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THORNTON, George


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    Nanty Glo Journal, 6 Dec 1923, Contributed by Lynne Canterbury

BARNESBORO MAN SUICIDE --

George Thornton, aged 78, committed suicide in a ravine near his home at North Barnesboro one day last week, by firing a bullet from a revolver into his mouth. Workmen nearby discovered the body after hearing the shot. Death followed immediately. His wife and several grown children survive. He became despondent because of ill health.

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