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Zackman, Clarence John -- Clarence John Zackman, born Feb. 18th., 1890;  died, March 19th, 1892.  <<poetry written for the parents (Mr. & Mrs. J. Zachman)  by Martha McMeeken omitted>>  [Richland Shield & Banner:  09 April 1892, Vol. XXIV, No. 46]

Zachman, Francis -- Died, April 4th., Francis, son of Mr. John Zachman, aged 11 years and 12 days.  [Shelby Independent News: 10 April 1873, Vol. 5, No. 24]

Zackarias, Casper. - NORTH SIDE RESIDENT VICTIM OF PNEUMONIA - Casper Zackarias, aged 63 years, a victim to an attack of pneumonia, died this morning at 4:30  o’clock at his home, 110 Lilly street, following a brief illness.  He was born in Hungary, but has been a resident of this city for many years.  He is survived by a wife, four sons, Mike, of California, Paul, Jacob and Matthew, two daughters, Lana and Catherine all of this city.    Funeral services will be conducted from St. Peter’s Catholic Church, Wednesday morning at 8:30 o’clock, and burial will be made in the Mansfield Cemetery.  Submitted by Jean and Faye.  [The Mansfield News; Mansfield, Ohio:  Monday, April 30, 1923]

Zappone, Randy B. -- Randy B. Zappone - MANSFIELD - Randy B. Zappone, 38, of 501 Glendale Blvd. died Saturday at Cleveland Clinic after a long illness.  Mr. Zappone was born Nov. 27, 1954 in Mansfield, living here all his life. He was a service advisor for six years, and technician for four years at Joyce Buick and Saturn of Mansfield and a member of Buick Service Masters.  Mr. Zappone won several awards while he was an employee, including Service Masters Award, Best in Class Award, Service Excellence Award, Image of Excellence Award, and ASE Certified Master Mechanic.  He graduated from Madison Comprehensive High School in 1973 and had attended Holy Trinity Lutheran Church.  Surviving are his wife, Connie Burns Zappone; two daughters, Tiffany and Crissy Zappone; a son, Zachary Zappone, all at home; his mother, Dorothy Lotz Zappone; two sisters and brother-in-laws, Sally and Terry Houston of Mansfield and Brenda and Bob Brakenwagon of Waterville; a brother, John Zappone Jr. of Mount Vernon; and a number of nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. He was preceded in death by his father, John Zappone.  Calling hours will be held from 2 to 4  and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Diamond Street Home of Wappner Funeral Directors and one hour before the funeral services. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 11 p.m. at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church by the Rev. George Lambert. Burial will be in Mansfield Memorial Park.  Memorial contributions may be made to Holy Trinity Lutheran Church. Submitted by Gary[Mansfield News Journal:  13 June 1993]

Zartman, David -- Butler.  David Zartman, 91, whose fondest memory was the day he heard Abraham Lincoln speak in his presidential campaign, died of a heart attack at his home at 9 p.m. yesterday.  [A resident of Butler 55 years, Mr. Zartman heard Lincoln in a campaign speech in Newark when a youth.  He was born in Newark in 1849.]  Mr. Zartman was a graduate of Baldwin-Wallace college and worked in drug stores at Newark and Utica before coming to Butler to open his own drug store in 1884.  He retired in 1911 after operating the store 27 years.  His wife, Mary, a daughter, Mrs. Yeta Ramsey of Butler;  a sister, Mrs. Elizabeth Stevens of Tiffin, and three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren survive.  He was a member of the Masonic lodge of Bellville, No. 376;  Mansfield Chapter, No. 28, R.A.M., and council No. 94, R. and S.M.  Private funeral services will be held at the home at 2 p.m. Wednesday with Rev. H.T. Wintermute of Plymouth officiating.  Burial will be in the Ankenytown cemetery.  The body will be at the George funeral home until noon Wednesday.  [unknown newspaper:  16 January 1940]

Zartman, David -- David Zartman, aged 90, died suddenly at his home at Butler at 9 p.m., Monday, following a stroke of apoplexy.  He had been Butler's oldest resident.  He was born at Newark, Feb. 10, 1849 and in his early manhood he entered the drug business, operating a store in that city and later in Utica.  He came to Butler in 1882 and continued in the drug business until 1911 when he retired after 35 years as a druggist.  Besides his wife, he is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Zetta Ramsey of Butler;  one sister, Mrs. Elizabeth Stevens of Tiffin;  three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren, also five nieces and nephews.  Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the home with Rev. H.T. Wintermute of Plymouth officiating.  Burial was made in the Ankenytown Cemetery.  He was a member of the Masonic order of Bellville and also the Council and Chapter of Mansfield.  [Bellville Star:  18 January 1940]

Zedeker, Elizabeth -- d. 8/13/1871 at County Infirmary, Weller Twp.;  single;  no place of birth listed;  72y;  white;  res. Mansfield [Richland County Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Zediker, Floyd A. -- 41Y;  d. 10/29/1955 at home, Mansfield;  h/o Lillian;  bur. Mansfield Mem. Park  [MNJ 10/30/1955 & 10/31/1955]

Zediker, Grace V. -- bur. 6/7/1876 at Mansfield Cem.;  10d;  res. Mansfield  [Richland Shield & Banner:  13 January 1877]

Zediker, Lillian May -- Lillian May Zediker died Thursday at 2 o'clock p.m. at the home of her parents, S.P. Zediker and wife, at 308 East Fourth Street.  She has been an invalid for a number of years.  Her age was 23 years.  Funeral Saturday morning at 10 o'clock, at the house, conducted by the Rev. Dr. H.L. Wiles.  [Semi-Weekly News:  03 November 1896, Vol. 12, No. 89]

Zediker, Lilly May -- Friday -- Lilly May Zediker, daughter of S.P. & S.A. Zediker, died at 2:30 p.m. yesterday at her home, 308 East Fourth Street. Funeral services will be held at the residence at 11 a.m. tomorrow. -- [RICHLAND SHIELD & BANNER: 07 November 1896, Vol. LXXIX, No. 26]

Zediker, Mrs. W.H. -- Mrs. W.H. Zediker died at 3:00 this morning at her home on Jefferson street in Fairview addition, after a short illness.  She was 25 years of age and leaves a husband, but no children.  Funeral services conducted by the Rev. William Dresel, of St. John's Evangelical church Saturday afternoon at 2:00.  Services private.  [THE MANSFIELD NEWS:  22 November 1901, Vol. 17, No. 225]

Zediker, Roscoe "Ross" A. -- 70Y;  d. 1/13/1952 at home - Mansfield;  b. 8/28/1881 at Lucas;  emp. Westinghouse Electric Corp. (27 years);  mem. Odd Fellows Lodge (28 years);  h/o Eura May Smith;  bur. Mansfield Mem. Park  [MNJ: 14 January 1952]

Zeger, Gerald H. -- 52Y;  d. 11/20/1955 at home, Mansfield (heart attack);  b. 4/23/1903 at Morrow Co., OH;  h/o Annabel Turner;  Mansfield Mem. Park  [MNJ 11/21/1955 & 11/22/1955]

Zehnder, Frederick

Zehner, Annie

Zehner, James -- James Zehner, living three miles north of Shenandoah, died Tuesday, Dec. 29, at 3 o'clock p.m., aged nearly 69 years. He had been ill for about seven months with paralysis but the week preceding his death had much trouble with his heart, which caused his death. He leaves a wife, seven children and a twin sister, viz: J.F. Zehner, Roann, Ind.; Samuel L. Zehner, Shenandoah; Mrs. Esther Schweyer, Shenandoah; Henry Harmon Zehner, Cleveland; Mrs. Mary Ellen Cline, Shenandoah; Dora May Latimer, Rome; Kate Wolford, Shenandoah; his twin sister, Mrs. Mary M. Stoner, Paradise Hill. James Zehner was born in Milton township, Ashland county, O. His father and mother died when he was but nine years old. After their death he lived with his grandparents. At the age of 16 he went to live with his uncle, Henry Zehner, with whom he worked at the carpenter trade. In 1859 he was married to Miss Catharine Lutz, of Milton township. He has been a faithful member of the Lutheran church ever since the age of 15. Funeral services and burial at Shenandoah Thursday. [The Mansfield News: Monday, January 4, 1903]

Zehner, Julia (Young)

Zehner, Lavina (Zehner) -- Mrs. Lavina Zehner, wife of Joseph B. Zehner, died about 1 o'clock this morning at her home, 205 South Franklin Avenue.  She was about 26 years of age and leaves a husband and two small children, a daughter, 15 months old, and a son, nine days old.  Her maiden name was Miss Lavina Zehner, a daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Moses Zehner, of South Adams Street.  Funeral services conducted by the Rev. Arthur H. Smith, pastor of Trinity Lutheran church at Ashland, Thursday afternoon, at 3 o'clock at the late home of the deceased.  Interment in the Mansfield cemetery.  [Mansfield (OH) News: 29 May 1901, Vol. 17, No. 76]

Zehner, William H.

Zeider, Reuben

Zeigler, ----

Zeigler, Benjamin

Zeigler, Daniel -- *see obit. for John Zeigler, Sr. below.

Zeigler, Eva -- Bangorville.  Mrs. Eva Zeigler, daughter of Mrs. Ruth Moore, of this place, died Dec. 1 from quick consumption.   Mrs. Zigler [sic.]  died at the home of Mr. Zigler's father, near Darlington, where she has been for some time.  Funeral service Friday at the Perry church.  The remains were laid to rest in the Middleberry Cemetery, Knox County.  The deceased was nearly 33 years old and leaves a husband and four small children to mourn her loss.  [Semi-Weekly News:  10 December 1897, Vol. 13, No. 99]

Zeigler, John -- bur. 12/1888 at Mansfield Cem., lung disease;  45y  [Mansfield Herald:  31 January 1889]

Zeigler, John -- Monday.  Died, at his home, one and one half miles north of Shenandoah, Friday, Oct. 9th., 1891, Mr. John Zeigler, a much respected and honored farmer, aged about 50 years.  An extremely large crowd attended the funeral, which was held Saturday, Oct. 10th.  The deceased had a very large circle of friends, and was known to all as an upright, honest man.  He leaves a wife, and daughter to mourn his death.  [Richland Shield & Banner:  24 October 1891 as reprinted from the Shiloh (OH) Gleaner-Review]

Zeigler, John Sr. -- Rome, O., Sept. 2, 1874.  Editor Shield:  On Tuesday morning last the people of this vicinity were startled by the announcement that John Zeigler, Sr., was dead;  had died that morning.  Immediately following came the sad news that Daniel Zeigler had also departed this life;  uncle and nephew both dying on the same day.  John Zeigler being buried at 10 o'clock A.M. and Daniel at 2 o'clock P.M.  Thus far we have lost two of our most valued citizens.  Also we had two very severe cases of sun stroke during the funeral services;  the first was that of E.M. Chew, son of Judge Chew, deceased;  the other that of Miss Minerva Miller, daughter of Michael Miller, Esq., but we are glad to say that both are in a fair way of recovery.  -- SAM.  [Richland Shield & Banner:  12 September 1874]

Zeigler, Mary "May" Philippena -- 79Y;  d. 3/11/1955 at Toney Daley residence, Mansfield;  b. 8/24/1875 at Galion, OH;  d/o John W. & Mary (Melcher) Trodt;  w/o Elias (d. 1921) - married 12/28/1893;  bur. Fairview Cem.  [MNJ 3/11/1955]

Zeigler, Pearl I. -- 55Y;  d. 7/30/1954 at Mansfield Gen. Hosp.;  b. 9/10/1896;  d/o Frank & Marie (Campbell) Gallagher;  bur. Mansfield Cem.  [Mansfield News Journal:  30 July 1954]

Zeigler, Violet  -- Bellville.  Violet Zeigler, youngest child of Curt Zeigler, died at the home of her grandparents, Mr. & Mr. Zeigler, at Darlington, Tuesday, aged 1 year and 9 months.  Funeral from the house Wednesday at 10 a.m. conducted by the Rev. A.E. Wrentmore.  Her mother died about three months ago.  --  [Semi-Weekly News (Mansfield):  29 March 1898, Vol. 14, No. 25]

Zeigler, Violet -- Darlington.  The little daughter of Curtis Zigler died Tuesday and was buried Thursday by the side of its mother who preceded the little one to the better world above two months ago.  Interment at Baldwin Cemetery.  --  [Semi-Weekly News (Mansfield):  01 April 1898, Vol. 14, No. 26]

Zeigler, Zora Zell

Zeiters, John -- John Zeiters was born near Ganges, August 21, 1849, and died Aug. 31, 1876, aged 27 years and 10 days.  On the 4th. of January, 1872, the deceased was married to Miss Jennie Lybarger.  He was industrious, and of good habits, the only son of his aged parents, who deeply deplore his early death.  Parents, a devoted young wife and interesting little daughter, together with his only sister and a large circle of relatives are left to mourn over his departure.  A very large congregation attended his funeral at the London Church, where a sermon was preached by Rev. N.H. Loose.  The service was solemn and impressive, and it is hoped that this sad bereavement will, in the providence of God, with its voice of warning, long be remembered.  - - N.H.L.  [Shelby Independent News:  07 September 1876, Vol. 8, No. 46]

Zeiters, Mary Magdelena -- DIED -- In Jackson Twp., Jan. 24th., suddenly of heart disease, Mrs. Jacob Zeiters. -- [THE MANSFIELD HERALD: 31 January 1884, Vol. 34, No. 11]

Zeiters, Mary Magdelena -- DIED -- At Shelby, Jan. 22d., Mary Magdelena, wife of Jacob Zeiters, aged 71 years and 9 days. -- [Mansfield Herald: 07 February 1884, Vol. 34, No. 12]

Zeitler, Elizabeth -- Pavonia.  Miss Elizabeth Zeitler died Saturday at 9 o'clock p.m. and funeral services will be held Tuesday, May 23, at 1 o'clock from the home of her brother, with whom she has always made her home.  Miss Zeitler has been in ill health for nearly a year and when death came to relieve her of her sufferings, she was fully prepared for the silent messenger that bore her spirit to the realms above.  [Mansfield News:  22 May 1899]

Zeitler, Elizabeth -- Dead.  Miss Elizabeth Zeitler died Saturday night at her home near Pavonia, aged 62 years and 3 months.  Funeral Tuesday afternoon at 1 o'clock at her late home, conducted by the Rev. F.J. Johnson, of the M.E. church.  The interment will be made at the Olds Church.  [Mansfield News:  22 May 1899]

Zeller, Margaret -- Thursday.  After a lingering illness of four weeks, Mrs. Margaret Zeller, of East Third Street, died at 12 o'clock Tuesday night.  The deceased was 58 years of age.  A husband and five children survive the wife and mother.  Funeral services will be held at St. Peter's Catholic Church at 9 o'clock tomorrow morning.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  07 October 1893, Vol. LXXVI, No. 20]

Zellers, Ella (Kellerman) -- Mrs. Ella Zellers, widow of the late Philip Zellers, died Monday morning at her home, 294 West Johns Street, of typhoid fever.  She was about 38 years of age and leaves four children, Edward, Harry, May and Anna.  Her maiden name was Ella Kellerman.  Her husband, Philip Zellers, died seven years ago.  Funeral services at St. Peter's Catholic Church Tuesday at 8 o'clock a.m.  [Semi-Weekly News:  02 March 1897, Vol. 13, No. 18]

Zellers, Philip -- DIED, May 7, at his residence, 117 East Third Street, Philip Zellers, aged 30 years.  Funeral May 9, at 9 a.m., from St. Peter's Catholic Church.  --  [Mansfield Evening News:  07 May 1890, Vol. 6, No. 53]

Zellers, Phillip -- Thursday.  Philip Zellers died last evening at 6 o'clock at his home on East Fourth Street after a year's illness with Bright's disease.  The deceased was 33 years old and leaves a wife and four children, the youngest being less than one week old.  The funeral will take place Saturday at 9 a.m. from St. Peter's Catholic church.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  10 May 1890, Vol. LXXII, No. 51]

Zellner, ---- -- Butler.  The 7-year-old daughter of Al Zellner, was buried at Four Corners, Tuesday afternoon.  [Semi-Weekly News:  15 January 1897, Vol. 13, No. 5]

Zellner, ---- -- Bellville.  The infant child of Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Zellner, residing in the rear of 109 South Adams Street, died Friday.  Burial Saturday afternoon at Shauck cemetery.  --  [Bellville Messenger:  20 July 1906, Vol. 14, No. 25 reprinted from the Mansfield News]

Zellner, Albert -- Albert Zellner died last night at midnight, at his home 205 South Franklin Avenue, after an illness of several weeks. He was born at Newville, Oct. 20,1849, but lived in Mansfield the greater part of his life. Mr. Zellner is survived by his wife, one son Lloyd, three daughters, Mrs. Charles Beard, Mrs. Hobart Motter, and Mrs. Albert Simon ,six grandchildren, and one brother D. Zellner of Pittsburg. Mr. Zellner was a member of the Owl Lodge. Funeral services will be held at the home Wednesday afternoon at 1:30 o'clock.   Submitted by Carrol Ann.  [Mansfield News:  31 December 1923]

Zellner, Allen -- Monday.  Allen Zellner, of near Lucas, was instantly killed about 2 o'clock Sunday morning by being thrown from a wagon in which he was riding.  Zellner had been to Lucas during the evening previous and was returning home when the accident happened.  He was driving a young horse, which became frightened, and ran away, throwing him out and breaking his neck.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  27 April 1895, Vol. LXXVII, No. 50]

Zellner, Allen -- Mt. Zion.  The funeral of Al Zellner was very largely attended, and was one of the saddest held in this community for a long while.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  27 April 1895, Vol. LXXVII, No. 50]

Zellner, Daniel -- Daniel Zellner died on the 25th. inst. at the ripe age of 62 years, 11 months and 17 days.  The funeral took place on Saturday last and was largely attended.   [Ohio Liberal:  02 May 1877]

Zellner, Daniel -- bur. 4/1877 at Mansfield Cem., paralysis;  61y, 11m, 17d;  res. Mansfield  [Richland Shield & Banner:  05 May 1877]

Zellner, Electa Cates -- Mrs. Electa Zellner Was One of the City's oldest Resident Widow ,86 dies -- Mrs. Electa Zellner,86 widow of Albert Zellner died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. H.L.Motter, Woodville Road today after an illness of several weeks.  A native of Mansfield., Mrs. Zellner spent her entire life in this vicinity. She was a charter member of the South Main Street Evangelical Church. Surviving are three daughters, Mrs. C.C.Beard and Mrs. Motter of Mansfield and Mrs. Coral Simon of Meadville, Pa.,a sister Miss Nora Cates of Mansfield, seven grandchildren and six-great grandchildren. The body was removed to the Wappner Funeral Home where services will be held at 1:30 P.M. Thursday with Rev. C.L.Kern of the South Main Evangelical Church officating. Burial will be in the Mansfield Cemetery.  Submitted by Carrol Ann.  [Mansfield News:  21 March 1937]

Zellner, Elizabeth -- Tuesday.  Mrs. Elizabeth Zellner died at her home, 10 miles east of this city, last night at the age of 82 years.  The funeral will take place at the residence at 10 a.m., Wednesday.  Interment at Mt. Olive cemetery.  [Richland Shield & Banner:  04 June 1892]

Zellner, Forest Lytell -- Mansfield – Forest Lytell Zellner, 61, of 588 Fifth Ave. died early this morning in his home after an extended illness. He was born April 1, 1919, in Mansfield, living here all his life. Mr. Zellner was a 37-year employee of White-Westinghouse and was a 21-year member of the Moose Lodge. He was also a member of the IUE-AFL-CIO-CLC Union Local No. 711. During World War II, he served with the U.S. Navy. Surviving are his wife, Edna Grace Zellner; three sons, James L., Kenneth W. and Gary O., all of Mansfield; one daughter, Karen K Tackett of Mansfield; 11 grandchildren; two great –grandchildren, and two brothers, Virgil Zellner of Mansfield and Marion Zellner of Columbus. Funeral services will be held Friday at 1 p.m. in the Diamond St. Home of Wappner Funeral Directors, by the Rev. Duke Wallace, pastor of Woodville Grace Brethren Church. Friends may call at the funeral home Thursday afternoon and evening. The family requests that memorial contributions be made to the Mansfield Cancer Foundation. Submitted by Linda & Shirley. Transcribed by K. Stentzel. [Mansfield News Journal: 10 Feb 1981, p. 7]

Zellner, George W. -- (Abstract) -- Another Veteran is Summoned to Death -- George W. Zellner is Stricken Suddenly With Heart Trouble at Midnight  He was born in Monroe Twp. Nov. 12, 1841. He lived on the farm but was an apprentice to the harness trade. He did this for 61 years. He had a harness shop on North Diamond Street.  He was in the 163 O.V.I. and served  the entire period of the Civil War.He was a township trustee and infirmary director. He is survived by wife and 2 daug. Mrs. T.S. McConnell and Miss Hazel Zellner and 2 sons Fred R.Zellner and Harry W. Zellner, all of Mansfield, 2 half bothers Albert Zellner of Mansfield and C,D.Zellner of Pittsburgh and a sister Mrs. L. Snyder of near Newville.  Submitted by Carrol Ann.  [Mansfield News:  25 May 1918]

Zellner, Georgia B. -- 87Y;  d. 6/22/1968 at Mansfield Gen. Hosp.;  b. 4/21/1881 near Mt. Zion, Richland Co.;  w/o Fred R.  [MNJ 6/22/1968]  

Zellner, Georgia (Sackman) -- Mrs. Georgia B. ZELLNER, 87, of 166 Western Ave., the wife, of Fred R. ZELLNER, died at Mansfield General Hospital this morning following a brief illness. Mrs. ZELLNER was born April 21, 1881, near Mr. Zion in Richland County, and always lived in this vicinity.  She was a member of the First English Lutheran Church, and Ruth Chapter 17, Order of the Easter Star. Surviving besides her husband, are one daughter, Mrs. Lawrence R. SMITH (Margaret Ann) of Columbus, one granddaughter; three brothers, Boyd SACKMAN of Cuyahoga Falls, Oh., John SAXMAN of Phoenix, Ariz. and Ross SACKMAN of Mansfield; three sisters, Mrs. Mary TIDRICK of Akron, and Mrs. Rhea UNDERWOOD and Mrs. Daisy JOLLEY, both of Mansfield.   The body is at the Wappner Funeral Home, where arrangements are incomplete. Friends may call at the funeral home Sunday afternoon for 2 to 4 and Sunday evening from 7 to 9.  Submitted by [email protected].  [Mansfield News Journal:  22 June 1968]

Zellner, Grace -- A double tragedy occurred this morning about 4:45 o'clock at Miss Josephine Stevenson's boarding house at the corner of East Fourth and Diamond Streets, when Miss Grace R. Zellner, a most highly respected young lady, was foully murdered by her sweetheart, Roy A. Shank, formerly of Ashland, who, after murdering her, shot himself in the forehead, death in his case being almost instantaneous.  *Note:  Grace was the daughter of former Infirmary directory George W. Zellner.  [Bellville Messenger:  30 March 1906, Vol. 14, No. 9]  *A lengthy article about this murder/suicide can be found in the source paper.

Zellner, Jacob T. -- d. 6/20/1871 at Mifflin Twp.;  1y, 6m;  single;  b. Ohio;  white;  cause = brain inflammation;  res.  Mifflin Township  [Richland County Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Zellner, Jonas -- (Abstract)  -- Jonas Zellner died July 16,1892  aged 84. He lived with daughter Mrs. Nathaniel Shambaugh. He was born in Luzurne  Cty., and came to this area in eary 1840. He is survived by 7 daughters  1 son.  Submitted by Carrol Ann.  [Richland Shield & Banner:  23 July 1892]

Zellner, Jonas -- Sunday.  Jonas Zellner, aged 84 years, died at the residence of his daughter, Mrs. Nathaniel Shambaugh, 1˝ miles east of the city, last evening.  The deceased had been ailing for several years from rheumatism and a complication of diseases which caused his death.  Mr. Zellner was born in Luzerne, Pennsylvania, in 1808 and moved to this county in the early '40's.  He was a lifelong Democrat of the Andrew Jackson brand and in his early days was quite prominent in county politics, although he never held an office.  He leaves seven daughters and one son.  The funeral will be held from the residence at 10 o'clock tomorrow forenoon.  Interment in Emanuel Church Cemetery.  [Richland Shield & Banner:  23 July 1892]

Zellner, Orpha Lulu -- bur. 1/29/1875 at Mansfield Cem.;  4y, 7m  [Richland Shield & Banner:  15 January 1876]

Zellner, Orpha Lulu -- Died, Orpha Lulu, youngest daughter of G.W. & M.J. Zellner, on January 26th., 1875, aged 4 years, 7 months and 11 days.  [Richland Shield & Banner:  13 February 1875]

Zellner, Peter -- Peter Zellner died Monday morning at his home in Springfield township.  He was 81 years of age and well known as a soldier.  Funeral Tuesday morning at 9 o'clock and burial at Shambaugh's cemetery.  [Semi-Weekly News:  17 August 1897, Vol. 13, No. 66]

Zellner, Robert Samuel -- 25Y;  d. 1/6/1954 at Naval Station, Canal Zone (convulsions while on watch);  b. 11/28/1928 at Crestline;  bur. at Crestline  [MNJ 1/8/1954]

Zellner, Tobias -- AGED RESIDENT DIES HERE EARLY SATURDAY  -- Tobias Zellner, aged 78 years, died at 6:30 Saturday morning at his home, Oakenwalt Ave.  Mr. Zellner is survived by his wife and three sons, David, Charles L. and Henry O. all of Mansfield.  Funeral services will be held at 2 o'clock Monday afternoon from Schroer's chapel in charge of Rev. Benjamin Hoover.  Burial will be made in Emanuel cemetery east of Mansfield.  Submitted by Jean.  [Unknown source paper:  25 January 1930]

Zent, David W. -- David W. Zent was born on his father's farm about two miles west of Bellville, March 9, 1827, and died at Evansville, Ind., July 10, 1903, aged 76 years, 4 months and 1 day.  On Dec. 25, 1856, he was united by marriage to Miss Mary Ann Olin with whom he lived until Nov. 27, 1903, when she was called away by death.  To this union four children were born Laura, Schuylor W., Wilbur D. and Jessie Gertrude.  Laura died Sept. 11, 1864.  He labored on the farm until about 21 years of age when he went to Wells County, Ind.  He was one of the first four white settlers of the county and the first clerk of Jefferson Twp.  He pre-empted land in this part of the county and gave the township its name, after Jefferson Twp. in Richland.  He returned in 1849 and worked at carpentering about seven years.  He brought the first telegraphic instrument to Bellville, and learned to operate it.  In 1857 he and his brother, John, purchased the elevator in Bellville, of Taylor Moody, and from that time he made Bellville his home until about eight months ago, when he went to Evansville, Ind., to spend the remainder of his earthly life with his son, Schuylor.  Mr. Zent possessed many commendable traits of character, but like all other men was subject to mistakes, disappointments and reverses.  He was industrious and enjoyed laboring with his hands to the very last.  Death was the result of a stroke of paralysis and came suddenly and unexpectedly.  He leaves two sons and one daughter;  two brothers, Sampson of Fredericktown, O., and Isaac of Deadwood, Cal., also three sisters, Mrs. J.W. Geddes, of Bellville, Mrs. Jno. Klotz of Waterford, and Mrs. H. Faus, of Denver, Col., to mourn his departure.  A funeral service was held in the Universalist church Sunday afternoon at 1:30, conducted by Elder H.H. Burkholder.  --  [Bellville Messenger:  16 July 1903, Vol. 11, No. 28]

Zent, Elizabeth -- bur. 5/4/1877 at Mansfield Cem.;  82y;  cause:  paralysis  [Ohio Liberal:  06 June 1877]

Zent, Isaac -- d. 8/21/1869 at Jefferson Twp.;  5m, 10d;  b. Jefferson Twp.;  no cause listed  [Richland Co. Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Zent, Jane Parmer -- DIED -- At the residence of her sister, Mrs. Oldfield, Atlanta, Ga., September 28th., Mrs. Jane Parmer Zent, aged 73 years. -- [THE MANSFIELD HERALD: 16 October 1884, Vol. 34, No. 48]

Zent, Jane (Parmer) -- Mrs. Jane (Parmer) Zent died at the residence of her sister, Mrs. Lucy S. Oldfield, at Atlanta, Ga., Sunday, Sept. 28, 1884, after years of great suffering, aged 73 years, 2 months and 20 days.  Her ailment is believed to have been internal abscess, of one or more organs.  Her burial took place Oct. 1st., and was largely attended.  Dr. Kendall, of the Trinity M.E. church conducted the funeral services, preaching from the words:  "For I reckon the sufferings of this present life are not to be compared to the glory which shall be revealed in us."  She had been anxiously awaiting the time of her departure and was prepared for the journey to the home over there.  She was born in New York State, and came to Ohio in 1824, living many years in this vicinity, where relatives and friends still reside.  Her removal to Georgia occurred about two decades since.  --  [Bellville Star:  09 October 1884, Vol. 8, No. 2]

Zent, Jennie May -- Died, In Bellville, Richland County, O., Jennie May, twin daughter of John & Helen Zent, aged three years and nine months.  This promising little girl was taken from us -- the pride and idol of our household, leaving a vacancy which time alone can wear away.  Jennie was endeared to all by her mild, gentle, winning ways.  Pure and lovely in life, her image will long be engraved on the sorrowing hearts that mourn her early departure, quick perceptive faculties, affectionate and loving.  Earth for her had many attractions.  Life's pathway seemed strewn with flowers and blessings, but oh! how dark the shade that rests on our stricken household and the little lonely twins.  But the cheering thought  of that sweet bye and bye we shall join her spirit on the other shore.  [Ohio Liberal:  23 January 1878]

Zent, John -- Bellville,  John Zent died at this home on Main Street at 2 a.m., Friday, September 11th., aged 66 years.  Mr. Zent had been feeble for several months and his death was not unexpected.  the funeral took place at 2 p.m. on Sunday from his late residence.  Services conducted by Rev. Waters.  Mr. Zent leaves a wife, a son and a daughter.  His son was in the west, where he is employed on a railroad.  He arrived at 11 a.m. on Sunday.  [Richland Shield & Banner:  19 September 1891, Vol. LXXIV, No. 17]

Zent, Mary Ann (Olin) -- Mrs. Mary Ann Zent, nee Olin, was born in Manchester, Vermont, Nov. 6, 1836, and when two years old moved to Ohio with her parents in a wagon and located in Richland County, north of where John Knox now lives.  The family next moved down on the old home place where her brother Job now resides.  Dec. 25, 1856, she was united in marriage to David W. Zent, from which union four children were born, one of which, Laura by name, preceded her mother to the spirit world, dying when only four years old.  Soon after getting four years old.  Soon after getting married Mrs. Zent and her husband went to housekeeping in Bellville to Indiana, and remained there a few years, and then to Chicago for several years, then back to Bellville.  Mrs. Zent had been suffering from a complication of diseases for about three years and on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 27, at about 1 o’clock in the afternoon, death came to her relief and her sufferings on this earth were ended.  The deceased had a large number of warm personal friends being well liked by all who knew her and the funeral largely attended by friends and relatives notwithstanding the inclemency of the weather.  Four of her brothers – John M., Gideon, Job S. and Benjamin Olin, acted as pallbearers.  The funeral took place Saturday, at 1 p.m., from the residence on Bell Street, with the Rev. H.L. Canfield as the officiating minister.  The remains were laid to rest in the Bellville Cemetery.  [Butler Enterprise:  05 December 1902, Vol. XIV, No. 48]

Zerbie, Helen I. -- 78Y;  d. 11/6/1955 at home, Canton, OH (heart attack);  wid/o Homer;  bur. Westlawn Cem.  [MNJ 11/7/1955] 

Zerby, Mrs. William -- Within a stone's throw of her own home and family, Mrs. William Zerby, of East Third Street, was struck and instantly killed by a Pennsylvania shifter at the East Third Street crossing, yesterday afternoon at 1:30 o'clock.  <details of the accident omitted> Mrs. Zerby was 29 years old and leaves her husband and four small children, Louis, John, Glenn and Fred.  The latter is only about two years old.  She also leaves three sisters, Mrs. Joseph Parrott and the Misses Elizabeth and Blanche Wagner.  She was a steadfast member of the Lutheran church and was well known in church circles.  The funeral will be held Tuesday afternoon at 2:30, conducted by the Rev. O.D. Baltzly.  --  [Bellville Messenger:  20 November 1903, Vol. 11, No. 46 as reprinted from the Mansfield Shield]

Zerunker, Frances -- d. 12/25/1869;  58y;  b. Baden Germany [sic]  [Richland Co. Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Ziegler, Daniel -- John Ziegler, Sr., and his nephew Daniel Ziegler, died a week ago last Tuesday, near Rome, and were both buried on the same day.  Two cases of sun stroke occurred during the funeral services.  Mr. E.M. Chew, son of Judge Chew, deceased, and Miss Minerva Miller.  Both have recovered.  [Shelby Independent News:  17 September 1874, Vol. 6, No. 47]

Ziegler, John Sr. -- John Ziegler was born in Perry County, Ohio, October 3, 1808.  Departed this life, September 1, 1874 -- aged 65 years, 10 months and 27 days.  The call to depart was sudden, having been ill but a few days.  The bereaved wife, children and relatives deeply mourn in this the dark hour of their affliction.  Many years ago, he became a member of the Reformed Church under the ministry of Rev. S.B. Leiter.  He was a respected and successful citizen.  His funeral, September 2, was very numerously attended.  On the afternoon of the same day, a nephew [Daniel Ziegler] of his was also buried.  To the large family connection, the voice of death has sadly and severely come, calling upon all earnestly to apply their health unto wisdom.  -- N.H.L.

Ziegler, John Sr. -- John Ziegler, Sr., and his nephew Daniel Ziegler, died a week ago last Tuesday, near Rome, and were both buried on the same day.  Two cases of sun stroke occurred during the funeral services.  Mr. E.M. Chew, son of Judge Chew, deceased, and Miss Minerva Miller.  Both have recovered.  [Shelby Independent News:  17 September 1874, Vol. 6, No. 47]

Ziegler, Samuel B.

Ziegler, Nicholas J. -- MANSFIELD -- Nicholas J. Ziegler, 88, died Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2007. Nicholas died at his residence surrounded by his loving family.   Born Dec. 19, 1918, in Ebendorf, Romania, he was the son of George and Elizabeth Swick Ziegler. He was a 1937 graduate of Ontario High School where he was active in the first championship basketball tournament for the Ontario High School. His team made up of mostly farm boys enjoyed the new experience of the hotel by staying up all night, turning the light switches on and off, taking showers and flushing toilets. They filled up on all the delicious food in the hotel restaurant. After the fun of the night before, the exhausted team lost the game. He loved all kinds of sports, but his favorite was baseball. At one time, he held the record for the longest hit home run at Liberty Park.  He was granted a scholarship at Ashland College but had to decline as his family needed his financial assistance. He followed St. Peter's basketball team and was an usher for many years. He parked cars for the Madison Home football games and enjoyed their games. His favorite college team was the Fighting Irish of Notre Dame.   He retired from the Tappan Company and was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church. His Catholic faith was very important to him. He was past president of Independent Stove Workers Union, past treasurer of Tappan Credit Union, a member of the Quarter Century Club and a member of the Sons of Herman.  He married Pauline Magdeline Studer on Aug. 8, 1943, and she survives. Pauline has had Alzheimer's for the last 16 years, and Nick was her caregiver for all but the last 2 1/2 years.   He will be sadly missed by his five children who are very important to him: two daughters, Judy (Gerald) Phillips of Galion and Mary (Peter) Leicht of Mansfield; three sons, Larry (Emily) Ziegler, John (Marlene) Ziegler and Robert Ziegler, all of Mansfield; 14 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by his parents and a son, George Thomas Ziegler.   A Mass of Christian Burial will be said 10:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 26, 2007, at St. Mary's Catholic Church, celebrated by Father Keith McCormack. Burial will follow in Mansfield Catholic Cemetery. Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25, at the Diamond Street Home of Wappner Funeral Directors. A vigil service will be held during the evening calling hours.  Memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary's Catholic Church, Mass Intentions, Alzheimer's Association or the charity of the donor's choice.  Online guest registry at  Submitted by Peggy P.  [Mansfield News Journal]

Ziegler, Walter H. Jr. -- MANSFIELD –Former Mansfield resident Walter H. “Bud” Ziegler Jr., 75, died in Kettering Sunday, Oct. 29, 1996. He was born Dec 21, 1919 in Turtle Creek, Pa. He same to Mansfield at a young age when his father became chief of police at Westinghouse. He graduated from Mansfield Senior High School in 1938. He graduated from Ohio Wesleyan University in 1942 and was a member of Phi Gamma Delta fraternity. During World War II and the Korean War, he served with the Air Force, retiring in 1956 as a major. He retired in 1991 after more than 40 years with Lincoln Natiional Life Insurance Co. He was a member of George Marshall Lodge F&AM, Scottish Rite, Antioch Shrine, Dayton Optimist Club, Dayton Liederkranz Society, Fairmont Presbyterian Church, and American Legion Post 598. He is survived by a son, Bruce E. Ziegler of Kettering; a daughter and son-in-law, Judy Z. and Richard H. Mead of Fort Washington, Md; a good friend, Carole Wimer of Dayton; two grandchildren; and a brother and sister-in-law, Dr. John W. and Kay Ziegler of Marco Island, Fla. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Dayton, 324 Wilmington Ave., Dayton 45420-1885. Submitted by klynn. [Mansfield News Journal: 07 November 1995]

Zigler, Harriett - Shiloh - Mrs. Harriett Zigler, 93, Shiloh's oldest resident died at her home here Thursday evening, after a long illness.   She was a Richland county resident her entire life, and was a member of the Mt. Hope Lutheran church here. She was a charter member of the Angelus Chapter No. 322 OES. Mrs. Zigler also was a charter member of the Past Matrons of the Tenth District, OES.  Surviving are one daughter, Miss Ollie Zigler, of Shiloh; one grandson, Dean Hamman, Shiloh, RD2, and one great granddaughter.   Services will be held in the McQuate Funeral home Monday at 2 p.m. Rev. Bruce Young of Shelby will officiate and burial will be in the Mt. Hope Cemetery.   Friends may call at the funeral home. The family has asked that flowers be omitted. Submitted by Linda & Shirley. Typed by Bev Craig. (Mansfield News Journal, 24 April 1954)

Zigler, Josephine -- bur. 3/15/1876 at Mansfield Cem.;  18y, 6m;  res. Mansfield  [Richland Shield & Banner:  13 January 1877]

Zigler, Lydia

Zigler, Mary -- Died, June 28th., Mary, wife of Jacob Zigler, aged 41 years, 6 months and 1 day.  [Ohio Liberal:  14 July 1881]

Zigler, Mrs. John -- Sunday.  Mrs. John Zigler, aged 35 years, died at her home No. 33 Maude Avenue, Johns Addition, Saturday evening at 6:40 o'clock.  The deceased was afflicted with a cancer.  She leaves a husband and two children.  Funeral services will be held at the residence Monday at 9 o'clock and the interment will take place at the Windsor Cemetery.  [Richland Shield & Banner:  30 January 1892]

Zimers, Michael -- Bellville.  Michael Zimers died the 9th. instant in his 64th. year, and was buried Friday at the Salem Lutheran Church.  Rev. J.W. Kapp preached the funeral discourse.  A postmortem examination of the body of the deceased was held on the 10th., by Dr. McMahon, Drs. Austin and Lydy assisting, and almost every organ found to be more or less diseased.  [Bellville Star:  17 April 1884, Vol. 7, No. 29]

Zimmer, Elizabeth -- Mrs. Elizabeth Zimmer, relict of the late Christian Zimmer, died at her home on Maple Street, Friday afternoon, about 5 o'clock, aged 56 years.  The deceased was afflicted with heart rouble and had been ill for about five weeks prior to her death.  She leaves two daughters and a son.  Funeral services Monday at 2 p.m. at the Church of the Believers in Christ, the Rev. Mr. Schweir officiating.  [Mansfield News:  15 June 1901, Vol. 17, No. 90]

Zimmerly, Dorothea -- DIED -- In Perry township, May 25th., 1872, Mrs. DOROTHEA ZIMMERLY, aged about 51 years.  **earlier in the same issue of the paper, a brief tidbit of additional information as follows ...  The coffin used for Mrs. Zimmerly, recently deceased, measured 6 ft. 8 in. long, 2 ft. 4˝ in. wide, and 19 in. deep. Her weight before death and in health was 346 pounds.  [BELLVILLE DOLLAR WEEKLY: 31 May 1872, Vol. 1, No. 14]

Zimmerly, Dorothy -- d. 5/25/1872 at Perry Twp.;  50y, 7m, 22d;  married;  b. Bedford Co., PA;  white;  cause - erysipelas;  res. Perry Township [Richland Co. Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Zimmerly, Jane -- Darlington.  Died, Sept. 16, Mrs. Jane, wife of John Zimmerly, aged 64 years, 3 months and 9 days.  Interment at Perry Church Cemetery, Sept. 18.  The Rev. Dick Hathway officiating.   [Semi-Weekly News:  25 September 1896, Vol. 12, No. 78]

Zimmerly, John

Zimmerman, ---- -- Newville.  David Zimmerman and wife buried their oldest child the 10th., aged 2 years and five months.  Cause of death, scarlet fever.  --  [Bellville Star;  24 November 1881, Vol. 5, No. 8]

Zimmerman, ----  -- The funeral of the infant child of Mr. And Mrs. Andy Zimmerman, who died Thursday afternoon, was held from the home, 101 First Avenue, this morning at 9 o’clock, conducted by Rev. G.A. Kienle. Submitted by Linda & Shirley. Typed by Janet. [Mansfield News:  12 March 1915]

Zimmerman, ---- -- d. 5/16/1868 at Mansfield;  still born;  place of birth listed as Wyandot Co., Ohio;  c/o John & Caroline Zimmerman;  cause:  premature birth  [Richland Co. Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Zimmerman, Carolina -- bur. 9/16/1877 at Mansfield Cem., cholera infantum;  10m, 16d  [Ohio Liberal:  03 October 1877]

Zimmerman, Emma Adelia -- bur. 3/15/1874 at Mansfield Cem.;  2y, 9m;  res. Mansfield  [Richland Shield & Banner:  09 January 1875]

Zimmerman, Emma Adelia -- Died, very suddenly, on Sabbath morning, March 15th., 1874, about 8 o'clock, Emma Adelia, daughter of Dr. J. & Sarah Zimmerman, of paralysis, aged 2 years and 8 months.  She was a child of unusual intelligence and preciousness and a light has gone out that is deeply felt by her fond parents.  [Richland Shield & Banner:  21 March 1874]

Zimmerman, Jane

Zimmerman, Jesse -- Jesse Zimmerman was killed near Newville yesterday afternoon in a most peculiar and shocking manner by a tree falling against him.  The particulars of the sad accident are about as follows:  Mr. Zimmerman and John Paulin were engaged in cutting down trees and had just finished sawing one nearly through.  Mr. Paulin stepped backward when the tree began to fall, Mr. Zimmerman stepping to one side.  The top of the tree in falling caught in the branches of another, throwing the butt of the fallen tree off its stump, striking Mr. Zimmerman squarely in the breast and pinning him to another tree near by.  The result was that death was almost instantaneous.  Mr. Zimmerman's chest was completely crushed, all his ribs being broken from his spine.  Mr. Paulin secured aid and had the body removed to the dead man's house.  The funeral will be held at Bunker Hill church, Sunday morning, at 11 o'clock.  The deceased was about 45 years of age and leaves a wife and four children to mourn his sudden departure.  -- [Richland Shield & Banner: 14 March 1891, Vol. LXXIII, No. 43]

Zimmerman, June E. (McLaughlin) -- June E. Zimmerman, 72, of 237 N. Brookwood Way died Monday evening at her home after an extended illness. Mrs. Zimmerman was born August 13, 1920, in Mansfield, and lived here all her life. She was active in the Fraternal Order of Police Auxiliary and was a secretary to Glenwood/Parkwood Blvd Association for many years. Surviving are her husband, Roger C. Zimmerman of Mansfield; a son and daughter-in-law, Richard E & Margo Rowen of Lexington; two daughters and sons-in-law, Judy and Bud Essick and Sandy and Roger Powers, all of Mansfield; two stepsons, Douglas A Zimmerman of Stuttgart, AR and Roger L Zimmerman of Lexington; a stepdaughter, Carol E Flood of St Petersburg, Fl; a brother and sister-in-law, Robert M and Carol McLaughlin of Griffin, GA; six grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; five step-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, Harvey and Helen Zediker McLaughlin. Calling hours will be tonight from 7 to 9 at the Diamond Street Home of Wappner Funeral Directors, where services will be held Thursday at 10:30 am by the Re. Carl Cunfer. Burial will be in Mansfield Memorial Cemetery. Submitted by Kathy. [Mansfield News Journal: 06 January 1993]

Zimmerman, Katharina -- 84Y;  d. 2/14/1955 at Madison Hosp.;  b. 6/9/1870 at Austria-Hungary;  Came to Mansfield in 1913;  bur. Mansfield Catholic Cem.;  wid/o Martin  [MNJ 2/15/1955]

Zimmerman, Louisa -- Died, of consumption, at her brother's residence, West Fourth Street, Jan. 15th., 1879, Louisa Zimmerman, aged 61 years.  [Ohio Liberal:  22 January 1879]

Zimmerman, Louisa -- bur. 1/1879 at Mansfield Cem., consumption;  71y  [Ohio Liberal:  09 April 1879]

Zimmerman, Makie C. -- bur. 6/1886 at Mansfield Cem., summer complaint;  7m  [Mansfield Herald:  15 July 1886]

Zimmerman, Martha -- For several years past Miss Martha Zimmerman, a maiden lady, has resided with her sister and brother-in-law, Mr. & Mrs. Edward Wilkinson, Jr., of West Bloom Street.  And for years she has been despondent;  her idiosyncrasy being that she imagined no one cared for her, and often expressed the wish that she was dead.  Her friends did all in their power to cheer her up, and to dispel her gloomy thoughts which rendered life so unpleasant to her, but in vain.  Over a year ago, when Miss Chandler committed suicide, she wished it had been herself.  Last Thursday the family went out to dine with a friend and she seemed more than usually gloomy.  About three o'clock she went to a neighbor's and told them she was sick, had been vomiting, and asked for tea to drink, which was given to her.  Her sister then returned, and Martha seemed to get better and retired to bed.  When tea was announced she said she did not feel like eating, but no fears were felt that her illness was a serious one, until between eight and nine o'clock in the evening, she became speechless, and then friends were summoned and medical aid sent for.  Dr. Race reached the house at nine o'clock and just in time to see her breathe her last breath.  A post-mortem examination was made yesterday by Drs. Erwin and Race, but up to this writing the contents of the stomach have not been analyzed.  An inquest will be held today, after which the funeral will take place.  The supposition is she died of heart disease.  But, as her mind had been in a state of aberration for years, and she had often wished she was dead, it is thought she may have taken poison.  [Ohio Liberal:  17 October 1877]

Zimmerman, Martha -- bur. 10/11/1877 at Mansfield Cem., suicide;  82y  [Ohio Liberal:  07 November 1877]

Zimmerman, Matthew -- Thursday last Matthew Zimmerman died very suddenly at the residence of his son-in-law, Robert Meyer, at No. 97 Spring Mill Street.  He arose early and built the fire and was in apparent good health.  At about eight o'clock he spoke of feeling ill and Mrs. Meyer wanted to send for a physician, but he remonstrated.  He lay on the sofa and said he felt much better.  Mrs. Meyer then went to the summer kitchen to perform some household duties.  About one half hour later she heard a noise from the house, and on entering found the old gentleman lying on the bed with life extinct.  He had taken his eighteen-month old grandchild with him to bed as it was a favorite of his.  The child raised the alarm.  Dr. Studer was summoned who decided that he died from heart disease.  The funeral will take place Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock.  Services will be held at St. Peter's Catholic Church.  He was aged 68 years and 10 months.  --  [Mansfield Herald:  30 July 1885, Vol. 35, No. 37]

Zimmerman, Mary A. (George) -- Mansfield.  Mrs. Levi Zimmerman, of West Fourth Street, died at an early hour this morning after a brief illness.  --  [Semi-Weekly News (Mansfield):  18 January 1898, Vol. 14, No. 5]

Zimmerman, Mary A. (George) -- Rich has been the harvest of the Great Reaper in the passing months in our city.  It is the inexorable fate of the race that all must respond to the dread summons, young or old, sooner or later, yet in our little city, located on the high lands of Ohio, near the summit, where break and flow the waters in south and north, health is so conserved that with us tis the old who die.  We have chronicled the demise of many such as 1897 sped away, and the new year attests the fact, that the old can not win the race with Death.  In the early morning on the 18th. inst. Mary A., beloved wife of Levi Zimmerman, died full of years and labors.  Swiftly sped the arrow, kindly, for quickly was ended the prolonged life, a life complete in love and devotion to humanity.  She was a daughter of a pioneer of Ohio, the grand-daughter of a soldier of the revolution, on her paternal side, while her maternal ancestors and her own mother were Friends.  A Quaker by birth-right was she.  Mrs. Zimmerman was born on the farm in Knox County, Ohio, near Gregg's Mills, not far from the village of Fredericktown, Oct. 6, 1815, of her parents John and Mary Gregg George.  The place of her birth was then on the border of the civilization of the white man, and the waning life of the red men of the forest.  When a wee child her mother hid her and an elder sister safe away in a cave, on the approach of the Indian warriors.  As she grew to young womanhood she found her home again on the borders in Crawford County, near the eastern edge of the last Indian reservation in Ohio, that of the Wyandotte.  Surely Mrs. Zimmerman was a pioneer.  Of her father's immediate family, of five sons and three daughters, only the daughters have departed into the unseen country.  Her brothers survive, one in Iowa in his 87th. year, one in the great valley of San Joaquin, in California, in his 85th. year, one in the new state of Washington, near the bright waters of Puget Sound, in his 74th. year, a fourth in Oregon, aged 76 years, and the youngest of the five, and he is in his 69th., high up in the mountains in Inyo County, California, the name of which county was suggested by his elder brother, to the legislature of California, when the county was formed.  Her elder sister, Abigail, died August last, at the advanced age of 86, in our city, and her younger sister, Vilinda, in 1888, met death in the way, at her home in Iowa.  It is a remarkable fact that four of these sons -- brothers of Mrs. Zimmerman, notwithstanding their birthright of peace by their mother's blood -- Quakers -- were soldiers;  for the blood of the paternal ancestor, coursed in their veins and controlled them, at least so far as to cause them to be actively patriotic when war's dread alarms were sounded, and when the wars were over all became quickly quiet citizens of the Republic.  In November, 1835, she and her now bereaved husband were married at Bucyrus, O., where she was living.  A married life of over two and sixty years.  Seldom is it vouchsafed to the sons and daughters of men so long to live husband and wife.  She came to Mansfield a bride;  she entered on all the duties of life with a zest;  she recognized her obligation of love and obedience to her Father in Heaven, and immediately connected herself in the Methodist Episcopal church, of Mansfield, which branch of the church she joined at Bucyrus in her 16th. year, and at her death she was the oldest member of its communion in Mansfield.  How much has she seen of our progress as a village -- and city -- a hamlet only in 1835 -- very much of a city in 1898.  Year after year have the friends of her young life been called away, yet she and the husband of her youth remained active in every good work, even to the last day of her life, in some measure for some years laid aside from more aggressive work -- in her home she continued ever to plan for some additional good to her fellow men and women.  The home was her domain and she its beauteous queen, blessed in the natural gifts, her acquirements beyond the average in her day and generation, a lover of good literature, a close student of the Book of Books, her knowledge thereof was large, her judgment seldom at fault, and her whole life pure.  Universally known by the men and women of Mansfield in the years of her activity, and as universally respected and beloved, and though as the city grew in population and her age advanced, it was a physical impossibility for even one good woman to know the wants of the sick and weary, and to add to the comforts of the poor, yet Mother Zimmerman did blessed work up to the closing of the day before her departure.  --  [Semi-Weekly News (Mansfield):  21 January 1898, Vol. 14, No. 6]

Zimmerman, Simeon -- 66Y;  d. 8/16/1954 at Mansfield Gen. Hosp.;  b. 12/27/1887 at Newville;  bur. Mansfield Cem.  [Mansfield News Journal:  17 August 1954]

Zimmers, Mary

Zimmers, Michael

Zingg, Lizzie -- Monday, Lizzie Zingg, aged 28, died at the residence of Henry Frees, at No. 18, South East Diamond street.  Interment at Hannibal, Ohio.  --  [Mansfield Herald:  19 June 1890, Vol. 40, No. 31]

Zingg, Lizzie -- DIED, June 16, at the residence of Henry Frees, 18 South Diamond, Lizzie Zingg, aged about 28 years.  The remains will be interred at Hannibal, O.  --  [Mansfield Evening News:  16 June 1890, Vol. 6, No. 87]

Zitzer, Herman  -- Thursday.  Herman Zitzer, the boy who three weeks ago last Saturday was so severely burned by falling in a fire, died at 12 o'clock last night from the burns, and will be buried tomorrow.  Henry Martin, who it is alleged pushed Herman Zitzer in the fire, is a boy of bad habits and the case should be investigated.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  16 February 1889, Vol. LXXI, No. 39]  *Another death notice can be found in the Mansfield Herald, 21 February 1889.

Zitzer, Herman -- Friday.  The funeral of Herman Zitzer will take place at 2 o'clock tomorrow, and not today as stated in yesterday's SHIELD.  --  [Richland Shield & Banner:  23 February 1889, Vol. LXXI, No. 40]

Ziway, Mathias C. – Mansfield. Mathias C. Ziway, 89, passed away very suddenly Saturday morning at his home 116 Louis Ave. Friends may call at the Geiger Funeral Home until the time of service which will be held Tuesday afternoon at 2 p.m. from the funeral home. Rev. B. F. Hagelbarger. Burial will be made in Mansfield Cemetery. (Geiger Funeral Home). Submitted by Linda & Shirley. Typed by Susie. [Mansfield News Journal: 7 January 1946, Pg. 9]

Zoda, Henry -- Henry Zoda, an old resident of Monroe Township, was found dead, near Lucas several weeks ago.  He had just returned from a trip to the West, and was on his way home from the R.R. station.  [Shelby Independent News:  06 February 1873, Vol. 5, No. 15]

Zody, Henry -- d. 1/20/1873 at Monroe Twp.;  74y, 3m;  widowed;  b. Pennsylvania;  white;  res. Monroe Township [Richland Co. Probate Court Record of Deaths]

Zody, Neva -- d. 11/26/1974 at Colonial Nursing Home, Loudonville, OH;  77y;  b. Butler;  res. of Butler and Perrysville;  w/o Luther;  bur. Greenlawn Cem., Perrysville, OH  [MNJ 11/26/1974]

Zody, Zella -- DIED -- At Newville, August 25th., ZELLA ZODY, aged 14 years, 8 months and 7 days.   --  [Mansfield Herald:  06 September 1883, Vol. 33, No. 42]

Zody, Zella -- Newville.  Zella Zody was born December the 18th., 1868.  Died August the 25th., 1883, aged 14 years, 8 months and 7 days.  --  [Bellville Star:  30 August 1883, Vol. 6, No. 48]

Zoll, Robert Louis -- d. 4/17/1954 at People's Hosp.;  b. 12/1/1925 at Mansfield;  s/o Elizabeth;  bur. Mansfield Cem.  [MNJ 4/18/1954]  

Zorger, Frederick -- Fredrick Zorger was born September 14th, 1817 in York County, Pa., and died in Richland County, Ohio, May 9th 1893, aged 75 years, 7 months and 26 days. The deceased was the father of 7 children, 4 sons and 3 daughters 6 of whom with the wife and mother preceded him to the eternal world, leaving one son to mourn his absence. The funeral took place on the 11th, conducted by Rev. Shulenberger, and the mortal body was laid to rest in the Cemetery at Mt. Bethel church. In to the hands of the covenant keeping god, we commit the living in view of death. "Be ye also ready."  Submitted by Cindi.  [ Shelby Times:  04 June 1892 , p. 3]  

Zorger, Wilminah (Sneck) -- Wilminah Sneck was born March 26th 1815 near Stabart Germany, married Frederich Zorger August 11th 1839 and died May 30th 1892, aged 77 years, 2 months and 4 days. She was the mother of eight children, 4 sons and 4 daughters, seven of whom preceded her to the eternal world, leaving the husband, one son and his family, and one sister to mourn her absence.  In the year 1862 the deceased joined the United Brethren church under the pastorate of Rev. Mt. Gomery, in which she continued faithful unto death, though for a number of years, on account of declining health, was deprived of the privileges of the church. She bore her late affliction with Christian patience, calmly waiting the time of her departure, assured that to be absent in the body was to be present with the Lord.  The funeral took place on the 1st, conducted by Rev. Shulenberger, the services being held in the Mt. Bethel church, and the body laid to rest in the cemetery nearby. These solemn and impressive services, to which the living are called so frequently and which are so full of meaning as related to time and eternity are liable to be treated with indifference, on the part of many; whereas they are intended to do the living good, in the way of preparing them to live and die happy. Unto Him who loved us, and gave Himself a sacrifice that we might live and not die; we point you, in the midst of all your sorrows, for He is able to save to the uttermost all who put their trust in Him.  Submitted by Cindi  [Shelby Times:  04 June 1892]

Zudzewitz, Yetta -- Thursday.  Christian Zudzewitz, living in Johns Addition, last evening received a telegram announcing the death of his daughter, Yetta, an inmate of the Toledo Asylum.  The girl was subject to epileptic fits and it is thought she died during an attack yesterday.  [Richland Shield & Banner:  30 July 1892]

Zutzewitz, ---- -- The infant daughter of Mr. & Mrs. William Zutzewitz, of North Adams Street, was buried from the family home Thursday afternoon.  [Mansfield News:  12 July 1901, Vol. 17, No. 112]

Zvara, John -- Mansfield.  John Zvara, 81, of 475 South Diamond St., died at his home Wednesday morning following an extended illness. He was born Jan. 30, 1892 in Hungary, and lived here most of his life.  Mr. Zvara was a retired coal miner. Surviving are his wife, Mary Wargo Zvara; and a number of nieces and nephews.  Services will be held in the Wappner Funeral Home Friday at 2:30 p.m. by Dr. J. Calvin Winder, pastor of the First United Presbyterian Church.  Burial will be in Crawford County Memory Gardens.  Friends may call this afternoon and evening.  Submitted by Linda and Shirley.  Typed by Terri McGrath.  [Mansfield News Journal:  January 17, 1974, pg. 40]

Zwilling, ---- -- d. 10/13/1867 at Mansfield;  14d;  b. Mansfield;  c/o Christian & Ann Zwilling;  white;  cause:  premature birth;  res. Mansfield  [Richland Co. Probate Court Record of Deaths]

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