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  • 80 year resident of village passes away: hold funeral rites for Christian W. Braun; born in village 80 years ago
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 21 Oct 1927, p. 53     Christian W. Braun, one of the oldest residents of Wilmette and probably the oldest resident born here, passed quietly away following a two weeks' period of declining health at the age of 80 years at his home, 2135 Lake avenue, on Monday of this week. Simple and impressive rites were ...
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 21 Oct 1927, p. 53   Christian W. Braun, one of the oldest residents of Wilmette and probably the oldest resident born here, passed quietly away following a two weeks' period of declining health at the ...
  • Accident fatal to Peter J. Schaefer, Wilmette pioneer
    NewspaperImageTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 1 Apr 1927, p. 49     Photo of Peter Joseph Schaefer...
    NewspaperImageTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 1 Apr 1927, p. 49   Photo of Peter Joseph Schaefer...
  • Aged Wilmette Woman is Taken By Death
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 24 Feb 1938, p. 16     ...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 24 Feb 1938, p. 16   ...
  • Aged Wilmette Woman Is Taken by Death in East [Mary McClymont Scott]
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 24 Feb 1938, p. 16     Mrs. Mary McClymont Scott, 530 [unclear] Laurel avenue, Wilmette, passed away on Saturday at Stratford, Conn. She was 80 years of age. She is survived by a sister, Mrs. Helen Mathot of Evanston; by a brother, James McClymont of Holdridge, Neb., and by a niece, Mrs. Charles R. Shabino, with ...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 24 Feb 1938, p. 16   Mrs. Mary McClymont Scott, 530 [unclear] Laurel avenue, Wilmette, passed away on Saturday at Stratford, Conn. She was 80 years of age. She is survived by a sister, Mrs. Helen ...
  • Albert F. Robinson dies
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 25 Jan 1929, p. 12     Albert F. Robinson, father of Donald Robinson of 112 Woodbine avenue, Wilmette, passed away at his home in Oak Park Sunday. Mr. Robinson graduated from the University of Illinois in the class of 1880, and was bridge engineer for the Santa Fe raiilroad [sic]. All of the bridges along the ...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 25 Jan 1929, p. 12   Albert F. Robinson, father of Donald Robinson of 112 Woodbine avenue, Wilmette, passed away at his home in Oak Park Sunday. Mr. Robinson graduated from the University of Illinois in ...
  • Alice Holmes James Is Taken by Death Sunday
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 21 Nov 1935, p. 63     Mrs. Alice Holmes James died suddenly Sunday morning at her home 1304 Forest avenue, at the age of 62 years. She is survived by her husband, Evan R. James, and three children, Alice Holmes James of Wilmette; Robert E. James of Evanston and Mrs. Robert Perry of Williamsburg, Iowa. Burial ...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 21 Nov 1935, p. 63   Mrs. Alice Holmes James died suddenly Sunday morning at her home 1304 Forest avenue, at the age of 62 years. She is survived by her husband, Evan R. James, and ...
  • Anthony May, pioneer, dead: came to Wilmette as a child 72 years ago
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Jan 1924, p. 4     When Anthony F. May passed away Thursday, January 10, at his home at 1461 Wilmette avenue, Wilmette, the north shore lost one of its earliest settlers.

    Anthony F. May, 78 years old, who was a resident of Wilmette for 72 years, passed away at his home, 1461 Wilmette avenue, Thursday, ...
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Jan 1924, p. 4   When Anthony F. May passed away Thursday, January 10, at his home at 1461 Wilmette avenue, Wilmette, the north shore lost one of its earliest settlers.

    Anthony F. May, 78 ...
  • Assistant Fire Chief Passes Away
    NewspaperText  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 2 Jan 1913, p. 3     Evanston assistant Fire Marshall, John E. Sweeting, died on Dec. 25, 1912. He was born on August 4, 1860 in Acklain, Yorkshire, England. He leaves a widow and three children....
    NewspaperText  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 2 Jan 1913, p. 3   Evanston assistant Fire Marshall, John E. Sweeting, died on Dec. 25, 1912. He was born on August 4, 1860 in Acklain, Yorkshire, England. He leaves a widow and three children....
  • Attend Funeral of Edward C. [Carpenter] Hildreth
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Feb 1935, p. 15     Recent guests of Mrs. Edward C. Hildreth, 2006 Beechwood avenue, who came to attend the funeral of her husband last week were Mrs. P. C. Hildreth of Fairfield, Iowa, mother of the late Mr. Hildreth, Mrs. C. H. Heer of Fairfield, Iowa, Mrs. Paul Terry of Tuscaloosa, Ala., sister of ...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Feb 1935, p. 15   Recent guests of Mrs. Edward C. Hildreth, 2006 Beechwood avenue, who came to attend the funeral of her husband last week were Mrs. P. C. Hildreth of Fairfield, Iowa, mother ...
  • Attends Double Funeral [Dr. and Mrs. Horatio N. Boshell]
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 8 Jun 1933, p. 46     Mrs. C. J. [Carl J.] Nylund [aka Helena], 1634 Forest avenue, Wilmette, returned on Tuesday of last week from Melvin, Ill., where she had attended the double funeral on May 29, of Dr. and Mrs. Horatio N. Boshell who were killed in a tragic auto accident Thursday night, May 25, ...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 8 Jun 1933, p. 46   Mrs. C. J. [Carl J.] Nylund [aka Helena], 1634 Forest avenue, Wilmette, returned on Tuesday of last week from Melvin, Ill., where she had attended the double funeral on May ...
  • Baptist Miller, former resident, taken by death
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 22 Feb 1924, p. 4     Baptist Miller passed away Friday, February 15, at his home in Los Angeles, Cal. ...
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 22 Feb 1924, p. 4   Baptist Miller passed away Friday, February 15, at his home in Los Angeles, Cal. ...
  • C. F. [Charles Francis] Henning Fatally Injured in Accident
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 8 Oct 1936, p. 28     Charles Francis Henning, 55 years old, 909 Sheridan road, Glencoe, was fatally injured in an automobile accident Thursday evening of last week. ...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 8 Oct 1936, p. 28   Charles Francis Henning, 55 years old, 909 Sheridan road, Glencoe, was fatally injured in an automobile accident Thursday evening of last week. ...
  • C. Percy Skillin called by death Monday night
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 4 Apr 1924, p. 6     Clarence Percy Skillen...
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 4 Apr 1924, p. 6   Clarence Percy Skillen...
  • Called by death [Lucinda A. Rice]
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 11 Jan 1924, p. 4     Mrs. Lucinda A. Rice, 1423 Gregory avenue, aged 79 years, 5 months and 23 days, passed away Tuesday, January 8. Mrs. Jones is survived by her husband, Edward P. Jones, a son, Elliott C. Jones, and a sister, Mrs. Ellen M. Reeder....
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 11 Jan 1924, p. 4   Mrs. Lucinda A. Rice, 1423 Gregory avenue, aged 79 years, 5 months and 23 days, passed away Tuesday, January 8. Mrs. Jones is survived by her husband, Edward P. Jones, ...
  • Carl Hugo Linn dies after brief illness
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 8 Jun 1928, p. 6     Carl Hugo Linn, of 214 Fifth street, Wilmette, died Tuesday at the Evanston hospital after an illness of three weeks. Mr. Linn was 45 years old at the time of his death and is survived by his widow, Mrs. Martha Linn, and two children.

    As vice-president of the Mitchell-Faust Advertising ...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 8 Jun 1928, p. 6   Carl Hugo Linn, of 214 Fifth street, Wilmette, died Tuesday at the Evanston hospital after an illness of three weeks. Mr. Linn was 45 years old at the time of ...
  • Charla Krupp remembered for kindness, talent
    NewspaperImageTextGenealogical Resource  Routliffe, Kathy, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 2 Feb 2012, p. 7     Fashion expert and best-selling author, Charla Krupp, who died January 23 in New York, grew up in Wilmette and attended New Trier High School. Photograph of Krupp....
    NewspaperImageTextGenealogical Resource  Routliffe, Kathy, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 2 Feb 2012, p. 7   Fashion expert and best-selling author, Charla Krupp, who died January 23 in New York, grew up in Wilmette and attended New Trier High School. Photograph of Krupp....
  • Charles  F. Southward Taken by Death Friday
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 9 May 1935, p. 17     Charles F. Southward, 306 Oxford road, Kenilworth, died at his home last Friday at the age of 72 years. He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Nellie Southward, two daughters, Mrs. Herman R. Pomper of Highland Park and Miss Helen Southward of Kenilworth, and one son, Charles, of Kenilworth. ...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 9 May 1935, p. 17   Charles F. Southward, 306 Oxford road, Kenilworth, died at his home last Friday at the age of 72 years. He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Nellie Southward, two daughters, ...
  • Charles J. Field dies at Wilmette residence
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 25 Jan 1929, p. 12     Charles J. Field, 61, of 1331 Maple avenue, Wilmette, died suddenly at his home last Friday afternoon. Mr. Field, who was a representative of the Georgia Marble company, with offices in Chicago, moved to Wilmette ten years ago. He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Jennie R. Field; one son, ...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 25 Jan 1929, p. 12   Charles J. Field, 61, of 1331 Maple avenue, Wilmette, died suddenly at his home last Friday afternoon. Mr. Field, who was a representative of the Georgia Marble company, with offices ...
  • Charles L. Johnson, crash victim, buried October 19
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 25 Oct 1929, p. 34     Charles L. Johnson, 60, of 1616 Highland avenue, Wilmette, was injured in an automobile accident October 15, and died shortly after being taken to the North Shore Health resort. He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Joanna Johnson of Wilmette, and one daughter, Mrs. Paul C. L'Amoreaux of Winnetka. ...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 25 Oct 1929, p. 34   Charles L. Johnson, 60, of 1616 Highland avenue, Wilmette, was injured in an automobile accident October 15, and died shortly after being taken to the North Shore Health resort. He ...
  • Charles Spinner Dies from Injury in Crossing Crash
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 14 Feb 1935, p. 47     Double funeral services for Charles Spinner, 13-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Philip V. Spinner of Wilmette, and his grandfather, Joseph Spinner of Chicago were held on Monday morning. The boy died at the Wheeling hospital early Friday morning of injuries received in an automobile accident last Thursday evening. His ...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 14 Feb 1935, p. 47   Double funeral services for Charles Spinner, 13-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Philip V. Spinner of Wilmette, and his grandfather, Joseph Spinner of Chicago were held on Monday morning. The ...
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