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Martin Watland 1886-1917


Posted By: Merllene Andre Bendixen (email)
Date: 6/6/2014 at 22:46:48

Lightning Bolt Fatal
Armstrong, August 2 - Special Martin Watland, aged 29 years, who formerly lived on a farm near Maple Hill, was killed by lightning on his Colorado ranch July 22. The particulars have not all been received, but so far very little is known, the body having been found some twenty-four hours after the fatality. (Cedar Rapids Republican, Cedar Rapids, IA, August 3, 1915)

Martin Watland, who formerly resided at Maple Hill, Emmet county, was killed a few days ago by lightning on his ranch in Colorado. The body was not found for twenty-eight hours after the accident. (Emmetsburg Democrat, Emmetsburg, IA, August 4, 1915)

Per ancestry.com
Dob: August 8, 1886, Emmet County, IA
Death: July 15, 1917, Colorado


Emmet Obituaries maintained by LaVern Velau.
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