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Subject: Re: [ACGS] Allen County Death
Date: Tue, 12 Aug 2008 18:50:23 +0000

You might try the obit of one of the siblings or the parents, where maybe the "preceded in death by" part would reveal the name of this child.

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From: "Zoe" <>

> Does ANYONE have any idea how to find this child's name? I can't find a birth
> record, death certificate or a grave. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
> female age: 2 yrs., 4 months First name unknown
> She would have been born about September of 1883 in Ohio, probably Allen County.
> She died January 8, 1886 in Lima, Ohio.
> Her father: Charles F. YEAGER / YAGER
> Her mother: Anna C. ZINK
> This article was in the Lima newspaper:
> January 8, 1886 - Daily Democratic Times - Lima
> At noon yesterday, C. F. Yager, a painter employed at the Lima Machine Works,
> went to his work leaving his little two-year-old daughter playing with the other
> children, apparently as well and hearty as any of them. At about 3 o'clock he
> received a telephone message that the child was sick, and that a physician was
> needed. Hastening home with a physician the child was found in a paroxysm. No
> relief could be given it, and after suffering until 3 o'clock this morning death
> came to its relief. It was the youngest child, the pet of the household, and
> was two years and four months old. The illness was attributed to brain trouble.
> The funeral will be held in Mr. Yager's home, on the corner of Grand Avenue and
> Union Streets, tomorrow afternoon at two o'clock. Rev. J. H. Stepler conducting
> the services.
> Allen County Genealogy Page
> http://allencogenealogysociety.homestead.com/Main.html
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