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  • Holmes, Henry H. (née Herman  W.Mudgett)
    Genealogical ResourceNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 18 Sep 1947, p. 70     Fire! Murder! Was Grim Tale of Earler Times: No solution but one suspect left town, another hanged for eastern crime [Heading]

    Excitement--there was plenty of that, too, in the good old days. A thrilling event of 1893 is told by Mrs. L.A. (Esther Dunshee) Bower, 1216 Ashland avenue, in ...
    Genealogical ResourceNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 18 Sep 1947, p. 70   Fire! Murder! Was Grim Tale of Earler Times: No solution but one suspect left town, another hanged for eastern crime [Heading]

    Excitement--there was plenty of that, too, in the ...
  • Bower, Lorin A., Mrs. (née EstherDunshee)
    Genealogical ResourceNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 18 Sep 1947, p. 70     Fire! Murder! Was Grim Tale of Earler Times: No solution but one suspect left town, another hanged for eastern crime [Heading]

    Excitement--there was plenty of that, too, in the good old days. A thrilling event of 1893 is told by Mrs. L.A. (Esther Dunshee) Bower, 1216 Ashland avenue, in ...
    Genealogical ResourceNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 18 Sep 1947, p. 70   Fire! Murder! Was Grim Tale of Earler Times: No solution but one suspect left town, another hanged for eastern crime [Heading]

    Excitement--there was plenty of that, too, in the ...
  • One Killed, 4 Injured in Traffic Collision
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 25 Oct 1945, p. 31     Miss Helen Chinn, of Chicago, was killed in a traffic accident October 21, at the intersection of Skokie Boulevard and Hibbard road in Wilmette. She was a passenger in a car driven by Bert Poy Nunn of New Castle, California. The car collided with the automobile driven by Edward C. ...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 25 Oct 1945, p. 31   Miss Helen Chinn, of Chicago, was killed in a traffic accident October 21, at the intersection of Skokie Boulevard and Hibbard road in Wilmette. She was a passenger in a ...
  • Obituary: Mrs. Luther W. Benson
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 25 Oct 1945, p. 39     Mrs. Esther M. (Peggy) Benson, wife of Luther W. Benson of Evanston, formerly of Wilmette, died October 20. In addition to her husband, she is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Clarence H. Rowe, the former Janet Benson of Torrington, Conn.; her mother, Mrs. Margaret Mellin; and two grandchildren, Carolyn Anne ...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 25 Oct 1945, p. 39   Mrs. Esther M. (Peggy) Benson, wife of Luther W. Benson of Evanston, formerly of Wilmette, died October 20. In addition to her husband, she is survived by a daughter, Mrs. ...
  • Obituary: Mrs. Charles E. Bidamon
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 25 Oct 1945, p. 39     Mrs. Rose Bidamon, wife of the late Charles Edward Bidamon, died October 19 at 238 Catalpa place, Wilmette, the home of her daughter, Mrs. Marshall V. Palm, with whom she had resided for 30 years. Mrs. Bidamon and her husband celebrated their Golden Wedding anniversary ten years ago. She is ...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 25 Oct 1945, p. 39   Mrs. Rose Bidamon, wife of the late Charles Edward Bidamon, died October 19 at 238 Catalpa place, Wilmette, the home of her daughter, Mrs. Marshall V. Palm, with whom she ...
  • Obituary: Mrs. Henry Eberhardt
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 25 Oct 1945, p. 39     Mrs. Maude Eberhardt, wife of Henry Eberhardt of 623 Prairie avenue, Wilmette, died October 20 at home. In addition to her husband, she leaves her mother, Mrs. William Atchison of Granite City, Ill., two brothers, Roger and Dale Atchison, also of Granite City, and two sisters, Mrs. Willard White of ...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 25 Oct 1945, p. 39   Mrs. Maude Eberhardt, wife of Henry Eberhardt of 623 Prairie avenue, Wilmette, died October 20 at home. In addition to her husband, she leaves her mother, Mrs. William Atchison of ...
  • Maternus Schaefer Leading Citizen in Early Gross Point
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Sep 1947, Section 75th anniversary supplement, p. 92     President of Gross Point for 13 years and a member of its first village board, Maternus Schaefer also filled the offices of village collector and school director for a quarter of a century. Mr. Schaefer was a farmer, owning 35 acres of land on section 33 of New Trier township, ...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Sep 1947, Section 75th anniversary supplement, p. 92   President of Gross Point for 13 years and a member of its first village board, Maternus Schaefer also filled the offices of village collector and school director for a quarter ...
  • Obituary: Sylvia Ann Gallie
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 25 Oct 1945, p. 39     Sylvia Ann Gallie, 12, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Donald M. Gallie, Jr., 1450 Shermer avenue, Northbrook, formerly of Wilmette, died October 17. Burial in Memorial Park cemetery. She was the granddaughter of Dr. and Mrs. D. M. Gallie of 1115 Elmwood avenue, Wilmette, and Mrs. Jack de Pass of ...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 25 Oct 1945, p. 39   Sylvia Ann Gallie, 12, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Donald M. Gallie, Jr., 1450 Shermer avenue, Northbrook, formerly of Wilmette, died October 17. Burial in Memorial Park cemetery. She was ...
  • Obituary: Philip L. Hillinger
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 25 Oct 1945, p. 39     Philip L. Hillinger, who had resided at 1520 Spencer avenue, Wilmette, for 33 years, died October 18, in St. Francis hospital, Evanston. Burial in All Saints cemetery. Mr. Hillinger is survived by three sons, the Rev. Raymond Hillinger of the Chicago Diocesan Mission band, William A. of Glenview, and Philip ...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 25 Oct 1945, p. 39   Philip L. Hillinger, who had resided at 1520 Spencer avenue, Wilmette, for 33 years, died October 18, in St. Francis hospital, Evanston. Burial in All Saints cemetery. Mr. Hillinger is ...
  • Obituary: Katherine McKimmon Sieber
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 25 Oct 1945, p. 39     Mrs. Katherine McKimmon Sieber, wife of the late Edward G. Sieber, died October 17, at her home, 1118 Lake avenue. A pioneer resident of the North Shore, Mrs. Sieber was born in Montreal, Canada, and came to Evanston with her parents in 1863. At the time of her marriage in ...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 25 Oct 1945, p. 39   Mrs. Katherine McKimmon Sieber, wife of the late Edward G. Sieber, died October 17, at her home, 1118 Lake avenue. A pioneer resident of the North Shore, Mrs. Sieber was ...
  • Obituary: George B. Bassler, Jr.
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 15 Feb 1945, p. 55     A/C George B. Bassler, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Bassler, Sr., of 301 Seventeenth street, Wilmette, died Thursday evening, February 6, in the Fitzimons Army General hospital, Denver, Colo., with burial following in Memorial Park. Cadet Bassler, who was born April 6, 1925, had been in the Army Air ...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 15 Feb 1945, p. 55   A/C George B. Bassler, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Bassler, Sr., of 301 Seventeenth street, Wilmette, died Thursday evening, February 6, in the Fitzimons Army General hospital, Denver, Colo., ...
  • Obituary: Miss Emma Donnersberger
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 15 Feb 1945, p. 55     Miss Emma Donnersberger, died early Friday morning in her home at 305 Central avenue, Wilmette. Interment in All Saints cemetery. She was the daughter of the late Joseph Donnersberger and the late Wilhelmina. She is survived by four sisters, Mrs. Mary D. English, Mrs. Agnes D. Minogue, Mrs. Mary Eva ...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 15 Feb 1945, p. 55   Miss Emma Donnersberger, died early Friday morning in her home at 305 Central avenue, Wilmette. Interment in All Saints cemetery. She was the daughter of the late Joseph Donnersberger and ...
  • Fire! Murder! Was Grim Tale of Earlier Times [1893]: No solution but one suspect left town, another hanged for eastern crime
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Sep 1947, Section 75th anniversary supplement, p. 70     Extract from the reminiscences of Mrs. L. A. (nee Esther Dunshee) Bower [Mrs. Lorin A. Bower], 1216 Ashland Avenue, regarding a suspicious fire east of the alley between Ninth and Tenth Streets [in 1893]. The house was occupied by a family named Wheeler. Mr. Wheeler's mother-in-law had been murdered and ...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Sep 1947, Section 75th anniversary supplement, p. 70   Extract from the reminiscences of Mrs. L. A. (nee Esther Dunshee) Bower [Mrs. Lorin A. Bower], 1216 Ashland Avenue, regarding a suspicious fire east of the alley between Ninth and ...
  • F. [Frank] L. Joy was Civic Leader for 40 years
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Sep 1947, Section 75th anniversary supplement, p. 65     Full date of death provided from other sources...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Sep 1947, Section 75th anniversary supplement, p. 65   Full date of death provided from other sources...
  • Woman's Club founded in Village's 19th Year: Miss Law founded group in 1891; Mrs. Herbert G. Leonard first President
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Sep 1947, Section 75th anniversary supplement, 1, 117, 118     The Woman's Club of Wilmette celebrated its 55th anniversary on November 6, 1946. Description of the early years of the organization. The organization was founded by Miss Ida I. Law and her sister Miss Anna E. Law in 1892. The first president was Mrs. Herbert G. Leonard, wife of the ...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Sep 1947, Section 75th anniversary supplement, 1, 117, 118   The Woman's Club of Wilmette celebrated its 55th anniversary on November 6, 1946. Description of the early years of the organization. The organization was founded by Miss Ida I. Law ...
  • Marsh and mire big problems of community: First railroad missed both Gross Point and Lake Shore settlements
    NewspaperText  Kline, James D. W., Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Sep 1947, Section 75th anniversary supplement, 1, 120     [article written by James D.W. Kline, 531 Eighth St., Wilmette] When the Chicago and Northwesten railway was put through to Waukegan in 1854, the line ran midway between the settlement along the lake shore and the early Gross Point village about two miles west. The low land eastward to the ...
    NewspaperText  Kline, James D. W., Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Sep 1947, Section 75th anniversary supplement, 1, 120   [article written by James D.W. Kline, 531 Eighth St., Wilmette] When the Chicago and Northwesten railway was put through to Waukegan in 1854, the line ran midway between the settlement ...
  • Patriarch of Schneider Clan
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Sep 1947, Section 75th anniversary supplement, p. 2     Photo late Joseph Schneider of Gross Point with his eight sons. Born in 1841, Joseph Schneider, accompanied his parents to this area from Germany when but a small boy and was for many years engaged in farming in the west section of the village (see biography elsewhere in this issue) ...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Sep 1947, Section 75th anniversary supplement, p. 2   Photo late Joseph Schneider of Gross Point with his eight sons. Born in 1841, Joseph Schneider, accompanied his parents to this area from Germany when but a small boy and ...
  • Niles was shore's only post office 111 years ago: Later mail came via Evanston; Wilmette got own service in 1870
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Sep 1947, Section 75th anniversary supplement, p. 2     Description of the development of mail service in the Wilmette area with a list of its early postmasters and their dates of service. ...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Sep 1947, Section 75th anniversary supplement, p. 2   Description of the development of mail service in the Wilmette area with a list of its early postmasters and their dates of service. ...
  • Barnard Thalmann was pioneer farmer here
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Sep 1947, Section 75th anniversary supplement, p. 4     Barnard Thalmann, a pioneer farmer of New Trier, was born in Prussia, March 23, 1836, and spent the first 11 years of his life in his native land. He was a son of Gerhard Thalmann, who was born in the same country, July 24, 1801, made farming his life work, ...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Sep 1947, Section 75th anniversary supplement, p. 4   Barnard Thalmann, a pioneer farmer of New Trier, was born in Prussia, March 23, 1836, and spent the first 11 years of his life in his native land. He was ...
  • Henry Winfield Miller was Wilmette Treasurer for term of 27 years.
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Sep 1947, Section 75th anniversary supplement, p. 6     Harry Winfield Miller was village treasurer from 1913 to his death in 1940, a consecutive term of 27 years. He was 77 at the time of his death. His wife preceded him in death by 18 years. There were no children. ...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Sep 1947, Section 75th anniversary supplement, p. 6   Harry Winfield Miller was village treasurer from 1913 to his death in 1940, a consecutive term of 27 years. He was 77 at the time of his death. His wife ...
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