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OLDEST RESIDENT DEAD.
Mrs. Catherine Hatfield, 94, Succumbs Friday Morning. Was Oldest Resident in Lebanon.
The death of Mrs. Catherine Hatfield, Friday morning removed from Lebanon its oldest resident. She was the mother of Mrs. J. H. Wood and death occurred at the Wood home. Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon.
Catherine Ann Sill was born near Elizabeth, Monmouth County New Jersey October 10. 1813.
She was the daughter of Thomas and Charity Sill and was the eighth of eleven children, seven sons and four daughters of whom none survive. At the age of eighteen in company with her parents, brothers and sisters, and a number of neighborhood families, she emigrated to Ohio locating in Warren County near Calisle [sic]. Here she spent the days of her young womanhood, in the midst of the primitive conditions of that early period.
In September of 1838, she was united in marriage to Israel L. Hatfield. To this union were born seven children, six sons and one daughter; of whom only one son, V. C. Hatfield and the daughter, Belle H. Wood, survive.
About 1845 Mr. and Mrs. Hatfield removed to Lebanon, in which place they spent their remaining days. Mrs. Hatfield survived her husband fourteen years.
She was a woman of remarkable vitality. During a long life of ninety-four years, she retained all her faculties, except that of hearing, until the beginning of her final illness ten weeks ago.
Mrs. Hatfield was a member of the Methodist church of which denomination her father was a minister. She was a devoted wife and a kind and affectionate mother.
As a friend and neighbor she was very sympathetic and helpful in the time of sickness and trouble.
Arne H Trelvik
24 Aug 2005
Clark Hatfield - 6 June 1856 Western Star obituary
Clark Hatfield - June 6, 1856 - In the vicinity of
Lebanon, on Sunday last, Mr. Clark Hatfield, in the 75th
year of his age. He was one of the early settlers of Warren County, having
arrived at Deerfield, on the 4th of July 1800; and has ever since been
a resident of the county. He was a quiet, orderly, excellent citizen,
and much esteemed by his friends and neighbors.
The War Department has notified Mr. and Mrs. Harold Hatfield of Park Avenue their son, Lt. Dale H. Hatfield, who was seriously wounded in action in Austria on May 3, succumbed to wounds on May 5.
Mr. and Mrs. Hatfield received the first telegram on Thursday and the second on Saturday.
Lt. Hatfield was first wounded in action in Germany on December 2, 1944, but had recovered sufficiently to rejoin his outfit. He was awarded the Purple Heart and Bronze Star. Well known here, Lt. Hatfield is a graduate of Lebanon high school in the class of '36. He was engaged in farming before entering the service.
Lt. Hatfield entered the service March 9, 1942 and served overseas since September 1944.
Besides his mother and father he leaves two sisters, Gladys of Cincinnati and Mrs. Richard Cunningham of Mason. His brother-in-law, Richard Cunningham, Y2/c is serving with the Navy somewhere in the Pacific.
Dale H. Hatfield - The Western Star, Lebanon, Ohio, Thursday, November 18, 1948
On March 9, 1942 he answered his country's call to duty and served 38 months in the 44th Division of the U. S. Army. In September 1944 he left for overseas duty in the EUropean theater. There his gallant spirit and meritorious service in action against the enemy won for him the Purple Heart and Bronze Star. His valiant deeds and unselfish devotion to duty merited him a battlefield commission of Second Lieutenant on January 8, 1945. He was fatally wounded in Austria May 3, 1945 and succumbed to his wounds in a hospital in Germany. He was posthumously awarded the Silver Star and another Bronze Star and Purple Heart.
He is survived by his parents and two sisters Mrs. Gladys Warne of Miami Beach, Florida and Mrs. Donna Cunningham of Hamilton, Ohio
Arne H Trelvik
3 May 2009
Earl Ferguson Hatfield - June 5, 1991 - Former Lebanon
resident Earl Ferguson Hatfield, 91, died Tuesday, May
28, in Palm Springs, Florida., where he lived. He moved from Lebanon to
Florida in 1945. He was a member of the Belvedere Baptist Church and co-owner
of Hatfield Rug Cleaners Corp. Survivors include his wife, Daisey,
two sons, Donald of West Palm Beach, Fla. and James
of Palm Springs, Fla.; 14 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren. He
was preceded in death by two sons, Robert and Everett.
Services were held Friday, May 31, in the E. Earl Smith & Son East
Chapel in Lake Worth, Fla., with the Revs. Glen Ross, Al Childress and
Ray Henry officiating. Burial was in Hillcrest Memorial Park Cemetery
in West Palm Beach, Florida.
Edgar J. Hatfield , son of Sarah F.
and Jacob A. Hatfield, was born on October 20, 1873,
and departed this early life on October 14, 1927. In the year 1897 he
was united in marriage with Gertrude Fairchild. Their
home was blessed with four sons, one of whom died in infancy. The father
and the mother of the departed both preceded their son into eternity.
Mr. Hatfield is survived, besides two brothers, a sister and two grandsons,
by his devoted wife and three sons, William C. Hatfield
of West Palm Beach Florida, Earl F. Hatfield of Lebanon,
Ohio, Ralph J. Hatfield, also of West Palm Beach, Florida.
With the exception of about three years, Mr. Hatfield spent his entire
life in Warren County. Funeral services were held on Monday morning, October
17, at 10 o'clock at the Oswald funeral home. The Junior Order of United
American Mechanics, in co-operation with Rev. John H. Lamy, had charge
of the services. The body was laid to rest in the cemetery at South Lebanon,
Mrs. Elnora I. Hatfield, aged 65, 724 Arnold Drive,
West Palm Beach, Fla. died Saturday afternoon. Mrs. Hatfield was a former
resident of Lebanon. Survivors include her husband, Earl F. Hatfield
of West Palm Beach; four sons, Robert and Jimmie
of Lebanon and Donald and Everett of
West Palm Beach; two sisters, Mrs. Bessie Wright of Fort
Wayne, Ind., and Mrs. Kathryn Wagner of Dayton; one brother,
Roy Stringfellow of Dayton, and 14 grandchildren. Funeral
services were held Tuesday at the E. Earl Smith and Sons Funeral Home
in Lake Worth, Fla. Interment followed in Hillcrest Memorial Park, West
Mrs. Gertrude Hatfield dies at home of son. Last rites
for Mrs. Gertrude Hatfield, widow of Edgar Hatfield,
who passed away Monday night after a lingering illness at the age of 50
years, will be conducted at the Oswald Funeral Home Thursday at 10 am.
Mrs. Hatfield passed away at the home of her son, Earl,
near Morrow. She is survived by three sons, Earl, of
Morrow, and Ralph and Cecil, who reside
in Florida. Burial will be in South Lebanon.
Death of Jacob A. Hatfield - Jacob A. Hatfield
died at his home east of town Thursday, February 14. On July 4. 1888,
he was stricken with paralysis and from that time until his death he was
deprived of his speech. The funeral services were held on Saturday morning
at eleven o'clock from the Bethany church and were in charge of Rev. Crampton.
Interment at Bethany.
James Edgar Hatfield, 68, of Palms Springs, Fla., died
Thursday, Nov. 29, 2001. He was a Korean War Army Veteran. He was preceded
in death by his wife, Ruth Irene White Hatfield. He is
survived by a brother, Donald Leroy Hatfield of Titusville,
Fla., four sons, Everett Hatfield of Wheelersburg, OH.,
Michael Hatfield of Mansfield, Texas, Gary and
Jerry Hatfield of West Palm Beach, Fla.; and three daughters,
Cathy Conley of New Boston, Ohio, Bonnie Sue
Carey of West Palm Beach, Fla., and Connie Lou Carr
of Pickens, South Carolina.
Joseph Hatfield - 5 January 1815 obituary from The Western Star contributed by Everett Hatfield on 24 Apr 2005 who writes, "This is the obit for my 6th Great Grandfather Joseph Hatfield. he started the Hatfield line in Warren County, Ohio."
LEBANON, JANUARY 5, 1815
Joseph C. Hatfield - 3 May 1850 Western Star obituary contributed by Everett Hatfield on 24 Apr 2005 who writes, "this is an obit of my 4th great grandfather "
DIED - On the 2nd inst., near Lebanon, Jos. C. Hatfield.
MRS. MARY J. HATFIELD, mother of George D. Hatfield. of the Star grocery, died on Monday in the 65th year of her age. The funeral services were held at the Genntown church yesterday, conducted by Rev. S. D. Bennett.
Arne H Trelvik
6 Feb 2005
PERRY A. HATFIELD SERVICES TUESDAY
Widely Known Warren County Farmer; Burial in Bethany Cemetery
Funeral services for Perry Addison Hatfield, age 71 years, who died Sunday on the farm on which he was born and reared, were conducted Tuesday afternoon at the Johnson Funeral Home in charge of Rev. J. A. Albright. Interment was made in Bethany Cemetery.
A bachelor, Hatfield operated a farm here his entire life and was well known throughout the county. He is survived by a brother, Stanley, of Columbus, and a sister, Mrs. Elmira Shawhan, East Main street, Lebanon.
Pallbearers were Elbert, Leon, Everett and Donald Irons, Dellos Worley and Howard Cook.
Arne H Trelvik
14 Feb 2005
Mrs. Neoma Hatfield, age 71 years died at her late residence east of Lebanon last Saturday morning after an illness of several years. Funeral Services were held at the home on Tuesday afternoon at 2:00 o'clock. She is survived by two daughters and one son.
Source: The Western Star, Lebanon,
Ohio, June 15, 1916
Robert Vernon Hatfield, 64, of 1516 Jack Road, died
Wednesday at Bethesda Care Center, Warren County. He was a lifetime resident
of Lebanon and owner of the Hatfield Carpet Service for 42 years. He was
an Army veteran of World War II and a member of the Fields-Ertel Road
First Church of God.
Contributed by Everett Hatfield
on 28 Jan & 17 Apr 2005 who writes
Sarah Ferguson Hatfield, who for sixty one years lived
two miles southeast of Lebanon on the old Hatfield homestead on the Stubbs
mills Road died there on April 22nd, at the advanced age of eighty seven
years. She was the widow of Jacob A. Hatfield, who died
in 1906. Funeral services were held for at Bethany Church on Monday morning,
conducted by Rev. Lamy. She was the mother of four children, Mrs.
Robert Shawhan, Perry, Edgar and Stanley, all
of whom survive her. She was a good woman, a good neighbor and a good
mother. "It may be wrong to idolize a human being, but for such idolatry
of a good mother, God will surely forgive. True affection never dies-it
is confined to no sphere-it is a spark of divinity, implanted in every
human soul, and grows and strengthens and becomes finer as the years pass
Mrs. Jacob Hatfield Dies - Sarah F. Hatfield,
87, widow of Jacob Hatfield, died at her home east of
town last Friday following an attack of heart trouble. Funeral services
were held Monday at the Bethany Church at 10:30 a.m. with Rev. Lamy officiating.
Burial was made there.
LEBANON MAN DEAD
Source: The Miami Gazette, Waynesville,
Ohio, April 29, 1914
Stanley F. "Dick" Hatfield - 27 Nov 1947 obituary contributed by Everett Hatfield on 24 Apr 2005 who writes, "this is my grandfathers brother. "
COUNTY NATIVE DIES SUDDENLY
William C. Hatfield, 71, of 601 North Lakeside Drive
died recently in Lake Worth. Survivors include his wife, Eula
of Lake Worth; one brother, Earl of West Palm Beach,
three grandchildren and four nephews.
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