A. P. Aplin
Buffalo, O., Oct. 19 - A. P. Aplin, 56, local merchant and director of the Buffalo bank, died suddenly at his home here Tuesday evening at 5:20 oclock from complications resulting from high blood pressure. He was stricken at noon Tuesday.
Hemorrhage of the brain and the effect the high blood pressure had upon his heart are believed to have been the direct causes of death.
Mr. Aplin was a man of more than average size, weighing 256 pounds. About 10 years ago he was troubled with high blood pressure, but had apparently recovered and was in his usual health until noon Tuesday. His death was a shock to this community and his many friends throughout Guernsey County.
Mr. Aplin lived in Buffalo practically all his lifetime and was extremely active in the community. He had been proprietor of a grocery and dry goods store here for many years. He was a capable business man and held the confidence and friendship of those with whom he associated. He was devoted to his family. His sincerity and loyalty were characteristic and he manifest a working interest in all community affairs.
In 1897 he was united in marriage to Myrtle Davidson, of Lore city, who survives, in addition to one son, Ira and his father, Ira Aplin, all of the family home. Funeral services will be held Friday. Interment will be made at Senecaville cemetery.
Submitted by: Betty Stillion Shinn.
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