Posted By:Carol Page Tilson
Subject:Obits: Charles Sumner Pingry, Sr. & Jr.
Post Date:December 21, 2006 at 11:51:54
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"Chicago Daily Tribune" [Chicago, Cook Co., IL] 1 Sep 1941:

Charles Sumner Pingry.

Charles Sumner Pingry, pioneer resident and hotel owner of Crystal Lake, died in his apartment in the Pingry hotel there yesterday. He was 85 years old. He was born in a log cabin four miles east of the town in 1856 and took over the management of the Pingry hotel from his father in 1889. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. tomorrow in Crystal Lake. Surviving are his widow, Josephine; two daughters, Lillian Gorham and Miss Mabel Pingry, both of Chicago, and a son Charles.

Note: Charles Sumner Pingry [known as Sumner] married Josephine Hartquest 31 Jan 1882, McHenry Co., IL. Josephine [ca 1861-1947, was the daughter of Swedish natives Abraham August Hartquest [Hjertquist]& Annette Page [Pehrsdotter].

"Chicago Tribune" [Chicago, Cook Co., IL], 4 Nov 1978:


Charles S. Pingry, age 84, of Crystal Lake and Milwaukee; beloved husband of Elsie nee Hansen; dear father of Charles C. and Robert E. Pingry; fond grandfather of seven; loving brother of Lillian and the late Mabel Pingry. Funeral services 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Warner & Flagg Funeral Home, 2 N. Williams St., Crystal Lake. Visitation 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. Interment Union Cemetery, 815-459-3000.

Social Security Death Index:

Name: Charles Pingry
Born: 9 Nov 1893
Died: Nov 1978
Last Residence: Zip 60014, Crystal Lake, McHenry Co., IL
SS #347-28-8298 issued Illinois [1951-1952]