Marjie Ellen Musgrave


Marjie Ellen Musgrave

Death 24 Jun 1948 (aged 13)
Forest, Hardin County, Ohio, USA
Burial Forest, Hardin County, Ohio, USA
Memorial ID 138864784 View Source
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Train-Car Crash Kills 2 Sisters

Father of Girls Said Near Death

FOREST, June 25 - Two members of a Hancock-co family were dead today and a third was near death in a Kenton hospital as the result of a train-auto crash here yesterday.

Madeline Muriel Musgrave, 16, and her sister, Marjie Ellen Musgrave, 13, were killed instantly in the crash.

The father, Harvey Musgrave, suffered a severe concussion of the brain. His condition was reported as critical late this morning by the attaches of San Antonio hospital, Kenton.

Mrs. Musgrave and a son, Lowell, 7, also were in the car but escaped injury.

The family automobile, driven by the father, was hit at the Zimmerman-st crossing in Forest at 2:28 p.m. yesterday by a New York Central passenger train.

Hardin-co Coroner John A. Mooney, Kenton, returned a verdict of accidental death.

Besides their parents, the sisters are survived by the following brothers and sisters, Lawrence E., Petersburg, Mich.; Lyston D., Arlington; Lloyd G., Findlay and Lowell, at home; Mrs. Marguerite Getz, Dunkirk; Mrs. Marcella Johnson, Waynesfield; Mrs. Leeth, Forest, and Mrs. Maxine Price, Toledo.

The girls were members of the Union Chapel church, west of Forest, where a double funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday. The Rev. J. J. Anglemeyer will officiate with burial in the Hueston cemetery. The bodies will remain in the Shields funeral home, Forest, until time for services.

(published in The Lima News, Friday, June 25, 1948, page 4)


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