Selected Families and Individuals


Thornton Vance

According to the Ohio online death certificate index, Thornton Vance was married at the time of his death.

Agnes Burkhart

Researcher Betty Hartley gives a date of death of 1 Jan 1962 for Alice A. Burkhart Vance, but the 1966 obituary of Mary Reischman Burkhart lists her as a surviving daughter.

Raphael Thomas Jefferis

BARNESVILLE, O. -- Raphael Thomas “Ray” Jefferis, 61, died at Barnesville hospital Friday [22 Aug 1958] at 4:15 p.m. following a stroke five days ago. He was born near Temperanceville on March 27, 1897, the son of John P. and Mary O’Brian Jefferis. On Aug. 29, 1923, he was married to Miss Marcella Stella Burkhart, who survives. He was a resident of Barnesville Atlas Star route, a farmer, and a member of the Church of the Assumption at Barnesville.
Surviving in addition to his widow are four sons, Wayne and Francis of Barnesville, Thomas of Wheeling, and Eugene of Columbus; two grandchildren, Mark Eugene and Thomas Joseph Jefferis; two brothers, John of Barnesville Route 3 and Regis of Atlas Star route; five sisters, Miss Vera Jefferis and Miss Anna Jefferis of Canton, Mrs. Leonard Finelli of Columbus, Mrs. Harold Hall and Mrs. George Barrett of Barnesville.
Friends may call at the Campbell funeral home in Barnesville after 1 p.m. Saturday, where Rosary will be recited Saturday at 7 p.m. Funeral services will be held Monday at 9 a.m. at the Church of Assumption with Fr. Cornelius Gallagher officiating. Burial in Catholic cemetery, Barnesville.

Marcella Stella Burkhart

Obituary (from Betty Hartley):
Marcella S. Jefferis, 83, 58481 Wright Road, Barnesville, died at her
home Saturday, December 10, 1988. She was born August 27, 1905 in
Ozark, daughter of the late Joseph and Mary Reischman Burkhart. She
was a member of the Assumption Catholic Church.
Her husband, Rayphael, preceded her in death in 1958; also one sister,
Alice Burkhart. Surviving are four sons, Eugene of Westerville, Francis,
Tom and Wayne all of Barnesville; two brothers, Oliver Burkhart of Con-
necticut and Paul Burkhart, Barnesville; two sisters, Agnes Vance of Colum-
bus and Clara Mayberry of Mt. Olivet; 10 grandchildren and 16 great grand-
Friends were received Monday at the Campbell-Plumly-Milburn Funeral
Home. Mass of Christian Burial ws held Tuesday morning in the Assumption
Church with Rev. Fr. Charles Mascolino officiating. Burial was made in Assump-
tion Cemetery.

Madiline Lucina Schott

Madeline Ault of Marshalville, Ohio was the informant on the death certificate of her mother in 1942. Madeline Schott Lopez was a widow at the time of her death.

Donald F. Ault

Donald Ault never married.

Madiline Lucina Schott

Madeline Ault of Marshalville, Ohio was the informant on the death certificate of her mother in 1942. Madeline Schott Lopez was a widow at the time of her death.

Paul Andrew Schott

Social Security number issued in Kentucky prior to 1951.

Otis Blake Smith

Otis Smith's mother's maiden name was Leeper. Sources conflict on place of birth:
Wayne, OH -- death certificate
Fredricksburg, Mahoning Co., OH -- One World Tree (

Mildred Dorothy Schott

Mildred D. (Schott) Smith, age 88, of Canton, passed
away on Saturday, May 21, 2005 in St. Joseph Care
Center, following an extended illness. She was born
on October 16, 1916 in Canton to the late Edward and
Agnes Schott.
Mildred was a member of St. Paul's Catholic Church
of Canton, the Rosary and Altar Society, St. Paul's Senior
Group, and was a founding member of Our Lady of
Peace. She was employed as a school cook in Plain
Local Schools for 12 years, retiring as head cook from
Warstler School. She loved children and enjoyed play-
ing cards. She will always be remembered as a very
considerate and easy going person who loved life and
her family.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Otis B.
Smith on June 20, 1999; four sisters, Margaret Rowley,
Madeline Lopez, Leona Reeves, and Pauline Casa-
bona; three brothers, Ralph, Paul and Charles Edward
Survivors include her daughter, Virginia (Dale) Klien-
heksel of Freeman, South Dakota; sons, Eugene (Mary
Lou) Smith of Canton, and Otis (Mary) Smith of Red Oak,
Oklahoma; seven grandchildren and 14 great grand-
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10
a.m. on Thursday May 26, in St. Paul's Catholic Church
of Canton, with the Rev. Fr. Joseph Gleixner, M.S.C.
as celebrant. Burial will be in Sunset Hills Memory
Gardens. Friends may call from 6-9 p.m. on Wednes-
day in the Reed Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers,
memorial donations may be made to St. Joseph Health
Care Center, 2308 Reno Dr. Louisville, OH, 44641.

Leona E. Schott

Dates of birth and death (from Social Securiyt Death Index) have not been proven.