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Death Notices


William Halterman
William Halterman is Claimed Following Month's Illness
William Halterman, 76-year-old Jackson resident, succumbed at his home on Chestnut street Monday afternoon at 12:30 o'clock following an illness of one month due to complications.
Born in Jackson, Mr. Halterman had resided here all his life. For many years he was engaged as a coal miner.
Mr. Halterman is survived by one sister, Mrs. June Knecht. His wife preceded him in death several years ago.
Funeral services will be conducted at the Clyde E. Mayhew funeral home, Thursday afternoon at two o'clock.
Interment will follow in the Fairmount cemetery.
[Jackson Herald, Tuesday, January 24, 1950 - Contributed by: Donna Scurlock]

George B. Hanna
George B. Hanna died March 18, at Leavenworth, Kansas, aged 75 years. He was a son of Wilson and Martha Crookham Hanna and was born in Lick. He was a soldier in the 129 O V I and went west after the War. Two daughters Mesdames Mabel Petty and Edith Burnett survive. He was a cousin of the McKitterick brothers and sisters and had many other relatives in this county.
[Jackson Standard Journal, Wednesday, April 3, 1918 - Contributed by: Donna Scurlock]

John J. Hanna
John J. Hanna, 70, passed away Sunday morning from a paralytic stroke. For many years he was a familiar figure in Jackson, being one of the most industrious of citizens.
He is survived by three sisters, Misses Julia and Jessie Hanna of this city and Mrs. Ida Pickrel of London, Ohio.
Funeral services were held at the home, Tuesday afternoon Interment in Fairmount in charge of undertakers, Ridgeway and Thomas.
[Jackson Standard Journal, Wednesday, April 13, 1921 - Contributed by: Donna Scurlock]

Albert Harper
Member of Prominent Family Dies in Liberty Twp.
Mr. Albert Harper died Wednesday morning at his hoome in Liberty township at the age of 75 years from an attack of heart trouble which ended his life a short time after he was stricken. He was in his usual health and had not complained of special illness. In fact he had been active for a man of his age and had gone about his usual routine until the time of his death. He was stricken in the night and his wife was attracted by his unusual breathing. Her efforts to relieve him were in vain, death following immediately.
Mr. Harper was a member of a well known Jackson county family. Attorney John Harper now living in Columbus was one of the most prominent members of the family having until a few years ago been connected with the Jackson bar. Other members are Mrs. John Howell, and Mrs. Matilda Horton, Jackson; Mrs. J. D. Horton, Plevna, Kan.; Dr. E. A. Harper, Columbus; Mrs. Margaret Neeramer, New York; Dr. Joseph A. Harper, Wellston. His widow survives him and four children, Mrs. Thomas Coty and Joseph Harper, Rockford, Ill.; Mrs. Stella Claar and Mrs. Ida Brunnen, Springfield.
Clyde Mayhew is making the funeral arrangements and the burial will be from Oakland church, Saturday at 2 p.m. with Rev. Roy Standiford, of Coalton conducting the services.
[Jackson Herald, Saturday, March 29, 1930 - Contributed by: Donna Scurlock]

Wm. K. Hastings

This comes from Philadelphia, under date of Oct. 27th:
Early this morning, Wm. K. Hastings, supposed to be a resident of Jackson County, Ohio, committed suicide by shooting himself in the forehead, at League Island. The body was taken to the morgue, and, on making an examination, a note was found in one of the pockets, which read as follows: "My watch give to Ike. Live on and prosper. This terrible mystery will never be brought to light. I hope to God you may live to see the day. The truth is not now known and I am helpless."
There was neither signature nor address to the letter. Consequently no clue can be obtained as to the circumstances leading to the act.
Mr. Hastings occupied the position of Common Pleas Judge in the Jackson district, a few years since. He was predisposed to mental aberation. Three years ago he was thus affected, and his recovery has never been complete.
[Gallipolis Journal, (Gallipolis, Oh.) Thursday, November 02, 1876 - Sub by Kathy McDaniel]

Harry Hayburn
WELLSTON, Ohio — Harry Hayburn, 89, of Wellston, died at 2:30 a.m. today at home. A native of Jackson County,he is survived by a daughter Mrs. Dorothy Davis of Wellston, and a son, Loren, with whom he resided. Services are to conducted Sunday at 1:30 p.m. at Rogers Funeral Home in Wellston, with A.B. Malloy officiating. Interment,is to be in Lincoln Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home from 7 to 9 p.m Saturday.
[Friday, Feb 12, 1971, Page 14 Portsmouth Times, Portmouth, Ohio - Contributed by: Nancy Downard]

Charlotte Evelyn Landrum Hayth
Services were held for Charlotte Evelyn Hayth, 91, of Fresno, California, who died Saturday, June 19.
She was the wife of the late Thomas Jesse Hayth and both were born and raised in Jackson.
She is survived by a brother, Glendon Landrum of Jackson; a daughter, Virginia Ulliman of Fresno, California; two grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and cousins in the Jackson area. Graveside services were held June 24, at Holy Sepulchur Cemetery in Orange, California.
[Journal - Herald, Monday, June 28, 1993 - Contributed by: Donna Scurlock]

Mary Alpharetta Landrum Hayth
Mrs. Mary A. Hayth, 81, died at her home on Jackson rt. 3 at 12:30 pm Thursday after several years illness.
A native and lifelong resident of Jackson County, she was born on May 6, 1877.
Surviving are her husband, Pat, and seven children: Chester and Patrick, Jr., both of Akron; Ashton and Mrs. William Coyan, Jr., both of Jackson; and Mrs. Floyd Storer, Mrs. Walter Young and Olan Hayth, all of Jackson, rt. 3.
She also leaves one sister, Mrs. Frank Erwin, of Jackson, 27 grandchildren and 28 great grandchildren.
The remains will be taken to the residence Friday evening and funeral services will be conducted there at 2 pm Sunday with Rev. Alfred Tripp officiating. Burial will follow in Pierce cemetery under the direction of Don Sperry.
[Jackson Herald, Jackson, Ohio, Friday, April 3, 1959 - Contributed by: Donna Scurlock]

James A. Henderson
James A. Henderson, 71 year old Jackson, county resident, passed away at the home of his son Lewis Henderson, on Jackson route 2, on Sunday.
In failing health for some time, death was attributed to a complication of ailments.
He is survived by two sons, Homer Henderson and Lewis, with whom he made his home; and two daughters, Mrs. Louisa Smith of Jackson, and Mrs. Hobart Jenkins, of Chillicothe.
He also leaves 3 sisters, Mrs. Callie Walker, of Jackson; Mrs. John Riegel of Florida and Mrs. William Aleshire of Waverly.
Funeral services will be conducted at two o'clock Wednesday afternoon from the Jackson Methodist church with Rev. C. J. Yeisloy officiating and burial will be made in Fairmount cemetery under the direction of Clyde E. Mayhew.
[Jackson Herald, Jackson, Ohio, Tuesday, July 23, 1940]

James A. Henderson
James A. Henderson, son of Thomas and Eliza Henderson was born in Jackson county, September 19th,-1968, and came to the end of this life, July 21, 1940 at the age of 71 years, 10 months and 2 days. He was united in marriage to Miss Hattie Lucas, November 22, 1893 and to this union four children were born.
Mr. Henderson spent most of his life on his farm south west of Jackson and was known as an efficient and industrious farmer and was respected and loved by his neighbors. He early gave his life to God uniting with Buckeye Methodist church, later transferring his membership to the Jackson Methodist church of which he was a member at the time of his death.
Mr. Henderson was preceded in death by his wife who died November 28, 1928. Also by one brother, Alex Henderson and two sisters, Mrs. Otha Perkins and Mrs. Cyrus Brookins. He is survived by the four children, Homer and Lewis Henderson and Mrs. Lewis Smith, all of Jackson and Mrs. Hobert Jenkins of Chillicothe; also by three sisters, Mrs. Callie Walker, of Jackson; Mrs. John Riegel of Florida; and Mrs. Will Aleshire of Waverly and thirteen great children and many true and sincere friends.
Dearest father, you have left. And our loss we deeply feel. All is dark within our swelling. Lonely are our hearts today. For the one we love so deeply, Has forever passed away. Whether of joy or sadness. And each must have his share. Time brings its vivid happenings. For all we must prepare. No one exempt from trouble.
[Jackson Herald, Jackson, Ohio, Friday, August 2, 1940 - Contributed by: Donna Scurlock]

Julian Willie Henderson
Julian Willie Henderson, son of Charles W. and Clara Bell Henderson died of Thypoid fever at his residence near the O. S. Depot, Jackson, Ohio, Sept 12th, 1884, aged 2 years, 4 months and 29 days. The funeral services were conducted by the writer. "Suffer little children to come unto and forbid them not, for of such if the kingdom of God." W. D. Hendrickson

[Jackson Standard, Thursday, September 18, 1884 - Contributed by: Donna Scurlock]

Susana Virginia Scurlock Henn
Susan V. Henn, only daughter of Hiram and Nancy Scurlock was born in Jackson Co., Ohio May 14, 1864 and departed this life Sept. 14, 1921 aged 57 years 4 m.
She was married to Frank D. Henn of Denver, Col. Feb 5, 1908. After spending a few years in the west she returned to her natal spot where she spent the remaining years of her life.
In early years, she united with the Christian Union church at Pleasant Grove. The departed was of a quiet and sunny disposition that made life pleasant for her and all around her.
When quite young her mother died and left to her the care of the family. She was a real mother to her young brother and thus kept the family together and they were permitted to grow up in each others fellowship. Ministering to others is one of the great duties of our life which brings not only blessings in this life, but the hope of future reward. To live for others is noble truth like. To live for self deserves no reward and will receive no crown of glory.
Christ went about in a quiet humble way, not seeking the glory of men, but doing good to all who were in need. So may we follow in the footsteps of the Master, doing little deeds of kindness and helping to bear the burdens of the needy and sick. So may our lives be filled with the sunshine of human kindness like that of our departed sister, that other hearts around us may be cheered and blessed.
For the last two years she had been in declining health as the result of a weak heart, which gradually grew worse until relieved by death. She leaves to mourn her loss a husband, three brothers viz: Elisha of the old home, John and Herbert who live near by, one uncle George W. Scurlock and a great many other relatives and friends.
We wish to express our heartfelt thanks to our neighbors and friends during the sickness and death of our wife and sister.
Husband and Brothers
[Jackson Standard-Journal, Wednesday, September 21, 1921 - Contributed by: Donna Scurlock]

Elias Hildenbrand
Elias Hildenbrand was born near Steubenville, Ohio, April 17, 1806; was married to Mary Wykoff March 17, 1830; removed to Jackson Co. in 1839, removed to Greenfield in 1871, where he died March 17, 1888, lacking one month of being 82 years old. He was received into fellowship of the Jackson Baptist Church on profession of faith in Christ and by baptism in the year 1843. Immediately after uniting with the church he was elected to the office of deacon, which he honorably filled till he removed to Greenfield in 1871. He was also for many years Clerk of the Central Association, to which organization his church belonged. He loved the cause of Christ, and loved the church to which he belonged, and in it he was one of the chief pillars so long as he remained in Jackson. He was indeed a religious man, and this characteristic was prominent, and when mind and body had become so enfeebled that he took little notice of what was going on around him, his face would light up at the mention of some favorite Scripture or familiar hymn. To him and his wife were born eleven children, three sons and eight daughters; the sons all died when quite young; the daughters are all living and mourn with their mother the loss of a kind husband and a loving father. But while the eyes are wet with weeping and the heart heavy with grief there comes the still small voice, saying, that the beloved husband and father has entered into the rest which awaits the people of God.
[Jackson Standard, Thursday, March 22, 1888 - Contributed by: Donna Scurlock]

Leah Hildenbrand
Miss Leah Hildenbrand was born May 12, 1838 and died February 20, 1917. She spent almost all of the last two years of her life with the family of John W. Scurlock near South Webster in Scioto county. She took care of her parents for many years before their deaths after which time she lived with her sister Mrs. Wm. Aleshire for about ten years until the latter's death about six years ago.
She was a consistent Christian nearly all her life. She is survived by three sisters and a large number of nephews and nieces all of whom loved her dearly. We laid her remains away February 22 in beautiful Fairmount with the blessed assurance that her spirit is with her God. F. P. Vorhis was undertaker and Rev. M. L. Stone officiated.
[Jackson Standard Journal, Wednesday, Febuary 28, 1917 - Contributed by: Donna Scurlock]

Mary Hildenbrand
Mrs. Mary Hildenbrand, widow of Elias Hildenbrand, died at her home on South Street, Wednesday July 26th. Her funeral was held at the home last Saturday, and her remains were interred in Fairmount Cemetery. She was born November 19, 1810. She and her husband came to this county from Jefferson County, Ohio about 1840, and they settled in Lick township in 1847. In 1871, they removed to Greenfield, Ohio, where the husband died March 17, 1888, aged 81 years and 11 months. She and daughter Leah, then returned to this county, and the latter remained with her mother until her death. She had three sons, and eight daughters. The sons died in youth, but the daughters survive. They are Leah, who lived with her mother, Mrs. Matilda Behm who lives at Keitesville, Missouri, Mrs. Mary Behm who lives in Sullivan County, Indiana, Mrs. Ann Burris who lives in Harrison County, Missouri, Mrs. Eliza Chesnut of Greenfield, Ohio, Mrs. Catherine Aleshire, Mrs. Elizabeth Scurlock and Mrs. Martha Hank, all of this county.
[Jackson Standard Journal, Wednesday, August 2, 1899 - Contributed by: Donna Scurlock]

Clara Alice "Allie" Scurlock Hipple
Relatives here have been notified of the death of Mrs. J. C. Hipple at Teague, Texas, May 12.
Mrs. Hipple is a native of this county and she and her husband have lived in Texas for more than 40 years. In addition to her husband, she is survived by a son Virgil Hipple, Teague, Texas; a brother, Emerson Scurlock, route 4; a sister, Mrs. Elizabeth McGhee of Wellston. Dr. C. C. Fitzpatrick and George Scurlock of Jackson are nephews.
[Jackson Herald, Tuesday, May 23, 1938 - Contributed by: Donna Scurlock]

Susie Holcomb
Susie, daughter of Jacob and Elizabeth Swingle was born at Zaleski, Vinton Co., Sept. 8, 1881. Died July 20th, 1930, age 48 yrs., 10 months, 20 days. She was united in marriage to Mr. Wm. Holcomb, Dec. 30th, 1909. She leaves her husband and an adopted daughter, also her mother, five sisters, and five brothers. One brother and father preceded her in death. Mrs. Nettie Hensley of Russell, Ky., Leona Stevison of Jackson Rt 4, Elmer of Jackson, Carrie Ervin of Jackson, James of Akron, Lewis of Columbus, Meda Richert of Columbus, Odis of Columbus, Blanche at home. She united in the Baptist church of Jackson in her early girlhood days, later in life moving her membership at the U. B. church of Victory Chapel where she remained a faithful member until death. She was a kind and loving wife, a good neighbor, always ready to assist those who needed assistance. Susie's gone, but not forgotten. Her sweet face we'll see no more. She has gone home, in heaven. To that bright and happy shore. How we miss her no one knows. Oh, so hard to see her go. Now she's resting, sweetly resting. Just an angel white as snow. Farewell, for a while, But, when the days of life are fled, We'll try and meet thee Where no farewell tears are shed.
Pleasant as the air of evening Tho she suffered unknown pain, Sweetest thoughts shall ever linger Our loss, was her eternal gain.
We desire to extend our sincere thanks to our neighbors and our friends for their kindness during the sickness and death of our daughter and sister, also friends who sent beautiful flowers, Undertaker, Charles Wood for his officient service and Rev. Staniford and Rev. Ludwick for their consoling words, also the choir for the beautiful music. Mother and family

[Jackson Herald, Saturday, August 2, 1930 - Contributed by: Donna Scurlock]

John Hoop
John Hoop died at Hanging Rock, Lawrence county, last week. He was near 60 years of age. He resided in Jackson some years ago. We first became acquainted with Mr. Hoop in the year 1843, when his father, the late Peter Hoop, was building the steam mill, near Oak Hill. [The Jackson Standard (Jackson, OH) 19 Feb 1880, pg. 3]

Samuel L. Hull
Samuel L. Hull was born in Columbiana county, Ohio on the 24th day of October, 1814, and died on the 4th day of October 1882, at the age of 67 years, 11 months and 10 days.
He was married to Mary Hartley, of Columbiana county in May, 1836, and by this marriage he was the father of 11 children. Six have preceded him to the spiritland, and five remain to mourn their loss of a kind and affectionate father, and the aged mother mourns her loss of a true and Christian husband. When he started in life, the first thing that he did was to help provide for his aged parents a comfortable home in Columbiana county. He came to this county in 1815, and for a time followed school teaching and farming, eventually settling down to farming as his favorite avocation in life. He was frequently called upon to fill places of honor and trust, but having no aspirations for public life, always declined, and willingly gave place to others. He joined the Christian church when a young man, and lived a consistent member of said church for over 45 years. He spent the best part of his life in the service of his Heavenly Master. He gave liberally to the support of the church. He was a good neighbor and citizen and that his words were always true was the pride of his life, and religiously he was a Christian gentleman in the highest sense of the term. The funeral services took place at his residence on the 5th of October, and were attended by a large and attentive audience. They were conducted by Rev. J. P. Ewing of the Christian church, and assisted by Rev. W. D. Cherington of the M. E. church, after which he was buried at the Union cemetery. Armpstead Scurlock
[Jackson Standard Journal, Wednesday, October 26, 1882 - Contributed by: Donna Scurlock]

Martha Humphries

May 17, of typhoid fever at her home in Linn county, Missouri, Mrs. Martha Humphries, wife of Mr. John Humphries, age 41. She was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. L. D. Lively of this county. Her death was sudden and they did not hear of it until after it had occurred. Mr. R. R. Lively of this city, a brother attended her funeral. She leaves a husband and seven sons to mourn their loss.
[Jackson Standard Journal, Wednesday, May 25, 1892 - Contributed by: Donna Scurlock]



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