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Lela Helen Botkin
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Birth: unknown
Death: Mar. 21, 1923
Emporia
Lyon County
Kansas, USA

Daughter of John Ralph and Lela Cathryn Botkin. Buried on 03 Mar 1924.

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Ottawa Herald, 22 March 1923, page 7

MATCH CAUSED A DEATH

Carelessly Thrown, Started a Fire Fatally Burning Girl.

Emporia, Kans., March 22 -- A match carelessly thrown over a fence by a passerby started a fire which caused the death last night of Lela Botkin, six-year-old Emporia school girl. The fire spread to a pile of leaves and the girl was fatally burned trying to put out the flames.

 
 
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 Parents:
  John Ralph Botkin (1885 - 1969)
  Leila Cathryn Moore Denis (1894 - 1974)
 
 Siblings:
  Lela Helen Botkin (____ - 1923)
  Harry Alvin Botkin (____ - 1923)*
  Ethel Marie Botkin (____ - 1925)*
  Ralph Francis Botkin (1912 - 2006)*
  Walter C. Botkin (1915 - 1993)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Maplewood Memorial Lawn Cemetery
Emporia
Lyon County
Kansas, USA
Plot: Section 35 - Lot 16 - Space 1 (Anonymous volunteer walked the section 9/2014 and confirmed with cemetery administration there is no headstone)
 
Maintained by: Jan Therkildsen
Originally Created by: Becky Doan
Record added: Jun 15, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 91987080
Lela Helen Botkin
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 Added: Sep. 11, 2014
 
 
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