• Contact


    Have a question? Email Me!
  • Get Social

  • Categories

  • Blog Archives

  • Header Photo Credit

    The Jubilee Singers. (1875). Image courtesy of the New York Public Library.

Death of James Floyd

Fatally Hurt
Nashville Globe – January 25, 1907
Pg. 5

James Floyd was fatally hurt last Monday at the powerhouse of the Nashville Railway and Light Co., on First avenue, North. He died the following day. Mr. Floyd was caught between a large coal bucket and the woodwork of the building, his head catching the full weight of the bucket, when the unfortunate mad was extricated it was found that his neck and scalp were badly cut and his skull crushed. Mr. Floyd was carried to the infirmary of Drs. Eve, where his injuries were attended to. In spite of the best medical treatment he passed away. He was about 25 years old and had been employed at the power-house but a very few days.

About these ads
Previous Post
Leave a comment

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

%d bloggers like this: