The funeral of George Pemberton took place this afternoon from the home at Ninth and Jefferson streets. Mr. Pemberton was born in England in 1844 and came to Lockport in 1869 where he resided until his death which occurred on Tuesday, Oct. 26, 1909. Last week he was stricken with paralysis and never rallied from the attack. The deceased leaves a wife and three daughters: Mrs. H.L. Small of Chicago, Mrs. James Hemphill of Lockport, Mrs. Fred LeGault of Lockport; one step-daughter Mrs. Fred Denick of Lockport; one step son Frank McCudden of Joliet; also two brothers, one sister and eleven grandchildren.
Mrs. Eliza Pemberton, a pioneer resident of Lockport, died at her home on Ninth and Jefferson streets Sunday morning after a several weeks' illness. She was 73 years of age. Mrs. Pemberton was formerly Miss Elizabeth Schuler, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. John Schuler, and had resided here many years. She was a prominent worker in the Methodist church. The decedent leaves four daughters, Mrs. Fred Denick, Mrs. James Hemphill, Mrs. Fred LeGault, and Mrs. Howard Small; three sisters, Mrs. Felix Donaldson and Mrs. Mary Keeler, and Mrs. John Hills of Pontiac, and a brother, John Schuler of this city. The funeral took place Tuesday afternoon from the late home to the Methodist church, Rev. G. F. Courrier officiating. Interment was in the Lockport cemetery.
Mrs. Pemberton was born in Lockport April 11, 1842, and was married Aug. 19, 1862, to Frank McCudden, of Homer, who died in 1866. Two years later the decedent married George Pemberton who passed away a few years ago.
PEMBERTON: At the residence of the parents on Tenth street, Lockport, Wednesday morning, Feb. 24, 1904, at 10 o'clock, Miss Eliza Pemberton, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Pemberton, aged 14 years, 1 month, 25 days. The decedent had been ill for about a week with brain fever.
The funeral takes place Saturday afternoon at the house at 2 o'clock and at the M.E. church at 2:30. Burial in the Lockport cemetery.
-DIED-John Pemberton, at his home on Ninth and Jefferson streets, last Monday morning, Feb. 10. The young man had been sick several weeks. He leaves besides his parents, one brother and four sisters. The funeral took place on Wednesday from the M.E. church.
"Lockport News," obituary, Lockport Phoenix-Advertiser, 13 February 1908, Vol 33, No 7. microfilm. Lockport Branch DesPlaines Valley Public Library District, Lockport, Illinois.