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Obituaries and Death Notices

Griffin Halstead

Death of Murat Halstead’s Father
CINCINNATI, Oct. 27. - Griffin Halstead, father of Murat Halstead, while going to his home on Paddy’s Run, Clermont county, Saturday night, fell over an embankment and broke his neck.  (The Greencastle Times, Greencastle, Ind., Thursday, October 30, 1884; Transcribed by SallyH)

Mr. Z. Colby

Died: On the 26th ult. at Batavia, Clermont county, O. Mr. Z. COLBY, Editor and printer of the "Western Patriot"
["Village Register", West Union, OH, Tues. 21 Mar 1826,  pg. 3. - Sub. by Martha Richards]

James Daughters
Died, at his residence in Washington Township, Clermont County, Ohio, James Daughters, after a confinement of eight weeks. Disease, old age – he being 92 years, 8 months, and 9 days old on the day of his death, which occurred on the 15th inst. He emigrated to Scott County, Kentucky, from the State of Delaware, with his family, in the Spring of 1795.
[The New York Times, 1 July 1853 - Contributed by Melissa]

Leonard Milton "Lee" Dean Jr.
Lee Dean, 68, of Lebanon (OR), died Thursday, August 23, 2007 at home. He was born on May 22, 1939 in Bethel, OHIO to Leonard Milton Dean and Laura (McElroy) Dean. He married Carol Jane Johnson on May 24, 1969 in Vancouver, Clark County, WA. He belonged to the Moose Lodge and the Black Powder Club. Lee enjoyed fishing and hunting and being in the mountains and the desert. He is survived by his wife Carol of Lebanon and two nieces, Wanda and Jenny. A Memorial service will be held on Sat., Sept 1 at 11AM at Huston-Jost Funeral Home.
[Submitted by Sherrie Stahl]

Russell Hedge
Russell Hedge, Age 83. Resident of Amelia, OH. Died Sunday March 11, 2012 Cincinnati Hospice, Blue Ash, OH. Services 1 P.M. Wednesday at the funeral home. [Cincinnati Enquirer; March 13, 2012 - Sub. by Nancy Osborn]

Thomas Morris
Thomas Morris, late abolition candidate for the vice presidency, died suddenly at his residence near Bethel, Clermont county, Ohio, on the 7th inst.  He had held many high offices during his life, among which were, member of the legislature, judge, U. S. Senator, &c.  [The Ottawa Free Trader, Ottawa, Illinois, December 27, 1844; NP, Sub by FoFG]

George Osborn
OSBORN – George was born in Clermont co, Ohio; 22 Sept 1813. He was married to Rachel Wilson in the year 1835; moved to the town of Plattsburg, Mo, in 1845; united with the ME Church and soon appointed class-leader and licensed an exhorter. At the beginning of the war, he returned to Ohio, but at the close of the war, returned to Plattsburg. A few years ago he moved to DeKalb co, where he closed his useful life, 18 Jan 1878. His body was interred in the cemetery at Plattsburg … He leaves a faithful wife and one son to mourn his departure. – Jesse Bird.
(Source: The St. Louis Christian Advocate; Compiled and Published by Mrs. Howard W. Woodruff, C.G.R.S.; Obituaries, July 1877 – Dec. 1879; 30 Jan. 1878; transcribed by Kim Mohler)

William Henry Richards
William Henry Richards died on March 30,1951 near Cincinnati, Ohio. His father was William Bartlett Richards and mother was Mary Still. He was born April 10,1853. He was a widowed, retired farmer. He was apparently smoking in bed caught his mattress on fire, causing burns over 90% of his body. He was buried on April 2,1951 in Olive branch Cemetery, Clermont County Ohio. He was survived by sons and daughters.
[Sub. by Beth Lewellen]

Frank Robinson
Batavia -- Frank Robinson, aged 42, a drug clerk, was found dead in bed from an overdose of morphine. He made an unsuccessful attempt to take his life about a year ago. [Newark Advocate, Jul 2, 1901 - Sub. by Linda Dietz]

George Washington
Died, at Wilmington, Ohio, Nov 16, 1866, of pneumonia, George Washington, aged 72 years. His remains were taken to Prince William county, Virginia, for interment. [Daily Ohio Statesman (Columbus, OH) 19 Nov 1866, pg 2, Sub by KT]

Wayland, M. D.
Batavia, O, Oct. 6, ae. 74. He was born in Madison Co., Va., June 20, 1783, and by his unaided exertions acquired a liberal education, and was particularly distinguished for the proficiency he had made in mechanical philosophy. His medical education was of a high order, the best his times could afford. In 1814 he commenced the practice of his profession at Circleville, and during that year served for a short time as a surgeon in the U. S. army, in the war with Great Britain. In 1815, after the death of the late Dr. Rogers, Dr. Wayland located at Bethel, where he soon acquired the confidence of the community, and obtained a large practice in his profession, which he continued to enjoy until 1826, when he removed to Batavia, where he continued the practice of his profession for about 20 years with great success. In 1829 Dr. W. was chosen to represent his county in the Senate of Ohio. In 1842 he united with the M. E. church at Batavia, of which he continued a worthy member till his death, leaving satisfactory evidence that his end was peace.
[Source: "Annual Obituary Notices of Eminent Persons who have died in the United States for 1858" by Hon. Nathan Crosby; John P. Jewett and Co., pub. 1859.]

George Young
Young, George, of Goshen Township, Ohio, died 2 Feb. after becoming lost in the snow.
[National Intelligencer, Feb. 17, 1830 - Sub. by K.T.]


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