John William Barnes Summers

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John William Barnes Summers

Middletown, Frederick County, Maryland, USA
Death 27 Apr 1940 (aged 60–61)
Braddock, Frederick County, Maryland, USA
Burial Frederick, Frederick County, Maryland, USA
Memorial ID 31597825 · View Source
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Son of William H. and Clara (Barnes) Summers

Husband of Grace R. (Baker) Summers

JOHN WILLIAM BARNES SUMMERS, a well-known farmer, died at his home at Old Braddock, where he has resided for 50 years, at 1:30 o'clock Saturday afternoon of complications, after a lingering illness lasting over nine months, aged 61 years, 2 months and 1 day.
Mr. Summers was the only son of the late William H. and Clara Barnes Summers, originally from Middletown Valley, and is survived by his wife, Mrs. Grace Baker Summers, and the following children: Mrs. Paul H. Byer, Hagerstown; John Arthur Summers, near Braddock; Richard E. Summers, Baltimore; Grace Rebecca and Paul H. Summers, both at home. Also surviving are three grandsons.
Mr. Summers was a member of the Lutheran church. He was an ardent Democrat and took a great interest in politics. For a number of years he was a member of the Democratic Central committee. His entire life was spent in farming.
The funeral will take place Tuesday morning at 11 o'clock with services at his late home at Old Braddock. Burial will be made in Mt. Olivet cemetery. C. E. Cline and Son funeral director.
Source : The Frederick Post Newspaper - Frederick, Frederick Co., Maryland - Monday, April 29, 1940

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  • Maintained by: Bonnie Bricker Smith
  • Originally Created by: Melvin L. Halterman
  • Added: 21 Nov 2008
  • Find a Grave Memorial 31597825
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for John William Barnes Summers (1879–27 Apr 1940), Find a Grave Memorial no. 31597825, citing Mount Olivet Cemetery, Frederick, Frederick County, Maryland, USA ; Maintained by Bonnie Bricker Smith (contributor 46981648) .