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 Joseph Hirst

Joseph Hirst

Birth
Death 3 Sep 1893 (aged 52–53)
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Burial Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 42653209 · View Source
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9th Battery Massachusetts Battery -- Priv.; Res. Malden; machinist; 22; enl. July 26, 1862; and must. Aug. 6, 1862; wounded July 2, 1863, as Sergt., at Gettysburg, Penna.; disch. Sept. 2, 1863, for wounds, at Washington, D. C.

Death Notice - Chicago Tribune, September 6, 1893, Page 6.

HIRST - Joseph Hirst, Secretary of Installation, World's Fair, Sunday night, Sept. 3. Burial Wednesday. 10 a.m., from residence, 3111 Michigan av. Florida papers please copy.

Funeral Notice - Chicago Tribune, September 6, 1893, Page 5.

The funeral of Joseph Hirst, late Secretary of the installation at the World's Fair, will be held at 10 o'clock this morning from the residence, No 3111 Michigan avenue.

Funeral Description - Chicago Tribune, September 7, 1893, Page 5.

Funeral of Joseph Hirst. Funeral services were held yesterday over the remains of Jospeh Hirst, late Secretary of Installation at the World's Fair. The only members of the family present were Mrs. Hirst, the widow, his sister, and his son. The Rev. H. O. Rowlands officiated, assisted by the Rev. Dr. Spencer of Racine, Wis. The pall-bearers were L. W. Robinson, Dr. S. H. Peabody, W. A. Smith, Prof. F. W. Putnam, Maj. M. P. Handy, and James Allison, all Chiefs of Departments at the Exposition. Among others who were present were Director-General Davis, Walker Fearn, W. H. Holcomb, E. C. Shankland, and E. R. Graham. Interment was at Oakwoods.


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  • Created by: Ed Norris
  • Added: 3 Oct 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 42653209
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Joseph Hirst (1840–3 Sep 1893), Find A Grave Memorial no. 42653209, citing Oak Woods Cemetery, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Ed Norris (contributor 47060015) .