Justine Villard Allec

Death 28 May 1915 (aged 29–30)
Idaho, USA
Burial Soda Springs, Caribou County, Idaho, USA
Plot 3/4
Memorial ID 26585611 · View Source
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Information below taken from personal journal of Charlotte Gunnell:
JUSTINE ALLEC died May 28, 1915 at the Blackfoot River at the ranch of Frank Espitoflier. Funeral May 30 1915, body was interred in Fairview Cemetery (Suicide)
Soda Springs Sun; Soda Springs, Idaho.
June 3, 1915; Page One.

Word reached town Friday afternoon that a woman named Justine Allec, who had been employed as cook at the ranch of Frank Espitoflier, had committed suicide. The coroner was at once notified. An examination proved that deceased had taken a dose of strychnine with suicidal intent. It is thought the cause for the rash act was despondency over news of the death of her two brothers, who were killed in battle recently. They were members of a French regiment.

The funeral was held Sunday from the undertaking rooms of E.D. Whitman, of Soda Springs, and the body was interred in Fairview cemetery.


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  • Created by: Lisa Olorenshaw
  • Added: 3 May 2008
  • Find a Grave Memorial 26585611
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Justine Villard Allec (1885–28 May 1915), Find a Grave Memorial no. 26585611, citing Fairview Cemetery, Soda Springs, Caribou County, Idaho, USA ; Maintained by Lisa Olorenshaw (contributor 46990396) .