Wood, Joseph 1852 – 1898
Posted By: Joy Moore (email)
Date: 11/6/2020 at 11:55:41
Source: Decorah Republican July 14, 1898 P 3 C 2
A Fatal Race.
Oelwein, July 6.—Joseph Wood, one of the city firemen, was injured by being run over in a hose race between this city and Independence July 4th, died this morning of his injuries. He was a popular young business man and his injuries and death produced a profound impression in the city.
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Transcriber’s Note: Find a Grave shows he was born May 6, 1852 and is buried in Oakdale Cemetery in Oelwein.
Winneshiek Obituaries maintained by Bill Waters.
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