Source: Quincy Whig - Illinois
Dated: Feb. 1, 1869
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
"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
|Source: Grand Rapids Press - Mich.
Dated: Jan. 5, 1910
DIED OF PELLAGRA
Disease Fatal to Two Patients in the Peoria Asylum. (By Associated
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
Illinois State Journal - Springfield, Illinois - Pg. 6
Dated: Nov. 8, 1904
Carroll. Peoria, Nov. 4. - Special. - Mrs. N.
Carroll, one of hte 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.
Connell Wells. Peoria, Nov. 4 - Special. -
Connell Wells, an electricial 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
|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.
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
|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
|Source: Plain Dealer - Cleveland,
Dated: Jan. 31, 1899
CORNING - Died at Peoria, Ill., Jan. 29, Fannie De FORREST,
wife of Franklin T. CORNING, formerly of this city.
|Source: Plain Dealer- Cleveland,
Dated: Mar. 24, 1899
FLINT - At Peoria, Ill., March 22, Caroline LEMEN,
beloved wife of Edward S. FLINT.