MOPULASK-L ArchivesArchiver > MOPULASK > 2005-07 > 1121353038
From: "joy magee" <>
Subject: leslie bland flynn- son of luther flynn and victoria ann patterson
Date: Thu, 14 Jul 2005 09:57:18 -0500
> the richland mirror- oct 2 1924-richland mo.
> HOW LESLIE FLYNN WAS KILLED
> in a letter from regan newberry, quincy, ,california
> to his parents mr and mrs j. m. newberry of neodesha, kansas, he gives an
> acccount of the
> fatal accident of his uncle.leslie b flynn which we
> give below;.
> "we were working about 35 feet up in the air on
> the first deck of the bridge when leslie called for a nail from above, on
> the second deck. he took a
> step backward and missed the gangplank and fell, turning over in the air.
> abiut 3 feet from the
> bottom his head hit a brace and a a result it broke his skull all the way
> around. his neck and right leg were broken. his broken skull caused a
> hemorrhage of the brain and he bled from his eyes, nose, ears, and mouth.
> i was only 6 or 8 feet from him when he hit the rock- he never spoke
> another word as he died instantly. another
> carpenter and myself made a stretcher and carried him to the road. we then
> put a blanket over him and took him 11 miles to the nearest dr
> who pronounced him dead.
> ==== FLYNN Mailing List ====
> Flynn Genealogy Forum http://genforum.genealogy.com/flynn/
> Flynn Clan of America http://www.clansandnames.org/flynn.shtml
> Flynn One Name Study http://www.connorsgenealogy.com/flynn/
> Search the US Census Collection. Over 140 million records added in the
> last 12 months. Largest online collection in the world. Learn more:
|leslie bland flynn- son of luther flynn and victoria ann patterson by "joy magee" <>|