DEATH CLAIMS BAER AARON, 82.
Noted for Aiding Needy All Over World
A "Good Samaritan," a man who spent the last years of his life in aiding unknown friends in Palestine and the Near east will be will be buried Wednesday in B'nai Jacob cemetery.
He is Baer Aaron, 82, former sexton of the B'nai Jacob synagogue, who died Tuesday at 6 p.m. at his home, 1581 Jackson street. Rabbi Samuel Cooper and Cantor A.B. Freedman of the synagogue were to conduct the services there at 2 p.m.
Mr. Aaron, a native of Russia, came to the United States in 1912 to be with his son, Louis Aaron. Soon after he came to what he learned to describe as the "land of bountiful gifts which has been blest by God," he began sending packages of food and clothing to families in Europe and the Near East. His son recalls that his gifts of clothing made a wedding possible in Palestine when the bride to be found the dress could serve her for her wedding gown. Others gifts of food and clothing have found their way to Latvia, remote hamlets in Russia, Smyrna and Palestine. Mr. Aaron's only reward was the knowledge he had that he had helped someone. Surviving, in addition to Louis Aaron, are the widow, Mrs. Rachel Aaron; three other sons, Albert, Herbert and Charles Aaron; three daughters, Miss Anna Aaron and Mrs. David Ogrin, all of Charleston, and Mrs. Joseph Drasnin of Los Angeles, and seven grandchildren. [May 3, 1939 The Charleston Daily Mail, Charleston W. Va.]
W. W. Adams
CHARLESTON, W. VA., April 24 – W. W. Adams, of the law firm of Adams & Smith, died this morning of heart disease. He was one of the leading lawyers of the Kanawha bar, and was prominent both in religious and political circles. He was elected a member of the State Senate from the Eighth district and was one of the leading members of that body. [Source: Wheeling Register (Wheeling, WV) Wednesday, 25 Apr. 1894; MZ - Sub by FoFG]
Died in Charleston, March 04, after being thrown from his gig. March 14, 1831. [SOURCE: National Intelligencer, as pub. in the NGSQ, vol 55, No 1, March 1967, submitted by K. T.]
Charleston, W. Va, August 31. – Capt. Brad Akers, a pioneer Kanawha river steamboat man, died this morning at the age of 77. He suffered a stroke of paralysis about two weeks ago. [Source: Wheeling Register (Wheeling, WV) Tuesday, September 1, 1896; MZ - Sub by FoFG]
Elbert Paul Anderson
ANDERSON, Elbert Paul — 27. of 1008 Ellis Rd., St. Albans, died Saturday in Mountain State Hospital after a six-week illness. He was a merchant. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Gatha Madeline Anderson; a daughter, Linda Mae at home: a step-son, Calvin Ray Young at home; his mother, Mrs. Ella Anderson of Clendenin; five brothers. Harry, Andrew, Roscoe, Lewis and Walter Anderson, all of Clendenin; five sisters, Mrs. Paul Nichols of Clendenin, Mrs. Frank Mayne of Pensacola. Fla., Mrs. William Canterbury of Frame, Mrs. Blanche Debolt of Elkview and Mrs. Russell Gilenwater of Yawkey. Service will be conducted at 1 p. m. Monday in Bufflick Gospel Tabernacle by Rev. Cue Young. Burial will be in Osborne Cemetery in Clendenin. The body is at Albert Myers and Son mortuary in Elkview and will be taken to the home of Andrew Anderson at 2 p. m. today. [Sunday Gazette-Mail (Charleston, WV), Nov. 1, 1959 - Sub by a Friend of Free Genealogy]
CHARLESTON, W. VA., April. – A horrible accident occurred at Energetic, on the Kanawha and Michigan Railway, Saturday night. Thos. Anderson, a young man of 21 years, was run over by a train and awfully mangled. One leg was cut off and his right hip severed from his body; one hand was cut off and his head and body were mashed. It is supposed an entire freight train passed over him. He was not discovered until Sunday morning, when hogs had already devoured a portion of his remains, portions of which were scattered for many rods. It is supposed by some that he was drunk and fell asleep on the track. Others say there has been foul play. [Source: Wheeling Register (Wheeling, WV) Tuesday, 21 Apr. 1891; MZ - Sub by FoFG]
Mrs. Carrie R. Arnold
Mrs. Arnold, 35 years old, the wife of H.A. Arnold of Plus, died early Wednesday at Huntington. The body was taken to the Bartlett and Wynns mortuary at Belle. Surviving besides her husband are one son, Henry A. Arnold, Jr., of Plus; her father, L.J. Groah of Plus, four sisters, Mrs. O.S. Brown of Gauley Bridge, Mrs. Margaret Williams, Mrs. Katherine Ruffner and Mrs. Madeline Conley of Plus, and two brothers, Jennings Groah and A.B. Groah of Plus. The family requests that flowers be omitted. [May 3, 1939 The Charleston Daily Mail, Charleston W. Va.]
Arnold Rites- Final rites for Mrs. Carrie R. Arnold, 35, of Levi, who died Wednesday in a Charleston hospital, will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at the home. Rev. J.E. Wayland will officiate and burial will follow in Montgomery Memorial park at London. The family has requested that flowers be omitted. [May 4, 1939 The Charleston Daily Mail, Charleston W. Va.]
Arnold Funeral - Funeral services were to be held at 2 p.m. Friday at the home at Levi for Mrs. Carrie R. Arnold 35 who died Wednesday in a Charleston hospital. Burial was to follow in Montgomery Memorial park at London. [May 5, 1939 The Charleston Daily Mail, Charleston W. Va.]
Mrs. Miriam Atkinson, mother of Geo. Wesley Atkinson, died to-day at the age of 84. [Source: Wheeling Register (Wheeling, WV) Tuesday, September 1, 1896; MZ - Sub by FoFG]
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