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Jackson, Elizabeth

Mrs. Elizabeth Jackson born Maryland near Fort Cumberland; died 3 Oct. 1842, 56 years, Van Buren, Iowa Territory; married 1804 to Jacob Jackson who died 7 Oct. 1842, age 62 years; emigrated to Perry County, Ohio in 1805.

Source:  Abstracts of Obituaries in Western Christian Advocate, 1834-1850 – paper dated 6 Jan. 1843
Submitter:  Sue Saylor

Jackson, Jacob

Jacob Jackson born near Fort Cumberland, MD, died 7 Oct, 1842, 62 years, Van Buren County, Iowa Territory; married 1804 to Elizabeth who died 3 Oct. 1842; emigrated to Perry County, Ohio 1805)

Source:  Abstracts of Obituaries in Western Christian Advocate, 1834-1850 – paper dated 6 Jan. 1843
Submitter:  Sue Saylor

James, Wilmer

In Memoriam: In memory of Wilmer James, who passed away a year ago today, May 18, 1933.

Wife and Son
Father and Mother
Sister and Brother

Source: The People's Advocate, May 18, 1934
Submitter: Rob Dishon

Jaynes, George

Rev. George Jaynes, age 75 year a former resident of this place, died at his home in Newark last Saturday of ailments due to his advanced age. Funeral was held in that city Monday and interment made in the Shawnee Cemetery Monday afternoon. The deceased is survived by his wife and three daughters, Mrs. Almeda Thomas, Mrs. Esther Ponsor, Mrs. Edna Vicker and three sons, William Clarence, Roy and Harland and a large number of other relatives, many of whom are still living in Shawnee.

Source: The People's Advocate, April 20, 1934
Submitter: Rob Dishon

Jaynes, James

Roseville Man Dies in Hospital Monday Morning
James Jaynes Succumbs to Stomach Ailment---Church Funeral Thursday

Funeral services for James Jaynes, 48, of Roseville, who died late Monday morning at Good Samaritan hospital after a 10 months' illness of a stomach ailment, will be held at 2 o'clock Thursday afternoon at Roseville M.E. church with Rev. Mr. Stephenson in charge. Burial will be made in Rose Hill cemetery.  Mr. Jaynes was a former resident of Shawnee and was a member of the M.E. church there. He was a valued employee of the Nelson-McCoy Pottery company plant at Roseville and is survived by his widow and five children; Donald, Evelyn, Rosalee, William and James, Jr., all at home in Roseville; his father, Joseph Jaynes, one sister, Mrs. Mae Robinett, three brothers, John, George and William, all of Shawnee.  Those wishing to view the remains may do so by calling at the home, as the casket will not be opened at the church.  The body rests at the Cannon & Cannon funeral home in Roseville, but will be removed to the late home.

Source:  unknown.  Submitter says he died 1 Feb 1932.

Jaynes, John Charles

Charles Jaynes, Sr., 69, died at his home in Shawnee Wednesday after a long illness resulting from an injury suffered 20 years ago.
He is survived by one son, Charles Jaynes, Jr.; two brothers, George of Shawnee and William of Columbus; one sister, Mrs. Mayme Robinette of Shawnee, and a grand-daughter, Wanda Jaynes.Funeral services will be held at 2:30 P. M. Sunday at the Shawnee Methodist Church, with Rev. Roland G. Carter officiating. Burial will be made in Maplewood Cemetery, New Lexington, by the
Shawnee Funeral Service.

Source:  unknown.  Submitter says he died 17 Jul 1940.

Jaynes, Joseph

Joseph Jaynes, was born in Fayette County, Pennsylvania, on April 6, 1848 and died at Springfield, Ohio on December 3, 1934. He was married to Mattie Jordon in Kentucky, spent the major part of his sojourn in Shawnee, Ohio and the remaining few years in Springfield. The deceased was the father of eight children: Samuel, John, James, William George, Charley, Frank and Maye. His wife and four sons Samuel, James, Charley and Frank preceded him in death. Throughout his life Mr. Jaynes maintained a vital interest in the things pertaining to Godliness; and ardent student of the scriptures, a firm believer in future life he held membership in the Church of God and was a member of the Masonic order. The days of his pilgrimage reached beyond the scriptural fourscore at the time of departure he was aged 86 years, and 8 months. He is survived by his three sons, John, William and George and daughter Mrs. Maye Robinette, ten grandchildren and one great grandchild. Funeral services were conducted by Rev Fredric Ross and interment made in the Shawnee Cemetery.

Source: The People's Advocate, December 14, 1934
Submitter: Rob Dishon

Jaynes, Sarah M.

Mrs. Sarah M. Jaynes, 64, died at her home in Shawnee late Tuesday following a seven months' illness of complications.  A native of Gloustershire, England, Mrs. Jaynes came to this country when 11 years old.  Besides her husband, John C. Jaynes, she is survived by a son, Charles, Shawnee, two sisters, Mrs. Mary Peyton and Mrs. Phoebe Leaver, Shawnee, and four brothers, Thomas Moulton, Newark, Walter Moulton, New Straitsville, John and Joe Moulton, Shawnee: a grand-daughter and several nieces and nephews.  Funeral services will be conducted from the Methodist church at Shawnee, of which Mrs. Jaynes was a member, Saturday afternoon at 2 o'clock with Rev. John Dickhaut in charge.  Burial will be in Maplewood cemetery, New Lexington.

Source:  unknown.  Submitter gives a date of 27 Dec 1938.

Jaynes, William

William Jaynes Dies in Logan.

William Jaynes, 72, died Saturday evening after a long illness, at the home of a daughter, Mrs. Katherine Cummins in Logan.  Surviving are a son, Thomas of Lansing, Mich; two daughters, Mrs.Cummins and Mrs. Thelma Leaman of Columbus; and a sister, Mrs. Mayme Robinette of Shawnee.  Funeral services will be held at 2 o'clock Tuesday afternoon at the P.R. Givvon funeral home,Shawnee. Rev. Raymond A.Moore will officiate, and burial will be in Shawnee cemetery.  The body is at the funeral home.

Source:  Zanesville Times Recorder, 17 Jan 1949.

Johnson, Jennie E.

Jennie E. Johnson, 79, of Saltlick Township, passed away Saturday, Aug. 28, 2004, at the home of her daughter in New Straitsville. She was born Sept. 14, 1924, in Congo, the daughter of the late Mike and Mary Peters Lucas Sr. She enjoyed spending time outdoors and she raised a variety of wild animals. Surviving are daughters, Linda (Donald) Sines and Patricia Darst, both of New Straitsville; brothers, Mike Lucas Sr. and William Lucas Sr., both of Corning; a sister, Julia Johnson of South Carolina; five grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Julius Lucas; and a sister, Mary Varga. According to Jennie's wishes, her body was cremated and a private family memorial was held. Those wishing may make memorials to Fairhope Hospice, 1111 E. Main St., Lancaster, OH 43130. Arrangements are entrusted to the J.E. Humphrey Funeral Home, Shawnee.

Source: Zanesville Times Recorder, September 2, 2004

Johnson, John

Funeral services for John Johnson to be Thursday - Funeral services for John Henry Johnson, 85, who died in New Straitsville, will be held in the Mills & Brown Funeral Home in New Straitsville at 2 p. m. Thursday.  Mr. Johnson is survived by his wife, Bertha Elizabeth Johnson; 2 sons, Samuel of Somerset and John of Shawnee and a daughter, Mrs. Ella Smith of Brooklyn, New York; 18 grandchildren; 27 great grandchildren; a brother, James Johnson of New Straitsville; 2 sisters, Mrs. Levi Gresinger of New Straitsville and Mrs. Melissa Bennett of Dayton.  Burial will be in the New Straitsville Cemetery. 

Source:  Logan Daily News, Wednesday, August 18, 1954
Submitter:  Sue Saylor

Johnston, Hattie Loella

Hattie Johnston Called By Death.  Corning, O.-Mrs. Hattie Loella Johnston, 72, died at midnight Monday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Clyde Marshall, on Glouster Rt. 1.  Mrs. Johnston had been ill one year.  Surviving in addition to the daughter at whose home she died, are one sister, Mrs. Estella Camp of Northeast, Pa.; one brother, Curtis Southwick, of St. Clairsville, N. Y., and one half sister, Mrs. Amil Saxton of Thornville, Pa.  Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at the U.B. church here.  Rev. Spurgeon Metzler of Circleville and Rev. Arthur Shonkwiler of Corning.  Burial will be in New Lexington cemetery by J. G. Blower.

Source: The Times Recorder, Zanesville, Oh., Jan 24, 1940

Jones, Anna Jenkins

Mr. and Mrs. John Bigrigg, Mrs. Fannie Bird, Mrs. Harry Baker, Morgan Jenkins, and Roll McLaughlin attended the funeral of Mrs. Anna Jenkins Jones in Crooksville, Sunday.  The Funeral of Mrs. Anna Jenkins Jones, formerly of this place was held in Crooksville Sunday afternoon.  The deceased was well known here. She was the daughter of Mrs. Arthur Bigrigg.

Source: The People's Advocate, June 21, 1934
Submitter: Rob Dishon

Jones, Henry

Henry Jones, 73, pioneer resident of Shawnee, died at his home there after a long illness.

Source:  Zanesville, Times Signal – Sunday Dec. 27, 1936
Submitter:  Sue Saylor

Jones, Lela

Mrs. Lela Jones, 39, died at 6:45 p.m. Monday, at her home, 964 Harvey Street (Zanesville, Ohio) after a year's illness with complications. A native of Anniston, Alabama, Mrs. Jones had lived in Zanesville about 30 years. She was a member of the Union Baptist church.  Surviving are two sons, Ferdinand and Frederick of the home, four daughters, Mrs. Mary Brumley, Viola, Sue Ann and Joyce Jones all of the home; four brothers, Jesse Roberts of Anniston, Alabama; Leroy Roberts of Canton, Ohio; Lavell Roberts of St. Louis, Missouri and Walter Roberts of Zanesville; two sisters, Mrs. Anna Graves, Zanesville and Mrs. Evelyn Henderson of Chicago, Illinois. The body has been removed to the Keck Funeral Home.

Source: The Times Recorder, Tuesday, February 10, 1948 (Woodlawn cemetery. Former resident of Rendville) 
Submitter: Sue Saylor

Jordan, Mattie

MATTIE JORDAN was born in Lawrence County, Kentucky Aug.19, 1848 and died in Shawnee, O. on Aug. 22, 1912, aged 64 years and 3 days.  On November 6, 1868 she was united in marriage to Mr. Joseph Jaynes.  Of this union eight children were born of which number six are now living, John, James, George, William, Frank, and Mrs. May Robinette.  With her family she came to Shawnee in 1878, where she has since resided.  She was converted in the Church of God and was a member of that church until it disbanded.  For some years she had been a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church.  She was a quiet, unassuming woman and commanded the highest respect of her neighbors and friends.  She leaves behind in the earth life the husband, six children and four grand children.  The funeral service was held in the M.E. church Sunday afternoon at one o'clock, conducted by Rev. William Hamrick and Rev. C. E. Turley.  Burial in the Shawnee cemetery.

Source:  unknown.

Joseph, Azar

Azar Joseph, well known here, died in a hospital in Zanesville Wednesday morning. The deceased formerly conducted a confectionary in the room occupied by H. Ellis’ Hardware Store.

Source: The People's Advocate, April 13, 1934
Submitter: Rob Dishon

Joyce, John M.

Perry County Native Dies
Joliet, Ill. – Services will be held Saturday for John M. Joyce, Sr., 80, founder and board chairman of the Seven – Up Bottling Co. and former resident of Columbus, Ohio.  Joyce, a resident of Joliet for the past 25 years, died Wednesday in Miami Beach, Fla. A native of Perry County, Ohio, Joyce founded the bottling firm in 1935 and later headed Seven – Up facilities in Chicago, Joliet, Ill.; Madison, Wis.; Peoria, Ill.; Washington, D. C. and Manhattan, N. Y.

Source: (The Times Recorder (Zanesville, Ohio), Dec. 12, 1964.