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 Margaret <I>Hynes</I> Bigelow

Margaret Hynes Bigelow

Birth
Pennsylvania, USA
Death 23 Mar 1913 (aged 46)
Burial Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska, USA
Plot Section G, Lot 8
Memorial ID 62933106 · View Source
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TORNADO KILLS 60, INJURES 152, IN OMAHA

(The above is the front page headline concerning a tornado that traveled though Omaha on Easter Sunday morning. The tornado’s path was several miles long and two to five city blocks wide. Below is a transcription of one many articles on the front page.)

BODIES OF TWO WOMEN TAKEN FROM RUINS OF PATRICK HYNES’ HOME

The bodies of Mrs. Anson H. Bigelow and Mrs. Rose Fitzgerald, the daughter of the late Dr. E. H. Fitzgerald, were taken from the ruins of the home of Patrick Hynes, their father, near the corner of Twentieth and Niama, about 9 o’clock. Mr. Hynes and his / daughter Geneviene, together with Anson H. Bigelow and his daughter, Lucile had been rescued from the ruins early in the evening and taken to the St. Joseph’s hospital.

(the remainder of the article does NOT concern Mrs. Biglow and Mrs. Fitzgerald)

source of article (verbatim transcription): Morning World-Herald (Omaha, Nebraska), March 24, 1913, page 1, columns 1 & 2

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SOME SCENES OF THE TORNADO’S FURY

(only one of three photos concerning the home of Patrick Hynes, where Mrs. Bigelow and Mrs. Fitzgerald died in the ruins):

(caption under photo): 2704 North Twentieth street boulevard, where Mrs. Fitzgerald and Mrs. Bigelow were killed.

source of article: Morning World-Herald (Omaha, Nebraska), March 25, 1913, page 2, column 1

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STORM VICTIM’S BODIES TO LAST RESTING PLACE
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Scores of Funerals Held Yesterday and Today Tax Facilities of Undertakers.
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Many Bodies Sent to Other Citied and Others Wait Relatives Word.
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(items of article NOT concerning Mrs. Bigelow and Mrs. Fitzgerald were NOT transcribed)

The double funeral of Mrs. Rose Hynes Fitzgerald, 2704 North Twentieth street, and Mrs. A. H. Bigelow, 2527 Cass street, was held yesterday from St. John’s church. Mrs. Biglow and Mrs. Fitzgerald are daughters of Patrick Hynes.

source of article (verbatim transcription): Morning World-Herald (Omaha, Nebraska), March 27, 1913, page 2, column 4


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  • Created by: Genie Nuts 1976
  • Added: 14 Dec 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 62933106
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Margaret Hynes Bigelow (21 Jul 1866–23 Mar 1913), Find A Grave Memorial no. 62933106, citing Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska, USA ; Maintained by Genie Nuts 1976 (contributor 47118364) .