Information for Bertha Camp
about 1872 - 5 January 1939
From The Caldwell News Tribune
7 January 1939
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo
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Victim Of Train
Accident Will Be
(Special) - Funeral services for Mrs. Bertha Camp, 67, will
known Nyssa resident, who was instantly killed Thursday
evening about 5:30 o'clock on the Union Pacific crossing near
Nyssa, will be held Sunday afternoon at 2;30 at the Seventh
Day Adventist church in Parma. Interment will be in the
Mrs. Camp who made her
home with her sister, Mrs. F. L. Brown on Bridge island near
Nyssa, was returning home after spending the afternoon in
Nyssa where she was employed taking orders for stockings and
women's wearing apparel.
In order to
reach her home Mrs. Camp had to cross a trestle on the Union
Pacific track, leading from Nyssa to the island. The
Portland Rose due at that time, came across the trestle,
leaving her with no means of escape. The body thrown a
distance from the tracks was badly mangled.
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