Chicago Obituaries: January 30, 1894

The following obituaries were transcribed from page 6 of the January 30, 1894 issue of the Chicago Daily News;

2016 01-31 CDN snip“BAER-Jan. 2[8?], 1894 FRANZ BAER, beloved father of Mrs. Wendelin Seng, Frank Baer and Mrs. Nicholas Hansen, aged 77 years. Funeral Wednesday, Jan. 31, from his late residence, corner Clark-st. and Ridge-av., at 9 a.m., to St. Henry’s church.”

“BOERNER, Jan. 28, 1894, GEORGE [H.?], beloved husband of Augusta Boerner. Funeral to take place Wednesday, Jan. 31, from late residence, 11 Felt-ct., by carriages to Wunder’s cemetery: friends of family invited.”

“BROWN, At 3156 Allman[?]-st., Sunday, Jan. 28, 1894, WILLIAM, husband of Rosa Brown (nee Colo), and father of Mrs. Luke O’Toole, Mrs. John Flanigan, Mrs. Thomas Egan, Mrs. Thomas Norton, and Thomas, Katherine and Mrs. Rosa Brown, aged 68 years, born in County Westmeath, Ireland. Funeral from above number, Wednesday, Jan. 31, at 9 o’clock a.m., to St. Bridget’s church, where high mass will be celebrated, thence by carriages to Calvary.”

“BURNS-At her residence, 885 W. Monroe-st., ANN, widow of the late James Burns and mother of Charles F. and Anne M. Burns. Funeral Wednesday, 9:30 a.m., to St. Malachy’s church and by carriages to Calvary. No flowers. Montpelier (Vt.) and New York city papers please copy.”

“COLEMAN, Jan. 29, 1894, Mrs. KATHERINE, beloved mother of John and Jerry Coleman and Mrs. John Maloney of Green Bay, Wis., and Mrs. P. Cullen [?] and Mrs. John Malley of Chicago, aged 78 years. Funeral Wednesday, Jan. 31, at 9 a.m., from her daughter’s residence, Mrs. John Malley, 166 W. 18th-st., by carriages to Sacred Heart church, thence to union depot by Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul R. R. to Calvary cemetery.”

“CALLAGHAN, Monday, Jan. 29, 1894, at his residence, 2962 Indiana-av., BERNARD CALLAGHAN, aged 71 years and 6 months. Funeral Thursday morning at 10 o’clock, to St. James’ church, thence by carriages to Calvary; friends are requested not to send flowers.”

“CARLSON-At Wilmette, Jan. 27, Mrs. C. O. CARLSON (nee Swanson). Funeral Wednesday, Jan. 31 at 2 p.m.; train for Wilmette leaves C. & N.W. depot, Evanston line, at 1 p.m.; train for Rose Hill cemetery leaves Wilmette 2:52 p.m.”

“DAL, On Sunday, Jan. 28, 1894, CHARLES E., son of Charles and Emma Dahl, in his 18th year. Funeral services will be held at his late residence, 5206 Dearborn-st., on Wednesday, Jan. 31, at 1 p.m. Interment at Oakwoods.”

“DANINGER-ROSIE, beloved daughter of Lorenz and Mary Daninger, aged 9 years and 6 months. Funeral Wednesday, Jan. 31, at 1 p.m., from residence of parents, 165 28th-pl., to Graceland cemetery.”

“FARRELL, Jan. 28, 1894, IANA [?] A. FARRELL. Funeral Tuesday, Jan. 30, from the residence of Thomas Duane, 408 [?] S. Morgan-st., to Holy Family church, at 10 a.m., by cars to Calvary, via Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul railway.”

“KANE-Jan. 26, 1894, JOHN, husband of Mary Kane (nee Tulley), and father of Loretta, Katie and Irene Kane. Funeral from late residence, 521 S. Union-st., Sunday, Jan. 28, by cars to Calvary.”

“KENNEY-JOHN, beloved son of Timothy and Mary Kenney (nee O’Brien). Funeral Wednesday, Jan. 31, at 10 a.m., from late residence, 3344 Ashland-av., by cars to Mount Olivet.”

“LONG-Jan. 29, 1894, EDITH LILLIAN, youngest daughter of Alfred and Anna Long, aged 14 months and 12 days. Funeral Wednesday at 1 o’clock from parents’ residence, 28 St. Clair-st. Burial private.”

“LAFFEY-ELLEN, beloved wife of Edmund Laffey (nee Higgins), aged 36 years. Native of Cararakeablo [?] Parish of Agt. Mass, County Mayo, Ireland. Funeral from her late residence, 163 Larrabee-st., to Church of the Holy Name, thence by cars to Calvary.”

“MEEKER-At the residence of his son, 250 Townsend-st., LORENZO MEEKER, aged 65 years 11 months and 20 days; father of Frederick F., Robert B., Eugene Meeker and Mrs. J. L. Hudson. Funeral Wednesday, Jan. 31, at 1:30 p.m., by carriages to Graceland. Oswego papers please copy.”

“MENGER-Jan. 29, 1894, GEORGE MENGER, aged 41 years and 2 months. Funeral Wednesday, Jan. 31, at 1 p.m., from his late residence, 1113 W. North-av., thence by carriages to Rose Hill. Friends invited.”

“M’GRATH-Jan. 16, 1894, at Ballyengarry, County Limerick, Mrs. ELLEN M’GRATH, mother of Hanora, Mary and Daniel McGrath and sister of Michael and Joseph Sullivan.”

“PARKER-Jan. 29, 1894, Mrs. ADELIA A., widow of the late Police Officer William A. Parker, aged 18 years. Funeral Wednesday, 10 a.m., from late residence, 140 Walnut-st., to St. Columbkill’s, thence by carriages to Rose Hill.”

“SCHMITT-At his residence, 78 Larrabee-st., Jan. 27, 1894, 2 p.m., PETER, beloved son of Jacob and Catharine Schmitt, aged 24 years 3 months and 22 days. Funeral from late residence Wednesday morning, 8:30 sharp, to St. Joseph’s church, thence to St. Boniface.”

“VICEVICH-MARY, beloved daughter of Frank and Mary Vicevich, aged 13 years 1 month and 14 days. Funeral Thursday, Feb. 1, from late residence, 34 23d-pl., by cars to Mount Olivet.”

“WALSH-ELLEN, beloved wife of Edward Walsh. Funeral Wednesday, Jan. 31, from her late residence, 30 Cologne-st., by carriages to Calvary.”

“WILSON-On Friday, Jan. 26, GEORGE, beloved husband of Nellie Wilson (nee Cooney). Funeral will be from late residence, 102 Center-st., to St. Vincent’s church, thence by carriages to Rose Hill on Wednesday at 10 o’clock.”

“WIXTED-Jan. 29, WILLIAM, beloved husband of Ellen Wixted (nee Sullivan); native of Newport, County Tipperary, Ireland and member of high court No. 1 C. O. F. Funeral Wednesday at 10 o’clock, from his late residence, 149 Washburne-av., to the Jesuit church, thence by C., M. & St. P. R. Calvary.”

“WETZEL-At her residence, 61 Washburne-av., our beloved mother CAROLINE WETZEL. Funeral Jan. 31, 1894, 1 o’clock p.m., to Waldheim; friends invited. AUGUSTA MORITZ., daughter.”

“ZOSCHKE, ROBERT, beloved husband of Frances Zoschke (nee Meinkow), aged 24 years 1 month and 24 days. Funeral from late residence, 3653 Lundy’s-lane, Jan. 31, 1 o’clock, to Oakwoods cemetery. Gone to meet his darling son.”

My transcription above is exactly as the notices appeared on page 6 of the January 30, 1894 issue of the Chicago Daily News with the exception of quotation marks at the beginning and end of each obituary.

Abbreviations, capitalization, grammar and references to people, places and things are indicative of the era in which this information was first published.

When possible, the deceased have also been memorialized on Find A Grave.

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