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PHOTOGRAPH INFORMATION

NAME(s): Ila McPherson
PHOTOGRAPH: # 1164
OTHER INFO: None
PHOTOGRAPHER: Bennett, Indianapolis, Indiana
CARD SIZE: 10.75 cm x 16.5 cm
WHERE PURCHASED: Victoria, Texas
WHEN PURCHASED: January 9, 2007



8/12/1924 Article, Indianapolis Star

M'PHERSON RITES SET FOR TOMORROW

     Funeral services for Miss Ila Pearl McPherson, 1148 Spruce street, an Indianapolis teacher who died Sunday while spending her vacation at Lake Winona, following an operation for appendicitis will be held at the home at 2:30 0'clock tomorrow afternoon. Burial will be in Crown Hill cemetery.
Miss McPherson was born in Indianapolis and had lived here all her life. She was a graduate of Manual Training high school and of the Indianapolis Normal. She had been a primary teacher in Indianapolis public schools for a number of years. She was a member of the Seventh Presbyterian Church and taught a Sunday school class for a number of years and was interested in many lines of church work. Miss McPherson suffered an attack of appendicitis several days ago and was rushed to Warsaw where the operation was performed. She seemed to be recovering but complications developed Sunday and she died suddenly. No relatives nearer than cousins survive.


RESEARCHED INFORMATION

Probably: Ila Pearl McPherson

Born: March 1878, Indiana
Died: August 10, 1924
Father: Williiam M. "Willis" McPherson
Mother: Margaret C.
Siblings: Della, Jerry, Belle, Catherine, & Justin
Occupation 1910: School Teacher, Irving School, Indianapolis, Indiana
                   1914: School Teacher, School No. 20, Indianapolis, Indiana

SOURCES

1900 Census Marion County, Indiana
1920 Census Indianapolis Ward 10, Marion County, Indiana
The Indianapolis Star Newspaper, June 18, 19101
The Indianapolis Star Newspaper, July 10, 1914
The Indianapolis Star Newspaper, August 12, 1924
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