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Illinois Obituaries - 1924 - Zachariah Norton


ROSSVILLE MAN DIES AT HOSPITAL

Zachariah NORTON, broom maker and former farmer, many years a resident of Rossville, died at St. Elizabeth's hospital at 2:20 o'clock Saturday evening after a long illness. He had been there for two weeks undergoing a course of medical treatment.

He was born Dec. 8, 1849 in Maine, the son of John and Ruth McMINN NORTON. The body was removed to the Berhalter undertakling parlore, prepared for burial and remained there until Monday afternoon when it was taken overland to Rossville going direct to the Church of Christ whre services were held. Burial was in Evergreen cemetery.

Source: Danville Commercial News, Monday, 28 April 1924

*Note: Error in name of mother. Her name was Rachel McINTOSH. It is listed in his and his brother's marriage records.

DEATH RECORD:

Name: NORTON, Zachariah;

Male/White

Age: unknown

Certificate No: 2920192

Date of death: 1924-04-26

County: Vermilion;

City: Danville

Date Certificate Filed: 24-04-30

   


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