Photo of Lizzie & her daughters Vera & Aimee in Dalton City about 1907.
Lizzie Henneberry: born: Dec 5, 1869 in Wilmington, IL
Parents: James & Elizabeth Magner Henneberry.
Lewis Dunn: born: July 6, 1865 died:
July 24, 1903 in Dalton City, IL
From the Bethany Echo: Friday, July 31,
Notes on pall bearers: John Henry Uppendahl was married to Margaret Henneberry, the daughter of William Henneberry who was Lizzie's uncle. Lizzie's brother, David Henneberry, was married to Mary Delahunty. William Delahunty was the brother of Mary. William and Michael Hogan were brothers. Michael Hogan married Margaret Delahunty, the sister of Mary. William Hogan was married to Kathyrn Fitzgerald, the daughter of Ellen Delahunty who was a sibling of William, Mary and Margaret Delahunty. Michael and William Hogan's brother, Edmund T. Hogan married Theresa Dunn who was the first cousin of Lewis Dunn.
Decatur Herald & Review. Saturday, December 5,
Decatur Herald & Review. March 10, 1960.
Children of Lizzie and Lewis
Vera Dunn Witt
From Decatur Herald & Review. Sept. 1921: Marriage of Vera Dunne and Bernard Witt.
"The marriage of Miss Vera Dunne and Bernard Witt took place in St. Patricks Catholic Church Thursday morning at 7:45 oclock. The marriage ceremony was performed by Rev. Father Murphy. They were attended by Miss Aimee Dunne, sister of the bride and Francis Witt, brother of the bridegroom.
The bride wore a brown Duvet de Laine suit with grey squirrel trimmings and hat and shoes to match. The bridesmaid also wore a brown beaver trimmed suit with corresponding hat and shoes. The wedding breakfast was served in the home of the brides parents, Mr. and Mrs. D. F. Kinney, 354 Main Street. The couple left immediately for Chicago.
During the week a number of parties were given in honor of the bride. Miss Marie Traughber entertained the Octo club in home near Mt. Zion Thursday afternoon. The affiar was a miscellaneous shower. Mrs. C.F. Kekelsen gave a kitchen shower on Monday evening, entertaining about 20 guests. The evening was spent in hemming and decorating tea towels for the bride.
A variety shower was given on Wednesday evening by Miss Irma Dunn in her home 525 W.
Eldorado who entertained three tables of 500 with a two course luncheon. After their
return from Chicago, Mr. and Mrs. Witt will be at home to their friends in 717 West
Decatur Herald: Mon. Jan 18, 1971. Witt
Mrs. Bernard (Vera Marie Dunn) Witt, 73 of 90 Ridge Lane, died at 7:55 pm Saturday in the Macon County Tuberculosis Sanitarium. Funeral services will be at 9:30 am Tuesday in St. Patrick Catholic Church. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery. There will be no visitation. The J. J. Moran & Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Mrs. Witt was born in Findlay, a daughter of Louis and Lizzie Henneberry Dunn. She was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church. She was married to Bernard Witt in Decatur, Sept. 8, 1921. He preceded her in death. Surviving are daughters, Mrs. Roger (Shirley) ________ of Decatur and Mrs. James (Maurine) Brown of Peoria, a sister Mrs. Aimee Knowles of Decatur, eight grandchildren and a great-grandchild. The family suggests memorials to St. Marys Hospital.
Maurine Elizabeth Witt,
daughter of Bernard and Vera: Nov. 20, 1923 - Feb. 27, 1997.
Aimee Dunn: born: Feb 2, 1901 in Findlay, IL
died: May 31, 1975 in Decatur, IL
Mrs. Aimee (Dunne) Knowles, 75, of South Side County Club Cottage 35 died 10:45 pm Saturday in 1305 W. Main St.Funeral services will be 9:30 am Tuesday in St. Patricks Catholic Church. Visitation will be 6 to 8 pm Monday in J .J. Moran & sons Funeral Home, with 7 pm Wake service. Burial will be in St. Isidore Cemetery, Dalton City.
Mrs. Knowles was born in Findlay, a daughter of Lou and Lizzie Dunne.She was house mother for Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity for five years and was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church.
Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. James (Marilyn) _______ of Decatur; son, Ronald of Fullerton, Calif.; six grandchildren. One brother and one sister preceded her in death.
Lizzie married Daniel Kinney on April 6, 1907 in Dalton City, IL;
Lizzie was 37 & Dan was 43.
1900 Census for Macon County, Milan Township: ED 62 Vol. 119, Sheet
5, Line 85:
1910 Census for Moultrie County, IL 171 0136 0115, Soundex K 500:
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