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Submitted by Cheryl Skinner unless otherwise noted.

Easton, John : John Easton, 25, of London England, who had resided with his grandfather, John Rowan of Shadyside in 1946 and attended Shadyside School, died Feb 4 of a heart attack while enroute home from work. Mr. Easton returned to England after a year with his grandfather, later the family moved to Bellaire where they resided one year and he attended First Ward School. They returned to their home in England in 1950. Surviving in addition to his grandfather are his parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Easton; a brother and sister, Charles and Mrs. Mary Roberts all of London; an aunt and three uncles, Mrs. Mary O'Grady, James and Charles Rowan Jr., Wheeling. Funeral services and burial were in London.

Edwards, Sol.: From eight to ten thousand persons attended the funeral services over the remains of the late Sol. Edwards Sunday afternoon, and about two thousand members of union labor and the members of the Eagles lodge were in the line of march, while three brass bands furnished the music, and it required three carriages to haul the floral tributes. The funeral services were conducted from the family home in Aetnaville, and was in charge of the Bridgeport aerie of Eagles. Rev. William Lewis, of Cleveland, former pastor of the Welsh Congregational church of Martins Ferry, and an old friend of the Edwards family, officiated. Following the services in the home and after the members of the family and relatives had taken leave of the remains, the friends and members of the orders were invited to view the remains. About 1,400 members of union labor and the order of Eagles filed past the casket and viewed the body. The funeral procession was fully two miles in length. The funeral was perhaps the largest ever held in Eastern Ohio. At the cemetery Rev. William Lewis officiated and the order of Eagles held their ritual services. Llewellyn Lewis, Vice President of the Amalgamated Association, then pronounced a short eulogy over the dead. The active pallbearers were the three brothers, Robert, John and William, George Evans and John Klink(sic), brothers-in-law of the deceased, and an intimate friend, James Jones. The honorary pallbearers of the Amalgamated Association were: harry Davis, of Belmont Lodge; John Yost, of Mountain City; A. Weidman, of Prosperity; David Jones, of Louis Avon; Robert McGuire of Ohio Valley, and James O'Toole, of Crescent Lodge. The honorary pallbearers of the vis, Thomas Johns, H. Porter, O. Lisby, Chris Hores and Frank Coss. Among the Amalgamated officials present were Assistance Secretary Michael Tighe and Insurance Secretary Raymond Bauer, of Pittsburg, and Vice President Llewellyn Lewis. The orders in attendance were the Eagles, of Bridgeport; Amalgamated lodges Mountain City, Louis Avon, Belmont and Ohio Valley, of Martins Ferry; Prosperity, Crescent and Friendship Lodges of Wheeling; Local No. 15 A. F. G., W. U., of Martins; Ferry; Stationary Engineers, Painters and Decorators, of Martins Ferry; Martins Ferry Foresters. There were delegations from new Castle, Steubenville, Follansbee, and a number of other union labor organizations.
[Note: The correct spelling of John Klink's surname is Clink. Burial was in Riverview Cemetery, Martins Ferry] The Wheeling Intelligencer, 21 Mar 1910 - Transcribed and submitted by Nancy S. Edwards]

Evans, Andrew C. (Andras Ivan Csore): Andrew suffered a heart attack while at work US Steel, Gary, In. Brothers: Janos (John) may of been deceased; Jozsef (Joseph) Homestead,Pa.; Pal (Paul) wife Maria, Martins Ferry, Ohio, Sisters: Maria (Mary) husband John Tirpak, Martins Ferry, Ohio; Julianna (Julia) husband Andrew Smayda (Smajda), Merrillville, In. Children: Andrew, Emory, Ernest, Violet, Jean, John, Ann, Marie, and Tillie; One grandson Emory Jr.. preceded in death by 6 children all in Martins Ferry, Ohio. Many neices and nephews; two neices, Maria Csore and Magdolna Csore Kaulics and their familys in Mucsony, Hungary. They were the daughters of Andrews brother John, who came here, but died.

Evans, Anna Daniels: Anna Daniels Evans, 92, 142 N. 10th St. Cambridge, died Saturday, Feb 13, 1993 at Guernsey Memorial Hospital. She was born Oct 9, 1900 at Kingston, PA., daughter of the late James and Mary Williams Daniels. She was a member of First Presbyterian Church Cambridge and a member of Oak Hill Chapter Order of Eastern Star. She was preceded in death by her husband, the Rev. Dr. Byron B. Evans in 1968, who was former pastor at First Presbyterian Church, Barnesville. Following retirement he was interim pastor at Senecaville Presbyterian Church. Surviving are a son, Clark Evans of Cambridge; one daughter, Mrs. Richard (Beverly) Beardmore of Beaver, PA.; six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Services were held Tuesday afternoon at Scott Funeral home with Dr. John Arnold and Rev. Philip Fletcher officiating. Burial was made in Crestview Cemetery, Barnesville. [Barnesville Enterprise pg. 2 17 Feb 1993]

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