Misc Obituaries: Volume 1 – I

Abstracts of Obits, Death Notices, etc.
Lawrence County, Ohio Persons

Compiled by: Sharon Milich Kouns and Martha J. Martin

Updated last: October 10, 1997


Remember, obituaries are charged half a cent a word, cash to accompany the order. Watch this. Also, remember that all anonymous communications will be thrown in the waste basket. 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


IKER, MRS.       I.R. AUG. 02, 1888
Died – at Hanging Rock, July 26, Mrs. Iker, aged about 78.

IRVIN, CHARLES       I.R. JAN. 16, 1902
Died April 14, 1901, asphyxiated at Belfont furnace.

IRVIN, MRS.MARY       I.R. NOV. 20, 1856

IRVING, MRS. F. B.        I.R. JUL. 07, 1887
Died – July 4, wife of F. B. Irving.

IRWIN, MISS ELIZA JANE       I.R. JAN. __, 1856

IRWIN, GEORGE       I.R. JUN. 08, 1871
Died – Irwin – At his residence, on Symmes Creek, Lawrence county, Ohio, May 23d, after a protracted and painfull illness, George Irwin, aged 71 years and 7 months. The dec’d was born in Frederick county, Va., Oct. 23d, 1799. When he was 5 years of age, his father moved to Cabell county, Va., where he resided until his death. In 1818, the family consisting of the mother, and eight children, George being the eldest, aged 19 years, removed to Lawrence county, O., and settled near the mouth of Sharp’s creek. On July 5th, 1821, he was married to Jemima Russell. In the Fall of 1823, he moved to Elkins’ Creek, near where Oak Ridge Furnace now stands; remained there on Congress land about three years, he then removed to Symmes Creek, near the mouth of Johns Creek, where he lived the greater portion of his time until his death….man of great energy and perserverance, and in business eminently successful….

IRWIN, JEMIMA       I.R. MAR. 13, 1862
Died – on the 6th inst., in Symmes Tp., Jemima Irwin, wife of George Irwin, aged 63y3m4d.

IRWIN, ROBERT       I.R. AUG. 04, 1881
Robert Irwin, son of Wash Irwin, one of the pioneer citizens of Ironton, was killed by the cars in Minnesota, last Saturday night. His sisters were Hattie and Maggie, who are now married and live in Texas. The heirs of the Irwin estate were stockholders in the I.R.R. and their stock recently transferred to E. F. Gillen, the administrator. Robert’s share amount to about $600.

Married at the residence of J. C. Stewart, on Sept. 9, by Rev. J. M. Kelly, Mr. William Henry Harrison Irwin and Miss Sarah L. Stewart.

IRWIN, JANE       I.R.

IRWIN, JEMIMA      I.R. MAR. 13, 1862
Wife of George Irwin.

IRWIN, JOHN       I.R. APR. 03, 1862

IRWIN, JOHN THOMAS       I.R. JUL. 05, 1900
Of Camargo, Douglas county, Illinois. He was born in Lawrence County, Ohio on May 25?, 1824 being 76 years and 14 days old. He died June 10, 1900. He married Letta W. Wiseman in 1845. They had 8 children, four preceded them in death. Those surviving were: W. T., Hattie I. who married Dr. Burnett, Louis K. and Ida M. who married C. B. Hammett. He was a CIVIL WAR VETERAN.

IRWIN, MRS. MARY        I.R. NOV. 20, 1856
Died on Friday night, November 14th, at her late residence in Ironton, Mrs. Mary Irwin, consort of the late Washington Irwin, aged about 30 years.

IRWIN, ROBERT       I.R. AUG. 04, 1881

IRWIN, SARAH       I.R. JUL. 01, 1858
Died on the 22nd of June in Ironton, Mrs. Sarah Irwin, wife of John Irwin, in the 33rd year of her age.

IRWIN, WASHINGTON,       I.R. FEB. 24, 1853
Died on yesterday (23rd) in this town, of consumption, Mr. Washington Irwin, of the well known firm of Irwin & Kelly, in his 43d year.

ISAACS, FIELDING       I.R. DEC. 22, 1853
Married on the 19th inst., by Rev. J. H.Creighton, Mr. Fielding Isaacs to Miss Angeline Wilson, both of this county.

ISAACS, MRS. SARAH        IET MAR. 29, 1943
Mrs. Sarah Isaacs, 65, wife of John Isaacs, died at her home near Cadmus, Gallia. She was a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. David Cheatwood. Surviving her are her husband and three sons, Virgil and Clarence of Bowling Green, Ohio, Hollis of Gallia, two sisters, Mrs. T. R. Neal of Springfield, O., and Mrs. Lexie Belcher of Rio Grande. Burial in Salem Cemetery.

ISAMINGER, G. W.       I.R. SEP. 06, 1860
Married near Burlington, Aug. 1st, by Rev. J. Q. Gibson, Rev. G. W. Isaminger to Miss Mary Jane Scovill.

Died at the residence of her father, Curtis Scovill, on Oct. 4, wife of Rev. G. W. Isaminger, age 28.

ISAMINGER, PHILIP       I.R. JAN. 10, 1861

ISAMINGER, SON       I.R. MAR. 06, 1879
Born in Green Township, Scioto Co., Feb. 24th, to Mr. and Mrs. John Isaminger, former residents of Ironton, a son.

ISCHENBURG, JOHN       I.R. NOV. 03, 1870
Marriage license issued to John Ischenburg and Elizabeth Gheist.

ISRAEL, MAJOR       I.R. JUL. 15, 1869