|Birth: ||Jun. 22, 1886|
|Death: ||May 30, 1941|
Mrs. Dan Trigg, 52, of Salmon, died Friday afternoon at a Palestine hospital from burns suffered when her home was partially burned last week.
Fire was caused when a mixture of kerosene and gasoline poured in a stove exploded, drenching the kitchen of the home in flames. Two occupants of the room managed to escape through the flame-enclosed door, but Mrs. Trigg, most severely burned, was rendered helpless. Her son, Hayden Trigg, managed to dash through the fire and pull his mother out the window, suffering severe burns himself.
Funeral services were held Saturday afternoon at Guiceland cemetery with Rev. Felix Tarbett of Palestine officiating, assisted by Rev. Edgar Murdock of Grapeland.
Survivors are her husband, Dan Trigg; two sons, Archie and Hayden, both of Salmon; three daughters, Mrs. Alton (Lois) Morehead, and Louise and Lanell Trigg, all of Salmon; a brother, Ray Wells of Salmon; two sisters, Mrs. Edgar (Zelma) Dunnam of Grapeland, and Mrs. Ola Gaines of Salmon; and a grandchild.
(The Elkhart Record Jun 5, 1941)
SALMON, Tex. June 2 - Our community was made sad at the passing away of Mrs. Cora Trigg last Friday afternoon. Her body was laid to rest at Guiceland Saturday afternoon. To the bereaved ones we offer our most heart-felt sympathy.
(from the Salmon weekly column in The Elkhart Record, June 5, 1941)
WALSTON SPRINGS JUNE 2 - We extend our deepest sympathy to Mr. Dan Trigg and children, over the death of Mrs. Trigg and sincerely hope their brave son who rescued their mother from the burning home will recover.
(from the Walston Springs weekly column in The Elkhart Record, June 5, 1941)
John Shelby Wells (1859 - 1940)
Itasca Trifinia Cox Wells (1863 - 1938)
Daniel Robert Trigg (1883 - 1958)
Oscar Marvin Trigg (1912 - 1913)*
Archie Lee Trigg (1914 - 1973)*
Hayden Daniel Trigg (1916 - 1999)*
Darlene Louise Trigg Brown (1922 - 2005)*
Cora Ethel Wells Trigg (1886 - 1941)
William Ray Wells (1889 - 1962)*
Ola Wells Gaines (1897 - 1990)*
Zelma Pearl Wells Dunnam (1901 - 1989)*
Created by: Bernard-Trigg
Record added: Aug 29, 2006
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