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John Pillsbury

Title: Obituary Notice
Type: Newspaper
Date: October 24, 1901
Source: St. Paul Weekly Dispatch

Description: Obituary of John S. Pillsbury, printed in the St. Paul Weekly Dispatch on October 24, 1901.
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Obituary Notice

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  1. What can an obituary tell us about a person's life that other sources might not tell us?



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  2. Although Pillsbury did many things in his life, this obituary mentions one period of his life as the most interesting. Which period does the article mention?



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  3. Would you be able to get this amount of information from any person's obituary notice?



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  4. What might make an obituary an unreliable place to find information?



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