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Felix Frazier - maybe sp Frasier
Posted by: Loyd (ID *****2793) Date: February 28, 2008 at 12:28:11
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A couple of newspaper articles about a lost Frazier--maybe spelled Frasier--he must belong to some Frazier/Frasier family somewhere, some mother, father, or sibling always wondered, but never knew what happened to him. The first article goes into lengthy, gory detail as was the fashion in journalism back then. I'm not a Frasier family researcher, but if you are interested, post a message for more info.

From the Newkirk, Oklahoma, Republican News Journal, 24 June 1903
HORRIBLE DEATH.
Felix Frazier found dead on the Santa Fe R. R. Last Friday morning, June 19th.
Felix Frazier was a man about 38 years of age, a painter by trade, and came to Newkirk about one year ago. He was a good mechanic and has been employed from time to time at good wages. He was a victim of strong drink and frequently got on protracted sprees. Thursday he had been drinking very had and was last seen alive about 9 oíclock Thursday evening in an intoxicated condition. The next seen of the unfortunate man is later told by the testimony of witnesses at the coronerís inquest at police headquarters Friday afternoon.

From the Newkirk, Oklahoma, Democrat-Herald, 26 June 1903

Alec Frazier, a painter who has been in the town for the past year was run over and horribly mangled by a train last Thursday evening. The body was removed to the undertakerís rooms of G. Alberti. A coronerís inquest was held Friday morning. Effort was made to find his relatives but to no avail. The body was buried in Newkirk Cemetery Saturday.





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