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From: "Maggie Stewart" <>
Subject: Fw: Obit, VENDRICK, 1909, Springfield
Date: Tue, 5 Oct 1999 14:36:28 -0400


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From: Shirley Venrick <>
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Sent: Sunday, October 03, 1999 7:15 PM


Submitted by Shirley Venrick at


KILLED IN A RUNAWAY


Surname: VENDRICK

Benjamin F. Vendrick is Thrown From Wagon and Dies a Few Hours
Later.

Benjamin F. Vendrick, 64 years old, was thrown from a wagon yesterday
afternoon,
when his horse became frightened and as a result of injuries sustained he
died last
evening at 10:40 p.m.
The accident which caused Mr Vendrick's death happened about 3 p.m.
yesterday.
Mr Vendrick was driving a wagon belonging to Frank Curry, for the
International
Harvester, when suddenly the horse became frightened and balked. The gade
driver was thrown from the seat and the vehicle passed over his body.
Dr. Morrow and Dr. Whitacre did all in their power for the injured man,
but last
evening he died from the injuries.
He is survived by a widow and three children, J.W. Vendrick of this city,
D.R.
Vendrick of Zanesville and Mrs. Dora M. Hamilton of Zanesville. The funeral
will
be held Thrusday morning from the residence on Lagonda Avenue and the body
will be taken to Zanesville, Mr Vendrick's former home for burial.

{Springfiled, News page 3 --- 16 June 1909}

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