1894 Obituaries: June 5

The following notices of death were printed on page 9 of the June 5, 1894 issue of the Chicago Daily News;

“FURLONG-June 4, 1894, JOHN FURLONG, aged 10 months. Funeral from parents’ residence, 23 Pearce-st., by carriages to Calvary.”

“GALLAGHER-At his residence, 281 Aberdeen-st., EMMET V., beloved son of Officer John J. and Maggie Gallagher (nee Reilly), aged 4 months. Funeral from late residence Wednesday, 10 a.m., by carriages to Calvary cemetery.”

Oakwoods Cemetery by Maggie

Oakwoods Cemetery by Maggie

“HULL-June 4, 1894, at his residence, 5163 Wabash-av., FERDINAND M., husband of Josephine Hull and father of Mrs. Clinton E. Partridge. Funeral at 4 p.m., Tuesday, June 5, by carriages to Oakwoods.”

“HIRSCH-The funeral of Mrs. FANNY HIRSCH will take place from residence of her son-in-law, S. M. Silverman, 3913 Grand-bd., Wednesday, afternoon, at 1 o’clock sharp, by carriages to Rose Hill.”

“KIRK-June 4, 1894, FRANK, beloved brother of Owen Kirk. Funeral Wednesday, June 6, at 10 o’clock from his brother’s residence, 9534 Winston-av., Longwood, Ill. to Mount Olivet.”

“LYNCH-June 3, 1894, MAGGIE E. LYNCH (nee Zimmerman), wife of John Lynch, aged 26 years and 7 months. Funeral Wednesday at 10 a.m., from her sister’s residence, 2995 Archer-av., by cars to Mount Olivet.”

“MAHALL-June 4, at 5:30 p.m., CORNELIUS, child of Ritchie and Sophia Mahall, aged 9 days. Will be buried from parents’ residence, 282 W. Congress-st., Wednesday, at 10 a.m.”

“HAULEY-Monday, June 4, 1894, WILLIAM, beloved son of Edward J. and Mary Hauley (nee Marshall), aged 1 year and 3 months. Funeral Wednesday, June 6, 10:30 a.m., from parents’ residence, 214 W. Chicago-av., to Calvary.”

“M’GRATH-JAMES, youngest and beloved son of Edward and Mary McGrath (nee Foley), aged 14 mos. Funeral Wednesday, June 6, from parents’ residence, 1360 W. Congress-st., at 10 o’clock a.m., by carriages to Calvary.”

“MICHELSEN-June 2, 1894, MATHILDA JANDINA MICHELSEN, aged 23 years 8 months 16 days. Funeral from parents’ residence, 244 W. Erie-st., Wednesday at 1 o’clock, by carriages to Graceland.”

“NORGREN-June 3, 1894, at 38 Keith-st., SOPHUS J. NORGREN, aged 37 years 2 months and 16 days. Funeral Wednesday, at 2 o’clock, from Vail’s undertaking establishment, Grand Crossing, to Oakwoods cemetery.”

“NYGAARD-P. T. NYGAARD, aged 51 years 7 months and 28 days. Funeral from R. Hansen’s residence, 866 Ballou-av., Wednesday, 2 p.m., to Mount Olive.”

“OLSON-Suddenly, at her residence, June 4, 1894, MARIA ADAMS OLSON (nee Nordale), wife of Ole Olson, aged 73 years. Funeral from the residence of her daughter, Mrs. Nellie Cranston, 1146 Seminary-av., Wednesday, June 6, at 2 p.m., to Graceland.”

“PERRY-Tuesday, June 5, 3 a.m., LILLIAN A., wife of John H. Perry. Funeral Wednesday, 2 p.m., from Belden Avenue Baptist church to Rose Hill.”

“SMITH-June 4, 1894, PETER, beloved husband of Ellen Smith and father of Johnnie and Maggie Smith, aged 52 years, native of Roselee, County Fermenagh, Ireland. Funeral Wednesday, June 6, at 9:30 a.m., from his late residence, 139 N. Sangamon-st., to St. Stephen’s church, where high mass will be celebrated, thence by carriages to Calvary.”

“YUERS-LIZZIE YUERS-aged 26 years. Funeral Wednesday, June 6, at 1 p.m., from parents’ residence, 288 Blue Island-av., to Forest Home.”

When possible, the information above has been added to Find A Grave.

2 thoughts on “1894 Obituaries: June 5

  1. I love that even this long ago there was no “segregation” of religions in the obits. What do you think about race in obits? Do you have any idea how that was handled?


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