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Weirton Daily Times
Weirton, WV
Monday, April 4, 1955
Page 2

William H. Jones

Follansbee - William H. Jones, retired Follansbee plumbing contractor and resident of 2842 Eldersville Road, died suddenly on Sunday at 7 p. m. at his home.

Born on February 16, 1884, in Ironton, Ohio, he was the son of Mr. and Mrs. John H. Jones and came to Follansbee in 1914, establishing the Jones Plumbing business.

He was a member of the Knights of Pythias lodge of Follansbee, the Dokies lodge of Mingo and the Presbyterian Church.

Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Lorna Harms, at home, a son, Paul of Follansbee; a brother, Chester of Brilliant, Ohio; a sister, Mrs. May Echard of Mingo, and four grandchildren.

Friends will be received at the James Funeral home in Follansbee after 7 p.m. today. Services will be held in the chapel on Wednesday at 2 p. m. with Rev. John Bates officiating. Interment will follow in Union Cemetery, Steubenville.

Miss Anna M. Hanlin - Obituary

Weirton Daily Times
Weirton, WV
Monday, April 4, 1955
Page 2
Mrs. Anna M. Hanlin
Mrs. Anna Mary Hanlin, 82, died 6:25 a.m. today at her home in Colliers. She had been in ill health for the last five years and seriously ill for the past month. She is the widow of Abe Lincoln Hanlin. The deceased spent her entire life in Colliers.
Mrs. Hanlin was born August 25, 1872, in Colliers, Brooke county. She is the daughter of the late David and Margaret Butler Snyder. The deceased was married on July 2, 1891 in Wellsburg to Abe Lincoln Hanlin. She is a member and the last surviving charter member of the Colliers Christian Church. She is also a member of the Naomi Rebekah lodge, No. 42 of Colliers. The deceased is survived by a twin daughter, Mrs. Margaret Bradley of Pittsburgh and Mrs. Mildred Daisy of Columbus; two sons, Floyd V. Hanlin of Calif., and Harold L. in Colliers; five grandchildren and eight great grand children. Services will be held from the Steel and Wolfe funeral home Wednesday afternoon at 2 p.m. with Dr. James A. Van Buren, D. D., from Central Christian Church in Oakland, Pa. Burial will be made in the Chestnut Ridge cemetery in Weirton, and friends may call after 10 a.m. on Tuesday.


Hobbs, George

The East Liverpool Tribune


George Hobbs, residing near Fairview, died at noon yesterday form consumption of the kidneys, after a long illness, aged 25 years. The deceased is survived by a wife and three children, his mother, two brothers, Frank and William, and one sister, Mrs. Robert Westlake, all of Fairview. His mother, Mrs. Mary Jane Hobbs, who has been in Florida for the benefit of her health, was notified of his death, and she will return home in time to attend the funeral. The deceased was a second cousin of Cyrus, Charles and R. R. Hobbs, of Chester.


Bissman, Mrs. Rebecca

The East Liverpool Tribune


Mrs. Rebecca Bissman, wife of John Bissman, of Clover and Twelfth streets, died at 11 p.m. Wednesday (Nov. 7, 1906) form the effects of a stroke of paralysis, aged 70 years. The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. today from the family residence, the Rev. W. J. Hutchinson, of the First Presbyterian church officiating. Interment will be made in Spring Hill cemetery. Besides her husband the deceased is survived by two sons, John, of Wellsville; Florence, of Pittsburg, and two daughters, Miss Lena, at home, and Mrs. Mary Willis, of Toronto.


Hopper, George

The East Liverpool Tribune


George, the 16-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Fueston Hopper, of Middle Run, died late Wednesday afternoon (Oct. 31, 1906) of typhoid fever. The deceased had been sick for a month. The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday from St. Steven's Episcopal church, East Liverpool, the Rev. Robert Kell officiating. Interment will be made in Locust Hill cemetery.

The second son of Mr. and Mrs. Hopper, who is ill of typhoid fever, was greatly improved last night.


Dickey, Rochester

The East Liverpool Tribune

Rochester Dickey, aged 69, died yesterday morning (Nov. 27, 1906) at 7 o'clock at his late home in Eighth street, after an illness of several months.

Funeral services will be held Thursday afternoon at 2 o'clock and interment will be made in Spring Grove cemetery. Friends may view the remains this evening from 7 to 10 o'clock.

Deceased was born in Saltsburg, Pa., in 1837. He was united in marriage to Ella Lynch at Layton's Station, Pa., in 1862, and came to East Liverpool in 1868. For 15 years he was employed in the office of the B. & O. at Layton's station and Connellsville, but the indoor work injured his health and he decided to come to East Liverpool where his father had resided since 1861.

For a number of years he was associated with his father, James Dickey, deceased in oil well contracting and later took up general contracting and learned the stone mason's trade. This he followed until age compelled him to relinquish active work. He was identified with the building of many of the old structures in the city.

He is survived by his wife and four children, five children having died. The children are Mrs. Charles Mardis and Vernon Dickey of Wellsville, and Oliver and Edwin Dickey, of this city. The following brothers and sisters also survive: George Dickey, of Wellsville; Mrs. John Baum, Seventh street, and Mrs. John M. Orr, Walnut street.


Hickey, Dennis

The East Liverpool Tribune

Dennis Hickey, a well known citizen of Jethro, died last evening (Nov. 27, 1906), aged 66 years. The funeral will likely be held Friday morning from St. Aloysius church. The deceased was for many years employed as a section boss on the C. & P. railway. For some time past he was employed as a track boss by the East Liverpool Traction & Light company. Besides his wife, the deceased is survived by seven children, four girls and three boys. Two of the latter, Dennis, Fr., and John, are in the employ of the East Liverpool Traction & light company. The deceased was a member of Carroll council, Knights of Columbus, of this city, which organization will have charge of the funeral.

WOOSTER Infant - Obituary

Wooster, Infant

The East Liverpool Tribune

The 14-months-old son of Mr. and Mrs. John Wooster, of Buckeye avenue, died at 10:30 o'clock Monday morning (Dec. 3, 1906) of bronchitis. Funeral services will be held at the home today at 2:15 o'clock, conducted by the Rev. Dr. W. H. Dye. Interment in Spring Hill cemetery.


Simpson, Richard

The East Liverpool Tribune

Richard Simpson, of 809 Burford street, died at 6:45 last evening (Dec. 4, 1906) of asthma with attending complications, aged 57 years. The following children survive: Mrs. Fannie Herr, New Brighton; Mrs. Emma Clark and Miss Ethel Simpson, of Wellsville, and Thomas, Gilbert and Richard Simpson, at home. The funeral arrangements have not been made.


Hutchinson, Clarence

The East Liverpool Tribune

Clarence, aged 17, son of Mr. and Mrs. George Hutchinson, of Cannons Mills, died Wednesday (Nov. 28, 1906) after ten days illness of typhoid fever. Besides his parents he is survived by one sister, Miss Una Hutchinson. Deceased was a member of the Calcutta U. P. church, and an active worker in the Young People's society of the church. The funeral will be held at 11:30 today from the house, conducted by the Rev. W. H. Clark. Interment in Spring Grove at 2 p.m.


Todd, Mrs. Thomas

The East Liverpool Tribune

Mrs. Thomas Todd died at midnight last night (Dec. 4, 1906) at her home in Ray street of paralysis, aged 66 years. She ate supper with the family and was seemingly in her usual health. She suffered a stroke of paralysis three years ago, since which time she has been an invalid.

Mrs. Todd is survived by her husband and four children, Mrs. Harry Hunter of Mannington, West Va., Mrs. Jones of this city, Mrs. William Kelly and H. G. Todd, at home. Two brothers, James McSwegin of Wellsville and William McSwegin of West Virginia, also survive.

The time of the funeral services will be announced later, although they will likely be conducted at the home Friday morning by the Rev. E. M. McMillin, pastor of the First Presbyterian church, of which deceased was a member. The remains will be interred in the Todd cemetery, near Industry.


Early, Lawrence

The East Liverpool Tribune

Lawrence, the five-months-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Early, of 131 Fairview avenue, died yesterday morning (Dec. 4, 1906). The funeral services will be held today at the residence. Interment will be made at the Fairview, W.Va. cemetery.

WILLIAMS Infant - Obituary

Williams infant

The East Liverpool Tribune

The six-months-old daughter of Lizzie Williams dies at 6 o'clock Saturday morning (Dec. 8, 1906) at the residence on the William A. Johnston farm, back of Chester, of pneumonia. The funeral was held at 2 p.m. Sunday from the house, interment in the Locust Hill cemetery.


Holtzmann, Joseph

The East Liverpool Tribune

Joseph Holtzman, aged 60 years, of this city, died Thursday evening (Nov. 29, 1906) at the home of his youngest son, Milton Holtzmann, in Pittsburg, of asthma, complicated with other troubles. He had made his home with his sister, Mrs. Edward Brunt, 192 Market street, this city, for some time and went to Pittsburg two months ago for a visit.

Mr. Holtzmann was a veteran of the civil war and had lived in East Liverpool many years. He is survived by three sons, Edward of East End, Harry of this city and Milton of Pittsburg, also by his sister, Mrs. Edward Brunt.

Mrs. Brunt is the only survivor of a family of 13 children since her brother's death. The remains will be brought to this city today for burial.


Hockinburg, Mrs. Sarah

The East Liverpool Tribune

Mrs. Sarah Hockinburg, aged 77 years, widow of the late James L. Hockinburg, died Friday afternoon (Nov. 30, 1906) at the home of her daughter, Mrs. J. N. Burke, 331 Third street, of pneumonia. The deceased was taken sick Tuesday. She had made her home with Mr. and Mrs. Burke for a number of years. The funeral will be held at 7 o'clock tonight form the house, and the body will be taken to Bellaire Sunday for burial. Friends may view the body from 2 to 6 this afternoon.

Mrs. Hockinburg was born near Fairmont, W. Va. Her husband died 12 years ago at Bridgeport, O. Twelve children were born of whom the following survive: Mrs. Burke, East Liverpool; Mrs. J. Piper, Wornick Station, O.; Mrs. W. Smith, Cumberland, Md.; Mrs. F. Hoover, Milwaukee, Wis.; and Luther Hockinburg, of Bellaire, O. There are also a large number of grandchildren and great grandchildren.

MRS. J. H. McGILLIVARY - Obituary

McGillivary, Mrs J. H.

The East Liverpool Tribune

Mrs. J. H. McGillivary, aged 76 years, died at her residence at Salineville, Friday (Nov. 30, 1906) after a lingering illness. She has been suffering from rheumatism.

It is possible the funeral will be held Sunday afternoon, but the details have not been completely arranged.

Mrs. McGillivary is survived by her husband and three daughters. They are R. A. Matheney of Salem, Mrs. Rhoda Black of Salineville, and Mrs. J. Russell of Cleveland. One son, A. D. McGillivary resides at Ithaca, N. Y. One niece is Miss Kittie McGillivary and two grandchildren, Miss Blanche and John McLane reside in Wellsville.


Armstrong, Miss Elizabeth

The East Liverpool Tribune

Miss Elizabeth, Armstrong died yesterday morning (Oct. 29, 1906) at 9:30 o'clock at the home of her niece, Mrs. Peter Milliron, 232 West Second street. Miss Armstrong was brought from Wellsville four weeks ago last Saturday to visit a short time with her niece. She had been a helpless invalid for more than a year past, and it was necessary to carry her from the carriage to the Milliron home. She had been making her home with her nephew, Will Armstrong, at Wellsville, and expressed a desire to visit a short time with Mrs. Milliron. She had lived with Mr. Armstrong since her father died several years ago.

Deceased was a daughter of William Armstrong, and was born in Wellsville over 70 years ago, which place has always been her home. She is the last of the Armstrong family of her generation. She was a member of the Methodist Protestant church of Wellsville, and was always in attendance at Divine service when able to be there.

Deceased is survived by four nieces, Mrs. Peter Milliron, Mrs. Charles Daugherty, Mrs. Charles Eckert and Mrs. Charles Applegate. Four nephews survive, Charles and James Applegate, of this city; Will and Columbus Armstrong of Wellsville.

The remains of Miss Armstrong van be seen by her friends in East Liverpool at the home of Mrs. Milliron from 7 to 10 o'clock this evening. The remains will be removed from this city at one o'clock Wednesday afternoon, and will be taken to Wellsville to the Methodist Protestant church, where services will be held, conducted by the pastor, the Rev. C. H. Beck. Opportunity will be given a the church for all friends to view the remains. The hour of the funeral will be 2:30 Wednesday, Wellsville time. Interment will be at Spring Hill cemetery.

J. N. DENT - Obituary

Dent, J. N.

The East Liverpool Tribune


J. N. Dent Meets Death Near Home at Wingett Run.

J. N. Dent, a brother of Miss Nancy Dent, who is making her home with Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Hoskinson, Virginia avenue, was killed Thursday morning (Nov. 1, 1906) at Wingett Run, by a falling tree. The deceased was superintending the felling of some trees in front of his residence, and was struck by a limb and instantly killed.

Mr. Dent was a leading merchant of Wingett Run, and leaves a wife and one son, aged seven years. Miss Dent left Chester yesterday for Wingett Run to attend the funeral.

JOHN KELLY - Obituary

Kelly, John

The East Liverpool Tribune


John Kelly of Salineville Passes Away Suddenly.

John Kelly, aged 28 and single, long a sufferer form an ulcerated condition of the stomach, was found dead in bed Sunday morning (Oct. 28, 1906) at the home of his parents Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Kelly, in Salineville. His death was first discovered by his mother, who had gone to his room with a bowl of mild. Mrs. Kelly was alone a the time.

Besides his parents, the deceased is survived by four brothers, James, Charles and Angeles, of Salineville, and Will, of Liverpool, England. The funeral will be held this morning from the Salineville Catholic church, and burial will be made in St. Patrick's cemetery.

MAUD WEAVER - Obituary

Weaver, Maud

The East Liverpool Tribune


Maud Weaver Meets Horrible Death in Pittsburg Hotel

Maud Weaver, a sister of Mrs. Fred Ray of this city, met death in a horrible manner in the Fort Pitt hotel, Pittsburg, on Sunday, (Nov. 4, 1906) being decapitated by an elevator. The accident occurred at 4 p.m.

Miss Weaver, who was employed as a household at the hotel, thrust her head through an opening in the gate of the elevator and the descending elevator severed nearly all of her head, which fell into the basement.

Miss Weaver had spent some time in Wellsville and was well known here. Fred Ray, her brother-in-law, committed suicide in the Lewis saloon, this city, last month. He was a son of Mrs. Julia Dennis.

BADLEY Infant - Obituary

Infant of Mr. and Mrs. A. Arthur Badley

The East Liverpool Tribune

The funeral of the three-months-old son of Mr. and Mrs. A. Arthur Badley, of Short street, was held yesterday afternoon (Oct. 29, 1906). The Rev. C. H. Beck officiated. Interment was made at Spring Hill cemetery.


Donaldson, George

The East Liverpool Tribune

George Donaldson died at 2:30 Thursday morning (Oct. 25, 1906) at his home in the Calcutta road form the effects of a paralytic stroke, at the advanced age of 80 years. The remains were taken to the home of a son of the deceased, W. S. Donaldson, a C. & P. engineer, at Wellsville, last evening, where the funeral will be held at one p.m. tomorrow. Besides the son named the deceased is survived by his wife and Roan Donaldson, a son residing in East Liverpool.


Jones, Mrs. Mary Ann

The East Liverpool Tribune


Passes Away at the Home of Daughter, Mrs. W. B. Fogo

Mrs. Mary Ann Jones, aged 88, died at 3 o'clock yesterday morning (Oct. 29, 1906) at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Wallace L. Fogo, of Tenth street, after an illness of several weeks of organic heart trouble.

Deceased is survived by her aged father, Edward Broughton, of Lisbon; one brother, Alfred of Lisbon; three sisters, Eliza Jones of Lisbon, Mrs. Ruth Robinson of Straitsville, and Mrs. Lucy Baker of signal; three daughters, Mrs. A. C. Martin, Mrs. W. L. Fogo and Mrs. George Culp of Wellsville; and two brothers, Alfred and David Jones.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday afternoon at 1 o'clock at the home of Mrs. Fogo, conducted by the Rev. C. H. Beck.

Mrs. Jones was born in England in 1838 and came to this county in 1846. For a number of years she lived in Lisbon, where she taught school. Later she moved to Wellsville and had been a resident of this city for some time. She had for 25 years been a member of the Methodist Protestant church and was a woman of lovable disposition.


King, Jay Edward

The East Liverpool Tribune

Jay Edward King, aged five-months, a son of Mr. and Mrs. P. A. King, died Wednesday morning (Oct. 24, 1906). Funeral services will be held this morning at 9 o'clock at St. Aloysius church. Interment in the Catholic cemetery.


Phillips, Vesta

The East Liverpool Tribune

Vesta Phillips, the 12-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. David Phillips, residing back of Congo, died at 7 a.m. yesterday (Oct. 25, 1906) of typhoid fever. The funeral will be held at 2:30 today from the family residence, the Rev. Mr. Curfman of the stone church officiating. Interment will be made in the Fairview cemetery.

BANKS Infant - Obituary

Child of Mr. and Mrs. Howard Banks

The East Liverpool Tribune

The funeral of the three-months-old child of Mr. and Mrs. Howard Banks, of Gardendale, was held yesterday afternoon (Oct. 24, 1906) from the family residence. Interment was made in Spring Grove cemetery.

WYAND Infant - Obituary

Child of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Wyand

The East Liverpool Tribune

The infant child of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Wyand, 311 Third street, died Wednesday morning (Oct. 24, 1906) and was buried in the afternoon at Wellsville in the Catholic cemetery.