800. William Charles COMSTOCK [Eastbank] was born on 20 October 1847 in Oswego County, New York. He died on 29 September 1924 at the age of 76 in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois.
First cousin, once removed, to John Adams Comstock who wrote The Comstock Family in America.
1880 Census. Village of Evanston, Cook Co, Il, Hh 136
Passport Application stamped as issued 8 Feb 1896. William C. Comstock, Orange Co, FL, was born in the state of New York on 20 Oct 1847. His permanent residence is Chicago. He is a merchant about to go abroad and will return within one year. Signed 4 Feb 1896.
1900 Census. Chicago Ward 1, Cook Co, IL, Hh 14
Built home "Eastbank" in Winter Park, FL; the name was since it was located on the east bank of Lake Osceola. It was placed on the National Register of Historical Homes in 1983.
The sixty acres surrounding Eastbank was sold and subdivided. In 1927, Eastbank was purchased by John and Flora Harris. Four generations of their family have lived in the house.
He is buried Rosehill Cemetery & Mausoleum, Chicago.
William Charles COMSTOCK [Eastbank] and Elinora K. DOUGLAS were married in September 1868 in Evanston, Cook County, Illinois. Elinora K. DOUGLAS was born in 1849 in Ohio. She died in June 1902 at the age of 53 in Winter Park, Orange County, Florida.
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