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Arthur Spiller
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Birth: Apr. 7, 1854
Ashland
Grafton County
New Hampshire, USA
Death: Nov. 18, 1882
Dixon
Lee County
Illinois, USA

Arthur married Sadie or Sarah Reding (daughter of Elizabeth) about 1876 in Illinois. They were the parents of Gracie and one other child.

Arthur was the son of True Spiller and Laura Peaslee. He married Sarah Reading around 1877 in Illinois. They were the parents of Gracie Spiller.

November 15, 1882 - Arthur Spiller met with an accident at the Grand Detour Plow works on Monday which came near proving fatal. While putting a belt on a pulley, the fastenings of the belt caught in his clothing in an instant, whirling him up over the shafting and thrashing his feet and legs against the joints above. As his clothing was torn from his body he caught on the shaft with his arm, the friction burning the flesh to a blister. When taken down it was found that his feet and legs were badly mashed and lacerated and his body bruised, but no bones were broken.

November 22, 1882 - Arthur Spiller, whose severe injuries in the Grand Detour plow works was mentioned in The Sun last week, died on Saturday morning from inflammation of the bowels resulting from his injuries. His fellow workmen of the plow works, to over one hundred, marched in procession at the funeral. He leaves a wife and two small children.

BURIAL: Arthur is buried on Lot 329. There is no stone. 
 
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 Parents:
  True S Spiller (1823 - 1869)
  Laura Peaslee Spiller (1834 - 1862)
 
 Siblings:
  Charles H Spiller (1850 - 1911)*
  Willis C Spiller (1853 - 1929)*
  Arthur Spiller (1854 - 1882)
  Mary Ellen Spiller Robinson (1856 - 1919)*
  Janette Florence Spiller Robinson (1858 - 1939)*
  Nathan Spiller (1860 - 1925)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oakwood Cemetery
Dixon
Lee County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Lot 329
 
Created by: Geo Clinton
Record added: Oct 10, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 22080405
Arthur Spiller
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