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Rogers, Philemon {I0379} (b. , d. ?)

Note: Line #499 Philmina Adams age 3 1847 Genoa Twp.Dela.Co.OH.
enumerated with Matilda Rogers family

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Cochran, William {I0381} (b. , d. ?)
Note: 1850 census Delaware Co.,OH.
#1947; Cochran, Wm.28,b.OH.; Jersuha 26,b.NY>;Henrietta 6,; Horace H. or W. 3; Virginia 6/12 all b.OH; Adams, Jesse 19 b.OH.

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Cochran, Henrietta {I0383} (b. 1844, d. ?)
Note: 1850 c Berlin Twp 1947 p 120 (6.0)

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Cochran, Virginna {I0385} (b. 1849, d. ?)
Note: 1850 c Berlin Twp 1947 p 120 (6/12,o)

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M.Lee, Harriet {I0393} (b. 23 JUN 1833, d. 1 MAY 1894)
Note: Powell p 54; Pabst 8 p 49

remarried to Isaac G,Barnes m.8-29-1850 dcm;1850 C Berlin Tp 1934 (44);
Pabst 3 p 28,6 p 7.

May 22,1894
Mrs. Harriett Lee Adams was born January 23,1833 and died May 01,1894,aged 61 y,3m,8d. She was united in marriage to Jesse Adams January 23,1853, By this union 5 children were born, two of which died in infancy and two daughters and one son survive. Her husband who was a member of the 121st O.V.I. died nearly 25 yeras ago. She united with the church in early life. She had been in feible health for three years needing constant care. She was a great sufferer during the last few weeks of her life, her disease being dropsy of the heart. She was cared for by her daughter Mrs. Henry Roloson. Her funeral was preached at the West Berlin Church by Rev.W.F. Cellar.

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S.Adams, Harvey {I0397} (b. OCT 1860, d. 1929)
Note: Harvey S.Adams m2.Helen Gardner (Jun.11,1861-Oct.3,1890) marr;Feb.26,1881.

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Roloson, Henry Ward Bucher {I0399} (b. 1849, d. 1928)
Note: 1910 census Delaware Co.Oh Berlin Twp.
Henry Ward Bucher Roloson was 60 yrs. of age and Almeda A was 56 yrs of age.
They had been married 37 years and had one daughter.

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Strine, Iva D. {I0407} (b. 13 JAN 1871, d. 14 MAR 1953)
Note: Marion star
March 16, 1953 pg 20

Mrs. Orin Adams
Mrs. Iva Strine Adams, 82, died at 5 p.m. saturday in the home of a brother, Anson Strine, near Waldo.
She was born near waldo janusry 13, 1871, and was a member of St. Joseph's Evangelical and Reformed Church there. Her husband, Orin Adams, died in 1924.
Surviving with the brother in whose home she died are other brothers, J.W. Strine of Waldo and S. W. Strine of near Norton, and neices, Mrs. Thelma Rider of Waldo and Mrs. Mabel Himmler of Columbus.
Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 2 p.m. in the St. Joseph's church. The Rev. W.F. Kissel will officaiate. Burial will be in Waldo Cemetery. friends may call at the Doty Funeral Home in Delaware until Wednesday noon, then after 1 p.m. at the church.

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Holt, Frank {I0409} (b. 27 DEC 1864, d. 1 OCT 1923)
Note: Brown Twp. Dela.Co.OH. 1880 census
Evan Holt age 40
Emily Holt age 46
Frank Holt age 14
Elma Holt age 11
Mary Holt age 6

Frank Holt, who is successfully in the great basic art of agriculture in Peru Township, Morrow County,Ohio, was born in Cumberland County, Illinois on the 27th of December 1864, and is the son of Evan Holt and Hattie(Leonard) Holt, both of whom are deceased. Evan Holt was the son of John H. and Mahala Holt and his birth accured in Chester Township, this County, on the 21st of June 1839. John Holt was born on the 11th of May,1808, and his wife was born on the 10th of October, 1807. they were the parents of thirteen children. John Holt was a son of Evan and Chanty Holt, the latter whom were the great grandparents of him to whom this sketch id dedicated, the respective dates of their births being June 9, 1764 and September 14,1764, John Holt, grandfather of the subject of this reveiw, was a pioneer in Chester Township, Morrow County, and he was a farmer by occupation, having reclaimed a fine farm from the virgin wilderness. Evan Holt became the father of four children, two of whom are living in 1911, Frank Holt, the immediate subject of this reveiw; and Emma, who is the wife of Harry Fleming, of Delaware County,
Frank Holt was a child of but two years of age at the time of his parent's removal from Illinois to Delaware County, Ohio, where he was reared on a farm and where he attend the public schools until he had ayyained to the age of eighteen years. At that time he left home and began to work in a machine shop at Delaware,Ohio,where he was employed by the day and where he continued to be employed for some three years during which time he saved about four hundred and fifty dollars. In 1890 he rented a farm in Morrow County, where he cared for his aged father,assisted by sister,Emma,until his death, which occurred November 4,1904, there after he entered into a partner ship alliance with Orson A. Lee in the agricultural line of enterprise, in which they built up a fine business and cleared considerable money. In April, 1901, Mr. Ho;t again turned his energies to farming and in that year purchased the fine estate of sixty-six and two-thirds acres of land on which he now resides. This is one of the best improved farms in Peru Township, and in connection with diversified agriculture Mr. Holt is deeply interested in the raising and marketing of high grade stock, his specialties being cattle and sheep.
In 1897 was solemnized the marriage of Mr.Holt and Miss Effie Adams, who was born in Delaware County on the 25th of August 1873, a daughter of Augustus Adams. She was reared to maturity on the home farm and was educated in district schools and in the Galena High school, in which she was graduated as a member of the class of 1890. For six years she was a popular and successful teacher in the public schools Delaware County and for one year she taught in Morrow County. To Mr. and Mrs. Holt have been born three chilfren, namely; Homer, whose birth occured on the 27th of April, 1904; Nancy, born November 19,1907; and Atlee, born October 14,1910.
Mr. Holt is aligned as a stalwart supporter of the Democratic party in his political proclivities and for several terms he was incumbent of the office of Township assessor. In 1910 he served as Land Appraiser of Peru Township and he has ever shown a deep interest in all matters related to higher education in this section, being at the present time, in 1911 a Director on the School Board. Mr and Mrs Holt as citizens are accorded a high degree of popular confidence and esteem in this community.
1900 U.S. Census of Morrow County, Peru 6 Holt, Frank, age 34; Holt, Effie, age 32

1910 U.S. Census; Morrow Co.Peru twns Dist 13 sheet 7
Holt, frank age 47 farmer; Holt, Effie age 45, wife; Holt,Homer age 6, son; Holt, Nancy age 2, daughter.
Homer Holt born 27 Apr 1904, Peru Twns
Homer died 07,Apr 1983, Akron,OH, buried marlboro Cem.,Delaware,Co.,OH.

Morrow County Independant Register
Obituary April 1983

Born in Ashley, Ohio, April 1904, died Akron,Ohio, 7 April 1983 at Thomas Hospital; resident of Akron for more than 40 years; attended Brown St baptist Church. management Consultant. Son of frank & Effie (Adams) Holt, is survived by wife Ester, and two step-daughters, Martha Worford of Lincoln, maine and Dorothy Trial of Gary, Indiana. Also a brother, Atlee of Columbus,Ohio. Burial will be in Marlboro Cemetery

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Holt, Homer {I0410} (b. 27 APR 1904, d. 7 APR 1983)
Note: Delaware gazette Saturday April 9,1983
Former Ashley resident Homer Holt,78, Akron died Thursday in Akron.
A native of Delaware County,he lived in Akron for more than 40 years. He was a retired management consultant.
Surviving are his wife Esther, two step-daughter's,Martha Wolford, Lincoln,Maine and Dorothy Trail,Gary,Indiana and a brother Atlee of Columbus.
Funeral services are today at 11:00 a.m. at the Clifford funeral home,1930 Front St.Cuyahoga Falls. Burial will be in Marlborough Cemetery at 1:30 today.

died April 7,1983

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Holt, Nancy {I0411} (b. 20 NOV 1907, d. 21 JAN 1989)
Note: Delaware Gazette sat.June 12,1954
Captain and Mrs. K.M.Wikingstad of St.Petersburg,Fla and Mr and Mrs Randolph Wikingstad of Cristobol, Panama Canal Zone arrived Wednesday at the home of Mrs. Randolph Wikingstad's mother Mrs. effie Holt.

Monday January 23,1987
Nancy (Holt) Wikingstad,81, of Worthington, died Saturday january 21, 1989 at Riverside hospital.
She was born November 20,1907, in Morrow County, and was an ordained minister in the spiritualist movement.
Survivors include a brother, Atlee p.Holt; one neice,one nephew; and one great neice, and one great nephew.
There will be no calling hours. Memorial services will be held at a later date. Rutherford funeral home,2383 N>High Street Columbus, is in charge of arrangements.


Randolph M.Wikingstad,57,of Pauline Ave. Columbus, a former Ashley resident, died Wednesday in Riverside Hospital.
A veteran of WW 11. Wikingstad was e retired civil service employee at the Panama Canal Zone.
Surviving are his wife Nancy (Holt), mother Anna Wikingstad, Sweetwater,Tenn;two sisters, Ruth Lakey, Marysville,Tenn; and Helen Etheridge,Sweetwater. He was receded in death by a step-son Lynn Beiver.
Friends may call 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the Shoemaker funeral home,2657 Cleveland Ave.,where services will be held at 3:30 p.m. Friday. Cremation will follow.
Delaware Gazette
Sat. june 12, 1954

Captain and Mrs. K.M. Wikingstad of St. Petersburg, Fla., and Mr. and Mrs. Randolph Wikingstad of Cristobal, Panama Canal Zone arrived Wednesday at the home of Mrs. Randolph Wikingstad's mother, Mrs. Effie Holt.

Mon.Jan. 23, 1987
Nancy (Holt) Wikingstad,81, of Worthington, died Saturday morning, january 21, 1989 at Riverside. She was born November 20, 1907, in Morrow County and was an ordained minister in the spiritualist movement.
Survivors include a brother Atlee P. Holt, one neice, one nephew and one great neice and one great nephew.
There will be no calling hours. Memorial services will be held at a later date. rutherford funeral Home, 2383 N. front Street, columbus is in charge of arrangements.

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Esther-----------, {I0413} (b. 26 OCT 1904, d. 3 AUG 1993)
Note: Children of Esther by other husband; Martha Wolford of Lincoln, Maine and Dorothy Trail of Gary, Ind.

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Boyd, Parmer Choe {I0417} (b. 20 JUN 1872, d. 12 JUL 1958)
Note: Hardin Co.History Book, Kenton,OH.

Abraham Deny and Ida Kate (Sullivan) Boyd had one son Parmer Choe Boyd born in Flint,Ohio,Jan 20,1872.
On May 30,1900 Parmer Boyd married Elsie Mae Adams. The daughter of Augustus and Ophelia Adams.Elsie was born in galena,Ohio,Feb 10,1875.
Before leaving that community Parmer joined the Odd Fellow Lodge in Worthington,Ohio in 1891 and remained a member there, receiving a 50 year membership pin from that lodge in 1943.
To Parmer and Elsie Boyd were born two sons,Kenneth Welford born in Delaware,Ohio December 01,1906 and Pearl Afton bornin Berlin Township in Delaware Co.,October 4,1912.
Due to the consolidation of the schools at that time 1914 Kenneth had to ride in a horse drawn schoolbus to Cheshire, Ohio, which was 7 miles.
Parmer and Elsie decided at that time their sons would never ride a horse drawn school bus. A motor driven school bus was unheard of at that time.
The Boyd's sold their farm in Delaware County and came to Mt.Victory,Ohio in March 1916, taking up residence on W. Taylor St.
After taking up residence here Elsie took an active part in the Disciple Church and the Ladies Aid Society of that church. She joined the Disciple Church with Clifford Knepper officiating. The baptismal services for all new members of that organization was conducted in the summer months at Allen's pool which is across the road from the Ridgeway Cemetery. To this date 1921 the Disciple Church, due to finances had not installed the baptistery.
During the following three years Parmer operated the tile mill which was located back of their residence along the Con Rail railroad. At the time he could make enough tile to supply the community in about four to five weeks. The only method of ditching was a spade, shovel and a ditch grader. A ditching machine was unheard of in the nineteen twenties.
At the end of this three year period he decided to buy the title from other tile plants. For awhile he bought tile from a plant in Morral,Ohio, and then purchased tile from a plant in Findlay,Ohio and sold their tile shipped by rail on what is now the Con Rail system and by truck also to Mt.Victory. Selling tile and farming was his occupation until retirement. Parmer Boyd was laid to rest July 15,1958. Elsie Boyd was laid to rest Aug.27,1969.
Kenneth and Pearl attended the Mt.Victory school and Kenneth graduated from that school in 1925 and Pearl graduated with the class of 1931.
Kenneth took up the trade of baking and continued in that work until 1942, when World War II had its call for service in that war.
Before entering the service of the armed forces, and while working in a bakery in Richwood,Ohio, Kenneth joined the Masonic Lodge in that city,February 1930,#303 Mt.Carmel Lodge. He is still a member of that Lodge 1982 and received a 50 year membership pin from that lodge in 1980.
After World War II, 1945 Kenneth continued working in bakeries and due to the trucking industry which had gained in that industry, the local bakeries were forced out of business. Kenneth had to seek other employment and started working for Motor Products in Marion,Ohio. That plant closed in a few years and was taken over by Whirlpool. Eaton built a plant just west of Whirlpool in 1953 and 1954, Kenneth worked there until his retirement in 1972.
Kenneth W. Boyd

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W.Bonham, Oliver {I0423} (b. 1873, d. 2 JUN 1957)
Note: Richwood Gazette Thurs.Jan.11,1900

Oliver Bonham and family moved in with his father,Mr.J.D.Bonham north of here.

In 1910 Ottie as they called him was married to Edna (Adams) Bonham for 10 years.

June 2, 1957
Olive W. Bonham age 82. He resided with Mrs. P. Forgrave
2 daughters; Mrs. Paul Forgrave--Morris Rd.
Mrs. R. E. Reid of Ashley- son Claude F. of Ravenna
7 grandchildren
burial Chessie Cem.

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J.Gilson, m1.William {I0429} (b. , d. ?)
Note: Harriett E. Adams divorced William Gilson and married Horace Wm.Peters in 1885.He was born May 1858

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Ellinwood, Jeremiah {I0433} (b. 3 DEC 1816, d. 14 JUN 1885)
Note: Claibourne News Richwood Gazette Feb 5 1885
Our old friend Jerry Ellinwood, has sold his farm to Esquire Asa Langstaff, for sixty five dollars per acre. We are sorry to have Mr Ellinwood leave our community.

March 26,1885
George Smith has sold his farm to Jerry Ellinwood for $50.00 per acre, and intends moving west. Mr. Smith is one of our best citizens and we regret to have him leave.

April 16,1885
Jerry Ellinwood has moved on his farm he purchased of George Smith, two miles west of here.

June 18,1885
Jerry Ellinwood west of here died last Sunday morning. His funeral was preached at the Claibourne Church on Monday by Rev. Longbrake to a large concourse of friends and relatives,after which his remains was lais away in the Claibourne cemetery. Mr.Ellinwood was 69 years old and was one of our best citizens. He was loved and respected by all as a good quiet peaceable christian man and the relatives and friends have the sympathy of all.

Jeremiah Ellinwood was only 8 years old when he lost his father in New York.
He came to Delaware County in 1835 where he met Julia Adams daughter of
Gilbert J. Adams and Hannah(Adams) Adams and they were married April 13,1848 in Delaware County,Ohio. They then moved to Union County in 1859 where he farmed.
Died June 16,1885.
Wrote by,



Richwood Gazette
Jan 23,1879

Claibourne Grange No.849
The installation of officers for Grange was held Jan 10,1879. T.P. Shields, Master of Mill Creek Grange, installed the officers, asisted by T. Brannan and H. Highbargain of Leesburg Grange.
M.C. Stamets, Master
John Blair, Overseer
Jacob Hartman,Lecturer
Benton Cahill, S.
John Shisler, Treasurer
Walter Park, Chaplain
I.Kinney, Secretary
Mrs. John Blair, C
Mrs. T.J. Livingston, P
Mrs. Jacob Hartman, T
Mrs. Benton Cahill, A.S.

Jeremiah Ellinwood made a grave stone for a Samuel N. Adams with his named chiseled on the bottom of the marker. samuel was relation to his wife Jula Adams. It is in the Chrshire Cemetery in Delaware County. It is clear in the back of the cemetery in one of the old cemeteries that was moved from Alum Creek when it floode all the grave out.

Claibourne Township Richwood
1860 June 29th
Jeremiah Ellinwood age 45 farmer b. NY was with Amos Headly Family.
Real estate value 1836
Census: Date: 29 JUL 1870
Place: # 237-235
Census: Date: 1860
Place: Same houseold as Amos Headley#682/663

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Ellinwood, Geo.Preston Gilbert {I0438} (b. 23 AUG 1863, d. 24 MAR 1924)
Note: March 25, 1924

George Preston Gilbert Ellinwood

Pnemonia caused the death Tuesday of G.P. Ellinwood, a well known farmer at his home in taylor Township. Mr. Ellinwood was 60 years of age. He was a son of Jeremiah and Julia Adams Ellinwood, and was born August 23, 1863.

There survive the widow, two sons, truman Ellinwood of Marion, Howard Ellinwood at home and two daughters, Mrs. Clayton Johnston of Belaire, Michigan and Miss Julia Edith ellinwood at home.

A short funeral service will be held at the home Thursday at 12:45 p.m. Services will be held at 1:30 at the M.P. Church in Claibourne. rev.A.B. VanSchoik officiating. Burial will be made in Claibourne Cemetery. Lloyd Winter undertaker in charge.

Richwood Gazette Thurs.April 19,1888, Claibourne News
The residence of G.P. Ellinwood, about two miles west of here was consumed by fire on Saturday night last, between twelve and one o'clock and everything destroyed. The family just escaped in their night clothes. This is quite a loss to Mr.Ellinwood with small insurance.

Richwood Gazette
April 2,1885

Gilbert Ellinwood and Rebecca Murphy were married on the 25th,inst. They are a splendid young couple and we wish them much happiness and success

in life.

1986 Union County History
George Preston Gilbert Ellinwood married Rebecca Ellen Murphy and they lived on a farm at the corner of Harmon Patrick and Reeds Rd. The farm now
belongs to Creston and Lola Styer Hull. The original home burned down.


Richwood Gazette Jan 20,1879

Roll of Honor District No.9
For the month ending Jan 24,1879, in sub-district No.9 Claibourne Township.
The following are the names of pupils who made an average grade of 9 or more in their studies,and deportment.
David Neal, James Mulligan,Mary Shisler,Fannie Evans,JANE ELLINWOOD,Jane Shisler,Laura Shisler,Clara Snyder, Eliza Mulligan, Minnie Evans, Laura Hatcher, Thomas Mulligan, Sherman Jolliff, Alvadore Cramer, Marshal Langstaff, CHALMER LANGSTAFF, Freddie Fish, GILBERT ELLINWOOD, Eugene Evans, John Shisler, John Jolliff, Lawrence Langstaff, Charlie Evans, Ernest Cramer, Mary Mulligan, Pearlie Evans, Clara Neal, Rebecky Mulliga
Teacher; H.J.Brooks

Richwood Gazette Jan 23 1879
The installation of officers for Grange was held Jan 10,1879.T.P. Shields, Master of Mill Creek Grange,installed the officers,assisted by T.Brannan and H.Highbargain of Leesburg Grange.
John Blair,Overseer
Jacob Hartman, Lecturer
Benton Cahill,S.
T.J.Livingston, A.S.
John Shisler, Treasurer
Walter Park, Chaplain
J. Ellenwood * G.K.
Mrs.T.J.Livingston, P.
Mrs.Jacob Hartman, T.
Mrs. Benton Cahill, A.S.

Mrs. John Blair,C.

Richwood Gazette
Dec 30,1909

Clabourne Cullings

J. C. Landstaff and family, Gilbert Ellinwood and family, Truman Ellinwood and wife, Mrs Mary Murphy and daughter Jennie and F.M Murphy and wife spent Sunday with Anna Thompson and family.

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Ellinwood, Sylvia Ann {I0448} (b. 8 FEB 1886, d. 7 SEP 1908)
Note: Sylvia Ann Ellinwood

Eldest daughter of Gilbert and Rebecca Ellinwood was born February 8, 1886, and died February 5, 1908, aged 21 years, 11 months, 27 days; leaving father, mother, two brothers and two sisters, together with a large circle of relatives and friends to mourn her early decease. Sylvia was an amiable dispostion, making friends of all with whom she came in contact with and those who knew her best, loved her most.She was converted and placed her membership with the Advent Church may 12, 1907, and has led an exemplary christian life, and was an energentic and conscientious worker in the church and sunday school, always willing to do whatever she deemed right to advance the cause of christianity and help others around her. She has not been without one discouragement, however,
which was failing health, yet she was uncomplaining and bore it all with true christian fortitude.

On january 27, she was taken with pnemonia which later developed into peritonitis, and although everything was done that willing hands directed by medical knowledge, could do, death conquered, and at four o'clock Wednesday morning, february 5th, the light of her life went out, closing up the volume of her short but useful life. How much she will be missed in the home circle, and also in the church and Sunday school, as well as among her personal friends. We have scarely yet begun to realize, but in this dark hour of bereavement , we have the satisfaction of beleiving that she had "chosen that better part" and therefore "we sorrow not, even as others who have no hope", For when the savior shall come together, his jewells we beleive that she will be among those who shall hear the welcome plaudit, "Well done, thou good and faithful servant, enter thou into the joys of the Lord."

Funeral services were held at the A.C. Church, Claibourne, friday afternoon, conducted by her pastor Elder w.O. Williams, ans attended by a large audience of sorrowing relatives and friends, after which the body was alaid to rest in Claibourne cemetery.

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Ellinwood, Truman George {I0449} (b. 24 OCT 1888, d. 24 DEC 1967)
Note: Richwood Gazette
Thurs, April 08, 1937

The Richwood hardball team will practice at 2 o'clock at the fairground, Sunday April 11, Manager T.G. Ellinwood wants all players that wish to play with him this season to be present.

Marion Star
December 24, 1967

Truman George Ellinwood

Truman George Ellinwood, 79, Rt.3, died December 24th at 11:30 a.m. in Jane Case Hospital, Delaware, Oh following an illness of eight days.

He was an employee of the Ohio Edison, having retired after working there 33 years. He was a member of the Claibourne Avent Christian Church.

Born in Claibourne Township, October 24, 1888, he was the son of George Preston Gilbert and Rebecca Murphy Ellinwood. March 1, 1928 he married Helen J. Reed, who survives.

Surviving children are; Mrs. Harold Kingsley, Mrs. David Doss, Truman Jr., and Kenneth all of Marion, David E. Reed of Mt. Gilead, Frank O. Reed of Johnsville, Mrs. Herman Wilson of Torrance, California, Mrs. Dennie Wheeler , Richwood and Ronald Ellinwood of Snohomish, Washington.

Additional survivors include 24 grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren and a brother Howard F. Ellinwood of Richwood. A son and three sisters preceded him in death.

Rev. Robert Allen officiated at the services held Wednesday December 27, in
the Ballinger Funeral Home. Burial in Claibourne cemetery.

Note; The Ohio Edison empoyees stopped traffic on way to cemetery in respect for dad.

1920 Union County Census Claibourne Twp.
Old State Semetery Road

FM-37-37 ELLINWOOD, Truman G. Head--age 31-Marr.
Orpha D. Wife-age 28
Meredith E.-Son- age9
Census: Date: 1920
Place: Lived on Semetery Rd.Richwood,Oh

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Ellinwood, Howard Francis {I0450} (b. 5 FEB 1890, d. 15 FEB 1968)
Note: Sept. 14,1911 Items from Marysville Journal

Marriage Licanse
H.F. Ellinwood, 21, farmer, and Miss hazel M. baker, 16, both of Richwood. The bride being under age, the consent of her mother, Mrs. Effie H. harris, was given in open court. The couple were married by Justice W.A. garrard of Marysville.

Howard Ellinwood and Miss Hazel Harris were united in Marriage last Thursday. their friends eztend congratulations.

Marion Star
Feb. 15, 1968-pg 17
Howard F. Ellinwood

Richwood--Howard F. Ellinwood, 78, of 205 E. Blagrove St, Richwood, died at his home today at 6:45 a.m.

Born February 3, 1889 in Richwood, Mr. Ellinwood was the son of George Preston Gilbert and Rebecca Ellen (Murphy) Ellinwood. He married Hazel Mae Harries September 5th, 1911 and she survives.

Also surviving are four daughters; Mrs. Irene Fogle, Mrs. Gladys Marine, Mrs. Sally Murray and Mrs. Edith Belt, all of Richwood, 10 grandchildren, and 8 great grandchildren, and one daughter, three sisters and one brother are deceased.

Mr. Ellinwood was a retired carpenter and attended the Methodist Church.

Services will be Sunday at 2 p.m. from the Ballenger Funeral Home of Richwood. Mr. Ellinwood's nephew, Rev. John Harris of Marion, Indiana will officiate.

Burial will be in Claibourme cemetery. friends may call at the funeral home after 7:30 p.m. friday.

pages 170-171-172 of Behind These Mountains Volume 1
Noxon, Montana
by Mona Leeson Vanek

Uncle Howard and Aunt Hazel Ellinwood moved to Montana before their children wer born and here several years ago one daughter visited out there and she says the old homestead is still there.All of their daughters were born around Noxon, Montana.
There was a book put out about Noxon, Montana and it it ones paragraph reads;
Mrs. Ellinwood recalled crossing the ferry at Noxon. Smead's ferry,by 1912, was no longer there."You crossed the tracks in Noxon near a depot to the river,turned east a short distance and got on the ferry".

On the north shore of the river,"You hit the Lewis and Clark trail,the old Kootenai Indian trail, and went west.on it. Lewis and Clark's cabin was still there."(The cabin was probably a fur trappers trading station about a mile west of the ferry landing on the north side of the river where a small creek flowed in, recalled by another settler to be there in very early years.)

Howard had told me that we would live on a county road on Bull Run(river). We hit his trail.It was pretty rocky. After we had traveled quite a distance I asked him when we would hit the county road.

"Why, this is it,he replied."

The newly weds moved into the lttile log Horse Thief Ranger Station(which was most likely a building left from the great Northern Tote Road Days) while they built on their homestaed sixteen miles from the Noxon ferry. Ellinwood built a water wheel from poles and lumber and powered machinery to cut lumber. Then he built a log barn, root cellar, a chicken house and began clearing six acres of land. Six foot high slats were nailed to thin rails, fencing deer out of the garden plot hand spaded in the rich virgin soil. It was close enough to Bull River to bucket water to the beans, corn.spuds,lettuce and other vegatables that grew in the mild summer climate.
When supplies were needed from Noxon, he got out the harness and hitched the team to his wagon and headed out on the trail to town, taking two days for the round trip.
The water powered wheel Howard Ellinwood built on Star Creek at his Bull River homestead. Using this, he cut the lumber and slats used for his buildings. Courtesy from Hazel and Howard Ellinwood Collection.

The book I read belonged to Sally Ellinwood Murray a daughter of Howard and Hazel Ellinwood.She is now deceased also along with her sisters.

page 216
On Christmas day Mr. and Mrs. George baker entertained Mr and Mrs J.P. Collogan and families, Mr and Mrs. Howard Ellinwood and daughter irene, Harvey Schench, Donald Knowles, Miss Silver Knowles,Misss Nola Baker and Mr and Mrs. George Baker.

page 217
The old years was ushered out with card playing, dancing and a "candy pull" and topped off with a fine goose dinner. Others enjoying it were, Mr and Mrs Lake, Mr and Mrs george Baker,Nola Baker, Miss Silver Higgins, Miss Clara Collogan, Messrs. haynes, Knowles, Stanley Lake, Hart, Roy and Howard Ellinwood.

While Mrs. Howard Ellinwood (Hazel) Ellinwood visited Mrs. Bauer, the midwife, for a few weeks at Noxon, her husband hauled hay from the Baker ranch.

page 233
Mrs. Bauers, midwife, delivered an eight pound girl Grace, to Mrs. Grace, to Mrs. Hazel Ellinwood.

Mrs. Ellinwood visited at Mrs. bauers for about three qweeks until the infant was judged strong enough and the mother recovered sufficiently. When her husband came to bring her and the baby home, Miss Silver Knowles went along to help her for a day.

page 238
Enroute to lake's hard time dance, several families stopped at Howard Ellinwood's to inspect the big water wheel he had built on the creek flowing out of Star Gulch near his house. He had various uses in mind, including sawing his wood.

page 244
reading this in the newspaper inspired Noxonites, Frank Berray returned from Marion where he had been employed during the winter, Howard Ellinwood, who had been helping Thomson haul hay from Bull River, Jim Berray, Will Ellis, Walter lake and Mrs. Scheffler rode down from Bull River to attend the ferry meeting.

This book was quite interesting to read because this was my father,Truman george Ellinwood's brother who had went out west to live back then.

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