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Neil W. Pence
July 18, 1951 - April 30 2013

Neil W. Pence, 61, of Martinsville, Ohio died 10:36 PM, Tuesday, April 30, 2013 at Life Care Hospital, Miamisburg, Ohio. Mr. Pence was born July 18, 1951 in Washington Court House, Ohio, son of the late Calvin and Doris Hamilton Pence.

He was a graduate of Wilmington High School and served in the United States Marine Corp during Vietnam. Mr. Pence worked as a machinist at G.E. in Cincinnati for several years. He had also worked at Airborne Express. He was a member of the Martinsville I.O.O.F. Lodge 182.

Mr. Pence is survived by two sisters, Barbara Hall of Sabina, Ohio and Deloris (Michael) Moon of Sabina, Ohio; a brother, Roger Pence of Martinsville, Ohio; and his cousin who raised him, Gilbert Smith of Wilmington, Ohio.

In addition to his parents, his loving companion, Dee Hatch, is preceded in death. At his request, Mr. Pence will be cremated. No services are scheduled.

Memorial contributions may be made to Martinsville I.O.O.F. Lodge 182, Martinsville, Ohio 45146 or to the Martinsville Fire Department, P.O. Box 243, Martinsville, Ohio 45146.

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Caleb Stephen Parker
January 12, 1812 – February 3, 1891

Caleb Stephen Parker, of Piqua Ohio retired physician and man of business was born in Lower Canada, January 12th, 1812. His parents Stephen Parker and Hannah Paddleford Parker were natives of Massachusetts and just before the war of 1812 removed to Canada While there his father was drafted into the British service, but left the army at Plattsburg and repaired to Brattleboro, Vermont, where he was subsequently joined by his family. Here young Parker received the rudiments of his education and subsequently became a teacher at Bellow's Falls, Vermont. While thus engaged he commenced the study of medicine which he completed under the instruction of the late Dr. R.D. Mussey, then of Hanover, New Hampshire, but afterwards of Cincinnati and graduated from the medical department of Dartmouth College in 1836.

In the fall of 1837 he removed to Ohio and after looking over this State and Indiana finally settled in Martinsville, Clinton County, Ohio, where for about twenty years he was engaged in practice. While there he also took an active part in the construction of the Marietta and Cincinnati Railroad. In the spring of 1855 he removed to Piqua, Ohio, and embarked in business giving the immediate supervision of the business to his partner FL Morrow, he himself continuing the practice of his profession. Some ten years ago he relinquished his professional practice and has since devoted his time chiefly to farming an occupation of which he was always extremely fond. He is also still engaged in business the firm of C.S. Parker & Co, being one of the finest and most extensive dry goods houses in Piqua. His professional record was one of great credit and success He is a gentleman of scholarly attainments great enterprise and public spirit For about fourteen years he was a member of the Piqua city council and for a considerable portion of that time president of that body.

A warm friend to educational progress he was for many years connected with the Piqua board of education He was also for some time vice president of the Citizens National Bank of that place. An old line whig in the days of that party he has since been a staunch republican. His religious connection has been with the Methodist Church for nearly half a century and for many years he has held office therein.

Dr. Parker and his sister Mrs. M. Upton of Fitchburgh, Massachusetts, are the only surviving members of his father's family On December 31st, 1840, he married Olivia, a daughter of Frederick Lawder of Highland County, Ohio, and one of the earliest immigrants to that county from the Old Dominion. They have had six children of whom five are living His oldest son W.S. Parker was educated at the Ohio Wesleyan University Delaware studied medicine under the supervision of his father and graduated with the degree of doctor of medicine from Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, in 1862.

He served during the late war first as assistant surgeon in the North Atlantic Squadron and subsequently as surgeon of the 192d Ohio Volunteers making a highly creditable record throughout. He spent a portion of the years of 1872 and 1873 in Europe prosecuting his clinical studies most of the time at Vienna. He has been a medical practitioner in Piqua, since 1865, and has place in the leading rank of his profession.

In March 1864 he married Mary L. daughter of Hon. Dr. Dorsey, of Piqua. His second son Leonard Day Parker is a partner with his father in the dry goods business. The third son John F. Parker graduated from the United States Naval Academy, at Annapolis, and an officer in the United States Navy. The oldest daughter Rebecca L. is the wife of George W. Ward a merchant Cincinnati. The youngest daughter Margaret resides home.


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Samuel Hiatt
August 9, 1805 – March 12, 1866

Taken out of HH book Vol I by WPJ.

(687.) SAMUEL L. HIATT (177.) (26.) (3.) (1.):
b. 9-8mo-1805, Grayson Co., Va.; d. 12-3mo-1866, age 61, buried Snowhill Cemetery, Washington Twp., Randolph Co., Indiana; m. c1830, in Highland Co., Ohio, to MARY J. TERRIL, d/o David and Mary (Anthony). Terrill; b. 1805/6, in Va.; living 1850 in Clinton Co., Ohio; to Indiana 1859.

CH: (1833.) David Terril; (1834.) Christopher Columbus; (1835.) Americus V.; (1836.) Alonzo P.; (1837.) Jemima.
Fairfield Mo. Mtg., Highland Co., Ohio:
30-10mo-1830 - Mary Hiatt (formerly Terrell). condemned her marriage contrary to discipline.
22-9mo-1831 - Mary Hiatt granted a certificate to Newbury Mo. Mtg.

Newberry Mo. Mtg., Clinton Co., Ohio:
24-2mo-1831 - Samuel Hiatt disowned for marriage out of unity.
21-11mo-1831 - Mary Hiatt received on certificate from Fairfield Mo. Mtg., dated 22-9mo-1831.
26-12mo-1856 - Mary Hiatt granted a certificate to Springfield Mo. Mtg.

Springfield Mo. Mtg., Clinton Co., Ohio:
21-2mo-1857 - Mary Hiatt received on certificate from Newberry Mo. Mtg., Ohio, dated 22-12mo-1856.
18-6mo-1859 - Mary Hiatt grnated a certificate to Cherry Grove Mo. Mtg., Indiana. (R57).

1850 Census, Clark Twp., Clinton Co., Ohio: Samuel Hiatt, 45, Va., Merchant; Mary A., 45, Va.; David T., 20, Ohio; Christopher C., 17; Americus V., 15; Alonzo P., 10; Mary E. Hudson, 10.

"Samuel had a daughter Elizabeth (Betsy). who married Alfred Turner and moved to Taylor County, Iowa." (R84). (Was she Mary E. Hudson? -- editor.) (See No. (686.) -- editor.

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