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5 January 1910
ELMA- d. 3 January 1910 (East Side Newcomerstown); Husband- J.C. Owen
(survives); Children- Clarence 17 and Leota 12.
HUTCHISON, JAMES- d. 26 December 1909 (Hopewell, Guernsey Co.); Children- John
& Ella (at home), Mrs. Alice McFee and Mary Hutchison (Cambridge), Elmer
(McClure, OH) & Albert (Newton Falls).
RULEY, REBECCA (PEOPLES)- d. December 1910 (of pneumonia in the County
Infirmary) She had been in the infirmary since 1907 and came from Peoli;
Husband- John Ruley (deceased); No Children; Burial- Wesley Chapel.
12 January 1910
JOHN- b. 16 May 1857 d. 7 January 1910 (Bakersville); Wife- Laura Luella Davis
(mar. 28 Sept 1881) survives; Children- Miss Ivie (at home), Prof. Stacey and
Forest who died last March.
26 January 1910
SMITH, MRS. BAZIL- d. 19 Jan 1910 of dropsy; Husband Survives.
HILL, MRS. JOHN- d. 23 January 1910 (a few miles from Port Washington);
Survived by Husband & Several Children; Burial- Centenary M. E. Cemetery.
CRAIGO, PAUL- d. 20 January 1910 (age 5 yrs.); Parents- Mr. & Mrs. Elmer
YOUNG, WILLIAM- d. 22 January 1910; Daughter- Mrs. Sherman Cline; Brothers-
George & Karl (both of Illinois) & Jesse (Plainfield).
WOLFE, HANNAH- b. 11 Sept 1834 (near Orange, Coshocton Co.) d. 25 January
1910; Husband- Hiram Wolfe (mar. 1853); Children- Clara E., Jas. J., Mary N.,
who are now living & Jennie A. deceased.
SMITH, BARBARA A. (HESS)- b. 12 May 1835 (Carroll Co., OH) d. 14 January 1910
(formerly of Newcomerstown, late of Osceola, Ia.); Husband- Andrew Smith;
Children- James L. Coffman (d. 1890), Anna R. wife of Elder W. H. Sayre and
Mary E. wife of Joseph Barkly (all of Des Moines, Iowa); Six Grandchildren
& 3 Great- Grandchildren & W. D. Smith and family, a man she had
raised from infancy and was to her as her own son.
2 February 1910
CHARLES- b. 1839 (near Cambridge) d. 27 January 1910 (Kimbolton as a result of
a stroke of paralysis Jan'y 19); Veteran of the Civil War- Co. H, 40th
9 February 1910
LEEPER, JOSEPH- d. 2 February 1910 (Pneumonia, aged 81y); Burial- Bell
Cemetery (near his home).
16 February 1910
HOWARD, FRED C.- d. 10 February 1910 (Suicide, age 32 yrs.); Wife- formerly
Miss Widder (survives); Daughter- Ethel (6 yrs.); Parents-in-Law- Mr. &
Mrs. Fred Widder (reside a few miles south of Newcomerstown); Brothers- Harry
(Los Angeles, CA), Clarence (Portland, OR).
AMMONS, MRS.- d. 11 February 1910; Husband- Benjamin Ammons; Son- Annanias
Ammons (Newcomerstown); Burial- Waggoners Cemetery.
23 February 1910
MARY E. (GORDON)- b. 2 August 1845 (Virginia) d. 18 February 1910 (cancer of
the stomach); Husband- D. R. Culbertson (mar. 8 Aug 1865 Columbus); Children-
Eight children born, 6 still living- H. E., Harry A. & Rolland R.
Culbertson (Cleveland), Mrs. John Norman (Seattle, WA), Mrs. Will Mulvane
& Mrs. Will Williams (Newcomerstown); Also survived by her father aged 91,
her step-mother age 68, one sister & a half brother all of Columbus.
ELLIOTT, THOMAS- b. 28 April, 1818 (Cadiz, Harrison Co.) d. 19 February 1910;
Wife- Martha Vankirk (died about 4 years ago); Children- Thirteen born to
them, 11 reached maturity & 7 of whom are now living- four sons &
three daughters- Stephen (this city), Chalmer & Robert (Iowa), Lincoln
& Miss Mary Elliott (on the home farm), Mrs. T. D. Neighbor (of this
city), and Mrs. G. L. Garrett (Idlewood, PA).
16 March 1910
ERWIN, THOMAS J.- d. March 1909 (Cleveland); Wife- Deceased; Children- Mrs.
Grace Darner (Cleveland), Bruce & Charles Erwin (all are married).
EMMA (WILLIAMS)- d. 4 March 1910 (Cleveland); Husband- Neil McIntyre of
Cleveland (mar. 1905); Father- David Williams (Birds Run); Children- David
& Johnnie survive & Naomi has passed away.
23 March 1910
CUTSHALL, ALICE- b. 7 March 1865 (Orange, Coshocton Co.) d. 19 March 1910 of
tuberculosis; Husband- John Cutshall; Children- 5 yr old daughter survives
& one child is deceased; Burial- Orange.
LOWER, HENRY- d. 17 March 1910 from Kidney Disease; Wife- Miss Mary Deetz
(survives); Children- Dr. J.D. Lower (Coroner of Coshocton Co.), Dr. W.E.
Lower (Cleveland), Harry Lower (Bakersville), Mrs. Douglas Deeds (Fresno)
& Miss Ella Lower (Massillon).
ANDERSON, SAMUEL LYONS JR.-b. 14 Mar 1884 d. 22 March 1910 of paralysis);
Parents- Mr. & Mrs. S. L. Anderson (Newcomerstown); Uncle- Rev. J.M.
Anderson (Celina, OH).
30 March 1910
BEARD, RACHEL- d. 23 March 1910; Burial at McCleary's(?).
COMBS, WILLIAM- d. 25 March 1910 (Cambridge).
15 March 1911
MIZER, MICHAEL R.- d. March 1911 near StoneCreek; Wife-
Catherine Hawk; Children- Roma, Jacob J., Mrs. Lucy B. Muma, Francis Clement,
Mrs. Nannie Johns, Martin Luther, Gara and Michael Grover (4 sons & 2
FENTON, ARCHIBALD- b. 1834 in Ireland d. 10 March 1911 in
Adams Twp., Coshocton Co.; Father- Samuel Fenton; Siblings- Alexander, Robert
and Belle; Niece- Mrs. Frank West.
22 March 1911
STEWART, JAMES- d. 15 March 1911- aged 52;
Children- 4 sons & 4 daughters (not listed by name); Brothers- Clem, William
CLOGSTON, HARRIET B.- d. 17 Mar 1911; Husband-
John T. Clogston; Children- (2 sons & 3 daughters- only one surviving)
Mrs. A. S. Taylor (Newcomerstown), Mrs. Cynthia Baker (Deceased).
29 March 1911
VOGENITZ, ROLLIN A.- d. 22 Mar 1911; Father-In-Law- Mr. Evans
Hogue; Wife- Miss Mae Hogue; Children- 1 son & 1 daughter; Parents- Albert
C. & Mahala Vogenitz; Siblings- Mrs. C. F. Goddard (New Mexico) & 1
brother (name not given)- also of New Mexico.
5 April 1911
SHULTZ, ALEXANDER- b. 24 Sept 1841 d. 5 Apr 1911; Wife-
Catharine E. Geese; Children- Mrs. Frank Sells (died 19 yrs ago) and Edgar G.
Shultz (died 16 years ago); Sisters- Mrs. R.H. Mizer (Chili) and Mrs. Robt.
RENEKER, SABINA S. (PILLING)- b. June 1840 (Little Redstone,
PA) d. 30 March 1911 (Dennison); Husband- George Reneker; Parents- John &
Sarah Pilling; Children- (2 sons & 2 daughters- only 2 surviving)- James
P. (Logansport, Ind) and Mrs. Jos J. Williams (Dennison); Siblings- Mrs. D. B.
Moore (Newcomerstown), Mrs. Conrad Stocker (Port Washington), Mrs. Geo. Graham
(Dennison) and 1/2 brother- Richard Pilling (Etawah, Tennessee).
SHAW, KENNETH- b. 1907 d. 4 Apr 1911 (Port Washington);
Father- Mr. John Shaw; Grandparents- Mr. & Mrs. Wm. Heister.
KAISER, WILLIAM- d. 29 Mar 1911 (Gnadenhutten); Sibling- Mrs.
Hezekiah Wardell (Gnadenhutten); Wife & 1 son & 1 daughter reside at
PRICE, PLIN V.- b. Sep. 1849 (Port Washington) d. 30 Mar 1911
(Dennison); Wife- Loretta Hildebrand; Siblings- 1 brother & 3 sisters
HOGUE, MILLER- d. 4 Apr. 1911; Wife- Emily Meek;
Father-In-Law- Daniel Meek; Children- Ernest, Virgil & Clarence.
HUFFMAN, ABE- d. 5 Apr 1911 (lives on Chris Neidenhauser farm
near Low Gap).
12 April 1911
GIBBONS, CATHARINE (SHEETS)- d. 6 April 1911; Husband- David
Gibbons; Nieces- Anna & Cora Williams (Newcomerstown); No Children.
REED, ROBERT G.- b. 18 Dec 1833 (Adams Twp., Coshocton Co.) d.
14 Mar 1911 (Chula, Mo); Children- Mrs. C. L. Trumbo (Chula, Mo); Siblings-
W.C. Reed (Abilene, Ks), Mrs. Geo Sells & Mrs. Mary M. Patterson (both of
HUFFMAN, ABRAHAM- b. 15 May 1853 d. 5 Apr 1911; Wife-
Mrs. Ola Sigman; Parents- Robert & Julia Huffman; Wife- Lydia Margaret
Waters (Deceased); Children- Iva (died in infancy) & Mrs. George Fenton
(north of Newcomerstown); GrandChildren- Charles & Gladys Fenton; Sister-
31 July 1912
LEY, PETER SR.- b. 1830 (Rhineland, Bavaria, Germany) d. 29
July 1912; Wife- Phoebe Gabs; Children- Charles (near the home farm), Mrs. J.
W. Palmer, Mary (at home), Jennie, P.V., and J. W. (of this city), 2 children
14 August 1912
NORRIS, MRS. JAMES- d. Aug 1912; Husband- James Norris, Sr.;
Children- 2 deceased, Mrs. Edna Dandridge, Mrs. Pearl Beckley, William and
Edward Norris (all of Akron), Mrs. Mae Webb and David Norris (of Freedom
Station), Mrs. Hattie Fowler (Garretsville), Mrs. Cora Strickland (near
Ravenna), Mrs. Frank Cross (Buckhorn), Seth Norris (Newcomerstown); Siblings-
Mrs. Shryock (Coshocton), Burr Norris (near Isleta), David Norris (near West
Lafayette), James Norris (Indiana), Wm. Norris (Kokimis, Ill); Father- the
late Salen Norris (Oxford Twp., Coshocton Co.); Buried- Bethel Cemetery.
21 August 1912
DUGAN, EDWARD- d. Aug 1912 (near Killbuck).
KEISER, MRS. HARRIET HENSEL- d. 15 August 1912 (Gnadenhutten);
Children- W. J. Hensel (Newcomerstown), Mrs. Julia Ulrich (Gnadenhutten), Mrs.
Peter Neusbaum (Lock 17); Brother- Edward Slouthour (Canton, OH).
HURSEY, AMANDA- d. August 1912 (near Booth); Husband- Allen
Hursey; Children- Oscar (Oklahoma), Stewart, Henry & Cleveland (all of
near Booth), Mrs. A. H. Walters, Mrs. Chester Neal, Mrs. Harry Oldham (all of
Newcomerstown), Mrs. Bert Ligeness (Detroit, Mich); Mother, Four Brothers
& 3 sisters also survive.
23 April 1913
MEYER, ANNA BELLE (GROSS)- d. 17 April 1913; Husband- Daniel
Meyer; Parents- Mr. & Mrs. John Gross; Children- infant (deceased) and
daughter (age 7- name not listed); Siblings- 3 brothers & 4 sisters (not
14 May 1913
MURPHY, THOMAS JEFFERSON- b. 10 May 1841 d. 8 May 1913
(Newport); Parents- Benjamin & Mary E. Murphy; Wife- Mary E. Grewell;
Children- Charles (deceased 11 years ago), Rolla A. (Canal Dover), Coronet
(Mill Twp.), Abner, John W. and Mrs. Josephine Phillips (all 3 of Tracy);
Siblings- Josiah, Allen, Albert, Lemuel and Mrs. Amanda Risher (All of
Washington Twp.), and Mrs. Julius Cappel (Hazelton, Iowa).
28 May 1913
MOSGROVE, SARAH (YINGLING)- d. 23 May 1913; Husband- Mr.
Marvin Mosgrove (deceased 3 yrs ago); Parents- Amos & Matilda Yingling;
Siblings- Meriman R. Yingling & D. S. Yingling (both of Newcomerstown),
E.S. Yingling (Pittsburg) & Mrs. Lucinda Aultman (Newcomerstown).
BRODE, JESSIE M. (SHANNON)- b. 2 Apr 1886 d. May 1913;
Husband- Geo. B. Brode; Parents- Mr. & Mrs. T.J. Shannon; Parents-In-Law-
Mr. & Mrs. W.M. Brode; Children- one son age 9 months (name not given);
Siblings- 2 brothers & 1 sister (names not listed).
3 September 1913
EVERHART, AMOS- b. 6 Nov 1835 (near Bakersville) d. Sept 1913
(near Bakersville); Wife- Sarah P. Hart (deceased abt. 3 yrs. ago); Children-
6 born, 5 surviving- Mrs. Laura Sands, Mrs. John McCormick, Mrs. Chas Miller,
J.C. Everhart (all of the vicinity of Bakersville) and Alvin A. Everhart
10 September 1913
VONNEIDERHAUSER, MARY (AFFOLTER)- d. 5 Sept 1913
(Coshocton); Husband- Christopher VonNeiderhauser; Parents- Mr. & Mrs.
John Affolter; Children- Charles & William (both of Newcomerstown), Fred
(West Lafayette) & Mrs. Samuel Phillips (Coshocton); Siblings- Daniel
Affolter (Missouri), Jacob (Tuscarawas), Gottlieb (Nineveh, OH).
24 September 1913
CRETER, ANDREW JACKSON "Uncle Jack"- d. 18 Sept
1913; Wife- Mary Ellen Patterson; Parents- Andrew & Elizabeth Creter;
Siblings- Clark, Catharine, Ann, Elizabeth; Aunt- Sarah Creter;
Parents-In-Law- Elias & Sarah Patterson.
DAVIDSON, ELSIE (LAW)- b. 3 Apr 1830 (Fairview, Guernsey Co.,
OH) d. 17 Sept 1913; Husband- Capt. Wm. Davidson; Parents- Henry & Content
Law; Children- Wm. H. (Los Angeles, CA), Rev. J. F. (Wooster, OH), Rev. D.G.
(Maumee, OH), Mrs. James Pocock & Content L. Davidson (both of
WHITE, ELIZABETH- d. Sept 1913 (Cambridge, OH); Husband- A. M.
11 March 1914
BARTHALO, ALVIN LINCOLN- b. 11 Jan 1864 d. 8 Mar 1914 (Grant
Hospital, Columbus); Wife- Rachel Ann Gadd; Children- Ethel May (died 25 Dec
1892), David F. (Akron), Alvin C. (of the home), Mrs. Harry Babcock
(Barberton), Mrs. Clarence Overholt (Akron), Mrs. Guy Reddick (Canton);
Siblings- Mrs. H. H. Worley (Newcomerstown), Mrs. J. L. Decker (near Port
Washington) & Mrs. Viola Casteel (Dennison); Parents- Ebenezer &
Catherine Hursey Barthalow ("as the name is commonly spelled in later
18 March 1914
ELLIOTT, JANE- d. 10 Mar 1914 (Cleveland); Children- 3 sons
& 3 daughters survive- only 2 listed- Mrs. J. R. McElroy & Mrs. Anna
Elliott Lindsley (both of Newcomerstown).
25 March 1914
COLE, JAMES- b. 12 Feb 1846 (near Roscoe, Coshocton Co), d.
Mar 1914; Wife- Miranda Postel; Children- Bruce (Ames, Iowa), Charles
(Whiting, Indiana), Lloyd (Newcomerstown) & Mittie (died over 20 yrs ago
1 April 1914
MERCER, BERT- d. 29 March 1914 (Iowa City, Iowa); Father-
Solomon Mercer; Uncle- Henry Mercer. The remains were accompanied here
by Mr. & Mrs. S.W. Mercer (Iowa City) & by C.S. Mercer (Seymour,
PORCHER, HELEN- b. 22 Dec 1879 (Port Washington) d. March 1914
(Uhrichsville); Parents- Mr. & Mrs. Chas Porcher; Siblings- Grover &
MIZER, MRS. SIMON- d. 30 Mar 1914 (near Stonecreek); Husband-
Simon Mizer; Children- Ed (Canton), Mrs. Herb Mizer (Canal Dover), Mrs. Al
COOK, RACHEL (FURBAY)- 16 Dec 1827 (Tuscarawas Co.) d. 21
March 1914 (Cardinton, OH); Daughter- Mrs. Alice Silverthorn (Cardington, OH);
Brother- W.S. Furbay.
5 April 1916
MURPHY, CLAUDE SPERLING- b. 26 Sept 1882 (near Bernice) d. 28
March 1916 (Alliance, OH); Parents- Mr. & Mrs. Lloyd Murphy; Wife- Edith
Wilson; Siblings- Harry, Madison, and Mrs. Byron Crater (all of
HURSEY, MARY JANE (FINNEY)- b. 25 Oct. 1838 d. 1 Apr 1916;
Parents- James & Sarah Finney; Husband- John Hursey; Children- J.A. Hursey
(Maywood, Nebraska), John M. (Washington Twp.), Henry H. (died in early
ZIMMERMAN, MRS. JACOB (YOUNGEN)- d. 28 March 1916 (near
Bakersville); Husband- Jacob Zimmerman (deceased 8 mos ago); Children- David,
Daniel, Ira, Christopher, Mrs. Minnie Lowery, Mrs. Susie Schlegel, Mrs. Liza
young (all residing in Bakersville neighborhood).
12 April 1916
PORTER, ELIZA (BOOTH)- b. 14 Feb 1851 d. 4 April 1916;
Parents- James & Elizabeth Booth; Husband- William A. Porter; Children-
seven boys & 2 girls, 4 boys survive- James Milton (Tyner), Charles Albert
(Cambridge), Frank Melva (Newcomerstown), Bert R. (at home); Siblings-1
brother, 1 sister, 4 half brothers & 2 half sisters.
PATTERSON, MRS. ELAM- d. Apr 1916 (Mt. Carmel Hospital,
Columbus); Husband- Elam Patterson; Children- not listed by name, 2 children
the youngest about 4 yrs.
SCHWEITZER, MRS. ROBERT- d. 7 Apr 1916 (Sandyville, OH);
Husband Robert Schweitzer; Children- 5 survive; Siblings- 7 sisters & 1
DAVIS, MYRA- d. 8 Apr 1916 (near Orange); Nephew- Stephen
Davis; Sister- Mrs John Leech (Bakersville); Brothers- Abner (Sterling, KS),
Hayford (Great Bend, KS), Elmer & John (both of Fresno) & Horace
6 September 1916
MERCER, MARTHA ANN- d. 3 September 1916; Husband- William
Mercer; Children- 6 born, 2 dying in infancy- Miss Ella Mercer, Mrs. M. M.
Howes & William Mercer (all of Newcomerstown), George Mercer (Newark, OH);
Brother- J. B. Peoples (Kimbolton).
13 September 1916
DAWSON, ROBERT ELLSWORTH- b. 12 June 1862 (Prohibition,
Guernsey Co.) d. 4 September 1916; Wife- Aary Etta Little; Parents- Hilary
& Matilda Dawson; Parents-In-Law- Amon & Ella Little; Children- 8
born, 7 survive (not listed).
20 September 1916
PATTERSON, GILBERT B.- d. September 1916 Parents- Mr. &
Mrs. Dan L. Patterson (Father died abt 6 yrs ago); Siblings- William &
STONER, LUCINDA- d. September 1916 (near Bernice); Husband-
George Stoner (died a few yrs ago); Daughter- Mrs. Belonia McConnell; Father-
27 September 1916
EDWARDS, GARRET SMITH- d. September 1916 (near Bernice);
Survivors- wife, 2 children, parents (names not listed); Brothers- T. J.
Edwards (Caldwell) and J. A. Edwards (Akron).
4 October 1916
MCCOY, SOPHIA (BARNES)- b. 11 July 1855 (Coshocton County) d.
September 1916 (Coalport); Husband- Mr. John A. McCoy; Children- Mrs. Nora
Wigfield, H. C. McCoy, Mrs. Lottie Taylor, Mrs. Estey Williams, Mrs. Edna Pope
& Miss Lelia.
HAMMERSLEY, WILLARD- d. 2 October 1916 (aged 12 yrs); Parents-
Mr. & Mrs. John Hammersley; 3 brothers also survive.
3 July 1918
BLAIR, EDMUND M.- b. 16 July 1863 (near Bernice) d. 30 June
1918; Parents- Jesse & Lucinda Blair; Grandfather- Edmund Blair; Wife-
Alta Sells; Parents-In-Law- George W. & Anna Sells; Children- Arthur
(died 17 Apr 1911 in Calif), Jesse Blair (chief storekeeper of the Battleship
Maine), Paul Blair (with an artillery regiment prob now on his way to France),
Mrs. H. C. Norman (Newcomerstown), Walter & Honald Blair (both at home);
GrandChild- Howard Blair Norman; Siblings- Mrs. Clara Moore (Uhrichsville),
Mrs. Camilla Davidson (near Freeport), Mrs. Annie Quigley & A. M. Blair
(both of near Bernice).
MURPHY, MATILDA CLEMENTINE (PARKS)- b. 10 Oct 1849 (Perry Twp)
d. 26 June 1918; Husband- Lloyd Murphy; Parents- John M. & Mary (Milliken)
Parks; Children- Sperling (deceased), Harry M., J. Madison, Mrs. Libbie Crater
(all of Newcomerstown); Siblings- Ernest, Samuel & Osha Parks (all of
Wichita, Kansas), Mrs. Nan Meek (Chapman, Kansas), Luzetta Parks (who has
married & moved from her last known residence in the West).
10 July 1918
EMERSON, DR. S.B.- d. July 1918 (New Philadelphia); Sister-
Mrs. Belle Ashbaugh; Son- Robert (died 4 weeks ago).
FILLMAN, WILLIAM- d. 18 June 1918 (injured in Hoxle, Arkansas,
died at hospital in St. Louis); Survived by 2nd wife & 3 children
(not listed by name); Siblings- Christian Fillman (Port Washington), Jacob
(Defiance), Julius (Kentucky), Mrs. Caroline Smith (Redlands, Calif), Mrs.
Julia Cappel (Logansport, Indiana), Mrs. Lottie Fillman (Columbus) & Mrs.
Lizzie Kimball (south of town).
KEISER, JOHN W.- d. July 1918 (Zanesville Hospital); Children-
William, Charles, Frank, Fred & Joe (all of Newcomerstown), Mrs. Dennis
Bates & Mrs. Warner Harris (both of Cambridge).
11 June 1919
CRETER, JOSEPH HANCE- d. June 1919 (New Philadelphia);
Parents- Morris Creter & his 1st wife; Wife- Sarah Bryson (died many yrs
ago); Children- Philip & Shubert Creter; Sister- Mrs. Sarah Correll (Chauncey,
Ill); Half-Sisters- Mrs. Louisa House & Mrs. Julia Bell.
BRAMHALL, WILLIAM- d. June 1919; Daughter- Mrs. Edw. Crater.
18 June 1919
UMSTOTT, LEVI- d. 15 June 1919; Brother- William Umstott.
KINSEY, LIZZIE- d. 8 June 1919 (Gilmore); Husband- Frank
Kinsey; Children- 4 survive, the oldest being 11 yrs.
NICHOLS, PLEASANT- d. 15 June 1919; Niece- Mrs. Jacob Rennard;
Husband- Riley Nichols (died several yrs ago).