Maria Louisa Robinson Criss

Death of Mrs. Andrew Criss.

The Clarksburg Telegram., September 14, 1900

Mrs. Maria Louisa Robinson Criss, wife of Col. Andrew S. Criss, died at 11:30 o’clock p. m., Tuesday, September 11, 1900, of heart failure, after an illness of nearly a year.

Gates of Heaven used to represent the crossing over into the afterlife of Maria Louisa Robinson Criss

She was in the 77th year of her age. Mrs. Maria Louisa Robinson Criss was the mother of ten children, of whom Fred Criss and Misses Maude and Ida Criss survive, besides the bereaved husband.

She was related to the Robinson and Boggess families of this section, and was a beloved and Christian woman.

Funeral services were conducted at 10 o’clock Thursday morning at her late home, corner of Second and Mechanic streets by Rev. Mr. Richardson, pastor of the Central Presbyterian church, of which church she had long been a member, and interment was made in the I. O. O. F. cemetery. 

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