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Genealogical Abstracts September 1996

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ARMSTRONG, BRANDT, BROWN, BUBECK, CHRISTIAN, DAVIS, DETRICK, HEFT, HOMER, HORN, KENDALL, PEQUINOT, SCHELLHASE, VOISARD appeared on Wednesday, September 4, 1996

Darke Co. Genealogical Society will meet Sunday, September 22, 1996 at 2:00 PM at Garst Museum. Edward Hess of Greenville will be the speaker.

Mrs. Art BRANDT recently celebrated her 80th birthday.

The Stillwater Watershed Project has scheduled the annual fall float in Miami Co. for September 12, 1996. It is open to the public and free of charge. Reservations are required; contact 513-548-1715 or 513-335-7666 by September 9th to register. Agenda highlights include a presentation by local historian, Jim Oda, on the history of the Stillwater River.

WEDDING:
Brenda S. ARMSTRONG, d/o Glen and Gaynell ARMSTRONG of Versailles, married Anthony T. HORN on Apr. 27, 1996 at Holy Trinity Church in Chandler, AZ. The couple will reside in Mesa, AZ.

DEATH:
Sharon E. BUBECK, 54, of Versailles and formerly of Troy, died August 29, 1996 in Versailles. Born August 4, 1942 in Troy, d/o Myron and Lillian DAVIS KENDALL. Husband: Leslie Lee BUBECK. Burial in Brock Cemetery.

In th e A While Ago column:

10 years ago:
Mr. and Mrs. Vincent DETRICK celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary. Area death; Forest CHRISTIAN 73.

25 years ago:
Val HEFT celebrated his 90th birthday.
Area death: Robert PEQUINOT.

50 years ago:
Area deaths: Lillis A. VOISARD 73, Sarah E. SCHELLHASE 65, E. Mach HOMER 58, William O. BROWN 71.


ALLAIRE, ALTHOFF, ANTRIM, AUSTIN, BELL, BERGER, BIGHAM, BORING, BURNETT, CORDONNIER, DEAN, HEATH, KNAPKE, LAWRENCE, MANGEN, MATTHIEU, MILNER, OWENS, PARIN, PEQUINOT, PITSENBARGER, RICE, RICHARD, RIKE, SIMONS, STAMMEN, TEETS appeared on Wednesday, September 11, 1996

Annual St. Peters Service this Sunday (September 15) at 2:30 PM. The church is located on St. Peters Rd. off 185 between Webster and Versailles. Pastor Dan BELL of Trinity Lutheran in Versailles will conduct the service. The church was built in 1850 and services continued there until 1905. There is an adjacent cemetery. "Everyone is invited to come and remember the past by singing the old hymns accompanied by Karen LAWRENCE on the old pump organ. This is an opportunity to meet with families and friends of St. Peters members and listen to stories of long ago."

20th BERGER reunion--
The descendants of the late Eugene and Ruth BERGER held their annual reunion at Heritage Park on Sunday, September 8. In attendance from Versailles were: Joe and Luella BERGER, Shirley and Leroy CORDONNIER, Judy and Steve CORDONNIER with children Alex and Stephanie, Sheryle and Dan SIMONS, June and Jenny PARIN, Janet and Floyd PITSENBARGER, Jeff and Linda PITSENBARGER and children Kami, Kyle, and Kara , Peg and Mark RICHARD and children Zac, Jon, Roxanne, Dominic, and Damien, Julie BORING and Betty BIGHAM. Those from out of town were: Joan and Ed BERGER of Dayton, Jeff and Kim MILNER and children Rachel and Jake of Fairfield, James RICE of Vandalia, Marcia ALLAIRE of Troy, Marlene OWENS and Max BURNETT of Dayton, Linda and Tom DEAN of Englewood and Bob BERGER of Cincinnati. Oldest person attending was James RICE, age 84. Next reunion will be the 2nd Sunday in September, 1997.

Deaths:
Shirley L. AUSTIN, 84, died September 2, 1996 at Bellefontaine. She formerly lived in the Middleburg-West Mansfield area. Born July 21, 1912 in Middleburg to Elmer Orlanda and Irma Louise ANTRIM HEATH. First husband; James F. TEETS. Second husband; Harold T. AUSTIN. Burial in Middleburg Cemetery.

Patricia L. MATTHIEU, 53, of Union, died September 4, 1996 in Columbus, Ohio. Husband; Paul MATTHIEU. Burial in Riverside Cemetery, West Milton.

In the A While Ago column:

10 years ago:
Mr. and Mrs. George MANGEN celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary.

25 years ago:
Herman ALTHOFF celebrated his 86th birthday.
Area deaths: Mrs. Leona KNAPKE 80, Albert STAMMEN 80, Robert PEQUINOT 71.

50 years ago:
Mrs. Emma RIKE celebrated her 95th birthday.


ALEXANDER, ASH, BATTY, BERGER, BILLENSTEIN, BLAKELEY, DE MANGE, DUES, ECHEMAN, EVINGER, FIELDS, FRANCIS, GARIETY, GLYNN, GOUBEAUX, GREWER, GRIESHOP, GRILLOT, HENRY, HOYING, KLOTH, LECHLEITER, MAGOTO, MARSHALL, MEYER< /a>, MILLER, MONNIER, MONNIN, MURRAY, OVERHOLSER, PAULUS, PELTIER, PHILPOT, REDMAN, REILLY, ROSENGARTEN, SCHMIEDING, SCHULZE, SCHWARTZ, SIMMONS, SIMON, SONDERMAN, VOISARD, WATREN, WICK appeared on Wednesday, September 18, 1996

Fort St. Clair Historical Days will be held September 28-29, in Eaton. Hours are 9 AM - 6PM on Saturday and 9 AM - 5 PM on Sunday. Fee is $2; kids under 12 free.

Russia High School class of '46 held their 50th class reunion in August. Those attending were: Rose VOISARD HENRY, Julia GLYNN BILLENSTEIN, Emily MONNIN GRILLOT, Norma SIMON DUES, Virginia PELTIER ROSENGARTEN, Adele MONNIER KLOTH, Mary Lou GOUBEAUX SCHULZE, Marjorie MONNIN HOYING, Mary Edna MONNIN LECHLEITER, Norma Jean FRANCIS MAGOTO, Helen REDMAN, Mary Jo SONDERMAN, Patricia MONNIN DE_MANGE, Floyd ECHEMAN, Edwin L. PAULUS, Francis BATTY, Paul GARIETY, Norbert L. SIMON, Leo J. O'REILLY, Herman MARSHALL, Dorvan PHILPOT, Lowell FRANCIS, James MONNIN, Thomas SCHWARTZ, Joe ALEXANDER, John MAGOTO.

Anniversary:
Junior and Naomi MILLER SIMMONS of Versailles are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married September 21, 1946 in Greenville. Junior is the s/o Felix and Loree SIMMONS. Naomi is the d/o Ray an d Esta MILLER (of Greenville.)

Engagement:
Jacqueline Kay GRIESHOP, d/o Frank and Jean GRIESHOP of Versailles, will marry Daniel Paul WATREN, s/o Tom and Charlene WATREN of Versailles. An October wedding is planned at St. Remy Church.

Deaths:
Edward L. SCHMIEDING, 79, of Greenville, died September 14, 1996. Born 27 February 1917 in Wabash Tp., Yorkshire, s/o Carl F. and Vera I. WICK SCHMIEDING. Burial at Greenlawn.

Gale R. BLAKELEY, 66, of Versailles, died September 13, 1996 in Greenville. Born 4 July 1930 at North Star, s/o Leonard L. and Grace MURRAY BLAKELEY. Spouse: Mona Lou BERGER. Burial at St. Valbert's.

In the A While Ago column:

10 years ago:
Mr. and Mrs. Henry MEYER of Russia celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary.
Area deaths: Maglorie J. BERGER 79, Elmer W. GREWER 73, Lucille FIELDS 85.

25 years ago:
Mr. and Mrs. Paul EVINGER had a public sale and moved to Hawaii.
Area deaths: Robert F. AS H 62, Joseph E. OVERHOLSER 55.


ALLREAD, BARGA, BERGER, BEY, BRUMBAUGH, COTTRELL, DERR, FRANTZ, GAERKE, GRILLOT, GUNN, HART, KELCH, KIMMEL, LAUB, LIETTE, LONG, MCGLINCH, MCGREEVY, MILLER, SHAWLER, SMITH, SNAP, WENNING, WIERHOLZER, YORK appeared on Wednesday, September 25, 1996

Anniversaries:
Cyril and Helena LIETTE FRANTZ of Versailles will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married September 24, 1946 at St. Louis Church, North Star.

Harold (Bob) and Bernadette SHAWLER of Covington will be celebrating their 50th Wedding Anniversary on September 28, 1996. They were married at St. Denis Church in Versailles. Bob is the s/o the late Charles and Cora SHAWLER of Piqua. Bernadette is the d/o the late Urban and Mary BERGER of Versailles.

Engagements:
Paula MILLER, d/o Robert and Mary MILLER of Versailles will marry Lane KELCH, s/o Betty and Julius WIERHOLZER and the late Valbert KELCH. The wedding will be in October at St. Nicholas Church, Osgood.

Julie Marie YORK and Jason James GAERKE will be married October 5, 1996 at St. Peter and Paul Church, Newport. Julie is the d/o Stephan Earl and Bonnie Ann YORK of Russia. Jason is the s/o James Clarence and Dolores Alvira GAERKE of Houston.

Death:
Claribel M. LAUB, 83, di ed September 17, 1996 in Versailles. She was born August 16, 1913 in Versailles; d/o John and Lula GUNN KIMMEL. Spouse: Herbert J. LAUB. Burial in Miami Memorial Park Cemetery.

In the A While Ago column:

10 years ago:
Area deaths: Keith ALLREAD 47, Elmer L. (Jim) BEY 74, K.L. HART 15, Isadore H. WENNING 67, Leonard C. MCGLINCH 89, Gertie COTTRELL 102, and Harold E. MILLER 57.

25 years ago:
Area deaths: John Henry SMITH 87 and Robert Daniel BRUMBAUGH 56.

50 years ago:
Mr. and Mrs. John MCGREEVY, and sons, Harry and John Jr. were awakened early when dogs were heard in their flock of sixty head of sheep.
Sam LONG celebrated his 80th birthday at his home on Virginia St.
Dr. Willard J. BARGA was attending the 34th annual short course for veterinarians at Perdue University, Lafayette, IN.
Capt. Stephan F. GRILLOT was stationed in Heidelberg, Germany.
Area death: Sylvanus SNAP DERR 62.




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