John Tillson Sr obit

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John Tillson, Eaqi. It is witb more than the ordinary emotions of sorrow, that we impart to our readers the mournful intelligence'of the'flcath'-of Mr. John Tillson, Sr., of this city. This sad event took place at Peoria on Thursday evening. evening. A telegraphic dispatch received yesterday yesterday says that his death was caused by an attack of apoplcxr. Mr Tillson was'fifty-ievcn years of ago.— He was a native of IJalifai, Mass , and re moved to this State in 1818. : He resided for many years at Hillsburo, and for the greater- part of the last ten years has been a citizen of Quinoy. • The announcement of liis decease decease has brought sorrow to tho hearts of his many fiiends here. It is the fortune of but few men to enjoy the confidence nnd esteem of as large a circle of acquaintances as did the deceased. • An enterprising and active businessman, his extensive.and varied business business arrangements gave him a sphere of acquaintance acquaintance correspondingly extensive, and his comprehensive benevolence, his noble heart, his kind nnd generous disposition, and bis intellectual worth endeared him to .oil to" whom he became known. None knew him but to respect and esteem him. In all tho relations of life ho exhibited exhibited those amiable qualities which constituted tie' inherent goodness of bis character. He was a worthy citizen—a true friend—a kind husband and farther. ItisamelanLholy office for one who has known him long nnd loved him so well—for one whose ties of relationship relationship to the deceased were rendered stronger by the ties nf esteem nnd.sincere.affection to recount his worth and bis nray virtues. It is hard to realize that we shall sec him no more. It is sid to think of him as nolonger among the living Ibe deep and heartfelt emotion exhibited in tbis'comrounity/on the' melancholy announcement of "bis decease testifies to his .worth'and assures the'.bereaved the'.bereaved and distressed relatives and friends, that their sorrow meets v*ith in extensive and sincere sympathy. The remains" of the deceased--will ba brought to this:city for interment.— Quincy Whig.

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  1. Alton Weekly Telegraph,
  2. 20 May 1853, Fri,
  3. Page 2

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