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Gallia County Ohio Obituaries Extracted From The Gallipolis Journal, Gallipolis, Ohio, 1875-1879

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1875-1879 Obituaries from the Gallipolis Journal, in Gallipolis, Gallia County Ohio.

BOEHM, Rev. Henry, Obituary

Rev. Henry Boehm, better known as Father Boehm, the oldest preacher of the M. E. Church in this country, and probably the oldest clergyman in the world, died at the house of his grand-daughter, on Staten Island, N. Y., Dec. 28th. He was 100 years old on the 8th of last June. He travelled with Bishop Asbury from 1800 to 1813, when the Bishop appointed him Presiding Elder. He was placed on the list of superanuated preachers as early as 1842. [Gallipolis Journal, (Gallipolis, Oh.), Thursday, January 6, 1876]

STONE, Amassa, Obituary

Mr. Amassa Stone, one of the most venerable citizens of North Brookfield, Mass., father of Amassa Stone, jr. Esq., of Cleveland, O., and of Mr. A. B. Stone, of New York, died the other day at the great age of ninety-six years. [Gallipolis Journal, (Gallipolis, Oh.), April 1, 1875]