Newspaper Clippings for
10 January 1924
MISS THELMA WHITE PASSES AWAY
Saturday morning at 7:45 occurred the death of Miss Thelma White
after an illness of about five weeks. She first was taken ill
with a severe attack of pneumonia, later developing a
complication of diseases and all possible was done for her
recovery, but she steadily grew worse until she went to sleep and
quietly passed away last Saturday at the age of 17 years, 6
months and 26 days.
Miss White was the youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John White,
east of Antioch, who with her four sisters and three brothers
besides a large number of friends are left to mourn her loss.
The funeral services were held at the home on Monday afternoon at
1:30 o'clock with burial at the Hickory cemetery.
17 January 1924
AMBROSE COLEGROVE PASSES AWAY
On Tuesday evening, January 14, 1824, occurred the death of Mr.
Ambrose Wellington Colegrove at his home east of Antioch, after
an illness of several months duration, during which time he
received the most loving care of his sister, Miss Edith.
Mr. Colegrove was a son of Mr. and Mrs. H. Colegrove and was born
at Newport township on January 9, 1853, where he lived until he
was 20 months old, when he moved with his parents to the farm on
which he has spent his entire life. He began failing in health
last August and continued until one week before his death, when
he was taken to his bed and a doctor summoned.
Mr. Colegrove lived a full Christian life, trying to do all the
good he could. He was a regular attendant at the Christian
Science services as long as he was able. He leaves to mourn his
loss one brother, H. O. Colegrove of Pontic, Ill., two sisters,
Miss Edith, with whom he made his home, and Mrs. Henry Hunter of
Antioch, besides a host of other relatives and friends.
The funeral services were held on Wednesday afternoon at the home
at 1 o'clock and at Hickory church at 1:30, with Rev. Stanton in
charge. Burial at Hickory Union cemetery.
24 January 1924
SCARLET FEVER IS FATAL TO GIRL
Miss Florence Lucas, 20 years old, of Wadsworth, died Friday
morning at the Lake County General hospital of scarlet fever. She
was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Lucas. Besides the
parents there are three brothers, Harold, Lester, and Charles.
The funeral services were held Monday afternoon from the home at
1:30 o'clock with burial in Millburn cemetery.