Anna K. Noell

Anna K. Noell

Birth
Kansas, USA
Death 3 Dec 1918 (aged 30)
Kay County, Oklahoma, USA
Burial Newkirk, Kay County, Oklahoma, USA
Memorial ID 46063898 · View Source
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Arkansas City Daily Traveler
Arkansas City, KS
Wednesday, December 4, 1918
Page 4, Column 5

Woman Dies of Burns

Newkirk, Okla., Dec. 4—Mrs. W. F. Noell of near Newkirk, died yesterday following severe burns which she received when she was trying to build a fire with coal oil. Her husband was also burned in trying to help his parents and he was burned, but is not thought to be in a dangerous condition. Mrs. Noell started to build a fire Monday night. She thought she had a can of coal oil, but by mistake had a can of gasoline, which exploded and set her clothing on fire.
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Arkansas City Daily Traveler
Arkansas City, KS
Thursday, December 5, 1918
Page 6, Column 5

MAPLE CITY NEWS

Just as we mail this word was received here from Newkirk by Mrs. Ella Carr, that her sister-in-law, Mrs. Will Noel was burned to death, also that her brother, Mr. Noel, was severely burned. No particulars were received as to how the fatal accident occurred. Mrs. Carr will go at once to her brother’s home.
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The Wichita Daily Eagle
Wichita, KS
Friday Morning, December 6, 1918
Page 2, Column 4

COAL OIL ON A FIRE FATAL TO NEWKIRK WOMAN

Freed From Danger, She Is Caught On Fire Again In Saving Husband

Newkirk, Okla., Dec 5.—As a result of attempting to start a fire in the cook stove by pouring kerosene on the smouldering kindling, Mrs. Will Noel who lives nine miles southeast of Newkirk was burned to death last night.

Hearing the sound of the explosion, Mr. Noel rushed to the rescue of his wife, and succeeded in extinguishing the fire from her garments. In doing so, however, Mr. Noel’s clothing caught fire. Mrs. Noel in attempting to save her husband again caught fire, and was so seriously burned that she died at 2 o’clock this morning. Mr. Noel, it is said, will recover.


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  • Created by: Judy Mayfield
  • Added: 28 Dec 2009
  • Find a Grave Memorial 46063898
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Anna K. Noell (29 Mar 1888–3 Dec 1918), Find a Grave Memorial no. 46063898, citing Newkirk Cemetery, Newkirk, Kay County, Oklahoma, USA ; Maintained by Judy Mayfield (contributor 46636512) .