Andrew Edmund TRAGO, son of John H. and Nancy A TRAGO, was born
August 18, 1876 and died May 10, 1892 aged 15 years, 8 months and 2 days.
He was a member of the Luthran S. S. at Tiro.
He leaves a father, two brothers and one sister, together with a
large circle of friends and associates to moun his loss.
Unknown newspaper clipping found in scrapbook
Obit. courtesy of Phyllis Frazee


Mrs. Amanda THRUSH, died Friday morning at the home of Charles SMITH.
She was lady of refined tasts and more then ordinary culture. Although nearly
eighty years of ago and confined to her bed for over a year, she was able to read and
keep informed of current events until nearly the last. Although suffering intensely
she was very patient and repeatedly spoke with gratiude of the kind care given her
by her daughter, Mr. Smith, with whom she had lived for the past three years. A
number of relatives came from Mansfield Saturday to attend her funeral.
Unknown newspaper clipping. Found in scrapbook.
Obit. courtesy of Phyllis Frazee


- Chauncey M. Tullis, 71, of 14 Sherwood Dr. died unexpectedly Sunday morning
at Shelby Memorial Hospital.

Born in Shelby August 16, 1905 to Boyd and Cynthia Mitchell Tullis, he lived here
his entire life. He was formerly employed at GAF Business Forms until his retirement
in 1970 and was a member of the First Christian Church.

Survivors include his wife Beatrice E. Blosser Tullis, one daughter, Mrs. Reed
(Ruth) Schreck of 73 Roberts Dr., one son, Herbert of Hamilton; two sisters,
Mrs. Josephine Daup of Crestwood Care Center and Mrs. Alta Stoffer of Birmingham,
and four grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a son Robert in 1933.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. at the Dye-Finefrock Funeral Home
with Dr. Franklin Minck, interim pastor at First Christian Church, officiating.
Burial will be in the Oakland Cemetery.

There will be no calling hours observed." OBITUARY OF CHAUNCEY M. TULLIS,
6 February 1977, Daily Globe, Shelby, Richland County, Ohio.
Obit. courtesy of Terry Wilson

Tullis - Daup

"JOSEPHINE L. DAUP - SHELBY - Josephine Lodicia Daup, 81, of 225 West Main St.,
formerly of Shiloh, died Monday afternoon at Shelby Memorial Hospital following a
long illness.

She was born Dec. 15, 1898, in Long Point, Ill., and lived in the Shelby-Shiloh area
most of her life. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church (Shelby) and a
charter member of the Rome Country Club.

She is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Wallace (Doris) Harnly of Shelby; two sons,
Ellsworth Daup of Shelby and Harold Daup of Shiloh; 11 grandchildren;
12 great-grandchildren; and a sister, Mrs. Alta Stoffer of Birmingham, Ohio.
Her husband, Ralph Byran Daup, died in 1965.

Services will be held at 3 p.m. Wednesday in the Dye-Hall Funeral Home
by Dr. Henry A. Sedlacek. Burial will be in Mt. Hope Cemetery, Shiloh.

Friends may call from 5 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Shelby Heart Fund, First United
Methodist Church, or Shiloh United Methodist Church."
Daily Globe, Shelby, Richland County, Ohio.
Obit. courtesy of Terry Wilson


From: Crestline Advocate September 20, 1900.

An Early Settler Dead

John Walters who has been making his home with his daughter, Mrs Adeline
Reed on Wiley street, passed quietly away September 17, 1900, aged 78 years
and 6 months. Funeral services were conducted by Revs. Upp and Royce
in the M. E. Church, Wednesday at 2 o'clock after which the remains
were laid to rest in the city cemetery.

Mr. Walters was born March 17, 1822 in Richland Co. In 1845 he was united
in marriage to Mary Ann Arter, after which he moved to Putnam Co., for
a short time and then returned and settled in Jackson township, one mile
west of Crestline. Later he purchased some land one mile south of the city,
where the greater part of his life was spent. He was a hard worker and cleaned
up the larger part of three farms. In 1885 he was called to mourn the loss of his
wife soon after which he made his home with his daughter where he died.
He was the father of eight children-one son and daughter survive him,
also one sister, Mrs. George Arter.

Relatives from out of the city attending the funeral were Mr. & Mrs.
Hiram Walters, Mansfield; Mrs Charles Stevenson and son; Mansfield,
Mrs. H. A. Walters, 2 sons and one daughter of Upper Sandusky,
H. M. Reed and wife of Findlay; Mrs., Dennis Condon, Mrs. Frank
Condon, Mrs. Simon Snyder, Mrs.Morrison of Galion and Mr. and
Mrs. Solomon Everts of Bloomingrove.



Mrs. LUCY CONCKLIN WEBBER was born in Cayuga County, N. Y., Feb. 22, 1806.
Died June 23. 1897, aged 91 years, four months and one day.
At the age of twelve she came to Ohio and settled in Plymouth Township, where she has
ever since made her home. On July 1, 1824, she was united in marriage with David B.
WEBBER. To this union were born fourteen children, nine of whom are now living.
Thos. J. WEBBER and F. H. Webber where the deceased has made her home for several
years, are the only children in Ohio, the rest are living in western and northern states.
Through all these changing years of her life, the most wonderful of all the centuries, Mrs.
WEBBER has lived an unselfish, industrious and worthy life. As wife, mother, and
neighbor she modeled her life after an high ideal.
The funeral was held today (Friday) at 10:30 a.m., at the residence of her son.
Interment in Greenlawn cemetery. Rev. S.J. McCONNELL conducted the funeral services.
Unknown newspaper. Found in scrapbook
Obit. courtesy of Phyllis Frazee


Wentz, Harry Ruckle Wentz, only son of Henry and Sarah A. Wentz, born in Shelby,
Ohio, March 21st, 1867, died at the residence of his parents, in east Shelby,
November 19, 1887 of diphtheria, aged 10 years, 7 months and 28 days.
The funeral services on the 20th inst. were largely attended. At the residence of
the parents the choir sang an appropriate piece, and Rev. Foust offered prayer, after
which the remains were taken to the London Church and a short sermon was
preached by the parents pastor, and an address given by the Superintendent of the
Shelby Public Schools.
It was manifest to all present that little Harry had not only won the affections of
the Superintendent, but also of his former day school teacher and his Sabbath
school teacher. He was sick only one week, during which he suffered much, but
very patiently. All that the skill of the physicians and parental affection could do
were in vain. Death claimed him as a victim, but the "white-winged angels" met
the child in the vestibule of life and conveyed his spirit to the bosom of God.
From the November 30, 1877 Crestline Advocate.
Submitted by Mr. Kim Butler Histed.


Richland County Pioneer
O. D. Wheeler died this morning at family home North of Shelby-Funeral
Wednesday. The death of O. D. Wheeler a pioneer of this section of Richland
county occurred this morning at 2:30 o’clock at the family home in
Plymouth township, where he had resided for many years. Mr. Wheeler
would have been 88 years of age in May, 1913, and death was due to the
infirmities of old age. He had been in failing health for several years
and was confined to his home the greater part of the time. A few days
ago he contracted pneumonia, which was the immediate cause of death.
Dennis Wheeler was the son of Oliver Wheeler who immigrated from
Connecticut to Ohio at an early day and settled two miles northwest of Shelby.
His father served in the war of 1812 and his mother whose maiden name was
Rebecca Holston, was born in Pennsylvania. His father and mother died
when he was but a small boy and the eldest son, Issac Wheeler, was left to take
care of this brothers and sisters. Thus at an early age he was deprived of
the fostering care of a mother and father, and was thrown upon his own
resources. The eldest brother kept the family together for several years until
they were old enough to do for themselves. The education privileges of
Mr. Wheeler were poor in those early days as he was compelled to go to
work when but a small boy. He acquired sufficient education to handle his
business in a practical manner and was a close observer of the issues of the
times. He was married to Miss Amanda Rambo, who with five children
survive him. For many years Dennis Wheeler lived in Shelby and was
employed as a carpenter. However the greater part of his life was devoted
to agricultural pursuits.
Mrs. O. D. Wheeler and the following children survive him:
W.L. Wheeler, a lawyer of Toledo; Gilbert Wheeler who lives on the farm;
G.I. Wheeler of Shelby; Mrs. Jennie Scott, who is at home assisting in the
care of her parents; and Mrs E.S. Close, Jr. of Shelby. Albert Wheeler,
who was a Congregational minister with a charge in Toledo, died about
20 years ago. His health failed and he went west in hope of improving it.
He was taken ill and died. Lester Wheeler, another son, died about
23 years ago.
The funeral of O.D. Wheeler will be held Wednesday from the family home
three and a half miles north of Shelby, at 10 o’clock, standard time.
Rev. W.C. Munson pastor of the Presbyterian church, will have charge
of the service. The internment will be made in the family lot
in the Oakland Cemetery.

From: The Shelby Daily Globe, January 6, 1913
Obit. courtesy of Kim Butler Histed


Daniel WILLFORD was born June 20, 1847, died Jan. 21, 1904, aged 56 years, 7 months,
and 1 day. His early life was spent on his father's farm in Cranberry township, Crawford
County, Ohio. He was the fourth of eight children born to John R. and Mary WILLFORD.
The father , two brothers and one sister preceeded him to the other world. On June 27,
1889 he was married to Louisa GUNITER. To them were born six children, five daughters,
and one son. He leaves to mourn his loss, his wife and children, with two grand-children,
a mother, two brothers, three sisters, and a large circle of friends. He was converted at the
Good Will church in 1866 and died with a rich experience. He was a faithful and active
member of Cranberry Lodge No. 4411 of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows.
He was a carpenter by trade, running a saw mill during the winter months. As a husband
and father he was patient, kind and loving. As a neighbor and friend he was highly
He will be greatly missed by all who knew him. May he live long in the memory of those
who loved him. The funeral services were held at the Good Will church Sunday, Jan. 24,
with a brief service at the house. The services were in charge of his pastor, H.A. SHOOK
and the Order ?? which he was a member with the delegates from the Plymouth Lodge.
With the family, neighbors, friends, Fellow Lodgemen and all deserve much praise for
the tender and affectionate manner in which they cared for him during his illness. But no
greater were their effects than the measure of his gratitude.
Obit. courtesy of Phyllis Frazee

Williams - Bricker

SON, HENRY REYNOLDS - Mrs. William Reynolds, whose maiden name was Lucetta Bricker,
died last night at 12 o'clock at the home of her son, Henry Reynolds, who lives at Rome.
Mrs. Reynolds would have been 80 years of age had she lived until next November and up
until three or four years ago enjoyed very good health. For the past six weeks she has been
very sick and death came to her as a sweet relief last night. The immediate cause of death
was paralysis of the heart. She was born in Pennsylvania and emigrated to Ohio with her
husband who died seven years ago. Ahe and her husband united with the United Brethren
church at Rome and were members there. Mrs. Reynoilds had been a resident of Rome for
the past twenty years. She is survived by three sons and four daughters as follows: David
Franklin Reynolds, Henry Reynolds, Tobias Reynolds, Mrs. George Dick and Mrs. Henry
Daup of Shelby, Mrs. William Mosier of Galion, and mrs. Malcolm Fralick of Plymouth.

The funeral will be held Wednesday meet(?) at the home at 10 o'clock sun(?) time service
at the Ganges church conducted by Rev. H. C. Blosser, pastor of the Reformed church of
thiscity. The interment will occur in the Ganges cemetery." OBITUARY OF LUCETTA
BRICKER REYNOLDS, 27 May 1907, Unknown newspaper (probably Shelby).
Obit. courtesy of Terry Wilson


Wirtz - On Tuesday, Feb. 5th at 11 o'clock a.m. , Henry Wirtz, Sen., at the age
of 71 years, 9 months and 21 days.
He was a German by birth, having been born near Heidelburg, in the grand Duchy
of Baden, in the year 1806. He immigrated to America in the year 1840, and at once
settled in Sharon Township, Richland County, Ohio, where he has resided ever since,
until his decease. He was a man highly esteemed by all who knew him, as was evinced
by the large attendance at his funeral.
Services took place at the residence of the deceased, at 10 o'clock a.m. on Thursday,
Feb. 7th, and were conducted by Rev. C. W. Good of the Reformed Church, of
which he was a member for many years. A Large concourse of sympathizing
friends was present, and accompanied the remains to their last resting place, in
the City of the Dead. The interment was at the Friedens graveyard.
He leaves his aged companion and two sons to mourn his loss. Peace to his ashes.
The Shelby News - - - February14, 1878


WISE-In Attic, Ohio, March 4, 1904, Jacob Wise, aged 85 years, 1 month and 18 days.
He was born January 16, 1819; Married Miss Eliza ARNSBY, in Attica, September 7,
1840; united with the Attica Baptist Church in 1841; was elected a deacon in
1865; was widowed April 29, 1871; married a second time, December 21, 1871,
Mrs. M. H. HALL, who died June 10, 1901. He leaves two sons, of his first wife;
one daughter, two stepsons, seven grandchildren, many relatives, and a host of friends.
Funeral services, in the church, were conducted by Rev. J. H. LaBLONDE, and the
remains were deposited in the Attica Cemetery.
Unknown newspaper. Found in scrapbook.
Obit. courtesy of Phyllis Frazee


Wright - At his home near Central City, Neb., on Wednesday, May 19, '97, of dropsy of
the heart, Mr. A. W. Wright, aged 44 years, 8 months and 18 days.
The deceased was born in Plymonth, O., Aug.31, 1852. When but three years old his
mother died, and when ten years of age his father passed away. Though so early in
life left an orphan he always lived a strictly temperate life from both liquor and tobacco.
He was joined in marriage to Miss Ella L. START in March, 1878, at Monroe, Wis..
Soon after this they removed to Wyoming, where they resided eleven years. In 1891 he
removed with his family to Central City, Neb., where he has resided most of the time.
About a year ago his health began to fail and for the past four months he has been a
constant sufferer, until death came to his relief. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge of
this city and also the Modern Woodmen. He leaves a wife and two sons to mourn their loss.
The funeral services were conducted by Rev. J. B. PRIEST on Friday, May 21, at 2 p.m. from
the M. E. church. The sympathy of many friends is extended to the bereaved family,
Noted The deceased was a half brother of Peter and Hame WRIGHT of this place and
left Plymouth about thirty years ago.

Central City Nonpareil
Found in Scrapbook
Obit. courtesy of Phyllis Frazee


Thomas Wynn Sr. was born in Chester County, Pennsylvania, December 3 , 1822,
and died at his home at Bay Shore, Lucas County, Ohio, June 22, 1900,
aged 77 years, 6 months and 21 days.
He moved with his parents to Crawford County, Ohio, October 21, 1834.
He was united in marriage with Miss Nancy CUMMINGS, of Auburn Township,
September 24, 1843, by Wm. D. SIMS. This union was blessed with six children,
one son and five daughters, four of this number having died in infancy and childhood.
They resided in this county for a number of years after their marriage after which
they moved to Lucas county when it was a wilderness but through hard work and
industry they cleared off a large farm and was surrounded by all of the comforts of life.
He was a kind and devoted husband and father. He leaves an aged widow,
two daughters, Mrs Clara JACOB, of Bay Shore, and an adoped son,
who tenderly watched over them with all the care a child could bestow,
five grand children two great grandchildren and four brothers, Samuel, John
and Smith WYNN, of Lucas county and Isaac WYNN, of Cranberry township.
The funeral services were held at the family home, at Bay Shore,
conducted by Rev.'s HILL and Casey.
Unknown newspaper clipping Found in scrapbook
Obit. courtesy of Phyllis Frazee

In Shelby, O., October 9, 1897, Mrs. Amanda J. YARNELL died, aged 76 years,
10 months and 7 days. She was born at Hamilton Square, N. J., December 2, 1820 and
was brought by her parents to Licking County, O., when she was two years old. At the
age of fourteen she professed faith in Christ and became a member of a Baptist Church.
In 1837, She was married to Rev. Lemuel YARNELL and with him faced the trials and
hardships incident to a pastor's life and labor. She became the mother of five sons and
six daughters, of whom three sons and two daughters survive her. One of her sons
is Dr. Edward A. YARNELL, an extensive practitioner in Shelby, and a generous
supporter of both Presbyterian and Baptist Churches and a efficient Sabbath-school
teacher. On Sabbath, she attended the Presbyterian church, because there is no
Baptist Church at Shelby, and listened to a sermon on "Ye are the light of the world",
and before another Sabbath she, whose light had shone in the home and Church
for sixty-two years, had joined the fauitless Church triumphant to shine
as the stars forever and ever. Funeral services, at the Auburn Baptist Church,
were conducted by the pastor, Rev. F. HOLDER, assisted by Rev. Albert TORBET,
pastor of the Presbyterian Church at Shelby.
Her husband had been pastor of the Auburn Church, and his funeral services
had been held there fourteen years before. The burial was at Columbia
Center, beside her husband.
Unknown newspaper clipping. Found in scrapbook.
Obit. courtesy of Phyllis Frazee

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