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Robert Young
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Birth: Feb. 28, 1844
Death: Jan. 10, 1893

The Galveston Daily News. Wednesday, January 11, 1893. Cut His Throat on a
Train. A Witness in the Sheriff Olive Assassination Case Commits Suicide.
Taylor, Tex., Jan. 10. -- A man named Young, between 40 and 50 years of age, and
a witness for the state in the Armstrong and Olive murder trial at Georgetown,
suicided on the northbound International and Great Northern at 11 o'clock this
morning as the train was pulling into the Taylor yards by cutting his throat
with a pocket knife. He had been to Georgetown yesterday as an attached witness
in the case, and was at Echo in Bell county on the night J.T. Olive was
assassinated. Soon after the train left Hutto, eight miles south of Taylor,
deceased was sitting on a seat in the smoking car with Sheriff Brookshire of
this county, and telling him what he knew about the case. Just before the train
reached Taylor Young left his seat, going into the closet, where the deed was
committed. Young's family lives five miles north of Cameron, in Milam county. He
had three or four sharp pocketknives and some silver change in his pocket when

Family links: 
  Mary Alice Denton Brashear (1858 - 1955)*
  Clara Belle Young Brashear (1875 - 1963)*
*Calculated relationship
Salem-Wilson Cemetery
Milam County
Texas, USA
Created by: Karen Neal Morey
Record added: Nov 08, 2006
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Robert Young
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