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Orvil Bryant Sportsman
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Birth: Nov. 22, 1903
Missouri, USA
Death: Sep. 20, 1922
Logan County
Colorado, USA

Buried Sept 24, 1922
Lot 532
Space- 4

Orvil Sportsman
Nov 22,1903-Sept 20,1922

SPEEDING AUTO TAKES LIFE OF WELL KNOWN LOCAL YOUNG MAN

Orville Sportsman, age eighteen years, was instantly killed Wednesday evening when the car which he was driving turned turtle. He in company with Dick Welsh left Wednesday for Fort Morgan. The accident occured near Iliff, Colorado, when Sportsman driving at a high rate of speed attempted to round curve, running the car into some soft dirt where the road had just ben graded, caused the car to hit the bank and turned, turtle, killing Sportsman instantly. Welsh was very badly injured and his recovery is doubtful. He was taken to a hospital at Fort Morgan.

The North Platte semi-weekly tribune., September 22, 1922





 
 
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 Parents:
  Arthur Montgomery Sportsman (1880 - 1936)
  Mary Lorena Wiseman Sportsman (1874 - 1952)
 
 Siblings:
  Earl Claude Sportsman (1901 - 1958)*
  Orvil Bryant Sportsman (1903 - 1922)
  Bertha D. Sportsman Attebery (1905 - 1991)*
  Freeman E. Peck Sportsman (1907 - 1983)*
  Freda M. Sportsman Dempsey (1909 - 1963)*
  Homer Francis Sportsman (1910 - 1963)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Some records call him "Orville" some "Orvil".
 
Burial:
North Platte Cemetery
North Platte
Lincoln County
Nebraska, USA
Plot: 532-4
 
Created by: David Goltry
Record added: Jan 17, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 64313425
Orvil Bryant Sportsman
Added by: David Goltry
 
Orvil Bryant Sportsman
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- David Goltry
 Added: May. 8, 2011
 
 
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