The Ringgold Record, 1887
NOTICE of DEATH.
Marion STINTSON (sic, should be STINSON), who shot himself last week, died on Sunday morning, having lived since Friday
morning with a terrible bullet hole in his head. He was buried at Bethel [Cemetery near
Diagonal] on Tuesday. No cause is yet known for the rash act. It is not true, as has been
stated, that he was drinking. He had not been known to drink any since the 5th of July.
NOTE: Marion STINSON was the son of Seth STINSON (1809-1885) and Elizabeth (STAHL) STINSON (1810-1890), and was married on April 26, 1879, Marion, Linn County, Iowa, to Mary E. (BLACK)
STINSON, the daughter of John and Martha A. BLACK. Marion and Mary E. (BLACK) STINSON were the parents of Maggie Mae (STINSON) BYSE (1881-1959) and James E. (or Deft) STINSON.
Transcription & note by Sharon R. Becker, 2008
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