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 Leila Arabella <I>Valentine</I> Middlekauff

Leila Arabella Valentine Middlekauff

Hagerstown, Washington County, Maryland, USA
Death 31 Jul 1943 (aged 77)
Hagerstown, Washington County, Maryland, USA
Burial Hagerstown, Washington County, Maryland, USA
Memorial ID 100646042 · View Source
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Leila Arabella Valentine was born March 23, 1866, in Hagerstown, Washington County, Maryland, the daughter of Sylvester and Sarah Elizabeth Whitmore Valentine. She was baptized on August 1, 1867, in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Woodsboro, Frederick County, Maryland. On January 1, 1890, in Hagerstown, Washington County, she married Howard Zullinger Middlekauff, son of Samuel M. and Barbara Zullinger Middlekauff. They apparently had no children. Lelia passed away July 31, 1943, in Hagerstown, and was buried on the 3rd of August in Rose Hill Cemetery there.

Marriage notice from the Hagerstown Herald Torch Light of Thursday, March 20, 1890:

"MIDDLEKAUFF---VALENTINE. --On Wednesday, January 1, at St. John's Lutheran parsonage this city, by Rev. S. W. Owen, Mr. Howard Middlekauf and Miss Lila A. Valentine, both of this city."

Obituary for Lelia Arabella Valentine Middlekauff from the Frederick Post of Monday, August 2, 1943:

"Mrs. Lela Arabella Middlekauff, widow of Howard Z. Middlekauff, of Rocky Ridge, died at noon Saturday at Emergency Hospital, aged 74 years, 4 months and 8 days. She was a member of the Rocky Ridge Lutheran Church and a daughter of the late Sylvester and Sarah Whitmore Valentine. She is survived by two brothers, John Valentine, Rocky Ridge, and Robert Valentine, Keymar; two sisters, Miss Cottie B. Valentine, Rocky Ridge, and Mrs. Frederick Kale, Hagerstown. The body is at the funeral home in Thurmont, where services will be held Tuesday morning at 10:30 o'clock, conducted by Rev. Charles H. Corbett. Interment in Rose Hill Cemetery, Hagerstown. M. L. Creager and Son, funeral directors."




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  • Find A Grave Memorial 100646042
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Leila Arabella Valentine Middlekauff (23 Mar 1866–31 Jul 1943), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100646042, citing Rose Hill Cemetery, Hagerstown, Washington County, Maryland, USA ; Maintained by Gregg Freese (contributor 47870813) .