and Death Notices
in Pulaski County, Illinois Newspapers
7 Apr 1888; 13 Apr. 1889; 5 Apr 1890
Mound City, Pulaski County, Illinois
Transcribed and annotated by Darrel Dexter
The Pulaski Patriot,
(John W. Hiatt married Amanda C.
Easter on 15 Jan 1865, in Pulaski Co., Ill.
His marker in New Hope Cemetery near Ullin reads:
In Memory of John W. Hiatt Born March 21, 1840
Died March 30, 1888.—Darrel Dexter)
SCHULER—Wednesday, April 4th, 1888, Willie, infant son of Mr. and Mrs. J. Schuler, aged about four years.
DURNING—Saturday, March 31st, 1888, infant child of Mr. and Mrs. James Durning.
(James M. Durning married Lula Michem on 27 Dec 1877, in Pulaski Co., Ill.—Darrel Dexter)
STARKS—Sunday, April 1st, 1888, infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Clay Starks.
BEAN—Thursday, April 5th, 1888, Mrs. Mary Ann Bean, relict of the late Stephen D. Bean, aged 60 years. She had suffered long, but bore it with fortitude. She was a woman of more than ordinary intelligence and energy. The remains will be interred in Beech Grove Cemetery Monday afternoon next.
TAYLOR—A colored child of ---Taylor,
(Samuel Letherland married Sarah A.
Crippen on 18 Aug 1876, in Pulaski Co., Ill.—Darrel
Whereas, It has pleased the Supreme Dictator of the universe, to afflict with death the family of our esteemed Bro. R. D. Duval, therefore be it
Resolved, That we hereby tender the said
brother our sincere condolence in his affliction and remind
him that fortitude in adversity exemplifies one of the
virtues and benefits of our noble order.
A terrible case of brutality has been exhibited by a colored woman of this city—Mary Lindsay. She gave birth to an illegitimate child Sunday last, and in the absence of her mother, wrapped the new-born child in her skirt and placed it under the springs, and left it there till Tuesday morning. When the mother was making up the bed, to her horror, she discovered the child. The officers were called and Tuesday night an inquest was held. The coroner’s jury brought in a verdict of murder in the first degree. A guard was placed at the house and as soon s she is able will be lodged in the county jail.
This is most a atrocious case of infanticide
and nothing can save the girl from severe punishment who
partly through fear of her mother and no doubt ignorance,
committed this crime.
(His marker in Anna City Cemetery reads:
Cornwall Kirkpatrick Died March 30, 1890, Aged
75 Ys., 3 Ms. & 7 Ds.—Darrel Dexter)
[NB. There are no other extant issues for these
years, and none for the years 1891-1892]
[NB. There are no other extant issues for these years, and none for the years 1891-1892]
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