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I.R. Sept. 29, 1887
Also note: Some of these obituaries are quite long in their actual form and have been condensed for this publication. Thank you, Sharon Kouns.
completed July 29, 1852 -July 20, 1854 deaths & marriages
completed July 19, 1860 – Oct. 18, 1860 deaths & marriages on computer
completed July 24, 1856 – July 15, 1858 deaths & marriages on computer
completed Jan. 14, 1858 – Mar. 25, 1858 deaths & marriage
completed deaths from Ironton Journal Sept. 1, 1869 through December 28, 1870
BAER, JACOB—–I.R. MAR. 01, 1866
Married at the Sheridan House on the 22nd inst., by Rev. L. Hall, Jacob Baer, of Scioto county and Nancy Walker, of Wayne county, WV.
BAGLEY, W. H.—–I.R. NOV. 03, 1870
Marriage license issued to W. H. Bagley and Emily Kountz.
BAILEY,—–I.R. AUG. 09, 1888
Died – Aug. 2, daughter of Platt Bailey, aged 4 months.
BAILEY, RICHARD—–I.R. FEB. 08, 1932
Of Coal Grove, 24 day old son of Mr. and Mrs. Homer Bailey. Burial at Zoar cemetery.
BAIRD, MAJOR—–I.R. MAR. 24, 1887
Maj. Baird, of Ripley, father of Mrs. Jno. W. Campbell, died last Sunday night. He had been in declining health for many months. Major Baird was a splendid man, and his death will be universally regretted.
BAIRD, SAMUEL—–I.R. NOV. 08, 1877
Died at Baird Furnace, Perry County, last Saturday. Well known in this community. He lived here in 1854, stockholder in the Nail Mill. Went from here to Zanesville; where he was prosperous in the iron business, thence to Columbus, then to Perry Co. His property was worth probably about $100,000. The leaves four children, one of them married. At the time of his death his wife was dangerously ill.
BAKER, BERRY—–I.R. JUL. 22, 1886
Died Jul. 10, 1886 at Buckhorn Furnace, Ohio; age 23 years.
BAKER, ROBERT—–I.R. JUL. 02, 1857
An old citizen of Greenup county, Ky., committed suicide by hanging himself about 10 days since. Cause said to be unknown.
BALDWIN, EUGENE—–I.R. NOV. 24, 1887
Marriage license issued to Eugene Baldwin and Maggie A. Payne.
BALL, CHARLES E.—–I.R. SEPT. 27, 1877
A pleasant wedding – The nuptials of Miss Ida A. Mitchell and Mr. Charles E. Ball were celebrated at the M. E. Church last Wednesday morning.. . performed by the bride’s father, Rev. James Mitchell, assisted by Rev. P. B. Davis and Rev. C. C. McCabe, D. D. . . .
BALL, FRANK—–I.R. OCT. 06, 1887
Crushed to Death – Two lives lost – Frank Ball and Wiley G. Bazel had been killed by the falling frame work of a stock house that they were building at Pinegrove furnace. Frank Ball was an old German who lived on Ice Creek not far from Rockcamp. Funeral occurred at the Pinegrove Catholic Church.
BALL, GEORGE—–IET. JUL. 15, 1927
Died Jul. 09, 1927 at Ellisonville, Oh., age 83 years. Civil War veteran. Died at the home of a distant relative, Frank Powell. Survived by a niece, Mrs. P. G. Justice of Dover, Ohio, whom he adopted and reared, and by a brother, Hardy Ball of Center Station.
BALL, MRS. MARY E.—–I.R. MAY 31, 1900
Died May, 1900 age 87 years of infirmities of age. “Grandma” Ball, former resident of Ironton, left children: Mrs. H. Earton of Barnesville; Madison H. Ball of St. Louis; Hiram and Emery Ball.
BALL, T. B.—–I.R. APR. 14, 1898
Died last Friday. Came to Ironton in 1869. He also lived in Madison, Wisconsin and in Florida. Occupation: Druggist. Born: 1837 Belmont County, Oh. and was 61 years old. He married in 1872 to Miss Sarah Cory, daughter of Dr. B. F. Cory. She died several years ago but two daughters and a son are left to mourn. Funeral occurred at the residence on Olive Street. Interment at Woodland.
I.R. Feb. 16, 1893 – T. B. Ball is in the insurance business – a partner with his brother-in-law, Pearl Davis, at Cincinnati, in the Manhattan Life. T. B. is a man of affairs and will gracefully glide from drugs to life insurance.
BALL, MRS. WILLIAM—–M. I. NOV. 6, 1923
Mrs. William Ball was laid to rest in Woodland cemetery Sunday after services had been held at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Hill at 1318 South Ninth Street.
BALLARD, MAJ. BLAND—–I.R. SEPT. 15, 1853
Maj. Bland Ballard, one of the pioneers of Kentucky, died at his residence in Shelby county, on the 5th inst., aged 93 years. He settled in Kentucky in 1779.
BALLARD, MRS. CASSANDRA—–I.R. MAR. 02, 1876
Died Feb. 22, 1876 near Wadesburg, Mo., age 53 years the wife of John Ballard.
BALLARD, CHARLES—–IWR FEB. 11, 1893
The remains of Charles Ballard, who died at Sciotoville of typhoid fever, were brought to this city Saturday for burial at Newton cemetery. On account of the character of the disease which prohibited the conveying of the corpse by train it was brought here in a wagon. The family followed on the noon train.
BALLARD, JAMES R.—–I.R. MAY 21, 1857
Died in Ashland, on the 9th inst., of consumption, James R. Ballard, aged 21y4m5d.
BALLARD, JESSE—–I.R. FEB. 24, 1853
Married on the 13th inst., near Coal Grove, by Rev. Wm. W. Davidson, Mr. Jesse Ballard to Mrs. Martha Mayhew.
BALLARD, JOHN W.—–I.R. MAY 04, 1876
Jno. W. Ballard, formerly foreman at Wise & Co.’s saw mill, left for Texas, last Monday. He took his family with him, and will reside there. His object is to go into the carpentering business. He deserves prosperity.
BALLARD, MRS. LENA—–I.R. JUN. 30, 1887
Died June 20, Mrs. Lena Ballard, aged 26 years.
BALLARD, LILLIE—–I.R. APR. 21, 1887
Died April 17, age 17 years.
BALLARD, MRS. MARTHA—–I.R. MAR. 17, 1887
Mrs. Martha Ballard, wife of Jesse Ballard, died at Flora, Ill., February 6th, at the age of 80 years and one month. Mr. Ballard moved to Illinois in 1885. He once owned the Deering farm in this county. Mr. Ballard is still living with his daughter near Flora, and is about 83 years old.
BALLARD, MRS. MARY—–I.R. JUL. 20, 1899
Death of Mrs. Mary Ballard, wife of the late Samuel Ballard died at the home of her son, near this city, last Friday the 14th. She was a native of the county and her age was 81 years. Her husband died in 1860. Funeral took place at Zoar Church and interment was in the cemetery nearby. Mrs. Ballard was the mother of ten children, three of whom survive her, a son James, living here, John, who lives in Kansas, and a daughter Mrs. Deitz of Charleston.
BALLARD, JOHN—–I.R. FEB. 04, 1858
Married on the 27th of January, 1858, at the residence of John Templeton, in Lawrence county, Ohio, by Rev. W. J. Smith, Mr. John Ballard to Miss Amanda James.
BALLARD, RICHARD—–I.R. JAN. 05, 1865
Married on the 3rd inst., at the residence of the bride’s father, by Rev. A. C. Kelley, Mr. Richard Ballard of Coal Grove, Ohio, and Miss Georgie Brown, of Meigs county, Ohio.
BALLARD, STEPHEN—–I.R. OCT. 11, 1900
According to the Catlettsburg Independent, a marriage license was issued there Saturday to Stephen Ballard and Dora Ballard of Ironton.
BALLARD, MRS. WILLIAM—–I.R. FEB. 03, 1898
Mrs. William Ballard who has been ill for some time, passed away last Tuesday. The deceased was 76 years, 8 months and 25 days old. Burial at Woodland. Lived at Deering, Ohio.
BAMER, PAULINE—–IET MAR. 06, 1933
Second of twin – born to Mr. and Mrs. Charles Bamer last week, died at the home Sunday . . . Claudine, the other child passed away Saturday. Burial at Woodland.
BANCROFT, J. F.—–I.R. JAN. 04, 1866
Married at Ashland, Ky., by Esq. Berry, Mr. J. F. Bancroft and Miss Melissa Hatton, both of Boyd Co., KY.
BANDY, JOHN—–SWI. MAY 24, 1907
Ex-Mayor John Bandy of Hanging Rock Dead – His final summons came to him at Denver, Col., where he had gone in search of health. (need to copy rest of obit – leaves a wife nee ?)
BANDY, LAFAYETTE—–I.R. MAY 11, 1871
Died May 05, 1871 near Mt. Vernon Furnace, accidentally killed by rolling log, age 24 years. The son of Esq. Bandy.
BANDY, M. W.—–I.R. APR. 07, 1892
Marriage license issued to M. W. Bandy and Jennie Handley.
BANEHOUSE, MRS.—–I.R. JAN. 07, 1892
Mrs. Banehouse, Mrs. Perry Stewart’s mother, of Symmes township, was buried on Tuesday.
BANFIELD, ALLEN—–I.R. JUN. 10, 1875
Marriage license issued to Allen Banfield and Nancy Blevins.
BANKS, JOHN—–M.I. FEB. 02, 1915
Died Jan. 29, 1915 Ironton, from stab wounds in left side. He was in a fight at home of Walter Silliman near Franklin Furnace, Ohio and Silliman thrust a knife into his left side. Silliman was bound over on murder charge.
BANTY, WILLIAM—–I.R. JAN. 04, 1866
William Banty . . . came to his death, Saturday evening by accidentally walking overboard into the river, while coming from Catlettsburg on the Grey Eagle. . . He served 3 years in the army and made an excellent soldier. We are informed that he had a family in Pittsburg, but there was no intercourse between them.
BARBER, NATHAN—–I.R. SEPT. 29, 1887
Died – Nathan Barber, at Olive Furnace, aged 4 years.
BARD, MRS. ROWENA—–I.R. APR. 08, 1875
Died April 4, age 67 years.
BARDWELL, REV. A.—–I.R. MAR. 10, 1853
Married on the 2nd inst., at Marietta, by Rev. Thomas Wickes, Rev. A. Bardwell, of Hanging Rock, to Miss Mary Ann Wood, of the former place.
BARE, MRS. CLARA—–IET JAN. 25, 1943
Mrs. Clara Null Bare, Tribune correspondent in Waterloo for years, died at her home near Waterloo. She is survived by her mother, Mrs. Augusta Null; three children, Harold of Springfield, Barbara and Wilma at home; these brothers and sisters: Homer, Virgil, George, John Null, Mrs. Mary Roach, Mrs. Anna Drummond, all of Waterloo, Mrs. Mamie Shields, of Jackson, Henry and Edgar of Ironton. Burial in Flag Spring cemetery.
BARKER, JOHN F.—–I.R. OCT. 28, 1875
Died Oct. 24, taken to Portsmouth for interment.
BARNER, SALLY—–I.R. SEPT. 20, 1888
Died – Sept. 14, Sally Barner, aged 73 or 75?.
BARNES, TWIN INFANT—–I.R. JUL. 05, 1888
Died June 28, twin infant children of Albert Barnes.
BARNETT, JAMES—–I.R. JUN. 23, 1853
Died on the 21st inst., Mr. James Barnett, aged about 30.
BARNETT, NATHAN—–I.R. MAY 05, 1853
Married on the 28th of April, by Samuel Layne, Esq., Nathan Barnett, to Elizabeth Jane Cooper, both of Aid Tp.
BARNETT, REV. SAMUEL—–IJRN DEC. 29, 1869
Died Rev. Samuel Barnett who was born in England on November 5, 1819. He emigrated when 11 years old and settled in Philadelphia, Pa. He taught school at Vesuvius Furnace.
BARNETT, WILLIE—–IJRN JUL. 06, 1870
Died last Sunday night, Willie, 6 year old son of Mrs. Barnett, a widow lady, drowned.
BARNHARDT, MRS.—–ISWR APR. 17, 1917
Died in Russell, Ky., of an illness of many months. Buried at Greenup. Survived by husband and five children, Charles, Harry, Bessie, Mrs. L. C. Justice, and Mrs. C. E. Barton, all of Russell. Resident of Greenup for many years.
BARR,—–I.R. DEC. 25, 1879
Died of diphtheria, the son of William Barr.
BARR, MRS. NANCY—–I.R. NOV. 23, 1905
Died Nov. 18, 1905 at McGovney & 5th St., Ironton, Oh., of infirmities of age, age 69y 9m. The wife of Lem. Barr. (need rest of obit)
BARR, WILLIAM H.—–I.R. APR. 28, 1853
Married on the 17th inst., Mr. Wm. H. Barr, and Cynthia Dean, both of this place (Ironton).
BARRETT, ANNIE—–I.R. FEB. 13, 1890
Died – Feb. 11, Annie, infant child of Mike Barrett.
BARRETT, JOHN H.—–I.R. JAN. 21, 1892
John H. Barrett, father of Mr. Barrett, the photographer, died at his home at Burke’s Point, on the 14th, and was buried at Wheelersburg, last Saturday. His age was 74 years.
BARRON, MRS. CATHERINE—–I.R. OCT. 28, 1909
The funeral of Mrs. Catherine Barron, who passed to her reward Wednesday at the age of 62 years, took place Saturday. Interment at Sacred Heart cemetery. Her brother-in-law, Mr. Coughlin, a brother of John Coughlin, of south Third street, came here from St. Bernard, O., to attend the funeral.
BARRY, INFANT—–I.R. SEPT. 01, 1887
Died – child of John Barry, August 27, aged 8 months.
BARRY, MRS. THOS. P.—–I.R. SEPT. 19, 1895
Mrs. Thos. P. Barry, wife of prominent railroad man was buried at Woodland last Tuesday morning. She was the sister of Mrs. Thomas Parker, Mrs. J. F. Austin and Mrs. J. A. Hunter of this city. Mr. Berry came with the remains.
BARTELS, MRS. PENINA (YINGLING)—–I.R. AUG. 25, 1892
She was born at Hanging Rock, O., Dec. 23, 1816, and died at Westerville, O., July 28, 1892, aged 75y7m6d. Her maiden name was Yingling – born and reared on the Yingling farm, where she spent her girlhood days accustomed to all the hardships and privations of those early pioneer times. She was married to David Bartels Nov. 10, 1836(?). After marriage they entered a farm of 160 acres in the wilderness on Storms creek, 3 miles above Vesuvius furnace, where they lived for several years, afterwards moving to the old Bartels homestead 1 1/2 miles above Lawrence furnace where several years were spent in accumulating property and rearing their family – a daughter and 2 sons. Feeling that the educational facilities of that region were insufficient they moved to Westerville, O., in 1862 to give their children the advantages offered by Otterbein University located there. Her husband died in 1875, since which time she has lived with her two children, one, the oldest son having died in the army in 1864.
BARTON, T. J.—–I.R. APR. 21, 1892
Marriage license issued to T. J. Barton and Cora B. Powers.
BARTRAM, CHARLES C.—–I.R. AUG. 03, 1865
Died Aug. 1, 1871 at Millersport of long illness.
BARTRAM, JAMES A.—–I.R. APR. 24, 1862
Died at Putnam, Ohio at the residence of Rev. C. C. McCabe on the 16th inst., James A., infant son of Mark S. and Mattie Bartram, of this place, age 5m 16d.
BARTRAM, JAMES A.—–I.R. MAY 18, 1876
Died May 12, born in Philadelphia, Pa., Oct. 21, 1795.
BARTRAM, JOHN PETERS—–I.R. FEB. 28, 1861
Died in Ironton, on the 25th inst., John Peters, infant son of Mark S. and Martha A. Bartram, aged 9 months and 20 days.
BARTRAM, LEONARD—–I.R. MAR. 19, 1903
Aged 57 years died very suddenly Friday at the home of his brother, Milton Bartram, who resides near Russell, Ky., from heart trouble. The deceased was a veteran of the Civil War and is survived by his wife.
BARTRAM, MARK S.—–I.R. JAN. 20, 1898
Died at his home last Saturday (need to check microfilm for end of article).
I.R. Jan. 20, 1898 – Judge Samuels of Barboursville was here Tuesday to attend the funeral of his brother-in-law, M. S. Bartram.
BARTRAM, MRS. MARTHA (PETERS)—–IDR. JUL. 21, 1921
BARTRAM, OWEN—–I.R. NOV. 24, 1887
Marriage license issued to Owen Bartram and Amelia Bartram.
BARTRAM, WEDDINGTON—–I.R. JUL. 14, 1853
Married on the 12th inst., by J. H. Creighton, Mr. Weddington Bartram to Miss Serilda Bartram, both of Greenup county, Ky.
BARTRAN, CHARLES C.—–I.R. AUG. 03, 1871
BASHAM, ANNA—–I.R. JAN. 06, 1887
Deaths – Dec. 31, 1886 – Anna Basham, aged 12 years.
BASHAM, JOHANNA M.—–I.R. MAR. 22, 1888
Died, March. 16, Johanna M. Basham, aged 39 years.
BASHAM, SARAH—–I.R. FEB. 10, 1887
Deaths – Feb. 6, Sarah Basham, aged 56.
BATES, J. G.—–IET JAN. 28, 1926
Lived 49? South Fifth street. Formerly bookkeeper and manager of the Ironton Punch and Shear Company. He resided in Ironton for the past ten or twelve years. He was born and spent his early life at Rush, Ky., where his parents now reside. Soon after marriage to Miss Essie Thomas of Rush, he moved to Ironton. He is survived by his parents, wife and seven children: Raymond, Murrel, Ruth, Frank, Fred, Edgar and Lester. All children are at home but Raymond, who is attached to the aviation corps at Dayton, Ohio. Several brothers and sisters, all residing in Kentucky and West Virginia, also survive. Mr. Bates was 41 years of age last Oct. 2nd. Interment at Rush, Ky.
BATHAM, MISS JENNIE—–I.R. SEPT. 22, 1892
Miss Jennie Batham died at her home in this city, last Sunday, within a week of the death of her father, John Batham. Miss Batham’s death was caused by typhoid fever. She was engaged for a long time at Mrs. Drury’s millinery store… (another column same paper tells about funeral)
BATHAM, MRS. MARGARET (HOPKINS)—–ISW. MAY 27, 1919
Remains of Mrs. Margaret Batham, wife of Will Batham will arrive in this city Wednesday and taken to her sister, Mrs. Thomas W. Davis, burial at Woodland. She was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William G. Hopkins. Leaves husband and following children: Misses Wilma, Mabel and Jean Batham and John Batham and the following brothers and sisters; Mrs. T. W. Davis of north Fourth street, Mrs. Sam Larimer of Wichita, Kansas, and Will M. Hopkins of Cincinnati.
BATHAM, WM. E.—–I.R. MAR. 15, 1888
Marriage license issued to Wm. E. Batham and Maggie J. Hopkins.
BAUMGARNER, JOSEPH—–I.R. MARC. 16, 1893
Joseph Baumgarner, and old citizen of Haverhill, died last Friday, of paralysis. Age about 65 years old, the son of D. Baumgarner, and was born in the French Grant. He was never married.
BAY, FREDDIE E.—–I.R. OCT. 07, 1880
Died Sept. 28, at Proctorville, Oh., the only son of Capt. Geo. W. and M. M. Bay, age 16 months.
BAY, MRS. WILLIAM—–IET MAR. 20, 1933
Mrs. William Bay, widow of the late Captain Bay, passed away Sunday at St. Paul, Minn., relatives here have been advised. Mrs. Bay, who resided on South Sixth street for many years . . . For several months Mrs. Bay has been visiting with her niece, Mrs. Watt Davidson of St. Paul. She sustained injuries in a fall recently which confined her to bed for several weeks.
BAYLISS, BENJAMIN—–I.R. SEP. 30, 1886
Age 58 years.
BAYS,—– I.R. MAR. 03, 1881
Died in Fayette Twp. last Sunday, small child of Alfred Bays.
BAZEL, WILEY G.—–I.R. OCT. 06, 1887
Crushed to Death – Two lives lost – Frank Ball and Wiley G. Bazel had been killed by the falling frame work of a stock house that they were building at Pinegrove furnace.
BAZELL, CARRIE—–I.R. AUG. 02, 1888
Died July 29, Carrie Bazell, aged 14 mos.
BAZZELL, MRS. MARY E. (WINTERS)—–I.R. FEB. 01, 1906
Died Jan. 28, 1906 at Rock Camp, Ohio of asthma, age 69 years. She was born Jan. 17, 1837, and was married to Capt. J. B. Bazzell, who survived her. Also children: Charles, Hamlin, Frank and Myrtle Bazzell of Rock Camp, and brothers and sisters, William, Charles, Lawson and Amaziah Winters, Mrs. Malinda Brubaker, and Mrs. W. B. Hastings of Sheridan, and G. W. Winters of Howell.
BAZZELL, J. B. Captain—–M.I. FEB. 05, 1916
Died Feb. 4, 1916 in South Point, Ohio of a complication of diseases, age 80 years. He was born Sept. 17, 1836. When the Civil War broke out, he was chosen Captain of Co. K. 5th WVI. He was survived by his aged wife and four children, Charles Bazzell of TN., H. H. Bazzell, R. F. Bazzell, and Myrtle Bazzell, all at home. Funeral services from home of daughter, Mrs. Currington in South Point (I.R. Feb. 06, 1916)
BAZIL, JOSEPH—–I.R. MAR. 06, 1879
Marriage license issued to Joseph Bazil and Polly Abram.
BEALS, MRS. AMELIA——I.R. FEB. 08, 1932
Of Coal Grove, burial at Zoar cemetery.
BEALS, GEORGE W.—–IJRN FEB. 02, 1870
Married January 25th at Wesley Chapel parsonage, by Rev. S. C. Frampton, Geo. W. Beals and Mary A. Laven.
BEALS, JAMES—–I.R. MAY 7, 1896
SHOOTING – Last Sunday morning, James Beals, a section hand on the N. & W., shot five times at his wife at their home on 3rd St. Three shots took effect, two in her head and the third made a dangerous wound in her back. Beals then escaped, but was arrested in the hills between Ironton and Hanging Rock the next day. He is in jail. The murderous assault was the outcome of domestic infelicity. Mrs. Beals may recover.
BEAMAN, MRS. E. C.—–I.R. DEC. 18, 1890
Died at the residence of her son, D. C. Beaman, Denver, Colo., Dec. 13th, 1890, Mrs. E. C. Beaman in the 77th year of her age. Mrs. Beaman was married at Wheelersburg, in October, 1836 to the Rev. G. C. Beaman, who preached at Piketon in Pike Co., and at Burlington, Lawrence Co., for several years; then moved to Iowa and died at at Keosaqua, Van Buren Co., in 1875. Mrs. B. was a sister to William and Janet Crichton of Wheelersburg.
BEAMAN, G. C. REV.—–I.R. NOV. 04, 1875
Died Oct. 26, 1875, at the residence of his son, D. C. Beaman, at Keosauqua, Van Buren Co., Iowa, Rev. G. C. Beaman, aged 76 years. He formerly lived at Burlington, this county, and left there in 1844.
BEARDSLEY, BARTEMUS—–I.R. JUN. 22, 1865
Died in Portsmouth, June 01, 1865, in Lawrence Co., age 60y5m15d Leaves a lonely wife and many friends.
BEATTY, MARY G.—–I.R. MAY 06, 1880
Died May 02, 1880 of a broken limb the wife of G. W. Beatty, buried Kelly Cemetery.
BEATTY, JOSEPH CHESTER—–I.R. AUG. 19, 1880
Died Aug. 04, 1880 the youngest son of Capt. and Mrs. J. E. Beatty.
BEATTY, SAMUEL, Captain—–I.R. JAN. 13, 1881
Died Jan. 09, 1881 at Russell, Ky. of pneumonia. Buried at Woodland. He was born in PA in 1829, and came to Ironton soon after the town was incorporated. At beginning of Civil War, he went into the steamboat business, “and prospered considerably” afterwards kept it and lost much. After the steamboating business he lived in Tennessee for awhile, returning to Ironton about 1875, and operated a feed store. He moved South but returned broken in health the fall before his death. He died at Captain Wayne Carner’s house.
BEATY, MISS FLORENCE EVELYN—–I.R. MAY 19, 1859
Died on the 11th inst., youngest daughter of Samuel and Jane E. Beatty, aged 2y 8m.
BEATY, SAMUEL—–I.R. NOV. 04, 1852
Married on the 1st inst., by Rev. J. Chester, Mr. Samuel Beaty to Miss Jane Carner; all of Ironton.
BECK, MR.—–I.R. AUG. 21, 1879
Died Aug. 18, 1879 at Hecla Furnace of fever.
BECK, INFANT—–I.R. JUN. 23, 1887
Died June 12, child of Earnest Beck.
BECK, JOHN—–I.R. MAY 17, 1866
Died May 12, in Lawrence Co., of Ironton.
BECKETT, INFANT—–I.R. FEB. 11, 1892
Small child of W. C. Beckett was burned so severely it died the next morning. (lived at Russell’s place).
BELCHER,—– I.R. JUL. 11, 1878
The youngest child of W. A. Belcher was buried at Woodland on Monday.
BELCHER, HAYES—–I.R. SEP. 23, 1886
Age 11 years
BELCHER, J. W. DR.—–SWI. FEB. 23, 1909
Died Feb. 21, Lavina, MT, of lung trouble, age 69 years. For many years a prominent physician of Waterloo, he and his wife had moved to Montana some years ago, because of ill health. Four of their sons were living there. Dr. Belcher was born in VA and graduated medical college age 20. His wife and the following children survive: Floyd, Percy, Ralph and Herbert of Lavina, Mt.; Attorney C. E. Belcher of Columbus, Mrs. Dr. Barger of Crown City, Oh., and Mrs. Jessie Smith of IA.
BELCHER, MRS. REBECCA—–I.R. AUG. 19, 1886
Died age 80 years.
BELCHER, TRUELOVE—–I.R. DEC. 09, 1852
See under obit. Of Michael Finn – Truelove Belcher was killed in October last while working on the Iron Railroad.
BELCHER, W. A.—–I.R. MAR. 31, 1881
Of Proctorville, Ohio died of consumption.
BELL, JOHN—–I.R. NOV. 14, 1895
Died – John Bell of Coal Grove, age 78. Civil War veteran.
BELL, WILLIAM T.—–I.R. JAN. 01, 1857
Died Dec. 24th at Lawrence Furnace, Wm. T. Bell, in his 52nd year.
BELLAR, CONSTABLE—–I.R. MARCH 19, 1885?
Athalia – Constable Bellar died last Tuesday evening and was buried in Millersport graveyard.
BELLARS,—–I.R. MAR. 10, 1881
Died at Pine Grove of croup, age 7 months the child of Chris Bellars.
BELLOMY, CHARITY—–I.R. DEC. 10, 1863
Died of burns? age 1 year 9 months the child of Oliver and Sarah Bellomy.
BELLOMY, MRS. LUCRETIA—–I.R. FEB. 17, 1887
Deaths – Feb. 16, Mrs. Lucretia Bellomy, aged 75 years.
BELVILLE, MRS.—–I.R. JUN. 25, 1891
BENDER, ADELIA L.—–I.R. SEPT. 07, 1854
Died in Ironton, on the 2nd inst., Adelia L. only daughter of Adam L. and Elizabeth Bender, Jr., aged 1 year, 4 months and 6 days. (poem)
BENEDICT,—– I.R. MAR. 17, 1881
Died March 1st, of measles, the son of Samuel Benedict, age 5 years.
BENGMAN, ERNEST—–I.R. OCT. 09, 1879
Fell from a scaffold; died 5 days later, lived in Walnut Hills in Cincinnati.
BENNER, JACOB—–I.R. APR. 22, 1858
Died in this place (West Union) on Tuesday last Mr. Jacob Benner, aged about 55 . . . he brought himself to a drunkard’s grave. “Old Jake” came to this place some 15 years ago – a stranger. He had 2 brothers in Pennsylvania . . .
BENNET, STEPHEN—–I.R. MAY 05, 1853
Married on the 28th of April, in Ironton, by Jacob Lair, Esq., Stephen Bennet to Mary Jones, both of Kentucky.
BENNETT, ABRAHAM—–I.R. NOV. 26, 1857
Married on the 19th inst., by Thomas A. Brattin, Esq., Mr. Abraham Bennett and Miss Elizabeth Liggett; all of this county (Lawrence).
BENNETT, ELIZABETH—–NO DATE
Died Sept. 06, 1888? At LaGrange, aged 70 years.
BENNETT, EMMA—–I.R. JUL. 22, 1886
Died age 20 years.
BENNETT, ELDER JOHN—–I.R. FEB. 23, 1888
Elder John Bennett died at Webster, Scioto County, on the 17th, in the 87th year of his age. He had preached the …
BENNETT, THOMAS—–M.I. MAR. 26, 1924
Died March 25, 1924, after an extended illness, age 82. During the Civil War he served in Co. A. 5th WV VI. Survived by his wife and children; Mrs. Laura Petit of Beumont, Texas; Miss Ethel of Chicago; Mrs. Nellie Wilson of Arabia; Henry of Springfield, Ohio; James of Waterloo, Thomas and Wilbur of Aid, and Miss Ada at home.
BENNETT, THOMAS S.—–I.R. AUG. 23, 1860
Died Aug. 16th in Chillicothe age 41.
BENNETT, WILLIAM—–I.R. OCT. 07, 1886
Died September 27, age 37.
BENSON, WILLIAM—– I.R. JAN. 06, 1887
Marriage license issued to Wm. Benson and Laura Rucker.
BENTLEY, MORRISON—–I.R. FEB. 28, 1856
Married on the 14th at Portsmouth, by Rev. E. Barr, Mr. Morrison A. Bentley to Miss Elizabeth H. Davis, daughter of Capt. J. W. Davis, all of Portsmouth.
BERGER,—–I.R. DEC. 01, 1887
Died – Nov. 27th, infant child of Wm. Berger.
BERGER, ELIZABETH—–I.R. MAY 31, 1900
BERGER, FRANK——I.R. JAN. 06, 1887
Marriage license issued to Frank Berger and Lida Reed.
BERNARD, CEYLON R.—–I.R. JAN. 06, 1898
Died at Portland, Oregon on Dec. 16, 1897 of typhoid fever, aged 42. He was the husband of a daughter of Mr. B. Seeley, Anna Seeley, who was born at Buckhorn Furnace, and went to school in Ironton.
BERNDT, PHILLIP—–I.R. APR. 07, 1892
Marriage license issued to Phillip Berndt and Louisa Rimer.
BERRY, EDWARD—–I.R. JUL. 20, 1865
Marriage license issued during the month of April – Edward Berry and Mary Wild.
BESCO, QUINCY—–IWR. JUN. 13, 1896
An aged miner crushed to death at Lawrence Furnace this morning. Aged about sixty. Died from a cave-in at Lawrence Furnace. He leaves a wife and several children.
BESCOE, JOHN A.—–I.R. DEC. 15, 1853
Married on the 10th inst., by A. J. McFann, Esq., at Clinton Fce., Mr. John A. Bescoe, and Miss Philapena Nagle.
BETTS, MRS. ADDIE (?) CRAWSHAW—–I.R. SEP. 29, 1887
Mrs. Addie Betts, wife of Col. Wm. Betts, died last Saturday, after a long illness. Her age was 46. She was born in Guernsey county and came to Ironton about 30 years ago. She was married to Mr. Crawshaw some time before the war. He was killed by an accident on a steamboat in 1861. After the war, she was married to Col. Betts.
BETTS, GEORGE E.—–I.R. JUN. 28, 1888
Died near Memphis, Tenn., accident on board steamer “City of Providence,” age 21 years. The son of Isaac J. Betts. Burial at Memphis. Ironton Register, Thursday, June 28, 1888 – George E. Betts, son of Isaac J. Betts, of Ironton, met with a sad death on the steamer “City of Providence,” near Memphis last week. He was employed as a “striker” on the boat, and was standing in the engine room when a cylinder head blew out and struck him directly in the stomach. He died soon after the accident and was buried at Memphis. His age was 21.
BETTS, THOMAS—–I.R. DEC. 29, 1887
Died – Dec. 26, Thos. Betts, aged 87 years.
BEUHRING, F. D.—–I.R. NOV. 19, 1857
Married on the 11th inst., in Guyandotte, F. D. Beuhring to Miss Fannie Miller, daughter of Capt. H. H. Miller, of Guyandotte.
BEVENERS, INFANT—–I.R. JAN. 15, 1885
Died Jan. 13, child of Colin Beveners, aged about 4 years.
BEVIN, CHARLEY—–I.R. JUL. 01, 1880
BEVINS, MRS. J. M. & daughter SARAH—–IJRN DEC. 28, 1870
Died at Grayson, Ky., on Dec. 12th, Mrs. J. M. Bevins and on the following day, Sarah, daughter of the deceased aged 16 years.
BEVAN, LIZZIE A. (COMPSTON)—–I.R. MAR. 10, 1881
Died Jan. 25, 1881 at her home in Minnesota of consumption, age 34 years 25 days. The daughter of A. F. and Loucina Compston of Ironton.
BIBBEE, JED B.—–I.R. OCT. 12, 1893
The marriage of Mr. Jed B. Bibbee and Miss Ella Burns of Huntington, will take place at the Baptist Church, Huntington at 7 p.m. Thursday. …
BIBEE, DR. GEORGE—–I.R. FEB. 04, 1892
Died of pneumonia, nephew of C. Alderman, studied medicine under Dr. D. C. Wilson . . . became prominent physician of Wichita, Ks., which city he left a few months ago to locate at Chicago. Parents lived at Letart . . . he was frequently in Ironton . . . He married sixteen months ago to a young lady of Decatur, Ill., and there his remains were buried.
BICK, ALFRED—–I.R. JUL. 19, 1906
Alfred Bick, resident of Fourth and Vesuvius streets died Sunday after two week illness. He was a son of Charles and (Sarah ?) Bick and was born at (not legible), England, December 22, 1854. He came to Lawrence county with his parents when he was about 16 years of age. He was married to Elizabeth Crossley, Sept. 20, 1881, and five children were born, four of whom with the wife survive. The children are: Mrs. J. M. Ro___, jr. of Huntington, WV; and Misses Lydia and Gertrude and Charles of this city. Also survived by his parents and the following brothers and sisters: J. E. William and Thomas, all of Huntington, and Charles and Mrs. Charles Brownstead of this city. Burial was Woodland cemetery.
BICKEL, CHARLES B.—–I.R. DEC. 30, 1852
Married by Rev. J. H. Creighton, Mr. Charles B. Bickel and Miss Isabella Kelly.
BICKEL, MRS. SAVANNAH—–I.R. OCT. 08, 1857
Died in Hanging Rock, Lawrence county, Ohio, on 25th day of Sept., 1857, Mrs. Savannah C. Bickel, consort of Rev. A. Bickel in the 45th year of her age. Born in Athens, Ohio in 1812. In April, 1850, came to this place (Ironton) . . . leaves husband and four children and other relatives.
BICKELL, REV. AARON—–I.R. JUL. 08, 1858
Married on the 28th of June in Hanging Rock, by Rev. J. Q. Gibson, Rev. Aaron Bickell and Miss Ruth Taylor, formerly of Piketon.
BIERLEY, JACOB—–I.R. MAR. 25, 1918
Was found dead at home today – his wife died during last week. Lived on 9th & Walnut streets. He was born at Aberdeen, Brown Co., June 2nd, 1849, being 69y9m22d old. For many years he was in the baker and confectionery business at Manchester, O., but moved to Ironton. (Need better copy to read survivors)
BIGGUM, JONATHAN—–I.R. FEB. 05, 1880
Died Jan. 21, Jonathan Biggum, aged 68 years of Rockwood, Ohio.
BILLIAN, INFANT—–I.R. AUG. 12, 1880
Infant child of Mr. and Mrs. George Billian.
BILLUPS, GIDEON—–I.R. JUN. 10, 1875
Sudden Death – Yesterday morning, while Gideon Billups, who lives near Joel Earles, in Windsor Township; was driving with three ladies to Millville, he suddenly fell back in his wagon, and died immediately.
BIMPSON, JOSEPH M.—–I.R. FEB. 04, 1904
One of the pioneers of this county, died at his home at South Point last Friday . . . infirmities of old age. The deceased was a native of Brown county, Ohio, having been born August 22, 1825. He came to this county in his early manhood and was for many years connected with the Sheridan Coal Works. Mrs. Bimpson preceded her husband, passing away some few years ago, but he is survived by three children, Henry W. Bimpson, of Kenova, Mrs. Elizabeth McCoy of Sheridan and Miss Adelina Bimpson, who lived with her father.
BIMPSON, MISS MARGARET ELLEN—–I.R. APR. 28, 1859
Died at Hecla Furnace, March 26, after short illness, aged 30y 7m 4d. She was a member of the Presbyterian church in Ripley and at Ironton.
BIMPSON, MRS. SARAH—–I.R. AUG. 28, 1856
Died at Olive Furnace, Lawrence County, Ohio on the 28th of Aug., Mrs. Sarah Bimpson, after an illness of 13 days, in the 57th year of her age.
BING, REV. E. V.—–I.R. AUG. 27, 1857
Married on the 20th inst., by Rev. J. Chester, Rev. E. V. Bing, of Somerset, Ohio, to Miss Mary E. Newton, daughter of Judge Newton, of this county.
BIRD, E. J.—–SWI FEB. 02, 1907
Wedding of Mr. E. J. Bird and Miss Alice Baxter at St. Petersburg, Fla. She is the daughter of Mr. C. W. Baxter of the Colonial Hotel. Mr. E. J. Bird was from Ironton.
BIRD, E. J. SR.—–I.R. DEC. 15, 1904
Prominent Iron Worker dies after long illness. Died Sunday from heart trouble. He was born at Staffordshire, England, April 30, 1828, and was married to Miss Mary Skelding of England, in 1854. Came to Ironton in 1877 and took charge of Big Etna furnace. Some years after the death of his wife, he married Miss Mary Jane McLeans, of Ironton. Mrs. Bird, his wife, Col. E. J. Bird, Mrs. James Peters, Miss Polly Bird, Arthur Bird, Miss Lillian Bird and Miss Ruth Bird, his children, survive him. Note I.R. May 1, 1879 – E. J. Bird, Sr., was among the earliest furnacemen in East India, and in 1860 was presented a medal by the English government for his successful management among the Hindoos.
BIRD, FRANK—– I.R. AUG. 13, 1885
Frank Bird, brother of E. J. Bird of the Ironton Furnace, and Mrs. J. F. Peters, died last Sunday of lung disease. He had resided in Pennsylvania. I.R. Aug. 13, 1885 – The death of Jas. Bird’s brother is the foundation of a wide spread rumor of the former’s sudden demise.
BIRD, MRS. MARY SKELDING—–I.R. FEB. 17, 1887
Wife of E. J. Bird, Sr., the well known furnaceman, occurred last Friday morning. Died of spinal meningitis. The deceased was mother of E. J. Bird, Jr., Mrs. J. F. Peters, and three younger children. She was 53 years old.
BIRD, WILLIAM H.—–I.R. OCT. 19, 1871
Died at Hanging Rock, Sept. 30, after a short illness of a few hours. Age 33 years.
BISHOP, BENJAMIN W.—–I.R. MAY 05, 1853
Died on the 29th of April, Benjamin W., son of Benjamin and Abigail Bishop, aged about 4 years.
BISHOP, D. C.—–I.R. SEP. 30, 1886
Died Sept. 25, aged 73 years.
BIXBY, MRS. ALBERT—–I.R. FEB. 16, 1899
Mrs. Bixby, the wife of Albert Bixby, was formerly resided here, died at Champaign City, Illinois, last week. The funeral was last Monday, and Walter Bixby who lives there and Miss Grace Bixby, who is visiting there, attended the funeral.
BIXBY, CLARA A.—–SWR SEPT. 09, 1921
Touching tribute to memory of Teacher – Clara A. Bixby, former Ironton lady, died in the midst of a term’s work the other day. (need actual obituary)
BIXBY, MRS. ELIZABETH WILSON—–I.R. OCT. 02, 1890
Died from uremic poisoning after a siege of la grippe last winter. She died at the residence of her son, E. W. Bixby, on Olive street. Her maiden name was Elizabeth Wilson, a sister of E. S. Wilson, H. B. Wilson and Mrs. B. H. Burr. She was born in Newark, Ohio, Feb. 14, 1836 and was 54y 7m 14d old. In 1853, her family moved to Ironton. In 1855, she married Edwin Bixby, who with eight children survive. Seven of the children were at her bedside. Miss Clara Bixby was at the time hastening from Texas. Interment at Woodland. The pallbearers were two brothers and four sons of the deceased. Messrs. E. S. and H. B. Wilson, E. W., Walter, L. H., and Frank Bixby. See I.R. Oct. 2, 1890 – Walter Bixby of Little Rock, Arkansas to see his sick mother . . . Yesterday, his wife arrived to attend the funeral of Mrs. Bixby.
BIXBY, EDWIN—–I.R. AUG. 23, 1906
also see SWI. Aug. 17, 1906 Mr. Bixby was 77 years of age last month and came to Ironton in 1852, when the city was in its infancy. He founded the jewelry establishment which he turned over to his son, Frank A. Bixby. Mr. Bixby was married to Miss Elizabeth Wilson, and of this union there are the following: Mrs. H. H. Campbell, E. W. and F. A. Bixby of Ironton, W. A. of Springfield, Mo., H. L. of Chattanooga, Tenn., Miss Clara of Belton, Texas, Miss Grace of New York and Howard of Green Bay, Wis. The mother passed to that better world about 16 years ago. Edwin Bixby was from Vermont.
BIXBY, ED. W.—–I.R. OCT. 11, 1883
A wedding – Last Tuesday, Mr. Ed. W. Bixby, Ass’t Cashier of the First National Bank, and Miss Laura K. Blake, were married at the Presbyterian Church, by Rev. H. Calhoun.
BIXBY, EDWIN W.—–M.I. JUL. 14, 1915
Burial at Woodland. Last rites held at his home the corner of Fifth and Adams with hundreds of relatives . . .
BIXBY, FRANK A.—–I.T. OCT. 11, 1942
Golden Wedding Anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Bixby of 603 South 5th Street. The wedding of Miss Minnie M. Moffett, daughter of Colonel John T. Moffett and Frank A. Bixby took place in the Presbyterian Church the morning of Oct. 12, 1892.
BIXBY, HELEN—–I.R. MAR. 07, 1895
Died last Sunday, little Helen Bixby, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Bixby, of scarlet fever. The other little daughter who has been sick with scarlet fever is improving.
BIXBY, HOWARD—–I.R. JUN. 18, 1896
The marriage of Mr. Howard Bixby and Miss Jessie Kirker takes place this Thursday evening at the Presbyterian church . . . bride’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. S. Kirker. See I.R. June 25, 1896 for description of wedding. See IWR Saturday, June 27, 1896 for wedding description.
BIXBY, MRS. MARY—–I.R. NOV. 03, 1870
Died of apoplexy, at the residence of Mr. H. Bixby, in Delphos, Ohio, Oct. 27th, Mrs. Mary Bixby, aged 68 years. She was the mother of E. Bixby of Ironton. The remains were interred at Green Lawn Cemetery, Columbus.
BIXBY, WALTER A.—–I.R. OCT. 15, 1885
Married at the residence of Mr. J. H. Pooley, in Galena, Ill., Oct. 8, 1885, Mr. Walter A. Bixby and Miss Lizzie L. Holmes, both of Galena. The groom, who has resided in Galena about two years, and holds the position of Superintendent of the Galena Gas Company, who during his residence here . . . The bride is the youngest daughter of Mr. D. A. Holmes, an old citizen of this city, where she was born and raised. Galena Gazette.
BLACK,—–IJRN JULY 20, 1870
A son of John G. Black, aged about 7 years old was drowned Tuesday of last week while playing near a cistern at Star Furnace, Ky.
BLACK, EDWARD—–I.R. MAY 24, 1888
Died May 19, age 4 months.
BLACK, JACOB—–I.R. APR. 12, 1866
Died April 4, 1866 in West Ironton, age 74 years.
BLACK, MRS. JACOB—–I.R. AUG. 04, 1864
Wife of Jacob Black, of West Ironton, met with an accident which terminated fatally on Tuesday morning . . . Mrs. Black was a very fleshy woman, perhaps the heaviest in town, in the 73rd year of her age . . .
BLACK, SAMUEL—–I.R. DEC. 30, 1852
Married on the 23rd inst., by S. Sprigg, Esq., Samuel Black to Miss Martha Ann Mead; all of Ironton.
BLACK, WILLIAM—–I.S.W. OCT. 12, 1909
Wm. S. Black, and aged and highly respected citizen of Proctorville, died Friday, his death being due to a complication of diseases. He was born in Rock Bridge county, W. Va. Feb. 14, 1828. In December 1848 he was united in marriage to Miss Amanda Hardy(?) and to them were born ten children, five of whom have passed to the Great Beyond. His remains were laid to rest beside those of his wife, who during her life lived in the faith of an everlasting life.
BLACKWELL, ELIZABETH—–I.R. JUN. 09, 1887
Died June 7th, Elizabeth Blackwell, aged 87 ? years.
BLACKWELL, SYDNEY—–IJRN JAN. 19, 1870
Married in Ironton on the 16th of January, 1870, by Rev. G. W. Taylor, Sydney Blackwell and Rebecca Applegate.
BLACKWELS, REED J.—–I.R. OCT. 20, 1864
Married on the 13th inst., by T. A. Brattin, Esq., Reed J. Blackwels and Miss Margaret Taitt, all of Ironton.
BLAGG, THOMAS—–I.R. OCT. 18, 1900
By a distressing accident which occurred near Centre Fce. last Saturday, Thomas Blagg, of Elizabeth township, was instantly killed. Together with his wife he had started in a buggy to drive to his work at a charcoal pit some distance from his home. On the way their horse became frightened at a cane mill in operation in a field near the road and ran away. In his efforts to stop the frightened horse, Mr. Blagg was thrown out of the buggy, alighting on his head with such force that his neck was broken. Mrs. Blagg was not injured, and the horse was stopped without further damage.
BLAIR, GEORGE—–IJRN JAN. 26, 1870
Married January 11th at Franklin Furnace by Rev. Wilson Gardner, Geo. Blair and Nancy Pattengale, all of Sciota County.
BLAIR, JOSEPH—–I.R. FEB. 17, 1881
Of Lawrence Tp., died last week.
BLAIR, MARY—–I.R. NOV. 11, 1886
Died Nov. 8th, 1886, age 42 years.
BLAIR, MARY—–IJRN MAY 04, 1870
Died at O. H. Glidden’s residence near Wheelersburg, Oh., on April 25th, Mary Blair, aged 75y7m9d.
BLAKE, CINCINNATUS—–I.R. APR. 29, 1858
Married on the 21st inst., by Rev. J. T. F. Simmons, Mr. Cincinnatus Blake, of Gallia Co., and Mrs. Gritia F. Fuller, of Quaker Bottom, Lawrence County, Ohio.
BLAKE, EDWARD—–IWR AUG. 08, 1896
Edward Blake died Tuesday at Cincinnati hospital. His sister, Mrs. E. W. Bixby, of this city, was with him. . . he died of tubercolosis of the bone. He was about 25 years of age. Interment at Woodland.
BLAKE, MRS. ELIZABETH WINN—–ISWR APR. 13, 1920
Wife of Zachary Blake died at Coryville of pneumonia, age 73. She was born at Proctorville, Ohio in 1847, and at the age of 2, she moved with her family to Cabel County, WV, where she remained until 1879, when she married Zachary Blake. They lived in Bradrick. He died in the early winter. She was well known for her psychic powers, for almost 60 years she gave seances to the public. An estimated 200,000 people attended these sittings. See also SWR April 15 and April 19th.
BLAKE, HENRY—–I.R. JUL. 31, 1851
Died – On the 28th, inst., at Greenupsburg, Ky., Henry Blake, aged about 55 years. Well known as the proprietor of Hecla Furnace in this county (Lawrence).
BLAKE, J. W.—–I.R. JUN. 30, 1853
Married on the 22nd inst., by Rev. J. H. Creighton, J. W. Blake to Francis Cunningham.
BLAKE, JOHN H.—–I.R. SEP. 29, 1853
Married on the 20th inst., by W. B. McFarland, Mr. John H. Blake and Miss Sarah L. M. Hunter; all of Cabell county, Va.
BLAKE, JOHN L.—–I.R. NOV. 03, 1887
Marriage license issued to John L. Blake and Nanney Testament.
BLAKE, MRS. LUCY A.—–I.R. MAY 04, 1882
Wife of J. H. Blake, died of heart disease, last Sunday. She leaves a large family and many friends.
BLAKE, MRS. MARY ELLEN—–I.R. MAR. 26, 1857
Died in Brighton, Clark county, Ohio, on the 4th inst., Mary Ellen, wife of Burdine Blake, aged 25y6m. Formerly of Ironton.
BLAKE, MRS. SARAH—–IWR DEC. 26, 1896
Wife of Mr. John W. Blake, the well known merchant of Millersport, died at in the village Thursday. She was about 55 years of age. Her husband four sons survive her. Funeral takes place at Millersport.
BLAN ?, RACHEL—–I.R. SEP. 09, 1880
Died Sept. 2nd, in East Ironton, age 80 years.
BLANKENSHIP, MRS. REBECCA—–M.I. NOV. 6, 1923
Services for Mrs. Rebecca Blankenship were held from the home of her daughter, Mrs. William Haskins of 1601 South Third Street. Burial at Woodland cemetery.
BLANKENSHIP, EZEKIAL—–I.R. JAN. 22, 1857
Married on the 15th inst., by J. W. Henthorn, Esq., Ezekial W. Blankinship to Mary E. Filkins, both of Lawrence county.
BLANKENSHIP, JOHN—–I.R. MAY 01, 1862
Killed in battle, died Pittsburg Landing, Tennessee, he was a Private in the 13th OVI. Served in Oliver Woods Company, from Portsmouth, Ohio.
BLANKENSHIP, JOHN—–I.R. NOV. 24, 1864
Married on the 15th inst., by T. A. Brattin, Esq., Mr. John Blankenship (Veteran Volunteer) and Miss Amanda Nolan.
BLANKENSHIP, JOHN—–I.R. AUG. 21, 1884
Died Aug. 8th at Hecla Furnace age 11 months.
BLANKENSHIP, JOSEPH—–I.R. AUG. 03, 1865
Marriage license issued during month of July – Joseph Blankenship and Louray Artis.
BLANKENSHIP, MRS. MARY E.—–I.R. MAR. 26, 1891
Sheriff Ward took Mrs. John Butcher and Mrs. Mary E. Blankenship to Athens Insane Asylum last Monday.
BLANKENSHIP, WILLIAM—–I.R. JAN. 26, 1854
Married on the 18th, by Rev. J. H. Creighton, Mr. Wm. Blankenship and Miss Mildred Hewitt, both of Lawrence county, Kentucky.
BLAZE, GEORGE—–I.R. JAN. 21, 1904
Marriage license issued to George Blaze, 29, and Georgie Bartlow, 23, Ironton.
BLENTLINGER, ANDREW—–I.R. APR. 08, 1858
Died in Ironton on March 18th, of consumption, age 31 years.
BLENTLINGER, JACOB—–I.R. AUG. 28, 1856
Died on Saturday, July 30, in Ironton, aged 68 years.
BLOKSOM, A. P. ESQ.——I.R. AUG. 09, 1877
A lawyer of Zanesville and a brother of Mrs. W. W. Johnson died at his home a few days ago.
BLOOMER, LEWIS—–I.R. NOV. 03, 1887
Died – Oct. 28th, Lewis Bloomer, aged 40.
BOARDMAN, EDWARD L.—–I.R. AUG. 16, 1860
Died in Marietta, August 3rd, Edward L. Boardman, age 27 years.
BOBBITT, DELLA—–I.R. FEB. 27, 1890
Died Feb. 25, age 23 years.
BOBBITT, THOMAS—–I.R. JAN. 28, 1858
Married on the 21st inst., by Thomas A. Brattin, Esq., at Hecla Furnace, Mr. Thomas Bobbitt and Miss Lean Conway; all of Lawrence county.
BODE, ANNA M.—–I.R. DEC. 17, 1885
Died Dec. 13, Anna M. Bode, aged 68.
BOGGESS, ARTHUR—–I.R. FEB. 18, 1875
Child of B. A. and Phoebe Boggess, age 1y8m21d.
BOGGESS, MRS. EFFIE ELIZABETH—-IET AUG. 28, 1934
Funeral services for Mrs. Effie Elizabeth Boggess of Kitts Hill, burial in Sugar Creek Cemetery.
BOGGS, MR.—–I.R. MAR. 25, 1880
Died March 17th, Walnut Tp., Gallia County, Ohio.
BOLAN, THOS.——I.R. MAR. 22, 1888
Died March. 20, Thos. Bolan, aged 82.
BOLES, INFANT—–I.R. JUN. 16, 1887
Died – June 12, child of Mrs. George Boles, at Centre Station.
BOLING, ANDREW——I.R. DEC. 01, 1864
Married on the 26th of November, by T. Z. Brattin, Esq., Mr. Andrew Boling to Mrs. Amanda Kelly, all of Lawrence county, Ohio.
BOLINGS, DAVID—–I.R. JAN. 06, 1887
Marriage license issued to David Bolings and Minnie M. Sanders.
BOLL, ANDREW——IET APR. 23, 1931
Born at Hecla Fce., on August 21, 1854, died this morning at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Otto Monnig of Pine Creek. He was the son of the late Frank and Christine Boll. He parents preceded him in death as did his wife who died 37 years ago. He is survived by two daughters, Mrs. George Dressel of Ironton and Mrs. Otto Monnig of Pine Creek; one son, Andrew, Jr. Of Pine Creek, and four brothers, Martin and George Boll of Ironton, Frank of Illinois and Fred of Pine Grove. Two brothers, John and Joseph preceded him in death. Burial at St. Mary’s cemetery.
BOLL, MRS. GEORGE—–I.R. MAR. 24, 1892
Last Wednesday Messrs. Martin Boll, Joseph Boll, Andrew Boll, J. B. Strobel and M. G. Clay went to Ashland to visit Mrs. George Boll, who was low with consumption. She died Thursday and was buried at Rockcamp. She had been married about 17 months and left no children but a husband and a widowed mother and two brothers to mourn her loss. She was the only daughter of Wiley G. Bazell, who was killed at the Pine Grove Fce. Some five years ago. Mr. Boll’s father was also killed at the same time and place. Burial at Rockcamp.
BOLL, JOSEPH—–IJRN APR. 13, 1870
Died April 9th, Joseph, infant son of Valentine and Kate Boll, aged about 3 months.
BOLLES, MRS. F. M.—–I.R. FEB. 16, 1871
Died at the residence of Col. Wm. H. Bolles, on Feb. 4, age 65 years. She was the mother of Col. Wm. H. Bolles.
BOLLES, INFANT—–I.R. JUL. 21, 1887
Died – July 20, child of Robert Bolles, aged 1 year.
BOLLES, WILLIAM M.—–I.R. OCT. 28, 1852
Married on the 21st inst., Mr. William M. Bolles, of Ironton, to Miss Amaryllis Long of Jackson C. H.
BOMER, INFANT—–I.R. MAY 19, 1887
Deaths – May 14, infant child of A. H. Bomer.
BOMER, LIZZIE C.—–I.R AUG. 02, 1888
Died at Russell, July 26, Lizzie C., wife of Frank Bomer, aged 24.
BONSALL, MARY R.—–I.R. JAN. 07, 1869
Died Dec. 25, 1868 in Portsmouth, age 57 years. She was the wife of S. N. Bonsall.
BONSALL, S. N. Captain A. Q. M.—–I.R. AUG. 03, 1865
Died July 19, 1865 in Gallatin, Tenn., age 56 years.
BONSER, ISAAC—–I.R. JAN. 22, 1857
Married on the 11th inst., by G. W. Flanders, Esq., Mr. Isaac Bonser to Miss Nancy Maria Huddleston, all of Scioto county.
BOONE, H. D.—–M.I. SEP. 11, 1923
Engagement of Miss Clark of New York is announced – Approaching wedding of Miss Florence Clark of New York City and Mr. H. D. Boone to take place in the late fall or early winter. Miss Clarke is a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Clark who were one of the most prominent families in this city, and has always been a resident of Ironton until the past year.
BOONE, COL. NATHAN—–I.R. NOV. 13, 1856
Died in Missouri, “the youngest and the last surviving son of Col. Daniel Boone,” aged 72 years. They had lived in Greenup county, Kentucky.
BOOTH, A. J.—–I.R. OCT. 24, 1878
Died last Tuesday, A. J. Booth of Union Township, while at work on his farm on Rankin’s Creek, from heart disease.
BOOTH, JAMES—–I.R. JUL. 24, 1856
Drowned – Mr. James Booth, of Hanging Rock, was drowned Saturday evening, while attempting to swim across the Ohio River at that place. The deceased was about 40 years of age and unmarried. He was a hand in the Hanging Rock Rolling Mill.
BOOTH, MRS. MARY A.—–I.R. DEC. 18, 1856
Died on Dec. 8th, in Ironton, Mrs. Mary A., wife of F. S. Booth, in her 26th year.
BOOTH, NATHAN—–I.R. SEP. 12, 1878
He was the father of Mrs. George _____ard, died at Ashland on the 2nd, age 78 years. Buried: Kelly’s cemetery.
BOOTH, RAREY—–I.R. APR. 14, 1864
Died April 4, in Lawrence county, age 14y11m4d.
BOOTH, ROBIN—–I.R. FEB. 21, 1861
Died Feb. 14, Union Township, age 69 years.
BOOTHE, ADRIAN—–I.R. OCT. 10, 1895
Only child of Mr. and Mrs. S. W. Boothe, died last Monday. Sweet little girl age 5, died of croup.
BOOTHE, MRS. ALICE (MONTGOMERY)—–I.R. JUL. 24, 1890
BOOTON, STEPHEN—–I.R. DEC. 23, 1852
Married on the 19th inst., in Perry township, by Rev. J. M. Kelley, Mr. Stephen Booton, of Louisa, Ky., to Miss America Brubaker, of the former place.
BORING, THOS.—–I.R. NOV. 17, 1887
Thos. Boring, one of the early residents of Ironton and Lawrence Co., died at the home of his son, T. A. Boring, at Jeffersonville, Ind., Oct. 29th, and was buried at Getaway.
BOSS,—–I.R. MAR. 23, 1905
(do not have beginning of obit.) They were among Ironton’s pioneer German settlers. They were among the founders of the First German Reformed Church at Fourth and Vernon streets. Six children survive her: W. L. Boss, of Newport, Ky., Miss Anna M. Boss, Charles T. Boss, Mrs. Nick Sticklen, Fred J. Boss, of Avondale, Cincinnati, and Miss Matilda K. Boss. Interment at Woodland.
BOSTY,—–I.R. NOV. 25, 1880
Died Nov. 25, 1880 in Ironton.
BOTHWELL, DAVID—–I.R. FEB. 19, 1874
Died Feb. 16, 1874. He was a nailor by trade and worked at Belfont Mill.
BOTHWELL, FRANK—–I.R. MAY 06, 1880
Son of Lewis and Eliza Bothwell, died May 1, 1880 on Railroad Street, age 18 months.
BOTHWELL, JOHN H.—–I.R. JUL. 21, 1887
One of the oldest nailors in Ironton died of consumption. Born in Pittsburg. Came to Ironton in 1854. Residence was Lawrence street. Worked with F. D. Norton and E. M. Norton then in Shoneberger’s mill in Pittsburg.
BOTHWELL, MRS. J. H.—–I.R. APR. 27, 1899
Principal C. B. Stetson, of the High School, was called to Nashville, Tenn., last week, by the death of his mother-in-law, Mrs. J. H. Bothwell, Mrs. Bothwell was long a resident of Ironton, the family owning what is now Auditor Brown’s residence. They removed from Ironton about ten years ago.
BOTHWELL, MARY A.—–I.R. APR. 08, 1886
Died April 2, 1886 age 52.
BOWEN, A. W. CAPTAIN—–I.R. MAY 10, 1883
Died April 11, 1883 in Plainville, Rooke Co., KS, of pneumonia. He was born in Lawrence county, May 11, 1840, where he spent the first 20 years of his life. During the Civil War, he entered into three month service in Co. E., 6th OVI, then re-enlisted for three years. He was wounded in the face at Chicamauga. He returned home and recruited a company in the county, and was commissioned Captain of Co. E., 173rd OVI. The last ten years of his life, he spent in the South and West. He was survived by his aged mother, sisters, Hattie and Mrs. D. H. Clark, and his brother, C. C. Bowen.
BOWEN,—–I.R. OCT. 18, 1877
(East End Items) It’s a boy, the first; and C. C. Bowen, its papa, is the proudest man in town.
BOWEN, C. C., JR.—–I.R. NOV. 17, 1864
Married Oct. 10, by Rev. Josiah Haymond, at the residence of the bride’s brother in Letart Falls, WV, Mr. C. C. Bowen, Jr., of Millersport, Lawrence county, Ohio, and Miss Mattie Jones, of the former place.
BOWEN, EDWARD—–I.R. JAN. 24, 1901
Miller (News) – Edward Bowen, son of the late Sarah Bowen from Athalia, died after an illness of one week, from typhoid pneumonia fever, on the 8th instant at East Liverpool, Ohio, where he had been working in the potteries. His funeral occurred from the M. E. Church Millersport, Tuesday.
BOWEN, MRS. HANNAH CHAPLIN—–I.R. JAN. 06,1887
Died at the residence of her son, C. C. Bowen, Dec. 28th, 1886. She was born Dec. 29, 1811 in Kennebunk, Maine, and came to Marietta, Ohio with her father’s family in 1817; later they removed to Rome, Lawrence county, where she grew up to womanhood and where she was married to the friend of her youth in Oct. 1830, with whom she lived 35 years a faithful wife, a devoted mother. Of a family of ten children, only three are left to mourn their loss – C. C. Bowen, Mrs. D. H. Clark and Miss (need end of obit)
BOWEN, MRS. MARTHA—–I.R. DEC. 01, 1870
Died near Ottawa, Ill., on Nov. 15, 1870, Mrs. Martha Bowen, wife of Henry Bowen and daughter of Jesse and Lucy Davisson.
BOWEN, WILLIAM—–I.R. DEC. 27, 1894
Died in Jail – Wm. Bowen, a colored prisoner, died last Friday. He was indicted for burglarizing Henry Woodfin’s barber shop. He was captured in Huntington, returned to Ironton, attacked with fever, and died.
BOWERS, ANNIE—–I.R. AUG. 23, 1888
Deaths – Bowers – Aug. 17, Annie Bowers, aged 17.
BOWERS, MRS. ELIZA MILLER—–I.R. NOV. 05, 1863
Died Nov. 3, 1863 on Centre St., Ironton, Ohio of an epileptic seizure. She had a family of five small children, and lived opposite Ceredo, VA. Her husband was a member of the 6th OVI at Chattanooga.
BOWERS, JOHN—–IJRN DEC. 15, 1869
Married December 9th by Rev. Mr. Moore, John Bowers and Helen Richardson.
BOWERS, OLIVE—–I.R. FEB. 02, 1871
Child of John and Helen R. Bowers, died Jan. 30, 1871, of congestion of the lungs, age 4m23d.
BOWLES, JACOB—–I.R. MAR. 03, 1881
Died age 84 years.
BOWLES, JOHN—–I.R. FEB. 21, 1907
Died in Portland, OR, of valvular heart trouble, age 80 years. His wife was Sarah McIntyre. He was born in Virginia on Nov. 12, 1826. His parents moved to Ohio when he was a boy, and he resided here until he moved to Oregon in 1883, settling at Oswego. He married in 1848 to Miss Sarah McIntyre of Lawrence county, Ohio, and seven children were born to them. During the Civil War, he served in an Ohio regiment until a wound necessitated the amputation of his left arm, and he was discharged. He was survived by son John Bowles of Alabama; Mrs. Susan Chuck and Mrs. Kate Fox of Oswego, Mrs. Elizabeth Hosey of Oregon City, Mrs. Martha “Mattie” Ball of Portland, and Mrs. Lucy McClelland of Ohio.
BOWLING, ISAAC W.—–I.R. NOV. 09, 1865
Married on the 2nd inst., at Ironton, Ohio, by P. R. Polley, Isaaw W. Bowling and Rosa Flannery, all of Lawrence county, Ohio.
BOWLING, JOSEPH P.—–I.R. FEB. 22, 1866
Married on Feb. 11, by Rev. L. B. Wharton, at the residence of the bride near Florence, Ill., Mr. Joseph P. Bowling and Susan A. Mayhew, both formerly of Lawrence county, Ohio.
BOWMAN, J. J.—–I.R. APR. 08, 1880
(Jacob Jefferson Bowman) – Buried at Lebanon. Died March 26.
BOWMAN, MRS. LUCY PEMBERTON—–I.R. JUNE 06, 1902
Wife of T. M. Bowman, died Thursday at her home on South 6th street of cholera morbus. The deceased was Miss Lucy Pemberton and was a native of Virginia where she was born, Oct. 2, 1845. When only 3 years of age, she came to South Point with her parents. She was married to Mr. Bowman, March 27, 1867. Eleven children, two of whom died in infancy were born to the union. Those who survive are: Nelson Bowman and Mrs. George Freeman of South Point; Ross Bowman, stationed with the 8th U.S. Cavalry at Fort Riley, Kans.,; Charles, Samuel, Lucy, Emma, Mart and Shirley, all at home. Mrs. Bowman came to Ironton with her family about 4 years ago when her husband became deputy under Sheriff I. R. Dovel. Burial at Woodland.
BOYD, ANN BEESON—–I.R. SEP. 01, 1853
Died in this town, Aug. 29th, Ann Beeson, daughter of Robert and Jane E. Boyd, aged about 16 months.
BOYD, G. W.—–I.R. NOV. 17, 1853
Married on the 9th inst., at Vesuvius Fce., by Rev. J. Chester, Mr. G. W. Boyd to Miss Ann Songer.
BOYD, ROBERT ——I.R. FEB. 09, 1860
Died Jan. 26, 1860. He fell overboard the BOSTONA. He was the son of the late John L. Boyd of Ironton.
BOYD, ROBERT—–I.R. JAN. 01, 1885
Formerly a citizen of Ironton, died at Louisville, Christmas morning, age 64. In 1851, Child, Boyd & Co. were ____ of Hecla Furnace, and about that time organized the Lawrence Mill Co. (need copy of obit)
BOYD, SARAH—–I.R. JUL. 03, 1902
Died July 1, 1902 in an Athens Asylum.
BOYD, WASH—–I.R. JAN. 11, 1872
Drowned – a deck hand on the JUANITA (need rest of obit)
BOYD, WILLIAM P.—– I.R. JUN. 30, 1853
Married on the 19th inst., at Hanging Rock, by Rev. J. Barringer, Mr. Wm. P. Boyd, to Miss Sarah Cease.
BOYLAN,—– I.R. JUL. 03, 1902
Son of Lawrence Boylan died when a well caved in on him, age 14 years.
BOYLAN, MRS. ELIZABETH FITZPATRICK—– I.R. AUG. 22, 1901
Died at her home on 6th and Etna Sts., Ironton, on Nov. 18, of pneumonia. Age 73 years. Burial at Sacred Heart cemetery. She was the wife of Lawrence Boylan. She was a native of Ireland and came to this county while quite young, settling almost immediately in Ironton. A brother, John Fitzpatrick was killed in a railroad wreck about the time of her coming to Ironton. She was survived by son, Lawrence Boylan and daughter, Mrs. Henry Schwininger.
BOYLAN, LAWRENCE—– I.R. JUN. 02, 1887
Died May 27, Lawrence Boylan.
BOYLAN, MARY—– I.R. SEPT. 30, 1886
Died Sept. 23, 1886, age 23 years.
BOYLE, JOHN CAPTAIN—– I.R. JUN. 06, 1901
Died June 1, 1901 at 77 S. 3rd St., Ironton, of illness of paralysis, aged 76 years. Born Jan. 22, 1825 in Garrett Co., KY. He was a steamboat captain in the ante-bellum days. Leaves a wife and son, Samuel Boyle, of Ironton.
BOYLE, MARY A.—– I.R. MAY 25, 1871
Died May 20, 1871 of consumption, aged 18 years.
BOYNTON, INFANT—– I.R. OCT. 30, 1879
Died of diphtheria, age 7 years, the son of Joseph Boynton.
BOYNTON,—– I.R. APR. 17, 1890
BOYNTON, ADA—– I.R. JUN. 16, 1887
Died June 12, Ada Boynton, aged 6 years.
BOYNTON, ASA SR.—– I.R. JUL. 17, 1879
Died at Haverhill on July 11, 1879 of heart disease.
BOYNTON, JOHN—– I.R. May 22, 1902
Drowned himself – well known resident of Haverhill, while laboring under temporary aberration due to illness drowned himself in the Ohio river at Haverhill some time Friday night. The deceased was about 57 years of age and leaves four children; Asa and Martha of Haverhill, Kathleen of Columbus and one daughter who is married and lives in the west.
BOYNTON, MRS. JOHN—– I.R. JUN. 29, 1882
Died – wife of John Boynton of Sciotoville, last Wednesday at her mother’s, Mrs. Marshall, in Haverhill. The deceased leaves a husband and several small children.
BOYNTON, JOSEPH—– IJRN FEB. 02, 1870
Married – in Marietta, Ohio, January 20th at the house of B. F. Stone, grandfather of the bride, by Rev. E. P. Adams, Jos. Boynton of Haverhill and Miss Julia H. Bardwell, daughter of Rev. A. Bardwell.
BOYNTON, MISS MARY—– I.R. FEB. 03, 1898
The daughter of the late O. G. Boynton, and Mrs. Urania Boynton, now Mrs. Clary, died at her home on upper Third St., after a siege of consumption. Burial at Woodland.
BOYNTON, MRS. SUSAN—– I.R. AUG. 20, 1857
Died on the 15th inst., in Haverhill, Mrs. Susan Boynton, wife of Wm. L. Boynton.
BOYNTON, WILLIAM—– I.R. FEB. 28, 1856
Married on the 24th inst., by Rev. W. W. Brainard, Mr. William Boynton and Miss Ann Vandervort, all of Scioto county.
BOYNTON, WILLIAM L.—– I.R. JAN. 15, 1857
Married on the 8th inst., by Rev. J. Chester, William L. Boynton, of Haverhill, to Miss Susan Pritchard of Ironton.
BOYNTON, WILLIAM L.—– I.R. MAY 06, 1858
Married on the 22nd of April, by Rev. J. Chester, Mr. William L. Boynton, of Haverhill, Scioto Co., to Miss Ruth A. Russell, daughter of Thomas Russell of Adams County.
BOYNTON, WILLIAM L.—– IJRN JULY 27, 1870
Died – William L. Boynton of Haverhill died at his residence on July 12th, age nearly 70 years old. He came with his father, Asa Boynton, from Haverhill, N. H. in 1810.
BRADLEY, E. B.—– I.R. AUG. 23, 1888
Marriage license issued to E. B. Bradley and Rossetta Mannon.
BRADSHAW, JAMES—– I.R. APR. 04, 1895
James Bradshaw died March 32, 1895. He was born in Russell Co., W. Va., Dec. 22nd, 1817; was consequently 77 years 8 months and 21 days old. Came to this county when quite a young man. He leaves three sons and three daughters and a wife to sorrow.
BRADSHAW, JAMES M.—– SWI FEB. 16, 1917
Died Feb. 11 at Marion, Ohio. He was born in Athens Co., OH, May 22, 1837. He married in that county on May 20, 1858 to Miss Phoebe Jane Wallace, who died Jan. 08, 1884. The family moved to Lawrence Co., about 35-40 years ago, and he resided here until he moved to Marion four years before. He married in 1885 to Mrs. Nancy A. Brown. To the first marriage were born: Rev. L. P. Bradshaw, who died in 1886; Rev. W. S. Bradshaw of Logan, WV; Edward Bradshaw of West Tampa, FL, Emerson O. Bradshaw of Chicago, Ella Bradshaw of Chicago, and Mrs. Bertha Shafer of Ironton. To the second marriage, Mrs. Emma White of Marion, Ohio, Mrs. Essie Russell of Marion, Miss Odra Bradshaw at home, Leonard Bradshaw at home and Luther Bradshaw, a farmer in Marion County. He was also survived by step-son, Charles Brown of San Antonio, TX. He was a veteran of the Civil War serving in Co. D. 140th OVI.
BRADSHAW, JESSIE—– I.R. SEP. 18, 1890
I.R. Oct. 2, 1890 – The Broken Wheel – On the casket that held the remains of Jessie Bradshaw was a wheel of lovely flowers, the gift of her class in the High School. But the wheel was broken and a portion of it gone, so it was fitfully termed “The Broken Wheel” (Poem)
BRADY, HARRY—– I.R. MAY 7, 1896
Harry Brady, who went to Athens asylum in February, died there last Sunday and his remains were brought here for burial. The dec’d was a foreman for T. J. Mulligan on the 2nd st. improvement.
BRAGG, JAMES—– I.R. NOV. 22, 1877
From La Belle – James Bragg, aged about 92 years of age, died on the 14th inst. He first settled in this county on Five Mile Creek, near the Township line. He came from Virginia many years ago, was a soldier in the war of 1812. Has many children, grand and great grandchildren in this county and in the West.
BRAINARD, GEORGE—– I.R. OCT. 11, 1900
A Mr. Means who is here from Birmingham, Ala., for a short visit…received a letter from home, announcing the death of George Brainard, a former Ironton resident, who dropped dead of heart disease at his home in Birmingham last Monday. George Brainard formerly resided in West Ironton and worked in Lawrence mill. He leaves quite a large family.
BRAINARD, INFANT—– I.R. MAR. 12, 1857
Poisoned by candy – a child of John Brainard of Hanging Rock, aged about 2 years.
BRAMMER, CLARK K.—– I.R. OCT. 06, 1853
Married on the 3rd inst., at the Ironton House, by R. C. Brammer, Esq., Mr. Clark K. Brammer and Miss Matilda Jane Hight, both of Guyandotte.
BRAMMER, EDMUND—– I.R. MAR. 06, 1879
Marriage License issued to Edmund Brammer and Martha Jones.
BRAMMER, MRS. E. G.—– I.R. MAR. 03, 1887
Deaths – Feb. 25, Mrs. E. G. Brammer, 69 years.
BRAMMER, CORA MAY—– I.R. MAY 19, 1892
Cora May, daughter of Edward Brammer, died at the residence of her sister, Mrs. McCorkle, in Proctorville, May 15, 1892, aged 24 years 3 months 15 days. (lengthy obit.)
BRAMMER, EDMUND—– I.R. MAR. 17, 1892
Edmund Brammer, citizen of Union Tp., brother of Commissioner Charles Brammer, died at his home near Russell’s place last Saturday of pneumonia; aged 68 years.
BRAMMER, EDWIN ALDEN—– I.R. MAR. 01, 1877
Died Feb. 12th, of pneumonia, Edwin Alden, infant son of Jas. K. and H. M. Brammer, aged twenty months. . . loss of an only child.
BRAMMER, ELIJAH G.—– IWR FEB. 18, 1893
Elijah G. Brammer, one of the oldest residents of this county died at the home of his son, Felix E. Brammer, on Park Avenue Thursday, aged nearly 78 years. The deceased was born in Virginia but when two years old was brought by his parents to this county where he has ever since resided. Most of his life was spent in farming and trading. He served a term as Justice of Peace of Upper Township, he also for a time conducted the Center House in this city. In 1835 he married Miss Annie Langdon who died in 1887. Twelve children were born to them, ten of whom are living. These are Felix E. and E. S. Brammer of this city, James O. of Gallia county, O., Sidney and Frank of Birmingham, Ala., Mrs. L. A. Duduit, Mrs. George H. Davies and Mrs. Wm. Stowers, of this city, Mrs. Elliot Pemberton of Andis, and Mrs. John Jordan, of Hammond, Indiana. Burial at Woodland.
BRAMMER, ELIZABETH C.—– I.R. FEB. 17, 1876
Died near Bradrickville, Ohio, age 37 years. The wife of Edmund Brammer.
BRAMMER, MRS. HENRY—– I.R. AUG. 05, 1880
Died July 30, 1880 at her home in Bradrick. Burial in Forgey cemetery.
BRAMMER, JAMES—– I.R. MAR. 09 1876
Born in Patrick county, VA, Feb. 25, 1790; was a Deacon; had 83 grandchildren. James Brammer died February 29th, aged eighty-six years and four days. He came to Ohio in 1818; and after a temporary stay of one year on the farm where C. T. Templeton now lives, he settled on McKinney’s Creek, and has lived there ever since. Died in Union Township, at the residence of Edmund Brammer, Esq. He removed to Teay’s Valley, Virginia, with his parents and there married Sarah M. Se____ds; then moved to Union Township, Lawrence Co., O. His wife died May 5th, 1866. His family consisted of five sons and seven daughters, who all loved to be heads of families and members of the same church, except the youngest daughter who died in infancy.
BRAMMER, JOHN—– IJRN 22 SEPT 1869
Married September 20th at the Grant House in Ironton, Mr. John Brammer and Miss Ruth H. Neal of Lawrence Co., Ohio.
BRAMMER, JOHN M.—– I.R. SEP. 04, 1890
He was son of Comm. Brammer.
BRAMMER, MRS. JOSEPHINE—– IET. JAN. 30, 1931
Died age 80 of a stroke of apoplexy, the wife of the late William Russell. Survived by 2 daughters, Miss Grace Russell and Mrs. Wilbur D. Johnson of Ashland, KY and one sister, Mrs. William Hidy of Dayton, Ohio. Her husband died a quarter of a century earlier. (Was she a Brammer or a Russell – need to verify – smk)
BRAMMER, LUCINDA—– I.R. OCT. 10, 1886
Died Oct. 9, age 55 years.
BRAMMER, MEALEY AMANDA—– I.R. JUL. 31, 1856
Died – on the 26th inst., in this town, Mealey Amanda, daughter of Josiah and Mary Jane Brammer, age 1 year 5 months 25 days.
BRAMMER, MRS. NANCY—– I.R. JUL. 12, 1883
The funeral sermon of Nancy Brammer, Jesse Brammer’s widow, will be preached at Jos. Farris’s residence at (do not have end of article).
BRAMMER, ROLEN—– I.R. JUNE 8, 1882
Another Hanging – This Time A Suicide – Rolen Brammer ends his life at the age of 71. Tuesday evening Rolen Brammer suicided by hanging himself from the limb of an apple tree, on his farm near Bradrick, this county…. Mr. Brammer was one of the oldest citizens of this county. He settled here in 1815, together with his brothers, James, John and Jesse, who are now all dead. He was an uncle of Esq. E. G. Brammer of this city, and a great uncle of J. K. Brammer, of Rockwood. He was married three times, the last time on the 28th of November, 1881, to Mrs. Elizabeth Winn, a lady many years younger than himself and a niece by marriage. Mr. Brammer’s brothers lived to a ripe old age. John Brammer died at the age of 80 was killed by the falling of tree which he was cutting down. James Brammer died in his 85th year, and Jesse in his 71st. The only surviving brother, Edmund, now lives in Indiana.
BRAMMER, SARAH—– I.R. MAY 17, 1866
Died in Windsor township on the 5th inst., Sarah Brammer, in the 69th year of her age.
BRAMMER, WILLIAM—– I.R. JUL. 03, 1890
Well known citizen of Fayette township died last Saturday night. He was a son of Jesse Brammer. Soon after he married he moved to where he has resided nearly all his life, on the hill, dividing the headwaters of Little Ice and Leatherwood. His age was about 65.
BRAMMER, WILLIAM—– IET. FEB. 09, 1931
Died Feb. 8, Kenova, WV, age 90 years. Burial in McCormick cemetery. He was a native of Lawrence county, and resident of Proctorville until the May preceding his death, when he moved to the home of his daughter, Mrs. Ada Hawthorn, of Kenova. He was a veteran of the Civil War, and had spent three months in a Confederate prison camp. He was survived by his widow, three daughters, Mrs. Ada Hawthorn, Mrs. Laura Hawthorn of Greasy Ridge, and Mrs. Kate Pemberton of North Kenova, Ohio; three sons, Thomas Brammer of Crown City, Albert Brammer of Illinois, and Elmer E. Brammer of Huntington, WV; two brothers, J. F. Brammer of St. Mary’s, WV; and Henry Brammer of Chatsworth, IL.
BRAMMER, WILLIE A.—– I.R. OCT. 21, 1880
Child of A. J. and Margaret E. Brammer, age 6m17d.
BRANHAM, MATTIE E.—– IJRNL SEP. 21, 1870
Died August 24th near Halfway, Polk Co., Mo., of consumption, Mattie E., daughter of W. H. and Lavina Branham, aged 14y10m2d.
BRANHAM, THOMAS E.—– I.R. JUL. 21, 1864
Died – June 30th, at the residence of his father, near Hecla Furnace, Thomas E. Branham, son of William H. and Lavina Branham, aged 21y11m9d.
BRANNER, CATHERINE—– I.R. FEB. 27, 1890
Died Feb. 22, age 61 years.
BRASHEAR, MRS. LUCY (PHELPS)—– I.R. NOV. 30, 1854
Death of the Fist Woman Married in Louisville. The last Richmond Messenger contains an obituary notice of Mrs. Lucy Brashear. She was the daughter of Thos. Phelps, born in Campbell county, Va., in July, 1769, and died at the residence of Bird Deatherage, in Madison county Ky., June 18, 1854. She was the first woman married in Louisville, and was in the fort at Boonesborough when it was besieged by the Indian.
BRASSFIELD,—– I.R. FEB. 15, 1872
Julian Brassfield was brought down from Macedonia, last Monday, charged with aiding in the murder of an infant child of Amanda Brassfield, and lodged in jail. Julian was attending Amanda during sickness, and it is said that the child was criminally put out of the way. The reputed father, a man named Roberts, is accused by the mother of providing her with medicine to produce abortion.
BRATT, MARY ALICE—– I.R. DEC. 17, 1857
Died in Portsmouth, on 11th inst., Mary Alice Bratt, infant daughter of Benjamin and Mary Bratt, aged 2y11m22d.
BRATTIN, STEWART—– I.R. JAN. 08, 1880
BRATTIN, SUSAN C.—– I.R. MAY 20, 1858
On the 10th, inst., in Ironton of consumption, Mrs. Susan C. Brattin, wife of Samuel E. Brattin, aged 25 years, and leaving four little children to mourn for her.
BRATTIN, T. A.—– I.R. DEC. 21, 1865
Died – Our city was struck with painful surprise, last Sabbath, to learn of the decease of T. A. Brattin, Esq., who for so many years had been confided by the citizens with places of public trust. He was formerly Mayor of Ironton, . . .
BRATTLIN, ALLEN T.—– I.R. MAR. 09, 1854
Married on the 1st inst., by Rev. J. H. Creighton, Mr. Allen T. Brattlin and Miss Margaret Sanford, all of Ironton.
BRAUGHTEN, WILLIAM—– I.R. SEPT. 20, 1888
Died – Sept. 18, Wm. Braughten, aged 76.
BRAWLEY, SAMUEL S.—– IJRN OCT. 13, 1869
Birth on October 6th, a daughter to Mr. and Mrs. Samuel S. Brawley.
BRAWLEY, WILLIE—– IJRN JUN. 15, 1870
Died June 7th, Willie, infant son of Alex and Ada Brawley, aged 3m18d.
BRECKINRIDGE, MRS. MARY H.—– I.R. APR. 22, 1858
Death of a Venerable Kentucky Lady. – The venerable Mrs. Mary H. Breckinridge, consort of John Breckinridge, who introduced into the Kentucky Legislature the famous Resolutions of ’98, died at Louisville, a few days ago, in the 90th year of her age. – She was the mother of Rev. R. J. Breckinridge of Danville, and Rev. W. L. Breckinridge, of Louisville, both eminent ministers, and grandmother of the present Vice President Breckinridge.
BREDEN, POLLY—– I.R. JUL. 19, 1860
Died at Lawrence County Infirmary, Polly Breden, aged about 90; for many years known as one of “the old maids,” who lived some 40 years in a cabin about a mile back of this town (Ironton); the other one died some 3 or 4 years ago.
BREEDEN,—– I.R. DEC. 24, 1874
BREEDEN, HENRY—– I.R. DEC. 22, 1853
Married on the 7th inst., by Jacob Lair, Esq., Mr. Henry Breeden to Julia Ann Coyer, both of LaGrange.
BREEDEN, JAMES H.—– I.R. APR. 21, 1910
BREEDEN, MARY JANE—– I.R. AUG. 02, 1860
Died at LaGrange Furnace, on the 29th inst., Mary Jane, only daughter of Abner and Emeline Breeden, age 1y3m26d.
BREEDEN, T. A.—– I.R. FEB. 23, 1865
Married on the 16th inst., by T. A. Brattin, Esq., Mr. William H. Breeden and Miss Francis Thompson.
BREEDING, ABNER—– I.R. AUG. 31, 1895
Abner Breeding of of Ironton’s oldest pioneers died last Monday morning, nearly 80 years old. He came to this locality about 1820 and died at his nephew’s on 4th street.
BREWER, LEWIS—– IJRN OCT. 20, 1869
Married October 16 or 18th by Rev. John Kelly, Lewis Brewer of Boyd County, Kentucky and Mrs. Arvilla Spicer.
BREWER, WILLIAM H.—– I.R. JAN. 05, 1865
Married on the 22nd of Dec., at Spencer Chapel Parsonage, by Rev. L. Hall, Mr. Wm. H. Brewer and Miss Susan St. John, all of this county.
BRICE, CHARLES—– I.R. SEPT. 24, 1874
BRICE, FRANCES—– I.R. SEPT. 17, 1857
Died on the 13th inst., in Ironton, Mrs. Frances Brice, wife of David Brice, in her 57th year.
BRICE, MISS MATILDA—– I.R. OCT. 16, 1856
Died on the 13th inst., in Ironton, Miss Matilda Brice, daughter of James Brice, in her 20th year.
BRIDGES, ROY W.—– I.R. JUN. 07, 1899
Wedding – at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Clark, of South 4th street, their daughter, Bertha Alice, being united with Mr. Roy W. Bridges. Rev. W. H. Hampton officiating. Only the family of the bride, the groom’s mother, Mrs. Stong of Kenova, W.Va., Capt. John McGuire of Portsmouth and Miss Sue Millies of this city were in attendance.
BRIDGET, INFANT—– I.R. DEC. 25, 1884
Died December 20, child of Mrs. Mattie Bridget age 7 months.
BRIDWELL, ALBERT H.—– SWI JUL. 17, 1906
Bridwell will be wedded in Portsmouth today – Albert H. Bridwell, brilliant shortstop of the Boston National League ball team, will step into Portsmouth tonight. He comes here to wed his sweetheart from boyhood, Miss Lorraine M. McMahon, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John McMahon of Offnere street.
BRIDWELL, ANDREW—– I.R. NOV. 15, 1860
Died in Ironton, Nov. 12, of Ascites, Andrew Bridwell, aged 36 years.
BRIDWELL, MRS. ELIZABETH—– I.R. JAN. 23, 1890
Died of consumption, at her daughter’s Mrs. W. T. McQuigg, last Sunday, age 75 years. She moved to Ironton from Ohio furnace in 1850. Her husband, Samuel Bridwell, died in 1862. They had three children all of whom are living. Her son Hon. T. C. Bridwell, of Evansville attended the funeral.
BRIDWELL, SAMUEL—– I.R. JUN. 12, 1862
BRIDWELL, THOMAS C.—– I.R. OCT. 20, 1864
Married at the residence of the bride’s father, John S. McFarland, Esq., on Thursday the 22nd inst., by Rev. D. S. Campbell, Mr. Thomas C. Bridwell to Miss Bettie H. McFarland, all of this county. – Owensboro (Ky.) Herald.
BRIGHT, R. D.—– IJRN OCT. 06, 1869
Married at Barboursville, WV on Tuesday, September 21, 1869, by Rev. Wm. Gains Miller, Mr. R. D. Bright and Emma Samuels.
BRINER, GEORGE—– I.R. MAY 23, 1867
Married on the 19th inst., at the residence of Mr. A. Breeding, by Rev. J. H. Brundige, Mr. George Briner to Miss Ellen Woods, all of Lawrence county.
BRINER, INFANT—– I.R. JUN. 16, 1887
Died – June 11, daughter of George Briner, aged 3 1/2 years.
BROADWELL, GILBERT A.—– I.R. MAR. 15, 1888
Died March 9th, Gilbert A. Broadwell, aged 19.
BROADWELL, W. B.—– I.R. JAN. 13, 1898
Father of Geo. W. Broadwell, died last Thursday. Body taken to Maysville for burial. He was 86y7m old.
BRODESS, H. B.—– I.R. AUG. 06, 1857
Married on July 26th, in Ashland, Ky., H. B. Brodess, editor of the American Union, to Miss Mary E. Gibbs, both of Ashland.
BRONSON, C. C.—– I.R. JUN. 24, 1858
Married on the 15th inst., by Rev. Dan Young, C. C. Bronson, M. D., and Mrs. M. A. Blentlinger, all of Ironton.
BRONSON, MELISSA C.—– I.R. MAY 21, 1857
Died in Ironton, May 15th, Melissa C. Bronson, wife of Dr. C. C. Bronson, in the 30th year of her age.
BROOK, JOSEPH—– I.R. JUL. 14, 1853
Married on the 6th inst., in Elizabeth Tp., by R. Richey, Esq., Joseph Brook to Milly Corby.
BROOKS, CALVIN D.—– I.R. SEP. 25, 1862
BROOKS, EDWIN C.—– I.R. SEP. 27, 1860
Married in Ironton on Sept. 5th, by Rev. T. W. Davies, Mr. Edwin C. Brooks and Miss Elizabeth M. Davies, all of Ironton.
BROOKS, MRS. ELIZABETH—– I.R. JUN. 02, 1864
BROOKS, INFANT—– I.R. NO DATE
Died Sept. 10, 1888?, 4 month old daughter of Henry Brooks.
BROOKS, JOHN—– I.R. JAN. 11, 1906
BROOKS, JOHN E.—– I.R. JUN. 26, 1862
BROOKS, JOSEPH S.—– I.R. JUN. 12, 1862
BROTHERIDGE, MRS.—– I.R. NOV. 14, 1878
Mrs. Ross received word this morning from Jackson, that her mother, Mrs. Brotheridge had died last night. Mrs. Brotheridge was over 80 years old.
BROUNSTEAD, MARY—– I.R. SEPT. 03, 1857
Died – at Pine Grove Furnace, of flux, on the 29th, Mary Brounstead, daughter of Earnest and Margaret Brounstead, aged 10y8m.
BROWN, MR.—– I.R. SEPT. 25, 1873
BROWN, CATHERINE—– I.R. OCT. 15, 1874
BROWN, EDWIN F.—– I.R. JUN. 21, 1900
For years manager of the local Western Union . . . died in Denver, Col., last Friday . . . was about 38 years of age (do not have all of obit.)
BROWN, MRS. HULDA POWELL—– I.R. SEPT. 18, 1890
BROWN, JAMES—– I.R. AUG. 22, 1901
VETERAN of the Civil War died Thursday at his home in the Parker Block, aged 64 years. Member of Capt. John V. Keeper’s battery of 1st VA Light Artillery. He leaves a wife and three daughters. Funeral at LaGrange.
BROWN, JAMES—– I.R. JAN. 18, 1926
Age 77, PIONEER IRON FURNACE MAN, died Sunday. He was born near Franklin Furnace, Sept. 18?, 1848? the son of Mr. and Mrs. George Wesley Brown. . . On Oct. 29?, 1895 he married Laura ____ Young, of Hanging Rock. Three children were born to them, Misses Gladys and Ethyl, who survive and one son, James who died at the age of five. Mrs. Brown also survives and one sister, Mrs. Elizabeth Shepherd, of Lyra, Ohio, Mrs. Elsworth Moore and Mrs. Elsie Crawford, of West Union and Wesley Brown of Houston, Texas are half-brother and sisters. Burial: Woodland.
BROWN, JOHN—– I.R. FEB. 03, 1881
BROWN, JOHN H.—– SWR. MAR. 23, 1917
BROWN, NATHAN (colored see JONES, JIM)—– I.R. May 22, 1902
BROWN, ROBERT—– I.R. JAN. 16, 1902
Died Dec. 10, 1901 – Old Maidsville; rheumatism of the heart.
BROWN, W. S.—– I.R. DEC. 03, 1857
Died Nov. 30th in Portsmouth, W. S. Brown, long known as a business man of that city, in his 45th year. He was a native of London, England.
BROWNE, MRS. MARY (ROBINSON)—– IET NOV. 15, 1938
Daughter of Rev. P. M. and Luanna Stewart Robinson was born near Sheritts, Ohio, December 19, 1861, died Nov. 5, 1938 at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Madge Canter in Akron, Ohio. She was married to Stephen Douglas Browne, September 6, 1887 at Ironton, Ohio and lived in Lawrence county until 1911, then for six years in Athens and since 1917 in Akron, Ohio. They became the parents of nine children; two of them John D. Browne and Luanna Browne Chambers preceded her into the better land. She is survived by her husband, by one sister, Mrs. W. D. Hambleton of Ironton, Ohio, by six daughters, Mrs. Dorie Crabtree, Mrs. Madge Canter, Mrs. Mame Ballinger, Mrs. Muriel Steece, Mrs. Nora Croina Cullum and Mrs. Kathleen Allen, and one son Eric E. Browne. She is also survived by 23 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and a host of friends.
BROWNE, H. R. (bad copy of paper)—– SWR. DEC. 05, 1921
Born May 3, 1845 – served in Civil War. On July 26, 1869, Capt. Browne was united in marriage to Isabelle Peters and seven children survive this union. They are Mrs. F. E. Duduit, of Porstmouth, O., Mrs. C. T. Dean of Portsmouth, Va.; J. Harry Browne of Wellston, O.; Mrs. N. N. Potts of Ironton, O.; Mrs. A. L. Irish. Chester A. Browne and George K. Browne, all of Cleveland, O. One sister, Mrs. G. W. Keye, of Ironton also survives. He was auditor of Lawrence county for three successive terms. Interment at Woodland.
BROWNING, ARTHUR—– I.R. JUN. 30, 1853
The son of the late Samuel M. Browning, Esq., of Lawrence county, was drowned at Marietta, while bathing below the Muskingum dam on Sunday, the 19th inst.. He was clerk at the Post Office. A younger brother of the deceased was drowned a few years ago in the Ohio river at Belpre. The widowed mother is now childless having lost both sons by drowning. Young Browning was about 17 years old. Body taken to Belpre for burial.
BROWNSTEAD, LEWIS—– I.R. NOV. 10, 1887
Marriage license issued to Lewis Brownstead and Anna Turvey.
BROWNSTEAD, MARGARET—– I.R. FEB. 05, 1880
BROWNSTEAD, MRS. ROSE—– IET FEB. 18, 1932
Age 79, wife of the late George Brownstead, died Wednesday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Henry Howell, 319 South Fifth Street. She was born June 28, 1852 at Wheeling, W. Va., but spent most of her life in this city. She was a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Sourman. She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Henry Howell and Miss Amelia Brownstead of this city and one son, F. P. Brownstead of Chillicothe. Two children, Clarence Brownstead and Mrs. Chas. Hunter preceded her in death. Burial at Woodland. One brother, William Sourman of Ironton survives.
BROY, CHARLES—– I.R. FEB. 17, 1887
A young man whose home was at Jeffersonville, Ind., was killed on the Hanging Rock and Newcastle R.R., last Saturday, at Hanging Rock. He was a brakeman on the road and was coupling cars near Rumble’s store, when by some means he was caught and run over. It is said that he was running ahead of a car trying to draw a coupling pin when a wheel caught his foot. Death occurred instantly. The remains were sent to Jeffersonville. He was age 19.
BRUBAKER, CHARLES W.—– I.R. MAR. 23, 1905
Charles W. Brubaker, of Sheridan, died very suddenly Saturday morning from heart failure. Mr. Brubaker was 30 years of age, and was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Abram Brubaker. He leaves, besides his parents, one brother, Frank, and three sisters, Misses Alma and Effie at home, and Mrs. Emma Todd, of Colorado, to mourn his loss. Interment at the family burying ground.
BRUBAKER, DAVID P.—– I.R. JAN. 18, 1866
Married by Rev. B. F. Ashley, Mr. David P. Brubaker and Miss Arzella S. Clark.
BRUBAKER, JAMES—– I.R. JAN. 26, 1865
James Brubaker, a young man of about 18 years old, and son of Daniel Brubaker, of Perry Township, died on last Friday, with all the symptoms of hydrophobia. During the mad dog excitement in this county in October, he received a bite from a dog. The dog was killed for his viciousness, though slightly suspected of madness. Up to within a few days of his death, the health of the deceased had been, as usual, with the exception, that the week previous he had accidentally cut himself on the knee and had been confined to the house on account of the wound. His constant thirst and great aversion to water, gave sure indications of the dreadful end that awaited him. During his last hours he suffered extremely, requiring force to keep him on his bed during his ravings. He thought that if he could only “drink a draught of good water” he would get well. He remained apparently in his right mind till death relieved him.
BRUBAKER, MRS. JULIA MAYS—–No date
I.R. SEPT. 22, 1892 – Mrs. Julia Mays Brubaker called at the Register office Tuesday. …We learned that she is the proprietor and discoverer of what is known as the Mays Electric System, a most perfect process for removing imperfections from the skin such as pock marks, birth marks, &c., ……..
BRUBAKER, MRS. MARGARET—– I.R. SEP. 5, 1850
Died on the 31st at her residence in Lawrence county, Mrs. Margaret Brubaker, consort of Daniel Brubaker, Esq. in her 49th year.
BRUCE, A. C.—– IET MAY 21, 1931
A. C. Bruce, farmer of Union Landing, died this afternoon, 72 years old. Death followed from a stroke of paralysis. Mr. Bruce was born at Deering and spent practically all his life in Lawrence county. He had resided at Union Landing during the last 29 years. . . He is survived by his widow, Sarah and four children, Avanelle and Alice at home, Wayne of Russell and Mrs. S. W. Kouns of South Point. One child preceded him in death. Burial in Woodland Cemetery.
BRUCE, FRANK D.—– I.R. NOV. 16, 1893
Frank D. Bruce, a most excellent young man and a rising teacher of this county, died at his home on Ice Creek, last Thursday afternoon. He was 20 years old, last July. Lung disease with a final attack of typhoid fever carried him off.
BRUCE, JAMES —– I.R. AUG. 20, 1891
Age 74 . . . He married Matilda Allen in 1840 . . . had twelve children . . . six are dead. . .
BRUCE, MRS. JERRY —– I.R. NOV. 07, 1878
Awful death last Friday, Mrs. Bruce, wife of Jerry Bruce, who lives near Ice Creek Baptist Church, about a mile from town met a horrible death. While cooking apple butter . . . dress caught fire, burned severely . . . leaves a husband and 3 children.
BRUCE, MRS. JULIA —– I.R. APR. 02, 1891
Mrs. Julia Bruce, widow of the late Amaziah Bruce died last Monday at the age of 68 years. She lived a mile beyond Deering on the Getaway road.
BRUCE, KENDAL—– IET FEB. 09, 1926
Kendal Bruce was born June 8, 1848, died Feb. 6, 1926 at the age of 78 years, 8 months, and 28 days. He was united in marriage to Hannah Moore and to this union five children were born, one died in infancy but four survive as follows: Albin B. of Idaho, Edgar B. of South Point, Charles B. of Pedro and Effie of Petersons, Wyoming.
BRUCE, MRS. METTA—– I.R. FEB. 18, 1892
Died at Oxmoor, Alabama, on the 9th inst., Mrs. Metta Bruce, wife of Lindsey Bruce and daughter of Dr. W. Gills. She moved from this county to Alabama about 10 years ago. She left husband and 4 children to mourn for her.
BRUCE, NELSON—– I.R. SEP. 13, 1860
Marriage license issued to Nelson Bruce and Julia Gibson.
BRUCE, OLIVER PERRY—– I.R. OCT. 17, 1861
Died – Oliver Perry, age 17 in Linn County, Miss., son of Vincent and Corintha Bruce, formerly of Lawrence County.
BRUCE, MRS. SARAH—– IET JAN. 20, 1934
Mrs. Sarah E. Bruce of Union Landing died at her home there this morning at the age of 70 years. Mrs. Bruce was born at Ft. Gay, W. Va., Dec. 23, 1864. Her husband died three years ago and one son, Taylor V., died Sept. 6, 1899. Surviving children are Mrs. Mabel Kouns of South Point, Wayne, Alice and Avanelle, all at home. Burial at Woodland.
BRUCE, WAYNE D.—– IET AUG. 18, 1949
Died – Wayne D. Bruce, 60, formerly of Ironton, died at his home Wednesday in Columbus. He had been ill since suffering injury in an auto accident in 1946. He was a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Amisa (sic Amaziah) Bruce, was born and reared in this county and was a former C. & O. employee. Surviving are his widow Helen Lawless Bruce, these children: Mrs. Herman Willis of Ironton, Mrs. Virginia Bradshaw of Columbus, Miss Beulah Bruce at home, Mrs. Harry Baker, Jr., of Columbus, three grandchildren and three sisters, Mrs. Walstein Kouns of South Point, Mrs. Roscoe (Avanelle) Hacker of Russell, Mrs. Alice Gray of Flemingsburg. A brother preceded him in death. Burial at Woodland.
BRUCE, WILLIAM—– I.R. AUG. 07, 1890
BRUMFIELD,—– I.R. DEC. 30, 1880
BRUMFIELD, B. —– I.R. AUG. 06, 1891
Revolting murders – B. Brumfield, his wife and 4 children murdered.
BRUMFIELD, MRS.—– IJRN DEC. 21, 1870
Died December 17th of dropsy, Mrs. Brumfield, aged about 21 years.
BRUMFIELD, BIRD F.—– I.R. FEB. 09, 1854
Married at the Ironton House, on the 4th inst., by Jacob Lair, Esq., Bird F. Brumfield of Kentucky, to Elizabeth F. Hatten, of Virginia.
BRUMFIELD, PERRY—– I.T. MAR. 22, 1943
BRYAN, ELLA—– I.R. MAY 19, 1853
Died at Burlington, on the 6th inst., Ella, daughter of W. H. and Romaine M. Bryan, aged 3m 14d.
BRYAN, HENRY E.—– I.R. AUG. 20, 1857
Died on the 17th inst., in Burlington, Henry E. Bryan, son of W. H. and R. M. Bryan.
BRYAN, ISAAC M.—– I.R. JUN. 18, 1857
Died in Burlington, Ohio, on the 7th day of June, 1857, of consumption, Isaac M. Bryan, aged 20y3m8d, leaves an aged mother.
BRYAN, JANE ISABELL—– I.R. SEPT. 10, 1857
Died on Sept. 3rd, at Burlington, of Flux, Jane Isabell Bryan, aged 22y3m5d.
BRYAN, JOHN—– I.R. FEB. 24, 1870
A correspondent writes us from up Big Sandy (KY), that John Bryan, living near the mouth of Rowe Creek, was born in 1755, which makes him 115 years old. The old gentleman can neither see nor walk, and can hear only a little. He was born at some fort in Maryland, and went into the Revoluntionary war under Capt. Lee Morgan.
BRYAN, JOHN C.—– I.R. JAN. 21, 1858
Died at Burlington, Ohio, on the 14th inst., John C., son of W. H. and R. M. Bryan, aged 1y9m.
BRYAN, JOHN M.—– I.R. NOV. 23, 1865
Died John M. Bryan, formerly of Burlington, Ohio, died at Sacramento City, Calif., Oct. 13, 1865. He left home for the Golden State October 1st, 1850. His remains sent home to Burlington for interment.
BRYAN, LEWIS L.—– IJRN FEB. 02, 1870
Married – January 20th at the residence of the bride’s parents, by Rev. James D. Fry, Mr. Lewis L. Bryan of WV and Sarah J. Miller of Haskelville, Ohio.
BRYAN, MARY ALICE—– I.R. SEPT. 22, 1864
Died at Burlington on the 19th inst., Mary Alice Bryan, daughter of W. H. and R. M. Bryan, age 6y5m20d.
BRYAN, SARAH—– I.R. SEPT. 10, 1857
Died at Burlington, Aug. 21st, of billious diarrhea, Sarah Bryan, aged 61y4m29d.
BRYANT, ALBERT (colored)—– I.R. AUG. 02, 1901
Albert Bryant, a prominent colored citizen of Burlington and a leader in local politics among his people, died suddenly of heart disease Friday. He was 55 years of age and leaves a wife and family.
BRYANT, CHARLES W.—– I.R. FEB. 08, 1866
Married at Pine Grove Furnace, on the 2nd inst., by Rev. Wm. Hunderdosse, Chas. W. Bryant to Elizabeth Sargent.
BRYANT, JOHN M.—– I.R. JUL. 20, 1865
Marriage license issued during the month of April – John M. Bryant and Eliza Jane Shumate.
BRYANT, WILLIAM —– I.R. JAN. 20, 1887
Deaths – Jan. 14, Wm. Bryant, aged 73 years.
BRYSON, ALBERT W.—– IJRN SEP. 14, 1870
Died August 22nd, Albert W., son of G. W. and Nancy Bryson, aged 13y5m24d. He was accidentally shot.
BRYSON, MISS BLANCHE—– M.I. JAN. 12, 1910
Consumption Caused This Young Lady’s Death – Miss Blanche Bryson, aged 18 years, daughter of Charles Bryson died Tuesday at her home in South Point after an illness of about one year’s duration of consumption. Miss Bryson is survived by her father, two brothers and one sister, Miss Pattie, one of Lawrence counties best known school teachers. A cousin, Miss Belle Bryson, is a teacher at Hanging Rock and is a member of the Bowman household on Buckhorn Street. The interment will be at South Point.
BRYSON, MRS. HAMILTON—– I.R. JUL. 10, 1890
Mrs. John Hughes and Mr. and Mrs. Alfonzo Bryson, were home from the Kentucky river last week, on account of the sickness and death of their mother, Mrs. Hamilton Bryson. – Miss Dolly Bryson, who has been very sick, is convalescent.
BRYSON, CAPT. ISAAC —– IWR JUN. 05, 1897
BRYSON, NANNIE LAURA—– IJRN SEPT. 14, 1870
Died August 2nd, Nannie Laura, daughter of G. W. and Nancy Bryson; aged 2y3m23d.
BUCHANAN, JOHN W.—– I.R. MAR. 21, 1861
BUCHANAN, SARAH A.—– I.R. FEB. 25, 1858
Died on the 15th inst., in Zaleski, Ohio, Sarah A., daughter of G. F. and Elvira Buchanan; aged 5 years 3 months.
BUCK, JAMES—– I.R. JUL. 07, 1853
Married on the 3rd inst., by Rev. J. H. Creighton, James Buck to Mary E. Sloat, all of Ironton.
BUCK, JAMES—– I.R. SEPT. 09, 1886
BUCK, JAMES ANDREW—– I.R. FEB. 28, 1861
Died in Ironton Feb. 22 of congestion of the brain. He was the son of James and Mary Eliza Buck. He was age 3y1m.
BUCK, MRS. MARY E.—– IJRN JULY 20, 1870
Died July 20th, Mrs. Mary E., wife of James Buck, aged 35 years old.
BUCKLEW, MRS. JANE—– I.R. MAR. 9, 1953
Mrs. Susan Jane (Janie) Bucklew, 69, of 710 Marion Pike, Coal Grove, died at the home of her son, Charles William Bucklew…. Mrs. Bucklew was born at Portsmouth, June 23, 1883, daughter of the late Mr. And Mrs. Charles Ballard. Surviving are three sons, M-Sgt. Leslie G. Bucklew, of Alexandria, Va., Charles William Bucklew of Ironton and George E. Bucklew, of Morehead, Ky., a brother, Edward Ballard of Coal Grove; 13 grandchildren and three great grandchildren. Her husband, William C. Bucklew, died April 11, 1949. Two sons, Leroy and James Bucklew preceded her in death.
BUELL, EDWARD W.—– I.R. DEC. 03, 1857
Married on the 23rd in Newport, Washington county, Edward W. Buell, of Marietta, to Miss Melissa S. Barker, daughter of Judge Joseph Barker.
BUFFINGTON, JAMES ROBERT—– I.R. MAR. 14, 1861
Died on Saturday, 9th, inst., on steamer N. W. Thomas, below Cincinnati, son of Maj. James Buffington, of Quaker Bottom, Lawrence county, aged about 35 years.
BUFFINGTON, WM. H.—– I.R. JUN. 30, 1853
Married on the 28th inst., in Ironton, by Rev. J. H. Creighton, Mr. Wm. H. Buffington, of Jefferson City, Mo., (Auditor of the State), to Miss Georgella Nicholas, of Cabell county, Va.
BULL, MRS. FRANCES—– I.R. JUN 27, 1867
BULL, JAMES—– SWR. JAN. 20, 1920
BUMGARNER, DANIEL—– I.R. JUL. 02, 1868
One of the oldest citizens of Lawrence county died near Haverhill, last Monday. Used to teach schools in this county. HE FORMERLY OWNED A PART OF THE LAND ON WHICH IRONTON STANDS.
BUMGARNER, JACOB—– I.R. APR. 23, 1857
Died on the 21st inst., near Haverhill, Jacob Bumgarner, son of Daniel Bumgarner, aged about 21 years.
BUNDY, MR.—– I.R. DEC. 19, 1895
BURCH, JOHN—– I.R. JAN. 30, 1879
Formerly a carpenter in _____ and lately living near Sheridan died recently.
BURCH, MRS. RACHEL—– I.R. FEB. 24, 1887
Wife of Wayne Burch, died at her home near Haverhill, on the 4th of February, at the age of 67 years. She formerly lived in Ironton.
BURCHAM, INFANT—– I.R. JAN. 21, 1904
Cebee – John Burcham’s two year old child caught fire from a grate, while the parents were at the barn and was burned to death.
BURCHAM, JOHN H. —– I.R. NOV. 03, 1887
Marriage license issued to John H. Burcham and Mary E. Martindell.
BURCHAM, NATHANIEL—– IET. MAY 21, 1936
BURCHFIELD, WILLIAM—– I.R. SEP. 22, 1887
Men Killed – Caving in at No. 2 Tunnel – No. 2 tunnel of the D. & I. Railroad between Olive and Gallia furnaces – two men died – Wm. Burchfield and I. Oshman, both of Zaleski.
BURDETT, CHARLES W.—– I.R. SEPT. 23, 1886
BURDETT, SAMUEL REV.—– I.R. DEC. 23, 1869
BURDETT, SAMUEL—– I.R. DEC. 16, 1869
IJRN DEC. 15, 1869—–Died December 10th at Vesuvius Furnace of lung fever, Mr. Samuel Burdett of Burlington.
BURDETT, W. S.—– I.R. APR. 19, 1888
Died – Apr. 11, W. S. Burdett, aged 1 year 3 mos.
BURDETTE, WILLIAM—– I.R. FEB. 19, 1880
BURGESS, MRS. ADDIE M.—– I.R. APR. 18, 1867
BURGESS, EDWARD—– I.R. DEC. 17, 1885
Died – Dec. 10, Edward Burgess, aged 18 years.
BURGESS, GEORGE S.—– SAT. IWR AUG. 03, 1895
Died at Orlando, Florida. Funeral took place from residence of E. Bixby. Interment: Woodland cemetery.
BURGESS, MRS. SARAH CATHERINE—– I.R. AUG. 01, 1889
Died July 27, age 61 years.
BURGESS, THOMAS DAVISSON—– I.R. APR. 01, 1875
BURGESS, VERMEDEL—– I.R. APR. 15, 1875
BURGIS, JOHN H.—– I.R. NOV. 24, 1864
Married on the 22nd ult., by Rev. David Harries, Mr. John H. Burgis and Miss Esther D. Lewis, both of Lawrence county, Ohio.
BURK,—– I.R. DEC. 23, 1880
BURKE, ALBERT—– I.R. NOV. 10, 1887
Marriage license issued to Albert Burke and Emily Jones.
BURKE, GEORGE—– I.R. SEP. 05, 1878
Killed by Cragmiles.
BURKE, HENRY—– I.R. FEB. 17, 1887
For many years a resident of Ironton, but for four or five years past, living at Winter Park, Florida, died a few days ago, of some stomach complaint. Two of his sons are now in the merchandise business at or near Sanford, Florida.
BURKE, INFANT—– I.R. AUG. 04, 1887
Died – July 31, infant child of James Burke.
BURKE, JOHN—– I.R. SEPT. 03, 1857
Died – Aug. 13th, in Keokuk, Iowa, John Burke, formerly of Marietta, aged 41 years.
BURKE, JOHN J.—– IET FEB. 23, 1926
Died in Chair – John J. Burke, over 82 years of age, a well known farmer of Franklin Fce. , and Wheelersburg areas died Sunday while sitting up in a chair at his home. Infirmities caused death after a two year illness. He was born at Burke’s Point, Hayport Road, east of Wheelersburg, January 21, 1844 being 82 years and 1 month old. On November 22, 1872, he was united in marriage to Miss Amanda Ranshaus of Portsmouth, who passed away about two years ago. The this union were born eleven children, two of whom have died. The surviving are Kenneth Burke, Mrs. Charles C. Blair, Claude Burke, Mrs. Scott Wooley and Mrs. Samuel Hecker, all of Marion, O., Mrs. Charles Oppy of Franklin Furnace, Pearl, Earl and Lawson Burke at home. Mrs. Louise Burke of Second St., Portsmouth was a sister-in-law, Floyd Lawson and Russell Burke and Mrs. J. E. Simpson of this city nephews and niece of Mr. Burke. Burial in the Lamb cemetery at Franklin Furnace.
BURKE, MRS. LAVINA—– I.R. JUN. 29, 1882
Of the French Grant, and mother of Henry Burke, died at Wheelersburg, last Monday.
BURKE, MARTHA JANE—– I.R. DEC. 23, 1852
Died on Nov. 18th, near Jasper, Pike Co., of typhoid dysentery, Martha Jane, daughter of William and Lucinda Burke, late of this county.
BURKE, SAMUEL—– I.R. NOV. 20, 1879
BURKE, THOMAS—– IET FEB. 18, 1932
Brother of Mrs. John Shields of Seventh and Etna Sts., died at his home in Wellston. Born and reared in Wellston, never married. Survived by two brothers and four sisters, Ellen and _____acia Burke of Wellston, Patrick and James Burke of Wellston, (Need end of Obituary).
BURKETT, DAVID K.—– I.R. SEP. 13, 1860
Married in Ironton on the 30th ult., by Rev. George E. Leonard, David K. Burkett and Mary Jane Thomas, all of Ironton.
BURNETT, JOHN W. —– IWR DEC. 30, 1899
Mr. John W. Burnett and Miss Lizzie Golden were married on Monday at the residence of Charles Isley on the corner of 7th and Quincy streets, Mayor Collett, officiating. They will reside in Roanoke, Va.
BURNS, JAMES—– IJRN NOV. 03, 1869
Married October 28th, by Rev. J. E. Moore, Mr. James Burns and Miss Almira Vicker, both of West Virginia.
BURNS, JAMES, JR.—– I.R. OCT. 22, 1857
Married on the 19th inst., by T. A. Brattin, Esq., Mr. James Burns, Jr. And Miss Cindarilla Burns, both of Cabell county, Va.
BURNS, THOMAS—– I.R. OCT. 07, 1886
Birth – on the 1st inst., to Mr. and Mrs. Thos. Burns, a daughter.
BURR, MRS.—– I.R. FEB. 16, 1893
Mrs. Burr, mother of B. H. And H. C. Burr, died at Madison, O., last week, quite suddenly. Her age was over 90 years. She is kindly remembered by friends here. Her sons attended the funeral last Sunday.
BURR, ANNA HOWARD—– I.R. OCT. 02, 1856
Died on Sept. 21st inst., in Delaware, while on a visit to her friends, in that place, Anna Howard Burr, daughter of Rev. Dr. Burr, of Portsmouth.
BURR, MRS. HARRIET E. (KINGSBURY)—– M.I. JAN. 12, 1916
Another Ironton PIONEER died, Mrs. Henrieta Kingsbury Burr, relict of the late H. C. Burr, died of lagrippe and pneumonia. Mrs. Harriet Kingsbury Burr, was born at Newton, Mass., Nov. 12, 1838, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Kingsbury, and was in her 78th year. She came to this city while but a child, with her parents and resided here continuously. Her father was superintendent of schools of the city for many years and Mrs. Burr also taught in the public schools here. . . Mrs. Burr was for 42 years treasurer of Lawrence County Teacher’s Institute association. Being childless, Mrs. Burr was left alone at the death of her husband in 1911. Sometime ago she decided to present her beautiful and spacious home on South 6th street to the Briggs Library and the offer was accepted by the library trustees. Her few relatives survive, they are: Mrs. T. E. Gardner, a sister of Proctorville, O., Miss Harriet Gardner, a niece, also of Proctorville, O.; C. A. Sparks, of Washington, D. C., F. D. Gardner, of Alliance, O., and H. B. Gardner of Cleveland, O., are nephews.
BURR, MRS. SUE BELLE (WILSON)—– I.R. MAY 19, 1892
Wife of Mr. Barton H. Burr, died in this city, last Saturday. She was born at Newark, Ohio, June 2, 1850 and came with her parents to Ironton in 1854. She was the daughter of Henry and Eliza M. Wilson. In 1869 she was married. The funeral was on Monday at the home on Adams street. Col. Henry B. and E. S. Wilson, her brothers, Messrs. Edwin Bixby and Halsey C. Burr, her brothers-in-law, and Messrs. E. W. Bixby and Harry Campbell, her nephews, were the pall bearers. Interment at Woodland.
BURROUGHS, MISS ELIZA C.—– I.R. APR. 28, 1859
Died at Olive Furnace, on the 23d inst., of consumption. Daughter of Almon and Emily Burroughs, aged 18y 1m 19d.
BURTON, JAMES—– I.R. DEC. 31, 1857
Married on the 23rd inst., at the residence of Mr. J. Jameson, by Rev. B. N. Spahr, Mr. James Burton, of Greenup county, Ky., and Miss Sarah E. Carner of Ironton.
BURTON, MRS. MILDRED (CAMPBELL)—– I.T. OCT. 02, 1950
Mrs. M. T. Burton died Saturday, Cincinnati – She was a daughter of Joseph Campbell, a son of Hiram Campbell, one of the founders of Ironton. Ironton relative, Mrs. Hannah Hudson attended funeral. She was wed to Matthew T. Burton, who came to Ironton as an architect in connection with N & W Railway bridge. After the death of her husband, she made her home with her brother-in-law, Frank F. Dinsmore and son, Joseph Campbell Dinsmore at Baker Place, East Walnut Hills, Cincinnati. A sister, Mary Campbell Dinsmore, died several years ago. Her nephew, Campbell Dinsmore is an executive with Proctor & Gamble Co., Mrs. Hudson of Ironton and the late Carl and Don Moulton were cousins of the deceased. Mrs. Burton’s mother was the late Mary Norton Campbell of Ashland, an aunt of Mrs. Hudson. Surviving are two nephews, Joe C. Dinsmore and Campbell Dinsmore of Cincinnati, three cousins, Dan W. Norton of Ashland, Ky., Mrs. Hannah Hudson of Ironton and Harold Norton of Newport News, Va.
BURTON, MRS. PHEEBE—– I.R. APR. 03, 1890
Born in Rockingham Co., Va., July 27, 1813; died in Lawrence Co., March 19, 1890. Came to Ohio when a child, married to Nathaniel Burton. They had twelve children, six boys and six girls. The husband and six children preceded her in death.
BURTON, THOMAS—– IDR. MAR. 07, 1921
BURWELL, JOHN—– I.R. AUG. 02, 1860
Married in Mason City, at residence of bride’s father, John Burwell and Mrs. M. Camp, both of Ironton.
BURWELL, JOHN—– IJRN JULY 27, 1870
Died John Burwell, stricken with paralysis early last spring.
BUSH, C. I.—– I. JRN. SEP. 22, 1869
Married at the residence of the bride’s father, by Rev. R. Callaghan, Mr. C. I. Bush to Miss Zoo S. Guthrie, all of Swann Creek, Gallia county, Ohio.
BUSH, CLARENCE —– I.R. APR. 21, 1892
Marriage license issued to Clarence Bush and Bertie Jacobs.
BUSH, MRS. MELISSA —– I.R. MAR. 30, 1905
Died age 81 on the 26th of March after a long illness in Gallipolis, Ohio.
BUSH, MRS. MISSOURI (GUTHRIE)—– I.R. SEP. 03, 1874
Died Aug. 14, 1874 the wife of C. I. Bush and daughter of James H. Guthrie.
BUSH, SETH R.—– I.R. NOV. 21, 1895
Died – Seth R. Bush on Nov. 14, 1895. He was born Middlesboro, Vt., on Nov. 21, 1818, nearly 77 years ago. Came to Ohio 1840 and located in Scioto county and married Melissa Wait and moved to Ironton in 1850 (large obit on front page).
BUSHBAUM, MRS. MARY—– SWI. FEB. 26, 1909
BUSSEY, —– I.R. JAN. 30, 1879
Birth – on Jan. 14, 1879, to Mr. and Mrs. ___ F. Bussey, of Aid Township, a daughter.
BUSSEY, MAUD—– I.R. NOV. 28, 1878
Aid – Mr. and Mrs. F. Bussey’s only child, Maud, died last Sunday of congestion of the lungs. Great bereavement to the parents, being their second within the year.
BUTCHER, MRS. JOHN —– I.R. MAR. 26, 1891
Sheriff Ward took Mrs. John Butcher and Mrs. Mary E. Blankenship to Athens Insane Asylum last Monday.
BUTCHER, LAWRENCE—– I.R. AUG. 09, 1888
Died Aug. 8, Lawrence Butcher, aged 16.
BUTLER, CHARLES WILLIAM—– I.R. JUL. 08, 1869
BUTLER, JAMES E. SR.—– IWR. JAN. 12, 1895
BUTLER, SARAH A.—– I.R. JUL. 08, 1869
BUTLER, MRS. SARA A. ARGO —– I.R. JUL. 22, 1869
BUTTERFIELD, BENJAMIN—– I.R. NOV. 23, 1905
BUTTS,—– I.R. AUG. 23, 1888
Sad Accident – Tuesday afternoon, Mr. and Mrs. David Butts who live at Texas Hollow, left their three small children at home and went to visit a neighbor. … one of the children, a boy of 7 years, found his father’s revolver and was playing with it when it went off. The ball struck the younger sister in the head and killed her instantly. The little girl was five years old.
BYARD, SUSIE ORLENA—– I.R. SEP. O7, 1871
BYAS, CATHERINE MAY—– I.R. JUL. 22, 1886
BYERS, REV. ALBERT G. —– I.R. DEC. 23, 1852
Married On the 7th inst., Rev. Albert G. Byers, of the Ohio Methodist Conference, to Miss Mary A. Rathburn.