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Surname First_name Date_of_Event Date_Published Age Combined_description
Anderson William 5 Oct 1884 12 Oct 1884, p 5 5m 29d In CC. Parents: William and Mollie Anderson. "The rangers brought in Francisco Peralto, charged with killing Jose Arellano. The prisoner confessed to the killing, but claimed that the other party, without provocation, hit him on the head with a quirt. He fell and as he rose he started to strike him again, when he pulled a knife out of his boot and struck him. The knife went to the handle in Arellano's heart. he walked a few steps and fell dead. No witnesses to the transaction. Prisoner was sent to the county jail to await action of the grand jury."
Arellano Jose 24 Feb 1893, p 1
Arispe Fidel 21 Jun 1893 30 Jun 1893, p 7 News item from San Diego, Texas, June 23: "Reports from the country state that Mr. Fidel Arispe, late of Webb county, shot and killed himself on the 21st. The shooting took place at the La Jarita ranch. The reason of his taking this way of causing a funeral is not known, but unrequited love is the supposition."
Armstrong Mollie Durst 25 Dec 1897 31 Dec 1897, p 6 In Austin. Husband: John B. Armstrong.
Arnell T. J. 20 Jan 1899, p 3 News item from Refugio. T. J. Arnell was shot and killed by his stepson, Eric Perry, age 17. Shot with a 32-calibre Winchester. The article explains how Arnell first came at Perry with the rifle aimed at Perry. Perry turned it around towards Arnell during the struggle and the gun went off, "causing almost instant death."
Ashbrook Mary S. 29 Jun 1885 12 Jul 1885, p 5 43 At Wentzville, Mo. Wife of James E. Ashbrook, and the only child of Mrs. E. A. and the late Lowery Mathews. Mother of wife of Richard King, Jr.
Atkins Emmett 23 Oct 1893 27 Oct 1893, p 7 News item from Beeville. Suicide by morphine. Son of J. B. Atkins. Died at their ranch 8 miles from Beeville.
Atkins Thos. Byron 8 Oct 1898 14 Oct 1898, p 1 28y News item from Beeville. Died in Logansport, LA. Buried in Beeville.
Atkinson 3 Aug 1886 8 Aug 1886, p 4 Rockport. Father of U. N. Atkinson, of Rockport.
Atlee Arthur Light 11 Apr 1885 19 Apr 1885, p 5 5m 28d Laredo, Texas, of fever from teething. Son of B. G. and A. J. Atlee.
Atlee Mrs. D. G. 10 Jul 1885 12 Jul 1885, p 5 about 76y In Athens, Tenn. Mother of Mrs. John S. McCampbell of CC and of Dr. B. G. and E. A. Atlee of Laredo.
Aubrey Carlos 12 Jun 1891 13 Jun 1891, p 7 In the City of Mexico. Committed suicide by poisoning himself after he lost $210. Aubrey was the Mexican National railroad express messenger.
Augland Mr. & Mrs. D. 19 Jul 1885, p 8 At Wills Point in Zandt Co. Both committed suicide 5 days apart after boys teased the Italians and played tricks on them and lead them to believe they would murder them. The older couple did not speak English very well. Lengthy story.
Autrey John 13 Nov 1891, p 7 " … killed on a train near Monterrey, Mex. He was walking on top of a freight car, and presumably, fell in between them."
Avelos Antonio 12 Sep 1902, p 5 "…, a well known Mexican laborer, was found dead in the Sidbury lumber yard last Saturday morning by Mr. T. J. Noakes. Deceased was a hard drinker, and it is supposed he died from the effects of an overdose of alcohol. When found he had been dead for over 24 hours."
Avilla Ramon Jul 1892 29 Jul 1892, p 8 News item from Laredo, Texas: "Mr. F. S. Ulmer, who owns half interest in the large lumber business of Cameron and Ulmer, discovered a thief carrying off lumber from his yard, and hailing him twice fired at him four times with a pistol with the effect of killing a Mexican by the name of Ramon Avilla. Mr. Ulmer had his examining trial today and was released on a nominal bond of $100."
Ayres Mary Atlee 19 Feb 1902 21 Feb 1902, p 4 Died at her home in San Antonio. Husband: N. T. Ayres. Three children: Mrs. Gussie Young, of Temple; Mrs. Anna Webster, of Waco; Atlee Ayres, of San Antonio. Siblings: Mrs. A. V. Cox, of Beeville; Dr. John L. Atlee, of Chattanooga, Tenn.; Mrs. J. S. McCampbell, of CC; Mrs. S. C. Luter, of Athens, Tenn.; E. A. Atlee, of Laredo; Dr. B. G. Atlee, of Monterey, Mexico. Article indicates that Athens, Tenn. was the old family homestead.
Bachman J. H. 14 Nov 1901 22 Nov 1901, p 8 See entry for J. H. Kellsall.
Bacza Sebastion 10 Jun 1883, p 1 Died in Yucatan. Circus accident: Burned by kerosene lamp.
Bailey F. J. 19 Jan 1900, p 5 57y In Beeville, of consumption, at the home of her son-in-law, J. R. White. Widow of Captain Bailey. Buried in Rockport, her home.
Bailey Joe 26 Jul 1884 3 Aug 1884, p 1 Lived near Tyler. "… was called out of his house and shot to death … "
Bailey John 10 Mar 1899, p 3 News item from Childress, Texas, dated March 9: "John Bailey and Tom Palmer, well connected young men, met in a saloon and after a few words drew their pistols and began firing, continuing until both fell mortally wounded. Bailey was shot twice in the body and his hand was shattered. Palmer got two bullets in his body. The fathers of the two men were sent for and arrived before the end, which came to the duelists at the same moment. As they fired, the two men walked toward each other, neither seeming to care for himself so long as he inflicted mortal wounds. Land litigation was the cause."
Baker Joe "recently" 23 Mar 1884, p 1 At Black Jack Grove. Shot by John Parker after Baker had shot Parker first. They both died.
Baker Irene 15 Jun 1902 20 Jun 1902, p 8 19y In San Antonio, of hydrophobia. Had been bitten by a rabid dog three weeks prior to her death. "This is the third death from hydrophobia here in four months."
Baldeschweiler Andrew 16 Dec 1898, p 5 52y Initial report of injury, fell 16-18 feet from scaffolding, causing paralysis. Happened at Wade City, Nueces county. Carpenter and builder. He "was the first American born child in Corpus Christi." Moved to San Patricio approx. 1878. Married Miss Ryan of San Patricio. Had 9 children. Brother in Laredo. Sister in Galveston.