12 February 2013

Tombstone Tuesday

George B. Schott Dies At Domestic 
Death Claims Prominent Citizen of Nottingham Township
George B. Schott, 88, highly respected retired farmer of Nottingham township, died at his home, one half mile south of Domestic, at 3 o'clock Saturday afternoon.  Death ws attributed to infirmities and indigestion.  He had been confined to his bed for about six months due to infirmities but was only seriously ill two days.

  Born in Logan county, Ohio, April 12, 1841, he was the son of George and Margaretta Bowman Schott.

  Mr Schott was united in marriage to Miss Hannah Keller on December 1, 1865, who preceded him in death.

  He was a Civil war veteran and served in the One Hundred and Twenty-eight Regiment Ohio Volunteers.

  He was a member of the Church of Christ of Domestic, and had membership with the G. A. R. of Geneva.

  Surviving are two daughters, Sarah E. Schott, of Petroleum; Mrs. Lilly M. Reynolds, of Montpelier; and a son, Henry C. Schott, of Petroleum.  One brother, H. F. Schott, lives in Garden City, Iowa.

  Three brothers are deceased.

  The funeral will be held at the Church of Christ in Domestic, at 2 o'clock Tuesday afternoon.  Burial will be in the Alberson cemetery.                                                         *************
 Mrs. George B. Schott Dies At Domestic  
Well Known Resident Of Nottingham Township Is Dead.   

Mrs. George B. Schott, living near Domestic, passed away at 6:00 o'clock Thursday evening, after an illness since Monday, from acute indigestion.

  The husband and three children survive: Henry Schott, of Petroleum; Mrs. Frank Reynolds, of Montpelier; and Sarah Schott, living at home.

  Mrs. Schott was one of the well known residents of the vicinity of Petroleum and she will be moarned by a great many friends and relatives.

  The funeral will be held Sunday afternoon at Domestic.

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