Thomas Jordan

died 12 Nov 1899







  Thomas Jordan 

Drowned in Crab Creek.

Thomas Jordan, an ironworker, of Sharon, was drowned in Crab Creek, near Youngstown, early Sunday morning, presumably while intoxicated. The Vindicator says it is supposed that Jordan was walking along the Lake Shore railroad siding occupied by a draft of cars and lost his footing and fell into the creek bed below, a distance of 20 feet His jaw was fractured in several places and the side of his face badly lacerated. Jordan had been in Sharon, Saturday, and left for Youngstown in the afternoon. He displayed a roll of bills in the latter place amounting to $25. When found there was $1.85 in his pockets. The coroner is investigating the case.

Sharon Herald

17 Nov 1899




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