March 2, 1904
Source: Steuben Republican Newspaper, 2 March 1904.
Born - 1 Mar 1904 to Ed
Williamson and wife in Angola, IN a daughter and 1st child.
Married - At the residence of and by Israel Kemery J. P.,
February 28th, William Harbaugh and Miss Blanche Cole, both of Steuben
Obituaries - James Blass, John Ralston, Sarah A. Hough, Mary
Adaline Gale, Mary M. Dickman, Robert Jefferson McKinley, John Y.
Burkhart, and Levi Mathews.
Jamestown - Mrs. Samuel Reed of
Allegan, MI, who was called to Kinderhook by the death of her parents
Mr. and Mrs. Gaillgan, spent a few days with friends in
Jamestown. Mrs. Samuel Snow was called to Fremont Sunday morning
on the account of the home of her daughter, Mrs. George Hiller, being
destroyed by fire. We hear that Ed Yockey has taken a partner for
life in the person of Miss Myrtle Bender.
Hamilton - Beecher - Daily
wedding has been postponed indefinitely. Mrs. Frank Sloan is home
for a visit with her parents Eli Good and wife. John Stout and
wife attended the funeral of Mrs. Stout’s uncle, Mr. Munday at Fremont
last week. William Goudy died at his home after an illness of
North Otsego - Mrs. Nancy
Mortorff is visiting her daughter, Mrs. Mary Duncan and family, South
of Hamilton. Walter Vaughn of Pleasant Lake was a guest of Cass
Smith and family, part of the week.
Gage - Mrs. M. Bowerman is
spending a week with her granddaughter, Mrs. S. Van Wagner.
Nettle Lake - Mrs. Lillie
Lindley of Coldwater came Saturday for a few days visit with her
Mother, Mrs. Mary Walker.
Pleasant Lake - Born to Mr. and
Mrs. Frank Bennett, Sunday February 21, a son. Mrs. Charlotte
Woodworth spent Sunday with her daughter, Mrs. Cora Myers at
Millersburg. Mrs. Blanche Shoemaker of Kendallville is visiting
her brother and family Eugene Shoemaker in Salem.
Orland - Bert Cleveland of
Williams County, Ohio visited his daughter, Mrs. Greely Fox and family,
South of town recently. Fred Schneider and wife of Angola visited
his father Christian Schneider a part of last week. Mrs. S. S.
Clark of Mendon, St Joseph Co, MI died Sunday, was buried here
yesterday. She was an old resident and one of the pioneers of
Orland and was past 80 years old. Efner Fillmore died at his home
West of Orland February 24, age 34 years. He was sick only a few
days with pneumonia. He was the son of Millard Fillmore.
Salem Center - Vinnie
Ellithorpe and Guy Teeters were married at the home of the bride
Sunday, February 21, 1904. The funeral of Mrs. Getts was held
last week. She was buried in Hudson.
Fremont - Mrs. C. W. Heitz is
spending a few days with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Orrin Morse at
Nevada Mills. Mrs. Vera Davis and Miss Millie Emerick of Chicago
were called here by the death of their brother Jonathan Emerick.
Robert McCuin and Mrs. Belle Kirk were married at the home of the groom
at 12 o’clock last Saturday, Feb. 27. Mrs. Unice Dart of
Coldwater who was well known here died Thursday morning. She was a
sister of Mrs. Jacob Michael of this place and of Mrs. Chas. Chadwick
Metz - Born to James Austin and
wife, Thurs. Feb. 25, a son. Mrs. M. Pettit died at her home in
Metz Sunday, Feb. 28th.
Nevada Mills - Paul Bachelor
has gone to Wabash to visit his brother Clyde and wife. Mr. and
Mrs. Will Dollimore of Coldwater Lake visited her parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Parker last week.
Hudson - Mary E. Getts nee
Deckman died at her home Northwest of Salem Center Feb. 22, 1904.
Emory Gonser died at his father’s home near Fairfield, Sunday of
Local and Personal - A marriage
license was issued the past week to William Greenlee and Harriet
Struble. The home of Levi Mathews west of town has been sorely
afflicted these recent days. Mr. Mathews died on Friday and his
wife and son Charles have been confined to the bed for several days.
24 Years Ago (1880) - Duff Van
Etta and Miss Rose Keeler were married in Orland February 22. J.
G. W. Colburn will soon complete the “Life of Silas Doty.” The
book will sell for $1.00. Mrs. Ezekiel Crain died at her home 3
miles West of Angola a few days ago, aged 76 years. The marriage
of Thomas L. Gillis and Miss Libbie Chase will take place this evening
March 8th. Mrs. Israel Fee died in Salem, February 22, aged 88
years. The Colorado fever struck Steuben County and last Monday
the following persons started for Leadville: James Tooley, Gid Finch,
Ed Willis, William Bodley, George King, Charles De Witt, George
Ousterhout, J. H. Woodford, Frank Wold, and Mark Crockett. Born
in Fremont Feb. 17th to Peter Hohn and wife, a daughter; in Nevada
Mills Feb. 18th to J. E. Murry and wife, a daughter; in Fremont Feb.
18th to Morris Watters and wife, a daughter; in Fremont Feb. 20th to
David Hutchins and wife, a baby; in Fremont Feb. 23 to Reuben Little
and wife, a daughter; in Orland Feb. 28th to Lewis Clark and wife,
What A Girl Should Know - Every
girl, whether living in town or in the country should know: How to make
good bread; How to cut and make her own clothes; How to make cookies,
pies, and cakes; How to wash, boil, and make clothes white; How to care
for milk, and make good butter; How to cook all kinds of meats,
vegetables and fruit; How to make the nicest buckwheat cakes in the
world; How to sweep a room and never neglect the corner or the spaces
behind the doors.
Submitted by: Jean Ann Childers