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Sulpher Springs Train Disaster - St, Francois County Residents
Posted by: John Abney (ID *****1558) Date: October 16, 2011 at 07:32:57
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My name is John Abney and I am working on a multi-media presentation concerning the train accident that occurred at Sulphur Springs (Jefferson County), MO on 5 Aug 1922. It was Missouri's worst train disaster with some 34 deaths and 150 plus injured.

Thirteen of the individuals involved were from St. Fancois County and I am looking for 1920s era photos of these individuals and / or stories of their involvement with this disaster. Any help would be appreciated and my email address is:

The 13 individuals are:

Devine, Peter; Bismarck, MO; Injured
Anderson, Charles; Bonne Terre, MO; Injured
LaPorte, Mary; Bonne Terre, MO;       Injured       

Bryan, Bobbie; Desloge, MO; Injured
Bryan, C. S., Jr.; Desloge, MO;       Injured       

Bryan, Mary S.;       Desloge, MO; Injured       

Bryan, Mrs. C. S.; Desloge, MO;       Injured       

Degonia, Melvin; Desloge, MO; 5; killed; Son of Thomas Degonia & Mattie Raymo

Degonia, Ralph;       Desloge, MO; 6; killed;       Son of Thomas Degonia & Mattie Raymo

Degonia, Robert; Desloge, MO; 3 months;       killed;       Son of Thomas Degonia & Mattie Raymo

Martin, R. C.; Farmington, MO; Injured;
Moore, Mrs. John; Farmington, MO; Injured
Agnew, Mary; Flat River, MO; Injured       

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