Mrs. Amanda Leech (nee Zenor)

November 4, 1875

Died at Hennepin, November 4, of consumption, Mrs. Amanda Leech, aged about 40 years.


November 12, 1875
The funeral of Mrs. Amanda Leech took place from the residence of her mother, Mrs. Flora Zenor last Saturday. The attendance was very large.

George Zenor


April 13, 1899

Another Sudden Death
George Zenor, who had lived alone in the little building just north of Averill's smith shop, was taken seriously ill sometime last Wednesday, and all medical assistance possible was rendered.  He was suffering with pneumonia, and as soon as arrangements could be made he was moved to the King hotel, but he was past human aid, and died at 6 o'clock Friday evening.  While deceased had not been in good health for some time, he was not considered to be in a dangerous condition (...can't read....)

George Zenor was born at the old homestead, half mile east of Hennepin, January 27, 1845, and died April 7, 1899, thus making him, 54 years, 2 months and 11 days old.  Saturday morning, after Undertaker Treudt had prepared the body for interment, it as placed in the hearse and taken to the home of his mother, she being too feeble to be brought to town, and the funeral took place from the home at 4 o'clock Friday evening, Rev. L. F. Zinser officiating.  The remains were buried in the family lot in Riverside cemetery, in the presence of a large number of relatives and friends.

George Zenor's only failing was his insatiable desire for strong drink and from his own choice he led a life of dissipation when it might have been otherwise.  He was, in his sober moments, strictly honest in his dealings and we do not believe he ever knowingly or intentionally wronged any man.  There are many worse men than George Zenor ever was, so let us bury his (..?...) with him.

Mrs. Grace Zenor

Taken From the Henry Republican
November 14, 1872

Died at Hennepin, Nov. 1, of consumption, Grace, wife of Henry Zenor.

Jacob Zenor

August 18, 1879

Died near Hennepin, Aug. 15, Jacob Zenor, 67.  A resident since 1832.

Lewis Zenor

Taken From the Putnam Record

December 15, 1898

Lewis Zenor

Died at the home of John M. Stauffer, in Hennepin, Ill., December 11, 1898, as the sun was sinking in the western sky, the spirit of Lewis Zenor took its flight to the spirit world. His age was 34 years, 11 months and 28 days. Thirty-five years ago Tuesday, a bright and beautiful son was born into the home of Jacob and Elvira Zenor, one-half miles east of Hennepin, and there grew to manhood.

At the age of 14 years, the deceased received injuries, physically and mentally, from a sunstroke and from which he never rightly recovered. This severe affliction appeared to have checked his growth, and hindered him in his studies during his boyhood days, and disabled him in performing physical labor without great effort. And caused him ever afterward to be backward and sensitive and to manifest a disposition to choose home associations rather than to be frolicking around in wayward company.

"Lewis" as he was generally called, remained on the old home until the death of his mother in 1893, when he and his two sisters, Ann and Nettie, contended to make their home in Hennepin, with their sister, Emma Stauffer. Lewis was a man of good, moral character, and had a kind gentle disposition. His last illness was of short duration, having contracted a severe cold a few days before his decease, which resulted in a stroke of apoplexy, in the afternoon of the day of his death, from which he did not recover to consciousness. Three brothers and four sisters survive him to mourn their loss. All of them were present at the funeral except Howard. His funeral was largely attended and the services were conducted by Rev. L. F. Zinser in the M. E. church, after which his remains were laid to rest in the Riverside cemetery.

Maud Innez Zenor


December 5, 1889
Died at the residence of her parents near Hennepin on November 20, 1889, Maud Innez, infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Zenor, age 5 days.

Mabel Zenor


August 19, 1880
Hennepin - The Mabel Zenor, mentioned last week died on Saturday night in spite of the best attention that Dr. Cowen could give her and was put away to rest on Sunday at 4:00 pm.

Infant of P. C. Zenor

Taken From the Henry Republican
January 16, 1873

At Hennepin, Jan. 8, of cerebro spinal meningitis, babe of P. C. Zenor, aged 14 months.

Caroline Margaret Zimmerman (Deininger)


Front Page, Feb. 17, 1908

CAROLINE MARGARET ZIMMERMAN was born on November 17, 1830 in Lebanon County, Pennsylvania and died in Florid on February 17, 1908. She was married to JOHN H. DEININGER of Lebanon County on October 10, 1850. To this union 9 children were born. Sarah Chance, John Deininger, Lizzie Forrestall, Adam Deininger, Kate Alleman, George, Ellen, William and Lincoln. She united with the Lutheran Church at the age of 14, later joining with the M.E. church after moving to Florid. She leaves 1 brother to mourn her death out of a large family of 7 children. Services were held in the Florid Church at 2:00 Monday afternoon. Internment was in the Florid cemetery beside her husband.

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