Taken from the Freeport
Journal-Standard Freeport, Illinois Thu, Oct 3, 1907 – Page 4
LIVED HERE 50 YEARS
MRS. ELLEN NOLAN EXPIRES
AFTER ILLNESS OF PNEUMONIA-NATIVE OF IRELAND
Nolan, for over a half century a resident of Freeport, died at
her home, 57 Henderson street shortly after 7 o’clock last
evening. She had been ill for a month, and up to the time of
her last sickness had always enjoyed good health. Pneumonia is
given as the cause of her death.
The deceased whose maiden
name was Miss Ellen Burns, was born Dec. 8, 1834 at
Killadmond. County Carlow, Ireland. At the age of 21 she was
united in marriage to Edward Nolan in her native country.
Shortly after their marriage they came to the United States.
Freeport was their first home in this country and the deceased
has lived here ever since. Mr and Mrs Nolan came here in July
Mrs Nolan was a member of St. Mary’s church, and
also a member of the ladies’ societies of that congregation.
Surviving her are four children: Mrs. William Ware, Mrs.
Stonick and John and Edward Nolan, all residing in Freeport.
One sister, Mrs. James Kavanagh, also lives in this city.
The arrangements for the funeral have not as yet been made