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Mitchel Ronald, 1892 obituary, Roslyn, Washington
Posted by: Lynn (ID *****7973) Date: February 02, 2004 at 17:28:49
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"MITCHEL RONALD was born among the green hills of romantic Scotland, in the little inland village of Lankarkshire, where he spent the early morning of his life roaming among the heather of his native Highlands. At the age of 11 he came with his parents across the broad Atlantic and located at Streator, Illinois, where he stayed until twenty more years of his life had passed away. He came to Roslyn three years ago where he has since resided and proved himself to be a true man. His whole being was imbued with that chivalry, integrity and intelligence which is a characteristic of the inhabitants of the land of bards and poetry. He leaves a wife and six bright children. The last sacred and solemn rites were performed by his nearest friends, who tenderly carried him, and laid him in the city of the dead, where all care, trouble and ???"

--This obituary was in a list of those who died in the Number 1 mine explosion in Roslyn, Washington State, on May 10, 1892. It was copied from an original newspaper article; question marks indicate a place the paper was torn. The copier of the paper did not indicate which paper, so I cannot give the issue or paper's name, but it is believed to be from the Roslyn paper. This is NOT my relative, and I know no other information on him.

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