Sunday, April 17, 2011

Daniel Creeden - Sunday's Obituary

Daniel Creeden was born on April 29, 1877 in Clinton County, Ohio to Timothy Creeden and Mary Ann Matson. Timothy was my gg-grandfather. Daniel was married to Lena Gleagall and they had two children together, Ned and Ida Belle. Both children died young and Lena and Daniel divorced. Daniel was a deputy sheriff when my great-grandfather Charles Creeden was sheriff of Mercer County, Ohio. I don't know much about Daniel's life after that, but it appears that he stayed in Mercer County.

From the Lima News in Ohio, March 22, 1962:

          DANIEL CREEDEN
  CELINA - Daniel Creeden, 84, Rt. 2, Elida, died Wednesday at the Colonial Rest Home in Rockford.
  He was born April 29, 1877 in Clinton County.
  He is survived by two sisters, Mrs. Harvey Stout, of Celina, and Mrs. Julia Balleweg of Pueblo, Colo.; a brother, Joshua of Pontiac, Mich.
  He was a member of the Presbyterian Church.
  Funeral services will be at Vale and Stein Funeral Home Friday at 10 a.m., Rev. Dale Withers officiating. Burial will be in North Grove Cemetery.
  Friends may call at the funeral home after 6 p.m. today.

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