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 Alexander Austin

Alexander Austin

Birth
Death 14 Sep 1881 (aged 28–29)
Burial Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
Plot LOT 141, ROW 3 WEST
Memorial ID 100613569 · View Source
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ACCIDENTAL CHRUSHED BY SHIP TIMBER


ACCIDENT AT THE NAVY YEARD. ALEXANDER AUSTIN INSTANTLY KILLED AND JOHN MOUNTAIN SERIOUSLY INJURED. THE NAVY YARD WAS THIS MORNING THE SCENE OF AN ACCIDENT WHICH PROVES FATAL TO ONE MAN, AND THE CASE OF THE OTHER IT IS FEARED WILL RESULT FATALLY. AT 9:45 A.M. TWO LABORS WERE LIFTING WOOD, WHEN A HEAVY PIECE OF TIMBER SLIPPED, FALLING ON AND INSTANTLY KILLING ALEXANDER AUSTIN. JOHN MOUNTAIN WAS STRUCK ON THE FOOT AND INJURED INTERNALLY. HE WAS TAKEN TO THE MASSACHUSETTS GENERAL HOSPITAL, WHEREVERY LITTLE HOPES OF HIS RECOVERY ARE ENTERTAINED. AUSTIN WAS A MARRIED MAN OF 45 YEARS OF AGE, LIVING WITH HIS WIFE AND THREE CHILDREN IN EAST CAMBRIDGE. MLUNTAIN IS A MAN OF SOME 40 YEARS, AND LIVES AT 3 HALL STREET, CHARLESTOWN DISTRICT. BOSTON GLOBE 9/15/1881


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  • Created by: Bill McEvoy
  • Added: 12 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100613569
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Alexander Austin (1852–14 Sep 1881), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100613569, citing Catholic Mount Auburn Cemetery, Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Bill McEvoy (contributor 46902415) .