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Orlando Lane Bicknell
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Birth: 1841
Vermont, USA
Death: Oct. 21, 1906
Oconomowoc
Waukesha County
Wisconsin, USA

DEATH OF 0. L. BICKNELL AT SANITARIUM IN WISCONSIN
Orlando Lane Bicknell, 320 Linden avenue, died yesterday at 11 o'clock in the evening at Oconomowoc, Wis.
Mr. Bicknell had been sick for several years, and had gone to a sanitarium in the Wisconsin city in hope of some relief.
Death was due to spinal trouble caused by a fall received three years
ago.
Mrs. Bicknell and several of the family were present at his bedside when he passed away.
The funeral will be held Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock from the Second Congregational church. All of the arrangements have not been completed.
Mr. Bicknell was born in Vermont fifty-seven years ago. He married a Miss Susan Bingham in that state, and came to Chicago in 1879. where he became connected with the Illinois Screw Company, and in later years the Chicago Screw Company, of which he was manager up to the time of his retirement
from business last March.
Mr. Bicknell was well known in Oak Park, and was one of the village's most honored and respected citizens.
He was prominent in the Second Congregational Church, being one of the founders of that organization and a deacon at the time of his death. He had held many important offices in the church during the many years he had been connected witH it. He was a great worker in missionary circles and was the organizer of the famous Sunday school olass of Thousand Dollar girls.
T h e following relatives survive him: Mrs. O. L. Bicknell, two sons, Orlando Bicknell, Jr., and Harold; three daughters, Mrs. K. H. Pitkin , Mrs. H. L. Lauder and Mrs. F. H. Watt and three brothers, S. W. Bicknell, B. H. Bicknell, of Dwight, Alabama , and H. L. Bicknell of Chicago.
—The Daily Reporter-Argus (Oak Park, IL), 22 Oct 1906, pg. 1

ORLANDO LANE BICKNELL, 320 Linden avenue, Oak Park, manager of the Chicago Screw company, died of spinal trouble yesterday in a sanitarium at Oconomowoc, Wis. He had been sick several years. The funeral will be held tomorrow afternoon at Second Congregational church, Oak Park. Mr. Bicknell was born in Vermont in 1849. he married Miss Susan Bingham and came to Chicago in 1879. He was one of the founders of the Second Congregational church of Oak Park, was a zealous missionary worker, and was the organizer of the Sunday School class of "thousand dollar girls." He left a widow, two sons, and three daughters.
--Chicago Tribune, 23 Oct 1906, pg. 5 
 
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 Parents:
  Alfred Bicknell (1812 - 1890)
  Laura Wheeler Bicknell (1815 - 1862)
 
 Spouse:
  Susan M. Bingham Bicknell (1848 - 1936)
 
 Children:
  Theresa Josephine Bicknell Watt (1867 - 1936)*
  Jane Bingham Bicknell Wood (1868 - 1959)*
  Ellen Bicknell (1869 - 1871)*
  Lucy B. Bicknell Alvord (1874 - 1955)*
  Orlando M. Bicknell (1878 - 1917)*
  Ralph Bicknell (1884 - 1887)*
  Harold L. Bicknell (1891 - 1965)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Forest Home Cemetery
Forest Park
Cook County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Debbie B
Record added: Apr 29, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 89314519
Orlando Lane Bicknell
Added by: Debbie B
 
 
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