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Jefferies James [Male] b. 1888 - d. 2 Jan 1957 Frostburg Md

A 69-year-old Frostburg man died of exposure early this morning on Beall Street, Frostburg. The victim, James Jeffries, 12 West Mechanic Street, Frostburg, was pronounced dead at 5:50 a. m. in Miners Hospital. The man was discovered by Woodrow Layman, 65 West Main Street, who found Jeffries lying under a parked automobile at the corner of Beall Street and East College Avenue. Frostburg police, who investigated, said Jeffries appeared lo be alive when pulled from under the car, but was dead on arrival at the hospital. Layman told authorities he had just returned from Cumberland with friends who arrived here on a train. After taking Miss Nan Jeffries to her home at 33 Beall Street he noticed the lower section of a man's body under a parked automobile. Layman phoned police who look the man to the hospital. Jeffries resided at 42 West Mechanic Street, but recently had been living with a brother, Clifton Jeffries, at 30 Beall Street. He was a retired plumber; and was a son of Ihe late Alfred and Mary Jane (Davis) Jeffries. He was a World War One veteran. He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Agnes (Speir) Jeffries, a patient in Springfield State Hospital, near Baltimore; two sons, Hugh and James Jeffries, both of Frostburg; four brothers, Clifton, Walter and Frank Jeffries, all of Frostburg, and George Jeffries, Fairmont, W. Va., and a sister, Edna Jeffries, at home. The body is at the Durst Funeral Home, Frostburg, where, services will be conducted Friday at 2 p. m. by Rev. Edward A. Godsey, pastor of First Methodist Church. Interment will be in Frostburg Memorial Park. The Cumberland Evening Times, January 2, 1957
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