- Emory C. DEMPSEY, age 19, (s/o Amos W. DEMPSEY, prominent resident of 4th District of Howard County), met with an accident last Friday evening which resulted in his death on Sunday afternoon. He was returning from a visit near the residence of Honorable John S. TRACEY on the Frederick Pike when the colt he was riding suddenly shied, throwing him violently to the ground. He became entangled in the reins which encircled his neck and arms and he was dragged furiously some distance by the wild animal. He was discovered about a half hour later by a colored man who was passing and summoned aid. He was taken home in an unconscious state.
- Mrs. Mary BATSON, aged 78, at her home near Dayton on Saturday night last from complications of diseases. The funeral will be Monday afternoon with interment in the old family burying ground on the home farm. She was the widow of Judge Martin H. BATSON; and before marriage was Miss Mary PYLES of Montgomery County where she leaves a large circle of relatives. Three sons and two daughters survive her; one being Dr. Richard BATSON of Burtonsville in Montgomery County; another being Thomas BATSON, popular candidate for tax collector. - John H?. D. DUNKEL died at the home of his brother, George A. DUNKEL of near Columbia, on Sunday morning, April 22, 1894. He was the s/o the late George B. and Sarah N. DUNKEL of Baltimore. The funeral will be on Tuesday from his residence with interment in Louden Park. - George RIGLER, well known resident of the 4th District, died Monday last at the home of Joshua N. WARFIELD, his employer. He leaves several grown children and was 65 years old.
- Maurice DEMPSEY, highly esteemed young man, s/o Winfield DEMPSEY, farmer of near Popular Springs, died Monday of heart failure. This is the second death in his family within a few months, the other of an older son being kicked by a vicious horse.
- William BROWN of J. One of the oldest residents of Montgomery County, well known also in Howard County, died Thursday, December 18, 1902, aged 83. His home was near Brookville where he was born, owned by his father before him. He had four sons and four daughters. His wife died 8 to 10 years ago; she was the sister of Frederick and Ephraim BROWN. One of his daughters is the w/o Irving O. RIDGELY of Clarksville and another daughter, Miss Lavinia BROWN, is a teacher at Brighton. Abell BROWN, a son, is engaged in Clarksville store of Zepp and Son. The funeral will be at the homestead. - John Thomas FLANAGAN, age 15, died at City Hospital from appendicitis on December 24. There will be a requiem mass at St Paul's, with interment at St Mary's Cemetery near St Charles College. He was a student at Rock Hill College. His father died some years ago and his mother lives in Ellicott City.
- KENNY Estate Cornelius D. KENNY died December 11. 1902 with a will written June 28, 1901 and probated on December 23, 1902. His second wife was Frances Fast KENNY and his children were: Clara, Isidore, Emily and Eleanor. His sisters were: Sarah (known as Sister Aloysia), Mary (known as Sister Isidore), and Ellen (known as Sister Marie). His first wife had four children and a daughter Frances is mentioned. Hamilton G. FAST, George A. BOSSIE and his wife were to carry on his business.