Richland County, Ohio
October 22, 1887

Mr. Stoner, an old gentleman of 84 years, died at his home a mile south of Ganges on Monday and was buried on Tuesday.

Shelby Times Newspaper
October 29, 1887


John Stoner was born in Lancaster County, Pa., November 30th, 1803. Moved to Richland County, Ohio in 1854, departed this life October 18th, 1887, aged 83 years 10 months and 18 days. Father Stoner united with the church when a young man, in the communion of which he lived and died. He leaves four children to mourn his death. Their loss is his gain. "Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord."

Both obituaries were found on microfiche. The Shelby Times Newspaper dated October 29, 1887 is located on microfiche at the Shelby County Library in Shelby County, Ohio. The obituary from the Richland County Newspaper dated October 22, 1887 is located on microfiche at the Richland County Library in Richland County, Ohio.


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