Date unknown, The State Journal-Register, Springfield, IL, P. 12
"Minnie Eddington: Springfield - Minnie Eddington, 90, of Springfield died Saturday, Jan. 9, 1999, at St. John's Hospital. She was born Jan. 19, 1908, in Springfield. She married Samuel J. Eddington in 1926 in Springfield; he died in 1988. Mrs. Eddington, a resident of Springfield all of her life, was a member of Plymouth Congregational Church. Survivors: four sons, Samuel and Paul Eddington, both of Rochester, Donald Eddington, of Springfield and Edward Eddington of Sandia Park, N.M.; 16 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren."
The State Journal-Register, Springfield, IL, November 7, 1988, Page 10.
"Samuel J. Eddington: Samuel J. Eddington, 90, of Springfield died at 4:40 p.m. Saturday at St. John's Hospital North. He was born in Springfield, the son of the late Samuel and Margaret Cook Eddington. He was a former self-employed truck farmer. Preceding him in death were two sisters. He was a member of Plymouth Congregational Church. Surviving are his wife, Minnie; four sons, Samuel G., and Paul R., both of Rochester, Donald W., of Spingfield and Edward R. of Albuquerque, N.M.; three brothers, David and Walter, both of Springfield, and Charles of Kirkwood, Mo.; 16 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Bisch Memorial Home, with the Rev. Ted Fritz officiating. Burial will be in Oak Ridge Cemetery."
Illinois State Journal, Springfield, IL, 3/10/1943.
"Samuel Eddington, 87, Is Taken By Death: Samuel Eddington, 87, died at his home, R. R. 3, at 11 p.m. yesterday. He was born in Somersetshire, England, and came to Springfield in 1880, where he was engaged in truck gardening. He is survived by his wife, Mary; four sons, Samuel, David and Walter of this city and Charles of Kirkwood, Mo.; two daughters, Miss Margaret Eddington and Mrs. Ruth Cooke, both of city, and one sister, Mrs. John Davis, city. The body is at Bisch's Memorial home. Funeral arrangements will be made later."
Date unknown, probably Illinois State Journal. (death date 1/9/1954)
"MRS. MARY EDDINGTON: Mrs. Mary Margaret Eddington, of 2240 S. Tenth St., died at 3 p.m. yesterday in St. John's hospital, following a lingering illness. She was 78 years old. Mrs. Eddington was a member of Plymouth Congregational church. She is survived by four sons, Samuel J., David J., and Walter G., all of Springfield, and Charles E., Kirkwood, Mo., a daughter, Miss Mary Margaret, Springfield; a brother, William A. Cook, Wood River; 12 great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. The body was taken to the Bisch Memorial home, where friends may call from 4 to 9 p.m. tomorrow and until time of services there at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Rev. J. D. Cornett will officiate. Burial will be in Oak Ridge cemetery."
Illinois State Journal, date & page unknown
Died, at 1:50 p.m. Wednesday, March 23, 1928, at age of 61 years. Survived by wife, Louise; six sons, Percival, Joseph, Roy, Frank, John and William; one sister, Mrs. john Davis; two brothers, Samuel and John Eddington. Member of Christ Episcopal Church. Remains to Bisch & Son Funeral Home. Funeral announcement later.
Illinois Sate Journal, Nov. 2, 1946, apge unknown
W. A. Eddington Dies At Hospital - Was Lifelong Resident of Springfield
William Alfred (Blondie) Eddington, 52, of 806 Black avenue, died at 5:15 a.m. yesterday at St. John's hospital. He was a lifelong resident of Springfield. He was the owner of Blondie's Used Car Sales Co. at 920 Phillips avenue. He is survived by his wife, Irene; one stepson, James Foster of Tacoma, Wash., and five brothers, Percy, Joseph, Roy, Frank, and John, all of Springfield. Remains were removed to the Bisch Memorial Home where funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, Rev. David J. Jones officiating. Burial will be in Oak Ridge cemetery.
State Journal Register, date & page unknown
Miss Mary M. Eddington, 70, formerly of 2240 S. 10th St., a retired school teacher, died at 4 a.m. Sunday at the Jacksonville State Hospital. Surviving are four brothers, Samuel, David, and Walter of Springfield and Charles of Kirkwood, Mo. She was a member of Plymouth Congregational Church.
Miss Eddington taught school for 30 years and Iles was the last school in which she taught before her retirement. Services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Bisch Memorial Home with Rev. F. A. Wirth officiating. Burial will be in Oak Ridge cemetery.
State Journal Register, date and page unknown
Mrs. Catherine A. Eddington of 1800 Groth Ave. died at 7:10 a.m., Wednesday, August 11, 1971 at St. John's Hospital, age 68. Survived by husband, David J., five sons, Robert Eddington, Madison, Wis., David Eddington, Lafayette, Ind.; Richard Eddington, Montgomery, Ala., Jerome Eddington, Mattoon; Michael Eddington, Springfield; five daughters, Mrs. Rita Shaughnessy, Brookfield, Wis., Mrs. Mariam Woodruff, St. John's Mo., Mrs. Theresa Baker, Mrs. Helene O'Shea, and Mrs. Regina Rakers, all of Springfield; 53 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; one brother, Thomas Wilson, Springfield; four sisters, Mrs. Rose Eddington, Mrs. Margaret Mudd, Mrs. Gertrude Young and Miss Ruth Wilson, all of Springfield. Member of St. Patrick's Church. Remains are at Kirlin and Egan Funeral Home. Visitation from 4 to 9 p.m. Thursday. Wake services at 7 p.m., Thursday. Services at 9 a.m. Friday at St. Patrick's Church, Rev. James O'Shea officiating. Burial in Calvary Cemetery.
State Journal Register, date & page unknown
Walter G. Eddington, 90, of Decatur, formerly of Springfield, died Thursday at Imboden Creek Living Center in Decatur. He was born Feb. 19, 1905, in Springfield, the son of Samuel and Mamie Cook Eddington. He married Inez M. Wilson in 1927; she died in 1985. Mr. Eddington was a resident of Decatur since 1994 and of Springfield for most of his life. He was a photographer for Weaver Manufacturing Co. for over 50 years. He was a member of Plymouth Congregational Church of Springfield.
Survivors: a daughter, Mrs. Hillary (Marilyn) Haynes of Decatur; two grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; a brother, David Eddington of Springfield; several nieces and nephews; and a cousin. Graveside services: 10 a.m. Tuesday, Oak Ridge Cemetery, with Rev. Ted Fritz officiating. Staab Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.Submitted by Carla Leber