|From the McDonald Record-Outlook Dec. 24, 1943
Nestor THILMONT of Cecil died on Saturday, December 18,
1943. Born in
Belgium over 60 years ago, he was brought to this country when a child.
He is survived by three sisters: Mary, who resides in Canada,
Mrs. W. A.
CHEESEBROUGH of Bridgeville, and Mrs. J. C. PHILLIPS of McDonald, and
brother Leo of Steubenville.
The funeral was held Monday.
Mrs. Martha SMITH KELSO, 80, of R. D. 4., McDonald, died
at 8:00 a.m.
Wednesday, December 22, 1943, in the County home at Arden, following
lingering illness. She was the wife of Alexander KELSO, who died
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Friday in PETTIT's
home, McDonald, conducted by Dr. Grant M. MCKNIGHT, pastor of the Robinson's
Run U. P. church, McDonald. Burial will be in Melrose cemetery,
Ferdinand L. SILHOL, 75, retired Bridgeville businessman,
December 19, 1943, in his home, Railroad street, Bridgeville.
He had lived
50 years in the Bridgeville district.
Mr. SILHOL was a member of BPOE 831 Carnegie, and of Les Solidaires
Surviving are his wife, Josephine CHARMAR SILHOL; two sons, Arthur
Lebanon and Fred of Bridgeville; one daughter, Mrs. Lorraine CHIVERS
Brentwood; two brothers, Leon of Mt. Lebanon and Emil of Hays; two
Mrs. Victor CEDAT and Mrs. Joseph VOYE, both of Sturgeon; 11 grandchildren
and seven great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon.
Francis J. RUSK, 78, died at 5:00 p.m. Tuesday, December
21, 1943, in the
home of his daughter, Mrs. Helen CRAIG, Kay street, McDonald.
He was born December 8, 1865, at Pito, near Bradford. For
the past fifty
years he made his home in and around McDonald. After thirty years
faithful service with the South Penn Oil Co, he was pensioned. Mr.
twice married. His second wife, Lillian K. RUSK, died December
He is survived by four daughters: Mrs. Helen CRAIG of McDonald,
Mrs. R. A.
JENKINS of Ambridge, Mrs. Marie LUTZ of Murrysville, and Mrs. Irene
of Mobile, Ala. There are nine grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday in PETTIT's
McDonald. Burial will be in the Venice cemetery.
Edward L. SMITH, 52, husband of Bertha Rebecca GRADY, died
at 11:45 p.m.
Saturday, December 18, 1943, in the city hospital, East Liverpool,
A son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Brady SMITH of McDonald, Mr. SMITH
survived by his wife, four sons, and one daughter: Joseph G.
Chicago, Ill., Regis G. SMITH, USN, Great Lakes Training station, Illinois,
Martha, the wife of R. D. PITNER of Carnegie, Sgt. George R. SMITH,
unknown, and T. Sgt. Edward J. SMITH, England. Also the following
and sisters: Mrs. Ida KUNTZ and Paul SMITH of Burgettstown, Mrs.
WATSON and Mrs. Gertrude KAUFMAN of Steubenville, Walter SMITH of Warren,
Pa., William SMITH and Mrs. Mary CLOUSTON of McDonald.
Funeral services were held Wednesday morning in an East Liverpool
home. Burial was in Robinson's Run cemetery.
William Oliver CAGNON, 68, died at 9:00 a.m. Friday, December
17, 1943, in
the Canonsburg hospital, following a stroke suffered two days earlier.
was employed by the Aluminum Co. of Canonsburg.
A son of the late Alfred and Virginia CAGNON, he was born in
came to the United States with his parents at the age of six.
He is survived by his wife, Lillie, four sons and four daughters,
follows: Merle CAGNON of Midway, Pvt. Charles CAGNON of New Cumberland,
John CAGNON of North street, McDonald, and Cpl. Joseph CAGNON of Fort
Jackson, S. C.; Mrs. John BAIN, Jr., of Colliers, W. Va., Mrs. Stanley
ORTOSKI of Midway, Mrs. Edward LAMB of Midway, and Mrs. Raymond GILBERT
Valley street, McDonald.
Four brothers and one sister also survive: Joseph and Edward
Detroit, Alfred of Clinton, Victor of Washington, Pa., and Mrs. Julia
JAMMERON of Cleveland. There are 16 grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Monday afternoon in the E. G. WILSON
home, Midway, conducted by the Rev. C. E. CHAPMAN, pastor of the Midway
Methodist church. Burial was in the Center cemetery.
Robert (Butler) MULLOOLY died at 6 a.m. Monday, December
20, 1943, in the
Woodville hospital. He suffered a paralytic stroke on Saturday
December11. "Butler", who was in his 70th year was a faithful
in Noblestown, having succeeded the late William "Mac" MCCLUSKEY, and
ago last August. He never missed a mail during his 15 months'
He made his home with a brother, William and sister, Nora MULLOOLY,
Burial is this Thursday morning in the cemetery of the St. Patrick's
church, of which church he was a faithful member.
Charles F. STEVENSON, 64, vice president of the South Penn
Oil Co, died
Sunday morning, December 19, 1943, in his home in Bradford as he was
preparing to go to church. He had been with the company for 35
was highly respected by is associates.
Mrs. Nannie WALLACE MANES, 79, died Tuesday, December 21,
1943, at 5:10
a.m. in her home, 309 East Grant street, Houston, following a lingering
A daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Hugh WALLACE, she was born
1864, at Noblestown. For many years she resided in the Thomas
Her husband, John J. MANES, died August 1, 1936. She was a member
Houston U. P. Church.
Surviving are one daughter, Myrtle, at home, and two brothers,
WALLACE of California state and John WALLACE of Treveskyn.
Funeral services this Thursday afternoon in the Hudson U. P.
Burial inn Oak Spring cemetery.
Robert F. BELL, 67, died at 11:45 p.m. Thursday, December
15,1943, in the
home of his daughter, Mrs. Alex C. BEAUMARIAGE, Hickory. Mr.
BELL was born
July 4, 1876, near Cambridge, Ohio, and came to Pennsylvania at the
17. He had resided in the Hickory district for the past 37 years.
Mr. BELL was a successful farmer in the Hickory vicinity and
member of the Mt. Prospect Presbyterian church. He was also a
member of the
Alexander Men's Bible class of the church.
He is survived by four daughters: Mrs. A. C. BEAUMARIAGE
and Mrs. J. N.
BEAUMARIAGE of Hickory, Mrs. Clarence E. CARTER of R. D. 4, McDonald;
W. Okley LIGHTIZER of Zanesville, Ohio; a son, Denny N. BELL of R.
Claysville; two sisters; Mrs. Mary CARSON of Boulder, Colo., and Mrs.
Margaret MCCAHAN of Cambridge, Ohio; his brother, George W. BELL of
Cambridge, Ohio, and 14 grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon. Burial was
in Mt. Prospect
Edward M. POOLER, 85, of the Eastend, Pittsburgh, died
at 5:30 a.m. Sunday,
December 19, 1943, in the Montefiore hospital, Pittsburgh, the result
injuries received two weeks ago in a fall.
A son of the late Edward and Susannah WHITEHOUSE POOLER, he was
September 23, 1858, in West Bromwich, England, and came tot eh United
with his parents in 1870, first locating in Monongahela City.
his entire live was spent in Pittsburgh. Mr. POOLER was a retired
He is survived by one son, Edward B. POOLER of Philadelphia,
sisters: Mrs. Annie WALKER of Lakeland, Fla., Mrs. Alice MAY,
TRIMMER, and Mrs. H. W. PARSONS, all three of McDonald, and Mrs. A.
MCBETH of Crafton. His wife, the former Alice BIRCH of Sheraden
Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon in the Speer funeral
Corliss, conducted by the Rev. Mr. WHITMARSH of Corliss. Burial
was in the
Thomas Fulton NICHOLLS, 83, of 616 South Main street, Burgettstown,
11:00 a.m. Friday, December 17, 1943, in the Presbyterian hospital,
Pittsburgh, from burns suffered on Wednesday when his clothing caught
from a gas heating stone in a bedroom of his home. His condition
critical from the time he was admitted to the hospital, suffering from
severe shock in addition to the burns.
A son of J. K. and Jane MCGILL NICHOLLS, he was born June 24,
Iowa, and had resided in Burgettstown the last 70 years. Mr.
the first fire chief of Burgettstown and served in that capacity for
period. He was a member of the First Presbyterian church, Burgettstown.
and Flora May SCOTT were married September 23, 1891.
Besides his wife, he is survived by one son: S. Glenne
Burgettstown; four daughters: Mrs. George I. KUHNS of Lisbon,
Mary MORRISSERY of London, Ohio, Mrs. Ruth STEWART of Burgettstown,
Flora REDICK of McDonald; two sisters: Mrs. JARVIS of Aliquippa
and Mrs. W.
E. POLAN of St. Petersburg, Fla. There are five grandchildren
Funeral services were held Monday afternoon in the NICHOLLS home,
by the Rev. R. C. SUTTON. Burial was in the Fairview cemetery.
Miss Lillian Merle WHITE, daughter of the Earle WHITE's
formerly of the McDonald-Venice road, died in the Westmoreland County
hospital on Sunday December 19,1943, at 8:55 a.m. Miss WHITE had been
only a few days of pneumonia. She was a graduate of the Cecil
school and was employed as secretary by the Westinghouse Manufacturing
East Pittsburgh, at the time of her death.
From the McDonald Record-Outlook Aug. 19, 1938
Mrs. Mary Agnes HUNT, 67, wife of Francis Marion HUNT,
a well known
resident of McDonald for the past 40 years, died Saturday, August 13,
in her home, 135 Railroad street, McDonald, after a lingering illness.
Mrs. HUNT was a member of the First Presbyterian church of McDonald.
maiden name was LOHMAN, her marriage to Mr. HUNT being solemnized June
Besides the husband, three daughters and two sons survive:
HUNT of Cresson, Mrs. Mildred REBOUL of Dormont, Mrs. Mary ROBERTS
Charles HUNT of Philadelphia, and Francis HUNT of Houston.. One
Mrs. Emma LOWRY of Independence, and four grandchildren, Wilma, Charles
Marion HUNT, and Robert REBOUL, also survive.
Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon in the home, conducted
Rev. Dr. Oscar E. GARDNER. Burial was in Robinson's Run cemetery.
John E. BENEK, 32, of Rittman, Ohio, died at 1:40 a.m.
Saturday, July 30,
1938, from burns received in a gasoline explosion Thursday morning,
Mr. BENEK was in his usual gay spirits when about 11:15 that morning
stopped at a garage to have his car services. He went into the
the garage to call his wife and on coming out of the office he and
ELSASS noticed the mechanic cleaning the motor of a running car with
of gasoline and a brush. Suddenly the three men were enveloped
Mr. BENEK's clothing to his waist was burnt off, even the shoelaces.
conscious he ordered the spectators to take him to the Wadsworth hospital
and to call his physician. The gasoline poisoned the burns and
were ordered, but he lapsed into a coma and died early Saturday.
Mr. BENEK was a graduate of Muskingum college and attended medical
Western Reserve for a year. He taught school in Ohio; in Burbank
year, at Shreve for one year and at Rittman for five years. He
engaged in the insurance business for four and a half years. He was
of the Presbyterian church.
Mr. BENEK was injured in an automobile accident in North Carolina
seven months ago.
He attended school at Midway and his parents have lived for about
years at Robinson in Washington county and are well known in Imperial,
McDonald, and surrounding communities.
Mr. BENEK is survived by his wife, Margaret, and two children:
Cunningham, 4, and Anne Margaret, 2, his parents, Mr. and Mrs. John
near Imperial; four sisters: Mrs. Christine HORTON and Mrs. Agnes
Pittsburgh, and Anna Mae and LaVerne at home, and five brothers:
August, Edward, Lawrence, and Thomas, all at home.
Funeral services were held Monday afternoon, August 1, in the
Presbyterian church. Burial was in New Concord, Ohio. Honorary
included six representatives of the Equitable Life Assurance Society.
Mrs. Johanna ZALAZNIK, 53, died Monday, August 15, 1938,
at 11:15 p.m., in
her home in Bulger, after a lingering illness.
Mrs. ZALAZNIK had resided in the Thomas district before moving
three years ago.
She was born in Austria and had been a citizen of the United
States for 30
Surviving are her husband, Frank ZALAZNIK, and the following
Donald, Della, William, Wilda, Emma, Frank, Jr., and Raymond, all of
and Mrs. Ed. BUCHELL, Mrs. R. H. DORNAN and Mrs. Norman MARTIN, all
Funeral services were held Thursday morning in St. Ann's church,
Burial was in Center cemetery at Midway.
From the McDonald Record-Outlook January 14,
Harry G. MOYER, 52, died at 3:30 a.m. Tuesday, January
11, 1944, in the
home of his sister, Mrs. Maude ZICKEFOOSE, at Florence, of pneumonia.
Mr. MOYER was born March 17, 1892, at Harrisville, W. Va.
Besides his sister, Mrs. ZICKEFOOS of Florence, he is survived
brothers: Rox W., Ted N., and Gail, all of Wheeling, W. Va.;
Valley Station, Ky., and Haley H. of Norfolk, Va.
William Reid OATES, 30, died suddenly about 8:15 Monday
10, 1944, in his home, 428 Morrow avenue, Carnegie, of a heart ailment.
A son of W. A. and Mary Kay OATES, he was born March 4, 1912,
The family moved in 1919 to Carnegie where they have resided since.
a member of the Carnegie U. P. church.
Besides his parents, he is survived by two brothers: Edward
of New York
City and Robert at home. Roy H. OATES of Arabella street, McDonald,
Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon in the home, conducted
the Rev. George D. MUNRO, pastor of the Carnegie U. P. church.
in Robinson's Run cemetery.
George (Babe) RAVOIRA, 37, died at 3:00 a.m. Tuesday, January
11, 1944, in
his home in Manifold after a two-week illness of pneumonia.
Son of the late Louis and Delphine PICCO RAVOIRA, he was born
1906, in Manifold, where he had lived his entire life.
Mr. RAVOIRA was a stonemason by trade, but he operated the Manifold
Lincoln Hill bus for the past year and a half. He was a member
of the Loyal
Order of Moose and of the Eagles Lodge of Washington.
Surviving are two sisters: Josephine, at home, and Mrs.
of Cecil, and one brother, Joseph RAVOIRA, in the navy who has a San
Francisco post office address.
Funeral services are being held this Friday morning in the Immaculate
Conception church, Washington. Burial in the church cemetery.
Michael John VALENT, Sr., 70, died at 10:20 a.m. Sunday,
January 9, 1944,
in his home in Imperial, following a lingering illness. Mr. VALENT
six years ago as a coal miner.
He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Mary SIMKO VALENT; three sons:
VALENT of Imperial, Pvt. Michael Robert VALENT, Jr. (sic), a
war in Germany, and S 2/c Joseph W. VALENT, stationed at Sampson, N.
daughters: Mary, the wife of John C. MRENAK of R. D. 2, McDonald;
wife of Pvt. Stephen CHRISTIAN of Glenshaw; Susan, the wife of John
Ashtabula, Ohio; Agnes, the wife of William ORAVETZ of Imperial, and
Lena and Miss KATHRYN VALENT, at home. There are nine grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Wednesday morning with requiem high
mass in St.
Columbkille church, Imperial. Burial was in St. Columbkille's
Mrs. LoVenia HUGHES FRENCH, 77, died at 12:53 a.m. Friday,
January 7, 1944,
in her home, 124 Ada street, McDonald, following an 11-day illness
A daughter of the late Samuel and Anna E. CAMPBELL HUGHES, she
September 9, 1866 in Franklin. She and William T. FRENCH were
January 4, 1888 in Franklin by the Rev. A. J. MERCHANT and had resided
McDonald for over fifty years. Mr. FRENCH died February 12, 1938.
FRENCH was the last charter member of the McDonald Methodist church.
She is survived by a daughter, Miss Wilda RANDALL at home; a
Walter RANDALL, stationed in Australia; a sister-in-law, Mrs. R. L.
of Franklin. A son Jerris died in infancy.
Funeral services were held Monday afternoon in Pettit's Funeral
McDonald, conducted by the Rev. C. F. TAME, pastor of the McDonald
church. Burial was in Robinson's Run cemetery.
Jacob BODUREK, 58, died Monday morning, January 10, 1944,
in his home, 343
Coal street, McDonald, following a four-month illness.
He was born in Poland and came to the United States in 1907.
resided in Primrose before moving to McDonald.
Mr. BODUREK and Kathryn WHYTE were married about 35 years ago
Alphonsus church, McDonald. He had been employed by the Duquesne
Bronze Co., McDonald, at the time of his death.
Besides his wife, he is survived by a daughter, Ana, the wife
ALAKAMOVITCH of McDonald; two sons: Joseph BODUREK of Carnegie
Felix J. BODUREK, stationed overseas; a sister-in-law, Mrs. Joseph
of Mallory, W. Va. There is one grandchild. Two sons and
a daughter re
Funeral services were held this Thursday morning with requiem
high mass in
St. Alphonsus church, McDonald, intoned by the Rev. Father REILLY,
St. Patrick's church, Noblestown. Burial was in St. Patrick's
Alfred J. DHAYER, aged 82 years, 10 months, died at 2:30
January 10, 1944, in his home in Midway, following a brief illness.
A son of the late Mr. and Mrs. John B. DHAYER, he was born March
in Belgium and came to the United States about 50 years ago.
He had been a
resident of Midway the past fifty years.
He is survived by four daughters; Virginia, the wife of Alliance
of Carnegie, Mary, the wife of Jack DERBYSHIRE of Los Angeles, Calif.;
Dolphine the wife of Joseph BEAUDUIN, Sr., of Avella, and Tillie, the
of Edward H. MONTGOMERY, Sr. of Midway; three sons: John B. DHAYER
Midway, Oliver DHAYER of Hollidays Cove, W. Va., and James DHAYER of
two sisters: Mrs. Alex GAUTIER and Mrs. Louis VEYDT, both of
are 20 grandchildren and 33 great-grandchildren. His wife, the
Clemence THILMONT, preceded him in death.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday in the DHAYER
Midway, conducted by the Rev. Alfred HUBBARD, pastor of the Center
church Midway. Burial was in Center cemetery
From the McDonald Record-Outlook January 21,
Mrs. Anna FAUTH, 68, died at 10:10 p.m. Wednesday, January
18, 1944 in the
home of a niece, Mrs. Gregory B. STEIN, Imperial, following a brief
Besides Mrs. STEIN, she is survived by another niece, Mrs. George
of Imperial; two brothers; three sisters; two nephews: George
ROEDLER, both of Imperial, and a brother-in-law, Martin ROEDLER of
Her husband, Charles A. FAUTH, died 14 years ago.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 o'clock this Saturday
requiem high mass in St. Columbkille's church, Imperial, intoned by
Fr. L. R. KOLAKOWSKI. Burial will be in St. Martin's cemetery,
William S. BARNETT, 82, died at 7:20 a.m. Thursday, January
13, 1944, in
the home of his niece, Mrs. James M. PAXTON, Moninger. He had
been in poor
health for two months and in a serious condition the past ten days.
A son of the late Ephraim and Sarah WILLARD BARNETT, he was born
1862, on the BARNETT homestead in Chartiers township. He had
been a member
of the First Presbyterian church, McDonald, the past 30 years.
He is survived by one sister, Mrs. S. A. HENRY of Canonsburg.
Funeral services were held Saturday afternoon in a Canonsburg
conducted by the Rev. H. Ross HUME, pastor of the Canonsburg U. P.
assisted by the Rev. W.W. MORGAN, pastor of the First Presbyterian
Burial was in Miller's Run cemetery.
William Samuel MORROW, 77, died Sunday, January 16, 1944,
in his home at
Son of the late Rachel CUNNINGHAM and Samuel MORROW, he was born
1866, on the MORROW farm, near New Cumberland, W. Va., where he spent
early years of his life. He located at Florence 50 years ago
and had lived
Mr. MORROW was employed by the South Penn Oil Co. but had been
last 16 years. He was secretary of the Chestnut Ridge Cemetery
26 years. Mr. MORROW was a member of the Florence Presbyterian
He first married Mary JACKSON of King's creek, Washington county,
23 years ago. Later he married Anna RUTHERFORD of Steubenville,
Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon in the Florence
church, conducted by the pastor, the Rev. R. L. BIDDLE. Burial
Chestnut Ridge cemetery.
Mrs. Mary WALSH HOLAREN, 73, died suddenly of a heart attack
at 12:20 a.m.
Friday, January 14, 1944, in her home on the Venice road, McDonald.
A daughter of Margaret and Michael WALSH, she was born July 25,
Marietta, Ohio. She and Thomas J. HOLAREN were married 49 years
Marietta by the Rev. Father WOESMANN and had been residents of McDonald
vicinity for many years.
Besides her husband, she is survived by one brother, James WALSH
Cincinnati, Ohio; four sons: James M. HOLAREN of Ingram, Thomas
of Carnegie, Joseph M. HOLAREN of McDonald, and William C. HOLAREN
Plainfield, N. J.; three daughters: Mrs. Margaret BISSELL of
Miss Ann and Miss Holaren at home. There are eight grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Monday morning with requiem high mass
Alphonsus' church, McDonald, intoned by the Rev. Fr. Leo F. VANSTON,
Burial was in St. Patrick's Cemetery, Noblestown.
Criss KRAMER, 58, died at 4:00 p.m. Wednesday, January
12, 1944, in his
home in Midway, the result of injuries received two years ago in a
A son of the late Henry and Ernestine KRAMER, he was born September
1885, in Federal and had been a resident of Midway for almost forty
He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Rosena SHERMAN KRAMER, a daughter,
the wife of Daniel STITSEL of Ambridge; three sons: John KRAMER
Primrose, Earl KRAMER of Midway, and Ernest KRAMER at home; one sister,
James DHAYER of Avella; three brothers: Gustave KRAMER of Pineyfork,
Peter KRAMER of Avella, and Harry KRAMER of Aliquippa. There
Funeral services were held Friday afternoon in the Wilson funeral
Midway, conducted by the Rev. Alfred HUBBARD, pastor of the Center
Presbyterian church, Midway, assisted by the Rev. C. E. CHAPMAN, pastor
the Methodist church, Midway. Burial was in Center cemetery.
John W. NELSON, 49, of Cecil, died at 3:00 p.m. Monday,
January 17, 1944,in
St. Francis hospital, Pittsburgh, of injuries received in a mine accident
the National Mining Co's mine No. 3 at Muse earlier in the day.
crushed by a steel beam as he was working on a motor, which had left
tracks. A motorman working with him tried to assist but Mr. NELSON
A son of the late John Wesley and Margaret MERCER NELSON he was
January 28, 1894, and attended the Hickman school at Federal. He had
resident of Cecil the past 20 years. He and Janette TISSIER were
April 12, 1918, in Pittsburgh. Mr. NELSON was a member of the
of Cecil and the Moose and Eagles lodges of Canonsburg.
Besides his wife, he is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Mildred
Bridgeville; two sisters: Mrs. Rachel BIERMAN of Federal and
NELSON DELIERE of Cecil; two brothers: Henry NELSON of Etna and
NELSON of Ohio. There is one grandson, Charles SCHARDONG.
Funeral services are being held this Thursday afternoon in the
in Cecil. Burial in Melrose Cemetery, Bridgeville.
Rev. T. W. CORNELL, 93, died Wednesday afternoon, January
12, 1944, at West
He was born January 20, 1850, in Coshocton county, Ohio, the
Jonathan and Maria DICKERSON CORNELL. With the exception of several
his entire life was spent in Coshocton county.
He attended the county schools and the academy at West Bedford,
at the age of 22 he was licensed as a local preacher in the M. E. church
Danville. He was later ordained local deacon at Marysville, Tenn.
belonged to the conference but did w what was known as supply work.
four years he was pastor of a circuit, which included Bakersville,
and Orange. Other churches in the county at which he preached
New Castle, Walhonding, Keene, Bloomfield, Canal Lewisville, Warsaw,
Spring Mountain. Three years were spent in Tennessee. His
work was in Pennsylvania, where he preached at Greensboro and McDonald,
moving from the latter place to West Lafayette in 1917.
Rev. Mr. CORNELL served as treasurer of the village of West Lafayette
several terms and served two terms on the council. During that
president of the council, he served as mayor of West Lafayette for
of six months.
In 1869 he was married o Lillias BOWN, who died in 1812.
Two sons and one
daughter were born to this union. The daughter died at the age
of 11. The
two sons are John H. CORNELL of Sharpstown, Md., and Charles of Conesville,
In 1914 Rev. CORNELL was married to Ruth E. WADDELL of West Bedford
preceded him in death last April.
In addition to the two sons, several grandchildren and great-grandchildren
Rev. Mr. CORNELL was a member of the Trinity Methodist church,
Lafayette, and the Men's Bible class. He was also a member of
Three-Quarter Century club. During his later years writing poetry
Funeral services were held Friday afternoon in the Trinity Methodist
church, with the pastor, the Rev. S. P. OZMUM, officiating. Burial
the Sough Lawn Cemetery, Coshocton.
Mrs. Mary Sophia KENNEWEG HAMPSON, 66, died at 1:30 p.m.
18, 1944, in her home in the Valentour apartments, South McDonald street,
McDonald, following a brief illness.
A daughter of the late Christopher and Rosina VETTER KENNEWEG,
she was born
January 28, 1877, in Cecil township and had been a resident of McDonald
around sixty years. She had been an employee of the Belle Telephone
about 26 years, retiring two years ago. Mrs. HAMPSON was a charter
of the McDonald Methodist church and was also a member of the Dames
She is survived by five daughters: Myrtle, the wife of
the late Melvin
DODSON, and Ida, the wife of Richard BYERS, both of Homewood; Hilda,
wife of John COTTLE of McDonald, and Miss Marie and Miss Grace HAMPSON
home; one brother, Walter KENNEWEG of McDonald. There are nine
grandchildren and one great grandchild. Her husband, Walter,
died in 1907
and a son, William, died in 1915.
The body may be viewed at the Pettit Funeral home, McDonald,
p.m. this Friday. Funeral services will be held at 2:30 in the Methodist
church, conducted by the pastor, the Rev. C. F. TAME. Burial
will be in
Robinson's Run cemetery.