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Death of Samuel R. Long ~ Beverly, Missouri
Posted by: Deborah Brownfield - Stanley (ID *****1616) Date: March 04, 2005 at 12:15:14
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The Chariton Leader, Chariton, Iowa
Thursday, July 16, 1908

SAMUEL R. LONG was born near Russell, on May 17, 1879 and died July 13, 1908 near Beverly, Mo., aged 29 years, 1 month and 26 days.

He was united in marriage to BERNICE EMMA COLE January 2, 1902, at Russell, Iowa. To this union were born three children, HOWARD, aged 6, HARRY, aged 4 years, and BERYL aged 2 years. He has been in the employ of the C.B. & Q.
Railroad for the last four years as fireman and had been promoted to engineer last September, which position he held when he lost his life.

He leaves to mourn their loss, besides the wife and three children, a father
and mother, three sisters and one brother, all of whom were present at the
funeral except one brother, JOHN, of Buffalo, Wyoming, and one sister,
LIZZIE, of Sheridan, Wyoming.

Funeral services were conducted Wednesday afternoon from the Methodist
Church at 2 o'clock by Rev. J.L. Johnson. Interment in the Russell Cemetery

Copied by Nancee(McMurtrey)Seifert
March 3, 2005

** I was unable to find any articles stating how he died. Does anyone have the rest of the story..?

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