Marion Mays

Birth
Iowa, USA
Death 27 Jul 1899 (aged 44)
Nichols, Greene County, Missouri, USA
Burial Springfield, Greene County, Missouri, USA
Memorial ID 158409188 · View Source
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Marion and a friend were traveling together and the friend murdered and robbed him and left him in a tomato field where he was found the next day.He was not identified for several days.

He was buried at the poor farm and his brothers came and identified him. I do not know if he was removed from this cemetery ,but reports said they buried him here because his body was decomposed and needed immediate burial. He and his brother Newton were twins.


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  • Created by: DeBo
  • Added: 20 Feb 2016
  • Find a Grave Memorial 158409188
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Marion Mays (Mar 1855–27 Jul 1899), Find a Grave Memorial no. 158409188, citing Alms House Cemetery, Springfield, Greene County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by DeBo (contributor 46943360) .