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Over the years, several contributors shared news articles with the St Louis Genealogical Society and its members. The materials from seven sources were combined:

       
  • A. St. Louis Globe-Democrat, 11 March 1887 (unattributed)
  • B. St. Louis a Hundred Years Ago, St. Louis Globe-Democrat of 1890
  • C. Social Notes from the St. Louis Globe-Democrat, 21 September 1890
  • D. A Day in the Life of St. Louis, St. Louis Chronicle, 9 August 1899 (unattributed)
  • E. St. Louis News from Home, 1918–1922, contributed by Julie Chitwood
  • F. St. Louis Watchman-Advocate, 1881–1882, 1893
  • G. St. Louis Globe-Democrat, 25 November 1874, contributed by Lorraine C. Wodraska Cates & Alice Byington Tucker.

Except as noted above, Virginia Guinther contributed this information, transcribing the data from the newspapers listed above. The articles were printed in St. Louis Genealogical Society Quarterly, volume over several years.

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NameDateSourceContent
[unk], Aggie, Aunt 1918-1922 E Edward Delany died ca 7 Aug ___. The Edward Delanys were married 19 May 1880; the family operated a bakery. Mentioned: Winnie Delaney, Hester Delany who was 16 in 1920. She was adopted but at that time hadn't been told about it. Aunt Aggie (mother). Nell and Hubert Delany lived on a farm in Fond Du Lac, Wisconsin. Stella Delany had daughters Berenice and Edna. Tommy, her husband, drank, and ""he threw away"" his family. Edna Delany of Webster, Missouri, daughter of Stella, had a baby ca May 1919.
[unk], Art 1918-1922 E Oneta ""Neta"" Frawley married Art ____ 8 Sept 1920. ""Min"" mentioned. Beatrice Frawley was to marry 3 Sept 1921 in Canada: husband about 40 years old. Neta was Matron of Honor. Neta had a baby boy 3 weeks old by Sep 1921. ""Aunt Min"" McGinnis attended. Jimmy Frawley attended. Oneta & Beatrice were sisters.
[unk], Berenice 1918-1922 E Pat & Maud Mullin - his mother lived with them. His brother died leaving two children (died two years ago spring of 1921). Pat and Maud cared for the children and the sister-in-law, who was a nurse; she didn't contribute to the upkeep even though she was working. Stella, Berenice, and a brother mentioned.
[unk], Bess 1918-1922 E Theodore Miller was a florist (Jan 1921). Major & Edna McGinnis were stationed at Fort Andrews California. Maggie Finnegan, who lived in Alton and had a cousin in St. Louis, was blind at age 40. Helen (Knight) Jackson had two little girls by May 1919. Maud Groom - her sister Bess had two children. Mrs. Williamson and her sister Mrs. Schoenhardt mentioned - she was Annie McIntyre.
[unk], Charlie 1918-1922 E Some individual names mentioned: Kitty Boissuboin; Rose Frigger; Sallie DeCamp; Girard Smith and two brothers (children); Berenice Bailey, a child; Ruth Plaquin (expecting any time, Nov 1921); Nan O'Neill; Mr./Mrs. Charlie Berry; Charlie Loomis; Bess Baron & Jenny; Marie Harkins; Kate Peet; Bess Hughes; Mrs. Bunch and sister Miss Vivian Hanks live together; Esther Harburger, a friend of Maria Claiborne; Eva O'Connell - Charlie and Mabel moved; Ella Nicter and sister; M/M Tillie Williamson; Lou Hamilton; Mabel (O'Donnell) Mittendorf; Margaret Uhrig; Leo McCormack, a friend of Lucille Cannon, in a hospital in NY Dec 1918; Earl Christian moving to Oklahoma; Martha (Tracy) Meyer expecting March 1919; Joe Keebert; Nan O'Neill (connected to Manchesters); Emma Vogel; Mamie Reynolds.
[unk], David 1918-1922 E Mrs. Daisy McGinnis had twin boys born in Jan 1920. Her husband died 23 Oct 1921 in New Orleans. He had at least two sisters, one in New Orleans and another, a widow. Daisy was living in Kirkwood, Missouri. Children mentioned: Twins, Girard age 10 in 1922 and Mary Daisy, 12 by June 1921. ""Edna"" mentioned. Edna McGinnis was renting a house in Pasadena, California - David was a Major in WWI, then a Lt. Col. He was into ""Newthought."" Served in France, retired in California. Lou McGinnis - with three children - also referred to.
[unk], Dorothy 1918-1922 E Tom Scully's mother died 14 Feb 1920. Fell and broke hip. Mention made of Ray (female) Hamilton who was unable to care for her. Also a Dorothy and Milton mentioned. Ray Hamilton had all her teeth pulled. Also a Mr. Barrett was living with Ray; he died winter of 1920.
[unk], Eleanor 1918-1922 E Mrs. Mathie died 24 Dec 1918, buried 26 Dec. Reference to George and Eleanor missing her.
[unk], George 1918-1922 E Mrs. Mathie died 24 Dec 1918, buried 26 Dec. Reference to George and Eleanor missing her.
[unk], Jenny 1918-1922 E Some individual names mentioned: Kitty Boissuboin; Rose Frigger; Sallie DeCamp; Girard Smith and two brothers (children); Berenice Bailey, a child; Ruth Plaquin (expecting any time, Nov 1921); Nan O'Neill; Mr./Mrs. Charlie Berry; Charlie Loomis; Bess Baron & Jenny; Marie Harkins; Kate Peet; Bess Hughes; Mrs. Bunch and sister Miss Vivian Hanks live together; Esther Harburger, a friend of Maria Claiborne; Eva O'Connell - Charlie and Mabel moved; Ella Nicter and sister; M/M Tillie Williamson; Lou Hamilton; Mabel (O'Donnell) Mittendorf; Margaret Uhrig; Leo McCormack, a friend of Lucille Cannon, in a hospital in NY Dec 1918; Earl Christian moving to Oklahoma; Martha (Tracy) Meyer expecting March 1919; Joe Keebert; Nan O'Neill (connected to Manchesters); Emma Vogel; Mamie Reynolds.
[unk], Mabel 1918-1922 E Some individual names mentioned: Kitty Boissuboin; Rose Frigger; Sallie DeCamp; Girard Smith and two brothers (children); Berenice Bailey, a child; Ruth Plaquin (expecting any time, Nov 1921); Nan O'Neill; Mr./Mrs. Charlie Berry; Charlie Loomis; Bess Baron & Jenny; Marie Harkins; Kate Peet; Bess Hughes; Mrs. Bunch and sister Miss Vivian Hanks live together; Esther Harburger, a friend of Maria Claiborne; Eva O'Connell - Charlie and Mabel moved; Ella Nicter and sister; M/M Tillie Williamson; Lou Hamilton; Mabel (O'Donnell) Mittendorf; Margaret Uhrig; Leo McCormack, a friend of Lucille Cannon, in a hospital in NY Dec 1918; Earl Christian moving to Oklahoma; Martha (Tracy) Meyer expecting March 1919; Joe Keebert; Nan O'Neill (connected to Manchesters); Emma Vogel; Mamie Reynolds.
[unk], Mamie 1918-1922 E Rose Mahoney died of double pneumonia from Spanish influenza 3 Feb 1920. Ann Mahoney died 12 Feb 1920. Mamie mentioned.
[unk], Medora 1918-1922 E Miss Ellie Finney - Medora expecting - coming to St. Louis to have the baby but got sick and the baby died (about 1 Oct 1918). Bea Finney mentioned.
[unk], Milton 1918-1922 E Tom Scully's mother died 14 Feb 1920. Fell and broke hip. Mention made of Ray (female) Hamilton who was unable to care for her. Also a Dorothy and Milton mentioned. Ray Hamilton had all her teeth pulled. Also a Mr. Barrett was living with Ray; he died winter of 1920.
[unk], Nell 1918-1922 E Mrs. Harrison died Sunday, 12 Jan 1919. Her son Charles was a Redemptorist. Daughter Kate worked for Mr. Howell. Sister, Nell _____. Beatrice Frawley of Chicago was a niece of Kate Howell.
[unk], Ozzie 1918-1922 E Mira and Harry Melliar had a daughter, Ruth, who was nine years old by August 1921. Mira's sister Ruth was expecting another child that fall. Ruth's husband, Ozzie, was doing dental work for the government.
[unk], Pat 1918-1922 E Joe Murphy died ca 10 May 1919. He was a brother-in-law of Maud Mullin. Mrs Mullin's husband died summer of 1919; she is taking care of her husband's sick brother, his wife & two children. ""Pat"" referred to.
[unk], Ruth 1918-1922 E Mira and Harry Melliar had a daughter, Ruth, who was nine years old by August 1921. Mira's sister Ruth was expecting another child that fall. Ruth's husband, Ozzie, was doing dental work for the government.
[unk], Stella 1918-1922 E Pat & Maud Mullin - his mother lived with them. His brother died leaving two children (died two years ago spring of 1921). Pat and Maud cared for the children and the sister-in-law, who was a nurse; she didn't contribute to the upkeep even though she was working. Stella, Berenice, and a brother mentioned.
Abillen, William 06/04/90 B Burial permits: Henry V. Hartmann, age 12, killed by lightning. Henry Mohrs (congestion of the brain). Ella Graden, 5m, of cholera. John Frazier, age 21, of shock. Eveline Cosby, age 2, bowel trouble. Fred Fieckemeier, 27y, burns. Gerhard H. Bodkenkamp, 64y, disease of arteries. Diedrick Huefe, 8m, convulsions. Henry Schaub, 2y, bronchitis. Elsie Emlenberg, 26, debility. Ada Griffen, 5m, cholera. Minnie A.F. Bewig, 13y, peritonitis. William Abillen, 5d, trismus. George B. Eby, 25y, typhoid. George M. Weiners, 49y, cancer. George Miller, 6m, congestion of the brain. Sarah Tester, 51y, tumor of stomach. Frederick Tietze, 49y, cancer. Elizabeth Furst, 73y, cholera morbus. Edward Melsh, 65y, debility.Henry Wessee, 15y, drowning. Kate Brady, 54y, kidney disease. Samuel Holley, 44y, pneumonia. Rosetta K. Stark, (73?)y, ruptured cerebral artery. Frank Hesse, 13y, peritonitis. Mrs. B.H. Grier, 23y, cancer.

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