Mary Mette 92
Mary's father was William Mette, born in Hessen, Germany. Mother also born there. Father was Wm according to Illinois, Deaths & Stillbirths Index, 1916-1947.
Noted events in her life were:
• Alt. Birth, 1856. 13
• Birth: Germany. 13
• Immigration: From Germany to U.S.A, 1852. 13 Can't be? Immigration before birth?
• Residence, 1888, 2600 Wentworth, Chicago, Cook, IL. 1034
• Residence, 1 Aug 1895, 2511 Emerald Ave., Chicago, Cook, IL. 1035 Here, another resident of this house, 72-year old Conrad Rosner, commits suicide by slitting his throat. He is found by another person living at this address, possibly Mary. The news makes for filler in the Chicago Tribune.
• Residence, 1900, 264 92nd St., Hyde Park Township, Chicago, Cook, IL. 34
• Residence, 21 Apr 1910, 2714 E. 76th Place, Chicago, Cook, IL. 13 Living here are Mary M. Keuper as head (widow), and daughters Lillian E., Maydee C., Grace M., and Edna L. This is a home she owns free and clear of a mortgage.
• Residence, 15 Jan 1920, 2714 E. 76th Place, Chicago, Cook, IL. 14 Living here are Mary as head, daughter Edna Morgan, and her son-in-law, John I. Morgan.
• Residence, 12 Apr 1930, 2714 E. 76th Place, Chicago, Cook, IL. 3 Living here are John D. Morgan as head, his wife Edna (Keuper), and their daughters Grace E., Jacqueline, and Joan K. Also living here is Mary M. [Mette] Keupert (sic). The home is valued at $12,000, and it's owned, not rented.
• Residence, 31 Jul 1939, 2714 E. 76th Place, Chicago, Cook, IL. 31
• Obituary: Chicago Tribune, 31 Jul 1939. 88 --Mrs. Mary Keuper, residence 2714 E. 76th place, wife of the late George, dear mother of Mrs. Curtis Strausser, Mrs. Carl Yarcho, Mrs. John Morgan, and the late Mrs. Christine Witt, Mrs. Emma Grundman, Mrs. Lillian Tongring, and Mrs. Margaret Crowe. Remains at the late home. Services 3 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 2. Interment Oak Woods cemetery. South Chicago 0242.
Mary married George Keuper about 1874.34 (George Keuper was born in 1849 in Berlington, Wisconsin,34,54,1036 died on 8 Jul 1908 in Chicago, Cook , IL, USA 44 and was buried on 12 Jul 1908 in Oakwoods Cemetery, Chicago, Cook, IL 44.)