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from a loose clipping, source unknown 3 August 1937
STROKE IS FATAL TO MILLBURN RESIDENT
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
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
MRS. E. F. CLARK PASSES AWAY
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
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.