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Coronor's Hearings
1884 - 1919

DATE: August 22, 1919
PAGE: 157
NAME OF DECEASED: male babe born to Flossie M. Pinkerton
PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: male; complexion, fair; eyes, blue; hair, brown
CORONER: Thomas Carmody
INQUEST HELD AT: Res. Of Jessie P. Pinkerton, Village of New Providence
NAMES OF JURY: Thos. Hynes; Francis Prindable; Henry Davidson; R.M. Davidson; Sylvesta(?) Carmody; Joe Beauchamp
WITNESSES: Jesse P Pinkerton, New Providence, labor; Ethel May Murray, St Louis, MO, housewife; Anna Eliz. Crum, New Providence, housewife
VERDICT: due to bruises on chest, causes unknown and exposure
REMARKS: Child was born to Flossie M. Pinkerton about 5 o'clock a.m. and placed under berry briars north of smokehouse, near the garden fence in yard and found by Jesse P. Pinkerton about 7 o'clock a.m. Chilled from exposure being naked and under briars for about 2 hours. Dr. Burus from Carrollton was in attendance about 9 o'clock a.m. and attended the mother and child and child died about 11 o'clock same day.

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