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Source: Daily Inter-Ocean
Date: July 21, 1896
Mrs. Perry Blake.
     Lake, Ind., July 20 - Special Telegram - Mrs. Perry Blake, one of the oldest settlers in Porter County, died today.  She was born Jan 6, 1828, in Sandusky County, Ohio, was married March 15, 1856, and had lived in Potter County continuously for sixty-three years.

Source: Duluth News-Tribune - Minnesota
Date: June 11, 1916
(Transcribed by Sharon Wick)

MRS. SOMERSHEILD'S BODY TAKEN TO HURON, OHIO.
    
The body of Mrs. Jennie May Somershield, wife of Marcus I. Somershield, superintendent of the Great Lakes Dock & Coal company, was taken last night to her home in Huron for burial.
     Mrs. Somershield died at the residence, 1205 North Seventeenth street, yesterday, following a short illness.  She was 29 years old and lived in Superior for the last three years.
     Besides her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Silas McConnell of Huron, and her husband, she is survived by two sisters and one brother, all of Huron.  Undertaker J. E. Nicol had charge of the arrangements.

Source:  Riverside Independent Enterprise (Riverside, CA) Page: 1
Dated: Jan. 19, 1922
ELEVEN OF 25 HEROES LOST THEIR LIVES
Attempts to Save Others Proves Fatal in Some Cases.
MEDALS ARE AWARDED
Appropriations are Made For Educational Purposes.
BY ASSOCIATED PRESS
     PITTSBURGH, Jan. 18.  - Eleven of the 25 persons who were today formally recognized by the Carnegie Hero Fund commission as heroes in civil life, lost their lives while attempting to save others.  Of the 25 medals awarded, four were of silver, and pensions aggregating $7,320 a year, were granted.  One hero suffered such injuries that he was given $500 as a disability benefit.  In five cases awards aggregating $8,000 were appropriated for educational purposes in the nine cases, awards aggregating $9,000 were made for other worthy causes.  The commission also granted $3500 to the dependents of four persons who lost their lives.
     The awards follow:

[OTTAWA CO., OHIO]
     Clarence Henry, 213 Eighteenth street, Toledo, Ohio, silver medal.  Henry died trying to save two boys from drowning at Port Clinton, Ohio, July 4, 1921.
     Howard E. Hawk, 1012 Rawson Place, Fremont, Ohio, silver medal.  Hawk died attempting to save two boys from drowning at Port Clinton, Ohio, July 4, 1921.
[LOUDON CO., TENN]
     William D. Nichols, Lenoir City, Tenn., silver medal, Nichols died trying to save Lee Huffman from suffocation in a well at Lenoir City, September 29, 1921.
[DAUPHIN CO., PA.]
     Warren A. Hoy, Elizabethville, Pa., silver medal.  Hoy died trying to save three tunnel workers at Rausch Creek, Pa., January 21, 1921.
[WALLINGFORD CO., CT]
     Julius Hassel, North Farms, Wallingford, Conn., bronze medal.  Hassel, age 15, died trying to save Nathan Dorman from drowning at Wallingford, August 12, 1920.
[NEW YORK CITY, NY]
     Henry Deninkamp, 324 East 50th street, New York city, bronze medal.  Deninkamp died trying to have two girls from drowning at Deal Beach, N. J., August 22, 1919.
[HARRIS CO., TX]
     Leon Hassel Brewer, 1612 Labranch street, Houston, Texas, bronze medal.  Brewer died trying to save a farmer from drowning at Waco, Texas, September 6, 1920.
[FAYETTE CO., IN]
     Michael J. Risch, R. D., No. 6, Connersville, Ind., bronze medal.  Risch died trying to have a farmer from drowning at Milton, Ind., July 31, 1921.
[SOUTH BOSTON, MA]
     William H. Goff,,,,, 819 East Broadway, South Boston, Mass., bronze Medal.  Goff died trying to save a bridge carpenter from drowning at Biddeford, Maine, September 24, 1920.
[STRAFFORD CO., NH]
     Walter Perkins, 256 Washington street, Dover, N. H., bronze medal.  Perkins, a railroad conductor, died trying to save C. William Kelly from being killed by a train at North Berwick, Maine, Oct. 11, 1921.
[VERMONT]
     Walter D. Wheeler, St. Johnsbury, Center, Vt., bronze medal.  Wheeler died trying to save a girl from downing at St. Johnsbury Center, July 2, 1921.
[VERMONT]
     David C. Liff, Mt. Sterling, Ohio, bronze medal.  Liff saved two children from their burning home at Era, Ohio, January 8, 1919.
[CONNECTICUT]
     John Reed Helfrick, 250 Fitch street, Westville, New Haven, Conn., bronze medal.  Helfrick tried to save a brother lineman from being burned at New Haven, Mar. 2, 1919.
[NEW YORK]
     J. Albert Kelk, St. John's Hospital, Brooklyn, N. Y., bronze medal.  Kelk tried to save a boy from drowning at Cairo, N. Y., June 18, 1919.
[PENNSYLVANIA]
     Ivan Podrebarac, 7317 Burton street, Swissvale, Pa., bronze medal.  Podrebarac attempted to save his master mechanic from suffocation in a nit at Swissvale, Pa., June 5, 1817.
[PENNSYLVANIA]
     Elmer W. Killcrece.  Homestead street, Swissville, Pa., bronze medal.  Killcrece attempted to save Ivan Podrebarac from suffocation in a pit at Swissvale, Pa., June 5, 1917.
[MINNESOTA]
     John Robert McAllister, Pine River, Minn., bronze medal McAllister, age 15, saved a school boy from drowning at Pine River, Minn., July 26, 1919.
[BOSTON, MA]
     Isabel England, 38 Hemenway street, Boston, Mass., bronze medal.  Miss England, age 14, saved a woman from drowning at Bryant Pond, Maine, August 24, 1918.
[MINNESOTA]
     Lenneth E. Long, Merifield, Minn., bronze medal.  Long, age 11, saved a woman from drowning at Merrifield, August 10, 1918.
[OHIO]
     George Lee Stults, R. D. No. 3, Radner, Ohio, bronze medal.  Stults, age 15, stopped a runaway team at Magnetic Springs, Ohio, October 21, 1919 and prevented it from colliding with an omnibus in which were 19 children.
[CONNECTICUT]
     Robert Stewart 42, William street, New Haven, Conn., bronze medal.  Stewart, a street car conductor, tried to save a child from electric shock, at New Haven, August 14, 1918.
[SANDUSKY CO., OH]
     Lyle Allen Willard, 832 Stilwell avenue, Fremont, Ohio, bronze medal.  Willard tried to save a man from drowning at Port Clinton, Ohio, July 4, 1921.
     Emery J. Meinke, 1028 White avenue, Fremont, Ohio, bronze medal.  Meinke tried to save a man from drowning at Port Clinton, Ohio, July 4, 1921.
[PENNSYLVANIA]
     Peter C. Rumpt, Tremont, Pa., bronze medal.  Rumpf helped to save two men from suffocation at Rausch creek, Pa., January 21, 1921.
[NEW JERSEY]
     Frank Carter, 25 Hudson street, Fort Lee, N. J., bronze medal.  Carter saved a man from suffocation at Rausch Creek, Pa., January 21, 1921.

NOTE:  This was also published in Duluth News-Tribune (Duluth, MN) Vol: 53  Issue: 250  Page: 1 dated Jan. 19, 1922

Source: Plain Dealer (Cleveland, OH) Page: 17
Dated: Feb. 20, 1917
FREMONT, Feb. 19. - Mrs. Mary Cookson, 88, died today.  She is survived by three sons and a daughter.

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