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Source:
The Firelands Pioneer Quarterly
Published by
The Firelands Historical Society
Headquarters in
The Firelands Memorial Building
Norwalk, Ohio
Published at Norwalk, Ohio
The American Publishers Company.
1896

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New Series

Volume IX

Jan. 1896

OBITUARIES.
 

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     FORSYTHE ARNOLD

     LUTHER AVERY

     MRS. LUCY BAILEY

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     C. W BARTLETT

     MISS ELIZABETH BLISH

     STEWART E. BELL

     JOHN BLAKE

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     WILLIAM BLAKE

     MRS. LUCY S BLISS

     ASA C. BRIGGS

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     MRS. SARAH BRIGGS

     MRS. MARY BRADY

     REBECCA BUCK

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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, 1896.

     W. B. COLSON

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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

     EMMA CROOKS

 

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     HARRIET S. BAIN DIMICK

     SARAH ANN LAYLIN

    MRS. 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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     BENEDICT FREY

     STANLEY M. FULLER

     DAVID H. GIBBS

     FRED W. GRAVES

 

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     MRS. MARIA GREENE

     W. D. GURLEY

     THOMAS H. GURLEY

     HOMER GOODWIN

 

 

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     J. P. HASSELBACH

     F. H. HAYES

 

 

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     MARIA PAINE

     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.

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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. Harper.
     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

 

     HARRIET ROWLAND

 

 

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 James, who died thirty or more years ago, and Henry Jay, who survives her.

     ENOS KEISER 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 Norwalk.

     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.

     ENOS KEISER

     JOHN KUHL

     AUGUST KUNZMANN

     MRS. ABIJAH KNAPP

     DAVID C. KING

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     JOHN KENNAN

 

 

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PORTRAITS OF

MYRON BRECKENRIDGE
See Vol. IV, page 114


LEMUEL SHERMAN
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.

     MISS MIRANDA 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.

     CLARISSA MITCHELL

     MRS. CAROLINE SPRAGUE MERRY

     MRS. WILLIAM McKIM

 

 

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EDWIN GAGER
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.

 

     LUTHER MOORE

 

     LEWIS MANAHAN

 

 

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ERIE MESNARD

ERIE MESNARD

 

     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, Ill.
     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 her loss.
     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.

     MRS. SUSAN 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 September.

     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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     JAY PATRICK

 

     N. S. C. PERKINS

 

 

 

 

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ELI PETERS

ELI PETERS

 

 

 

 

 

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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

 

     JARED RUNDELL

 

     DR. ALBERT N READ

 

 

 

 

 

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     AARON ROBINSON

 

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     MARIA SUMNERLIN

 

 

     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.

     ALFRED SEARLES

     CHAS. SAWYER, 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

 

 

     CHAS. STANDART

 

 

 

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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

 

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HENRY W. SHAW.
"Josh Billings."

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-

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     JUDGE CHARLES B. STICKNEY

 

 

 

 

 

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HON. CHARLES B. STICKNEY.

 

 

     VALENTINE TEMPLER

 

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     MARY ISABEL, 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 in Norwalk.
     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

 

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     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.

 

 

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