Minnie America Thompson

Female 1867 - 1947


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  • Born  16 May 1867  Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Female 
    Died  22 Apr 1947  Adamstown, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried  Saint Pauls Episcopal Church Cemetery, Point of Rocks, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I1007  Virts
    Last Modified  18 Aug 2015 

    Family  Wallace Leon Virts,   b. 5 May 1870, Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Mar 1930, Adamstown, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  30 Jun 1892  Baltimore, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
     1. Mary Rebecca Virts,   b. 15 May 1898, Point of Rocks, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jan 1916, Point of Rocks, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Emory Leon Virts,   b. 13 Nov 1900, Point of Rocks, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Mar 1998, Keedysville, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Pauline Louise Virts,   b. 9 Jun 1903, Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jun 1981, Frederick, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Lucille Margaret Virts,   b. 15 May 1905, Point of Rocks, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 May 1993, Frederick, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  7 Oct 2012 
    Family ID  F590  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    Wallace Leon Virts and Minnie America Thompson
    Wallace Leon Virts and Minnie America Thompson
    Wallace was born May 5, 1870 in Frederick County, Maryland to Jacob Joseph Joseph and Ann Rebecca Mossburg Wirts, Jr. He died March 22, 1930 in Adamstown, Maryland. He married Minnie America Thompson on June 30, 1892. She was born May 16, 1867 in Frederick County, Maryland and died April 22, 1947 in Adamstown. Both are buried in Saint Paul's Episcopal Church Cemetery in Point of Rocks, Maryland.

    Photo courtesy of Jennie Legrave

  • Notes 
    • The Frederick News, April 23, 1947

      Mrs. Minnie A. Virts, widow of Wallace L. Virts died at the home of her son-in-law and daughter, Mrs. and Mrs. George T. Stup, near Adamstown, Tuesday evening at 5 o'clock. She had been sick for about three years but had been about on Tuesday until suddenly stricken. She was 79 years of age.

      She was a daughter of the late Philip and Mary Catherine Crist Thompson. Surviving are two daugthers, Mrs. Stup and Mrs. Howard Stup, near Adamstown; son Emory L. Virts, Point of Rocks; a brother Robert Thompson, Ellicott City; 14 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

      The body is at the funeral home, 106 East Church street, where friends may call after 7 o'clock this evening. Services will be conducted from there Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock with interment in St. Pauls cemetery, near Point of Rocks. M. R. Etchison and Son, funeral directors.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1267] The Frederick News, obituary, April 23, 1947.

    2. [S269] Frederick County Maryland Marriage Records.