Friday, May 20, 2016

Cousin Levi Valentine

From the Champaign County Library

Tuesday, November 24, 1959 in The Springfield (O) Daily News

Levi Valentine, 72 of New Carlisle, Route 3 died 6 a.m. Tuesday in City Hospital where he was admitted November 12.

A native of Licking County, he was born April 2, 1877. He was the son of Murray L. and Mary [Goins] Valentine. Mr. Valentine resided in Springfield from 1913 until May of this year.

His sole survivor is a daughter is Mrs. Mary Kernley of Los Angeles.
The body was taken John W. Patterson funeral home.

Levi's mother Mary is Riley's daughter. Riley is of one the first generation of Goins' born in Ohio when his parents migrated from Virginia circa 1835. Records on Ancestry lead me to his obituary.

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