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29 Jan 1873 Child of Dr. B.F. Roberts. About 8 months old. Child in high chair. Mother left room and high chair tipped over onto hot stove. Died of burns. Mr. Denzler of Bevier died 23 Jan 1873. Kicked in stomach by horse, Thur 14 Jan 1873 02 Apr 1873 Obituary. Hon. H.P. McCall died at Jefferson City. Past Sheriff. Repre- sentative of Macon County to the State Legislature. Burial at Oakwood Cemetery Sunday p.m. (30 May 1873. (Full story in Obituary). 09 Jul 1873 The knife. A Mr. Quid Robert was killed by a Mr. Smoot at Mercyville on Thursday last. 16 Jul 1873 A.B. Smoot, charged with the killing of S. Roberts had a hearing before Esq. Ames and was discharged. Heirs wanted --- In 1868, a man named H.E. Hughes, who was supposed to have relatives in Macon County was murdered at Junction City, Kansas. Any of his relatives calling this office will receive information that may be of great value to them. S.G. Brock 30 Jul 1873 Annie May, infant daughter of J.O. and C.E. Jewett departed this life Tuesday last, aged 18 months. 06 Aug 1873 Killed by lightning - One M.T. Baldwin, formerly a resident of this city and who for several years has resided in Niles, Trumbul Co., Ohio was killed by lightning July 28, 1873. At the residence of Dr. R.H. Sloan in LaPorte. Alma A., infant daughter of O.F. and N.C. Farewell died Friday evening 1 Aug 1873. Age 11 months And 21 days NEWSPAPER PUBLISHED ON THRUSDAY FROM HERE ON. 21 Aug 1873 Died Friday August 15, 1873 at Macon, Mo. of inflammation of the bowel, Johnnie, infant son of Geo. W. and Annie E. Reed, age 9 months. Died Friday August 15, 1873 Frank R. Piero, infant son of Dr. Frank and Hattie Piero, age 18 months. 28 Aug 1873 Hon. John F. Benjamin was shot on Monday last by one James Hanley who was in his employ as a gardener. This was done by Hanley whole drunk and in a quarrelsome mood. The ball entered the left side inflicting a severe but not fatal wound. He is getting along pretty well. Surgeons have not taken out the ball but have found it's location. 04 Sep 1873 One Dundon, an excellent young man who was an aid to Sheriff Law and was shot by the Fulton mob has died. This is the third victim, two of them innocent and were murdered for discharging their duty. 09 Oct 1873 Mable, infant daughter of Dr. and Mrs. E.P. Bartlett departed this life Oct. 6th, aged 1 year and 4 months. Parents from Ohio visiting relatives in Macon (short story follows announcement). Died on the 9th inst. at 5 A.M., Willie, only son of Jno W. and Emma Patton. 23 Oct 1873 At Macon, Mo. Saturday morning October 11th, Harry E. Tomlinson, infant son of W.E. and Mary Tomlinson. 13 Nov 1873 November 7th, Eliza, youngest daughter of Mary and August Maffry, aged 18 months. November 10th, Louis Matilda, aged 7 years. The parents have been called upon to mourn the loss of two of their children within 4 days. 20 Nov 1873 Obituary. Benjamin N. Tracy departed this life on the 18th inst., aged 67 years. 27 Nov 1873 Thursday morning November 20th, Dyal T., only child of Charles H. and Debbie C. Benedict.
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