1907: John Edwards drowned Monday night Sep 23 at 9 oclock, body found Sep 26 at 3 P. M.
[from Cemeteries of Gallipolis Township, Pine Street Cemetery listing: "Edwards, John E. b. Feb. 6, 1872 d. Sep. 23, 1907"]
Sunday morning Samuel Robinson
arose feeling quite well and went up to
Athens to visit his daughter. He had
been to his daughter's but a short time
when he was taken suddenly ill with
heart disease and died in a few
minutes. He was well known through
out the community, having served a
number of terms as Squire in the
township in which he lived. The
remains were brought home from
Athens Monday on the evening train.
The funeral services will be held today
(Wednesday) at 10 o'clock at the
Grange Hall near his home.---
Mrs. Elizabeth A. Blackburn was born May 3, 1836, and died at her home in Cheshire township, Gallia county, Ohio, April, 25, 1895, aged 58 years, 11 months, and 22 days. She had been a member of the First Kyger Church for many years. She bore her illness with patience, and during her sickness always had a kind word for all her friends. Could each tear of regret for her departure be dropped as a blossom upon her grave, she would be beneath a wilderness of flowers. She was a kind mother, but we should not mourn. We must all live so that, when our time comes to go, we may meet mother in heaven.
Mother, thou wast mild and lovely,
How gloomy the days are without her;
Oh, how sad it was to give her up,
Dearest mother thou hast left us,
Then let our sorrow cease to flow,
[from Cemeteries of Cheshire Township, Gravel Hill Cemetery listing: "Blackburn, Elizabeth A. b. 1825 d. 1895"]
Well-Known Young People Wedded New Year's Eve.
New Year's eve, at the home of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. William W. Bell, on Garfield Ave. Miss Bessie G. Bell and Oliver G. Lyle were united in marriage by Rev. T. F. Carey of Greenfield, O. Only a small number of near relatives and intimate friends of the contracting parties witnessed the ceremony, which was followed by an elegant wedding supper.
The bride is an estimable and
attractive young lady. For some months
she had been a clerk in the Ten Cent
Store. The groom is a city mail-carrier
and is a son of Mr. and Mrs. Emmett
Lyle of Kanauga. He is an industrious,
studious, exemplary young man.
Little Evelyn Priode, daughter of
Edgar and Lettie Coughenour Priode,
was born at Cheshire on Nov. 29,
1908, and departed this life at Mt.
Carmel hospital in Columbus on Feb.
7, 1916, aged 7 years, 2 months and 9
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