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,...

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...