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From: "Maggie Stewart" <>
Subject: Fw: QUILLMAN/BROWN/SCOTT obits from the "Henry Co. Signal"
Date: Sat, 9 Oct 1999 02:00:19 -0400

Cassie Langley Brown

QUILLMAN/BROWN/SCOTT obits from the "Henry Co. Signal" (and later the "NW
Signal"); Napoleon, OH"


Ulysses Franklin Quillman was born in the state of Iowa, May 14, 1868, and
departed this life Dec. 31, 1939, aged 71 years, 7 months and 17 days. He
was a son of John and Eva Quillman and moved with his parents to Henry Co.
when the deceased was but two years of age. In 1889 he was united in
marriage with Miss Gertrude Allen and to this union were born two children,
John Robert, and Mrs. Beryl Glynn of Anchorage, Alaska. He was preceded in
death by his son and first wife. In 1900 he was again united in marriage to
Miss Lillian Brown, to whom were born two children, Mrs. Helen Kraegel and
Mrs. Hilda Peterson, both of Napoleon. After the loss in death of his
companion, Mr. Quillman again married in 1927 to Mrs. Carrie M. Dunlap, who
is now left to mourn his departure, together with three daughters and nine
grandchildren, and one sister, Mrs. Lucy Morris of Tiffin. There also remain
nine step children: Mrs. Hazel Sirla, Napoleon; Mrs. Florence Mian,
Cleveland; Chester N. Dunlap, US Navy; Howard Dunlap, Adrian, Mich.; Mrs.
Steinbooke, Columbus; Dorance Dunlap, Adrian, Mich.; Mrs. Helen Robinson,
Wauseon; Mrs. Grace Rothenberger, Napoleon; Miss Virginia Dunlap, of
Naperville, Ill; and four step-granchildren. The funeral was held at Boyer
Funeral Home at 2 PM Wednesday, January 3, conducted by Rev. Roy B. Leedy,
pastor of Christ Evangelical Church, and burial made at Forest Hill
(Henry Co., Signal; Napoleon, OH)


"Mrs. Lillian May Quillman, dau. of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Brown and wife of Mr.
Frank Quillman was born in Flatrock twp. May 25, 1872, died at her home on
Washington street, Fri. Dec. 2 at 9:30 o'clock. She was a faithful member
the Methodist church for 37 years.

She leaves to mourn their loss a husband [Frank], two daughters, Helen and
Hilda, one son [John] Robert [why wasn't Beryl mentioned? at least as a step
daughter?] and an aged mother, besides hosts of friends and relatives. She
was a faithful and loving wife and mother and faithful to her household

Funeral services were held at the Evangelical church Mon. afternoon at 2 PM
conducted by Rev. Hall of Bryan and Rev. Burton of Napoleon. Burial was at
Glenwood Cemetery."

Card of thanks - "We wish to thank the many friends and neighbors for their
loving help and assistance and sympathizing words rendered us in the
and death of our dearly beloved wife and mother, also for the beautiful
floral offerings and to those who so kindly donated their cars and to the
Rev. Hall and Rev. Burton.

Mr. Frank Quillman and family."

(Henry Co., Signal, Napoleon, OH; Dec. 15, 1921)


WORLD WAR VETERAN IS CLAIMED BY DEATH; Funeral services for John Robert
Quillman, 47, World War veteran will be held Fri. at 2 PM in the Boyer
Funeral home. Burial will be in Forest Hill. Mr. Quillman died Tuesday at
6:30 PM following a lingering illness. Rites will be conducted by Rev. J. B.
Taylor. Burt G. Taylor post of the Am. Legion will conduct military
services, the deceased being a member of the post. Mr. Quillman saw
considerable military service during his lifetime. He enlisted in Co. F.
Sixth Infantry, Ohio Natl Guard, May 21, 1915. During the World War he saw
service overseas from June 1917 to March 1919, serving with Co. B,147th
Infantry. He was a sergeant in Co. B. The deceased leaves his wife, two
daughters, Lillian and Bernadine, a son, Bobbie, sister, Mrs. Burl [Beryl]
Glynn, who resides in Alaska, his father, Frank Quillman, and two half
sisters, Mrs. Alvin Kraegel and Mrs. John Peterson. (The Henry Co. Signal,
Oct. 20, 1938)


Nellie G. Quillman of Dagget St., Napoleon, Ohio died 16 Aug 1981. Born
in Chesterfield Twp, Fulton County. Married John Robert Quillman. She was
employed at Standard Brands & Foster canning in Napoleon. She retired in
1946. She has 3 Surviving daughters Mrs. Lillian King of Luna Pier, Mi; Mrs.
Bernadine Torrence of Wauseon; and Mrs. Carolyn Metzler of Wauseon. Also, a
sister, Helen Burkholder of Wauseon. She was buried at Glenwood Cemetery in
Napoleon. (Death notice, 18 Aug 1981; Fulton Co., OH)

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