Learn how you can help support free online genealogy

Site Index |  History |  Native |  OK Counties |  Towns |  Library |  Photos |  Churches |  Funeral | 
Cemeteries |  Burial |  Obits |  Bios |  Bible |  Census |  Military |  Land |  Marriage |  Home | 

Search this site or the web powered by FreeFind

Site search Web search
Google

Search WWW Search rootsweb.com
Search genealogy.rootsweb.com

This webpage was protected by HTMLProtector

THE SQUARE-DEALER
SHATTUCK, OKLAHOMA
THURSDAY, JULY 15, 1909
A Fatal Accident.

Tom Baldwin, who lives with relatives eleven miles southwest of Shattuck, met with an accident Monday night which resulted in his death Tuesday morning. He had left Higgins Monday night and walked toward Goodwin on the railroad track. At a point near Goodwin he had either attempted to board a freight train or was run down by it and the wheels passed over both his feet, cutting one foot off just above the ankle, and the wheels passed over the ball of the other foot. The fright crew did not discover him and passed on leaving him to lie by the roadside until aid should arrive. Four three or four hours he was compelled to lay by the track not being able to move from the place where he had fell. The crew of the early morning passenger train discovered him and took him to Higgins where medical aid was administered. Dr. Newman was called from here early Tuesday morning and dressed the severed member and completed the amputation of the other. However Mr. Baldwin lost so much blood before medical assistance was administered that he was unable to survive the accident and death resulted within thirty minutes after Dr. Newman had dressed the wounds. Mr. Baldwin is survived by a mother living at Sayer, Okla., who was immediately summoned and a sister who lives southwest of the city.


Obits from old newspapers submitted by: John A. Rider

Transcribed by: Linda Fox - Ellis County Historical Society


E-Mail

 Copyright 2000-2007 Donna Dreyer and NWOGS/ECHS
The copyright (s) on this page must appear on all
copied and/or printed material.
All rights reserved!
Commercial use of material within this site is prohibited!

Northwest Oklahoma Genealogical Society Logo
Northwest Oklahoma Genealogical Society

We support USGenNet.org
Hosted by USGenNet.org
Learn how you can help support free online genealogy

This nonprofit research site is an independent affiliate of both the American History and Genealogy Project (AHGP) and the American Local History Network (ALHN), and hosted at no charge by USGenNet, a nonprofit historical and genealogical Safe-Site ServerTM solely supported by tax-deductible contributions. No claim is made to the copyrights of individual submitters, and this site complies fully with USGenNet's Nonprofit Conditions of Use.

You are the 1312th Visitor to this Site
This page was last updated
Tuesday, 05-Jun-2007 01:17:21 CDT