Ben Anderson Morgan Burial

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Ben Anderson Morgan Burial - THREE GRAVES i Startei By the Diggers Before a...
THREE GRAVES i Startei By the Diggers Before a Rettlac Plaeo Was Foaad , For tke Bodj of Marderer : JeaaHergaa. emciAti aiarAToa a waa aaaoTaaa, Millwood, W. Vju, December 18. The body of the marderer, John Morgan, waa to day taken to tbe farm of his father-In-law Hiram Hall, who uvea nice aad one half ml be-southeast cf here en poverty's Ridge. TbV Sheriir drove 'the hearse. - Hail poei- I lively refused to allow tha body to be buried j hi bis graveyard. He aaid that bis sons ob- Jected. Hall did not object to tha funeral until after the grave waa nearly completed, aad than said they might bury him over In tb woods. It was further learned that tba spot over in the woods waa oa Dr. Bechtsl's farm. Sheriff Shlnn waa told by Aba Casto that tha Sheriff might burr Morgan's oooy in - . - Ta. casto auTnun. Tb hearse then started In that direction and when they bad gone about two miles thev were met br a man wba notified them that they could not bury tba body there. ""laa Caste's .sons objected. Again the procession started, and this Urn in th direction of tb farm af tha Sheriff and bis brother, R. P. Shlnn. After going about one mile they wera overtaken by a messenger who Informed tha Sheriff that ba could bury the body of Morgan an th farm of John and Llsb Shlnn, brothers of tha Sheriff., Again tba funeral procession was put In motion, and this time In tb direction of Fair Plains. For tha third time tbe men commenced to dig a grave. It completed br 4 o'clock, ana Rev. W. H. Rymer conducted the services. About HO people followed th procession la - -AM. ITS atBAlTPBSntOa. It took from 0 hi tha mornina until 4:13 In the afternoon Ho dispose of the uoruee. and aa this time those la tha procession had nothing to rat and were in a pouring ram. The Sheriff took tia cornea to Hairs at th request of Hall and Morgan's wife. Tbe Sheriff: naid for a snot oa tha farm of J. M. PoHcf, and when ba agreed to take tb body to tlau a old ao at jus own personal expense. Ben Anderson Is reported to ba improving hv the doctor, and will be arrested ana brought here for trial. What the outcome of tns seconc an air win pe is oawa wa iw tea Many waneve mat aa a aa gutuy as Morgan.

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  1. The Cincinnati Enquirer,
  2. 19 Dec 1897, Sun,
  3. Page 33

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