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 Emma Pearl <I>Nickelson</I> Spates

Emma Pearl Nickelson Spates

Illinois, USA
Death 19 Feb 1947 (aged 70)
Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois, USA
Burial Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois, USA
Plot Section A Garden of Roses Lot 428 Grave 2
Memorial ID 175487805 · View Source
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Date Of Burial: 2/22/1947
Mrs. Emma P. Spates, 70, of 1602 Morgan avenue, died at 1:45 p.m., Feb. 19, 1947, at Memorial hospital, where she had been a patient since a week ago last Sunday. She was stricken with a heart attack while attending services at the Stuart street Christian church and was rushed to Memorial hospital. She had been in poor health for four years.

She was born in Gardner township Aug. 6, 1876.

She was married to William M. Spates of Hillsborough, Va. in Springfield Feb. 25, 1892 [?].

Shortly after their marriage, they moved to Harrisburg where her husband was employed as a policeman.

They moved back to Springfield in 1910 where Mr. Spates was employed by the Hilliers Transfer & Storage Co. and also by Underfangers Transfer & Storage Co.

In 1917, they moved to Orient where he was employed by C.W.F Coal Co. on police duty.

In 1938, they moved back to Springfield when Mr. Spates retired.

Since her husband's death three years ago, she had been residing with a daughter, Mrs. Albert H. Nollsch, Springfield.

She was a member of the Stuart Street Christian church.

She is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Nollsch; one brother, Charles Nickelson; one grandson, Roy E. Perrine, all of Springfield; four great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held at Kirlin & Egan funeral home and at Stuart Street Christian church.

Burial was in Roselawn cemetery.

Date: Thursday, February 20, 1947
Paper: Daily Illinois State Journal (Springfield, Illinois)
Page: 5
Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths Index, 1916-1947
Name: Emma Spates
[Emma Nickelson]
Birth Date: 6 Aug 1876
Birth Place: Gardner Twp , Illinois
Death Date: 19 Feb 1947
Death Place: Springfield, Sangamon, Illinois
Burial Date: 22 Feb 1947
Burial Place: Clear Lake Twp., Sangamon, Ill.
Cemetery Name: Roselawn
Death Age: 70
Occupation: Housework
Race: White
Marital Status: W
Gender: Female
Residence: Springfield, Sangamon, Illinois
Father Name: Thomas Nickelson
Father Birth Place: New Jersey
Mother Name: Rebecca Sidiner [sic]
Mother Birth Place: Lexington, Kentucky
Spouse Name: William
FHL Film Number: 1991703




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