Obituaries & Death Notices:  Ro - Ry

Richland Co., Ohio

Obituaries & Death Notices:  Ro - Ry

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Roach, Donald E. -- Donald E. Roach, 77 of Bellville, died Wednesday November 17, 1999 at MedCentral Mansfield following an extended illness. Mr. Roach was born February 4, 1922 in Chesterville, Ohio residing in the Mansfield area most of his life. He retired from Al Rosso Ford in 1985 and a member of World Wide Church of God. Surviving are his wife, Margaret H. Roach of Bellville; one son and daughter-in-law, Donald & Dalene Roach of Galion, Ohio; three daughters and sons-in-law, Judie & Bob Washington of Mansfield; Sharon & Jack Teschler of Mansfield; and Nancy Schmitzer of Shelby, Ohio; seven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren; two brothers, Dwayne Roach of Mt. Gilead, Ohio; and Chuck Roach of Dayton, Ohio; two sisters, Isabel Rodman of Louisiana; and Rose Lines of Marengo, Ohio; and several nieces & nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, George & Clara Roach; two brothers, Marvin and John Roach and one son-in-law, Ken Schmitzer. Friends may call at the Diamond Street Home of Wappner Funeral Directors on Friday November 19, 1999 from 6-8 p.m. Funeral services will be held on Saturday November 20, 1999 at 10:30 a.m. at the funeral home conducted by Pastor Pat Tobin. Burial will be in Mansfield Memorial Park. Submitted by Terry W. [Wappner Funeral Directors Press Release]

Roaks, Ezekiel -- A sad accident occurred on last Saturday morning at the crossing of the B.&O. Railroad, about a mile and a quarter North of Shelby, resulting in the instant death of Mr. Ezekiel Roaks, residing west of Plymouth.  He was coming to Shelby in an open buggy, and as he was about crossing the track, the train approached, and unaware of the danger, he met instant death.  Mr. Stephen Dillen, a track hand, having been sent down the road to flag trains, and caution them in running over track about being repaired, saw the danger impending, ran towards Mr. Roaks, calling to him, but was unable to rescue him.  The locomotive struck his buggy, demolishing it, and mangling the body about the head so terribly that the remains were for a long time not identified.  His horse escaped, and ran away.  He was carried along on the cowcatcher several hundred feet, and finally thrown off to the south side.  His body was brought to Shelby, and an inquest ordered.  For some time it was supposed to be Mr. James Doty that had been killed, but papers on the body finally showed that it was that of Mr. Roaks.  he had an appointment with Mr. Bloom at his office, on that day, and was on his way thither.  On leaving home he was cautioned by his wife, to beware of the cars, but in reply made some playful remark, and left never more to return to his family alive.  He was among the oldest citizens of the county -- aged about 84 years;  and remarkably active, attending to his business with the activity of youth.  His remains were taken to his home, and entered on Tuesday.  The occurrence cast a gloom over our village, numerous persons visiting the Town Hall, where the jury held its session.  The jury reported a verdict in accordance with the facts.  We have not the evidence given before it, but suppose the above to be about the facts as they occurred.  [Shelby Independent News:  28 November 1872, Vol. 5, No. 5]

Roaks, Ezekiel -- We are this week called upon to record the death of Mr. Roaks, Mr. Monjar, Mr. Jesse Bodley and Mr. Lance, all among the old citizens of our County -- the latter Mr. Lance, having only removed to Crawford County a few years ago.  [Shelby Independent News:  28 November 1872, Vol. 5, No. 5]

Roaks, Ezekiel -- The following obituary notice of Mr. Ezekiel Roaks, who was killed by the cars north of Shelby, several weeks ago, has been handed us for publication:  "Mr. Ezekiel Roaks deceased, was born in Saratoga County, State of New York, on November 3d., A.D., 1789, and departed this life, November 23d, A.D., 1872, aged 84 years and 20 days.  He came to this part of the country in the year 18_6.  He married his first wife in 1816;  his second in 1829;  and his third in 1863, whom he left a widow.  He met death in a very undesirable, and no doubt to himself, very unexpected manner.  -- J.L.Y.  [Shelby Independent News:  02 January 1873, Vol. 5, No. 10]

Roas, Hanna -- Independence.  Miss Hanna Roas, who has been making her home at Edward Pritchard, died at 9 o'clock, Wednesday night, of last week of quick consumption.  The obsequies took place at Bunker Hill on Friday, her age was 19.  [Bellville Star:  24 May 1888, Vol. 11, No. 35]

Roasberry, John C. -- bur. 3/1886 at Mansfield Cem.;  heart disease;  67y, 1m, 18d  [Mansfield Herald:  08 April 1886]  *see also:  John Roesberry

Roasberry, Martha -- d. 6/1885, old age;  87y, 7m;  bur. Mansfield Cemetery  [Mansfield Herald:  07 January 1886]

Roast, Henry Alexander -- Henry Alexander Roast, infant son of Henry Rost, of Fourth avenue, died this morning, aged 6 weeks.  [Mansfield News:  31 December 1901, Vol. 17, No. 256]

Robbins, Cora A. -- d. not listed (1870 or 1871) at Plymouth Twp., cause not listed;  1y, 10m, 26d;  no parent names listed;  res. Plymouth Twp. [Richland Co. Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Robbins, Edward P. -- 71Y;  d. 3/28/1954 at home, Mansfield;  b. 11/23/1882 at Mansfield;  s/o Henry & Mary Jane (Littler) Robbins;  h/o Ida Bushey;  bur. Mansfield Cem.  [MNJ 3/29/1954]

Robbins, Mary Ann -- bur. 6/1888 at Mansfield Cem., old age, 80y  [Mansfield Herald:  31 January 1889]

Robbins, Matilda -- Mrs. Matilda Robbins, aged 83 years died at the residence of her daughter-in-law, Mrs. John Kennedy, of Willow Street, at 5 o'clock this morning.  The funeral will take place Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock, Rev. F.B. Foster officiating.  [Richland Shield & Banner:  11 March 1893]

Robenalte, Mary -- DIED -- Near Rome, Oct. 4th., MARY ROBENALTE, aged 73 years, 3 months and 24 days. -- [THE MANSFIELD HERALD: 18 October 1883, Vol. 33, No. 48]

Roberts, ---- -- Wednesday.  The ten-years-old daughter of Enos Roberts died at her home east of the city Monday evening.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  02 December 1893, Vol. LXXVI, No. 28]

Roberts, ---- (infant) -- bur. 3/11/1878 at Mansfield Cem., still born  [Ohio Liberal:  03 April 1878]

Roberts, Benjamin -- Wednesday.  Benjamin Roberts died yesterday at his home in North Fairfield.  The deceased was a brother of Richard and Ann Roberts, who died in Shelby two weeks ago.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  11 May 1889, Vol. LXXI, No. 51]

Roberts, Carol -- 41Y;  d. 2/10/1955 at Mansfield Gen. Hosp.;  b. at WV;  h/o Mildred;  bur. Mansfield Cem.  [MNJ 2/10/1955]

Roberts, Devona E. -- 81Y;  d. 4/5/1954 at John Roberts residence, Mansfield;  b. 4/29/1872 at Holmes Co., OH;  bur. Welcome Cem., Holmes Co., OH  [MNJ 4/6/1954]

Roberts, Earnest C. -- Jacob Reining, of Prospect Street, received a telegram from Cleveland, announcing the death of his son-in-law, Earnest C. Roberts at that place Tuesday evening.  He formerly lived in this city and was a machinist by trade.  He was about 12 years old.  Brain trouble was the cause of his death.  The funeral took place at Cleveland this morning.  [Semi-Weekly News:  10 August, 1897, Vol. 13, No. 64]

Roberts, Ethel -- Pavonia, 04 December 1893.  Died, on the 28th. of November, Ethel, daughter of W.G. Roberts and wife, aged ten years and twenty-three days.  The deceased was a bright, intelligent and loving child and her death is a sad blow to her parents, sister and brother.  Her sickness was of more than a month's duration and was attended with great suffering.  When her teacher announced to the school that their little schoolmate, Ethel, had departed this life a great sadness overspread every face.  Her teacher and schoolmates made an offering of a lovely bouquet of roses, carnations and smilax and the floral committee of the grange a beautiful wreath, while the parents placed a pure white lily in the hand, equally as pure and white.  The Rev. Duston Kemble, the M.E. minister of Mansfield, officiated at the funeral.  Much sympathy is felt for the stricken parents.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  09 December 1893, Vol. LXXVI, No. 29]

Roberts, F.B. -- bur. 12/7/1875 at Mansfield Cem.;  2y, 7m, 6d  [Richland Shield & Banner:  15 January 1876]

Roberts, Isaac C. -- Isaac C. Roberts, well known here died Wednesday evening at Allegheny, Pa., where he has been working for the past eight years.  The cause of his death was pneumonia.  A telegram announcing the death was received Wednesday evening and Albert Stoodt, a son-in-law of the deceased, left at midnight for Allegheny to bring the body here.  The remains will arrive tonight and will be taken to Mr. Stoodt's home on South Main Street.  Funeral services Friday at 4 o'clock at the residence of Albert Stoodt, on South Main Street conducted by the Rev. Dr. D.J. Meese of the Presbyterian church.  Mr. Roberts was 54 years of age and was a soldier of the civil war, having enlisted at Mt. Union, Paulding County, while he was in school and served until the end of the war. Mrs. Roberts resides at Shelby and he leaves six daughters and a son as follows:  Mrs. Albert Stoodt, of this city;  Mrs. Charles E. Wolf, of Columbus;  Mrs. J.E. Morris, of Shelby;  Misses Anna, Mary and Fannie Roberts and Elisha Roberts.   [Mansfield News:  27 June 1901, Vol. 17, No. 100]

Roberts, James -- bur. 11/1/1874 at Mansfield Cem.;  32y, 11m;  res. Mansfield  [Richland Shield & Banner:  09 January 1875]

Roberts, John -- We learn with regret, that John Roberts, son of Jesse Roberts, died suddenly on Friday evening last.  It has since been discovered that he purchased Strychnine, and a paper so marked was found near where he was working.  The reason for thus taking his own life is unknown.  [Shelby Independent News:  23 February 1871, Vol. 3, No. 17]

Roberts, John H. -- d. 2/7/1871 at Jackson Twp., suicide;  26y, 5m, 14d;  b. Jackson Twp.;  res. Jackson Twp. [Richland Co. Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Roberts, Jonas -- DIED -- On Monday, September 12th., 1870, Mr. JONAS ROBERTS, aged 19 years.  Death has at last claimed his victim.  He had several years ago been severely afflicted with a tumor upon his limb, which finally resulted in its amputation, after which he speedily recovered.  Last week, he was paralyzed, and so soon did it result in death, that many had not heard of his illness, until his death was made known.  He connected himself since his previous illness with the Lutheran Church, and lived a pious, and consistent life, until his death.  His remains were attended to the grave by a large number of relatives and friends.  [Shelby Independent News:  15 September 1870, Vol. 2, No. 46]

Roberts, Jonas -- d. 9/12/1870 at Jackson Twp., typhoid fever;  19y, 1m, 5d;  b. Jackson Twp.;  farmer;  res. Jackson Twp. [Richland Co. Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Roberts, Martha Ann -- d. 10/1/1870 at Mifflin, Ohio, typhoid fever;  15y, 7m;  b. Ohio;  res. Mifflin Twp.  [Richland Co. Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Roberts, Matilda -- Miss Matilda Roberts, an aunt of Miss Charlotte Wise, of 95 South Diamond Street, died Saturday morning at her home in Chapin, Ia.  She was 76 years of age.  Miss Roberts was born near Fredericktown and was one of a family of seven sons and five daughters.  She formerly lived here.  The body was brought here for burial Monday.  --  [Mansfield Semi-Weekly News:  15 November 1898, Vol. 14, No. 94]

Roberts, Nancy (Holmes) -- Mrs. Nancy Roberts, a respected pioneer lady of this county, died last evening at 10:30 at the residence of her son, W.G. Roberts, near Pavonia, in Mifflin Twp.  Mrs. Roberts was born in West Virginia, October 14, 1816, and moved with her parents to Coshocton, Ohio, in 1818, and from there to the farm now owned by Elias Tooker, in Weller Township, this county, in 1820, and thus became one of the pioneers of Richland County.  Her husband, George Roberts, died in July, 1880, since which time she has resided with her son, W.G. Roberts.  Her maiden name was Holmes and of her thirteen sisters and one brother only three sisters survive her, two of whom live in Hardin County and one at Lima.  She had eleven children, of whom only four sons are living.  She was a member of the Methodist church since she was sixteen years of age.  Her granddaughter, Ethel, daughter of W.G. Roberts, died only one week ago, which makes the affliction especially severe to Mr. Roberts and his family.  The funeral will take place tomorrow at 1 o'clock p.m.  The services will be conducted by Rev. Kemble, of the M.E. Church, of Mansfield, and the interment will be in the Windsor Cemetery.   [Richland Shield & Banner:  09 December 1893, Vol. LXXVI, No. 29]

Roberts, Richard -- Monday.  The funeral of Richard Roberts took place this afternoon at Shelby.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  20 April 1889, Vol. LXXI, No. 48]

Roberts, Richard -- SHELBY, APRIL 19 -- Richard Roberts, an old and highly respected citizen of our community, died last Saturday and was buried from his late residence east of town last Monday.  His death, following so closely that of his sister, was quite a shock to our community.  There is a parallelism in the history of these two individuals that is worthy of record.  Both were unmarried, foregoing the pleasures of connubial ties for the purpose of ministering to an aged and infirm mother, who lived to be almost one hundred years old.  Both broke down their constitution in this ministry, both took sick on the same day, of the same disease, pneumonia, and died within a week.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  27 April 1889, Vol. LXXI, No. 49]

Roberts, Sammie -- Died, April 15th., 1875, little Sammie, of congestion of the lungs, son of Henry and Effie Roberts, aged 3 months and 9 days.  <<verse omitted>> [Richland Shield & Banner:  24 April 1875]

Roberts, Samuel -- The remains of Samuel Roberts were buried from the home of his mother, Mrs. Susan Roberts, Monday afternoon.  Deceased died at St. Louis Saturday at the age of 44.  [Mansfield Herald:  03 April 1890, Vol. 30, No. 20]

Roberts, Samuel -- Monday.  Samuel Roberts, formerly of this city, died at St. Louis, Mo., Saturday and was brought here for burial.  The deceased was about 44 years old and a telegraph operator by profession, having acquired his education in this line under the late O.H. Booth, at the Western Union telegraph office in this city.  During the war he was considered one of the speediest operators in the country.  He was the son of Mrs. Susan Roberts from whose home the funeral took place.   --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  05 April 1890, Vol. LXXII, No. 46]

Roberts, Samuel B. -- Mansfield, Mar. 29.  A telegram received to-day announces the death of Samuel B. Roberts at St. Louis, March 28.  He was formerly a resident of this city and was a Western Union operator.  He leaves a wife and child.  His remains will be brought here for interment.  --  [Mansfield Evening News:  29 March 1890, Vol. 6, No. 20]

Roberts, Samuel B. -- bur. 4/16/1875 at Mansfield Cem.;  3m, 9d;  res. Mansfield  [Richland Shield & Banner:  15 January 1876]

Roberts, Sarah M. -- Shelby. Miss Sarah M. Roberts, 88, of 67 Smiley avenue and a former teacher in the old Clark school in Jackson township died at 7:10 a.m. today in Shelby Memorial hospital after an illness of four months. Born in Jackson township on Jan 9, 1860, she was the daughter of Jesse and Catherine (Feighner) Roberts and the last member of her immediate family. Only cousins survive Miss Roberts was a member of the First Lutheran church here and of the Dorcas class which she presided over for a time. Services will be at 1:30 p.m. Thursday in the Dye funeral home here with Rev. D. Bruce Young, First Lutheran pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Oakland cemetery here. Friends may call at the funeral home this evening and after 4 p.m. Wednesday. Submitted by Ed F. (Mansfield News Journal: 21 December 1948, p. 18]

Roberts, Suffia -- bur. 12/7/1878 at Mansfield Cem., consumption;  36y  [Ohio Liberal:  8 January 1879]

Roberts, Susan -- Mrs. Susan Roberts, relict of Thomas Roberts, aged 76, died very suddenly at her home on East Fourth Street last night.  Mrs. Roberts' death was unexpected from the fact that she had been in her usual good health yesterday and last night was calling on a friend.  She returned home about ten o'clock and about 11 o'clock complained that she was not feeling well.  Almost immediately she expired.  The physician who was called made an examination and stated that death resulted from paralysis.  The deceased leaves three sons, one of whom lives in Urbana (OH), and one daughter, Mrs. Charles F. Remy, of East Fourth Street.  Mrs. Roberts has for many years been a member of the Methodist Episcopal church of this city.  The time of the funeral has not yet been fixed.  [Richland Shield & Banner:  01 April 1893]

Roberts, T.J.

Roberts, Thomas -- d. 4/2/1868 at Mansfield;  10m, 16d;  b. Mansfield;  white;  cause:  general debility;  res. Mansfield  [Richland Co. Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Roberts, Thomas -- d.  4/2/1868 at Mansfield;  10m, 16d;  b. Mansfield;  cause:  general debility;  res. Mansfield  [Richland Co. Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Roberts, Thomas J. -- bur. 2/5/1875 at Mansfield Cem.;  68y  [Richland Shield & Banner:  15 January 1876]

Roberts, William -- bur. 1/20/1878 at Mansfield Cem., typhoid fever;  20y, 3m   [Ohio Liberal:  06 February 1878]

Roberts, William  -- Shelby.  William Roberts, aged 75 years, died at the Sandusky Soldiers' Home last Monday of general debility.  The remains were brought to this city Tuesday and buried Wednesday from the residence of O. Roberts on East Main Street.  Services were conducted by the Rev. Dr. Singley.  Interment at Oakland.  --  [Semi-Weekly News (Mansfield):  01 April 1898, Vol. 14, No. 26]

Roberts, William P. -- William Roberts, youngest son of Mrs. T.J. Roberts, residing on East Fourth Street, aged about twenty-two years, died last Sunday morning at 5 o'clock of typhoid fever, and was buried Monday afternoon at 3 o'clock by the members of the American Cornet Band and the Mansfield Blues.  He was one of the early members of the band for the period of a month or two before he left the city to take charge of a telegraph office at Walbridge, near Toledo, and was also a member of the Blues.  Mr. Roberts came home about ten days ago feeling very unwell at that time, and continued to grow worse daily until death relieved him of his suffering.  Will was an excellent telegraph operator, steady and upright in all his business transactions, and loved and respected by all who knew him.  we know his death was a sudden shock to his aged mother, as well as to his only sister and brothers.  In this sad bereavement they have the sympathy of our entire community.  [Ohio Liberal:  23 January 1878]  *His middle initial was obtained from a Memorial statement published later in the same paper by the members of the American Cornet Band.

Robertson, John W. - 74Y;  d/ 8/22/1954 at Winter Park, FL;  former Mansfield resident;  bur. Grove St. Cem., Winter Park, FL  [Mansfield News Journal:  24 August 1954]

Robertson, Mrs. William -- Saturday.  Mrs. William Robertson, aged 60 years, died Thursday afternoon at her home six miles north of the city.  She had been a sufferer for a number of years with cancer of the lungs.  Mrs. Robertson was the mother of ten children all of whom are living.  The funeral was held today.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  24 February 1894, Vol. LXXVI, No. 41]

Robertson, William -- William Robertson, aged 87 years, died this morning at 7:00 at the home of his son-in-law and daughter, Mr. & Mrs. George Leistensnider, three miles west of the city.  He was born at Gartly, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, Dec. 29, 1814 and came to the United States 47 years ago.  He lived in county.  Since the death of his wife, April 3 last, he has made his home with his daughter, Mrs. Leistensnider.  He leaves five sons -- William and Peter Robertson, who live at New London;  David B.Y. Robertson, proprietor on Dan Hanna's farm near Ravenna;  Alexander, who lives on the home farm, and James Robertson, who lives east of New London.  He also leaves one daughter, Mrs. George Leistensnider, who resides west of the city.  A short service will be held at his daughter's home, conducted by the Rev. Dr. D.J. Meese, of the First Presbyterian church, Sunday morning at 8:00 after which the remains will be taken to Savannah, where a funeral service will be held, conducted by the Rev. Mr. Garges, of the United Presbyterian church.  Interment in the Savannah cemetery.  [Mansfield News:  20 December 1901, Vol. 17, No. 248]

Robertson, Willard S. -- DIED -- On last Sabbath evening, August 13th., of congestion of the brain, WILLARD S., youngest son of F.S. & Mary L. Robertson, aged 11 months and five days.  [Shelby Independent News:  17 August 1871, Vol. 3, No. 42]

Robertson, Williard S. -- d. 8/12/1871 at Shelby;  single;  11m, 7d;  b. Shelby;  white;  cause of death = indirect;  res. Sharon Township  [Richland County Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Robinette, Catherine Adeline -- 77Y;  d. 8/18/1955 at People's Hosp., Mansfield;  wid/o William;  b. 4/22/1878 at Paulding Co., Oh.  [MNJ 8/18/1955]

Robinette, Ronald R. - Ronald R. Robinette, 33, of 1815 39th Ave., Oakland, Calif., died in Oakland Sunday.  He was born Dec. 29, 1941, in Cumberland, Md., and was a former Mansfield resident.  He is survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Virle R. Robinette of 390 Topaz Ave.; three sisters, Mrs. Roy (Debra) McGuire, Mrs. Thomas (Gloria) Glavic and Mrs. Bruce (Sherry) Hammons, all of Mansfield, and his grandfather, Arthur Robinette of Inverness, Fla.  Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 2:30 p.m. at the Diamond Street Home of Wappner Funeral Directors, conducted by the Rev. Daniel Humrichouser of the Taylortown Community Church.  Burial will be in Mansfield Cemetery.  Friends may call at the funeral home Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9.  Submitted by Linda and Shirley.  [Mansfield News-Journal:  29 December 1975]

Robinson, ---- -- d. 8/11/1867 at Jefferson Twp.;  age 9d;  b. Jefferson Twp.;  c/o Nelson & Ellen Robinson;  white;  cause:  cholera infantum 
[Richland Co. Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Robinson, ---- -- Bellville.  The 3-year-old daughter of William Robinson died early Saturday morning with diphtheria and was buried in the afternoon in the Bellville Cemetery.  She was the only child and will be sadly missed.   [Semi-Weekly News:  04 June 1897, Vol. 13, No. 45]

Robinson, ---- -- Washington.  Mr. & Mrs. G.W. Robinson's infant daughter, aged 26 days, died on Sunday morning, Sept. 15th. and was buried in the village cemetery, Monday, at 10 o'clock.  Funeral services were conducted by Andrew McFarland assisted by the Congregational choir.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  21 September 1889, Vol. LXXII, No. 18]

Robinson, Alexander -- Bellville.  On Friday, March 10th., Alexander Robinson died, aged 75 years, 11 months and 3 days.  The funeral services were held at his late residence on Sunday, conducted by Rev. W.W. Anderson.  His remains were interred in the cemetery at Monroe U.P. church.  A large number of friends and old residents attended the obsequies.  Mr. Robinson belonged to one of the oldest pioneer families.  His father, who lived to the remarkable age of 97, came from Ireland to this country when five years old, and was married while residing in Westmoreland County, Pa.  In 1809 the family removed to this state, and in 1814 to this township.  They remained with a family in the vicinity of Newville while engaged in cutting a road through the wilderness west, known as Robinson's Road.  The deceased was the third oldest of a family of nine, and died well respected.  --  [Bellville Star:  16 March  1882, Vol. 5, No. 24]

Robinson, Ashur -- We learn by a private note from Mr. Samuel M. Wilkinson, written from San Francisco, Cal., that Mr. Ashur Robinson, formerly of this city, died in Mexico on the 17th. of September last.  Mr. R. was the son of Jno. R. Robinson, Esq., and has been engaged in operating a silver mine, in which his father had an interest, at Batapilas, in the State of Chihuahua, Mexico.  The cause of his death was imprudency in drinking cold water while over heated.  [Mansfield Semi-Weekly News:  28 December 1861]

Robinson, Barbara -- Mrs. Barber Robinson, while kindling fire on Wednesday morning, dropped dead.  [Shelby Independent News:  19 February 1874, Vol. 6, No. 17]

Robinson, Barbara -- On Wednesday morning of last week Mrs. Barbara Robinson, living near DeKalb, died very suddenly.  The following are the particulars:  She rose in the morning about six o'clock, and was building fire in the stove, when she fell dead to the floor.  Her husband hearing the noise, went to her assistance, but could render no aid.  Aged about 52 years.  [Shelby Independent News:  26 February 1874, Vol. 6, No. 18]

Robinson, Belva Clara -- Belva Clara Robinson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. T.O. Robinson, died on Thursday the 25th. inst., at the age of 10 years and 8 days.  Funeral services were conducted on Friday afternoon at the Four Corner's church by the Rev. C.W. Caldwell.  Interment in the cemetery near the church.  --  [BELLVILLE INDEPENDENT:  25 October 1894, Vol. 7, No. 24]

Robinson, Berton -- d. 2/21/1872 at Monroe Twp.;  1y, 9m, 8d;  single;  b. Richland Co.;  white;  inflammation of bowels;  res.  Monroe Township  [Richland County Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Robinson, Charles F. -- Chas. F. Robinson died Thursday afternoon of consumption at the residence of his father at Lucas where he his remains were interred Saturday.  He was an employee of this office some months ago.  [Mansfield Herald:  19 June 1890, Vol. 40, No. 31]

Robinson, Clyde

Robinson, Clyde -- Lucas.  Word was received here last week of the death of Clyde Robinson, of Shiloh, a son of Deputy Sheriff Wallace Robinson.  The death was very sudden, caused by heart trouble.  [Loudonville (OH) Democrat:  13 June 1895]

Robinson, Dal -- Lucas.  Dal Robinson, son of Mira Robinson, aged 15 years, and who has been very low with a spinal disease for the past five weeks, died on Saturday, March 2nd., and was interred at Pleasant Valley Cemetery on Monday, March 4th.  Rev. Sites conducted the funeral exercises.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  09 March 1889, Vol. LXXI, No. 42]

Robinson, Eliza T. -- bur. 5/1888 at Mansfield Cem., congestion of lungs, 7y, 11m, 23d  [Mansfield Herald:  31 January 1889]  *may read 28 days.

Robinson, Elizabeth -- Bellville.  Mrs. Elizabeth Robinson died Tuesday and was buried Wednesday at the Robinson Cemetery, on the Tarres Farm.  The funeral services were conducted by the Rev. Martin.  --  [Bellville Star:  18 May 1882, Vol. 5, No. 33]

Robinson, Emery -- Emery Robinson, a well known blacksmith residing three miles southeast of Lucas, died yesterday at his home following a short illness. Mr. Robinson was born and lived the entire life in Monroe township, was always interested in the affairs of his fellow men both socially and politically. He was a member of the Valley Lutheran church, and also a member of Rock castle No. 30, K. Of O. E., and Monroe lodge Nor. 224, I. O. O. F. of Lucas. He was 49 years of age and is survived by his wife, and a brother, Clement Robinson, of this city. Funeral services will be held Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the Lucas Lutheran church, conducted by the Rev. Mr. Bright, assisted by the Rev. Mr. Nicholson. Interment will be in the I. O. O. F. cemetery at Lucas. Submitted by Jean and Faye. [THE MANSFIELD NEWS, Thursday, April 12, 1917]

Robinson, Etty -- d. 6/1885, bronchitis;  4y;  bur. Mansfield Cemetery  [Mansfield Herald:  07 January 1886]

Robinson, F.M. -- Saturday.  F.M. Robinson, aged 80 years, vice-president of the First National bank of Plymouth, and well known in this city, died at that place yesterday.  Mrs. Robinson is also lying at the point of death.  [Richland Shield & Banner:  20 February 1892]

Robinson, Grace - Mrs. Grace Robison, 61, of 4891/2 Glessner Ave., died early today in Mansfield General Hospital following an extended illness.  She was born Sept. 3, 1912, in Morrow County and had lived here most of her life.  Surviving is one brother, Roma A. McCracken of 213 Rhein Ave.  Services will be held in the Wappner Funeral Home Thursday at 1 p.m. conducted by the Rev. Carl Cunfer, pastor of St. Mark's Lutheran Church. Burial will be in the Shauck Cemetery at Johnsville. Friends may call at the funeral home Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.  Submitted by Linda and Shirley. Typed by Georgia. [Mansfield News Journal - August 8, 1974]

Robinson, Harry -- Harry, the seven-months-old son of Deputy Sheriff W.W. Robinson and wife died early this morning after a short illness.  The funeral will be held from the residence, 30 South Adams Street, tomorrow afternoon at 2 o'clock, conducted by Dr. H.L. Wiles.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  18 November 1893, Vol. LXXVI, No. 26]

Robinson, Hazel -- Wednesday.  Hazel, the infant daughter of Mr. & Mrs. J.C. Robinson, died at Leesdale, Pa., today.  The remains will be brought to this city (Mansfield) and the funeral will take place Thursday from the residence of Mr. G.W. Bristow, 77 North Bowman Street, Rev. H.L. wiles officiating.  [Richland Shield & Banner:  24 September 1892]

Robinson, Henderson E. -- DIED -- On the 17th. inst., at the residence of his step-father, S.H. Anderson, of Shelby, Ohio, after a protracted illness, HENDERSON E. ROBINSON, in the twenty-seventh year of his age.  The deceased was born in Searsmon, Maine, November 4th., 1844.  Previous to his coming among us, a few months ago, he resided in Boston, Mass.  During his long sickness, he met his trials with patience and firmness.  To him, the ties of earthly friendship were strong, but the Reaper marked him as one ripening for his sickle.  Of a retiring disposition, yet in that retirement he found a Savior, on whom, as he said "I can rest alone for salvation".  God does not measure life as we do, by years, months and days, or this life would seem to have been cut off in its freshness.  To Him, every life is completed at the appointed time.    The bereaved widow has God's special promise.  The stricken mother, and other friends have the consolations of the gospel.  "If a man believe in me, though he were dead, yet shall he live again."  [Shelby Independent News:  23 March 1871, Vol. 3, No. 21]

Robinson, Henderson E. -- d. 3/17/1871 at Shelby, consumption;  28y, 4m;  grocery business;  res. Sharon Twp. [Richland Co. Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Robinson, James -- d. 7/7/1871 at Monroe Twp.;  widowed;  81y, 1d;  b. Westmoreland Co., PA;  farmer;  cause = bowel problems;  white;  res.  Monroe Township  [Richland County Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Robinson, Jane -- Jane Robinson, widow of Wm. Robinson, soldier in the late war of the Rebellion, died at her residence two miles southeast of Mansfield, Tuesday evening, aged about sixty-seven years.  The funeral will take place to-day.  --  [Mansfield Herald:  11 June 1885, Vol. 35, No. 30]

Robinson, John -- bur. 4/1888 at Mansfield Cem., asthma;  61y  [Mansfield Herald:  31 January 1889]

Robinson, John -- Died, on  Tuesday, Jan. 31st., John Robinson, aged 84 years.  The funeral services took place on Thursday conducted by Rev. John Kelly.  The remains were interred in the family burying ground.  --  [Bellville Star:  09 February 1888, Vol. 11, No. 20]

Robinson, Lizzie (Hackett) -- Lucas.  After an illness of only a few days, Mrs. Smith Robinson died last Saturday evening.  A husband and two small children are thus bereft of the blessing of a wife and mother.  Her maiden name was Lizzie Hackett and she was united in marriage to Mr. Robinson about three years ago.  Mr. & Mrs. Robinson had a great many friends and they today are sad at heart because of the sad occurrence.   [Semi-Weekly News:  22 June 1897, Vol. 13, No. 50]  Lucas.  John Hackett and wife, of Mansfield, were called here Saturday evening and arrived in time to see their daughter, Mrs. Robinson, die.   [Semi-Weekly News:  22 June 1897, Vol. 13, No. 50]

Robinson, Lucy A. (Blanford) -- BUTLER -- Mrs. Albin Robinson, nee Lucy A. Blanford, a former resident of near Forest Hall, died at her home at Sidney, Montana, May 1.  She is the last one of the Blanford family.  Mrs. Robinson is survived by two daughters and two sons.  [Richland County Leader:  25 May 1922, Vol. 3, No. 24]

Robinson, Maria -- Bellville.  Maria, relict of Wm. Robinson, died at her home on Huron Street, on Tuesday, Nov. 29th., after an illness of a little over one week.  Mrs. Robinson was in her 76th. year.  The funeral took place at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday from the Presbyterian church.  Services conducted by Rev. W.W. Anderson of Loudonville, assisted by Rev. C.W. Caldwell.  [Richland Shield & Banner:  10 December 1892]

Robinson, Mary -- bur. 2/6/1874 at Mansfield Cem.;  5m;  res. Mansfield  [Richland Shield & Banner:  09 January 1875]

Robinson, Mary -- Mrs. Mary Robinson, aged 62 years, died very suddenly Wednesday morning at one o’clock of heart trouble at the home of her brother-in-law, Charles Spetka, 351 Bowman street. She is survived by her husband, Emanuel Robinson. The funeral will be held Friday afternoon at two o’clock. Burial private. Submitted by klynn. [Mansfield News: September 24, 1913, pg 3]

Robinson, Mrs. William -- Saturday.  Mrs. Wm. Robinson, aged about 45 died at her residence, four miles northwest of the city, this forenoon.  The funeral arrangements have not yet been made.  [Richland Shield & Banner:  27 February 1892]

Robinson, Myrtle Hazel -- d. 1/22/1995;  mem. St. John's U.C.  [St. John's U.C.C. 1995 Annual Congregational Record, p. 14]

Robinson, Nancy -- d. 9/29/1871 at Jefferson Twp.;  59y, 4m, 24d;  single;  b. Mercer Co., PA;  d/o John & Margaret (Nelson) Robinson;  white;  cause of death = cancer;  res.  Jefferson Township  [Richland County Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Robinson, Sarah -- Died, At Bellville, on the 3d. inst., Miss Sarah Robinson, late of New York.  Her remains were interred the next day at Mt. Vernon (Ohio).  [Mansfield Gazette:  08 March 1827]

Robinson, Sarah -- The funeral services of Mrs. Sarah Robinson, who died Monday at Wyoming, O., took place Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the home of L.J. Bonar, on Park Avenue West, and were conducted by the Rev. Dr. E.B. Fairfield of the Congregational Church and the Rev. Dr. Taylor, of Wyoming.  The Rev. Dr. D.J. Meese also assisted in the services.  The pall bearers were Henry C. Hedges, Gen. Brinkerhoff, Joseph Black, W.H. Rebuck, S.R. Leiter and M.B. Bushnell.  Those from out of the city who attended the funeral were Mrs. Ella Vance and daughter, Nellie, of Wyoming;  Mr. and Mrs. James Vance, of New York, and the Rev. Dr. Taylor, of Wyoming.  They left for their homes today.  --  [Mansfield Semi-Weekly News:  16 December 1898, Vol. 14, No. 103]

Robinson, Sarah -- Mrs. Sarah Robinson, a former resident of Mansfield, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Ella R. Vance, in Wyoming, O. on Monday, Dec. 12.  The deceased was the widow of Thomas J. Robinson, who for many years was one of Mansfield's leading business men, and county treasurer for two terms.  Funeral services at the home of L.J. Boanr, on Park Avenue West, Wednesday afternoon, Dec. 14, at 2 o'clock, conducted by the Rev. Mr. Taylor, of Wyoming, and the Rev. Dr. Fairfield, of the Congregational Church.  Friends of the family invited.  --  [Mansfield Semi-Weekly News:  16 December 1898, Vol. 14, No. 103]

Robinson, Sarah Jane (McBride) — Died, at Lucas, Ohio, June 2d., 1873, Mrs. Sarah Jane Robinson, in the 23d. Year of her age. She leaves a husband, two children, a mother, three sisters and two brothers to mourn her loss. She was a daughter of Archibald and Ann McBride. [Richland Shield & Banner: 21 June 1873]

Robinson, Susan -- DIED -- In Lexington, Richland County, Ohio, June 26th., 1872, Mrs. SUSAN ROBINSON, aged about 45 years. – [BELLVILLE DOLLAR WEEKLY:  12 July 1872, Vol. 1, No. 20]

Robinson, Uriah -- Wednesday.  Uriah Robinson, aged 59 years, of Monroe Township, died at 11 a.m. today, of consumption.  He was a Democrat, a good citizen and well known.  He leaves a wife and family.  The funeral will probably be held Friday.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  31 January 1891, Vol. LXXIII, No. 37]

Robinson, Uriah -- Thursday.  The funeral of Uriah Robinson will take place tomorrow morning at 11 o'clock.  The interment will take place at Pleasant Valley Cemetery, east of the city.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  31 January 1891, Vol. LXXIII, No. 37]

Robinson, William -- d. 1/1885, diphtheria;  5y, 2m, 9d;  bur. Mansfield Cem.  [Mansfield Herald:  07 January 1886]

Robinson, William

Robinson, William R. -- 80Y;  d. 4/24/1955 at Paul Lantz home;  b. 11/6/1874 near Mansfield;  h/o Edna Boals;  bur. Mansfield Cem.  [MNJ 4/25/1955]

Robison, ----

Robison, Bertha -- d. 6/1885, measels;  14y;  bur. Mansfield Cemetery  [Mansfield Herald:  07 January 1886]

Robison, George T. -- City Solicitor T.R. Robison received a telephone message at an early hour Friday morning that his father, George W. Robison, who resides at Lafayette, was ill.  A few minutes later word came that he was dead.  Mr. Robison is one of the substantial men of Butler Township.  He is more than 70 years of age and death is supposed to have been the result of heart trouble.  The deceased leaves a wife and one son.  --  [Semi-Weekly News (Mansfield):  14 June 1898, Vol. 14, No. 50]

Robison, James -- Saturday.  James Robison, brother of B.S. Robison, of this city, died at Galion yestrday afternoon at 2 o'clock.  The interment will take place at Galion tomorrow at 2 o'clock.  The deceased was well known and had many friends here.  [Richland Shield & Banner:  28 January 1893]

Robison, Jefferson

Robison, Lizzie -- LUCAS.  Grim death paid his respects to our village this week, taking two of our citizens, Mrs. Lizzie Robison on Saturday evening with pluro pneumonia.  Her funeral was Monday at 2 o’clock from the Congregational church.  The other was Mrs. John Smith, who died from general debility, having been sick for a number of years.  Her funeral was Wednesday at 10 o’clock from the Lutheran church.  [Loudonville (OH) Democrat:  24 June 1897]

Robison, Mary -- Mrs. Mary Robison, formerly of Crestline, who has for five years past been making her home with her daughter, Mrs. Stine of Washington avenue, this city, departed this life on Sabbath evening, March 20th.  Her funeral took place from the residence of her son-in-law, Mr. John F. Stine of No. 16 Washington Avenue on Wednesday, March 24th., at 9:45 city time, from which place the funeral procession departed for the Pittsburg, Ft. Wayne and Chicago depot in time for the 10:40 train going east.  Her remains will be laid away in the cemetery at Loudonville, her old home, where she was known as Mrs. William Carnahan.  [Mansfield Herald:  25 March 1886]

Robson, Dollie A. (Norris)

Rockhold, Donald E. -- Mansfield - Donald E. Rockhold, 65, retired owner of the Neese-Rockhold Insurance Agency, died early Saturday morning at his home, 1061 Devonwood Road, after a long illness.  Born in Miamisburg, Ohio, Oct. 2, 1918, he was a resident of Mansfield for 20 years.  He served in the U.S. Coast Guard during World War II.  Mr. Rockhold was a member of the First United Methodist Church, Masonic Venus Lodge 152, Baku Grotto and Evening Lions Club.  Surviving are his wife, Betty L.; three daughters, Pamela Sue Maxey, Robin D. Taylor and Patricia Schroeder, all of Mansfield; a son, Randy Ernest Rockhold of Mansfield; a sister, Martha Jean Clark of Centerville, Ohio; and eight grandchildren.  Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday in Finefrock Funeral Home by his pastor, the Rev. Robert Baker.  Friends may call Monday at the funeral home from 7 to 9 p.m.  Memorial contributions may be made to the Lung Society.  Submitted by Linda & Shirley.  (Mansfield News Journal: Sunday, 22 January, 1984. 4A)

Rocks, ---- -- Wednesday.  The nine-months-old child of Mr. & Mrs. James Rocks died this morning at the residence, 266 N. Main St.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  20 October 1894, Vol. LXXVII, No. 23]

Rockwell, Fred -- SHELBY – August 6 – A telegram from Santa Fe, New Mexico, announces the death of Fred Rockwell, a prominent young man of this place.  Rockwell left about two months ago, with five other young men from this place to engage in the mining business near the above city.   Submitted by Joanna.  [Ohio Liberal:  08 August 1883]

Rockwell, Fred -- Fred. Rockwell of Shelby has died in New Mexico.  He went there two months ago.  --  [Bellville Star:  09 August 1883, Vol. 6, No. 45]

Rockwell, ---- -- SHELBY -- Mrs. Rockwell, wife of Samuel Rockwell, deceased, of this city, and a highly esteemed citizen, died on the 12th. inst., after a lingering illness, and was interred on the 17th. -- [THE MANSFIELD HERALD: 21 February 1884, Vol. 34, No. 14]

Rockwell, ---- -- DIED -- At Shelby, Feb. 15th., Mrs. Samuel Rockwell. -- [THE MANSFIELD HERALD: 21 February 1884, Vol. 34, No. 14]

Rockwood, ---- -- Died, Oct. 11, infant daughter of Mr. & Mrs. S.W. Rockwood, of Spring Grove addition, aged 7 weeks and 1 day.  Funeral Tuesday, Oct. 13, at 2 p.m.  [Semi-Weekly News:  13 October 1896, Vol. 12, No. 83]

Rockwood, Gertrude -- Died, Oct. 16, Gertrude, infant daughter of Mr. & Mrs. S.W. Rockwood, of Springgrove addition, aged 7 weeks and 5 days.  Funeral Sunday, Oct. 18 at 2 o'clock.   [Semi-Weekly News:  20 October 1896, Vol. 12, No. 85]

Rodabaugh, Burtie Webster -- DIED -- On Thursday evening September 6th., 1870, BURTIE WEBSTER, infant son of Mr. Daniel Rodabaugh and Sidney Rodabaugh, aged 22 months.  The funeral took place on Saturday last at the Rex Church, very largely attended by relatives and friends of the parents.  Services were conducted by Rev. J.F. Shearer.  [Shelby Independent News:  13 October 1870, Vol. 2, No. 50]

Rodacher, ---- -- Mr. Rodacher, the father of Mrs. A.J. Heineman, died in New York City, Thursday noon.  Mrs. Heineman was at the death bed of her father.  [Mansfield Herald:  09 December 1886]

Rodecker, John -- Lexington.  John Rodecker, of Mansfield, a former resident of Washington Township, was buried at Lexington cemetery on Wednesday, having died from la grippe.  [Richland Shield & Banner:  30 January 1892]

Rodgers, John -- bur. 11/26/1874 at Mansfield Cem.;  80y;  res. Mansfield  [Richland Shield & Banner:  09 January 1875]

Rodocker, W.A. -- W.A. Rodocker, a former resident of this place, but who lately removed with his family to Mansfield, where he engaged in the saloon business, committed suicide on Monday evening between seven and eight o'clock by cutting his throat from ear to ear with a razor.  The deed was committed in an alley in the rear of Crabs & Co's. Stables.  The motive leading to the commission of the act is only conjectural, but no doubt was largely attributable to mental depression arising from his change of location and failure in the business he had entered into.  The deceased was raised near Lexington and had been engaged in the blacksmith business for a number of years in this place and had been fairly successful, always providing liberally for his family and maintaining the confidence and respect of our citizens.  The criticisms of the daily press in commenting upon the cause leading to the act of self destruction in view of the facts we regard as unnecessarily harsh and not justified from his previous good character and exemplary conduct before his removing to Mansfield.  He leaves a wife and two children to whom our citizens extend their sincerest sympathy in their indeed dark and sad bereavement.  --  [BELLVILLE INDEPENDENT:  01 May 1890, Vol. III, No. 3]  **Another account of this death can be found in the Mansfield Evening News (Vol. 6, No. 46) on page 4 of the paper.  The article is titled "Dead By His Own Hand".  Additional details from this obituary include:  Born:  01 Jan. 1846.  Married for 20 years with a son (aged 17) and a daughter (aged 13).  **Yet another account of this death can be found in the Richland Shield & Banner dated 03 May 1890 (Vol. LXXII, No. 50), entitled "Cut His Throat".

Roe, Collins McKnight -- The funeral of the late Dr. C.M. Roe occurred at 2:30 this afternoon from the residence, 127 Park Avenue West.  Many floral tributes were received from friends.  The funeral was attended by all the dentists in the city, and a large number of friends of the deceased and of the bereft family.  The services were conducted by the Rev. Dr. J.W. Hubbell and the Rev. F.B. Foster.  The following relatives from a distance were present:  Mr. & Mrs. Alex. Sawhill, of Pittsburg, Pa.;  Mr. & Mrs. John Codding, of Findlay;  Mr. & Mrs. Henry Zenner, of Athens, O.;  the Rev. J.C. Roe, of Kenton;  Miss Lorie Roe, of Pittsburg, Pa.;  Dr. & Mrs. Lewis W. Roe, formerly of Pittsburg but now located in Mansfield;  Mr. & Mrs. F.K. Tracy, of Scranton, Pa.  Mrs. Sawhill, Mrs. Codding, Mrs. Zenner and Miss Roe are sisters of the deceased;  the Rev. J.C. Roe and Dr. Lewis W. Roe are brothers of the deceased.  Two brothers, T.S. Roe, of Des Moines, Ia., and J.A. Roe, of Virginia City, Mont., were unable to be present.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  02 February 1895, Vol. LXXVII, No. 38]

Roe, Collins McKnight -- After an illness of over two months Dr. C.M. Roe died at his home, on Park Avenue West, at 11 o'clock this morning.  Dr. Roe was one of the well known men of Mansfield and leaves a host of friends to mourn his untimely death.  Several months ago he was on a visit at Scranton, Pennsylvania, where he was taken ill with stomach trouble, which was the direct cause of his death.  He was removed to his home in this city, where he gradually grew worse until he was relieved of his suffering by the grim reaper.  Collins McKnight Roe was born at Ontario, Feb. 28, 1855.  He was the son of Joseph Roe.  He began the study of dentistry with Dr. Nevius in this city and after graduating at the Ann Arbor Dental College, entered the office as a partner in 1880 and about ten years ago became proprietor of the entire office.  In 1885 Dr. Roe was married to Miss Tracy, daughter of L.J. Tracy.  He leaves a wife and one daughter, aged 9 years, the result of the union.  The funeral will be held Tuesday afternoon at 2 o'clock from his late residence, 127 Park Avenue West.  The Rev. J.W. Hubbell will officiate.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  02 February 1895, Vol. LXXVII, No. 38]

Roe, Elizabeth -- Died, December 14th., 1874, Mrs. Elizabeth Roe, mother of Mr. Joseph Roe, at his residence in Springfield township, this county, aged 91 years, lacking 14 days.  The deceased was born in New Jersey and married Thomas Roe in Orange County, New York, in 1803;  moved to Jefferson County, O., in 1805;  and Vermillion township, then this county, in 1815, and to Springfield township in 1836.  She was for 60 years a consistent member of the Methodist Episcopal Church.  [Richland Shield & Banner:  26 December 1874]

Roe, Mrs. Joseph -- Lexington.  William Bonham, the undertaker, of Lexington, conducted the funeral, July 28, of Mrs. Joseph Roe, who died near Crestline, interment being at Ontario.  [Mansfield News:  31 July 1899]

Roesberry, John C. -- Mr. John Roesberry, a bachelor, aged about 60, died Saturday at his residence, at the junction of South Sugar and South East Diamond Streets, of heart disease.  He was a brother of Mrs. Chris. Stevick of No. 72 South Sugar Street.  He resided with a maiden sister and was possessed of considerable property.  The funeral will probably take place this afternoon.  [Mansfield Herald:  01 April 1886]  *see also:  John C. Roasberry.

Rogers, Almanza -- Rev. Almanza Rogers, a highly respected citizen of this township, died on Monday last.  We wait further information before publishing an obituary notice of his death.  [Shelby Independent News:  06 July 1876, Vol. 8, No. 37]  and [Richland Shield & Banner:  15 July 1876]

Rogers, Almanza -- Died, on July 3d., 1876, at his residence in Sharon Township, Rev. Almanza Rogers, aged 81 years, 11 months and 3 days.  Mr. Rogers was born near Plymouth, Luzerne County, Pa., August 1st., 1795, where he was married and raised a family of ten children, three sons and seven daughters, viz:  Jehial, Philander and Lorenzo.  The daughters now Mrs. Clarinda Blackman, Mrs. Matilda Foster, Mrs. Florilla Sipe, Mrs. Berthia Buckingham, Mrs. Mary Hollabaugh (de'd), Mrs. Hannah McDonald (de'd) and Mrs. Ellen Horner, all living, residing now in this vicinity.  His wife dying, he married again in the east, and removed upon his farm in this vicinity, about thirty-four years ago.  He early in life connected himself with the M.E. Church in the east, and served it in the capacity of a local preacher.  His house was the headquarters of the Methodist in his neighborhood in those early days of the Church in America, and was one of its most earnest and zealous workers.  By industry and economy, he raised his large family in a highly respectable manner, and earned an independence for the evening of his days.  His second wife dying some years ago, he again married, for the third time, a very estimable and intelligent lady of near his own age, with whom he spent the remnant of his days in a retired and happy manner.  His descendants are numerous and highly respected, and upon the last anniversary of his birthday, they were all assembled together at the family mansion, where he addressed them in a truly patriarchal manner, an account of which then appeared in the News.  He died of old age, and came to his grave like a shock of corn fully ripe, and "his works do follow him."  His funeral took place on Wednesday last, on the Old Cemetery Grounds.  Services were conducted by his much esteemed former Pastor, Rev. H.G. DuBois, assisted by Rev. Farrah.  He was always one of our warmest and most esteemed friends, during our whole residence here, and we feel as if we had lost one whose friendly relations with us have never been disturbed.  He was frequently a contributor to the News, under the cognomen of "Square Rule".  Peace of his ashes.  [Shelby Independent News:  13 July 1876, Vol. 8, No. 38]

Rogers, Andrew Thomas -- 73Y;  d. 4/28/1956 at Mansfield Gen. Hosp.;  b. 11/30/1882 at Cleveland; Mansfield resident 1904-1956;  h/o Ann J.;  bur. Mansfield Mem. Park  [MNJ 4/29/1956]

Rogers, Bridget -- Mrs. Bridget Rogers, a widow, formerly of Hartford, Wis., died this morning at 2:30, at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Henry Schomer, 316 East First street, of paralysis.  She was 74 years of age.  [Mansfield News:  30 December 1901, Vol. 17, No. 255]

Rogers, Dan -- SHELBY -- Dan Rogers, a young man aged 28 years, died Sunday evening. Interment at Mansfield today. -- [RICHLAND SHIELD & BANNER: 28 December 1895, Vol. LXXVIII, No. 33]

Rogers, David C. -- Word has been received here by Miss Mettie Rogers of the death of her brother, David S. Rogers, at his home in Lima. Mr. Rogers died suddenly following a heart attack early yesterday. He was a former Mansfield resident and for the past 12 years had operated the Willow Inn near Lima. Surviving, besides the sister, are his wife, Ethel; a brother, Steve of Lima, and several nieces and nephews in Mansfield. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. tomorrow at the Bayliss Funeral Home in Cridersville, with burial at Bucyrus. Submitted by Linda and Shirley. [Mansfield News Journal: 15 March 1955]

Rogers, Elizabeth – The death of Mrs. Daniel Elizabeth Rogers occurred Sunday afternoon at three o’clock at the family home three miles west of Shelby. The deceased was 75 years of age and death was the result of pneumonia. [Mansfield Daily Shield, 18 April 1905, p. 4]

Rogers, Freada -- 51Y;  d. 3/10/1955 at Mansfield Gen. Hosp.;  b. 4/11/1903 at Nashville, OH;  bur. Mansfield Cem.  [MNJ 3/10/1955]

Rogers, Hiram -- d. 4/14/1872 at Plymouth Twp.;  married;  no age listed;  b. Connecticut;  white;  cause = consumption;  res. Plymouth Township  [Richland County Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Rogers, Minta -- Shelby, Feb. 23 -- Never in the history of this city did excitement run so high as it did at 10 o'clock last night when it was learned that two estimable young people living near here were instantly killed by the cars.  Within a few moments after the accident an immense crowd had gathered at the scene of the double fatality to assist in caring for the remains of the unfortunates.  The victims of the accident are Warren Blackman and Miss Minta Rogers, both of whom live about two miles west of Shelby in the neighborhood of "Blackman's Grove", the owner of which is the father of the dead young man.  Mr. Blackman and Miss Rogers had been attending a lecture in the city opera house and at 10 o'clock entered their buggy and started west on Main Street.  Just as the animal and vehicle were on the B.&O. crossing, westbound B.&O. train, No. 47, which does not stop at the depot, crashed into the buggy and killed both occupants and the horse.  The train was stopped and a hurried investigation was made.  Nothing could be done for the young people, as they were killed instantly and very likely never knew what struck them.  Doctors who were summoned found that the back of the young man's head was crushed and Miss Rogers' head was mashed beyond recognition.  Both bodies were considerably bruised, although they were not mangled.  The remains were taken to the undertaking establishment of Sutter & Barkdall, where they were prepared for burial.  The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Sunday from the Shelby Methodist church.  Rev. H. Place will officiate.  Warren Blackman was 19 years of age and was the son of George Blackman, one of the prominent farmers of this township.  The parents of the young man are nearly crazed with grief over his untimely death.  Miss Rogers, who was 21 years of age, was the daughter of Daniel Rogers and wife, and was one of the most popular young ladies of this section.  She leaves a host of friends to mourn her sudden and awful death.  There is no blame attached to the railroad company for the accident, as it is said that due warning was given.  On the other hand the young people had no idea a train was coming, as No. 47 was long past due.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  03 March 1894, Vol. LXXVI, No. 42]

Rogers, Mrs. A.J. -- Mrs. Rogers, wife of A.J. Rogers, of Shelby, died last Tuesday evening of lung fever.  [Richland Shield & Banner:  12 May 1877]

Rogers, Philander -- Shelby.  Philander Rogers, aged 62 years, died at his home, south of town, last Monday.  Mr. Rogers had been a Mason for 40 years.  The funeral services were held at the residence Wednesday afternoon.  Interment in this city.  --  [Semi-Weekly News (Mansfield):  29 April 1898, Vol. 14, No. 37]

Rogers, Samuel -- DIED -- At the residence of his son Abraham Rogers in Huron County, Ohio, on Saturday, October 16th., 1869, Mr. SAMUEL ROGERS, aged about 84 years.  Mr. Rogers was originally from Adams County, Pa., and has resided in this community for about thirty-three years.  His disease was cancer on his hand, with which he suffered terribly for several years past.  His funeral took place at the Rex Church, on Sabbath last.  [Shelby Independent News:  21 October 1869, Vol. 1, No. 50]

Rogers, William -- William Rogers who resides on Spring Mill Street, died of typhoid fever at Shelby Sunday aged 25 years. He leaves a wife and two children. Mr. Rogers was employed in the steel tube works. The funeral will be tomorrow and the remains will be brought here for interment in the Mansfield Cemetery. -- [RICHLAND SHIELD & BANNER: 28 December 1895, Vol. LXXVIII, No. 33]

Rohleder, Mary Belle Jarvis -- EVEN AIRPLANE FAILS TO BEAT DEATH IN RACE -- When T. B. MARSTELLAR, received a telegram Thursday at Cchemawa, Oregon, informing him that his niece, Mrs. Mary Belle Rehleder, was dying at her home in Hayesville, he wired back that he wanted to see his niece before she died and that he would start by airplane within half an hour. Mrs. REHLEDER was dead before her uncle arrived.   The most unusual part of this story is the age of the uncle He is 94 years old. He was expected to travel by airmail ships to Cleveland where he makes his home with a son-in-law part of the time.   Mr. MARSTELLAR goes to the Pacific coast frequently. On one trip he journeyed from San Diego to Alaska, by boat, He lives entirely in the present, taking as much interests in his travels as a young person would. This nonagenarian is also young in appearance, being straight of stature, black hair and wearing clothes that are always well pressed.   Submitted by Marge.  [Mansfield News, Mansfield, Ohio page 11, 27 May 1928]

Rohrer, H.M. -- Thursday.  H.M. Rohrer died this morning at the residence of his son-in-law, Wm. Patterson, on East Second Street.  The deceased was 77 years old and had been sick for a number of years.  [Richland Shield & Banner:  14 November 1891]

Rohrer, Mrs. H.M. -- Monday.  Mrs. H.M. Rohrer, of Franklin Township, died this morning at her home, five miles north of the city.  The funeral will take place on Wednesday.  Services at 10 o'clock at her late residence.  The interment will be in the Mansfield Cemetery.  The deceased was past 77 years of age.  Her husband is also not expected to live.  [Richland Shield & Banner:  17 October 1891]

Roland, Arthur -- Pavonia.  The funeral of Arthur Roland occurred Monday.  Services were conducted by Rev. Samuel Whisler.  His associates presented a beautiful bouquet of flowers.  Interment in the Chestnut Grove cemetery.  The deceased was 27 years old.  He leaves hi father, mother and two sisters.  [Mansfield (OH) Daily Shield: 31 March 1909]

Rollins, E.L.

Roman, Augustus -- TAKEN BY DEATH -- Augustus Roman Dies; Was Native of Rumania -- Augustus Roman, 75, of Crestline avenue, died in the General hospital Tuesday afternoon following an illness of several days. He was a native of Rumania, where he is survived by several relatives. The body was removed to the Jones funeral home. Funeral arrangements have not been completed. Submitted by klynn. [Mansfield News Journal: Wednesday, November 11, 1936, pg 7]

Rondell, Louis Fredrick -- 55Y;  d. 5/22/1956 at University Hosp., Ann Arbor, MI;  b. 6/12/1900 at Cleveland, OH:  Mansfield resident 1921-1956;  h/o Frances R. Frye;  bur. Mansfield Cem.  [MNJ 5/23/1956]

Ronk, Joel

Ronk, Mary A. -- Friday.  Died, on the 24th. inst., in Chicago, Ill., at the residence of her son-in-law, John Zimmerman, Mrs. Mary A. Ronk, relict of Samuel Ronk.  The burial will be in Mansfield;  services at the residence of Levi Zimmerman, No. 131 West Fourth Street, Saturday, Nov. 26th., at 2 o'clock p.m.  Friends are invited to attend.  [Richland Shield & Banner:  03 December 1892]

Roof, Irene M. -- d. 7/8/1995;  mem. St. John's UCC Church  [St. John's U.C.C. 1995 Annual Congregational Record, p. 14]

Roof, Norman J. -- 51Y;  d. 8/7/1954 at home, Mansfield;  died while funeral was going on for his brother-in-law (George Plested, Lorain, OH);  b. 8/5/1903 at Dellroy;  h/o Irene Berlo;  bur. Mansfield Cem.  [Mansfield News Journal:  08 August 1954]

Rooks, Mary Ann Irwin -- Tuesday.  Mrs. Mary Ann Irwin Rooks, born July 21, 1814 at Milford, Pa., died Feb. 29th. at her home on East Fourth Street.  She has lived in Mansfield for over fifty years and was a devoted member of the Methodist church all her life.  Funeral from her late residence, No. 30 East Fourth Street, Wednesday at 3:30 p.m.  [Richland Shield & Banner:  05 March 1892]

Roop, ---- -- d. 1/26/1868 at Mansfield;  1d;  c/o Wm. & Cornelia Roop  [Richland Co. Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Roop, ---- -- d. 2/26/1868 at Mansfield;  1m;  b. Mansfield;  white;  cause:  typhoid lung fever;  res. Mansfield  [Richland Co. Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Roop, Clement -- Wednesday.  Clement Roop, a well known and highly respected young man of Shenandoah, died of typhoid fever last Monday evening.  Interment today at the Rome Presbyterian Cemetery.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  08 December 1894, Vol. LXXVII, No. 30]

Roop, Henry -- Died, on Wednesday evening, 16th. inst., Mr. Henry Roop, merchant, of this town, in the 40th. year of his age.  [Western Sentinel & Richland Co. Weekly Advertiser:  23 November 1831]

Roose, ---- -- d. 10/29/1868 at Mansfield;  stillborn;  b. Mansfield;  c/o Jacob & Sarah Roose;  white;  cause:  stillborn;  res. Mansfield  [Richland County Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Roose, Clyde C. -- 65Y;  d. 5/3/1956 at home, Elyria, OH;  b. 3/20/1891 at Mansfield;  h/o Nettie;  bur. Brookside Cem., Elyria  [MNJ 5/4/1956]

Roost, Willie -- Mansfield, June 5.  The funeral of Willie Roost, the baby boy whose death was caused by the explosion of the powder magazine Tuesday, occurred at 2 o'clock this afternoon.  Besides a number of friends, the employees of the Humphryes Pump company attended in a body.  --  [Mansfield Evening News:  05 June 1890, Vol. 6, No. 78].  *See also:  Painter Farm Powder-House Explosion, 1890.

Roppold, ---- -- The two-year-old daughter of Joseph Roppold, of 247 North Adams Street, died last night of scarlet fever and was buried this afternoon at 3 o'clock.  [Mansfield News:  06 May 1899] 

Rorick, Emiline W. -- Pavonia.  Died, Feb. 20, in Guthrie Center, Ia., Mrs. Emiline W., wife of R.P. Rorick, from an attack of paralysis.  Her former home was near Mansfield, where her numerous friends will be grieved to hear of her death.  They also resided in Muskingum County and moved west six years ago.  --  [Mansfield Evening News:  26 March 1890, Vol. 6, No. 17]

Rorick, George -- Monday.  George Rorick, aged 42 years, died from la grippe at his home, four miles northeast of the city, on the Olivesburg road, yesterday afternoon.  The funeral will take place tomorrow at 10 o'clock.  -- [Richland Shield & Banner:  04 July 1891, Vol. LXXIV, No. 7]

Rose, Andrew -- Mr. Andrew Rose of Cass Township, committed suicide on September 5th. by taking laudanum.  He was aged about 60 years.  He had been in the habit of using a good deal of laudanum to allay his sufferings from catarrh.  He has not always been in his right mind.  After taken [sic.] it, he informed his daughter, but before physicians reached him he had died.  [Shelby Independent News:  19 September 1872, Vol. 4, No. 47]

Rose, Andrew -- We are requested to state by the friends of Mr. Andrew Rose, deceased, that he took an overdose of Hydrate of Chloral, instead of laudanum.  He had been in the habit of using this medicine as an anodyne.  [Shelby Independent News:  03 October 1872, Vol. 4, No. 49]

Rose, Clarence C. -- d. 9/3/1871 at Bloominggrove Twp.;  1y, 1m, 7d;  b. Cass Twp.;  cause of death - unknown;  white;  res. Bloominggrove Township [Richland Co. Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Rose, David

Rose, Erwin -- On Wednesday evening of last week four boys, Lester Uhler, Carrie Lee, Lester Slocum and Erwin Rose;  whose ages range from 12 to 15 years, went into the McBride woods near Shiloh to hunt, and while there began playing with their shot-guns by snapping caps at each other.  All the guns had been discharged except one, but, ignorant of the fact, Lester Uhler picked it up to show the Rose boy "how the snapping of a cap would blow the wind in his face" when the weapon, which was pointed directly at the boy, was discharged, the contents entering his brain.  He died almost instantly.  [Ohio Liberal:  08 September 1881]

Rose, John -- d. 11/15/1869 at Cass Twp.;  age not listed;  b. Cass Twp.;  c/o Hiram & Mary Rose;  white;  no cause of death listed;  res. Cass Twp.  [Richland Co. Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Rose, Margaret -- d. 9/??/1869 at Cass Twp.;  81y, 8m;  b. Sussex Co., NY;  white;  cause:  infirmity;  rec. Cass Twp.  [Richland Co. Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Rose, Mrs. O.B. -- Shiloh.  The funeral service of Mrs. O.B. Ross took place at the M.E. Church and were conducted by her former pastor, the Rev. S.J. McConnel, assisted by the present pastor, the Rev. W.I. Torbet.  A large concourse of neighbors and friends followed the remains to old Salem Cemetery where the body was interred.  She leaves a husband and four children to mourn her loss.  Among those present at the funeral were A.D. Rose, of Dayton;  C. Rose, of Shelby;  Mrs. Fred McCarron, of Fredericktown;  E.B. Rose, of Butler, Ind.;  O.B. Rose, of Piqua;  T.J. Swanger, of Angola, Ind.  [Semi-Weekly News:  16 February 1897, Vol. 13, No. 14]

Rose, Rebecca

Roselip, Walter J.  -- Walter J. Roselip, 61, of 22 1/2 North Diamond St., died Monday evening at Mansfield General Hospital where he was removed a few hours earlier.  He was born June 23, 1897 at Dubuque, Iowa, coming to Mansfield 25 years ago. At the time of his death he was employed as a bartender at the Office Cafe.  Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Ethel Burns Roselip; a brother, Edward of Detroit, Mich.; his step-mother, Anna Roselip; three step-brothers, Donald and Louis Roselip and Father Raymond Roselip, all of Dubuque, Iowa.  Funeral services will be conducted from the Wappner Funeral Home at 1 p.m. Thursday by The Rev. Coburn C. Vandersall, pastor of the Main Street Evangelical U.B. Church. Burial will be in the Mansfield Cemetery.  Friends may call at the funeral home starting Wednesday afternoon.  Submitted by Nancy.  [Mansfield News Journal:  27 January 1959]

Rosen, Mrs. J.R. -- Mrs. J.R. Rosen died at her home on East Second Street, Sunday morning, after an illness of several months.  A short service was held at the home this afternoon.  Interment at Hayesville, Tuesday.  [Semi-Weekly News:  18 May 1897, Vol. 13, No. 40]

Rosen, Sadie -- Miss Sadie Rosen, a young girl, got off the Baltimore & Ohio train at 6:50 o'clock, Monday evening, and after taking a cab at the depot, died of hemorrhage of the lungs before she could be conveyed to her friends.  The sad and unusual occurrence created a good deal of a stir in the north side especially after the remains had been conveyed to Niman's undertaking rooms.  Miss Rosen is the daughter of Joseph Rosen, who is employed by Rusk Bros.  Rosen boards at Ryland's on East Second Street.  The family formerly resided near Hayesville.  The girl's mother died of consumption about one year ago and after the family had removed to this city.  The daughter, Sadie, is 16 years of age, and has been afflicted with consumption for some time.  It was known that the girl's death was only a matter of a short time.  About six weeks ago she went to North Baltimore to visit an uncle and his family.  During the time she was at North Baltimore, she was under the care of a physician.  A few days ago she expressed herself to the effect that she had not long to live and that she would like to get back to Mansfield before the end came.  She was not able to travel alone and accordingly yesterday afternoon Miss Rosen's cousin, J.A. Jeffers, of North Baltimore, brought her home.  Upon leaving the train at the B.&O. depot the girl was placed in a cab, but before it started away from the depot the hemorrhage began.  She was quickly taken to Dr. Stevens' office near by, but died within five minutes.  The remains were taken to Niman's undertaking rooms in the cab.  It required some time to locate the father of the dead girl, but he was found about 8 o'clock.  The girl has a sister named Miss Libbie Rosen.  Sadie Rosen at one time was employed at Hautzenroeder & Homberger's factory.  As the father and daughters had been boarding and had no place to take the remains they were allowed to remain at Niman's.  Coroner Baughman viewed the remains of the dead girl, but decided the cause of death was evident and there was no need of an inquest.  The remains were taken to Hayesville this afternoon for burial.  --  [Semi-Weekly News (Mansfield):  18 February 1898, Vol. 14, No. 14]

Rosenbaum, Hermine -- Hermine Rosenbaum, little daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Charles Rosenbaum, died at 4 o'clock this morning at the home of her parents, 154 South Main street.  The cause of death was intermittent fever, with which the child had been ill for several weeks.  She was aged 6 years and 10 months.  Funeral services at her late home, Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock.  [Mansfield News:  09 September 1901, Vol. 17, No. 161]

Rosenberg, Myer. W. -- Mansfield. Myer W. Rosenberg, age 90, father of Mrs. Leonard B. Hurwitz, 614 Brae Burn, died at Mansfield General Hospital late Monday night following an illness of several weeks. Mr. Rosenberg lived in Minneapolis, MN for 68 years before coming to Mansfield in 1961, following the death of his wife, Celia Glantz Rosenberg. Mr. Rosenberg was born in Lithuania on July 20, 1877, and came to the United States in 1893. He was the designer and inventor of numerous items and the holder of a U.S. patent in the builders' hardware field. He was head of the hardware department of the Minneapolis Board of Education. In addition to Mrs. Hurwitz, he is survived by three grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Funeral services will be held at the Beth El Synagogue in Minneapolis on Wednesday afternoon, and burial will be made in the Adath Yeshuruv Cemetery. Local arrangements are in charge of the Jones Memorial. In Minneapolis they will be in charge of the North Chapel of Hedroff Funeral Home, Plymouth St. Submitted by Linda and Shirley. Typed by Beth Moore. (Mansfield News Journal 13 Feb. 1968 p. 5)

Ross, ---- -- d. 5/9/1871 at Jefferson Twp., lung disease;  no age listed;  b. Ohio;  c/o Jno. & E.G. Ross;  res. Jefferson Twp. [Richland Co. Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Ross, Amanda -- Mrs. Amanda Ross, widow of the late James Ross, died this morning at _:30 at her home, 26, Lamberton avenue, following a year's illness with dropsy. She was 77 years old. Mrs. Ross is survived by two sons, Sherman, of Lima, and Ira, of Toledo, one daughter, Miss Carrie Ross, of this city, one brother, Irvin Hughes of Newville, and three grandchildren. The funeral will be conducted by the Rev. S. P. Long, Friday at 2:30 at the home. Burial in the Mansfield cemetery. Submitted by Jean and Faye. [Mansfield News: 08 May 1918]

Ross, Ann -- Miss Ann Ross died Friday evening from disease due to advanced age, she being past the age of 86 years. Two sisters, Mrs. E. H. France of Mansfield, and Mrs. R. B. Burger of Lucas, are the only surviving members of her family. The funeral services were held at her late home Sunday afternoon, conducted by the Rev. G. Z. Cochel. Interment in Mt. Zion cemetery. Those in attendance from a distance were: Mr. and Mrs. Nat France of Bloomville, Mrs. Clara Cool of Springfield, Mr. and Mrs. N. M. Wolfe, Mrs. and Mrs. Sherman Ross, Ira Ross, Miss Carrie Ross, Mrs. Ira France and daughter Martha, Mr. and Mrs. D. Burger and Miss Cora Swigart of Mansfield.  Submitted by Jean and Faye.  [The Mansfield News: January 18, 1911, p. 8]

Ross, Anna -- Sister Died.-Miss Anna Ross, a sister of Mrs. E. H. France, of West Second Street, died at her home in Lucas on Friday evening at the advanced age of 86 years. The funeral services were held from her late home on Sunday afternoon conducted by Rev. C. Z. Cochel, and the interment was made in Mr. Zion cemetery. Miss Ross was well known in this section, and has many Mansfield friends who will learn with regret of her death. Submitter's Note: The full name of Anna Ross is Mary Ann Ross. Submitted by Faye. [Mansfield News: 16 January 1911, p. 10, col. 2]

Ross, Blanche -- Monday.  Blanche Ross, aged 16, daughter of James Ross, of Lucas, died at 11 o'clock this forenoon.  The funeral will be held tomorrow afternoon.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  02 September 1893, Vol. LXXVI, No. 15]

Ross, Calvin Foster

Ross, Carrie -- Independence.  Miss Carrie Ross, who died of consumption at the residence of her brother, Wm. Ross, near Bellville, on Monday, was buried at Bunker Hill, Wednesday forenoon.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  07 September 1889, Vol. LXXII, No. 16]

Ross, Elizabeth -- Wednesday.  Mrs. Elizabeth Ross, aged 89 years, mother of Levi Ross, living three miles east of the city, died Tuesday afternoon at 5 o'clock.  The funeral will take place Thursday morning at 10 o'clock and the interment will be made in the Emanuel Church Cemetery, Rev. H.L. Wiles officiating.  [Richland Shield & Banner:  16 May 1891, Vol. LXXIII, No. 52]

Ross, Ira Frances -- GREENWICH - Ira F. Ross, 65, of near Greenwich, died yesterday at his home following a brief illness.  He is survived by his widow, Margaret, a sister Carrie Ross, of Mansfield, and a brother Sherman Ross, of Mansfield.  Funeral services will be held at the Greenwich funeral home Saturday at 2:30 p.m. Burial will be in Mansfield cemetery.  Submitted by tsldh.  [Mansfield News Journal:  25 July 1941, Section 2, Page 11]

Ross, James -- DEATH'S CALL CAME SUDDENLY TO JAMES ROSS, RAILWAY MAIL CLERK FOR THIRTY YEARS -- HEAT TROUBLE CAUSED HIS DEMISE -- For Thirty Years a Resident of Lucas, Where He was Born, He Came to Mansfield -- Twelve Years Ago Where He Has Since Resided and Where He died Friday Morning -- James Ross, who has been a railway mail clerk on the Pennsylvania for the past thirty years, died very suddenly at his home, 26 Lamberton street, Friday morning. Mr. Ross, who was about 72 years of age, left the house about 7 o'clock to feed the chickens. His continued absence caused Mrs. Ross to become worried and after about three-quarters of an hour she went out to see what was detaining him. She called, but received no reply, and upon entering the chicken yard she saw Mr. Ross seated upon the ground with his head thrown back against the gate. Even then she did not realize that he was dead and asked him what was the matter. When she received no reply she went to him and saw that life was extinct. Neighbors assisted in getting the body to the house and coroner Goodman, who was summoned, conducted an inquest. Death was caused by heart trouble, from which Mr. Ross had been a sufferer for a number of years. When he arose Friday morning he complained of not having slept as well as usual, but attributed this to the fact that he had eaten a piece of mince pie before retiring. Otherwise he seemed to feel as well as usual and his death came entirely unexpected. He was born in Lucas March 16, 1835, and resided there until about 12 years ago when he came to Mansfield, where he has since lived. For a time he was engaged in the dry goods business in Lucas, but later secured a position as railway mail clerk and has been running between this city and Toledo for about thirty years. At the age of about 19 years he was in a runaway which resulted in the fracture of his right foot in such a way that the foot finally had to be amputated above the ankle. In 1861 he was united in marriage with Amanda j. Hughes, of Newville, who, with three of the seven children born to them, survives. The children are Sherman and Miss Carrie Ross, of this city, and Ira Ross, of Toledo. He is also survived by three sisters, Mrs. E. H. France, of this city, and Mrs. B. R. Berger and Miss Ann Ross, of Lucas. Submitted by Jean and Faye. [MANSFIELD NEWS: 08 February 1907, p. 6]

Ross, Jane -- d. 8/7/1869 at Weller Twp.;  66y;  b. Pennsylvania;  white;  cause:  pneumonia;  res. Weller Twp.  [Richland Co. Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Ross, Jesse -- d. 8/20/1871 at Monroe Twp.;  single;  8y, 5d;  b. Monroe Twp.;  cause of death - carbon oil explosion;  res.  Monroe Township  [Richland County Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Ross, John O. – (Madison Twp.) John Otis Ross, 79, of 62 Bushnell St., died yesterday at Mansfield General Hospital after a short illness.  Mr. Ross lived in Mansfield the past 48 years and was a retired employee of the Empire Reeves Steel Division Cyclops Corp. He was a member of the Mitchell Chapel AME Church and the Masonic Lodge Pride of Ohio, F and AM.  Survivors are his wife, Mrs. Mabel Ross; two daughters, Mrs. Elsie Avery of Mansfield and Mrs. Dennis Morris of Fort Wayne, Ind.; two sons, Clarence Ross of Mansfield and James Ross of Oakland, Calif. and 15 grandchildren.  Services will be held Thursday at 1:30 p.m. at the Mitchell Chapel AME Church with Rev. C.S. Hinton officiating. Burial will be at Mansfield Cemetery. Friends may call at the William M. Jones Funeral Home beginning tomorrow noon. Submitted by Linda & Shirley. Transcribed by K. Stentzel. [Mansfield News Journal: 8 April 1969, p. 9]

Ross, John Sherman -- 92Y;  d. 5/17/1956 at Mary Day Nursing Home, Massillon, OH;  b. 7/25/1863 at Lucas;  bur. Mansfield Cem.  [MNJ 5/18/1956]

Ross, Lester -- 66Y;  d. 12/28/1956 at Lima, OH;  former Mansfield resident  [MNJ 12/29/1956]

Ross, Margaret -- d. 2/11/1871 at Richland Co., erysipelas;  4m, 2d;  b. Franklin Twp.;  res. Butler Twp. [Richland Co. Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Ross, Mary Delnora Adams

Ross, Mary Jane -- The remains of Mrs. Mary Jane Ross, who died at the home of her son, Chas. Ross, near Tiro, Monday, were brought to Plymouth Wednesday afternoon, and interred in Greenlawn Cemetery.  --  [Plymouth Advertiser:  18 April 1914, Vol. 61, No. 22]

Ross, Mary M.J.

Ross, Mary M.J. -- Miss Mary M.J. Ross died at the home of J.W. Kinton, Worthington Township, on the 4th. inst., and was buried at Bunker Hill the 5th. inst., Rev. W.W. Anderson holding the funeral service.  She was born in that vicinity, the daughter of Thos. A. and Ann Ross.  Just in the bloom of youth, with many warm friends and bright hopes, consumption marked her as a sacrifice, and after months of suffering she gave up her earthly life at the age of 18 years, 11 months and 9 days.  She professed religion four years ago in the Albrecht Church, and was baptized a short time before she crossed the river.  Just as the spring buds and flowers were opening she blossomed into the fragrance of heaven.  Six of her young lady friends bore her remains gently to their last resting place.  --  [Bellville Star:  08 May 1884, Vol. 7, No. 32]

Ross, Mary M.J. -- Independence.  Died, Sunday, at the residence of Wm. Kinton, Miss Jane Ross, of consumption.  She was buried at Bunker Hill the day following.  --  [Bellville Star:  08 May 1884, Vol. 7, No. 32]

Ross, Mrs. Levi -- Mrs. Levi Ross, aged 70 years, died at the home of her husband, 3˝ miles southeast of the city yesterday morning.  The deceased leaves a husband and family of grown up children.  The funeral will take place from the family residence tomorrow morning at 10 o'clock.  Interment in Emanuel Cemetery.  [Richland Shield & Banner:  11 March 1893]

Ross, Mrs. Levi -- Mrs. Levi Ross died at her home, two and a half miles east of the city, on the 5th. day of March.  She was born in the year 1829, on the 18th. day of June and united with the Lutheran church at the age of 17 years and has ever since lived a Christian life.  She leaves a husband and ten children to mourn her death and also four brothers and twenty-two grandchildren.  Her illness was but a short time.  The deceased was 64 years, 9 months and 13 days old.  The remains were laid to rest in the Emanuel Cemetery, on the 7th. day of March.  <<poetry omitted>>  [Richland Shield & Banner:  08 April 1893]

Ross, Oliver -- Thursday.  Oliver Ross, aged about 40 years, died at his residence, corner of East Second and Foster streets, last night, of la grippe.  The arrangements for the funeral have not yet been made.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  18 April 1891, Vol. LXXIII, No. 48]

Ross, Tom -- Independence.  Tom Ross died Saturday and was buried at Bunker Hill on Monday.  His funeral was conducted by Rev. Henry Keller.  --  [Bellville Star:  28 April 1887, Vol. 10, No. 31]

Rossel, ---- -- bur. 1/1886 at Mansfield Cem., still born  [Mansfield Herald:  08 April 1886]

Rosser, James W. - Mansfield - James W. Rosser, 83, of 1908 Tanglewood Drive died Tuesday afternoon at Mansfield General Hospital after a short illness.  Mr. Rosser was born March 13, 1911, in Niles to Oliver and Agnes Rosser, both now deceased. he lived in the Mansfield area most of his life and retired from Westinghouse.  He was a past member of Linden Road United Presbyterian Church and the Westinghouse Retirement Club.  Mr. Rosser is survived by a daughter, Shirley Yosick of Bryan; two sons, Ron Rosser of Mount Vernon and Bob Rosser of Mansfield; nine grandchildren; two great-granddaughters; a brother, Harry Rosser of Little Rock, Ark.; and several nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Edith Rosser; a daughter, Dorothy; and a son, James Rosser Jr.  Calling hours will be Friday at noon at the Ontario Home of Wappner Funeral Directors, where funeral services will held Friday at 1 p.m. by the Rev. Cloyd Kress. Burial will be in Colonial Memorial Gardens. Submitted by Linda and Shirley. Typed by Georgia. [Mansfield News Journal - May 12, 1999 - page 8A]

Roth, ---- -- bur. 1/19/1874 at Mansfield Cem.;  infant;  res. Mansfield  [Richland Shield & Banner:  09 January 1875]

Roth, George F. – Mansfield. Funeral services for George F. Roth, 54, of 1140 Monterey Dr., who was dead on arrival at the Mansfield General Hospital Saturday morning, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Wappner Funeral Home. In charge of his pastor, the Rev. William C. Newman. Burial will be in the Mansfield Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home starting this evening and on Monday afternoon and evening. Submitted by Linda & Shirley. Typed by Susie. [Newspaper not identified: 7 March 1971 Pg. 12].

Roth, George R. – Mansfield. George R. Roth, 54, of 1140 Monterey Dr. was dead on arrival at Mansfield General Hospital this morning after becoming ill at home shortly before. He was born July 11, 1916 in Mansfield. Mr. Roth was a retired U.S. Army lieutenant colonel of the 82nd Airborne Division, with 24 years of service. He was a veteran of World War II and the Korean War, retiring in May 1961. Since his retirement he had been employed at the Hartman Electric Co. He was a member of the First Christian Church, Venus Lodge 152, and AM and the Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite, Valley of Columbus. Surviving are his wife, Betty June Martin Roth; two brothers, Robert Roth, Mansfield city solicitor, and Albert Roth, also of Mansfield; one sister, Mrs. Dennis (Ann) Weese, of Tallmadge, O. The body is at the Wappner Funeral Home where funeral arrangements are incomplete. Submitted by Linda & Shirley. Typed by Susie. [Newspaper not identified: 6 March 1971 Pg. 5]

Rothlisberger, Urich -- Thursday.  Urich Rothlisberger, aged 50 years, died at his home, three miles west of the city, yesterday afternoon of la grippe.  The interment will take place at Marlow Cemetery tomorrow at 10 o'clock.  [Richland Shield & Banner:  27 February 1892]

Rothrack, Clarence -- Plymouth, Aug. 5.  This morning a jolly picnic party from Ontario passed through town on their way to Seaton's park.  About 1 o'clock in the afternoon, wile some of he boys were in bathing, one of their number, Clarence Rothrack, aged 16, was seized with cramps and cried for help.  One of the boys who was near him went to his assistance and met with the usual treatment at the hands of the drowning boy -- being seized with a death grip and only by sheer force did he free himself after being drawn under the water twice.  No other help being at hand the poor boy sank from sight and measures were at once taken to find the body;  which was raised about a half hour later.  The unfortunate lad's parents reside at Ontario, this county.  It seems that they are not at home at present being on a visit with friends near Alta.  The sad news was telephoned to Ontario and about 6 o'clock the body was taken in Smith's wagonette.  The sad accident is greatly deplored by Mr. Seaton and it is the first case of drowning since the park as been open to the public.  [Mansfield News:  06 August 1899]

Rothrack, Clarence -- Ontario.  Our village was thrown into a state of sadness on Saturday evening by the receipt of a telephone message from Plymouth announcing the drowning of Clarence Rothtrock, one of a party of young people who had gone to a resort, near Plymouth.  The party consisted of twenty-eight members of the young men's and young ladies' classes of the M.E. Sunday school of this place.  Clarence, with some of the other young men, was bathing in the artificial lake on the grounds, he having crossed to the other side of the water from which he had entered, when he was attacked with cramps, called for help, but before it reached him he had gone to the bottom to rise no more.  The remains arrived home at 9 o'clock.  The funeral took place Monday at 10 o'clock.  Mr. & Mrs. Rothtrock, parents of the deceased, were visiting in Hancock County (OH).  They were notified and returned home at once. Clarence was about 16 years of age, was a favorite with everybody, and exemplary young man, useful in the church and Sunday school, was very studious, industrious and without faults.  The returning party was a sad sight -- all broken hearted.  An older brother, Amos, and two sisters, Belle and Lydia, had remained at home and the sad news was imparted to them by Miss Minnie Au, whose sister Gayle, had accompanied Clarence on this outing trip that ended so sadly.  [Mansfield News:  07 August 1899]

Rothrack, Clarence -- Mifflin.  Clarence Rothrock (sic.), of Ontario, whose drowning near Plymouth was mentioned in the NEWS last week, was the brother of Mrs. J.H. Hutchinson, of this place, who, with her husband, Dr. Hutchinson, attended the funeral.  On their return they were accompanied by H. Rothrock and Mrs. E. Shaw, of Ada, brother and sister of the deceased, and Mrs. Hutchinson, who paid the later a short visit.  [Mansfield News:  15 August 1899]

Rothrock, Joseph – Joseph Rothrock, aged 82 years, 6 months and 25 days, died Monday at midnight at his home in Ontario after an extended illness with a complication of diseases. His surviving family consists of his wife, seven sons and four daughters. Funeral from the Methodist church in Ontario Wednesday afternoon at 2 o’clock. [Mansfield News Journal, 28 March 1907]

Rothtrock, Clarence -- *see:  Clarence Rothrack

Roub, James E. Sr. -- Mansfield News Journal, 11 February 1997

Rouck, George E. -- d. 9/29/1868 at Mansfield;  5m;  b. Mansfield;  white;  cause:  lung fever;  res. Mansfield  [Richland County Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Rousch, Samuel -- Shelby.  Samuel Rousch, one of the pioneers of Jackson Township, was buried last Saturday.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  16 March 1889, Vol. LXXI, No. 43]

Roush, Abraham -- d. 2/22/1873 at Jackson Twp.;  married;  37y, 4m, 19d;  b. Jackson Twp.;  white;  cause = consumption;  res. Jackson Township [Richland Co. Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Roush, Abraham -- Mr. Abraham Roush of Jackson Township died on Saturday evening last, after a lingering illness.  [Shelby Independent News:  27 February 1873, Vol. 5, No. 18]

Roush, William -- Died, near Shelby, July 9th., William Roush, aged 66 years, 10 months and 29 days.  [Ohio Liberal:  21 July 1881]

Row, Jacob

Rowalt, ---- -- Bellville.  Died:  An infant son of Chas. Rowalt, Feb. 8th.  [Bellville Star:  10 February 1887, Vol. 10, No. 20]

Rowalt, Norma B. Powers - Mansfield - Norma B. Powers Rowalt, 68, died Tuesday morning, April 17, 1001, at MedCentral/Shelby Hospital after a brief illness. Mrs. Rowalt was born October 6, 1932 in Darlington, Ohio, living in the Mansfield area all of her life. Surviving are her husband Charles Rowalt of Mansfield; a son, Charles A. Rowalt of Mansfield; tow daughter, Sondra Rowalt of Mansfield and Frances Wendling of Lexington; and five grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Effie Rakestraw Powers;; a sister Edna Powers, and a half brother. Private graveside services will be held at Mansfield Cemetery, conducted by Thomas Finkey. The Diamond Street Home of Wappner Funeral Directors is assisting the family with arrangements. Online guest registry at Submitted by Linda & Shirley. Typed by Bev Craig. ( Wed. 18 April 2001, Mansfield News Journal, Pg. 8)

Rowan, Harry -- 43Y;  d. 8/19/1955 near West Palm Beach, FL (auto accident);  b. 11/18/1911 at Mansfield;  h/o Gladys  [MNJ 8/22/1955]

Rowan, William -- 77Y;  d. 7/16/1954 at Mansfield Gen. Hosp.;  heart attack;  b. 8/5/1876 at Latrobe, OH;  h/o Emily Windsor  [MNJ 7/16/1954]

Rowe, Frank M. -- Frank M. Rowe died at his residence, No. 48 Sturges Avenue, on Saturday morning last, aged 43 years, 7 months and 2 days, after a protracted illness and was followed to his temporary resting place in the vault at the cemetery on Monday afternoon by a large circle of mourning friends. Mr. Rowe was born at Wooster and was the youngest of five brothers who reached man's estate. Early in life he learned the printer's trade. At the breaking out of the war, in common with many of the patriotic young men of Wayne County, he enlisted in the 102 O.V.I. and served over three years. Returning to his home at Wooster he took charge of the news room in the Republican office, then owned by Enos Foreman, now of Cleveland. Mr. H.G. White, of the Millersburgh Republican was then foreman of the job office, and it was during the administration of these gentlemen, in the fall of 1866, that the writer entered the office as an apprentice, and served directly under Mr. Rowe for about three years. A few years later, Mr. Rowe drifted to Lafayette, Ind., and thence to Akron, Ohio, where he and his brother, John, a leading minister in the Church of Christ, and at present editor of the organ of that denomination at Cincinnati, undertook the publication of the Akron Argus. Insufficient capital and strong opposition in the Beacon, caused them to shortly afterwards dispose of the Argus. Mr. Rowe then came to Mansfield in answer to an invitation extended by the owners of this paper and accepted the responsibility of the news department in 1877. Since that period and up to the latter part of August he was continuously connected with THE HERALD, and also had charge of the local correspondence of the Cleveland Leader and Cincinnati Commercial. After an acquaintance with Frank M. Rowe extending over a period of about eighteen years, we can testify to his uniform honesty of purpose, and integrity of character. Seldom aggressive but always progressive. Never a brilliant writer, ever a careful chronicler of facts. In private life his faults were few and his virtues many. He was never heard to utter an oath. He was never known to tell a falsehood. He never permitted himself to get angry. His habits were as regular as clockwork. And we believe that no man ever saw him take a drink of intoxicating liquor. He was distinguished for his purity of heart and honesty of intent. Through life he kept the even tenor of his way, and died as he had lived, a plain, modest, upright citizen. Would that the world had more like him in it. He leaves a wife, one child and two step-children to mourn his loss. -- [THE MANSFIELD HERALD: 30 October 1884, Vol. 34, No. 50]

Rowe, Frank W. -- 85y;  d. 10/3/1954 at New Rochelle, NY;  former purchasing agent for Aultman-Taylor Co. (Mansfield);  b. 9/13/1869 at London, England;  bur. at Ardsley, NY  [MNJ 10/5/1954]

Rowe, Nellie L.

Rowe, William -- Plymouth Man Dies At Age 68 - William Rowe Was Native Of Perrysville: Rites Monday.  PLYMOUTH - William Rowe, sr., 68, died Friday at 9:45 p.m. At the Mansfield General hospital, following an illness of a week.  He was born in Perrysville, 1872, but has resided in Plymouth for the past 18 years.  Surviving are his wife, and six children, Merl, Nellie, Glenna, William Jr., Florence and Charles, and a nephew, John Williamson, all at home; a brother Daniel of Perrysville, and three sisters, Mrs. Mathilda Robinson and Mrs. Ann Fortney of Perrysville and Mrs. Elizabeth Oswald of Butler.  Funeral services will be held at the Methodist church in Plymouth Monday at 2 p.m. In charge of Rev. H. T.  Wintermute.  Burial will be in Greenlawn cemetery.  Submitted by Steve.  [unknown paper]

Rowland, ---- -- bur. 2/1886 at Mansfield Cem., still born  [Mansfield Herald:  08 April 1886]

Rowland, Edwin -- Mr. & Mrs. Charles Rowland's two months' old boy, Edwin, died of cholera infantum early Wednesday morning.  Funeral today at 9 a.m.  Rev. D.W. Smith officiating.  [Mansfield Herald:  17 July 1890, Vol. 40, No. 35]

Rowland, Edwin -- Wednesday.  Edwin, the two-months-old son of Mr. & Mrs. Charles W. Rowland, of No. 16 Vennum Avenue, died at 2 o'clock this morning of cholera infantum.  The funeral will take place tomorrow morning at 9 o'clock and Rev. D.W. Smith will conduct the services.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  19 July 1890, Vol. LXXIII, No. 9]

Rowland, Jacob -- Wednesday.  Jacob Rowland, aged about 53, died at the home of his daughter, on West Johns Street, last night.  Charles Rowland, the contractor, is an only son of the deceased.  The funeral will be held at 10 a.m. Friday.  [Richland Shield & Banner:  24 February 1894, Vol. LXXVI, No. 41]

Rowland, James -- DEATH OF JAMES ROWLAND. The subject of this writing was born in Greentown, near Perrysville, Ohio, on the 23rd of March 1830. Died with consumption in Lexington, Aug. 26, 1859, aged 29 years, 5 months and 3 days. For nearly a year before his departure, he was a consistent, zealous, exemplary member of the Baptist Church. During his protracted sickness, he frequently said to his mother that he had made peace with his God and was anxious to be a rest with the Savior. He loved to have Christians surround his dying couch, and talk, as Christians out to talk – of Heaven – of Jesus. He loved to hear songs of praise, and as long as his enfeebled lungs could endure the exertion, he joined with his brother, sister and friends in singing. During the last stages of disease, emaciation of body was extreme, yet his mind was clear, active, unimpaired. James, though young, had seen much of life, he had enjoyed its pleasures – endured its reverses – overcome its temptations. His undeviating integrity united with active business qualifications secured him pecuniary success; and to his family, he was at once father and a son. As we stood by the death bed of this young friend, we fully appreciated the following lines: How lonely the place, how dreary, now chill, Where the pangs of disease are lingering still, And the life pulse is fluttering in death. Yes, we even thought it strange that one so young – that one with prospects so flattering – that one who had long been the solace of a widowed mother, should be called from the companionship of youthful associates to lay down and die. But God’s ways are above our ways, and we are informed, “He doeth all things well,” From the chamber of Omnipotence He issued a mandate for James to come up higher. No physician’s aid – no maternal care – no filial anxiety – no friendly attention could drive away the disease which was feeding upon his frame. The last hour of his life at last came, though not unlooked for – not unprepared for. His lamp was trimmed. He was ready to cross Jordan’s rolling waves. He was ready to lift the curtain which bounds this life, and enter upon vacations of a grander and more florious life. He now joins his father in celestial joys. He now inhales God’s purified hair. He now basks in heaven’s resplendent glories. Stay there James, we would not call thee from the companionship of they father, from the grandeur of celestial fields, from the choirs whose soft melodies beat around the “great white throne” from the immediate presence of the Great God, to again dwell amid the vexations, turmoils, contentions and miseries of this cursed world. -- E.J. GASS, LEXINGTON, OHIO, SEPT. 1, 1858 [Mansfield Herald, 14 September 1859]

Rowland, James -- Rev. James Rowland, on of the pioneer Presbyterian ministers of this county, died at Mansfield on Saturday, December the 20th., 1873, aged eighty-one years.  [Shelby Independent News:  01 January 1874, Vol. 6, No. 10]

Rowland, James -- The funeral of Rev. James Rowland took place from the Presbyterian church on Monday afternoon.  It was attended by a large number of relatives and friends of the deceased pioneer.  His age at the time of death was 81, and he had been a resident of this county for upwards of fifty years.  The services were performed by Rev. John Robinson of Ashland County (OH), one of the oldest Presbyterian ministers in the State, assisted by Rev. David Hall.  Among the pall bearer's were Dr. Bushnell, J.H. Cook, David Shellabarger, N.S. Reid and Dr. Loughridge.  We reserve a fuller biographical notice of the deceased for a future number.  [Richland Shield & Banner:  no date given]

Rowland, Martha -- Died, In the 84th. year of her age, Mrs. Martha Rowland, widow of the late Jno. M. Rowland.  Funeral from the residence of W.L. Minor, 54 North Mulberry, at 3 o'clock p.m., Tuesday, February 12th.  [Mansfield Herald:  15 February 1889]

Rowland, Martha  -- Monday.  DIED -- In the 84th. year of her age, Mrs. Martha Rowland, widow of the late Jno. M. Rowland.  Funeral from the residence of W.L. Milner, 54 North Mulberry Street, at 3 o'clock p.m., Tuesday, 12th. inst.  [Richland Shield & Banner:  16 February 1889, Vol. LXXI, No. 39]

Rowland, Mary A. (Moody) -- bur. 10/7/1874 at Mansfield Cem.;  71y;  res. Mansfield  [Richland Shield & Banner:  09 January 1875]

Rowland, Mary A. (Moody) -- Mrs. Mary A. Rowland was born on the 15th. of September, 1803, in Shippensburgh, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania.  Her father was the Rev. John Moody, D.D., who preached for upward of fifty years in the Presbyterian church of Middle Spring.  Her husband was the Rev. James Rowland, who preceded her by death, the 20th. of last December, to whom, during the last years of his life, when confined to his room by debility and acute suffering, she so devotedly ministered;  and from whom she has been so short a time divided.  Her sister and her children bear witness to her whole life being one of untiring patience, self-sacrifice, and intense anxiety for the welfare of those she loved.  Her home was always made cheerful by her sweet Christian spirit;  and many will recall the social pleasure derived from her generous Christian hospitality.  Her active mind, clear judgment strong affection for her friends, and her constant forgetfulness of self in her anxiety to secure the comfort and happiness of others, were marked characteristics in her quiet and unobtrusive life.  In the words of a divine writer, "She looked well to the ways of her household, and ate not the bread of idleness;  her children rise up and call her blessed;  her husband also, and he praiseth her."  During her last sickness, which terminated in her death, and was characterized at times by severe suffering, she exhibited great patience and a full acquiescence in the will of God.  During the last day of her life she frequently said, "I will go to sleep now", and at the time of her departure (7 p.m.) she was calm and peaceful, and quietly fell asleep in Jesus to awake in her Father's house.  The following action of the Presbytery of Wooster, in session at Shelby, April 30th., 1874, in regard to the death of Rev. James Rowland, has not been published in our local papers, and will be of interest to many in this community.  [Richland Shield & Banner:  17 October 1874]

Rowley, G.P. -- Monday.  G.P. Rowley died at the residence of his son-in-law, S.A. Jennings, on Park Avenue West, Sunday afternoon, May 28th., at 2 o'clock.  Funeral services at the residence of Mr. Jennings, conducted by Dr. Hubbell at 9 o'clock (standard time) Tuesday morning, May 30th., after which the interment will be private.  [Richland Shield & Banner:  03 June 1893]

Royer, David -- Jackson Township.  David Royer, formerly a resident of Mansfield, but now of Taylortown, died at his home at 9 o'clock Monday morning of Bright's disease.  He has long been a sufferer.  He was a blacksmith by trade.  Funeral from his late home Tuesday.  Interment at Mt. Bethel Cemetery, the Rev. Loose, of Shelby, officiating.  [Semi-Weekly News:  08 October 1897, Vol. 13, No. 81]

Royer, Ellen

Royer, Eva May -- DIED -- In Mansfield, Nov. 22, 1884, Eva May, daughter of Mr. & Mrs. John Royer, aged 11 years and 6 months. -- [THE MANSFIELD HERALD: 27 November 1884, Vol. 35, No. 2]

Royer, Winchester -- Sunday.  Winchester Royer, formerly of this city, and who moved to Taylor, Texas, last October, died at that place on the 7th. inst., of typhoid fever, aged 57 years and 10 months.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  21 July 1894, Vol. LXXVII, No. 10]

Rubcich, Michael -- 25Y;  d. 2/25/1955 at Mansfield Gen. Hosp.;  b. 7/24/1929 at Staten Island, NY;  bur. St. Mary's Cem., Staten Island, NY  [MNJ 2/26/1955]

Ruch, ---- -- The little son of George and Lovina Ruch, of West Independence, died the 12th. inst., aged nearly a year.  --  [Bellville Star:  25 September 1884, Vol. 7, No. 52]

Ruckman, ---- (nee Grisslly) -- Ontario.  Mrs. Jacob Ruckman died March 19.  Funeral Monday at the M.E. church.  The services were conducted by the pastor, the Rev. Mr. Gray.  Mrs. Ruckman leaves a husband and three children, Clyde, 9 years, Fannie, 7 years, and a babe, 4 weeks old.  They have the sympathy of the entire community.  Mr. & Mrs. Grisslly, Mrs. Ruckman's parents, returned to their home in Indiana, taking the babe with them.  Miss Grisslly, a sister, also returned to her school in Terre Haute.  --  [Semi-Weekly News (Mansfield):  25 March 1898, Vol. 14, No. 24]

Ruckman, Alzina -- Died ... Near Plymouth, Richland county, Ohio, on the 8th. day of July, 1850, of scarlet fever, ALZINA, eldest daughter of Joseph and Elizabeth Ruckman, aged 7 years, 11 months and 9 days.  <<poetry omitted>> [Richland Democrat:  13 July 1850, Vol. 1, No. 13]

Ruckman, Ephraim -- Saturday.  In last Thursday's Shield there appeared a special, announcing that the body of Ephraim Ruckman had been found near Plymouth along the P.A.& W. R.R.  The body was considerably mangled and at first there was strong suspicion of foul play, as Ruckman had collected a large sum of money that day.  Later developments show that Ruckman had started down the railroad track for the home of his mother near Plymouth about 10 o'clock in the evening and, not noticing the approaching of the train, he was run down by the east bound local due at Plymouth at 4:40 p.m., but which was six hours late.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner: 24 March 1894, Vol. LXXVI, No. 45]

Ruckman, Mary Jane (Van Wagner) -- Death, in its never ceasing end has again visited this vicinity and removed from loved ones another wife and mother in the person of Mrs. B.S. Ruckman, who after a long and tedious spell of sickness quietly departed this life at her home south of Plymouth, Monday evening at 5:30 o'clock, her death being due to heart failure.  Deceased was born in Crawford County, March 5, 1851, being at the time of her death in the 64th. year of her age.  With the exception of a period of about ten years, the deceased had always resided in this community, and was therefore well known and highly honored for her womanly and neighborly qualities, and her death will not only be mourned by her immediate relatives, but by a large circle of friends as well.  She is survived by her husband and five children, two daughters and three sons.  Funeral services were held at her late home Thursday afternoon at 1:30 o'clock, conducted by the Rev. Chas. F. Mott, pastor of the local Methodist Episcopal church, while interment was made in Greenlawn, the silent city of the dead.  --  [Plymouth Advertiser:  02 January 1915, Vol. 62, No. 7]

Ruckman, Mary Jane (Van Wagner) -- Mary Jane Van Wagner, daughter of Harvey and Abigail (Parsel) Van Wagner, was born in Auburn Township, Crawford County, O., March 5th., 1850, departing this life at the age of 64 years, 9 months and 23 days.  She was united in marriage to Bachus S. Ruckman, May 24th., 1866.  The husband and five children are left to mourn the loss of one who has been a most kind and loving mother, a faithful wife, a good neighbor, always lending a helping hand and tender sympathy in case of need or sorrow, she has endeared herself to a large circle of friends and relatives who sincerely sympathize with the husband and children in their sorrow.  She united with the M.E. church of this place under the pastorate of Rev. C.C. Bail.  Later the family removed to Bucyrus, where she became a member of the U.B. church of that city.  Her only regret in passing to the great beyond, was the breaking of the family circle, which has remained unbroken for over 40 years, Abigail and Nettie May having died in infancy, leaving besides the husband, Fayette J. of Plymouth, Rhuie J., wife of H.W. Clapp of Toledo, Laura, wife of J.J. Downend, Shelby, Roscoe L., of Bellville, and Melvin A., of Plymouth, to mourn the loss of "mother".  She also leaves three brothers in Indiana.  Funeral services were conducted by Rev. Chas. F. Mott, Thursday at 1 p.m., at the home, burial in Greenlawn.  <<scripture omitted>>  --  [Plymouth Advertiser:  09 January 1915, Vol. 62, No. 8]

Ruckman, Mrs. Joshua -- Died, near Plymouth, Ohio, on Saturday, December 7, 1872, of typhoid fever, Mrs. Joshua Ruckman, aged 70 years.   [Shelby Independent News:  12 December 1872, Vol. 5, No. 7]

Ruckman, Richard -- Died, On July 8th., 1866, Richard Ruckman, aged 91 years, 4 months and 26 days.  The deceased was born in Huntingdon County, New Jersey, on the 12th. of February, 1775.  He spent 50 years of his life in Pennsylvania and Virginia.  The balance of his life was passed where he died, with his son-in-law, Mr. Pettit.  The deceased was a member of the Baptist Church for forty years, and lived a consistent life, loving the communion of the saints.  For fifteen or twenty years he had been deprived of meeting with the Church by the loss of his eye-sight, but with Christian patience, bore his afflictions and privations.  He was beloved by all.  It may truly be said that he was an example of Christian patience, and died full of days, in joyous hope of a home in heaven, surrounded by attentive and sympathizing friends.  His funeral service was conducted by Rev. N. Martin, from the text, Heb. 9 c., 27, 28v.  All that need be said is, that a good man is fallen, and that each imitate his virtues, and be ready to follow.  [Richland Shield & Banner:  18 July 1866, Vol. XXVI, No. 8]

Ruckman, Sarah -- d. 3/13/1870 at Plymouth;  93y, 7m;  b. Dauphin Co., Pa.;  cause:  diseases;  res. Plymouth Twp.  [Richland Co. Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Rudolph, Florence -- 88Y;  d. 7/5/1955 at home, Mansfield;  b. 10/25/1866 at Pennsylvania;  Mansfield resident 1900-1955;  wid/o Harvey A.;  bur. Mansfield Memorial Park  [MNJ 7/5/1955]

Rudrich, Anna (Hoffman) -- Mrs. Anna Rudrich, aged 26 years, died of consumption Sunday night at midnight at her home four miles north of the city.  She is survived by her husband, her parents, Mr. & Mrs. Nicholas Hoffman, and one sister, Mrs. Katie Miller.  Funeral Tuesday morning at 8:30 at St. Peter's Catholic church.  [Ohio Liberal:  12 March 1881]

Ruess, Henry A. -- Dr. Henry A. Ruess, a well known and highly esteemed physician of this city, dropped dead Wednesday afternoon about 3:30 o'clock while on a professional visit to a patient on West Fourth Street.  The announcement of his sudden death was received with much regret by his host of friends and acquaintances in the city.  Dr. Ruess has been suffering more or less for some time past with heart trouble, but of late has seemed quite well.  He was very busy Wednesday afternoon and when he left home to visit a patient at the home of Mrs. J. Aberle, on West Fourth Street, he was feeling as well as usual.  Death came to him suddenly, yet it must have been painless, on account of being almost instantaneous for, as he was bending over listening to the patient's heart action, he suddenly fell to the floor.  It was thought that he had only fainted and efforts were made to revive him, but to no avail.  Drs. McArthur and Loughridge were called, but they found that Dr. Ruess had passed away.  It is thought that he died almost immediately after he fell.  Later he was removed to his home, 126 South Main Street.  Dr. Ruess was a quiet, earnest and unostentatious man, yet had a strong character and was beloved by those who knew him.  He has been a resident of Mansfield for a number of years and has practiced his profession.  Dr. Ruess was born Oct. 4, 1831, at Ulm, Wuerttemburg, Germany, and was therefore in his 67th. year.  His native town of Ulm contained a splendid gymnasium and in this school his early education was secured.  On finishing his course in the gymnasium, he entertained Tuebingen University, a celebrated institution of Germany.  Here he graduated in his literary and medical courses.  In May, 1857, he was united in marriage with Miss Friedricka Boettcher, who survives him.  A year or so later Dr. and Mrs. Ruess came to this country and resided several years in Columbus, after which they moved to Mansfield, which has been their home for about 37 years.  To them were born five children, of whom four daughters are living.  They are Miss Louise Ruess, Misses Bertha and Sophie Ruess, teachers in the Mansfield public schools, and Mrs. Pauline Fiedler, also of this city.  There are also three grandchildren.  Funeral services Saturday afternoon at 3 o'clock at his late home, 126 South Main Street.  --  [Mansfield Semi-Weekly News:  22 July 1898, Vol. 14, No. 61]

Rugh, Clem A. -- Clem A. Rugh was born in Clarion County, Pa., Nov. 23, 1848.  With his parents he moved to a farm near Lucas, Richland County, Ohio, n the spring of 1865.  He helped farm and attended the common schools, afterwards spending a few years at Wittenberg College.  He was united in marriage to Miss Mary Will of Mifflin Township.  She was a sister of Jerry Will of this city.  They lived in Mansfield.  Mr. Rugh working for the McVey & Alison lumber company and later for Adams Express Company.  They went to California in 1877 and later returned to Dickison County, Kansas, where his father and mother had moved.  Later he moved to St. Louis, where he resided at the time of his death, which took place Thursday morning, Feb. 22.  He leaves his wife, three children, Otis, Will and Effie and a number of grandchildren;  also two brothers and six sisters, Mrs. E.L. Culler, Mrs. W.S. Leiter and Mrs. Cary Welty of Lucas, C.E. Rugh of Abilene, Kansas, N.P. Rugh of Detroit, Mich., Mrs. D.F. Shirk of Topeka, Kansas, Mrs. Charles Stevens, Spokane, Wash., Mrs. J.G. Hammaker, Two Harbors, Minn.  [Mansfield News Journal:  27 February 1912]

Rugh, Effin L. -- d. 2/10/1871 at Monroe Twp., chronic pneumonia;  2y, 5m, 26d;  b. Monroe Twp.;  farmer's daughter;  res. Monroe Twp. [Richland Co. Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Ruhl, A.E. -- Monday.  S.G. Cummings this afternoon received notification that his brother-in-law, A.E. Ruhl, of Bucyrus, died yesterday afternoon.  Mr. Ruhl was well known to a great many of the residents of this county and city, having lived for a number of years near Ontario.  The funeral will be held in Bucyrus, Wednesday.  Mr. Cummings and family will attend the funeral.  -- [Richland Shield & Banner: 21 February 1891, Vol. LXXIII, No. 40]

Ruhl, Adda -- DARLINGTON -- Mrs. Adda Ruhl died at the insane asylum at Columbus Sunday, Mar. 29. Word was not received until Tuesday. Her remains were deposited in the center cemetery Wednesday, Rev. J.F. Hastings officiating. A husband and son are left to mourn her death. -- [RICHLAND SHIELD & BANNER: 11 April 1896, Vol. LXXVIII, No. 48]

Ruhl, Della E. -- 78Y;  d. 2/7/1955 at Mansfield Gen. Hosp.;  b. 4/16/1876 near Darlington;  wid/o Charles A.;  bur. Bellville Cem.  [MNJ 2/7/1955 & 2/8/1955]

Ruhl, George H. -- George H. Ruhl was born in Morrow County, Ohio, Dec. 11, 1843, died Jan. 2, 1906, aged 62 years and 21 days.  He was united in marriage to Rebecca Bisel on July 4, 1867.  To this union were born five children, four sons and one daughter, the eldest having died in infancy.  He is survived by his wife, three sons and one daughter, and seven grandchildren.  He was a man of sterling character and was loved and esteemed by all who knew him.  He united with the Lutheran church at Woodview, and for forty years has been a faithful and consistent Christian, ever ready to "do unto others as he would that they should do unto him".  He served as clerk of Perry Twp. for a period of 21 years and as assessor 9 years.  He was a kind and loving husband and father and his best interests were devoted to the welfare of his family.  He leaves a large circle of friends and neighbors to mourn their loss.  Funeral services were held at the Pleasant Grove church, conducted by Rev. J. Crawford, a life-long friend and pupil of the deceased.  Interment at Bellville.  <poem omitted>  --  [Bellville Messenger:  12 January 1906, Vol. 13, No. 50]

Ruhl, John -- Bellville.  John Ruhl, one of the oldest settlers of Perry Township, died Monday of consumption, after a long illness, aged about sixty years, and was buried Wednesday.  He leaves a wife and five children.  --  [Bellville Star:  01 February 1883, Vol. 6, No. 18]

Ruhl, John -- Bellville.  John Ruhl, an account of whose death was published last week, was born on the Ruhl farm in Perry Township.  For twenty-two years, he was a consistent member of the Disciple church, and bore his suffering with Christian courage.  A large concourse of relatives and friends followed him to his final resting-place.  The obsequies were conducted by Rev. S.M. Cook.  --  [Bellville Star:  08 February 1883, Vol. 6, No. 19]

Ruhl, Leander M. -- d. 9/17/1872 at Perry Twp.;  1y, 4m, 7d;  b. Perry Twp.;  white;  no cause of death listed;  res. Perry Township [Richland Co. Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Ruhl, Lewis -- Bellville.  Died at Darlington, little Lewis, son of B.F. and L. Ruhl, on Nov. 23d., 1887, aged 1 year, 3 months and 7 days.  The funeral took place on Friday at 10 o'clock, the services were conducted by Rev. R. Hathaway, of Darlington.  --  [Bellville Star:  01 December 1887, Vol. 11, No. 10]

Ruhl, Lizzy Ann -- bur, 11/8/1879 at Mansfield Cem., 32y, 2m, 8d;  inflammation of the bowels   [Richland Shield & Banner: 10 January 1880]

Ruhl, Rebecca -- Mrs. Rebecca Ruhl, widow of the late George H. Ruhl, was born July 20, 1840, and died Sunday, Dec. 9, 1906, aged 66 years, 4 months and 19 days.  Mrs. Ruhl died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Curtis Goss, four miles west of Bellville, after an illness of only three weeks.  She was a member of St. John's Lutheran church for nearly 40 years and remained a faithful member until her death.  She was the mother of five children, one son having preceded her in youth.  One daughter and three sons survive, namely, Mrs. Curtis Goss, Chas., Fred and Howard Ruhl, all of this vicinity.  The funeral services were held Tuesday at 12:30 o'clock conducted by the Rev. O. MacWilliams.  Interment in the Bellville Cemetery.  --  [Bellville Messenger:  14 December 1906, Vol. 14, No. 46]

Ruhl, Susan -- bur. 10/28/1879 at Mansfield Cem., diphtheria;  9y, 22d   [Richland Shield & Banner: 10 January 1880]

Ruhl, William -- Butler.  Wednesday of last week death relieved the intense suffering of William Ruhl, aged 54 years, 3 months and 13 days, who has been afflicted with cancer of the face and throat for the past eight months, the funeral took place on Friday morning and interment was made at the Zion Cemetery north of town.  Deceased leaves a wife and five small children.  [Semi-Weekly News:  02 July 1897, Vol. 13, No. 53]

Ruhle, Leander M. -- DIED -- Near Hagerstown (aka:  Darlington), Richland Co., O., September 16th., 1872, LEANDER M., son of George and ---- Ruhle, aged 1 year, 4 months and 7 days.  – [BELLVILLE DOLLAR WEEKLY:  20 September 1872, Vol. 1, No. 30]

Ruick, George William -- LEXINGTON -- George William Ruick, aged 22, died at his home on Frederick street, Lexington, at 1:30 Thursday afternoon of last week, after a lingering illness with typhoid fever.  He is survived by his wife (nee Mabel Jones) and little daughter Lucile, his parents, Mr. & Mrs. Orville Ruick, and sister, Mrs. Faye Smith, of Mt. Vernon, and many other relatives.  Funeral services were conducted at the home Saturday afternoon at 2:30, conducted by the Rev. Mr. Hudson and Rev. Mr. Shedd, with burial in Lexington cemetery.  [Richland County Leader:  10 February 1922, Vol. 3, No. 9 - Supplement]

Rulek, Joseph -- d. 9/7/1955 at Mansfield;  b. 10/26/1895 at Mailvar, Croatia, Austria;  No survivors.  [MNJ 9/10/1955]

Rummel, ---- -- Died Saturday, Aug. 5th., of erysipelas, the baby daughter of Mr. and Mrs. O.B. Rummel, aged nearly six months.  The funeral ceremonies were held Sunday afternoon, conducted by Rev. McNabb.  --  [Bellville Star:  10 August 1882, Vol. V, No. 45]

Rummel, Arthur -- ARTHUR, son of Captain J.P. Rummel, died at 1 o'clock Wednesday morning. His funeral will take place to-day at 2 p.m. -- [THE MANSFIELD HERALD: 15 November 1883, Vol. 33, No. 52]

Rummel, David J. Sr. -- Bellville.  David J. Rummel died Sunday evening.  Funeral sometime Wednesday.  --  [Mansfield Semi-Weekly News:  09 August 1898, Vol. 14, No. 66]

Rummel, David J. Sr. -- Butler.  David J. Rummel, owner of the Rummel Flouring Mill, east of town, died Sunday evening at his home in Bellville in his 80th. year.  The funeral took place Wednesday.  He had been ill only about 24 hours when death resulted.  --  [Mansfield Semi-Weekly News:  12 August 1898, Vol. 14, No. 67]

Rummel, David J. Sr. -- Newville.  Mrs. Clark Smith attended the funeral Wednesday of a much venerated great-uncle D.J. Rummel Sr., who died at his home in Bellville, Sunday evening, aged nearly 82 years.  --  [Mansfield Semi-Weekly News:  12 August 1898, Vol. 14, No. 67]

Rummel, David J. Sr. -- David Rummel, a well known resident of Bellville, died Sunday evening at his home in that place.  He was aged 79 years, 11 months and 19 days.  He was a miller by occupation.  He survived his wife several years.  Mr. Rummel leaves two sons, A.J. Rummel, of Toledo, O., B. Rummel, of Bellville;  and three daughters, Mrs. J.L. Garber, of Sapplington, Mo.;  Mrs. Washington Garber, of Cincinnati, and Miss Luella Rummel, of Bellville.  The funeral services took place Wednesday p.m. at 2 o'clock at his late home, conducted by the Rev. Mr. Canfield of the Universalist church.  --  [Mansfield Semi-Weekly News:  12 August 1898, Vol. 14, No. 67]

Rummel, David J. Sr. -- Bellville.  The funeral services of David J. Rummel, whose death was announced in last week's letter, were held at the Universalist church Wednesday afternoon.  The deceased was nearly 80 years old and has been a resident of Richland County since 1850.  --  [Mansfield Semi-Weekly News:  16 August 1898, Vol. 14, No. 68]

Rummel, Lewis -- BUTLER -- The mortal remains of Lewis Rummel, who died at the residence of his son, Silas, in Lucas, were interred in the Zion Cemetery on Saturday.  --  [BELLVILLE INDEPENDENT:  15 October 1891, Vol. IV, No. 25]

Rummel, Lewis -- Newville.  Lewis Rummel was buried at Four Corners last Firday.  He was over 85 years old.  The minister <<unreadable>> I.C. Mengert was called on to deliver a short eulogy, which he did in good style.  [Richland Shield & Banner:  17 October 1891]

Rummel, Lucy (Hassler)  -- LAST OF AN OLD FAMILY -- Funeral of Mrs. Lucy Rummel Held Sunday Afternoon -- The funeral of the late Mrs. Lucy Rummel, widow of Peter Rummel, was held from the home of her daughter, Mrs. John S. Ruhl, near Lexington Sunday at 1 p.m.  The death of Mrs. Rummel occurred after an illness of but one week.  Mrs. Rummel's death at the age of 77 years, marks the passing of the last of a pioneer family which settled in this locality many years ago.  She was the daughter of Rev. Henry and Rebecca Hassler, both of whom were natives of Pennsylvania.  Her father was quite prominent in his day and was a charter member of the Masonic lodge at Carrollton.  The deceased is held in high esteem by all who knew her. She is survived by five children:  Mrs. S. P. Stuil, Steam Corners; John R., Galien; Mrs. Edward Butler, Mansfield; Albert H., Phoenix, Ariz; Mrs. John S. Ruhl, Lexington.  There are also six grandchildren and three great grandchildren.  Submitted by Jean.  [THE MANSFIELD NEWS, Mansfield, Ohio, Monday, January 3, 1921, Page 3, Column 4, Item 2]

Rummel, Mary (Leiter) -- Judge N.M. Wolfe yesterday received a telegram from Judge W.H. Pritchard, of Tacoma, Wash., announcing the death of Mrs. Mary Rummel, wife of Dr. T.C. Rummel, of that city.  The deceased had been suffering from consumption for many months and her death was not unexpected.  Mrs. Rummel was about 26 year of age.  She was the daughter of Jacob Leiter and wife, of Monroe Township, and lived near Lucas until about 2˝ years ago, when she and her husband removed to the northwest.  About one year ago her health began to fail her rapidly and last May her parents went to Tacoma for the purpose of giving their daughter all the aid in their power.  They remained at her bedside constantly from that time until death claimed its own.  The deceased leaves a husband and two little daughters, beside a father and mother, four sisters and three brothers, and a host of friends in this section.  Mrs. W.H. Pritchard, of Tacoma, and Mrs. N.M. Wolfe, of this city, were sisters, and B.S. Leiter, of Lucas, was a brother of the deceased.  The remains will be interred in Tacoma.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  31 March 1894, Vol. LXXVI, No. 46]

Rummel, Mary O. -- DEATH CLAIMS LUCAS WOMAN -- Mrs. Mary O. Rummel, 69, Dies at Home; Funeral Sunday -- Mrs. Mary O. Rummel, 69, wife of J. H. Rummel, prominent Lucas resident, died at her home there late Thursday afternoon.  Mrs. Rummel had been in failing health but her condidtion was not regarded as serious, she having been in Mansfield entertaining her club of Lucas women on Wednesday afternoon.  Mrs. Rummel was prominent in the affairs of Lucas for many years taking an active part in social and civic circles of that community.  She was a member of the Eastern Star, White Shrine of Jerusalem and Rebekah lodge, I. O. O. F.  She also was a member of Lucas St. Paul's Lutheran church and was affiliated with the Ladies' Aid and Missionary society of that congregation.  Mrs. Rummel was born in Lucas on Feb. 4, 1863, and spent her entire life there.  She was the eldest daughter born to the late Mr. and Mrs. Baxter Burger.  She was united in marriage to J. H. Rummel, prominent Lucas druggist, on Oct. 9, 1884, who survives with one son, Carl Rummel, Lucas and three daughters, Mrs. Ben H. Cole, Mrs. Glenn Touby and Mrs. A. E. Smith, all of Mansfield.  One sister, Mrs. Anna Burger, Mansfield; five grandchildren, Mrs. Charles Fienner, Lucas, Howard, Clara and Lyle Touby all of Mansfield and Mary Jane Smith, Lucas, and two great grandchildren, Robert and Richard Touby, both of Mansfield, also survive.  Funeral services will be held at the late home in Lucas at 2 p. m. Sunday conducted by Rev. Herman Gilbert.  Burial in the I. O. O. F. cemetery in Lucas by the Schrack directors.  Submitted by Jean.  [Mansfield News, Friday, December 16, 1932, Page 1]

Rummel, Mrs. D.J. -- Bellville.  Mrs. D.J. Rummel died on Monday morning after a lingering illness, aged 66 years, 2 months and 11 days.  The funeral took place from the Universalist church on Wednesday at two o'clock, the services being conducted by Rev. C.P. Nash.  --  [Bellville Star:  19 April 1888, Vol. 11, No. 30]

Rummel, Mrs. E.G. -- The people of Butler were shocked Saturday evening to hear of the death of Mrs. E.G. Rummel, which occurred suddenly about 8:30 o'clock.  Mrs. Rummel had been ill with puerperal fever for several days, but was considered out of danger.  However complications set in, causing death in a very short time.  Funeral services were conducted at the family residence Monday at 2 p.m. by Rev. A.H. Smith, of the M.E. church.  Tuesday at 8 o'clock the remains were taken to Lucas where funeral services were also conducted by Rev. Smith and interment was made in the cemetery at that village.  Deceased was aged 29 years and leaves a husband, an infant daughter, and one sister, Miss Dollie Deems, who resides with them.  --  [Bellville Messenger:  06 April 1906, Vol. 14, No. 10]

Rummel, Peter -- d. 1/11/1872 at Worthington Twp.;  married;  61y, 4m, 20d;  b. Pennsylvania;  farmer;  white;  cause of death = small pox;  res. Worthington Township  [Richland County Probate Court Record of Deaths]  *a note in the final column reads "one of the pioneers"

Rummel, Sadie

Rummell, Lucy -- LEXINGTON -- Mrs. Lucy Rummell, aged 77, widow of Peter Rummell, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Mary Ruhl, near Lexington, Friday, Dec. 31, after a short illness.  The funeral was held from the Ruhl home, Sunday afternoon at 1:00, conducted by the Rev. N.A. Shedd, pastor of the Lexington Presbyterian church.  Interment was in Lexington cemetery.  [Richland County Leader:  07 January 1921, Vol. 2, No. 5]

Rummell, Sadie -- LUCAS – One of the melancholy events which has occurred in our village for a long time was the death of Mrs. Sadie Rummell, wife of the druggist, Mr. J. H. Rummell.  She was but twenty-one years of age at the time of her death and was so favorably known by everyone that any endeavor to emulate her character here is unnecessary as she was raised and passed the greater portion of her life in this community.  Relative to her pleasant manners and other fine sociable and agreeable qualities, we can speak from a personal acquaintance as it was many times our happy and well remembered privilege of being favored with her society, little dreaming that the unhappy duty of recording her death would ever devolve upon us.  Although greatly saddened at her early departure we feel satisfied that every one knowing her will ever recall her to memory with sorrowful hearts and feeling of painful regret.  The funeral services were conducted by the Rev. Jones, our Congregational minister, whose text was:  Set thy house in order for thou shalt surely die.”  Music was led by E.S. Ferguson who has received many compliments for the able manner in which his professional services were rendered.   [Ohio Liberal:  06 June 1883]

Rummell, Wilbur J. -- bur. 6/23/1876 at Mansfield Cem.;  9y, 5m, 8d;  res. Mansfield  [Richland Shield & Banner:  13 January 1877]

Rumpf, Jacob -- Tuesday.  Jacob Rumpf, aged 82 years, was buried in the Mansfield Cemetery yesterday.  For years he had been an imbecile, Louis Vonhof being his guardian.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  06 September 1890, Vol. LXXIII, No. 16]

Runk, William -- d. 2/28/1871 at Mansfield, brain inflammation;  2m, 17d;  b. at Mansfield;  res.  4th. Ward Mansfield  [Richland Co. Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Runnion, James N. -- At his home in West Unity, on Friday, February 26, at the age of 61 years, 7 months, and 5 days, James N. Runnion, of cancer of the stomach.  Dr. Runnion was born in Richland County, Ohio, and was next to the youngest of the seven children of Joseph and Rachel Runnion, natives of New Jersey and Pennsylvania, respectively.  He was graduated from the Western Reserve Medical College in 1856, and in 1863 came to West Unity, where he was the oldest practitioner.  In 1850, he married Minerva Dunham, of Richland County, who died in 1873.  In 1874 the doctor married Isabel V. Long, of Knox County.  Dr. Runnion was a member of the first council of West Unity; was clerk of the Board of Education.  He was also a member of the Baptist Church, the Odd Fellows and the Knights of Honor.  Submitted by Mike.  [Bryan Times:  03 March 1892]

Runnion, Minerva (Dunham) -- In West Unity, Williams County, Ohio on March 3d, 1873, Mrs. Minerva Runnion, wife of Dr. J. N. Runnion formerly of Shelby, Ohio.   Mrs. Runnion was the eldest daughter of E. T. Dunham formerly of Shelby, now residing in Cleveland, Ohio.  The deceased was a modest, unassuming, Christian lady, much loved by her acquaintance and greatly interested in the welfare of all around her.  She leaves three small children at the age they most need the care, counsel and sympathy that no one but a mother can give.  No one can fill the place but a mother!  Her sisters were with her for several days before she died, but the father did not arrive until several hours after her death.  At all times death leaves a vacant place, but, oh how much more so, when a mother's kind voice is hushed forever.  No voice sounds so sweet, no sympathy goes so deep, no heart that yearns so longingly for the dear loved ones, but death comes to one and all.  Oh, that they may all meet beyond the river, where there will be no ties broken.   -- O.C.E.  Submitted by Ouoxman.  [Shelby Independent News:  10 April 1873, Vol. 5, No. 24]

Runyan, B.S. -- d. 1/12/1869 at Mansfield;  48y;  b. Ohio;  merchant;  white;  cause:  exposure;  res. Mansfield  [Richland Co. Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Runyan, Cora E. -- On Thursday, October 7, 1875, of membranous croup, Cora E., youngest daughter of E.M. & M.L. Runyan, aged 6 years, 2 months and 5 days.  She was an amiable and loving child, the idol of her parent's home and a special favorite of a large circle of friends.  She was known but to be loved, possessing intellectual strength and vigor far beyond her years.  She was a child of more than ordinary promise.  But alas, how vain our hopes!  In the midst of her childish mirth she was laid low upon a bed of sickness, from whence, after six days of intense suffering, she was taken and transplanted into the bright, eternal gardens that forever bloom on the other side of the river.  Her remains were accompanied to their last resting place in the Windsor Church-yard, on the 10th. inst., by a large concourse of friends.  <<scripture omitted>>   [Richland Shield & Banner:  16 October 1875]

Runyan, David M. -- David M. Runyan, employed at night upon Smith's bus and hack line, was found dead in his chair at 6:30 yesterday morning at the Union depot.  He sat down upon the chair between two and three o'clock this morning and was soon apparently asleep.  Mt Shannon, the bartender at Leach's saloon,  tried to wake him and taking hold of his arms he shook him when he fell to the floor.  Shannon examined him as best he could and could find no signs of life.  Mr. Smith, his employer, was notified, Runyan's relatives who took charge of the remains after the coroner had been notified.  The deceased lived at 126 West Fourth Street, was about fifty years old and leaves a wife and five children.  Coroner Mecklem made an examination of the body this afternoon and found that death had been caused by a paralytic affection.  --  [Mansfield Weekly News:  22 December 1887, Vol. 4, No. 6]

Runyan, Frank B. -- bur. 3/17/1877 at Mansfield Cem., diphtheria;  1y, 6m, 11d;  res. Mansfield  [Richland Shield & Banner:  07 April 1877]

Runyan, Lucinda -- bur. 1/1886 at Mansfield Cem.;  carcinoma;  63 years  [Mansfield Herald:  08 April 1886] 

Runyan, Mrs. Benjamin -- Mrs. Benjamin Runyan died at her home on West Fourth Street, Monday evening at half past four o'clock.  She had long been troubled with a complication of diseases, the most stubborn of which was consumption.  She was sixty-three years old and stood high in the community.  The funeral took place from the home of the deceased on West Fourth Street, Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock.  [Mansfield Herald:  07 January 1886]

Runyan, Mrs. M.A. -- Mrs. M.A. Runyan, grandmother of Charles and Romeo Campbell of this city, died Friday at her home at Springfield.  She has visited in this city.  Mrs. Runyan was 86 years of age.  Erie Night Baggagemaster Romeo Campbell will go to Springfield to attend the funeral today.  [Mansfield News:  07 May 1899]

Runyon, La Rue -- La Rue Runyon died at the home of his mother, No. 427 South Main Street, at 2:30 o'clock Wednesday a.m.  The deceased is about 27 years of age.  He has been traveling in the south for several months and doing well.  Several weeks ago he came to Cincinnati, where he was taken sick.  From Cincinnati he came on to Mansfield and has been sick at the home of his mother ever since.  Sunday afternoon Mrs. Runyon, formerly Miss Louise B. Emmons, was called here by a dispatch announcing the serious illness of her husband.  Mr. Runyon, in addition to an attack of typhoid fever, was subject to heart trouble.  Mr. & Mrs. Runyon, after their marriage, resided at Chattanooga, Tenn.  Funeral (private) Thursday afternoon at 3:30 from the family residence.  --  [Mansfield Semi-Weekly News:  08 July 1898, Vol. 14, No. 57]

Rupert, ---- -- Monday.  The infant child of Charles Rupert of West Fourth Street, which died of diptheria Saturday, was buried yesterday afternoon at 3 o'clock.  [Richland Shield & Banner:  31 October 1891]

Rupp, William F. -- A telegram was received here Tuesday announcing the death Monday evening at Indianapolis of William F. Rupp, an uncle of the Voegele brothers of this city.  He was about 68 years old and is well known in Mansfield as he has visited here often in the past few years.  W.F. Voegele left Tuesday afternoon for Indianapolis to attend the funeral.  [Semi-Weekly News:  01 October 1897, Vol. 13, No. 79]  

Rush, ---- -- Butler.  An infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Julius Rush died last Thursday and was buried Friday.  --  [Worthington Enterprise:  04 September 1890, Vol. II, No. 40]

Rush, Elizabeth -- Newville.  Elizabeth, wife of Julian Rush, died the 19th. inst. of pulmonary trouble after a lingering illness of fifteen years.  She was buried last Sabbath at St. John's.  Age 43 years.  Some years ago while living in Cleveland, Mr. Rush buried four children in twenty days, all that he had.   They died of diphtheria.  --  [Bellville Star:  18 June 1885, Vol. 8, No. 38]

Rush, I.N. -- Died, Mr. I.N. Rush departed this life at his home in Washington D.C. Friday afternoon, July 2d., 1886.  He was born in Pennsylvania Feb. 4th., 1834.  In 1864 he was married to Mary J. Wilson of this place, and in 1870 removed to Washington, D.C., where he lived until the time of his death.  For several years he was afflicted with heart disease but it did not assume a dangerous form until a few hours before his death.  Arrangements were made to held the funeral services at this place on Wednesday at 10:30 o'clock a.m., but owing to the fact that Mrs. Rush was taken suddenly ill the religious services were held in Washington under the auspices of the I.O.O.F., of which order he was a member of high standing.  The remains, accompanied by Capt. D.W. Wilson, reached this place at four o'clock Tuesday and was met by the Bellville Lodge of the I.O.O.F., and taken direct to the cemetery.  Short services were conducted at the grave by his brother Odd Fellows and Rev. J.E. Stubbs.  --  [Bellville Star:  08 July 1886, Vol. 9, No. 41]

Rush, Joseph -- Joseph Rush, of Ganges, died Saturday evening at 7:30.  Mr. Rush had been a sufferer for some time with Bright's disease and his death did not come unexpectedly.  He was sixty-four years of age and leaves a wife and daughter.  The funeral took place Monday morning at 10 o'clock from the Reformed church at Ganges.  [Mansfield Daily Shield:  24 July 1906]

Rush, Julius -- Julius Rush, aged 70 years, an old time resident of this locality, died Monday at 2 a.m., at his home north of Mt. Liberty, after a short illness with pneumonia.  The remains were brought to Butler Wednesday morning and services were conducted at the Zion church by Rev. Sprecklin.  Interment was made in the Four Corners cemetery.  Deceased leaves a wife and three children.  for a number of years he resided just north of town, and was married Sarelda Secrist, a sister of C.F. Secrist.  --  [Bellville Messenger:  16 February 1906, Vol. 14, No. 3]

Rush, Mary J. -- Died at St. Ann's Hospital, Columbus, Ohio, Oct. 2, 1903, Mrs. Mary J. Rush, aged 59 years.  Buried at Bellville, Oct. 3, 1903.  --  [Bellville Messenger:  09 October 1903, Vol. 11, No. 40]

Rush, Norman -- Mansfield News Journal, 12 March 1975

Rush, W.A. -- Bellville.  W.A. Rush died at his home at Lexington, Dec. 4, at the age of 8? years.  When nine years of age he came to Richland County and lived here till he was 23 years old.  After his marriage to Mary Ann Wiley in 1851 he came back to Richland County where he spent the remainder of his days, having been a resident of this county for 67 years.  Mr. and Mrs. Rush were the parents of ten children, seven boys and three girls.  Mr. Rush was a member of the Presbyterian church of Lexington.  --  [Bellville Messenger:  14 December 1906, Vol. 14, No. 46]

Rusk, Anna -- Lexington.  The funeral of Miss Anna Rusk, who died Monday, was held Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock from the home of Mrs. A. Eyerly.  The deceased had been sick for three months.  She was 50 years of age, and leaves a father, five brothers and one sister.  The Rev. F.D. Findley of Mansfield, conducted the funeral service.  --  [Bellville Messenger:  16 July 1903, Vol. 11, No. 28]

Rushman, Mrs. Rudolph -- Tuesday.  Henry Rothermel received a telegram this morning from Berlin, Canada, announcing the death of his sister, Mrs. Rudolph Rushman.  Mr. Rothermel left for Berlin this afternoon.  [Richland Shield & Banner:  31 August 1889, Vol. LXXII, No. 15]

Russell, Albe Blon

Russell, Benjamin Edward -- 89Y;  d. 8/21/1954 at Mansfield Gen. Hosp.;  b. 3/24/1865 at England;  Came to Mansfield approx. 1951;  bur. Evergreen Cem., Campbell Co., KY  [Mansfield News Journal:  21 August 1954]

Russell, James -- Died, on Tuesday, March 23rd., of jaundice, aged 33 years.  [Mansfield Gazette:  25 March 1824 .  From Abstracts of Richland County , Ohio Taken From Mansfield Gazette, Vol. 1, 1823 - 7/7/1825.  Compiled by Mary Jane Armstrong Henney]

Russell, Jane A. Brubach - Mansfield - Jane A. Brubach Russell, 80, of 800 Logan Road died Saturday, July 13, 1996, at Mifflin Care Center after a short illness. She was born May 21, 1916, in Mansfield, to George and Pearl Mengert Brubach, and lived here all her life. She is survived by three nieces, three nephews, several great-nephews and great-nieces; great great-nieces and great great-nephews; two step-daughters, Kathleen Reece of Mansfield and Gail Schiefer of Bucyrus; several step-grandchildren; and two sisters-in-law, Kathryn Brubach Ammeter and Esther Brubach. She was preceded in death by two brothers, Frederick and William Brubach. Calling hours will be at the Diamond Street Home of Wappner Funeral Directors one hour prior to the funeral services, which will be held Monday at 2 p.m. by tthe Rev. George Reece. Burial will be in Mansfield Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association. Submitted by Suzie. [Mansfield News Journal: 14 July 1996]

Russell, Jefferson -- 73Y;  d. 4/27/1955 at home, Mansfield;  b. 5/30/1881 at Lucas;  h/o Mary Miller  [MNJ 4/26/1955]

Russell, John -- SPRING MILLS -- John Russell, an old resident of Spring Mills, who resided at Delphi, was buried in the Spring Mill Cemetery last Friday. He was 88 years, 5 months and 15 days old. -- [RICHLAND SHIELD & BANNER: 18 April 1896, Vol. LXXVIII, No. 49]

Russell, John Elliott -- The funeral of Dr. John Elliott Russell was held Friday afternoon at St. Paul's Episcopal church at Mt. Vernon and was attended by Dr. R.R. Black, Mr. & Mrs. Harry Orwig and Miss Mercer, of this city (Mansfield).  [Mansfield News:  12 December 1908, p. 2]

Russell, Kenneth G. - Kenneth G. Russel, 66, of 119 Boughton Ave. died this morning in Mansfield General Hospital after a long illness. He was born Sept. 10, 1909, in Mansfield and lived here all of his life. Mr. Russell was a retired 47 year employee of the Ohio Edison Co. He was a member of VFW Post 4493 and Royal Order of Moose. He served with the U.S. Army in World War II. Surviving are his wife, Jane Brubach Russell, two daughters, Mrs. Randell (Gail) Scheifer of Tiro, and Mrs. George (Kathleen) Reece of Mansfield, eight grandchildren, one great-grandson, one sister, Mrs. Hazel DeVore of Bowling Green, Ky., and one brother, George W. of Mansfield. Services will be held Friday at 10:30 a.m. at the Ontario Home of Wappner Funeral Directors. Burial will be in Mansfield Memorial Park. There will be no calling hours. Submitted by Suzie. [Mansfield News-Journal: 25 August 1976, p. 30]

Russell, L.G. -- Tuesday.  L.G. Russell, proprietor of the Continental hotel at Crestline, died last night.  The deceased was a member of Oriental Commandery, K.T. of Cleveland, and several of the Crestline members of Mansfield Commandery will escort the remains to Cleveland, where the funeral will be held Thursday.  [Richland Shield & Banner:  25 March 1893]

Russell, Lee Henry - 64Y;  d. 5/6/1954 at home;  Born 2/5/1890 at Ashland Co., OH;  h/o Estella Yearling  [MNJ 5/6/1954]

Russell, Mrs. William  -- Monday.  Mrs. Wm. Russell died Saturday afternoon at 4 o'clock of consumption, at the age of 22 years.  She leaves a husband and two small children.  Funeral services were held by Rev. N.S. Albright, at the residence of the deceased, yesterday afternoon.  The remains were taken to Orleans, N.Y. for interment.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  16 February 1889, Vol. LXXI, No. 39]

Russell, William -- Lexington.  William Russell died Wednesday night at his home, one mile south of here after a long and severe ordeal of suffering, aged 76 years.  Funeral services were held at 11 o'clock Friday, in the Christian church here.  The Rev. Orville Cook, the pastor, delivered a sermon that was of most tender sentiment and beautiful phrase.  <scripture omitted> The minister's words brought solace to the anguished hearts of the kindred of the deceased, who was baptized in the faith a few weeks ago and hope was the anchor of his soul in the dread ordeal of death.  The deceased was born in Pennsylvania and had lived near Lexington since the year 1859.  He was twice married and his second wife whose maiden name was Colman and a large family of children survive him.  --  [Bellville Messenger:  17 January 1902, Vol. X, No. 3]

Russell, William Wesley. -William Wesley Russell, aged 63 years, died at his home in Lucas Monday morning at 8 o’clock, after a short illness.  He is survived by his wife, five sons and one daughter.  One sister, Mrs. E. L. Harris, resides in this city.  Funeral from the home Wednesday at 2 p.m.  Submitted by Jean and Faye.  [The Mansfield News:  Monday, May 27, 1907]

Rust, Susie Heston -- Mansfield- Mrs. Susie HESTON RUST, 84 formerly of Harvard Avenue, widow of attorney Hugh M RUST, died Tuesday evening in Newark Convalescent Inn after an extended illness. Mrs. RUST was born Oct. 14, 1900. in Ashland County, and had been a resident of this area all her life. She moved to Newark in 1974 due to ill health. She had been registrar for the Mansfield-Richland County Health Department, retiring in 1970 after 28 years of service. She attended Muskingum College. She was a member of the Linden Road Presbyterian Church, a charter member of the Richland County Bar Association Auxiliary and Viewer Club.  Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Carl (Margaret) GRIMM of Newark, and a brother, Samuel S. HESTON of Cuyahoga Falls. Services are pending at Finefrock Funeral Home.  Submitted by Joanna.  [MANSFIELD NEWS JOURNAL:  19 December 1984, p. 8A]

Rutan, Ada Bell -- d. 9/14/1867 at Crawford Co., OH;  6m; 7d;  b. Crawford Co., OH;  white;  cause:  diarrhea;  res.  Crawford Co., OH  [Richland Co. Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Rutan, Dale E. -- 19y;  d. 9/21/1952 at Gen. Hosp., Mansfield;  skull fracture after auto accident  [MN 9/22/1952]

Rutan, John -- John Rutan died Thursday at 10 o'clock a.m. at his home eight miles northeast of the city.  He was about 35 years of age.  Funeral Saturday at 10 a.m., at Milton church.  [Semi-Weekly News:  16 November 1897, Vol. 13, No. 92]

Rutan, John -- Butler.  The news of the death of John Rutan was indeed a shock to his friends.  He was at the depot on Tuesday afternoon and Thursday at 10 o'clock a.m. his death came.  He was aged 29 years.  [Semi-Weekly News:  19 November 1897, Vol. 13, No. 93]

Rutan, Kate -- Shelby, Sept. 2 -- Miss Kate Rutan living about three miles west of this place, died this morning under very peculiar circumstances.  It was supposed at first that she had been poisoned by eating ice cream, but later reports say that such was not the case.  Miss Rutan's sister was taken sick also after eating the ice cream, but has now recovered.  A consultation was had by a few physicians this morning, but on account of the many rumors afloat nothing definite can be learned as to the real cause of her death.  The purity of the cream has been questioned and no doubt an analysis will be forthcoming.  [Mansfield Herald:  09 September 1886]

Ruth, ---- -- The infant child of Mr. & Mrs. Edward Ruth of No. 24˝ N. Adams Street, died Friday and was buried today.  [Mansfield (OH) Daily Shield: 10 May 1909]

Ruth, Catherine -- d. 12/23/1870 at poor house, dropsy and old age;  84y;  b. Weller Twp.;  laborer;  res. poor house [Richland Co. Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Ruth, Elijah

Ruth, H.D. -- Newville.  Our quiet town was startled last Friday morning about 4 o'clock when the news went over the town that Father H.D. Ruth was dead.  So sudden was the news that it shocked both old and young.  Mr. Ruth was a citizen of this place some 20 years and was engaged in the dry goods business.  By close attention he made a success of it and accumulated considerable of this world's goods.  He was born in Maryland and first settled in Ashland County, Ohio.  He was the last one of the family left.  He lived to the good old age of 78 years, 2 months and 10 days.  He was a consistent Democrat.  He leaves a wife, one son and a daughter here, and one daughter at Cleveland.  The body was viewed by a large crowd of the best citizens of the town and surrounding county.  The services were conducted by Rev. Connel of Perrysville.  Mr. Ruth was high up in the mystic ties of Free Masonry.  [Richland Shield & Banner:  09 April 1892]

Ruth, Henry -- Friday.  Henry Ruth, aged 77 years, died at his home in Newville at 4 a.m. this morning of heart failure.  Funeral at 10 a.m. Sunday.  [Richland Shield & Banner:  09 April 1892, Vol. XXIV, No. 46]

Rutherford, William B. -- Bellville and southern Richland County received the news of the death of W.B. Rutherford, aged 55 years, owner and manager of the Bellville Flour Mills, Tuesday, with much regret at having lost one of the community's most prominent citizens, and with much sympathy for the remaining members of the family.  Three years ago Mr. Rutherford suffered a slight stroke of paralysis and since has been in poor health.  The second stroke was quickly followed by a third last Friday evening with death resulting early Tuesday morning.  Mr. Rutherford came to Bellville eight years ago, he and his family having previously lived in Albany, O.  He was a member of the Albany Modern Woodsmen of America and the Bellville F.Q.A.M. and I.O.O.F. lodges.  As an active member of the Bellville Methodist church, a kind and loving father and a most respected citizen, the deceased will be greatly missed by all who knew him.  Funeral services were held this afternoon from the late home and interment was made in the Bellville Cemetery.  Rev. James Lyon, of Berea, a former pastor of the Methodist church, was in charge.  The survivors are:  the wife, Mrs. Carrie Rutherford, a daughter, Mrs. Natalie Stevens Myers, and two sons, William Paul, of McArthur, and James Kenneth, of Athens.  [Richland County Leader:  01 February 1923, Vol. 4, No. 5]

Rutter, William H. -- ONTARIO.  William H. Rutter died last Friday evening of consumption, with which he had been suffering for over two months. Prior to that he had had a long siege of typhoid fever and he was able to be up and around only a short time until he was stricken down again. He was perfectly resigned to go at the Master's Call. He was a faithful member of the M.E. Church for about 10 years. He was 46 years old and leaves a wife and one child. He was respected by all who knew him and was always ready to lend a helping hand when needed. Funeral services were held Sunday at the M.E. Church, conducted by the Rev. Richards. He was buried under the auspices of the Knights of Pythias of which he was a member. Interment was made at the U.P. Cemetery. Samuel Rank and wife and F. Hartman and wife of Mansfield were in attendance at the funeral. [RICHLAND SHIELD & BANNER: 08 February 1896, Vol. LXXVIII, No. 39]

Rutter, William H. -- COOKTON, Feb. 3 -- William Rutter, aged 38, died at his home at Ontario, Friday evening, Jan. 31, of consumption. Mr. Rutter was a charter member of Acadia Lodge, Knights of Pythias. [RICHLAND SHIELD & BANNER: 08 February 1896, Vol. LXXVIII, No. 39]

Ryan, ---- -- The 3-months-old child of J.W. Ryan and wife, of Harker Street, died Sunday evening.  The funeral services took place Monday at 10 o'clock at St. Peter's Catholic church.  [Semi-Weekly News:  20 April 1897, Vol. 13, No. 32]

Ryan, Chas. -- Monday.  Chas. Ryan, aged 16 years, died at this home near the fair grounds at 4 o'clock this morning, of inflammation of the bowels.  The funeral of the deceased, who is a county charge, will take place tomorrow afternoon.  [Richland Shield & Banner:  27 August 1892]

Ryan, Howard -- 66Y;  d. 7/29/1954 at Mansfield Gen. Hosp.;  b. 8/13, 1887 at Mansfield;  s/o Harry & Emma Shaffer Ryan;  h/o Kathryn Farmer;  bur. Mansfield Cem.  [MNJ 7/29/1954]

Ryan, Mrs. Peter -- Saturday.  Mrs. Peter Ryan, who resided on Spring Mill Street, died at 4 o'clock this morning.  The funeral will be held from the late residence tomorrow afternoon at 3 o'clock.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  08 September 1894, Vol. LXXVII, No. 17]

Ryan, Mrs. W.J. -- Mrs. W.J. Ryan, wife of Guard Ryan, of the reformatory, died Saturday morning about 11:50 o'clock at her home, corner of Harker and Daisy streets.  She was about 36 years of age and was a nice of John Butler.  The body was taken to Columbus for burial, in accordance with her wish.  [Semi-Weekly News:  27 April 1897, Vol. 13, No. 34]

Ryan, Thomas -- Saturday.  A stone mason whose name is said to be Thomas Ryan, while on his way from this city to Columbus, was run over and killed by a train on the Hocking Valley railroad, six miles north of the latter city, yesterday.  [Richland Shield & Banner:  04 June 1892]

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