DeWitt County Genealogy Trails

Sick List
Clinton, Ill., March 21 - Edward O'Brien, who disappeared from his home in 1894 finally has been located in the State Hospital for the Insane at Kankakee. He failed to recognize two brothers, John of this city, and Thomas, of Champaign, when the two recently greeted him for the first time in twenty-seven years. ["Chronicle Telegram", Mar 21, 1921 - Submitted by Linda Dietz]
Clinton. Mr. William Gambrel, ex-county treasurer is quite sick at his home in Waynesville Township. [The Decatur Daily Dispatch, 15 Nov 1889, pg 2]
Mrs. Aaron Edmiston, of Omaha, Neb., a former resident of Clinton, is very ill. [Source: The Daily Inter Ocean, (Chicago, IL) Sunday, November 15, 1891; pg. 19; tr. by N. Kramer]
Clinton, Ill., Nov. 13---Postmaster Carle is quite sick. [Source: The Daily Inter Ocean, (Chicago, IL) Sunday, November 15, 1891; pg. 19; tr. by N. Kramer]