Contributed by Susan
Description: Hurt in Quarry AccidentDate: September 2 1903
Newspaper published in: Frederick, Maryland
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.