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Belinda Blackburn

Died Feb. 9, 1900

East Liverpool Tribune

This aged lady, 78 years, the last living representative of the pioneer Blackburn family, died on Friday last at her home near Spring Grove camp ground. The funeral took place Sunday afternoon , Rev. Holtz, of Wellsville, officiated and the remains were laid to rest in the Blackburn cemetery on the Blackburn farm.


Celina Blackburn-Reed

Died Feb. 12, 19000

East Liverpool Tribune

This well known lady, died, on Monday, at the home of herself and late aunt – Belinda Blackburn, whose funeral took place Sunday. Mrs. Reed was very ill at the time with pneumonia. She was a daughter of the late Milo Blackburn, and was married to Joseph Reed who formerly lived in this city, and engaged in the meat trade. Her husband had been dead a number of years, and she has since made her home with the aged aunt, whose death preceded her so short a time. She was a member of the M. E. church, this city. Of this well known pioneer family only one sister survives – Mrs. George Perry. She will be laid beside her many relatives in the old cemetery on her grandfather's farm. The family came here about 1799, and settled on the land where she lies sleeping. The William and Mary Blackburn who died in England and left the gr fortune that an effort is now being made to get, were brother and sister of Belinda Balckburn's father Anthony Blackburn who came to America before the Revolutionary war, and because of the ?? could never get the estate left by brother and sister; in England, ?? never married. Mrs. George Perry now the sole living heir to the two late Blackburn farms near this city.


Miss Alva Jackman

Died Dec. 17, 1899

East Liverpool Tribune

Miss Alva Jackson, of this city, died at 5 o'clock Sunday morning in a Cleveland sanitarium, from nervous prostration and spinal trouble. Deceased had been an invalid for years past, and had been in the sanitarium since last August. Her death is believed t have found its origin in a fall she received on the ice when but fifteen years of age.

The deceased was widely known and was an ardent Christian. Her mother, Mrs. N. P. Jackman, resides at 190 Thompson avenue. She is survived by the following brothers and sisters: Howard, Chicago; Sanford and Charles, El Reno, Oklahoma; Allen, Weathersford, Oklahoma; Mrs. Hattie Mardis, Salem; Mrs. Ida Campbell, New Cumberland; Mrs. E. V. Ferral, Mrs. John Scott, Mrs. Claude Nease and Miss Mame Jackman, of this city.


Robert Drabble

Died Nov. 22, 1899

East Liverpool Tribune

Robert Drabble was found dead in bed Wednesday at the ho of his daughter, Mrs. Nellie Allen, West Market street.

He had suffered recently of heart trouble. Deceased was an old resident and well known. He was aged 62 years. Six children survive. Interment from St. Aloysius church will take place Saturday.


Samuel Fisher

Died Dec. 26, 1899

East Liverpool Tribune

Samuel Fisher, aged 60 years, a well known Middleton township farmer, died Tuesday night at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Wm. Hays, of east end, Pittsburg. Mr. Fisher had been ill with typhoid fever at his home near Clarkson, and during convalescence several weeks ago, was taken to the home of his daughter in Pittsburg. Later he had a relapse.

Deceased was on of the most progressive farmers of the county. He had long been a prominent member of the Clarkson Presbyterian church. He leaves two daughters, Mrs. Wm Hays and Miss Mame Fisher, his wife having died about two months ago. Interment at Homewood, Pa., Friday.


Mrs. Laura Nickle

Died Feb. 5 1900

East Liverpool Tribune

Mrs. Laura Nickle, of Hookstown, died Monday morning. Deceased was a sister of Mrs. John N. Stewart, and a sister-in-law of Mr. Murray Nickle, both of this city. Funeral took place from Hookstown, at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday. Many fiends of the deceased from this city attended the funeral.


Samuel Ashbaugh

Died Feb. 6, 1900

East Liverpool Tribune

Samuel Ashbaugh, aged seventy-four years, a pioneer potter, who for forty years past has been with the Knowles, Taylor & Knowles Pottery Co., died Tuesday afternoon. Stomach trouble was the cause of death. He leaves a wife and seven children. Deceased was a veteran of the civil war, being a member of Gen. Lyon Post, No. 44 G. A. R. The funeral will occur this afternoon, and interment will be at Spring Grove.


Mrs. Ellison Manley

Died May 25, 1899

East Liverpool Tribune

Mrs. Ellison Manley died Thursday evening, May 25, at her home, corner Third street and City hall square. She was 66 years old and has live in East Liverpool over forty years. Her maiden name was Maria Wildblood, a sister of the late James Wildblood. Her husband was a brother of Hollande and Jethro Manley, and he died several years ago. Mrs. Manley has been ill with rheumatism for several years, but her last illness was only of a few weeks' duration, and death resulted from a complication of diseases She was a noble good woman and loving mother to her family, and enjoyed the respect of the community in all the long years she has lived in East Liverpool She leaves eight living children – Thomas, Jethro Jr., Mrs. Thomas Buckley, Mrs. Charles Simms, Will, Mrs. Robert Tolbert, Olly and Job. Will is at Manila, and was a member of "Co. E" who re-enlisted in the regular army. One sister of deceased Mrs. Eardley, of Tranton, is the last living member of the older Wildblood family. Interment will be at Riverview.


Mrs. John D. Stewart

Died May 23, 1899

East Liverpool Tribune

Mrs. John D. Stewart died at her home two miles south of Chester, Tuesday. Deceased has been an invalid for several years. She leaves a husband, six sons and her daughters – namely, Thomas, Edwin, Charles, Oscar, Gus, Nicholas, Bertha, Maud and Mrs. Fred Hobbs, all of Grant district. Several brothers and sisters also survive.


William Homer Gladden

Died Jan. 24, 1900

East Liverpool Tribune

William Homer Gladden, youngest son of Rev. W H. Gladden, died Wednesday of Pneumonia. Deceased was aged 18 years, and was a student attending the high school. The school in mourning for their companion, and elegant floral tributes came from them.


Miss Elizabeth McCready

Died Jan. 22, 1900

East Liverpool Tribune

Miss Elizabeth McCready, aged 59 years, died Monday evening at her home near Hookstown. Deceased was a sister of Thomas McCready, formerly in the harness business in this city, and Harry McCready, who resides on Sixth street. She lived with her two other sisters, all unmarried. The funeral will take place Thursday afternoon at 1 o'clock; interment at Mill Creek church.


Raymond Shepherd

Died May 23, 1899

East Liverpool Tribune

Pittsburg papers on Tuesday contained the following death announcement, with the request that East Liverpool papers copy:

Shepherd – On Sunday, January 21, 1900, Raymond, beloved husband of Mary Shepherd, (nee Dunnigan), in the 34th year of his age.

Funeral services from his late residence, 6 Charles street, Allegheny, on Tuesday, at 2 p.m.


Mrs. Letitia Curry

Died Jan. 23, 1900

East Liverpool Tribune

Mrs. Letitia B. Curry, one of the oldest inhabitants of East Liverpool, and most universally popular with all who knew her, died Tuesday, January 23, 1900, at 5 p.m. Her death was caused by fatty degeneration of the heart, and came suddenly, although she had not been well for some time. Mrs. Curry died at her home in the west end, near Riverside park, where she had lived for three years. Her funeral will take place Friday, January 25, at 2 p.m., interment being in Riverview cemetery.

Mrs. Curry was born in Pittsburg, April 30, 1828. Her maiden name was Jack, and a number of relatives still live in the State of her birth. She was married to the late William E. Curry, who died in November, 1898. The family came to East Liverpool from Pittsburg twenty-five years ago, and Mr. Curry went into the furniture and undertaking business. He was a member of the firm of Anderson & Curry, whose place of business was on Second street.

Four children survive Mrs. Curry – William J. and Frank F., and Mrs. C. F. Johnson, of East Liverpool, and Mrs. E. J. Moody, of Santa Barbara, Cal. Three sisters are also living – Mrs. F. W. Hay, of Johnstown, Pa., Mrs. J. L. Hurst, of McKeesport, Pa., and Miss Presillia Jack, Greensburg. Miss Fannie Jack and Mrs. Chal. Peterson, both of East Liverpool, are nieces.


Mrs. Samuel Stewart

Died Jan. 18, 1900

East Liverpool Tribune

Mrs. Samuel Stewart, aged 51 years, died last Thursday at her home near Hookstown, Pa., after a lingering illness. The deceased was a sister of Mrs. Samuel Manor, of Sixth street, this city. Mr. and Mrs. Manor attended the funeral, which occurred Saturday.


Mrs. Matilda Crosser

Died Dec. 25, 1899

East Liverpool Tribune

Mrs. Matilda Crosser, the venerable mother of County Recorder E. M. Crosser, passed away in death here Christmas day from ureamia. Mrs. Crosser was the widow of the late Harry Crosser, of Center township, who died less than a year ago. Mrs. Crosser had been residing with her daughter at Kensington for several months and only a few days ago came to this city to visit her son. Mrs. Crosser was 64 years of age. Prior to her marriage, which occurred 46 years ago, she was miss Matilda Scott, of Minerva. She is survived by three children, County Recorder E. M. Crosser, Mrs. Frank McAllister and Mrs. Minnie Roller, who reside near Kensington. She was an estimable, Christian woman, as the many benevolent and charitable acts of her life will testify. – Lisbon Patriot

ELWOOD BABB - Obituary

Elwood Babb.

Died Mar. 5, 1900

East Liverpool Tribune

Elwood Babb, aged 31 years, a resident of the south side, died Monday, after an illness lasting all winter. First he suffered an illness of fever, which developed later into consumption. Less than one year ago deceased married Margaret Allison and a two-months-old child and wife survive. Interment in the new cemetery here was made on Wednesday.

HUGH TOLAND - Obituary

Hugh Toland

Mar. 6, 1900

East Liverpool Tribune

Hugh Tolland, aged 42 years, died Tuesday, after years of suffering. Deceased left a wife and two sons. Interment in the Catholic cemetery took place this morning.