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Gilbert Close
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Birth: 1871
Indiana, USA
Death: Jul. 21, 1898
Jewett
Harrison County
Ohio, USA

Son of:
Thomas CLOSE of Ohio
and
Nancy (McINTYRE/McINTIRE) CLOSE of Pennsylvania.

Step-son of:
Eliza (COLEMAN) CLOSE

Brother of:
1) John CLOSE (1849 Ohio - 1944 Arizona)
2) Susannah CLOSE born about 1856 in Ohio
3) David CLOSE (1861 Ohio - 1945 Arizona).
4) James CLOSE (1863/1864 Ohio - ).
5) Ruth Ann CLOSE
6) Infant son CLOSE

Step-brother of:
1) Harriet E. "Hattie" (MOSES) BUCK

Husband of:
Mary Elvira (SHAFFER) CLOSE.

Death Notice:
Carroll Free Press
Carrollton, Ohio
Published Wednesday, July 27, 1898.
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Last Thursday Dellroy people were shocked to learn that Gilbert Close had fallen from a freight train at Jewett and was instantly killed. He was on his way from Portland, near Steubenville, where he had been working in the mines, to meet his wife, who was visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Shaffer, in this place.

Gilbert was a young man of many fine traits of character and had a host of warm friends both here and in Carrollton, where he was well known. He was about 27 years of age, and leaves a wife and small child, who, with the aged father, have the sincere sympathy of all. The funeral services were held Saturday afternoon, Rev. Shuman officiating. A very large number followed his remains to their resting place with sad hearts, cherishing the influences of many kind words and deeds in the life so suddenly ended.


CENSUS RECORDS

1870 US CENSUS
Centre Point P.O., Perry Township, Clay County, Indiana
August 17, 1870
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DWELLING 136/FAMILY 136
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CLOSE, Thomas, 43, m, w, carpenter, Ohio
CLOSE, Nancy [McINTYRE/McINTIRE], 40, f, w, keeping house, Pennsylvania
CLOSE, John, 16, m, w, works on farm, Ohio
CLOSE, Susanna, 14, f, w, Ohio
CLOSE, David, 9, m, w, Ohio
CLOSE, James, 7, m, w,
CLOSE, Gilbert, 3 months, m, w, Indiana

1880 US CENSUS
Carrollton, Carrol County, Ohio
June 9, 1880
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DWELLING 228/FAMILY 249
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CLOSE, Thomas, w, m, 51, married, stone mason, Ohio, PA, PA
CLOSE, Eliza [COLEMAN], w, f, 49, wife, married, keeping house, Ohio, Ohio, Ohio
CLOSE, David, w, m, 19, son, single, Ohio, Ohio, Ohio
CLOSE, James, w, m, 16, son, single, Ohio, Ohio, Ohio
CLOSE, Gilbert, w, m, 10, son, single, Ohio, Ohio, Ohio, Ohio
MOSES, Hattie E., w, f, 18, daughter [Step-daughter], single, Ohio, Ohio, Ohio

Sources:
U. S. Census Record
Carroll Free Press, Carrollton, Ohio
[Death notice provided by Richard P. Culler]. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Thomas Close (1827 - 1900)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Elvira Shaffer Close (1870 - 1930)
 
 Children:
  Odessa C. Close Chaddock (1893 - 1957)*
 
 Siblings:
  Infant Son Of T. & N. Close*
  Ruth Ann Close*
  John Close (1849 - 1944)*
  David Close (1861 - 1945)*
  Gilbert Close (1871 - 1898)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Union Valley Cemetery
Carroll County
Ohio, USA
 
Maintained by: Sebastian
Originally Created by: Ed Burton
Record added: Nov 02, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 22622590
Gilbert Close
Added by: Ed Burton
 
Gilbert Close
Added by: Ed Burton
 
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