Coronor's Hearings
1884 - 1919



DATE: December 4th, 1887
PAGE: 15

NAME OF DECEASED: John Davidson
PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: Male; 6 ft; light complexion; blue eyes; light hair
CORONER: (none listed…George Thompson Coroner in this time frame)
INQUEST HELD AT: the residence in Linder Township
NAMES OF JURY: E.D. Johnson; M. Carmody; Thomas Haynes/Hynes; George Mitchell; Thomas Wallis; P.J. Morehouse
WITNESSES: G.H. Cain of Greene County, laborer; Francis M. Wade , near county house.
VERDICT: We the jury sworn on oath do find that the deceased came to his death from three pistol wounds inflicted by one William Montgomery with malicious intent.
PERSONAL EFFECTS: none
REMARKS: County furnished coffin. Buried by friends at Carrollton, Greene Co., IL
Age 42 years old
Coroner fee: $11; Jury fee: $6;


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