Sophia Anderson

Female 1855 - 1933  (78 years)


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  • Name Sophia Anderson 
    Born 2 Aug 1855  Frostburg, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 3 Aug 1933  Frostburg, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Isaac BLOCHER and Sophia Anderson were married. Sophia Anderson was born about 1855 in Frostburg, Allegany Co., Maryland. She died on 3 Aug 1933 in Frostburg, Allegany Co., Maryland.

      Frostburg, Md., Aug. 3 - Mrs. Sophia Blocher, 78, widow of the late Isaac Blocher, a native of Frostburg, died at her home, 184 Ormond street, at 8 o'clock today following a lingering illness. Funeral services will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. at the home with the Rev. D. N. Calvert, pastor of the Grace M. E. Church, South, officiating. Burial will be in Johnson cemetery. Mrs. Blocher is survived by five sons, two daughters and two brothers. The sons are William, Frostburg; Webster, Cumberland; Wesley, Charles and Walter, at home. The daughters are Mrs. Annie Minick and Mrs. Philip Knepp, both of Frostburg. Mark Anderson, Grahamtown, and Luther Anderson, Salisbury, Pa., are the brothers. The Cumberland Evening Times, August 3, 1933


      Isaac BLOCHER and Sophia Anderson had the following children:

      2i.Mary V. BLOCHER was born about 1875 in Maryland.
      +3ii.Daniel Webster BLOCHER (born in Dec 1875).
      +4iii.Annie B. BLOCHER (born on 11 Sep 1877).
      +5iv.Lillie BLOCHER (born in Mar 1880).
      +6v.Bertha BLOCHER (born in Dec 1882).
      7vi.John Wesley BLOCHER was born on 16 Oct 1883 in Garrett Co., Maryland. World War I Draft Registration."John Wesley Blocher; County: Allegany; State: Maryland; Birth Date: 16 Oct 1883; Race: White; FHL Roll Number: 1654039 DraftBoard: 2." (courtesy Betty Smith) He died on 11 Mar 1961 in Cumberland, Allegany Co., Maryland. FROSTBURG - J. Wesley Blocher, 77, of 184 Ormond Street, died yesterday morning in Memorial Hospital, Cumberland, where he was admitted Monday. Born October 16, 1883, he was a son of the late Isaac and Sophia (Anderson) Blocher and was born on Little Savage Mountain, Garrett County. He was a retired coal miner and a member of the Methodist Church. He is survived by a brother, Charles Blocher, of here; a sister, Mrs. Annie Minnick, also of here, and a number of nieces and nephews. The body is at the Durst Funeral Home where friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Services will be conducted at the funeral home tomorrow at 2 p.m. by Rev. Robert W. Current and interment will be in the Johnson Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Harry Dishong, Melvin Ward, Harry Ramhoff, William Rankin, Elmer Miller and Clyde Lindeman. The Cumberland Sunday Times, March 12, 1961

      8vii.Charles BLOCHER was born on 23 Dec 1885 in Garrett Co., Maryland. World War I Draft Registration."Charles Blocher; County: Allegany; State: Maryland; Birth Date: 23 Dec 1885; Race: White; FHL Roll Number: 1654039 DraftBoard: 2." (courtesy Betty Smith)

      He died on 5 Nov 1963 in Hagerstown, Washington Co., Maryland. FROSTBURG Charles Blocher, 78, formerly of 18 High Street, died yesterday in Washington County Hospital, Hagerstown, where he had been a patient two weeks. Mr. Blocher had resided with his niece, Mrs. J. F. Wilson, Hagerstown, since last August. A native of Garrett County, he was a son of the late Isaac and Sophia (Anderson) Blocher. He was a member of First Methodist Church of Frostburg. Survivors include a sister, Mrs. Annie Minnick, Frostburg, and a number of nieces and nephews. The body is at the Durst Funeral Home where the family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p. m. and 7 to 9 p. m. A service will be conducted at the funeral home tomorrow at 2 p.m. by Rev. Harold B. Wright. Interment will be in Johnson Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Philip, Harold, Granville, Willard Blocher, James and Wilford Minnick. The Cumberland News, November 6, 1963
      +9viii.William McGough BLOCHER (born on 22 Jul 1889).
      10ix.Walter BLOCHER was born in 1890 in Garrett Co., Maryland. He died on 12 Nov 1946 in Hagerstown, Washington Co., Maryland. Walter Blocher, 57, former resident of this city and Frostburg, died suddenly yesterday afternoon at the home of his niece, Mrs James Wilson, of Hagerstown, with whom he resided. He was disabled by a back injury suffered in a mining accident about 20 years ago while employed by the Sunnyside Mine Company on Mt. Savage Road. Born near Little Savage Mountain, Mr. Blocher was a son of the late Isaac and Sophia (Anderson) Blocher, He moved to Frostburg about 35 years ago and came to Cumberland in 1934 to reside with Mr. and Mrs. Wilson. He went to Hagerstown with the couple about ten years ago. Mr. Blocher, a veteran of World War I, served in France with the Army. He was a member, of Morris Frock Post No. 42, American Legion, Hagerstown. Surviving, in addition to his niece, are four brothers, William, Weslie and Charles Blocher, all of Frostburg, and Webster Blocher, of Akron, Ohio; two sisters, Mrs. Annie Minnick, of Frostburg, and Mrs. Bertha Knepp, of Eckhart, and a number of nephews and other nieces. The body was brought here last night to the Hafer Funeral Home. It will be taken to the Hafer Funeral Home in Frostburg this afternoon. The Cumberland Evening Times, November 13, 1946
      +11x.Philip BLOCHER (born in May 1892).
      +12xi.Eva May BLOCHER (born in May 1894).
      +13xii.Isaac Thomas BLOCHER (born in Jun 1897).
    Person ID I05637  McKenzie Genealogy
    Last Modified 15 Jan 2019 


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