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Retired City Teacher Dead at 62
Bainbridge- Joseph (Pop) Ferneau, 62, who had retired after teaching junior high history in the Chillicothe schools for 40 years, died unexpectedly at 12:15 AM, Sunday at his Bainbridge home. A member of the Bainbridge village council, he belonged to the Bainbridge United Methodist Church and was serving on its board of trustees. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Smith Funeral Home with the Rev. Lewis Skiver officiating. Burial will be in Bainbridge Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home. The son of Joseph C. and Belle Brown Ferneau, he was born on Sept. 8, 1908, in Bainbridge. On June 20, 1937, he was married to Helen Wipert who also is a retired teacher. Surviving in addition to his wife, is an aunt, Mrs. Effie Brown Redding;, Englewood, Fla. Mr. Ferneau graduated from Ohio State University and did graduate work at OSU. Ohio University and the University of Hawaii. He was a member of Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity.  [Chillicothe Gazette, Feb. 8, 2001. Submitted by Carla Mascara]

Chillicothe, O., Feb 3 - The eight year-old son of Thomas Ford was instantly killed near Bainbridge, O., by falling under a Duluth Southern freight train which he and some companions tried to board at a crossing. His head and both arms were cut off. [Lima Daily News, Feb 3, 1906, NP - Sub by FoFG]



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