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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 ...
  • Abraham Feldman, former North Shore resident, dies
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 30 Jan 1975, p. 40     Abraham Feldman, 72, died January 25 at his residence in Pompano Beach, Fla. He had lived in Glenview and Wilmette before moving to Glencoe at 25 Aspen Ln. Mr. Feldman is survived by his wife, Minnie; a son, Morris; a daughter, Rebecca Conviser; two brothers, William and David; and two ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 30 Jan 1975, p. 40   Abraham Feldman, 72, died January 25 at his residence in Pompano Beach, Fla. He had lived in Glenview and Wilmette before moving to Glencoe at 25 Aspen Ln. Mr. Feldman ...
  • 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...
  • Adelbert Shutts Dead
    Newspaper  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 21 May 1914, p. 2     ...
    Newspaper  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 21 May 1914, p. 2   ...
  • Aged Gross Point Man Passes Away
    Newspaper  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 21 May 1914, p. 1     Thomas Bohnen, 83 years old, one of the oldest and best known farmers residing in Gross Point, died in the family home Friday after a lingering illness. ...
    Newspaper  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 21 May 1914, p. 1   Thomas Bohnen, 83 years old, one of the oldest and best known farmers residing in Gross Point, died in the family home Friday after a lingering illness. ...
  • Aged Wilmette Resident was Buried Here Tuesday [John Wesgforth, Sr.]
    Newspaper  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 1 Aug 1918, p. 5     ...
    Newspaper  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 1 Aug 1918, p. 5   ...
  • Aged Wilmette Undertaker is Called by Death
    Newspaper  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 2 Oct 1913, p. 1     Mathias Blocks died in Evanston on Tuesday. ...
    Newspaper  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 2 Oct 1913, p. 1   Mathias Blocks died in Evanston on Tuesday. ...
  • 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 ...
  • Alex made a wish and it came true, letter David Dewey
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Sep 2000, p. 16     ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Sep 2000, p. 16   ...
  • Alice Blackburn Dungan, former "Mitzi" columnist, dies at 78
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 11 Mar 1976, p. 76     Alice Blackburn Dungan, 78, died Feb. 26 at Evanston Hospital following a long illness. Her obituary was reported in last week's issue, but her daughter, Patricia D. Hitchock of Oshkosh, Wis., expanded upon that brief report. She is survived by her daughter; a sister, Helen B. Carter; and five grandchildren. ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 11 Mar 1976, p. 76   Alice Blackburn Dungan, 78, died Feb. 26 at Evanston Hospital following a long illness. Her obituary was reported in last week's issue, but her daughter, Patricia D. Hitchock of Oshkosh, ...
  • Alice E. Wheelock is taken by death
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 12 Oct 1923, p. 1     Correction from 19 October 1923: The Travel Club, of which Alice was a member, is not "interested in the distribution of various publications."...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 12 Oct 1923, p. 1   Correction from 19 October 1923: The Travel Club, of which Alice was a member, is not "interested in the distribution of various publications."...
  • 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 ...
  • Arno von Reinsperg is killed in crash
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 9 Mar 1933, p. 15     Arno Hans von Reinsperg, 18 years old, 726 Laurel avenue, Wilmette, was killed early Sunday morning [5 Mar 1933] in a traffic accident. Arnold Johnson, 735 Tenth street [10th St.], who was riding with von Reinsperg, was injured. Von Reinsperg was a son of the late Hans von Reinsperg. Young ...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 9 Mar 1933, p. 15   Arno Hans von Reinsperg, 18 years old, 726 Laurel avenue, Wilmette, was killed early Sunday morning [5 Mar 1933] in a traffic accident. Arnold Johnson, 735 Tenth street [10th St.], ...
  • Article on death [Karen Buehler Creigh] invaded privacy, letter Connie Haugsness
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 27 May 1999, p. 14     ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 27 May 1999, p. 14   ...
  • Ashes of D. H. Burnham Will Arrive This Week
    Newspaper  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 11 Jul 1912, p. 5     The ashes of the late D. H. Burnham, whose body was cremated in Heidelberg shortly after his death in June, arrived in New York Tuesday evening. Pierce Anderson, member of the firm of D. H. Burnham & Co., accompanied the remains. John and D. H. Burnham, Jr., sons of the ...
    Newspaper  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 11 Jul 1912, p. 5   The ashes of the late D. H. Burnham, whose body was cremated in Heidelberg shortly after his death in June, arrived in New York Tuesday evening. Pierce Anderson, member of ...
  • 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 ...
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