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Martins Ferry,

city (1990 pop. 7,990), Belmont co., E Ohio, on the Ohio River opposite Wheeling, W.Va.; settled 1780, inc. as a city 1885. It was formerly an industrial coal-mining and steel-manufacturing city. The novelist William Dean HowellsHowells, William Dean,
1837–1920, American novelist, critic, and editor, b. Martins Ferry, Ohio. Both in his own novels and in his critical writing, Howells was a champion of realism in American literature.
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 was born in Martins Ferry. In Walnut Grove Cemetery are the graves of Elizabeth (Betty) and Ebenezer ZaneZane, Ebenezer,
1747–1811, American pioneer and land speculator, b. near what is now Moorefield, W.Va. (then Virginia). With his brothers Silas and Jonathan, he went west in 1769 and established the settlement at Wheeling, of which he became the leader.
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At Odgen's the Times Leader of Martins Ferry, Ohio, Jennifer Compston-Strough has been named managing editor; previously, she'd been advancement and STEM education director at Olney Friends School of Barnesville, Ohio, for two years.
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Starting in an old glass factory building in Martins Ferry, Ohio, the brothers painted decorations on blanks made by other glass manufacturers, but soon, being unable to get the glass of the type and quality they needed, they decided to produce their own.
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Growing up in the mill and factory town of Martins Ferry, Ohio, Wright, of course, experienced first-hand the hard life of America's working poor.
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