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  • Alles, Frank
    Genealogical ResourceImageTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 28 Sep 1939, p. 25. Date of Event: 28 Sep 1939     In a log house which stood at what is now the north entrance to Indian Hill Club, Frank Alles, whose present home is at 1636 Lake avenue, Wilmette, was born on August 5, 1861. his father had come to this country from Germany in 1839. On May 5, 1885, Mr. ...
    Genealogical ResourceImageTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 28 Sep 1939, p. 25. Date of Event: 28 Sep 1939   In a log house which stood at what is now the north entrance to Indian Hill Club, Frank Alles, whose present home is at 1636 Lake avenue, Wilmette, was born ...
  • Obituary: Mrs. C. A. Wheeler
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 2 Mar 1939, p. 47     Mrs. C. A. Wheeler, a resident of Wilmette since 1895, died at her home, 265 Wood court, Monday. She is survived by her husband; by a son, E. Todd Wheeler, 2014 Pratt court, Evanston; and by one sister and three brothers. ...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 2 Mar 1939, p. 47   Mrs. C. A. Wheeler, a resident of Wilmette since 1895, died at her home, 265 Wood court, Monday. She is survived by her husband; by a son, E. Todd Wheeler, ...
  • New Station Owners
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 2 Mar 1939, p. 47     Roy Davis of Evanston and Bud Lingel of Wilmette are the new owners of the Shell Service Station at Green Bay road and Oakwood avenue. ...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 2 Mar 1939, p. 47   Roy Davis of Evanston and Bud Lingel of Wilmette are the new owners of the Shell Service Station at Green Bay road and Oakwood avenue. ...
  • Report Local Woman Missing Since July 4 [Mrs. Anna Warner]
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 17 Aug 1939, p. 40     Mrs. Anna Warner, 601 Locust road, Wilmette, has been missing since July 4, her husband Ted reported to police. She is 30 years old, 5 feet 11 inches tall, weighs about 130 pounds, and is of slender build. She has a light complexion, brown hair and eyes, and wears glasses. ...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 17 Aug 1939, p. 40   Mrs. Anna Warner, 601 Locust road, Wilmette, has been missing since July 4, her husband Ted reported to police. She is 30 years old, 5 feet 11 inches tall, weighs ...
  • Bruning, Frederick (Died)
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 31 Aug 1939, p. 47. Date of Event: 29 Aug 1939     Frederick Bruning, 83 years old, passed away at County hospital early Tuesday evening, following an illness of more than two months. He was formerly employed by Lloyd Hollister Inc. He is survived by a niece, Mrs. Paul Nanzig, 335 Ridge road, Wilmette, with whom he had made his home for ...
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 31 Aug 1939, p. 47. Date of Event: 29 Aug 1939   Frederick Bruning, 83 years old, passed away at County hospital early Tuesday evening, following an illness of more than two months. He was formerly employed by Lloyd Hollister Inc. He ...
  • Higbee, John William H. (Died)
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 28 Sep 1939, p. 63. Date of Event: 23 Sep 1939     John William H. Higbee, whose late home was at 1131 Central avenue, Wilmette, died Saturday, September 23. No funeral services were held here, and burial was at Mendota, Ill. He was related to Ballard V. Higbee, 210 Fuller lane, Winnetka. ...
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 28 Sep 1939, p. 63. Date of Event: 23 Sep 1939   John William H. Higbee, whose late home was at 1131 Central avenue, Wilmette, died Saturday, September 23. No funeral services were held here, and burial was at Mendota, Ill. He ...
  • Kloepfer, Dennis S.
    Genealogical ResourceImageTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 28 Sep 1939, p. 24. Date of Event: 28 Sep 1939     Dennis S. Kloepfer, 953 Spruce street, Winnetka, has the honor of being the longest, continuous resident of New Trier township. He was born on May 18, 1852, on a farm contained in Section 29, just south-west of Winnetka, and has lived his entire 87 years and 4 months within the ...
    Genealogical ResourceImageTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 28 Sep 1939, p. 24. Date of Event: 28 Sep 1939   Dennis S. Kloepfer, 953 Spruce street, Winnetka, has the honor of being the longest, continuous resident of New Trier township. He was born on May 18, 1852, on a farm ...
  • Here's Parade of New Trier Native Pioneers
    NewspaperImageText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Sep 1939, 24, 25     ... tavern between Chicago and Milwaukee. Joseph Engels, age 79, 1939 Birchwood...
    NewspaperImageText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Sep 1939, 24, 25   ... tavern between Chicago and Milwaukee. Joseph Engels, age 79, 1939 Birchwood...
  • Obituary: Frederick Bruning
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 31 Aug 1939, p. 47     Frederick Bruning, 83 years old, passed away at County hospital early Tuesday evening. He is survived by a niece, Mrs. Paul Nanzig, 335 Ridge road, Wilmette, with whom he had made his home for the past two years. He is also survived by two granddaughters, Mrs. T. G. Schmidt of ...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 31 Aug 1939, p. 47   Frederick Bruning, 83 years old, passed away at County hospital early Tuesday evening. He is survived by a niece, Mrs. Paul Nanzig, 335 Ridge road, Wilmette, with whom he had ...
  • Go Abroad
    NewspaperImageText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 31 Aug 1939, p. 46     Mr. and Mrs. Andrew W. Paulson, 1155 Chatfieldroad, left Monday for a visit to their old home, Rebbelberga, Angelholm, Southern Sweden, or Skona, as that part of the country is known. Since coming to the United States in 1887 this is their third trip to the homeland where Mr. Paulson, ...
    NewspaperImageText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 31 Aug 1939, p. 46   Mr. and Mrs. Andrew W. Paulson, 1155 Chatfieldroad, left Monday for a visit to their old home, Rebbelberga, Angelholm, Southern Sweden, or Skona, as that part of the country is ...
  • Girl is Shot Through Head; Recovery seen [Joan Schaefer]
    NewspaperImageText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 10 Aug 1939, 5, 35     Joan Schaefer, 9 years old, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Al M. Schaefer, 1501 Washington avenue, was shot through the head at 6 o'clock Sunday evening, as she was playing with other children in an automobile parked across the street from her home. She was removed by her parents to ...
    NewspaperImageText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 10 Aug 1939, 5, 35   Joan Schaefer, 9 years old, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Al M. Schaefer, 1501 Washington avenue, was shot through the head at 6 o'clock Sunday evening, as she was playing ...
  • New School for Boys
    NewspaperImageText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 24 Aug 1939, p. 51     New school boys will open September 19 under the guidance of Major Edward Bouma, former commandant at Morgan park Military Academy. The school is located on Pistakee Bay, near McHenry, Ill. Details about the school are elsewhere in this newspaper issue. ...
    NewspaperImageText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 24 Aug 1939, p. 51   New school boys will open September 19 under the guidance of Major Edward Bouma, former commandant at Morgan park Military Academy. The school is located on Pistakee Bay, near McHenry, ...
  • Opera Star to Be Soloist at Park Concert
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 10 Aug 1939, p. 5     ... of the 1939 series of outdoor concerts, August 16....
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 10 Aug 1939, p. 5   ... of the 1939 series of outdoor concerts, August 16....
  • Betten Stalling Returns to Shore
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 10 Aug 1939, p. 5     Betten Stalling, attorney and former resident of Wilmette has returned to the village from Washington, D.C.. Mrs. Stalling and their two children, Suzanne, 7 1/2 years old, and Richard Betten, 20 months, will arrive on Saturday. ...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 10 Aug 1939, p. 5   Betten Stalling, attorney and former resident of Wilmette has returned to the village from Washington, D.C.. Mrs. Stalling and their two children, Suzanne, 7 1/2 years old, and Richard Betten, ...
  • Visit in Wisconsin
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 10 Aug 1939, p. 5     Mr. andl Mrs. J. D. Trump and family, 15 Cumnor road, Kenilworth, spent last week at Tischigan Lake in Wisconsin. ...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 10 Aug 1939, p. 5   Mr. andl Mrs. J. D. Trump and family, 15 Cumnor road, Kenilworth, spent last week at Tischigan Lake in Wisconsin. ...
  • Puppet Show to Be Presented at Vattman Park
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 10 Aug 1939, p. 5     A puppet show will be presented Wednesday morning August 16 at Vattman Park fieldhouse, Lake and Park avenues. The show will be given under the sponsorship of the Tuberculosis Institute of Chicago and Cook County through the cooperation of the Wilmette Health Center and Mrs. Inez Bliss, nurse. Victor Charles ...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 10 Aug 1939, p. 5   A puppet show will be presented Wednesday morning August 16 at Vattman Park fieldhouse, Lake and Park avenues. The show will be given under the sponsorship of the Tuberculosis Institute ...
  • Graduation in Small Groups is Seen as New Educational Need
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 10 Aug 1939, p. 35     Dr. Shirley A. Hamrin, professor of education at Northwestern University, spoke in favor of a new educational procedure under which students will leave high school and college in small groups instead of in armies of June graduates. ...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 10 Aug 1939, p. 35   Dr. Shirley A. Hamrin, professor of education at Northwestern University, spoke in favor of a new educational procedure under which students will leave high school and college in small groups ...
  • Mrs. Glenn G. Coulter, 1176 Oak street, Winnetka, chairman of the Winnetka Children's Hour committe
    NewspaperImageText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Sep 1939, p. 25     Program will open aturday Oct. 28 with the presentation of "Heidi" by the Jack and Jill players at Winnetka Community House. ...
    NewspaperImageText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Sep 1939, p. 25   Program will open aturday Oct. 28 with the presentation of "Heidi" by the Jack and Jill players at Winnetka Community House. ...
  • Gold Medal swim event start at Shawnee Oct. 1
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Sep 1939, p. 25     Theth annual "Ten Mile Gold Medal Swim," of the Shawnee Country Club will be held Oct. 1. Shawnee coach is George Eckert. Swimmers mentioned include Mrs. Joseph Nate, formerly Miss R. M. Campbell, who won her first medal in the 1929 swim. ...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Sep 1939, p. 25   Theth annual "Ten Mile Gold Medal Swim," of the Shawnee Country Club will be held Oct. 1. Shawnee coach is George Eckert. Swimmers mentioned include Mrs. Joseph Nate, formerly Miss ...
  • Three are rescued by local Coast Guard crew
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Sep 1939, p. 25     William Smythe, 43? Kenilworth avenue, Kenilworth, R. H. Walpole of Bloomington, Ill., and Miss Annie Farleigh of Lousville, Kentucky, were rescued Saturday afternoon by a crew from the Wilmette coast guard station. ...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Sep 1939, p. 25   William Smythe, 43? Kenilworth avenue, Kenilworth, R. H. Walpole of Bloomington, Ill., and Miss Annie Farleigh of Lousville, Kentucky, were rescued Saturday afternoon by a crew from the Wilmette coast ...
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