Beaverton Historical Society
Gladwin County Obituary/Death Notice

   A man named Hamilton was instantly killed by a log on Wednesday morning at J. J. Watts camp 11 miles above Edenville on the Tittabawassee river. Hamilton had only arrived in camp the night before from his home in Canada. Going out early in the morning, he was set to work loading logs on sleighs, was caught by a rolling log which struck his back, breaking it and killing him instantly. The remains were brought to Sanford, from there they were sent to Canada; Mr. Watts previously wiring the sad news to his friends. Deceased was about 25 years old.
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Dec. 1880
Returned to Canada
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Gladwin County Record, Gladwin, MI
P:5 C:4
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January 2005
Tom Ladner
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