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Obituaries for August 1903 thru May 1904

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Surnames: SEMPLE
Decedent: Della Semple

Date listed: Saturday, August 15, 1903

(Submitted by Barbara Ann Smith, bas@coshocton.com)

Della Semple -- August 1903. Della, one of the twin children of the late Edward Semple, was killed instantly at their family home in Cleveland, Tuesday at 5 p.m. A carpenter was at work in the mow of a barn and was throwing down boards. The child, aged about four years, had wandered out and was struck by a board on the head and a nail on it pierced her brain. M. and Mrs. Shober Semple and David Semple attended the funeral yesterday. The father was killed in a railroad accident in Steubenville two years ago.



Surnames: GILLILAND
Decedent: Selilah Gilliland

Date listed: Thursday, December 31, 1903

(Submitted by Barbara Ann Smith, bas@coshocton.com)

Selilah Gilliland Selilah Gilliland was born May 21, 1835; died December 30, 1903.... aged 68 years, 9 days. She was married to Robert Semple, Oct. 30, 1853, who died July 4, 1899. To the union were born 8 sons and 4 daughters -- 5 of whom preceded her in death in infancy and Edwin died April 15, 1901. She became a member of the M.E. church early in youth and remained a consistent member until death, expressing her readiness to go at her Master's call. Interment at Leavittsville, January 1, 1904.



Surnames: SCOTT
Decedent: Barnes Scott

Date listed: Friday, March 25, 1904

(Submitted by Jean Scarlott, jscarlott@yahoo.com)

The death of Barnes Scott on Monday at the age of 83 has removed not only an aged citizen but a historic character. To his first wife where born a large family of children, the only survivor being C.B. Scott, the hardware man and well-known auctioneer. He was again married to Mrs. Rebecca Brooks, a daughter of Alex Long. The widow and one daughter, Mrs. Will German, survive. He was a member of the M.P. church. Interment at Union Valley Wednesday, the exercises being conducted by Rev. C. S. McGrath.



Surnames: LEHMAN
Decedent: Mary M. Lehman

Date listed: Friday, March 25, 1904

(Submitted by Jean Scarlott, jscarlott@yahoo.com)

Widow of Joseph Lehman. Mrs. Mary M. Lehman, aged 81 years, is dead at the home of her daughter, Mrs. E.L. Miller, 960 North McKinley Ave. Canton. She died friday evening of old age. Mrs. Lehman leaves two children, Mrs. Miller and A. Lehman of Buffalo, who is now en route to this city. A sister died recently at the age of 83 years. Mrs. L. was a native of France. Funeral services will be held Monday and the body will be taken to Marges for burial.



Surnames: MILLER
Decedent: Clara Miller

Date listed: Friday, March 25, 1904

(Submitted by Jean Scarlott, jscarlott@yahoo.com)

Clara Miller died Tuesday, March 15, at the home of her brother Andrew Miller, a well known farmer who lives near Minerva. She had many friends who esteemed her for her worth.



Surnames: STACKHOUSE
Decedent: Owen Stackhouse

Date listed: Friday, March 25, 1904

(Submitted by Jean Scarlott, jscarlott@yahoo.com)

Owen Stackhouse, former deputy warden in the penitentiary under C.C. James, died in Minerva Wednesday of last week



Surnames: SHOOK
Decedent: Raymond Shook

Date listed: Friday, May 6, 1904

(Submitted by Jean Scarlott, jscarlott@yahoo.com)

Raymond Shook, child of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Shook of Centre-tp., died Friday night, aged eight months. Funeral Sunday, conducted by Rev. S. V. Rohrbaugh.



Surnames: RIGGLE
Decedent: Michael Riggle

Date listed: Friday, May 6, 1904

(Submitted by Jean Scarlott, jscarlott@yahoo.com)

Michael Riggle died very suddenly Monday at the infirmary. His age was about 75 years. His remains were taken to Kilgore for interment and services were held in the M.E. Church.



Surnames: EARL
Decedent: Mrs. John Earl

Date listed: Friday, May 6, 1904

(Submitted by Jean Scarlott, jscarlott@yahoo.com)

Mrs. John Earl of Salineville died Thursday at the age of 79 years. A husband, two daughters and four son survive. One of the latter is Thomas Earl of Fox township. Funeral service was held Sunday conducted by the pastor of the Presbyterian church of which deceased had been a lifelong member.



Surnames: BORING
Decedent: Mary Boring

Date listed: Friday, May 6, 1904

(Submitted by Jean Scarlott, jscarlott@yahoo.com)

Mrs. Mary Boring, widow of Wm. Boring, died at her home in Fox-tp., Sunday morning. Her age was 73 years. The Boring family is one of the best known in Fox-tp. A large family survives-Messrs. Frank and James Boring, Mesdames Eliza Twaddle, John Boyce and Wm. Detchon, and Misses Ella and Della, twins. Remains were interred at Mechanicstown. Peace to the ashes of the old pioneer!



Surnames: SMITHYMAN
Decedent: Rachel Smithyman

Date listed: Friday, May 6, 1904

(Submitted by Jean Scarlott, jscarlott@yahoo.com)

The eyes of Rachel Smithyman were closed in death Friday last at 11 o'clock. She had been ill with cancer for a long time, suffering intensely and being very much reduced in flesh. She was possessed of great health and strength and tenacity of purpose, able to withstand the ravages of disease, but all these gave way under the strain of her disease. She was born June 27, 1844, and was married to L.D. Smithyman, Aug. 16, 1888. A life of nearly 60 years was substantially spent in Carrollton. When a young girl she united with the M.E. church, and all her life she lived up to the golden rule. She was a woman of strong friendship and was an example of domestic industry. Her husband is left alone. She had two sister and one brother-Mrs. Stoneman of Carrollton, Mrs. Elsie Miller of Kensington and George Champer of Clay County, Ind.
At 2 o'clock Tuesday her remains were laid to rest, the funeral service being conducted by Rev. S.V. Rohrbaugh.




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