This post was contributed to the Crawford County Chapter of OGS by Kristina Stearley as part of the Florence Siefert Scrapbook in 2010.
The scrapbook is compiled from undated, unidentified newspaper clippings involving events in the lives of Crawford County citizens living in or having connections to New Washington, Tiro, Shelby, Sulphur Springs, Chatfield, Bucyrus, Ashland, Mansfield, and other areas. Only minimal spelling or punctuation corrections were made. Unreadable areas are shown by underlines, dots &/or question marks. This collection has been scanned, “optical character recognized” (OCR’d), proofed, then coded for HTML by volunteers of the Crawford County Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society. Since the copies are not of the best quality errors may have been made. Please contact us if you find corrections needing to be made or can verify any missing dates which could be added.
Passes Into the Great Beyond.
On Friday morning of last week the friends of Geo. T. High at this place were shocked to learn of his death at Pickerington, Ohio. Mr. High was well and favorably known at this place, his kind disposition and sterling qualities gaining for him a legion of friends who mourn his departure.
His youth and boyhood days were spent at this place, following various vocations and finally taking to railroad telegraphy, at which he was employed with the C. H. & D. Railroad Co. at Toledo, previous to his death. He secured employment with the above named company shortly after he left this place and remained a steady and trusted employee of same until Nov. 1, when ill health, which proved to be consumption, forced him to take a vacation.
The deceased was born Feb. 17, 1870 and died Dec. 30, 1898. He leaves a wife and two small children to mourn the untimely departure of a loving husband and father.