*Not a Complete Listing*
Clarence Larrison, an eight year old boy of Nelsonville, was struck on the head by the door of a barn which in some way was allowed to fall on him while being repaired. The child's skull was fractured and death soon resulted from the effects of the injury.
[The Athens Messenger, September 20, 1894]
Marshfield - Our fellow townsman, Mr. A. J. Loar, died on the 24th inst. of typhoid pneumonia. He was sick, but about eight days. He will be sadly missed by all, especially in the M. E. Church, where he was ever a constant and efficient worker. His bereaved family have the sympathy of all. Funeral services by Rev. Cherrington, pastor of M.E. Church.
Dies Sunday Near Stewart
Coolville-(Staff Special)-Mrs. Aretta Lidwock, 86, widow of Lewis C. Ludwick, died Sunday at the home of a daughter, Mrs. Vera Barnhart, near Stewart.
Born in Monroe County, daughter of Fielden and Mariah Semmons, Mrs. Ludwick came to Stewart with her parents at the age of seven, when the first railroad was opened to that area. Her father was the village blacksmith and built the first house in Stewart after the community was named.
Mrs. Ludwick is survived by two other daughters, Mrs. Florence Chalfant, North Jackson and Mrs. Audra Biddison, Stewart; besides a sister Mrs. Alice Bean, Nelsonville, and a brother, Frank Semmons, Athens RD; 33 grandchildren, 39 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by a son, two daughters, three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Ludwick was a member of the Rome Grange and the Stewart Methodist Church, where funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, 2 p.m., with burial in Stewart Cemetery. Friends may call at the White funeral home here.
[Athens Messenger. Jan. 2, 1950. — submitted by Anita Hamer]
Carl Ludwich [sic] Dies at Home
Louis L. Ludwich [sic], 97, died at his farm home near Stewart last night after being in failing health for over a year.
Mr. Ludwich, son of Henry and Christina Cornell, spent most of his life in Athens County and has lived on his farm near Stewart for the last 60 years.
He is survived by his wife, Aretta and three daughters, Mrs. Florence Chalfant, Jackson; Mrs. Audra Biddison, Stewart, and Mrs. Zara Barnhart, Coolville. Three children preceded him in death. Mr. Ludwich is also survived by 22 grandchildren and 31 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at the Stewart Methodist Church on Friday 2 p.m. with burial in the Stewart cemetery. Friends may call at the White Funeral Home until the hour of the services.
[Athens Messenger. June 19, 1946. — submitted by Anita Hamer]