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John Wilber Tudor (1880 - 1963)

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John Wilber (Bill) Tudor
Born in Homer, Champaign, Illinois, United Statesmap
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Died in Champaign County, Illinois, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 5 May 2019
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Biography

Obituary

JOHN W. TUDOR, FORMER HOMER DRUGGIST, DIES The Homer Enterprise Friday, April 5, 1963, p 1

HOMER – CC- John W. (Bill) Tudor, 82, of Paxton, who was a druggist in Homer from 1900 to 1942, died March 30 at the Greenbrier Nursing Home in Champaign, where he had lived since Feb. 26.

Funeral services were conducted April 2 at the Jeanes Funeral Home in Homer. Rev. Glen Sims of the Paxton Methodist Church officiated and burial was in Homer GAR Cemetery.

Mr. Tudor was born at Homer June 19, 1880, son of John A. and Mary McCoy Tudor. He was graduated from the Purdue University School of Pharmacy in 1900. He then went to work at his father’s drug store at Homer, which he later owned and operated until 1942 when he retired and moved to Paxton.

He was preceded in death by his wife in February. Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Genevieve Smith of Fithian, and a grandson, Philip of Decatur. (transcribed by Homer Historical Society)

Timeline

1880 Jun 19:
Birth of John Wilber Tudor in Homer, Champaign, Illinois. He was the son of John Tudor and Mary McCoy.

1900:
John Wilber Tudor graduated from the Purdue University School of Pharmacy in 1900.

1900:
John, 20, lived in Homer Village, Champaign, Illinois with his parents, John Tudor, 51, and Mary McCoy, 51. Both men were Pharmacists.

1901 Nov 28:
Marriage of John Wilber Tudor to Nellie Frances Poe in Homer, Champaign, Illinois. She was born April 19, 1878 in Grandview, Sangamon, Illinois and was the daughter of Rev. William M. Poe and Frances Yoke.

1909 Sep 19:
Birth of daughter, Genevieve Tudor in Homer, Champaign, Illinois.

1918 Sep 12:
John Wilber Tudor, 38, received his United States World War I Draft Registration Card. He was recorded as being of medium height and build with blue eyes and brown hair.

1920:
Wilber, 39, lived in Homer, Champaign, Illinois with his wife, Nellie, 41, and daughter, Genevieve, 11. Wilbur was a pharmacist and owned his own home, free of a mortgage.

1923 Mar 22:
Death of mother, Mary McCoy Tudor in Homer, Champaign, Illinois. She was buried at the Grand Army of Republic (GAR) Cemetery in Homer, Champaign, Illinois in Plot: Block 09, MEMORIAL ID: 105305699. She was 73 years old.

1927:
Marriage of daughter, Genevieve Tudor to William Floyd Smith in Champaign County, Illinois. He was born December 7, 1900 in Vermilion County, Illinois and was the son of James Everett Smith and Nancy Ann Dukes.

1931 Jan 31:
Death of father, John Tudor in Homer, Champaign, Illinois. He was buried at the Grand Army of Republic (GAR) Cemetery in Homer, Champaign, Illinois in Plot: Block 09, MEMORIAL ID: 105305644. He was 82 years old.

1942 Apr 27:
John Wilber Tudor, 61, received his United States World War II Draft Registration Card. He was recorded as being 5'6", light complexion, with blue eyes and gray hair.

1942 Jul 01:
John and his wife Nellie moved from Homer to Paxton, Ford, Illinois.

1963 Feb 12:
Death of wife, Nellie Frances Poe Tudor at her home in Paxton, Ford, Illinois. She was 84 years old.

1963 Feb 14:
Burial of wife, Nellie Frances Poe Tudor at the Grand Army of Republic (GAR) Cemetery in Homer, Champaign, Illinois in Plot: Block 16, MEMORIAL ID: 105306126.

1963 Mar 30:
Death of John Wilber Tudor at the Greenbrier Nursing Home in Champaign County, Illinois. He was 82 years old.

1963 Mar 31:
Burial of John Wilber Tudor at the Grand Army of Republic (GAR) Cemetery in Homer, Champaign, Illinois in Plot: Block 16, MEMORIAL ID: 105306012.


Sources

  • "United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch(https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MSSZ-LJF : accessed 5 May 2019), Mary Tudor in household of John A Tudor, South Homer Township Homer village, Champaign, Illinois, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 28, sheet 8B, family 197, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1972.); FHL microfilm 1,240,241.
  • "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940," database with images, FamilySearch(https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X2PW-CCY : 4 November 2017), John Wilber Tudor and Nellie Frances Poe, 1901; citing Champaign, Illinois, United States, county offices, Illinois; FHL microfilm 1,032,306.
  • "United States Census, 1920," database with images, FamilySearch(https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MJ91-RP1 : accessed 6 May 2019), Genevieve Tudor in household of Wilber Tudor, South Homer, Champaign, Illinois, United States; citing ED 41, sheet 5B, line 60, family 141, NARA microfilm publication T625 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1992), roll 298; FHL microfilm 1,820,298.
  • "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947," database, FamilySearch(https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:N3F4-2TB : 8 March 2018), Mary Abigal Tudor, 22 Mar 1923; Public Board of Health, Archives, Springfield; FHL microfilm 1,557,111.
  • "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X2LL-C9C : 5 November 2017), William F Smith and Genevieve Tudor, 1927; citing Champaign, Illinois, United States, county offices, Illinois; FHL microfilm 338,047.
  • "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940," database with images, FamilySearch(https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X2LL-C9C : 5 November 2017), William F Smith and Genevieve Tudor, 1927; citing Champaign, Illinois, United States, county offices, Illinois; FHL microfilm 338,047.
  • "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942," database with images, FamilySearch(https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:V1KN-PHS : 9 March 2018), John Wilber Tudor, 1942; citing NARA microfilm publication M1936, M1937, M1939, M1951, M1962, M1964, M1986, M2090, and M2097 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • "United States Social Security Death Index," database, FamilySearch(https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J2TJ-53F : 19 May 2014), John Tudor, Mar 1963; citing U.S. Social Security Administration, Death Master File, database (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service, ongoing).


To be added to daughter's profile. Genevieve, 30, lived in Oakwood Township, Vermilion, Illinois with her husband, Floyd, 39, and son, Philip, 8, and Floyd's mother, Nancy Clines, 69.

  • "United States Census, 1940," database with images, FamilySearch(https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KW89-63B : 13 March 2018), Philip Smith in household of Floyd Smith, Oakwood Township, Vermilion, Illinois, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 92-80, sheet 3B, line 55, family 52, Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940, NARA digital publication T627. Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790 - 2007, RG 29. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012, roll 899.


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