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Death OR 1865- Thomas POSSONS, NY & Christian HULTZ, Hamburg, DEU, both aged 32
Posted by: Vern Dander (ID *****8132) Date: March 17, 2008 at 18:25:57
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Am not related. May be of interest to someone who is. I have no further info but additional old newspaper extracts may be found at RL:

Vern D
Transcribed by Dee Sardoc
Stockton Daily Independent
Stockton, San Joaquin Co., CA
>>MONDAY, 20 MAR 1865<<

FATAL MINING ACCIDENT - On Tuesday, March 7th, 2 caves occurred in mining claims on Jackson creek, near Jacksonville, Oregon, the 1st resulting in the death of Thomas POSSONS, a native of the State of New York, aged 32 years; the 2nd resulting in the death of Christian HULTZ, born in Hamburg, Germany, aged 32 years.

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