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Earnest L. Gwinn
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Birth: Nov. 29, 1902
Death: Jul. 12, 1912

The Wellington Leader
Friday, July 19, 1912
(partial article)

An Awful Tragedy Visited a Home Near Wellington

The Grim Reaper Comes In The Most Cruel Way With A Suddenness That Appals a Whole Community
Two Little Children are the Victims
There occured last Friday at the home of C H Gwinn, nine miles south of Wellington, a tragedy which has no paralell in regard to its depth of awfulness in this county.

Harvey age 9 and Earnest age 6, the youngest children of the Gwinn family were burned to death in a fire which destroyed the smoke house and came near catching the home.
The bodies were recovered and laying side by side in a single casket they were enterred at the cemetery just north of the Arlie Post Office.

Article above says the boys were buried at the cemetery north of the Arlie Post Office, but the marker pictured here is at the Childress Cemetery. 
Family links: 
  Charles Harvey Gwinn (1856 - 1933)
  Margaret Isabel Dunham Gwinn (1867 - 1924)
  Walter Thomas Gwinn (1889 - 1975)*
  Clarence Allen Guinn (1891 - 1969)*
  Arthur Eugene Guinn (1894 - 1918)*
  Richard Andrew Gwinn (1899 - 1977)*
  Earnest L. Gwinn (1902 - 1912)
  Harvey Gwinn (1903 - 1912)*
  William Harvey Gwinn (1906 - 1912)*
  Earnest Gwinn (1906 - 1912)*
*Calculated relationship
Childress Cemetery
Childress County
Texas, USA
Created by: Joyce M.
Record added: Sep 29, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 97984248
Earnest L. Gwinn
Added by: Joyce M.
Earnest L. Gwinn
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- Joyce M.
 Added: Jan. 20, 2016

- Wanda M.
 Added: Dec. 27, 2012

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