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  • Wilmette 75th Anniversary, 1947 -Vertical File
    TextPublicationNewspaper       ... 18, 1947 75th Anniversary issue of the Wilmette Life....
    TextPublicationNewspaper     ... 18, 1947 75th Anniversary issue of the Wilmette Life....
  • Dibble, Harvey Montiville (Died)
    Genealogical ResourceNewspaper  appeared in Chicago Tribune, 17 Mar 1947, p. 26     Middle name derived from marriage record...
    Genealogical ResourceNewspaper  appeared in Chicago Tribune, 17 Mar 1947, p. 26   Middle name derived from marriage record...
  • 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 ...
  • Joy, Frank L.
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 18 Sep 1947, Anniversary supplement, p. 65. Date of Event: 12 Sep 1917     F. L. Joy was Civic Leader for 40 years. Three times president of the Village of Wilmette, Frank L. Joy was one of the civic leaders of the community for over 40 years. Born in New York City in 1945, Mr. Joy was a veteran of the Civil War. He ...
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 18 Sep 1947, Anniversary supplement, p. 65. Date of Event: 12 Sep 1917   F. L. Joy was Civic Leader for 40 years. Three times president of the Village of Wilmette, Frank L. Joy was one of the civic leaders of the community for ...
  • Schaefer, John
    Genealogical ResourceImageTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 18 Sep 1947, p. 2. Date of Event: 18 Sep 1947     John Schaefer, forbear of one of Wilmette's largest families, was born in Gross Point October 23, 1844, and is said to have been the first white child born in the Wilmette area. The son of Peter and Lena (Bleser) Schaefer, he resided here for well over a half-century, witnessed the ...
    Genealogical ResourceImageTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 18 Sep 1947, p. 2. Date of Event: 18 Sep 1947   John Schaefer, forbear of one of Wilmette's largest families, was born in Gross Point October 23, 1844, and is said to have been the first white child born in the ...
  • Dusham, Lombard
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 18 Sep 1947, 75th anniversary supplement, p. 3     One of Wilmette's earliest settlers was Lombard Dusham, who came to the area about 1837 and purchased 100 acres from Antoine Ouilmette just north of the Ouilmette family reservation, at 10 cents an acre. Lombard Dusham (the name, it is believed, was originally Du Charme) built himself a log cabin ...
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 18 Sep 1947, 75th anniversary supplement, p. 3   One of Wilmette's earliest settlers was Lombard Dusham, who came to the area about 1837 and purchased 100 acres from Antoine Ouilmette just north of the Ouilmette family reservation, at ...
  • Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Sep 1947
    NewspaperText       ...WID Thursday, September 18, 1947 CENTS A COPY $2.50 A YEAR...
    NewspaperText     ...WID Thursday, September 18, 1947 CENTS A COPY $2.50 A YEAR...
  • [Mrs. C.E. Fitch] Attends Funeral of Aunt [Elizabeth Merriam] in Framingham
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 23 Jan 1947, p. 71     Mrs. C.E. Fitch returned to her home, 1033 Elmwood avenue, Wilmette, on Sunday after attending the funeral of her aunt, Miss Elizabeth Merriman, 81, in Frramingham, Mass. on January 8th. ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 23 Jan 1947, p. 71   Mrs. C.E. Fitch returned to her home, 1033 Elmwood avenue, Wilmette, on Sunday after attending the funeral of her aunt, Miss Elizabeth Merriman, 81, in Frramingham, Mass. on January 8th. ...
  • Obituary: Norman T. Hallanger
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 23 Jan 1947, p. 71     Norman T. Hallanger died in Los Angeles January 12 of injuries received in an automobile accident there Christmas Eve. Mr. Hallanger was born in Lodi, Wis. Surviving is his wife, the former Cecelia Meyers, who is now living with her father, Herman Meyers, and a sister, Mrs. F. Turskay, at ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 23 Jan 1947, p. 71   Norman T. Hallanger died in Los Angeles January 12 of injuries received in an automobile accident there Christmas Eve. Mr. Hallanger was born in Lodi, Wis. Surviving is his wife, ...
  • Obituary: Lee Smith
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 23 Jan 1947, p. 71     Lee Smith, 811 Elm street, member of the Winnetka police force for 10 years, was killed January 15 when he fell from the Elm street railroad bridge in Winnetka. Mr. Smith, 32, was born in Winnetka. Surviving are his wife, the former Miss Catherine McCoy; a daughter, Sandra; a son, ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 23 Jan 1947, p. 71   Lee Smith, 811 Elm street, member of the Winnetka police force for 10 years, was killed January 15 when he fell from the Elm street railroad bridge in Winnetka. Mr. ...
  • Obituary: Gilbert F. Wagner
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 23 Jan 1947, p. 71     Gilbert F. Wagner, age 59, 599 Greenleaf avenue, Glencoe, died suddenly Saturday in Miami, Fla., where he was vacationing. Mr. Wagner was born in Princeton, Ill. Surviving is his wife, the former Miss Frances Hurford; a daughter, Mrs. Jeanne Schulman of Akron; a son, Gilbert F. Wagner, Jr. and two ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 23 Jan 1947, p. 71   Gilbert F. Wagner, age 59, 599 Greenleaf avenue, Glencoe, died suddenly Saturday in Miami, Fla., where he was vacationing. Mr. Wagner was born in Princeton, Ill. Surviving is his wife, ...
  • Obituary: John J. Moore
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 23 Jan 1947, p. 71     John J. Moore, formerly of 325 Maple avenue, Wilmette, passed away in Milwaukee, Wis., on Monday evening January 6. Interment was at Richmond, Ill. Mr. Moore would have been 90 years old on the day following his death. Surviving are a son, John R. Moore of Washington D.C.; a brother, ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 23 Jan 1947, p. 71   John J. Moore, formerly of 325 Maple avenue, Wilmette, passed away in Milwaukee, Wis., on Monday evening January 6. Interment was at Richmond, Ill. Mr. Moore would have been 90 ...
  • Obituary: Harry Hemb
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 23 Jan 1947, p. 71     Harry Hemb, 515 Linden avenue, Willmette, died Friday in St. Petersburg, Fla. He was 79 years old and was born in Norway. Survivors are a daughter, Mary, and three sons, Harold, Thorvald and Donald. Mr. Hemb was husband of the late Stella Hemb. Interment was at Memorial Park Cemetery. ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 23 Jan 1947, p. 71   Harry Hemb, 515 Linden avenue, Willmette, died Friday in St. Petersburg, Fla. He was 79 years old and was born in Norway. Survivors are a daughter, Mary, and three sons, ...
  • Obituary: Bernard Brady
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 23 Jan 1947, p. 71     Bernard Brady, 46, who was born in Wilmette, died last Saturday night in Winchendon Mass., as the result of a heart attack. Surviving are his wife, Rhea Garneau Brady, three daughters, Margaret, Barbara and Helen, and a son Terrence. Brothers and sisters who survive include John Brady of Waukegan, Thomas ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 23 Jan 1947, p. 71   Bernard Brady, 46, who was born in Wilmette, died last Saturday night in Winchendon Mass., as the result of a heart attack. Surviving are his wife, Rhea Garneau Brady, three ...
  • Obituary: Henry G. Dalton
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 23 Jan 1947, p. 71     Henry G. Dalton, 1029 Chestnut avenue, Wilmette, died January 14 of a heart attack in the home of friends, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Cavanagh, 43 Crescent drive, Glencoe. Mr. Dalton was born in Aurora 69 years ago. Surviving are his wife, Florence, and a son, John, who was married to ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 23 Jan 1947, p. 71   Henry G. Dalton, 1029 Chestnut avenue, Wilmette, died January 14 of a heart attack in the home of friends, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Cavanagh, 43 Crescent drive, Glencoe. Mr. Dalton ...
  • Obituary: Mathias Borre
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 23 Jan 1947, p. 71     ... 14 [1947] of a heart attack in his home. He and his wife, Frieda, lived...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 23 Jan 1947, p. 71   ... 14 [1947] of a heart attack in his home. He and his wife, Frieda, lived...
  • Obituary: Mildred Wiley
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 16 Jan 1947, p. 55     Miss Mildred Wiley passed away January 7 in the Presbyterian hospital in Chicago. She was born in McComb, Ill., the daughter of the Rev. and Mrs. William R. Wiley. Miss Wiley spent her summers with her sister, Mrs. Walter N. Sutherland of 617 Brier street, Kenilworth. Also surviving are a ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 16 Jan 1947, p. 55   Miss Mildred Wiley passed away January 7 in the Presbyterian hospital in Chicago. She was born in McComb, Ill., the daughter of the Rev. and Mrs. William R. Wiley. Miss ...
  • Obituary: Arthur Edward Andersen
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 16 Jan 1947, p. 55     Arthur Edward Andersen, resident at 44 Locust road, Winnetka, died Friday noon in St. Luke's hospital, Chicago. He is survived by his wife, Emma Arnold Andersen; a son, Arthur E. Anderson, Jr., of Crystal Lake; two daughters, Mrs. Vilas Johnson of Wilmette and Mrs. Robert E. Hornberger of Evanston and ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 16 Jan 1947, p. 55   Arthur Edward Andersen, resident at 44 Locust road, Winnetka, died Friday noon in St. Luke's hospital, Chicago. He is survived by his wife, Emma Arnold Andersen; a son, Arthur E. ...
  • Wilmette man's tragic story at last has a happy end
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 23 Jan 1947, p. 20     Andrew Geavaras, of Wilmette rejoined his wife, Sophie, whom he had not seen for seven years, and son, Tommy, 6 years old, whom he had never seen. Mr. Gavaras, who lives at the Central Hotel in Wilmette, was caught during a visit to Greece when the war broke out and ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 23 Jan 1947, p. 20   Andrew Geavaras, of Wilmette rejoined his wife, Sophie, whom he had not seen for seven years, and son, Tommy, 6 years old, whom he had never seen. Mr. Gavaras, who ...
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