Aged resident dies at home of her son [Mrs. Mary E. Tansill]
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, who preceded her in death by exactly 34 years to the day, was born in Circleville, Ohio. 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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31 Dec 1936
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Tansill, Mary ; Tansill, R. W. ; Tansill, Robert
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    Latitude: 42.07225 Longitude: -87.72284
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Aged resident dies at home of her son [Mrs. Mary E. Tansill]