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Elizabeth Rakow

Elizabeth Rakow


...grandmother and granddaughter both perished...

Young Elizabeth Rakow and her grandmother, Augusta Wiese, boarded the Eastland together on their way to the Western Electric employee picnic.  Elizabeth's Aunt Minnie and Uncle Daniel Quinn and their daughter Lauretta were to have joined them for the picnic as well.  But Daniel Quinn and his wife Minnie got into an argument and they ended up returning home instead.  Grandmother Augusta and Granddaughter Elizabeth both perished that morning.


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