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GENERAL DEATHS COURT MARRIAGES OBITUARIES
Source:  Pike County Republican
Dated: Sept. 26, 1872:

DIED:
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 State

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)

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