|Death: ||Jan. 6, 1917|
Franklinton, Washington Parish, LA
Thursday, 11 January 1917
The friends here of Dr. and Mrs. W.O. Alford of Bogalusa deeply grieve with them in the death of their four year-old daughter, Wendall, in an automobile accident near McComb City Saturday [January 6].
Mrs. Alford's sister, Miss Wessie Ensley, was driving the car and in looking back at a car following let her machine drive into a telephone post when this child was thrown out of the car against the post and instantly killed.
The mother of the child was also considerably injured and baby of Mrs. Alford's sister, Mrs. Van Brock was badly cut and is still in the McComb Infirmary.
Little Wendall was buried in the Bogalusa Cemetery Monday afternoon, the funeral being very largely attended by relatives and friends from every section of the Parish.
Created by: Pamela Thompson
Record added: Jun 27, 2012
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