Henry W. Ware Obituary, 1916

WELL KNOWN MAN KILLED.
 Henry Ware For over 30 years a Resident of Williams' 
Struck by Work Train Thursday Evening. Henry W. Ware,
58 years of age, died at the Western Maryland Hospital 
in Cumberland on Monday from injuries received by being 
struck by a Baltimore & Ohio train at Williams on last 
Thursday evening. 
Mr. Ware was a merchant, express agent and postmaster 
at Williams. He was returning from the mail crane where 
he had placed a sack, when the train bore down on him. 
He never regained consciousness. He lived at Hyndman and
went back and forth to his business daily by train. For 
thirty years he had been office man for the late J. J.
Hoblitzell at the brick works. Mr. Ware was widely known 
and very popular in his community. He was well read and 
was unusually efficient in short hand, pursuing it as a 
matter of pleasure. He was also a telegraph operator. He 
was a member of the Methodist Church and was a Mason. He 
is survived by his wife. His only son died some years ago. 
The remains were interred at Mt. Zion on Bedford Pike."

Source:  Meyersdale Commercial, Feb. 24, 1916, USGenWeb 
Archives by: Meyersdale Library. Transcribed and proofread 
by: Keith Petenbrink

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