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 Monday morning edition, December 28, 1874:
“MOORHOUSE-Dec. 26, Laura Pearl, only daughter of Wm. H. and Fannie Moorhouse, aged 8 years. Funeral from residence 872 Michigan avenue, Tuesday the 29th, at 2 o’clock. Friends of the family are invited to attend.
ANDERSON-On Friday, the 25th inst. at 10:15 p.m., Mrs. Bridget Anderson, aged 54 years, relict of the late George Anderson. Funeral will leave family residence, No. 421 West Taylor street, on Monday, Dec. 28, at 10 o’clock a.m., for the Holy Family Church, where requiem high mass will be celebrated, thence by carriages to Calvary Cemetery.”
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