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Fred R W Gilmer

Death 13 Dec 1879
Bingham Canyon, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Burial Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Plot E_18_9
Memorial ID 152679 · View Source
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Salt Lake Daily Tribune
Sunday, December 14, 1879
page one

A Miner Killed by an Explosion at Bingham

A sad accident occurred here today (Dec. 13) in which Fred W. Gilmer lost his life. He was struck in the back of the head with a piece of rock from a blast in the Stewart, No. 1, at 10 o'clock this morning, from the effects of which he died at 2 o'clock this afternoon. The body will be taken to Salt Lake on the evening train tomorrow for burial. The accident has cast a gloom over this camp, as the deceased was beloved by all who knew him.




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  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 152679
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Fred R W Gilmer (unknown–13 Dec 1879), Find A Grave Memorial no. 152679, citing Mount Olivet Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Utah State Historical Society (contributor 4) .