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“After more than a year’s illness of complications death at 11:20 o’clock last night claimed Mrs. George Nagel, the final summons coming at her home, 1217 Grandview avenue.” “Mrs. Clara Nagel was born at South Webster, this county, 38 years ago. Her maiden names was Clara Wesley. She was married 18 years ago to George …

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The Obituary of Miss Ida Kirby

“Miss Ida Kirby, step-daughter of Mr. James Keyes, died of quick consumption last Monday night, after several months of painful illness. She was a member of Sixth Street Methodist Episcopal Church, a kind and affectionate daughter, and much beloved by her acquaintances. Her funeral services were conducted at her late residence last Wednesday afternoon by …

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Mysterious Body Appears in Portsmouth

“On Wednesday night a box containing a corpse in a glass-faced, air-tight coffin, arrived by express at this place, from Memphis, Tennessee, addressed to JW Cowne, Portsmouth, Ohio. No one claiming it, on Thursday it was opened. There was a probability of it being the remains of TW Cowne, lately living several miles below the …

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Think Suicide is Wash Baker

“The finding of the badly decomposed body of a man, apparently 70 or 75 years of age, hanging from the limb of a tree in the woods four miles from Stewartsville, Thursday afternoon at 3:30 o’clock, leads to the theory that the mystery surrounding the disappearance of Wash Baker, the aged Rosemount citizen, has been …

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Very Lovely are Tokens for Nettie Williams

“The funeral of Nettie Williams, the young girl, who died from her burns sustained at the pistol factory, took place at the family home on East Front street at two o’clock, Thursday afternoon. There was a large attendance at the services which were in charge of Reverend George P Taubman of the Christian church. She …

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Ten Bodies Exhumed, Taken to Greenlawn

“The remains of the parents of James M. Williams and of eight other departed relatives were successfully removed from below Pond Run to Greenlawn cemetery Wednesday evening. Nothing was found left of three other bodies known to have been buried in the family graveyard. Mr. Williams’ father was married four times and the remains of …

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A Failed Reconciliation Ends in Death

“Despondent because he could not bring about a reconciliation between himself and his wife of a year, Edward McCoy, 48, of 1826 Timmonds Avenue, took his life Wednesday at the home of his estranged wife, Mrs. Bessie Conrad McCoy of Russell Road. Mr. McCoy had gone to the home to talk to his wife, from …

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Greenlawn Cemetery’s March 1876 Sexton Report

3rd- Christena Meisner, aged fifty-eight years; dropsy.3rd- Henry Martin, aged twenty-nine years; consumption.4th- Julia Salsbury, aged fifty-two years; tumor.6th- Child of Homer Montgomery, aged two months; inflammation of bowels.7th- Martha J. Shoup, aged thirty years; consumption.7th- Maria Debo, aged thirty years; inflammation of bowels.8th- Hettie Stevenson, aged sixty-eight years, consumption10th- Sarah Klotts, aged ninety-three years; …