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The 844

"The 844": Plamondon Family Impacted by Eastland, Lusitania, Iroquois Theatre Disasters

Chicago, Illinois -- The following individuals lost their lives in the Eastland Disaster and are amongst "The 844" we honor this week: Nowak, Floryan (age 15); Nowak, Francisza (19); Nowakowski (waszko), Piotr (Peter) (40); Nyka, Angelina (20); O'Donnell, Catherine (20); O'Neill, Margaret (22); O'Reilly, Patrick J. (20); O'Shaughnessy, Margaret E. (20); Oerter, Rose Brenner (28); Olbinski, Clara Miller (Mrs. John) (26); Olsen, Agnes J. (24); Olson, John Gotfried (51); Olson, Margaret (24); Orbes, Eleanor (16); Osen, Ethel (18); Osen, Pearl (21); Ostrowski, Martha (18); Palacz, Frank (29); Pankowski (Wett), Piotr (Peter) Paul (40); Pansegrau, Ewald A. (19); Parminter, Anna (16); Parminter, Thomas W. (50); Parucka, Caroline M. (22); Patnoe, Raymond H. (23); Patrunky, Anna (22); Patrunky, Martha (20); Pavletich, Joseph J. (24); Pavletich, Marion (17); Pawlowski, Martin (41); Payne, James H. (21); Plamondon, Susan Byrne (42).


"The 844": Frank Was One of Nine Semi-Pro Baseball Players to Perish

Chicago, Illinois -- The following lives are amongst "The 844" Eastland Disaster victims. This week we honor: Moreau, Edward (age 20); Morgan, Margaret N. (18); Morizmeier, Edward (17); Mosna, Bohumil (17); Mosna, Katerina (Mrs. Jan) (50); Mosna, Rose (21); Moynihan, Catherine (31); Moynihan, Hanora (25); Mueller, William R. (32); Muense, Rose (17); Mulac, Julia (24); Mulac, Lillian (21); Murawski, John (24); Murphy, David M. (25); Murphy, Mary (Mrs. David M.) (22); Myszkowska, Anna (17); Nadenik, Ervan (18); Nagel (Lipsky), Irwin (20); Nagel, Elsie (22); Nagel, Margaret (17); Nelson, Emil (23); Nepras, Mildred (23); Neumann, Lillian (21); Nosek, Vlasta (22); Novak, Anton J. (20); Novotny, Agnes (Mrs. James) (35); Novotny, James (33); Novotny, Mamie (9); Novotny, William (7); Nowaczyk, Eva (21); and Rehor, Frank (20).


"The 844": An Argument Saved Their Lives

Chicago, Illinois -- The following people perished in the Eastland Disaster on July 24, 1915 and are amongst "The 844": Menth, Joseph (age 55); Menth, Katherine (Mrs. Joseph) (53); Mertz, Lillian (18); Meyer, Emma (21); Meyer, Harold L. (22); Meyer, Nellie (17); Michaelis (Mitchell), Edna (18); Michalska, Stanislawa (Stella) (19); Mielczarski, Hedwig (Edith) (20); Mietlicka (Mietlicki), Johanna (35); Mohn, Inga (Mrs. Finn) (54); Moldt, Rose Frances (17); Montgomery, Eva Elizabeth (26); Mootz, Joseph (20); Moran, Catherine (22); Moran, Nellie (18); Rackow, Elizabeth (8); and Wiese, Augusta (65).


"The 844": The Young Fiances Boarded Together

Chicago, Illinois -- The following individuals were amongst "The 844" that perished tragically in the Eastland Disaster. This week we honor: Marecks, Mary (age unknown); Mares, Otto (20); Marsik, Emma (19); Martin, Mary (Mrs. Louis) (40); Marton, Paul (37); Marton, Paul Jr. (12); Marvin, Emma (19); Mathieson, Isabella C. (23); Mayer, Emma (21); Mayer, George (29); Mayer, Muriel (5); McCrory, Edna (5); McCrory, Mildred (3); McGinley, Richard G. (40); McGlynn, Marie (22); McKenna, Mary (19); McLaren, Mary (22); McMahon, John Joseph (18); Medrzycki (Mendriski), Stanislaus J. (30); Meicke, Anna (21); Mejka, Josie Lipinski (Mrs. Adam) (23); Menges, Charles W. (40); and Quwas, Martha (19).


"The 844": Sal Would Never Know His Father

Chicago, Illinois -- We recognize and honor the following individuals who are amongst "The 844" who perished in the Eastland Disaster: Loftgren, Esther (age 19); Lohr, Frances (32); Lukens, Barbara (Mrs. William T., Jr.) (32); Lungerschausen, Lillian (22); Lynch, John E. (23); Lyons, John J. (37); Lyons, Thomas (3); Maciejewski, Angela (Nellie) (17); Magnuson, Irene E. (3); Magnuson, Robert C. (4); Magnuson, Sigrid (Mrs. Edward) (28); Mahr, Josephine (19); Malecha, Julia C. (19); Malik, Mary (21); Malik, Stella (17); Maniak, Anton (19); Manikowski, Jan (John) (61); Mann, Margaret Anna (17); Manthey, Emily Mary (22); Maranz, Louis (21); Pisano, Martin (23).


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