Mrs. Lillie1 Chapman, wife of Rev. R. Chapman2, died at the family residence in this city, on Thursday night, after an illness of many months, in which she suffered untold agony, relieved only by death. She was a native of Ireland and was seventy-six years of age. Her funeral will take place at 10 a.m. to-day.”

Source: Democrat-Message, Mt. Sterling, IL dated Saturday Oct. 3, 1885 under Local Matters. Courtesy of Tammie Orr Brown.


  1. Lillie Burnside 

  2. Rev. Robert Chapman