Daily Archives: March 8, 2012

1886 Jackson County Ohio Chattel Tax List

The 1886 Jackson County Chattel Tax assessment was extracted from the lists that appeared in the Jackson Journal newspaper. Keep in mind that this is a chattel tax list and is thus more comprehensive than just a land tax list. These lists are also important because there is no 1890 regular Federal census for Jackson county due to the… Read More »

James Michael “Mike” Scurlock

James Michael “Mike” Scurlock, age 73, of Wellston, passed away Thursday, March 8, 2012, at the Holzer Medical Center ER in Jackson, Ohio. He was born November 30, 1938 in Trent, Michigan, the son of the late James Hugh Scurlock and Margaret L. Kleinhans Scurlock. Mike was the owner and operator of Mike’s B.P. Station… Read More »

Mary Jane (Murphy) Hunter

Mary Jane (Murphy) Hunter, age 52, of Jackson, Ohio, passed away March 8, 2012 at her home. Mary Jane was born June 24, 1959 in Gallipolis, Ohio. She was the daughter of the late Martha (Evans) Murphy and John A, Murphy, Sr. She was married to John Hunter, Sr. who survives her. Mary Jane was… Read More »

John F. Edwards, Jr.

John F. Edwards Jr., 75, lost his battle with cancer on Wednesday morning, March 7, 2012, at his home in Vinton County. He was born in Wellston, Ohio, on February 14, 1937, son of the late John F. and Mabel Hollingshead Edwards. He was an Army veteran during the Korean War and a retired truck… Read More »