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Wachs, Byrda Faye Richey -- Mrs. Byrda Faye Richey Wachs, 70, died at her home at 944 Lenox Ave., yesterday after an extended illness.  Born in Mifflin Township, April 14, 1885, the daughter of Frank and Inez Ruby Richey, she lived in the area all her life.  She was an active member of the Pilgrim Holiness Church.  Surviving besides her husband, F. N. Wachs, are three sons; Wilbur F., Dale F., and Don E., two daughters; Mrs. Glen Oswalt and Mrs. Gordon Smith; one brother James Richey of Wellington; one sister, Mrs. Robert Calver; 11 grandchildren and one great grandson, all of this area.  Services will be conducted at the J.H. Finefrock and Sons Funeral Home Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. with Rev. Ralph Bridges, pastor of the Pilgrim Holiness Church, officiating.  He will be assisted by Rev. Harley Bennett, former pastor and now of London, Oh. Burial will be in the Franklin Cemetery.  Friends may call after 9 p.m. today.  Submitted by Linda & Shirley.  (Mansfield News Journal: October 16, 1955 p.3)

Wachs, Peter -- Peter Wachs, an old pioneer farmer, was instantly killed on the Cleveland, Columbus, Cincinnati & Indianapolis Railroad while on his way to Crestline at 10 o'clock Tuesday morning. Mr. Wachs, for a number of years has been living one mile south of Crestline, and in his old age was becoming quite deaf, and for this reason his family often urged him not to venture upon the railroad track. But forgetful of the advice, he started up for C.C. track. When No. 3 passenger train pulled out of town, a little before 10, Mr. Wachs saw it coming, and stepped aside until it passed, when he again took the track. He did not know that an extra engine was closely following this passenger train, and with his head drooped went on toward Crestline. The engineer and fireman gave the necessary warning from the time they first saw him, but the old gentleman being almost deaf did not hear the whistle and as a consequence he was run down and instantly killed. When the engine struck him he was hurled several rods from the track and when picked up life was extinct. An examination showed that all his limbs were broken and the entire top of his head crushed in. He was aged 77 years. -- [THE MANSFIELD HERALD: 06 August 1884, Vol. 34, No. 38]

Waddell, Charles Otis -- d. 3/17/1955 at Dwight L. Waddell residence, Mansfield;  b. 6/13/1895 at Brinkhaven, OH;  s/o William A. & Effie Frances (Sapp) Waddell;  Carpenter;  bur. at Condit, OH  [MNJ 3/18/1955]

Waddell, Grace Anna Zahner -- Following an extended illness during which she had been a patient sufferer, Mrs. Grace Anna Zahner Waddell died Christmas morning at the home of her sister, Mrs. Willard Amsbaugh, two miles west of Bellville.  The funeral was held there Saturday and burial was in the Bellville cemetery.  Rev. J.F. Mariatte conducted the funeral rites.  The deceased woman was the daughter of Mr. & Mrs. William Zahner and was born October 20, 1860.  Most of her life was spent in Dunkirk, Ohio, where she was married to Samuel Waddell in 1882.  His demise occurred several years ago.  One son, Samuel Waddell, of Columbus, survives;  also three sisters, one grandchild, eight nieces and six nephews.  She was a kind mother, a loving sister and always ready to aid the needy.   [Richland County Leader:  01 January 1920, Vol. 1, No. 4]

Waddell, Joseph -- 84Y;  d. 12/7/1955 at New Concord, OH;  former Mansfield resident;  h/o Edna  [MNJ 12/9/1955]

Wade, Benton F. (external link)

Wade, Cye A. -- b. 5/22/1912;  d. 12/17/1962;  bur. Bellville Cem.  [source:  Memorial booklet on file at Butler / Clear Fork Historical Museum]

Wade, Nell E.

Wade, Wilbur — Bellville. Died Tuesday in the Civil Hospital at Peterboro, Ontario, Canada, where he had been a patient since Oct. 25. He was a retired employee of the Mansfield Tire and Rubber Co. at Mansfield. Surviving are his wife, Theresa; one daughter, Mrs. Nancy Bowman of Mansfield; four sons, Wilbur Jr., and Larry, both of Mansfield, and Bob of Bellville, and Curtis in Florida; 13 grandchildren; and one great-grandson; four brothers, Dorcy, Ralph, Melvin, ….. and four sisters, ….both of Ashland, and several nieces and nephews. (Rest missing) Submitted by Linda & Shirley. Typed by Gay Hoffman. [Mansfield News Journal, Wed., 12/24/1969, p. 18]

Wagaman, ---- - - (Lucas)  The oldest daughter of Jno. Wagaman died on Monday and was buried on Wednesday at the I. O. O. F.  Cemetery. Her age was 14 years. This is the third death on Spring Run from typhoid Fever.  Submitted by Carrol Ann.  [Richland Shield & Banner:  14 December 1889]

Wagaman, ---- -- Lucas.  The oldest daughter of Jno. Wagaman died on Monday and was buried on Wednesday at the I.O.O.F. Cemetery.  Her age was 14 years.  This is the third death on Spring Run from typhoid fever.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  14 December 1889, Vol. LXXII, No. 30]

Wagaman, Annie -- Mrs. Wagaman, County Resident 55 Years, Dies at 81.  Funeral services for Mrs. Annie Wagaman, 81, a former Richland county resident, who died Monday at her home in Akron, will be held Thursday at 10:30 a. m. at the Mt. Zion church with Rev. George Bright of Lucas officiating.  Burial will be in the Mt. Zion cemetery.   Mrs. Wagaman was born  in Pennsylvania and lived in Richland county for 55 years.  She is survived by six children.  Charles of Mifflin, Doyle of Akron, Virgil of Columbus, Mrs. Curtis Mowers of Akron, Mrs. Roy Foulks of Akron, Mrs. Mervilla Snook of Mansfield, and 11 grandchildren and six great grandchildren.   The body was removed to the Sigler funeral home in Hayesville where it will remain until the time of the funeral. Submitted by Jean.  [unknown newspaper:  01 June 1936]

Wagaman, Annie.  Submitted by Jack.

Wagaman, Charles S. -- Died:  February 24, 1951.  He was born January 18, 1884.Submitted by Jack. 

Wagaman, Mildred -- Races to Doctor With Dying Baby  -- Mrs. Millard Wagaman Drives over Richland Hills In Effort to Save Child  -- Death followed Mrs. Millard Wagaman into the office of I.H. LaBArre this morning and claimed her seven-months old daughter Mildred, a few minutes after she raced across Richland County hills to save her child. She placed the baby in the physicians arms, but before he could  relieve its sufferings, it breathed its last. The infant has been ill for a month. Pneumonia was the first attack, but before she could recover general disability set in and death resulted. Mrs. Wagaman lives with her husband five miles north of Mansfield.  The baby was more restless than usual last night and after a sleepless night, the tired mother raced to bring her daughter to town for relief. She did not realize the seriousness of the child's condition, for before Dr. LaBarre could attend, the gasps ceased. No arrangements have been made for the funeral.  Submitted by Carrol Ann.  [Mansfield News:  04 February 1914]

Wagar, Paul Knox -- Paul Knox Wagar, elder of the two little sons of Rev. and Mrs. V.W. Wagar, of Lorain, died Tuesday, Jan. 13.  The remains will be brought to Bellville for interment Friday, Jan. 23.  Mrs. Wagar was formerly Miss Una Knox, of Bellville.   --  [Bellville Messenger:  22 January 1902, Vol. 11, No. 3]

Wagenman, Leola B. -- 55Y;  d. 5/6/1956 at Shelby Mem. Hosp.;  b. 1/21/1901 at Greenfield, OH;  Came to Shelby from Jackson, OH;  w/o Walter (d. circa 1951)  [MNJ 5/7/1956]

Wagerman, Jacob

Waghorn, Richard -- Richard Waghorn died at his home, 104 Maude Avenue, this morning at 11 o'clock aged 71 years.  Funeral services Monday afternoon at  3 o'clock.  [Mansfield News:  29 July 1899]

Wagner, Adolph -- DIED -- At Garret City, Ind., ADOLPH, eldest son of J.W. and Katherine Wagner, of this city, aged 17 years. [MANSFIELD HERALD: 02 August 1883, Vol. 33, No. 37]

Wagner, Anna Maria "Mary" (Rabold) -- Died, at the residence of Mr. J.F. Saiger, in Huron County, Ohio, on the 21st. inst., Anna Maria Wagner, wife of Daniel Wagner, aged 68 years, 7 months and 2 days.  [Shelby Independent News:  24 August 1876, Vol. 8, No. 44]

Wagner, Anna Maria "Mary" (Rabold) -- Died.  Anna Mary Rabold, wife of Daniel Wagner, was born at Newmanstown, Berkes County, Pa., Jan. 5, 1808, and died at the residence of J.F. Saiger, Huron Co., O., August 21, 1876, aged 68 years, 7 months and 16 days.  Mrs. Wagner was a devoted wife and mother and much esteemed by her neighbors.  She was for many years a member of the Reformed congregation at Ganges.  A sufferer for over a year, her life calmly passed away.  Funeral services were held in the Reformed Church by Rev. N.H. Loose, after which her remains were laid to rest in Oakland Cemetery.  - - N.H.L.  [Shelby Independent News:  31 August 1876, Vol. 8, No. 45]

Wagner, Daniel -- DIED -- At Shelby, Jan. 27th., Daniel Wagner, father of Mrs. J.F. Saiger, aged 79 years. -- [THE MANSFIELD HERALD: 14 February 1884, Vol. 34, No. 13]

Wagner, E.W. -- Wednesday.  To those of our readers who remember the cruel murder of E.W. Wagner, a former resident of this city, in Monterey, Cal., about a year ago, the following item taken from a recent issue of the Los Angeles, Cal. Herald, will be of interest:  "Salinas, Cal., May 31 -- C.W. Hawes was today sentenced by Judge Dorn to serve fifty years in the San Quentin Penitentiary for the murder of E.W. Wagner, at Monterey, in June, 1891."  [Richland Shield & Banner:  11 June 1892]

Wagner, Edward W. -- This morning, C.W. Wagner, the druggist, received a copy of a San Francisco paper, containing a lengthy account of the shooting at Monterey, Cal., on the 18th. inst., of his brother, Edward W. Wagner, who is well known in this county, by a morphine fiend, Charles Hawes.  The deceased was about 45 years of age, and, after learning the drug business in this city, went to California about 24 years ago.  At the time of his death he was a drug clerk and was just closing the store for the evening when his murderer called for 10 cents worth of morphine.  Without any reason whatever he then shot Mr. Wagner, the ball lodging in the abdomen, and causing his death, last Sunday evening.  He leaves a wife and two children.  Mr. Wagner formerly lived in this city and served his apprenticeship as a druggist with Mr. P. Bigelow.  About twenty-four years ago he went west and finally to California, where he met death while in the discharge of his duty.  He is a brother of A.F., F.W., Therese and C.W. Wagner, of this city, whom he visited with his family about three years ago.  -- [Richland Shield & Banner:  04 July 1891, Vol. LXXIV, No. 7]

Wagner, Emma -- As the result of confirmed melancholia, which had possibly unbalanced her mind, Mrs. Emma Wagner, wife of Lewis Wagner, committed suicide at an early hour this morning by throwing herself into the cistern at her home on Glessner Avenue, near Wood Street.  The case is a very sad one as the victim had always expressed herself very strongly against suicide and had always looked with horror on the though of anyone ending his own life by violence.  She was always a hard working, industrious woman and enjoyed the respect and esteem of all in her circle of friends and acquaintances.  The afflicted family has the sympathy of her friends in the loss of a good mother, as she certainly was.  Mr. Wagner has been working of late at R.F. Andress' restaurant on North Main Street, where he is employed as cook.  This morning he arose shortly before 3 o'clock to go to work and while he was dressing Mrs. Wagner said that she though she might as well get up also.  he told her that she had better remain in bed, as it was so early and so she did not get up just then.  He left the house and went to his work and it would seem that it could not have been long before Mrs. Wagner arose, evidently with the idea in mind of committing her rash act.  About ten minutes before 5 o'clock her daughter Blanche got up, found the sitting room dark, and on looking into her mother's room, found that she was not there.  She was somewhat surprised at this, for her mother had not been feeling very well the day before, no in fact for several days.  As she did not find her mother in the kitchen she called her sister, Mrs. Maud Zerby, who lives at her parent's home.  The sisters began to make a search for their mother.  On going into the wash house which is west of the kitchen they were horrified to discover that the chain pump and platform, which are fastened together, had been raised up about 18 inches and had been propped up with a board.  They called in a neighbor, Charles Young, and he made an effort to find if there was anyone in the cistern.  He used a clothes prop to feel around in the water and at first did not find anything, but after peering into the water he saw what appeared to be a striped dress.  The other two daughters, Bess and Mame, who had been aroused at the first alarm, and had come down stairs, though the latter had not been well for some time and had been confined to her bed.  Others of the neighbors had been summoned and Joseph Seiffly, John Hull, Fred Gieseman, Gus Douglass and others came and with the assistance of the men the body was recovered from the cistern.  A clothes pole with a nail at the end was used to catch the neck of the woman's dress and she was finally brought to the top.  There was a large bruise on her right arm, and from the condition of the body, it would seem that she must have been dead a couple of hours.  The daughters did not hear any noise and she must have gone about the preparations for her death very quietly.  The wash=house is off of the kitchen on the west side of the house and the outside door of the wash-house had not been opened.  It seems remarkable that she was able to lift up the heavy pump and platform, for they were connected and had to be raised together.  The platform was tightly nailed down.  After she had propped up the platform with the board there was scarcely room enough between to admit her body.  In throwing herself into the cistern she plunged head first into the water which was between four and five feet deep.  Coroner Baughman was called and accompanied by Constable Winters and Dr. Bushnell, went to the scene of the fatality.  He viewed the body and the place where she had committed suicide.  Wappner Brothers were called to take charge of the body and dress it for burial.  Mrs. Wagner was 59 years of age and leaves a husband and four daughters.  She was born at Wooster, where she spent her early years.  The daughters all live at home.  the family has resided in this city for 18 years.  For some weeks past one of the daughters, Miss Mame, has been ill and her mother worried a great deal over the matter and often said to the attending physician that she was afraid that Mame was not going to get well, though the doctor assured her that the case was not one to cause her anxiety.  To the other daughters Mrs. Wagner remarked that she believed that she would go crazy if Mame should die.  The daughter has been getting better steadily, but her mother was not reassured and seemed to settle into deep melancholy.  It had been noticed for a few days past that Mrs. Wagner had acted rather peculiar, though nothing was thought of it.  The woman was a member of the German Lutheran church at Wooster.  The inquest has been set for Tuesday and the funeral will likely be held Monday.   [Mansfield News:  15 July 1899]

Wagner, Emma -- The funeral of Mrs. Lewis Wagner, who committed suicide last Saturday morning at her home on Glessner Avenue, took place this afternoon from her late home.  The services were conducted by the Rev. Dr. H.L. Wiles, of the Lutheran church.  [Mansfield News:  17 July 1899]

Wagner, Francisca (Martin) -- Mrs. Francisca Wagner, wife of Charles W. Wagner, died Sunday morning at 12:45 o'clock at her home, 16 West Second Street, of hemorrhages.  Her maiden name was Miss Francisca Martin and she was born Sept. 9, 1841 at Otterberg, Rheinisch, Bavaria.  She came to this country and to Mansfield in 1856, and she was married April 18, 1866, to Charles W. Wagner, who with one daughter, Miss Katharine F. Wagner, survives her.  Mrs. Wagner was a member of St. John's German Evangelical Church.  Funeral services at the family residence, 16 West Second Street, Wednesday afternoon, at 2 o'clock, conducted by the Rev. Ferdinand Buesser.  --  [Semi-Weekly News (Mansfield):  07 June 1898, Vol. 14, No. 48]

Wagner, Frank -- DIED, At the residence of his father, F.W. Wagner, at No. 96 South Diamond Street, at 6:20 a.m., Dec. 17, Frank Wagner, aged 20 years and ? months.  Funeral at 2 p.m., Dec. 19.  --  [Mansfield Weekly News:  22 December 1887, Vol. 4, No. 6]

Wagner, George -- Saturday.  Geo. Wagner will be buried tomorrow from the home of his father, 6 Vale Avenue, at 1 o'clock.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  16 March 1889, Vol. LXXI, No. 43]

Wagner, Johanna Maria -- Died, Mrs. Johanna Maria Wagner, wife of F.W. Wagner, died at the family residence, No. 253 South Diamond Street.  Funeral from the residence Saturday, May 20, at 2 o'clock p.m.  [Mansfield News:  18 May 1899]

Wagner, John P. -- Saturday.  John P. Wagner, aged 83 years, father of F.W., C.W. and A.F. Wagner, of this city, died last night at Garrett, Ind., at the residence of his son William.  The remains will be brought to this city tomorrow and the funeral will be held from the residence of F.W. Wagner, 96 South East Diamond Street at 2 o'clock tomorrow afternoon.  The funeral will be under the auspices of Richland lodge, No. 161, I.O.O.F., of which he was a member.  [Richland Shield & Banner:  23 January 1892]

Wagner, Henry -- 53Y;  d. 8/21/1955 at Detroit, MI;  former Mansfield resident;  b. Austria-Hungary;  h/o Katherine  [MNJ 8/23/1955]  

Wagner, Herman -- Sunday.  Herman Wagner, son of William Wagner and wife, died at his home in Garrett, Indiana, yesterday.  The remains will be brought to this city and interred in the Mansfield Cemetery tomorrow afternoon at 2 o'clock.  Funeral services will be held at the home of Wm. Martin, on South Diamond Street.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  24 February 1894, Vol. LXXVI, No. 41]

Wagner, Kenneth -- Shelby -- Kenneth C. Wagner, 81, former Tiro resident, died Wednesday in Huntington Beach (Calif.) Hospital following a short illness. Arrangements are pending at the Barkdull Funeral Home. Submitted by Linda and Shirley. [Mansfield News Journal: 1 September 1988.]

Wagner, Lizzie -- Mansfield, May 15.  Miss Lizzie Wagner, of Garret, Ind., daughter of J.W. Wagner, died at that place yesterday.  The remains will be brought here to-night and will be buried from the home of her uncle, B. Sens, 74 West Fourth Street, to-morrow at 2 p.m.  J.W. Wagner was a resident of this city about 12 years ago.  --  [Mansfield Evening News:  15 May 1890, Vol. 6, No. 60]

Wagner, Mary -- Bellville - Mrs. Mary Wagner, aged 82 years, died at Chicago Junction, Wednesday and the remains were interred here this morning.  [Mansfield News: 30 August 1901, Vol. 17, No. 154]

Wagner, Moritz A. -- The funeral of Moritz A. Wagner, which took place this afternoon from the residence of his parents on South Diamond Street, was largely attended by the friends and neighbors of the deceased.  The services were conducted by Rev. F. Buesser in German and Rev. H.L. Wiles in English.  The pall bearers were A.F. Ackerman and John Hayden, of the SHIELD, Otto Perl, of the COURIER, Conrad Kalmerten, Henry Goetz and Robert Boyd.  The floral contributions were fine, among them a compositor's stick and a compositor's case from his associates in the SHIELD office.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  06 April 1895, Vol. LXXVII, No. 47]

Wagner, Moritz A. -- Moritz A. Wagner, a son of 'Squire Frederick Wagner, departed this life Sunday morning, March 31, at his home, 259 South Main Street, aged 31 years and 1 month.  Moritz Wagner was an efficient and faithful compositor.  He began his trade about fifteen years ago in the office of the Mansfield Courier, where he worked steadily until the summer of 1885, when he took a case for the News, where he remained about two years.  Since that time he worked at his trade in Pittsburg, Pa., and Akron until January, 1894, when he took a case in the SHIELD compositing room, at which he worked as steadily as failing health would permit until Monday evening, March 11, which was his last day's work at the case.  Consumption of the lungs had marked him for its victim and his final illness terminated in eternal rest from worldly cares and labors i the brief space of three weeks.  Moritz Wagner was a steady and industrious young man.  He was honorable and exemplary in his habits and character and his genial manners made him a favorite with all his associates.  His employers and fellow employees on the SHIELD are especially grieved by his untimely death.  In his life was exemplified the virtue of a dutiful son, for he helped to support his aged parents from the time he first began to earn a livelihood.  About thee years ago he married Miss Kate Gleason and their only child is a bright little girl not quite two years old.  Funeral services will be held at the residence of his parents, 253 South Diamond Street, Tuesday, April 3, at 1:30 o'clock p.m.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  06 April 1895, Vol. LXXVII, No. 47]

Wagner, Mrs. Theodore -- Lexington.  The remains of Mrs. Theodore Wagner, who died in Washington Township, were interred in the Lexington Cemetery, Sept. 8.  [Semi-Weekly News:  15 September 1896, Vol. 12, No. 75]

Wagner, Robert – Mansfield. Robert Wagner, 55, of 514 Park Avenue West, died at a Pontiac, Mich. hospital Sunday night. Born at Barnesboro, Pa., Sept. 6, 1915, Mr. Wagner was a veteran of World War II, having served in the Army, Third Infantry Division, he was a member of VFW Post No. 9943, DAV Chapter 021 and Amvets, Robert Spreng Post No. 26. He was a member of St. Peter’s Catholic Church and the Holy Name Society. Mr. Wagner came to Mansfield in 1957 and was a retired employer of Fisher Body plant. Survivors are his wife Frances L. (Hopper) Wagner; three sons, Robert, James and Jeffrey, all of Mansfield; two daughters, Mrs. James Hoffman II of Lexington and Mrs. William Kuhn of Mansfield; five brothers, Cecil of Rochester, Mich., Norman of Drayton Plains, Mich., Edward of Palton, Pa., and Alvin and Larue, both of Pontiac, Mich.; five sisters, Mrs. William Sawtell of Anaheim, Calif., Mrs. Herbert Morris and Mrs. William Spencer, both of Drayton Plains, Mich., Mrs. William Honaker and Mrs. Eugene Miller, both of Pontiac, Mich., and two grandchildren. ____John A. McClure officiating. Burial will be made in Mansfield Catholic Cemetery. The Rosary will be recited at The Jones Memorial Funeral Home Thursday evening at 8:30. Friends will be received at the Jones Memorial from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday and from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Submitted by Linda & Shirley. Typed by Susie. [Mansfield News Journal: 1 June 1971, Pg. 7]. Note: Obituary incomplete.

Wagner, Solomon -- Solomon Wagner was born in Franklin Co., Penn., Oct. 11, 1824, and died at the home of Abner Oldfield near Bellville, O., March 3, 1897 at the advanced age of 72 years, 4 months and 22 days.  Mr. Wagner had been a resident of Bellville for about 53 years.  His illness had continued for several years, and although he endured patiently and awaited his summons with resignation, ever evincing a beautiful Christian spirit.  The deceased had been a charter member of the local fraternity of F. & A.M., and for twenty-one years a member of the Presbyterian church.  In this church his funeral services were conducted by the pastor Rev. C.W. Caldwell, and the order of which he was a member, on Sunday, March 7, at 11 o'clock, a large congregation of friends being present.  Among the friends from a distance were Mr. Wagner's brother David, of Wheeling and Mrs. Torbet, of near Bellaire, who is a daughter of Mr. David Wagner, and a Mrs. Tinkey of near Warsaw, Ind.  Mr. Wagner will long be remembered by all who knew him intimately as a shining example of the power of divine grace to sustain even throughout years of suffering.  He has entered into his reward.  A widow remains to mourn the loss of a good husband, their three children having preceded the father into the other world.  [Bellville Messenger:  11 March 1897]

Wagner, William Henry -- Willie Wagner, aged 13, son of John Wagner, died Thursday morning.  --  [Mansfield Herald:  10 July 1890, Vol. 40, No. 34]

Wagner, William Henry -- DIED, July 2, William Henry, son of John A. Wagner, aged 13 years.  Funeral Friday, July 4, at 2 p.m., from 98 South Adams Street.  --  [Mansfield Evening News:  03 July 1890, Vol. 6, No. 102]  *An additional death notice can be found in the 05 July 1890 issue of Richland Shield & Banner.

Wagner, Willie -- Monday.  Willie Wagner, the 6-years-old son of A.F. Wagner, of South Main Street, died yesterday morning of brain fever after an illness of two weeks.  The funeral will be held tomorrow afternoon, Rev. Buesser officiating.  [Richland Shield & Banner:  03 December 1892]

Wagoner, ---- -- Bellville.  Three funerals were preached in town Sunday, which made the day unusually sad.  Mr. Wagoner died at the home of Abner Oldfield, Thursday, and was buried Sunday morning at 11 o'clock.  The funeral services were conducted by the Rev. C.W. Caldwell at the Presbyterian Church.  The order of Masons, of which Mr. Wagoner was a charter member, attended in a body.  Mr. Wagoner was past 72 years old.  [Semi-Weekly News:  09 March 1897, Vol. 13, No. 20]

Wahlters, Herman -- Herman Wahlters, one of the victims of the horrible accident Thursday morning at the Ohio Brass Works when he and Frank Cook were burned by molten brass and precipitated into a vat of water by reason of the grating upon which they were standing giving way, died at 9:45 o'clock Thursday night at the result of his injuries.  Mrs. Wahlters passed away at his boarding place at the home of Miss Lucetta White, 313 Spring Mill Street, to which place he was removed after the accident occurred.  His body was a mass of burns and the skin peeled off.  It was an awful sight.  His father and four brothers from Canton were at his bedside, having been notified of the accident.  The young man remained conscious up until an hour before he died.  He suffered intense pain.  Mr. Wahlters was 21 years of age, unmarried and had been working here for about a year.  He came from Canton and was a member of the molders' union.  The remains were taken to Canton this morning at 10:40 on the Pennsylvania, accompanied by the father, and four brothers of the deceased.  Upon arrival at Canton the body was removed to the home of Mr. Wahtlers' father, where the funeral services will be held Sunday.  [Mansfield News:  16 August 1901, Vol. 17, No. 142]

Waite, Thomas Dixon  -- The subject of this sketch was born in South Wellingham, England, April 11, 1835, and died at Cleveland, Ohio, at the home of his son, J.F. Waite, Jan. 23, 1915, aged 79 years, 9 months and 12 days.  May 31, 1862 he was united in marriage to Emeline LaDow, who died June 2, 1890.  Thomas Dixon Waite came to this country with his parents in 1854, the family consisting of five sons and one daughter.  Here he continued to reside until twelve years ago, when he went to Cleveland to live with this son and family, whose loving ministrations have been gladly bestowed upon the father.  His illness has been of some length, in spite of this fact his death was unexpected, as none realized that the end was so near.  Mr. Waite was a blacksmith by trade, which he followed for many years in Plymouth, and for a number of years was engaged in the implement trade, after the stress of hard labor and advancing years began to reduce his strength.  He was of a quiet, unassuming nature, and was a man held in the highest esteem by all those bearing his acquaintance and his death will be mourned not only in the home but by his large circle of relatives and friends, as he was a man who would endear himself to any one.  The remains were brought here Monday forenoon and taken to the chapel in Greenlawn, funeral services being conducted by the members of Paris Lodge, No. 749, I.O.O.F., assisted by Rev. C.F. Mott, pastor of the M.E. Church, interment in the family burial lot in Greenlawn Cemetery.  --  [Plymouth Advertiser:  30 January 1915, Vol. 62, No. 11]

Waite, Thomas -- Saturday.  Thomas Waite, one of Plymouth's old and respectable citizens, was buried on Thursday afternoon.  -- [Richland Shield & Banner:  08 August 1891, Vol. LXXIV, No. 12]

Wake, Roger Allen

Wakefield, C.W. -- Friday.  C.W. Wakefield, aged 60 years, died at his home in Shiloh, at 5 o'clock yesterday afternoon.  Mr. Wakefield was engaged in the mercantile business for a number of years and was well known in the northern part of the county.  He leaves a wife and one daughter, Mrs. John Hamilton, of Shiloh.  The funeral will be held tomorrow afternoon at 2 o'clock.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  10 February 1894, Vol. LXXVI, No. 39]

Wakefield, Mrs. C.W. -- The relatives and many friends of Mrs. C.W. Wakefield, of Shiloh, were started today when they heard of her death at her home last night.  Only a week ago Saturday her husband was buried.  Last night Mrs. Wakefield, who was about 60 years old and seemingly in perfect health, dropped dead from heart disease.  Mrs. Wakefield was a lovely, amiable, Christian woman and was always on the lookout to do good to others.  Mrs. Wakefield had expected to spend the next three weeks in Mansfield so as to be able to attend the Chapman meetings.  The funeral will take place Thursday afternoon at 2 o'clock (city time) and those who wish to attend from this city can leave on the B.&O. at 10:23.  The Big Four fast line will stop at Shiloh.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  17 February 1894, Vol. LXXVI, No. 40]

Wald, Philip -- 78Y;  d. 10/29/1955 at Mansfield Gen. Hosp.;  b. 5/22/1877 at Austria-Hungary;  h/o Barbara;  bur. Mansfield Cem.  [MNJ 10/30/1955]

Walker, ---- -- A terrible accident occurred in the family of Wm. Walker, residing one mile southwest of Olivesburg, on the old Cantwell farm, last Monday one week ago.  A little girl, four or five years of age, while standing by a fire that had been kindled for the purpose of doing some coloring, caught fire and was instantly enveloped in flames.  The mother came to her rescue, and while attempting to smother the fire and save her child her own clothing caught fire, and had not her husband come to her assistance, she too might have shared the fate of her child.  The child died a few hours later.  The mother was so badly burned she could not attend the funeral.  [Ohio Liberal:  20 November 1878]

Walker, ---- -- d. 9/4/1867 at Troy Twp.;  single;  age:  3m;  4d;  b. Troy Twp.;  c/o John Walker;  white;  cause:  congestion;  res.  Troy Twp.  [Richland Co. Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Walker, ---- -- d. 9/5/1867 at Troy Twp.;  single;  6m;  b. Troy Twp.;  c/o John & Hannah A. Walker;  white;  res. Troy Twp.;  no cause given  [Richland Co. Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Walker, ---- -- Bellville.  The six months old child of Mr. & Mrs. Ezra Walker died Tuesday.  Funeral was held Wednesday conducted by the Rev. Canfield.   [Semi-Weekly News:  12 October 1897, Vol. 13, No. 82]

Walker, ---- -- Died, of pneumonia, an infant son of Ezra Walker and wife, on Sept. 5th.  The funeral took place at 2 p.m. Tuesday.  --  [Bellville Star:  09 September 1886, Vol. 9, No. 50]

Walker, ---- -- Lexington.  Smith Walker buried two children who died from diphtheria.  One on last Wednesday and the other on last Sunday and two other children are down with the same disease, and not expected to survive.  --  [Bellville Star:  07 April 1887, Vol. 10, No. 28]

Walker, ---- -- Lexington.  Smith Walker buried the third child in the Lexington Cemetery on last Friday, who died with diphtheria, and still another is down [with] the same disease.  --  [Bellville Star:  14 April 1887, Vol. 10, No. 29]

Walker, Albert -- DIED -- Of heart disease, on June 17th., 1871, in Bloominggrove Township, at the residence of his father, ALBERT WALKER, only son of Joseph Walker, aged sixteen years and 17 days.  [Shelby Independent News:  29 June 1871, Vol. 3, No. 34]

Walker, Alva -- 71Y;  d. 5/29/1956 at Mansfield Gen. Hosp.;  b. 6/2/1884 at Springfield Twp.;  s/o Samuel & Agnes (Mitchell) Walker  [MNJ 5/30/1956]

Walker, Anna

Walker, Annie (Bittenger)

Walker, Barclay   [MNJ:  5/3/2000]

Walker, Donald Dwight

Walker, Freeman -- FORMER BELLVILLE MAN DIES AT HIS HOME IN WISCONSIN -- The LEADER this week received a newspaper clipping from Mrs. Frank Phipps, Sr., of Cherokee, Iowa, concerning the death of her brother Freeman Walker, former resident of Bellville, who passed away at Ashland, Wis., January 28.  The deceased man was born in Bellville, June 20, 1856, and with his widowed mother went to western Iowa in 1872.  He married there and was the father of eight children.  In 1880 he began railroading in Iowa, later going to Wisconsin where he held important positions as yardmaster of the Chicago & Northwestern railroad until an injury overtook him, necessitating his retirement.  He was buried at Ashland, old railroad and business associates acting as pallbearers.   [Richland County Leader:  13 February 1920, Vol. 1, No. 10]

Walker, Garr -- Lexington.  Garr Walker, of Mt. Vernon, died on Tuesday of last week.  The remains were brought to our village on Thursday and at 4 p.m. were interred in Lexington Cemetery.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  31 August 1889, Vol. LXXII, No. 15]

Walker, George -- bur. 11/1888 at Mansfield Cem., inflammation of bowels, 14y, 1m, 11d  [Mansfield Herald:  31 January 1889]

Walker, Hattie -- Lexington.  Shadows of gloom fell deep on many hearts when, Tuesday evening, Miss Hattie Walker's feeble flame of life expired.  She was a daughter of Mr. & Mrs. John G. Walker and for 12 years has endured a severe ordeal of suffering from lung disease and all that loving hearts of kindred and friends could prompt was done to assuage her pain and make light the dark passage to the grave.  The Rev. Thompson officiated at her obsequies which occurred Dec. 17, at 1 o'clock.  Her age was 32 years.  [Semi-Weekly News:  22 December 1896, Vol. 12, No. 100]

Walker, Hattie

Walker, Henrietta Bell -- Mrs. Henrietta Bell Walker, aged 69 years, wife of William Walker, died Wednesday afternoon at her home in Benton Harbor, Mich.  She was born in this city and was the daughter of the late Peter Bell.  Besides her husband she is survived by three daughters, Carrie and Nellie Walker and Mrs. Frank Welch, of Chicago, a sister, Mrs. Charles Eyerly and a brother, Charles Bell, of this city.  Funeral services will be held Friday afternoon in Benton Harbor.  Submitted by Steve B.  [Mansfield News (Mansfield, Ohio) Thursday, March 10, 1921 p3, col4]

Walker, James Winslow -- BELLVILLE, Jan. 18 -- James Winslow Walker died this morning after an illness of about two months. He was 71 years old, an old soldier, an honored citizen and a good neighbor. Mr. Walker first took the oath to serve his country Aug. 7, 1862 at Bellville, served 2 years and 11 months, nearly lost his speech after being out 11 months, but still served his country. He leaves a wife and four children, Mrs. Samuel Allen and Mrs. Henry Hutzelman of Mansfield, Henry Walker of Gregory, Kansas, and Miss Lizzie Walker, who is ill at present at her home in this place. Funeral Sunday, Jan. 19, at 2 o'clock, at his late home on Huron Street, the Reverend Canfield officiating. [RICHLAND SHIELD & BANNER: 25 January 1896, Vol. LXXVIII, No. 37]

Walker, James Winslow -- Mr. James Winslow Walker died at his residence in this village last Saturday morning, January 18, 1896, aged 71 years.  Mr. Walker had been ill for about two months, and although not expected, his death was a shock to his many old friends and army comrades of the town and vicinity.  He enlisted in the service of his country on Aug. 7, 1862, and served two years and eleven months.  In the first year of his army life he nearly lost his speech, but recovering continued in the service until the close of the war, being honorably discharged with a first class record and returned to Bellville to take up the pursuits of a quiet citizen.  The funeral was held from his late home on Huron Street, Sunday, January 19, at 2 o'clock, the Rev. Canfield preaching the funeral discourse.  The attendance was very large, as Mr. Walker was known to all and was highly esteemed for his many sterling qualities as a friend, neighbor and citizen.  [source paper unknown:  date unknown -- *see other death notice for Mr. Walker (1896)]

Walker, John -- Friday.  John Walker, of South Sugar Street, died this morning at 5 o'clock.  He will be buried by the Masons.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  11 May 1889, Vol. LXXI, No. 51]

Walker, John -- Bellville.  John, two-year-old son of Foss Walker and wife, died at their home south of this place on Monday, October 9th., of cholera infantum.  Funeral on Tuesday at 11 a.m.  Interment at Bellville Cemetery.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  14 October 1893, Vol. LXXVI, No. 21]

Walker, John A. -- Venus Lodge, No. 152, F. & A.M., will have a special meeting on Sunday, May 5th., at one o'clock, to attend the funeral of Brother John A. Walker.  [Mansfield Herald:  02 May 1889]

Walker, John Bragg -- 49Y;  d. 4/24/1956 at home, Mansfield (heart attack);  b. 1/12/1907 at Herndon, WV;  h/o Verlie Neff;  bur. Mansfield Cem.  [MNJ 4/25/1956 & 4/26/1956]

Walker, John G. -- Lexington.  John G. Walker died at his home here at 6 a.m. Jan. 22 and interment will be Monday at 2 o'clock.  Mr. Walker had endured a severe ordeal of suffering from cancer on his face and lung disease for over a year.  Mr. Walker was born in Pennsylvania in 1829 and located on a farm two miles northwest of Lexington a little over 40 years ago.  As a farmer he combined business principles with economy and industry and a competence was his reward.  He sold his farm and engaged in the hardware business in Lexington in December, 1887, and conducted the business a few years and sold out to W.A. Walker and Martin Kell.  Mr. Walker was a man of strong force of character and had all the qualities of a leader.  He was possessed of strong mentality and as a speaker his manner was impressive and his vocabulary fluent.  He was twice the nominee of the Republican party for representative.  He has officiated as mayor and councilman and has held many trusts with fidelity and ability.  The deceased had been a member of the Presbyterian church many years.  His wife and seven children survive him, namely, Mrs. Rollin Boon and Mrs. Gilbert Davis, of Bellefontaine;  Charles and John Walker, of South Dakota, and W.A. Walker, Miss Flora Walker and Mrs. Martin Kyner, of Lexington.  Mr. Walker was a man of kind impulses and his attachment for home was proverbial and the hearts of his family were keenly anguished when his fragile thread of life was severed.  --  [Semi-Weekly News (Mansfield):  25 January 1898, Vol. 14, No. 7]

Walker, John L. -- Ontario.  Word has just been received that John L. Walker, of Lebanon, formerly of this place, died at his home last Tuesday.  [Semi-Weekly News:  16 April 1897, Vol. 13, No. 31]

Walker, Julius E. ‘Pops’ – Mansfield.  Julius E. “Pops” Walker, 75, of 524 Piper Road died Tuesday afternoon at Riverside Hospital in Columbus following an extended illness.  He was born Nov. 11, 1915, in Sumter, S.C., and had lived in Mansfield since 1950.  Mr. Walker was retired from Mansfield Tire and Rubber Co. where he had worked for 27 ˝ years.  He was also the owner-operator of Walker’s Recycling and Scrap.  Surviving are three sons, Eddie Walker, Clint Walker and Marvin “Robin” Walker, all of Mansfield; five grandchildren, Robyn Walker, Eddie Walker Jr., Melissa Walker, Jesse Walker and Corey Walker; and two step-grandchildren, Joseph Griefenstine and Joshua Griefenstine.  Calling hours are Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Diamond Street Home of Wappner Funeral Directors where funeral services will be held Saturday at 10:30 a.m. by Pastor (incomplete).  Submitted by Linda & Shirley.  Typed by Sherry.  [Unknown newspaper, unknown date]

Walker, Leora Estella - Bellville - Mrs. Leora Estella Walker, 73, of 195 Markey St., died this morning at Mansfield General Hospital after suffering an apparent heart attack. Mrs. Walker was born in Bellville and was a retired teacher at Bellville Elementary School. She is survived by her husband, Paul; three sons, Ronald P., of San Diego, Calif., Ivan V. and Larry J. both of Columbus; a daughter, Mrs. Alice M. Cambron of Ann Arbor, Mich.; three sisters, Mrs. Lucille Robinson and Mrs. Gladys Paste, both of Mansfield and Mrs. Marguerite Lewis of San Diego; a brother, Vance Garber of Bellville and five grandchildren. Services will be held Saturday at 10:30 a.m. at the Snyder Funeral Home in Bellville with Minard Scott officiating. Burial will be in Bellville Cemetery. Friends may call Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home. Submitted by Linda and Shirley. Typed by Georgia. [Mansfield News Journal - Aug. 30, 1973 - page 54]

Walker, Levi  -- Bellville.  Mr. Levi Walker, one of the oldest residents of this county, died at his home near this place on Monday night in the 85th. year of his age.  The funeral took place Thursday from his late residence.  Services conducted by Rev. Nash.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  02 March 1889, Vol. LXXI, No. 41]

Walker, Levi -- We are indebted to the Bellville Independent for the following biography of one of Richland County's well known pioneers.  Levi Walker was born September 22, 1806, in Montville, Maine.  In 1831 he married Miss Lucy B. Foster, who at the age of 79 years, survives him.  They had born unto them three sons, all of whom are still living.  He removed to Jefferson Township, Richland County, O., in 1831, living the remainder of his life on the farm where he first settled a period of about 54 years.  He had always been a man of robust health until about three years ago, from which time his health gradually declined, until a few days before his death, when he became more alarmingly ill, and for the first time in his life he sent for a physician.  The struggle for life ended with him at 11 o'clock p.m., February 25, 1889.  He attained the ripe old age of 82 years, 5 months and 3 days.  He was one of the early settlers of Jefferson Township, had enjoyed uninterruptedly the blessings of domestic life with the wife of his youth for about 58 years.  He was a kind-hearted man and a good neighbor.  His family were all present at his funeral, except one son in Kansas.  His surviving partner was not strong enough to accompany his remains to the church and the grave.  Rev. C.P. Nash officiated at the funeral, the services being held at the Universalist church.  The large concourse which attended the services but fitly attested the respect and esteem in which he was held.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  09 March 1889, Vol. LXXI, No. 42]

Walker, Levi -- Bellville.  Levi Walker, one of the pioneers of the county, died Monday night aged 84 years.  The funeral will take place from his late residence on Thursday at 10 o'clock.  --  [Bellville Star:  28 February 1889, Vol. 12, No. 22]

Walker, Levi -- One who has lived in Jefferson Township for over half a century, has taken his departure to "the undiscovered country, from whose bourn no traveler returns".  Levi Walker was born in Montville, Maine the 22nd. of September 1806.  On February 23rd., 1831, he married Miss Lucy B. Foster who still survives him.  In the autumn of 1835 he removed with his family to Jefferson Township, Richland Co., Ohio, where he lived on the same farm until his death.  He had three sons, all of whom are living.  The oldest is Supt. of Public Schools of Adrain, Mich.  The second son is an extensive farmer in southwestern Kansas.  The youngest has never forsaken the old homestead.  Mr. Walker died Monday, Feb. 25, 1889, having attained the ripe old age of 82 years, 5 month and 3 days.  He was a man of remarkable strength and physical endurance and was quite vigorous even in advanced life.  He never took a dose of medicine prescribed by a physician until within five days of his death.  He was decided in his opinions and not only held them with remarkable tenacity but was always ready to give a reason for his belief.  His integrity was unquestioned.  In all his business relations his word was as good as a mortgage on his farm, which he never had an occasion to give.  His hospitality was unbounded and nothing gave him greater pleasure than to entertain a company of friends with anecdotes of which his supply seemed inexhaustible.  His mind continued its usual activity till near the hour of its final release.  He was a kind and affectionate husband and father, a very accommodating neighbor, and with a general good will toward all he lived and died.  He will be kindly remembered by a large circle of friends and neighbors.  <poem omitted>   [Bellville Star:  07 March 1889, Vol. 12, No. 23]

Walker, Lucinda -- d. 5/6/1871 at Jefferson Twp.;  87y, 4m;  widowed;  b. Massachusetts;  tailoress;  d/o Wm. & Rebecca (Wilder) Barrel;  white;  cause = old age;  res.  Jefferson Township  [Richland County Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Walker, Lucy B. -- Bellville.  Mrs. Lucy B. Walker died at her home three miles out of town Tuesday night at 10 o'clock, aged 86 years and 11 months.  The funeral services were held at the residence Thursday at 10 o'clock, the Rev. H.L. Canfield officiating.  A large concourse of relatives and friends followed the remains to their final resting place in the Bellville Cemetery.  [Semi-Weekly News:  30 March 1897, Vol. 13, No. 26]

Walker, Mabel -- Shelby.  Mabel, the 3-months-old child of William Walker, died Tuesday night of summer complaint;  funeral Thursday at the home at 10 o'clock;  interment at Oakland.  [Semi-Weekly News:  20 August 1897, Vol. 13, No. 67]

Walker, Maggie R. -- Thursday.  Maggie R. Walker, daughter of Mrs. Mary Walker, was born Dec. 29, 1882, and died Oct. 9, 1889, aged 6 years, 9 months and 10 days.  Funeral from No. 42 South Main Street, Friday, at 2 p.m.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  12 October 1889, Vol. LXXII, No. 21]

Walker, Margaret. - MRS. MARGARET WALKER - Illness of Three Weeks Fatal to Willard Woman - WILLARD, Oct.1 - Mrs. Margaret Walker, 78, mother of Mrs. Henry Matson, died at 5:30 a. m. today at the city hospital, after an illness of three weeks.   Mrs. Walker had lived with her daughter for the past four years.  Her former home was in Hot Springs, Ark., to which city the body will be returned today for burial.  The funeral will be held in Hot Springs Tuesday afternoon.  The decedent is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Matson of Willard.  Submitted by Jean and Faye.  [The Mansfield News; Mansfield, Ohio:  Sunday, October 2, 1918]

Walker, Mary -- Mary Walker, daughter of Ezra Walker and wife, died shortly before midnight Wednesday, from uremic convulsions.  The funeral took place this (Friday) morning at 10 a.m.  Deceased was aged nearly 20 years.  --  [Butler Enterprise:  24 January 1905 - as re-printed from the Bellville Messenger]

Walker, Mary M. Durk -- Submitted by Shirley.  [Mansfield News Journal:  07 August 1999, p. 10A]

Walker, Mrs. -- Ontario.  Mrs. Walker, living three miles north of this place, died last Wednesday and was buried Friday, at Iberia.   --  [Mansfield Evening News:  01 May 1890, Vol. 6, No. 48]

Walker, Mrs. Benjamin -- Bellville.  The remains of Mrs. Benjamin Walker were brought to this place from Kirksville on last Thursday evening and taken to the residence of Winslow Walker on Huron Street.  The funeral took place from the Universalist church at 11 a.m., on Sunday.  Services conducted by Rev. Richardson.  [Richland Shield & Banner:  06 February 1892]  *correction on Richland Shield & Banner:  13 February 1892,

Walker, Persis -- Bellville.  Died of disease consequent upon old age, on Thursday, Jan. 10th., 1884, in Carrollton, Mo., Mrs. Persis Walker, aged 83 years.  She was the widow of William Walker, formerly of this place.  --  [Bellville Star:  14 February 1884, Vol. 7, No. 20]

Walker, Rebecca H. -- bur. 8/29/1875 at Mansfield Cem.;  68y;  res. Wheaton, IL   [Richland Shield & Banner:  15 January 1876]

Walker, Rhoda -- On the 19th. inst., Rhoda Walker, adopted daughter of J.B. & K.H. Walker, aged 14 years and 9 months.  <<poetry omitted>>  *The initials of the mother may read R.H. instead of K.H.  The copy was very difficult to read.  [Mansfield Semi-Weekly News:  26 March 1862]

Walker, Stephen. -- County Infirmary Death:  Stephen Walker died December 24th., 1885, aged 85;  cause of death, extreme old age;  native of U.S.A. and a farmer.  [Mansfield Herald: 20 May 1886]

Walker, Thomas Foster -- Bellville.  Foster Walker, who has been sick for some time, died at his home five miles south of Bellville, Wednesday forenoon, aged 67 years.  He leaves a wife, four daughters and two sons.  Funeral services will be held at his late home today, Friday, at 11 a.m.  Interment in the Bellville Cemetery.  --  [Bellville Messenger:  10 February 1905, Vol. 13, No. 3]

Walker, Thomas Foster -- Thomas Foster Walker was born March 22nd., 1837, died Feb. 8, 1905, aged 67 years, 10 months and 16 days.  He was born on the farm, where he has always resided.  He was married June 8th., 1871 to Comfort Ann Oyster.  To this union were born four daughters and four sons, two of the sons dying in infancy.  He leaves a wife and six children, with nine grandchildren, to mourn his loss.  He has been in failing health for several years, and he gladly welcomed the change as a final release from his sufferings.  Funeral services were held at his late home Friday, Feb. 10, at 11 a.m., conducted by Elder H.H. Burkholder.  Interment in the Bellville Cemetery.  --  [Bellville Messenger:  17 February 1905, Vol. 13, No. 4]

Walker, Tracy (Marlow) -- Mrs. Tracy Walker died Saturday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Clay Johnston, in Galion.  Mrs. Walker was formerly Miss Tracy Marlow, of near Alta, and was 71 years old.  She was the mother of six children, one having died in infancy.  Her husband, Smith Walker, died last May.  Mrs. Walker is survived by three daughters, Mrs. Miller H. Smith, of Kenton;  Mrs. Marian Freese of Windfall, and Mrs. Lucy Johnston, of Galion, and two sons, William A. and Roscoe of Filer, Idaho.  Funeral services were held at the Johnston home in Galion, Thursday afternoon at 1:00, with burial in Lexington cemetery.  --  [Richland County Leader (Bellville):  10 February 1922, Vol. 3, No. 9]

Walker, Sallie -- DIED -- In this township, June 27th., 1872, Mrs. SALLIE WALKER, aged 74 years.  --  [Bellville Dollar Weekly:  28 June 1872, Vol. 1, No. 18]

Walker, Samuel Murray -- Samuel Murray Walker, second son of Mr. & Mrs. A.H. Walker, south of town, died Sunday afternoon, aged 7 months and 8 days.  Funeral services were held Tuesday at all Souls Church at 11 a.m., conducted by Rev. N.E. Spicer.  Interment in Bellville Cemetery.  --  [Bellville Messenger:  16 March 1906, Vol. 14, No. 7]

Walker, Smith -- Smith Walker, of Bloominggrove, died at his home Saturday and was buried Tuesday in the Lexington cemetery. Mr. Walker was a brother of Mrs. John Baggs, of Lexington.  --  [RICHLAND COUNTY LEADER (Bellville, Ohio): 03 June 1921, Vol. 2, No. 25]

Walker, William -- DIED -- At Carrollton, Mo., aged 88 years, widow of Wm. Walker, formerly of Jefferson Twp. -- [THE MANSFIELD HERALD: 21 February 1884, Vol. 34, No. 14]

Wallace, Charles Austin -- Charles Austin Wallace, 81, a life-long resident of Mansfield, died at 8:40 a. m. today at People’s hospital following a long illness.  Mr. Wallace was born in Mansfield Jan. 7, 1869, and spent his entire life here.  He was a retired employe [sic] of the Railway Express Co. here.  Mr. Wallace was a member of the First Lutheran church and Mansfield lodge No. 35, F and AM.  Surviving are his wife, Mamie Ford Wallace; one daughter, Mrs. Helen Wallace Fike and one grandson, Wallace R. Fike, all of Mansfield.  Services will be held at the Finefrock funeral home at 3 p. m. Saturday, in charge of Rev. Carveth P. Mitchell, pastor of the First Lutheran church.  Masonic services will be held in connection with the final rites.  Burial will be in the Mansfield cemetery.  Submitted by Steven B.  [Mansfield News-Journal (Mansfield, Ohio) Thursday, December 21, 1950 p9, col8]

Wallace, Charles Austin -- Charles Austin, 35 Blanche St., husband of Mamie Ford Wallace, father of Mrs. Helen W. Fike and grandfather of Wallace R. Fike, passed away at People’s Hospital Thursday morning.  Friends may call at the Finefrock Funeral Home where services will be conducted Saturday afternoon at three o’clock by Rev. Carveth P. Mitchell.  Interment in Mansfield cemetery. (Finefrock’s)  Submitted by Steve B.  [Mansfield News-Journal (Mansfield, Ohio) Friday, December 22, 1950 p17, col6]

Wallace, Charles Austin -- Members of Mansfield lodge No. 35 F and AM will have a part in the funeral services for Charles A. Wallace, 81, who died Friday at People’s hospital.  Final rites will be held at the Finefrock funeral home at 3 p. m. Saturday, in charge of his pastor, Rev. Carveth P. Mitchell.  Burial will be in the Mansfield cemetery.  Submitted by Steve B.  [Mansfield News-Journal (Mansfield, Ohio) Friday, December 22, 1950 p13, col3]

Wallace, Cyrus -- Cyrus Wallace, who lives about two miles east of Mansfield, was received by death Thursday from the affliction of rheumatism, with which he has suffered 25 years. His remains were buried Saturday.  [THE MANSFIELD HERALD: 25 September 1884, Vol. 34, No. 45]

Wallace, Cyrus -- At his home two miles east of Mansfield, Sept. 18th., Cyrus Wallace.  The funeral took place on Saturday.  --  [Ohio Liberal:  24 September 1884, Vol. 12, No. 24]

Wallace, Fannie (McCoy) -- 54Y;  d. 2/25/1954 at home, Mansfield;  b. 5/20/1899 at Goggins, GA;  bur. Mansfield Cem.  [MNJ 2/26/1954]

Wallace, "Grandmother" -- Lucas.  The funeral services of Grandmother Wallace were held in the Congregational Church of Lucas, the Rev. F.B. Heibertshousen, of the Lutheran church officiating.  --  [Mansfield Evening News:  07 May 1890, Vol. 6, No. 53]

Wallace, "Grandmother" -- Lucas.  Mrs. Wallace, one of the oldest inhabitants of Lucas, died Monday, aged 81 years, 10 months and 2 days.  Mrs. Wallace was born in New Hampshire in 1808 and removed to Lucas, Ohio, in 1850, where she has resided until her death.  Funeral services were held in the Congregational church on Wednesday, conducted by Rev. Heibertshausen.  Mrs. Wallace by a kind and Christian life endeared herself to a large circle of friends.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  10 May 1890, Vol. LXXII, No. 51]

Wallace, Jane -- Mrs. Jane Wallace, formerly of Butler, died Thursday morning of heart failure while at the breakfast table at the home of her daughter, Mrs. A.H. Cunningham, near North Liberty, where she has made her home since she left Butler.  She has been a great sufferer for years of kidney trouble and suffered a stroke of paralysis about a year ago.  She was 62 year old.   Mrs. Wallace was a greatly honored and loved woman of this community her death will be a surprise to her many friends.  The funeral services will be held at North Liberty Saturday morning at 10:00 o’clock with interment in the village cemetery.  [Butler Times:  24 September 1909, Vol. XV, No. 48]

Wallace, Mamie Ford -- Mrs. Mamie Ford Wallace, 88, widow of Charles A. Wallace, died at her home, 35 Blanche St., Thursday night following a brief illness.  Born in Mansfield, May 6, 1869, she was a lifetime resident of this community.  She was a member of the First Lutheran Church.  Surviving are one daughter, Mrs. Helen Fike with whom she made her home, and one grandson, Wallace R. Fike of Cleveland.  Funeral services will be conducted at the J. H. Finefrock & Sons Funeral Home Monday at 3 p. m. by Dr. Carveth P. Mitchell, pastor of the First Lutheran Church.  Burial will be in the Mansfield Cemetery.  Friends may call at the funeral home after 7 p. m. Saturday.  Submitted by Steve B.  [Mansfield News (Mansfield, Ohio) Friday, November 15, 1957 p2, col1]

Wallace, Mattie L. -- Miss Mattie L. Wallace died this morning at 9 o'clock at her home, 293 West Fourth Street.  She has been a great sufferer having been ill about a year and a half.  She was a sister of Mrs. D.R. Francis and Dr. W.W. Wallace.  Miss Wallace was born in Westmoreland County, Pa. and has resided in Mansfield for a number of years.  The body will be taken Wednesday to Ashland for burial.  --  [Mansfield Semi-Weekly News:  15 November 1898, Vol. 14, No. 94]

Wallace, Mrs. Cyrus -- Woodville.  Died, of paralysis, at her home at Pleasant Hill, Dec. 28th., Mrs. Cyrus Wallace, aged 76 years.  Funeral Dec. 30th., at 1 o'clock, Rev. Meese officiating.  Interment was made at the Windsor Cemetery.  Mother Wallace leaves three sons, one daughter, and one brother, Alexander McElroy, to mourn her departure.  She was a helpless invalid, for seven years, a patient sufferer, softly and sweetly she fell asleep to wake on the other shore, where parting is no more.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  03 January 1891, Vol. LXXIII, No. 33]

Wallace, Mrs. Jacob -- A phone message was received here Thursday morning by friends announcing the death of Mrs. Jacob Wallace of Mansfield, who for long years was a resident of this place.  She passed away at 10:15, Wednesday evening, and funeral service will be held Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock from the home.  No particulars were given as to the cause of death, but it is generally presumed by her friends here to be sudden, as she but recently visited here.  --  [Plymouth Advertiser:  21 August 1915, Vol. 62, No. 39]

Wallace, Nellie (Cantwell) -- Word has been received in the city of the death of Mrs. Henry Wallace, a member of a former well known Richland County family at Des Moines, Ia., last Monday.  The Des Moines Register has the following notice of her death:  "Mrs. Wallace was one of the most prominent women in Des Moines and Iowa for over twenty years.  She was a charter member in the Des Moines Women's club and for the last year chairman of the art committee.  She was one of the founders of the Women's Press club and had been a member of the board of trustees of the Iowa Home for the Aged since its inception.  During her life in Des Moines, Mrs. Wallace was an active member in the First United Presbyterian church and was afflicted with the Women's Relief Corps of Crocker Post, G.A.R.  Several years ago she organized the Daughters of C___, a club for the education of the country women.  Chapters were organized in every section of the state and three or four are still in existence.  Mrs. Wallace was a delegate from Iowa to the National Federation of Women's clubs in Boston last year, and has been for many years a member of the Scudery club.  She was connected with many charitable and religions organizations, among them the Iowa Humane Society.  Mrs. Wallace was the wife of one of the most distinguished men of Iowa, Henry Wallace, president of the Wallace Publishing Company, editor of Wallaces' Farmer and a member of former President Roosevelt's county life commission.  She was born in Mansfield, Ohio, sixty-five years ago, the daughter of Col. James Cantwell, of the 82nd. Ohio Regiment, who was killed in the second battle of Bull Run.  Mrs. Wallace, then Miss Nellie Cantwell, lived in Mansfield until her parents removed to Kenton, O., where she was married to Henry Wallace on Sept. 10, 1863.  Mr. Wallace was then pastor of the United Presbyterian church at Ashland.  They afterwards removed to Davenport, where he <<consult microfilm for remainder of this article>>  [Mansfield (OH) Daily News:  24 April 1909]

Wallace, R.G. -- Monday afternoon Dr. R.G. Wallace was engaged in extracting a tooth for Alfred Gatton, who had been put under the influence of chloroform.  Suddenly the doctor became faint and dizzy and sat down.  He told Mr. Gatton that it was nothing much and that in a few moments he would be all right again.  He attempted to walk, staggered and fell.  He was placed upon a lounge by Mr. Gatton and J.H. Black was informed who summoned Drs. Reed, Loughridge, and McMillen.  Dr. Reed lanced the patient to relieve the pressure of blood on the right side of the brain, but at 3:15p.m. the doctor died.  Dr. R.G. Wallace was born at Utica, Licking County, Ohio, about 63 years ago and resided there up to twelve years ago, when he came to Mansfield.  He leaves a wife, one son and one daughter.  The funeral took place from the residence, Wednesday afternoon at 3 o'clock, the Rev. W.H. Vincent, of the United Presbyterian church, officiating.  The interment was in Mansfield Cemetery.  [Mansfield Herald:  24 January 1889]

Wallace, Robert Glenny -- Robert Glenny Wallace, whose sudden death from apoplexy was announced yesterday, was about 65 years old and has been, for the past twelve years, a resident of this city, having moved here from Utica, Licking County, where he was born.  He was of a family of six children, three sons and three daughters, all of whom are now dead with the exception of one sister who still resides near Utica.  Two brothers, David and Henry, have died very suddenly within a few years with apoplexy.  They were all men of robust constitution and large physical proportions.  Dr. Wallace was a member of the United Presbyterian church.  He leaves a wife and two children, Miss Bert and Fred, and a large circle of acquaintances to mourn his sudden death.  The funeral will take place tomorrow at 2:30 p.m. from the family residence, No. 33 South Main Street and will be conducted by Rev. W.H. Vincent, of the U.P. Church.  The interment will be made in the Mansfield Cemetery.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  26 January 1889, Vol. LXXI, No. 36]

Waller, Wensel

Walsh, Amanda Cowan -- Amanda Cowan was born November 1, 1834, in Bedford, P., and came with her parents and two children to Bellville, Ohio, when a little over a year old, since that time this has been her home.  On March 17, 1859, she was united by marriage to J.P. Walsh, with whom she has lived in holy wedlock until the time of her death.  During the forty-four years they have trodden life's pathway, and have unitedly weathered the storms and enjoyed its triumphs.  Sympathy and devotion to every family and home duty have characterized her domestic life.  In February, 1876, during the great revival in the Presbyterian church during Mr. Stahl's ministry, she was truly converted to Christianity, and united with the church.  Her husband was received into Christian fellowship a month later.  She has been an active and consistent member and a regular attendant during 27 years.  Her fellowship in the Gospel was of an unusually pleasant character.  Her enjoyment of Christianity was earnest and steadfast.  Her attendance on the sanctuary services was always regular, when in good health.  The church will miss her genial presence and happy smile.  She was the third of a family of ten children, all of whom are still living excepting Mrs. Rebecca Mann, of Coppymish, Mich., who entered into rest July 12, 1902.  She leaves a daughter and husband, brothers and sisters, to mourn her departure.  Her daughter and two sisters were with her when the last summons came, and comforted her in all her affliction.  She has been a resident of Bellville some 68 years, and there are very few now living who were here when she came.  The entire population of the town has changed within her lifetime.  The old churches have fallen down and new ones have been built.  The old school houses have been removed and new ones erected.  Numerous ministers have preached in the various churches in her time.  She was here before there was an organized and actively working church.  The Sunday School was almost unknown when she was a girl or a little child.  The railroad was unthought of then, Stage coaches ran from Mansfield to Mt. Vernon, connecting Columbus and Sandusky, and the Ohio River with the Great Lakes.  Bellville was but a very small village and more than half of what is now in town was then part of the Fitting farm.  So the silent but steady march of mortality ever advances, sweeping all before it into the tomb, and decay, and forgetfulness.  Progress waits for no one, and the old citizens are dropping from the ranks one by one.  She was a sweet singer in Israel in her younger days, and was a member of the first choir organized in the Presbyterian church.  This choir consisted of:  tenor, J.O. Goss, preceptor;  sopranos:  Miss Maria Patterson, Miss Margaret Patterson, Miss Amanda Cowan, Miss Margaret Glosser;  altos:  Wilson Lafferty, Alexander Patterson;  bassos:  John Lafferty, Jas. Dean, Perry Walsh and Geo. Bell.  Mr. Goss started all the tunes by means of the tuning fork, no organs being used in this part of the country then.  Mr. and Mrs. Walsh sang in that noted choir in the old gallery at the back end of the church for many years.  Her life has been a living testimony to the value of the Gospel in Christian experience.  "By their fruits ye shall know them."  She has lived among you all during all your lives.  Comment is not necessary and would be but an idle tale.  "Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord, yea, saith the spirit, they do rest from their labors and their works do follow them."  --  [Bellville Messenger:  25 June 1903, Vol. 11, No. 25]

Walsh, John H. -- Monday.  John H. Walsh died at his home in Akron on Saturday.  Mr. Walsh formerly lived here and had many friends, a large number of whom went by special car to Akron this morning to attend the funeral.  [Richland Shield & Banner:  26 October 1889, Vol. LXXII, No. 23]

Walsh, Joseph -- Prisoner Dead.  One of the inmates of the reformatory died at the institution last night and will be buried in the reformatory cemetery.  He was Joseph Walsh, of Hamilton County, received on February 12 of last year having been convicted of burglary.  He died of tuberculosis having been cared for in the reformatory hospital for some time.  [Mansfield (OH) Daily Shield:  31 March 1909]

Walsh, Sarah -- DIED -- On the 7th. inst., in Crestline, Crawford County, O., of Typhoid Fever, Mrs. SARAH WALSH, wife of James Walsh, aged 62 years, 11 months and 17 days. The deceased was born in Belmont Co., O., November 18th., 1810. Her grandfather, Robert Bell, moved to Richland County, Ohio, in May 1815, and bought the farm where Bellville now stands, and laid out the town from whom it took its name. The deceased was united in marriage with James Walsh, September 28th., 1830. She was the mother of fourteen children, four passed away before her, and ten still remain, two sons and eight daughters, with four sons-in-law and one daughter-in-law, in all fifteen. She was converted and united with the Methodist E. Church some thirty years ago, and remained a consistent member of the same until her death. Her afflictions were short, but severe, lasting only two weeks. When death came she was ready. Grace had done a perfect work, and when asked by her pastor whether Christ was precious to her, she answered in the affirmative; and while husband and children are left to mourn, they sorrow not as those who have no hope. Her funeral sermon was preached in Bellville on Sabbath the 9th. inst., by Rev. A.S. Moffet, of Crestline, from Rev. xiv:15, to a large and attentive congregation, who sympathized with the bereaved family in their sore affliction. [BELLVILLE WEEKLY: 14 November 1873, Vol. 2, No. 37]

Walters, ---- -- d. 1/26/1872 of small pox at Mansfield;  8y, 7m;  b. Mansfield;  father:  Solomon Walters;  mother:  A.E. Gollagher;  res. 2nd. Ward Mansfield  [Richland Co. Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Walters, ---- -- bur. 6/11/1877 at Mansfield Cem., premature birth  [Ohio Liberal:  04 July 1877]

Walters, ---- -- bur. 4/1877 at Mansfield Cem., premature birth;  res. Mansfield  [Richland Shield & Banner:  05 May 1877]

Walters, ---- -- Olivesburg.  Miss Walters died last Friday and was buried in the Olivesburg Cemetery Sunday.  Sermon by the Rev. Houston.  [Semi-Weekly News:  16 October 1896, Vol. 12, No. 84]

Walters, ---- -- Tuesday.  The infant of Ed. Walters and wife died at Columbia City, Ind., Sunday.  [Richland Shield & Banner:  15 October 1892]

Walters, Alfred -- DIED -- At his residence near Hiawatha, Brown County, Kansas, October 4th., 1876, of congestion of the brain, Mr. ALFRED WALTERS, aged 44 years, 10 months and 16 days.  Alfred Walters, son of MARCO and ANN WALTERS, was born and raised near Bellville, Richland County, Ohio, and no doubt many residents of that vicinity will remember him.  In 1855 he was married to A.E. BOWERS, daughter of SAMUEL BOWERS.    The same year he emigrated to Holt County, Missouri, where he lived working at his trade (blacksmith) until the war broke out, when he enlisted in the Fourth Missouri Cavalry, where by his upright and noble conduct he was promoted to the rank of Captain, and where he served faithfully until the close of the war.  In 1868 he united with the Methodist Episcopal Church, and remained a steadfast, hard-working and useful member till the close of his life.  In 1869 he moved to his farm near Hiawatha, Brown County, Kansas, where he resided at the time of his death.  He leaves a mourning wife and eight sorrowing children, the youngest scarce two years of age.  Alfred died as he had lived, "an earnest Christian" and in all his rational moments his talk was "his great love for Jesus" and for "all his friends, relatives and acquaintances to love and serve Jesus, so a- to meet him in that happy land, where pain and parting is not known" was among his last words.  He was buried in honor by the A.F. & A.M. order, of which he was a member.  The sermon was preached by Rev. SHACKELFORD from Job 14:14 -- a very able sermon delivered in his able manner.  A wife and eight children, four brothers and his aged father, with nearly seventy Brother Masons, and a very large procession of people, followed the remains to the grave, for he was beloved by all who knew him.  He leaves his family well provided for in worldly goods, but they mourn the loss of one whose chair is vacant never to be filled again this side of the river.  A gloom pervades the community.  A good and perfect man, holding an important official position in our country, beloved, respected and honored by all who knew him, is no more.  -- M.  (Hiawatha, Oct. 10th., 1876)  -- [Bellville Weekly:  20 October 1876, Vol. V, No. 29]

Walters, Amanda -- Tuesday.  Mrs. Amanda Walters, wife of Solomon Walters, died at 1 o'clock this morning, aged 36 years.  The funeral takes place tomorrow afternoon from the residence of her husband on North Water Street.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  13 April 1889, Vol. LXXI, No. 47]

Walters, Amanda -- Mrs. Amanda Walters, wife of Solomon Walters, died Tuesday morning aged 36 years.  Funeral today.  [Mansfield Herald:  11 April 1889]

Walters, Ann -- d. 7/12/1872 at Perry Twp.;  67y, 2m, 19d;  married;  b. York Co., PA;  white;  cause - palsy;  res. Perry Township [Richland Co. Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Walters, Ann -- DIED -- In Perry township, Richland County, Ohio, July 12th., 1872 Mrs. ANN WALTERS, aged 67 years.  [BELLVILLE DOLLAR WEEKLY: 19 July 1872, Vol. 1, No. 21]

Walters, Annetta -- bur. 10/31/1877 at Mansfield Cem., scarlet fever;  2y, 21d  [Ohio Liberal:  07 November 1877]

Walters, Catharine

Walters, Charles -- Charles Walters, an old soldier and a member of McLaughlin Post, G.A.R., of this city, died at the home of his daughter, near Olivesburg, Friday and was buried near Windsor at 1 o'clock Sunday.  Members of the G.A.R. from Mansfield attended the funeral.  [Semi-Weekly News:  23 February 1897, Vol. 13, No. 16]

Walters, Clara Belle Husted Smith Shaul -- Mrs. Clara WALTERS, aged 41 years, wife of Percy WALTERS, died Wednesday afternoon at 3 o'clock at the home of her sister, Mrs. Harlan (Harmon) NEWLON, 42 Blanch street. She is survived by her husband and one daughter (Mayette), one brother, Edward HUSTED, and three sisters Mrs. (Sadie HUSTED) NEWLON, Mrs. (Alwilda/Jennie HUSTED) WISE and Mrs. (Annie HUSTED) ADAMS. Funeral Friday afternoon at 3:30 o'clock conducted by the Rev Bruce Brown.  Submitted by Margaret.  [Mansfield News:  26 July 1906, p. 3]

Walters, Clara Belle Husted Smith Shaul -- Mrs. Clara Walters, wife of Perry Walters, died at 3 o'clock Wednesday afternoon at the home of her sister, Mrs. Harmon Newlon, 42 Blanche Street.  She was 41 years of age and is survived by her husband, one daughter living at Lansing, Mich., her mother, one brother, Edwin Husted, and 3 sisters, Mrs. Harmon Newlon of this city, Mrs. R. Wise and Mrs. Adams of Eaton Rapids, Mich.  Funeral services conducted by the Rev. Dr. Bruce Brown of the Christian church Friday afternoon at 3:30 o'clock.   [Mansfield Daily Shield:  26 July 1906]

Walters, Daisy Nell -- Mrs. Walters, wife of H.L. Walters, aged 33, residing on Walnut Street, died Sunday afternoon, at 3 o'clock after a very short illness.  Mr. & Mrs. Walters came to Plymouth from Mansfield about six years ago, and he has ever since been employed at the J.D. Fate plant, and during their sojourn in our midst have made many warm friends.  The deceased was very active in church work and its activities from which she will be greatly missed.  Funeral services were held from the Lutheran church, Wednesday afternoon, at 1 o'clock, conducted by her pastor, Rev. Smith, after which her body was taken to Mansfield on B.&O train No. 16 to the home of Mrs. Fred Walters, of 143 South Main Street, where a short funeral service was held, Thursday afternoon, conducted by Rev. S.P. Long and burial in the Mansfield Cemetery.  Mrs. Daisy Nell Walters was born in Ashland, O., Jan. 29, 1882.  She departed this life Nov. 28 (about 3 o'clock in the afternoon) aged 33 years and 10 months.  She was a daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Peter Nell of Ashland, O., with whom Mrs. Walters lived until she was 16 years old.  From there she went to Mansfield and lived with her sister, Mrs. Hively, until the time of her marriage.  She was united in marriage with Mr. Howard Walters, Jan. 29, 1902 -- the anniversary of her birth.  Seven years ago she moved to Plymouth where she resided until death.  She united with the Methodist church at the age of 12 years.  In Mansfield she united with the First Lutheran church.  She became a member of the Plymouth church, July 18th., 1907, of which she remained a communicant member until death.  She is survived by her husband, two sisters, and four brothers.  --  [Plymouth Advertiser:  04 December 1915, Vol. 63, No. 2]

Walters, Dora Alice

Walters, Elmer -- Elmer Walters, a seven-year convict from Richland County, received Oct. 11, 1894, to serve for cutting to kill, died suddenly while tying his shoe in his cell at 6:05.  He was noticed to fall over.  A guard was called, but when he arrived at the cell the man was dead.  Coroner Herbst was called and, under his direction, an autopsy was performed by Dr. Rowles and Assistant Tharp.  Death was caused by a clot of blood in the heart.  Mrs. Mary J. Walters, the convict's mother, who resides at Crestline, was informed of the death by wire and she sent an undertaker to prepare the remains and ship them to Crestline, which will be done today -- re-printed from the Ohio State Journal.  Later in the same paper, it was announced that ... Saturday -- Elmer Walters, who died in the penitentiary, was buried at Crestline yesterday afternoon.  --  [RICHLAND SHIELD & BANNER:  26 October 1895, Vol. LXXVIII, No. 24]

Walters, Ephraim -- d. 12/27/1871 at Mifflin Twp.;  42y, 2d;  single;  b. Ohio;  farmer;  white;  cause = typhoid pneumonia;  res.  Mifflin Township  [Richland County Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Walters, George

Walters, George -- A man by the name of George Walters from near Lucas, was run over by the cars on the Pittsburgh road during the Fair, and his body terribly mangled.  [Shelby Independent News:  11 September 1873, Vol. 5, No. 46]

Walters, Glenn -- Mansfield. Glenn Walters, 82, of 3077 Mabee Rd., Springfield Township, retired Tappan Co. Employee, died at Peoples Hospital early this morning after an extended illness. Mr. Walters was born in Bellville Oct. 10, 1898, and lived in this area all of his life. He retired from Tappan Co. In 1963 and had been farming near Bellville. Mr. Walters attended the Ontario United Methodist Church. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Frances Walters; four sons, Doyle, Jerry and Jim, all of Bellville, and Donald of Ashland; one daughter, Mrs. Earl (Bonita) Banks of Bellville; three sisters, Mrs. William (Lena) Armstrong of Mansfield, Mrs. David (Martha) Constance of Garden Grove, Calif., and Mrs. Ethel Smith of Pompano Beach, Fla.; two stepsons, Robert Rakestraw of Ontario and James Rakestraw of Dayton; two stepdaughters, Mrs. William (Eleanor) Wilmouth of Bellville and Mrs. Evelyn Partlow of Mansfield; 22 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted in the Finefrock Funeral Home Saturday at 1:30 p.m. by the Rev. Paul R. Crooks, pastor of the Ontario United Methodist Church. Burial will be in Ontario Cemetery. Friends may call in the funeral home Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Submitted by Linda & Shirley. Typed by Susie Denu. [Mansfield News Journal: 11 December 1980]

Walters, Henry -- d. 4/23/1958 at Rosemont Home for the Aged; 84Y; no known relatives;  burial at Mansfield Cemetery  [MNJ 4/24/1958]

Walters, James M. -  Mansfield - James M. Walters, 69, of 896 Lincoln Terrace Drive died Friday evening in Mansfield General Hospital after a brief illness.  Born March 15, 1918 in Crix, Rowan County, Ky., he had lived in Mansfield since 1956. Mr. Walters was a retired employee of Dominion Electric and Westinghouse Corporation. He was a member of Sovereign Grace Baptist church and an Army veteran of World War II, serving in Germany.  Surviving are his wife, Vesta Opal Quesinberry Walters; four sons, Donne R., Darrel E., and James R., all of Mansfield, and Oscar Douglas of Louisville, Ky.; three daughter, Mrs. O. H. (Phyllis) Baldwin of Purcell, Okla., Mrs. Herman (Carol L.) King of Mansfield and Mrs. Richard (Beverly) Weirick of Shawnee, Okla.; 18 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; a brother, Denver J. of Modoc, Ind.; and five sisters, Reba Gregory and Roberta Madden, both of Garrison, Ky., Zona Netherley of Modoc, Linda Kelly of Las Vegas, Nev., and Dorothy Winters of Lexington, Ky.  He was preceded in death by a brother, Ray, of Morehead, Ky. Funeral services will be held Monday at 2 p.m. at the Ontario Home of Wappner Funeral Directors by his son, the Rev. James R. Walters, and the Rev., Joe Wilson of Ashland, Ky. Burial will be in Mansfield Memorial Park. Friends may call at the funeral home today from 2 to 4 and Monday before the service. Submitted by Linda and Shirley. Typed by Georgia. [Mansfield news Journal - July 2, 1987 - page 4A]

Walters, James O. -- bur. 9/1886 at Mansfield Cem., diphtheria;  6y, 3m  [Mansfield Herald:  21 October 1886]

Walters, John M. -- John M. Walters died Saturday evening at 6 o'clock at his home 136 North Mulberry Street, after a long illness.  Last September, Mr. Walters was thrown from a wagon directly under the heels of the team he was driving.  The frightened horse began kicking at once and kept it up until they had kicked the unfortunate man from beneath him, kicking Mr. Walters in the abdomen which he though to have started the cancer which caused his death.  In February, Mr. Walters went to a hospital in Cleveland for an operation but when the physicians learned the nature of his trouble, they refused to operate.  For a while Mr. Walters seemed to gain and made a heroic fight for life but realizing there was so much against him, the brave man gave up and made all his arrangements for death.  He was a man who was held in high esteem.  Mr. Walters is survived by his wife, one son Everet, his mother, two brothers and three sisters.  He was a member of the First Methodist church and the White Cross League of the Knights of Pythias.  He was 41 years old.  The funeral will be conducted by Rev. S.L. Stewart and the White Cross <<consult microfilm for remainder of this article>>  [Mansfield (OH) Daily News:  26 April 1909]

Walters, Joseph  -- Joseph Walters, formerly of this city, but who of late years has lived in Toledo, died Thursday at his home in that city.  The body will be bought here Monday for burial.  --  [Semi-Weekly News (Mansfield):  03 May 1898, Vol. 14, No. 38]

Walters, Josephine J. -- d. 9/9/1868 at Mansfield;  1y, 3m, 17d;  b. Sandusky Co.;  white;  cause:  inflammation of the brain;  res. Mansfield  [Richland County Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Walters, Moses Sr. -- Moses Walters, Sr., who resides west of town, was buried Tuesday.  He was in his 92nd. year at the time of his death and is reported to be very wealthy.  His children, from different parts of the West, attended the funeral.  --  [Worthington Enterprise:  09 October 1890, Vol. II, No. 45]

Walters, Moses, Sr. -- Bellville.  Moses Walters, Sr., died at his home four miles west of this place on Sunday morning, Oct. 5th., aged 90 years.  His funeral took place at 10 a.m. on Tuesday.  Interment at Shauck's Cemetery.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  11 October 1890, Vol. LXXIII, No. 21]

Walters, Mrs. Thomas

Walters, Mrs. Washington -- Bellville.  Wash. Walters, of Shauck, buried his wife at 10 a.m. Sunday, Rev. Loose preached the funeral sermon.  If we are not wrongfully informed it's Mr. Walter's fourth wife.  [Butler Enterprise:  14 February 1902]

Walters, Susan -- Died, Susan Walters, consort of Jacob Walters, died with cancer, Jan. 23d., 1886, at her residence about 2 miles west of Bellville, O., aged 60 years, 4 mon. and 27 days.  The subject of this notice had been a sufferer about one year with the above disease, her sufferings were very great and intense, but death came to her release.  Monday Jan. 25th., many of her neighbors, friends and relatives followed her remains to the Pleasant Grove Cemetery her last earthly resting place.  The funeral services were conducted by Rev. J.S. Felger, pastor of Woodberry circuit.  A husband, sons and daughters, and other relatives mourn this, their loss.  Peace to her ashes.  --  [Bellville Star:  28 January 1886, Vol. 9, No. 18]

Walters, Will -- Pavonia.  On last Wednesday no less than three persons well-known here were consigned to their final resting place.  Mrs. Mary Boals, one of our oldest pioneers, who resided about two miles west of here for more than fifty years.  Will Walters, a victim of the late wreck, was born and raised to manhood within sight of Windsor;  and Amos Kling, who died at Akron also lived for many years in our midst.  [Mansfield Herald:  24 January 1889]

Walton, Carrie Ineck – Mansfield. Mrs. Carrie Ineck Walton passed away at the General hospital Sunday morning, age76 years. She is survived by one son L. J. Walton of this city and one daughter Mrs. Jean Hemsted, Ames Iowa, two sisters and three brothers. Services and burial will be at Belle Plains, Iowa. Friends may call at the Funeral Home until Tuesday evening. (Finefrock’s). Submitted by Linda & Shirley. Typed by Susie. [Mansfield News Journal: 7 January 1946, Pg. 9]

Walton, James -- James Walton, an old pioneer of this town died at the home of his daugher on Main Street on the 22d., age 75 years.   [Richland Shield & Banner:  31 March 1877]

Wannamacker, Grace -- 84;  Shelby resident;  died at Ontario.  [full obituary -- Mansfield News Journal 8/25/1958]

Wapner, ---- -- bur. 2/1879 at Mansfield Cem., stillborn  [Ohio Liberal:  09 April 1879]

Wappner, ---- -- Wednesday.  The three-year-old child of Mr. & Mrs. Philip Wappner, of South Adams Street, died this forenoon of pneumonia.  The funeral arrangements had not been made up to the hour of going to press.  [Richland Shield & Banner:  23 January 1892]

Wappner, Catherine -- Mrs. Catherine Wappner, wife of Philip Wappner, Sr., passed away at 7 o'clock this morning at the family home, 176 South Adams Street, after a lingering illness. Mrs. Wappner was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Michael Ackerman, and was born Sept. 29, 1857 in this city, where she spent her entire life. She was married April 3, 1878 to Philip Wappner, Sr., who, with 11 children, survive her -- six sons, Philip, Jr., Charles L., Henry M., Herman P., Martin W. and George F. Wappner, all of this city, and five daughters, Mrs. Fred D. Sells, Mrs. Jay C. Edwards, Mrs. Benjamin F. Spicer and Mrs. Harry Hunt, of this city, and Mrs. Frank Longsdorf, of Oakland, Cal.; also 18 grandchildren, two brothers, Fred M. Ackerman, of this city, and Charles Ackerman, of Lima, and two sisters, Mrs. Mayme Springer of this city, and Mrs. Harmon Sens, of New York City. She was a lifelong member of the St. Paul's Lutheran Church. Private funeral services will be held at the home Monday afternoon at 3 o'clock, conducted by her pastor, the Rev. F.M. Rohlfing. Friends may call at the home until the hour of the services. [Mansfield News, April 1, 1921]


Wappner, Eugene Russell -- Eugene Russell Wappner, 43, a resident of 48 West Raleigh Avenue, died Wednesday afternoon at General Hospital following an illness of several months.  Born July 28, 1921, in Mansfield, he has always lived here.  He was employed with his brother, as a meat cutter at the Wappner Market, 18 South Park St. Mr. Wappner was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church, a veteran of World War II, serving in the U.S. Navy; and a member of Mansfield Lodge 35; F and AM; Mansfield Chapter 28; Mansfield Council 94, Mansfield Commandery 21 and the American Legion.  McVey Post 16.   Surviving are his wife, Christine Paul Wappner; one daughter, Linda Louis Wappner at home; his mother, Mrs. Irilla Wappner of 177 South Diamond St.; two sisters, Mrs. Andrew Groeber of Springfield, O., and Mrs. Alvina Ness of Mansfield; four brothers, William H., Richard L., Karl W. and Leonard M. Wappner, all of Mansfield and a number of cousins, including Charles P. Hunt who was raised with him.  The body was removed to the Wappner Funeral Home where services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday conducted by his pastor, the Rev. John R. Long.  Burial will be in the Mansfield Cemetery.  Friends may call at the funeral home starting this evening.  Members of American Legion McVey Post 16 will hold military services at the grave.  The family requests that memorial contributions be made to the St. Paul Lutheran Church Building Fund. [Mansfield News-Journal: Thursday, 21 January 1965]

Wappner, Henry Sr. -- Two weeks ago next Monday, Henry Wappner, Sr., took a hemorrhage of the lungs, but recovered from it and seemed to be in good health.  Saturday he ____ at the shop of Faust & Wappner and conversed with his son Phillip, who thought him to be all right.  Going out, he went down town, and when in front of Carpenter's tannery in South East Diamond street, he was seized with another hemorrhage of the lungs and fell to the ground.  He was picked up and taken home on the corner of Flint and Water streets, in a carriage, dying on the way.  The deceased was a well known citizen who was born in Bavaria 68 years ago the 2d. of next August.  He served in the German army in the rebellion of 1848, and in 1851 came to America.  He leaves five children, as follows:  Philip, Mrs. Mary Haus, Mrs. Maggie Herring, Miss Susie and Henry Jr., the latter of Zanesville.  Deceased has been an Odd Fellow for 22 years, being a member of Richland Lodge 61 and Mohican Encampment No. 13, both of which will turn out at his funeral, which will take place next Tuesday at 2 o'clock p.m.  Rev. Krebs an Dr. H.L. Wiles will officiate.   [Mansfield Herald:  27 June 1889]

Wappner, Henry Sr. -- BLED TO DEATH -- Henry Wappner Sr., one of Mansfield's old and respected citizens, was found on South East Diamond Street, near the tannery, at 3 o'clock this afternoon, bleeding in a terrible manner from the nose and mouth.  A gentleman who was passing picked him up and calling assistance, put him in a buggy and drove rapidly to the home of the gentleman at the corner of South Water and Flint Streets.  The old gentleman was head, however, before his home was reached.  The cause of death was hemorrhage of the lungs, to which Mr. Wappner was subject.  He had been as well as usual lately however.  Mr. Wappner was aged about 63 years.  Philip Wappner, the furniture man, is a son of the deceased.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  29 June 1889, Vol. LXXII, No. 6]

Wappner, Henry Sr. -- Wednesday.  The funeral of Henry Wappner Sr., which took place yesterday, was largely attended.  Rev. Krebs and Wiles officiated.  The floral tributes were numerous and elaborate.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  29 June 1889, Vol. LXXII, No. 6]

Wappner, Margarette -- d. 2/16/1871 at Mansfield, old age;  84y, 11m, 16d;  b. at Germany;  res.  4th. Ward Mansfield  [Richland Co. Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Wappner, Phillip -- Phillip Wappner, aged nearly 75 years, a resident of this city for 74 years, and a retired business man, died soon after noon today, at his home, 176 South Adams Street, following a short illness covering about two weeks.  Mr. Wappner was born in Germany, June 15, 1850 and when one year old came to Mansfield with his parents, where he since made his home. In his younger days he engaged in the furniture and undertaking business and retired seven years ago after spending 45 years of his life in that line of occupation.  He is survived by his six sons, Phillip Jr., Charles, Henry, Herman and George of this city, Rev. Martin Wappner of Coshocton, five daughters, Mrs. Fred Sells, Mrs. J.C. Edwards, Mrs. B.H. Spicer and Mrs. Harry Hunt of this city, Mrs. Frank Longsdorf of Oakland, Cal., two sisters, Miss Susan Wappner, Mrs. Margaret Herring, of this city and 24 grandchildren.  He was allied with the Masonic organizations of the city, the Odd Fellows Lodge and was a member of St. Peter's Lutheran Church. He always took an interest in municipal affairs, and was well known for his business qualifications by a large circle of friends and acquaintances.  Private funeral services will be held at the family home, 176 South Adams Street, Monday morning at 10:30 o'clock in charge of Rev. H.A. Bosch, pastor of St. Paul's Lutheran Church. Burial will be made in the Mansfield cemetery by the side of his wife who died four years ago. Friends may call at the home Monday until time for the funeral, but are requested to omit flowers. [Mansfield News, April 24, 1925]

Ward, ---- -- Independence.  Charlie Ward's little girl died Friday.  The dear little thing was buried Saturday at Four Corners.  --  [Bellville Star:  09 February 1888, Vol. 11, No. 20]

Ward, ---- -- Thursday.  A daughter of Christian Ward, of near Olivesburg, aged 19 years, was buried on Monday.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  21 September 1889, Vol. LXXII, No. 18]

Ward, Alice E.

Ward, Catharine Stough -- LEXINGTON -- The remains of the late Catharine Stough Ward were transferred from Mansfield to Lexington, Tuesday afternoon, to be interred in the Stough family lot.  Mrs. Ward died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. B.F. Boals, Waring avenue, Mansfield, last Sunday morning, after an illness of only a few days.  Mrs. ward was born December 2, 1830, in Springfield, Pa., but was a resident of Mansfield and Lexington nearly all her life.    During her first married life with David Stough, she made her home in Lexington, where she was well and favorably known.  She is survived by a sister, Mrs. Mary McKillip, of Carlisle, Pa.;  two daughters, Mrs. B.F. Boals, of Mansfield, and Mrs. H.M. Abernathy, of Cleveland;  nine grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.    The funeral services were held at the late B.F. Boals home in Mansfield on Tuesday afternoon at 1:00.  [Richland County Leader:  24 February 1922, Vol. 3, No. 11]

Ward, Chas. J. -- Thursday.  Chas. J. Ward, the postmaster of Shiloh, was seized last night at 8 o'clock with paralysis and died at 11 o'clock.  The deceased was about 50 years of age.  The funeral will take place tomorrow at 2 o'clock.  [Richland Shield & Banner:  20 February 1892]

Ward, Christian -- Christian Ward, ex-infirmary director of Richland County, died at an advanced age Sunday evening of pneumonia.  He was buried on Tuesday from his home in Weller Township.  [Mansfield Herald:  29 April 1886]

Ward, Christian -- Olivesburgh.  Christian Ward was born in Lancaster County, Pa., August 30, 1818, and was married to Miss Ann C. Pfloutz, in 1839.  They removed to Ohio in the year 1849, and settled in Richland County.  Eight children were born to them, five of whom survive him.  He died April 25, 1886, aged 67 years, 7 months and 25 days.  Mr. Ward was a kind and affectionate father and an honorable and upright citizen.  The community, a well as the relatives, mourn the loss of a good counselor and true friend.  Confiding in "Him who doeth all things well" he passed over the river without a struggle, fully realizing <<scripture omitted>>  [Mansfield Herald:  13 May 1886]

Ward, Delia -- Delia Ward, wife of John Ward, residing in Windsor, died last Monday morning and will be buried to-day, at 11 o'clock.  None knew Mrs. Ward but to love her, and enemies she had none.  We sympathize with the bereaved family. 
[Ohio Liberal:  20 February 1878]

Ward, Elizabeth -- Died, at the residence of Mr. Hugh Hale, Jr., August 13th., Miss Elizabeth Ward.  [Ohio Liberal:  25 August 1881]

Ward, Ella S. -- Mrs. Ella S. Ward, wife of W.S. Ward, died Saturday morning of lung disease, aged 38.  The funeral took place from the residence, No. 5 South Mulberry street, Monday at 2 p.m., Rev. J.W. Hubbell officiating.  Interment will take place at Auburn, N.Y.  [Mansfield Herald:  08 May 1890, Vol. 40, No. 25]

Ward, Ella S. -- DIED, May 3, at 7 o'clock a.m., Mrs. W.S. Ward, after a lingering illness, aged 38 years.  Funeral services at the residence Monday, May 5, in the afternoon.  The remains will be removed to Moravia, N.Y., for interment.  [Mansfield Evening News (Mansfield, Richland, Ohio): 03 May 1890, Vol. 6, No. 50]  *Note:  A longer death announcement can be found in the 05 May 1890 edition of the Mansfield Evening News, but contains no further dates/places/names.

Ward, Elliot -- bur.  12/26/1878 at Mansfield Cem., old age;  86y  [Ohio Liberal:  8 January 1879]

Ward, Elliott -- On last Saturday at 2 o'clock the funeral of Elliott Ward;  father of Mrs. L.B. Matson, took place from the residence of his daughter.  The deceased was eighty-six years of age.  [Ohio Liberal:  1 January 1879] *see also:  Elliot Ward

Ward, Francis -- Epworth.  Miss Martha Ward, of the children's home, who has many friends and relatives in this neighborhood, received a telegram last Friday calling her to the death bed of her father, Francis Ward, of Kenton.  He lived all his younger life in this community and was an older brother of the late John Ward, of Lexington.  [Semi-Weekly News:  15 January 1897, Vol. 13, No. 5]

Ward, Francis -- Francis Ward, formerly of this city, died at Kenton Friday and was buried Sunday.  He was the father of Miss Mattie Ward, nurse at the children's home.  [Semi-Weekly News:  15 January 1897, Vol. 13, No. 5]

Ward, Harley Jay

Ward, J.B.  -- Pavonia.  J.B. Ward, formerly of Windsor, died at New London, Nov. 7, 1887.  He was buried at Windsor Cemetery beside the remains of his wife who died eleven years ago.  He served over two years in the 12th. Ohio battery, enlisting as a private, but rising to first lieutenant before leaving the ranks.  He filled the office of justice of the peace, after his marriage, for two terms.  He leaves two sons, eighteen and twelve years of age.  --  [Mansfield Weekly News:  17 November 1887, Vol. 3, No. 53]

Ward, Jacob -- Saturday.  The surprise and sorrow was very general last night when the news of the suicide of 'Squire Jacob Ward, of Olivesburg, was read in this paper.  No man had more friends than 'Squire Ward and few men were more popular in his section of the county.  The cause of the deed remains a deep mystery.  [Richland Shield & Banner:  09 April 1892, Vol. XXIV, No. 46]

Ward, Jacob -- Most shocking news was received this afternoon from the little village of Olivesburg, north of the city.  It relates the suicide of one of the best known and most prominent citizens of the northern part of the county.  Jacob Ward, commonly known as 'Squire Ward, an old and respected citizen of near Olivesburg, committed suicide by hanging, yesterday.  Mr. Ward went to visit a neighbor about 1 o'clock yesterday afternoon and failing to return at night, a search was instituted about the premises without avail.  His relatives and friends then became thoroughly alarmed and commenced a more extended search.  About 11 p.m. they discovered his body hanging from a beam in the sheep barn belonging to Levi Nelson, a neighbor.  The body showed that life must have been extinct at least six hours.  Mr. Ward was drawn as a juror for the present term of court, but had been unable to attend on account of sickness.  He had been sick a great deal since having an attack of la grippe two years ago and it is supposed that his mind had become deranged, to which his rash act is attributed.  Mr. Ward was in his sixty-fifth year.  The funeral will take place from the M.E. Church at Olivesburg, at 10 a.m. Sunday.  [Richland Shield & Banner:  09 April 1892, Vol. XXIV, No. 46]  Sunday.  In Probate Court yesterday, Wm. M. Foulks filed bond of $1,000 and was appointed administrator of the estate of 'Squire Jacob Ward, who suicided near Olivesburg, recently.   [Richland Shield & Banner:  14 May 1892]

Ward, John

Ward, Joseph -- Joseph Ward, drover of Mansfield, was killed on the 25th. of last month, at Utica, New York, in attempting to jump from the freight train at Oriskany Corners.  His remains were brought to Mansfield, where the Odd Fellows took charge of the burial.  [Plymouth Advertiser:  06 April 1855, Vol. 2, No. 24]

Ward, Magnolia -- 69Y;  wid/o Bert R.;  d. 9/12/1955 at Glenn W. Ward home, Mansfield;  b. 10/25/1885 at Lexington;  bur. Mansfield Cem.  [MNJ 9/13/1955]

Ward, Mary (Bosdock) -- Died, at West Windsor, February 6th., 1877, Mrs. Mary Ward, in her 69th. year, consort of Joseph Ward, who died 22 years ago.  Mrs. Ward emigrated, with her parents, to Richland County at the age of 14.  Her mother died six weeks after their arrival in this country.  Her father, the late John Bosdock, died several years ago.  She was left in charge of a large family younger than herself on the death of her mother, but she faithfully fulfilled the responsible duties resting upon her.  Stranger, as she was, in a strange land, we can well imagine the difficulties she encountered under the necessary privations consequent upon the life of an early pioneer.  Mrs. Ward was a kind mother and an exemplary and devoted Christian.  She leaves one son and seven daughters to mourn her loss.  [Richland Shield & Banner:  17 February 1877]

Ward, Mrs. John -- Shelby.  H. Kingsboro was at Shiloh last Saturday, attending the funeral of his sister, Mrs. John Ward.  [Semi-Weekly News:  12 March 1897, Vol. 13, No. 21]

Ward, Mrs. W.T. -- Mrs. W.T. Ward, of Olivesburg, died at her home Thursday, April 29, aged 42 years.  Services at the residence, Sunday, May 2, at 10 a.m., at Olivesburg.  [Semi-Weekly News:  04 May 1897, Vol. 13, No. 36]

Ward, Mrs. W.T. -- Weller Twp.  The vicinity was sadly startled last week by hearing of the death of Mrs. W.T. Ward, who died April 29.  She was a great worker in the church and will be greatly missed by her friends.  Interment at Olivesburg, May 2.  [Semi-Weekly News:  07 May 1897, Vol. 13, No. 37]

Ward, Mrs. William -- Mrs. William Ward, well known in Shelby and in this city, died at her home in Shelby, at 1 o'clock Sunday afternoon.  Mrs. Ward had been ill for a long time.  She was about 50 years of age.  The remains will be interred Tuesday afternoon from her late home.  [Semi-Weekly News:  12 January 1897, Vol. 13, No. 4]

Ward, Nellie May Steward -- d. 9/30/1952 at home, Ruth Ave., Mansfield;  b. 9/23/1876 in Richland Co., OH;  d/o Wm. C. & Catherine (Kling) Steward;  bur. Windsor Cem.  [MN 10/1/1952]

Ward, Sally -- bur. 2/7/1878 at Mansfield Cem., paralysis;  77y  [Ohio Liberal:  13 March 1878]

Ward, William -- Wm. Ward, of Shiloh, dropped dead from his chair of heart disease, on Wednesday evening.  He was about sixty years of age.  On Saturday evening about dusk, Mr. John Wepler of Rome, was found dead in the barn yard lying with his face half covered in the mud.  He died from heart disease.  He was formerly of this city and leaves a wife and six children to mourn their loss.  [Richland Shield & Banner:  17 February 1877]

Ward, William -- Tuesday.  The remains of the late Wm. Ward who was killed on the railroad near Lucas last Saturday, were buried at Perrysville yesterday at 2 p.m.  [Richland Shield & Banner:  14 May 1892]  Saturday.  The heirs of Wm. Ward, who was killed by a Pennsylvania train east of Lucas last Saturday evening, intend to sue the railroad company for damages.   [Richland Shield & Banner:  21 May 1892]

Warden, M.W. -- d. 1/19/1869 at Mansfield;  29y, 4m;  b. Ohio;  lawyer;  white;  cause:  inflammation of bowels;  res. Mansfield  [Richland Co. Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Warden, Judge -- Judge Warden of Mansfield died on Tuesday evening last.  [Shelby Independent News:  21 January 1869, Vol. 1, No. 11]

Wareham, John E. -- Died, On March 16th., John E. Wareham, aged 54 years, 1 month and 20 days.  The funeral took place Thursday, March 18, under the auspices of Miller Moody Post G.A.R.  Mr. Wareham had been a great sufferer for the past three years and at the request of his friends a post mortem examination was held on Thursday morning by Dr. E. Stoffer assisted by Drs. A.R. Lydy and J.W. Russell which developed the fact that he had tuberculosis of the liver and peritoneum.  Under those circumstances no medicine would have saved him.  [Bellville Star:  25 March 1886, Vol. 9, No. 26]

Wareham, John E. -- Independence.  The funeral of John Wareham, which took place last Thursday at Four Corners, was largely attended.  The G.A.R. boys turned out and buried their worthy comrade in the honors of war.  A salute of six guns was fired over his grave.  Rev. Henry Keller, of Knox County, assisted by Rev. Abbett, conducted the services.  --  [Bellville Star:  25 March 1886, Vol. 9, No. 26]

Wareham, Lydia -- BUTLER -- Mrs. Lydia Wareham died at her home on North Main street, Saturday, at 1:30 p.m, aged 79 years, five months and 25 days.  She was stricken with paralysis Wednesday morning of last week, and a second stroke on Friday evening affected her brain and speech.  Mrs. Wareham was born in Knox county, near North Liberty, in the year 1841.  Her husband, John E. Wareham, died 35 years ago.  Mrs. Wareham was the mother of four children, one dying when only six months old, and three survive -- Geo. F., of Oak Park, Ill., and Emma and Albert of Butler.  She also leaves five grandchildren, four brothers -- Eli Frederick of Big Rapids, Mich.;  James and John of Arizona;  Calvin E., of Marion Ohio;  and three sisters -- Mrs. W.S. Charles of Bellville, Mrs. Margaret Leekown of Caddo, Texas;  and Mrs. W.L. Hardgrove of Toledo, with many other relatives and friends to mourn her departure.  Mrs. Wareham fell and injured her hip a year ago last December, which left her a cripple.  Funeral services were held at the home, Monday at 2 p.m., conducted by the Rev. C.W. Weltmer.  Interment was in the Four Corners cemetery, north of Butler.  Those from a distance who attended the funeral were:  George F. Wareham of Oak Park, Ill., Calvin E. Frederick & wife of Marion;  Mrs. W.L. Hardgrove of Toledo;  W.S. Charles and wife, T.L. and L.M. Garber, Mrs. Wilson Mowrey, Paul Frederick and wife, Mrs. M.O. Leedy, Lulu Frederick all of Bellville;  Mrs. Jackson Bechtel, Mrs. Wm. Snyder, Mrs. Barnett Workman, Mrs. C.S. Swank, Mrs. Ida Leedy all of Ankenytown;  and Mrs. L.F. Bechtel of Fredericktown.  [Richland County Leader:  18 March 1921, Vol. 2, No. 14]

Wareham, Martha A. -- Shelby.  Martha A. Wareham, well known to Shelby people, died suddenly last Tuesday, her complaint being paralysis.  Mrs. Wareham started to visit a neighbor at 10 o'clock in the morning but before she had reached the sidewalk in front of her house the fatal stroke came and she was picked up by parties who occupy part of her house.  She lived without pain until 1 p.m., when she passed peacefully away, aged 70 years.  [Semi-Weekly News:  15 October 1897, Vol. 13, No. 83]

Wareham, Sarah -- d. 12/27/1867 at Shelby;  30y, 5m, 22d;  b. illegible;  married;  d/o David & Martha Fulton;  white;  cause:  cancer of breast;  res. Shelby  [Richland Co. Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Waring, Anna -- Anna Waring, wife of Harry Waring, died at the residence of her parents in Zanesville last Wednesday, of consumption.  Her remains were brought here on Friday and buried in the cemetery.   [Ohio Liberal:  26 September 1877]  *see also:  Fannie Waring

Waring, Eli C. -- bur. 3/7/1877 at Mansfield Cem., congestion of the lungs;  1y, 6m;  res. Mansfield [Richland Shield & Banner:  07 April 1877]

Waring, Eliza (Roop)

Waring, Eliza (Roop) -- Mrs. Eliza Waring, widow of the late George W. Waring, died Thursday afternoon at her home, 85 Park Avenue East, after an illness of several weeks.  Mrs. Waring was born in this city and was about 75 years of age.  Her maiden name was Eliza Roop, and she was a sister of Councilman W.M. Roop.  Over 50 years ago she was married to George W. Waring, whom she survived for a number of years.  To them seven children were born of whom four survive:  Mrs. Joseph Pool, of Sutter City, Cal., Newman Waring, of Ottawa, Kans., George R. Waring and Mrs. George W. Heckman, of this city.  She has been a member of the Congregational church for many years.  Funeral services conducted by the Rev. Dr. E.B. Fairfield, of the First Congregational Church, Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock.   [Semi-Weekly News:  24 November 1896]

Waring, Fannie -- bur. 9/19/1877 at Mansfield Cem., consumption;  29y, 9m, 1d  [Ohio Liberal:  03 October 1877]

Waring, George -- Geo. Waring was well at ten o'clock Tuesday night and an hour later died of asthma.   [Mansfield Herald:  13 June 1889]

Waring, George W. -- Death of Geo. W. Waring -- George W. Waring died last night at his residence on Park Avenue East.  The deceased had been afflicted with asthma for some time, but not until a few days ago was he considered in a serious condition.  At 10 o'clock last night he was feeling quite well and shortly after 11 expired.  Mr. Waring was born March 28, 1816, at Athens, N.Y., and consequently was in the 74th. year of his age.  May 16, 1844, he was married to Miss Eliza Roop, sister of Morgan W. Roop, of this city.  Seven children were the result of this union, four of whom are still living.  These are Mrs. Mary Poole, of Sutter City, Cal.;  Newman Waring, Ottawa, Kas.;  Mrs. Geo. Heckman and George Waring, Jr., of this city.  The deceased was formerly engaged in the produce business here, and was afterwards part owner of the North American House.  He was afterwards deputy in several of the county offices, but of late years has been unable to work.  He was a staunch Democrat and in his prime was one of the party leaders.  Mr. Waring was one of our most respected citizens and the bereaved widow and the other relatives have the sympathy of the entire community.  The funeral will take place on Friday at 3 p.m.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  22 June 1889, Vol. LXXII, No. 5]

Waring, Harry F. -- Died, in Mansfield, May 27th., Harry F. Waring, aged 33 years, 5 months and 10 days.  [Ohio Liberal:  02 June 1881]

Waring, Roy -- Mrs. Ella Waring Heckman is in receipt of the Ottawa (Kan.) Daily Republican of July 29, giving an account of the death of Roy Waring, son of Newman Waring, brother of Mrs. Heckman, which occurred July 29 at Denver, Col., where he had gone for the benefit of his health as he suffered from bronchial trouble, resulting from la grippe.  The Republicans pays a high tribute to the character of the young man, whose father is well known here.  [Mansfield News:  03 August 1899]

Wark, R.F. -- Ontario.  Died, March 17, at 6:30 a.m., Dr. R.F. Wark, aged 58 years, 3 months and 22 days.  Mr. Wark was married Oct. 5, 1865 to Miss Sarah Freed, who preceded him about two years ago.  This union was blessed with two daughters, Mrs. French Walker and Mrs. James Harris and two sons, Charlie and Freedy.  Mr. Wark commenced teaching school at the age of 16 years in Muskingum County, at the place of his birth, where he taught for 13 years.  He studied medicine here with Dr. J.W. Craig of Mansfield.  He attended the Cleveland Medical College in the winters of '62-'63, graduating in 1864, when he went to Sago, where he remained for 10 years engaged in the practice of medicine.  He then returned to Ontario where he continued his practice.  As a practicing physician in our midst he was very successful and enjoyed a large practice.  The funeral took place Tuesday, conducted by the Rev. R.C. Criswell, of the U.P. Church, of which the deceased was an honored member.  The interment took place here.  Dr. Wark was blessed with the rare faculty of a retentive memory and as a botanist, he had but few superiors.  --  [Mansfield Evening News:  19 March 1890, Vol. 6, No. 11]

Wark, Sarah  -- Ontario.  Mrs. Sarah Wark, wife of Dr. Wark, of whom mention was made in these items some time ago, died last Thursday evening.  Funeral and interment on Saturday conducted by the Rev. Criswell, of the U.P. Church, assisted by Rev. Barron, of the M.E. Church.  The loss of Mrs. Wark will be felt in this community.  --  [Mansfield Weekly News:  01 December 1887, Vol. 4, No. 3]

Warne, Arthur Howard -- Arthur Howard Warne, of 303 East Third street, died very suddenly this morning at 8:00 of apoplexy.  He was apparently as well as usual when he retired and it was not known that he was ill.  This morning when his mother called him she received no answer, and going to his room, she found him unconscious.  Dr. Nicholas was called and rendered professional attention.  Mr. Warne was found to have sustained a stroke of apoplexy and at 8:00 passed away.  The death comes as a great and sudden shock to the family and friends of the young man.  Mr. Warne was 23 years of age, a son of Mrs. Frederick Warne, of 303 East Third street, and a brother of Albert J. Warne, Charles, Edward, Frederick, Harry and Miss Minnie Warne and Mrs. Louis Howard, all of this city.  He was employed at the Lean Manufacturing company's works and some time ago met with an accident at the park avenue crossing of the Pennsylvania.   [Mansfield News:  04 December 1901, Vol. 17, No. 234]

Warne, Harry -- 71Y;  d. 3/13/1955 at People's Hosp.;  b. 2/6/1884 at Mansfield;  bur. Mansfield Cem.  [MNJ 3/14/1955]

Warner, ---- -- Bellville.  Died, on the 25th. inst., infant son of Samuel Warner.  Funeral to-day (Wednesday) at 9 a.m. conducted by Rev. J.F. Sponseller.  --  [Bellville Star:  27 May 1886, Vol. 9, No. 35]

Warner, ---- -- Olivesburg.  Mrs. Warner, who lives north of town, died last Friday and was buried here Sunday.  She has been sick for sometime with la grippe and pneumonia.  [Semi-Weekly News:  02 March 1897, Vol. 13, No. 18]

Warner, Annis -- d. 7/11/1872 at Bloominggrove Twp.;  66y, 4m, 2d;  widowed;  b. Saratoga Co., NY;  cause of death = paralysis;  white;  res. Bloominggrove Township  [Richland County Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Warner, Frederick -- Saturday.  Frederick Warner died at his home on East Third Street yesterday morning.  The funeral will take place at 2 p.m. Sunday.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  30 March 1889, Vol. LXXI, No. 45]

Warner, Frederick -- Frederick Warner died at his residence, 125 East Third Street, at the age of 42 years.  Funeral Sunday at 2p.m.  [Mansfield Herald:  28 March 1889]

Warner, Jessie May -- Miss Jessie May Warner, formerly a resident of Mansfield, died Thursday morning at 3:15 o'clock at her home in Bucyrus. Six weeks ago on account of ill health she returned from Columbus where she had been employed for about a year and a half by the Nitschke Paper company. The cause of her death was tuberculosis. She was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Warner and she was born at Liverpool, Medina county, July 26, 1852. Her mother died in this city. She was a member of the M. E. church and the Epworth League. A sister, Mrs. F. M. Young, resides on Hedges street. Funeral services at the family residence, 116 North Spring street, Bucyrus, Saturday morning at 8 o'clock, conducted by Rev. M. J. Keyes, of the M. E. church. The body will arrive here at 10:38 Saturday morning and will be interred in the Mansfield cemetery. Submitted by Faye and Jean. [Mansfield News: 07 March 1902]

Warner, John -- Thursday.  John Warner, of Cline Avenue, died yesterday at 4 o'clock.  Funeral tomorrow.  [Richland Shield & Banner:  13 August 1892]

Warner, Josiah W. -- 91Y;  d. 3/2/1954 at home, Mansfield;  b. 2/20/1863 at Lucas, OH;  former Pennsylvania railroad employee;  h/o Ella Butler  [MNJ 3/2/1954]

Warner, May -- 76Y;  d. 2/16/1954 at home, Newark, OH;  b. 3/15/1877 at Mansfield;  d/o Dr. G.W. Baughman  [MNJ 2/17/1954]  

Warner, Mrs. J.F. -- Monday.  Mrs. J.F. Warner, aged 35 years, died at her home on Foster Street at one o'clock yesterday afternoon from an attack of typhoid pneumonia.  Her husband and four daughters survive her.  The funeral will be held tomorrow afternoon at 2:30 o'clock from her late home.  Rev. Duston Kemble will officiate.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  01 September 1894, Vol. LXXVII, No. 16]

Warner, Mrs. Jacob -- Bellville.  Mrs. Warner, relict of Jacob Warner, died at her home near this place on Monday morning.  Mrs. Warner had been afflicted with a complication of ailments for a year past and had borne her sufferings with uncomplaining fortitude.  She leaves a family of six sons and two daughters  The funeral took place from her late residence at 10 a.m. on Tuesday.  Interment at Beulah Cemetery.  [Richland Shield & Banner:  06 August 1892]

Warns, Jacob -- Tuesday.  The SHIELD forgot to mention in any previous issue the death of Jacob Warns, of Madison Township, which occurred last Saturday.  Mr. Warns had the reputation of being the largest man in Richland County.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  12 October 1889, Vol. LXXII, No. 21]

Warrell, Gertie -- Saturday.  Gertie, the 16-years-old daughter of James Warrell and wife, died of lung trouble at the family residence on Woodland Avenue at 11 o'clock last night.  The funeral will take place Sunday afternoon at 3 o'clock.  [Richland Shield & Banner:  20 May 1893]

Warren, Joseph -- Butler.  The obsequies of Joseph Warren, who died Feb. 23 from the effects of a paralytic stroke, took place Friday at 10 o'clock from the M.P. church, the Rev. W.A. Noling officiating.  Deceased was born at Canton in the year 1824.  --  [Semi-Weekly News (Mansfield):  04 March 1898, Vol. 14, No. 18] **see also:  Josiah Warren.

Warren, Josiah -- Butler.  Josiah Warren, who sustained a paralytic stroke about two months ago, died Tuesday night from the effects of it, aged about 72 years.  Funeral took place on Thursday.  --  [Semi-Weekly News (Mansfield):  25 February 1898, Vol. 14, No. 16]  **see also:  Joseph Warren.

Warren, Laurette -- Died, on Wednesday evening, at 9 o'clock P.M., August 16, 1876, of consumption, Laurette Warren, wife of M.B. Warren, aged about 35 years.  We learn the above from the Advocate, published at Bate, Steuben County, New York.  The funeral took place on Friday, the 18th., from the residence of her husband.  Mrs. Warren was a resident of Shelby for some years.  She leaves her husband and a daughter, aged fifteen, and a little son aged three, to mourn her loss.  She had been for sixteen years a member of the Baptist Church.  The Advocate says, "death to her was a welcome visitor, having been long severely afflicted.   She possessed all her faculties to the last, breathing out her life in a low whisper -- 'I am going home, sweet home' ".  She had many friends there, as she had everywhere she lived.  She will be remembered here as one having many excellent attainments;  kind, sociable and affectionate, ever ready to sacrifice her own ease and comfort for the pleasure and happiness of others, endearing her to those with whom she associated.  After life's fitful fever, may she sweetly rest at home!  [Shelby Independent News:  07 September 1876, Vol. 8, No. 46]

Warren, Mrs. Cyrus -- Butler.  Mrs. Warren, relict of the late Cyrus Warren, died Tuesday about 9:30 a.m. after a lingering illness with a complication of diseases, aged about 76 years.  The funeral took place Thursday and interment was made in the Butler Cemetery.  --  [Bellville Messenger:  20 July 1906, Vol. 14, No. 25]

Warren, Sarah -- Independence.  Miss Sarah Warren, living 1˝ miles east of this place, died of consumption last Saturday, aged 16 years.  --  [Bellville Star:  09 March  1882, Vol. 5, No. 23]

Warrett, Walter -- Sunday.  Walter Warrett, aged 21 years, died at his home on West Johns Street, at 2 a.m. today, death resulting from consumption.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  13 April 1895, Vol. LXXVII, No. 48]

Warrett, Walter -- Monday.  The funeral services of Walter Warrett will be held from his late residence on West Johns Street at 2 p.m. tomorrow.  The services will be conducted by Rev. H.A. Sumrell.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  13 April 1895, Vol. LXXVII, No. 48]

Warrick, John -- DIED -- August 21st., 1872, in Jefferson Twp., Richland Co., Ohio, Mr. JOHN WARRICK, aged about 75 years.  [BELLVILLE DOLLAR WEEKLY:  23 August 1872, Vol. 1, No. 26]

Wasson, Cornelia Banning -- Mrs. Cornelia Banning Wasson, mother of Mrs. H.L. Reed, of this city, died at the home of her son, Warren H. Wasson, of Harrisburg, Pa., Thursday morning, Nov. 25.  Funeral from the home of H.L. Reed, Saturday morning at 10 o'clock.  Hers was the faith that never wavered because in her youth she built on the rock that was Christ.  [Semi-Weekly News:  30 November 1897, Vol. 13, No. 96]

Waste, Edna F. Wilcox -- Edna F Wilcox Waste, 86, born in Mansfield, Ohio, a Tacoma resident since 1952, died October 24, 1987. She was a homemaker and member of faith temple. Among those who will mark her passing are the many children she loved and cared for as well as: sons, Edward Brady, Kent, Walter Brady, Alabama; brothers Earl Wilcox, Ohio, Clarence Wilcox, Oregon; sister Jane Price, Oregon; 14 grandchildren, many great-grandchildren. Services, 1 p.m. Saturday, Faith Temple, 901 South 10th. Interment, Mount View Cemetery. Arrangements by Mountain View Funeral Home. Submitted by Judy. [Tacoma News Tribune: 28 October 1987]

Waters, Lida

Waters, Walter -- bur. 4/17/1878 at Mansfield Cem., typhoid pneumonia;  14y  [Ohio Liberal:  08 May 1878]

Watkins, Clarissa -- LEXINGTON -- Mrs. James Dickey received the sad news of the death of her cousin, Mrs. Clarissa Watkins, who died at her home on North Mulberry street, in Mansfield, on Monday afternoon, following an illness of eleven weeks.  Funeral services were held at the home Wednesday afternoon and burial was in the Mansfield cemetery.  [Richland County Leader:  23 December 1921, Vol. 3, No. 2]

Watkins, Lydia Hess -- 78Y;  d. 5/31/1955 at home, Mansfield;  wid/o W.E.;  b. 3/7/1877 at Crestline;  bur. Mansfield Cem.  [MNJ 5/31/1955]

Watkins, Martin -- Martin Watkins died Nov. 24, of paralysis, aged 59 years.  Funeral from the late residence, 198 Maude Avenue, Saturday, Nov. 27, at 2 p.m.  [Semi-Weekly News:  30 November 1897, Vol. 13, No. 96]

Watkins, William -- Death came very sudden to Wm. Watkins, residing at the corner of Division and Front Streets, at 7 o'clock Friday morning.  Mr. Watkins had been in his usual good health on Thursday and retired for the night in the best of spirits.  About 6:30 o'clock Friday morning members of the family heard him moving about the house.  He got up and dressed and went out in the yard, possibly for the purpose of doing some work.  In a short time, however, he returned and members of the family again heard him in his room.  Upon going to his room a short time afterwards, Mrs. Watkins discovered her husband lying on the bed.  His death had resulted a few minutes before.  Dr. C.K. Conard was called and pronounced his death due to heart failure.  Mr. Watkins was 70 years of age and has only been a resident of Mt. Vernon about two weeks.  He formerly resided in Butler and came from that village to this city.  The deceased is survived by his wife and one daughter.  The funeral occurred at North Liberty, Sunday morning, at 11 o'clock.  The interment was made in the cemetery at that place.  --  [Bellville Messenger:  26 October 1906, Vol. 14, No. 39 reprinted from the Mt. Vernon Banner]

Watkins, William -- William Watkins, a former resident of this locality four miles southeast of Butler, was found dead in bed at his home in Mt. Vernon Friday morning.  He had moved to that city about two weeks ago, and his health has been very frail for several months, being subjected to attacks of heart trouble which eventually caused his death.  Wm. Watkins was born in Herefordshire, Eng., about 70 years ago.  About 35 years ago he came to America and located near Butler, where he has resided up to a few weeks ago, when he went to Mt. Vernon to reside with his daughter and son-in-law, Cliff McKown and wife.  About 1870 he married Mrs. Elizabeth Bell, to which union was born one daughter, Sarah, wife of Cliff McKown.  The funeral took place Sunday at 2 p.m. at North Liberty, where interment was made.  Deceased is survived by his wife and daughter and one brother in England.  "Billy" as he was known, has been a familiar figure in Butler for many years and his presence will be missed by citizens and neighbors, with whom he was always on the best of terms.  Billy had accumulated a competence by frugal living and thrift from the sale of all kinds of fruit in season.  --  [Bellville Messenger:  26 October 1906, Vol. 14, No. 39]

Watson, John -- John Watson, a prominent farmer residing between Bellville and Fredericktown, expired very suddenly in his buggy, Sunday afternoon at three o’clock, while driving to the former village with his daughter Miss Carrie Watson. Miss Watson intending to leave on the afternoon train, was being driven to Bellville by her father when he suddenly gasped and fell against his daughter cold in death. Heart trouble was the cause of his demise. The deceased was sixty-four years of age. Submitted by Linda & Shirley. Typed by Jess Henry. [Loudonville Times: 18 February 1909]

Watson, John -- John Watson, one of the best known and most respected farmers in the south end of the county died very suddenly Sunday afternoon while bringing his daughter Zola to Bellville, to take the afternoon train.  He died instantly.  Diabetes is supposed to be the cause of death.  Miss Zola Watson is a teacher in the Shelby public schools and spent the day at the home of her parents, who reside three miles southwest of Bellville.  Mr. Watson and daughter started for Bellville and when they were at the farm of Joshua Hines, about a mile from home, Mr. Watson expired in the buggy.  Death was instantaneous.  He was carried in the Hines home and the body was later taken to the Watson home.  The deceased was past 60 years of age.  He was a man respected by all who knew him.  For many years he had  been a school teacher.  He leaves a wife and two daughters, Zola of Shelby and Carrie, who is attending school at Gambier.  He leaves also one brother, Levi Watson and one sister, Mrs. D.L. Young.   [Mansfield (OH) Daily Shield:  15 February 1909]

Watson, Levi -- FATAL ACCIDENT -- A sad accident happened to LEVI WATSON on Monday of this week, which resulted in his death. He was engaged in driving the horses while threshing at James Cleland's farm. The machine was a mounted sweep-power, to which was attached his own and other horses. During the forenoon a ring in the tumbling-rod broke, and it was repaired with another which was too small. In a short time after the rod broke, and the horses started to run. Mr. Watson attempted to jump from the platform to catch his horses, but in doing so, his foot caught in the stay-rod, throwing him forward and causing the right side of his body to pass between the wheel of the carriage and three of the levers -- a space of about four inches and a half. His collar-bone was broken and his right side crushed. Dr. L.W. Armentrout was called immediately and attended to the wounds, and, apparently not suffering much, he lingered until 10 o'clock Tuesday night, when he died. He was sixty-three years of age, and has been a resident of this vicinity many years. [BELLVILLE WEEKLY: 12 December 1873, Vol. 2, No. 41] *Another notice of Mr. Watson's death appeared later in the same issue ... DIED -- On Tuesday, December 9th., 1873, LEVI WATSON, of Jefferson Township, Richland County, Ohio, aged 63 years.

Watson, Olive -- bur. 2/1879 at Mansfield Cem., old age;  82y, 2m, 15d  [Ohio Liberal:  09 April 1879]

Watson, Sarah -- Died, In Troy Township on the fourteenth inst., Mrs. Sarah Watson, aged 40 years, consort of Amariah Watson, Esq.  She has left seven children to lament her loss.  [Mansfield Gazette & Richland Farmer:  22 November 1827]

Watson, Sarah - DIED, in Troy Township on the 14th. inst., Mrs. Sarah Watson, aged forty years, consort of Amariah Watson, Esq.  She has left seven children to lament her loss.  [Mansfield Gazette:  22 November 1827 as re-printed in the The Mansfield Savings Trust National Bank Almanac, 1939, p. 48]

Watson, Sarah Ann

Watters, Thomas "Sol" -- Edward Kinney, colored, shot and killed his stepfather, Thomas Watters, also known as "Sol Watters" at the Watter's home, No. 155 West Johns Street, about 10 minutes of 6 o'clock, Friday night.  The victim was killed by a load from a shot gun and died almost instantly.  The murderer immediately notified the neighbors of the shooting and then gave himself up to the police.  << a lengthy account of this incident can be found in the original paper >>  --  [Semi-Weekly News (Mansfield):  15 March 1898, Vol. 14, No. 21]

Watters, Thomas "Sol" -- The funeral of Thomas Watters, the colored man, who was shot and killed by Edward Kinney, Friday evening, took place from the Christian church, on West Fourth Street, at 4 o'clock Sunday afternoon.  Much interest was manifested by the public in the funeral and services, probably 1,500 people being assembled in and about the church.  The greater part of these viewed the remains attesting the regard in which the deceased was held.  The Rev. J.E. Lynn made an impressive address of about 20 minutes.  The Mansfield Machine Works Benefit Association attended the funeral in a body.  The pall bearers were James Strong, Charles Gaston, John Cook, James Needs, Jacob Plazier and Charles Hannan.  --  [Semi-Weekly News (Mansfield):  15 March 1898, Vol. 14, No. 21]

Watterson, Mrs. William -- Thursday.  Mrs. William Watterson, of Easton, O., mother of Mrs. Fred Long, of this city, was badly burned yesterday and died this morning from her injuries.  -- [Richland Shield & Banner: 21 March 1891, Vol. LXXIII, No. 44]

Watts, Elizabeth -- d. 5/10/1868 at Monroe Twp.;  66y;  b. Belmont Co., Ohio;  white;  cause:  spinal neuralgia;  res. Monroe Twp.  [Richland Co. Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Watts, Florence - Mansfield - Florence Lorimor Watts, 85, 145 S. Mulberry St., widow of Paul N. Watts, died Sunday morning in Woodlawn Nursing Home following a brief illness.   Mrs. Watts was born July 4, 1903, in Ontario and was an area resident all her life. A 1921 graduate of Mansfield Senior High, she also attended Muskingum College and received a degree in music from Ashland College.   She taught in several one-room schoolhouses and at Ontario High School until 1937. She was employed with the H. L. Reed Co. for several years and returned to teaching in the Mansfield City Schools. In 1957 she began teaching at Newhope School, retiring in 1973 after 15 years.   She was a member and past president of Sappho Club and the Music Study Club, member of the Mansfield Art Center, Fine Arts Guild and former member of the Soroptimist Club, Mansfield Symphony Society and was a long-time member of First Presbyterian Church.   Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. David C. (Paula) Porch of Mansfield and five grandchildren.   Friends may call at the Finefrock Funeral Home Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 1 p.m. in the funeral home by the Rev. William L. Bowers, pastor of First Presbyterian Church. Interment will be in Ontario Cemetery. Submitted by Linda & Shirley. Typed by Bev Craig. (Mansfield News Journal, 24 October 1988, p.4A)

Way, Sophia -- Wednesday.  Mrs. Sophia Way, sister of Mrs. James Purdy and Mrs. Diamond Sturges, who has made her home with the latter for the past ten years, died at 5 o'clock last evening of old age, aged 85 years.  The funeral services will be held at the residence of Mr. Sturges, No. 45 Park Avenue West, at 4:30 p.m.  tomorrow.  The interment will take place at Perrysburg, Ohio, her former home.  [Richland Shield & Banner:  24 September 1892]

Waynard, Louisa -- Mrs. Louisa Waynard, wife of Henry Waynard, of Spring Mill street, died Wednesday evening at 8:30 o'clock after an illness of fourteen months with paralysis. She was nearly 77 years of age, having been born in North Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, Sept. 12, 1833. The family has resided in Mansfield for the past seven years, having come from Kenton. She is survived by her husband and one brother, John Whitmore, of Harding county. She was a member of the First Congregational church. Funeral from the home Saturday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock. [The Mansfield News: Thursday, April 14, 1910]

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