(Transcribed by Karen Meisenheimer from 8/25/1941 Wellsville Daily Reporter)

Charles B. Cleveland, Oil Producer, Dies At Home of His Daughter

Suffered Injuries Last November In Automobile Accident – Services Here Wednesday Afternoon at 2:30 O’clock

            Charles Babcock Cleveland, 80, for many years a resident of Allentown, died this morning at 1 o’clock at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Edward Frederick, where he had made his home since November.

            Mr. Cleveland was born April 14, 1861, in Friendship, a son of Johnson and Rhoda Perkins Cleveland.  He lived most of his life in Allentown and Petrolia engaging in the oil business.  He had been ill since last November when he was injured in an automobile accident in which his wife suffered fatal injuries.

            Deceased was twice married: 58 years ago to Zanetta Hall who died February 2, 1911 and 24 years ago to Anna McEnroe who died November 9, 1940.

            He is survived by two daughters: Mrs. Raymond A. Potter and Mrs. Edward C. Frederick, both of Wellsville and two sisters: Mrs. Augusta Whitwood of Bolivar and Miss Mildred Cleveland of Wellsville.  He was a member of the Allentown Methodist church: Bolivar Lodge of Masons: Allentown Odd Fellows and Rebekahs.

            Services will be held Wednesday afternoon at 2:30 o’clock at the Frederick home, 69 Pine street.  The Rev. Walter Chauncey of Allentown will officiate with burial in Fairlawn cemetery, Scio.