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Joseph Horace Firestone1

Male
b. 12 November 1862, d. 14 December 1906


Mother Sarah L. McCormick1 b. 1836, d. 1897
Father Frederick Wallace Firestone1 b. 18 October 1833, d. 28 May 1862
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Family Elizabeth "Bessie" Gund b. November 1874
Marriage* 23 October 1901  Stephenson Co., IL, Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, 1763–1900
Groom: FIRESTONE, JOSEPH H
Bride: GUND, ELIZABETH
Date: 1901-10-23
Vol./Page:
License No.: 678
County: STEPHENSON, Principal=Elizabeth "Bessie" Gund4 
Child  1. Sarah Josephine Firestone b. 10 Sep 1902, d. Oct 1982

Birth* 12 November 1862  Fredericksburg, Wayne Co., OH1,2 
Census* 1880  1880 Federal Census, Ohio, Huron County, New Haven Township, Plymouth, ED: 148, Series: T9, Roll: 1035, Page: 112B, June 2
(enumerated with mother, Sarah Firestone)
07, 36, 41, Firestone, Horse Joseph, W, M, 19, , Son, 1, , , , Clerk Hardware, , , , , , , , , , , Ohio, Ohio, Ohio3 
Education* between 1890 and 1892  Wheaton College, Norton, Bristol Co., MA, From the commencement programs for Wheaton College. It appears Joseph may have graduated in one discipline and enrolled in another the following year.

http://espace.wheaton.edu/lr/a-sc/archives/publications/catalogs/1890-1891catalog.pdf

Wheaton College Schedule of Events of Commencement Week 1890-1891

List of Students
Preparatory Department
(Classical and Scientific)
Senior Class
Joseph Horace Firestone, Scientific, Kalamazoo, Mich.

http://espace.wheaton.edu/lr/a-sc/archives/publications/catalogs/1891-1892catalog.pdf

Wheaton College Schedule of Events of Commencement Week 1891-1892

List of Students
Preparatory Department
(Classical and Scientific)
Freshman Class
Joseph Horace Firestone, Scientific, Kalamazoo, Mich.

Joseph Horace Firestone, Excelsior Quartette 
Education 1897  Northwestern University, Chicago, Cook Co., IL, Graduated as a Doctor of Medicine. 
Census 1900  1900 Federal Census, Illinois, Stephenson County, Freeport Township, Freeport, Ward 2, ED: 114, Series: T623, Roll: 1312, Page: 234A, June 12
Sheet 18B, 229 Stephenson Street
(enumerated with D S Bogar)
71, 375, 397, Firestone, Dr, Roomer, W, M, Nov, 1862, 37, S, , , , Ohio, Ohio, Ohio, , , , Physician, , , Yes, Yes, Yes, , , ,2 
Marriage* 23 October 1901  Stephenson Co., IL, Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, 1763–1900
Groom: FIRESTONE, JOSEPH H
Bride: GUND, ELIZABETH
Date: 1901-10-23
Vol./Page:
License No.: 678
County: STEPHENSON, Principal=Elizabeth "Bessie" Gund4 
Note* between 9 September 1906 and 19 September 1906  The following is from the Ellis Island Manifest indicating the family's return from a trip to Europe which was mentioned in an article in the Journal of the American Medical Association.

S.S. Hamburg sailing from Southampton 9 Sep, 1906 Arrived New York, 19 Sep 1906
Mr. J. H. Firestone, 44, American
Mrs. Firestone, 32, American
Miss S. Firestone, 4, American
5 
News/Obit* 8 December 1906  From the Journal of the American Medical Association
Medical Record, a Weekly Journal of Medicine and Surgery
Vol 70,
Page 1924 - Dec 8, 1906
Personal - Dr. Joseph H. Firestone, Freeport, returned from Europe, November 18. 
Death* 14 December 1906  Freeport, Stephenson Co., IL, FIRESTONE, JOSEPH H
Sex: M
Color: W
Age: 44
Cert# 6479
Death Date: 1906-12-14
City: Freeport
County: Stephenson
State: IL
Date Filed:3,6 
News/Obit 15 December 1906  From the Journal of the American Medical Association
Medical Record, a Weekly Journal of Medicine and Surgery
Vol 70,
Page 2018 - Dec 15, 1906
Personal. —Dr. Joseph H. Firestone is reported to be critically ill with typhoid fever at his home in Freeport. 
News/Obit 29 December 1906  From the Journal of the American Medical Association
Medical Record, a Weekly Journal of Medicine and Surgery
Vol 70,
Page 1036 - Dec 29, 1906
Dr. Joseph H. Firestone of Freeport, Ill., died on December 14 of typhoid fever. He was born at Fredericksburg, O., in 1862, and was graduated from the Northwestern University of Chicago in 1897, since which time he had practiced in Freeport. 

Citations
  1. [S797] Ancestry.com Public Records, online http://records.ancestry.com/, Porter - Barton Family Tree.
  2. [S246] 1900 U.S. Federal Census , 1900 U.S. Federal Census.
  3. [S797] Ancestry.com Public Records, online http://records.ancestry.com/.
  4. [S292] Illinois Marriage Index, 1763–1900, online http://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/archives/marriage.html.
  5. [S276] Ellis ISland, online http://www.ellisislandrecords.org/.
  6. [S337] Illinois Statewide Death Index, Pre 1916, online http://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/archives/death.html.


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