Cornelia Lusk gravestone
(Photo by Vernon B. Paddock)

B. February 1849 in Volo, Lake County, IL
D. February 28, 1851 in Fremont Center, Lake County, IL
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According to the Lake County Independent (Libertyville IL) Friday, January 8, 1915, page 4:


   The funeral of Mr. Charles Lusk, the well known Libertyville man who died at his home on Mundee avenue Thursday, December 31st, was held from the Ivanhoe church on Saturday afternoon at one o’clock, and the burial was in the Ivanhoe cemetery.
   Mr. Lusk had been ailing for nearly a year before the end came.  He was 55 years old and was born in Fremont Center, but for the past five years he has lived in Libertyville.  He leaves a wife, one daughter Muriel, who is at home, and one son Bert, who lives in Waukegan, besides a number of relatives and friends.”

Additional Information:

According to the 1850 U.S. Census for the Town of Fremont, Lake County IL the household members were:

“Chancy Lusk, age 30, occupation: farmer, born in New York; Orlana Lusk, age 25, born in Vermont; Alice Lusk, age 4, born in Illinois; Cornelia Lusk, age 1, born in Illinois”