Kansas Blizzard 1886

KANSAS CITY Jan. 8 – A snow storm vastly more severe than the recent blizzard is raging on the plains to the west.  No western trains arrived or departed last night.  Telegraphic communication with points west has been greatly interrupted, and many railroad...

Jacob Troup Starved To Death

Jacob Troup starved to death at Lima, Ohio and his remains were buried at public expense.  He had a son in Kansas worth $50,000, who refused to recognize or aid him.  The Goshen Weekly News, Goshen, Indiana.  January 15, 1886.  (c) Transcribed by Darren McMannis for...