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Allegany County
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Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Allegany County

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  • Cumberland Hillcrest Cemetery
  • Cumberland Odd Fellows Cemetery
  • Cumberland Rose Hill Cemetery
  • Cumberland St. Patrick's Cemetery
  • Cumberland Sts. Peter and Paul Cemetery
  • Frostburg Frostburg Memorial Park


    Unknown Location
    Allegany County, Maryland
    Politicians formerly buried here:
      Joshua Fry (1699-1754) — of Albemarle County, Va. Born in Crewkerne, Somerset, England, 1699. Member of Virginia House of Burgesses, 1740. Surveyor and co-author with Peter Jefferson (Thomas Jefferson's father) of a famous early map titled "Map of the Most Inhabited part of Virginia, containing the whole province of Maryland with Part of Pensilvania, New Jersey and North Carolina." Upon his death, the young George Washington took command of Virginia's military forces. Died, of injuries received in a fall from his horse, near Cumberland, Allegany County, Md., May 31, 1754 (age about 54 years). Original interment somewhere; reinterment at Rose Hill Cemetery, Cumberland, Md.
      Relatives: Father of John Fry and Henry Fry; second great-grandfather of James Speed (1812-1887); third great-grandfather of William Christian Bullitt (1856-1914), William Marshall Bullitt and Alexander Scott Bullitt; fourth great-grandfather of Olive Speed (1869-1948; who married Frederic Moseley Sackett, Jr.) and William Christian Bullitt (1891-1967).
      Political families: Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia; Blackburn-Slaughter-Buckner-Madison family of Kentucky; Meriwether-Kellogg-Tyler family of Virginia and Connecticut; Bullitt-Fry-Henry family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).


    Hillcrest Cemetery
    Cumberland, Allegany County, Maryland
    Politicians buried here:
      David John Lewis (1869-1952) — also known as David J. Lewis — of Cumberland, Allegany County, Md. Born in Nuttals Bank, Centre County, Pa., May 1, 1869. Democrat. Coal miner; lawyer; member of Maryland state senate, 1902-04; U.S. Representative from Maryland 6th District, 1911-17, 1931-39; defeated, 1908; candidate for U.S. Senator from Maryland, 1916 (Democratic), 1922, 1938; member, U.S. Tariff Commission, 1921. Died in Cumberland, Allegany County, Md., August 12, 1952 (age 83 years, 103 days). Interment at Hillcrest Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Richard Lloyd Lewis and Catherine (Watkins) Lewis; married, December 19, 1893, to Florida M. Bohn.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Odd Fellows Cemetery
    Cumberland, Allegany County, Maryland
    Politicians buried here:
      Patrick Hamill (1817-1895) — of Maryland. Born near Altamont, Allegany County, Md., April 28, 1817. Democrat. Member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1843-44; state court judge in Maryland, 1854-69; U.S. Representative from Maryland 4th District, 1869-71. Methodist. Died in Oakland, Garrett County, Md., January 15, 1895 (age 77 years, 262 days). Interment at Odd Fellows Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Rose Hill Cemetery
    Cumberland, Allegany County, Maryland
    Politicians buried here:
      George Louis Wellington (1852-1927) — also known as George L. Wellington — of Cumberland, Allegany County, Md. Born in Cumberland, Allegany County, Md., January 28, 1852. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Maryland, 1888, 1896 (speaker), 1912; U.S. Representative from Maryland 6th District, 1895-97; member of Republican National Committee from Maryland, 1896; Maryland Republican state chair, 1896-97; U.S. Senator from Maryland, 1897-1903; defeated (Progressive), 1913. Died in Cumberland, Allegany County, Md., March 20, 1927 (age 75 years, 51 days). Interment at Rose Hill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Lloyd Lowndes, Jr. (1845-1905) — of Maryland. Born in Clarksburg, Harrison County, Va. (now W.Va.), February 21, 1845. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Maryland 6th District, 1873-75; defeated, 1874; delegate to Republican National Convention from Maryland, 1880; Governor of Maryland, 1896-1900. Episcopalian. Member, Phi Kappa Psi. Died in Cumberland, Allegany County, Md., January 8, 1905 (age 59 years, 322 days). Interment at Rose Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Lloyd Lowndes (1800-1879) and Elizabeth (Moore) Lowndes (1813-1847); married to Elizabeth Tasker (1842-1922); father of William Bladen Lowndes (who married Hannah Parker Randall) and Elizabeth Lloyd Lowndes; first cousin of Henry Haymond (1837-1920).
      Political families: Haymond family of West Virginia; Lowndes-Gilmer family of Maryland (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      George Alexander Pearre (1860-1923) — also known as George A. Pearre — of Cumberland, Allegany County, Md. Born in Cumberland, Allegany County, Md., July 16, 1860. Republican. Member of Maryland state senate from Anne Arundel County, 1890-92; U.S. Representative from Maryland 6th District, 1899-1911; delegate to Republican National Convention from Maryland, 1908. Episcopalian. Member, Sons of the American Revolution. Died in Cumberland, Allegany County, Md., September 19, 1923 (age 63 years, 65 days). Interment at Rose Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of George A. Pearre (1821?-?) and Mary (Worthington) Pearre; married, November 22, 1898, to Elizabeth G. Shoupe.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Michael Cresap Sprigg (1791-1845) — also known as Michael C. Sprigg — of Frostburg, Allegany County, Md. Born in Frostburg, Allegany County, Md., July 1, 1791. Democrat. Presidential Elector for Maryland, 1820; member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1821-23, 1837, 1840-41, 1844; U.S. Representative from Maryland 4th District, 1827-31. Died in Cumberland, Allegany County, Md., December 18, 1845 (age 54 years, 170 days). Interment at Rose Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Brother of James Cresap Sprigg (1802-1852).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      William McMahon McKaig (1845-1907) — of Cumberland, Allegany County, Md. Born in Cumberland, Allegany County, Md., July 29, 1845. Democrat. Hotelier; member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1878; member of Maryland state senate, 1888; mayor of Cumberland, Md., 1890; U.S. Representative from Maryland 6th District, 1891-95. Died in Cumberland, Allegany County, Md., June 6, 1907 (age 61 years, 312 days). Interment at Rose Hill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Thomas Johns Perry (1807-1871) — also known as Thomas J. Perry — of Cumberland, Allegany County, Md. Born in Cumberland, Allegany County, Md., February 17, 1807. Democrat. Member of Maryland state house of delegates from Allegany County, 1836; U.S. Representative from Maryland 2nd District, 1845-47; circuit judge in Maryland, 1852-61, 1867-71; delegate to Maryland state constitutional convention, 1867. Died in Cumberland, Allegany County, Md., June 27, 1871 (age 64 years, 130 days). Interment at Rose Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Roger Perry (1767-1835) and Lucy (Calmes) Perry (1780-1832); married, November 20, 1835, to Mary Louisa Van Lear (1818-1850); grandfather of James Causten Shriver; great-grandfather of Robert Sargent Shriver, Jr.; second great-grandfather of Mark Kennedy Shriver (1964-).
      Political family: Kennedy family.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Henry William Hoffman (1825-1895) — of Maryland. Born in Cumberland, Allegany County, Md., November 10, 1825. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Maryland 5th District, 1855-57; U.S. Collector of Customs, 1861-65; circuit judge in Maryland, 1883-95. Died in Cumberland, Allegany County, Md., July 28, 1895 (age 69 years, 260 days). Interment at Rose Hill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      John Humbird (1810-1888) — of Cumberland, Allegany County, Md. Born in Ligonier Valley, Westmoreland County, Pa., April 23, 1810. Mayor of Cumberland, Md., 1860-61, 1866-69, 1874-76. Died in Cumberland, Allegany County, Md., June 5, 1888 (age 78 years, 43 days). Interment at Rose Hill Cemetery.
      Joshua Fry (1699-1754) — of Albemarle County, Va. Born in Crewkerne, Somerset, England, 1699. Member of Virginia House of Burgesses, 1740. Surveyor and co-author with Peter Jefferson (Thomas Jefferson's father) of a famous early map titled "Map of the Most Inhabited part of Virginia, containing the whole province of Maryland with Part of Pensilvania, New Jersey and North Carolina." Upon his death, the young George Washington took command of Virginia's military forces. Died, of injuries received in a fall from his horse, near Cumberland, Allegany County, Md., May 31, 1754 (age about 54 years). Original interment somewhere in Allegany County, Md.; reinterment at Rose Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father of John Fry and Henry Fry; second great-grandfather of James Speed (1812-1887); third great-grandfather of William Christian Bullitt (1856-1914), William Marshall Bullitt and Alexander Scott Bullitt; fourth great-grandfather of Olive Speed (1869-1948; who married Frederic Moseley Sackett, Jr.) and William Christian Bullitt (1891-1967).
      Political families: Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia; Blackburn-Slaughter-Buckner-Madison family of Kentucky; Meriwether-Kellogg-Tyler family of Virginia and Connecticut; Bullitt-Fry-Henry family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      William Bladen Lowndes (1875-1941) — also known as W. Bladen Lowndes — of Baltimore, Md. Born in Cumberland, Allegany County, Md., November 25, 1875. Republican. Banker; delegate to Republican National Convention from Maryland, 1920 (member, Resolutions Committee), 1924. Died in Baltimore, Md., May 30, 1941 (age 65 years, 186 days). Interment at Rose Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Elizabeth (Tasker) Lowndes (1842-1922) and Lloyd Lowndes, Jr.; brother of Elizabeth Lloyd Lowndes; married, November 6, 1902, to Hannah Parker Randall (daughter of John Wirt Randall; granddaughter of Alexander Randall; great-granddaughter of William Wirt); first cousin once removed of Henry Haymond (1837-1920).
      Political families: Haymond family of West Virginia; Lowndes-Gilmer family of Maryland (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Elizabeth Lloyd Lowndes (1881-1963) — also known as Elizabeth L. Lowndes — of Cumberland, Allegany County, Md. Born in Maryland, 1881. Delegate to Maryland convention to ratify 21st amendment at-large, 1933. Female. Died November 4, 1963 (age about 82 years). Interment at Rose Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Daughter of Elizabeth (Tasker) Lowndes (1842-1922) and Lloyd Lowndes, Jr.; sister of William Bladen Lowndes (who married Hannah Parker Randall); first cousin once removed of Henry Haymond (1837-1920).
      Political families: Haymond family of West Virginia; Lowndes-Gilmer family of Maryland (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Hannah Parker Lowndes (1880-1970) — also known as Hannah P. Lowndes; Hannah Parker Randall; Mrs. W. Bladen Lowndes — of Baltimore, Md.; Ellicott City, Howard County, Md. Born in Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Md., July 17, 1880. Republican. Member of Republican National Committee from Maryland, 1924; delegate to Maryland convention to ratify 21st amendment 5th District, 1933. Female. Died, in College Manor nursing home, Lutherville, Baltimore County, Md., August 11, 1970 (age 90 years, 25 days). Interment at Rose Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Daughter of Hannah Parker (Parrott) Randall (1836-1926) and John Wirt Randall; married, November 6, 1902, to William Bladen Lowndes (son of Lloyd Lowndes, Jr. (1845-1905); brother of Elizabeth Lloyd Lowndes); granddaughter of Alexander Randall; great-granddaughter of William Wirt; first cousin twice removed of Edward Carrington Cabell.
      Political families: Haymond family of West Virginia; Lowndes-Gilmer family of Maryland (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    St. Patrick's Cemetery
    Cumberland, Allegany County, Maryland
    Politicians buried here:
      William Walsh (1828-1892) — of Cumberland, Allegany County, Md. Born in County Kings (now County Offaly), Ireland, May 11, 1828. Democrat. Delegate to Maryland state constitutional convention, 1867; Presidential Elector for Maryland, 1872; U.S. Representative from Maryland 6th District, 1875-79; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1884. Catholic. Died in Cumberland, Allegany County, Md., May 17, 1892 (age 64 years, 6 days). Interment at St. Patrick's Cemetery.
      Relatives: Grandfather of William Concannon Walsh (1890-1975).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Sts. Peter and Paul Cemetery
    Cumberland, Allegany County, Maryland
    Politicians buried here:
      William Concannon Walsh (1890-1975) — also known as William C. Walsh — of Cumberland, Allegany County, Md. Born in Cumberland, Allegany County, Md., April 2, 1890. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; circuit judge in Maryland, 1921-26; chair of Allegany County Democratic Party, 1922-24; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1924, 1928, 1932, 1940, 1944 (member, Committee to Notify Presidential Nominee), 1964; Maryland state insurance commissioner, 1931-35; Maryland state attorney general, 1938-45; member board of directors, Allegany Hospital. Catholic. Member, American Bar Association; Rotary; Knights of Columbus; Elks. Died in Cumberland, Allegany County, Md., June 17, 1975 (age 85 years, 76 days). Interment at Sts. Peter and Paul Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Edward Walsh and Mary C. (Concannon) Walsh; married, June 1, 1929, to Sarah Elizabeth Nee; grandson of William Walsh (1828-1892).
      Thomas B. Finan (1914-1972) — of Cumberland, Allegany County, Md. Born in Cumberland, Allegany County, Md., June 30, 1914. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1956, 1964; Maryland state attorney general, 1961-66; candidate in primary for Governor of Maryland, 1966. Catholic. Died in Cumberland, Allegany County, Md., May 6, 1972 (age 57 years, 311 days). Interment at Sts. Peter and Paul Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Thomas B. Finan and Mary M. (Dolan) Finan; married to Isabel Jean North.


    Frostburg Memorial Park
    Frostburg, Allegany County, Maryland
    Politicians buried here:
      James Glenn Beall (1894-1971) — also known as J. Glenn Beall — of Frostburg, Allegany County, Md. Born in Frostburg, Allegany County, Md., June 5, 1894. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; insurance and real estate business; member of Maryland state senate, 1931-34; delegate to Republican National Convention from Maryland, 1936, 1940 (member, Resolutions Committee), 1956, 1960 (member, Credentials Committee), 1964; U.S. Representative from Maryland 6th District, 1943-53; U.S. Senator from Maryland, 1953-65; defeated, 1964; delegate to Maryland state constitutional convention, 1967. Episcopalian. Died in Frostburg, Allegany County, Md., January 14, 1971 (age 76 years, 223 days). Interment at Frostburg Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Married to Margaret Schwarzenbach; father of John Glenn Beall, Jr. and George Beall (1937-).
      Political family: Beall family of Frostburg, Maryland.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
      John Glenn Beall, Jr. (1927-2006) — also known as J. Glenn Beall, Jr. — of Frostburg, Allegany County, Md. Born in Cumberland, Allegany County, Md., June 19, 1927. Republican. Insurance business; member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1963-68; U.S. Representative from Maryland 6th District, 1969-71; U.S. Senator from Maryland, 1971-77; defeated, 1976; delegate to Republican National Convention from Maryland, 1972; candidate for Governor of Maryland, 1978. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; Shriners. Died March 24, 2006 (age 78 years, 278 days). Interment at Frostburg Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Son of James Glenn Beall (1894-1971) and Margaret (Schwarzenbach) Beall; brother of George Beall; married, August 25, 1959, to Nancy Lee Smith.
      Political family: Beall family of Frostburg, Maryland.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail


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