Sunday, September 13, 2015

John J. Fitzpatrick, Died in a Railroad Accident

John Fitzpatrick was fatally injured in an accident in Sterling, Ohio on September 12, 1890, when he lost his grip while boarding the caboose of the Cleveland, Wheeling and Lorain Railroad. He had resided in Sandusky until a bout 1885, when he moved to Lorain, Ohio.  Mr. Fitzpatrick left behind his parents and a young wife. John Fitzpatrick was buried in the St. Joseph Cemetery in Sandusky, Ohio. An obituary for John Fitzpatrick appeared in the September 13, 1890 issue of the Sandusky Register.

Note: While his tombstone lists his name as John Fitzpatrick, the obituary in the Register listed his name as John F. Patrick

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