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Source: Quincy Whig - Illinois
Dated: Feb. 1, 1869

MORTUARY NOTICE:
SUDDEN DEATH -  A young man by the name of Purday, a stranger in our city, died very suddenly at the Peoria drinking saloon, on Front Street, recently purchased by his father, Saturday, in a apoplectic fit.  Coroner Brown was called in and held an inquest on the body.  The following is the verdict of the Coroner's Jury:
     "We, the Jury summoned by Coroner Brown, Coroner of Adams county, State of Illinois, to investigate the cause of death of Chas. H. M. Purdy, find that the deceased came to his death of apoplexy, caused from excessive use of strong drink.
                                                               A. L. DRANE, Foreman
QUINCY, ILL., Jan. 30, 1869.
     The father of the deceased has been in our midst but a short time having moved from Kansas city to Quincy.  He, as well as the mother and the family generally have our sympathy in the affliction which ahs so suddenly befallen them.
     The remains of the deceased were interred yesterday afternoon.
Source: Grand Rapids Press - Mich.
Dated: Jan. 5, 1910
DIED OF PELLAGRA
Disease Fatal to Two Patients in the Peoria Asylum.
(By Associated Press)
     Peoria, Ill., Jan. 5 - Suffering of pellagrous mania Mrs. Valentine HERMAN, a patient at the state asylum, escaped scantily clad, dying later of exposure.  She was found sitting beneath a tree in the orchard frozen almost to death.  She was one of the first pellagra victims found in the Peoria asylum.
     Mrs. Anna Klingenmyer, sixty-five years old, at one time one of the wealthiest women in Illinois, died today at Peoria Asylum of pellagra.  She had been afflicted with the disease for a year.
Source: Daily Illinois State Journal - Springfield, Illinois - Pg. 6
Dated: Nov. 8, 1904
Illinois Deaths

Mrs. N. Carroll.  Peoria, Nov. 4. - Special. - Mrs. N. Carroll, one of the pioneers of Peoria county, died this morning at St. Joseph's home.  She was 75 years old and had lived in this county for half a century, most of the time being spent on a farm near the Mooney settlement.  The decedent leaves two sons, John and Thomas Carroll, both living in the county.
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Connell Wells.  Peoria, Nov. 4 - Special. - Connell Wells, an electrical well known in this city, died in Monmouth yesterday.  He had resided here for a number of years previous to his residence in Monmouth, and was known as an investor of electrical appliances.
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John Dunski

Source: Duluth News - Tribune - Minn.
Dated: Oct. 24, 1916
DIED STANDING UP.
PEORIA, ILL. - Oct. 23 - H. H. MOON, 35, a prominent farmer living near Trivoli, Ill, was found dead in his garage Sunday.  The body was standing erect against the wall.  The automobile engine was running and the garage was filled with gas.
Source: Plain Dealer - Cleveland, Ohio
Dated: July 17, 1871
Spirit of the Morning Dispatches.
Obituary.
Hon. E. N. POWELL
, one of the oldest and best citizens of Peoria, Ill., died suddenly on Saturday.  He was formerly judge of the court.  His funeral took palce on Sunday afternoon, and was largely attended.
Source:  Sun -
Dated: January 3, 1899
JAMES EWELL REYNOLDS.
     Mr. James Ewell Reynolds
died at Peoria, Ill., last Saturday of pneumonia.  He was a brother of Mr. William Reynolds, 10 West Preston street.  Mr. Reynolds was born in Baltimore and was in the fifty-fifth year of his age.  For a few years he was in partnership with his father, Mr. William W. Reynolds, in the wholesale grocery business on Baltimore street, near Paca.   His father retired about 1867 and he went to New York and became a partner of J. Newton Ewell, an uncle, in the stock brokerage business.  Mr. Ewell died about sixteen years ago and Mr. Reynolds conducted the business alone until about seven years ago, when he went to Peoria and engaged in the grain business with Messrs. D. McKenney & Co.  He was never married.
Source:  Plain Dealer - Cleveland, Ohiop
Dated: Jan. 31, 1899
DIED:
CORNING
- Died at Peoria, Ill., Jan. 29, Fannie De FORREST, wife of Franklin T. CORNING, formerly of this city.
Source:  Plain Dealer- Cleveland, Ohio
Dated: Mar. 24, 1899
FLINT - At Peoria, Ill., March 22, Caroline LEMEN, beloved wife of Edward S. FLINT.

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