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  • Tyler, Paul Arlington (Died)
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 31 Aug 1939, p. 47. Date of Event: 24 Aug 1939     Paul Arlington Tyler, 433 Eighth street, Wilmette, a resident of the village for the past 12 years, died at his home Thursday of last week after a long illness. He formerly lived in Galesburg. Funeral services were held on Saturday at Knoxville, Ill., with interment there. His widow, the ...
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 31 Aug 1939, p. 47. Date of Event: 24 Aug 1939   Paul Arlington Tyler, 433 Eighth street, Wilmette, a resident of the village for the past 12 years, died at his home Thursday of last week after a long illness. He ...
  • 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 ...
  • Downs, Charles Sanborn (Died)
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 31 Aug 1939, p. 47. Date of Event: 15 Aug 1939     Mr. and Mrs. Arthur E. Kimball, 233 Greenleaf avenue, Wilmette, and their son, Norman, have just returned from Detroit, Mich., where they attended the funeral of Mrs. Kimball's brother, Charles Sanborn Downs, who died August 15. About four years ago Mr. Downs made his home with the Kimballs for ...
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 31 Aug 1939, p. 47. Date of Event: 15 Aug 1939   Mr. and Mrs. Arthur E. Kimball, 233 Greenleaf avenue, Wilmette, and their son, Norman, have just returned from Detroit, Mich., where they attended the funeral of Mrs. Kimball's brother, Charles ...
  • Paulson, Andrew W.
    Genealogical ResourceImageTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 31 Aug 1939, p. 46. Date of Event: 28 Aug 1939     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, ...
    Genealogical ResourceImageTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 31 Aug 1939, p. 46. Date of Event: 28 Aug 1939   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 ...
  • Schaefer, Joan
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 10 Aug 1939, p. 5. Date of Event: 6 Aug 1939     Girl Is Shot Through Head; Recovery seen
    Neighbor Admits Firing Rifle at Squirrel at Time of Accident; Released on Bond

    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 ...
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 10 Aug 1939, p. 5. Date of Event: 6 Aug 1939   Girl Is Shot Through Head; Recovery seen
    Neighbor Admits Firing Rifle at Squirrel at Time of Accident; Released on Bond

    Joan Schaefer, 9 years old, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. ...
  • Owen, Minnie Frances (née June) (Died)
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 28 Sep 1939, p. 63. Date of Event: 25 Sep 1939     Funeral services were held in Oak Park this (Thursday) afternoon for Mrs. Minnie Frances Owen, mother of Ira June Owen of 349 Hawthorn lane, and sister of Mrs. Douglas of 1236 Asbury avenue, Winnetka. Mrs. Owen died Monday in Evanston, where she had lived for the last two years. Previously, ...
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 28 Sep 1939, p. 63. Date of Event: 25 Sep 1939   Funeral services were held in Oak Park this (Thursday) afternoon for Mrs. Minnie Frances Owen, mother of Ira June Owen of 349 Hawthorn lane, and sister of Mrs. Douglas of ...
  • Dix, John Thomas (Died)
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 28 Sep 1939, p. 63. Date of Event: 24 Sep 1939     Funeral services for John Thomas Dix, who passed away after a lingering illness on Sunday evening, were held at his home, 236 Oxford road, Kenilworth, Tuesday afternoon. Burial was at Memorial Park cemetery. Mr. Dix, who was 50 years old, had been in the publishing business in Chicago since ...
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 28 Sep 1939, p. 63. Date of Event: 24 Sep 1939   Funeral services for John Thomas Dix, who passed away after a lingering illness on Sunday evening, were held at his home, 236 Oxford road, Kenilworth, Tuesday afternoon. Burial was at ...
  • 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 ...
  • Selzer, Magdalene (née Schildgen)
    Genealogical ResourceImageTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 28 Sep 1939, p. 24. Date of Event: 28 Sep 1939     Magdalene Schildgen Seizer, 633 Park avenue, Wilmette, is second in length of continuous residence of New Trier citizens. She was born on December 3, 1853, in the home of her parents on Ridge road, Winnetka, north of Winnetka avenue. When the Chicago and North Western railroad was built in 1854, ...
    Genealogical ResourceImageTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 28 Sep 1939, p. 24. Date of Event: 28 Sep 1939   Magdalene Schildgen Seizer, 633 Park avenue, Wilmette, is second in length of continuous residence of New Trier citizens. She was born on December 3, 1853, in the home of her ...
  • Steffens, Maria (née Schoenborn)
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 28 Sep 1939, p. 24. Date of Event: 28 Sep 1939     Mrs. Maria Schoenborn Steffens, 1515 Wilmette avenue, Wilmette, is the oldest continuous resident of that village. She was born October 31, 1856, in a log house on the spot where she now lives and where most of her 83 years have been spent. Following her marriage on January 11, 1876, ...
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 28 Sep 1939, p. 24. Date of Event: 28 Sep 1939   Mrs. Maria Schoenborn Steffens, 1515 Wilmette avenue, Wilmette, is the oldest continuous resident of that village. She was born October 31, 1856, in a log house on the spot where ...
  • Schramm, Katherine (née Schindler)
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 28 Sep 1939, p. 24. Date of Event: 28 Sep 1939     Mrs. Katherine Schramm, 463 Park avenue, Glencoe, will celebrate the 83rd anniversary of her birth on next October 8, having been born on a farm just southwest of Winnetka. in 1856. Her father, Michael Schindler, was the first station agent of the Chicago and North Western railroad at Glencoe, ...
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 28 Sep 1939, p. 24. Date of Event: 28 Sep 1939   Mrs. Katherine Schramm, 463 Park avenue, Glencoe, will celebrate the 83rd anniversary of her birth on next October 8, having been born on a farm just southwest of Winnetka. in ...
  • Engels, Joseph
    Genealogical ResourceImageTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 28 Sep 1939, p. 25. Date of Event: 28 Sep 1939     ...Joseph Engels, 1939 Birchwood avenue, Wilmette, is another pioncer who has...
    Genealogical ResourceImageTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 28 Sep 1939, p. 25. Date of Event: 28 Sep 1939   ...Joseph Engels, 1939 Birchwood avenue, Wilmette, is another pioncer who has...
  • 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 ...
  • Hoffman, Phillip
    Genealogical ResourceImageTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 28 Sep 1939, p. 25. Date of Event: 28 Sep 1939     Phillip Hoffmann, 512 Ridge road, Wilmette, was born in 1863, in the old Hoffmann homestead, which still stands at 204 Ridge road, only a few blocks from his present home. Early in life Mr. Hnffmann and his brother, John A., 1922 Wilmette avenue, two years younger, formed a partnership and ...
    Genealogical ResourceImageTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 28 Sep 1939, p. 25. Date of Event: 28 Sep 1939   Phillip Hoffmann, 512 Ridge road, Wilmette, was born in 1863, in the old Hoffmann homestead, which still stands at 204 Ridge road, only a few blocks from his present home. ...
  • Hartmann, Henry
    Genealogical ResourceImageTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 28 Sep 1939, p. 25. Date of Event: 28 Sep 1939     Henry Hartmann, 537 Illinois road, Wilmette, is another native New Trier resident whose memory runs back to the early days when the North Shore was virgin forest, and neighbors few and far between. He was born on October 1, 1867, in the same house in which he now lives and ...
    Genealogical ResourceImageTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 28 Sep 1939, p. 25. Date of Event: 28 Sep 1939   Henry Hartmann, 537 Illinois road, Wilmette, is another native New Trier resident whose memory runs back to the early days when the North Shore was virgin forest, and neighbors few ...
  • Blasius, Peter
    Genealogical ResourceImageTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 28 Sep 1939, p. 25. Date of Event: 28 Sep 1939     Peter Blaslus, 385 Birch street, Winnetka, was born June 22, 1867, his parents at that time living on Willow road, just cast of the railroad. On November 10, 1897, he was married to Mary Berry, a native of Ireland, the companionship started at that time continuing to the present day. ...
    Genealogical ResourceImageTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 28 Sep 1939, p. 25. Date of Event: 28 Sep 1939   Peter Blaslus, 385 Birch street, Winnetka, was born June 22, 1867, his parents at that time living on Willow road, just cast of the railroad. On November 10, 1897, he ...
  • Prouty, Mary B.
    Genealogical ResourceImageNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 28 Sep 1939, p. 25. Date of Event: 28 Sep 1939     photograph p.24...
    Genealogical ResourceImageNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 28 Sep 1939, p. 25. Date of Event: 28 Sep 1939   photograph p.24...
  • Ketchum, Helen R.
    Genealogical ResourceImageTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 28 Sep 1939, p. 25. Date of Event: 28 Sep 1939     Photograph p.24...
    Genealogical ResourceImageTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 28 Sep 1939, p. 25. Date of Event: 28 Sep 1939   Photograph p.24...
  • McCurdy, Helen (née Casey) (Died)
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 23 Mar 1939, p. 84. Date of Event: 19 Mar 1939     Mrs. Helen Casey McCurdy, 615 Warwick road, Kenilworth, passed away in Miami, Fla., Saturday after a long illness. A former resident of Wilmette, she had lived in Kenilworth for the past year. Funeral services were held on Tuesday morning at St. Francis-Xavier church, with burial at Memorial Park ...
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 23 Mar 1939, p. 84. Date of Event: 19 Mar 1939   Mrs. Helen Casey McCurdy, 615 Warwick road, Kenilworth, passed away in Miami, Fla., Saturday after a long illness. A former resident of Wilmette, she had lived in Kenilworth for the ...
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