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Lorena M. Dill

1869–12 March 1945

Born ca. 1869 in Mill Creek Township, Hamilton Co., Ohio.[1] Daughter of Thomas M. Dill and Emily Scott Sheehan.[2] Worked as a compositor, by 1891, in Lockland, Hamilton Co.[3] Visited with EBW in Salt Lake City, 10 July 1898.[4] Society reporter for the Cincinnati Times-Star, 1898; society editor for the Dayton Daily News, 1900–1901, 1906–1907.[5] Accompanied her mother to Salt Lake City, 1902.[6] Moved to Cleveland, by 1910.[7] Died 12 Mar. 1945 in Maple Heights, Cuyahoga Co., Ohio.[8] 

 

[1] 1870 U.S. Census, Mill Creek Township, Hamilton Co., OH, p. 18, Lorena Dill.

[2] 1870 U.S. Census, Mill Creek Township, Hamilton Co., OH, p. 18, Lorena Dill. 1880 U.S. Census, Cartage, Hamilton Co., OH, ED 97, p. 36D, Lorena N. Dill. Certificates of Death, 1908–1953; Index, 1908–1911, Lorena M. Dill, microfilm 2372734, DGS 4058928, image 3068/3566, FHL. Certificates of Death, 1908–1953; Index, 1908–1911, Emily Scott Dill, microfilm 2372734, DGS 4017669, FHL.

[3] Williams’ Hamilton County Directory for 1891 (Cincinnati: Williams, 1891), 67.  

[4] EBW, Diary, 10 July 1898. 

[5] Williams’ Cincinnati (Ohio) Directory (Cincinnati: Williams, 1898), 427. Williams’ Dayton (Ohio) Directory for 1900–1901 (Cincinnati: Williams, 1901), 335. Williams’ Dayton (Ohio) Directory, 1906–1907 (Cincinnati: Williams, 1907), 439.

[6] EBW, Diary, 10 July 1898. “Ohio Literary Woman Here,” Salt Lake Telegram, 27 Aug. 1902, 6.

[7] 1910 U.S. Census, Cleveland Ward 26, Cuyahoga Co., OH, ED 373, p. 10B, Lorena Dill.

[8] Certificates of Death, 1908–1953; Index, 1908–1911, Lorena M. Dill, microfilm 2372734, DGS 4058928, image 3068/3566, FHL.