Knox County, Ohio--OBITUARY AND DEATH NOTICES FROM THE
"DEMOCRATIC BANNER", Mt. Vernon, OH
Jan. 3, 1922
Martinsburg, Jan. 3--Mrs. Ellen LaRue, aged 76, died Sunday
morning at her home here. Death was due to influenza. Mrs.
LaRue was the widow of a Civil war veteran.
Mrs. Martha J. Stumph,
aged 53 years, wife of Milton
Stumph, died at 11 o'clock
Friday morning at her home on Pennsylvania avenue after an
extended illness of a complication of diseases. Besides her
husband she leaves one son, Forrest, and one daughter,
Mrs. Pearl Weise, both of
Kenmore, a sister, Mrs. Ella Kizer
of Cleveland, and two
brothers, W. H. Stumph and
E. B. Stumph, both of this city.
Word was received in Mt. Vernon Saturday of the recent death
and burial at Denver, Colo., of Andrew
Carson, age 65,
prominent newspaper man and theatrical man, who was city
editor of the Mt. Vernon Republican about 30 years ago.
Carson will be remembered by many of the older residents of
the city. From here he went to Columbus and accepted a
position on the staff of the Dispatch. He had been a
resident of Denver for many years.
Hyatt, widow of Mortimer
Hyatt, died Saturday morning at her home in Liberty
township. The deceased had been ill for several weeks with a
complication of diseases. She is survived by the following
children: F. E. Hyatt, Mrs.
Fannie Blair, J. M. Hyatt
Thayer. The funeral will
be held Monday afternoon at 1 o'clock at Friendship church,
Rev. J. T. Black
officiating. Interment at the cemetery. Friends are
requested to omit flowers.
Mrs. Rachael M. French, aged 72 years, widow of
French, died at 5 o'clock Friday evening at her home, 405
North Jefferson street. Her death was due to a complication
of diseases. The deceased is survived by one sister, Mrs. J.
C. Sharpnack of Mt. Vernon, and by one brother,
Bumpus of Mt. Vernon. The funeral will occur Tuesday morning
at 10:30 o'clock. from the home,
Rev. J. A. Long of
Wilmington, O., officiating. Interment in Mound View
Philip O'Brien, aged 4 years, 9 months and 10 days, son of
Mr. and Mrs. Martin O'Brien
of near Chesterville,
formerly of Mt. Vernon, died at 1 o'clock Saturday morning
at the home of his parents. The body will be brought to Mt.
Vernon and taken to the home of Mrs. Jesse Nixon, 208 Oak
street. The funeral will occur Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock
at St. Vincent de Paul's Catholic church, Rev. L. W. Mulhane
officiating. Interment In
The funeral services of
Butcher, who died in
Columbus last Friday morning, were held this afternoon at
1:30 o'clock, at Miller &
O'Bryan's chapel, North
Main street, Rev. J. A. Long
officiating. Burial In
Mound View cemetery.
The two week old son of
Mr. and Mrs. George Mingle,
Columbus road, who died Sunday afternoon, was buried Monday
morning at 11 o'clock in Mound View cemetery.
HOMER, Jan. 3.-- The infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Elmer,
Niebel, who reside near
here, but who formerly resided in Lock, died Saturday of a
complications of diseases. Burial was made in the Homer cemetery.
Jan. 6, 1922
Philip Snider, age 86 years, died at the home of his
Frank Snider, 405 West Chestnut street, at 8:45
o'clock Wednesday morning, following three weeks'
illness of paralysis of the bowels.
Mr. Snider was a
retired farmer, having lived on a farm in Berlin
township until a few years ago. The deceased is survived
by the following children:
William Snider, Mrs. Jennie
McDonough, Mrs. Minnie Armentrout, John Snider, Frank
Snider, Mrs. Myrle Grubaugh, Mrs. Emma Johnson, Mrs. Ida
Gilbert. Two brothers, David Snider
Funeral services will be held Friday afternoon at 2
o'clock at the Ankenytown church, with burial in the
CENTERBURG, Jan. 4 --
Newton C. Smith,
aged 42 years, a well-known resident of this place, died
at 12:30 o'clock Tuesday afternoon at his home here, the
immediate cause of his death being pneumonia, after an
illness of three days' duration.
Co. in this place until last spring when, owing to
heath, he was compelled to retire. He is survived by his
wife and five daughters,
Winifred, Virginia and Marjorie, and by his mother,
Shaffer of this
place, and a sister,
Mrs. K. E. Palmer
of London, O. Funeral services will be held at 1:30
tomorrow afternoon at the M. E. church,
officiating. Burial in the
Centerburg cemetery. The services will be under
direction of the Masonic lodge, of which the deceased
was an active member, having only recently retired as
Brandon, Jan. 5 --
Morey, age 75
years, a life long resident of Milford township, died at
1 o'clock this morning at his home here, of diseases
incident to advanced age. The deceased is survived by
Sarah L. Morey;
Ethel Coe of Milford
Madge Frye of
Pearl Morey of the
home; and by two sons,
Roy of Milford
township and Ray of Mt. Vernon. Funeral services will be
conducted at 1 o'clock Saturday, at the Brandon M. E.
officiating. Burial in the
Jan. 10, 1922
A message received Saturday evening in Mt. Vernon
announced the death of
John Hobbs, mother
Patrolman W. A.
Hobbs, of Mt.
Vernon, at 5 o'clock, at her home In Utica. She had been
ill suffering from complications for some time. Her last
illness was of three weeks duration.
Hobbs was 74
years of ago. She is survived by her husband and seven
children, of whom
W. A. Hobbs of
Mt. Vernon is one. She was a member of the M. E. church
of Utica. The funeral will be held Tuesday afternoon at
2 o'clock at the home in Utica. The service will be
conducted by the
Wise. Burial will be in the
North cemetery at Utica.
Patrolman Hobbs and family will attend the funeral.
DANVILLE, Jan. 9 --
Clinton Workman, aged
62 years, a well known farmer, who resided two miles
northwest of this place, died at 2:45 o'clock Monday
morning after an extended illness. He is survived by his
wife and one son,
Chester Workman, of
this place, and one daughter,
Mrs. E. A. Hunter, of Cleveland. Funeral services at 2
o'clock Wednesday from the home will be private, with
of Sugar Creek, officiating. Burial will be made in the
North Bend cemetery.
Beatty, wife of
Mansfield avenue, died Saturday afternoon at 1:45
o'clock at the M. & S. sanitarium, following a week's
illness of a complication of diseases.
Beatty was 40
years of age and is survived by her husband, three
Blanche Piraux of Green
of East Chicago, Ind, and Edith
Drish at home. Also by
two grandchildren. Funeral services will be announced
GAMBIER, Jan. 7 --
John Horn, aged 64 years, who
formerly resided seven miles southeast of this place,
died at 7 o'clock last evening at the state hospital,
Columbus, where he had been a patient for the past year.
He is survived by his wife,
four children. Funeral services will be held at 10
o'clock Monday at the Grove church.
Burial in the Grove cemetery.
Mrs. Jennie H. Howard Andrews,
a resident of Fredericktown, died at 1 o'clock Saturday
morning at the Mt. Vernon Home for the Aged, of a
complication of diseases. She had been an inmate of the
home just one week.
Andrews was 72
years of age. The funeral is Monday afternoon at 2
chapel, North Main street,
Rev. W. H. Shields of the
Presbyterian church officiating. Interment in
Mrs. Alta Lucille Johnson, aged 23 years, died at Mt.
Carmel hospital in Columbus, Monday morning at 3
o'clock, following a nine-weeks illness of a
complication of diseases. Besides her husband, Clyde
Johnson, the deceased is survived by a daughter, Eileen,
by her parents,
Mrs. and Mrs. William Shaffner
of Brandon, two brothers,
[relationship not given] of near Mt. Vernon. Funeral
services will be held at the Brandon Baptist church on
Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock.
Burial in the Brandon cemetery.
Mr. and Mrs. Johnson
formerly resided on a farm near Brandon.
Jan. 13, 1922
The body of
Lowell Shira, son of Mr. and Mrs. Clark Shira, formerly of Knox county, arrived in Newark, O.,
Wednesday evening from France. On Saturday the body will
be shipped to Butler on the burial will occur in the
afternoon at 1:30 in the
North Liberty cemetery. Shira
enlisted in Knox county early in the war and died in
France in 1918. He was wounded one day and died in a
hospital the next.
FREDERICKTOWN, Jan. 11 --
Milo Fidler, aged 50 years, a
well known farmer, who resided a mile southwest of
Batemantown, died very suddenly at his home this morning
of heart trouble. He was found in a semi-conscious state
in the barn by his wife and shortly afterwards passed
away. He Is survived by his wife, several sons and
daughters. The funeral arrangements have not yet been
The body of
Harry Staats, Knox county boy, killed on
Armistice day while serving with the A. E. F. in France
In 1918, and the last to be brought back to Knox county
from overseas, was brought to Mt. Vernon arriving home
Wednesday evening. The body was meet by a detail from
the American Legion and escorted to the home of the
parents, Mr. and Mrs. O. J. Staats, No. 503 East Humtramck, street. The funeral was held at 1:00 o'clock
at the home of the parents and in the charge of the
American Legion. The service was conducted by the Rev.
S. J. Cleeland, pastor of the Baptist church. At the
conclusion of this sorrowful service the body was taken
to the Workman cemetery at Danville where it was given a
soldier's burial. The pall bearers were members of
C. Stone, Jr., post, American Legion.
CENTERBURG, Jan. 11 --
Evelyn Dawes, the
three year old daughter of
Charles Barre, who
resides near Bloomfield died at 1:30 o'clock Thursday
morning after a long illness of a complications of
diseases. Funeral services, will occur at 1:30 o'clock
Friday at the home,
Crawford officiating. Burial will be made in
Mrs. George W. Mullin,
John W. Mullin
of this city, died at 9:30 Tuesday morning at the home
of her daughter,
Wadsworth, O, according to a message received by
Mullin was 74
years of age and formerly resided In Mt. Vernon. Later
she removed to Fredericktown and lived in that village
until the death of her husband several years ago. She
then went to make her home with her daughter. The
deceased is survived by the following children:
J. W. Mullin of
Burch Mullin of
Lorentz of Wadsworth and
Mullin of Akron. The body will be taken to
Fredericktown for burial. The funeral Friday afternoon
at 2 o'clock at the home of Burch Mullin,
A telegram was received Wednesday morning by
the news of the death of
Carrie Smith, formerly
of Mt. Vernon, which occurred at 4 o'clock Tuesday
afternoon at her home in Mt. Gilead. The deceased was
well known in Mt. Vernon, having resided here for many
years. Her death is believed to have been sudden; Miss
Jennie Patterson of this city returned from Mt.
late Tuesday and Mrs. Smith accompanied her to the
station in Mt. Gilead Tuesday morning. Mrs. Smith is
survived by one son,
Middletown, Ohio, and by the following sisters and
Mrs. A. A. Whitney
of Mt. Gilead,
Anna McClintock of
Mt. Gilead, Mrs. Ingman of Arizona, and
David D. Henderson
of Columbus. The funeral will occur in Mt. Gilead Friday
morning at 10 o'clock. Burial in the Mt. Gilead
J. Murray Garber,
one of Mt. Vernon's well known
citizens, died Monday evening at 7:30 at the home of Dr.
and Mrs. L. W. Armentrout, West Chestnut street, after
an illness of several weeks' duration. Mr.
Garber was born
in Bellville, Ohio, and was the son of
Ohio State University, graduating from the engineering
department in 1897. For several years he was employed in
the drafting department, with the Mt. Vernon Bridge
company. Fifteen years he spent in Pittsburgh and
Philadelphia, returning to Mt. Vernon two years ago last
November. Since that time he has been with the bridge
Garber was united in marriage October 22,
Miss Lina Armentrout, who with one son,
Lyman, a student at Denison university, survive him. He
is also survived by his mother, three sisters and two
brothers. Mr. Garber was a member of the four Masonic
lodges of Mt. Vernon and of the Society of Military
Engineers. During the Great war Mr. Garber volunteered
his services and was stationed at Hog Island in the
engineering department. The funeral services will occur
at the home, No. 13 West Chestnut street, Wednesday
evening, at 7:30 o'clock, Rev. Donald Wonders, rector of
St. Paul's Episcopal church, and
Rev. S. J. Cleeland,
pastor of the First Baptist church, officiating.
Jan. 17, 1922
Adah Dearringer, widow of
at the home of of her daughter,
Mrs. M. C. Wolfred, in
Pike township, Friday night at 10:00 o'clock, following
a three days' illness of pneumonia. The deceased was 82
years of age and is survived by the following children:
Mrs. M. C. Wolfred, L. S. Dearringer, Columbus road,
H. Dearringer, 1112 North Mulberry street, with whom
Dearringer made her home. Also by four
grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. The funeral
services will be held Monday morning at 10 o'clock at
the home of
Burial in Mound View cemetery.
John H. Gansert, a
well-known machinist of Mt. Vernon, died at 4:15
Saturday morning at his home, 303 West Gambier street.
He had been ill for nearly two years with a complication
born in Plymouth on August 3, 1864, but had been a
resident of Mt. Vernon for 40 years. He is survived by
his wife, four sisters and one brother, namely:
Lillian Sanders of
Willard, Mrs. Fred
Ludolph of Chicago,
Ray of Chicago,
Henry Gansert of Willard.
Gansert was formerly
employed as a machinist at the Hope Forge plant. He was
a member of St. Paul's Episcopal church, of the Moose,
Quindaro lodge, No. 316, I. O. O. F., and of the
Machinists' Union. The funeral will occur Wednesday
afternoon at 2 o'clock at the home, Rev.
officiating. Interment in Mound View cemetery.
Dyer, wife of
Sanford Dyer, of near
Fredericktown, died in the Gallopolis hospital at 12:30
o'clock. Friday afternoon following a stroke of
paralysis. The deceased was 61 years of age and is
survived by her husband and the following brothers:
Starmer of Mt.
Elmer Starmer of Columbus,
Jefferson Starmer of Mt. Vernon and Silvester
Missouri. The remains will reach here this evening and
be taken to the home of
E. A. Poorman, 18 Mansfield
avenue. The funeral will occur Monday.
DANVILLE, Jan. 14 --
Mrs. Susan B. Wander,
aged 65 years, widow of
John B. Wander,
who passed away In April, died at 4 o'clock this morning
at her home near here, after an extended Illness of
dropsy. The deceased was an aunt of
Mrs. H. S. Workman
of Mt. Vernon. Funeral services will be held at 1
o'clock Monday, at the home,
Snyder of Berea officiating.
Burial at the Workman
Seized with a stroke of apoplexy,
Mrs. Lucy Elinor Hoar,
aged 64 years, died in a taxicab on South Main street
Saturday afternoon shortly after 3 o'clock. Medical aid
was summoned, but
Hoar had passed
away before a physician arrived. The body was removed to
the home of the 206 Walnut street.
survived by her husband,
Jesse Hoar, and the
Grace Curran, Leroy
Hoar of Utica,
Hoar of Clinton
Carroll Hoar all of this city. She is survived also
by five brothers and three sisters, and by nine
grandchildren. The funeral services will be held Tuesday
afternoon at 1 o'clock at the Gay street M. E. church,
Rev. A. D. Mink officiating.
Burial in Ebenezer
The body of
Boyd, who died in Akron on
Saturday, will arrive here on Tuesday at 12:30 and will
be taken to the McCormick Chapel, South Main street,
where funeral services will occur at 1:30 o'clock.
Burial at Mound View.
Boyd was well known in this
city and leaves a host of friends here.
of Charles P. Gregory of Mt. Vernon, died at the Masonic
Home, Springfield, O., Sunday morning.
been in the home for several months.
survived by a brother,
Truman A. Davidson
of Mt. Vernon. The remains arrived In Mt. Vernon this
afternoon and were taken to McCormick's chapel, South
Main street, where the services will be held Wednesday
morning at 10:30 o'clock under the auspices of Mt. Zion
lodge, No. 9, F. & A. M of which order
Gregory was tyler for many years.
be made in Mound View cemetery.
Mrs. Lovilla Evelyn Simmons,
wife of T. L. Simmons of Amity, died at 2 o'clock Monday
morning at the family residence after an illness of 48
hours. The cause of
was neuralgia of the heart. The deceased was 66 years of
age and was the daughter of
William E. O'Bryan
is survived by her husband and the following children:
Sylvia Mavis of Amity,
S. D. Simmons
of Mt. Vernon,
Stella M. Gilmore
Davie of Amity
T. L. Simmons of Amity. She
is survived also by one brother, four sisters and 18
grandchildren. The funeral will be held Wednesday
afternoon at 12 o'clock from the residence in Amity.
52 years, wife of
Attorney Lot C. Stillwell,
405 East High Street, this city, died at Mt. Carmel
hospital, Columbus, at 6 p. m. Saturday of a
complication of diseases.
born May 27, 1869, at Lexington, O., and was a daughter
James M. and
November 21, 1891, she was united in marriage with
to this union three children were born, all surviving.
Wendell W. Stillwell
of Mt. Vernon,
Mrs. Madeline Stillwell Maxwell
of Mansfield, and
Mrs. Ruth Stillwell Tudor
of Canton, O. She is also survived by two brothers,
of Kokomo, Ind., and by two sisters.
Mrs. Stillwell has two grandchildren,
Mr. and Mrs. Wendell Stillwell
of this city, and Robert B. Maxwell,
Mr. and Mrs. Richard Maxwell
affiliated with St. Paul's Episcopal church for many
years. The funeral will occur Tuesday afternoon at 2:30
from the residence,
officiating. Interment in Mound View cemetery.
Jan. 20, 1922
DANVILLE, Jan. 19 --
Mrs. Sarah F. Mackey, aged 58
years, wife of
I. E. Mackey of Danville, died at her
home this morning at 1 o'clock, following a stroke of
paralysis. The deceased is survived by her husband, a
Mrs. J. W. Cross
of Brink Haven, and one
Mrs. P. W. Workman of Akron. The funeral
services will be held Saturday at 1:30 o'clock at the
home in Danville.
Mrs. Susie DeBolt,
of B C. DeBolt,
died at her home near Palmyra last Monday noon of a
complication of diseases.
DeBolt was 55 years of age and was quite
well known In Mt. Vernon, where she visited on many
occasions. She is survived by her husband
Bryant C. DeBolt of Palmyra; her mother, Mrs. Lavina Leedy of
Ankenytown and by the following children: Mrs. Paul Reed
Paul DeBolt of near Palmyra,
Gregg of Fredericktown,
Ethel at home. She is survived
also by five sisters and two brothers, namely: Mrs. C.
D. Martin of Ankenytown,
Mrs. C. O. Miller
of Mt. Vernon,
C. B. Leedy of Palmyra,
Mrs. J. C. Hess
Mrs. J. F. Amos of Fredericktown,
Fred Merrin of Mt. Vernon and
Fredericktown. The funeral services will be held at the
Palmyra Christian church Wednesday afternoon at 2
Interment in the Ankenytown cemetery.
Mrs. Myrtle C. Sutton, aged 54 years, wife of
Sutton, died in the city hospital, Newark, Monday
evening as the result of complications resulting from
terrible burns she received at her home in Pataskala on
October 4, when kerosene exploded. She suffered deep
burns over her entire body. Efforts were made to save
her life by skin grafting, but complications resulted
from the inhaling of the flames. Mrs.
Sutton was born in
Knox county, Ohio, on December 28, 1868. She was married
William H. Sutton
in 1888, and immediately took up their residence in
Mr. Sutton was
for years a B. & O. conductor. She is survived by her
husband and six children:
Mrs. R. E. McCann, Roy, Clell
and Jay Sutton
of Newark, and
John of the
Mrs. Bernice Simmonds of Green Cove Springs, Florida. Her mother,
Mrs. Lottie Erwln
of Utica, two sisters, Mrs. Viola Lampson
Mrs. Mollie Meacham
of near Newark, and one brother John Erwin of Newport, Arkansas, also
survive . Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon
at 2 o'clock in the Brethren church at Newark. Burial in
Cedar hill cemetery, Newark.
Mrs. Ida Patterson,
widow of the late
Joseph A. Patterson,
died at 8:30 Wednesday morning at her home in the
McKinley Apartments, West Chestnut street.
Patterson's death was due to organic heart trouble after
an illness of several months. She was the daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. James Alsdorf
and had resided practically all of her life in Mt.
death occurred eight years ago. She is survived by her
Willard A. Patterson of Columbus,
and by one sister,
Miss Jennie Alsdorf, and one brother,
W. Alsdorf, both of Mt. Vernon.
Patterson was a member of the Presbyterian church for
many years. The funeral arrangements will be Friday at
10:30, at the Presbyterian church,
Burial in Mound View cemetery.
BRlNK HAVEN, Jan. 18 -- George
Means, aged 75 years,
residing east of here, died Tuesday afternoon of
pneumonia. He leaves a wife and several sons and
daughters. The funeral Thursday afternoon at the
Tiverton Baptist church.
No funeral arrangements have been completed for
John Wilson, whose
body was found in a rooming house on West High street
Tuesday evening. The man is said to have a sister and
brother residing somewhere in the east. An effort is
being made to communicate with them. In the meantime the
body Is being held at
morgue until relatives can be found. (from the paper
three days later): The funeral of
John Wilson, who died
suddenly last Tuesday evening in the room, of
Timothy Sullivan, 205
West High street, was held Monday morning at 10 o'clock
at the M. E. church in Homer the
Lewis officiating. All efforts to find and locate
relatives of the deceased were fruitless.
Burial was in
the Homer cemetery.
Mrs. Eliza Jane Hutchinson,
aged 77 years, died at her home, 300 Coshocton avenue,
at 11 o'clock Thursday morning following a stroke of
apoplexy. Besides her husband, B. F. Hutchinson,
she is survived by two daughters,
Mrs. Frank Bartlett
Mrs. Delta P. Brown,
and three grandchildren. The funeral services will be
held Saturday at 2 o'clock at the home.
Jan. 24, 1922
CENTERBURG, Jan. 23 --
Ralph Brubaugh, son of
Mrs. William Brubaugh,
who reside near Myers Corners, died at 4:30 yesterday
afternoon after four days' illness of influenza. Besides
his parents, the boy is survived by one sister and four
brothers. Funeral services, and burial will occur at
10:30 o'clock tomorrow in the Lock cemetery,
Mrs. Marietta P. DeWitt, aged 80 years, wife of
died at 3:30 o'clock Sunday morning at the home of her
Mrs. Alfred Horn,
who resides in Liberty township. Death was caused by
bronchial pneumonia, after a few days' illness. She is
survived by her husband and daughter,
Horn; a sister,
Mrs. R. S. Baker
of Morristown, N. J.; and four brothers,
L. Phillips of
J., Frank Phillips
of Denver, Colo.,
Daniel and Nelson, Phillips of Bridger, Mont.
Funeral services will be held at 2 o'clock Wednesday
afternoon at the Presbyterian church in Chesterville.
Burial in the Chesterville cemetery.
Bennett, aged 75 years, died at the county
infirmary, Bangs, this morning. The remains were brought
to the McCormick chapel, South Main street, to await the
arrival of relatives.
Moore, one Mt.
Vernon's well known citizens, died at 8:30 Sunday
evening at his residence, 802 West Vine street, after an
illness of several months' duration. Death resulted from
a complication of diseases.
Moore was 79
years of age. He was born in Bangor,
Richland county, but removed to Mt Vernon when a
young man. He was was an expert machinist and was
employed at the plant of the
C. & G. Cooper company for
many years. He was a soldier of the late civil war,
serving in Co. A., 90th regiment. He was a member of
Hooker post, No. 21,
G. A. R. The deceased is survived by his wife,
Mrs. Amanda Moore,
and by four children, namely:
Mrs. M. H. Kohl, Frank R. Moore. Harvey J. Moore
Mrs. William C. Appleton,
all of Mt. Vernon. He is also survived by two brothers
and one sister,
Miss Elizabeth Moore.
The funeral services will occur Tuesday afternoon at
1:30 from the late home, West Vine street.
Interment in Mound View cemetery.
Hiram Dewitt Conard, aged 58 years, a well known farmer,
who resided two miles south of Utica, died at 9:15
o'clock Sunday morning at the Mt. Vernon hospital, where
he has been a patient for several weeks. Death was due
to a complication of diseases, after an illness of a
years' duration. The deceased is survived by four
brothers, Dr. C. K. Conard
of this city, J. M. Conard
George Conard of
Clinton Conard of Utica, and three sisters,
Mrs. Charles Weaver
Miss Amanda Conard
of Newark and
Mrs. M. D. Reed
of Utica. Funeral services will occur at 1:30 o'clock
Tuesday afternoon at the home near Utica.
Burial will be made in the Utica cemetery.
Mrs. William George of
the Kinney road has received word of the death of her
Mr. S. B. Rowley,
which occurred recently at his home in Ill., from
Mr. Rowley was
81 years of ago. He was born in Mt. Vernon on July 29,
1840, and resided here for many years. At the outbreak
of the civil war he enlisted in this city in Co. B, 4th
Ohio Volunteers and served 17 months in the war. He was
of Mt. Vernon. His wife and one daughter survive. The
deceased was a son of Horace Rowley and a nephew of
Jerome Rowley. He removed from Mt. Vernon about 45 years
Miss Jane Bricker,
housekeeper for the
Rev. L. W. Mulhane
for many years, died Monday morning at 10 o'clock at
Mercy hospital after an illness of one week's duration,
Death was due to a complication of diseases.
Miss Bricker has no
near relatives living in Mt. Vernon. It was announced at
the hospital. The date of the funeral has not been
fixed, pending arrival of relatives from out of the
Columbus, a niece, has already arrived.
Jan. 27, 1922
MT. LIBERTY, Jan. 21 -- Mrs. Mary Ann Gilbert,
aged 78 years, wife of
William Gilbert, died
at 8 o'clock this morning at her home here, following a
stroke of paralysis sustained last Thursday. The
deceased leaves her husband and one daughter,
Bert Gardner of this
place, and one sister,
Litt Burkeholder of Mt.
DANVILLE, Jan. 24 --
Nazor, aged 71,
a well-known resident of this place, who had been
engaged in the grocery business here for the past 40
years, died at 4 o'clock this morning at his home. Death
was caused by pneumonia, after an illness of one week.
The deceased is survived by two daughters, Mrs.
W. B. Payne of this
place and Mrs. W. B. Robinson
of Columbus, and by two
Nazor of Ontario, O., and
Shelby. Funeral services will be conducted at 10:30
o'clock Thursday morning at the M. E. church,
Rev. R. H. Williams
officiating. Burial will be made in the
Workman cemetery. The
services will be under direction of the Danville Masonic
lodge, of which the deceased was an active member.
Hall, widow of
Monday morning at her home in Newark. The deceased was
born in Gambier, Knox county, Feb. 3, 1852, and was --
years of age. She is survived by five children. The
funeral services, at the home in Newark Wednesday after
noon at 2 o'clock. Burial in
Cedar Hill cemetery, Newark.
Mrs. Sarah R. Gossage,
aged 76 years, wife of
William Gossage, died at 10 o'clock Wednesday morning at her
home on the Granville road, of heart trouble. Besides
her husband, Mrs.
Gossage leaves two sisters,
Nichols of Wheeling, W. Va., and
Mountain View, W. Va. The body will be shipped to
Wheeling Thursday for funeral services and burial.
Mrs. Sadie Goines
of this city received a telephone message late Wednesday
evening announcing the sudden death of her sister,
at her home in Lima.
message stated, passed away at 11:30 p. m. after a brief
illness. The cause was not given.
McGruder was a
native of Mt. Vernon being a daughter of the late
Mr. and Mrs. Milton Newman.
She grew to young womanhood here and was married here to
Subsequently the family removed from Mt. Vernon and for
the past 14 years have lived at Lima.
McGruder is survived by a son and a
daughter, several grand children and by two sisters,
Goines of Mt. Vernon.
She was a member of the Baptist church at Lima. The body
is to be brought to Mt. Vernon for burial Friday
evening. The arrangements for the funeral are not yet
Jan. 31, 1922
Burgess Clements, aged 67
years, died at his home in Monroe township on Monday
morning at 3:20 o'clock following two weeks' illness of
a complication of diseases. Besides his wife, Mrs.
Bell Clements he is
survived by a brother, C. Clements on Wooster road and
two Mrs. Frank
Fredericktown and Mrs.
Wooster road. The funeral service will be held at 2
o'clock Thursday at Ebenezer church, Rev. A. B.
Burial in Ebenezer cemetery.
After an illness of many weeks from physical
infirmities, the Hon.
for many years a well known and prominent member of the
Knox county bar, died Monday morning at 5 o'clock at his
home on East High street. Frank
Moore, attorney, was
born in Richland county April 16, 1852. When a child of
five years of age he accompanied his parents to Mt.
Vernon, this city remaining his home all the subsequent
years of his life. He was educated in the Mt. Vernon
schools and graduated from the high school. Following
his graduation, he entered the law office of Cooper,
& Mitchell and
began the study of law. Upon his admission to the bar he
formed a partnership with the late Col. W. C.
Cooper which relation
continued unbroken until the death of Col.
Cooper in 1902.
Subsequently he formed another law partnership with the
late Judge J. B. Waight,
which relation likewise continued unbroken until the
death of Judge
Waight in 1914.
Following the death of Judge
Waight he formed a partnership with
Walter J. Sperry,
which association now is terminated by the death of
In 1876 Mr.
Moore was elected
prosecuting attorney of Knox county in which office he
served two terms with distinction to the county and
credit to himself. He was a man of high ability, well
read and versed in the law, a sound and prudent
counselor. In 1880 Mr.
Moore was united in
marriage to Miss
Struble of Fredericktown, who died in 1894. Subsequently
he married, in 1906, Miss Eleanor Crumley,
who survives him. He is survived also by one brother,
and by one sister, Miss
both of this city. He was for many years a member of the
Presbyterian church and also was identified with the
several Masonic bodies of Mt. Vernon. The funeral
services will be held at the home on East High street,
on Thursday afternoon at 1:30 o'clock, the services
being conducted by Rev. W. H. Shields,
assisted by Rev. A. D. Mink.
Burial will be in Mound View cemetery.
aged 70 years, died at 1 o'clock Friday morning at his
home, 601 West Vine street, following a attack of
Cunningham was taken
suddenly ill and before a physician arrived he had
passed away. The deceased was a well-know carpenter of
this city and was a member of the Carpenter's Union. He
is survived by his wife, Mrs. Anna Cunningham;
three daughters, Mrs. C. C. Evans
of Detroit, Mich., Mrs. Bernice Bunting
of Tulsa, Okla. Mrs. G. Mahaffey
of this city and by two brothers, Harry
Knightstown Ind., and one sister, Mrs. Luther Locke of
The eleven-month-old child of Mr. and Mrs. Ray
Morey, who reside at
601 North Sandusky street, died at 1 o'clock Saturday
afternoon at the home.
Word was received in the city Friday announcing the news
of the death of' Mrs. Jennie Dixon
at her home in Springfield, Ohio. The deceased, who was
a sister of Mrs. Edwin H. Hill
of Mt. Vernon, formerly resided in this city and was
very well known here. She was about 70 years of age. Her
death was due to a complication of diseases. The funeral
will occur at Springfield Saturday afternoon at 2
o'clock. Interment in Springfield cemetery.
Mrs. Edna Millard, widow of
Millard, and daughter
of Mrs. Frederick D. Sturges
of Mt. Vernon died Saturday evening at her home in New
London, Conn. She had been ill since the latter part of
Millard was well known
in Mt. Vernon where she resided for many years. She is
survived by her mother, Mrs.
and one sister, Mrs.
Cooper, both of Mt. Vernon,
and one daughter, Mrs.
of New London, Conn. Mr.
occurred about two years ago. The funeral occurred
Monday afternoon at Utica, N. Y., the former home of
Mr. and Millard.
Interment was made at Utica.
Grasbaugh, aged 83 years, died at 2:45
o'clock Monday afternoon at her home, 619 East Hamtramck
street, of a complication of diseases. She is survived
by three daughters and one son. The body will be shipped
to Cuyahoga Falls, Tuesday, for funeral services and