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Source: Dayton Transcript
Dated: Oct. 16, 1844 - Wednesday
    
Craighead, Richard, infant son of Dr. J. B. Craighead age 21 months died Friday October 4, of croup.
Source: Dayton Transcript
Dated: Saturday, November 2, 1844
     Haskins, Charles, Sen., died Harrison township, Wednesday last of appoplexy.
Source: Dayton Transcript
Dated: Saturday, November 30, 1844
     Silas Ondit Byrom, age 23 days (Saturday, November 30, 1844)
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     Mrs. Margaret Edgar consort of late Robert Edgar died in 72nd year died Monday November 26. 
Source: Dayton Transcript
Dated:
Wednesday, Dec. 25, 1844
     John M. Bower, died Sunday last.
(There was court case of the State of Ohio vs. Wm. Carr - manslaughter argument in bloody 4th ward of Dayton between Carr and Bower.  Bower resides Harrison twp. & was German - argument over lection Bower died result of hemorrage - Carr not guilt of manslaughter but assault & battery) (Sat. May 10, 1845)
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     Samuel G. Spicknall, age 27 years died Sunday 15.
Source: Dayton Transcript
Dated:
Wed. January 8, 1845
     Samuel J. Burky, native of Philadelphia, recent citizen of Lancaster, Ohio, died age 68 years this city 6th inst., funeral at residence on 6th St.
Source: Dayton Transcript
Dated:
Wed. Jan. 15, 1845)
     Jacob Stutsman died last Wednesday resides 2nd St. (Sat. Jan. 11, 1845)  Jacob Stutsman native of Maryland born 4 Jan. 1801 and died 8th, inst. 44 years 4 days.  Came to Dayton 34 years ago.  Leaves widow and 4 children.
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     Capt. Richard P. Kylen of Dayton while engaged in breaking ice on the canal on 27th. ult. just above town fell overboard & drowned.  Found on Sunday & buried in Church yard.  Said to have relatives in Michigan.
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Robert Edgar George, son of Augustus and Anna D. George, died 14 inst.
 
Source: Dayton Transcript
Dated: Wednesday, April 23, 1845
    
Mrs. Seely wife of Morris Seely of this city died Friday.
Source: Dayton Transcript
Dated: Wednesday, May 7, 1845
    
Thomas Spratt died 2 February last in Green County, Ohio age 53 years
Source: Dayton Transcript
Dated: May 14, 1845
  
  Mrs. Tobias wife of John Tobias of near Miamisburg died April 1845.
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     Dr. Samuel Hays, died at Hyattsville, Miami County, Friday 2 inst. age 42 years.
Source: Dayton Transcript
Dated: Saturday, May 24, 1845
    
Miss Susan Rosanna Patterson, age 15 years, 10 months 3 days died in this city 22 inst.
Source: Dayton Transcript
Dated: Wednesday, May 28, 1845
    
Mrs. Lucretia Adams, wife of Dennis Adams Jr. of Piqua died at residence of mother Mrs. McCorkle in Piqua, on Saturday 24 inst.
Source: Dayton Transcript
Dated: Wednesday, June 25, 1845
    
Miss Mary Comly died Sunday last age 25 years.
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     Capt. Leverett W. Davis age about 37 years son of Brig. Gen. Davis of New York who died during late was with Great Britain at Ft. Erie.  Capt. David died Greenvield, Hron Co., Ohio 4th inst.  Surv. wife.
Source: Dayton Transcript
Dated: July 2, 1845
    
Rev. Robert Bellville late of Delaware aged 55 years died Saturday last at residence of brother in law Horace Rease, Esq.
Source: Dayton Transcript
Dated: Wednesday, July 9, 1845
    
Peter Alghinbaugh of Dayton died Wednesday 2 July.  Born Berlin, Adams Co., Pa. March 31, 1777.  In 1810 had mercantile business in Chambersburg.  Business failed and in 1830 opened hardware business in Dayton.  2 children died here before he left Pa. he buried the mother of his family and one of his oldest sons.  Buried in the new cemetery Thurs. 3rd inst.
Source: Dayton Transcript
Dated: Saturday, July 12, 1845
     
Mrs. Nancy Barney wife of Benjamin Barney, Esq. died Harrison twp. Sunday July 5 aged 61 years.
Source:  Daily Inter Ocean
Date: Sep. 26, 1887


DRANK 22 WHISKIES, AND DIED.
An Ohio Man Disposes of 5-Cent Whisky, with Fatal Effect.
DAYTON, Ohio, Sept. 25, - George Zeigler
last evening stopped in a corner grocery where Daniel Alexander agreed to pay for all the liquor Zeigler would drink.
     Zeigler drank twenty-two glasses of 5-cent whisky, walked 200 yards toward home, sat down, and died.
(Transcribed by Sharon Wick)
Source: Bellevill News-Democrat
Date: May 30, 1912

AEROPLANE INVENTOR IS DEAD.
Wilbur Wright Died in Dayton, Ohio Thursday.
Dayton, Ohio, May 30. - Wilbur Wright,
inventor of the Wright aeroplane, died at his home here at 3 o'clock this morning.  He was ill ten days with typhoid fever.  The end came peacefully and relatives surrounded the bedside of the inventor.  He was born in Millvill, Ind. in 1867, and formerly conducted a bicycle shop in this city.  He then took up inventing flying machines and made his first successful flight in 1903.  He won great honors abroad for his inventions.  His latest invention was the gliding machine, which stays in the face of the wind.

Source:  The Lima News - Ohio
Dated: Thursday Jan. 5, 1950

CLYDE R. ROCKHIL, 67 of 1217 E. Second St., Dayton, died at 6:30 p.m. in a Dayton rest home following an illness of four days.  Mr. Rockhill was born in Rockport on Oct. 23, 1882 and had made his residence in Lima and Dayton for several years.  He was a member of the Rockport Methodist Church.  Surviving are a sister Mrs. W. H. Joseph and several nieces and nephews.  The body will remain at the Chiles and Son Funeral Home for services at 1:00 p.m. Saturday.  The Rev. Willard Thomas will officiate and burial will be at Blue Lick Cemetery.
(NOTE:  Blue Lick Cemetery is in Allen County, Ohio)
(contributed by Norita Moss)
Source: The Lima News, Tuesday, Nov. 11, 1947
HARLEY M. ROCKHILL.
Funeral services will be Wednesday afternoon in the Wayne Funeral Home in Dayton for Harley H. Rockhill 60, formerly of Lima, who died Saturday in Miami Valley Hospital, Dayton, of injuries received when a truck struck him.  Rockhill reportedly was walking on the Harshmanville Road near Dayton when the accident occurred.  He was born in Rockport and had resided in Dayton for 19 years.  Surviving are his widow, Mary; a sister Mrs. Sylvia Joseph, Route 1; and a brother Clyde, Dayton.  Burial will be in Blue Lick Cemetery.
(NOTE:  Blue Lick Cemetery is in Allen County, Ohio)
(contributed by Norita Moss)

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