Father of Alfred W. Wendell
"OBITUARY - DEATH OF D. STANWOOD WENDELL, IN HIS 50TH YEAR, NEAR COALTOWN D. Stanwood Wendell, brother of James H. Wendell of Moline, died at his home at Prospect Farm, Southeast Moline, early this morning. He had been ill for a number of years with nervous prostration and complications. He was the son of those old settlers of this county, Mr. and Mrs. D.D. Wendell. He was born at Chelsen, Mass., Dec. 29, 1848, and came here with his parents when little more than an infant, forty to forty-five years ago. He leaves his aged mother to mourn his loss, also his wife and six children. The eldest child is Mrs. Charles Loding. All the others are at home. He leaves also three brothers, J. H. Wendell of Moline; M.J. of Chicago, and C.B. of New York. Mr. Wendell was a member of the United Brethren church for a number of years. The funeral is set for Friday afternoon at 3 o’clock from the chapel at Bowlesburg, the Rev. J. F. Robinson officiating." Thursday Evening, July 28, 1898, Page 5, The Moline Daily Dispatch, Moline, Rock Island County, Illinois. [Transcribed, 17 February 2009, By, SLJuhl RNBSC, Compiler, 3810 - 10th Avenue Place, Moline, Illinois 61265; firstname.lastname@example.org <mailto:email@example.com>][NOTE: The obituary is from the Moline Public Library, 41st Street, Moline, Illinois 61265]
He is buried at Bowlesburg Cemetery.
b.29 Dec 1848, Chelsea, Suffolk, Massachusetts; d. 28 Jul 1898, South Moline, Rock Island, Illinois; Marr. 22 May 1879, Rock Island County, Illinois.