, 2010


WILSON, Mrs. Gladys L. McKenzie

Mrs. Gladys Wilson, 24 years of age, wife of William Wilson, Ridgeley, W. Va., died suddenly yesterday at her home, from an attack of the heart. Mrs. Wilson is also survived by four children and her parents. The funeral will be Sunday afternoon at 1 o'clock at Cresaptown, with interment there.
Cumberland Evening Times, December 11, 1925
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted June 21, 2013


WILSON, Mrs. Gladys L. McKenzie
 
The funeral of Mrs. Gladys L. Wilson, aged 24, wife of W. W. Wilson, Ridgeley, W. Va., who died suddenly Thursday, December 10, took place Sunday afternoon at Cresaptown. Services were conducted by Rev. Chas. W. Fink in the Cresaptown M. E. Church. Burial was made in the church cemetery. Mrs. Wilson was a Miss McKenzie prior to her marriage. She was a daughter of T. J. McKenzie, Westernport, Md. Besides her husband, she is survived by one brother, Malcolm McKenzie, California, and two sisters, Mrs. Beryl Lease, Pinto, Md., and Mrs. Marie McClellan, Ridgeley, W. Va.
Cumberland Evening Times, December 15, 1925
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted June 21, 2013



 

WILSON, Mrs. Goldie A. Troutman

Mrs. Goldie A. Wilson, 45, of 630 Braddock Avenue, died yesterday at Sacred Heart Hospital, where she had been admitted Saturday. Born at Deal, Pa., she was a daughter of the late William A. and Cecelia A. (Winebrenner) Troutman. She was a member of Centre Street United Methodist Church. Surviving are her husband, Melvin 0. Wilson; a son, Dennis A. Steele, at home; two sisters, Mrs. Frances Winebrenner, Frostburg, and Mrs. Mary Snyder, Newcomerstown, Ohio. The body will be at the George Funeral Home, where friends will be received today from 7 until 9 p.m. and tomorrow from 2 until 4 and 7 until 9 p.m. Services will be conducted Friday at 2 p.m. at the funeral home with the Rev. Lester K. Welch officiating. Interment will be in Frostburg Memorial Park.
The Cumberland Evening Times, September 10, 1975
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted December 5, 2010


 



 

WILSON, Herman C.

Mr. Wilson was the adopted son of the late Dr. and Mrs. George Wilson of Eckhart, and a son of the late William and Edith (Filsinger) Linnenbrogger. He was a native of Eckhart and his wife, Mrs. May (Thomas) Wilson, preceded him in death. Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Robert Long, New York City; two sons, Robert and George Wilson, both of Frostburg; three brothers, Adolph Linnenbrogger, Washington; Arthur Linnenbrogger, Eckhart; William Linnenbrogger, Cumberland; and three sisters, Mrs. Emma Green, Philadelphia; Mrs. Irene Shephard, Cleveland; and Mrs. Marie Wilson, Hagerstown. Mr. Wilson was a member of St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church. Mr. Wilson's body is at the Durst Funeral Home, Frostburg, where services will be conducted tomorrow at 2 p.m. by Rev. Kenneth E. Morelock, pastor of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, there. Interment will be in Frostburg Memorial Park.
[killed in the Allegany Ballistics explosion in Mineral Co., WV.]  See full story here  Calamity Strikes!
The Cumberland Evening Times, May 24, 1961
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted April 17, 2011


 

WILSON, Isaac, Sr.

Isaac Wilson Laid to Rest
Isaac Wilson, Sr., who died Sunday evening, at his home in Black Valley, near Flintstone, was lovingly laid by the side of his wife in the family (Aunt Cassie's) burying ground, on Murley's Branch, at two o'clock yesterday afternoon. The funeral sermon was preached in the M. K. church, South, in Flintstone, by Rev. Finkbiner of the Lutheran church—text Psalms 62 chapter, 8th verse. The pall-bearers were: Meshack Browning, Lawson Bennett, Alford Willison, Geo. W. Robinette, Ervin Browning, Henry Lashley. Mr. Wilson was largely connected, was a prosperous farmer and was the soul of honesty and a courteous dignified gentleman of the old school. His age was 70 years, 1 month and eight days.
Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Wednesday, January 10, 1894 - pg 6, col 1
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted October 9, 2010



 

WILSON, Jacob

Frostburg, Md. Dec. 27
Mr. Jacob Wilson, one of the oldest and most respected citizens of Garrett county, died at his home on Tuesday evening after a short illness from heart failure and general debility.  The deceased was 72 years of age and is survived by several grown children residing in that locality.  The funeral took place Thursday afternoon at 2? Church, near Johnson's where the services were conducted by Rev. J. B. Bupman? of Grace M. E. Chruch.  Interment was made in the cemetery near Johnson's, the funeral being largely attended.  The floral offerings were very handsome and numerous.  The deceased gentleman was well known here, having been a frequent business visitor for many years.
Cumberland Evening Times; Friday, 27 December 1907
~Genie
Posted December 29, 2010


 



 

WILSON, James

Martinsburg W Va, Dec 20-  Running from a premature blast at the National limestone quarry near here yesterday afternoon, James Wilson was killed and Noah Rankins was fatally injured. In getting away from the explosion the men were caught underneath a truck loaded with stone. Both were crushed. Wilson dying within an hour after reaching a local hospital. Rankins cannot recover. Wilson, aged 36, leaves a widow and three small children.
Keyser Tribune, January 3, 1913
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted August 20, 2010


 



 

WILSON, James

James Wilson was killed last Friday evening while walking along the public road near Rockville, W. Va., near Kingwood, by being struck by a limb that fell from a tree on the roadside. He was struck on the side of the head and face. Wilson was employed on the construction work of the Rockville Dam and had just finished his day's work and started for home. He was the son of the late William Wilson, who died a few years ago.
Mineral Daily News, August 1, 1913
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted October 9, 2010


WILSON, Mrs. Jemima

Mrs Jemima Wilson, aged 82 years, died yesterday morning at 7:00, at the residence of her daughter, Mrs. William Lashley, 165 Maryland Avenue.  Deceased has been in failing health for the past year and her death has been expected.
Mrs. Wilson was the widow of the late James Wilson, of Flintstone, this county, who died about 24 years ago.  Mrs. Wilson was the mother of two children.
Charles Wilson, who has been dead about 4 years, and Mrs. William Lashly, with whom she made her home for some time previously to her death, and eight grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.  Deceased was possessed of considerable property at Flintstone, including the popular Mineral Springs there.  The funeral will take place tomorrow morning.–
Cumb News of 1st
Keyser Tribune, July 12, 1912
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted July 19, 2010

 




WILSON, John

ELK GARDEN NEWS - Our community was greatly shocked over the sudden death of one of its citizens last week. John Wilson, who resided on Shady Side, died Sat, Feb 3, 1912, of acute indigestion. He was born in Scotland in 1873. When he came to this country he resided principally on George's Creek. He married Miss Kate Mullen, of Elk Garden, in 1893. He came here about four years ago and was employed in the mines by the Davis Coal and Coke Co. He was a loyal member of the Knights of Pythias, belonging to Anchor Lodge, No 111 of Midland Md. Elk Lodge, No 44, of this place, took charge of the funeral. They presented a beautiful wreath in the name of the order. The deceased was in the thirty-ninth year, and leaves to mourn their loss a wife, two daughters, Annie and Elizabeth, and two sons, James and William; one sister, Mrs. Robert Rogers, of Grafton; three brothers William, of Iowa and Thomas and Isaac, of Oregon. The funeral left here Tues. morning for Frostburg where interment was made in the Alleghany cemetery. His lodge met the funeral on it's arrival at Midland, Md. The K of P's that went with the funeral from this place were undertaker, W W Kight and pallbearers, Earl Duling, F C Patton, David Schwinabart, John Burke, John Tice, Ed Winning.
Keyser Tribune, February 9, 1912
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted July 29, 2010



WILSON, Mrs. Judie

Mrs. Judie Wilson, widow of Joshua Wilson, of Flintstone, died yesterday morning at 5 o'clock at the home of her son, Amon C. Wilson, Geothe Street, aged 82 years. She was also the mother of Conda Wilson, proprietor of the old Tremont Hotel.
Cumberland News of 15th.
Keyser Tribune, October 25, 1912
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted August 1, 2010


WILSON, Mrs. Kathleen Williams

Kathleen Wilson, 89, a lifelong resident of Tunnelton, died Monday, May 4, 1996, at Enterprise. She was born January 26, 1907, in Preston County, daughter of the late William B. and Ida Shaffer Williams. She was a homemaker and a lifelong member of Snider United Methodist Church. She attended Camp Chapel United Methodist Church. She is survived by three sons, Robert H. Wilson of Clarksburg, Jack R. Wilson Sr. of Independence, and Wayne D. Wilson of Farmington, PA; two sisters, Mrs. Mildred Snyder and Mrs. Ethel Montgomery, both of Tunnelton; nine grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Cecil L. Wilson, on May 18, 1990; four brothers, a sister, a grandchild and a great-grandchild. Friends may call at Browning Funeral Home, Kingwood, from 49 p.m. Wednesday and 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursday, May 9, time of service, with the Rev. Sam Cale officiating. Burial will be in Preston Memorial Gardens, Kingwood.
Preston County Journal; Kingwood, WV; May 8, 1996
(Courtesy of Mary Myers Teets)
Posted July 23, 2011



WILSON, Mrs. Kathleen F. McKenzie
 
SHAFT - Mrs. Kathleen F. Wilson, 63, of here, died Saturday at Sacred Heart Hospital. Born at Lord, she was a daughter of the late Samuel McKenzie and Emma (Croft) McKenzie. She was a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church. Surviving are her husband, Paul T. Wilson; two sons, P. Daniel Wilson, Cumberland; and Michael D. Wilson, Severna Park; one sister, Miss Iona McKenzie, Washington, D.C.; two brothers, Robert Wilson, here; and Samuel Wilson, Frostburg; two half-sisters, Mrs. Bonnie Delaney and Mrs. Virgie Carney, both Detroit, Mich.; two half-brothers, Charles McKenzie, Grahamtown; and Gilbert Beeman, Frostburg. Private visitation will be held at 1 p.m. Monday at Sowers Funeral Home. Private services will be conducted there 2 p.m. Monday by Msgr. John L. Reinsfelder. Interment will be in Mt. Zion Cemetery. The family asks that memorials be directed to the hospice unit at Sacred Heart Hospital. Pallbearers will be Phil Beeman, Frank Peretti, John Rowley, James Wilson, John Wilson and Kenneth Burt.
The Cumberland Evening Times, October 28, 1985
[brothers' surnames should be McKenzie, not Wilson]
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted March 10, 2012




WILSON, Mrs. Lillie Blocher

Frostburg, Jan. 14 — The funeral of Mrs. Lillie Wilson, aged 54, wife of Charles Wilson, who died Tuesday night following a protracted illness, was held Friday afternoon from the home, East Man street. Rev. Walter V. Simon, pastor of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, of which Mrs. Wilson was an active member, officiated. The funeral was largely attended by friends and relatives from this place and Garrett county, where she formerly resided. Burial was in the Johnson cemetery, Garrett county. The pall bearers were Edwin Harden, Lloyd Wade, Paul Wade, Oscar Knieriem, Verus Workman, Grant McKenzie, and Clyde Moore; flower bearers, nephews of Mrs. Wilson, were Carl Whitaker, Jerome Whitaker, Willard Blocker, George Wilson, James Minnick and Daniel Wilson.
The Cumberland Sunday Times, January 15, 1933
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted March 18, 2011



 

WILSON, Mrs. Mary M. Selders, nee Tasker

Mrs. Mary M. Selders Wilson, aged 54, died Tuesday evening, March 13, about 6:30 o'clock at the home of John M. Miller at Accident. She was born at Mt. Lake Park, a daughter of James W. and Elinor Shrout Tasker, and had lived a number of years at Oakland. She was twice married, her first husband being the late Henry Selders.  She later married William Wilson. Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Hilda Rogers, San Fancisco, California; three grandchildren, one sister, Mrs. Sarah Wilson, Oakland; three brothers, Victor Tasker, Baltimore; Noah Tasker, Indian Rocks, WV; William M. Tasker, Oakland; and one stepson, Earl Selders, Oakland. Funeral services were conducted Friday afternoon at two o'clock from the Bolden Funeral Home in Oakland with the Rev. H. O. Teagarden officiating. Interment was in the Oakland Cemetery. 
(hand dated 3-20-1951)
(Courtesy of Charles Harvey)
Posted July 10, 2009


WILSON, Mrs. Marymae Miller

FROSTBURG - Marymae M. Wilson, 84, of Frostburg, died Saturday, October 4, 2003, at Beverly Health Center, Meyersdale, PA. Born April 4, 1919 in Accident, she was the daughter of the late John and Della (Friend) Miller. She also was preceded in death by her husband, John J. Wilson, Sr., two brothers: John Miller and Ellwood Miller; one sister, Ruth Bittinger; two brothers-in-law: James Wilson and Paul Wilson; and two sisters-in-law: Alyce Rowley and Kathleen Wilson. Surviving are one son, John Wilson and wife Diana, Eckhart; one daughter, Veronica Cooper and husband Gerry, Germantown; two grandsons, Clinton and Benjamin Wilson; three sisters-in-law: Mary Peretti and husband Francis, Frostburg; Jane Miller, Oakland; Wanda Wilson, Frostburg, and Virginia Wilson, Shaft. Mrs. Wilson was a member of Zion Lutheran Church, Accident. She was retired from Sears Roebuck and Co., and was a volunteer at Beall Elementary Chapter I Program. Friends will be received at the Sowers Funeral Home, P. A., 60 W. Main St., Frostburg, on Monday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p. m. Services will be conducted at the Zion Lutheran Church, Accident, on Tuesday, October 7, 2003, at 11:00 A. M with The Rev. Wilfred Karsten officiating. Interment will be in Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Accident. 
Saturday, October 4, 2003 Sowers Funeral Home, Frostburg, Maryland
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso) 
Posted February 15, 2014


 

WILSON, Mrs. Matilda Agnes Twigg

Mrs. Matilda Agnes Wilson, 71, widow of Argyle T. Wilson, died yesterday afternoon at her home near Fllntstone, following a lingering illness. A native of Town Creek, Mrs. Wilson had resided near Fllntstone for 15 years. She was a member of the Flintstone Methodist Church.
She was a daughter of the late Jacob and Louise Harrwood Twigg.  Her husband died in 1920. Surviving are 11 children: Mrs. Lottie Bell, Chicago; Mrs. F. M. Volk, Pittsville, Md.; Mrs. Howard Dale, Baltimore; Mrs, Rutherford Hartley, Oldtown; Mrs. George Willison, Flintstone; Mrs. Marie Hartung, at home; Wilbert M. Wilson, Baltimore; Martin.S. Wilson, Oldtown; and Thomas A., Alvie D., and Jacob M. Wilson, all of Cumberland. Also surviving are one brother, Charles M. Twigg, and one sister, Mrs. Alice alderton, both of Cumberland; one step-daughter, Mrs. Emory Hartley, Oldtown; 22 grandchildren and six great grandchildren.

3 December 1940, Cumberland Evening Times
(Courtesy of Ruth Sprowls)
Posted November 26, 2009


WILSON, Mrs. Maude Mitter
 
WESTERNPORT - Mrs. Maude Wilson, 75, of 129 Wood Street, died Tuesday at Potomac Valley Hospital, Keyser, where she had been a patient three weeks. A native of Bloomington, she was a daughter of the late Lewis E. and Annie (Barrick) Mitter. Her husband, Florian Wilson, preceded her in death. Mrs. Wilson was a member of the United Methodist Church of Westernport. Survivors include two sons, Robert Wilson, of here, and Donald Wilson, Baltimore; two daughters, Mrs. Lester Chaney and Mrs. Myron Reynolds, both of here; two brothers, Lewis Mitter and Howard Mitter, both of Piedmont; three sisters, Mrs. Margaret Knott, Westernport; Mrs. Lucy Randall, Cumberland, and Mrs. Clyde Davis, Westernport; eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. The body is at the Boal Funeral Home where friends will be received from 2 to 4 p. m and 7 to 9 p. m. Services will be conducted there tomorrow at 1 p. m. by Rev. Wesley Baker, pastor of the United Methodist Church of Westernport, and Rev. Sumner Sawyers, pastor of Trinity United Methodist Church of Piedmont. Interment will be in Philos Cemetery.
Cumberland News, November 7, 1968
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted April 5, 2013


 

 

Mrs. Nina J. Askin Wilson

WILSON, Mrs. Nina J. Askin

Mrs. Melvin O. Wilson
Mrs. Nina J. Wilson, 49, of 433 Bond Street, died today in Memorial Hospital where she was admitted one week ago. A native of Poke County, Ky., she was the daughter of Mrs. Virginia (Campbell) Askin and was formerly employed in the sponge stores department of Amcelle Plant of Celanese Fibers Corporation.  She was a member of Grace Baptist Church. Surviving are her husband Melvin O. Wilson, and one son, John O. Wilson, at home. The body is at the Kight Funeral Home where friends will be received today from 7 to 9 p.m. and tomorrow from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.

Cumberland Evening Times, June 1, 1967
(Courtesy of Dave Gracie)
Posted July 17, 2009



 

WILSON, Mr. O. M.

Mr O. M. Wilson, died at his home, Wilson Station, Garrett Co, Md., early Wednesday morning, March 6, 1912, aged about 38 years. He had never married. He will be buried in the family cemetery near his home tomorrow, Saturday. Mr Wilson was a son of the late Jonathan Wilson and a brother to Mr. Charles M. Wilson, who died at Kitzmiller Md, about one month ago.
Mrs. H. C. Homan, of this county, is a sister.

Keyser Tribune, Friday, March 8, 1912
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted July 29, 2010


WILSON, Paul T.
 
FROSTBURG - Paul T. Wilson, 79, of Frostburg, died Monday, August 11, 2003 at Sacred Heart Hospital. He was a recent resident of St. Vincent de Paul Nursing Home. Born March 5, 1924 in Frostburg, he was the son of the late Catherine (Hoban) Wilson and John Wilson. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Kathleen (McKenzie) Wilson; one grandson, Paul Wilson, Jr.; three brothers, Vernon, John, and James, and one sister, Alyce Rowley. Mr. Wilson served in World War II in the Pacific Area from November 4, 1943 to Dec. 19, 1945. He was a corporal in the U.S. Marine Corp. He fought in battles against the enemy at Saipan, Tarawa, Tinian and Okinawa. He was wounded in action and received the Purple Heart, Certificate of Satisfactory-Good Conduct Medal and the Rifle Sharpshooter Medal. He worked at the Celanese and retired from Kelly Springfield Tire Co. after 36 years of service. He was a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church and American Legion Post #24. Surviving are his wife of thirteen years, Virginia (Lewis) Thomas Wilson; three sons, P.D. "Dan" Wilson and wife Gail, Cumberland; Mike Wilson and wife Carole, Severna Park; Edward Lee Thomas and wife Vicki, Frostburg; four daughters: Brenda Skidmore and husband Tom, Midlothian; Cindy Dugan, Frostburg; Beverley Crawford and husband Joseph, Shaft; and Marsha Eichhorn, Frostburg; 12 grandchildren: Patrick N. Wilson and wife Denise, Michael S. and Patrick M. Wilson; Tom Skidmore and wife Bobbi, Keith Skidmore and wife Lisa, Lisa Marie Skidmore, Lauri Crowe and husband  Denny; Eddie "Bud" Thomas, Casey, Joey and David "Teddy" Crawford, and Ashley Eichhorn; seven great-grandchildren: Katie and Paul Wilson; Tyler and Hunter Crowe; Luke, Dalton and Alex Skidmore; one sister, Mary Peretti and husband Francis, Frostburg; 2 brothers-in-law, Robert McKenzie and wife Gladys, Shaft, Roy Lewis and wife Mary, Corriganville; three sisters-in-law, Marymae Wilson, Frostburg; Wanda Wilson, Frostburg; and Bonnie Delaney, Detroit, MI; four nephews: Robert, John and James Rowley, and John Wilson; and one niece, Veronica Cooper. Friends will be received at the Sowers Funeral Home, P.A., 60 W. Main St., Frostburg, Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p. m. Services will be conducted at the funeral home on Wednesday at 11:00 a. m. with Msgr. Robert S. Passarelli officiating. Interment will be in Mt. Zion Methodist Cemetery. Members of Farrady Post 24 Honor Guard will accord military honors at the grave. Pallbearers will be Patrick N. Wilson, Michael S. Wilson, Patrick M. Wilson, Joe Crawford, Alan Eichhorn and John Wilson. 
Monday, August 11, 2003; Sowers Funeral Home, Frostburg, Maryland
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso) 
Posted February 15, 2014 

WILSON, Mrs. Regina E. Burkey

"Mrs. Robert Wilson-Mrs. Regina E. Wilson, 75, of 357 National Highway, LaVale, died yesterday at Sacred Heart Hospital where she had been a patient several days. Born at Corriganville, she was a daughter of the late Augustus and Rose (Mattingly) Burkey. Mrs. Wilson was twice married and both her husbands, Robert E. Wilson and John J. Connelly, preceded her in death. She was a member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church and the Sodality of the church. Surviving are four sons, John E. Connelly, Joseph B. Connelly and Charles G. Connelly, all of Cleveland, and Robert F. Wilson, California; four daughters, Mrs. William Huber, Cleveland; Miss Rose Connelly, Washington; Mrs. Leon Glencoe, Warner Robins, Ga.; and Mrs. Edward Dressman, LaVale; two sisters, Mrs. Margaret Blake, and Mrs. Rose Logsdon, both of this city, 25 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. A Requiem Mass will be celebrated Wednesday at 9 a.m. at St. Patrick's Church. Burial will be in the parish cemetery."
"Cumberland Times" Cumberland, Maryland, Mon 3 Apr 1961
(Courtesy of Shawn McGreevy)
Posted March 7, 2010


WILSON, Russell, Sr.

Worker Dies At Luke Plant
A 58-year-old Westernport man dropped dead this morning while at work at the Luke plant of the West Virginia Pulp and Paper Company. The deceased was identified as Russell Wilson Sr., of Walnut Street Extended in Westernport. Co-workers said Mr. Wilson "keeled over" while mixing cement at the plant. He was pronounced dead when examined at the plant's dispensary by Dr. Robert W. Bess, plant physician. He had been employed at the plant since 1946 records revealed.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., September 17, 1954 - pg 19, col 6
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted December 27, 2009



 

WILSON, Mrs. Sarah

The funeral services of Mrs. Sarah Wilson, who died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Bruce Yokum, at Beverly, were held on Monday at the residence. Mrs. Wilson died Saturday, April 6. She was 68 years of age and has been ill for a year or more. Interment in Old Baptist Cemetery, near Arnold Hill. Mrs. Wilson was the widow of the late D. L. Wilson, of Moorefield, W. VA.
Elkins Inter Mountain of 9th.
Keyser Tribune, April 12, 1912
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted August 14, 2010



 

WILSON, Mrs. Sarah Fletcher

Mrs. Sarah Wilson, aged about 70 years, was found dead in her bed at her home at Rush, this county, yesterday morning. She was the mother of Policeman Henry Clay Wilson, who resides at Rush. Mrs. Andrew Brotemarkle, at Rush, is a daughter. Mrs. Wilson was a kind, generous lady, having many friends. Her maiden name was Fletcher. Mrs. Wilson was reared on Clear Ridge. D. W. Snyder, Paca Street, editor of the Cumberland Alleganian is a cousin.
-Cumb News of 12th.
Keyser Tribune, November 15, 1912
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted August 8, 2010

 


 

WILSON, Mrs. Sarah F. Tasker

Died Aug., 11, 1980       
MRS M. NAY WILSON - Mrs. Sarah F. Wilson, 78, Oakland, died Monday at Church Memorial Hospital, Baltimore.  Born July 10, 1902, near Oakland, she was a daughter of the late James W. Tasker and Eleanor J. (Shrout) Tasker.  Her husband, M. Nay Wilson, preceded her in death.  Mrs. Wilson was a member of the Mountain Top Seventh Day Adventist Church.  Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Evan Trickett, McHenry, and Mrs. Cindy Dodge, Terra Alta, W. Va.; three sons, Carl Wilson, Oakland; James Wilson, Aliquippa, Pa., and Richard Wilson, Baltimore; 14 grandchildren; 5 great-grand-children and one great-great-grandchild.  Friends will be received at the Stewart Funeral Home today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.  Services will be conducted tomorrow at 2 p.m. in the funeral home by Pastor Don Byard. Interment will be In Pleasant Valley Cemetery.
Source:  Her obituary, Genealogy of the Harvey Family of Garrett County, Md. by Marshall G. Brown.
(Courtesy of Charles Harvey)
Posted July 10, 2009
 



 

WILSON, Susan Hinebaugh

Susan (Hinebaugh) Wilson, 68, Palm Bay, Fla., and formerly of Friendsville, died Tuesday, June 29, 1993, at her residence. Born July 14, 1924, at Selbysport, she was a daughter of the late Donald and Grace (Lowdermilk) Hinebaugh. She was also preceded in death by one sister and two brothers. Mrs. Wilson moved to Palm Bay from Stafford, Va., eight years ago. She was a member of the Sand Spring Church of God, Friendsville, and was a homemaker. She had served in the U.S. Army Women's Corps  during World War II. She assisted with the Meals on Wheels program in Florida and worked with the Nursery Ministry and Bible Study Fellowship at Covenant Presbyterian Church, Palm Bay.  Mrs. Wilson was a volunteer at Brevard Performing Arts Center, was active in the Palm Bay Senior Center, and the Tuesday Senior Mixed Bowling League at Brevard Bowling Center. Survivors include her husband, John F. Wilson; three daughters, Paula Wilson Holmes, Charlotte, N.C.; Deborah Jane Wilson, Tacoma, Wash.; Roxanne Wilson Pierson, Seattle, Wash.; one brother, Merle Hinebaugh, Friendsville; two sisters, Loretta Zirkle, Stafford, Va.; Lucille Bradshaw, Richmond, Va.; and four grandchildren. A service will be conducted Saturday at 11 a.m. at the Sand Spring Church of God with the Rev: Dana Umbel officiating. Interment will be in the Sand Spring Cemetery, Friendsville.  The family will receive friends prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions be directed to the Covenant Presbyterian Christian School, 720 Emerson Road, NE, Palm Bay, FL 32907
The Republican; Oakland, Garrett County, MD; July 1, 1993
(Courtesy of Mary Teets)
Posted June 13, 2010



WILSON, Mrs. Susanna Adams

Frostburg, Feb. 19 - Mrs. Susanna (Adams) Wilson, 60, wife of Richard Wilson, Carlos, died Saturday morning at Miners Hospital, where she had been a patient since Monday. She was a member of the Carlos Methodist Church, and a lifelong resident. Besides her husband, she is survived by six daughters: Mrs. Peter Zilers and Mrs. James Zilers, National; Mrs. John Shoup, Cumberland; Mrs. Melvin Beeman, Gilmore; Mrs. William Morgan, and Mrs. Thomas Miller, Carlos; two sons, Richard Wilson, Jr., Cumberland, and George, at home. She had 18 grandchildren. She was a sister of Mrs. David Fatkin, Mrs. George Stevens and William Adams, Carlos; Mrs. William Walker and George Adams, Wright's Crossing; Steven Adams, Frostburg, and Thomas Adams, Mt. Savage.
The Cumberland Sunday Times, February 20, 1944
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted September 15, 2012


WILSON, Thomas

Midland News
Death of Thomas Wilson.
Victim of Railroad Accident
Mr. Thomas Wilson  who was badly injured near Ocean Store on Monday afternoon by being run over by a coal train and having both legs cut off, died yesterday morning from the effects of the injuries received. He was more than eighty years old and had it not been for this there might have been more chance of recovery. It is not known as yet when or where the funeral will take place.
Cumberland Evening News August 15, 1906
(Courtesy of Theresa Swanson)
Posted November 4, 2009


WILSON, Thomas

The remains of Mr. Thomas Wilson passed through here on Tuesday evening. They were taken to the home of his son in Westernport and will be laid to rest at the new Catholic cemetery of that place.
Cumberland Evening News August 16, 1906
(Courtesy of Theresa Swanson)
Posted November 4, 2009


WILSON, Mrs. Viola Barnes
 
FROSTBURG - Viola B. Wilson, 94, of 11105 Upper Georges Creek Road, SW, Frostburg, died Saturday, August 30, 2003, at her home. Born October 14, 1908, in Carlos, she was the daughter of the late Steven and Miriam (Steele) Barnes. She also was preceded in death by her husband, William P. Wilson, one daughter, Phyllis Ruszala and two sons, Richard E. Wilson and Theodore Wilson. Surviving her five sons: William P. Wilson, Jr., Cleveland, OH; James Donald Wilson, and wife Maxine, Cleveland, OH; Ronald G. Wilson, Frostburg; Keith Wilson and wife Nancy, Cleveland, OH; and Donald Wilson, San Francisco, CA; three daughters: Shirley Zumpano and husband Jerry, Frostburg; Marlene Puckett, Cleveland, OH; and Sharon Wilson and husband Ronald, Midland; 35 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Friends will be received at the Sowers Funeral Home, P. A., 60 W. Main St., Frostburg, on Monday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p. m. Funeral services will be conducted at the funeral home on Tuesday at 1:00 p. m. with The Rev. J. Richard Greene officiating. Interment will be in Frostburg Memorial Park. Pallbearers will be Lee, Nathan, Aaron and James Wilson, Milton Jones, Jr., Milton Jones, Frankie Ruszala and Pat Ruszala. Memorial contributions may be directed to Home Hospice of Allegany County, c/o Sacred Heart Hospital, 900 Seton Drive, Cumberland, MD 21502. 
Saturday, August 30, 2003; Sowers Funeral Home, Frostburg, Maryland
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted February 15, 2014


WILSON, William

Mr. William Wilson died at the home of Mr. Wm Cook, near the Fountain, last Tuesday, of Dropsy, and was buried at the Cabin Run Cemetery Wednesday afternoon, the funeral services were conducted by Father O'Hara. Mr Williams was about (?60) years old.
Keyser Tribune, December 8, 1911
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted July 29, 2010


 



 

WILSON, William A.

William A. Wilson, a native of Flintstone, this county, died Thursday at McDonaldton, Somerset county, Pa., where he was in charge of the supply department of a mining company. Death came from Bright's disease, after an illness of one year. Mr. Wilson was a Knight of Pythias. He is survived by his mother, Mrs. Annie E. Wilson, 16 Fulton St., this city, and the following brothers and sisters, John F. and Herbert W. Wilson, this city, and Mrs. Hannah Hardman, South Cumberland; Mrs. Frank Valentine, Evitts Creek; Mrs. Emma Ward, Dan's Run, and Mrs. Gertrude Kenney, Williamsport, Pa. The funeral will take place tomorrow afternoon at 2 o'clock at Berlin, Pa, and will be in charge of the Knights of Pythias. Mr. Wilson's mother has been at his home at McDonaldton for several weeks.
Cumb News of 27th
Keyser Tribune, April 26, 1912
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted August 14, 2010


 


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