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DEATH OF CHARLES D. PERRINE
Died at Charleston, Tenn, July 25th, 1864, Charles D. Perrine, a member of Co. B, 2nd Regiment O. H. A., son of Wm. E. and Anna Perrine.
Charles was a quiet, inoffensive young man, respected by all who knew
him. His last ill ness was long and painful, yet he bore it with out a
murmur, and to-day we trust, is a soldier
Mrs. Colonel Ewing, in a letter to his mother, says: “On Sabbath,
two days previous to his death, I said, ‘Charley do you know me?’
‘Mrs. Ewing,’ he feebly replied, and closed his eyes again,
- looking as if he had already passed into another world. His cousin stood
near, and I asked him about Charley’s age, and if he had a Bible.
In a few moments Charley spoke himself of his age, and asked for his Bible.
His cousin went to camp for it, and placed it in Charley’s trembling
hand. He gave it to me and said, ‘Sister Mary.’ I then asked
if he would like to have me write to his mother – and what I should
tell her. He said, ‘Give her my love – and good-bye.’
After a while he groaned, - I asked him what he wished – he said,
‘I am thinking what I shall – tell – her.’ Then
his mind seemed to wander. I sat with his cold hand clasped in mine a
long time. I then asked if he could commit himself to the Savior, - he
Lines Written by a Comrade.
But I know that death will ere long lay me low.
Never more shall I see the loved ones at home.
Source: unidentified newspaper clipping in the Helen (Evans) Ragatz papers at the Warren County Genealogical Society
Arne H Trelvik
5 Jul 2003
DEATH OF JOHN PERRINE
Many expressions of sorrow were heard on last Monday when the sad news
was received in Lebanon of the death of Warren county’s grand old
man, Mr. John Perrine, who passed to the great beyond on that day at his
home near Hageman, ripe in years, rich in good deeds and beloved by all
who knew him. His death came as the culmination of a brief illness.
Source: The Western Star, Lebanon,
Ohio, Thursday, November 10, 1921
DIED—On the 1st inst. at the residence of her father, Joseph Perrine, after a short illness of fever, Mrs. Lydia Brewster of Bellbrook, Greene County. She was in the 42d year of her age. She was a consistent member of the Baptist church for more than twenty-one years, and illustrated, in an eminent degree, all the graces and excellencies of the Christian character, and died the death of the righteous. She was an affectionate daughter, a devoted wife, a good mother, and an excellent neighbor.
Source: The Western Star, dated 11 June 1849 (obtained from the Ohio Historical Society, microfilm roll # 19249)
11 June 2004
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