JEFFERSON COUNTY IL 
OBITUARIES
Ray Marlow

Ray Marlow, 8, was shot and instantly killed by his 14-year-old brother, 
Cleve, while the boys were engaged in target practice, near Mt. Vernon. Cleve 
was shooting at a mark and just as he pulled the trigger Ray stepped in range 
of the gun, which was discharged, the boy receiving the charge in his throat. 
A 4-year-old son of Rollie Wells was also injured by a stray shot of the 
discharge.



Source: Cook County Herald, Arlington Heights IL
USGenWeb Archives 
Date: Apr 19, 1907
Submitted by Deb Haines
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