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John M Symons

Birth
Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 17 Jan 1913 (aged 26)
Larksville, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Forty Fort, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 100005462 · View Source
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Son of John Mary J (Reese) Symons.
Died in a rockfall at the D&H No 2 mine.
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Plymouth Department (News Article)
Date: 1913-01-18
Paper: Wilkes-Barre Times
Young Man's Sad Death---A Victim of Fall at No. 2, D. & H.
The accident which resulted in the death of John Symons, Jr., at No. 2 D. and H. colliery yesterday afternoon, is particularly sad. The young man who was in the prime of life became the father of a new born son just 10 days ago. He was 24 years of age and had been employed at the colliery as a bratticeman and was in the act of removing a timber to make way for the brattice when the fall which crushed out his life occurred. His neck was broken and death instantanious. The remains were removed to his home on Nesbitt street, Larksville, from which place the funeral will take place Monday afternoon at 3 o'clock. Services will be conducted at the home by Rev. F. H. Cornell of the Derr Memorial Church, Wilkes-Barre. Interment will be made in Forty Fort cemetery. The deceased was a member of Council, 316, Jr. O. U. A. M., the organization will attend the funeral. Besides the deceased wife and child, his parents Mr. and Mrs. John Symons, Sr., and the following brothers and sisters survive: Albert, Theodore, Peare, Ruth, Esther, Florence, Ada and Gladys.


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  • Created by: Steve225
  • Added: 1 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100005462
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John M Symons (26 Aug 1886–17 Jan 1913), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100005462, citing Forty Fort Cemetery, Forty Fort, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Steve225 (contributor 47927528) .