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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 Virtual Tour of Worley’s Run Cemetery

During our visit to Worley’s Run Cemetery in Nile Township, Scioto County, Ohio, on December 3, 2023, we were immersed in the distinctive character of rural burial grounds that serves the needs of specific communities. This site exemplifies the blend of historical and currently active cemeteries, illustrating the evolution of burial practices within a smaller …

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Clay Henry McGraw Dies at Buena Vista

“Clay Henry McGraw, sixteen days old son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry McGraw, of Buena Vista, died Saturday evening at 4:30 after suffering with measles since birth. Besides his mother and father he leaves one sister. The funeral services were held Monday afternoon at 2 o’clock with burial in the family cemetery near Upper Twin …

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Nile Township Woman Passed Away

“Mrs. Mary Anne Beavers, one of the oldest residents of Nile township, died at her home at Friendship Wednesday evening. Her exact age is not known, but is said she is past 90.” “She is survived by two children Andrew and Mrs. Cynthia Semones both of Friendship. Her husband, Andrew Beavers, died many years ago.” …

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A Virtual Tour of Chaffin Cemetery #1

In Lyra, Vernon Township, Ohio, we visited the small stone-wall-enclosed family burying ground of Reuben Chaffin. For years, the low wall had shielded the three graves from animals and the elements, and on this day, it protected us from the cold wind cutting across the open fields. The stark reality revealed by the headstones is …

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A Virtual Tour of Holt Cemetery

Embark on a virtual journey through the hauntingly beautiful Holt Cemetery in Nile Township, Scioto County, Ohio. As the camera gently glides over weathered headstones adorned with tales of lives lived, viewers are transported to a serene resting place where history whispers through the rustling leaves. The video captures the essence of this tranquil cemetery, …

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A Virtual Tour of Feurt Cemetery

Follow us as we explore historic Feurt Cemetery in Clay Township, Scioto County, Ohio. This early Scioto County burial ground contains the grave markers of some of the part of the county’s earliest settlers. Not only was the area once a family burying ground, but also served as the graveyard for Five Mile Church. Situated …

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Consumption’s Victim

“Miss Lulu Hutsenpiller, aged 18 years, died at the home of her grandmother, Mrs. Rebecca Evans, at Pond Run, Monday, after an illness of several weeks from consumption. She was a working member of the M.E. church, and was well and favorably known by many friends in this city. She was buried Wednesday at Sandy …

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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. …