Johnie Elmer Morlan

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Johnie Elmer Morlan

  • Birth 24 Feb 1889 Appanoose County, Iowa, USA
  • Death 30 Oct 1903 Iowa, USA
  • Burial Promise City, Wayne County, Iowa, USA
  • Plot Row 06 Plot 16
  • Memorial ID 90771665

Fatal Accident (Iowegian 3 Nov 1903) A most deplorable accident occurred in INdependence township Friday at the home of W.E.L. Morlan, by which is 14 year old son, Elmer, lost his life. The boy was coming from the field with a load of corn, when the wagon tngue dropped down, frightening the horses; as they started to run, Elmer was thrown violently to the ground. It is thought his neck was broken by the fall. He lived less than an hour after the accident. Funeral services were held at the home Sunday, November 1, conducted by Rev. Jones of Hedin. A long procession followed the body to its last resting place in the Jones Cemetery. Elmer was of a lovable disposition and his untimely death cast a gloom over the entire community. The bereaved parents and sisters have the heartfelt sympathy of all in their great sorrow.


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  • Created by: MidwestAncestree
  • Added: 26 May 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 90771665
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Johnie Elmer Morlan (24 Feb 1889–30 Oct 1903), Find A Grave Memorial no. 90771665, citing Jones Cemetery, Promise City, Wayne County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by MidwestAncestree (contributor 47010411) .