Adams County History & Genealogy

Adams County, Ohio Articles

"In the news..." 1906

A.L. Blake vs. Alice Blake is the style of a divorce suit filed in the Common Pleas court Monday. The parties reside in this [county].

Robuck & McClung, pension attorneys, received notice that Mary A. Miller, widow of the late John W. Miller, of Peebles had been granted a pension of $8 per month.

In recounting the accident resulting in the death of young, Edward McCann, in our last issue we had been misinformed as to the place of burial. The interment took place in the Odd Fellows cemetery here instead of the Foster cemetery. Mr. McCann also informs us that he called a physician the day following the accident.

James Ramsey and son, Lepote, who both died at Manchester last week, were at one time respectible citizens of this [Sprigg] township.

SOURCE: People's Defender, West Union, Adams Co OH; January 11, 1906