Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Charles W. Williams, 1876-1959

Dresden Area Ex-Farmer Dies at 82

Charles W. Williams, 82, former resident of Dresden Route 2, died at 1:55 p.m. Monday in Bethesda Hospital where he had been a patient since May 2.

 A retired farmer and carpenter, he was a patient in the Twilight Nursing Home in Dresden from November until he entered the hospital. He was born July 23, 1876, near Dresden, a son of James Finley and Phoebe Blunt Williams, and was the last survivor of their family of six sons and three daughters. His wife, Mayme, died in 1922.

 Mr. Williams is survived by a son, J. Henry Williams of 1677 Linden avenue; a daughter, Mrs. Robert Lichty of Columbus, and three grandchildren.

The body was removed to the Baughman and Sons Funeral Home in Dresden where friends may call after noon Tuesday. Services will be held there at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday with the Rev. A. Dale Sowers officiating. Burial will be in Dresden Cemetery.

  The Times Recorder – Zanesville, Ohio – May 12, 1959

Saturday, March 6, 2010

Mrs. Ivan Gilmore

Well Known Resident of Dresden Succombs

The funeral of Mrs. Ivan Glimore (sic - Gilmore), aged 40, well known resident of Dresden, who died Friday midnight, will be conducted at 2 o'clock Monday afternoon. Interment in Dresden cemetery.

Besides her husband, she is survived by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Levi Butler, and the following sisters and brothers: Mrs. Daniel Diefenbach of Columbus, Mrs. George West and Levi, Cleve, Ward, Daniel and Robert Butler all of Dresden.

(The Times Recorder - Zanesville, OH - March 10, 1924)

Friday, January 1, 2010

Mrs. C.S. Hertherington

Dresden Woman Died Suddenly

An attack from acute asthma resulted in the sudden death of Mrs. C.S. Hetherington, aged 51, a former resident of Dresden, which occured in Columbus at 10 o'clock Wednesday night. The body will be taken to Dresden for funeral services and burial.

Besides her husband, Mrs. Hetherington is survived by one son, Elbert of the home; her mother, Mrs. David Birch of Dresden, and by the following brothers and sisters: Earl Birch of Pittsburg, Calif.; Carl Birch of Dresden, and Mrs. B.V. Smith of this city.

The Zanesville Signal - January 24, 1924

Thursday, December 31, 2009

Addison E. Griffin

An illness from a complication of diseases resulted in the death of Addison E. Griffin, aged 28, a well known resident of Dresden, at his home there at 1:45 o'clock Saturday morning. He had been in failing health for several weeks. The funeral will be conducted at the home of his sister, Mrs. Sherman Wright in Dresden, at 2 o'clock Sunday afternoon and internment will be made in the Dresden cemetery.

Mr. Griffin is survived by one daughter, Miss Edna Griffin of Coshocton; his father, Milton Griffin and by one sister and two brothers: Mrs. Sherman Wright and Herbert Griffin, both of Dresden, and Jay Griffin of this city.

The Zanesville Signal - January 6, 1924

Sunday, December 27, 2009

Joseph Ogle

Sad Casualty -Mr. Joseph Ogle, a citizen of Dresden in this county, was so seriously injured by the falling of the timbers of a building on Saturday last, as to cause his death in three hours after. The deceased, with others, was engaged in removing the building known as the "Furnace Stable," when owing to the giving or slipping of some of the timbers, a portion fell upon, crushing, and lacerating him in a horrid manner.

He leaves a large family and numerous connections and friends to mourn his sudden demise. The funeral procession on Sabbath _est; it is said was the largest ever known in the place.

From: The Zanesville Daily Courier - April 6, 1861

Sylvester F. Williams

S.F. Williams Is Taken By Death at Dresden Home
Well Known Farmer Succombs Thursday Night-Funeral Saturday Afternoon

S.F. Williams, aged 52, a lifelong resident of Dresden died Thursday evening at the family home. He was one of the best known members of the community in which he lived and was a member of the M E Church.

Surviving him are his widow and fourteen children, Harley, Clarence, Ethel, Mary, Gladys, Lena, Roy, Stella, Clayton, Frank, Chester, Warren, Marjorie and Rhea, all of the home; three sisters, Mrs. Iva Mattingly, Mrs. Georgia Quigley and Miss Laura Williams of near Dresden; also five brothers, Ellsworth, John, Noah, Charles and Senior, of the Dresden vicinity.

Mr. Williams was a farmer by occupation. He died on the 23rd anniversary of his marriage to Miss Glenna Holbein, who survives. Funeral services will be held 3 o'clock Saturday afternoon from the M E Church at Dresden and burial will be made in the Dresden cemetery.

(Zanesville Times Recorder - September 4, 1926)

Glenna Williams, 1885-1967

Resident of Dresden Dies At 81 

Mrs. Glenna L. Williams, 81, of Dresden, died at 7:20 p.m. Wednesday (Aug. 30) at Good Samaritan Hospital where she had been a patient since Friday. She had been ill a year.

Born Dec. 13, 1885, in Madison Township, she was the daughter of Conrad and Clara Frances McGee Holbein. Her husband, Sylvester Williams, died Sept. 2, 1926.

She was a member of Dresden Methodist Church, its WSCS and Senior Citizens Club of Dresden.

Surviving are five sons, Harley of Dresden, Roy and Frank of Columbus and Clayton and Chester of Frazeysburg; five daughters, Mrs. Clifford (Mary) Seenes of Trinway, Mrs. Carson (Ethel) Stuller and Mrs. Ernest (Marjorie) Rodgers, both of Dresden and Mrs. Meyer (Gladys) Schwartz and Mrs. James (Rhea) Norris, both of Phoenix, Ariz.; a sister Mrs. Virgie Hill of Zanesville; 42 grandchildren and 48 great-grandchildren. Two sons, two daughters and two sisters are deceased.

The body was taken to Baughman Funeral Home in Dresden.

(The Times Recorder - August 31, 1967)