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Obituaries and Death Notices

Sherman L. Carter
Funeral services for Sherman L. Carter of near Cardington were conducted this morning in the Merle H. Hughes mortuary on Mt. Vernon avenue by Rev. Joel Harman, pastor of First Pilgrim Holiness church. Burial was in Fulton cemetery. Mr. Carter died at his home Wednesday. [The Marion Star, Mar 2, 1946]

Susan Conklin
Blooming Grove: Mrs. Susan Conklin died at the home of her son, Isaac Conklin, at Salem, Ore., April 25, aged 64 years. The remains were brought to Ohio to be placed by the side of her husband, David Conklin, who died about twenty years ago. They arrived here on Sunday, May 1. Funeral services were held in the M.E. church at this place, of which Mrs. Conklin was a member for a number of years when she lived in this community. Services were conducted by Dr. McFarland. All her children were here to attend the funeral. The son who accompanied her remains, Philander Conklin, of Lima; Mrs. Nora Monroe, of Zanesville, and a step-daughter and granddaughter, from Columbus; also wife and son of Philander Conklin and relatives from Galion, Crestline, and Bucyrus. Philander Conklin, wife and son, Frank, spent several days with Mrs. Conklin's parents, Dr. & Mrs. McFarland. Isaac Conklin, of Oregon, and sister, Mrs. Monroe, of Zanesville, visited at Dr. McFarland's Tuesday. -- [Semi-Weekly News (Mansfield): 06 May 1898, Vol. 14, No. 39 - Sub. by Rex Conklin]

Rhoda Covert
Rhoda Covert, aged sixty-nine years, died at the Morrow county Infirmary, Tuesday. [The Marion Star (Marion, Ohio) Thursday, 29 Aug 1901, p. 5]

William H. Dairymple
William H. Dairymple, a life-long resident of Morrow county, died at Mt. Gilead, Monday morning, aged 73 years. He was a very prominent Mason, being a charter member of the Chesterville lodge and serving as master for a number of terms. [Mansfield News, Jan 3, 1908 - Sub. by L. Dietz]

George Early
George Early, a few days ago, died of kidney trouble at Warren, where he was employed in the rolling mills. His people reside in Morrow county, and the corpse was brought home for interment. He had been a soldier. [The Marion Star (Marion, Ohio) Thursday, 29 Aug 1901, p. 5]

Kate A. Goodhue
Cardington, O, April 15 - Mrs. Kate A. Goodhue, the wife of Albert Goodhue, of Westfield township, Morrow county, Ohio, hung herself, Sunday, April 14. She was thirty years of age, and leaves two small children. [Cincinnati Commercial Tribune, Apr 16, 1872 - Sub. by L. Dietz]

Louisa Hart
Mrs. Louisa Hart, aged 70 years, died of paralysis at her home in Pulaskiville, Morrow county, last Saturday. [The Marion Star (Marion, Ohio) Thursday, 29 Aug 1901, p. 5]

Thomas Levering
Died, on the 11th of Sixth month, 1857, at the residence of his son, Griffith Levering, in Peru, Morrow Co., O., Thomas Levering ; a member of Alum Creek Monthly Meeting, in the 76th year of his age. His close was peaceful. [Source: "The Friend", 1857, Submitted by K.T.]

Emma Littler
Galion, Aug 25 - Mrs. Emma Littler, 57, died here today. [Plain Dealer, Aug 26, 1917 - Submitted by L. Dietz]

Andrew McFarquhar
The body of Andrew McFarquhar, 43, who died in Buffalo, was brought to his former home here for burial. [Plain Dealer, Aug 26, 1917 - Sub. by L. Dietz]

Lydia Jane Willis Morrow
Adams Township: Jennie Morrow, wife of J. Morrow, died Aug 27, 43 years, 6 months, 10 days. daughter of Daniel Willis, who died three months ago. Survived by husband, 2 sons and 2 daughters, aged mother. Buried Mt. Carrick Cemetery (married William John Morrow) [Unknown newspaper, c. Sept 1898 - Sub. by Carol J. McGrew]

Henry F. and Corinth Sherman
Columbus, O - Mar 14 - Henry F. Sherman, 92, and his wife Corinth Sherman, 83, will be buried after a double funeral service to be held tomorrow at Marengo, Morrow-co. Sherman died Wednesday and his wife yesterday, both as the result of cerebral hemorrhages. [Lima News, Mar 15, 1931 - Submitted by L. Dietz]

Jesse F. White
Jesse F. White, son of William and Sarah (Snyder) White, was born Oct. 11 1864 in Morrow county, Ohio, and passed away at the Boone Co. (KS) hospital, Nov. 30 following a brief illness at the age of 80 years, 1 month and 19 days. He moved with his parents to Taylor county, Iowa, near Bedford. Leaving there in 1870 he came to Jewell county, Kans., near Mankato, and remained there until 1895, when he returned to Ohio. He was united in marriage to Amy L. White. June 28, 1896. To this union no children were born. After residing in Cardington, Ohio, for 5 years then moved to Boone, where they have since made their home. During his time time here, he became a well known dairyman. He was also a charter member of the Teamsters of Boone. He leaves to mourn his passing, his wife, step-mother, Mrs. Adeline White of Boone; two sisters, Mrs. Irena Osborne and Mrs.. Mary Dempsey of Jewell county, Kans; three brothers, Arthur of Boone, Ray of Yale, Iowa and Clarence of Guthrie Center, Iowa. He was preceded in death by his father, mother, three brothers and two sisters. Many nephews and nieces survive him. A short service was conducted by Rev. E. L. Brooks at the Kramer Chapel in Mankato, Monday forenoon and burial was in Shaffer cemetery. Mr. White was a brother of Mrs. Osborne of Courtland. [Taken from The Courtland Journal, Courtland Kansas, Jan 18 1945 - Submitted By Sandy DeLauretis]



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