FREEMAN W. FRYE was born near Uniontown, Fayette county, Pennsylvania, Sept. 19th 1825. Died at his home near Union Furnace. Ohio, Dec. 16th 1894. he accompanied his parents to this state when about ten years old and resised with them in Noble county, until his marriage to Jane F. Archibald in November, 1850. After marriage he resisded near McArthur until 1863 when he removed to the farm where he died. He enlisted in Company F. 56 Reg. O.V.I. in October 1861 and served over one year, when he was honerably discharged on account of ill health superinduced by an attack of typhoid fever contracted while in the service. He neer recovered from the effects of this attack and was a constant sufferer until his death. He was bound down with sorrow by the death of his wife Feb. 15. 1891 and never appreared the same afterwards. Seen children were born to him, all alive at the present time. He united with the M.E. church November 4th 1894 and professed a saving faith in the merits of the blood of our Lord Jesus Christ. During his last illness he was tenderly cared for by loving children and sympathetic neighbors and friends. "Hands by heaven made silken soft to sooth the brow of love or pain" cheerfully ministered to him, and all that human agency could effect [missing words here] the dying hour that was [missing words here] him. Death was [the rest of the obituary is missing.]
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The Ohio Democrat|
February 2 1899
William Hamilton Frey William was born near Uniontown, Fayette county, Penn., Dec 14th, 1822, died at his home in Hocking county, Ohio, Jan 13th 1899; aged 76 years and 29 days. He came with his parents to this state when about thirteen years of age and resided with them in Noble County for several years, and then went to McArthur, where he remained for sometime, his ocupation being that of a carpenter. He came from there to the farm where he died. He joined the Christian Church at Mt Zion about thirty years ago; was a great Bible reader, and could expound most any of the scripture, and during his failing health found great comfort in his bible, he never married but went alone through his long journey of life.
He leaves four sisters to mourn their loss; his father, mother, two brothers and two sisters having preceded him to the other shore. During his last illness he bore his sufferings patiently and without complaint. A short time before his death he expressed a willingness to depart this life if it was the Lods's will. All was done that willing hands and loving hearts could doto keep him with us, but the Lord wanted his own, and as the shades of the evening twqilight began to gather around us, calmly and peacefully he passed from earth to that glorious haven of rest.
Funeral service from his late residence, conducted by Rev Jewett, of the M. E. Church. Interrment in the Groves Cemetery, where amidst the many relatives and friends he was laid to rest until the great resurrection morn.
The departed spirit gentle as a dove
From mortality did release
And winged its flight above
Where all is joy and peace.
|The Hocking Sentinel|
Feb 5 1903
Miss Hortense Feike daughter of Mr Geo. Feike formerly of our city, who died in Marietta on last Tuesday, was buried today in Oak Grove cemetery this city. Funeral from the Lutheran church.
|Fort Wayne Sentinel|
Feb 25 1911
Mrs Christena Furness was born in Hocking county, Ohio, December 27, 1886, and departed this life at Edgerton, Ind., Feb 20 1911, aged 75 years, 1 month and 23 days. She is survived by six children, twenty-two grandchildren and thirteen great grandchildren, besides a host of friends to mourn her loss.
|The Hocking Sentinel|
May 14 1896
Mrs David Funk, one of our oldest citizens, died at her home on Scotch Creek on last Friday, May 8, and was buried at the Baptist cemetery near her home. Rev Tussing conducting the religious exercises. Her age was 91 years 7 months and 14 days.
Jan. 18, 1830
Fulk, Richard, of Hocking Co., Ohio, died 25 Dec 1829
(Contributed by Kim Torp)