Christianson, Daughter c1895 – 1898
Posted By: Joy Moore (email)
Date: 11/3/2020 at 15:56:32
Source: Decorah Republican June 9, 1898 P 3 C 2
A Horrible Death.
Mason City Globe-Gazette:—The little 3 year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Christianson, of Grafton, was burned to death Monday at 1 o’clock. Mrs. Christianson had been to memorial services at church and on returning the mother left the house for a few minutes to get meat for dinner. When she returned she found the little one so badly burned that it died in about 3 hours. The child had found some matches and was evidently trying to light the lamp as the chimney was off and the lamp ready to light. Mr. Christianson keeps a store in Grafton. The parents are grief stricken over the sad occurrence.
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