Tag Archives: accidents

Dorothy Hartley injured

15 September 2017

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Washington Herald, 9 October 1922, p. 2.

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Alice Marche struck by automobile

15 January 2015

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Washington Evening Star, 13 December 1926, p. 4.

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Catherine Foote struck by streetcar

15 January 2015

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Washington Evening Star, 8 March 1926, p. 3.

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Emily Chappelear: death

13 September 2014

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Washington Evening Star, 13 December 1940, p. 24.

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Joseph Colliflower: accidentally killed

6 May 2014

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Washington Evening Star, 24 June 1909, p. 22.

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Marion Thomasson: injured

30 April 2014

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Washington Evening Star, 20 February 1908, p. 20.

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John Kershaw: falls from street car

29 April 2014

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“Local Mention.” Washington Evening Star, 20 May 1907, p. 16.

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Harry Roth: falls from cable car

19 April 2014

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Washington Evening Star, 25 July 1893, p. 8.

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Samuel Luckett: injuries

27 December 2013

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Washington Sunday Star, 16 May 1909, p. 3.

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Cora Dudhart: shoots herself in foot

19 December 2013

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Washington Post, 27 March 1913, p. 3.

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George Dorsey: auto accident

18 December 2013

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Washington Sunday Star, 23 May 1920, p. 2.

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William D. McFarland: death

17 December 2013

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Baltimore Sun, 23 July 1909, p. 5.

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Julie Allen injured

17 December 2013

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“Many Injured as Ice Covers City Streets.” Washington Post, 13 December 1929, p. 1.

“For the second time this fall Washington traffic was impaired yesterday and last night by ice-coated streets and sidewalks, as pedestrians and motorists alike suffered casualties. . . .

“Four persons who fell on ice covered steps or sidewalks near their homes were given treatment at Casualty Hospital yesterday afternoon and last night.

“Mrs. Julie Allen, 19 years old, of 517 A street southeast, suffered lacerations on the scalp.”


[Possibly Julia A. Allen in SS Death Index: last residence, D.C. Born 26 November 1909; died 26 November 1994.]

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John McCarthy: death

16 December 2013

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Washington Post, 24 November 1916, p. 9.

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Samuel Luckett: injuries

16 December 2013

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Washington Sunday Star, 16 May 1909, p. 3.

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Mary Titus Ordway: dies in accident

15 December 2013

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Washington Post, 14 October 1923, p. 1.

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Washington Post, 16 October 1923, p. 2.

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Joe Gannon accidentally shot

11 December 2013

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Washington Post, 22 August 1935, p. 12.

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Mary Brady injured

10 December 2013

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Washington Post, 13 October 1925.

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Samuel Rosenbaum: injured

10 December 2013

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“Police News Notes.” Washington Post, 30 December 1913, p. 9.

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Catherine McGarvey: recovering from accident

9 December 2013

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“Two Brides of Curley Club Feted by Fellow Members.” Washington Post, 29 July 1931, p. A1.

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Carl Carlson: automobile accident

9 December 2013

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Washington Post, 10 April 1939, p. 13.

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Robert Simpson: fall from cable car

9 December 2013

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Washington Post, 2 February 1896, p. 2.

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William Morton: death

3 December 2013

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Washington Post, 23 April 1917, p. 10.

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CROWDS AT SCENE
OF AUTO TRAGEDY
Inquest Into the Death
of W. A. Morton and
Miss Handy Today.

Thousands of persons yesterday visited the grade crossing at Hyattsville, Md., where Miss Anna Handy, of Hyattsville, and William A. Morton, of Beltsville, met death Saturday night when the automobile in which they were driving was struck by a Baltimore and Ohio express train. Sheriff Garrison kept the crowd in order. The inquest will be held this afternoon at 3 o’clock.

Miss Handy, who was the oldest of a family of ten children, was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Handy. The girl was exceedingly popular. Morton had been a leader in community life since moving to Beltsville a year ago. He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. William A. Morton, 300 A street southeast. He is survived by two sisters, Miss Lucy Morton, of this city, and Mrs. George Judd, of Boston, and a brother, John Morton.

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