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Moats, Alva H. -- 67Y;  d. 6/12/1955 at home, Mansfield;  b. 5/6/1888 at Knox Co., OH:  h/o Iva Groff;  bur. Amity Cem., Knox Co., OH  [MNJ 6/13/1955]

Moats, Michael -- Michael Moats, who has been employed by Henry Long near Spring Grove, was kicked in the stomach Monday evening by a horse.  Dr. McArthur attended the man but he died from the effects of his injuries at 2:30 o'clock Tuesday afternoon.  Moats was about 45 years of age.  [Semi-Weekly News:  16 April 1897, Vol. 13, No. 31]

Mock, George -- d. 1872 or 1873 in Jackson Twp.;  no marital status listed;  no age listed;  no place of birth listed;  no occupation listed;  no race listed;  no cause of death listed;  no residence listed  [Richland Co. Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Mock, George -- Died, in Jackson Township, August 17, 1872, Mr. George Mock, aged 74 years, 10 months and 21 days.  The deceased was born in Lebanon Co., Penna., September 26th., 1797.  For about 25 years he resided alone in the house in which he died.  Having no relatives around him, kind neighbors, to whom he had endeared himself, gave a helping hand during his last illness, until the merciful hand of death declared relief from all his sufferings.  His mortal remains received Christian burial at the London Church last Sabbath.  [Shelby Independent News:  22 August 1872, Vol. 4, No. 43]

Mock, Mary -- Bellville.  Mrs. Mary Mock died at the home of her son, Jeremiah Mock, on South Main Street, on Friday, Sept. 9th., aged 87 years.  The funeral took place from the Disciple church at 11 a.m. on Sunday.  Service by Rev. Cliffe, interment at Ankenytown.   [Richland Shield & Banner:  17 September 1892]

Modie, Margaret -- Tuesday.  Mrs. Margaret Modie, widow of William Modie, formerly residents of this city, died at her home in Chester Township, Morrow County, Friday, March 1, 1895, aged 84 years.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  16 March 1895, Vol. LXXVII, No. 44]

Moffatt, Samuel L. -- PASSES AWAY - AREA MAN DIES AT SOLDIERS AND SAILORS HOME - Samuel L. Moffatt, 74, brother of Mrs. Rachel Bloom, 29 Central avenue, died early today at the Ohio soldiers and sailors home at Sandusky, where he was admitted recently. Mr. Moffatt was born at Lucas, O., May 24, 1872, and lived in Ganges for the past 15 years. He was a veteran of the Spanish-American War and a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars. Services will be held Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the Dye funeral home with Rev. George Beebe, of the Methodist church, officiating. Friends may call at the funeral home Sunday afternoon and evening. [(Shelby) Daily Globe: 01 June 1946, p. 1]

Moffet, Angeline -- d. 5/__/1872 at Mifflin Twp.;  single;  23y;  b. Monroe Twp.;  white;  no cause of death;  res. Monroe Township [Richland Co. Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Moffet, Urban -- FORMER RESIDENT IS DEAD AT SPRINGFIELD -- Ray Moffet, of Scholl road, received word yesterday of the death of his brother, Urban Moffet, aged 56 years, a former resident of this city which occurred at Springfield where he had resided 15 years.  Besides his wife, he is survived by a son, Guy Moffet, four brothers, Ray of this city; Loran Moffet, of Topeka, Kansas; O. F. Moffet, of Ashland and Ira Moffett, of Decatur, Ill., and two sisters, Mrs. John Agen of this city, and Mrs. Louis Brown, of Port Huron, Mich.  Funeral services will be held Saturday at 10 o’clock at his late home in Springfield, which will be attended by his brother Ray Moffet of this city. Burial will be made in Springfield cemetery. Submitted by klynn. [Mansfield News Journal: 16 September 1927, p. 28]

Moffett, Ella May -- d. 6/14/1870 at Springfield Twp., brain fever;  2y, 5m, 18d;  b. Ohio;  res. Springfield Twp. [Richland Co. Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Moffett, Laura E. -- 90Y;  d. 4/5/1954 at James Wright residence, LeRoy, OH;  b. 12/30/1863 at Wayne Co., OH  [MNJ 4/6/1954] 

Moffett, Lloyd -- Lucas.  The six-months-old child of Lloyd Moffett and wife died the 4th. inst., with brain trouble.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  21 April 1894, Vol. LXXVI, No. 49]

Moffett, Minnie Bell -- d. 8/28/1870 at Springfield Twp., brain fever;  2m, 12d;  b. Ohio;  res. Springfield Twp. [Richland Co. Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Moffit, Elizabeth (Morgan) -- Tuesday -- H.O. Pittenger today received a telegram from W.C. Moffit of Weller Township, who is at present at Ft. Worth, Texas, stating that Elizabeth Moffit, his wife, had died at that place aged 60 years. The remains will be brought home for burial. Mrs. Moffit was at Ft. Worth in search of health. She was the daughter of Simon Morgan, deceased, one of the Richland County pioneers. -- [RICHLAND SHIELD & BANNER: 14 March 1896, Vol. LXXVIII, No. 44]

Moffit, Elizebeth E. (Morgan) -- A telegram has just been received — Mrs. Elizebeth E. Moffit, nee Morgan, a wealthy lady, whose late residence is near Pavonia, and who had gone South on account of her husband’s ill health, is herself the victim of the grim reaper.  Her sister, Mrs. Frances A. McNall, of Pittsburg, is already here, summoned by telegraph.  [Bellville Independent:  12 March 1896]

Moffit, Mrs.

Moga, John -- 65y;  d. 10/4/1954 at Mary S. Tezar home, Mansfield;  b. 9/15/1889 at Romania;  resident of Mansfield for 14 years;  U.S. Army - WWI;  bur. Mansfield Cem.  [Mansfield News Journal:  04 October 1954]

Moherman, George -- Between Windsor and Ashland near the Woodhouse farm on the Mansfield Road is one of the sharpest curves of the Nypano in this section.  Where the road crosses the track an approaching train cannot be seen until it is within a few feet from the road.  At this spot one of the most distressing accidents happened last Saturday afternoon.  No. 4 east of the Nypano, which leaves here at 1:45 with Jack Pinckney engineer, struck Mr. Geo. Moherman and Mr. T. Shearer who were driving over the track.  Mr. Moherman was struck on the head and was killed instantly.  Mr. Shearer was dragged quite a distance by the train.  He sustained internal injuries which are said to be fatal.  The horse was injured and it was killed to end its suffering.  The bodies were taken to Ashland.  Mr. Moherman was of the firm of Moherman Bros., and Mr. Shearer clerked for the firm.   [Mansfield Herald:  09 December 1886]

Mohler, Blanche -- 79Y;  d. 8/28/1955 at Apostolic Christian Home (Park Ave. East, Mansfield):  b. 11/27/1875 at Morrow Co., OH;  wid/o Ira D.;  bur. Mansfield Cem.  [MNJ 8/29/1955]

Mohler, Charles A. -- bur. 4/1888 at Mansfield Cem., brain trouble;  6m  [Mansfield Herald:  31 January 1889]

Mohler, John M. -- John M. Mohler, of Glessner Avenue, the well known brick mason, who had been ill for several weeks, died Thanksgiving morning at 3 o'clock.  Funeral Sunday, Nov. 28, at 2 p.m.  The deceased was a past officer of Mansfield Lodge, Mohican Encampment and Canton Mansfield of the I.O.O.F., which organizations will attend the funeral in a body.  [Semi-Weekly News:  26 November 1897, Vol. 13, No. 95]

Mohler, John M. -- After an illness of a few weeks, John M. Mohler, a well known and highly respected citizen, died Thursday morning shortly after 2 o'clock at his home, 263 Glessner Avenue.  The deceased was born at Mechanicsburg, Pa., in 1842, and had been a resident of Mansfield since 1867.  He leaves a widow, two sons, Ira and John H., a daughter, Miss Grace B. and one grandchild.  Mr. Mohler was a brick mason and contractor by occupation and was noted not only as a skilled mechanic, but as a most industrious and energetic worker, many structures in the about the city testifying to his excellent workmanship.  One of the last works he completed was the brick work of the new Christian church, on West Fourth Street, and he was engaged upon the new Tracy & Avery building, just previous to his illness.  During the war Mr. Mohler was a member of the 11th. Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry, enlisting April 22, 1861, as a private in Co. C., for three months, Col. Thomas Seigle commanding.  He did guard and picket duty during service and was honorably discharged July 22, 1861, by reason of the expiration of the term of service.  He re-enlisted Feb. 7, 1862, as a corporal of Capt. Dorsheimer's Co. A., 107th. Regiment for three years.  He was honorably discharged at Mitchell's Station, Va., Feb. 28, 1864, to re-enlist as a veteran in same company and regiment.  Promoted to sergeant April 4, 1864.  He was captured at Weldon's railroad, Aug. 22, 1864 and taken to Libby prison;  was transferred to Belle Isle and from there to Salisbury, N.C., and re-joined his regiment March 9, 1865, and was honorably discharged under Col. Thomas F. McCoy July 13, 1865, at close of the war.  This regiment served in Robinson's division first corps, and participated at Gainesville, V., Aug. 28, 1862;  Groveton, Aug. 29;  second Bull Run, Aug. 30;  South Mountain, Md., Sept. 14;  Antietam, Sept. 17;  Fredericksburg, Dec. 13;  Chancellorsville, May 14, 1863;  Gettysburg, July 13;  Mine Run, VA., Nov. 26-30;  Spotsylvania, May 16-21, 1864;  North Ann, May 22-26;  Potspotomey, May 27-31;  Cold Harbor, June 1-12;  before Petersburg, Jan. 15, 1864 to April 2, 1865;  assault on Petersburg, June 15-19, 1864;  mine explosion, July 30;  Weldon railroad, Aug. 18-21;  Prebles's farm, Sept. 29-30;  Hatcher's Run, Oct. 27-28;  Dabney's Mills, Feb. 5-7, 1865;  Gravelly Run, March 29;  White Oak Road, March 30-31;  Five Forks, April 1 and Appomattox, April 9, 1865.  He was an active worker in the soldier organization known as the Union Veteran's Union and was a past officer in the branch of the order.  He was also an Odd Fellow and a past officer in Mansfield Lodge, Mohican Encampment and Canton Mansfield, and was lieutenant colonel of the Ohio First Regiment of the Patriarch's Militant.  Funeral services at the residence Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock, under the auspices of the Odd Fellows, all the originations of the same of which he was a member attending in a body.  [Semi-Weekly News:  30 November 1897, Vol. 13, No. 96]

Mohler, John M. -- The funeral of the late John M. Mohler occurred from the family residence on Glessner Avenue at 2 o'clock Sunday afternoon and was leargely attended by the many friends of the family and the Odd Fellows fraternity of whom about 200 were in line.  The services at the residence were conducted by the Rev. J.E. Lynn, pastor of the Christian church, and at the cemetery the beautiful burial services of the Patriarchs Militant was rendered.  Canton Mansfield, of which the deceased was a past captain and a detachment of the Canton Galion which belonged to the First Regiment, of which Col. Mohler was lieutenant colonel arrived as escort with 60 swords in line.  In the rear of the funeral car a horse was led in recognition of the rank of the deceased in the military branch of the order.  [Semi-Weekly News:  30 November 1897, Vol. 13, No. 96]

Mohn, James -- Franklin Township.  James, the bright little son of Joseph Mohn, aged two years, was buried last Friday in the beautiful cemetery of Ganges.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  18 January 1890, Vol. LXXII, No. 35]

Mohn, Joseph C. -- Franklin Township.  Joseph C. Mohn died at his residence February 19th., at 4 o'clock.  His remains were interred at the Ganges Cemetery, February 21.  Funeral services by Rev. Schulenberger, of the German Reformed Church, of which the deceased was a member.  Mr. Mohn was born in Franklin County, Penn., Dec. 19, 1813.  The deceased was married in 1838 to Hannah Truex, who was born in Bedford County, Penn., December 15, 1815.  Mr. Mohn leaves two sons and many friends to mourn his loss, Mrs. Mohn having died about two years ago.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  02 March 1889, Vol. LXXI, No. 41]

Molder, Jacob Sr. -- d. 2/--/1873 at Sharon Twp.;  about 70y of age;  married;  b. Ohio;  white;  no cause of death listed;  res. Sharon Township [Richland Co. Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Moles, Marion -- bur. 12/10/1877 at Mansfield Cem., membrane croup;  5y, 6m  [Ohio Liberal:  02 January 1878]

Molitor, Elizabeth

Molitor, Franz -- DIED -- In Mansfield, Dec. 4th., Franz Molitor, aged 77 years.  [Mansfield Herald: 11 December 1884, Vol. 35, No. 4]

Monjar, John -- d. 11/22/1872 at Shelby;  88y, 6m, 18d;  widowed;  b. Maryland;  white;  cause = old age;  res. Shelby [Richland Co. Probate Court Record of Deaths]

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

Monjar, John --  Died, November 22d., 1872, Mr. John Monjar, aged 88 years, 7 months and 8 days.  The subject of this notice was born in the State of Maryland, in the year, A.D. 1784, and in after years emigrated to Pennsylvania where he lived until 1832, when he entered a piece of land near Shelby, Ohio, and for the last 39 years, has been a resident of this county.  Although he was permitted to live a long life, his end was hastened by a pulmonary disease which caused him great pain.  We are thankful that God can perfect us, even though suffering, and amidst his intense suffering he sought for that help which cometh from above.  We sympathize with the friends in their loss which is, we trust, our gain.  - W.A. Keesy.  [Shelby Independent News:  28 November 1872, Vol. 5, No. 5]

Monn, Leonard

Monroe, ---- -- A three-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Millard Monroe, who reside at No. 95 East First Street, died Saturday night of croupous diphtheria.  Dr. R.H. Reed attended her during her illness.  [Mansfield Herald:  12 November 1885, Vol. 35, No. 52]

Monroe, Elizabeth (Maxwell) -- Mrs. Elizabeth Monroe, wife of Rev. James Monroe, of Oberlin (President of the Senate of Ohio) died suddenly on Thursday morning.  She was the daughter of Deacon Wm. Maxwell, of this city.  we have not heard the cause of her death.  [Mansfield Semi-Weekly Herald:  22 February 1862]

Monroe, Myrtle O. -- d. 11/1885, diptheria;  1y, 10m;  bur. Mansfield Cemetery  [Mansfield Herald:  07 January 1886]

Monteith, Clara (Trauger)

Monteith, Clara (Trauger) -- Shelby.  Mrs. W.S. Monteith died Sunday night at 11 o'clock and was buried Tuesday.  [Semi-Weekly News:  11 May 1897, Vol. 13, No. 38]

Monteith, Clara (Trauger) -- Plymouth.  Two very sad funerals were held Wednesday, one just a few miles south of town, the other in Shelby, both bodies being interred in our beautiful cemetery.  The first was that of Mrs. Earnest Thrush ... The second funeral was that of Mrs. William Monteith, formerly Clara Trauger, of Shelby.  She was a daughter of F.M. Trauger, an old resident of this vicinity and 18 months ago she was married to William Monteith, of Shelby, secretary and treasurer of the tube works.  He was formerly cashier of the First National Bank of Plymouth.  They began housekeeping at once in Shelby and sometime Sunday night the angel of death broke up the once happy home.  She was preceded to her home by a little babe about a week ago.  [Semi-Weekly News:  14 May 1897, Vol. 13, No. 39]

Monteith, Mary -- Plymouth.  Word has been received here of the death and burial in Bradenton Beach, Fla., of Mrs. Mary Monteith, 86.  A native of London, England, Mrs. Monteith leaves her husband, Andrew Monteith, a former Plymouth resident;  a son, Arthur of Bradenton, and a half-sister-in-law, Mrs. William Wechter, of Trux St.  [MNJ 1/25/1951]

Monteith, Mrs. Andrew -- Mrs. Andy Monteith, a former well known Plymouth lady, died at her home in Crestline, Thursday morning, at 10 o'clock, being aged 78 years.  The funeral will be held at Crestline today (Saturday) at 10 o'clock and the body will be brought here for interment at 1 o'clock.  --  [Plymouth Advertiser:  04 December 1915, Vol. 63, No. 2]

Monteith, Mrs. Andrew -- The body of Mrs. Andrew Monteith, who died at her home in Crestline last week Thursday was brought here in a special Cleveland & Southwestern car at one o'clock Saturday afternoon for interment, her death being caused by bronchial trouble, following an attack of pneumonia.  The Monteith family came from Ireland in 1864, and for a number of years the deceased lady resided in Plymouth, much honored and respected, the latter years of her life being spent with her son, William, at Crestline.  The deceased was aged 77, and is survived by three sons and three daughters.  [Plymouth Advertiser:  11 December 1915, Vol. 63, No. 3]

Montieth, John -- Frank Ferguson, of Wayne Street, received word Friday morning of the death of his father-in-law, John Montieth, at his home in Plymouth, Thursday night.  The deceased was about 65 years of age and was well known in this city.  The funeral services were held Sunday.  --  [Mansfield Semi-Weekly News:  06 December 1898, Vol. 14, No. 100]

Montis, George -- Tuesday.  George Montis, aged 67 years, died at his home, No. 43 West Johns Street, at 3 o'clock this morning.  Mr. M. was afflicted with consumption and has been ill for some time.  The deceased was a soldier in the late war and will be buried by McLaughlin Post with the honors of war.  A wife and family of children are left to mourn the loss.  The funeral will take place form the residence Thursday afternoon at 2 o'clock.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  28 March 1891, Vol. LXXIII, No. 45]

Montis, Martha -- Martha, a daughter of Mr. & Mrs. George Montis, died Saturday morning,  of consumption, after a year's illness, aged 18 years, 1 month and 11 days, and was buried Sunday at the Baldwin Cemetery.  Eld. McLeod conducted the funeral ceremonies.  --  [Bellville Star:  14 September 1882, Vol. 5, No. 50]

Montis, Mary -- Mrs. Mary Montis died Thursday morning at the home of her granddaughter, Mrs. Chas. Jessen, 32 Perry Street, at the age of 70 years and ten months.  She is survived by two sons, William Willis of this city and Cart Willis, of Olivesburg, and two daughters, Mrs. Chas. Gimble and Mrs. John Soles, of this city.  The funeral will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at the home conducted by Rev. Mr. Elswald.  [Mansfield News:  10 December 1908, p. 2]

Montgomery, Alvira -- Also, on the same day (May 22, 1871) at Macon, Mo., Mrs. Alvira Montgomery, daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Richards, in the 40th. year of her age.  She was for many years a member of the M.E. Church.  [Shelby Independent News:  08 June 1871, Vol. 3, No. 32]

Montgomery, Jonathan -- Jonathan Montgomery who recently died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Isaiah Walker, at Rochester, Ind., was for many years a prominent citizen of this county.  He was born in Jefferson County, October 5, 1801 and was over 96 years of age at the time of his death.  He came to Richland County with his parents in 1815.  Mr. Montgomery's father was the founder of Olivesburg, which was named after his daughter, Olive.  When he located on the Whetstone, it was five miles to their nearest neighbor and 14 miles to a mill or store.  Jonathan Montgomery was for a long time engaged in the mercantile business at Olivesburg and was postmaster of the town.  In 1850 he was elected county commissioner, and served the people faithfully and well.  In about 1869, his wife having died, he removed to Indiana and made his home with his daughter.  His son-in-law, Isaiah Walker, a lawyer, was also from this county, an uncle of Dr. Howard.  Although it is over 30 years since Mr. Montgomery went west, he is still remembered by the older class of our citizens.  He was an exemplary citizen, a member of the Christian church, was well read and had a well-balanced mind, and his peaceful death was in harmony with the life he had lived.  --A.J.B.  [Semi-Weekly News (Mansfield):  18 February 1898, Vol. 14, No. 14]

Montgomery, Thomas -- Thomas Montgomery, an inmate of the reformatory from Summit County, died this morning about 7 o'clock of tuberculosis.  The deceased was sent up from Summit County, May 19, 1904, on the charge of forgery.  It is claimed his parents are dead.  He may be buried in the reformatory cemetery.  [Mansfield (OH) Daily Shield:  15 February 1909]

Montis, George -- George Montis, aged 67 years, died at his house, No. 43 West Johns Street, at 3 o'clock this morning.  Mr. M. was afflicted with consumption and has been ill for some time.  The deceased was a soldier in the late war and was buried by McLaughlin Post with the honors of war.  A wife and family of children are left to mourn his loss.  The funeral took place from the residence Thursday afternoon at 2 o'clock.  [BELLVILLE INDEPENDENT:  02 April 1891, Vol. III, No. 49 as re-printed by the DAILY SHIELD]

Moody, E.J. -- DIED -- On Sunday, April 27th., 1873, Mrs. E.J. MOODY, of Jefferson Twp., Richland County, Ohio, relict of Miller Moody, aged about 48 years.  – [BELLVILLE DOLLAR WEEKLY:  02 May 1873, Vol. 2, No. 9]

Moody, I.K. -- Bellville.  A letter has been received bringing the news of the death of I.K. Moody, in Cincinnati, where he was engaged in business.  He was born in this township and lived in Bellville the greater part of his life;  was born Feb. 15, 1846, and was a son of Miller Moody.  In 1861 he enlisted and went to the front with the 59th. N.Y.V.I., and remained in the service three years;  in 1864 he re-enlisted and went in the 178th. O.V.I. and served to the end of the war.  He went to St. Joe, Mo., in September, 1865, and secured a position as a clerk in a wholesale and retail clothing establishment;  from there he went to Allegheny City, Penn., in 1867, and learned telegraphy, and followed it at the outer depot till 1870, when he moved to Gallizin, a place in the state, where he ran trains through the tunnel at that place by telegraph;  he went to Terre Haute, Ind., April, 1872, and surveyed the Middleberry Division of the C.&T.H. R.R.;  he was called home in March, 1873, by the death of his mother, and remained, engaging in the livery business till October, 1874;  he opened a shoe store in Bellville in March, 1875, and did an extensive business till April, 1880, when he moved to Upper Sandusky and became its leading business man in this line of trade, and from there went to Cincinnati.  He was the leading spirit of the Bellville Cornet Band during his stay in the village.  His death occurred on Tuesday morning, and the burial will take place Friday, but at what place is not now known.  --  [Bellville Star:  01 January 1885, Vol. 8, No. 14]

Moon, Cora B. -- ??;  wid/o John;  d. 5/31/1955 at People's Hosp., Mansfield (heart attack);  b. 7/1879 at Meeker, OH  [MNJ 5/31/1955]

Moon, Edward -- Edward Moon, a young man 18 years of age, met with a very sudden death Thursday morning about 10:30 o'clock while plowing on the Dr. Jones farm three miles north of the city.  For the past four years he has been working for W.S. Etzwiler, the tenant on the Jones farm, Mr. Etzwiler having taken Moon from the Ashland County Infirmary and the young man has been with him ever since.  Moon was engaged in plowing in one of the fields of the farm.  He was sitting on a sulky plow which was pulled by three horses.  A few minutes before the fatality occurred Mr. Etzwiler had been in the field working near Moon but had gone to the house for something.  While he was gone the accident occurred.  While the horses were turning at a corner of the field, they became tangled up and one of the animals fell on top of Moo.  The horses all fell and were unable to get up until a man named Crall, who lives near, saw the trouble and came to the rescue.  It seems that Moon was gasping when Crall arrived and when Etzwiler arrived a little later the unfortunate young man was dead.  The body was removed to the farm house.  Mr. Etzwiler came into the city Thursday afternoon and informed the infirmary directors of the death, and the Ashland County directors were in turn notified.  Mr. Etzwiler does not know whether or not the young man has relatives living.  It is thought that Moon was in the Ashland County infirmary several years before Etzwiler took him.  [Semi-Weekly News:  28 May 1897, Vol. 13, No. 43]

Moon, Edward -- The body of Edward Moon, who met with a fatal accident Thursday while at work on the Dr. Jones farm, north of the city, was taken to Ashland Thursday afternoon for burial.  [Semi-Weekly News:  01 June 1897, Vol. 13, No. 44]

Moon, Mary -- Mrs. Mary Moon, wife of Charles Moon, died Thursday at her home near Shelby.  She was 32 years old and had been sick with consumption for eight weeks.  She made all arrangements for her funeral, selecting her text and the minister to conduct the funeral.  She requested that her four brothers act as her pall bearers.  The funeral will be held at the home Saturday at 1 p.m. conducted by Rev. O.J. Coby.  [Mansfield Daily Shield:  25 October 1907, p. 1]

Moon, William B. -- d. 10/4/1867 at Johnsville, TN;  1m, 6d;  b. Johnsville, TN;  white;  cause:  lung fever;  res. Johnsville, TN  [Richland Co. Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Moon, William L. -- Shelby. William Levi Moon, 79, a resident of Shelby and the area died Saturday at 1 p.m. in The Hillcrest Rest Home near Bellville. Surviving are a brother, Louis, of Tiro; also several nieces and nephews. Services will be held in the Barkdull Funeral home Tuesday at 10 a.m. Dr. J. A. Scott will officiate and burial will be in Greenlawn Cemetery, Plymouth. Friends may call at the Funeral Home any time. Submitted by Linda and Shirley. [Mansfield News Journal: 20 December 1954, p. 11]

Moor, James -- Wolff Ridge.  James Moor was born Sept. 10, 1854;  died Sept. 8, 1898, aged 43 years, 1 month and 28 days.  He leaves a wife, mother and one brother to mourn his loss.  Funeral Friday afternoon.  Interment at the Marlow Cemetery.  --  [Mansfield Semi-Weekly News:  13 September 1898, Vol. 14, No. 76]

Moor, Washington -- Died in Mansfield on 28 August 1823, Washington, son of James Moor, age between 11 and 12 months.  [Mansfield Gazette:  28 August 1823.  From Abstracts of Richland County, Ohio Taken From Mansfield Gazette, Vol. 1, 1823 - 7/7/1825.  Compiled by Mary Jane Armstrong Henney]

Moore, ---- -- The infant son of Mr. & Mrs. Charles Moore, of 25 Augustine avenue, born Monday, died this afternoon and was buried at 4:00.  [Mansfield News:  31 December 1901, Vol. 17, No. 256]

Moore, ---- -- d. --/13/1868 at Madison Twp.;  stillborn;  b. Madison Twp.;  c/o Adam & Rosina Moore;  white;  cause:  premature birth;  res. Madison Twp.  [Richland County Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Moore, Aaron Benton -- BELLVILLE -- Aaron Benton Moore died at his home in Mt. Vernon, Sunday evening. Heart trouble was thought to be the cause of death. Mr. Moore was born in Bangorville on July 10, 1842. The funeral services were held at the residence on Tuesday afternoon and burial as in the Mound View Cemetery. [RICHLAND COUNTY LEADER (Bellville): 27 January 1922, Vol. 3, No. 7]

Moore, Albert --Albert Moore, one of the best known farmers of Bloominggrove Township, died early Saturday morning at Lakeside Hospital, Cleveland, where he was taken Friday afternoon for an operation for appendicitis.  Mr. Moore took suddenly ill with the disease while raking hay on his farm Thursday morning at 10 o'clock.  The deceased was born on a farm in Plymouth Township and was aged about 68 years.  --  [Plymouth Advertiser:  18 July 1914, Vol. 61, No. 35]

Moore, Albert -- Albert Moore, 71 years old, life-long resident of Shelby, died at his home in Shelby Friday evening, after a brief illness with pneumonia.  He was identified with many Shelby industries, and was at one time in the U.S. Customs Office at Cincinnati (OH).  Several years ago he was stricken with paralysis and has been living more or less of a retired life.  He was a Civil War veteran.  Six children and 13 grandchildren survive him.  Funeral services were held this morning.  [Mansfield News:  28 October 1918]

Moore, Alice M. -- Mrs. Alice M. Moore, 58, of 863 Grace St., widow of Thomas G. Moore, died Sunday in Mansfield General Hospital.  She was born July 28, 1920, in Newville and lived in this area all her life. Mrs. Moore was a former cook for Oak Park Tavern. She was a member of the American Legion Post 16 Auxiliary. Surviving are four sons: Thomas L., Ronald B., Glenn E., all of Mansfield, and Larry D. of Houston, Texas; one daughter, Mrs. Jack (Judith Ann) McDevitt of Mansfield; 10 grandchildren; one great-grandson; her mother, Mrs. Harry (Arla) Bowman of Mansfield; three brothers, Cecil and Paul Bowman of Mansfield and Virgil Bowman of Lehighton, Pa.; and two sisters, Donna Bowman and Mrs. Walter Bietz, both of Mansfield.  Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 1 p.m. at the Diamond Street Home of Wappner Funeral Directors by Pastor Larry Collins of the First Church of God. Burial will be in the Lantz Cemetery.  Friends may call at the funeral home Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Submitted by Linda and Shirley. [Mansfield News-Journal: 5 March 1979]

Moore, Annie D. -- bur. 8/1886 at Mansfield Cem., heart disease;  86y, 3m, 18d  [Mansfield Herald:  21 October 1886]

Moore, Charles Lauren -- Charles Lauren Moore was born February 19, 1856 at Wheeling, Ind.  He was a descendant of a brother of Tom Moore, the Irish poet and a son of Dr. Addison and Nancy Kirley Moore.  While very young, he showed an intense interest in vocal music.  There was no music in the public schools in those days but he attended every singing school he could reach.  Soon he was conducting singing schools and concertizing, traveling for many years with the Leslie Concert Company as tenor soloist.  Later he was a pioneer in the field of public school music.  He taught in the public schools of Winchester, Indiana;  Marion, Ohio and Champaign, Illinois.  In Champaign he taught for fifteen years and taught in towns surrounding the city for ten years more.  While living in Champaign, he was a member of the First Methodist Church where he conducted the music in the Sunday School.  In 1926 he joined the Butler Methodist church.  When he retired, he moved to a small farm near Butler.  He still maintained his interest in music.  He and his good friend J.S. Garber sang duets at funerals, revivals and religious conventions over most of Richland County until a few years ago.   He was well known as a composer of hymns and songs for schools.  In collaboration with three of his brothers, all of whom were music teachers, he wrote the music book "The Regulus" and later wrote "Musical Gems" with his brother Marcellus.  This book is still in use among teachers in Illinois who knew him well because he taught in county institutes all over the state.  His books of religious songs include "Golden Thoughts in Song" written with J.F. King and "Echoes of Redemption" with Rev. F.S. Robinson.  While teaching in Marion he married Georgianna Wilson of Agosta, Ohio, who survives him together with their two daughters, Mrs. Gilbert S. Severson of Bellville and Mrs. Wade Wise of Mansfield and one grand daughter, Emily Marianna Severson.  Mr. & Mrs. Moore recently celebrated their fifty-sixth wedding anniversary.  [Bellville Star:  10 September 1942]

Moore, Charles Loren -- Butler.  Charles Loren Moore, 86, died today at 7:30 am. at his home near Butler after a short illness.  A resident of Butler for 18 years.  Mr. Moore and his wife observed the 56th. anniversary of their wedding August 4.  Before coming to Butler he was supervisor of music in the public schools of Champaign, Ill. for 25 years and was the composer of four books of music.  His is survived by his widow, Georgia Anna, two daughters, Mrs. Gilbert Severson of Bellville, and Mrs. Wade Wise of Mansfield, and one granddaughter, Emily Severson.  Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at the George Funeral home in Butler, conducted by Rev. W.A. Hewitt of the Butler Methodist church.  Burial will be in Bellville Cemetery.  [unidentified newspaper:  26 August 1942]

Moore, Clio -- Clio Edward Moore, 60, died Sunday evening at the Richland County Home. Mr. Moore was born in Knoxville, Tenn., Nov. 1, 1909 and was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church and the Holy Name Society Council of Catholic Men. There are no known survivors. Friends may call at the Gieger-Herlihy Funeral Home this evening. Funeral High Mass will be offered by the Rev. Roger Bonifas at St. Mary's Catholic Church Tuesday morning at 9. Burial will be in Mansfield Catholic Cemetery. Submitted by Linda and Shirley. Typed by Georgia. [Mansfield News Journal - Monday, June 29, 1970]

Moore, Conner -- 73Y;  d. 2/11/1955 at home, Mansfield;  b. 1/22/1882 at Vanceburg, KY;  h/o Eva Caudill;  bur. Mansfield Cem.  [MNJ 2/11/1955 & 2/13/1955]

Moore, David Franklin -- 76Y;  d. 5/9/1954 at Shelby Mem. Hosp. - heart attack;  b. 1/12/1878 at Huron Co., OH;  bur. Maple Grove Cem., New Haven, OH  [MNJ 5/10/1954]

Moore, Dora – Dora Moore was born March 15, 1879. She was united in marriage to Rolla Boggs March 16, 1896. To this union two sons were born. Mrs. Boggs became a member of the Christian church at Shenandoah at the age of 10 years, under Rev. Kemp. She was deprived the privilege of attending services on account of poor health. She was a great sufferer but complained but very little. She is survived by a husband, one son, father, mother, four sisters, four brothers and a large circle of friends. At the time of her death Mrs. Boggs was 26 years and 1 month old. [Mansfield Daily Shield, 19 April 1905, p. 2]

Moore, Edith -- bur. 7/1886 at Mansfield Cem., brain fever;  11m  [Mansfield Herald:  21 October 1886]

Moore, Eva Hoggmer Bennett --- Mrs. Eva Moore, formerly of this city, but has been employed at M.R. Slocum's music store in the Arcade at Cleveland for some time, died at the Cha---- Hospital about 5 o'clock.  She had been ill with appendicitis and p------ and an operation was performed lat Wednesday at the hospital, to which she had been taken.  The body was brought here Monday afternoon from Cleveland by H.H. Beelman and removed to the home of Mrs. Moore's parents, Mr. & Mrs. Charles Kennedy, on West Second street.  Mrs. Moore's maiden name was Miss Eva Hoggmer and she was born Jan. 23, 1871.  She was twice married, her first husband being Garfield G. Bennett and her second Edward Moore of Ashland.  She leaves one daughter, Lucile Bennett.  Funeral services at the home of Mr. & Mrs. Kennedy, Wednesday morning at 10 o'clock, conducted by the Rev. Charles Lemoine.   The body of her son Raymond who died a few weeks ago, has been in the vault and interment of mother and son will follow the services.  [Mansfield News:  03 September 1901, Vol. 17, No. 156]

Moore, F.M. -- Died, At his home south of town, on Tuesday, October 19th., F.M. Moore, in the 57th. year of his age.  The funeral took place on Wednesday and was conducted by Rev. A.S. Moffit, of Fredericktown.  --  [Bellville Star:  27 October 1887, Vol. 11, No. 5]

Moore, Freddie

Moore, Garnet -- d. 9/24/1912;  res. Bloominggrove Twp.;  bur. Mt. Pleasant Cem. (north of Shelby);  body exhumed Jan. 1913 to be re-examined to find bullet in skull  [Mansfield Shield:  13 January 1913]

Moore, George Wesley -- 54Y;  d. 8/20/1955 at Prescott, AZ;  b. 11/26/1900 at Mansfield  [MNJ 8/23/1955]

Moore, Harold Eugene -- d. 7/25/1954 at Peoples' Hosp., Mansfield;  b. 8/25/1929 at Olive  Hill, KY;  came to Mansfield approx. 1947;  h/o Helen Stutz;  bur. Ashland Cemetery  [MNJ 7/26/1954]

Moore, Katie

Moore, John -- John Moore died at 8:00 Wednesday evening at the residence on West Third street.  Funeral arrangements have not yet been made.  [Mansfield Herald:  16 October 1890, Vol. 40, No. 48]

Moore, John A. -- Captain John A. Moore died at his residence on West Third Street last evening at 8 o'clock.  He had been ailing for some time with throat and lung trouble, which finally caused his death.  Mr. Moore was born in Carlisle, Pa., August 1st., 1835, and consequently was 55 years, 2 months and 7 days old at the time of his death.  He moved to Mansfield with his parents Nov. 1st., 1849.  His parents leaving here in 1853, he remained until several years before the rebellion, when he went south, remaining there until the breaking out of the war.  He returned to Mansfield and enlisted in the Third Ohio Cavalry, serving faithfully until the expiration of his time.  After the war he removed to Salem, Ohio, where he remained until 1876, when he came back to Mansfield and has been in the employ of the A.-T. company as one of their most trusted and honored foremen ever since.  In 1870 he married Miss Harriet Stott of Stark County, who survives him.  They have had no children.  He leaves a wife and sister, Mrs. Joel Sayre, of 95 North Main Street.  Capt. Moore was a member of the I.O.O.F., holding his membership at Salem.  He was also a member of Pearl Lodge, K. of H., of this city.  He was a director in the A.-T. benefit association and that organization and other employees of the company will have charge of the funeral, which will occur from his late residence, Friday afternoon, at 3 o'clock, Rev. J.W. Hubbell officiating.  The deceased was a gentleman of many popular qualities and his friends numbered all those with whom he became acquainted.  He was of a genial, warm nature, a pleasant talker, an earnest Republican, a brave soldier in war and a respected and honored citizen.  The A.-T. Co. lose, in his death, a valuable man and a good mechanic.  For a number of years himself and his wife resided at the St. James Hotel, but within a few years he erected a residence on West Third Street where he died.  --  [11 October 1890, Vol. LXXIII, No. 21]

Moore, John M. -- John M. Moore, for 42 years a resident of Richland county, died Friday morning at his home on South Huron street.  He was 74 years of age, and his death was due to the infirmities of his advanced years.  Mr. Moore served his country in the civil war.  He was born near Canfield, Ohio.  Most of his life was spent as a blacksmith.  The surviving members of the family are the widow and three children, as follows:  D.W. Moore of Mansfield, J.B. Moore of Cleveland, and Mrs. Clarence Sooy of Strongfield, O.  Arrangements for the funeral services had not been completed at noon today.  Rev. Frye will officiate and interment will be in Mansfield cemetery.  [Richland County Leader:  19 November 1920, Vol. 1, No. 50]

Moore, Josiah -- Bellville.  Josiah Moore, an old and much respected citizen of this community, died, very suddenly, Tuesday.  --  [Bellville Star:  20 November 1883, Vol. 7, No. 9]

Moore, Lizzie -- Shelby.  Miss Lizzie Moore, aged 20 years, died Sunday of fever.  Funeral Tuesday at 2 p.m.  [Semi-Weekly News:  17 August 1897, Vol. 13, No. 66]

Moore, Mary

Moore, Mary -- Mrs. Mary Moore, widow of William Moore, and a resident of this County for nearly sixty years, died at her home west of Lexington, on the 9th. inst., in the 83rd. year of her age.  Rev. Anderson, of this place, a friend of the family for twenty-five years, conducted the funeral service at her late home on the 11th. inst.  She was a member of the Presbyterian church since 1845, and leaves four sons and two daughters.  The pioneer mothers are going from their labors to their rest.  "She hath done what she could."  --  [Bellville Star:  17 May 1883, Vol. 6, No. 33]

Moore, Mary E. --- Shelby--Mrs. Mary E. Moore, 72, of 77 Parkwood Dr. died in Shelby Memorial Hospital Tuesday evening after an extended illness.    Mrs.  Moore was born in Norwalk, March 28, 1907, and had lived in Shelby for the past nine years.  Previously she lived in Plymouth.   She is survived by one son, Harold of Shelby; one step-son, Walter DeWitt of Plymouth; two daughters, Mrs. Glenda Sexton, with whom she made her home and Mrs. Richard (Carolyn) Vorase of Williamsport; one step-daughter, Mrs. Jacque (Doris) Volk of Shelby; one brother, Louis Reilly of Toledo; one sister, Mrs. Joseph (Bertha) Montry of Gainsville, Texas; eight grandchildren; five step-grandchildren and eight step-great-grandchildren.   Services will be held in the Dye-Hall Funeral Home Friday at 2 p.m. by the Rev. James L. Lumadue.  Burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery, New Haven.   Friends may call Thursday afternoon and evening.  Submitted by Linda and Shirley--typed by Dina--[Mansfield News Journal--pg 15--May 23, 1979]

Moore, Mary E. -- bur. 8/4/1876 at Mansfield Cem.;  42y;  res. Mansfield  [Richland Shield & Banner:  13 January 1877]

Moore, Mary Frances -- Plymouth---Mary Frances Moore, 92, died Friday in Hillside Acres Nursing Home, Willard, after a lengthy illness.   Born Feb. 28, 1897, in Plymouth, where she lived most of her life, Mrs. Moore was a housewife, member of St. Joseph Catholic Church and American Legion Auxiliary.   Surviving are a daughter, Evelyn Rehm of Bucyrus; two sons, Richard Moore of Monroeville and Joseph Moore of Bexley; 11 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren, and a sister, Elizabeth Easterlin of Willard.   Her husband, Clinton Moore, died in 1976.   There will be no calling hours.   Services will be held Monday at 11 a.m. in St. Joseph Catholic Church by the (incomplete)  Submitted by Linda and Shirley--typed by Dina--[Mansfield News Journal--pg 11--Feb. 25, 1990]

Moore, Mrs. John M. -- Monday.  Mrs. John M. Moore, aged 45 years, died at the home of her husband on Orchard Street, at 11 o'clock Saturday evening.  Death was the result of blood poisoning.  The funeral took place from the residence at 2 o'clock this afternoon.   [Richland Shield & Banner:  04 February 1893]

Moore, Mrs. Robert -- Mrs. Robert Moore, widow of the late Sheriff, died of consumption on Friday last and her remains consigned to their last resting place in the Mansfield Cemetery on Sabbath last.  [Richland Shield & Banner:  12 August 1876]

Moore, Mrs. W.H. -- Mrs. W.H. Gennet, of West Third Street, received a telegram from Watertown, N.Y., Tuesday evening, announcing the death of Mr. Gennet's sister, Mrs. W.H. Moore.  Mr. Gennet left Tuesday morning for her bedside.  [Mansfield News:  31 August 1899]

Moore, Robert -- Sheriff (Robert) Moore died on Sunday afternoon at 3 o'clock.  Dr. Race, Coroner, acts as Sheriff.  [Shelby Independent News:  03 July 1873, Vol. 5, No. 36]

Moore, Rosina -- bur. 11/8/1879 at Mansfield Cem., 44y;  kidney disease   [Richland Shield & Banner: 10 January 1880]

Moore, Samuel -- Independence.  Samuel Moore, the aged father of Uriah Moore, died Sunday afternoon and was buried at Ankneytown Tuesday, Rev. Henry Keller preached the funeral.  --  [Bellville Star:  21 January 1886, Vol. 9, No. 17]

Moore, Thomas -- Shelby.  Thomas Moore, aged about 70 years, died Wednesday of pneumonia at his home north of town.  Funeral Friday at Mt. Pleasant church.  --  [Semi-Weekly News (Mansfield):  04 February 1898, Vol. 14, No. 10]

Moore, Thomas -- Bellville.  Thomas Moore died at his residence in this place at 10 o'clock Monday morning, Dec. 18th., and the funeral took place on Wednesday from the M.E. Church at 2 o'clock p.m., Rev. Brush conducting the ceremonies, assisted by Rev. W.W. Anderson.  His age was 56 years, 3 months and 23 days.  The deceased was born in Knox County, this state, in the year 1826, and spent his boyhood days on a farm.  When 21 years old he left the parental roof and came to Bellville and learned the tailor trade.  A few years later he was married to Rachel LeFevre, who with two daughters, survive him.  Mr. M. went to California shortly after marriage and remained 18 months.  On leaving that state he returned to Bellville, which he afterwards made his home.  He was engaged in the livery business at the time the Civil War broke out, and in 1864 enlisted in the army for one year, receiving an honorable discharge at Charlotte, N.C., June 29th., 1865.  He came home from the service in defense of his country somewhat broken down and disturbed in mind.  From this condition he never rallied, and his life forces wasted away.  Kidney affection, is assigned as the immediate cause of his death.  Mr. Moore was an active, upright citizen in his younger days, commanding the respect and esteem of his fellow men.  --  [Bellville Star:  14 December 1882, Vol. 6, No. 11]

Moore, Wilbert 

Moore, William -- Bellville.  Wm. Moore a former resident of this place died suddenly at his home in Mt. Vernon, on Tuesday.  The funeral will take place on Thursday.  [Bellville Star:  28 March 1889, Vol. 12, No. 26]

Moore, Willis H. -- North Side Citizen Succumbs to Stroke of Paralysis During Night -- Willis Hiram Moore, aged 74 years, husband of Caroline Caton Moore, died very suddenly Sunday morning at his home 117 Grant Street.  Although not in the best of health for some time his condition was not at all alarming but early Sunday morning he passed away and was discovered dead by his wife.  Coroner W. E. Young was summoned and after making an examination of the body decided that death was due to a stroke of paralysis.  The body was removed to the Finefrock mortuary for burial preparations and later taken to the home of his daughter, Mrs. Harry M. Walters, 329 North Mulberry Street where funeral services in charge of Rev. R. S. Barnard of the Brethren church will be held Tuesday afternoon at 3 o'clock.  Burial will be made in Shelby cemetery.  Mr. Moore was born in Ashland County, January 9, 1852 and at an early age moved with his parents to a farm on the North Main Street road where he lived for many years.  About five years ago he and Mrs. Moore moved to the city where he has since resided.  For several years he has been janitor of the Bowman Street school building.  Besides his wife, he is survived by four sons, Harry Moore and John Moore of Detroit, Samuel J. Moore of East Mansfield, Clifford Moore of Lucas; four daughters, Mrs. Samuel Bloom, Mrs. Jesse Myers, Mrs, H. M. Walters and Mrs. Clifford Young all of this city; one brother, John Moore of Weller township; and one sister, Mrs. Cora Mercer of Kansas.  He was a member of the First Christian church for many years.  Submitted by Greg.  [Mansfield News Journal:  24 May 1926]

Moorehead, P.B. -- P.B. Moorehead, engineer at the electric street car station, died suddenly of heart disease while at work Sunday morning at about half past four at the age of 55.  The remains will be taken to Crestline for interment today, accompanied by about 40 of the M.M.W. Mutual Benefit Association, of which he was a member.  About two o'clock Sunday morning Morehead felt ill and sent for is assistant, Geo. Printup, who, however, did not arrive till about 4, after which the latter found it necessary to remove Moorehead to a couch in the office where he died.  [Mansfield Herald:  04 April 1889]

Moorehouse, Thomas -- It is with sincere regret that the SHIELD this morning announces the death of Thomas Moorehouse, who died at 5 o'clock last evening.  Mr. Moorehouse was taken sick with malarial fever about four weeks ago, but it was only a few days since that he took to his bed.  His death last night, therefore, is a surprise to his friends.  The funeral will take place from his late residents in the Hedges' Building at the corner of Diamond and North Park Streets, at 2 o'clock on Monday afternoon.  A wife and four children survive the deceased, all of whom reside in this city and Richland County:  George Moorehouse, of this city;  Charles, Misses Sarah and Emma, who reside at the old homestead on the Marion Road.  Mr. Moorehouse was born 76 years ago at Bilham, Yorkshire, England, and came to America in 1854.  He located on a farm three and a half miles southwest of this city.  He was married to Miss Eliza Downend at Bilham, but she died in 1876 and twelve years ago he was married to Mrs. Margaret Hull.  [Richland Shield & Banner:  30 September 1893, Vol. LXXVI, No. 19]

Moores, Elmira (Olin) -- Mrs. Elmira (Olin) Moores, after four months illness, died at her home at Bryan, Ohio, Friday, Feb. 13, 1903.  She was born in Bellville, Jan. 1, 1842, and was aged 61 years.  [Bellville Messenger:  26 February 1903, Vol. 11, No. 8 as reprinted from the Bryan Democrat]

Moores, Mary E. Calder -- d. 1/11/1954 at Mansfield Gen. Hosp.;  b. 9/4/1858 at Richland Co.;  wid/o Alfred B. (a drummer boy in the Civil War)  [MNJ 1/11/1954]

Moorhead, James -- A man named James Moorhead was killed by a train on the B. & O. road near Shelby, on Monday night.  He was walking by the track in an intoxicated condition, and as the train approached him, he fell on the track and was killed.  Indict the fellow who sold him the whisky that made him drunk.   [Ohio Liberal:  07 December 1881]

Moorhead, James -- Mr. James Moorhead, a farmer residing about two miles southwest of Mansfield on the Lexington Road, died Friday afternoon, aged over 60.  The funeral will take place on Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock.  Interment in Mansfield Cemetery.  [Mansfield Herald:  10 June 1886]

Moorhead, James -- bur. 6/1886 at Mansfield Cem., inflammation of the stomach;  59y  [Mansfield Herald:  15 July 1886]

Moorhead, Robert -- Mr. Moorhead, the father of the late James Moorhead, Phineas B. Moorhead and Mrs. Clarissa Courtright, is dead.  He was nearly one hundred years old.  [Mansfield Herald:  10 June 1886]

Moorhead, Robert -- Mr. Robert Moorhead was brought here for burial from Marion (OH) yesterday.  The deceased was 97 years of age and a former resident of this city.  [Mansfield Herald:  10 June 1886]

Moorhouse, Eliza -- bur. 5/1/1876 at Mansfield Cem.;  60y;  res. Springfield Twp.  [Richland Shield & Banner:  13 January 1877]

Moorhouse, Margaret "Aunty" (Baggs) Hull -- "Aunty" Hull Moorhouse, one of the best known women in Mansfield, is dead.  About three weeks ago Mrs. Moorhouse left for Grand Rapids, Mich., to visit with Mrs. Sadie R. Miller, who formerly lived here.  It was expected that Mrs. Moorhouse would return home here on Tuesday, but Sunday night George Cox received a telegram stating that the old lady had died suddenly.  No funeral arrangements will be made until Mrs. Rush Field, of Ocean Springs, Minn., is heard from.  Mrs. Field's husband was formerly landlord of the old Wiler house.  Mrs. Moorhouse's maiden name was Margaret Baggs and she was born in Washington County, Pa., 88 years ago, came to Ohio with her parents in 1822 and settled in Cadiz, which place was her home until her marriage with George Hull in 1836.  Mr. Hull died in 1879, and tow years later the widow married Thomas Moorhouse, father of George Moorhouse, the attorney.  Mr. Moorhouse died in 1893 and being again a widow Mrs. Moorhouse was often called "Aunty" Hull the name she was known by for so many years.  "Aunty" Moorhouse was of the Methodist faith and was a devout member of that denomination for many years.  For nearly 65 years she catered to the public as landlady and manager of a hotel or boarding house.  For many years she was in charge of a boarding house on the site of what is now the Purdy block.  Mr. and Mrs. Hull came to Mansfield in 1838, landed at the Teegarden -- now the Vonhof -- and soon afterwards bought the Pugh house, where the Masonic Temple now stands, changed the name of the hotel to the Pennsylvania house which they conducted successfully for a number of years.  In the spring of 1851, they leased what was known as the bank building, opposite the old "North American" and there kept boarding house for 27 years.  [Bellville Messenger:  09 July 1903, Vol. 11, No. 27 as reprinted from the Mansfield News]

Morehead, ---- -- d. 4/25/1870 at Washington Twp.;  1d;  b. Washington Twp.;  c/o Jas. B. & Margaret (McCollum) Morehead;  res. Washington Twp.;  reported by Margaret Morehead [Richland Co. Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Morehead, Calvin -- Calvin Morehead died Saturday morning at his home, three miles east of the city, after a lingering illness of about two years.  He was about 65 years old and has always lived in Mifflin Township, having been born only a short distance from where he died.  The deceased was one of Richland County's foremost citizens and was a life-long democrat and an ardent admirer of the Shield & Banner, which paper he has read all his life.  He was considered quite wealthy and was the owner of two of the finest farms in the county.  He leaves a wife and two daughters, both of whom are married.  The funeral will occur on Monday morning at 10 o'clock and the burial will take place at Windsor Cemetery.  Mr. Morehead was a man who enjoyed the respect of all who knew him.  He was a member of the Presbyterian Church of this city, and the funeral services will be conducted by the pastor, Rev. D.J. Meese.  [Richland Shield & Banner:  27 July 1889, Vol. LXXII, No. 10]

Morehead, Mrs. Robert -- Mrs. Robert Morehead, a former resident of this city, died Saturday at Marion, where she had resided for the past 15 years.  Interment in the Mansfield cemetery, Monday, July 19, upon the arrival of the Erie train at 2:10 p.m.  [Semi-Weekly News:  20 July 1897, Vol. 13, No. 58]

Morehead, Phineas -- About 2 o'clock yesterday morning Phineas Morehead, chief engineer at the street car station, sent for the day man, Geo. Printup, to come on duty, as he was not feeling well.  Printup did not arrive until nearly 4 o'clock, when Morehead told him that his heart troubled him.  He gradually grew worse until it became necessary to move him from the engine room.  He was taken to the office and laid on a couch.  About half an hour after this he expired.  The deceased had been troubled with heart disease for a number of years and it was this that caused his death.  Later in the day the remains were taken to J.A. Niman's undertaking establishment, while in the meantime Superintendent Jno. F. Gay notified the wife and children that their husband and father was no more.  In the afternoon the remains were removed to his home on Lexington Avenue, at which place the funeral services will be held tomorrow at 10 o'clock and the remains will be taken to Crestline for burial.  Phineas Morehead was about 55 years old and has four children.  One daughter is living at Denver, Col.  He was a practical engineer and was the first man to run an electric light engine in Mansfield.  When the street cars first began running, he took charge of the engine at the station.  He did not remain long, however, but went to the Mansfield Machine Works, which institution had employed him before and was glad to see him return.  On March 20th. the Street Car Company was without a chief engineer and lost no time in securing Mr. Morehead, who had only worked there a few days when death came.  Mr. Morehead was a member of the Mansfield Machine Works Relief Association and that body will turn out at his funeral.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  06 April 1889, Vol. LXXI, No. 46]

Morehead, Rebecca -- Died, on Monday, January 12th., 1874, Mrs. Rebecca Morehead, wife of Jedediah Morehead, aged 71 years, 1 month and 2 days.  Mrs. Morehead came to Ohio as early as 1816 from Virginia, and was one of our pioneers.  [Shelby Independent News:  15 January 1874, Vol. 6, No. 12]

Morehead, Rebecca -- A Sketch of a Settler of 1816.  Mrs. Rebecca Morehead, wife of Jedediah Morehead, departed this life, January 12th., 1874, aged about seventy years.  Her funeral took place on the 13th., attended by her children and friends.  Services were conducted by Rev. D.I. Foust.  She left nine children, an aged husband, and many neighbors and friends to mourn her departure.  She was a member of the Dunkard Church for several years, though for a few years past she could not attend on account of age and feeble health, and died in the triumph of a living faith in her Savior desiring, as she said, to depart and be with Him.  Mother Morehead was born near Old Town on the Potomac, in West Virginia, in 1803, moved to Richland County, Ohio, in 1816, and was married April 7th., 1822, living with her husband nearly fifty-two years, and upon the farm where she died over forty years.  She was a kind and affectionate mother to her children and to her husband a faithful wife.  Many a weary hungry traveler did she feed, and even an Indian was not turned from her door without refreshment when asked. -- C.S.M.  [Shelby Independent News:  05 February 1874, Vol. 6, No. 15]

Morehead, Robert -- bur. 6/1886 at Mansfield Cem., 96y;  paralysis  [Mansfield Herald:  15 July 1886]

Mores, Allie A. -- bur. 3/30/1875 at Mansfield Cem.;  21y  [Richland Shield & Banner:  15 January 1876]

Morfoot, ---- -- DIED -- At Plymouth, Jan. 19, Mrs. R. Morfoot, aged 77 years.  [Mansfield Herald:  31 January 1884, Vol. 34, No. 11]

Morfoot, Robert -- DIED -- At Plymouth, Feb. 23d., Mr. Robert Morfoot, aged 82 years and 8 days.  [Mansfield Herald:  06 March 1884]

Morford, Jane -- 83Y;  d. 5/10/1956 at Rosemont Nursing Home;  b. 12/11/1872 at Ontario, Canada;  Came to Mansfield from Michigan three years ago;  wid/o Edwin A.;  bur. illegible  [MNJ 5/10/1956]

Morgan, ----  €

Morgan, Anna M. (Snook) -- Anna M. (Snook) Morgan, 93, died Sunday, May 18, 2003, at Mifflin care Center after a short illness. Ms. Morgan was born August 19,1909, in Austria-Hungary, residing in the Mansfield area most all of her life. She was employed at S.S. Kresge Co. at the lunch counter. Anna was a wonderful homemaker and mother whose life was her children and grandchildren. She enjoyed playing scrabble and doing crossword puzzles. Surviving are a son and daughter-in-law, Gene and Patti Snook; two daughters and sons-in-law Linda and Herb Shrewsberry and Sandra and Ross Simms, all of Mansfield; four grandchildren Laurie Reid, Carin Cain, Trisha Vargo, and Steve Simms; five great-grandchildren one sister, Elizabeth DePue of Mansfield; two brothers John Weber of Chambersburg, PA, and Fred Weber of Mansfield. She is preceded in death by her parents, Sebastian and Magdelena Weber; her husband Howard Snook; two sisters, Eva Tipper and Shirley (Weber) Frank; and a brother, Nick Weber. There will be no calling hours or funeral services at the Diamond Street Home of Wappner Funeral Directors. Memorial contributions may be made to the Hospice of North Central Ohio 1605 County Road 1095 Ashland, OH. Submitted by Jack. [source not provided]

Morgan, Charles R. -- Sunday.  Chas. R. Morgan, of Ashland, aged 71 years, died at Ashland at 4:15 p.m., Saturday.  Mr. Morgan, who lived here and was well known, was afflicted with congestion of the stomach, having been confined to his bed for nine weeks.  The deceased is the father of Mrs. Adam Mathias, of this city, who will attend the funeral, which occurs at Ashland, Monday forenoon, at 10:30 o'clock.  [Richland Shield & Banner:  02 January 1892]

Morgan, Clara Ellnor -- Clara Ellnor, the three-year-old daughter of Mr. & Mrs. N. Morgan, died Sunday afternoon.  She had been seriously ill for four weeks, but ailing for the past two years, and her disease had baffled medical science.  Doctors have termed it sarcoma.  Funeral Tuesday afternoon at 2:30 from the family residence, at 113 South Main Street, the Rev. E. McFarlan officiating.  [Semi-Weekly News (Mansfield):  22 February 1898, Vol. 14, No. 15]

Morgan, Francis M. -- bur. 8/1888 at Mansfield Cem., consumption;  44y  [Mansfield Herald:  31 January 1889]

Morgan, Isaac -- Thursday.  Isaac Morgan, aged 97 years, probably the oldest man in this county, died at Lexington, Wednesday morning, at 8 o'clock.  The funeral will take place Friday, at 10 o'clock.  Interment at Johnsville, Morrow County.  [Richland Shield & Banner:  10 January 1891, Vol. LXXIII, No. 34]

Morgan, Jack -- d. 7/1954 at Rossville, GA - heart attack;  former Mansfielder;  h/o Tennie  [Mansfield News Journal:  03 August 1954]

Morgan, John C. -- Lexington.  John C. Morgan's sudden death at his home here April 5 caused much gloom to pervade the village.  He ate a hearty breakfast and immediately a numb sensation began to creep over him.  He spoke a few words and then sank into a deep lethargy which ended in death's eternal sleep in the afternoon, the victim of apoplexy.  Interment was Wednesday afternoon in Shauck's Cemetery, four miles south of here.  Services were held at the church there, the Rev. Mr. Amsbaugh delivering a discourse.  The deceased was aged 66 years, 9 months and 28 days, having been born June 15, 1830, in Morrow County.  Mr. Morgan was the ideal type of physical manhood, weighing 240 pounds and he was of symmetrical proportions and his alert step and the bright glow of health that suffused his face indicated that he would be the last one here to feel death's sting.  His wife and a daughter, Mrs. John Held, of Johnsville, survive him.  He was highly esteemed for his genial and generous impulses and the hearts of his many friends beat responsive to the bitter anguish that filled the hearts of his kindred when he was laid away in the eternal night of the grave.  [Semi-Weekly News:  13 April 1897, Vol. 13, No. 30]

Morgan, Mary

Morgan, Mildred F. -- b. 2/1/1915;  d. 7/27/1962;  bur. Bellville Cem.  [Memorial booklet on file at Butler / Clear Fork Historical Museum]

Morgan, Mrs. John C. -- Lexington.  Mrs. John C. Morgan, who died at the home of Mrs. Heid, her daughter, in Johnsville, Aug. 8, was formerly prominent in social circles here.  The sudden death of her husband here in April, 1897, engendered in her a nervous malady and melancholy and it can be truly said that the genial lady died of a broken heart.  --  [Mansfield Semi-Weekly News:  16 August 1898, Vol. 14, No. 68]

Morgan, Mrs. Taylor -- Bellville.  Mrs. Taylor Morgan died at her home near this place this (Wednesday) morning.  At this writing no arrangements have been made for the funeral.  [Bellville Star:  23 June 1887, Vol. 10, No. 39]

Morgan, Oscar V. -- BELLVILLE -- A son of Tailor Morgan's, a young man, was buried Sunday. He had the measles and went out too soon, thus contracting a fatal relapse.  Later in the same paper, the following additional information appeared ...  BUTLER -- Died at his home 6 miles north of Butler on the Mansfield road, Saturday morning, Feb. 29, Oscar V. Morgan, son of Taylor Morgan, aged 19 years, 5 months and 18 days. Funeral Sunday at 12 o'clock at the Zion church. Services by Rev. Lewis of Fredericktown.  HASTINGS -- Oscar Morgan, aged 19 years, died at his home, two miles west of here, last Friday. Relapse of measles, resulting in lung fever was the cause. The remains were interred Sunday in the Four Corners cemetery, Rev. Lewis of Fredericktown officiating.  [RICHLAND SHIELD & BANNER: 07 March 1896, Vol. LXXVIII, No. 43]

Morgan, Rebecca -- d. 12/8/1867 at Lexington;  63y, 10m, 11d;  b. Pennsylvania;  d/o R. Proctor;  white;  cause:  consumption;  res. Lexington  [Richland Co. Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Morgan, Samuel M. -- Samuel M. Morgan, the well-known janitor of the Memorial building, who has been very ill with pneumonia for several days, died this afternoon.  More extended notice of death and announcement of funeral later.  [Mansfield News:  05 June 1899]

Morgan, Wilber S. -- Bellville.  It is with a feeling of sincere regret that we attempt to announce the sad news of the death of the Rev. W.S. Morgan, which occurred at the home of his parents east of town, at 12 o'clock Thursday night.  Mr. Morgan had been ailing for some time past but during the past week he grew rapidly worse.  A postmortem examination held Saturday afternoon revealed the fact that he was beyond medical aid as the bowels had grown nearly closed for 10 inches in length.  He was a noble Christian gentleman and had many warm friends.  He graduated from the high school with the class of '97.  He has been engaged in the ministry about two years and at the time of his death was regular pastor at both Caesarea and Palmyra.  The funeral services were held at Four Corners church at 11 o'clock Sunday forenoon and were attended by at least 1,000 people.  The J.O.U.A.M. lodge, No. 81, of this place had charge of the funeral.  The Rev. Lewis, of Fredericktown, delivered the funeral oration.  Professor W.S. Lynch by request of his parents, gave a short address.  Beautiful flowers were contributed by the lodge and the class of '97, both of which he was a member, and also by others.  [Semi-Weekly News:  20 July 1897, Vol. 13, No. 58]

Morgan, Wilber S. -- Hastings.  Wilber Morgan died Thursday night after six weeks' severe suffering.  Funeral services conducted by the Rev. Lewis at Mt. Zion church Sunday.   [Semi-Weekly News:  20 July 1897, Vol. 13, No. 58]

Morgan, Wilber S. -- Butler.  While the funeral sermon of the Rev. Wilber Morgan was being delivered Sunday at the Zion Church the floor gave way and a large number of people were precipitated to the ground beneath the edifice, but fortunately no one was injured.  The accident was caused by the extremely large concourse of people which were in attendance.  [Semi-Weekly News:  23 July 1897, Vol. 13, No. 59]

Morgan, Wilbur Sylvester -- d. at father's home, 3 miles east of Bellville 7/16/1897;  b. 10/19/1874;  s/o Taylor Morgan;  bapt. 3/1887, Church of Christ;  bur.  Four Corners Cem.  [source paper unknown:  date unknown]

Moritz, Priscilla Dorothy -- 67Y;  d. 3/9/1954 at People's Hosp., Mansfield;  B. 9/14/1886 at Yugoslavia;  Mansfield resident 1914-1954;  wid/o Tony;  bur. Mansfield Cem.  [MNJ 3/10/1954]

Moritz, S.K. (Morrow) -- Died, At the Aveline House, Fort Wayne, Indiana, on the 7th. of Aug., 1867 in the 35th. year of her age, Mrs. S.K. Moritz, wife of Mr. John Moritz, one of the above named house.  The deceased was a native of Pennsylvania, born at Holidaysburg, Blair County, and was a sister of the present Prothonotary of that county, A.S. Morrow, Esq.;  there also she married the husband who now mourns her loss;  and came with him to Greensburg, Westmoreland County, where Mr. M. was extensively known as the Proprietor of one of the hotels of that place.  Coming thence to Crestline, Ohio, he will be remembered by many of the traveling public as the gentlemanly Proprietor of "The Crestline House", which he kept for 12 or 14 years.  Here the deceased was a member of the Presbyterian church, honored and respected for her consistent life.  Removing thence, not long since, to Fort Wayne, her husband became there one of the Proprietors of the "Aveline House";  and it was there that cloud rose suddenly over her home which has wrapped it in such deep gloom.  The death of Mrs. Moritz was sudden and unexpected;  yet a disease of the heart, had long afflicted her, and she felt admonished by it to remember that at an hour when she looked not for him the messenger might come.   And, in addition, symptoms of hemorrhage of the lungs had recently appeared;  and it was from the latter disease her death at last ensued.  Yet for the last several weeks she had felt more than usually well;  and on the day of her death had given her wonted oversight to her household, with more than ordinary cheerfulness, and comfort to herself.  After tea, on that day, she had lingered at the table in a pleasant talk with her husband and friends.  When he withdrew to the office she went up, as usual, to her room.  There she was almost, immediately seized with a severe and distressing cough.  Those present became alarmed and called her husband, who was at her side in a moment or two.  As he came in she sat at the window, using her fan, and breathing with great difficulty.  Looking up at her husband as he came to the chair "I must die", she said;  then leaning back in the chair, five minutes did not pass till her spirit had fled;  called as we doubt not to "depart and be with Christ", which is far better.   The deceased was a woman of no ordinary excellence;  prudent, de____ and modest;  a kind and sympathizing friend -- a tender and loving mother, a wife whose affectionate cheerfulness, and pleasant companionship, made her the idol of her husband, she possessed moreover, and above all, a piety that was at once controlling, consistent, and unostentatious.  Though her husband's position ever kept both himself and her in public life, yet she ever preserved the character, the manners, and the delicate modesty of a true lady.  She was indeed one of those of whom Lemuel says "she openeth her mouth with wisdom, and in her tongue is the law of kindness.  She looketh well to the ways of the household, and enter not the bread of idleness.  Her children arise up and call her blessed;  her husband also, and he praiseth her."  Besides her _____ husband, she leaves an interesting child, a son of six years, and also a large circle of friends to mourn her loss.  Her remains, which were brought to Crestline for interment by the side of a child, and other relatives in the family burying ground, were accompanied to the grave by a large number of sympathizing friends who spoke their regard for her in the earnestness and tears with which they ____ to the brief words of him who had been for many years.  -- Her Pastor, Crestline, O., Aug. 20, 1867.  [Richland Shield & Banner:  28 August 1867, Vol. XXVII, No. 14]

Morr, Emma Jane -- Miss Emma Jane Morr died at 8 o'clock this morning at the home of Simon Scott of Polk for whom she had kept house for the past year. Miss Morr was born in Butler, Richland county, February 22, 1853 and passed away at the age of 72 years, seven months and 15 days. She was the daughter of Elias and Sarah (Myers) Morr. For more than fifty years she lived at the old home farm three miles northeast of White church. She was a member of Trinity Evangeliacal Church. Surviving the deceased are two brothers, Daniel of Perry township and bBnjamin of Elyria and other relatives and friends. Funeral services are to be held Friday morning. Relatives and friends will meet at Mr. Scott's home in Polk at 10 o'clock for short services. Regular services will follow in the White church with Rev. Brandeberry in charge. Submitted by Joyce. [Ashland Times Gazette: 07 October 1925]

Morr, Mrs. Arthur O. -- 77Y;  d. 9/10/1955 at Mansfield;  bur. Ashland Cem., Ashland, Oh.;  b. 2/11/1878 at Ashland Co.;  w/o Arthur O. (m. 2/8/1905)  [MNJ 9/12/1955]

Morrell, Ora - Mrs. Grace Guthrie, 142 Lexington Ave., has received word of the death of her sister, Mrs. Ora Morrell, at her home Saturday afternoon in Sacramento, Calif.  Mrs. Morrell, a former Mansfield resident, was the widow of J. P. Morrell. She is survived by three children and seven grandchildren.  Funeral services and burial will take place Tuesday.  [no source information]

Morris, ---- -- Monday.  The two-years-old child of Geo. Morris and wife died at the family residence on Poplar Street, at an early hour Sunday morning.  The funeral took place at 4 o'clock this afternoon.  [Richland Shield & Banner:  30 July 1892]

Morris, Alice -- Mansfield - Alice Morris, 82, of 780 Maple St. died Friday evening at Mansfield Memorial Homes after an extended illness. Born Oct. 29, 1903, in Mansfield, Mrs. Morris was employed at the Richland County Prosecutor's office for 27 years, retiring 17 years ago. She was a member of St. Peter's Catholic Church. Mrs. Morris is survived by two sisters, Mrs. Ann Mirgon of Flint, Mich., and Mrs. Josephine Price of Mansfield; four nieces; Mrs. James Roberts, Mrs. Ralph Dillon and Mrs. Ronald Zahn, all of Mansfield; and Mrs. James Mitchell of Raleigh, NC., and a nephew, James R. Meeting of Raleigh, N.C. She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Morris. A funeral Mass will be offered at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Peter's Catholic Church by the Rev. John Blaser.  Burial will be in Mansfield Catholic Cemetery. There are no calling hours at Geiger-Herlihy Funeral Home, which is handling arrangements. Memorials may be made to St. Peter's Catholic Church. Submitted by Sally. [Mansfield News Journal: 01 December 1985, p. A4]

Morris, Anna V. -- 71Y;  d. 5/10/1954 at home, Parkersburg, WV;  former Mansfield resident  [MNJ 5/11/1954]

Morris, Chester -- Stray clipping found in old book  [source newspaper unknown]

Morris, Jane -- d. 2/23/1871 at Richland Co., lung fever;  60y, 4m, 20d;  b. Penn.;  housewife;  res. Butler Twp. [Richland Co. Probate Court Record of Deaths] *Middle initial may read R or K.   *Surname spelled Morriss on original.

Morris, John --- A telegram was received here today announcing the death of John Morris at his home in Columbus Grove.  Mr. Morris was well known in this city and is the father of Robert Morris, of Wood Street.  [Mansfield News:  05 August 1899]

Morris, Jonathan, T. – Jonathan T. Morris, civil war veteran and well known resident of Shelby, died suddenly at this home in Shelby Wednesday evening. Mr. Morris had been in failing health for several years, but had been able to do tasks about the home as usual. He was sitting in a rocking chair, conversing with a friend, when he suddenly expired. He was born in Pennsylvania, but took up his residence in Richland county with his parents when only four years of age. He was engaged in business in Greenwich for 30 years, but removed to Shelby about four years ago. He was a member of McLaughlin’s Squadron of cavalry, attached to the Sherman brigade, and saw service during almost the entire period of the Civil war. Mr. Morris is surivied by his wife, a daughter, Mrs. Olive Oram, of Bucyrus, and a brother, Isaac E. Morris of Shelby. Funeral services were held this afternoon. [Mansfield News, 5 August 1921]

Morris, Mary Katherine

Morris, Paul R. -- Mansfield -- Paul R. Morris, 81, of 780 Maple St. died Friday afternoon in Mansfield Memorial Homes after a short illness. Born in Alliance on Jan.24, 1904, Mr. Morris had lived in north central Ohio since 1935. He had been a press operator at the Bucyrus Telegraph Forum and was in charge of the press room the latter part of the 36 years he worked there. Surviving are his wife, Alice Meeting Morris; and several nieces and nephews. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday in the Geiger-Herlihy Funeral Home by the Rev. John Blaser of St. Peter's Catholic Church., Burial will be in Mansfield Catholic Cemetery. Calling hours in the funeral home are 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday. Submitted by Sally. [Mansfield News Journal: 22 June 1985, p. A2]

Morris, Ralph McBride -- d. 7/10/1954 at home, Stewart Rd., Mansfield;  b. 12/18/1888 at Evart, MI;  h/o Bess Derrenberger  [MNJ 7/10/1954]

Morris, Sophia -- d. 2/14/1871 at Richland Co., lung fever;  83y, 5m, 13d;  b. Penn.;  housewife;  res. Butler Twp. [Richland Co. Probate Court Record of Deaths] *later repeat of this record looks like it should have read 2/18/1871 as the date of death.

Morrison, ---- -- d. 6/15/1870 at Troy Twp., still born;  no age listed;  birthplace not listed;  c/o Wm. & Sophronia (Dickson) Morrison;  res. Troy Twp. [Richland Co. Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Morrison, ---- -- On Wednesday last, a Mrs. Morrison, living on Fourth Street, while engaged in some household duties, fell over in a fit, and died in the course of a couple of hours, never having returned to consciousness.  She was buried last Sabbath.  [Mansfield Semi-Weekly News:  15 January 1862]

Morrison, Chester Paul -- Mansfield. Funeral services for former Mansfield resident Chester Paul Morrison, 61, of 49 Twin Shores Boulevard, Long Boat Key, Fla., will be held Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. at the Diamond Street Home of Wappner Funeral Directors by the Rev. Wray C. Smith. Military graveside services will follow at Mansfield Memorial Park. Calling hours will be Monday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Mr. Morrison died Wednesday afternoon at Sarasota Memorial Hospital in Sarasota, Fla., after a seven-month illness. He was born February 17, 1931, in Attica, Ind., and had lived in Mansfield most of his life before moving to Florida in 1982. While in Mansfield, he was a city police officer, a Richland County deputy sheriff and an ambulance driver and attendant for more than 25 years. In Sarasota, he was an associate for Robarts Funeral Home. He was an army veteran of the Korean War, serving as a paratrooper in the 82nd Airborne Division. Surviving are his wife, Jane Saunders Morrison; a son, Chester Paul Morrison Jr. of Mansfield; a daughter, Melissa Jackson of Mansfield; a stepson, Roger E. Davis of Mansfield; a stepdaughter, Patricia Daniels of Gallipolis; four grandchildren; seven step-grandchildren; three step-great-grandchildren; a sister, Lucille Callicoat of Virginia; two brothers, Jack and Max Morrison, both of Mansfield; and 30 nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Dossie and Sara Frazier Morrison; two brothers, William and Glenn Morrison; and a niece and a nephew. Submitted by Linda & Shirley. Typed by Susie Denu. [Mansfield News Journal: 2 August 1992, P.4-A]

Morrison, Francis -- In Madison Twp., died on the 21st. ult., Mr. Francis Morrison, aged about 45 years.  [Mansfield Gazette:  02 September 1824.  From Abstracts of Richland County, Ohio Taken From Mansfield Gazette, Vol. 1, 1823 - 7/7/1825.  Compiled by Mary Jane Armstrong Henney]

Morrison, James M.

Morrison, John Edward -- 53Y;  d. 12/17/1955 at People's Hosp., Mansfield;  b. 2/24/1902 at Adams Co., OH;  Mansfield resident 1945-1955;  h/o Grace  [MNJ 12/19/1955]

Morrison, Wilber B.

Morrow, ---- -- DIED -- In Bellville, Richland Co., Ohio, on Monday, August 18th., 1873, infant son of Edward & Ettie Morrow, aged 5 weeks. [BELLVILLE DOLLAR WEEKLY: 22 August 1873, Vol. 2, No. 25]

Morrow, Anna M. -- Mrs. Anna M. Morrow, aged 78 years, wife of William Morrow, died at her home, two miles west of Mansfield, Thursday morning of last week.  Death resulted from nervous prostration after a long illness.  She is survived by three children -- Miss Josephine Morrow, Mrs. J.D. Beckwith and Horace Morrow, of St. Louis.  --  [Bellville Messenger:  15 June 1906, Vol. 14, No. 20]

Morrow, Charles -- Bellville.  Charles Morrow, died at his home on Huron Street, on Sunday morning, August 20th.  Mr. Morrow has been a sufferer from palsy for several years and has been gradually becoming worse.  The funeral took place from his late residence at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, services conducted by Rev. J. Long.  Mr. Morrow was in his 71st. year.  His wife survives him.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  26 August 1893, Vol. LXXVI, No. 14]

Morrow, Helen -- Miss Helen Morrow, aged thirty-five years, daughter of Wm. R. Morrow, died Thursday at the residence of her father on the Marion road, about one-half mile from the city limits, of consumption.  The funeral will take place Sunday at two o'clock p.m.  [Mansfield Herald:  30 December 1886]

Morrow, John -- Died, at Bellville, December 11th., of typhoid malaria, John Morrow, aged 74 years, __ months and 21 days.  [Ohio Liberal:  22 December 1881]

Morrow, John -- The Mansfield Call publishes this scrap of history of John Morrow, who died the 11th. inst.:  "He had long been a resident of Bellville, and had been engaged in the mercantile business there for nearly forty years.  'Squire Morrow was a native of New York state, and was a school-mate of the late Hon. Wm. H. Seward, at Auburn, in their boyhood days.  In early life he read law, and no doubt would have made a successful attorney, but circumstances led him into the mercantile business."  [Bellville Star;  22 December 1881, Vol. 5, No. 11]

Morrow, John -- John Morrow, an aged and widely known citizen of Bellville, died last Sunday night.   [Ohio Liberal:  18 December 1881]

Morrow, Joseph -- Wednesday.  Mrs. M.J. Holmes this morning received a telegram announcing the death of her brother, Joseph Morrow, at Paulding.  [Richland Shield & Banner:  25 June 1892]

Morrow, Margaretta -- Died, On Saturday evening the 19th. inst. of a lingering pulmonary consumption, Mrs. Margaretta Morrow wife of Rev. James B. Morrow, pastor of the Presbyterian church of this lace, aged 30 years.  [Mansfield Gazette & Richland Farmer:  30 June 1830 as reprinted from the Ohio Repository]

Morrow, Matthew A. -- d. 4/1885, cancer;  49y;  bur. Mansfield Cem.  [Mansfield Herald:  07 January 1886]

Morrow, Mrs. Thomas -- Shelby.  Mrs. Thomas died Saturday and was buried Monday.  [Semi-Weekly News:  30 March 1897, Vol. 13, No. 26]

Morrow, Muriel

Morrow, Sarah -- Mrs. Sarah Morrow, an aunt of Attorney L.M. Weaver, of this city, died at her home at Orrville, Wednesday night, aged about 65 years.  Mr. Weaver left last evening to attend the funeral which takes place tomorrow.  [Semi-Weekly News:  22 December 1896, Vol. 12, No. 100]

Morrow, Sophia -- DIED -- After a long and protracted illness, at her residence in Bellville, Ohio, June 20th., 1873, at 8:20 A.M., Mrs. SOPHIA MORROW in the 63rd. year of her age. The deceased was a native of Livingston County, New York, and was for many years a resident of this place. The funeral services were held yesterday at the Presbyterian Church, Rev. J.O. Proctor officiating. Relatives, associates and acquaintances were out in large numbers. She was highly esteemed and beloved, and was a woman of extraordinary mind and intellect. During her protracted illness she showed wonderful patience and resignation. The family is thus bereft of a kind and devoted mother, the husband of a faithful and loving companion, the memory of whom they can never forget. -- B. [BELLVILLE DOLLAR WEEKLY: 27 June 1873, Vol. 2, No. 17]

Morse, Allie A. -- The friends of the deceased, Mrs. Allie A. Morse, wife of A.B. Morse, of Mansfield, who departed this life on the 30th. day of March, 1875.  {click here see resolutions of respect}  [Richland Shield & Banner:  10 April 1875]

Morse, Persis M. -- Died, on the 30th. of October, 1874, at the residence of Lysander Morse, Mrs. Persis M. Morse, wife of George W. Morse, in the 20th. year of her age.  She was born in Lorain County, Ohio, and united with the M.E. Church, about two years ago;  maintaining a Christian character, and passed away in the sweet assurance of the Christian's faith.  During her visits to Shelby, and her last brief stay here, she won many friends.  To one so young, life had many attractions, but when God called, she was ready "to depart and be with Christ".  Her remains were taken to Penfield, Lorain County, to sleep beside other friends, until the resurrection of the just.  -- W.W.A.  [Shelby Independent News:  05 November 1874, Vol. 7, No. 2]

Morthland, A. -- Rev. A. Morthland died at his late residence in Shelby, Richland County, Ohio, of heart disease, on the morning of the 24th. of January, 1876, aged 65 years.  He was born in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania in 1811.  He had been a citizen of Richland County 40 years.  He leaves a wife, nine children, sixteen grandchildren and a large circle of friends to mourn his loss.  He was in the ministry 29 years in the regular Baptist Church, always manifesting love for his Master.  He was very zealous for the Bible;  had a good share of it committed to memory.  He had organized nine churches, had baptized over six hundred, and received into fellowship of different churches.  He was industrious and persevering in all his undertakings, and by hard labor and economy had accumulated a good property which he now leaves to his wife and children.  The funeral took place on the 26th. and was attended by a large circle of friends and neighbors followed him to his last resting place at Harmony Church.  Funeral discourse by Rev. Yarnald of Galion (OH).  <<verse omitted>>  [Shelby Independent News: 24 February 1876, Vol. 8, No. 18]

Morthland, J.D. -- The funeral of J.D. Morthland, a well known and respected resident of Shelby was held this afternoon from his late home, conducted by the Rev. I.E. Moody, pastor of the Baptist church.  Mr. Morthland died Friday night.  He was born July 25, 1839 in Polk Township, Crawford County, and remained with his father until September 1853 receiving his education in the district schools.  He was married to Miss Elizabeth H. Copeland, Feb. 7, 1860.  Mr. Morthland moved from Crawford County to Richland County in September 1853, and has remained a resident of this county ever since.  For several years he was engaged in the boot and shoe business but becoming tired of the close confining life he moved to the farm where the life was more to his liking.  He united with the Pleasant Valley Baptist church, April 6, 1860, and later upon taking up his home in Shelby, transferred his membership to the First Baptist church of Shelby.  He moved to Shelby from Jackson Township eight years ago and his health has not been <<consult microfilm for remainder of article>>  [Mansfield (OH) Daily News:  29 March 1909]

Mortimer, Susan -- d. 5/16/1870 at Jefferson Twp., died during child birth;  18y, 15d;  widowed;  b. Bedford Co., Penn.;  res. Jefferson Twp. [Richland Co. Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Morton, Beatrice

Morton, Hugh -- 72Y;  d. 9/16/1955 at home (Monrovia, CA);  b. 6/23/1883 at Blooming Grove [MNJ 9/16/1955]

Morton, Martha Elizabeth Grubaugh

Morton, Norman E. – Norman E. Morton, 59, of Detroit died Thursday at his home of an apparent heart attack. He was a retired model builder at the Chrysler Corp. and had lived in the Mansfield area earlier in his life. Surviving are his wife, Martha, a former Mansfielder, two sons, David of Lansing, Mich. and Daniel of South Bend, Ind.; a daughter, Mrs. Matt M____ McHa___ of Royal Oak, Mich.; six grandchildren, and a brother, Ralph of Ft. Worth, Texas. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday in the Beck Funeral Home by the Rev. Nicholas Mays. Burial will be in Mansfield Memorial Park. Calling hours at the funeral home will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday. [Mansfield News Journal, 28 July 1978]

Morton, William

Mortz, Charles -- d. 3/1885, scarlet rash;  2y, 11m, 26d;  bur. Mansfield Cem.  [Mansfield Herald:  07 January 1886]

Moser, Ella -- Miss Ella Moser died Sunday night at her home, 64 Spring St., of typhoid fever.  She was about 19 years of age.  Funeral Wednesday afternoon.  --  [Mansfield Semi-Weekly News:  08 November 1898, Vol. 14, No. 92]

Moser, Ruth Eliza Hagerman -- 47Y;  d. 11/12/1955 at People's Hosp., Mansfield;  b. 2/11/1908;  near Butler, Worthington Twp.;  d/o Carl & Anna (Butterbaugh) Hagerman;  w/o Lawrence H.;  bur. Bellville Cem.  [MNJ 11/13/1955]  [Memorial booklet on file at Butler / Clear Fork Historical Museum]

Moser, Mrs. Smith -- Thursday.  Mrs. Smith Moser, of Shiloh, aged 65 years, mother of ex-Policeman Ed. Moser, of this city, sustained a stroke of paralysis at 12 o'clock last night and died within a few minutes.  The funeral arrangements have not as yet been made.  [Richland Shield & Banner:  17 June 1893]  Friday.  The funeral of Mrs. Smith Moser will be held at Shiloh at 2 o'clock Saturday afternoon.  [Richland Shield & Banner:  24 June 1893]

Mosey, ---- -- The six months old child of Amos Mosey, conductor on the Coldwater, died Thursday evening at the residence in John's addition, of brain fever.  [Mansfield Herald:  14 March 1889]

Mosey, Albert W. -- After an illness of many months Albert W. Mosey died this morning at his home, 165 West First Street.  He was a man who had many friends and his life and character were above reproach.  For the past 20 years he was employed in the Erie Freight and ticket offices, but the greater part of the time as clerk in the freight office.  He was born October 25, 1843, married Francis R. Ritchey, November 12, 1867, and their only son, William, is also employed in the Erie Freight office.  He enlisted in the union army Aug. 3, 1861, as quarter-master sergeant, re-enlisted Jan. 5, 1864, served with the 44th. O.V.I., and the 8th. O.V.C. and was honorably discharged Aug. 5, 1865.   He was captured several times, but always managed to escape from his captors.  Mr. Mosey was a son of Christopher Mosey.  His surviving brothers are John C. Mosey, of this city, Amos Mosey, of Toledo, a conductor on the T.W.V.&O., and Frank Mosey, of Plymouth.  There are three sisters, Mrs. J.F. Smith, of this city, Mrs. Henry Moss, of Stonington, Ct., and Mrs. A.S. Allen, of Great Bend, Kan.  Mr. Mosey was a member of Mansfield Lodge No. 19, I.O.O.F., and of Miriam Lodge of Rebekahs;  of McLaughlin Post G.A.R. and of the National Union.  The funeral will occur from his residence Saturday at 2 p.m., under the auspices of the Odd Fellows and G.A.R.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  02 February 1895, Vol. LXXVII, No. 38]

Mosey, Charles -- d. 8/28/1870 at Madison Twp., lung fever;  s/o Christ. Mosey & Mary Zediker;  b. at Madison Twp.;  res. Madison Twp. [Richland Co. Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Mosey, Christian -- Christ Mosey, son of C.H. Mosey, of our city, died at the residence of this father last night, of consumption.  The funeral will take place Thursday at 2 o'clock, P.M.  The deceased was thirty-one years of age.  [Ohio Liberal:  22 May 1878]

Mosey, Christian -- bur. 5/21/1878 at Mansfield Cem., consumption;  31y  [Ohio Liberal:  05 June 1878]

Mosey, Harry B. -- bur. 5/13/1876 at Mansfield Cem.;  1m, 4d;  res. Mansfield  [Richland Shield & Banner:  13 January 1877]

Mosey, Mary D. -- bur. 5/7/1874 at Mansfield Cem.;  22y;  res. Mansfield  [Richland Shield & Banner:  09 January 1875]

Mosey, Mrs. C.H. -- Friday.  Died, Dec. 1st., at 1:25 p.m., Mrs. C.H. Mosey, aged 71 years, 8 months and 13 days.  Funeral services at the residence, 142 West Fourth Street, Saturday at 2 p.m.  Rev. H.L. Wiles will conduct the services.  Friends are invited.  [Richland Shield & Banner:  10 December 1892]

Mosey, Roy -- Friday.  Roy Mosey, the six months old son of Amos Mosey, the N.W.O. passenger conductor, died at his parent's home on Orchard Street at 6 o'clock last evening of brain fever.  No arrangements have been made for the funeral, but it will probably take place Sunday.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  16 March 1889, Vol. LXXI, No. 43]

Mosher, Lewis -- Lucas.  Mrs. Alice Smith and son, Louie, of St. Joe, Indiana, were called here by the illness and death of her father, Mr. Lewis Mosher, who was buried at Washington on Saturday, the 27th.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  04 May 1889, Vol. LXXI, No. 50]

Mosier, Edna

Mosier, Nelson. -Nelson Mosier, aged about 60 years, residing about about a half mile west of Lucas, was found dead in bed at his home by his wife. Mr. and Mrs. Moser had been in Lucas Saturday evening and he had then been apparently as well as usual. They returned home at about 10 o'clock in the evening. He had had several attacks of heart trouble during the past year. He is survived by his wife and five children, Gaylord, Laverne, Roy, Mrs. Frank Mowery and Mrs. Gaylord Gladden. Funeral at the home Tuesday afternoon at 2 o'clock. [The Mansfield News: Monday, August 23, 1909]

Mosier, William Dayton -- 47Y;  d. 4/11/1954 at home, Mansfield;  b. 4/8/1907 at Shelby;  s/o Edward & Anna (Scott) Mosier;  h/o Martha Carriger;  bur. Mansfield Cem.  [MNJ 4/12/1954]

Mosley, James – James Mosley, 66, of Crestwood Care Center and formerly of Shelby-Ganges Road died early this morning at Shelby Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are pending at Barkdull Funeral Home. [Mansfield News Journal, 11 May 1993]

Moss, ---- -- DIED, at 4 a.m., June 1, at the residence of her parents on North Bowman Street, the infant daughter of Mr. & Mrs. William Moss, aged one year and nine months.  Funeral June 3 at 2 p.m. from the residence, the Rev. Louis Krebs officiating.  --  [Mansfield Weekly News:  09 June 1887, Vol. 3, No. 28]

Moss, Egber

Mossholder, George -- 87Y;  d. 5/19/1954 at his nephew's home;  short time Mansfield resident  [Mansfield News Journal:  20 May 1954]

Most, Joseph -- Mr. Joseph Most, residing about three miles southwest of Shelby, died on Sunday last, aged about 35 years.  He had been suffering for a long time with an abscess in his side.  [Shelby Independent News:  25 September 1873, Vol. 5, No. 48]

Mothersbaugh, E.L. -- d. 7/28/1871 at Sharon Twp.;  widowed;  64y;  b. Pennsylvania;  white;  cause of death = direct;  res. Sharon Township  [Richland County Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Mott, ----  -- Shelby.  The infant child of Alonzo Mott died Saturday night and was buried Monday morning.  [Semi-Weekly News (Mansfield):  05 April 1898, Vol. 14, No. 27]

Mott, Gertrude -- Died, on Saturday morning, August 31st., 1872, Mrs. Gertrude Mott, mother of Mr. Solomon Mott, residing near Shelby, in the 88th. year of her age.  [Shelby Independent News:  05 September 1872, Vol. 4, No. 45]

Mott, Josephine -- Died, At Vernon Junction, May 30th., Josephine Mott, wife of George Mott.  [Ohio Liberal:  09 June 1881]

Mott, Mrs. -- DIED, June 25, at her home at Ontario, Mrs. Mott, aged 70 years.  Funeral June 27 at 10 a.m.  --  [Mansfield Evening News:  26 June 1890, Vol. 6, No. 96]

Mott, Peter

Mott, Peter A. -- 68Y;  d. 8/21/1954 at Madison Hosp.;  b. 4/12/1886 at Huntington, WV;  Mansfield resident for 28 years  [Mansfield News Journal:  16 August 1954]

Mott, Urban -- 73Y;  d. 10/1956;  former Shelby resident;  bur. Most Pure Heart of Mary Church Cem.  [see full obit. at Mansfield News Journal 14 October 1956]

Motter, Caroline -- Widow 82 dies -- Mrs. Caroline Motter was   Honored by Red Cross.  Mrs. Caroline Motter, 82, who received a Red Cross Certificate of honor for knitting articles for soldiers during the World War, died at her home, 364 West Fourth Street, Sunday morning after a brief illness. She was the widow of Jacob Motter, A Life-long resident of Mansfield, she was born here Aug. 15.1858 the daughter of Jacob and Katherine Krabill, pioneer residents of Richland County, Mrs., Motter was a member of First Lutheran Church for 56 years, She is survived by a son C.J. Motter, at home, Mrs., J.R. Stewart of  Columbus, a brother Henry Krabill of Mansfield and two sisters Mrs. Ida Wolf and Mrs. Elizabeth Guither both of Mansfield, three grandchildren and four great grandchildren. The body was removed to the Wappner Funeral Home where services will be held at 1:30 Wednesday with Rev, Grover E. Swoyer, Pastor of First Lutheran Church officiating, Burial will be in the Mansfield Cemetery.  Submitted by Carrol Ann.  [Mansfield Daily Shield:  23 February 1941]

Motter, Hobart L. -- Meat Cutter Stricken at 56, was Native of Mansfield -- Hobart L. Motter ,54, of Woodville Road died at his home last night after a lingering illness. A meat cutter by trade, Mr. Motter was born in this city Dec. 5,1883.  Surviving are his wife Pearl, two sons Albert and Louis, a daughter Norma Jean: his mother Mrs. Caroline Motter, a brother Clarence of Mansfield, a sister Mrs. J.R. Stewart of Columbus, and four grandchildren.  The body was removed to the Wappner Funeral home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete.  Submitted by Carrol Ann.  [Mansfield News Journal:  26 January 1940]

Motter, Jacob -- Jacob Motter died Thursday night following a brief illness at his home on Cline Ave. Although he had been in bad health for over a year, his death was unexpected, He is survived by his widow and three sons, Lester, Hobart, and Clarence and one daughter, Mrs. J. R.  Stewart of Indianapolis, Indiana. The funeral, to be held this morning, will be private. He was born in Alsace, Germany. February 11, 1857, and came ti this country when quite young. Nearly his entire life was spent in this city, where he was engaged in the retail meat business for many years.  Submitted by Carrol Ann.  [Mansfield Daily Shield:  31 March 1917]

Motter, T. & wife -- T. Motter and wife, of Ganges, have died with the small-pox.  [Bellville Star:  07 September 1882, Vol. 5, No. 49]

Motts, Mrs. Frank -- Mrs. Frank Motts, aged 45 years, died at her home on Coul Street, Tuesday morning at 9 'o'clock.  She had been a sufferer with paralysis for some time.  She is survived by her husband and one daughter, Mrs. Nettie Deveney of Wooster.  The body will be taken to Wooster for burial.  Funeral services at Wooster Thursday afternoon at 2 o'clock.  [Mansfield News Journal:  06 March 1912]

Moughler, Mary Ann (Hart) -- w/o George Moughler, 25 May 1829 - 30 June 1902.  Mary Ann (Hart) Moughler was born in Richland Co, Ohio, May 25, 1829 and died in Angola (Steuben Co), IN June 30, 1902, age 73 years, 1 month, 5 days. In 1832 the deceased came with her parents [David Hart and Rachel (Slater) Hart] to DeKalb Co, Indiana and in 1850 she was married to George Moughler.  Mr. and Mrs. Moughler came to Stueben Co, IN in 1882, where the former died some years ago.  Deceased is survived by four sons, three daughters, twenty-nine grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and many other distant relatives and loving friends.  She was an earnest, faithful member of the Christian Church.  Funeral was held at the South Scott Church Tuesday afternoon, July 1, Elder C. S. Medbury, officiating."  She married George Moughler, 1827-1895. They are buried at South Scott Cemetery, Steuben Co, IN. - [Steuben Republican, Wednesday, July 2, 1902, page 4, column 2.]  Submitted by Gerald P.

Moulder, Jacob --  Died, December 17th., 1872, at his home, three miles south of Shelby, Mr. Jacob Moulter [sic.], aged 67 years.  His sufferings were of a lingering and painful character to which death came as the long desired relief.  He was a native of Germany, and was for many years a resident of this county, having participated in the hardships of pioneer life.  Religious services were held at the late residence of the deceased, after which his mortal remains received Christian burial at the Gamble grave yard, followed by the bereaved widow, son and daughter, together with numerous friends and neighbors.  -- N.H.L.  [Shelby Independent News:  26 December 1872, Vol. 5, No. 9]

Moulder, Jacob -- Cookton.  Jacob Moulder died at his home, Sept. 14, after a short illness.  He leaves a wife and a large family of grown children.  [Semi-Weekly News:  17 September 1897, Vol. 13, No. 75]

Moulder, Jacob -- Ontario.  George Molden [sic.] who came home on account of the sickness and death of his father, will return to Niagara Falls, Saturday.  [Semi-Weekly News:  28 September 1897, Vol. 13, No. 78]

Moulton, Frances "Fannie" (Sherman) - The dispatch announcing the death in New York City, Thursday night, of Mrs. Frances Sherman Moulton, will be read with feelings of regret by many of the older citizens here, who knew Fannie Sherman, as she was then called, as the belle of Mansfield society in her day.  Mrs. Moulton was the sister of Senator John Sherman and Gen. W.T. Sherman, and was born and raised in a house that stood on the lot now occupied by H.P. Davis' residence on Mulberry Street.  Mrs. Moulton's father died when she was yet an infant.  She was educated at a select school here and afterwards married Chas. W. Moulton, who was at that time engaged in the mercantile business.  He afterwards read law under Judge Bartley and became a very prominent practitioner at the bar.  Mr. and Mrs. Moulton moved to Toledo, where they lived until the war broke out, after which they went to Cincinnati, which place was their home until the death of Col. Moulton two years ago.  After the death of her husband, Mrs. Moulton resided in New York City.  [Richland Shield & Banner:  02 March 1889, Vol. LXXI, No. 41]  *Another death notice for Frances appears in the Mansfield Herald, 21 February 1889.

Moulton, Sarah -- Monday.  Mrs. Sarah Moulton, formerly a resident of this county, died Saturday at Chicago Junction, aged 67 years.  The remains were brought to this city today and interred in the cemetery near Little Washington.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  22 September 1894, Vol. LXXVII, No. 19]

Mounier, Mary Jane
-- The death of Mrs. Mary Mounier occurred at 12:30 o'clock Sunday night at the home of Mr. and Mrs. William Hetrick in Shelby the age of 77 years, 10 months and 19 days. The deceased was born in Liberty Township, Crawford County, in 1825 and has lived with the family of Mr. Hetrick for ?9 years. Submitted by anonymous. [Mansfield News 14 Oct 1902]

Mountain, George W. -- A young man by the name of Geo. Mountain, living in Mansfield, died on Monday of lockjaw, caused by running a splinter into his hand.  --  [Bellville Star:  02 August 1888, Vol. 11, No. 45]

Mountain, George W. -- bur. 7/1888 at Mansfield Cem., lock jaw, 18y, 7m, 23d  [Mansfield Herald:  31 January 1889]

Moury, Hezekiah -- Hezekiah, an old and highly respected citizen of Bellville and vicinity, died at the home of his son, Harley Moury on Monday evening at seven o'clock.  The deceased was 84 years and 6 months of age at the time of his death, which resulted from a lingering illness.  Mr. Moury was born June 8, 1846, on a farm 1˝ miles east of Bellville and lived his entire life in this vicinity.  Four many years he was engaged in farming.  A few years ago he retired and moved to Bellville where he resided until a year ago.  Then, because of poor health, he lived with his daughter, Mrs. Fred Bollinger and with his son, Harley Moury, located 3˝ miles southwest of Bellville.  In 1869, he was married to Margaret Cates and to this union four children were born, three of whom are now living.  His wife preceded him in death in 1917.  He is survived by one son, Harley Moury of Bellville, two daughters, Mrs. Fred Bollinger of Bellville and Mrs. Walter Oberlin of Toledo;  eleven grandchildren, on sister, Mrs. Walter Harter of Cleveland, and one brother, Wilson Moury, of Bellville.  Funeral services which are to be held Thursday afternoon 2 p.m.  at the Bellville Lutheran church will be conducted by Rev. Joseph O'Morrow.  Arrangements are in charge of A.A. Shafer.  Interment will take place in Bellville cemetery.  [Bellville Star:  11 December 1930, Vol. 9, No. 36]

Mower, Samuel -- The Rev. Dr. Samuel Mower was a Richland County pioneer and many of the older families of this county will be pained to learn of his sudden death by paralysis at his home at 365 Franklin Avenue, Cleveland.  He was widely known as one of the pioneers of Methodism in this state, having been an active minister for 43 years of his life.  Dr. Mower was an uncle of Mrs. Harroun and Mrs. Anna M. Mills, of this city.  <<Tributes omitted>>  The Bigelow Lodge, Free and Accepted Masons, then took charge of services, in performing the usual Masonic rites both at the home and grave, with reading of the scripture by the Rev. Mr. Place, and the burial services of the Methodist church conducted by Dr. Mitchell.  the benediction was pronounced by the Rev. Mr. McCaskey.  Beautiful flowers were sent to the family by Bigelow Lodge and Thatcher Chapter, of the Mason and the Royal Arcanum, of which Dr. Mower had been a member.  Many friends and neighbors also sent handsome and suitable floral pieces.   The Masons and the members of the Royal Arcanum were represented at the burial.  The active pall-bearers were Masons, while brother ministers were honorary pall bearers.  [Semi-Weekly News:  06 April 1897, Vol. 13, No. 28]

Mowery, ---- -- Butler.  The infant child of Mr. & Mrs. Marion Morvery [sic.] of Newville, died Friday of cholera infantum and was interred at St. John's on Sunday.  [Semi-Weekly News:  08 October 1897, Vol. 13, No. 81]

Mowery, Daniel -- Newville.  Daniel Mowery, an aged and much esteemed citizen of Newville, was stricken with paralysis Wednesday and died at 8 p.m. Saturday.  The funeral occurred Monday at 10 a.m.  Services and interment at St. Johns.  --  [Mansfield Semi-Weekly News:  22 November 1898, Vol. 14, No. 96]

Mowery, Daniel -- Butler.  Daniel Mowery, a well-known resident of near Newville, died Saturday morning, aged about 73 years, from a nervous disorder.  The funeral took place on Monday at St. Johns.  --  [Mansfield Semi-Weekly News:  25 November 1898, Vol. 14, No. 97]

Mowery, Esther -- Monday.  Mrs. Esther Mowery, wife of Joseph Mowery, aged 65 years, died at her home in Mifflin, Saturday.  The deceased was a sister of the late Chas. Stull.  The funeral took place at 10 o'clock this morning.  [Richland Shield & Banner:  12 September 1891, Vol. LXXIV, No. 16]

Mowery, Lorana -- Mrs. Walter J. Oberlin of Toledo was called to this city by the death of Mrs. Lorana Mowery.  [Mansfield (OH) Daily News:  07 April 1909]

Mowery, Mrs. J.N. -- Wednesday.  Mrs. J.N. Mowery, aged about 60 years, died at College Place at 10 o'clock this morning, after a year's illness from a complication of diseases.  At this writing arrangements for the funeral have not been made.   -- [Richland Shield & Banner:  20 June 1891, Vol. LXXIV, No. 5]

Mowery, Mrs. Jacob -- Mt. Zion.  On Monday last Mrs. Jacob Mowery was buried at Mt. Zion.  [Richland Shield & Banner:  13 February 1892]

Mowery, Philip -- Bellville.  Philip Mowery, aged 78 years, died at the home of his son, Hezekiah, one mile south of this place on Tuesday morning.  The funeral was held on Thursday from the Lutheran church.  Interment at Bellville Cemetery.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  14 April 1894, Vol. LXXVI, No. 48]

Mowry, Charles C. -- Charles Mowry died at his rooms in the Wise block at 9 o'clock Friday morning.  About two months ago he and his family moved here from Newville so that he could take special treatment from Dr. Anderson.  He had consumption.  The disease confined him to bed about two weeks ago.  A wife and two children are left to mourn his loss.  The deceased was about thirty-five years of age.  The remains were taken to Newville for interment.  --  [Mansfield Weekly News:  01 December 1887, Vol. 4, No. 3]

Mowry, Charles C. -- Newville.  C.C. Mowry was buried last Sunday at St. John Church.  There were 160 buggies and wagons in the procession.  --  [Mansfield Weekly News:  08 December 1887, Vol. 4, No. 4]

Mowry, Ella -- Bellville.  Ella, wife of Wm. Mowery, died at their home south of this place, on Friday, Feb. 24th.  Her funeral takes place at the St. Luke's English Lutheran church at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday.  Mrs. Mowery leaves a husband and four small children.  -- [Richland Shield & Banner: 28 February 1891, Vol. LXXIII, No. 41]

Mowry, J.N. -- Wednesday.  Dr. J.N. Mowry died at his home in Cleveland yesterday afternoon, at the age of 69 years.  The remains will be brought to Mansfield tomorrow for interment.  Dr. Mowry lived in this city for about 25 years, removing to Cleveland several years ago.  During the war he was surgeon of the 86th. O.V.I.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  28 October 1893, Vol. LXXVI, No. 23]

Mowry, Jacob -- Jacob Mowry, father of Samuel Mowry of West First street, died at his home between Mifflin and Hayesville Wednesday night at 10:00.  He was about 80 years of age and had lived in Ashland county many years, having come there from Pennsylvania and settling on a farm where he lived the rest of his life.  His wife died about five years ago.  He leaves four sons -- Samuel Mowry, of West First street;  Norman Mowry, of near Hayesville;  George Mowry, of Copus Hill;  and John Mowry, of near Lucas -- and four daughters -- Mrs. John Wilson, of Widowsville;  Mrs. William Kelly, of Hayesville;  Mrs. Ellen Sturgeon, of near Hayesville;  and Mrs. William Sheriff of Mifflin.    Mr. Mowry was a member of the Lutheran church at Mifflin.  Funeral services Saturday morning at 8:30 at his late home.  Interment at Mt. Zion.  Relatives from this city will be in attendance.  [Mansfield News:  22 November 1901, Vol. 17, No. 225]

Mowry, Jacob -- Butler.  Jacob Mowery, aged 24 years, a young man who made his home with George Scott, west of Loudonville, near the gravel pit, was killed by a Pennsylvania train, Tuesday night of last week.  [Bellville Messenger:  24 August 1906, Vol. 14, No. 30]

Mowry, James -- d. 10/3/1869 at Jefferson Twp.;  45y, 3m, 12d;  b. Pennsylvania;  farmer;  no cause listed  [Richland Co. Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Mowry, John J. -- John J. Mowry, a two-year-old son of Matthias & Lora H. Mowry, died on Monday evening, Sept. 18th., of congestion of the brain and was buried on Wednesday following in the Emanuel church graveyard.  [Ohio Liberal:  25 September 1878]

Mowry, Lois Thomas -- Mrs. Lois Thomas Mowry, 89, a resident of Wellesley, Mass., widow of Dr. Eli M. Mowry died Thursday in Wellesley after a long illness.  Dr. and Mrs. Mowry were missionaries in Korea for many years, where he was a professor at Song Sil University in Korea.  Dr. and Mrs. Mowry  were members of the Presbyterian Church, where he held many offices.  They were both graduates of Wooster College.  She was born Sept. 22, 1885 in Bellefontaine.  Surviving are one son, Dr. David P. Mowry of Washington, D.C.; two daughters; Miss Lucetta Mowry, and Andrew Mellion professor at Wellesly College with whom Mrs. Mowry made her home and Mrs. Miriam Stein of Bethesda, Md.; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.  Services will be held Monday at 10:30 a.m. at the Diamond St. Home of the Wappner Funeral Directors by the Rev. Ronald Mowry of Akron.  Burial will be in Mansfield Cemetery.  Friend may call Sunday afternoon and evening.  Submitted by Linda & Shirley.  Typed by Bev Craig.  [Mansfield News Journal
27 June 1975, p.5]

Mowry, Mariah -- Bellville.  Mariah, wife of H.L. Mowry, a notice of whose death was given last week, was buried on Friday, Rev. H.L. Canfield conducting the obsequies.  Her age was 29 years, 2 months and 11 days.  She left a husband and three children.  --  [Bellville Star:  06 March 1884, Vol. 7, No. 23]

Mowry, Mary -- d. 1/10/1872 at Mansfield - cancer;  33y, 2m, 1w;  housewife;  white;  res. Mansfield  [Richland Co. Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Mowry, Maurice -- MOWRY -- In this city May 20th., Maurice, oldest son of Samuel and Margaret Mowry, aged 10 years, 7 months and 27 days.   The funeral will take place from the family residence, 52 East Third Street, to-morrow at 2 p.m.  [Ohio Liberal:  21 May 1884, Vol. 12, No. 6]

Mowry, Mrs. Daniel -- Newville.  Mrs. Daniel Mowry, who died suddenly last Monday of heart trouble, was buried Tuesday at St. John's, the Rev. Dollbear, of Perrysville, officiating.  She left an aged husband, who is not expected to survive many days, and one son, single, at home.  Mrs. Mowry's sudden death was a great shock to the family.  She was a woman respected by all who knew her.  The funeral was largely attended.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  13 April 1895, Vol. LXXVII, No. 48]

Mowry, Mrs. Daniel -- Newville.  Our village was startled Monday, April 1, by the death of Mrs. Daniel Mowry.  She was 66 years and 21 days old and the mother of six children, of whom four survive. All were present at the funeral except one son.  She was a kind and devoted companion and mother and a good neighbor.  She was buried at St. John's Cemetery on Thursday.  A large concourse of sorrowing relatives and friends followed the remains to their last resting place.  -- [Mansfield News:  13 April 1895, Vol. XI, No. 38]

Mowry, Mrs. Daniel -- Mrs. Daniel Mowry died at her late home in Newville, Monday, at 2 p.m. The funeral takes place this (Thursday) morning, at 10:00 o’clock. [Bellville Independent: 04 April 1895]

Mowry, Mrs. E.J. -- Thursday.  The funeral of Mrs. E.J. Mowry will take place tomorrow afternoon at 3 p.m.  Services will be held in the Episcopal church, interment in the Mansfield Cemetery.   -- [Richland Shield & Banner:  20 June 1891, Vol. LXXIV, No. 5]

Mowry, Philip -- Philip Mowry died at the home of his son, Hezekiah Mowry, on Tuesday, April 10, 1894.  He was born February 29th., 1817.  He was known by all as an upright and energetic man.  He came from Washington Co., Pa., in early life and has been a resident of Jefferson Twp. ever since.  He had reached the ripe age of 78 years, 1 month and 11 days.  The funeral services will be held in the Lutheran church Thursday, April 12th., at 10:30.  Meet at the house at ten o'clock.  – [BELLVILLE INDEPENDENT:  12 April 1894, Vol. 6, No. 48]

Mowry, Samuel

Mowry, W.F. -- 78Y;  former Lexington res. and farmer;  d. 1/9/1952 at Louisville, OH;  h/o Verda  [MNJ: 10 January 1952]

Moyer, Caroline B. -- Submitted by Shirley.  [Mansfield News Journal:  03 December 1969, p. 34]

Moyer, Homer F. -- Homer F. Moyer, 89, of 552 Lida St., died Saturday evening in Mansfield General Hospital.  He was born April 9, 1901, in Findlay and had lived in Mansfield for the past 52 years.  Mr. Moyer was retired from Mansfield Tire and Rubber Co. and was a member of the First Assembly of God.  he was a veteran and had served in the U.S. Navy.  Surviving are his wife, Edna M. Newton Moyer, whom he married June 22, 1921; a daughter, Betty G. Sellers of Ashland; a daughter and son-in-law, Marilyn and Mark Weston, Columbia, Mississippi; a son, Donald F. Moyer of Boca Raton, Florida; 14 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; eight great-great-grandchildren; a brother, Russell L. Moyer, Mayville, Michigan; and a sister, Katheryn Foster of Sanford, Florida.  He was preceded in death by a grand-son, Gregory Moyer, and two great-grandchildren, Troy Allen Kershner and Michael Kershner.  Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at the First Assembly of God Church by the Rev. Jerry Lambert.  Burial will be in Mansfield Cemetery.  Submitted by Mike.  [MANSFIELD NEWS JOURNAL:  05 November 1990]

Moysey, Mary -- bur. 10/12/1879 at Mansfield Cem., heart disease;  75y, 7m   [Richland Shield & Banner: 10 January 1880]

Moysi, Appolonia Evelyn Heitz -- d. 1/13/1995;  mem. St. John's U.C.C.  [St. John's U.C.C. 1995 Annual Congregational Record, p. 14]

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