The Path to Bachelors Grove


Oak Park Lake Vindicator

June 21, 1884

Announcement of a graduating class from Ida Cook County Normal School in 1884. 

25 year old Ida Hulett is listed as a graduate. Sadly she would live only 5 more years. 

Right: excerpt from the 1935 article Pioneers in Peaceful Rest. To read the full article click the button below and scroll down below thestone photos :

Left: Record of Hulett family from Ferdinand Schappers Manuscript History of Blue Island and Southern Cook County before the civil war.

The excerpt from the newpaper article Pioneers in Peaceful Rest at the top of this page states a stone was in the cemetery at the time the article was printed with the name Whittemore Hulett and gives a death year of 1862. The name also appears in this lot on  the undated map at the Midlothian Library per Where the Trails Cross.  

Death Notice for Ida Hulett from the October 10, 1889 edition of The Daily Inter Ocean newspaper, Chicago, IL

Ida E. Hulett

B: about 1858

D: 8 Oct 1889

Whittemore Hulett

B: 19 Feb 1861

D: 20 Sept 1862

David Hulett

B: 6 Sept 1830

D: 20 Jan 1893

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