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1911 DEATH - Wilson Dorr

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1911 DEATH - Wilson Dorr

Posted: 21 Nov 2011 9:50AM GMT
Classification: Death
Surnames: Dorr, Stewart, Shepard
WILSON DORR DROWNED.

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Two Companions Perish Also in
Little River Kansas.

Letters and papers received in the city last week of the untimely death of Wilson Dorr of Wichita, Kansas. He and three companions were out duck hunting in Little river when the boat was accidentally capsized and all plunged into very deep water and 75 ft. wide at that point.

One of the boys swam ashore secured a boat and returned to the middle of the stream where the boat went down but ere he reached the spot his companions had all gone down for the last time and were no where to be seen. Wilson Dorr was a son of Richard N. Dorr and Grandson of Richard B. Dorr who was for many years a resident of this city, and who was a brother of R. F. Dorr the embalmer and undertaker of this city. His grandmother was Miss Sallie Stewart a sister of Mrs. Kit Shepard of Tolu.

Crittenden Record-Press. (Marion, Ky.) 1909-191?, November 30, 1911, Edition 1, Image 1 - Chronicling America - The Library of Congress.
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