Sweeting, John E. (Died on 25 Dec 1912)
appeared in Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 2 Jan 1913, p. 3

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A sickness which had lasted for nearly six months caused the death Dec. 25 [1912] of Mrs. [sic] John E. Sweeting, assistant fire marshal of Evanston. Mr. Sweeting was born on Aug. 4, 1860, in Acklain, Yorkshire, England. He has resided in Evanston thirty-seven years, and has been a member of the fire department for twenty-four. He was appointed to the fire department on Dec. 4, 1887; was made captain in 1895, and appointed assistant fire marshall on June 1, 1905. He was the first man to be appointed on the payroll of a regular fire department in Evanston. His death was caused by cancer of the stomach, with other complications which has kept him on the sick list for six months. The funeral services were held Friday, Dec. 17, at 1:30 p.m. at the Emerson Street Presbyterian church. Mr. Sweeting leaves a widow and three children to mourn his death.

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2 Jan 1913
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25 Dec 1912
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  • Illinois, United States
    Latitude: 42.07225 Longitude: -87.72284
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Sweeting, John E. (Died on 25 Dec 1912)