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BIAS, Charles
CHARLES F. BIAS TAKEN BY DEATH
BLOOD POISON FATAL IN TEN DAYS.
Employe of A. C. & F. Shops Succumbs As a Result of Splinter In Hand-Funeral Today.
Charles F. Bias, 37, employe at the A. C. & F. shops here died yesterday morning at his home 1675 Eleventh avenue as the result of blood poison induced by running a splinter into his hand ten days ago while at work.
He leaves the widow, formerly Miss Myrtle Lunsford and the following children: Geraldine, Christine, Charles and Gordon.
Bias was a member of the Woodmen of the World, and attended the Twentieth street Baptist church. The funeral will be held this afternoon at the residence at three thirty o'clock. Rev. J. A. Smith officiating. Interment will be made at Spring Hill cemetery. -The Herald-Dispatch, Monday Morning, April 14, 1919

BIAS, DAVID Sixty years old, who was killed in a freak explosion Thursday afternoon at a gasoline filling station opposite the entrance to the Lawrence county fair grounds in Proctorville, O., will be buried Sunday afternoon in Spring Hill cemetery. Funeral services will be held at 2:30 o'clock at the Seventh Avenue Methodist Episcopal church. Mr. Bias was fatally hurt when a compressed air gasoline lamp, which he was holding while it was being recharged with air, exploded in his hands. -The Herald-Dispatch, Saturday Morning, August 27, 1927

BIAS, Elahugh Seventy-seven years old, of 725 Washington Avenue, died yesterday at 4 P.M. He was the father of the late Levi Bias of the Huntington Police Department and the late Private Willard Bias who was killed overseas in the late war. Surviving are four sons, Bernie and D. B. Bias, at home, B. L. Bias of Huntington Route 1 and Bassie Bias of Huntington; four daughters, Mrs. Zina Adkins and Mrs. Bessie Frye of Huntington, Mrs. Anna Roberts of Wilcoe, W. Va., and Mrs. Martha Rickman of Huntington Route 3; three sisters, Mrs. Minnie Parsons of Huntington, Mrs. Elizabeth Bias, of the home, and Mrs. Lucy Ross of Saltrock; 19 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. The body will be returned to the home today at 4 P.M. from the Wallace Funeral Home at Barboursville. -The Herald Dispatch, Monday, June 7, 1948

BIAS, Mrs. Elizabeth
MRS. ELIZABETH BIAS Seventy-three years old, of 4537 Bradley road, who died yesterday morning after  brief illness, will be buried tomorrow at Shoals, W. Va., following funeral services at 10 o'clock at the Kellogg Independent Church of God.  The body will be removed this morning to the residence from the Reger Funeral home.  Surviving are two sons, Frank Walters, of Huntington, and Hughes Walters, of Beech Fork; two daughters, Mrs. Cora Ward, of Huntington, and Mrs. Nora Scytes, of Toller, Ky., 15 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. -The Herald Dispatch, Friday, April 9, 1937, pg. 12

BIAS, Henry
PIONEER CITIZEN DEAD
Henry Bias, a pioneer citizen of Cabell county, and one of the best known residents of the county, died yesterday at his home on Kilgore creek, after a long illness of cancer. He was a very old man, and the father of R. A. Bias. -The Huntington Advertiser, Friday Evening, Jan 16, 1903

BIAS, Linsey
LINSAY BIAS Seventy-eight years old, died yesterday afternoon at 5:30 o'clock at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Maude Saunders, 438 Smith street, East, following an illness of five weeks.  Funeral arrangements have not been announced.  In addition to the daughter he is survived by a son, Alex Bias, of Montgomery, W. Va., and another daughter, Mrs. Ollie Lee Grand, of this city. -The Herald Dispatch, Friday, April 1, 1932

BIAS, Roland Died - At his home on Guyandotte River, in Cabell County, on the 17th of May, 1875, Roland Bias, in his 82nd year of his age. The deceased was a remarkable man. He was over six feet high and straight as an arrow, a strong and robust healthy man til a few months before his death. He was full of girth, a genial companion, fond of sport, such as hunting, horse-racing, etc., and often boasting that he could beat any man West of the Blue Ridge pitching horse shoes, and throw any man down in the county. Yet withal, he was a man of tender heart and often helped those who were in distress, and very seldom refused to go security for a deserving person in trouble. He never went to school a day in his life, could not read or write, and yet was a man of good sense and of great influence in his section; was a member of the Board of Supervisors, President of the Overseers of the Poor, and an old time Magistrate. He was born in old Virginia, and moved to this country with his Father about the year 1802, when he was only nine years old. At that time there were only eleven families on the Guyandotte River from "its south to its Islands" , as it was called then, meaning to Logan Court House, all of whom and their decendants have disappeared from this part of the State. With his Father, he settled at the south of Tylers Creek on Guyandotte River near the Salt Rock, and lived in that vicinity all his life. He had been married three times surviving all his wives; had eight sons and eighteen daughters. His children, grand and great grandchildren numbered one hundred and sixty three, most all of whom now live in Cabell, Lincoln and Wayne Counties. At the time of his demise he was the oldest continuous resident of the County, having lived in this County seventy-three years. In those good old times, when game was abundant, he would spend three months every year in hunting, and would return home laden with deer, bear, coons, etc. The writer has often listened to his marvelous tales of pioneer life with intense interest and delight. His first wife was Dicy Brusfield, his second Tabitha McComas, daughter of old Joe McComas, and his third Martha Mitchell from Virginia. -Dated 19 June 1875, source unknown


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