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George Whitfield Lott, Jr
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Birth: Apr. 3, 1872
Edgefield County
South Carolina, USA
Death: Aug. 30, 1905
Augusta
Richmond County
Georgia, USA

The following was graciously sent to me from Cynthia Hardy (Contributor #46589607)

Last note to husband

In the pocket of Flagman Lott, it is said there was found a note from his wife, in which she told him goodbye for the day, assuring him of her love and that he would be anxiously awaited at the next meal to which he was due. It was a loving, womanly little epistle, penned without a thought that it was her last message and that her husband would be fatally injured before he cleared the city of his train.

*** also, in that same newspaper article ***

Fatal Accident at Foot Washington Street

F H Murphy and G W Lott Killed and four passengers injured by overturning coach

Defective switch says coroner's jury

Policeman F H Murphy was instantly killed, Flagman G W Lott sustained injuries from which he died in less than two hours. At the hospital, it was found that amputation of both legs was necessary. He never rallied from the shock, dying in less than two hours.

Mr Lott is survived by a wife and two children. He was quite a young man. He was held in the highest esteem by all who knew him and considered a valuable employee of The South Railway. He was a man of quiet disposition and good habits. The remains of Mr. Lott were shipped to Elko, SC, yesterday afternoon at ___ O'clock, where the funeral will occur. It is his old home.

The Augustus Chronicle
August 1905

1880 Census living with his parents in Edgefield County; On 1910 Census Lucia(widowed) living with her father, Bennette Stringfellow(also widowed) and her three children: Edna Lott, Oneal Lott, and George B Lott


 
 
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 Parents:
  George Whitfield Lott (1841 - 1909)
  Virginia Neal Lott (1841 - 1920)
 
 Spouse:
  Lucia Stringfellow Lott (1875 - 1914)
 
 Children:
  Baby Lott*
  Edna Alice Lott Dawson (1899 - 1968)*
  Kenneth O'Neal Lott (1901 - 1964)*
  George Burnham Lott (1906 - 1971)*
 
 Siblings:
  Nancy Elizabeth Lott Kammer (1868 - 1931)*
  Jack Neal Lott (1870 - 1946)*
  George Whitfield Lott (1872 - 1905)
  Emma Oregon Lott Wright (1875 - 1954)*
  Claude James Lott (1878 - 1953)*
  Tweetie Mae Lott Dorn (1880 - 1961)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Elko City Cemetery
Barnwell County
South Carolina, USA
 
Maintained by: Fran Bundy
Originally Created by: Hardy
Record added: Mar 20, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 25401605
George Whitfield Lott, Jr
Added by: Hardy
 
 
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 Added: Feb. 19, 2012
 
 
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