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Mary Elizabeth Yoe Fechtig
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Birth: Jan. 6, 1806
Baltimore City
Maryland, USA
Death: Aug. 17, 1882
Hagerstown
Washington County
Maryland, USA

portrait of Mary Elizabeth Yoe and her mother, Susanna Amos Yoe, ca. 1809 painted by Joshua Johnson, the country's first professional African American artist

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DIED. Friday, August 17, at the residence of her son, Dr. George Fechtig, on South Jonathan street, this town, of jaundice, Mrs. M.E. Fichtig, widow of the late Geo. Fechtig, aged 77 years, 7 months and 11 days.

Deceased was a lady whose amiability and goodness endeared her to all her friends and acquaintances. She was one of our oldest citizens, her father, the late Benj. Yoe, having been among the early settlers in Hagerstown, and her family has always occupied a most conspicuous position in our local community. She was an exemplary christian and a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Her remains were consigned to the grave in Rose Hill Cemetery on Saturday evening, her pastor, the Rev. J. B. Stitt, officiating, assisted by the Rev. Mayberry Goheen .

Daily Mail (Hagerstown, MD), August 24, 1882
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 Parents:
  Benjamin Franklin Yoe (1775 - 1832)
 
 Spouse:
  George Fechtig (1797 - 1868)
 
 Children:
  Susan Fechtig Heyser (1824 - 1859)*
  Benjamin Yoe Fechtig (1832 - 1907)*
  Sallie Ann Fechtig Freaner (1835 - 1913)*
  Narcissa Yoe Fechtig Turley (1838 - 1918)*
  George Fechtig (1840 - 1887)*
  James Amos Fechtig (1849 - 1917)*
 
 Siblings:
  Benjamin Franklin Yoe (1805 - 1883)*
  Mary Elizabeth Yoe Fechtig (1806 - 1882)
  Sarah Ann Yoe Post (1808 - 1881)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: headstone and cemetery photos by John Knox
 
Burial:
Rose Hill Cemetery
Hagerstown
Washington County
Maryland, USA
 
Created by: Gloria Jennings Lowrey
Record added: May 29, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 70554916
Mary Elizabeth <i>Yoe</i> Fechtig
Added by: Gloria Jennings Lowrey
 
Mary Elizabeth <i>Yoe</i> Fechtig
Added by: Gloria Jennings Lowrey
 
Mary Elizabeth <i>Yoe</i> Fechtig
Added by: Gloria Jennings Lowrey
 
 
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- J. Mitchell Lowrey, Sr.
 Added: Jun. 3, 2014
 
 
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