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GETTING, George 1868-1918

GETTING

Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 9/24/2010 at 14:09:50

Wellsburg Farmer Meets Tragic Death Under Heavy Wagon

Grundy Center, Ia., Aug. 14.óGeorge Getting met a tragic death at his home, four miles north of Wellsburg, at 10 a.m. Tuesday. Mr. Getting was preparing to start threshing and was hitching the horses to the watertank wagon. All at once the horses started up, throwing Mr. Getting directly in the patch of the heavy wagon which crushed his body. He was killed almost instantly. Mr. Getting was a son of John Getting of Holland. He leaves a widow and five children. He was 50 years old.

--Waterloo Evening Courier (Waterloo, Iowa), 14 August 1918


 

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