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    4547 W. Montrose Ave trending_up

    Chicago, IL, US

    Teen shot to death: Lindner, Wm. - Age 16 - Accidentally shot to death with a shotgun at home, 4547 Montrose Ave. by his brother, Charles Lindner who had placed the gun on a table and shoved it with his hand. On 10/21/27 Charles was exonerated by the Coroner. 27A Dist.

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    614 Vedder St

    Chicago, IL, US

    Man shot to death: Jamirriso, Nunio - Age 29 - Shot to death at 8:10 PM, 6/30/27, while entering his home on rear porch of 614 Vedder St., by some unknown person or persons who escaped. 29 Dist.

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    922 Townsend St

    Naperville, IL, US

    Man shot to death: Lamon, James - Age 29 - Colored - Fatally shot at 12:07 PM, 7/19/27 at 922 Townsend St. during a quarrel with Gus Smiley over a crap game. Smiley escaped. 29th Dist. 10/31/31 Gus Smiley brought back from Hamilton O. turned over to Sheriff 11/12/31 on Ind. 1/15/32 - Not guilty - Rush.

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    127 N. Sheldon St

    Chicago, IL, US

    Man shot to death: Gates, Edward - Age 38 - Died from a gunshot wound received 4:10 AM, 8/11/27 in his home, 127 N. Sheldon St., at the hands of one Wellington Keyes, who was booked for murder on 8/30/27. On 8/31/27 deceased's wife, Mary Gates, was booked as accessory. On 8/31 both were exonerated by the Coroner who declared Keyes justifiable and on 9/1/27 they were discharged by Judge Schwaba. 19 Dist.

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    905 S. Seeley Ave

    Chicago, IL, US

    Man shot to death: Prete, Jack - Age 40 - Shot to death at 6:10 PM, at home, 905 So. Seeley Ave. AND Palombo, John - Age 34 - Shot to death 6 PM front of 904 So. Lincoln St. Both men murdered by Joe Clemente when they refused to re-employ him. Clemente escaped to his sister's home, 4933 Dearborn St., where he was besieged by Sq. 17-A - DB, Sergt. Al Mikes, Ernest Goebel and Thos. Vail, who killed him. 17 Dist.

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    2060 N. Robey St

    Chicago, IL, US

    Man shot to death: Lamperakos, George - Age 35 - Shot to death at 11:45 PM, 12/28/27, at 2060 N. Robey St., where his wife went to live with Joseph Sparacello, a roomer, following their separation. Decedent and his wife effected a reconciliation and went there for her belongings. Sparacello made his appearance and during a brief quarrel shot Lamperakos and escaped. 25 Dist. 1/18/28 arrest of Lamperakos and Bessie Smith (accy) recommended by the Coroner.

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    372 Rhodes Ave

    Chicago, IL, US

    Man shot to death: Gull, Wm. -Age 49 - Colored - Fatally shot at 10:30 AM, 6/30/27, in his home, 372 Rhodes Ave., by John Clack, alias Klack, who was held by the Coroner on 7/1/27. The were in partnership in a store and Gull had contracted for a piano to promote business. Clack demanded its removal alleging business was on the decline since its installation. 2A Dist. 8/31/27 - to Joliet Pen. - Klarkowski.

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    3013 South Parkway

    Elmhurst, IL, US

    Man shot to death: Jones, Clifton - Age 32- Colored - Fatally shot 5:30 PM 1/7/27 in rear yard at 3013 So. Parkway, by George Williams, of that address, who found Jones in his home with his wife. Jones shot at Williams while running away. On 1/21/27 Williams who was not booked, was exonerated by the coroner. 2 Dist.

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    1120 Milton Ave

    Des Plaines, IL, US

    Man shot to death: Leapwolf, Marion - Age 20 - Fatally shot at 11:30 PM, 9/30/27, at 1120 Milton Ave., home of John Blackhawk, also an Indian, who accused him of stealing $500.00 which he had hidden in the house. On 10/1/27 Blackhawk was held by the Coroner. 28th Dist. 12/13/27 - Acquitted - Milton.

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    630 Miller St

    Chicago, IL, US

    Man stabbed to death: Villamar, Hillario - Age 20 - Stabbed to death at 12:05 AM, in 2nd fl., 630 Miller St., by Ignacio Guerrer, during a quarrel following his asking latter's common-law wife Julia Rodriguez, to go to bed with him. On 5/24/27 both of them were booked for murder. On the same day, however, they were exonerated by the Coroner and on 5/25/27 the cases were nolle prossed by Judge Allegretti. 16 Dist.

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    9147 Maxwell St

    Chicago, IL, US

    Man shot to death: Broyld, Sam - Age 40 - Colored - Shot to death at 11:40 P.M. in 1st fl. 9147 Max- well St., by Joseph Robertson of the same address, whom he tried to shoot. Robertson disarmed Broyld and killed him with his own weapon. On 3/19/27 Robertson was exon. By Coroner. 16 Dist.

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    5142 LaSalle St

    Chicago, IL, US

    Man shot to death: Stone, Henry - Age 28 - Colored - Shot to death at 6:30 PM, 10/14/27, at home, 5142 LaSalle St., by Lulu Bradford, whose fire was intended for Stone's common-law wife, Georgia Watkins, with whom she quarreled. On 10/15/27 her arrest was recommended by the Coroner. On 10/23 Lulu was arrested and held on a Coroner's Mittimus. 12 Dist. 4/24/28 - Acquitted - Kerner.

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    915 Hope St

    Des Plaines, IL, US

    Man beaten to death: Boyuningis, Dan - Age 40 - Death due to skull fracture sustained at 1:35 AM, 6/6/27, during a fight in a flat at 915 Hope St. On 6/9/27 Nick Marvis and Tom Munos were booked for manslaughter and on the same day held by the Coroner on that charge. Arrest of Chris Skizis was also recommended. 16th Dist. June 1927 No Bills on Morris & Munos.

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    1452 Hastings St

    Chicago, IL, US

    Woman shot to death: Hall, Betty - Age 28 - Colored - Fatally shot at 9:45 PM, 4/15/27, in 2nd flat 1452 Hastings St., by Scott Tanner, when she refused to live with him. Tanner escaped and his arrest was recommended by the Coroner 4/20/27. 16 Dist. 8/1929 Scott Tanner arrested and held on Coroner's Mittimus. 11/1/29 - to Joliet Pen. - McGoorty.

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    1456 Hastings St

    Chicago, IL, US

    Man murdered: Bonner, McKinley - Age 33 - Colored - Throat cut at 12:50 AM, 9/26/27 from which he died later in the day. Received in kitchen of 1456 Hastings St. during a fight among four colored men and cut by Dave Sanders, who, on 9/28/27, was held by the Coroner. Bonner had pointed a gun at Sanders. 16 Dist. 9/26/27 Tee Washington & Joe McGee booked as accessories 9/30 held in $25,000.00 each - Helander. 2/16/28 McGee acquitted - Kerner. 3/2/28 Sanders - 38 years Joliet Pen. - Kerner 9/29/2…

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    1103 Frank St

    Harwood Heights, IL, US

    Woman shot to death: Lakes, Alberta - Age 20 - Colored - Fatally shot 5 A.M., 2/9/27, in her home, 1103 Frank St., by her common-law husband, Fred Hodge, when they quarreled over his leaving her. On 2/15/27 Hodge's arrest was recommended by the Coroner. On 2/16/27 he was arrested and held. 16th Dist. 7/25/27 - to Joliet Pen. - Miller.

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    3006 Ellis Ave

    Chicago, IL, US

    Man beaten to death: Ward, Bryant - Age 24 - Colored - Fatally assaulted with a club at 11:15 AM, 10/29/27, in the rear of 3006 Ellis Ave., his home, by his brother-in-law, Marcus Freeman, when they went outside to settle a quarrel which started in the flat. On 11/17/27 the Coroner recommended the arrest of Freeman who escaped. 2 Dist.

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    3048 ellis Ave

    Chicago, IL, US

    Man shot to death: Thomas, Henry - Age 35 - Colored - Fatally shot at 1:10 AM, 11/13/27 in the basement of 3048 Ellis Ave. and walked to 3010 Ellis Ave. (on way home) where he was found. Result of a quarrel over some money matter with Luther Mitchell, alias "Pike" whose arrest was recommended by the Coroner on 11/25/27. 2 Dist. 2/3/28 Mitchell arrested - 2/4/28 held without bail by Judge Hartigan. 9/14/28 - 14 years in Joliet Pen. - Lynch.

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    3127 Ellis Ave

    Chicago, IL, US

    Man shot to death: Barnett, Louis - Age 28 - Colored - Shot to death at 7:58 PM., 10/23/27 in flat at 3127 Ellis Ave., by Robert Webb, also colored, during a quarrel over a crap game. On 10/24/27 Webb was held by the Coroner. 2A Dist. 3/15/28 - to Joliet Pen. - McGoorty.

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    3100 Ellis Ave

    Chicago, IL, US

    Woman shot to death: Calloway, alias Hill, Mattie - Age 32 - Colored - Died from a gunshot wound received 10/3/24 at home, 3100 Ellis Ave. at hte hands of her husband (common-law), Ges. Hill., who was held by the Coroner 10/15/24. 2A Dist. 12/12/24 Acquitted - McGoorty. Woman shot to death: Hollis, Geneva - Age 20 - Shot to death at 12:30 AM, at home, 3100 Ellis Ave., by her Negro husband, Sylvester Hollis, who was arrested while running from the scene of the murder. On 5/5/25 he was held by t…

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    4943 Dearborn St

    Chicago, IL, US

    Man shot to death: Miller, Guy Age 43 Colored Fatally shot 3:00 AM, 3/7/27, in his home, 4943 Dearborn St., by the owner of the flat, Dave Giles, when he returned armed with a knife after Giles had ordered him and his wife out for quarreling. On 3/11/27 Giles was exonerated by the Coroner. (Booked 3/7/27 for manslaughter and DWP 3/12/27 by Judge Lupe). 3 Dist.

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    736 Bunker St

    Darien, IL, US

    Child shot to death: Rodriguez, Ambrosio- Age 3 - Mex. - Accidentally shot to death at 10 AM, 12/10/27, in the kitchen of his home, 736 Bunker St., by 6 year old Epinenio Garcia, who had found and was playing with a 22 calibre rifle. On 12/13/27 Garcia was exonerated by the Coroner. 16 Dist.

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  • 814 Moorefield Memorial Hwy

    Sunset, SC, US

    814 Moorefield Memorial Highway, Sunset, South Carolina, known as The Shamrock House, was built in 1925 as a family compound. There are three dwellings found on the present property, but the main cabin is where all the ghostly occurrences seem take place. The legends surrounding the hauntings begin with a party that took place in 1927. A young woman (a teen) and her two friends were supposedly hired to provide upstairs entertainment for the gentlemen attending the soiree. But one, in particu…

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    39 Poulett St

    Toronto, ON, CA

    January 18, 1927 the four Jeffery Children were trapped in a house fire and succumbed to their injuries.

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    344 W. Wisconsin St

    Chicago, IL, US

    Man beaten to death: Brady, James D. - Age 55 - Died from an intercranial hemorrhage sustained at about 1 PM, 9/24/27, at 344 Wisconsin St., when he knocked down several times by Mrs. Ellen Chisholm whom he attempted to attack while intoxicated. On 9/28/27 Mrs. Chisholm was exonerated by the Coroner. 29 Dist.

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