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Nellie Williams Block
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Birth: 1862
Death: Feb. 9, 1895

Nellie Williams was my great grandmother on my grandfather's side. She died long before I was born so I never knew her or even what she looked like. If anyone lives near this cemetery, I would like a photo of her stone please.

file notes: e-mail from Anne K
She died 2/09/1895, according to her death certificate (which I cannot find!), at Cook County Insane Asylum. She was buried at Oak Woods cemetery, where her next of kin was listed as "LA" (Block) There is also a burial plot listed, but no-one else with her there. That was all the info I was able to get. I called the NARA archives at Northeastern Illinois University for the search, her cert is listed online in the pre-1916 death database. Anne

I just checked that database again today 5/21/09) and her death record is no longer in it.
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August 14, 2012: I can't seem to find her death record.
Name: Nellie Williams
Birth Date: abt 1862 Birth Place: Ohio
Death Date: 20 Sep 1895
Death Place: Chicago, Cook, Illinois
Burial Place: Chicago Medical
Death Age: 33 Race: White
Marital Status: Widowed
Residence: Chicago, Cook, Illinois
FHL Film Number: 1033022
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I'm sure the person above isn't the right Nellie. I found an obit for a Nellie J.. She died of Malaria and apparently unmarried. Her father's name was George T. Williams, mother Maria. This young woman is also buried in Oak Woods.
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My note...this MUST be her:
Name: Nellie Block
Birth Date: abt 1862
Birth Place: USA
Death Date: 9 Feb 1895
Death Place: Cook County, Illinois
Cemetery Name: Oakwoods
Death Age: 33
Occupation: Housewife
Race: White
Marital Status: Married
Gender: Female
FHL Film Number: 1239936
 
 
Family links: 
 Children:
  George Williams Block (1881 - 1956)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: next of kin L.A. Block
 
Burial:
Oak Woods Cemetery
Chicago
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Section 02, Lot 61, Grave 2N(orth)
 
Created by: priscilla ross-fox
Record added: Aug 21, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11579007
Nellie <i>Williams</i> Block
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Added by: William Sweeney
 
 
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