Virginia Free Press

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Title

Virginia Free Press

Article

Died

Date

09/07/1865

Volume

Vol. 1 NS

Page

p3 c2

Medium

Periodicals

Publisher
 9/7/1865
Found Location

Microfilmed by West Virginia University Library, 1959. Digitized for Harpers Ferry National Historic Park under grant from Harpers Ferry Historical Association

Geertsema Number

CT602

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DIED.

At Harper's Ferry, on the first of January, 1865 , in the 87th year of her age, Mrs. ANN C. STEPHENSON, relict of the late Major James Stephenson, (well known as our Representative in Congress many years since, and a gallant officer in the Indian war of 1791 .) The deceased was a lady of great energy of character, and retained her faculties to the last. She was extensively known and esteemed by many friends.

On the 13th of May, 1864 , Mr. GEORGE W. SAPPINGTON — aged about 64 years. He was for a number of years a popular Deputy Sheriff; and though a faithful public officer, he delighted in befriending the distressed. There are many- friends remaining to cherish the remembrance oil his virtues. .

On the 14th of October, 1862 , in Charlestown, of Consumption, Mrs. MARGARET CAMERON, relict of the late Samuel Cameron, in the 66th year of her age. .

At his residence in this county, on the 5th of September, 1864 . ROGER CHEW , in the 68th year of his age..

" In honor's path he ever firmly trod, .

And lived, and died, the noblest work of God, .

An Honest Man." .


At Fort Delaware, on the 9th June, 1862 , SELBY McKENZIE HAMTRAMCK, in the 20th year of his age, only son of the late Col. J. F. Hamtramck, of Shepherdstown. .

Just to his word, in every thought sincere: .

Who knew no wish, but what the world might hear.

Near Darkesville, Berkeley county, April 30, '65 , Mrs. NANCY SHIRLEY, of this town,—aged 82 years. .