1903 Obituaries – December 30

The following articles and death notices appeared on page 12 of the December 30, 1903 issue of the Chicago Daily News; “FINE FOR MOVING DEAD WOMAN. Night Watchman Punished in Mrs. Rosa Ganka Suicide Case. Spencer Cayson, night watchman of the Saratoga Hotel, who, with Manager Paschal Hicks, was arrested several weeks ago for smuggling…

1903 Obituaries – December 15

The following death notices appeared on page 20 of the December 15, 1903 issue of the Chicago Daily News; “BARRY-BRIDGET, beloved wife of Patrick Barry, mother of James, William, John, Matthew, Edward, Hugh and the late Thomas, at her residence, 134 Johnson-st. Funeral Thursday, Dec. 17. Rondout and Kingston (N.Y.) papers please copy.” “BURFEIND, Dec.…

1903 Obituaries – December 10

From the front page of the December 10, 1903 issue of the Chicago Daily News; “DROPS TO DEATH AS AID COMES John Warner’s Strength Fails and He Falls 100 Feet. Clinging to a projecting beam 100 feet above the bottom of the stairway shaft in the Railway Exchange building, John Warner, an ornamental iron worker,…

1903 Obituaries – December 5

From the December 5, 1903 issue of the Chicago Daily News, page 14; “BACKMAN-ELMER, In memory of beloved nephew of Capt. and Mrs. M. S. Smith, who died one year ago to-day, Dec. 5, 1902. G.B.N.T.” “BOEHM-ELIZABETH, wife of Joseph Boehm, mother of George, Carl, Val, Louisa and Christ Boehm, Fred Class, son-in-law; Lanora Boehm, daughter-in-law;…