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  • Jones, Eugene Blanchard
    Genealogical ResourceNewspaper  appeared in Lake Shore News, 21 Nov 1918, p. 8. Date of Event: 13 Sep 1918     The following letter, written by a fellow member of the Lafayette Escadrille, describes the very fight in which Lieutanant Eugene B. Jones gave his life. It gives one some idea of the tremendous hazard of an aviator's everyday experience, of what a miracle it is that they ever do come ...
    Genealogical ResourceNewspaper  appeared in Lake Shore News, 21 Nov 1918, p. 8. Date of Event: 13 Sep 1918   The following letter, written by a fellow member of the Lafayette Escadrille, describes the very fight in which Lieutanant Eugene B. Jones gave his life. It gives one some idea ...
  • Wolff, Alfred
    Genealogical ResourceNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 10 Oct 1974, p. 38     Former wing-walker locally based
    One of the fascinating traditions in these parts is the North Shore Sunday Evening Club which opens its 59th consecutive season of travelog films this week at New Trier East High School. More details on this are found on page 46 of today's Wilmette ...
    Genealogical ResourceNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 10 Oct 1974, p. 38   Former wing-walker locally based
    One of the fascinating traditions in these parts is the North Shore Sunday Evening Club which opens its 59th consecutive season of travelog films this week ...
  • Schaefer, Joan
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 10 Aug 1939, p. 5. Date of Event: 6 Aug 1939     Girl Is Shot Through Head; Recovery seen
    Neighbor Admits Firing Rifle at Squirrel at Time of Accident; Released on Bond

    Joan Schaefer, 9 years old, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Al M. Schaefer, 1501 Washington avenue, was shot through the head at 6 o'clock Sunday evening, as ...
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 10 Aug 1939, p. 5. Date of Event: 6 Aug 1939   Girl Is Shot Through Head; Recovery seen
    Neighbor Admits Firing Rifle at Squirrel at Time of Accident; Released on Bond

    Joan Schaefer, 9 years old, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. ...
  • Prouty, Mary B.
    Genealogical ResourceImageNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 28 Sep 1939, p. 25. Date of Event: 28 Sep 1939     photograph p.24...
    Genealogical ResourceImageNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 28 Sep 1939, p. 25. Date of Event: 28 Sep 1939   photograph p.24...
  • Alles, Frank
    Genealogical ResourceImageTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 28 Sep 1939, p. 25. Date of Event: 28 Sep 1939     In a log house which stood at what is now the north entrance to Indian Hill Club, Frank Alles, whose present home is at 1636 Lake avenue, Wilmette, was born on August 5, 1861. his father had come to this country from Germany in 1839. On May 5, 1885, Mr. ...
    Genealogical ResourceImageTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 28 Sep 1939, p. 25. Date of Event: 28 Sep 1939   In a log house which stood at what is now the north entrance to Indian Hill Club, Frank Alles, whose present home is at 1636 Lake avenue, Wilmette, was born ...
  • 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 ...
  • Walsh, Mary
    Genealogical ResourceImageTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 17 Aug 1939, p. 26. Date of Event: 15 Sep 1939     Miss Mary Walsh is another Winnetka girl who will be a debutante this fall. Her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur W. Walsh of 858 Sunset road, will introduce her at a tea on Friday, September 15. To her, too, will go an invitation from the Winnetka board of Northwestern Settlement ...
    Genealogical ResourceImageTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 17 Aug 1939, p. 26. Date of Event: 15 Sep 1939   Miss Mary Walsh is another Winnetka girl who will be a debutante this fall. Her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur W. Walsh of 858 Sunset road, will introduce her at ...
  • Engels, Joseph
    Genealogical ResourceImageTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 28 Sep 1939, p. 25. Date of Event: 28 Sep 1939     Photograph on p.24...
    Genealogical ResourceImageTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 28 Sep 1939, p. 25. Date of Event: 28 Sep 1939   Photograph on p.24...
  • Blasius, Peter
    Genealogical ResourceImageTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 28 Sep 1939, p. 25. Date of Event: 28 Sep 1939     Peter Blaslus, 385 Birch street, Winnetka, was born June 22, 1867, his parents at that time living on Willow road, just cast of the railroad. On November 10, 1897, he was married to Mary Berry, a native of Ireland, the companionship started at that time continuing to the present day. ...
    Genealogical ResourceImageTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 28 Sep 1939, p. 25. Date of Event: 28 Sep 1939   Peter Blaslus, 385 Birch street, Winnetka, was born June 22, 1867, his parents at that time living on Willow road, just cast of the railroad. On November 10, 1897, he ...
  • Ketchum, Helen R.
    Genealogical ResourceImageTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 28 Sep 1939, p. 25. Date of Event: 28 Sep 1939     Photograph p.24...
    Genealogical ResourceImageTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 28 Sep 1939, p. 25. Date of Event: 28 Sep 1939   Photograph p.24...
  • Hartmann, Henry
    Genealogical ResourceImageTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 28 Sep 1939, p. 25. Date of Event: 28 Sep 1939     Henry Hartmann, 537 Illinois road, Wilmette, is another native New Trier resident whose memory runs back to the early days when the North Shore was virgin forest, and neighbors few and far between. He was born on October 1, 1867, in the same house in which he now lives and ...
    Genealogical ResourceImageTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 28 Sep 1939, p. 25. Date of Event: 28 Sep 1939   Henry Hartmann, 537 Illinois road, Wilmette, is another native New Trier resident whose memory runs back to the early days when the North Shore was virgin forest, and neighbors few ...
  • Hoffman, Phillip
    Genealogical ResourceImageTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 28 Sep 1939, p. 25. Date of Event: 28 Sep 1939     Phillip Hoffmann, 512 Ridge road, Wilmette, was born in 1863, in the old Hoffmann homestead, which still stands at 204 Ridge road, only a few blocks from his present home. Early in life Mr. Hnffmann and his brother, John A., 1922 Wilmette avenue, two years younger, formed a partnership and ...
    Genealogical ResourceImageTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 28 Sep 1939, p. 25. Date of Event: 28 Sep 1939   Phillip Hoffmann, 512 Ridge road, Wilmette, was born in 1863, in the old Hoffmann homestead, which still stands at 204 Ridge road, only a few blocks from his present home. ...
  • Obituary:  Roman J. Rengel
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 23 Feb 1995, p. 167     The patriarch of the family that has operated Rengel's fruit and vegetable stand on Old Glenview Road for more than 85 years, Roman J. Rengel, died Feb. 16 at his home in Wilmette. He was 85. His father, William, was operating the stand when Mr. Rengel was born on the ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 23 Feb 1995, p. 167   The patriarch of the family that has operated Rengel's fruit and vegetable stand on Old Glenview Road for more than 85 years, Roman J. Rengel, died Feb. 16 at his ...
  • Obituary: M. Lee Bishop
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 20 Nov 2003, Section News, p. 32     photo...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 20 Nov 2003, Section News, p. 32   photo...
  • Anniversary Jewish Life in America
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 27 Oct 2005, D16     350th anniversary of Jewish Life in North America celebrated with a concert at the Ravinia Festival in Highland Park Aug. 28th photograph...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 27 Oct 2005, D16   350th anniversary of Jewish Life in North America celebrated with a concert at the Ravinia Festival in Highland Park Aug. 28th photograph...
  • Birthday: Tanner R. Davis
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 22 Apr 1982, p. 131     Paid advertisement with childhood photo...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 22 Apr 1982, p. 131   Paid advertisement with childhood photo...
  • Maj. Henry Dalton dies from wounds served in Europe
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 17 May 1945, ?     Photo...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 17 May 1945, ?   Photo...
  • Weddings: Laura Ann Kieszkowski and Michael David Gantz
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 19 Feb 2004, Section Images, p. 138     Photo....
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 19 Feb 2004, Section Images, p. 138   Photo....
  • Engagements: Carey Jennings and Noah Wintroub
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 19 Feb 2004, Section Images, p. 138     Photo....
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 19 Feb 2004, Section Images, p. 138   Photo....
  • Wilmette Loses Distinguished Citizen In Sudden Death of Dr. Geo. F. Butler
    Newspaper  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 24 Jun 1921, p. 1     photograph...
    Newspaper  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 24 Jun 1921, p. 1   photograph...
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