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Soldiers buried in county

Norwalk Reflector Staff • Oct 29, 2015 at 12:44 PM

MAY 30, 1914

The top stories in the Norwalk Reflector-Herald on this date 93 years ago:

Do you know many Revolutionary Soldiers are buried in this county?

Here is a list of men buried in Huron County who fought in the war of the Revolution. The list has been prepared after endless search by the ladies of Martha Pitkin chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, and the hope is expressed that a flag and a wreath will be placed on each grave Decoration Day by those who dwell near them:

Isaac Sampson, Phineas Stephens, John Knapp, Hurbinimus Mingus, Kenelin Winslow, Elijah Pollock, Paul Pigsley, Benjamin Reed, Joseph Ransom, Charles Eastman, Eli Halladay, William Johnson, Timothy Foot, Michael Mason, Adam Myers, Conrad Nestle, Jonas Bemis, Josiah Ward, Robert Wells, Morgan Young, Solomon Parsons, Phillip Sutton, Phinus Swartz, John Taylor, Allen Watrous, Benjamin Drake, Michel Mead, James Brooks, Benjamin Wolcott, Abner Baker, Rev. David Higgins, Sergent Michael Parks, Ebenezer H. Cook, Daniel Bishop, Prince Haskell, William Furnace, Timothy Taylor, Asa Wheeler Sr., Noah Norton, Luther Cooley Sr., Sbadsen Husted, Thaddeus Raymond, Asa Mins, David Courtright, Julius Terry, Samuel Raymond, Moses Sutton, Luke Rowland, Alonzo Bishop, Alva Palmer, Major David Underbill, Joseph Cook, Aseph Cook, Ephraim Fish, Joseph Strong.

Communion set is dedicated

The special service for the dedication of the communion set presented to the Universalist Church by I.W. Goodell in memory of his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. I. W. Bostwick, and his mother, Mrs. Mary Goodell, last evening was a very pleasing affair and largely attended.

Rev. William Couden, until very recently pastor of the church, was here to conduct the service, being assisted by the new pastor, Rev. Allen Brown. Mr. Couden paid beautiful eulogies to Mr. and Mrs. Bostwick and Mrs. Goodell.

The set consists of a handsome oak table and a vase, matching the baptismal fount. Both the table and vase are richly carved and exquisitely finished. Carved in the table are words of Christ uttered to his disciples at their last supper, "In Remembrance of me."

Visit makes second trip

A number of Norwalk men expect to go to Upper Sandusky early in June to attend the 34th annual reunion of the Ohio Association of Union Ex-Prisoners of War, which will be held there June 9 and 10. A fine program has been arranged and the courtesies extended to the visitors include an auto ride around town. Norwalk men who are ex-prisoners of the Civil War are the following well-known citizens: Marion Lester, Clark Canfield, E.P. Snyder, Wm. C. Penfield and Charles Stacey. So far as it is possible to learn, this completes the list. These men were prisoners at either Andersonville, Ga. Or at Belle Isle, Va. and still tell stirring tales of the days spent there.

Compiled by Andy Prutsok

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