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New historic Ohio Newspapers now online at the Library of Congress

COLUMBUS— The Ohio History Connection is pleased to announce that 9 more historic Ohio newspapers have been digitized and uploaded to the Library of Congress’s Chronicling America website at http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov thanks to a $248,600 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities. The National Digital Newspaper Program in Ohio, part of the National Digital Newspaper Program developed… Read More »

Neva Louise Wilson

Neva Louise Wilson, age 79, passed away on Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018 at the Four Winds Nursing Facility in Jackson, Ohio. She was born on July 25, 1939 in Ava, Ohio to the late Loren Edwin Geary and Ruby Alice (Phelps) Enos. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a son,… Read More »

Gilbert Wayne Rice

Gilbert Wayne Rice, age 95, of Jackson passed away on Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018 at the Jenkins Community Care Facility in Wellston. He was born on Jan. 25, 1923 in Jackson, Ohio to the late William Gilbert Rice and Florence (Gilson) Rice. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife… Read More »

Carol L. Sharrock

Carol L. Sharrock (nee Rice), 84, of Elyria, died Dec. 13, 2018 in her home. She was born Sept. 9, 1934 in Jackson, Ohio and was a 1952 graduate of Jackson High School. In 1956 she received a Bachelor of Education Degree in Music with a major in piano from Ohio University. While in college… Read More »

Barbara Anne Walton

Barbara Anne Walton, age 91, of Wellston, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018 at Four Winds Community in Jackson, Ohio. She was born June 18, 1927 in Dayton, Ohio, daughter of the late Charles Clyburn and Margaret East Clyburn. Barbara retired from Austin Powder Company. She loved to travel and she enjoyed working with flowers… Read More »

Betty Carmen Riegel

On Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018, Betty Carmen Riegel, a long-time resident of Jackson, Ohio, loving wife and mother, went home to be with the Lord at the age of 68. Betty passed away in her home in Jackson, Ohio surrounded by her beloved friends and family. She was born on June 28, 1950 in Williamson,… Read More »

Bernard Edward “Ned” Niehoff

Bernard Edward “Ned” Niehoff passed away Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018 at Mt. Carmel East Hospital in Columbus. He was born in Saginaw, Michigan on June 17, 1931 to the late Bernard Ralph Niehoff and Edna Mary (Freeman) Niehoff. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Nancy (Haslett) Niehoff; daughter, Cynthia Niehoff; son, Gregory… Read More »

Gladys M. Caudill

Gladys M. Caudill, born June 8, 1945, passed away on Nov. 29, 2018. She was preceded in death by her parents, Roscoe and Lexie Simpson. Surviving her are beloved husband, Chuck, and adored son, Jay (Tracy) Evans; two grandsons, six granddaughters, three great-granddaughters and four great-grandsons. She also leaves five sisters, Mary (John) Clark of… Read More »

Mae F. Payne Gueltig Ring

Mae F. Payne Gueltig Ring, 92, of Wellston, Ohio, passed away on Friday morning, Dec. 7, 2018, at Erlanger Medical Center in Chattanooga, Tennessee. She was born at Glen Avenue in Sciotoville, Ohio, March 9, 1926, to the late James and Audrey Cahoon Payne. At the age of two, she moved to Jackson County. She… Read More »

Wilma Jean Dixon

Wilma Jean Dixon, age 94, passed away Dec. 9, 2018, beside her loved ones at Mount Carmel East Hospital in Columbus, OH. Wilma was born June 17, 1924 in Wellston, OH to the late Jessie Evera Coyle and William Cornelius Coyle. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Charles… Read More »

Paul S. Beatty

Paul S. Beatty, of Jackson, Ohio, transitioned into heaven on Monday, Dec. 10, 2018. He was born in Jackson County, Ohio on Feb. 9, 1934 to the late Allen Lloyd Beatty and Anna Fair (Ward) Beatty. Besides his parents he was preceded in death by two children, Judy and Barry Beatty; and sisters, Phyllis Turner… Read More »

Betty Carmen Riegel

On Saturday December 8th, 2018, Betty Carmen Riegel, a long time resident of Jackson, Ohio, loving wife, and mother went home to be with the Lord at the age of 68. Betty passed away in her home in Jackson, Ohio surrounded by her beloved friends and family. She was born on June 28th, 1950 in… Read More »

John Robert Waugh

John Robert Waugh of Athens Street in Jackson, passed away Dec. 6, 2018 at Holzer Medical Center in Jackson. He was born in Jackson on Aug. 28, 1942 to Chauncey Hogan Waugh and Margaret Jones Waugh who preceded him in death. He had seven brothers and four sisters. Those preceding him in death include his… Read More »

Patricia Jean (Swain) Williams

Patricia Jean (Swain) Williams, was born Sept. 30, 1950, and passed away on Dec. 2, 2018. She was a wonderful mother of two children, Brandina (Williams) Molt (Lonnie); and Leonard Charles Edward Williams (Charlie). She was known as “Pat Pat” to three grandchildren: Ashton, Alec and Sophie Grace. She was a sweet, kind lady, loved… Read More »

Ernest G. White

Ernest G. White (Ernie, Gerald, Whitey, The Gas Man) passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018 surrounded by his family in the home he built. Gerald was born Dec. 25, 1925 to the late Noble T. and Minnie Pearl (Nicolet) White and was raised on The Franklin Valley Orchard in the Four Mile area… Read More »

Juanita Kay Troutman

Juanita Kay Troutman, age 56, of Jackson, passed away on Sunday, Dec. 2, 2018 at Adena Regional Medical Center in Chillicothe. She was born on May 30, 1962 in Columbus, Ohio to Adrian Howard Troutman and Dorothy Jean (Smith) Troutman, who preceded her in death. She is survived by her daughter, Amanda (Rick Jr.) Sprouse-Messer;… Read More »