Fayette County Genealogy Project
Abstracts from Newspaper Obituary Scrapbook
kept by Mrs. Andrew Moser, Uniontown, PA
Contributed by Dawne Temple
Note that the newspaper names are
not listed and I do not know what they are.
Chambers, James Thomas 10-9-1875,
8-11-1896, son of Jos. of Dunkard Ave.
McDowell, Capt. Wm. A. d. 1-18-1897 at 5:20 age 69 m.
5-21-1873 Clara Patterson of John and Ella Vandyke Patterson of Peru
Mills, Juniata Co. Pa. Surv: His wife, Annie Winona, Robt. Wm.
McDowell. Brothers and sisters: Albert G., Miss Sarah Ann, Lenia J. He
was born Allewville (sp?), Mifflin Co., Pa. July 28, 1828, came to
Fayette Co. with his father in 1844.
Lewellen, Mrs. Lewis C. of California Pa. d. 7-28 (no year given), dau.
of John Hague of Old Frame. Surv: By husband and four children
Hatfield, Wm. S.-d. 2-8-1892 in Uniontown, buried Brownsville, Pa. born
10-28-1842 Redstone Twp. only son of late Hon. Wm. Hatfield, wife was
Mary E. Lenhart, surv. by Wm. C., Lenord (sp?) L., George L.,
Elizabeth, Mary his wife died number years ago.
Pierson, Mrs. John, died 2-6-1897 age 33, bu. Pleasant View Cem. C. P.
Church, surv. by husband and four children
Duvall, L. G., resided Woods Run found in Monongahela River
on Jan. 11, surv. by widow and 7 children. disappeared Wed.
Lynch, Mrs. Wm. E. (Callie dau Mrs. Jane K. Lemmon of No. Union Twp.)
d. 1-10-1897 aged 42
Dutton, Agnes, Miss, Uniontown, d. 12-30-1896 age 84 born 9-9-1813 dau.
of Jacob and Mary McClean Dutton, maternal grandfather James McClean, a
bro. of Col. Alex, surveyor and 1st register of Fayette Co. joined
Presbyterian Church 8-12-1836; brother Andrew Dutton deceased.
Alton, Cornelia, widow of W. B. d. home of son in law Jackson Coffman
German Twp. 10-23, aged about 80 left several children, buried Church
Rutter, George W. b. 3-25-1803, Baltimore Md. bur. Oak Grove, d.
1-9-1897 (next word is illegible) Thomas, & Elizabeth (Asquith)
Rutter who were m. in 1800, Thos. d. 1819 his wife some years ? came to
Uniontown 12-1824, Geo. m. Mary Beeson 12-24-1826 she died 6-1-1893
Surv: George, Hansom?, Skiles, and John T. (last named deceased)
Hewitt, Katie, dau. Mrs. and Mrs. Danl. d. Fri. 10-9-1896 of dysentery.
Prentice, Thomas, Uniontown bur. Oak
Grove, d. 2-20-1897 born 11-1826 in Uniontown m. 6-3-1863 to Elizabeth
dau. Nathaniel Brownfield. Surv: Wife and Walter L., Minnie wf. Jno. G.
Barbour, Lizzie wf. Harry Whel, Nettie-Thomas Andrew d. 5-5-1890 two
deceased bros. Henry, Andrew, one dec'd sister, Jane wf. Wm. Cooper and
Isabella widow of Jno. Crossland
Smith, Rebecca nee Hadden relict of John T., Georges Twp., bur. Tent
Cem. d. Dunbar Twp. 11-27-1896 in 85th year. Surv: sister m. Alexander
Deyarson, nephew Brown Hadden of Fayette Springs and 3 children, T.
Hervey of Dunbar, Prof. F. Boyden of Calif., Mrs. D. K. Moser Geo. Twp.
Semans (?, very smudged, this is a best guess), Mrs. Mary Jane Sutton,
Baptist. Bur. Oak Grove, b. 8-15-1835 d. 2-17-1897 in Uniontown, wife
of Francis, dau of Harvey and Martha Sutton, gr dau of John, m.
3-9-1854; Surv: by husband, and chil; Geo. W., postmaster
Harvey, Isaac W. Hustead, Semans Co.--Thomas B., Francis
M.-Bros-Sisters, Isaac Sutton of Noble Co., Ohio, Mrs. Hannah Frazee,
Mrs. Margaret Trader, 4 deceased
Page, David of Perryopolis, Methodist. 11-26-1896 at McKeesport,
unmarried left 1 bro. 3 sisters.
Gray, Sylvanus T.-Uniontown bur. Gray Cemetery, Grays Landing d.
10-29-1896 age 53. son of Wm Gray of Greene Co. Surv: by wife and 5
chil:Dr. J. R. S Minor, Wm. St. T. Jr. Mertie; one sister Mrs.
Blackshire of Baltimore. Note: Punctuation is as written.
Dean, Mrs. Sarah J. widow of John, Farmington d. 12-14, at home of
Albert Dean, age 80 Surv: Calvin L. prop. of Stone House, Jasper and
Honsaker, John, German Twp. nr, Lutheran Church, Xmas 1896 Surv: Wife
and several chil.
McClellan, Nancy d. Nashville Te.. 12-19-1896 oldest dau of Capt. James
Whaley (1812) mar. Jno. McClellan 1838; sisters Mary Whaley, Mrs. A. M.
Joliffe, Mrs. Jno. Gray, left 3 daus.
Leckey, Olive 14 yr of Huston d. 4-9-1897 b. Oak Grove
Lewis, James H. d. 4-10-1897 age 77th year b. Walnut Hill m. 1846 to
Annie Kendall who d. 1870 left: Sarah, Alice, Isaac, Homer, James,
Frank. m. 1873 to Mrs. Mary Coburn, surv. by her.
Handlin, Harvey of Percy bur. M. P. Cem. of Percy d. 4-12-1897 76th yr
gr dau Miss Nannie E. Handlin
The next entry is written very strangely and I am posting it as
written. I am assuming that he died in Randolph, Illinois.
Randolph, Illinois-11-14- Burchinal, Bertie d. 11-10-1896 )Albert
Gallatin) son A.G. & Lizzie (Keiser) Burchinal born 11-7-1874
Diffenbaugh (Deffenbaugh?), Jasper Newton-McClellandtown 11-19 son of
Conrad. d. 11-18-1896 age 23y 9m 8d
Liston, Elmer E. d. 11-14-1896 at Pueblo Col. age 31 Surv. Mother, 2
sisters, 3 bros.
Gans, Alpheus W., Geo. Twp. bur. New
Salem, eldest son John H. d. Dec. 4, 1896 bicycle accident age 15
Alleman, Harvey B. d. 12-5-1896, Sat. Fairchance, age 51 surv. by wife
and one child, sister Mrs. Charles Teed and bro. Jacob of New Salem,
Johnson of Canton Ill., bur. New Salem
Howard, Mrs. Clarissa d. Dec. 1, 1896, Taylortown Cemetery, Greene Co.
b. Greensboro 4-13-1832 dau. of Hiram Hickman m. Absalom Howard
2-11-1849 he died two months ago. Surv 11 children Dr. Gordon
D.-Waynesburg, Walter, Taylortown, Green Co., Carson of Grafteron?;
Geo. of Blackville W. Va.-Reuben, Wilkinsburg, Harry and Wm. of
Uniontown, Mrs. Anna Walters, Coal Center, Mrs. J. H. Nabors, Harrisburg
Costello, John H., Pt. Marion-May 6 1897 d. Cheat Neck, Monongalia Co.
W. Va. Surv: Wm. and Thos. dec'd, Charles, Kansas; Cyrus, Pittsburgh;
John Pt. Marion; Henry at home; Hattie wf of Charles Dickson,
Mary--Bro. Frank, Geo. sisters Nancy widow of Gaddis Hopwood, Betsy
Costello, Mrs. Henry McElree
Griffith, Mrs. Jane, Geo. Twp. Bur., Home burial gro. Geo. Twp. d.
12-12-1896 relict of Howard, age 90 was dau. of Wm. Nixon who lived
near Tent, husband died 15 years ago. surv. 2 sons-Wm. R., Chas. H.--4
daus. Catherine Ebbert of Geo. Twp., Mrs. Jefferson Hague of Kan.,
Louisa (Mrs. Alfred Brown S. Union), Miss Jennie at home,--inter home
burial ground d. typhoid fever, son and dau. in critical condition
Carothers, A. J. d. Wed. typhoid, Dec. 11, Fairmont only son late Jno.
W. Carothers, leaves wife 2 children
McCormick, Susan, widow of Wm. B. who d. 2 yrs. ago, d. May 30, 1897
age 74 dau. of late Matthew Allen, 2 bros. 1 sis sur. Josiah, Robert,
and Mrs. Jno. Crawford-ex sheriff, Geo. A., Councilman Wm. P.--7 chil;
Mary (Mrs. Frank Brook); Ella Mrs. Wm. Thorndell, Milton, Lizzie Mrs.
Howland of Detroit, Sophia Mrs. Fred W. Ward Greensburg.
Win, S. Howard, funeral Masontown 5-15-1896, Cumb. Presby. Ch.
Patterson, Lucinda Winchall wf. Robert d. 8-11-1896 age 80 bur. Oak
Grove surv. Husband, 5 chil. Sarah V.; John W.; Annie E., wf of A. D.
Boyd, Robert, Alex
Moore, Mrs. Hannah Margaret d. 10-11-1896 at home of dau. Mrs. McCune,
bur. Cochran Cem. Dawson sister ofWm. H. Strickler once Co. Trea. 1st
husband was John Cochran.
Rankin, Lily B. of Hugh L. d. 12-8-1896 of typhoid fever, only child.
Rush, Lucinda Hager wf. John L. d. Farmingron 12-9- age abt. 49 surv:
Husband 6 chil: Frank C., James, Bert, Arthur, Della, Mollie except 1st
named who is married
Lewis, Mrs. James G. widow d. 12-7-1896 husband died 6 weeks ago. surv.
by several children.
Nabors, Roy b. 11-1-1877 d.3-1-1897, Uniontown son of J. B. grfather
Jas. brother Harry B. sister Mary
Collins, Ansell, Mrs.
Sarah B. d. 5-31-1897-Baptist, age abt. 74 married Geo. Ansell who died
over 30 yr. ago, chil: Jacob, Alex, Alfred, Mrs. David Balsley, Dr. Wm.
Ansell of Cleveland O. m. Albert Collins who d. 17 yrs ago, Frank,
Downer, Daniel d. 5-5-1897 bur. Oak Grove, gr. grandfather Jacob b.
Germany where he m. Eliz. Sterner, came to Lancaster Co. 1773, left
family in Fayette Co., never returned, wf. died Uniontown age
105, son Jonathan b. 1754 lived to be 79 m. Drusilla Springer, they had
13 children one of whom was Levi b. 11-11-1788 d. 10-2-1854, mar. Eliz.
Hall of Uniontown, had 10 children none of whom ever married Daniel b.
Brown, Abraham, Geo. Twp. d. 5-29-1897 St. Jacobs Luth. Church German
Twp. b. 12-26-1817 son of Abraham and Mary Brownfield Brown, his mother
a sister of the late Col. Ben. Brownfield gr. father Emanuel Brown, m.
Hannah dau. of Abel Colley of Menallen, 11-14-1841, had 10 chil: Peter
m. Huldah Lawrence, Abraham m. Harriet Core?, Searight, Nancy Jane m.
Jefferson A. Walters now dec'd, George m. Emma Morgan, Isaac dec'd,
Mary m. Wm. Hustead, A. G. McMullen 2nd; Levi m. Mollie Brownfield,
Sallie m. Ephraim T. Walters, Alfred m. Jennie Brownfield. Bros: Benj.,
Isaac, Emanuel dec'd Sister Amanda wf. of Geo. Barricklow; gr son
Moore, George Fred of Masontown W. V. d. 2-27-1897 age 89 amon? his
chil: Newton Moore, Jacob, Jonathan Preston Co.; Elsie Monongalia Co.
Haley, Silas, d. 3-1-1897 age 64 Monongahela, had shoe store in
Uniontown leave 1 son and dau.
Deffenbaugh, Mrs. Margery wf. of Jas. New Salem d. 3-2-1897 in 38th yr.
bur. Presby Cem. dau. John Moss, leaves mother sister, husband, infant
Ramsey, Mrs. Marie, Masontown d. 9-5-1896 in 88th year b. 4-22-1809
Greensboro dau. of Andrew, Frances Hoover, leaves son James
Frey, Mrs. Belle H. (M.? smudged), wf. Louis M. Frey d. of Diph.
7-1-1896 bur Oak Grove in 44th yr. dau. of Jno. McMakin, killed 40 yrs.
ago leaves mother Mrs. John A. Patton, husband and 4 children
Howells, Berni of Thomas Howells Belle Vernon Cem. 10-8-1896 age 5 mo
Crossland, Greenbury b. 6-11-1813 bur. Oak Grove, dau. Mrs. Springer
Craig d 5-16-1897 age nearly 84, son of Elijah and Catherine
Crossland, Elijah's father came from England, settled in Baltimore,
Elijag b. 1792 d. 3-1802 mar 1836 Sarah Stearnes who d. abt. 1896
Children: Levi, Mary wf. Springer Craig; Elijah, Ann wf. Frank Gray,
Emma wf. Wm. Craig, and Greenberry, 3 chil. dec'd.
Coffman, Wm. H., d. 10-12-1896 age abt. 31 father John
Prentice, Nettie d. 7-18-1897 age 23y 1 da. mother Mrs. Thomas Prentice
Martin, Mrs. Eleanor wf. Dr. Gideon,
d. 10-1 aged 80 1896 W.Va. Fairmont, ma. July 1841 to Dr. Martin
Craft, Mrs. Mary B. dau. of Eliz. & Nathaniel Shriver bur.
Brownsville b. 12-18-1813 d. 3-5-1897 born Frederick Co. Md. m. Geo. B.
Craft who d. many years ago.
Divvens, Mrs. Nathan d. 7-30-1896 bur. Oak Grove Cem. nee Susan
Emerick, of Annie and Andrew Emerick b. 4-18-1848 Sharpsburg Alleg. Co.
6 chil: Nathan Grant; Herbert Minor; Anna Edna; Lillie R. (Mrs. Frank
Lewellyn); Madeline Pearl Mrs. Robt Seul of N.Y.; Eugene Ray dec'd.;
sister Mrs. Mrs. Madeline orter of Colo; Bros. Jno.Winfield, Chas. of
Alleg. Co. and Clifton Colo.
Fough, Isaiah M. of Mrs. Joseph Mack, bur. Oak Grove d. 10-12-1896 age
82 bto. Samuel; sons Henry, John of Kansas
Reisinger, Dr. John d. 7-27-1896 b. Connellsville 44 yrs. ago. leave
mother, brs, Samuel, Jas, sister Mollie dec'd.
Hambry, Mary d. 7-27-1896 m. Chas. C. Hambry dec'd several yrs ago. Dau
of Jno. Gray, Chil: Jno., Harold, Bro. Jaso. Jas.
Walters, Mrs. Margery wf. of Ewing of Menallen Twp. bur. Walnut Hill d.
10-12-1896 age 19 dau. Jno. Endaley (Endeley?) Geo. Twp.
Howard, Absalom- b. Bald Hill Green Co. 10-1-1822 d. 10-2-1896 born.
Taylortown, m. Clarissa Hickman dau. of Hiram, neice (sic) of Rev. Wm.
had 11 chil: Emily eldest, Nancy youngest dec'd., Ann wf. H. B.
Walters, Coal CenterDr. OG? m. Frances Campbell; Walter m. Adda Woods,
J. C. m. Mary Hoskinson, Grafton W.? W. Va.; Geo. m. Mattie Lester of
W. Va., Emma F. m. J. B. Nabors, Harry T. m. Emma. Wilson, Ruben m.
Cora Frankenberry; Will N.
Thompson, Mrs. J. V. d. 8-7-1896 bur. Oak Grove dau. of Jno. &
Sarah Redburn Anderson Ainsworth wf. of Hon H. (N?) A. of
Ill, and 4 bros, 2 sisters
Nycum, Wm. N. d. 8-12-1897 age 53 bur. Oak Grove, eldest son late Henry
leaves wife, 3 sons, 1 dau.
Poundstone, Alice, wf. of John A.-Cumberland Presby; d. 11-14-1897 age
at. 40, typhoid dau. of Joseph & Margaret White the marble
cutter surv. by husband.
Ansell, Alexander d. 9-23-1897 age 56, leaves wife and 2 children Edna
and Eliz. (Mrs. Frank South; 3 bros; Jacob, Alfred, Wm. 1 sister Mary
Nycum, Rebecca widow of Henry d. 7-21-1898 age 84, 6 chil Mrs. E.?.
Williams; (Rev. Wm. wife) Mrs. Thos. H. Lewis, Mrs. Geo. W. Kremer,
Mrs. A. Batton (of Jno. A.- Chas. Jas.
Green, Wm. E. (F.?) d. 4-25-1898 age 30 of Geo. W. and Henrietta leaves
3 sisters; Anna, Isa, Mrs. Lizzie Donaldson wf. of Wm.
Laughead, Lucretia d. 12-26-1897 age
92 at Oliphant Furnace bur. Oak Grove, son Ferdinand, and Mrs. Sarah
Greenland (Noval) widow of Elisha
Whyel, Mrs. Elizabeth E. (B?) Prentice wf. of Harry b. 1-29-1869 d.
8-22-1898 age 29y-6m. bur Oak Grove dau. Thos. and Eliz. Brownfield
Prentice, surv: Husband, 3 small children Frances b. 9-12-1893 - Thos.
b. 6-30-1896- Eliz. 8-11-1898 bro. Walter, sister Mrs. John G. Barbor,
Thos, Netti (sic) d. 1896 Thos d. 8 yrs ago m. 9-14-1892
Prentice, Nettie d. 7-18-1897 age 2y 1 d mother Mrs. Thos.
Townsend, Mrs. Mary McCann wf. Samuel of Masontown Surv: Husband 2
child: d. 7-18-1897
Neff, Wm D. Masontown d. 11-9-1897 age 49 father Dr. G. W. leaves bros:
sis: Mrs. Wm. Schroyer, Dr. G. W., Virginia, Jno. C., Mrs. Wm G.
Sharnack?, Harry J of Dawson
Riffer, Mrs. Emma Newcomer wf of Edward, McClellandtown, bur. Fairview
Breth; d. 11-11-1897 age 20y 10 mo. dau. Jno. M., Louisa Newcomer; sur:
Husband and son
Longanecker, Thomas J. d. 8-25-1897 age 30 uncle Daniel Jackson m. Nora
Chisholm dau. of Alex. sister Mrs. Carrie Showalter of Ohio.
Ewing, Mrs. Elizabeth, widow of N. ). d. 7-28-1897 age abt 55, sister
Mary Ann Johnson dau. Joseph and Mary Johnson of S. Union Twp.--bro. J.
G.; Jacob M.; Atty Isaac L; Joseph chil: Urbin, Winifred,
Swan, Wm. A. 6-17-1897 age abt 48 Aunt C. S. Seaton chil of Jas. Sophia
Weltner Swan m. 9-4-1872 to Agnes dau. of Rev. J. S. Gibson; Surv: wife
Hickman, Dr. S. W. d. 8-21-1897 age 49 oldest child of Rev. W. W. of
Flatwoods m. Emma Bryson dau. of Andrew B. Sur: 3 chil., father,
sisters, Mrs. N. (H?) P. Cooper, Mrs. F. M. Bowie, Mrs. Jas. Hopcraft?
of Galesburg Ill, bro Charles
Hellen, Janie Hudson d. 3-16-1899 age 83 sister Rev. Thos. M. Hudson
wife of late P. H. Hellen surv: Mrs. (Col) F. W. Thompson, Morgantown
W. Va.--Mrs. F. (E.?) A. Lingo, Mrs. Wm. Lynch; 9 chil, Jane N. (H?)
Thompson; Frances H.; Ida Frost; Drue L. Cox; Guy H. Lynch
Hopwood, Hon. Geo. 8-24-1845 d. 9-13-1898 son Wm. Eleanor Hudson,
Hopwood m. 6-1876 Alverda of Judge Geo. J. Black, Somerset Co. Sur:
wife, 8 chil; Bros; Sisters; Jane Clye? Penner, Julia E. Hopwood, Dr.
W. T. and Monroe
Lawson, Robert d. 1-24-1900 age 51- Old Presby Cem. wife & 3
Ramsey, James, German Twp. d. 5-9-1900 age 69 b. 1831 last of family
Ellis, Mrs. Susan b. Bedford Co. 2-16-1817 d. 6-14-1897 bur. Oak Gr.
dau. of Adam & Eve Sembower m. 6-25-1835 Wm. Ellis in Md.
Husband Rev. Ellis d. 12-27-1881 age 81 sister Mrs. Rachel Miller,
Bros, W.H., Rev. A. H. Sembower, 3 chil dec'd 9 living; Mrs. Mary
Huston, Rev. W. H.; A. I.; J. S.; Louisa; Lucy; A. H.; J. V.; E
Note: This is copied from a carbon
copy and some of it is smudged. Where it is hard to read I have a
question mark. Punctuation is as written.
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