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HALL – Zerelda, wife of Stuart Hall and dau of Isaac Darst, was born in Darst Bottom, St Charles co, Mo, 19 July 1814, and died 10 Aug 1877, near Cottleville, same co … She was married to her now bereaved husband, 10 Oct 1839. In 1840 she joined the MEC … She spent most of her life in the neighborhood where she was born, converted and married, and there she sleeps beside father and mother in the family burying ground at the old home place. – HP Bond
(Source: The St. Louis Christian Advocate; Compiled and Published by Mrs. Howard W. Woodruff, C.G.R.S.; Obituaries, July 1877 – Dec. 1879; 20 Aug. 1877; transcribed by Kim Mohler)


HAMBLEN, Nancy,  whose maiden name was Daughtry, was born in Lee Co., Va,  19 June 1784;  joined the ME Church at the age of 16; was married at 20;  emigrated from Va to Ind in 1814. The first 6 yrs she spent in Jennings Co,   then removed  to Bartholomew,  thence to Brown Co, where the rest of her life was spent. For many years she lived with Bro W P Taggart and family,  her son-in-law. Her husband preceded her twenty-five years. After coming  to this State she united with the United Brethren Church. When Liberty Chapel was organized about 2 yrs ago she had her name transferred to our Church...A few months before her death she went to visit her youngest daughter Mrs Hamilton Mead. She died in great peace, 24 June 1877,  at the ripe age of 93 yrs.  - J Branstetter
(Source: Extract from "St. Louis Christian Advocate" newspaper printed on December 26, 1877.  Transcribed by Barbara Z.)


HAMBLIN – Miss Armilda was born in Brown co, Ind, 19 Mar 1862. She died at the residence of her father, Jesse Hamblin, 6 Dec 1877. – JD Reese
(Source: The St. Louis Christian Advocate; Compiled and Published by Mrs. Howard W. Woodruff, C.G.R.S.; Obituaries, July 1877 – Dec. 1879; 26 Dec. 1877; transcribed by Kim Mohler)


HAMILTON, Mrs Margaret departed this life 26 June 1877, aged 50 years. She was a native of Ireland; emigrated to America in 1843 and located in Philadelphia, where she was married to John Hamilton and came to this county in 1853. She united with the E M Church soon after its organization in this county. She .left two children, Robert and Rebecca... Her remains were followed by a large concourse of people to the Rushville cemetery and laid by those of her husband. - J A Greening
(Source: Extract from "St. Louis Christian Advocate" newspaper printed on October 24, 1877.  Transcribed by Barbara Z.)


HAMLIN, Susannah, wife of George Hamlin and dau of David & Nancy Bayler, was b 8 Feb 1847, and died 18 Mar 1877. - W S Asbury
(Source: Extract from "St. Louis Christian Advocate" newspaper printed on August 6, 1877.  Transcribed by Barbara Z.)


HANGER – Mrs Naomi F was born 25 Jan 1845, in Rockbridge co, Va; married to MR Hanger in 1864, and died in Fayetteville, Ar, 18 Aug 1877 … She loved the Church and the ministry … May the Holy Spirit comfort the bereaved husband and children. – RS Hunter (This obit is for Mrs Naomi HANGER)
(Source: The St. Louis Christian Advocate; Compiled and Published by Mrs. Howard W. Woodruff, C.G.R.S.; Obituaries, July 1877 – Dec. 1879; 12 Sept. 1877; transcribed by Kim Mohler)


Dated 18 Feb. 1875 Gen. Chester Harding of St. Louis, who for more than a quarter of a century practiced law at the St. Louis bar, died on the 10th.  He was born at Northampton, Mass., in 1825, and was unmarried.
[Source: Pioneer Times. Oct. 1987, Vol 11, No 4. Typed by Joanne Scobee Morgan]


HARRISON – Abner was born in Rockingham co, Va, 14 Oct 1808, and died in Mexico, Mo, 22 July 1877. Early an orphan, he was taken and raised by Jesse Harrison, who by his first wife had but one child, Emily. The children were nearly grown before they knew themselves other than bro and sister. Said Emily became the wife of Rev Andrew Monroe … Abner was married four times, and was the father of 12 children, eight of which number are living, and with one exception are members of the Methodist Church. Uncle Abner was a Methodist of the old type … Three loving daus and devoted sons did all they could by the kindest attention and care to smoothe the rough way. – JF Monroe
(Source: The St. Louis Christian Advocate; Compiled and Published by Mrs. Howard W. Woodruff, C.G.R.S.; Obituaries, July 1877 – Dec. 1879; 5 Sept. 1877; transcribed by Kim Mohler)


Name of Deceased: Matilda Virginia Harrison
Newspaper: The Glasgow Weekly Times, Thursday
Date: October 28, 1858
Submitters Name: Kathy McDaniel

Obit: --Died.  In St. Louis, on the 25th, Miss Matilda Virginia, daughter of Mr. John Harrison, of this vicinity.


Poisoned Herself and Child.
St. Louis, Jan. 19.—On Saturday, Mrs. Mollie Harry administered a dose of "Rough on Rats" to her eight-year- old daughter Mamie and then took a large quantity of the same poison herself, dying in a few hours. The child will also die. Mamie became involved in a quarrel with the children of a neighbor. Mrs. Barry took her child's part, whereupon Mrs. Nichols, a sister of Mrs. Barry's objected. The mother said that if she could not protect her child she would kill her. She then purchased the poison and administered the fatal dose.
(Date: 1891-01-19; Paper: Repository. Submitted by Barb Z)


Dated 11 Mar 1875 Phillip W. Heermans, one of the oldest commission merchants in St. Louis, who for nearly 30 years was a member of the firm of Ewing & Co., committed suicide on the morning of the 6th.  He leaves a wife and 6 children.
[Source: Pioneer Times. Oct. 1987, Vol 11, No 4. Typed by Joanne Scobee Morgan]


Charles W. Heitzeberg, manager of the St Louis Dressed Beef and Provision Company, committed suicide by hanging himself in the slaughter house at the company's place of business. The cause of the act was despondency.
[Source: Adams County Free Press, 4-27-1893 pg 6. Submitted by Terry Dickens]


AMY EDITH HENRY
Submitters Name: RUTH ANN HENRY
Obit: Henry,Amy Edith (Nee Stedman) Of Valley Park, Mo Entered Into Rest Sat, Feb 22,1941, Beloved Wife Of Walter. W Henry,Dear Mother Of Jaunita Kneib, Klitah Elam, Dorthy Schneider, Harold V. Henry, Ille W. And Walter W. Henry Jr. Dear Sister Of Lucy Warner Of Oakwood. Ill.
Funeral Wed. 10 A.M. From Bopp Chapel, Kirkwood. Mo. Interment Gumbo, Cemetery. Chesterfield Mo.


Died on Jan 1, 1821, of pleurisy, after a short but painful illness of 10 days, Isaac N. Henry, one of the Editors of the St. Louis Enquirer 
[National Intelligencer, Wed Jan 31, 1821 Submitted by K. Torp]


HINDS – Jane W (Henniger), wife of Socrates Hinds, was born 1 Jan 1813, and died 16 Mar 1877, aged 64 yrs 2 mos 16 das. She was married to her now bereaved husband, 13 Sept 1833 and lived together 28 yrs. She had seven children, all of them united with the Methodist Church. God bless her family. – JW Perry
(Source: The St. Louis Christian Advocate; Compiled and Published by Mrs. Howard W. Woodruff, C.G.R.S.; Obituaries, July 1877 – Dec. 1879; 23 July 1877; transcribed by Kim Mohler)


HINTON – Asenath, wife of Dempsey Hinton, was born in Apr 1808 and died in hope of heaven near Commerce, Scott co, Mo, 24 Aug 1877. – HN Watts
(Source: The St. Louis Christian Advocate; Compiled and Published by Mrs. Howard W. Woodruff, C.G.R.S.; Obituaries, July 1877 – Dec. 1879; 19 Sept. 1877; transcribed by Kim Mohler)


OLIVE ENNIS HITE.
This distinguished writer, who was the first regularly assigned woman reporter in the United States, and for many years past, dean of the newspaper women of the Southwest, passed away in Los Angeles, California, on Thursday, November 4, 1915.
For nearly a decade Mrs. Hite had been living a retired life in the City of the Angeles. A complication of diseases and the death of her only son made her almost a recluse, although she still wrote occasionally for eastern publications.
As the young bride of Lieutenant Ennis, of the Third Cavalry, she came across the plains to New Mexico in 1866, with General Greer’s command and took garrison in Santa Fe under General Carleton, an officer held in grateful remembrance by old-time New Mexicans. An index of her courage even then is that she made that long, hard, perilous journey “in expectancy.” Only a few weeks after the arrival in Santa Fe her boy Carleton was born. She became, and for years remained, a notable factor in the social and intellectual life of the “ancient capital.”
After Lieutenant Ennis was killed in an “Indian trouble,” she went east and secured a billet as reporter on the Cincinnati Enquirer, being the first American woman to come thus into the actual grind of daily newspapering. For twelve years she held this pioneer position with credit. Then the call of the West came strong again. She worked awhile in St. Louis, on the way---on a newspaper---and then came home to the New Mexico she loved. For many years she was probably the best known woman in the (then) Territory; and no other writer, editorial or contributory, had more respect.
Here she married Wallace Worth Hite, a genuine and sympathetic partnership dissolved only by her death. They took up a “dry ranch” among the pines on the east flank of the Manzanos; and from there, amid their arduous labors against the wilderness, she did some of her best writing, under the pen name of “Hawthorne.”
About 1891 they started in Alburquerque one of the brightest, bravest, and most likable weeklies ever issued in the Southwest - the Albuquerque Times. It had a literary flavor, then uncommon in New Mexico---and conscience and courage as rare. Into the very thick of the corrupt and dangerous politics of the day this new knight errant rode dauntless and indomitable. It chronicled a dozen political murders in its few years of life and was itself the mark of many threats which were not hollow.
But the valiant little Times was ahead of its time, and it was starved out by those large interests which could not scare it.
Thousands of old-timers of the Southwest remember and will mourn this notable little woman. To her fearlessness she added poise. Her mind was unusually alert, clear, and just, and her sympathies broad, her loyalty invincible.
(Source: Old Santa Fe, April 1916, Vol. III No. 10, pages 97-98; transcribed by Richard Ramos)


HOBBS – Lucele, eldest dau of Stanley & Anna Hobbs, was born in Independence, Mo, 28 Jan 1875, and died in Denver, 8 July 1877 … Her grandma’s pet and a favorite of all who knew her. – AAM
(Source: The St. Louis Christian Advocate; Compiled and Published by Mrs. Howard W. Woodruff, C.G.R.S.; Obituaries, July 1877 – Dec. 1879; 19 Sept. 1877; transcribed by Kim Mohler)

Death
At the St. Louis Hospital, Feb. [?]th, 1863, from a wound in the hip, received at the battle of Vicksburg, Franklin L. Holley, of the 15th Ill. Reg. Co. K, aged 22 years.(The Journal And Republican (Lowville, NY) – Wednesday, March 18, 1863)
Jim Dezotell


Obituary of Mary Grace Unger Holloway
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, St. Louis, Missouri, August 9, 2006
Holloway, Mary Grace Unger
   Holloway, Mary Grace Unger 99, passed away Saturday, August 5, 2006 at Brooking Park, Chesterfield, MO with family members at her side. Mary  was born May 2, 1907 in Camden Township, Schuyler County, Illinois to John C. Unger and Agnes B. Unger. She was married to Jerome K. Holloway  who preceded her in death in 1969.
   Three sisters, Leah D. Martin, Sarah B. Unger and Iva L. Heinz and two brothers, Emery Unger and Vernon Unger also preceded her in death.
   Mary graduated from Bradley University in Peoria, IL in 1928. Upon graduation, she worked as a financial and drama reporter for the  Washington Times and Herald in Washington, D.C. until 1935. At that time she started her long and successful career with the federal government,  starting first with the Department of Agriculture and then serving 13 years in the General Accounting Office. In 1950, Mary went to work for  the I.R.S. where she remained for 15 years, setting the standards and placement procedures for office auditors, revenue agents and criminal  investigators. Mary has resided in St. Louis since 1969. She was a member of the League of Women Voters, Women for City Living, and the  Centenary Methodist Church of St. Louis, in addition to being an avid crossword puzzler, a voracious reader and the family humorist and  storyteller.
   She is survived by step-sons Jerome K. (Gertrud) Holloway, Jr., John  E. (Ann) Holloway and the late J. Donald (Donna) Holloway;  12 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren and 6 great-great-grandchildren. She was a special aunt to James J. (Janice) Heinz, Maribell L.  Knickerbocker and many great nieces and nephews. Mary was also aunt to the late Jerry C. (Ruth) Martin, James O. (Alice) Martin, the late Etta  J. (Howard) Walters, the late Jack L. Martin, Earl Jr. (Norma Jean) Martin, Julia A. (Leo) Leonard, the late Joseph P. Martin, John D.  Martin and the late Jo Ann Martin.
   Services: She will be interred in the Gate of Heaven Cemetery in Wheaton, Maryland. A memorial service will be celebrated at the  Centenary Methodist Church (16th and Olive in St. Louis) at 2 p.m. Wednesday, August 9, 2006. Memorials may be made to the Centenary
Methodist Church (mailing address: 55 Plaza Square, St. Louis, MO 63013.) ST. LOUIS CREMATION.

St. Louis Post-Dispatch, St. Louis, Missouri August 13, 2006
Holloway, Mary Grace Unger 99
   Holloway, Mary Grace Unger 99, passed away Saturday, August 5, 2006 at Brooking Park, Chesterfield, MO with family members at her side.
   Mary was born May 2, 1907 in Camden Township, Schuyler County, Illinois to John C. Unger and Agnes B. Unger. She was married to Jerome K. Holloway who preceded her in death in 1969. Three sisters, Leah D. Martin, Sarah B. Unger and Iva L. Heinz and two brothers, Emery Unger  and Vernon Unger also preceded her in death.
   Mary graduated from Bradley University in Peoria, IL in 1928. Upon graduation, she worked as a financial and drama reporter for the  Washington Times and Herald in Washington, D.C. until 1935. At that time she started her long and successful career with the federal government,  starting first with the Department of Agriculture and then serving 13 years in the General Accounting Office. In 1950, Mary went to work for  the I.R.S. where she remained for 15 years, setting the standards and placement procedures for office auditors, revenue agents and criminal  investigators. Mary has resided in St. Louis since 1969. She was a member of the League of Women Voters, Women for City Living, and the  Centenary Methodist Church of St. Louis, in addition to being an avid crossword puzzler, a voracious reader and the family humorist and  storyteller.   She is survived by step-sons Jerome K. (Gertrud) Holloway, Jr., John E. (Ann) Holloway and the late J. Donald (Donna) Holloway; 12  grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren and 6 great-great-grandchildren. She was a special aunt to James J. (Janice) Heinz, Maribell L.  Knickerbocker and many great nieces and nephews. Mary was also aunt to the late Jerry C. (Ruth) Martin, James O. (Alice) Martin, the late Etta  J. (Howard) Walters, the late Jack L. Martin, Earl Jr. (Norma Jean) Martin, Julia A. (Leo) Leonard, the late Joseph P. Martin, John D.  Martin and the late Jo Ann Martin. Services: She will be interred in the Gate of Heaven Cemetery in Wheaton, Maryland. 
A memorial service will be celebrated at the Centenary Methodist Church (16th and Olive in St. Louis) at 2 p.m.  Wednesday, August 9, 2006. Memorials may be made to the Centenary Methodist Church (mailing address: 55 Plaza Square, St. Louis, MO 63013.) ST. LOUIS CREMATION.


HORNER, Barbara died at the residence of her son, Bro David Horner,  14 July 1877 in the 88th year of her age.    She was an honored member of the ME Church seventy years.....- A.T. Lewis
(Source: Extract from "St. Louis Christian Advocate" newspaper printed on July 30, 1877.  Transcribed by Barbara Z.)


WILLIAM F. HUMBLE DROPS DEAD
- WILLIAM F. HUMBLE, a laborer, 40 years old. living at No. 3621 North Broadway, dropped dead yesterday morning while conversing with his wife and children at his home. The body was removed to the morgue. Heart trouble is supposed to have caused his sudden demise.
(The St. Louis Republic. (St. Louis, Mo.) October 28, 1901. Transcribed by Nancy Mayo)


HYMAN – Peter was born 29 Feb 1808, in Hamilton co, Ohio; raised in Newport, Campbell co, Ky, where in his sixteenth year, he joined the Methodist Church. In 1838 he came to Monticello, Lewis co, Mo. He died in Monticello, at the old homestead, in the bosom of his son’s family, the 8th of the present month. – L Rush
(Source: The St. Louis Christian Advocate; Compiled and Published by Mrs. Howard W. Woodruff, C.G.R.S.; Obituaries, July 1877 – Dec. 1879; 27 Aug. 1877; transcribed by Kim Mohler)
 



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