CAMERON, Archibald
Death of Archie Cameron
Archie Cameron, one of the Scotch pioneers of Lonaconing, passed to his eternal rest at 12:30 yesterday.  Mr Cameron fell off the Detmold trestle two weeks [ago] and sustained severe internal injuries.  About a week ago, pneumonia set in and the old man succumbed despite the best medical skill and tenderest nursing.  Archibald Cameron was born Tolcross, Lanarkshire, Scotland, September 1, 1836.  He was married in Scotland and came to this country in 1866, bringing with him, his wife and two children.  He settled in Lonaconing and for 45 years lived in the house in which he died.  He was a coal miner in Scotland and when he arrived here went to work in the Detmold mine where his uncle, Douglas Love, was superintendent.  It will be remembered that Douglas Love was killed by Mollie McGuires in 1868.   (Unreadable) was committee only a (Unreadable) from where Mr Cameron (Unreadable) died.  (Three sentences are unreadable) ???? John, (unreadable), William.  Mrs  Aldridge, Carlos, Mrs George Kulitz, Mrs Hugh Stafford, Mrs James Watson and 19 grandchildren.  He was a member of the Free Gardners of Lonaconing, Lodge No 85 I.O.O.F.  The funeral will take place (Unreadable).  Religious services will be conducted at the house by the Rev A C Thompson and interment will be made in Oak Hill cemetery.  Mr Cameron's wife died six years ago and he will be buried beside her.
Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Wednesday, November 13, 1907 - pg 5, col 2
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted January 18, 2014

CAMERON, Archibald
Funeral of Archibald Cameron
The funeral of Archibald Cameron took place from his residence in Detmold this afternoon at 2:30 o'clock.  Funeral Services were conducted at the house by the Rev A C Thompson, assisted by the choir of the Presbyterian Church.  The local lodge of the Odd Fellows had charge of the funeral.  Interment was made in Oak Hill cemetery.
Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Thursday, November 14, 1907 - pg 2, col 3
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted January 18, 2014 

CAMERON, Mrs. Emma A. Moffett
Lonaconing - Mrs Emma A Cameron, 72, of here, widow of William A Cameron, died today in Memorial Hospital, Cumberland.  She was born in Pekin the daughter of Robert and Martha (Himmelwright) Moffett.  She is survived by three sons; Arch Cameron and Raymond Cameron, both of Lonaconing and Robert Cameron of Cumberland: two daughters, Mrs Martha Jeffries and Mrs Milton Fairgrieves, both of Lonaconing: five brothers, Richard Moffett, William Moffett, David Moffett, Andrew Moffett, all of Lonaconing and John Moffett, of Cumberland: three sisters, Mrs Raymond Messmer, Cumberland; Mrs Carrie Bean, Barton and Mrs Loretta Dodds, Lonaconing; 11 grandchildren and three great grandchildren.  The body will be at the Eichhorn Funeral home tomorrow.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany co, Md., Thursday, September 3, 1959 - pg 15, col 2
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted January 24, 2014

John Cameron, 76, Bedford Road, formerly of Lonaconing, died at his home yesterday from an illness of two weeks.  He was a member of the Rising Son Lodge Knights of Pythias, Lonaconing.  Surviving are his widow, Mrs Lena (McElfish) Cameron, a son, John; two daughters, Mrs Henry Nichols and Mrs George Gunter, both of Cumberland; three sisters, Mrs John Aldridge, Mt Savage; Mrs Hugh Stafford, Lonaconing and Mrs James Watson, Morgantown, W Va; three brothers, Robert, James and William, all of Lonaconing and eight grandchildren.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Saturday, July 9, 1938 - pg 2, col 2
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted January 18, 2014

Name: John Wilbur Cameron, 79, of Cumberland, MD
Parents: John Cameron and Lena Mae (McElfish) Cameron
DOB: November 16, 1923, Cumberland, MD
DOD: Sunday, February 2, 2003, at his residence
Military: United States Naval Veteran of World War II, serving from 1942-1945
Spouse: Eva Catherine (Roman) Cameron
Predeceased by: parents
Survived by: wife; children, Debbie J. Chambers and her husband Jerry, LaVale, MD; J.J. Cameron and his wife Sheila, Mount Savage, MD
Burial: Wednesday, February 5, 2003, Zion Memorial Park, Cumberland, MD

Source: Adams Family Funeral Home, Cumberland, MD
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted December 6, 2014

CAMERON, Marvin G.
FROSTBURG - Marvin G. Cameron, 39, Carlos, died last night in West Virginia Medical Center, Morgantown, W. Va., where he had been a patient two weeks. Born in Lonaconing, he was the son of Mrs. Edna (Staup) Cameron and the late Arch Cameron. Mr. Cameron was a member of Carlos United Methodist Church and employed at the Springfield Tire Company warehouse. He was a member of Local 26, United Rubber Workers. Surviving, in addition to his mother, are his widow, Mrs. Nettie (Winebrenner) Cameron; one son, William Cameron, Carlos; two daughters, Mrs. Helen Weddle, Carlos; Miss Barbara Cameron, at home; one brother, Gordon Cameron, Nikep. Friends will be received at the Durst Funeral Home tomorrow from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.
The Cumberland Evening Times, September 30, 1976
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted May 19, 2012


CAMLIN, Alexander Dalzell

SCOTTDALE, Jan. 7 — Alexander Dalzell Camlin, 69 years old, died suddenly at 9:15 o'clock Sunday night in the Columbia Hospital, Wilkinsburg, of a heart attack. Mr. Camlin had been a patient in the hospital for one week suffering with pneumnoia. He resided at 804 Whitney avenue, Wilkinsburg. A son of the late Mr. and Mrs. John Camlin, pioneer residents of Scottdale, he spent his early years here. For 48 years he had been employed by the Pennsylvania Railroad as freight agent, his last place being at East Liberty. For a time he was agent at the local office. He had been retired recently. Mr. Camlin's wife was the late Grace Highberger. Surviving are a son Calvert and four brothers and a sister: William J. Camlin, editor of the Scottdale Independent-Observer, Walter B. and James H. Camlin of Scottdale, Hobert H. Camlin of Cambridge, Ohio, and Mrs. E. L. Halston of Murraysville. Mr. Camlin was a Mason and a member of the Second United Presbyterian Church at Wilkinsburg, of which he also was a trustee. The funeral service will be held at 2 o'clock Wednesday afternoon at the home, in charge of Rev. A. D. McConnell, pastor of the Second United Presbyterian Church, Wilkinsburg. Burial will be made in Homewood Cemetery. Friends will be received at the home.
January 7, 1941, The Daily Courier, Connellsville
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)

CAMLIN, Edwin W.

Edwin W. Camlin Sr., 87, of Uniontown, Pa., died Sunday, February 20, 2000, at Uniontown Hospital. He was born October 18, 1912, in Scottdale, Pa., son of James Camlin and Ida May Dawager Camlin. Mr. Camlin was a member of Grace Chapel Presbyterian Church in High House, Pa., member and past President of the Hopwood Lions Club Life, and also a member of the Fayette County Retired Teachers Association. His wife, Martha Franks Camlin; his brothers George and Paul Camlin, and his parents are deceased. He is survived by one son, Edwin Camlin Jr. and wife, Toni, of Edmonds, Oklahoma; one brother, James Camlin Jr. of Scottdale, Pa.; one sister, Donna Petenbrink of Scottdale; and one grandchild, Ann Maria Camlin. Friends will be received in the ANDREW D. FERGUSON FUNERAL HOME INC., 80 Morgantown Street, Uniontown, Pa., today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. and Friday, February 25, until 11 a.m., the hour of service with the Rev. Douglas Esslinger-Hileman officiating. Interment will follow in Jacobs Lutheran Cemetery.
abt Sunday, February 20, 2000; No newspaper name given - Pennsylvania Obituaries web site
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted April 3, 2013


CAMLIN, Mrs. Ida Mae Dannecker

Mrs. Ida Mae Camlin, 80, of 11 High St., Scottdale, died at 2 a.m. today at Frick Community Hospital, Mount Pleasant, following an extended illness. She was born Feb. 1, 1893, in Everson, a daughter of the late George and Aerie May Chambers Dannecker. She and her late husband, James H. Camlin, operated the former Scottdale Wallpaper and Paint Store. She retired in 1963. She was a member of Calvin United Presbyterian Church of Scottdale, a life member of the Ladies Missionary Society and a charter member of the Berean Bible Class. Surviving are four sons, Edwin Walter and George D. of Uniontown and James S. and Paul D. of Scottdale; a daughter, Mrs. Paul (Donna June) Petenbrink of Scottdale; nine grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; a brother, Walter Dannecker of Everson, and a sister, Mrs. Cash (Minnie) Ruth of Scottdale. She was predeceased by her husband Aug. 13, 1957.
August 23, 1973, The Daily Courier, Connellsville
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)



CAMLIN, James H.

Scottdale - James H. Camlin, 70, of 11 High Street, died at 12:40 o'clock this morning at his home after an extended illness. He was born August 15, 1886, in Scottdale, a son of the late John and Margaret Dalzell Camlin. A prominent Scottdale businessman for many years, he had operated the Scottdale Wallpaper and Paint Store as a partner with his brother, Walter B., for 17 years. He was a member of the First United Presbyterian Church of Scottdale. Surviving are his widow, Mae Dannecker Camlin; four sons, Edwin of Uniontown, James, Jr. of Scottdale, George of Uniontown, and Paul of Scottdale; a daughter, Mrs. Paul (Donna June) Petenbrink, of Scottdale; seven grandchildren, and two brothers, Walter B. of Scottdale and Robert H. of East Greenwich, New York. The body will be at the Murphy Funeral Home this evening.
August 13, 1957, The Daily Courier, Connellsville
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)



Paul D. Camlin, 64, of 921 N. Hickory St., Scottdale, died Tuesday, April 28, 1992, at his residence. He was born Oct. 10, 1927, in Scottdale, a son of the late James H. and Ida Mae Dannecker Camlin. Before retiring in 1983, he was employed for 36 years by U.S. Steel, Irwin Works. He was a 1947 graduate of the former Scottdale Joint High School. He was a World War II veteran, having served in the U.S. Navy. He was a member of the Calvin United Presbyterian Church, Scottdale, and was a past Sunday School superintendent and elder. He was also a member of the Marion Lodge F&AM 562, Scottdale, and the Uniontown Lodge of Perfection. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Eleanore Jean Hough Camlin, on Dec. 19, 1957; and a brother, George D. Camlin. He is survived by his wife, Dolores "Dolly'' Isenberg Camlin; a daughter, Cynthia Camlin-Skebeck of Duncansville, Pa.; three sons, Dr. Dennis P. of Greensburg, Mark E. of Everson, and Eric W. Camlin of Scottdale; two brothers, James S. of Scottdale and Edwin W. Camlin of Uniontown; a sister, Mrs. Paul (Donna June) Petenbrink of Scottdale; and two grandchildren.
April 29, 1992, online Tribune-Review
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)


CAMLIN, William J.

SCOTTDALE — William J. Camlin, 87, of 610 Market St , died at 3:30 o'clock this morning at his home after a prolonged illness. He was born Aug. 26, 1869, in Allegheny County, [PA] a son of the late John and Margaret Dalzell Camlin. In Sept. 1883 he began working as a printer's apprentice with the Scottdale Tribune and later worked for the Scottdale Independent. He went to Pittsburgh in 1888 and worked for newspapers there. Later he worked for the Uniontown Daily News and Brownsville Clipper. In 1897 he returned to Scottdale and had been connected since then, with the Scottdale Independent, later the Independent Observer. He retired in 1950 as editor of that paper. He was a member of the United Presbyterian Church and had been an elder since 1907. Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Nannie M. Camlin: four sons, Harold of Scottdale, Robert of Croydon, Don of Elmhurst, Illinois, and Ed of Ambridge; 13 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and three brothers, Robert H. of East Greenwich, N. Y., and Walter and James of Scottdale. The body has been taken to the Murphy funeral home.
February 7, 1957, The Daily Courier, Connellsville
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)



WINCHESTER, VA - John W. Cammer, 84, retired businessman here, died Wednesday in Winchester Memorial Hospital where he had been a patient since Sunday following a stroke. He was born in Hampshire County, WV, August 27, 1867, the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Cammer. He married the former Miss Lavenia Lichliter, who did three years ago. Services and interment took place today in Winchester.
(Typeset for Lavenia's surname is not clear)
Cumberland Evening Times, April 6, 1951
(Courtesy of Pat Thompson)
Posted August 12, 2009


CAMP, Martin P.

Martin P. Camp, 86 years old, died at his home at Short Gap, W. Va., yesterday. Funeral services will be held at 2:30 o'clock Friday afternoon with burial at Frankfort, the Rev. Dolan of the Methodist Protestant Church officiating. Besides Mrs. Camp, the following children survive: Mrs. C. C. Wetzel, Springfield, W. Va.; W. H. Camp, Akron, O.; Cloyd Camp, at home; Mrs. Jacob Fisher, Clarksburg; Earl Camp, Vandergrift, Pa.; Arnold Camp, O. R. Camp, Elgin, Neb.; Roy Camp and William Camp, Vandergrift, Pa.; Miss Flora Camp, at home.
The Cumberland Evening Times, August 7, 1930
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted June 22, 2009


CAMPBELL, Mrs. Alice Guard

Mrs. Alice (Guard) Campbell, 86, died yesterday afternoon at the home of a daughter, Mrs. Mary Clites, RD 1, Hyndman. A native of Guard, Md., she was a daughter of the late Newton and Delilah (Kemp) Guard. She was the widow of Robert Campbell and held membership in the Methodist Church. Mrs. Campbell is survived by nine children, Mrs. Blanche Evans, city; Mrs. Alice Lowery, Ellerslie; Mrs. Loretta Emerick, Fairhope, Pa.; Mrs. Mary Clites, Mrs. Florence Fichtner, and Mrs. Pansy Stair, all of RD 1, Hyndman; Fred Campbell, Buffalo Mills; Melville Campbell, Youngstown, Ohio, and Mark Campbell, city; a sister, Mrs. Effie Fike, of Accident; 32 grandchildren, 52 great - grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild. The body is at the Zeigler Funeral Home in Hyndman where services will be held Tuesday at 2 p. m. with Rev. B. F. Hartman, pastor of the Ellerslie Methodist Church. Interment will be in Hyndman Cemetery.
The Cumberland Sunday Times, August 31, 1958
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)



Newburg, W. Va., April 21 - Funeral services were held this afternoon for Burr Campbell, 42, who died suddenly Saturday morning in his hotel room in Cumberland, Md. Rev. E. F. K. Roof, pastor of Trinity Lutheran Church, officiated, and interment was in Knights of Pythias Cemetery. The son of George and Isabel Dean Campbell, much of his life had been spent in Newburg. He married Miss Mabel Horchler, of Newburg. He was a veteran of the first World War. He had been a locomotive fireman with the Baltimore and Ohio railroad for nearly 25 years. He had completed his run from Grafton to Cumberland late Friday, and had gone to his room in that city to spend the night when he was stricken. He was thought to have suffered a heart attack. Surviving in addition to his widow are his parents, one daughter Annabelle, at home, and the following sisters: Mrs. R. Doyne Halbritter, Kingwood; Mrs. Clifford Carrico, Rowlesburg, and Mrs. Goldie Fromhart, Newburg.  
The Cumberland Evening Times, April 21, 1941   
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)



Carl M. Campbell, 63, formerly of Ellerslie, died December 23 at his home in McKees Rock, Pa. He was a son of Alice (Guard) Campbell, Ellerslie, and the late Robert G. Campbell. Besides his mother, he is survived by his widow, Mrs. Bertha (Lowery) Campbell; six sisters, Mrs. Blanche Evans, Cumberland; Mrs. Florence Feichtner and Mrs. Pansy Stair, both of Hyndman, and Mrs. Loretta Emerick, Fairhope, and Mrs. Alice Lowery, Ellerslie, and three brothers, Mark Campbell, Cumberland: Frederick Campbell, Buffalo Mills, Pa., and Melville Campbell, Youngstown, Ohio.
The Cumberland Evening Times, December 30, 1957
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)

CAMPBELL, Daughter of Charles

There was quite a sad accident occurred on Piedmont Hill on Sat about noon in which one girl was killed and several others badly injured. The accident occurred while a crowd of young colored people were coasting down Child's avenue and ran into a delivery wagon, breaking the neck of Charles Campbell's daughter, aged about sixteen years, also breaking three ribs and an arm for a boy and injuring several others pretty badly.

Keyser Tribune, January 26, 1912
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted July 24, 2010


CAMPBELL, Delbert H.

Phillipi[sic]-Delbert H. Campbell, laborer in a saw mill here, was missed Tuesday and today was found in the city reservoir. His body was not decomposed, as the weather had been cold. He was intoxicated on Monday night and left the place where he was staying without coat or hat. About 1 o'clock he called at a residence and asked the way to South Phillipi. It is supposed that he wandered on a hill and fell in the reservoir.
Keyser Tribune November 14, 1913
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted October 23, 2010


CAMPBELL, Mrs. Ellen Jane Lybarger

Mrs. Ellen Jane Lybarger Campbell, 88, of Mount Pleasant, R. D. 4, died Sunday at the Frick Community Hospital, Mount Pleasant. She was born on June 15, 1888, a daughter of the late Jacob and Sarah Younkin Lybarger. She was a member of the United Methodist Church of Mount Pleasant and of the Mount Pleasant VFW Auxiliary. She is survived by a son, George E. Campbell of Struthers, Ohio; five daughters, Mrs. Alfred (Laura) Brown of Clifford, Mich., Mrs. John (Edna) Evans of South Connellsville, Mrs. William (Sarah) Rowan of Uniontown, Mrs. William (Lena) Gorton of Mount Pleasant, R. D. 4, and Mrs. Charles (Wilma) Richter of Normalville, R. D. 1; a sister, Emma Eaches of Hubbard, Ohio; 18 grandchildren and 30 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, George W. Campbell, in 1954; two sisters, Ulna C. Reese and Amanda Gisbert; and by three brothers, George, Nelson and Henry.
Tuesday, September 28, 1976, The Daily Courier, Connellsville, PA
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted June 28, 2009


CAMPBELL, Mrs. Elizabeth Logsdon

Frostburg, October 14 - Mrs. Elizabeth L. Campbell, 76, widow of James A. Campbell, Eckhart, died Saturday night, after a lingering illness. She is survived by two sons, John Campbell, Detroit, and James Campbell, Mt. Savage, and a daughter, Mrs. Lena Smouse, at home. She was a sister of James Logsdon, Eckhart. She had seven grandchildren.
The Cumberland Evening Times, October 14, 1940
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted June 28, 2009


Died at Hospital
George Campbell, colored, aged about 49, died this morning about 1 o'clock at the Western Maryland Hospital. Mr Campbell formerly lived in Cleveland, Ohio, but came here about six weeks ago and entered the hospital having been affected with heart trouble. The body was taken in charge by Undertaker Butler and will probably be buried tomorrow.
Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Wednesday, January 30, 1907 - pg 8, col 3
Find A Grave Memorial# 125775435
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted May 14, 2016



BERKELEY SPRINGS WV, OCT 8 - Rev. H. C. V. Campbell died at his home here, at 1 o'clock yesterday, at the age of 59 years. He is survived by his widow, who was Miss Flora Siler, daughter of the late John T Siler, and three children, Dorothea, Hugh and Harry Campbell.
Keyser Tribune, October 11, 1912
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted July 30, 2010

CAMPBELL, Mrs. Ida Wahnetta Hott

Westernport, Md. - Ida (Hott) Campbell, 89, daughter of the late Grover C and Sadie Ann Snyder Hott, entered into this world through birth on May 27th, 1920 in Kirby, WV; exited this life through the door of death Friday January 8, 2010 at WMRHC Cumberland, MD after major surgery; entering into eternal life in heaven through gates of pearl and welcomed by her Savior Jesus Christ and those that knew Him. Shortly after she was born, her family moved to Westernport, MD where she resided during her lifetime and married Stanley S Campbell in August 1950. She had many talents working as a beautician/hair dresser, seamstress, sales clerk, bobbin winder at the Celanese and cake decorator at McIntyre's Bakery. She 'retired' from there to raise her family. She has three daughters who survive her, Sharon Ann Ohler of Cumberland, MD, Carolyn Sue Campbell Schoppert (Louie) of Keyser, WV, and Donna Joy Campbell of Oakland, MD. She has three grandchilden that she loved and prayed for daily, Valary Ohler, of Ashburn, VA, Phylip Ohler and wife Jessica of Pinto, MD, and Jayson Ohler and wife Jeannie of Roanoke VA, and a great grandchild expected in August. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her five brothers Stanley, John, Wilbur "Doe", Leo and Elmer "Pete" Hott; four sisters, Audrey Marvelis, Salemia Walker, Julia Mae Linkswiler and Mary Alice Poland. She was the last member of her immediate family. Mrs. Campbell was a homemaker. She was a life long member of Christ Memorial Baptist Church, Westernport, where she taught Sunday school for many years. She was also a member of the Ruth Molden Bible Class at the church. The family will receive friends at the Boal Funeral Home, Westernport, on Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. A funeral service will be conducted at Christ Memorial Baptist Church on Wednesday at 11:00 a.m., with Rev. Steffan Carr and Pastor Bill Carr officiating. Interment will be in Philos Cemetery, Westernport. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be directed to the Christ Memorial Baptist Church, Roosevelt St, Westernport, MD.
Mineral Daily News-Tribune (WV) - January 11, 2010
(Courtesy of Charles Riend)
Posted October 12, 2015


MEYERSDALE, Feb. 18 — James S. Campbell, 69, veteran police officer, died Saturday morning at his home in North street after a month's illness. He had served as policeman since 1914 and at one time was president of the volunteer fire company. Surviving are three daughters, Mrs. Irvin Clapper, with whom he resided; Mrs. Jesse W. Tressler of Jennerstown, and Mrs. Eugene H. Barnhart of Acosta; one son, James of Bethlehem; two brothers, Louis of Seattle, Wash., and William of Scotland, and nine grandchildren. The funeral service was held Monday afternoon.
The Daily Courier, Connellsville, February 18, 1941
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)


CAMPBELL, John Lester

CRESAPTOWN — John Lester Campbell, 65, of Scenic View Street, SW, Cresaptown, died Sunday, May 9, 2004, at Sacred Heart Hospital. Born on Aug. 21, 1938, in Cumberland, he was the son of the late Paul B. Campbell and Helen (Brown) Campbell. He was preceded in death by his wife, A. Christine Campbell, on Jan. 22, 2004. Mr. Campbell was retired from Sheet Metal Workers Union Local 100, and he was an U.S. Army veteran. He was a former fire chief with the LaVale Volunteer Fire Co. Surviving are two stepdaughters, Jacqueline Dicken and husband Mike, Cresaptown, and Kimberly Alamong, Winchester, Va.; three step grandchildren, Dennis Blauch, Chasity Dicken and Jasmine Dicken; two brothers, George Campbell, Cumberland, and Gerald Campbell, LaVale; and several nieces and nephews. There will be no visitations. His body was cremated. A memorial service will be conducted at the Durst Funeral Home, P.A., 57 Frost Ave., Frostburg, on Wednesday at 11 a.m. with the Rev. George M. Harpold officiating.
May 11, 2004, Cumberland Times-News
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted April 3, 2013



John W Campbell, 58 years old, former employee of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, but of recent years in the dairy business in Pittsburgh, died in that city Sunday night, according to word received here today.  His body will be brought to his home, 138 W Third St; Cumberland tonight.  Beside his wife, Mrs Martha L Campbell, he is survived by the following children: Mrs Harry Deter, Miss Catherine Campbell and Marvin, John, Cleo, LeRoy and Clifton Campbell.  Before coming to Cumberland, Mr Campbell lived in Midland and Elk Garden.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Monday, November 7, 1927 - pg 7, col 2
Find A Grave Memorial# 90171466
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted April 29, 2015


Name: Lane A. Campbell, Sr.
Parents: William J. Campbell and Mary (Bromell) Campbell
DOB: March 18, 1922, in Nottingham, PA
DOD: Friday, March 30, 2007
Military: U. S. Army Veteran of WW II, serving in Italy, France, and Germany; recipient of the Purple Heart and other awards
Spouse: Mary Jeanette (Turk) Campbell, whom he married September 6, 1946
Predeceased by: parents
Survived by: daughter, Mary V. Campbell, Cumberland, MD; son, Lane A. Campbell, Jr., Cresaptown, MD
Burial: St. Michael’s Cemetery, Frostburg, MD

Source: Sowers Funeral Home, Frostburg, MD
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted June 14, 2014

CAMPBELL, Mrs. Mabel Horchler

Mrs. Mabel Horchler Cambell, 74, of Rt. 2, Newburg, died Saturday night in the Preston Memorial Hospital. She was born June 3, 1899 at Austin a daughter of the late Fredrick William and Anna Brain Horchler. She was a life long resident of Newburg, a member of the Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, and a member of the Degree of Honor Lodge No. 44. She received her education in Fairmont and was the retired postmaster of Newburg. Survivors include one daughter Mrs. Robert (Annabelle) Cornwell of Newburg; two grandchildren; one brother Albert L. Horchler of Fairmont and one sister Mrs. Mary H. Annan of Fairmont. She was preceded in death by her husband, Burr Cambell, in 1941.
The Post, Morgantown, West Virginia, Monday, June 4, 1973
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)

CAMPBELL, Mrs. Margaret G. Grahame

Mount Savage - Margaret G. Campbell, 83, of Main Street, died Sunday, April 4, 1993 at home. Born Nov. 12, 1909 in Mount Savage, she was the daughter of the late John Colin Grahame and Margaret C. (Malloy) Grahame. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Joseph E. Campbell in 1966. Mrs. Campbell was a former Allegany County school teacher having retired from Penn Avenue School. She was a member of St. Patricks Catholic Church, the Church Sodality, Court Theresa 557 Catholic Daughters of America, President of Ancient Order of Hibernians Local Chapter Division 7, National, State, and Allegany County Retired Teachers Associations, A.A.R.P., and the Mount Savage Senior Citizens. Survivors include three daughters, Mary C. Hostetler, LaVale, Ann F. Warne, Frostburg and Joan Campbell, Morantown; one brother, John Rockwell Grahame, Fife Lake, Mich.; one sister, Dorothy Barth, Mount Savage; eight grandchildren, Scott Hostetler. Kelly Hostetler, Lorie Warne, Michael Warne, Julie Warne, Dawn O'Neal, Jaime O'Neal, and Kristi O'Neal; and numerous nieces and nephews. Friends will be received at the Durst Funeral Home, Frostburg, Monday from 7 to 9 and Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Wednesday at 10 a.m. at St. Patrick's Catholic Church by the Rev. Edward Hendricks. Interment will be at the Parish Cemetery. A Christian Wake Service will be held on Tuesday at 3:30 p.m. in the funeral home.
The Cumberland Times-News, April 5, 1993
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted November 10, 2012

CAMPBELL, Mrs. Margaret M. Adams

MIDLAND — Mrs. Margaret M. Campbell, 56, of here, died yesterday at Sacred Heart Hospital, Cumberland. A native of Frostburg, she was a daughter of Mrs. Anne (Johnston) Adams and the late David P. Adams. Her first husband, George (Peanuts) Hersick, preceded her in death. Mrs. Campbell was a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church and sodality and the Ladies Auxiliary of the Midland Volunteer Fire Department and American Legion. Surviving, in addition to her mother, are her husband, Edwin Campbell; four daughters, Mrs. Patricia Atkinson, here; Mrs. Margaret Snyder, Frostburg; Mrs. Susan Crawford, Lonaconing; Miss Mary Hersick, at home; four sons: Michael Hersick and James Hersick, both of here; two step-sons, Edward Campbell,and Vernon E. Campbell, both of here; two sisters, Mrs. Ruby Speir, Arlington, Va.;Mrs. Nancy Muir, Frostburg; four brothers, Harry Adams, Grantsville; William Adams,Mt. Savage; David Adams and James Adams, both of Frostburg; and 10 grandchildren. Friends will be received at the Eichhorn Funeral Home, Lonaconing, from 7 to 9 p.m.today and tomorrow from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Mass of the Christian Burial will be celebrated at 9:30 a. m. Friday in St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Midland. Interment will be in St. Joseph's Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Denny Hamilton, Robert Turner, Don Parker, Harry Devlin, Dick Atkinson and Floyd Durst. The family requests expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to the American Cancer Society. The rosary will be recited at the funeral home at 7:30 p.m. tomorrow.
The Cumberland News, May 22, 1975
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)


CAMPBELL, Mrs. Mary Catherine Firl

DAVIS — Mrs. Mary Catherine Campbell, 45, wife of Charles Campbell, died Friday at her home in Conway, Pa. A native of Davis, she was a daughter, of Ira and Roxey (Koontz) Firl. Mrs. Campbell was a member of Dailey Brown Council 37, Daughters of America, of Rosemont. Surviving, besides her husband and parents, are two sons, Ronald Harkovich and Robert Campbell, both at home; four brothers, Lester Firl, Davis; Ira Firl Jr., Ambridge, Pa.; Hester Firl, Hubbard, Ohio, and Gilbert Firl, Salinas, Kan., and two sisters, Mrs. Nellie Shupp, Parsons, and Mrs. Vera Brown, Hubbard. The body is at the home of her brother, Lester Firl. Services will be conducted tomorrow at 1 p. m. at Thomas Presbyterian Church by Rey. A. B. Mann and interment will be in the IOOF Cemetery at Rosemont where graveside services will be conducted by Dailey Brown Council, D. of A.
The Cumberland Sunday Times, April 22, 1956
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)

Name: Mary Jeanette Campbell, age 85
Parents: Anthony and Lavina (Porter) Turk
DOB: April 27, 1922, in Eckhart, MD
DOD: Sunday, July 1, 2007
Spouse: Lane A. Campbell, Sr., husband of 60 years
Predeceased by: parents; husband, who died March 30, 2007; sisters, Jeraldine Lavin; her infant twin sister, Josephine Turk
Survived by: daughter, Mary V. Campbell, Cumberland, MD; son, Lane A. Campbell, Jr., Cresaptown, MD; sisters, Darlene Frye and husband Bill, Frostburg, MD; Marie Spiker and husband, Joe, Frostburg, MD
Burial: July 5, 2007, St. Michael’s Cemetery, Frostburg, MD

Source: Sowers Funeral Home, Frostburg, MD
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted June 14, 2014

CAMPBELL, Melville

Melville Campbell, 67 years old, husband of Mrs. Alice [Guard] Campbell, died last night at his home in Ellerslie. Besides his wife, Mr. Campbell is survived by four sons - Carl N., Frederick, Melville Jr., and Mark Campbell; and six daughters, Mrs. Harvey Evans, Mrs. Dalton Fichtner, Mrs. Albert Clites, Mrs. Clifton Emerick, and the misses Pansy and Alice Campbell. The body will be taken to Hyndman, Pa., for burial.
The Cumberland Evening Times, March 24, 1926
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)

CAMPBELL, Mrs. Nannie MacDonald

Piedmont - Mrs. Nannie M. Campbell, 93, or 99 East Hampshire Street, Piedmont, died Friday at Donahue Manor Nursing Home, Bedford, Pa., where she had been a patient the past 10 years. Born in Barton, she was the daughter of the late William and Jennie (Boal) MacDonald. Her husband, Thomas D. Campbell, preceded her in death. She was a member of Piedmont Presbyterian Church. Mrs. Campbell was president of the Campbell Coal Company and was a 50 year member of Bethlehem Chapter 14 Order of the Easter[?Eastern?] Star. She was a member of Garrett County Historical Society, the Green Glade Culb at Swanton, and Piedmont Women's Club. She also was a charter member of the Barton Alumni Association and was a former Allegany County school teacher. Friends will be received at the Boal Funeral Home, where a service will be conducted today at 1 p.m.  Rev. Andrew Guilick will officiate and interment will be in Philos Cemetery.
The Cumberland News, Cumberland, MD.; Monday, May 17, 1976, Page 4, Col. 7
(Courtesy of Charles Riend/transcribed by Genie)
Posted October 4, 2015

CAMPBELL, Mrs. Robert

KITZMILLER MD -   Mrs Robert Campbell died at the home of her daughter, Mrs A L Lee, on Friday morning at 11 o'clock. She had been in poor health for some months, but her death came at an unexpected moment, as she was able to be up and around the house at the time of her death. The doctor in attendance pronounced her death due to heart trouble. The funeral services were conducted at the home of Mr and Mrs Lee on Monday morning at 10 o'clock, by Rev L C Messick, pastor of the United Brethern Church at this place. Interment took place at the old homestead in the family cemetery. She is survived by the following children: Mrs Margaret Bray, of Swanton Md; Mrs A L Lee, Mrs Mary Rhodes, Miss Alice, Joseph, Robert and James, of this place, and Benjamin of Deer Park.
Keyser Tribune, September 16, 1912
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted July 28, 2010

CAMPBELL, Robert Elwood

BUFFALO MILLS, Pa. — Robert Elwood Campbell, 87, of Buffalo Mills, went to be with the Lord Monday, Feb. 28, 2011, at Altoona Regional Hospital. He was born Dec. 3, 1923, in Hyndman, a son of the late Fred M. and Stella Mae (Deneen) Campbell. He was also preceded in death by his wife of 60 years, Dorothy A. (Elbin) Campbell in 2007; a grandson, Sean E. Campbell in 1991; and a sister, Ethel Lafferty. He is survived by nine children, Robert R. Campbell and wife Alice (Mearkle) of Buffalo Mills; Laura E. Shaffer and husband Lawrence of Hyndman; William C. Campbell and wife Diane (Shaffer) of Buffalo Mills; Vanessa G. Shaffer and husband Ronald of Manns Choice; Fred R. Campbell and wife Jennifer (Hinish) of Clayton, N.C.; Gay D. Twigg and husband James Jr. of Buffalo Mills; Faith J. Price and husband Donald Jr. of Bedford; Irma J. Miller and husband Paul of Brockway; and Nancy K. Lafferty and husband Dale of Buffalo Mills; 26 grandchildren, Angie, Robert Jr., Shannon, Sean, Anne, Ruth, Michelle, Becky, Jessica, Ronnie, Jennifer, Amanda, Clint, Missy, Jimmy, Amber, Travis, Autumn, Donnie, Tyler, Trista, Brandy, Josh, Ryan, Krystal and Stephen; 32 great-grandchildren, Cody, Mikala, Alexa, Kiara, Cole, Laken, Shayla, Britney, Logan, Jaylyn, McKinly, Kia, Mikala, Alyssa, Juliana, Stella, Nevaeh, Macie, Anna, Alyssa, Kendra, Andrea, Olivia, Carter, Freddie, Madison, Miley, Harley, Landon, Addison, Mikala and Haleigh; one great-great-grand-daughter, Natalie; brothers, Glenn Campbell, Clyde Campbell, Earl Campbell and Donald Campbell; sisters, Mabel Burkett, Elizabeth Stuby, Dorothy Turner, Rosalee Stahlman and Mildred Miller, all of Hyndman. Mr. Campbell was a U.S. Army veteran serving in World War II in the Cavalry in Germany and France. Robert retired from the Kelly Springfield Tire Company after 32 years. He was a member of the Buffalo Mills United Methodist Church. He was a loving husband and grandfather. He enjoyed gardening, watching the Steelers and Pirates, spending time with all of his grandchildren and the children at his daughter Faith’s daycare. Friends will be received at the Harvey H. Zeigler Funeral Home, Inc., 169 Clarence St., Hyndman, on Wednesday from 3 to 8 p.m. and on Thursday from 10 to 11 a.m. A funeral service will be conducted at the funeral home on Thursday at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Mark Griffith officiating. Burial will follow at Pleasant Ridge Cemetery, Juniata Township, Bedford County, with military honors by the Fort Bedford Honor Guard. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Buffalo Mills United Methodist Church, c/o Richard Barkley, 5804 Diehl Road, Manns Choice, PA 15550.
Cumberland Times-News, March 2, 2011
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted April 3, 2013



Last Rites Held for Thomas Campbell
Frostburg May 31 - Funeral service for Thomas Campbell, 58, Wood St, were held from the St Michael's Church Monday morning.  Rev Jos A Weber, assistant pastor, celebrated low mass and delivered the funeral sermon. Interment was in St Michael's cemetery.  The pallbearers were: Wesley Blocher, Joseph Grimm, Harry Dishong, Frank Powers, Joseph McGraw and Thomas Condon.  Mr Campbell, a native of Eckhart, has been a resident of Frostburg 30 years.  He is survived by his wife, Jennie Walsh Campbell; two sons, James and Earl; one brother, William Campbell, Cumberland, and the following sisters: Mrs Thomas Martin, Mrs Charles Owens, National; Mrs John Andrews, Cumberland; Mrs Berman Harding, Meyersdale and Mrs Edward Lewis, Cresaptown.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Wednesday, May 31, 1933 - pg 2, col 7
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted April 10, 2015



Special Dispatch to The Post
Piedmont, W. Va., April 16 - Funeral sevices will be held tomorrow for Thomas D. CAmpbell 58, for 11 years mayor of Piedmont. Masonic rites will be observe. Mr. Campbell was a past master of Allegany Lodge, of Barton, Md., where he was born. The Rev. F. Paul Harris, pastor of the Methodist Episcopal Church of Barton, will officiate, assisted by the Rev. Alfred W. Eppard, pastor of the Presbyterian Church here, of which Mr. Campbell was an elder. Interment will be at Philos Cemetery, Westernport, Md. Mr. Campbell was president of the Campbell & Laurel Valley Coal Companies and the Piedmont Grocery Co. He was a director in the Liberty Trust Co. of Cumberland, Md.; Citizens National Bank, Westernport, Md.; First National Bank, Piedmont, and First National Bank, Barton. He was an active Republican and served for four years as president of the Mineral County Court. He operated two grocery stores in Piedmont and one at Westernport. Surviving are his widow, the former Miss Jennie (?her obituary says Nannie) MacDonald, and five brothers, John Campbell, Washington, D. C.; Joseph Campbell, Akron, Ohio; James Campbell, Westernport; Dr. W. D. Campbell, Hagerstown, Md. and Dr. George D. Campbell, Lonaconing, Md. His father, the late James Campbell, served in the Union Army. He was a member of the Maryland House of Delegates several terms and filled Federal positions in Baltimore and Washington.
The Washington Post, Washington, D. C.; Wednesday, April 17, 1935,  Page 11, Col. 1
(Courtesy of Charles Riend/transcribed by Genie)
Posted October 4, 2015


Walter W. Vincent Campbell, 60, of Meyersdale, formerly of Greensburg, died Wednesday in Meyersdale Community Hospital. He was born April 27, 1896, at Tarentum, a son of the late John and Mary Pfaff Campbell. Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Louise Hostetler Campbell; a son, Vincent W.; two sisters, Mrs. Roy Evans of New Kensington and Mrs. James McKee of Greensburg, and two brothers, Roy of Long Beach, Calif., and Harry of Pittsburgh.
The Daily Courier, Connellsville, January 12, 1957
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)


CAMPBELL, William Graham

William Graham Campbell, 69, of 11 Frederick St, died last night at Miners' Hospital, Frostburg, where he had been a patient since July 13.  Born in Elk Garden, he was the son of the late Thomas and Jean (White) Campbell. A retired insurance agent he was a member of Trinity Methodist Church, a life member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles 245, and a veteran of World War I.  He is survived by two sisters, Mrs. Jane Harding, Meyersdale, I and Mrs. Clara Lewis, Cresaptown.  The body is at the Hafer 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.  A service will be conducted in the funeral home at 1p. m. Saturday by Rev. Louis Emerick, pastor of Trinity Methodist Church.  Burial will be in Frostburg Memorial Park
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Thursday, July 30, 1964 - pg 20, col 3
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted April 25, 2015


CAMPBELL, Mrs. William

DAVIS NEWS - Mrs. Wm Campbell died of consumption at her home on Blackwater Avenue Wednesday afternoon. She had been suffering from the disease for the last three years and was confined to her bed for the last five weeks. She leaves a husband. Funeral from the house Friday afternoon.
Keyser Tribune, October 18, 1912
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted July 30, 2010

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