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Homer Word LINDSEY
 1882 - 1902

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  • Birth  13 May 1882  Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  27 Dec 1902  Missouri; St Louis - see Notes Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  Mississippi; Alcorn Co.; Corinth; Henry Cemetery Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I0804  Lindsay
    Last Modified  02 Jan 2007 16:18:30 
     
    Father  John Micajah LINDSEY, b. 21 Sep 1846, Tishomingo Co.; Mississippi  
    Mother  Sarah Ansalane WILLIAMS, b. 24 Jun 1846, Mississippi  
    Family ID  F090  Group Sheet
     
  • Notes 
    • Buried at Henry Cemetery, Corinth, MS -- Alcorn County Mississippi Cem. Records by Thomas Hughes and Jewel Standifer (BPL)

      Obituary from The Daily Corinthian of Alcorn CO. MS:

      WORD LINDSEY
      December 30, 1902

      The remains of Word Lindsey, who died in a St. Louis hospital, were received here yesterday and interred in Henry cemetery. He was about 21 and had both legs cut off by an Iron Mountain train in Arkansas several months ago. He was carried to St. Louis and placed in the railroad hospital, and died from the injuries received.


      Letter from John Micajah Lindsey to Benjamin S Lindsey, dated 24 July 1910:
      "we had three boys ... the second Homer Word, was run over by a train in west Arkansas and hd both legs cut off seven years ago last November and died in the hospital in St. Louis 40 days after the misfortune. Your aunt and I were with him from the time we could get there until he died and brought him home to bury."
     

  

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