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Death of Joseph McAVOY in CA in 1862
Posted by: Vern Dander (ID *****8132) Date: May 07, 2007 at 09:06:41
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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 Independent
Stockton, San Joaquin Co., CA
>>FRIDAY, 1 AUG 1862<<

-The tunnel of the Maine Mining Company at this place caved in today burying 2 men, named Joseph McAVOY and Charles McFEE. The former was instantly killed. After 4 hours digging McFEE was taken out with both legs broken. James GARRETT was working in the tunnel also, but escaped unhurt. The body of McAVOY has not yet bee recovered.

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