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Misc. obits for 1902 taken from the Corinth newspapers about people from Tishomingo County.
KNIGHT
MISTOOK THE DOSE. Iuka, Mississippi, December 3rd-Harriet Knight, a colored woman who has been cooking for W.J. Moore, took a dose of strychnine today, mistaking it for quinine, and died in a few minutes in great agony.

SMITH

DIED IN WAGON WHILE HAULING CORN JOHN SMITH SUDDENLY PASSES AWAY.

Iuka, Mississippi, November 27th.

John Smith, an aged farmer, was found dead in his wagon ten miles southwest of this place yesterday.

He was driving the wagon to an adjoining farm to load with corn. Heart trouble is the supposed cause of death. Deceased was an ex Confederate veteran.

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