Kansas Accidents

Kansas pioneers faced many unique accidents as well as those common to all areas of the country.  These are a few of the stories of our residents whose accidents were recorded in the newspapers of the day.

 

Exploding Firecracker

LEAVENWORTH.  Accident. Nellie Hungerford, daughter of Mr. Seth Hungerford, picked up what she supposed to be an extinguished firecracker, on ...
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Fell From Hay Wagon

CHARLES SIMMONS, who was recently killed in Shawnee County, by falling from a load of hay, was an Englishman, twenty ...
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Martin Cheney Found Dead

Found Dead on His Claim Guthrie, I.T., Dec. 14 - Dr. Martin Cheney, formerly of Kingman, Kan., was found dead ...
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Ed Parks Killed

Lizzie Williams, an eighteen-year-old negro girl whose home is at Kansas City, shot and killed Ed Parks, a negro lad ...
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Dr. Corey Met His Reward

Dr. A. O. Corey, a Fort Scott dentist, was recently charged by his 17-year-old step-daughter with attempting a criminal assault ...
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William Modest Killed When Horse Falls

Boy Killed William. the 15-year-old son of J. S. Modest, of Cherryvale, was recently racing with another boy when his ...
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Horses Wreck A Train

KANSAS CITY, KS - A Missouri Pacific passenger tain, north-bound, leaving here at 9:15 o'clock Sunday night, was wrecked at ...
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D. C. Sheridan Killed

Fell Under The Wheels NEWTON - D.C. Sheridan, a young man about 18 years of age, was run over by ...
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Lusitania Sunk

The Lusitania, a British merchant steamer, going from New York to Liverpool, was torpedoed and sunk by a German submarine ...
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Cadet Ray Rowe Victim of Army Plane Crash

Cadet Ray Rowe and Pal Killed Newton Youth Is Victim of Army Plane Crash Near Kelly Field Son of S ...
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