01 March 2012

Obituary of Miss Eugene Josephine Vaughn

From the Columbus Evening Dispatch, 21 March 1936:

Columbus Evening Dispatch
21 March 1936

Vaughn--Eugene Josephine, 1413 Oak-St. age 68. Leaves 1 niece, Mrs. Lawrence M. Schimel*, 1560 E. Broad-St. Funeral 2:30 p.m., Sunday, Cook & Son Chapel. body will be cremated in Cook & Son Crematory.

Ohio Deaths and Burials, 1854-1997
Name:     Eugene Josephina Vaughn
Gender:     Female
Burial Date:     22 Mar 1936
Burial Place:     Cookston Crem.
Death Date:     19 Mar 1936
Death Place:     Columbus, Franklin, Ohio
Birth Date:     19 Feb 1868
Birthplace:     Manchester, Tenn.
Occupation:     None
Race:     White
Marital Status:     Single
Father's Name:     James Vaughn
Father's Birthplace:     Tenn.

*United States Census, 1930
Name:     Glenna Schimel
Event Place:     Columbus, Franklin, Ohio
Age:     32
Race:     White
Birthplace:     Tennessee
Estimated Birth Year:     1898
Relationship to Head of Household:     Wife
Father's Birthplace:     North Carolina
Mother's Birthplace:     Tennessee
Spouse     Lawrence M Schimel     M     35
      Glenna Schimel     F     32
[Living on East Broad Street according to the 1930 census]

Lawrence (Laurence) Myron Schimel was listed in the "Old German Files, 1909 - 1921."  According to Schimel's file, his father was injured in a fire and he (Lawrence) was supporting his father; the Government thought he may have been avoiding the draft.

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