Selected records from the Piatt Funeral Home, Portsmouth, Ohio, are presented here courtesy of Wilma Jarrells.  Wilma has access to the records and will do lookups for other families if needed.  All recorded Piatt's are listed here.  Please email Wilma at  if you have questions or need further assistance.

Russell (Bud) Piatt ran this funeral home between Jan. 1944 and Dec. 1971.

PIATT, Archie Wells: 1131 Second St., W. Portsmouth, OH; occupation, Vulcan Last worker; b. May 5, 1902, Rocky
Fork, Otway, OH; d. September 28, 1964, Good Samaritan Nursing Home; wife, Hazel Pertuset Piatt; father, Armour Piatt; mother, Ida Cook; buried, Scioto Burial Park, Rushtown, OH

PIATT, Bieryl: Sheares Hollow; occupation, housewife; b.February 22, 1890, Scioto Co., OH; d. April 4, 1944,
724 8th St.; husband, William Homer Piatt; father, Henry Hillenbrandt b. Scioto Co., OH; mother,
Catherine Noel, b. Scioto Co., OH; buried, Rushtown Cemetery.

PIATT, Carlos Berlin: Brandon, FL; b. September 20, 1913, Adarfts Co., OH; d. November 2, 1972, Brandon, FL; cause of death, lung cancer; wife, Helen Hickman Piatt; father, Mark Piatt; mother, Grace Heisler; buried, Rushtown Cemetery.

PIATT, Cecil Emmett: Rt. 5, Hill Rd., W. Portsmouth; occupation, steel worker; WWI Veteran; b. January 14, 1898, Friendship, OH; d. January 6, 1951 at home; wife, Blanche Nichols Piatt; father, Armour Piatt; mother, Ida Florence Cook; buried, Friendship Cemetery.

PIATT, Dora Alice: Rt. 1, Dry Run, Portsmouth; occupation, housewife; b. July 25, 1884, Lawrence Co., OH; d. February 24, 1963, Portsmouth General Hospital; husband, William R. Piatt; father, Stephen Ailshire Piatt; mother, Mary E. Sumpture; buried, Rushtown.

PIATT, George Benjamin: Rt. 1, Dry Run, Portsmouth, OH; occupation, carpenter and cabinet maker; b. August 16, 1880, Adams Co., OH; d. October 2, 1964 at home; wife, Margaret Deboard Piatt; father, Jackson Piatt; mother, Barbara Shamblin; buried, Scioto Burial Park.

PIATT, Harvey Afton: 1818 Kendall Ave., Apt. A, Portsmouth; occupation, retired carpenter; b. January, ?, 1880, Adams Co., OH; d. August 24, 1954 at home; wife, Ethel Moore Piatt; father, Jacob Alexander Piatt; mother, Auro M. Murray; buried, Jamestown OH.

PIATT, Ida Florence: 1137 Front St., Portsmouth; b. February 8, 1877, Watseka, IL; d. February 13, 1958, Mercy Hospital; cause of death, right lower lobe, pneumonia, contributory cause, arteriosclerotic heart disease; father, Sim Cook; mother, Mischa Hazelbaker; buried, Friendship Cemetery.

PIATT, James Oakley: 214 Market St., Portsmouth, OH; occupation, restaurant worker; b. July 9, 1886, Adams Co., OH; d. February 5, 1963 at home; father, John Piatt; mother, Elizabeth Simpson; buried, McKendree Cemetery.

PIATT, Mark Frederick: Elyria, OH; b. January 27, 1891; d. February 8, 1963, Tampa1 FL; wife, Grace Heisler; father and mother not shown; buried, Rushtown Cemetery.

PIATT, Roy Forrest: Westgate Rd., W. Portsmouth; occupation, Vulcan Corp. shoe worker; WWI Veteran; b. January 16, 1896, Rocky Fork, OH; d. April 27, 1949 at home; Dr. Quinn, Coroner, certifying physician; wife, Mary Campbell Piatt; father, Armour Piatt; mother, Ida Florence Cook; buried, Friendship Cemetery.

PIATT, William Robert: Star Route, Portsmouth; occupation, retired foundry worker; b. July 2, 1882, Adams Co., OH; d.December 26, 1955, Mercy Hospital; wife, Dora A. Ailshire; father, Jackson P. Piatt; mother, Barbara Ellen Chamblin; buried, Rushtown Cemetery.

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