West Virginia State Site

Marshall County, West Virginia
Obituaries and Death Notices

Henry Arkwright
A Marshall county, West Virginia, farmer, while blasting stumps from a field with dynamite cartridges on last Thursday, was hurled a long distance and instantly killed by a premature explosion. Source: The Indiana Progress (Indiana, Pennsylvania) Thursday, October 21, 1886  Transcribed By: D. Oberst

Kate Carr

DIED, At her residence at Benwood, February 2, 1890 at 2 o'clock p.m., Mrs. Kate Carr, aged 36 years. [Wheeling Register (Wheeling, WV) Sunday, February 9, 1890; transcribed by FoFG mz]

J. M. Curtis

On the 17th of June, at the residence of his father, Col. W.B. Curtis, West Liberty, W. Va., J., Montgomery Curtis, M.D., of Moundsville, W. Va., aged 31 years. ["The Medical and Surgical Reporter", Philadelphia, July 24, 1875. D.G. Brinton, M.D., Editor. Transcribed by Linda Rodriguez]

Daniel Greschner
WEIRTON - Daniel J. Greschner, 91, who resided with his daughter, Mrs. Angela Coyne of 135 S. 11th St., died Sunday in Weirton General Hospital. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mrs. Gertrude (Fritch) Greschner a son, Joseph Greschner; three brothers and two sisters. He was a retired employe of the Wheeling Steel Corporation, mechanical department and a member of St. Paul's Church. He was past grand knight of the Knights of Columbus of Moundsville. He leaves two daughters, Mrs. Coyne and Mrs. Phil (Agnes) Myers of Overland Park, Kansas six grandchildren and 19 great grandchildren. Friends may call at the Bellanco Funeral Home from 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. today; and 2 p.m. - 4p.m. and 7 p.m.- 9 p.m. Tuesday: Wake service there, 8 p.m. Tuesday by St. Paul's Parish with Knights of Columbus Council 3734 participating; Requiem Mass, St. Pauls Church, 10 a.m., Wednesday; Rev. Fr. Leroy Bever, Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Wheeling.  [Steubenville Hearld-Star Steubenville, Ohio October 14, 1968 Page 2 - Sub. by Jana Stanley]

J. N. Jefferson
MOUNDSVILLE - Miss Ella O. Jefferson seventeen-year-old daughter of J. N. Jefferson, died at her home on Water street yesterday morning after a lingering illness. The funeral will take place this afternoon at 1 o'clock. Internment at Roberts Ridge cemetery. [Wheeling Register (Wheeling, WV) Sunday, 17 May 1896; transcribed by FoFG mz]

Samuel Lilly
Farmer at Pleasant Valley, Marshall County, West Virginia, committed suicided by hanging. Source: The Marion Star (Marion, Ohio) Saturday, March 5,1887  Transcribed by: D. Oberst

Thomas J. Powell
MADISON, Ind., Sept. 11. - Rev. Thomas J. Powell, late of Madison Christian Church, is dead at Moundsville, W. Va., of heart failure. [Indiana State Journal (13 Sept. 1899) transcribed by FoFG MZ]

MOUNDSVILLE - A little child of William Pratt's residing in the Third ward, was buried Tuesday, having died of diphtheria. [Wheeling Register (Wheeling, WV) Thursday, 28 Nov. 1895; transcribed by FoFG mz]

Infant Ray
DIED, At Moundsville, W. Va., on Friday February 7th, 1890, an infant child of John and Mary Ray. [Wheeling Register (Wheeling, WV) Sunday, February 9, 1890; transcribed by FoFG mz]

Jacob Spoon
Father of J. O. Spoon, of this city, died last month at his home in Marshall county, West Virginia, aged eighty-four years. Source: The Winfield Tribune (Winfield, Kansas) Friday, September 11, 1903  Transcribed by: D. Oberst

Mary Jane Sutton
At residence, Benwood, W. Va., Thursday, April 2, 1896, at 11:30 a.m., Mary Jane, wife of Carter Sutton, in her 52d year. [ Wheeling Register (Wheeling, WV) Friday, April 3, 1896; transcribed by FoFG mz]

Mrs. Jennie Swick
Wife of George Swick, died of consumption at her home in this city, Tuesday evening, September 3rd, at 6:00 o'clock. Miss Jennie Jones was born in Marshall county, West Virginia, February 16th, 1853, where she resided until twenty-two years of age. In 1875 she moved to Peoria, Illinois and on August 5th,1880, was united in marriage to Mr. Swick. Five years later they moved to Burlingame and this place has since been her home. Deceased leaves a husband and five children to mourn her death and in their bereavement they have the sympathy of many friends. Mrs. Swick was a member of the Methodist church and lived an exemplary Christian life. The funeral was held from the house Wednesday afternoon at 2:00 o'clock, Rev. Gill officiating, after which interment took place in the Burlingame cemetery. Source: The Burlingame Enterprise (Burlingame, Kansas) Thursday, September 5,1901  Transcribed by: D. Oberst

Lizzie Tomlinson
MOUNDSVILLE - Mrs. Lizzie Tomlinson, wife of John Tomlinson died at her home in the East End Friday afternoon of consumption. The funeral will take place this afternoon at 3 o'clock. She leaves besides her husband a family of three children. [Wheeling Register (Wheeling, WV) Sunday, 17 May 1896; transcribed by FoFG mz]

Mary Catherine Winter
Mrs. Mary C. Winter, widow of Albert W. Winter, and a prominent resident of Big Wheeling Creek, died Friday evening at 7:30 PM at her home.     Mrs. Winter was born in Elm Grove Nov. 19, 1858, a daughter of Nicholas and Catherine Schafer Schrader, and came to Wheeling with her family at the age of six settling at Big Wheeling Creek. She was an active member for years of St. Mark's Lutheran Church and of the Sewing circle and the Missionary Society of that church.
Surviving are these children: Nicholas of McMechen; John, at home; Carl of Valley Grove; Mrs. Loretta Caldwell of West Alexander; Mrs. William J. Altman and Mrs. Ross Klein of Big Wheelilng Creek; a sister, Mrs. Anna Eikey of Elm Grove; 15 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. A daughter, Amy Winter, died 20 years ago.    The body was removed to the Crider-Kepner Funeral home pending completion of funeral arrangements. To be buried in Stone Church cemetery. [Wheeling News Register, Jan.30, 1944 - Submitted By Maryann LaPlaca]

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