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  • Attends funeral in east [death of Mrs. Charles H. Duncan]
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 19 Mar 1926, p. 34     Mrs. Roger E. Williams, 410 Forrest avenue, was called to Oil City, Pa., this week because of death of her grandmother, Mrs. Charles H. Duncan, who passed away in Orlando, Fla., Friday, March 12. Services were held Tuesday in the Pennsylvania city. Mrs. Duncan had been a frequent visitor in ...
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 19 Mar 1926, p. 34   Mrs. Roger E. Williams, 410 Forrest avenue, was called to Oil City, Pa., this week because of death of her grandmother, Mrs. Charles H. Duncan, who passed away in Orlando, ...
  • Called by father's death [R. A. Henderson]
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 29 Jan 1926, p. 3     Dr. R. H. Henderson, whose offices are at 1137 Central avenue, left the village today to attend services for his father, R. A. Henderson, who passed away at his home in Clearfield, Iowa, Wednesday morning of this week....
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 29 Jan 1926, p. 3   Dr. R. H. Henderson, whose offices are at 1137 Central avenue, left the village today to attend services for his father, R. A. Henderson, who passed away at his home ...
  • Old resident dies: Nicholas Dionysius, resident thirty years, killed in fall from cherry tree
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 30 Jul 1926, p. 6     Nicholas Dionysius, for thirty years a resident of the village and well known through serving as a gardener for many families here, was killed in a fall from a cherry tree at his home, 610 Ridge avenue, last Friday afternoon. The body was not discovered until Monday afternoon of this ...
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 30 Jul 1926, p. 6   Nicholas Dionysius, for thirty years a resident of the village and well known through serving as a gardener for many families here, was killed in a fall from a cherry ...
  • Youth dies from injuries in fall from top of tree [Terrence Forester Duncan-Clark]
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 30 Jul 1926, p. 1     Terrence Forester Duncan-Clark, aged 20 years, eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. S. John Duncan-Clark, 228 Wood Court, died Friday evening, July 23, at Victory Memorial hospital as a result of injuries sustained when he fell from a tree. Their services were held on Monday at the Christ Episcopal church, ...
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 30 Jul 1926, p. 1   Terrence Forester Duncan-Clark, aged 20 years, eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. S. John Duncan-Clark, 228 Wood Court, died Friday evening, July 23, at Victory Memorial hospital as a result ...
  • Owen N. Knox dead: former Wilmette man and New Trier graduate killed in auto crash in France
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 23 Jul 1926, p. 1     Dr. Owen N. Knox, a son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas M. Knox, of 519 Forest avenue, Wilmette and for the past seven years a resident of St. Petersburg, Florida, was killed in an automobile accident, near Paris, France, Wednesday, of last week. Mrs. Knox , who was with her ...
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 23 Jul 1926, p. 1   Dr. Owen N. Knox, a son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas M. Knox, of 519 Forest avenue, Wilmette and for the past seven years a resident of St. Petersburg, Florida, ...
  • Old resident dies [Mary J. Mills]
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 9 Jul 1926, p. 12     Mary J. Mills for many years a resident of Wilmette, mother of the late Cora Mills Clay, passed away at her home in Milwaukee, Friday, July 2, at the age of 82 years. Burial was at Rosehill cemetery, Monday, July 5....
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 9 Jul 1926, p. 12   Mary J. Mills for many years a resident of Wilmette, mother of the late Cora Mills Clay, passed away at her home in Milwaukee, Friday, July 2, at the age ...
  • Former resident dies [Robert Barnes]
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 2 Jul 1926, p. 37     Robert Barnes, of Evanston, formerly a resident of Wilmette, died last Tuesday, June 29, at the Presbyterian hospital, in Chicago. Mr. Barnes was well known in the village....
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 2 Jul 1926, p. 37   Robert Barnes, of Evanston, formerly a resident of Wilmette, died last Tuesday, June 29, at the Presbyterian hospital, in Chicago. Mr. Barnes was well known in the village....
  • Aged resident is found dead in bed this week [Mrs. Helen Roesner]
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 2 Jul 1926, p. 30     Mrs. Helen Roesner, 85 years old, and for the past 30 years a resident of Wilmette, was found dead in bed last Tuesday morning at her home at 155 Prairie avenue. Funeral services were held Thursday morning from St. Joseph's church and burial was at Memorial Park cemetery. Mrs. Roesner ...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 2 Jul 1926, p. 30   Mrs. Helen Roesner, 85 years old, and for the past 30 years a resident of Wilmette, was found dead in bed last Tuesday morning at her home at 155 Prairie ...
  • Called by death [Mrs. James L. Callanan]
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Jun 1926, p. 34     Mrs. James L. Callanan, of Des Moines, Ia., sister of George L. Martin, 1046 Elmwood avenue, died suddenly Sunday evening, June 13, at her home. Mr. And Mrs. Martin went to Des Moines. And passed through Chicago Wednesday morning, where they were joined by Miss Mary Martin who will accompany ...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Jun 1926, p. 34   Mrs. James L. Callanan, of Des Moines, Ia., sister of George L. Martin, 1046 Elmwood avenue, died suddenly Sunday evening, June 13, at her home. Mr. And Mrs. Martin went ...
  • J. H. Long, a resident here many years, dies
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 2 Jul 1926, p. 3     Joseph H. Long, a resident of Wilmette for more than 20 years, died at Sarasota, Fla., last Saturday, after a sudden illness of a week's duration. Funeral services were held at the Rosehill chapel Thursday morning of this week under the auspices of the Masonic lodge, of which he was ...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 2 Jul 1926, p. 3   Joseph H. Long, a resident of Wilmette for more than 20 years, died at Sarasota, Fla., last Saturday, after a sudden illness of a week's duration. Funeral services were held ...
  • Frank Maine is taken by death at home here
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 25 Jun 1926, p. 25     Frank Maine, whose home was at Ridge and Wilmette avenues, passed away Wednesday, June 16. Death was caused by pneumonia. Services were held Saturday, June 19, at the Scott Funeral chapel, Evanston, the Rev. Herman W. Meyer, officiating. Burial was at Memorial Park.

    Mr. Maine is survived ...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 25 Jun 1926, p. 25   Frank Maine, whose home was at Ridge and Wilmette avenues, passed away Wednesday, June 16. Death was caused by pneumonia. Services were held Saturday, June 19, at the Scott Funeral ...
  • Mrs. Kenyon dies
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 11 Jun 1926, p. 3     Mrs. Helen Marr Boss Kenyon, mother of Mrs. Henry A. Pope, 910 Lake avenue, passed away Monday, June 7, at the age of 94 years. Burial was at Elkhart Ind., Wednesday, June 9. Mrs. Kenyon had been a resident of Wilmette for 25 years....
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 11 Jun 1926, p. 3   Mrs. Helen Marr Boss Kenyon, mother of Mrs. Henry A. Pope, 910 Lake avenue, passed away Monday, June 7, at the age of 94 years. Burial was at Elkhart Ind., ...
  • Public Service engineer taken by death last week [Frank E. Goodnow]
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 4 Jun 1926, p. 20     Frank E. Goodnow, 43, Electrical engineer for the Public Service company of Northern Illinois, and a member of Mayor William E. Dever's Chicago Radio Commission, died Thursday, May 27, after an illness originating last December.

    Apart from his activities with the Public Service company, Mr. ...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 4 Jun 1926, p. 20   Frank E. Goodnow, 43, Electrical engineer for the Public Service company of Northern Illinois, and a member of Mayor William E. Dever's Chicago Radio Commission, died Thursday, May 27, after ...
  • Infant daughter dies [Helen Mae Guise]
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 4 Jun 1926, p. 12     Helen Mae, infant daughter of the Rev. and Mrs. William Guise died Sunday morning, May 30. Mrs. Guise, who had been at the Evanston hospital, has returned to the parsonage and is doing nicely. Mr. Guise is pastor of the Wilmette English Lutheran church....
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 4 Jun 1926, p. 12   Helen Mae, infant daughter of the Rev. and Mrs. William Guise died Sunday morning, May 30. Mrs. Guise, who had been at the Evanston hospital, has returned to the parsonage ...
  • Miss Grace Cooper dies at Wilmette residence
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 4 Jun 1926, p. 12     Miss Grace Cooper, daughter of Mr. And Mrs. Henry C. Cooper, 824 Lake avenue, passed away Wednesday, May 26. She had been ill for many months.

    Services were held from the home Friday afternoon, May 28, Dr. W. F. English, Jr., of Wilmette, a close friend of the family, officiating. Burial ...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 4 Jun 1926, p. 12   Miss Grace Cooper, daughter of Mr. And Mrs. Henry C. Cooper, 824 Lake avenue, passed away Wednesday, May 26. She had been ill for many months.

    Services were held from the ...
  • Hold funeral services for Rockwell Ryerson
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 21 May 1926, p. 40     Rockwell Trowbridge Ryerson, 22 years old, son of Mr. And Mrs. Richard J. Ryerson, 210 Sixth street, died Tuesday of this week at this home. Funeral services were held Thursday morning from the home and burial was at Rosehill cemetery. Ryerson was a senior student at Northwestern university and ...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 21 May 1926, p. 40   Rockwell Trowbridge Ryerson, 22 years old, son of Mr. And Mrs. Richard J. Ryerson, 210 Sixth street, died Tuesday of this week at this home. Funeral services were held Thursday ...
  • Man killed in crash: Peter Lorimer of Winnetka is victim when car crashes into bridge on Lake avenue
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 21 May 1926, p. 32     Peter Lorimer 60 years old, 979 Spruce street, Winnetka, was fatally injured last Saturday evening when an automobile in which he was riding struck the concrete abutment of the bridge over the north branch of the river on Lake avenue, at the Wilmette west limits. Edward Bell, 840 Center street, ...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 21 May 1926, p. 32   Peter Lorimer 60 years old, 979 Spruce street, Winnetka, was fatally injured last Saturday evening when an automobile in which he was riding struck the concrete abutment of the bridge ...
  • Mrs. James Keenor dies after lingering illness
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 21 May 1926, p. 8     Mrs. Emily Keenor, 45 years old, wife of James Keenor, 623 Prairie avenue, died at her home last Sunday after a lingering illness. Funeral services were held from St. John's Lutheran church Wednesday afternoon of this week, Rev. Herman W. Meyer officiating, and burial was at Memorial Park ...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 21 May 1926, p. 8   Mrs. Emily Keenor, 45 years old, wife of James Keenor, 623 Prairie avenue, died at her home last Sunday after a lingering illness. Funeral services were held from St. John's ...
  • William Tencher is killed in motor crash in New York
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 21 May 1926, p. 3     William Tencher, 20 years old, son of Rudolph Tencher, who formerly lived at 507 Washington avenue, died early last Monday morning following an automobile accident the day before when a car he was driving turned over in a ditch near Tuxedo Park, N. Y.

    Tencher's skull was fractured in the ...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 21 May 1926, p. 3   William Tencher, 20 years old, son of Rudolph Tencher, who formerly lived at 507 Washington avenue, died early last Monday morning following an automobile accident the day before when a ...
  • Wife of Wilmette policeman taken by death Monday [Mrs. Joseph Schmidt]
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 14 May 1926, p. 15     Mrs. Joseph Schmidt, wife of Patrolman Joseph Schmidt of the Wilmette Police department, died Monday of this week following an operation for appendicitis. Funeral services were held Wednesday, from the home of her parents, Mr. And Mrs. Mathias P. Borre, 535 Park avenue, the Rev. Father Neuman of ...
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 14 May 1926, p. 15   Mrs. Joseph Schmidt, wife of Patrolman Joseph Schmidt of the Wilmette Police department, died Monday of this week following an operation for appendicitis. Funeral services were held Wednesday, from the ...
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