I am a genealogist.My grandfather was murdered in 1932 at his home on Emerald Avenue near West 43rd St. I am looking for the home and curious about

Asked by wallerhouse, Chicago, IL Fri Aug 3, 2012

the neighborhood then and now. According to the census it was worth $15000.00 in 1930. I am hoping to find a newspaper article about his death. Anybody interested in knowing more or looking for more information. Email me at wallerhouse@lycos.com. Cynthia

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Ron Thomas, Agent, Fresno, CA
Fri Aug 3, 2012
For someone to have first-hand knowledge about that death, they would have to be at least 98 years old and lucid.
Why don't you go down to the local newspaper and search their microfische?

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Well, sometimes these kind of stories pass down through the neighborhood from owner to owner. However, as much as I would like to mosey on down to the local archives, I live in Seattle. I just began doing research on this family. My next stop will probably be looking through old newspapers through the National Archives in Seattle or online. I will eventually make my way to Chicago on another genealogy junket. I have stage four breast cancer thus I am picking my trips wisely. I was in Kentucky where my Grandfather grew up. He married a woman 17 years older than him. This was the address on his death certificate. There was an inquest so I hope to look for how one finds this kind of information. Thanks for responding. Blessings to you. Cynthia
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trisha, Home Buyer, Chicago, IL
Sun Dec 22, 2013
I live a few blocks away with a blood line that runs far back in canaryville. If you give me a name and address I will investigate. Email me thedish80@yahoo.com.
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