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George Badgley
Deceased, in Springfield township, Gallia county, Ohio, August 1st, George Badgley, aged 55 years. Mr. B. was born in Ontario county, N. Y., in 1800, and removed to this State and county in 1827. In 1824 he was married to Rebecca, daughter of N. Eddy, and by this union had nine children. His wife Rebecca died in 1842. He was again united in marriage, (13 years since) to Angeline, daughter of Wm. Weed, and by this union had eight children. All of his off spring survive him. He experienced a change of heart at the age of 33, under the preaching of Rev. Elijah Fields, and united with the Methodist Episcopal connection. In this connection he held the station of class leader, to the acceptance of the society. He afterwards joined the Regular Baptist connection, being baptized into the fellowship of the Springfield Church by Elder Lemuel Petry. He was elected deacon and trustee of this Church, and held these stations at the time of his death.---He was prostrated by an attack of the Typhoid fever, and after seven weeks of intense pain, yielded his spirit to Him who gave it. He was respected and esteemed as a christian and citizen, and beloved as a father, husband and friend. In his lucid moments, though sorrowing at the thought of meeting his Savior in glory. A discourse was delivered by Elder Levi McDaniel, when his mortal remains were committed to the dust, there to await "That resurection word! that shout of victory! O grave, where is thy triumph now? And where, O death, thy sting?"
[Gallipolis Journal, (Gallipolis, Oh.) Thursday, August 16, 1855 August 16, 1855 - Sub. by Kathy McDaniel]

Naret Baer
DIED. In this city, on Wednesday, November 24th, 1880, of scarlet fever, Naret, eldest son of Mr. Louis Baer, in the 11th year of his age. The death of bright little Naret was a deep blow to a household where children were worshipped with all the viror of big-hearted parents. He was an intelligent, active boy, full of promise, healthy and handsome. Mr. and Mrs. Baer have the sympathy of the whole community in their heavy loss.
The funeral services were held Friday morning by the Rev. Wm. Schmidt, of the German Lutheran Church.
[Gallipolis Journal, (Gallipolis, Oh.) Thursday, December 2, 1880 - Sub. by Kathy McDaniel]


Sophia M. Baggs
DIED. -- Near Vinton, Dec. 3d, 1880, Sophia M. Baggs, aged fourteen years, seven months, five days. Sophia has gone from earth to heaven, to join her parents gone before; snatched away a lovely bud to blossom in a fairer clime before the rude blasts of earth crushed her pure heart. Sweet child how we miss thee, but ever down in the depths of our hearts, thou will live in thoughts of pleasant meaning; dead yet living, and dear always.
[Gallipolis Journal, (Gallipolis, Oh.) Thursday, December 30, 1880 - Sub. by Kathy McDaniel]

Taphena Baggs (nee McMillin)
DIED. In Vinton, on Saturday, November 13th, 1875, of hemorage, Mrs. Taphena Baggs, wife of Mr. George W. Baggs. The deceased was a worthy woman, she leaves five children. [Gallipolis Journal, (Gallipolis, Oh.) Thursday, January 6, 1876 - Sub. by Kathy McDaniel]
Mrs. Geo. W. Baggs.
Mrs. Baggs, whose maiden name was Taphena McMillin, died Nov. 13th, A. D. 1875. She was a lady of more than ordinary mental and personal attractions. With the falling of the leaves of Autumn the body of one has been consigned to the tomb, whose lovely presence will long be missed in Vinton. She has passed away from the place which has known her so long and so pleasantly, and save in memory, those who loved her so well, will know her no more. She was a gentle Christian woman. Words are not rich enough to tell all that such a woman is. There is nothing in all the universe so good, so true, so beautiful, as a Christian woman. For she had received into her heart, till it shone forth as a part of her character, the love of her Divine Master. My pen lingers lovingly upon her name, and I would fain say something of her, whose name is beyond the need of human praise, that would make her example more beautiful and endearing to the living. She was industrious, kind and attentive to her family, and was always ready where help was needed.
When great sorrow fell upon her, and ceaseless suffering, the light from Heaven seemed to radiate her face, and with an angel's patience, a child-like smile, and an unfaltering faith, she went down into the valley of shadows. But no eloquence can soothe him who loved her and knew her best--her husband. To hear him speak of his wife, as he knew her when a girl at school, when he married her the loveliest girl in all the country side, when he received into his heart the fragrance of her example, when he watched over her, dying, only to marvel at the endurance and sweetness of her patience, is to learn what a force spiritual development, what a ceaseless inspiration it could exercise over those around her.
Precious to those who live is the memory of such a life. E. T. Mc.Vinton, O., Dec. 27, 1875.
[Gallipolis Journal, Thursday, November 18, 1875]

William Henry Bailey
DIED---On the 22d ult., William Henry, son of Chas. D. and Margaret Bailey, aged about 18 months. [Gallipolis Journal, (Gallipolis, Oh.) Thursday, August 10, 1854 - Sub. by Kathy McDaniel]

Dr. R. M. Bain
DIED. In this city, Friday afternoon, April 17th, 1875, of consumption, Dr. R. M. Bain. His body was taken to Pennsylvania for interment.
[Gallipolis Journal, (Gallipolis, Oh.) Thursday, April 22, 1875 - Sub. By Kathy McDaniel]

Wayne Anthony Baker
Wayne Anthony Baker, 94, formerly of Eureka Star Road, Gallipolis, Ohio, died Tuesday, Oct. 18, 1994, at Scenic Hills Care Center.
He was born Sept. 8, 1900 in Clay Township, Gallia County, Ohio, a son of the late Charles Wilson Baker and Addie Boster Baker. He retired in 1971 from the Gallipolis Developmental Center, and had been a 23-year employee of the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. in Akron, where he was very active in the union. He was also a retired farmer, and a member of Gallia Masonic Lodge 469 in Eureka, Ohio.
Preceded in death by his wife, Marita Young Baker, on Feb. 8, 1989, he is survived by daughters, Patricia Compton and Mrs. Walter (Marian) Schoonover; sister, Mary Call, all of Gallipolis, Ohio; five grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren. He was preceded by a sister, Clarice Brown, and brothers, Carl, Vance, Ralph, and Lloyd Baker.
Funeral service at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 22, 1994, at Willis Funeral Home in Gallipolis. Interment at Clay Chapel Cemetery. Visitation Friday, 7 to 9 p.m., at the funeral home, where a Masonic service will be conducted at 7:30 p.m. by Gallia Lodge 469.
[Akron Beacon Journal (OH) October 20, 1994]

Reuben Banfill
DIED. At the residence of his father, in this city, on Friday morning, Feb. 20th, of Consumption, Mr. Reuben Banfill, aged 26 years.
[Gallipolis Journal, (Gallipolis, Oh.) Thursday, February 26, 1874 - Sub. by Kathy McDaniel]

Henry Bard
Vinton. Henry Bard, of this township, died on the 8th inst., at the advanced age of 93 years.
[Gallipolis Journal, (Gallipolis, Oh.) Thursday, March 25, 1880 - Sub. by Kathy McDaniel]

Frances E. Barlow
DIED. At her residence in this city, July 4th, 1880, Mrs. Frances E. Barlow, widow of the late Stephen Barlow.
Mrs. Barlow was born in Franklin county, Pa., in March, 1817. She came to Columbus, O., in the early days of the State. There she met Stephen Barlow, to whom she was married in 1835. Mr. Barlow was a native of Gallia county and so he brought his bride thither and this has been the home of the family ever since. Mr. Barlow died in 1872, leaving Bryson, Marion, John, Matellus and Frank, sons, and Mrs. Edward Cating and Mrs. Wm. Laning, daughters. Of the sons, but one, Frank, and the daughters, were at her bedside when she passed away. On Tuesday Bryson and John arrived from the West, to attend her funeral, which took place from the family residence at 5 o'clock on that day.
Mrs. Barlow was a consistent Christian, being a member of the M. E. Church of this City. She was noted for her kindness and gentleness. The children of the deceased occupy prominent and influential positions in society, and are noted for their high moral character. Rev. T. M. Leslie conducted the funeral services.
[Gallipolis Journal, (Gallipolis, Oh.) Thursday, July 8, 1880 - Sub. by Kathy McDaniel]

Sylvanus Barnes
DIED--In this place, on Sunday morning last, Mr. Sylvanus Barnes, aged 55 years.
[Gallipolis Journal (Gallipolis, Oh.) Thursday, May 29, 1851 - Sub. by Kathy McDaniel]

James Beard
DIED---In this town, on Thursday evening last, Mr. James Beard, in the 53d year of his age.
The deceased was born in Beaver county, Pa., March 25th, 1802, and emigrated to Ohio in 1822, where he married Miss Cornelia Lightburn, of Youngstown, in Trumbull county. He afterwards located in Pt. Pleasant, Va., in 1831, from thence to Green township, in this county, and in October, 1839, removed to Gallipolis, where he remained up to the time of his death. He was the father of eight children, five of whom are now living. He leaves an aged widow, five children and eight grand-children to mourn his loss. His remains were taken to the M. E. Church, on Sabbath afternoon, and from thence to their last resting place, followed by a large concourse of relatives and friends.
[Gallipolis Journal, (Gallipolis, Oh.) Thursday, February 01, 1855 - Sub. by Kathy McDaniel]

John N. Beard
DIED. - In this city, on Saturday, July 17th, 1875, of consumption, Mr. John N. Beard, aged 36 years, 7 months and 3 days. The deceased was buried by the Masonic Fraternity, at Mound Hill Cemetery, on Monday. He leaves a wife, children and hosts of personal friends to mourn his loss. Green be thy memory.
[Gallipolis Journal, (Gallipolis, Oh.) Thursday, July 22, 1875 - Sub. by Kathy McDaniel]

Alice Beardsley
DIED.--On the steamer Gen. Gaines, July 19th, near Guyandott, Alice Beardsley, in the 62d year of her age. She had been absent from home, some three months, on a visit to her sons near St. Joseph, Mo. She was on her way home to Gallia co., and was in good health when she left Cincinnati on the 17th, and died at 3 o'clock P. M. on the 19th, having been sick but about 18 hours. The friends of the deceased tender their thanks to Capt. Abrams for his kindness.
[Gallipolis Journal, (Gallipolis, OH.) Thursday, August 1, 1850 - Sub. by Kathy McDaniel]

Charlie Scott Belfry
BELFRY, Charlie Scott, 77, of Ransom, a retired coal miner, husband of Beatrice Patrick Scott, died Saturday in Gallia County, Ohio, after a long illness. Services 2 p.m. today at Blue Springs Freewill Baptist Church, Ransom. Visitation after 9 a.m. today at R.E. Rogers Funeral Home in Belfry and after 1 p.m. today at the church.
[Lexington Herald-Leader (KY) September 2, 1987]

John Berry
Mr. John Berry, formerly from Addison, died at his home near Ottumwa, Iowa, of lung fever, in April last.
[Gallipolis Journal, (Gallipolis, Oh.) Thursday, June 1, 1876 - Sub by Kathy McDaniel]

Lewis Berthe
DIED---At his residence in Gallipolis, on November 13th, 1861, after a lingering illness, Mr. Lewis Berthe, in the 50th year of his age. He leaves a wife and twelve children and many warm friends to mourn his loss.
[Gallipolis Journal, (Gallipolis, Oh.) Thursday, December 05, 1861 - Sub. by Kathy McDaniel]

Allie Betz
Allie, the little daughter of Oliver Betz, of Mill creek, died Monday evening of that fatel disease, pseudo-membraneous croup.
[Gallipolis Journal, (Gallipolis, Oh.) Thursday, October 28, 1880 - Sub. by Kathy McDaniel]

Mary Almira Biarly
DIED---Sept. 5th, 1861, Mary Almira, youngest daughter of Christopher and Mary A. Biarly. The deceased was a lovely child, just beginning her third year, when called from earth to dwell with the blest.
"Weep not for her! she is an angel now,
And treads the sapphire floors of Paradise,
All darkness wiped from her refulgent brow,
Sin, sorrow, suffering, banished from her eyes.
Victorious over death, to her appears
The vistaed joys of heaven's eternal years;
Weep not for her!"
[Gallipolis Journal, (Gallipolis, Oh.) Thursday, October 31, 1861 - Sub. by Kathy McDaniel]

Mattie Bickle
DIED. --On Monday evening September 18th, 1876, of dyptheria, Mattie, daughter of George and Ann Bickle, aged about 12 years.
[Gallipolis Journal, (Gallipolis, Oh.) Thursday, September 21, 1876 September 21, 1876 - Sub. By Kathy McDaniel]

Mary Bing
DIED---At the residence of James Blake, in this place, Mary, widow of the late Samuel Bing, aged 78.
[Gallipolis Journal, (Gallipolis, Oh.) Thursday, August 30, 1855 - Sub. by Kathy McDaniel]
MRS. MARY BING, wife of Samuel Bing, deceased, was a native of Augusta county, Virginia, and emigrated to Ohio in the year 1805, about fifty years ago. On her arrival in this State, she found it nearly an unbroken forest, and inhabited by the red man of the forest. Having shared the toil and peril of emigants she was finally settled upon a farm not far from the mouth of Campaign creek. Here she raised a family of children all of whom have settled in life. Mrs. B., enjoyed generally good health and had been blessed with an iron constitution.
She was a kind and affectionate Mother---and a good neighbor. Her sickness was of short duration having been suddenly struck with the hand of death. It was my privilege to visit her at her son-in-law's Mr. James Blake, where on the 26th of August she finished her earthly course in her 79th year.
As she awoke from sleep, and as her reason seemed restored, I asked her if she was trusting in the Savior, she responded "yes!"
Thus has passed away one much beloved and esteemed. May this affecting dispensation of Providence prove to her children, grandchildren and friends a blessing. E. V. BING.
Gallipolis, Sept. 20, 1855.
[Gallipolis Journal, (Gallipolis, Oh.) Thursday, October 11, 1855 - Sub. by Kathy McDaniel]

John Bing
DIED--At his residence, in Addison township, Gallia county, on the evening of the 29th of October, John Bing, in his 73d year. Mr. Bing was born in Augusta county, Va., but was an old and highly respected citizen of this county.
[Gallipolis Journal (Gallipolis, Oh.) Thursday, November 4, 1852 - Sub. by Kathy McDaniel]

Capt. Alexander Black
Capt. Alexander Black died at his residence in Salem Township, Champaign county, Ohio, on Friday, June 16, aged about eighty-nine years. He participated in many of the Indian battles in Kentucky and Ohio. He was in the memorable engagement at the Maumee Rapids, under Gen. Wayne, August 26, 1794. He lived for nearly a half a century, on his farm in Champaign county, two miles south of West Liberty.
[Gallipolis Journal, (Gallipolis, OH.) Thursday, July 13, 1854 - Sub. by Kathy McDaniel]

Lena Pearl Blagg
DIED. - On Thursday, Nov. 18th, 1875, Lena Pearl, daughter of Samuel and Anna Blagg, aged one year and three months.
LINES FOR THE MOURNING FRIENDS.
By Mrs. C. G. Blagg.
Our little Lena is buried to-day; Gone--down in the depths of the church-yard clay, Up in the sky so dim and gray, Who willt take care of our baby? Who will kiss her?--her waxen feet, Which had learned to talk, and her small hands sweet, Where we left a white rose--as was meet-- Who will kiss our little baby? Who will teach her?--her wings to fly, Her tiny limbs their new work to ply, Her soft sweet lips to sing gloriously-- Oh! who will teach our little baby? We have kindred who long ago died--We speak of them now with our tears all dried; They may know our pretty one come to their side, And be glad to see our little baby.
Christ, born of woman, hear, oh! hear! Thine angels are far off--she seems near, Give Thou our child to our friends so dear,
And we'll weep no more for our little baby.
[Gallipolis Journal, (Gallipolis, Oh.) Thursday, January 13, 1876 - Sub. by Kathy McDaniel]

Viola M. Blake
Blake, Viola M., 77, of Crystal River, died Saturday (April 9, 1988) at Seven Rivers Community Hospital. Born in Gallia County, Ohio, she came here two years ago form Harriett, Ohio, and was a retired restaurant cook. She was a Methodist. Survivors include her husband, William R.; a son, William Jr., Dayton, Ohio; two daughters, Alice Layton, Inglis, and Frankie Rhoads, Hillsboro, Ohio; two sisters, Mary Lambert and Patty Montgomery, both of Gallia County, and two grandchildren. Richa rd F. Wilder Funeral Home, Homosassa Springs.
[St. Petersburg Times (FL) April 12, 1988]

Mrs. Francoise Blanc
DIED.-- In this city, on Sunday, April 30, 1876, of tumor, Mrs. Francoise Blanc, aged 50 years.
[Gallipolis Journal, (Gallipolis, Oh.) Thursday, May 4, 1876 - Sub by Kathy McDaniel]

Frances Blazer
Mrs. Frances Blazer, mother of J. J. Blazer, died Tuesday afternoon, aged 81 years.
DIED. ---At the residence of her son-in-law, Mr. James Gills, in Gallipolis township, July 18th, 1876, Mrs. Frances V. Blazer, in the 81st year of her age. Mrs. Blazer, with her husband, Peter Blazer, who died in 1854, were among the early settlers of Gallia county. She was a member of the M. E. Church 65 years, and knew well by experience, the joys and comforts of the Christian religion, which gave her, also, triumph in the hour of death. Her last words as she realized her departure near at hand were, "All is well."
She was the mother of eleven children, nine of whom are still living. Her grand-children number eighty-five, and her great grand-children fifty.
[Gallipolis Journal, Thursday, July 20 & 27, 1876 - Sub by Kathy McDaniel]

Sarah U. Blazer
DIED. In Gallipolis township, June 4th, 1880, Mrs. Sarah U., wife of Joseph J. Blazer, in the 37th year of her age. Her disease was Consumption. Mrs. Blazer was for several years a member of the M. E. Church, living a life of Christian uprightness and trust in a Savior's merit. She was patient in her affliction, and realizing that her end was near, viewed death with composure. When it came it found her triumphing in the Christian faith. Her bereaved companion has the sympathy of many friends. J. W. M.
[Gallipolis Journal, (Gallipolis, Oh.) Thursday, June 24, 1880 - Sub. by Kathy McDaniel]

Mr. A. Boggs
DIED---On board Steamboat Latrobe, at Keokuk, Iowa, June 5th, 1855, A. Boggs, of Gallia Co., near Gallipolis, Ohio.
He had in his possession two boxes, and also a pocket book containing a promissory note drawn by Christopher Morier, and payable to James Boggs for $22.50. His relations can get his effects by applying to J. H. Langley & Co., Rock Island, Ill. He has a son living about forty miles from Rock Island.---Rock Island (Ill.) Republican.
[Gallipolis Journal, (Gallipolis, Oh.) Thursday, June 28, 1855 - Sub. by Kathy McDaniel]

Mr. Boggs
Mr. Boggs, of Walnut Tp., Gallia Co. died on the 17th.
[Gallipolis Journal, (Gallipolis, Oh.) Thursday, April 1, 1880 - Sub. by Kathy McDaniel]

Susannah E. Boggs
DIED. --In Walnut township, on the 16th isnt., Susannah E., daughter of James and Mary Boggs, in the 15th year of her age.
[Gallipolis Journal, (Gallipolis, OH.) Thursday, September 23, 1852 - Sub. by Kathy McDaniel]

Joshua W. Bolles
DIED. BOLLES---In this city, on the 18th of May, 1874, Joshua W. Bolles, aged 78 years.
[Gallipolis Journal, (Gallipolis, Oh.) Thursday, May 21, 1874 - Sub. by Kathy McDaniel]

Nancy M. Bowie
DIED---At her residence in Gallipolis Feb. 25th, 1865, Mrs. Nancy M. Bowie, in the 59th year of her age. (extracted)
[Gallipolis Journal, (Gallipolis, Oh.) Thursday, March 16, 1865 - Sub. by Kathy McDaniel]

Sarah Bratt
DIED, BRATT--In this city, on the 14th inst., Miss Sarah Bratt; aged 24 years.
[Gallipolis Journal, (Gallipolis, Oh.) Thursday, October 22, 1868 - Sub. by Kathy McDaniel]

Virginia Ellen Bray
DIED. Virginia Ellen Bray sweetly passed away from earth to a brighter world above, April 4th, 1876. Her sojourn here was short; having reached only her 17th year. She never knew what good health was--never walked a step in her life. Her sufferings were endured with great patience. She dearly loved good books, and sought to make good use of the precious time received. She was much interested in the welfare of the other children of the family, and often gave them good advice. May they all meet her in the land where afflictions are unknown.
[Gallipolis Journal, (Gallipolis, Oh.) Thursday, April 20, 1876 - Sub. by Kathy McDaniel]

Charles Robert Brewer Sr.
Mr. Charles Robert "Bob" Brewer Sr., 68, of 2006 Sumter St., died Monday, Nov. 28, 1994, at Aiken Regional Medical Centers.
The funeral will be at 3 p.m. Thursday at Bath United Methodist Church, with the Revs. Scott Efird and Ron Fearneyhough officiating. Burial will be in Sunset Memory Gardens, Langley.
Mr. Brewer, a native of Graniteville, was a retired project safety manager with Fluor-Daniel Corp. and was a Marine Corps veteran of World War II. He was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church, Aiken, and a former member of L.B.C. American Legion Post No. 153.
Survivors include his wife, Aundree Coker Brewer; a son, Charles R. Brewer Jr., Augusta; a daughter, Beth Perry, Sciotoville, Ohio; a brother, Joseph P. Brewer, Beech Island; two sisters, Sarah Hogue, Augusta, and Yvonne Kaney, Belvedere; and four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Tommy Kaney, Terry Joyner, Stephen Brewer, Pat Perry and Jody Brewer.
Friends may call at the residence of his sister-in-law, June Coker, 2010 Sumter St., Bath.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. today at Hatcher Funeral Home, Langley.
[Augusta Chronicle, The (GA), November 30, 1994]

Elizabeth Brink
DIED. --- On the 6th day of May, A. D. 1870, of Consumption, at the residence of L. C. Sherron, of Addison township, Gallia county, Ohio, Elizabeth Brink, of Jackson county, Ohio, in the fourteenth year of her age. Elizabeth was adopted by Mr. and Mrs. Sherron when small, and shared their kindness from then till her death. In her last sickness, which was but short, a mother could have bestowed no attention that was not cheerfully given by Mrs. Sherron, and also her many kind young friends who frequently visited her. C. W. C.
[Gallipolis Journal, (Gallipolis, Oh.) Thursday, May 26, 1870 - Sub by Kathy McDaniel]

John Brock
One night last week John Brock, a colored man working on the steamer Ohio No. 4, rose in his sleep and fell across an empty hogshead on deck, fatally injuring himself. Lockjaw set in and he died in a few days. His body was brought here and buried on Saturday.
[Gallipolis Journal, (Gallipolis, Oh.) Thursday, June 17, 1875 - Sub. By Kathy McDaniel]

James Brothers
DIED. In this city, on Saturday, Sept. 18, Mr. James Brothers.
[Gallipolis Journal, (Gallipolis, Oh.) Thursday, September 23, 1875 - Sub. by Kathy McDaniel]

Lizzie Brothers
DIED. In this city, on Thursday, April 1st, 1875, Lizzie, daughter of Mr. John Brothers, aged 5 months.
[Gallipolis Journal, (Gallipolis, Oh.) Thursday, April 08, 1875 - Sub. By Kathy McDaniel]

James Brown
DIED. In this city, on Tuesday, Nov. 30th, 1875, Mr. James Brown. Mr. B. was born in Athens county, September 23d, 1820. He removed to this city in 1833, and learned his trade with the late Thomas Halliday. He leaves a widow and four children. Funeral at the family residence to-day (Thursday), at 10 o'clock. The Masonic Lodge, which is to conduct the funeral, will meet at their Hall at 9 A. M.
[Gallipolis Journal, (Gallipolis, Oh.) Thursday, December 2, 1875 - Sub. by Kathy McDaniel]

Francis Bruner
DIED. In Green township, on Thursday last, September 9th, 1875, Mr. Francis Bruner, aged about 70 years.
[Gallipolis Journal, (Gallipolis, Oh.) Thursday, September 16, 1875 - Sub. by Kathy McDaniel]

Bugg (son)
FATAL ACCIDENT.--A son of Thornton Bugg, of this county, aged about twelve years, was found dead some six miles from this place Tuesday morning. He went out rabbit hunting, the day previous, and as is supposed, had run a rabbit into a hollow tree, which in cutting down fell on him, causing instant death.
[Gallipolis Journal, (Gallipolis, OH.) Thursday, December 2, 1852
- Sub. by Kathy McDaniel]


Frances Bunch
DIED. Near Harrisburg, in Raccoon township, on Sunday, Feb. 29th, of quick consumption, Mrs. Frances Bunch, wife of Andrew Bunch, aged 52 years. She was married in Dec., 1849, has reared a family of children, 10 of whom are still living. She was a consistent member of the Missionary Baptist Church for 38 years and left a bright evidence of a thorough preparation for the better land. Funeral services were held at New Hope Church on the 2d of March, conducted by Elder James Noel, after which the remains were interred in the family burying grounds.
[Gallipolis Journal, (Gallipolis, Oh.) Thursday, March 11, 1880 - Sub. by Kathy McDaniel]

Sarah Burnet
DIED. -- In this city, March 25th, 1876, Sarah Burnet, wife of Wm. Burnet, aged 50 years.
[Gallipolis Journal, (Gallipolis, Oh.) Thursday, April 13, 1876 - Sub by Kathy McDaniel]

Deborah M. Burnett
DIED. Departed this life on the 15th of February, Deborah M. Burnett, daughter of Warren Burnett. [
poem by "E.M.J." omitted] [Gallipolis Journal, (Gallipolis, Oh.) Thursday, May 13, 1875 - Sub. By Kathy McDaniel]

Louisa C. Byba
DIED. Near Vinton, August 26th, 1875, Louisa C. Byba, daughter of John M. and Maria Louisa Byba, aged 14 months.
[Poem by "NAN" omitted] [Gallipolis Journal, (Gallipolis, Oh.) Thursday, September 30, 1875 - Sub. by Kathy McDaniel]







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