Death Notices for 1849
Death of Charles Gilman, Esq.
The Quincy papers announce the death by cholera, of Mr. Gilman, the Reporter of the Supreme Court. Mr. G. was a man of high legal and literary attainments and of great personal worth. The Quincy Herald thus announces his death:
“Mr. Gilman died of Cholera on Tuesday last, after a brief illness. His remains were followed to the tomb by the Odd Fellows and a large concourse of citizens on Wednesday morning. Mr. Gilman was one of our best citizens. In his death our city in many respects, has sustained an irreparable loss.
[Source: The Ottawa Free Trader, Ottawa, Illinois, August 3, 1849 - Submitted by Nancy Piper]