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Belmont County, Ohio
Genealogy and History



Submitted by Cheryl Skinner unless otherwise noted.

Uffner, John D. : John D. "Pete" Uffner, 76 of Brownsville, died Thursday, Sep. 22, 1988. Mr. Uffner was a lifetime resident of Brownsville and postmaster at the Brownsville Post Office for over 30 years. He was a Sergeant in the U. S. Army and a World War II veteran. He was active horseman and hunter. He was born Sep 15, 1912 in Brownsville. He was preceded in death by his wife, Flora E. Holmes Uffner, who died Oct 25, 1971, and one sister. Surviving are three sons, Donald J. Uffner and George R. Uffner, both of Brownsville and Coy G. Glass of Caldwell; one brother, Rodney ?. Uffner of Brighton, MI.; and one sister, Mrs. Henry (June) Brian of Brownsville. Friends called Sunday at Criss Brothers Funeral Home , Newark Ohio. Services were held Monday at the funeral home with the Rev. Robert L. Knox officiating. Burial was in Cedar Hill Cemetery, Brownsville.

Uhl, Martha S. : Martha Susan Uhl, 60, of Williamstown, WV., died Friday February 20 in Marietta Memorial Hospital. She was born Feb 17, 1921 at Marietta to Monroe David and Susie Bel Farson Uhl. She was a 1939 graduate of Williamstown High School and was on the commission for the Williamstown Public Library. She was a member of the Williamstown Baptist Church and had been employed at the Corning Glass Co. for 38 years. She was a member of the historical committee who wrote "Fruitful Valley" a history of Williamstown. She also wrote the history of the Uhl and the DeSteiger families and a history of the early settlers of Williamstown. She was a member of the Bicentennial Commission of Williamstown. Surviving are two sisters, Mrs. Dorothy Lewis at home and Mrs. Nell Carpenter of Beverly; two nieces and two great-nieces. Services were held Monday in the McClure-Schafer Funeral Home with the Rev. Charles R. Case officiating. Burial was made in Riverview Cemetery. [Barnesville Enterprise.]

Uhrick, John : John "Lefty" Uhrick, 86, Blaine, died Thursday, Oct 9, 1997 at his home. He was born April 20, 1922 in Maynard, a son of the late Stephen and Veronica Hadzima Uhrick. He was a retired press operator for the former Clevelite Corp., and Army Veteran of World War II, a member of All Saints Catholic Church at Blaine and Bridgeport Eagles Aeries 995. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a brother, Joseph Uhrick; a sister Sue Collins. Surviving are his wife, Christine Grum Uhrick; two sons, John Jr. of Westerville and Frank of Bellaire, a brother Steven "Buck" Uhrick of Blaine; two sisters, Anne McVay of Richmond VA. and Mary Adkins of St. Clairsville; four granddaughters. Friends will be received today 2 to 9 p.m. at Wilson Funeral Home Brookside, where services will be held Saturday at 1:30 p.m. with the Rev. Michael Rotolo officiating. Burial follows in St. Anthony's Cemetery, Blaine.

Uhrick, Stella : Stella V. Kowalski Uhrick, 75, of Blaine, died Saturday, Jan 1, 1994 in East Ohio Regional Hospital Martins Ferry. She was born June 12, 1918 at Glenns Run, a daughter of the late George and Valeria Dolecki Kowalski. She was a member of All Saints Catholic Church, Blaine and Catholic Women's Club. She was preceded in death by two brothers, Michael and Alex Kowalski; sister, Carolyn Sechrest. Surviving are her husband, Steve; a son, Joseph of Orlando FL.; three daughters, Mary Violet Uhrick of Glenview, IL., Mrs. Michael (Janet) Front of St. Clairsville and Annette Uhrick of Cincinnati; a brother, George Kowalski of Pensacola FL.; four sisters, Helen Gorence of Bridgeport, Violet Sullivan of Colerain, Josephine Matuska and Wanda Gorcoff both of Akron; two grandchildren. Friends will be received today 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at Wilson Funeral Home Brookside. Funeral liturgy with Mass will be celebrated at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at All Saints Catholic Church, with Rev. Michael Rotolo officiating. Burial in Linwood Cemetery, Blaine. Vigil service at 7 p.m. today in the funeral home.

Ulczynski, Henry : Henry Ulczynski, Millersburg, formerly of Dillonvale, died Monday, Mar 6, 1995 in Millersburg. He was born January 26, 1909 in Piney Fork, son of the late Peter Ulczynski and Stephanie Szozepanski Ulczynski. He was a retired employee of the Ellanovitz Salvage Yard in Dinnonvale, a dairy farmer, a U.S. Army Veteran of World War II, a member of St. Peters Catholic Church in Millersburg and the Killbuck VFW Post No. 7079. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a son, two brothers and two sisters. Surviving are his wife, Rose Wiczulis Wanat Ulczynski of Millersburg; a stepson Mitchell Wanat of Millersburg; two brothers Bob Ulczynski of Dillonvale and Joseph Ulczynski of Columbus IN.' Tow sisters, Sarah Kruzeweski of Columbus, IN., Velma Besece of Morristown; seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation will be today 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Wilson Funeral Home Dillonvale, where services will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Leonard Cencula officiating. Burial will be in Highland Cemetery, Mt. Pleasant. Dillonvale American Legion Post No. 529 will conduct full military graveside services.

Ullman, Elmer : Elmer (Pete) Ullman, Caldwell route 6, died Tuesday morning, September 20, 1988, one day before his 75th birthday. Mr. Ullman was born in Harriettsville, on Sept 21, 1913, the only son of Ed and Nellie Bonar Ullman. He was retired from Cleveland Graphite Bronze; was a former mayor of Belle Valley; a member of the Noble Lodge 459 F. & A. M.: a member of Christ The Saviour Orthodox Church in Byesville. Surviving are his wife, Elizabeth (Betty) Ullman whom he married Feb 24, 1940; one daughter, Mrs. Alan (Tanya) Cox, of route 6 Caldwell; two grandchildren; nieces and nephews; and one uncle, Blaine Ullman, of Caldwell. Friends will be received at McVay Funeral Home Wednesday, 4 to 7 p.m. where Masonic Services will be held at 7 p.m. Calling hours will be observed Thursday 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. and Panahida services will be observed at 7:30 p.m. Funeral service will be Friday at 11:00 a.m. at McVay Funeral Home.

Ullman, Henry : Henry Ullman, who would have observed his 90th birthday next April, died Wednesday at Marietta Memorial Hospital, following a short illness of complications. He was one of three brothers who settled in Harriettsville community from Germany and lived there his entire life in the Sandy Point community. Surviving are the following children; Robert of the home; Jacob, of Little Hocking; Gus, of Marion. VA., Clara Shank, of Lower Salem; Edna Lucas of Warner; Lola Warren of Whipple; Minnie Nieb, of Lebanon; and Freda Cale of Lower Salem. Funeral services will be held Friday at 1 p.m. from the home and final services at 2 p.m. from the Evangelical Church, near Harriettsville. Gardner Funeral Home, Stafford is in charge. [The Journal, 28 Nov 1940 pg. 8]

Ullman, Peter : Peter Ullman, 82, a retired building contractor and undertaker of Harrietsville, died last Wednesday morning at 4:00 in Memorial Hospital in Marietta. He was removed to the hospital Tuesday afternoon in a critical condition, suffering from uremic poisoning. He had been ill two day. He was a son of Henry and Elizabeth Ullman and had lived his entire life in the Harrietsville community. He was affiliated with the Methodist Church and I.O.O.F. Lodge. Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Helena Schenk Ullman, three sons, William H. and Blaine W. Ullman, of Harrietsville and Edward E. Ullman of Caldwell and a daughter Mrs. Helena Haffner of Harrietsville. A son-in-law, Warren Lee and a granddaughter, Donna Lee, also survive; a daughter, Mrs. Blanche Lee died a year ago. There are six grandchildren. Mr. Ullman was a member of a family of 12 brothers and sisters, five of whom survive. They are twin brother Philip Ullman of Lower Salem Jacob and John Ullman of Harrietsville, Mrs. Minnie Schafer of Harrietsville and Mrs. Carolyn Morris of Belpre. Funeral services were held in the Methodist Church at Harrietsville, Friday afternoon, conducted by the pastor Rev. J. H. Long. Interment was made in the cemetery near Lower Salem in charge of the Lovett Funeral Home. [Noble County Leader, 21 Nov 1940]

Ullett, Nelle S. : Nelle S. Allison Ullett, 93, of New Philadelphia, died Tuesday ,Dec 28, 1993 in Hennis Care Center, Dover. She was born July 6, 1900 in Greene County PA., a daughter of the late Russell and Sarah Ellen Evans Sammons. She was a retired school teacher having taught in the County and New Philadelphia Elementary systems for 23 years. She was a member of the First Christian Church of New Philadelphia, life member of the Eastern Star Chapter 222 of New Philadelphia, Tuscora Club, Kappa Delta Sorority at Bethany College and charter member of the Daughters of the American Revolution. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Dwight C. Allison and her second husband, L. S. Ullett; and infant son; five brothers; four sisters. Surviving are a step-daughter, Alyce N. Ulm of Denver, CO.; several nieces and nephews. Friends will be received at the Linn-Hert-Geib Funeral Home New Philadelphia on Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m., where services will be held Friday at 11 a.m. with the Rev. John Campbell officiating. Burial in East Avenue Cemetery, New Philadelphia.

Ullom, Robert H. : Robert H. Ullom,87, of Washington St., Somerton, died Monday afternoon March 25, 1991 at Barnesville Hospital. He was born Feb. 25, 1904, in Wheeling WV., a son of the late Harry T. and Nettie Mayberry Ullom. He was a farmer and former bus driver for Barnesville Exempted Village Schools. He was a member of Boston Church of Christ and former Chief of the Somerton Volunteer Fire Department. He was preceded in death by two infant sons, Robert and George, three half-brothers and two sisters, and two half-sisters. Mr. Ullom leaves his wife, Doris Shuman Ullom; one foster son, George Schlie of Navarre; one sister, Mrs. Genevieve Semanik of Mingo Junction; three granddaughters and six great-grandchildren. Friends may call from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Campbell-Plumly-Milburn Funeral Home, where services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday with Evang. Warren Lallathin officiating. Burial will be in Somerton Cemetery.

Underwood, Nora Belle : Funeral services for Mrs. Nora Belle Underwood, 71, of near Trinway will be held at the Union Methodist Church Wednesday afternoon at 2:00. Rev. A. H. Perry of Mansfield officiating. Burial will be in the Valley View Cemetery at Warsaw. Mrs. Underwood, widow of William Underwood died at her home Sunday following a one year illness of a heart disease. She was born in Washington Township, Coshocton County, Feb 4, 1874. In 1892 she was married to William Underwood who is deceased. Surviving are four daughters, Mrs. Oliver Crowther of Nellie, Mrs. Sylvia McKee of Trinway, Mrs. Ross Hughes of Tunnel Hill, and Nellie Underwood of the home; three sons, Ward Underwood of Coshocton, Gilbert Underwood of Conesville and Roy Underwood, serving in Italy; 17 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren; four sisters, Mr.s Lester Crowthers of Danville, Mrs. Samantha Rine of Cooperdale, Mrs. Viancie Emery of Adams Mills and Mrs. Ella Norris of New Philadelphia and two brothers, George Maston of Nellie and Silas Maston of Roscoe. [Times Recorder, 09 May 1945]

Updegroff, Nathan - early settler, Mar 8. (1827, St. Clairsville - "The Historian & Advertiser")

Urban, John C. : John C. Urban, 72, of South Arch St. Barnesville, died June 12 at home. He was born June 4, 1916 in Ohio, a son of the late Frank and Anna Pergelt Urban. He was a retired employee of Ormet Corporation and a member of the First Presbyterian Church, of Barnesville. He was preceded in death by a sister, Anna Hasper. Surviving are his wife, Ruth Clark Urban; a son John Jr. of Oklahoma City; four daughters. Mrs. Walter (Barbara) Keylor of Woodsfield, Mrs. Jerry (Cindy) Keaton of Columbus, Mrs. Robert (Carol) Briggs and Mrs. Dwight (Marcie) Watson, both of Barnesville; a brother Frank of Crooksville; two sisters, Mrs. Everett (Margaret) Roush of Dresden and Mercy Raley of Martins Ferry; 16 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services were held at Campbell-Plumly Funeral Home, Barnesville, where services were held June 15 with burial in Ebenezer Cemetery, Bethesda.

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