Obituary – Michael E. Cavanaugh

BULLET WOUND CAUSED DEATH Michael E. Cavanaugh, who was wounded during the Civil War Died This Morning – Shot in Lung Resulted in Death A bullet wound received through the lung during the Civil War of 1864, was the indirect cause of the death of Michael E....

Obituary – Mrs Lewis

The Daily Herald, Chicago IL Aug 10, 1901 Mrs. Lewis, aged 115 years, died at Quincy. Note: A search of census records did not reveal her first name. Ed. Source: The Daily Herald, Chicago, Aug 10, 1901

Obituary – Nancy Chipman Davis

This is an obituary from the Clayton Enterprise for Nancy Chipman Davis. Her husband, Washington Jackson Davis, was the oldest son of one of Clayton Township’s earliest settlers, Edward Davis. Nancy and Washington’s children were Joseph W. Davis, David A....

Obituary – Nathan Miller

Camp Point, November 3 — This town was thrown into a state of intense excitement by a rumor that Nathan Miller, a prominent and wealthy old citizen, had committed suicide by hanging. Inquiry developed the fact that Mr. Miller was found about 6 o’clock by...

Obituary – Ostermiller Family

Obituary of Antoinett A. Ostermiller Mrs. Antoinett A. Ostermiller, 75, of 2048 Oak died Tuesday (Sept. 30, 1969) at 5 a.m. in St Mary Hospital where she had been a patient since Sept 11.  Mrs. Ostermiller was born March 10, 1894, in Quincy, the daughter of Bernard J....

Obituary – Reverend Louis Zahn

The Daily Herald, Chicago IL June 1, 1901 Quincy Minister Drops Dead Rev. Louis Zahn, pastor of St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, died suddenly of paralysis of the heart at Quincy. He was delivering an address at the corner stone laying of St. Jacobi new...

Obituary – Simon Friday

Simon Friday Died Friday. Simon Friday, one of Mt. Sterling’s veterans of the Civil War, passed away last Friday in the Soldiers’& Sailors’ Home hospital, Quincy, where he had been making his home for over a year. The cause of his death was...

Letter About Death of William H. Blackwell

Office of the Charitable Aid & Hospital Association Quincy, Ill, May 14, 1876 Mr. Jos. F. Wilmott – Dear Sir: An Englishman, about sixty-six years old, named Wm. H. Blackwell, died in our hospital on Friday last. He arrived here on the Tuesday evening...

Obituary – Inez Crawford Toomay

Funeral services for Inez Crawford Toomay, wife of the Rev. John Barron Toomay, former widely-known Ontarian and sister of Hugh H. Crawford, 205 Princeton street, who died Saturday [16 Oct] night at her home in Claremont at the age of 58 years, were conducted...

Obituary – John Adams Lewis

John Adams Lewis, World War I veteran and long time Etiwanda district resident, succumbed to a sudden heart attack yesterday at his home in Langham avenue. He was 58 years of age. A native of Milford, Ill., Mr. Lewis came to California 35 years ago and had resided in...