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Mrs. George Upshur (nee Franklin)

Obituary Date: 9/19/1903

Information in this record:
The sad news was received here Monday afternoon of the death of Mrs. George M. Upshur, at her home 1002 St. Paul Street, Baltimore. Mrs. Upshur was taken sick about eight weeks ago while spending the summer at their cottage at Ocean City. About a week before her death, Mrs. Upshur was removed to Baltimore, the change being recommended by the attending physician, who was obliged to leave the beach to resume his practice in Baltimore. Mrs. Upshur did not suffer from the trip and seemed to be improving until Saturday afternoon, when a change for the worse occurred. Mrs. Upshur was 53 years old and the daughter of the late Judge John R. Franklin of Snow Hill. Prior to her removal to Baltimore eleven years ago, she was a member of Makemie Memorial Presbyterian church. During her residence in Baltimore she had been a member of Boundary Avenue Presbyterian Church. Besides her husband Mrs. Upshur is survived by a son, Mr. Franklin Upshur, Assistant State's Attorney, and two daughters, Misses Priscilla and Emily Franklin Upshur. She also leaves two brothers Messrs. John R. and Henry Franklin of Baltimore, and three sisters, Mrs. Charles T. Main of Parsons, Kansas; Mrs. H. H. Doughery of Baltimore and Miss Florence D. Franklin of Baltimore. Mrs. Upshur was well known in Snow Hill, having been born here and spent all her life here prior to the removal of her family to Baltimore...The body of Mrs. Upshur was brought to Snow Hill Wednesday night and conveyed to the home of Governor Smith, where it remained until Thursday morning. The funeral took place a 10 o'clock Thursday morning in Makemie Memorial Presbyterian Church. Interment was made in the family lot in the Presbyterian church yard. 19 September 1903 DM

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