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William Dobbins

An Old Defender Dead.-Mr. Wm. Dobbins a venerable old gentleman, died yesterday morning, very suddenly, at his residence in York street, aged 73. He was a defender of Baltimore in 1814.”

SOURCE: The Sun, September 14, 1849.

Private, Captain John Shrims Co., Baltimore Light Artillery.

John Glass

Sudden Death.- Major John Glass, an old resident of East Baltimore, died very suddenly at his dwelling on the corner of Thames and Block streets, on Sunday night. He had just returned from Virginia, and did not complain of anything unusual. Friends were with him at his house until half-past 8 o’clock, a short time after which he retired to bed, saying that he felt very tired, having had no sleep on the boat. Shortly after he went to bed, his family were made aware that he was suffering under a sudden illness, Dr. Monkur was sent for and immediately came, but could not do anything for him,  and he died before ten o’clock. His death was ocassioned by a disease of the heart, symptoms of which he had been troubled with for some months past. Major Glass was on of the defenders of the city in 1814, being attached to one of the volunteer companies from the city at the time.

SOURCE: The Sun (Baltimore) September 11, 1849.

Private, Captain Luke Kierstead’s Co., 6th Maryland Regiment. Battle of North Point, September 12, 1814.

Samuel Bradford

On the 19th instant, SAMUEL BRADFORD, in the 75th year of his age, formerly of Harford county.

SOURCE: Sun (Baltimore) July 20, 1849.

Mary Jane Ridler

At Elkridge Landing on 31st ultimo Miss Mary Jane Ridler aged 17 years 6 months and 17 days.

Her Friends and acquaintance are respectfully invited to attend her funeral on this (Wednesday) afternoon at two o’clock from her late residence at the Landing.

SOURCE: The Sun (Baltimore) Jan 2, 1850

Martha Ann Grooms

On the 31th ultimo after a short but painful illness which she bore with great fortitude and resignation Martha Ann Grooms aged 19 years and 6 months

SOURCE: The Sun (Baltimore) Jan 2, 1850

Bridget Dorsey

On Monday 31st ultimo Bridget Dorsey in the 39th year of her age consort of Michael Dorsey,

The friends and acquaintance of the family are invited to attend her funeral on tomorrow (Thursday) morning at ten o’clock at No 125 Pine street without further notice.

SOURCE: The Sun (Baltimore) Jan 2, 1850

John Simmons Sr.

On the 12th ultimo John Simmons Sen’r of Saviors Island Dorchester county Md. in the 72d year of his age [Caulridge papers please copy]

SOURCE: The Sun (Baltimore) Jan 2, 1850