Abstracts of Obits, Death Notices, etc.
Lawrence County, Ohio Persons
I.R. = IRONTON REGISTER
SWI = SEMI WEEKLY IRONTONIAN
IDR = IRONTON DAILY REGISTER
IT =IRONTON TRIBUNE
MI = MORNING IRONTONIAN
IET = IRONTON EVENING TRIBUNE
IJRN = IRONTON JOURNAL
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
LABER, INFANT I.R. JUN. 09, 1887
Died – June 6, infant child of Theo. Laber.
LACROIX, MRS. A. W. I.R. OCT. 16, 1890
Died this Wednesday morning, Mrs. A. W. LaCroix, sister of Mrs. C. Culbertson, after a long illness, age 74. Mrs. LaCroix came to this region from the East, when a little girl; married in the French Grant and lived there much of her life.
LACROIX, ALBERT (LEROUX?) 1856
LACROIX, MRS. ALEXANDER I.R. SEP. 06, 1860
In French Grant, Sep. 1st, after a consuming illness of 2 years, Mrs. Alexander LaCroix, in her 52d year. (she had children but not named in obit.)
LACROIX, J. P. I.R. OCT. 02, 1879
Death of Prof. J. P. Lacroix, one of the finest minds in the Ohio Wesleyan University, who died Sept. 22. Prof. Lacroix was the only surviving son of the late Alexander Lacroix, of Haverhill, O., and was born Feb. 24th, 1833, at French Grant, near the above named place. (Do Not Have End of Obit.)
LACROIX, LIZZIE P. NEED TO COPY I.R. OCT. 17, 1861
LACROIX, MICHAEL I.R. NOV. 21, 1861
Died Nov. 13th in French Grant, Michael LaCroix, son of Alex. LaCroix, aged 21.
LADY, C. C. I.R. APR. 24, 1862
LADY, LUM I.R. JAN. 01, 1880
(Second Ward Items) – Mr. Lum Lady died Monday evening at about before six, after an illness of about three months.
LADY, NETTIE I.R. OCT. 10, 1895
The expense of a post mortem on the body of Nettie Lady was uncalled for. The health of Ironton was no way concerned in it, except that it was more endangered than protected by it.
LAFON, ZACHEUS I.R. JUL. 08, 1858
Married on the 25th of June, by Rev. J. O. Lakin, Mr. Zacheus Lafon and Miss Henrietta Mooney, all of Lawrence county, Ohio.
LAFFOON, DANIEL NEED TO COPY I.R. APR. 24, 1862
B. 1775 REV. WAR SOLDIER
LAFFOON, ELIZABETH I.R. MAY 04, 1854
Died on Wednesday morning, the 19th of April, Elizabeth, daughter of Anderson Laffoon, Esq., of Union Tp., Lawrence county, Ohio.
LAIR, MARY I.R. NOV. 20, 1856
Died on the 10th inst., at her residence in Scioto county, of typhoid fever, Mary Lair, aged 81 years 1 month and 5 days. Mother of Jacob Lair, Esq., of Ironton.
LAISURE, HARRY I.R. DEC. 25, 1884
Died December 18, age 24.
LAMBERT, MRS. I.R. APR. 08, 1875
LAMBERT, ALFRED I.R. SEPT. 02, 1897
Alfred Lambert who visited here last Fall, died at Atchison, Kansas, last month. He was a son of the late Wm. Lambert, Sr., and was born in this county, near where Ironton is 64 years ago. Last Spring, he became paralyzed and demented and was sent to the insane asylum. His home was at Lynn, Kansas.
LAMBERT, AMOS I.R. JAN. 31, 1867
Married on the 28th inst., by J. W. Henthorn, Esq., at the Centre House, Mr. Amos Lambert and Miss R. C. Litch, all of Lawrence county, O.
LAMBERT, BENNETT SWI. AUG. 08, 1911
Of Waterloo, died August 3rd. He was born Oct. 30, 1832 in Lawrence county, Ohio and died Aug. 3, 1911 at his home near Waterloo, aged 79y 9m 3d. He leaves to mourn his loss one sister and other near relatives and friends. At the beginning of the Civil War he enlisted in Co. K. of the 5th W. Va. Infantry and served faithfully as a good soldier until the close of the war.
LAMBERT, CYNTHIA CARLILE I.R. APR. 28, 1853
Died on the 17th inst., Cynthia Carlile, youngest daughter of William Lambert.
LAMBERT, EDWARD LEE I.R. OCT. 10, 1895
Edward Lee Lambert married Miss Mary Willard, daughter of Mr. & Mrs. E. B. Willard of Hanging Rock on Oct. 16 ??? (notice date of paper)
LAMBERT, ELIAS I.R. JUL. 19, 1855
LAMBERT, ELIZABETH I.R. MAY 15, 1862
LAMBERT, ELIZABETH ANN I.R. JAN. 13, 1853
Died of inflammation of the lungs, on the 5th inst., Elizabeth Ann, daughter of Samuel and Sarah Lambert in her 18th year.
LAMBERT, FLORENCE VIRGINIA I.R. OCT. 03, 1850
Died on the 10th ult., Florence Virginia, infant daughter of Wm. and Martha Lambert, aged 6m 15d.
LAMBERT, THORNTON I.R. AUG. 03, 1865
Marriage license issued during month of July – Thornton Lambert and Amy J. White.
LAMBERT, JONATHAN I.R. SEPT. 11, 1856
Died Sunday the 8th inst., at his residence below Ironton, Jonathan Lambert, in the 84th year of his age – one of the earliest settlers of this county.
LAMBERT, JUANITA GALE IET. APR. 08, 1935
LAMBERT, MRS. MARTHA I.R. OCT. 03, 1861
Died near Ironton September 30, Mrs. Martha Lambert, wife of William Lambert, Esq., age 38 years.
LAMBERT, MRS. MARY A. I.R. JUN. 16, 1887
Sudden Death – Mrs. Mary A. Lambert, wife of W. W. Lambert, the dairyman, died very suddenly last Sunday of heart disease. . .
LAMBERT, RICHARD NEED TO COPY I.R. AUG. 15, 1861 ALSO I.R. AUG. 01, 1861
LAMBERT, RICHARD I.R. JUL. 22, 1880
LAMBERT, SUSAN I.R. JUL. 21, 1887
Died – July 14, Susan Lambert, at Dean Station, aged 65.
LAMBERT, THOMAS I.R. FEB. 08, 1872
LAMBERT, WAYNE IDR. MAY 12, 1919
LAMBERT, WILLIAM G. IWR. MAR. 20, 1897
Mr. William G. Lambert, member of the firm of Lambert Bros. & Co., proprietors of the Olive Foundry and Machine Shops, died at his home, No. 206 Center St., shortly after 7, Wednesday. Death was due to pneumonia, complicated with other ailments. The dec’d was in the 55th year of his age. Native Lawrence countian having been born on the Lambert homestead farm, just north of the city. At the age of about 19, on Dec. 23d, 1861, he enlisted as a private in Co. H., Sixth Ohio Vol. Cavalry, and went to the front in defense of the Union. He served throughout the war ..mustered out as lieutenant, Aug. 21, 1865. .. his father, Wm. Lambert… After the death of his father, in 1876, Mr. Lambert and his elder brother, Mr. Reuben Lambert, and their sister, Mrs. Elizabeth Fisher, formed a partnership, and, purchasing the interest in the shops of Mr. Fred W. Gordan….Mrs. Lambert and six children survive: Mrs. Emil O. Arnold, Mr. Wm. G. Lambert, jr., Misses Bessie and Essie, and Masters James and George. Funeral under auspices of Dick Lambert Post, G. A. R., of which the dec’d was a charter member. The Post was named in honor of an elder brother of the deceased, Dick Lambert, who lost his life in service in July 1861, and was the first of Lawrence county’s volunteers to die in his country’s defense. Interment in Woodland. CIVIL WAR.
LAMPTON, ANNA BARE I.R. JAN. 15, 1857
Died on the 6th ult., at Star Furnace, Ky., Anna Bare Lampton, daughter of Robert W. and Margaret A. Lampton, in her 6th year.
LAMPTON, ISAAC NEWTON I.R. JAN. 12, 1854
Died on the 8th inst., at Union Fce., very suddenly, Isaac Newton, son of Wm. H. and Elien Lampton, aged about 8 years.
LANKARD, MRS. J. K. (WAKEFIELD) I.R. OCT. 31, 1895* I.R. NOV. 07, 1895
Mrs. J. K. Lankard, who was Miss Susie Wakefield, daughter of A. J. Wakefield, died recently at Redwood Falls, Minn. Her age was 36 years and she was born in Lawrence County, Ohio. She died of consumption. She had been married 17 years and leaves four children to mourn her.
LANE, INFANT I.R. JAN. 20, 1887
Deaths – infant child of James Lane.
LANE, JOHN G. I.R. MARY 28, 1857
Married on the 18th inst., at Vesuvius Furnace, by Rev. J. Q. Gibson, Mr. John G. Lane, of Meigs county, and Miss Mary J. Caldwell, of the former place.
LANE, MARY JANE I.R. SEP. 25, 1862
LANE, MRS. MARY JANE I.R. DEC. 06, 1860
Died at Hecla Furnace, Nov. 29, 1860, Mrs. Mary Jane Lane, wife of J. G. Lane, in her 29th year.
LANE, WILSON M. I.R. MAR. 16, 1854
Married at Franklin Fce., by Samuel Gould, Esq., Mr. Wilson M. Lane, of Lawrence county, and Miss Rhoda Watson, of Franklin Fce., Scioto co., Ohio.
LANGDON, ENOCH I.R. MAY 22, 1902
Died at Athens Asylum. Of Getaway. He was 59 years of age, a veteran of the Civil War and a pensioner. He is survived by six children, C. C., Wiley, James and Marshall Langdon, Mrs. Sarah Gibson and Mrs. Lutie Ransbottom, all residing at or near Getaway. Interment at Getaway.
LANGDON, JOSEPH I.R. JAN. 25, 1906
LANGDON, SAMUEL I.R. AUG. 15, 1861
LANGLEY, WM. H. I.R. SEP. 07, 1876
Items from Gallipolis Journal – Wm. H. Langley, died Tuesday evening, of disease of the heart in the 64th year of his age.
LANHAME, DRAKE M. I.R. MAR. 20, 1864
LANTHORN, ELIZA BELLE I.R. APR. 01, 1875
LANTHORN, JOSEPH PERRY I.R. APR. 01, 1875
LANTS, CHRISTIAN I.R. JAN. 26, 1854
Died at Buckhorn Fce., Jan. 16, Christian Lants, aged 73, native of Maryland, resident of Lawrence county some 30 years. Master mechanic at Buckhorn Fce.
LANTZ, JOHN I.R. MAY 15, 1862
LARDY, AGNES I.R. APR. 03, 1862
LARDY, JEAN MAC I.R. AUG. 31, 1865
LARGE, FRED IST DEC. 20, 1931
Fred Large, 10, Died Saturday – need to copy.
LARGE, JAMES I.R. JUL. 12, 1883
Son of Mr. and Mrs. Lafayette Large, died July 6th, age 1 1/2.
LARIMER, JOHN V. IJRN SEPT 29, 1869
Married on the 20th at the residence of the officiating minister, Rev. J. H. Gardner, John V. Larimer and Anna G. Radford of Portsmouth.
LARYDON, WILLIAM C. I.R. APR. 05, 1866
Married at South Point on March 28th, by Rev. B. F. Ashley, Wm. C. Larydon and Mary A. Johnson.
LASAGE, J. A. I.R. FEB. 04, 1892
Suicide of J. A. Lesage – resided in Ironton years ago – was janitor of the school building. He married a daughter of the late I. C. Dovel. Moved from here some 12 years ago, settled on a farm at Lesage’s Landing above Huntington where his son is practicing medicine. Last Thursday, he hung himself� The deceased was a Union soldier. . .
LATIMORE, THOMAS W. I.R. JUL. 14, 1864
Died at Millersport, Ohio, July 2nd, 1864, Thomas W. Latimore, Battery B., 1st WV Artillery, from a wound received in jumping from a window in Richmond, Va., on the 13th of April, 1863, while acting as a Union spy and scout for Generals Milroy and Averill.
LATTIMORE, ROBERT I.R. APR. 06, 1876
LAUTENBACH, ANNETT I.R. OCT. 28, 1886
Died Oct. 20, aged 5 1/2 years.
LAUTS, CHRISTIAN I.R. JAN. 26, 1854
LAVENDER, child I.R. JUL. 24, 1902
A two month old child of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Lavender of near Hanging Rock, died Monday night of cholera infantum, being the third child to die of the same ailment in that community within a week. Burial at Buckeye cemetery. I.R. 24 July 1902.
LAWDER, JAMES M. I.R. AUG. 16, 1865
Married on 10th of August, 1865, by L.A. Griffith, J. P., Mr. James M. Lawder to Miss Mary Belote.
LAWHORN, I.R. SEPT. 20, 1888
Died Sept. 14, child of Mrs. Lawhorn, aged 4 years.
LAWLESS, BENJAMIN I.R. MAY 02, 1901
Drowned – Benjamin Lawless of Newcastle was drowned in the backwater back of Hanging Rock Saturday. Lawless, Amos Fuller and John Massie were in a joe-boat and were foolishly rocking the craft… The boat capsized and all were thrown into the water. … The drowned man was about 30 years of age and leaves a wife and one child at Newcastle where he was employed with the Hanging Rock Iron Company. He was not related to Messrs. Bert and Mart Lawless of this city.
LAWLESS, GEORGE I.R. JAN. 16, 1902
Died April 28, 1901 – drowned in the backwater at Hanging Rock.
LAWLESS, JOHN E. I.R. JAN. 16, 1902
Died June 19, 1901 – drowned in Ice Creek while bathing.
LAWLESS, WILFRED JAMES I.R. Jul. 18, 1901?
Mr. and Mrs. Edward Lawless of South Third street, who lost a son by drowning several weeks ago, are again bereaved. Their little son, Wilfred James Lawless, age 3 months and 9 days, died Saturday evening. Burial at Pinegrove.
LAWRENCE, MRS. EDA V. I.R. DEC. 08, 1898
LAWTON, I.R. JUL. 22, 1875
LAWTON, DANIEL I.R. FEB. 08, 1906
A former resident of Ironton, died in Chicago Saturday. Death due to pneumonia. Interment will be at Chicago.
I.R. Sept. 22, 1892 – Mrs. Dan Lawton is here visiting her old friends. She is stopping at E. Lawton’s.
LAWTON, EDWARD F. I.R. MAR. 10, 1881
LAWTON, MRS. JENNIE I.R. OCT. 17, 1878
Died at Girard, Kansas, Oct. 5, 1878, the wife of H. R. Lawton, age 29 years.
LAWTON, MARY I.R. JUL. 15, 1875
LAX, PETER IJRN DEC. 29, 1869
Married December 19th, at Howard Furnace by Rev. James Losey, Peter Lax to Anna Evans of Scioto County, Ohio.
LAYMAN, AMOS I.R. SEP. 16, 1852
Married at Granville on the 7th inst., by Rev. Jacob Little, Amos Layman, Esq., Editor of the Marietta Republican, to Miss Lucy, daughter of Hon. E. Abbott, of Granville.
LAYMAN, EDWARD I.R. JUL. 28, 1887
Marriage license issued to Edward Layman and Effie King.
LAYMAN, MRS. EFFIE I.R. FEB. 13, 1902
Wife of Charles Layman, died Wednesday night at her home No. 173 Mill street, aged 27 years. The funeral was held Friday. Burial at Waterloo.
LAYMAN, JOHN I.R. MAY 23, 1867
Married on the 18th inst., by J. W. Henthorn, Esq., at his office in Ironton, Mr. John Layman to Miss Lucinda Smith, both of this county.
LAYMAN, JOHN I.R. MAY 12, 1864
LAYMAN, JOSEPH I.R. OCT. 29, 1877
Man Killed – Last Saturday five men from Ashland crossed the river in a skiff, and went to a saloon below Petersburg (now Coal Grove), when they drank until they were pretty full. They were William Monigan, John Haney, Michael Donavan, John McClinksey and Joseph Layman. . . . A man named Sloan got into a quarrel with the men and hit Layman with an oar. Layman died the next morning, age about 17 years old and a nail feeder at Ashland.
LAYNE, INFANT I.R. APR. 09, 1908
The little son of Mr. and Mrs. Otto Layne whose death occurred in Covington Thursday, was brought to this city by the grief stricken mother, the two grandmothers, Mrs. J. F. Austin and Mrs. Samuel G. Layne, and his uncle, John L. Layne. The party was met at the N & W depot by Mr. J. F. Austin, the little child’s grandfather. . . interment at Woodland. Mr. and Mrs. Austin and Mrs. Otto Layne returned to Cincinnati . . . as Mr. Layne is sick at his home with an attack of typhoid fever. Mrs. S. G. Layne remained at home here.
LAYNE, MRS. NANCY L. O. I.R. FEB. 13, 1902
Aged 66, died at Coal Grove today. Burial tomorrow at Zoar cemetery.
LEACH, JENNIE A. I.R. MAY 29, 1856
LECLERCQ, FRANK L. I.R. JUL. 02, 1857
Married on June 1st, in Henry County, Illinois, Frank L. LeClercq, of Gallipolis, to Miss Flora A. Davis of Rockingham, VT.
LEE, E. STANLEY I.R. OCT. 27, 1887
E. Stanley Lee has moved from Maysville, Ky to Kansas City.
LEE, MRS. FRANCIS I.R. MAY 03, 1855
LEE, MRS. JANE TAYLOR I.R. MAY 13, 1866
Relict of Edward P. Lee, died suddenly of apoplexy at her home near this city Wednesday last. Her daughter found her body in bed. She was a widow and the second of seven sisters, and the first of them to die. She was a sister of Mrs. W. H. Wadsworth, Sr. and Mrs. Dr. S. M. Cartmell of this city, and was about 70 years old.
LEETE, MRS. HARRIET I.R. JUL. 17, 1879
LEETE, MRS. JANE (WILMOT) I.R. OCT. 18, 1894*
LEGG, HARVEY I.T. MAR. 17, 1950
Harvey Legg, 81, died Friday at his home 920 South 10th street, Ironton. Mr. Legg was born in Warsaw, Indiana, Dec. 15, 1868, a son of the late Wilson and Julia Davidson Legg. He located in the South Point community with his mother while a child and spent his entire life there, engaging in farming. He was united in marriage to Louise Freeman, July 6, 1890. Eleven children were born to this union. On son Elmer, died in 1922. He is survived by his wife and the following children: Edward Legg, South Point; John Legg, Ironton Rt. 1; Ralph Legg, Ironton Rt. 2; James Legg, Greenfield, Ohio; Paul Legg, Frankfurt, Indiana; Carl Legg stationed in Japan with the U. S. Army; Mrs. Marie Johnson, Ironton, Rt. 2; Mrs. Bessie Pemberton and Mrs. Ada Perkins both of Frankfurt, Ind.; Mrs. Flossie Jones, Coal Grove. Forty five grandchildren and thirty four great grandchildren and one great great grandchild; one sister, Mrs. Ellen Davidson, of Columbus, Ohio. Burial in White Cottage Cemetery, at South Point.
LEIGHTY, MRS. ELIZABETH I.R. NOV. 21, 1889
Died at South Point, mother of J. Q. Leighty, age 93.
LEIGHTY, JOSEPH I.R. JULY, 21, 1892
Jos. Leighty, son of Peter Leighty, South Point, died yesterday of dysentery. His age was 22 years. He was an excellent young man, and his death creates great grief in the community.
LEIGHTY, NELLIE I.R. JUL. 12, 1883
Died on the 7th, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Leighty, age 9 months.
LEMASTERS, JESSE ISWR DEC. 28, 1917
LEMLEY, EDWARD NEED TO COPY IWR. AUG. 3, 1895
LENGER, WILLIAM I.R. OCT. 27, 1864
Married on the 6th of Oct., by Thomas Parkison, Esq., William Lenger and Miss Sarah Thompson, all of Lawrence County.
LEONARD, ANNIE I.R. JUL. 28, 1859
LEONARD, MRS. ANNIE E. I.R. OCT. 11, 1860
Died on the 4th inst., of consumption, Mrs. Annie E. Leonard, wife of Rev. George E. Leonard, Pastor of the Baptist Church in Ironton, and daughter of Ashley Graves, Esq., of Granville, Ohio, age 30 years. The deceased was born in Sunderland, Mass., removing to Granville with her parents at the age of 13. She leaves 2 little girls, one 5 the other 3.
LEOPOLD, MRS. ANNA I.R. JUL. 03, 1902
LESAGE, MARY ADOD JAN. 26, 1882
LESAGE, MARY M. I.R. JAN. 22, 1874
LESLIE, INFANT I.R. OCT. 10, 1895
An infant son of John Leslie, a miner in Whitwell, was burned to death, last Thursday. His clothes caught fire while playing in front of the grate. The child was 13 months old.
LESLIE, JAMES I.R. NOV. 02, 1865
Married by Peras R. Polley, Oct. 26, 1865, at the Centre House in Ironton, Mr. James Leslie and Miss Nancy Jane Justice.
LESTER, EMILY J. I.R. APR. 08, 1886
Died April 4, 1886, age 35.
LETHERIDGE, CHRIS. I.R. OCT. 27, 1887
Died – Oct. 21, Chris. Letheridge, aged 30 years.
LEVERING, CHARLES I.R. MAY 09, 1867
LEVI, LOUIS IJRN JULY 12, 1870
Died July 10th, at Portsmouth, after a lingering illness, Mr. Louis Levi, clothier, aged 48 years.
LEWELLEN, H. L. IET MAR. 30, 1943
Sabina O., – Mar. 30 – Henry L. Lewellen, 73, operator of a furniture store here for 25 years died today of a heart ailment at his home here. He was a native of Adams county. Burial in Sabina cemetery. He is survived by his widow, Essa G. Lewellen; two daughters, Mrs. Mary Porter, Columbus, and Mrs. Doris Foreman, Newark; a son, Aaron, Xenia; a sister, Mrs. Fannie Spears, Indianapolis; four brothers, John and Edward, Winchester; George, Ironton, and Thomas, Sabina.
LEWIS, MRS. ANN I.R. JUL. 03, 1879
LEWIS, MRS. ANNA IET FEB. 18, 1932
Last rites for her were held from the home of her daughter, Mrs. Clarence Rutledge, of South Seventh street, with burial in Woodland.
LEWIS, REV. C. B. I.R. APR. 21, 1892
Rev. C. B. Lewis, formerly pastor of the M. E. Church at Hanging Rock, died recently at his home in Newark, O.
LEWIS, DAN D. I.R. DEC. 14, 1865
Married at the residence of the bride’s father, at the Tunnel, by Rev. David Harris, Mr. Dan D. Lewis and Miss Elizabeth Rees, both of this county.
LEWIS, DANIEL I.R. NOV. 24, 1870
LEWIS, MRS. DORA DAVIS IDR MAY 12, 1919
LEWIS, GEORGE I.R. APR. 27, 1871
Died on the 23d inst., at the residence of his father, in this city, George Lewis, aged 22 years.
LEWIS, INFANT I.R. SEP. 13, 1883
Died at Hanging Rock on the 6th?, child of Watterson Lewis.
LEWIS, INFANT I.R. MAR. 15, 1888
Died – March 8, child of Lewis Lewis, aged 4 years.
LEWIS, JOHN I.R. FEB. 02, 1854
Died at Marietta, Jan. 16, John Lewis, well known landlord of the Mansion House in that place.
LEWIS, JOHN JR. I.R. DEC. 07, 1854
Died in Burlington, Iowa, on the 15th ult., John Lewis Jr., of Marietta, aged 19 years.
LEWIS, JONATHAN M.I. JUL. 23, 1915
LEWIS, MRS. JULIA A. I.R. JAN. 08, 1906
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LEWIS, PEARL I.R. SEP. 22, 1887
Died – Sept. 16, Pearl Lewis, aged 22 months.
LEWIS, RILEY I.R. JUL. 07, 1853
Married on the 5th inst., by Jacob Lair, Esq., Riley Lewis to Arian Stormes, both of Kentucky.
LEWIS, THOMAS I.R. OCT. 07, 1886
Died Sept. 29, Thos. Lewis, aged 25.
LEWIS, THOMAS W. I.R. NOV. 07, 1895
Died – Thomas W. Lewis died at his home on Hecla Street, Wednesday morning, age 73. He was a native of Wales and has been a resident of this country for 35 years. Leaves a daughter, Miss Maria Lewis.
LEWIS, WILLIAM R. I.R. JUL. 20, 1899
LIGGETT, ARCHIE I.R. OCT. 22, 1857
Died at Mr. Robert Baird’s, Rockville, Ohio, on the 9th inst., Archie, infant son of F. T. Liggett, of Lawrence Furnace, aged 9m4d.
LIGGETT, JOHN I.R. OCT. 06, 1853
Died in New Orleans of yellow fever, Mr. John Liggett, of the firm of Beatty, Liggett & Co., formerly of Cincinnati.
LIGGETT, MRS. MARGARET W. (BAIRD) I.R. SEPT. 10, 1857
Died August 31st, at the residence of her father R. Baird, near Rockville, Ohio, Mrs. Margaret W. Liggett, wife of F. Taylor Liggett, of Lawrence Furnace.
LIGHTNER, COONROD NEED TO COPY I.R. JAN. 16, 1862
LIMERRINK, LOUIS I.R. OCT. 13, 1864
Married on the 3rd of October, by Rev. John H. Young, Louis Limerrink and Mary Elizabeth Fort, both of Ironton.
LIMING, EDGAR I.R. DEC. 14, 1865
Married on Thanksgiving evening, Dec. 7, 1865, at the parsonage of Spencer Chapel, by the Pastor, Mr. Edgar Liming and Miss Margaret Slone, both of this city.
LIONBARGER, PETER I.R. JUN. 12, 1851
Died on the morning of June 7th, at his residence near Hecla Landing, Peter Lionbarger, Esq., aged about 70 years. He came to this township when quite a young man, about the year 1800. He was a magistrate for twenty-five years�. And as the venerable Gen. John Poage of Ky. told us a few days since “Peter Lionbarger always tried to know his duty, and knowing his duty, he always did it.”
I.R. Sept. 02, 1852 – Lawrence Probate Court – Petition to Sell Land – William H. Kelly, adm’r of Peter Lyonbarger, dec’d vs John Lyonbarger, Wm. Lyonbarger, Nathaniel Davisson, Hannah Davisson, Uriah B. Scott, Clarinda Scott, Lucretia Lyonbarger, Jackson Hankins, Lucinda Hankins, Naomi A. Golden, Clara J. Golden, Albert C. Golden, heirs and legal representatives of Peter Lyonbarger, dec’d. (Describes land part of section 27, township 1, range 18). Elias Nigh, Att’y for Pet’r.
LIONBARGER, WILLIAM I.R. OCT. 16, 1851
Married on the 14th inst., by Rev. J. M. Kelly, Mr. William Lionbarger to Miss Susan Brubaker, of Perry Township.
LIVESAY, MRS. ELIZABETH NEED TO COPY I.R. MAY 15, 1890
Wife of Dr. G. W. Livesay
LIVESAY, HIRAM I.R. NOV. 07, 1878
Fatal accident at Monitor Furnace. He and Fred Coe were mining lime in a pit . . . cave in. He was age 22 years, unmarried, the step-son of Isaac Washburn.
LLOYD, DAVID I.R. DEC. 14, 1865
Married on Nov. 22nd, at the residence of Mr. John J. Davis, by Rev. David Harris, Mr. David Lloyd and Miss Eleanor A. Lewis, both of this city.
LLOYD, DAVID I.R. MAY 03, 1888
Deaths – David Lloyd, aged 36.
LLOYD, DAVID A. I.R. JUL. 10, 1873
LLOYD, JOHN P. I.R. OCT. 08, 1874
LLOYD, WILLIAM I.R. SEP. 27, 1860
Married in Ironton, Sept. 12th, by Rev. T. W. Davies, Mr. William Lloyd and Mrs. Mary Ann Lewis, all of Ironton.
LLOYD, WILLIE I.R. AUG. 28, 1873
LOCEY, ABILE I.R. MAR. 12, 1857
Married in Ashland, on the 1st inst., by Rev. Mr. Lancaster, Mr. Abile Locey to Miss Isabella Sullivan.
LOCEY, JOHN I.R. MAR. 12, 1857
Married on the 2nd inst., in Ironton, Ohio, by Rev. J. Chester, Mr. John Locey to Miss Eliza Murphy, both of Greenup county, Ky.
LOCKE, BENJAMIN I.R. FEB. 11, 1864
LOCKE, CLARA BELLE I.R. MAY 03, 1860
LOCKE, HIRAM W. I.R. DEC. 29, 1853
Married on the 25th inst., at the Ironton House, by Jacob Lair, Esq., Hiram W. Locke to Mary Jane Thomas, both of Greenup county, Ky.
LOCKHART, CHARLES I.R. FEB. 02, 1905
Charles Lockhart, Well Known Here, Died Thursday in Pittsburg, Worth Millions. – Pittsburg, Jan. 27. – Charles Lockhart, 86, a native of Scotland, died yesterday at his residence in the East End from general debility. He leaves five children to inherit his estate. He was one of the wealthiest men in the U.S. and one of the least known. The foundation for his enormous wealth was liad in the oil business, from which grew the present Standard Oil Company. He was the founder of the International Navigation Company which controls lines of steamers plying between NY and Europe, was a director in the Western Union Telegraph Co, and President of the Pittsburg National Bank of Commerce. His wealth is estimated at $55,000,000.
LODGE, I.R. JAN. 30, 1879
Birth – On Jan. 14th, to Mr. and Mrs. ____ Lodge, of Aid Township, a daughter.
LODWICK, JOHN (Colonel) I.R. MAR. 14, 1861*
Died near Cincinnati, 5th inst., aged about 93 years. He was one of the “pioneers.” He settled in Adams County, six miles back of Manchester, in 1795. He was the first sheriff of that county, and held the office eight years, at two different periods. He also commanded a battalion under Gen. Harrison, at the siege of Fort Meigs. For over 30 years he has resided on the Ohio, just below Cincinnati. Mrs. Joseph S. Peebles, of Pine Grove Furnace, is his daughter.
LOGAN, MOSES I.R. FEB. 10, 1870
LOLLIS, DAVID I.R. FEB. 15, 1872
LONBERGER, GEORGE I.R. DEC. 01, 1864
Married on the 18th isnt., at the residence of Mr. Lingham, Ironton, Ohio, by Rev. H. L. Whitehead, Mr. George Lonberger and Miss Hannah Henderson, both of Center Station, Lawrence County, Oh.
LONG, ADAM I.R. JUN. 29, 1865
LONG, GEORGE W. I.R. FEB. 23, 1854
Married in Ironton, on the 13th inst., by Jacob Lair, Esq., George W. Long and Margaret Shuff, both of Greenup county, Ky.
LONG, JOHN I.R. MAR. 03, 1887
Mayor Corns fined John Long $100 and sent him to jail 90 days for beating his wife, who is insane. She was sent to the asylum today.
LONG, RICHARD I.R. DEC. 18, 1856
Died on the 3d inst., at Groveport, Ohio, Richard Long, Esq., for many years a respectable citizen of Chillicothe.
LONG, WILLIAM I.R. FEB. 10, 1853
Married by C. C. Chin, Esq., on the 30th ult., Mr. William Long and Miss Elizabeth Blankenship, both of Indian Run, (Greenup Co.,) Ky.
LANGSHORE, MRS. T. J. I.R. MAR. 24, 1892
Mrs. T. J. Langshore, died a the residence of her daughter, Mrs. Hughes, at Labelle, last Thursday. The remains were brought to the home of her daughter, Mrs. J. G. Wilson, at Burlington. Mrs. Langshore resided in Ironton in its early days.
LOUIS, DIXON IET OCT. 17, 1934
LOUKX, HOLLIS EUGENE IET FEB. 08, 1932
Ten month old son of Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Loukx of 7th & Center streets died Sunday. The parents, a twin sister, Phillis Louanne, and one brother, Richard Allen, survive. Burial at Woodland.
LOWELL, M. P. I.R. SEP. 07, 1854
Died at La Grange Furnace, Aug. 30th, M. P. Lowell, aged 30 years (poem).
LOWRY, DR. ANDREW CLARK M.I. MAR. 02, 1924
Age 54, passed away at his home on south Fifth street Saturday . . . when he suffered a stroke while at the Marting Hotel. He was born March 4, 1870 in West Virginia and after completing his education entered the Louisville Medical College from which he graduated, later taking post graduate course in New York City. On Feb. 10, 1897 he married Miss Nellie Marting, daughter of Col. H. A. Marting and for more than 20 years was actively engaged in the practice of medicine in this city. . . . No children were born to this marriage and the widow is left to mourn. He is also survived by his father Lee Lowry, of Lowry Farm, near Kitts Hill, one sister, Mrs. Alice Barger, also of Lowry Farm, and one brother Dr. J. W. Lowry of this city. Another sister Dr. Sadie Lowry, died a few years ago. Interment: Woodland.
LOWRY, JOSEPH W. IWR DEC. 26, 1896
Health Officer will wed – Cards issued for the marriage of Dr. J. W. Lowry and Miss Sarah Clark – Mr. and Mrs. D. H. Clark desire the honor of your presence at the marriage of their daughter, Sarah, to Dr. Joseph W. Lowry, Wednesday evening, December 30th, 67 south Fourth street, Ironton, Ohio.
IWR JAN. 01, 1897 – A BRILLIANT EVENT – WEDDING OF SARAH CLARK TO DR. J. W. LOWRY.
LOWRY, MRS. JOSEPH W. IET MAR. 16, 1931
Mrs. Sarah Jane Lowry, wife of Dr. J. W. Lowry, died Sunday at her home on 4th and Washington streets. Mrs. Lowry’s health started to fall shortly after the death of her mother four years ago. Mrs. Lowry was the daughter of D. H. and Sarah Bowen Clark and was born July 2, 1873, in the home at 4th and Washington, where she died. Her father Dent Clark was a pioneer in the wholesale business and he reared his family in this city. In December, 1896 she was united in marriage to Dr. J. W. Lowry, who survives. She is survived by her husband and one sister, Mrs. John Murdock of Sedgwick. Five brothers and one sister preceded her in death. Burial at Woodland.
LOWTHER, JOHN I.R. JUL. 23, 1874
LUCAS, JOHN I.R. FEB. 12, 1863
LUCAS, MRS. JOHN I.R. JAN. 13, 1887
Lieut. O. M. Carter, of Savannah, Ga., and Dr. D. P. Carter, of St. Johnsville, NY, were called home last week by the death of their sister, Mrs. John Lucas, who died Jan. 2nd. She was the only daughter of R. T. and Lucinda Carter, and was the idol of the whole family.
LUKE, MRS. I.R. DEC. 04, 1873
LUSK, MRS. ISABELLA B. I.R. AUG. 21, 1856
Died on the 12th inst., in Portsmouth, Mrs. Isabella B. Lusk, aged 60 years.
LUTZ, MISS FRANCES I.R. SEP. 15, 1887
Died – Sept. 7, Miss Frances Lutz, aged 21.
LYKINS, I.R. AUG. 19, 1886
LYKINS, ANDREW I.R. NOV. 26, 1857
Married on the 14th inst., by Thomas A. Brattin, Esq., Mr. Andrew Lykins and Miss Martha Curry, both of Cabell county, Va.
LYKINS, MRS. E. J. I.R. JUL. 01, 1886
LYND, CLARA I.R. MAY 12, 1892
Died, Clara Lynd, 3 year old daughter of Isaac C. Lynd, died Thursday.
LYND, MRS. MALONY LUELLA I.R. JAN. 01, 1885
Died Dec. 27, Malony Luella, wife of Hall Lynd, aged 25 years.
LYND, MRS. PRICIE IET NOV. 11, 1938
Formerly of South Point, age 100 years on last birthday, September 28, 1938. She died at Morehead, Ky., at the home of her daughter Mrs. F. A. Barber this morning. She was the widow of Jacob J. Lynd, a Civil War veteran who passed away in 1925. She is survived by her daughter Mrs. Barber of Morehead, three grandson, Mr. C. T. Barber of Ironton, Mr. S. G. Barger of Ashland, Ky., and Mr. Chauncey Barber of Morehead; one granddaughter, Mrs. Lillian Frickler(?) of Cincinnati, and five great grandchildren, including Glen (?) Barber of Ironton. Interment at Woodland.
LYND, WILLIAM P. I.R. SEPT. 6, 1900
William P. Lynd, an aged resident of Ironton, died last Monday at the home of his son, S. S. Lynd, as the result of a stroke of paralysis. The deceased was born at Burlington, this county, May 23, 1832, being 77 years of age. He enlisted in the 188th O.V.I. and served as a private throughout the Civil War. Moved to Ironton 28 years ago. Survived by six children. They are: S. V., W. H., B. F., I. C., and S. S. Lynd, and Mrs. Joseph Campbell of this city.
LYNN, I.R. JAN. 30, 1879
Birth – on the 25th inst., to Mr. and Mrs. Hall Lynn, a son.
LYON, MRS. EMMA O. IET. NOV. 08, 1938
LYON, JOSEPH NATHANIEL I.R. DEC. 04, 1862