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Russell Bigelow Arehart
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Birth: Sep. 21, 1858
Hardin County
Ohio, USA
Death: Jul. 23, 1920
Gladwin County
Michigan, USA

Russel Arehart was born in Ridgeway, Harden county, Ohio, Sept. 21, 1858, and departed this life at Highwood, July 23, 1920, aged 62 years, 10 months and 27 days. He was the father of 15 children, of whom nine are living; Charlie of Johnstown, Pa., Ira, David, Joseph, Anna, Ruby, Carrie, Merl and Zelva, all at home. He had a son who was lost on the Battleship Cyclops. Mr. Arehart came to Michigan from Johnstown, Pa. selling his home there and coming to Gladwin county to get a bigger farm so as to have his children all near him, but he was only here a little over a year before he fell a victim of the dreadful disease, cancer of the stomach. He was the youngest son of 14 children, of whom of only four are living; David of Otter Lake, Burris in Ohio, and two sisters, Mrs. R.M. Gregg of Pine Stump and Lizzie Westcott of Ohio. He leaves one niece, Mrs. Emma Bird and one nephew, Frank Crumpacker of Pine Stump.
Mr. Arehart was a man of high morals, beloved by all who knew him. Rev. Perry Arnold preached the funeral sermon, and he was laid to rest in the Dale Cemetery. He was taken to his Nephew's home at Pine Stump where the funeral was held at the house. Pall Bearers were W. H. Snyder, Andrew Snyder, Phillip Ottegen, Henry Schaffer, James Dundas, and Wm. Rhodes. Gladwin County Record dated 08-12/1920 Column - 5 Page - 5
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Note regarding Russel's son lost at sea:

AREHART, LOUIS ELMER, Machinist's Mate, 2nd class, (father, Russell B Arehart, Decker Avenue, Johnstown, Pa; enlisted Johnstown, Pa, June 4, 1917), USS Cyclops, collier (No.4), ship disappeared in western Atlantic after leaving Barbados on March 4, 1918, declared lost, June 14, 1918

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Family links: 
  Lucinda Jane Marsh Arehart (1865 - 1930)*
  Ira Russell Arehart (1882 - 1959)*
  David L. Arehart (1887 - 1954)*
  Charles Levi Arehart (1889 - 1955)*
  Louis Elmer Arehart (1891 - 1918)*
  Anna Elizabeth Arehart (1897 - 1970)*
  Joseph I. Arehart (1899 - 1960)*
  Ruby R. Arehart Mullet (1902 - 1969)*
  Carrie Hildebrand (1904 - 1980)*
  Larry T. Arehart (1911 - 1985)*
*Calculated relationship
Dale Cemetery
Gladwin County
Michigan, USA
Created by: gladwin gal
Record added: Jun 19, 2007
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Russell Bigelow Arehart
Added by: gladwin gal
Russell Bigelow Arehart
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Russell Bigelow Arehart
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