Gant Spencer – Skidmore Standard 1901-06-21

The following is an index entry from the Index to the Skidmore Standard, 1901.  Short entries are transcribed in the “Notes or transcript” field, while longer articles are summarized.  To obtain a copy of longer articles, contact your library’s Interlibrary Loan department or the State Historical Society of Missouri.

Last name, company name or subject:  Gant

First name:  Spencer

Middle name or initial:  

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Article title:  Killed by a Horse

Notes or transcript:  Article describing the death of Spencer Gant, age 15, who was trampled to death by a horse. Wm. M. Howden assisted in saddling the horse, and he and Arthur Brown attempted to rescue Spencer. The funeral was conducted by Rev. D. W. Conner at Mr. Howden’s residence, where the boy had been living. Spencer was buried in the Masonic Cemetery.

Newspaper:  Skidmore Standard

Date (YYYY-MM-DD):  1901-06-21

Volume:  7

Issue:  8

Page:  1

Column:  1