Richard Dean's Homepage


***This page was last revised - December 28, 2017

(as Ephraim Cutler, Cutler Highway Marker, Veto, OH)

School of Hearing, Speech & Language Sciences
Now: Communication Sciences and Disorders, School of Rehabilitation and Communication Sciences
Ohio University -Athens, OH 45701

Ephraim Cutler Ohio Pioneer
Coonskin Library
Rockerbeater Looms Research
Hearing Aid Users Group
History of Mudsock - Pioneer Ohio Vlg.

Link to sample of Double Voice Christian Singer

New Location for Rockerbeater History Page:
Phyllis Dean - page webmaster (

Information that Might be of Interest !!!!!

 Am a Benefit Bank counselor working through the Church of the Good Shepherd, Athens, OH.  Counselors can assist middle to low income folds find assistance benefits and file federal and state income taxes.  Individual appointments are available: Call 740-593-6877


Am now a member of First Families of Athens County.  This was established on the basis of the following ancestors who were pioneers to Athens County, i.e. present prior to 1820:  Nathan Dean (1762-1830), Mary Thayer (his wife), Nathan Dean (1787-1837), Fannie Lane (his wife) and Nathan Wiliam Dean.  They are great-great-great-great-grandparents; great-great-great-grandparents; and great-great-grandfather (respectively). Brothers Gary, Larry and Jim and Son Nathan are also members.

Am now fully retired from School of Hearing, Speech and Language (now Division of Communication Sciences and Disorders), Ohio University, Athens, OH

Member of the D.V. Davis Men's Voice Choir in Jackson, OH.  This choir was organized on February 2009 in Jackson, OH. It is a 20-30 man choir that meets for an hour rehearsal in the Markay Theater, home of the Southern Hills Arts Council, on Tuesday evenings at 7:30-8:30 P. Bruce Ergood, Don Shamblin and Bob Williams, Barbershopers from Athens, are members. We leave Athens each Tuesday at 6:30 P.

Member and Secretary of the Athens Barbershop Chorus that is  currently rebuilding in the Richland Methodist Church, Pomeroy Rd.  If interested in  barbershop singing contact me.  We have aspirations of  making the chapter active again..

Member of the Ohio University Emeriti Assn. Board. Currently, chairman of the Emeriti Park and Emeriti Park Committee.  NOTE: Emeriti park volunteers meet for an hour each week in the park to perform maintenance Meetings are currently 9-10 A April through October.  Need additional volunteers. Tasks include: planting, mulching, weeding and other beautification projects under direction of Susan Calhoun, OU landscape coordinator.

Chairman of the Ohio University Emeriti Park Committee. It is about to conclude the 3 year project of planning and funding the Charles and Harriet Carlson Electronic Kiosk on the south overlook of Emeriti Park. Dedication is planned for 10 AM May20, 2018.

Currently  member of the Executive Board, Athens County United Seniors Board.

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This is fun site where you can enter your address and have the home page creat an actual map showing the location of the address you enter.
Barbershop Harmony Society (formerly Soc. for the Preservation & Encouragement of Barbershop Quartet Singing in America)
        I have been singing barbershop harmony for 8 years now as a lead and bass voice. I am secretary of the  
        Athens Chapter.


an early Ames pioneer village that may be the oldest documented village in the Northwest Territory that did not survive.
Underground Railroad Currrent activites in Ohio to bring attention to this historic system to assist slaves acquire their freedom.
David Lamb - Computer Guru
This page documents my experiences introducing David, my wife's second cousin, to the personal computer at age 96. David died a day belore his 104th birthday. David was using his fourth personal computer.



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