Oscar Birch, aged 46, a well known liveryman of this city, died at 10 o'clock last night (Aug. 27, 1906) of typhoid pneumonia, at his home 2 ½ miles west of Calcutta. He had been ill three weeks and his death came as a surprise and deep shock to the family and friends.
He was born at
The funeral arrangements had not been completed last night, but the body will be taken to Salineville, the home of his parents, for burial.
Mr. Birch was a member of the Long Run Presbyterian church and belonged to the Maccabees and the Home Guards of America. He was beloved by his wife and family and enjoyed the respect and esteem of all who knew him.
Besides the wife the following children survive:
Two brothers, Elmer Birch, of