Sunday, April 1, 2012

Sunday's Obituary ~ Arville Chapin Adsit

From Chicago Daily Tribune, May 7, 1906.

  MRS. ARVILLE CHAPIN ADSIT, 85 years old, widow of James M. Adsit, who for the fifty years prior to 1894, the year of his death, conducted a private banking business in Chicago, died yesterday at the family residence, 400 Dearborn avenue. Her health had been failing since last September. She was born in Ludlow, Mass., and with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Orville Chapin, came to Chicago in 1838. She was married to Mr. Adsit in 1841. Five children are living. They are Charles C. Adsit, James M. Adsit, Mrs. Isabel M. Wheeler, Miss Carrie Adsit, and Miss Jeanie Adsit. The funeral will be at the residence at 2:30 o'clock tomorrow afternoon.
More about Arville Chapin can be found at this Matrilineal Monday post. I have also posted a photograph of her labeled Grandma Adsit.

Sunday's Obituary is a daily blogging prompt from Geneabloggers, the genealogy community’s resource for blogging. It is used by many genealogy bloggers to help them tell stories of their ancestors.

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