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Coronor's Hearings
1874 - 1883

DATE: May 4 1883
PAGE: 24
NAME OF DECEASED: Solomon Baines
PHYSICAL DESRCIPTION: Male; 6 ft; light complexion; blue eyes; grey hair
CORONER: G.W. Thompson
INQUEST HELD AT: White Hall, Greene Co., Illinois
NAMES OF JURY: E.J. Pierce' J.W. Redmin; W.S. Gilmoure; J.D. Vedder; S.D. Chapin
WITNESSES: Daniel Scaver of Beardstown, IL, Fireman {for train); George Herstein of Beardstown IL, Engineer; Thomas Pattey of Beardstown, Fireman; Charles Smith of White Hall, Foreman; James Dodson of White Hall, farmer; Johm Baines of Wrightsville, farmer
VERDICT: Came to his death by being struck by an engine on the Chicago and Burlingotn and Quincy Railroad near Apple Creek in the County of Greene, State of Illinois on the afternoon of Friday May 4 1883 and we further find that no blame attaches to the said Railroad Company or to and employees or employees of the said Company in connection with the said accident.
REMARKS: the body taken by friends
Coroners fee: $11.;
Jury fee: $6;
Constable Vedder: $1;
Clerk fees: $1.:
Misc. expense: $2.75

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