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The Death of John Jeffords

“John Jeffords, a native of Scioto county, who died at his home in Wellston Sunday was buried Tuesday on his sixteenth birthday anniversary. He was a brother of Mrs. George Terry and an uncle of Mrs. Charles Noel of this city.” “Mr. Jeffords was born in Carey’s run community. His parents were Josiah and Mary …


John Blair Dies of Typhoid Fever

“John Blair, of Carey’s Run, died this morning of typhoid fever. He was forty years old and leaves a wife and three children. The deceased was one of the most popular men in Washington township and was trustee of the township at the time of his death. He had been sick but a short time, …

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The Obituary of Hettie Journey

“Mrs. Hettie Ann Journey, 89, widow of Thomas A Journey, a Civil war veteran, died at 9:23 PM Sunday at the home of a daughter, Mrs. Dora Spence of Carey’s Run, with whom she had been living the past two years.” “Mrs. Journey suffered a stroke of paralysis two years ago. Her condition had been …

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Child Dies of Coffee Burns

“Funeral services will be conducted at 2 PM Tuesday for Adrian Orville Wellman, year-old son of Lynn and Pearl Jordan Wellman of Portsmouth Rt 5 who died Saturday in Mercy Hospital. Death followed an accident at the Wellman home Friday when coffee was upset and the child received severe burns.” “Surviving in addition to the …

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Samuel Smith is Dead

“Injuries sustained a week ago in a fall from a corn wagon, proved fatal to Samuel Smith, a well-known resident of the West Side, who passed away Thursday evening at 11:45 o’clock at the family residence near Friendship. His skull was fractured and every effort was made to save his life, but the physicians were …

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