Additional Notes Concerning Indexes:
All dates and spelling of names should be verified by you. An attempt was made to cross reference female names. After marriage some females used their maiden names for a middle name. Be sure to check the variation in the spellings of surnames. The author apologizes for errors and omissions in this index.
Column headings are:
First Name (Maiden Name)
Date of Death
Date when Obituary was printed in the newspaper
Also Known As: Used for the married name for females when maiden name is in the Surname column. Example:
Baker, Etta (Thompson) 2-Jan-2006 4-Jan-2006 A
Thompson, Etta 2-Jan-2006 4-Jan-2006 A Baker
A = Rock Island Argus, T = Quad City Times
A P = Pending in Argus, T P = Pending in Quad City Times
AP-TP = Pending in both
Age 2 and under is listed as an Infant. Age 3 12 is listed as Child. Name in quotes is a nickname.
Issues of the Quad City Times may be viewed on microfilm located in Special Collections of the Davenport Public Library, 321 Main Street, Davenport, IA 52801. Issues of the Rock Island Argus may be viewed on microfilm located in Rock Island Main Library, 401 19th Street, Rock Island, Illinois 61201.