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Graves of Unusual DeathsThomas Jefferson "Jeff" Mitchell - Hood County, TX

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Jeff Mitchell was shot and killed by a Hood County Jail prison guard when he attempted to help his father, Cooney Mitchell, avoid the hangman's noose. While weathered, his headstone notes his fate.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 5/22/2018

last visited: never

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Graves of Unusual DeathsNelson S. "Cooney" Mitchell - Hood County, TX

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Nelson "Cooney" Mitchell, the namesake for Mitchell Bend and the Mitchell Bend Cemetery, is the only man ever legally hanged in Hood County, TX. He was "hung" at Granbury, as noted on his original headstone.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 5/22/2018

last visited: never

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Graves of Unusual DeathsJared C. Hunt - Agawam, MA

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Jared C. Hunt was mortally wounded in the Battle of the Wilderness during the Civil War. His grave is located in Agawam Center, 820 Main Street, Agawam, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 5/22/2018

last visited: never

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Graves of Unusual DeathsCorp. Jules R. Allen - Reading, MA

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The grave of Corporal Jules R. Allen, who was killed at the Battle of Gettysburg, is located in Laurel Hill Cemetery at 25 Lowell Street, Reading, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 5/21/2018

last visited: never

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Graves of Unusual DeathsJohn Murray - Enfield, CT

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The grave of John Murray, who was killed in the Battle of Antietam during the Civil War, is located in Thompsonville Cemetery, Enfield, CT.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Connecticut

date approved: 5/16/2018

last visited: never

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Graves of Unusual DeathsSamuel L. Watton - Enfield, CT

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The grave of Samuel L. Watton, who was "killed by cars", is located in Thompsonville Cemetery in Enfield, CT.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Connecticut

date approved: 5/15/2018

last visited: never

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Graves of Unusual DeathsDeacon Aaron Colton - Longmeadow, MA

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The grave of Deacon Aaron Colton, who died of smallpox, is located in Longmeadow Cemetery at 34 Williams Street, Longmeadow, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 5/14/2018

last visited: never

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Graves of Unusual DeathsW.B. Ribble - Hood County, TX

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William B. "Byla" Ribble died as the result of a bite from a rabid dog. He is buried with several of his family members in Long Creek Cemetery, north of Granbury in rural Hood County, TX.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 5/14/2018

last visited: never

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Graves of Unusual DeathsJ.M. Ribble - Hood County, TX

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James M. "Jim" Ribble died as the result of a bite from a rabid dog. He is buried with several of his family members in Long Creek Cemetery, north of Granbury in rural Hood County, TX.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 5/14/2018

last visited: never

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Graves of Unusual DeathsColonel David Leonard - West Springfield, MA

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Colonel David Leonard died of smallpox at Lake George, NY while serving at Fort Ticonderoga during the Revolutionary War. His grave is located in Park Street Cemetery in West Springfield, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 5/11/2018

last visited: never

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Graves of Unusual DeathsDaft Smith Churchill - Nottingham General Cemetery - Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

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Memorial obelisk to Mr Daft Smith Churchill, one of the original directors of the General Cemetery, who lost his life in the wreck of the ship Forfarshire in 1837.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/8/2018

last visited: never

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Graves of Unusual DeathsClaborn W. Wild - Monroe, OR

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The oldest unusual death grave I've come across on the West Coast.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NW_history_buff

location: Oregon

date approved: 5/8/2018

last visited: never

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Graves of Unusual DeathsJack Llewellyn Knight - Cool, TX

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Medal of Honor recipient Jack Llewellyn Knight is buried in Holders Chapel Cemetery, Cool, TX, and his headstone notes that he was killed in action during World War II.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 5/3/2018

last visited: never

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Graves of Unusual DeathsPrivate Claude B. Jordan - Smith County, TX

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Private Claude B. Jordan was a casualty of the Great War, and his headstone references his personal sacrifice. He is buried in Sabine Cemetery, northeast of Lindale in rural Smith County, TX.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 4/30/2018

last visited: never

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Graves of Unusual DeathsGeneral Patrick Cleburne - Helena, Arkansas

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This 15 foot tall marble memorial, along with a horizontal gravestone, is located in the Confederate Cemetery - located on a hill overlooking the main Maple Hill Cemetery - 1617 Franklin Street in Helena Arkansas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Arkansas

date approved: 4/26/2018

last visited: never

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Graves of Unusual DeathsEdward Ives - West Springfield, MA

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The grave of Edward Ives, who died of consumption (tuberculosis) is located in Park Street Cemetery in West Springdield, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 4/23/2018

last visited: never

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Graves of Unusual DeathsLewis Stebbins - Longmeadow, MA

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The grave of Lewis Stebbins, who died of smallpox by inoculation, is located in Longmeadow Cemetery, Longmeadow, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 4/18/2018

last visited: never

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Graves of Unusual DeathsSamuel G. Button - West Winfield, NY

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The family grave of Samuel G. Button, who was killed at the Battle of Spotsylvania Court House in Virginia during the Civil War, is located in West Winfield Cemetery, West Winfield, NY. Samuel G. Button

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: New York

date approved: 4/16/2018

last visited: never

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Graves of Unusual DeathsSam Vanstory - Poolville, TX

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Sam Vanstory died for his country in the Great War, at the very young age of sixteen. He is buried in Poolville Cemetery, Poolville, TX.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 4/15/2018

last visited: never

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Graves of Unusual DeathsWillie Cox - Poolville, TX

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Willie Cox died of whooping cough as a child in 1902, and is buried in Poolville Cemetery, Poolville, TX.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 4/15/2018

last visited: never

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Graves of Unusual DeathsSophia L. McLachlan - Lunenburg, NS

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The second oldest and the largest cemetery in Lunenburg, it has been in use by the town since the mid 1700s, when the first British settlers arrived. In the cemetery is a truly unusual grave, that of a young girl who "Died of a Broken Heart".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 4/14/2018

last visited: never

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Graves of Unusual DeathsCapt. Oliver R. Post - Granby, CT

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A family monument in Granby Cemetery on North Granby Road, SR 189, in Granby, CT indicates that Capt. Oliver R. Post was killed in the Battle of Peachtree Creek, GA and is buried in Marietta, GA.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Connecticut

date approved: 4/14/2018

last visited: never

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Graves of Unusual DeathsRichard Austin - Suffield, CT

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The solitary roadside grave of smallpox victim Richard Austin is located on the west bank of the Connecticut River just off River Blvd. in Suffield, CT.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Connecticut

date approved: 4/11/2018

last visited: never

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Graves of Unusual DeathsWilliam Hattenfels - Boggabri, NSW

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William Hattenfels was accidentally electrocuted 29th June 1948 aged 37 years.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tuena

location: New South Wales, Australia

date approved: 4/7/2018

last visited: never

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Graves of Unusual DeathsArthur Hood - Shelburne, NS

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One of the oldest cemeteries in this corner of Nova Scotia, in one of the oldest towns, was established at the first church to be built in the town.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 4/6/2018

last visited: never

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