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On September 19, 1754, John Ross Key, the father of Francis Scott Key, the author of The Star Spangled Banner, was born. He married Ann Phoebe Penn Dagworthy Charlton October 19, 1775.

On September 19, 1844, construction of a water system for the City of Frederick was begun. It was completed November 22, 1845, at a cost of $90,000.

On September 19, 1862, the Battles of South Mountain on September 14 and Antietam on September 17, sent thousands of wounded to Frederick and surrounding communities.

On September 19, 1899, Dr. William H. Baltzell, who at one time was president of the Frederick County Medical Society and who served many years as the physician to the Maryland Deaf and Dumb Institute, died. He was born in Frederick in 1832.

On September 19, 1901, a memorial service was held at the City Opera House on North Market Street in Frederick for President William McKinley, who was killed by an assassin. The Rev. Osborne Ingle, rector of All Saints Episcopal Church, presided.

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