The Hon. John H. Addams, one of the pioneer settlers of the North-west, died Wednesday night at Green Bay, Wis., at the age of 59 years. At the time of his death he was President of the Second National Bank of Freeport, Ill. He was a member of the Illinois Senate from 1852 to 1868, and for a quarter of a century has been one of the most influential men in the business and politics of Northern Illinois.
“Obituary Notes,” New York Times, August 19, 1881, p. 5: 6.