Name of Deceased: James England
Date: March 5, ?
Submitters Name: Ann Baughman
Obit: Death from Injuries Received in Mine
James England, of Deepwater, died Thursday of last week, from injuries received in his coal mine on the 5th of March. He had not been in the mine for several months and had gone down to inspect it, when a big rock, without a warning noise, fell on his back and left side. Two men lifted the rock off him and he was taken home, but he was injured so that death resulted.
Deceseased was born in St. Louis in 1862, being 59 years of age, and had been a resident of Henry county for 36 years. He was a member of the Latter Day Saints church and was a Mason.
He is survived by his wife, two sons and two daughters: Charles and Harry England, married and living in Deepwater, and Mrs. Earl Huey and Miss Mary England, at home. He also leaves three brothers and two sisters: William, Joseph, Edmund and Misses Jane and Elizabeth, all living east of Clinton.
Funeral services were conducted at the residence, at 2 pm last Saturaday, by Rev. Walkup, of Deepwater, and Rev. Lindsey, of Clinton and the remains were interred in Englewood cemetery. About fifty Masons attended and conducted the service at the grave.
(James England was born 24 Nov 1862, St. Louis, Mo. died 1921 Clinton, Mo. Married Hannah Jervis. He was son of Wm. England b. 1833 England and Sarah Eccles b. 1840 England.)