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 Cecil May Bragg

Cecil May Bragg

Birth
Virginia, USA
Death 8 Mar 1922 (aged 17)
Frederick County, Maryland, USA
Burial Brunswick, Frederick County, Maryland, USA
Plot Section B/222
Memorial ID 103781532 · View Source
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GIRL DIES FROM EFFECT OF BURNS – Miss Cecelia Braggs Victim of Accident Early Yesterday Afternoon – - Miss Cecilia Braggs, 17 years old, daughter of Mrs. E.C. Braggs, Brunswick, was so badly burned at her home yesterday afternoon that she died four hours later at the City Hospital. The girl's clothing caught fire from a cook stove and before assistance arrived most of her clothing was burned from her body.

It is understood that she was at home along, and was standing with her back to the stove. Her dress caught fire and almost in an instant she was eveloped in flames. Her screams attracted the attention of neighbors, and Mrs. Robert Grims went to her assistance. The later had to force her way into the house because of the front door being locked, and by the time she reached the girl she was lying on the floor terribly burned all over the body.

Dr. Arlington G. Horine was summoned and after an examination rushed the girl to the City Hospital. She arrived about 4 o'clock in a semi-conscious condition and died at 8 o'clock. It was stated that the family came to Brunswick from Virginia four or five years ago. Mrs. Braggs is an employe at the Y.M.C.A. and the girl had been working at the umbrella factory before it closed. Besides her mother, she is survived by a brother in Brunswick and a married sister in Phildelphia.

Source: The Post (Frederick, Md)
March 9, 1922
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  • Created by: Sanebee
  • Added: 19 Jan 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 103781532
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Cecil May Bragg (15 Sep 1904–8 Mar 1922), Find A Grave Memorial no. 103781532, citing Park Heights Cemetery, Brunswick, Frederick County, Maryland, USA ; Maintained by Sanebee (contributor 47775620) .