William Otho Dosh

Male 1886 - 1956


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  • Born  1886  Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  28 Nov 1956  Gaithersburg, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried  Forest Oak Cemetery, Gaithersburg, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I1106  Virts
    Last Modified  15 Aug 2015 

    Family  Georgia Mary Verts,   b. 11 Jun 1902, Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jan 1974, Gaithersburg, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  27 Jun 1925  Washington, DC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Georgia Mary Dosh,   b. 21 Jul 1927, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Aug 1990
     2. Living
    Last Modified  7 Oct 2012 
    Family ID  F633  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • Loudoun Times Mirror, June 17, 1925

      At the home of the bride's uncle Mr. J. Wilbur Costello, of Washington, D.C., at 10 o'clock on Saturday morning. "Miss Georgia Mary Verts, daughter of Mrs. Emma A. Verts of Leesburg and Mr. William O. Dosh, a prominent farmer and business man of Gaithersburg, MD were married in the presence of a large company of relatives and friends. The ceremony was performed by Rev. William H. Pettus, rector of St. Mark's Episcopal Church, Washington. The home was beautifully decorated with flowers and palms.

      The bride, who was given in marriage by her mother, was in a gown of tan georgette, trimmed with lace and velvet and wore a picture hat to match. She carried a bouquet of tea roses and lilies of the valley. The matron of honor, Mrs. J. Wilbur Costello of Washington, aunt of the bride, wore navy chiffon, with picture hat, and carried pink sweetpeas. Mrs. Verts wore a gown of navy blue georgette, with ecru lace. Mr. J. Wilbur Costello, the bride's uncle was best man for Mr. Dosh.
      A breakfast at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Costello followed the ceremony, after which Mr. and Mrs. Dosh left for Atlantic City. They will be a home at Gaithersburg after July 21.

      The bride's going-away costume was a navy canton crepe, with hat to match, and she wore a stone marten neckpiece.

      Among the out-of-town guest at the wedding and breakfast were: Mr. and Mrs. H. Clay Plummer, Miss Elizabeth Smith and Miss Laura Bohrer of Gaithersburg; Mr. and Mrs. Harry Dosh and Mrs. Douglas Dosh of Frederick, MD; Mr. M. B. Costello and Mr. A. F. Costello of Leesburg, VA.
      Mr. Dosh is a son of Mrs. Ella Dosh of Frederick, MD.

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      Evening Star, November 29, 1956

      Dosh, William O. On Wednesday, November 28, 1956, William O. Dosh, of 20 Brooks ave., Gaithersburg, Md., beloved husband of the Georgia M. Dosh, father of Mrs. Georgia D. Rabbitt and Mrs. Jane E. Johnston; brother of Mrs. Edith Thomas, Harry and Earl Dosh, and grandfather of William Otho Johnston. Friends may call at the Colonial Funeral Home of Robert A. Pumphrey, Rockville, Md., where services will be held on Saturday, December 1, at 1 p.m. Interment Forest Oak Cemetery, Gaithersburg, Md.

  • Sources 
    1. [S281] The Washington Post, November 30, 1956.