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The Daily Review, Monmouth ILL
Kirkwood, Sept. 12 – Diadamia Vandenburg died last night, 88 years, 8 months
and a few days. Suffering with a malignant growth on the face for some years.
She and her husband, Everett Vandenburg, came from New York nearly fifty years
ago. Everett died twenty-five years ago. Survived by, Mrs. Henry Engler, moved
here with her husband, from Kansas City last winter to care for her mother, one
son, Will, lives in Baraboo, Wis. She was a member of the United Presbyterian
From Daily Review
Atlas, Monmouth, IL, Monday, Feb. 7, 1938:
Funeral services for Mrs. Nellie Jacobs were held at the Lugg & Holliday funeral chapel this afternoon
at 2 o'clock with Dr. Guy Z. Moore
of the 1st Methodist E. church in charge.
Mrs. Franz Ahlstrand and
Mrs. C. E. Breed sang
two numbers with Mrs. John Lugg accompanying. Interment was made in Glendale cemetery, the
pallbearers being Archie Hendrickson; Arvid and
Carl Johnson; Will Hayes; Frank Mink; and Alva Smith.
Mrs. Jacobs was born
in Skone (sic), Sweden, 15 Feb 1861. When she was 6 years old she came to
Monmouth and had resided in this part of Ill. ever since. On April 14, 1883 she
was married to John M. Jacobs, who passed away on 13 Feb 1906. Following their marriage, the
home was for 8 years in Monmouth, 9 years in the Rozetta neighborhood, and about
10 years in the the Larchland community. Following the death of her husband, she
returned to Monmouth to live about 30 years ago.
The members of the immediate family who survive are: 2
daughters and a son: Mrs. Oscar Fillman
of Monmouth; Mrs. Fred M.
Johnson of Roseville; and Marion Jacobs of East Moline.
Another son, Alfred,
is deceased. There are 5 grandchildren. There remain also 2 sisters and a
brother: Mrs. William
Sinton of Keokuk, Ia.; Mrs. Matilda Jacobson of Los Angeles, Ca.; and John O.
Tilson of Elwood, Ne.
had not been in robust health for some time and 2 weeks
ago her condition became such that she was taken to the home of her daughter,
Mrs. Fred Johnson
Roseville, where she was given every care and where she was greatly comforted by
the presence of her sister Mrs. Sinton. A bad heart condition combined with
pneumonia caused her death on Saturday morning of last week at 10:30 o'clock.
For 30 years Mrs. Jacobs had been a member of the 1st M. E.
Church and her place at the service was never vacant whenever it was possible
for her to be present. She was a devoted mother and an earnest Christian
Note: Mrs. Nellie Jacobs was born in Nasum Skane, Sweden, the daughter of Martin
John and Christine (Olson) Tilson. Her parents and two brothers, Swain M. and
John O. Tilson, all eventually left Illinois and settled in Elwood, Gosper Co,
Mrs. Mehitabel Quinby, mother of the late Judge Quinby,
Rodney Quinby and Mrs. Nathan Carr. Jr. Mrs. Quinby died this city on the 13th, she was 87 years of age.
She was one among the oldest residents of Monmouth, coming
here when Monmouth was but a small collection of houses and has seen it grow up
to a city of seven thousand inhabitants. She was a woman of remarkable vitality
and activity, fine presence, intelligent and kind, and richly adorned the
Christian character she maintained for the last quarter of a century.
Services were held at her residence with Nathan Carr, Jr. and
Rev. R. Haney.
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John N. Murphy Died
Was hurt in run away yesterday
never regained consciousness
Monmouth Daily Atlas, undated. 1917
John N. Murphy, who was injured in a runaway yesterday
morning died yesterday afternoon at 3 o’clock from injuries received when was
thrown to the pavement from the wagon in which he was riding. Mr. Murphy
drove to town yesterday and in some manner his horse became frightened and
started running. The wagon wheel hit the front of an automobile and tipped
the wagon so that the driver was thrown out and when he fell he struck his
head on the pavement. He was picked up in a n unconscious condition, but the
attending physicians did not think that he was seriously injured.
He was immediately removed to his home, 307 South I
street, where everything was done to relieve his suffering. At 11 o’clock he
had a hemorrhage and from that time never regained consciousness. Although
at times he was rational, he did not have control of his mind long enough at
any one time to tell any particulars concerning the accident, which later
caused his death.
The deceased was born near Good Hope in Sciota Township,
February 1, 1858 and the early part of his life was spent near Good Hope.
Seventeen years ago he moved to Monmouth with his family and since then has
made home on South I street. He was married to Miss Hannah Jane Robinson on
June 6, 1879, the wedding ceremony-taking place in Newton County Kentucky.
Eleven children were born to this union, four of whom
preceded their father in death. The widow and five sons and two daughters
are left to mourn his death. They are Robert E. Murphy of Macomb, Fred and
Carl Murphy of Monmouth, Archie and Irvin Murphy at home, Mrs. Phil Miller of
Moline and Mrs. Phil Sheridan of Galesburg. He also leaves one sister, Mrs.
Henry Banetten of Missouri, and one brother, J.W Murphy of Oklahoma, and also
two half brothers and two half sisters. They are Richard Parker of Astoria,
Mrs. James Busby of Roseville, Mrs. Ora Bugg of Good Hope and Mrs. Ben Murphy
The funeral services will be held tomorrow morning at 10
o’clock from the family home and Rev. W.H. Craine, pastor of the First
Methodist church will have chard of the services. Burial will be made in the
cemetery at Good Hope.
|Mrs. Hanna Murphy Died This Morning; Burial at Good Hope
No paper name and no date. Monmouth Paper 1933
Mrs. Hanna Jane Murphy passed away this morning at 5:55 o’clock at her home
731 East Thirteenth Avenue. Her death coming as the result of a paralytic
stroke suffered on February 13.
Mrs. Murphy was born in Arkansas on March 7, 1860 and was the daughter of
John and Mary Dixon Robinson. She was united in marriage to John Murphy in
Newton County, Missouri, in June of 1879 and he preceded her in death in
The family came here for Good Hope, Illinois, and Mrs. Murphy had been a
resident of Monmouth for thirty-two years. She was a member of the First
Mrs. Murphy leaves six children, Robert C. of this city, Maidie Miller of
Moline, Fred, Carl, Archie and John of this city, twenty-three grandchildren
and three great-grandchildren. Four children, Clyde, Clement, Mabel and
Mildred, preceded her in death.
Funeral Services will be held Sunday afternoon at 2 o’clock from the Turnbull
Funeral Chapel, Rev. I. M. Thompson of the Methodist Church, assisted by Rev.
W.M. Hay of the West Side Church, will conduct the services. The remains will
be taken to Good Hope for Burial.
Mrs. Hanna J. Murphy
Last services for Mrs. Hanna J. Murphy were held at Turnbull Funeral Chapel
yesterday afternoon at 2 o’clock. The service was in charge of Rev. L. M.
Thompson of the First Methodist Church with Rev. W. M. Hay of the West Side
Church assisting. Miss Minnie Searles sang three numbers. The remains were
taken to Good Hope for burial and those serving as casket bearers were
Charles Chad, Lawrence Graff, Ed Bear, Chris English, Joseph Weaverling and
Charles Fowler. Hand written is “buried Sun, Feb 26, ’33.”
|Galesburg Register Mail; Thursday January 10, 1952
Alexis: Mrs. Elizabeth Hunt of Alexis and Carl J. Ahlstrand of Monmouth were
united in marriage Sunday (January 6) afternoon at 2:3 o’clock in the First
Lutheran church of Monmouth with Rev. Gerald K, Johnson officiating at the
single ring ceremony.
Attendants were the bride’s son, Robert Hunt and wife of Alexis, and
bridegroom’s son, Keith Ahlstrand and wife of Burlington.
The bride chose a blue suit with navy blue and beige accessories. She wore a
corsage of red roses and rhinestone necklace. Mrs. Ahlstrand wore a red suit
while Mrs. Hunt had a light blue suit, and both had white rose corsages.
Following the ceremony a reception was held at the home of Mrs. Anna Danukos,
sister of the bridegroom. Greeting guests were Mr. and Mrs. Robert Sheridan
of Monmouth and Mr. and Mrs. George Danukos of Peoria.
The living room was decorated with a bouquet of pink and white snapdragons.
At the dining room there were a 2-tier wedding cake topped with a miniature
bridal couple and lighted white tapers. Mrs. Hunt presided at the silver
coffee service, and Mrs. Keith Ahlstrand served the cake.
After a tri p to New Orleans and other southern cities, the couple will
reside at 220 South A Street, Monmouth.
Mrs. Ahlstrand is a supervisor at From Fit company and belongs to the
Friendship Rebekah lodge No. 22, while Mr. Ahlstrand is a carpenter and
building superintendent and is a member of I.O.O.F. lodge No. 61. Both are
members of First Lutheran Church
Monmouth Daily Review; Undated
Young Couple Were United in Marriage
Miss Laura Sheridan and Axel Ahlstrand married last night.
Miss Laura A. Sheridan of Cameron and Axel Ahlstrand of this
city were united in the holy bonds of matrimony last evening at 6 o’clock at
the home of Rev. D.E. Hughes, pastor of the Christian Church. Only a few of
the immediate relatives were present at the ceremony. The marriage will come
as a surprise to the many friends of Mr. Ahlstrand as there were only a few
people who knew that he was contemplating marriage.
Miss Sheridan is the oldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Sheridan of near
Cameron, and is well known to the many people of this city and in Galesburg.
She graduated from Galesburg High School in 1910 and since has
resided with her parents.
Mr. Ahlstrand is the oldest son of Robt. Ahlstrand and has been a resident of
this city all his life. He is a carpenter by trade and is a hard working
young man. For the past three years he has been working for A.C. Phillipson.
He received his education in the public schools of this city. The young
couple will receive the heartiest congratulations from their
many friends for a long and happy married life.
The will be at home to their many friends after November 20 at their new home
731 East Sixth Street
Foxie's note: This is not an obituary
obviously, but am putting here as was contributed by John Sheridan and same
John Sheridan Passes Away;
Death Also Claimed His Wife Week Following
Monmouth Atlas no date. Year was 1924
Monmouth (Ill) Atlas: John A. Sheridan, well known farmer of the Cameron
community was claimed by death Sunday Morning (June 8) at 11:32 o’clock at
the local hospital after a short illness. Mr. Sheridan was taken ill
Wednesday and was brought to the hospital Saturday morning. Pneumonia caused
Deceased was born December 10, 1853 in Erie, Pa. And was a son of James and
Rosa Sheridan. He came to the vicinity a number of years ago and had been a
resident of Floyd Township for the past forty years. Mr. Sheridan was engaged
in farming and resided on a farm one mile west and one half mile south of
Cameron. He was united in marriage to Mary Marsh in Cameron on December 7,
1882. Mrs. Sheridan was very ill at present and little hope is held for her
recovery. She was taken ill Sunday.
Six children were born to Mr. and Mrs. Sheridan and five survive their
father. They are Mrs. Axel Ahlstrand of Central Islip, Long, Island, NY; Phil
Sheridan of Cameron; Frank Nelson of Galesburg; and Mrs. Henry Isaacson of
Kirkwood. One daughter, Lena passed away December 3, 1893.
Two sisters, Mrs. Mary Seymour of Seattle, Wash; and Miss Abbie Sheridan of
Cascade, Ia; and two brothers, Tom and Steve Sheridan of Cascade also mourn
the death of Mr. Sheridan.
Mrs. Sheridan Dies
On June 15 Mrs. Mary Sheridan, wife of John Sheridan dies at 10:30 and was
buried on the 17th.