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Gladwin County, Michigan
Obituaries and Death Notices

Rose Anna (Robinson) Cain
Wife of Albert Cain of this city died Dec 23 1904 age 30 years 3 months and 13 days from childbirth. They came here about a year ago. An infant child and two small children were left without a mother's care. Funeral services were held Sunday conducted by Rev. O.F. Bulman. [Contributed by Nancy Dalle]

Hugh Corey
Bay City, June 4. - Hugh Corey, 15, of Gladwin, died at a local hospital Thursday night of burns received April 28 while working on a telephone pole when a live wire came in contact with his body.[Source: Grand Rapids Press (4 June 1921) tr. by MZ]

Henry Emery
Henry Emery died at his residence in Grout, June 18, aged 72 years. Funeral services were held June 20, Rev. J. S. DeLong officiating. He leaves four children. [28 June 1900, Saginaw News]

James Foster
Instantly Killed -- James Foster Shot Dead by Andrew Glenn at Esteys
Gladwin, Jan 29 - At the village of Esteys, in the township of Bentley, Gladwin county, on Saturday, Andrew Glenn shot and instantly killed James Foster. The men lived together.  The shooting occurred early in the morning, but no one was informed until nearly evening.  Glenn was then arrested by Deputy Sheriff Benton of Rhodes, and was brought to Gladwin and lodged in Jail.  Glenn admists the shooting, but claims it was an accident.  Others claim that there was an accident.  Others claim that there has been bad feeling between the two for some time, and that the shooting is the result. [Ann Arbor Argus; 2 Feb 1894]

Alvina Kelley
Alvina, wife of Frank Kelley, died at her residence in Sage township, May 20, aged 18 years. She had been married 15 months and leaves no children. Her husband, father and mother and one brother survive her. The remains Were interred in the Gladwin township cemetery, May 22. [25 May 1900 Saginaw News]

Henry Martin
Died at his home in Gladwin, after an illness of over nine months, Henry Martin, aged 86 years. For many years Mr. Martin resided in Sandstone township. [Source: Jackson Citizen Patriot (29 Jan. 1904) tr. by FoFG]

John S. McGregor
Detroit, Mich., Jan. 25. - John S. McGregor, eighty-two years old, and one of the pioneers of Saginaw and Midland counties, lumberman and hotel keeper in the timber days, and at one time county treasurer of Gladwin, died here of general debility. He was the first treasurer of Gladwin. [Source: Grand Rapids Press (Saturday, 25 Jan. 1913) tr. by MZ]

James W. Myers
James W. Myers of Saginaw, died August 20, 1929, at Ford hospital, Detroit, following a critical operation on his head. Mr. Myers was a former resident of Gladwin coming here from Ohio about 1904, and engaging in the poultry business under the firm name of Myer & Chilcote, later he engaged in the shoe business with E. H. Waller, who is now proprietor of the Tamarack Inn at Houghton Heights. The firm name was Waller & Myers. Later he branched into the dry goods line, taking as his partner John F. Englehardt. He bought out Mr. Englehardt interest in the business when Mr. Englehardt enlisted in the World War. In 1921, Mr. Myers moved to Saginaw where he had bought a dry goods business. He was married in Gladwin to Miss Susie Hunter, September 5, 1906. Two daughters, Virginia and Maxine, were born to them. In 1906 Mr. Myers joined the Gladwin F. & A.M. Lodge No. 397, and was a member until 1927, when he was transferred to Saline lodge No. 155, Saginaw. During Mr. Myers, residence in Gladwin he was active in social and civic affairs and held the office of city clerk. Funeral services were held at the South Saginaw Presbyterian church, Thursday, at 2 p.m., conducted by Rev. A. J. Preston. The pall bearers were Willard Walton, E. A. Coan, Charles Oglestone and Glen W. Wagar of Gladwin, Will Hause of Bay City and D. A. Reid, a Saginaw druggist, located near the Myers store. He is survived by his wife and two daughters. [Source: Gladwin County Record, dated 29 Aug 1929; Col 5 pg 5]

John Lorenzo Myers
John Lorenzo Myers died Wednesday, March 7, 1928, at his home in Tobacco township of Bright's disease. Mr. Myers was born Jan. 30, 1847 in Custer county, Ohio. He served 3 years and 3 months in the Civil war, enlisting June 3, 1862. He was discharged owing to sickness but re-enlisted at the expiration of the time and serving 3 months more. He was promoted from private to corporal in company A, 128 Ohio regiment. After the war he worked in the oil fields for about 6 years had a drug store at Cygnet, Custer county, Ohio. In 1899 he came to Gladwin county and located on a farm in Tobacco township. He has lived in Arkansas, Ohio and Michigan. He was married Oct. 29, 1875 to Laura Beatty, Nine children were born to them, seven of whom, George, Myrtle, Byron, Lorenzo, Jr., May, Adam and one baby unnamed are deceased. Two daughters, Mrs. Helen Shaffer of Beaverton and Mrs. Leona Disel of Findley, Ohio, two grandchildren, Doris and Delos Disel and Mrs. Myers survive him. He was a member of the Knights of Pythias. The funeral was held at Dale, Saturday afternoon, March 10, at 2 o'clock conducted by Rev. A. J. Preston. The pallbearers were: John Flock, Charles Tolles, William Richardson, Elmer Coolidge, Ira Brand and Henry Smith. [Gladwin County Record dated 15 Mar 1928 Column 3; pg 4]

Mrs. Frank Niggeman
The wife of Frank Niggeman, banker, of Beaverton,, died June 19 of typho-malarial fever at. Coleman, where she was visiting relatives. She leaves a husband and little girl.  [28 June 1900, Saginaw News]

Samuel Scott
Samuel Scott, pioneer and farmer of Gladwin county, died at his residence in Tobacco June 12. [13 June 1900, Saginaw News]

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