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Estel Canada
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Birth: Oct. 13, 1878
Death: Aug. 16, 1931

News Journal, Campbellsville, KY August 20, 1931 issue.

COLUMBIA WRECK IS FATAL TO ONE--Two others Seriously injured when Carnival trucks rams rear of another.

One man was killed and two others seriously injured a short distance out of Columbia on the Burkesville road Sunday morning when a truck heavily loaded with carnival equipment plunged into the rear of another.

Estel Canada, 52 years old, of Russell Springs, was killed when he lost control of his truck and rammed one driven by Cosby Phelps, who jumped and escaped unhurt. Two colored men, employees of the carnival whose equipment Canada was driving from Columbia to Broadhead, were seriously injured.

Canada's body, badly mangled when he was pinned to the seat by the the steering wheel, was taken to Russell Springs, where funeral arrangements will await the arrival of his oldest son from the Panama Canal Zone, a 17 day trip. Canada is survived by a wife and five children.

Obit provided by Member JHG (#47442698) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  William D. Canada (1840 - 1917)
  Eliza Mariah Wooldridge Canada (1836 - 1921)
 
 Spouses:
  Hattie Haynes Canada (1885 - 1939)
  Olevia Jane Wilson Smith (1885 - 1963)*
 
 Children:
  Zylphia Canada Grant (1902 - 1993)*
  Eldridge Canada (1911 - 1981)*
  Renzo Canada (1913 - 2000)*
  Opal M Canada Williams (1919 - 2008)*
  Fred Canada (1924 - 1924)*
  Edwin R Canada (1926 - 2005)*
 
 Siblings:
  Schuyler A. Canada (1868 - 1931)*
  Welby Cortez Canada (1872 - 1957)*
  Linnie Crettie Canada Coe (1874 - 1946)*
  Ester A. Canada (1877 - 1904)*
  Estel Canada (1878 - 1931)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Bethlehem Cemetery
Royville
Russell County
Kentucky, USA
 
Created by: Gladys Turner Dinkeloo
Record added: Jan 06, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 83034598
Estel Canada
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Estel Canada
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- Gladys Turner Dinkeloo
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