George Albert Guy
Father: John T. Guy
- Sex: M
- Born: 28 OCT 1873 in New Lexington, Perry, Ohio
- Died: 3 FEB 1907 in Hastings, Adams, Nebraska
- CAUS: Accidental Crushing - Horses/Train
Accidentally Killed - (Atwood Kansas Republican Citizen - Feb. 28, 1907)
About 5 PM Last Saturday, February 3, 1907, George A. Guy was killed in the Burlington R.R. yards at Hastings, Nebr. He was accompanying an emigr ant car loaded with household goods, wagons, harness and three head of horses in transit from Mahaska County, Iowa to Atwood, the horses were part itioned off in one end of the car. At Hastings a switch engine picked up the car, made a flying switch sending it on a siding where there were several heavily loaded cars, with such force that when it struck them it threw the horses against the partition which gave way coming down on Mr. Guy, killing him almost instantly. F.H. Guy of this city received a telegram Sunday at 9 a.m. notifying him of his brothers death; he and Albert Heming drove to Trenton where they took the first train, At Oxford they met the remains which Mr. Guy accompanied arriving in Atwood at 2 p.m . Monday. Mr. Hemming went on to Hastings where he investigated the inexcusable negligence of the Rail Road Company which caused the serious accident.
Funeral services were conducted at the Christian Church at 3 p.m. February 26th by Rev. Ashton assisted by the Woodman Lodge of which the deceased was a member, the remains were interred in the Atwood Cemetery.
George A. Guy was born in McLean County Illinois, October 28th, 1874. in the spring of 1887 he came with his parents to Rawlins County where his father located on a homestead in the western part of Driftwood township where he resided until October 1902, when he and Mrs. Guy returned to Armington, Illinois, where the father died Jan 3rd 1903 and the mother Nov . 26th 1904. George was married May 18th 1898 to Miss Nannie Whistman of Mikesell township. In October 1900 he and his family removed to Lakonta, Iowa, where they have since resided.
Mrs. Guy and their three small children arrived here Feb. 19th going to her fathers home, where she was anxiously awaiting the arrival of her husband. Mr. Guy leaves to mourn his untimely death, his wife and three children, Lizzie, seven years old, Franklin, four years old, and Neva, three months old, two brothers, F.H. Guy of Atwood and W.M. Guy of Boicourt , Kansas, and four sisters, Mrs. M.S. Hainline of Armstrong, Illinois, Mr s. M.F. Boling of Paonia, Colo., and Mrs. S.G. Morgan of Burntwood township in this county. The brothers and sisters were all notified by wire and all were present at the funeral except Mrs. Boling. W.M. Guy met his sister, Mrs. Hainline and Mrs. Leach at Kansas City and they arrived here at two oclock Tuesday.
The Guys have been identified with Rawlins county for years and are highly respected people. The sorrowing relatives have the heartfelt sympathy of the whole community in their bereavement.
The relatives request us to announce that they each most sincerely thank the many friends who so kindly assisted them in every way possible.
- Record Updated: 16 FEB 2006
, b. 5 JUN 1827 in Zanesville, Perry Co. Ohio
Mother: Malina T. Henderson
, b. 14 JAN 1833 in Ohio
Family 1: Nancy Jane Whisman
, b. 22 AUG 1875 in Rose Hill, Lee Co., Virginia
- Married: 18 MAY 1898 in Atwood, Rawlins, KS
- Lizzie Marie Guy, b. 9 APR 1899 in Atwood, Rawlins, Kansas
- Franklin Earl Guy, b. 19 NOV 1902 in Union Twp., Fayette Co., Iowa
- Neva Emaline Guy, b. 13 NOV 1906 in Eddyville, Mahaska, Iowa
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