Hezekiah Ferguson Criss

The Clarksburg Telegram., December 10, 1897, page 7
Headstone inscription of Hezekiah Ferguson Criss


Miss Rossie Hewes has purchased the grocery store of Mr. Hezekiah F. Criss and is now in charge.

The Clarksburg Telegram., January 07, 1898, page 7
The Clarksburg Telegram., January 21, 1898, page 7


“The neatest store in town”– that is what everybody says about the Hewes grocery store on Main street, (recently owned by Mr. H. F. Criss.) You can always get fresh and first-class groceries at this store and it is the best place to buy candies in town. Give them a call — it will pay you. 


The Clarksburg Telegram, October 07, 1898
Nastutium arrangement

E. W. Wells and Horace L. Wells against H. F. Criss and others. Judgement against the  payment of a note dissolved.


The Clarksburg Telegram., November 14, 1902

Succumbed to a Double Stroke of Paralysis, Received Monday

The death of H. F. Criss occurred at his home in this city at 5:25 o’clock Wednesday evening and was caused by a double stroke of paralysis.

The funeral was held at 11 o’clock this Friday morning at the family residence and interment took place in the I. O. O. F. cemetery.

Mr. Criss was born in this city 62 years ago and was a son of George W. Criss, a pioneer settler of Clarksburg. Two children preceded him to the grave. Mrs. Criss survives him.

Grave marker of Hezekiah Ferguson Criss

For many years he was a prominent merchant here and many years prior to his death was a gentleman of affluence. There are many who regret exceedingly to learn of his sudden death.

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