Cornelius William Virts[1]

Male 1865 - 1941


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  • Born  31 May 1865  Weaverton, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  17 Jan 1941  Knoxville, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried  Christ Reformed Cemetery, Middletown, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I568  Virts
    Last Modified  8 Mar 2016 

    Father  Cornelius William Virts, Sr.,   b. 22 Aug 1825, Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Apr 1906, Sandy Hook, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Catherine Ellen Enniss,   b. 22 Jan 1834, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Oct 1892, Sandy Hook, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  2 Dec 1850  Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F201  Group Sheet

    Family  Mary Sophia Grimm,   b. 18 Apr 1866, Washington County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Dec 1953, Knoxville, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  26 May 1891  Harpers Ferry, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Jefferson County, WV Marriage Records
    Children 
     1. Nellie May Virts,   b. 4 May 1892, Knoxville, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jan 1971, Knoxville, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Edgar Cornelius Virts, Sr.,   b. 5 Dec 1893, Knoxville, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Sep 1964, Knoxville, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Zina Catherine Virts,   b. 29 May 1895,   d. 21 Mar 1962, Frederick, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Harvey Graham Virts,   b. 29 Aug 1896, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Dec 1982, Tampa, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  8 Mar 2016 
    Family ID  F340  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • Cornelius William Virts

      Source: News, Frederick, Md.
      Date: January 18, 1941

      Cornelius William Virts, well known retired farmer, was found dead in bed Friday morning at the home of his son, Harvey G. Virts, Rosemont, near Brunswick. Prior to his retirement, he owned and farmed Tyrconnel Farms near Knoxville. He had complained for sometime of heart trouble but had been about as usual until retiring Thursday night. His death came as a shock to relatives and friends. He was 6 years of age. He was a son of the late Cornelius and Katherine Ennis Virts, of near Sandy Hook. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Mary Grimm Virts, two sons, Edgar C. and Harvey G. Virts, Rosemont; two daughters, Mrs. Nellie E. Eagle, near Knoxville, and Mrs. Zona K. Gaver, Middletown; one brother, Charles Virts, near Sandy Hook, and four sisters, Mrs. Nellie Johnson, Hagerstown, Mrs. Gertie Hargett and Mrs. Pearl Henck, of Frederick, and Mrs. Grace Nash, Washington. The body is at the funeral home in Brunswick and was taken to the home of his son, Harvey G. Virts, at 3 o'clock this afternoon. Funeral services will be held from there Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock, conduct by the Rev. Norman L. Trott. Interment in the Reformed cemetery, Middletown. C. H. Feete and Brother, funeral directors.

  • Sources 
    1. [S640] 1880 Ohio Census.

    2. [S1187] The Frederick News, January 18, 1941.

    3. [S1659] West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970.