"The Freeport Journal" [Freeport, Stephenson Co., IL], Friday, 29 Apr 1853:

Died, In Harlem Township, on the 23d inst. after a progressing illness of two weeks, Celesta Augusta, daughter of David and Betsey Niles, aged eighteen years and four months.

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All from "The Freeport Journal-Standard" [Freeport, Stephenson Co., IL], Friday, 29 Jul 1938, p. 14:

Miles Lapp

Funeral services for the late Miles Lapp, who was drowned yesterday, will be held at 3:30 o'clock Saturday afternoon from the Walter Mortuary. Rev. H. T. Chenoweth, pastor of First Methodist Episcopal church will officiate and burial will be made in the Rock City cemetery.

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J. George Schmitt

Funeral services for the late J. George Schmitt were held at the Eichmeier & Becker funeral home at 2 o'clock this afternoon with services at State Road Reformed church at 2:30 o'clock. Rev. Jacob Elmer conducted the services and interment was made in the State Road cemetery.

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Gene Earl Sorn

The funeral of the late Gene Earl Sorn was held this afternoon at 3 o'clock at the Eichmeier and Becker funeral home. Rev. H. I. Newell, pastor of the United Brethren church, conducted the services and interment was made in Orangeville cemetery.

Submitted by:
Carol Page Tillson

 

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