Charles Lazora (Charles B.) McKenzie

Charles Lazora (Charles B.) McKenzie

Male 1872 - 1936  (64 years)

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  • Name Charles Lazora (Charles B.) McKenzie 
    Born 27 Jan 1872  Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 28 Jun 1936  Barrackville, Marion County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Charles B. McKenzie

      Berlin, Pa. July 1 – Charles B. McKenzie, 68, of Berlin, dies Sunday at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Hubert Garlitz of Barracksville, W.Va., where he had been for the past few weeks. Mr. McKenzie had been ill for the past four months and recently went to West Virginiia in the hope of benefitting his health. His wife, Mrs. Elle McKenzie, passed away 28 tears ago. Surviving are these children, Enoch McKenzie, of Berlin, Lee of Brothersvalley Township; Mrs. Samuel Jones of Somerset; Mrs. Thomas O’Brien of Akron, O.; Mrs. Harry Engelka of Granttown, W.Va; Mrs. Harry Geist of Berlin and Mrs. Garlitz, mentioned above. Five children preceded him in death. Funeral services were conducted this morning in St. Ann’s Church, in Avilton, Garrett County, Md. Interment was in the church cemetery. Cumberland Evening Times, Wednesday, July 1, 1936.


      Birth: Jan. 27, 1872
      Maryland
      Death: Jun. 28, 1936
      Barrackville
      Marion County
      West Virginia

      Charles McKenzie was the son of Barbara Blocher(not Catholic unlike the McKenzie family) McKenzie and Samuel M. McKenzie. His father died when he was just three years old, so his grandparents Samuel Francis and Hannah McKenzie raised him. He intermittently used the middle inital L for Lazora and B. presumably for Blocher. He was a farmer in Avilton MD who retired to Somerset, PA where many of his 13 children lived. He was visiting his daughter Lulu in Barrackville when he died at the age of 54 yrs of age.

      Burial:
      Saint Anns Cemetery
      Avilton
      Garrett County
      Maryland

      Created by: k wech
      Record added: Oct 06, 2010
      Find A Grave Memorial# 59688489

      The following information was received from Ray Leidinger:

      Stapled set of notes and papers on Charles Lazora McKenzie

      Notes on Charles Lazora B. McKenzie:

      Born June 1872
      Died 28 June 1936, Barrackville, Marion Co., WV
      Burial 1 July 1936
      Father: Samuel B. (Note: the B was changed in red ink from a P.) McKenzie
      Mother: Barbara Blocher (crossed out; hand printed Eliza Jane Shuck, issued 29 April 1858) Please Note: The WV death certificate for Charles clearly states Barbara Blocher was his mother.
      Wife: Ellen Margaret Garlitz
      Children:
      1. Pauline McKenzie married Thomas O’Brien

      2. Beatrice Martha McKenzie; born c. 1905; Married Henry Elwood Engleka on 12 October 1923

      3. Lulu Elizabeth born Jul 1892; died Oct 1976 in Fairmont, Marion Co., WV; married James Hubert Garlitz on 29 June 1914

      4. Enoch J. born 28 Feb 1898, Avilton, MD; died 6 Nov 1943; married Nellie Savilla Colfresh (sic: Colflesh) who died in 1982 (sic: Nellie died in Quincy, Franklin Co., PA, on 4 May 1983)
      Savilla McKenzie Adams, 84, 1311 Main St., Berlin, died May 4, 1983, at the United Methodist Home, Quincy. She was born July 16, 1898, in Keysers Ridge, Maryland, daughter of George W. and Sarah (Ringler) Colflesh. She was preceded in death by parents; her first husband, Enoch J. McKenzie; and second husband, James O. Adams; also four sisters and seven brothers. She is survived by a son, Hilton E. McKenzie, Atlanta, Ga.; a daughter, Mrs. Betty M. Lashley, Chambersburg; five grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. She was a member of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, the Friendship Sunday School Class, senior citizens, ladies auxilary of the Berlin Volunteer Fire Department, and Lady Berlin Rebecca Lodge 277. Friends were received at the Johnson - Kunlman Funeral Home, Berlin, where services were held with the Rev. Kenneth S. Swanson officiating. Interment, Berlin, IOOF Cemetery. Daily American May 6, 1983

      5. Alma F. born 13 Jun 1895, Berlin, Somerset Co., PA; died 12 Dec 1978, Somerset, Somerset Co., PA; married Samuel Jones on 22 May 1915, at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Cumberland, MD


      6. Gerald M. born Dec 1899; died 1915

      7. Lee V. born 12 Jan 1902; died 21 Dec. 1977 in Berlin, Somerset Co., PA; married Virginia Romaine Flickenger on 7 Feb 1922 at SS. Peter and Paul’s Catholic Church, Cumberland, MD

      8. Lawrence D. born 1903; died 1904

      9. Oren born abt. 1904

      10. Mildred M. born 1902; married Harry Diest

      11. John born 1908; died 1908

      12. Barbara E. born 1910; died 1910
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      On separate sheet in red, Ray supplies another list entitled Children for Charles B. McKenzie and Margaret Ellen Garlitz:
      1. Anna F.
      2. Carolina
      3. Leslie V.
      4. Enoch Joseph
      5. Gerald M.
      6. Mildred
      7. Beatrice Martha
      8. Aaron
      9. Lee Vincent
      10. Pauline
      12. Alma

      Separate sheet from Find A Grave Memorial# 59688489, created by K Wech on Oct 6, 2010, for Charles Lazora McKenzie, birth Jan. 27, 1872, Maryland, USA; deathJune 28, 1936, Barrackville, Marion Co., WV, USA; burial Saint Ann’s Cemetery, Avilton, Garrett Co., MD

      Info reads:

      Charles McKenzie was the son of Barbara Blocher (not Catholic unlike the McKenzie family) McKenzie and Samuel M. McKenzie. His father died when he was just three years old, so his grandparents Samuel Francis and Hannah McKenzie raised him. He intermittently used the middle initial L for Lazora and B, presumably for Blocher. He was a farmer in Avilton MD who retired to Somerset PA where many of his 13 children lived. He was visiting his daughter Lulu in Barrackville when he died at the age of 54 yrs of age.
    Person ID I01888  McKenzie Genealogy
    Last Modified 27 Sep 2018 

    Father Samuel M. McKenzie,   b. 2 Feb 1840, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Sep 1875  (Age 35 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Barbara Elizabeth Blocher,   b. 23 Dec 1842, Allegany County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Mar 1881  (Age 38 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 15 Feb 1863  Frostburg, Allegany County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F01032  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ellen Margaret Garlitz,   b. 13 Feb 1874, Avilton, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Nov 1910, Avilton, Garrett County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 36 years) 
    Children 
     1. Lulu Elizabeth McKenzie,   b. Jul 1892,   d. Oct 1976, Fairmont, Marion, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 84 years)  [natural]
     2. Pauline McKenzie,   b. Abt 1895, Garrett County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. UNKNOWN  [natural]
     3. Alma F. McKenzie,   b. 13 Jun 1895, Berlin, Somerset, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Dec 1978, Somerset, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)  [natural]
     4. Enoch Joseph McKenzie,   b. 28 Feb 1898, Avilton, Garrett County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Nov 1943, Somerset County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years)  [natural]
     5. Gerald M. McKenzie,   b. 20 Dec 1899, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Nov 1915, Berlin, Somerset County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 15 years)  [natural]
     6. Lee Vincent McKenzie,   b. 12 Jan 1902, Abingdon, Harford County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Dec 1977, Berlin, Somerset County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)  [natural]
     7. Lawrence D. McKenzie,   b. 1903,   d. 1904  (Age 1 years)  [natural]
     8. Mildred M. McKenzie,   b. 14 Oct 1904, Avilton, Garrett County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jun 1993, Somerset County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)  [natural]
     9. Beatrice Martha McKenzie,   b. Abt 1905,   d. UNKNOWN  [natural]
     10. John McKenzie,   b. 1908,   d. 1908  (Age 0 years)  [natural]
     11. Oren McKenzie,   b. 27 Jan 1909, Garrett County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jul 1931, Fairmont, Marion County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 22 years)  [natural]
     12. Barbara E. McKenzie,   b. 1910,   d. 1910  (Age 0 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 27 Sep 2018 
    Family ID F01021  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    Death Certificate of Charles Lazora McKenzie (b. 1872)
    Death Certificate of Charles Lazora McKenzie (b. 1872)

    Headstones
    Gravestone of Charles Lazora McKenzie (b. 1872)
    Gravestone of Charles Lazora McKenzie (b. 1872)
    Son of Samuel P. McKenzie (b. 1840)


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