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George Ahlefeld, on East Wyandot avenue [Upper Sandusky, OH], received the sad news Sunday [13 NOV 1910] of the death of his niece, Mrs. Mollie E. (sic) Swan, of Toledo [OH]. Her death occurred Sunday morning, at 9 o'clock, at the home of her brother-in-law and sister, Rev. and Mrs. E.S. Weaver, at Marysville [OH], from a complication of diseases.

Deceased was formerly Miss Mollie E. (sic) Ahlefeld, daughter of Zenias Ahlefeld. She was born east of Upper Sandusky about fortyone years ago. She was married to William A. Swan in March, 1892 (sic). Two children survive from this union, Miss Grace, aged sixteen years, and Miss Mary, aged fourteen years. Mr. Swan passed away September 22 (sic), 1900. Mrs. Swan also leaves a brother, George W. Ahlefeld, residing in the west, and a sister, Mrs. Weaver, of Marysville.

The remains will arrive in this city [Upper Sandusky, OH] Tuesday [15 NOV 1910] morning and will be taken to the Methodist Episcopal church, where funeral services will be conducted at 10 o'clock by Rev. Weaver, of Marysville, assisted by the pastor, Rev. J.W. Holland. Interment will take place in Oak Hill cemetery.

--The Daily Chief, Upper Sandusky, OH, Monday, 14 NOV 1910



George Ahlefeld of East Wyandot avenue [Upper Sandusky, OH] received word Sunday [13 NOV 1910] that his niece, Mrs. Mollie A. Swan, had died Sunday morning at 9 o'clock at the home of her sister, Mrs. E.S. Weaver, in Marysville [OH]. She had been ill with a complication of diseases for a little over four months.

Mrs. Swan, whose maiden name was Mollie A. Ahlefeld, was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Zenas Ahlefeld, both deceased, and was born in Eden township [Wyandot Co, OH]. She would have been forty one (sic) years of age in April. She was reared on the home farm and about eighteen years ago was united in marriage with William Swan, who died a number of years ago. Two daughters survive this union and are now left orphans. They are Grace, aged sixteen, and Mary, aged fourteen, both of Toledo [OH]. One sister, Mrs. Weaver, and a brother George Ahlefeld, residing in the west, also survive.

After her husband's death Mrs. Swan went to Toledo, where she has been district agent for the Equitable Insurance Co. of Iowa.

Deceased was a member of the Methodist Episcopal church and was a woman well known and well liked in this city [Upper Sandusky, OH] and vicinity.

The remains were brought to this city over the Pennsylvania [railroad] Tuesday [15 NOV 1910] morning at 8:36 and taken to the Methodist Episcopal church, where deceased's brother-in-law, Rev. E.S. Weaver, conducted services at 10 o'clock. Burial was made in Oak Hill cemetery.

--Wyandot Weekly Union-Republican, Upper Sandusky, OH, Friday, 18 NOV 1910

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