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Oltman, William A. – Obituary

William A. Oltman, 82, resident of Marion township, died at Major Hospital at 1:15 this morning following an illness of six months. Born near Hope March 31, 1873, Mr. Oltman, a farmer, had spent most of his life in Shelby county. His parents were Dirk and Susan (Reed) Oltman. He was a member of the Haw Patch Baptist Church near Clifford. In 1898 he was married to Emma Stoughton whose death occurred in 1933. He is survived by four children. Mrs. Bertha Hughes, and Robert S. Oltman, of this city, Mrs. Bessie Stoughton, Greenfield, and Mrs. Mary Bennett of Marion township. Also surviving are three brothers, George E. Oltman of this city, John H. Oltman, Jackson township and Harvey Oltman, Vero Beach, Florida. There are 10 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren. Funeral services, in charge of the Ewing mortuary, will be held at 2:00 p.m. Monday at the Blue River Separate Baptist Church near Marietta. Burial will be in the Conover cemetery. Friends may call at the mortuary after noon Sunday. The Shelbyville News, Saturday, August 13, 1955 Contributed by: Shelli...

Nading, Goldie May Parks – Obituary

Mrs. Walter (Golda) Nading died at her home in Flat Rock Sunday afternoon [January 12, 1919] at 1:30 o’clock. Her death was caused by influenza, with which she had suffered for one week. Mrs. Nading was 29 years old and has been a resident of Flat Rock for six years. Before her marriage to Mr. Nading her home was in Marion, Indiana. She leaves her husband, two little girls, age five and two, her parents, Mr. and Mrs. James Parks, of Marion, Indiana, four brothers, three in service and one sister. The funeral services will be held at her late home in Flat Rock Tuesday morning at 10 o’clock, Rev. J. L. Meyer will officiate. The body will be taken to Marion, Indiana where short funeral services will be held Wednesday and interment will be made in Marion Cemetery. The Shelbyville Republican, January 13, 1919 Contributed by: Shelli...

Biography of Earl J. Andrews

Andrews, Earl J.; architect and builder; born, Wilmington, O., Nov. 16, 1882; son of William Garner and Rachel Seal Andrews; educated, Marion, Ind., high school and Marion Normal & Science College; married, Canton, O., April 10, 1904, Birdette Wertenberger; learned carpenter’s trade in Cleveland during summer vacations and in 1903 finished trade and took up drawing and de-signing at the same time following practical building work; in 1905 started in business for myself; was the first Cleveland architect to dispense with sub-contractors and employ my own labor and material, thus eliminating annoyance to clients in dealing with a great number of men; have built 60 high grade houses in the neighborhood of Wade Park ranging from $8,000.00 to $30,000.00, in the last six years; high grade homes are my specialty and I make that class of work a study for the comfort of the owners down to the servants. Business blocks, factories and apartments are entirely out of my line. I have never once failed to deliver a home complete upon the specified time; the whole secret of this is the absolute command of all trades during construction; member Chamber of Commerce, Builder’s Exchange, Al Koran Temple Mystic Shrine, Cour De Leon Commandery; member Athletic, Automobile, Country and Manufacturer’s Clubs; recreation, howling in winter months and baseball fan (33rd’), and some golf; my parents were natives of Ohio; my father was raised on a farm; in 1892 he moved to Marion, Ind., and engaged in the hay and grain shipping business; my father retired from business two years ago and bought back his old homestead farm in Clinton Co.;...

Biographical Sketch of James Arthur Loughry

Loughry, James Arthur; dentist; born, Johnstown, Pa., Nov. 30, 1881; son of Clark Hawkins and Emma Louise Cooper Loughry; educated, Elyria, O., public school, and graduate of High School, 1899; Ohio State University dental education; received degree of D. D. S., 1904; married, Marion, Ind., Dec. 25, 1906, Edith Johnson; one son, James Richard Loughry; member National Dental Ass’n, Ohio State Dental Society, Northern Ohio Dental Ass’n, and Cleveland Dental Society; member Psi Omega Dental Fraternity, and Euclid...

Biography of Hanmond R. Heal

Hanmond R. Heal is enrolled among the progressive young business men of Coffeyville, where he is secretary and treasurer of the Kansas Oil Refining Company. An Indiana man by birth, be grew up and received his education in that state, and has been a resident of Kansas the past twelve years. In that time he has acquitted himself creditably in every business and civic relation. He comes of an old Pennsylvania family, the Heals having come from England and settled in that state during the colonial days. Mr. Heal was born at Marion, Grant County. Indiana, January 18, 1884. His father William E. Heal, who was born in Indiana in 1856, served as county treasurer of Grant County, and in 1902 moved to Kansas, being connected with the Sunflower Glass Company of Coffeyville for a number of years. Since 1910 his home has been in Washington, D. C., where he is in the government service. He is a standpat republican and a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church. William E. Heal married Nancy E. Parrill, who was born in Grant County, Indiana, in 1850 and died at Marion in that county in 1905. Her children were: Orion B., who is district manager for the S. H. Kress Company at Chattanooga, Tennessee; Hammond R.; Elva, wife of C. C. Blue, district agent of the Gypsi Oil Company at Cleveland, Oklahoma; and Jessie, wife of C. A. King, who is connected with the Alluwee Oil Company at Coffeyville. Educated in the public schools of Grant County, Indiana, and graduating from the Marion High School in 1903, H. R. Heal after another...

Biography of John Wilson Bogue, Hon.

Hon. John Wilson Bogue. It is not possible for every man to succeed in both business and public life. Each line of endeavor demands certain specific characteristics, and few there are who have so many differentiating ones, or are capable of adapting those which they possess so as to make them eminently fitting for divergent avenues of progress. Conditions in any live community are exacting; they demand much from the citizens of a prosperous and growing city before they are crowned with success. But there are some men who seem possessed in equal degree of the qualities which make for achievement in both business and public affairs, and in this connection mention is due of Hon. John Wilson Bogue, mayor of Neodesha, and president and manager of the V. V. V. Brick and Tile Company, one of the city’s leading and growing industries. John Wilson Bogue was born at Marion, Indiana, September 2, 1868, and is a son of Thomas and Emily (Wilson) Bogue. The Bogue family springs from France, in which country, in 1786, was born the grandfather of John W. Bogue, Barnaby Bogue. He was a young man when he came to America and settled in the Carolinas and subsequently became a pioneer of Marion, Grant County, Indiana, where the remainder of his life was passed in farming and where his death occurred in 1846. He married Millie Baldwin, who was born in Indiana and passed her life there, and they became the parents of the following children: Thomas, Robert, William, Jonathan, Jesse, Mrs. Noah Heinz and Mrs. Allen Pemberton. Jesse resided at Fairmount, Indiana, and is...

Biography of Miss Neva M. Scott

The self-supporting woman of today wants to work for and deserve whatever success may come to her. These women are not asking for favors. All they want is fair competition. Formerly all that the self-supporting woman could hope for was to make a living, but since the World war the forward march of working women has taken on new life and women are everywhere measuring up to new standards. It is not enough that they take care of their own needs. In addition to this they must contribute something for the betterment of the world and in doing so they become bigger women and are better qualified to do bigger work at their desks. Among the successful self-supporting women of Bartlesville, Oklahoma, is numbered Miss Neva M. Scott. She was born in Cattaraugus county, New York, her parents being John T. and Olive (Myers) Scott, the former a native of New Jersey, while the mother’s birth occurred in Pennsylvania. The father was an oil producer of Illinois, from which state he removed with his wife and family to Oklahoma in 1910, and settled at Bartlesville. He and his family now live in a fine brick home, which is situated on Osage and Seventh streets, Bartlesville, Oklahoma. Neva M. Scott acquired her early education in the public schools of Toledo, Ohio, passing through consecutive grades to the high school, after which she took up the profession of teaching in Marion, Indiana. She later became a pupil in the State Normal College at Terre Haute, Indiana and the Marion Normal College of Marion, Indiana. She lacked but a few weeks of...

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