Illinois State Journal, February 20, 1911
Stonham-Died, at 11:10 o’clock Saturday night,
Feb. 18, 1911, at the residence of her daughter,
Mrs. Maggie Chonister [sic], at Salisburg [sic],
Mrs. Sarah Stonham, aged 52 years. The remains
were brought at 7:30 o’clock last evening to the
residence of the decenent’s [sic] daughter, Mrs.
Frederick Steil, 1607 South Eleventh street.
Funeral arrangements will be announced later.
Mrs. Stonham was born in Menard county, but had
been a resident of this city the last thirty
years until, because of ill health, she removed
to the home of her daughter at Salisbury three
months ago. She was a member of St. Paul’s
Episcopal church. Decedent is survived by two
sons, Charles and George Stonham, both of this
city, five daughters, Mrs. John Cawley, jr., Mrs.
Frederick Steil and Mrs. Frank Steil, all of
Springfield; Mrs. Henry Chonister of Salisbury,
and Mrs. Samuel Reynolds of Buffalo.
Submitted by: Carla Leber