Lafayette Eggleston was born in Saratoga county, N. Y., September 1st, 1825, and died March 29,1897.. Mr. Eggleston came to Ohio when six years of age. His early manhood was spent in Cincinnati; for the past twenty-five years he has lived at Starr, Hocking county, Ohio. He was married to Lavina O'Neill, March 13, 1851. Four children were born of this union; his eldest daughter, Mattie, having preceded, him to the spirit world. He united with the Methodist Episcopal church thirtysix years ago, under the pastorate of Rev. J. H. Hopkins. His faith in Christ never wavered. He was a liberal supporter of the church, and took a very active part in all its business interests, having filled for years the positions of steward and trustee. He seemed conscious that the end Was near, and expressed himself as ready and willing to go. óWestern Christian Advocate.
Henry Engle, son of Samuel and Barbara Engle, was born near Ilesboro Hocking County, Ohio on Feb. 2, 1855. He departed this life at his home in New Mt. Pleasant, Ohio on May 27, 1925, aged 70 years, 3 months and 25 days. he was united in marriage to Lottie May Woolever may 21, 1901. To this union was born one son, Herman Wendel. He leaves to mourn their loss. his wife and son; three brothers, Noah, near Ilesboro; Mike of Mt. Pleasant; John of Columbus; and also one sister, Mrs. Elia Whitcraft of Alma, Michigan; besides a host of relatives and friends. He united with the M.E. Church at Mt. Pleasant, Ohio during the pastorate of Rev. N. A. Palmer about the year 1890. A little over a year aog he renewed his faith, and consecration to the Master. He was patient during his illness and often expressed himself as ready and anxious to depart and be at rest.
The Athens Messenger|
April 23, 1945
Celia English Funeral Rites Tomorrow
LOGAN--Celia Eliza English, age 72, widow of Eugene English, died at her residence on East main Street early Sunday morning after an illness of one week. Mrs English was a former resident of Gore and is survived by one daughter and one son, Mrs A B Summers of Gore and Clyde of McRock, Pa.; two brothers, F F McCollum and G W McCollum of Hanover; one sister, Mrs May Bonam, of East Liverpool. The body will remain at the Leonard Funeral Home and services will be held Tuesday morning at 10 am at the Gore United Brethern Church, with the Rev J W Steen of Junction City officiating. Burial will be made in the Newport Cemetery, Newport, O., by the Leonard Funeral Service.