Twenty-five-year-old Ella V. Hughes Dubois (b.
1880, wife of Arthur L. Dubois (b. 1877), attended
the matinee alone, her second time to venture out
alone to the theater since her marriage on October
21, 1903. Arthur found her body at Buffum’s mortuary
after a long search. The couple lived at 38 Oregon
Ave. in Chicago.
Ella was the daughter of Owen and Mary McNalis
Hughes, sister of Andrew Hughes, all of
Pennsylvania. The bottom photo is Ella as a
her mother and brother.
Ella's funeral was held on Saturday, at Notre Dame
Church. She was buried in Mount Carmel.
Arthur, a painter in 1903, was the oldest of six
children born to Canadian immigrants, Leon and Mary
1910 he had followed in his father's footsteps and
become an engraver. He married a woman named
Lucie Mosher and a daughter named Lurattia was born