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Douglas D Cosby
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Birth: Jan. 28, 1893
Death: 1956

Aged 63y -- Married Lola Scott, December 31, 1913. Children: Donald, Henry, Leona

Rites for Douglas Oliver Cosby, Brookston, who died at 7:15 p.m. Friday the day before his 63rd birthday at Saint Elizabeth Hospital in Lafayette, will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at the Thompson Mortuary, Brookston. The Rev Charles Kern will officiate and burial will be in Freedom Cemetery near Waveland.
He died of burns suffered at 2 p.m. Friday while at work at the Brookston manufacturing Company. He was cleaning the Furnace there when a live cinder set fire to his pant leg and he suffered burns over 3/4 of his body.
Born near Waveland on Jan 28, 1898, he was married to Lola Scott, who is deceased. Survivors are 2 sons, Donald at home and Henry of Seattle Washington. A daughter Mrs Leona Akion, Frankfort and 5 grand sons and 3 brothers, Lando, Verne of Waveland and Lee of Crawfordsville.
(The Logansport Press, Tuesday 31 January 1956 page 4) Funeral services were held Monday morning at 11 o'clock at the Thompson funeral home in Brookston for Douglas Oliver Cosby, 63, of Brookston, who was burned fatally Friday when his clothing caught fire while he was cleaning out a furnace at a Brookston manufacturing plant. Rev. Charles Kern officiated and the body was taken to Freedom cemetery near Waveland for burial.
 
 
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 Spouse:
  Lola Scott Cosby (1892 - 1940)*
 
 Children:
  Donald Marian Cosby (1916 - 1979)*
  Leona May Cosby Kyle (1921 - 2003)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Freedom Cemetery
Waveland
Montgomery County
Indiana, USA
 
Created by: Thelma Brooks Morgan
Record added: Aug 30, 2008
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Douglas D Cosby
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- Thelma Brooks Morgan
 Added: Aug. 30, 2008
 
 
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