621. Tom W. Morrow
Farmed (owned?) a portion of the land that Jon A Caven purchased in 1812 in Sec 31 Brown Twp, Miami Co, OH. Part of his home contains the original log cabin section.
Information per The Genealogical Record of George and Elizabeth Caven, Miami Co., Ohio, 1989, pg. 43, which indicates he farms a portion of the land that John A. Caven purchased in 1812 in Section 31, Brown Twp., Miami Co., Ohio. A part of his home contains original log cabin section. Most of information is from an obituary in the September 19, 2003 Sidney Daily News as follows:
"Tom W. Morrow
MILLBURY - Tom W. Morrow, 69, formerly of Fletcher, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2003, in Toledo. He was born in Miami County on April 1, 1934, the son of the late Caven and Margaret (Lee) Morrow. He is survived by his children, Crysta (Chad) Shiner of Medora, Ind., Brad (Suzette) Morrow of Picayune, Miss., and Doug (Alison) Morrow of Northwood. He also is survived by seven grandchildren: Levi and Chancy Shiner of Medora, Ind.; Bradley and Jena Morrow and April (Kenny) Wilcox of Picayune, Miss., and Ashlee and Lindsay Morrow of Northwood, Ohio. He also has two great-grandchildren Karlie and Kelsey Wilcox of Picayune, Miss. Tom is also survived by his love, Lois Rywalski, and her children: Gail (Robb) Tavill of California and David (Amy) Rywalski and their daughter Morgan of Mason. Tom graduated from Brown High School, Conover, in 1952. His father and grandfather died when he was in his midteens. Tom ran the family farm for many years and loved trucks. He first drove for Yieldmore Feed hauling hay, feed and grain. Tom then started a trucking company and had a successful fertilizer business in Fletcher. He eventually put all his energy into the trucking business, starting in the early 1960's with a single truck. He bult the business to include 20 tractor-trailers based out of Millbury, near Toledo. Tom sold the business in 2000 and semi-retired. Lake Erie walleye fishing, hunting big game out West, mushroom hunting, and playing cards were his passions. Tom was not a man easy to forget. He never met a stranger. He was a member of Troy Chapter 256 OES and Lena Social Lodge No. 217 F&AM. He will be missed by Lois, his friends, his children and grandchildren. Friends may call from 3 to 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 20, at Suber-Shively Funeral Home, 201 W. Main St., Fletcher. Masonic services will be held at 6 p.m. Funeral services will be held in the funeral home at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Sep. 21, with the Rev. Frank Snapp of St. Paul's United Church of Christ, Piqua, presiding. Burial will be in Fletcher Cemetery, Fletcher."
629. Royal Edgar DEWEESE
Some information per The Genealogical Record of George and Elizabeth Caven Miami Co., OH., Revised, 1989, p. 46 with handwritten in date of death August 7, 1988 but from obituary Aug 7, 1988 was a Sunday.
Obituary from Martha Ann Anderson Chrisman scrapbook no. 17:
"ROYAL E. DEWEESE
ST. PARIS - Royal E. DeWeese, 58, 105 Rupalo Drive, died Saturday at 6:30 a.m. at the McAuley Center in Urbana, following a year of failing health. He was born April 22, 1930, in Piqua, son of Robert G. DeWeese of St. Paris, and the late Theda Irene (Jennings) DeWeese. On Sept. 8, 1967, he married the former Charlotte Hugerford. She survivies with three children, Kerry Wootton of El Cajon, Calif., Amanda Wootton of Mena, Ark., and Joy Ann DeWeese at home; his father, three grandchildren, a step-mother, Marjorie DeWeese; a brother, Joe of Sidney, and a sister, Mrs. John (Marilyn) King of Lewistown; two stepbrothers and two stepsisters. Mr. DeWeese was a member of the St. Paris First Church of God, and a charter member of Philip Grieser Memorial Post No. 7645 of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, St. Paris. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean Ward and a retired employee of the Howard Paper Co. of Urbana. Services will be held Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. at the Richeson-Wickham and Atkins Funeral Home in St. Paris, with the Rev. Tim Schrock officiating. Burial will be in the Fletcher Cemetery."