This Being Her First Birthday in Heaven

In Memoriam columns often contain the most personal notices on the obituary page of a newspaper.

The column below, which first appeared on page 19 of the May 12, 1913 issue of the Chicago Daily News, is no exception:

2016 05-08 CDN 1913 05-12 Sunday's Obituary

These columns remind me to go beyond the year of death when searching for clues about my ancestors’ lives.

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