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Dunn, James Leo 1887 - 1899

DUNN, MCCARTHY

Posted By: Reid R. Johnson (email)
Date: 11/22/2013 at 07:23:10

Elgin Echo, Thursday, 30 November 1899.

Leo Dunn a lad about 12 years of age and son of Mr. and Mrs. James Dunn of Cox Creek township, Clayton county, was the victim of an accident on Sunday, Nov. 18, which resulted in his death. In company with his father and uncle, D. H. McCarthy, he was out hunting and was on a brush pile to frighten a rabbit out while his father stood close by with a gun, which was accidently discharged, striking the little fellow in the leg just below the knee and making a severe wound and paralyzing his whole nervous system, from which he never rallied but died in the evening.- Elkader Democrat.
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NOTE: James Leo Dunn 03-03-1887 / 11-19-1899 is shown in the St. Joseph's/Elkader cemetery, a photo of his gravestone is on the IGPP.

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