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Source: American Advocate - Maine
Dated: March 6, 1824
INTOXICATION:
    
A man named Armstrong, who lived in a small cabin and alone, on Scioto Brush Creek, Ohio, was lately burnt to death while in a state of intoxication,  He had lain down by the fire, in the course of the night, which had communicated to one of his hands, and entirely burnt off the flesh, burnt out his eyes, and so far burnt his skin from his forehead as to shew the bone.  He lived but a day after this unhappy circumstance, utterly deprived of reason.
Source: New Hampshire Gazette
Dated: Aug. 1, 1837
MORTUARY NOTICE:
ANOTHER DREADFUL DEATH FROM A BULL
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- The Scioto, (Ohio) Gazette, July 20, says: - Charles Davis, Esq. a well known, respectable farmer of Big Bottom on the Scioto, died on Tuesday night, having been dreadfully gored by one of his English Bulls on the Saturday previous.
Source: Constitution - Connecticut
Dated:  July 12, 1843
Death of REV. GEO. BEECHER - Deplorable
Casualty -   A slip from the Scioto, (O) Gazette, mentions that the Rev. GEORGE BEECHER, Pastor of the Second Presbyterian Church, was suddenly killed.  Mr. BEECHER it appears by the finding of the Coroner's jury, took a double barrelled shot gun, and went into his garden, with a view of killing the birds that destroyed his fruit and buds.  He discharged one barrel, and about five minutes afterwards he raised the muzzle of the gun to his mouth for the purpose, it is believed, of blowing into the empty barrel, at which moment the powder, in the other barrel accidently exploded, discharging the whole charge of shot into his skull, which caused instant death.  - A public meeting, at which the Hon THOMAS EWING presided, did honor to the virtues of the deceased.
     The deceased is a son of the Rev. Dr. BEECHER formerly of Litchfield, in this State, and brother of the Rev. ____ BEECHER, formerly pastor of the South Church in this city.  He was a graduate of Yale College.
Source:  Cincinnati Commercial Tribune (Cincinnati, OH) Vol. XLIII Issue: 326 Page 3
Dated:  Thursday, Aug. 30, 1883
A BRIGHT LIFE ENDED - Death of Mrs. Rachel R. Hamilton, at Portsmouth, Ohio
Special to the Commercial Gazette.
PORTSMOUTH, O., August 29 - MRS. RACHEL R. HAMILTON, relict of MR. ROBT. HAMILTON, and sister of MR. JOHN G. PEEBLES, of this city, and MR. J. SCOTT PEEBLES, of Cincinnati, died at the residence of her brother, Monday morning.
     MRS. HAMILTON was born in Shippensburg, Pa., July 28, 1798.  When but two yeas old the family removed to Chillicothe, O.  In 1819 they made their home in Portsmouth, where MRS. HAMILTON (then MISS PEEBLES) resided until her marriage to MR. ROBT. HAIMLTON.  The most of her married life was spent at Pine Grover Furnace.
     In 1856, after a years residence at Hanging Rock, O. MR. HAMILTON died greatly mourned by the entire community, to whom his life had been a blessing.
     MRS. HAMILTON then became an inmate of a sister's home at the Rock until 1875, when she came to live with her brother, MR. JOHN G. PEEBLES, of Portsmouth.
     MRS. HAMILTON was in every sense a noble Christian woman, dispensing the large wealth intrusted to her with a wise and generous hand, quick to respond to every cry of need and eager to anticipate the wants of the poor and distressed.
     She has been very feeble for a number of years, but has struggled bravely against the infirmities of age, often astonishing her friends by a display of energy and cheerfulness which seemed incompatible with so feeble a body.  She maintained a wonderful interest in her friends and in passing events up to the very close of her life.  She was a constant reader of the Commercial Gazette, looking for its arrival every day with the greatest interest.  For a week previous to her death she suffered greatly, but the end was calm and peaceful.
     The funeral services were held at the First Presbyterian Church Wednesday afternoon, REV. DR. PRATT, the pastor officiating.
 
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