County, West Virginia
Obituaries and Death Notices
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
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
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]
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]
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]
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.
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
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 WinterMrs. 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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