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1921

Article from The Reporter newspaper, Washington Co., Pa., Dec. 14, 1921, p. 8:

"DEATH ROLL - MRS. CHARITY ELLIOTT - Amity, Dec. 14. - Mrs. Charity Elliott, aged 91 years, widow of Sebastian Elliott, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Herbert McAfee, near this place, this morning at 7 o'clock. Her death was due to the infirmities incident to her advanced years.
"She was a daughter of the late William and Susanna Iams and had spent her entire life in this section. She was a member of the Amity Methodist Protestant church. She is survived by the following children: Mrs. Lixxie [sic - Lizzie ?] McAfee, of near Amity; Mrs. Evie Frazee, of Lone Pine; William Elliott, of Pi_ [Pie ?] Ridge, and Clark Elliott, of Washington.
"Short funeral services will be held at the McAfee home Thursday morning at 10:30 o'clock. Further services will be held in the Amity M. P. church at 11:30 o'clock, conducted by Rev. Adam Rush. The interment will be in the M. P. cemetery."

 

Article from The Reporter newspaper, Washington Co., Pa., Dec. 24, 1921, p. 7:

"Mrs. Anna M. Bush Died This Morning - Mrs. Anna M. Bush, widow of Stephen Bush, who died about a year ago, died this morning at 9:30 o'clock at her home at No. 121 [131?] McAdam avenue. Mrs. Bush was 75 years old, and her death was due to complications. She was a member of the St. Paul A. M. E. church. She is survived by the following children: Mrs. Mary Greene, Mrs. Ida Patterson, Mrs. Elizabeth Harvey, Nathaniel Bush and Boyd C. [O.?] Bush, all of Washington. The funeral services will be held Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock, and the Interment will be made in the Washington cemetery."

 

1923

Transcripts of the Obituaries from The Reporter newspaper, Washington Co., Pa., Fri., May 11, 1923, p. 20:

"DEATH ROLL - MRS. CAROLINE POTTS - Claysville, May 11 - Mrs. Caroline Potts, aged 73 years, widow of Hugh Potts, died yesterday afternoon at the home of her daughter, Mrs. C. L. Stewart, Mill street.

Her death was due to complications of diseases.

She was born in Harrison county, Ohio, where she had spent the most of her life, coming here to spend her declining years at her daughter's home.

She is survived by two daughters: Mrs. J. N. Mills, of Southern Pines, N. C., and Mrs. C. L. Stewart, of this place.

Three grandchildren also survive.

Funeral services will be held at the Stewart home Saturday evening at 7 o'clock, conducted by her pastor, Rev. I. T. Green.

The interment will be in the Greenwood cemetery, Harrison county, Ohio, Sunday afternoon at 1 o'clock. She was a member of the Mother's club and of the Christian church."

 

"JAMES M'CONNEL - James Cope McConnell died last evening at [6?] o'clock at his home in Canton township, of pneumonia.

He had been ill only a few weeks.

He was aged [78 ?] years.

Mr. McConnell was born near Tridelphia, W. Va., son of Samuel McConnell.

He was united in marriage to Miss Margaret Ann Fordyce, February 10, 1869. She survives with the following children: C. Edward, Clinton W., Harry L., McConnell, and Mrs. J. M. Stollar, all of Washington, and Mrs. Cora Moore, of Claysville. He leaves, also, [13 ? 18 ?] grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren.

Mr. McConnell moved to West Finley township shortly after his marriage. He had been a resident of Washington county since 18[69?], following farming the greater part of his life.

The funeral services will be held Saturday at the home of his son, S. Edward McConnell, in Canton township, at an hour to be announced later.

Interment will be in the Claysville cemetery."

 

Obituaries from The Observer newspaper, Washington Co., Pa., Sat., May 12, 1923, p. 5:

[The entire Obituary column was not xeroxed.]
Mrs. Carrie Ellsworth - The many Washington friends of Mrs. Joseph H. Ellsworth will learn with sorrow of her death, which occurred Wednesday at her late home at Bradford.

The Ellsworth family came to Washington during the early days of the oil excitement in this section, and made their home here for about ten years, from 1890 to 1900.

The Ellsworth home was in North avenue near Beau street.

Mr. Ellsworth died in 1910.

Mrs. Ellsworth's maiden name was Carrie Artley.

For a number of years she had been at her old home in Bradford, a confirmed invalid.

One daughter, Pauline, married and residing with her mother, and a brother, John Artley, also of Bradford, survives her. The funeral services were held yesterday."

 

"Funeral of J. C. McConnell - The funeral services for James ___ McConnell of Canton township will be held at the home of his son, S. Edward McConnell, of Canton township, at 1 o'clock this afternoon.  In charge of the Rev. Mr. Ruble, of West Alexander.

Interment will be in the Claysville cemetery."

 

"Funeral of Mrs. W. H. Slusser, Jr. - The funeral of Mrs. William Slusser, Jr. will be held at her late home, 110 Maple avenue, this afternoon at 3:30 o'clock, in charge of Rev. Ralph Jamieson, of the Third United Presbyterian church.

The interment will be in the Washington cemetery."

 

 

Article from The Reporter newspaper, Washington Co., Pa., Sat., May 12, 1923, p. 9:

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"MRS. REBECCA A. DAILEY - Mrs. Rebecca Ann Dailey, aged 75 years, wife of the late Nathan Dailey, died last evening at 5:45 o'clock at the home of her daughter, Mrs. W J. Calvert, who resides north of Washington on the W. J. Munce farm, following an illness of more than a year.

Mrs. Dailey was born in Greene county.

Besides Mrs. Calvert, she leaves three sons: O. M. Dailey, Wetzel county, W. Va.; D. C. Dailey, of Claysville, and Walter Dailey, of near Gretna."


"MARLIN M'CARTY [McCarty]- Claysville, May [12 ?] - Marlin McCarty, aged [86 ?] years, died Friday at the home of his brother, Harry McCarty, with whom he made his home, following an illness die to general debility.

For 15 years, he resided in Kansas.

He was a carpenter by trade and a member of the Christian church.

One daughter and three sons survive: Mrs. Etta Simpson, Curtis, Neb.; Emerson McCarty, Denver, Col.; Cassius McCarty, Los Angeles, and Dick McCarty, Washington.

Funeral services will be held at the Harry McCarty home Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock in charge of Rev. C. E. Houk.  Interment will be in the West Alexander cemetery."

"DAVID POLLOCK CRAFT - David Pollock Craft, aged 21, son of William I. and Lenora Craft, South Brownsville, died May [3 ?] 1923, in the West Penn hospital [sic, small 'h'], Pittsburg [sic].  His death was due to pneumonia, following an operation for appendicitis.  Funeral services were conducted by Rev. Will T. Swaim, pastor of the Central Presbyterian church, at the home of his parents in South Brownsville, May 4.  'Dave' as he was called by all who knew him, was born Nov. 27, 1901, at Carmichaels.  He entered the South Brownsville High school in 1916 and was graduated with the class of 1920.  He was a member of the South Brownsville High school baseball team for four years.  He attended Washington and Jefferson college, term of 1920-21, and was a member of the Beta Theta Pi fraternity.  He played shortstop on the Washington and Jefferson baseball team in 1921.  After leaving college he entered a commercial school in Pittsburg [sic] for the term of 1921-22.  After finishing the commercial school course, he was employed as an accountant by Continental Mine No. 1, Fayette county.  Members of Beta Theta Pi fraternity acted as pall bearers.  The interment was made in Jefferson cemetery."

 

"MRS. EMMA T. CRABBE - Mrs. Emma Tacker Crabbe, widow of Robert Crabbe, a former meat dealer of the Seventh ward, Washington, died last evening at 9 o'clock at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Matthew M. Wilson, East College street, Canonsburg, in her [72nd ?] year.  Mrs. Crabbe was born in England, but came to America about [45 ? 46 ?] years ago.  She had lived in Washington until the death of her husband, about three years ago.  Last March she suffered a slight stroke and had been in failing health since that time.  She was a member of the Chartiers United Presbyterian church, Canonsburg.  [Rest of Obituary is too blurred to read on the Xerox.  A list of survivors comes next and place of burial.]"

 

 

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