Coronor's Hearings
1884 - 1919



DATE: August 24th 1901
PAGE: 73
NAME OF DECEASED: John Marlin
PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: male; 5 ft 8 in; dark complexion, dark eyes; dark hair
CORONER: J.A. Cravens
INQUEST HELD AT: Grand Pass near Pearl, Illinois
NAMES OF JURY: W.V. Rhodes; Jeff Allen; John Herrman; W. Gerire; John McClinnens
WITNESSES: Henry Silkwood of Pearl Illinois, laborer; John Herrman of Pearl, laborer
VERDICT: We the witnesses and jury sworn to inquire to the death of John Marlin find he came to his death by accidentally drowning
PERSONAL EFFECTS: none
REMARKS: Body was in a bad state of decomposition. No marks of violence could be ascertained. From the evidence given, it went to show that it was a case of accidental drowning. We property or near relative and had been buried at the expense of the county.


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