Early Obituary Abstracts

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Aberman, Amos Miller
Died 14 Aug 1866
Wooster Republican 23-Aug-1866
At Nashville, Tenn., Aug. 14th, Amos Miller Aberman, born at Lancaster, Pa., Sept. 20th, 1826.
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Allison, William N.
Died 19 Jul 1858
Wooster Republican 5-Aug-1858 (Thurs)
On the 19th day of July at the residence of his parents in the City of Dubuque, Iowa, after a long and severe illness, William H., youngest son of Matthew and Margie Allison, formerly of Wooster, aged 2 years and ? days.
Ammon, Lilly Kate
Died 11 Aug 1866
Wooster Republican 16-Aug-1866
On the 11th day of Aug., Lilly Kate, daughter of David and Elizabeth Ammon, aged 2 weeks.
Anderson, Matthew
Died 9 Jul 1837
Wooster Journal & Democratic Times 26-Jul-1837
Of pulmonary consumption, at his residence in Waynesburg, on the 9th instant, Dr. Matthew Anderson, in the 31st year of his age. Wife and 2 children.
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Archer, Zeno
Died 3 Jun 1860
Wooster Republican 19-Jun-1860
In Hooperville, Shasta Co., Calif. June 3rd, Zeno Archer, aged 41 years, late of Wooster, Ohio.
Armstrong, Lucy E.
Died 3 Aug 1866
Wooster Republican 6-Sep-1866
Of consumption, Aug. 3, Lucy E., youngest daughter of J. S. and A. J. Armstrong, in her 22nd year.
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Asdel, Lieut. Samuel B.
Died 17 Dec 1863
Wooster Republican 24-Dec-1863
On Thurs. morning instant at the residence of his father, in Wooster, Lieut. Samuel B. Asdel, of the 41st Reg. O.V.I., aged 18y 11m 17d.
Avery, Edward
Died 27 Jun 1866
Wooster Republican 19-Jul-1866
On Wed., June 27th, Hon. Edward Avery, in the 76th year of his age.
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Bair, George
Died 30 Aug 1838
Wooster Journal & Democratic Times 19-Sep-1838
At his residence in Fort Wayne (Ia) on the 30th ultimo, of bilious fever, Mr. George Bair, after a short illness, aged 27 y 10 m 10 d. Mr. Bair was formerly a resident of this county.
Baker, Cyrus A.
Died 30 Mar 1863
Wooster Republican 11-Jun-1863
On the 30th of March, in West Union, Cyrus A. Baker, son of William and Harriet Baker, aged 6 years 3 m. 9 d.
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Baldwin, Charles L.
Died 23 Jul 1842
Wooster Journal & Democratic Times 4-Aug-1842
In Canaan Twp. on the 23rd ultimo, Charles L., son of Isaac and ________ Baldwin, age 2 years.
Baltzly, Ida Keller
Died 25 Dec 1858
Wooster Republican 6-Jan-1859
On the 25th day of December, 1858, in Wooster, Ohio, Ida Keller, eldest child of Rev. J. B. and Elmira Brandt Baltzly, aged 4 years and 11 months.
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Baltzly, John
Died 13 Oct 1859
Wooster Republican 10-Nov-1859
Near Shanesville, Tuscarawas Co., Ohio, Oct. 13, John Baltzly, aged 70 years 6 mo. 1 d. Born in Pa., near Carlisle. Came to Ohio in 1807, father of Rev. J. B. Baltzly of Wooster, Lutheran clergyman.
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Barden, W.
Died 17 Aug 1863
Wooster Republican 27-Aug-1863
At Clarksville, Tenn., Aug. 17th, of camp diarrhea, W. Barden, in his 22nd year. 102nd Reg. O.V.I.
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Barnett, John
Died 11 Mar 1838
Wooster Journal & Democratic Times 28-Mar-1838
On the 11th instant at Upper Sandusky, O. John Barnett, principal chief of the Wyandots, aged 38y.
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Barr, Alexander
Died 14 Feb 1854
Wooster Republican 16-Feb-1854
At his residence in Richland Co., O. on the 14th instant, Alexander Barr, late an associate judge of that county and son of Rev. Thomas Barr, formerly of Wooster.
Barr, John
Died 15 Dec 1836
Wooster Journal & Democratic Times 21-Dec-1836
At his residence in this town, on Thurs. morning the 15th instant, of pleurisy, John Barr, sen., aged 65y 4m. Wife and 8 children.
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Bartol, Abraham
Died 7 Oct 1859
Wooster Republican 12-Jan-1860
On the 7th of Oct. last, in Jefferson, Texas, of congestive fever of only a few days duration, Abraham Bartol, formerly of Wooster, in the 36th year of his age.
Bartol, Alice
Died 3 Aug 1854
Wooster Republican 10-Aug-1854
In Wooster, Oh., Fri. Aug. 3rd, Alice, infant daughter of John and Mary Bartol, in the third year of her age.
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Basom, Lewis
Died 11 Sep 1857
Wooster Republican 24-Sep-1857
Near Wooster, on the 11th instant, Lewis Basom, aged 31 years lacking 5 days. Member of M.E. Church.
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Bateman, Carolinn B.
Died 1855
Wooster Republican 12-Apr-1855
In Smithville, at the residence of her brother-in-law, Mr. Simon Bauman, Mrs. Carolinn B. Bateman, aged 28 years.
Baumgardner, Joseph H.
Died 12 Jun 1868
Wooster Republican 18-Jun-1868
In Wooster, June 12th, Mr. Joseph H. Baumgardner, aged 39 years.
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Beals, Elenor
Died 1857
Wooster Republican 30-Apr-1857
At her late residence in Sugar Creek Twp., Elenor Beals, aged 65 years.
Beam, Agness
Died 2 Oct 1837
Wooster Journal & Democratic Times 11-Oct-1837
In Mount Eaton, Wayne Co., on the 2nd instant, Miss Agness Beam, daughter of Col. Jacob Beam, in the 18th year of her age.
Bechtel, Elizabeth
Died 23 Nov 1853
Wooster Republican 1-Dec-1853
Departed this life after a long and tedious illness on the 23rd ultimo in this borough, Elizabeth, only child of Isaac and Caroline Bechtel, aged 9 years 8 mo. 7 d.
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Bechtel, Elizabeth
Died 15 Sep 1854
Wooster Republican 12-Sep-1854
Sept. 15th, of typhoid fever, in Wooster Twp., Mrs. Elizabeth Bechtel, wife of George Bechtel, aged 64 years, 6 mo. 27 d.
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Becket, Mary
Died 8 Jun 1868
Wooster Republican 30-Jul-1868
At Lancaster, O., on Sun. afternoon, June 8th, Mrs. Mary Becket.
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Beechler, Joseph Hawkins
Died 18 Oct 1838
Wooster Journal & Democratic Times 24-Oct-1839
On the 18th instant, in this village, Joseph Hawkins, son of George Beechler, aged 22 m 13 d.
Best, Mary E.
Died 7 Mar 1862
Wooster Republican 20-Mar-1862
In Franklin Twp. on the 7th instant, Mary E., daughter of A. & C. Best, aged 3 years, 10 mo.
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Betz, Adam
Died 1839
Wooster Journal & Democratic Times 11-Dec-1839
At Chillicothe, O., Adam Betz, a soldier of the Revolution, and for many years sergeant of arms of the General Assembly of Ohio, aged 95. Almost his last request was that the Whig papers would notice his death.
Bissell, Charles
Died 5 Sep 1836
Wooster Journal & Democratic Times 8-Sep-1836
On Mon. evening last, Charles, infant son of Dr. Samuel N. Bissell.
Bissell, Flora M.
Died 14 Aug 1842
Wooster Journal & Democratic Times 18-Aug-1842
In this town on Sun. morning, Aug. 14th, Flora M., daughter of S. N. and Eliza Bissell, aged 1 y 7 m 5 d.
Bissell, Hezekiah
Died 28 May 1838
Wooster Journal & Democratic Times 24-Jul-1838
In the City of Houston, Texas, on the 28th of May last, of bilious fever, Doctor Hezekiah Bissell, formerly of this town, aged 47y.
Bond, Barbara
Died 26 Aug 1866
Wooster Republican 30-Aug-1866
On the 26th of Aug. in Wooster after an illness of several months, Mrs. Barbara Bond, aged 44y 8m 1d. Funeral services by the Rev. P. M. Weddell, Rev. A. R. Palmer, and the writer.
Bowman, Mirtilla
Died 31 Mar 1866
Wooster Republican 3-May-1866
In Brownsville, Pa. on Sat., March 31st., Mrs. Mirtilla Bowman, widow of the late James L. Bowman, Esq. Born in Beaver Co., Pa., Sept. 22, 1795. Only daughter of late John Beaver.
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Boyd, Elizabeth
Died 22 Feb 1842
Wooster Journal & Democratic Times 3-Mar-1842
In Franklin Twp. on the 22nd ultimo, Mrs. Elizabeth Boyd, aged 30 years.
Boydston, Harriet D.
Died 11 Nov 1840
Wooster Journal & Democratic Times 25-Nov-1840
In Waynesburg, Wayne Co., of consumption, after a long painful suffering, on the evening of the 11th Nov., Harriet D. Boydston, wife of Rev. B. S. Boydston, aged 22y 2m 15d.
Boydston, Thomas
Died 22 Aug 1863
Wooster Republican 24-Sep-1863
At his residence in Orrville, on Sat, Aug. 22nd, Mr. Thomas Boydston, in the 77th year of his age. Born in Green Co., Pa., 1786. Leaves widow and large family.
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Boydstone, Benjamin F.
Died 10 Dec 1853
Wooster Republican 22-Dec-1853
At the residence of his father in East Union Twp. on the evening of the 10th instant, Benjamin Boydstone, son of Thomas Boydstone, aged 21 years 11mo.
Brant, John
Died 4 Feb 1868
Wooster Republican 13-Feb-1868
On Feb. 4th, of cancer, John Brant, aged 66y.
Brown, Benjamin S.
Died 27 Nov 1838
Wooster Journal & Democratic Times 5-Dec-1838
At Mount Vernon, on the 27th instant, Benjamin S. Brown, Esq., Att'y at Law, aged 34 years.
Brown, Jabez H.
Died 27 Nov 1857
Wooster Republican 10-Dec-1857
At the residence of his brother-in-law, A. G. Hawby, in Seville, on Friday 27th, Mr. Jabez H. Brown, in the 30th year of his age. Former resident of Wooster. Leaves young wife and aged mother.
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Brown, Margaret
Died 11 Aug 1863
Wooster Republican 3-Sep-1863
At the residence of her parents in Canaan Twp., Aug. 11, Margaret Brown, aged 1 year 11m. 11 d.
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Buckwalter, Levi
Died 2 Feb 1857
Wooster Republican 26-Feb-1857
At his residence near West Lebanon, on the 2nd instant, Levi Buckwalter, aged 36 years 3 mo. 3 d.
Burkholder, Wm.
Died 30 Dec 1865
Wooster Republican 4-Jan-1866
Dec. 30th, 1865, at the residence of Benj. Shaw, Westfield, Wm. Burkholder, aged 18y 3m 16d.
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Burns, Miranda J.
Died 25 Apr 1866
Wooster Republican 3-May-1866
Of scarlet fever, April 25th, Miranda J. Burns, aged 11y 11m.
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Byerly, Margaret Malisso
Died 9 Jun 1853
Wooster Republican 16-Jun-1853
On the 9th instant, at the residence of Mr. Hiner, Margaret Malisso Byerly, aged 4 years 8 mo. 25 days.

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Cameron, Mary
Died 12 Mar 1866
Wooster Republican 22-Mar-1866
March 12th, at her mother's residence in (Dalton) ?, of consumption, Miss Mary Cameron, aged 17y 5m 20d.
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Canear, John
Died 9 Nov 1840
Wooster Journal & Democratic Times 11-Nov-1840
Of fever, on the evening of the 9th instant, Rev. John Canear, in Waynesburg, Wayne Co., the field of his itinerant labors, in the 31st year of his age, leaving a wife and two children.
Carey, Wm. H.
Died 26 Jun 1863
Wooster Republican 24-Dec-1863
On the 26th of June, in Big Black River Hospital, Mississippi, Wm. H. Carey. Interred in the churchyard at Apple Creek July 29th. 22y 5m 14d. 120th Reg. O.V.I.
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Carr, Charles
Died 23 Nov 1836
Wooster Journal & Democratic Times 30-Nov-1836
On Wed. night last, in the 12th year of his age, Charles, son of Mr. Rodney Carr of East Union.
Carr, Rodney
Died 23 Sep 1857
Wooster Republican 22-Oct-1857
On the 23rd ultimo, at his residence in East Union Twp., Rodney Carr, in his 68th year. Resident of E. Union Twp. since Aug. 1824, died of typhoid fever. Leaves wife and family.
Carson, Andrew Preston
Died 31 Jul 1860
Wooster Republican 9-Aug-1860
Of putrid sore throat at Bristol, Wayne Co. on the 31st of July, Andrew Preston, aged 5 years, 10 mo. and 26 d., son of Rev. J. E. and Mary F. Carson.
Caswell, David H.
Died 5 Feb 1855
Wooster Republican 8-Feb-1855
On the 5th instant, at his residence in this town, Mr. David H. Caswell, aged 38 years and 22 days.
Chamberling, Henry
Died 12 May 1836
Wooster Journal & Democratic Times 26-May-1836
Henry Chamberling, Tues. the 12th instant, murdered by Samuel Casebeer in Holmes Co. several hours after his marriage to Susan Sodders of Mechanic Twp.
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Chapman, Sarah A.
Died 1868
Wooster Republican 26-Mar-1868
In Lafayette, Medina Co., Mrs. Sarah A., wife of W. B. Chapman, formerly of Bridgeport, Wayne Co., after a protracted illness of nearly 2 years, of disease of the heart. Leaves a husband and 3-year old daughter.
Cheney, Laura Jeanette
Died 6 Nov 1857
Wooster Republican 12-Nov-1857
In Mt. Eaton, on the 6th of Nov., Laura Jeanette, daughter of J. C. and J. A. Cheney, aged 1 year 6 mo., after an illness of 4 mo.
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Cheyney, Albert Willie
Died 6 Oct 1859
Wooster Republican 3-Nov-1859
In Wooster, Oct. 6th, Albert Willie, son of S. C. and Mercy Cheyney, aged 3 years and 4 mo.
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Cheyney, Uretta Alice
Died 6 Apr 1859
Wooster Republican 28-Apr-1859
In Mt. Eaton, April 6, 1859, Uretta Alice, daughter of J. C. and J. A. Cheyney, aged 4 years 7 mo. 16 d., after an illness of only 26 hours.
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Chidester, Thomas H.
Died 13 Dec 1858
Wooster Republican 30-Dec-1858
In St. Louis, Missouri, December 13th, of dysentery, Thomas H. Chidester, aged 24 years, 2 months, and 15 days.
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Chidler, Sarah Rouch
Died 6 Oct 1863
Wooster Republican 15-Oct-1863
Mrs. Sarah Rouch, wife of Abraham Chidler, died near New Pittsburg, Oct. 6th. Aged 56 years 4 m. 5 d.
Childs, Barbara Ann
Died 8 Aug 1862
Wooster Republican 14-Aug-1862
Died in Wooster, Aug. 8th, Mrs. Barbara Childs, wife of William Childs, in the 58th? year of her age.
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Childs, W.D.K.
Died 5 Mar 1866
Wooster Republican 15-Mar-1866
On Mon. evening, March 5th, W. D. K., eldest son of Jas. B. and Ellen C. Childs, aged 7y 1m 7d. (Willis)
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Chittenden, Mary E.
Died 22 May 1860
Wooster Republican 14-Jun-1860
In Pana, Illinois, May 22, Miss Mary E. Chittenden, youngest daughter of the late Martin and Abigail Chittenden, aged 24 years, 9 mo., 27 d. Born in Richfield, Summit Co., O.
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Christine, Samuel
Died 12 Nov 1860
Wooster Republican 15-Nov-1860
On the morning of the 12th instant, after a lingering illness, Samuel Christine, in the 54th year of his age.
Christmas, Wm.
Died 18 Sep 1836
Wooster Journal & Democratic Times 29-Sep-1836
In Canton, Stark Co., on Sun., the 18th instant, of bilious fever, Wm. Christmas, Esq., in the 37th year of his age. Judge.
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Christmas, Xenophen
Died 22 Aug 1839
Wooster Journal & Democratic Times 28-Aug-1839
At the residence of Mr. Stibbs, near this village, on the 22nd instant, of pulmonary disease, Mr. Xenophen Christmas. Mr. Christmas was a young man of much promise, and was universally esteemed by all who knew him.
Christy, Samuel
Died 11 Jul 1863
Wooster Republican 6-Aug-1863
At his residence in Canaan Twp. on Sat., July 11th, Mr. Samuel Christy, aged 46 years. Born in Fayette Co., Pa. Left a wife and three children.
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Clark, George C.
Died 12 Aug 1860
Wooster Republican 16-Aug-1860
At his residence in Wooster, Aug. 12th, Elder George C. Clark, aged 59 years, 8 mo. and 16 d.
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Cliff, Josephine
Died 11 Aug 1836
Wooster Journal & Democratic Times 18-Aug-1836
On the 11th instant, of inflammation of the bowels, Josephine, aged 12y, daughter of Mrs. Cliff of this vicinity.
Clingan, Clarissa
Died 28 Nov 1836
Wooster Journal & Democratic Times 30 Nov 1836
Of fever, on the evening of the 28th instant, Mrs. Clarissa Clingan, aged upward of 30y. Husband and 4 small children.
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Clingan, Jane
Died 4 Feb 1855
Wooster Republican 15-Feb-1855
On Sunday, the 4th instant, near Millbrook, Miss Jane Clingan, aged 28 years.
Coe, Robert W.\n
Died 27 Sep 1863
Wooster Republican 1-Oct-1863
Drowned at Vicksburg, Miss. on the 27th of Sept., Mr. Robert W. Coe, son of Benjamin Coe, of Sugar Creek Twp., member of Signal Corps.
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Coe, Stephen Wm.
Died 23 May 1859
Wooster Republican 2-Jun-1859
At his residence in Cincinnati, Ohio, on the 23rd of May, 1859, at 20 minutes before 3 o'clock P.M., Stephen Wm. Coe, aged 34 years, formerly of Dalton.
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Coffee, Etta
Died 19 Oct 1866
Wooster Republican 1-Nov-1866
At the residence of her father, in this city, on the 19th of Oct., Miss Etta Coffee, in the 23rd year of her age.
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Colby, John M.
Died 28 Jun 1842
Wooster Journal & Democratic Times 30-Jun-1842
In this town, on Tues. last, of consumption, Mr. John M. Colby, of Hillsborough Co., N.H., aged 24 years.
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Cole, Joseph
Died unknown
Wooster Journal & Democratic Times (no known date)
At Dalton, in this county, of a scrofulous affection, Col. Joseph Cole, an old and respectable citizen.
Colerick, Charles
Died 7 Feb 1838
Wooster Journal & Democratic Times 21-Feb-1838
At the Cincinnati Hotel, on the morning of the 7th instant, Captain Charles Colerick, of the Texian Army, and formerly of Mt. Vernon, O.
Colmary, Elizabeth Almirah
Died 6 Feb 1859
Wooster Republican 10-Feb-1859
On the 6th instant, Elizabeth Almirah, infant daughter of Rev. R. C. and Catherine M. Colmary, aged 10 mo. and 6 d.
Connell, Florence
Died 1866
Wooster Republican 23-Aug-1866
Suddenly, at the residence of her father, Mr. Jonathan McClure, in Missouri, Mrs. Florence Connell, of congestion of the lungs. Interment in Wooster.
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Cooper, Jonathan
Died 31 Mar 1868
Wooster Republican 16-Apr-1868
At California, Missouri(?), March 31, of consumption, Jonathan Cooper(?), in the 33rd year of his age, former resident of Wooster.
Cotton, Jonathan
Died 7 Dec 1859
Wooster Republican 15-Dec-1859
At his residence in Milton Twp., Wayne Co., on the 7th instant, Jonathan Cotton, aged 63 years.
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Cotton, Polly
Died 10 Oct 1857
Wooster Republican 29 Oct 1857
In Milton, O. Oct. 10th, Mrs. Polly, wife of Jonathan Cotton, in the 56th year of her age. Left companion and nine children.
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Coulter, Kezi
Died 31 Dec 1862
Wooster Republican 17-Dec-1863
On Thurs. morning, Nov. 26th, Mrs. Kezi Coulter, in the 88th year of her age. Native of Chester Co., Pa.
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Cox, Levi
Died 31 Dec 1862
Wooster Republican 8-Jan-1863
In Wooster, Dec. 31st, 1862, the Hon. Levi Cox, in the 69th year of his age. Native of Penn., moved to Wooster 1815.
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Coy, Catharine
Died 11 Jul 1855
Wooster Republican 26-Jul-1855
On the 11th instant, Mrs. Catharine, wife of John Coy, of Congress, Wayne Co., aged 49 years 10 mo. and 21 d.
Crawford, A. D.
Died 15 May 1866
Wooster Republican 31-May-1866
On the 15th instant, at the residence of his mother, Mrs. B. L. Crawford, A. D. Crawford, of congestion of the lungs, aged 22y 3m.
Culbertson, Margaret
Died 2 Jul 1862
Wooster Republican 2-Jul-1862
Died July 2, 1862, Mrs. Margaret Culbertson, youngest daughter of Thomas and Margaret Culbertson, in the 23rd year of her age.
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Culbertson, William R.
Died 21 Jun 1857
Wooster Republican 2-Jul-1857
June 21st, 1857, of inflammation of the lungs, William R., youngest son of H. M. and Margaret Culbertson, aged 8 mo. 15 d.
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Cunningham, Caroline
Died 20 Nov 1842
Wooster Journal & Democratic Times 1-Dec-1842
On the morning of the 20th Nov. at her residence in Marshallville, Caroline, wife of Wm. M. Cunningham. Born Aug. 19, 1817, at Berkshire, Vermont.
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Cunningham, David Willis
Died 11 Aug 1853
Wooster Republican 22-Sep-1853
Of dysentery Aug. 11, David Willis, youngest son of B. and C. A. Cunningham, aged 4 mo. 4 d.
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Cunningham, Emma August
Died 2 Aug 1853
Wooster Republican 22-Sep-1853
Of dysentery, Aug. 2nd, Emma August, eldest daughter of B. and C. A. Cunningham, aged 5 years 6 mo. 12 d.
Cunningham, Lyda Lavernia
Died 20 Jul 1853?
Wooster Republican 22-Sep-1853
Of congestion of the lungs, July 20(?), 1853, Lyda Lavernia, second daughter of B. and C. A. Cunningham, aged 4 years 4 mo. 13 d.
Cunningham, Mary Ella
Died 22 Jul 1853
Wooster Republican 22-Sep-1853
Died of congestion of the brain near Marshallville, Wayne Co., July 22nd, Mary Ella, youngest daughter of Benjamin and Catharine A. Cunningham, aged 1 year 10 mo. 22 d.
Cunningham, Samuel D.\n
Died 9 Nov 1856
Wooster Republican 25-Dec-1856
On the morning of Nov. 9, 1856, Samuel D. Cunningham, aged 43 years 11mo. and 1 d. Born in Washington Co., Pa. Dec. 8, 1812; settled in Baughman Twp., Wayne Co., 1 mile south of Bristol. Married twice---one son.
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Cushing, William Y.H.
Died 27 Mar 1838
Republican Advocate 19-Apr-1838
Died, in Springfield, Clark County Ohio, on Tuesday, the 27th day of March, ultimo, William Y.H. Cushing, Esq., formerly of Lebanon, in the thirty-fifth year of his age.
Cutter, Charles
Died 26 Mar 1868
Wooster Republican 16-Apr-1868
At Remson Corners, Medina Co., on March 26th, of consumption, Charles Cutter, aged 34y 7m 28d.
Cutter, Charles Edward
Died 14 May 1868
Wooster Republican 4-Jun-1868
In Wooster, May 14th, Charles Edward, son of Charles and Mary J. Cutter, aged 1y 4m 21d.
Cutter, Deborah
Died 1838
Wooster Journal & Democratic Times 11-Jul-1838
In this village, last evening, after a severe and protracted illness, Mrs. Deborah Cutter, wife of Mr. S. Cutter, aged 29 years.

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Davis, Elizabeth
Died 23 Feb 1842
Wooster Journal & Democratic Times 24-Mar-1842
In Wayne Twp. on the 23rd ultimo, Mrs. Elizabeth Davis, wife of Mr. John Davis, aged 81 years 3m 23d. Formerly of Norfollk, Va.
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Davis, Nancy
Died 24 May 1868
Wooster Republican 2-Jul-1868
At her residence in Wooster, on the 24th of May, Mrs. Nancy Davis, in the 89th year of her age. Mother, native of India.
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Day, Joseph S.
Died 22 Feb 1868
Wooster Republican 22-Feb-1868
Suddenly at the residence of his father, S. F. Day, in Wooster, on Sat. evening, Feb. 22nd instant, Joseph S. Day, aged 24y 2m 23d.
Day, Oliver
Died 4 Feb 1842
Wooster Jounral & Democratic Times 10-Feb-1842
Died at his residence in East Union Twp. in this county, on the 4th instant, at one o'clock A.M., Oliver Day, Esq., in the 72nd year of his age.
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Deming, F.
Died 8 Sep 1839
Wooster Journal & Democratic Times 18-Sep-1839
At Massillon, a few days since (Daniel Slanker's death), Mr. F. Deming, the inventor of the Silk reel, and the enterprising silk culturist.
Dilly, Benton
Died 15 Jan 1863
Wooster Republican 11-Jun-1863
In Columbus City, Iowa, on the 15th of Jan. last, of consumption, in the 22nd year of his age, Benton Dilly, son of L. G. & Minerva Dilly, formerly of Wooster. Soldier in Union Army. Died at residence of stepfather (Jonas?) Crites.
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Donnelly, Griswold W.
Died 1857
Wooster Republican 26-Mar-1857
In Sacramento City, at the residence of J. M Rhodes, Esq., in the 31st year of his age, Mr. Griswold W. Donnelly, of consumption. Native of New York, studied law in Wooster, Ohio.
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Dorland, Elizabeth Shiss
Died 9 Jan 1859
Wooster Republican 20-Jan-1859
At her residence in Rowsburg, Ashland Co., Ohio, on the night of the 9th instant, Mrs. Elizabeth Shiss Dorland, in the 58th year of her age.
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Doute, Thomas
Died 1842
Wooster Journal & Democratic Times 27 Oct 1842
At his residence in Franklin Twp., Thomas Doute, in the fifty-seventh year of his age, after a painful illness of nine weeks.
Downing, Amelia
Died 1 Apr 1838
Republican Advocate 12-Apr-1838
On Sunday, the 1st instant, of a pulmonary disease, Mrs. Amelia Downing, consort of Robert Downing, of Wayne Township, in the forty-ninth year of her age.
Downing, James Lee
Died 30 Apr 1863
Wooster Republican 7-May-1863
On the 30th of April, after a brief illness, James Lee, son of Capt. Jos. H. Downing, in the 10th year of his age.
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Driesbach, Albert
Died 17 Dec 1863
Wooster Republican 24-Dec-1863
On the 17th instant, Albert, only son of Sarah and Herr Driesbach, of scarlet fever. Aged 3y 1m 14d.
Duncan, Elisha M.
Died 20 Mar 1839
Wooster Journal & Democratic Times 27-Mar-1839
In Fredericksburg, Wayne Co., on Wed. evening, the 20th instant, Col. Elisha M. Duncan, in the 47th year of his age.
Dunham, Henry
Died 24 Sep 1863
Wooster Republican 5-Nov-1863
In the hospital at New Orleans, with chronic diarrhea, Sept. 24th, Mr. Henry Dunham, of Co. A., 120th Reg. O.V.I., aged 20y 10m.

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Eberhart, Samuel
Died 21 Jun 1863
Wooster Republican 3-Sep-1863
Samuel, second son of Daniel and Rachel Eberhart, a substituted volunteer in Co. E, 120th O.V.I., died in Jefferson Barracks, Missouri, June 21st, aged 17 years 5 m. 10 d.
Eberman, Jacob M.
Died 20 Jul 1841
Wooster Journal & Democratic Times 21-Jul-1841
At his residence in this town yesterday morning, Mr. Jacob M. Eberman.
Edmonds, Peter
Died 31 Jul 1854
Wooster Republican 10-Aug-1854
July 31st at his residence 6 miles west of Wooster, Mr. Peter Edmonds, aged upwards of 94 years.
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Eichar, Ann
Died 30 Jul 1860
Wooster Republican 2-Aug-1860
July 30th at the residence of her mother, near Wooster, Miss Ann Eichar, aged 51 years 3 mo. and 19 d.
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Eichar, Ann
Died 8 Sep 1862
Wooster Republican 25-Sep-1862
Died at her residence 2-1/2 miles west of Wooster on Tuesday evening, Sept. 9, 1862, Mrs. Ann Eichar in the 82nd year of her age.
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Elliott, Andrew
Died 12 Mar 1859
Wooster Republican 17-Mar-1859
At his residence in Milton Twp. on the 12th instant, Mr. Andrew Elliott, in the 51st year of his age.
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Elson, Dr. David
Died 13 Mar 1866
Wooster Republican 15-Mar-1866
At the American Hotel in Wooster, on Tues. afternoon last, the 13th instant, in the 27th year of his age, Dr. David Elson, son of T. W. Elson, of Chester Twp.
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Emrich, Joseph
Died 1 Aug 1863
Wooster Republican 6-Aug-1863
Near Wooster, Aug. 1st, Joseph Emrich, aged 69 years 5 m. 3 d. Born in Berks Co., Pa. Left wife and three children.
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Erb, Harriet R.
Died 26 Jun 1855
Wooster Republican 12-Jul-1855
In Wooster, June 26th, Miss Harriet R. Erb, aged 20 years 10 m. 3 d.

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Fawcett, John
Died 18 Aug 1866
Wooster Republican 13-Sep-1866
In Wooster, Aug. 18th, Mr. John Fawcett, aged 82 years 7m. Born in Washington Co, Pa. In 1813 he married Miss Julia R. Larwill.
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Fisher, Louisa D.
Died 21 May 1854
Wooster Republican 25-May-1854
On Sunday morning last, at her residence in Akron, Louisa D. Fisher, consort of Dr. Alexander Fisher, in her 42nd year.
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Flohr, Charles Cary
Died 7 Mar 1866
Wooster Republican 29-Mar-1866
At Canton, O., the 7th of March, Charles Cary, only child of Thaddeus F. and Anna Flohr, aged 1y 11m.
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Fluhart, Mary
Died 3 Mar 1866
Wooster Republican 26-Apr-1866
On Sat. morning, March 3rd, after a long and painful illness, Mrs. Mary Fluhart, widow of the late Zacheus Fluhart, aged 65y 22d.
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Fluke, Jacob
Died 12 Jun 1838
Wooster Journal & Democratic Times 13-Jun-1838
In this town, last evening, of paralysis, Mr. Jacob Fluke, aged _____ years.
Fluke, John
Died 30 Jun 1840
Wooster Journal & Democratic Times 15-Jul-1840
At Dalton, Wayne Co., O. on Thurs. morning, June 30th, after an illness of 3 days, Mr. John Fluke, in the 65th year of his age. Mr. Fluke was formerly of Pittsburg, Pa.
Fluke, Mary
Died 15 Jan 1860
Wooster Republican 19-Jan-1860
On Sunday, Jan. 15th, at the residence of Dr. L. G. Harley in Dalton, Mrs. Mary M. Fluke, aged 82 years.
Foltz, Lucretia
Died 13 Aug 1836
Wooster Journal & Democratic Times 18-Aug-1836
In Wooster Twp. on the 13th instant, Lucretia Foltz, aged 11y, daughter of Francis H. Foltz.
Foreman, Florence
Died 18 Jul 1860
Wooster Republican 26-Jul-1860
In Wooster, on Wed. the 18th instant, of scarlet fever, Florence, youngest child of E. and L. H. Foreman, aged 3 years, 11 mo. . and 23 d.
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Fortney, Samuel
Died 9 Feb 1863
Wooster Republican 26-Feb-1863
On the 9th day of Feb. 1863, Mr. Samuel Fortney, aged 78 (or 73?) years, 5 m.
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Foss, Samuel
Died 26 May 1858
Wooster Republican 3-Jun-1858
In Wooster, May 26, 1858, of consumption, Mr. Samuel Foss, aged 51 years, 2 months, 9 days.
Foss, Samuel Edward
Died 11 Apr 1860
Wooster Republican 26-Apr-1860
On the 11th day of April, Samuel Edward, infant son of Adam and Mary Foss, aged 11 mo. and 23 d.
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Frailey, Lucy Teressa
Died 7 Feb 1857
Wooster Republican 12-Feb-1857
On the 7th instant, Lucy Teressa Frailey, daughter of Peter Frailey, aged 7 years 5 mo. 22 d.
Fraim, Willie H. Seely
Died 20 Apr 1859
Wooster Republican 28-Apr-1859
In Wooster, April 20, Willie H. Seely, infant son of John H. and E. G. Fraim, aged 1 year 10 d.
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France, Harlan Lehman
Died 8 Feb 1860
Wooster Republican 16-Feb-1860
Feb. 8th, Harlan Lehman, son of J. C. and Sarah France, aged 1 year 15 d.
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France, John Edward
Died 24 Aug 1860
Wooster Republican 30-Aug-1860
Aug. 24th, John Edward, infant son of John C. and Sarah France, aged 5 mo. 6 d.
Frank, Daniel
Died 7 Nov 1862
Wooster Republican 20-Nov-1862
Died at his residence in Canaan Twp. on the 7th of Nov., Mr. Daniel Frank, in the 70th year of his age.
Frazier, James I.
Died 4 Jan 1855
Wooster Republican 15-Feb-1855
At Altoona, Blair Co., Pa., on the 4th of Jan., James I. Frazier, aged 38 years. He left a widow and one child. The deceased was for a number of years a school teacher in Wayne Co., O. A native of Glasgow, Scotland.
Freeman, Sarah
Died 19 Jan 1842
Wooster Journal & Democratic Times 10-Feb-1842
In Plain Twp. on the 19th ultimo, Mrs. Sarah Freeman, aged 72 years.
French, Mary A.
Died 15 May 1868
Wooster Republican 4-Jun-1868
On the 15th of May, Mary A. French, wife of James W. French, in the 26th year of her age.
Frost, Henry B. S.
Died 13 Mar 1868
Wooster Republican 19-Mar-1868
In Brattleboro, Vt., March 13th, of hepatization of the lungs, Mr. Henry B. S. Frost, aged 28 y.
Funck, Elmore
Died 15 Apr 1855
Wooster Republican 19-Apr-1855
On April 15th in Rowsburg, Elmore, only son of Martin Funck, aged 4 mo. 4 d.
Funk, Baker
Died 15 Apr 1862
Wooster Republican 24-Apr-1862
On the 15th, near Jefferson, Wayne Co., Baker Funk, infant son of David and Elizabeth Funk, aged 5mo. 27d.
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Funk, Miller
Died 31 Mar 1863
Wooster Republican 30-Apr-1863
Very suddenly on the 31st of March, 1863, Miller Funk, aged 1 year 5 m. 12 d.
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Funk, Margaret
Died 5 or 6 May 1863
Wooster Republican 30-Jul-1863
On the 6th (or 5th?) of May, Margaret, wife of Joseph Funk, at West Union, Wayne Co., aged 30 years 10 m. 6 d.
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Gaddis, Abner
Died 20 Jul 1854
Wooster Republican 27 Jul 1854
Very suddenly on the morning of the 20th instant, Mr. Abner Gaddis, in the 68th year of his age. (East Union Twp)
Gaily, Robert Allen
Died 9 Aug 1853
Wooster Republican 25 Aug 1853
On the 9th of Aug, 1853, Robert Allen, son of William and Elizabeth Gaily, aged 1 yr. 11 mo. and 22 d.
Gardner, George W.
Died 27 June 1863
Wooster Republican 20 Aug 1863
At Grand Hospital, Jefferson Barracks, Missouri, June 27th, George W. Gardner, aged 22 yr. 11 mo. 25 d. 120th Red. O.V.I.
Gardner, James B.
Died 20 April 1837
Wooster Journal & Democratic Times 26 April 1837
Suddenly of an apoplectic fit, at Marion, on thurs evening last, James B. Gardner, Esp. State Printer, aged about 55y.
Geitgey, Rachel J.
Died 14 Sept. 1860
Wooster Republican 27 Sept 1860
In Wooster on the 14th of Sept Rachel J Geitgey , aged 29 years, after an illness of only a few hours.
Gillespie, Emeline
Died 23 Jul 1841
Wooster Journal & Democratic Times 28 Jul 1841
On Fri Morning last, in the 21st year of her age, Mrs Emeline Gillespie, wife of David Gillespie, of this place.
Given, William
Died 30 Sept 1866
Wooster Republican 11 Oct 1866
At Wooster, Sept 30th, Hon. William Given, late Colonel of the 102nd Ohio Infantry.
Given, Willie
Died 10 June l860
Wooster Republican 14 June 1860
On Sunday morning June 10th, Willie, son of Hon. William and Susan Given, aged 11 years and 7 d.
Glasgo, Bridget
Died 27 Sept 1863
Wooster Republican 15 Oct 1863
On the 27th of Sept. of dysentery, Bridget Glasgo, wife of E. Glasgo, aged 51 years, 9 mo. 11 d
Glasgow, James C.
Died 22 Jul 1860
Wooster Republican 26 Jul 1860
At Wooster, on Sat., the 22nd, instant of black softening of the liver, James C. Glasgow, Esq. aged about 50 years. Left wife and children.
Glasgow, Mary
Died 16 Sept 1857
Wooster Republican 24 Sept 1857
On the 16th instant, Mrs. Mary Glasgow, aged 67 years.
Glenn, Abraham Saybolt
Died 1 Sept 1857
Wooster Republican 17 Sept 1857
Wooster, Sept 1st, Abraham Saybolt Glenn, infant son of J.B. and Lydia Glenn, aged 9 mo. 13 d.
Glenn, William
Died 21 Jul 1836
Wooster Journal & Democratic Times 28 Jul 1836
On Thurs. last, Mr William Glenn, Mohican Twp, struck by lightning, about 32 y.
Goettgen, Nancy
Died 3 May 1837
Republican Advocate 6-May-1837
Died, in Franklin Township, on Wednesday last, the 3rd instant, Mrs. Nancy Goettgen, aged thirty-four years.
Greenamyer, Dr. Wm.
Died 31st Jul 1866
Wooster Republican 6 Sept 1866
At his residence in Smithville July 31st, Dr Wm Greenamyer, aged 57y 11mo 2d. Born Westmoreland Co, Pa. Married Marie Strickler, from Va. Widow and 3 children.
Griffin, J. W.
Died 2nd Jan 1862
Wooster Republican 9 Jan 1962
At Camp Clay, Lex, Kentucky on Friday last, the 2nd, of diphtheria, J W Griffin, member of Capt. McClure’s Co having volunteered in Wooster. Leaves father, mother, and brothers.
Grim, Catharine Elizabeth
Died 18 June, 1860
Wooster Republican 19 Jul 1860
In San Francisco, June 18th, of inflammation of the bowels, Miss Catherine Elizabeth Grim, of Sacramento, formerly of Millbrook, Ohio aged 20 years, 5 mo 18 d.
Grimes, Sarah
Died 12 Jun 1837
Republican Advocate 15-Jun-1837
Died on Monday last, the 12th instant, in Millbrook, Mrs. Sarah Grimes, wife of Mr. John Grimes, of that village, aged thirty-seven years.

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Hanna, Alexander
Died March 1855
Wooster Republican 31 May 1855
In March last at the residence of his son John, in the state of Illinois, Alexander Hanna. Early settler of Wayne Co. Resided 2 miles north of town 35 or 40 years. Presbyterian.
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Harman, Cerepta
Died 15 Sept 1854
Wooster Republican 21 Sept 1854
On the 15th instant near Smithville, Cerepta, daughter of Mr David Harman, aged 10 mo and 27d.
Harris, Mary
Died 29 Nov 1866
Wooster Republican 6 Dec 1866
On the 29th ultimo, in this county, Miss Mary Harris, aged 78y ?m 6d.
Harrison, Wm. H. Jr.
Died 6 Feb 1838
Wooster Journal & Democratic Times 21 Feb 1838
At North Bend, on Tues evening, Feb 6th, Wm H Harrison Jr, in the 36th year of his age. Second son of General Harrison.
Haskins, Maxcy H
Died 4 April, l963
Wooster Republican 23 April 1863
At his residence in Canaan Center, Wayne Co on the 4th day of April, Maxy H Haskins, in the 39th year of his age.
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Hawkins, Mary Ann
Republican Advocate 8-Feb-1838
Died, in this village, on Saturday last, the 3d instant, after a long and protracted illness, Mary Ann Hawkins, daughter of Joseph and Sarah Hawkins,aged twenty three years and ten months.
Hawkins, Sarah
Died 8 Feb 1854
Wooster Republican 16 Feb 1854
In this place on Wed the 8th instant Mrs Sarah Hawkins, consort of Joseph Hawkins, aged 63 years 3 mo 11 d
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Hawley, Helen M.
Died 17 Oct 1862
Wooster Republican 23 Oct 1862
At Westfield, Medina Co Ohio on the 17th Mrs Helen M Hawley, Wife of A.G. Hawley, Esq aged 42 years. Born in N H 18 Oct 1820
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Hay, Mary Jane
Died 28 Nov 1866
Wooster Republican 6 Dec 1866
At Wooster Nov 28th, Mrs Mary Jane, wife of Capt. Charles Hay, and daughter of Martin and Margaret Funk, aged 18y 2m 16d. Pneumonia.
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Hays, Jessie Wallace
Died 11 Jul 1866
Wooster Republican 19 Jul 1866
At the residence of Dr S F Day, on Wed the 11th instant, Jessie Wallace, daughter of William W and Mary D Hays, of Harrisburg, Pa aged 1y 11m 3d.
Heiner, William
Died 19 Sept 1866
Wooster Republican 4 Oct 1866
On the 19th ultimo, in Smithville, Mr William Heiner, at the advanced age of 86y 11m 11d.
Hemperly, John
Died 2 Apr 1838
Republican Advocate 5-Apr-1838
Died, at his residence in this place, on Monday last, of bilious cholic, Mr. John Hemperly, in the fifty-third year of his age. In this dispensation we have another demonstration of the truth of the adage, "in the midst of life we are in death." On Sabbath day, the deceased was apparently in perfect health and attended church; dined as usual; was seized in the afternoon and by nine o'clock on Monday morning, he was a corpse; his disease from the first, refusing in the least to yield to the most assiduous efforts of the medical art for his relief. Mr. Hemperly was a native of central Pennsylvania but had long resided in the West, and for the last eighteen years had been an inhabitant of Wooster. He was a man of excellent spirit, - sincere, open, frank, in his intercourse with the world; and possessed a kind and hospitable disposition. He was indeed one of nature's best and noblest works, an honest man; and his memory will long be cherished as such, by a large circle of friends and acquaintances. He has left a widow and several children to mourn their sad bereavement.
Henney, Abner
Died 30 Sept 1859
Wooster Republican 13 Oct 1859
Near West Salem, on the Old Homestead, Sept 30th, Abner Henney, aged 25 years, 1 mo 14 d.
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Henney, Peter
Died 13 Feb 1873
OGS Report 1989
Peter Henney, aged 82 years 6 months and 13 days. In the years 1817 he was joined in marriage to Christina Strayer, with whom he lived 58 years, a peaceable and happy life. She preceded him nearly three years to the glory world. He was one of the pioneers of Wayne Cty Oh, having settled in Congress township in the year 1815, when the country was quite new, in fact a wildness, inhabited by the Red men of the forest. After forty years he sold his home and emigrated to Henry Cty Ill. Sometime in October he came back from Illinois to visit his two daughters in Wayne Cty. On the evening of Feb 12, while staying with his daughter and son-in-law (John Hines) he retired to his room at night in apparent good health. The next morning he rose from his bed, lit the lamp and dressed himself and wound his watch. His daughter, Mrs. Hines, heard a noise as the moving of a chair in the room, she went to the room and found him dead, kneeling at a chair in the attitude of prayer, his head resting on his arm, which was his custom from the time he embraced religion. He leaves 7 children, 40 grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren. Before his death he bequeathed $100, for missionary purposes to the Ev. Association, also the same amount to the U.B. Church. His remains were taken to Henry Co., Ill. For interment
Henry, Joseph
Died 20 Feb 1862
Wooster Republican 27 Feb 1862
Feb 20th, three miles east of Wooster Mr Joseph Henry, aged 75 years.
Henry, William
Died 23 Mar 1862
Wooster Republican 27 Mar 1862
On Sun morning last, after a brief illness, William Henry, in the 84th year of his age. Judge.
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Hepler, Thamer Amada
Died 28 Oct 1863
Wooster Republican 5 Nov 1863
In Wooster, Oct 28th, Mrs Tamer Amada, wife of Mr George Hepler, aged 33y 7m 14d. Maiden name Widmer.
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Hesler, Lottie M.
Died 16 Aug 1866
Wooster Republican 6 Sept 1866
On thurs Aug 16, of congestion of the brain, Lottie M, only child of Charles and Flora Hesler, aged 5m 10d
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Hess, Jacob
Died 13 May, 1866
Wooster Republican 24 May 1866
Near Smithville, May 13th, Jacob Hess, aged 63y 8m 26d. Born in Pa in 1802, Aug 17th.
[Note: obit and poem]
Hessler, Frank
Died 20 Aug 1860
Wooster Republican 23 Aug 1860
On the morning of the 20th instant, Frank, infant son of Charles and Flora H Hessler, aged 4 mo. 8 d..
Hill, Elizabeth
Died 9 June 1858
Wooster Republican 17 June 1858
On the 9th instant, at the residence of her parents, of Canaan Twp. Elizabeth Hill, in her 21st year of age.
Hill, Wm. W.
Died 14 1862
Wooster Republican 3 Jul 1862
Died in Dansville, N.Y. June 14, 1862, Wm W Hill. Resident of Canaan Twp. (Wayne Co.)
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Hillock, Sarah A
Died 22 June 1868
Wooster Republican 2 Jul 1868
On the 22nd day of June in North Fairfield, Huron Co, Sarah A Hillock, wife of Rev. T Hillock, and daughter of Mrs M Rowe, of Wooster, in the 40th year of her age.
Hiner, Elizabeth
Died 4 Feb 1857
Wooster Republican 12 Feb 1857
Near Wooster, Feb 4th, Elizabeth Hiner, wife of William Hiner, aged 69 years 9 mo.
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Ho?bach, Pressly M.
Died 18 May 1863
Wooster Republican 11 June 1863
In the 18th day of May last, at his residence in Dalton, Pressly M Ho?bach, of Co D 120th Reg O V I in the 26th year of his age.
Hoch, Susan
Died 8 April 1837
Wooster Journal & Democratic Times 12 April 1837
On Sat morning last, in this village, Mrs Susan Hoch, in the 23rd year of her age.
Hock, Henrietta
Republican Advocate 6-May-1837
Died, in this village, on Thursday the 28th ultimo, Mrs. Henrietta, wife Mr. Henry Hock, aged about twenty-one years.
Hoisington, David
Died 28 May 1863
Wooster Republican 4 June 1863
In Canaan, on the 28th of May, Mr David Hoisinton, in the 74th year of his age. Native of Vermont.
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Hoke, Mary Louisa
Died 5 Feb 1855
Wooster Republican 8 Feb 1855
On the 5th instant, Mary Louisa, second daughter of Mr H Hoke, of this town, aged 9 years 1 mo.
Holmes, Malissa
Died 16 Mar 1874
Holmes Died hapy in the Lord, near West Salem Ohio. Mar 16, 1874, Malissa I Holmes, aged 18 yrs and 5 days.
Horner, James
Died 5 May 1866
Wooster Republican 10 May 1866
On the 5th of May, in Wooster James Horner, aged 55 years.
Housekeeper, Amanda
Died 10 April 1866
Wooster Republican 19 April 1866
On the 10th instant, in Wooster, Amanda, daughter of Abraham and Elizabeth Housekeeper, aged 4 y 3m 19d. Burned by garden fire.
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Howard, Charles Justis
Died 25 Feb 1857
Wooster Republican 5 March 1857
Charles Justis Howard, son of William and Angeline Howard, 25th of Feb, aged 3 years.
Huffstoot, John
Died 29 Aug 1863
Wooster Republican 3 Sept, 1863
Aug 29TH, of consumption, at his late residence in Wooster, John Huffstoot, aged 42 years.
Hughes, Charles
Died 9 May 1862
Wooster Republican 22 May 1862
On the 9th at the residence of J H Summers, in Wayne Co of Consumption, Charles Huges, aged 15 years 2 mo 25 d. Orphan.
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Hughes, Clara Eveline
Died 6 Oct 1863
Wooster Republican 15 Oct 1863
Only daughters and youngest son of Alfred and Mary E Hughes. Near Moreland, all of diptheria. Aged 7 years 1m 3d.
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Hughes, Emily Elmida
Died 29 Sept 1863
Wooster Republican 15 Oct 1863
Only daughters and youngest son of Alfred and Mary E Hughes. Near Moreland, all of diptheria. Aged 8years 7m 20d.
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Hughes, Francis Marion
Died 8 Oct 1863
Wooster Republican 15 Oct 1863
Only daughters and youngest son of Alfred and Mary E Hughes. Near Moreland, all of diptheria. Aged 2 years 1m 25d.
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Hughes, George W
Died 18 May 1866
Wooster Republican 24 May 1866
In Wooster, Fri May 18th, after an illness of 3 days, George W son of J W and Mary Hughes, aged 15y 8m 18d.
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Hughes, Harriet Sellers
Died 19 Sept 1853
Wooster Republican 29 Sept 1853
Died in Millbrook on the 19th of Sept of typhoid fever, Harriet Sellers, daughter of J W and Mary Hughes of this place, aged 22y 1w 5d.
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Hunter, Nancy
Died 15 Sept 1859
Wooster Republican 22 Sept 1859
On Thursday morning, Sept 15th, instant Nancy Hunter, at the residence of her brother Samuel Hunter, near Wooster, in the 44th year of her age.
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Hunter, Samuel
Died 28 Sept 1866
Wooster Republican 1 Nov 1866
Sept 28, of consumption, Samuel Hunter, aged 64y 3m 27d. Came to county in 1817.
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Hurni, Samuel
Died 28 Feb 1866
Wooster Republican 15 Mar 1866
On the 28th ultimo, in Sugar Creek Twp Mr Samuel Hurni, son of John and Anna Barbara Hurni, aged 25y 8m 7d.

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Ilginfritz, William
Died 23 Oct 1857
Wooster Republican 10 Dec 1857
Near Fairfield, Iowa, Friday morning Oct 23rd, William Ilginfritz, aged 25y 1m 23d. Son of Jacob Ilginfritz, who formerly lived in this place.
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Jackson, Ellie Rebecca
Died 29 June 1860
Wooster Republican 12 July 1860
On June 29th Ellie Rebecca, daughter of Cyrus and Sarah J Jackson, of Scarlet fever, aged 3y,1m 29d.
Jackson, James C.
Died 30 Jan 1859
Wooster Republican 10 Feb 1859
On the 30th day of Jan 1859, in Wooster, Mr James C. Jackson, in his 70th (79th) year.
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Jacobs, Elizabeth W.
Died 23 Nov 1858
Wooster Republican 25 Nov 1858
On the morning of the 23rd instant, Mrs Elizabeth W Jacobs, wife of James Jacobs Esq of this place, aged 51y 3m 9d.
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Jacobs, Ella
Died 8 Nov 1854
Wooster Republican 16 Nov 1854
On Monday morning the 8th instant of croup, aged 4y 8m 20d. Ella youngest child of James and Elizabeth W Jacobs of Wooster.
Jacobs, James
Died 30 June 1863
Wooster Republican 9 July 1863
At his residence in Wooster on Tues morning June 30th, Mr James Jacobs, aged 63y 9m 12d. Born in Mifflin Co Pa.
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James, George
Died 31 Jan 1858
Wooster Republican 11 Feb 1858
George James departed this life at his residence, in Franklin Township, Jan 31, aged 67y.
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Jameson, Stephen M.
Died 9 May 1841
Wooster Journal & Democratic Times 19 May 1841
At his residence in the village of Dalton, Wayne Co, Dr Stephen M Jameson, about 6 o’clock a m on the 9th instant, in the 41st year of his age. Wife and three children.
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Jeffries, Anna Howard
Died 22 Sept 1863
Wooster Republican 24 Sept 1863
On the 22nd instant in Wooster, Anna Howard, only child of Lemuel and Hattie H Jeffries, aged 7 weeks.
Johns, Jacob
Died 16 March 1863
Wooster Republican 7 May 1863
March 16th, 1863, of rheumatism and chronic diarrhea, Jacob Johns in the 42nd year of his age, leaving a wife and seven children. Co G 120th Reg.
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Johnson, Harlan Alonzo
Died 17 Oct 1858
Wooster Republican 21 Oct 1858
In Wooster, Sunday morning, October 17th, Harlan Alonzo, son of Henry C. and Elizabeth B. Johnson, aged 1 years, 9 months and 17 days.
Johnson, Mary Alice
Died 25 Jan 1859
Wooster Republican 10 Feb 1859
In Baughman Twp Wayne Co on Tues morning, Jan 25 1859 Mary Alice, daughter of James and A C Johnson, aged 15m 1d.
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Johnson, Matthew, Sr.
Died 17 June 1853
Wooster Republican 23 June 1853
At his residence in Wooster on Fri morning June 17, Matthew Johnson Sr, aged 68 years. Native of Washington Co Pa.
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Johnson, Susan
Died 23 Dec 1853
Wooster Republican 12 Jan 1854
Died in Wooster Dec 23rd at the residence of John Bartol, Miss Susan Johnson, aged 12 years 6m 13d.
Johnston, Sergeant Cyrus
Died 19 April 1862
Wooster Republican 8 May 1862
At Cumberland Ford, Kentucky, on the 19th, Sergeant Cyrus Johnston, of co G 16th Reg O V.
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Kane, Eliza
Died 22 Mar 1868
Wooster Republican 9 April 1868
At the residence of her father, near Centerville, Wayne Co. (Ind)? On Sunday March 22nd, Eliza, wife of Cyrus Kane, and daughter of John P and Mary__?___ formerly of this county, aged 39y 11m 20d.
Kapp, Michael
Died 13 May 1858
Wooster Republican 10 June 1858
Died on the 13st ultimo, at the residence of John A. Rahm in Wooster Twp Michael Kapp, in his 81st year.
Kauffman, Mary
Died 10 July 1853
Wooster Republican 14 July 1853
In Millbrook on the morning 10th, Mary daughter of Rudolph and Jane Kauffman, aged 16y 1d.
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Kaufman, Mary
Died 23 Oct 1859
Wooster Republican 3 Nov 1859
Departed this life, Oct 23rd, in Wooster after a short illness, Mary wife of Jacob Kaufman, aged 60y and 6m. She leaves a husband and son.
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Kauke, Henry
Died 22 Oct 1863
Wooster Republican 29 Oct 1863
In Wooster Oct 22nd Mr Henry Kauke, in his 48th year. Born in Pa Nov 26, 1815, Resident of Wooster 47years.
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Keeney, Sarah V.
Died 9 Nov 1866
Wooster Republican 29 Nov 1866
Nov 9th, Mrs Sarah V Keeney, wife of Simon Keeney, of Canaan, after a lingering illness, aged 71y 10m 13d.
[Note: obit and poem]
Keifer, Joseph
Died 8 May 1860
Wooster Republican 24 May 1860
On the 8th instant in Milton Twp Joseph Keifer, aged 53y 4m.
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Keinther, Orra Mantha
Died 29 June 1868
Wooster Republican 2 Jul 1868
On the 29th of June, Orra Mantha, only child of Jacob and Catherine Keinther, aged 7y 9m.
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Keller, John
Died 9 July 1855
Wooster Republican 26 July 1855
On the 9th instant, Mr. John Keller of Canaan, Wayne Co, O aged over 84y.
Kermickle, Samuel J.
Died 16th 1860
Wooster Republican 22 Nov 1860
At his residence in Wooster on Friday night the 16th instant, Samuel J Kermickle.
Kern, George
Died 7 Aug 1859
Wooster Republican 25 Aug 1859
On the 7th instant, at his residence, in Plain Twp Mrs George Kern, aged 80y
Kesler, Henry
Died 4 Sept 1862
Wooster Republican 18 Sept 1862
On the 4th in East Union Twp Henry Kesler, aged 23 years.
Kiefer, Michael
Died 24 May 1836
Wooster Journal & Democratic Times 26 May 1863
Michael Kiefer, Esq of Green Twp committed suicide on Tues last.
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Kieffer, Jacob
Died 28 Sept 1854
Wooster Republican 5 Oct 1854
At his residence near Smithville, Oh Thurs Sept 28th, Jacob Kieffer, after a painful illness of Erysipelas of which he lingered about 2 weeks. Born in Green Twp, Wayne Co in 1826. Married Ann Bauman. Left young widow, mother, 5 brothers and sisters.
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Kindig, Daniel
Died 18 Sept 1863
Wooster Republican 29 Oct 1863
In The hospital at New Orleans, on the 18th of Sept, Mr Daniel Kindig, of Co H, 120th Reg O V I. From Milton Twp. Wayne Co.
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Klemm, Joseph Lake
Died 23 May 1858
Wooster Republican 10 June 1858
On Sun evening, May 23rd, at 10 o’clock of congestion of the the brain, Joseph Lake, oldest son of Lavinia Lake and Otto Klemm, of Chicago, formerly of Wooster.
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Knapp, ??
Died 8 Dec 1836
Wooster Journal & Democratic Times 14 Dec 1836
On Thurs last, after but a few days illness, Mrs Knapp, wife of Mr Samuel Knapp, of this vicinity.
Kohn, August H.
Died 9 Jan 1838
Wooster Journal & Democratic Times 10 Jan 1838
In this town on Tuesday last (9th instant) August H. Kohn, son of Mr J S Kohn, aged about 1y 5m.
Kreilin?), George
Died 26 Nov 1866
Wooster Republican 6 Dec 1866
Nov 26th, at West (?) Brookfield, Stark Co, George Kreilin (g?) aged 75y 3m 16d. His disease was asthma, terminating in dropsy. Emigrated to Wayne Co from Pa, then moved back to Stark Co.
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Lake, Eleanor
Died 21 June l853
Wooster Republican 21 July 1853
In Wooster Eleanor Lake, consort of Constant Lake, daughter of Benjamin and Hanna Jones. Born Feb 14, 1817, married May 25, 1836, and died in the 37th year of her age.
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Lake, Ella
Died 23 April 1858
Wooster Republican 29 April 1858
On the morning of the 23rd instant, Ella, daughter of Mr. Constant Lake, aged 10 years, 11 months and 12 days.
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Langan, John
Died 28 Sept 1863
Wooster Republican 15 Oct 1863
In Cincinnati, John Langan, Monday the 28th of Sept, aged 21 years. Born in Dalton.
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Langell, Leonard
Died 6 June 1859
Wooster Republican 16 June 1859
On June 6, 1859, Mr. Leonard Langell, aged 59 years 9 mo and 14 d.
Lattimer, Mrs.
Died 11 Nov 1860
Wooster Republican 15 Nov 1860
Suddenly in her bed, On Sunday morning, between one and 2 o’clock, Mrs. Lattimer, wife of John Lattimer, of the vicinity of Dalton.
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Lawhead, Ella G.
Died 30 Oct 1866
Wooster Republican 1 Nov 1866
At Pittsburg, Pa Oct 30th of typhoid fever, Ella G. Lawhead, aged 18y 1m 6d.
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Lawrence, Christian
Died 3 Sept 1866
Wooster Republican 18 Oct 1866
At the residence of his son, George, in Chester Twp. On the 3rd of Sept, Christain Lawrence, aged 88y 8m ?d.
Lawrence, John
Died 13 (?), 1836
Wooster Journal and Democratic Times 13 Oct 1836
At his residence in Canaan Twp. On the morning of the 13th instant, John Lawrence, Esq aged about 62y. The deceased was among the earliest settlers of Wayne Co.
Lawrence, Philip Etly
Died 1 Jan 1857
Wooster Republican 8 Jan 1857
On the 1st day of Jan Philip Etly Lawrence, aged 17 years 6 days.
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Lehr, Amada C.
Died 6 Mar 1857
Wooster Republican 12 Mar 1857
On the 6th day of March at the residence of her father, Miss Amanda C. Lehr, aged 24 years 10 mo and 12 d.
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Leopold, Charles F.
Died 3 Aug 1859
Wooster Republican 8 Sept 1859
In Millersburg, Ohio on the 3rd day of August last, in the 49th year of his age, Mr Charles F Leopold. Resided in Wooster over 25 years, printer by trade.
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Leopold, F. W. Esq
Died 26 May 1854
Wooster Republican 1 June 1854
Suddenly at the residence of his son-in-law, Mr A. H. Smith in Millersburg, on Friday morning last, the 26th ultimo, F W Leopold, Esq aged 68 years and 10 mo.
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Lightcap, Robert C.
Died 26 Aug 1866
Wooster Republican 27 Sept 1866
At New Alexandria, Westmoreland Co, Pa Aug 26th, Mr Robert C. Lightcap, aged 33y 3m 12d.
Lisle, Truman Anderson
Died 16 April 1866
Wooster Republican 17 May 1866
On the 16th of April, Truman Anderson, son of Thomas and H J Lisle, aged 8m.
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Littell, Nancy
Died 12 Jan 1838
Wooster Journal & Democratic Times 16 Jan 1838
On Sat evening last, after a most distressing illness of several weeks continuance. Mrs Nancy Littell, wife of Samuel Littell, editor of the Republican and Telegraph of this place, in the 46th year of her age. From Fayett Co. Pa
Livelsberger, Theodore F.
Died 3 Sept 1854
Wooster Republican 7 Sept 1854
At Holmesville, Holmes Co, Ohio on the 3rd instant, Theodore Ferdinand Livelsberger, son of Joseph and Eunice Livelsberger, in the eight year of his age.
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Longacre, Sidney Jane
Died 25 Aug 1863
Wooster Republican 3 Sept 1863
Sidney Jane, daughter of Josiah and Nancy A Longacre, and adopted daughter of Miss Sidney M Jacobs, died in New Pittsburg, Aug 25th of dyptheria, aged 7 years 4 m 24 d.
Longacre, Thomazine A.
Died 5 Sept 1863
Wooster Republican 15 Oct 1863
In New Pittsburg Sept 5th, Thomazine A daughter of Iasiah J Mary A Longacre aged 9 years 4 m 23 d.
Longenecker, Maggie M.
Died 4 July 1868
Wooster Republican 16 July 1868
On the 4th day of July, near Center Point, Clay Co, Indiana, of disease of the brain, Maggie M. daughter of Joseph and Elizabeth Longenecker, aged 20y 3m 8d. Formerly resident of Wayne Co.
Longnecker, Peter Spersium
Died 15 June 1863
Wooster Republican 15 June 1863
At his father’s residence in Chester Twp. June15th, 1863, Peter Spersium, only child of John and Nancy Longnecker, aged 20 years 2m 28d.
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Lusk, Robert, Sr.
Died 15 Sept 1862
Wooster Republican 18 Sept 1862
Died on Sept 15th, 1862 of dysentery after a short illness, Robert Lusk, Sr. born in Cumberland Co. Pa. on the 1st day of May 1787 and was at his death 75 years 4 mo and 4 d. Emigrated to Wayne. Co, Ohio in 1840. He leaves a wife and 6 children.
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McMcBride, Anne Julia
Died 31 May 1863
Wooster Republican 11 June 1863
In Wooster May 31st, Mrs Anne Julia McBride, in the 74th year of her age.
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McBride, Jane
Died 31 July 1842
Wooster Journal & Democratic Times 4 Aug 1842
In this Town on the 31st ultimo, of consumption, Mrs Jane McBride, consort of Mr John McBride, in the 29th year of her age.
McCammon Sarah
Died 16 Sept 1863
Wooster Republican 24 Sep 1863
Sept 16th, 1863 at her residence in Ripley Twp Holmes Co of dysentery, Sarah McCammon, in the 73rd year of her age.
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McCarron, Mary
Died 25 Apr 1862
Wooster Republican 1 May 1862
At the residence of p Van Ostern, near Wooster, April 25th, Mrs. Mary McCarron, aged 90 years, 11 mo 15d Born May 10, 1772 in Ireland.
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McClarran, Mary Jane
Died 25 Sept 1866
Wooster Republican 18 Oct 1866
Sept 25th, Miss Mary Jane McClarran in the 29th year of her age.
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McClure, Jonathan
Died 24 May 1868
Wooster Republican 4 June 1868
On the 24th of May, of heart disease, Mr Jonathan McClure, in the 58th year of his age.
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McClure, William
Died 25 June 1854
Wooster Republican 29 June 1854
Of scarlet fever, on Monday last, while on a visit to his relatives in this town, at the residence of Mr. Charles M’Clure, William, only son of Mr. Wm M’Clure of Millersburg, Holmes Co, aged 13 years.
McComb, Genette A.
Died 3 June 1854
Wooster Republican 15 June 1854
At the residence of Mr Julian Spink, on the 3rd instant, Miss Genetta A M’Comb of consumption, in the 19th year of her age.
McComb, Hannah
Died 18 Nov 1841
Wooster Journal & Democratic Times 24 Nov 1841
Mrs Hannah M’Comb, wife of Mr William M’Comb, of this place, departed this life on Thursday 18th instant, at 1 o’clock PM ages 37y 10m. Six children.
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McComb, John
Died 14 June 1840
Wooster Journal & Democratic Times 17 June 1840
In this village, on Sun morning the 14th instant, John, son of William McComb, aged eight months.
McComb, Thomas
Died 20 Dec 1839
Wooster Journal & Democratic Times 1 Jan 1849
In this town at the residence of his brother, Wm McComb, on the 20th ultimo of consumption, Mr Thomas McComb, late of Washington Co, Pa, ages 58 years.
McConahay, Infant
Died 31 July 1866
Wooster Republican 16 Aug 1866
July 31st, infant daughter of Hugh and Samantha McConahay, of Wayne Twp.
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McConahay, David
Died 6 Dec 1841
Wooster Journal & Democratic Times 8 Dec 1841
On the 6th of Dec. 1841, David McConahay, in his 65th year. Judge
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McConahay, David Quinby
Died 15 Dec 1842
Wooster Journal & Democratic Times Dec 29 1842
In this village, on the 15th instant, David Quinby, youngest son of Joseph E & M E McConahay, aged 13m.
McCoy, Neal
Died 16 March 1862
Wooster Republican 20 Mar 1862
On Sun March 16th, at his late residence in Wooster, after a short illness, Mr Neal McCoy in the 53rd year of his age.
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McCulley, Daniel B.
Died 14 Aug 1837
Republican Advocate 17 Aug 1837 (Thurs)
In Massillion, on Monday the 14th of fever, Mr Daniel B M’Culley, merchant, formally of this county.
McCune, Margery
Died 2 Aug 1858
Wooster Republican 12 Aug 1858 (Thurs)
On Monday, the 2nd last, at the residence of her mother in Chester Twp, Wayne Co Ohio Miss Margery McCune, in the 37th year of her age.
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McDowell, John
Died 19 Jul 1863
Wooster Republican 3 Sept 1863
At Columbus, O July 19th, John McDowell, of a disease contracted while in defense of his country at Vicksburg, Miss.
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McDowell, Sarah
Died 21 Oct 1854
Wooster Republican 2 Nov 1854
In Wooster Oct 21st, Mrs Sarah McDowell wife of Dr R McDowell aged 42 years, 11mo and 13d.
McElheine, Clara Justine
Died 6 Jan 1860
Wooster Republican 12 Jan 1860
On Jan 6th, of laringetis, in Plankerville, Clara Justine, only daughter of T J and S B McElheine, aged 2 years, 9 mo and 19d.
McElhenie, William Grant
Died 23 Aug 1866
Wooster Republican 23 Aug 1866
In Plankerville, Aug 17, of brain fever, William Grant, son of T J and SB McElhenie, aged 2y 8m 22d. At the same place Aug 18, of cholera infantum, George Bracken, youngest child of T J and S B McElhenie, aged 11m 15d.
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McEwen, Thomas
Died 27 Nov 1836
Wooster Journal & Democratic Times 30 Nov 1836
On Sunday evening last, Thomas, youngest son of Mr Henry McEwen, of this place.
McFadden, Nancy
Died 25 Dec 1865
Wooster Republican 11 Jan 1866
In this place Christmas evening 1865, Nancy McFadden, in the 59th year of her age. Deceased was a member of the Evangelical Lutheran Church and entered into her rest in the triumphs of faith.
McGill, Lieut Thomas
Died 30 March 1862
Wooster Republican 17 April 1862
March 30th at Nashville, Tenn of typhoid fever, Lieut Thomas McGill, of the 64th Reg Ohio Volunteers.
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McIntire, Agnes Celesta
Died 25 Dec 1859
Wooster Republican 5 Jan 1860
On the 25th day of Dec Mrs Agnes Celesta McIntire, in her 25th year. Leaves husband and 3 small children.
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McIntire, Hugh
17 Jan 1854
Wooster Republican 27 April 1854
At his residence in Canaan Twp, on the 17th of Jan last Mr Hugh McIntire after a short illness, in the 68th year of his age.
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McIntire, Lydia
Died 16 Oct, 1853
Wooster Republican 27 Oct 1853
See also obit 27 April, 1854
At her residence in Canaan Twp after a long painful illness, Mrs. Lydia McIntire wife of Mr. Hugh McIntire, aged 67 years 5mo.
McIntire, William Thomas
Died 24 April 1860
Wooster Republican 24 April 1860
On the 24th of April, At Jackson, Wayne Co William Thomas McIntire, in the 40th year of his age. Left a wife and 4 children.
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McKean, John B.
Died 2 April 1862
Wooster Republican 1 May 1862
At Cumberland Ford, Kentucky on the 2nd, of camp fever, John B McKean of Co G 16th Reg O V Fredericksburg resident.
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McMillen Charles Major Morton
Died 12 Sept 1863
Wooster Republican 24 Sept, 1863
On Sat Sept 12th, of congestion of the bowels, Charles Major Morton, youngest son of W S & Sarah McMillen, aged 9m 16d.
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McNulty, John
Died 20 Oct 1842
Wooster Journal & Democratic Times 20 Oct 1842
Died at Mansfield, on the first instant, John McNulty, aged about 21 years.
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McSweeny, Mary
Died 27 Sept 1866
Wooster Republican 18 Oct 1866
In this place Thurs Sept 27th at 8 o’clock and 45 minutes, AM in the 11th year of her age, Mary McSweeny, daughter of John and Kate McSweeny.
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May, Daniel
Died 2 Sept 1837
Republican Advocate 14 Sept 1837
On Sunday the 2nd instant, after a short illness, Mr. Daniel May, of this township, aged about forty-five years.
Maize, Jacob A.
Died 4 Oct 1866
Wooster Republican 18 Oct 1866
At his father’s residence, Oct 4th, Jacob A Maize, eldest son Jeremiah and Mary Maize, in the 23rd year of his age.
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Major, Catherine Stuart
Died 19 May 1868
Wooster Republican 4 June 1868
In the 19th of May, Catherine Stuart Major, Daughter of John and Sarah, aged 20y 11m 12d.
Major, John
Died 14 Dec 1860
Wooster Republican 20 Dec 1860
Near Wooster on the 14th instant, John Major, aged 24 years, 4 mo 26 d leaving a wife and one child to mourn his loss, but not without hope.
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Marsh, Elle
Died 16 May 1863
Wooster Republican 30 July 1863
In Wooster May 16th, Elle, Daughter of C O and Rosanna Marsh, aged 5 years 7m 10d.
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Matlock, Joseph M.
Died 21 Jan 1859
Wooster Republican 10 Feb 1859
In Dalton, Jan 21 1859 Joseph M Matlock, son of Rev J and Laura A Matlock, aged 4 years 6mo.
Matthews, Chester C.
Died 10 May 1868
Wooster Republican 4 June 1868
Of consumption, in Wayne Twp Mat 10th, Chester C Matthews, aged 21y 5m 2d.
Meech, Amos S.
Died 28 Jun 1863
Wooster Republican 9 Jul 1863
Near Doylestown, June 28th, Amos S. Meech, son of William A. & Catharine Meech, aged 27 years 3 m. 5 d.
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Meech, Catherine Elizabeth
Died 25 Aug 1860
Wooster Republican 6 Sep 1860
On August 25th, of putrid sore throat, at the residence of her parents, near Doylestown, Catherine Elizabeth Meech, aged 10 years, 5 mo. and 22 d.
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Meech, Chrity Amelia
Died Feb 1845
Wooster Republican 7 May 1863
At the residence of her father in Doylestown, Charity Amelia Meech aged 18 years 2 m. 22 d., of typhoid fever.
Meech, George
Died 15 Nov 1857
Wooster Republican 26 Nov 1857
At his residence in Chippewa Twp. on the 15th instant, George Meech, aged 31 years, 7 mo. and 10 d. Bronchitis, then disease of lungs. Left 5 small children. Wife died 7 months ago.
Meech, Sarah Jane
Died 2 Mar 1857
Wooster Republican 5 Mar 1857
On the 2nd day of March, in Chippewa, Mrs. Sarah Jane Meech, wife of George Meech, in the 25th year of her age. She has left a husband and 5 small children and large circle of friends and acquaintances to mourn her loss.
Meek, Robert
Died 14 Sep 1857
Wooster Republican 24 Sep 1857
At Orrville, Wayne Co., O. Sept. 14th, Robert Meek, aged 76 years, 2 mo. 4 d. The deceased resided in Ohio 53 years, and 39 of the 53 in Wayne Co.
Mekeal, Catharine Ann
Died 6 Jun 1853
Wooster Republican 30 Jun 1853
In Wooster on the 6th instant, of consumption, Mrs. Catharine Ann, wife of John Mekeal, aged 37 years, 5 mo. 21 days.
Merriman, William
Died 2 Jan 1854
Wooster Republican 19 Jan 1854
Of apoplexy, Jan. 2nd, 1854, at his late residence in Whitley Co., Indiana, William Merriman, aged 68 years 8 days. Lived in Wayne Co (Salt Creek Twp.) 1824-1853.
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Metz, Maria
Died 19 Jan 1863
Wooster Republican 22 Jan 1863
On the 19th instant, after a protracted illness, Mrs. Maria Metz, wife of George Metz, Esq. in the 60th year of her age.
Mickly, Adam
Died 6 Jul 1853
Wooster Republican 21 Jul 1853
In Smithville on the 6th instant Adam, only child of Mr. Abraham Mickly, aged 8 mo. 20 days.
Miller, Catharine
Died 9 Jun 1837
Republican Advocate 15-June-1837
Died, on Saturday last, the 9th instant, in Mohecan township, Mrs. Catharine Miller, wife of Mr. Adam Miller.
Montgomery, Eliza Jane
Died 28 Aug 1858
Wooster Republican 2 Sep 1858
On the 28th of August at the residence of George W. Henshaw, Eliza Jane Montgomery, in the 19th year of her age.
Moore, Flora T.
Died 23 Mar 1854
Wooster Republican 20 Apr 1854
On the 23rd ultimo, at her late residence in Wooster, O. from an attack of apoplexy, Mrs. Flora T. Moore, aged 53 years, widow of the late Zepher T. Moore.
Moore, Zepher T.
Died 11 Sep 1837
Republican Advocate 14-Sep-1837
Died, in this village, on Monday morning last, the 11th instant, Mr. Z.T. Moore, Merchant, aged about forty-three years.
Morehead, Robert
Died 20 Apr 1854
Wooster Republican 27 Apr 1854
Died suddenly on the 20th instant, Mr. Robert Morehead of Plain Twp. in the 70th year of his age.
Morgan, Ann Eliza
Died 31 Jul 1842
Wooster Journal & Democratic Times 4 Aug 1842
In this town, on the 31st ultimo, of whooping cough, Ann Eliza, duaghter of Amos and Eliza Morgan, aged 1 y 8 m 26 d.
Morrow, Lovenia C.
Died 2 Feb 1862
Wooster Republican 13 Feb 1862
In Dalton, Feb. 2nd, of diptheria, Lovenia C. Morrow, aged 32 years.
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Morrow, Mary
Died 30 Jul 1862
Wooster Republican 28 Aug 1862
Died on the 30th of July, M rs. mary Morrow, in the 69th year of her age. Born in Washington Co., PA.
Morton, Daniel A.
Died 13 Jul 1840
Wooster Journal & Democratic Times 22 Jul 1840
On the 13th instant, Daniel A. Morton, infant son of Freeman Morton, of Canaan Twp.
Morton, Henry Neely
Died 7 Dec 1838
Wooster Journal & Democratic Times 18 Dec 1839
At Ashtabula, O. on the 7th instant, Henry Neely, son of Rev. C. and Susan Morton, aged 7 months.
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Mowrer, Leo David
Died 9 Aug 1860
Wooster Republican 16 Aug 1860
In Wooster on Thurs. evening Aug. 9th, of scarlet fever, Leo David, son of Isaac and Mary Ann Mowrer, aged 2 years, 10 m. 1 d.
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Musselman, Catharine Alice
Died 5 Sep 1863
Wooster Republican 15 Oct 1863
On Sept. 5th, Catharine Alice, daughter of David & Catherine Musselman, aged 7 years 11 m. 5 d.
Myers, Myrte A.
Died 31 Jan 1868
Wooster Republican 6 Feb 1868
Near Smithville, on Jan. 31st, Myrte A., daughter of Wm. and ____ Myers, aged 1 y 4 m 19 d.
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Nachtrieb, Thomas
Died 1 Feb 1841
Wooster Journal & Democratic Times 3 Feb 1841
On the 1st instant, in this town, Thomas youngest son of Mr. Jonas Nachtrieb.
Naftger, Rice
Died 2 Apr 1866
Wooster Republican 5 Apr 1866
On the morning of the 2nd, instant, of scarlet fever, after a brief illness, Rice, son of J.R. Naftger, in the 14th year of his age.
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Nimmons, Betsy
Died 28 Sep 1853
Wooster Republican 6 Oct 1853
In Wooster Sept 28, 1853 at the residence of A.H. Pierson after a longering illness Betsy Nimmons in the 56th year, formerly of Brown (?) Co. N.Y.
Noble, Maria Jane
Died 15 Mar 1868
Wooster Republican 19 Mar 1868
At the residence of her husband, Mr. John E. Noble, in Chippewa Twp., Sabbath last, of inflammation of the brain, Mrs. Maria Jane Noble, daughter of John B. _____, in the 37th year of her age.
Nold, Matilda Catharine
Died 14 Jun 1866
Wooster Republican 21 Jun 1866
On Thurs. morning last, the 14th instant, in this place, Miss Matilda Catharine Nold, daughter of William and Frederick Nold, aged 20y 25d.
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Notestine, Julia
Died 2 Apr 1862
Wooster Republican 17 Apr 1862
In Harrison Twp., Medina Co. on the 2nd, Mrs. Julia Notestine, wife of Mr. Henry, aged about 50.
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Nye, John B.
Died 3 Jul 1854
Wooster Republican 13 Jul 1854
Of dropsy, in the head, July 3rd, John B. son of Jacob and Sarah Nye, aged 15 years, 2 mo. 11d.

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Ogden, Daniel
Died 16 Feb 1862
Wooster Republican 27 Feb 1862
At his residence near Wooster, on Sun. Feb. 16th, Daniel Ogden i his 48th year.
Oldham, Robert J.
Died 14 Nov 1836
Wooster Journal & Democratic Times 23 Nov 1836
On Monday, the 14th instant, Robert J. Oldham, of this town, 18y.
Oldroyd, Mary E.
Died 9 Feb 1855
Wooster Republican 22 Feb 1855
In Wooster Fri. afternoon Feb. 9th of consumption, Mrs. Mary E. Oldroyd, wife of Edwin Oldroyd, in the 31st year of her age.
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Oller, Daniel
Died 8 Mar 1866
Wooster Republican 15 Mar 1866
At his residence in Canaan Twp. on the 8th instant, Daniel Oller, in the 72nd year of his age.
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Orr, Charlotte
Died 22 Mar 1862
Wooster Republican 27 Mar 1862
At her residence in Wooster, Sat. evening the 22nd, Charlotte Orr, wife of Wm. M. Orr, Esq.
Orr, John
Died 21 Feb 1840
Wooster Journal & Democratic Times 26 Feb 1840
In this town, on Friday last, after a lingering illness, Mr. John Orr, aged about 23 years.
Orr, Nancy Steele
Died 28 Jan 1862
Wooster Republican 27 Feb 1862
On Tues. Jan. 28th, of paralysis of the left side, Mrs. Nancy Steele Orr, aged about 65 years, Canaan Twp.
Orr, Robert
Died 27 Nov 1866
Wooster Republican 27 Dec 1866
In Canaan Twp. on Tues. Nov. 27th, Mr. Robert Orr, in the 49th year of his age.
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Pancoast, William
Died 2 Jun 1840
Wooster Journal & Democratic Times 17 Jun 1840
At his residence in East Union Twp. on the 2nd instant, Mr. William Pancoast, aged 59 years, leaving a large family to deplore his loss.
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Pardee, Omar Taylor
Died 23 Jan 1866
Wooster Republican 1 Feb 1866
Omar Taylor Pardee, born at Wooster April 11, 1842, died at Wooster Jan. 23, 1866, aged 23y 9m 12d.
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Pardee, William
Died 11 Oct 1860
Wooster Republican 25 Oct 1860
In Decatur, Van Buren Co. Michigan, on the 11th day of October, William pardee, Esq. in the 49th year of his age, formerly of Wadsworth.
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Parmenter, Mary Ann
Died 8 Feb 1862
Wooster Republican 20 Feb 1862
Feb. 8th, Mary Ann, daughter of Alfred and Sarah Parmenter, aged 14 years, 2 mo. 22d.
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Patterson, Ruth
Died 23 Apr 1836
Wooster Journal & Democratic Times 28 Apr 1836
On Sat. last, very suddently in this twp. Miss Ruth Patterson of Middletown, Pa. aged about 50y.
Peffer, Minnie Ellen
Died 25 Jun 1860
Wooster Republican 5 Jul 1860
In this borough, June 25th, Minnie Ellen, daughter of Phillip and Sarah Peffer, aged 2 years, 5 mo. 18d.
Pifer, Adeline Maria
Died 27 Sep 1866
Wooster Republican 4 Oct 1866
On the 27th ultimo, in the same place, Adeline Maria, dau. of same parents [Lewis and Susan Pifer], aged 8y 2m 1d.
Pifer, Margaret
Died 1866
Wooster Republican 4 Oct 1866
On the ?th ultimo, in Orrville, Margaret, daughter of Lewis and Susan Pifer, aged 9y ?m 21d.
Plumer, Alice Jane
Died 18 Dec 1860
Wooster Republican 27 Dec 1860
At Wooster, Dec. 18th, Alice Jane, only daughter of George and Catharine L. Plumer, aged 4 years, 1 mo, lacking 1d.
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Porter, Ida Mary
Died 17 Jun 1860
Wooster Republican 9 Aug 1860
Of putrid sore throat in Baughman Twp. on the 17th of Jun, Ida Mary, aged 2 years and 5 mo. daughter of Robert and Jane Porter.
Porter, Walter Lowrie
Died 25 Jul 1860
Wooster Republican 9 Aug 1860
Of putrid sore throat, on July 25th, Walter Lowrie, son of Robert and jne Porter, aged 5 years, 10 mo.
Powell, Elizabeth
Died 15 Jan 1854
Wooster Republican 2 Feb 1854
At Independence, Iowa, on Sunday Jan. 15th of consumption, mrs. Elizabeth Powell, wife of Dr. J.R. Powell, and daughter of Wm. McCurdy, Esq. of this town.
Powell, J.R.
Died 16 Jun 1855
Wooster Republican 5 Jul 1855
Died on the 16th of June at the residence of Mr.S.P. McEwen, near Independence, Buchanan Co., Iowa, J.R. Powell, M.D. of consumption, aged 34 y. 1 mo. 23d. Native of New Lisbon, Ohio.
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Powers, Sarah Johnson
Died 11 Jun 1842
Wooster Journal & Democratic Times 23 Jun 1842
In this town, on Sat. evening, June 11th, SArah Johnson, daughter of Thos. and Belinda Powers, age 4 years.
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Raudebaugh, __________
Died 31 Jan 1868
Wooster Republican 27 Feb 1868
In Clark Co, Illinois, the 31st of Jan. ________ Raudebaugh, formerly of Wayne co., aged 60y. 7m. 7d.
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Redick, David
Died 1 Jan 1838
Republican Advocate 4-Jan-1838
Died, in this village [Wooster], on Monday evening last, Mr. David Redick, aged about twenty-two years.
Reed, Margaret
Died 29 Apr 1868
Wooster Republican 23 Jul 1868
On the 29th of April, at her residence in Franklin Twp. of heart disease, Mrs. Margaret Reed, in the 79th year of her age. Aged husband and 6 surviving children.
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Rein, Nettie
Died 10 Feb 1868
Wooster Republican 19 Mar 1868
On the 10th of Feb. in this place, Nettie Rein, aged 14y 11m.
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Reiter, Susan
Died 9 Oct 1866
Wooster Republican 18 Oct 1866
On the 9th instant, near Wooster, Mrs. Susan Reiter, widow of the late William Reiter, Esq.
Renner, Benjamin
Died 1836
Wooster Journal & Democratic Times 26 May 1836
Near Dover, this Co. from a fall from wagon, the wheels passing over his body, Benj'n Renner, born 1768 in Bucks Co. Pa. Married in 1821, wife died in 1822.
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Rhodes, Catharine Elizabeth
Died 23 Jun 1863
Wooster Republican 23 Jul 1863
In Wooster June 23, Catharine Elizabeth, eldest child of Abraham & Susanna Rhodes, aged about 6 years.
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Rice, Bernhard
Died 12 Aug 1863
Wooster Republican 20 Aug 1863
On the 12th, i nstant, at his late residence, Mr. Bernhard Rice, at the age of 82 years, 4 m. 25 d. Born in Westmoreland Co., Pa. in 1781.
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Richards, Eliza Jane
Died 26 May 1854
Wooster Republican 1 Jun 1854
On Friday, may 26th, at Leesville, in Crawford Co., Mrs. Eliza Jane Richards, aged 26 years.
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Richardson, Martin
Died 6 Jun 1868
Wooster Republican 18 Jun 1868
In Canaan Twp. on the 6th day of June, Martin Richardson, aged 25y 2m ?d.
Rickell, Rev. John B.
Died 31 Jan 1860
Wooster Republican 9 Feb 1860
In West Salem Jan 31st, of an affliction of the liver, REv. John B. Rickell, aged 70 years, 3 m o. 27 d. Born in Lancaster Co., Pa.
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Robb, Annie McBride
Died 10 May 1866
Wooster Republican 17 May 1866
At Claremont, New Jersey, on Thurs. morning May 10th, Annie McBride, daughter of Joseph w. and Julia A. Robb, aged 6y 11m 15 d. Internment in Wooster.
Robbins, Silas
Died 1842
Wooster Journal Democratic Times 30 Jun 1842
Departed this life at his residence, in Ashland, Richland Co. silas Robbins, Esq. in the 43rd year of his age. Born in N.H. to New York, then Ohio.
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Robertson, Matilda
Died 30 Nov 1866
Wooster Republican 13 Dec 1866
At Enon (?) Pa. Nov. 30th, Mrs. Matilda, wife of David Robertson, aged 27y.
Robison, Belle
Died 11 Apr 1863
Wooster Republican 16 Apr 1863
At Dubuque, Iowa April 11th, Belle, wife of Joseph Robison.
Robison, Joseph
Died 6 Apr 1863
Wooster Republican 16 Apr 1863
At Dubuque, Iowa April 6th, Joseph Robison, in the 20th year of his age.
Robison, David
Died 21 Feb 1842
Wooster Journal & Democratic Times 3 Mar 1842
At Mr. F. Graham's, in Ashland on Mon. evening the 21st ultimo, Mr. David Robison, late a student of the Ashland Academy, and recently from Wayne Co. int he 21st year of his age.
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Robison, James
Died 9 Sep 1853
Wooster Republican 29 Sep 1853
At his residence in chester Twp. Wayne Co., Ohio, on Friday evening Sept. 9, 1853, Mr. James Robison in the 65th year of his age.
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Robison, Margaret
Died 1 May 1866
Wooster Republican 10 May 1866
At her home in Chester Twp. May 1st, Mrs. Margaret Robison, aged 69y 12d.
Rose, James
Died 16 Aug 1860
Wooster Republican 6 Sep 1860
In Hannibal, Missouri, on the 16th of August last, james Rose, formerly of Wayne Co., O.
Rossiter, Joseph
Died 10 Apr 1862
Wooster Republican 24 Dec 1863
In hospital at Pittsburgh Landing, Tenn. on April 10, 1862 of a wound received in the battle of Shiloh on April 7th, Joseph Rossiter, of Holmes Co., 41st O.V.I.
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Rowe, Harry
Died 23 Aug 1860
Wooster Republican 30 Aug 1860
On the evening of the 23rd, instant, Harry, son of Henry A. and Abbie Rowe, aged 1 year 0 mo. and 13 d.
Rowland, Maria Stibbs
Died 30 Nov 1839
Wooster Journal & Democratic Times 11 Dec 1839
At Mansfield, Richland Co. on the 30th ultimo, Mrs. maria STibbs Rowland, consort of the Rev. James Rowland, and daughter of the late John Christmas, of this town, aged 39 years.
Runkle, Kesia
Died 5 Jul 1868
Wooster Republican 9 Jul 1868
On July 5th, in Wayne Twp. Kesia, eldest daughter of Wm. and Mary Runkle, aged 21y 1m 20d.

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Sammons, William
Died 8 Mar 1842
Wooster Journal & Democratic Times 10 Mar 1842
In this town, on the 8th instant, Mr. William Sammons, aged 32 years. His remains were escorted ot th egrave on Wed. the 9th by the Wooster Cadets (of which corps he was a member) and the German Yagers.
Sanderson, William
Died 5 Feb 1855
Wooster Republican 8 Feb 1855
At his residence in this town ont he morning of the 5th instant, mr. William Sanderson.
Sanson, Joseph
Died 21 Oct 1842
Wooster Journal & Democratic Times 27 Oct 1842
In Chester Twp. on Fri. night last, Mr. Joseph Sanson, aged about 60.
Savage, Henry F.
Died 28 Oct 1862
Wooster Republican 20 No 1862
Lieutenant Colonel Henry F. Savage, of the 25th N.Y. Volunteers who died in this city on the 28th of Oct. at the age of 32 years.
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Saxton, John L.
Died 6 Jul 1836
Wooster Journal & Democratic Times 14 Jul 1836
On the 6th instant, after a lingering illness of a lumber abscess, John L. Saxton, second son of the senior ediot of the Canton Repository, in the 19th year of his age.
Schuckers, Charles
Died 30 Sep 1863
Wooster Republican 15 Oct 1863
Sept. 30th, suddenly, of hemorrhage of the lungs, Charles Schuckers, aged 27 years 5 m. 20 d.
Schuckers, Mary
Died 12 May 1837
Republican Advocate 13-May-1837
In Wooster, on last night, of a pulmonary disease, Mrs. Mary Schuckers, wife of J.W. Schuckers, Esq., and a daughter of Colonel J. Sloane, aged nearly thirty years.
Schuckers, Wm. H.
Died 30 Oct 1863
Wooster Republican 5 Nov 1863
Oct. 30, after a short illness with lung disease, Wm. H. Schuckers, aged 21y and 20d. He has gone to meet his brother.
Scobey, J.W.
Died 21 Jul 1866
Wooster Republican 18 Oct 1866
Lieut. J.W. Scobey died July 21st, of apoplexy in Gila City, Calif., former resident of Wayne Co.
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Seeley, Alice
Died 26 Oct 1857
Wooster Republican 5 Nov 1857
Wooster, Oct. 26th, Alice Seeley, infant daughter of Rev. W.H. Seely and Lady, aged 13 months. An infant less on Earth, a cherub more in Heaen, bud below, in bloom above.
Segner, Charlie J.
Died 17 Aug 1866
Wooster Republican 23 Aug 1866
On the 17th of Aug. in Wooster, Charlie J. son of Peter and Catharine Segner, 4m.
Sellers, Harriet
Died 19 Sep 1853
Wooster Republican 29 Sep 1853
Died in Millbrook on the 19th of Sept. of typhoid fever, Harriet Sellers, daughter of J.W. and Mary Hughes of this place, aged 22y 1 week 5d.
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Shamp, Charles Emmett & Ella Leone
Died 28 Dec 1861
Wooster Republican 9 Jan 1862
Dec. 28, 1861, five hours apart, of scarlet feer, Charles Emmett, aged 4 years, 6 mo. and Ella Leone, aged 7 years, 7 mo, children of James and Mary Shamp of Plain Twp.
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Sheldon, Ruth
Died 15 Mar 1859
Wooster Republican 24 Mar 1859
Mt. Sidney, Ohio, March 15th, Ruth wife of Rev. H.O. Sheldon, former resident.
Shepler, Mathias
Died 4 Apr 1838
Republican Advocate 12-Apr-1838
Died, on Wednesday, the 4th instant, at his residence, in Bethlehem Township, Stark County, Mr. Shepler, consort of the Congressonal District, aged about thirty-five years.
Shepler, Mrs.
Died 4 Apr 1838
Republican Advocate 12 Apr 1838
On Wednesday, the 4th instant, in Bethlehem township, Stark County, Mrs. Shepler, consort of the Hon. Mathias Shepler, Representatie in Congress from this congressional District, aged about thirty-five years.
Shively, Rachel Ann
Died 3 Nov 1858
Wooster Republican 21 Oct 1858
On the 3d instant in Edinburgh, Ohio, Rachel Ann, daughter of William and Mary Ann Shiely, aged three years, two months, and seventeen days.
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Shives, David
Died 8 Jun 1866
Wooster Republican 14 Jun 1866
On the 8th of June, in Wooster, David H., son of William and Elizabeth Shives, aged 3m.
Silber, Christian
Died 18 Sep 1842
Wooster Journal & Democratic Times 22 Sep 1842
At his residence in Plain Twp. on the 18th ultimo, Mr. Christian Silber, in the 81st year of his age. Born in Germany, then to Virginia. Large family
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Silliman, Isabella E.
Died 9 No 1841
Wooster Journal & Democratic Times n.d.
In Cincinnati, on the 9th instant, Miss Isabella E. Silliman, youngest daughter of Wyllis Silliman, Esq. in the 18th year of her age.
Slanker, Daniel
Died 5 Sep 1839
Wooster Journal & Democratic Times 18 Sep 1839
On the 5th instant, at his residence in Canton, of jaundice, Mr. Daniel Slanker, aged 57 years.
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Slemmons, John
Died 6 Apr 1859
Wooster Republican 14 Apr 1859
At his residence in Canaan Twp. on April 6th, Mr. John Slemmons, in the 62nd year of his age.
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Sloane, Ann J.
Died 13 Jun 1839
Wooster Journal & Democratic Times 3 Jul 1839
In Perrysburg, on the 13th June last, Mrs. Ann J. Sloane, aged 22 years, and formerly of New Haven, Conn.
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Smith, Aaron
Died 4 Sep 1853
Wooster Republican 22 Sep 1853
At his residence near Marshalville, Sept. 4, 1853, of dysentery, Mr. Aaron Smith, aged 72 years 3mo. 29d.
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Smith, Edelia J.
Died 16 Apr 1858
Wooster Republican 29 Apr 1858
On the 16th instant, Miss Edelia J. Smith, eldest daughter of Mr. W.H. Smith, in the 19th year of her age.
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Smith, Fanny
Died 18 Apr 1838
Republican Advocate 19-Apr-1838
On last evening after a lingering illness, Mrs. Fannie Smith, wife of Thomas Smith, Esq. of this vicinity.
Smith, Frances
Died 19 Apr 1838
Wooster Journal & Demcratic Times 25 Apr 1838
On Thurs. morning last, of consumption, Mrs. Frances Smith of Wooster Twp. aged about 43y.
Smith, Frankie
Died 16 Oct 1860
Wooster Republican 1 Nov 1860
In Wooster, Tuesday Oct. 16th Frankie, son of E. and _______ Smith, aged 4 years, 8 mo. 2 w. and 4 d.
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Smith, Hannah
Died 8 Jan 1860
Wooster Republican 19 Jan 1860
In Bryan, Williams Co., Ohio, Jan. 8, Mrs. Hannah Smith, in her 68th year, formerly of Wooster.
Smith, Joseph
Died 20 Oct 1841
Wooster Journal & Democratic Times 3 Nov 1841
In this town on Wed. the 20th ultimo, Joseph Smith, son of John . Smith, aged 19 years.
Smith, Keziah
Died 13 Feb 1863
Wooster Republican 26 Feb 1863
In Canaan, Wayne Co. on the 13th of Feb. 1863, Mrs. Keziah Smith, in the 70th year of her age. Born in Washington Co. Pa. in 1793
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Smith, Philip
Died 29 Mar 1838
Republican Advocate 5-Apr-1838
In East Union township, on the 29th ultimo, Mr. Philip Smith, aged about seventy-eight years. Mr. Smith was a Soldier of the Revolution.
Smith, Sarah
Died 7 Jun 1836
Wooster Journal & Democratic Times 9 Jun 1836
At noon on Tues. last, Sarah Smith, daughter of the late John Smith, Esq. of this village, aged about 14 years.
Smith, Sarah
Died 12 Oct 1860
Wooster Republican 25 Oct 1860
On the 12th instant, in the 78th year of her age, at her residence in Franklin Twp., Mrs Sarah Smith
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Smith, Wilhelmina G. Leopold
Died 18 Nov 1853
Wooster Republican 1 Dec 1853
On the 18th ultimo, in Millersburg Mrs. Wilhelmina G. Leopold, wife of Alfred H. Smith in the 38th year of her age, mourned by husband, parents, and children.
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Smith, William
Died 1863
Wooster Republican 8 Oct 1863
In Canaan, Mr. William Smith, aged 47 years. Born in Washington Co., Pa.
Smurr, Charles Edward
Died 16 Jan 1862
Wooster Republican 20 Jan 1862
On Thurs. Jan. 16th, Charles Edward, only son of Elias and Margaret Smurr, aged 18 months 6 days.
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Smurr, Elizabeth Barbary
Died 28 Mar 1842
Wooster Journal & Democratic Times 14 Apr 1842
In this town, on the 28th of March, Mrs. Elizabeth Barbary Smurr, aged 73 years 3m 9d.
Smurr, Harriett
Died 7 Dec 1842
Wooster Journal & Democratic Times 8 Dec 1842
In this town on the 7th instant, Miss Harriett Smurr, daughter of Mr. Solomon Smurr, of Franklin Twp., aged 16 years.
Smyser, Jacob Sr.
Died 14 Dec 1840
Wooster Journal & Democratic Times 30 Dec 1840
Very suddenly, near Reedsburg, Wayne Co on Monday morning, 14th Dec. 1840, Jacob Smyser, Sr. in his 69th year. Born in York Co. Pa., to Ohio 1832.
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Smyzer, Catharine
Died 30 Jul 1863
Wooster Republican 6 Aug 1863
Near Wooster, July 30, Catharine, wife of Emnuel Smyzer, aged 53 years 5 m. 6 d. Born in Bedford Co., Pa. 1810
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Snyder, George
Died 9 Dec 1862
Wooster Republican 18 Dec 1862
At his residence near New Pittsburg, Wayne Co. on Tuesday Dec. 9th, 1862, Mr. George Snyder, aged 79 years, 8 m 17 d.
Snyder, Susan
Died 24 Mar 1868
Wooster Republican 30 Apr 1868
In Franklin Twp. March 24th, Mrs. Susan Snyder, wife of D.J. Snyder, aged 41y 1m 26d Asthma.
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Soliday, David F.
Died 3 May 1862
Wooster Republican 15 May 1862
On May 3rd at his residence near Seille, Medina Co., Daid F. Soliday in the 32nd year of his age. Born in Pa.
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Sommers, Barbara
Died 5 May 1868
Wooster Republican 14 May 1868
On the 5th instant, in Canaan Twp., Mrs. Barbara Sommers, wife of George Sommers, aged 73y 2m 20d. Mother of 8 children, 6 living.
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Sonnedecker, John
Died 29 May 1866
Wooster Republican 7 Jun 1866
On the 29th of May last, in Milton Twp. Mr. John Sonnedecker, aged 71y 2m 9d.
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Spangler, Peter
Died 27 Mar 1862
Wooster Republican 3 Apr 1862
At his residence in Wayne Twp. March 27th, Peter Spangler, aged 70 years, 5 mo. Born in Pa.
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Spangler, Susannah
Died 12 Jan 1862
Wooster Republican 30 Jan 1862
In Wayne Twp. Jan 12, 1862, Susannah Spangler, in the 64th year of her age.
Spink, James L.
Died 13 Aug 1837
Republican Advocate 17-Aug-1837
In Wooster, on Sunday last, the 13th instat, after a protracted and afflictive complaint, of several years continuance, Mr. James L. Spink, aged about forty years.
Spink, John C.
Died 19 Oct 1853
Wooster Republican 27 Oct 1853
Died at Napoleon, Henry Co. Ohio on the 19th instant, John C. Spink, Attorney at Law of Parrysburg, Ohio
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Sprague, Rebecca B.
Died 12 Jul 1841
Wooster Journal & Democratic Times 14 Jul 1841
In this town, on the 12th instant, Rebecca B., infant daughter of Lindol and Margaret Sprague.
Sprague, Rhoda
Died 4 Aug 1842
Wooster Journal & Democratic Times 11 Aug 1842
Died in this town, on Thurs. evening Aug. 4, Mrs. Rhoda Sprague, wife of the Editor of this paper, aged 33 y. 9 m. 2 d.
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Sterrett, Mary Catherine
Died 1 Mar 1862
Wooster Republican 6 Mar 1862
In Lodi, Medina Co., March 1st, Mary Catherine, daughter of Thomas and Elizabeth Sterrett, aged 17 mo. 6 d.
Stevick, Rachel
Died 16 Oct 1866
Wooster Republican 13 Dec 1866
Tues. morning, Oct. 16th, of consumption, Mrs. Rachel Steick, in the 30th year of her age.
Stewart, Phebe
Died 4 Sep 1836
Wooster Journal & Democratic Times 8 Sep 1838
In this town on the morning of the 4th instant, Mrs. Phebe Stewart, relict of Wm.Q Stewart, late of Harrisville, Medina Co.
Stibbs, Emma
Died 20 Aug 1863
Wooster Republican 27 Aug 1863
On Thursday Aug. 20th, Emma, daughter of Reasin B. and Emeline Stibbs, aged 7 years 7m.
Stibbs, Joseph
Died 17 Jul 1866
Wooster Republican 19 Jul 1866
On Tues. morning July 17th, Joseph, son of Reasin B. and Emiline Stibbs, in the 23rd year of his age.
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Stitt, John
Died 7 Aug 1863
Wooster Republican 12 Nov 1863
On board the hospital boat "City of Memphis", Aug. 7th, Mr. John Stitt, aged 26y 11m 5d. Sgt. in Co. C. 16th Regt. O.V.I.
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Stitt, Robert
Died 22 May 1860
Wooster Republican 31 May 1860
On the evening of the 22nd instant, at his residence in Franklin Twp., Mr. Robert Stitt, in the 51st year of his age. Leaes wife and several children.
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Stitt, Robert
Died 24 Oct 1863
Wooster Republican 29 Oct 1863
At Cairo on the 24th ultimo, Robert Stitt, of the 120th Reg., aged 19 years. One of four brothers who entered the army from Franklin Twp. Three already fallen, leaing widowed mother.
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Stout, Annie B.
Died 1 Apr 1862
Wooster Republican 10 Apr 1862
April 1st, Annie B., wife of John W. Stout, and daughter of the late Cyrus Spink, 20 years, 4 mo. 23 d.
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Strayer, Levi
Died 1854
Wooster Republican 11 May 1854
In Wayne Twp. Wayne Co. of scarlet fever, Levi, son of Levi Strayer, aged 3 years, 4 mo. 14d.
Strock, Conrad
Died 15 Apr 1866
Wooster Republican 26 Apr 1866
On the 15th instant, Mr. Conrad Strock, at the age of 82 years 6m 16d. Resident of Wayne Co. since 1825, worthy member of First Evangelical Lutheran congregation and a good Christian.
Summers, Florence Adelaide
Died 4 Jun 1859
Wooster Republican 16 Jun 1859
At the residence of Daniel B. Beardsley, Esq. on the 4th instant, Florence Adelaide Summers, aged 5 years 9 mo. 4 d., daughter of Mr. Martin Summers, formerly of Wayne Co., Ohio.
Summers, Stephen M.
Died 9 Nov 1860
Wooster Republican 15 Nov 1860
At the residence of his father in Wooster, on the 9th instant, Stephen M. Summers in the 23rd year of his age.
Suward, William
Died 22 Aug 1853
Wooster Republican 1 Sep 1853
In Green township, Wayne Co. on the 22nd of Aug. at the residence of Cyrus Haines, William Suward, after an illness of 4 weeks, aged about 55 years.
Swartz, Wesley
Died 24 Apr 1862
Wooster Republican 22 May 1862
At Cumberland Ford, Kentucky, on the 24th of April, Wesley Swarts of Co. C. 16th Reg. OV.
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Swinehart, Catharine
Died 7 Nov 1857
Wooster Republican 26 Nov 1857
On the 7th day of Nov. in East Union Twp. Mrs. Catharine Swinehart, a widow of 81 summers.
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Switzer, Samuel
Died 27 Aug 1863
Wooster Republican 1 Oct 1863
In Camp Carrollton, near New Orleans, La. Aug. 27th, Samuel Switzer, Co. C 42nd Ohio Reg. in the 25th year of his age.
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Taggart, John
Died 9 Mar 1857
Wooster Republican 19 Mar 1857
John Taggart, son of Dr. W.W. and Margaret Taggart, March 9th, aged 5 mo. 19 d.
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Taggart, Samuel
Died 24 Apr 1855
Wooster Republican 3 May 1855
Near Orrville, April 24th, Mr. Samuel Taggart, in the 65th year of his age. A pioneer of Wayne Co. having become a resident of Baughman Twp. in 1815. Presbyterian.
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Taggert, James
Died 18 May 1837
Republican Advocate 20-May-1837
In Wooster, on Thursday last, the 18th instant, after a lingering illness (consumption) Mr. James Taggert, an intelligent, moral, and benificent youth, aged twenty years.
Tarr, Maria
Died 6 Feb 1859
Wooster Republican 17 Feb 1859
At her residence in West Salem Feb. 6th, Maria, wife of Henry Tarr, in the 25th year of her age, member of M.E. church.
Taylor, Mary Lolotte
Died 18 Dec 1859
Wooster Republican 22 Dec 1859
On the 18th instant, Mary Lolotte, eldest daughter of Wm. H. and Zillah C. Taylor, in her 13th year.
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Thomas, John
Died 27 Feb 1860
Wooster Republican 15 Mar 1860
On Monday morning, Feb. 27th, in Holmes Co., Mr. John Thomas, aged 73 years, 2 mo. 2 d. Born in Westmoreland Co., Pa, removed to Wayne Co. in 1811.
Thompson, Rev. George
Died 9 Oct 1854
Wooster Republican 9 Nov 1854
On Monday the 9th of Oct. Rev. George Thompson, son of Irvine Thompson, Esq. of Mt. Vernon, O. and Rector of St. James Parish, Manitowoc, aged 36 years. Came to Wooster a little over a year ago.
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Thompson, Mrs. Martha
Died 22 Feb 1862
Wooster Republican 6 Mar 1862
Feb. 22nd, of cancer in the stomach, Mrs. Martha Thompson. Born in Pa., widow of Archibald Thompson.
Thornley, Elijah
Died 5 Sep 1862
Wooster Republican 11 Sep 1862
Died at his residence in Wooster, on Friday last, Elijah Thornley, aged 40 years.
Thornton, Mary S.H.
Died 17 Nov 1842
Wooster Journal & Democratic Times 1 Dec 1842
At North Bend, on the 17th instant after a long and painful illness, Mrs. Mary S.H. Thornton, wife of Dr. John H.F. Thornton, and third daughter of the late General Harrison.
Tobias, Mary
Died 8 Jul 1866
Wooster Republican 12 Jul 1866
On the 8th instant, in Canaan Twp. Mary, daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Tobias, aged about 4 y.
Todd, Matilda
Died 9 Oct 1857
Wooster Republican 22 Oct 1857
Near Millbrook, Fri. Oct. 9, of disease of the heart, matilda J. Todd, wife of James Todd, aged 43 years. Member of Methodist Episcopal Church.
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Totten, Hiram E.
Died 6 Oct 1863
Wooster Republican 22 Oct 1863
At the residence of his father in Wooster, Oct. 6th, Hiram E. Totten, aged 24y 6m 17d.

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Underwood, Elihu
Died 29 Sep 1853
Wooster Republican 17 Nov 1853
On the 29th of Sept. at the house of his grandfather near East Union, Elihu, son of Abraham Underwood, aged 13 years 7 mo. ?d.

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Vallandigham, Rev. Clement
Died 21 Oct 1839
Wooster Journal & Democratic Times 6 Nov 1839
At New Lisbon on the 21st instant, in the 62nd year of his age, the Rev. Clement Vallandigham, for the last 32 years pastor of the Presbyterian Church in that town.
Van Meter, Lucinda
Died 2 Jun 1860
Wooster Republican 14 Jun 1860
June 2nd, in the 34th year of her age, Mrs. Lucinda Van Meter, wife of Mr. James Van Meter, and daughter of Mr. Samuel Miller of Fredericksburgh.
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VanOstran, Isaac F.
Died 6 Jun 1853
Wooster Republican 21 Jul 1853
In California June 6, 1853 Mr. Isaac F. VanOstran, aged 21 years 1 mo. 2 d.
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Wambaugh, Samuel
Died 14 May 1866
Wooster Republican 17 May 1866
On the 14th of May, in Wooster, Samuel, infant son of J.M. and L.S. Wambaugh, aged 2m.
Warner, Lemuel
Died 12 Aug 1854
Wooster Republican 17 Aug 1854
At the residence of his father, Aug. 12th, of Erysipelas, Lemuel Warner, son of Re. Jesse Warner, of the North Ohio Conference of the M.E. Church, born Aug. 3, 1838.
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Warner, Mary E.
Died 8 Dec 1866
Wooster Republican 20 Dec 1866
Dec. 8th, Mrs. Mary E., wife of Dr. C. Warner, of Congress, aged 29y 8m 18d. Husband, one son.
Warren, John
Died 9 Jan 1866
Wooster Republican 18 Jan 1866
On the 9th instant in Canaan Centre, of consumption, John Warren, aged 19y 5m.
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Wasson, Jane
Died 11 Sep 1858
Wooster Republican 23 Sep 1858
On the 11th instant, Mrs. Jane Wasson, aged 85 years and 5 days. Mrs. Wasson was a native of Lancaster County, Penna., and removed to this county in May, 1819. She was for 45 years a member of the Presbyterian church, and died in the faith of the Gospel, and the free hopes of a glorious immortality.
Watt, Mary Olevia
Died 14 Jun 1860
Wooster Republican 19 Jul 1860
In Sacramento, June 14, Mary Olevia, daughter of John and C. Watt, aged 6 years, 9 mo. and 19d., formerly of Massillon.
Weiler, Joseph
Died 1 Sep 1860
Wooster Republican 13 Sep 1860
In Allen Co. Indiana, Sept. 1, Mr. Joseph Weiler, long a resident of Green Twp. Wayne Co., O.
Weller, Cornelia Augusta
Died 22 Feb 1842
Wooster Journal & Democratic Times 10 Mar 1842
Departed this life at the residence of her father John A. Bryan, in this city, on Tues. the 22nd of Feb. Mrs. Cornelia Augusta Weller, in her 21st year, wife of the Hon. John B. Weller, member of the House of Representaties of Congress, from Ohio.
Wells, Taber
Died 13 Sep 1853
Wooster Republican 15 Sep 1853, 22 Sep 1853
Died suddenly on Tues. morning, Sept. 13th, Mrs. Taber Wells, wife of Mr. John J. Wells of this town, aged 51 years.
Wherfel, Alice Otellah
Died 13 Apr 1862
Wooster Republican 13 Apr 1862
April 13th at Marshalille, Alice Otella Wherfel, aged 11 mo. 24 d.
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Wiestling, John S.
Died 5 Mar 1842
Wooster Journal & Democratic Times 10 Mar 1842
On Sat. morning last, John S. Wiestling, Esq. late editor of the German Whig paper of this city.
[Note: obit]
Wiler, William
Died 4 Jun 1866
Wooster Republican 14 Jun 1866
June 4th, near Smithville, William Wiler, aged 59y 8m. Wife and 6 children.
[Note: obit]
Williams, Mary Ann
Died 11 Jul 1853
Wooster Republican 21 Jul 1853
On the 11th instant, mary Ann, third daughter of Mr. David Williams of East Union, aged 17 years 4 mo. 7 days.
Willyard, George
Died 22 Jul 1840
Wooster Journal & Democratic Times 22 Jul 1840
In this town, at 2 o'clock this morning, Mr. George Willyard, attorney at law, aged 22 years.
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Wilson, John R.
Died 27 Aug 1853
Wooster Republican 8 Sep 1853
At his residence in Wooster on the 27th day of Aug. 1853 John R. Wilson in the 39th year of his age, of congestie fever.
Wilson, Lydia Jane
Died 1866
Wooster Republican 12 Jul 1866
At the residence of her mother, near Smithville, Miss Lydia Jane wilson, in the 22nd year of her age.
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Wilson, Nannie
Died 3 Mar 1866
Wooster Republican 15 Mar 1866
On the 3rd instant, at her parents residence, near Smithville, Miss Nannie Wilson.
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Windle, Israel
Died 27 Dec 1862
Wooster Republican 29 Jan 1863
At Indianola, Iowa at the residence of his son-in-law George W. Jones, Esq., Israel Windle in the 82nd year of his age, formerly a residence of Wooster.
Winebrenner, Jacob
Died 7 Dec 1842
Wooster Journal & Democratic Times 8 Dec 1842
In this town on the morning of th 7th instant, Mr. Jacob Winebrenner, formerly of Frederick Co., Md., aged 52 y 6 m .
Winger, Henry, Sr.
Died 21 Aug 1860
Wooster Republican 20 Sep 1860
At his residence in Green Twp., Wayne Co. on the 21st of Aug. Henry Winger, Sr. in the 78th year of his age, of dropsy of the heart, with which he suffered about seven weeks.
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Wire, Mary
Died 27 Mar 1862
Wooster Republican 26 Jun 1862
At the residence of her son-in-law, near Lakeville, Ohio on Thurs. March 27th, Mrs. Mary Wire, in the 53rd year of her age. She was a devoted servant of Christ, and died in great peace.
Witwer, Henry
Died 25 Jul 1863
Wooster Republican 13 Aug 1863
In Benton Barracks, St. Louis, Missouri, July 25th, Henry Witwer, son of Michael & magdalena Witwer, 17 years 9 m. 27 d. 20th Reg. O.V.I. Buried Green Twp. Wayne Co.
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Wolfe, Isaac
Died 16 Apr 1837
Wooster Journal & Democratic Times 26 Apr 1837
At Waynesburg, on the 16th instant, of a pulmary (pulmonary) complaint, mr. isaac Wolfe, aged 33y 7d.
Woodrough, Frances Louisa
Died 2 Oct 1837
Wooster Journal & Democratic Times 11 Oct 1837
In this village, on the 2nd instant, Frances Louisa, infant daughter of Rev. J.A. Woodrough.
Woods, Harvey
Died 23 Feb 1862
Wooster Republican 13 Mar 1862
At his residence near Doylestown, on Sun. Feb. 23rd, Mr. Harvey Woods, in the 36th year of his age. Brother of mrs. J.H. Frost and Mrs. J. Maize. Never married.
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Woolworth, Jonathan
Died 17 Jan 1863
Wooster Republican 22 Jan 1863
In Wooster on the 17th instant, Mr. Jonathan Woolworth, aged 79 years, 2 m.
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Worth, Jacob
Died 20 Mar 1868
Wooster Republican 9 Apr 1868
On the 20th day of March, at his residence in New Pittsburgh, of pulmonary consumption, Jacob Worth, aged 30y 7m 9d. Born near the river Rhine, 11th of Aug. 1837, to Lancaster Co., Pa., then Wayne Co.
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Wright, John Edward
Died 15 Mar 1863
Wooster Republican 19 Mar 1863
In Wooster Sunday, March 15th, John Edward, aged 2 years 2 m., son of Naomi L. Wright and grandson of Joseph Hawkins.
Wright, William C.
Died 25 Nov 1857
Wooster Republican 26 Nov 1857
On the 25th instant, William C., infant son of William kC. and Naomi L. Wright, aged 5 mo. 2 da.

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Yarnall, Samuel
Died 9 Feb 1842
Wooster Journal & Democratic Times 10 Feb 1842
Last evening, in Plain Twp. Mr. Samuel Yarnall about 80 years of age.
Yergin, Anna Larwill
Died 3 Aug 1866
Wooster Republican 30 Aug 1866
In Millersburg on Fri, morning Aug. 3rd, Anna Larwill, daughter of W.R. and Julia L. Yergin, aged 7d.
Yoder, Erastus B.
Died 27 Aug 1866
Wooster Republican 6 Sep 1866
Near Bryan, Williams Co. O., on the 27th of Aug., Erastus B., only child of Emanuel and Lydia Yoder, aged 1y 7m 8d.
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Yourdy, Christian
Died 16 Aug 1854
Wooster Republican 31 Aug 1854
In Wooster on Wednesday the 16th of August, Christian Yourdy, nearly 80 years of age. Member of Methodist Episcopal Church.
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Yowey, Nancy Jane
Died 5 Nov 1853
Wooster Republican 10 Nov 1853
On the 5th instant, near Bristol, Nancy Jane, second daughter of Mrs. Margaret Yowey, aged 17 years 11 mo.