Urias John McKenzie

Urias John McKenzie

Male 1853 - 1923  (69 years)

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  • Name Urias John McKenzie 
    Born 3 Aug 1853  Greenville TWSP, Somerset County Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 26 Feb 1923  Garrett County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Urias MCKENZIE was born on 3 Aug 1853 in Greenville Township, Somerset Co., Pennsylvania. He died of pneumonia on 26 Feb 1923 in Garrett, Somerset Co., Pennsylvania. Death Certificate available on Don McKenzie's Ancestry site.


      Urias MCKENZIE and Cordelia T. HUTZEL were married. Cordelia T. HUTZEL was born in Aug 1863. She died on 30 Apr 1937 in Finzel, Garrett Co., Maryland. Frostburg, May 4 ? The funeral of Mrs. Cordelia H. McKenzie, 73, widow of Urias McKenzie, who died Friday at the family home, near Finzel, Garrett county, was conducted Monday morning at St. Michael's Catholic Church, with the rector, the Rev Patrick J. Bradley, celebrant of the Requiem Mass. Father Bradley also preached the funeral sermon. Burial was in St. Michael's Cemetery. The Cumberland Evening Times, May 4, 1937.

      Frostburg, Md., Feb. 28 ? Uriah McKenzie, farmer, age 70 years, died Tuesday morning at his home in Finzel, after being ill for one week with double pneumonia. Mr. McKenzie is survived by his wife and the following children: Misses Edith and Orpha McKenzie, and Aaron, George and Joseph of Finzel, and Oscar, of Grantsville. The funeral was held this morning at St. Michael?s Church. Interment was in St. Michael?s Cemetery. Cumberland Evening Times, Wednesday, February 28, 1923

      These were all posted by Genie Ragan on Our Brick Walls site:

      McKenzie, Urias

      I, Urias McKenzie, of Finzel, Garrett Co., Md. do make this my will, in manner following, that is to say: After the payment of my just debts and expenses, I give, devise and bequeath my estate as follows: All my estate, real, personal and mixed, of every description, I give, devise and bequeath unto my wife Cordelia McKenzie for and during the term of her natural life and at her death I direct that the same be sold by my Executor hereinafter named who shall be authorized to deliver a good and sufficient deed therefore to the purchaser and distribute the proceeds as follows: I give unto my daughter Edith McKenzie the sum of two hundred and fifty dollars from said proceeds; I give and bequeath unto my son Orin an undivided one-sixth share of the proceeds of said estate, after the payment of the bequest to Edith heretofore set forth, and if he has not arrived at the age of 21 years when the same shall be for distribution I direct that his share shall be deposited by my Executor and be payable to Orin when he shall arrive at the age of 21 years. I give, devise and bequeath unto my daughter Orpha Elizabeth McKenzie an undivided one-sixth share of the proceeds of said estate after the payment of the bequest to Edith hereinbefore set forth, and if she has not arrived at the age of 21 years, or have married when the same shall be ready for distribution, I direct that her share shall be deposited by my Executor and payable when she shall arrive at the age of 21 or have married.

      My son Oscar is now indebted unto me in the sum of $100.00 and I direct that the same shall be charged to his one-sixth share which I hereby bequeath to him.

      My son George C. is now indebted to me in the sum of $100.00 and I direct that the same shall be charged to his one-sixth share which I hereby will to him.

      In addition to the bequest of $250.00 hereinbefore set forth to Edith I direct that she shall be entitled to receive one-sixth of said proceeds. If during the life of my wife she should desire to sell the real estate which I now own I direct that my Executor herein named shall be authorized to execute a deed therefor and the proceeds thereform[sic] deposited or reinvested by my Executor in a home for my said wife and infant children. If my said wife should be in need of any portion or part of the proceeds of said estate for her maintenance and support and that of the minor children and daughter Edith it is my will that she shall be entitled to use the same and any balance remaining after her death shall be distributed as herein set forth and this paragraph shall take precedence over the life estate hereinbefore set forth in my said wife. I also authorize my said wife to sell and dispose of any personal property of which I may die seized and any balance remaining after her death shall be distributed as hereinbefore set forth.
      I constitute and appoint my wife Cordelia Mckenzie and Oscar McKenzie to be the Executors of this my will to serve without bond.

      Witness my hand & seal this 25th day of February, 1923.

      Urias McKenzie (seal)

      Signed, sealed, published and declared by the above named testator as and for his last will and testament in the presence of us, who at his request in his presence and in the presence of each other have signed our names as witnesses.

      Oscar McKenzie,
      Geo. C. McKenzie
      Edward J. Ryan,
      Abbott R. Walker.

      State of Maryland, Garrett County, to-wit:

      On this 12th day of March, 1923, came Goerge C. McKenzie and made oath in due form of law that he does not know of any Will or Codicil of Urias McKenzie, late of Garrett Ounty[sic], deceased, other than the aforegoing instrument of writing and that he received same from the 1st National Bank of Frostburg, Md. on or about the 10th day of March, 1923.

      Test: E. E. Friend, Register

      State of Maryland, Garrett County, to-wit:

      On this 12th day of March, 1923, came Oscar McKenzie, Geo. C. McKenzie and Edward J. Ryan three of the subscribing witnesses to the aforegoing last will and testament of Urias McKenzie, late of Garrett County, deceased, and made oath in due form of law that they did see the testator sign this Will; that they heard him publish, pronounce and declare the same to be his last Will and testament; that at the time of his so doing he was to the best of their apprehension, of sound and disposing mind, memory and understanding; and that they together with Abbott R. Walkler, subscribed their names as witnesses, to this Will at the request of the testator, in is presence and in the presence of each other.

      Test: E. E. Friend, Register


    Person ID I01585  McKenzie Genealogy
    Last Modified 7 Jun 2017 

    Father Ambrose G. McKenzie,   b. 1 Mar 1829, Greenville TWSP, Somerset County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Apr 1906, Frostburg, Allegany County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Lydia Long,   b. 1838, Ambrose, Indiana County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1862  (Age 24 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 15 Feb 1853  Wellersburg, Somerset County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F00668  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Cordelia T. Hutzell,   b. 19 Aug 1863, Somerset County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Apr 1937, Finzel, Garett County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Children 
     1. Rose Edith McKenzie,   b. 15 Oct 1880, Finzel, Garrett County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Feb 1967, Frostburg, Allegany County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)  [natural]
     2. Charles Oscar McKenzie,   b. 24 Mar 1883, Somerset, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Feb 1941, Finzel, Garrett County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)  [natural]
     3. George Clarence McKenzie,   b. 2 Feb 1887, Boynton, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Apr 1976, Baltimore, Baltimore County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)  [natural]
     4. Joseph Roy McKenzie,   b. 17 Jul 1889, Garrett County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Apr 1965, Frostburg, Allegany County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)  [natural]
     5. Oren Sylvester McKenzie,   b. 10 Jul 1906, Frostburg, Allegany County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jan 1975, Cumberland, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)  [natural]
     6. Orpha Elizabeth McKenzie,   b. 2 Sep 1910, Garrett County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Nov 1999, Ashland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 7 Jun 2017 
    Family ID F00849  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Photo of Ambrose McKenzie Home and Ambrose McKenzie and Relatives
    Photo of Ambrose McKenzie Home and Ambrose McKenzie and Relatives
    Ambrose McKenzie Home, L-R Sarah McKenzie (b. 1875), Lucinda (Cindy) Brown & baby, Ambrose McKenzie (b. 1829), Rachel (Long), wife of Ambrose, Isiah Brown & James Brown. Photo taken near John McKenzie Farm, McKenzie Hollow Rd., Greenville Township, Somerset County, Pennsylvania
    Photo of Urias John McKenzie (b. 1853)
    Photo of Urias John McKenzie (b. 1853)
    Photo of Urias John McKenzie (b. 1853) Cordelia T. Hutzell (b. 1863)
    Photo of Urias John McKenzie (b. 1853) Cordelia T. Hutzell (b. 1863)

    Documents
    Death Certificate of Urias McKenzie (b. 1853)
    Death Certificate of Urias McKenzie (b. 1853)

    Headstones
    Gravestone of Urias J. McKenzie (b. 1853) and wife Cordelia T. Hutzel McKenzie (b. 1863)
    Gravestone of Urias J. McKenzie (b. 1853) and wife Cordelia T. Hutzel McKenzie (b. 1863)


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