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 Alex R Coryell

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Alex R Coryell

  • Birth 31 Dec 1831 Allenville, Berrien County, Georgia, USA
  • Death 25 Jun 1891 Virginia City, Storey County, Nevada, USA
  • Burial Virginia City, Storey County, Nevada, USA
  • Plot Vol. Fire Dept. Section
  • Memorial ID 7416482

Alex R. Coryell, 59, a Virginia City police officer who had a heart attack after fighting with a drunken miner in 1891.

Coryell, 59, died after he arrested and fought with a miner who "had made himself obnoxious in several downtown saloons," the Evening Chronicle of Virginia City reported June 25, 1891. Coryell was "an openhearted, honest and upright citizen and as brave as they make them," the paper said.


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  • Created by: Anthony Wilde
  • Added: 5 May 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7416482
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Alex R Coryell (31 Dec 1831–25 Jun 1891), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7416482, citing Silver Terrace Cemeteries, Virginia City, Storey County, Nevada, USA ; Maintained by Anthony Wilde (contributor 46534326) .