We Miss Thee Everywhere

John Gillis’ obituary appeared on page 8 of the Chicago Daily News on March 5, 1892: “GILLIS-JOHN, beloved husband of Adelaide Lee Dunbar Gillis and father of Grace and Sedric Gillis, aged 52 years. Funeral Sunday, March 6, at 2 p.m., from his late residence, 2952 S. Canal-st, by carriages to Oakwoods. We miss thee…

Burials Unknown

Most obituaries include the name of the cemetery in which the recently departed will be buried. Not always though. And that can be frustrating for genealogists searching for an ancestor’s final resting place. I found a dozen such obituaries recently. I found cemeteries for a few on FamilySearch and added those to Find A Grave. Maybe posting the remaining names here…

1892 Obituaries: April 5

A tragedy was reported on page 3 of the April 5, 1892 issue of the Chicago Tribune. Ferdinand Mossberg and his little son William were found by William Krantz. The pair had drowned. It appears to have been a deliberate act by Mr. Mossberg: On the same page were the following obituaries; William H. Bone,…

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…

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…