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 • Marshall County
 • Illinois
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Barney Jurgensen
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Birth: Jan. 7, 1861
Death: Nov. 8, 1901

CAT BITE KILLS BARNEY JURGENSEN

The Bradford Republican 11/1901
"A worthless cat, stray, homeless, ownerless and frantic, has cost a human life. The first in August a rabid dog passed through the country south of town, snarling, snapping at every object within reach, affected unmistakably with rabies. Since then other animals have gone mad or been killed when signs fo madness have developed. A couple of weeks after this rabid dog had made its appearance, Barney Jurgeson, a well known tenant farmer was bitten on the hand by a cat, the wound did not heal quickly and for some weeks presented an angry suppurating condition. Since healing, however, Mr. Jergeson has been in usual health until a week or ten days ago. Physicians were called when signs of convulsions appeared, but despite all naught but death could relieve. He died Friday morning, Nov. 8Th, the funeral being held on Sunday following. The deceased leaves a wife and several children who mourn the untimely death of husband and father. In our dealings with the deceased we found him uniformly pleasant and affable, and freely offer our sympathies to the afflicted in their sorrow".


My Great-Grandfather...Carol

children still need to locate

Mary Louisa Jurgensen 8/28/1893
Spouse: James Miller

Nicola Jurgensen 5/28/1895 - 7/5/1895

Anna Jurgensen 5/11/1901
Spouse: 1st Clayton Coneghy,
2nd John Nye

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Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Emma Peterson Jurgensen (1861 - 1947)*
 
 Children:
  John Richard Jurgensen (1888 - 1942)*
  Ena M Jurgensen Carsten (1890 - 1962)*
  Harry Mathis Jurgensen (1892 - 1966)*
  Alice Millicent Jurgensen Forbes (1896 - 1954)*
  Selina M Jurgensen Ryan (1898 - 1966)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Saratoga United Methodist Cemetery
Camp Grove
Marshall County
Illinois, USA
 
Maintained by: Carol
Originally Created by: Sam
Record added: Sep 01, 2012
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Barney Jurgensen
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Connecting family for the future generations.
- Carol
 Added: Sep. 15, 2013

- Sam
 Added: Aug. 24, 2013
 
 
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