1892 Obituaries: April 18

The following names appeared in the “deaths” column of page 9 in the April 18, 1892 issue of the Chicago Daily News: Dagmar Anderson Josephine Albertz (nee Bond) Mary C. Becker Charles Blakeley Mary A. Carten Charles Cochrane Mary A. Carten Mary A. Carten Margaret Carroll Louisa Clemens G. Washington Coughran Joshua Culp Paul Dietrich…

Divorce 1883 Style

We often think of our ancestors living in a “simpler time”. But in many ways that simpler time was pretty similar to life today. From page 1 of the June 9, 1883 issue of the Chicago Daily News; “The Bonds of Wedlock. Broken for a Large Number of Mismatched People To-Day. The crowd of divorce…

1892 Obituaries: April 21

From column one of page 8 of the April 21, 1892 issue of the Chicago Daily News: Marriages – John A. Gunn/Carrie Fuarey Deaths – Edmund K. W. Blake Anna Gertrude Cartan John J. Dougherty Grace Elizabeth Drake John Eizinger William Gallagher Jennie Gunn Johnnie Griffen Christian C. Garber Joseph Hickey Margaret Hannan Samuel O.…

1892 Obituaries: April 27

The following names appeared on page 8 under “deaths” in the April 27, 1892 issue of the Chicago Daily News;  Charles Artingstall, Asa Bradley, Frank J. Beilman, William Crone, Nellie Fuller Fielder, Henry Heidel, Henry Hirchbein, Matthew Harvey, Anna Kerstine Johnson, William Krueger, Capt. John Keelin, F. H. Little, Mrs. John V. McAdam, Christopher Mahoney,…

1892 Obituaries: April 30

The following death notices appeared in one column on page 6 of the April 30, 1892 issue of the Chicago Daily News; F. A. Bird, Paul Grantham, Lizzie C. Kennedy and part one of James Kilroy: James Kilroy’s death notice was continued in the next column and Mrs Mary A Benson was remembered: The following obituaries…

1894 Obituaries: December 20

Deaths reported on page 7 of the December 20, 1894 issue of the Chicago Daily News included Mary Ann Adams, Belinda A Brookes, John Cadigan, Eddie Cashion, Elizabeth Carroll (nee McLeanan), Margaret Carey, Bridget Coffey (nee Murphy), Marie Cleary (nee Prentergast), John Flahterty, Fannie Freese, Patrick J. Hogan, Honora Kennedy, Caroline Koerner, John J. Murphy,…

1894 Obituaries: December 15

John Fitzgerald died of pneumonia in Idaho as reported on page 2 of the December 15, 1894 issue of the Chicago Daily News. More deaths were chronicled on page 6 of the same paper; Julia Beattie (nee Hogan), John Bermingham, Josie Brown, Mary Ann Cahl (nee Slattery), John Patrick Coan, Marrio Cuneo, Adolph James Dittenhoefer,…