1894 Obituaries: September 15

Chicago Daily News 15 September 1894

Chicago Daily News
15 September 1894

The following obituaries appeared on page 2 of the September 15, 1894 issue of the Chicago Daily News;

“EWERS-Friday, Sept. 14, at Hillsdale, Mich., WILLIAM, beloved husband of Hattie Ewers and father of A. W. Ewers. Funeral notice later.”

The following obituaries appeared on page 6 of the September 15, 1894 issue of the Chicago Daily News;

“ANDERSON-Sept. 13, ANNA B., beloved daughter of A. B. and Olive Anderson, aged 19 years and 9 days. Funeral Sunday, Sept. 16, at 12:30 p.m., from late residence, 256 W. Indiana-st., to Bethlehem church, by carriages to Graceland. California papers copy.”

“BALLARD-AGNES LILLIAN, youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Ballard. Funeral Sept. 16, at 10 a.m., from parents’ residence, 1537 State-st., by carriages to Oakwoods cemetery.”

“CAHILL-Sept. 12, 1894, OWEN, beloved son of Patrick Cahill, aged 20 years. Funeral Sunday, from late residence, 745 Logan-st., to St. Gabriel’s church, at 9 a.m., by carriages to Calvary.”

“CARDEN-Sept. 14, at the residence of his father, D.H. Carden, 216 Seminary-av., JAMES HERBERT CARDEN, aged 4 years and 6 months. Funeral private.”

“CURRAN-JAMES, son of Patrick and Sarah Curran, 107 Austin-av., aged 3 years 6 months 19 days. Will be buried at Calvary cemetery, by carriages, at 12 o’clock Sunday, Sept. 16.”

“DONLON-Sept. 14, 1894, BRIDGET DONLON, beloved sister of Mrs. John Ray and Annie Donlon, aunt of James, Michael and Anthony Ray, aged 63 years, native of parish of Castleconnor, County Sligo, Ireland. Funeral Monday, Sept. 17, at 10, from sister’s residence, 698 W. Ohio-st., to Malachy’s church, where solemn high mass will be celebrated, thence by C. & N.W.R.R. to Calvary.”

“GARRITY-At her residence, 21 Rumsey-st., BRIDGET GARRITY (nee Scanlon), beloved wife of Michael Garrity, sister of Patrick and Jas. Scanlon. Funeral Sunday, Sept. 16, to St. Columbkill’s church, thence by cars to Calvary via C. & N.W. Ry.”

“GRAHAM-At the home of her parents, 1031 N. Rockwell-st., Mrs. MAUD GRAHAM (nee Gardner), dearly beloved wife of George A. Graham. Funeral Sunday, Sept. 16, 2 p.m., by carriages to Rose Hill.”

“JORDAN-ANN, wife of the late James and mother of Maggie and Kittie Jordan, Mrs. J. J. Thomas, Mrs. F. Murray and Mrs. P. Hoy and sister of James Campbell, member of the Married Ladies’ sodality and Benevolent society of Holy Family church, aged 52 years. Funeral Sunday, Sept. 16, at 10 a.m., from her daughter’s residence, 164 Blue Island-av., to Holy Family church, thence by C., M. & St. P. R. R. to Calvary.”

“GUEST-Sept. 14, at residence, 2294 Wilcox-av., ISABELLA, youngest daughter of James McEwing, wife of Thomas Guest. Funeral Sunday at 1 p.m. to Graceland by carriages from Adams-st. M.E. church, cor. W. 42d-st.”

“HESS-At 5900 Wentworth-av., Friday, Sept. 14, 1894, JACOB HESS. Funeral services Sunday, Sept. 16, at 2 o’clock, at the house; carriages to Oakwoods cemetery. Ohio papers please copy.”

“KING-ALICE DOROTHY, beloved child of Edward and Mary King (nee Garvan), aged 1 year and 8 days. Funeral Sunday, Sept. 16, at 11 o’clock, from parents’ residence, 104 Wesson-st., thence by cars to Calvary via C. & N.W. R.R.”

“MONAHAN-JAMES, beloved father of Martin and James Monahan, aged 68 years. Funeral from his late residence, 577 Henry-st., Sunday, at 10 a.m., to Holy Family church, thence by C., M. & St. P. R.R. to Calvary.”

“NETTERSTROM-Sept. 13 1894, 9 a.m., JOSEPH, beloved husband of Emma Netterstrom (nee Samuelson) and brother of Charles M., John C. and Anna Netterstrom, aged 29 years 5 months and 13 days. Funeral from his late residence, 1122 Melrose-st., Sunday, Sept. 16, at 1:30 p.m., by carriages to Swedish Evangelical Lutheran Trinity church, corner Seminary and Nobel-av., thence to Rose Hill cemetery.”

“O’BRIEN-Sept. 15, MARGARETTE, beloved mother of Maggie G. O’Brien, aged 42 years. Funeral Monday, Sept. 17, at 9:30, from late residence, 33 Avon-pl, by carriages to Calvary.”

“O’MALLEY-Ed O’Malley, 4453 Princeton-av., will have his children raised at Calvary Monday Sept. 17 and buried in the family lot with the late Mrs. Annie Walsh.”

“PATTERSON-At her residence, 316 Austin-av., Sept. 14, MAGGIE, beloved wife of Frank Patterson (nee Spelce), sister of John, Frank and the late Thomas Spelce. Funeral Sunday, at 9:30 by carriages to Calvary cemetery. Hidson (N.Y.) papers please copy.”

“REYNOLDS-GEORGIANNA, beloved wife of Christopher Reynolds (nee Bacon), aged 28 years 7 months and 16 days. Funeral Sunday from her late residence, 24 N. Oakley-av., at 1 p.m., by carriages to Rose Hill.”

“RYAN-At 650 44th-st., Sept. 15, JAMES JOSEPH, beloved son of John W. Ryan and the late Mattie Ryan (nee Bradley), aged 6 months and 8 days. Funeral Sunday, at 10:30 a.m., by carriages to 49th and Halsted-sts. depot, thence by cars to Mount Olivet.”

“SCHIER-JOSEPH, beloved father of Matthew, Valentine and Joseph Schier and Bertha Gappold, aged 77 years 11 months and 13 days, one of Chicago’s old settlers, resident in Chicago since 1850. Funeral Sunday, Sept. 16, at 12:30 p.m., from his daughter’s residence, 3025 5th-av; friends of the family invited.”

“SCULLY-Sept. 14, DANIEL, beloved husband of Sarah Scully, aged 55 years 5 months and 17 days. funeral from his late residence, 350 Warren-av., Monday, at 9:15 a.m., to St. Malachy’s church, thence by carriages to Calvary cemetery.”

“TAPLIN-Sept. 14, 1894, GEORGE A., dearly beloved husband of Jean Taplin. Funeral Sunday, at 12:30 at his late residence, 2424 S. Canal-st.”

“TEARNEY-At 4245 Emerald-av., Sept. 14, WILLIAM, beloved son of Eliza Tearney (nee Brennan) and son of the late Patrick Tearney and only brother of Mrs. James S. McElligott, Mrs. T. Begley, Mrs. H. E. Powers and Mrs. John Conway. Funeral Sunday, at 9 a.m., from above residence, to St. Gabriel’s church, thence by carriages to Calvary. New York and Indianapolis paper please copy.”

“WALSH-Sept. 14, 1894, MARGARET M., beloved daughter of Robert J. and the late Nora Walsh (nee Buckley), aged 5 months and 9 days. Funeral Sunday, Sept. 16, at 10 a.m., from 641 Maplewood-av., by carriages to Calvary.”

My transcription above is exactly as the notices appeared on pages 2 and 6 of the September 15, 1894 issue of the Chicago Daily News with the exception of quotation marks at the beginning and end of each obituary. Abbreviations, capitalizations and references to people, places and things are indicative of the era in which this information was published. When possible, the deceased are also memorialized on Find A Grave.

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