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Area Obituaries

O.H. HUFFMAN

February 1, 1900 |

O.H. HUFFMAN WAS BORN IN ASHLAND COUNTY, OHIO, IN 1832 AND DIED AT HIS HOME IN DELPHOS, MONDAY EVENING, JANUARY 29, 1900. HE HAD BEEN SICK BUT A FEW DAYS AND DEATH WAS DUE TO A GENERAL FAILING OF HIS POWERS. MR. HUFFMAN CAME TO IOWA MANY YEARS AGO LOCATING IN HENRY COUNTY, WHERE HE…

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JAMES INGRAM

January 4, 1900 |

ONE OF THE OLD CITIZENS OF RINGGOLD COUNTY, MR. JAMES INGRAM PASSED AWAY THURSDAY, DECEMBER 28, 1899, AT THE HOME OF HIS DAUGHTER, MRS. G.F. LESAN, IN POE TOWNSHIP. MR. INGRAM WAS BORN IN MORROWSHIRE NEAR ABERDEEN, SCOTLAND, APRIL 11, 1812. HE OBTAINED HIS EDUCATION AND SPENT HIS EARLY LIFE IN HIS NATIVE COUNTRY, AND…

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BERTIE GERMAN BASSETT

January 4, 1900 |

BERTIE BOMINNA GERMAN WAS BORN IN MERCER COUNTY, IL MAY 9, 1868. SHE CAME TO IOWA IN 1873 AND WAS MARRIED TO BARDEN BASSETT DECEMBER 25, 1887. THIS UNION WAS BLESSED WITH FIVE CHILDREN. FOUR CHILDREN, HER FATHER, TWO SISTERS, ONE BROTHER AND THE BEREAVED HUSBAND SURVIVE HER AND MOURN THIS GREAT LOSS. SHE DIED…

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THOMAS HUGHES

January 4, 1900 |

THOMAS HUGHES, ONE OF THE OLDEST SETTLERS OF RINGGOLD COUNTY, DIED SUDDENLY OF HEART FAILURE TUESDAY MORNING AT HIS HOME IN LOTTS CREEK TOWNSHIP. HE HAD GONE TO THE BARN TO CARE FOR THE STOCK AND IT WAS THERE THAT DEATH’S SUMMONS FOUND HIM. BECOMING ALARMED AT HIS PROLONGED ABSENCE HIS SONS STARTED IN SEARCH…

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