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  • Wilmette Library Gets 22 New Books This Week
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 2 Nov 1928, p. 20     Eleven new non-fiction books and the same number of new rental books have been received at the Wilmette Public library this week according to an announcement by Miss Anne L. Whitmack, Librarian. ...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 2 Nov 1928, p. 20   Eleven new non-fiction books and the same number of new rental books have been received at the Wilmette Public library this week according to an announcement by Miss Anne L. ...
  • Marshall, Katherine W. (née Benton) (Died)
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 14 Dec 1928, p. 20. Date of Event: 10 Dec 1928     Mrs. Katherine W. Marshall, born in Chicago seven years ago, died last Monday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Lawrence Dudley, 414 Warwick road, Kenilworth. Her late husband, Charles Henry Marshall, was a prominent manufacturer and real estate owner, and her father, Thomas Benton, was one of ...
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 14 Dec 1928, p. 20. Date of Event: 10 Dec 1928   Mrs. Katherine W. Marshall, born in Chicago seven years ago, died last Monday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Lawrence Dudley, 414 Warwick road, Kenilworth. Her late husband, Charles ...
  • Mulford, Hope (Died)
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 23 Nov 1928, p. 47     Mrs. Hope Mulford, sister-in-law of Herbert B. Mulford, 835 Elmwood avenue, and a former resident of Wilmette, died suddenly of pneumonia last week-end at Susanville, Cal. Mrs. Mulford was the widow of Dr. E. R. Mulford who died about five years ago. Since then Mrs. Mulford had lived in Wilmette ...
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 23 Nov 1928, p. 47   Mrs. Hope Mulford, sister-in-law of Herbert B. Mulford, 835 Elmwood avenue, and a former resident of Wilmette, died suddenly of pneumonia last week-end at Susanville, Cal. Mrs. Mulford was the ...
  • Bullard, Leonora L. (née Kieser) (Died)
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 29 Jun 1928, p. 18. Date of Event: 23 Jun 1928     Mrs. Leonora L. Bullard, 21 years old, died at the Evanston hospital Saturday, June 23. Mrs. Bullard was the wife of Thomas E. Bullard, 1452 Wilmette avenue, Wilmette, and the mother of two children, Thomas E., Jr., and Laurella.

    Mrs. Bullard is also survived by four sisters and five ...
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 29 Jun 1928, p. 18. Date of Event: 23 Jun 1928   Mrs. Leonora L. Bullard, 21 years old, died at the Evanston hospital Saturday, June 23. Mrs. Bullard was the wife of Thomas E. Bullard, 1452 Wilmette avenue, Wilmette, and the ...
  • Wagner, Cecelia (née Felke) (Died)
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 29 Jun 1928, p. 18     Mrs. Cecelia Wagner Dies; Services at St. Joseph's Funeral services were held Saturday morning, June 23, for Mrs. Cecelia Wagner, widow of the late Peter Wagner, at the residence, 1700 Washington street, Wilmette, and at St. Joseph's church. Burial was at St. Boniface cemetery.

    Mrs. ...
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 29 Jun 1928, p. 18   Mrs. Cecelia Wagner Dies; Services at St. Joseph's Funeral services were held Saturday morning, June 23, for Mrs. Cecelia Wagner, widow of the late Peter Wagner, at the residence, 1700 ...
  • Burnham, Claude G. (Died)
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 29 Jun 1928, p. 18. Date of Event: 22 Jun 1928     Claude G. Burnham, executive vice president of the Chicago, Burlington, and Quincy railroad, died Friday, June 22, at his home, 536 Roslyn road, Kenilworth. An attack of heart disease, followed by pneumonia, caused his death.

    Mr. Burnham has had an active railroad career. He started with ...
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 29 Jun 1928, p. 18. Date of Event: 22 Jun 1928   Claude G. Burnham, executive vice president of the Chicago, Burlington, and Quincy railroad, died Friday, June 22, at his home, 536 Roslyn road, Kenilworth. An attack of heart disease, followed ...
  • Sykes, Leon Parkhurst (Died)
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 29 Jun 1928, p. 46. Date of Event: 17 Jun 1928     Leon Parkhurst Sykes died Sunday, June 17 in Hollywood, Cal., after a long illness of heart trouble. Mr. and Mrs. Sykes were spending the winter in California with their son, Sherman Mead Sykes, and expected to return to their home at 825 Lake avenue in the spring.

    Mr. Sykes was born ...
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 29 Jun 1928, p. 46. Date of Event: 17 Jun 1928   Leon Parkhurst Sykes died Sunday, June 17 in Hollywood, Cal., after a long illness of heart trouble. Mr. and Mrs. Sykes were spending the winter in California with their son, ...
  • Wilson, Robert B. M. (Died)
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 21 Dec 1928, p. 10     Funeral services were held in the Graceland chapel Monday last afternoon for Robert B. M. Wilson, who died last Saturday at 839 Park avenue, Wilmette, where he had been residing with his mother, Mrs. Amelia D. Wilson. Mr. Wilson was 46 years old. He was formerly a major of the ...
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 21 Dec 1928, p. 10   Funeral services were held in the Graceland chapel Monday last afternoon for Robert B. M. Wilson, who died last Saturday at 839 Park avenue, Wilmette, where he had been residing ...
  • Wilson, Mrs. Harry (Died)
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 7 Dec 1928, p. 11. Date of Event: 30 Nov 1928     Funeral services were held on Monday morning at 10 o'clock at St. Francis Xavier church, Wilmette, for Mrs. Harry Wilson, who died at her late residence, 729 Greenwood avenue, last Friday, November 30. Mrs. Wilson had been ill since January. She is survived by her husband, an engineer, and three ...
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 7 Dec 1928, p. 11. Date of Event: 30 Nov 1928   Funeral services were held on Monday morning at 10 o'clock at St. Francis Xavier church, Wilmette, for Mrs. Harry Wilson, who died at her late residence, 729 Greenwood avenue, last ...
  • Davis, Charles Gilbert,  (Died)
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 2 Nov 1928, p. 12     The death of Dr. Charles Gilbert Davis, 615 Laurel avenue, Wilmette, occurred Wednesday evening at 7:48 o'clock. Dr. Davis was 79 years of age and had been a resident of Wilmette for the past two years. The funeral will be from the residence Saturday afternoon at 2 o'clock. Burial will ...
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 2 Nov 1928, p. 12   The death of Dr. Charles Gilbert Davis, 615 Laurel avenue, Wilmette, occurred Wednesday evening at 7:48 o'clock. Dr. Davis was 79 years of age and had been a resident of ...
  • Tolen, George R. (Died)
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 24 Aug 1928, p. 5     George R. Tolen, of No. 1 Crescent place, Wilmette, vice-president and general manager of the Midland Paper company, died at 9 o'clock Sunday evening at the University hospital in Ann Arbor, Mich., rom [sic] injuries received in an automobile near Ann Arbor the previous Thursday.

    Mr. Tolen ...
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 24 Aug 1928, p. 5   George R. Tolen, of No. 1 Crescent place, Wilmette, vice-president and general manager of the Midland Paper company, died at 9 o'clock Sunday evening at the University hospital in Ann ...
  • Petersen, Jules (Died)
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 23 Nov 1928, p. 47. Date of Event: 14 Nov 1928     Friends of Jules Petersen, 12 year old son of Julius A. Petersen, 222 Cumberland road, Kenilworth, were grieved to learn of his sudden death Wednesday, November 14. The boy died while riding a bicycle, and his death is thought to have been caused by heart trouble. He was in the ...
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 23 Nov 1928, p. 47. Date of Event: 14 Nov 1928   Friends of Jules Petersen, 12 year old son of Julius A. Petersen, 222 Cumberland road, Kenilworth, were grieved to learn of his sudden death Wednesday, November 14. The boy died ...
  • Borre, Louis (Died)
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 23 Nov 1928, p. 47     Louis Borre died last Thursday afternoon at St. Francis hospital after a lingering illness. Funeral services were held at St. John's church, Wilmette, Tuesday morning, and burial was at Memorial Park cemetery. Mr. Borre was 33 years old. Surviving him are his widow, Mrs. Emma Borre; two children, ...
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 23 Nov 1928, p. 47   Louis Borre died last Thursday afternoon at St. Francis hospital after a lingering illness. Funeral services were held at St. John's church, Wilmette, Tuesday morning, and burial was at Memorial ...
  • Pestka, Joseph (Died)
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 13 Jul 1928, p. 3. Date of Event: 9 Jul 1928     Joseph Pestka, 1717 Hoveland court, Evanston, was drowned about 2:30 o'clock Sunday afternoon while swimming in the river filled gravel pit at Ridge road and Park place. Mr. Pestka was forty years old and the father of five children. With two sons, Albert, 16, and Joseph, Jr., 6, and two ...
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 13 Jul 1928, p. 3. Date of Event: 9 Jul 1928   Joseph Pestka, 1717 Hoveland court, Evanston, was drowned about 2:30 o'clock Sunday afternoon while swimming in the river filled gravel pit at Ridge road and Park place. Mr. Pestka was ...
  • Kirk, Myron F. (Died)
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 5 Oct 1928, p. 15     Myron F. Kirk, formerly of Wilmette, son-in-law of S. A. Wheelock, 822 Central avenue, died Tuesday of this week at Dallas, Texas, after an illness of our months. Funeral services were held at Dallas yesterday and burial was made there....
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 5 Oct 1928, p. 15   Myron F. Kirk, formerly of Wilmette, son-in-law of S. A. Wheelock, 822 Central avenue, died Tuesday of this week at Dallas, Texas, after an illness of our months. Funeral services ...
  • Ransom, Albert (Died)
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 5 Oct 1928, p. 39     Albert Ransom, grandfather of Mrs. J. W. Bottomley, 1325 Gregory avenue, died Thursday, September 27, at the Bottomley residence at the age of 82 years. Mr. Ransom had come to Wilmette a few months ago from Chicago. His death came after an illness of several days.

    Surviving him are his ...
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 5 Oct 1928, p. 39   Albert Ransom, grandfather of Mrs. J. W. Bottomley, 1325 Gregory avenue, died Thursday, September 27, at the Bottomley residence at the age of 82 years. Mr. Ransom had come to ...
  • Lee, Walter Harvey (Died)
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 30 Nov 1928, p. 52     Fate dealt strangely with Cliff B. Jacobs, 1302 Scott avenue, Hubbard Woods, and his sister, Mrs. Walter Harvey Lee, 1209 Astor street, Chicago, Wednesday last week, when, at almost the same hour of that day, death claimed the wife of Mr. Jacobs and the husband of Mrs. Lee.

    Mrs. Jacobs ...
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 30 Nov 1928, p. 52   Fate dealt strangely with Cliff B. Jacobs, 1302 Scott avenue, Hubbard Woods, and his sister, Mrs. Walter Harvey Lee, 1209 Astor street, Chicago, Wednesday last week, when, at almost the ...
  • Pease, Edward Hooker (Died)
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 30 Mar 1928, p. 10     Ellis Slater, formerly of Kenilworth, passed away in California last week. The remains were brought to Chicago for burial. Private services were held at Rosehill chapel. His son, Dwinnell Slater, and daughter, Mrs. Catherine Slater Wylie of Evanston, were with Mr. Slater and accompanied the remains ...
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 30 Mar 1928, p. 10   Ellis Slater, formerly of Kenilworth, passed away in California last week. The remains were brought to Chicago for burial. Private services were held at Rosehill chapel. His son, Dwinnell Slater, ...
  • Hart, M. B. (Died)
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 8 Jun 1928, p. 16. Date of Event: 8 Jun 1928     M. B. Hart, a former resident of Wilmette and Kenilworth, died at his home at Pittsfield, Mass., Thursday, May 31. Burial was in Pittsfield.

    Mr. Hart was well known on the north shore; he was at one time associated with the firm of Lord and Thomas and later with the Pritchfield ...
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 8 Jun 1928, p. 16. Date of Event: 8 Jun 1928   M. B. Hart, a former resident of Wilmette and Kenilworth, died at his home at Pittsfield, Mass., Thursday, May 31. Burial was in Pittsfield.

    Mr. Hart was well known on the ...
  • Hagen, Wilhelmina (Died)
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 8 Jun 1928, p. 19. Date of Event: 31 May 1928     Mrs. Wilhelmina Hagen, mother of Fred J. Hagen, of 1387 Scott avenue, Hubbard Woods, died Thursday morning, May 31, at the age of 84 years. Mrs. Hagen was taken ill with pneumonia on the Sunday morning previous.

    The funeral services were held Saturday morning at the son's home at Hubbard ...
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 8 Jun 1928, p. 19. Date of Event: 31 May 1928   Mrs. Wilhelmina Hagen, mother of Fred J. Hagen, of 1387 Scott avenue, Hubbard Woods, died Thursday morning, May 31, at the age of 84 years. Mrs. Hagen was taken ill ...
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