Friday, March 4, 2016

Philip Harvey Drum

Philip Harvey Drum

PARENTS: John Beaver Drum and Sarah Piatt (For more information see the Conger file of researcher Richard E. Henthorn)

BIRTH: 14 Jan 1852, Monroe Co., OH

AKA: Harv; Harvey


MARRIAGE: Philip H. Drum and Mary L. Conger were married on 4 Aug 1874 at Monroe Co., OH
(Source: Monroe County, Ohio Marriages 1867-1917, by Cochran  - furnished by Dr. Samuel B. Hackney)

CENSUS: 1880, in Monroe Co., OH, Green Twp., 45/52
    Phillip H. Drum, 28, OH OH OH; Mary L., 22, OH OH OH
    Elwood, 5, OH OH OH; Charles E., OH OH OH
(Furnished by Richard E. Henthorn)

HISTORY: The P.H. Drum Family Reunion was held on South High Street Last Sunday.
Following members were in attendance:  Father and Mother; F.E. Drum and sons Cecil and Raymond, Holidays Cove, WV - Clarence Drum and children, Detroit, MI - Gilbert Drum of McFadden, WV - Chas. Drum of Woodsfield - Fred Keylor and children - T.E. Drum and twin babies - Welda Hawkins and children - Guy Roth and children - photographer took pictures.

The older generation of Drums were pioneers of good old Monroe and ranked high as leading citizens of this county.  The generations that have followed have kept the faith, as in this case where P.H. Drum and wife, six of their children and 15 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren enjoyed a Family Reunion that will long be remembered.
(Source:  Woodsfield, OH paper, no date - furnished by Betty Cronin)

OBITUARY: Philip Harvey Drum
Philip Harvey Drum, known to hundreds of friends as "Harve" died at the home of his son, Elwood Drum on High St., Saturday, March 28th [1931], at the advanced age of 79 years. He had been living retired for several years and was in normal health until a few weeks before his death.

His wife, who was Miss Mary Lenora Conger, preceded him in death on January 8, 1929. He is survived by three sons and three daughters as follows: F. E. Drum and T. E. Drum, of Woodsfield, ; C.E. Drum, of Woodsfield, Route 5; Mrs. Fred Keylor, of Woodsfield; Mrs. W. R. Hawkins, of Detroit; and Mrs. Guy Roth, of Woodsfield Route 5.

There are also four brothers and one sister surviving: David M. Drum and Mrs. Viola Beckett, of Sardis R. 1 ; Eugene Drum, of Ottowa, Kansas; Delbert M. Drum of Woodsfield; and Linza A. Drum of Washington, D.C.

Funeral services were held at the Elwood Drum home on Monday afternoon, conducted by Rev. J. Fleming Cash, of The M.E. Church. of which he had been a member since youth. He was a regular attendant of The Men's Bible Class of The M.E. Church at Woodsfield, members of which served as pall bearers and carried flowers. Minister J. V. A. Traylor, of The Church of Christ assisted with the service.
(Furnished By: Death of P. H. Drum, Published, April 1, 1931, Provided by Lena Kahrig Pettit, typed by Betty Lendon Matson.)
(Source: Monroe County Ohio Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society website)

BURIAL: Woodsfield, Monroe Co., OH, Oaklawn Cemetery

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