Cruger Wormley Smith


Burial Takes Place at the Odd Fellows’ Cemetery Here.

The Daily Telegram., March 09, 1912

Headstone inscription of Cruger Wormley Smith

The funeral of Cruger W. Smith, of Charles Town, who died there Friday morning was held here Saturday morning upon the arrival of No. 3 at the local station.

The funeral party was formed and went direct to the Odd Fellows’ Cemetery where the burial was held.

The Rev. C. B. Mitchell of the Episcopal Church, assisted by the Rev. Percy McDonald, rector of the Episcopal Church at Morgantown, read the funeral service at the grave.

Shepherdstown Register., March 14, 1912

Mr. Cruger W. Smith, one of Charles Town’s most prominent citizens, died at his home in that place last Wednesday, after a brief illness.

Mr. Smith was a native of Clarksburg, W. Va., but had lived in Charles Town for a number of years.

He is survived by his wife, who was a daughter of the late Judge Thomas C. Green. His body was sent to Clarksburg for burial. He was 62 years of age.

Map location showing Charles Town where Cruger Wormley Smith resided for awhile
Shepherdstown Register., March 21, 1912

The will of the late Cruger W. Smith has been probated and disposes of an estate estimated to amount to nearly one hundred thousand dollars, a large part of which consists of Charles Town real estate.

Mrs. Smith is left all the property for life. At her death the old Green homestead reverts to the children of T. C. Green, and the remaining property to  Mr. Smith’s relatives. — Charles Town Free Press.


Leaves His Property at Various Points to Some of His Relatives.

The Daily Telegram., July 08, 1912
The Clarksburg Telegram., July 11, 1912, page 5

Stock image of Last Will and Testament

M. B. Davis qualified Monday before the county court as administrator of the estate of Nancy C. Davis with bond at $200 and Frank B. Thoyts surety.

A certified copy of the will of the late Cruger W. Smith, a former resident of this county but residing at Charles Town at the time of his death, was presented for recordation.

Mr. Smith left his house and lots at Charles Town and his interest in seventy-six acres of oil and gas territory in the county to Flora M. Smith, his wife, her life time, and at the time of her death the same are to go to the heirs of Mary M. Gore.

D. Anna Miller is given a house and lot in Washington, D. C., while another house and lot there are to be sold and the proceeds thereof after inheritance taxes are paid are to go to Marshal W. Rust and Flora C. Matele.

Personal property is also distributed by the will.

The sheriff’s annual settlement which will take several days was begun.

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