The official count was 50 dead, although there was question that more were found but the coroner's office called the case closed. With identification of body parts being impossible a mass funeral was planned. August 1918 more than a month after the fire; 15 caskets were laid to rest in a circular mass grave in the Morningside Cemetery, now a part of the Oakwood Cemetery. A monument put up by the Semet-Solvay Co. marks the graves and lists all the names of the 50 men who died at the explosion of
The Rock. http://home.twcny.rr.com/splitrock/nextday.html
www.fultonhistory.com has some on this explosion. free, but contributions accepted as he does this on his own.
u indicated that u thought john moran killed in this explosion
1910 census shows a wm and josephine moran, son john
William Moran 45
Josephine Moran 35
John W Moran 5 mos. making him to young for this. is this the correct family? need more details. e.g what was is your grandmothers name?
there is an elizabeth moran widow, in 1910 but her kids are morans so doesnt fit the marrying in 1909 part
Mary M Nocar 50 sister to elizabeth
Edward J Nocar 54
Elizabeth Moran 46
Arline M Moran 17
Marian C Moran 15
Genevieve L Moran 14
were they in onondaga county in 1910?
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