Brogden

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Brogden - Died at the residence of Ex-Gov. Ex-Gov....
Died at the residence of Ex-Gov. Ex-Gov. Ex-Gov. Brogden, in Wayne county, X.C , Sept, 2Gth, 1879, Nathan P. Brogden in the 19th year of his age. The cause of, and circumstances connected with, his 'death were of such a distressing character character that all minds were mantled in gloom, and all hearts in the comnuini-- comnuini-- comnuini-- v sad On Thursday morning Sept. 2ih, Bro. Brogdon while attending his Cotton Gin, : Miles from his home, ittempting to clear the saw- saw- of motes or some other obstruction, his right hand was caught, and drawn into the gin, then running at usual speed ami -ut -ut oil' his arm to the elbow, literally -tripped -tripped of fiesh and crushed before the gin could be stopped there being no one near him at the time. He lay iii tie ring, bleeding and sinking on a pile of cotton seed; blood puddling around him. from about 10 A. M. till 'lark when he was removed to the horns of his brother where he died next morning at o o'clock A. M. He said he was dying and. felt sure he was going to Heaven and said "tell every body I am gone to Heaven." J. M.V1IOXEY. Mt. Olive, X. C, Oct. 17th, 1876.

Clipped from Raleigh Christian Advocate29 Oct 1879, WedPage 7

Raleigh Christian Advocate (Raleigh, North Carolina)29 Oct 1879, WedPage 7
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