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Death in Alpha, Eureka county, NV in 1857- A.J. HOLMES
Posted by: Vern Dander (ID *****8132) Date: November 07, 2007 at 10:01:24
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Am not related but may be of interest to someone who is. I have no further info, but additional newspaper extracts may be found at URL:

Vern D
Transcribed by Dee Sardoch
Stockton Daily Argus
Stockton, San Joaquin Co., CA
>>Wednesday, 11 Mar 1857<<

MINING ACCIDENTS -- On Thursday afternoon last, says the Sacramento ĎUnion,í Mr. A.J. HOLMES was killed instantly by a slide in Bellís claims, Alpha; he leaves a young wife, having been married about 5 months since in Grass Valley. On the same afternoon, at Messrs. Wells, Mead & Co.ís claim, at Frenchmanís Bar, where 4 men were killed 1 day last week, another man was killed by a slide in the bank.

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