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Obituaries and Death Notices

Iona McCrea Lindon Abel
Mrs. Iona McCrea Lindon Abel, 82, of Jewett died at 10:30 pm Wednesday (July 31) of a heart condition.Born April 25, 1886 in Harrison County. She was a daughter of James and Jane Ayer Lindon. She was a member of the United Methodist Church of Jewett. Her first husband, William McCrea, died in 1918. Her second husband, John Abel, died Aug 27, 1960. Surviving are one son Bert McCrea and one daughter Minnie Hardman, both of Jewett. Also surviving 8 grandchildren, 29 great-grandchildren and 5 great-great-grandchildren. Friend may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm today at Telfer Funeral Home in Jewtt. Services will beheld at 2 pm Saturday at the funeral home with burial in the Fairview Cemetery, Jewett. [The Time Recorder , Zanesville, Ohio, Friday August 2, 1968 - Sub. by FoFG]

Imre Aebuth
CADIZ, Ohio. Jan 29 -. Imre Aebuth, a Hungarian miner at Robyville. a few miles north of here, committed suicide in a most
dramatic manner this morning. He had just been married to Rosa Aeh and the settlement had turned out en masse to celebrate the event A big dance was being  held in a hall above a saloon. In the midst of the festivities  Aebuth drew a revolver and shot himself in the mouth, falling dead at the feet of  his bride, with whom he had just been dancing a quadrille.
[Philadelphia Inquirer, Jan 28, 1904 - Sub. by Linda Blue Dietz]

John A. Bingham

Cadiz, Ohio. March 19. — Hon. John A. Bingham died at his home in Cadiz this morning, aged 85 years. He had been in ill-health as the result of old age for some time, and his death was not unexpected. Two daughters survive him.
Judge Bingham was a noted orator. He served eight terms In congress from the Sixteenth Ohio district, and was minister to Japan from 1872 to 1885. He was a member of the house committee which brought Impeachment proceedings against President Johnson and as judge advocate sentenced Mrs. Surrat for conspiracy for the murder of Lincoln. He was author of the first section of the fourteenth amendment to the constitution. He was a leader in the national councils of the republican party, and was a close friend of Lincoln and Stanton.
He was voted a pension by congress in recognition of his distinguished service to the country. [Idaho Statesman, Mar 20, 1900 - Sub. by Linda Blue Dietz]

Oliver H. Burdette
Cadiz, O., April 4 - Oliver H. Burdette, died at his home at New Athens today, aged 84. He built the first steam road wagon ever used in this country, about forty-five years ago, and made the first sprocket chain ever in use, so has been considered the originator of the automobile. He only patented a few of his inventions. [Plain Dealer, Apr 5, 1914 - Sub. by Linda Blue Dietz]

Ambrose Cunningham
Cadiz, (Ohio) Jan 3 -- Afflicting Occurrence - Died, a few days since, at his residence in Cadiz township, Mr. Ambrose Cunningham. The deceased, a few days before his death, was at a neighbor's where a number of persons were collected to clear off a piece of new ground. After the business of the day was over, the deceased and mr. Robert Love, had a slight quarrel, which was soon becoming more serious, ended by Mr. Love striking the deceased on the back part of the head with the heart of a shingle bolt. The deceased survived but a few days. Love is now in jail awaiting his trial. This is the second death that has occurred in this county within three months past, at what is called a Frolic. Valentine was killed at a husking frolic, and Cunningham at a chopping frolic. Is it not time to quit frolicing? (Spectator, New York, Jan 19, 1821 - Sub by Linda Blue Dietz)

Isaiah English
CADIZ, Ohio, March 14.— Isaiah English, of Scio, a wealthy farmer and one of eighteen candidates for county commissioner, dropped dead on the street while soliciting support and passing his cards. [Tucson Daily Citizen, Mar 14, 1908 - Sub. by Linda Blue Dietz]

William Henry Gable
VAN NUYS, Calif Aug. 4 - The father of Actor Clark Gable, William Henry Gable, 78, died Wednesday at his home here of a heart ailment. The elder Gable had been a builder in Meadville, Pa., and Cadiz, Ohio. He had retired and had lived in Southern California twenty years. In addition to the actor, Gable is survived by a stepdaughter, Mrs. Frances Gable Kendall, Van Nuys. Funeral arrangements were awaiting word from his son, who is in Europe. [Dallas Morning News, Aug 5, 1948 - Sub. by Linda Blue Dietz]

A short time since, a man named Gilmore was found dead in Rock township, Harrison county, on the road from Steubenville to Canton. It is supposed that being intoxicated he fell from his horse and was frozen. - Ib.
[Republican Compiler (Gettysburg, Penn) December 8, 1824 - NP - Sub by FoFG]

Addie Mae Dent Lucas
Mrs. Annie Mae Dent Lucas, 77, wife of Jerry Lucas, died at 12:45 a.m. today at her home in Jewett, following two months of illness.
She was born at Antioch, Oh. September 8, 1869, daughter of the late George and Rebecca Ferrell Dent and was married 55 years ago to Mr. Lucas. She was a member of the Jewett Lutheran church, the Missionary society of the church and Maccabees lodge.
Surviving are her husband, a daughter; Mrs. Maude Simpson of Columbus, Oh.; two grand-children, Mary Elizabeth and Harry Simpson, and two sisters; Mrs. Bell Green, Canton Ohio and Miss Dena Dent, Jewett. Three children preceded her in death.
Friends may call at the Porter Funeral Home where funeral services will be held Monday 2 p.m. in charge of Rev. A. G. Fischer, Burial will be in the Fairview cemetery, Jewett.
[from family records of Mary Wiley, gd of Addie Lucas, unknown newspaper, Sub. by Kathi Maynard Wiley]

Daniel Franklin Lucas
Remembrance Card from Funeral : In Memory of Daniel F. Lucas. Born June 29, 1861. Passed Away April 1, 1950. Services at the Reed Funeral Parlors, Tuesday at 2:00 P.M.. Rev. Otto Fangmeyer officiating. Final Resting place, Forest Hill Cemetery. Funeral conducted by : Cledus T. Reed Funeral Home.
[Source: Remembrance Card from Funeral, Sub. by Kathi Maynard Wiley]

Obituary: Daniel F. Lucas, 88 retired section foreman, died of complications late Saturday in his home at 206 Warner Rd. S.E. in Canton. He had been suffering from a heart condition for the past five weeks.
Born in Harrison County, he moved to Canton from Sherrodsville about 50 years ago. He attended Martin Lutheran Church.
Survivors are a sister, Mrs. William Peters of Jewett and three brothers, Gerry, Joseph and Samuel Lucas, all of Jewett; two sons, William H., and John F. Lucas, both of Canton and a daughter, Mrs. Cletus Jirard, or Canton. Services will be conducted Tuesday at 2:00 P.M. in Reed Funeral Home in Canton. Burial will be in Forrest Hill Cemetery.
[Unknown newspaper, Sub. by Kathi Maynard Wiley]

George Ross
Lebanon, Ore. – George Ross, a prominent farmer of this vicinity, died at the farm home two miles north of Lebanon, May 10. Mr. Ross was born at Cadiz, Ohio, September 24, 1840, and had been a resident on the farm on which he died for 30 years. He came to Oregon in 1875, and first settled at Milwaukee, where he resided for a few years. He was a veteran of the civil war, having enlisted in July, 1861, in the Second Illinois cavalry. At Holly Springs, Mississippi, in 1863, he was seriously wounded in battle. In 1865 he was married to Ida F. English at Bloomington, Ill. She died December 27, 1907. He leaves five sons and one daughter, Frank E., Will H., Charles V., and George E. of Lebanon, and Mrs.Ida May Simonds of Clearwater, Kan.
[Submitted by Shauna Williams & Robyn Greenlund, The Spokesman-Review, May 27, 1910]

Harry Raymond Simpson
Harry R. Simpson, Jewett automobile salesman died of complications Wednesday morning at the City Hospital at Dennison. He was born on May 14, 1891 near Flushing, Ohio, the some of Thomas and Susan Tipton Simpson.
Besides his wife, Mrs. Maud Lucas, Simpson leaves two children, Mary Elizabeth Simpson and Harry Simpson, Jr., both at home; two brothers, Charles Simpson of Flushing and Albert Simpson of Pittsburgh and one sister, Miss J.E.Brady of Morriston.
He had lived in Cadiz for many years, coming to Jewett two years ago. He was a member of the Cadiz Methodist Church.
Funeral services will be held at 1:30 P.M. Friday at the home of Mrs. J.A. Lucas in Jewett, followed with services at 2:30 P.M. at the Cadiz Methodist Church. Burial will be made in Cadiz Cemetery.
[unknown newspaper - Sub. by Kathi Maynard Wiley]

Nora Maude Lucas Simpson

Maude L. Simpson, age 88, of the Worthington Nursing Home, Monday at Riverside Hospital. Preceeded in death by husband, Harry R. Simpson. Survived by daughter, Mrs. Robert ( Mary ) Wiley. 8 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren. Retired employee of Lazarus and Co. Member of the New Life Methodist Church. Friends may call at the Shaw-Davis Funeral Home, North Chapel, 4341 North High Street, Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9pm; where funeral services will be held Wednesday 10am. Internment Cadiz Union Cemetery, Cadiz, Ohio. Graveside service 2:30 pm Wednesday. Rev. G. Weir Hartman officiating.
[Columbus Dispatch May 4, 1982 page 5B - Sub by Kathi Maynard Wiley]

Henri Tamberlik
Cadiz, Feb; 2.—Newspapers here announce the death of Henri Tamberlik, the once famous Italian tenor singer. [Times Picayune, Feb 3, 1883] 


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