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Carroll Emerson Kersbergen
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Birth: Jan. 8, 1899
Death: Apr. 3, 1930

Son of Laura Kersbergen

Enid had one firefighter die in the line of duty in 1930. Assistant Fire Chief Carroll E. Kersbergen fell 25 feet when a rope being used in a lifesaving demonstration broke, causing Kersbergen to land head first on the concrete.

Kersbergen suffered a fractured skull and other injuries, dying shortly after.

Published by Enidnews.com: October 08, 2005

Died in 1930 buried 6 May 1930 and is buried in Section A1 Plot 5, L35

**Here is another news article:

THE OKLAHOMAN (Oklahoma City, OK)5/4/1930
Accident Injuries Fatal to Fireman (Sunday)
Enid, May 3 – Carrol Kersbergen, assistant chief of the Enid fire department, who was injured in a fall Friday in which he sustained a fractured skull, died Saturday night.

Kersbergen and Clyde Lawter were sliding down a rope in the saving practice when the rope parted, hurtling them down. Lawter suffered several broken bones but is recovering.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Garret Kersbergen (1868 - 1933)
  Laura Kersbergen (1867 - 1931)
 
 Sibling:
  Carroll Emerson Kersbergen (1899 - 1930)
  Harry D Kersbergen (1900 - 1982)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Enid Cemetery
Enid
Garfield County
Oklahoma, USA
Plot: Section A1 Plot 5, L35
 
Created by: Cindy R
Record added: Dec 24, 2006
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Carroll Emerson Kersbergen
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