Obituary – Elizabeth Catherine (Barger) Votaw
Contributed to Genealogy Pit Stop
By Jayson A. Smith
THE SALEM DAILY NEWS
Volume XIII #227 Page 5
Thursday – September 26, 1901
MRS. ELIZABETH VOTAW
Mrs. Elizabeth Votaw died at her home near Guilford Thursday morning at 6 o’clock from the effects of a fall which she sustained last Saturday. She was the wife of Levi Votaw and was 57 years of age. She is survived by her husband and six children, five sons and one daughter.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 on Saturday, September 28 at Woodsdale church. Services at 9:30 at the house. Interment at Woodsdale cemetery.
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.