Trumbull County, Ohio
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Horrid Murder
A most deliberate act of cold-blooded assassination occurred in Canfield, Trumbell county on the night of the 6th of Jan. on the body of Jacob Mell, by a person whose name we understand to be Archibald McFarlane. The murderer was secured in the act of making a second thrust with his bloody weapon by the brothers of the deceased who slept in the same room and has been committed to the county jail for trial.  Ohio Patriot. [Republican Compiler (Gettysburg , PA) Feb 1, 1826 - Sub. by Nancy Piper]


Sent to Jail
Edwin Truesdell was committed to jail on Monday, for burglary.  He having been accused of breaking into the Grocery store of Mr. Sylvanus Johnson, of Vienna, on the night of the 20th December last, and robbing the drawer. [Western Reserve Chronicle (Warren, OH) 05 Feb 1862, p.3]




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