Coronor's Hearings
1884 - 1919



DATE: Oct. 31 1884
PAGE: 7
NAME OF DECEASED: A. Stone
PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: male; about 6 foot tall; fair domplexion; blue eyes; dark hair
CORONER: G.W. Thompson
INQUEST HELD AT: Roodhouse, IL
NAMES OF JURY: James L. Patterson; D. McIver; W.A. Curkenball(?); Thomas McEven; Eliash Yates; Thomas Jackson; Taylor Brown
WITNESSES: Sarah Wales of Roodhouse; Miss Belle Wales of Roodhouse; Mrs. A. Stone, wife of the deceased; Charles Stone of Roodhouse, railroading; Mrs Berilda Babb of Roodhouse; Wm. Strunk of Roodhouse, engineer; Will H. Worth of Roodhouse, foreman at the yard.
VERDICT: We the undersigned jury, sworn to inquire of the death of A. Stone on oath do find that he came to his death by a pistol shot over the right temple penatrating the brain the same being fired by his own hand with suicidal intent at Roodhouse on the morning the 31st of Oct. 1884.
PERSONAL EFFECTS: effects all delivered to wife by orders of his brothers. Body delivered to his father.
REMARKS: coroners fees $11.;
jury fees: $6;
Constable Jones: $1.:
Dr. Lightfoot & Dr. Clampit: $10.


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