|Birth: ||Jun. 10, 1902|
|Death: ||Mar. 10, 1925|
SIX KILLED; THIRTEEN ARE HURT IN I.T.S. COLLISION NEAR CARLINVILLE
PASSENGER COACH AND LINE CAR MEET HEAD ON; BRING INSURED TO CITY
Six persons were killed, thirteen injured, two of whom may die, when a southbound local passenger and a line repair car crashed near Davis siding, five miles south of Carlinville, at 1:15 o'clock yesterday afternoon. The cars telescoped in the head on collision and workmen under the glare of high powered lights tried to get them apart. Rumors abound at the scene of the wreck as to whether other victims would be found in the debris...
Mrs. Jeanie Horne Meinecke, of Gillespie, wife of William Meinecke. She was on her way home from Carlinville after a brief visit to her sister at that place. She received injuries which resulted in her death a few minutes after reaching the Springfield hospital. The funeral was held Monday afternoon from the family residence in this city. She was aged 22 years and is survived by her parents, her husband a a three year old daughter.
William Anton Meinecke (1891 - 1966)
Catherine Meinecke Lindley (1921 - 2007)*
Gillespie City Cemetery
Created by: Grave Hound
Record added: Oct 30, 2007
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