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A Virtual Tour of Seymore Cemetery

Back in the warmer weather of June 2022 we had the opportunity to visit Seymore Cemetery, in Washington Township, Scioto County, Ohio. I had first seen mention of this cemetery in the WPA created maps of veterans burials held by the Scioto County Recorder’s office. These maps only noted the burials of veterans who were …

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Henry Seibert Found Face Down

“Henry Seibert, a farmer, who lives near Union Mills, was missed the latter part of last week. He was last seen at the opera house Wednesday. On the Monday following a man named Anderson was hunting in the Scioto bottoms west of Kaps’ brick yard. Approaching what he tool to be a log, he was …

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Mark Reynolds Car Crash

“Four persons were killed and five injured in three automobile accidents in the tri-state area Saturday night.” “A youth was killed and three injured in Scioto county and Portsmouth and three children were killed and two injured at Ashland.” “Virgil Mark Reynolds, 17, former NYA employee and son of Lafe Reynolds of Wolf’s Run in …

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A Letter to the Editor from a West Side Karen

“Is it not the duty of the township trustees of Washington township, to remove a number of those family boats as they are termed, lying at the far end of the suspension bridge, both in the Scioto river and canal, which a number of lewd characters inhabit? It is quite frequent for passers-by to witness …

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Daulton Brothers Save Lives From Fire

“William and John Dalton, neighbors, saved the home of Jeff Davis from destruction and probably his family from cremation, this Thursday morning.” “Mr. Davis lives on Brouse’s run, below the infirmary, and his wife being away visiting Cincinnati, arose about 5 o’clock and got his breakfast. He went to the fields and left fire in …

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The Death of Maggie Bertram

“Following an investigation Coroner JD Rose today said Mrs. Margaret Bertram Artis, 31, of the Hill road, West Side, died of a heart attack brought on by acute alcoholism about 12:30 AM today. The woman passed away in a taxicab en route to Portsmouth General hospital.” “Mrs. Artis was taken ill while driving an automobile …

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Constable Double Found Dead

“Constable Frank Double, 62, well-known official in Washington township was found dead on Slab Run less than a quarter mile down the road from his home about 9:00 o’clock Tuesday morning after a three hour search of the hillsides near his home. Mr. Double had been missing since early Monday night when he went down …

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Carey’s Run Woman Auto Crash Victim

“A mother of six children was killed early roday when her car ran off Carey’s Run Road, less than two miles from her home and crashed into a creekbed.” “The victim, Mrs. Dorothy Morgan, who would have celebrated her 32nd birthday today, was pronounced head on arrival at Scioto Memorial Hospital at 1:10 AM. She …

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Martin & Betty Lou Shepherd

“Death shortly after birth Thursday afternoon in Portsmouth General hospital claimed Betty Lou Shepherd, daughter of Martin and Gladys Shepherd of 1405 Third street. Funeral services were held Friday at 2 PM and interment was in Dry run cemetery under the direction of Al Melcher.” The Obituary of Betty Lou Shepherd “Funeral services for Mark …