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National Intelligencer
Jul. 10, 1830
Ingham, Samuel D
., formerly from Western New York, who emigrated to Ohio several years ago, died at Gnadenhutten, Ohio, 23 June after falling in the river.

Source:  Cincinnati Daily Gazette - Ohio
Dated: 07-23-1867
     The New Philadelphia Advocate says an old man named Boyd recently died near Urichsville, Tuscarawas county, Ohio, who had hid away in his house $2,150.50 in gold, about $1,510 in silver and coppers, and a considerable sum in greenbacks.
Source: The New Philadelphia Times
Dated: January 18, 1894
Nicholas Lorenz died Monday night, January 8, 1894, at his home in the Stone Creek settlement of pneumonia, agd 81 years.  Mr. Lorenz was born in Prussia in 1813, and emigrated to this country in 1840, settling in Tuscarawas county where he lived until his death.  He was married to Catharine Bentor in 1845.  Eleven children were born to them: John, Abraham, Nicholas, Casimer, Jacob, Elizabeth, Catherine, Mary, Louisa, Phoebe and Margaret.  Mr. Lorenz was an energetic and industrious man and a member of the United Church at Phillipsburg from which place he was buried.  The service being conducted by Reverend Lohman.
NOTE:  Abraham Lorenz, brother of the late Nicholas Lorenz of near Phillipsburg, died on Friday evening January 12th, 1894, aged 84 years.  His death was attributed to pneumonia.  He was buried at the Phillipsburg Cemetery.  The funeral service being conducted by Reverend Lohman.
Source: The New Philadelphia Times
Dated: March 1, 1894
Henry Steese, a well known farmer, died on his farm in Monroe Township, Friday last.  He was born in Tuscarawas county, June 11, 1836, and hence was in his 58th year.  He grew to manhood in Tuscarawas county, and in 1859, was married to Miss Mary A. Maughimam.  To this union were born the following children:  Mrs. Elizabeth West, Miss Sarah, Mrs. Louisa Minks, Margaret A. (Deceased), Miss Alice, John F. (Deceased), and Henry M.  In 1863 Mr. Steese bought the farm of 130 acres upon wihch he died, and removed to this county.  He was an honest man and an honored citizen.  He was a member of the Lutheran Church and a life-long Democrat.
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