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  • Obituary: Arthur Edward Andersen
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 16 Jan 1947, p. 55     Arthur Edward Andersen, resident at 44 Locust road, Winnetka, died Friday noon in St. Luke's hospital, Chicago. He is survived by his wife, Emma Arnold Andersen; a son, Arthur E. Anderson, Jr., of Crystal Lake; two daughters, Mrs. Vilas Johnson of Wilmette and Mrs. Robert E. Hornberger of Evanston and ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 16 Jan 1947, p. 55   Arthur Edward Andersen, resident at 44 Locust road, Winnetka, died Friday noon in St. Luke's hospital, Chicago. He is survived by his wife, Emma Arnold Andersen; a son, Arthur E. ...
  • Obituary: Mildred Wiley
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 16 Jan 1947, p. 55     Miss Mildred Wiley passed away January 7 in the Presbyterian hospital in Chicago. She was born in McComb, Ill., the daughter of the Rev. and Mrs. William R. Wiley. Miss Wiley spent her summers with her sister, Mrs. Walter N. Sutherland of 617 Brier street, Kenilworth. Also surviving are a ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 16 Jan 1947, p. 55   Miss Mildred Wiley passed away January 7 in the Presbyterian hospital in Chicago. She was born in McComb, Ill., the daughter of the Rev. and Mrs. William R. Wiley. Miss ...
  • Obituary: Mathias Borre
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 23 Jan 1947, p. 71     ... 14 [1947] of a heart attack in his home. He and his wife, Frieda, lived...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 23 Jan 1947, p. 71   ... 14 [1947] of a heart attack in his home. He and his wife, Frieda, lived...
  • Obituary: Bernard Brady
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 23 Jan 1947, p. 71     Bernard Brady, 46, who was born in Wilmette, died last Saturday night in Winchendon Mass., as the result of a heart attack. Surviving are his wife, Rhea Garneau Brady, three daughters, Margaret, Barbara and Helen, and a son Terrence. Brothers and sisters who survive include John Brady of Waukegan, Thomas ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 23 Jan 1947, p. 71   Bernard Brady, 46, who was born in Wilmette, died last Saturday night in Winchendon Mass., as the result of a heart attack. Surviving are his wife, Rhea Garneau Brady, three ...
  • Obituary: Henry G. Dalton
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 23 Jan 1947, p. 71     Henry G. Dalton, 1029 Chestnut avenue, Wilmette, died January 14 of a heart attack in the home of friends, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Cavanagh, 43 Crescent drive, Glencoe. Mr. Dalton was born in Aurora 69 years ago. Surviving are his wife, Florence, and a son, John, who was married to ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 23 Jan 1947, p. 71   Henry G. Dalton, 1029 Chestnut avenue, Wilmette, died January 14 of a heart attack in the home of friends, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Cavanagh, 43 Crescent drive, Glencoe. Mr. Dalton ...
  • Obituary: Harry Hemb
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 23 Jan 1947, p. 71     Harry Hemb, 515 Linden avenue, Willmette, died Friday in St. Petersburg, Fla. He was 79 years old and was born in Norway. Survivors are a daughter, Mary, and three sons, Harold, Thorvald and Donald. Mr. Hemb was husband of the late Stella Hemb. Interment was at Memorial Park Cemetery. ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 23 Jan 1947, p. 71   Harry Hemb, 515 Linden avenue, Willmette, died Friday in St. Petersburg, Fla. He was 79 years old and was born in Norway. Survivors are a daughter, Mary, and three sons, ...
  • Obituary: Lee Smith
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 23 Jan 1947, p. 71     Lee Smith, 811 Elm street, member of the Winnetka police force for 10 years, was killed January 15 when he fell from the Elm street railroad bridge in Winnetka. Mr. Smith, 32, was born in Winnetka. Surviving are his wife, the former Miss Catherine McCoy; a daughter, Sandra; a son, ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 23 Jan 1947, p. 71   Lee Smith, 811 Elm street, member of the Winnetka police force for 10 years, was killed January 15 when he fell from the Elm street railroad bridge in Winnetka. Mr. ...
  • Obituary: Gilbert F. Wagner
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 23 Jan 1947, p. 71     Gilbert F. Wagner, age 59, 599 Greenleaf avenue, Glencoe, died suddenly Saturday in Miami, Fla., where he was vacationing. Mr. Wagner was born in Princeton, Ill. Surviving is his wife, the former Miss Frances Hurford; a daughter, Mrs. Jeanne Schulman of Akron; a son, Gilbert F. Wagner, Jr. and two ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 23 Jan 1947, p. 71   Gilbert F. Wagner, age 59, 599 Greenleaf avenue, Glencoe, died suddenly Saturday in Miami, Fla., where he was vacationing. Mr. Wagner was born in Princeton, Ill. Surviving is his wife, ...
  • Obituary: Norman T. Hallanger
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 23 Jan 1947, p. 71     Norman T. Hallanger died in Los Angeles January 12 of injuries received in an automobile accident there Christmas Eve. Mr. Hallanger was born in Lodi, Wis. Surviving is his wife, the former Cecelia Meyers, who is now living with her father, Herman Meyers, and a sister, Mrs. F. Turskay, at ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 23 Jan 1947, p. 71   Norman T. Hallanger died in Los Angeles January 12 of injuries received in an automobile accident there Christmas Eve. Mr. Hallanger was born in Lodi, Wis. Surviving is his wife, ...
  • [Mrs. C.E. Fitch] Attends Funeral of Aunt [Elizabeth Merriam] in Framingham
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 23 Jan 1947, p. 71     Mrs. C.E. Fitch returned to her home, 1033 Elmwood avenue, Wilmette, on Sunday after attending the funeral of her aunt, Miss Elizabeth Merriman, 81, in Frramingham, Mass. on January 8th. ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 23 Jan 1947, p. 71   Mrs. C.E. Fitch returned to her home, 1033 Elmwood avenue, Wilmette, on Sunday after attending the funeral of her aunt, Miss Elizabeth Merriman, 81, in Frramingham, Mass. on January 8th. ...
  • Woman's Club founded in Village's 19th Year: Miss Law founded group in 1891; Mrs. Herbert G. Leonard first President
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Sep 1947, Section 75th anniversary supplement, 1, 117, 118     ... who took office in April 1947 to succeed Mrs. Sutherland...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Sep 1947, Section 75th anniversary supplement, 1, 117, 118   ... who took office in April 1947 to succeed Mrs. Sutherland...
  • Marsh and mire big problems of community: First railroad missed both Gross Point and Lake Shore settlements
    NewspaperText  Kline, James D. W., Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Sep 1947, Section 75th anniversary supplement, 1, 120     [article written by James D.W. Kline, 531 Eighth St., Wilmette] When the Chicago and Northwesten railway was put through to Waukegan in 1854, the line ran midway between the settlement along the lake shore and the early Gross Point village about two miles west. The low land eastward to the ...
    NewspaperText  Kline, James D. W., Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Sep 1947, Section 75th anniversary supplement, 1, 120   [article written by James D.W. Kline, 531 Eighth St., Wilmette] When the Chicago and Northwesten railway was put through to Waukegan in 1854, the line ran midway between the settlement ...
  • Niles was shore's only post office 111 years ago: Later mail came via Evanston; Wilmette got own service in 1870
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Sep 1947, Section 75th anniversary supplement, p. 2     Description of the development of mail service in the Wilmette area with a list of its early postmasters and their dates of service. ...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Sep 1947, Section 75th anniversary supplement, p. 2   Description of the development of mail service in the Wilmette area with a list of its early postmasters and their dates of service. ...
  • Lombard Dusham built log cabin on shore in 1837
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Sep 1947, Section 75th anniversary supplement, p. 3     One of Wilmette's earliest settlers was Lombard Dusham, who came to the area about 1837 and purchased 100 acres from Antoine Ouilmette. It is believed Dusham's name was originally Du Charme. His log cabin was near the present intersection of Elmwood and Michigan avenues. His sons, John L. Dusham Sr. ...
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Sep 1947, Section 75th anniversary supplement, p. 3   One of Wilmette's earliest settlers was Lombard Dusham, who came to the area about 1837 and purchased 100 acres from Antoine Ouilmette. It is believed Dusham's name was originally Du ...
  • Barnard Thalmann was pioneer farmer here
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Sep 1947, Section 75th anniversary supplement, p. 4     Barnard Thalmann, a pioneer farmer of New Trier, was born in Prussia, March 23, 1836, and spent the first 11 years of his life in his native land. He was a son of Gerhard Thalmann, who was born in the same country, July 24, 1801, made farming his life work, ...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Sep 1947, Section 75th anniversary supplement, p. 4   Barnard Thalmann, a pioneer farmer of New Trier, was born in Prussia, March 23, 1836, and spent the first 11 years of his life in his native land. He was ...
  • Henry Winfield Miller was Wilmette Treasurer for term of 27 years.
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Sep 1947, Section 75th anniversary supplement, p. 6     Harry Winfield Miller was village treasurer from 1913 to his death in 1940, a consecutive term of 27 years. He was 77 at the time of his death. His wife preceded him in death by 18 years. There were no children. ...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Sep 1947, Section 75th anniversary supplement, p. 6   Harry Winfield Miller was village treasurer from 1913 to his death in 1940, a consecutive term of 27 years. He was 77 at the time of his death. His wife ...
  • Recall two recent Wilmette murders
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Sep 1947, p. 12     Two murders have shocked Wilmette within the last decade. In January 1939, Dr. Gordon Mordoff, a physician, was shot to death in his office, 1167 Wilmette Avenue, in a dispute over family matters. Otto Freund, 84-year-old retired engraving company official, was brutally slain in his home, 819 Michigan Avenue, late ...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Sep 1947, p. 12   Two murders have shocked Wilmette within the last decade. In January 1939, Dr. Gordon Mordoff, a physician, was shot to death in his office, 1167 Wilmette Avenue, in a dispute ...
  • Obituary: Olof Kleerup
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 16 Jan 1947, p. 55     Olof Kleerup of Kenilworth died in St. Francis hospital, Evanston, Monday evening. He was 79 years old. Mr. Kleerup made his home with a son, Bertel Kleerup, at 847 McLean avenue. He was born in Sweden and came to this country when he was 21 years old. His wife, Anna ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 16 Jan 1947, p. 55   Olof Kleerup of Kenilworth died in St. Francis hospital, Evanston, Monday evening. He was 79 years old. Mr. Kleerup made his home with a son, Bertel Kleerup, at 847 McLean ...
  • Fire! Murder! Was Grim Tale of Earlier Times [1893]: No solution but one suspect left town, another hanged for eastern crime
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Sep 1947, Section 75th anniversary supplement, p. 70     Extract from the reminiscences of Mrs. L. A. (nee Esther Dunshee) Bower [Mrs. Lorin A. Bower], 1216 Ashland Avenue, regarding a suspicious fire east of the alley between Ninth and Tenth Streets [in 1893]. The house was occupied by a family named Wheeler. Mr. Wheeler's mother-in-law had been murdered and ...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Sep 1947, Section 75th anniversary supplement, p. 70   Extract from the reminiscences of Mrs. L. A. (nee Esther Dunshee) Bower [Mrs. Lorin A. Bower], 1216 Ashland Avenue, regarding a suspicious fire east of the alley between Ninth and ...
  • Wilmette man's tragic story at last has a happy end
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 23 Jan 1947, p. 20     Andrew Geavaras, of Wilmette rejoined his wife, Sophie, whom he had not seen for seven years, and son, Tommy, 6 years old, whom he had never seen. Mr. Gavaras, who lives at the Central Hotel in Wilmette, was caught during a visit to Greece when the war broke out and ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 23 Jan 1947, p. 20   Andrew Geavaras, of Wilmette rejoined his wife, Sophie, whom he had not seen for seven years, and son, Tommy, 6 years old, whom he had never seen. Mr. Gavaras, who ...
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