Thursday, April 10, 2008


Mrs. Thompson J. Andrews, Sr.
East Liverpool Tribune
(died on Jan. 20, 1906)

After a long illness death came peacefully Saturday afternoon (Jan. 20, 1906) at 3:30 o’clock to Mrs. Thompson J. Andrews, Sr., at her home in Pennsylvania avenue, East End. She was 67 years old and had been in declining health for several months and the end was not unexpected. She was born and reared at Vermont, Ill. And after her marriage removed to this section of the country. She had been a resident of East End and vicinity for over forty years, and was a charter member of the Second United Presbyterian church.

The funeral services will be held at her late home at 10 o’clock Wednesday morning, at which time an opportunity will be given the friend of the family to view the remains. Interment will follow later at Riverview cemetery and will be private. The Rev. M. A. Eakin of the Second United Presbyterian church assisted by the Rev. J. C. Taggart of the First church will conduct the services.

The news of Mrs. Andrews death will be learned with deep regret by her many friends. She live a quiet consistent Christian life and until physical weakness prevented attended divine services regularly. She was held in high esteem by her friends in this city and by all who knew her. Her maiden name was America Andrews, and she was married to Thompson J. Andrews, in 1858. Besides her husband there survive the following children: Mrs. Jesse H. Smith, city; Robert L. Andrews, Cleveland; Alvaron Andrews, LaGrande, Ore.; Matthew Andrews and Ely T. Andrews of Cleveland, and Mrs. E. R. Colclough, of this city. John, Riley and Martin Andrews, brothers of the deceased, of Vermont, Ill., and one sister, Mrs. John Swartz, of Canton, Ill, also survive.


Peter, Edward, Phillip and Melville Bridgemen.
The East Liverpool Tribune
(died on January 22, 1906)

In One Grave
Four Brothers Victims of Mine Explosion are Buried
Publishers’ Press Dispatch
Huntington, W. Va. Jan 21 At Hurricane, a few miles east of this city, four brothers were buried in one grave this afternoon. They were; Peter, Edward, Phillip and Melville Bridgemen, all young men who met death by the explosion at the Detroit mines on New River, last Thursday.
The funeral was the most largely attended of any ever held here.


James Pickens
The East Liverpool Tribune
(died on Jan. 23, 1906)

James Pickens aged 17 years, died at 7 o’clock yesterday morning at the home of his parents in Oakland, East End. Death was due to typhoid fever. The young man had only been a resident of the city a month. His body was shipped to Arbuckle, Mason County, W. Va., last night on the steamer Kanawha.


Miss Mattie White
The East Liverpool Tribune
(died on Jan. 20, 1906)

Wife of Irondale’s Mayor, Died Yesterday Morning

Mrs. Mattie White, wife of Mayor T. A. White, of Irondale, died at 10 a.m. yesterday, of Bright’s disease, aged 45 years. She had been ill for several years. Besides her husband the deceased is survived by five children, three boys and two girls.

The funeral will be held at 12:30 Wednesday from the First Methodist Episcopal church, Irondale, the Rev. Mr. Peck officiating. Interment will be made in Chestnut Grove Cemetery. The deceased had been for a number of years an active worker in the Methodist church and had a host of admiring friends.


George W. Burnett
The East Liverpool Tribune
(died on Jan. 23, 1906)

Burnett Funeral

George W. Burnett, of Wintersville, is dead at the age of 76 years. Death was due to heart disease, from which the deceased had been a sufferer for several months. He is survived by his wife and five children, Mrs. H. A. Pittinger, of New Somerset; Mrs. J. F. Clark, of Osage; Mrs. R. L. McClellan, of Wintersville, and John W., James and Sheridan Burnett, of Wintersville.

The deceased lived in Wellsville for a number of years and conducted a meat market a the corner of Center avenue and Fourteenth street. Mr. Burnett’s first wife was Miss Elixabeth McLean. She died about 35 years ago. His second wife, who survives was Miss Jane Ryand.

The funeral will be held at 10 o’clock this morning form the family residence conducted by the Rev. Mr. Bowers. Short services will also be held from Mt. Tabor Methodist Episcopal church, in which cemetery interment will be made.

MRS. FRANK LOWE - Obituary

Mrs. Frank Lowe
The East Liverpool Tribune

Funeral of Mrs. Frank Lowe

The funeral services over the remains of Mrs. Frank Lowe, of this city, who died (Jan. 17, 1906) at Cincinnati while on her way back from the south where she was being taken for the benefit of her health, will be held in St. Peter’s Catholic church, Steubenville, at 8:30 Saturday morning. The Rev. Father Flattery will have charge of the services and interment will be in Mt. Calvary cemetery.

The remains were taken to Steubenville from Cincinnati and repose in the home of W. H. Lowe, in Market street, of that city, where a large number of the friends viewed the body. The relatives from this city went to Steubenville and a large number of the friends will go to that place to be in attendance at the funeral services tomorrow morning.

REV. J. W. TOLAND - Obituary

Rev. J. W. Toland
The East Liverpool Tribune

Funeral of J. W. Toland

Impressive services were held last night at the home of the late Rev. J. W. Toland, corner of Main and Eighth streets, Wellsville. Dr. Charles Manchester, presiding elder of the Steubenville district, assisted, by the Rev. Alfred Walls, of Steubenville, officiated. The Rev. A. Vandersall, of the First Evangelical church, of Wellsville, represented the ministerial association of the city, and read the resolutions of respect adopted at their meeting.

The Rev. A. J. Bower, of Steubenville, read the scripture lesson and the Rev. T. W. Lane, of East Liverpool, offered prayer. The choir of the Methodist Episcopal church sang two favorite hymns of the pastor, “Abide With Me” and “Lead Kindly Light.” The floral offerings were many.

The remains will be taken to Coshocton this morning for burial.

Note: Date of death January 17, 1906


Mrs. Thomas Ramsey
The East Liverpool Tribune

The Ramsey Funeral

The funeral services over the remains of Mrs. Thomas Ramsey, who died Wednesday evening (Jan. 17, 1906), at her home in High street, will be held this afternoon at 2 o’clock from the residence, the Rev. M. A. Eakin, pastor of the Second United Presbyterian church officiating. An opportunity was given the friends of the deceased to view the remains last evening.

Mrs. Ramsey was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Reibel, and was born in Meigs county, on March 26, 1884. Both of her parents are dead. She is survived by her husband and one son, Earl. She is also survived by two brothers, William Reibel, of Meigs county, and Ira Reibel, of East End, and three sisters, Eunice, of East End, Miss Frances Reible and Mrs. E. M. Daugherty of Chauncey, O.