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Hauser, Elizabeth (1873-1958)

Submitted by The Upton Association and Kayla Metzger Elizabeth Hauser was born in Girard, Ohio to David and Mary (Bixler) Hauser on March 16, 1873. Hauser was an active participant in the Women’s Suffrage Movement beginning at the young age of 16, when she became…

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Ohio Oil Cloth Factory

Submitted by Girard Historical Society In 1896 the Ohio Oil Cloth Co. began operation in Girard near the Trumbull-Mahoning County line on Rt 422 (State Street). This is presently the site of Soft Touch Furniture Repairs & Refinishing. In 1901, it was reorganized…

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Bunts, Frank Emory (1861-1928)

Submitted by the Girard Historical Society Henry and Susan Banhisel’s second daughter Clara married her school sweetheart, William Carey (W.C.) Bunts in 1858.  W.C. raised a unit in the Civil War and served until 1866.  He took his family to Cleveland after the War to…

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