George L Durr

George L Durr

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Death 20 Jan 1893 (aged 18)
Burial Steelton, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 75461569 · View Source
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RAILROAD CROSSING FATALITY
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Yesterday afternoon, about three o'clock as George Derr, son of John Derr, the blacksmith, was crossing the tracks of the Pennsylvania Railroad at Mumma's crossing in the upper end or "Mummatown," he was struck by the engine of the second section of the Columbian express and instantly killed. A companion managed to get out of the way. Young Derr was aged about nineteen years and was at work around some houses which are being put up in the vicinity. He was attending to work, which made it necessary to cross the track, when he was killed. The body was picked up and taken to the dead house of the Pennsylvania Railroad at Harrisburg where an inquest was held. [Patriot News - January 21, 1893] Courtesy Brenda & Pete


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Robert Viguers
  • Added: 25 Aug 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 75461569
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for George L Durr (12 Mar 1874–20 Jan 1893), Find A Grave Memorial no. 75461569, citing Baldwin Cemetery, Steelton, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .