McMurry, Obituary/Death NoticePorter County obituaries and death notices . . . .


From the DAILY VIDETTE of Monday, Dec. 31st ult.
In an accident on the Nickel Plate, Saturday, at Tippicanoe caused by one freight train running into the rear of another, one man, name McMurry was instantly killed and a fireman, whose name could not be learned, was severely injured. McMurry was a sailor from Chicago, employed by stockmen to go with stock to New York. At the time of the accident he was in the caboose, asleep, and when the engine came crashing through the car was crashed to pieces. The engineer of the last train escaped by running back over several cars.

Newspaper: Porter County Vidette
Date of Publication: January 3, 1884
Volume Number: 28
Issue Number: 1
Page: 5
Column(s): 2

Key to Newspaper Publication Locations:
    Newspapers Published in Chesterton, Porter County, Indiana
                Chesterton Tribune
                The Tribune
                Westchester Tribune

    Newspapers Published in Valparaiso, Porter County, Indiana
                Porter County Vidette
                Practical Observer
                Valparaiso Practical Observer
                Vidette and Republic
                Western Ranger

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Obituary/death notice transcribed by Steven R. Shook


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