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Whalen, ---- --Bellville.  A four-year-old son of Michael Whalen, of Shelby, while at play, fell into the cistern and was drowned in two feet of water.  --  [Bellville Star: 11 June 1885, Vol. 8, No. 37]

Whalen, John

Wharf, Henry. - The funeral of the late Henry Wharf, mention of whose death was made in Tuesday’s News, will be conducted from the late home of the deceased, 11 Sherman avenue, Thursday afternoon at 1:30 o’clock by the Rev. S. L. Stewart of the First Methodist church.  Services at the cemetery will be in charge of McLaughlin Post, G.A.R.  Henry Wharf was 63 years old, 3 months and 25 days of age, having been born in this city Aug. 22, 1844.  He was a son of Frederick Wharf, an ex-sheriff of the county.  On July 29, 1862 he enlisted at Mansfield in the One Hundred and Second Ohio Volunteer Infantry and was discharge January 10, 1863 at Bowling Green, Ky., on account of sickness.  He re-enlisted June 20, 1863 at Mansfield in Co. E, Second Ohio Heavy Artillery and was discharged Aug. 23, 1865, in Nashville, Tenn., under general order No. 94 of the war department, the war having been then at an end.  He was a member of McLaughlin Post, G.A.R. and had been a member of the First Methodist church for the past thirty years.  He is survived by his wife and two children, Frederick H. Wharf and Mrs. W. G. Cappeller.  Submitted by Jean and Faye.  [The Mansfield News:  Wednesday, December 18, 1907]

Wharf, William -- William Wharf died last Friday morning at the residence of Phil. Goodwin, of dropsy, aged 36 years.  The Blues, under Capt. Bell, followed his remains to the cemetery on Saturday afternoon at 3½ o'clock.  [Ohio Liberal: 28 August 1878]

Wharf, William -- bur. 8/23/1878 at Mansfield Cem., dropsy;  36y, 2m, 21d   [Ohio Liberal:  04 September 1878]

Wharton, Addie -- Bellville.  Addie, wife of B.J. Wharton, died Saturday evening after a protracted illness, aged nearly 33 years.  Eld. Stone conducted a funeral service at her late residence on Monday, at half past 10 o'clock.  --  [Bellville Star:  18 March 1886, Vol. 9, No. 25]

Wharton, J.R. -- bur. 6/2/1875 at Mansfield Cem.;  50y  [Richland Shield & Banner:  15 January 1876]

Wharton, Joanna R. -- Died, in this city, on Wednesday, June 2d., 1875, Mrs. Joanna R. Wharton, wife of James E. Wharton, aged 59 years.  [Richland Shield & Banner:  12 June 1875]

Wharton, Mrs. Col. J.E.

Wharton, Susan -- Mrs. Susan Wharton, relict of Samuel Wharton, died at the home of her son, William, south east of North Liberty, where she suffered a five weeks’ run of typhoid fever.  She was in her 75th. year.  “Grandma” as she was known to everyone was born in Knox Co., but spent most of her life in Butler and vicinity.  She is survived by four sons, her husband and one son having died some years ago.  [Butler Times:  20 August 1910, Vol. XVI, No. 40]

Whatman, Mrs. Freeman -- Shelby-- Mrs. Freeman Whatman, 61, a resident of 172 Broadway, Shelby, died today at Cleveland Clinic Hospital following an extended illness.  A native of Mt. Pleasant, Pa., she spent almost her entire life in Shelby.  Survivors include her husband; four sons, William and Charles Lysinger,  both of Shelby, Richard Lysinger of Toledo, and Jack Lysinger who is in the Air Force; one sister, Mrs. Ralph Puchta of Carey; her father, Clyde Furney of Shelby; and 13 grandchildren.  Funeral arrangements are pending at the Barkdull Funeral Home in Shelby.  Submitted by April.  [Mansfield New-Journal:  15 March 1968]

Whearham, Sarah -- *see also:  Sarah Wareham

Wheatcraft, ---- -- Butler.  The four weeks old infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Wheatcraft died Saturday and was buried Sunday at 3 p.m. in the Bunker Hill cemetery.  --  [Bellville Messenger:  28 May 1903, Vol. 11, No. 21]

Wheatcraft, Mary Alice -- BUTLER -- Mary Alice Wheatcraft, wife of Ulysses Wheatcraft, died about 4:30 Thursday morning, December 8, 1921, at the home of her son Edward, east of town, aged 70 years, five months and 26 days, after an illness of six months with cancer of the stomach.  She is survived by her husband, two sons, Edward of Butler, and Simeon of Galion, and one daughter, Mrs. James McCellan, of Butler.  Burial was Saturday afternoon at Bunker Hill.  Services conducted by Rev. E.L. Zachman.  [Richland County Leader:  16 December 1921, Vol. 3, No. 1]

Wheatley, Arthur W. Sr. -- 84Y;  d. 1/4/1955 at Harry D. Wheatley home, Indianapolis, IN;  b. 10/12/1870 at England;  Came to Mansfield in 1941;  bur. Mansfield Cem.  [MNJ 1/5/1955]

Wheeler, ---- -- bur. 12/12/1876 at Mansfield Cem.;  1d;  res. Mansfield  [Richland Shield & Banner:  13 January 1877]

Wheeler, ---- -- Newville.  The second child of Henry and Ida Wheeler was buried last Friday, Rev. Gay conducting the funeral services.  --  [Bellville Star:  27 September 1883, Vol. 6, No. 52]

Wheeler, ---- -- Woodville.  Died, July 30th., infant daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Cyrus Wheeler, of cholera infantum, aged 10 weeks.  funeral on Friday following, Rev. R.T. Stevenson officiating.  Interment in the Mansfield Cemetery.  -- [Richland Shield & Banner:  08 August 1891, Vol. LXXIV, No. 12]

Wheeler, Fred -- FOUND DEAD ON STREETS OF PLYMOUTH -- Fred Wheeler, a farm hand, Meets a Violent Death, Probably from Accident -- PLYMOUTH, Oct. 21 -- The unconscious form of Fred Wheeler, a farm hand, about 45 years of age, was found on Plymouth street about two blocks south of the public square, Sunday morning about 7:00.  He was a horrible sight when first seen.  The right ear was partially torn away and a bad gash cut on the temple and his head was lying in a pool of blood over a foot in diameter.  Dr. Garber, who lives near by, was called and made a hasty examination of the body and pronounced him in a critical condition.  Marshal Conklin was notified and he was conveyed to the home of his sister, Mrs. Hiram Willett, south of town.  Everything possible was done to revive him, but at 6:00 Sunday evening he passed away, never regaining consciousness.  He was seen early Saturday evening under the influence of liquor and was advised by several parties to go home, but it seems he died not do so.  Sometime after midnight considerable talking was engaged in by a number of persons where the body was found and one person was heard to tell another to get up, you ------------ -----------, then as though he could not or would not do so, the other party exclaimed:  "Well, lay there and died -----."  Whether he was intoxicated and fell from a buggy and met his death that way, or whether the poor fellow wandered up that way and was knocked down by a team and run over, is not known.  His injuries were evidently caused by a horse's foot striking him on the right temple and fracturing his skull.  The authorities are trying to find out who was with him, but are unable to locate anyone as yet.  Coroner Bushnell was informed and came up Sunday evening and viewed the remains and agreed with Dr. Garber that the death was purely accidental.   Mr. Wheeler came of a large family of children, only one of whom lives here, another sister living some place in the west, is here also.  The funeral will probably be held Tuesday from the home of his sister, Mrs. Hiram Willett.  Coroner Bushnell stated to the NEWS this afternoon that he had not yet made his report on the cause of the death and would not do so until two men, who it is learned were in the vicinity at the time, have been examined.  The marshal of Plymouth will visit them this afternoon to learn what they know of the affair.  The coroner thinks it probable that Wheeler was intoxicated and fell out of a buggy or was struck by a horse which ran over him, or that he lay down in the road and was run over by men who were racing their horses.  It is possible, however, the coroner thinks that Wheeler may have been assaulted first and left lying in the road where he was run over by a team, the injuries on his head being such as would be made by the shoe of a horse.  The matter will be thoroughly investigated.  [Mansfield News:  20 October 1901, Vol. 17, No. 197]

Wheeler, Mrs. -- Newville.  Mrs. Wheeler, of Newville, died last Friday evening very suddenly.  She was the mother of ten children and was a woman well liked by all who were acquainted with her.  The funeral services were conducted by the Rev. West, of Perrysville, and her remains were laid to rest in the Newville Cemetery.  The funeral was largely attended.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  10 January 1891, Vol. LXXIII, No. 34]

Wheeler, Mrs. C.A. -- Word was received here about 8:30 Wednesday evening by telephone from Chicago Junction announcing the death of Mrs. A.C. Wheeler, which occurred quite suddenly at her home in the above place early in the evening.  The deceased for a long number of years was a resident of Plymouth, removing to Chicago Junction about five years ago.  She is survived by her husband and one daughter.  Funeral will be held from the church at Steuben, Saturday at 2:30 p.m.  Friends wishing to attend the funeral from Plymouth will take the northbound 2:15 car.  --  [Plymouth Advertiser:  26 September 1914, Vol. 61, No. 45]

Wheeler, Mrs. Isaac -- Mrs. Isaac Wheeler died at her home three miles west of Shelby Saturday morning of a stroke of apoplexy, at the age of about 65.  [Mansfield Herald:  28 November 1889, Vol. 40, No. 2]

Wheeler, Martha -- Shelby.  Mrs. Martha Wheeler, wife of Isaac Wheeler, a well known citizen of near Shelby, died on Friday morning.  Her funeral will take place on Sunday morning.  Mr. Wheeler has been a successful farmer, connected with the First National Bank and treasurer of the Buckeye Insurance Company since its organization.  The deceased was the mother-in-law of S.F. Stambaugh, secretary of the Buckeye.  She was a very estimable lady.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  30 November 1889, Vol. LXXII, No. 28]

Wheelock, Elizabeth -- 57Y;  d. 3/21/1955 at Univ. Hosp., Iowa City, IA  [MNJ 3/22/1955]

Whellier, Jennie -- Wednesday.  The SHIELD has been requested to announce the death of little Jennie Whellier, daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Whellier, of Salem, O.  she died on September 22nd., of diphtheria, aged eight years, five months and six days.  The family formerly lived here.  [Richland Shield & Banner:  01 October 1892]

Wherry, David -- Sunday.  The remains of David Wherry, who died at Cleveland Friday, were interred in the Shelby Cemetery yesterday afternoon.  The deceased was the father of Mrs. Dr. J.C. Anderson and was well known in this locality.  [Richland Shield & Banner:  25 February 1893]

Wherry, James C. -- d. 10/18/1867 at Shelby;  24y, 11m, 20d;  b. Washington, Pa.;  student;  s/o David & E. Jane Wherry;  white;  cause:  illegible;  res.  Shelby  [Richland Co. Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Wherry, James Reed -- DIED, At the residence of his Father in Shelby, Ohio, on the 19th. inst., James Reed Wherry, aged 24 years, 10 months and 14 days.  Deceased commenced the study of medicine under Dr. Wm. R. Bricker of this place, in the spring of 1865, for the term of three years;  was a close student, and if spared, would have graduated next April, with honor to himself.  He was a confidential companion, an affectionate, brother, and a dutiful son.  [Shelby Chronicle:  24 October 1867, Vol. 1, No. 34]

Wherry, Samuel -- Monday.  Samuel Wherry died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Jacob Linderman, on Spring Mill Street, at 4 o'clock this morning, from a paralytic stroke sustained yesterday.  Mr. Wherry was 74 years old and leaves three children, Mrs. Jacob Linderman and Ed. Wherry, of this city, and a son who lives in Indiana.  The funeral will take place Wednesday morning at 10 o'clock from the deceased's late home.  Rev. H.L. Wiles will officiate.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  02 December 1893, Vol. LXXVI, No. 28]

Whetrow, Elizabeth -- Monday.  Mrs. Elizabeth Whetrow, aged 77 years, died at the home of her son-in-law, Councilman George Uhlich, Sunday morning at 6:30 o'clock.  The deceased has been a great sufferer from asthma and other troubles and her death was not unexpected.  The funeral will take place tomorrow afternoon at 2 o'clock, Rev. D.W. Smith, officiating.  Mrs. Whetrow was a native of Germany, and a member of the German Lutheran church.  [Richland Shield & Banner:  21 May 1892]

Whigton, James F. -- d. 12/1/1872 at Monroe Twp.;  20y, 9m, 16d;  b. Monroe Twp.;  single;  white;  no cause of death listed;  res. Monroe Township [Richland Co. Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Whigton, Laura -- d. 8/12/1872 at Monroe Twp.;  single;  1y, 6m, 11d;  b. Monroe Twp.;  white;  res. Monroe Township [Richland Co. Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Whipp, ---- -- bur. 3/1886 at Mansfield Cem., still born  [Mansfield Herald:  08 April 1886]

Whisler, ----

Whisler, Charles H. – Mansfield.  Former Mansfielder Charles H. Whisler, 73, of Tucson, Ariz., died Wednesday morning in Tucson.  He was born July 4, 1910, in Mansfield and lived here until moving to Arizona 11 years ago.  He was employed at the Artesian Industries and was a member of St. Peter’s Catholic Church.  He is survived by his wife, Yolanda; two sons, Gerald and Richard, both of Mansfield;  a daughter, Mrs. Janet Schill of Tucson, Ariz.; six grandchildren; and two brothers, Irvin and Kenneth, both of Mansfield.  Palms Mortuary in Tucson, Ariz., is in charge of funeral arrangements.  Submitted by Sally.  [Mansfield News Journal:  29 September 1983, p. 7A]

Whisler, Daniel -- d. 3/30/1870 at Franklin Twp.;  3y, 11m, 1d;  b. Franklin Twp.;  white;  cause:  lung fever;  res. Franklin Twp.  [Richland Co. Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Whisler, Frank S. -- Former Resident Dies.  Funeral Services for Frank S. Whisler, 72, were held at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Shelby Settlement Catholic church.  Rev. N. T. Bouschere, pastor of the church, officiated.  Burial was in the Catholic cemetery  at Crestline.  Mr. Whisler, who resided for a number of years south of Loudonville, died  unexpectedly Saturday morning at his home west of Vernon Junction.  Surviving are his wife, Susan; four sons, Paul, Edward, Ambrose and Raymond of Shelby; four daughters, Mrs. Lucille Randall and Mrs. Barbara Miller of Crestline, Mrs. Leona Kurtzman, Mansfield, and Mrs. Louise Gwirtz of near Shelby;  21 grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Catherine Perl of Canton and Mrs. Cecilia Peters of Barberton.  Those from here who attended the last rites were Mrs. Abbie Allerding, Mr. and Mr. L. J. Allerding, Miss Tess Yuncker, Harry Yuncker, Mrs. Jennie Hildebrand, Mrs. Alice Graf and Mrs. Floyd Powell.  Submitted by Sally.  [Loudonville Times 12/1/1939  page 8, columns 6 and 7]

Whisler, George -- DIED -- In Bluffton, Allen County, Ohio, June 30, 1869, Mr. GEORGE WHISLER, formerly of Shelby, aged 67 years.  [Shelby Independent News:  22 July 1869, Vol. 1, No. 37]

Whisler, Ida -- On Tuesday afternoon Feb. 22nd., when the gates of heaven were opened, Mrs. Ida Wheeler, who was awaiting, stepped quietly in greeted by angels who had preceded her.  Patiently she had borne her affliction and through her pain she smiled to cheer her anxious husband, and quiet the fears of her darling children.  She was the daughter of Mr. Conrad and Mrs. Susie Rinehart and was 29 years and 2 months old.  In girlhood she united with the M.E. church of which she remained an active consistent member to her death.  For the eight years of her married life she fulfilled most faithfully the duties of a wife and mother.  It was a sweet solace to her in her last days that she was cherished by so many sympathizing hearts.  The ministration of those about her bedside were received with a smile and with appreciative thanks.  Though she desired to live for the sake of her family she did not complain but sweetly submitted to the will of God.  Her going gives an attraction to Heaven for those who mourn her loss, such as it never had before.  As we contemplate this death in its circumstances is it not an impressive testimony that trust in Christ is the religion to die by?  What peace, what hope, what victory it gives the departed.  Those silent lips appeal to us to put away all human philosophies, and trust above in him who says "whosoever liveth and believeth in me shall never die"  He is the good shepherd an whosoever followeth him to him the porter openeth the gate.  The funeral services were conducted at the St. John church by the Rev. Richards and the remains were interred in the St. John Cemetery.  --  [Bellville Star:  10 March 1887, Vol. 10, No. 24]

Whisler, Isaac -- Isaac Whisler, formerly of Franklin Township, but for the past nine years a resident of McGuffey, Hardin County, died at that place Saturday, Dec. 10.  He was about 60 years of age and leaves a wife and three children, yet at home, and several who are married.  --  [Mansfield Semi-Weekly News:  13 December 1898, Vol. 14, No. 102]

Whisler, Isaac -- Amoy.  Isaac Whisler, a former resident of this vicinity, died Dec. 10 at the family home at McGuffy, Hardin County.  The funeral was held Tuesday.  The deceased leaves a wife, three married children, and Daniel Whisler, of this county, the only surviving brother, to mourn their loss.  --  [Mansfield Semi-Weekly News:  16 December 1898, Vol. 14, No. 103]

Whisler, Jacob -- On Monday morning, August 13th., 1883, on his farm in Franklin Twp., Richland County, JACOB WHISLER, departed this life. Mr. Whisler was born in Berks County, Pennsylvania on the 3d. day of March, 1801, so that he had lived beyond eighty-two years. In his early years he learned the trade of a wagon maker and followed that business, and accumulated a few thousand dollars he came to Ohio and settled in this count, and here he has lived for years. Mr. Whisler was an excellent farmer, hard worker and good manager, and added to his original purchase until his farm numbered about 400 acres. He was thrifty, and his barns, and beautiful farm, to the left of the Old State Road running north from Mansfield have for years afforded a delight to all. As he could spare he purchased very considerable land in the Western country of Ohio, and gave to each of his five sons 350 acres of land, and to each of his four daughters 160 acres of land, while largely assisting them by advancements of money as they established homes for themselves. One by one all left the paternal home, and Mr. Whisler with his good wife were left alone. The wife and mother died, and his involved the necessity of one of the children returning to the home farm. After the death of his wife, Mr. Whisler began to set his house in order for his departure to the better country, and retaining a small farm of some 90 acres, sold the remainder of his lands, stock, farming utensils, and other personal property. For some months back he has been failing and as we before announced on Monday morning last his career ended. For many, many years he was a member of the Dunkard Church, and occasionally expounded the scriptures in their congregation. On Tuesday his remains were laid away in the family burying ground on the old farm. Old friend, farewell. [MANSFIELD HERALD: 16 August 1883, Vol. 33, No. 39]

Whisler, Katie -- AGED WOMAN DIES SUDDENLY AT HOME -- Mrs. Katie Whisler, aged 79 years, widow of Johnathan Whisler, died this morning at 9:45 o'clock at her home, 228 1/2 N. Main street, after a brief illness. She is survived by three sons, Lewis of Cleveland, Edward of Los Angeles, Cal., Fred of Seattle, Wash., and two daughters Mrs. May Whisler of Detroit, and Miss Pearl Whisler of Omaha, Neb. Arrangements for the funeral will not be completed until the arrival of the children. Submitted by Sally. [Mansfield News: 22 January 1924, p. 2]

Whisler, Nicholas -- Nicholas Whisler died at his home in Mansfield April 5, at 11:45 p.m. of dropsy.  Mr. Whisler has been affliced with the disease for some time but his death was somewhat unexpected.  The deceased was 52 years of age, and together with his family moved to the above city several years ago.  Up to that time they had resided on a farm south of Loudonville.  Mrs. Whisler died about 3 years ago.  Six children and a large number of relatives and friends are left to mourn.  The funeral was held at 8 o'clock on Tuesday morning, from the home of his daughter, Mrs. Douglas Baum, on North Water Street,  Rev.H. E.  Boskin officiating.  Interment in the Loudonville Catholic cemetery.  The following relatives were here from a distance in attendance at the funeral:  Mrs. Thos. Gardner of Barberton; Mrs. Sarah Sibla and daughter, Elizabeth; Mrs. Elizabeth Wetzel, and Miss Victoria Witt, of Massillon;  Henry  Hynsen, of Canton; Miss Mayme Royer, of Columbus; Gregory Henley and family, Wm. Peters and wife, Burton Kemp and wife, of Danville; Joseph Peters and family, of Butler.  Submitted by Sally.  [Unknown paper:  11 April 1901]

Whisler, Rachel -- Rachel Whisler was born in Cumberland Co., Pa., March 9, 1834, died October 13, 1874, aged 40 years, 7 months and 4 days.  She was for some years an invalid, but not in a supposed dangerous condition, yet very unexpectedly she was in a moment called away, so sudden was her death.  Mourning friends and sympathizing neighbors followed her to the Sheriff Church, where she was buried with appropriate funeral services.  -- N.H.L.  [Shelby Independent News:  22 October 1874, Vol. 6, No. 52]

Whisler, Theodore -- d. 4/11/1873 at Franklin Twp.;  13m, 3d;  b. Ohio;  white;  cause = croup;  res. Franklin Township  [Richland Co. Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Whissemore, Abigail -- Died, on the 3rd. of July, 1866, while on a visit to her daughter, Mrs. John Dougherty, in Mohicanville, Mrs. Abigail Whissemore, consort of Daniel Whissemore, aged 62 years and 11 days.  The deceased was a consistent member of the Disciples' Church, was much respected by all who knew her, and leaves a devoted husband and six children to mourn their loss, two of whom yet reside with the father, at the old and comfortable homestead, one mile from Jeromesville.  [Richland Shield & Banner:  30 January 1867]

Whissemore, Nellie May -- Nellie May, infant daughter of Mr. & Mrs. J.H. Whissemore, died Friday evening, aged 6 months.  The funeral took place Sunday afternoon, at half-past two o'clock, from the residence of the parents, No. 32 South East Diamond Street.  [Mansfield Herald:  11 March 1886]

Whissemore, Nellie May -- bur. 3/1886 at Mansfield Cem., dropsy;  6m  [Mansfield Herald:  08 April 1886]

Whistler, Mrs. Nicholas -- Mrs. Nicholas Whistler died suddenly Monday night at her home on North Diamond Street.  She was 53 years of age and leaves a husband and children.  --  [Semi-Weekly News (Mansfield):  13 May 1898, Vol. 14, No. 41]

Whistler, Samuel -- Ankenytown.  B.E. Litt, wife and daughter, Minnie, Arthur Litt and family, Jackson Bechtel and wife, and O.H. Bechtel attended the funeral of Samuel Whistler, at Butler Friday.  [Richland County Leader:  19 April 1923, Vol. 2, No. 15]

Whitaker, Samuel -- Windsor.  Samuel Whitaker, 40 years of age, was struck by a train and killed at a crossing at Windsor Tuesday night.  An empty bottle was found in the dead man's pocket.  [Mansfield News:  10 August 1899]

Whitcomb, ---- -- Friday.  An infant child of Mr. & Mrs. John Whitcomb, of West Johns Street, died about 5 o'clock yesterday afternoon.  The interment will take place at Koogle's Cemetery near Mifflin this afternoon.  [Richland Shield & Banner:  09 May 1891, Vol. LXXIII, No. 51]

Whitcomb, David -- *see Neighborhood News -- Bellville Weekly:  15 September 1876, Vol. V, No. 24

Whitcomb, E.H. – Mansfield. Elsworth H. Whitcomb, 49, of the Richland County Home died Tuesday morning at Mansfield General after a short illness. Born in Mansfield, July 19, 1902 he was an auto body repairman for many years. He was a veteran of World War II serving with the U.S. Army. He was a member of the First Christian Church. He is survived by two nephews, William Zehner, 151 Penn. Ave. and Robert Zehner, 1616 Oxford Ave. and one niece, Mrs. William Wharton, 155 Penn Ave. Friends may call at the Geiger-Herlihy Funeral Home today from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9. Funeral services will be held Thursday at 1 p.m. with the Rev. William C. Newman officiating. Burial will be in Mansfield Cemetery. Submitted by Linda & Shirley. Typed by Susie. [Mansfield News Journal: 2 February 1972. P. 21]

Whitcomb, Mary F. Blankinship -- MANSFIELD – Mary F. Blankinship Whitcomb, 42, of 1242 Wyandotte Ave., died Thursday evening in Mansfield General Hospital following an extended illness. She was born March 13, 1942, in Bandy, Va., living here since 1961. Mrs. Whitcomb was a former employee of Montgomery Ward, where she worked for 10 years. She was a member of the Women of the Moose Lodge 47. She is survived by her husband, Robert W.; two step-sons, John F. And Robert R. Whitcomb, both of Mansfield; four brothers, John Blankenship of Galion, Walter and Jay Blankenship, both of Mansfield, and Robert Blankenship of Richmond, Va.; four sisters, Mrs. Denzil (Darlious) Bandy, Mrs. Roger (Margaret) Brown and Judy Milligan, all of Mansfield and Mrs. Doris Houchins of Richland, VA. She was preceded in death by one brother. Funeral services will be held Monday at 10:30 a.m. at the Diamond Street Home of Wappner Funeral Directors by the Rev. Brian L. Matevia, pastor of the St. Timothy Lutheran Church. Burial will be in Mifflin. Friends may call at the funeral home Saturday from 7 to 9 p.m. and Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Submitted by Gary. [Mansfield News Journal: 13 September 1984]

Whitcomb, Niles D. -- Died, Niles D. Whitcomb, M.D., on Sunday, May 23rd., 1886, aged 63 years and 10 months.  The funeral took place form the house at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, conducted Rev. J.F. Sponseller.  The deceased was born at Cuyahoga Falls, Summit Co., Ohio, July 23d., 1822.  He worked with his father at wagon-making until he commenced the study of medicine, in 1842 under Dr. Tenny, of North Amherst, Ohio.  In 1845 he went with his preceptor to Iowa where he finished his course.  He located with his brother at Palmyra, Knox Co., Ohio, in 1847 and remained there two years.  In June, 1849, he removed to this place and continued the practice of his profession successfully for a number of years.  In 1864 he purchased the Bellville Mills.  He was first married to Mary A. DeShong by whom they had five children, one of whom died in infancy, one at the age of 10 years, and three yet survive and were present, Flora, Lucy and May.  The mother died May 29th., 1860.  He was again married to Mrs. Sarah P. Galleher, daughter of Mr. Alexander Menzie, Oct. 2nd., 1865.  He was stricken with paralysis Jan. 26th., 1885 from which he rallied considerably, but on May 6th. he had a relapse from which time his physical powers gave way.  His calling was to relieve the sick and suffering.  He was a kind and indulgent father and affectionate husband.  --  [Bellville Star:  27 May 1886, Vol. 9, No. 35]

Whitcomb, Samuel F. -- Samuel F. Whitcomb, 53, of Lucas, died Monday evening at his home following an extended illness. He was born May 27, 1940, in Ashland, the son of Samuel Whitcomb Sr. And Catherine Bowman Whitcomb. He had lived in Ashland most of his life. He had retired as a truck driver and was a veteran of the U.S. Army. Surviving are two brothers, Jack Whitcomb of Germany and Robert Whitcomb of Mansfield; and one sister, Carol Salyer of Ashland. Graveside services will be held Thursday at 10:30 a.m. in Zehner Cemetery with the Rev. Robert F. Hall officiating. Military rites will be conducted at the cemetery. Friends may call today from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Diamond Street Home of Wappner Funeral Directors in Mansfield. Submitted by Gibbyray. [Ashland Times Gazette: 27 October 1993]

White, ---- -- d. 8/19/1867 at Richland Co.;  5m, 7d;  b. Richland Co.;  white;  cause:  whooping cough;  res. Olivesburg  [Richland Co. Probate Court Record of Deaths]

White, Catherine

White, Dollie -- bur. 12/24/1874 at Mansfield Cem.;  83y;  res. Mansfield  [Richland Shield & Banner:  09 January 1875]

White, Eliza J. -- d. 8/29/1870 at Worthington Twp., spinal affection;  32y, 7m, 20d;  b. Wayne Co., Ohio;  housekeeping;  res. Worthington Twp. [Richland Co. Probate Court Record of Deaths]

White, Clara Almeda -- d. 6/8/1870 at Van Wert, Ohio, spinal affection;  10m, 10d;  b. Weller Twp.;  res. Weller Twp.  [Richland Co. Probate Court Record of Deaths]

White, Esther A. -- Mrs. Esther A. White, aged 70 years, died Tuesday afternoon in the home of her son, Daniel W. Castor, Mansfield.  She is survived by her husband, John Q. White;  two sons, Daniel Castor and Theodore Castor, of Ashland;  and one daughter, Mrs. George Ervin of Shelby.  Funeral services were conducted in the Christian church of Bellville, Thursday afternoon at 1:30, the Rev. C.D. Secrist officiating, and interment was in the Bellville cemetery.  Mrs. White was a life-long resident of Bellville, having gone to live with her daughter in Shelby the past winter and within the past month she had moved to the home of her son in Mansfield.  She was widely known and much esteemed by her many acquaintances throughout this section.  [Richland County Leader:  06 May 1921, Vol. 2, No. 21]

White, E.J. -- Saturday.  E.J. White, aged 73 years, died at his home, No. 18 Blecker Street, at 3 o'clock this morning.  Mr. White was afflicted with asthma, but his death was unexpected.  The deceased leaves several grown up children.  The funeral will take place Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock.  -- [Richland Shield & Banner: 28 February 1891, Vol. LXXIII, No. 41]

White, Ebenezer -- One by one they are "gathered to the fathers".  The past week chronicled the death of an esteemed citizen, Mr. Ebenezer White, a resident of this place for forty-three years.  He was born near Roxbury, Franklin Co., Pa., Aug. 4, 1808, and at his death, last Friday, was 76 years, 3 months and 24 days old.  Mr. J.P. Widney, of Bellville, was born and reared in the same vicinity and was always in intimate friend of the deceased.  Mr. White was a miller from the time he was a young man.  He came to Knox County in 1837, and secured a position in a mill between Mt. Vernon and Fredericktown, known then as Turner's Mill.  Returning to Pa. in 1840, he came to Bellville in 1841, where he made his home until his death.  He superintended the mill then owned by Mr. Strong, now in possession of Dr. Whitcomb, which position he filled for twenty-five years.  He married Miss Permelia Heath, of this place, May 30, 1814, who preceded him to the eternal world, dying Oct. 27, 1882, after wedded life of thirty-eight years.   Mr. White was a quiet, conscientious man and during the nine weeks of his last illness was a resigned sufferer.  He was buried from his late home on Bell Street, Sabbath afternoon, a large number of citizens being present, showing that a good citizen was gone, and manifesting their sympathy to the two bereaved daughters, Misses Libbie and Rosa White.  Dr. Edwards and wife (a sister of Mrs. White) and Mrs. Rinehart, of Fredericktown, were at the funeral.  Appropriate remarks were made by Rev. B.O. Squier and W.W. Anderson, a choir rendering the music, and all that was mortal of our friend and neighbor was laid to rest in the Bellville Cemetery.  A vacant place is in the home, but a cherished memory dear.  --  [Bellville Star:  04 December 1884, Vol. 8, No. 10]

White, Edna (Grafmiller)

White, Elizabeth

White, Evins Lewis -- Evins Lewis, son of Nathaniel White, died August 9, 1823, aged 1 year, 6 weeks, 3 days.  [ Mansfield Gazette:  14 August 1824 .  From Abstracts of Richland County , Ohio Taken From Mansfield Gazette, Vol. 1, 1823 - 7/7/1825.  Compiled by Mary Jane Armstrong Henney]

White, Hannah B. (French) -- Notice of the death on Jan. 28, 1906, of Hannah B. French, of Santa Anna, Cal., of la grippe.  She taught the 2nd. and 3rd. grade of school in Bellville in the years 1860, 1861, 1862.  She was born in Montville, Maine, graduated at the Stone Ladies Seminary, at Mt. Vernon, O., and taught the languages there a year.  She held the position of ladies' principal of Epworth Seminary at Epworth, Iowa, for 9 years.  In 1883, she married Nelson White, who still survives her.  They have lived in Santa Anna, Cal., for 8 years.  Her age was 74 years.  --  [Bellville Messenger:  06 April 1906, Vol. 14, No. 10]

White, Hugh -- d. 3/8/1870 at Weller Twp.;  36y;  b. Pennsylvania;  white;  cause:  consumption;  res. Weller Twp.  [Richland Co. Probate Court Record of Deaths]

White, John C. -- Mr. JOHN C. WHITE, aged about 70 years, living six miles east of Plymouth, Huron Co., Ohio, died Friday night of paralysis. His funeral was attended Sunday afternoon by a large concourse of friends. He was a brother of Mr. James White, Mrs. Geo. W. Sheets and Mrs. James H. Craighead of his city. [MANSFIELD HERALD: 16 August 1883, Vol. 33, No. 39]

White, John W. -- John W. White, an old soldier, was found dead in the woods near his home near Adario, Thursday evening.  He was 75 years old and was subject to heart trouble.  Coroner Maglott was called and went to Adario about 10o'clock Friday but up to going to press, he has not returned.  Mr. White has two daughters who have charge of the telephone exchange at Adario.  [Mansfield (OH) Daily Shield:  09 April 1909]

White, Jonathan -- Butler.  Mrs. Andrew J. Simmons has received word of the death of her uncle, Jonathan White, which occurred a few days ago at Denver, Colo.  Old residents of Butler will remember the deceased, he having resided north of town in his younger days.  Deceased was also an uncle to Mrs. Joseph McCollough.  --  [Bellville Messenger:  30 December 1904, Vol. 12, No. 51]

White, Leo -- Rites Tomorrow. Funeral High Mass for Leo WHITE, 74, of 3 Dewey Ave., who died Saturday morning in Flowers Hospital, Toledo, will be offered by Rev. Thomas MARLBOROUGH at the St. Mary's Catholic Church at 10 a. m. tomorrow. Burial will be in the Mansfield Catholic Cemetery.  The rosary will be recited at the Geiger - Herlihy Funeral Home at 8 p. m. today.    Submitted by Norris.  [Mansfield News Journal:  24 September 1956, p. 3]

White, Margaret (Riggle) -- BELLVILLE -- Mrs. Margaret White died on Wednesday morning at her home on Main Street from bleeding. White swelling of the ankle had severed an artery. She was born March 9th., 1825. She is one of the old inhabitants of Bellville and was one of those home women who endeared all who knew her. -- [BELLVILLE INDEPENDENT: 31 May 1894, Vol. 7, No. 3]

White, Margaret (Riggle) -- Margaret Riggle was born in Washington Co., Penn., March 9th., 1825. Was married to John Wesley White, March 5th., 1848. Two years after the marriage they moved to Richland Co., Ohio and settled at Lexington where they lived until 1853, when they moved to Bellville, where they lived until death moved them to another country. In Aug., 1865, Mrs. White was left a widow with three small children dependent upon her. To them four children were born, one a little boy being dead at the time of the father's death. The three children left the widowed mother still alive. About thirty years ago, Mrs. White and husband, united with the M.E. church of this place on probation. The church records do not state that she was ever taken into full membership. Some of the older members of the class think that she was. The deceased was a severe sufferer for most thirty years. The twenty-two years of this time preceding her death she was quite a cripple so confined that for fifteen years was not known to be down street. Her sufferings were borne with much patience and a thoughtfulness for those about her ever trying to hide from them her pain and misery. She was a kind mother and a good mother and must have had something of Christian fortitude to have born so many years of suffering without murmuring. Slowly but surely the disease worked away and on May 30th. found the seat of life in triumph and suddenly Mrs. White was dead. -- [Bellville Independent: 07 June 1894, Vol. 7, No. 4]

White, Mary -- Mrs. Mary White, wife of the Rev. Samuel White, of Shelby, while on a visit at the home of A.A. Race, one mile south of the city, was taken suddenly ill with a hemorrhage on Tuesday afternoon and lingered until 8 o'clock that evening, when she died.  Funeral services were conducted by Rev. J.S. Lowe at the residence of Mr. Race on the following afternoon.  The remains wee taken to Shelby for interment on Thursday.  --  [Bellville Star:  23 June 1887, Vol. 10, No. 39 as reprinted from the Mansfield Shield]

White, Mary E. -- bur. 11/1888 at Mansfield Cem., uterine tumor;  48y 

White, Mrs. H. -- Windsor.  Mrs. H. White, an aged and well known lady residing near Ashland, was laid to rest at the side of her husband, who was a soldier in the civil war.  The interment took place in the Franklin Cemetery last Thursday.  --  [Semi-Weekly News (Mansfield):  26 April 1898, Vol. 14, No. 33]

White, Mrs. Jackson

White, Mrs. Wesley -- Adario.  Mrs. Bowman, of Burbank, was called here by the death of her sister, Mrs. W. White.  [Mansfield News:  18 July 1901, Vol. 17, No. 117]

White, Mrs. Wesley -- Adario.  Mrs. Wesley White died Saturday afternoon after n illness of two years.  She endured a great deal of suffering and bore it patiently.  She was born in England in 1844 and was married to Wesley White in 1866.  She leaves a husband and three daughters, three sisters and two brothers to mourn her loss.  Funeral services were held Monday at 2:30 p.m. at the church, conducted by her pastor the Rev. Patterson.  [Mansfield News:  18 July 1901, Vol. 17, No. 117]

White, Myrta Ellen -- Myrta Ellen White, daughter of John F. & Mary A. White, died of spinal disease, on August 30, aged 2 years, 3 months and 26 days.  [Shelby Independent News:  14 September 1876, Vol. 8, No. 47]

White, Net -- Independence.  Net White died Saturday of consumption at her mother's southeast of town, and was buried at Four Corners on Monday.  --  [Bellville Star:  29 September 1887, Vol. 11, No. 1]

White, Ophelia Jeannette  -- Independence.  Ophelia Jeannette White, daughter of Mrs. Mary Gurheir, died at the home of her mother in Washington Township, Sept. 24, 1887, aged 29 years, 2 months and 19 days.  The funeral services took place in the Zion Church conducted by the Rev. J.W. Walkey, Sept. 26.  --  [Mansfield Weekly News:  29 September 1887, Vol. 3, No. 44]

White, Permelia E. (Heath) -- Mrs. Permelia E. White died Friday, aged 63 years, 5 months and 25 days, and was buried Saturday.  Rev. Anderson and Brush conducted the ceremonies.  --  [Bellville Star:  02 November 1882, Vol. 6, No. 5]

White, Permelia E. (Heath) -- Mrs. Permelia E. White, wife of Ebenezer White, after a protracted illness, passed away on the morning of Friday, Oct. 27th.  Her maiden name was Miss Heath.  She was born in New York, May 2, 1819, and came to Bellville in 1832, married Mr. E. White, May 30, 1844.  She leaves two daughters, her only children, to comfort their father during the rest of his earthly journey.  Mrs. White was one of a family of eight, two brothers and six sisters, ranging from fifty-three to seventy years of age, and she is the first one called to pass over the river.  They had a reunion at the home of Mr. White in our town, in 1876 which proved to be their last earthly meeting.  All but two were at the funeral on Saturday last.  Those present were Mr. W.H. Heath, of Mason City, Ill., Mrs. Geddes, Goshen, Ind., Mrs. Steinmets, Mt. Vernon, O., Mrs. Dr. Edwards, Fredericktown, and Mrs. Campbell, of this place.  Mr. Heath, of Iowa City, and Mrs. W. Gray, of Vincent, Kansas, were absent.  The brotherly and sisterly bond strengthened through all these years is now broken, but only in name, for she is still cherished in memory.  Mrs. White was a member of the M.E. church of Bellville for a number of years.  In her home and among her intimate friends she exerted a genial influence.  Her mind was active not only enjoying the thoughts of others by the pen and the press.  She bore her sickness with resignation, and left her soul and her dear friends to a loving Father and a gracious Savior.  Perhaps not one family among a thousand can furnish such an unbroken circle of brothers and sisters for so many years.  For fifty years a resident of our village, from girlhood to youth, then to womanhood, and to the verge of that pleasant valley of contented age, she is now where time and tears are no more.  May the next reunion be on that happy shore.  <scripture omitted>  --  [Bellville Star:  21 November 1882]

White, Richard -- Saturday.  Thursday the remains of Richard White were brought from North Bloomfield Township, Morrow County, and interred in the Mansfield Cemetery.  Mr. White was 96 years, 6 months and 10 days old at the time of his death and was at one time a resident of this city.  [Richland Shield & Banner:  19 September 1891, Vol. LXXIV, No. 17]

White, Robert. - Robert White, aged 79 years, 3 months and 23 days, died in this city Sunday.  The deceased was born in county Down, Ireland, came to this country when a boy and became a citizen of the United States June 11, 1861.  In November, 1861, he enlisted in Company A, First squadron, Ohio cavalry, and later re-enlisted in Thomas Logan’s Company B, 163rd O. V. I.   He was twice married and is the father of eleven children of whom the following survive him:   John W. White, of Crestline; Frank H. White, of Cleveland; Mrs. Emerson Andrews, C. W White, Mrs. John Funston, Mrs. John Sanner and Miss Lucretia White, of this city.  Private funeral from the home of Emerson Andrews, 74 Buckingham street, Tuesday afternoon at 2 o’clock.  Submitted by Jean and Faye.  [The Mansfield News:  Monday, May 27, 1907]

White, Robert G. -- Death came very suddenly to Mr. Robert G. White, of East Curtis Street, Monday morning at 4:40 o'clock, his death being due to organic heart trouble.  Although Mr. White has been failing in health for some time, his death was very unexpected.  Robert White was born in Richland County, June 1, 1833.  For more than twenty-five years he has made his home in this city.  He is survived by one daughter, Mrs. W.H. Kirk, who recently moved to this city from Shelby, three sons, Messrs. George White of Columbus, Warren White of Fredericktown, and Clyde White, of this city.  The funeral will be held Thursday afternoon from the Mulberry Street Methodist Protestant Church, Rev. J. Alfred Seiby officiating.  The interment will be made in Mound View Cemetery.  Mr. White was an old soldier having served in Co. F, 79th. Illinois Infantry.  He was also a member of Joe Hooker Post, G.A.R.  The members of the local post will have charge of the services.  --  [Butler Enterprise:  20 October 1905, Vol. 17, No. 37 as re-printed from the Mt. Vernon Banner]

White, Rose -- Bellville.  Miss Rose White, who has been sick a long time, died Thursday morning.  Funeral services will be held today, Friday, at 3:30, Rev. C.F. Mott officiating.  Interment in Bellville Cemetery.  --  [Bellville Messenger:  26 January 1906, Vol. 13, No. 52]

White, W.N. --- W. N. White, who has been ill for two years, died at the home of his sister, Mrs. E. H. Hunter, Friday morning, aged 35 years. Interment Sunday afternoon. He was at one time superintendent of the Shiloh schools and at the time he was taken ill was justice of Sharon township. Interment Sunday at Shelby. Submitted by Faye and Jean. [Mansfield News: 08 March 1902]

Whiteacre, Mrs. William. - CRESTLINE, Jan. 9 - Mrs. William Whiteacre, 68, died of heart trouble at 8:35 Sunday morning at her home, 416 East Bucyrus street, after an illness of six months.    Mrs. Whiteacre was born May 2, 1864 in Stark County and was married May 2, 1886.  Survivors are:  her husband, three sons, Harold B., Lorain; Claire A., Mansfield and Paul, Crestline and four grandchildren.  Funeral services will be held at 2 o’clock at the home, in charge of Rev. E. D McBroom, pastor of the Methodist church.  Burial will be made in Crestline Cemetery, in charge of Bender and Stick, funeral directors.  Submitted by Jean and Faye.  [The Mansfield News-Journal; Mansfield, Ohio:  Monday, January 9, 1933]

Whited, Raymond -- Mansfield - Funeral services for Raymond Rockford Whited, 74, of Hecht Road, will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. in the Diamond Street Home of the Wappner Funeral Directors by the Rev. Carl W. Cufner, pastor of St. Mark's Lutheran Church.  Mr. Whited died Tuesday afternoon in Mansfield Memorial Homes after a short illness. Burial will be in Mansfield Cemetery. Calling hours at the funeral home are Friday 6 to 9 p.m. Submitted by Linda and Shirley. Typed by Georgia. [Mansfield News Journal Tuesday 15 May 1986]

Whiteford, Maria

Whitely, Doris Jr. -- 57Y;  d. 9/28/1955 at University Hosp., Columbus;  b. 4/3/1899 at Covington, TN;  bur. Mansfield Cem.  [MNJ 9/29/1955]

Whiteman, ---- -- The infant daughter of Mr. & Mrs. William H. Whiteman, of Park Avenue East, died this morning at 2 o'clock.  Interment private.  At birth the child weighed but one and one-half pounds and was five days old when it died.  [Mansfield News:  30 July 1901, Vol. 17, No. 127]

Whiteman, Henry -- Mansfield, Feb. 6 -- The Rev. Henry Whiteman, of Wooster, who died Jan. 31, and was buried at Mt. Vernon, Feb. 4, was formerly a pastor of the M.E. church in this city, and was presiding elder of the Mansfield and Galion districts.  He served altogether 16 years as presiding elder.  He was 79 years old.  --  [Mansfield Evening News:  06 February 1890, Vol. 5, No. 287]

Whiteman, John

Whitemire, Catherine -- LUCAS – Mrs. Catherine Whitemire died last Thursday morning about 3 o’clock.  Her death was rather sudden and unexpected.  She had complained of not feeling well for a few days, but did not think she was bad enough to need the service of a physician, and none was called until death had so nearly done its work that the physician’s skill was of no avail.  The deceased was an extremely fleshy person.  It was presumed by many that she would have weighed about 300 pounds.  She was about fifty-five years of age and was buried at McKay, Ashland county, on Friday at 1 o’clock P.M.   [Ohio Liberal:  12 December 1883]

Whitford, Cornelius -- DIED -- In Bellville, Richland County, Ohio, August 15th., 1872, Mr. CORNELIUS WHITFORD, aged 79 years.  In the paper dated 23 August 1872, the following additional information was listed ...  The funeral of Cornelius Whitford took place on last Friday. It was conducted by Odd Fellow ceremonies. The procession consisted of twenty-two vehicles, which proceeded to the cemetery at Lexington. -- [BELLVILLE DOLLAR WEEKLY: 16 August 1872, Vol. 1, No. 25]

Whitford, Maria -- Lexington.  The remains of the aged Mrs. Whitford, who died in Toledo, Ia., were brought to Lexington for interment Saturday.  Services were held in the Presbyterian church Sunday.  The deceased was the widow of William Whitford and formerly lived near Lexington.  [Semi-Weekly News:  05 December 1896, Vol. 12, No. 96]

Whitford, Maria (Hanawalt)  -- Information has been received from Tama, Ia., to the effect that Mrs. Maria Whitford, widow of the late William Whitford, of this county, died suddenly while sitting in her chair.  The deceased is a sister of Mrs. William Winters and Lewis Hanawalt, of this city, and an aunt of Mrs. S.M. Douglass.  She was an excellent woman and highly esteemed by all who knew her.  Funeral services was held at Lexington, this county, and the remains interred in the Lexington Cemetery, Sunday at 11 o'clock a.m.  [Semi-Weekly News:  08 December 1896, Vol. 12, No. 96]

Whitford, William -- Bellville.  Wm. Whitford died at his home four miles west of here on Tuesday morning, after a long and painful illness.  The funeral took place from his late residence at 1 p.m. on Wednesday.  Interment at Lexington.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  07 October 1893, Vol. LXXVI, No. 20]

Whiting, Alice Dell (Adams) -- Mrs Alice ADAMS WHITING died at 10 pm Friday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Jacob (Annie WHITING) PEFFER, 211 Gerke av. She was born Apr 27, 1867 at Alta (Richland Co) and spent her entire life in Richland county. For years Mrs. WHITING was employed as a cook at General hospital and also at the Richland County Children's home. She is survived by one brother, Jesse ADAMS of Mason, Mich, one sister, Mrs Hattie (ADAMS) WOODHULL of Richland county, one grandchild, Helen PEFFER and the daughter, Mrs (Annie) PEFFER. Funeral services are to be held Monday at 3:30 pm from the Finefrock funeral home conducted by the Rev. Dr. J.J. Tisdall, pastor of the First Christian church. Burial will be made in the Mansfield cemetery.  Submitted by Margaret.  [Mansfield News:  06 July 1929, p. 2]

Whiting, Ann -- ANN WHITING, CITY'S OLDEST RESIDENT DIES -- Death Claims 97-Year-Old -- Mansfield Woman; Funeral Rites Are Set For Monday Afternoon. By JANE WILLIAMS.  Thousands of miles away from the green fields of Cornwall and the old rambling English farm house where her girlhood had been spent, Mrs. Ann Whiting, Mansfield's oldest resident, died last night at her home, 124 East Second street. She would have been 98 years old, had she lived until April.  Mrs. Whiting had been in excellent health until July, 1929, when she sustained a broken hip as the result of a fall, and since then she has walked but little. In October of this year her only son, John Whiting, of Clyde, O., died, and her decline has been steady since then.  She was born April 14, 1835, in Pendrift, Cornwall, England, on land that had been in her family for hundreds of years. In 1870, she, with her husband, John Whiting, and three children came to America and two years later the family moved to Mansfield where Mr. Whiting was hired to do ironsmith work on the Richland county courthouse which was then under construction.  Of her 60 years in Mansfield, 39 of them had been spent in the old Whiting home, 265 North Mulberry street. She had lived in but eight houses in almost a hundred years.  On her last birthday, the diminutive English woman told a Journal writer that the "first hundred years are the most interesting," and recalled many colorful incidents from a well rounded life.  All of Mrs. Whiting's immediate survivors are in America, there remaining only several nieces and nephews in England.  Besides her daughter, Mrs. August Remy, with whom she had made her home for many years, she is survived by another daughter, Mrs. Walter Booth of Lima, five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Lee Remy, city detective, Ney Remy and Mrs. Jacob Peffer of this city are grandchildren.  She had been a member of the First Methodist church of Mansfield for 50 years.  Funeral services will be held at Mrs. Whiting's home on East Second street, Monday afternoon at 2 o' clock, with her pastor, Rev. S.B. Salmon conducting. Burial, which is in charge of the John S. Jones company, will be made in Mansfield cemetery. Submitted by Margaret.  [Mansfield News, Friday 30 Dec 1932, pg 1; picture included]

Whiting, Edward

Whiting, John -- John Whiting, aged 67 years, died at his home on North Mulberry Street at 8 o'clock yesterday morning.  Mr. Whiting, who was a stone cutter by trade, was born in Cornwillington, England, and came to America in 1870 and settled in Mansfield shortly after.  Mr. Whiting leaves three children, Mrs. Mary Remy, of this city;  Mrs. Walter Booth, of Lima, and John Whiting, of Erie, Pa., to mourn his departure.  The funeral will be held from the residence tomorrow at 8 p.m.  Rev. Dusten Kemble will officiate.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  04 August 1894, Vol. LXXVII, No. 12]

Whiting, John T. -- died 29 Oct 1932 -- FORMER RESIDENT OF MANSFIELD SUCCUMBS - John T. Whiting Dies in Clyde, O. - Events of historical significance to residents of Richland county were being recalled here today as friends and relatives of John T. Whiting, 71, of Clyde, O., received news of the elderly man's death.  Mr. Whiting, who died at his home in Clyde early Saturday after an illness of 10 months worked as a granite cutter in Mansfield more than 30 years ago. He was one of the cutters employed in the construction of the present Richland county court house. He resided in this city at the time and also was employed at the E.M. Wolf monument works.  Mr. Whiting was born in Moreswater, Cornwall, England, in 1861, and came to this country with his parents when a young man. Shortly thereafter the family moved to Mansfield.  In addition to the widow, Mrs. Alice Whiting, of Clyde, Mr. Whiting is survived by his mother, Mrs. Ann Whiting, 124 East Second street, a daughter, Mrs. Jacob Peffer, this city; and two sisters, Mrs. August Remy, 124 East Second street, and Mrs. W.E. Booth of Lima.  Funeral services will be at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at the family home in Clyde and burial will be in the Mansfield cemetery.  Submitted by Margaret.  [Mansfield Journal date of Sunday 10/30/1932, pg 17 and date of 10/31/1932 pg 8:2]

Whitlatch, Robert Eugene -- d. 6/30/1995  [St. John's U.C.C. 1995 Annual Congregational Record, p. 14]

Whitlock, Jefferson Ralston -- Jefferson Ralston Whitlock was born at Danville, Pa., March 23, 1824, and died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. F.M. Dotson, 2772 Monroe St., Toledo, Ohio, Aug. 11, 1915, aged 91 years, 4 months and 19 days.  He was one of the twelve children of George Whitlock and Elizabeth Case Whitlock, and is survived by his youngest sister, Anna Titly of Danville, Pa., and by his wife, Hannah Whitlock, two daughters, Mrs. F.M. Dotson and Mrs. A.H. Shroyer of Toledo, and two sons, Ralph G. Whitlock, of Los Angeles, Calif., and John E. Whitlock of Delhart, Texas.  He was married to Miss Hannah Bodley, a daughter of William Bodley and Sallie Conklin Bodley, at Kendallville, Ind., Feb. 26, 1862, by Rev. Forbes, and thereafter resided in Steuben and DeKalb counties, Ind., until the spring of 1897, when they moved to Toledo, Ohio, where they have ever since resided.  Early in life he united with the Presbyterian church.  The funeral service was held in Plymouth, Ohio, conducted by Rev. G.C. Smith, of the Lutheran church, and interment was made in the Pioneer's Rest Cemetery.  --  [Plymouth Advertiser:  21 August 1915, Vol. 62, No. 39]

Whitmier, William. - Injuries Prove Fatal To Construction Employe. - William Whitmier, aged 50 years, who was injured a week ago while working on a steam hoisting machine on the Lucs-Mifflin road, died at 9:45 o’clock this morning at General hospital.  Whitmier was employed by the construction company engaged at present in making repairs on the Lucas road, and was working on one the company’s hoisting machines.  In some manner he was thrown violently to the ground, suffering severe injuries.  His injuries were not considered serious when he was first removed to General hospital, but it was latter discovered that the man was suffering from internal injuries.  He is survived by his wife and two sons, Willard and George, one brother, George W., of Mifflin, and one sister, Mrs. W. E. Bierly of Widowville.  The body was removed to Beelman & Sharp’s funeral home where it was prepared for burial, and where short funeral services will be held Thursday morning at 10 o’clock  Funeral services will be held at Mt. Zion Lutheran church at 11 o’clock, and burial will be in Mt. Zion cemetery.  Submitted by Jean and Faye.  [The Mansfield News:  Tuesday, October 17, 1922]

Whitmore, Drusilla -- Saturday -- Miss Drusilla Whitmore, aged 81 years, died at the county infirmary today of general debility, and will probably be buried tomorrow. She has been at the infirmary about six years, and came there from near Butler.  Later in the same paper ...  Monday -- Drucilla Whitmore, aged 81, died at the infirmary Saturday morning of general debility and was taken by Infirmary Director J.L. Barr to Butler Sunday morning for burial at Pine Run graveyard east of there. Miss Whitmore has a sister named Mrs. Nesbitt of about the same age also in the infirmary.
-- [RICHLAND SHIELD & BANNER: 14 November 1896, Vol. LXXIX, No. 27]

Whitney, ---- -- The 3-weeks-old twins of Mr. & Mrs. Al Whitney died last week and were buried Friday.  The mother is in a critical condition.  [Semi-Weekly News:  15 December 1896, Vol. 12, No. 98]

Whitney, Benjamin F. -- Dr. Benjamin F. Whitney, a well know and highly respected resident of Mansfield for many years, died at his home, 23 South Mulberry Street, at 1 o'clock Tuesday morning after a severe stomachic trouble illness of only several days.  Though he had had rather poor health of late his mental faculties were sharp and acute an the illness which resulted in his death was of short duration.  Dr. Whitney was born at Randolph, Orange County, Vermont, Feb. 27, 1816 and he was, therefore, within a few days of being 81 years of age.  He graduated from Dartmouth college after which he came to Ohio and completed a course in medicine at the Ohio Medical college at Columbus.  At the age of 23 years he entered into partnership with Dr. Fuller at Loudonville and practiced medicine there for some years after which he moved to Ashland and practiced his profession there and later removed to this city where he has resided since that time.  He was united in marriage in 1840 at Coshocton to Miss Sarah Renfrew who survives him.  To them were born six daughters, of whom five survive:  Mrs. L.A. Strong, of 146 Park AvenueWest;  Mrs. John Pearce, of Kenton;  Mrs. A.J. Gilbert, of 355 Marion Avenue;  Mrs. Emmett Campbell, of Stewart Avenue, and Mrs. W.B. Kimball, of Columbus.  There are 10 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.  Eleanor Black, daughter of Mr. & Mrs. H___ Black, of this city.  Dr. Whitney was a member of the Masonic fraternity.  Funeral services at the home, __ South Mulberry Street, Friday afternoon, at 2:30 o'clock.  Burial private.  [Semi-Weekly News:  26 February 1897, Vol. 13, No. 17]

Whitney, Minnie Eveline -- DIED -- On Friday September 30, 1869, MINNIE EVELINE, infant daughter of MARTHA and SAMUEL WHITNEY of Shelby, aged 6 months and 15 days.  [Shelby Independent News:  14 October 1869, Vol. 1, No. 49]

Whitten, Dorothy P. -- Bellville.  Mrs. Dorothy P. Whitten, familiarly known as Mother Whitten, died at the residence of her daughter, Mrs. J. Philpott, Thursday evening, aged 83 years, 9 months and 23 days.  At 11 o'clock Sunday the funeral services were held at the Universalist church, conducted by Miss Henrietta Moore, where a large number of people had gathered to pay due respect to the departed.  --  [Bellville Star:  24 May 1883, Vol. 6, No. 34]

Whitten, Samuel P. -- Bellville.  Died -- At his residence on South Main Street, Samuel P. Whitten, on Sunday, Jan. 10th., aged 44 years, 10 months and 1 day.  The funeral took place from his late residence on Tuesday at 1 o'clock.  Services at the Universalist Church at 1:30 conducted by Rev. W.W. Anderson.  The G.A.R. Post assisted in the ceremonies.  --  [Bellville Star:  14 January 1886, Vol. 9, No. 16]

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