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...

Obituary – John Stoll

Death of John Stoll Mr. John Stoll died yesterday morning at 7:30 o’clock at his home, 303 South Fourth street. Deceased was born in Philadelphia on July 30, 1829, and came to Quincy in 1857. He married Miss Martha M. Kimball on December 16, 1863, and she and...

Obituary – Josephine Herring

MRS. HERRING PASSED AWAY DIED AT HER HOME, 1215 HAMPSHIRE STREET, THIS MORNING AT 10:30 Mrs. Josephine Herring, of 1215 Hampshire street succumbed to bronchitis this morning at 10:30 o’clock her present illness being of one week’s duration. Deceased was...

Obituary – Julia Davis

Miss Julia Davis, aged 30, while out with a fishing party near West Quincy, jumped into the water and drowned herself. Source: The Daily Herald, Chicago, Illinois, Jun 1, 1901.

Obituary – Kelly Family

Obituary of Daniel B. Kelly Daniel B. Kelly, one of the oldest residents of Quincy, died Thursday morning at 2 o’clock of kidney trouble, aged 96 years. He was born March 11, 1828 at Woodbridge, N.J. and was married in 1850 to Miss Rebeccah Conroy, who died in...

Obituary – Lawrence Amen

Lawrence Amen Dies Suddenly At Home Here Former Coroner Dies As He Prepares for Day’s Work Lawrence Amen, age 47, former coroner and deputy sheriff of Adams county and candidate for the Democratic nomination for sheriff next month, died suddenly in the bathroom...

Obituary – Mary Wood

Quincy, Ill., Jan 22. Mrs. Mary Wood, the widow of ex-Governor Wood, of this city, of which he was the founder, died yesterday, aged eighty-one years. She had been a resident for fifty-seven years. Source: The Decatur [IL] Daily Review, January 22,...