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Death of Charles YORT in CA in 1872
Posted by: Vern Dander (ID *****8132) Date: June 12, 2007 at 09:45:11
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Am not related but may be of interest to someone who
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Vern D
Transcribed by Dee Sardoch; <>
Stockton Daily Independent
Stockton, San Joaquin Co., CA
<Wednesday, 4 Dec 1872>

FATAL SHOOTING AFFRAY -- Mokelumne Hill, Dec. 3 A fatal shooting affray occurred at the Calaveras mine near here this morning, between Wm. MARTIN and Charles YORT, resulting in the death of the latter. About 20 buckshot
entered his breast and killed him instantly. The dispute arose about the mine. MARTIN has given himself up.

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