Page County, Va. African American Obituaries.on October 6th, 2011 at 4:01 PM
Hello,Here are some obituaries, all related to African-Americans in Page County, that might be of interest if you don’t already have them.Best,David KnightingAmanda Edmonia Hughes Aleshire (1882-1909)Thursday, 29 Apr 1909, Vol. 43, no. 4, pg. 1, col. 6Mrs. Amanda Edmonia Aleshiredied at her home near Marksville, this county, on Saturday, April 17th, 1909, aged 25 years, six months and 23 days. Her funeral took place from the home of her mother, Mrs. Lucy F. Hughes, near Long, Va., on Sunday evening at four oclock, services conducted by Elder R.H. Pittman, of Luray, Va. The deceased is survived by her husband, Mr. Charles T. Aleshire; one little daughter, five years old; her mother; two sisters and four brothers, namely: Miss Sallie and Mr. J.F. Hughes, of Hagerstown; Miss Maude A. Hughes, and Messrs. georgetown delaware . indiana bankruptcy . Charfles L., Hunter H., and George W. Hughes, all of Page CountyCarrie Minor Bundy (1875-1904)Page Courier, Thursday 28 Jul 1904, Vol. 38, no. 12, pg. 3, col. 5PencilgraphsCarrie Bundy, a respected young colored woman, died at the home of her husband, Doc. Bundy, in West End, last Saturday, aged about 20 years. Consumption was the cause of her death.Jane Eddington Bundy (Circa 1800-1902)Page Courier, Thursday 4 Dec 1902, Vol. 36, no. 32, pg. 3, col. 4PencilgraphsJane Bundy, a colored resident of the Blainesville section, died the latter part of last week, reported 106 years old- tho the facts appear lacking as regard her real age.George Hughes (?-1890)Page Courier, Thursday 11 Sep 1890PencilgraphsGeorge Hughes, a highly respected colored man, who lived about a mile southwest of town, was stricken with paralysis last Friday and died last Monday eveningHerman Hughes (1859-1904)***Page Courier, Thursday 20 Oct 1904, Vol. 38, no. 24, pg. 3, col. metal roofing materials . 2PencilgraphsHerman Hughes, once a citizen of Page county, died recently of consumption near Pittsburg, where he had been for the last two years. He was about 45 years of age and leaves a wife and five children in Page county.Martin Johnson (1887-1901)Thursday 12 Dec 1901, Vol. 35, no. 36, pg. 3, col. 2PencilgraphsMartin Johnson, a 14-year-old colored boy, dropped dead at his home in Blainesville last Thursday morning. He will be remembered as one of the fat pine vendors who for a number of years made almost daily trips to Luray.Nancy Johnson, aka Nancy Bradley (Circa 1788-1883)Thursday 13 Mar 1883, Vol. 17, no. 48, pg. 3, col. 3Hawksbill LetterDark Ravine, Page Co., Mar 8Mahlon Johnson, a worthy colored man, living in Needmore, was so unfortunate as to lose his dwelling by fire last week. The fire originated from a stovepipe, and had gained such headway when discovered that it was found impossible to save the house. Most of the property was saved. His mother, an aged woman, was sick in bed at the time. She was removed to a neighbors house, in an unconscious state, and died March 5th. [signed] Mountaineer.Albert Spriggs (1849-1905)Thursday 8 Jun 1905, Vol. 39, no. 8, Pg. 3, col. 6PencilgraphsAl Spriggs, colored, aged 56 years, died at his home in Blainesville last Friday. The cause of his death was dropsy, with which he had suffered for a year or more.