SAMPSON, CHARLES - Vinton County, Ohio | CHARLES SAMPSON - Ohio Gravestone Photos


Locust Grove Cemetery
Vinton County,

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DEATH IN A COAL MINE • Three Men Killed by Explosion of Ga in Ah Ohio Mine
NEW STRAITSVILLE, 0., Nov. 2 — Maurice O'Brien, miner; Charles Sampson. stable bos®, and Herbert Coran, bookkeeper, were killed by an explosion of gas In the Lost Run mine, owned by the Buckeye Coal company, n;ar here today. It Is supposed the gas found its way into the mine from ar. adjoining mine which had been abandoned for several years, probably through an opening made by digging out the coal. No one knows how the men came to be In the mine, but it is be leved they went j in to explore It and that the gas was ignited by the lights they carried.

Contributed on 3/31/14 by Fsampsonf
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Record #: 185667

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Submitted: 3/31/14 • Approved: 3/31/14 • Last Updated: 8/14/15 • R185667-G0-S3

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