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West Unity Reporter Obituaries

West Unity Reporter Obituaries
Compiled by Pamela Pattison Lash

This collection of obituaries is gleaned from a book found in the Williams County Public Library in Bryan, Ohio. Some of the material is not dated. It would appear that this was a random collection and does not contain all obituaries from this newspaper. Researchers are encouraged to check this original source for further data. Females are cross-filed by maiden and married names.

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p131-132 – Fern Beatrice Acker

d/o Douglass & Anna Acker

b West Unity 20 Sept 1899

d 24 Apr 1900 @7M 4D

rel of M/M HC Jones

p100-101 – William M. Aldrich

s/o Timothy & Mary Aldrich

b Troy Twp, DeKalb Co, IN 29 Feb 1870

d 8 May 1903 sanitarium in Battle Creek, MI

m 10 Oct 1901 Rebecca Hobbs of Van Wert, OH

1893 joined UB Church

survived by wife, little dau, parents, 2sis, 3bro

funeral at West Zion Church, Troy Twp, DeKalb Co, IN

information from Mrs. Cecelia a. Hagaman

p33 – Josiah Alleman

s/o John Alleman

b Dauphin Co, PA 5 Feb 1830

moved 1831 w/parents to Stark Co, OH, then Richland Co, OH

moved March 1865 to Wms Co

d 19 Nov 1903 @73Y 9M 14D

m1 16 Oct 1851 @21Y Sarah Gilmer, d 30 Sept 1874

11 ch – 5s/6d, 5d dec

m2 15 Apr 1875, Julia Basback, d 10 Nov 1891

2ch – 1s/1d

m3 2 July 1892 Mary Barnhart

survived by wife, 2sis, 3s, 5d, 22 gr-ch, 4gr-grand

member of Church of christ 42Y

funeral Hamer Presbyterian Church

bur Franklin Cem

p211 – Nell Ratalczak Allen

d c 19 July (no year) @61Y

husb Guy S. Allen who survives along w/dau Patricia at home, bros PJ Ratalczak & James of Stryker, sis Mrs. Agnes Goll & Marie Ratalczak of Stryker, Mrs. Dorothy Manor of Archbold, Mrs. Florence Zigler of West Unity

funeral – St. Peter’s Catholic Church at Archbold under Rev Francis Miller

p195 – Mrs Altaffer

incomplete obit

m Eugene Altaffer

2ch – George 3Y age and little son

joined Bunker Hill Reformed Church

survived by husb, parents, 3bros, 3sis

funeral – Bunker Hill Church under Rev hawk

bur – Shiffler Cem

p169-170 – Julia A. Altman

b 19 May 1822 Ulmet, Knsel Rheinpfalz, Bavaria, Germ

came to US 1844

m John B Altman 24 Nov 1846 Lycoming Co, PA, d Dec 1898

moved to Summit Co, OH; Feb 1847 to Wms Co

d 21 Mar 1902 at home

funeral – Rev Henry Lenz of Goshen, IN with Rev Philpott

survived by 2d 1s 8grch 1gr grch 2sis

p174-175 – Rebecca Held Altman

d home of son AW Baer se of West Unity 17 Sept 1900 @69Y 1M 4D

funeral – German ME Church under Rev Clark

bur – Floral Grove Cem

b Lebanon Co, PA 13 Aug 1831

m Jacob Altman; moved to Wms Co

survived by 2s( AW Baer, HE Altman) 2bro 2sis

member of Evangelical Church; 4Y ago joined Lockport UB Church

p160 – Hiram D. Alvord

telegram of death to bro HD Alvord

d Camden, Hillsdale Co, MI rheumatism @75Y

funeral – home se of Camden under Rev Tuthill of ME Church

bur – ME Church Cem

b MA at foot of Mt. Tom

moved as youngster to western NY; 1841 w/parents to NW OH

went to MO; in search of gold journeyed to CA

p105 – Florence Aliene Anderson

d cholera 24 Aug (no year) @8M wanting 5D

funeral attended by mother, 2sis of Mr. Anderson, Dr. and Mrs. Lamson of Bridgewater

p214 – Charles L. Arnold *

b Ft. Wayne, IN July 1841 s/o Lucinda & George W. Arnold

d 11 Apr 1935 home West Unity @73Y 9M 26D

moved to West Unity 1856

m Clara Yesbera 14 Dec 1882

ch – George Adam of Dayton, Frank Leroy of West Unity, Charles Jr who d at birth; also survived by sis Mrs. Flora Nye of Webb City, MO, bro Lee of Toledo, 7 grch

member of First Presbyterian Church

lomg list of funeral attendees

p89-90 – Henry Arnold

b Alsace, France 15 Feb 1825

d 20 Dec 1896 @71Y 10M 5D

came to America 1840 to NY and then Stark Co, OH

blacksmith w/older bro George

parents moved to Wms Co and Henry & bro Christian came in 1845; bro-in-law Jacob Teems; bought brewery in Bryan; then livery w/son Christian

m1 Caroline Jacobs 28 Mar 1848; d 15 Dec 1889

5 ch – 3 survive: Christian Arnold, Mrs. Gus Lutz of Lima, Mrs. Fred Klein of Bryan

m2 Mrs. Addie Willis Oct 1893; she mother/o Mrs. Harry Keck

funeral at Universalist Church under Rev ED Jacobs

p160 – Charity Elizabeth Emmeline Owen Augustine

b 4 Jan 1865 NW Twp, Wms Co, OH

c1869 parents d; lived w/uncle Lewis Clark; 1878 lived w/uncle George Betts

m 17 Jan 1885 Joseph Augustine

lived for 5Y German Twp, Fulton Co, OH

d 15 Mar 1905 @40Y 2M 11D home in Lockport, Wms Co, OH

survived by husb, 2sis, 3bro

funeral – German ME Church under Rev Money

bur – Floral Grove Cem

p92 – see Margaret Augustine Barkdoll

p70 – Frank M. Ayers

d home (no date)

lived in Rich Hill, MO

survived by wife, son Wilber aged 5, daus Bertha 10Y, Grace 12Y

funeral at Presbyterian Church under Dr. JH Miller

burial Green Lawn Cem

obit from Rich Hill Review, Rich Hill, MO

p29 – Mariamene Warner Ayres

d 17 Dec 1896 @88Y 27D, paralysis

b Barnard Twp, Windsor Co, VT, 18 Nov 1806

1836 moved to Peru, Huron Co, OH

m Samuel Ayres Sr, 4 June 1843, Ganges, Richland Co, OH; he d 1873

1847 to Huntington, IN; 1848 to West Unity

2 sons, George Warner, d 4Y and Samuel C of West Unity survives; step son William

member of Universalist Church

funeral from Presbyterian Church under Rev Stockton

bur Floral Grove Cem

p34 – Samuel Clark Ayres

d Sat morning (no date – 1900), blood poisoning

b Ganges, Richland Co, OH, 14 Sept 1847

moved to Huntington Co, IN when 6 weeks old; then farm now owned by Daniel McLaughlin, 3 May 1848; then 1872 West Unity now owned by JV Collamore

m Mary E. Vogelsong, 21 June 1868

only son Warner C, survives with mother

funeral ME Church, Masonic rites; relatives as pallbearers: Robert Tucker, WJ Ayres, EJ Muleare, UA Wynn, Chas Wilson, AW Vogelsong

bro WC Ayres of Kearney, NE, Mrs, Whitney & Miss Jess Swancy of Hudson, MI, WJ Ayres & wife and UA Wynn & wife of Bryan, Robert Tucker & wife of Toledo, EJ Mulcare & wife & son of Marion, OH, Mrs FK Young & son of Van Wert, SW Yeagley & Mrs. Losetta Berlin of Waldron, MI, Charles Wilson of Bowling Green

p211 – Warner C. Ayres

funeral – Beach Funeral Home

d home West Unity Thurs (no date) @69Y

grfather Samuel Ayres settled here 1848

m1897 Anna Kissell

funeral services – Rev Reitz & Rainsberger of Fayette

bur – Floral Grove Cem

p81 – Asa Badger aka Doc Badger

d North Yakima, WA 19 Jan 1903 of sciatic rheumatism

letter to Mrs. JH Fidler (his sis) from Mrs. PA Badger Sloat of WA

s/o Robert Badger who once owned Shipman farm sw of West Unity

moved west, m Miss Perkins of Pulaski, lived near Panora, IA

survived by wife, sis, bros

member of KP and Woodmen who took charge of funeral at ME Church

survived by William Badger, James Badger, Mrs. Sloat & son Robert

p101 – Nancy Phinney Bailey

b Hillsdale, MI 29 Nov 1856

d home in Ainger, OH 7 Nov 1904 @47Y 11M 9D

mother of 2 sons by dec 1st husb Mr. Phinney

m2 John Bailey 8 Dec 1896

funeral at home under Rev George Long

bur – Hillsdale, MI

survived by husb, mother, 2s

p56 – Nancy Reynolds Baker

b VA 11 Nov 1822

d 21 Oct 1900 @77Y 11M 10D

m Peter O. Baker 4 Nov 1840; he d 2 June 1894

9 ch – 4s, 5d, all survive except one son d CW vet 1865

funeral at home conducted by Rev CM Eberly

p24 – John Henry Baltosser

b Andersonburg, Perry Co, PA, 25 Nov 1831

d 27 Mar 1901 @ 69Y 4M 2D

to Wms Co Nov 1856; bro-in-law HS Kunkle

m 1 Mar 1859, Charlotte F Caywood; then moved to Kunkle; she d 18 Apr 1892

lived w/dau Mrs JB Eberly

CW vet 68th OVI 24 Dec 1863-end of war

member of German Reform Church; 1868 ME Church; 1892 Presbyterian at Kunkle; then few years ago Beaver Creek Reform Church

survived by 1s/1d/ 2 sis. 1 bro; not surviving him son William, and bro Samuel & George

bur Franklin Cem, Fulton Co, OH

P70-71, 103-104 – William Baltosser

b Perry Co, PA 28 Aug 1842

d 3 Sept 1902 @60Y 7D

CW vet Co H 208th Regiment of PA Volunteer Infantry until 2 Sept 1865

moved here spring 1866 as partner of HS Kunkle, his bro-in-law

m1 Sara Fina Young 4 July 1867, she d 17 Oct 1869, or Sept 1869

m2 Mary Jones 17 Oct 1875

2 ch of Mary Jones, Charles & Fina plus 2 sis survive

joined Evangelical Lutheran Church of Blain, Perry Co, PA 16 May 1863

later joined Presbyterian Church of Kunkle 7 Apr 1889

funeral by Rev JP Stockton; Masonic rites

bur Franklin Cem

p73 – Josephus Whitley Barger

b Jefferson Twp 4 Jan 1844

d home in Montpelier 31 July 1903 @59Y 6M 27D

m 4 Feb 1864 Hannah Thompson of Wms Co

2 ch – 1 son dec, 1 dau Mrs. Delia Cutshall

moved to Montpelier Oct 1884

funeral – from home under Rev TG Smith & Rev WW Landis

bur – Riverside Cem, Montpelier

p190 – see Julia A. Barger Kirk

p92 – Margaret Augustine Barkdoll

b Baden, Germany 12 Aug 1820

d home near West Unity 26 July 1902 @82Y 11M 14D

came to US 1827 w/parents to Ringold, MD, then Mansfield, OH, lived in West Unity for 54Y; mother d when subject was young

m Joseph Barkdoll 1840, d more than 20Y ago (1818-1883)

10 ch – 6s, 4d of whom 2d, 1s dec; has 2bro, 1s living; oldest 2s CW vets; son Frank nursed her

joined Methodist Church; attended Fountain ME Church

funeral at Immanuel ME Church under Rev EG Brumbaugh & Rev WS Philpott

(bur – Floral Grove Cem, West Unity)

p200 – Peter Barkdoll

b Ringold, Washington Co, MD 8 Apr 1836

s/o George & Susanna Barkdoll

moved w/parents to Richland Co, OH 1837

m Mercy Steward 1856

5ch – 2s 3d

moved to Wms Co fall 1863 to West Unity

member of ME Church 1894

survived by wife, sons Carey of West Unity, George, dau Mrs. Clara Crabbs of Seneca Co, OH, Mrs. Lizzie Oberlin of Leatherwood, 9grch, 1sis Mrs. Mary Schambs of Mansfield, 1bro Dr George Barkdoll of Toledo

d 20 Feb 1907 @70Y 10M 12D

funeral – home under Rev Hartman & Money

bur – Floral Grove Cem

list of out-of-towners

p102 – see Ellen Barkley Rittenhouse

p154-155 – see Lavina Barnes Sanford

p74 – Eve Vicker Barnhart

b Wayne Co, OH 5 Aug 1823

d home of son Frank 22 Dec 1901 @78Y 4M 17D

m A. Barnhart 1845

5 ch – 3s, 2d of whom 2s, 1d dec along with husb

lived at home near Kunkle until 9 Jan 1892 when she moved to son Frank’s home in Hamilton, Steuben Co, IN

1862 converted to German Reformed Church

funeral at son’s home and Beaver German Reformed Church under Rev JP Stockton

bur in cem near church

p43-44 – Margaret Barnhart

d near Pioneer, OH 20 Sept 1901 @81Y 11M 19D

b Wayne Co, OH 1 Oct 1819

m 1842 John Barnhart, Richland Co, OH, dec

ch – 4s/3d; six survive; came to Wms Co 1863

member of Madison Church of God of Bethel

bur Floral Grove, Pioneer under Rev JF Slough

p90-91 – see Eliza Barr Held

p61 – John Barr

d 29 Apr 1904 @ 68Y 6M 3D home near Beaver Creek Church

b near Olivesburg, OH 26 Oct 1835

m Lydia Bly 7 Feb 1861 in Richland Co, OH where 3 ch b – Ida Belle, d 6M, William, Jennie (Mrs. Wasnich); 2 gr-ch Willie and Alma Wasnich

also survived by 2 sis (1 in Shelby, OH; 1 in Clare Co, MI), 1 bro near Greenwich, OH

moved to Van Wert, OH 1873; 1879 to Wms Co

funeral from Beaver Creek Church with Rev Chenot officiating

bur – Floral Grove Cem, West Unity

p93 – see Matilda Barr Keith Fisher

p55 – Etta Hall Barrett

b 13 Feb 1870 Evansport, Defiance Co, OH

d 15 Dec 1902 @32Y 9M 22D

m Daniel E. Barrett 1887; her mother d 1880

lived in Kunkle

ch – 3s, 2d, all survive

funeral at UB Church in Kunkle

bur Barrett Cem

p163 – Jacob Lyum Bates

s/o Dr. Charles Bates & Sarah Reeves

b Columbia, OH 4 Mar 1871

d 28 May 1903 @32Y 2M 25D

survived by mother, 2bro

funeral – ME Church of Columbia under Rev Carey of Edon

bur – Columbia Cem

p63 – John Bavin

s/o John and Ann Bavin

b Sleaford, Lincolnshire, Eng 30 Jan 1828

d home of dau Mrs. Simon Gelger, Millcreek Twp 16 May 1905 @79Y 3M 16D

came to America 1852 to NY; 1854 to OH

m 1860 Lydia Ann Loutsenhizer, d 8 Oct 1899

4 ch – 1s/3d survive

funeral from Immanuel Church conducted by Rev JP Stockton

burial Floral Grove Cem

p23 – Samuel Bryant Baxter

b Franklin Twp, Fulton Co, OH, 5 May 1850

d 28 Feb 1899 @48Y 9M 23D

one of 9 children; a bank partner w/bro Daniel in Fayette, OH

m 5 Aug 1880, Mrs. Sarah Morrison

1890 member of Christian church under Dr. SM Cook

survived by wife, aged mother, dau Edith, step dau Lena, 3 sis, 3 bro

bur Fairview Cem; Fayette Record obit

p56-57 – David Beach *

b near Coburn Station, Lycoming Co, PA 21 Feb 1843

d no data

7th of 10 children, 5 of whom survive – 3sis/2 bro; 2 sis 1 bro live in Lycoming Co, PA

1851 father died in Lycoming Co, PA

1860 apprenticed as wagonmaker at Warrensville, Lycoming Co, PA

moved to Wms Co 1 Jan 1863 to work for John Eyer; then partnered with Abner Stoner

m 24 May 1866 Elizabeth Smith

11 ch – 5s, 6d – those who are dec Georgie, Nettie, Nora, bertha, Minnie

member of German ME Church Feb 1872 then to ME Church in West Unity 1895

funeral from ME Church under Rev WS Philpott, WC Coslet, JP Stockton

bur Floral Grove Cem, West Unity

p15 – Samuel Beard

b. 29 Jan 1838, Washington Co, MD

d. 18 Oct 1903 @65Y 8M 20D, near Pioneer; Bright’s disease

to Seneca Co, OH when 14Y w/parents; 5-6Y later here near Montpelier; few yrs ago bought farm near Pioneer

m. Melissa A. Davis, 13 Dec 1864

children – 5: 2s/3d

survived by wife, 1s, 2d, 3grand, 3bro, 1 sis

member of Evangelical Lutheran Church 1875

funeral from Dunker church under Rev West

bur Pioneer Cem

p91 – Dora A. Rolland Beaty

d. home West Unity 8 July 1902 @26Y 11M 13D childbirth

b 25 July 1875 se of West Unity

m 11 Feb 1897 JA Beaty

3 ch – son 4Y, dau 2Y, son 6D

funeral at Emanuel ME Church under Rev FM Money

bur – Floral Grove Cem

traveling distance for funeral – Alfred Beaty & wife, Lemuel Beaty, Mrs. Laura Beaty-Borton of South Have, MI; Mrs. Ada Thomas of Adrian, MI, aunt of dec, cousins Willis Cunning & wife of Bryan

p107, 109 – Adam Lorenzo Beatty

b Wms Co 1 Dec 1852

d heart trouble at home near Grinnell, IA 15 Oct 1901 @48Y 10M 14D

m 31 Aug 1879 Sarah S. Gaddis

moved to IA 1881

4 ch – 1 dec

member of UB Church 1885

survived by wife, 3 ch

funeral – conducted by Rev AT Wright

bur – Hickory Grove Cem

p96 – Addie Myers Beatty

b Chicago, IL 22 Aug 1858

m Chas. Beatty 8 June 1890

mother of 2 little girls

d at 41Y 8D

funeral on 10 Aug 1900 under CM Eberly at her home

p54 – George Beatty *

b Berks Co, PA 8 Dec 1809

d home near West Unity 13 June 1900 @90Y 6M 5D

m Jane Wiser, 15 Mar 1838

9 ch – 5s/4d with 4 of them dec.

survived by almost sightless wife, 4d, 1s, 12 gr-ch, 1 sis

member of Disciples Church

funeral at ME Church by Rev WC Coslet

bur Floral Grove Cem of West Unity

moved to Brady Twp 1834 but returned briefly to Stark Co, OH to marry

p201 – Martha Dean Bender

b Stark Co, OH 17 Mar 1820

d home of son Reading Twp, Hillsdale Co, MI (no dates) @86Y 10M 29D

d/o Thomas & Sarah Dean moved 1831 West Liberty, Richland Co, OH

m 1844 John Bender, d 16 Nov 1886

10ch – 4dec; living Mrs. Wm Nill of Alvordton, Mrs. David Miller of Pioneer, Mrs. OL Gamber of Toledo, Mrs. LE Jacoby of Hamer, Mrs. William Strayer of Morenci, MI, WA Bender of Allen, MI; bro CK Dean of Alvordton

bur – Olive Branch Cem under Rev Stockton

p144 – Jermina Partee Benner

b Defiance Co, OH 9 Apr 1835

m George W. Benner 14 Aug 1856

5 ch – 3s, 2d

settled in Tiffin Twp, then Washington Twp, Defiance Co

member of United Brethren Church; 15Y ago joined Prairie Creek class of UB

d 23 Dec 1902 @67Y 8M 14D

survived by husb, 5ch, 24 grch

funeral – Bethel Church at Ney under Rev Lilly & Millere

p173, 177 – Judge S. S. Bigelow

b Ticonderoga, NY 23 Feb 1835

d Farmer, OH 29 May 1903 @68Y 3M 6D

spring 1839 w/parents to NW Ohio to Farmer Twp (then Wms Co)

m 16 Aug 1855 Roby N, Chapman

ch – 2s (AL of Bryan, CC of Farmer), 1d (Mrs. AM Blosser of Farmer) who survive w/widowed mother; they had 3s 2d

1880 went to Aspen, CO w/mining concern

spring 1892 Police Judge & City Magistrate of Aspen until Mar 1903

moved to Bryan Apr 1903 and then to Farmer

funeral – Union Church of Farmer under Rev Ashworth

bur – Farmer Cem

p58-59 – see Barbara Bilistine Whetro

p140 – William Billings

d home of son Frank Billings, publisher of Reformer of Butler, KY (no date) @81Y

June 1857 brought by air Line Railroad from Middleburg Station to Bryan

CW vet

went to live w/son a few years ago

p196-197 – see Sarah Ann Billman Felger

p46-47 – see Margaret Billow Neichter

p9 – see Mary Ann Bistline-Laser

p152 – Eliza Jane Roseborough Blydenburg

d/o JW & Rebecca C. Roseborough

b near Canton, OH 12 May 1853

d 29 May 1903 @50Y 17D Eldora, IA

survived by husb, father, 3sis

moved to Fulton Co w/parents Oct 1855

attended Oberlin College & Delaware University; teacher

joined w/parents ME Church in Burlington, OH fall 1866

lived in Bryan until 1902 when moved to Eldora, Harden Co, IA

m ES Blydenburg 9 Oct 1902

funeral – father’s home in Burlington under Rev Coslet & Lucy

bur – cemetery on bank of Bean Creek

p114, 173 – see Arminda Bohner Landaw Van Horn

p53 – see Catherine Bohner Mohr

p130 – 131 – Lemuel M Boothman

d 22 Oct 1901 home in Bryan

b Trumbull Co, OH 17 Dec 1818

m 9 Apr 1844 Melisendra Hart, survives him

1843 moved to Jefferson Twp; 1873 moved to Bryan

great friend of Wms Co resident Alexander Bodel, dec

p117 – Flo Arwilda Clementine Borton

youngest d/o Wendell & Lettie Borton

b 3 Apr 1897

d 31 Jan 1900 @2Y 9M 27D

survived by parents, 2bro, 1sis

funeral at home under Rev Helms of Fayette

bur – Franklin Cem

p45-46 – John Borton, Jr

b Millcreek Twp, Wms Co, OH 27 Sept 1874

d home 22 Aug 1899 @24Y 10M 26D

baptized Aug 1893 Franklin ME Church

m 30 Sept 1894 Dora Gehring

funeral at ME Church 23 Aug 1899 under Rev Money & JA Lucy

bur Franklin Cem

p153, 169 – Mary G. Butcher Borton Borton

d/o Samuel Borton & Bashaba Butcher

b Philadelphia, PA 6th month 5th day 1816 (15 June 1816)

d home of dau Mrs NS Leonard of Franklin Twp, Fulton Co, OH 2nd month 7th day 1899 (7 Feb 1899) @82Y 8M 2D

m1 1834 Bethuel Borton; moved to OH 1836; he d 1847

ch – 2s 3d

m2 Nathan Borton 12th month 21st day 1850; he d 1889

ch – 4d; total of 9ch – 7 survive

Quaker; ruling elder for many years

funeral – Franklin ME Church under Rev Stockton & Montgomery

bur – Friends Cem

p179-183 – see Japheth Leeds Prickitt & Phoebe S. Borton Prickitt *

p101 – Samuel C. Borton

s/o Bethuel & Rebecca Borton

b NJ 2nd day Jan 1824

d home of son BB Borton 18 Sept 1902 @78Y 8M 16D

funeral at Franklin ME Church under Rev Money Gordon

bur – Friends Cem

16Y of age came to Fulton Co, OH w/bro Nathan

m Sarah Jane Brown d/o Benjamin & Ruth Brown

10 ch – survived by 1s 3d

p48 – see Leah Rebecca Bowman Hutchison

p141-142 – Walter H Boyer

switchman for Paris Marquette RR

d accident at rr at Muskegon, MI @30Y (no date)

enlisted in army 1891

survived by wife, 2Y old son, parents M/M Enos Boyer, bro Charles, 1sis

p77 – see Mary Alwilda Bradrick Cook

p97-98 – Paul Allen Bradrick *

d home in West Unity, OH 2 Oct 1901 @77Y 5M 23D

b Belmont Co, OH 9 Apr 1824, 4th of 9 ch

of Paul & Sarah Bradrick, Quakers

father moved family to Richland Co, OH Oct 1833

moved to Wms Co Oct 1853, lived w/bro Isaac

m 20 June 1858 Louisa Weaver

5s – surviving sons George, Joseph, Zira

funeral German ME Church under Rev Money

bur – Floral Grove Cem

p39-40 – see Rebecca Bradrick Green

p161 – Conrad Brandeberry

b Columbiana Co, OH 24 Aug 1818

d home Montpelier 6 Oct 1902 @84Y 1M 12D

survived by wife, 7ch, 15grch, 3 gr grch

1842 joined United Brethren church

funeral – UB Church in Montpelier under Rev wm Clark

bur – Heritage Cem

p154 – Alice Gaskill Brannan

b Columbiana Co, OH 13 Dec 1832

d 2 Dec 1898 at home

moved w/parents to Superior Twp 1852

m 30 Dec 1852, Martin Brannan

8 ch – 6s 2d; Maggie oldest dau m Andrew Swaney 25 Dec 1879, lives in Pulaski; Retta youngest dau m Charlies Wineland 17 Jan 1895 lives in Bryan

OW H oldest son of Wauneta, Nebraska; John W of Huley, MO, Daniel of Palisade, Neb, Joseph, James, Homer all live on father’s farm

had 18 grch, 17 survive; 3sis, 4bro – 2bro and Mrs Johnson, oldest sis, survive

joined ME Church, later West Bethesda Presbyterian Church

funeral – ME Church in Pulaski under Rev Miller

bur – Shiffler Cem

p97 – Cora Brannan

d 16 May (no year) @38Y 20D

lived in Toledo, OH

survived by parents, 2bro – Chester W Brannan of Toledo, Harmon E Brannan of Freedom, IL

p108-109 – Martin Brannan

b Columbiana Co, OH 2 Sept 1824

d home of son James Brannan near West Unity 8 Feb 1905 @80Y 5M 6D

came to Wms Co 1844 w/mother & 2bro, John W. Brannan d 1859, Francis Brannan of Central City, NE wo w/his dau Louisa attended funeral

m Alice Gaskill 30 Dec 1852, dec 2 Dec 1898

2d 6s – 3s reside in West, son Daniel of Palasade, NE attended funeral; dau Mrs. Betta Wineland ill

joined West Bethesda Presbyterian Church 1849 where funeral conducted by Rev Stockton

bur – Shiffler Cem

p57-58 – see Anna Brown Newcomer

p178 – Charles N. Brown

d 16 July 1898 @32Y

memorial poem by mother & aunt

p25 – John Thompson Brown

b Stark Co, OH 21 Oct 1833

d home on Jonesville St, Montpelier, 14 Oct 1901 @67Y 11M 23D

early age moved to Wms Co w/parents

m1 Margaret Lesnet, d 3 Oct 1893

8 children = living 4s/3d

m2 Irene C. Neil, 17 Apr 1894

Vet of CW 47th OVI Co H; Hiram Louden Post GAR; US pension agent

bur Riverside Cem, Montpelier

p108,162 – Mary Araminta Rosenborugh Brown

d home New Haven, Huron Co, OH 20 Sept 1902 dropsy @71Y 3M 22D

only dau of John Rosenborough & Jane Ewing

b 28 May 1831 Canaan Twp, Wayne Co, OH near Burbank

m Canton, OH Dr. Thomas E. Brown Mar 1854, d 1864 Lucas Co, IA

4ch – 2s 2d, sons dec Benton Ewing, Thomas Eugene; dau survive Alice Janetta of New Haven, OH, Mrs. Adelia Araminta McClelland of Portland, MI

funeral – New Haven ME Church under Rev SL Stewart of Clyde, OH

survived by 2dau, 1bro of Elmira

bur – Green Lawn Cem, Plymouth, OH

p109 – see Mary Harrington Brown Young

p10 – John A. Bryner

s/o John & Lucinda Bryner

b. Hancock Co, OH, 17 Feb 1853

d. 2 Oct 1901 @48Y 7M 15D

c1859 to Wms Co with parents

m Ida Ault, 1 Nov 1880

3 sons

member of United Brethren Church under Rev SH Yager

survived by wife, 3 sons, 2 brothers, 2 sisters

bur Riverside Cem

p30 – see Emma Buck Maneval

p149-150 – JH Burgoyne

d 24 Oct 1901 or 1904 home of dau-in-law Mrs. Sarah Burgoyne near Bowling Green, KY @88Y 7M 23D

b Lingeltown, PA 1 Mar 1816

1829 moved w/parents to Richland Co, OH where lived until spring 1849

m Susan M. Dennings of Stark Co, OH; then moved to Wms Co; Susan d 15Y ago

bur – Shiffler Cem

funeral at Bunker Hill Church by Rev Frank Money

p86, 87 – Emery P. Burkholder

nephew of W. Ervin

d home north of Kunkle 11 Mar 1902 @25Y 8M 25D

b near Gardner, Grundy Co, IL 14 June 1876

7th of 8 ch; father d 1879, a Menonite, and mother moved to her father’s farm near West Unity; 1880 mother & sis Ida d

taken in w/sis Lula by uncle & aunt Joseph & Catherine Burkholder

formed partnership w/bro-in-law William Krisher near Kunkle

uncle Joseph Burkholder, Menonite minister

funeral at Presbyterian church near Kunkle under Rev JP Stockton & Rev Turner of UB Church

bur – Floral Grove Cem, West Unity

p205 – Nancy Greek Burkholder

b Lancaster Co, PA 26 Feb 1842

d home Jefferson Twp 10 Feb 1907 @64Y 11M 16D

survived by husb, 3ch, 9grch, 2sis Mary J Throne, Maggie A Oxenger, 6bro John Greek of Tiffin, OH, George of Nezperce, ID, Joseph Wesley, Elias, William near Kunkle

moved to Richland Co, OH as infant w/parents, then to Hancock Co, OH; 1854 moved to Madison Twp, Wms Co

m Abraham Burkholder 29 Nov 1864

4ch – Ella Eberly (David), Frederick, Joseph, Fannie (dec on 21 Dec 1882 @6Y 7M 28D)

p169 – Ann Dunlap Burns

d home of dau Mrs Robert Scott 6 Feb 1899 @75Y 8M 20D

b near Salem, OH 16 May 1823

m Robert L. Burns, d 15 Dec 1880

5ch – all survive except 1dau, Mrs. JH Fenimore, d 1892

joine Baptist Church 1844

survived also by 13 grch, 5gr grch, 3bro, 2sis

funeral – Pleasant Grove UB Church under Rev WW Landis

bur – Shiffler Cem

p153, 169 – see Mary G. Butcher Borton Borton

p116-117 – Jane Ann Gordanier Butts

b Montgomery Co, NY 29 June 1827

d home of son AL Butts in Kunkle, OH 23 Aug 1902 @75Y 1M 24D

came to Lucas Co, OH 1832

m 12 Sept 1847 William B. butts

6 ch – 1d 5s

husb b 14 Jan 1822, d 3 Oct 1879 @57Y 8M 19D

funeral at son’s home under Rev WF Kring of West Unity

remains taken to Sylvania, OH; services at ME Church under Rev Keller

p12 – Andrew Jackson Cain

d. 1 Jan 1901 @63Y 11M 4D, West Unity, stroke

b. Scipioville, Cayuga Co, NY, 26 Jan 1837

m1 Nancy J. Merryfield, 1853; she d. 1885

moved to Wisconsin 1866; 1871 to West Unity

m2 Lucy Loveless, 1886

ch – 1s/1d – dau Mrs. Mandana Merryfield of Chicago

survived by wife, children, 3 brothers &1 sis in NY

member of ME Church under Rev FM Money

bur Floral Grove Cem

p23-24 – Smith Calvin

d Bryan, OH of paralysis (no date)

b Portage Co, OH, 21 Dec 1829

shoemaker to Wms Co 1850; 1863 to Center Twp

m1 26 Aug 1862, Mary M Miller, d 12 Oct 1868

m2 19 Sept 1869, Elizabeth Bush, d 28 Aug 1880

3 children

m3 2 June 1882, Jane Bush, survives

p29 – Dr. JG Cameron

b Steuben Co, IN, 15 Jan 1844

d 21 Feb 1899, paralysis

m Hannah Webb, 6 Feb 1868, Decatur, IL

3 children – Edna, Blanche, Beulah

college at Hillsdale, MI; teacher; medical college at Cincinnati, Rush Medical College of Chicago; oldest professional in Edon

p160-161 – Dr. John Steyer Cameron

d home Evansport, OH heart failure 9 Oct 1902

s/o John Cameron & Lydia Steyer

b Tiffin Twp, Defiance Co, OH 30 Jan 1836

1855 studied medicine

vet CW Co D 38th OVI of Defiance Co

m 26 Aug 1858 Elizabeth Snider

7ch – all survive w/wife: Edwin R of Kansas City, MO, Mrs. Ella Ferris of Denver, CO, James of Kansas City, MO, John of Evansport, Mrs. Jennie Ray of Denver, CO, Donald & Grace at home

p164 – Amanda Cassel

memorial poem by M A C, no data but appears to have been married

p190 – Mr Charpiot

first part of obit missing

wife d 30 June 1876

m2 26 Nov 1876 Louise Charpiot, 2nd cousin

dau Alice m Charles P. Grisier of Wauseon; his bro Emile lives in Toledo

member of Lutheran Church

funeral – home in Stryker under Rev Delepine

long list of out-of-town attendees

p16 – Sarah Ann Hall Churchman

d/o Jacob and Susanna Hall – one of 8bro/2 sis

b Green Co, OH, 24 Feb 1828

moved w/parents to Tiffin Twp 1831 along Bean Creek w/6 other families

d. 7 Nov 1901 @73Y 8M 13D

m. William Churchman, 21 Oct 1847

7 ch – 6s/1d

survived by husband, 3s, 12 grand, 1gr-grand, 4 bro

funeral at UB Church under Rev WE Fuller

bur Evansport Cem

p118-119 – Fred Forest Clark

5th of 8 ch of M/M CM Clark

b 26 June 1880

d 11 Jan 1903 @22Y 6M 15D tuberculosis

joined Oak Grove ME Church

funeral at home under JA Snyder

p16 – see Mary Clark Wheeler

p45 – Ora Clark

b Richland Co, OH 17 Jan 1880

d home of parents 11 Dec 1900 @20Y 10M 24D

funeral at Bethel under Rev JW Keiser

p77 – see Rosella Clark Stoner

p195-196 – Anna Mary Gerver Clay

b York Co, PA 1 Apr 1828

moved w/parents to Richland Co, OH; 1848 to Wms Co w/parents

m George Clay June 1863; he dec

3ch – Rev NJ Clay of Leo, IN, Elmer E, dau d infancy

d 27 June 1906 @78Y 2M 26D

joined Methodist Church then later to Evangelical Church

survived by 2s 3grch 9 step-ch 24 step grch 2bro 2sis

funeral – Hamer Church under Rev McDivitt

bur – Franklin Cem

p138-139 – Henry Clay

b Richland Co, OH 18 Dec 1840

moved to Wms Co 1846 w/parents

m 24 Mar 1864

CW vet Co C 38th OVI

d Sacramento, CA 18 May 1902 @62Y 5M

survived by wife, 3s, 1d, 5bro, 2sis

funeral at ME Church under Rev Stockton & Money

p142 – see Ella May Cline Laser

p36-37 – Andrew J. Clingaman

b 10 June 1838, Seneca Co, OH

d 9June 1902 @63Y 11M 29D, crushed by timber

came to Fulton Co, OH c1851 w/parents

m1 Mrs. Johnson, 1861; d leaving infant dau

m2 Catharine Rodgers, 1865

10 children, survived by 9 plus their mother & 15 grandch, 2bros, 3 sis

joined ME Church, Burlington, OH under Rev Frank Money, 1892

CW vet Co D 195th OVI

funeral at Burlington, 11 June under Rev WC Coslet, Mr. Richner

bur in cem on banks of Tiffin River

p186 – Lizzie Sturgis Collamore

b 12 Sept 1879

d 16 Oct 1906 @27Y 1M 4D

most of life at home Hudson, MI

m TH Collamore 9 Oct 1904

joined ME Church of Hudson, later to this place

survived by husb, mother Mrs AL Sturgis, bro Charles E Sturgis

funeral – ME Church under Rev Hill, Hawk, Stockton, Money

bur- Shiffler Cem

p 130 – Alta Edith Colon

d home of parents se of West Unity; oldest dau of CW Colon, 26 Jan 1903 @14Y 6M 7D

consumption for 1Y

funeral – German ME Church under Rev Money

bur – Floral Grove Cem

p39 – Moses Colon

b Chittendon Co, VT 1 Mar 1818

d West Unity 31 Jan 1902 @83Y 11M

m1 Aurilla Rena 1843, later she d

ch – 2s/4d with 2s/2d dec

came to West Unity aft wife’s death c1858

m2 Mrs. Maria Munson 27 Mar 1860

survived by wife and daus Mrs. Sarah J King of Watertown, NY & Mrs. Mary Munson of West Unity, several grch

funeral conducted by Rev Coslet at home but member of ME Church

bur Floral Grove Cem

Republican, temperance advocate

p20, 71 – Amelia Combs

b Canada, 8 Aug 1808

d 10 June 1902 at home of son WW Combs, W. Unity, @93Y 10M 2D

to OH w/parents 1819; m Benjamin F. Combs 1828

11 child – 5 remain

1867 Evangelical Church member

funeral at ME Church under Rev Kring & Money

bur Floral Grove, 13 July 1902

p43/45 – Barret Elias Conkling

b Horsehead, PA 10 Feb 1836

d home near Shephard, MI 18 Mar 1900

lived first 8Y Seneca Falls, NY where mother d; went to grandpar M/M Elias Barrett of Union Co, PA

came to Wms Co 1864

enlisted1861 Co H 38th OVI; wounded in left hand; dischared 1865

moved here w/sis; 2 terms as county recorder; moved 1883 to Isabella Co, MI

p52-53 Martha Lois Shepardson Connell

b Lenawee Co, MI 5 Mar 1838

m James Connell 28 Mar 1860

d 26 Sept 1900 @62Y 6M 21D of stroke

sec ch born to fam of 6, all girls: Mrs. DC Baxter of Bryan, Sophia Shepardson of Tecumseh, MI, Mrs. Minerva Koon of Medina, MI, Mrs. Elvira Briggs of Harper, KS, Mrs. Laura Seitz of Anthony, KS, all survive plus younger half-bro Newell K. Shepardson of Toledo, OH

3 ch – Lewis E and Edwin E of Fayette, OH, and Clare V of Decatur, IN

lived in West Unity while husb in army for 3 yrs, lived 3 yrs in Fayette, 4 yrs in Wauseon whil husb Sheriff of Fulton Co, rest of time in Wms Co

p175 – Elizabeth Greek Connolly

eldest dau of Frederick & Martha Greek

b Lancaster Co, PA 22 July 1838

d home of youngest dau Mrs. Fred Wiley of Montpelier 19 Jan 1905 @66Y 5M 27D

1845 came w/parents to Richland Co, OH; 1848 Hancock Co; 1854 to Wms Co

m James Connolly 5 Mar 1855, d 8 Nov 1885

joined Presbyterian Church in West Unity but later to Kunkle Church

14ch – 2 d infancy 3 d later young adults

funeral – Kunkle Presbyterian Church under Rev Stockton and Rittenhouse

pallbearers included 4 bro 2 bro-in-law

survived by 9 ch 29 gr ch& gr grch

bur – Kunkle Cem

p18 – Daniel Cook *

b. Lehigh Co, PA, 20 Aug 1820

age of 12 moved to Wayne Co, OH w/parents

age 21 to Knox Co, OH where m. Caroline Keller, 19 Oct 1854

dau Mrs. Ella Stahl born there; then moved to Fulton Co, OH where dau Mrs. Jennie Shaffer born; moved to Missouri where son Charles born; moved to farm w. of Pulaski for 10 years; moved to farm e. of Pulaski

10 children – 7d/3s: Charles, OD, Mrs. Jennie Shaffer, Mrs. Alma Altaffer, all of Pulaski; Mrs. Ella Stahl of Port Huron, MI, Mrs. Josie Barrier of Kunkle, Mrs. Orpha Christy of Evansport, Sherman of W. Unity, Mrs. Minnie McGrew formerly of Huron, MI, Jennie Cook of Angola, IN

bur Shiffler Cem

p10-11 – Frank P. Cook

b. near West Unity, 21 Nov 1852, one of the Cook triplets

d. 23 Jan 1899 @46Y 2M 2D

brothers John Cook & Theodore Cook, dec; sis Ada Fyke, only remaining triplet; sis Hannah Gilbert

m. 27 Dec 1883, Alwilda Bradrick, dec

2 dau – Rebecca & Theodosia

member of ME Church, West Unity

p68 – Henry Cook

b Lehigh Co, PA 20 Dec 1832

d home near West Unity 15 May 1902 @69Y 4M 25D

moved to Wms Co 1854

m 15 Oct 1856 Catherine Holtzberg

10 ch – 5s, 5d

joined Reformed Church 20Y ago

enlisted Co H 197th OVI 1865 – end of CW

survived by wife, 4s, 3d, 4 bro, 3 sis

bur Beaver Creek Cem

funeral by Rev A. Klinger

p77 – Mary Alwilda Bradrick Cook

d/o Isaac &Lucinda A. Bradrick

b Wms Co 22 Apr 1857

d 13 May 1894 @37Y 21D

m Frank P. Cook 27 Dec 1883

joined ME Church under Rev John Colgan/baptized 13 June 1873

funeral from home with Rev AF Ayres

bur – Floral Grove Cem

p99 – William Cook

b Holmes Co, OH near Fredericksburg 7 Mar 1842

d home in West Unity 4 May 1906 @64Y 1M 27D

moved to Wayne Co, OH w/parents; later to Wms Co, OH

CW vet 1862

M 1 jan 1871 Rosanna Critchfield

5 ch – 4s 1d

1878 joined Beaver Creek Church then Reformed Church in Pulaski

survived by wife, 5 ch, 4 sis & bros

funeral at Bunker Hill Reformed Church under Rev JF Hawk, Stockton, Hill, Coslet

bur – Shiffler Cem

p28 – Elizabeth Cronrath Spotts Cooper

wid of late Dr. JC Cooper; d/o Daniel & Barbara Cronrath

d residence at Kelly Cross Roads, PA, 19 Sept 1902 @77Y 9M 28D

m1 Samuel Spotts, 25 Mar 1851; d 21 May 1864

m2 30 Sept 1869, Dr. JC Cooper, d 11 Mar 1895

survived by son, Charles C

funeral White Drive Lutheran Church

bur White Deer Church Cem

p152 – see Phoebe A. Crabbs Grimes

p67-68 – Sammy Crawford

s/o GA & Margaret Crawford

b Madison Twp 20 Apr 1886

d 7 Oct 1900 @14Y 5M 17D

mother d 1890; new mother Cassie Huffman

joined Presbyterian Church Feb 1896

funeral at home on North Main St by Rev WJ Geriach, Waterville, OH

survived by father, mother, 1 sis Lesta

bur beside mother at West Franklin Cem

p28 – see Elizabeth Cronrath Spotts Cooper

p125 – Mary Emma Stewart Crow

b Jefferson Twp 16 Oct 1855

d home near Montpelier 1 Dec 1902 @47Y 1M 15D

survived by husb, 1s, 1d, aged father, 1bro, 1 sis

member of Pleasant Ridge UB Church of Montpelier

funeral by Rev William Clark, Wm Hagaman at Pleasant Ridge Church

bur – Shiffler Cem

p56 – Rebecca A. Holden Crow

d/o Rev PB and Nancy Holden

b Clarksburg, VA 26 Oct 1825

m Jason Crow at home of parents in Kalida, OH 26 June 1844

moved to Jefferson Twp, Wms Co, OH until summer of 1877 when moved to Hillsdale, MI; 1882 returned to Jefferson Twp; 1886 moved to Bryan

d. 12 July 1899 Bryan, OH @73Y 8M 12D

6 ch, 5 survive – Mrs. ML Mason, Pearson Crow of Bryan, Jason N of Jefferson Twp, John A of Mitchell, SD, Mr. William Eisenman of Roann, IN

funeral at home by Rev TL Wiltsee

member of ME Church

p146 – Alfred Crum

b Olivesburg, Richland Co, OH 15 June 1824

d Wednesday (no date) @78Y 11M 12D

m 15 June 1848 Clarissa Chapman, d 20 Nov 1898 @73Y 5M 5D

7ch – 2s, 5d – Emma, b 27 Mar 1849, w/o Rev B. Baldwin of Montpelier; Hattie B b 25 Nov 1850, w/o John Rings & d 10 Mar 1874; Morrison H b1852 of St. Louis, MI; Calista d infancy; Loren V b1858 of Garden Plains, KS; Mary b July 1862 w/o Willis Opdycke of Melvern, KS; Belle b Sept 1866 w/o Jos. Reed

member of UB Church

1851 moved to Crown Point, Lake Co, IN

moved Apr 1852 to north of Hamer; later d home of dau in Montpelier

CW vet Co C 111th OVI

funeral – Hamer Presbyterian Church under Rev Stockton

p166-167 – Annette Ely Crum

b 3 Feb 1838 Brady Twp

m Lewis H. Crum 13 May 1858

lived on farm near Hamer; moved 1876 to home 1 mile east of West Unity

9ch – 3s 6d; 1s 2d dec

survived by husb, 6ch, 3grch

1870 joined Franklin ME Church w/husb; 1880 transferred to ME Church West Unity

d 4 Sept 1898 @60Y 7M 1D at home

funeral – home under Rev Money, Roberts, Stockton

bur – Franklin Cem

p17 – Jennie McGraw Culbertson

b. Reeding, Wayne Co, OH, 28 Sept 1854

d. Bryan, OH, 4 Aug 1904

came to West Unity when child, few years after father died

m. WF Culbertson, 25 April 1878, Bryan, OH

11 children, 2 of whom dec as infants

survived by husband, 6s,3d, 1 bro, 1 half-bro, 1 half-sis, moth-in-law

bur Shiffler Cem by side of her parents and infant children

p27 – see Mary Ann Cummins Hollington

p164 – Henry F. Dailey

b Fulton Co, OH 1 May 1847

d home east of Stryker 15 Nov 1901 @54Y 6M 14D

member of ME Church

wife & 1 ch dec

survived by 6ch – 4d 2s

funeral – German ME Church, West Unity

bur – Floral Grove Cem

p125 – Rufus Thomas Darby

b Montgomery Co, MD 13 May 1831

d home of dau Mrs. Alvertis Hendricks at Kunkle 24 Dec 1902 @71Y 7M 11D

m Emily F. Matthews 10 Apr 1862, d 16 Jan 1876

6ch – Francis dec infant, Clarence V d 20 Aug 1890 @21Y, 1s, 3d, 5grch, 1bro, 2sis survive; son Frank M of Toledo and youngest dau Blanche of Wash DC unable to attend funeral

moved near Bryan 1878

joined Baptist Church 1896

funeral at home/dau Mrs. Hendricks under Rev Stockton

bur – Bryan Cem

p41-42 William Eli Davidson

b Lisbon, Columbiana C. OH 9 July 1828

d 30 July 1903 @ 75Y 21D

m1 Sarah C. Morrison, 18 Apr 1850 Columbiana Co, OH; d 24 Oct 1864

child – Frank E of West Unity

moved to Findlay, OH 1853; winter 1853 w/parents Mr & Mrs JP Davidson, bro Edward & John, adopted bro Wm C. Connell, sis Mrs DC Hamilton & husband came to West Unity 3 Jan 1854 by wagon to Bonner farm owned by George Rings; later moved to West Unity fall 1860

summer 1862 enlisted Co C 100th OVI, served 3 years

m2 Sarah Ferris 11 Oct 1867

child – Anna L

funeral from residence under Rev Philpott & Stockton

bur Floral Grove Cem

pallbearers David Burns, Geo Hart, Geo Moudy, IA Bradrick, WW Combs, ET Tule

p99-100 – see Helen Lutz Dawson Warren

p201 – see Martha Dean Bender

p36 – see Elizabeth D. Degroff May

p67 – Samuel Olen DeGroff

s/o Elsworth & Vinnie DeGroff of Lockport, OH

b 6 Oct 1893

d 21 Jan 1903 @9Y 3M 15D

taken to Ann Arbor, MI for operation for appendicitis, dying shortly after

funeral at German ME Church of West Unity by FG Hall of Stryker

bur Floral Grove Cem, West Unity

p32 – see Eliza Delcamp Haviland

p187 – Israel Delcamp

d home in Alvordton 3 Mar (no year) @82Y 19D

b Medina Twp, Ashland Co, OH 12 Feb 1825

m Julia Ann Lawsown there; she dec 6Y ago

no ch

moved to Wms Co 1860 ne of Pioneer

funeral – Lutheran Church

bur – Pioneer Cem

p210 – Dr. William M. Denman

d home c Oct 21 (no year) @82Y

funeral – Presbyterian Church

b Knox Co, OH 16 Sept 1845

moved w/parents to West Unity 1851

m 30 Sept 1875 Mary Skiles, d 17 Oct 1923

member of Presbyterian Church, Mason, charter member of Toledo Temple Shriners

p58 – Constance Desbeouffs

b France 6 May 1823

d 11 Oct 1900 @ 77Y 5M 5D, home of Mr. Thouro near Farmer, OH

services at that home by Rev WM Habey

buried beside husband in Farmer Cem

joined English Lutheran Church of Bryan 1886

p22-23 – Abraham Dick

b Artisbaugh, Kussel Co, Bavaria, 19 Apr 1818

d 20 Apr 1904 @86Y 1D

to US Mar 1836 at Buffalo, NY; later to Richland Co, OH where m Lucy A. Altaffer, 5 June 1845; she d 7 Nov 1889

3 children b Richland Co – George, John, Catherine dec 24Y birthday

moved to Wms Co where children b Sarah Ellen, William, Jacob, 2 sons dec infancy

survived by George & Sarah Ellen of Pulaski, Wm of Kunkle, Jacob of Montpelier; 22 grand. 5 gr-grand, 1 bro Philip of Bryan and Philip’s child Wilson, Andrew, Jonathan, George, Elizabeth, Lucretia Walters, Eva Miller of Defiance Co

member of Reformed Church at Pulaski under Rev Geo F Chenot

bur Shiffler Cem

p128 – Raymond Dierk

s/o Will & Lizzie Dierk

b 3 Oct 1902

d 10 Dec 1902 @2M 8D

funeral – Rev Wean

bur – Shiffler Cem

P25 – Henry Divert

B Northumberland Co, PA, 1810

D 3 Jan 1901 @90Y 7M 3D

M Rebecca Fickle, 3 July 1839

9 children – survived by 7 children & wife

bur Brown Cem

p26-27 – William Donley

d Ney, OH 25 Sept 1901, Tuberculosis

b Athens Co, OH 11 Dec 1833

to Defiance w/parents 1834 in Washington Twp

m1 Permelia Cummins, d/o Isaac & Sarah Cummins, 6 Jul 1862; she d 8 Jan 1875

children – John Donley and Lillie McFetters

m2 29 Oct 1876, Lucy McFetters, d/o Harvey & Mary J McFetters

4 children – Arie Berman, Charles, Lottie Walker, Peter

CW vet Co F 48th OVI; Republican

funeral Ney ME Church

bur Ney Cemetery

p184 – Benson Ebenezer Doolittle

b Madison Co, NY 29 July 1832

d home Pioneer, OH 14 Jan 1907 @74Y 6M 14D

moved to Wms Co 1848, then to Kansas; returned to Wms Co 1859

m Nancy Weaver of Richland Co, OH

member of UB Church @18Y age

survived by wife, 6ch, 1bro, 5 grch

funeral – UB Church under Rev Sharp

bur – Floral Grove Cem

p148-149 – Merideth H. Doty

d 18 Dec (no year)

funeral – ME Church under Rev Stockton, Philpott, Coslet

bur – Floral Grove Cem

b 7 Aug 1842 near Mt. Gilead, Morrow Co, OH

moved 1848 to Wms Co w/parents; father stopped at Hotel Darby on Bean Creek to cast first vote for Pres Taylor; visited w/families of Ezekiel Masters & Nathan Oliver; rented house of Peter Vanderveer near John Borton’s home during winter of 1848-Jan 1849

went to school on farm of Joseph Bates, owned recently by Jacob Shenk w/teacher Charlie Dean; 1849 took shelter in home of Bonaparte Nichter; Mrs. Nichter could speak English but not German; Gideon Pierce was supt of school on home lot now owned by William Clay

1850 moved to West Unity in home built 1835 by John Rings

1851 father built house now known as Mrs. John Moudy property w/Rev Money as architect

fall 1859 sold town property for 80A east and north of Pioneer, but moved to home of old Judge Ayres then owned by AJ Tressler

vet of CW Co C 100th OVI

uncle to Herma Newcomer

survived by wife

p51 – see Sarah B. Doty Raymond

p28 – William Douglas

res w/son north of Ottokee

d chocking, Wed evening (no date) @98Y

interested in beekeeping

p214 – Willo B. Douglas

b 22 Feb 1895

d 12 Apr 1935 home Alvordton @40Y 1M 20D

m 1910 Russell G. Douglas, d 7 Aug 1920

3ch – Gerald, Viola, Lowell

member of UB Church of Alvordton

survived by husb, 3ch, mother, uncles, aunts

funeral – home under Rev Rhinehart

bur – Pioneer Cem

p196 – see Mary Melissa Hutchison Downer Hutson Hutchison

p14-15 – Adam Drum *

b. Bavaria, Germany 10 Mar 1827

d. 7 Oct 1900 @73Y 6M 27D, Brady Twp

came to US 1845 to Lycoming Co, PA; 1847 herefor 3 months then back to PA; 1863 here

m. June 1852, Mary Ba*h

children – 12 with 9 surviving along with widow and 3 sis

1853 joined Evangelical Church; 1864 joined German ME Church where funeral conducted by Rev J Kern of Detroit

bur Floral Grove, West Unity

p184 – Adam Drum

b 14 Jan 1843 Lycoming Co, PA

d 24 June 1906 @63Y 5M 10D

vet CW 47th reg PA

m Lizzie Kem 1869; moved to West Unity

4ch – 1s Frank of West Unity, 3d Mrs. Ida Crum of Homer, MI, Mrs. Etta Martin of Archbold, OH, Mrs. Rose Moore of West Unity

also survived by 5 grch 1bro 3sis

funeral – home under Rev Money

p76 – Catherine Fisher Drum

d. home of dau Mrs. Aaron maneval 9 Mar 1899 @76Y

b 1823 Wurtemburg, Germany

came to US w/parents 1825 to Williamsport, PA

m 1839 Peter Drum, d 18Y ago

7 ch – 5 survive

moved to Wms Co 32Y ago to farm south of West Unity, home of dau Mrs. Peter Maneval

joined German Methodist Church

funeral by Rev Money of Pioneer

p93 – see Elizabeth Drum Money

p210 – Jacob Drum

d home in West Unity c18 Oct (no year)

b PA; moved to Wms Co 1879

settled on farm near Pioneer; 1912 moved to Pioneer

wife d Mar 1935

m2 July 1937 Mrs. Edith Armstrong

survived by wife, 4sis – Mrs Katherine Shilling of Swaneetown, IL, Mrs susanna Wolverton of Toledo, Mrs Elva Miller & Mrs Edith Stipe of West Unity

member of UB Church

funeral – UB Church under Rev Linebrink

bur – Floral Grove, West Unity

p113 – Mary Moyer Drum

d home east of West Unity 7 Dec 1905 @54Y 10M 29D

w/o Adam Drum

d/o Charles D & Anna Moyer

b Mifflin Twp, Lycoming Co, PA 9 Jan 1851

came to Wms Co Aug 1904

m 24 Aug 1904 Adam Drum

lived German Twp, Fulton Co, OH

survived by husb, 5bro, 1sis

funeral at home under Rev WS McDiuitt

remains taken to Saliadsburg, PA to cem there by same name

p200 –201 – Rachel Jane Dunlap Drum

b Lycoming Co, PA 22 Feb 1844

when 9Y of age left orphan and 11Y of age lost foster mother

m John Drum 30 Nov 1865

8ch – one died infancy, Ella d 24 Dec 1903

moved from PA Mar 1867 to Wms Co

joined ME Church 1884

funeral – Immanuel ME Church under Rev Money

bur – Floral Grove Cem

p169 – see Ann Dunlap Burns

p200 –201 – see Rachel Jane Dunlap Drum

p150 – see Mary Dunkle Hummel

p52 – Bruce Holt Durrie

d 2 Sept 1899 Bismarck, ND of cerebral meningitis

youngest son of Rev and Mrs Archibold Durrie (Ida Cunningham) formerly of Bryan

p19 – Catharine Zigler Dustin

b West Lebanon, OH, 11 Dec 1819

d 26 Dec 1901, Madison Twp @82Y 15D

moved as child w/parents to Wayne Co, OH where mar Samuel Dustin, 1 June 1845

8 children – 6s/2d, with 2 of sons dec

1845 to Wms Co; husb d. 1892

united with German Baptist Church, 1 Sept 1851

funeral at Bethel Church by Rev Jacob Keiser, Rev Wm St. John & Rev Baldwin of Montpelier

bur Jefferson Cem; thanks from M/M IF VanNortwich

p67 – George W. Dustin

b Wms Co 12 July 1848

d home in Defiance Co, OH 25 Jan 1903 @54Y 6M 13D

s/o Samuel & Catherine Dustin of Wms Co

grad Normal College of Bryan 1872; began teaching 1868 and taught for 34 1/2Y in Defiance & Williams and 1Y in Butler, IN

m Esther A. Poast 14 Nov 1875

4 ch; 3ch and wife survive him

bur Farmer Cem, Defiance Co, OH

p208 – Joseph Dustin

d Tacoma, WA 28 Dec 1914 as carpenter on Northern Pacific

funeral – CC Mellinger & Co Funeral Home

bur – Tacoma Cem

moved West July 1902; was at Sand Point, ID July 1905

niece & nephew Mrs. JR Thomas & Archie Van Nortwick of North Yakima, WA

p71 – Guy Delafield Eaton

memoriam poem (no particulars)

p84 – see Anna C. Eberly Suter

p33 – Edward Eberly

s/o Henry & Emma Eberly; fath d for 10Y

b Kunkle, OH 6 Sept 1887

d 21 Oct 1902, peritonitis, @15Y 15D

moved to Fayette, OH Oct 1898 w/moth & sus

bapt Church of Christ 24 Dec 1901

funeral Presbyterian Church by Rev Cook of Fayette

bur Floral Grove Cem

p84 – Henry Eberly

d west of West Unity 16 Dec 1892 @35Y 11M 25D

b where he d

m 1881 Emma Smith

survived by 5 ch, mother, 3bros, 2sis

member of Beaver Creek Reform Church for 14Y where funeral under Rev Clayton & JP Stockton

fun – Floral Grove Cem

p73 – Mary Suter Eberly

b 28 Dec 1847 Wayne Co, OH

d 9 Jan 1902 home near Kunkle @54Y 12D

one of family of 10 children, 8 survive

m 12 Dec 1890 Samuel Eberly

4 ch survive w/ 2 more infants dec

joined Reformed Church; later Presbyterian Church

p205 – Samuel B. Eberly

b 15 Feb 1854 Jefferson Twp, Wms Co, OH

d home Pioneer, OH 12 Jan 1916 @60Y 10M 28D

m1 12 Dec 1880 Mary Sater, 9 Jan 1902

ch – 2s 3d, 2d dec

m2 Catharine Osborne 3 Feb 1903

ch – 1s 1d, s dec @1 1/2Y of age

survived by wife 4ch 4stepch 2bro 1sis

joined Beaver Creek Church, later joined Presbyterian Church at Kunkle

funeral – Beaver Creek

bur – Pleasant Hill Cem beside 1st wife & ch

p164-165 – Christiana Schulltheis Eithel

b Baltmansweiler, Wurtemburg, Germany 7 July 1809

came to US 1832 to Baltimore

m Jacob Eithel spring 1833, d Aug 1862

moved to Liverpool, Medina Co, OH; moved to Wms Co Apr 1846 to Wm Urfer farm; sold to Urfer & moved to Lockport

10 ch – 8 survive; youngest dau d infancy; William the eldest d Feb 1894

member of German Lutheran Church

d home of eldest dau Mrs. PM Shaw 29 Sept 1901 @92Y 2M 22D

funeral – dau’s home under Rev Habey

bur – German Cem near West Unity

survived by 8ch, 34grch, 34 gr grch

p201 – Franklin Elder

b Harrisburg, PA 20 Mar 1843

d home near Bryan 9 Sept 1906 @63Y 5M 10D

moved as infant w/parents to Stark Co, OH

m Caroline Arnold 18 Mar 1866

ch- 1s 3d, 1dau Carrie Belle dec

vet CW Co H 3rd OH Cavalry

survived by wife, 3ch – James A of Bryan, Mrs Carrie Blanche Lindsey & Luella Catharine McKarnes of Bryan, 3bro, 2sis

funeral – home under Rev Hawk

bur – Fountain Grove Cem

p64-67 – Thomas Garretson Elliott *

b York Co, PA near Gettysburg 1 Sept 1813

d West Unity 27 Oct 1897 @84Y 1M 28D

second child and oldest son of 4 ch – 2s, 2d

mother died when he was young and father mar again w/family of 2s, 2d

moved w/father and new family to Stark Co, OH near Massillon; father d 1858 @80Y

moved to Canal Fulton as clerk in general store

m Narcissa Pearce 13 Mar 1842

ch – 3s, 1 of whom d early

moved from Canal Fulton to Massillon 1848-1851 then to Cleveland; then 1860 to West Unity when partnered w/Dr. Morrison until 1865

funeral at ME Church under Rev Roberts and Stockton

bur Floral Grove Cem, West Unity

p166-167 – see Annette Ely Crum

p142-143 – see Catherine Ely Marks Moss

p13 – see Hannah Ely McIntire (Mrs. JH McIntire)

p130 – Joseph Warren Ely

b Fulton Co, OH 28 Dec 1839

d 1 Feb 1903 @63Y 1M 3D

m1 Ruth Leacock 28 Sept 1862, dec 5 Feb 1873

2s – Francis Marion d 4 Feb 1898, William of Hillsdale, MI

m2 – Agnes Grice 9 Apr 1894, survives

2 stepdau – Mrs Libbie Kilner of Montana, Mrs. George Keiser of West Unity; also 8 grch, 4bro, 3sis

funeral – Hamer Presbyterian Church under Rev WF Kring & EG Brumbaugh

bur – Franklin Cem

p85 – Matilda Ann Engle

b Holmes Co, OH 1 Apr 1834

d 5 Sept 1901 @67Y 5M 5D

m Christopher Engle

p82 – Armstrong Ervin *

b 25 Apr 1814 Stark Co, OH

d home in West Unity 14 June 1891 @77Y 1M 19D

p82-83 – Mary Ann Mowery Ervin *

d home in West Unity @87Y 13 Jan 1900

b Chester Co, PA 25 Sept 1814

1828 joined ME Church

1832 w/parents moved to Wayne Co, OH

m Armstrong Ervin 18 Oct 1836

moved to Crawford Co, OH where she joined Presbyterian Church

1855 moved to West Unity

9 ch – 5d, 4s, 5 survive, 16 gr-ch, 10 gr-gr-ch

funeral at home by Rev JP Stockton & WS Philpott

p59 – Martha Jane Esterline

w/o Andrew Esterline

b PA; to OH when 4Y; 44Y in Wms Co

d 20 Nov 1899 @80Y 7M 24D, home of son in Alvordton

11 ch but 3 survive, 1d, 2s; husb dec

bur – Olive Branch Church with Rev Rittenhouse officiating

p167 – Alonzo D. Ewan

s/o David & Edith Ewan

b 26 July 1836 Columbiana Co, OH

moved to Wms Co 12 Oct 1842 to Pulaski Twp; father also bought farm in Jefferson Twp where they moved

joined Lick Creek Church

m1 1857 Lavisa Gaskill, dec 1858

m2 27 May 1860 Docia Snyder

d 1 Sept 1900 cancer

funeral – home on West High St, Bryan under Rev Oldacre

bur – Fountain Grove Cem

survived by wife, 3sis, 1bro; his parents, 2sis, 4bro dec

p20 – Prisilia Markle Faust/Foust

b 7 Dec 1815, Berks Co, PA

d 18 May 1898

m Benjamin Faust, 6 Apr 1843 (see below)

7 children – one dec CW vet, 2 dec infancy, survived by 1s/4d

member of Lutheran Church since 17Y

p59-61, 62 – Henry Felger*

b Westmoreland Co, PA 14 Dec 1820

d home in West Unity 25 June (no year)@ 82Y 6M 11D

father was hatter in Greenburg, PA; grandparents natives of Switzerland

1832 moved w/parents to Wayne Co, OH to farm near Lattasburgh about 10 miles nw of Wooster

1848 went to CA for gold; 1849 returned home; intersting story of his travels

m Susan Herman Feb 1851

5s, 1d, all survive; has 11 gr-ch

ch – William w/ch Edwin J, Charles H, Mabel V; Conrad w/ch Merle H, George E, Ruth, Vincent; Frank L w/ch Grace, Helen G; Simon w/son Clyde J; John A; Sarah (Mrs. David Laser) w/dau Zella

moved to Wms Co 1852

funeral from Presbyterian Church w/Rev JP Stockton and Rev Money officiating

2nd of 10 ch of M/M Jacob Felger; only 5 survived to adulthood: Henry, Mary (Mrs. John Barnhart) of Stryker then Cleveland then NY City where both died, Elizabeth (Mrs. Henry Harman) of Congress, Wayne Co, OH, Lavina (Mrs. William Christman) of Massillon, OH, Jacob (Sarah Keiffer/Lou Fike) of Smithville, Wayne Co, OH

p196-197 – Sarah Ann Billman Felger

b Wooster, Wayne Co, OH 5 Dec 1855

d home West Unity 8 July 1906 @50Y 7M 3D

m 2 Nov 1876 William Felger

3ch – 2s 1d, all survive

moved 6Y ago from Wayne Co to Allen Co, MI; then later to Wms

survived by husb, 2s EJ Felger of Orrville, OH & Charles Felger of Quincey, MI, dau Mabel, 1sis

funeral – home under Rev Hawk and Stockton

p62-63 – Susanna Hermon Felger *

b Wayne Co, OH 30 May 1825

d home of dau Mrs. David Laser 6 Mar 1904 @ 78Y 9M 6D

m Feb 1851 Wayne Co, OH Henry Felger, d 25 June 1903

6 ch – 5s, 1d: William, Conrad, John, Sarah of West Unity area; Simon near Waldron, MI; Frank of Fayette, OH, all survive

moved to Wms Co 1852to West Unity Mar 1902

bur Floral Grove Cem, West Unity

p41 – see Mary E. Ferguson Smithley

p96-97 – see Eliza Fickle Spidle Graves

p76 – see Catherine Fisher Drum

p95 – Mary Jane Fisher

d/o Philip R & Mary M Walter Fisher

b home in Millcreek Twp, Wms Co, OH (now Franklin Twp, Fulton Co, OH) 23 Nov 1847

d Buffalo, NY 4 May 1902 @54Y 6M 19D

joined Mt. Salem Presbyterian Church

injured in train wreck at Ft. Wayne, IN 24 Dec 1883

after dec parents she lived in Bryan, OH

visited eldest bro in Wright’s Corners near Buffalo, NY 26 Aug 1901

survived by 4bros of family of 9 ch

funeral at Franklin Methodist Church under Rev Stockton

bur – Mt. Salem Cem

p93 – Matilda Barr Keith Fisher

b 11 Nov 1836 near Mansfield, Richland Co, OH

d Betzer, Hillsdale Co, MI 8 May 1902 @65Y 5M 27D

m1 1860 Lewis Keith, d 1861

ch- 1s

m2 Solomon Fisher 1865, d 24 Sept 1884

ch – 2s, 2d

funeral at Betzer under Rev JM McMillan

bur – Burt Cem

card of thanks w/names M/M Jos. Towne

p47 – Nancy E. Pifer Fisher

b West Unity, OH 20 Apr 1847

d 17 Apr 1905 @57Y 11M 27D

m Joseph Fisher 3 Oct 1866

2 child – Elnora d 12 Oct 1877; Joseph Ernest

funeral from Presbyterian Church under Rev JP Stockton

bur Floral Grove Cem

p114 – Samuel Fisher

Mrs. JC Miller learned from her bro Joseph fisher of Mansfield, OH of dec of bro Samuel who lived w/Jesse martin near Mansfield

Body of old soldier floating in bay bearing name Samuel Fisher, been in water several weeks, evidence of foul play

Samuel intended to travel to Wms Co to visit relatives

Bur – Sandusky, OH city cem

Dec was about 60Y of age, mar 2x, his 2nd wife who died 10Y ago was sis of MH Doty formerly of West Unity and Mrs. SC Raymond of Wms Co

p164 – William O. Fisher

d 2 Oct 1900 @28Y 1M 6D

memorial poem by Mrs JS Fisher, Pioneer

p188 – William Cicelar Flagg

b Marietta, Washington Co, OH 8 Apr 1843

d Bryan 24 Feb 1907 diabetes @63Y 10M 16D

moved w/father 1853 Delaware Co, OH

vet CW Co G 96th OVI and Co D 96th OVI

m Paulding Co, OH 2 Apr 1868 Dora Latimore, still lives

9ch – 7 survive: Vina V DeGroff & Jennie DeGroff of West Unity, Charles of Fayette, James of Toledo, Joseph w of Kunkle, Will of Hudson, Carl at home

funeral – ME church under Rev Money

bur – Shiffler Cem

p135 – Marian Miller Flower

d 13 Feb 1899 home

b Richland Co, OH 15 July 1834

m Samuel Flower 1854

8 ch – 4 dec

17Y of age joined Evangelical Association

funeral – German Methodist Church under Rev Hexemer & Miller

p82 – Mary Anna Elizabeth Fortney

b Wms Co, OH 21 May 1878

d 21 Nov 1900 @22Y 6M

joined German ME Church 6Y ago

survived by mother, 8bros; father & 1sis dec

bur – Beaver Creek Cem

funeral by A Klinger

p76 – William Ellis Foss

infant s/o M/M William Foss

d 15 May 1894 @2M 7D

funeral by Rev JP Stockton at home

p20 – Benjamin Shoemaker Foust

b 11 Apr 1824, Berks Co, PA

d. home of dau, Mrs. Adam Sucher, 26 July 1902 @78Y 3M 14D

wife, Prescilia Foust d May 4Y ago

survived by 3 d, 1s, 11 gr-chil, 1gr-gr: children besides Mrs. Adam Sucher – Mrs. Mont Turner of W. Newton, OH, Mrs. Wm Hartle of Ft. Wayne, IN, John Foust of Defiance, OH

moved to Jefferson Twp 1845; 1868 to Bryan

funeral from home of Mrs. Adam Sucher by WM Habey

bur Fountain Grove Cem

p20-21 – Mary L. Held Snyder Freeman

b Strassburg, Germ, 22 June 1815, d/o Henry & Catherine Miller Held

d La Otto, IN, 24 Jun (no date) @87Y 2D

m1 John Snyder, 17 Nov 1836, Mansfield, Richland Co, OH; he d May 1852

children – 5s/4d; 1s dec CW vet

m2 Francis C. Freeman, c1856, Allen Co, IN

children – 2 – William D & Jennie

58 gr-child, 55 gr-grand

dau Mrs. Sophia Kniss of Chichisha, I.T. not at funeral

p206 – Christian Freese

b 6 Feb 1850 near ney, Defiance Co, OH

d Alvordton 14 Jan 1917 @66Y 11M 8D

m Florence Hanna 6 Feb 1870

ch – 5s 2d, all survive

joined Church of God at Union Chapel in Wms Co 1897

survived by wife, 5s 2d 21 grch 2 gr grch 1bro 3sis

p146 – George Wesley Gamber

s/o George & Mary Ann Gamber

b Millcreek Twp 19 Jan 1856

d 14 Apr 1898 @42Y 2M 26D

m Martha Netz 1 Jan 1880

4ch – 2s, 2d

member of UB Church

survived by wife, 4ch, 4bro, 2sis

funeral – Walnut Grove Church under Rev Slaybaugh

bur – Walnut Grove Cem

p36 – William H. Gardner

b 14 Sept 1831, PA

d 29 Dec 1903, home West Unity @72Y 3M 15D

m1 Hannah Eyer

children – Mrs. Alice Davies, San Diego, CA; Mrs. Clara Zuver, d 14 Sept 1888

m2 Mrs. Harriet Purdy, 28 Sept 1865

children – Freddie d scarlet fever as infant; Lottie oldest dau d maidenhood; Mrs. Bertha Bentley survives along with her mother

funeral at home conducted by Revs Stockton, Philipot, Stipe, Coslet

p75 – Vera June Garrison

d home of parents William P & BE Garrison, their youngest dau, 17 Dec 1901 @10Y 8M 15D

b 2 Apr 1891

funeral from home under Rev BF Gordon of Franklin ME Church

bur Fayette Cem

p154 – see Alice Gaskill Brannan

p104 – Nancy Ann Johnson Gaskill

d 13 Aug (no year) at home of dau Mrs. George Perry near Dupont, IN @80Y 10M 9D

b Williamsport, PA 4 Oct 1822

m Daniel Gaskill 1843, dec 39Y ago

5ch, 14 grch, 4gr-grch survive

ch – Caleb Gaskill of Madison, John Gaskill of Elwood, Ed Gaskill of Dupont, Mrs. Margaret Knowles of Madison, Mrs. Ella Perry of Dupont; 1ch d infancy

1856 moved to Dupont

joined Friends Church in youth

funeral by Rev FB Ward of ME Church

bur – Graham Cem

obit from Madison Indiana Herald

p98 –99 – Perry Geesey

b German Twp, Fulton Co, OH 18 Mar 1872

d Brady Twp, Wms Co, OH 13 July 1901 @29Y 3M 25D

m 19 Dec 1894 Elva Drum

survived by wife, parents, 3 small ch, 1sis, 1bro

funeral at German ME Church under Rev Stockton

bur – Floral Grove Cem

p195-196 – see Anna Mary Gerver Clay

p91 – Captain Henry Gilbert

d Osseo, WI home 1 Aug 1901 @81Y

father/o Mrs. George W. Myers

b Portage Co, OH 5 Sept 1820

m Fidelia C. Darling 24 Jan 1843

moved to Osseo fall of 1867

captain in CW

4 ch – Thomas J Gilbert, Mrs. Jennie E. Myers, William H. Gilbert, James P. Gilbert survive along w/wife, 3sis, 1bro

funeral under Masonic Lodge service

p78 – David Gill

d home near West Salem, Wayne Co, OH 24 July 1905 @89Y 6M 20D

b Somerset Co, PA 4 jan 1816

moved to Chester Twp, Wayne Co, OH

m1 Leah Zimmerman 1836

8 ch – 3d, 5s: Henry dec, Jacob dec, Margaret dec, Daniel d West Unity 1885 @27Y, William C West Unity 1894 @50Y

3 surviving ch – John D of Montpelier, Mrs. Sarah Gardner St. louis, MO, Mrs. Lovina Gill of Hubardston, Ionia Co, MI

moved to West Unity 1863; wife d 1864; moved back to Wayne Co

m2 Melvina Painter 1867; moved back to West Unity; then again to Wayne co where his mother-in-law died

enlisted in Mexican-Am War

member of German Reformed Church for 35Y

funeral at home under Rev elsbauch

bur – Mennonite Cem

John Gill of Montpelier only ch present

p10 – Martha L. Greek Gill

b. Hancock Co, OH, 3 Oct 1852

d. 13 Nov 1899 @47Y 1M 10D

moved here 1854 w/parents

m John D. Gill, 24 Apr 1873

5 ch – son Daniel F. Gill d. 9 Dec 1884 @4Y

member of Presbyterian Church at Kunkle 1889 under Rev JP Stockton

survived by husband and 4 children

bur cemetery south of Kunkle

p26 – David Barnet Gillis

b Morrow Co, OH, 16 June 1847

to Wms Co 1847 w/parents c1854

1899 moved to Harvey, IL where he d 13 Aug 1903 @56Y 1M 27D

m Fane Logan, 22 Sept 1874

children – 1d/3s

member of Presbyterian Church since 1876 then after Harvey, IL member of ME Church

funeral at Edgerton, OH

p133 – Horace D Ginter

d home in Lima, OH 20 June (no year)

remains brought back to Bryan

funeral – Baptist Church

CW vet Co E 21st OVI; member of Evans Post GAR

p172 – Mary A. Githens

b 8 June 1822

d 26 May 1903

p126 –128 – Jerome Gleason

popular grocer who died in a rr accident near Port Clinton, OH

partner of Wm McNary; later Joseph B. Jones

funeral under Rev Gobiet by Evans Post GAR

2nd son of Plietus S. Gleason, settler in Springfield Twp Oct 1835

b 3 May 1839 Springfield Twp; no death date

CW vet Co H 38th OVI

M Sarah Newman 2 Nov 1865

5 ch – Henry N, Frerd S, Vera E, Olin W, George, all survive

member of Presbyterian Church

p105 – Frank Glenn

s/o Samuel & Caroline Glenn

b Olivesburg, Richland Co, OH 10 June 1867

d near Pulaski 19 Aug (no year) @33Y 2M 9D typhoid

bapt Reformed Church 6 Aug 1900

1bro dec

survived by parents, 1bro, 1sis

funeral by A. Klinger

bur – Shiffler Cem

p48-49 – Samuel Glenn

b Olivesburg, Richland Co, OH 25 July 1835

d daughter’s home near Pulaski 15 June 1901 @65Y 10M 20D

moved to Bryan 1880; later to Pulaski

member first of Disciple Church 1876 then Methodist here but preferred Reformed Church

m Caroline Bly, 6 Dec 1860

4 ch – 1s/1d died

survived by wife, 1s, 1d, 4 sis, 2 bro

bur – Shiffler Cem

funeral conducted by Rev A Klinger

p116-117 – see Jane Ann Gordanier Butts

p161-162 – Cyrus Gordon

b sommerset, NJ 18 Sept 1822

d 22 Sept 1902 Pioneer, OH @80Y 4D

m Sarah Coddington Feb 1842, d 22 Feb 1901

ch – 4d 3s; 2dau dec, one Mrs. Delia Yocum

1848 moved to Amboy, MI; 1864 to 100A farm Pioneer

p152-153 – see Eliza J. Gorham Park

p32 – Arthur C. Gorsuch

s/o Jacob & Katherine Gorsuch

b Chesterville, Morrow Co, OH, 27 June 1852

d 26 July 1901 @49Y 29D, absess of appendix, Navarre

bur Franklin Cem

funeral from Franklin ME Church under Rev Fred K. Gamble

moth dec when he babe; fath to Wms Co

m1 Martha Leonard, 1874; d 6 Mar 1889

son Leonard J, enlisted 1st US Volunteer Signal Corps; d Manila, Philippines, 25 Aug 1898

m2 1889 Mrs. Sarah A. Warner; she survives along with 3 step-ch, 2s, 4 sis, 3bro

p96-97 – Eliza Fickle Spidle Graves

d/o Michael & Phoeba Fickle

b Center Twp 29 July 1843

d 13 Oct (no year) @58Y 2M 4D

bapt Baptist Church when 16Y

m1 Jacob Spidle 1869, d1880

m2 Jared Graves 1882, d 1888

3 ch Mrs. LK Stevenson of West Unity, Mrs. JA Cameron & Charles Spidle of Bryan

also survived by bro Michael Fickle of Montpelier, Mrs. Hannah Beavers of Lennox, MI, 2 grch

funeral under HE Oldacker

bur – Fountain Park Cem

p175 – see Elizabeth Greek Connolly

p135-136 – Clyde Ernest Greek

b Kunkle, OH 29 July 1880

d Albion, Nebraska 9 Dec 1899 @19Y 4M 10D

only ch of Elias & Martha Greek of Kunkle

went to Albion to clerk for his uncle EW Persing

funeral at Kunkle Presbyterian Church under Rev Stockton

bur – new cemetery near Kunkle

p10 – see Martha L. Greek Gill

p205 –see Nancy Greek Burkholder

p39-40 Rebecca Bradrick Green

b Belmont Co, OH 10 Mar 1833

d Wms Co 21 Jan 1903 @69Y 10M 11D

came w/parents to Richland Co, OH Oct 1833; m George W. Green 23 Sept 1868

moved to Wms Co Dec 1868

4 ch – 2s/2d

survived by 2s/1d. 5grch. 2bro

became Christian Mar 1869

funeral German ME Church under Rev Wm Clark and Rev Money

p118 – see Rose Melvina Green Koch

p152 – Phoebe A. Crabbs Grimes

b Richland Co, OH 24 Feb 1825

d home in Stryker 6 Dec 1900 @75Y 8M 13D

one of 13 ch

joined Presbyterian Church

m Isaac Grimes c1850

1853 moved to Wms Co 175A south of Fountain Chapel

joined ME Church of Fountain Chapel; then moved to Stryker

6ch – 2s 4d, 5 dec as well as husb, son James A. survives

funeral – ME Church at Stryker under Rev Shreves

bur – Shiffler Cem

those from distance – Benjamin Crabbs of Crawfordsville, IN * Mrs. Ed Kerr of Chicago

p44 – Lemuel E. Grisier

d Frankfort (no state, no date) of stomach hemorrhages; lived there since 1 Sept 1891; businessman

funeral under Rev ED Jacobs of Ithaca at family residence; body shipped to Bryan

p35 – Peter Grim

d Archbold, OH 23rd (no date) @75Y

p37-38 – Charles F. Grisier

b 12 Mar 1851, Stryker (no death date)

m1 1872 Alice Lloyd, dec

m2 Frances E. Weitz, 6 July 1884

res of West Unity except few months in Prattville, MI since spring 1878; ran West Unity Eagle w/bro James W; later changed name to Chief until 1 Jan 1889 when sold to ET Runnion; also had merchandise store until Sept 1896 when sold to LD Colvin

funeral at Presbyterian Church

bur Lockport Cem

relatives: Henry Grisier & sisters Adell & Eugenia; Mrs. Gray & dau Mrs. Betts; Charles & Albert Vernier; Mrs. Wm Grisier; Mrs. Louisa Hayes; Paul Jacquin, all of Stryker; Charles Grisier of Wauseon; Henry Shamberger & wife, IM White, wife & son, Dr. Weitz, wife & dau, Geo Farley & wife of Montpelier; John Casebere, wife & daus, Hattie and Mrs. Williams of Arctic, OH; W Weitz & daus Maud and Myra, Mrs. C Stoops of Edgerton; Mrs. Sarah Clark of Galesburg, IL

p13 – see Margaretta Grubaugh Lantz

p140 – see Elizabeth Haddix Meacham

p50-51 – see Magdalena Hagelberger Traxler

p94 – Magdalena Wotley Hagelberger

b Wert Co, Weisenberg, Germany

d home Wms Co, OH 21 Mar 1906 @80Y 3M 25D

came to US 1840 landing at NY

m 22 Jan 1850 Caspar Hagelberger dec 16Y ago

4 ch – 2s 2d, one dau Magdalena d 2Y ago

joined German Lutheran Church age 13Y

funeral Beaver Creek Reformed Church under Rev JF Hawk

bur – Beaver Creek Cem

p115 – Spencer Hagerty

b Spring Hill, Fulton Co, OH 30 May 1844

d Montpelier 16 Nov 1904 @60Y 6M 14D

CW vet 128th IN regt

M 14 Apr 1883 Viola Sheldon

1 son dec as infant, bur Amboy, MI

survived by wife, 1bro Dr. Hagerty, 2sis Mrs. Britton of Hillsdale, MI, Mrs. Kanauer of Pioneer

p52 – Fred Hake

d. Montpelier (no date), taken to barn of Hersey Purdy due to intoxication; later died in barn fire; 2 horses also perished

p55 – see Etta Hall Barrett

p16 – see Sarah Ann Hall Churchman

p129 – 130 – Daniel Culberson Hamilton

b Wellsville, Columbiana co, OH 18 June 1827

d home 27 Jan 1903 North Street, West Unity

m Matilda A Davidson 29 June 1851

7 ch – 4 survive, Mrs. FE Fay of Los Angeles, CA, Mrs EA Wisner of Toledo, JJ Hamilton of Auburn, IN, WC Hamilton of Chicago; wife survives

moved to Wms Co w/wife and child

joined ME Church 1858

funeral – ME Church under Rev SL Roberts

p16 -17 – George Hamilton

b. 3 Oct 1856, NW Twp

d. 6 Nov 1901, Jonesville St, Montpelier @45Y 1M 3D; complications from lockjaw which set in after stepping on wire nail

m. 23 Nov 1888, Bianca Mercer

survived by wife, 1 dau, 1 grand, 1 bro, 1 sis

funeral from LUB Church under Rev WW Landis and Rev GW Long; Knights of Pythias

bur Riverside Cem

p178 – Rebecca J. Hamilton

b West Unity 6 Nov 1854

d 16 Oct 1902

bur – Floral Grove Cem

p74 – see Mary Hamlin Jones

p96 – see Edith Hannum Spangler

p110 – see Nancy Jane Hannaman Martin

p37 – see Emaline Harden Hudnett Reader

p123-125 – Mary Harmer

b 20 Feb 1839, Herstmonceux, Sussex, England, direct desc of Sir Christopher Wren

only dau /John & Depha Page Harmer

mother dec when Mary was young; reared by grparents William & Martha Page who came to US Oct 1855

first came to Stryker, then to West Unity to live/M/M George H. Nitchie, dec 1885, 1887 respectively

jobs were in charge of woolen mill, attendant at insane asylum in Toledo, 1896-1901 keep house for Rev JP Stockton

went to Colorado w/cousins Emma & Della Page and their bro James Page of Whitewater, CO where she died 19 Mar 1905

funeral at Presbyterian Church under Rev George Miller & Rev Money

bur – Floral Grove Cem

p109 – see Mary Harrington Brown Young

p215 – see Lena Mae Hart Prouty

p147 – Orley Evrett Hartman

b near Wms Center 10 June 1853

d home in West Unity 18 Dec 1899 @46Y 6M 8D

m 20 Aug 1887 Etta A. Harrington

became photographer; joine ME Church 1895; member of Masons

funeral – ME Church under Rev Philpott, Stockton, Hill

bur – Floral Grove Cem

p110-111 – Dr. Nathan W. Hartshorn

b Knox Co, OH 20 Jan 1822

d Ney, Defiance Co, OH 13 Nov 1901 @79Y 9M 24D

moved to Allen Co, OH near Lima w/parents 1826; then Putnam Co 1865; then Georgetown (now Ney) 1862(yes that’s what it says)

m1 Jane Mason 1840, dec

m2 Emmeline Garver 23 Mar 1901

studied medicine in Peru, IN 1842; JP, mayor of Ney

funeral at ME church at Ney under Rev Charles Bennett of Bryan & CR Davenport

bur – Ney Cem

p32 – Eliza Delcamp Haviland

b Medina Co, OH, 4 May 1859

d Pioneer, OH 17 Mar 1903 @43Y 10M 13D

funeral home under Rev Elmer E Vaughen

bur Burt’s Cem

p186-187 – Almon W. Hayes

eldest of 5ch of Almon & Esther Betts Hayes, natives of Hartford Co, CT

b 13 Sept 1821 Jackson Twp, Richland Co, OH

moved fall 1845 to Brady Twp

m Angeline Warren 4 Mar 1846; she nat of Geuaga Co, OH

moved from Richland to farm where they lived for almost 60Y

d 28 Sept 1906 @85Y 15D

funeral – German ME Church under Rev McDivitt & Money

pallbearers – bros Horace, Charles, Lewis; nephews Rufus Hayes, Ezra & Lester Warren

bur – Floral Grove Cem

survived by wife, 1d 2s 9 grch, 1 gr grch, 3bros

p203 – Horace Betts Hayes

d home Battle Creek, MI pneumonia 30 Jan 1915 @87Y 10M 1D

b near Shelby, OH 29 Mar 1827

m1 1860 Sarah Ellen Campbell, dec

ch – 2s 1d: Albert D d 11 Jan 1885, Charles E of Crockett, TX, Cordie H Wood of LaCross, WI

vet CW Co C 100th Ohio tortured by Rebels

1880 moved from OH to Battle Creek

m2 13 June 1888 Mary Olmstead of New Canaan, CT

survived by 2bro of Shelby, OH, 2ch, 4 grch

funeral – home under Rev Potter

bur – Oak Grove Cem

p163 – Lewis Orville Hefner

s/o Robert & Anna Hefner

b 11 Oct 1879 LaGrange Co, IN

1886 moved w/parents to Arkansas where father died; moved back to Wolcotville, IN

m 11 Oct 1902 Coral B. Brown of Adrian, MI where they lived

d 7 June 1903 @23Y 5M 27D erysipelas

survived by wife, mother, 3sis, 1bro

p90-91 Eliza Barr Held

d home of dau Mrs. Mary Esterline near Fayette 15 July 1903 @68Y 1M 19D

b Richland Co, OH 26 May 1835

m JH Held 27 Oct 1857; he had wagon & blacksmith shop at Primrose; then 13Y at Hillsdale, MI, then moved back to Wms Co near Bunker Hill

6 ch – 4d, 2s, 2 dec Minnie d 14 Sept 1862 @3Y 8M 19D, Harriet d 26 Aug 1864 @ 9M

survived by husb, ch Mrs. Laura Bavin of Toledo, Dr WA Held of Wms Co, Charles L. Held of Toledo, Mrs. Mary Esterline of Fayette

joined church of Christ, later w/husb joined Dunkards or German Baptist

funeral at Clay’s Evangelical Church under Rev Jacob Keiser of primrose

bur – Floral Grove Cem

p167 – see Harriet Held Stoner

p20-21 – see Mary L. Held Snyder Freeman

p174-175 – see Rebecca Held Altman

p188 – Anna Mary Stock Hellem

b 9 Dec 1821, PA

d 9 Jan 1907 @85Y 1M

moved w/parents as child to Stark Co, OH

m 22 Feb 1838 Joseph Hellem

9ch – 5s 4d, 3 survive: John, David, Amanda

also had 24 grch 40 gr grch

p62-63 – see Susanna Hermon Felger *

p69 – Walter L. Heyd

d home of parents near Nadeau, MI 21 May (no year – pos 1904) diabetes @2Y 6M

s/o Henry & Gertrude (Stipe) Heyd

p197-198 – George Harold Fred Hickman

d West Unity 27 May 1906 @9M 27D s/o M/M Bert Hickman

funeral – Church of Christ under Rev Money & Stockton

bur – Floral Grove Cem

p209 – Emma Hinkle

Wms Co oldest res
funeral – Hollingshead Funeral Home West Unity

d Aug 1907

b Hickory Corners, MI 21 July (no year)

m 4 July 1876 John Hinkle, d 19Y ago

res Baw Besse Lake

survived by sis Mrs Hattie Oberlin 90Y of Hillsdale, MI

2s – Theodore of West Unity & Orrin B of Montpelier, dau Mrs. Olivia Jackman of Delaware, OH, 10grch, 13 gr grch

funeral – under Rev Limbert of Methodist Church West Unity

bur – West Buffalo Cem

p102-103 – Catharine May Hoffman

appears May is surname

b Somerset Co, PA 16 May 1828

d home Kunkle, OH 13 Dec 1901 @73Y 6M 27D

1842 to Wms Co w/parents

m 1844 Daniel Hoffman, dec 4 May 1892

ch – 3s 3d – 2s 2d survive; dau Catharine d 21 May 1860, son Andrew d 10 Mar 1872

survived also by 1bro 2sis, 7 grch, 1gr-grch

united w/ME Church; 1872 w/United Brethren Church

funeral LUB Church under Rev JG Turner

bur – Franklin Cem

p56 – see Rebecca A. Holden Crow

p27 – Mary Ann Cummins Hollington

no death date but Friday morning, 2 years after paralysis

wid of RP Hollington, d 7 Aug 1892

b 15 Dec 1826, Cuyahoga Co (no state), d/o John & Lucy Cummins of New England

m Richard P. Hollington, 14 Feb 1849, Richland Co, OH

children – 3s, 2 of whom dec and John A Hollington

to West Unity fall 1860

member of ME Church for lifetime

funeral 5 July from ME Church

bur Floral Grove

p9 – Charles Hollstein

b. Bremen, Grand Duchy of Hesse, Germany, 4 Aug 1843

d. 30 Aug 1898 @55Y 26D

to US w/parents spring 1854 to NY, then Baltimore, then here

father d. 1 year after arrival

eldest of his family

m Mary Elizabeth Fenicle, 16 Feb 1869

3 ch – John Wesley, William Abner, dec, Harvey Leroy

survived by wife, 2 sons, 1 brother, 3 sisters

p90 – Mary Eliza Kehlemire Holly

d home/o son John se of West Unity 15 July 1903 @69Y 6M 26D

b Prussia, Germany 19 Dec 1833

came w/parents & 5bro/sis to Defiance Co, OH 1849

m John W. Holly 24 Feb 1862

survived by 2bro, 1sis, 2s

funeral at German ME Church under Rev FM Money

bur – Floral Grove Cem

p32-33 – David Holtzberg, Sr

d home of dau Mrs. S. Landlaw, West Unity, 10 Oct 1808(yes that’s what it says)

b Lebanon Co, PA 6 Nov 1808

m1 Margaret Shuey there 1830; d1844

moved to Wayne Co, OH

5 ch – 4d/1s

later took 2d/1s to West Unity

m2 Sarah Livingston, 1847; d 1876

member Lutheran Church

oldest of fam; survived by 5 ch, 20 gr-ch, 9gr-grand

p105 – Mary Jane Roddy Holtzberg

d home in West Unity 1 Dec 1904

b 29 Oct 1844 Pleasant Home, Wayne Co, OH

m David Holtzberg 24 May 1860

7ch – 3 of whom dec

joined ME Church

p37 – see Emaline Harden Hudnett Reader

p150 – Mary Dunkle Hummel

b Pickaway Co, OH near Adelphi 19 May 1848

d 8 Nov 1904 near West Unity

m 8 Apr 1869 Sylvester Hummel

lived in Pickaway until 11 Mar 1903 to be near son Ira in Wms Co

3ch – 2s 1d, dau d infancy; son Ira, John

survived by husb, 2s, 2 grch, 2sis

member of Beaver Creek Reformed church

funeral – home under Rev Chenot

bur – remains taken to Circleville

pallbearers – Jos Smith, W Wasnich, Jas Bly, Jos Eberly, Calvin Laser, Wm Bly

p131 – Elizabeth Hunter

d home near Edgerton 6 Oct (no year) @71Y 10M 13D heart disease

bur – Edgerton Cem

m Daniel Hunter for nearly 50Y

funeral – Fish Creek Church

survived by husb, 2s, 3d; 1s dec

p48 – Leah Rebecca Bowman Hutchison

b 6 Dec 1837

d 8 Oct 1900 @62Y 10M 2D

m William Hutchison, 4 Aug 1854

8ch – 4s/4d, 2died before her in infancy

joined German Reformed Church 1855 in Pulaski; moved membership to Beaver Creek Church; moved to Kunkle where she remained

bur – Shiffler Cem

funeral by Rev IN Warfield of UB Church

survived by husband, 3s, 3d

p196 – Mary Melissa Hutchison Downer Hutson Hutchison

b Lenawee Co, MI 17 Feb 1848

d 19 Dec 1906 @57Y 10M 2D consumption

lived in alvordton, West Unity & Kunkle

m1 Jerome Downer 30 May 1877, dec

m2 John Hutson of Alvordton 7 Jan 1885; d Apr 1899

dau Lillie M

m3 24 Sept 1904 William Hutchison of Kunkle who survives

member of UB Church of Kunkle

survived by husb, 1 dau, 12 stepch, 2bros

funeral – UB Church under Rev Sharp of Pioneer

bur – Shiffler Cem

p101 – Vearl Lawrence Hutchison

b 27 May 1891 s/o Dell & Ella Hutchison

d 30 Sept 1905 @14Y 4M 3D

p196 – see Mary Melissa Hutchison Downer Hutson Hutchison

p75-76 – Henry Smalley Hyatt

d home in West Unity 22 Apr 1897 of heart trouble @68Y 7M 25D

b Allegheny Co, NY 27 Aug 1828

moved w/parents when age 5 to Washtenaw Co, MI

until 1851

m Libbie M. Brown 24 May 1848

6 ch – 2 of whom dec

survived by wife, dau Mrs. Fannie Wickham of Adrian, MI, dau Mrs. Ella Moore of Pulaski, dau Mrs. Electa Brindle of West Unity, son George W of Enterprise, OR

1854 moved to Wms Co

survived by wife Sallie, 4ch, 2bro, 3sis

funeral at Presbyterian Church under Rev JP Stockton

bur Floral Grove Cem

bro J Hyatt of Adrian, MI, sister-in-law Mrs. Eliza Henry of Toledo, bro Orlando Brown of Bryan

p176-177 – Nicholas Jacob

d home e of West Unity 30 Sept 1902 @78Y 8M 2D

b Minichwiess, New Prussia, Germany 28 Jan 1824

2nd of 8 ch of Nicholas & Margaret Jacob

1834 moved to US settling in Hancock Co, OH; 1852 went to CA, then 1854 returned to Hancock Co

m1 Rachel Hoffmaster, d 15 Feb 1865

moved to Wms Co 1863

m2 amelia Felkley of Columbiana Co, OH

survived by wife, 3d

funeral – German ME Church under Rev Stockton

bur – Floral Grove Cem

p166 – Hannah Voce Jacobs

b Stoughton, MA 28 June 1812

d Bryan 13 Mar 1901 @88Y 8M 15D

moved to near Syracuse, NY 1814 w/parents; one of 7ch

m Elias Jacobs 1836; moved to Elbrige, NY, dec 11 Feb 1891

ch – 4s, eldest 2 dec

moved to Byron, MI 1860

bur – beside husb in Byron, MI Cem

funeral – home of Mr. L. Swift under Bro WL Gibbs of Concord, MI

p163 – John Jacoby, Sr.

d home of son Fremont Jacoby, Gorham Twp, Fulton Co, OH 21 Sept (no year) @77Y

b s/o John & Sallie Jacoby of Seneca Co, NY 5 Mar 1822

moved to Fulton Co, OH 1844

m 14 June 1846 Nancy Severence, d 9Y ago

8ch – 6 survive

funeral – Presbyterian Church under Rev Stockton & Robison

bur – Franklin Cem

p21-22 – see Margaret McCormick Morrow Jameson Minser

p51-52 – Samuel Jarvis

b Holmes Co, OH 28 May 1822

d dau’s home (Mrs. Bowersox) in Bryan 18 Sept 1899 @77Y 3M 20D

millwright and mercantile business in Wilmot, Stark Co, OH and bef 1867 in West Lebanon, Wayne Co, OH; 1868 to Westerville, OH where son and dau graduated from Otterbein University

wife died Aug 1886 and he moved to dau’s home in Bryan

member of UB Church

p104 – see Nancy Ann Johnson Gaskill

p83 – Estella May Jones

b 29 Nov 1881 near West Unity

d 15 June 1904 West Unity @22Y 6M 17D

survived by parents, 3bros, 3sis

member of Ridge class of Montpelier UB Church

funeral by Rev William Clark in ME Church of West Unity with Revs Philpott, Stockton, Chenot

p74 – Mary Hamlin Jones

b Stark Co, OH 10 May 1821

d 17 Aug 1900 @79Y 3M 7D

m 15 June 1842 Ansalem Jones of Columbiana Co, OH

soon moved to Wms Co where he d 25 Feb 1891

6 ch – 3s, 3d, of whom 2s, 1d dec

funeral at German Methodist Church under Rev Mason

bur Floral Grove Cem, West Unity

p149 – see Sarah Jones Mann

p170 – Sarah Webster Jones *

b Ross Co, OH 2 Feb 1816

d 3 Nov 1903 @87Y 9M 1D Jefferson Twp home

m Cass jones 1 Jan 1837, d May 1901

moved to Wms Co 1845

10ch – 6s 4d, 7 survive; also 23 grch (21 live), 14 gr grch, bro John Webster of Convoy, Van Wert Co, OH (only sibling of 13)

joined Bunker Hill Church 1903 where funeral under Rev Chenot & Stockton

bur – Shiffler Cem

p98 – Francis E. Kast

b Richland Co, OH 27 Aug 1853

d West Unity, OH 11 Oct 1898 @45Y 1M 14D

survived by wife, 5ch, 3bro

funeral under Rev Lucy

p11 – see Lottie Kaumeyer Mattox

p90 – see Mary Eliza Kehlemire Holly

p93 – see Matilda Barr Keith Fisher

p74 – Jacob Kelly

d 26 Apr (no year) @76Y 4M

b Stark Co, OH 3 Jan 1822

began milling in Wayne Co, OH 1840; 1850 trip to CA; 1851 purchased farm in Pulaski Twp

m 1855 Elvira J. Shorthill

9 ch – 7s, 2d

enlisted 10 Sept 1861 Co H 38th OVI – 22 Dec 1864

1872 elected auditor in Wms Co

p85 – Clyde Keener

b 18 Oct 1879

d 20 Dec 1900 @21Y 2M 2D accident w/falling tree

survived by father, 3bros, 2sis

funeral at home of Josiah Smith under Rev JF Coss & Disciples Church

bur – Floral Grove Cem

p190 – Julia A. Barger Kirk

b Portage Co, OH 29 Mar 1830

d Montpelier home of dau Mrs. Mary Gunnion @76Y 8M 19D (no dates)

4ch – 2 survive plus stepch Nathan Kirk, his sis, & Mrs. Sadie Smith

survived by 2ch 18grch 3gr grch

moved to Wms Co 1843

m Nathan Kirk 1853

funeral – RUB Church at Kunkle under Rev Baldwin

bur – Kunkle Cem

p177-178 – Myrtle Dorothea Knapp

dau of Charles W & Emma L Knapp

b 17 Feb 1902

d 4 Oct 1903 @1Y 7M 17D

funeral – Bunker Hill Church

bur – Shiffler Cem

pallbearers – Ruth Gross, Lulu Wineland, Letha Shaffer, Ethel Burns

p134 – Dr. William Knoff

d dau’s home in Edon, Mrs. WF Myers @72Y 8M *D (no date)

b Coshocton Co, OH 11 Feb 1831

moved to Richland Co, OH when 17Y age

1863 moved to Wms Co, Primrose village

m 27 Oct 1864 Elizabeth Alleman, d 28 Oct 1900

8 ch – 2s, 6d, 3d & 1s survive, WL Knoff of Alvordton, Mrs Effie Myers of Edon, Mrs Della Nicolen of Delray, MI, Mrs Meda Ozmun of alvordton

funeral – Church of God Bethel under Rev Bower of Edon

bur – Edon Cem

p115 – William Knox

b Beaver Co, PA 6 Sept 1819

d 15 Feb 1902 @82Y 5M 9D

moved to Richland Co, OH w/parents 1833

m Anna Sprotts 29 Nov 1855

moved to Wms Co 1864 north of West Unity on Ervin farm

1868 moved to Kunkle, OH

ch – 3s 3d – 1d dec infant, 1 son dec @9Y, 1dau dec @5Y

survived by 2s 3d, wife, 1bro, 1sis

p24 – Barbara Wineland Koch

b Knox Co, OH, 15 May 1833

d 9 Apr 1905 @72Y 10M 24D

m Samuel Koch, 1849

moved to Defiance Co, OH 1854; later to Wms Co

8 ch – 3s/5d with 3s/2d surviving plus husband

joined German Baptist Church 1877

p81 – Daniel B. Koch

funeral by Rev OE Knepp of UB Church

bur – Fountain Grove Cem, Bryan

b 27 Jan 1833

d 7 Sept 1901 @68Y 7M 11D

survived by 2s, 1d

p118 – Rose Melvina Green Koch

d/o George & Rebecca Green

b Jefferson Twp 1 july 1876

d home in West Unity 9 Jan 1903 @26Y 6M 8D

m Frank Koch 8 Oct 1896

1 son not quite 1Y of age

survived by husb, 1sis 2bro aged mother

funeral at ME Church in West Unity under Rev William Clark

bur – Floral Grove Cem of West Unity

p134 – Dr. William Knoff

d dau’s home in Edon, Mrs. WF Myers @72Y 8M *D (no date)

b Coshocton Co, OH 11 Feb 1831

moved to Richland Co, OH when 17Y age

1863 moved to Wms Co, Primrose village

m 27 Oct 1864 Elizabeth Alleman, d 28 Oct 1900

8 ch – 2s, 6d, 3d & 1s survive, WL Knoff of Alvordton, Mrs Effie Myers of Edon, Mrs Della Nicolen of Delray, MI, Mrs Meda Ozmun of alvordton

funeral – Church of God Bethel under Rev Bower of Edon

bur – Edon Cem

p118 – see Lydia Kreiger Oxenrider

p87 – Cynthia Mabel Kunkle

d/o M/M Israel Kunkle

b 5 May 1870

d 16 Feb 1906 @35Y 9M 11D

survived by parents, 1sis

attended church at Bunker Hill

p120-123 – Henry S. Kunkle *

b near New Bloomfield, Perry Co, PA 23 Dec 1823

4th son and 5th ch/Henry & Mary Storm Kunkle; had 1 younger bro

mother died when he was 5Y; bound out to farmer William Anderson

followed bro John to Richland Co, OH Sept 1844 but found his bro left for West Unity, so followed again and reunited w/bro after many years apart

went to CA in search of gold 1850; back and forth 2x

m Matilda J. Baltosser back in Perry Co, PA 7 Feb 1856

4 ch – daus Mary Alice & Martha Jane ( Mrs. Peter Stiving) dec, sons John & Ira H, dec

established Kunkle, OH

(this is a biographical sketch and not an obit; lots of local info)

p114, 173 – see Arminda Bohner Landaw Van Horn

p207 – Samuel P. Landaw

oldest s/o Charles & Mary Landaw

b Northumberland Co, PA 3 Mar 1831

d home of dau Mrs LA May of West Unity 27 Sept 1912 @81Y 6M 24D

moved to Wayne Co, OH where mar Rebecca Holtzberg Oct 1852, she d 28 Feb 1893

6ch – 3 survive: David O of Lawrenceburg, TN, Mrs TJ Coslet of Hillsdale Co, MI, Mrs LA May of West Unity

moved to West Unity 5 Apr 1878

bro Charles of Wooster, OH, 7 grch

funeral – from home of Mrs May under Rev Money, Stockton, Coslet

bur – Floral Grove Cem

p13 – Margaretta Grubaugh Lantz

b. 29 Nov 1819, Richland Co, OH

d. 8 Aug 1901 @81Y 8M 9D

m Solomon Lantz, 5 Apr 1842

7 ch – 4d/3s;survived by 4d/1s

member of ME Church since 16Yat Ashland, OH

funeral in Pulaski under Rev Charles Bennett of Bryan

bur Shiffler Cem

p142 – Ella May Cline Laser

d/o Standard & Esther Cline

b Richland Co, OH 2 July 1871

d homein West Unity 13 Dec 1900 @29Y 5M 11D

member of Methodist Church in Pulaski 1886

m Chas. Laser 21 Dec 1892; lived w/her parents on Mann place; then sw of West Unity

survived by husb, son, parents, 3sis,

p100 – George W. Laser

b Plymouth Twp, Richland Co, OH 3 Feb 1836

d Central Soldiers’ Home, Dayton, OH 24 Oct 1902 @66Y 8M 21D

m1 12 Mar 1857 Levina Bricker, Richland Co, OH; dec w/infant ch 2 Aug 1858

m2 10 Nov 1859 Matilda A. Crowl

4 ch – 2s 2d, Anna Etta, John Sherman, William Allen, Clara May, 2 younger survive

moved to Defiance Co, OH; 1880 to Wms Co

CW vet Co F 48th OVI

survived by wife, 2 ch, 1 grch

funeral from Presbyterian Church under Rev Stockton

bur – Floral Grove Cem

p76-77, 110 – Jefferson Earl Laser

d 13 July 1902 @16Y 3M 25D south of town of Jefferson, lockjaw

b 19 Mar 1886 Coumbia, Wms Co, OH, s/o Alfred & Etta Laser

accidentally discharged blank cartridge in left hand; d several days later from tetanus

survived by parents, 4sis, 2bro

funeral from Emanuel ME Church with Rev Money officiating

p9 – Mary Ann Bistline-Laser

b. 7 Jan 1845, Cumberland Co, PA

d. 21 Nov 1899 @54Y 10M 14D

moved to OH 1854; one of 12 children with 8 surviving her

m John Laser, 21 Jan 1866

3 ch – 1s/2d; 3gr-children: 1 dec

moved here 1867; joined Reformed Church 1878 under Rev Skinner

bur beautiful cem near West Unity

p161 – see Catharine Lees Maltby

p126 – Abraham Lehman

b 17 Jan 1824 Franklin Co, PA

d 5 Jan 1900 @75Y 11M 10D

1829 moved w/parents to Waterloo Co, Ontario, Canada

1839 to Wms Co

m 1858 Elizabeth Christophel

ch – 6s 4d, 1s dec 10Y ago

joined Mennonite Church w/wife 1861; minister 1862-10 Sept 1899

funeral – Pleasant Grove UB Church

bur – Mennonite Cem on Jos Burkholder’s farm

services under Rev Sellers from near Bryan & Rev Fryerlarg of Fulton Co, OH

p140 – see Mary Elizabeth Leonard Mack

p115-116 – Charles Wilson Lindersmith

s/o Joseph & Ellen Lindersmith

b Montpelier 7 Nov 1869

d Lakeside Hosp, Cleveland, OH 13 June 1903 @33Y 7M 6D apendicitis

moved to Toledo 1890

m 2 Jan 1895 Flora Tattersall of Toledo

moved to Elyria, OH Apr 1899

survived by wife, adopted son Earl, mother, 4sis, 4bro

funeral at home in Elyria

remains brought back to Montpelier w/service at Union chapel

bur- beside father in Union Chapel Cem

p11 – Vera Lindsay

9 Y d/o Wilson N. Lindsay and wife

lived on North Lynn St

fall from hatchway of father’s stable, 3July (no year)

suffered for 4 weeks bef death

funeral from Methodist Church

p68 – see Catharine Lippy Sturgeon Mitchell

p107 – Judge George E. Long

d runaway accident Tuesday (no date)

home in Bryan; farm in St. Joseph Twp where on route the horse & buggy met w/accident

funeral in charge of Masonic Lodge

obit from Bryan Press

p199-200 – see Isabelle V. Long Runnion

p117-118 – Nancy Wineland Long

b Knox Co, OH 20 May 1844

d amboy, MI 13 Jan 1903 @58Y 8M 3D

moved to Wms Co w/parents 1853

m Jesse Long 1864, dec 2M ago

8 ch – 5s 3d, 3s 2d survive

joined Brethren Church as youth

survived by 5ch, 5grch, 6bro, 6sis

funeral under Elder Jacob Keiser & DM Rittenhouse

bur – beside husb at Floral Grove Cem

p58 – Magdalene March Lorah

b Defiance Co, OH 21 June 1854

d 13 Oct 1900 @ 46Y 3M 22D

m DB Lorah 19 Nov 1876

joined UB Church

survived by husband, dau, son, 5 sis, 4 bro

funeral at UB Church by Rev CM Eberly and Rev JS Tedrow

p28 – Rachel Lozier

b Morrow Co, OH 1 Apr 1840

d son’s home, Lyons, OH 18 Sept 1902 @61Y 5M 17D

m Jacob Lozier, fall 1861

5 children, 2 dec; survived by 3 children, 4 step-ch

funeral at home near Ransom Center, MI

bur Bert Cem

p185 –see Eliza Lutz Stahl

p99-100 – see Helen Lutz Dawson Warren

p140-141 – Nathaniel M Lyons

d 7 Apr 1900 at home east of Alvordton

b Huron Co, OH 7 Jan 1846

m Martha A Borton 31 Jan 1867

ch – 6d 1s, 2d dec

funeral – Hamer Presbyterian Church under Rev Montgomery

bur – Franklin Friend’s Cemetery

p140 – Mary Elizabeth Leonard Mack

b Biglick Twp, Hancock Co, OH 28 June 1840

1872 came w/parents to Franklin Twp, Fulton Co, OH

d home 25 Jan 1902 @61Y 6M 28D

m 1851 Orlando L Mack

survived by husb, 1bro, 1sis

funeral – Franklin ME Church under Rev Gordon

bur – Mount Salem Presbyterian Cemetery

p161 – Catharine Lees Maltby

b Long Eaton, Derbyshire, England 8 Aug 1827

m Joseph Maltby 1846 of Long Eaton, d 15 Sept 1879

moved to US 1871

moved 1893 Nordaway Co, MO w/ son Joseph and w/dau Hannah

d 8 Sept (no year) at dau Hannah’s home in MO

7ch – Thomas, Sarah, Catharine w/o John Daft d 1881, Annie, Joseph, Samuel, Hannah

member of Methodist Church

funeral – home of Chester Clark under Rev JA Snyder

p30 – Emma Buck Maneval

d home in West Unity, 29 June 1903 @42Y 8M 9D

b Lycoming Co, PA, 22 Oct 1861

1877 to Seneca Co, OH where m Dec 1885, William Maneval

5 ch – 2 dau Florence & Alia; 3s Vernon, Howard, Herman; all survive her plus husb, 1 sis, 3 bro

member of Methodist Church under WS Philipott

bur Floral Grove Cem, West Unity

p47 – Lawrence Mann

s/o Orren & Ellen Mann

b Wms Co 4 Apr 1876

d 15 Dec 1899 @23Y 8M 11D

m Myrtle Burns, 8 Apr 1896

child – 1s

survived by wife, parents, son, bro, sisters

funeral Bunker Hill Church under Rev WW Landis

bur Shiffler Cem

p149 – Sarah Jones Mann

d home West Unity 6 Nov 1904 @81Y 4M 13D

b 10 miles east of Newark, Licking Co, OH

m Joseph Mann 26 Sept 1843 by Rev Wickham of Baptist Church

ch – Orrin, Orville, Candice; lived in Waterford, OH

spring 1850 husb bought 80A in Millcreek Twp west of Omey’s Corners

ch – Lloyd, Leora Sayers, Ella Spade, Ezekiel

4 ch dec

joined ME Church as young girl

last of family of 12

survived by husb, 2s, 1d, 17 grch, 27 gr grch; 6 grsons were pallbearers

funeral – home under Rev Hill & Stockton

bur – Franklin Cem

p12 – Frederika Rausch March

d. 25 June 1898, @57Y 6M 7D, Stanley, Henry Co, OH

b 18 Dec 1840, Moelchbach, Bavaria

m Henry March, 3 June 1858; dec for 14Y

survived by 3d/6s

funeral at Reformed Church under Rev Frederick Schaad

p58 – see Magdalene March Lorah

p44-45 – Jonathan Markel

no dates @75Y

b 1 Jan 1825 Adelphia, OH

came to Wms Co as young man

member of ME church of Pulaski; Republican

funeral under Rev IE Surfice of Stoney Ridge

bur Shiffler Cem

p20 – see Prisilia Markle Faust/Foust

p142-143 – see Catherine Ely Marks Moss

p72 – George Herman Martin

d home near Pioneer 10 Oct 1901 @20Y 6M 26D

b 14 Mar 1881

survived by parents, M/M Daniel Martin, 1 sis, 2 bro

funeral – Hickory Grove Church by Revs George Mahler, William St. John

bur – Floral Grove Cem, Pioneer

p123 – Howard Thompson Martin

s/o Frank & Maggie Martin

b Jefferson Twp 5 Sept 1898

d 22 Mar 1905 @6Y 6M 17D

survived by parents, 2bro 1sis

funeral at Bunker Hill Reformed Church by Rev Money

bur – Shiffler Cem

p110 – Nancy Jane Hannaman Martin

b Harrisburg, PA 24 Sept 1822

d 16 Sept 1896 @73Y 11M 22D

m 2 Aug 1846 Abraham Martin of Cumberland Co, PA, dec 2 May 1888

moved to Stark Co, OH 1851, then Crawford Co, OH

came to Wms Co 1861 settling in Bridgewater Twp

moved to Montpelier, OH 1890

7 ch – 5 survive

survived by 5 ch, 16 grch, 2 gr-grch, 1 bro of Centervillle, IA

member of Mennonite Church

funeral at Union Chapel under Rev DM Marshman

bur – cem adjoining church

p12 – Susannah Shoemaker Martin

b. Armstrong Co, PA, 23 Mar 1818

d. 4 Jan 1901, @82Y 9M 11D, home of dau Minda Eberly

moved to Wayne Co, OH w/parents 1823

m John Martin, 1835, Wayne Co, OH

moved here 1861

ch – 8/3 survive plus 2 sisters, 1 brother, 21 gr-children, 28 gr-gr, 1gr-gr-gr

member of German Baptist Church w/husb 1835

funeral Bethesda Church under Rev DM Rittenhouse

bur Pioneer Cem

p17 – John C. Mason

b. Burlington Co, NJ, Quaker, 10 Oct 1836

d. 8 July 1902, Franklin Twp, Fulton Co, OH

s/o Charity and John Mason

came to Fulton Co, OH w/parents 1839

m1. Sarah Jane Stockton, 1862; dec

ch – 4; 3 survive: Josiah of Frontier, MI, Caroline Eldridge of Chesterfield, OH, Mrs. Charity Money of area

m2 Mrs. Emma Webster, 28 Aug 1901, of NJ


relatives at funeral: Alfred Beaty & wife, Lemuel Beaty-Borton of near S. Haven, MI, Mrs. Ada Thomas of Adrian, MI, an aunt of dec, and cousins, Willis Cunning & wife of Bryan

p116 – Isabell Mercer Mattocks

b Wms Co 19 Dec 1845

d 15 July 1902 @56Y 6M 26D

m William Mattocks 25 Apr 1862

13 ch – 8s 5d – 4s dec

survived by husb, 4s, 5d, 1sis, 1bro, 7grch

funeral at home under WM Habey

bur – Fountain Grove Cem

p173 – Judson S. Mattox

b Adams Twp, Defiance Co, OH

d 20 May (no year) @ 55Y; res Hemlock City, MI

funeral – old home in Defiance Co under Rev JA Spyker of Stryker

p11 – Lottie Kaumeyer Mattox

d. 6 Jul (no year), 28Y w/o Mel Mattox; d/o John Kaumeyer, consumption

res. South Lynn St

funeral by Rev Thomas Doggett

p147, 153-154 – James Hammon Maxwell

b Adams Co, PA 22 Aug 1825

d home of dau Mrs Irey 15 Mar 1901 @75Y 6M 23D

moved w/parents to Wayne Co, OH 1826, then Wms Co 1840

m 1853 Sarah Davis, d 18Y ago

4ch – 1 dec

survived by 3ch, 1sis

funeral – Bunker Hill Church under Rev Klinger

bur – cemetery in Bryan

p35 – Anna May

d/o LA May

d Sunday (no date) of consumption @19Y 7M 5D

funeral at Presbyterian church under Rev JP Stockton and Rev GF Chenot

b West Unity, 16 July 1884

bur Shiffler Cem

p36 – Elizabeth D. Degroff May

d West Unity, 4 Mar 1899 @40Y 4M 2D, consumption

b Jeff Twp, Wms Co, OH 2 Nov 1858

moved w/parents to West Unity 1874

m 5 May 1878, Alexander A. May

5 dau, 1 dec; survived by Myrta D, Nina B, Anna M, Frankie L plus husb, parents, bros, sisters

funeral from Presbyterian Church under Rev Stockton

bur Shiffler Cem

p43 – Mary McClain

b Allen Co, IN 18 Feb 1846

d 8 Apr 1898 @46Y 1M 21D

joined UB Churcch 1868 under Rev T Osman

survived by parents, 2sis, 1bro

funeral ME Church of Pulaski under Rev TL Wiltsee of Bryan

p21-22 – see Margaret McCormick Morrow Jameson Minser

p93 – Robert McCoy

b Springboro, Crawford Co, PA 26 Sept 1826

d home in Wms Co 11 July 1901 @74Y 9M 15D

moved to OH 1865, east of Edon, then moved to farm (no site)

m Mary A. Stanford 1859

3 ch – 2s, 1d; 3grch

joined Methodist Church 1846

bur – Shiffler Cem with Rev FK Gamble officiating

p141 – George Bennett McDaniel

b Paris, Portage Co, OH 29 Aug 1844

d @53Y 11M 26D (no date)

1854 moved to Wms Co w/parents, later to Farmer Center in Defiance Co 1876

mother d 1889; he came to Pulaski to live w/bro Martin McDaniel, dec

survived by 2bro; 1bro 1sis dec

p95 – George Leroy McDaniel

b Jefferson Twp 26 Oct 1873

d home Springfield Twp 27 May 1903 #29Y 7M 1D

m Minnie E. Benner 26 Mar 1896

survived by wife, parents, 1bro

funeral at ME Church of Pulaski under Rev JA Spyker

p26 – Mrs. SG McFarland

d Bryan, home over grocery store of FH Clark; spasmodic contraction of glottis; @44Y 9M 11D

sis Mrs. Harry Towne

bur Peru, IN

p17 – see Jennie McGraw Culbertson

p28 – see Lizzie McGrew Sharples

p96 – Myrtle Adele McGuire

d/o MC McGuire of Edgerton

d 31 Aug 1900 @23Y, a teacher

p13 – Hannah Ely McIntire (Mrs. JH McIntire)

no data included; but d. Easter morn

funeral at Presbyterian Church under Rev JP Stockton

[J.H. McIntire of West Unity d. prolonged attack of diabetis; b. Plainsfield, NJ 12 Dec 1833; d. 7 June 1900; moved to OH 1849; m. 1857 Hannah E. Ely; age of 29 enlisted Co C 100th OVI; discharged 1865; first degree mason 1864; member of Presbyterian Church, Knights of Pythias, GAR]

p119-120 – John H. McIntire *

came to NW Ohio 1849

m 3 Sept 1857 Hannah Ely

3 ch – son Joseph, dau Cora and Nellie, all dec

CW Vet Co C 100th OVI

joined Presbyterian Church 5 Mar 1893; see info under Mrs. JH McIntire

p102 – Nellie D. McIntire

b West Unity, OH 12 Aug 1878 d/o Wm McIntire

d home 14 July 1902 @23Y 11M 2D

funeral at ME Church under Rev Money, Philpott, Klinger

bur – Floral Grove Cem

p73-74 – Elizabeth Rogers McLaughlin

d/o Ellis & Sarah Rogers

b near Wooster, Wayne Co, OH 25 Oct 1829

d 24 Feb 1903 @73Y 3M 29D

moved w/parents to Fulton Co, OH 1838

m Fulton Co, OH 1 Jan 1847 David McLaughlin, d 1856

1872 moved to Defiance Co; her dau married there

moved back to Madison Twp w/son 1893

survived by Ellis McLaughlin of Pioneer, Mrs. Mary Beightler of Sherwood, OH, 3 bro (JS Rogers of Waldron, MI, Eli Rogers of Kunkle, AM Rogers of Morenci, MI), 1 sis Mrs. NA Gish of Pioneer, 5 gr-ch, 2 great-gr-ch

member of Protestant methodist Church; 1863 joined Disciples Church at West Franklin

funeral – Immanuel Church in Pioneer by Rev E. Vaughen

p140 – Elizabeth Haddix Meacham

b near Clarksburg, Harrison Co, VA 20 Nov 1827

d 19 May 1902 @74Y 5M 29D

one of 12 ch; moved to Richland Co, OH w/parents 1835

m 1856 Samuel Merchant

moved to Summit Co, OH; 1861 came to Wms Co

ch – 5s 3d; survived by 1s 3d, 1sis 3bro; 3stepch

member of ME Church

p97 – Henry Mercer

b Ravenna, Portage Co, OH 30 Nov 1829

d 11 May 1903 @73Y 5M 11D

m1 Margaret Ritchie 1853, dec 1855

2 ch – 1s 1d – dau dec infant, son dec at 27Y

m2 Mary Barger 25 Oct 1857

8 ch – Eliza Mercer, George, Isaac E, Francis J, Mrs. E Altaffer, Mrs. F Strayer, William H, Mrs. C Gilbert

survived by wife, 8 ch, 8 grch, 1 gr-grch, 1bro, 1sis

funeral at Madison Bethel Church under Rev JF Slough

bur – Floral Grove Cem

p116 – see Isabell Mercer Mattocks

p71 – (Mrs.)Clara Miller

d Toledo Hospital 13 Nov (no year)

remains taken to home of her father south of Alvordton

funeral at Hamer Presbyterian Church

bur Franklin Cem

p86 – Ephraim Miller

d dau Mrs. John Douglass’ home 28 Feb 1906 @79Y 3M 16D

s/o Henry & Mary Miller

b York Co, PA 12 Nov 1826

moved w/parents to Richland Co, OH 1833

m Sarah Keller 3 June 1853; she of Fulton Co, OH, d/o William & Sarah Keller

8 ch – 4s, 4d of whom 1 son dec

joined Evangelical Lutheran church 1879

funeral at Primrose

bur – Walnut Grove Cem

survived by wife, 7ch, 10gr-ch, 1bro, 1sis

p92-93, 164 – see Harriet L. Miller Willett

p111-112, 168 – see Laura E. Miller Vogelsong

p135 – see Marian Miller Flower

p111, 113-114 – Mary Miller

d home @18Y 9M 26D (no date)

d/o M/M George Miller

survived by parents, 3sis, 2bro

funeral at home by Rev Vaughen

bur- Walnut Grove Cem

p21-22 – Margaret McCormick Morrow Jameson Minser

b Carlisle, Cumberland Co, PA, 4 Jan 1820 of Irish par who d when she was 12Y

d home of son-in-law John C. Duncan, near Millersburg, OH, 3 Feb 1905

1838 to Mansfield, Richland Co, OH w/stepfather James Skelly, then to Millersburg

helped prepare meal for Pres Wm H. Harrison 1840

m1 John Jameson, PA nat 1842; early settler of Holmes Co, OH, b1800

6 ch – 4s/2d: Robert of Plimpton, David, dec, Daniel of Trumbull Co, OH, Mrs JC Randels of W. Unity, Mrs. John C. Duncan & William at Millersburg; 21 grand

member of United Presbyterian

m2 1878 Charles Minser of Wms Co

funeral by Rev Beers of Kilback

bur Oak Hill Cem; obit from Holmes Co, OH Farmer

p68 – Catharine Lippy Sturgeon Mitchell

b Richland Co, OH 15 Jan 1823

d home east of Primrose, OH 6 Oct 1900 @77Y 8M 21D

m1 John W. Sturgeon 20 Feb 1845, d 25 July 1886

moved to Wms Co 1847 east of Primrose

ch – 2s, 2d; youngest son d 1876

survived by 1s, 2d (Ella Keith, Sarah Snow, John W. Sturgeon, Jr.)

m2 Edward Mitchell who survives

p53 – Catherine Bohner Mohr

d 20 Jan 1903 home on North Street

b. Northumberland Co, PA 31 Jan 1831

moved to Richland Co, OH 1832; 1836 to Brady Twp then Jefferson Twp, Wms Co, OH; then 1839 back to Brady Twp w/parents

m 1852 GH Mohr

9 ch – 2d/4s survive and husb

joined ME Church in West Unity 1895

p93 – Elizabeth Drum Money

w/o rev FM Money

d home 2 Sept 1905 breast cancer @45Y

b Wms Co (no date)

survived by husb, 4dau, aged mother Mrs. Drum, 6sis, 2bro

funeral at MEChurch under Rev Philpott and Stockton

p103 – Angeline Rhodes Moore

b near Kunkle, OH 30 Mar 1850

d 1 Feb 1900 @49Y 10M 1D

m SH Moore 8 Feb 1870

13 ch – 8 survive; 3 d infancy, Oada Angeline d 1876 @1Y 9M, James C b 1880 d 1891 @10Y 8M

joined Presbyterian Church of Kunkle 1876

survived by husb, 8ch, 2bro, 1sis, 2grch

p63 – Charles Obadiah Morfoot

b Columbiana Co, OH 7 Aug 1857

d 9 May 1905 @47Y 9M 2D (pos Milnor, ND – no place mentioned)

m Adelain Beaty 17 Jan 1880

1 dau Bertha of Milnor, ND

came to Fulton Co when small child w/parents

1885 moved to Iowa and in 1902 to ND

survived by wife, dau, aged father, bro, sis

p21-22 – see Margaret McCormick Morrow Jameson Minser

p142-143 – Catherine Ely Marks Moss

b Knox Co, OH 13 Mar 1836

d 14 Dec 1900 @64Y 9M 1D

moved to Wms Co w/parents 1839; youngest of 12; 8 sib dec

m1 1852 George Marks, d Apr 1875

ch – Mrs JW Moss of Fayette, MW Marks dec

m2 Thomas Moss 1876

ch- Edna

grch Samuel & Ella Moss

member of Mt. Salem Presbyterian Church for more than 40Y where funeral conducted by Rev Montgomery & Stockton

p172-173 – Joseph W. Moss

b Millcreek Twp, Wms Co, OH 7 July 1854 near West Unity

d 18 May 1903 hospital in Toledo, OH

m1 22 Jan 1874 Rachel Jones of Fulton Co, OH

son Willard b 16 May 1875; wife died shortly after

m2 17 Nov (no year) Hattie Marks

4ch – 2 died infancy

funeral – Hamer Presbyterian Church under Rev Stockton

bur – Franklin Cem

survived by wife, son (Samuel C), dau (Eleanor), father, 1sis, 1bro

p31-32, 79-80, 212 – Samuel Moss *

b Brooke Co,VA (now WVA) 4 Feb 1811

d 25 Feb 1901 @90Y 21D

8th of 12 children, all dec; s/o Thomas & Eleanor Moss

gr-father Thomas Moss b Ireland, m Miss Ross of Ireland; came to USA and settled in Philadelphia, PA known as Legoneer Valley; then aft war they sold farm and moved to Washington Co, PA

father Thomas was 3rd of 9 ch, 6s, 3d, all b PA; he b 1759; later went into Rev War as substitute for bro; m Eleanor Swearengen 1792, Washington Co, PA; then Brooke Co, VA, then Steubenville, OH, then back to Brooke Co, VA until 1823 when moved to Richland Co, OH; had 12 ch, those mentioned in obit were James who went to CA and d. Pacific Ocean, William of PA, Daniel of Montpelier and Angola, IN, later Arkansas d 1871, John, Joseph d Richland Co, OH, Polly of MI, Rebecca d Richland Co, OH, Samuel, Sarah of MI, Ross d Richland Co, OH

fall 1823 to Richland Co, OH w/parents; moved spring 1853 to Wms Co and bought out Thomas Spencer, Addison McNabb, & Benjamin Hagerman’s land; had fire 23 Aug 1893 when lost most of his belongings and money ($700)

m 1833, Priscilla Turbett of Richland Co, OH, dec 13 June 1882

5 children – 3s/2d; son Joseph dec 12Y of age; Thomas of Hamer, Mrs Crawford & Mrs. Hollenbaugh of Kunkle, William of West Unity; 16 gr-ch, 14 gr-grand

fall 1900 joined Hamer Presbyterian Church under Rev JP Stockton

bur Floral Grove Cem; daus ill at time, couldn’t attend

p202 – William Moss

b near Rome, Richland Co, OH 13 Dec 1852

d 26 Jan 1921 @68Y 1M 13D

s/o Samuel & Priscilla Moss came to Millcreek Twp 1853

m 29 Apr 1875 Malinda Clay

6ch – 4 living: George Samuel of Toledo, Thomas Earl of Millcreek Twp, Mary Allorah Raymond (Frank) of Millcreek, William Denman of Cincinnati; sis Sarah Hollenbaugh, 6 grch

joined Mt. Salem Presbyterian Church then West Unity Presby Church

funeral – Presbyterian Church under Rev Schiek, Stockton, Money

bur – Floral Grove Cem

p82-83 – see Mary Ann Mowery Ervin *

p113 – see Mary Moyer Drum

p112 – Della Viola Smith Murphy

eldest ch of M/M GA Smith

b 11 Dec 1872 Van Wert, OH

d 25 Aug 1902 @29Y 8M 14D

grew up in Paulding, OH

m guy Murphy 25 June 1896

bapt by Rev Stockton during last illness

survived by husb, small dau, parents, 4sis, 2bro

p54-55 – Grace Emma Murphy

d home of M/M Charles T. LaCoast where she worked, strychnine poisoning by accident thinking it was headache powder; Mr. LaCoast bought this to kill rats

mother lived in Edon and sis worked in Bryan

p96 – see Addie Myers Beatty

p46-47 – Margaret Billow Neichter

b Nordheim, Hesse-Darmstadt, Germ 28 Nov 1819

d 8 Apr (no year) home of dau Mrs. Levi Kunkle @80Y 4M 10D

came to US 1844 w/parents

m Bonaparte Neichter 28 Nov 1848; d 1891

4 ch survive: 3d/1s (Jacob Neaster), 2bro, 1sis

joined German ME church spring 1849

p89 – SW Neill

obit from Ottawa Gazette

s/o John & Ann (Crow) Neill

b Greensburg Twp 8 Mar 1836

d 8 Sept 1899 @63Y 6M

survived by wife, 8 ch, 21 grch, 2bros, 2sis

active in Mennonite Church 1870-1889; then joined Christian Church at Forest Grove

enlisted Ci I 99th Reg 10 Aug 1862 – 24 Jan 1865

funeral at Forest Grove Church under Elder Oldacre & Horning

bur – Crow Cem

p57-58 – Anna Brown Newcomer

had visited son Dan and dau Mrs. Ellen Rhineholt at Danbury, IA when she d.(no date); remained shipped back to Wms Co

funeral at Dunkard Church

bur at Brown Cem

moved to Hancock Co, OH near Fostoria when young woman

m Christian Newcomer 28 Mar 1847; d spring 1881 fell and broke his neck while trimming apple trees

lived w/son Joseph

6 ch; one of dau Mrs. Elizabeth Shouf dec

survived by 5 ch, 23 gr-ch, 7 gr-grandch

she was mother to 4 ch her husband had by a former marriage

moved to Wms Co the next spring

later 3 bros Dan, Henry, John Brown plus cousin Jacob Brown moved here

b Stark Co, OH 27 Feb 1826, younger child in fam of 21 ch

P27 – see Rebecca Newcomer Platt

p38-39 – David North

b Cumberland Co, PA 3 Feb 1819

d home West Unity 21 Sept 1898 @79Y 7M 18D

m1 Margaret Whistler 1837

7 ch – 2s/5d; 1s/3d dec

m2 Nancy Light, 1857, dec 1869

m3 Ellen Miller 1871, survived him

member of Evangelical Church

funeral from Bunker Hill Reformed Church conducted by Rev G Heximer

p43 – Susannah Wilhelm Oldfield

b Franklin Co, PA 24 Dec 1829

d Bryan, OH 8 Apr 1898 @68Y 3M 14D

m David B. Oldfield 27 Nov 1845 Canton, OH

ch – 1s/3d who survived along with 19 grch, 4sis

member of Lutheran Church; after coming to Wms Co joined ME Church

p35 – see Ellen Oliver Wineland

p160 – see Charity Elizabeth Emmeline Owen Augustine

p118 – Lydia Kreiger Oxenrider

b near Melbern, OH 4 Apr 1880

d home 11 Jan 1903 @22Y 9M 7D

m Clayton Oxenrider 7 Mar 1900

son Carmon Dale

joined UB Church at Williams Center

survived by husb, son, parents, 5bro, 2sis

funeral at home under Rev MR Ballinger

bur – Brown Cem

p197 – Adah May Page

d home sw Woodbridge of pneumonia 17 Dec 1906 @18Y 4M 28D

b Alvordton 19 July 1888, d/o William Page

survived by father, stepmother, 1sis 3bro 2 halfbro 1stepsis 2 stepbro

p152-153 – Eliza J. Gorham Park

d/o Mary & Ralph Gorham

b Ashland Co, OH 22 Feb 1840

d 17 Jan 1904 @63Y 10M 25D home in Ransom, MI

m Ralph J Park 29 Aug 1860

moved to Superior Twp 1866; 1873 to Bridgewater; 1881 to Madison Twp; 1896 to Ransom, MI

survived by husb, 1s, 2d, 9 grch, 2sis, 3bro

joined Disciples Church, later joined UB Church

p83 – Henry Parsel

b Marion Co, OH 1837

d Alvordton, OH 13 Apr 1903 @66Y

survived by 2sis, he never married

funeral from UB Church in Alvordton under Rev EG Brumbaugh

bur – Pioneer, OH

p144 – see Jermina Partee Benner

p174 – see Elizabeth Paxton Pettit Vogelsong

p107 – Cora Peach

w/o WL Peach

b Litchfield, MI 14 Feb 1882

d Alvordton, OH 3 Dec 1902 @20Y 9M 19D

m WL Peach 18 Dec 1898

lost infant child; Cora had typhoid fever as did her husb

survived by husb, mother, sisters

funeral at alvordton ME Church under pastor EG Brumbaugh

bur – Emanuel German Cem near West Unity

p30-31 – John Peach

d Thurs (no date) of Bright’s disease @68Y 4M 27D

b Summit Co, OH, 30 May 1830

m1 Leah Lents, dec

4 ch – 2s William & Frank, dau Mary, son Lewellyn, dec

m2 Amanda Landis, d/o Jacob & Mary Miller Landis, 20 Sept 1866

ch: Trelah, Nina, Arthur dec, Warrie

father W1812 vet; he CW vet Co H 3rd OVC from West Unity, 4 Mar 1864

bro Samuel & son William CW Vets

went to Pike’s Peak for gold for 2 years then back to West Unity; spring 1867 to Millcreek Twp

funeral conducted by Rev Rittenhouse

bur Floral Grove Cem, West Unity

p8 – infant daughter of Warie L. and Cora Peach

b. 17 Oct 1899

d. 22 Oct 1899 @5D

bur Floral Grove, West Unity

p143-144 – John H. Pennock

d 28 Oct (no year) at home on North Cherry St, Bryan @80Y 9M 29D

b Alliance, Stark Co, OH 29 Dec 1820

m 28 Aug 1844 Mary A. Painter, dec 22 Mar 1898

2d – Mrs. Elizabeth Carson, dec 19Y of age, Mrs Sadea(Hugh) McPhail

member of Quakers

survived by dau, aged bro & sis

p78 – Franklin Peoples

d 4 Nov 1899 at home in Chicago, IL; res 30Y

survived by wife, bros, sis

funeral at home (554 East 50th St)

bur – Rose Hill Cem

b Bryan, OH 6 May 1848

p128 – 129 – Hiram H Peppard *

b Washington Co, PA

moved @age 6 w/parents to Wayne Co, OH

apprenticed @age 12 to tailor

m Araminta Smurr

moved to West Unity 1847

CW vet Co D 195th OVI

d West Unity 6 Jan 1900 apoplexy

moved here 1847

member of Free Masons; 1st Mason in NW Ohio

funeral – First Presbyterian Church under Superior Lodge F & AM w/Rev Stockton

bur – Floral Grove Cem

p104, 112-113 – W. Frank Pepple

d home of mother Mrs. Wm Buck, Stryker, OH 5 Sept 1902 @33Y 8M 1D

father WI Pepple

b Brady Twp; when young moved to Stryker w/parents; later to Defiance, OH

w/father manufactured bricks and tile

funeral at Stryker

bur – Shiffler Cem

p174 – see Elizabeth Paxton Pettit Vogelsong

p101 –see Nancy Phinney Bailey

p90 – Stephen Pierson

b Eaton, Madison Co, NY 23 Oct 1811

d home of dau Mrs. HA Osbourne of Bryan 21 Dec 1896 @85Y 1M 29D

dau was manager of Park Hotel and he came w/her 1Y ago

wife d Jonesville, MI 1886

p114-115 – Elinor Whisler Pifer

b 4 June 1816 Berks Co, PA

d home of grdau at Ambrose, OH 15 Feb 1902 @85Y 8M 11D

moved w/parents to Richland Co, OH 1822

m George Pifer 1846

5 ch – 3s 2d

husb, 3s, 1d all dec

member of Mennonite Church

survived by 1d, 10grch, 6 gr-grch

funeral at Fayette under Rev DM Rittenhouse

bur – Fayette Cem

p47 – see Nancy E. Pifer Fisher

p95 – Nathan Pifer

b Rome, Richland Co, OH 20 Dec 1839

d 15 June 1888 @48Y paralysis

bur – Oakland Cem

obit from Shelby Times

baptized at 9M by Rev Samuel Leiter of German Reformed Church

CW vet of Co E 3rd Reg OVC

M Mrs. Lydia Miller 12 Jan 1873 and lived in Shelby, OH

p178 – William Boyd Piper

only ch of Hugh & Nellie Piper

b 20 Nov 1897

d 13 Feb 1899 @1Y 2M 23D

funeral – Christian Church at Fayette, OH under Rev Money

bur – Fayette Cem

P27 – Rebecca Newcomer Platt

b 27 Dec 1819, Chambersburg, PA

d 29 Sept 1901 @81Y 9M 2D

moved to Richland Co, OH w/parents 1830

m JW Platt, 18 Oct 1837

3 ch, son David Platt dec 1882; survived by Mrs. Lewis Beard & Mrs. William Clum of Montpelier where dec lived and died

to Wms Co 3 Aug 1841

funeral at home of dau Mrs. Clum on East Ave, Montpelier conducted by Rev GW Long

bur Riverside Cem

p7 – see Talitha A. Poulsen Rogers

p131 – see Mazina Poynter Smith

p179-183 – Japheth Leeds Prickitt & Phoebe S. Borton Prickitt *

biographical sketch

Phoebe 11th of 12 ch of Josiah Borton & Margaret Sharpe, who had 6s 2d bNJ and 3ch near Lumberton, Clinton Co, OH

b 5 Aug 1815 Clinton Co, OH, Quaker

d near West Unity 26 Jan 1901 @85Y 5M 21D

father Josiah w/family came to OH 1812; mother d1819; father m1820 Hannah Fairfield of VA, had 2s, d1824; fahter m1828-29 Sarah Pendry of Charleston, SC later KY, d1846

Japheth 2nd of 7s & 4dau of Isaac & Dorothea Joyce Prickitt

b Medford, Burlington Co, NJ

d 14 Apr 1893 @77Y 8M9D

worked for grpa Daniel Joyce in sawmill

moved to Clinton Co, OH Mar 1838

m Phoebe S. Borton 27 Dec 1838

moved to Gorham Twp, Fulton Co, OH; lots of info on other settlers

p215 – Dr. Horace Lyman Prouty *

d 12 Aug 1962 @87Y Brown’s Nursing Home, Alvordton

s/o Horace & Jane Conn Prouty

b Hebron, IL 30 Sept 1874

wife Lena May Hart, d/o Dr Frank O. Hart, m 28 July 1903; d 12Y ago

survived by 2 sons Frank of Troy, OH & Lewis of West Unity, dau Mrs. Charles K Anderson of Dearborn, MI, 10 grch, bro Edgar of Richmond, IL

funeral – Hollinghead Funeral Home under Rev Campbell of Presbyterian Church

bur – Floral Grove Cem

p215 – Lena Mae Hart Prouty

d/o Dr and Mrs Frank O. Hart

b West Unity 1 Jan 1882

d 30 June 1950 @66Y 6M

member of Presbyterian Church 1893

m 28 July 1903 Dr. horace Lyman Prouty

3ch – Frank & wife Rosemary of Troy, OH, Lewis of West Unity, Dorothea & husb CK Anderson of Dearborn, MI, 5 grch

funeral – Presbyterian Church under Rev Stevens

p69-70 – William H. Radabaugh

b Jackson Co, OH 31 Sept 1826

d home near West Unity 24 Mar 1906 @79Y 5M 24D

enlisted in Union army 1862-1865

m 1865 Minerva Teal

4 ch – 1d, 3s

funeral at Evangelical Church under Rev McDivit

bur Shiffler Cem

p211 – see Nell Ratalczak Allen

p12 – see Frederika Rausch March

p187-188 – Nathan Ray

b Holmes Co, OH 24 Sept 1836

one of 12ch; moved to Whitley Co, IN 1840 w/father

moved to Wms Co 17Y ago

wife dec July 1900; bur Alvordton Cem; lived w/son

3ch – 1s living

survived by 1s(Simon) 1 adopted dau(Mrs. Maggie Poulson) 3bro 2sis

joined Hicksville Church of Christ

funeral under Rev Grant Spear of Hicksville

p51 – Sarah B. Doty Raymond

b Morrow Co, OH 23 June 1845

d home in West Unity 26 Mar 1902 @56Y 9M 3D

moved to Wms Co w/parents fall 1848, then West Unity 1850; w/parents to Pioneer 1859

school teacher for 19 terms

m 20 Jan 1876 Samuel C. Raymond

4 ch – 2s/2d with husb survive

funeral at Franklin ME Church by Rev BF Gordon of Pulaski

bur Franklin Cem

funeral attendees from distance – Wm Raymond of Galion and bro MM Doty of Greenwich

p37 – Emaline Harden Hudnett Reader

b 18 Mar 1818, Guernsey Co, NJ

d 10 Aug 1901 res of son William E. Harden, Ft. Wayne, IN @83Y 4M 22D

moved w/parents to Chesterville, Morrow Co, OH; m1 William Harden there, d 1-2 yrs later

ch – 1 son William

m2 William Hudnett, 14 Feb 1861; moved to Stryker; tailor; d summer 1871

m3 Henry Reader 23 Aug 1872; d 6 Sept 1892 West Unity

moved to son’s home Jan 1901

joined Presbyterian Church 1856, Fredericktown, OH; later Mt. Salem

funeral Presbyterian Church under Rev JP Stockton

bur Mt. Salem Cem, Franklin Twp

p15 – Cludia Wagman Rempp

b. Switzerland, 13 Oct 1813

d 2 Apr 1900 @86Y 5M 19D, near Kunkle

to US 1841 to Ashland Co, OH

m Michael Rempp, 1841; he d. 15 Aug 1893

2 children, both dec; she survived by 3 grand and 5 gr-grand

1854 moved here; joined Beaver Creek Reformed Church

funeral by Rev A Grether of Archbold

bur Beaver Creek Cem

p171 – Charlie A. Resler

b Springfield Twp, Wms Co 29 Mar 1861

d Montpelier home of bro George 17 June 1903 @42Y 2M 18D

m Anna VanFossen 17 Nov 1889

s/o Robert & Margaret Resler; father d 17 Mar 1891

survived by wife, mother, 4bro, 5sis

funeral – Strayer UB Church under Rev Yantis of Pioneer & Landis of Montpelier

p56 – see Nancy Reynolds Baker

p103 – see Angeline Rhodes Moore

p93 – Henry Richards

funeral at Methodist church in Bryan under Rev WM Habey & Rev FK Gamble

dec was few days over 80Y (no date)

p184-185 – John Richardson

b Ashland Co, OH 30 Sept 1853

d home Kunkle, OH 23 June (no year) @52Y 8M 23D

m1 Julian Bodine 25 Dec 1873


22Y ago lost wife when moved to Kansas; later returned to Wms Co

m2 Julia Haines 1 july 1893

survived by 2s 1d aged father 3bro 1sis

p211 – George C. Rings

b West Unity 4 Dec 1872 s/o George & Catherine Casebere Rings

d home West Unity 14 Feb 1942 @69Y 2M 10D

m 1 Mar 1896 Nettie Mae Allen of West Unity; m Baton Rouge, LA

survived by wife, ch – Margaret Alice Weber of Cleveland, Catherine Anna Rings at home, George Edward Rings of Findlay, 3 grch, 1sis Mrs. Wm Holtengton of Findlay; preceded in death by parents, bro Edward, half-bro JH Miller, sis Mrs. William Stockton, son James Allen Rings

joined Presbyterian Church in 1896

funeral – Beach Funeral Home under Rev Trubee

bur – Floral Grove Cem

p209,211 – George T. Rings

d home on Catherine St @75Y Wednes (no date)

funeral – Hollingshead Funeral Home

bur – Franklin Cem

last local desc of grfather John Rings who platted West Unity 1842

p198-199 – Clark H. Ritchey

obit from Shelby Daily 18 Jan 1907

b Shelby, OH 5 June 1870

moved w/parents to Wms Co

m 13 May 1890 Lois G Webb

2ch – Lloyd, Ruth

moved to West Unity; Aug 1899 to Shelby

d apoplexy

worked at Shelby Electric Co

funeral – Presbyterian Church under Rev Stockton, Money

bur – Floral Grove Cem

p102 – Ellen Barkley Rittenhouse

d/o Samuel & Elizabeth Barkley

b Ashland Co, OH 17 Jan 1849

d 9 Nov 1904 Hillsdale, MI apoplexy

m Samuel Rittenhouse 21 Feb 1869

5 ch – 2 dec

survived by husb, 2s – Charles, Earl of Hillsdale, 1d – Corra Orr of Garret, IN, aged father, 3 sis – Mrs. Harvey Maurer, Mrs. Geo Mercer, Mrs. John Dustin, 1 bro – Bishop HL Barkley of Oregon

funeral conducted by Wm & CA Hagaman at UB Church in Pioneer

bur – Floral Grove Cem

p214 – Mr. Rhoades

partial obit

wife d 16 June 1931

came to West Unity to live 1922

preceded in death by parents, 3sis, 3bro

survived by son Leland, dau Lottie, 2 stepdau Alymira of West Unity & Gertrude Snyder of Naperville, IL, 2 step grch, 1 bro Rev Edward F. Rhoades of Nashville, MI, 1 aunt Mrs. Alleman of Kunkle, 6 nieces 9 nephews

p145 – Joseph Armstrong Robison

b Chambersburg, Franklin Co, PA 22 June 1812

d 8 Mar 1901 @88Y 8M 16D

moved to Stark Co, OH as young man, then Columbiana Co, OH where m1 Margery Ann Schrock, d 1846

5ch – 3s, 2d, 1s dec

m2 1850 Prudence McCloud

moved to West Unity 1851; he kept first library in Brady Twp

spring 1857 moved to Monroe Co, IN; then 8Y ago aft death of wife came to dau’s home (Mrs BS McGrew); carpenter, cabinetmaker

member of Seventh day Adventist

funeral – home of dau under Rev Stockton

bur – Shiffler Cem

p77-78 –see Jane Rockwell Spencer

p105 – see Mary Jane Roddy Holtzberg

p73-74 – see Elizabeth Rogers McLaughlin

p191 – Minerva Rogers

b near Fayette, OH 29 Apr 1858

d home West Unity 2 Mar 1907 @48Y 10M 4D

moved w/parents to Plymouth, IN

m 11 Apr 1888 John T. Rogers

survived by husb, father of Madison, AL, bro of Argus, IN

funeral – home under Rev Hawk, Stockton, Coslet

bur – Shiffler Cem

p7 – Talitha A. Poulsen Rogers

d. 20 Jan 1897

b. Harrison Co, OH, 8 Jan 1839

m. Eli Rogers, 21 Dec 1858; came here shortly afterward near Alvordton; lived in Fulton Co, OH for 10 years

5 ch, 5s/1d, 1 son died infancy

member of Clay’s Evangelical Church for over 20Y; pastor EM Renner

bur Franklin Cemetery

p91 – see Dora A. Rolland Beaty

p152 – see Eliza Jane Roseborough Blydenburg

p108,162 – see Mary Araminta Rosenborugh Brown

p19 – John Randolph Roth

b Switz, 22 Mar 1822

d 29 July 1902, home of Joseph Leek, Wms Center @80Y 4M 7D

to US 1850 to Wooster, Wayne Co, OH where mar 4Y later, Serene Motter, d 26 Mar 1898

aft mar to Wms Center

funeral at UB Church, Wms Center by Rev MR Ballinger

bur Farmer Cem

p199-200 – Isabelle V. Long Runnion

b Knox Co, OH 12 Dec 1842

d 22 Feb (no year) @64Y 2M 10D

m Dr. JN Runnion 17 Feb 1874, d 26 Feb 1892

4ch – Edna of Pittsburgh, Nella & Bessie, Earl of Mt. Vernon, OH, 2nd mother to ET Runnion of Van Wert, OH, Mrs. Mary B. Long of Mt. Vernon, Joseph Runion d 7 Apr 1884 @17Y

member of Methodist Church

funeral – Methodist Church under Rev Hill, Money, Stockton

bur – Floral Grove Cem

p40 – see Catherine Rutledge Warner

p154-155 – Lavina Barnes Sanford

d 17 Nov 1898 home of North Defiance paralytic stroke

funeral – Brunersburg ME Church under Mrs. Boggs & Dr Latchaw

bur – Brunersburg Cem

d/o Jesse & Lucy Barnes

b St Lawrence Co, NY 10 Mar 1825

m WP Sanford 11 Aug 1844

moved to St. Joseph Twp, Wms Co 3 miles from Edgerton shortly after mar, later to Infirmary Farm of Defiance Co

9 ch – 6 survive: Marian L (Mrs. William Scott) of Dennis, KS, Mary E (Mrs James A Miller) of Joplin, MO, Kate Z (Mrs. BF Bostater) d 1 July 1895, Sheldon E of Noble Twp, Defiance Co, Nettie H (Mrs. BF Bostater of Ney, OH), Orpha D (Mrs FA Goddard of Defiance), Seneca A of Hicksville, OH, Mason P d infancy, Virginia M (Mrs. JH Fortney of Fayette, OH) d 16 Apr 1887

p13 – Cora Severence

d. 21 Feb 1899, @34Y at home of Stephen Stucker; appendicitus; single

funeral from ME Church under Rev Cook, Disciple Church of Fayette

[d/o David and Esther Knapp Severence]

p183 -184– N. Inez Scannel

only dau of WH & ME Scannel

b 18 May 1880

d 13 June 1898 @18Y 26D Gary, IN

funeral – ME Church under Rev Gilchrist, Shepersky, Knight

p40 – John Schaffer

b Franklin Co, PA 19 Jan 1821

d home West Unity 4 Nov 1896 @75Y 10M 15D

came to Oh w/parent 1839 and settled in Richland Co close to Mansfield near Spring Mills; m1 25 Feb 1846 Leah Stock, d 4 Oct 1876

9 ch – 2 died infancy & Charles @28Y

moved to Wms Co 1864 at site of Alvordton

m2 19 Jan 1881 Elizabeth Bricker in Shelby, OH; moved to West Unity

joined German Reformed Church and later Lutheran Church

funeral at Presbyterian Church under Rev JP Stockton

bur Primrose Cem

p208 – Charles Schuch

d home of son Herdie east of West Unity 19 Dec 1940 @76Y 3M 2D

s/o Jacob & Rebecca Schuch

b Williamsport, PA 17 Sept 1864

m 22 Feb 1887 Nettie Case, d 6M ago


survived by son Herdie, dau Mabel, 2bro William of Union City, MI & Harry of Anaconda, MT, 3 sis Emma Bastian, Phoebe Williamson, Harriet Lusk of Williamsport, PA

funeral – Beach Funeral Home under Rev AC Rainsberger

bur – Floral Grove Cem

p164-165 – see Christiana Schulltheis Eithel

p132 – David Shafer

b 14 Feb 1819 Carroll co, MD

d home 31 Jan 1899 @79Y 11M 17D

m Mary Ann Smith 4 Apr 1843

11 ch – 7 survive

funeral – Pulaski Reform Church under Rev RV Gilbert

p68-69 – Ida Shafer

obit from Daily Globe, Shelby, OH, 16 Feb 1904

d home of half brother RP Bricker

prior to death visited by Misses Hazel Crawford, Muriel Smith, Venetta McCaskey

dau of Mrs. Elizabeth Shaffer

survived by mother, 3 half-bro, 1 half-sis: RP Bricker, John Bricker, Henry Bricker, Mrs. JW Chamberlain of Toledo, OH

funeral from home of RP Bricker by Rev Parks of Reformed Church

bur Oakland Cem

p59 – infant child of M/M Ora Shaffer

d 20 Nov 1899

bur Primrose Cem w/ Rev Mason officiating

p28 – Lizzie McGrew Sharples

b Metz, IN 14 May 1879

d 14 Sept 1902 @23Y 4M, home in Montpelier

bur former home Pleasant Lake, IN

m 28 Mar 1899, Charles E. Sharples at Christian Church

survived by husb, dau Lilliam Mae, parents, 3 sis, 8 bro

p134-135 – Henry Shawley

d 5 Jan 1899 @67Y 7M 23D

b Carlisle, Cumberland Co, PA 12 May 1831

age 16Y apprenticed to chair, cabinetmaker & painter

age 21Y w/2sis & bro-in-law moved to Richland Co, OH

m Ann Elizabeth Wise 28 Aug 1854 Mansfield, OH

moved to Crestline, Crawford Co, OH, 2 oldest sons Solomon & William born

spring 1859 moved to Gorham Twp, Fulton Co, OH; ch b Adelbert & Army

spring 1862 to West Unity; rest of ch b

12 ch – 7s 5d, 2 dec Daisy & Laura

joined Me Church at 17Y age, later Crestline Baptist Church, then West Unity ME Church where funeral took place under Rev Stockton

bur – Floral Grove Cem

ch – Solomon, William, Army of Bryan, Thomas E of La Crosse, WI, Adelbert, Jacob, John, Mrs. Louise Baum, Mrs. Jennie Collamore, Mary

also present M/M Charles McGowan of Munson, MI (Mrs. Shawley’s sis), other relatives

p45 – Jacob Shelly

s/o Jacob & Mary Shelly

b Quakertown, Bucks Co, Pa 13 Dec 1813

d 22 Jan 1899 @85Y 1M 9D

moved w/parents to Westmoreland Co, PA

m1 Catharine Myers, 24 Sept 1835; d Hancock Co, OH 15 Feb 1851

ch – 4s/5d; 2s/2d dec

m2 Susan Stuckslager, 1851; d Sept 1892, Montpelier

1 son dec 4 May 1873

moved to Jefferson Twp 1863; 1880 to West Unity, then Montpelier

m3 Catharine Bechtel, 30 Sept 1894

member of RUB Church under Rev Wm Hagaman

bur Shiffler Cem

relatives Samuel **** & wife of Grand Ledge, MI, dau; M Shelly & wife of Carson City, MI, son; S. Shelly of Findlay, OH, son; Grace Shelly, Bryan, grdau; Rev CS Bolton, Cameron, Neb, son-in-law; Harry G Shelly of Defiance, nephew; David Neil & wife of Bridgewater, dau

p67 – John Shepard

d Hicksville, Defiance Co, OH @67Y; lived there for 40Y

25Y @ grain elevator

CW vet in 1864 in 13th Indiana Infantry

30Y member of ME Church

survived by wife, 3ch

p52-53 see Martha Lois Shepardson Connell

p176 – William Sheridan, Jr.

b Greensburg, Westmoreland Co, PA 20 Oct 1825

moved to Wms Co w/parents 1840 near Bryan; helped organize Bryan Presbyterian Church

1850 set up store w/Col. William Miller; 1865 w/Col. Chase in Stryker

m 1851 Martha A. Stubbs, d/o Judge William M. Stubbs; she d 1875

3ch – William, dec; Mrs. Una Knapp of Defiance; Mrs Myra Ray of Vicksburg, Miss

d Stryker 5 Sept (no year) @72Y 10M 5D

funeral – under Rev ED Jacobs of Bryan

p84-85 – Barbara A. Shipman

b Northumberland Co, PA 28 Mar 1835

d home near West Unity 23 Jan 1903 @67Y 9M 25D

m Ely Shipman 15 Mar 1853, d 18 Aug 1897

5 ch – 2s, 3d

joined Presbyterian Church in PA; here joined Mt. Salem Presbyterian

funeral Presbyterian church under Rev JP Stockton

bur – Floral Grove Cem

p174 – Samuel Shirren

d home near West Jefferson 20 Nov 1904 @87Y

funeral – Lutheran Church

b High Ham, Somersetshire, England

m Elizabeth Gaylor 1839, d 25 Nov 1882

2 dau

moved to US 1847 to NY, then New London, OH, then West Jefferson

p78 – Elizabeth Shoe

b 15 Apr 1820 York Co, PA

d 6 Nov 1899 @79Y 6M 21D

1826 w/parents came to Holmes Co, OH; 1832 w/parents to Wood Co, OH

m 1842 David Shoe

1852 moved to Wms Co

4 ch – 3s, 1d, 3 of whom survive

joined UB Church

funeral at home under Rev CM Eberly & JS Tedrow

p12 – see Susannah Shoemaker Martin

p92 – Catharine Talley Shook

b near Wooster, Wayne Co, OH 24 Feb 1845

d Wms Co 1 Mar 1902 @57Y 5D

m Eli Shook 21 June 1866

9 ch – 4d, 5s

survived by husb, 3s, 2d, 3bro, 4grch

p143 – Allie Wise Showalter

youngest dau of John & Sarah Wise

b Bryan 8 Jan 1857

m 25 Jan 1885 William Showalter

3ch – Don, Earl, & Rose Bud, dec

survived by husb, 2ch, 4sis(Mrs. Amanda Wilson, Mrs. Mairia Shiffler, Mrs. Mary Hootman, Mrs. Arminda Neff)

d 28 Oct 1901 @44Y 9M 20D

member of ME Church w/husb Aug 1889

funeral – ME Church

bur – Fountain Grove Cem, Bryan

p70, 130 – Andy J. Shultz

s/o George & Emma Shultz

b Jefferson Twp 10 Dec 1890

d 1 Mar 1902 @11Y 2M 21D peritonitis

survived by parents, 2 bro, 4 sis

funeral at home by Rev WW Landis

p171, 185 – Jacob Shultz

b Richland Co, OH 1 Jan 1835

d home West Unity 19 May 1906 @71Y 4M 18D

1844 moved w/parents to Jefferson Twp, Wms Co on Robert Burns farm

m 21 Dec 1856 Catharine Miller, d/o neighbor John H Miller

8ch – 2dec as youngster and son Todd @32Y; others John of Shelby, Bert of Jackson, MI, Mrs Nellie Webb of Bryan, Mrs Cora Wisner of West Unity

other survivors – 1 bro Joseph of Jefferson Twp, 1sis Mrs Henry DeGroff, 2halfbro William of West Unity, George of Hamer

lived in West Unity 34Y

member of ME Church, Odd Fellows

funeral – home under Rev Money, Stockton, Hill

bur – Shiffler Cem

p112 – see Della Viola Smith Murphy

p106 – see Ella Smith Snow

p69 – James Smith

b south of West Unity 6 June 1855

d home in Fulton Co, OH 25 Apr 1905 @49Y 9M 19D

m Susie Strock 7 Nov 1878

ch – 2d, 3s; 1 son Johnny died in infancy

bur Floral Grove Cem, West Unity

p55 – Lena Smith

d/o M/M Samuel Smith

b 2 Sept 1901

d 28 Sept 1901 @3 weeks 5 days

p131 – Mazina Poynter Smith

d/o M/M Nat Poynter

d home of parents in Pioneer 15 Nov (no year) @29Y 9M 6D consumption

b Pioneer 10 Feb 1870

m 27 Oct 1892 Joseph F Smith of West Unity

joined First Presbyterian Church of West Unity

left for Colorado for 1Y to seek cure for health; returned 6M ago

p96 – William Smith

b Fulton Co, OH 6 aug 1844

d 27 Mar 1900 @55Y 7M 21D

moved w/parents to Wms Co 1848

CW vet 38th OVI when 18Y

Survived by dau, 2s, 1sis, 2bro

Funeral at home of dau Mrs. Barnhart under Rev DC Hollinger

p41 – Mary E. Ferguson Smithley

b 3 Apr 1849 Shelby, OH

d 13 Feb 1899 @ 49Y 10M 10D Shelby, OH home

m JH Smitley, 10 Nov 1879 West Unity

ch – 3, all d at early age

joined Presbyterian Church when 16Y

funeral Presbyterian Church under Rev JP Stockton

bur Floral Grove Cem

survived by Mrs. Vina C. Perkins of New London, sister & Mrs. OM Denman and Miss Cora Smitley, sis of husband

p86-87 – Mary Jane Smitley

b Salem, Columbiana Co, OH 9 Feb 1847

d home north of west Unity 27 Feb 1905

moved to West Unity 1863 w/parents

survived by 2bros, 5sis; one bro JH Smitley

p106 – Ella Smith Snow

d home in West Unity 21 Nov 1903 @27Y 6M 19D

w/o Charles W. Snow, m 26 Nov 1896

b Brady Twp 2 May 1876

funeral at ME Church under Revs Philpott & Stockton

bur – Floral Grove Cem

p187 – Elma J. Snow

b Lysander, NY 1 Aug 1828

d home West Unity 13 Nov 1906 @78Y 2M 12D

moved to Pioneer, OH 1843 as teacher

m OP Snow 1853

lived last 15Y w/dau Mrs. Mary Snow Holt(WC)

survived by 1d 3s 2bro 2sis; 1dau dec

p43 – Jonas Snyder

b York Co, PA 26 Oct 1826

d 26 July 1903 @ 77Y 9M

moved w/parents to Morrow Co, OH 1835

m 24 Sept 1848 Sarah Held, d 30 June 1903

ch – 2s/2d

moved to Fulton Co, OH 10 Oct 1861; 5 May 1862 to Wms Co

moved due to failing health 17 Apr 1902 to dau Mrs. Isaac Lester

joined German Lutheran Church as child

survived by 2s, 2d, 18 grch, 6 gr-gr

p20-21 – see Mary L. Held Snyder Freeman

p203 – CC Spade

5th of 7ch of Christopher & Ann Margaret Spade

b Hamer, OH 16 Apr 1856

d Toledo 15 Dec 1914 @58Y 7M 29D

member of UB Church; had buggy accident

survived by 5 nieces 10 nephews 3 sis-in-laws

funeral – home of nephew George Spade of Pioneer under Rev Money

bur – Franklin Cem

p113 – Cornelius Spade

b north of West Unity 6 Feb 1859

d 31 Jan 1905 @45Y 11M 25D

joined UB Church at West Unity as youth; later joined Franklin ME Church, then later ME Church in West Unity

m1 Emily A. Mann 24 Sept 1882

dau Daisy, survives

m2 30 Oct 1894 Eunice Ely of Fulton Co, OH

ch – 3s 1d – dau dec at 5M of age

survived by wife, 3s, 1d, 1bro CC Spade

funeral at ME Church in West Unity under Revs Hill, Money, Coslet, Stockton

bur – Franklin Cem

p93-94 – see Anna Spangler Yhalkee

p96 – Edith Hannum Spangler

d home in NW Twp 28 Sept 1903 @41Y 6M 19D

last and only ch of widowed mother

b NW Twp (no date)

m WO Spangler 14 Dec 1882, still living

funeral at NW UB Church under Rev GW Long

bur – Rogers Cem

p28 – Jacob Speed

d 20 Sept 1902 @77Y 2M 20D, paralysis

survived by wife, several children, grch

p166 – Ira Howard Spencer

d home Hicksville, OH 9 Sept 1898 @29Y 6M 4D

b east of West Unity 5 Mar 1869

m 5 June 1890 Nellie Burr of Hicksville

2ch – dau age 7Y, son 4Y

moved to Hicksville 1890

funeral – home under Rev DE Linsey

bur – Hicksville Cem

survived by wife, 2ch, father, 1sis, 1bro

p81 – James Allen Spencer

d home of cousin Mrs. William Ehrat of Stryker, OH 13 Sept 1901 @6Y 6M 10D

b Rawlings, WY 23 Feb 1895; mother d 1896; gr-ma Mrs. Allen Spencer of West Unity brought him to Wms Co; she d 3Y ago; taken in by Mrs. Ehrat and husb

funeral Presbyterian Church of West Unity under Rev JP Stockton

bur – Floral Grove Cem

p77-78 –Jane Rockwell Spencer

funeral at Presbyterian Church under Rev JP Stockton

bur – Floral Grove Cem

out of towners – M/M Levy, Mrs. Charles McLaughlin, Mrs. AJ Vernier, RH Betts, Jacob Ehrat Jr, L Vernier of Archbold

p96-97 – see Eliza Fickle Spidle Graves

p28 – see Elizabeth Cronrath Spotts Cooper

p106 – John Sprelling

b Germany 6 Dec 1818

d 15 July 1902 @82Y 7M 9D

member of German Reformed Church

m2x in Germany

survived by 2nd wife,

1st wife had 8 ch, 5 survive, 2 in Germany 3 in US; 2nd wife had 7 ch – 5 survive

funeral at church near his home (no location) under WM Habev

bur – Bryan Cem

p169 – Charley Stahl

kill by rr engine ne of Primrose

16Y old s/o Samuel Stahl; making hay that day (no dates)

coroner Dr. SS Frazier rendered decision

Loren Treat, bro-in-law took body to father’s home in Primrose
p185 – Eliza Lutz Stahl

d home of dau Mrs. Richard Gamble (no date)

b Seneca Co, NY 29 Sept 1830

m Michael Stahl fall 1846

3ch – Mrs. Gamble, 2s one dec 20Y ago, Reuben of Fayette

joined when young German Reformed Church

moved to Fulton Co, OH 1856 south of Fayette

survived by 1d 1s 5grch 5 gr grch

funeral – ME Church at Fayette under Rev Huffman

bur – next to husb Fayette Cem

p49-50 Robert Starr

b Richland Co, OH 18 June 1818

d 10 Jan 1899 @80Y 6M 22D

parents from Ireland

early years worked in IL at stone quarry

m after 30Y of age to Rebecca Wilson

4 ch – 2 of whom dec

elected to Ohio State Senate

moved to Brady Twp, Wms Co 1864

bur Shiffler Cem

funeral conducted by Rev Lucy of Fountain Chapel

p24 – Levi Stauffer

b 2 Oct 1823

d 22 Mar 1899 @75Y 5M 20D

m Mary Myers, 2 Oct 1845

6 ch – 1s/5d with 1d dec

to Wms Co 1875

member of UB Church at Beaver Creek

bur Beaver Creek Cem

funeral at Disciples Church in Bryan

p125 – see Mary Emma Stewart Crow

p13 – see Anna S. Steyer Zigler

p188 – see Anna Mary Stock Hellem

p117 – Robert Stockdale

b 23 Oct 1826 Green Co, PA

d 16 Aug 1902 @75Y 9M 23D

moved to Morrow Co, OH w/parents 1832

m 1849 Lottie Conger

5 ch – 2s 3d, 2 dec

survived by wife, 1s 1d 6grch 2gr-grch 4bro 1sis

joined Baptist church 1858

moved to Fulton Co, OH 1861

p46 – Abner Stoner

d 14 Mar 1900, Garrett, IN; previously at Battle Creek Sanatarium until 2 days of d

b 21 Feb 1835 Mansfield, OH

moved w/parents to LaGrange, IN where father d

moved to West Unity w/mother

m 1854 Jane A Cox of West Unity

children – 4s/1d

survived by wife, 2s, 1d, 2bro

funeral ME Church at Garrett under Rev Haines

bur Butler, IN 16 Mar 1900

p146-147 – Gracie May Stoner

only dau of Dr. Ira J & Rose E. Stoner

b Bradford, OH 4 Nov 1895

d 19 Mar 1898 @2Y 4M 13D

mother recently dec

bur – Shiffler Cem

p167 – Harriet Held Stoner

d home of nephew Henry Snyder north of West Unity 16 Mar (no year) @74Y 3M 4D

b Schaeffersstown, Lebanon Co, PA 12 Dec 1824

moved w/parents to Richland Co, OH 1833

m William Stoner bet1840-1849, d 20 Apr 1897

1 dau who d @3Y

came to Wms Co 1861

funeral – Walnut Grove Church under Rev Miller

p77 – Rosella Clark Stoner

d/o M/M William Clark of Jefferson Twp

b 8 Apr 1872

d Clark home 24 Jan 1898

survived by husb, dau, parents, 2bro, 2sis

funeral at Pleasant Ridge Church under Rev William Hageman

p80-81 – William Stoner

b 7 Nov 1824 Berks Co, PA

d home ne of Primrose 20 Apr 1897 @72Y 4M 13D

left PA w/parents 15 June 1825 for Franklin Twp, Richland Co, PA

m Harriet Held in 1840’s

dau – d @3Y

1861 moved to Millcreek Twp

survived by wife, 3 sis, 1 bro

funeral from Walnut Grove Church under Rev Smith

bur Walnut Grove Cem

p40-41 – Joseph C. Strock

d 23 March (no year) @ 67Y 10M of consumption

s/o John & Susan Strock

b Franklin Co, PA 28 May 1830

came to OH w/parents 1832; apprenticed age 18 w/Miller & Emerson harnessmakers of Shelby, OH

m Rebecca Bargahiser, 17 June 1852; b Richland Co, OH 9 June 1830, d/o Levi & Susan Bargahiser of VA; Rebecca d 2Y ago

children – Charles, Samuel, Susan, Levi

moved to Brady Twp 1857

Aug 1862 enlisted Co C 100th OVI; discharged 1865

survived by father aged 94Y, 3 sis, 2 bro, 1s, 1d

funeral German ME Church under Rev Money

bur Floral Grove Cem

p68 – see Catharine Lippy Sturgeon Mitchell

p186 – see Lizzie Sturgis Collamore

p84 – Anna C. Eberly Suter

b Jefferson Twp, Wms Co, OH 8 Mar 1861

d 23 Nov 1896 @35Y 8M 15D

m 10 Oct 1880 Jacob Suter

5 ch – 4s, 1d, of whom 1s, 1d dec

survived mother, husb, 3s, 3bros, 1sis

funeral at Reformed Church at Beaver Creek

bur – Floral Grove Cem with Rev Frank G. Bogart officiating

p73 – see Mary Suter Eberly

p92 – see Catharine Talley Shook

p105-106 – Margaret Talley

b Brownsville, Licking Co, OH

d home near Bryan 26 Sept 1901

injured as youth and lived w/aunt

grad Ironton HS, seminary for young ladies in Norristown, PA, devoted life to music

joined ME church

aunt dec 12Y ago; spent 10Y in West Unity

funeral at home under Rev Stockton

survived by mother, 3sis

p35 – Gottlieb Tanner

d before 22nd (no date) near Ambrose, Franklin Twp, Fulton Co, OH @pos 30Y

decayed remains found by men in woods & bloody razor nearby, treated as suicide

wife left him 6 weeks ago

survived by wife & child near West Unity

p165 – Reverend J. S. Tedrow

b Delta, Fulton Co, OH 10 Nov 1851

member of UB Church at age 13Y

1876 license to preach

m1 Phoebe Osborne 10 Nov 1874, dec 5Y ago

m2 Dora E. Shiffler 29 June 1897

d 11 Mar (no year) @49Y 4M 1D

funeral – UB Church under Bishop JW Hott of Dayton

p103 – Elizabeth Thompson

d near West Unity 26 Dec 1890 @93Y

b VA 1796

came to OH 1833

member of UB Church

p50 – Emanuel Throne

b York Co, PA 1 July 1827

d home in West Unity 8 May 1906 @78Y 10M 7D

moved to Wms Co 1849

m1 Margaret J. Taylor, d 25 Apr 1888

4ch – Jefferson of Alvordton, Warren of Montpelier, Mrs. Falkner of West Unity, Mrs. Victor Campbell of Mansfield

m2 Mrs. Harriet Zuver, 1 Sept 1890

2s – Ernest, Leslie

funeral from Primrose Church by Rev WS McDivitt

bur Primrose Cem

p85 – Charles Tomlinson

only s/o WS Tomlinson of Farmer Twp, Defiance Co, OH

d Sat (no date) @27Y typhoid fever contracted when at Chickamauga, GA visiting soldiers

p50-51 – Magdalena Hagelberger Traxler

sec d/o Caspar and Magdalena Hagelberger

b 13 Feb 1853 Genessee Co, NY

d 11 Oct 1903 @50Y 8M 23D

survived by husb, son, mother, sis, bros; father d 1890

moved to Fulton Co 1858; later to Wms Co

m 1880 Simon Traxler and lived in Kunkle

son Frank

member of old Center Church but funeral at Kunkle by Rev Vaughen

p8 – David Tressler

b. Stark Co, OH, 4 Mar 1832

d. 16 Dec 1898 @66Y 9M 12D, heart failure

moved here w/parents 1839 to W. Jefferson

m Elizabeth Schaull, 25 May 1856

ch – 6s/9d; survived by wife, 9children, 2 brothers, 1 sister

member of Lutheran Church since 13 Feb 1859; Rev Exline

bur West Jefferson Cem

p114, 173 – Arminda Bohner Landaw Van Horn

d home of consumption @35Y 7M 15D (no date)

youngest dau of M/M John Bohner

b West Unity 15 Oct 1868

moved w/parents to Hicksville, OH

m1 3 Sept 1885 William H. Landaw, Hicksville, dec 3 Jan 1897

3 ch – Estella of Toledo, Harrison, Dale

moved to Alvordton shortly after 1st mar

m2 SA Van Horn 23 Dec 1901

1898 converted to Disciple Church under Rev Draper

funeral at Disciples Church under Rev Stockton of Presbyterian Church

bur – Floral Grove Cem

p74 –see Eve Vicker Barnhart

p166 – see Hannah Voce Jacobs

p174 – Elizabeth Paxton Pettit Vogelsong

b Columbiana Co, OH 15 Sept 1816

d 5 Feb 1904 @87Y 4M 20D

m Charles Vogelsong 16 May 1839, d 1889

8 ch – 4 dec

survived by 2d 2d 6 grch 4 gr grch

moved to West Unity Apr 1866

funeral – ME Church under Revs Coslet, Stockton, Philpott

bur – Floral Grove Cem

p111-112, 168 – Laura E. Miller Vogelsong

b Jeromeville, OH 13 Sept 1852

d home in West Unity 31 July 1902 @49Y 10M 18D

m AW Vogelsong 3 Sept 1872

2 ch – son Arthur L who d 18Y ago, dau Grace A

joined ME church 1886

funeral at ME Church under Rev Coslet & Stockton

bur – Floral Grove Cem

p15 – see Cludia Wagman Rempp

p211 – Jacob E. Walcott

s/o Henry & Sarah Ashcraft Walcott

b Coshocton Co, OH 17 Oct 1866

d Flower Hosp, Toledo, OH 11 Oct 1928 @61Y 11M 24D

4th ch of 8, all of whom dec plus parents

moved to Freedom Twp, Henry Co, OH w/parents 1875

m Adah Greek 18 Apr 1889

no ch but adopted Adabelle & Winnifred who mar bro Ralph & Ruell Foraker of Chicago; grson Robert Walcott Foraker; 2 wards Mrs. Arthur Warner(Ione Murray) & Loretta Alberry

joined Kunkle church

long list of those attending funeral

p132 – George William Walt

b Burkley Co, VA 29 May 1822

d 25 Aug 1898 @76Y 2M 26D

m susan greene 14 Oct 1839 Circleville, OH

2 ch – Emmet, Alice

1842 joined Circleville Lutheran Church

came to Bryan 1851; tailor shop

1853 appointed postmaster

joined Fountain City Lodge of Odd fellows Dec 1856

p161 – Roy W. Wantzig

s/o Henry & Laura Wantzig

b 21 Apr 1894

d 10 Oct 1902 @8Y 5M 19D

survived by father, 1bro, 1sis; mother d 2 1/2Y ago

funeral – Lutheran Church at Karle under Rev West

bur – Karle Cem

p40 – Catherine Rutledge Warner

b 15 Mar 1837 Richland Co, OH

d 18 Aug 1896 @ 59Y 4M 3D

m William Warner 1 Oct 1858

2 children (William Francis & Henry)

moved to Wms Co 1860

res West Unity and Hamer

became Christian c1865

p29 – see Mariamene Warner Ayres

p99-100 – Helen Lutz Dawson Warren

b Hocking Co, OH near Tarlton 21 Oct 1818

d home of son Peter L Warren in West Unity 2 May 1906 @87Y 6M 11D

father Peter Lutz, mother Barbara Eby

m1 Israel Dawson spring 1835; journeyed to Peoria, IL where he died 1838

m2 William H Warren 1 Apr 1845

moved fall 1846 Wms Co; he d June 1876

10 ch – 4s, 6d; 2s, 2d dec

39 grch, 6 dec; 50 gr grch, 5 dec, 8 gr-gr-grch, 1dec

also survived by 2 sis, 6ch, 91 grch

funeral at Fountain Chapel ME Church under Rev Hill

bur – Shiffler Cem

those who came from a distance – M/M Thomas Towers, M/M Harrison Rutledge & dau Nina of Waldron, MI; George Towers of Prattville, MI, Willis Towers of Morenci, MI, Mrs. Hattie Beggs of Toledo, M/M Sylvester Hillard of Pioneer, Mrs Mary Davis, Mrs. Nancy Simpson, M/M JG Holmes of Bryan, M/M Ray Warren of Alvordton, M/M Carl Beach of Montpelier

p151 – Alexander Waterston

b Dalkeith, Scotland 6 Apr 1805 s/o Simon Waterston & Elizabeth Thorburn

parents died young so Alex reared by grparents

age of 20 became baker

m Janet Forest 20 Aug 1829, dec

moved to US May 1832 w/ch Simon & Alex Jr, to New York on 4 July 1832

visited aunt in Wheeling, WVA Aug 1832

fall 1832 to Belmont Co, OH

1841 moved to Richland Co, OH; bought land in Bridgewater Twp 27 Oct 1852 sec 28 240A

fall 1853 moved there

ch – Simon, Thomas, James, David, William, Mary, Elizabeth; was family of 9 w/dec David, Thomas, James

Simon vet CW Co H 38th OVI and Co C 196th OVI

p150-151 – James G. Waterston

d home in Bridgewater Twp @ 66Y 7M 4D

b Belmont Co, OH 6 Mar 1837

m 26 May 1863 Emily Brandebery

5ch – 2s 3d; Emmor dec

survived by wife, 1s 3d 2grch 2bro 2sis

funeral – home under Rev Wm Clark

bur – Heritage Cem

member of ME Church; res of Bridgewater for over 50Y

p185-186 – Robert Watson

b 15 May 1824 Copley, Summit Co, OH

d home of dau Mrs AE Hall 8 Mar 1907 @82Y 9M 21D

went to Allen Co, IN @20Y of age

m Electa L Wells 1 apr 1849

7ch – 3s 4d, 1d and wife dec

member of UB Church 1903 at Kunkle

survived by 6ch 24 grch 11 gr grch

funeral at Presbyterian Church at Kunkle under Rev Rittenhouse

bur – cem south of town

p7 – Sarafina D. Young Weaver

d. Kunkle, OH 15 Aug 1898, @ 84Y 13 D home of son-in-law George Weidner

b. 2 Aug 1814, VT

m1 Jacob Young, 22 Dec 1833; he d. 2 June 1860

to OH 1837

11 ch, only 3 survive: Mrs. Adaline Rutler of Camden, MI; Mrs. George Weidner of Kunkle; Jacob Young of Pulaski

m2 Elisha Weaver, May 1861; later moved to West. Unity where he died

1862 she joined Beaver Creek Reformed Church

p168 – George Washington Webb

b near Salem, OH 1 May 1825

moved to Iowa where he enlisted in CW 2nd IA Cavalry

made home w/dau Mrs. Samuel Currieand then w/grdau Edith Currie

one of 9bros & 4sis

ch – Mrs. Currie of Park River, Jesse Webb of Seattle, WA

funeral – Episcopal Rectory under Rev WJ Hutcheson

bur – Euclid, Minnesota Cem family plot

obit from Park River, ND Gazette News

p170 – see Sarah Webster Jones *

p210 – Alvin H. Wheeler

d 28 Dec 1936

had children; no other data

p16 – Mary Clark Wheeler

b. Cumberland Co, PA 19 Aug 1824

d. 11 Aug 1903 @79Y 11M 23D

moved at 2Y of age w/parents to Richland Co, OH

m. William Wheeler when she was 18Y; 2Y after m moved near West Unity; later moved to Kunkle

13 children; one son David d. @12Y

survived by 6s/2d, 47 grand(there were 49), 23 gr-grand(there were 25), 1 bro, George Clark

member of Evangelical Church

funeral at Presbyterian church under Rev George F. Chenot of West Unity

bur Kunkle Cem

p58-59 – Barbara Bilistine Whetro

b Germany 18 Feb 1846

d 7 July 1902 @ 56Y 4M 19D

came to US w/parents 1849 to Mansfield, OH

m Henry Whetro 8 Dec 1866 Mansfield, OH

moved to Wms Co 1885

5 ch – 3s, 2d, all survive her

joined Clay’s Church, 1892 joined Radical UB Church at Kunkle

survived by husband, 5 ch, 5 gr-ch, 2 sis, 1 bro

p114-115 – see Elinor Whisler Pifer

p94-95 – Frank White

s/o Edward & Christina White

b Wms Co, OH 20 Oct 1867

d home Jefferson Twp 10 May 1902 @34Y 6M 20D

m Allie Lattanner 1 Jan 1889

served as twp trustee & assessor

survived by wife, 3ch, aged father, 5 bros, 4 sis

funeral at home under Revs Turner & West

bur – Shiffler Cem

p43 – see Susannah Wilhelm Oldfield

p92-93, 164 – Harriet L. Miller Willett

d parlor of Williams Hotel when she boarded (no date) @64Y 2M 12D

b 4 Nov 1838 d/o John & Rebecca Miller, early settlers of Wms Co

m OD Willett 18 Jan 1856, dec 1 Mar 1902

funeral at home of Mandana Willett of Bryan under Rev Kohr

bur – Fountain Grove Cem, Bryan

p25 /48- OD Willett

d Bryan home 1 Mar 1902 @almost 67Y

b Richland Co, OH 23 Mar 1835

youngest of huge family

to Wms Co 1851 w/parents

grocery store in West Unity

c1856 m Harriet E. Miller

bro Benjamin Willett

fall 1870 went to Kendalville, IN for marble and granite trade

to Bryan 1881

p144-145 – Edna D. Williams

d 2 Jan 1903 home of cousin Mrs. Dr. Hathaway of Edon

bur – Fountain Grove Cem, Bryan

funeral at home of Mrs. JD Gleason under Rev Wean of ME Church & Rev Thomas Kohr of Presbyterian Church

b Farmer, Defiance Co, OH 26 Jan 1858

parents moved to Bryan when she was child

consumption led her to visit Colorado 1890’s

millinery business in Ypsilanti, MI

survived by mother & sis

p213 – Dr. RB Wilson

d 14 Feb 19*8

once pastor of West Unity & Kunkle Presbyterian Church 1914-1920

had dau Lena May missionary

lived near Westerville, OH

p24 – see Barbara Wineland Koch

p63-64 – Cora Esther Zigler Wineland

b Jefferson Twp, Wms Co, OH 5 Jan 1872

d home 24 Feb 1903 @31Y 1M 19D, scarlet fever

youngest d/o Reuben & Catherine Zigler

m Jay Wineland 1 Nov 1894

ch – 2s. 1d, son Harold d 5Y ago @18 M; son Daniel E b 5 Apr 1902 d 5 Mar 1903 @11M

survived by husb, dau Ruth, aged mother, 1 bro, 2 sis; father d 8Y ago

memorial service at Bunker Hill Church by Rev Chenot and West

p35 – Ellen Oliver Wineland

b Jeff Twp, Wms Co, OH 7 Nov 1835

d 25 Jan 1903 @ 67Y 2M 18D

m John Wineland, 14 Feb 1858

7 ch – 5s/2d, 2s/2d dec

survived by James of Bryan, Samuel & Charles of W. Unity, husb, 1gr-ch, Grace Wineland of Bryan

joined Bunker Hill Reformed Church under Rev Skinner

Ladies Aid of church as pallbearers: Maggie Jones, Lucinda Burns, Tibby Leinard, Ollie Stipe, Anna Altaffer, Mellie Tressler

funeral at home & church under Rev Geo Chenot

bur Shiffler Cem

p117-118 – see Nancy Wineland Long

p18-19 – James Wirick

d. dau’s home, Mrs. GD Kunkle of heart trouble (no date)

b. Richland Co, OH, 3 Apr 1817, eldest of 16 child of Peter and Deborah Huntsman Wirick, nat of PA; Peter to Richland Co when young man and mar there; W1812 vet; Peter d. 1882; Mrs. D.1880, both in Richland Co

1849 came to Brady Twp w/wife & family

m. 1841, Mary Shaffer, nat of Bedford Co, PA, d/o Henry & Catherine Shaffer, also of PA

10 children

not church member but sympath. w/Universalists; Repub; one of oldest Brady Twp settlers

p143 – see Allie Wise Showalter

p132-133 – Herman A. Wolff

b Malchin near Hamburg, Germany 20 Feb 1850

d Bryan 18 June 1898 @49Y

accidental shooting; taken to home of bro David A Wolff

funeral by Rabbi Julius Meyers of Toledo and Rev Doggett & Jacobs

bur – Fountain Grove Cem

father intended him to be a rabbi

came to US Dec 1869 to bro David’s home

p94 – see Magdalena Wotley Hagelberger

p147 – Archbold Wright

d home near Edgerton on Friday (no date) typhoid fever

young man he leaves wife, son

p191 – Joseph Wright

b 5 Mar 1828 near Wakefield, Yorkshire, England

1853 moved to US in Richland Co, OH for 3Y then returned to England for 1Y

m 1861 Hannah Runnion, sis of Dr. Runnion of Wms Co, she d Aug 1893

d 12 Feb 1907 @78Y 11M 7D

funeral – Presbyterian Church under Rev Stockton; uncle to LL and Belle Barnett

bur – Floral Grove Cem

p191 – Telemachus Wynn

b Knox Co, OH 27 July 1826

d Bourbon, IN 27 Feb 1907 @70Y 7M

moved w/parents to West Unity 1863

m Martha Boon 1861, she d 12 Dec 1894

moved to Wauseon to work w/Henry Bachman in ag implements and lived in Morenci, MI in employ of CA Packer & CA Howe

remains brought back to Wms Co for burial

p175-176 – A. Yesbera

d West Unity; apoplexy in store of CL Arnold; later d (no data)

funeral – home under Rev Stockton & Coslet

p93-94 – Anna Spangler Yhalkee

d home ne West Unity 8 Dec (no year) @41Y 4M 14D

b Fulton Co, OH 4 Aug 1859

parents live in Burlington, OH

m George Yhalkee 18 Aug 1877

5d one of whom dec; one living Mrs. WE Stipe

survived by 4dau, husb, parents 3sis, 6bro, 1grson

joined Evangelical Church but also Mennonite

funeral at Mennonite Church of Burlington under Revs Allion & Bender

bur – cem at church

p29-30 – Henry Elwood Young

s/o Jacob & Nancy Young

b 23 Mar 1869

d 22 Oct 1898 @29Y 6M 29D

grew up on farm of mother 41/2 miles south of Montpelier

member of West Bethesda Presbyterian Church under Rev Miller

p109 – Mary Harrington Brown Young

b 11 Jan 1820 Eastern PA

d 1 Dec 1902 @83Y

to OH 1838 at Trumbull Co where m James Brown; dec fall 1866

moved to Bryan aft marriage

9 ch – all dec

m2 John Young, dec

funeral by Rev Thomas H Kohr

bur – Pulaski Cem

(see Native Sons Gone Wrong, Pamela Pattison Lash, 2001, for more details on this family)

p7 – see Sarafina D. Young Weaver

p83 – Thomas Young

obit from Toledo Times

d bef 19 June (no year) @67Y in barn construction accident at farm of WE Stough, Bryan

once mentioned as candidate for mayor of Bryan

survived by wife, 3s, 1d

p13 – Anna S. Steyer Zigler

d/o George & Sophia Steyer

b. 6 May 1862, near West Unity

d. 24 Nov 1900 @38Y 6M 18D, Karle, OH

m. Jacob Zigler, 3 Feb 1881

ch – 4s, one of whom dec

member of West Jefferson Lutheran Church, 9 Feb 1879

survived by husband, 3 sons, 3 sis, 2 bro

funeral West Jefferson Lutheran under Rev WM Habey of Bryan

p19 – see Catharine Zigler Dustin

p63-64 – see Cora Esther Zigler Wineland

p84 – Ephraim Zolman

d 14 Dec 1892 @81Y 4M

b Maryland 14 Aug 1811

moved w/parents to Knox Co, OH 1813

m1 1836 Elizabeth Heron, d 1842

2 ch – 1s, 1d – Mary

m2 1843 Melinda Stockdale, d 25 May 1877

3 sons

fall of 1861 moved to Wms Co

survived by 5 ch, 4bros, 1sis

funeral at Mt. Salem Presbyterian Church in Franklin under Rev DM Rittenhouse

p72 – Velma Myrtle Zolman

eldest dau of M/M William Zolman

b 15 Mar 1896

d 24 Mar 1906 @10Y 5D

survived by parents, 1 sis, 1 bro

funeral – Hamer Presbyterian Church by Rev WS McDivitt

bur – Franklin Cem

p173 – Henry Zuver

s/o George & Lydia Zuver

b near Bryan 23 Aug 1866

d home of parents 25 May 1903 @36Y 9M 2D tuberculosis

survived by aged parents, 4bro, 7sis

moved to West until 2 Nov 1903

funeral under Rev CH Burgener and K of P