[C]Hocking County Ohio Obituaries

The Ohio Democrat
Sept 2 1893
Jacob R Calvert was born in Warren Co Virginia, Nov. 1st, 1824 died at his home near the Rock House Aug. 23 1803, aged 69 years, 9 months, 22 days.
He joined the Baptist church about the year of 1849 and remained a faithful and influential member the rest of his life. He was married to Margared F. Grant Oct. 14, 1851. This union was blessed with 11 children, 8 sons and three daughters, four of these have gone to the spirit world. Great was his suffering, yet he was patient and his trust in the Savior never wavered.
In his home and in society he was always cheerful and of a happy contented disposition, ever ready to help the weary. No one was sick in the neighborhood that he did not visit and help to wait on. No one will be more sadly missed than Father Calvert in his home and in the church and among those who knew him best. Deceased leaves a loving wife, six sons, one daughter, twenty one grand-children and a large circle of friends to mourn his loss. His funeral took place at Pleasant Rock church on Thursday, Aug. 24, 1893, Rev. A B Wetherby officiating.

Well Known Resident Dies Here Monday
MRS. ALBERT CAMPBELL Had Been Ill for More Than Two Weeks
Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Campbell, 74, wife of Albert Campbell, died at the family home near Logan about 3:30 o'clock Monday morning. She had been ill for more than two weeks. Death was due to complications resulting from gall trouble. Mrs. Campbell who was a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. John Keller was a native of Hocking County and had always resided in this vicinity. On September 16, 1928, it was the privilege of Mr. and Mrs. Campbell to celebrate their Golden Wedding Anniversary and at this time they were joined by about eighty relatives and friends. About six weeks ago Mrs. Campbell had suffered a fractured right arm when she fell at her home. Besides the husband Mrs. Campbell is survived by three daughters, Mrs. Charles Rheinscheld of Columbus; Mrs. J.E. Roher, Logan; Mrs. George Greybill of Amherst; four sons, John of Detroit, Mich; Charles of Columbus and Homer and Frank, Logan; one sister, Mrs. John Engle, Westerville and three brothers WIlliam Keller of Columbus and Jacob and Eli Keller of Logan. Funeral services were held at the First United Brethern church, Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock with the Rev. E.H. Dailey officiating. Interment was made in Oak Grove cemetery by Heinlein Bros. -Unknown Newspaper clipping from Hocking County Historical Society
The Democrat Sentinel
May 7 1925
Infant Canan, son of Mr and Mrs Warren Canan of Marion Township, died Friday afternoon at 3:30 o'clock. Interment was made in Pleasant Hill cemetery by Leonard Bros., funeral directors
The Democrat Sentinel
May 28 1925
The death of Joan Irene Canty occurred at the home of her parents, Mr and Mrs Leo Canty of Warner Avenue, Tuesday. Her death, which was due to auto intoxication, occurred on her first birthday. Funeral services were held this morning at nine o'clock from the St John's Catholic church, Rev. Fr. Nevin officiating. interment was made in Oak Grove, with Heinlein Bros. in charge.
Feb 2 1913
Mrs Cassiday Is Buried
Woman Long Resident of Portland, Laid to Rest in Lone Fir.
Funeral services for the late Mrs Elizabeth J Cassidy, who died suddenly last Tuesday night were held at Finley's chapel Friday, interment being in Lone Fir cemetery. Rev Benjamin Young, pastor of the Taylor-Street Methodist Episcopal Church conducted the obsequies. Floral offerings were many. The pallbearers were: Allan R Joy, George A Long, Charles Hough, Wallace Frailey, Horace Stevens and Captain Holcomb. Mrs Cassidy was born in Hocking County, Ohio, 64 years ago, and came to Portland in 1889, the year following the death of her husband, who was a veteran of the Civil War. For the past six and a half years she has conducted the Cambridge rooming-house. A sudden attack of acute gastritis is believed to have caused her death. She is survived by two sisters, Mrs Emelia Garlinger, of Seattle; Mrs Jessie Shibley, of Philadelphia, and Joseph W Bartlett, of Dallas, Tex. a brother, besides a son and daughter, Fred W Cassiday and Mrs Lillian Harned, both of Portland, and grandchildren, Fred and Helen Jeffers and Haldane Harned.

The Logan Daily News (Logan, Ohio) · Mon, Jan 13, 1936 · Page 6

Husband of Former Logan Woman Dies Suddenly in Lancaster

George Chapman, 49, well known in Logan, dies suddenly of a heart attack at his home in Lancaster at 1am yesterday. Mr. Chapman had not been well for several months but had worked all day Saturday and had seemed no worse than usual.

He is survived by the widow, Mrs. Margaret Savey Chapman, and six children of Lancaster; his mother, Mrs. Phil Chapman, of that city and twp sisters. He is a son-in-law of Mrs. Sarah Savey of Logan.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at the home, 231 Union St.
Amos A. Clark LOGAN — Amos A. Clark, 72, of 534 E. Second St., died in Veterans Hospital, Huntington, W. Va. Wednesday afternoon. He had been a patient the past year. He was the son of Fieldon J. (Tude) and Mary Jane Washburn Clark, and was born in Union Furnace. He had spent most of Ms life in Union Furnace, and had made his home in recent years with his sister, Mrs. 0. H. Bryan of 534 E. Second St. Surviving are three sisters, Mrs. Ruth Bryan and Mrs. Grace Cehrs, both of Logan; and Mrs. Alma Abram, Columbus; and a brother, Charges of Union Furnace. Mr. Clark was a veteran of World War I and a retired oil well driller. He was a member of the Logan EUB Church. Services will be conducted Saturday, 2 p.m., at the Heinlein funeral home, with the Rev. D. S. Dunkle officiating. Burial wiU be'in Oak Grove Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home after Thursday, 7 p.m.
Unknown Newspaper clipping, HCHS. Typed at bottom of obit: Died Wednesday, Sept. 4, 1965
Fielden Jerome Clark
In memory of Fielden Jerome Clark son of Miles and Mary Jane Clark who was born May 26, 1857 and departed this.life June 1st. 1936 at the age of seventy nine. He was.united in marriage to Mary Jane Washburn January 1st 1880 and to them were born nine children, five sons and four daughters. The following children survive, Fred-and Amos of the home, Charles of Union Furnace, Mrs. Carrie Cyrus of near Logan, Mrs. Alma Abrams of Columbus, O., Mrs. Ruth Bryan and Mrs. Grace Cehres of Union Furnace. The wife and two sons preceded him in death. Besides the children he leaves to mourn his going four brothers and three sisters. L.D. Clark of Colurnbus, O. Wm. Clark of Delaware, O., G.W. Clark of Logan, O. Edward Clark of St. Petersburg,. Fla. Mrs.Ida Matthias of Delaware, O., Mrs. Margaret Atkinson of Corning, O. and Mrs. Sadie Bowman of Union Furnace. One sister preceeded him in death. There are twenty four grand-children and sixteen great grand-children and many other relatives and friends. Early in life he accepted Christ as his Saviour and united with the Methodist Church. Later he transferred his membership to the United Brethren Church of Union Furnace of which he was a faithful member until death.. He was also a member of Kilbourn Lodge No. 635, Knights of Pythias at Union Furnace.
He lived almost his entire life in this community and of course he had a large number of friends and acquaintances who cherish the memory of his long and useful life. We believe we can truthfully say of him,
"Servant of God, well done!
Thy glorious warfare past
The battle's fought the race is won
And thou are crowned at least."
We wish, to thank everyone who
assisted in any way during the sickness and death of our father,
alsofor the lovely flowers.
The Children.
-Unknown newspaper clipping, HCHS

The Ohio Democrat., November 05, 1887

Oct. 28, 1887.
Mary Lenora Clark, died in Gore Oct. 22, 1887, aged 21 years 6 mos. and 3 days. She joined the M.E. church in 1881, and lived a devoted Christian life until she fell by the hand of that dread disease Consumption. This sister has been a great sufferer since last March, yet she was patient and happy, frequently singing and talking of heaven and friends there. She spent her last moments in singing. She leaves a husband and one child with other near friends to mourn. She was buried in Gore Cemetery on Sabbath afternoon.

"We shall sleep but not forever,
There will be a glorious dawn."
Lewis Coakley was born January 1st, 1849, and died December 19th, 1897, aged 48 years, 11 months and 11 days. In March of the year 1868 he was married to Miss Elizabeth Ballard, this union was bleassed with 11 children; 8 sons and 3 daughters, one daughter having preceded him to the spirit world. Mr Coakley was a kind and obliging neighbor, well respected by all who knew him, strictly honest in his dealings. He came to his death by being kicked by a horse and lingered but a few days. He was conscious of the fact that his end was approaching, and made preparations for it. He began to set his house in order, his business and family affairs were arranged. He sought pardon for his sins and found peace in Christ, and said he was prepared to go. He spoke encouraging words to his family as to how they should live, and gave advice for the proper training of his grandchildren. He leaves a father, 2 brothers, a wife, 10 children and 2 grandchildren to mourn their loss.
-Unknown Newspaper clipping from Hocking County Historical Society, handwritten date of 12-31-1897
Obituary of John Crawford
John Crawford was born in the state of Pennsylvania, June 30th 1811. he moved to this state when about 7 years old, with his parents and settled in Morgan county. Soon after his marriage to Miss Susan Hanesworth, which took place June 20th, 1833, he moved to this county and settled on his farm in Washington township, near Ilesboro, where he lived until 1870, when he moved to Logan, and remained to the time of his death, which took place the evening of the 20th of January, 1884,--making his age at the time of death, 72 years, 6 months and 20 days. He married for his second wife Mrs Lucy A Davis, a widow lady from perry county, on the 10th day of May, 1863. There were by the first marriage, 6 children, one of whom is dead; by the second marriage, 3 children, all of whom are living--in all, 9 children, 8 of whom are atill living. He was Justice of the Peace in Washington township for 27 years and never had his judgement superceded by a higher court, in any action brought before him. he was also Mayor of this place for a number of years.
-Unknown Newspaper clipping from Hocking County Historical Society, handwritten date of 1-31-1884

The Hocking Republican
Feb 18, 1904
Mrs. D.J. Cresap  died at the home of her daughter, Mrs Webb Poston, at Nelsonville, Ohio, Saturday, February 13th, 1904.

Mrs Cresap was born in Maysville, Kentucky, March 7, 1827. Her early life was spent at Ripley, Brown County, Ohio, where she married Mr. Daniel Cresap. She was a resident of Logan for nearly forty years and was always promonently identified with church affairs and charitable work. Her husband was for a long time a member of the firm of Rose & Cresap.She leaves a son, Mr. Lee Cresap of Pensacola, Florida, and a daughter, Mrs. Webb Poston of Nelsonville, Ohio.

She was the mother of Mrs. J.B. Dollison, with whom she lived for over ten years. After the death of Mrs. Dollison she made her home with Mrs. Poston in Nelsonville. Her death was caused by heart failure and the weakness incident to old age.

The funeral services were held at Nelsonville on Monday morning after which she was brought to Logan for interment in Oak Grove.
Daniel John Cresap was born November 14, near Cumberland, md., and died Thursday, March 10, 1892 in the 78th year of his age. He was the son of Joseph and Sidney (Sanford) Cresap, and great grandson of Coloel Thomas Cresap, pioneer of western Maryland. Early in life he was thrown on his own resources by the death of his parents. In 1830 he came to Ohio and engaged in the clothing business in Cincinnati. In 1839 he was united in marriage to Larabe Baseman, of Ellicott City, Maryland who died six years later. To them were born three children, two of whom yet survive. In 1845, the deceased was married to Elizabeth Campbell of Ripley, Ohio. To them were born eight children, four of whom with the mother are yet living. In 1866 he came to Logan and became the senior partner of the clothing firm of Rose & Cresap. Mr Cresap united with the First Presbyterian church of Logan, September 24, 1890 on profession of his faith in Christ. Since that time as health would permit, he was diligent in his attendence upon religious services and has been exemplary in his Christian walk before men.
-Unknown newspaper clipping, HCHS
Death of an Old Veteran
Andy Collison, a veteran of the civil war and one of the best known residents of the county, died at his home in Washington township Friday afternoon at the advanced age of 76 years. He leaves a wife, two children and one grandchild to mourn his loss. His funeral, under the direction of J.F. Harden & Co., was from the Lutheran church at Ewing Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock, Rev. Spoehn officiating. He was a member of the 58th O.V.I. and six of his old comrades, John Nihizer, George Krinn, Harvey Stultz, John Krinn, Squire George Krinn and Samuel Highley, carried him to his last resting place among his kindred dead to await the "assembly" call.
Unknown newspaper clipping from HCHS-handwritten date of 11-5-1903
The Ohio Democrat
March 15, 1906
Mrs Collins Passes Away
Ida May Poston was born at Nelsonville, Ohio Feb 1854. At the time of her death, Monday evening at ten o'clock she was 52 years and 12 days old. She came to Logan at the age of eleven and on Feb. 25, 1890 was married to Isaac Newton Collins, who died Oct. 1896. No children were born to this union. Mrs Collins has been a resident of Logan ever since 1865. For several years her health has been poor, and four or five months ago her friends saw that the final decline had commenced. Mrs Collins is survived by two brothers Mr J D Poston of Columbus, Ohio, and Mr W W Poston of Nelsonville; and by two sisters Mrs Minna Locke of Chicago, and Mrs D W Carlisle, of Phoenix, Arizonia all of these were present at the funeral except Mrs Carlisle, who is ill.
Funeral services were conducted at the home, today at 2 pm., by Rev. Wilson, pastor of the Presbyterian CHurch, of which she was a member. Music was furnished by the church choir.
Death of Clifford Cook
On Tuesday morning occcured the death of Cliff Cook, one of the practical wood-workers and cabinet-makers of Logan, recently with Snider & Co. He has been going down rapidly for several months with tuberculosis, and nothing could be done for him but minister to his comforts and await the end. He has lain sick, and died at his mother's home, and she with his wife and family, and his brothers and sisters have the deep sympathy of the community. He was buried today from the U.B. Church under auspices of the Maccabees. We will publish obituary next week.
Unknown newspaper clipping from HCHS-handwritten date of 4-14-1904

The Hocking Republican
Apr 21, 1904
Clifton C. Cook-was born in Hocking county, February 8, 1874, died April 12, 1904, aged 30 years, two months and four days. When 13 years of age he joined the Methodist Episcopal church in Benton township, where he remained a faithful member until the family move to Logan, soon after which he joined the United Brethren church in which he remained a faithful and much loved member until his death. In Clifton Cook's death, Logan has lost a meek, quiet and loyal citizen, the Knights of Maccabees an honorable  and examplary member, the U.B. church, one she loved dearly and respected much, the family a beloved brother and son, the wife and little ones, a loving and affectionate husband and father. But their temporary loss, is his, and Heaven's eternal gain.
The Lancaster Daily Eagle
November 23 1917
Farmer Dies
In Good Hope Township, Hocking County Over the Line from Sugar Grove
Edward F Conrad, 60, a farmer of Good Hope township, Hocking county, died at his home about three miles south of Sugar Grove of bronchial trouble after about a month's illness. He is survived by five children, three sons and two daughters. The funeral will be conducted on Sunday afternoon at two o'clock at the UB Church at Rockbridge and burial will take place in Fair View cemetery. Stropel and Sheridan will have charge of the obsequies.
The Democrat-Sentinel
July 16, 1908
Mrs. James CONWAY, Dead
On Monday of this week occured the death of Mrs. James Conway, at her home on East Main street in Logan. She had been sick and suffering some time with stomach trouble, resulting at last in her death. Her husband and a young man, son and daughter preceeded her some years ago to the better land. She has a son, Mason Conway, married and living in Columbus, and a step son, Rev. Carlton Conway, of South Dakota. Mrs. Conway's maiden name was Jane Mason, daughter of John and Rachel Mason ; she was born in Green county, Pa., April 27, 1845, and died July 13, 1908, being 63 years, 2 mouths and 16 days of age at the time of her death. She was married to James Conway, May 23, 1869. Their home was near Union Furnace on their beautiful farm for many years, but since the death of her husband and children she has lived in Logan the past twelve years. She held membership in the Eastern Star lodge, in the Woman's Relief Corps and in the M. E. church. In her demise Logan has lost one of her most exemplary women; a kind neighbor, a noble mother. The funeral occured today at 10 o'clock from the home, Rev. T. B. White officiating.
Unknown newspaper clipping, HCHS
Mr Israel Cotterman, one of Hocking County's good farmers dead. He was born June 28, 1830, in Hopewell township, Perry County. At the age of 23 years, January 20, 1853 he was married to Magdalena Martzolff, which union was blessed with eight children, three sons and five daughters. His health was good until within the last year, when he began to grow feeble. Saturday September 24th he feel asleep in Jesus at the age of 74 years, three months and four days, leaving a widow, two sons, five daughters, four brothers, two sisters, 22 grandchildren and a host of friends to mourn his loss. He was buried in the St John's cemetery of the Evangelist Lutheran church, Rev E.G. Spoehr offciating.
Unknown newspaper clipping, HCHS

The Hocking Republican
Sep 29, 1904
Another Typhoid Victim.
Israel Cotterman one of Hocking's oldest citizens died at his home near Logan Friday night, another victim of typhoid fever. The death of his son-in-law Solomon Blum occurred the previous, from the same disease. Mr Cotterman was well known all over the county, was a good citizen and a Christian, being a member of the Evangelical Lutheran church. He leaves a large family and a large circle of friends and neighbors.

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