Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Wordless Wednesday

abt 1935 Hopkins Family Reunion @ Oliver Hopkins' Farm in Laings, Monroe County, Ohio

Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Tombstone Tuesday ~ Mary Ann Murphy Conlin & daughter Lizzie

Mary Ann Murphy was born 28 December 1843 in Airdrie, Lanarkshire, Scotland to John & Marion Young Murphy.  Mary Ann married Bernard Conlin 16 July 1869 in Auchinleck, Ayrshire, Scotland.  Mary & Bernard had their first two children, Patrick & Marion in Scotland.  They had Catherine in Wadsworth, Medina County, Ohio and then went back to Scotland for a few years where they had three more children, Margaret, Mary & John.  When they came back to Medina County, Ohio, they had one last child, Lizzie.  Shortly thereafter, it seems that Mary and Bernard separated, but never divorced. Mary died 17 March 1908 in Akron, Summit County, Ohio.  Mary is buried in Woodlawn Cemetery in Wadsworth with her daughter Lizzie who died of small pox in 1893.
Bernard died a few years before Mary and is buried near his brother, Peter Conlin, in a now unmarked grave in Doylestown, Wayne County, Ohio.

Tuesday, August 2, 2011

Tombstone Tuesday ~ Charles Henry & Dollie Salicia Littrick Stone

Charles Henry Stone was born 22 November 1907 in Columbus, Hickman County, Kentucky to James Henry & May Belle Wells Stone.  Charles was their 8th child.  Dollie Salicia Littrick was born 23 February 1909 in Ottawa, Putnam County, Ohio to Carrie Belle Littrick.  Dollie's father is unknown.  
Charles and a few of his siblings came to Akron, Summit County, Ohio sometime between 1920 and 1928 looking for work.  Charles got a job at Goodyear in Akron.  Dollie came to Akron with her family by 1919.  After Dollie graduated from High School she obtained a job at Goodyear, where thru friends, Charles and Dollie met.  They were married 13 October 1928 in Summit County.  Charles and Dollie made their home in Akron and had two girls, Ethel and Helen.  
Charles passed away 13 August 1971 in Akron and Dollie passed away 16 February 2000 in Stow, Summit County, Ohio.  They are buried together at Greenlawn Memorial Park in Akron.