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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.
1906

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New Series

Volume XV

January 1906

OBITUARIES
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     ROSE A. ADAMS

     ELIZA ALLING

     ANDREW J. ANDREWS was born in the state of New York, Oct. 30, 1830, and came to Ohio with his parents when six years of age and lived in Huron county until his death in 1905.  His wife was Miss Cornelia Powers.

     CHARLES W. ARNOLD, M. D.

 

 

 

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     MRS. SARAH ROBINSON ATHERTON

     HOMER J. AUSTIN

 

 

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     EMMA HUSTED BAKER

     JOHN BARKER

     SAMUEL WILDMAN BARNES

     ELIZABETH (NORTON) BARNUM

     MARY BARRETT

     EDWARD BASSETT

 

 

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Defiance county and married there.  He moved to Nebraska where he died at the age of eighty-two.

     DR. SETH BECKWITH

     JOSEPH LESTER BODWELL

 


SARAH MATILDA BOMBERGER.

     SARAH MATILDA BOMBERGER, was born in Norwalk, Ohio, in January, 1824, being a daughter of William Gallup and Sally Boalt.  Her parents were pioneer settlers of Norwalk, having been married there in 1819.  She grew up to womanhood in Norwalk.  She married William Bomberger and lived at Dayton until 1870 when they moved to Denver, Colorado, where the husband died in 1884 and the wife of Feb. 29, 1905.

     JACOB BROWN, son of Jacob and Mary Brown, was born in Peru, Apr. 16 1836.  In 1861 he was married to Mary Ann Adelman, of Peru, and lived in that township until his death, Oct. 14, 1904.

     GEORGE BUSKIRK was born in Norwal in 1831.  He was a soldier in the Civil War and was crippled by a wound.  He died at his home at Bryan, Ohio, May 17, 1904.

 

 

     NOBLE C. CALL, a son of Essex Call and Mary Town, was born in Clarksfield Aug. 8, 1838.  His first wife was Mar-

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garet Merrill, of Clarksfield.  He died at Norwalk in 1903.  His father moved from Berlin to Clarksfield in 1823.

     OTIS G. CARTER

     MRS. KATE E. CHRISTIAN

     CALVIN CARLTON CLARK, was a son of Upton Clark and Sally Day, and was born in Clarksfield, Aug. 31, 1831.  He married Sarah M. Day, a daughter of Ransom Day, of Clarksfield, in 1859.  She died in 1864 and he married her sister, Nancy A., the following year.  He died Nov. 19, 1905, having spent his entire life in Clarksfield township.

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     KATE G. (ASHLEY) CLELAND was born in Greenfield township in 1829 and died at Oberlin in 1904.

     MARY ANN (STILES) COATS

     DANIEL CONSIDINE

     EDGAR COUCH, was a son of William H. Couch and Catherine Patch, of Clarksfield.  He died in Cleveland July 1, 1905, at the age of sixty-two.

     EDWARD C. CULP

     EDWIN WILBUR CUNNINGHAM

 

 

 

 

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     HARRIET CURTISS (STRONG) CUNNINGHAM was born in Wakeman, Ohio, Aug. 25, 1833.  She was married to Watson Cun-

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ningham in 1853.  She died at Battle Creek, Mich., Feb. 8, 1903.

     ELIZABETH, LEVI & GEORGE CURRY

     SABRA (KNAPP) FANNING

     FRANK BOARDMAN FOSTER

    


SAMUEL CALDWELL GALLUP

 

 

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     HIRAM H. GRAY, the youngest brother of Samuel D. and the last member of a family of twelve children, was born in Clarksfield in May, 1827.  In 1845 he was married to Jane Rogers, of Bronson, and in 1856 moved to Emporia, Kansas, where he died Sept. 9 1905.

     SAMUEL D. GRAY

 

 

 

 

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     ELIZA PERRY GRIBBEN

     ANN MARIA ST. JOHN GRIFFIN, widow of R. B. Griffin, of Greenwich, died in 1903.  She was born at Patterson, Putnam county, N. Y., Mar. 23, 1814, and moved to Greenwich in early life.

     RILEY GRIFFIN

     THOMAS HAGAMAN

     JOHN HAND

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     CHARLES HARRIS

     ELIZA N. HARRIS

     PHILLIP HAUXHURST

     EDIAL C. HELLER was born in New Haven township Sept. 4, 1839, and died Oct. 5, 1905, having lived all his life upon the same farm.  He was married to Sielesia Davis in 1864.

     FANNY PARKER HILL

     CAPTAIN WILLIAM HOWARD

 

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     CORNELIA D. (WARNER) HOWE

     SALEM TOWNE HOWE

     LORENZO A HOWE was born in Penfield, N. Y., Feb. 10, 1821.  He came to Huron county in 1832, and resided in Norwalk for the last fifty years of his life.  He died Feb. 12, 1904.

     JONATHAN W. HUESTIS, a son of Rev. William C. Huestis, a Methodist circuit preacher, was born in Fairfield township

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     ELMER ERASTUS HUSTED

     EDWARD LeGRAND HUSTED

     HENRY E. HUSTED

     JULIA MORSE HYDE, was born in Norwalk, O., in 1826 and died at Northfield, Minn., Nov. 27, 1904.  She was a sister of

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Mrs. John Kennan, Mrs. George A. Safford and Mrs. Harriet Webster, well known in this county.  She was arried to H. N. Hyde of Mentor, O., in 1862.

     ANN D. (ARNETT) JEFFERSON

     GREGORY JENNINGS

     ELIZA L. (TOWNSEND) JOHNSON

     LUTHER B. JOHNSON

     MISS SARAH ANN JOHNSON

     SEARS KETCHAM

     JOHN GIDEON KING, was born in Ontario county, N. Y., Oct. 10, 1824.  He moved to Ohio with his parents in 1834,

 

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first going to Berlin township, then to Lyme, and in 1838 to Norwalk.  In 1847 he was married to Delia White.  Mr. King was a master carpenter of the old Cleveland & Toledo railroad for a time, but resigned the position in 1854, when he obtained the contract to build the Whittlesey Academy building.  He died in 1903.

     S. CHARLES KINSLEY

     GEORGE W. KNAPP

     LOUISA ANN (FULLER) KINGHT

     MRS. CAROLINE LANING

     MARY JANE (COLWELL) LITTLE

 

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R. Little Feb. 1, 1842.  She died at her old home in Norwalk Sept. 30, 1904.
 


RUTH ANN GALLUP LYTTLE

     RUTH ANN GALLUP LYTTLE, wife of Col. Lafayette F. Lyttle died Sept. 12, 1904, at the family residence, 320 Eighteenth street.  She had been a sufferer from paralysis for a long time, says the Toledo Times.
     Mrs. Lyttle was born in Norwalk.  She married Col. Lyttle at Osborne, Ohio, and came to Toledo immediately after her marriage.  She leaves, besides her, husband, three sisters, Mrs. Elizabeth Hunt, of Denver; Mrs. Susan Thresher, of New Mexico; Mrs. Rose Nusley, of Canton; and two brothers, J. H. Gallup, of Denver and S. C. Gallup, of Pueblo.  Mrs. Hunt and her daughter, Mrs. Jane Spangler, are in the city.
     The deceased was an original member of the Toledo Relief Corps.
     Mrs. Lyttle was a daughter of Wm. Gallup, one of the old time residents of Norwalk, and a cousin of Hon. C. H. Gallup, Mrs. Henry Brown, Miss Lizzie Gallup and Carrol Gallup, of this city.

     URSULA (DAY) McCORD

     AMY M. (LEWIS) McDONALD

     MRS. N. E. (KEELER) MARTIN was a daughter of Eri Keeler and was born in Norwalk, Ohio, in 1830.  She was married to Mr. Martin in 1853.  She died in Cleveland, where she had lived for forty years, in 1903.

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     MARY CAROLINE (SMITH) MARSEILLES

     G. F. MAYNARD was born in Ripley township, Feb. 8, 1846, and died at Atlanta, Ga., Dec. 16, 1904.  He was married to Fannie E. McMillan in 1867.

     IRA M. MAYNARD was born in Ripley township Aug. 27, 1838, and died at North Fairfield Dec. 19, 1904.

     LUTHER B. MESNARD

     ANSON H. MILLER

 

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ried to Miss Nancy J. Otis, daughter of Joseph and Nancy Otis of Berlin  He died Mar. 31, 1905.

     SARAH (MILLER) MOREHOUSE, a daughter of Charles Miller, was born in Norwalk in 1837 and died in Toledo in 1904.  She was the widow of Josiah E. Morehouse.

     LOVINA (BRECKENRIDGE) NASH, daughter of Rev. Myron and Almira Breckenridge, was born at the Breckenridge home near Monroeville, in March, 1840.  She married George W. Nash when a young lady.  She died at Cleveland in 1905.

     ISAIAH W. NORTON

     MARY EVELYN (NELSON) MYMAN

     MARTIN ORDWAY

 

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THE OTIS BROTHERS - PIONEER BOYS OF BERLIN.

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James, Lucius B., Frederick R., and Joseph E. Otis.

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[PORTRAIT OF JAMES OTIS]

 

[PORTRAIT OF LUCIUS B. OTIS]

 

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[PORTRAIT OF FREDERIC R. OTIS]
 

[PORTRAIT JOSEPH E. OTIS]

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     JOSEPH E. OTIS

     PARVIS W. OWEN

 

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     JOHN C. PALMER, a son of John C. Palmer and Mary Puster, was born in Ridgefield township Nov. 17, 1838, and died on the same farm upon which he was born Aug. 6, 1905.

     JUDGE CHARLES ELLIOTT PENNEWELL was born in Sandusky, Ohio, Jan. 11, 1829.  He received his education at the old Norwalk seminary and studied law, being aditted to the bar in 1851.  He practiced his profession in Norwalk until 1875, when he moved to Cleveland.  He was elected to the common pleas bench in 1869 and served one term with marked ability.  He died in Cleveland in 1904.

     MRS. CHARLES E. PENNEWELL, daughter of John and Hannah Beebe, was born in Norwalk Ohio, Apr. 1, 1829.  She was married to Charles E. Pennewell June 28, 1853.  She died Dec. 16, 1903.

     HARVEY PIERCE

     HORACE B. PORTER

     EDWIN S. PROSSER

 

 

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     JOHN COLT RANSOM

     WILLARD WELLS REDFIELD

 

 

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time since then Mr. and Mrs. Redfield resided in Norwalk at their home on Benedict avenue.  He died June 3, 1905.

     JOEL M. ROGERS

     EBER ROWLAND

     GEN. JAMES MONROE RUGGLES

 

 

 

 

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Ridge and other contests with the enemy he was, in 1864, breveted as a Brigadier General, and as such mustered out of the service.

     GEN. RUGGLES

     CLARA RUMSEY

     HANNAH PROUTY STATES

     EDMUND L. SANDERS

     MARTIN SATTIG

 

PORTRAIT OF J. C. SHELDON

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     JACOB SCHWANN was born in Peru township Nov. 4, 1839.  In 1861 he married his first wife and they lived in Sandusky and Seneca counties until 1873, when they moved to Sandusky and Seneca counties until 1873, when they moved to Peru towship to a farm.  The wife died in 1889 and in 1891 he married Mary Vose.  He died May 8 1903.

     MRS. ESTHER (WILBUR) SEED was born in Sherman township Dec. 5, 1831, and died Apr. 29, 1904, in Fairfield.

     GEORGE WOODWARD SHEFFIELD

     JAIRUS C. SHELDON

 

 

 

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     LAMPSON SHERMAN was born at Woodbury, Conn., Mar. 18, 1826. At two years of age he moved to Wakeman, where he lived for thirty-six years.  He was married to Miss Fannie Smith, of Wakeman, in 1852.  Mr. Sherman died at his home at East Norwalk Aug. 19, 1904.

 

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     POLLY (JONES) SHERMAN

     MISS SOPHRONIA SIMMONS

     ELIZA (KNAPP) SMITH

     DR. GEORGE E. SMITH

     HIRAM SMITH, a son of Erastus Smith and Fannie Spencer, was born in Greenfield township Nov. 21, 1816.  His parents moved from Trumbull county, O., to Greenfield township in 1811.  He was married to Polly Rockwell Dec. 31, 1840.  They lived on the old Smith Homestead until 1887, when they moved to Norwalk, where he died May 14 1904.  He was the first white child born in Greenfield township.

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     LYDIA K. SMITH was born in Peru township, Nov. 1, 1829, and died at North Fairfield, Jan. 3, 1905.  She was married to Marquis Smith Apr. 7, 1853.

     C. LOUISE SMITH.  Within the past five weeks two processions of mourners have gone in and out of the old Strong Home on East Main street.  Two sisters, well known and beloved, have been carried out lovingly and taken to their last long home in Woodlawn.  Five weeks ago it was Mrs. M. C. Marseilles; yesterday, Mar. 27, 1905, it was Miss C. Louise Smith.  Both died quite suddenly, and with but little, if any, pain they both passed out and into the beyond where all must sooner or later go.

     MRS. MARY (HAMILTON) SMITH was born at Buffalo, N. Y., in 1824, and when an infant moved to Greenfield township with her parents.  She was married to Lester Smith Dec. 31, 1846, and he died in 1885.  She died at Norwalk in 1904.

     POLLY (ROCKWELL) SMITH, daughter of Thaddeus Rockwell, was born at Taylor, N Y., Aug. 1, 1820, and came with her parents to Greenfield township in 1836.  She was married to Hiram Smith, Dec. 31, 1840, and died at Norwalk Jan. 13, 1904.

     MARY (McMILLAN) SNEATHEN, daughter of Dr. Andrew McMillan and Effie Wheeler, was born in Clarksfield Feb. 8, 1846, and died in Minnesota Apr. 20, 1905.

     NORMAN SNOOK, a son of Peter Snook and Cornelia Van Dusen, was born in Columbia county, N. Y., and came to Huron county when young.  In 1847 he was married to Sally, daughter of Judge Cunningham. He died in Norwalk in 1904.

     MARTHA A. (THORNTON) SQUIRE was born in Florence township Apr. 8, 1838.  In 1866 she married Erastus Squire.  She lived in Wakeman for many years, but died in Cleveland Oct. 26, 1901.

     EDWIN STARR was born in Norwalk, O., Nov. 16, 1835, and died in Peru Nov. 25, 1904.  He married Emeline McConnell Dec. 23, 1857, and resided in Norwalk

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until 1863, when they moved to Norwich township, where they lived until the spring of 1904

     LUCY KENDALL TANNER was born in Herkimer county, N. Y., Aug. 26, 1817.  She married Benjamin Tanner in 1837 and they came to Richmond township in 1840.  He died in 1892 and she lived until Nov. 3, 1904.

     LEVI THOMAS died in New London May 10, 1905, in the ninety-ninth year of his age.  He was born in the state of New York and came to Hartland township in 1840.

     SOLOMON TRUXELL

     WILLIAM W. TWADDLE

     JAMES FORSYTHE VANCERCOOK

     MORDECAI WELCH

 

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     ELIZABETH (HANLEY) WELLS was born in New York state Nov. 10, 1811.  She came with her parents to Lorain county when a babe.  At the age of nine she moved with them to West Berlin, Erie county, where she was arried to Ezekiel Wells June 30, 1830.  Soon after that they moved to a farm northeast of Norwalk, at what is known as Wells' Corners.  In October, 1878, Mr. Wells went to Columbus on a visit and disappeared, never to be heard from again.  In 1892 Mrs. Wells moved to Norwalk where she died May 21, 1904.

     ANSON W. WHEELER

     THANKFUL FANNIE WHITE

     JOHN WRIKER

     LYDIA M. WRIGHT

 

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