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  • ID: I32231
  • Name: Jesse Miracle
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 13 MAR 1813 in St. Clairsville, Belmont County, OH
  • Death: 1 MAR 1889 in Franklin Township, Monroe County, OH
  • Burial: MAR 1889 Sutherland Cemetery, Monroe County, OH
  • Note:
    Obituary: Jesse Miracle, the subject of this obituary, was born in Belmont County, OH on McMahon's Creek, near Bellaire, on March 16, 1813, and died in Monroe County, OH March 1st, 1889. He was converted at the age of early manhood, under the ministry of Rev. Robert Taylor and united with the M.E. church, making that his home the remainder of his life. His death is a loss to the church and the community in which he lived, while in his home where his presence affable made sunshine, his loss is irreparable. He was a solid and faithful guide, a contant companion, and loving and kind father, and in the church he was true to all his interest. He as a regular and devout attenant on all the means of grace, for several years a member of the official board, filling the office of leader, trustee, and steward over forty years. His care for the church only ceased with his life. For some years he was a sufferer of asthma, and suffered in body more than many people knew, yet he never murmured. On December 5th, threee years previous to his death, he was stricken down with paralysis, sustaining two subsequent strokes, that last he survived about two weeks. He was married twice. He was married to Jane Scott, April 14, 1836, and with here shared many joys and sorrows, the light and shadows of 13 years. She, dying, left him with five small children to mourn her loss. He again married to Mrs. Miranda McVey, August 10th, 1850, who with five children survive him. He calmly conversed about his end, sent messages to his absent friends, and then peacefully fell asleep. Funeral services were conducted at the residence, after which the remains were taken to the Southerland Church and a sermon preached by the pastor Reverend M. Floyd, from Rev: 15: 13th verse, in the presence of a sympathizing audience, the writer assisting in the service.

    Obituary: undated obituary from Zimmie Carpenter McElfresh scrapbook in possession of Peg McElfresh Miller 1970
    1850c Wayne Monroe OH [last name spelled Mericle]
    Jesse 37 OH
    Jane 35 MD
    Elizabeth 11 OH
    Adam 9 OH
    William 5 OH
    John 3 OH

    1860c Franklin Monroe OH [last name spelled Merical]
    Jesse 47 OH
    Maranda 32 OH
    Adam S 19 OH
    William J 15 OH
    John T 12 OH
    Caroline 10 OH
    also in h/h were Mc Vey ch below
    Emily 12 OH
    Mary 10 OH
    Ann 8 OH
    Harriet J 7 OH
    Sarah A 5 OH
    Ellen S 1 OH

    1870c Franklin Monroe OH [last name spelled Merical]
    Jesse 57 OH
    Maranda 42 OH
    William J 24 OH
    Harriet 17 OH (she was McVey in 1860)
    Sarah B 15 OH (she was McVey in 1860)
    Ellmore E 7 OH
    Jesse W 4 OH
    Maranda 1 OH

    Father: John Miracle b: 6 NOV 1786 in Virginia
    Mother: Margaret Rouse b: 16 JUN 1788 in Ireland

    Marriage 1 Elizabeth Jane Scott b: 1814 in Maryland
    • Married: 14 APR 1836 in Ohio
    1. Has No Children Elizabeth Miracle b: 1838 in Ohio
    2. Has No Children Adam Scott Miracle b: 12 MAY 1840 in Monroe County, OH
    3. Has Children William J. Miracle b: 27 MAR 1845 in Monroe County, OH
    4. Has Children John Evan Miracle b: 13 AUG 1847 in Franklin Township, Monroe County, OH
    5. Has No Children Caroline Miracle b: 1850 in Monroe County, OH

    Marriage 2 Miranda Jane Watkins b: 6 APR 1828 in Belmont County, OH
    • Married: 10 AUG 1855 in Monroe County, OH
    1. Has No Children Sarah Alcinda Miracle b: 6 JAN 1856 in Monroe County, OH
    2. Has No Children Mariah Isabelle Miracle b: ABT 1857 in Monroe County, OH
    3. Has No Children Ellen Sabina Miracle b: 1858 in Monroe County, OH
    4. Has No Children Priscilla Caroline Miracle b: 1 FEB 1862 in Monroe County, OH
    5. Has Children Elmer Ellsworth Miracle b: 19 MAY 1863 in Franklin Township, Monroe County, OH
    6. Has Children Jesse Warren Miracle b: 18 APR 1866 in Monroe County, OH
    7. Has No Children Miranda Janet Miracle b: 8 NOV 1868 in Monroe County, OH
    8. Has No Children Clara Belle Miracle b: 4 SEP 1874 in Monroe County, OH

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