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Gurley Herald
Gurley Herald
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Description: Roberts Family Killed by Train

Date: June 10 1897

Newspaper published in: Gurley, AL

Source: Madison Co. Library, Huntsville, AL

Page/Column: Page 1, Column 2

CRIMES AND CASUALTIES
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ON the 1st James Roberts, wife and three children were killed by an Illinois Central passenger train at Alma, Ill. They were in a wagon, and attempted to cross the track, when the wagon was struck by the locomotive and all the occupants were instantly killed.

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