Highland County Ohio
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Death Notices


Martha Abbott
Mrs. Martha Abbott, 78, died in Highlands Community Hospital Saturday. She was a resident of West Union. Surviving are two sons, Dewey of Hillsboro, and Wilbur of Jamestown, and three daughters, Mrs. Pearl Howard, Mrs. Richard Kingsylver of Xenia, and Mrs. Mildred Bennington of West Union. The Rev. Jacob Couser conducted services Tuesday at 2 P. M. in the Church of Christ in Christian Union, at West Union. Burial was in the village cemetery under direction of the Ellis funeral home.
[The News Herald, Jan 4, 1951 - Submitted by Linda Blue Dietz]

Harlan P. Amen
Class of 1910 - HARLAN PAGE AMEN. Litt.D.; A.B. Harvard, 1879; A.M. Williams, 1886. B. Apr. 14, 1853, Sinking Spring, Ohio. Principal Phillips Academy, Exeter, N.H., 1895-1913. Had been President New England Assoc. of Colleges and Preparatory Schools, the Headmasters' Assoc., the New Hampshire Assoc. of Academy Teachers, and the Harvard Teachers' Assoc., and Vice-Pres. of the Massachusetts Schoolmasters' Club. Educator. D. Nov. 9, 1913, Exeter, N.H.

[Source is: Dartmouth College Necrology, 1912-1913, Hanover, N.H. Transcribed by Kim Mohler.]

Charles L. Anders
Charles L. Anders. 80, retired farmer, died suddenly in the basement of his home on South East Street about noon Tuesday. He had apparently gone to the basement to fire the furnace. Dr. J. M. Byers, county coroner, was summoned to the scene. Survivors include his widow, Anna;. one daughter, Mrs. Letha Reynolds , California ; one son. Earl, of Detroit : one foster son. W, G. Caraway, Rhode Island : three brothers, John Anders, New Martinsburg, O., William Anders, Hillsboro: Thomas Anders. Washington C. H.. and one sister. Mrs. John Spurlock, Washington C. H. Arrangements, in charge of the Evans funeral home, arc incomplete, pending arrival of relatives here.
[The News Herald, Jan 4, 1951 - Submitted by Linda Blue Dietz]


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