Abstracts of Obits, Death Notices, etc.
Lawrence county, Ohio Persons
Sharon Milich Kouns and Martha J. Martin
I.R. = IRONTON REGISTER
SWI = SEMI WEEKLY IRONTONIAN
SWR = SEMI WEEKLY REGISTER
IDR = IRONTON DAILY REGISTER
IT =IRONTON TRIBUNE
MI = MORNING IRONTONIAN
IET = IRONTON EVENING TRIBUNE
IJRN = IRONTON JOURNAL
Remember, obituaries are charged half a cent a word, cash to accompany the order. Watch this. Also, remember that all anonymous communications will be thrown in the waste basket. I.R. Sept. 29, 1887.
Also note: Some of these obituaries are quite long in their actual form and have been condensed for this publication.
DAILY, SOLOMAN ----- I.R. NOV. 24, 1887
Marriage license issued to Soloman Daily and Minerva Markins.
DALE, EDWARD R. ----- I.R. AUG. 17, 1899
Last Saturday, Mr. Edward R. Dale, of Marietta, the husband of Mrs. C. C. Clarke's sister, died suddenly on a railroad train that had left Boston that morning, bound north. Mr. Dale was traveling with his wife and three children. . . died of heart disease. Funeral at Marietta.
DALTON, ANDREW I. ----- I.R. OCT. 06, 1853
Married on the 25th ult., in Perry Twp., by P. R. Polley, Esq., Mr. Andrew I. Dalton and Miss Lucy Sampson, all of this county.
DALTON, CATHERINE----- I.R. MAY 08, 1890
Died May 2, age 22.
DALTON, JOHN F. ----- I.R. AUG. 01, 1889
Died July 29, age 64.
DALTON, THOMAS ----- I.R. MAY 03, 1888
Deaths - May 1, Thos. Dalton, of Etna Fce., aged 55.
DALTON, VARNACHIA----- I.R. SEP. 08, 1887
Died - Varnachia Dalton, at Bartles St., aged 6 months.
DAMARIN, LEWIS C. ----- I.R. JAN. 06, 1853
Married in Portsmouth, December 27th, by Rev. E. Burr, Mr. Lewis C. Damarin and Miss Mary Catlin, daughter of Judge W. V. Peck.
DAMRON, MRS. ELIZABETH (BRUCE)----- IDR. MAY 20, 1919
She was born March 4, 1858 at the old Bruce Homestead at Deering, Ohio. The land of her grandfather, William Bruce in 1815 settled there. Her father, Amazah Bruce died when she was a small child. Her mother was Julia Paul Bruce kept the homeplace and reared her seven children, all of whom have passed on but three brothers, Wellington Bruce of Linneus, Mo., Amazah Bruce of Hanging Rock, O., and V. V. Bruce of Deering, O. She married J. S. Damron on Oct. 25, 1881 at the home by her cousin Rev. Jack Bruce. They had four children, the first, Amazah died in infancy; Mrs. C. E. Dickes, now of South Point, O., Miss Mellie of Huntington, W. Va., and Miss Nancy at home. They had two more children, Mrs. Bert Keenan and Miss Dorothy at home. She died April 23, 1919.
DANIELS, STEPHEN ----- I.R. JUL. 14, 1853
Died on the 12th inst., at Marietta, Mr. Stephen Daniels, the well known bridge builder, aged about 55 years. Mr. Daniels had been a citizen of Ironton from the foundation of the town.
DARLING, LEWIS ----- I.R. MAR. 15, 1866
Married at Proctorville, March 11th, by Rev. Daniel Waddell, Mr. Lewis Darling and Miss Fanny Smith.
DARLING, LYDIA ----- I.R. DEC. 27, 1870
DARNELL, JOHN ----- I.R. JUL. 20, 1865
Marriage license issued during the month of April - John Darnell and Rebecca Turner.
DAUGHTY, MINERVA ----- I.R. JUL. 07, 1887
Died - July 1, Minerva Daughty, age 38.
DAVENPORT, BENJAMIN ----- I.R. AUG. 11, 1853
Died in this town, on the 6th inst., of typhoid fever, Mr. Benjamin Davenport, aged about 27 years.
DAVEY, MARTIN ----- I.R. JUN. 13, 1896
A former resident of Ironton, and iron worker at the mills here, died Wednesday at St. Louis, Mo., where he had resided for several years. He leaves a wife and several grown children. He was an uncle of the Cloran brothers and of F. L. McCauley of this city, and the latter, and Jos. Cloran leave tomorrow for St. Louis to attend the funeral.
DAVEY, P. ----- I.R. MAY 19, 1853
Married on the 12th inst., in Portsmouth, by Rev. Mr. Fry, Mr. P. Davey and Miss Mary J. Varner, all of Portsmouth.
DAVEY, SAMUEL ----- I.R. AUG. 09, 1866
DAVID, JOHN T. ----- I.R. OCT. 12, 1865
DAVIDSON, MRS. ----- I.R. MAR. 15, 1888
Died - At Burlington, March 11th, Mrs. Davidson, mother of Jerre Davidson, of Ironton.
DAVIDSON, MRS. ----- I.R. OCT. 28, 1909
J. J. Davidson received word Saturday from St. Paul, Minn., that Mrs. Davidson, widow of the famous millionaire steamboat captain and owner, "Fuse" Davidson, was dead says the Portsmouth Times. There are no particulars. J. J. Davidson is a brother of Commodore Davidson, who died many years ago. He was worth four million dollars at his death, and the estate still runs into the millions. Mrs. P. M. Walfe, of this city, is a relative. Commodore "Fuse" Davidson and the late Wash Honsehll started steamboating together as deckhands on a small boat called the "Resist," plying between Portsmouth and Catlettsburg. Both died millionaires. Honshell became head of the Big Sandy Packet Company and controlled the Davidson line of packets on the upper Mississippi. The Davidsons lived at South Point, Lawrence county, and some of them still live there. Wash Honshell lived in Catlettsburg just across the river.
DAVIDSON, MRS. AMELIA ----- IET AUG. 25, 1926
Funeral services for Mrs. Amelia Davidson, 78, who died at her home in Burlington Tuesday...Mrs. Davidson was born in Morgan county, Ohio, a daughter of the late Robert and Sarah Vincent. She moved to Lawrence county with her parents and had resided in Burlington practically all her life. She was a former school teacher. She was married to Dustin Davidson in the year 1871. He died during 1925. One daughter also preceded her in death. Four children survive: Mrs. Homer Dodson of Catlettsburg, Ky.; Estelle at home; Mrs. George H. Campbell of Cleveland and Clyde H. Davidson of Portsmouth. Two sisters, Mrs. Kate V. Henry of Ironton and Mrs. C. A. Mace of Fort Thomas, Ky., are also bereaved.
DAVIDSON, BENJAMIN ----- IET APR. 27, 1927
Funeral services for Benjamin J. Davidson of South Point were held this morning. Interment was made in Woodland cemetery.
DAVIDSON, MRS. CLARA (CRAWFORD) THOMAS----- NEED DATE HAVE OBIT*
DAVIDSON, CLINTON F. ----- IST DEC. 20, 1931
Clinton F. Davidson, resident of South Point, died at the Marting hospital Saturday. Mr. Davidson was a son of the late Jonathan and Cyntha Davidson and was born and reared at South Point. He resided at Catlettsburg, Ky., for some time but the greater part of his life was spent in Ohio. His wife, Malissa A. Davidson, died on February 21, 1930. He is survived by one son, Howard G., of Atlanta, Ga., four nieces, Catherine Ferguson, and Nancy Adams, both of South Point, Anna and Catherine Davidson of Atlanta, Ga. Surviving brothers and sisters are Frank E. Davidson of Marchland, Canada; Victor A., of Hanging Rock; Samuel T. Of Barboursville, Ky.; Watson P., of St. Paul, Minn., and Mrs. Elizabeth Harbaugh of South Point. Interment in Woodland.
DAVIDSON, MRS. CYNTHA ----- I.R. JAN. 21, 1904
Mrs. Cyntha Davidson, one of the pioneer residents of the upper part of this county, died at home at Delta, Friday, aged 67 years. The deceased was the mother-in-law of Mr. Hugh Russell, of this city. She is survived by the following named children: Mrs. Elizabeth Harbaugh, of Piqua, Ohio, Frank and Victor Davidson, of Morgan, Minn., Clinton and Watt Davidson, of St. Paul, Minn., Samuel Davidson, of Baumont, Tex., and Miss Jeanette Davidson who lives the home place at Delta. Mrs. Davidson was the widow of the late Jeremiah Davidson. Mrs. Davidson was a sister of the late General Sam Thomas, the multi-millionaire railroad magnate of New York, who was formerly a resident of the Delta neighborhood. Both were born in the vicinity of South Point...
DAVIDSON, DAVID ----- IST FEB. 1, 1934
David H. Davidson, South Point farmer, died at his home this morning after an illness of two weeks. He was born on April 3, 1858, death coming at the age of 75 years. He was a son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Davidson, who preceded him in death. Surviving are his widow, Ellen Davidson, three sons and one daughter; Wilfee (?) and Arch of South Point, William of Cleveland and Mrs. Hattie Waldon of South Point. Burial in White Cottage cemetery.
DAVIDSON, EMMANUEL G. ----- IDR APR. 05, 1912
Of South Point. Mr. Davidson is the father of Mrs. Howard Lawrence of Huntington. He is survived by his wife and one daughter and four sons. The deceased had reached the advanced age of 79 years and 7 months. He was born and raised at South Point, having been a son of the late Joseph Davidson, one of the pioneer citizens of Southern Ohio. (do not have end of obit.)
DAVIDSON, GEORGE ----- I.R. MAY 01, 1862
DAVIDSON, GEORGE W. ----- FEB. 3, 1930
George W. Davidson, age 76 years, died at his home at Haverhill Saturday after a four week illness. Burial in Davidson Cemetery.
DAVIDSON, MISS HARRIET ----- I.R. OCT. 23, 1851
Died on the 22d ult., in Newport, Ky., of cholera, Miss Harriet Davidson of Burlington, Ohio age 20 years.
DAVIDSON, HOWARD T. ----- I.R. MAR. 10, 1892
Died last Tuesday, Howard T. Davidson, died at his home on Adams Street, at the age of 21 years. He was the son of James T. and Mrs. Maggie A. Davidson and was born in Burlington, died of consumption. Burial at Burlington.
DAVIDSON, I. W. ----- I.R. APR. 23, 1891
REUNION - Today, Wednesday, the family of I. W. Davidson, of South Point, are gathered at the paternal home for a reunion, the occasion being the 30th anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Davidson's wedding. All the twelve children of the family are at home, W. J. Davidson and wife coming from Goshen, Va., E. T. Davidson from St. Cloud, Minn., and E. M. Davidson from St. Paul, to be present for the happy event. A feature of the festivities today will be a baseball contest between a club made up of I. W. Davidson and his nine sons, and the regular South Point nine.
DAVIDSON, J. MAC ----- IWR OCT. 28, 1899
Met with serious accident at Red Wing, Minn., where he resided. Died from a fall. Born at Burlington, Ohio about 55 years ago, engaged in printing business. He was brother to Major Jere Davidson and James H. Davidson.
DAVIDSON, J. T. ----- I.R. APR. 21, 1887
Died April 13, age 30?.
DAVIDSON, JAMES ----- IWR (BAD COPY DATE)
Mr. James Davidson, the oldest person in our community, died at the home of his son, M. D. Davidson, Friday, December 28th. Mr. Davidson who was about ninety-four years of age has led a very useful and prosperous life. Several children survive him.
DAVIDSON, JAMES ----- I.R. JAN. 03, 1895 & JAN. 10, 1895
A PIONEER GONE - Last Friday, James Davidson, father of Jere Davidson, died at his home in Burlington. He was born in Pennsylvania, March 4th, 1801, and so was 93y 9m 24d old. Old age ended his days. Came to this county when a child. Died Dec. 27th, 1894, was the grandson of William Davidson, who was born in 1747 and came to South Point in 1799, settling first for a short time at what is now Catlettsburg. He died in 1811 and was buried at South Point. He came there with his second wife, Barbara, by keelboat, from Red Stone, Fayette Co., Pennsylvania. The father of James Davidson, John Davidson, was by Wm. Davidson's first wife, Rosanna Hutchison, and came to what is now Lawrence Co., O., in the Summer of 1801, from Red Stone, Fayette Co., Pa. James was then three months old. John Davidson died at Burlington in 1828. His wife, Margaret Armstrong, also died at Burlington, in 1822. John and Margaret settled with their family in 1801 on the land owned by James Davidson at his death and where he resided from June 1801 till day of his death. James Davidson was the last of his family, there having been Sarah, who married Thos. Kerr; William, who married Hannah Pancake; James who married Mary Frances Combs; John who married Ruth Bryson; Marh, who married _____ Shyrhock; Joseph who married Maria Thomas; Jeremiah, who married Eliza Corum. He, James Davidson, was a member of the M. E. Church when he married, Jan. 25, 1829.
DAVIDSON, JERE ----- I.JRN. SEP. 29, 1869
Born on the 24th to Mr. and Mrs. Jere Davidson, a son.
DAVIDSON, MAJOR JERE ----- SWR OCT. 26, 1917
Married 50 Years - Major Jere Davidson and Mrs. Clara Crawford Thomas were married fifty years ago this morning at the home of Mrs. Combs on 4th street, the house is still standing and is known as the Snyder home and stands just across the street from the court house.. . . The bride's brother and wife, Mr. and Mrs. S. R. Crawford, Miss Withrow and Mrs. Combs were the only attendants. The bride's sister, Miss Tillie Crawford was then ill with yellow fever in New Orleans at the home of relatives. After the marriage the young couple went to housekeeping below Railroad on 4th. Mr. Davidson served in the Civil War . . . he has been treasurer of this county two different times and was the first postmaster in the new post office. Covers were placed for Major and Mrs. Davidson, their youngest son, James and their grandson Crawford Davidson of New Orleans, La., Mrs. Norton and Miss Caroline. Mr. and Mrs. Davidson are the parents of four children, the eldest son, Edward Thomas (by her first marriage - smk), of Shreveport, La., who has a wife and son and daughter; Fred Davidson, deceased, living wife and son; Hugh Davidson of New Orleans, who has a wife and three sons, and James Davidson, unmarried. Her brother S. R. Crawford was living in Graham, Texas. Major Davidson's sister, Mrs. Sue Fry of Alhamra, Calif. (Also - same date) James Davidson and nephew Crawford Davidson, youngest son of Hugh Davidson both of New Orleans arrived Monday to attend the Golden Wedding anniversary of the formers parents, Major and Mrs. Jere Davidson.
DAVIDSON, MAJOR JERE ----- NEED DATE HAVE OBIT*
DAVIDSON, JESSE ----- I.R. DEC. 04, 1890
Uncle Jesse Davidson died at his home near Haverhill last week. Thirty years ago the old gentleman was a prominent figure in the Ironton markets . . .
DAVIDSON, JOHN M. ----- I.R. FEB. 13, 1890
Died - Feb. 7, John M. Davidson, aged 41.
DAVIDSON, CAPT. JOSEPH ----- I.R. MAY 11, 1865
Married at the mouth of Symmes Run, on the 8th inst., by Rev. J. W. Dillon, Capt. Joseph Davidson and Miss Fidella Hover.
DAVIDSON, JOSESH ----- I.R. NOV. 30, 1854
Married on the 27th inst., Mr. Joseph Davidson, of Ashland, Ky., to Miss Sarah (?) Bryan, of Burlington, daughter of the late John Bryan.
DAVIDSON, JOSEPHUS ----- I.R. APR. 05, 1866
Married at Burlington, Ohio on the 28th ult., by Rev. J. W. Dillon, Mr. Josephus Davidson to Miss Adeline F. Crawford, all of Lawrence county, Ohio.
DAVIDSON, MISS KATRENA ----- I.R. APR. 08, 1897
Daughter of Mr. and Mrs. M. D. Davidson, March 25th, age 13 years. She had been a great sufferer for years.
DAVIDSON, MARIA ----- I.R. JUL. 22, 1886
DAVIDSON, MARY FRANCES COMBS ----- I.R. APR. 02, 1888
Wife of James Davidson, was born at Romney, Virginia, November 15th, 1807, and died at Burlington, Lawrence county, O., March 11, 1888. She was married to James Davidson, January 25, 1829. . . . lived on the same farm in which her husband has now spent 87 years; his father, John Davidson, having come from Greene Co., Pa., in 1801, when James was but three months old. Six of her nine children remain to treasure her deeds in their memory. The five sons were educated at Delaware, O., the daughter at Oxford, O., and at Syracuse, NY Besides these children of her own, she brought up many others, perhaps twenty in all, whom she taught and trained in books, in work, and in virtue. Three of her children, Col. James H., John X., and McClain live in St. Paul, Minn., Major Jere, ex-Treasurer of Lawrence co., in Ironton, O., Mighill Dustin, at Burlington, O., and the daughter, Mrs. Sue M. D. Fry, has for 13 years held a professorship in the Ill. Wesleyan University at Bloomington, Ill.
DAVIDSON, MRS. MARY J. ----- IET MAY 29, 1933
Death claimed Mrs. Mary J. Davidson, widow of Hamilton Davidson, Sunday, at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Myrta Sutton of 716 So. 2nd St. Mrs. Davidson was born in Lawrence Co., a daughter of Saul H. and Mary A. Wood and she would have been 87 years old on next July 29. She was one of the first teachers at the Lawrence street school. She was united in marriage to Hamilton Davidson on December 24, 1870 and three children were born to their union, the son dying in infancy. Surviving daughters are Mrs. Sutton of Ironton and Mrs. E. C. Trumbo, of Union Landing. Two sisters, Mrs. Anna Skellinger of Ironton and Mrs. Ella Broderman of Fresno, Calif., one brother, Saul M. Wood of Columbus and one granddaughter, Mrs. Wray McCoy. Burial in Woodland.
DAVIDSON, MRS. MARY T. ----- IET MAY 19, 1937
Mrs. Mary T. Davidson, aged resident of South Point, died Thursday, with infirmities attendant upon advanced age. She was the widow of Thomas L. Davidson, Civil War veteran, and leaves no close relatives. Interment at Woodland Cemetery.
DAVIDSON, MRS. MALISSA ----- FEB. 21, 1930
Mrs. Malissa Davidson, wife of Clinton Davidson of South Point died at her home in South Point this morning. Death caused by sudden stroke of apoplexy. Mrs. Davidson is survived by her husband, one son, Howard of Atlanta, Ga., and two granddaughters, Mrs. Arthur Ferguson of Ironton and Miss Nancy Adams at home in South Point.
DAVIDSON, MRS. NANCY ----- I.R. DEC. 15, 1853
Died on the 5th inst., at South Point, of consumption, Mrs. Nancy, wife of Rev. W. W. Davidson, aged about 50 years - dying in full faith of the blessed Redeemer.
DAVIDSON, NETTIE ----- I.R. APR. 24, 1881
DAVIDSON, MISS NITA ----- IET OCT. 11, 1932
Miss Nita V. Davidson, age 51 years, died at the Deaconess Hospital this morning. She was a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Thomas L. Davidson and her father was a former riverman, with boats on the Ohio and Mississippi rivers. Miss Davidson resided for years with her step-mother, "Aunt Mary Davidson" of South Point and she was highly esteemed. No other close relatives survive. Interment in Woodland Cemetery.
DAVIDSON, MRS. PERMELIA ----- IET JUL. 19, 1937
Mrs. Permelia Davidson, 84, died Sunday at her home in La Grange, following 60 years residence there. She was born in 1853 at Gallipolis. Mrs. Davidson leaves four sons and three daughters, George, Samuel, Frank and William Davidson, all of Ironton; Mrs. Nettie Pemberton of Ashland, Mrs. Mary Hoptry of Ironton. Two daughters preceded her in death a few years ago. Her husband, William R. S. Davidson, a Civil War Veteran preceded her in death 33 years ago. Burial will be in the La Grange cemetery.
DAVIDSON, MRS. REBECCA ----- IET MAR. 14, 1934
Mrs. Rebecca Davidson, beloved wife of Frank Davidson of 104 Scott avenue, died at her home Monday. She was a daughter of Louis and Omenda Baker of Gallia county, near Waterloo, and was united in marriage to Frank Davidson forty years ago last August. The husband and following children survive: Mrs. Orville Lambert, Bert and Curtis Davidson, Pearl, teacher at Pedro High, Cloe and Maridel, teachers at Ironton High and Carlton Davidson of Ironton. Two brothers and five sisters are also bereaved; Mrs. Etta Baker of Railroad street, Mrs. Amanda Keiser and Nola Kelley of Pedro, and Mrs. Nina O'Banion of Carlyle, Pa., Mrs. Alice Lawless and Joseph and Edward Baker of Ironton. Grandchildren include Glendon Davidson of Ironton High, Pearl and Bill Davidson of Pedro High, Beulah and Frank Davidson and Dicky Lambert of Ironton.
DAVIDSON, DR. R. F. ----- I.R. MAR. 30, 1905
DAVIDSON, S. F. V. ----- I.D.R. JAN. 20, 1917
The funeral of Mr. S. F. V. Davidson, whose death occurred Monday morning was held Thursday afternoon. Interment in Burlington cemetery. Mrs. Davidson, wife of the dec'd arrived Wednesday from Denver, Colo., to attend the funeral.
DAVIDSON, SAMUEL ----- I.R. FEB. 11, 1892
Samuel Davidson, an old citizen of South Point, died last Saturday.
DAVIDSON, MRS. SARAH ANN (BRYAN)----- I.R. NOV. 15, 1860
Died in Ashland, Nov. 8th, Mrs. Sarah Ann Davidson, wife of Joseph J. Davidson and the daughter of the late John Bryan of this county in her 24th year.
DAVIDSON, SUE ----- IET AUG. 28, 1934
Funeral services for Aunt Sue Davidson, who died Sunday, with burial in Burlington cemetery. The body will remain at the funeral home awaiting arrival of three nieces, Mrs. Dwight Gross, Mrs. Ross Morrison and Miss Hazel Davidson of Denver, Colorado.
DAVIDSON, DR. T. F. ----- I.R. MAR. 30, 1905
Dr. T. F. Davidson died at his home in Columbus Wednesday. Dr. Davidson was well known in Portsmouth, where he lived for many years previous to moving to Columbus. He was born in Greenup county, Ky., September 4, 1845. . . He was married to Anne E. Ware/Ward?, and she with the following children survive: Samuel, of Columbus, William H., Mrs. Carrie Krick, all of Portsmouth, Asbury, Theodore, Reed and Herbert. The doctor lived a short time at Quincy, Ky., and in the winter of 1869 too another course of lectures. Portsmouth Times. Prof. Davidson, of this city (Ironton), is a son of the deceased and Miss Davidson of the Russell Schools, is a sister.
DAVIDSON, MRS. THAYER ----- I.R. FEB. 11, 1892
Mrs. Thayer Davidson of Hamilton Tp., died of the grippe, and was buried last Monday.
DAVIDSON, THOS. L. ----- I.R. MAR. 03, 1892
Thos. L. Davidson has received a divorce from his wife. She is an actress given to song and dance specialties, and consequently does not yearn for home, as a reasonable man might wish his wife should; therefore the divorce. Mrs. Davidson's stage name is Ella Francis, and she is on the boards in the West somewhere. She wrote J. J. to wire at her expense the result of the suit, which he did.
DAVIDSON, UMPHREY M. ----- IET. SEP. 03, 1927
U. M. Davidson, 83, resident of South Point died Friday, suffering a stroke. Umphrey M. Davidson was born and reared in South Point. . . was bookkeeper and accountant on the upper Mississippi where he was affiliated with a steamboat line. . . For some time he was active in the manufacture of flour being one of the members of the Davidson-Andrews Milling Co. Early in life he met Miss Emma Spalding of St. Louis and were united in marriage. Five children were born to their union, three of whom are still living. They are Paul Davidson of the Marting Company of Portsmouth, O., Rex Davidson, affiliated with the Chesapeake and Ohio Ry., at Huntington, W. Va., and Mrs. Green Ross of Catlettsburg, Ky. There are six grandchildren. The elder Mr. Davidson, father of the deceased was one of the original settlers of South Point. Burial in Woodland Cemetery.
DAVIDSON, V. A. ----- I.R. JAN. 5, 1888
Mr. V. A. Davidson and Miss Ruby Trumbo were married at the residence of the bride, below the Rock, on the 28th ult., by Rev. J. M. Kelly.
DAVIDSON, COMMODORE W. F.----- I.R. JUN. 02, 1887
Died at his home in St. Paul, last Thursday. Heart disease, resulting in paralysis . . . in the evening, he dictated his will to Col. J. H. Davidson, but the contents are not known. His estate is valued at from three to five million. He was born at South Point, Feb. 4, 1825, and was over 62 years of age. At an early age, perhaps 20 years he went on the river, where his life has been spent. In the Spring of 1855, he left for the Mississippi river when he located at St. Paul, where most of his wealth is invested. Shortly after located at St. Paul, he returned to this county and married Miss Johnson, daughter of Benjamin Johnson. He was a member of the Presbyterian church of which his wife and son were members. He had two children living. His brother Capt. P. S. Davidson, Capt. Barton and Capt. Wm. Bay, all married sisters of Mrs. W. F. Davidson. His father was Rev. Wm. Davidson, who died two or three years ago. Jerry Davidson of South Point was a half brother of the Commodore. The Davidsons of Burlington are distantly related.
DAVIDSON, MRS. W. H. ----- I.R. JUN. 16, 1904
The home of Prof. W.H. Davidson was darkened last Tuesday by the shadow of death. Mrs. Davidson, who two weeks ago, gave birth to her first born, passed to the great beyond. Ella Elliot, only child of Mr. and Mrs. Robert L. Elliot, was born in Ironton 34 years ago last November. Ten years ago in April she was married to W. H. Davidson. The blow falls with crushing weight upon Mr. Davidson, who with his infant daughter, have the sympathy of a host of friends. Mr. and Mrs. Elliot, whose home is in Peebles, were with their daughter at the time of her death. One week ago Saturday, Mr. Elliot's mother, an aged woman, who was visiting at the home of Prof. Davidson, passed away.
DAVIDSON, WILLIAM ----- I.R. OCT. 23, 1851
Died on the 16th inst., in Burlington of typhoid fever, Mr. Wm. Davidson in the 20th year of his age.
DAVIDSON, WILLIAM ----- I.R. JUNE 05, 1902
Wm. Davidson, aged 82 years, died Monday at his home 2 miles back in the county on the Iron Road. Interment was made in the Soldiers' Lot in Woodland.
I.R. SEPT. 22, 1892 - Mr. Davies will have two arc lights in front of his dry goods stores. With his nice glass front, his fine new pavement, and the arcs, his establishment wil shine.
DAVIES, MRS. ----- I.R. OCT. 19, 1899
Rev. J. M. Davies of New York, who was here attending the funeral of his mother, went to Cincinnati, Monday.
DAVIES, D. C.-----
I.R. MAR. 16, 1893 - D. C. Davies is quite sick with typhoid fever.
DAVIES, MRS. EMMA (PETERS)----- I.T. FEB. 10, 1945*
DAVIES, GEORGE B. ----- M.I. JAN. 07, 1916
DAVIES, HARRY ----- I.R. AUG. 02, 1888
Died June 23, Harry, son of Geo. H. Davies, aged 9 months.
DAVIES, JOHN S. ----- I.R. OCT. 08, 1891
Died this morning after a week's illness. Funeral at his late residence corner Elm and Third.
DAVIS, ----- I.R. SEP. 12, 1878
The only child of Mr. and Mrs. James Davis died Tuesday. This is the 2nd death in their family in the last two months.
DAVIS, ----- I.R. JAN. 30, 1879
Birth - On the 22nd inst., to Mr. and Mrs. Edward Davis, a son.
DAVIS, ANNIE C. ----- I.R. OCT. 24, 1895
Annie C. Davis, daughter of George W. Davis died making the 2nd death in the family within two months. Buried in Crawford cemetery.
DAVIS, D. T. CAPTAIN ----- I.R. OCT. 02, 1879
Anthony, Kan., Sept. 20, 1879 - It has devolved upon me, as a friend of Captain D. T. Davis, formerly of Ironton, but late of this place, to announce through your much read paper, his death on last evening. . . He leaves a wife and a daughter (I believe the only child living), to fight the battles alone. His body was interred in the cemetery near our little city today.
DAVIS, DAVID ----- I.R. NOV. 03, 1870
Marriage license issued to David Davis and Hester Fulton.
DAVIS, DAVID B. ----- I.R. DEC. 24, 1863
Died in Ironton, December 21st., 1863, at the residence of William Jones, David B. Davis, only son of Thomas O. Davis, aged about 17 years and six months. The subject of this notice arrived from Glamorganshire, South Wales on the 22d of November, and is early laid in the grave in a stranger land.
DAVIS, MRS. ELIZABETH ----- M.I. FEB. 04, 1916
DAVIS, GORDAN F. ----- IET. JUL. 20, 1927
Funeral service were held at Low Gap church at Bradrick Tuesday ... for Gordon F. Davis, infant child of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Davis. Burial at Low Gap cemetery.
DAVIS, HELEN ----- I.R. FEB. 18, 1892
Miss Helen Davis, youngest daughter of Rev. F. S. Davis, formerly of Spencer Chapel, died last Monday night, at New Lexington, where Mr. Davis is now located. . . attended Delaware college, had an attack of grippe which affected her lungs.
DAVIS, HENRY ----- I.R. JAN. 26, 1854
Married near Hanging Rock, on the 20th inst., by Rev. J. Chester, Mr. Henry Davis and Miss Catherine Fox.
DAVIS, HENRY ----- I.R. JUL. 10, 1890
South Point - Henry Davis, one of our worthy young men, died while in your city; was sick but a few days. He moved from your city less than a year ago.
DAVIS, HENRY G. ----- I.R. SEP. 07, 1854
Died on the 5th inst., in Ironton, Mr. Henry G. Davis, a native of England, aged 25.
DAVIS, MRS. IDA ----- IET DEC. 01, 1938
Former resident was prominent here years ago. Mrs. Idea Dean Davis died at her home in Renton, Washington Tuesday evening. Mrs. Davis was a sister of Mrs. S. G. Gilfillan of 1001 South 6th street, Miss Ruth Dean of Kent, Wash., and Charles Dean of south 9th street. She and her husband Lot Davis left Ironton some 30 years ago.
DAVIS, INFANT ----- I.R. AUG. 04, 1887
Died - July 28, child of Wm. Davis, aged 19 months.
DAVIS, J. T. ----- I.R. NOV. 09, 1865
Married on the 2nd inst., at Granville, Ohio, by Rev. Price, Mr. J. T. Davis of Ironton and Mrs. Eliza Jynkens of the former place.
DAVIS, JEFFERSON ----- I.R. DEC. 07, 1854
Married on the 9th inst., in Ironton, by B. F. Branham, Esq., Jefferson Davis and Jemima Joseph, both of Kentucky.
DAVIS, JOHN C. FREMONT ----- I.R. FEB. 12, 1862
DAVIS, JOHN M. ----- I.R. DEC. 29, 1887
Died - Dec. 26th, John M. Davis, of Buckhorn St., aged 30 years.
DAVIS, JOHN T. ----- I.R. OCT. 12, 1865
Died Oct. 1, in Ironton, age 18, of consumption. He was the son of Thomas J. and M. J. Davis. He had brothers and sisters.
DAVIS, JOHN W. ----- I.R. FEB. 01, 1872
Fatal Accident - Last Monday, John W. Davis, one of the engineers at the Ironton Rolling Mill, was killed, while engaged in the duties of his position. His brother, Edward, with whom he was associated in running the engines, had just told him to go to dinner, but he thought first to oil the doctor, and while engaged in that task, slipped back against the pitman, then in full play. . . John Davis was an excellent young man, he was about 28 years old and has lived in Ironton for 18 years.
DAVIS, JUDGE LOT ----- IWR SEPT. 09, 1893
A day of Weddings - The marriage of Judge Lot Davis and Ida W. Dean took place today at the home of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. L. T. Dean, No. 70 south Second Street. The groom, who is Lawrence county's efficient probate judge. The ceremony performed by Rev. W. B. Marsh.
DAVIS, MISS MAGGIE ----- I.R. APR. 23, 1896
Miss Maggie Davis died last Monday, in Chicago, whither she had gone some months ago, very sick with consumption. Funeral from her father's home on north 4th St.
DAVIS, MRS. MARGARET ----- I.R. FEB. 12, 1863
Died in Ironton on Feb. 4th, 1863, Mrs. Margaret Davis, wife of Mr. Thomas O. Davis, in the 36th year of her age. Also her infant son, John C. Fremont, on the same day, aged 1 year.
DAVIS, MRS. MARGARET ----- I.R. AUG. 01, 1895
Died - Mrs. Margaret Davis, wife of the late Thomas J. Davis, and mother of D. S. Davis, Mrs. L. Williams, Mrs. T. J. Hayes and Miss Mary Davis, died at her home in Ironton last Saturday at the age of 74 years. She died of lung trouble resulting from grippe. She was born in Cardiganshire, Wales, March, 1821. In 1839, she moved to this country settling in Pittsburg, where soon after she was married; and moved to Ironton in 1856. Since then she has resided here. Her husband died about two years ago, but all her children are living here in Ironton.
DAVIS, MRS. MARY ----- I.R. OCT. 06, 1864
Died Oct. 1st, 1864, in Ironton, Mrs. Mary Davis, wife of Mr. J. T. Davis, a native of South Wales, aged 46 years.
DAVIS, MRS. NANCY WILSON ----- I.R. APR. 27, 1899
Mrs. Nancy Wilson Davis, mother of Dr. G. R. Davis of Ironton, died at her home on Mt. Auburn, Cincinnati, Tuesday. Her age was 77. She was one of the oldest residents of that locality. Dr. and Mrs. Davis were at her bedside.
DAVIS, REES F. ----- I.R. JUL. 28, 1864
DAVIS, RICHARD "DICK" ----- I.R. OCT. 07, 1886
Richard Davis, an Ironton boy in the early days of the town, and everybody knew as Dick Davis, was killed at Pittsburg recently. He was at an ice cream saloon, where two men were fighting, and he interposed to quiet them and was pushed aside violently and fell, suffering fatal injuries. Dick's father was manager of the "old mill."
DAVIS, MRS. SARAH ----- I.R. SEP. 30, 1869
IJRN. SEPT. 29, 1869
Died on the 26th, Mrs. Sarah Davis, beloved wife of D. T. Davis, aged 37 years.
DAVIS, THOMAS A. ----- I.R. DEC. 24, 1863
DAVIS, THOMAS O. ----- I.R. OCT. 27, 1887
Died at Lawrence Mill explosion. Aged 64.
DAVIS, THOMAS W. ----- I.R. NOV. 20, 1873
Death from Lock Jaw - Fell . . . cutting and breaking his third finger.. . Mr. Davis was 52 years old, came from Wales ten years ago and settled in Ironton. He worked as a heater in the Lawrence mill. He leaves a wife and five children - two of the latter married.
DAVIS, THOMAS W. ----- I.R. FEB. 13, 1890
Died at Glenwood, Penn., on Sunday, the 3rd of peritonitis. His parents moved from Ironton before the war. The deceased became a prominent business man at Pittsburg and in 1867 was appointed Collector of Internal Revenue by President Grant. A sister of Mr. Davis married a brother of S. B. Steece, and she is now the only member of the family living.
DAVIS, WILLIAM ----- I.R. OCT. 19, 1865
Married on the 4th inst., at the residence of the bride, by Rev. H. L. Whitehead, William Davis to Mary Lloyd, the hatter of this city, the former of Syracuse, Ohio.
DAVIS, WILLIAM S. ------ I.R. OCT. 08, 1891
Father of Mrs. Dr. Eakman, died last Monday at the residence of his daughter, which he had made his home for the last six years. He was 81 years old. Funeral took place at his old home in Wheelersburg. MOULDER in the IRON furnaces.
DAVISON, CYNTHIA E. ----- I.R. DEC. 06, 1866
DAVISON, MRS. HANNAH ----- I.R. MAR. 04, 1852
----- ALSO I.R. MAR. 25, 1852
Died in this town on the 22d inst., Mrs. Hannah Davison the wife of Mr. Isaac Davison, age ____ Need to copy.
DAVISON, HARRIET A. ----- I.R. FEB. 09, 1865
Died of liver complaint at the residence of Mr. Jas. M. Merril, Ironton, Lawrence county, O., on Feb. 3rd, 1865, Mrs. Harriet A. Davison, in the 32nd year of her age. She leaves a husband and one little daughter to mourn her loss. She had lived in Illinois at the age of 14.
DAVISSON, A. J. NEED TO COPY----- I.R. DEC. 10, 1891
He was born 1832 - married Miss Cassie Henry (probably same as Jackson Davisson)
DAVISSON, ELIZABETH ANTOINETTE----- I.R. MAY 17, 1860
DAVISSON, ISAAC ----- I.R. MAR. 16, 1854
Married on the 12th inst., by Rev. J. M. Kelley, Mr. Isaac Davisson, Jr., to Miss Pamelia Kelley, all of West Ironton.
DAVISSON, ISAAC ----- I.R. MAY 02, 1861
Married on the 23rd inst., by Rev. J. Q. Gibson, Mr. Isaac Davisson to Miss Alice Crawford, both of Lawrence county, Ohio. (note this was also spelled Davidson in other articles)
DAVISSON, ISAAC ----- I.R. APR. 02, 1857
Died in Ironton, March 26th, of consumption, Isaac Davisson, in his 61st year. Mr. Davisson was born in Harrison county, Virginia, August 8, 1796. When about 5 years of age his father, John Davisson, who afterwards became the first Associate Judge in this county, removed to Greenup Co., Ky., opposite Hanging Rock; resided there one year, and removed to the farm now in the possession of Andrew Davisson near the lower line of the county, and 5 years afterwards, when the subject of this notice was about 12 years of age, in 1808, we believe, he removed to one of the farms on which Ironton is now located; and here Isaac Davisson lived until his death last week. He united with the Baptist church in this place in Jan. 1832, and was a deacon in the church about 21 years . . .
DAVISSON, JACKSON ----- I.R. DEC. 03, 1891
Age about 60.
DAVISSON, R. ----- I.R. JAN. 8, 1880
Aid Affairs - The item most worthy of note, was the marriage of R. Davisson, on Christmas eve, to Mrs. Dora Climer, of Marion.
DAVISSON, RALPH ----- I.R. JUN. 22, 1876
DAVISSON, REUBEN ----- I.R. JUL. 19, 1888
Died July 13th, Reuben Davisson, at Marion, aged 69.
DAVISSON, VERMADELL CAROLINE----- I.R. NOV. 01, 1855
DAWES, HENRY M. ----- I.R. AUG. 23, 1860
Died in Marietta on August 13, of the law firm of Green and Dawes. Graduate of Marrietta College. Age 27.
DAWSON, D. S. ----- I.R. JUN. 02, 1870
DAWSON, JAMES W. ----- I.R. JAN. 06, 1887
Marriage license issued to Jas. W. Dawson and Mary A. Nance.
DAWSON, JOHN C. ----- I.R. JUN. 10, 1875
Marriage license issued to John C. Dawson and Henrietta Dunlap.
DAY, CHARLES ----- IJRN NOV. 30, 1870
Died at Portsmouth, November 13th, Charles, son of L. B. and N. J. Day.
DAY, JOHN F. ----- I.R. SEP. __ 1857
Died on August 25th in Greenupsburgh, John F. Day, in his 45th year.
DAY, MINNIE J. ----- I.R. NOV. 30, 1905
DAY, WASHINGTON ----- I.R. JUL. 11, 1861
Dead. Washington Day, of Olive Furnace, private in Capt. Downing's company C., 18th Regiment, O. V. M., died last Saturday morning - July 6th - in the hospital, Clarksburg, Va., of typhoid fever. CIVIL WAR.
DEAN, CHARLES T. ----- I.R. JAN. 05, 1939
Charles T. Dean, 71 year old resident of south 9th street above Vine passed away in General hospital today . . brief illness with heart disease. Mr. Dean was of a family numbered among the pioneer settlers and builders of this entire district. He was born here during June, 1867, a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. L. T. Dean and was united in marriage to Miss Bertha Browne on August 17, 1892. Shortly afterwards he became connected with the U.S. Navy Yards at Portsmouth, Virginia and he served there 35 years. Charles Dean is survived by his widow, one daughter, Mrs. P. W. Lewis of Ft. Monroe, Va., two sisters, Mrs. S. G. Gilfillan and Miss Ruth Dean, and other relatives. The daughter was here with her husband Major P. W. Lewis.
DEAN, MRS. CHARLES----- I.T. OCT. 20, 1941
Mrs. Bertha Browne Dean, widow of Charles T. Dean, died this morning. She was a daughter of the late Captain Harry and Isabelle Browne and was born and reared here. Following her marriage to Mr. Dean they resided 35 years at Portsmouth, Va., where he was connected with the U.S. Army. Her husband died in 1939. Surviving her is one daughter, Mrs. Parry Lewis of Wilmington, NC, and these sisters and brothers: Mrs. Edna Mountain of Ironton, Mrs. Arthur Irish of Elyria, Mrs. M. E. Duduit of Portsmouth, George K. Browne of Charlotte, NC. Burial at Woodland cemetery.
DEAN, MRS. EMMA ----- IET MAR. 29, 1943
Mrs. Emma Dean, widow of Enoch A. Dean, formerly of Coal Grove, died last night in Toledo. Mrs. Dean was a daughter of the late James and Mary Wood Allen. Her husband Enoch Dean, formerly of the Yellow Popular Lumber Company, Coal Grove, the W. E. Deegans Coal Company, Huntington and the Dean Heating Company, Toledo, died in Toledo, Sept. 26, 1938. She was a sister of the late Ed, Ben and Watt Allen of Ironton. Surviving her are three children: Mrs. James H. Ward of Huntington, Allen Dean of Toledo, Madison Dean of the U. S. Army, and one granddaughter, Helen Ward. Burial at Woodland.
DEAN, MRS. E. V. (WEAVER) ----- MI FEB. 11, 1923
Mrs. Ezra Van Mess Dean, 90 years of age, died at her home on south 4th street Saturday. The deceased was the widow of the late Judge E. V. Dean and was born at York, Pa., in 1833, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Weaver. In early girlhood she moved to Wooster and in 1851 was married to Ezra Van Mess Dean to which union eight children were born. Mr. Dean died several years ago and the following children survive, Mrs. J. M. Hill of this city, Mrs. G. O. Cress of St. Louis, General James T. Dean of Ft. Benjamin Harrison, Ind., and Ezra Dean of this city. The following grandchildren survive: Mrs. W. P. Lewis, Mrs. Thomas B. Hobson of Columbus, Mrs. Moelchert and Captain Parry Lewis of Washington, D. C. Burial in Woodland.
DEAN, JUDGE ----- I.R. FEB 01, 1872
Judge Dean, father of E. V. Dean of this city, died last Friday, and was buried at Woodland. He was 77 years old. He was for a long time, Common Pleas Judge, in the Wooster district, and also, a member of Congress. For some time past, he had been making his home with his son in this place.
DEAN, JUDGE EZRA V. DEAN ----- M.I. JAN. 13, 1916*
DEAN, GEORGE ----- I.R. MAR. 04, 1886
Died Feb. 24, Geo. Dean, aged 19 years.
DEAN, JOHN T. ----- I.S.T. SEP. 25, 1927
Civil War Veteran Died Saturday - John T. Dean, 96, of 2435 south ___ street, died Saturday. While he was not born here he was quite widely known, having lived the last ten years or more in Ironton. He was born in Pike county, Ky., August 26, 1831, ___ in life he removed to Lawrence county, Ky., and there was united in marriage. To this union were born eight children as follows: Mrs. Martha Arden, Franklin Furnace; H. S. Dean, Huntington, W. Va.; William Dean, R. F. Number 2, Ironton; Thomas Dean, South Point; Jerome C. Dean, Parkersburg, W. Va.; Mrs. Ethel Mussetter, Ashland, Ky., Mrs. W. E. Quillin, Ashland, Ky.; and Kinner Dean, Ironton. About 10 years ago, Mr. Dean came to this county. Six years ago he suffered the loss of his wife, Mary Jane Dean. He made his home with his son, Kenner Dean on south Fifth street. He served in the Civil War in Company C, 14th Kentucky. Burial at Lebanon cemetery.
DEAN, MRS. L. T. ----- I.R. JAN. 09, 1896
Mrs. L. T. Dean died at her home on 2nd street last Thursday. Her maiden name was Keturah Williamson. She was born at Allegheny City, August 30, 1838; and when a girl moved to Wheeling. There on December 24, 1857, she was married to Mr. L. T. Dean. Seven children came to them, and three went before. The husband died in October, 1894. The family moved to Ironton in December 1863. Burial at Woodland.
DEAN, LOVEAD T. ----- I.R. OCT.. 18, 1894
Died Ironton, last Saturday with symptoms of paralysis. He was born in Taunton, Mass., Sept. 06, 1820 and was 74 years old. Came to Ironton in 1863 in association with the Norton Brothers, bought the Star Mill and changed its name to Belfont, and became the Vice President of the company and manager of the mill. He lived in Ironton 31 years. He leaves to mourn for him, a devoted wife and four loving children: Mrs. Lot Davis, Mrs. S. G. Gilfillan, Miss Ruth Dean and Mr. Charles Dean, four children had gone before. Interment at Woodland.
DEAN, MARY ----- I.R. JUN. 09, 1887
Died - June 3, Mary Dean, 82? Years.
DEAN, WILLIAM ----- SWI. MAY __, 1907
A sad mission - Mr. and Mrs. S. J. Stewart of Hunley, Va., arrived here Thursday, to attend the funeral of Mrs. Stewart's father, William Dean.
DEANE, ENOCH ----- I.R. MAR. 30, 1899
Deane - Allen Wedding - The home of Mrs. J. M. Allen at Deering, was the scene of a pretty wedding Thursday eveing, March 16, when their daughter, Miss Emma ?, was united in marriage to Mr. Enoch Deane of Thurmond, W. V.
DEARING, WILLIAM W.----- I.R. AUG. 03, 1865
Marriage license issued during month of July - William W. Dearing and P. E. Richardson.
DEARMON, ELIZABETH ----- I.R. AUG. 19, 1858
DEARMY, WILLIAM ----- I.R. JUN. 09, 1864
DEBOARD, INFANT ----- I.R. SEPT. 22, 1887
Died Sept. 17, child of Jefferson DeBoard, aged 15 months.
DECATUR, MRS. SUSAN ----- I.R. AUG. 09, 1860
Died - Mrs. Susan Decatur, widow of the gallant Commodore, died a few days ago, aged over 83. It will be recollected that her husband fell in a dual with Commodore Barron, nearly 40 years ago.
DEERING, COONROD ----- I.R. NOV. 16, 1865
Married Nov. 14, 1865, in Ironton, by Peras R. Polley, Esq., Mr. Coonrod Deering and Miss Louisa Weitzel, all of Lawrence county, Ohio.
DEERING, J. H. ------ I.R. AUG. 22, 1895
Married - Mr. J. H. Deering and Miss Stella Sparling were married at the bride's sister's, Mrs. Frank Adams of Coal Grove, Ohio by Rev. J. Dillon.
DEERING, JAMES M. ----- I.R. JUL. 31, 1890
Died at his home in Perry Twp. Funeral attended by several hundred people. He was 76 years nearly. He was born in Wayne county, West Va., Dec. 27, 1814. His parents came from North Carolina. When quite young James moved to Greenup county, where he was engaged in furnace business, being among the first to work the old fashioned forge, to smelt the ore of this region. In 1836, he married Lydia Owen, in this county, and about that time took up his residence in Perry township where he has lived since. When gold was discovered in California, he joined the "Forty-niners" and mined gold in that state. He returned after a few years with some comfortable savings and settled down on the farm where he died. His wife survives him. Four years ago, last February, we attended their golden wedding. There were born to them seven children, all grown, and happily and honorably located in life. He was infirmary Director of this county, and for many years Postmaster of Forest Dale and Deering's.
DEERING, MRS. RICHARD----- MAR 1908
Mrs. Richard Deering, who a few days ago had one of her legs amputated . . . developed blood poisoning . . . died Saturday at her home in Deering. The deceased was 59 years of age and leaves besides her husband five children, Mrs. Clara Kimble, of Chicago, Mrs. Nellie Grosser of Dayton, Miss Lyda, of Cincinnati, William and Mrs. Stella Marmaduke at home. Clayton Steed, of Forest Dale, is a brother of the deceased.
DEERING, WILLIAM W. ----- I.R. JULY 20, 1865
Married July 13th, by Rev. Watson Clark, Mr. Wm. W. Deering and Miss Parmelia E. Richardson, both of Lawrence county, Ohio.
DEFOE, ALONZO ----- I.R. JAN. 1896?
Alonzo Defoe, son of William Defoe of Paddy Creek, died Sunday evening; burial at Labelle cemetery.
DEFOOR, JESSE W. ----- I.R. SEP. 25, 1879
DEITMANN, MRS. CATHARINE----- I.R. SEP. 25, 1879
DEITZ, (FEMALE) ----- IJRN NOV. 10, 1869
A lady by the name of Deitz was run over by a loaded coal car at Sheridan Coal Works and killed.
DELANEY, FEMALE ----- I.R. DEC. 25, 1856
Sad Accident - on last Sabbath, a little daughter of Barney Delaney, of this town, aged about 3 years, left with 2 older children while the parents went to church . . . caught her clothes on fire and was so badly burned that death came to her relief in about 12 hours.
DELANEY, GRANT ----- M.I. APR. 09, 1911
DELANEY, OSCAR ----- I.R. MAY 31, 1900
DELAWDER, GODFREY----- IJRN APR. 13, 1870
Died in Lawrence Township, April 12th, of consumption, Godfrey Delawder, aged about 60 years.
DELAWDER, MRS. LYDIA----- IET AUG. 25, 1926
DELLAR, CATHERINE ----- I.R. MAR. 04, 1886
Died Feb. 27, Catherine Dellar, 86 years.
DELONG, INFANT ----- I.R. OCT. 20, 1887
Died - Oct. 13, child of John Delong.
DELONG, THOMAS ----- I.R. OCT. 15, 1885
Marriage license issued - Thos. Delong and Lonmattie Blair.
DEMARO, FRANCIS ----- I.R. OCT. 20, 1864
Married on the 15th inst., at Spencer Chapel, by Rev. L. Hall, Francis Demaro and Miss Sarah S. Isaminger, both of this place.
DEMING, LOIS ELIZABETH ----- I.R. NOV. 09, 1854
DEMPSEY, ----- I.R. AUG. 09, 1888
While A. T. Dempsey was here last week, watching at the bedside of his step-mother, he received word of the serious illness of his young child, a daughter about four months old, and returning to Washington, C. H. he found the baby dying. The remains were brought here for burial. I.R. Jan. 20, 1887 - John B. Hastings has been visiting A. T. Dempsey, at Washington C. H.
DEMPSEY, A. T. ----- I.R. JAN. 08, 1906*
DEMPSEY, ANALIZA ----- I.R. JAN. 31, 1861
DEMPSEY, ANDREW ----- I.R. OCT. 25, 1894*
DEMPSEY, ARTHUR ----- I.R. MAY 30, 1907*
DEMPSEY, CATHARINE ----- I.R. JUN. 21, 1855
DEMPSEY, CHANDLER ----- I.R. MAY 12, 1881
DEMPSEY, MRS. ELIZA A. ----- I.R. AUG. 09, 1888
Mrs. Eliza A. Dempsey, widow of S. W. Dempsey, passed away last Saturday. The deceased was 73 years of age. She was a native of Maryland; was raised in Virginia came to Ohio when a young woman and was a resident of this county for 32 years preceding her death.
DEMPSEY, HARRIET T. ----- I.R. DEC. 21, 1865
Died on Dec. 16, of consumption, Miss Harriet T., daughter of S. W. and Catherine Dempsey, in the 20th year of her age . . . contacted a cold while at Oakland Female College, Norristown, PA. (see also poem I.R. Dec. 28, 1865.)
DEMPSEY, HOWARD G. ----- I.R. JUL. 06, 1871
Died on the 4th of July, Howard G., infant son of Arthur T. And Olive L. Dempsey, aged 1 year and 1 month.
DEMPSEY, J. W. ----- I.R. JUL. 29, 1852
Casualty on the 27th inst., Mr. J. W. Dempsey of the firm of Dempsey, Rodgers & Ellison, Etna Fce., also of the firm of Dempsey & Co., Vesuvius Fce., and Manager of the latter furnace, met with an accident. We understand that preparations were making for changing the furnace from cold blast to hot blast and that the men were engaged in raising the poles of shears on top of the bank, near the stack . . . Mr. Dempsey was the son of the late Judge Andrew Dempsey of this county, about 35 years of age and unmarried.
DEMPSEY, JOHN H. ----- IJRN NOV. 10, 1869
Married November 4th by Rev. A. A. Jamison, D. D., Mr. John H. Dempsey to Miss Mary E. Trumbo.
DEMPSEY, JOSEPH W. ----- IJRN MAY 25, 1870
Married at the bride's residence on May 18th, by Thos. Golden, Mr. Joseph W. Dempsey to Miss Ellen R. Busbie, both of Ironton.
DEMPSEY, SAMUEL GRUBER ----- I.R. NOV. 06, 1893*
DEMPSEY, SAMUEL W. ----- I.R. JAN. 22, 1880*
DEMPSEY, THOMAS A. ----- I.R. NOV. 06, 1873
Died last Monday from typhoid fever. He was 41 years old. Born in Greenup County, Ky., and came to Vesuvius furnace in 1851. He was an iron man. He purchased property in Ironton in 1869, became engaged in the wholesale grocery business and other mercantile pursuits. In 1871 he was elected to City Council, and was promoted to the Presidency. Interment at Woodland cemetery. (also see I.R. Nov. 13, 1873 for Tribute of Respect from Iron City Lodge No. 452)
DENNY, LEWIS ----- I.R. AUG. 03, 1865
Marriage license issued during month of July - Lewis Denny and Catherine McDaniel.
DENNEY, L. W. ------ I.R. AUG. 26, 1886
DENNING, R. W. ----- I.R. SEP. 17, 1858
DENNISON, JAMES ----- I.R. JUN. 26, 1862
DENT, MRS. JULIA A. ----- IWR OCT. 21, 1899
Mrs. Julia A. Dent, wife of Mr. C. B. Dent died at her home on Vernon between Front and Second streets. Cause of death was dropsy of the heart. She was in her 75th year of age. Her husband and the following sons and daughters are left to mourn: Mr. Wm. T. Dent of Ironton, Mr. George Dent and Mrs. Sarah Johnson of Ashland, Ky., Mr. Demos Dent, of near Russell, Ky., Mr. C. H. Dent of Bellington, Va., Mr. Isaac L. Dent and Mrs. Jennie Sloan of Columbus, and Messrs. James and O. K. Dent who reside in Kansas. Burial in Ashland.
DEPRIEST, INFANT ----- I.R. JAN. 06, 1887
Deaths - Jan. 2nd, child of Mr. and Mrs. DePriest, at Lawrence furnace.
DERBY, N. ----- I.R. MAR. 02, 1865
Married at Ashland, Ky., on the 23rd ult., by Rev. John B. Boal, Mr. N. Derby, of Nashville, Tenn., to Miss Martha A., daughter of Samuel Coles.
DETTMAR, HENRY ------ SWI. JUL. 01, 1910
DEVER, MRS. LYDIA R. (AUSTIN) ----- I.R. OCT. 04, 1877
Of Portsmouth, formerly of Ironton, died at her home last Friday of typhoid fever. The remains were brought to the residence of her parents, C. K. and Susan Austin, Ironton. Married about a year ago to Noah J. Dever, Esq., lawyer of Portsmouth. Her parents within a very few years lost a son and two daughters.
DEVORE, GOLDIE ----- IWR NOV. 14, 1896
The 3 year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Warren Devore, died at Portsmouth Friday. The body will be brought to Ironton for burial.
DEWITT, WILLIAM S. ----- I.R. JUNE 23, 1892
Marriage license issued to William S. Dewitt and Sadie Miller.
DEXTER, FRANCIS S. ----- I.R. OCT. 02, 1856
Died Sept. 22nd in Piketon, Francis S. Dexter, Editor of the Piketon Journal.
DICKENSON, ----- I.R. NOV. 18, 1886
DICKSON, MRS. ELLA (HELBLING)----- I.R. DEC. 24, 1906
Of Walnut Hills, Cincinnati, formerly of this city, died Wednesday at Cincinnati, and will be buried in Chillicothe on Saturday. She leaves two small children. Mrs. Ed Lonkert and Charles Helbbing of this city, cousins, left today for the funeral.
DICKSON, LUCY ----- IJRN FEB. 02, 1870
Died at Catlettsburg, Ky., January 29th of lung fever, Lucy Dickson, wife of Capt. Dickson.
DIEFENBACH, E. -----
Kenova has a newspaper, the Reporter, edited by E. Diefenbach. It is independent in politics...
DIGHT, MRS., M. D.-----
Mrs. Dight, M. D., of Portsmouth visits Ironton every Friday, and she is much encouraged by the excellent patronage she receives. She is an estimable lady and a skillful physician.
DILLEY, ELIZABETH ----- I.R. FEB. 06, 1873
DILLEY, W. H. ----- I.R. AUG. 10, 1865
Died - W. H. Dilley, of Co. A. 98th Reg. Vol. Inf. Was killed instantly in a charge of that gallant regiment on Scima, Ala., on the 2nd day of April, 1865 . . . Bro. Dilley emigrated from Ohio, with his family, some 15 years ago to Stanford Tp., Ill., . . . he leaves a devoted wife and 6 children to mourn.
DILLON, ALDEN ----- I.R. JAN. 19 or 21, 1893
Alden Dillon died at the home of his brother-in-law, L. D. Davis, at Third street and Park avenue this morning, of consumption, aged 38 years. The deceased was a son of the late Davis Dillon, a pioneer in the livery business here and succeeded his father in the business. He was never married.
DILLON, CLARA BELLE----- I.R. OCT. 31, 1895
Daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Vincent Dillon, of Scott Town, died Oct. 16, 1895 after a two week illness. She had been a Lawrence County teacher for 4 years.
DILLON, CREAD C. ----- I.R. OCT. 02, 1879
DILLON, DELILAH ----- I.R. DEC. 07, 1854
Died on Nov. 30th, in this town, Miss Delilah Dillon, aged about 19 years.
DILLON, ELMER W. ----- I.R. DEC. 21, 1905
Mr. Elmer W. Dillon of Cebee and Miss Ottie Hall of Dobbstown, were united in marriage at Proctorville Sunday Dec. 17, by Rev. W. H. Tope.
DILLON, HENRY ----- I.R. JUL. 18, 1895
Died near Scott Town, last Friday, the 12th, an old citizen of Windsor Twp. His age was 64. He came from Monroe county to Lawrence in 1847. He married a Miss Reed, who with two daughters and a son survive him.
DILLON, HENRY ----- I.R. MAY 25, 1905
Henry Dillon died at his home at Willow Wood last Friday afternoon . . . kidney trouble, aged 66 years. He was Justice of the Peace of Windsor Township, and postmaster of Willow Wood at the time of his death. He is survived by a wife and the following: John, George, Charles, William, Mrs. Anna Pemberton, Mrs. Ida Boyd, Mrs. Mabel Gore and Miss Flora. Burial at Myrtle cemetery. (see also William H. Dillon)
DILLON, INFANT ----- I.R. DEC. 29, 1887
Died - Dec. 25, infant child of Wm. Dillon.
DILLON, JESSE ----- I.R. SEP. 27, 1860
Married on the 20th inst., by Rev. J. M. Kelley, Mr. Jesse Dillon, and Miss Amanda Kimball, of Symmes Creek.
DILLON, JOHN ----- I.R. JAN. 30, 1879
Mr. and Mrs. Tole Peters of Lawrence Furnace returned to their home last Monday. They were called to Adelphi, Ohio by the death of Mrs. Peter's father, Mr. John Dillon on the 15th inst. and have since been visiting at John Peters.
DILLON, JOHN ----- I.R. DEC. 31, 1891
John Dillon, one of the oldest citizens of this county, died at his home, at Burlington, last Tuesday. He had been sick for two weeks with the grippe. He was about 80 years old.
DILLON, JOHN ----- I.R. SEPT. 13, 1900
A farmer of Symmes Twp. died at his home near Waterloo Monday aged 60 years. Dropsy and heart disease combined to cause death. He was a brother to Rev. Joshua Dillon.
DILLON, MARY ----- I.R. MAR. 17, 1859
DILLON, MISSOURI ALICE ----- I.R. JUL. 15, 1858
Died on the 1st inst., at Burlington, Ohio, Missouri Alice, infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Dillon, aged 11 months 15 days.
DILLON, MRS. OLLIE ----- IET FEB. 08, 1932
Of Willowwood, burial Linville Cemetery.
DILLON, SPERRIL ----- I.R. MAY 25, 1871 (or May 15)
Last Tuesday morning, Sperril Dillon, an old and well known citizen of this county died suddenly. Mr. Dillon was about 49? Years old. He was born in Franklin county, Virginia and came to this county in 1832.
DILLON, SQUIRE ----- I.R. NOV. 17, 1887
Marriage license issued to Squire Dillon and Hattie McNiell?.
DILLON, STEPHEN ----- I.R. JUL. 19, 1900
Died at his home near Burlington after two month illness. Director of the Second National Bank of Ironton and stockholder in a company operating Mississippi River boats. He leaves one son, Capt. W. F. Dillon, of Shreveport, La., and sister, Mrs. Capt. Scovell, of New Orleans. Mrs. Jere Davidson and Mrs. John Norton of this city are nieces.
DILLON, V. ----- I.R. FEB. 04, 1892
Well known citizen of Windsor Tp., died a few days ago of La Grippe, born Green county, Pennsylvania, came to Lawrence county in 1847. He died at his son's, Henry Dillon. He had been a member of the Methodist church for over 50 years.
DILLON, WILLIAM H. ----- I.R. JUN. 01, 1905
William H. Dillon was born May 3, 1840 and died May 19, 1905. He was married to Lucinda Powell in 1860. To this union eight children were born, who with their mother are left to mourn. The children are John H. of Midkiff, W.Va., Geo. W. of Hart, W. Va., Charles W., of Willow Wood, William M. of Rock Camp, Mrs. James Gore, of Kitts Hill, Mrs. Daisy Pemberton, of Andis, Mrs. C. E. Boyd, of Tacoma, Wash., and Miss Flora of Willow Wood. Mr. Dillon was a veteran of the Civil War, having served in Company E . . .(unreadable) . . The funeral procession was probably the largest ever seen in that community. (see also Henry Dillon)
DINNEN, MRS. ----- I.R. DEC. 23, 1880
DINNEN, JAMES ----- I.R. DEC. 23, 1880
DINSMORE, FRANCIS FORBUS----- I.R. JUN. 13, 1896
Wedding invitations - "Mr. Joseph Hiram Campbell requests the honor of your presence at the marriage of his daughter Mary Evelyn to Mr. Francis Forbus Dinsmore Wednesday evening, June the 24th, at the First Presbyterian Church, Ironton, Ohio." See IWR June 22, 1896 for description of wedding.
DINSMORE, MRS. MARY C. ----- IET. JUL. 29, 1940
Cincinnati, O., July 29 - Mrs. Mary C. Dinsmore, wife of Frank F. Dinsmore, prominent Cincinnati attorney and dean of the University of Cincinnati Board of Trustees, died at Holmes hospital yesterday. Mrs. Dinsmore, whose father, Joseph H. Campbell, was a columnist for the Old Tribune came to Cincinnati from Ironton, Ohio, her birthplace, with her parents and sister in 1893. Married in 1896, Mrs. Dinsmore was the mother of three children, Mrs. Harold D. Comey and Joseph C. and Campbell Dinsmore. The sons survive her. Joseph C. Dinsmore is associated with his father in the firm of Dinsmore, Shohl, Sawyer, and Dinsmore. . . .She traveled widely, accompanying her husband several times to Europe, Japan, and the Phillippines. Herbert G. French, Vice President of the Procter and Gamble Company, accompanied the Dinsmores on a motor tour of England several years ago. Her sister, Mrs. Andrew H. Burton, 3800 Country Club Place, and four grandchildren also survive her. The grandchildren are Evelyn and David Comey and Wiley and Frank Dinsmore. Burial will be in Spring Grove. Mrs. Dinsmore was related to the Moulton and Campbell families of Ironton
DIRKER, ANDREW ----- I.R. FEB. 08, 1906
Andrew Dirker, of Elizabeth township, was killed by Robert Copley at Rist's saloon on Third and Railroad streets this afternoon. Mr. Dirker was a well known German farmer who resided at Kelley's Mills beyond Pine Grove Furnace. . . Mr. Dirker's daughter had accompanied him to the city.
DISTERDECK, GEORGE----- I.R. FEB. 24, 1887
An old and well known citizen of Kelly's Mills died the 2d of January. His age was 79 years and 5 months.
DISTERDICH, CHARLES ----- I.R. SEPT. 04, 1856
A young and worthy German, was drowned in the Ohio opposite Ashland on Thursday, August 28th by the sinking of a skiff.
DISTERDICK, WALTER ----- I.R. MAY 31, 1900
DITCHER, JAMES ----- I.R. JUN. 28, 1888
DIXON, GEORGE ----- I. JRN. SEP. 8, 1869
Married At the residence of Rev. C. W. Talbot on August 30, Geo. Dixon and Mrs. Vicey More, both of Ky.
DIXON, HANNAH ----- I.R. AUG. 12, 1886
DIXON, MEREDITH ----- I.R. OCT. 18, 1900
Meredith Dixon died at his home at Old Maidsville Friday of lockjaw, following an injury to his foot sustained by stepping on an iron bolt some weeks ago. Mr. Dixon was a veteran of the civil war ...He was usually employed in digging coal and as a woodchopper.
DIXON, COL. MEREDITH ----- I.R. FEB. 02, 1854
Died on the 10th inst., Col. Meredith Dixon, long a resident of Greenup county, Ky.
DIXON, THOMAS ----- I.R. AUG. 03, 1865
Marriage license issued during the month of July - Thos. Dixon to Martha A. Stewart.
DOAK, MR. G. R. ----- I.R. AUG. 02, 1855
DOBSTON, HERBERT ----- I.R. DEC. 09, 1909
Death claims nephew of Clerk Davies in England. City Clerk George H. Davies is in receipt of the death of his nephew, Herbert Dobston, at Aberganey, England. His nephew died Nov. 23, age 19 years.
DOGGETT, HIRAM G. ----- I.R. JUN. 24, 1858
Married on the 14th inst., by Charles W. Talbott, Esq., Mr. Hiram G. Doggett and Miss Mary J. Ballard, both of Lawrence county, Ohio.
DOLBEY, NATHANIEL ----- I.R. SEP. 13, 1860
Marriage license issued to Nathaniel Dolbey and Ann Eliza Atwell.
DOLE, EDWARD P. ----- I.R. FEB. 02, 1854
Married on Jan. 26th, at Portsmouth, by Rev. Mr. Burr, Mr. Edward P. Dole and Miss Ella M. Lusk, all of that place.
DOLE, JOSIAH G. ----- I.R. JUL. 24, 1856
Married on the 8th inst., in Austinburgh, Ohio, Josiah G. Dole to Helen M. Brown, both of that place.
DOLIN, J. ALLEN ----- I.R. FEB. 04, 1904
Will wed Feb. 11 - approaching marriage of J. Allen Dolin and Miss Sallie Bartram, Dr. Homer J. Smith will officiate. The prospective bride is the daughter of Mrs. M. S. Bartram. Mr. Dolin owns Dolin's Art Store. See I.R. Feb. 18, 1904 for wedding description.
DONAHOE, LUCY A. ------ I.R. APR. 21, 1887
Died April 19, 1887 age 22.
DONAHOE, MRS. MARY ----- SWR NOV. 10, 1919
The mother of Mrs. W. D. Kelly who died in Columbus Friday. She was 75 years old. She formerly lived in Ironton. She is survived by the following children: Mrs. Mollie Hunter of Columbus; Mrs. W. D. Kelly of Ironton, Will Donohoe of Ironton and Mrs. Grace Ellis of Washington, D. C. Two other daughters, Mrs. T. D. Evans and Mrs. Nannie Perry are dead.
DONNALLY, COL. ANDREW ----- I.R. SEPT. 07, 1854
Died on the 24th ult., at Pomeroy, Col. Andrew Donnally, Clerk of the Court of Meigs Co., in the 67th year of his age. He had been in office in Meigs Co. for many years, Auditor, Sheriff, Representative, Senator, Treasurer, and Clerk.
DONOHOE, THOMAS ----- I.R. SEP. 30, 1886
DONAHOE, WILLIAM H. ----- I.R. AUG. 29, 1895
William H. Donohoe was found dead at Riverside park in front of the Dennison's house. He had been dead for some time and had been intoxicated the night before. Age about 58 years old. Burial in Woodland. He was a soldier and fought for the old flag. Civil War veteran.
DONALDSON, ----- I.R. MAR. 17, 1881
DONALDSON, JAMES ----- I.R. MAY 03, 1888
Brother-in-law of J. A. Hunter, died at Cincinnati last Sunday, the result of an operation performed on his leg. two years ago, he was hurt on the Huntington Ky. R.R., his leg being badly injured and left stiff. To remedy it, he submitted to a surgical operation and died instead of being improved. He was brought here Tuesday, and his funeral took place at Mr. Hunter's.
DORAN, EDWARD ----- I.R. MAR. 27, 1862
Died on Sunday last, March 23d, at Guyandotte, Virginia, of lung disease, Mr. Edward Doran, of Ironton, a private of Capt. McMahan's company. Remains brought to Ironton for burial.
DORRIES, FREDERICK----- I.R. MAY 28, 1863
DORSEY, ----- I.R. SEP. 23, 1880
DORSEY, AMANDA ----- I.R. JUL. 10, 1879
DOSWELL, AMBROSE G. ----- I.R. MAR. 26, 1857
Died at the residence of W. D. Kelly, East Ironton, of Typhoid Pneumonia, on March 21, 1857, Mr. Ambrose G. Doswell, late of Mottisfout, near Romsey, Hants, England, supposed to be about 26 years of age. Mr. Doswell came to Ironton about the first of February last, in the employ of Mr. Kelly, as head gardner and florist. . . he had received some of his training at the Royal Botanical Gardens of Kew, near London. (Lengthy and interesting obituary).
DOTY, ABBIE ----- I.R. SEPT. 20, 1888
Died Sept. 12, Abbie Doty, aged 12 years.
DOTY, MISS MAUD ----- I.R. JAN. 25, 1906
DOTY, HOWARD ----- I.R. SEPT. 08, 1887
Infant son of Thomas W. and Julia M. Doty, died August 29, 1887, aged 5m 15 d. (poem.)
DOTY, INFANT ----- I.R. SEPT. 01, 1887
Died Aug. 29, child of George Doty, Ohio Furnace, aged 6 months.
DOTY, OLIVER P. ----- SWR. DEC. 22, 1919?
DOUGLAS, MATILDA ----- I.R. OCT. 27, 1887
Died - Oct. 22, Matilda Douglas, aged 33.
DOUGLAS, WILLIAM H. ----- I.R. AUG. 02, 1860
Died in Chillicothe, July 20th, Wm. H. Douglas, Sen., aged about 66. Citizen of that place since 1810. Merchant and banker, at one time President of the Chillicothe Branch of the State Bank.
DOVEL, CARRIE BELLE ----- I.R. AUG. 23, 1888
Deaths - Dovel - Aug. 19, Carrie Belle, daughter of Richard Dovel at Center Fce., aged 18 months.
DOVEL, G. W. ----- I.R. MAY 21, 1857
Married in Ironton, on the 14th inst., by Rev. J. M. Kelley, G. W., eldest son of I. C. Dovel, and Miss F. B. Austin; all of Ironton.
DOVEL, GEORGE W. ----- I.R. SEPT. 29, 1864
Married Aug. 27, by Rev. Watson Clark, George W. Dovel and Miss Josephine Kelley.
DOWNING, AUGUSTA M. ----- I.R. AUG. 14, 1864
Died on July 21, 1864, at Zeleski, Vinton county, Ohio, Augusta M., wife of Geo. E. Downing, in the 26th year of her age.
DOWNING, ARTHUR D. ----- I.R. APR. 23, 1857
Married in Piketon, on 21st inst., by Rev. Mr. Howard, Mr. Arthur D. Downing, of Lawrence Furnace, to Miss B. M. Fisk, of Piketon.
DOWNING, BARBARA M. FISKE----- I.R. AUG. 13, 1865
Died July 27, 1865, Mrs. Barbara M. Fiske Downing, consort of Arthur D. Downing, of Burkhorn Furnace, daughter of James Fiske, Esq., of Geauga county, Ohio, age 30y2m.
DOWNING, CLEM ----- I.R. JUN. 10, 1875
Marriage license issued to Clem Downing and Mahala Ferguson.
DOWNING, GEORGE E. ------ IJRN OCT. 27, 1869
Birth on October 21st at Clifton, WV, to Mr. and Mrs. Geo. E. Downing, a daughter.
DOWNY, LAKE ERIE ----- I.R. MAR. 16, 1854
Died on 7th inst., Lake Erie, daughter of James D. and Catherine Downy, aged 2 years.
DOYLE, MARY ----- I.R. JUN. 24, 1886
DOYLE, MARY ANN ------ I.R. SEPT. 20, 1888
Died Sept. 17, Mary Ann Doyle, age 1 yr. 9 months.
DOYLE, PATRICK ----- I.R. MAY 19, 1853
Died in this town, on the 16th inst., Patrick Doyle, tailor, aged 33 years.
DRAKE, ADDIE ----- I.R. SEP. 24, 1863
DRAKE, STEPHEN P. ----- I.R. DEC. 22, 1864
Died - Stephen P. Drake, born near Georgetown, Brown county, Ohio, in October, 1818 (lengthy story) Private in the 2d VA Cavalry. . . murdered. . . leaves wife and two children, Robert S. and Louie, the former a married son who is himself in the service of our coutry. In 1860, he began the publication of the "Ironton Clipper" at Ironton, Ohio, which was discontinued in October, 1862.
See I.R. Nov. 16, 1865 - Mystery of the death of S. P.
Drake. DRAYER, V. J. ----- I.R. JUL. 02, 1896
Married in Ironton, Mr. V. J. Drayr and Miss Florence J. Hayes were joined in wedlock, at the bride's home on fifth street. Ceremony conducted by Rev. C. M. Prior, a brother-in-law of the bride.
DRESSEL, GEORGE J. ----- I.R. JUNE 23, 1892
Marriage license issued to George J. Dressel and Mary A. Klein.
DREW, ALBERT ----- I.R. SEP. 17, 1857
Died on the 15th inst., in Ironton, Albert Drew, infant son of F. and S. G. Drew, aged 10 months.
DREW, F. AUSTIN ----- I.R. MAY 21, 1874
DRIGGS, ALICE ----- I.R. JAN. 21, 1864
DRISCOLL, SHANDY ----- I.R. AUG. 16, 1888
DRUMMOND, MRS. MISSOURI F. NEAL----- SWI. FEB. 12, 1909
DRUMMONDS, POLLY ----- I.R. SEP. 30, 1858
DRURY, BENJAMIN ----- I.R. MAR. 23, 1871
DRURY, EDGAR ----- SWI NOV. 04, 1908
Chatfield - Drury Wedding - At the Chatfield home at Delta, last Sunday, Miss Maud Chatfield and Edgar Drury of Burlington, O., were married by Rev. Robert S. Myres.
DRURY, HUGH ----- SWI. DEC. 24, 1907
Dies in New Jersey where he went for his health. He was of Burlington, died day before yesterday. He was a brother-in-law of Henry Koontz, of one of the most prominent farmers in Lawrence county, and from his residence the funeral was held. Interment at Burlington cemetery.
DRURY, JAMES H. ----- IJRN JULY 12, 1870
Died July 12th, at noon, from lightening striking the farmhouse of Mr. Lawson Drury, about one mile above Burlington. It struck and instantly killed Mr. Jas. H. Drury, an old resident of Fayette Twp., who was sitting on the porch at the time.
DRURY, W. S. ----- I.R. NOV. 07, 1878
Died on Sunday, Sept. 22, 1878 at Tecumseh, Johnson County, Nebraska of consumption, aged 54 years. Mr. Drury located in Tecumseh about one year ago and engaged in the jewelry business in that city. Mr. D. lived in Ironton about 10 or 12 years ago. He left in the Spring of 1869 for the West.
DRURY, MRS. LOUISA R. ----- SWI JUL. 11, 1913
Mrs. Louisa R. Drury, age 73, and one of the oldest residents of this county, residing at Burlington, relict of the Lawson Drury, one of the best known farmers of this county previous to his demise, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Henry Kouns, at Burlington, Thursday, following a stroke of paralysis several days ago. Survived by four daughters and one son as follows: Mrs. Henry Kouns, at whose home she died, Mrs. O. P. Chaffin, of Cincinnati, Adelaide, at home, Mrs. Shute of Huntington and Henry Drury of Cincinnati.
DRURY, WILLIAM ----- I.R. MAR. 06, 1890
Born Aug. 13, 1836 in Lawrence County. (also need to copy under Sybene in I.R. Mar. 13, 1890) leaves wife and 7 children. Of Fayette Twp., died last Saturday of heart disease. He owned a farm above Burlington. He frequently held local offices and was much esteemed by the people.
DUDLEY, MRS. ANNA MARIE COURTNEY----- I.R. SEP. 18, 1890
DUDLEY, MRS. MARY A. ------ M.I. JUL. 02, 1914
Mr. William Wilson Fisher, son of Joseph Fisher, a former citizen of Ironton made a short stop yesterday with Mr. and Mrs. James Bull of Vernon street. He was on his way from his mother's home in Cambridge, Mass., to his own home in Dallas, Texas, and brought with him the ashes of his grandmother, Mrs. Mary A. Dudley who died sometime since at Cambridge and was there cremated, and the same were deposited on the Fisher lot in Woodland cemetery.
DUDUIT, CHARLES HENRY ----- I. JRN. SEPT. 15, 1869
Died Sept. 11th, at Madison Fce., Charles Henry Duduit, youngest son of F. E. and M. C. Duduit, age 2y3m, funeral at Wesley Chapel.
DUDUIT, JOHN ----- I.R. OCT. 26, 1865
Died - Mr. John Duduit, an old and very respectable citizen of Haverhill committed suicide last Thursday by hanging himself in his barn. Mr. Duduit was one of the original settlers of the French Grant.
DUDUIT, SARAH MATILDA ----- I.R. DEC. 1862
DUDUIT, ZAIRE LUELLA ----- I.R. APR. 02, 1857
Died March 26th, of lung fever, at Madison Furnace, Jackson county, Ohio, Zaire Luella, daughter of F. E. and M. C. Duduit, aged 6m12d.
DUDUIT, ZIEAR ----- I. JRN. SEPT. 22, 1869
Died Sept. 13th, Mrs. Ziear Duduit, aged 70 years.
DUFFEY, JAMES ----- I.R. MAR. 03, 1864
DUGAN, TAYLOR M. ------ I.R. DEC. 08, 1859
DUIS, HENRY ----- I.R. FEB. 08, 1906
Passed away at his home on Adams street last Wednesday. Mr. Duis was born in Germany November 29th, 1825. He came to America when 21 years of age and settled in Lawrence county. Mr. Duis was married to Miss ______ (need to look up - cut off of my copy), who passed to her reward, June 24th, 1904. To this union were born the following children: Mrs. George Rief of Wheelersburg; Mrs. J. C. Marting, Berea, O; Mrs. H. A. Marting, Mrs. A. H. Mittendorf, Mrs. John Ga____ of Knoxville, Tenn., Mrs. H. J. K______, Mrs. Henry Fieh_, Mrs. Joseph Simon, who died August 15, 1899, and John F. Duis, who died in infancy. All the children survive but the last two named. He is also survived by one brother, Wm. Duis of Wheelersburg. Interment Woodland.
DUKE, MRS. RACHEL L. (HAMBLETON) -----I.R. JUL. 14, 1887
Wife of John S. Duke, died at Plattsmouth, Nebraska, on the 4th, and was buried on the 6th. A native of Lawrence county, a daughter of Joshua Hambleton, a prominent citizen of the county 30 years ago.
DUNCAN, INFANT----- I.R. APR. 08, 1886
Died April 4, the child of George Duncan age 2.
DUNCAN, LUCY ----- I.R. JAN. 05, 1888
Died - Lucy Duncan, aged 18, died January 2 or 3rd.
DUNCAN, MARY ----- I.R. DEC. 17, 1885
Died Dec. 15, Mary Duncan, aged 19.
DUNFEE, PEARL WILLIAM----- IST. FEB. 01, 1931
DUNFIELD, GEORGE ----- I.R. JAN. 18, 1910
DUNHAM, B. F. ----- I.R. AUG. 21, 1856
Died on the 8th inst., in West Union, Adams Co., O., B. F. Dunham, in the 30th year of his age.
DUNKLE, HENRY C. ----- I.R. JUL. 02, 1857
Married at the Buckeye House in Ironton, on the 18th ult., by J. W. Henthorn, Esq., Mr. Henry C. Dunkle and Miss Olivia Chatterton.
DUNN, W. H. ------ I.R. JAN. 23, 1890
. . . Found that our old friend W. H. Dunn, wanted us to rejoice with him on the 50th anniversary of his marriage. . .
DUPUY, EDMUND GARLAND ----- I.R. APR. 15, 1875
DUPUY, DR. ELBERT S. ----- I.R. JUN. 18, 1903
Son of Mr. and Mrs. J. N. Dupuy of Railroad street, and his bride, nee Miss Lillian Dixon, of McDonald, W. Va., are here visiting the groom's parents. Dr. Dupuy and Miss Dixon were united in marriage Wednesday, June 10, at the home of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Dixon, the former president of the McDonald Coal & Coke Company. Ceremony performed by Rev. Mr. Martin.
DUPUY, F. A.-----
I.R. OCT. 27, 1887 - F. A. Dupuy has bought Mrs. Dempsey's residence on 6th street. He paid $3,500 for it.
DUPUY, RICHARD DEAN ----- I.R. JUN. 24, 1880
DUPUY, RICHARD S. ----- SWI. JUL. 01, 1910
DUPUY, MRS. R. S. ----- I.R. MAR. 03, 1904
Much loved Woman - funeral services of Mrs. R. S. Dupuy were held Thursday at the family residence on Park Avenue. Mrs. Garrison, a sister of Mrs. Dupuy, is the only surviving member of a family of eleven children. Cynthanne Garland, daughter of N. R. and Vienna Garland, was born in Lewis County, Kentucky, October 21, 1840; married there in 1865 to R. S. Dupuy, and moved to Ironton the same year. Died February 22, 1904. Burial at Woodland.
DURST, CHRISTIAN ----- I. JRN. SEPT. 22, 1869
Died Sept. 22, Christian Durst, age 23 years, funeral at German Reformed church.
DYER, JAMES ----- I.R. OCT. 27, 1887
Died at Lawrence Mill explosion. Aged 35.
DYER, JOHN ----- I.R. AUG. 20, 1857
Married in Ironton on the 13th inst., by Peras R. Polley, Esq., Mr. John Dyer to Miss Elizabeth Hamilton, both of Greenup county, Ky.
DYER, MICHAEL ----- I.R. OCT. 27, 1887
Died at Lawrence Mill explosion. Aged 38.