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Martins Ferry -- Isaac Ashton, one of our old residenters of this township, is lying very sick at his home just back of town. [The Wheeling Register, 9 Apr 1892, pg 2, tr by KT]

John W. Ellis, who was sent by our probate court to the Athens asylum from Martin's Ferry, has been granted a vacation from that institution on trial.  [Belmont Chronicle. (St. Clairsville, Ohio), 27 Aug. 1885, tr by KT]

Friday morning, a little one year old child of Mr. James Hoover, of Bellaire, was severely burned, by overturning a pan of hot water. [Belmont Chronicle. (St. Clairsville, Ohio), 27 Aug. 1885, tr by KT]

William Lynn, a coal miner of West Wheeling, was badly injured Friday by a fall of soapstone. [Belmont Chronicle. (St. Clairsville, Ohio), 27 Aug. 1885, tr by KT]

John McCrum, the well known huckster, is slowly recovering from an attack of typhoid fever, at his home in Morristown.  [Belmont Chronicle. (St. Clairsville, Ohio), 27 Aug. 1885, tr by KT]

Susan E. Shipman, of Martin's Ferry, and James W. Sells, of Richland township, have been adjudged insane by the probate court, and application made for their admission to the asylum at Athens.  [Belmont Chronicle. (St. Clairsville, Ohio), 27 Aug. 1885, tr by KT]

Samuel Taylor, Esq., of near East Richland, was in town Saturday for the first time since he had his leg broken several weeks ago.  [Belmont Chronicle. (St. Clairsville, Ohio), 27 Aug. 1885, tr by KT]



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