Richland Co., Ohio

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Dobbs, Harvey J. -- Harvey J. Dobbs, the well-known drayman, dropped dead at 7:30 o'clock this morning in the driveway of the City Mills, on North Main Street.  Mr. Dobbs was talking to H. Whipp, who was seated in his buggy.  They had been in conversation for some time, when suddenly Mr. Whipp heard a grown and saw Mr. Dobbs fall between the wheels of the buggy.  He called to several employees of the mill, who carried him inside and sent for Dr. Ecki.  The doctor, after making an examination, said the cause of death was heart disease.  The remains were immediately taken to the deceased's home, on Vennum Avenue, by Undertaker Niman.  Harvey J. Dobbs was born in July, 1850.  Consequently he was forty-three years old at the time of his death.  He was the son of Thomas R. Dobbs and wife, who survive him.  He leaves four sisters and three brothers, all of whom are living.  The deceased was a member of the First English Lutheran Church and for a number of years was a member of the church choir.  Mr. Dobbs' many friends were shocked at the announcement of his death this morning, as he had always been an exceedingly strong and healthy man.  No time has yet been fixed for the funeral, as the relatives are waiting to hear from a brother in Nebraska and one at Toledo.  [Richland Shield & Banner:  21 October 1893, Vol. LXXVI, No. 22]

Dobbs, Margaret -- Mrs. Margaret Dobbs died Sunday evening, Jan. 17, at her home, No. 18 Parker Street.  Mrs. Dobbs, whose maiden name was Shaver, was born in Juniata County, Pa., Sept. 17, 1815.  She was married May 5, 1835, to Thomas Dobbs.  They removed to Ohio where all her subsequent life was spent.  She was the mother of 12 children of whom nine grew to manhood and womanhood and seven of them survive her.  She made a profession of religion early in life and always adorned this profession by a walk and conversation becoming the gospel, possessing in a marked degree a meek and quiet spirit.  Since the death of her husband and the sudden death of her son Harvey, three years ago, Mrs. Dobbs had been in feeble health, and for the past few weeks had been confined to bed.  During this time she was most tenderly cared for by her children.  Funeral from her late residence Tuesday, Jan. 19, at 2 p.m., conducted by the Rev. T.H. Foster.  [Semi-Weekly News:  19 January 1897, Vol. 13, No. 6]

Dobbs, Thomas -- Tuesday.  Thomas R. Dobbs died at his home on Vennum Avenue at an early hour this morning at the age of 84 years.  Mr. Dobbs moved to this city a few years ago from near Lexington.  He has been failing in health for some time and the shock caused by the sudden death of his son, Harvey, two months ago, hastened his death.  Mr. Dobbs leaves a wife and five children.  The arrangements for the funeral have not yet been completed.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  09 December 1893, Vol. LXXVI, No. 29]

Dobbs, William -- d. 2/6/1870 at Weller Twp.;  73y, 2m, 22d;  b. England;  farmer;  white;  cause:  general debility;  res. Weller Twp.  [Richland Co. Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Dobre, Catherine Lenora -- Mrs. Catherine Lenora Dobre, 73 of 217 Crestline Ave., widow of Samuel Dobre, died in Mansfield General Hospital Wednesday evening following an illness of two and one - half months.  Mrs. Dobre was born in Mansfield, May 17, 1902, and had lived here all her life.  Surviving is a sister, Mrs. Wayne Au of 591 Yale Dr.  Services will be conducted in Finefrock's Saturday at 10 a.m. by Jehovah's Witnesses. Burial will be in Mansfield Cemetery. Friends may call Friday afternoon and evening.  Submitted by Nancy.  [Mansfield News Journal:  28 August 1975, p. 41]

Dockerty, Mildred May -- Mildred May, infant daughter of Mr. & Mrs. George A. Dockerty, of 436 Bowman Street, died Saturday afternoon at 2:30.   Funeral Monday afternoon at 3 o'clock conducted by Rev. Oakley.  Interment in the Mansfield City Vault.  [Mansfield Shield:  03 February 2013]

Dodd, J.H. -- The Rev. J.H. Dodd, former pastor of the Christian Church in Shelby, died Friday morning at the home of his brother in New Philadelphia, where he had been for the past two months following the nervous breakdown which made it necessary for him to give up the pastorate of the Christian Church at Chardon, where he went from Shelby a year ago.  --  [Plymouth Advertiser:  04 April 1914, Vol. 61, No. 20]

Dodd, R.L. -- Mansfield Daily Shield:  28 October 1910  (incomplete)

Dodd, Thomas P. -- The post mortem examination held on the remains of T.P. Dodd, resulted in the finding of a lesion, in the part of the brain that controls the vital organs, which caused his suffering and death.  --  [Bellville Star:  25 November 1886, Vol. 10, No. 9]

Dodd, Thomas P. -- On Wednesday evening, the 17th. inst., a shadow of gloom fell over our town when it was known that Thomas P. Dodd, one of our esteemed business men, had passed beyond earth's shadows.  During his long and severe illness of thirteen weeks there were trembling hopes in the hearts and on the lips of every one that might be spared, but a higher power which makes no mistakes had otherwise ordered.  His strong constitution and his vigorous vitality battled hard for a longer lease of life here, but the brain was diseased beyond the help of the best medical skill.  --  [Bellville Star:  25 November 1886, Vol. 10, No. 9]

Doe, Mrs. -- Mrs. Doe, wife of William Doe, died of consumption 29 July 1823, Madison Twp.  [Mansfield Gazette:  31 July 1823.  From Abstracts of Richland County, Ohio Taken From Mansfield Gazette, Vol. 1, 1823 - 7/7/1825.  Compiled by Mary Jane Armstrong Henney]

Doe, Mrs. William — Died, of consumption, on the 29th. Inst., Mrs. Doe, wife of Mr. Wm. Doe, of Madison Twp. [Mansfield Gazette: 31 July 1823]

Doerr, Peter -- Peter Doerr, who has been a resident of Mansfield for the past seventeen years, died Sunday afternoon at his home on Ford street.  The case of his death was heart disease complications.  He was born in Der Rhein Pfaltz, Bavaria, Germany, 69 years ago and came to this county and to Mansfield seventeen years ago and began work at S.N. Ford & Co.'s lumber works, where he has been continuously employed ever since.    His wife died about eighteen months ago.  Mr. Doerr leaves one daughter, Mrs. Philip Walter, and three sons, Peter, John and Isaac Doerr.  Funeral services at St. John's Evangelical church of which the deceased was a member, Wednesday afternoon at 2:00 conducted by the Rev. William Dressel.   [Mansfield Daily News:  28 October 1901, Vol. 17, No. 203]

Dohla, John Jr. -- Friday.  John Dohla, Jr., the seven-years-old boy, who was run over by the Spring Mill street car on Wednesday afternoon, near the Baltimore block, died at the home of his parents on North Bowman Street shortly after 3 o'clock this morning.  The boy was an only child and his parents are nearly crazed with grief over the unfortunate occurrence.  The child was delirious all day yesterday and up to the time of his death recognized no one.  The funeral will take place from the family residence tomorrow afternoon at 2 o'clock, rev. Buesser officiating.  The case is a sad one.  [Richland Shield & Banner:  03 September 1892]

Dolan, Martin -- Mansfield, Wed., Jan. 5 -- Martin Dolan died at his home on West Johns Street, Feb. 4, aged 36 years.  --  [Mansfield Evening News:  05 February 1890, Vol. 5, No. 286]

Dolan, Martin -- Wednesday.  Martin Dolan died at the home of his brother on West Johns Street at 6 o'clock last night of paralysis.  The deceased was about 35 years of age and unmarried.  The funeral will probably take place from the Catholic church, of which the deceased was a member, but the time has not yet been decided upon.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  08 February 1890, Vol. LXXII, No. 38]

Dolph, Simon -- Thursday.  The funeral of Simon Dolph, who died yesterday at his home on Spring Mill Street, took place this afternoon.  The deceased was 39 years of age.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  15 December 1894, Vol. LXXVII, No. 31]

Dome, Elizabeth -- d. 10/27/1869 at Monroe Twp.;  66y, 3m, 15d;  b. unknown;  white;  cause:  palsy;  res. Monroe Twp.  [Richland Co. Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Donagen, Patrick -- Patrick Donagen, aged 78 years, was found dead in his bed at the county infirmary Sunday morning by Superintendent Van Devere.  Death was caused by heart disease.  The deceased was admitted to the institution April 1, 1912, from Greenwich.  He had no relatives.  --  [Plymouth Advertiser:  21 November 1914, Vol. 62, No. 1]

Donahue, Catharine -- Mrs. Catharine Donahue, relict of John Donahue, died Monday evening at 6:30 o'clock at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Mike Hogan, on North Main Street, at the age of 78 years.  She has been afflicted for a number of years with asthma, which at last resulted in her death.  The deceased was the mother of James A. and William Donahue.  Funeral Wednesday morning at 8:30 o'clock from St. Peter's Catholic church.  --  [Semi-Weekly News (Mansfield):  21 January 1898, Vol. 14, No. 6]

Donahue, Jessie -- bur. 7/1886 at Mansfield Cem., measles;  4y  [Mansfield Herald:  21 October 1886]

Donahue, John -- *see Jno. Donehew.

Donal, Mary E. -- d. 6/21/1872 at Bellville;  single;  17y, 3m;  b. Ohio;  white;  cause = consumption;  res. Jefferson Township [Richland Co. Probate Court Record of Deaths]  *see also:  Mary Donel.

Donaldson, John -- Tuesday.  John Donaldson, aged 17 years, died of consumption at his home on Sycamore Street at 1:30 this morning.  The date has not yet been set for the funeral.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  16 March 1889, Vol. LXXI, No. 43]

Donaldson, John -- The remains of John Donaldson were interred Wednesday afternoon.  [Mansfield Herald:  14 March 1889]

Donaugh, Minnie A. -- d. 11/7/1955 at Mansfield Gen. Hosp.;  bur. Amity Cem.  [MNJ 11/8/1955]

Donehew, Jno. -- d. 2/26/1870 at Mansfield;  64y, 6m, 15d;  b. Ireland;  laborer  [Richland Co. Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Donel, Charles A. -- 71Y;  d. 11/18/1955 at Cleveland, OH;  h/o Hazel  [MNJ 11/19/1955]

Donel, John W. -- John W. Donel, eldest son of the late Samuel and Harriette Donel was born April 1st., 1852 and died after a lingering illness February 6th., 1930, aged 77 years, 10 months and 5 days.  Mr. Donel spent his entire life in this vicinity.  He was preceded in death by his wife and one daughter, Mrs. Minnie Payne.  He is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Myrtle Loose of Columbus, one son Charles Donel of Cleveland, and ten grand children, Daniel Loose, Charles Loose, Mrs. Louise Van Antwerp and Miss Janett Donel all of Clevland, Donel Loose, Robert Loose, John Payne and Howard Payne of Columbus, Mrs. Lucia Whitesell of Crestline and Mrs. Irma Bixler of Bellville.  Funeral services were held at the home on Huron Street Saturday afternoon at 2 o'clock and burial was made in the Bellville Cemetery by A.A. Shafer.  Rev. Temple conducted the services.  [Bellville Star:  13 February 1930]  

Donel, Mary -- DIED -- In this place, June 21st., 1872, Miss MARY DONEL, aged 17 years, 8 months and 5 days.  – [BELLVILLE DOLLAR WEEKLY:  28 June 1872, Vol. 1, No. 18]  *see also:  Mary E. Donal.

Donelson, Betty Jean Gates

Donelson, Ellis W. -- bur. 6/1886 at Mansfield Cem., 48y, 8m, 4d;  inflammation of the brain  [Mansfield Herald:  15 July 1886]

Donnan, Andrew -- DIED -- Near Mansfield, Sept. 23d., Andrew Donnan, aged 75 years. Andrew Donnan was born in Scotland in the Shire of Galoway, May 4, 1809, and died near Mansfield, Richland County, Ohio, September 23, 1884. He was the son of David and Margaret Donnan who emigrated to America with their family of four sons and one daughter when Andrew was five years old. He always retained a vivid recollection of crossing the ocean. The family settled first in Belmont County, Ohio, where they remained three years, then purchased the farm in Richland County five miles from what is now the city of Mansfield. There the father and mother spent the rest of their lives, and from that place they were carried to their last long home. Upon becoming settled they united with the Seceder's Church of Mansfield, of which Rev. Mr. Hineman was pastor for many years, he was Elder to the end of life. Whether they brought letters from Scotland is not known, but it is probable that they did. Mrs. Margaret Donnan was a woman of earnest, decisive character, never afraid to speak what she deemed the truth on any subject. When her husband was removed by death, her voice had never been heard in prayer, yet from that time on through life she kept up family worship and asked a blessing at the table. Andrew, the subject of this sketch, remembered but little of his early childhood in the "Mither country", but it was evident that the "gude" woman's impress was upon the son. From her he inherited those peculiar traits of character that made him wherever he was the respected neighbor, kind and true friend and loyal citizen. He was a lover of children, and many of that class who know will long remember with pleasure his occasional visits to their homes. In 1835 Andrew went to Mt. Gilead to live, where he worked twelve or fifteen years at his trade as tanner. January 1, 1837, he united in marriage with Miss Joanna Potter at the residence of Mrs. Emeline Hicks, the bride's sister. From Gilead he went to Lincoln Twp., and from there to Bennington, near the Friend's Church, spending a few years only in each place. In 1866 he moved with his family to Morton's Corners where during the following winter he was converted under the ministry of Rev. G.W. Bainum of the Wesleyan Methodist Church. Upon removing to Richland County in 1875 he and his wife joined by letter with the United Presbyterian Church of Mansfield, of which he was a worthy member at the time of his death. During his last illness he was a sufferer, but no word of mourning escaped his lips. As long as he was able he preferred to wait upon himself, but so rapid was the inroad of dread disease that his naturally strong constitution soon gave way, and the hands that were hard and stiffened with toil became powerless to move. Numerous friends and neighbors visited him and were ever ready to assist in ministering to his needs. Able physicians were in attendance, but no power was found to grapple with the king of terrors and rescue the victim from this relentless grasp. His testimony amid his sufferings, while yet his intellect was undimed was "if it is the Lord's will to take me now, I am ready. I know that my Redeemer liveth." The funeral services were at the house, conducted by Rev. Mr. Anderson, assisted by the Presbyterian minister. Mr. Donnan's four sons were present at the funeral and carried the remains of their honored father to the hearse, and at the cemetery from the hearse to his final resting place. The wife of his youth survives to walk a lonely pathway a few days, for it cannot be long until another summons will come, and those separate for a little season will be reunited to pass an unbroken eternity in praise to Him who has washed them and made them white in His own precious blood. -- [MANSFIELD HERALD: 09 October 1884, Vol. 34, No. 47]

Donnan, Ellen -- Mrs. Ellen Donnan, widow of the late Wm. Donnan, died of heart failure at her home at Hastings, Wednesday, Oct. 3, at the advanced age of 70 years.  She leaves six children Mrs. Clara Snyder, of Newville, Mrs. Etta Myers, of Lexington, Mrs. Samantha Armstrong, of Mt. Vernon, Riley Donnan, of Lexington, Charles of Michigan, and Frank of Hastings.  The funeral was held at the home Saturday at 10 a.m. and interment was made in the cemetery near Hastings.  Mrs. Donnan belonged to one of the best known families in that vicinity, the family having lived there for four generations, settling here in 1813.  --  [Bellville Messenger:  12 October 1906, Vol. 14, No. 37]

Donnan, Jennie Ferguson -- Dies At 96 - Mrs. Jennie Ferguson Donnan, 96, daughter of Richland county pioneers, died Saturday at Massillon. Mrs. Donnan was born May 6, 1853, near Mansfield. She was the daughter of James and Nancy Ferguson, who came to Richland county in 1852. Mrs. Donnan moved to Mansfield in 1898 and lived here until she left in 1945 to make her home in Massillon. She is the widow of Rev. J. W. Donnan. Mrs. Donnan was a member of the Presbyterian church and of the Women's Christian Temperance Union. Survivors include one brother, T.B. Ferguson of near Mansfield; several nieces and nephews; and three step-children. The body was removed to the Wappner funeral home where funeral arrangements are incomplete. (Mansfield News-Journal, Sunday, March 12, 1950) Submitted by Gary.

Donnan, John -- John Donnan, who was kicked ten days ago, died last Thursday.  [Ohio Liberal:  14 December 1881]

Donnan, John -- Last Thursday John Donnan, who resides five miles northeast of this city, was horribly kicked by a horse.  Mr. Donnan had been in the city on a market errand, and had returned to his barn, where in some unknown manner he was struck by the animal just above the right eye.  He was found soon after his return by a member of his family, who gave the alarm.  He was taken, with the assistance of neighbors, to the house, where Dr. Reed gave him medical attention, removing several pieces of the skull.  The horse was considered perfectly safe and had been in use for a long time.  At this time hopes of his recovery are entertained.   [Ohio Liberal:  07 December 1881]

Donnan, Mrs. C.H. -- Mrs. C.H. Donnan died Friday night about 11:00, of bilious intermittent fever, at the age of about 41.  The funeral will take place today at 2 p.m. from the residence of her husband, on East Fourth street.  Rev. Dr. H.L. Wiles will officiate.  [Mansfield Herald:  30 October 1890, Vol. 40, No. 50]

Donnan, Mrs. C.H. -- Saturday.  The funeral of Mrs. C.H. Donnan will take place from her late residence on East Fourth Street tomorrow afternoon at 2 o'clock.  -- [Richland Shield & Banner: 01 November 1890, Vol. LXXIII, No. 24]

Donnan, William -- Monday.  William Donnan, aged 65 years, died at his late residence in Monroe Township, Aug. 4.  Funeral will take place Tuesday, Aug. 6, at 10 a.m.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  10 August 1889, Vol. LXXII, No. 12]

Donnellan, Thomas -- Thursday.  Thomas Donnellan, aged 17 years, died at 5 o'clock last evening at the home of his father, Edward Donnellan, on Cline Avenue.  His death was the result of being struck on the forehead by an engine at Pittsburg, Pa., July 7th.  On Monday two physicians sought to perform an operation, but were deterred, fearing that the patient would bleed to death.  His condition was most critical from the time of the accident, but it was thought when he left the hospital at Pittsburg that he would recover.  He arrived at his home on Sunday, August 27th., since which time his condition has been regarded as hopeless.  Funeral services will be conducted at 10 o'clock tomorrow morning at St. Peter's Catholic Church.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  09 September 1893, Vol. LXXVI, No. 16]

Donnelly, John -- John Donnelly who had attained the age of 91 years died Sunday at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Arthur O'Leary in Crestline.  The remains were taken to Wooster Tuesday for interment.  [Mansfield Daily Shield:  20 April 1909]

Donnenwirth, Monetta -- Acting Coroner F.J. Gillam of Bloomville, filed his verdict of the inquest into the case of the death of Monetta Donnenwirth at her home in Bloomville, last Saturday.  Having examined the body and considering the facts and circumstances;  the coroner found that her death came by reason of having received the discharge of a loaded shot-gun shell, which gun was in the hands of Edward Donnenwirth.  Testimony of Drs. Brundage, Hull and Shock were also heard.  [Mansfield Daily Shield:  08 February 1913]

Donnon, J.W. -- Lexington.  The remains of Rev. J.W. Donnon of Mansfield, who died at his home on Augustine Avenue, Saturday afternoon, were brought here Monday afternoon for burial.  Mr. Donnon was a minister of the Central Ohio M.E. Church and was stationed as pastor at Toledo, Wauseon, Marion and Ottawa, St. Mary's and Delaware before becoming a resident of Mansfield.  He was born in Morrow County, November 22, 1850.  Since his marriage to Jennie Ferguson, July 7, 1921, he has resided in Mansfield.  Rev. Mr. Donnon is survived by his wife and two daughters, Miss Elizabeth Donnon of Wellesley College, Miss Florence Donnon, Perrysburg, and two sons, Ralph Donnon, secretary of the Painesville Y.M.C.A., and Ray Donnon of Toledo.  The funeral services were conducted Monday afternoon from the First M.E. Church.  Burial in the Lexington Cemetery.  [Richland County (OH) Leader: 07 June 1923, Vol. 2, No. 22]

Donnon, William -- Lucas.  William Donnon, an old resident of this township, died on Sunday, the 4th., at 5 o'clock, of heart trouble.  He was aged 67 years.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  10 August 1889, Vol. LXXII, No. 12]

Donnoughy, Ella Daisey

Donough, Amos -- Amos Donough was born in Wayne County, Ohio, March 18th., 1838, departed this life in the triumphs of a living faith in Jesus Christ, December 26th., 1903, aged 65 years, 9 months and 8 days.  Mr. Donough moved with his parents to Richland County when quite young, settled in Jefferson township on the farm now owned by Daniel Riggle.  He was united in marriage to Lovina Fox, daughter of Daniel and Elizabeth Fox, of Jefferson township, November 24th., 1859.  To this union seven children were born, two sons and five daughters, two daughters having preceded the father to the spirit world early in life.  He leaves to mourn his departure his grief stricken companion, two sons and three daughters, nine grandchildren, one brother and two sisters and a host of friends.  He was converted early in life and soon after united with the Evangelical church and remained a faithful follower of Christ to the end.  He was a devoted Christian and had the church and its interests close at heart.  he was a faithful attendant to the house of God until stricken with disease, but he never lost his faith and unwavering trust in his Blessed Master, although stricken in body and mind.  In his departure the community has lost a good citizen, the church a devoted Christian worker and the family a kind loving Christian husband and father.  But their loss is his gain.  It was his greatest desire that his family might again be re-united beyond this vale of tears.  His funeral took place Tuesday, December 29th., at the Evangelical church in Butler, conducted by the pastor, Rev. E. Radabaugh.  Interment in the Zion cemetery.  Those present from a distance attending the funeral were S.J. Burger and wife of Baltic, Ohio, brother-in-law of diseased.  <<poetry omitted>>  [unknown paper:  unknown date]

Donough, Lusetta -- d. 1/22/1871 at Jefferson Twp.;  1y, 4m, 3d;  b. Penn.;  res. Jefferson Twp. [Richland Co. Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Dooley, ---- -- A four-year-old son of J. Dooley, Mansfield, was killed the 10th. inst., by a wagon box upsetting on him and crushing his skull.  [Bellville Star:  17 July 1884, Vol. 7, No. 42]

Dooley, Willie -- A sad accident occurred on East Fourth street, Thursday forenoon, resulting in the death of Willie, a four year old son of Joseph Dooley, who is a moulder in the Baxter Stove Works.  The boy and his little sister were playing in an alley opposite their home, on a wagon box, which was set up against the fence on its side.  While the little girl was running along the top, it fell over and the corner struck the boy on the side of the head, inflicting a mortal wound and also breaking his shoulder bone.  He lived about ten minutes in an unconscious condition, when he expired.  [Ohio Liberal:  16 July 1884, Vol. 12, No. 14]

Doolitell, Charles B. -- bur. 10/19/1876 at Mansfield Cem.;  16y, 5d;  res. Mansfield  [Richland Shield & Banner:  13 January 1877]

Doolittell, Columbus S. -- Rev. Dr. Columbus S. Doolittell, of 140 Park Avenue West, died at 3 o'clock this afternoon, of old age.  Mr. Doolittell was born at Fredericktown, Knox County, O., Oct. 24, 1819.  He entered Kenyon College in 1843 and graduated in the classical course with high honors in 1848.  In 1856 he accepted a call to St. Luke's Church, Granville, and at the same time became associate principal of the Granville Female Seminary.  In 1853 he was married to Miss P.A. Lindley, of Fredericktown, and moved to Mansfield in 1861, where he has lived ever since.  About 1876 the deceased became the editor of the Ohio Liberal, but when that paper became a Democratic publication he left it and in 1877 accepted the position of associate editor of the Mansfield Herald, which position he held until about four years ago, when he retired to the insurance business, in which he was engaged at the time of his death.  Mr. D. leaves a wife, two daughters and one son.  [Richland Shield & Banner:  30 May 1891, Vol. LXXIV, No. 2]

Doolittle, ---- -- d. 12/30/1867 at Mansfield;  stillborn;  b. Mansfield;  c/o Lucious & Martha Doolittle;  white;  cause:  still born;  res. Mansfield  [Richland Co. Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Doolittle, Irene -- d. 12/13/1869 at Mansfield;  16y;  b. Mansfield;  cause:  typhoid fever;  res. Mansfield  [Richland Co. Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Doolittle, John Edward -- 18Y;  d. 8/23/1955 at Alpena, MI (while on training maneuvers);  s/o Benton W.;  bur. Franklin Cem.  [MNJ 8/25/1955]

Doolittle, Lucius O. -- Pioneer Resident Called By Death: Capt. Lucius O. Doolittle, Civil War veteran and one of the pioneer residents of Richland County, died at 5:45 o’clock last evening at his house 26 North Benton Street. He was in his ninetieth year, and had been in failing health for some time. Born Dec. 27, 1832 in Windham County, Vermont, Capt. Doolittle came to Mansfield in 1853 and became actively engaged in business. He continued to follow his business until the outbreak of the Civil War. Enlisting as a private in Company G, 15th OVI, Capt. Doolittle was later commissioned as a captain. He remained in command of his company until the close of the war when he returned to Mansfield and again became engaged in business. On March 14, 1866, he was united in marriage to Miss Martha Watkinson, who proceeded him in death nearly four months ago. The couple celebrated their golden wedding anniversary in 1916. At the time of his death, Capt. Doolittle was one of the oldest members of the Grace Episcopal church. He was also a member of McLaughlin post, GAR. He is survived by five sons, Herbert O., James S., William W., Rufus P. And Milton O. Doolittle, all residing in or near Mansfield, and two daughters, Mrs. Marion Leppo of this city and Mrs. E. F. Dent of Hammond, Indiana; also, nineteen grandchildren, two great grandchildren and a foster son, D. D. Marston of Harmon, Okal. Funeral services will be held Monday afternoon at 3 o'clock at his late home, 26 North Benton Street. Submitted by Great grandson, Jim H. [Mansfield News, Saturday, March 4, 1922; page 3, col. 5]

Doolittle, Martha Watkinson -- Miss Martha Watkinson Doolittle, one of the pioneers of this city, died at her home, 26 North Benton Street, this morning at 9:30 o’clock, at the advanced age of 82 years. She was born in Lancaster, England, Oct. 30, 1939, and came to America with her parents in 1842, locating in this city in 1866, where she has resided since her marriage to Capt. Lucius O. Doolittle, March 14, 1866. On March 14, 1916, the couple celebrated the golden anniversary of their marriage, which was a very pleasant event. She was a lifelong member of the Episcopal church and at her death she was the oldest member of Grace Episcopal church of this city, where the marriage ceremony was performed. She is survived by her husband, Capt. L. O. Doolittle, and fire sons, Herbert O., James S., William W., Rufus P., and Milton O. Doolittle, all residing in or near this city, and two daughters, Mrs. Marion Leppo of this city and Mrs. E, F. Dent of Hammond, Ind.; also 19 grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Besides raising her own children, she became a mother to the six children of her sister and the one son, Lucius D. Marston, she took an especial interest in from babyhood. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday afternoon at 3 o’clock, by Rev, Dr. D. F. Davies, of Kenyon college, Gambler. Friends may call from 9 to 1 o’clock Saturday, but are requested to omit flowers. Burial will be private in Mansfield cemetery. Submitted by Great Grandson, Jim H. [Mansfield News, Thursday, November 10, 1021; page 4, col. 5]

Doolittle, Ruby F. (Maurer) -- Mrs. Ruby F. (Maurer) Doolittle , 79, of 405 Chevy Chase Rd., wife of Harold C. Doolittle, died in Mansfield General Hospital Tuesday after an extended illness. Mrs. Doolittle, a retired nurse, was born in Clermont County Dec. 11, 1900. A native of Tipp City, she moved to Mansfield in 1921, to St. Petersburg, Fla., in 1958 and back to Mansfield in 1971. She was a graduate of Mansfield General Hospital School of Nursing and was active in the Mansfield General Hospital Alumni Association. Mrs. Doolittle was a surgical nurse for one year and from 1925 to 1958 was a private duty nurse. She was a member of the First English Lutheran Church and Order of the Eastern Star, Ruth Chapter No. 17. Surviving are her husband, Harold; one son, Robert M. Rice of Wauwatosa, Wis.; and one grandson. Services will be held in the Finefrock Funeral Home Friday at 1 p.m. by the Rev. Michael B. Goldner, visitation pastor of the First English Lutheran Church.   Burial will be in Mansfield Memorial Park. Friends may call Thursday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Submitted by Linda & Shirley. [News Journal, Mansfield, O. Wednesday, February 13, 1980, page 16]

Dopps, Harold S. -- Harold S. Dopps, 76, of 55 Stewart Ave., died Friday evening in Mansfield General Hospital following a one year illness.  Mr. Dopps was born October 13, 1907, in Eldon, Mo., coming to Mansfield in 1940. He was a U. S. Air Force veteran, serving in World War II. He was employed at Westinghouse for 25 years, retiring in 1970. He was a member of the Park Avenue Baptist Church, Westinghouse Veterans Association and the Retman's Club.  He is survived by his wife, Gertrude M. Dopps; two sons, Dan Dopps of Mansfield and David Dopps of Pinckney, Michigan; three brothers, Roy Dopps of New Port Richey, Florida, Gene Dopps of Isle of St. George, Ohio and Don Dopps of Mansfield; three sisters, Mrs. Thelma Crawford of Portsmouth and Mrs. Edith Paynter and Mrs. Helen Barton, both of Mansfield and two granddaughters.  Services will be held at the Finefrock Funeral Home by the Rev. Kevin Slyh, pastor of the Park Avenue Baptist Church. Submitted by Mike. [Mansfield News Journal: 05 November 1983]

Dorain, Andrew James -- 88Y;  d. 3/28/1955 at home, Mansfield;  b. 2/19/1867 at New York City;  h/o Charlotte Berlo  [MNJ 3/29/1955]

Doran, ---- -- The 8-year-old son of Mr. Doran of Miller Street, died Thursday of diphtheria. Funeral Saturday at 2 p.m.  [RICHLAND SHIELD & BANNER: 07 November 1896, Vol. LXXIX, No. 26]

Dorem, Fremont -- Fremont Dorem, aged about 65 years, died last Sunday at his rooms in the building east of the Imperial hotel as the result of chronic nephritis.  His wife died several months ago.  He was a gardener and laborer, coming here from Lucas.  Burial took place in the local cemetery Wednesday.  [Richland County Leader:  26 August 1921, Vol. 2, No. 37]

Dorem, Jerry -- Jerry Dorem, who shot Rudy Eisenour near Lucas over a year ago, and was indicted but never brought to trial, died at his home on Friday night. -- [THE MANSFIELD HERALD: 13 March 1884, Vol. 34, No. 17]

Dorem, Mary Elizabeth -- Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Dorem, aged 54 years, died last Saturday in her home here after a serious illness of several months.  She is survived by her husband, M.F. Dorem;  her mother, Mrs. Mary Hoover and a brother and niece.  Funeral services were held from the late home Monday morning at 11:30, the Rev. J.R. Frye, officiating;  interment was in the Bellville Cemetery.  Mr. Dorem, the husband, is very grateful to friends and neighbors for assistance during his bereavement and wishes to thank everyone for floral pieces sent.  [Richland County Leader:  06 May 1921, Vol. 2, No. 21]

Dorian, ---- -- Monday.  The 3-months-old child of Mrs. Kate Dorian, of North Sugar Street, died this morning.  Interment at Koogle's cemetery.  [Richland Shield & Banner:  16 July 1892]

Dorland, Luke -- Rev. Luke Dorland died at the residence of his son, Charles, in Springfield, Ill., Nov. 22, 1897.  The remains were brought here Tuesday evening on No. 16, and laid to rest in their family vault in Beulah cemetery.  Funeral service were held at the Presbyterian church Wednesday at 1:30 p.m., conducted by the Rev. W.W. Anderson of Loudonville, assisted by Rev. J.N. Barnett.  A more extended notice next week.  [Bellville Messenger:  25 November 1897]

Dorland, Luke -- Bellville.  The remains of the Rev. Luke Dorland, who died at the home of his son, Charles, in Springfield, Ill., Nov. 22, were brought here Tuesday evening on No. 16, and laid to rest in their family vault.  Funeral services were held at the Presbyterian church, Wednesday at 1:30 p.m., conducted by the Rev. W.W. Anderson, of Loudonville, assisted by the Rev. J.N. Barnett.  The Rev. Dorland was formerly pastor of the Presbyterian church here.  [Semi-Weekly News:  30 November 1897, Vol. 13, No. 96]

Dorland, Margaret Lyle -- 72Y;  d. 1/27/1954 at home, Mansfield;  b. 5/27/1881 at Jacksonville, FL;  Resident of Pittsburgh, PA for many years;  Mansfield resident 1944-1954;  Cremation   [MNJ 1/28/1954]

Dorland, Mrs. Charles -- Bellville.  The remains of Mrs. Chas. Dorland was brought here Wednesday of last week from her late home at Peoria, IL, and placed in the Dorland vault.  --  [Bellville Messenger:  04 November 1904, Vol. 12, No. 43]

Dorman, ---- -- bur. 6/1886 at Mansfield Cem., 15d;  premature birth  [Mansfield Herald:  15 July 1886]

Dorman, Catherine (Bush) -- Mrs. Catherine Dorman, wife of Barney Dorman, died suddenly Saturday afternoon about 5 o'clock at her home, 85 East Second Street.  She had seated herself at the supper table a few moments before, but had not begun to eat when she fell over on her side and before her friends could reach her, or medical aid could be procured, she had passed peacefully away, apparently without pain or struggle.  Dr. Maglott was summoned, but the spark of life had fled.  The cause of her death was heart trouble, with which she had been afflicted for some time, though she was in reasonably good health and had apparently been as well as usual Saturday.  Mrs. Dorman's maiden name was Catherine Bush and she was born at Winsenbach, in the province of Alsace-Lorraine, France, Feb. 16, 1836.  At the age of 7 years, she came to America with her parents and resided at Rochester, N.Y., removing to Mansfield two years later.  She was married Sept. 26, 1858 to Barney Dorman, who with four sons and seven daughters born to them, survive her.  The sons are Henry, John, Peter and Fred Dorman, and the daughters are Mrs. Charles Caston, Miss Kate Dorman, Miss Mary Dorman, Mrs. William Roberts and the Misses Bertha, Lena and Rickey Dorman.  All reside in this city.  Mrs. Dorman also has two brothers -- Peter Bush, of Mansfield, and Jacob Bush, who resides four miles northeast of the city.  Funeral services at the house Tuesday at 2 p.m., conducted by the Rev. Dr. H.L. Wiles.  [Semi-Weekly News:  16 November 1897, Vol. 13, No. 92]

Dorman, Frederick -- d. 5/1885, asthma;  53y, 4m;  bur. Mansfield Cemetery [Mansfield Herald:  07 January 1886]

Dorn, Joseph - Joseph Dorn, aged 39 years, died last night at 10 o'clock at his home, 50 Harmon avenue. He is survived by his wife, an infant daughter, and a sister. Funeral services will be held at the Apostolic Christian church, West First and South Mulberry streets, Thursday afternoon at 2 o'clock. Submitted by Suzie. [Mansfield News: 19 January 1921]

Dorne, Louisa -- d. 8/18/1871 at Monroe Twp.;  37y, 3m, 2d;  married;  b. Richland Co.;  farmer's wife;  white;  cause = scarlet fever;  res.  Monroe Township  [Richland County Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Dorsey, David -- Bellville -- David Dorsey, once a resident of Bellville, who went to Oregon in 1853, died at Challis, Idaho, on Nov. 19, 1894.  He was a shoemaker by trade, having served an apprenticeship with Solomon Wagner.  For years his whereabouts were now known.  A recent letter of inquiry to the Postmaster here revealed his residence, and in a few days another told of his death.  [BELLVILLE INDEPENDENT:  13 December 1894, Vol. 7, No. 31]

Doty, ---- -- Died, in Springfield Twp. on the 6th. inst., Miss Doty.  [Mansfield Gazette:  9 September 1824.  From Abstracts of Richland County, Ohio Taken From Mansfield Gazette, Vol. 1, 1823 - 7/7/1825.  Compiled by Mary Jane Armstrong Henney]

Doty, E.W. -- d. 3/1885, old age;  72y, 5m, 2d;  bur. Mansfield Cem.  [Mansfield Herald:  07 January 1886]

Doty, Elisha W.

Doty, Ella -- 71Y;  d. 2/14/1954 at home, Cleveland, OH;  b. 3/13/1882 at Crestline;  d/o James Packer, Crestline  [MNJ 2/15/1954]  

Doty, Joseph -- Mifflin.  Joseph Doty, an aged and well to do farmer, died at his residence, two miles north of Mifflin, last Wednesday evening, after a five weeks illness of dysentery and congestion of the lungs.  He was aged 78 years, 3 months and 17 days and was one of the pioneers of this township.  He was highly respected and loved by those who knew him.  Solomon Doty, Mrs. Mary Stofer, Mrs. Elizabeth Remy, of Chamberlain, Indiana, were at the bedside of their father and after a few days visit with their mother, will return to their homes.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  28 November 1890, Vol. LXXIII, No. 29]

Doty, Joseph -- Joseph Doty, aged 76 years, died Monday afternoon at 3 o’clock at his home in Lexington after a years illness with a complication of illnesses incident to old age.  He was born in Hardin county Jan. 15, 1837.  He is survived by his wife and three children, two daughters, Mrs. John Campbell, of Lexington, and Mrs. J. G. Tucker, of Perrysville, and one son, Boyd Doty, of Alpha, Wash., also by three sisters, Emma Doty and Mrs. C. G. Harmon, of Shelby, and Mrs. J. G McCarthy, of Barberton, and two brothers, Urman Doty, of Shelby, and L. C. Doty, of Eureka, Utah.  Funeral services at the home Saturday afternoon at 1 o’clock, conducted by the Rev. Mr. Hayes.  Submitted by Jean and Faye.  [The Mansfield News:  Tuesday, February, 11, 1913] *additional notice appears in the 11 February 1913 edition of the Mansfield Daily Shield.

Doty, Martha -- LEXINGTON -- Mrs. Martha Doty, aged 79 years and four months, died at her home on West Main street, Sunday afternoon at 3:00.  She was the widow of ex-Commissioner Joseph Doty, being survived by her two daughters, Mrs. John Campbell and Mrs. Belle Tucker, both of Lexington, and one son, Boyd P. Doty, of Westerville.  Funeral services were conducted Wednesday afternoon at 1:30 by the Rev. Nelson Shedd of Lexington.  Burial was in the family lot in the Lexington cemetery.  Boyd Doty arrived Monday to attend the funeral.  [Richland County Leader:  25 February 1921, Vol. 2, No. 11]

Doty, Rachel -- Calvin Doty and sister, Mrs. Thomas Tingley, went to Mifflin Sunday to attend the funeral of their aged aunt, Mrs. Rachel Doty, widow of the late Joseph Doty, near that place.  The funeral services were conducted at the Lutheran church, with which she had been connected for 56 years.  [Semi-Weekly News:  29 December 1896, Vol. 12, No. 102]

Doty, Rolden C. -- The Grand Forks (ND) Daily Plaindealer of July 31 has a column article concerning the accidental death of Rolden C. Doty, who was a fireman on the Great Northern railroad.  He was looking out of the cab window to examine the engine when he was struck on the head by the iron rod of the crane upon which mail sacks are hung to be caught by trains that do no stop.  His injuries proved fatal shortly afterward.  He was 23 years of age and had been with the company for seven years.  He had shortly before passed an examination for promotion to be engineer.  The local paper refers to the young man in highest terms.  He was a native of Plymouth, this county, son of Peter and Orvilla Doty, formerly of near Plymouth, where his grandfather William Passel still lives.  He was a nephew of Mrs. Thomas Tingley and Calvin Doty, of this city.   [Mansfield News:  11 August 1899]

Doty, Sophronia -- bur. 3/30/1875 at Mansfield Cem.;  60y, 7m, 13d  [Richland Shield & Banner:  15 January 1876]

Doub [Doup], Mrs. Henry -- JACKSON TOWNSHIP -- Amoy, Jan. 28 -- Many people from this township attended the funeral of Mrs. Henry Doub last Wednesday. Interment at Ganges Cemetery. Funeral services were conducted by Rev. Loose. She leaves a husband and two small children to mourn her loss. [RICHLAND SHIELD & BANNER: 01 February 1896, Vol. LXXVIII, No. 38]

Doub [Doup], Mrs. Henry -- GANGES -- Mrs. Henry Doup died Monday morning, Jan. 21. She had been an invalid for a number of years. [RICHLAND SHIELD & BANNER: 25 January 1896, Vol. LXXVIII, No. 37]

Dougal, John, Sr. -- On Wednesday evening last, John Dougal, Sr., of Springfield township, departed this life, aged 95 years.  He came to Richland County when there were not a dozen houses in Mansfield and would have been sixty years a resident of the county, next November.  He was one of the first settlers, and of course experienced all of the privations of a pioneer life -- was a highly respected citizen, and leaves five sons and three daughters to mourn their loss.   [Richland Shield & Banner:  18 September 1875]

Dougal, Scott -- Wednesday.  Scott Dougal died Monday night at the residence of his mother in Springfield Township, aged about 30 years.  His death was caused by consumption.  Mr. Dougal was a well known teacher and an excellent young man.  The funeral took place at the U.P. Church at Ontario.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  15 June 1889, Vol. LXXII, No. 4]

Douglas, Ebenezer -- d. 8/24/1872 at Shiloh;  35y;  married;  b. Richland Co.;  farmer;  white;  cause = consumption;  res. Cass Township  [Richland County Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Douglas, Flora Elizabeth (Thorpe) -- Died, on the morning of the 31st. ult., Mrs. Flora Elizabeth Douglas, wife of Daniel Douglas, in the twentieth year of her age.  In this mysterious and sad bereavement, Mr. Douglas has the heart-felt sympathies of many in our community.  Having bought a home in our town, he hoped to enjoy it with her, the sharer of life's brief joys.  So hopeful and buoyant, thus soon are those hopes blasted.  This is the earthward side of the cloud.  Above, there is a God who reigns.  He is not an arbitrary tyrant, but a wise and merciful God.  He doeth all things well.   Mrs. Douglas was a daughter of David Thorpe, of Batavia, N.Y., who died some two years ago.  She was beloved by all who knew her as a lady of culture and amiability.  She was born in Batavia, and came to this place with her husband, about one year ago.  Though her stay was brief, she will not soon be forgotten.  A sweet bud that was not permitted to bloom on earth, was laid in this mother's lifeless arms, and both were taken to Batavia, N.Y., for interment.  The tender nursing of heaven, and she who gave up her life for its life, now live beyond the river, their bodies in sweet embrace wait the arch-angel's trump, when together, they shall rise clothed with immortality.  [Shelby (OH) Independent News: 10 April 1873, Vol. 5, No. 24]

Douglas, Frances H. -- Frances H., wife of Postmaster Thos. E. Douglas, died at the residence of (her) husband on West Market Street on Friday last.  Aged 42 years and 9 months.  The funeral took place Sunday at 2 P.M.  [Ohio Liberal:  06 August 1879]

Douglas, Jennie Weiser -- DIED -- At Shelby, Feb. 6th., Mrs. Jennie Douglas, daughter of Mr. & Mrs. John Weiser. -- [THE MANSFIELD HERALD: 14 February 1884, Vol. 34, No. 13]

Douglas, O. -- O. Douglas, son of E. & C. Douglas, died on Sept. 4th., in Planktown, aged 7 years.  [Shelby Independent News:  14 September 1876, Vol. 8, No. 47]

Douglass, ---- -- Bellville.  Mr. & Mrs. S.J. Hazlett attended the funeral of S.M. Douglass' little daughter at Mansfield, last Thursday.  [Semi-Weekly News:  23 February 1897, Vol. 13, No. 16]

Douglass, Augustus Allen -- A Well Known Citizen and Lawyer Passes From Earth. Augustus Allen Douglass was born in Monroe township, Richland county, Ohio, Oct. 30, 1850. He died at his home in Mansfield, Wednesday, Aug. (, 1911. These words express the beginning and the end of a brief and notable career. Mr. Douglass was the eldest son and eldest child of John J. Douglass and Sophia (Shrack) Douglass. His father and mother were prominent in the early history of that township, and the early life of the deceased was one of rugged hardships, incident to and industrious boyhood of farm toil. He early forged forward in the activities of the district school and later acquired an academic education in Greentown Academy under the tutorship of Prof. Sample, and his acquirements were such that at the early age of seventeen, he distinguished himself as a teacher in the common schools. His persevering leadership, his indomitable courage, his tireless industry and his splendid scholarship, forced him into recognition, so that in 1880, he was elected a school examiner of this county, serving with great distinction, and in 1882 he was by the state examiners, awarded a teacher's life certificate. Mr. Douglass, in close succession, was superintendent of the schools of Shiloh and Bellville, so that by his activities and his close touch with public affairs, he acquired an extensive and meritorious acquaintance throughout Richland and surrounding counties. In 1885, he was admitted to the practice of law, and almost immediately in 1890 was elected prosecuting attorney of Richland county and in 1893 was re-elected by an increased and almost phenomenal majority, serving in all, a period of six years. His official life in that department was wholly in keeping with the brilliancy of his career in every step of life, whether in the school room or at the forum: whether his energies and abilities were tasked for the punishment of crime, or in the defense of the innocent; whether the civil warfare was in the criminal courts or the civil; whether to the jury or the judge, it was always waged with unabating energy, with distinguished ability and fidelity to the end. Mr. Douglass was a Mason, an Odd Fellow, a K. of P., a K. G. E., and a member of the National Union. In his church affiliation, he was a follower of Martin Luther. In 1895 he was married to Miss Ida Thompson, of which union two children were born, Dong Hughes and Ida Corrinne, all of whom survive him, except the dear boy, Don Hughes, who was laid to rest Nov. 12, 1901. Mr. Douglass is also survived by his brother, Judge S. M. Douglass, of this city, and his sister, Elizabeth Hazlett, of Ashland, besides a host of relatives and a myriad of friends. His love and fidelity to a devoted wife and their children was a predominating trait of his character and a tribute to his memory. With the passing of Mr. Douglass, the community has lost a worthy member and the bar of Ohio a leader who is without a peer. The funeral services will be held at the family residence in this city, Friday, August 11, at 3:30 p. m. Submitted by Jean and Faye. (The Mansfield News, Wednesday, August 9, 1911)

Douglass, Clyde -- Death claimed Clyde Douglass the three year old son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Douglass living three miles west of Shelby. The death of the little child occurred at 2 o'clock a.m. Sunday morning being caused by cholera infantum. The little boy would have been three years old in September. He was ill only two or three days. The funeral will be held Tuesday at 10 a.m. from the house conducted by Rev. H. C. Funk pastor of the First Lutheran church. The interment will occur in the Oakland cemetery. The parents have the sympathy of a large circle of friends. Submitted by Terry W. [DAILY GLOBE, Shelby, Ohio, Monday, June 29, 1908, page 3]

Douglass, Ebenezer -- Died, near Shiloh, Ohio, August 24th., 1872, Mr. Ebenezer Douglass, son of Mr. David Douglass, of Pulmonary Consumption, after a lingering illness.  [Shelby Independent News:  29 August 1872, Vol. 4, No. 44]

Douglass, Edmond -- d. 8/31/1871 at Cass Twp.;  24y;  married;  b. Ohio;  farmer;  white;  cause - consumption;  res. Cass Township [Richland Co. Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Doulass, George -- d. 2/25/1871 at Cass Twp.;  36y, 5m;  married;  b. Ohio;  farmer;  white;  cause - consumption;  res. Cass Township [Richland Co. Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Douglass, George W. -- Died, At Shiloh, Ohio, on February 25th., 1872, Geo. W. Douglass, aged 36 years, 5 months and 13 days.  Mr. Douglass, at the time of his death, was the proprietor of the American House, and his loss will be felt by the community, being universally esteemed.  His funeral took place on Tuesday last, and was very largely attended.  He was a member of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, and the funeral services were conducted in accordance with the rules of the Order.  Plymouth, New Haven and Shelby Lodges were in attendance.  The funeral sermon was preached by Rev. Lenard of the U.B. church, who was assisted in the religious services by Rev's Loose of Shelby, and Gilray of Plymouth, both of whom are members of the Order.  Further proceedings of the Lodge of which he was a member, will be published when furnished.  [Shelby Independent News:  29 February 1872, Vol. 4, No. 18]

Douglass, Harry S. -- Shelby.  Harry S. Douglass, who lived about three miles west of town, died at Battle Creek, Mich., Oct. 29, of bowel trouble, having gone there for treatment.  He was 25 years old.  The remains were brought here and buried at the Myers' churchyard, Monday, at 10 a.m.  [Semi-Weekly News:  02 November 1897, Vol. 13, No. 88]

Douglass, Herbert -- Shelby, O., Aug. 16 -- Herbert Douglass, the infant son of Mr. & Mrs. Arvine Douglass, was instantly killed at Hinesville, on the Toledo division of the Pennsylvania railroad, Tuesday.  His father had gone to the fields to work and the little fellow was following him.  When he crossed the track he was struck.  --  [Butler Enterprise:  18 August 1905, Vol. 17, No. 27]

Douglass, Jane -- DIED -- At her residence in Sharon Township, on Friday, September 29th., 1871, Mrs. JANE DOUGLASS, widow of Jno. Douglass, deceased in the 70th. year of age.  Funeral services were held at the Myers' Church, by Rev. J.F. Shearer, on Saturday.  The deceased with her husband came from England about forty years ago;  and resided with her family on the farm on which she lived at her death -- about thirty years.  She connected herself with the Lutheran Church about 25 years ago, and ever since lived a consistent Christian life.  She was beloved by all who knew her. – [SHELBY INDEPENDENT NEWS:  05 October 1871, Vol. 3, No. 49]

Douglass, John J. -- Ex-Treasurer John J. Douglass peacefully passed away at 1:35 o'clock this afternoon, at his residence, No. 103 Marion Avenue.  Mr. Douglass has for the past two years been in failing health, but it has been only a few weeks since was compelled to take to his bed.  He suffered from a complication of diseases and for several days past and has been lying in a comatose state and although his death was momentarily expected it was thought he might hover at death's door for some weeks, but at the time above mentioned the angel of death beckoned and his spirit quietly took its flight to the other shore.  At the death bed were present his children, Augustus A. and S.M. Douglass, of this city, and Mrs. Elizabeth Hazelett, of Bellville.  John J. Douglass was born in Westmoreland County, Pa., December 22, 1821.  His father's name was Samuel Douglass and his mother's maiden name was McCurdy.  He was of Scotch-Irish descent.  His father removed with his family to Worthington Township, this county, in November, 1829.  They continued to reside there until March 1, 1831, when they removed to Monroe Township, where the elder Mr. Douglass purchased the southwest quarter of section 28, on which he settled with his family.  As Samuel Douglass was a very energetic man, John J. Douglass, his only son, was not permitted to remain idle.  He was naturally gifted with more than ordinary intelligence and was possessed of indomitable energy.  He early qualified himself as a school teacher and followed that profession for a number of years.  On January 1, 1850, he was married to Miss Sophia Schrack.  With her he removed to the "old homestead", which, in the meantime, had become his property.  For about ten years after the war Mr. Douglass was employed by the P.F.W.&C. railroad as walking auditor.  Mr. Douglass was Richland County's auditor for two terms from 1856 to 1860.  In 1882 the Democrats selected him as their candidate for County Treasurer.  He was elected and in April of that year he moved his family to this city.  He has also held numerous township offices and at the time of his death was a trustee of the Children's Home.  Mr. Douglass was an Odd Fellow and had passed every chair in that organization.  He also belonged to the Masonic fraternity, being a member of Mansfield Lodge, No. 35, of this city.  Mr. Douglass was the father of four children:  Prosecuting Attorney A.A. Douglass, ex-City Solicitor S.M. Douglass, both of this city;  Mrs. Elizabeth Hazelett, of Bellville, and Olive, a daughter, who died in infancy.  His beloved wife and helpmate died January 14th., 1892, after a short illness.  Mr. Douglass had a large circle of friends who loved him in life and sincerely sympathize with his children in their sad affliction, the loss of a devoted parent.  He was amiable in business and was possessed of pluck and energy which enabled him to rise from a humble station to one of honor and trust.  In his death Richland County loses a citizen whose place will not soon be filled.  The funeral services will be held Friday at the residence at 1:30 o'clock (local time) and at 2 o'clock at the First English Lutheran church, of which the deceased has been a member for 25 years.  Dr. H.L. Wiles will conduct the ceremony.  Interment in the Mansfield Cemetery.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  02 December 1893, Vol. LXXVI, No. 28]  * Image *

Douglass, Michael -- Michael Douglass, aged 80 years, died Tuesday, Feb. 27 at 6:25 p.m., at his home at 298 West Fourth Street.  Mr. Douglass had been a sufferer for many years and his death was caused from a complication of diseases.  he was born in Springfield Township, Richland County, October 21, 1834, and had resided in this county all his life.  There are few citizens that have done more good for the city than Mr. Douglass.  He was admitted to the bar in 1860, but was soon afterward elected secretary of the Richland Mutual Insurance Company, a position which he held for 10 years.  He was one of the organizers of the Merchants and Manufacturers Insurance Company and became secretary of this company in 1876, and continued in this capacity throughout his life.  In 1868 he served as mayor of this city and was a capable and efficient officer.  Mr. Douglass was captain of Company G. of the Twelfth Ohio Cavalry during the civil war and was a brave and loyal soldier.  He was a member of McLaughlin post G.A.R. and of the Odd Fellows.  He is survived by his wife, one son, L.E. Douglass of Los Angeles, Cal., and two daughters, Mrs. J.E. Gibson and Mrs. Henry C. Hedges of this city.  Funeral services at the home Thursday afternoon at 2 o'clock, conducted by Rev. Grose.    [Mansfield News Journal:  28 February 1912]

Douglass, Mrs. James -- Mrs. James Douglass, wife of the night Telegraph Operator, died on Monday morning last.  Obituary next week.   [Shelby Independent News:  03 April 1873, Vol. 5, No. 23]

Douglass, Nellie -- Bellville.  Another pioneer mother is gone.  "Grandma" Nellie Douglass for fifty years or more a resident of Monroe Township, died at her late home on 30th. ult. in her ninety-second year.  She was an esteemed "mother in Israel" being for many years a member of the Monroe U.P. church.  Rev. Anderson attended her funeral on the 2d. inst.  [Bellville Star:  03 December 1885, Vol. 9, No. 10]

Douglass, Sophia (Schrack) -- Thursday.  Mrs. John J. Douglass, wife of ex-Treasurer Douglass, died Thursday night at 10 o'clock of heart disease.  The funeral will take place Sunday at 2 p.m.  [Richland Shield & Banner:  16 January 1892]

Douglass, Sophia (Schrack) -- Monday.  The funeral of Mrs. John J. Douglass yesterday afternoon, from the residence on Marion Avenue, was attended by a very large number of the friends and neighbors of the family, who thus testified the high regard in which the deceased was held by all who knew her.  [Richland Shield & Banner:  23 January 1892]

Douglass, Sophia (Schrack) -- The public generally will be grieved to learn that Mrs. Sophia Douglass, wife of Ex-County Treasurer J.J. Douglass, well known all over the county, died at the family residence on Marion Avenue about 9:30 last night.  The deceased had been for some time the victim of ills attending old age, but was supposed to be recovering and felt much better than usual yesterday.  In the evening, however, she was attacked with heart failure and rapidly grew worse, expiring at the hour above named.  Mrs. Douglass, nee Schrack, was born in Monroe Township, this county, a little over 63 years ago.  In 1850 she was married to Mr. Douglass.  She was the mother of four children, three of whom, Prosecuting Attorney A.A. Douglass and Ex-City Solicitor S.M. Douglass, of this city, and Mrs. Elizabeth Hazlett, of Independence, with their father, survive her.  For many years she was a member of the Christian church, but nine years ago attached herself to the Baptist church of this city, which she has ever since remained a faithful adherent.  The funeral services will be held at the residence at 2 o'clock Sunday afternoon, Rev. H.A. Sumrell officiating, assisted by Dr. H.L. Wiles.  Interment in the Mansfield Cemetery.  The relatives and friends of the deceased have the sympathy of the entire community.  [Richland Shield & Banner:  23 January 1892]

Douglass, Sophia (Schrack) -- Sophia (Schrack) Douglass was born in Monroe Township, Richland County, Ohio, November 26th., A.D. 1828;  she died at her home, 38 Marion Avenue, in the city of Mansfield on January 14th., 1892, at 9:30 p.m.  She was married to John J. Douglass, January 1st., A.D. 1850, at Mansfield by Rev. James Johnson at his residence, situated on the site now occupied by the Web Factory on Park Avenue East.  She was the mother of of four children, namely:  A.A. Douglass, S.M. Douglass, -ary E. Hazlett and Olive Douglass, the three former surviving her, the latter having died in infancy.  In the spring following her marriage, she, with her husband, located on a farm of 80 acres in Monroe township, only 35 acres of which was then cleared.  She endured many of the hardships and deprivations of pioneer life;  by her frugality and earnest toil she aided her husband in not only making fit for the plow every acre of their early home, but helped to add more thereto.  On the 19th. day of April, 1883, she, with her husband, left their country home, the fruit of their years of labor, and moved to this city, to the place where she resided at the time of her death.  A most peculiar coincidence connected with her decease was the fact that two of her sisters died within a few days of her death, viz.:  Mrs. Anna McDanel of Columbia City, Ind., aged 51 years, being one and Mary Jefferies of Sevastopol, Ind., aged 73 years, being the other.  Mrs. Douglass was the seventh daughter of a family of twelve children of David and Elizabeth Schrack, who emigrated to this country at a very early day.  Mrs. Douglass was a pure and exemplary Christian woman.  She raised her children in the belief of the Savior, never missing an opportunity to impress upon them the necessity of an upright life;  for a number of years she was a member of the Disciple church, but in 1883 she united with the Baptist church of this city.  This was her chosen church and of which she was a devoted sincere and loyal member.  Her enthusiasm for the principles of her church, her unalloyed belief in the Savior of mankind could not be questioned.  As a mother it is enough to say that by her children she was idolized and that her loving kindness is stamped indelibly on their memories.  She was a good and kind mother, entitled to the grateful benedictions of her children.  As a neighbor she observed the Golden Rule in a practical manner.  During her short illness, her death and burial, many acts of kindness were done and proffered by those of her neighbors that fully showed their high appreciation of her and her life work, none of which kind acts can by the family left behind, ever be forgotten.  [Richland Shield & Banner:  13 February 1892]

Douglass, Willie -- The remains of Willie Douglass, who died at Mansfield, aged 13 years, were brought to Lexington for interment, Sunday, April 30.  The deceased was a son of Mr. & Mrs. Frank Douglass, who formerly lived one mile southwest of Lexington.  [Mansfield News:  08 May 1899]

Dounend, Joseph

Doup, Mrs. Henry

Dow, Harry -- Harry Dow died Friday evening at 8 o'clock at his home on East Fourth Street.  The cause of his death was hemorrhage.  He was born in Scotland, 43 years ago, and has lived in this country a number of years.  He leaves a wife, one son and a daughter.  Funeral services conducted by the Rev. Dr. H.L. Wiles, Monday afternoon, at 2 o'clock.  [Mansfield Semi-Weekly News:  20 September 1898, Vol. 14, No. 78]

Dow, Jeannette

Dow, Mrs. George -- While visiting at the home of her daughter, Mrs. George Minstrel, of Homestead, Pa., formerly Miss Mary Dow of this city, Mrs. Harriet Dow, of 179 East Fourth Street, was stricken with paralysis of the right side two weeks ago, from which she died at 8 o'clock this morning.  Mrs. Dow had been visiting at the Minstrel home for the past four weeks.  She was 48 years old and leaves one daughter, Mrs. George Minstrel, and one son, John Dow, the latter of this city.  She also leaves four brothers, Joseph Page, of Elyria;  and James, Charles and Frank Page, of this city, and two sisters, Mrs. Lucy Bridgeland, of Bellville, and Mrs. Robert Brooker, of this city.  The funeral arrangements have not yet been made, but the body will arrive in the city tonight and the funeral will be held from the Dow home on East Fourth Street.  [Bellville Messenger:  26 May 1905, Vol. 13, No. 17 from Friday's SHIELD]

Dow, Mrs. Harry -- The funeral services over the remains of Mrs. Harry Dow, who died last Friday at Homestead, Pa., where she was visiting relatives, were held yesterday afternoon at the late home of the deceased, 179 East Fourth Street.  The funeral services were largely attended and were conducted by the Rev. S.P. Long.  Among those who attended the services were Mrs. William Bridgland, of Bellville;  Mr. & Mrs. Joseph Page and daughter of Elyria;  Robert Brooker and Frank Bridgland of Newark.  [Mansfield (OH) Daily Shield: 23 May 1905]

Dowel, Mertie -- bur. 2/10/1878 at Mansfield Cem., fits;  1m, 12d  [Ohio Liberal:  13 March 1878]

Dowell, Heneretta -- Thursday.  Mrs. Heneretta Dowell died at her home on North Mulberry Street early this morning from heart failure.  Mrs. Dowell was 54 years of age and is the mother of Mrs. J.B. Hall and Mrs. B.B. McVay of this city.  The funeral will be held tomorrow afternoon at 3 o'clock.  Rev. Kemp will officiate.  [Richland Shield & Banner:  14 July 1894, Vol. LXXVII, No. 9]

Dowell, Sutton -- bur. 8/13/1878 at Mansfield Cem., consumption;  17y   [Ohio Liberal:  04 September 1878]

Dowler, Minnie Bell Hughes -- 75Y;  d. 5/7/1955 at home, Mansfield (stroke);  wid/o Guy M.;  b. 2/7/1880 at Ironton, OH;  bur. Sunset Cem., Nelsonville, OH  [MNJ 5/9/1955]

Downend, Mary -- Died, in Plymouth Tp., on Wednesday, June 14, 1855, Mary, wife of James Downend, aged 55 years, after a short illness of two days.  [Plymouth Advertiser:  23 June 1855, Vol. 2, No. 36]

Downend, Mary -- Shelby.  Mrs. Mary Downend, living between Shelby and Shiloh, died Sunday of dropsy, aged 77 years;  the funeral was held at the house Wednesday, at 1 p.m.;  interment at Shiloh.  [Semi-Weekly News:  20 August 1897, Vol. 13, No. 67]

Downing, James W. Sr. -- James W. Downing, Sr., who has been a resident of Butler for nearly half a century, died Saturday about 6 a.m., aged 79 years, 4 months and 5 days, after only a few days illness.  Although his health has been very feeble for the past few months, the direct cause of his death was hernia, for which an operation was performed last Thursday.  The funeral took place Sunday at 2 p.m. and services were conducted at the Evangelical church by Rev. E. Radabaugh, and interment was made in the Butler Cemetery.  Sturges Lodge, No. 357 I.O.O.F., of which order deceased was a member for many years, conducted appropriate ritualistic services over the remains of their dead brother.  James W. Downing was born in Virginia, Nov. 23, 1823, and came to Ohio in 1851.  For nearly the entire time of his residence in Butler, he was engaged in the mercantile business from which he retired some years ago.  Deceased served in the Mexican War, having enlisted July 29, 1846, with Gen. Scott's command.  He was at the storming of Chapultupec, and was one of the two men from his company to respond to a call for men when the ascent was made upon the garrison.  For distinguished services during this assault, he received a "Certificate of Merit" engrossed on parchment signed by James K. Polk, President, and W.L. Marcy, Secretary of War.  Deceased joined the Odd Fellows in Virginia in 1847.  He leaves a wife and four children -- Mrs. I. Shaffer, Mrs. Geo. Clapper and G.R. Downing, of Butler, and James Downing, of Mansfield.  One son, John, went west many years ago, but is supposed to be dead, the family never having heard from him.  --  [Bellville Messenger:  02 April 1903, Vol. 11, No. 13]

Downs, ---- -- bur. 8/20/1876 at Mansfield Cem.;  stillborn;  res. Mansfield  [Richland Shield & Banner:  13 January 1876]

Downs, Deborah -- bur. 3/24/1874 at Mansfield Cem.;  75y, 7m, 20d;  res. Mansfield  [Richland Shield & Banner:  09 January 1875]

Downs, Edward -- d. 10/12/1869 at Madison Twp.;  24y, 9m;  b. Mansfield;  white;  cause:  typhoid fever;  res. Madison Twp.  [Richland Co. Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Downs, Gerald E. -- Gerald E. Downs, 81, of Shelby, Ohio died at home Thursday morning, November 6, 2003. He went home to be with his Lord after a long battle with cancer. Mr. Downs was born September 28, 1922 in Ontario, Ohio residing in the area all of his life. He was employed with Ohio Edison and Howley Company of Vermillion. He retired from Schmidt Security after several years at the gatehouse of Ohio Steel Tube in Shelby. He was active in the First Church of God in Shelby. He was an avid traveler and he and his wife traveled full time in an RV for 6 years seeing Gods beautiful America. He was also active with the Mid-Ohio Winnies RV group for many years. Mr. Downs was a veteran of WWII serving in the U.S. Army, Co C 353rd Infantry, 89th Division.  He is survived by his wife, Barbara A. (Stahl) Downs; a daughter and son-in-law, Linda & Daniel Krizan of Mansfield and their family, Daniel P. III & Shanna Krizan and Daniel Krizan IV, Nicole and Morgen Conn; a son and daughter-in-law, Bryan & Dianna Downs and their family, Travis & Teresa Downs and Jordan, Tyler Downs and his fiancé, Anna, Andrew Nothstine and Jacob Nothstine; a step-daughter and son-in-law, Kristina & Larry Smith of Highlands Ranch, Colorado and Abigail of Grand Rapids, Michigan; a stepson and daughter-in-law, Paul & Elaine Brown of Shelby and their family, Bradley, Rachel and Allyssa; stepson, Tim Brown and his family, Jessica & Scott Stacy and Christian;  three sisters and brothers-in-law, Rhea Goetz, Juanita & Marvin Zody and Naomi & Fred Dapper; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Virgil & Ethel Downs and Raymond & Patricia Downs; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Ray F. & Harriet (Siegfried) Downs; his first wife, Gloria J. Riley Downs; and a brother-in-law, Henry Goetz.  Friends may call at the Ontario Home of Wappner Funeral Directors one hour prior to memorial services to be held Wednesday, November 12, 2003 at 1:00 p.m. conducted by Rev. Ben Roby, Chaplain of Hospice of North Central Ohio. Military services will follow at Springmill Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of North Central Ohio or Shelby Help-Line.  Submitted by Peggy.  [Mansfield News Journal:  09 November 2003]

Downs, Glenn W. -- 35Y;  d. 2/11/1955 at home, Shelby;  b. 10/5/1919 at Dayton, OH;  h/o Ida  [MNJ 2/12/1955]

 

Downs, Harriet Elizabeth (Siegfried) -- 86, formerly of 2754 Springmill West Road, widow of Ray F. Downs, who died in 1976, died Monday morning, December 24, 1984, in Woodlwan Nursing Home.

She was born March 13, 1898 in Sharon Twp., Richland County, and lived in the area all her life. She was a member of the Ontario United Methodist Church.  Survivors include, Virgil and Ethel (nee Anderson) Downs of Mansfield, Gerald and Barb (nee Stahl) Downs, Raymond and Pat (nee Ford) Downs of Shelby; daughters, Rhea and Henry Goetz, Juanita and Marvin Zody, and Naomi and Fred Dapper, all of Mansfield; 21 grandchildren, 28 greatgrandchildren; sisters, Bertha (Walter) Thomas of Crestline, Pauline (Joseph) Poffenbaugh of Shelby, Marguerite (Harold) Reed of Mansfield; brothers, Paul (Jerri nee Love) of Warner Robins, GA, and John (Barbara nee Parkison) of Shelby.  Harriet was predeceased by husband, Ray Downs, her parents, Karl and Hattie (nee Frank) Siegfried, brothers, Jesse, Otto, Carl, sisters, Pearl, and Sophina, in-laws, Dessie (nee Brown) Siegfried, Walter Thomas, Joseph Poffenbaugh, Jerri (nee Love) Siegfried, Harold Reed, Gloria (nee Riley) Downs, still born brother and a sister.  Services will be held Friday, 28 December, at the Ontario home of Wappner Funeral Directors, by the Rev. Wilbur Meiser, visitation pastor of the Ontario United Methodist Church. Burial will be at the Ontario Church Cemetery.  Submitted by Peggy.  [source unknown]


Downs, Jennie E. Pollock -- 58Y;  d. 2/13/1954 at home, Mansfield;  w/o Lester E.;  b. 4/6/1895 at Little Washington;  d/o William & Lida (Shoup) Pollock;  bur. Mansfield Cem.  [MNJ 2/13/1954]


Downs, Mary -- bur. 3/25/1875 at Mansfield Cem.;  79y  [Richland Shield & Banner:  15 January 1876]

 

Downs, Mary A. -- bur. 11/3/1876 at Mansfield Cem.;  64y;  res. Mansfield  [Richland Shield & Banner:  13 January 1877]  

Downs, Wilda -- Thursday.  Miss Wilda Downs, aged 13 years, died at her home on South Water, at 3 o'clock yesterday p.m. of spotted fever.  The funeral took place at 3 o'clock this afternoon.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  06 April 1889, Vol. LXXI, No. 46]

Downs, William -- Wm. Downs died suddenly at his home west of the city Thursday morning at about 4:00, aged 62 years.  He served in Capt. McLaughlin's company in the Mexican War and in McLaughlin squadron in the rebellion.  Funeral at 1 p.m. Saturday, Rev. Albright officiating.  Funeral services at Memorial building at 2:30 p.m.  [Mansfield Herald:  20 February 1890, Vol. 40, No. 14]

Downs, William -- William Downs, who resides on a farm near Ontario, died at his home at 4 o'clock this morning.  His death was sudden and unlooked for.  Apparently he was in as good health when he retired last night as he had ever been, but at 4 o'clock he was taken with a fainting spell and died in a few minutes.  The deceased was about 65 years of age and was a resident of this city for many years, during which time he worked in the Aultman-Taylor carpenter shop.  Death was caused by heart disease.  Funeral services at the residence at 1 o'clock Saturday, Feb. 22.  The funeral cortege will be met by McLaughlin Post, G.A.R., at Memorial Hall at 2:30 o'clock.  He was a private in William McLaughlin's company during the Mexican War and was a private in General McLaughlin's squadron during the Civil War.  -- [Mansfield Evening News: 20 February 1890, Vol. 5, No. 298]

Downs, William -- Wm. Downs died in bed this morning of heart disease.  Himself and wife resided last night at their home, 3½ miles west of the city on the Galion Road, at the usual hour, and the deceased was apparently in the best of health.  Shortly before 4 o'clock this morning his wife was awakened by his heavy breathing.  She arose with the intention of lighting a lamp, but before she returned to the bedside her husband was dead.  Mr. Downs was born in 1827 and was, therefore, 62 years old.  When only a mere lad he went with Capt. McLaughlin's company to Mexico, where he served during the Mexican War, returning to this city at its close.  In 1861 the deceased again responded to the call of his country and enlisted under his old commander in the McLaughlin squadron.  Here he remained during the whole four years of conflict and, although a veteran of two wars, he never was wounded.  He was a carpenter by trade and was employed at the A.-T. works for a number of years, during which time, he resided on Park Avenue East.  He moved to his late home about three years ago.  The funeral will take place at 1 p.m. Saturday, Rev. N.S. Albright officiating.  The funeral will be at the Memorial Building between the hours of 2:30 and 3 o'clock.  All G.A.R. comrades are expected to be at the building at this hour and participate in the exercises from that point.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  22 February 1890, Vol. LXXII, No. 40]

Downs, William -- bur. 10/26/1875 at Mansfield Cem.;  27y   [Richland Shield & Banner:  15 January 1876]

Doyle, Eugene Francis -- Ontario- Eugene Francis Doyle, 62, of  2518 Ferguson Road died unexpectedly Wednesday in Henry Hospital in Stockbridge, Ga.. He was born Feb. 24, 1929 in Youngstown and had lived in Mansfield for the past 22 years.  Mr. Doyle had retired from the United Telephone Co. in 1990. He was a 1947 graduate of Rayen High School and a 1965 graduate of Youngstown State University. Mr. Doyle was a member of AMVETS Post 26 and American Legion Post 16. A member of the Mansfield Liederkranz, he was the golf league champion of the organization in 1989. Mr. Doyle was a U.S. Navy veteran, having served from 1949 to 1951.Surviving are his wife, Dorothy Gregory Doyle; four daughters, Katherine Kauf of Merritt Island, Fla., Joanne Otterbacher of Cardington, Mary Doyle Kurtz of Worthington and Dr.Barbara Doyle of Houston, Texas, a son, Robert Doyle of Versailles, Ky.; 11 grandchildren; a great-grandchild; a brother John Doyle of Youngstown; seven sisters, Mary Deitrich of Boca Raton, Fla., Ruth Sheets of Granada Hills, Calif., Patricia Edwards of Fremont, Calif., Rita Schmid of Covina, Calif., Jane Doyle of St. Paul, Minn., Eileen Ciolli of Youngstown, Betty DiGiamco of San Antonio, Texas; and several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Eugene F. Doyle11 and Winifred McGill Doyle, a sister Anne Sullivan and a brother, Robert Doyle. Calling hours will be Saturday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Ontario Home of Wappner Funeral Directors. A memorial service will be held Sunday at 3 p.m. at the Linden Road Presbyterian Church by the Rev. Peter Lawson. Burial will be in Mansfield Memorial Park. Memorial contributions may be made to the National Wildlife Society. Submitted by Linda & Shirley. Typed by Janet. [Mansfield News Journal:  07 November 1991]

Doyle, Mrs. Thomas -- Wednesday.  Mrs. Thomas Doyle, aged about 33 years, died at her home, 4 miles west of the city, yesterday afternoon.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  21 October 1893, Vol. LXXVI, No. 22]

Drackert, Margaret -- d. 2/22/1873 at Mansfield;  44y, 5m, 17d;  b. Germany;  white;  no cause of death listed;  res. Mansfield - 4th. Ward  [Richland Co. Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Drackert, Peter -- bur. 10/13/1879 at Mansfield Cem.;  cancer;  55y, 5m, 22d   [Richland Shield & Banner: 10 January 1880]

Drake, ---- -- d. 9/2/1870 at Mansfield;  b. at Mansfield;  c/o P. Drake & Angeline Irvin;  cause:  cholera infantum  [Richland Co. Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Drake, Angeline Watson -- Angeline Watson Drake, aged 58 years, died at her residence No. 13 East Second Street at 6 o'clock this morning of consumption and nervous prostration.  She was the wife of Phineas Drake, and the mother of Mrs. Geo. Marks, Mrs. Harvey Gorham, Mrs. Charles Nash, Joseph Drake, Mead Drake and the Misses Marie, Birdie and Maggie Drake.  The funeral will be held Friday at 3 o'clock from the residence.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  14 April 1894, Vol. LXXVI, No. 48]

Drake, Frank -- 64Y;  d. 6/30/1955 at Mansfield Gen. Hosp.;  b. 10/23/1890 at Bellaire, OH;  Came to Mansfield from Alliance, OH in 1925;  h/o Nellie Hannars;  bur. Mansfield Mem. Park  [MNJ 6/30/1955]

Drake, George -- Saturday.  George Drake, aged 23 years and four months, died at the residence of his parents on East Second Street, about 4 o'clock yesterday afternoon.  The deceased was a son of Phineas Drake and had been ailing from epileptic fits for some years.  Yesterday he was attacked by the disease a number of times and died during one of the spasms.  The funeral will be held from the residence at 2 o'clock tomorrow afternoon, Rev. H.L. Wiles officiating.  [Richland Shield & Banner:  12 December 1891]

Drake, James -- d. 4/1885, inflammation of the bowels;  1m, 11d;  bur. Mansfield Cem.  [Mansfield Herald:  07 January 1886]

Drake, Meade Robert -- Meade Robert Drake died at the residence of George W. Marks, No. 53 Blanche Street, Sunday afternoon about 5 o'clock.  The deceased was afflicted with heart trouble and had been ill for several years.  Mr. Drake was about 30 years of age.  He leaves several sisters.  Funeral from the residence Tuesday afternoon at 2 o'clock the Rev. H.L. Wiles, D.D., officiating.  [Mansfield News: 26 August 1901, Vol. 17, No. 150]

Drake, Minnie -- Died, July 20th., 1873, Minnie, infant daughter of Daniel and Mary J. Drake, aged 3 months and 7 days.  <<verse omitted>>  [Shelby Independent News:  24 July 1873]

Drake, Phineas -- The funeral of Phineas Drake, who died Saturday afternoon, was held Monday at 2 p.m. The funeral services were conducted by the Rev. Dr. H.L. Wiles. Phineas Drake was born 74 years ago in the sate of New Jersey. When 24 years old he removed to this city and resided here continuously ever since, having been a resident of Mansfield for over 50 years. On account of his advanced age his health had been failing for some time. Four years ago he sustained a slight stroke of paralysis, from the effects of which he never entirely recovered. As a result of a fall sustained about two years ago, he had not been able to walk without the aid of crutches. His death occurred at 5 o'clock Saturday afternoon. He leaves eight children: Joseph H. Drake of Newark; Mrs. George Marks, Mrs. Charles Nash, Mrs. Harvey Gorham, Meade R. Drake and Misses Mary, Bertie and Maggie Drake, all of this city. -- [RICHLAND SHIELD & BANNER: 25 April 1896, Vol. LXXVIII, No. 50]

Drake, Susan -- Mrs. Susan Drake, the widow of John Drake, deceased, died Tuesday night at 9 o'clock at the home of her daughter, Mrs. George B. Smith, two miles east of Shelby.  Her husband preceded her to the spirit world 19 years ago.  She was past 91 years of age and enjoyed good health until about a week ago when she was confined to her bed.  She was born in Pennsylvania but located in Richland County early in life.  Her husband entered a piece of land upon which she has been living with her daughter and her husband.  It was the old homestead and she died where she had lived the greater part of her life.  She is survived by five sons and three daughters as follows:  Daniel Drake of Mansfield;  William, James, Jerry and Samuel of Williams County;  Mrs. George B. Smith of Shelby;  Mrs. Row and Mrs. George Smith of Indiana.  Two daughters, Mrs. James Wareham and Mrs. Aaron Rambo preceded the mother in death.  The funeral will be held Thursday, meet at the house at 1 o'clock sun time, service at the London church, conducted by the Rev. N.H. Loose, pastor of the Reformed church at Upper Sandusky (OH).  The interment will occur in the London Cemetery.  The deceased early in life united with the Reformed church and had retained her membership in the London church.  [Mansfield Daily Shield:  19 July 1906]

Drake, William -- d. 2/16/1872 at Jackson Twp.;  58y, 11m, 9d;  single;  b. Northumberland Co., PA;  farmer;  white;  cause - consumption;  res. Jackson Twp. [Richland Co. Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Drake, William -- DIED, On Friday, February 16th., 1872, Mr. William Drake, aged 58 years and 10 months.  [Shelby Independent News:  22 February 1872, Vol. 4, No. 17]

Drakert, William -- Died on the 5th. inst., of consumption, Wm. Drakert.  He was buried with the honors of Odd Fellowship, and the respect of the Fire Department, of which he was a member.  [Shelby Chronicle:  28 November 1867, Vol. 1, No. 39]

Draves, Charles Henry -- 75Y;  d. 2/12/1954 at home, Mansfield;  b. 11/25/1878 at Caledonia, OH;  h/o Nellie Belle Hardman;  bur. Oakwood Cem., Bucyrus, OH  [MNJ 2/12/1954]

Drennan, Eliza -- d. not listed, Plymouth, paralysis;  81y, 6m, 23d;  housekeeper;  b. Easton, Pa.;  res. Plymouth Twp. [Richland Co. Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Drennan, Hannah (Brinkerhoff) -- Mrs. Hannah Drennan, widow of William Drennan, of Plymouth, youngest sister of Gen. R. Brinkerhoff, of this city, died here at the residence of her brother, on Park Avenue West, Thursday night.  Mrs. Drennan has been visiting the family of Gen. Brinkerhoff for the past two weeks and had been in her usual health until a few days ago, when she was taken suddenly ill with an attack of dysentery, which resulted in her death.  Mrs. Drennan was about 78 years of age at the time of her demise.  The remains will be taken to Plymouth, and the funeral will be held from the family residence in Plymouth, Saturday afternoon at 2 o'clock.  [Mansfield News:  25 August 1899]  

Drennan, Manuel J. -- Professor Manuel J. Drennan, brother of our late townsman, William W. Drennan, and of Mrs. Artie McDonough, died at the home of his niece, Mrs. Wm. Hudson Harper, Monday, August 31, 1914, and was brought to Plymouth and laid to rest with his father and mother, brother and sister, in Greenlawn Cemetery, Friday morning, Sept. 3, 1914.  He was born in Plymouth, Ohio, Sept. 25, 1833.  His studious tendencies guided him to Oberlin College, from which he graduated, afterward studying at the University of Halle, Germany.  He heeded the call of the church by preparing for the Presbyterian ministry at Union Theological Seminary, New York.  Among his early services was a pastorate at Madison, Indiana, and work as a teacher in Hanover College in that city.  Later his growing scholarship commended him to the publishers of Appleton's Encyclopedia, from this employment being invited to Harvard University as an instructor in the department of English.  Here were valued days in the company of President Eliot, Prof. Barrett Wendell, Prof. William James, Prof. Dyer, Dean Briggs, Prof. Palmer, and here were founded memories which the careers of various esteemed pupils sustained in after years.  In 1883 Professor Drennan was called to Vassar College to become dean of the English department, where he remained twelve years, this period of service being followed after an interval, in the closing of his life as a teacher, by a year at Fisk University, Nashville.  Professor Drennan had not married, and so in his later days, as throughout his life, his chief interest was in his books.  His literary tastes and attainments were classical, rather than contemporary, his scholarship seeking refreshments in English, German and French masters, in Anglo-Saxon and sociological science too.  As a writer and conversationalist he was a purist, and his deportment was marked by the amiability and courtesy which tradition still treasures as characteristic of a gentleman of the old school.  He was of Revolutionary lineage, of Irish and Dutch stock.  His nearest of kin elsewhere resident are his nieces, Mrs. Wm. H. Harper of Evanston, Ill., Mrs. W.J. Geer of Galion, Ohio, his nephews, John P. Drennan of Decatur, Ill. and from Plymouth, G.B. Drennan and Robt. McDonough, and a godson is Paul Drennan Cravath of New York.  --  [Plymouth Advertiser:  05 September 1914, Vol. 61, No. 42]

Drennan, William W. -- Monday.  Wm. W. Drennan, aged 77 years, died this morning at his home in Plymouth.  Mr. Drennan was for many years a prominent merchant in Plymouth and later practiced law.  For some years he was Justice of the Peace of Plymouth Township.  He leaves a wife and two children.  The funeral will be held Wednesday.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  02 February 1895, Vol. LXXVII, No. 38]

Drennan, William W. -- Plymouth.  The funeral of Wm. W. Drennan was held Wednesday afternoon at the Presbyterian church.  It was largely attended by his old friends and neighbors.  The discourse was preached by Rev. A.B. Wilson, of the Presbyterian Church, of which Mr. Drennan was a member for about 50 years.  At the time of his death Mr. Drennan was the oldest resident of Plymouth, coming to town in 1825, when it had about a dozen houses.  He was 77 years of age.  He was engaged in the dry goods trade while a young man, and later in life was an attorney-at-law.  Judge May, Gen. R. Brinkerhoff and J.H. Cook, of Mansfield, and Judge Wickham and Attorney A.M. Beattie, of Norwalk, attended the funeral.  The Masonic order assisted in the funeral ceremonies.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  09 February 1895, Vol. LXXVII, No. 39]

Drew, Obed -- Died -- Obed Drew, Nov. 4th., 1888, at Newton, Iowa.  The deceased was for twenty-five years or more a resident of Jefferson Township, and very well known in this village.  In '61 he removed with his family to Newton, Iowa, but never failed to make an annual visit to Bellville and vicinity as long as his parents lived.  Sometime before his death he composed a poem and requested that it be read at his funeral, which was done:  Our limited space this week will not permit its publication, but it will appear in full in the next issue.  --  [Bellville Star:  20 December 1888, Vol. 12, No.  12]

Driscoll, Katie -- Miss Katie Driscoll died Wednesday morning at 5:30 o'clock at her home on Harker Street, aged 21 years.  [Semi-Weekly News:  23 April 1897, Vol. 13, No. 33]

Driscoll, Mary -- Mrs. Mary Driscoll, widow of the late Jeremiah Driscoll, died Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock at her home, 222 Harker Street, aged 52 years.  She leaves two sons, John J. Driscoll and William Driscoll, and two daughters, Margaret and Minnie Driscoll.  Another son, Charles S. Driscoll, was killed some months ago by being struck by an engine on the Erie near Condon.  Funeral services conducted by the Rev. Father F.A. Schreiber Wednesday morning at 8:30 o'clock at St. Peter's Catholic Church.   [Mansfield News:  18 June 9101, Vol. 17, No. 92]

Driscoll, Mary Jeanette -- Mary Jeanette Driscoll died at her home at 322 Harker Street, Sunday morning at 11:30 after a long illness with heart trouble.  She is survived by two sisters -- Mrs. Edward Boesh and Julia Driscoll and two brothers -- John and Will Driscoll.  Funeral Tuesday morning at 8:30 from St. Peter's Catholic Church.  [Mansfield News Journal:  04 March 1912]

Dronberger, Ebenezer -- Plymouth.  The funeral of the late Ebenezer Dronberger was held from the family residence on Sandusky street, Thursday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock.  Mr. Dronberger was over 89 years of age and had lived here 45 years.   He was the father of L.R. Dronberger, who resides on West First Street, Mansfield.  [Mansfield News:  06 August 1899]

Droz, Bertha Appleman -- 63Y;  d. 1/29/1954 at Orlando, FL;  w/o John Edward;  bur. Mansfield Cem.  [MNJ 1/2/1955]

Drumheller, Daniel -- d. 2/7/1870 at Jefferson Twp.;  77y, 8m, 13d;  b. Pennsylvania;  farmer  [Richland Co. Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Druschel, William A. -- 70Y;  d. 1/25/1954 at home, Mansfield (heart attack);  b. 12/13/1883 at Middle Lancaster, PA;  Mansfield resident 1908-1954;  h/o Beulah Wright;  bur. Mansfield Cem.  [MNJ 1/26/1954]

Drye, John Gieger -- 43Y;  d. 10/23/1955 at Madison Hosp., Mansfield;  b. 8/5/1912 at Jeffersonville, IN;  Mansfield resident 1940-1955  [MNJ 10/24/1955]

Duber, Herman -- Died.  Herman, infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred. Duber, of 54 High Street.  Funeral Friday, at 2 p.m., Rev. Buesser officiating.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  05 January 1895, Vol. LXXVII, No. 34]

Dubois, ---- -- Shelby.  Mr. Dubois of Franklin Township, aged 82 years, died Sunday of old age.  [Semi-Weekly News:  09 July 1897, Vol. 13, No. 55]

Dudley, Charles N. -- bur. 6/2/1874 at Mansfield Cem.;  28y;  res. Amherst, Ohio [Richland Shield & Banner:  09 January 1875]

Dudley, Chasteen -- Chasteen Dudley, 48, of 377 Branch, Pontiac, Michigan, died Saturday at Pontiac General Hospital.  She was born April 21, 1942 in Mississippi and had lived in Pontiac the past 14 years. Mrs. Dudley was a member of Shiloh Baptist Church of Pontiac.  Surviving are her daughter, Regina Dudley of Pontiac; her father, F. O. Bridges of Chicago; three uncles, John Amos and Albert Scott, both of Mansfield and Johnnie Hall of Chicago; her aunt, Beatrice Waddell of Mansfield and a number of other relatives.  Friends may call at the Diamond St. Home of Wappner Funeral Directors prior to funeral services which will be held Saturday at 10:30 a.m. by the Rev. Archie Johnson. Burial will be in Mansfield Cemetery. Submitted by Mike. [Mansfield News Journal: 27 March 1991]

Dudley, Henry -- Corsica.  Mr. & Mrs. George Edwards, of Mansfield, attended the funeral of their brother-in-law, Henry Dudley, Sunday.  [Mansfield News: 14 July 1899]

Dudley, Henry -- Corsica.   A postmortem exanimation was held over the body of the late 'Squire Dudley, at his late residence in Bloominggrove on Saturday morning at 9 o'clock by our village doctors, Carris and McFarland, and Doctors Ridgeway, Hackedorn and Marsh, of Galion.  The case was such a peculiar one that the physicians were not able to exactly determine the cause of his death.  The deceased had been a sufferer from some form of heart trouble for a number of years.  [Mansfield News: 14 July 1899]

Dudley, Mrs. Ezra -- DIED -- In Lexington, March 25th., 1872, Mrs. Ezra Dudley, aged 37 years. [BELLVILLE DOLLAR WEEKLY: 29 March 1872, Vol. 1, No. 5]

Dudte, Creed Kenneth -- 35Y;  d. 3/24/1955 at Mansfield Gen. Hosp.;  b. 5/4/1919 at Mohicanville, OH;  Mansfield resident 1930-1955;  bur. Loudonville Cem.  [MNJ 3/24/1955]

Duffner, George

Duffner, George -- bur. 6/2/1875 at Mansfield Cem.;  69y, 10m, 18d  [Richland Shield & Banner:  15 January 1876]

Duffner, Laura -- Rome.  There was one death in the village from diphtheria last week.  Laura, oldest child of Sylvester Duffner, died at 5:30 Monday morning, and was buried at 4 o'clock the same day.  Mrs. Duffner and four children are still sick, but are thought to be improving.  --  [Mansfield Weekly News:  23 June 1887, Vol. 3, No. 30]

DuFrainoit, Janet D. (Wilcox) -- Mrs. Janet D. DuFrainoit, relict of H. DuFrainoit, died at her residence north of the city yesterday morning of heart disease and dropsy, after an illness of only a few days.  The deceased's maiden name was Wilcox.  She was born in Philadelphia, Pa., Jan. 1st., 1812, and in 1827 married H. DuFrainoit.  In 1857 they removed to this county.  The husband died at the residence north of the city in 1881.  Mrs. DuFrainoit leaves seven children to mourn her death as follows:  A.S. DuFrainoit, Mrs. Elizabeth Ax and Mrs. E.L. Jennings, city;  Mrs. J.C. Thompson and Miss Grace Saner, of Columbus;  Mrs. Alice Baxter, of Wooster, and Edward DuFrainoit, of Baltimore.  For many years the deceased was a consistent Christian, being a member of the Episcopal church.  The funeral will be held from the residence at 1:30 o'clock tomorrow afternoon, Rev. H.L. Wiles officiating.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  26 August 1893, Vol. LXXVI, No. 14]

Dugan, Absolem -- d. 4/3/1868 at Madison Twp.;  34y;  b. Coshocton, Ohio;  farmer;  white;  cause:  consumption;  res. Coshocton, Ohio  [Richland Co. Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Dukes, Frisby P. -- Frisby P. Dukes, formerly a resident of Mansfield, died at his home in Marion, Ia., Thursday morning at 7 o'clock.  His wife and four children survive him as also do two brothers and two sisters:  Theodore Dukes, Thomas Dukes and Mrs. L.C. Kelley, of Mansfield, and Mrs. Warner Young, of Ogden, Utah.  [Semi-Weekly News:  16 March 1897, Vol. 13, No. 22]

Dukes, Nancy -- Mrs. Nancy Dukes, wife of Theodore W. Dukes, died at noon today at her home, 111 Sturges Avenue.  Mrs. Dukes has been an invalid for the past 20 years and has undergone a great deal of suffering.  She grew worse during the past few days and passed away today.  She was 68 years of age and leaves a husband and one daughter, Mrs. Robert Steinruck, of Sturges Avenue.  She also leaves two brothers, Joseph and John Leach, of this city;  and four sisters, Mrs. Margaret Newlon, Mrs. Henry Niman, Mrs. Jonas Smith, of this city, and Mrs. Thomas Smith, of Newark.  Mrs. Dukes was a member of the Congregational church.  Funeral arrangements later.   [Mansfield News:  15 June 1901, Vol. 17, No. 90]

Dukes, Nancy -- The funeral services of Mrs. Theodore Dukes were held this afternoon at 3 o'clock at her late home on Sturges Avenue, conducted by the Rev. Charles Lemoine of the Congregational church, of which the deceased was a member for many years.   [Mansfield News:  17 June 9101, Vol. 17, No. 91]

Dukes, Zeb -- Monday.  Zeb Dukes aged about 30, died at Rochester, N.Y., yesterday, of consumption.  The deceased was a son of W.T. Dukes of Sturges Avenue and leaves a wife.  The remains arrived in this city at 9:45 this morning.  Mr. Dukes was a member of Mansfield Lodge, No. 19, I.O.O.F.  A special meeting of the lodge will be held this evening for the purpose of arranging for the funeral, which will be held tomorrow.  The deceased was well known here and had many friends.  [Richland Shield & Banner:  06 February 1892]

Dull, Ertella -- 69y;  d:  9/22/1957 at Shelby Memorial Hosp. (Shelby):  w/o Frank  [MNJ 9/23/1957]

Dull, John C. -- John C. Dull, a respected citizen of Mansfield for more than 10 years, died at 11:30 o'clock Saturday night at his home, 131 E. First Street, after an illness of about a month.  The cause of his death was consumption of the stomach.  Mr. Dull was born at Lebanon, Pa., 69 years ago and spent the earlier years of his life there.  Some years later he removed to this city, where he has since resided.  He was married to Miss Agnes Heisler, who, with six sons and five daughters, survives him.  The sons are John of Toledo, Albert of Memphis, Tenn., Elmer of Chicago, and George, Wilbur and Lawrence of this city.  The daughters are Mrs. Lizzie Farst and Miss Clara Dull of Toledo, Mrs. Anna Figley and Misses Esther and Laura Dull, of this city.  Since 1875 Mr. Dull has been assessor in his ward which was first the Fourth Ward, then the Ninth Ward.  He has been a member of the Lutheran church for many years.  His was a life of much usefulness.  --  [Semi-Weekly News (Mansfield):  01 March 1898, Vol. 14, No. 17]

Dumbach, Otto -- d. 7/1885, typhoid fever;  13y;  bur. Mansfield Cemetery  [Mansfield Herald:  07 January 1886]

Duncan, David W. Sr. -- David W. Duncan Sr., 69, of 65 South Gamble St., Shelby died unexpectedly at his home Friday evening. Born in Detroit on Feb. 5, 1909, Mr. Duncan had lived in this area for 50 years. He retired from the Richland County Highway Department in 1975 and was a member of Shelby Moose Lodge 422. Surviving are four sons, David W. Jr., and Robert B. both of Shelby, and Arthur K. and Gordon M., both of Mansfield; three daughters, Mrs. William (Gloria) Hubbard and Mrs. Earnest (Frances) Hamm, both of Mansfield, and Mrs. Calvin (Cherlann) Price of San Antonia, Texas; 15 grandchildren; 3 sisters, Mamie Duncan of Mansfield, Mrs. Loar Craig of Orlando, Fla., and Mrs. Davina Slater of Wooster. Funeral services will be conducted at 1p.m. Tuesday at the Finefrock Funeral Home by the Rev. Thomas Barson, assistant pastor of Ontario United Methodist Church. Burial will be in the Mansfield Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home Monday from 7 to 9 p.m. Submitted by Jess. [Mansfield News Journal 14 Jan 1979 B-4]

Duncan, Joseph

Duncan, Mrs. John (nee Adams) -- Shelby.  The remains of Mrs. John Duncan were brought here from Cleveland Sunday for burial.  Mrs. Duncan formerly resided here.  She was the sister of George Adams, of this city.  --  [Semi-Weekly News (Mansfield):  22 March 1898, Vol. 14, No. 23]

Dune, Joseph D. -- 57Y;  res. 135 S. Glenn Ave., Mansfield;  d. 7/10/1954 at Mansfield Gen. Hosp.;  b. 12/17/1896 at Mansfield;  h/o Bernice Bookman;  bur. Mansfield Cem.  [MNJ 7/10/1954]

Dunham, Arthur L. -- 51Y;  d. 12/19/1955 at home, Mansfield;  b. 6/8/1904 at Elyria, OH;  Mansfield resident 1928-1955;  h/o Margaret J. Dellenbaugh;  bur. Mansfield Cem.  [MNJ 12/19/1955]

Dunham, Veo A. -- b. 12/4/1885;  d. 2/14/1967;  bur. Mansfield Cem.  [Memorial booklet on file at Butler / Clear Fork Historical Museum]

Dunham, Warren J. -- Shelby. Dunham Services. The funeral of Dr. Warren J. Dunham, who died Saturday morning will be held at the Barkdull Funeral Home Tuesday at 2 p.m. Dr. J. A. Scott, of the Methodist Church, will officiate and the body will be taken to Cincinnati for further services and burial Wednesday afternoon. Submitted by Linda and Shirley. [Mansfield News Journal: 20 December 1954, p. 11]

Dunkle, Elizabeth (Kissel) -- Bellville.  Mrs. Elizabeth Kissel Dunkle, one of Richland County's oldest residents, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. B.F. Keiser, Tuesday evening, at the advanced age of 95 years.  She was born in Franklin County, Pa., July 5, 1812.  --  [Butler Times:  11 January 1908, Vol. 14, No. 18]

Dunkle, Frank -- A young man by the name of Frank Dunkle, aged 23 years, left here last Friday night at 11 o'clock on the B. & O. train to visit relations in Shelby.  In getting off the train in East Shelby, while it was yet in motion, he was thrown under the wheels of the cars and terribly wounded, only living a few hours afterward.  Mr. Dunkle had been working this summer for John F. Lewis and others residing north of Mansfield, where he had formed many warm friends, and was to have been married on the 17th. of October to a young lady residing in Johns' Addition.  He was buried in Shelby last Sabbath afternoon by the Third Ohio National Guards.  This is another warning to persons getting off and on the cars while the same are in motion.  [Ohio Liberal:  18 September 1878]

Dunkle, John -- Friday.  John Dunkle, aged eighty years, three months and eight days, died at his home on Washington Avenue at 4 o'clock this morning of old age.  The deceased has been a resident of this city only a short period, previous to which time he resided for many years four miles west of the city.  Mr. Dunkle, who was known for his Christian charity, leaves a wife and two children, Mrs. B.F. Keiser, of this city, and Mrs. Charles Hutchinson, of Shelby.  The funeral will be held from the late residence on Washington Avenue, Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock, Rev. D.W. Smith, officiating.  [Richland Shield & Banner:  21 January 1893]

Dunlap, Cora Elizabeth -- 93;  died at Rosemont Rest Home;  burial at London Cemetery.   [full obituary -- Mansfield News Journal 8/26/1958]

Dunlap, Earl C. -- Mansfield News Journal, 08 February 1985, p. 7A

Dunlap, Elizabeth (Livensperger) €€

Dunlap, Rebecca -- Died, near Pleasanton, Bates Co., Mo., January 23, 1873, Mrs. Rebecca Dunlap, aged 64 years.  Mrs. Dunlap was formerly a resident of Plymouth Township, this county.  [Shelby Independent News:  13 February 1873, Vol. 5, No. 16]

Dunlap, Robert -- Tuesday.  Rev. J.A. Dunlap received a message at noon from York, Pa., announcing the sad news of the very sudden death of his father, Hon. Robert Dunlap.  The deceased was 73 years old and had been in the Mexican War and had represented the Democratic party of his county in the state Legislature and was once county treasurer.  Rev. Dunlap will leave on Thursday to attend the funeral which takes place on Friday afternoon.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  23 March 1889, Vol. LXXI, No. 44]

Dunlap, Thomas -- Monday.  The SHIELD regrets to learn of the death, last Friday, of Mr. Thomas Dunlap, who lived in Plymouth Township, three miles north of Shelby.  Mr. Dunlap was one of the best citizens of Richland County, a sterling Democrat and friend of the SHIELD.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  23 September 1889, Vol. LXXII, No. 19] 

Dunlap, W.C. -- DIED -- At Orange, Ashland County, O., on Sunday January 31, 1869, Mr. W.C. DUNLAP, aged about 27 years.  His remains were brought to Shelby for burial, on Wednesday of last week.  Mr. Dunlap was formerly from Plymouth Township, and was a member of Co. "K", 66th. Illinois Volunteers, and served over 3 years in the army.  He was wounded at Atlanta, Georgia, on account of which, we obtained a pension for him several years ago.  He was a very worthy young man -- highly esteemed by all who knew him.  [Shelby Independent News:  11 February 1869, Vol. 1, No. 14]

Dunlavey, Peter -- Monday.  Peter Dunlavey, aged 45 years, died at his home in Johns' addition at 7 o'clock Sunday morning.  The funeral will take place from the late residence of the deceased tomorrow at 8 o'clock a.m.  Services will also be held at the Catholic church at 9:15 a.m.  [Richland Shield & Banner:  11 June 1892]

Dunman, ---- -- d. 1/25/1870 at Monroe Twp.;  2m, 21d;  b. Monroe Twp.;  c/o Wm. Dunman [possibly Donan];  white;  cause:  not given;  re. Monroe Twp.  [Richland Co. Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Dunmier, Mrs. E.E.

Dunmire, Abner M. -- Abner M. Dunmire, 90, died at the home of his granddaughter Mrs. Frank Volz, 95 Beethoven street, early today. Born in Berlin in Holmes county Jan. 14, 1844, he moved to Knox county in 1852, coming to the vicinity 21 years ago. He was a lifelong member of the Methodist church. He is survived by three sons, Earl of Mansfield, Otho of Mr. Vernon and John of Iowa, and one daughter, Mrs. James Arnold of this city, also 11 grandchildren and three great grandchildren. He was the last member of a family of 13 children. The body was removed to the Wappner funeral home where short services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Thursday and at the North Liberty M. E. church at 2:30 p.m. Rev. C. C. Conn of Bellville will officiate. Burial will be in the North Liberty cemetery. Submitted by Jean and Faye. [The Mansfield News-Journal, Page 1: Tuesday, September 4, 1934]

Dunmore, ---- (infant) -- bur. 3/31/1878 at Mansfield Cem., premature birth  [Ohio Liberal:  03 April 1878]

Dunmore, B.F. -- B.F. Dunmore, colored, died of apoplexy at 7 o'clock last evening at his residence, No. 10 Pine Street.  His age was 67 years.  The funeral will take place Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock.  [Richland Shield & Banner:  26 November 1892]

Dunmore, John -- John Dunnore (sic.), a well-known young colored man, died at his home on Glessner Avenue, Thursday at midnight of stomach trouble and lumbago.  The funeral services will be held Sunday at 2 p.m.  [Mansfield News:  04 August 1899]

Dunmore, Mary A. -- Mrs. Mary A. Dunmore died Nov. 6 at her home, 121 Glessner Avenue.  She was born in Greencastle, Pa., March 10, 1838.  Six children, two daughters and four sons, survive her.  Funeral at Mitchell Chapel, on Glessner Avenue, at 2 p.m. Tuesday.  --  [Mansfield Semi-Weekly News:  08 November 1898, Vol. 14, No. 92]

Dunn, Andrew J. -- Mansfield, June 28.  Andrew J. Dunn, for twelve years a conductor on the Baltimore & Ohio railroad, and well known to many Mansfield people, fell between the cars of a moving train on the Louisville & Nashville railroad, five miles north of Birmingham, Ala., at noon yesterday, and was crushed to death.  His body was mangled in a horrible manner.  He had been a brakeman on that road for some time.  He was about 40 years of age and leaves a widow, but no children.  --  [Mansfield Evening News:  28 June 1890, Vol. 6, No. 98]

Dunn, Andrew K. -- Judge Andrew K. Dunn, of Mt. Gilead [Morrow Co.], died at his home at 10 o'clock this morning at the advanced age of 72 years.  The widow of the deceased is the sister of Mrs. Melissa Barbour and Lester Armentrout, of this city [Mansfield].  The funeral will occur from the residence of the deceased Thursday at 2 o'clock p.m.  Judge May will adjourn court Thursday that members of the Richland bar may have an opportunity to attend the funeral.  --  [Mansfield Evening News:  29 April 1890, Vol. 6, No. 46]

Dunn, Elisha -- d. 2/26/1868 at Mansfield;  47y;  b. Ohio;  paymaster;  white;  cause:  paralysis;  res. Mansfield   [Richland Co. Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Dunn, Elisha W. -- d. 2/26/1869 at Mansfield;  47y, 4m;  b. West Virginia;  paymaster;  white;  cause:  softening of the brain;  res. Mansfield  [Richland Co. Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Dunn, Loyd L. -- Loyd L. Dunn, 81, of 206 North Illinois Ave., Mansfield, formerly of Rt. 1, Butler, died May 23 in the Walter Shelton residence at 41 Main St., Butler.  Mr. Dunn was born Sept. 3, 1902, in Knox County and had lived the greater part of his life in the Butler area.  He was a retired employee of J.A. Reeder and Son Lumber in Butler with 40 years of service.  He attended the Pine Run Church of God in Ashland County.  He is survived by four sons, James L. Shelby, George E. of Dewey, Ariz. and Robert D. and John R. of Butler;  one daughter, Mrs. Ann Fox of Mansfield;  15 grandchildren;  11 great-grandchildren;  one brother, Ray of Butler, and two sisters, Mrs. Virgil (Mary) McFadden of Butler and Mrs. Paul (Ruby) Kunkel of Mansfield.  He was preceded in death by his wife Minnie, in 1975.    Services were Friday at the Bellville Snyder Funeral Home with the Rev. John Pennell, pastor of the Pine Run Church of God officiating.  Burial was in Bunker Hill Cemetery.  Submitted by Dawn.  [unknown paper:  31 May 1984]

Dunn, Minnie -- Services were conducted Wednesday at the Bunker Hill Baptist Church near Butler for Mrs. Minnie Dunn, 62, of Rt. 1, Butler.  She was dead on arrival at Mansfield General Hospital Sunday evening, Aug. 10, after suffering an apparent heart attack at her home.   Mrs. Dunn was born in Polk County, Ga., and moved to the Butler area 38 years ago.  She was a member of the Bunker Hill Baptist Church.  She is survived by her husband, Lloyd;  four sons, Robert, George and John, all of Butler, and James of Shelby;  one daughter, Mrs. Claude (Ann) Fox of Mansfield;  four brothers, C. Haywood Wallace, George Wallace, and Willie Wallace and Floyd Hill, all of Georgia;  11 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.  Services were conducted by The Revs. Thomas Leatherwood and William Trader.  Burial was in Bunker Hill Cemetery.   Submitted by Dawn.  [unknown paper:  14 August 1975]

Dunnore, John -- *see:  John Dunmore (1899)

Dunnavant, Harry -- Harry Dunnavant, aged 32 years, died at his home, No. 205 North Main Street, shortly after 1 o'clock this morning.  The deceased was born at Sidney, O., Jan. 11, 1860, and came to this city in 1882.  Shortly afterward he entered the employ of the Erie railroad company in the capacity of yard man, but was subsequently placed in charge of the baggage department of his company at this point, which position he held up to within six months of his death.  His obliging ways and genial manner won him many friends and he was known by thousands of the traveling public.  Mr. Dunnavant was an enthusiastic and life-long Democrat, was well posted upon all the leading questions of the day.  On December 6, 1882, the subject of this sketch was married to Miss Effie Hart, who, with two children survive him.  The deceased was conscious to within six hours of death when he became delirious and continued in that condition until within a few minutes of the last, when another change took place and he passed peacefully away.  The funeral will take place from the family residence Sunday, at 2 o'clock p.m., the Rev. R.T. Stevenson officiating.   Mrs. W.D. Waldorf, of Loudonville, a sister of the deceased, and W.W. Dunnavant, of Warren, a brother, are in the city and will attend the funeral.  [Richland Shield & Banner:  29 October 1892]

Dunshee, Della (Cleland) -- Mrs. Eugene Dushee [sic.] died of heart trouble at her home near Lexington Sunday.  She was well known here and leaves a husband and two children.  She was a cousin of B.&O. Car Inspector, B.F. Lash.  Funeral Tuesday afternoon at 2 o'clock conducted by the Rev. Dr. H.L. Wiles, of this city.  [Semi-Weekly News:  29 January 1897, Vol. 13, No. 9]

Dunshee, Della (Cleland) -- Lexington.  The Rev. Dr. Wiles officiated Tuesday at the last sad rites of Mrs. Eugene Dunshee, who died Sunday night at her home two miles south of here, aged 39 years.  Her maiden name was Della Cleland and she was married here in January, 1882, and her husband and son and daughter felt that a light of love and joy was extinguished when her feeble flame of life expired.  She was ill many months and was in Cleveland for treatment in December and keenly anguished were the hearts of her many friends when death stilled forever her eloquent tongue.  Mrs. Dunshee was of commanding presence and with her learning and strong mentality she combined grace and manner and conversation that made her presence a joy and inspiration in social and intellectual circles.  Her home was an intellectual center and her words of wisdom were often heard on the rostrum and at various functions in the county.  She was an animating spirit in promoting the prosperity of Columbian grange and its members deplore the calamity of her death.  [Semi-Weekly News:  02 February 1897, Vol. 13, No. 10]

Dunshee, Thomas -- Monday.  The SHIELD learns with sincere regret of the death of one of its most esteemed friends, Thomas Dunshee, who died at his home in Troy Township on Saturday, aged about 71 years.  His death was caused by paralysis.  Mr. Dunshee was one of the old pioneers of Richland County, a highly respected citizen and leaves many friends to mourn his death.  The funeral took place today.  Interment in the Lexington Cemetery.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  08 June 1889, Vol. LXXII, No. 3]

Dunshee, Thomas Eugene -- LEXINGTON MAN TAKES OWN LIFE --  Thomas Eugene Dunshee, aged 63 years, retired farmer and one of the most prominent men in Lexington, took his own life yesterday morning by jumping from the Main street bridge in that village into the Clearfork.  John Castor who resides just east of the bridge saw what he thought to be clothing in the water early in the morning but thought nothing of it until he learned that Mr. Dunshee had been missing from his home since early morning, and upon investigation it was found to be the body of the unfortunate man.   The body was removed from the stream and taken to the Benham undertaking parlors to be prepared for burial.     Coroner LeBarre conducted an inquest which developed the fact that Mr. Dunshee had been in ill health for several months and had worried to such an extent that friends believed him to be demented at different intervals.  It is also believed that during these periods he contemplated self destruction from conversations he had with different business men in the village.  Mr. Dunshee had lived in Troy township and Lexington for the past 50 years, a number of years ago retiring from the farm and moving to Lexington.  Since that time he had held almost every elective office in the village.  He is survived by his wife, one son, Claud, and one daughter, Mrs. Samuel Cureton, both of Lexington.  Funeral arrangements have not been made.  Submitted by Dawn.  [unknown newspaper:  21 March 1918]

Dunshee, Thomas Eugene -- Funeral services for Thomas E. Dunshee will be conducted this afternoon at 2 o'clock from his late home in Lexington, and Rev. A.N. Shedd will officiate.  Burial will be made in Lexington cemetery. Submitted by Dawn.  [unknown newspaper:  22 March 1918]

Duntz, ---- -- Sandusky Twp.  A fatal accident occurred in the south part of the township last Thursday about noon.  Mr. Duntz, of Galion, drove to his farm at the above named place to show Mr. Stone some sheep which he had for sale, but in order to get to where the sheep were they had to go down quite a steep grade whereupon one of the thill straps broke allowing the buggy to run against the horse's heels causing him to kick, striking Mr. Duntz in the breast just over the heart, causing almost instant death.  Herbold's ambulance was dispatched for and was soon upon the scene of the fatality taking the remains to Mr. Duntz's late residence in Galion.  [Semi-Weekly News:  04 June 1897, Vol. 13, No. 45]

Dupre, Eddie -- Emelia, aged 10 years and Eddie, aged 2 years, children of Benedict Dupre, who resides on West Bloom Street, died as the result of diptheria.  The first named passing away Friday night and the latter Saturday night.  The funerals were held Saturday and Sunday.  [Semi-Weekly News:  17 November 1896, Vol. 12, No. 93]

Dupre, Emelia -- Emelia, aged 10 years and Eddie, aged 2 years, children of Benedict Dupre, who resides on West Bloom Street, died as the result of diptheria.  The first named passing away Friday night and the latter Saturday night.  The funerals were held Saturday and Sunday.  [Semi-Weekly News:  17 November 1896, Vol. 12, No. 93]

Dupre, Lottie -- Miss Lottie Dupre died Sunday evening at 8:00 at the home of Mr. & Mrs. Benjamin H. Patterson, 35 High street.  She was 23 years of age and the cause of her death was consumption.  She was the daughter of Benedict Dupre, of West Fifth Street.  Miss Dupre was a member of Richland Queen council No. 55, of the Daughters of Pocahontas.  Funeral services Tuesday afternoon at 2:00 at the First Lutheran church, conducted by the Rev. Dr. H.L. Wiles.  The Daughters Of Pocahontas will attend in a body and the burial will be under the auspices of that lodge.  [Mansfield News:  04 November 1901, Vol. 17, No. 209]

Duprez, ---- -- Monday.  The six-year-old son of Ben Duprez died last night of lung fever.  [Richland Shield & Banner:  09 March 1895, Vol. LXXVII, No. 43]

Depue, Mary E. -- d. 5/5/1871 of brain fever, at Mansfield, 8y, 4m;  b. Bradford Co., PA;  res. 2nd. Ward Mansfield  [Richland Co. Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Durant, Walter -- Walter P. (Dewey) Durant, one-time pro-baseball player and coach of championship winning youth teams in the area, died Monday at Mansfield General Hospital following a short illness.  Mr. Durant was 77 years old and lived at 344 West Sixth St. in Mansfield.   He was well known locally as a coach of junior baseball teams.  He managed the McVey Post junior baseball team for 35 years and held form a  junior baseball team for Bellville's American Legion Post 535.  Mr. Durant was also a member of the Legion's Fifth District Baseball Commission.  His teams were consistent district championship winners in the 1940's.     Funeral services will be Thursday (today) at 1 p.m. at the Diamond St. home of Wappner Funeral Directors, conducted by Rev. Robert Barr, pastor of St. Paul Lutheran Church, Mansfield.  Burial will be in Mansfield Memorial Park. Submitted by Dawn.  [unknown newspaper (probably Mansfield News Journal):  11 March 1976]

Durban, Mary J. -- Mrs. Mary J. Durban, mother of Thomas Durban, of this city, died Friday evening at her home in Zanesville after a long illness.  she has been seriously ill since last May.  She was 78 years old and the mother of the Hon. Frank A. Durban, a prominent Republican politician of Zanesville.  The other children are Mrs. Charles C. Williams, of Indianapolis, Mrs. E.S. Keene and Mrs. Kate Carpenter, of Zanesville.   [Mansfield News:  09 November 1901, Vol. 17, No. 214]

Durbin, Elsie B. -- Submitted by Dawn.  [Mansfield News Journal:  01 May 1977]

Durbin, Floyd -- Floyd Durbin, 90, of 174 Huron St., Bellville, died Monday morning in Peoples Hospital following a long illness.   Mr. Durbin was a lifelong resident of the Bellville area and had been employed at the Empire-Detroit Steel Co. for a number of years before his retirement.  Surviving is a brother, Clark, of Columbus.  Services were Wednesday at the Snyder Funeral Home in Bellville conducted by Mr. Forrest Wilkin.  Burial was in Bellville Cemetery.    Submitted by Dawn.  [unknown newspaper:  29 September 1977]

Durbin, Jane -- Died -- Last Saturday evening, Miss Jane Durbin, oldest daughter of John Durbin.  She was in her 33rd. year.  Her disease was consumption.  Her funeral took place at the Four Corners Church May 5, when a large concourse of people followed her remains to their last resting place.  [Ohio Liberal:  07 May 1884]

Durbin, Jehu -- Butler.  Jehu Durbin, an old resident of Jefferson Township, died Wednesday morning of general debility.  The funeral took place Thursday.  [Semi-Weekly News:  23 April 1897, Vol. 13, No. 33]

Durbin, John -- Bellville.  John Durbin died at his home three miles east of this place Wednesday morning, aged 72 years.  The funeral was held from the home Friday afternoon at 2 p.m., conducted by the Rev. J.N. Barnett.  Interment at the Four Corners cemetery.  [Semi-Weekly News:  27 April 1897, Vol. 13, No. 34]

Durbin, John -- With 102 years, 10 months and 4 days to his credit, the venerable John Durbin, of this county, closed his eyes in death yesterday morning.  He had been ailing a good deal for the past week and became seriously ill during the forty-eight hours preceding his demise, which came peacefully and happily at last.  The unwonted age to which he had attained made a conspicuous figure in Willamette Valley history, aside from the intimate relation he bore personally in the making of that history, by deed and word, through the fifty-two years of his career sent in this part of the world.  For the past four years decedent has lived at the home of Duncan Ross, a grandson-in-law, near Howell Prairie, and has moved about but little during that period, the most notable departure from this rule being the visit he made in September, 1894, to the home of his son, Solomon, three miles east of Salem, where, on the 13th. day of that month five generations of his descendants celebrated the centennial anniversary of the patriarch's birth, by a splendid reunion and banquet, in itself one of the historical incidents in the annals of Marion County.  At this great function the centenarian accomplished the extraordinary feat of beating his niece, Mrs. Farley, of Dallas, in a foot race from the front door to the gate, his success proving how well maintained was the superb physical strength that had been his through life.  John Durbin was born near Brownsville, Fayette County, Pa., on September 13, 1794 and in 1800 moved with his family to Richland County, Ohio, where in 1820, he was married to Sarah Fitting.  They lived together until about three years ago, when she, at the age of 92, passed to the other shore to await his coming.  Of this union there were ten children, Casper J., Rebecca, Fanny A., John and Sarah (twins), Solomon, Isaac and Daniel (twins), Mary J. and Ruth A.  The family moved from Ohio to Hancock County, Illinois, in 1842, but in the same year moved to Clayton County, Missouri, from which place they came to Marion County, Oregon, in the spring of 1845, where the family have prospered and multiplied ever since.  [reprinted from the Salem (OR) Weekly Statesman:  23 July 1897]

Durbin, John -- Death came suddenly to John Durbin, middle aged farmer residing south of town, when pneumonia claimed him as a victim at six o'clock last Thursday morning.  Mr. Durbin who lived alone with his father, Dow Durbin, suffered an attack of influenza last week, and in his determination to save his father brought on the pneumonia by undue exposure.  Efforts to save his life by rushing him to the Mansfield General hospital proved unavailing.  Mr. Durbin was born on September 4, 1878 on a farm near Bellville and spent his entire life in Richland County.  He lived at home and assisted his father in farming operations.  He was known as "honest John" to his many friends.  Surviving relatives are seven brothers, Leander, seriously ill in Mansfield hospital, Hanson of Toledo, Laurence of Detroit, Michigan, Omar and Floyd of Bellville, Corbet of Reedsburg and Clark of Hebron;  three sisters, Mrs. Ada Swartz of Mansfield, Mrs. Zora Ross of Bellville and Mrs. June Johnson of Dallas, Texas.  The father L.D. Durbin did not long survive the son, passing away Sunday night at 11:30 o'clock.  Funeral services were held Sunday at 1:30 P.M. at the A.A. Shafer funeral home with Rev. Joseph M. O'Morrow officiating.  Burial was made in the Four Corners cemetery between Bellville and Butler.  [unidentified newspaper:  2 April 1931]

Durbin, Leonard Dow -- Leonard Dow Durbin, aged 81 years, native of Jefferson Township, and highly respected farmer, succumbed to an attack of pneumonia on Sunday evening at 11:30 o'clock.  Death was believed to have been hastened by the shock caused from the death of his son John, the preceding Thursday.  Dow Durbin was born on a farm south of Bellville on December 10, 1849, and spent his entire life in Jefferson township.  He was the great grandson of Scott Durbin who came to Ohio as early as 1804 and settled near Bellville in 1812.  Durbin Ave. takes its name from this first ancestor of the Durbin line.  On December 23, 1875, he was married to Mary Elizabeth Teeter and to this union were born eleven children.  Mr. Durbin was engaged as a farmer throughout his entire life.  During his younger days, he acted as township trustee and supervisor and was also a member of the board of education at the Red Brush school.  He was a member of the Evangelical church at Mt. Carmel while that organization existed.  For many years he was a very active worker in the Grange, and retained his membership in that organization until his death.  He was also a stockholder in The Bellville Savings Bank.  Surviving are seven sons, Leander, seriously ill in Mansfield hospital, Hanson of Toledo, Lawrence of Detroit, Michigan, Omar and Floyd of Bellville, Corbet of Reedsburg, and Clark of Hebron;  three daughters, Mrs. Ada Swartz, of Mansfield, Mrs. Zora Ross of Bellville and Mrs. Juno Johnson of Dallas, Texas, eleven grandchildren, seven brothers, Geo. W. Durbin of Bellville, Samuel of Johnsville, Joseph J. of Kansas, Aaron of Colorado and James C. of near Butler.  Mrs. Durbin died three years ago on August 17, 1927.  A prayer service for the relatives was held at the Shafer funeral home at 1:30 o'clock on Wednesday afternoon.  Funeral services were held at 2 o'clock at the Four Corners church between Bellville and Butler, with Rev. Archibald officiating.  A quartet from the church sang "The Old Rugged Cross", "I Shall Be Satisfied" and "Lead Me Greatly On".  A.A. Shafer was in charge of arrangements.  Burial was made in the Four Corners cemetery.    [unidentified newspaper:  2 April 1931]

Durbin, Lorenzo Dow  -- Submitted by Dawn.  [Mansfield News Journal:  31 May 19__]

Durbin, Mary Nancy -- Mary Nancy Durbin, 92, formerly of rear 176 Markey St., Bellville, died last Thursday afternoon in Hillcrest Nursing Home following an extended illness.    Miss Durbin was born March 23, 1895 near Bellville to George and Elizabeth Garber Durbin.  She was a graduate of the University of Cincinnati School of Nursing.  She was a nursing instructor at New York State Islip Hospital School of Nursing.  She returned to Bellville after her retirement 30 years ago.  She was a member of the Universalist Unitarian Church of Bellville, Jefferson Grange and the Women's Christian Temperance Union.    Surviving are two nieces, Eulala Woodward of Bellville and Lepha Swank of Worthington;  two nephews, George Durbin of Bellville and Donald Durbin of Centerburg;  and a number of great-nieces and great-nephews.  Services were held Saturday afternoon in the Bellville Snyder Funeral Home by the Rev. Tom Kelley.  Burial was in Bellville Cemetery.  Submitted by Dawn.  [Mansfield News Journal:  21 May 1987]

Durbin, Myrtle "Myrta" Estelle (Garber) -- Mrs. Myrtle Garber Durbin, wife of Leander Durbin, and youngest child of Mr. and Mrs. Jehu Garber, died Saturday morning at the home of her mother, east of town.  Her malady was consumption, caused from at attack of pneumonia last winter.  Funeral services were held Monday at the residence at 2 o'clock p.m.  Interment in Bellville Cemetery.  --  [Bellville Messenger:  25 May 1906, Vol. 14, No. 17]

Durbin, Myrtle "Myrta" Estelle (Garber) -- Bellville.  Myrta Estelle Garber was born April 16, 1876, died May 19, 1906, aged 30 years, 1 month and 3 days, after an illness of 3 months duration.  She was married to Leander Durbin Oct. 21, 1903, who with her mother, three brothers and three sisters, is left to mourn her departure.  --  [Bellville Messenger:  01 June 1906, Vol. 14, No. 18]

Durbin, Nancy

Durbin, Nancy

Durbin, Nancy - 1896

Durbin, Omar -- BELLVILLE MAN DIES SATURDAY -- Omar Durbin, 60, lifelong resident of Bellville died at Mansfield Sanatorium hospital yesterday following a long illness.   Mr. Durbin is survived by his wife, Elsie, two daughters, Gifta, at home, Mrs. Lucille Shafer of Bellville, for sons, Eugene and Aaron at home, Garnet, Marion avenue road, and Elmer of Los Angeles, Cal.; two sisters, Mrs. Ada Swartz, 227 North Kentucky avenue, and Mrs. Juno Johnson, Miami, Fla.; four brothers, Hansen of Toledo, Floyd of Bellville, Corbett, Reedsburg, Clark of Berkley, and five grand children. Services will be held at the Snyder Funeral Home at 2 p.m. Tuesday in charge of Rev. Tony Conley, pastor of the Christian Church of Bellville. Burial will be in the Bellville Cemetery. Submitted by Dawn. [Mansfield News Journal: 11 August 1946]

Durbin, Sarah Jane -- Bellville.  Sarah Jane Durbin, daughter of Jehu and Nancy Durbin, died Saturday, of consumption, n her 33rd. year.  Rev. Kapp, preached the funeral discourse at the Four Corners church, Monday.  --  [Bellville Star:  08 May 1884, Vol. 7, No. 32]

Durghard, J.J. -- d. 9/7/1869 at Columbus, Ohio;  42y;  b. Pennsylvania;  cause:  consumption;  res. Mansfield  [Richland Co. Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Durr, Henry -- d. 12/12/1868 at Mansfield;  35y;  b. Richland Co.;  moulder;  white;  cause:  consumption;  res. Mansfield  [Richland County Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Dusterhoft -- *see also:  Dasterhoft

Duvall, Willie  -- Willie Duvall, the 8-year-old son of Mr. & Mrs. Frank Duvall, of East Second Street, who was hit in the abdomen with a snowball last week, died Wednesday evening at 8 o'clock.  --  [Semi-Weekly News (Mansfield):  04 March 1898, Vol. 14, No. 18]

Duygan, Michael -- Wednesday.  Michael Duygan, aged 55 years, died at 3 o'clock yesterday afternoon at Dennis O'Brien's hotel on North Main Street.  The funeral was held this afternoon from the St. Peter's Catholic church.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  25 August 1894, Vol. LXXVII, No. 15]

Dyer, ---- -- Bellville.  Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Dyer buried an infant daughter, Friday.  --  [Bellville Star:  15 January 1885, Vol. 8, No. 16]

Dyer, Annie -- bur. 2/1879 at Mansfield Cem., brain fever;  3y, 23d  [Ohio Liberal:  09 April 1879]

Dyer, Brackett

Dyer, Charles -- d. 8/13/1872 at Mansfield;  8m;  b. Mansfield;  white;  cause - brain fever;  res. Mansfield - 4th. Ward  [Richland Co. Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Dyer, Oran P.  -- Darlington.  Oran Dyer, formerly of this place, was brought here Monday for burial from his late home at Mt. Vernon.  [Butler Enterprise:  21 July 1905, Vol. 17, No. 24]

Dyer, Oran P.  -- Bangor.  O.P. Dyer, a former resident of this vicinity but a late resident of Mt. Vernon, after a prolonged illness, died Saturday morning.  The remains were brought to the Perry Church Monday, where the funeral service was conducted by the Rev. Spicer.  Interment in the Perry Cemetery.  --  [Butler Enterprise:  21 July 1905, Vol. 17, No. 24]

Dyer, Orrin P. -- On the morning of July 15, 1905, occurred the death of Bro. Orrin P. Dyer, of Mt. Vernon.  Brother Dyer had been in poor health for a year and a half and gradually grew worse and weaker until the time came when God in his wisdom seen feet to call him from this life to another.  Deceased was born in Richland Co., Ohio, Apr. 15, 1825, and at the time of his death was 80 years and 3 months old.  He is survived by 5 children -- 2 boys and 3 girls, and one granddaughter.  He was a charter member of Owl Creek Lodge No. 686, I.O.O.F., located at Waterford.  Brother Dyer, until a few recent years had resided on his farm near Bangorville, and had many friends surrounding his home.  Before the funeral left the home a few of the Odd Fellows of Mt. Vernon had a short burial ceremony.  Funeral services were conducted at the Perry Church July 17, the Rev. Spicer, of Attica, officiating.  His remains were laid to rest in the beautiful cemetery at the Perry Church.  And now we leave our deceased brother with pleasant remembrance of him and we will always try and cherish a fond memory of him.  The Lord gave and the Lord hath taken away.  Blessed be the name of the Lord.  --  [Butler Enterprise:  11 August 1905, Vol. 17, No. 27]

Dyer, S.P. -- Bellville.  Dr. S.P. Dyer, an old and highly respected citizen of this place, died Tuesday morning at 3 o'clock, aged 75 years.  Mr. Dyer has been in the practice of medicine 25 years, the treatment of cancers being his specialty.  The funeral took place at the home Wednesday afternoon, conducted by the Rev. Burkholder.  Interment in Bellville Cemetery. --  [Semi-Weekly News (Mansfield):  03 May 1898, Vol. 14, No. 38]

Dyer, Samuel -- From a private letter to Rev. Isaac Leedy we learn that Samuel B. Dyer, the oldest brother of Dr. S.P. Dyer, of Bellville, died at his residence in Tennessee, about the 14th. of last month.  The cause of his death was injuries received from a falling tree.  He employed persons to do some chopping on his farm, and he was picking brush about the tree at which they were at work, and when it fell he was in the way.  He lived about ten days after the accident.  He formerly resided in Perry Township, this county near Bangor, where he was brought up and resided the greater part of his life.  He lived a bachelor many years, but some years ago he married Mary A. Hursberger [Harsberger] and was the father of several children.  He advised his family to move to this locality after his death.  He moved to Tennessee a few years ago.  O.P. Dyer writes that the deceased, his brother, was nearly 63 years old at the time of his death, and the injuries causing his death were on the back of his head.  --  [Bellville Star:  05 April 1883, Vol. 6, No. 27]

Dyer, Sarah

Dyer, Sarah -- d. 10/27/1870 at Perry Twp.;  84y, 8m, 12d;  b. New Hampshire;  stomach problems;  res. Perry Twp.  [Richland Co. Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Dysart, ---- -- The seven-weeks-old babe of Mr. & Mrs. O.F. Dysart, who reside two miles from the city on the new state road, died Saturday and was buried this morning.  [Mansfield News Journal:  07 December 1908, p. 2]

Dysart, Caroline -- LEXINGTON -- The remains of the late Miss Caroline Dysart, former resident of this place, who died at her home in Dubuque, Ia., Wednesday, December 8, arrived at Mansfield Saturday morning and were taken to Niman's Undertaking parlors, after which they were brought to Lexington, where a short service was conducted by the Rev. Arthur T. Reasoner, of Grace Episcopal church, of Mansfield.  She leaves one brother, Rev. Dr. John Dysart.  Mrs. Charlie Miller and daughter, Mrs. Victor G. Sowers and Dr. Charles G. Brown of Mansfield, relatives of the deceased, attended the funeral.  [Richland County Leader:  17 December 1920, Vol. 2, No. 2]

Dyson, Dorothy C. -- December 27, 1902 - November 09, 2002 -- Birthplace: Crimson, Ohio; Resided In: Mansfield Ohio USA; Visitation: November 12, 2002; Service: November 12, 2002; Cemetery: Mt. Zion Cemetery. Dorothy C. Dyson, 99, of Mansfield died early Saturday morning, November 9, 2002 at Mansfield Memorial Homes following an extended illness. Mrs. Dyson was born December 27, 1902 in Crimson, Ohio and was an area resident all her life. She was a homemaker who was noted for her cooking and pie baking skills. Dorothy loved animals of all kinds and attended the First Church of the Brethren where she was in the Ladies Missionary. She is survived by two daughters and a son-in-law, Dorothy Louise Hupp and Ann and Alex Bosko, all of Mansfield; two sons and daughters-in-law, Terry and Dolores Dyson and Jack and Janet Dyson, all of Mansfield; ten grandchildren; twenty-nine great-grandchildren; four great-great grandchildren; a sister, Helen Snook Crawford of North Carolina; a sister-in-law, Anna Morgan of Mansfield; and a number of nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, Charles William and Mervilla Wagaman Snook; husband, Robert T. Dyson, whom she married July 3, 1928 and who died February 21, 1981; two brothers; one sister; one great-grandson, Christopher Smalley; and several well loved dogs. Friends may call at the Diamond Street Home of Wappner Funeral Directors, Tuesday, November 12 from 12:30-1:30 p.m. Funeral services will follow at 1:30 p.m. Burial will follow in Mt. Zion Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Richland County Humane Society. Submitted by Jack. [source not cited]

Dyson, Robert T. -- Robert T. Dyson, 84 of 59 North Street died unexpectedly Saturday morning, February 21, at home. He was born Jan. 14,1897, in Coatesville, PA , and had lived in Mansfield most of his life. Mr. Dyson retired from Empire-Detroit Steel after 44 years as a steelworker. He was a member of VFW Post 3494 and was a World War I Veteran, serving as a sergeant in the 39th Infantry, 4th Division. Surviving are his wife, Dorothy C., two sons, Howard T. of Mansfield, and Jack E. of Los Alamos, NM, two daughters Ann M. Bosko and Dorothy Hupp both of Mansfield. 10 grandchildren, seven great grand children, one great great grandchild. Friends may call at the Diamond Street Home Of Wappner Funeral Directors Monday from 7 to 9 PM. Burial will be in Mt. Zion Cemetery. Submitted by Jack. [unknown paper, circa 1981]



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