Discover your family's story.

Enter a grandparent's name to get started.

Start Now
The Daily News
The Daily News
Contributed by Susan

Description: Hurt in Quarry Accident

Date: September 2 1903

Newspaper published in: Frederick, Maryland

Page/Column: 4/2

Hurt in Quarry Accident

[Transcriberís Note: Despite the severity of the accident, Benjamin survived. After the accident, Benjamin and his wife, Sarah, relocated to York County, Pennsylvania, where he worked at odd jobs. He and Sarah went on to have two more children.]

Benjamin LINTON, aged about 48 years, was brought to this city on Saturday from Stephens City, Va., very badly injured. Mr. LINTON, who was employed at the Grove Lime Works at Stephens City, was working in the quarries and was struck by a large rock which fell from above him. A bone was fractured in one of Mr. LINTONís legs and he was badly injured about the head and body. He is married and has six children.

Submitted: 06/21/09

Tags: (Please limit tags to surnames found within the article above)

Views: 47 views. Averaging 0 views per day.
In the most recent 30 day period, there've been 0 views.

Items (articles, comments, etc.) placed on the Newspaper Abstracts website and associated mail lists remain the property of the contributor. By submitting any item to this site, the contributor has granted permission to the Newspaper Abstracts website and associated mail lists to permanently display and archive the item(s) online for free access to the site visitor.