After Joshua's death she moved back to Frostburg, built the house, commonly known as the Hocking property, on East Main Street, and married James Kane, a partner with her Beall brothers in the Frostburg Gas Company. She had no children by either marriage.
As an amateur historian, I am concerned with dates and places, events and people, neatly documented in church records, courthouse books, and contemporary new paper accounts. I'm not a novelist - but when I come across an elopement, a strange marriage of convenience, I'm tempted. ....
Betty VanNewkirk is the historian for the Frostburg Museum.