Eliphalet Norton Obituary

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Eliphalet Norton Obituary - North Shore avenue; Chicago, , OBITUARY...
North Shore avenue; Chicago, , OBITUARY Eliphalet C. Norton. Eliphalet C. Norton, an old and respected citizen of the community was horn April 7, 1844, in the township Flora, on the farm his parents, Robert and Candace Norton, had "taken from the government a few years before. He died February 5, 1919. a the family home in Belvidere. He had lived on the farm in Flora for more than half i. century, before coming to this city. He had become identified with the affairs of his community, as only a long resident can, had held various nosirlons of trust in Flora town ship and bad a. wide circle of friends' and acquaintances. During his lire tie had seen - the locality of which he was a part progress from the ox team to the motor car stage.-and had bridged in his span of seventy-four years a most important nertod In hW tory. In the- development of bis lo-calliv he' bore his part an(t was a valued friend and respected neigh' bor," ' - The funeral services were helj on the forenoon of Saturday, the 8th, at 10:30 o'clock, at the home on Pearl Tnreet. The Rev. H. F. Lawier Im jfresslvely. gave words -of comfort to the bereaved ones. The bearers were Herbert Sltattuck, Harley Cunningham. Burr SilVius, Ira Shndall, Moses Lucas and John Pen well. The interment was in the Belvidere' cemetery. There were many beaotigul floral tributes. Those left to mourn his loss are his wife, two sons, two daughters, and ten grandchildren. They will have the heartfelt sympathy of many friends. Jn his last sufferings, his faith was his comfort. "Heaven's "'morning hreak, . earth's vain shadows flee In life, irf'death. O Lord abide me." v and with Q. Schwebke. -

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  1. Republican-Northwestern,
  2. 18 Feb 1919, Tue,
  3. Page 5

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