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Erickson, Erick – Died 1898

ERICKSON

Posted By: Joy Moore (email)
Date: 11/13/2017 at 16:00:13

Iowa Plain Dealer August 26, 1898, FP, C6

Committed Suicide.
Erick Erickson, a farmer living in Fremont township, committed suicide Monday night by hanging himself. The sheriff and coroner went out yesterday afternoon and there being no telephone communication with that section we are unable to learn further particulars at this writing.—Decorah Public Opinion.

Source: Decorah Republican Aug. 25, 1898 P 1 C 3

Suicide in Fremont.
Tuesday morning Erick Erickson, a farmer living in Fremont township very near the Minnesota line, committed suicide by hanging himself in the cellar of his home. He was mentally unbalanced, imagining that he had gotten into some trouble for which he would be prosecuted. He leaves a wife and five children.


 

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