Hugh McCune Obituary

Cook County Herald, May 22, 1908
Cook County Herald, Arlington Heights IL

May 22, 1908

Hugh A. McCune, a farmer, residing sixteen miles north of Quincy, and his 10-

year-old son were killed by lightning, their bodies not being found until the

next day. McCune and his son were working in a field and sought the shelter of

a tree, when stricken down by the bolt.

[1900 Federal Census shows a Hugh Mccuni (sp) age 24, Luena Mccuni age 18, and James Mccuni, age 2 in Quincy Ward 7. Presumed the son was James. Ed.}

 

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