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Boal, Mae Sigler -- 88Y;  wid/o Thomas;  b. 3/17/1868 at Lowell, IN;  Died at home, Mansfield;  bur. Cedar Park Cem., Chicago, IL  [MNJ 12/24/1956]

Boales, Mary -- Mrs. Mary Boales died at the residence of her daughter, Mrs. John Snyder, two miles west of Lucas, on Monday at 9:30 o'clock, aged 83 years.  She leaves three sons, John, who resides in Indiana;  William, who lives in Jackson County, Ill., James who lived with her;  and a daughter, Mrs. John Snyder.  Mrs. Boales was born in Jefferson County, Ohio and came to Richland County over fifty years ago.  For half a century she and her husband, the late James Boales lived on the James Boales farm in Weller township.  She was a consistent member of hte United Presbyterian church for over sixty years.  The funeral will take place Wednesday at 10 o'clock at the Windsor cemetery.  [Mansfield Herald:  17 January 1889]

Boales, Mary -- Pavonia.  On last Wednesday no less than three persons well-known here were consigned to their final resting place.  Mrs. Mary Boals, one of our oldest pioneers, who resided about two miles west of here for more than fifty years.  Will Walters, a victim of the late wreck, was born and raised to manhood within sight of Windsor;  and Amos Kling, who died at Akron also lived for many years in our midst.  [Mansfield Herald:  24 January 1889]

Boals, Catharine -- bur. 2/6/1876 at Mansfield Cem.;  43y, 10m, 13d;  res. Mansfield  [Richland Shield & Banner:  13 January 1877]

Boals, Charles -- Sunday.  Charles Boals, who lived all his life in Richland County, except the last year of eighteen months, when he made his home in Findlay, died at that place Friday at 6 o'clock p.m.  He will be buried in the family burying ground at Ontario, on Tuesday, at 1 o'clock p.m., April 2nd.  He never was sick in his life till a few days before his death, when he had a stroke of paralysis.  He was born Nov. 30th., 1814, so he was over 80.  His life and character are two well known to need any comment.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  07 April 1894, Vol. LXXVI, No. 47]

Boals, Charles E. -- 82Y;  d. 6/21/1955 at Wesley Boals home;  b. near Shenandoah;  h/o Susan Cameron;  bur. Windsor Cem.  [MNJ 6/22/1955]

Boals, Clara J. -- d. 1/22/1872 at Butler Twp.;  6m, 22d;  b. Butler Twp.;  cause of death - inflammation;  white;  res. Butler Township [Richland Co. Probate Court Record of Deaths]


Boals, Clarence David
-- Clarence David Boals, 74, of 3261 North Main Street Rd., was dead on arrival at Mansfield General Hospital yesterday afternoon after taking ill earlier at his home.  Mr. Boals was born Nov. 8, 1890 in Richland County and lived in this area all his life.  He was a retired employee of the Tappan Co., and a member of the First EUB Church.  Surviving are his wife, Beatrice Au Boals; two sons, W. Foster Boals, of Indianapolis, Ind., and H. Mervin Boals, of Seattle Wash.; one daughter, Mrs. Paul Picking, of Mansfield; 10 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren; one brother, Willard E. Boals, of Mansfield; one sister, Mrs. Park Mossholder, of Mt. Vernon.  The body was removed to the Wappner Funeral Home, where funeral arrangements are incomplete.  Friends may call at the funeral home starting Saturday evening.  Submitted by Steve B.    [Mansfield News-Journal (Mansfield, Ohio) Sunday, January 24, 1965 p15-A, col4]

Boals, Clarence David -- Funeral Services for Clarence David Boals, 74, a resident of 3261 North Main Street Rd.., who was dead on arrival at Mansfield General Hospital Saturday afternoon after becoming ill at his home, will be held at 3 p. m. at the Wappner Funeral Home.  The Rev. G. C, Strohl, pastor emeritus of the First Evangelical United Brethren Church, will be in charge.  Burial will be in the Mansfield Cemetery.  Friends may call at the funeral home.  Born Nov. 8, 1890 in Mifflin Township, he was a retired parts department employee of the Tappan Co., and a member of the First Evangelica[l] United Brethren Church.  Surviving are his wife, Beatrice Au Boals; two sons, W. Foster Boals, of Indianapolis, Ind., and H. Merlin Boals, of Seattle Wash.; one daughter, Mrs. Paul Picking, of Mansfield; 10 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren; one brother, Willard E. Boals, of Mansfield; one sister, Mrs. Park Mossholder, of Mt. Vernon.  Submitted by Steve B.  [Mansfield News-Journal (Mansfield, Ohio) Monday, January 25, 1965 p3, col4]

Boals, Daniel M. -- d. 10/20/1867 at Troy Twp.;  18y;  single;  farmer;  cause:  consumption;  res. Troy Twp.  [Richland Co. Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Boals, Ella -- d. 9/25/1870 at Bellville, cause of death listed as "indirect";  28y;  b. Penn.;  single;  teacher;  res. Jefferson Twp. [Richland Co. Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Boals, Eunice (Cline) -- Mrs. Eunice Boals, wife of ex-Sheriff James F. Boals, died at her home, 270 North Diamond Street, this morning at 8 o'clock, after a long illness with heart trouble.  Mrs. Boals was 47 years old and her maiden name was Eunice Cline and she was married to James F. Boals 23 years ago.  Mrs. Boals was a charter member of the Rebekah lodge and of the Ladies of the Macabees.  Interment Thursday at 10 a.m.  [Mansfield News:  07 May 1901, Vol. 17, No. 57]

Boals, Eunice (Cline) -- The funeral of Mrs. James F. Boals, took place from the family residence, No. 270 North Diamond Street, at 10 o'clock Thursday morning.  A large number of friends of the deceased were in attendance at the funeral services, which were conducted by the Rev. D.J. Meese, D.D.  The Rebekahs also had services for the dead.  The members of the city council, the city officials and the police met at the city building and attended the funeral.  [Mansfield News:  09 May 1901, Vol. 17, No. 59]

Boals, George H. -- George H. Boals, who resides with his mother at No. 65 Buckingham Street, died at the family residence about 10:30 o'clock Monday morning.  The deceased was afflicted with dropsy and heart trouble and had been ill for some time.  Mr. Boals was a member of the First Lutheran church.  Funeral Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock, the Rev. Dr. Wiles officiating.  [Mansfield (OH) News: 08 July 1901, Vol. 17, No. 108]

Boals, James W.

Boals, John Vanburen -- d. 3/11/1873 at Mifflin Twp.;  3y, 2m, 7d;  farmer;  no place of birth listed;  white;  no cause of death listed;  res. Mifflin Township [Richland Co. Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Boals, Joseph -- Lexington.  Joseph Boals, ex-county commissioner, was found dead in his orchard last Thursday, the result of heart disease.  His remains were interred in the cemetery on Saturday.  A large concourse of friends followed the remains to its last resting place.  Mr. Boals was a soldier in the Mexican War and was number with the few that remains to tell the story, but has gone where wars shall be heard of no more.  --  [Bellville Star:  14 April 1887, Vol. 10, No. 29]

Boals, Joseph -- bur. 12/5/1877 at Mansfield Cem., old age;  90y  [Ohio Liberal:  02 January 1878]

Boals, Joseph Stough -- Joseph Stough Boals died Sunday noon at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. B. F. Boals, 34 Waring Avenue. Besides the parents, two brothers, F. David Boals and Frank S. Boals, both of this city, survive. Funeral services will be held at the home at 2 o'clock Tuesday afternoon with burial in Lexington cemetery.  Submitted by Linda and Shirley [Monday 4 May 1925 p.12 Mansfield Democrat Journal]

Boals, Mary -- d. 1/23/1870 at Mifflin;  38y;  b. Mifflin;  white;  cause:  dropsy;  res. Mifflin Twp.  [Richland Co. Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Boals, Paul William -- Paul William Boals, two-and-a-half year old son and only child of Mr. & Mrs. Garland W. Boals, 202 Wayne street, Mansfield, died Sunday from the effects of a shock caused by being struck by an automobile which his father was backing out of the driveway at the family home.  [Richland County Leader:  26 August 1921, Vol. 2, No. 37]

Boals, Sarah E. -- Mrs. Sarah E. Boals, a prominent and well known lady of west of Bellville, died Monday afternoon after a long sick spell finally resulting in pneumonia, aged 70 years, 9 months and 27 days.  The funeral took place from her late residence Wednesday, July 15, at 1:30 p.m.  The funeral sermon was preached at the Presbyterian church, Bellville, at 2:30 o'clock, by the Rev. J.W. Boyer.  Interment in the Bellville Cemetery.  --  [Bellville Messenger:  16 July 1903, Vol. 11, No. 28]

Boals, Solomon

Boals, Viola Chew -- 83Y;  d. 2/15/1955 at home, Pavonia;  b. 4/2/1871 near Rome, OH;  d/o William & Matilda (Whisler) Chew;  bur. Windsor Cem.  [MNJ 2/16/1955]

Boarders, Jacob

Boardman, George Lewis -- Plymouth.  The following obituary read at the funeral service of our fellow townsman, George L. Boardman, by Rev. R.H. Balmer, which service was held at his late home on Broadway, Wednesday forenoon, and whose body now lies in Pioneer Cemetery, alongside of loving friends who preceded him into the life beyond some years previous:  MR. GEORGE LEWIS BOARDMAN was born in Plymouth, Ohio, and in this home, July 22, 1851.  He was the son of Lewis and Mrs. Minerva Boardman, who were among the pioneer residents of this town.  Almost his whole life period has been spent here.  He was married on Sept. 17th., 1879 to Miss Georgianna Ward, who now survives him.  For over 34 years they walked life's path together.  God blessed their home with four children, two sons and two daughters -- Mrs. Stella M. Eastman and Roland Lewis Boardman, Cleveland, Ohio;  Glenn A. Boardman and Marguerite Louise Boardman, both of Plymouth.  Mr. Boardman unite with the M.E. Church some years ago, which relation continued to the close of his life.  After many busy years of active duties he became ill about two years ago, since which time he has had several serious spells of sickness.  For some months his condition has seemed almost without hope to those who understood his condition.  For quite a few weeks he has been a great sufferer, which condition continued to the very end of his life.  On Monday morning at 3 o'clock the end came, the weary wheels of life ceased, and his spirit took its flight to the eternal world.  He was aged 62 years, 5 months and 7 days.  With Mrs. Boardman and his children there remain three grandchildren and an only brother, Mr. Dorman Boardman, of Howard, North Dakota.  The sympathies of her very large circle of friends have been with Mrs. Boardman and her family, as well as with their suffering husband and father through these many anxious weeks.  Our prayer is that the God of all grace may sustain and comfort their hearts through all the future.  --  [Plymouth Advertiser:  03 January 1914, Vol. 61, No. 7]

Boartz, John -- d. 9/17/1867 at Mansfield;  1y, 3m, 6d;  b. Mansfield;  s/o John & Elizabeth Bortz [sic];  white;  cause:  unknown;  res. Mansfield  [Richland Co. Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Bock, George L.F.M. -- bur. 9/1886 at Mansfield Cem., dysentery;  9m  [Mansfield Herald:  21 October 1886]

Bock, George P. -- bur. 9/1886 at Mansfield Cem., diarrhea;  2y, 3m, 10d  [Mansfield Herald:  21 October 1886]

Boden, John -- John Boden, aged 64 years, died at his home about four miles southeast of the city on the upper Lucas road, Friday night about 11:30 o'clock after an illness of several years.  He served in Company C of the 163rd. Ohio Volunteers and is a member of the First Christian church of this city.  Besides his wife he leaves three sons, Sherman, William and Howard, and two daughters, Minnie and Etta.  He also leaves one sister, Mrs. P.P. Hill, of Mt. Vernon (OH) and two brothers, William and Cicero of this city.  Funeral Monday from the home at 1 p.m. conducted by Rev. C.___.  Interment in Mansfield Cemetery.  [Mansfield News Journal:  09 March 1912]

Boden, Mrs. H.R. -- Mrs. H.R. Boden died Sunday afternoon at her home at 112 East Fourth Street, aged 39 years.  The funeral occurs Tuesday at 8 a.m.  Interment at Ontario.  [Semi-Weekly News:  23 February 1897, Vol. 13, No. 16]

Bodine, A.G. -- Died, in Plymouth township, December 4th., A.G. Bodine, aged 60 years.  [Ohio Liberal:  15 December 1881]

Bodine, Mary E. -- DIED -- In Plymouth, Sunday, the 15th. inst., after a short illness, MARY E., wife of T.S. BODINE, in the 27th. year of her age.   Mrs. B. has for several years past suffered much affliction, which she bore with fortitude and resignation.  A husband and daughter, with numerous relatives and acquaintances mourn her loss.  [PLYMOUTH ADVERTISER:  21 January 1854, Vol. 1, No. 14]

Bodley, A.M. -- A.M. Bodley was born in Plymouth, Richland County, O., Feb. 9th, 1826, at which place he grew to manhood, and married Miss Harriet Hideley. He moved to Newport, Ky., where he lived for 35 years, serving one term as magistrate, and in the sixties was a member of the school board for several years. In 1893 he moved to New York, and returned to Cincinnati in 1895, where he resided until his death, which occurred Tuesday, June 9th, at his residence, 318 West Second St., at 4:40 p.m. Funeral services were held at his residence June 10, at 8 p. m., and his remains taken to Plymouth for interment June 11. He leaves a widow and four children, Mrs. C. R. Larson of New York, Mrs. Clifton Taylor and Miss Anna Bodley, of Cin., O., and Mr. J.H. Bodley, of Newport, Ky.  Submitted by Mary.  [Clipping from unknown newspaper pasted into family Bible belonging to Catherine Jane (Bodley) Kirtland]

Bodley, Henry -- Henry Bodley, over thirty years a resident of this county, passed away from earth, Sabbath evening, 9th. inst., in the seventy-fifth year of his age.  He was born in Niles, Cayuga County, N.Y., Sept. 30th., 1799, and united with the Seceder (now United Presbyterian) Church when eighteen years old.  On his removal to this county, he became a member of the Auburn U.P. Church, but the last three years of his life, was a member of the Shelby Presbyterian Church.  He departed in the peaceful hope of the Christian, leaving a wife and three children, whom he commended to the care of the Heavenly Father.  Quiet and retired, yet the universal expression is, "he was a good man".  Truly "the good man is perished out of the earth."  [Shelby Independent News: 13 November 1873, Vol. 6, No. 3]

Bodley, Jesse -- d. 11/20/1873 at Plymouth;  80y, 2m, 6d;  married;  b. Ulster Co., NY;  farmer;  white;  cause = dropsy of heart;  res. Plymouth Township  [Richland Co. Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Bodley, Jesse -- We are this week called upon to record the death of Mr. Roaks, Mr. Monjar, Mr. Jesse Bodley and Mr. Lance, all among the old citizens of our County -- the latter Mr. Lance, having only removed to Crawford County a few years ago.  [Shelby Independent News:  28 November 1872, Vol. 5, No. 5]

Bodley, Jesse -- Died, On the 20th. of November 1872, Mr. Jesse Bodley, aged 80 years, 2 months and 6 days.  This aged and long resident of Plymouth Township, Richland County, Ohio, was born in Ulster County, New York, September 14th., 1792.  He was in early life a soldier in the war of 1812.  In the year 1815 he was married to Miss Nancy Kirkpatrick, who yet survives his death.  There were seven children all born in the home where their father died, save the oldest.  He with his wife and child settled on their forest home in October, 1818, the farm long his home, and at last the place of his death.  In 1835, he on profession of his faith united with the Presbyterian Church of Plymouth, of which he was a member until his departure, as we trust, to the church triumphant.  Since 1863, he was blind.  He bore his sufferings without complaint.  After religious services at the family home, his mortal remains were with appropriate services consigned to their last earthly home at Plymouth, O.  -- N.H.L.  [Shelby Independent News:  28 November 1872, Vol. 5, No. 5]

Bodley, Mrs. Sherman -- The remains of Sherman Bodley were brought here from Newark, Wednesday, for interment.  The deceased was quite well known in this city and vicinity, being the widow of Sherm. Bodley, who about three years ago met his death on the S., N. & M. crossing at the Kuhn school house.  -- [Plymouth Advertiser: 15 May 1915, Vol. 62, No. 25]

Bodley, Ralph H. -- The death of Ralph H. Bodley occurred this morning at 12:30 o'clock at the home of his mother, Mrs. Malinda J. Bodley, at 30 Wilson Avenue after being confined to his bed since last Sunday.  Death was due to diabetes mellitus.  Mr. Bodley had been ailing for some time but was able to be around and had been employed at the Drake Hardware store until recently.  Ralph was born at Plymouth, July 13th., 1889, and was aged 26 years, 2 months and 9 days.  He was the son of James T. and Malinda J. Bodley.  His father preceded him to the spirit world 21 years ago July 3rd.  Mrs. Bodley and son Ralph moved to Shelby 15 years ago and since that time have made their home in this city.  Ralph secured his education in the Shelby schools and after graduating engaged in the hardware business.  For a number of years he was in the employ of the Shelby Hardware Co. where he had been employed all summer.  He was a member of Shelby Lodge Knights of Pythias, and had just started in Masonry, but owing to his sickness was unable to finish.  Ralph Bodley was a young man of sterling qualities and loved and esteemed by all who knew him.  The funeral will be held Saturday afternoon at 1:30 o'clock standard time from the family home and will be conducted by Rev. W.H. Eglin, pastor of the Methodist Episcopal church.  The interment will be made in Greenlawn Cemetery, Plymouth.  --  [Plymouth Advertiser:  02 October 1915, Vol. 62, No. 45 as reprinted from the Shelby Globe]

Bodley, Sophia Helm -- Died, September 25th, at the residence of her son-in-law, Mr. John Beelman, of a complication of diseases, after an illness of one week, MRS. SOPHIA HELM BODLEY, aged 80 years and 6 days.    Mrs. Bodley was born in Ulster Co. New York, September 19th, 1792. On the 14th day of July, 1816, she was united in matrimony to Mr. A. D. W. Bodley, and in 1818 they emigrated from Ulster Co., N. Y. to Richland Co. O., and settled near Plymouth, and in this community they passed the remainder of their earthly pilgrimage.  In early life Mrs. Bodley united with the Presbyterian Church, with which she was connected as a worthy and consistent member up to the time of her death. She experienced with her husband all the vicissitudes and privations of the early settlers of Ohio. She fought the battle of life bravely and up to the last week of her life she was alert, hopeful and cheerful. And now life's work done, her children rise up and call her blessed. They delight to recall her goodness and especially her faithfulness to her family in times of privation, adversity and despondency. She was a true woman, fearing God, and loving her family, with a true wife's devotion, and a true mother's care. "The memory of the just is blessed."   A large concourse of friends followed her remains to the Presbyterian Church, where the religious exercise of the mournful occasion were conducted by the Rev. J.K. Kost, assisted by Rev's. Whiteman and Breckenridge, after which all that was left of her on earth was deposited in the cemetery in rear of the Church, by the side of her husband, whom she survived some twenty-six years, there to sleep the years away, until He who has conquered the grave shall quicken these vile bodies into an incorruptible and immortal life.  "These ashes too, this little dust, Our father's care shall keep, Till the last angel rise and break, The long and weary sleep.  Then love's soft dew o'er every eye, Shall shed its mildest rays, And the long silent dust shall burst, With songs of endless praise.  Submitted by Mary.  [Clipping from unknown newspaper pasted into family Bible belonging to Catherine Jane (Bodley) Kirtland]

Boebel, Henry J. -- 72Y; d. 10/14/1955 at home (Marion Ave., Mansfield);  b. 12/22/1882 at Mansfield;  Retired painting & decorating contractor;  Member, St. John's Evangelical & Reformed Church;  h/o Helen Muth;  Father of Leonard F., Harold F. and Herman E.;  bur. Mansfield Cemetery.  [see full obit. - Mansfield News Journal:  14 October 1955]

Boebel, Ruth -- Ruth Boebel, 2-year-old daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Henry Boebel, of 146 Sturges Avenue, died Sunday afternoon after a short illness and was buried this afternoon at 2 o'clock.  --  [Semi-Weekly News (Mansfield):  15 March 1898, Vol. 14, No. 21]

Boehler, Jeannette -- The funeral of Mrs. Jeannette Boehler will occur at 1:30 Sunday afternoon, conducted by the Rev. F. Buesser.  [Mansfield News:  03 June 1899]

Boethelt, Marguerita (Stockhausen) -- Mrs. Boethelt, wife of Rev. Boethelt, pastor of the German Lutheran Church on West Third Street, died at 8:30 o'clock Friday night of consumption. Funeral services will be held at the church at 2 p.m. Monday.  Mrs. Marguerita Boethelt was 36 years of age and leaves her husband and three children: Alma, Helen and Rudolph, to mourn her loss. She was the daughter of Von Stockhausen of Germany and married Mr. Boethelt in Silesia, Germany, in 1879. -- [RICHLAND SHIELD & BANNER: 18 April 1896, Vol. LXXVIII, No. 49]

Boggs, ---- -- bur. 3/1886 at Mansfield Cem., exhaustion;  9d  [Mansfield Herald:  08 April 1886]

Boggs, Charles -- Lexington.  James Hamilton has received intelligence of the death of Charles Boggs, his son-in-law, at Nelson, Neb., Aug. 11.  The deceased was aged about 40 years and was born and reared here.  His wife and three children children survive him.  [Mansfield News: 20 August 1901, Vol. 17, No. 145]

Boggs, Dora – Mrs. Dora Boggs, wife of Rolla Boggs of Shelby, died Friday night at the family home of consumption. The deceased had been ill with the disease for some time and had been gradually failing. She was about 34 years of age and is survived by a husband and one son. [Mansfield Daily Shield, 17 April 1905, p. 6]

Boggs, Elizabeth -- d. 8/7/1868 at Franklin Twp.;  31y;  b. Franklin Twp.;  white;  cause:  consumption;  res. Franklin Twp.  [Richland County Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Boggs, Hudson J. -- LEXINGTON.  Hudson J. Boggs, whose serious illness was announced in last week's paper, died at his home on Plymouth street, Sunday noon, aged about 70 years, after a short illness.  He is survived by his wife, a daughter, Mrs. Earnest Dickerson, of Bloominggrove and four grandchildren.  He was a member of the K. of P. lodge, and for 22 years served as janitor of the Lexington school building.  Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon at 1:00 at the home, conducted by the Rev. Thomas J. Hudson, of the Lexington Congregational church.  Interment was in the Mansfield cemetery where services were conducted by the K. of P. lodge.  [Richland County Leader:  11 March 1921, Vol. 2, No. 13]

Boggs, Hudson J. -- Hudson J. Boggs, died Sunday noon at his home on Plymouth Street, Lexington, after a brief illness.  He is 68 years of age and is survived by his wife, a daughter, Mrs. Ernest Dickerson, of Bloominggrove, and four grandchildren.  He was a member of the Knights of Pythias Lodge an for 22 years served as janitor of the school building at Lexington.  Funeral services will be held Tuesday afternoon at 1 <<remainder of text missing from photocopy>>  [Mansfield News:  01 March 1921, p. 4]

Boggs, J.A., Sr. -- Monday.  J.A. Boggs, Sr., an old resident of Lexington, who went to Nebraska some years ago, died at Nelson, in that state, on the 23d.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  04 April 1891, Vol. LXXIII, No. 46]

Bogner, George Sr. -- 68Y;  d. 3/7/1955 at Gen. Hosp.;  b. 1/5/1887 at Yugoslavia;  Came to Mansfield 50 years ago;  Cabinetmaker and floor sander;  h/o Theresia;  bur. Mansfield Cem.  [MNJ 3/8/1955]

Bohart, Jacob

Bohart, Jacob -- Mansfield, July 14.  Jacob Bohart, many years ago a resident of this city, and well remembered by older citizens, died suddenly at his home in San Jose, Cal., July 5.  He would have been 77 years old on the 21st. inst.  The remains were interred at San Jose.  [Mansfield Evening News:  14 July 1890, Vol. 6, No. 110]  *Another small death notice can be found in the 12 July 1890 edition of the Richland Shield & Banner.

Bohecker, O.W. -- Daily Shield, March 26.  Another sudden and awful death occurred on the P.F. railroad about two hundred yards north of the B. & O. crossing, near the water works station, shortly after 11 o'clock last night.  At the hour named the second section of west-bound P.F. freight train No. 71 was engaged in shifting cars.  Brakeman O.W. Bohecker had just withdrawn the coupling pin between two cars when he was observed by Brakeman E.N. Shank to lose his balance and fall between the cars.  Six cars passed over the man's body at the chest, almost cutting it in two, beside grinding the right arm to a pulp.  A stretcher was procured from the depot and the body extricated and taken to the union depot.  Coroner Maglott was summoned after which the remains were turned over to Undertaker Niman to be prepared for burial.  Bohecker was but 21 years of age and the fatal trip last night was his fifth over the road.  He is a single man and his home is at Alliance (OH), where he has a father, mother and sisters.  It is also stated that the deceased has a brother in this city, but this could not be verified.  Coroner Maglott will hold an inquest at four o'clock this afternoon, after which the remains will be taken to Alliance.  [Richland Shield & Banner:  01 April 1893]

Bohecker, O.W. -- Thursday.  Coroner Maglott this afternoon filed findings in the matter of the deaths of O.W. Bohecker at this place Saturday night, and Joseph Good at Lucas, Saturday.  "Accidental death" was the verdict in each case.  [Richland Shield & Banner:  01 April 1893]

Bohn, Mrs. -- DIED, Mrs. Bohn, of Plymouth, died at the Insane Asylum at Columbus, on Saturday night, Sept. 19, aged 35 years, 10 months and 18 days.  --  [Mansfield Herald:  01 October 1885, Vol. 35, No. 46]

Bohney, Levi -- Lucas.  Levi Bohney dropped dead at his work last Tuesday.  He had been plowing all the forenoon and after dinner he got the team out and was in the act of hitching up when he expired before any one reached him.  Mr. Bohney was a very hard working and industrious man.  He had many sterling traits which endeared him to family and neighbors.  He was aged 70 years and was buried at Shambaugh school house, Thursday, the Rev. R.H. Edmunds, of Mansfield, officiating.  [Semi-Weekly News (Mansfield):  29 April 1898, Vol. 14, No. 37]

Boland, ---- -- Three deaths occurred last Sabbath in the region round about and in Shelby.  Still the general health is good.  No prevailing sickness.  The persons were:  Mr. Boland, step-father of Mr. Sotsen;  Miss Mary A. Tucker, sister of Mr. Simeon Tucker, aged 59 years.  Mrs. Stump aged 77.  We have no dates as yet for obituary notices.   [Shelby Independent News:  23 October 1873, Vol. 5, No. 52]

Bolen, Edward Hartley -- Mansfield - Edward H. Bolen, 86, of 188 Chilton Ave., died Friday in Mansfield General Hospital after a short illness.  Mr. Bolen was born Oct. 3, 1906, in West Liberty, Logan County, and lived in the Mansfield area most of his life.  He was retired from the Ohio Brass Co. and was affiliated with the First Christian Church. He was a member of the Retmen's Club.  Surviving are his son and daughter-in-law, Nelson E. and Alice Bolen of Belmont, Mass.; a sister, Dorothy Haynes of Dayton; and four grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Zelma Marie Reed Bolen, and his parents John H. and Alda Mae Strayer Bolen.  Calling hours will be Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Diamond Street home of Wappner Funeral Directors, where services will be held Monday at 10:30 a,m, by Rev. Richard Wilburn. Burial will be in Mansfield Memorial Park.  Memorial contributions may be made to the First Christian Church.  Submitted by Gary.  [Mansfield News Journal:  __ December 1992]

Bolen, John H. -- John H. Bolen, 51 died suddenly Wednesday evening at his home, 153 Poplar street. He had been a Mansfield resident the past 16 years and was associated with the Lincoln Insurance Company. He was born at Bellefontaine, April 19, 1881.  Besides his wife, Mrs. Sadie Bolen, he is survived by two sons, Edward and Raymond Bolen, both of Mansfield, a daughter, Mrs. Clarence Stevens, of Lima, and his father, William Bolen, of Byhalia, Ohio. One grandson also survives. Mr. Bolen was a member of the First Christian Church.  The body was removed to the Wappner funeral home where private funeral services will be held Saturday at 3 p.m. with Rev. B. F. Hagelbarger officiating. Burial will be in Mansfield Cemetery.  Submitted by Gary.  [Mansfield News Journal:  __ August 1932]

Bolen, Nellie Mae -- NELLIE MAE BOLEN - Nellie Mae Bolen, 92, of Township Road 1255, Ashland, died Tuesday evening, Oct. 17, 2000, in Mifflin Care Center, Mansfield after a three-month illness.  Mrs. Bolen was born Oct. 20, 1907, in Mansfield, the daughter of Charles A. and Ida M. (Nickles) Lindegger.  She was a resident of the Mifflin Township area since 1933 and a former member of St. Michael Lutheran Church, Muffin. She will be remembered as a beloved mother, grandmother, poet, artist, and free-spirit.  She is survived by two sans and daughters-in-law, Robert L. and Marta Bolen of Hayesville and Gary R. and Inge Bolen of El Toro, Calif.; one daughter, Ruth Ann Woodard of Prairie Valley, Kan.: 16 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.  She was preceded in death by her husband Raymond Bolen on Aug. 10, 1981; one daughter, Elizabeth Slick; and one sister, Ruth Evelyn Hauenstein.  Private grave side services will be held Saturday, Oct. 21, in Zehner Cemetery, Muffin, with Rev. Robert Hall officiating. The Byerly-Lindsey Funeral Home of Loudonville is in charge of funeral arrangements.  Submitted by Gary.  [Ashland Times-Gazette, dtg October 19, 2000]

Bolen, Sadie -- Mrs. Sadie Bolen, 76, of 245 Poplar street, widow of John Bolen, died Friday night at General hospital following an extended illness.  Born Jan. 4, 1872, in Morrow county, Mrs. Bolen spent most of her life in this community. She was a member of the First Christian church.  Surviving are one sister, Mrs. Angelin Cates of Bellville; one brother, Alden Burns of Lincoln, Neb., and two step-sons, Edward Bolen of Mansfield and Raymond Bolen of Ashland; a step-daughter, Mrs. Clarence Stevens of Lafayette, and several nieces and nephews.  The body is at the Wappner funeral home where services will be held Monday at 3 p.m., with burial in the Mansfield cemetery.  Submitted by Gary.  [Mansfield News Journal:  24 September 1948]

Bolen, Zelma M. --
Mansfield - Zelma M. Bolen of 188 Chilton Ave., wife of Edward H. Bolen, died Saturday evening in the Woodlawn Nursing Home following an extended illness.  She was born Jan. 30, 1911 in Richland County and lived in Mansfield since 1934. Mrs. Bolen was a member of the First Christian Church.  Surviving besides her husband are one son, Nelson of Belmont, Mass.; five grandchildren; three brothers, Calvin and Willard Reed, both of Mansfield, and Milton Reed of Butler, and three sisters, Mrs. Gladys Reed Lantz of Mansfield, Mrs. Madalyn Reed Linder of Laurel Hills, Fla., and Mrs. Edith Reed Beal of Tucson, Ariz.  Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 10 a.m. in the Diamond Street Home of Wappner Funeral Directors by Dr. William C. Newman, her pastor. Burial will be in the Mansfield Memorial Park. Friends may call at the funeral home Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. 
Submitted by Gary.  [Mansfield News Journal:  07 July 1980]

Bolenbaugh, Floyd -- Former Mansfield resident Floyd Bolenbaugh died Sunday after a long illness in Tucson, Ariz.  He lived most his life in Mansfield, moving to Tucson about 15 years ago.  He was a former employee of Mansfield Tire and Rubber Co.   Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Clint [Phyllis] Majors of Tucson, and two grandchildren.  Services were held today in Tucson. Brinds Downtown Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.  Submitted by Nancy.  [unknown newspaper:  unknown date]

Bolenbaugh, LaDonna G. -- Former resident LaDonna G. Bolenbaugh, 71, of Tucson, Ariz., died Monday afternoon at St. Mary's Hospital in Tucson after a long illness.  Mrs. Bolenbaugh was born Dec. 21, 1920 in Mansfield to Martin F. and Ruth D. Burns Spree, both now deceased, and moved to Arizona in 1966.  She was a graduate of Mansfield Senior High School and the Mansfield Beauty College.  She was married June 23, 1941, to Floyd Bolenbaugh, who preceded her in death May 20, 1979.  She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Phllis and Clinton Majors of Tucson; two grand-daughters, Barbara and Karen Majors, both of Tucson; a sister, Norma Allwine of Galion; and a brother, Richard Spree of Lexington.  Graveside services were to be held today at the Southlawn Cemetery in Tucson.  Calling hours were held Wednesday at the Brings Downtown Funeral Home, also in Tucson.  Memorial contributions may be made in her name to the Tucson Chapter of the Alzheimers Association, 738 N. Fifth Ave., Tucson, Ariz., 85705.  Submitted by  Linda and Shirley--typed by Dina.  [source paper unknown]

Boles, ----  -- Lucas.  The widow Boles, aged 83 years, was buried on the 16th. inst.  Interment at Windsor  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  26 January 1889, Vol. LXXI, No. 36]

Boles, Charles -- Monday -- Charles Boles, brother of Dr. Boles of this city, died at the home of his son near Shreve this morning, at 7 o'clock. -- [RICHLAND SHIELD & BANNER: 29 February 1896, Vol. LXXVIII, No. 42]

Boles, Joseph -- Joseph Boles died at 9 o'clock Wednesday evening.  The deceased who was well known throughout Mansfield and Richland county was aged 80 years, 2 months and 1 day.  He leaves a son, John Boles, and also two daughters.  Funeral services will be held from the residence of the son John Boles, No. 215 Grant street, Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock, the Rev. Uhl officiating.  Burial private.  Submitted by Steve B.   [Mansfield News (Mansfield, Ohio) Thursday, November 18, 1909 p4, col2]

Boles, Kate

Boles, Maria -- Miss Maria Boles, who has been a resident of Mansfield for some years, died this morning at 6 o'clock at the home of her sister, Mrs. Catherine Heldman, on West Fourth Street.  Miss Boles was born in 1834 and was a daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Joseph Boles, who lived on a farm a few miles east of the city.  She has a brother at Bellefontaine and the funeral arrangements will be made after he arrives here.  [Mansfield News:  01 May 1901, Vol. 17, No. 48]

Boles, Marie -- The funeral services of Miss Marie Boles, whose death mention was made in the News Wednesday, will be held Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock.  [Mansfield News:  02 May 1901, Vol. 17, No. 49]

Boles, R.S. -- Dr. R.S. Boles, a well known Mansfield physician, and city health officer, died this morning at his home, 43 West Fourth Street.  The doctor had been suffering considerably of late with neuralgia and this is thought to have caused his death.  The end came quite suddenly, as on Sunday he was out attending to his professional duties.  Monday he became ill and grew steadily worse, despite the efforts of his brother physicians, Drs. Mitchell and Burns, who were called to minister to him.  At 6 o'clock this morning the end came.  Dr. Boles was 62 years old.  He was born in Holmes County, studied medicine in Cleveland and has been practicing for the past 35 years.  He practiced his profession for some years in Lucas and other towns, coming to Mansfield ten years ago.  He was married three times, his third wife, who survives him having been Miss Lottie Coburn, of Shiloh.  --  [Butler Times:  07 October 1905, Vol. 13, No. 7]

Boles, R.S. -- Dr. R.S. Boles, a well known Mansfield physician, and city health officer, died this morning at 6 o'clock at the home, 43 West Fourth Street.  The doctor had been suffering considerably of late with neuralgia and this is thought to have caused his death.  The end came quite suddenly, as on Sunday he was out attending to his professional duties.  Monday he became ill and grew steadily worse, despite the efforts of his brother physicians, Drs. Mitchell and Burns, who were called to minister to him.  At 6 o'clock this morning the end came.  Dr. Boles was 62 years old.  He was born in Holmes County, studied medicine in Cleveland, and he has been practicing for the past 35 years.  He practiced his profession for some years in Lucas and other towns, coming to Mansfield ten years ago.  He was married three times, his third wife, who survives him, having been Miss Lottie Coburn, of Shiloh.  The deceased is survived by his wife and three children, Helen and Rex, by his surviving wife, and one daughter, Mrs. R.D. Martin, by a former wife.  That the professional services of Dr. Boles were appreciated is evidenced by the fact that a year ago he was elected health officer by the Mansfield board of public service.  The duties of this office, often times onerous and unpleasant, he performed to the satisfaction of all concerned, as the present sanitary condition of the city will testify.  He was a doctor of the old school, reminding one of the Dromtochty healer, rugged, kindly, skillful, a practitioner to whom duty was the one thing paramount.  Dr. Boles was a consistent and respected member of the First Congregational Church and a prominent Mason  In politics he was a Democrat of the strictest orthodoxy, always taking an interest in the welfare of the party and never sulking during a campaign.  As a faithful worker in the ranks he was always on duty -- and never wanted a furlong.  << the remainder of this obituary is missing from the paper >> --  [Butler Enterprise:  06 October 1905, Vol. 17, No. 35]

Boles, Dr. R.S. -- Mansfield, O., Oct. 4 -- Dr. R.S. Boles, health officer, well-known physician and prominent Free Mason, died here Tuesday morning, aged 62.  He leaves a wife and three children.  --  [Butler Enterprise:  06 October 1905, Vol. 17, No. 35]

Bolesky, William F. -- 74Y;  d. 8/8/1954 at home, Detroit, MI;  former Mansfield resident  [Mansfield News Journal:  11 August 1954]

Bolewaski, Victor E. -- bur. 6/1888 at Mansfield Cem., 3m, 14d;  congestion of lungs  [Mansfield Herald:  31 January 1889]

Bolinger, Lee -- Last Friday, Mike Bolinger, of near Bellville, sent his little boy, Lee, home from town in charge of a team hitched to a large log wagon.  Going down a hill the boy, who was only 8 years of age, went to lock and fell off under the ponderous wagon which passed over and killed him so near dead that he died the next day.  The funeral took place on Sunday.  [Worthington Enterprise: 16 October 1890, Vol. II, No. 46]

Bollier, Mrs. Henry -- Shelby.  Mrs. Henry Bollier aged 26, died Sunday of inflammation of the bowels.  The remains were taken to Tiffin for burial.  [Semi-Weekly News:  18 May 1897, Vol. 13, No. 40]

Bollinger, Elizabeth -- d. 3/31/1872 at Lexington;  23y, 2m;  married;  b. Jefferson Twp.;  d/o John Fleck & Catherine Guselman;  white;  cause = consumption;  res. Troy Township  [Richland County Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Bollinger, Fred -- 82Y;  d. 3/19/1954 at People's Hosp., Mansfield;  life-long Bellville resident;  bur. Bellville Cem.  [MNJ 3/19/1954]

Bollman, ---- -- Tuesday.  A sad accident happened at the home of Jacob Bollman, in Franklin Township, yesterday morning.  Mrs. Bollman was preparing dinner and while busily engaged in one part of the kitchen, her little 18-months-old girl baby took a piece of cabbage from the table and put it in her mouth.  The mother heard the baby coughing and on looking around saw that the little one was choking.  Mrs. Bollman took the baby in her arms and did everything in her power to relieve the little one, but it expired in five minutes.  The funeral will take place tomorrow at 10 a.m.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  30 March 1889, Vol. LXXI, No. 45]

Bollman, ---- -- While Mrs. Jacob Bollman, of Franklin township, was getting dinner Monday, her little 18-months-old child got a piece of cabbage down its throat, with which it had been playing.  The mother's effort to relieve the choked child were unavailing and it died in five minutes.  Funeral this morning.  [Mansfield Herald:  28 March 1889]

Bollman, Catherine -- Mrs. Catherine Bollman, aged about 80, died at her home in Franklin Township at 2 o'clock yesterday afternoon.  The deceased came to Richland County from Lebanon County, Pa., in 1849.  A short illness with la grippe, combined with the diseases peculiar to old age, hastened her demise.  The children of the deceased are J.S. Bollman, formerly Richland County's Recorder, now of Chicago;  Samuel Bollman, of this city;  Mrs. Lucetta Saltzgaber, of this city;  Jacob Bollman, who resides near Shelby;  Mrs. Amanda Bingham who lives in William County, and the Misses Fannie and Addie Bollman, who reside at the home in Franklin Township.  The arrangements for the funeral have not yet been completed and will be announced later.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  03 March 1894, Vol. LXXVI, No. 42]

Bollman, Curtis -- Curtis, son of ex-Recorder Jerry S. Bollman, of Mansfield, died recently with typhoid fever.  --  [Bellville Star:  27 November 1884, Vol. 8, No. 9]

Bollman, Curtis J. -- Curtis J. Bollman died November 15th., 1884, at 11 a.m., aged 22 years, 10 months and 9 days. The funeral took place from the residence of his father, J.S. Bollman, No. 141 W. Fourth Street on Tuesday, November 18th., 1884, at 2 o'clock p.m. -- [THE MANSFIELD HERALD: 20 November 1884, Vol. 35, No. 1]

Bollman, Curtis J. -- Curtis Jeremiah Bollman. Born January 6th., 1862. Knighted August 21, 1884, P.P. XXI. Died Nov. 15th., 1884. -- [Mansfield Herald: 27 November 1884, Vol. 35, No. 2]

Bombaugh, George H. -- DIED -- On Wednesday, March 29, 1871, Mr. GEO. H. BOMBAUGH, aged 33 years, 8 months and 23 days.  Mr. Bombaugh had for some years been engaged in the Hardware trade for a firm in New York, and recently became the partner of F.S. Robertson in the same business.  He was of quiet disposition, a genial companion, and highly respected by all who knew him.  He head been to New York, came home sick several weeks ago, and died before the public knew of his serious illness.  His disease was of a pulmonary nature.  [Shelby Independent News:  06 April 1871, Vol. 3, No. 23]

Bombaugh, Mrs. C. -- DIED -- At Kenton, Ohio, at the residence of her son, Mr. J.T. Bombaugh, of bilious pneumonia contracted while at the residence of her daughter, Mrs. Lewis, at Butler, Indiana, Mrs. C. BOMBAUGH, in the 66th. year of her age.   Her remains were brought to Shelby, and her funeral took place on Saturday, from the residence of Mrs. G.H. Bombaugh.  Services were held in the Lutheran Church, of which she was a long and consistent member, by Rev. J.F. Shearer, after which her remains were taken to Oakland Cemetery.  Thus within five weeks, has death taken the eldest son and mother of this bereaved family.  They have the sympathies of their friends, of whom they have many here, where they have so long resided.  [Shelby Independent News:  11 May 1871, Vol. 3, No. 28]

Bonar, Matthew L. -- Bellville.  Mathew L. Bonar died at his home in the village at 2 a.m. on Thursday, August 11sth., aged 56 years.  The funeral took place on Saturday at 2 p.m.  Services conducted by Rev. Whitworth.  Mr. Bonar was an active member of the M.E. church, serving in an official capacity in the church and Sunday school, was a member of the G.A.R. and N.U. and a member of the village council.  He leaves a wife and four young daughters.  Mr. Bonar was an upright man and a useful member of society who will be greatly missed.  [Richland Shield & Banner:  20 August 1892]

Bonar, Matthew L. -- Bellville.  Matthew L. Bonar is lying at the point of death at his home in this village.  His disease is cancer of the liver.   [Richland Shield & Banner:  13 August 1892]

Bonar, Milton L. -- *see Neighborhood News, Bellville Weekly, 27 October 1876

Bond, Faye Wolfe -- Mrs. Bond Succumbs - At Her Home -- Rites Scheduled For Tomorrow -- Mrs. Faye Wolfe Bond, 68, wife of Allen Bond and a life-long resident of Mansfield, died at her home, 125 Parkwood Blvd., early today following an extended illness. Mrs. Bond was the wife of the manager of the statistical department of the Ohio Brass Co. and a Mansfield civic leader. She was born in Mansfield, Sept. 19, 1883, the daughter of the late Judge Norman M. Wolfe, and Jane Leiter Wolfe. She was a member of the First Presbyterian church, a charter member of the Wednesday Study club, Johnny Appleseed Garden club, and Jared Mansfield chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution. Surviving, besides, her husband, are her mother, Mrs. Norman Wolfe, who is 96 years of age; three daughters, Mrs. Robert Wirsch, Mrs. Barnabas Burns, III, and Miss Nancy Bond; one brother, Norman L. Wolfe, Richland county auditor; a sister, Mrs. Frank P. Lahm, and three grandchildren, all of Mansfield. Funeral services will be conducted at 1:30 p. m. Saturday at the J. H. Finefrock and Sons funeral home, by Dr. David N. Roller, pastor of the First Presbyterian church. Burial will be in the Mansfield cemetery. The family requests that flowers, be omitted and that those who care to, contribute instead to the Mansfield chapter of the American Cancer Society or the First Presbyterian church. Submitted by Jean and Faye. [Mansfield News Journal: Friday, September 5, 1952]

Boney, Mrs. M.A. -- Thursday.  Mrs. M.A. Boney, aged about 25 years, of Johns' Addition, died at 6:30 this morning of consumption.  The funeral services will be held at her late residence on Buckingham Street, Saturday afternoon, at 1 o'clock, after which the remains will be interred in the Windsor Cemetery, Rev. H.L. Wiles officiating.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  04 October 1890, Vol. LXXIII, No. 20]

Bonin, Elizabeth -- 72Y;  d. 4/25/1955 at home, Mansfield;  bur. Mansfield Cem.  [MNJ 4/26/1955]

Bonin, George -- bur. 9/5/1876 at Mansfield Cem.;  1y, 11m, 15d;  res. Mansfield  [Richland Shield & Banner:  13 January 1877]

Bonham, William

Bonnell, Ernest B. -- Ernest B. Bonnell, 53, of near Newville, World War veteran died Tuesday afternoon in the U.S. Veterans' hospital at Dayton after a long illness.  During the world war Mr. Bonnell served with the 65th. regiment.  He is survived by his wife, Laura, and the following sons and daughters;  Charles, Lloyd, Raymond, Belle, Virginia, Mary Elizabeth, Katherine, Helen, Dorothy, Shirley and Barbara.  His parents, Mr. & Mrs. John Bonnell, of Weston, W. Va., also survive.  Funeral services will be held this (Friday) afternoon at 2 o'clock at the George funeral home at Butler with Rev. G.M. Schrack of Perrysville officiating.  Burial will be made in Greenlawn Cemetery at Perrysville.  [Loudonville (OH) Times:  21 June 1940]

Bonnett, Harry -- Tuesday.  Harry Bonnett, aged 21 years, of the drug firm of Covert & Bonnett, of Perrysville, died yesterday, of consumption.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  09 February 1889, Vol. LXXI, No. 38]

Bonnett, Tilson -- DIED -- At Shelby, Jan. 28th., Tilson Bonnett, aged 58 years, 3 months and 13 days. -- [THE MANSFIELD HERALD: 14 February 1884, Vol. 34, No. 13]


Bontkowski, Francis
-  Francis Bontkowski, 45, of 360 Voegele Ave., was found dead at his home Saturday afternoon.  Born in Mansfield, Dec. 19, 1929, he was a former truck driver and was a member of the St. Peter's Catholic Church.  He is survived by his mother, Mrs. Stella Bontkowski; two brothers, Joseph and John, both of Mansfield, and two sisters, Miss Mary Bontkowski of Lakewood and Mrs. Anne C. Serb of Prot Clinton.  Funeral arrangements were in charge of the Geiger-Herlily Funeral Home. Funeral Mass was offered at the St. Peter's Catholic Church at 1 p.m. today. Burial was in Mansfield Catholic Cemetery. Submitted by Linda and Shirley. Typed by Georgia. [Mansfield News Journal - March 1, 1975]

Book, Francis -- d. 7/4/1870 at Sharon Twp., apoplexy;  68y, 2m, 26d;  b. at Germany;  res. Sharon Twp. [Richland Co. Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Bookman, Harry -- Harry Bookman, a son of Louis Bookman, died at his home, corner of Third and Foster streets this morning at 1 o'clock after having been ill with dropsy since last March.  He was 20 years of age.  Funeral services Saturday morning at 9 o'clock at his late home.  The remains will be taken to Loudonville at 10:35 Saturday morning for interment.  [Mansfield News: 30 August 1901, Vol. 17, No. 154]

Bookwalter, John Jr. -- d. 9/17/1872 at Sandusky Twp.;  married;  46y, 1d;  b. Pennsylvania;  farmer;  white;  cause = nervous fever;  res. Sandusky Township  [Richland Co. Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Bookwalter, Lizzie -- After a lingering illness Mrs. Lizzie Bookwalter, wife of Arthur Bookwalter, died Wednesday morning at the home of her parents, Mr. & Mrs. Pohl, at Easton, Pa.  Mr. & Mrs. Bookwalter were for a long time residents of Galion, going to Easton recently on account of Mrs. Bookwalter's continued ill health.  [Mansfield News:  21 October 1904]

Boon, Betsy -- Mrs. Betsy Boon, widow of Jacob Boon, died Saturday at 3 p.m. from the effects of a stroke of paralysis. Mrs. Boon leaves two sons, Solomon and Robert and two daughters, Mrs. Allen Grosvenor, and Mrs. James Wells, all near Davis. One sister, Miss Jane McCurdy, also survives. The Rev. Mr. Keifter, of Perrysville, conducted the funeral services Monday at 10 a.m. Interment at St. John’s cemetery. Submitted by Faye and Jean [The Mansfield News: Monday, September 4, 1904]

Booth, Edwin -- Crestline's Mayor, Edwin Booth, died in Colorado last week.  His remains were brought to his home and interred last Sabbath.  The funeral was the largest ever witnessed in that place.  Mr. Booth's death was deeply mourned, as he had become connected with everything tending to the welfare of the town.  [Ohio Liberal:  30 July 1879]

Booth, Fanny F. – Mrs. Fanny F. Booth, 82, formerly of 106 South Glenn Avenue, the widow of Alfred A. Booth, died early Saturday afternoon at the Crestline Hospital, following a three-day illness.  Mrs. Booth was born November 4, 1883 and lived her entire life in this vicinity. She was a member of the Calvary Bible Church.  Surviving are one son, Russell Terman of 3360 Millsboro Road, with whom she has made her home recently, one grandson, Roger Carl Terman of Lexington-Ontario Road, one grand-daughter, Mrs. Robert Portner of Clearwater, Florida, four great grandchildren, three step-grandsons, Richard and Ronald McBride of Mansfield and Robert McBride of Nevada, one brother, George Griebling of Mansfield, two sisters, Mrs. Charlotte Bricker of Beaver Falls, PA and Mrs. Nellie Crall of Mansfield.  The body was removed to the Wappner Funeral Home, where services will be held Tuesday at 3 p.m. by the Rev. Harold W. Brouwer.  Burial will be in the Mansfield Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home starting Monday afternoon.  Submitted by Melissa.  [Mansfield News Journal:  08 May 1966]

Booth, Henry A. -- Henry A. Booth, a pioneer resident of Mansfield died at the home of his son, A. A. Booth, 428 Springmill Street, at 12 p.m. Monday night after a lingering illness.  Mr. Booth was born in this city May 12, 1856 and spent most of his life here. For many years he was a member of the first Presbyterian Church. He is survived by his wife, Melissa Marlow, two daughters Miss Myrtle Booth and Mrs. Falsom Teeters and one son, A. A. Booth of this city.  Funeral services will be held from the family home at 18 Parkway Drive Thursday afternoon at 2 o’clock. The Rev. A. M. Hughes will conduct the services. The arrangements are in charge of the Finefrock Mortuary. Burial will be made in the Mansfield Cemetery.  Submitted by Melissa.  [Mansfield News:  22 October 1929]

Booth, Melissa J. (Marlow) -- Mrs. Melissa J. Booth, 76, widow of H. A. Booth, died at the family home, 18 Parkway Avenue, Thursday afternoon at 5 o’clock following a long illness.  Mrs. Booth, the daughter of Thomas and Charlotte (Hartley) Marlow, was born in Springfield Township, where her parents were pioneer residents. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church and a member of Pocahontas Lodge and a Companion Forester.  Surviving are: a son, A. A. Booth of Madison Township, two daughters, Miss Myrtle C. Booth and Mrs. Falsom M. Teeters of this city, a sister, Mrs. Minnie Mowery of Mansfield and a brother, Alonzo Marlow of Marion.  Funeral services will be held at the family home Saturday afternoon at 2:30 o’clock with Rev. Marcus Grether officiating. Burial will be in Mansfield Cemetery in charge of Finefrock Funeral Directors.  Submitted by Melissa.  [Mansfield News Journal:  20 October 1933]

Booth, Myrtle C. -- Miss. Myrtle C. Booth, 92, retired secretary to the president of Lumbermen’s Mutual Insurance Co., died at her home, 561 Marion Avenue, Sunday afternoon following an extended illness.  Miss Booth was born in Russell, Kansas, September 22, 1881, and had been a resident of Mansfield since coming here as a young girl. She retired in 1945 as secretary to Lumbermen’s President E. S. Nail. She was active in the First United Presbyterian Church, Westbrook Country Club, YWCA, where she had served on the board and in Federation of Music Clubs and the Civic Music Club.  Surviving are a number of cousins.  Funeral services will be conducted at Finefrock’s Tuesday at 11 a.m. by Dr. J. Calvin Winder, pastor of the First United Presbyterian Church. Burial will be in Mansfield Cemetery. Friends may call in the funeral home after 3 p.m. today.  Submitted by Melissa.  [Mansfield News Journal:  05 August 1974]

Booth, Orrin H. -- A WORTHY CITIZEN GONE – Death of Orin H. Booth.  It is our sad duty to chronicle this week the death of another of Mansfield’s leading citizens, for on Sunday morning at 8 o’clock, Orin H. Booth, after an illness of a number of months, passed away.  The deceased was born at Gates, New York, February 17th., 1831, and was therefore nearly fifty-three years of age.  For more than a quarter of a century he was a resident of this city and during that time he was ever prominently identified with its interests.  For the period of twenty-four years and to the time of his death he filled the position of Superintendent of Telegraph for the Pennsylvania Railroad Company, an office which he administered with great executive ability, to the honor of himself and the entire satisfaction of the company.  Among his fellow citizens Mr. Booth was quiet and reserved.  The soul of honor and integrity, he held the good esteem and confidence of all.  Never demonstrative in his professions of friendship, he was at the same time of a whole-souled and generous nature as many whom he befriended can testify.  The funeral of the deceased took place from his late residence, corner of Mulberry and Third, this afternoon at 2 o’clock.  The Autopsy – Some differences of opinion existing among the medical profession as to the nature of the ailment of the deceased, a post mortem examination was held, conducted by Drs. Keyes, Anderson, Mitchell, Bushnell, Patterson and Craig.  The autopsy revealed that there was no disease of lungs, liver, spleen, pancreas or bowels.  The heart was healthy, but in one kidney there were to hydatid tumors.  In the right lateral ventricle of the brain there was one hydatid tumor, and in the lest lateral ventricle were found three hydatid tumors known as cysticercus.  The coats of the larger arties of the brain were affected with athermanous degeneration, and death resulted from the exhaustion consequent to the diseased condition of the brain.   [Ohio Liberal:  02 January 1884]

Booth, Robert -- d. 11/1885, consumption;  65y, 1m;  bur. Mansfield Cemetery  [Mansfield Herald:  07 January 1886]

Booth, Robert -- Mr. Robt. Booth died on Sunday, November 8th., at 2 p.m., aged 65 years, 1 month and 8 days.  The funeral took place on Tuesday, at 10 a.m., from the residence of Mr. Jno. Whiting, No. 6 Spring Mill Street.  [Mansfield Herald:  12 November 1885]

Booth, Susan -- d. 1/25/1873 at Mansfield with consumption;  52y, 5m;   b. at Columbus;  housekeeper;  white;  res. Mansfield - 2nd. Ward  [Richland Co. Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Boorman, Malinda (Wright)

Boorman, Thomas

Borden, Della -- Bellville.  Mrs. Della Borden died on the 24th. at the age of 35 years.  The funeral took place on Monday from the Pisel school house conducted by Rev. Austin Philpott.  --  [Bellville Star:  28 February 1889, Vol. 12, No. 22]

Borden, Mrs. Benjamin -- Wednesday.  Mrs. Benjsamin Borden, of Ontario, aged 35 years, died yesterday and was buried at 2 o'clock this afternoon.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  23 September 1893, Vol. LXXVI, No. 18]

Bordner, ---- -- Sandusky Twp.  Old Mother Bordner died Friday morning at her home near Riblets' Siding and was buried Saturday in the Crook's Cemetery.  --  [Semi-Weekly News (Mansfield): 20 May 1898, Vol. 14, No. 43]

Borer, Mrs. Peter

Borger, Jacob -- The funeral of Jacob Borger will be held from the German church south of the city, Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock, conducted by Rev. Ross.  [Mansfield Shield:  25 January 1913]

Borger, Jacob -- Jacob Berger, died this afternoon at 12:30 at his home six miles south of the city on the Possum Run Road.  [Mansfield (OH) Shield: 24 January 1913] *the surname is listed as BERGER in the 1/24/1913 edition, but as BORGER in the 1/25 edition.

Bormuth, Philip -- Philip Bormuth, aged 82 years, died yesterday at the home of his brother, Christian Bormuth, of Crestline.  He was born in Germany and came to this country at the age of 34.  He is survived by three children, Christian Bormuth of this city, and two daughters.  Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon.  [Mansfield Shield:  11 February 1914]

Borneman, Mrs. Frederick -- Crestline.  Mrs. Frederick Borneman, aged 90, died Sunday at the home of her daughter.  [Mansfield News:  06 August 1901, Vol. 17, No. 133]

Bortsheller, William (external link)

Bortz, ----

Bortz, Elizabeth -- d. 10/30/1867 at Mansfield;  29y, 6m;  b. Wooster;  white;  cause:  typhoid fever;  res. Mansfield  [Richland Co. Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Borts, John -- *see also:  John Boartz

Boscia, Nicola -- Wednesday. About a week ago an Italian laborer named Nicola Boscia was killed at Lucas and his three companions, Charles Crolee, Leo Cropnell and John Tomberleen, took $103.50 from the fellow’s pockets before he was dead. Afterward a Lucas resident compelled them to give him $25.50 to pay the funeral expenses. Coroner Maglott had a warrant issued in Justice Webber’s court for their arrest on the charge of theft. Marshal Vermillion, of Lucas, placed the three Italians under arrest this morning and brought them into the Justice’s court this afternoon, where they turned over the money and were released. [Richland Shield & Banner:  17 September 1892]

Bose, J. Lester -- 56Y;  d. 12/31/1954 at Madison Hosp.;  b. 10/18/1898 at Bellefontaine, OH;  h/o Henrietta;  bur. Mansfield Cem.  [MNJ 1/1/1955]

Bosh, Harrison E. -- 81Y;  d. 8/13/1954 at Mansfield Gen. Hosp.;  b. 1/8/1873 at Delaware Co., OH;  Mansfield resident since 1942;  bur. Mansfield Cem.  [Mansfield News Journal:  14 August 1954]

Bosh, Margaret

Boshler, Christian -- d. 10/20/1867 at Springfield Twp.;  36y, 3m;  single;  farmer;  b. Stark Co., Pa.;  white;  cause:  consumption;  res. Springfield Twp.  [Richland Co. Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Bosler, John -- John Bosler died very suddenly this morning at his home, 40 High Street, aged 59 years.  He had not been in good health for some time past and since last Thursday had not been working at the Ohio Brass Co.'s building which is being remodeled.  He complained of pains in his head and heart.  He was restless at night and got up early this morning and after dressing went down stairs.  He became worse after awhile and laid down on the lounge.  When the rest of the family came down stairs, he was very ill and Dr. Stevens was called, but in a short time Mr. Bosler passed away.  He leaves a wife and four sons, Peter, Ed, Leonard and George Bosler, and two daughters, Mrs. George Schroer and Miss Linnie Bosler.  He was formerly in the employ of the A.-T. company for a number of years.  Funeral Wednesday at 2 p.m.  --  [Semi-Weekly News (Mansfield):  12 April 1898, Vol. 14, No. 29]

Bossler, Blanche -- Thursday -- Blanche Bossler, aged about 14 years, died this morning at the home of her parents near the Reformatory. The issue dated 28 March 1896 (Vol. LXXVIII, No. 46), contained the following additional information: OAKLAND, Mar. 23 -- This vicinity was somewhat saddened to hear of the death of Miss Blanche Bossler, who died Mar. 12 and was buried at the Mansfield Cemetery Mar. 14. The funeral sermon was preached by Rev. Kemble of Mansfield. She leaves a mother, father, three brothers and two sisters to mourn her death. -- [RICHLAND SHIELD & BANNER: 14 March 1896, Vol. LXXVIII, No. 44]

Bossler, David -- Died, on the 11th. day of January, 1865, of Lung Fever, at the residence of his father, T. Bossler, David Bossler, in his 22nd. year.  <<poetry omitted>>  [Richland Shield & Banner:  01 February 1865, Vol. XXIV, No. 36]

Bossler, Homer A. -- 83Y;  d. 5/5/1956 at Hillcrest Nursing Home;  b. 5/27/1872 north of Mansfield (on farm)  [MNJ 5/7/1956]

Bossler, John -- bur. 11/18/1879 at Mansfield Cem., 4y, 7m, 10d;  diphtheria   [Richland Shield & Banner: 10 January 1880]

Bossler, Thomas -- d. 10/1885, old age;  83y;  bur. Mansfield Cemetery  [Mansfield Herald:  07 January 1886]

Bossler, Thomas -- Mr. Thomas Bossler, one of the oldest citizens in Mansfield, died Thursday morning, aged 83 years, 9 months and 22 days.  The funeral took place Saturday morning last at ten o'clock from the residence of his son, Mr. Henry Bossler, No. 30 East Third Street.  --  [Mansfield Herald:  29 October 1885, Vol. 35, No. 50]

Bostwick, Mary L. -- Lexington. Mrs. Mary Bostwick, 53, of 1 Lakewood Dr. , died Wednesday evening in University Hospital in Columbus. Funeral arrangements are pending at the Lexington Avenue Home of ____Funeral Directors. Submitted by Linda & Shirley. Typed by Susie. [Mansfield News Journal: 11 December 1980]  Note: Obituary incomplete.

Bosworth, Mary -- Bloominggrove.  Mrs. Mary Bosworth died Saturday at her home two miles northeast of the village, aged 81 years and six months.  Funeral Monday, services conducted by the Rev. Gray, of Ontario.  [Semi-Weekly News:  10 December 1897, Vol. 13, No. 99]

Bosworth, Mrs. -- Mrs. Bosworth died at Kansas City, Jan. 26, from acute bronchitis, in her 94th. year.  She was born in Cornwall, England, Nov. 12, 1804, and came to this country in 1816 with her parents, her father having been engaged by the government to take charge of the dead letter department at Washington, a position which he held during his life.  Her early life was passed in Washington, D.C., marrying Josiah Bosworth when 17 years old.  Her husband was an iron contractor and furnished all the ornamental iron work on the exterior of the Capitol building.  Later they lived in Vincennes, Ind. and Terre Haute, Ind., where her husband was in the merchandise business during the rest of his life.  About 1865 she came to Mansfield and made her home with her son-in-law, the late Calvin C. Townley, and where she had many friends.  For the past nine years she has lived with her granddaughter, Mrs. Howard H. Kimball, in Kansas City, Mo.  In her early life her Washington home was among the well-known houses in Washington, and there she entertained a great many distinguished people.  Up to the time of her death she retained all her faculties and much of her strength.  She was a great reader of the papers, going through two daily papers every day, and always watched eagerly for the Mansfield papers, which she read with great interest.  Interment in Elmwood Cemetery, Kansas City, Jan. 19.  --  [Semi-Weekly News (Mansfield):  01 February 1898, Vol. 14, No. 9]

Boterf, ---- -- The home of Mrs. Ralph Boterf, seven miles east of Galion, was destroyed by fire last Friday evening and her youngest of six children was burned to death.  The others with the grandmother, Mrs. Sarah G. Rush, escaped in their night clothing.  The mother of the children, three boys and three girls who range in ages from four to nine, had gone to Steam Corners, leaving the children in the care of their grandmother who was very deaf.  They had all retired and about 9 o'clock a nine-year-old son, Arthur, noticed the fire, which he stated had started on the outside of the house.  He secured a bucket of water and made a frantic effort to put out the flames, but they were beyond his control.  It was a log house and totally destroyed.  it is not known how the fire originated, but there were some logs and grass burning about forty rods from the house.  [Richland County Leader:  10 May 1923, Vol. 2, No. 18]

Botkin, Flora E. (Day) -- Wednesday.  Mrs. Flora E. Botkin, aged 33 years, died at her home in Columbus yesterday forenoon.  The deceased, who was a daughter of H.C. Day, of this city, leaves a husband.  The funeral will be held from the residence of George Moorhouse, 332 Park Avenue West, tomorrow afternoon.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  29 December 1894, Vol. LXXVII, No. 33]

Bottger, Charles -- bur. 7/16/1876 at Mansfield Cem.;  87y, 10m, 15d;  res. Madison Twp.  [Richland Shield & Banner:  13 January 1877]

Bottling, Caroline Rosa -- Caroline Rosa Bottling, little daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Gottfried Bottling, of 256 East Fourth Street, died very suddenly Friday evening at 8 o'clock at her home.  On Memorial Day she was as well as usual and in the afternoon was at the cemetery with her parents.  That night she was taken ill with spinal meningitis and her death followed.  She was aged 4 years and 2 months.  Funeral services conducted by the Rev. J.G. Ensslin, of Sandusky, of the German Evangelical church Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock.  [Mansfield News: 01 June 1901, Vol. 17, No. 78]

Bottomfield, Elizabeth -- DIED -- Near Plymouth, Jan. 17, at the residence of Wm. Fenner, Mrs. Elizabeth Bottomfield, aged 66 years, 11 months and 10 days. -- THE MANSFIELD HERALD: 24 January 1884, Vol. 34, No. 10]

Bottomly, Clyde -- Died -- In Mansfield, Clyde, little son of Henry and Mary Bottomly, aged one year and five months.  --  [Bellville Star:  04 November 1886, Vol. 10, No. 6]

Bottomley, ---- (infant) -- bur. 4/1886 at Mansfield Cem., still born  [Mansfield Herald:  15 July 1886]

Bottomley, Mary Elizabeth -- Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Bottomley was born Feb. 6, 1831, at Boston Leeds, Yorkshire, England, and died Jan. 1, 1906.  She was the wife of Thomas Bottomley, who preceded her 9 years ago.  Of this union were born three sons and one daughter, Joseph, William, Henry and Mrs. Anna Sickinger, all of whom reside in Mansfield.  Two sons and one daughter also fourteen grandchildren and four great-grandchildren survive her.  Mrs. Bottomley and husband came to America in 1868, and resided in Stark and Wayne counties until 1873, after which they moved to Richland County, and have since resided at her late home 2½ miles east of Bellville.  Death was caused by paralysis.  Funeral services were held Thursday at 10 a.m. at the Four Corners church, where interment was also made.  --  [Bellville Messenger:  12 January 1906, Vol. 13, No. 50]]

Bottomly, Joseph -- Joseph Bottomly, who is employed by the Barnes Manufacturing Co. at its works near the water works pumping station, was called to his home at Bellville Monday morning by the news that his son had met death by his own hand. The boy's name is Elza Bottomly and he is about 16 years of age. Elza Bottomly and a brother were playing checkers Sunday afternoon, and a dispute arose regarding the game. Young Bottomly left the house soon after and did not return. His absence created no alarm as it was thought he had gone to the house of a neighbor to spend the night. Monday morning his body was found hanging by the neck to a three-quarter inch rope attached to a beam in the mow of the barn. Life was, of course, extinct, and had been for some time. Coroner Baughman and the father, Joseph Bottomly, were at once notified by telephone and left for Bellville. No cause is known for the rash act, and the affair will no doubt always be shrouded in mystery. Joseph Bottomly formerly resided in this city. Later in the same paper, additional information about this death was given as follows: Coroner Baughman held an inquest Monday morning to inquire into the causes which led to the suicide of Elza Bottomly. The coroner examined Joseph and Margaret Bottomly, the father and mother, Leroy Bottomly, the brother, and Wade Stewart, the boy with whom the deceased had been playing a game. All that was brought out by the testimony was that a dispute arose over a game of checkers, after which Elza left the house in anger. Nothing more was seen of the lad and Monday morning his lifeless body was found hanging from a beam in the mow of the barn. The coroner found that the boy had come to his death by suicide, but the cause which lead to the act the coroner was unable to ascertain. The coroner gives it as his opinion that the boy did not intend suicide, but merely intended to scare the boys, whom he expected would soon come to the barn as it was about time to feed the stock. The rope was so arranged that, when he stepped off of the hay, by catching hold of the other end of the rope, he could draw himself up, and prevent the rope around his neck from becoming taught. It is thought that when he stepped from the hay he went down farther than he anticipated and the knot in the rope tightened so quickly that he was unable to save himself. The act was done, it is thought, shortly after leaving the house, as ice had formed in the mouth and the body was cold and stiff when it was cut down at 8 o'clock Monday morning. The boy was 14 years and nine months old. Bottomly is probably the youngest victim that ever died by his own hand in this county. -- [RICHLAND SHIELD & BANNER: 21 March 1896, Vol. LXXVIII, No. 45]

Bottomly, William  -- DIED, At 12 m., Dec. 12, at the residence of his father Thomas Bottomly, two miles east of Bellville, William Bottomly, aged about 30 years.  Disease, consumption.  Funeral at 10 a.m., Dec. 14, from the residence.  --  [Mansfield Weekly News:  15 December 1887, Vol. 4, No. 5]

Bottomy, ---- -- The three weeks old child of Mr. & Mrs. J. Bottomy died Saturday evening and was buried at 5 o'clock Sunday evening.  [Mansfield Daily Shield:  24 July 1906]

Boughton, Andrew -- d. 8/10/1872 at Mansfield;  55y;  married;  born at Connecticut;  blacksmith;  white;  res. Mansfield - 2nd. Ward  [Richland Co. Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Boughton, Anna M. -- Mrs. Anna M. Boughton, relict of Andrew Boughton, died Sunday at 11 o'clock a.m. at her home, 41 West fourth Street.  She was  born in Springfield Township and was about 69 years of age.  Her maiden name was Anna Adrain and she was a sister of William Adrain, Charles B. Adrain and John Adrain, of this city, also of Dr. Garnet Adrain, of Belmore, Putnam County.  She survived her husband 23 years.  Funeral services at 2 p.m. Tuesday conducted by the Rev. Dr. D.J. Meese.  Funeral private.  --  [Mansfield Semi-Weekly News:  22 November 1898, Vol. 14, No. 96]

Boughton, George W. -- bur. 8/29/1875 at Mansfield Cem.;  21y   [Richland Shield & Banner:  15 January 1876]

Boure, William H. -- Bellville.  William Boore [sic.], formerly of this place died at his home in Upper Sandusky last Monday.  His remains were brought to this place on the noon train to-day (Wednesday) for interment.  The funeral services were conducted by the I.O.O.F.  --  [Bellville Star:  15 July 1886, Vol. 9, No. 42]  

Boure, William H. -- Last week we stated that Mr. Wm. H. Boure was sinking, and that it seemed that he could not last much longer, but we did not expect the end so soon.  Saturday afternoon he became unconscious and it was then thought that he was dying, but he rallied and Sunday morning he recognized and talked to his devoted wife and those about him.  But he soon relapsed and at few minutes before eight o'clock in the evening, he passed away as one tired and going asleep.  Thus ended a life of usefulness and after long and great suffering.  Wm. H. Boure was born in Bedford Co., Pa., October 1st., 1825.  He came to Ohio some thirty years ago, residing at Bellville, Mansfield, Crestline, Bucyrus, and for the last nine years, with the exception of a short time West, in Upper Sandusky.  It will be well remembered by many of our people when he and his estimable wife came here, as they took charge of the Central House, which under their management became popular and a credit to the city.  Deceased and two of his sons responded to the calls of Abraham Lincoln and served in the Union Army, deceased serving till the end of the war.  In that service he lost his health, which he never regained.  He leaves a devoted wife, four sons, J.F. of Topeka, Kas.;  F.M., and A.J., of Denver, Col.;  J.A. of Sidney, Neb.;  and one daughter, Mrs. A.M. Mozier, of Mattoon, Ill., and many friends to mourn their loss.  Mr. B. was a devoted member of the Presbyterian Church, of the Masonic, Odd Fellow and Knights of Honor Societies, and also of the Grand Army of the Republic.  He was a courteous, kind-hearted gentleman, highly respected and moved in the very best of our society.  Services were held at his late residence Tuesday afternoon, at 4 o'clock, conducted by his pastor, Rev. D.G. Corson and his remains were taken by rail, yesterday morning, to Bellville, O., and interred in the Cemetery at that place.  Capt. J.F. Riesser, Master of the Masonic Lodge, J.M. Clifton, Noble Grand, of the Odd Fellow's Lodge, and Capt. D.E. Hale, of the Grand Army of the Republic, accompanied the remains with the family and friends.  --  [Bellville Star:  29 July 1886, Vol. 9, No. 44 as reprinted from the Republican (Upper Sandusky, Ohio)]

Boutty, Mrs. M.

Bowden, Catherine -- Mrs. Catherine Bowden, widow of the late John Bowden, of Washington township, died Sunday morning at 10:00 at the home of her son, William Bowden, 37 Blecker street.  She was aged 85 years and was born at Chambersburg, Pa., coming to this state and county many years ago.  She leaves three sons, William and Cicero Bowden, of this city, and John Bowden of Washington township, and one daughter, Mrs. Mary Hill, of Mt. Vernon.  Funeral services conducted by the Rev. Dr. H.L. Wiles of the First Lutheran church, Tuesday morning at 10:00 at the home of William Bowden.  Short service at the Congregational church at Washington village, where interment will be made.  [Mansfield News:  18 November 1901, Vol. 17, No. 221]

Bowden, William -- Wm. Bowden, brother of Switchman Robert Bowden at the Orange street crossing, fell under a train at Circleville and was killed Tuesday evening.  Deceased formerly resided in this city.  [Mansfield Herald:  15 May 1890, Vol. 40, No. 26]

Bowden, William -- Wednesday.  Robert Bowden, P.F. switchman at Orange Street crossing, received a telegram from Circleville this morning saying that his brother, Wm. Bowden, formerly of this city, had fallen under a train at that place last night and was run over and killed.  Bowden is about 49 years of age and leaves a wife and two children.  Mr. Bowden left for Circleville this morning to take charge of the remains.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  17 May 1890, Vol. LXXII, No. 52]

Bowden, William Wilber - After suffering with heart trouble for more than a year, William Wilber Bowden expired at 5:15 Wednesday evening.  Mr. Bowden was born in Buckingham, Pa., August 30, 1829.  He went to Wisconsin in 1859 and when the war broke out enlisted in Co. A, 13th. Regiment, W.V.I., and served faithfully throughout the war.  After the discharge of the troops he went to Auburn, N.Y., where he married, February 8, 1866, Louisa A. Clark, who, with their two children, Hattie L. and William G., survives him.  In October 1876, Mr. Bowden moved his family to Lucas, Ohio, where he lived for eleven years and then came to Mansfield and worked at his trade, that of a carpenter.  His is the first death in a family of six children, Mrs. J.R. Brown, of this city, being a sister and having three brothers in Wisconsin and one in Wadsworth, Ohio.  The deceased was a member of the McLaughlin Post, G.A.R., and that organization will attend the funeral in a body.  Services will be held at the late residence Friday, at 2 p.m., conducted by Rev. J.W. Hubbell.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner (Mansfield, Richland Co., Ohio):  04 November 1893, Vol. LXXVI, No. 24]

Bowen, Robert -- d. 2/7/1870 at Butler Twp.;   63y, 7m, 13d;  b. New Jersey;  white;  cause:  apoplexy;  res. Butler Twp.  [Richland Co. Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Bowers, ---- -- Bellville.  Grandmother Bowers, aged almost 86 years, died at her home on South Main Street at 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, August 16th.  Two months ago in getting out of bed Mrs. Bowers fell and sustained a fracture of the hip.  She had almost recovered from this injury, but the recent warm weather brought on ailments incident to old age and she passed peacefully away as above stated.  Funeral on Thursday, at 2 p.m.  [Richland Shield & Banner:  20 August 1892]

Bowers, ---- -- Saturday.  The six-months old daughter of John Bowers and wife, of the Keller House, died at 9:30 o'clock this morning.  The funeral will be held tomorrow afternoon at 4 o'clock.  Rev. H.L. Wiles will officiate.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  07 July 1894, Vol. LXXVII, No. 8]

Bowers, ---- -- George Bowers received a telegram this morning announcing the death of Mrs. Bowers' mother at Columbus, at 6 o'clock.  Mr. Bowers will leave for Columbus this evening.  [Mansfield News:  19 July 1901, Vol. 17, No. 118]

Bowers, Anna -- Anna, wife of Samuel Bowers, was born July 13th., 1800 and departed this life Nov. 10th., 1876, aged 76 years, 3 months and 27 days.  She was married to Samuel Bowers, May 14th., 1827, in which happy relation they lived 49 years, 5 months and 18 days.  She was the mother of six children, three sons and three daughters, of which two sons and one daughter "is not, for God has taken them."  She gave her heart to God and her name to the U.B. Church about twenty years ago.  she was a constant Christian until the day of her death.  Her disease was cancer on her breast.  In her afflictions, patient and resigned;  she submitted to the will of her Saviour.  She was a faithful wife, an affectionate mother, and a true friend.  Her end was peaceful and glorious.  She is a precious jewel in the memory of all who knew her.  "Though dead, yet speaketh."  -- F.C.   [Richland Shield & Banner:  18 November 1876]

Bowers, Catherine -- Catherine Bowers died Thursday morning at 5:30 at No. 96 South Main street, at the age of 78 years.  Deceased leaves a husband, George Bowers Sr., aged 84, and the following children:  The Rev. M.J. Bowers, Mrs. George Kern, Mrs. Peter Rissler, Mrs. Jacob McCullough, Lewis Bowers, Mrs. Dominicus Hartman, Mrs. Valentine Christman, George and William Bowers.  Dr. H.L. Wiles and Rev. F. Beusser will conduct the funeral services.  [Mansfield Herald:  04 September 1890, Vol. 40, No. 42]

Bowers, Christina -- Monday.  W.H. Bowers received a telegram this morning announcing the death of his aunt, Mrs. Christina Bowers, at her home at Kimmell, Ind., yesterday.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  12 January 1895, Vol. LXXVII, No. 35]

Bowers, David

Bowers, Elmer G. -- d. 11/5/1872 at Mansfield;  2y, 8m;  b. Mansfield;  white;  cause - brain fever;  res. Mansfield - 4th. Ward  [Richland Co. Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Bowers, Ethel L. -- Mansfield---Ethel L. Bowers, 89, of 1225 Michael Drive died Thursday afternoon at Mansfield Memorial Homes following an extended illness.   She was born Dec. 23, 1900, in Mansfield, where she had lived all of her life.  She was retired from Mansfield Aircraft and was a member of the First Lutheran Church.  Surviving are two daughters, Mildred Rush of Mansfield and Evelyn Thorman of Naples, Fla.; five grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and 12 great-great grandchildren.   She was preceded in death by her husband, Peter "Al Dundee" Bowers.  There will be no calling hours or funeral services.   Burial will be in Mansfield Cemetery.   Wappner Funeral Directors is in charge of arrangements.  Submitted by Linda and Shirley--typed by Dina--[Mansfield News Journal--pg 7A--Feb. 23, 1990]

Bowers, Frederick -- d. 2/25/1868 at Washington Twp.;  86y;  b. Adams Co., Pa.;  farmer;  white;  cause:  old age and debility;  res. Washington Twp.  [Richland Co. Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Bowers, George -- George Bowers died at his home on South Main Street at 7 o'clock last evening after an illness of six days.  Last Sunday Mr. Bowers fell and received injuries which confined him to his bed.  Owing to his advanced age he grew gradually worse and it became apparent that his death would be but a matter of a few days.  Mr. Bowers was born in Hesse Darmstadt, Germany, in 1806, and came to this country with his parents a few years later and settled in Pennsylvania.  In 1834 he was married to Miss Catherine Snyder at Washington, Pa.  Twelve children were the fruit of this union, eight of whom are living.  They are Mrs. George Kern, Mrs. Peter Rissler, Lewis Bowers, Mrs. Dominicus Hartman, Mrs. Valentine Christman, George Bowers and Wm. Bowers, all of this city, and Mrs. Jacob McCullough, of Madison Township.  Mr. & Mrs. Bowers moved to this city in 1836, when Mansfield was but a village.  Mr. Bowers built and resided in the first house south of Ritter's Run on South Main Street, where he has always lived since coming to this city.  In the deed of this lot the description states that it was located just without the limits of the town, but the location is now almost in the heart of the city.  Mr. Bowers engaged in the blacksmith business, which he carried on for nearly 40 years.  About 20 years ago he sold out his interests in the business and has led a retired life ever since.  His wife died about four years ago.  Mr. Bowers was the only surviving charter member of the St. John's German Evangelical church and assisted in building the old frame structure which stood on the site of the present church.  He was a faithful member of the church and one of Mansfield's best citizens.  The funeral will be held Monday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock from the home of his daughter, Mrs. Hartman, on South Main Street.  Rev. Buesser of the German Evangelical church will officiate.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  08 December 1894, Vol. LXXVII, No. 30]

Bowers, George -- Shenandoah.  George Bowers, born in Ottenberg, Germany, April 25, 1830, died at his home in Shenandoah, March 12, 1910.  Mr. Bowers was bone of the best known citizens in this part of the county and since coming to this country at the age of 19, he had spent the 60 years of his residence in this country at Mansfield, Rome and Shenandoah.  Mr. Bowers had been a member of the Reformed Church for the past 40 years.  He leaves a faithful wife and three children, Dr. John Bowers, of Columbiana, Mrs. Emanuel Baker and Mrs. Felecia Carl, of Sandusky, and one brother in Germany to mourn his loss.  The funeral was held Monday in the Christian church the services being conducted by Elder B.F. Morris.  [Mansfield Daily Shield:  15 March 1910]

Bowers, Isaac -- Darlington.  Isaac Bowers, an old and respected citizen of Perry Township, died Sunday morning from the effects of a paralytic stroke a few days ago.  Mr. Bowers was quite a prominent granger of Richland grange.  He was also a strong believer in Republican principles and was honored and respected by all who knew him.  [Semi-Weekly News:  16 November 1897, Vol. 13, No. 92]

Bowers, Isaac S. -- Lexington.  Mr. & Mrs. William Yarger attended the funeral of Isaac Bowers, at Bellville, Tuesday.  Mr. Bowers was father of Mrs. Yarger and died at Darlington.  [Semi-Weekly News:  23 November 1897, Vol. 13, No. 94]

Bowers, Isaac S. -- Isaac S. Bowers, born April 26, 1825, died Nov. 14, 1897, aged 72 years, 6 months and 18 days.  Isaac Bowers was the son of David and Mary Bowers, eldest of a family of eight children.  Three brothers and four sisters survive him.  He was born in Cumberland County, Pa., where he grew to manhood.  In 1846 he removed with his parents to Ohio, making the trip by wagon, and settled on a farm in Washington Township.  He was married in 1848 to Sarah Bowman.  To them were born eleven children, six of whom preceded him to the spirit world.  He was deeply attached to the order of P. of H. and one of its charter members;  loved the membership and was loved and honored by it, and held the highest honors it could give.  No man in the county was more widely known and respected for honesty, sobriety and uprightness of character.  About two years ago Mr. Bowers sustained a paralytic shock from which time he has been gradually failing in health.  On Nov. 11 he received another stroke of paralysis from which he never regained consciousness.  The funeral services were held at his late residence on Tuesday, Nov. 16, conducted by Rev. J.N. Barnett and were witnessed by a large concourse of sympathizing friends.  Interment at Bellville Cemetery.  Floral contributions were large and very beautiful.  [Bellville Messenger:  25 November 1897]

Bowers, J.M. -- Saturday.  Rev. J.M. Bowers, formerly of this city, died yesterday at Kidder, Mo., of nervous prostration, aged 56 years.  Rev. Bowers was a son of Mr. & Mrs. George Bowers, of South Main Street, well known pioneers of Mansfield.  He learned the blacksmith trade with his father in this city, but soon left it and, after attending college at Hayesville, Ann Arbor and Oberlin, he became a Congregational minister and continued in that calling until his death.  His health was never good and his death was not altogether a surprise to his friends.  He leaves a wife and several children.  His brothers, Lewis and Wm., and daughter, Miss Emma Bowers, left this morning for Kidder.  It has not been decided yet whether the remains will be brought here or buried at his late home.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  24 January 1891, Vol. LXXIII, No. 36]

Bowers, John -- Lexington.  John Bowers, aged 71 years, a bachelor, died suddenly of heart disease, Monday, at his home two miles south of Lexington, and interment was in the cemetery here, Wednesday.  [Semi-Weekly News:  17 August 1897, Vol. 13, No. 66]

Bowers, John D. -- 73Y;  d. 2/21/1954 at home, Steubenville, OH;  b. 3/18/1880;  father of Bartley G. and Thomas Bowers of Mansfield;  bur. at Steubenville, OH  [MNJ 2/22/1954]

Bowers, Joseph -- d. 7/6/1868 at Washington Twp.;  58y, 2m;  b. unknown;  farmer;  white;  both parents dead;  cause:  dropsy inflammation;  res. Washington Twp.  [Richland County Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Bowers, M. Adessa -- DIED -- In Perry Twp., Richland Co., Ohio, April 9th., 1873, M. ADESSA BOWERS, daughter of Isaac and Sarah Bowers, aged 5 years, 11 months and 14 days.  This is the sixth child they have lost from their earth's circle, yet they mourn not as those who have no hope.  They feel that their loved ones are not lost, but gone on before.  [BELLVILLE DOLLAR WEEKLY:  18 April 1873, Vol. 2, No. 7]

Bowers, Mrs. George -- Mrs. George Bowers, of 94 South Main Street, died this morning at half past five o'clock, aged 78 years, 1 month and 26 days.  The deceased was born in 1812 in Hesse-Darmstadt, Germany, and came to this country in 1831.  She was married to George Bowers in 1834 at Washington, Pa.  They moved to Mansfield in 1836 and located on South Main Street, where she lived ever since.  She was the mother of twelve children, nine of whom are still living, four boys and five girls, all of whom live in or near the city, with the exception of Rev. J.M. Bowers, Of Kidder, Mo.  She has been a member of the Evangelical Lutheran church ever since its organization in this city.  The funeral will take place from the residence on South Main Street Saturday afternoon at 2 o'clock, Rev. Buesser officiating.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  30 August 1890, Vol. LXXIII, No. 15]

Bowers, Nancy -- Mrs. Nancy Bowers, of whose serious illness mention has been previously made in the News, died Thursday evening at 6 o'clock at Toledo, of tumor.  She was the widow of the late David Bowers who died 16 years ago.  Mrs. Bowers formerly resided in Nevada, but of late years has made her home in Mansfield with her daughter, Mrs. Ralph S. Palmer, on North Mulberry Street.  Mrs. Palmer left at 1:35 o'clock this morning for Toledo.  Mrs. Bowers was 67 years of age and leaves four daughters and two sons.  The daughters are Mrs. Minnie Weber and Mrs. Anna Foster, of Toledo;  Mrs. Ralph S. Palmer, of this city;  and Mrs. T.D. Lanker, of Upper Sandusky.  The sons are Franklin Bowers, of Dunkirk;  and William Bowers, of Central Lake, Mich.  Funeral services at Upper Sandusky Sunday morning.  Interment in the cemetery at Nevada.  --  [Mansfield Semi-Weekly News:  04 October 1898, Vol. 14, No. 82]

Bowers, Rvertle Ellen -- Died, in Jefferson Township, August 27th., Revertle Ellen, daughter of Abraham and Mary Bowers.  [Ohio Liberal:  08 September 1881] *The first name of this child was typed exactly as it appeared in the source paper.

Bowers, Samuel -- Samuel Bowers died at his home near Lexington Saturday, Dec. 12, aged 92 years.  He was a pioneer of Richland County, having come here from Newville, Pa., in 1848.  Mr. Bowers was endowed with traits which made him many friends.  He was the father of Mrs. F.M. Proctor, of this city, Mrs. B.F. Partch, of Hiawatha, Kan., and J.E. Bowers, of East Liverpool.  Funeral from his late residence Tuesday, Dec. 15, at 1 o'clock, p.m.  [Semi-Weekly News:  15 December 1896, Vol. 12, No. 98]

Bowers, Samuel -- Lexington.  The Revs. Biddle and Amsbaugh conducted the Samuel Bowers' funeral services Tuesday.  Mr. Bowers was born near Carlisle, Pa., Aug. 27, 1805 his age being 91 years, 3 months and 15 days.  He came to Richland County in 1848 and had lived two miles south of Lexington since 1852.  He was twice married and his second wife survives him.  His children living are John Bowers, of East Liverpool;  Mrs. F.M. Proctor, of Mansfield, and a daughter in Kansas.  He was a prominent and most exemplary man.  His genial, happy nature was proverbial and age had but little dimmed the light of joy that ever illuminated his heart.  [Semi-Weekly News:  22 December 1896, Vol. 12, No. 100]

Bowers, Sarah -- d. 4/??/1870 at Richland Co.;  2y, 5m, 16d;  b. Richland Co.;  white;  no cause listed;  res. Richland Co.  [Richland Co. Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Bowesmith, J.G. -- Dr. J.G. Bowesmith, who was taken to the asylum, near two weeks ago, died last Sunday morning.  He was about 60 years of age.  His remains arrived here Tuesday noon, and will be interred to-day at 2 o'clock p.m.   [Ohio Liberal:  06 February 1878]

Bowesmith, J.G. -- bur. 2/3/1878 at Mansfield Cem., brain disease;  60y  [Ohio Liberal:  13 March 1878]

Bowers, Wilson -- d. 11/13/1868 at Washington Twp.;  3y, 11m;  b. Washington Twp.;  s/o George & Rebecca Bowers;  white;  cause:  scalded to death;  res. Washington Twp.  [Richland County Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Bowie, David -- d. 12/1/1872 at Mifflin Twp.;  married;  46y, 8m;  b. France;  blacksmith;  white;  cause of death = delirium tremens;  res. Madison Township [Richland Co. Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Bowie, David -- d. 4/18/1955 at Madison Hosp.;  bur. Mansfield Cem.  [MNJ 4/19/1955]

Bowling, Ellen J. -- d. 3/8/1954 at Mansfield Gen. Hosp.;  b. 1/__/1870 at West Virginia;  bur. Shauck Cem.  [MNJ 3/9/1954 & 3/10/1954]

Bowman, Betty A. Coe

Bowman, Charles

Bowman, Charles -- Bellville.  Charles Bowman died at his residence in Galion, April 2nd., and was buried on Friday the 4th.  He was a brother of Jacob Bowman, of this place.  A little more than a year ago he came here and married Mrs. Mary Bradrick, who survives him.  He was her fourth husband.  --  [Bellville Star:  10 April 1884, Vol. 7, No. 28]

Bowman, Charles A. -- [Mansfield News Journal, 08 March 1999, p. 6A]

Bowman, Charles A.

Bowman, Charles O. -- b. 3/28/1880;  d. 1/15/1960;  bur. North Liberty Cem. (North Liberty, OH)  [source:  Memorial booklet on file at Butler / Clear Fork Historical Museum]

Bowman, Cora May -- b. 1/31/1876;  d. 1/7/1965;  bur. Ankneytown Cem.  [source:  Memorial booklet on file at Butler / Clear Fork Historical Museum]

Bowman, Ella (Long) – WIDOW, 73, DIES – MRS. ELLA BOWMAN HAS LIVED IN MANSFIELD FOR 20 YEARS – Mrs. Ella Bowman, 73, of 18 North Adams street, widow of B. F. Bowman, died Wednesday at her home after an illness of two weeks. A resident of Mansfield 20 years, Mrs. Bowman was born in Knox county Oct. 28, 1866. Surviving are two sons, Clarence Bowman of Mansfield and LeRoy Bowman, of Wooster; two brothers, Rowley and Harvey Long of Mansfield and six grandchildren. She was a member of the North Liberty United Brethren church. The body was removed to the Wappner funeral home where services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday in charge of Rev. G. P. Myers of Columbus. Burial will be in Hopewell cemetery in Knox county. [Mansfield News Journal, 4 April 1949]

Bowman, George H. -- bur. 4/1877 at Mansfield Cem., consumption;  39y;  res. Tiffin, Ohio  [Richland Shield & Banner:  05 May 1877]

Bowman, H.C. -- Monday.  'Squire H.C. Bowman, of Worthington Township, who died last Monday and was buried Wednesday, was well known throughout the county, especially among the attorneys.  Mr. Bowman was about 50 years of age, being an ex-Justice of the Peace and an old time Democrat.  His death was not generally known here until his remains had been placed in their last resting place.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  31 January 1891, Vol. LXXIII, No. 37]

Bowman, Harley B. -- [Mansfield News Journal, 07 June 1981]

Bowman, Howard – Howard Bowman, retired laborer, of Mansfield, died today in the Ashland County Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Catherine of Mansfield; three step-daughters, Mrs. Archie Myers and Mrs. Catherine Prethers of Mansfield and Mrs. Tom Bowman of Perrysville; and a step-brother, John Leddy of Mansfield. Funeral arrangements, in charge of the Byerly Funeral Home, Lucas, are incomplete. [Mansfield News Journal, 11 January 1959]

Bowman, Jacob -- Bellville.  Jacob Bowman died at his home on Markey Street on Wednesday morning of pneumonia after an illness of only four days.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  13 December 1890, Vol. LXXIII, No. 30]

Bowman, Jemima -- Tuesday.  Mrs. Jemima Bowman, aged 76 years, died at her residence on North Mulberry Street, at 6 o'clock last night.  The deceased leaves one son, who resides at Cheyenne, Wyoming.  The remains of the deceased will be taken to Bucyrus at 12:30 p.m. tomorrow, where the interment will take place.  -- [Richland Shield & Banner: 08 November 1890, Vol. LXXIII, No. 25]
 

Bowman, Jemima -- Mrs. J.J. Bowman died at her residence, No. 88 N. Mulberry street, at 6:00 Monday evening at the age of 76 years.  She is the youngest sister of Mrs. John Niman, of North Main street, and Miss Mary Bradley, of Mulberry street.  Funeral Wednesday at 12:30 p.m   Interment at Bucyrus, O.  [Mansfield Herald:  06 November 1890, Vol. 40, No. 51]

Bowman, John -- Monday.  John Bowman, aged about 65 years, a laborer residing at Crestline, was accidentally run over and killed at that place Saturday noon.  Bowman was at work on the yards at Crestline and in company with another man had crawled underneath some flat cars on an unused siding in order to eat his dinner in the shade.  His companion left his retreat to get a drink of water and while he was gone, the yard engine pulled the cars away, running over Bowman and inflicting terrible injuries from which he died at an early hour Sunday morning.  [Richland Shield & Banner:  13 August 1892]

Bowman, Kenneth A.

Bowman, Mary -- Bellville.  Mrs. Mary Bowman died at her home on Markey Street on Monday morning, April 11th., aged 71 years  The funeral took place at 10 a.m. on Tuesday at the Universalist church.  Services conducted by Rev. John Richardson.  Mrs. Bowman had been four times a widow, having buried her fourth husband several years since.  [Richland Shield & Banner:  16 April 1892, Vol. XXIV, No. 47]

Bowman, Mary -- bur. 7/30/1877 at Mansfield Cem., congestion of the bowels;  45y  [Ohio Liberal:  08 August 1877]

Bowman, Max C. -- Max C. "Doc" Bowman, 58, of 366 Newman St., died Sunday evening in Shelby Memorial Hospital. He was born April 16, 1920, in Perrysville and had lived in Mansfield most of his life. Mr. Bowman was a retired employee of the Mansfield Tire and Rubber Co. and had been employed by the Pinkerton Security Co. Mr. Bowman was a member of the VFW Post 3494 and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. Surviving are his wife, Ruth Bachman Bowman; three sons, Alan at home, Garry of Mansfield and Max Jr. of Florida; three daughters, Vicki Horvath and Peggy Fliger, both of Mansfield, and Patty Oswalt of Loudonville; and 11 grandchildren. Funeral arrangements are pending at the Wappner Funeral Directors. Submitted by Linda and Shirley. [Mansfield News Journal, 19 February 1979, p. 5]

Bowman, Mrs. Peter -- Mrs. Peter Bowman, a very estimable old German lady residing a few miles south of Shelby, died on Monday last, leaving her aged husband truly lonely in the world.  They had been married over fifty years, and were respected by all who knew them.  [Shelby Independent News:  12 October 1876, Vol. 8, No. 51]

Bowman, Nancy Hammett -- d. 12/10/1955 at Los Angeles, CA;  sis/o William W. Hammett;  bur. at Chicago  [MNJ 12/13/1955]

Bowman, Sarah (Cubbison) -- Mrs. Sarah Bowman, widow of the late Peter Bowman, died at 7:40 o'clock Tuesday evening at her home, 236 West Fourth Street, after a long illness.  She has been in ill health since last fall and confined to her bed since March.  Mrs. Bowman was born at Hickory, Washington County, Pa., 78 years ago and came to Ohio with her parents in 1833 and settled in Savannah where she lived for many years.  Her maiden name was Sarah Cubbison and she was married in 1846 to Peter bowman, whom she survived 10 years.  Seven years ago she removed to this city, which has been her home ever since.  She was a loyal and consistent member of the United Presbyterian church, being earnest in Christian work and in the enterprises of the church.  She leaves two sons, John Bowman, of Lexington, and Charles Bowman, of Findlay, and five daughters, Mrs. Mrs. Mary Gregg, of Garnett, Kas., Mrs. Maggie Jeffrey, of Plymouth;  Mrs. Dora Major, of Lexington, and Misses Emma and Jane Bowman, of West Fourth Streets.  The remains will be taken to Savannah Thursday for burial, leaving here at 8 o'clock.  Funeral services in the United Presbyterian Church at Savannah at 1 o'clock Thursday afternoon, conducted by the Rev. Frank D. Findley of this city, assisted by the Rev. W.L. Gargis, of Savannah.  [Mansfield (OH) News:  19 June 1901]

Bowman, Violet -- Mrs. Violet Bowman, 67, of 156 Bowman St., wife of Otto B. Bowman, died Tuesday evening in Mansfield General Hospital following an illness of 12 days.  She was born Feb. 13, 1906 in Richland County and lived in this vicinity all her life.  Surviving besides her husband are three daughters, Mrs. Vern (Dorothy) Williams of Mansfield, Mrs. Donald (Fern) Harrison of South Zanesville, and Mrs. Ted (Helen) Wright of Zanesville;  seven grandchildren;  five great-grandchildren.  Service will be held in the Wappner Funeral Home Friday at 1 p.m.  Burial will be in Mansfield Cemetery.  Friends ay call Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.  [Mansfield News Journal:  01 August 1973, p. 22]

Bowser, ----

Bowser, Esther -- Lexington.  The remains of Miss Esther Bowser, who died at her home, two miles south of Lexington, Monay were interred in the cemetery here Wednesday.  Death was due to paralysis and her age was 69 years, 3 months, 8 days.  [Butler Enterprise:  25 January 1901, Vol. XIII, No. 4]

Bowser, George  -- George Bowser died of diseases incident to old age yesterday morning at the county infirmary.  He was about 70 yrs old and had been an inmate of the institution for three years. He was brought there from Bellville where he resided for a long time. He lost his wife 15 years ago. He had two children, both girls. One married six years ago and went west. She was heard from several years later in Nebraska. She remained with her husband only a week, he leaving her. Where she is now no one knows. The other daughter lived with Loss Johnson, of Lexington a number of years, but was married and has separated from her husband. She is now living on West Third St in this city.  The deceased was a gardener and was a member of the M.E. church. The body will be taken to Bellville, this evening and buried beside his wife tomorrow morning at 10 o'clock.  Submitted by rhbowser.  [no source given:  16 February 1902]

Bowser, Ida May Nixon -- 58Y;  d. 8/19/1954 at Sturges Rest Home;  w/o Clyde A.;  bur. Mansfield Cem.  [Mansfield News Journal:  20 August 1954]

Bowser, Josephine -- Friday.  Mrs. Josephine Bowser died yesterday morning at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Mary Lampert, at 61 East Fourth Street, aged 77 years.  The funeral will take place at 9 a.m. tomorrow from St. Peter's Catholic Church.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  14 September 1889, Vol. LXXII, No. 17]

Bowser, Mary E. -- 69Y;  w/o Harvey;  d. 9/28/1955 at dentist's office;  b. 6/20/1896 at Waterside, Bedford Co., PA.  [MNJ 9/29/1955]

Bowser, Mrs. -- Bellville.  Mrs. Bowser, an old lady some seventy years of age, was buried yesterday.  [Richland Star:  28 November 1878, Vol. 2, No. 9]

Bowser, Mrs. George

Boyce, Andrew

Boyce, Arvilla -- DIED -- At the home of Mr. Josiah Boyce, Oct. 7th., Mrs. ARVILLA BOYCE, wife of Mr. Benjamin Boyce, aged 21 years. -- [THE MANSFIELD HERALD: 18 October 1883, Vol. 33, No. 48]

Boyce, Charles Junior -- d. 5/4/1947, 21Y.  [rmawhorr]

Boyce, Elizabeth -- d. 12/23/1870 at Franklin Twp., consumption;  single;  27y, 1m, 15d;  b. Richland Co.;  res. Richland Co. [Richland Co. Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Boyce, John -- Died, on the 16th. inst., at his residence in Franklin Tp., John Boyce, in the 64th. year of his age.  He leaves a large circle of friends to mourn his loss.  While in Life we are in the midst of Death.  [Richland Shield & Banner:  24 January 1866, Vol. XXV, No. 35]

Boyce, John D. -- John Boyce died Thursday at his home six miles north of the city.  He was quite aged and leaves a wife and children.  Funeral services at 10:30 a.m.  --  [Semi-Weekly News (Mansfield):  08 March 1898, Vol. 14, No. 19]  *Middle initial "D." is given in the Probate Court section of the paper, 11 March 1898, where it mentions Mr. Boyce's Will being admitted to probate.

Boyce, Josiah -- Josiah Boyce died Sunday at 1 o’clock, July 19, aged 79 years, at his late residence, 82 Venum avenue, death being due to paralysis.  He was married to Lilly Crooks, April 22, 1853 [actually, 1852], she died April 9, 1891.  To this union was born eight children, all of whom are living.  Benjamin C.. of Mansfield; James E.; of Spokane, Washington; Lincoln C., of Topeka, Kansas; Mrs. Jennie Clark and Mrs. Lillie Filley, of Nebraska; Mrs. Lizzie Chambers, of this vicinity; Mrs. Mary Gutknecht of Chicago and Mrs. Emma Duell, of Creston, O.  Submitted by Jim. [The Mansfield News, Monday, July 27, 1908].

Boyce, Katie -- Katie Boyce, an eleven-year-old daughter of C.R. Boyce, of West Bloom street, died of diphtheria on Wednesday, the funeral taking place the following day.  Another daughter who is afflicted with the same disease is now out of danger.  [Ohio Liberal:  27 August 1884, Vol. 12, No. 20]

Boyce, Katie -- Little Katie Boyce, daughter of Mr. C.R. Boyce, died of diphtheria on Wednesday afternoon, the 20th., and the funeral took place on the following day at 4 p.m. The body was placed in the vault, from whence it will be taken to Wellsville for interment. Miss Frank, whose condition at one time was very serious, is convalescing. Mr. & Mrs. Boyce desire us to say to their friends that they feel very grateful for the sympathy and assistance rendered during their late affliction. -- [THE MANSFIELD HERALD: 28 August 1884, Vol. 34, No. 41]

Boyce, Keziah -- d. 10/3/1872 at Franklin Twp.;  55y;  married;  b. Pennsylvania;  white;  cause = lung disease;  res. Franklin Township  [Richland Co. Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Boyce, Margaret -- Died, on the 27th. of Sept., 1865, in Franklin Tp., of inflammation of the stomach, Margaret, daughter of John and Jane Boyce, aged 24 years.  The deceased, in early life, was led to seek an interest in Christ, made a profession of religion, and united with the Baptist Church;  and up to the time of her death lived a devoted Christian life.  During the last two months of her life, her mind was very deeply impressed with religion.  Nothing was of so much importance to her as the salvation of souls and the prosperity of the church of which she was a member.  Her short mission on earth is now ended, and she has laid aside the form of mortality and gone to share the joys of the redeemed.  She leaves an extensive circle of friends to mourn her early death.  <<poetry omitted>> [Richland Shield & Banner:  11 October 1865, Vol. XXV, No. 20]

Boyce, Mary -- 93Y;  d. 2/17/1954 at Dan Clark residence, Mansfield;  b. 3/17/1860 at Loughmult, Co. Donegal, Ireland;  mem. St. Peter's Catholic Church  [MNJ 2/17/1954]

Boyce, Mary

Boyce, Mrs. Josiah -- Friday.  Mrs. Josiah Boyce, aged 65 years, died at the home of her husband, three and one half miles northwest of the city, at 6 o'clock yesterday morning.  Mrs. Boyce was in the city calling on friends on Saturday last, but was taken with la grippe which caused her death, as stated above.  The funeral will take place tomorrow at 10 o'clock, the interment being in the Mansfield Cemetery.  Rev. D.W. Smith will conduct the funeral services at the house.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  18 April 1891, Vol. LXXIII, No. 48]

Boyce, Maud T. -- d. 2/13/1871 at Mansfield, spasms;  3y, 2d;  b. at Mansfield;  res.  3rd. Ward Mansfield  [Richland Co. Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Boyce, Priscilla -- Died, Mrs. Priscilla Boyce, wife of Roland Boyce, died August 23d., A.D. 1876, aged 60 years, 6 months and 13 days.  Mrs. Boyce was born near Stanton, England, in the year 1816.  When about 8 years of age, she emigrated with her parents to America, and settled in this county, where she spent the remainder of her life.  At the age of 24, she married Mr. Roland Boyce with whom she spent 36 years in pleasant prosperity.  She was an amiable companion and a faithful, kind mother.  About 12 years ago she became a member of the Harmony Regular Baptist Church.  Since then she lived a zealous follower of the Lord Jesus Christ, and died in the triumphs of a living faith.  She leaves a husband and four children, with many other relatives and acquaintances to mourn her loss.  [Richland Shield & Banner:  09 September 1876]

Boyce, Roland -- Five Corners.  Roland Boyce died Saturday and was laid to rest Monday in the Harmony cemetery.  The deceased was 80 years old.  The Rev. J. Lyman, of Bucyrus, preached the funeral sermon.  [Semi-Weekly News:  06 July 1897, Vol. 13, No. 54]

Boyce, Roland -- Amoy.  Roland Boyce died at his home Saturday morning.  His remains were laid to rest in the Harmony cemetery, Monday.  [Semi-Weekly News:  09 July 1897, Vol. 13, No. 55]

Boyd, John H. -- John H. Boyd, a well known citizen of Mansfield, died Sunday at 2 a.m. at the home of his daughter, Mrs. S.T. McMeeken, 279 West Third Street.  Mr. Boyd had been sick with Bright's disease for the past six weeks.  He was 62 years old.  He was transfer register mail clerk for fifteen years.  Mr. Boyd is survived by three daughters, Mrs. S.T. McMeeken, Mrs. Elmer Mast and Miss Bessie Boyd, all of this city.  The funeral will be held at the home of S.T. McMeeken Tuesday at 2 p.m. conducted by Rev. D.J. Meese.  [Mansfield Daily Shield:  21 October 1907, p. 2]

Boyd, Mary -- North Liberty (OH) -- Mrs. Mary Boyd of Mansfield was buried here Tuesday afternoon.  Mrs. Boyd was well known in this community.  She was 69 years of age.  She leaves to mourn her loss, husband, one son, Harry, and two grandchildren.  [Richland County Leader:  26 April 1923, Vol. 2, No. 16]

Boyd, Samuel -- The Wheeling (W. Va.) Intelligencer of July 31 has an extended obituary sketch of the Rev. Samuel Boyd, of Martin's Ferry, O., who died at that place July 30, aged 86 years.  The deceased was a native of Tyrone County, Ireland.  He came to this country and to Wheeling in 1843, where he was connected with educational institutions for many years, having been ordained as a Presbyterian minister at the age of 21, filling many charges both in Ireland and this country.  He was principal of schools in the Sixth ward, Wheeling, for ten years and since 1874 had made his home in Martin's Ferry.  Six children survive him, of whom one, Mrs. James Marlow, resides in this city.  [Mansfield News:  02 August 1901, Vol. 17, No. 130]

Boyer, ---- -- The mother of John W. Boyer died at the home of the latter, eight miles northwest of the city, Monday.  The body was taken Wednesday at 9 o'clock a.m. to Bellville, where the funeral services were held.  [Semi-Weekly News:  31 December 1896, Vol. 13, No. 1]

Boyer, Anna May -- 81Y;  d. 2/14/1954 at son's home, Barberton, OH;  b. Butler, OH;  mem. DAR at Washington Court House, OH;  bur. at Washington Court House, OH  [MNJ 2/15/1954]

Boyes, ---- -- The infant child of Mr. & Mrs. John Boyes, of Orchard Street, died Friday night and was buried this morning at 10 o'clock.  [Mansfield News:  19 August 1899]

Boyle, Frank -- On Monday evening last, Frank Boyle, of this city, was fatally injured while attempting to couple cars at Defiance (OH).  the cars were loaded with railroad iron and stepping between them to make the coupling his head was caught and crushed between the rails projecting over the car.  He lingered until Tuesday morning when death relieved him of his sufferings.  Mr. Boyle was a very energetic young man, of good business qualifications and was highly esteemed by all who knew him.  His funeral took place on Wednesday afternoon and his remains were followed to its last resting place by a large number of friends and relatives.  [Richland Shield & Banner:  05 September 1874]

Boyle, Frank E. -- bur. 9/1/1874 at Mansfield Cem.;  20y, 9m;  res. Mansfield  [Richland Shield & Banner:  09 January 1875]

Boyle, J.M. -- bur. 8/1888 at Mansfield Cem., 60y, 3m, 3d, apoplexy  [Mansfield Herald:  31 January 1889]

Boyle, Mary J. (Hale) -- Mrs. Mary J. Boyle, aged 67 years, 11 months and 27 days, died at her residence on West Fourth Street, at 4:30 this morning.  Mrs. Boyle has been ailing for some time and for the past two weeks her life has been despaired of.  The funeral will take place from the residence Friday afternoon, at 3 o'clock Rev. D.J. Meese officiating, after which the remains will be interred in the Mansfield Cemetery, by the side of her husband who preceded her to the tomb two years ago.  Mrs. Boyle was born near Winchester, this county, and has lived here all her life, with the exception of several years during the war, when she lived at Fostoria.  She has lived in the city since the war and was well known and respected by all.  She leaves one son, H.B., of the Hotel Sherman, and daughter, Mrs. Ida Runyan, and a large list of friends to mourn her departure.  She was a descendant of one of the pioneer families of Richland County, being a sister of the late Hugh Hale, Sr. and of Mrs. Jos. Holmes, of this city.  She has one brother living at Vinton, Iowa.  She was a devoted Christian woman and a member of the First Presbyterian Church.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  02 May 1891, Vol. LXXIII, No. 50]

Boyles, Charles F. -- d. 4/12/1954 at Arlington, MA;  former Mansfield resident;  h/o Emma  [MNJ 4/14/1954 & 4/16/1954]



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