Peter Eisloeffel, a farmer living in Shiloh township, this county, committed suicide Tuesday morning, by shooting himself in the stomach with a 32-calibur revolver. No cause is assigned for the act. [East St. Louis Journal, March 1890]
Elizabeth Espenshied, nee Link, one of the oldest residents of Engelmann township, died at 1 o'clock a. m. March 30th, 1891, aged sixty eight years, three months and five days.
Deceased was born December 25th, 1822. She came to America with her uncle at the age of sixteen years, and directly to St. Clair county. She was married to John Espenschied March 10th, 1840, who died four years ago last July. Ten children were born to this union, four of whom have gone to the grave in advance of their mother. Two sons and four daughters remain to mourn her death. They are: John and Gustav Espenschied; Mrs. Louis Clark, widow of John Clark; Mrs. Christina Weber, widow of John Weber; Mrs. Mary Saenger, widow of Fred Saenger; and Miss Emily Espenschied.
The funeral took place on Tuesday afternoon at 1 o'clock. Services were held by Rev. Hempelmann, of the Ev. Prot. church of this city. Interment was made in the family burial grounds, two miles southeast of here.
[Mascoutah Herald, 3 April 1891]
George ETLING, a pioneer resident of Freeburg, died at his home there on Wednesday, aged eighty years. The funeral took place yesterday afternoon at the Freeburg Cemetery.
[July 15, 1892 - East St. Louis Journal]
Frank W. Etzkorn
Died on Sunday, Oct. 7, 1945; husband of Ethel Carr Etzkorn; step-father of Mrs. Howard (Ruby) Carter; father of Harold and Frank Etzkorn; grandfather aand great-grandfather; brother of Mrs. Helen Connely and Henry Etzkorn. Funeral services will be held in Kurrus Chapel, Wednesday, Oct. 10. Internment Mt. Carmel cemetery, Member of Royal League Lodge No. 265
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