Thursday, July 27, 2017

July 27, 1903 - Maria Grams

Maria Grams
6 October 1824 - 27 July 1903
Burkittsville Union Cemetery
Burkittsville, Frederick County, Maryland

The Frederick Daily News
Frederick, MD
July 31, 1903

Mrs. Maria Grams, widow of John N. Grams, died of dysentery, paralysis and the infirmities of old age at her home near Burkittsville on Monday evening, July 27, aged nearly 79 years. Mrs. Grams was the daughter of the late Peter Eccard, and was one of the best known and most highly esteemed citizens of that section. She was a member of the Locust Valley Church of God and was an upright christian lady. She is survived by the following children: David, of Washington, D.C.; Stephen, of Baltimore; Thomas and William, of near Burkittsville; Mrs. Thomas McDade, of near Broad Run; and Mrs. Frank Mentzer, of near Lovettsville, Va. She is also survived by the following stepchildren: Jonathan, of near Burkittsville; Frank, of Sharpsburg; and Mrs. Bettie Putnam, of Ohio. Her funeral took place on Wednesday morning from the Reformed churh, Burkittsville, Rev. A. W. Philower, officiating, assisted by Rev. Wm. Fisher. Internment was made in the Burkittsville Union cemetery.

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