Bruce Carr Fitzhugh

Headstone of Bruce Carr Fitzhugh
The Clarksburg Telegram., June 24, 1898, page 7

B. C. Fitzhugh returned yesterday from a vacation at Athens and Stewart, Ohio, and resumed his position as conductor on the M. R. this morning. During his absence Harry Fleming acted as conductor and baggage master, Towles as brakeman.–Index.


The Daily Telegram., July 29, 1903

Captain B. C. Fitzhugh, who, for a number of years, has been a popular B. & O. conductor on the runs about this city, has been compelled to lay off for the past week on account of sickness. He has been called to Fairmont by the illness of his sister-in-law, Mrs. Brannon, who is at Cook hospital.


The Daily Telegram., February 19, 1904

B & O Steam Engine

Conductor B. C. Fitzhugh, on the Monongah division, who has been in Ohio the past two months resting on account of the poor condition of his health, has returned.

The Daily Telegram., May 17, 1904

Capt. B. C. Fitzhugh, conductor on the Morgantown-Weston run left Clarksburg Tuesday for Stuart, Ohio, on a business trip.


Well Known Baltimore & Ohio Conductor Passes Away At Stewart, O. Remains Brought Here.
The Daily Telegram., January 07, 1905

Captain B. C. Fitzhugh died at Stewart, Ohio, from consumption, at 12:20 o’clock Saturday, after an illness of several months.

The deceased for many years was a popular and efficient passenger conductor on the Monongah division of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad between this city and Fairmont.

Bad health compelled him to quit his duties, as such several months ago, and since then there had been a rapid decline in his health.

Conductor checking tickets

Captain Fitzhugh was a son of William Fitzhugh, deceased, and was born at Bridgeport. He was a cousin of A. D. Fitzhugh and brothers.

Captain Fitzhugh married a daughter of Patrick Conners, now of Ohio. She is a sister of Mrs. J. F. Hart, and sister of Mrs. John Rooney, wife of the Baltimore & Ohio engineer, born of this city.

The remains will arrive here at 5:30 o’clock Sunday evening, accompanied by the bereft wife and other relatives and will be taken to the home of Mr. Rooney in Glen Elk.

No arrangements have been made as yet for the funeral.


Of Captain B. C. Fitzhugh Will Take Place From Rooney Residence in Glen Elk Tuesday Morning–Remains Arrive Here From Stewart, Ohio.

The Daily Telegram., January 09, 1905

The remains of the late Captain B. C. Fitzhugh, who died at Stewart, Ohio, Saturday after a long illness, arrived in this city Sunday evening and were taken to the home of his sister, Mrs. John Rooney, corner of Fifth and Werninger streets.

The funeral will take place from there Tuesday morning at ten o’clock. Rev. S. K. Arbuthnot, pastor of Goff Methodist Episcopal Church, will conduct the funeral services.

Sketch of Individual in Mourning

The interment will be in the I. O. O. F cemetery. Mr. Fitzhugh was a member of the Order of Railway Conductors and that organization will attend the obsequies in a body. He was also a member of the Knights of Pythias and that order will also participate in the funeral.

Funeral of Captain Fitzhugh.

The Daily Telegram., January 10, 1905

The funeral of the late Captain B. C. Fitzhugh took place from the residence of John Rooney, at the corner of Fifth and Werninger streets, in Glen Elk, Tuesday morning at ten o’clock, attended by a large number of sorrowing friends.

Rev. S. K. Arbuthnot, pastor of Goff M. E. Church, officiated, and the Order of Railway Conductors and the Knights of Pythias lodge participated in the obsequies.

The remains were interred in the I. O. O. F. cemetery.

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