Gasconade County Missouri
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Gasconade County, Missouri
Accidents and Tragedies

Mrs. Felix Lauer
While Mrs. Felix Lauer was engaged in making apple butter, in the yard at her home 2 miles southwest of Stony Hill last Thursday afternoon, Oct. 8, her dress caught fire and before the flames could be extingushed she was so badly burned that she died Monday afternoon of this week.  Her husband had his hand very badly burned in trying to extinguish the fire. Mrs. Lauer was 42 years old and leaves a husband and several children to mourn her sad demise.- New Haven Leader
Source: Owensville Republican, Owensville, MO., Oct. 22, 1896


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