Mrs. Hannah Drury, pioneer resident, dies at age of 80
- Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 27 Dec 1929, p. 3
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Mrs. Hannah A. Drury, pioneer resident of the north shore, died Monday night at the home of her granddaughter, Mrs. Mildred Spear McAllister in Kenilworth two days before she reached her eightieth birthday. She had been in failing health for several years and had been confined to her bed since the day after Thanksgiving.
Mrs. Drury was born near McHenry in Lake County December 25, 1849. She was married to Edwin Drury, pioneer north shore real estate man, in 1871. Mr. Drury died 17 years ago.
Two years ago Mrs. Drury went to Kenilworth to live with her granddaughter, and prior to that time she lived continuously for 53 years in Wilmette, 50 years of which she lived in the 1100 block of Greenwood Avenue,. She was a charter member of the Wilmette Woman’s club, a member of the Shawnee County club and the Wilmette Old Settlers’ organization.
Surviving are her granddaughter, Mrs. Mildred Spear McAllister of Kenilworth, and her daughter, Mrs. Myrtle Drury Ling, of Wilmette.
Dr. George P. Magill, former pastor of the Wilmette Presbyterian church, conducted the funeral services which were held yesterday afternoon at 2 o’clock from the McAllister residence, 719 Cummings avenue, Kenilworth. Burial was private at Rosehill cemetery.
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- 27 Dec 1929
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- Drury, Edwin ; Drury, Hannah ; Ling, Myrtle ; Magill, George ; McAllister, Mildred
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