|Birth: ||Mar. 22, 1849|
|Death: ||Jun. 26, 1937|
DEATH: Staunton Cert. #14786; Mrs. Rebecca V Hill born Mar 22 1849 Augusta Co, VA, died June 26 1937 9pm; at Western State Hosp.; parents William A Crosby and Sarah Myers (wrong William Crosby and Sarah A. Myers) both born Augusta Co; arteriosclerosis; bur. Thornrose Cem.; fun. dir. Hamrick & Co. phys. B.B. Barrow.
OBIT: Staunton News Leader Jun 29 1937 p 2 Mrs. Rebecca V. Hill died here Saturday night at nine o'clock. She was born in Augusta County Mar 22 1849, a daughter of William A and Sarah Myers Crosby, and spent most of her life in Staunton. Her husband, Henry C. Hill, died some years ago. She leaves one daughter, Mrs. Sadie E. Froom; a great granddaughter and two great great grandchildren; two brothers, John Crosby, Richmond; G.A. Crosby, Roanoke; two sisters, Miss Augusta Crosby and Miss Odie Crosby, Staunton. The funeral was held Monday afternoon at 3 o'clock from the home of Hamrick & co, conducted by the Rev. F.L. Baker of the Marquis Memorial Methodist church in the absence of her paster Dr. G.G. Martin of Central church of which she had been a member since childhood. The Rev. W.S. Thomas assisted. Burial was in Thornrose Cemetery. pallbearers being B. Marvin Weller, S. Taylor Weller, Webster Weller, T.M. Borden, Kenny Baugh, Rudolph Sumate (Shumate), S.B. Holt, J. Harry Bryan.
PERSONAL: This was written in a 1937 Almanac by Sadie Froom. "Ma died June 26th at W.S.H. around 9 o'clock or a little after. Taken straight to Hamrick-funeral from Hamricks Mon. 28th 3pm conducted by Rev. F. L. Baker of Marquis Memorial Meth. in absence of Dr. G.G. Martin of Central ME assisted by W.S. Thomas. pallbearers Marvin, Taylor and Webster Weller, T.M. Borden, Kenny Baugh, Rudolph Shumate, S.B. Holt, J. Harry Bryan"
WESTERN UNION: Mrs. Sadie E Froom, care Mrs M E Beckett 328 Smithfield Ave. Mother desperately ill come. Gertie. received at Winchester, VA Jun 25 1937 6:46pm sent from Staunton.
WESTERN UNION: Mrs C E Beckett 328 Smithfield Ave. Mother very weak at Gerties. Mother. received at Winchester Jun 26 1937 8:13am sent from Staunton.
WESTERN UNION: Clarence Beckett 328 Smithfield Ave. See Bridge Force Today funeral Monday afternoon. wire me by Western union if come or stay, Mary. received at Winchester Jun 27 1937 10:06am sent from Staunton.
WESTERN UNION: (Mrs.) C E Beckett Care Miss Gertie Shumate 140 South Church St. Stay come home after funeral services extend my sympathy. Clarence. received at Staunton Jun 27 4:18pm sent from Winchester.
William Crosby (1821 - 1905)
Sarah Ann Myers Crosby (1829 - 1884)
Henry Clay Hill (1841 - 1910)
Sarah Elizabeth Hill Froom (1871 - 1963)*
Rebecca Virginia Crosby Hill (1849 - 1937)
Rudolph A. Crosby (1852 - 1862)*
Mary Elizabeth Crosby Hupman (1853 - 1930)*
Hester A Keller (1855 - 1936)*
Susan Margaret Crosby (1859 - 1932)*
Augusta Crosby (1863 - 1945)*
Viola Kate Crosby (1866 - 1952)*
John Fletcher Harris Crosby (1868 - 1948)*
No tombstone on grave. She is buried with her parents and family.
Created by: Christos Christou, Jr.
Record added: Jun 21, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 112699827
Gone but never forgotten. ...... She was my 3rd cousin 3 times removed through the Anderson family of Bledsoe County, TN. ...... Her husband, Henry Clay Hill, was my 2nd cousin 4 times removed through the Anderson family of Bledsoe County, TN.|
Sammy Boyd, Genealogist
Added: Jun. 29, 2013