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Wednesday, August 31, 2011

1892 :: Two Deaths at Rockdale (Young and Vick)

The Galveston Daily News. Wednesday, August 31, 1892. Mortuary. Two Deaths at Rockdale. Rockdale, Tex., Aug. 30. -- Died, Sunday morning, in Rockdale of consumption, Mr. Robert N. Young. The funeral took place Monday at Milano, Tex., under the auspices of the Knights of Honor of that place.

Died, Sunday afternoon, in Rockdale of typhoid fever. Wm. H. Vick, Jr., in the 20th year of his age. The deceased was an exemplary young man; was connected with the International and Great Northern freight office here and a son of Dr. John Vick of Albany, Tex.

1 comment:

Linda Gartz said...

So many diseases we can cure or inoculate against today took our ancestors' loved ones. I see so many sorrows as I find out more about my ancestors' lives.

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