"DOUP - SHELBY, MARCH 10 - Edward Franklin Doup, 48, died at the family home
in Cass township Thursday evening at 10:30 o'clock after an illness of six months.

He is survived by his wife, Edith Lybarger Doup; two children, Leo at home and
Mrs. James Russell of Cass township; father and stepmother, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Doup
of Rome; a sister, Mrs. Clyde Kissell, east of Rome; a brother, Ralph Doup of Rome.
He was born in Bloominggrove township March 13, 1885.

Services will be held Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock in the family home and
at 2:30 at the Ganges church, with interment in Mt. Hope cemetery, Shiloh.
Mr. and Mrs. D. W. Cox will conduct the services. Dick & Dye funeral directors of
Shelby are in charge."
OBITUARY OF EDWARD FRANKLIN DAUP2, 10 March 1933, Unknown newspaper.

"EDWARD FRANKLIN DAUP PASSED AWAY - Edward Franklin Daup passed away
last evening at 10:30 at his home in Cass township following an illness of the
past six months.
He is survived by his wife Edith Lybarger Daup, two children, Leo Daup, at home and
Mrs. James Russell of Cass township, father and step-mother Mr. and Mrs. Henry Daup
of Rome, sister Mrs. Clyde Kissell of east or Rome, a brother Ralph Daup of west of Rome.

The deceased was born in Bloominggrove township on March 13, 1885.
The services will be held at 2 o'clock from the home and from the Ganges church
at 2:30 Sunday afternoon. Interment will be made in Mt. Hope cemetery in Shiloh.
The final rites will be conducted by Mr. and Mrs. D. W. Cox. Friends are invited to
call at the family home at any time.
Arrangements are in charge of the Dick & Dye funeral directors.
OBITUARY OF EDWARD FRANKLIN DAUP, 10 March 1933, Unknown newspaper.
Obits. courtesy of Terry Wilson

IN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL - SHELBY - Harry (Henry) E. Daup, 68,
died at Shelby Memorial Hospital this morning after an illness of a week.

He was born in Franklin township, Nov. 2, 1862, and spent his entire life in
Richland county with the exception of three years. He was preceded in death by a
former wife, Rebecca, and a son, Edward.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Presbyterian church at Rome, of which
he was a member. Burial will be made in the Shiloh cemetery. He is survived by his
wife, Jane (Jennie); a son, Ralph; a daughter, Mrs. Clyde Kissell of Rome; and
eight grandchildren.
Friends may call at the family home Saturday afternoon and evening."
OBITUARY OF HENRY/HARRY, Friday, 15 February 1935, Daily Globe,
Shelby, Richland County, Ohio.

Obit. courtesy of Terry Wilson

Bloominggrove Township, Route 2, Shiloh, died in his sleep early today.

Born in Shelby April 30, 1897, he was a retired employee of Mansfield Aircraft
Products. He had lived in his present home are 48 years. He had been a member
of the Rome Church.

Survivors include his wife Josephine; a daughter, Mrs. Wallace Harnly of Shelby;
two sons: Ellsworth of Adrian, Mich., and Harold of Shiloh; 12 grandchildren, and two

Funeral services will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at the Dye Funeral Home,
the Rev. Harlan Dague, pastor of the Shiloh Methodist Church to officiate
with interment in Mt. Hope Cemetery in Shiloh.

Friends may call at the funeral home after 4 p.m. Wednesday.
" OBITUARY OF RALPH DAUP, 13 July 1965, Unknown newspaper.

Obit. courtesy of Terry Wilson

"William P. Daup, a well known and respected resident of Franklin Township,
died this morning at 4:30 o'clock, at the family home nine miles southeast of Shelby,
after an illness of several weeks.

He was born in Pennsylvania, and was 68 years of age at his death. He had lived in
Franklin township for the past several years and was well known in the community.
He is survived by his wife and four children. The funeral will be conducted by
Rev. Burgett, pastor of the (German) Reformed church at Ganges.
Interment will be made in Zeiter's cemetery. He leaves a host of relatives
and friends to mourn his death."
OBITUARY OF WILLIAM P. DAUP, May 1917, Unknown newspaper.
Obit. courtesy of Terry Wilson


Harmon H. DICK was born Sept. 8, 1849 and died Feb. 26th 1910 aged 60 years,
5 months , and 18 days. He was the second son of Josiah and Elizabeth Dick.
The deceased was born in Cass township on the farm known as the grandfather
George DICK homestead, and lived there with his parents until four years of age,
then moved to a farm one mile east of Shelby and resided there 11 years of age,
then removed to the Josiah DICK farm in Cass township where he helped his
father to clear and farm the place.
On January 26th 1875 he was married to Miss Mary MALONE and in 1878 removed
to a farm in Plymouth township where he resided until his death. He was very patient
during his long suffering.
He was a good huband and father and he leaves to mourn his death, a devoted
wife and seven children, and three grand children , which are as follows:
Allen J. DICK, Willard DICK and Mrs. Ira C. PETTIT married and residing on farms
near home. Hannah Elizabeth, Nida Belle, Oren Iven and Harmon Ray, residing
at home. The grandchildren are Ava Corrine PETTIT, Clarence CRUM and
Harmon Wilbur DICK.
The deceased also leaves five brothers and one sister which are as follows;
George G. DICK, Isaac DICK, Oliver DICK, David DICK and Andrew J. Dick and
Mrs. John ELLIOTT, and he also leaves a large circle of relatives and neighbors
to mourn his death. The funeral was held at the home on Tuesday morning at
10 o'clock conducted by Rev. O. J. COBY of Shelby. The music was furnished by
Prof. WILLET and Mrs. E. E. WEATHERBY of Plymonth. And the remains
were intered in the Oakland cemetery at Shelby.
Unknown newspaper clipping. Found in scrapbook.

Died Saturday evening at 8:30 O'clock at His Home Northwest of Shelby.
The death of H. H. DICK who lived six miles northwest of Shelby occurred Saturday
evening at 8:30 o'clock at the family home after an illness extending over a period
of several weeks. The deceased was aged 60 years and for many tears has lived
on the farm where he died. Death was due to liver trouble. He is survived by his
wife and seven children.
The funeral service will be held Tuesday at 10 o'clock standard time from the
family home conducted by Rev. O. J. Coby, pastor of the Methodist church.
The body will be interred in the Oakland Cemetery.
Unknown newspaper clipping. Found in scrapbook.
Obits. courtesy of Phyllis Frazee


"RAY DICK FUNERAL RITES SET FOR FRIDAY - Ray Melvin Dick, 72, of 14 Franklin
Ave., died Wednesday morning at Shelby Memorial Hospital after being ill a month.

Born July 8, 1899 in Jackson Township, he had lived in the area all of his life.
He had been a custodian at Shelby Mutual Insurance Co., retiring in 1966.

He was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church, F.O.E. Aerie 763 and
American Legion O'Brien Post 326.

He was the son of the late William and Alice Coover Dick.

Survivors include a brother, Bryan Dick of Franklin Ave. and a number of nieces
and nephews. He was preceded in death by two brothers and a sister.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at the Dye Home of J. H. Finefrock and Sons.
The Rev. James Magaw of Trinity United Methodist Church will officiate. Burial will be
in the Oakland Cemetery.

Friends may call this evening at the funeral home."
Daily Globe, Shelby, Richland County, Ohio.
Obit. courtesy of Terry Wilson


From: The Crestline Advocate Dec 6, 1873
Jottings from our Shelby
Shelby, Ohio Dec 4, 1873

Miss Aggie Dickerson died on Monday evening last. Her funeral took place Dec 3d.
The services were conducted by Rev. D.I. Foust and sermon preached
by Rev. J.F. Shearer of Bellefontaine. Her death has cast a gloom over out entire town.
There was, perhaps no lady ever lived here more highly esteemed, or more truly
beloved by all that knew her. No one in Shelby posessed as fine musical abilities,
both vocal and instremental. She will be most deeply missed in the
Lutheran Church where she played the organ for years. The music cor the
occasion was furnished by an octet of the Shelby musich circle of which
the deceased was a member. Two of the pieces were especially arranged by
Prof. G. Bowman for the occasion, they were so appropriate, and the music
so well rendered that all present were deeply affected. The funeral
was very largely attended and her remains were followed to the Oakland
Cemetery by any friends...




Mrs. Margaret Ann DICKSON nee HANNA, was born March 8, 1824, and died Dec 13, 1904,
being at the time of her death 80 years, 9 months, and 5 days of age; She had been in poor
health since May of the present year, gradually growing weaker, until the Angel of Death
finally called her away to her reward.
The funeral was held at the house, Thursday, December 15, at 1'oclock p.m., Rev. Smith,
of Crestline, O. officiating, followed by burial in the Hanna cemetery. The deceased was
united in marriage to Andrew DICKSON, Oct. 23, 1851, and to this union were born
five children, two boys, and three girls; the father and three children preceded her to the
Glory World.
She leaves one son T.F. DICKSON, one daughter, Mrs. W.S. MESSINER,
four grand children, Mrs. Florence ACKERMAN. of Shelby, Roy DICKSON, of Columbus, O.,
Hazel and Maria DICKSON, of Tiro, and one great grand child of Florence ACKERMAN of Shelby,
three brothers, two residing in Hancock county and one in Tiro. besides a host of other friends
and relatives to mourn her departure.
Unknown Newspaper clipping. Found in scrapbook
Obit. courtesy of Phyllis Frazee


Ebenezer DRONBURGER was born December 9, 1809, in Huntington County, Pa.,
died August 1, 1899, aged 89 years, 7 months and 22 days.
His boyhood days were passed upon his father's farm in Bedford county, Pa., and
received such education as was possible in the times, fitting himself for a teacher,
which occupation he followed in winter, and that of civil engineering and land
surveying in summer. In 1836 he was married to Aseneth GIBNEY of Bedford County,
Pa. Three children were born, two died in infancy and one, Augeline, died in Medina
County, Ohio, at the age of 18 years, the mother having passed away three years
after their marriage.
In year 1848 he was married to Mary ANN HARLEY of Richland County, Ohio and
lived a part of the time in Medina county and in Mansfield from 1848 to 1854, when
he removed to a farm about four miles west of Plymouth and lived there until his
death. Five children were born from his second marriage, LeDru R. of Mansfield,
Wilda at home, Emma L, of Minneapolis, Francis A. of Cleveland and Elmer V. who
died in 1864, a little more than two years old.
In early life Mr. DRONBERGER became a Member of the Methodist church, but in
1896 he joined the Lutheran church of Plymouth and continued faithful to the time
of his death, a period of nearly 44 years. He was an Abolitionist and in principle,
a Prohibitionist, having never used liquor or tobacco in any form. During
his last illness he was patient and resigned, expressing himself as desirous of
concluding his long pilgrimage here and entering upon the never ending life beyond.
Funeral services were held at his late home on Sandusky street at 2:30 Thursday afternoon,
conducted by his pastor, Dr. A. C. MILLER, interment taking place in Greenlawn cemetery.
Obit. courtesy of Phyllis Frazee

John William ERWIN died at his late home in New Washington, May 2, 1901,
death being caused by smoke and heat and excitement during the burning
of Edward FRITZINGER's home at which he was assisting in removing the contents.
The deceased was born February 3, 1849 about two and a half miles north-east of
New Washington and was aged 52 years, 3 months and 29 days at the time of death.
He was twice married, his first wife being Miss Ella Irwin, to whom he was
married February 28, 1874, and who died May 3, 1855, leaving four children,
one son and three daughters, a little daughter dying about a year before her mother.
He was married to Miss Ellen CLEMENS, October 6, 1887. Two children were
born to this union, a son and a daughter, both of whom are living. He thus leaves
a wife, two sons and four daughters to mourn his loss.
He owned a fine farm south of New Washington, upon which he lived until
December 14, 1900, when he sold it and moved to New Washington, expecting
to live a more retired life. He joined the Methodist church when sixteen years
of age and a faithful member of the same until seven years ago when he joined
the United Brethren church at Tabor of which he was a member at the time
of death. He was of a pleasant, gentle, and kindly disposition, ever ready to
lend a helping hand or do a kindness for a friend in time of sickness or need. He
was greatly respected and loved by all and will be missed by the whole community.
The funeral was held at his home on South Kibler street, in New Washington,
Sunday, May 5, with burial in the Hanna cemetery. The services were conducted
by Re. W. O. TUSSING.

Obit. courtesy of Phyllis Frazee

Prominent Farmer Passes Away at Shelby Memorial Hospital.
Porter Fackler, one of the most prominent young farmers of Richland County, after an
illness of only a few days, died this morning at 9:30 o’clock at the Shelby Memorial Hospital.
Death was due to acute peritonitis following influenza. Mr. Fackler was taken ill on Tuesday,
May 4th, returning from New Washington where he was called on business. A physician
was summoned and advised that he be removed to the hospital which was done. He was
operated on for appendicitis and acute peritonitis set in.
Porter Fackler was a son of Henry Fackler, well known farmer of Cass township and
well known all over Richland County. He was born February 7th, 1886 in Cass township and
was aged 39 years, 3 months and 4 days. Porter has lived his entire life in this county. He
grew to manhood in Cass township and was educated in the schools there. He was a
member of the First Lutheran Church of Shelby and always much interested in the success
of the Men’s class as well as the general welfare of the church. He was affiliated with
the Woodmen being a member of Richland Camp No. 3575. He is survived by his wife
and two children Ross and Hildred and by ten brothers and sisters as follows:
Samuel, Albert, Frank, and Henry Fackler Jr., and Mrs. John Ryland, Mrs. Willard Bly,
Mrs. Ranson Noss, Mrs. W.R. Waldruff of Cleveland and Mrs. Ray McCammon.
The body was taken to the Sutter undertaking parlors from the hospital and prepared
for burial and removed to the family home this afternoon. The funeral will be held Friday
afternoon, meet at the house at 1:30 o’clock and at the First Lutheran Church at 2 o’clock.
Rev. Bruce Young, pastor of the church, will have charge of the service. The body
will be laid to rest in the mausoleum at the Oakland Cemetery.
Obit. courtesy of Kim Butler Histed


Newport Fackler, son of Henry and Elizabeth Fackler, was born in Cass Township,
Richland County, Ohio February 7, 1887. He was one of a family of fourteen children, three
of whom, with the mother, have preceded him in death; Boyd, passed away last summer;
Oscar, a few years ago, and Richard died in childhood. The mother passed away in 1906.
In February 1912, he was united in marriage to Miss Maryanna McLaughlin, who, with her
two children Hildred and Ross survive. Of his father’s family there are still living the father
and step-mother Mr. and Mrs. Henry Fackler, the brothers, Frank of Shiloh, Samuel, Alfred,
Morris and Henry of Shelby; the sisters, Mrs. Mary Bly, Mrs. Hermie Ryland, Mrs. Ozra
McCammon of Shelby, Mrs. Zella Noss of Greenwich and Mrs. Bertha Waldruff of Cleveland.
Mr. Fackler died May 11, 1926, age 39 years, 3 months and 2 days.
Obit. courtesy of Kim Butler Histed


George FAULKNER emigrated to America from England, in the year 1835. He was united in marriage
to Julia Ann GREEN, Dec. 24th, 1840, which union was blessed with seven children, and three sons
and two daughters succeed him. Father FAULKNER united with the M. E. church, Feb. 25th, 1860,
under the ministry of Nathan BARKER, and has lived a quiet but faithful member ever since.
He filled the offices of leader and trustee until a short time before his departure. A few days before
his death he was asked whether it was well with him, and in reply, he said: "All is well, I am ready."
Ever since his marriage he has lived on the same farm; and has made it one of the most
productive farms in the State. He has been of great value both to his family and the neighborhood.
Had he lived until the 5th of May, he would have been 85 years of age.
The funeral services were held in the Pleasant Grove church, Feb. 27, 1891, conducted
by Rev. G. A. READER, Jr., assisted by Father Briggs, who was an old friend of the deceased,
and who made some appropriate remarks. He was laid in the Hanna graveyard to wait
the resurrection of the just.
Unknown newspaper clipping. Found in scrapbook
Obit. courtesy of Phyllis Frazee

Fenner - Wilson

Cournelius FENNER's Death Shortly Followed That of His Niece.
Corrnelius FENNER, a well know retired farmer, living three miles west of Plymouth,
died of softening of the brain Sunday afternoon about 4 o'clock, aged 71 years.
About 3 o'clock Sunday morning his niece, Mrs. J. Henry WILSON, residing on
a neighboring farm, also passed away a victim of the dread typhoid.
These families are among Plymonth's most substantial Christian people and affliction
is keenly felt in the church and community. Mr. FENNER and his brother, the
father of Mrs. WILSON, were among the founders of the Lutheran church in Plymonth.
A brother of the deceased, the Rev. Simon FENNER, was formerly pastor of the
First English Lutheran church in Mansfield about thirty years ago.
Mr. FENNER leaves three children, Mrs. George SEARLE, of Plymouth,
Charles, of Cleveland and Frank, of Plymouth.
Mr. FENNER had only been ill about three weeks.
Mrs. WILSON was stricken down before the holidays. She leaves a husband and
two children living at home. Mr. WILSON is a nephew of the late
Judge Jacob BRINKEROFF, of Mansfield and author of the famous
"Wilmot Proviso". Mr. FENNER is to be buried Tuesday afternoon
and Mrs. WISON Wednesday afternoon.
Unknown newspaper clipping. Found in scrapbook
Obit. courtesy of Phyllis Frazee


Mrs Elizabeth A. FOX was born in Indiana County, Pennsylvania, July 28, 1823, and died
at her home in Tiro Monday, June 13, 1904, aged 80 years , 10 months and 15 days.
The funeral was held at the Lutheran church in this place, Thursday, June 16 at 2:00 p.m.,
conducted by Rev. BUCKY, assisted by Rev. J.B. GROVES, followed by burial in the
Myers cemetery four miles east of Tiro.
She married to Cornelius FOX May 8, 1845 and removed at once to the vicinity of Tiro
where she has lived the greater part of her married life.
            She was the mother of eight children:
             Lorenzo D. FOX died April 11, 1848
            Clara A. FOX, of New York City,
            A.E. FOX of Tiro,
            Emma A. FOX was burned to death in a stable at Shelby July 21st, 1856.
            Samuel B. FOX was killed by the cars at Wooster, October 17, 1875,
            Sherman Vergil FOX died Oct. 14, 1861,
            William Clyde FOX died September 19, 1862,
            W.H. FOX, of Toledo, O.

She leaves 10 grand children.
one brother David B. CALDWELL of Vickery, O. who served in the Mexican
and Civil Wars and was able to attend her funeral,
One sister Mrs Lena O. PUFFER of Odell, Ills, who could not be present at the funeral.
Grandma FOX, as she was generally known, was a constact resident of Tiro since the
spring of 1875, and always been faithful member of the Lutheran church.
Among those present from a distance were:
Mr. D.B. CLADWELL, of Vickery, O.
Mrs Jacob ALLEN and son Blair of Castalia,
Mrs Neva McCRORY and Mrs. Lina BARR of Sandusky county, this state.
Miss Emma FOX of Plymouth, O.
Mrs Della HILES of Shelby,
James ANDERSON and son Al. Of Shelby,
Mrs E. W. PARKER of New York City and daughter Miss Edith PARKER of Pittburgh, Pa.
Mrs Maggie KOONS, of Leigsic, O. and daughter Mrs. Hortie REBB of Wauseon,
Andrew Dickson of Bellevue, O.,
C.B. Foster and Wife of Bucyrue and
W.H. FOX and family of Toledo, O.
Unkown Newspaper Found in a scrap book.
Obit. courtesy of Phyllis Frazee


Sarah FRAZEE, daughter of John and Mary DICKSON FRAZEE was born in
July 26, 1828, on the old homestead, 1 mile west of Tiro.
She with her sister, Mary moved to Tiro in 1880 where she has resided until
her death, Nov. 15, 1922, having reached her ripe old age of 94 years, 3 months,
and 20 days. She was converted in her youth and united with the Baptist church.
In 1890 she united with the Auburn Baptist Church, of which she had been a
faithful member until her death.
Five sisters and one brother having preceeded her in death.
She leaves to mourn, two brothers and two sisters.
Andrew FRAZEE of Nevada;
George and Mary FRAZEE of Tiro;
Teltha RITTINGER of Lowell, Mich.;
besides a number of nieces and nephews and a host
of friends to mourn her death.
The funeral services were held at two o'clock, conducted by her pastor
Rev. SLOAN. Interment was made in the Hanna cemetery.
Second notice Nov. 15, 1922
Miss Sarah FRAZEE, 94, is dead at her home in Tiro. She was the oldest
resident in Tiro and had been in very feeble health for a year.
She is survived by one brother, George, age 80, and one sister, Mary,
age 85, with whom she made her home.
She was a daughter of John P. FRAZEE, formerly of this city.
The funeral will be held Friday at the home and burial will be in Hanna cemetery,
southwest of Plymouth.
Unknown newspaper clipping. Found in scrapbook.
Obit. courtesy of Phyllis Frazee

Mr. Joel GANONG, who entered into rest at noon Wednesday, March 28th, 1894,
was born in Lodi, Seneca County, N. Y., July 11th, 1817.
While a young boy he came with his parents to Huron County, O., near New Haven,
where he lived until his marriage with Miss Rachel DEVOE, April 18th, 1844.
Soon after that event, they moved on a farm near McKendree and for many years
he lived there in prosperity and usefulness, he being one of the founders
of the McKendree M. E. church, of which denomination he was always a faithful
and consistent member. In 1873 he removed with his family to Charlotte, Mich.,
and from there in 1879 to Angola, Ind., where in September, 1882, he met with the
loss of his beloved wife Rachel.
In 1887 Mr. GANONG married Mrs. Eliz. GREEN, an estimable widow, of Chalotte, Mich.,
who, because of sickness, was unable to attend the funeral. He had two children, one son,
Mr. John GANONG, and one daughter, Mrs. Rhuie FLEMING, who in his declining years
did all that a loving and dutiful children could do for a beloved father.
He died at the home of his son in Quincy, Mich., aged 76 years, 8 months, and 17 days.
Ever a worthy citizen, a loving husband and father, and a devoted christian, he is now
"at home over there." with dear ones gone before.
His remains were brought to the residence of W. B. CUYKENDALL, of this place,
Friday evening, and on Saturday at 10 a.m. Rev B. J. HOADLEY, assisted by
Rev. A. B. WILSON, conducted his funeral.
Unknown newspaper clipping. Found in scrapbook
Obit. courtesy of Phyllis Frazee


Mrs. Catherine Garnhart
Pioneer of This Community Died Yesterday at the Age of 86 Years.
The death of Mrs. Catherine Garnhart occurred Friday morning at 9:15 o’clock at
the home of her daughter Mrs. Eva Cahill at Tiro. Mrs. Garnhart had not been ill
up to the time of her death. She arose as usual Thursday morning and dressed. She
was just in the act of opening the house for an airing when she had a stroke and
remained unconscious until her death Friday morning.
She was he daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Myers and was born in Sharon township
being 86 years of age. She was united in marriage to Jacob Garnhart and they
resided all their life on a farm two and a half miles west of Shelby. When her
husband died thirteen years ago she went to live with her daughter Mrs. Cahill at Tiro
where she died.
She is survived by one daughter Mrs. Cahill and the following brothers and sisters:
George Myers and Mrs. J. W. Cullen of Shelby, Miss Malinda Myers, Miss Minerva Myers
and John H. Myers of San Fransico. She is also survived by three grand children and
seven great grandchildren.
She was united at the Myers Lutheran church early in life and remained a member
of that congregation until the church was abandoned when her membership was
transferred to the Lutheran church at Tiro.
The funeral will be held Monday afternoon at 2:30 o’clock eastern time, at the Myers
Lutheran church and will be conducted by Rev. Arthur J. Hall, pastor of the Tiro
Lutheran church. The body will be laid to rest in the Oakland cemetery.
From the November 4, 1922 Shelby Daily Globe.
Obit. courtesy of Kim Butler Histed


Card GARRISON was born December 12, 1804, in the State of New York.
He was the eldest of nine children, all of whom, saye Mrs. Anne Dreher,
of Indiana, have entered the solemn hush of eternity. In company with
his heroic parents he came to Ohio in 1819 when fifteen years of age. The
parents settled on a farm in Plymouth township that was purchased from
the government, the deed being signed by John Quincy Adams, Sept. 20,
1827. Afterwards this farm of 160 acres came into the hands of Card,
the heirs being bought out, and remained his until his death.
In Jan. 22, 1829 he married Elizabeth DAVIS, of Plymouth township,
and to them were born eight children, four of whom, one daughter and three
sons survive. The wife and mother died July 27, 1885, in Plymouth.
On the farm from the age of fifteen, he lived until he moved to Plymouth
in 1884. For 62 years he was a member of the M. E. church. He helped to
organize the church of his choice in Plymouth tp., the early meetings
held in houses, school houses and barns until a log church was erected
which was in time followed by the beautiful McKendree church chapel.
In the belfry of this building he put , at his own expense, the present
well-sounding bell, whose tones remind a population of duty and heaven.
For many years he was a class leader in the church at McKendree church.
For nearly a century he was in touch with the world now in speaking
distance of the twentieth century.
Tuesday morning, June 5th, 1894, the morning of eternity dawned
upon him, and so good bye until reunion in which we shall know
as we are known. The funeral was conducted by his pastor,
the Rev. B. J. HOADLEY, June 7, '94, the music rendered by the
McKendree choir. Rev. H. Place was present and assisted in the service.
Obit. courtesy of Phyllis Frazee


Lucy Ann GIPSON was born at Stockbridge, Ingham County, Mich., March 9, 1840.
She with her parents moved to this state in her infancy and has lived the greater
part of her life at this place. She was united in marriage July 23, 1883, to
Wm. CANNON who still survives her. While in her last illness she desired to
become a member of the M. E. church; a few days ago she was baptiized and
was accepted as a member of the same. She died Oct. 26, 1897, aged
57 years, 7 months and 17 days, always having lived a quiet, inoffensive life.
Unknown newspaper clipping. Found in scrapbook.
Obit. courtesy of Phyllis Frazee


of Route 1, Bowman St. Rd., died at 8:45 a.m. today at the Chesterville Convalescent
Home in Chesterville (Morrow County) following an extended illness.

Born in Cleveland, May 1, 1899, most of his life was spent in the Shelby-Shenandoah
area. A retired farmer and 25-year employee of the Richland County Farm Bureau,
he was a member of the Christian Church and Union Grange.

Survivors include a son, Glenn of Route 6, Mansfield; a daughter, Mrs. Virgil Rader
of Mechanicsburg (Champaign County); two brothers, Lloyd of Shenandoah and
Vernon of Mansfield; four grandchildren and a great grandson.

His wife, Hazel, preceded him in death 10 days ago.
Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Shenandoah Christian
Church with the Rev. Leonard Filler, his pastor, officiating.
Burial will be in the Shenandoah Cemetery.

Friends may call at the Barkdull Home Tuesday afternoon and evening."
Unnamed newspaper.
Obit. courtesy of Terry Wilson


Gregory Services -

SHELBY - Funeral Services for
William A. Gregory, 75, of 253 Broadway who
died early Thursday morning in Shelby Memorial Hospital after a short illness,
will be held Saturday at 10:30 a.m. at Barkdull Funeral Home by the Rev.
William L. Medley. Burial will be in Oakland Cemetery. Friends may call this
afternoon and evening.

Mr. Gregory was born June 10, 1906, Morehead Ky, and had lived in the
Shelby area for 33 years. He had been employed at The Ohio Seamless Tube
Company for 25 years before his retirement in 1969. He also operated Gregory's
Produce for many years.

Survivors include: four sons, William R. of Bradenton Fla, Darrell L. of
Sagamore Hills, Ohio, Richard M. of Shelby and Lowell of Houston, Texas; a
step-son Danville Mynhier Of Reynoldsburg Ohio; a brother Homer
of Bradenton Fla; and four sisters; Mrs. Corda Murray, Mrs. Cora
Nelson of Bradenton Fla., and Mrs. Maggie Armstrong and Myrtle
McDaniel, both of Morehead Ky.

His wife Ida Mae Gregory died in 1973 in Ohio.

photo by Julia Carol Gregory Levesque
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This obit. originally appeared in the Mansfield News Journal - Dec. 18, 1981
Contributed by Julia Carol GREGORY Levesque

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