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William Henry Douglas 26 AUG 1853 - 22 NOV 1923

William was born on 26 AUG 1853 in Canada and died on 22 NOV 1923 (age: 70) in Peoria, Ill. and was buried in Hope Cemetery, Elmwood, Ill. .
He was the son of William Douglas (15 SEP 1830 - 15 JUL 1896) and Sarah Maria Jones (Douglas) (18 APR 1831 - 10 DEC 1910).

William was married to Blanche Amy Hoffman (Douglas) on 8 JUN 1892 in Elmwood, Ill.

Blanche was born on 1 JUL 1867 in Marianna, Ark. and died on 3 AUG 1946 (age: 79) in Peoria, Ill. and was buried in Elmwood, Ill. .
She was the daughter of Rutledge Thorton Hoffman (1 OCT 1830 - 30 JAN 1916) and Emeline Dixon (Morris) (15 SEP 1843 - 1 DEC 1932).
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Sources:

S1 Trip to the Dominion of Canada and Return
S2 Elmwood - 1831 - 1976


- Blanch Amy Hoffman (Douglass)
and William Henry Douglass

Wife - Blanche was born on 1 JUL 1867 in Marianna, Ark. and died on 3 AUG 1946 (age: 79) in Peoria, Ill.



Daughter - Naomi Maria Douglass (Reich)
1893-1964 - Naomi was born on 15 OCT 1893 in Elmwood, Ill. and died on 28 NOV 1964 (age: 71) in Grass Valley, Ca.


Daughter - Norma was born on 29 JUL 1895 in Illinois and died on 27 JAN 1989 (age: 93) in Pompano Beach, Fl


Daughter - Marcia was born on 9 OCT 1898 and died on 6 JUN 1989 (age: 90) in Pompano Beach, Fl.


- William was born on 15 SEP 1830 in Canada and died on 15 JUL 1896 (age: 65) in Elmwood, Ill


Mother - Sarah Maria Jones (Douglass) 1831-1910 - Sarah was born on 18 APR 1831 in Near Jamestown, N.Y. and died on 10 DEC 1910 (age: 79) in Galesburg, Ill




Notes for William Henry Douglas
Worked for Brown Carriage Co. in Elmwood, Ill in 1901
Moved to US and Elmwood, Ill in 1861. Worked for Aetna Life Ins. for
30 years after they moved from Elmwood to Peoria, Ill.


It is said that William was one of those who laughed when the horseless
carriage was introduced, but eventually it drove him out of business.




Blanche: Obituary from Peoria Journal Star
August 4, 1946.
Mrs. Douglass Mrs. Blanche A. Douglass, 79, 603 Cornhill street, died at 2:45 p.m. Saturday (Aug 3, 1946) in St.Francis hospital.

Mrs. Douglass, who had made her home in Peoria for the past five years, was born in Marianna Ark., July 1, 1867, daughter of Rutledge and Emeline Dixon Hoffman.

Her marriage was with William H. Douglass in Elmwood June 8, 1892.

He died November 21, 1923.

She is survived by three daughters, Mrs. Naomi Reich, Detroit, Mich.; Mrs. Norma Hart, Chicago; and Mrs. Imogene Weyeneth, Peoria, with whom she made her home.

Also surviving are a sister, Mrs. Effie Woodward, Springfield, Ill.; a cousin, Mrs. Lura Pulver, Yates City, Ill.; eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

A brother, Charles Hoffman, Los Angeles, died in 1940.

Mrs. Douglass was a member of the First Universalist church.

Funeral services will be held at the Wilton mortuary chapel at 10 a.m.

Tuesday and burial will be in Elmwood.

The Rev. William Atkinson Young will officiate.

Friends may call at the funeral home Monday afternoon and evening


William: A Pink Wedding
Married: at the home of the bride's grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. C. B. Morey, Wednesday evening, June 8th 1892 - William H. Douglas and Blanche A. Hoffman - both well and favorably known in Elmwood.

Miss Violet Phelps (accompanied by Miss Zelle Bucher) played a violin solo from Friedshuty, The presents were many and handsome.

(excerpted from the Elmwood Messenger Jun 15th, 1892) W. R. Butcher presiding, Owen M. Jones and Miss E. W. Rogers were witnesses.



Notes for Blanche Amy Hoffman (Douglas)


Her death certificate said that whe died of
cerebral thromboses, with
arterial-sclerosis as a
contributing cause.



William: Census: 1900 Elmwood, Peoria Co., Illinois 283 Main Street

name relation born age born in f-born m-born Occ.
W. H. Douglass : H Aug 1833 46 Canada New York Canada Real Estate Agent
Blanche Douglass : W July 1867 32 Arkansas Penn Ohio
Naomi Douglass : D Oct 1893 6 Illinois Canada Arkansas
Norma Douglass : D July 1895 4 Illinois Canada Arkansas
Imogene Douglass : D Oct 1898 1 Illinois Canada Arkansas


William: Census: 1920 Census, City of Peoria, Illinois, 501 Illinois Ave

Name Rel age born in father born in mother born in Occ. type of company
William Douglas : Head 66 Canada New York New York Special Agent Insurance Co.
Blanch A. Douglas : wife 52 Arkansas Pennsylvania Ohio none
Imogene W. Douglas : daughter 21 Illinois Canada Arkansas Clerk, office Insurance
Arthur W. Reich : son in law 30 Illinois Germany Germany Tinsmith Railroad
Naomi M. Reich : daughter 26 Illinois Canada Arkansas none
Albert T. Hart : son in law 24 Illinois Illinois Illinois clerk Railroad
Norma W. Hart : daughter 24 Illinois Canada Arkansas none
Hugh D. Hart : grandson 3 1/2 Illinois Illinois Illinois none
Emeline Morris : mother in law 76 Ohio Virginia Ohio none


William: William Douglas dies Here after a Long Illness
William H, Douglas, 70 years old, a local resident for 22 years, died at hs home, 603 Cornwall street at 6:30 o'clock last night. He had been ill for the past four months.

Mr. Douglas was born in Sidney Ont., August 26, 1853, the son of William and Sarah Jones Douglas.

He moved to the United States with his parents and settled in Elmwood, Ill., when he was eight years old Mr. Douglas associated with his father in the carriage and wagon making business for many years.

He moved to this city twenty-two years ago. he had ben employed as a special representative for the Aetna Life Insurance compay for 16 years and had traveled for various firms for 30 years.

He married Miss Blanche Hoffman June 8, 1892. Three children were born to them all of whom survive.

Besides his wife, he is survived by the following children: Mrs. Arthur W. Reich, Springfield, Ill., Mrs. Albert T. Hart and Miss Marcia Imogene Douglas both of this city. Three grandchildren also survive him.

Funeral services will be held at Kilpatric chapel, Elmwood, at 2:30 o.clock tomorrow afternoon. Burial will be in Elmwood.



- Frank was born on 28 MAY 1920 and died on 1 JUN 1920 (age: 0)


Granddaughter - Bret Harte Inn - Norma was born on 28 NOV 1921


- Carl was born on 6 JAN 1925


- Keith was born on 29 SEP 1928


- Ruth was born on 10 APR 1931 and died on 11 OCT 1986 (age: 55)



- Arthur was born on 6 JUN 1934


Grandson - Albert Sr was born on 2 JUN 1916 in Peoria, Ill and died on 29 JUL 2003 (age: 87) in Boca Raton, Fl


Grandson - Norwood was born on 29 JUL 1920 in Peoria, Ill and died on 27 FEB 2006 (age: 85) in Boca Raton, Fl


- Madelynn was born on 27 JUN 1942 and died on 25 JUL 2008 (age: 66)




- Douglas was born on 13 SEP 1954


- Jay was born on 30 OCT 1957


- Helene was born on 30 SEP 1954


- Doris was born on 10 SEP 1964





- Mark was born on 15 APR 1959


- James was born on 21 JUN 1961


- Susan was born on 2 FEB 1964


- Arthur was born on 27 NOV 1968


Great Granddaughter - Morgan Park HS - Chicago - 1961 - Barbara was born on 31 JAN 1943 in Chicago, Ill


Great Grandson - Crawfordsville High School - 1965 - Albert Jr was born on 16 APR 1947 in Chicago, Ill


Great Grandson - Richard Dixon Hart -
Taken in Crawfordsville, Ind. about 1966
- Richard was born on 19 MAY 1949 in Chicago, Ill


Great Grandson - Norwood was born on 29 MAR 1946 in Chicago, IL


Great Grandson -
Morgan Park HS - 1966
- Robert was born on 27 FEB 1949 in Chicago, Ill.


Great Grandson - Jonathan Hart - 1961 - Jonathan was born on 28 OCT 1954


Great Grandson - Bill Hart and Jung Kim -
Taken at Disney World. 2004
- William was born on 26 APR 1961 in Chicago, IL


- Albert was born on JUN 1857 in Sidney, Ontario, Canada and died on 22 SEP 1859 in Sidney, Ontario, Canada


Brother - Edwin Franklin Douglass -
with William Edwin Douglass and Nellie Houser (Douglass)
- Edwin was born on 7 MAR 1860 in Sidney, B.C. Canada and died on 9 DEC 1918 (age: 58) in Elmwood, Illinois


- Alfred was born on 1867 and died on 1870 in Elmwood, Ill


- Orville was born on 14 MAY 1870 in Illinois and died on 28 JAN 1890 (age: 19) in Elmwood, Ill


- Asa was born on 1872 and died on 1872 in Elmwood, Ill


- Sarah was born on 14 MAR 1836 in Belleville, Ontario and died on 13 JUL 1927 (age: 91) in Douglass, Buttler Co., KS 87y 6m 25d


- George was born on 11 DEC 1884 in Emerson, Mills Co., IA


- Lucilia was born on 16 JAN 1851 in Rawdon, Hastings, Ontario and died on 4 AUG 1921 (age: 70) in Elmwood, Peoria Co., Ill


- Bertha was born on 1 SEP 1856 in Sidney Twp, Hastings, Ontario, Canada and died on 2 SEP 1933 (age: 77) in Brazil, Clay, IN


- Winsor was born on 7 MAY 1859 in Thomasburg, Hastings, Ontario, Canada and died on 16 JAN 1861 (age: 1)


- Winsor was born on 4 MAR 1861 in Peoria Co., IL and died on JUL 1941 in Evanston, IL


- Albert was born on 27 JUN 1863 in Elmwood, Peoria Co., Ill and died on 20 OCT 1864 (age: 1) in Elmwood, Peoria Co., Ill


- Edith was born on 2 SEP 1878 in Elmwood, Ill and died on 6 NOV 1908 (age: 30)


- Mary was born on 2 DEC 1858 and died on 10 APR 1911 (age: 52)


First Cousin - Anna Irene Jones
1868-1936 - Anna was born on 18 APR 1868 in Eugene, IL and died on 9 FEB 1936 (age: 67)





- Thomas was born on 9 FEB 1805 in Ireland and died on 17 JAN 1874 (age: 68) in Emerson, Mills Co., Iowa


- Mary was born on 15 MAR 1810 and died on 2 JUN 1893 (age: 83) in Emerson, Wayne, IA


- Miles Jr. was born on 6 NOV 1794 in Otis, Mass. and died on 8 FEB 1885 (age: 90) in Elmwood Illinois


- Pamela was born on 2 SEP 1805 in Sidney, Hastings, Ontario, Canada and died on 1 MAY 1883 (age: 77) in Elmwood Illinois




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