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Source: Daily Ohio Statesman
Date: Nov. 7, 1837
DIED, on Saturday, 21st inst., at his residence in Upper Toledo, Hon. John Baldwin, Judge of the Court of Common Pleas of Lucas county, after a short illness, with inflammation on the lungs.
     Mr. Baldwin was among the earliest settlers of this country, and his death is greatly to be lamented by his friends and neighbors.  Perhaps o family on the Maumee River during a residence of twenty years, a great portion of which time the country was a wilderness, has suffered more, or afforded more succour and aid to the new settlers, than John Baldwin, Sr. and his family, of whom the deceased was a son.  We trust our acquaintance with this man will long be remembered.  On the 26th September, 1831, we first visited the ground where Toledo now stands, and partook of the first meal at the hospital dwelling of the deceased, the only dwelling from Swan creek, now the upper end of Toledo, down to Maj. Stickney's residence, the lower part, except two log huts.  During our stay, which was to the 1st of October, we were treated by Judge B. and his family with great kindness and good feeling, who afforded us every facility in our research and examination of the country, and declined to receive any compensation directly or indirectly - Toledo Gazette.
Source: Daily Ohio Statesman
Date: Nov. 7, 1837
"OBITUARY - Samuel Hicks, one of our most respectable merchants, died this morning at his residence, No. 245, Broadway - Mr. H. was one of the firm of Samuel Hick & Son one of the oldest and most eminent houses in this city.  He was a member of the Society of Friends - a man of integrity and benevolence - an honor to his calling, and to the city.  The loss of such men is ever to be deplored.  But it is the common lot." - N. Y. Com. Adv.
     The death of this worthy man is much to be lamented, and especially to be regretted by the citizens of Toledo.  Mr. Hicks and sons became largely interested in this city in the summer of 1835, and have contributed greatly to the building up the place - They have done much by their presence and capital to the constructing of the Erie and Kalamazoo Rail Road, and although we have lost the aid and support of the most able capitalists of the place, we hope and trust his sons will make good his place. - Toledo Gazette.
Source: New York Times
Dated: September 25, 1839
In Maumee City, Ohio, on the 11d ult. at the residence of S. T. Hosmer, Mrs. Clarissa Backus, formerly of Oxford, in the 70th year of her age.  Mrs. Backus has resided among us for more than two years during  which time she had greatly endeared herself to a large circle of friends, by her warm hearted social qualities, and her temperament of almost unintermitted cheerfulness.  Her friends and acquaintances will long mourn her loss.  But they will not mourn as those without hope.  She had been for many years a member of the Episcopal Church, and in her life adorned the profession of Godliness.  Hers was not merely the Christianity of profession but exhibited itself in these charities that were ____ in the life of her Devine Master. - [Maumee Express]

     At Eaton, Madison county, on the 10th inst. Mr. Mark Riley Chubbuck, formerly of this village, (and brother of Mr. Levi Chubbuck,) aged 27 years.

Source: Trenton State Gazette - New Jersey
Dated: Apr. 19, 1850

     JUDGE WILKINSON - This gentleman died at his residence in Maumee City on the 7th inst.  He was well known in the northwest portion of Ohio, was a volunteer in the army on the Niagara frontier and participated in the battle of Lundy's Lane.

Source: Daily Ohio Statesman - Ohio
Date: May 8, 1852
     July 24th, in Washington township, Lucas county, Ohio, LEROY JACKSON, only child of John P. and Nancy M. Lewis, aged one year five months and 4 days.
Source:  Boston Evening Transcript - Massachusetts
Dated Dec. 4, 1854
DEATH of SILAS W. WILDER.   This excellent man and good printer, well known and universally esteemed by all "the craft" in this city and vicinity, died at Toledo, Ohio on the 26th ult. of consumption.  Mr. Wilder was a native of Ashburnham, in this State, and learned his trade in the Worcester Spy office.  He successively published the Woodsocket (R.I.) Patriot the Norfolk Democrat at Dedham the Pathfinder and the Carpet Bag at Boston.  Mr. Wilder was connected for a few months with the Commonwealth newspaper, in this city, and removed to Toledo about two years since, where he located as one of the publishers of the Toledo Republican.  He leaves a wife and three children who receive, as they deserve the sympathies of the community among whom they so recently settled.
  The Boston Franklin Typographical Society, of which the deceased had been President, on Saturday evening, passed the following resolutions.
     Resolved, That it is with deep sorrow we have learned of the demise of our late friend and former President of this Association, Mr. Silas W. Wilder at Toledo, Ohio.  Possessing those qualities and virtues which adorn the human character in a marked degree his death must be keenly felt by all who had the pleasure of his acquaintance.
     Resolved.  That we sincerely sympathize with the widow and children of our deceased friend, who by this prog___t affection have to mourn the loss of a faithful and devoted husband and father.
     Resolved.   That the various papers in this city be requested to publish these resolves.
Source:  Philadelphia Inquirer - Pennsylvania
Dated: Jan. 5, 1865
(Among other news)....
     The only sister of Chief Justice Chase died at Toledo, Ohio, last week.
Source:  The Inter Ocean - Illinois
Dated: Sept. 7, 1876
TOLEDO, Ohio, Sept. 6 - The funeral of the Hon Daniel Segur, who took his own life by shooting, yesterday, takes place tomorrow.  The City Council of which body the deceased was for some time President, held a special session tonight to take appropriate action.
Source:  Age-Herald - Alabama
Dated: Aug. 12, 1900
CRAZED BY HEAT - An Ohio Woman Drank Carbolic Acid and Died
TOLEDO, OHIO - August 11, - Minnie Muener, despondent and crazed by heat, drank carbolic acid today and died in a few hours. 
Source: San Jose Mercury News - San Jose, California
Dated: Mar. 6, 1901
DIED IN OHIO - Former San Jose Postal Clerk Dead.
Henry F. Machin
succumbs to dread disease in Eastern Home.
News has been received in this city the death of Henry F. Machin, formerly paying clerk of the money order department in the San Jose Postoffice, at his home in Toledo, Ohio.
     The deceased was connected with the postal service in the Eat for many years, and came to this city last April, having been transferred to the San Jose office by his superiors, with the hope that a change of climate would enable him to recover from consumption, with which he was afflicted.  He remained in the local office in the money department until November, when, his health continuing to fail, he returned to his home in Toledo, where he died February 28th form the dread disease for whose cure he had come to San Jose.
     The dead man was highly esteemed by his fellow workers in the local office and made many friends during his stay in this city.  He was about seventy-seven years of age and was a most efficient official, having a splendid record standing to his credit in the East as well as in the local service.
Source: Worcester Daily Spy - Massachusetts
Dated Apr. 17, 1902
     Mrs. Sarah L. Williams, who died at Toledo, Ohio, Sunday, founded and edited the Ballot Box, in advocacy of woman suffrage.  Her husband, the late Joseph R. Williams was proprietor and editor of the Toledo Blade, one of the best known newspapers of Ohio.
Source:  St. Albans Daily Messenger - Vermont
Dated: July 13, 1904
Samuel M. ("Golden Rule") Jones, mayor of Toledo, Ohio, died last night.
Source:  Philadelphia Inquirer - Pennsylvania
Dated:  Jul. 31, 1905
TWO MORE TO GUNBOAT'S DEAD - The Victims of the Bennington Disaster is now 64.
SAN DIEGO, Cal. July 30 - Two more names were added today to the list of dead in the Bennington disaster, making total dead 64.
     R. C. Gries, whose home is given as Toledo, Ohio, died this afternoon after being unconscious for about twenty-four hours.
     Peter Nielman, carpenter's mate, died this evening.
Source: Duluth News - Tribune - Minnesota
Dated: Nov. 8, 1907
     DES MOINES, Ia. - Nov. 7 - William D. Clarke, father of the famous baseball players, Fred Clarke of Pittsburg, and Josh Clarke of Toledo, Ohio, died here today, aged 79 years.
Source:  Columbus Daily Enquirer - Georgia
Dated: Aug. 29, 1909
O. K.'s SON - Was Buried at Toledo, Ohio, Where He Died Last Sunday.
     Chicago, Aug. 28, - Cornelius Kendall, youngest son of Orrin Kendall, from whose Initials the one of "O. K." (meaning "all right") is said to have sprung, was buried yesterday in Toledo, O., his death having taken place there the latter part of the week.
     During the civil war Mr. Kendall was a member of the Chicago Board of Trade battery, and was also a member of the firm of Kendall & Sons, whose bakery was in Chicago.
     The firm furnished crackers and bread for the army, and on the crackers were the initials "O.K."  These crackers are said to have been the only ones the army relished and the expression, "these are all right" later developed into "these are O. K."
Source:  Duluth News-Tribune - Minnesota
Dated: Oct. 2, 1909
     There recently died in Toledo, Ohio, a son of the late Orria Kendall, from whose initials the use of "O.K.," meaning all right, is said to have sprung.  The father, during the Civil war, was the head of the firm of O. Kendall & Sons, bakers of Chicago.  This firm furnished card tack for the army, on which were stamped the initials "O.K.".
Source: Idaho Statesman - Idaho
Dated: Oct. 20, 1918
American Casualties Reported Yesterday
(among others)
Source: Macon Weekly Telegraph - Georgia
Dated: Feb. 18, 1921
     The funeral of T. Gray Goodwyn, aged 67 years, who died in Toledo, Ohio, Tuesday, February 15,  will be held this (Friday) at 12 o'clock north from Burghard's chapel, 718 Cherrry street, Rev. Charles H. Lee, rector of St. Paul's Episcopal Church, officiating.  Interment will be in Roke Hill cemetery,  Mr. Goodwyn was for many years a resident of this city, and at one time was a member of city council.  Besides his wife, he is survived by one daughter, Miss Gray Goodwyn of this city; one brother, Jack Goodwyn of Detroit, and one sister Mrs. T. E. Artope of Macon.  St. O____ Commandery will  have charge of the services at the grave.
Source:  Macon Weekly Telegraph - Georgia
Dated: Feb. 16, 1921
    Former Resident of Macon Will Be Buried today in Louisville, Ky.
     T. Gray Goodwyn, for many years a resident of Macon, died suddenly yesterday morning at Toledo, Ohio, telegrams received in the city by Mrs. T. E. Artope, his sister, and Miss Gray Goodwyn, his daughter, announced.
     Mr. Goodwyn was 57 years of age.  He was the son of Dr. John Goodwyn, for many years one of the best known druggists in Middle Georgia.  The elder Dr. Goodwyn occupied the corner store at Cotton avenue an Cherry street for many years and his son was in the business.
     Mr. Goodwyn was married to Miss Hattie Rodgers, a sister of W. R. Rogers, Jr., and one daughter Miss Gray Goodwyn of Macon survives.  Two years ago he married Miss Francesca Gibbose of Louisville, Ky.  Mr. Goodwyn moved away from Macon twelve years ago.  He has been a representative of the Bristol - Meyers Co., of New York.
     He is survived by his wife, by his daughter, Miss Goodwyn of Macon; by one brother, Jack Goodwyn of Detroit, and by a sister, Mrs. T. F. Artope, of Macon.
     Funeral services will be held today at Louisville in charge of the Masons.
Source:  Belleville News Democrat - Illinois
Dated: Nov. 15, 1921
- The body of Mrs. Eliza Patterson Beck, who died in Toledo, Ohio, is at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Sargent, 409 South 11th street, where funeral arrangements will be held at 1:30 p.m. Thursday.  Interment will be in Walnut Hill Cemetery.
Source: Forth Worth Star - Telegram - Texas
Dated: Sept. 25, 1922
Rifle Wound Fatal.
     ADRIAN, Mich - Sept. 25, - Cecil T. Jones, 28, of Toledo, Ohio, died here today from a rifle wound inflicted by Frank Fellers, 63, a farmer, when Jones and a companion refused to take their row boat from waters adjoining Feller's property.  Fellers is in jail.
Source: Dallas Morning News
Dated: June 12, 1930
Ohio Newspaper Man dies Suddenly Here.
     Adelbert J. Moss, 74, for the last thirty years of the Toledo (Ohio) Blade, died suddenly Wednesday at a Dallas hospital.  He was at one time also associated with the Detroit Free Press.
     Mr. Moss accompanied by his wife, had been visiting his daughter, Mrs. George J. Kurtz, 6308 Gaston Avenue, for the last week.  He is survived also by two sons, Dr. B. J. Moss, East Tawas, Mich., and Dr. B. B. Moss, Little Rock, Ark.
     Burial will be in Toledo.
Source:  Dallas Morning News - Texas
Dated:  Jan. 1, 1937
Funeral Set on Friday for Byron W. Crane.
Funeral services for Byron W. Crane, 4533 Lorraine, branch manager for Texas of the Owens Illinois Glass Company, who died in Toledo, Ohio, Wednesday, will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at the Ed. C. Smith Funeral Chapel.  Dr. Graham Frank, pastor Central Christian Church of which Mr. Crane was a member, will officiate.  Burial will be in Hillcrest Cemetery.  Pallbearers will be Mark H. West, James E. Norton, Ernest E. Ferguson, Allen Merriam, R. G. Soper, George L. Dahl, J. Howard Payne, and Harry S. Moss.
The body will arrive in Dallas early Friday accompanied by Mrs. Crane and Mr. Crane's sister, Miss Charlotte C. Crane, Kansas City, together with officials of the company including A. W. Sherwood, vice-president; L. M. Thompson, Southern divisional manager, both of Toledo; Ralph Flynn, manager of the Detroit branch, and Mrs. Flynn, Ray Smith, manager of the Kansas City branch, Mr. and Mrs. Richard J. Schaffer, Miss Natalie Green, all of Kansas City and Overton Thompson, manager of the Nashville branch.
Source: Dallas Morning News - Texas
Dated: Aug. 22, 1940
Mother of Dallasite Succumbs in Ohio
     Mrs. Ella Katzenmeyer, mother of Mrs. Z. K. Brinkerhoff of 5416 Swiss, died Wednesday in Toledo, Ohio.  Burial will be Friday in Upper Sandusky, Ohio.  Other survivors live in the North and East.
Source:  Dallas Morning News - Texas
Dated: Oct. 9, 1949
Michigan Rites Set for Traffic Victim.
     Private funeral services will be held in Adrian, Mich., this week for William Harrison Taylor, 61, western division sales manager for Toledo Steel Products Company in Toledo, Ohio.
     Taylor died in Dallas Friday from injuries suffered Sept. 19, when he walked into a Dallas Railway & Terminal bus.  This was the city's nineteenth motor vehicle accident this year.  Taylor  wa attending a convention here.
     He is survived by his wife; a daughter, Mrs. George Nufer; a son, William Taylor, Jr., both of Adrian, and two sisters, Mrs. Archer Robb of Adrian and Mrs. Peter Tazelaar of Evansville, Ind.
Source: Dallas Morning News - Texas
Dated: May 11, 1962
Eight Perish In Ohio Blaze
Toledo, Ohio (AP) - Eight persons died Thursday in an explosion and fire that wrecked a chemical plant near downtown Toledo.  Two other plant employes were unaccounted for more than eight hours after blasts.
     At least 41 persons were injured when the Maumee Chemical Co., plant exploded and burst into flames.  Three victims were dead on arrival at two Toledo hospitals.  Five others were discovered as firemen dug through the smoking debris.
Source: Dallas Morning News - Texas
Dated: Oct. 13, 1967
Charles J. LaMarr
Graveside services for Charles J. LaMarr, 54, formerly executive chief at Brookhaven Country Club here, will be held at 2:30 p.m. Saturday in Cavalry Hill Cemetery.
     LaMarr, a native of Toledo, Ohio, died Monday in New Orleans, La., where he was working as executive chef of the Monteleon Hotel.  He  had been living in New Orleans about two years.
     Survivors:  Wife; six sons, John LaMarr, Mike LaMarr; Jerry LaMarr and Parks LaMarr of New Orleans,  Larry LaMarr of Farmers Branch and Carrol LaMarr of Carrollton, and two daughters, Miss Judy LaMarr of New Orleans and Mrs. Bobby Gilbert  of Jackson, Miss.
Source:   Dallas Morning News - Texas
Dated:: Dec. 10, 1969
Mrs. Sally Neill.  Funeral services for Mrs. Sally McAulay Neill, 52 of 3525 McFarlin, a Dallas resident for seven years, will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the First Church of Religious Science.  Burial will be in Ottawa hills, Memorial Park at Toledo, Ohio.
     Mrs. Neill died here Sunday.
     A native of Glasgow, Scotland, she formerly lived in Toledo for 20 years.  She had attended Toledo University, Ohio State University and Southern Methodist University, Ohio State University and Southern Methodist University.
     Mrs. Neill was director of Youth-Drama Groups and a worker for Mental Health Organization of Dallas.
     She is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Norman Dolgin of Toledo, and one grandchild.
Source:  to be added soon

Emily Cadaret

Toledo Pioneer
Born in Log Cabin

     Mrs. Emily Delina Cadaret, 98, a pioneer Toledoan with 208 descendants died Sunday in Crow's Rest Haven.
     Before entering the rest home nearly three years ago, Mrs. Cadaret lived in the 1300 block of Front Street.  She was born in a log cabin on Summit Street, near Walnut Street.
     Mrs. Cadaret frequently recalled that in her childhood the Indians plied the Maumee River in canoes and docked them on the river bank in an area where the present Cherry Street bridge is located.
     The family tilled land along Water Street.  Her father Thomas Druillard, operated one of the first hotels in this part of the states.  It was on a slope between what now is Cherry Street and Water Street.
     Surviving are sons, William of Toledo, and Paul, of Grand Rapids, Mich.; daughter, Mrs. Margaret Matzinger, Orlando, Fla.; 25 grandchildren, 30 great grandchildren; and 150 great-great-grandchildren.
     Services will be Thursday at 10 a.m. in the Clegg Mortuary, with burial in Forest Cemetery.

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