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From: "John Ashbury" <>
Subject: [MDFR] History Moment - 12-21-06
Date: Thu, 21 Dec 2006 05:38:14 -0500
On December 21, 1874, William Gideon Baker, Jr., who founded the financial
house of Baker, Watts in 1900, was born in Buckeystown. He died in Baltimore
County on December 27, 1948.
On December 21, 1881, the elopement of Mrs. John Devilbiss and A. M.
Geisbert, both of Creagerstown, was reported in Frederick's newspapers. Mrs.
Devilbiss abandoned her husband and children on December 2.
On December 21, 1938, a contract was awarded to Calvin Owens, of Bethesda,
for the construction of a new Frederick High School for a contract price of
If anyone can add information to these History Moments,
or would like to suggest an item for another calendar day,
please contact me privately.
John W. Ashbury
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