Tansill, Mary (Died on 28 Dec 1936)
appeared in Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 31 Dec 1936, p. 18


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Mrs. Mary E. Tanshill [sic], 1601 Tenth street. Wilmette, passed away on Monday at the age of 89 years. The widow of R. W. Tansill, pioneer business man of Chicago, who was engaged in the cigar business and who preceded her in death by exactly 34 years to the day, was born in Circleville, Ohio. Following their marriage, her husband opened a store in Chicago which was destroyed by the fire of 1871. Later Mr. and Mrs. Tansill moved to New Mexico where they founded the town of Eddy, now known as Carlsbad, on the Pecos river. Funeral services will be held Thursday afternoon at the chapel of Graceland cemetery. She was survived by a son, Robert, with whom she had made her home, and by three grandchildren.


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Genealogical Resource
Newspaper
Item Types:
Obituaries
Clippings
Date of Publication:
31 Dec 1936
Date Of Event:
28 Dec 1936
Last Name(s):
Tansill
Local identifier:
Wilmette.BMD.3396
Language of Item:
English
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Tansill, Mary (Died on 28 Dec 1936)