Tag Archives: Accidental gun deaths

Andrew Luce accidently shot – 1884

“Accidentally Killed. Another Case of Didn’t Know it was Loaded. We hear some particulars of the accidental shooting of a young man up the Middle Fork, about thirty miles distant from Eugene.  As is usually the case the party who … Continue reading

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Tragic Death of Marcellus B. Pitney September 20, 1895

“Death of M.B. Pitney. It seems that we were misinformed last week as to some of the facts relating to [the] sad accident which caused the death of M.B. Pitney. He had just finished his dinner when the storm came up when … Continue reading

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Edward Brabham Dies Nov 25, 1895 in Hunting Accident

“Edward Brabham accidentally shot himself while out hunting near Springfield Monday [Nov 25, 1895]*. While getting over a fence the gun was accidentally discharged, the contents entering his side in the region of the heart. The young man was about … Continue reading

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Fate of C.M. Martin – Victim of an Accidental Gun Shot

“Shot through the heart Sewell C. Smith of Thurston was the messenger who brought the sad news to this city about 10 o’clock last night that C.M. Martin of Creswell who has been visiting Mr. Smith at his  home at Thurston had … Continue reading

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