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Shelby Independent News:  18 November 1875, Vol. 8, No. 4


S.S. Bloom, Editor and Proprietor

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Mrs. Samuel Deihl from east of Shiloh, died recently.  She formerly resided west of Shelby near the Myers Church.

DIED, Mary L. (Wright), wife of Mr. A.P. Marvin, was born in Shelby, Ohio, July 14, 1851, died at Kirby, Wyandot Co., Ohio, aged 24 years, 3 months and 25 days.  The deceased died after an illness of about two weeks.  She leaves an infant and deeply bereft husband to mourn her early departure from earth.  She was also the only child of a fond and disconsolate mother.  Her remains were, with appropriate religious services, buried at London Church.  -- N.H.L.

A division of the Order of Sons of Temperance was organized at this place by A.M. Collins.  The following officers were elected for the term ensuing, until Jan. 1st., 1876:  W.P., Rev. O.H. Ramsey;  W.A., Cornelia Crockett;  R.S., E.S. Fairbrother;  A.R.S., Lillie R. Turner;  F.S., D.N. Strock, Jr.;  T., Belle Ruttan;  Ch., Rev. W.B. Farrah;  Con., B.F. Criswell;  A.C., Lizzie Meredith;  J.S., Cynthia Barkdull;  P.W.P., Hattie Dennis;  O.S., Geo. Sprague;  and L.D.G.W.P., Rev. D.I. Foust.

MARRIED, On October 29th., at the residence of Lydia Kimmel, by Rev. Geo. T. Kimmel, Mr. Ira Kimmel, and Miss Sarah J. Monjar, of Leesville, Ohio. 

DIED, At the residence of her son-in-law, Mr. Richard Keith, near Shelby, in the eighty-first year of her age, Mrs. Catherine Wertz May.  Mother May was born in Bedford Co., Pa.  She, with her husband, moved to this State in the year 1828.  She bore to her husband eight children:  five boys and three girls.  One of the girls died when six months old;  the other children are living here, with the exception of Mrs. Shutt, who resides in Williams Co., Ohio.  The deceased lived a widow nearly nineteen years.  She was a member of the Ev. Lutheran Church at Shelby.  She was a good mother, a kind neighbor, and a warm sympathizing friend.  She was a woman of strong, though simple, faith in her Redeemer.  Her funeral took place on Wednesday, November 11th., 1875.  It was well attended by relatives and friends.  The services were held in the London Church;  sermon by her pastor Rev. D.I. Foust, from Rev. 7th. chapter, 9th. verse -- last part.  This was the same text from which a sermon was preached at her husband's funeral nearly nineteen years ago.  Her body was laid to rest in the London Cemetery with appropriate ceremonies.  Thus has passed away another one of our aged pioneers.  They will soon all be gone.

MARRIED, At the Beverstock House, November 10th., by Rev. D.I. Foust, Mr. A.K. Dickerson, and Miss Addie Rex, both of Shiloh, Ohio.



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