The Chicago Inter-Ocean was a newspaper published in the Windy City from 1879 to 1902*. The following notices of death appeared on page 8 of the Thursday morning edition, December 24, 1874:
“McWADE-Tuesday. Dec. 23, 1874, Jeannette McWade aged 21 years 3 months and 23 days. Funeral from the residence of her parents, 490 Second street, Thursday, Dec. 24, to Graceland, at 12:30 o’clock p.m.
WILLIAMS-Dec. 23, at 3 a.m., the Rev. D. A. Williams in the 76th year of his age. The funeral will take place from his late residence, No. 233 South Sangamon street, on Friday the 25th. Services at the Welsh Presbyterian Church, corner of Monroe and Sangamon, at 1 p.m. Friends of the family are invited to attend. Milwaukee, Pittsburg[h], and Newark, Ohio papers please copy.
BRANDT-Dec. 23, David Franklin Brandt, at the residence of John Moore, 322 Maxwell street, of pneumonia, aged 21. Terre Haute and Zanesville papers please copy.”
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