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George Walter Rand
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Birth: Mar. 28, 1886
Salem
Fulton County
Arkansas, USA
Death: Feb. 6, 1950
Salem
Fulton County
Arkansas, USA

Married to Janie Brinsfield

Son of William Thomas Harrison Rand and Sarah "Lizzie" Elizabeth Tinkle.

George Rand Commits Suicide By Hanging
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George Walter Rand commited suicide Monday morning at sometime between 7:30 and 10 o'clock. His body was found hanging in his barn and it was apparent he had stood on a feed barrel to fasten the robe to a rafter, then had fixed a slipknot around his neck and stepped from the barrel. Coroner Al Pomeroy and Sheriff J.L Weathers investigated and the coroner asked that a jury be summoned. The jury returned a verdict of suiciide.
Mr. Rand was born at Wild Cherry on March 28, 1886 and died at his home here on Febuary 6, He had been employed by the North Arkansas Electric Cooperative here for some months, and had worked as a laborer on construction and other work in Salem.
Mr. Rand was married to Miss Janie Brinsfield at Iuka, Arkansas on January 19, 1908. She and threee children, Lloyd Rand of Salem, Elvis Rand of Shasta, California, and Elsie Rand of Destroy, Michigan survive. He leaves also four brothers; Arthur Rand of Florida, Frank of Lake City, Troy Rand of Black Oak, Bob Rand of Lake City, and sic sisters Mrs. Silas Marchant of Viola, Mrs. Leroy Marchant of Rogers, Mrs. Arrie Dillard of Springdale, Mrs. Ollie Brown of Moody, Missouri, Mrs. Nellie Isom of Florida and Mrs. Texanner Shoemate of Elizabeth. 
 
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 Parents:
  William Thomas Harrison Rand (1866 - 1932)
  Sarah Elizabeth Tinkle Rand (1867 - 1947)
 
 Spouse:
  Janie Martha Brinsfield Rand (1890 - 1966)
 
 Children:
  James Harrison Lloyd Rand (1908 - 1988)*
  Elsie Faye Rand Middleton (1910 - 1997)*
  Elvis William Rand (1912 - 1986)*
 
 Siblings:
  George Walter Rand (1886 - 1950)
  Texaner Rand Shoemate (1888 - 1962)*
  Lucy Louvena Rand Marchant (1891 - 1984)*
  William Robert Rand (1893 - 1975)*
  Mary Florence Rand Marchant (1894 - 1985)*
  Nellie Carolina Rand Isom (1897 - 1992)*
  Arrie Rand Dillard (1900 - 2001)*
  Arthur James Rand (1902 - 1978)*
  Ollie Cardelia Rand Beaver (1903 - 1960)*
  Troy A. Rand (1910 - 1977)*
  Frank Dorfis Rand (1912 - 1980)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Burks Chapel Cemetery
Salem
Fulton County
Arkansas, USA
 
Created by: Chris Bergstrom
Record added: Dec 06, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 101833008
George Walter Rand
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George Walter Rand
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 Added: Mar. 3, 2016

-Anonymous
 Added: May. 22, 2015
 
 
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