Obituary – Elizabeth Catherine (Barger) Votaw
Contributed to Genealogy Pit Stop
By Jayson A. Smith
EVENING NEWS REVIEW
18th Year #88 Page 2
Friday – September 27, 1901
HER FALL WAS FATAL
Mrs. Levi Votaw Dead From Falling Down Stairs at Her Home.
Salem, Sept. 27.–Mrs. Levi Votaw, of Guilford, who fell down a cellar stairs at her home early last Saturday morning, which resulted in concussion of the brain, died yesterday morning.
She leaves a husband and six children, Morris, Charles, of New Brighton; John, of Braddock; Frank, Emerson and Mary, who live in this vicinity. She was a member of the Methodist church at Guilford and was 57 years old.
NOTE: Elizabeth’s death record is at the Columbiana County Court House in Lisbon. It states that she died September 26, 1901…aged 57 years 3 months 26 days. Using this information her date of birth is calculated to be on May 31, 1844. The Barger Family Bible Records confirms all these dates. She is buried in the Woodsdale Cemetery out by Guilford Lake, Columbiana County, Ohio.