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August, 1937

from a loose clipping, source unknown 3 August 1937
Mrs. Martha Jamison, Lifelong Resident of County,
Dead at 70
Mrs. Martha (Mattie) Jane Jamison, wife of the late Dr. Homer E. Jamison, passed away at 4:30 o'clock Tuesday afternoon at her home in Millburn. Death followed a paralytic stroke.
Before her marriage to Dr. Jamison on June 22, 1893, she was Martha Jane Davies, and she was a lifelong resident of the county except for about two years spent in Chicago following her marriage. She was born at Diamond Lake on Christmas day, 1866. Following a few years residence in Chicago, the couple came to Antioch and later moved to Millburn where they spent the remainder of their lives.
In Millburn community the couple were active in civic affairs and in the Millburn Congregational church. Mrs. Jamison was the first worthy matron of the Eastern Star chapter of Millburn.
Dr. Jamison preceded his wife in death about two years ago.
Two children survive: Mrs. Vida White, of Antioch township, and Doris, at home. She also leaves a brother, Benjamin Davies of Castana, Iowa.
Funeral services will be held Friday afternoon at 2:00 o'clock and burial will be in Millburn cemetery.
from a loose clipping, source unknown 7 August 1937
After an illness of several weeks, Mrs. Agnes Clark passed away at St. Therese hospital, Saturday, Aug. 7.
Agnes Boyd McKenzie McDougall was born at the McDougall homestead at Lakeside, Ill., Jan. 5, 1858. During her early years she moved, with her parents, to Lake county, and had since resided at Millburn, on a farm near Hastings Lake, and later in Grayslake.
On Feb, 14, 1900, she was married to Eugene F. Clark, and after leaving the farm, about ten years ago, Mr. and Mrs. Clark moved to Grayslake. While on a trip to Florida in December, 1929, Mr. Clark passed away. Two sisters, Misses Emma and Ella Jane McDougall, have also preceded Mrs. Clark in death.
Mrs. Clark was, as long as her health permitted, a constant attendant and an ardent supporter of the Congregational church. She had been ill at her home for several weeks, and was taken to St. Therese hospital where she passed away. She leaves one nephew, John McDougall of Lake Forest.
Services were held at the late home at Grayslake, Tuesday afternoon, Aug. 10, with Rev. Otto J. Scheibe officiating. Appropriate musical selections were rendered by L. G. Smith. Interment at Loon Lake.
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