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C. W BARTLETT
MISS ELIZABETH BLISH
STEWART E. BELL
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MRS. LUCY S BLISS
ASA C. BRIGGS
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MRS. SARAH BRIGGS
MRS. MARY BRADY
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GEORGE TALBOTT BUCKINGHAM
ISAAC C. BREWER
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MARY J CARABIN
POLINA CHERRY, wife of J. A. Cherry, died at the
home of her daughter, Mrs. J. Trimmer, in New
Haven township at 11:30 o'clock Tuesday night, Mar. 17,
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DR. THOMAS M. COOK
MRS. PHOEBE COUTANT
PORTRAIT OF PHOEBE COUTANT
MRS. ORPHA CURRAN
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MRS. HANNAH CUDDEBACH
HARRIET S. BAIN DIMICK
SARAH ANN LAYLIN
MARY J. EATON
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JACOB FEIT departed this
life at 5 o'clock Friday morning, Jan. 3, 1896.
Deceased was 70 years and 6 months of age. A wife
and four children - John, Mary, Jacob and
Frank - are left.
MRS. KELURAH FISHER
ORLANDO HOLLUM FITCH
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CAPT. JOHN FLEMING
DR. JAMES B. FORD
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STANLEY M. FULLER
DAVID H. GIBBS
FRED W. GRAVES
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MRS. MARIA GREENE
W. D. GURLEY
THOMAS H. GURLEY
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J. P. HASSELBACH
F. H. HAYES
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DANIEL M. HARKNESS
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EDWARD E. HUSTED
RICE HARPER, was born Nov. 28, 1803, in Madison, in
Geauga couty, Ohio; was educated in the local schools
and was married to Susanna Montgoery, of
Unionville, Geauga county, Ohio. He died at
Sandusky, Ohio, Feb. 19, 1891.
Mrs. Harper survives him. Rice Harper
was one of the original incorporators of the Ohio
railroad company and was the first secretary of the
same. Mr. Harper came to Sandusky in
1839 and entered upon the duties of county clerk at once
and was continued in this position until 1855. No
county ever had a more efficient and capable clerk of
court than had Erie county in the person of Mrs.
He was commissioner of the
board of enrollment for the Sandusky district in 1862-5.
He was a vestryman and warden of Grace Episcopal curch
for nearly fifty years.
MRS. SALLY ANN JENNY
PERLINA ALLEN EDDY JENNY
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James, who died
thirty or more years ago, and Henry Jay, who
died Friday evening Mar. 20, 1896, at 6:30 o'clock.
Mr. Keiser was born in Pennsylvania Oct. 19,
1817, and has lived in Huron county a great many years,
where he had a large circle of warm friends. He
leaves two sons, N. B. and U. Keiser, and
two daughters, Mrs. Jesse Bowen and Mrs.
Thomas Martin, the latter three residents of
JOHN KUHL was born in
Germany Feb. 15, 1811, and came to America in 1837.
Eleven years later, in 1848, he was married to Miss
arolina King. After being a faithful Christian
and member of the German Evangelical church of Huron,
Erie county, Ohio, for thirty years, he died Dec. 10,
1895, at the age of 84 years 9 months and 25 days.
He leaves two sons, six daughters, twenty grandchildren
and a great-grandchild to mourn his loss.
DAVID C. KING
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See Vol. IV, page 114
See Vol. VII, page 151
DEACON ALBERT BROWN
See Vol. VIII, page 145
HON. EVERT BOGARDUS
President Firelands Historical Society
See Vol. VII, pages 30 and 140
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JAMES C. McKESSON
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LEWIS MOORE, one of the old pioneers of Huron
county died Saturday, Mar. 7, 1896, at 4 o'clock
a.m., aged 69 years.
Mr. Moore was born in Tompkins county, New York,
Dec. 23, 1826, and came to Ohio when six years of age.
He resided on Benedict avenue in Norwalk for a few years
but most of his life was spent in Hartland township
where he died. He was a brother of Henry L
Moore, of Hartland, ex-sheriff of this county.
He leaves a wife, a son, Charles and a daughter
Mrs. Price, of Hartland.
MR. L. MONAT,
died at the residence of M. Lebensburger, at 10
o'clock on Sunday morning, Nov. 24, 1895. Mr.
Monat was one of Sandusky's oldest business men, but
during the past fifteen eyars had not been actively
engaged in business.. He came to Sandusky from
Dayton in 1852 and has ever since been a resident of
this city. Immediately after his arrival here he
engaged in the clothing and gent's furnishing business
with Mr. M. Lebensburger. It was from this
was formed the now well known house of M. & A.
Lebensburger on Columbus avenue. He never
married and always made his home with Mr. M.
Lebensburger. He was a member of the board of
trustees of the Masonic temple building association.
MILLER died at the residence of her sister,
Mrs. Clarinda Backus, Mar. 27, 1896, at the age of
93 years. She was born in Maryland and came to
Richland county, Ohio, nearly 90 years ago. She
was the fourth child of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Miller,
who had a family of twelve children. She came to
Peru nearly fifty years ago. She was an aunt of
S. E. Crawford and Mrs. E. S. Andrews, of
Newalk, J. H. Crawford of Bronson, and Ransom
Backus, of Peru.
ANNA MARGARET MOOK died at the residence of her
daughter, Mrs. Theo. Fitterer, two miles west of
Bellevue, Friday morning, Jan. 24, 1896, aged 79 years 6
months and 9 days. Anna Margaret Mook
nee Vogt was born in Philadelphia, Pa., July
15, 1816. She emigrated with her parents to
Niagara Falls, N. Y., in 1828, and from thence in 1838
to Wyandot Co., Ohio. She was united in marriage
with Rev. Conrad Mook, Mar. 27, 1837, and settled
near Bellevue. She was the mother of
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eight children, three sons and four daughters, of whom
two sons died in their infancy. Her husband
preceded her, having departed this life in 1883.
Six children, thirteen grand-children and six great
grand children survive her, also two brothers, one of
whom, Jacob J. Vogt, of Niagara Falls, N. Y., was
present at the funeral. Interment was had in the
Free Chapel cemetery.
MRS. CAROLINE SPRAGUE MERRY
MRS. WILLIAM McKIM
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See Vol. VIII, page 146
TIMOTHY R. STRONG
See Vol. VIII, page 151
ETHAN A. PRAY
See Vol. VIII, page 123
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BENJAMIN F. McCORMICK
AARON WRIGHT MEEKER
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or ner there - where he died, and was one of the real
pioneers of that section.
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MRS EMILY A.
MANN, died this (Thrusday) morning Mar. 12, 1896,
at her home on Prospect street.
Emily A. Gager was born in Binghamton, N. Y.,
Jan. 29, 1833, and came to Ohio with her parents, Mr.
and Mrs. Edwin Gager, when quite young, and to
Norwalk at the age of eighteen. On the 27th of
December, 1855, she was married to William Rogers,
who lost his life at Ft. Donelson almost at teh very
commencement of the war. Mr. Rogers had
been but ten days from home when he entered the fight at
Ft. Donelson and belonged to
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Taylor's battery. Not having yet become
inured to the hardships of a soldier's life and
compelled to lie upon the ground in a drenching storm
for several successive nights, the exposure and fatigue
proved more fatal to him than the storm of iron hail
which issued forth from the enemy's guns, dealing death
upon every hand. His wife wa summoned to his
bedside, finding him in Mound City Hospital, near Cairo,
On Dec. 28, 1865, she was united in marriage to S.
K. Mann, who died at Norwalk June 12, 1891.
During her married life Mrs. Mann resided in
Galion, Columbus and Norwalk. She leaves a mother,
who has reached the age of 81 years, a brother, h. C.
GAger, of Chicago, Ill., and a sister, Mrs. C. J.
Baldwin, of Norwalk. She was the step-mother
of Mrs. Walter Upington, of Norwalk, and of
Mrs. Wood, Mrs. Paten and William and
Madison Mann of Illinois.
MRS. EMILY M. NASON, died Jan. 25,
1895, at her residence in Sandusky, Ohio. She had
been in failing health for some time. Born in
Sandusky in 1841. She had many friends who mourn
In the Congregational society, as well as literary
circles, she was prominent. Active in the Library
Building Fund association, her efficient services were
always ready in everygood work. Her son, Henry
E. Nason, survives her. Her mother, who also
survived her, died Apr. 24, 1896.
MRS. JAMES PRICE,
a well known lady residing in Hartland, died Wednesday,
Aug. 7, 1896, and her funeral was held from the West
Hartland Methodist church yesterday. The deceased
was 69 years of age and leaves a husband, three
daughters and two sons. Two of the daughters,
Mrs. A. A. Manahan and Mrs. Frank Boalt, and
one son, M. L. Price, reside in this city.
PEEBLES, a sister of Mrs. G. M. Cleveland
of Norwalk, died suddenly Tuesday, Jan. 28, 1896, at her
home in Toledo. Mrs. Peebles formerly
resided in Norwalk. She was 76 years of age last
J. E. PALMERTON, who died at the Lake Erie
sanitarium in this city at an early hour Saturday, June
20, 1896, had been a resident of Erie county for
forty-three years. He was born in
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HON. C. S. PARKER
HON. C. S. PARKER
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N. S. C. PERKINS
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Mr. Peters was a member and senior warden of the
Episcopal church at Norwalk for many years. He
died Dec. 12, 1890, at the age of 65 years.
MRS. CATHARINE ROWLAND
DR. ALBERT N READ
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PAULINA STEVENS was
born in Ashtabula county, Ohio, June 3, 1849. She
died Mar. 17, 1896, at the home of her daughter, Mrs.
Jay Trimmer, near New Haven Ohio. She was the
mother of five children.
one of Lyme township's pioneer died at his home at
Hunt's Corners, Monday, Oct. 14, 1895, aged 80 years.
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LEVI B. SCOTT
died at Charlotte, Mich., Mar. 6, 1896. He was
born in Putnam, Patterson county, N. Y., Dec. 1, 1832,
and came to Clarksfield with his parents May 6, 1834.
He was married to Elvira Hand May 26, 1855.
They lived in Clarkfield until sixteen years ago when
they moved to Chester, Eaton county, Mich.
He leaves a wife and one son, Charley, and three
brothers, Giles, David and Leoanrd Scott.
ANNA MARGARET SCHWAN
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annual visits to Huron to visit his old friends and the
scenes of his youth.
MRS. B. N. SMITH
DANIEL E SHEDD
MRS. DEBORAH STEVENS
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CHARLES B. SIMMONS
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CHARLES B. SIMMONS
HENRY W. SHAW
HENRY W. SHAW.
one, so that he traded.
But he was a good judge of horses and hard to beat,
though occasionally he got worsted.
In 1845, Henry married Miss Bedford, of
Lanesbord, Mass., and brought his wife ot Norwalk for
their home, much to the surprising of his friends and
acquaintances who had never mis-
JUDGE CHARLES B. STICKNEY
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HON. CHARLES B. STICKNEY.
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wife of Dr. Alfred Terry,
died in Norwalk, Ohio, Monday, Nov. 18, 1895, at 7 P.
M., aged 61 years and 6 months.
Mrs. Terry was born in Peru township, Huron
county, Ohio, June 18, 1834, 1834. She was the
daughter of Dean and Betsey M. Clapp, who were
among the pioneers of Huron county. She was
educated at the Norwalk Academy and the Female Seminary
On June 22, 1853, Alfred Terry and Mary Isabel Clapp
were joined in marriage, the husband still surviving.
As a result of this union five children were born, three
of whom are living: A. D. Terry, of
Norwalk, O., and Mrs. C. H. Rule and Mrs. J.
E. Cline of Detroit, Mich.
EDWIN E. THOMAS
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MARY ANN RICKEY WARD
W. V. WELCH
MRS. ISABELLA WILLIAMS
CALVIN WHEELER died
Friday afternoon, May 22, 1896. He had reached the
ripe old age of 78 years, 4 months and 4 days, having
been born Jan. 19, 1818, in Ontario county, N. Y.
Mr. Wheeler died Friday afternoon, May 22, 1896.
He had reached the rip old age of 78 years, 4 months and
4 days, having been born Jan. 19, 1818, on Ontario
county, N. Y.
Mr. Wheeler was a pioneer in this section.
At a very early age he removed with his parents from New
York to Huron county, Ohio, where he has since resided,
and has been instrumental in developing the early
history of this immediate section.
He was united in marriage in February 1842, to Mary
Richards, whose death occurred Mar. 5, 1866.
To the union there was born twelve children - seven sons
and five daughters, all of whom except Nancy Jenette,
former wife of E T. Trimmer who died Mar. 5,
1868, survive him. Six of the sons acted as pall
bearers and placed the remains of their dearly beloved
father in their last resting place. Mr. Wheeler
made his home in Greenfield township up to a little over
a year ago when his daughter, Mrs. McMorris,
moved to Chicago Junction, he accompanied her and has
since made his home with her.