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100 Years Ago

Death Calls Merchant


Herald of July 18, 1919

Frederick W. Keagy, one of Martinsburg’s leading retired business men, died at the Nason Hospital, Roaring Spring, Sunday evening at 9:45 o’clock, following an operation for obstruction of the bowels.

He had been in ill health for several weeks. About four weeks ago he had been confined to his bed but improved somewhat till on Sunday when his condition again became alarming and serious.

There seemed to be but one last chance to save his life, the operating table. He was taken to the hospital about six o’clock on Sunday evening and shortly afterwards the operati...

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