|Source: Pike County Republican
Dated: Sept. 26, 1872:
In Waverly, at the residence of her son-in-law, D. D.
T. Hard, Sept. 22, 1872, Widow Clarissa Puffer,
aged 78 years, 1 month and 7 days.
Mrs. Puffer was born in the State of Connecticut, Aug.
15, 1794. She was left an orphan at three years of
age. She was married to Richard Puffer, in the
of New York, in 1814. They emigrated to Ohio in
1837, and settled in Richmondale, Ross County. Mrs.
Puffer died trusting in the Lord, and her end was peace.
Also, Sept. 24, Mrs. Rosanna, wife of John Myers,
Sr., aged 63 years and 9 months. Mrs. Myers
was a native of Baden, in Germany. The family came to
this country in 1847, and have lived at Portsmouth and in
this town ever since.
In Seal Township, of consumption, Wednesday, Sept. 11,
Boston Springfloat, son of H. Springfloat,
gate-keeper at the Scioto bridge, aged about 22 years.
In Pebble Tp., Sept. 18, of consumption, Frederick
McBee, aged 46 years. Mr. McBee was a
member of the I. O. O. F. and was buried by Lansing Lodge
No. 369, of Waverly. The remains were interred on his
farm in Benton Township.
In Mifflin Tp., Sept. 13, of consumption, John
Kneisley, son of the late Jacob Kneisley, aged
about 22 years.
|Source: The News-Sentinel
Jul. 29, 1921
Funeral of Ohio Pioneer
PAYNE, Ohio, July 29. - Funeral services for Mrs. J. K.
Price, aged 80 years who died Saturday at the home of her
daughter, Mrs. F. O. Craig, were held Monday at the
local M. E. church. Mrs. Price was a pioneer
resident of Benton Twp. and until one year before her death
was active in church, literary and social circles in that
community. The aged husband, three sons, two daughters,
several grandchildren and great grandchildren survive.
Six grandsons acted as pallbearers.
(Transcribed by Sharon Wick)