Hurd, D. H. c1833 – 1898
Posted By: Joy Moore (email)
Date: 4/19/2021 at 17:01:36
Source: Decorah Republican June 23, 1898 P 3 C 2
His Neck Broken.
Independence Bulletin-Journal. D. H. Hurd, well known in the southern part of this county, met with a sudden and violent death last Thursday, June 9. He was leading a bull, and had just crossed a bridge, when the animal turned suddenly, jerking the rope and throwing Mr. Hurd in a ditch at the side of the road. The unfortunate man fell on his head breaking his neck, dying almost instantly. Mr. Hurd was 65 years old, and leaves a wife and seven children. He lived in Benton county, just south of Homer township.
Benton Obituaries maintained by John Shuck.
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