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Monday, April 4, 1955
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.
George Hobbs, residing near
Bissman, Mrs. Rebecca
MRS. REBECCA BISSMAN DEAD
Mrs. Rebecca Bissman, wife of John Bissman, of Clover and Twelfth streets, died at Wednesday (Nov. 7, 1906) form the effects of a stroke of paralysis, aged 70 years. The funeral will be held at 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;
DIES OF TYPHOID FEVER
George, the 16-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Fueston Hopper, of Middle Run, died late Wednesday afternoon (
The second son of Mr. and Mrs. Hopper, who is ill of typhoid fever, was greatly improved last night.
Rochester Dickey, aged 69, died yesterday morning (
Funeral services will be held Thursday afternoon at and interment will be made in Spring Grove cemetery. Friends may view the remains this evening from to .
Deceased was born in
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,
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
The 14-months-old son of Mr. and Mrs. John Wooster, of
Richard Simpson, of
Clarence, aged 17, son of Mr. and Mrs. George Hutchinson, of Cannons Mills, died Wednesday (
Todd, Mrs. Thomas
Mrs. Thomas Todd died at last night (
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
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.
Lawrence, the five-months-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Early, of
The six-months-old daughter of Lizzie Williams dies at Saturday morning (Dec. 8, 1906) at the residence on the William A. Johnston farm, back of
Joseph Holtzman, aged 60 years, of this city, died Thursday evening (Nov. 29, 1906) at the home of his youngest son, Milton Holtzmann, in
Mr. Holtzmann was a veteran of the civil war and had lived in
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
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,
Mrs. Hockinburg was born near
McGillivary, Mrs J. H.
Mrs. J. H. McGillivary, aged 76 years, died at her residence at Salineville, Friday (
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
Armstrong, Miss Elizabeth
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
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
Dent, J. N.
KILLED BY TREE
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,
Mr. Dent was a leading merchant of Wingett Run, and leaves a wife and one son, aged seven years. Miss Dent left
FOUND DEAD IN BED
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
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
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.
Infant of Mr. and Mrs. A. Arthur Badley
The funeral of the three-months-old son of Mr. and Mrs. A. Arthur Badley, of
George Donaldson died at Thursday morning (
Jones, Mrs. Mary Ann
MRS. MARY JONES DEAD
Passes Away at the Home of Daughter, Mrs. W. B. Fogo
Mrs. Mary Ann Jones, aged 88, died at yesterday morning (Oct. 29, 1906) at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Wallace L. Fogo, of
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 at the home of Mrs. Fogo, conducted by the Rev. C. H. Beck.
Mrs. Jones was born in
King, Jay Edward
Jay Edward King, aged five-months, a son of Mr. and Mrs. P. A. King, died Wednesday morning (
Vesta Phillips, the 12-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. David Phillips, residing back of
Child of Mr. and Mrs. Howard Banks
The funeral of the three-months-old child of Mr. and Mrs. Howard Banks, of Gardendale, was held yesterday afternoon (
Child of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Wyand
The infant child of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Wyand,