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Sara Kelley
Died, At Kelley's Island, on Monday, March 21, 1864 Mrs. Sara Kelley, wife of Datus Kelley, in the 75th year of her age.
Many of our readers will be pained to learn the death of Mrs. Kelley, wife of Datus Kelley of Kelley's Island, Ohio.  Mrs. Kelley was one of the early pioneers in Ohio, she having resided in the State since the fall of 1811.  She has been a resident of the Island since 1835.  Mrs. Kelley was a woman of sterling traits and great amiability of character, and hundreds of the Island since 1835.  Mrs. Kelley was a woman of sterling traits and great amiability of character, and hundreds who have in their annual visit enjoy her warm welcome and ready cheer, will miss her in their future sojourns at the Island House.  She had numerous acquaintances and friends in Lewis county, who will also be much pained to learn of her demise.  [The Journal And Republican (Lowville, NY) Wednesday, March 30, 1864]


Louis Kern
Sandusky, Feb 6 - Louis Kern, Civil War veteran, admitted from Cleveland, died at the State Soldiers' home today. [Cleveland Plain Dealer, Feb 7, 1919]



Samuel Clayton Kimball 
Thursday, January 3, 1918
  The death of Samuel Clayton Kimball, infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Kimball, occurred at the family residence, 113 Meigs st., at 9:45 a.m. Wednesday.  The child was aged 10 months and 7 days.
  The funeral will take place at the family home at 1:30 p.m. Friday, Rev. Carrie officiating. Interment will be in Oakland Cemetery.


Lieut. Col. Gilbert S. Knapp
Friday, February 15, 1952
 Lieut. Col. Gilbert S. Knapp, 47, a former resident of Castalia, died Friday afternoon in the Naval Hospital at Corpus Christi. Tex., after a lengthy illness.  Colonel Knapp served with the Rainbow Division in Europe during World War 2 and spent over 20 years in the U.S. Army.  Col. Knapp entered Kemper Military School when 16 and was graduated from there, later attending West Point Military Academy.  Prior to going overseas with the Rainbow Division, he headed Camp Gruber, Muskogee, Okla., and has been at several camps since returning from Europe.
   Surviving are his widow, the former Dorothy Merriam of Sandusky; one daughter, Mrs. Patricia Long, Corpus Christi; mother, Mrs. Cora C. Knapp, 422 Franklin-st; two brothers, W. James, Castalia and John T., Sandusky and a number of nieces and nephews.  Full military services are to be held early next week at Camp Gruber with burial to follow in Memorial Cemetery, Muskogee, Okla.


Mrs. Leona Kosbab
Saturday, February 2, 1952
Mrs. Leona Kosbab, 48, wife of George Kosbab and living at 1806 Barker-st, died Saturday morning.  She was an employe of the Apex Electrical Mfg. Co. Survivors, in addition to her husband, include her mother, Mrs. Minnie Waldsmith and one brother, Frederick, both of Sandusky.  Friends may call at the Quick Funeral Home after 7 p.m. Sunday, where services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, the Rev. Richard Belsan, officiating.  Burial will be in Oakland Cemetery. 

Thursday, February 7, 1952
Rites for Mrs. Leona Kosbab, wife of George, were held Wednesday afternoon at the Quick Funeral Home, the Rev. Richard Belsan, officiating. Burial was in Oakland Cemetery.  Honorary pallbearers were Richard Nemecek, John McGinniss, Jack Miller and John Coffman, Sr.
Active pallbearers were William Gillingham, Charles Miller, George Penketh, Jr., Robert Blakley, Marvin Evans and Phillip Wright.



Antoinette Krause
Sandusky, Aug 18-
Mrs. Caroline Von Hausen, and Mrs. Antoinette Krause, 80, are dead. [Plain Dealer, Aug 18, 1918]

 

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