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Herald-Star Steubenville obituary
Thursday, Jan 18, 1900 page 5
Joseph Harner one of the pioneer citizens of Jewett, and probably the oldest citizen of Harrison County died
Tuesday, aged 99 years and 8 months. Had he lived until May next, he would have been 100 years old. He was
the father of Ed Harner, at one time a passenger conductor on the Panhandle road, but who has been railroading
in the west for a number of years.
Democratic Standard newspaper
Friday, 12/23/1904 page 2
Mrs. Liddie Skipper, the mother of Mrs. James Perkins, died at the Perkins home, on East Vine Street at 3
o'clock this morning, death caused by an abscess in the head, from which she had been suffering but 2 weeks.
Mrs. Skipper made her home with her daughter, Mrs. Margaret Woodburn, at Scio, Ohio, and had been a guest
at the Perkins home, in this city, since the fair. The deceased was 72 years of age, and is survived by 9 grown
sons and daughters, among them being Mrs. James Perkins and Albert Skipper of this city. The others reside in
the eastern part of the state. The remains were taken to Scio Wednesday morning, where they were to be
interred in the Ridge Cemetery near that place. Mr. and Mrs. James Perkins and Albert Skipper accompanied
the remains from here to their last resting place.
Zanesville Times Recorder
Tuesday, January 04, 1938 Page 11
Samuel DeVore Dies At Jewett
JEWETT, O, Jan. 3-Samuel W. DeVore died Sunday morning following an illness of several months at his home
on High Street, Jewett. Wilda Salmon Devore survives. The body was taken to the Sweeney funeral home at
Amsterdam where funeral services will be held Tuesday afternoon. Burial Is Here.
Zanesville Times Recorder
Zanesville, Ohio Friday, September 15, 1972, Page 6
Mrs. Wilda Guthrie
JEWETT - Mrs. Wilda Salmon Guthrie, 89, of Jewett died at 7:50 a.m. Thursday in Cambridge State Hospital
where she had been a patient for 3 years. She was born Feb 4, 1883 near Germano, the daughter of Albert and
Margaret Hawk Salmon. Her husband George Guthrie died in May 1962. Mrs. Guthrie was a member of the
United Methodist Church. Surviving are a sister Mrs. Isaac (Delma) Heavilin of Cadiz Route 5, and a niece
Pauline Hilbert of Cadiz Route 5. Services will be held at 2 pm Saturday at Telfer Funeral Home in Jewett. Burial
will be in Grandview Cemetery Carrollton. Friends may call at the funeral home 7 to 9 pm. Today.
Dover Daily Reporter
Dover, Ohio, Tuesday, July 05, 1955,Page 4
JEWETT - Services will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. in the Telfer Funeral Home here for Albert Salmon, 95,
retired stone mason, who died Saturday at the home of a daughter, Mrs. Isaac Heavilin of RD 5. Cadiz. Burial will
be in the Methodist Cemetery at Hanover. Born near New Rumley, he resided with his daughter 24 years. Another
daughter, Mrs. Wilda Guthrie of here, a granddaughter and great-grandson survive.
Steubenville Herald Star newspaper
Jefferson County, Ohio
IRENE PARSONS, BERGHOLZ
Irene Parsons, 90, of the Carriage Inn, Steubenville, formerly a lifelong resident of Bergholz, died Monday, May
23, 1994, at St. John Medical Center. She retired from Dillon Brothers Trucking in 1980 where she worked as a
secretary. She was a member of Germano Lutheran Church. She is survived by a daughter, Mrs. George (Donna)
Davis of Bergholz, a stepdaughter, Elsie Pocisk of Port Angeles, Washington, a sister Gladys Long of Jewett, a
granddaughter and 2 great grandchildren. She was born Sept 24, 1903, in Germano, a daughter of the late
Dawson and Estella Lewton Condo. She was preceded in death by her husband, Clifford Parsons in 1971, a
brother, and 2 sisters. Funeral services will be held at 1pm Wednesday at Everhart Funeral Home, Second
Street, Bergholz, the Rev. Richard Kantz. There will be no calling hours.
Steubenville Herald Star,
Friday, November 03, 1961, Page 33
JEWETT - Mrs. Mary Estella Condo, 85, widow of D. D. Condo, died at 11:30 a.m. Thursday in the home of her
daughter, Mrs. Ruth Telfer of Jewett, with whom she had resided. She had been ill for the past six months. Mrs.
Condo was a member of St. James Lutheran Church of Jewett. She leaves four daughters, Mrs. Irene Parsons of
Bergholz and Mrs. Gladys Long, Mrs. Bertha Stahl and Mrs. Ruth Telfer, all of Jewett; a son, Frank A. Condo of
Brewster, Ohio; a brother Ralph Lewton of Mingo Junction; ten grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren. She
was preceded in death by her husband on Dec. 23, 1945. Mrs. Condo was born April 25, 1876, in Hanover, Ohio,
a daughter of the late Dewey and Mary A. Lewton. Friends may call at the Telfer Funeral Home in Jewett today.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday in the funeral home. The Rev. Mr. Raymond Gross will officiate.
Burial will be in the Germano Cemetery, Germano.
The Times Recorder, Zanesville, Ohio
Monday Sep 26, 1966, Page 4
MRS RUTH TELFER, JEWETT
Mrs. Ruth Marie Telfer, 54, of Jewett, died of a stroke at 10pm Saturday. Mrs. Telfer was born Feb 10, 1912 in
German Twp, Harrison County, daughter of the late Doss D. Condo and Estella Lewton Condo. She was a
member of the Jewett Methodist church, its Mary Martha Sunday School class and WSCS. Mrs. Telfer taught the
primary class at the Sunday school for several years. Surviving are her husband, George I Telfer; a son, Captain
Gary Telfer of Ft Sill, Oklahoma; 3 sisters; Mrs. Irene Parsons, of Bergholz, Mrs. Gladys Long and Mrs. Bertha
Stahl, both of Jewett; and a brother, Frank Condo of Brewster. Services will be held Tuesday at Telfer Funeral
Home in Jewett, with Rev. James Spencer officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery at Jewett.
The Times Reporter Dover, Ohio
Wednesday, Jul 22, 1970, page 6
GEORGE TELFER JEWETT
George I. Telfer, 59, co-owner of Telfer Brothers Hardware Store, died Monday in his home at Jewett following a
long illness. Born in Jewett, he was a son of Garnett Busby Telfer of here and the late Albert Telfer. He was a
member of Scio Methodist Church and Masonic Lodge. He taught school in the area for many years. Surviving in
addition to his mother are a son, Capt. Gary L. Telfer of Jacksonville, N.C., where he is serving with the Marine
Corps; a sister and brother, Mrs. Raymond (Olive) Kane and Dean E. of here; and 2 grandchildren. He was
preceded in death by his wife, Ruth Condo Telfer. Services will be Friday at 2 in Telfer Funeral Home with Revs.
Albert Oakes and Arthur Williams officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral
home Thursday afternoon and night. Masonic services will be Thursday at 6:30.