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E C Brittain
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Birth: unknown
Death: Jan., 1922
Harlan County
Kentucky, USA

Harlan Enterprise
January 6.1922

Killed In Slate Fall At McCombs

Brother Of Carlos Brittain, Meets Instant Death

E.C. Brittian was killed in a slate fall at the McCombs Mines Tuesday about one o'clock. He lived but an hour and a half after he had been rescued. He was engaged digging coal when the accident happened, with no one beside him.

He had been a miner for a long time. The deceased was 44 years old and had a wife and seven children. He was the brother of Carlos Brittain, a member of the Harlan City Council. His father and mother are yet living and reside in Pulaski, Ky; where he also has two other surviving brothers; Hiram and James Brittain. A sister Mrs. Armity Eads, lives in Elrod, Ky.

The funeral arrangements will be made when all the brothers and sisters arrive. It is said the parents are to feeble to withstand the trip here to attend the funeral service. The father but lately visited the son of McComb and the surviving son residing here. The funeral service was conducted by Rev. J.R. Black, pastor of the Baptist church, at the home of C.B.Brittain at 1 o'clock, Thursday afternoon and burial followed in the Smith cemetery near Tway's.
Created by: A Jones Girl
Record added: Aug 22, 2011
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