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EMMA THOMPSON
Thompson, Mrs. Emma, 64 years old, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. F. L. Jones, 633 East Tenth Street, Wednesday afternoon. The remains will be taken to Chillicothe, Ohio, where the funeral services will be held. Mrs. T. F. Gardner and Mrs. F. L. Jones of Oklahoma City, who will leave with the remains at 11 o'clock Thursday night on the M. K. & T.  [The Oklahoman. May 10, 1923. Submitted by Dale Donlon]

MARY ELIZABETH TOM
Services for Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Tom, Massieville, was conducted Tuesday at 2:00 PM from Fawcett's Funeral Home, in charge of the Rev. G.W. Whyman, pastor of Walnut Street Methodist Church. Services were conducted by the Martha Rebekah Lodge, of which she was a member, Sunday at 7:30 PM at the funeral home. Pallbearers, members of that IOOF Lodge, were: Messrs George Wellenreiter, Clarence Hilbrecht, Henry Simerl, Wesley Gickler, L. Dotson, of and Fred Halleck. Burial was in Mount Carmel Cemetery.  [Chillicothe Gazette, March 26, 1941. Submitted by Carla Mascara]

MRS. TRIMBLE
--On Sunday last, Mrs. Trimble, consort of Mr. John Trimble, of Ross county. [Sept 29, 1810; "The Supporter", CA - Sub by FoFG]

REV. ELIJAH TRUETT (TRUITT)
Rev. Elijah Truett (Truitt), of Ross county, O., died May 7, 1853. He was born in Sussex county, Delaware, February 24, 1770, and was awakened and converted in the nineteenth year of his age, under the preaching of Rev. Ebenezer Everett. He joined the Methodist Episcopal Church, of which he remained a member till death. Soon after his conversion he erected the family altar in his father's house, and under his first prayer a sister was awakened, and soon the whole family united with the Methodist Episcopal Church. Soon after his second marriage, which occurred October 9, 1794, he removed to the state of Georgia, where he lived about ten years; but becoming disgusted with slavery and its connections, he returned to the state of Delaware, and a few months afterward removed to Ross county, O. He received license to preach in 1808, and in 1815 joined the itinerancy, and was appointed to Salt Creek circuit. In 1816 he traveled Scioto circuit. In 1817, he was received in full connection, elected deacon, and appointed to Brush Creek circuit. At the close of this year he located. He was an acceptable member of the Church sixty-three years, and a preacher about forty-five. As a man and a Christian he was remarkable for his uprightness, integrity, affability, and humility. As a preacher he was acceptable and useful: hence, Christians loved him, and all respected him; and when the Master called, his work was done, he was ready to go.  David Smith. [Clarksburg, O., July 6, 1853, Western Christian Advocate. Submitted by Sherry Bradley]

EDITH TYLER
Services for Miss Edith Tyler, sister of Mr. George Tyler, were conducted at the grave in Grandview Cemetery, Sunday at 10 am. The Rev. Charles Ayres officiated. Out-of-town guests included Mr. and Mrs. Russell Janey, Londonderry; Mrs. Florence Patterson and Miss Kirwin of Cleveland; Mr. W.F. Connor, former manager of Madame Sarah Berhardt and longtime from of the Tylers, New York; Mr. George Tyler, New York.[Scioto Gazette. August, 23, 1937. Submitted by Carla Mascara]






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