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The Monmouth Review of 24 August 1897
MRS. HANNAH C. STEWART CHOATE.  The death of Mrs. R. C. Stewart occurred  the Thursday before at her home in Kirkwood about 1 o'clock pm. She had been sick only a week, but was violently ill from the first.  Hannah Cook Sanborn was born in Cameron, New Hampshire 14 September 1829.  She professed conversion at the age of 14 and joined the Methodist church. She was united in marriage to Moses S. Choate of Enfield, New Hampshire in 1849.  He died in 1871. Twelve children were born, nine of whom are still living, Henry W., Edward A. and Mrs. H. W. Cloy of New Hampshire, Charles, Sidney G. of Florida, Mrs Robert Allen of Little York, Mrs. C. A. Allard of Kirkwood, George W. and A. G. Choate of Monmouth. She was married in 1883 to Robert C. Stewart of Little York and came to Kirkwood shortly thereafter, where they had since made their home. Mr. Stewart died in 1896.  She became a member of the Presbyterian church.  The funeral was held Friday afternoon from the United Presbyterian church. Hannah C. Stewart is buried in the Center Grove cemetery in Tompkins township, Sept 1829 to August 1897..... Submitted by Betty Adams

HENRY SCHWARTZ died at his residence , 207 Plainfield avenue , at 6:30 o'clock this morning, aged 57 years, after an illness of two years. He was born in Joliet and has made the city his home all his life. He leaves a widow and seven children, Stephen of Chicago, Mrs. Bert Pitts, Louise,Henry,Celia, Walter and Frances. The funeral will be from the home at 8:20 o'clock Thursday morning to St. John's German Catholic church at 9 o'clock with interment in St. John's cemetery. The deceased is survived by two brothers, Michael and Joseph of this city, a half brother, Christopher Wampler, a sister, Mrs. Frank Thomas of California, and a step-daughter, Mrs. John Morrisey of Chicago.....Submitted by Frank  

Daily Review Atlas--Monmouth, Illinois, Monday, Nov. 20, 1939
MRS. MARY ALLEN, Former Little York Resident, Dies in California (error), long-time resident of the Little York Community and the widow of the late Robert A. Allen, died last Saturday evening at a Del Norte, Colo. hospital, her death following a prolonged illness. She had been spending the past year with her daughter, Mrs. Mary Phillips at Center, Colo. Mary Choate was born at Enfield, N. H., July 30, 1860, and came with her parents to Henderson county when she was about sixteen years old. She taught school for a time and on December 27, 1882, was married to Robert A. Allen and with the exception of five years in New Mexico, practically the whole of her married life had been spent on the farm, a short distance southwest of Little York.  Mr. Allen passed away in June 1937 and the following children survive their mother, Mrs. Nellie Garth of Little York, George C. Allen of Monmouth, Mrs. Ruth Amonino of Enterprise, Ore, Mrs. Bernice Goldsberry of Medford, Ore., and Mrs. Mary Phillips of Center, Colo.  A son, Glenn, the oldest of the family, is deceased. There are nine grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Mrs. Allen's life centered in her home and family and to them she gave all the love of which a good mother is capable. Until the death of Mr. Allen she had been for fifty-five years his devoted help-mate and through that long period her loyalty to the interests of the home was unwavering. Many years ago she became affiliated with the Little York Presbyterian church. The casket is expected to reach Monmouth tomorrow afternoon and funeral services will be held at the Lugg and Holliday Memorial Chapel at 2:30 on Wednesday afternoon. Interment will be in the family lot in the Little York cemetery......Submitted by Prudy

Rock Island Argus: Monday June 14, 1937 
DEATH CLAIMS ROBERT ALLEN IN LITTLE YORK Funeral of Successful Warren County Farmer to be Wednesday in Residence Little York, Ill., Robert A. Allen, 78, who had be successful as a farmer and stock raiser in Warren county, died at 12 o'clock last night in his home near Little York.  He had been ailing several years, but was bedfast for only the past week. Funeral services will be at 2:30 o'clock Wednesday afternoon in the residence, with the Rev. H. L. Wilson, pastor of United Presbyterian church, Little York, officiating.  Burial will be in Little York Cemetery.  Mr. Allen had spent all of his life in Warren county with the exception of the periods when visits and travel took him elsewhere.He and Mrs. Allen spent five years in New Mexico and California, returning in the spring of 1923. During their absence, a son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. George Allen, Monmouth, lived at the Robert Allen farm.  Mr. Allen was termed a man of strong character by his friends and "inspired all who came in contact with him". At his bedside at the time of his death were his wife, three daughters, Mrs. Nelle Garth of Little York, Mrs. Ruth Amonino of Enterprise, Ore., and Mrs. Mary Roberta Phillips of Center, Colo., the son, George, of Monmouth, Ill, a son-in-law, Gerald Phillips, Center, Colo. and two grandchildren, Barbara Jean and Betty Jo Phillips of Center. Mr. Allen was born in Warren county on May 4, 1849, the son of Mr. and Mrs. William Alex Allen. He attended the Duck Creek school near Little York, and married Miss Mary Roberta Choate of Bristol, N. H. on Dec. 27, 1882.  The couple moved to a farm adjoining the village of Little York in 1883. They lived there many years, and then bought the present Allen farm. In addition to the widow, three daughters, the son and two grandchildren at Mr. Allen's bedside at the time of his death, surviving is another daughter, Mrs. Bernice Goldsbury of Medford, Ore, who with her husband, Dr. C.C. Goldsbury, left in February on a trip around the world and will return July 11; a sister, Mrs. Mae Whitham of Hollywood, Calif, and seven grandchildren...Submitted by Prudy

The Galesburg Republican
WILLIAM MARION LATIMER  Husband of Mary Elizabeth Humiston, Knox Co., Illinois
William Marion died at Elgin, Illinois Insane Hospital, Saturday, December 27, 1873, aged 41 years. He spent the majority of his life in and around Abingdon.  His body was brought here to Abingdon, Thursday for entombment. The service was at Methodist Episcopal church of which he was a member.  Rev. S. W. Brown of Galesburg assisted by Rev. A. J. Jones of  this place.....Submitted by Phyllis Long 

Chicago Tribune, January 1, 1950 Chicago, IL
EMIL J. SUTTER, 6320 S. Bell Avenue, beloved husband of Ellen R. Power Sutter, fond father of Thomas, John,Jerome,and Robert, brother of Mrs. Jennie Quigley, Mrs. Albertine Ahern,Mrs. Therese Orgel, John, and the late Magdalene Schlubeck. Resting at funeral home, 6915 Wentworth Avenue.  Funeral Tuesday, 9:30 a.m., to St. Rita's chapel, 63rd & Oakley. Interment at St. Mary's.....Submitted by Carole

Chicago Daily News,Thurs, Aug 29, 1889 
Mercy Hospital, Aug 28, Honora Puma (nee Hennessy), age 48, sister to Kate and the late Timothy Hennessy.  Funeral Friday, Aug 30, at 10:30, from Mercy Hospital to Union depot and by C.M. & St. P RR to Calvary.  Connecticut papers please copy.  *Note: Married John Puma, 1 Oct 1879, Chicago, IL....submitted by Carole

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