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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 …


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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Probably Murder in Buena Vista

“Our village was thrown into a furor of excitement last evening by a brutal crime bring committed in out midst. David Davis, a hard-working, inoffensive citizen, and a young man by the name of Allie Moore were going home from their work about dush. Their homes are in the same lot and about a half …


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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Veteran CCC Enrollee Eugene Bell Falls Dead

“Eugene Bell, 40, colored, of Cedar Avenue, Cleveland, a member of the World war veterans unit occupying Camp Roosevelt on Turkey Creek, fell dead of a heart attack at 11:35 AM today.” “Bell was in the headquarters office signing paper for his discharge from the CCC when fatally stricken. Dr. Ross Moore Gault, county coroner, …


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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A Sad Drowning at Buena Vista

“News reached the city today of a sad drowning which occurred yesterday afternoon near Buena Vista, the victim being Jesse, the little ten year old son of David Metzer, a prominent farmer in that community.” “The accident occurred shortly after noon. The two little sons of Mr. Metzer, Walter aged twelve and Jesse aged ten …

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Another School Building Burns

“About midnight Friday, fire of unknown origin completely destroyed the small one-room frame school building on Brushy Fork, near Rocky Fork, Nile township. The school had an enrollment of 15 pupils. Miss Hazel Fritz of Dogwood Ridge, was teacher of the school.” The former Brush Fork school’s approximately location is highlighted in red.

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