Madison County History and Genealogy

History and Genealogy



Martin W. Schryver Obituary

MARTIN W. SCHRYVER, RETIRED BANKER DIES (September 16, 1926) . . . was father of President of Citizens Bank - Funeral Tuesday. Remains of Martin Wesley SCHRYVER, retired Ohio banker, father of R. H. Schryver (Robert Howard Schryver), President of the Citizens Trust & Savings Bank, who died suddenly in South Mansfield, Louisiana, Friday, will be brought to Ohio for funeral and internment at Mt. Sterling. Funeral services will be held in the Methodist Church of that place, probably Tuesday afternoon.

Mr. Schryver was a native of Pickaway County, but had been active in civic and educational affairs of Mt. Sterling for many years, where, in 1869, he organized the first financial institution and later established the first newspaper there.  In recent years he had spent much time in the south, and only a few weeks ago went to Louisiana after a visit in this city. He spent the summer in Mr. Sterling, Columbus, and Chicago. Surviving him in addition to his son in Columbus, are two other sons C. H. of Chicago (Clyde Haven Schryver, Sr.) and G. H. of Los Angeles (Guy Hanson Schryver); three daughters, Miss Florence Schryver, and Mrs. J. R. Hosler of Columbus (Helen Rose Schryver) and Mrs. Omar Waldo of Mr. Sterling (Maude Bernice Schryver). D. A. Bank is a grandson.

Burial at Mount Sterling (Madison County), OH - Pleasant Cemetery

Submitted by: Barbara Jean (Schryver) Green, Great-Granddaughter