Tuesday, June 10, 2008

HENRY B. SWAN - Obituary

Swan, Henry B.
The East Liverpool Tribune
Henry B. Swan died at 11:30 a.m. yesterday (June 20, 1906) at his home in Calcutta street from a complication of diseases, aged 68 years. He is survived by his wife and two children, C. E. Swan, of Calcutta, and Mrs. C. E. Barrett, of this city. The funeral will be held at 1 o'clock tomorrow afternoon from the residence, the Rev. J. N. Swan officiating. Interment will be made in Riverview cemetery. The remains may be viewed by friends this forenoon and tomorrow afternoon.
The deceased was born in Cincinnati and was a stonemason, but for the past few years he was engaged in the grocery business. he was a veteran of the civil war, serving as a member of the 140th Ohio. He was a lifelong member of the Methodist Episcopal church. Mr. Swan came to East Liverpool about 17 years ago.


Eidenour, John
The East Liverpool Tribune
Ira Riebel Received Word of Death of John Eidenour
Ira Riebel, a glost kilnhand a the Laughlin plant No. 3, has received word of the death of his grandfather, John Eidenour, in Meigs county. He was 86 years old and was a native of Jefferson county, but had spent the greater part of his life at the place where he died.
His wife died about a month ago and brooding over her loss is supposed to have hastened his end. They had been married 63 years and raised a family of fourteen children, most of whom still survive. He served in the civil war and lived a consistent Christian life.

CLARA LEWIS - Obituary

Lewis, Miss Clara
The East Liverpool Tribune
Clara Lewis, aged 20, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Lewis, died about noon yesterday (May 24, 1906) at the home of her parents near "Hail Deadening," a few miles north of the city. Death was due to typhoid fever following a brief illness.
The funeral was announced last night to take place Saturday morning at 10 o'clock burial to occur in the Madison church cemetery. The Rev. C. L. V. McKee will probably have charge.
Miss Lewis is survived by her parents and three sisters and one brother as follows: Ada Lewis, at home; Mrs. Joseph Crawford, Mrs. Harry Walters, of this city, Walter Lewis at home.
The young lady was well known in this city, and the news of her sudden death was received with deep regret. She had been a member of church since girlhood and possessed many beautiful traits of character that endeared her to her friends.

REV. T. H. HALL - Obituary

Hall, Rev. T. H.
The East Liverpool Tribune
May 20. 1906
The body of the Rev. T. H. Hall will arrive on the 10:30 train this morning from Hurffville, N. J., and will be removed to the home of Alfred Harrison in Seventh street. Funeral services will be hed a the Harrison home tomorrow afternoon at 2 o'clock. Complying with the dying wish of the deceased, his body will be laid to rest along side that of his mother in the Spring Grove cemetery. The Rev. Drs. Jones and Lane will conduct the services.


Clupper, Mrs. Elizabeth
The East Liverpool Tribune
Died Yesterday at Her Late Home in East Palestine
George Wilson, of Klondike, received word yesterday afternoon (June 11, 1906) of the death of his grandmother, Mrs. Elizabeth Clupper, which occurred yesterday morning at East Palesting after a lingering illness of cancer. She was 77 years old, and a native of Mahoning county.
A husband and two children survive. Wli living at East Palestine and Mrs. Elsie Wilson, of East End. the deceased was a member of the Lutheran church and was held in high esteem by all.
No particulars were received in regard to the funeral, but it will likely beheld Wednesday.


Warrick, William W.
The East Liverpool Tribune
William W. Warrick, aged 78 years, one of the best known citizens of Washington, Pa., died yesterday (May 28, 1906) of a stroke of paralysis. He had been engaged in the grocery and the milling business for a number of years with a brother, G. M. Warrick. He leaves two sons, Thatcher, at New York, and W. Wiley, of Pittsburg, and a daughter, Mrs. Ely, also of Pittsburg. A number of distant relatives also survive in this city.

EDNA CRIDER - Obituary

Crider, Edna
The East Liverpool Tribune
Edna, the 8 -year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Crider of the North Side, died at 7 o'clock last night (May 28, 1906) after a brief illness of peritonitis following funeral services will be held Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock, the Rev. J. G. Reinartz, pastor of St. John's Evangelical Lutheran church officiating. Interment will be made in Riverview. The child was attending school when stricken. she was a promising pupil and was idolized by her parents to whom her sudden death comes as a deep shock. Mr. Crider, the father, is president of the kilnmen's local No. 9, and is employed at the Laughlin plant No. 2.


Callahan, Michael
The East Liverpool Tribune
Michael Callahan Killed Near Canonsburg, Pa.
Young Companion Suffers the Same Fate
Two Were Walking on Track and Did Not Hear Warning Signals.
Michael Callahan, aged 23 years, of 314 West Third street, was run down by a freight train on the Chartiers branch of the Pennsylvania railroad near the Canonsburg, Pa., station Saturday night (June 9, 1906) and killed.
Kenzie Hart, the son of a policeman at Canonsburg, was a companion of Callahan and he was also killed.
The body of Callahan was taken to his late home last night and the funeral will probably be held Tuesday morning at 9 o'clock at St. Aloysius church, interment being at St. Aloysius cemetery.
The men had been on a little evening jaunt and were returning home by an indirect route from their trip. A shifting engine was backing some cars down the track and hearing no signal, the two men kept on the track and were run down.
The bodies were soon found and as soon as identity was established a telephone message to the police of this city told of the death of Callahan. Patrolman Clifford Dawson advised the parents of the young man of his death.
Michael Callahan, sr., and a son John went to Canonsburg Sunday morning and returned last night with the body.
Callahan had been employed at the Canonsburg pottery since last September as a batter-out. He was expected home soon. He was a member of the East Liverpool Council, Knights of Columbus, and was a popular young fellow.
He always took an interest in baseball and achieved some reputation as a pitcher. His parents, brothers, John, William and Jerry, and sisters, Mrs. Joseph Bastian and Mrs. William Schepp, survive.


Fortune, William
The East Liverpool Tribune
July 6, 1906)
William Fortune, aged 47, is dead at his late home in Third street after a long illness of a complication of diseases. He was employed for a number of years in the potteries of the city and enjoyed a wide acquaintance.
The funeral will be held this afternoon at 2 o'clock, the services being conducted by the Rev. Dr. J. C. Taggart.
Deceases is survived by his wife and two children, Mrs. Charles Graham of Cleveland, and Mrs. H. A. Foutts, of East Liverpool; his mother, Mrs. Ellen Fortune, of Nashville, Tenn.; three sisters, Mrs. H. Clark, of Pittsburg; Mrs. William Quinn, of Nashville, Tenn.; Mrs. R. logan, of Holland, Kansan, and a brother, Harry Fortune, of Pittsburg.


Pegnoto, Theodore
The East Liverpool Tribune
Fellow Workman Narrowly Escapes Death Trying to Rescue Him
Theodore Pegnoto, an Italian, aged 18 years, fell from a sand boat at dam No. 8 near Congo, at 7:30 yesterday morning and was drowned ( Jun. 27, 1906). The body was in the water two hours before being recovered. A German known by his fellow workmen by no other name than "Fritz," came near losing his own life while attempting to rescue Pegnoto.
Pegnoto, with others, was at work on the dam, when he was seen to fall from the sand boat into the river. He could not swim, and the other Italians became greatly excited. The only one present who went to the rescue was the German. He jumped into the water and was immediately seized by Pregnoto and was rendered powerless. Meanwhile the Italians on the edge of the dam did not offer any assistance, but Fritz succeeded in freeing himself from the grasp of the drowning man.
Arner and Bower removed the body to their undertaking establishment and prepared it for burial. Squire W. C. Johnston, acting coroner, conducted an inquest, Dr. G. L Beaumont, E. L. Blankenship, Ara Jackson, J. P. Wright, Joseph Gower and G. O Arner serving as jurors.
The verdict waas accidential drowning.
The funeral will be held at 9 o'clock this morning form Sacred Heart church, the Rev. Father, Sauer officiating. Interment will be made in St. Aloysius cemetery, East Liverpool.
Carlo Pegnoto, a brother of the deceases, was among the force at the dam when the drowning occurred.

MARY BAKER - Obituary

Baker, Miss Mary
The East Liverpool Tribune
Miss Mary A. Baker, aged 76, died last evening (Jul. 15, 1906) at half past eight o'clock at the home of her nephew, John W. Baker, Twentieth street and Riverside. The remains will be taken Tuesday to Slate, Wood county, W. Va., the former home of the deceased, for burial Services will be held at that place.

EMMA HANLON - Obituary

Hanlon, Mrs. Emma
The East Liverpool Tribune
The funeral of Mrs. Emma Hanlon, who died Wednesday (July 4, 1906) at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Albert Newborn, Bradshaw avenue, will be held Saturday morning at 9 o'clock a the Catholic church, the Rev. Father Thomas Smythe officiating. Burial will be made in the Catholic cemetery.


Champney, Norman
The East Liverpool Tribune
Veteran Railroader Passes Away After an Illness of Fourteen Months
Norman Champney, aged 73, died yesterday morning (Jun. 21, 1906) at half past four at his home in Broadway after an illness of fourteen months of liver trouble. For the past nine months he had been bedfast.
Funeral services will be held at half past twelve Saturday a the home conducted by the Rev. R. H. Caulk, of Cleveland, a former pastor. Interment will be made in Spring Hill cemetery.
Mr.. Champney was born in New York state and had made his home in Wellsville for the past 50 years, all of which time he was in the employ of the C. & P. Three years ago he was placed on the pension list. He was popular with the other employes of the road and was trusted and respected by the officials. He was active in relief work at the time of the Johnstown flood, when he had charge of a relief train under the direction of Superintendent Loree.
He served three years in the civil war as a member of the 19th Ohio battery, enlisting under Capt. Taxton in Cleveland in 1862. He was a member of the Wellsville Chapter, R. A. M., and of the Veteran Employes association.
He is survived by a wife and one son, Bion of Bellaire; also by one brother, Wilbur, of Kent, O.

GEORGE HAND - Obituary

Hand, George
The East Liverpool Tribune
George Hand, a former well known East Liverpool potter, died Sunday (July 1, 1906) at his home in Trenton, N. J. His wife died a few weeks ago. Among the surviving relatives were Alfred Hand, a son, residing at Wellsville, and a granddaughter, Mrs. William Carlisle of Lisbon.


Chapman, Mrs. John
The East Liverpool Tribune
Mrs. John Chapman, aged about 60, succumbed to a stroke of paralysis at 5 o'clock last evening (Jun. 19, 1906) at her home in Smiths Ferry. she had been ill less than an week. She was the wife of Justice Chapman and had lived in Smiths Ferry and vicinity all her life.
The funeral services will be held Thursday at 1 o'clock at the Methodist Episcopal church, the Rev. Mr. Westwood officiating. Interment will be made in the Georgetown cemetery. Undertaker W. J. Todd of this city will be in charge of the funeral.
Mrs. Chapman lived a consistent Christian life and was held in high esteem by all who knew her.


Kernott, Harry A.
The East Liverpool Tribune
Harry A. Kernott, one of the best known tailors of the city died at 10:30 o'clock Monday night (Jun. 18, 1906) at the home of his brother, K. M. Kernott of Washington, Pa., after a brief illness of lung trouble. The news of his death came as a shock to his many friends and is deeply regretted. He was 49 years old.
The body will arrive in the city this afternoon on the 3:30 train and will be removed by Undertaker Sturges to the Elks' Hall where funeral services will be held at 4 o'clock, the Rev. E. M. McMillin of the First Presbyterian church officiating. Mr. Kernott was a member of the lodge, the members of which will accompany the body to the Riverview cemetery where it will be laid to rest with impressive ceremonies.
Mr. Kernott was in the tailoring business in East Liverpool for over 14 years and was very well thought of. He was charitable, genial, whole-souled and always willing to lend a helping hand to those who needed it.
He was born in Callensburtg, Pa., and lived in that state until coming to this city. He was married, his wife and one daughter preceding him to the grave several years ago. He is survived by his aged father in Venango county, Pa., and four brothers, J. E. and C. L., of Chicago; K. M., of Washington, Pa.; O. E., of East Liverpool and three sisters, Mrs. L. J. McIntyre, of Reynoldsville, Pa.; Mrs. G. B. Humphrey, of Dubois, Pa.; Miss Anna Kernott, Clintonville, Pa.