Thursday, May 15, 2008


Firth, Greenwood

The East Liverpool Tribune

Greenwood Firth, a leading citizen and one of the most widely known potters in the East Liverpool district, died at 2 p. m. Saturday (Dec. 1, 1906) at his home in Fawcett street from the effects of a stroke of paralysis sustained Friday night. The deceased was 57 years of age, and had resided in East Liverpool for 28 years. He was born in England and came to America when but 14 years of age. He was last employed as a jiggerman a the Goodwin pottery and had lived a retired life for a number of years. He was one of the most expert potters of this district. Mr. Firth is survived by his wife and eleven children, George, John, Samuel, Clarence, Irene, Edward, Susie, Emily, Clara, Ella and Mrs. Sidney Smith. Two brothers and two sisters also survive; Walter Firth, of Trenton, N. J.; Abram Firth, of Camden, N. J.; Mrs. Julia Wood and Mrs. Lizzie Van Horn, both of Trenton, N. J.

The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday from the residence, the Rev. D. David Jones officiating. Interment will be made in Riverview cemetery. Friends may view the remains from 7 to 10 o'clock this evening.

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