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Noah Murphy is Wanted

“Local offices of the Red Cross Society have received a request from authorities at Washington in the search for Noah Murphy, a former discharged soldier.” “Noah Murphy, whose place of residence is unknown, will take notice that on the 1st day of October, 1932, Blanche Murphy by her next friend Mary Clifford, filed her petition …

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Another Fatal Case of Diphtheria

“The first child that was attacked by diphtheria on the West Side proved fatal Monday morning at an early hour. Chelsey Moore, the bright infant son of James Moore, is the one we refer to. He survived until the disease had spread among other children, suffered perhaps intensely and then had to succumb to death. …

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The Death of Alonzo Williams

“Alonzo Williams, a prominent citizen of Nile township, died at his residence last Wednesday evening after a brief illness, of pneumonia. The deceased, for many years a resident of the county, was highly respected by his neighbors. He leaves five children, four sons and one daughter, all grown. His funeral will take place tomorrow at …

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15 Year Old Gives Life In Rescue Try

Witnesses Report Pair Released Holds On Motorboat “Two East End boys were drowned Sunday in the Ohio River at the old ferry landing near the foot of River Ave.” The victims were Cecil McGlone, 15, of 2039 Fifth st, and Wade James, 11, of 309 Campbell Ave.” “Horrified witnesses said the drownings occurred when an …

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Cleaning the Headstone of Louella Hinkle

March 19, 2023, Friendship, Ohio – After having spent the winter working on digitizing records, researching, and preparing to get back out into the field this spring we caught a nice day, albeit a little overcast. So we hit the road to visit Friendship Cemetery, in Friendship, Scioto County, Ohio. While not the oldest cemetery …

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Laura Mildred Shover

“After a several days illness of pneumonia death claimed Laura Mildred Shover, nine months old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. EM Shover, of Glenwood addition, New Boston, at five o’clock Monday morning. The parents are grief stricken over the loss of their baby. The funeral will be held from the home Wednesday with burial at …

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Two Soldiers Nabbed Here as Deserters

“Two soldiers were arrested Sunday on charges of deserting the army and one faced an additional charge of escaping from the guardhouse.” “The gave their names as Raymond H Shover, 23, of Friendship, and Meddie Wilson Graley Jr., 21, of Clothier, West Virginia.” “Sheriff Earl C Brandel received a message from Camp Edwards, Massachusetts, to …

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Goldie Shaffer Obituary

“Failure to have her treated for diphtheria resulted in the death of Goldie, four year old daughter of John Shaffer, store keeper and farmer of Friendship, Monday evening.” “The child has been ill since last Tuesday but no physician was called in until Monday evening. Two other children of the family who had diphtheria and …

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Grover Cleveland Odle Obituary

“Grover Cleveland Odle, aged 24 years, died at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. William Odle, of Odle Creek, Monday evening, after a year’s suffering with dropsy. Up until the time he was stricken he was employed at the N&W Terminals in this city. Besides his parents he is survived by several brothers …

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The Hutton Brothers of Friendship Cemetery

The neat rows and clusters of rural cemeteries often tell their own stories. The small family plots have their own particular geometry and tragic arithmetic for those that stop to visit. In the first picture is Private John Hutton. He enlisted at the age of 17, and died September 14, 1862 at Helena, Arkansas. His …