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Thomas Oliver Fretter
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Birth: Mar. 30, 1841
Avon
Lorain County
Ohio, USA
Death: Oct. 20, 1918
Bowling Green
Wood County
Ohio, USA

Obituary:

WAR VETERAN DIED SUNDAY MORNING

Thos. O. Fretter Succumbed After Brief Illness at Home on Troup Avenue - Lost Arm in Battle at Reseca, Georgia in 1864.

Thomas Oliver Fretter of 202 Troup Avenue died Sunday morning at one o'clock after a week's illness with old age and a complication of disease. Funeral services will be held at the late residence Wednesday afternoon at two o'clock.

T. O. Fretter was 77 years old the 10th of last March and had resided at Bowling Green for the past 23 years. He was the last child of a family of nine. His parents came from England. He was well known here and leaves a host of friends to mourn his loss. The deceased was a veteran of the Civil War and lost his right arm at Reseca, Georgia on May 14, 1864 and received his discharge October 27, 1864. He served in the Union army as a member of the 103rd Regiment. The Civil War veteran was a thorough patriot and had taken an active interest in the present great strife, despite his age.

Surviving are the widow and three sons, Elmer of Cygnet; Frank of Deshler; James of Saginaw, Mich and three daughters, Ms. Lola Cramer of Toledo; Mrs. Wm. Hutchison of New York; and Mrs. Frank Johnson, who resides with her parents. Two children preceded him to the grave.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Henry Fretter (1799 - 1877)
  Mary Askill Fretter (1804 - 1887)
 
 Spouse:
  Tabitha Eleanor Armstrong Fretter (1843 - 1920)*
 
 Children:
  Loretta Francis Fretter Kramer (1865 - 1939)*
  Jeanette A. Fretter Hutchinson (1866 - 1924)*
  Elmer Alonzo Fretter (1868 - 1948)*
  Emanuel James Fretter (1872 - 1929)*
  Virgil Elwin Fretter (1876 - 1899)*
  Benjamin Franklin Fretter (1877 - 1959)*
  Jennie May Fretter Johnson (1881 - 1976)*
 
 Siblings:
  Jane Fretter Walker (1829 - 1908)*
  John James Fretter (1832 - 1908)*
  Ann Marie Fretter Shaw (1839 - 1909)*
  Thomas Oliver Fretter (1841 - 1918)
  Henry William Fretter (1843 - 1907)*
  Joseph Askill Fretter (1844 - 1917)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Father
 
Burial:
Oak Grove Cemetery
Bowling Green
Wood County
Ohio, USA
Plot: Circle 3, row 9
 
Created by: Elaine
Record added: Sep 05, 2011
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Thomas Oliver Fretter
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Thomas Oliver Fretter
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Thomas Oliver Fretter
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In honor of your service to our country
- Dr. Cynthia Mahaffey
 Added: Apr. 13, 2014
Rest In Peace
- Moon Child
 Added: Jul. 26, 2012

- Elaine
 Added: Sep. 6, 2011
 
 
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