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Goedicke, George T. -- 59Y;  d. 1/13/1954 at Mansfield Gen. Hosp.;  b. 3/5/1894 at Pennsylvania;  Mansfield resident 1948-1954;  h/o Margaret;  bur. Evergreen Cem., Armstrong Co., PA  [MNJ 1/14/1954]

Goemann, Henry L. -- H. L. Goemann Dies -- Photo Caption: Henry L. Goemann, above it, six leader and organizer of the Mansfield Chamber of Commerce, died today at General hospital. He had been afflicted with a heart condition for some time. Death claims civic leader -- H. L. Goemann, 77, organizer of Chamber of Commerce, succumbs at hospital. The city of Mansfield lost one of its greatest friends with the death early this morning of Henry Louis Goemann, 77, organizer of the present Chamber of Commerce and a figure of national importance. His death came unexpectedly at 5:00 a.m. today at General Hospital where he had been taken Tuesday afternoon for rest and care. Although he had suffered from a heart condition for three years, he had been about his daily business until last Saturday. Although he had been a resident of Mansfield for less than a quarter of a century, few men had given more to the business development of the city since the turn of the century. Mr. Goemann was born in Cincinnati June 5, 1863 and it was in that city that he had started his chamber of commerce work. He joined when he was 21 years old, had been a member of some City Commerce Association continuously since. He is believed to be one of the oldest members in the state in point of service. In 1916 he reorganized a Mansfield Chamber of Commerce and served as president for four years. For the past 10 years he had been counselor from the local chamber to the United States Chamber of Commerce and had gone to every annual meeting in Washington. In May, 1934, when A. D. Caddell resigned as secretary of the Mansfield Chamber of Commerce, Mr. Goemann took over those duties for five months, serving without remuneration. He had served on a number of important chamber committees, including national legislation, grain and transportation. In 1933, as local representative of the bondholders' committee of the empire sheet and tin plate Co., be worked untiringly to re- organized that industry in order to keep in Mansfield. In 1917, while president of the Chamber of Commerce he was named to the City Planning Commission where he served for a number of years. Through at his adult years he had been an ardent member of the Republican Party and at one time was candidate for mayor. Working independently of party leaders, he sometimes carried his views to the public by means of newspaper advertising. Last year, Mr. Goemann was signally honored by the National Grain Association when members gave a dinner in his honor in Minneapolis which was attended by grain men from all over the nation. He was honored as the oldest living president. In his private life he had many close friends. He was associated with Grace Episcopal Church which he served as vestryman for a number of years. Fraternally he was a member of all Masonic bodies including the 32nd degree, and of Westbrook Country club. Mr. Goemann is survived by his wife, Edith, a daughter, Mrs. Clark Husted of Toledo , and two grandsons, Henry Goemann and Clark Husted, Jr. Episcopal funeral services will be read at Grace Church at 8:30a.m. Monday by the Rev. Glenn Lewis. The body will be taken to Cincinnati where Services will be held at 3:00 p.m. at Spring Grove it cemetery and interment will be made there. Submitted by Ann. *More information: $ 283,695 value fixed on estate of H. L. Goemann. Stocks and securities make up a greater portion of property, report shows. Henry L. Goemann, Mansfield business and civic leader who died last October 26th, left an estate valued at $283,695, according to an inventory of the property which had been filed today in probate court. The bulk of the estate is in stocks and securities which were appraised at $259,248. Accounts and debts receivable were listed at $21,456, and real estate at $2,990. Included in the stocks were a U.S. Treasury bonds valued at $72,474; American Telephone and Telegraph holdings listed at $16,312; public improvement bonds for the Territory of Hawaii which were listed at $12,081, and San Juan , PR, municipal bonds listed at $11,650. Smaller holdings included Shelby Salesbook Co. stock amounting to $5,265 and Mansfield Savings Trust National bank stock totaling $6,125. Real-estate in Mansfield was appraised at $1230; 25 acres in Madison Township at $840; two lots in the Home Acres allotment at $840, and four lots in Hoffer's addition at $80. Most of the estate goes to his widow, Mrs. Edith Philo Goemann, and a daughter, Mrs.Elsa G. Husted of Toledo . Each will receive a life and come of $4000 a year, while the real estate in Mansfield and all personal goods were bequeathed to Mrs. Goemann. Cash bequests of $5000 each were made to two grandsons, Henry G. Husted of Toledo and Clark E. Husted, Jr., who is in Italy. The estate was appraised by A. E. Courtney, Fred T. Bristor and G. W. Bahl, Jr. The Mansfield Savings Trust National Bank is executor.

Goetz, Arthur P. -- Age 79, passed away June 19, 2006, in Phoenix, AZ. Arthur was born on March 27, 1927, in Richardton, North Dakota. He proudly served our country in the Navy during WWII. He is survived by his loving companion, Kay Kido, of 20 years. Three grown children, and spouses. Larry, and Ann Goetz of Mansfield, Ohio. Antoinette, and William David of Mansfield, Ohio. Shelley, and Eric Radojcsics of Holmes Beach, FL. Many grandchildren and great grandchildren in Ohio. One sister in Calif., Lou & John Reith. One brother, Ray, and Jan Goetz of FL. Memorial Services are Friday, June 23, 2006, at 11:00 A.M. at the National Memorial Cemetery in Phoenix, AZ Donations are to be made to the Disabled Americans of AZ. Arrangements entrusted to Shadow Mountain Mortuary. He was predeceased by his parents, John P. (1952) and Josephine (Emenet) (1932) Goetz, brothers, Carl (Gladys) Goetz, Henry Goetz, Joe Goetz, John Goetz; sisters, Anna (Tony) Banyai, Catherine (Joe) Klupp, Rose (Tom) Klupp, Celeclia (Jack) Klupp, and Marrianne Goetz. Submitted by Peggy. [Arizona Republic: 22 June 2006]

Goetz, Henry Adam -- 72, of 3680 W. Fourth St., Ontario, died October 12, 1983 in Mansfield General Hospital.  Funeral services were October 12 in the Wappner-Ontario Funeral Home with Mr. Goetz's nephew, Rev. James Goetz of Gibson, Minnesota officiating. Burial was in the Ontario Church Cemetery.  Henry was born in Richardton, North Dakota on March 5, 1911, and had lived in this area most of his life. He was retired from White-Westinghouse, and was a member of the Ontario United Methodist Church. He had served in the U. S. Air Force in the Philippines during WW II.  He is survived by his wife, Rhea B. (nee Downs) Goetz, sons, Daniel and Laura (nee Schultz) of Edmond, Oklahoma, and John of Vadalia, Ohio; daughters Becky and Jerry McCord of Ontario, Peggy Goetz (Martin) and Frank Price of Charleston, SC, and Connie Goetz of the home; grand children, Jaime and Adam Goetz , Jeff and Kenny McCord, and Justin Martin., four brothers, Joe and Rose (nee Bittenbinder) Goetz, and Arthur Goetz of Mansfield, John and Frances (nee Elkins) Goetz of St. Paul, MN, and Raymond and Jan (nee Knight) Goetz of Middletown, CA; sisters, Anna and Tony Banyai of Rio Linda, CA, Catherine and Joe Klupp, Rose and Joe Klupp, Cecelia and Tom Klupp, all of Mansfield, Ohio, and Louise and John Rieth of Lodi, CA.  Henry was predeceased by his parents, John and Josephine (nee Emenent) Goetz, brother, Carl and wife, Frances (nee Ebeltoft) Goetz, sister, Maryanne, and grandson, Matthew Goetz.  Submitted by Peggy.  [source unknown]

Golding, Emor R. -- 90Y;  d. 1/30/1954 at Foulk Rest Home, Mansfield;  b. 1863 at Ripley Twp., Huron Co., OH;  former Shelby resident  [MNJ 1/30/1954]

Goldsmith, Jacob -- Jacob Goldsmith, 89, a well-known resident of Galion, for many years, died at his home in that city Thursday night.  He was born in Madison township, Richland county, and spent the early years of his life near this city.  Surviving are six children.  [Mansfield News:  21 July 1917, Vol. 33, No. 116]

Goldsmith, Judson -- Judson Goldsmith, former Bellville resident died Sunday June 12, 1922 in the Galion hospital.  Cancer of the stomach was the cause of the fatality.  Funeral services were conducted Tuesday from the home of the brother of the deceased.  Interment in the Galion cemetery.  Judson Goldsmith was nearly fifty eight years of age at the time of his death.  Due to his failing health, Mr. Goldsmith retired from active business some time ago.  About seven years ago, Mr. Goldsmith resided in Bellville;  where he was well and favorably known.  He is survived by three sons, Guy, Herbert and Forrest, one grandchild, and his former wife, Mrs. Bertie Goldsmith.  [Bellville Star:  15 June 1922]

Goldsmith, Usher -- Died at the residence of his adopted daughter, Mrs. Mary R. Seigle, No. 36 South Main, September 7 at 7:30 p.m., Usher Goldsmith, aged 83 years, 3 months, 2 days.  Funeral at 9 a.m. Wednesday.  [Mansfield Herald:  11 September 1890, Vol. 40, No. 43]

Goldsmith, Usher -- Monday.  Usher Goldsmith, an old citizen of this city, died at the residence of his daughter, Mrs. M.R. Seigle (may read W.R.), No. 36 South Main Street, at 7:30 o'clock last evening.  Mr. Goldsmith was 83 years, 3 months and 2 days old at the time of his death.  The funeral services will be held Wednesday morning at 9 o'clock, Rev. Albright officiating.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  13 September 1890, Vol. LXXIII, No. 17]

Golliday, Samantha -- Saturday -- Miss Samantha Golliday died at the home of her parents at Olivesburg this morning. The deceased had many friends in this city who will be painted to hear of her death. -- [RICHLAND SHIELD & BANNER: 14 March 1896, Vol. LXXVIII, No. 44]

Golladay, Henry -- Epworth.  Henry Golladay, of near Olivesburg, died Tuesday morning at 10 o'clock.  Funeral services at Franklin Church at 10 o'clock Thursday.  [Semi-Weekly News:  09 July 1897, Vol. 13, No. 55]

Golladay, Henry -- H.G. Palmer and wife, Sidney Palmer, H.W. Palmer and J.M. Palmer attended the funeral of their uncle, Henry Golliday, a well known farmer, who died Tuesday at his home near Olivesburg.  The interment took place at Franklin churchyard Thursday morning.  [Semi-Weekly News:  09 July 1897, Vol. 13, No. 55]

Golladay, Henry -- Epworth.  The funeral of Henry Golladay occurred here Thursday of last week.  The services were conducted by the Rev. E.T. Hagerman, presiding elder of Sandusky district, and singing by the Hughes' male quartette, all being nephews of Mrs. Golladay.  Quite a number of the Palmer relatives of Mansfield were in attendance.  He was a member of the church here for a number of years;  then went to Ashland for a few years, then to Olivesburg, where he died after an illness of more than a year.  Presiding Elder Persons spoke feelingly last Sunday of the vacant seat which he always occupied at quarterly meetings at his old home church.  Mrs. James Mason and Miss Myra Golladay came from Fostoria to attend the funeral of their father.  Mrs. Mason will return to her home Saturday and Miss Golladay will stay with friends for some time.  [Semi-Weekly News:  16 July 1897, Vol. 13, No. 57]

Golladay, Martha Palmer -- Epworth.  Martha Palmer Golladay died at the home of her brother, E.G. Palmer, in Mansfield, Monday, Aug. 29, and was buried here beside her husband Wednesday.  She had gone to Mansfield for a visit and died very suddenly.  Dr. Gould conducted the services, our pastor being absent.  Mesdames Flo and Dora Clingan and Edith Oswalt and Miss ?eda Stober sang two selections.  Her nephews, Sidney and Leslie Palmer and Melvin, Fred, Frank and George Hughes, were pall bearers.  Two beautiful floral offerings were made by Miss Minnie Ferree, in behalf of the Epworth League.  Since her husband's death, a year ago, she has at times been a great sufferer, being almost helpless with rheumatism, yet no impatient word ever escaped her.  She lived a good and useful life and died with no apparent suffering, with heart failure.  --  [Mansfield Semi-Weekly News:  09 September 1898, Vol. 14, No. 75]

Golloday, Mrs. Henry -- Olivesburg.  We were sorry to hear of the sudden death of Mrs. Henry Golloday, formerly of this place, but for the last few months has been living with her sister, Mrs. Fanny Hughes, near Epworth.  --  [Mansfield Semi-Weekly News:  02 September 1898, Vol. 14, No. 73]

Gongwer, Dewey H. -- 56Y;  d. 1/20/1955 at home, Mifflin Twp.;  b. 7/29/1898 at Ashland Co., OH;  h/o Mary Harlan  [MNJ 1/21/1955]

Gongwer, Maria -- Mrs. Maria Gongwer, aged 84, in failing health for some time, was taken ill after dinner Sunday and passed away at two o'clock Monday morning.  She resided on West Fourth Street.  Mrs. Gongwer was one of the oldest residents of this county.  She came from Pennsylvania when a mere child and spent the rest of her life here with the exception of about ten years during the last twelve years of her life.  Thirteen children were born to Mrs. Gongwer, only one of whom is not living.  The children are:  Mrs. L.C. Mengert, Mrs. J.C. Crider, Mrs. W.B. Hoover, Mrs. F.B. Hershey, who lives in Taylorville, IL;  Mrs. F.E. Anderson, living in Circleville, O.;  Mrs. Springer, of Dalton, Ga., Miss Hattie Gongwer, Louis Gongwer of Philadelphia;  Samuel Gongwer and Frank Gongwer of Sunsmuir, Cal.;  E.M. Gongwer, of Seattle, Wash.;  Harry Gongwer, of St. Louis, Mo.  She leaves twenty-nine grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren.  Mrs. Gongwer's husband, Joseph Gongwer, passed away about 1879 or 1880.  She will rest beside her husband in the Mifflin Cemetery.  Mrs. Gongwer was one of the best known women in the county.  She was noted for her kindness and good deeds.  --  [Bellville Messenger:  21 December 1906, Vol. 14, No. 47 reprinted from the Richland Shield & Banner]

Gongwer, Merle F. -- Merle F. Gongwer died at the rooms of his mother, Mrs. J. Irene Gongwer, in the King block at 10:45 o'clock Tuesday evening.  The deceased was about 25 years of age and has been ill several months.  He was in the employ of H.E. Cave of this city for a time and afterward went to Lima (OH).  When taken sick he was the owner of an umbrella store in the Arcade at Cincinnati.  He was brought home five weeks ago and has been gradually getting worse ever since.  Funeral Thursday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock, the Rev. Dr. Fairfield officiating.  Funeral services for the relatives and immediate friends and interment private.  [Semi-Weekly News:  24 September 1897, Vol. 13, No. 77]

Gongwer, Nonna (Cappeller) -- d. 9/25/1955 at William R. Barney home, Cleveland;  d/o W.S. Cappellar;  bur. Mansfield Cem.  [MNJ 9/26/1955]

Gongwer, Salome -- Mifflin.  Mrs. Salome Gongwer, of whom we spoke recently, died last Thursday and was buried at Zehner's grave yard on Saturday following.  Funeral services were conducted by the Rev. G.M. Grau, of the Lutheran Church of this place.  --  [Mansfield Weekly News:  29 September 1887, Vol. 3, No. 44]

Good, ---- -- bur. 10/17/1876 at Mansfield Cem.;  7d;  res. Mansfield  [Richland Shield & Banner:  13 January 1877]

Good, Henrietta -- bur. 9/1888 at Mansfield Cem., old age;  33y, 9m, 22d  [Mansfield Herald:  31 January 1889]

Good, Jonathan -- bur. 12/9/1879 at Mansfield Cem.;  76y;  catarrh of bladder   [Richland Shield & Banner: 10 January 1880]

Good, Joseph -- Lucas, March 25.  Joseph Good, an employee of the Richland Stone Co. at this point, was instantly killed in a horrible manner at about 12 o'clock today.  Mr. Good was on his knees watching the section of the engine when the steel hosting rope caught his clothing in such a manner as to draw him into the immense drum or spool, breaking his neck instantly.  The remains were at once taken care of and prepared for burial.  The time of the funeral has not been definitely decided.  The deceased was forty-five years old and leaves a wife and five children.  [Richland Shield & Banner:  01 April 1893]

Good, Joseph -- Thursday.  Coroner Maglott this afternoon filed findings in the matter of the deaths of O.W. Bohecker at this place Saturday night, and Joseph Good at Lucas, Saturday.  "Accidental death" was the verdict in each case.  [Richland Shield & Banner:  01 April 1893]

Good, Samuel -- Lucas.  Died - Monday evening, Jan. 6, Samuel Good, in the 84th. year of his age.  He was one of the early settlers and the oldest citizen we had.  Funeral Wednesday at 10 o'clock a.m.  Interment in the I.O.O.F. Cemetery.  --  [Mansfield Evening News:  08 January 1890, Vol. 5, No. 261]

Good, Samuel -- Lucas.  Samuel Good, one of the aged and honorable men of Lucas, was taken with heart trouble on Thursday evening January 2nd., and since has been very low.  Mr. Good is near his 84th. birthday.  Later -- Samuel Good died on Monday evening and was buried on Wednesday at 10:30 o'clock.  Services by Rev. Helbertshousen at the Congregational church.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  11 January 1890, Vol. LXXII, No. 34]

Goodbread, James N. -- James N. Goodbread, one of the most highly respected citizens of Nevada, died at his home in that village, Wednesday evening, at 9 o'clock, from diabetes, after an illness of 2½ years.  James N. Goodbread was born in Richland County, this state, March 21, 1851, being aged 54 years, 1 month and 26 days.  He was the only son of William F. & Susanna (Wolfe) Goodbread and came to Wyandot County with them in 1853.  At the age of seen years he came to Nevada, where he attended the public schools until the age of seventeen, when he was employed in the county treasurer's office, as assistant to his father.  In 1871 Mr. Goodbread entered the drug store of Goodbread & Jones, at Nevada, and remained as clerk until 1879.  When he purchased Mr. Jones' interest and became a partner in the firm.  After the death of his father, Mr. Goodbread succeeded him to the entire business, which he conducted to the time of his death with signal [sic.] ability.  Mr. Goodbread was engaged in all the public enterprises of his home village and established the telephone lines to Little York and Wyandot.  It was also through him that a telephone system was placed in operation at Nevada, he having charge of the plaint.  He was a member of the Masonic lodge, the Knights of Pythias and Knights of Honor lodges, and also an influential worker in the Lutheran church.  Mr. Goodbread was married October 24, 1872 to Miss Mary Leith, of Nevada, who with one son, Harry L., as traveling manager of the Bell telephone company, survives him.  Thus has Nevada lost one of its most public spirited citizens.  No definite arrangements have been made for the funeral, but in all probability it will occur on Sunday next -- [Mansfield Daily Shield:  19 May 1905 as reprinted from the Upper Sandusky (OH) Chief]

Goodbread, William -- DIED, At his late residence at Nevada, O., on the night of Nov. 11, William Goodbread, formerly of Monroe Township, this county.  Funeral at 2 p.m., Nov. 13.  The deceased was well known in this county.  --  [Mansfield Weekly News:  17 November 1887, Vol. 3, No. 53]

Goodbread, William -- Newville.  We were sorry to learn of the death of William Goodbread, of Nevada, O., formerly a resident of our county and ex-treasurer of the county in which he lived and holder at various times of positions of trust.  --  [Mansfield Weekly News:  24 November 1887, Vol. 4, No. 2]

Goodbread, William -- Ontario.  We are sorry to hear of the death of William F. Goodbread, as we were intimately acquainted with Mr. G. since before the war.  He was postmaster at Nevada at the time of his death.  --  [Mansfield Weekly News:  01 December 1887, Vol. 4, No. 3]

Goode, ---- -- Mr. Goode, the father of Mrs. James Hedges, died at the residence of his daughter yesterday.  [Ohio Liberal:  10 December 1879]

Goodhart, Jacob -- Bellville.  Jacob Goodhart died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Joh Parsons, on Main Street, on Friday evening.  When his daughter went to call him to breakfast she found him unconscious and evidently suffering from a stroke of paralysis.  He remained in this condition until 5:45 p.m., when he passed peacefully away.  Mr. Goodhart was in his 78th. year and had been feeble for some time.  He leaves a daughter and two sons.  His son John, who lives in Missouri, arrived in time to attend the funeral, which took place at 2 p.m. Sunday.  Services and interment at the Salem Lutheran Church.  Discourse by Rev. J.N. Barnett.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  05 August 1893, Vol. LXXVI, No. 11]

Goodhart, Mrs. Jacob -- Bellville.  Mrs. Jacob Goodhart died at her home four miles west of here on Friday.  --  [Bellville Star:  01 March 1888, Vol. 11, No. 23]

Goodman, Dr. Guy T.

Goodman, Lillie -- DIED -- At the residence of her mother, Mrs. Mary Goodman, on Tuesday morning, June 25, Miss Lillie Goodman, aged 20 years, 2 months and 25 days.  Prospects were bright for the other world.  She died happy saying she was going home to Jesus.  We have no doubt but Lillie is angles [sic.] where she will wait for friends to follow.  The funeral took place at the M.E. Church on Thursday, June 27, conducted by Rev. Long.  The bereaved have the sympathy of the entire community.  Mrs. Goodman and family wishes to express their heartfelt thanks to their neighbors and friends for the kindness showed them during their affliction and bereavement.  --  [ INDEPENDENT-STAR (Bellville):  06 July 1889, Vol. 2, No. 12]

Goodman, Lucena

Goodwin, ----

Goodwin, Fenton -- Fenton Goodwin, of whose critical condition at his boarding place, 87 East Fourth Street, an account was given in Wednesday's News, died Wednesday evening about 9 o'clock.  A number of his relatives, including his wife and child, his father and mother, sisters, brother and aunts were at his bedside.   This morning the body was taken to his late home at Shelby, where the funeral service took place this afternoon at 4 o'clock.  He leaves a wife and infant child.  --  [Mansfield Semi-Weekly News:  29 July 1898, Vol. 14, No. 63]

Goodwin, Hannah -- MRS. HANNAH GOODWIN, widow of the late Wm. Goodwin, died at the residence of her brother, Mr. John Roseberry, about four miles west of the city last Saturday. Mrs. Goodwin was visiting her brother's family, and was taken with cholera morbus and died very suddenly. Her funeral took place Monday afternoon from the residence of her brother. [MANSFIELD HERALD: 23 August 1883, Vol. 33, No. 40]

Goodwin, Homer C. -- Darlington.  Death has again visited our community and has taken from our midst Homer C. Goodwin.  The deceased was a man widely known, having followed for several years the profession of school teaching, being a Justice of the Peace and assessor of Perry Township for a number of years, and lastly locating as a merchant in our village, from which he was taken away, Jan. 24, 1895, aged 40 years, 3 months and 12 days.  Drs. Pennell and Eastman held a post mortem examination and declared his death the result of a fall received some four weeks before.  The funeral services were conducted by Rev. Blackford, of the Universalist church, of which the deceased was a member.  While as a community we mourn the loss of one so honest, so upright and so benevolent, we can do no more than profit by his noble example.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  02 February 1895, Vol. LXXVII, No. 38]

Goodwin, Homer C. -- Friday.  H.C. Goodwin died at his home in Perry Township yesterday morning.  The deceased was one of the best known Democrats of the southern part of the county and for many years was the Justice of the Peace.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  02 February 1895, Vol. LXXVII, No. 38]

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Goodwin, Jane -- d. 8/21/1872 at Mansfield;  single;  58y, 6m;  b. near Rochester, NY;  white;  cause - scrofula;  res. Mansfield - 2nd. Ward  [Richland Co. Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Goodwin, Phebe -- bur. 12/2/1874 at Mansfield Cem.;  79y, 10m;  res. Mansfield  [Richland Shield & Banner:  09 January 1875]

Goodwin, Philip -- Monday.  Philip Goodwin died at the Soldiers' Home at Sandusky, yesterday and was brought here at 4 o'clock this afternoon for burial.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  30 March 1889, Vol. LXXI, No. 45]

Goodwin, William M. -- bur. 4/5/1876 at Mansfield Cem.;  50y;  res. Mansfield  [Richland Shield & Banner:  13 January 1877]

Goodwin, William M. -- Whereas, It has pleased Almighty God to remove from our midst our dearly beloved brother, Wm. M. Goodwin;  therefore be it Resolved, That while we deeply deplore his loss, we bow in meek submission to the will of Him who doeth all things well.  Resolved, That in the death of Brother Goodwin he have lost a true friend, a good companion, and an exemplary brother.  Resolved, That we sincerely sympathize with his bereaved wife and friends in their distress, Resolved, That the above be published in the city papers, and a copy be sent to the wife of our dead brother.  -- Jno. C. Burns, J.H. Cherry, and C.T. Foulk, Committee, Mansfield, April 7, 1876.  [Richland Shield & Banner:  29 April 1876]

Goodwin, William S. -- d. 11/13/1872 at Perry Twp.;  63y;  married;  b. Pennsylvania;  farmer;  white;  cause - gall stone;  res. Perry Township [Richland Co. Probate Court Record of Deaths] 

Goon, Daniel -- Newville.  Father Goon, a pioneer 75 years old, living near town, died very suddenly Saturday evening.  He had been enjoying good health for some time past, ate hearty Saturday and as he got away from the supper table fell dead without a struggle.  He was buried Tuesday at Bunker Hill.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  30 March 1889, Vol. LXXI, No. 45]

Goon, Eli -- Butler.  Eli Goon, a former resident of Worthington Township, died recently in Iowa.  He was a brother of Jacob Goon, of Perry Twp., and Mrs. J.G. Smith, of Hanover Township, Ashland County.  [Bellville Messenger:  21 April 1905, Vol. 13, No. 13]

Goon, Hannah -- BUTLER.  Mrs. Hannah Goon, aged 89 years, died Friday at the home of her foster-daughter, Mrs. Sol. Goon, near Davis, from the effects of gangrene in a fractured limb, which she sustained about four months ago.  The funeral was conducted Sunday at 10 a.m. at the house by the Rev. O.C. Kramer, of Perrysville, and the remains were taken to Burton City for interment.  [Mansfield News:  04 May 1899]

Goon, Lloyd -- 73Y;  d. 12/22/1956 at Wood Co. Hospital;  retired painter;  Born a12/17/1883 at Ashland Co., OH  [MNJ 12/23/1956]

Goos, John -- bur. 3/24/1874 at Mansfield Cem.;  44y;  res. Mansfield  [Richland Shield & Banner:  09 January 1875]

Gordon, Albert -- 54Y;  d. 2/21/1973 at Cleveland, Oh.;  former Mansfield resident;  bur. Glenville Cem.   [MNJ 2/22/1973]

Gordon, P.A. -- Sunday.  A telegram was received last night by George S. Harris announcing the death at Milan, O., of Dr. P.A. Gordon.  The cause of death was heart failure.  The deceased was quite well known here, Mrs. Gordon being a sister of E. McFall.  He was also surgeon of the 35th. Regiment, recruited in this locality.  No arrangements have yet been announced for the funeral.  [Richland Shield & Banner:  27 February 1892]

Gore, Mary (Rimmy) -- Died, on the 23d. day of May, 1874, in the city of Mansfield, Ohio, Mrs. Mary Gore, who was born in Bucks County, Pa., on the 12th. day of March, 1783.  She was the daughter of Adam Rimmy and Mary Hicks, who moved to Baltimore County, Md., in 1788.  Her father was a soldier of the Revolution.  Her husband, John Gore, died in Baltimore County, Md., in 1821.  Her Birthright was in the Society of Friends, and as a woman of piety and Christian virtue, her equals were few.  She lived as she died, with her whole trust in the kind care of the "Good Father".  Her life was a long one -- many, many years she dwelt among us, but no day found her other than the kindest and most gentle of mothers.  Safe in the hearts of all who were intimate with her will her memory ever be, for not one act or deed in the nearly a century she lived, was ever committed by her that would blot or stain her purity.  Seldom has old age gone down to the grave with as much good left behind;  the world is better for her having lived in it.  Her labors o'er the rest has come to her, in the Father's house where many mansions be.  [Richland Shield & Banner:  06 June 1874]

Gore, Mary (Rimmy) -- bur. 5/23/1874 at Mansfield Cem.;  92y;  res. Mansfield  [Richland Shield & Banner:  09 January 1875]

Gorham, Charity -- DIED, At Perrysville, on the evening of June 15, Mrs. Charity Gorham, born in Vermont in 1811 and a resident of Richland County since 1842.  Funeral at Perrysville, June 17.  The deceased was the mother of J.G. Gorham, of this city.  --  [Mansfield Weekly News:  23 June 1887, Vol. 3, No. 30]

Gorham, Mary L. -- Died, in Mansfield, October 12th., of congestion of the lungs, Mary L., daughter of R.H. & Mary E. Gorham, aged 10 years and 2 months.  [Ohio Liberal:  01 December 1881]

Gorman, May Bee -- Lucas.  May Bee was the name of a dear little treasure which has been adorning the home of Mr. & Mrs. C.H. Gorman for the last 18 months, but the death angel came to that home and claimed that dear little girl.  After a very serious sickness of a few days she died last Monday and was laid away in the Odd Fellows' cemetery Wednesday.  [Semi-Weekly News:  02 October 1896, Vol. 12, No. 80]

Gorsuch, M.J. -- Miss M.J. Gorsuch died at the residence of her sister, Mrs. Mox, this city, Monday, aged 58 years, of lung fever.  The remains were taken to Shreve on Tuesday for interment.   [Mansfield Herald:  29 August 1889, Vol. 39, No. 41]

Gorsuch, M.J. -- Tuesday.  Miss M.J. Gorsuch died of lung fever at 9 o'clock yesterday morning at the residence of her sister, Mrs. Wox, on South East Diamond Street.  The deceased was aged 58 years.  The funeral services were conducted by Rev. N.S. Albright at the house at 9 o'clock this morning after which the remains were taken to Shreve for interment.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  31 August 1889, Vol. LXXII, No. 15]

Gortner, Ruehe / Ruie -- Died, Wednesday morning, June 12th., Ruehe, daughter of H.M. Gortner of this place.  Funeral services at the house Thursday (To-day) at 10 o'clock.  [Shelby Independent News:  13 June 1872, Vol. 4, No. 33]

Gortner, Ruie -- d. 6/12/1872 at Shelby;  8y, 8m, 28d;  b. Ohio;  white;  no cause of death listed;  res. Shelby [Richland Co. Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Gortner, Ruie -- Ruie Gortner, daughter of Henry M. and Kate Gortner, was born September 10th., 1863, and passed away from earth to heaven, June 12th., 1872.  Ruie was a faithful Sabbath School scholar, and through the teaching of Christian parents at home, and the instruction of the Sabbath school, she had learned to love that Redeemer, who was so previous to her, through all her sickness.  When asked if she loved Jesus, she replied "Yes, I love Jesus, and he loves me."  She lived long enough to learn to make sacrifices for others, and never seemed happier than doing good to others.  Ruie will be missed and mourned by many;  but by none so much as by her parents.  Their affliction is very heavy, and still amidst it all, their Christian resignation is complete.  <<scripture omitted>>  [Shelby Independent News:  20 June 1872, Vol. 4, No. 34]

Gortner, Susan -- Susan Gortner died January 5th, 1896, aged 84 years, 10 months 1 day. She was born in Cumberland Co., Pa., and emigrated to Wayne Co., O.,in an early day. And from there to Richland Co., O., about 38 years ago. For 12 years she made her home with Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Barga's, where she after a prolonged siege of dropsy died. For about 30 years she was a most consistent and faithful member of the Myers Lutheran Church. Her last hours were full of peace and resignation, she spent all her private hours in reading and studying her German Bible. A large retinue of friends attended her funeral and her pastor Rev. Wilhelm comforted them with the gospel. Submitted by Terry W. [SHELBY NEWS, Shelby, Ohio, Thursday, January 9, 1896]

Gorton, Lucy M. -- d. 9/22/1869 at Plymouth;  31y;  b. Perry Co., IL;  white;  cause:  diseases;  res. Plymouth Twp.  [Richland Co. Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Goss, Elmer -- Monday.  Elmer Goss, about 30 years of age, a switchman in the employ of the Big Four, fell between the cars at noon last Friday near the Wayne Street crossing at Dayton and was instantly killed.  He leaves a wife and two children.  The deceased formerly lived in this city and is a brother of Lyman Goss, now under indictment at Urbana for stealing merchandise from the Erie R.R.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner: 08 February 1890, Vol. LXXII, No. 38]

Goss, George -- Bellville.  George Goss died at his home four miles west of this place on Monday, August 8th., aged 72 years.  Mr. Goss had been affected with paralysis for several years and his death resulted from that disease.  The funeral took place from his late residence at 2 p.m. on Wednesday.  Services conducted by Rev. Burkett.  Interment at the Albright cemetery.  [Richland Shield & Banner:  13 August 1892]

Goss, John -- Bellville.  John Goss, an aged resident of Perry Township, died on Monday, Oct. 20th.  His funeral took place on Wednesday.  Interment at the Steel church yard.  -- [Richland Shield & Banner: 25 October 1890, Vol. LXXIII, No. 23]

Goss, Mary (Weaver)

Gottas, Robert Frank -- 71Y;  d. 2/10/1954 at Los Angeles, CA;  former Mansfield resident;  b. 7/26/1882 at Austria-Hungary;  Came to Mansfield at an early age;  h/o Katherine Willmer;  bur. Mansfield Cem.  [MNJ 2/12/1954]

Gottfried, Barbara -- 63Y;  d. 11/27/1955 at Mansfield Gen. Hosp.;  b. 3/12/1892 at Yugoslavia;  Came to Mansfield in 1903;  w/o Andrew Sr.;  bur. Mansfield Cem.  [MNJ 11/28/1955]

Gourley, William -- Tuesday.  William Gourley, aged 81 years, died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Joseph Adams, on Bowman Street, January 7th.  Burial January 9th.  [Richland Shield & Banner:  14 January 1893]

Grabill, Samuel -- Samuel Grabill, 77, of Bloominggrove Township, Richland County, died this morning at the General Hospital at 5:45 o'clock. He had been a resident of this county for 37 years.  Mr. Grabill was born at Haysville. He is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Charles Light, of Ganges, one son, Roy, of Ashland, one brother, David Grabill, of this city, one sister, Mrs. Elizabeth Stamen, of Mifflin, and six grandchildren.  Funeral services will be held from the church at Adario Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock with burial in Adario cemetery. Submitted by Linda and Shirley.  Typed by Georgia. [Mansfield News - Fri. 26 Nov. 1926]

Grabler, Michael -- The funeral of Michael Grabler took place Sunday afternoon.  The American and Opera House Bands united and furnished excellent music for the occasion.  Richland and Mansfield Lodges, I.O.O.F. turned out in uniform and the funeral procession was long and imposing.  --  [Mansfield Herald:  10 September 1885, Vol. 35, No. 43]

Grabler, Michael -- d. 9/1885, malaria;  51y, 1m;  bur. Mansfield Cemetery  [Mansfield Herald:  07 January 1886]

Grabler, Myriam -- Mansfield - Myriam R. Grablar, 86, of 921 Dickson Parkway died early this morning in Peoples Hospital after an extended illness. Funeral arrangements in charge of the Wappner Funeral Directors are incomplete. Memorial contributions may be made to the Mansfield Cancer Society....incomplete. Submitted by Linda & Shirley. [Mansfield News Journal: April 15, 1983 p.7A]

Grabler, William -- 120 Sherman Avenue., age 86, father of Marvin Grabler, Mrs. Bryant Todd, Mrs. J. H. Foncannon and Mrs. Margaret Anderson passed away at his home Friday afternoon. Now at THE JONES MEMORIAL where friends are received and where services will be conducted Monday at 3 p. m.  by Rev. Carveth P. Mitchell. Interment Mansfield Cemetery. Submitted by Linda & Shirley. Transcribed by K. Stentzel. [Mansfield News Journal: 20 Apr 1952, p. 4D]

Grace, Arthur -- 32Y;  d. 12/25/1956 at Tiffin State Hosp., Tiffin, OH;  born at Allenton, AL;  Came to Mansfield in 1946  [MNJ 12/26/1956]

Graff, Rebecca -- d. 1/24/1868 at Mansfield;  58y;  b. Mansfield  [Richland Co. Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Graff, Mrs. -- d. 1/10/1868 at Mansfield;  no age given;  housekeeping;  white;  cause:  stomach cancer;  res. Mansfield  [Richland Co. Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Graff, Wesley Moffett -- Wesley Moffett Graff, son of Mr. & Mrs. William H. Graff, died this morning at 6 o'clock at the home of his parents, 41 Baldwin Avenue, of tuberculosis.  He was a bright child and his untimely death will be greatly mourned by all who knew him.  He was 5 years old and had been ill for about a year with a complication of diseases, beginning with pneumonia and ending in tuberculoses.  The body will be taken tonight at 8:33 on the P.F. to Gloversville, N.Y., where the funeral services will be held.  [Mansfield News:  26 July 1901, Vol. 17, No. 124]

Grafmiller, Flora A.—Mansfield. Mrs. Flora A. Grafmiller, 76, of 411 Scholl Rd. died Friday morning in Mansfield Memorial Homes following a one-month illness.  Born Nov. 21, 1902, in Crawford County, she lived in Mansfield the past six years and was the widow of George Grafmiller.  She was a 52-year employee of the Cecil Candy Factory of Michigan.  Mrs. Grafmiller was a member of the Methodist Church and the Rebecca Lodge of Warren, Mich.  Survivors include her stepfather, Henry A. Sutter of Crestline and seven nieces and nephews including Mrs. James Gadd with whom Mrs. Grafmiller lived.  Funeral services will be held Monday at 11 a. m. at the Jack Sprott Funeral Home in Warren, Mich. Burial will be in Rose Land Park Cemetery in Berkley, Mich. Friends may call at the funeral home today and Sunday.  Local arrangements are in charge of Wappner Funeral Directors.  Submitted by Linda & Shirley.  [Mansfield News, Saturday, 12 May 1979, p. 19]

Grah, Louis -- Tuesday.  Louis Grah, an old and respected citizen of Crestline, was run over and killed by a Big Four train at that place Monday morning.  -- [Richland Shield & Banner:  01 August 1891, Vol. LXXIV, No. 11]

Graham, A.A. -- A.A. Graham, author of the History of Richland County, who died in Albuquerque, New Mexico some time ago was buried at Columbus, yesterday. Wednesday's State Journal contained the following with regard to the funeral: The funeral of A.A. Graham, late Secretary of the Ohio State Archæalogical and Historical Society, occurred yesterday at 7 p.m. at Plymouth Congregational Church, of which church Mr. Graham was a member. Rev. Mr. Miline, the pastor, presided and addresses were made by Rev. William E. Moore, who is Vice-President of the Society, and Rev. Mr. French, who officiated at the marriage of Mr. Graham in Mansfield, O., some 20 years ago. A handsome floral emblem, the tribute of the Society, rested upon the casket. The burial was private, the remains being temporarily placed in the vault at Green Lawn Cemetery. The pall bearers were Messrs. H.A. Thompson of Dayton, G.F. Bareis of Canal Winchester, E.F. Wood and E.O. Randall of this city, officers of the Society and Messrs. Corner and Covert, members of the benefit society of which Mr. Graham was a member. The family of Mr. Graham expects to make Columbus its' home. -- [RICHLAND SHIELD & BANNER: 22 February 1896, Vol. LXXVIII, No. 41]

Graham, Frances Jane

Graham, Francis -- Died, on the 19th. day of June, 1881, at 1½ o'clock P.M., Mr. Francis Graham departed this life.  [Ohio Liberal:  23 June 1881]

Graham, Henry -- Lexington.  Henry Graham, who has been sick for some time past, was buried here on last Sunday.  The funeral services were conducted by Rev. Fulton, and was largely attended by his many friends and relatives.  He leaves a wife and four children to mourn his loss.  --  [Bellville Star:  24 September 1885, Vol. 8, No. 52]

Graham, Henry S. -- The funeral of H.S. Graham, one of the pioneers of Troy Township, took place from his late residence near Lexington Sunday.  It is said that the attendance was the largest of any funeral ever held in the township.  About forty people were present from Mansfield, an representatives from other parts of the county were quite as numerous.  The services were conducted by the Rev. Fulton.  Mr. Graham had been down but about six weeks before his death, the cause of which was consumption.  --  [Mansfield Herald:  24 September 1885, Vol. 35, No. 45]

Graham, Henry S. -- Lexington.  Mr. Henry Graham, one of our best citizens, who has been sick for some time, died Friday night, and will be buried from his late residence, one mile north of town, on Sunday.  Mr. G. was a young man, a devoted Christian, and loved by all who knew him.  --  [Mansfield Herald:  24 September 1885, Vol. 35, No. 45]

Graham, Hiram -- Mr. Hiram Graham, aged about 45 years, died on March 22d., in Plymouth.  [Shelby Independent News: 30 March 1876, Vol. 8, No. 23]

Graham, John -- Lexington, June 16 -- Mr. John Graham, one of our oldest citizens, died a few weeks ago at the residence of his son, H.S. Graham.  Uncle John was one of the pioneers of Richland County, coming here at an early date from Washington County, Pennsylvania.  He was widely known as a zealous Christian and was honored and loved by all.  --  [Mansfield Herald:  18 June 1885, Vol. 35, No. 31]

Graham, John -- DIED, At his late residence seven miles north of the city on the night of Oct. 14, John Graham, aged about thirty five years.  Funeral at 10 a.m., Sunday, Oct. 16.  The deceased leaves a wife and two children.  --  [Mansfield Weekly News:  20 October 1887, Vol. 3, No. 49]

Graham, John G. -- John G. Graham died here Monday morning at the residence of his brother-in-law, Dr. I.S. Sampsell, and was buried at Lexington, Tuesday, Rev. W.W. Anderson, assisted by Rev. T.K. Davis, conducting the obsequies.  Mr. G. formerly resided at Lexington.  He went to Tennessee five years ago, where he resided until his return to this place last week in very feeble health.  A wife and little daughter accompanied him.  --  [Bellville Star:  11 January 1883, Vol. 6, No. 15]

Graham, L.B. -- L.B. Graham was killed and C.L. Stodert was seriously injured at the new open hearth mill of the Mansfield Sheet and Tin Plate company last Friday afternoon when a piece of structural steel fell upon them while they were engaged in elevating it with others of the construction gang.  Graham was struck on the head by the steel and instantly killed.  Stodert received a more glancing blow on the had, and sustained a severe scalp wound.  He was taken to the General Hospital for treatment.  Stodert's home is at Warren, and he is about 40 years of age.  Graham is married, and rooms with his wife on North Diamond street, Mansfield.  [Richland County Leader:  19 August 1921, Vol. 2, No. 36]

Graham, Morgan -- Woodview -- Mr. Morgan Graham died Thursday, Nov. 27, after along and serious illness, being afflicted with that dreaded disease, cancer.  His remains were interred at Owl Creek Cemetery.  [BELLVILLE INDEPENDENT:  06 December 1894, Vol. 7, No. 30]

Graham, Rachel -- Tuesday.  Died, on Jan. 28th., 1894, at her home in Franklin Township, in the 81st. year of her age, Mrs. Rachel Graham, widow of Samuel Graham, deceased.  Funeral will take place from her late residence on Thursday, Feb. 1st., at 1 o'clock, p.m.  Interment at Pleasant Valley burying grounds.  Services conducted by -- Hoover, pastor of the church.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  03 February 1894, Vol. LXXVI, No. 38]

Graham, Robert -- Lexington.  The remains of Rob't Graham, a former resident of this county, were brought from his home in Tomaca, Iowa, on Tuesday evening and interred in the Lexington Cemetery on Wednesday afternoon.  [Richland Shield & Banner:  17 October 1891]

Graham, Robert -- Lexington.  Frank Whitford returned with his father-in-law's remains, Robert Graham, last week, and is now spending a few days with his little son and father, Will Whitford, near town.  [Richland Shield & Banner:  24 October 1891]

Graham, Samuel -- Samuel Graham, of Franklin  Township, was buried Friday.  He was aged 73 years.  [Mansfield Herald:  18 March 1886]

Graham, Samuel -- Mrs. John Boyd, of West Bloom Street, received a telegram from Toronto, Can., Wednesday a.m. stating that her brother, Samuel Graham, who was employed in a large safe works in that city, had been instantly killed.  Mr. Graham was about 35 years old and leaves a wife and three children.  --  [Mansfield Semi-Weekly News:  04 November 1898, Vol. 14, No. 91]

Grambling, John Adam -- d. 9/31/1868 at Mansfield;  8m;  b. Mansfield;  white;  cause:  whooping cough;  res. Mansfield  [Richland County Probate Court Record of Deaths]  *see also: John Adam Gramlin

Gramlin, John Adam -- d. 9/30/1868 at Mansfield;  8m, 5d;  b. Mansfield;  white;  cause:  cholera infantum;  res. Mansfield  [Richland County Probate Court Record of Deaths]  *see also:  John Adam Grambling

Grandon, Chester E. -- 74Y;  d. 5/2/1956 at Madison Hosp.;  b. 7/13/1881 at Mansfield;  bur. Mansfield Cem.  [MNJ 5/3/1956]

Granger, Mary C. -- Died, at her residence in Iowa City, on Sunday, March 1st., Mrs. Mary C. Granger, aged 87 years.  Mansfield, Ohio papers please copy. -- Iowa City Citizen.  Mrs. Granger was well known to the older residents of this city, being the widow of Judge Granger, who, in the early 50's, was a prominent politician of the county.  About 30 years ago she moved with her husband to Chicago, where they remained for several years until Mr. G. died.  She then moved to Iowa City, Iowa, where she has resided ever since.  -- [Richland Shield & Banner: 14 March 1891, Vol. LXXIII, No. 43]

Grant, Amelia Reed

Grant, Elizabeth Carrothers -- Mrs. Elizabeth Carrothers Grant, an aged and highly respected lady of this city, who has been a resident of Mansfield for 83 years, died Friday morning at 2 o'clock at the home of her daughter, Mrs. R.R. Smith, 52 East Fourth Street.  Mrs. Grant has been in feeble health for some time past and last Tuesday she sustained a fall, which hastened the end.  Mrs. Grant was born Jan. 24, 1809, in Belmont County.  She came to Mansfield in 1815 with her parents and has lived here ever since.  She was married to Edwin Grant, who died in 1845 at Mt. Carmel, Ill.  She leaves one daughter, Mrs. R.R. Smith, with whom she has resided.  She has a brother Samuel Carrothers, of this city.  Early in life Mrs. Grant united with the Presbyterian church and during all the years of her long life she remained true to her early faith and was always a consistent Christian.  Hers was a prolonged life well spent.  She was the oldest resident of Mansfield in point of years passed here.  A short service was held Sunday afternoon at 3:00 o'clock at her late home, conducted by her pastor, the Rev. Dr. D.D. Meese, after which a service was held at the Presbyterian church.  The honorary pall bearers were Levi Zimmerman, Abner Wright, H.R. Smith, Henry C. Hedges, James Carrothers and N.S. reed and the acting pall bearers were Hugh Young, A.B. Cornell, A.H. Condict, J.H. Black, J.J. King and W.W. Atcheson.  --  [Semi-Weekly News (Mansfield):  24 May 1898, Vol. 14, No. 44]

Grant, Newell -- Bellville.  Newell Grant died Jan. 10th., 1881, of consumption, aged 72 years.  The funeral took place from the Disciple Church at Palmyra (OH), conducted by Elder Johnson.  [Bellville Weekly:  21 January 1881]

Grassel, Mary (Kozik) -- Mrs. Mary K. Grassel, 70, of 341 West Cook Rd. , wife of John F. Grassel, died in Mansfield General Hospital Thursday evening after a brief illness.  11/11/1975   Mrs. Grassel was born in Akron , Dec. 17, 1905 , and lived here most of her life.  She worked for Sears, Roebuck & Co. for many years, retiring in 1967.  She was a member of St. Peter’s Catholic Church.  Surviving besides her husband is one daughter, Mrs. Maxine Dodd of Mansfield .  Services will be conducted in St. Peter’s Catholic Church Saturday at 9:00 a.m.   Burial will be in Mansfield Cemetery .  Friends may call in Finefrock’s this evening where Vigil services will be conducted at services.  Submitted by Steve.  [source unknown:  12 November 1976]

Graser, Walter H. -- MANSFIELD – Walter H. Graser, 85, of 315 Palmer St., Wooster, brother of Mansfield Lee Graser, died Tuesday at the Wayne County Care Center. Mr. Graser was born May 1 902, in Warsaw, Ohio. He had been employed by the Wooster Metal Brick and Tile. Surviving are three brothers; five sons; a daughter; 25 grandchildren; and 27 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Marie in September 1984. Services will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. in the McIntire, Davis and Greene Funeral Home, 26 E. Larwill St., Wooster, by the Rev. Jeff Smith. Burial will be in the Reedsburg Cemetery, Wooster, Calling hours will be Friday from 7 to 9 p.m. Submitted by klynn. [Mansfield News Journal: 09 July 1987, p. 7A]

Grassick, Alex -- ALEX GRASSICK, RETIRED CONTRACTOR, STRICKEN -- Alex G. Grassick, 73, a retired Mansfield plumbing and roofing contractor, died this morning at his home, 331 East Fourth St., following an extended illness.  Mr. Grassick was born Jan. 1, 1882 in Newcastle, England, coming here when a child. He was a member of the Master Plumbers Assn.  Surviving are his wife, Mable E. Marks Grassick; three sons, Robert of California, William of Minneapolis, Minn., and Paul of Mansfield; two sisters, Mrs. Agnes Buckingham of Mansfield and Mrs. Mary Goon of Los Angeles, California, and five grandchildren.  Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday at the Wappner Funeral Home, with Dr. Carveth P. Mitchell, of the First Lutheran Church, in charge. Burial will be in the Mansfield Cemetery.  Friends may call at the funeral home starting tomorrow afternoon. Submitted by Gary.  [Mansfield News Journal:  06 October 1955]

Grassick, Dorothy Elizabeth Chapman -- MANSFIELD - Dorothy Elizabeth Chapman Grassick, 84, formerly of Fairlawn Avenue died Saturday morning, July 29, 1995, at County Meadows Nursing Home after an extended illness.  She was born Aug. 22, 1910, in Mansfield, and had lived in the area all her life. She was a member of the First English Lutheran Church.  She is survived by three sons, Robert W. Grassick, David E. Grassick, and Kenneth O. Grassick, all of Mansfield; 10 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; one niece, Carolyn Gross; and two nephews, Jack Chapman of Mansfield, and Richard Chapman of California. She was preceded in death by her parents, William and Nora Bowden Chapman; one brother, Harold Chapman, and one sister, Naomi Thompson.  Calling hours will be held from 6 to 9 tonight at the Diamond Street Home of Wappner Funeral Directors, where services will be held Tuesday at 1 p.m. by the Rev. Dale Schafer.  Burial will be in Mansfield Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the First English Lutheran Church. Submitted by Gary.  [Mansfield News Journal:  31 July 1995]

Grassick, Mabel -- Mrs. Mable Marks Grassick, 78, widow of Alex Grassick, formerly of 331 East Fourth St. died Tuesday afternoon at the Paramore Nursing Home following an extended illness.  She was born Feb. 22, 1886 in Mansfield and lived here all her entire life. She was a member of the First English Lutheran Church.  Surviving are two sons, Paul Grassick, Bellville, RD 3, and William Grassick, Lexington, Ky.; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren and one sister, Mrs. Marie Bell, 511 Glendale Blvd; a son Robert M. Grassick died last year.  The body was removed to the Wappner Funeral Home where services will be held Thursday at 1 p.m., conducted by Rev. Michael B. Goldner, pastor of St. Luke's Lutheran Church. Burial will be in the Mansfield Cemetery.  Friends may call at the funeral home.  Submitted by Gary.  [MANSFIELD NEWS JOURNAL: 08 April 1964]

Grassick, T. LaVerne -- MANSFIELD - T. LaVerne Grassick, 65, of Deerfield Road, Bellville, RD 2, wife of Paul A. Grassick, died Thursday morning in Mansfield General Hospital after an extended illness.  She was born October 24, 1918, in Indianapolis, Ind., and lived in this area most of her life.  Surviving besides her husband, whom she married May 22, 1948, Judie of Ontario; one son, Jerry of Ravenna, Ohio; eight grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; two brothers, Robert Mitchell of Fredericktown and Billy Mitchell of Indianapolis. She was preceded in death by one son, Eddie.  Funeral services will be held Monday at 1 p.m. at the Diamond Street Home of Wappner Funeral Directors, by the Rev. Bertil Anderson, pastor of the First English Lutheran Church. Burial will be in the Mansfield Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home Sunday afternoon and evening, where the family will be present from 7 to 9 p.m.  Submitted by Gary.  [MANSFIELD NEWS JOURNAL: April 1984]

Gratwohl, Caroline -- bur. 1/1886 at Mansfield Cem., typhoid fever;  40y, 7m, 2d  [Mansfield Herald:  08 April 1886]

Grauer, Henry -- Henry Grauer, aged 76 years, died Sunday at the Sandusky Soldiers' home after a short illness.  The remains were brought to Butler Tuesday, and funeral services were conducted by Rev. O. Spreng at the Evangelical church.  Interment was made in the Four Corners Cemetery.  The deceased was never married.  He served his country valiently during the war of the rebellion and was honorably discharged at the expiration of his enlistment.  He leaves one brother, Phillip Grauer, of Mansfield, and one sister, Mrs. Jacob Cates, of this locality  --  [Butler Enterprise:  24 November 1905, Vol. 17, No. 42]

Grauer, Mary A. (Secrist) -- Mrs. Mary A. Grauer, widow of Philip Grauer, of 304 Park Avenue East, died Friday night at 10:35 o'clock at the home of her daughter, Mrs. J.M. Reed, on Marion Avenue, at the age of 58 years, after having been ill for the past year and a half with a complication of diseases.  She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Reed, of this city, and Miss Della Grauer, of Cleveland, two sons, Stanley, of this city, and William, who is in the west, also one brother, William Secrist, of Hastings, and one sister, Mrs. V.A. McBride, of Butler.  She was a member of the Evangelical Association church.  Funeral from the Reed home, Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock conducted by the Rev. E.D. Paullin.  [Loudonville (OH) Advocate:  05 May 1910 as reprinted from the Mansfield News]

Grauer, Philip -- Philip Grauer, a citizen well known here and in the northern part of Richland County, dropped dead Thursday morning.  Mr. Grauer, who with his family resided at 295 Park Avenue East, was in the Park grocery on the east side of Central Park about 11 o'clock and apparently in as good health as usual.  He was talking with A.D. Rinehart, of the firm, about the purchase of some commodity.  The grocery man turned his head a moment to look for something on a shelf behind the counter and hearing a slight noise looked around and discovered that Mr. Grauer had fallen to the floor.  He ran around the counter and raised the fallen man's head, but Mr. Grauer was unconscious and never uttered a word after he fell.  Dr. Mecklem was called and pronounced him dead.  It was stated that he had been suffering from diabetes, but it is suspected that he was also a victim of heart trouble and that the latter caused the sudden death.  It is stated by those who knew Mr. Grauer that he had been ill for several years, but his trouble was not thought sufficiently troublesome to lead one to think he was in danger of sudden death.  For some time Mr. Grauer had a meat market on the east side of Central Park in a room adjacent to the one in which he died.  He was born in Butler Twp. and formerly lived there for a number of years, after which he removed to Mansfield.  It was feared to break the sad news to Mrs. Grauer for the reason that she also is in poor health and, therefore, somebody telephoned her at first that her husband was very sick and would be taken to the Emergency hospital for a short time for treatment.  Beelman's ambulance was then called and the body removed to the undertaking rooms to be prepared for burial.  After the body was taken to the undertaking rooms, friends went to the house to break the sad news to Mrs. Grauer.  Deceased leaves a widow and four children.  The children are Miss Stella Grauer, Mrs. Jas. Reed and Wm. and Stanley Grauer.  --  [Bellville Messenger:  21 December 1906, Vol. 14, No. 47 reprinted from the Mansfield News]

Graven, Marion -- Butler.  Marion Graven, a former resident of near Davis, died Saturday from the effects of an attack of paralysis at his home in Loudonville.  --  [Bellville Messenger:  15 January 1903, Vol. 11, No. 2]

Gray, ---- -- bur. 7/16/1876 at Mansfield Cem.;  bur. 1d;  res. Mansfield  [Richland Shield & Banner:  13 January 1877]

Gray, ---- -- The 3-year-old son of Mr. & Mrs. Gray died Thursday at the corner of East Second and Foster Streets of diphtheria.  The time of the funeral has not as yet been decided upon.  [Semi-Weekly News:  02 April 1897, Vol. 13, No. 27]

Gray, ---- -- Shelby.  While Mr. & Mrs. C.R. Gray were visiting at Killbuck their one-year-old child died and will be brought here for interment.  [Mansfield News:  02 May 1901, Vol. 17, No. 49]

Gray, ---- -- bur. 5/8/1877 at Mansfield Cem.;  cause:  premature birth  [Ohio Liberal:  06 June 1877]

Gray, A. Wiley -- Center Hall (Monroe Twp.).  We are called upon to announce the death of A. Wiley Gray, who passed peacefully away at five minutes after one o'clock on the morning of the 5th. inst., after an illness of twenty-eight days with typhoid fever.  His age was 19 years, 6 months and 11 days.  Funeral services were held at the house, conducted by the Rev. J.R. Sykes, after which the remains were taken to the Odd Fellows Cemetery at Lucas, and there deposited in the grave beside his mother, who was laid there but eleven weeks before.  The funeral was well attended by friends and neighbors, but the relatives were conspicuous by their absence.  Miss Mattie Gray, who is still suffering from the effects of the fever, is slowly recovering.  There are circumstances connected with this case that to most people would appear somewhat peculiar, needing as she did the utmost care and attention since Nov. 18th.  She has been greatly neglected by the women of the neighborhood, being compelled to submit to the care of men, who were strangers to her.  One thing that deserves special mention is the manner in which the teacher of Center Hall school arranged the scholars by the roadside as the funeral of Wiley passed, it being a beautiful tribute of respect to an honored schoolmate.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner: 15 February 1890, Vol. LXXII, No. 39]

Gray, Eddie H. -- bur. 3/23/1875 at Mansfield Cem.;  4y, 11m, 4d  [Richland Shield & Banner:  15 January 1876]

Gray, Florence -- Shelby.  Florence, the 17-months-old daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Charles Gray, living on South Gamble Street, died last night with summer complaint.  The funeral will be held at the house Wednesday.  Interment at Oakland.  [Mansfield News:  15 August 1899]

Gray, James Woods -- James Woods Gray, 79, of Plymouth, today in Willard Hospital. Survivors: daughter, Mrs. Foster Keinath of Plymouth, with whom he lived; sister, Mrs. Sarah Kiner in Michigan and two grandchildren. Services: 1:30 p. m. Friday from McQuate Funeral Home,, Plymouth, with burial in Mansfield Cemetery. Friends call Thursday afternoon at the funeral home.  Submitted by Sandra.  [Mansfield News-Journal, Wednesday, March 23,1960]

Gray, Jennie -- Mrs. Gray, 57, Dies at Home-- Native of Richland County To Be Buried Monday. SHILOH -- Mrs. Jennie Gray, 57, dies at her home near Plymouth today after a long illness. She was a native of Richland county, having been born in Franklin township Oct. 10, 1882. Surviving are her husband, J. Woods Gray: a daughter, Mrs. Foster Keinath, Plymouth, and two brothers, L. K. Shariff of Franklin township and E. D. Shariff of Shelby. The body was removed to the McQuate funeral home where friends may call and where funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday. Burial will be in Mansfield cemetery. Submitted by Sandra.  [Mansfield News-Journal, Friday, September 6, 1940]

Gray, Mrs. A.M. -- Lucas.  Mrs. A.M. Gray died Nov. 15th. and was buried on Saturday, Nov. 17th.  Mrs. Gray had been ill with typhoid fever for about five weeks.  Mrs. Gray was taken sick sixteen weeks ago with the same disease and at present is just able to be about.  The death of Mrs. Gray leaves a husband, three sons and one daughter.  Mr. Gray extends his thanks to his neighbors and friends for their kindness during his bereavement.  Funeral services by Rev. Sikes, of Perrysville.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  23 November 1889, Vol. LXXII, No. 27]

Gray, Riscilla (Armstrong) -- Died, In Cincinnati, Ohio, on Sunday, Nov. 11, 1866, at 2 p.m., after a lingering illness of cholera, Riscilla Armstrong, consort of the late David Gray and daughter of John Armstrong, Esq., of Mansfield, O., aged 31 years.  [Richland Shield & Banner:  28 November 1866, Vol. XXVI, No. 23]

Greely, Benjamin F. -- Benjamin F. Greely was born in Palermo, Maine, March 5th., 1810;  was stricken down with paralysis on Friday morning and after lingering two days passed peacefully away Sabbath morning, May 16th., 1886, at his home in Bellville, Ohio.  Father Greely has been in feeble health for several years and in the providence of God was called upon to pass through seasons of severe affliction and trial, but out of them all the Lord delivered him.  He was a worthy member of the M.E. church for 30 years and for the last four years has been a worthy and faithful member of the Presbyterian church of this place.  <some text omitted>  --  [Bellville Star:  20 May 1886, Vol. 9, No. 34]

Greely, Benjamin F. -- Bellville.  B.F. Greely was stricken with paralysis last Friday forenoon and died Sunday morning.  The funeral took place Tuesday at the Presbyterian church, conducted by Rev. Fulton of Lexington.  --  [Bellville Star:  20 May 1886, Vol. 9, No. 34]

Greely, Betsy Dyer -- Bellville.  Mrs. Betsy Dyer Greely died at her home on East Church Street on Monday, Dec. 1st., aged 72 years.  The funeral took place from the residence on Wednesday at 2 p.m.  Services by Revs. Baker and Walters.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  13 December 1890, Vol. LXXIII, No. 30]

Greely, Frank -- Last Saturday evening the citizens of this place were startled by the sad news of the death of Frank Greely.  He had been at work cutting wood till about two o'clock in the afternoon and was apparently as well as usual.  He ate a hearty supper at about half past five after which he was playing with his little nephew.  At about half past six he laid down on a lounge saying that he was tired.  His sister, who was in the room soon heard him make an unusual noise and went to his side, and seeing that something was wrong with him went immediately after Dr. McMahon who arrived just in time to see him breathe his last.  Drs. Austin, Sampsell, Lydy and Kelly were summoned and every means used to revive him but without avail.  On Sunday afternoon a postmortem examination was held by doctors McMahon, Austin, Sampsell, Lydy, Kelly and Lewis with the following result.  Atrophy and dilation of the right ventricle of the heart, congestion and dilation of the stomach to three times its normal capacity.  Death resulted from excessive pressure of the enormously distended stomach on the thoracic organs causing a failure of action of the weakened heart.  The deceased was born in Rockland, Maine and die at the age of 38 years.  He was the son of B.F. Greely and his death leaves but two children out of a family of nine.  He was a member of the M.E. church for a number of years and at home he was affectionate and kind, both as a son and brother.  The funeral took place from the Presbyterian church on Monday afternoon conducted by Rev. J.F. Sponseller.  --  [Bellville Star:  03 February 1887, Vol. 10, No. 19]

Green, Bertha (Loback) -- FORMER BELLVILLE GIRL DIES -- Mrs. John Myers received a telegram, Wednesday, announcing the sudden death at Denver, Col. last Monday of her oldest sister, Mrs. Bertha Green, whose maiden name was Loback, and who was well known in this section.  As a girl she attended the Honey Creek school and had many friends who will be both pained and surprised to learn of her demise.  [Richland County Leader:  09 July 1920, Vol. 1, No. 31]

Green, Bertha May Miller -- 90Y;  d. 4/9/1955 at Mansfield Gen. Hosp., Mansfield;  b. Tiffin, OH;  wid/o Lewis;  bur. Elmwood Cem., Charlotte, NC  [MNJ 4/10/1955]

Green, C.F. -- DIED -- In Bellville, Richland Co., Ohio, on Wednesday, August 27th., 1873, C.F., adopted child of J.F. and S.A. GREEN, of Bellville, aged 3 months and 2 days. [BELLVILLE DOLLAR WEEKLY: 05 September 1873, Vol. 2, No. 27]

Green, Doris M. (Schaaf) -- 20Y;  d. 1/17/1954 at Mansfield (embolism);  b. 2/6/1933 at Mansfield;  Graduate of Mansfield Senior High School, Class of '51;  w/o Donald;  d/o Weldon E. Schaaf;  bur. Mansfield Cem.   [MNJ 1/18/1954]

Green, Eliza J.D. -- Died, at her residence, in Crawford Co. (OH), Sept. 3d., 1876, Eliza J.D. Green, wife of Walter Green, aged 57 years, 8 months and 8 days.  Mrs. Green was born in Richland County, O., December 25th., 1818, and was married to the husband she has left behind, November 1st., 1837.  She united with the M.E. Church in the winter of '54 under the ministrations of Rev. S. Seymour.  Some time afterward she transferred her membership to the Lutheran Church in Plymouth, and a few years ago, removing to her late home, too far from Plymouth to attend services there, she united with the Lutheran Church at Oakland, of which she was a member until her death.  Living for some years in our midst she is remembered by her friends and neighbors as  a devoted Christian woman.  Coming into service in middle life, she seemed to be trying to atone for early neglect by assiduous service during the time that remained.  Much of the after part of her life was one of pain and sickness, so that her attendance upon the services of God's house was very infrequent.  During her last illness which had continued for several years, though it was apparent life must soon close for her, and the pain of parting was long before her;  she yet enjoyed the consolations of religion, and was able to bear with patience the blow of the hand of God.  Confidence in the love of God as her Father sustained her heart.  Owing to the absence of her pastor, the services were conducted by Rev. Stough of Plymouth, after which her remains were carried to the graveyard followed by a large concourse of friends.  [Shelby Independent News:  14 September 1876, Vol. 8, No. 47 as reprinted from the Plymouth Advertiser]

Green, Isaac -- Mr. Isaac Green in the 86th. year of his age, formerly a resident of Shelby, and father-in-law of Mr. Jno. Lance, died near Shiloh, on March 18th.  [Shelby Independent News: 30 March 1876, Vol. 8, No. 23]

Green, James M. -- d. 3/29/1871 at Cass Twp., consumption;  23y, 23d;  b. Canada;  harness maker;  res. Cass Twp. [Richland Co. Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Green, John F.
-- Wednesday -- John F. Green, ex-mayor of Bellville, died very suddenly at his home in that village this morning of heart disease.  Thursday -- Jessie B. Green, an inmate in the county jail charged with assault and battery, was released today to attend the funeral of his father. He was ordered to report tomorrow. -- [RICHLAND SHIELD & BANNER: 04 April 1896, Vol. LXXVIII, No. 47]

Green, Lizzie -- One by one our old friends are passing away.  Saturday night at 11 o'clock the announcement by telegraph was made that Mrs. Lizzie Green, of Painesville, had died at 7:30 p.m., after a short illness, the character of which is not made known.  This brings to recollection one of the brightest, most distinguished amiable, lovely and beloved young women of Mansfield, when it was a village, more than half a century ago.  She, with her father and mother, came here from Pittsburg, Pa., in the summer of 1845, and they made this their home, when they were joined shortly after by her brother, Joseph Richard, deceased, lately of this city.  She at once took position in society and was its queen, acknowledged so by all.  She loved Mansfield and her associates, but loved another more and was married after a few years to H.P. Green, an estimable gentleman, since and lately deceased.  From here she, with her husband, went to Baltimore, Md., where they remained but a short time, and returned to her first love, now a city, and here they remained a few years, her husband and father engaging in the drug business in what is known as the Colby & Geddes block on Main Street.  From here they removed to Newark, thence back to Mansfield, and from here to Painesville, where her husband was elected county recorder and died while in office.  They reared a large and loving family of five girls and five boys, all of whom survive her, excepting three.  One of her daughters, Mrs. Mary McAbee, whose husband died in California, lived with her in her late home and is well known in this city, having lately visited here.  Many tears of sorrow will be mingled with those of her bereaved family in this their great bereavement.  Her funeral will take place from her home in Painesville, O., on Tuesday, April 26, at 3 p.m.  --  [Semi-Weekly News (Mansfield):  26 April 1898, Vol. 14, No. 33]

Green, Mamie -- 85Y;  d. 4/8/1954 at Mansfield;  b. 7/23/1868 at Mansfield;  wid/o J. Frank Green;  bur. Mansfield Cem.  [MNJ 4/8/1954]

Green, Mary -- BELLVILLE.  Mrs. Mary Green, who was found dead in her room in Mansfield last week, was brought here for burial Friday.  [Richland County Leader:  17 March 1922, Vol. 3, No. 13]

Green, Mary J. (Halferty) -- Woodberry.  Mrs. Mary J. (Halferty) Green died May 23rd., aged 29 years and 7 months.  Funeral on Sunday the 24th.  Rev. J.F. Sponseller preached the funeral discourse.  --  [Bellville Star: 28 May 1885, Vol. 8, No. 35]

Green, Mrs. Sterling -- Lexington.  Mrs. Sterling Green, a former resident, died at the home of her son, Ellsworth, at Columbus Grove, at the age of 84 years.  She was brought here for interment Thursday, March 15.  Two sons, Charles, of Findlay, Ellsworth, of Columbus Grove, and her only daughter, Mrs. Rebecca Rothermal, of Akron, accompanied the remains.  Rev. Hiram Thompson conducted short services at the grave.  --  [Bellville Messenger:  23 March 1906, Vol. 14, No. 8]

Green, Thomas E. -- 71Y;  d. 12/30/1956 at Griffith Rest Home, Washington Twp., Richland Co., OH;  b. 8/12/1885 at Carroll Co., OH;  Mansfield resident since 1922;  bur. Windsor Cem.  [MNJ 12/31/1956]

Green, Thomas J. -- Thomas J. Green, member of the well known law firm of Skiles, Green & Skiles, and a life-long resident of Richland County, died at his home in Shelby, Monday evening at 8:30, following a six months' illness, of uremic poisoning.  --  [Plymouth Advertiser:  13 February 1915, Vol. 62, No. 13]

Green, William H. -- DIED.  On Thursday, December 31st., 1868, WILLIAM H. GREEN, aged about thirty years.  Mr. Green served in the Regular Army about six years, and also during the late war.    [Shelby Independent News:  07 January 1869, Vol. 1, No. 9]

Greenawalt, Raymond Henry -- BLOOMINGGROVE TWP - Raymond Henry, infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Greenawalt, was born February 13, 1927, and passed away at the home on April 5.  The parents, three sisters, and one brother survive.  The funeral was held from Shenandoah church Thursday afternoon, conducted by the pastor, Rev. Stewart and burial was made in the Shenandoah cemetery.    Those attending the funeral from a distance were Mr. and Mrs. William Greenwalt of Cleveland, Harlan Baldwin, Mrs. Ella Reynolds, Mrs. Jay Dick, Mrs. Foster Reynolds and son, Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Artz, Warren Artz, Mr. and Mrs. Ivan Artz, Mrs. Madalene Bly, Mrs. Malone, Lewis Patterson, Mr. and Mrs. Lester Reynolds, Mr. and Mrs. Orlow Greenawalt and Mrs. Ridgley, all of Shelby and Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Riehard and Jay Iceman of Ashland county.  Submitted by Terry W.  [source unknown]

Greene, Sterling R.

Greenfield, Ada M. -- DIED, April 24, at the home of her father, Reuben Greenfield, three miles west of the city on the Galion road, Ada M. Greenfield, aged 18 years.  Funeral Monday, April 26, at 2 p.m., conducted by the Rev. Dr. H.L. Wiles.  [Semi-Weekly News:  27 April 1897, Vol. 13, No. 34]

Greenfield, Sarah Ann -- d. 6/19/1871 at Franklin Township;  18y, 3m, 24d;  single;  b. Ohio;  house keeper;  white;  cause - dropsy;  res. Franklin Township [Richland Co. Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Greenish, Elizabeth

Greenlee, Zoda Vern -- d. 2/1955 at home, Washington, D.C.;  former Mansfield resident  [MNJ 2/22/1955]

Greenwald, Christina -- bur. 5/5/1876 at Mansfield Cem.;  62y, 1m;  res. Loudonville, OH  [Richland Shield & Banner:  13 January 1877]

Greenwood, William Sr. -- Independence.  Wm. Greenwood Sr., who has been ill for quite a long time, died about 9 o'clock last Monday night, aged 78 years.  He was a good Christian man and leaves many warm friends to mourn his loss.  The interment took place at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the Independence Cemetery.  Rev. T.J. Wert conducted the funeral services.  --  [Bellville Star:  10 May 1888, Vol. 11, No. 33]

Greer, ---- -- Butler.  The youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Greer, died Monday night at Chicago Junction.  The funeral was privately held Tuesday afternoon.  --  [Bellville Messenger:  27 November 1903, Vol. 11, No. 47]

Greer, Alex. -- Alex. Greer, Esq., another of our old pioneers, died last Saturday morning of general debility, aged 85 years, 2 months and 11 days.  The funeral took place Monday afternoon and the interment was made in the Independence Cemetery.  Rev. Henry Keller conducted the services.  In the death of Mr. Greer our community loses a good man and a fine man.  He was elected to the office of Justice of the Peace in this township for three successive terms and acquitted himself with honor and the good will of the people each time.  His long and useful life is well worthy emulation.  --  [Worthington Enterprise:  02 October 1890, Vol. II, No. 44]

Greer, Dessie -- 71Y;  d. 5/20/1956 at People's Hosp., Mansfield;  life-long Richland Co. resident;  wid/o Winfield (d. 7/1955);  bur. Bellville Cem.  [MNJ 5/21/1956]

Greer, Elizabeth -- Newville.  Mother Greer, of near Butler, died Monday morning and was buried Tuesday in the Butler Cemetery.  She was nearly ninety years old.  [Richland Shield & Banner:  13 February 1892]

Greer, Hattie -- Independence.  Miss Hattie Greer, who has been ill of consumption for a long time, died about 11 o'clock Wednesday night of last week, aged 19 years, 10 months and 5 days, and her funeral took place from the M.P. Church, of which she was a member at one o'clock p.m. Saturday, conducted by Rev. W.O. Scott.  The remains were interred in the Independence Cemetery.  Miss Greer was a very bright and promising young lady who had a host of warm friends and to see this beautiful flower plucked just as it was blooming has cast a gloom over the entire community.  The funeral was one of the largest and most sympathetic we have ever attended.  May all that is mortal of her rest in peace and all that is immortal bloom again upon the other shore into a much brighter flower of God's divine intention.  --  [Bellville Star:  01 July 1886, Vol. 9, No. 40]  

Greer, Henry -- Henry Greer died Monday at 2:30 a.m., after a general decline covering several months from a disease incident to old age.  The funeral took place Tuesday at 2 p.m., from his late residence on Main Street, Butler, and services were conducted by Rev. O. Spreng assisted by Rev. H.C. Berger at the M.E. church.  Interment was made in the Butler Cemetery.  Deceased was born in Wayne County, Ohio, Nov. 5, 1828 and died aged 77 years, 10 months and 12 days.  He was united in marriage with Rachel Waters, July 8, 1860, who with one son, M.R. Greer, survives, together with three grandsons, two brothers and two sisters, all of whom reside in the vicinity of Butler.  At the age of 18 he was apprenticed to the blacksmith trade, and opened a shop in Pinhook.  While there it was his business to shoe the stage horses on the line between Wooster and Mansfield.  About 46 years ago he came to butler and opened a shop, which he conducted up to a few months ago, when failing health caused a retirement from the active duties of life.  He has always been numbered with Butler's best citizens, and his many traits of character will live after him.  The bereft family have the sympathy of a large circle of friends who were present at the last sad rites.  --  [Bellville Messenger:  21 September 1906, Vol. 14, No. 34]

Greer, James A. -- James A. Greer died Monday evening about 6 o'clock after a lingering illness with chronic consumption, in the 78th. year of his age.  The funeral took place Thursday at 10 a.m. from his late home near Hemlock Falls and interment was made at St. Johns with Rev. Ochletree officiating.  Deceased leaves three sons and three daughters.  John F. Greer, Mrs. W.W. Ames and Mrs. John Cates, Jr., of the vicinity of Butler, Wm. Greer, of Ft. Wayne, Ind., Laurel Greer, of Akron and Mrs. Thos. Gleason, of Collingwood.  Four brothers and two sisters also survive as follows:  Henry Greer, of Butler, John Greer, Mrs. Mary Sheehy and Miss Lydia Greer of the same vicinity and Wm. Greer, of Mansfield.  Deceased was at one time Trustee of Worthington township and was well and favorably known.  His wife died about two years ago, and since then he has been living with A.L. Oswalt on his own farm, near Hemlock Falls.  Mr. Greer was born in Ashland County, Ohio, in 1826, and was for many years identified with the blacksmith trade in Butler, Pinhook and Newville.  For many years he resided on a farm near Newville, now owned by Emerson Bemiller.  --  [Bellville Messenger:  23 September 1904, Vol. 12, No. 37]

Greer, Margaret -- The funeral of Mrs. Margaret Musgrove took place Friday at 11 a.m. from the M.P. church, conducted by Rev. W.E. Harrison.  The remains were interred in the Butler Cemetery.  Margaret Greer was born June 9, 1816, in Allegheny County, Pa., and came to Ohio, at an early date.  She was married to Calvin Musgrove, to which union was born one daughter, Mrs. John Aungst, now deceased.  She was an aunt to Henry, John and Wm. Greer, and during the past few years has made her home with her grandson, Artie Aungst, at whose residence she passed away May 28, at the advanced age of 85 years, 11 months and 17 days.  --  [Bellville Messenger:  06 June 1902, Vol. X, No. 24]

Greer, Mary -- Butler.  John Greer received a telegram Monday announcing the death of his granddaughter, Miss Mary Greer, at Akron (OH).  Deceased was the third daughter of W.A. Greer and wife.  Mr. Greer went to Akron Tuesday to attend the funeral.  [Bellville Messenger:  26 February 1904, Vol. XII, No. 7]

Greer, Mary -- Returning from his work in the fields, Tuesday afternoon, John F. Greer, a farmer, living two miles south of Newville, was shocked to find his wife, Mary Greer, sitting a rocking chair in the kitchen, dead.  She was 58 years of age.   When Mr. Greer left his wife she was apparently in her usual health.  Coroner Bushnell, who was called, said he thought the woman had been dead at least two hours before the husband found her.  Apoplexy was given as the cause of death.  The children are all married and live away from home.  The funeral was held yesterday afternoon at St. John's church in Mifflin township.   [Richland County Leader:  21 May 1920, Vol. 1, No. 24]

Greer, McCarthy R. -- Mansfield News Journal, 02 July 1958

Greer, Mertie (Remy) -- Mrs. Mack Greer, after an illness of 12 days, died Wednesday evening about 9:30, aged about 30 years.  She leaves a kind husband and three children, two boys and one girl, and many other relatives to mourn the loss of a loving wife and mother, and kind neighbor.  Will meet at the home on Bell Street today, Friday, at 1 o'clock.  Funeral services at Butler and interment in the Butler Cemetery. --  [Bellville Messenger:  03 August 1906, Vol. 14, No. 27]

Greer, Mertie (Remy) -- Butler.  The funeral of Mrs. M.R. Greer, nee Mertie Remy, who died at her home in Bellville, Wednesday evening, Aug. 1, was conducted at the Butler M.E. church, Friday, at 2:45 by Rev. A.H. Smith assisted by Revs. Spreng and Andrews.  Interment was made in the Butler Cemetery.  Deceased was born in Worthington Twp., Sept. 16, 1879, and died Aug. 1, 1906, at Bellville, where she and her family moved about a year ago, aged 26 years, 10 months and 16 days.  She leaves a sorrowing husband and three small children, and a mother to mourn her untimely death.  She was the only daughter of Peter and Louisa Remy.  The father died some years ago at Mansfield.  The husband has the sympathy of a host of friends in his hour of deep affliction.  --  [Bellville Messenger:  10 August 1906, Vol. 14, No. 28]

Greer, Mrs. John -- Independence.  Mrs. John Greer, who has been ill of dropsy for sometime, died Sunday afternoon at 4 o'clock.  She was buried in the Independence Cemetery on Tuesday and the funeral was conducted by Rev. T.J. Wert, of the M.P. Church.  May she rest in peace.  --  [Bellville Star:  12 July 1888, Vol. 11, No. 42]

Greer, P. Bert -- BUTLER -- P. Bert Greer, who worked with the B. & O. section men, was killed instantly Thursday at 11:20 a.m., near the home of Bruce Friday, south of town.  He lost his balance and was struck by the handle bar and thrown in front of the hand-car, which run over him and crushed his skull.  The car was thrown from the track.  Bert never knew what hurt him.  The section men were on their way to dinner when the accident Occurred.  Mr. Greer was aged 18 years, 5 months and 26 days.  He is survived by his father, Mack R. Greer, one sister, Mrs. R. Helen Miller, of near Perrysville;  one brother, H. Carl Greer, and two grandmothers, Mrs. Rachel Greer and Mrs. Eliza Remy Bemiller, all of Butler.  Funeral services will be held at the M.E. church Saturday at 2 p.m., conducted by the Rev. H. Young.  [Richland County Leader:  03 February 1922, Vol. 3, No. 8]

Greer, Samuel B. -- Samuel B. Greer, of Independence, was buried from his late home near Independence, on the 31st. ult.  Rev. Anderson conducted the funeral services, assisted by Revs. Shisler and King.  Mr. Greer was born in that vicinity Nov. 22, 1842.  He married Miss Shrader July 16, 1872.  He was an industrious man, working as a bridge carpenter on the B.&O. R.R. until two years ago, when he strained his left arm.  It became palsied.  Dropsy became seated in his system and terminated his life on the 29th. ult. in the 42nd. year of his age.  He leaves aged parents, who have passed their four score years;  also a wife and two children.  --  [Bellville Star:  07 August 1884, Vol. 7, No. 45]

Greer, Samuel B. -- DIED -- At Independence, July 29th., Samuel B. Greer, aged 42 years. -- [THE MANSFIELD HERALD: 14 August 1884, Vol. 34, No. 39]

Gregory, William A. (external link)

Gregg, Pheba (Jackson) -- Mrs. Pheba Gregg, relict of William Gregg, who departed this life about twenty-six years ago, died Monday at 2 o'clock after a lingering illness covering a period of several years.  Death was resultant of a complication of heart and dropsical trouble, from the effects of which she has been confined to her bed since October.  The funeral took place Wednesday at 2 o'clock from her late residence on Ogle street, and services were held at the M.E. church.  Owing to the absence of Rev. F.D. Stevick, pastor of deceased, Rev. A.A. Hundley conducted the obsequies, and interment was made in Beulah cemetery.  Pheba Jackson was born March 6, 1828 in Knox County, but spent the early part of her life near Chesterville, Morrow County.  She was married to William A. Gregg, Dec. 23, 1847.  This union was blest with eight children, seven of whom survive.  Her father was a minister of the Methodist Episcopal church and she allied herself with this denomination in early youth, remaining a faithful and consistent member until her death at the age of 71 years, 10 months and 28 days.  [Butler Enterprise:  23 February 1900]

Gregg, Stanley -- d. 7/1885, whooping cough, 4m, 17d;  bur. Mansfield Cemetery  [Mansfield Herald:  07 January 1886] 

Gregg, William Allen -- DIED -- In Bellville, Richland County, Ohio, November 9th., 1873, WILLIAM ALLEN GREGG, aged 51 years, 4 months and 27 days. [BELLVILLE WEEKLY: 14 November 1873, Vol. 2, No. 37]

Gremling, Nicholas -- Nicholas Gremling, a well-known Shelby resident, was found dead in bed Thursday morning at 6:15 o'clock, death being due to heart failure.  Funeral was held this morning.  [Mansfield Daily Shield:  08 February 1913]

Greter, Mrs. Charles -- Mrs. Charles Greter died in Crestline, Friday night.  Mr. & Mrs. Chas. Greter formerly resided in Shelby.  [Mansfield Daily Shield:  22 May 1905]

Gretten, John -- 67Y;  d. 4/20/1955 at Richland Hosp.;  b. 10/26/1887 at Austria-Hungary;  Came to U.S. in 1911;  h/o Catherine Stecker;  bur. Mansfield Catholic Cem.  [MNJ 4/20/1955]

Greving, Annie -- Bellville.  Died, Annie Greving, on Thursday, April 14th., aged 18 years.  The funeral took place from St. Paul's Lutheran church on Saturday, conducted by Rev. Sponseller.  --  [Bellville Star:  21 April 1887, Vol. 10, No. 30]

Gri___, Isaac -- d. 9/14/1869 at Weller Twp.;  43y, 8m, 6d;  b. Weller Twp.;  farmer;  white;  cause:  consumption;  res. Weller Twp.  [Richland Co. Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Gribben, Frank -- Frank Gribben, a well known brick layer and contractor of Shiloh, suffered a stroke of paralysis Monday morning, at 3:30 o'clock, and died Tuesday afternoon at 3:10 o'clock, aged 76 years.  --  [Plymouth Advertiser:  01 May 1915, Vol. 62, No. 23]

Gribben, James -- Died, On Friday the 29th. Sept. 1865, Mr. James Gribben, an old and highly respected citizen of Clearcreek Tp., Ashland County, aged 73 years and 9 months.  He was one of the first settlers of this part of Ohio and cleared the farm on which he lived and died.  [Richland Shield & Banner:  13 December 1865, Vol. XXV, No. 29]

Gribben, Joseph -- Joseph Gribben, a brick-layer well known in this city, fell dead in Shiloh Tuesday from heart disease.  [Mansfield Herald:  31 December 1885, Vol. 36, No. 7]

Gribben, Mrs. Peter -- Monday.  Mrs. Peter Gribben, aged 52, residing one mile east of Shelby, died very suddenly about 10 o'clock Saturday evening.  Mrs. Gribben had been in her usual health during the day but retired very early in the evening.  About 10 o'clock she awakened her husband, saving she felt faint.  While he was procuring a restorative she died.  The physician, who was called, attributed her death to apoplexy.  The funeral was held at 2 o'clock this morning.   [Richland Shield & Banner:  28 May 1892]

Gribben, Richard A. -- Lafayette.  It becomes our sad duty to report the death of Richard A. Gribben, an old and respected citizen of Butler Township, who ended this life of toil, March 13th., 1889, aged 68 years.  His remains were interred in the Lafayette Cemetery, Thursday, March 14.  Rev. Upp conducting the services.  Father Gribben was always ready and willing to lend a helping hand to those in need and many are the kind deeds which he has done.  He was always a staunch Democrat.  He leaves a wife and five children to mourn his loss.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  30 March 1889, Vol. LXXI, No. 45]

Gribbens, Peter -- Peter Gribbens, aged 70, died Thursday evening at the home of his son, Charles Gribbens, east of Shelby. Submitted by Faye and Jean. [Mansfield News: 08 March 1902]

Gribling, Anna Maria -- Died, In Mansfield, December 18th., Anna Maria Gribling, aged 57 years, 2 months and 16 days.  [Ohio Liberal:  22 December 1881]  *may read 10 days.

Gribling, George -- George Gribling, aged 67, and a former commissioner of Richland County, was killed Monday evening when his buggy was struck by a Pennsylvania flyer at the Main Street crossing at Mansfield.  Both horses were also killed.  --  [Plymouth Advertiser:  18 April 1914, Vol. 61, No. 22]

Gribling, Jacob -- Lexington.  Mr. Jacob Gribling died Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock;  funeral preached at house Tuesday at 11 o'clock.  His remains were interred in Mansfield Cemetery.  --  [Bellville Star:  29 December 1887, Vol. 11, No. 14]

Gribbling, Minnie -- Saturday.  Minnie, youngest child of Mr. & Mrs. George Gribbling, died at noon today, at the home of her parents, two miles north of the city.  Funeral, Monday, at 2 o'clock.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  05 October 1889, Vol. LXXII, No. 20]

Gribling, Amanda -- DIED, At the residence of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Christian Gribling, 72 East Third Street, at 6 p.m., Sept. 10, Amanda Gribling, aged 15 years.  --  [Mansfield Weekly News:  15 September 1887, Vol. 3, No. 42]

Grice, Ada L. -- Bellville.  Ada L. Grice, wife of Oliver Grice, died Sunday morning, May 11, 1902, of dropsy, aged 29 years, 1 month and 7 days.  The funeral was held from her late residence on Huron Street, Tuesday, May 13, 1902, at 10 o'clock a.m.  The funeral sermon was preached by Rev. G.W.H. Smith of Lexington.  Interment was made in the Bellville Cemetery.  Deceased leaves a husband and two small children to mourn their loss.  --  [Bellville Messenger:  16 May 1902, Vol. X, No. 20]

Grice, John -- Four Corners.  Mr. John Grice, an aged pioneer of this vicinity, was buried at the Mt. Zion cemetery, Sunday.  Funeral services conducted by Rev. Nathan, of Centerburg, pastor of this church.  --  [Butler Times:  11 February 1905, Vol. XII, No. 25]

Grice, Margaret -- Following a short illness, Margaret Grice, wife of Caleb Grice, died yesterday morning at 1:30.  She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Cora Kilgore, of Bellville, and Mrs. Ella Sherman, of Mansfield, and four sons, Charles Grice of Bellville, Sherman Grice, of Marion;  Milton Grice, of Galion, and Oliver Grice, of Mansfield.  Funeral service will be held Saturday at 2:00 at the Presbyterian church, conducted by Rev. Wm. F. Mellott.  [Richland County Leader:  17 February 1922, Vol. 3, No. 10]

Grice, Margaret  -- Pavonia.  Mrs. Margaret Grice died Sept. 3, at the home of her son, Salathiel, near this place.  She was almost 87 years old.  She was born in Pennsylvania, but has lived in this county over half a century.  She raised eleven children, seven of whom are living, six sons, who are scattered over the Union, and one daughter, Mrs. Arnold, who resides in Mansfield.  She was a devoted mother, and to the last took a deep interest in her children's welfare.  We witnessed her death, which was one of triumph and confiding faith in her Savior, longing to go, saying her work was done.  She had been a member of the Dunkard Church over sixty years.  Her son from Marion attended the funeral.  --  [Mansfield Weekly News:  08 September 1887, Vol. 3, No. 41]

Griebling, George -- George Griebling, a farmer residing near Alta, was seriously injured Friday by falling from a ladder while picking apples.  His chest and spine were injured.  From the hips down he is paralyzed and suffers pain in his chest.  The injured man is a brother of Fred A. Griebling, of East Third Street.  The Mansfield News (Mansfield, Ohio). Monday, August 29, 1910, p10, col2

Griebling, George – Alta.  While picking apples Friday, George Griebling had the misfortune to fall a distance of eighteen feet, injuring his spine very badly.  The unconscious man was carried to the house and since that time has been in a very serious condition, the result of his injuries, his body being paralyzed from the waist down.  The Mansfield News (Mansfield, Ohio). Wednesday, August 31, 1910, p8, col2

Griebling, George -- Alta.  The condition of George Griebling of near Alta, who was injured by falling from an apple tree a week ago Friday, is somewhat improved.  His temperature has been reduced and he does not suffer so much pain.  The Mansfield News (Mansfield, Ohio)., Saturday, September 3, 1910. p8, col4.

Griebling, George -- George Greibling died Wednesday morning at 2:30 at his home near Alta.  Last August Mr. Griebling fell from an apple tree, injuring his spinal cord and was never able to walk after the accident.  He was born in this county on Nov. 4, 1864.  He is survived by his wife, three sons, William, Louis and Frank, and there[sic] brothers, Fred, John and Henry Griebling.  Mr. Griebling was a man who had the esteem of the community in which he lived.  He was a member of the First Lutheran church of this city and of the K. of P.  lodge of Lexington.  Funeral Friday morning at 10:30 at the home, conducted by Rev. J. S. Herold, owing to the illness of Rev. S. P. Long.  Mansfield News (Mansfield, Ohio). Wednesday, February 8, 1911. p4, col3.

Griebling, George -- The funeral of the late Geo. G. Griebling took place Friday morning from the family residence five miles southwest of Mansfield and in spite of the prevailing cold weather was largely attended.  The services were conducted by the Rev. J. S. Herold of this city, assisted by Rev. W. S. Carnes and a quartet form the First English church of which Mr. Griebling was a member.  Mr. Griebling was one of the best known farmers of Richland county with a reputation for square dealing and sterling character that endeared him to all with whom he was associated.  The floral offerings were exceptionally beautiful testifying to the love and esteem in which the deceased was held by his friends.  Geo. Griebling was born in this county Nov. 4, 1864, and resided here continuously until his death.  He was married in 1895 to Miss Anna Ludwig also of the county and his wife and three children, William, Louis and Frank survive him.  He was an active member of the K. of P. lodge of Lexington, occupying all the offices of that order.  He held numerous positions of trust in his community, and at the time of the accident that later resulted in his death was township trustee and member of the school board of Troy township.  The Mansfield News (Mansfield, Ohio). Monday, February 13, 1911. p5, col2.

Griefstein, Adam -- Yesterday morning another fatality was added to the endless list of railroad accidents.  Adam Griefstein, well known in this city having had charge of one of the local P.F. yard engines for several years, was the victim of the wreck which occurred a short distance from New Galilee, at the eastern state line at 6 o'clock Sunday morning.  Griefstein had charge of the engine of east bound freight train No. 76, Westbound freight train No. 65 was running at a good rate of speed on a parallel track when one of its cars jumped the rail.  Engineer Griefstein saw the accident and knowing that a wreck was sure to follow, jumped from his engine and was instantly killed.  In the wreck which followed a number of freight cars were demolished, but strange to say none of the train men were seriously injured.  Griefstein's remains were conveyed to New Galilee and afterward taken through to this home at Crestline on passenger train No. 3, at 8 o'clock last night.  The deceased was 35 years of age and leaves a wife and two children to mourn his loss.  During his residence in the city he made many friends and his death is universally regretted, especially among railroad men.   [Richland Shield & Banner:  25 March 1893]

Gries, Jacob -- DIED -- At Shenandoah, Ohio, September 8th., 1870, Mr. JACOB GRIES, aged 77 years and 5 days.  He was for many years a resident of Richland County, Ohio.  In an early day, he emigrated from Pennsylvania, his native State.  During his last illness, his sufferings were intense.  He professed peace with his God, and in the Christian faith, departed to the eternal world.  He was a member of the Reformed Church.  His widow, bowed down with age, yet survives him.  Funeral services were held at the Shenandoah Church, conducted by the writer.  N.H.L.  [Shelby Independent News:  15 September 1870, Vol. 2, No. 46]

Griffeth, Anthony -- Mansfield News Journal, 13 September 1979

Griffeth, Hazel M. -- d. 10/25/1955 at home, southeast of Tiro, OH;  b. 11/5/1892 near Tiro, Crawford Co., OH;  w/o Frank M.  [MNJ 10/25/1955]

Griffeth, John O.H. -- Life Resident of Auburn Township Dies; Funeral Friday -- Tiro, Nov. 10-Funeral services will be held at his home Friday at 2 p.m. for John Oliver Howard Griffeth, 65, life resident of Auburn township who died Tuesday of a complication of diseases. Rev. Frank S. Delo, pastor of Crouse Memorial Lutheran church, will officiate and burial will be in Greenlawn cemetery, Plymouth. Mr. Griffeth was born May 5, 1867, a son of John and Mary Griffeth. Survivors include his widow, the former Miss Mary Wood; an adopted daughter, Mrs. Theburn Bordner of New Washington, and a sister, Mrs. Sarah Werschkel of Portland, Ore. Submitted by Faye and Jean. [THE MANSFIELD NEWS, Thursday, November 10, 1932]

Griffin, William -- Bellville.  A daughter of Wm. Griffin died Monday night.  She was fourteen years old.  --  [Bellville Star:  17 April 1884, Vol. 7, No. 29]

Griffin, William -- Bellville.  Last Monday night as the 9:33 train came in, a sad accident happened at the depot.  The train ran past the usual place of stopping and had to back up to the depot.  Wm. Griffin, formerly of this place but now of East Palestine, stepped off before the train stopped and was thrown under the wheels.  He was taken to the Globe House and Dr. McMahon called but found him past all help.  His remains were taken to East Palestine by John Alley.  --  [Bellville Star:  07 January 1886, Vol. 9, No. 15]

Griffith, Clara Ruth -- Clara Ruth Griffith, the two month old daughter of Mr. & Mrs. G.O. Griffith, died at the home four miles south of the city, Friday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock.  Funeral services from the home Monday morning at 9 o'clock conducted by Rev. Oakley.  [Mansfield Shield:  01 February 1913]

Griffith, Curtis C. -- 67Y;  d. 8/20/1955 at Madison Hosp.;  b. 8/4/1888 at Mifflin Twp.;  h/o Caroline Wiegand;  bur. Mansfield Cem.  [MNJ 8/21/1955] 

Griffith, George -- The funeral services of George Griffith who died Tuesday forenoon at his home on Park Avenue East, took place Tuesday at 10 o'clock, conducted by the Rev. Dr. D.J. Meese, assisted by the Rev. F.A. Gould.  The pall bearers were members of the K. of P. lodge, of which order the deceased was a member.  The body was taken to Perrysville for burial.  --  [Mansfield Semi-Weekly News:  21 October 1898, Vol. 14, No. 87]

Griffith, Laura (Caldwell)  -- Mrs. Laura Griffith, wife of Charles, died Tuesday morning at her home southwest of this city, in Plymouth Township, at the age of 54 years, death having been caused by diabetes.  She was born in Athens County in 1861 and is survived by her husband and one son, also by her father, Daniel Caldwell of Sandusky.  Funeral services will be held from the family home this (Friday) morning, conducted by Rev. Arthur Hall, pastor of the Lutheran church at Tiro.  Burial will be made in Greenlawn Cemetery.  --  [Plymouth Advertiser: 13 March 1915, Vol. 62, No. 17]

Griffith, Laura (Caldwell) -- Laura Caldwell Griffeth was born in Athens County, Ohio, February 13th., 1861, departed this life at her late home in Plymouth Township, Richland County, Ohio, March 9th., 1915, aged 54 years and 26 days.  She united in church fellowship with the Crouse Memorial Lutheran church at Tiro in her youth and remained a faithful and consistent member until her death.  She was united in the bonds of holy wedlock with Charles Griffeth, November 7th., 1883.  To this union was born one son, Cleo.  She leaves to mourn her sudden departure her husband and son, her aged father, three brothers, and three sisters;  Samuel A. Caldwell, Kenton, O.;  Mrs. Elizabeth Allen, Clyde, O.;  Mrs. Paulina Barr and Mrs. Neva McCreery, Vickery, O.;  Rev. D.L. Caldwell, West Salem, O.;  Oscar E. Caldwell, Detroit, Mich.  --  [Plymouth Advertiser: 20 March 1915, Vol. 62, No. 17]

Griffith, Mrs. S.J. -- Mrs. S.J. Griffith, formerly of this city, was buried Sunday at Perrysville (OH).  Her death occurred last Friday.  [Mansfield Herald:  30 December 1886]

Griffitts, William J. -- 83Y;  d. 5/25/1955 at Madison Hosp. (heart attack);  b. 2/21/1872 at White Oak, Morgan Co., KY;  h/o Mary Sebastian [MNJ 5/26/1955]

Grika, Agnes -- Agnes Grika, aged four years, died this morning at the home of her parents, Mr. & Mrs. Frank Grika of Spring Grove addition, of scarlet fever.  The funeral services will be held Wednesday morning at 9 o'clock.  [Mansfield (OH) Daily Shield: 23 May 1905, p.6]

Grike, ---- -- The 10-months-old child of Mr. & Mrs. Frank Grike, of Spring Grove addition, died this morning of scarlet fever.   The funeral services will be held tomorrow evening.  [Mansfield Daily Shield:  17 May 1905, p. 2]

Grilbey, Susannah -- d. 9/14/1870 at Bellville, cause of death listed as "direct";  74y;  b. Ohio;  widowed;  housewife;  res. Jefferson Twp. [Richland Co. Probate Court Record of Deaths] *surname may be Greibling.

Grim, Anna M.

Grim, Anna M. -- Bellville.  Mrs. Anna M. Grim died of cancer, Monday, aged 43 years, 11 months and 2 days, and was buried Tuesday, Rev. W.W. Anderson conducting the funeral services.  She was the next youngest daughter of George W. Kincaid, and was born in this township.  For a number of years she was a member of the M.E. church.  [Bellville Star:  01 May 1884, Vol. 7, No. 31]

Grimes, Mrs. Charles -- Mrs. Charles Grimes, formerly of this city, died Sunday at her home in Ann Arbor, Mich.  She is survived by four sons and will be remembered by many of the older residents of the city.  [Mansfield (OH) Daily Shield: 17 March 1909]

Grimes, Mary Wellington -- Mary Wellington Grimes was born in West Cambridge, Mass., June 8, 1819.  She came to Mansfield in 1841 and, during the two succeeding years, devoted a portion of her time, as instructor, to school interests.  On September 21, 1843, she was united in marriage to Andrew L. Grimes, whom she survived thirteen years.  During May of the following year (1844) she became a member of the First Congregational Church, with which her husband was already officially connected.  At 11 o'clock Friday evening, Jan. 19, after a period of suffering, she passed quietly, peacefully to the Home beyond.  Of the three sons and three daughters born to this home, four remain -- two sons, Charles and Frederick, and two daughters, Mary and Helen.  Four grand-sons and two grand-daughters bear the family name.  The many who have had opportunity to know Mrs. Grimes in all the bearings of her life can well understand how meaningless and unnecessary are words to make the character of such a woman known and appreciated in this community.  In domestic relations there was forcibly exemplified and solidarity of wedded life;  two standing truly as one, in all matters pertaining to the best interests of home society and the church.  In obligations where her own peculiar individuality must become the exponent of spiritual and moral power, she stood unflinchingly for all that was good and true and noble.  The maturity and righteousness of her judgment made her always a safe counselor, and eminently fitted her for the position she so long filled in the church whose privileges were to her the expression of Christian life.  During the last days, when bodily suffering seemed all that could be borne the unfailing testimony of this consecrated mother was "Jesus is just what I need, and all I need".  We may well pause silently, thoughtfully, when such an influencer is no longer a part of us.  -- F.W.L.  Mansfield, O., Jan. 20, 1894.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  27 January 1894, Vol. LXXVI, No. 37]

Grimm, Martin -- 89, 570 McElroy Rd., died at Mansfield Gen. Hosp.;  born 17 July 1869 at Youngstown, OH;  retired farmer;  burial, Mansfield Cemetery.  [Mansfield News Journal:  22 August 1958]

Grimm, Minnie M. -- 83Y;  w/o Martin;  d. 1/23/1955 at William Pugh home, Mansfield;  b. 5/17/1871 at Wooster, OH;  bur. Mansfield Cem.  [MNJ 1/24/1955]

Groff, Elias -- On Friday morning, May 19th., 1876, at his residence in Green township, Ashland County, Mr. Elias Groff, aged sixty years and fifteen days.  Mr. Groff was born in Frederick township, Montgomery township, Penn., May 4th., 1816.  His parentage was the good old "Pennsylvania Dutch" stock, the homely virtues and sterling characteristics of which he retained through life.  His father removed from Pennsylvania in the spring of 1828, when he was twelve years old, and settled on the banks of the Clearfork, three-fourths of a mile south of Perrysville, in what was then Richland, but now Ashland county;  here in full sight of his last resting place, he spent his youth, the prime of his more than usually strong manhood, and at its close passed into the Land of Shade and Rest.  Intimately associated with the early history of the county, having personal experience of many of the privations, hardships and trials incident to the period -- his enthusiastic, positive and earnest character identifying him closely with all the social, political and religious interests of his community.  Mr. Groff's life was one of more than ordinary interest.  He was endowed, to a marked degree, with those traits of character which win the confidence and esteem of men;  he was one of the finest types of the rugged, dauntless, honest men of his day, and as such, the bold outlines of his character, his positive and fearless self assertion, his firm political convictions, his thorough and hearty and withering scorn of all dishonesty and superficiality and sham, made him as a man conspicuous, and a power that was felt throughout his community for more than a quarter of a century.  In May of 1842, he joined the communion of the Evangelical Lutheran Church.  In February of 1843, he married Miss Eleanor Darling, a devoted and pious woman, who survives him.  In business he was a prosperous man, accumulating means which he bestowed with a liberal hand when charity, public benevolence or the dictates of his Christian profession dictated.  In his political convictions, which were democratic;  he was positive, direct and out-spoken;  in his church connections enthusiastic, self-sacrificing and consistent;  was superintendent for many years of his church Sabbath school, and served perhaps as often as any man in his part of the State, in Sabbath school conventions, church councils and Synods.  That he was the friend of educational enterprise, the resolutions appended to this article, passed by the students of Greentown Academy, an institution of which he has been a constant friend and liberal patron since it was founded.  But he has passed away.  Once though he well knew how to enjoy life, and fully appreciated the blessing, yet the grim messenger found him prepared and willing to depart.  Thus has passed away a man of independent thought, of keen judgment, of positive convictions and prompt and decided action;  a man, who as he understood them, discharged his duty with hearty zeal and unselfish devotion to society, his family, his church, his God.  Peace to his ashes.  [Richland Shield & Banner:  03 June 1876]

Groff, Frank -- 72Y;  d. 1/10/1952 at People's Hosp., Mansfield;  res. Pavonia;  b. at Pennsylvania;  long-time res. of Richland Co.;  Engineer at Mansfield Tire & Rubber Co. (20 years);  mem. Chestnut Grove Church;  h/o Stella Kyle (d. 1949);  bur. Chestnut Grove Church Cem.  [MNJ 1/10/1952]

Grogg, Andrew J. -- Andrew J. Grogg, aged 82, died Monday morning at the home of his daughter, Mrs. R.H. Ritchie, in Mansfield.  His wife, three daughters and one son survive.  [Richland County Leader:  21 January 1921, Vol. 2, No. 6]

Grogg, Sarah Lentz -- Funeral services for the late Mrs. Sarah Lentz Grogg, aged 87 years, who died last Friday in the home of her daughter, Mrs. R.H. Ritchie, Markey Street, following a short illness of la grippe, were held from the St. Paul's Lutheran Church Monday afternoon at 1:30.  Rev. J.R. Frye, pastor of the Evangelical churches was assisted by Rev. Chas. W. Cassel.  Temporary interment was made in the Bellville Cemetery.  Mrs. Grogg was born in Perry Township, Morrow County, and is survived by one son, C.C. Grogg, Mansfield;  three daughters, Mrs. Ella Baughman, Cedar Rapids, Ia.;  Mrs. C.D. Strom, Mansfield, and Mrs. Ritchie;  three brothers, Jacob Lentz, Santiago, Cal., Henry Lentz, Dillon, Ia., and Adam Lentz, Avoca, Ia., and one sister, Mrs. Mary Tropf, of Cincinnati.  She was a member of the Pleasant Grove Evangelical church, and until the past seven years, was a resident of Morrow County.  [Richland County Leader:  15 March 1923, Vol. 1, No. 10]

Grogg, Verda -- Verda Grogg, the wife of C. C. Grogg, died at her home, rear of 30 Bradford avenue, at 12 o'clock yesterday after an illness of several months. She was 55 years, six months and 14 days old. Surviving besides her husband are one daughter, Alice, her mother, Mrs. Emmanuel Shaffer, and a brother, Edgar Shaffer. She was a member and faithful attendant of the First Lutheran church. Funeral services will be held at 1 o'clock Monday afternoon at the hone, Rev, Henry C. Rochner officiating, with burial in Mansfield cemetery. Submitted by Linda and Shirley. Typed by Georgia. [Mansfield News - Sun. 30 Aug. 1925]

Grohol, Andrew G. -- 62Y;  d. at Mansfield Tire & Rubber Co., Mansfield (heart attack);  b. 8/5/1891 at Mansfield  [MNJ 3/6/1954]

Groscost, Flora A. -- d. 2/6/1871 at Cass Twp., consumption;  30y;  b. Shiloh;  res. Cass Twp. [Richland Co. Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Gross, ---- -- Tuesday.  The funeral of the four-months-old child of Philip Gross will take place from his residence on High Street at 2 o'clock tomorrow afternoon.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  31 May 1890, Vol. LXXIII, No. 2]

Gross, ---- -- Monday.  The four-months-old son of Adam and Catherine Gross died last night at 10 o'clock.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  31 May 1890, Vol. LXXIII, No. 2]

Gross, ---- -- Woodville.  A large number of friends from here and Mansfield attended the funeral of Mr. Gross last Sunday at the German church south of this place.  Mr. Gross was killed by lightning last Friday.  -- [Richland Shield & Banner:  27 June 1891, Vol. LXXIV, No. 6]

Gross, Adam Sr.

Gross, Avie -- bur. 2/1879 at Mansfield Cem., paralysis of brain;  3m, 4d  [Ohio Liberal:  09 April 1879]

Gross, Ed -- During the rain storm last Friday afternoon, Ed Gross, only son of Adam Gross, residing about three miles north of this place was instantly killed by lightning.  The unfortunate young man was lying on the porch at the time the deadly bolt descended.  It struck the chimney, and ran along one side of the house leaving the building from a widow sill near which he was lying and ran the full length of the body resulting as above stated.  The funeral took place on Sunday and was largely attended.  --  [BELLVILLE INDEPENDENT:  25 June 1891, Vol. IV, No. 9]

Gross, Katherine -- Miss Katherine Gross died at the home of her mother, Mrs. Peter Gross, four miles south of town Friday morning at 6 o'clock.  Funeral at the house at 10 o'clock.  Services at the German Church in Washington Twp.  --  [Semi-Weekly News (Mansfield):  05 April 1898, Vol. 14, No. 27]

Gross, Mary Selena - Mansfield News Journal, 30 July 1991

Gross, Mrs. Philip  -- DIED, At her residence, No. 21 High Street, on the morning of Dec. 19, Mrs. Gross, wife of Philip Gross.  The deceased was an invalid for thirteen years.  --  [Mansfield Weekly News:  22 December 1887, Vol. 4, No. 6]

Gross, Ralph -- Ralph, son of Adam and Katherine Gross, died at 2:10 Monday morning, aged 4 months and 8 days.  Funeral from the residence, No. 23 High Street.  --  [Mansfield Herald:  29 May 1890, Vol. 40, No. 28]

Gross, Ralph -- DIED, May 25, Ralph, son of Adam and Catharine Gross, aged 4 months and 8 days.  Funeral Wednesday, May 28, at 2 p.m. from residence, 23 High St.  --  [Mansfield Evening News:  26 May 1890, Vol. 6, No. 69]

Gross, Warren A. -- Warren A. Gross, 39, of 119 Boughton Ave. died early Sunday morning at Mansfield General Hospital after a brief illness. Mr. Gross was born Jan. 11, 1915 in Mansfield, the son of the late Lee and Jean Kidder Gross, and spent his entire life here. At the time of his death he was employed at the Corner Lunch, West Sixth and Mulberry Sts. During World War II he served overseas with the U.S. Army and was a member of Amvets, Robert P. Spreng Post No. 26, and Mansfield Order of Owls, No. 1152. Surviving are his wife, Jane Brubach Gross, and a sister, Mrs. Henry Lane of Mansfield. Rev. John C. Melchert, pastor of St. John's Evangelical and Reformed Church will conduct services from the Wappner Funeral Home Tuesday morning at 10:00 o'clock. Burial will be in the Mansfield Cemetery. Members of Amvet Post No. 26 will serve as pallbearers and conduct military services at the grave. Submitted by Suzie. [Mansfield News Journal: 21 June 1954]

Grosvenor, Celia -- Wednesday -- Miss Celia Grosvenor died last night at her home on Park Avenue East. She was well known and had numerous friends, having lived in the city nearly all he life and worked at Shonfield's clothing store nine years and up to the time of her sickness. Funeral services Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock. [RICHLAND SHIELD & BANNER: 17 October 1896, Vol. LXXIX, No. 23]

Grosvenor, Celia -- Miss Celia R. Grosvenor, who has been sick for the past eight weeks died Wednesday morning at her home, 227 Park Avenue.  Miss Grosvenor has been bookkeeper for I. Shonfield for several years.  [Semi-Weekly News:  16 October 1896, Vol. 12, No. 84]

Grosvenor, Celia -- The funeral of Miss Celia R. Grosvenor will take place from the family residence, 227 Park Avenue East, Friday afternoon at 3 o'clock.  The Rev. Dr. Kemble will officiate.  Friends are invited to the house.  Interment private.  [Semi-Weekly News:  16 October 1896, Vol. 12, No. 84]

Grosvenor, Celia -- The funeral of Miss Celia R. Grosvenor occurred at the family residence, No. 227 Park Avenue East, at 3 p.m. Friday, the Rev. Duston Kemble officiating.   [Semi-Weekly News:  20 October 1896, Vol. 12, No. 85]

Grosvenor, John -- Friday.  Yesterday William Grosvenor, of Park Avenue East, received notification that his father, John Grosvenor, had died in Troy, Iowa, several days ago, at the advanced age of 90 years.  Mr. Grosvenor was at one time a resident of this city, but moved to Iowa some 35 years ago.  He was an uncle of Ex-Treasurer John J. Douglass.  The deceased leaves five sons and one daughter.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  31 January 1891, Vol. LXXIII, No. 37]

Grove, ---- -- d. 8/21/1868 at Mansfield;  1d;  b. Mansfield;  c/o Wm. A. & Lavina Grove;  white;  stillborn;  res. Mansfield  [Richland Co. Probate Court Death Records]

Grove, J.H. -- At nine o'clock, Monday, 'Squire J.H. Groves, residing a half mile north of town, met with an accident which resulted in death at two o'clock in the afternoon of the same day.  Early in the morning he went to a field to cut oats, and finding the crop too green to harvest, returned to the house, when the Walterses, threshers, went by on their way to do a job of threshing for Jacob Hamilton.  Mr. Groves announced his intention of going to the threshing field, and walked along side the traction engine until opposite the residence of David Phelps, where he made an attempt to get on the engine between it and the water tank attached thereto.  He got one foot on the standing board of the engine, when the right one was caught by a front wheel of the tank wagon and he was drawn under.  The wheel traversed the whole length of his body, passing up his right leg, diagonally across his abdomen, and off at his left shoulder.  The tank was loaded and its weight crushed his body in a terrible manner.  Neighbors conveyed him to his home where he lived conscious of his fate until the hour before stated.  Mart Walters, who had charge of the engine, was deeply agitated over the sad occurrence.  --  [Bellville Star:  07 August 1884, Vol. 7, No. 45]

Grove, Mrs. Eli -- Independence.  Mr. Eli Grove (sic.) died very suddenly last week.  She stepped on a piece of glass, which penetrated her foot, and it is supposed died from the effects, it producing lockjaw.  [Ohio Liberal:  26 June 1878]

Grove, Mrs. William -- Friday.  The wife of Wm. Grove died at her residence in Springfield Township yesterday.  The funeral will be held tomorrow.  [Richland Shield & Banner:  30 January 1892]

Grove, Sarah -- Mrs. Sarah Grove, mother of Simon Grove, died at her residence, New Paris, Pa., Saturday evening a week, aged 87 years.  [Ohio Liberal:  29 January 1879]

Grove, Simon -- Simon Grove, of 58 East Third Street, a well-known cabinetmaker, died at his home this morning after an illness of several months.  Funeral Friday afternoon at 4 o'clock.  Simon Grove was born in Berks County, Pa., Aug. 31, 1861, and his boyhood home was on the Schuylkill river.  In April, 1853, he came to Ohio and located in Mansfield.  In 1854 he returned to Berks County and married Miss Sarah McMullen, who, with their two sons, Frank B. and Milton S., survives him.  Simon Grove was known to almost every man, woman and child in Mansfield and in his days of health and strength had an exhaustless stock of good nature and humor.  He was a good citizen, an honest man and a sincere friend and while not unexpected the announcement of his death will cause sorrow to all who knew him.  [Mansfield News:  02 August 1899]  A typographical error in the obituary of Simon Grove gave the date of his birth as Aug. 31, 1861, instead of 1831.  [Mansfield News:  03 August 1899]

Grover, Hazel Morrison -- 36Y;  d. 2/12/1955 at Indianapolis, IN;  w/o Orris;  former Nashville, OH resident  [MNJ 2/14/1955]

Groves, Mrs. M.A.

Grubaugh, ---- -- Butler.  Reuben Grubaugh's baby died last Sunday morning and was buried Monday forenoon.  They have another child about four years old that is not expected to live.  --  [Worthington Enterprise:  26 June 1890, Vol. II, No. 30]

Grubaugh, Anna M.

Grubaugh, Dora E. -- The funeral of Mrs. Dora E. Grubaugh, wife of Walter Grubaugh, occurred at 2 o'clock Saturday afternoon.  The Rev. Dr. Wiles officiated.  A large number of relatives and friends of the deceased attended the funeral.  Friends were also present from Van Wert, Delaware, Galion and other places.  The deceased had a large circle of friends.  She was born at Lexington, Dec. 2, 1867, and was united in marriage with Walter Grubaugh about eight years ago.  Mrs. Grubaugh was a charter member of White Cross Temple, No. 101, Rathbone Sisters, and a large number of members of the society were present and took part in the funeral service and also accompanied the body to the grave.  The bereaved husband has the sympathy of a host of friends in his day of trial.  [(Mansfield) Semi-Weekly News:  04 January 1898, Vol. 14, No. 1]

Grubaugh, Dora E. -- Mrs. Dora Grubaugh, wife of Walter Grubaugh, died at their home in the Carpenter-Ozier block at 8 a.m. Thursday.  The deceased had been ill with typhoid fever for several weeks and her death was not unexpected.  Mrs. Grubaugh was 30 years and 10 days of age.  Funeral arrangements have not yet been decided upon.  [Semi-Weekly News:  31 December 1897, Vol. 13, No. 105]

Grubaugh, Emma (Russell)

Grubaugh, J.W. -- A telegram was received here by J.W. Grubaugh announcing the death Friday evening at Warsaw, Ind., of Dr. Joseph Chandler, a former resident of this city.  Dr. Chandler was about 70 years of age and was a brother of Mrs. J.W. Grubaugh, of West Fourth Street.  He leaves two sons, Judson and John Chandler, of Warsaw.  He was born at Mohicanville, Ashland County, and when a young man before he took up the study of medicine, he was a carpenter in this city, working for John Bell.  Mrs. Grubaugh is visiting at Mohicanville and the news of her brother's death was telephoned to her today.  The funeral services will be held at Warsaw, Monday afternoon, and Mrs. Grubaugh may possibly go there to attend them.  [Mansfield News:  20 July 1901, Vol. 17, No. 119]

Grubaugh, James A. - Mansfield.  Funeral services for James A. Grubaugh, former Mansfield resident, who died at his home, 189 Lake St., Marion, Sunday morning following a brief illness, will be held at the home of his sister, Miss. Rebecca Grubaugh, 392 West Fourth Street at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday.  Surviving are his wife, Essie Bonham Grubaugh; three daughters, Esther, Mary and Martha; one son, Russell; a grandson, James; a brother, William R. Grubaugh of Mansfield; and two sisters, Mrs. Emma Gates and Miss. Rebecca Grubaugh of Mansfield.  Services will be conducted by Rev. S. B. Salmon.  Submitted by Linda and Shirley.  Typed by Mary Anderson.  (Mansfield News Journal: 13 November 1933)

Grubaugh, James W. -- James W. Grubaugh died Tuesday morning about 5 o'clock at his home, 392 West Fourth Street, from a complication of diseases from which he had suffered all winter.  He was 70 years of age.  Mr. Grubaugh leaves a wife and four children, James and William and Mrs. B. Gates and Miss Rebecca, all of this city.  The deceased leaves one sister, Mrs. Elvin Brinley, of this city, and two brothers, Robert F. Grubaugh of Galion, and Wilson S. Grubaugh of Delaware.  Mr. Grubaugh joined the Volunteer Fire Company in 1856.  Mr. Grubaugh was a member of the I.O.O.F. and this lodge will have charge of the funeral services which will be held Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock.  [Mansfield Weekly News:  16 March 1905, p. 3]

Grubaugh, Rebecca

Grubaugh, Richard Hooker -- Richard Hooker Grubaugh died at his home, No. 107 North Diamond Street, shortly after 12 o'clock Sunday afternoon, aged nearly 83 years.  The deceased was the oldest citizen of Mansfield born within the boundaries of Richland County.  He was born on a farm about one mile east of Hayesville, Sept. 3, 1815.  During those days there were yet a number of the original inhabitants, the Indians, in these parts.  When the subject of this sketch was a child his family moved to a point 1½ miles east of Ashland in Richland County on a farm where they resided until Richard was 15 years of age.  Then the father sold the place and took up land 2½ miles south of Perrysville.  At the age of 25 years, Mr. Grubaugh drove a stage coach and was in charge of the United States mails between Hayesville and this city for four years.  Afterward for four years more he carried the mails and drove a stage between Hayesville and Wooster.  While in the service of "Uncle Sam" Mr. Grubaugh had a number of thrilling adventures.  Mr. Grubaugh met Johnny Appleseed many times in his youth.  He also drove "Tippecanoe" Harrison through Richland County in 1840.  Jan. 14, 1843, Mr. Grubaugh was united in marriage with Elizabeth Fidler, of Berks County, Pa.  Five children were born, including three sons and two daughters.  Joseph L., resides at Indianapolis, Ind., and Walter d., and Ella C. Grubaugh live in Mansfield.  The two oldest children, John H. and Susanna, are dead.  The mother died about 17 years ago.  Mr. Grubaugh was the oldest fireman in Mansfield at the time of his death.  He served as a member of engine company No. 1 and also acted as treasurer of the organization until its dissolution.  He has been a member of Mansfield lodge No. 19, I.O.O.F. for more than 40 years.  Although very aged Mr. Grubaugh's mind was quite clear and his memory was remarkably good.  He is of a long lived race.  An aunt died at the age of 102 years and an uncle attained the age of 99 years, while his father lived to see is 98th. milestone.  Seven brothers and sisters survive Richard Hooker Grubaugh, only one of whom is under 60 years of age.  Mrs. Margaret Lantz, of Pulaski, is 81 years of age.  Mrs. Rachel Miller, of Perrysville, is 77 years of age.  Jonathan Grubaugh, of Van Wert, is 69 years old.  Mrs. Elzina Brinley, of this city, is 67 years of age.  James W. Grubaugh, of this city, has attained 63 years.  Wilson Grubaugh, of Delaware, is 61 years of age.  Robert F. Grubaugh, of Galion, is 59 years old.  Two sisters, Mrs. Mary McClellan and Mrs. Henrietta Wright, died at the ages of 75 and 57 years respectively.  Funeral Tuesday, July 13, at 3:30 p.m.  Mansfield Lodge  No. 19, of which the deceased was a member, will attend the funeral in a body, meting at the lodge room at 3 p.m.  The old volunteer fireman of the city will also meet tonight at the fire department station to make arrangmem4nts to attend the funeral.  [Semi-Weekly News:  13 July 1897, Vol. 13, No. 56]  << Picture >>

Grubaugh, Richard Hooker -- Last of the Stage Drivers. Richard Hooker Grubaugh, who, up to the time of his death was the oldest resident of Mansfield, born in Richland county, died very suddenly Sunday noon at his home on North Diamond St. He was nearly 83 years of age. Shortly after noon Sunday, he walked from one room to another and sat down in a rocking chair. In a moment he was dead. The deceased was one of the pioneers of Richland county. He was born a few miles east of Hayesville Sept. 3,1814. When he was a child his parents moved to farm near Ashland, where they resided for a number of years, afterward moving to a farm, south of Perrysville He helped raise many log cabins and barns, they being the only kind of building in use in those days. At age 25 he drove the stage coach of four horses, and had charge of the U.S. mails between Hayesville and Mansfield. He drove this route four years and then carried the mails between Mansfield and Wooster. He used to go heavily armed, as stage coach "holdups" were not infrequent occurrences. When a young man Mr. Grubaugh met the historical Johnny Appleseed quite frequently. As a driver of the stage Coach he drove William Henry Harrison through Richland county when "Tippecanoe" was making his campaign for president in 1840. After quitting the stagecoach he came to this city. January 14,1843, h e was married to Elizabeth Fidler, of Berks county, Pa., who died some 17 years ago. Since the death of Robert Cairns, he was up to the time of his death, the oldest citizen of Mansfield and Richland county, who was born in the county. He was a member of the old volunteer fire company N o. 1, and member of Mansfield Lodge No.19, l .O.O.F.S.  Submitted by Peggy M.  [Richland Shield and Banner, July 13,1897]

Grubaugh, Wilson -- Word was received Saturday that Wilson Grubaugh, brother of the late J.W. Grubaugh, and of Mrs. Elzina Brinley, of this city, had died at his home in Delaware, O., after a long illness.  He leaves a wife and family.  [Mansfield Daily Shield:  08 May 1905]

Grubb, Amanda -- Funeral services were held Tuesday morning at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Gatton for Mrs. Amanda Grubb who had made her home with them for the past six months. Mrs. Grubb died Monday afternoon aged 91 years.  Services were conducted at ten o'clock Tuesday morning by Rev. C. D. Secrist and burial was made in the Bellville cemetery.  Out of town relatives who attended the funeral were: Mrs. Belle Sofer, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Gotschell and Mrs. Mary Swinker all of Shelby. Submitted by Linda and Shirley. Typed by Georgia. [Mansfield News - Fri. 31 July 1925]

Grubb, Autha Alice -- 64Y;  d. 7/6/1954 at Madison Hosp.;  b. 7/24/1889 at Olivesburg;  w/o A.J. (d. 1944);  bur. Mansfield Cem.  [Mansfield News Journal:  07 July 1954]

Grubb, Daniel B. -- Death made heavy inroads on southern Richland county the past week in calling from earth two of its best-known and most-respected men -- Isaac Hess of Butler and Daniel B. Grubb, of North Liberty -- both of whom were laid to rest in the Ankenytown cemetery after a double funeral at the Church of the Brethren there, an account of which will appear elsewhere on this page.  Isaac Hess was born in Ankenytown, July 2, 1845, and died at his home in Butler on Sunday, Jan. 2, 1921, aged 75 years and six months after an illness of three weeks and a complication of diseases.  Mr. Hess was united in marriage to Miss Sarah E. Grubb of Knox county, Dec. 30, 1869.  Having no children of their own, they adopted Blanche Keefer, May 15, 1884, who was then just three years of age.  Mr. Hess was the son of Henry Hess, a native of Westmoreland county, Pa., and one of a family of six children.  One brother, J. Fred Hess, of Marion, Ind., and two sisters, Mrs. Jackson Bechtel and Mrs. Wm. Brubaker, of Ankenytown, survive him.  One sister, Mrs. Maude Cocauour, and one brother, Eli L. Hess, preceded him in death.  The daughter, Miss Blanche Hess, was united in marriage to Rev. C.B. Tuttle in 1906.  Isaac Hess was reared on a farm and continued in that work until 1880, when he came to Butler and worked at the carpenter trade two years.  He then went into the furniture and undertaking business for the next 20 years.  At one time he was president and treasurer of the Richland County Bank of Butler;  also treasurer of the Butler Steel Furniture company.  He served as the treasurer eight years and of Butler a similar period.  He was treasurer of the school board 12 years, a member of the school board nine years, and of the village council three years.  He was superintendent of the Butler M.P. Sunday School a number of years.  Mr. & Mrs. Hess were members of the Brethren church.  Funeral services were held Tuesday morning at 8:00 at the M.P. Church, Rev. Mr. Obee officiating.  Six nephews acted as pallbearers.  The remains were then taken to Ankenytown.  The widow, adopted daughter Mrs. Blanche Tuttle, husband and two children are left to mourn the loss of a kind husband, father and friend.  The Leader's Dividing Ridge correspondent gives the following account of Mr. Grubb's demise:  "Daniel B. Grubb, a life-long resident of this community, died Saturday morning from the effects of a stroke of paralysis sustained Tuesday morning.  He was aged 82 years and 19 days, having been born and reared in the vicinity of his death."  "Mr. Grubb had the respect and held the confidence of all who knew him.  His life was full of good deeds and works.  He was united in marriage to Catherine Bechtel of Bedford county, Pa.  To this union, one son and one daughter were born.  Mr. Grubb is survived by the widow, son Elmer and daughter Mrs. Mabel Strausbaugh and three grandchildren;  also two brothers and three sisters.  Funeral services were held at the Church of the Brethren at Ankenytown Tuesday morning."  [Richland County Leader:  07 January 1921, Vol. 2, No. 5]

Grubb, Daniel B. -- DOUBLE FUNERAL HELD FOR AGED RELATIVES -- A double funeral of D.B. Grubb and Isaac Hess was held at the Church of the Brethren at 11:00 on Tuesday morning at Ankenytown.  D.B. Grubb died at his home on Jan. 1 at 8:30, and Isaac Hess died at his home in Butler on Jan. 2, at 9:00.  The services were conducted by the Rev. A.I. Heestand of Smithville and the Rev. Mr. Obee of Butler, and burials were in the Ankenytown cemetery.  This is the fourth double funeral to be held at this place.  The pall bearers of Mr. Hess were all six of his nephews.  Those from a distance who attended the Grubb-Hess funerals were:  Rev. C.B. Tuttle and family, and J. Fred Hess, of Marion, Ind.;  Ray Porch of Valparaiso, Ind.;  Earl Hess of Toledo;  Isaac Grubb of Johnstown;  W.H. Cocanour of Newark;  Ralph Brubaker of Ashland;  John Bechtel, Mrs. Samuel Ottinger and daughter Dell, Charlie Penny and wife, Harry Porch and Stewart Cocanour, of Mansfield;  Joseph Grubb, wife and son John of Mt. Vernon;  Marion Hess, John L. Swank and wife, and Charlie Brubaker and wife of Brandon;  Perry Ernest and wife of Hunt Station;  and relatives fro Butler and Fredericktown.  [Richland County Leader:  07 January 1921, Vol. 2, No. 5]

Grubb, David -- d. 1/15/1868 at Richland Co.;  67y;  b. Washington Co., Pa.;  farmer;  white;  cause:  consumption;  res. Richland Co.  [Richland Co. Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Grubb, David Z. -- David Z. Grubb, a well known resident of Butler who was the man who started the development of the territory around Butler as a gas field, died Thursday morning at his home after an illness of about three years with paralysis.  The deceased formerly lived at Mt. Vernon and for years was a clerk in Ringwalt's store.  He was also in the monument business in Mt. Vernon and in Butler.  Mr. Grubb was the man who promoted the first companies to drill around Butler for natural gas and oil.  The deceased leaves a wife and two children.  The funeral will be held Friday at 2 p.m. from the Evangelical church in Butler.  The interment will be in the Four Corners cemetery.  [Mansfield (OH) Daily Shield: 01 April 1909]

Grubb, Edna C. -- Butler- Mrs. Edna C. Grubb, 72, died Friday at her home in Butler following a heart attack. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 1:30 p. m. at the George Funeral Home in Butler. Burial will be in the Four Corner Cemetery north of Butler. Submitted by Linda & Shirley. Transcribed by K. Stentzel. [Mansfield News Journal: 28 Nov 1942, p. 2]

Grubb, Ena -- Mrs. Ena Grubb, 72, died early Friday morning at her home here following a heart attack.  Surviving are two nephews, Edward Price of Chicago and F.E. Wise.  The funeral services were held Monday at 1:30 p.m. at the George Funeral home, conducted by Rev. R.J. Stratton.  Burial was made in the Four Corners cemetery.  She spent sixteen years of her life in China where she served as a missionary.  She returned to Butler several years ago.  [Bellville Star:  03 December 1942]

Grubb, Jane -- Bellville.  Mrs. Jane Grubb, the oldest resident of Washington Township, and one of the earliest pioneers of the county, died Nov. 21st.  [Richland Star:  05 December 1878, Vol. 2, No. 10] *click here for an alternate obituary from unknown paper*

Grubb, Mrs. – Lexington.  Mrs. Grubb died on last Sunday at 11 a. m. at the ripe age of four score  and six years. The funeral services were held at the house at 2 p. m. on last Tuesday, Rev.  Amsbaugh officiating, after which the remains were interred in the cemetery.
Submitted by Linda & Shirley [Richland Shield & Banner: 10 March 1888]

Grubb, Mrs. T.J. -- Bellville.  Mrs. T.J. Grubb died last Saturday at some thirty years of age, and was buried at Shauck's cemetery.  Funeral services by Rev. Sherwood.  [Richland Star:  10 October 1878, Vol. 2, No. 2]

Grubb, Samuel -- Independence.  Mrs. Amanda Sokol came in from Iowa to attend the funeral of her father, the late Samuel Grubb.  --  [Worthington Enterprise:  27 March 1890, Vol. II, No. 17]  *Later in the same paper:  "Mrs. Nancy Grubb and the children of the late Samuel Grubb, wish to return, through the medium of this paper, their most heart-felt thanks to all who rendered such valuable services during his sickness, death and burial."

Grubb, Samuel -- Died, at his home in Independence, Richland County, Ohio, Samuel Grubb, aged 65 years, 3 months and 23 days.  Samuel Grubb was born in Bedford County, Penna., Nov. 28th., 1824.  At the age of seven years he, with his parents, removed to Pike Township, Knox County, Ohio, where he spent the major portion of his life.  On the first of April 1889, he removed to the village of Independence, where he lived at the time of his death.  Mr. Grubb was married first in 1845 to Miss Mary Zook, of Knox County, who shared with him the toils, cares and blessedness of wedded life for 35 years.  Of this union 7 children were born to them, five of whom are living, two having died in infancy, and on May 21st., 1881, the wife and mother was called to the spirit world.  In November, 1886, Mr. Grubb was again united in marriage with Mrs. Nancy A. Tinkey, of Independence, Ohio, who survives him.  Mr. Grubb was a model man and highly respected.  He lived a consistent Christian life for more than 25 years, having united in early life with the German Baptist Brethren Church, and later with the Progressive Brethren church at its organization where he held his membership until his death.  His exemplary life commends itself to all.  His faith triumphant.  His blessed Master has called him home.  The funeral services, led by Rev. J. Allen Miller, of Ashland, O., took place on Sunday, March 23, 1890, and the interment at Ankenytown, where children, relatives and a large concourse of friends followed the remains to their last resting place.  --  [Worthington Enterprise:  27 March 1890, Vol. II, No. 17]

Gruber, Robert C. -- 50Y;  d. 12/3/1955 at Mansfield Gen. Hosp.;  b. 5/6/1905 at Maryland;  Mansfield resident 1952-1955  [MNJ 12/4/1955]

Grudin, Caroline -- d. 1/6/1871 at Mansfield;  14y, 10d;  b. at Mansfield;  cause:  fits  [Richland Co. Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Grumbling, ---- -- Saturday.  The infant child of Mr. & Mrs. Frank Grumbling died yesterday morning and was buried this morning at 8 o'clock.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  17 August 1889, Vol. LXXII, No. 13]

Grumbling, Henry -- At a new house on Hedges street owned by P.J. Faust, Henry Grumbling, aged about 28, hod carrier for Pifer & Wilson, plasterers, was sent after mortar about half past one o'clock Thursday afternoon.  Not returning about ten minutes after Pifer went after the mortar himself and found Grumbling with his head in the Mortar box and his feet protruding over the side.  Pifer pulled Grumbling out, but found that he was dead.  Dr. Francis was called, however, but he, of course, could do nothing for him.  The remains were taken by Faust & Wappner to the residence of his father, George Grumbling Sr., on Poplar street.  Deceased is single.  A post-mortem examination was held Friday on the body of Henry Grumbling by the coroner, Dr. Eli Stofer, of Bellville, and Dr. R.H. Reed.  They found that the deceased came to his death by bursting of a blood vessel at the base of the brain, almost a pint of blood being found in the cavity.  He was dead before he fell into the mortar in all probability.  [Mansfield Herald:  15 August 1889, Vol. 39, No. 39]

Grumbling, Leah -- DIED, At her late residence on Poplar Street, at 6:30 pm., Nov. 1, Mrs. Leah Grumbling, aged 52 years.  Funeral from the residence at 2 p.m., Nov. 3, Dr. H.L. Wiles officiating.  The deceased was a very large woman, weighing over 300 pounds at the time of her death.  Fatty degeneration of the heart is supposed to have been the cause of death.  --  [Mansfield Weekly News:  03 November 1887, Vol. 3, No. 51]

Gruver, Jack N.

Guadaynino, Sella—Plymouth.  Sella Guadaynino, 92, of Woodlawn Nursing Home in Mansfield, died Tuesday at the nursing home after a long illness.  She was born May 4, 1890, in Alsace-Lorraine, France and lived most of her life in Plymouth.  She was a member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church.    Surviving are five daughters, Mrs. Frank (Rose) Altomonte, Mrs. Don (Maty) Akers and Mrs. Ralph (Louise) Stanton. All of Mansfield, Mrs. Frank (Chris) Frisch of Ellenton, Fla., and Mrs. Jo-Anne Stransky of Phoenix, Ariz.; three sons, Carl Danine of Zolfo Springs, Fla., Robert Costello of Miami, Fla., and Phil Guadaynino of New York City; 15 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.  Private services were held this morning at the McQuate-Secor Funeral Home by the Rev. Frank Eckart.  Burial was in Greenlawn Cemetery.  Submitted by Linda & Shirley.  [Mansfield News Journal 19 May 1983, p. 9A]

Gue, Sarah Ellen -- Mrs. Sarah Ellen Gue, who has been sick at the home of her son, Edward From, on Brazilian Avenue for the past eleven weeks with pulmonary trouble, died at 2 o'clock Sunday afternoon, May 3, 1914, aged 54 years and 8 months.  For several years past she has been making her home mostly in California, returning here about three months ago, shortly after which she was taken ill and gradually grew worse until death ensued.  Funeral was held from the home of her son, Tuesday afternoon, at 2 o'clock, conducted by Rev. G.H. Crafts, interment being made in Greenlawn Cemetery.  The son, Edward From, hereby takes this method of tendering his thanks to the friends and neighbors for their timely assistance and words of sympathy during the illness and death of his mother.  --  [Plymouth Advertiser:  09 May 1914, Vol. 61, No. 25]

Guello, ---- -- Mansfield, March 18.  The two weeks' old child of Charles Guello died at his home, 102 Spring Mills Street, this morning.  --  [Mansfield Evening News:  18 March 1890, Vol. 6, No. 10]

Guello, Milton -- DIED, Jan. 20, at his residence on East Johns Street, Milton Guello, aged 59 years.  Funeral Jan. 22, at 9 a.m.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  26 January 1895, Vol. LXXVII, No. 37]

Guello, Milton -- Tuesday.  The remains of Milton Guello were removed to Plymouth today for interment.  McLaughlin Post, G.A.R. escorted the remains to the depot.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  26 January 1895, Vol. LXXVII, No. 37]

Guello, Milton -- Plymouth.  The remains of Milton Guello were interred at Greenlawn Cemetery Tuesday.  He was buried with the usual ceremonies of the G.A.R.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  02 February 1895, Vol. LXXVII, No. 38]

Guello, Mrs. Charles

Guenther, Mary -- Monday -- Mary, the 8-year-old daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Matthew Guenther, of South Diamond Street, died this morning of diphtheria. -- [RICHLAND SHIELD & BANNER: 21 November 1896, Vol. LXXIX, No. 28]

Guerin, William -- William Guerin, 50, retired saloon keeper of Shelby, choked to death late Saturday as the result of a swelling in his neck.  His face and neck were frosted four weeks ago.  --  [Plymouth Advertiser:  28 March 1914, Vol. 61, No. 19]

Gugler, Helen -- Helen, little daughter of Mr. & Mrs. J.L. Gugler, died today, of membranous croup, aged 5 years.  She was a bright and interesting child and the parents have our deepest sympathy in their great bereavement.  [Semi-Weekly News:  18 June 1897, Vol. 13, No. 49 as reprinted from the Galion (OH) Leader]  *Mr. & Mrs. Gugler were formerly residents of Mansfield.

Guiher, John -- John Guiher, aged 60 years, passed away Tuesday morning at the Richland County home in Mansfield following a long illness.  Mr. Guiher was a life-long resident of Butler.  there are two sisters surviving, Mrs. Criss Switzer of Columbus and Mrs. Walter Cochran of near Sparta (OH).  Funeral services will be held Thursday (today) at the George Funeral home in Butler.  Rev. H.T. Wintermute will be in charge and burial will be made in the Butler cemetery.  [Bellville Star:  13 October 1938]

Guilerat, ---- -- d. 3/1885, premature birth;  bur. Mansfield Cem.  [Mansfield Herald:  07 January 1886]

Guinn, LaVera Louise McEowen -- Submitted by Shirley.  [Mansfield News Journal:  18 February 1973, p. 5A]

Guinther, ---- -- The 7-year-old child of Mr. & Mrs. Matthew Guinther died at the residence, No. 41 Cemetery Street, at 7 o'clock Monday morning of diphtheria.  [Semi-Weekly News: 17 November 1896, Vol. 12, No. 93]

Guinther, Louisa -- Shelby.  Miss Louisa Guinther, aged 30 years, died this morning at her home about four miles south of Shelby of quick consumption.  She was a sister of Jake Guinther, of Shelby.  Funeral arrangements have not yet been made, but will be announced later.  [Mansfield News:  04 August 1899]

Guinther, Louisa -- The funeral of Miss Guinther will be held at the Reformed church Sunday at 10 o'clock, the Rev. N.H. Loose, officiating.  Interment at Oakland.  [Mansfield News:  05 August 1899]

Guise, Jacob -- Bellville.  Jacob Guise, aged 82 years, died early Sunday morning of old age at his late residence, a mile and a half from the city on the Lexington road.  Deceased leaves four children, W.T. Guise, of Topeka, Kan., George Guise, of Chicago, Mrs. Sarah Baker of Bellville, and John Guise of this city.  Deceased was an old resident of this county, he having come here from Cumberland County, Pa., his birth place.  The funeral will be held Thursday afternoon at 1 o'clock from the residence, the Rev. Dr. Wiles officiating.  Interment at Lexington.  [Bellville Messenger:  11 May 1900 as reprinted from the Mansfield Shield]

Guisinger, Ida -- 71Y;  d. 4/15/1955 at Crestline Emerg. Hosp.;  b. 4/4/1884 at Crestline  [MNJ 4/16/1955]

Guiter, Mrs. William -- Independence.  Last Sunday afternoon Mrs. Wm. Guiter left home, it is supposed, for the purpose of going to George Stahl's, carrying with her some rye and going across the fields.  Nothing was thought of her going nor was she asked where she was going by the family;  but as she did not return in the evening they wondered where she had went as it would be strange for her to remain away over night.  Finally they concluded she had gone over to see Mrs. Sowers who, at the time, was lying at the point of death;  consequently no particular search for her was made that night.  The next day, after sufficient time had elapsed for her to come home and she did not come, they became alarmed and Mr. Guiter went over to Sowers' to see about her.  After he had gone some little time John, a son, found her track in the snow and traced it in the direction of Stahl's, to what is known as an upper field, about 100 years from the house.  There he found his poor mother stone dead and frozen perfectly stiff.  The supposition is that she died of heart disease, of which she was troubled.  Her sudden and sad death casts a gloom over the entire neighborhood.  The remains were interred in the Independence Cemetery on Tuesday, the funeral being preached in the Evangelical church by Rev. Henry Keller.  --  [Bellville Star:  24 November 1887, Vol. 11, No. 9]

Guller, Isaac Ray -- Two children of Mr. Charles Guller, a nephew of Rev. H.L. Wiles, D.D., residing one mile east of Lucas, died of diphtheria a few days ago.  One, a girl, Neva, aged ten years, died on the 9th., and the other, a boy named Isaac Ray, aged seven years, died on the 15th.  Dr. Wiles officiated at the funeral.  --  [Mansfield Herald:  24 December 1885, Vol. 36, No. 6]

Guller, Neva -- Two children of Mr. Charles Guller, a nephew of Rev. H.L. Wiles, D.D., residing one mile east of Lucas, died of diphtheria a few days ago.  One, a girl, Neva, aged ten years, died on the 9th., and the other, a boy named Isaac Ray, aged seven years, died on the 15th.  Dr. Wiles officiated at the funeral.  --  [Mansfield Herald:  24 December 1885, Vol. 36, No. 6]

Gump, Benjamin -- Died, on Friday evening, October 20th., Benjamin Gump, aged 83 years, 7 months and 1 day.  Father Gump was born in Frederick County, Md.  He was baptized in infancy by Rev. Mr. Beck of the Moravian Church, and, in process of time was elected to church membership by the same denomination.  In 1813 he enlisted for the war against Great Britain and served in the 37th. regiment under Capt. Ogles and Col. Heath.  In 1818 he went to Bedford County, Pa., and was married the same year to Ester Smith.  In 1826 he moved to Jackson Tp., Richland Co., Ohio, where he resided until his death. He was buried on Sabbath afternoon in the London cemetery by Rev. D. Summers, from the words found in Job XVI:22.  Rev. N.H. Loose offered prayer and read the liturgical service at the grave.  The large number of persons attending the funeral is evidence of the high esteem in which he was held by the community in which he lived for half a century.  Mr. Gump was a plain, unostentatious Christian.  His life was characterized by uniform efforts, to make his "calling and election sure".  There was nothing spasmodic or periodical in his religion.  He had laid hold on Christ;  on the saving virtue of his all sufficient atonement, by the strong arm of faith, and the life he lived he lived by faith in the Son of God. The Bible was his celestial star to guide him in the ways of truth and holiness.  He practiced its saving precepts, and rejoiced in view of its precious promises.  From it he learned "to do justly, and to walk humbly with his God."  [Shelby Independent News:  26 October 1876, Vol. 9, No. 1]

Gundrum, Elva -- 71Y;  d. 8/19/1954 at Shelby Mem. Hosp.;  b. 8/1/1883 near Tiro, OH  [Mansfield News Journal:  20 August 1954]

Gunsaullus, William -- d. 9/2/1870 at Plymouth Twp., cholera infantum;  7m;  s/o L.B. Gunsaullus & Susanna Hills;  res. Plymouth Twp. [Richland Co. Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Gunsaullus, William A. -- d. 8/26/1871 at Grand Rapids, Mich.;  married;  36y, 1m, 7d;  b. Ohio;  clerk and teaching;  white;  cause = typhoid fever;  res. Plymouth Township  [Richland County Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Gurik, Paul N. -- Mansfield - Paul N. Gurik, 70, of 567 Sunset Blvd. died Monday afternoon in Riverside Hospital, Columbus, after a brief illness.  He was born June 7, 1919 in Mansfield and lived here all his life. Mr. Gurik was retired superintendent of Richland County Wastewater Systems.  He was a member of Holy Trinty Lutheran Church. He served with the U.S. Army in World War II as instructor of mechanics in Armored Force School at Fort Knox, Ky., and also in Company A, 738th Amphibious Tractor Battalion overseas.  Surviving are his wife, Geraldine Burns Gurik; one daughter, Pamela K. Thames of Forest, Ohio; four grandchildren, Joshua, Abby, Jo, Emily and Ashley, all of Forest; one brother, George of Moline, Ill.; and five sisters, Anna Young and Mary Morris of Mansfield, Catherine Kellenbarger of Newark, Ohio, Irene Sweet of  San Diego, Calif., and Evelyn Ream of Westerville. He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Andy and John.  Calling hours at the Ontario Home of Wappner Funeral Directors are from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday. Services will be held Thursday at 10:30 a.m. in Holy Trinty Lutheran Church by Dr. Wray C. Smith, his pastor. Burial will be in Mansfield Memorial Park with military services at gravesite.  Memorial contributions may be made to Holy Trinity Lutheran Church or Riverside Hospital Foundation, c/o Heart Fund, 3100 Olentangy River Road, Columbus, Ohio 43202. Submitted by Gary.  [Mansfield News Journal:  13 June 1989]

Gurley, Daniel

Gurney, Carrie -- Carrie, a seven-year-old daughter of O.H. Gurney, of Bellville, died last Wednesday evening of typhoid fever.  Dr. Mitchell was the attending physician.  [Ohio Liberal:  24 December 1879]

Gurney, John F. -- John F. Gurney was born in Belfast, Me., Nov. 10, 1832, and died Dec. 13, 1906, aged 74 years, 1 month, and 3 days.  He moved with his parents to Bellville, Ohio, in 1838.  He was married to Lovina Tinkey in 1856.  Seven children were born to them, one having died in infancy.  The other six were all present at the funeral.  He also leaves 26 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren.  In 1874 he moved to Richmond Ceneter, Huron County, and bought a farm containing 280 acres.  His wife died in 1893 and in 1903 he married his second wife, Mr. Martha M. Kelsie, who survives him.  He was a soldier in the Civil War, a member of 163rd. regiment O.V.I.  A few years ago he deeded to each of his children living, 40 acres from his 280 acres, leaving him the 40 acres where he lived up to the time of his death.  In the earlier part of his religious life he was associated with the Presbyterian church at Bellville and later with the U.B. church near Richmond Center, Huron County, until recent years.  His death was caused by a complication of diseases resulting from catarrhal affliction.  He was a great sufferer but endured his affliction with patience and resignation and departed this life in the faith and hope of a Christian.  Funeral services were held in the U.B. church in Chicago, Ohio, conducted by Rev. Welsh, of Attica, assisted by Rev. Sommers, and his remains were laid to rest by the side of his first wife in the cemetery east of the village of Chicago, Ohio.  --  [Bellville Messenger:  21 December 1906, Vol. 14, No. 47]

Gurtz, Edward H.

Gushard, Mary -- d. 1/1885, diptheria;  10m;  bur. Mansfield Cem.   [Mansfield Herald:  07 January 1886]

Gusman, Louise -- MRS. GUSMAN of WOLF LAKE DIES AT AGE 88 -- Mrs. Louise Gusman of 85 Michigan Ave., Wolf Lake; died Saturday evening  at the Muskegon County Medical Center Facility after a lingering  illness.  She was 88.  She was born July 19, 1879 at Erford, Germany and  came to this country with her parents at the age of 4.  She settled in Mansfield, Ohio and moved to Muskegon more than 50 years age.  The former  Louise C Schuster was married to Charles W Gusman on March 24, 1900 at  Tiffin, Ohio; he died here on December 5, 1966.  She attended Calvary  Baptist Church and the Women's Bible Class.  Survivors include one  daughter Mrs. Charles Dothnier of New Vienna, Ohio; several  grandchildren; one sister Mrs. Ida Garber of Mansfield, Ohio. Submitted by Joanna.  [Muskegon County (MI) paper:  26 March 1968]

Gutchall, ---- -- Jackson Twp.  Mr. Gutchall, an aged relative of Mr. & Mrs. Thomas Sherrick, was buried near Shenandoah Wednesday.  [Semi-Weekly News:  04 June 1897, Vol. 13, No. 45]

Gutchall, Daniel -- Franklin Twp.  Daniel Gutchall, a former resident of this township, but late of Williams County, died in that county.  His remains were brought here for interment in the Rome Cemetery, Wednesday.  [Semi-Weekly News:  04 June 1897, Vol. 13, No. 45]

Gutchall, Henry V. -- Cass Township. Henry V. Gutchall, 63, a native of Cass Township, Richland County, died suddenly at 1 PM Thursday of a heart attack suffered at the Shelby Air Force Depot where he had been employed for 16 years. He has lived in the Shelby-Plymouth area for 30 years...incomplete.  Submitted by Linda and Shirley. Typed by Beth Moore (Mansfield News Journal 27 Feb 1959 p. 2)

Gutekunst, Martin -- Martin Gutekunst, a laboring man who has been a resident of Mansfield for a long time, was found dead in bed this morning about 5:30 o'clock in room No. 35 at the Palace hotel in the Baltimore block at the corner of North Mulberry and West Sixth streets.  Mr. Gutekunst has been on a prolonged spree and his death was due to the effects of his debauch.  Last week he was arrested and placed in the city prison on complaint of members of the family, who claimed that he had come to the house and created a disturbance.  *Order the full obituary for more detailed info. about this death and the inquest.  [Mansfield News:  17 June 1901, Vol. 17, No. 91]

Gutekunst, Martin -- The funeral of Martin Gutekunst, who was found dead in bed Monday morning at The Palace Hotel on North Mulberry Street, will be held Wednesday afternoon at 1 o'clock at his home, 12 Sheridan Avenue.  [Mansfield News:  18 June 9101, Vol. 17, No. 92]

Gutekuntz, Christina -- Mrs. Christina Gutekuntz, aged 63 years, widow of Martin Gutekuntz, died at her home at 12 Sheridan Avenue, Tuesday morning at 3:30 o'clock.  Death was caused by paralysis.  She is survived by two sons, John and William of this city and three daughters, Mrs. F. Aungst and Mrs. William Gandert of this city and Mrs. O.L. Slevick [sic] of Cement City, Michigan.  Funeral from the home Thursday afternoon at 2 o'clock conducted by Rev. S.P. Long.  [Mansfield Shield:  04 February 1913]

Gutshall, George -- Shelby.  Remains of George Gutshall were interred at Rome Wednesday, having been shipped from Ashley, Mich., where he died Monday, aged 86 years.  [Semi-Weekly News:  04 June 1897, Vol. 13, No. 45]

Guthrie, Annie -- MRS. ANNIE GUTHRIE died at her home in Davis City, Dec. 8, 1899. The following funeral services were conducted by Rev. Rusk at the home. Her disease was cancer of the breast; she had been a great sufferer for over a year yet bore all without a murmur. MRS. GUTHRIE was a daughter of REFINE and MRS. HARVEY and was born in Lexington, Ohio, February 7, l850 and came with her parents when four years old to Decatur County, where she ever since resided with the exception of two years spent in Kansas. She was married to DANIEL GUTHRIE Feb. 28, l878. She leaves a husband, three daughters, one son, a father and mother and two sisters, besides a large circle of friends and relatives to mourn her loss. When quite young, she joined the U.B. Church and ever after was a faithful follower of our blessed Master and gave every assurance that she was ready to go at the Master's call and told her family not to grieve after her as all was well. May she rest in peace. Submitted by Deborah - copied by Cordelia Suzann, with permission from the Leon Journal Reporter, 15 December 2002. [Leon Reporter (Leon, Iowa): 21 December 1899]

Guthrie, Cornie R. -- Died, on Monday at 2 o'clock P.M., September 9th., 1872, Cornie R., daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Oliver Guthrie, aged 7 months and 11 days.  << verse omitted >>  [Shelby Independent News:  19 September 1872, Vol. 4, No. 47]

Guthrie, Cornie R.  -- d. 9/9/1872 at Shiloh;  7m;  place of birth not listed;  white;  cause = cholera infantum;  res. Shiloh, Cass Township  [Richland County Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Guthrie, Glenn W. - Mansfield - Glenn W, Guthrie, 95, of Coshocton Health Care Center and formerly of Elm Street in Warsaw, Ohio, died Saturday at the care center after and extended illness. He was born March 23, 1896, in Ontario, the son of Marion Craig and Margaret Boals Guthrie, both now deceased. He was orphaned as a child and raised by Dr. Gregg of Savannah. He was married June 17, 1920 to Agnes Funk and she died June 29, 1984. He was a retired teacher and school administrator for many years, retiring in 1964 from Johnny Appleseed School in Mansfield. Mr Guthrie was a member of Ohio Retired Teachers Association and was a graduate of Savannah Academy and Kent State University. He received his master's degree from Western Reserve University. He was a U.S. Army veteran, serving in France during World War I, and was a member and elder of the Linden Road Presbyterian Church in Mansfield. He was a member of Mansfield American Legion Post 16, Mansfield Lodge 35, F&AM for 60 years, the Mansfield Chapter of Royal Arch Masons for 60 years, the Grand Council R&SM and Commandery 21, Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite Valley of Canton, and Ruth Chapter 17, Order of Eastern Star. Surviving are four nieces, Dorothy Root of Mansfield, Mary Alice Sprow of Spokane, Wash., June Jones and Ruth McKee, both of Warsaw; and three nephews, Robert Mauk of DeLand Fla., John Funk of Columbia, Mo., and Ivers L. Funk of Zephyrhills, Fla. Calling will be held one hour prior to services which will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at the Fischer Funeral Home, 412, E. Main St., Warsaw, by the Rev. John Russell. Burial will be in the West Carlisle Cemetery in Coshocton County. Submitted by Linda & Shirley. Typed by Bev Craig. (18 February 1992, Mansfield News Journal, Pg. 4A)

Guthrie, Guy -- 64Y;  d. 5/2/1956 at home, Washington Twp.;  b. 11/12/1891 at Mansfield;  h/o Lydia Gangle;  bur. Mansfield Cem.  [MNJ 5/3/1956]

Guthrie, Isabell -- d. 2/12/1869 at Weller Twp.;  57y, 1m, 1d;  b. Pennsylvania;  white;  cause:  consumption;  res. Weller Twp.  [Richland Co. Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Guthrie, James A. -- James A. Guthrie of Mansfield, at one time sheriff of Richland County, died Saturday morning.  He was aged 63 years.  [Plymouth Advertiser:  26 September 1914, Vol. 61, No. 45]

Guthrie, John -- John Guthrie, aged 69 years, 5 months and 21 days, father of Sheriff James Guthrie, died at the room of this son at 1:30 this morning.  Mr. Guthrie was one of the pioneers of the county, having been born in Springfield Township.  In the year 1851 the deceased married Miss Rachel Smith, also of Springfield Township.  Two children were the result of the marriage, James Guthrie, the present sheriff of the county, and Wm. Guthrie, now of this city.  In 1884 Mrs. Guthrie died and was interred in the Ontario Cemetery.  Mr. Guthrie removed to this city about three years ago and took up his residence with is son James.  About the 11th. of May the old gentleman's health began to fail and he has been confined to the house ever since.  The deceased has been a member of the Presbyterian church at Ontario for a number of years and was a consistent Christian.  The funeral cortege will leave this city at one o'clock tomorrow afternoon for Ontario.  Services will be held at the Presbyterian church in that place at 2:30 p.m., Rev. D.J. Meese, D.D., of this city, officiating.  [Richland Shield & Banner:  24 June 1893]  Thursday.  James Guthrie, of Tiffin (OH), is in the city attending the funeral of his brother John Guthrie.  [Richland Shield & Banner:  24 June 1893]

Guthrie, John F. -- d. 9/3/1871 at Bloominggrove Twp.;  2m;  b. Cass Twp.;  cause - bowel inflammation; white;  res. Bloominggrove Township [Richland Co. Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Guthrie, Nathaniel -- Mr. Nathaniel Guthrie passed away at his home two miles east of town Tuesday night after many months of suffering with cancer.  Funeral Services were held from the family home at 2 o’clock Thursday afternoon conducted by Rome I.O.O.F. lodge.  Nathaniel Guthrie, son of John E. and Elizabeth Guthrie, was born in Bloominggrove Township, Richland county, October 6,1843.  His boyhood days  were quietly passed on the home farm. In his nineteenth year however, his mode of life became greatly changed for n the 15 of October 1862 he volunteered for service in the civil war and was assigned to duty in Company K of the 120th Ohio Volunteer Infantry.  He remained in the service for one year and then on the account of disability he was honorably discharged.  Mr. Guthrie joined the Rome lodge, No. 158, I.O.O.F. in 1872 in which he has been a faithful member and has passed all the chairs during his forty eight years of service.   On August 14, 1866, Mr. Guthrie was united in marriage with Miss and Nancy Porcher formerly of Butler township to which union were born ten children of whom six are yet living.  Nathaniel Guthrie was born Oct. 6, 1843 and died March 9, 1920, aged 76 years 5 months and 8 days.  He is survived by a wife Mrs. Almeda Guthrie, and six children, Luther J. Guthrie of Shiloh, D. Harvey J. Guthrie, of Toledo, O. , Taylor M. Guthrie of Shiloh, Benton W. Guthrie of Shelby, Miss Eva Guthrie of Shiloh and Mrs. Marion Huston of Shelby, Ohio. Besides the wife and children, he is survived by fourteen grand children and two great grand children and sisters have all preceded him in Death.  Submitted by Terry.  [source not identified]

Guthrie, Nathaniel S. -- SHELBY -- N.S. Guthrie, mention of whose death was made last week, was in his eightieth year. Mr. Guthrie sustained an injury by a fall a few years ago, which resulted in a carbuncle and erysipelas. He also was a sufferer from heart disease which was the immediate cause of his death. Mr. Guthrie was a man of upright qualities, a Christian in every sense of the term and was known for his progressive spirit of investigation of the spiritual world. -- [RICHLAND SHIELD & BANNER: 01 February 1896, Vol. LXXVIII, No. 38]

Guthrie, Nathaniel S. -- ROME, Jan. 27 -- N.S. Guthrie, an aged and respected resident of this neighborhood, died at the home of his son, Frank, Wednesday morning, at the advanced age of 79 years. -- [RICHLAND SHIELD & BANNER: 01 February 1896, Vol. LXXVIII, No. 38]

Guthrie, South -- SHELBY -- South Guthrie, an early pioneer of Shiloh, was buried yesterday. [RICHLAND SHIELD & BANNER: 01 February 1896, Vol. LXXVIII, No. 38]

Gutshall, Dolly -- Shelby.  Dolly Gutshall, aged 7 years, died Tuesday with membranous croup, and was buried Wednesday.  [Semi-Weekly News:  05 February 1879, Vol. 13, No. 11]

Gutshall, Jacob -- Mr. Jacob Gutshall of near Blain, Pa., aged about 93 years, died recently.  We remember this grey haired veteran of Perry County, as an old man thirty years ago.  [Shelby Independent News:  09 November 1876, Vol. 9, No. 3]

Gutterman, Richard L. -- 55Y;  d. 3/4/1954 at Mansfield Gen. Hosp.;  Major in the Volunteers of America;  Served chapters in Louisville and Staten Island, NY;  b. 8/18/1898 at Louisville, KY;  h/o Nellie  [MNJ 3/4/1954]

Guttery, A____ -- d. 5/9/1869 at Sharon Twp.;  26y, 6m, 6d;  b. Ohio;  white;  cause:  consumption;  res. Springfield Twp.  [Richland Co. Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Gutzweiler, Victor -- Victor Gutzweiler formerly of this city but for over 15 years past a resident of Cleveland, died in that city Jan. 22 of Bright's disease, aged 51 years.  He was a member of the Cleveland board of electors for two terms and was prominent in democratic politics.  Henry Gutzweiler, brother of the deceased, resides in this city.  [Semi-Weekly News:  26 January 1897, Vol. 13, No. 8]

Gutzwiller, William -- d. 9/7/1870 at Mansfield;  5m, 10d;  b. at Mansfield;  cause:  intermit___ fever  [Richland Co. Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Guyselman, Hannah J. -- Died:  Hannah J. Guyselman on Friday evening, Feb. 11th., aged 36 years and 6 months.  The funeral took place from the M.E. church on Sunday afternoon, conducted by Rev. Austin Philpott.  The remains were interred in the Salem Lutheran Cemetery.  [Bellville Star:  17 February 1887, Vol. 10, No. 21]

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