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  • Mrs. Catherine Nelson drowns in lake Friday
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 31 Dec 1926, p. 9     Mrs. Catherine M. Nelson, 58 years of age, residing at 516 Orchard Lane, Winnetka, was found dead on the beach near the foot of Elder Lane, Winnetka, at about 11 o'clock last Friday morning. A verdict of "suffocation by drowning" was returned by a coroner's jury at an inquest held ...
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 31 Dec 1926, p. 9   Mrs. Catherine M. Nelson, 58 years of age, residing at 516 Orchard Lane, Winnetka, was found dead on the beach near the foot of Elder Lane, Winnetka, at about 11 ...
  • Charles R. Erwin of Kenilworth is summoned by death
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 17 Dec 1926, p. 64     Charles R. Erwin, of Kenilworth, president of the board of Erwin Wasey and company, of Chicago, one of the outstanding advertising agencies of the world, passed away Tuesday, afternoon, December 14, at his winter home in Winter Haven, Fla. For some weeks he had been suffering from an acute ...
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 17 Dec 1926, p. 64   Charles R. Erwin, of Kenilworth, president of the board of Erwin Wasey and company, of Chicago, one of the outstanding advertising agencies of the world, passed away Tuesday, afternoon, December ...
  • Miss Marie Hopp taken by death on December 6
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 17 Dec 1926, p. 23     Funeral services for Miss Marie Hopp, a resident of Wilmette for twelve years, who passed away Monday, December 6, were held from the residence at 1630 Lake avenue, Saturday, December 11. The services were delayed awaiting the arrival of Miss Hopp's sister, Mrs. John F. Fuhrmann of Miami, ...
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 17 Dec 1926, p. 23   Funeral services for Miss Marie Hopp, a resident of Wilmette for twelve years, who passed away Monday, December 6, were held from the residence at 1630 Lake avenue, Saturday, December ...
  • Infant son dies [Charles Kieser]
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 17 Dec 1926, p. 66     Charles Kieser, infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Kieser, died at the home of his parents, 302 Greenwood avenue, Glencoe, last Saturday night. Funeral services were held from the Sacred Heart church, Hubbard Woods, at 2 o'clock, Tuesday. Burial in the Hubbard Woods cemetery....
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 17 Dec 1926, p. 66   Charles Kieser, infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Kieser, died at the home of his parents, 302 Greenwood avenue, Glencoe, last Saturday night. Funeral services were held from the ...
  • Board passes resolution on George Porter's death
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 10 Dec 1926, p. 60     Resolution of sympathy passed by Village board; George Hull Porter was to have been inqugurated member of Sanitary board last Tuesday ...
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 10 Dec 1926, p. 60   Resolution of sympathy passed by Village board; George Hull Porter was to have been inqugurated member of Sanitary board last Tuesday ...
  • Conduct service Friday for Miss Mabel Feltmann
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 3 Dec 1926, p. 54     Funeral services for Miss Mabel Feltmann, who died Wednesday morning, November 24, were held Friday morning from St. Joseph's church. Burial was in Memorial ark cemetery. The Ouilmette court of the Catholic Daughters of America led the funeral procession.

    Miss Feltmann, who was the 20-year ...
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 3 Dec 1926, p. 54   Funeral services for Miss Mabel Feltmann, who died Wednesday morning, November 24, were held Friday morning from St. Joseph's church. Burial was in Memorial ark cemetery. The Ouilmette court of ...
  • F. H. Stanwood dies
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 3 Dec 1926, p. 60     Frank H. Stanwood, 1411 Forest avenue, died at his home on Monday, November 30. He is survived by his wife, Dala Stanwood, and three daughters, Ruth Hagen Stanwood, Mrs. Smith and Mrs. Thompson of Boston. The remains were taken to Lowell, Mass., for burial....
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 3 Dec 1926, p. 60   Frank H. Stanwood, 1411 Forest avenue, died at his home on Monday, November 30. He is survived by his wife, Dala Stanwood, and three daughters, Ruth Hagen Stanwood, Mrs. Smith ...
  • Two laborers killed when Skokie train hits truck [Frank Stupka; Walter J. Bill]
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 26 Nov 1926, p. 44     An open verdict of death by accident when their car skidded on a slippery pavement directly in the path of a Chicago North Shore and Milwaukee limited train at the Lake avenue crossing of the Skokie Valley route early last Friday morning, was returned by a coroner's jury at an ...
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 26 Nov 1926, p. 44   An open verdict of death by accident when their car skidded on a slippery pavement directly in the path of a Chicago North Shore and Milwaukee limited train at the ...
  • Henry G. Meinshausen dies at residence here
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 19 Nov 1926, p. 52     Original text reads: ... survived by his three brothers, George and Gustaf of widow, Mrs. Mary Meinshausen, and Norwood, Cincinnati, O., and William Meinshausen ......
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 19 Nov 1926, p. 52   Original text reads: ... survived by his three brothers, George and Gustaf of widow, Mrs. Mary Meinshausen, and Norwood, Cincinnati, O., and William Meinshausen ......
  • Janitor dies [Thomas Brady]
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 12 Nov 1926, p. 34     Thomas Brady, aged 63, and for the past year and a half employed as janitor at the Laurel school, died at his home, at 711 Washington street, Evanston, Sunday, November 7. His death was attributed to heart failure as a result of advanced years. He had enjoyed good health and ...
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 12 Nov 1926, p. 34   Thomas Brady, aged 63, and for the past year and a half employed as janitor at the Laurel school, died at his home, at 711 Washington street, Evanston, Sunday, November ...
  • L. W. Foster, well known piano tuner, falls dead
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 5 Nov 1926, p. 1     L. W. Foster, known to north shore residents as a piano tuner, dropped dead as he rose from the supper table at the home of his sister, Mrs. Lucas Van Allen, in New York, week before last.

    Mr. Foster, who was seventy-five years old, was living with his sister in their ...
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 5 Nov 1926, p. 1   L. W. Foster, known to north shore residents as a piano tuner, dropped dead as he rose from the supper table at the home of his sister, Mrs. Lucas Van ...
  • Death takes mother [mother of Rev. William Guise]
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 5 Nov 1926, p. 24     ...
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 5 Nov 1926, p. 24   ...
  • Robert Hudson, former I. O. O. F. master, dead
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 29 Oct 1926, p. 47     Robert Hudson, aged 43 years, passed away at his home, 886 Willow road, Winnetka, Sunday afternoon, October 24. For more than three years he had been suffering from heart trouble and at different times during that period had been confined to his home. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, by ...
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 29 Oct 1926, p. 47   Robert Hudson, aged 43 years, passed away at his home, 886 Willow road, Winnetka, Sunday afternoon, October 24. For more than three years he had been suffering from heart trouble ...
  • Death takes pioneer: Edward A. Burge, resident of Wilmette forty years, dies at advanced age of 87 years
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 15 Oct 1926, p. 8     Edward A. Burge, a well known resident of Wilmette for nearly forty years, passed away at the home of his son Edward H. Burge, 924 Forest avenue, Friday, October 8.

    Coming to Wilmette in 1887, Mr. Burge found a village of a few hundred people which he prophesied would once become ...
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 15 Oct 1926, p. 8   Edward A. Burge, a well known resident of Wilmette for nearly forty years, passed away at the home of his son Edward H. Burge, 924 Forest avenue, Friday, October 8.

    Coming ...
  • Local man drowns when he falls from bridge [R. H. McCullough]
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 8 Oct 1926, p. 11     R. H. McCullough, of the Central hotel, was drowned when he fell from the Glenview road bridge over the north branch of the Chicago river last Sunday. McCullough, who had lived in Wilmette for about two years, was thought to have been sitting on the railing of the bridge and ...
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 8 Oct 1926, p. 11   R. H. McCullough, of the Central hotel, was drowned when he fell from the Glenview road bridge over the north branch of the Chicago river last Sunday. McCullough, who had ...
  • Frederick H. Haines taken by death Tuesday
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 1 Oct 1926, p. 6     Following an illness of more than a year, Frederick H. Haines, 823 Greenleaf avenue, died last Tuesday evening at his home. Services will be held this afternoon from the Church of The Atonement in Rogers Park, and burial will be at the Rosehill cemetery. Mr. Haines had been connected with ...
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 1 Oct 1926, p. 6   Following an illness of more than a year, Frederick H. Haines, 823 Greenleaf avenue, died last Tuesday evening at his home. Services will be held this afternoon from the Church ...
  • Former Wilmette resident dies after long illness [Elizabeth Adams Meginnis]
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 1 Oct 1926, p. 6     Funeral services for Mrs. Elizabeth Adams Meginnis, formerly of Wilmette, were held from St. Luke's church, Evanston, last Monday, Dr. George Craig Stewart officiating. The body was taken to Graceland chapel for cremation. Mrs. Meginnis died at her home, 2323 Harrison street, Evanston, last ...
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 1 Oct 1926, p. 6   Funeral services for Mrs. Elizabeth Adams Meginnis, formerly of Wilmette, were held from St. Luke's church, Evanston, last Monday, Dr. George Craig Stewart officiating. The body was taken to Graceland ...
  • Hold funeral services for Edward Struggles
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 24 Sep 1926, p. 3     Edward Struggles, 86 years old, who lived with his daughter, Lillian, at 1620 Spencer avenue, Wilmette, died last Tuesday morning after an illness of two years. Funeral services were held Thursday afternoon from the home, Rev. James Austin Richards of the Winnetka Congregational church officiating, ...
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 24 Sep 1926, p. 3   Edward Struggles, 86 years old, who lived with his daughter, Lillian, at 1620 Spencer avenue, Wilmette, died last Tuesday morning after an illness of two years. Funeral services were held ...
  • William H. DeWitt dies
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 17 Sep 1926, p. 37     William Henry DeWitt passed away Wednesday, September 8, at the home of his son, James A. DeWitt of Schiller street. Mr. DeWitt was 68 years old and had been in failing heath for some time. The remains were sent to Oak Hills, Kansas, Mr. DeWitt's former home, for burial....
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 17 Sep 1926, p. 37   William Henry DeWitt passed away Wednesday, September 8, at the home of his son, James A. DeWitt of Schiller street. Mr. DeWitt was 68 years old and had been in ...
  • Death takes aged father of Dr. H. G. Walton-Ball [death of Albert N. Ball]
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 17 Sep 1926, p. 42     Dr. H. G. Walton-Ball of 1609 Central avenue and with offices at 1209 Wilmette avenue, left Monday for Toronto, Canada, to attend the funeral of his aged father, Albert N. Ball, whose death occurred very suddenly Sunday night. He was 95 years old. Dr. Walton-Ball's mother, who is 80 years ...
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 17 Sep 1926, p. 42   Dr. H. G. Walton-Ball of 1609 Central avenue and with offices at 1209 Wilmette avenue, left Monday for Toronto, Canada, to attend the funeral of his aged father, Albert N. ...
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