Mrs. Emmeline Dupee Dies In Glencoe Home
Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 12 Jun 1913, p. 6

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12 Jun 1913
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Emmeline Wellington Dupec
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  • Illinois, United States
    Latitude: 42.07225 Longitude: -87.72284
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Mrs. Emmeline Wellington Dupee, widow of Charles B. Dupee, one of the pioneer packers of Chicago, died Friday in her home in Hawthorne avenue, Glencoe. She was 91 years old and had been a resident of that village for twenty-two years. Death was caused by infirmities incident to old age. Private funeral services were conducted in the chapel at Oakwoods cemetery Sunday afternoon by Rev. Jenkin Lloyd Jones. The burial was in Oakwoods. Practically every resident in Glencoe was acquainted with Mrs. Dupee. She was a most remarkable character, and in spite of her advanced age retained all her faculties until the last. Mrs. Dupee was born in Boston, Mass., July 21 1822. In the early 50's she came to Chicago with her husband. She was among the first members of the Chicago Woman's club and was also active in Unitarian church circles. She was well acquainted with all the notable leaders of this faith. Edward W. Hale and others. Mr. Dupee died in 1887. Mrs. Dupee leaves one son, C. Fred Dupee, and one daughter, Mrs. Reuben D. Coy, both of Chicago She also leaves five grandchildren.

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Mrs. Emmeline Dupee Dies In Glencoe Home