Friday, January 18, 2013

On This Day - Jan 18th

On This Day...



1742 - Birth: William Lucas, Virginia, United States
1788 - Birth: Benjamin Holtzclaw, Fauquier County, Virginia
1814 - Marriage: George Roberson and Frances Westfall, Harrison County, Indiana
1817 - Death: Ruth Root, Sheffield, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States
1829 - Marriage: John Winter James and Margaret Amarintha Desdemonia Graves, Liberty, Amite County, Mississippi
1832 - Birth: Hannah S. Myers, Perry County, Indiana
1860 - Birth: Nicolaus Pflueger, Wallenborn, Eifel, Germany
1863 - Death: Charles Elsworth Landiss,
1873 - Death: Catherine Conrad, Grantsburg, Crawford, Indiana, United States
1905 - Birth: Desdemona Bell Herbst, South Haven, Minnesota
1916 - Birth: Earl Edwin Dillman, Crawford County, Indiana
1932 - Birth: Baby Boy Omdahl,
1932 - Death: Baby Boy Omdahl, 
1945 - Death: Alberta Florence Thurston, San Francisco, California
1980 - Death: Maude Dark,
1985 - Death: Bessie B. McMurry, Winnfield, Winn Parish, Louisiana
  
Note the 1932 entries.  This was all too frequent before modern medicine.   



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