- From: The Crestline
September 21, 1905
Elizabeth Arter, daughter of Henry Arter, was born in Springfield
- Richland County
Ohio June 8, 1829 and died near Stockton, California,
- August 31, 1905
aged 76 years 2 months and 23 days.
She was married to William Hill in 1849. To this union were born
and Mary. Her home was first located at Mansfield,
- Ohio, but after
a few years moved to Burlington, Iowa . There she buried
- her son William
and also her husband. She then returned to Crestline,
- Ohio with her two
little girls, bereaved of a dear husband and alone.
- During her widowhood
her daughter, Susan was called to dwell with
- the angels, being
now left with one daughter and in deep sorrow.
In the year 1862 she was married in Crestline to Timothy Young
- Upper Sandusky.
To this union were born four children, three of whom
- have preceeded
her to that better country. In the year 1891, she was again
- called upon to
mourn the loss of a dear husband. She now took up her
- residence near
Stockton, California with her son, Everett G. and Mary,
- where she resided
until her death. She was a model Christian woman,
- loved by all who
knew her. When in youth she became a member of the
- Methodist Episcopal
church, worshiping with her parents at Biglow Chapel,
- Richland County.
She leaves to mourn her loss, two children, Mrs. Mary M. Williams
- and Everett G.
Young, of Stockton, California, Also Mrs. Emily Clark, of
- Denver Colorado,
Mrs. Mary Ewing and Mrs. John Troutwine, children
- of Mr. Young of
Upper Sandusky, Ohio, also five grandchildren, three
- brothers and one
sister and a host of friends and relatives. Her loss to
- us in this world
is Heaven's gain . She was steadfast in the faith and
- went to the sleep
of death , rejoicing to meet her Savior and those
- who have gone before.
She was buried at Upper Sandusky Wednesday afternoon, September
- at two o'clock,
Rev Bennett, of Upper Sandusky, officating.
Mrs. John Hout, Mrs. D. Beam, and Mrs. A. Oldfield, nieces of
- and Aaron Oldfield
and Miss Ivy Hout, of Crestline, attended the funeral.
- Obit. courtesy
of Kim Butler Histed
- The announcement
of the death of Michael Arter, Jr., which occurred Friday night,
- August 11 at 10:50,
came as a shock to his neighbors and friends. Although he had
- been able to be
around the house and to take occasional drives to his home town.
- He was confined
to the house for about two weeks previous to his death.
- Mr. Arter was the
son of Michael Arter, Sr. and Susanna Erb Arter and was born
- Sharon Township,
Richland, county Ohio, October 12, 1841 . His spirit returned
- God who gave it,
August 11, 1922; He was united in marriage to Miss Amanda Alice
- of Mansfield, September
13, 1864. To this union was born one daughter who tenderly
- cared for her father
in his declining years. He also leaves two brothers, John E.,
- living near here,
and Jacob, of Traer, Iowa; also a number of nieces and nephews
- mourn his departure.
Mr. Arter on of the oldest residents of Sharon township,
- having lived his
entire life in this community. As he leaves there seems to whisper
Message From Paradise"
- What mean you this
- To break my very
- We both are in
- and therefore cannot
- You there----I
- We still at heart
- I only just in
- The shadows scarcely
- I was so very,very,
- Surely you could
- That I a little
- Should lay my burden
- The weep not, weep
not , darling,
- God wipes away
- Tis only
yet a little while,
- Though you may
call it years.
- The Funeral services
were held Tuesday morning, August 15, at 10 oclock, from
- late home, Maple
Front Farm, and conducted by Rev. E. A. Brown, pastor of the
- Church, at Crestline.
The body was placed in the mausoleum at Shelby, by the side of
- his wife, who preceded
him in death fourteen years ago.
- Those from a distance
who attended the funeral were:
- Mrs. Eldora Ullery
of Ft. Wayne, Ind; Mrs Ida Rosenbohm and daughters of Milford.
- Miss Elsie Arter
of Greensburg, Pa., Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Schill of Marion; Mrs
- Mrs. Frank Fink
and son Gregory, Ida Snyder, Eugene Arter and family of Galion;
- Mr. and Mrs. Chester
Cole, Mrs. Julia Cole, Mr. and Mrs. George Cole,
- Mr. and Mrs. William
Snyder, Mr. and Mrs. Andy Gordon, Mrs. Gustave Baer,
- Jacob Beam, George
Reimer?, Mrs. Susie Emptage? and son Ray,
- Arthur Maglott
and daughter Ethel, and Mrs. Maryann Snook of Mansfield.
- Many beautiful
floral offerings were received from relatives and sympathizing
- Note: Question
marks have been added to indicate a problem in reading the original
- From the August
23, 1922 Shelby Daily Globe.
- Obit. courtesy
of Kim Butler Histed
- "Mr. Henry
Artz, a well known and highly respected farmer, died at his home,
- this place, yesterday
morning at 6 o'clock aged 67 years. The funeral services will
- held Saturday at
10 o'clock a.m. at the London church. Interment at London."
- OBITUARY OF HENRY
ARTZ, 1903, Unknown newspaper.
- Obit. courtesy
of Terry Wilson
- A. J.
- A. J. ASHLEY was
born in Tiro, Crawford County, Ohio, December 26, 1849, and
- died October 16
last at Topoka, Kansas. He was married in Fort Wayne, Indiana,
- in April, 1871
to Miss Frank N. McLARREN who died Febuary 14, 1884. October
- 1889 he married
Mrs. Nannie McDANIEL at Nevada, Missouri, who survives him.
- He is also survived
by three children, Howard ASHLEY of Salina, Mrs. B. L. THOMPSON
- and Mrs. W. E.
SCRIPTER of this city and six grandchildren. He united with the
- M.E. church of
Herington during the pastorate of Rev. BRADEN. He came to Herington
- in 1895 and resided
here until 1921, when he moved Topeka. For fifteen or sixteen
- years he had a
passenger run as conductor on the southwest line of the Rock
- Then he conducted
the Glenwood hotel until about a year ago when he moved to Topeka.
- Death was due to
diabetes. The funeral was held from the M. E. church yesterday
- afternoon with
the Masonic order in charge.
- Mr. ASDLEY had
a wide acquaintance especially among railroad men and leaves
- many friends who
regret to hear of his death.
- Herrington Times,
- A. J. Ashley was
a ½ brother of Frank Ashley, residing here.
Shelby Globe, Shelby, Ohio
Found in scrapbook.
- Obit. courtesy
of Phyllis Frazee
Ashley was one of a family
of seven children, born in Auburn Township,
- Crawford County,
Ohio, December 30, 1834, and died in Shelby May 7, 1926, being
- years of age at
the time of his death.
- He was the second
son of Ebenezeer and Mary AMOUND Ashley, whose parents were
- among the early
settlers of Crawford county, purchasing a tract of land from
- government on which
the family was reared. This farm passed to one son, E. E. ASHLEY,
- and is now known
as the R. E. SAWYER farm. There he grew to manhood and while
- youth united with
the Auburn Center Baptist church, where he remained an active
- faithful member
until seven years ago, when he came to Shelby to live.
- Mr. ASHLEY was
married to Celeste Anne EWING Febuary 25,???4. Mrs. ASHLEY passed
- away June ??, 1863.
To them one daughter, Mrs. C. C. ALLEN, who survives him,
- was born. He also
is survived by three granchildren, Mrs C. E. MILLER, Detroit:
- Mrs. George McLAUGHLIN
and Frank ALLEN; one great- grandson, and one brother,
- W. W. ASHLEY, Toledo.
- He was thoughtful,
kind and generous, scattering good deeds to others all along
- pathway of life.
He was eyes to the blind and a light unto the feet of many. He
- full of years,
Ninety-one, with no apparent break in his vigorous mind. It is
of such men
- our country was
made and of such men our country was made and of will be perpetuated.
- He was a soldier,
not only on the battlefield, but in the daily walks of his life.
- He was buried Monday,
May 10, from his late home, the services being conducted by
- Rev. L. A. WOOD
of the First Baptist Church of Mansfield.
- Those attending
the funeral from a distance were W. W. ASHLEY and daughter,
- Mrs Elida LEA;
Ellsworth Lea and Mrs. E. S. ASHLEY, of Toledo;
- Mr. and Mrs. C.E.
Miller of Detroit, Arvilla SWOPE of Galion,
- F. A. DRONBERGER
of Cleveland, L. R. DRONBERGER of Mansfield,
- Mr. And Mrs. Henry
MYERS, Mrs. Mayne LAPHAM, and
- Mrs. M. B. METZGER
of Republic, O.
- The Daily Globe,
Shelby, Ohio May 15, 1926
Found in scrapbook
- Obit. courtesy
of Phyllis Frazee
E. ASHLEY was born Aug.
6, 1818 and died at the home of her daughter,
- Mrs. Summer MARSH,
July 23, 1896, aged 77 years, 11months and 17 days.
- Mother ASHLEY,
for the last seven months of her life was a great sufferer, but
- the grace of God
sufficient to sustain her in her afflictions. She loved the church
- faithful to all
the means of grace and lived in daily expectancy of a call to
- triumphant, and
a home in that house not made with hands where death will never
- Funeral services
were conducted at the home, on the evening of the 23rd, at 8
- Rev. C. S. BARRON.
On Friday morning the remains were taken to Avoca, Wis., to be
- to rest to await
the resurrection of the just.
- West Mansfield(O).)
Enterprise Newpaper clipping. Found in scrapbook.
Obit. courtesy of Phyllis Frazee
- Oliver Perry ASHLEY
was born at Auburn, Ohio, Oct. 29 1833, and died at Lennox,
- South Dakota, Jan.
15, 1906. He was the son of Elisha and Eliza ASHLEY.
- He with his parents
removed from Shelby to Wisconsin in 1854. He was married
- Sept. 5, 1867,
to Miss Martha Sherman VAIL. To this union four children
- were born of whom
two daughters and one son survive him. He was one of a
- family of eleven
children all but three of whom are still alive. He was a man
- strong determination
and self dependence asking no odds or favor from anyone.
- He has been postmaster
in Lennox for nine years. He was taking a rest in his
- office chair and
when his assistant, Miss HARMON, went to call him she found
- that life had fled.
The cause of his death was heart disease with which he had
- been baffling for
several years. He had the misfortune to lose his limb when he
- eighteen years
of age and has been compelled to use a crutch ever since. He
- with some help
to get a good education and was county recorder for some years.
- The funeral was
held Thursday Jan. 16,Under the direction of the I. O. F. Flowers
- from the Odd Fellows,
attaches of the postoffice, school children and friends were
- in abundance.
- Unknown Newspaper
clipping. Found in scrapbook.
- ASHLEY - In Auburn, O., November 23, 1898,
Philinda Howe ASHLEY, aged 64 years,
- 10 months and 2
- She was born in
Auburn Township January 21, 1834, and at the age of fifteen was
- by Rev. A. D. ABBOTT,
and became a member of the Auburn Baptist Church, of which
- she retained a
faithful member till death. January 1, 1855, she was married
- Zebediah HORSE
(who died May 18, 1864, and became the mother of one daughter,
- and three sons,
of whom two sons and the daughter surive her. On October 14,
- she was married
Mr. Frank ASHLEY.