Saturday, October 30, 2004

John Garlinger Darst, 1833-1913

John Garlinger Darst (1833-1913); the son of Martin Darst (1796-1880); the son of Philip Derst (ca1750-ca1800); the son of John Paul Derst (1713-1775) our Pfeddersheim immigrant ...
John G. Darst
John G. Darst, age eighty years half of these being spent in Newark died Friday morning at 3 o'clock at his home, 25 North street. He has been ill since last Sunday, though his health has been poor for several years past. His death was due to heart trouble induced by the infirmities of advanced years.
Mr. Darst was born in Perry county, July 2, 1833. He spent his youth and early manhood in that county, coming to Newark more than 40 years ago. He was a horticulturist by occupation.
Following the death of his wife three years ago, his health began to decline and since that time he has spent most of his time at home.
He leaves a brother, Martin Darst of Madison, Mo., a sister, Mrs. John Stasel of Newark, five daughters, Mrs. Frank Place, Mrs. May Clark and Miss Nellie Darst all of Newark, Mrs. William Harris of Sesser, Ills., Mrs. S. A. Patterson of Chillicothe, O., and one son, D. C. Darst of Zanesville.

Thursday 25 DEC 1913 - The Newark Weekly Advocate, Newark, Ohio