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Gallia County, Ohio
Obituaries and Death Notices

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James Lackey
DIED---In Bloomfield township, on the 8th of Dec., James Lackey, in the 84th year of his age. The subject of the above notice, was born in Patrick county, Virginia, in 1770, and in an early day, moved to the State of Ohio--was one of the first settlers of the French Grant; soon after moved to the Ridgeway settlement, in Gallia county, thence to, or near Centreville, and from thence to Bloomfield, Jackson county, where he resided until his death. He was long and favorably known by the citizens of this county, and well respected by all his neighbors. Several years before his death, he became a member of the Presbyterian Church, and lived and died in that faith. Peace to his ashes. Jackson Standard.
[Gallipolis Journal, (Gallipolis, Oh.) Thursday, January 5, 1854 - Sub. by Kathy McDaniel]

Lizzie Landthorn

DIED. Departed this life on the morning of August 8th, Lizzie, daughter of J. and C. Landthorn, aged 18 years, 2 months and 12 days. During her illness, which was of short duratiuon, she gave clear and frequent testimonies, that Jesus was to her a full and present savior.
[Gallipolis Journal, (Gallipolis, Oh.) Thursday, September 23, 1880 - Sub. by Kathy McDaniel]

Nancy A. Lane (nee Arrington)
DIED. - In this city, on the 13th of June, Mrs. Nancy A. Lane; aged 51 years, Mrs. L. was a daughter of Thomas Arrington. [Gallipolis Journal, (Gallipolis, Oh.) Thursday, June 22, 1876 - Sub by Kathy McDaniel]

Elisha L. Langdon
Elisha L. Langdon, of Morgan township, committed suicide on Saturday by hanging himself in his barn with a rope. He was found in a few hours perfectly dead. The cause which led him to this rash act seems to have been family troubles. He had had a quarrel with his wife in the morning, the last of many. Langdon was about thirty years old, and leaves six children. [Gallipolis Journal, (Gallipolis, Oh.) Thursday, August 24, 1876 - Sub. By Kathy McDaniel]

Charles Lewis Langley

DIED -- In this town, on the 29th ult., little Charles Lewis, infant son of Richard and Sarah B. Langley, aged one year eight months and twenty-one days.
[Gallipolis Journal, (Gallipolis, Oh.) Thursday, February 08, 1855 - Sub. by Kathy McDaniel]

Langley (Infant son)
DIED---In this town, on Monday last, an infant son of Richard and Sarah B. Langley.
[Gallipolis Journal, (Gallipolis, Oh.) Thursday, February 01, 1855 - Sub. by Kathy McDaniel]

Bertha Langley
DIED. In this city, of scarlet fever, May 27th, 1875, Bertha, youngest daughter of S. T. Langley, aged seven years.[Gallipolis Journal, (Gallipolis, Oh.) Thursday, June 03, 1875 - Sub. By Kathy McDaniel]

Mrs. S. A. K. Langley (nee Gatchel)

DIED. In Patriot, Gallia Co., July 6, 1880, Mrs. S. A. K. Langley, wife of S. T. Langley, and daughter of Rev. Gatchel, aged 52 years, 10 months and 27 days. She united with the Baptist Church when but twelve years of age, and from that time to the time of her death was unwavering in her faith and consistent in her Christian deportment. She was a worker in the Sunday School, and was ready to do what she could to advance every Christian cause. She leaves an aged father, a husband, two children and other kindred to mourn her loss. She bore the suffering of her last sickness with patience, and was joyful in view of her departure to be with Christ. "Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord."
[Gallipolis Journal, (Gallipolis, Oh.) Thursday, July 15, 1880 - Sub. by Kathy McDaniel]

Wm. H. Langley
Wm. H. Langley died at 8 o'clock Tuesday evening, of disease of the heart, in the 64th year of his age.
[Gallipolis Journal, (Gallipolis, Oh.) Thursday, August 31, 1876 - Sub. By Kathy McDaniel]

Weltha A. Lantz
DIED. --- At her brother-in-law's D. Thomas, at Wales, Gallia county, Ohio, March 8th, 1874, Weltha A. Lantz, aged 23 years and 17 days. She bore her protracted affliction with great patience; death to her seemed to have no terrors. Her end was peace. May the Lord sustain the bereaved friends, and help them all to meet in heaven. R. W. MASON.
[Sub. by Kathy McDaniel]

Savanah F. Lattin
DIED. At her residence in Crown City, Jan. 7th, 1880, of Typhoid Pneumonia, Savanah F. Lattin, wife of Dr. C. A. Lattin, and daughter of Rev. A. Bickle, of Salem, Illinois. The deceased was born in this county, was 32 years old; accompanied her father to Salem, where she spent a few years, making many friends during her stay. She returned to this county in 1869, where she has since lived. She joined the M. E. Church in early childhood, in whose communion she lived until her death. She was quiet and reserved in her manner, and bore her last illness with Christ-like patience. She died trusting in Jesus. She leaves a husband, one child, two sisters, with many other relatives, to mourn her loss, but they mourn not as those who have no hope.
[Gallipolis Journal, (Gallipolis, Oh.) Thursday, January 15, 1880 - Sub. by Kathy McDaniel]

Anna Marie Laughters
Anna Marie Laughters, 88, died Sat., Feb. 16.
She was born in Gallia, Ohio, and had worked in sales for O'Neil's.
She is survived by her son, Raymond Yaple of California.
Friends may call at the Adams Funeral Home, Tuesday, 4 to 8 p.m., where services will be conducted Wednesday, time to be announced later. Interment Rose Hill Burial Park. (Adams, 535-9186.)

Margaret Lawless

DIED -- In Springfield tp., near Porter, on the 23d day of January, 1880, of pneumonia, Mrs. Margaret Lawless, better known as aunt Peggie, aged 77 yrs. and 9 days. And so another good Christian has fallen asleep in Jesus. And although there seemed to be but few immediate relatives left to mourn her loss, she has a host of sorrowing friends who sadly miss her here.
[Gallipolis Journal, (Gallipolis, Oh.) Thursday, April 1, 1880 - Sub. by Kathy McDaniel]

Mary Cadot Leclercq
DIED---At her residence in this town, on the 18th day of April, 1863, Mrs. Mary Cadot Leclercq, consort of the late Francis Leelercq, Esq., in the 73d year of her age. It is worthy of remark, that of the 500 French emigrants who landed at Gallipolis on the 17th of October, 1790, she was the first child born, which was in January following.
[Gallipolis Journal, (Gallipolis, OH.) Thursday, April 23, 1863 - Sub. by Kathy McDaniel]

Genevieve Lemon

Genevieve Lemon, 85, of Logan, Ohio, died Friday at Otterbein Home in Lebanon, Ohio. The Gallia, Ohio, native was a retired schoolteacher and the widow of Franklin Theodore, who died in 1989.
Surviving are a son, Jack of Fort Wayne; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Services are 11 a.m. tomorrow at Leonard-Lyke & Cardaras Funeral Home, Logan. Calling is 6 to 9 p.m. today. Burial will be in Oak Gove Cemetery, Logan.
[News-Sentinel, The (Fort Wayne, IN) - March 23, 1992

Catharine A. Lewis

DIED. In Raccoon township, Nov. 12, 1874, Catharine A. Lewis, wife of Abel Lewis, aged 36 years and 8 months. She leaves five children, besides a husband, to mourn the departure of a loving wife and mother.
[Gallipolis Journal, (Gallipolis, Oh.) Thursday, December 3, 1874 - Sub. by Kathy McDaniel]

Catherine Lewis
DIED. LEWIS---In Raccoon township, on Thursday, Nov. 12th, 1874, of consumption, Mrs. Catherine Lewis, wife of Mr. Abel Lewis. She leaves four children. For many years she had been a consistent member of the Baptist Church. She was buried at Mt. Tabor on Friday.
[Gallipolis Journal, (Gallipolis, Oh.) Thursday, November 19, 1874 - Sub. by Kathy McDaniel]

Charley L. Lewis
DIED. In Huntington tp., Gallia county, Ohio, Oct. 12th, 1880, Charley L., son of William Lewis, aged 2 years.
[Gallipolis Journal, (Gallipolis, Oh.) Thursday, November 11, 1880 - Sub. by Kathy McDaniel]

Elizabeth Gooch Lewis
DIED. Elizabeth Gooch was born in Gallia County, Ohio, August 19th, 1834, and died April 17th, 1870.
She was fully convinced by divine grace, some years ago, as a redeemed sinner. It was her duty as well as her privilege "To seek the Lord while he may be found." In doing so, she found peace by simply believing that Jesus died for her, and desiring purity above everything else. In this faith she lived and died. She was married to Mr. Wm. Lewis November 10th, 1867, and in less than three years she passed sweetly away to that better clime. Her funeral was preached at Mount Olive, October 9th, 1870, a large and sympathizing congregation attending. May we all be crowned and robed in that better world.
[Gallipolis Journal, (Gallipolis, Oh.) Thursday, November 3, 1870 - Sub. by Kathy McDaniel]

Elizabeth Lewis
DIED.-- In Raccoon township, August 22d, 1876, Elizabeth Lewis, daughter of William and Sarah Catharine Lewis, aged five and a half years. At 12 o'clock on Sunday she was taken with a fatal illness, and on Tuesday closed her eyes in death
.[Gallipolis Journal, (Gallipolis, Oh.) Thursday, August 31, 1876 - Sub. By Kathy McDaniel]

Emily Lewis
DIED. -- September 6, 1876, Emily, daughter of William and Sarah Catharine Lewis.
[Gallipolis Journal, (Gallipolis, Oh.) Thursday, September 21, 1876 - Sub. By Kathy McDaniel]

Evan Lewis
DIED. -In Raccoon township, March 31, 1876, of consumption, Mr. Evan Lewis. Mr. Lewis was born in Cardiganshire, South Wales, October 1, 1822. He came to this country, arriving at Centerville, this county, on the 4th day of July, 1841. He was a member of the Congregational Church, having joined that denomination in the old country. He was a good citizen and an honest man .
[Gallipolis Journal, (Gallipolis, Oh.) Thursday, April 13, 1876 - Sub by Kathy McDaniel

William Lewis
DIED--At his residence in Huntington township, Gallia co., Ohio, on the 2d instant, William Lewis, aged 91 years. "Taught, half by reason, half by mere decay, To welcome death, and calmly pass away."
[Gallipolis Journal (Gallipolis, Oh.) Thursday, (OH)
November 10, 1853 - Sub. by Kathy McDaniel]

Margaret Liddy
DIED . In Green township, February 10th, 1875, Margaret Liddy, aged 81 years.
LIDDY---Mrs. Margaret Liddy was born in Ireland, and emigrated with her husband and family to the United States, and settled in Jefferson county, Ohio, July 10th, 1836; and in 1848 moved to Gallia county, Ohio,where in the providence of God she was left a widow, her husband preceding her to the better land. Early in life she joined the Methodist Church, and lived a consistent member sixty-seven years, when God called her to that mansion which he had prepared for her. Her early home was the home of the Itinerant Minister. Often have they been fed at her table and warmed at her fireside. Her house was a regular preaching place for over twenty years. Her doors were ever open for prayer and class-meetings, and many souls have been converted under her roof. At the age of fourteen she sought and obtained that grace which sustained her through a long and eventful life, and was ever willing to acknowledge her perfect faith in the protecting care of her Heavenly Father--bowing in meek submission to His will--and in the closing hours of her earthly pilgrimage, she said to her friends who were by her dying couch: "Thanks be to God who giveth us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ;" and though she suffered affliction long, she was never heard to murmur; and in the daily trials and perplexities of life she was enabled to cast her burden on the Lord, feeling that He would sustain her, and when her end came she had carefully and fully prepared for the change. Thus passed away a faithful wife, and a loving mother; aged eighty-one years. J. L .
[Gallipolis Journal, (Gallipolis, Oh.) Feb 18 & March 04, 1875 - Sub. By Kathy McDaniel]

Eliza Lloyd
DIED. In Raccoon township, May 29th, 1875, of consumption, Mrs. Eliza Lloyd, wife of Mr. John Lloyd, aged 35 years.
[Gallipolis Journal, (Gallipolis, Oh.) Thursday, June 17, 1875 - Sub. By Kathy McDaniel]

John Locks
ACCIDENTAL DEATH.---On Monday morning last Mr. John Locks, in Addison township, fell from the hay-loft of his barn and struck upon an empty barrel below, from the effects of which he died on Tuesday morning.
[Gallipolis Journal, (Gallipolis, Oh.) Thursday, January 04, 1855 - Sub. by Kathy McDaniel]

Eva Rozella Long
DIED. Eva Rozella, daughter of Payton and Cornelia Long, died December the 17th, 1880, aged two years and 26 days. She died of that dread disease, croup.
[Gallipolis Journal, (Gallipolis, Oh.) Thursday, December 30, 1880 - Sub. by Kathy McDaniel]

James C. Love
DIED. -- James C. Love was born in Gallia county, Ohio, May 13, 1825, and died Aug. 27, 1876. Early in life he was converted and joined the Methodist Episcopal Church, which he served as Class-leader, Exhorter and local preacher until his death.
He was a man of strong convictions, decided principles, earnest and zealous in all his undertakings. During his last sickness, which was a protracted one, he arranged his business and gave clear and frequent testimonies that Jesus was to him a full and present Savior. B. E. T.
[Gallipolis Journal, (Gallipolis, Oh.) Thursday, September 21, 1876 - Sub. By Kathy McDaniel]

Chris A. Lowery (1974-2001)

Chris A. Lowery, 27, of rural Churubusco, native of Gallia County, Ohio, died Monday, Aug. 13, 2001, at Parkview Hospital.
He was a nursing student at Ivy Tech State College, Fort Wayne, and a member of Eel River Baptist Church. Surviving are his parents, Jerry and Freda Lowery of Churubusco; a brother, Craig of Kansas City, Mo.; a sister, Connie Lemaster of Jackson, Ohio; a grandmother, Marvene Lowery of Middleport, Ohio; and three nephews. Services are 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Sheets Funeral Home in Churubusco with calling after 4 p.m. Final services are 1 p.m. Friday at Gallia Baptist Church in Gallia, Ohio, with calling two hours before services. Burial will be at Gallia Cemetery in Gallia.
Information provided by Sheets Funeral Home, Churubusco, Ind.
[News-Sentinel, The (Fort Wayne, IN) - August 14, 2001]

Maria J. Lowry
DIED. December 29th, 1875, after a protracted illness, Mrs. Maria J. Lowry, wife of Mr. A. L. Lowry, aged 33 years, 8 months, 26 days. She was a consistent member of the Christian Church for the last 20 years. Has been married between 9 and 10 years. She leaves a husband and three children, who truly mourn a great loss. She was respected by all who knew her.
[Gallipolis Journal, (Gallipolis, Oh.) Thursday, January 6, 1876 - Sub. By Kathy McDaniel]

Irwin Lusher
Memorial. Mr. Irwin Lusher, (son of John and Mary E. Lusher, this county,) came to an untimely end by drowning in Raccoon river, near the "Blessing farm," on May 16th, 1876. He was a young man of only 20 years, much loved and respected by all his accquaintaces for the patient manner in which he bore his misfortunes, (incurred by speculating in stock) ever pressing forward, with a bold determination to meet the demands of life honorably, and for other traits of character which are rarely creditable to young men of his opportunities. (extracted)
[Gallipolis Journal, (Gallipolis, Oh.) Thursday, May 25, 1876 - Sub by Kathy McDaniel]

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