On Saturday last a fatal accident occurred near Roberts, which bereft a large family of its means of support and threw them on the charity of a cold world. Robert Knilands was assisting the Parker brothers, who reside on the Prince Toby farm, in the erection of a hay derrick, when a stake pulled up and the derrick in falling struck him on the head, fracturing his skull and producing almost immediate death. He leaves a widow and five children in destitute circumstances. The good people of Roberts raised $100 for their relief, and extended to them all the aid in their power. A year ago last winter Mr. K. met with an accident while crossing the I. C. railroad which resulted in a dislocated hip and shoulder for himself, and the loss of one horse and his wagon. The winter before he lost a bright and promising son, who was accidentally shot while hunting.
--Paxton Record. 24 July 1884.
Labels: Knilands Robert
|Died -- Mrs. Amelia Moore, on the 18th, inst., at the residence of John Moore in Lyman township, in her sixty third year.|
--Paxton Record. 29 April 1875.
From Carolyn Wilson on Find A Grave:
Armelia "Milley" Rhoades Moore
Birth: 22 Apr. 1812 Ohio
Death 19 Apr. 1875 Illinois
Plot: Section A, Plot 166
No photo available on FAG.
Labels: Moore Amelia
--Paxton Record. 29 October 1885
Labels: Una Edith McNeil
--Paxton Record. 25 June 1885.
Labels: King Bessie
Died, Thursday, Aug. 31, Mrs. John McNeish, aged 24 years and 6 months. During the six week's illness, Mrs. McNeish suffered constant pain but bore her affliction with Christian fortitude. She leaves a husband and three children to mourn her loss. The bereaved have the sympathy of the entire community.
--Paxton Record. 7 September 1882.
Labels: McNeish Mary